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[06/02/10 - 10:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 2
Updates include: Sanaa Lathan joins HBO's "Tilda"; ABC passes on CBS's "Old Christine"; and Lisa Zwerling to consult on NBC's "The Event."

[06/02/10 - 03:21 PM]
Shattering Records On-Air and Online, Bravo Earns Best May Ever in All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/02/10 - 03:15 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Nomads" (The CW)

[06/02/10 - 02:02 PM]
May Belongs to Usa
USA spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/02/10 - 01:11 PM]
History(Tm) Posts Best May in Network History
History spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/02/10 - 12:36 PM]
Discovery Channel Celebrates 25 Years of Innovation, Excellence and Groundbreaking Nonfiction Programming
The cable channel confirms its anniversary plans, airing June 13-19.

[06/02/10 - 11:30 AM]
George Clooney Joins Super-Star Line-Up at Spike's "Guys Choice"
Also just added: LeBron James, Ben Affleck, Sir Ben Kingsley, Kiefer Sutherland and the cast of "The Hangover."

[06/02/10 - 11:08 AM]
FOX Scores Another Weekly Win
FOX spins the numbers for the week of May 24-30.

[06/02/10 - 11:00 AM]
Disney Channel Posts Its Most-Watched May Ever in Total Day in Total Viewers, Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/02/10 - 10:59 AM]
ABC Generates Year-To-Year Increases for the 2nd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 24-30.

[06/02/10 - 10:58 AM]
Summer's Hottest Concert Event, "Cma Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock," Airs Wednesday, September 1 on the ABC Television Network
Trace Adkins, Jason Aldean, Billy Currington, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley are among those featured.

[06/02/10 - 10:54 AM]
CBS Finishes the Last Week of the Season with Nine of the Top 10 Scripted Series
CBS spins the numbers for the week of May 24-30.

[06/02/10 - 10:43 AM]
Nickelodeon Ranks as Basic Cable's Top Network with Kids, Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/02/10 - 10:40 AM]
Jamey Johnson, Leann Rimes, Keith Urban and John Mayer Debut New Music at the "2010 CMT Music Awards"
Johnson will debut "Macon", while Rimes will perform a contemporary rendition of the John Anderson classic, "Swingin.'"

[06/02/10 - 10:14 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Hellcats" (The CW)

[06/02/10 - 10:13 AM]
Artists Join the 7th Annual '2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The Dirty South' Celebration Premiering on Monday, June 7 at 9 PM ET/PT
Asher Roth, Bow Wow, Brandy, Diddy, DJ Kid Capri, Drake, Fabolous, Geto Boys, Jonah Hill, Keri Hilson, Khujo Goodie, Lauren London, Romeo, Ray J, Silkk the Shocker and T.I. are among those set to appear.

[06/02/10 - 10:09 AM]
Herb Scannell Named President of BBC Worldwide America
Scannell was most recently CEO of Next New Networks, a digital media company he co-founded in 2006.

[06/02/10 - 10:02 AM]
The All-New Season of "Futurama" Premieres on Comedy Central Thursday, June 24 at 10:00 P.M.
The 12 new episodes include its 100th installment on Thursday, September 2.

[06/02/10 - 09:56 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of May 24-30
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 24-30.

[06/02/10 - 09:47 AM]
Syfy Celebrates Summer 2010 with First Ever Thursday Night Reality Block Featuring Mary Knows Best and Fact Or Faked
The cable channel confirms its previously announced lineup.

[06/02/10 - 08:56 AM]
Oxygen Media Records Its Best May in Network History with Double-Digit Increases Across All Demos
Oxygen spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/02/10 - 08:39 AM]
Wipeout Special Pulls ABC's Top Summer Slot Numbers in Nearly 2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 1.

[06/02/10 - 07:35 AM]
A&E Finishes Best May in Network History Among Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
A&E spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/02/10 - 07:34 AM]
A&E Presents All New Seasons of Signature Monday Night Nonfiction Series Back-To-Back on June 28
"Intervention" and "Obsessed" return for their ninth and second seasons, respectively.

[06/02/10 - 07:34 AM]
Frances Berwick Elevated to President, Bravo Media
Berwick previously held the post of Executive Vice President and General Manager.

[06/02/10 - 07:26 AM]
Musical Performances from Tony(R) Award-Nominated Broadway Shows Will Be Featured on "The 64th Annual Tony(R) Awards," June 13 on Cbs
"American Idiot," "Fela!," "Memphis" "Million Dollar Quartet," "La Cage aux Folles," "A Little Night Music" and "Ragtime" will all be showcased.

[06/02/10 - 07:09 AM]
MTV News Gives Fans a Front Row Seat to the "Jersey Shore Blow-Out at the 2010 MTV Movie Awards"
Snooki, Pauly, Jenni, Mike, Angelina, Sammi, Ronnie and Vinny will be on hand to present the world with the first 10 minutes of the new season.

[06/02/10 - 12:13 AM]
Interview: "So You Think You Can Dance's" Nigel Lythgoe, Adam Shankman & Mandy Moore

[06/01/10 - 06:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 1
Updates include: Liz Vassey to depart "CSI"; ABC to revisit "How to Be a Better American"; and Jason Priestley to recur on ABC's "Scoundrels."

[06/01/10 - 03:06 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Breakout Kings" (FOX)

[06/01/10 - 02:38 PM]
USA Network's "Royal Pains" Begins New Season on June 3 with a Selection of Clever, Branded Products
Said offerings include talking bobblehead figures, a "HankMed" digital thermometer, "HankMed" branded T-shirts, water bottles, baseball caps and mugs.

[06/01/10 - 01:08 PM]
NBC's New Summer Alternative Series 'Breakthrough with Tony Robbins' Will Premiere Tuesday, July 27 (8-9 P.M. Et)
Plus: Shauna Minoprio and Tom Forman have been added as executive producers, while Bruce Beresford-Redman is no longer credited.

[06/01/10 - 11:08 AM]
Stanley Cup Final Posts Best Game 2 Overnight on Record
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, May 31.

[06/01/10 - 10:48 AM]
TNT and Curves Join in Summer-Long Strong Woman Challenge
Plus: special sneak-preview screenings of TNT's new drama "Rizzoli & Isles" will be held in Curves locations around the country.

[06/01/10 - 10:47 AM]
ABC May Hold "Wife Swap," "Primetime" for Next Season
The remaining originals of each series are being held for the time being, either for later this summer or even next year.

[06/01/10 - 10:45 AM]
Warner BroS. Television Announces Executive Appointments for Development and Current Programming Departments
These appointments complete the formation of the division's new creative management structure.

[06/01/10 - 10:28 AM]
Centric Puts the Spotlight on the Comeback Trail of R&b Recording Group Dru Hill with New Series 'Keith Sweat's Platinum House'
The newcomer launches Monday, June 28 at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/01/10 - 10:27 AM]
BET Networks Acquires Debmar-Mercury's 'The Wendy Williams Show' for Season Two Domestically
Plus: the series will air on its international networks in the United Kingdom, Africa and the Middle East in 54 countries starting in July.

[06/01/10 - 10:20 AM]
Spike TV's "Guys Choice" to Induct Academy Award Winning "Goodfellas" Into the Guy Movie Hall of Fame Marking 20th Anniversary
James Gandolfini will present the award to the film's co-stars Robert De Niro and Ray Liotta.

[06/01/10 - 10:17 AM]
America's Film Luminaries Gather to Pay Tribute to Acclaimed Director Mike Nichols
Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Candice Bergen, Nora Ephron, Calista Flockhart, Harrison Ford and Dustin Hoffman will be on hand for the TV Land event, airing Saturday, June 26.

[06/01/10 - 09:57 AM]
Vibrant Miami Style Inspires Designer David Bromstad in HGTV's "Color Splash: Miami"
The cable channel's franchise returns Sunday, June 13 at 11:00/10:00c.

[06/01/10 - 09:51 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Ride-Along" (FOX)

[06/01/10 - 08:58 AM]
ABC Marks Top Memorial Day in 4 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 31.

[06/01/10 - 08:48 AM]
Melissa Peterman Hosts Country Music's Hottest Red Carpet When the Live "CMT Music Awards Red Carpet 2010" Premieres Wednesday, June 9
The one-hour special begins at 7:00/6:00c.

[06/01/10 - 08:38 AM]
Updated Premiere Date for A&E Scripted Drama "The Glades" - Now July 11th at 10pm ET/PT
Originally set for Tuesdays, the newcomer will air Sundays at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/01/10 - 07:27 AM]
Syfy to Present the Greatest American Hero Marathon on Sunday, July 4, from 9am-5am
Later this year, Syfy will run its traditional New Year's "Twilight Zone" marathon.

[06/01/10 - 03:01 AM]
Paula Abdul to Receive Always Next, Forever Now Icon Award at Logo's Third Annual 'Newnownext Awards' 2010
Past recipients for the Always Next, Forever Now Icon Award have included Britney Spears and Janet Jackson.

[05/31/10 - 12:33 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "This Little Piggy" (NBC)

[05/31/10 - 12:32 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Paul Reiser Show, The" (NBC)

[05/30/10 - 12:10 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "It Takes a Village" (ABC)







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[03/04/15 - 03:03 PM]
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Year-to-date, "Bella and the Bulldogs" is the number-one show on Nickelodeon with premieres averaging two million total viewers.

[03/04/15 - 01:43 PM]
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[03/04/15 - 11:38 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 11:30 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 11:10 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 10:15 AM]
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The show's winter finale is set for March 6, with the spring episodes slated to launch April 10.

[03/04/15 - 10:01 AM]
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The scripted comedy centers on celebrity impressionists Ross Marquand and Jim Meskimen who are trying to quit doing impressions and transition into serious, dramatic actors.

[03/04/15 - 09:18 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 09:04 AM]
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The five-part original web series follows the actions of a newly hired production assistant who is actually working as a double agent on behalf of an unknown enemy known only as The Mastermind.

[03/04/15 - 09:02 AM]
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Russ Parr, from Up To Parr Productions, serves as the Director and Screenwriter.

[03/04/15 - 08:50 AM]
NBC Dominates the Night, "Voice" Delivers Its Second-Most-Watched Tuesday Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 3.

[03/04/15 - 08:37 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "Chicago Fire" Claim Top Spots
The latter gets a boost from a two-hour edition of the former.

[03/04/15 - 07:32 AM]
ESPNU Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary Today
ESPNU is ESPN's fifth network, preceded by ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Classic, and ESPNEWS.

[03/04/15 - 07:31 AM]
ESPN, NHL & NHLPA Reach Agreement for 2016 World Cup
The World Cup will take place at Toronto's Air Canada Centre from September 17 - October 1, 2016 and will culminate with a best-of-three final.