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[06/04/10 - 05:45 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 4
Updates include: HBO cancels "The Life and Times of Tim"; Sarah Chalke, Jason O'Mara in talks for "Mad Love," "Terra Nova"; and Pauley Perrette to return to "NCIS."

[06/04/10 - 03:12 PM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New York City" Becomes Highest Rated Finale in Series History
Bravo spins the numbers for Thursday, June 3.

[06/04/10 - 02:17 PM]
ABC Wins Thursday by Wide Margins in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 3.

[06/04/10 - 01:37 PM]
Summer Heats Up with "CMT Summer of Music"
Said lineup includes the previously announced return of "The Singing Bee" on Wednesday, June 9.

[06/04/10 - 12:54 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Legally Mad" (NBC)

[06/04/10 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Announces Annual Block Party at the Cma Music Festival in Nashville
Rossi Morreale and Brandon Barash will host the two-day event, highlights of which air Wednesday, September 1 on the network.

[06/04/10 - 10:51 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Harry's Law" (NBC)

[06/04/10 - 10:16 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Draws Its Largest Weekly Audience Ever
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 24-28 and the May sweeps period.

[06/04/10 - 09:56 AM]
NBC's Hit Competition Series 'Minute to Win It' Is Giving Americans the Chance to Win Millions by Holding June Casting Calls
Calls are set for Charlotte, Boston and Chicago beginning this weekend.

[06/04/10 - 09:36 AM]
Nba Finals Game 1 on ABC Overnight Rating Up 17 Percent
ESPN spins ABC's numbers for Thursday, June 3.

[06/04/10 - 08:58 AM]
Lightening Strikes the Summer Season Premiere of "TosH.o" Electrifying the Series to Record Ratings
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 2.

[06/04/10 - 07:38 AM]
NBC to Keep "Losing It" at 10:00/9:00c
The newcomer had been set to move to its regular Tuesday, 8:00/7:00c time period next week.

[06/03/10 - 08:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 3
Updates include: Amy Ryan joins HBO's "In Treatment"; Ira Ungerleider to run NBC's "Friends With Benefits"; and CBS to bring "Mad Love" to midseason.

[06/03/10 - 03:08 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Hitched" (CBS)

[06/03/10 - 02:31 PM]
After the Catch Returns to Discovery Channel June 15
The five-part series will once again follow "Deadliest Catch" on Tuesday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/03/10 - 02:25 PM]
Starz Announces Cast for Upcoming Series "Camelot"
Joseph Fiennes and Eva Green will join newcomers Jamie Campbell Bower and Tamsin Egerton.

[06/03/10 - 02:08 PM]
Grammy(R) Award-Winning Rapper T.I. Takes Center Stage for Long Awaited Comeback Performance at the BET Awards '10
Plus: John Legend will be awarded the 2010 Humanitarian Award for his work to end poverty through education.

[06/03/10 - 12:27 PM]
The Magic Continues as Disney Channel Orders Fourth Season of Emmy Award-Winning Series "Wizards of Waverly Place"
Plus: development has begun on the sequel to "Wizards of Waverly Place The Movie."

[06/03/10 - 11:51 AM]
Three TBS Specials to Be Taped at Just for Laughs Festival in Chicago
Lady Antebellum and Jerry Seinfeld join the previously announced headliners Ellen DeGeneres, Cedric The Entertainer and Andy Richter.

[06/03/10 - 11:50 AM]
TBS's Are We There Yet? Arrives as First Comedy Hit of the Summer
TBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 2.

[06/03/10 - 11:48 AM]
Let the Transformations Begin: "Plain Jane" Premieres Wednesday, July 28, on the Cw
The six-episode series will follow repeats of "America's Next Top Model."

[06/03/10 - 10:42 AM]
Second Season of Animal Planet's Most-Watched Series in Network History -- "River Monsters" -- Catches Super-Sized Ratings
Plus: Animal Planet has given a green light to a third season, which is already in production with a projected launch date in Spring 2011.

[06/03/10 - 10:40 AM]
Warner BroS. Animation Answers the Call with a New Take on the Classic Animated Series Thundercats, to Air on Cartoon Network
"ThunderCats" is the newest series from the studio, joining "Batman: The Brave and the Bold," which was recently renewed for a third season.

[06/03/10 - 10:34 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Bleep My Dad Says" (CBS)

[06/03/10 - 10:15 AM]
Inception Crowned Most Man-Ticipated Movie at Spike TV's "Guy's Choice"
Christopher Nolan, Leonardo DiCaprio and Joseph Gordon-Levitt will be on hand to accept the award.

[06/03/10 - 10:01 AM]
Hill Harper Leads Humanity Into the Abyss, While Roger Corman Pits Dinocroc VS. Supergator in Syfy's June Saturday Original Movies
"Dinocroc vs. Supergator" presumably replaces "Lake Placid 3," which was previously booked for June 26.

[06/03/10 - 10:00 AM]
Chris Jericho Named Host of "Downfall," the High Stakes and High Drama Game Show Premiering June 22 on Abc
The series puts "contestants on top of a 10-story building to see who has the focus and fearlessness to avoid his/her own 'downfall' -- literally."

[06/03/10 - 09:59 AM]
The 44th Annual Cma Awards to Be Broadcast Live, November 10 on the ABC Television Network
The final nominees in each of the 12 categories will be announced in early September.

[06/03/10 - 09:43 AM]
Double the Drama! "The Real Housewives of New York City" Reunion Two Part Special Airs Thursday, June 10 and Thursday, June 17
Andy Cohen hosts the two-part event, which will lead into the premiere of "Bethenny Getting Married?"

[06/03/10 - 09:08 AM]
The Hub Announces Additional Program Pick-Ups, Prepping Two New Original Series in Advance of Network's October Launch
"Pictureka!" and "The Adventures of Chuck and Friends" are the latest additions.

[06/03/10 - 09:06 AM]
Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch Is #1 on Tuesday Night for Eighth Consecutive Week
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 1.

[06/03/10 - 07:52 AM]
Nickelodeon Challenges Kids to More Brain-Teasing Fun with Second Season of Hit Game Show Brainsurge
The new season, due Monday, June 21, will feature guest stars Jordin Sparks, Tony Hawk, Misty May-Treanor, Natalie Coughlin and Tom Kenny.

[06/03/10 - 07:35 AM]
CMT's Hit Series "The Singing Bee" Returns This Summer
The new season resumes Wednesday, June 9 at 10:30/9:30c following the "CMT Music Awards."

[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.







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[07/23/14 - 12:00 PM]
IDW Entertainment and UCP to Develop "Night Mary" as a Live-Action Series
John Pogue, who wrote and directed the recently released film, The Quiet Ones, has been tapped to write and direct the pilot.

[07/23/14 - 11:45 AM]
TLC Unveils New Brand Campaign and Tagline
The multi-million dollar campaign - "Everyone needs a little TLC." - is rolling out across the country in key media outlets.

[07/23/14 - 11:45 AM]
Syfy Develops NCredible Improv - Executive Producers Nick Cannon and Michael Goldman to Create Sci-Fi/Fantasy Sketch Competition Series
The show will be taped in front of a live audience and feature two teams battling for the biggest laughs to win points and prizes.

[07/23/14 - 11:32 AM]
The Cycle 21 Premiere of "America's Next Top Model" Moves Up to August 18
Original episodes will air on Mondays for six weeks, with encores airing Fridays.

[07/23/14 - 10:47 AM]
CBS Corporation and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo Announce the "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Will Remain in New York
The agreement includes a commitment by CBS for approximately 200 New York-based jobs to support the daily program's year-round production schedule.

[07/23/14 - 10:22 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" Launches on Network Television with Primetime Special "Under the Lights" on Wednesday, Sept. 10 on CBS
The one-hour special will also encore on NFL Network the following Tuesday, September 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/23/14 - 10:10 AM]
Syfy Unleashes a Category 5 Marketing Storm Behind "Sharknado 2: The Second One"
The Category 5 campaign will include a digital, social and in-store partnership with SUBWAY encompassing promotions at 26K locations nationwide.

[07/23/14 - 09:13 AM]
TV One Presents the Network Premiere Movie "Girlfriends' Getaway" on August 30 at 8PM/ET
Garcelle Beauvais, Terri J. Vaughn, Malinda Williams and Essence Atkins star in the project, which was shot entirely on location in Trinidad.

[07/23/14 - 09:10 AM]
"Daryl's Restoration Over-Hall" Series Premiere Rocks DIY Network's Ratings
DIY Network spins the numbers for Saturday, July 19.

[07/23/14 - 09:02 AM]
Fathom Events and NBC Sports Group Team Up to Bring Barclays Premier League 2014-15 Soccer Season to Select U.S. Cinemas
Americans will have the opportunity to see England's best in state-of-the-art projection and sound at select venues across the country on Saturdays throughout the Premier League season.

[07/23/14 - 08:28 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Dominates the Competition
NBC wins the night among adults 18-49, more than doubling second place ABC.

[07/23/14 - 08:25 AM]
Sheryl Crow, Blondie and Lindsey Stirling Headline Ovation's Hit Original Series, "Song by Song"
The series continues its focus on music legends with new episodes featuring such A-list sensations Sheryl Crow, BLONDIE and Lindsey Stirling.

[07/23/14 - 08:20 AM]
NBC Wins the Night in the 18-49 Demo More Than Doubling the Nearest Competitor
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 22.

[07/23/14 - 08:20 AM]
A&E Network Presents the New Original Docuseries "Cement Heads"
The series - due on Tuesday, August 12 at 10:30/9:30c - marks the first unscripted television project for Dimension TV.

[07/23/14 - 08:00 AM]
IDW Kicks Open the Doors to Comic-Con with "Orphan Black"!
IDW's series will not be a clone of the show but will feature some all-new stories set in the complex and thrilling world of "Orphan Black."