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[06/23/10 - 11:37 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Nathan vs. Nurture" (NBC)

[06/23/10 - 11:36 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Perfect Couples" (NBC)

[06/23/10 - 06:02 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 23
Updates include: Mos Def joins HBO's "Enlightened"; Paula Patton tapped as latest "Law & Order: SVU" ADA; and Denis Leary's Apostle sets up shop at two new homes.

[06/23/10 - 02:53 PM]
NBC Flips "Persons Unknown," "Last Comic Standing" on Mondays
"Unknown" will now kick off the night at 8:00/7:00c followed by expanded two-hour episodes of "Standing" at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/23/10 - 02:52 PM]
Pretty Little Liars Hits Series Highs in Total Viewers and Across Key Targets
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 22.

[06/23/10 - 02:51 PM]
Audience Responds to the Intense Emotion of Deadliest Catch
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 22.

[06/23/10 - 01:46 PM]
'Jack Hanna's Into the Wild' Returns September 20, 2010 with New Stations and New Episodes Filmed in South Africa
With 96% of the country sold, Litton has secured significant upgrades for the series in Houston, Phoenix, Raleigh Durham, Cincinnati and Jacksonville.

[06/23/10 - 01:10 PM]
Nixon Joins Linney in "The Big C"
The "Sex and the City" alum will appear in four episodes as "Linney's flaky, long-lost college roommate who re-enters her life and shakes things up in a wild way."

[06/23/10 - 12:17 PM]
Memphis Beat and Hawthorne Continue TNT's Original Series Success with Strong Tuesday Night Deliveries
TNT spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 22.

[06/23/10 - 12:07 PM]
Oxygen Reveals Hot New Cast of Hit Series "Bad Girls Club"
Season five of the network's flagship series bows Tuesday, August 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/23/10 - 10:54 AM]
All Starz Channels Now Offered in Hd
DIRECTV is the first affiliate to launch the new Starz HD channels, and now offers every Starz premium channel in high definition.

[06/23/10 - 09:53 AM]
Lifetime Television Orders Three Drama Pilots for 2011
"Against the Wall," "Exit 19" and an untitled hour from Josh Berman are on tap as potential series.

[06/23/10 - 09:52 AM]
DR. Jill Biden to Make Special Guest Appearance on Lifetime Television's Drama Army Wives
Said installment, "Mud, Sweat, and Tears," will air Sunday, August 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/23/10 - 08:59 AM]
ABC Posts Big Gains with Its New Summer Tuesday Schedule
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 22.

[06/23/10 - 08:27 AM]
Bravo Averages a Million Primetime Viewers for the First Time in Network History for the Week of June 14th
Bravo spins the numbers for the week of June 14-20.

[06/23/10 - 08:02 AM]
Investigation Discovery Launches New Independent Documentary Strand, Id Films
The initial features, CROPSEY and FINAL JUDGMENT, will bow August 13 and October 8, respectively.

[06/23/10 - 07:39 AM]
BBC Brings Being Human and Look Around You to Comic-Con
Plus: the network will host an exclusive U.S. premiere fan screening of "Doctor Who's" two-part finale.

[06/23/10 - 12:01 AM]
Interview: "Work of Art" Executive Producers Dan Cutforth & Jane Lipsitz

[06/22/10 - 11:50 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Wyoming Story" (The CW)

[06/22/10 - 11:49 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "No Ordinary Family" (ABC)

[06/22/10 - 06:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 22
Updates include: David Manson to run the FX pilot "Outlaw Country"; and ABC books a return date for "Shark Tank."

[06/22/10 - 06:33 PM]
Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer to Produce 83rd Academy Awards(R) Telecast, Airing Sunday, February 27, 2011 on the ABC Television Network
"I fell in love with the Oscars as an eight-year-old kid, the night my grandmothers let me stay up to watch for the first time," said Cohen.

[06/22/10 - 03:10 PM]
Disney XD Shines with "Night of Premieres"
Disney XD spins the numbers for Monday, June 21.

[06/22/10 - 02:46 PM]
Syfy and IgN.com Create Imaginative New Online Production Site Enabling Fans to Create Elements of a Saturday Original Movie
"B Movie Mogul" allows users to select everything from the movie concept, title, creatures, wardrobe, dialogue and promotional taglines.

[06/22/10 - 02:14 PM]
Exclusive: "Project Runway," "Austin & Santino" Set for July 29 on Lifetime
Plus: "Bond of Silence," starring Kim Raver, Charlie McDermott and Greg Grunberg, to premiere Monday, August 23.

[06/22/10 - 02:14 PM]
Investigation Discovery's Highly Successful Original Series the Shift Returns with Season 3 Premiering Wednesday, July 7 at 10 PM (ET)
The new season runs through Wednesday, August 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/22/10 - 12:14 PM]
Summer Viewers Embrace CBS Rebroadcasts
CBS spins the numbers for the week of June 14-20.

[06/22/10 - 12:07 PM]
The Pit Boss Is Back and with a Bigger Bark and Bite Than Ever as Animal Planet Unleashes New Episodes This Summer
Fresh installments of the series resume Saturday, July 17 on the cable channel.

[06/22/10 - 11:59 AM]
Disney Channel's Season Premiere of "Jonas L.A." Is the Week's No. 1 TV Series in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 14-20.

[06/22/10 - 11:51 AM]
Fuse Announces New Weekly Show "A Different Spin with Mark Hoppus"
The long-form original series is scheduled to premiere in September.

[06/22/10 - 10:38 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 for the Week Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of June 14-20.

[06/22/10 - 10:15 AM]
Twentieth Century FOX Television Will Bring Eleven Shows to Comic-Con 2010 Including Blockbuster Hits "Glee," "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy" and a First Look at the Eagerly Awaited Sci Fi Adventure Series "Terra Nova"
"Bones," "Futurama," "The Cleveland Show," "American Dad," "Bob's Burgers" and "Neighbors From Hell" are also among the scheduled panels.

[06/22/10 - 10:11 AM]
ABC Wins Its 3rd Straight Week in Viewers and All Key Adult Demos
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 14-20.

[06/22/10 - 09:49 AM]
Nickelodeon Closes Week as Basic Cable's Top Total Day Network with Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of June 14-20.

[06/22/10 - 09:39 AM]
MTV Spotlights the Music and Moments That Crowned Michael Jackson the "King of Pop" Friday, June 25 Through Sunday, June 27
Said offerings include a one-hour retrospective special on Friday, June 25 at 6:30/5:30c.

[06/22/10 - 09:35 AM]
ABC Wins Its 4th Straight Monday with the Bachelorette and True Beauty
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, June 21.

[06/22/10 - 09:09 AM]
TV Land's "Hot in Cleveland" Acquired for Global Distribution
Endemol has signed on to distribute the series outside of the U.S.

[06/22/10 - 06:01 AM]
Chad Ochocinco and Terrell Owens Heat Up July on Vh1
"Ochocinco: The Ultimate Catch" and season two of "The T.O. Show" both premiere Sunday, July 11.

[06/22/10 - 12:03 AM]
Interview: "Hawthorne" Executive Producer Glen Mazzara

[06/22/10 - 12:02 AM]
Interview: "Downfall" Host Chris Jericho

[06/21/10 - 11:26 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Quinn-Tuplets, The" (CBS)

[06/21/10 - 11:25 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Blue Bloods" (CBS)

[06/21/10 - 06:25 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 21
Updates include: Charice Pempengco to visit FOX's "Glee"; Sean Murray closes deal to return to CBS's "NCIS"; and Starz to develop a domestic take on Australia's "Underbelly."

[06/21/10 - 02:10 PM]
Jimmy Buffett to Host "CMT Presents Jimmy Buffett & Friends: Live from the Gulf Coast" Premiering Thursday, July 1 at 8 P.M. ET/PT on Cmt
The 90-minute special features performances by Kenny Chesney, Zac Brown, Allen Toussaint, Sonny Landreth and Jesse Winchester.

[06/21/10 - 11:57 AM]
Wayne Brady, Jeff Foxworthy, Vanessa Marcil and Alex Trebek to Present on "The 37th Annual Daytime Emmy(R) Awards"
In addition, Ryan Seacrest will introduce the "American Bandstand" and Dick Clark tribute.

[06/21/10 - 11:29 AM]
HBO Renews Hit Series True Blood for Fourth Season
Production will begin early next year in Los Angeles for a summer 2011 debut.

[06/21/10 - 09:26 AM]
Debuts of Scoundrels and Gates Boost Their Slots for Abc
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 20.

[06/21/10 - 06:44 AM]
American Idol Season 10 Auditions Begin Saturday, July 17 in Nashville, Tn
Plus: the show is expanding the eligibility age range for the first time ever to include hopefuls from 15 to 28 years old.

[06/21/10 - 06:12 AM]
Pedigree(R) Food for Dogs and Hallmark Channel Team Up to Help Raise Awareness for Homeless Pets
Said push is tied to the original movie "You Lucky Dog," premiering June 26 on the network.

[06/21/10 - 12:45 AM]
Interview: "Last Comic Standing" Host Craig Robinson







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[05/03/16 - 10:36 AM]
Molly Ringwald, Meredith Vieira, Amy Sedaris, John Hodgman, and "Hamilton" Cast Members Guest Star in Season Two of Bravo Media's "Odd Mom Out"
They'll join the previously announced Drew Barrymore and Blythe Danner.

[05/03/16 - 10:01 AM]
TBS's "Search Party" Adds Rosie Perez, Ron Livingston, Christine Taylor & Parker Posey in Recurring Roles
In addition, Brandon Micheal Hall has been named a series regular.

[05/03/16 - 09:07 AM]
Vice Media and ESPN Enter Production and Distribution Deal Across Digital, Mobile, and TV
Select films from ESPN's renowned documentary series "30 for 30" will air on Viceland, the new cable network from Vice.

[05/03/16 - 08:45 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Extends NBC's Demo Win Streak
The Peacock has taken home the adults 18-49 crown for seven consecutive Mondays.

[05/03/16 - 08:29 AM]
Acclaimed Italian Crime Series "Gomorrah" Premieres August 24 on SundanceTV
As previously announced, the network has acquired seasons one and two from The Weinstein Company, each season featuring 12 one-hour episodes.

[05/03/16 - 07:22 AM]
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[05/03/16 - 07:17 AM]
Surging VH1 Greenlights Weekly Topical Show with Pop Culture Maven and Social Media Powerhouse Amber Rose Slated to Premiere This Summer
Rose will conduct candid interviews with celebrity friends and lead provocative, entertaining and humorous conversations with guests about pop culture, motherhood, relationships, friendships, race, and entrepreneurship.

[05/03/16 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Adds the Latest Series from The Weinstein Company and Oscar and Emmy-Winner Julian Fellowes, "Julian Fellowes Presents Doctor Thorne," to Its Original Series Lineup
The series stars Tom Hollander as Doctor Thorne, Ian McShane as Sir Roger Scatcherd, and Alison Brie as Miss Martha Dunstable.

[05/02/16 - 11:53 AM]
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Laugh along with Lizzie McGuire as she competes with Kate, flash forward to the future with Raven Baxter, live a double life with Hannah Montana, and help Kim Possible save the world.

[05/02/16 - 11:03 AM]
FYI Premieres New Series "Teenage Newlyweds" - Tuesday, May 31 at 10pm ET/PT
The series captures their weddings and all the ups and downs of juggling family, school, career, finances and first homes, while still navigating life as a teenager.

[05/02/16 - 10:49 AM]
Rivalries Reach New Heights as the Competition Goes Down to the Wire in "Wicked Tuna's" Season Finale on Nat Geo Channel
The high-octane season five finale will be followed immediately by National Geographic Channel's only live show-after-the-show, "Reel Talk Live," on Monday, May 16.

[05/02/16 - 10:38 AM]
Oprah Winfrey to Star in HBO Films' "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"
The film tells the true story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line.

[05/02/16 - 10:30 AM]
Former Ohio State & NFL All-Pro Robert Smith Added to FOX Sports & BTN College Football Rosters
Smith teams with host Rob Stone and analysts Dave Wannstedt and Matt Leinart for pregame, halftime and postgame coverage on the FOX broadcast network and FS1 and appears on BTN studio shows throughout the week.

[05/02/16 - 10:11 AM]
Own a Piece of History with "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Audience Chair Auction
A select number of studio audience chairs will be available for auction with net proceeds going to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation.

[05/02/16 - 09:37 AM]
Next Documentary in ESPN Films 30 for 30 Series, "Believeland," Premieres May 14
The documentary will chronicle the struggles of Cleveland's major sports franchises over the past 50 years and the impact it has all had on the psyche of a typical Cleveland sports fan.