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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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[05/24/16 - 12:57 PM]
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[05/24/16 - 12:51 PM]
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[05/24/16 - 12:24 PM]
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[05/24/16 - 12:23 PM]
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[05/24/16 - 10:37 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 10:31 AM]
"Big Jay Oakerson: Live at Webster Hall" Premieres with Limited Commercial Interruption on Friday, June 17 at Midnight ET/PT on Comedy Central(R)
Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up and cc.com/BigJay will feature preview clips from the special.

[05/24/16 - 10:16 AM]
Greg Yaitanes Tapped as Showrunner of Discovery's Unabomber Drama "Manifesto"
Lionsgate is teaming with Discovery Channel, Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti's Trigger Street for the limited series.

[05/24/16 - 10:10 AM]
New Episodes of CNBC's Hit Series "West Texas Investors Club" Debut Tuesday, June 7th at 10PM ET/PT
The 10 original hour-long episodes feature self-made multimillionaires - Rooster McConaughey and Butch Gilliam who have chosen to pass on their success by investing in promising entrepreneurs - but only on their turf and their terms.

[05/24/16 - 10:04 AM]
"Fargo's" Stunning Second Chapter Gets Marathon on FX
The Saturday, June 4 marathon features all 10 episodes in consecutive order and will run from 10 AM ET/PT to 8 PM ET/PT presented with limited commercial interruption.

[05/24/16 - 09:32 AM]
HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Returns For Season Five on June 9
The 15-episode series follows Tarek and Christina El Moussa as they buy dilapidated houses and turn them into beautiful family homes.

[05/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
LeVar Burton, Whoopi Goldberg, Jonathan Frakes and Ginger Zee Guest Star in Season Two of Disney Junior's Acclaimed Series "Miles from Tomorrowland" Launching Monday, June 20 on Disney Channel
The series charts the outer space missions of young adventurer Miles Callisto and his family as they work together to help connect the galaxy on behalf of the Tomorrowland Transit Authority.

[05/24/16 - 09:27 AM]
Ovation to Premiere "Hanksy Presents: Surplus Candy" Across Linear, Digital & Social Platforms on June 26
The documentary and digital series capture Hanksy, a well-known street artist, as he and over 50 other street artists transform an abandoned mansion in Los Angeles into a magnificent, and temporary, showcase of graffiti art.

[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
More Than 9.4 Million Watched Exaggerator Win Preakness Stakes on NBC - Up 6% from American Pharoah's 2015 Victory
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/24/16 - 09:02 AM]
BBC America Begins Production on Original Series "Dirk Gently's Holisitic Detective Agency," Starring Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett
The series is a comedic thriller that follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric "holistic" detective Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett) and his reluctant assistant Todd (Elijah Wood).

[05/24/16 - 09:00 AM]
Spike Toasts Mankind with the Party of the Decade at the 10th Annual "Guys Choice"
The A-list, ultimate guys night out, tapes Saturday, June 4 at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA and premieres Thursday, June 9.