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[08/23/10 - 06:45 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 23
Updates include: Spike TV passes on comedy pilots; Amy Bloom brings "87th Precinct" to NBC; and Cynthia Mort departs HBO's "Tilda."

[08/23/10 - 02:49 PM]
TLC Explores Food Obsession with New Series Freaky Eaters
The newcomer launches Sunday, September 5 at 10:00/9:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[08/23/10 - 01:51 PM]
Andrea Bowen and Rick Malambri Star in 'After the Fall,' a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere October 9
Greg Evigan, Gail O'Grady and Fiona Dourif also star in the project.

[08/23/10 - 01:01 PM]
CBS.com Announces Live Webcast of "Fashion's Night Out: The Show," the Largest Public Fashion Show in New York City History, Tuesday, SepT. 7 Beginning at 7:00 Pm, Et
As previously announced, CBS will broadcast the behind- the-scenes special FASHION'S NIGHT OUT 2010 on Tuesday, September 14.

[08/23/10 - 01:00 PM]
HBO Comedy Series Eastbound & Down, Starring Danny Mcbride, Kicks Off Seven-Episode Second Season SepT. 26
Steve Little, Michael Pena, Ana de la Reguera, Marco Rodriguez, Efren Ramirez, Elizabeth De Razzo, Deep Roy and Joaquin Cosio also star this season.

[08/23/10 - 12:59 PM]
HBO Comedy Series Bored to Death, Starring Jason Schwartzman, Ted Danson and Zach Galifianakis, Kicks Off Its Eight-Episode Second Season SepT. 26
Guest stars this season include series veterans John Hodgman, Patton Oswalt, Oliver Platt, Laila Robins, Jenny Slate and Kirsten Wiig.

[08/23/10 - 10:57 AM]
Nickelodeon Expands Roster of Hit Family Comedies with My Wife and Kids, Starring Damon Wayans, Premiering Monday, AuG. 30, on Nick at Nite
Back-to-back episodes will air weeknights starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/23/10 - 10:08 AM]
Big Brother Posts Best Viewer Delivery on Any Night Since September 2009 and Highest Adult 25-54 Rating of the Summer
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, August 22.

[08/23/10 - 09:09 AM]
Jennifer Aniston to Reunite with Courteney Cox as a Guest Star on ABC's "Cougar Town"
She'll turn up in the season premiere airing Wednesday, September 22 at 9:30/8:30c.

[08/23/10 - 08:53 AM]
Sunday Night Football Vikings-49ers Matches Best NFL Preseason Week 2 Overnight in 7 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 22.

[08/23/10 - 08:45 AM]
Exclusive: The CW Gives "Hellcats," "Nikita" Friday Encores
The first two episodes of each series will rebroadcast that Friday on the netlet.

[08/23/10 - 08:43 AM]
Eminem Rules the Charts, the Hip-Hop Universe and NexT... the Stage at the "2010 MTV Video Music Awards"
He joins previously announced performers Kanye West, Justin Bieber, Drake, B.o.B and Florence + The Machine.

[08/23/10 - 08:16 AM]
Fall Brings Food Superstars and Brand-New Original Series to Cooking Channel Lineup
Newcomers include "My Life in Food," "Bitchin' Kitchen" and "United Tastes of America."

[08/23/10 - 08:09 AM]
Bio Channel Presents "Jimi Hendrix Voodoo Child"
The two-hour documentary special premieres on Thursday, August 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/23/10 - 08:04 AM]
NBC Sports Wins Two Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards for Vancouver Olympics
Said wins were for Outstanding Music Direction and Outstanding Lighting Direction (Electronic, Multi-Camera) For Variety, Music Or Comedy Programming.

[08/23/10 - 08:00 AM]
Fantasia Officially Sets the Record Straight in an All New "Behind the Music: Fantasia" Premiering on Vh1
Said installment, featuring an interview that was taped on Saturday, airs tomorrow night at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/23/10 - 06:28 AM]
Chef Gordon Ramsay Hand-Picks Fresh Crop of Aspiring Chefs for Eighth Season of "Hell's Kitchen"
One lucky chef will walk away with a head chef position at LA Market at the JW Marriott Hotel Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE.

[08/23/10 - 12:56 AM]
Interview: "Weeds" Executive Producer Roberto Benabib

[08/21/10 - 06:01 PM]
2010 Creative Arts Emmy(R) Winners
"The Pacific" leads all winners with seven trophies; "Modern Family," "Saturday Night Live" each take home three.

[08/21/10 - 07:59 AM]
NBC Closes "Parks" for the Rest of the Summer
Additional repeats of "Community" will instead fill the Thursday, 9:30/8:30c half-hour, effective immediately.

[08/20/10 - 01:59 PM]
It's a Girl, and a Boy, and Three More Girls for the Jones Family TLC Welcomes Quints by Surprise to Its Monday Night Lineup
The 10-episode series launches Monday, August 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/20/10 - 01:58 PM]
It's Back to School as G4'S"Campus Pd" Returns for a Second Season of Raw and Gritty Reality
The series returns for its sophomore run on Wednesday, September 1 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/20/10 - 10:12 AM]
ABC Is Up for the 11th Consecutive Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 19.

[08/20/10 - 09:28 AM]
NBC Renews Late Night's 'Last Call with Carson Daly' for 10th Season as Stewart Bailey Returns as Executive Producer
"I really feel that 'Last Call' has hit its stride. It took 10 years -- but it feels brand new and great," said Daly.

[08/20/10 - 09:05 AM]
Big Brother Tops Thursday in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, August 19.

[08/20/10 - 07:06 AM]
Five-Time Emmy Winner Michael J. FOX to Guest Star on "The Good Wife"
He'll play Simon Canning, "a shrewd and cynical litigator whom Alicia faces in a massive class action."

[08/20/10 - 06:57 AM]
The Colbert Report to Broadcast Special Shows to Honor the Nation's Combat Troops Returning from Iraq at the Show's New York City Studio
"Been There: Won That: The Returnification of the American-Do Troopscape" will air on Wednesday, September 8 and Thursday, September 9.

[08/20/10 - 12:09 AM]
Interview: "The Spin Crowd" Co-Stars Jonathan Cheban & Simon Huck

[08/20/10 - 12:08 AM]
Interview: "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Executive Producer Jeff Jenkins

[08/20/10 - 12:06 AM]
Interview: "Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town" Co-Stars Scott Thompson & Kevin Mcdonald

[08/19/10 - 08:03 PM]
Development Update: August 19-20
Updates include: Stanley M. Brooks sells interest in Lifetime originals; and author James Frey develops new drama for HBO.

[08/19/10 - 03:22 PM]
Comedy Central October 2010 Programming Highlights
Newcomer "Benson Interruption" joins the previously announced "Nick Swardson's Pretend Time," "Ugly Americans" and "South Park."

[08/19/10 - 03:15 PM]
Hot in Cleveland Season Finale Soars!
TV Land spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 18.

[08/19/10 - 02:51 PM]
Discovery's All New Wednesday Night 'Fearless TV' Lineup Dominates Cable
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 18.

[08/19/10 - 02:40 PM]
Guest Stars Ming-Na and Stan Lee Lined Up to Visit Syfy's Eureka
Ming-Na will portray a U.S. Senator while details about Lee's appearance are being kept under wraps.

[08/19/10 - 01:11 PM]
USA Network Gives Orders for Official Season Two Pick-Up of Critically-Acclaimed Hit Original "Covert Affairs"
Co-stars Piper Perabo, Christopher Gorham, Sendhil Ramamurthy, Peter Gallagher, Kari Matchett and Anne Dudek will all return.

[08/19/10 - 12:05 PM]
Southern Hospitality Has Never Looked So Good as Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" Returns October 4 at 9 PM ET/PT
Season three will feature two new housewives: Cynthia Bailey and Phaedra Parks.

[08/19/10 - 12:04 PM]
CBS Fall Preview, a Primetime Special Hosted by Jim Belushi and Jerry O'Connell Will Be Broadcast Monday, SepT. 6, 8:30-9:00 Pm, ET/PT, on Cbs
This CBS fall preview offering has been an annual tradition since 2004.

[08/19/10 - 11:05 AM]
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' and 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' Score August 9-13 Late-Night Victories
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 9-13.

[08/19/10 - 10:43 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Posts Its Best Numbers in Viewers and Young Adults Since June
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 9-13.

[08/19/10 - 10:13 AM]
NBC's 'Minute to Win It' to Air Special NFL Themed Episodes September 7 & 8 Leading Up to NBC's NFL Kickoff on September 9
Said installments will feature Pierre Thomas and Robert Meachem of the New Orleans Saints and Anthony Herrera, Visanthe Shiancoe and Bernard Barrien of the Minnesota Vikings.

[08/19/10 - 10:10 AM]
Exclusive: The CW Yanks "18 to Life"
Repeats of "Life Unexpected" will return to the Tuesday, 9:00/8:00c hour effective immediately.

[08/19/10 - 09:20 AM]
Big Brother Wins Its Time Period in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 18.

[08/19/10 - 08:32 AM]
Spike TV Presents Week-Long "Hawaii Five-0" Marathon
Beginning Monday, August 30, the original series will be telecast daily (9:00 AM-6:00 PM, ET/PT) through Friday, September 3.

[08/19/10 - 07:31 AM]
TLC Takes Another Trip Down the Aisle with a New Season of "Four Weddings"
The show's eight-episode second season bows Friday, September 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/19/10 - 06:27 AM]
MTV to Have One Night Stand with Chelsea Handler as Network Taps Comedienne to Host the "2010 MTV Video Music Awards"
"This has been a huge year for hip-hop and rap, and it is well-known that I have the closest ties with these communities - musically and sexually," said Handler.

[08/19/10 - 03:09 AM]
Su2c Announces Talent for Sept 10th Broadcast
The one-hour fundraising event will be simulcast live and commercial-free on ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC and various cable networks.

[08/19/10 - 12:02 AM]
Interview: "Pitchmen" Star Anthony "Sully" Sullivan

[08/18/10 - 06:23 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 18
Updates include: Scott Caan injured on "Hawaii Five-0" set; Renee Felice Smith to recur on CBS's "NCIS: Los Angeles"; and Alan Yang inks an overall deal with Universal Media Studios.

[08/18/10 - 04:10 PM]
Billy Bush and Kit Hoover Named Co-Hosts of "Access Hollywood Live"
The new entertainment news talk show is set to premiere on Monday, September 13.







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[03/01/15 - 08:59 AM]
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[02/28/15 - 08:47 AM]
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[02/27/15 - 03:09 PM]
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[02/27/15 - 01:19 PM]
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[02/27/15 - 01:01 PM]
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[02/27/15 - 12:47 PM]
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[02/27/15 - 12:45 PM]
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[02/27/15 - 11:06 AM]
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[02/27/15 - 10:23 AM]
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