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[07/02/10 - 03:10 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Changelings" (The CW)

[07/02/10 - 03:09 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "HMS" (The CW)

[07/02/10 - 10:33 AM]
ABC Drops "Eastwick" Finale, Shuffles "Primetime"
Encores of "Scoundrels" and "The Gates" will replace "Eastwick's" planned burn off on Saturday, July 10.

[07/02/10 - 09:20 AM]
ABC Wins 2nd Straight Thursday with Its New Summer Schedule
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 1.

[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.







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[04/18/18 - 06:01 PM]
National Geographic Announces Mary Shelley, Creator of Frankenstein's Monster, As the Subject for Third Season of Critically Acclaimed Scripted Anthology Series "Genius"
A brilliant thinker, radical intellectual and proto-feminist, Mary Shelley (1797-1851) brought to life one of the most enduring stories of the modern age while still a teenager.

[04/18/18 - 05:16 PM]
"Brockmire" Recognized by The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum... Really
The iconic plaid sport coat and microphone from the original comedy series have been accepted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's collection and are now on display in Cooperstown, N.Y.

[04/18/18 - 04:58 PM]
NBC Pulls "Taken" from Friday Lineup for Expanded "Dateline"
The Peacock will now finish the show's sophomore run on Saturday nights at 8:00/7:00c beginning May 26.

[04/18/18 - 04:39 PM]
National Geographic Documentary Films Acquires 2018 Sundance and SXSW Winner "Science Fair"
The film offers a front seat to the victories, defeats and motivations of an incredible group of young men and women who are on a path to change their lives, and the world, through science.

[04/18/18 - 04:38 PM]
National Geographic Greenlights Next Chapter in the "Chain of Command" Franchise
The second season of the "Chain of Command" franchise will premiere in early 2019 after National Geographic camera teams embed with the elite agency over the course of a year.

[04/18/18 - 04:37 PM]
National Geographic Greenlights Innovative Docu-Series: "In Their Own Words" (WT) from Peabody- and Emmy Award-Winning Producer/Director Tom Jennings
Tentative topics for the first season of the series include the Deepwater Horizon disaster, narco drug wars and the 2008 global financial meltdown.

[04/18/18 - 04:36 PM]
National Geographic's Critically Acclaimed Legacy Series "Explorer" to Return to the Network This Fall
The new season, currently in production, will premiere on National Geographic in 172 countries and 43 languages.

[04/18/18 - 02:16 PM]
A+E Networks Inks Overall Production and First-Look Development Deal with Award-Winning Journalist Elizabeth Vargas
The centerpiece of the agreement will make Vargas the face of the network's new nonfiction primetime journalistic banner A&E Investigates(TM).

[04/18/18 - 12:29 PM]
Catherine Bell and Cameron Mathison Begin Production in Fiji on Hallmark Channel's "A Summer to Remember" (wt)
Shooting on location in Fiji, the movie is set to premiere during the network's upcoming, annual "Summer Nights" programming event that celebrates the fun of the season.

[04/18/18 - 12:01 PM]
Velocity Is the New Home in the U.S. and Canada for Live Flag-to-Flag Coverage of the Iconic "24 Hours of Le Mans"
Under the agreement, Velocity and Motor Trend will also live broadcast the full FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) "Super Season", which begins with the Spa-Francorchamps event this May.

[04/18/18 - 11:05 AM]
Sundance Now Greenlights Second Season of Original Relationship Dramedy "This Close"
"This Close" will begin production on its eight-episode second season in summer 2018 in Los Angeles.

[04/18/18 - 11:02 AM]
MTV Reinvents "Yo! MTV Raps" Across Linear and Digital Platforms Kicking Off with 30th Anniversary Live Event at Barclays Center on June 1st
Tickets to the show go on sale on Friday, April 20 at 10AM ET.

[04/18/18 - 11:00 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Closes Out Season 43 with an All-Star Line-Up and Three Back-to-Back Shows
Amy Schumer (May 12) and Tina Fey (May 19) will join the previously announced host Donald Glover (May 5).

[04/18/18 - 11:00 AM]
CBS Announces 11 More Series Renewals for 2018-2019
Combined with previously announced pickups, CBS has now renewed 17 series for next year, including its entire Tuesday and Friday night lineups.

[04/18/18 - 10:23 AM]
Syfy Picks Up Image's Killer High School Comic "Deadly Class" to Series
The story is set in the counter-culture of the late 1980s and tells the story of a teenager who is recruited into an elite private school filled with the children of crime families and affluent criminals.