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[08/16/10 - 06:58 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 16
Updates include: Michael Ealy to star in USA's "Common Law"; HBO resurrects "The Life & Times of Tim"; and Kate Micucci rejoins FOX's "Raising Hope."

[08/16/10 - 04:06 PM]
Disney Channel Is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day and Prime in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, August 13.

[08/16/10 - 01:49 PM]
Travel Channel Celebrates the 100th Episode of Its Emmy-Winning No Reservations Series with a Return to Paris -- and a One-Hour "What Were We Thinking?" Special
Both installments are set to air Monday, September 6 on the cable channel.

[08/16/10 - 12:50 PM]
A&E Presents Documentary Special "Raising Bains" on Monday, August 23 at 11pm ET/PT
The one-hour special follows "a unique American family, the Bains, who have an incredible thirteen children."

[08/16/10 - 12:43 PM]
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Premieres New Season September 13 with More Thrills, Fun and Unpredictability
"I feel as though we've really upped the ante this year on 'Millionaire,'" said host Meredith Vieira.

[08/16/10 - 12:42 PM]
Victor Webster to Guest Star on ABC's "Castle"
He'll play the new boyfriend to Kate Beckett (Stana Katic).

[08/16/10 - 12:41 PM]
The Big Balls Will Be Back!! ABC Picks Up "Wipeout" for a Fourth Season
Next season will bring "two brand new courses, including all new wipeout zones, a brand new "motivator" for the Big Balls, the classic sweeper with a whole new twist, and new surprises."

[08/16/10 - 12:19 PM]
USA Network's Original Hit Series "White Collar" Gets Behind the Wheel with Ford for a Season-Long Drive
Beginning in mid-August, USA will launch an exclusive online video series that stars Marsha Thomason driving a Ford Fusion Hybrid.

[08/16/10 - 11:43 AM]
NBC's Hit Summer Series 'America's Got Talent' Brings Back 12 Wild Card Acts This Week Plus Performances from Superstar Leann Rimes and World-Renowned Mystifier Criss Angel
Rimes will perform her new single "Swingin'" from her upcoming album "Lady & Gentleman."

[08/16/10 - 11:26 AM]
Extreme Makeover Home Edition Wants You to "Move to the Groove" When "Dancing with the Stars" Lends a Hand to a Wisconsin Family
"Dancing with the Stars" alums Derek Hough, Nicole Scherzinger and Brooke Burke were all on hand for "Home Edition's" latest makeover.

[08/16/10 - 11:25 AM]
ABC Extends Classic "Peanuts" Holiday Specials for Five Additional Years
This fall the famed "PEANUTS" comic strip will celebrate its 60th anniversary.

[08/16/10 - 10:58 AM]
NBC's 'Minute to Win It' to Air 'Girls of Summer'-Themed Episodes Three Nights in a Row Beginning August 23
The three installments mark an extension to its previous 18-episode run.

[08/16/10 - 09:39 AM]
BET News Zeros in on the Ninth Ward in Network Exclusive: 'Heart of the City: Katrina Five Years Later'
Jurnee Smollett hosts the special, airing Sunday, August 22 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/16/10 - 09:17 AM]
TBS Orders 90 Additional Episodes of Hit Series Are We There Yet?
"ARE WE THERE YET? has proven itself to be an extremely strong addition to TBS's comedy lineup," said Michael Wright.

[08/16/10 - 09:16 AM]
Spike TV Renews the Multi-Platform Hit Series "Deadliest Warrior" for a Third Season
10 new episodes will roll out next summer featuring new cast member Richard "Mack" Machowicz.

[08/16/10 - 08:54 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) 'Indecision 2010' Presents 'When Grizzlies Attack: The Daily Show Midterm Teapartyganza' Covering the Mid-Term Elections to Tape in Washington, Dc
The show's October 25-28 episodes will be taped at the Shakespeare Theatre Company's Sidney Harman Hall.

[08/16/10 - 08:27 AM]
Season Two of Sci Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible with DR. Michio Kaku Debuts Wednesday, September 1
The series returns "to tackle how mankind will deal with real-life situations from the world of science fiction."

[08/16/10 - 08:23 AM]
HGTV Extends Production of 'The Antonio Treatment'
The 13 additional episodes will begin airing in first quarter 2011.

[08/16/10 - 08:22 AM]
Diy Network and Vanilla Ice Team Up as Pop Star Trades the Mic for a Hammer on New Series, "The Vanilla Ice Project"
The 10-episode series premieres Thursday, October 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/16/10 - 07:31 AM]
Discovery Health's Adventures in Parenting Week Spotlights Daunting Challenges Faced by Extraordinary Families
Said event, airing September 13-17, features six new specials.

[08/16/10 - 06:53 AM]
New Daytime Series - 'Aarti Party' - Premieres August 22nd at 12pm ET/PT
Aarti Sequeira won "The Next Food Network Star" as revealed during the season six finale last night.

[08/16/10 - 12:29 AM]
Interview: "Lie to Me" Executive Producer Shawn Ryan

[08/13/10 - 06:58 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 13
Updates include: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Betty White to topline CBS telefilm; Andrea Savage joins FX's "Wilfred"; and William Monahan, Jenny Lumet to pen HBO projects.

[08/13/10 - 05:21 PM]
Exclusive: NBC to Wrap "Persons Unknown" Early, Skipped Episode to Debut Online
The show's 11th episode will debut online instead of on air.

[08/13/10 - 02:56 PM]
MTV's "Jersey Shore" Has Record Breaking Episode with 5.5 Million Total Viewers
MTV spins the numbers for Thursday, August 12.

[08/13/10 - 09:19 AM]
Big Brother Keeps Getting Bigger
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, August 12.

[08/12/10 - 06:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 12
Updates include: Jeremy Davidson to recur on ABC's "Brothers & Sisters"; Neal McDonough is Starz's "Vigilante Priest"; and ABC to import the U.K.'s "MI-5."

[08/12/10 - 03:00 PM]
Bravo's "Work of Art: The Next Great Artist" Finale Scores Highest Rated Episode of the Season Among All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 11.

[08/12/10 - 01:55 PM]
GSN Announces "Dog Park Superstars": New Original Special Unleashes Dogs and Their Owners in the Ultimate Turf Competition for Canine Supremacy
Owen Benjamin hosts the special, airing Sunday, August 29 at 7:00/6:00c.

[08/12/10 - 12:56 PM]
Azita Ghanizada Rounds Out Cast of Syfy's Alphas Plus Callum Keith Rennie Set to Guest Star in 90-Minute Pilot
They join previously announced cast members David Strathairn, Ryan Cartwright, Malik Yoba, Warren Christie and Laura Mennell.

[08/12/10 - 12:36 PM]
Idris Elba Stars in Luther, an All New Thriller Premiering October 17 on BBC America
Ruth Wilson, Steven Mackintosh, Indira Varma, Paul McGann, Saskia Reeves and Warren Brown also star.

[08/12/10 - 11:14 AM]
Ellen Degeneres and Twitch Boss to Perform Together on "So You Think You Can Dance" Season Finale Tonight on Fox
Plus: performances by Black Gold; Quest Crew; Charlie Bruce; and the Manzari Brothers.

[08/12/10 - 11:08 AM]
Syfy Acquires Third Season of Popular Series Merlin from Fremantlemedia Enterprises
The new season will make its U.S. television premiere on Syfy in early 2011.

[08/12/10 - 10:56 AM]
Ken Baumann Joins Cast of ABC's "Castle" in a Recurring Role
He'll play the first boyfriend for Alexis Castle (Molly Quinn).

[08/12/10 - 10:55 AM]
TV Land's Hit Series, 'Hot in Cleveland' Propels TVlanD.com to Its Best Month Ever
TV Land spins the digital numbers for the month of June.

[08/12/10 - 10:21 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Draws Its Biggest Audience in 5 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 2-6.

[08/12/10 - 09:28 AM]
Kanye West Returns to the Vma Stage for "The 2010 MTV Video Music Awards"
Plus: Nicki Minaj, Emma Stone, Penn Badgley, Trey Songz, Selena Gomez and Ne-Yo are confirmed as presenters.

[08/12/10 - 09:13 AM]
Big Brother Wednesday Wins Time Period in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 11.

[08/12/10 - 07:28 AM]
Syfy Orders Pilot from Dead Like Me and Pushing Daisies Creator Bryan Fuller Based on the Book the Lotus Caves
Jim Grey will co-write the script, "about colonists who rebel against the rigidity of their lunar colony by exploring a series of caves ruled by a super-intelligent, alien species."

[08/11/10 - 06:24 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 11
Updates include: Bonita Friedericy named series regular on NBC's "Chuck"; "Family Guy's" Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild ink overall deal with 20th.

[08/11/10 - 04:33 PM]
Summer Finale of ABC Family Smash Hit "Pretty Little Liars" Ranks as the Series' Most-Watched Ever in Total Viewers
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 10.

[08/11/10 - 03:39 PM]
Bravo Marks Best Tuesday of the Year with Record Ratings for Season Premiere of "Flipping Out" and New Episode of "The Rachel Zoe Project"
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 10.

[08/11/10 - 01:48 PM]
Nick Cannon Extends Stay as Teennick Chairman
At the helm since March 2009, Cannon will continue his role through January 2012.

[08/11/10 - 01:24 PM]
Two New Specials, Five Original Episodes and Four Hours of Kick-Butt Action Add Up to the Ultimate Ninja Warrior Event -- G4's Ninja Warrior 25
The four-hour event premieres Saturday, August 14 starting at 6:00/5:00c.

[08/11/10 - 01:16 PM]
This DecembeR... 'Tis the Season to Join Syfy for First Ever Holiday-Themed Episodes of Hit Series Warehouse 13 and Eureka
Judd Hirsch and Paul Blackthorne will be featured on the former while Chris Parnell and Matt Frewer will turn up on the latter.

[08/11/10 - 01:09 PM]
AMC Picks Up Next Original Series: Untitled Project from Veena Sud, Formerly Known as the Killing
Mireille Enos stars in the project, which is slated to premiere in 2011.

[08/11/10 - 10:19 AM]
Bret Harrison Joins Cast of ABC's "V" in a Recurring Role
He'll play Dr. Miller, "an evolutionary biologist who appears to have information about the Red Sky which was seen in last season's cliffhanger finale."

[08/11/10 - 10:19 AM]
TLC Recounts Real Life Stories of Heartbreak with All-New Special "Left at the Altar"
The one-hour special premieres Friday, August 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/11/10 - 09:50 AM]
ABC Improves on the Year-Ago Tuesday for the 5th Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 10.

[08/11/10 - 09:32 AM]
The Talk, CBS's New Daily Daytime Talk Show, Premieres Monday, OcT. 18
The newcomer is co-hosted by Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Holly Robinson Peete, Leah Remini and Marissa Jaret Winokur.







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[07/01/16 - 09:44 AM]
TV One Addresses National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month with "The Secret She Kept"
Kyla Pratt, Gavin Houston, Kellita Smith and Vanessa A. Williams star in the original movie, premiering Sunday, July 10 on the cable channel.

[07/01/16 - 09:09 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Rises in Latest Victory for CBS
The Eye wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/30/16 - 06:50 PM]
"Big Brother" Announces the First Ever "Battle Back" Competition
All four "Battle Back" competitions and the reveal of the winner, will air exclusively during a special episode on Friday, July 22.

[06/30/16 - 02:53 PM]
Science Channel to Premiere "Unearthed" July 5 at 10PM
From the Pyramids to the Parthenon and Big Ben in London, the series reveals the deepest secrets of each structure by using the latest technology to solve mysteries.

[06/30/16 - 02:49 PM]
TLC's "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding" Returns with More Unique Dresses and Crazy Catfights
The series' fifth season premieres Sunday, July 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/30/16 - 01:50 PM]
Kellita Smith ("The Bernie Mac Show") Joins the Cast of "In The Cut," Hit Bounce TV Comedy Series Returns for Season Two Tues. July 5 @ 9PM (ET)
Also on tap this season are Angie Stone, Claudia Jordan, Kenny Lattimore and Rolonda Watts.

[06/30/16 - 12:33 PM]
"Queen Sugar" to Debut with Two-Night Premiere Event Tuesday, September 6, and Wednesday, September 7 at 10 PM ET/PT on OWN
Led by acclaimed film director Ava DuVernay, who directed the first two episodes, all episodes in the series' debut season are directed by women.

[06/30/16 - 12:22 PM]
"Basketball Wives" Star Shaunie O'Neal Takes "Shaunie's Home Court" New Series Debuts on VH1 Sunday, July 17th at 10:30 PM ET/PT
The half hour comedic unscripted program follows O'Neal as she works to keep her lively family in line.

[06/30/16 - 11:47 AM]
Original Episodes of NBC Hits "Superstore" and "The Voice" Blind Auditions to Air During the Rio Summer Olympics
Look for said installments on Friday, August 19 and Sunday, August 21 at 10:30 p.m. following Olympics coverage.

[06/30/16 - 10:58 AM]
Marvel Television Returns to San Diego Comic-Con
The fun kicks off Thursday, July 21, with the first-ever San Diego Comic-Con Marvel and Netflix panel session.

[06/30/16 - 10:46 AM]
MTV Invades San Diego Comic-Con with the Return of "Teen Wolf," "MTV Fandom Fest" and "MTV Fandom Awards"
MTV will be on-the-ground with its own branded booth, giving fans an all-new interactive VR experience on the floor of the San Diego Convention Center.

[06/30/16 - 10:34 AM]
Animal Planet's "Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet" Returns with More Heartwarming Animal Rescues
The all-new season premieres Saturday, July 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on the cable channel.

[06/30/16 - 09:49 AM]
Starting Friday, Your Favorite Films Written and Directed by Albert Brooks Are Available in the U.S.
The films include: Defending Your Life, which marks its 25th anniversary this year; Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World; Lost in America; Modern Romance; Mother; The Muse; and Real Life.

[06/30/16 - 09:31 AM]
Cartoon Network Studios Connects Rising Talent with Mentors in Inaugural 3-Day Animation Jam, July 9-11
This 3-day animation jam continues the tradition of Cartoon Network's widely-recognized, artists-first approach in developing and discovering fresh and innovative content across all platforms.

[06/30/16 - 09:21 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner and Marine Corps Veteran Gene Hackman Narrates Iwo Jima Film for Smithsonian Channel(TM)
The one-hour special provides new evidence and analysis proving that U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. and Purple Heart recipient Harold Schultz was one of the flag raisers in Joe Rosenthal's iconic Iwo Jima photo on Mount Suribachi.