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[07/01/10 - 06:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 1
Updates include: "Chaos" falls apart at CBS; Kyle Bornheimer joins NBC's "Perfect Couples"; and cast options are extended on various projects.

[07/01/10 - 03:37 PM]
FX to Add "Terriers," "League" & "Sunny" in September
The trio join "Sons of Anarchy," which had previously been booked for said month.

[07/01/10 - 03:05 PM]
NBC Unveils New Edition of 'The Apprentice' on Thursdays (10-11 P.M. Et) as Donald Trump Returns to Put America Back to Work
The new season replaces "Love Bites," which will now premiere later during the 2010-11 season.

[07/01/10 - 02:30 PM]
Ion Television Launches Microsite for Primetime Drama Without a Trace
The show joins ION's lineup on Monday, July 5 with a special marathon running from 3:00 PM to 12:00 midnight, ET.

[07/01/10 - 02:02 PM]
Sundance Channel Names Michael Klein Senior Vice President, Original Programming & Development
Klein joins Sundance Channel from Travel Channel, where he was senior vice president of development and production of all original programming on the network.

[07/01/10 - 01:31 PM]
'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' and 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' Score Second-Quarter and June 21-25 Late-Night Wins
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the second quarter of 2010.

[07/01/10 - 01:22 PM]
Exclusive: USA Books "White Collar," "Covert Affairs" & "Psych" Finales for September
All three will wrap their seasons the weeks leading up to the broadcast networks' fall launches.

[07/01/10 - 01:03 PM]
Exclusive: "Man VS. Wild," "Swords" & "Pitchmen" Return to Discovery in August
Plus: "Surviving the Cut," a new series which "follows the best of the best the U.S. military has to offer as they fight for special operations' most elite status."

[07/01/10 - 12:15 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Gets Animated at Comic-Con(R) International 2010 in San Diego with 'Ugly Americans' and 'Futurama' Panels
Plus: the network will present, COMEDY CENTRAL Live @ Comic-Con, a free comedy event as part of COMEDY CENTRAL's House of Comedy Live from House of Blues series.

[07/01/10 - 11:45 AM]
NBC's Hit Weight-Loss Series "The Biggest Loser" Heading to 11 Cities to Find Season 11 Contestants
Individuals and teams of two who have at least 100 lbs. to lose are encouraged to apply for the said season, due in January of 2011.

[07/01/10 - 10:51 AM]
Kari Byron of Mythbusters Hosts Science Channel's Coverage of L.D.R.S. 2010
The one-hour special airs Monday, July 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/01/10 - 10:44 AM]
Best Second Quarter for ESPN Networks - Best June for Espn
ESPN spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2010.

[07/01/10 - 10:15 AM]
Late Show Moves Into Its Most Competitive Position in Viewers and Key Demos Versus "The Tonight Show" in a Second Quarter Since 1995
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the second quarter of 2010.

[07/01/10 - 10:09 AM]
ABC Family to "Break It" on Tuesdays
The series will follow "Pretty Little Liars" on Tuesday nights beginning July 13.

[07/01/10 - 09:34 AM]
For the First Time Ever, Animal Hoarding Is Explained, Addressed and Tackled in Animal Planet's Confessions: Animal Hoarding
The six-part series launches Wednesday, July 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/01/10 - 09:01 AM]
Hawaii Five-0 Says Aloha to Comic-Con
Co-stars Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park will be on site for the panel on Friday, July 23.

[07/01/10 - 08:47 AM]
TNT to Invade Comic-Con with Falling Skies
Co-stars Noah Wyle and Moon Bloodgood will be joined by co-executive producer Mark Verheiden at the panel.

[07/01/10 - 08:45 AM]
First Time in 10 Years "Nightline" Beats "Letterman" for a 2nd Quarter Among Both A25-54 & Total Viewers
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the second quarter of 2010.

[07/01/10 - 07:22 AM]
Sweet! Bravo Announces Judges for "Top Chef: Just Desserts"
Johnny Iuzzini, Hubert Keller and Dannielle Kyrillos will join host Gail Simmons.

[07/01/10 - 12:50 AM]
Interview: "Bethenny Getting Married?" Star Bethenny Frankel

[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.







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[07/30/15 - 12:26 PM]
UP Acquires Full Seven-Season Run of Award-Winning, Fan-Favorite Series "Gilmore Girls" Family Network to Begin Airing Episodes in the Fall
UP acquired "Gilmore Girls" from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution and will begin airing the 153 one-hour episodes of the series in the fall.

[07/30/15 - 12:25 PM]
Charity Begins at Home for Star and Executive Producer Luke Perry in the Timely, Touching UP Premiere Movie "Welcome Home"
The script was written by Jonathan Zeichner, executive director of L.A.'s A Place Called Home (APCH, www.apch.org), a dynamic, non-profit youth center.

[07/30/15 - 12:24 PM]
"Last Hope with Troy Dunn" Starring Real-Life Missing Persons Expert and Author Troy Dunn - Brand-New Up Original Series Exclusively Premieres on Thursday, September 10 at 9 PM EDT
UP's new half-hour, 10-episode series promises a deeper insight into how Dunn rebuilds fractured relationships by finding absent loved ones and bringing them home.

[07/30/15 - 12:23 PM]
Kelli Williams, Jonathan Scarfe and Dion Johnstone Star in UP's First Original Scripted Drama Series "Ties That Bind"
Created by Sheryl J. Anderson, this 10-episode, hour-long series is set to premiere exclusively on UP on Wednesday, August 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/30/15 - 12:05 PM]
Science Channel Premieres "Secret Space Escapes" on November 10 at 10PM
This all-new series offers chilling accounts of the challenges of space exploration as told only by the explorers who lived them and the men and women in mission control who helped each team avert disaster.

[07/30/15 - 12:03 PM]
Lifetime and Yahoo TV Partner to Premiere Special "Road to the Runway" Online
Introducing this season's set of designers with home and closet tours of each contestant and giving a first look into what's in store for the series' 14th season, "Road to the Runway" will air linearly next Thursday, August 6.

[07/30/15 - 11:58 AM]
July 2015 Is GSN's Most Watched Month Ever in Primetime; Original Programming Reaches Viewership Milestone
GSN spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/30/15 - 11:42 AM]
Discovery Channel Premieres Academy Award-Winner Louie Psihoyos's "Racing Extinction" as a Global Television Event on December 2 at 9PM ET/PT
In the groundbreaking documentary, Psihoyos and the group behind the Academy Award(R)-winning film The Cove assemble a team of artists and activists on a new undercover operation to expose the world of endangered species trafficking and the race to prevent mass extinction.

[07/30/15 - 11:34 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Expands Scripted Slate with New Original Lionsgate Drama Series "Greenleaf"
The Lionsgate-owned series takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful.

[07/30/15 - 09:59 AM]
"Vice" Special On America's Broken Criminal Justice System to Debut Sept. 27 on HBO
The documentary will also feature President Obama's historic tour earlier this month of Federal Correctional Institution, El Reno in Oklahoma, where he met with inmates and prison officials.

[07/30/15 - 09:09 AM]
This Fall, Discovery Family Channel Is Home to the Best Family Movies, Anywhere
Discovery Family is also the exclusive home for the world premiere of "My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Friendship Games" (Hasbro Studios) on Saturday, September 26 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/30/15 - 09:08 AM]
Discovery Family Channel Reunites Grateful Owners with Meaningful Mementos in Heartwarming New Series, "Lost and Found" (wt)
Produced by Leftfield Pictures, the series features the work of "professional finders" who help people do just that.

[07/30/15 - 09:07 AM]
American Heroes Channel Profiles History's Most Unforgettable Chases and Undercover Operations in "Manhunt: Kill or Capture"
The 10-part first season premieres Wednesday, August 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[07/30/15 - 09:06 AM]
American Heroes Channel Takes "One Giant Leap" in New Special Commemorating the Iconic 1969 Apollo 11 Mission
The one-hour special chronicles the tragedies, fears, and pressures of the 1960s space race that led to this historic moment.

[07/30/15 - 09:05 AM]
American Heroes Channel Profiles the Tycoons Who Made America - And the Backs on Which They Stood to Make Their Millions - In the All-New Series "American Titans"
Rockefeller, Carnegie, Edison, Tesla, Hearst, and Pulitzer: their legacies live down through the ages, emblazoned on museums, universities, banks, charities, and the richest of American real estate.