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[06/30/10 - 06:57 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 30
Updates include: Emily VanCamp leaves "Brothers & Sisters"; and Mike Huckabee to topline a new syndicated offering.

[06/30/10 - 06:34 PM]
NBC Shuffles Four Nights, Sends "Persons Unknown" to Saturdays
Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays will all look a lot different after the holiday weekend.

[06/30/10 - 02:23 PM]
'Deadliest Catch' Delivers Highest Rated Episode Ever
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 29.

[06/30/10 - 02:06 PM]
NBC's 'Minute to Win It' Unveils New 'Million Dollar Mission' for Original Summer Episodes Beginning Wednesday, July 7
In the new episodes, one lucky audience member will be able to bypass levels 1 through 9 and immediately compete at level 10 for $1 million.

[06/30/10 - 01:23 PM]
Eccentric Schemes Return to MTV on July 12th in Season 3 of "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory" Monday Nights at 9:30pm ET/PT
Plus: the original special "Who is Rob Dyrdek" airs Monday, July 5 at 11:00/10:00c.

[06/30/10 - 12:21 PM]
BBC America's Hit Series Doctor Who Ends Season with a Bang
The network details the show's two-part finale, airing Saturday, July 17 and July 24 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/30/10 - 12:20 PM]
Discovery Channel's Genre-Busting Survival Experiment the Colony Returns Tuesday, July 27 at 10pm ET/PT
The cable channel confirms the return date of the Thom Beers-produced original series.

[06/30/10 - 12:19 PM]
American Chopper: Senior VS. Junior Brings Motorcycle Madness to Tlc
The 13-part revival will air Thursdays at 9:00/8:00c beginning August 12.

[06/30/10 - 12:18 PM]
TLC Airs All New "Kate Plus 8" Special on Sunday, July 11
Back-to-back episodes will begin at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/30/10 - 11:34 AM]
A&E Premieres New Real Life Series "Growing Up Twisted" on Tuesday, July 27 at 10 & 10:30pm ET/PT
The seven-episode series follows Dee Snider, the legendary front man of heavy metal group "Twisted Sister," and his family.

[06/30/10 - 10:49 AM]
Starz Cancels "Party Down," "Gravity"
Both series wrapped their runs last week.

[06/30/10 - 10:39 AM]
IFC Acquires the Judd Apatow Comedies, "Freaks and Geeks" and "Undeclared," from Paramount Pictures
"Freaks and Geeks" will premiere on Friday, July 2 at 11:00/10:00c with "Undeclared" following this fall.

[06/30/10 - 10:30 AM]
Jimmy Buffett to Host "CMT Presents Jimmy Buffett & Friends: Live from the Gulf Coast" Premiering Sunday, July 11 at 7 P.M. ET/PT on Cmt
The 90-minute special had originally been scheduled for this Thursday.

[06/30/10 - 10:25 AM]
The CW Network Announces Fall Premiere Dates
Said lineup launches Wednesday, September 8 with the return of "America's Next Top Model" and the premiere of "Hellcats."

[06/30/10 - 09:11 AM]
Syfy Marks First Anniversary of Successful Brand Evolution with Gala Premiere Week Featuring Three Powerhouse Scripted Series
Syfy will also unveil a sequel to the award winning "House of Imagination" brand film featuring talent from "Warehouse 13," "Haven," "Stargate Universe" and "Friday Night SmackDown."

[06/30/10 - 06:14 AM]
FOX and Myspace Partner to Find This Year's "Teen Choice 2010" Trophy Presenters
In addition, teen fans can also enter for the opportunity to assist FOX's official red carpet photographer.

[06/30/10 - 05:27 AM]
CBS's Summer Sensation "Big Brother" Welcomes 13 New Houseguests to the House on Thursday, July 8
The Eye details this season's participants of its summer franchise.

[06/30/10 - 12:13 AM]
Interview: TLC's Vp of Production & Development Howard Lee

[06/29/10 - 06:34 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 29
Updates include: Elijah Wood to star in FX's "Wilfred"; Claire Forlani joins Starz's "Camelot"; and financials on "Glee" and "Modern Family's" off-network deals.

[06/29/10 - 03:56 PM]
ABC Family Ranks as Monday's No. 1 Cable Network in Key Women Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, June 28.

[06/29/10 - 03:43 PM]
A&E Greenlights New Original Drama Series "Breakout Kings" from FOX 21 and Chernin Entertainment
Brooke Nevin, Domenick Lombardozzi, Jimmi Simpson, Laz Alonso, Malcolm Goodwin will all return from the FOX pilot, however Nicole Steinwedell's role is being recast.

[06/29/10 - 03:03 PM]
USA Network Acquires Rights to Modern Family
USA will strip the series Monday through Sunday beginning Fall 2013.

[06/29/10 - 02:58 PM]
Oxygen Media and Twentieth Television Reach Agreement for Exclusive Basic Cable Syndication Rights to Twentieth Century FOX Television's Hit Broadcast Series "Glee"
Plus: Oxygen will be home to a companion unscripted reality competition series to discover the next "Glee" star, due in June 2011.

[06/29/10 - 02:56 PM]
TV Land Boasts Over +20% Increase Among Target Demo in Primetime for Second Quarter 2010
TV Land spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2010.

[06/29/10 - 02:21 PM]
Animal Planet Scores "Surprisingly Human" Viewership During Second Quarter
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2010.

[06/29/10 - 01:26 PM]
2q10 Is Disney Channel's Most-Watched 2q on Record
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2010.

[06/29/10 - 01:25 PM]
Warner BroS. Television Group Makes Comic-Con 2010 Its Biggest Ever, Heading for San Diego with a Studio-Record 14 Series
"The Big Bang Theory," "Chuck," "Fringe," "Human Target," "Nikita," "Smallville," "Supernatural," "V," and "The Vampire Diaries" are among the featured shows.

[06/29/10 - 01:21 PM]
Experiencing the World One Pint at a Time Discovery Channel Raises a Glass for Brewed, New Series on the World of Beer Announced for Fall 2010
The series follows Sam Calagione: "maverick entrepreneur, family man and owner of Dogfish Head Brewery in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware."

[06/29/10 - 01:20 PM]
'America's Got Talent' Ranks #1 and #2 in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers, Pacing NBC's Primetime Week of June 21-27
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 21-27.

[06/29/10 - 12:42 PM]
CBS Wins the Week in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of June 21-27.

[06/29/10 - 12:29 PM]
Original Series Drive ABC Family to All-Time June Highs
ABC Family spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2010.

[06/29/10 - 12:00 PM]
A&E Finishes Best Second Quarter in Network History
A&E spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2010.

[06/29/10 - 10:43 AM]
ABC Is Up Over the Year-Ago Week for the 6th Straight Frame in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 21-27.

[06/29/10 - 10:38 AM]
FOX Wins Four and Takes the Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of June 21-27.

[06/29/10 - 10:34 AM]
ABC's the Bachelorette Hits Season-Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, June 28.

[06/29/10 - 10:33 AM]
Hallmark Channel 2010 Fall TV Preview
Upcoming originals include FAIRFIELD ROAD, GROWING THE BIG ONE, SOMETHING TO BE THANKFUL FOR and THE NIGHT BEFORE THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS.

[06/29/10 - 10:29 AM]
Good Housekeeping: Spring Into Fall Features Food Network Star Chef Guy Fieri
The one-hour special is available from Litton for broadcast during the July 13 - August 16, 2010 window.

[06/29/10 - 10:21 AM]
Nickelodeon Scores Its Most-Watched Second Quarter Ever
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2010.

[06/29/10 - 10:03 AM]
TLC Explores Unconventional Bedroom Behavior with New Series "Strange Sex"
The six-part series bows Sunday, July 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/29/10 - 09:09 AM]
Oxygen Media Records Best Second Quarter Ever
Oxygen spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2010.

[06/29/10 - 09:02 AM]
CBS Falls in "Mad Love"
The Eye formally announces its pickup of the comedy, starring Jason Biggs, Sarah Chalke, Judy Greer and Tyler Labine.

[06/29/10 - 08:53 AM]
Boasting Double Digit Growth, Bravo Records Best 2nd Quarter in Network's History
Bravo spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2010.

[06/29/10 - 08:51 AM]
MTV's "If You Really Knew Me" Documents What Can Happen When Social Walls Collapse and Transformation Begins
The newcomer launches Tuesday, July 20 at 11:00/10:00c.

[06/29/10 - 08:46 AM]
Who Is the "Big Brother" Saboteur?
CBS details the twist behind the new season, due Thursday, July 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/29/10 - 07:02 AM]
Kari Byron of Mythbusters Hosts Head Rush on Science Channel Beginning August 23
The series will air Monday-Friday from 4-5PM ET/PT and Saturdays from 7-9AM ET/PT.

[06/29/10 - 07:01 AM]
Discovery Health's I'M Pregnant AnD...follows Pregnant Women in Desperate Situations in World Premiere Episodes This Summer
The first of eight new episodes premieres Tuesday, July 20 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/29/10 - 12:43 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Louie" (FX)

[06/29/10 - 12:42 AM]
Interview: "Rescue Me" Executive Producer Peter Tolan

[06/28/10 - 07:11 PM]
Good News, Everyone! "Futurama" Blasts Off on Comedy Central with Record Ratings
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Thursday, June 24.

[06/28/10 - 07:10 PM]
The 'BET Awards '10 Remains the #1 Cable Awards Show, Drawing 7.4 Million Total Viewers
BET spins the numbers for Sunday, June 27.







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[08/10/20 - 12:43 PM]
OWN Says Farewell to Hit Megachurch Drama "Greenleaf" with Post-Finale Special
The special will feature "Greenleaf" cast including Merle Dandridge, Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, and Deborah Joy Winans sharing favorite moments from the past five seasons and answering questions from the devoted fans.

[08/10/20 - 11:45 AM]
MotorTrend TV Renews Three Most Watched Series - "Bitchin' Rides," "Iron Resurrection" and "Texas Metal"
Season five of "Iron Resurrection" and season four of "Texas Metal" will premiere in 2021 with season seven of "Bitchin' Rides" scheduled to premiere this fall on MotorTrend TV.

[08/10/20 - 11:01 AM]
"The Dan Patrick Show" to Stream Exclusively on Peacock
Starting August 24, Emmy Award-winning, multiplatform host Dan Patrick will be live on Peacock each weekday from 9:00 a.m. to noon ET.

[08/10/20 - 10:39 AM]
Sony Pictures Television and Get Lifted Film Co. to Develop "Paper Gods" for ABC
Nia Long will star in and executive produce the project, which is based off Goldie Taylor's novel of the same name.

[08/10/20 - 10:35 AM]
Disney Television Studios Will Rebrand Its Three Iconic Studios with New Names, Logos and "Motion End Cards," Starting This Fall
ABC Studios and its subsidiary ABC Signature will merge into one studio entitled ABC Signature; Fox 21 Television Studios will be renamed Touchstone Television; and 20th Century Fox Television will become 20th Television.

[08/10/20 - 10:00 AM]
Award-Winning Director and Producer Ben Hibon to Direct Nickelodeon's Animated Series, "Star Trek: Prodigy"
The CG-animated series, which expands the Star Trek Universe, follows a group of lawless teens who discover a derelict Starfleet ship and use it to search for adventure, meaning and salvation.

[08/10/20 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Documentary Films, Rise Films and Apatow Productions in Production on Two-Part Documentary on Legendary Comedian George Carlin
"George Carlin's work becomes more relevant every day," said Apatow. "It is an honor to be given the opportunity to tell the story of his life and work."

[08/10/20 - 09:51 AM]
Peacock Announces Powerhouse Series, All-Star Castings and New Topical Late-Night Block
Among the highlights: the action comedy series "MacGruber" has been picked up to series.

[08/10/20 - 09:42 AM]
Chef Carla Hall Joins Food Network's Talent Roster with New Exclusive Multi-Platform Agreement
"The shows that I've been a part of over the years have been near and dear to my heart, and I'm looking forward to being on both the creative and talent side," said Carla Hall.

[08/10/20 - 09:27 AM]
Hulu Announces Original Film "Books of Blood," Based on Clive Barker's Horror Anthology, Will Premiere on Wednesday, October 7
Britt Robertson, Rafi Gavron, Anna Friel, Yul Vazquez, and Freda Foh Shen star in the project.

[08/10/20 - 09:06 AM]
Video: "Magic Camp" - Official Trailer - Disney+
A group of misfit campers help a down-on-his-luck magician rediscover his love of magic in Disney's "Magic Camp," a heartwarming comedy about finding joy and confidence in self-acceptance.

[08/10/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "All Together Now" - Based on "Sorta Like A Rock Star" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Amber Appleton (Auli'i Cravalho) remains an optimist even when her personal life is far less stable than it appears on the surface.

[08/10/20 - 08:35 AM]
Season Five of HLN's Longest Running Original Series "How It Really Happened with Hill Harper" Premieres Sunday, August 23 with Two-Hour Expose on "The Atlanta Serial Killer"
Also profiled in this six-episode season are enduring and timely stories on Siegfried & Roy, the Boston bombing, the murder of Michael Jordan's father, the mysterious death of rock legend Tom Petty, and the bizarre case of the Yosemite Mountain Murders.

[08/10/20 - 08:22 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: PGA Championship Leads CBS to Victory
The Eye once again is sparked to the top spot in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/10/20 - 08:10 AM]
TV One Makes Double-Digit Ratings Gains in Second Quarter
TV One further spins the numbers for the quarter to date.