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[08/02/10 - 06:50 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 2
Updates include: Balthazar Getty out of ABC's "Brothers & Sisters"; Malcolm-Jamal Warner joins BET's "Reed Between the Lines"; and Fiona Gubelmann lands female lead in FX's "Wilfred."

[08/02/10 - 03:04 PM]
Video: New Clip Packages for FOX's "Lone Star," "Raising Hope" & "Running Wilde"
Each was shown prior to its panel at the TCA Summer Press Tour today.

[08/02/10 - 01:43 PM]
Janeane Garofalo and Russ Tamblyn Guest Star in IFC's Original Comedy Series, ''The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret''
David Cross toplines the project, which rolls out Friday, October 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/02/10 - 12:46 PM]
FOX at TCA: Reilly, Rice Tight-Lipped on "Idol"
"The only thing I can tell you with absolute certainty right now is that no one has signed a deal yet," said Peter Rice.

[08/02/10 - 12:29 PM]
ABC Family's "Chatterbox" Ipad Application Now Available on Itunes
The app allows fans to interact with one another about their favorite ABC Family shows, characters and storylines.

[08/02/10 - 10:54 AM]
Large Hungry Crocodiles (Lake Placid 3) and Heat Sucking Aliens (Frost Giant) Steam Up Syfy's August Saturday Original Movies
Plus: Roger and Julie Corman's "Sharktopus," starring Eric Roberts, premieres Saturday, September 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/02/10 - 10:13 AM]
Sidewalk Surfing Buddies Return for Third Season of Hit Disney XD Comedy Series, "Zeke and Luther"
New episodes of the buddy comedy will begin production this fall in and around southern California.

[08/02/10 - 09:40 AM]
Big Brother Tops Sunday in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, August 1.

[08/02/10 - 09:30 AM]
Spike Lee Returns to New Orleans Five Years After Katrina for If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise, Debuting AuG. 23 and 24, Exclusively on Hbo
The project is a follow up to Lee's Emmy- and Peabody-winning 2006 documentary "When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts."

[08/02/10 - 09:21 AM]
Bravo Announces the Launch of Their Ipad App "Bravo Now"
Bravo Now will launch with the "Talk Bubble" during the season finale of "Bethenny Getting Married?" on August 5.

[08/02/10 - 09:07 AM]
Genesis Clears Fireworks International's 'Heartland,' 22 One-Hour Episodes, in More Than 94% of Country for 2010-11
The series revolves around "the struggle of a debt-ridden family of Rocky Mountain horse ranchers fighting to keep a dream alive."

[08/02/10 - 08:36 AM]
FOX 09/10 Season and Summer 2010 Performance Highlights
FOX spins the numbers for the season to date.

[08/02/10 - 08:35 AM]
Stars Align in Springfield for Season 22 of "The Simpsons"
Hugh Laurie, Halle Berry, Ricky Gervais, Daniel Radcliffe, Jon Hamm and Martha Stewart are among the guest voices.

[08/02/10 - 08:34 AM]
Indira Varma and Janet Montgomery Hit the Bull's Eye Joining the Cast of FOX's "Human Target"
The show's second season rolls out Friday, September 24 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/02/10 - 08:33 AM]
First-Ever "American Country Awards" to Air Live Monday, December 6, on Fox
The event is billed as "the first country music awards show where the fans determine the winners."

[08/02/10 - 08:32 AM]
New Epic Family Adventure "Terra Nova" to Preview in May Prior to Premiering on FOX in Fall 2011
Plus: the series will film on location in Australia.

[08/02/10 - 08:31 AM]
Crack the Code with New "FOX Codes"
The QR codes, or quick response codes, give instant access to mobile sites for LONE STAR, FRINGE and GLEE.

[08/02/10 - 08:02 AM]
CBS and Comcast Sign Ten-Year Content Carriage Agreement
In addition, Comcast will have greatly expanded on-demand access to CBS and SHOWTIME content via their cable and online platforms.

[08/02/10 - 07:07 AM]
The White Stripes Strip Down Across Canada in New Documentary the White Stripes: Under Great White Northern Lights
The film will make its premium television debut on Showtime on Thursday, August 5 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/02/10 - 06:48 AM]
MTV Hardens Commitment to Scripted Programming with Season 2 Greenlight of "The Hard Times of Rj Berger"
MTV has ordered 12 episodes for Season 2.

[08/01/10 - 12:11 PM]
ABC at TCA: Lee Just 36 Hours Into New Job
"I am, as you can probably guess, super unprepared," incoming ABC topper Paul Lee told reporters.

[08/01/10 - 09:03 AM]
ABC to Announce the New Cast of "Dancing with the Stars" During "Bachelor Pad," Monday August 30
Immediately following each cast member's unveiling during primetime, ABC.com will post the updated list online.

[07/31/10 - 06:07 PM]
Development Update: July 30-31
Updates include: Eddie Cibrian to visit NBC's "Chase"; "No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency" plans revival; and "Law & Order: Los Angeles" completes casting.

[07/30/10 - 04:58 PM]
Bravo's the Real Housewives of Atlanta Join the Ghost Hunters for One Evening Only as Special Guest Investigators
Sheree Whitfield, NeNe Leakes and Kim Zolciak will be featured in an episode set to air this fall.

[07/30/10 - 04:54 PM]
Syfy's Robust Scripted Development Slate Features Projects from Kevin Sorbo, Lee Majors, Sanctuary Creative Team and Universal Cable Productions
Said offerings include revamped versions of two former FOX pilots, "Ball & Chain" and "Me & Lee."

[07/30/10 - 04:35 PM]
Syfy Debuts New Reality Series Hunting Hollywood and Orders Six Additional Episodes of Breakout Original Fact Or Faked: Paranormal Files
"Hunting Hollywood" bows Thursday, November 4 to be followed by new episodes of "Fact Or Faked: Paranormal Files."

[07/30/10 - 01:38 PM]
Jefferson - New Special Premieres on Tuesday, August 24 at 8pm ET on History(Tm)
The two-hour special explores his political rise at a time of revolutionary fervor.

[07/30/10 - 01:02 PM]
NBC at TCA: We'Re Rebuilding But Stronger
Plus: the executives on Steve Carell's exit; the difference between "Heroes" and "The Cape"; the shelving of "Day One" and more!

[07/30/10 - 12:57 PM]
Elizabeth Edwards Goes One-On-One in Two-Part Daytime Talk Exclusive During September 13th Premiere Week of 'The Nate Berkus Show'
The syndicated series, cleared in 95% of the country, bows Monday, September 13.

[07/30/10 - 12:21 PM]
MTV's "Jersey Shore" Season Two Premiere #1 Cable Telecast of 2010 with P12-34
MTV spins the numbers for Thursday, July 29.

[07/30/10 - 12:20 PM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Announces Paul Lee as New President, ABC Entertainment Group
"ABC is a great network defined by creativity and known for delivering some of the best shows on television," said Lee.

[07/30/10 - 11:51 AM]
Oscar Nominee Terrence Howard and Corey Stoll Join Regular Cast of NBC's New 'Law & Order: Los Angeles'
Howard will portray a district attorney and will share the position with Alfred Molina.

[07/30/10 - 10:53 AM]
'30 Rock' Cast to Perform Live Episode of Hit Emmy-Winning Series from Iconic Studio 8h Thursday, October 14
Two versions will be telecast: one live for the East Coast and one for the West Coast.

[07/30/10 - 10:52 AM]
NBC Announces Guest Stars for 'The Office' and "Community'
Kathy Bates will return to "The Office" while Drew Carey and Rob Corddry will visit "Community."

[07/30/10 - 10:51 AM]
NBC's 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' Kicks Off with Two-Hour Premiere Event on Wednesday, September 22 (9-11 P.M. Et)
Guest stars during the upcoming season include Henry Ian Cusick, Joan Cusack and Maria Bello.

[07/30/10 - 10:50 AM]
Rob Lowe Becomes New Series Regular on NBC's 'Parks and Recreation' as He Reprises Former Guest-Star Role as Chris Traeger
"I have truly come to value his fashion sense, grooming habits and workout tips," said co-creator Mike Schur.

[07/30/10 - 10:49 AM]
Universal Media Studios Inks Overall Development Deal with Peter Berg's and Sarah Aubrey's Film 44 That Will Include the 'Prime Suspect' Pilot
Alex Cunningham ("Desperate Housewives") is taking over as writer on "Prime Suspect."

[07/30/10 - 10:48 AM]
Universal Media Studios Inks New Development Deal with Oscar-Winning Production Team of Walter F. Parkes and Laurie Macdonald
The duo are behind such features as "Gladiator," "Men in Black" and "The Ring."

[07/30/10 - 10:45 AM]
NBC Announces Updated Fall Schedule Premieres
"Parenthood," "Outlaw" and "The Apprentice" will now launch one week early.

[07/30/10 - 10:43 AM]
NBC to Host Screenings of New Conspiracy Thriller 'The Event' for Top Five Cities Who 'Demand It!' on EventfuL.com
NBC will notify viewers through Facebook, Twitter, Fan It challenges, blog outreach and traditional media, as well as Eventful's 15 million entertainment consumers.

[07/30/10 - 10:23 AM]
An Emotional Andrew Is Unnable to Persuade His Fellow Housemates to Keep Him in the Game and Becomes the Third Houseguest to Be Evicted from the "Big Brother" House
CBS details the latest "Big Brother" elimination.

[07/30/10 - 09:56 AM]
TNT Orders New Seasons of Three Hit Series: The Closer, Rizzoli & Isles and Leverage
TNT has ordered 15 episodes each of "The Closer" and "Leverage," along with 13 episodes of "Rizzoli & Isles."

[07/30/10 - 09:39 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 1 Thursday Evening Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 29.

[07/30/10 - 09:28 AM]
Big Brother Thursday Sweeps Time Period in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, July 29.

[07/30/10 - 07:29 AM]
Save Room for Bravo's "Top Chef Just Desserts" Premiering WeD. September 15 at 11 PM ET/PT
The latest installment of the franchise will regularly air Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c starting September 22.

[07/30/10 - 06:13 AM]
Five-Time Emmy(R) Award Winner Doris Roberts Stars in 'Debbie Macomber's Call Me MrS. Miracle
The sequel premieres Saturday, November 27 on The Hallmark Channel.

[07/29/10 - 06:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 29
Updates include: Lizzy Caplan eyes HBO comedy; Tracee Ellis Ross to star in BET pilot; and Clayne Crawford joins HBO's "All Signs of Death."

[07/29/10 - 05:00 PM]
Ellen Degeneres Bows Out as Judge on "American Idol"
"While I love discovering, supporting and nurturing young talent, it was hard for me to judge people and sometimes hurt their feelings," said DeGeneres.

[07/29/10 - 04:45 PM]
Malik Yoba and Laura Mennell Join the Cast of Syfy's Alphas
They'll play members of "a team of ordinary citizens whose brain anomalies imbue them with extraordinary mental and physical abilities."

[07/29/10 - 03:25 PM]
The CW at TCA: Ostroff Touts Online Viewership
Plus: details on "America's Next Top Model's" new season; episode orders for "Life Unexpected," "One Tree Hill"; and more!







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[03/02/15 - 12:06 PM]
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[03/02/15 - 11:43 AM]
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[03/02/15 - 11:37 AM]
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[03/02/15 - 11:27 AM]
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[03/02/15 - 11:08 AM]
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