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[08/24/10 - 06:17 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 24
Updates include: Jamie-Lynn Sigler to star in Lifetime pilot; John Hawkes joins FX's "Outlaw Country"; and Rick Eid lands legal drama at FOX.

[08/24/10 - 05:24 PM]
MTV's Original Comedy Series "The Hard Times of Rj Berger" Finishes First Season with Season-High Ratings
MTV spins the numbers for Monday, August 23.

[08/24/10 - 04:18 PM]
Bravo's "Real Housewives of New Jersey" Finale Pulls in 3.4 Million Total Viewers, Becoming the Most Watched Episode of the Season
Bravo spins the numbers for Monday, August 23.

[08/24/10 - 03:30 PM]
Discovery Channel Celebrates Labor Day with Marathon of Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe
The Monday, September 6 stunt will serve as a build up to new episodes this fall.

[08/24/10 - 02:40 PM]
G4 Announces Groundbreaking New Series "Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan" Following Real-Life Military Personnel in Combat Overseas
The series, due in the spring of 2011, is billed as a real-life version of "The Hurt Locker."

[08/24/10 - 12:28 PM]
First Season of Syfy Original Series Fact Or Faked: Paranormal Files Delivers Best Performance for a Thursday Original Series Since 2006
Syfy spins the numbers for the season to date.

[08/24/10 - 12:27 PM]
Disney Channel Is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day in Key Kids
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 16-22.

[08/24/10 - 10:58 AM]
CBS's Weekly Winning Streak Reaches 9
CBS spins the numbers for the week of August 16-22.

[08/24/10 - 10:49 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 1 for the Week While Masterchef Remains Summer's No. 1 New Series
FOX spins the numbers for the week of August 16-22.

[08/24/10 - 10:45 AM]
Lake Placid 3, Starring Colin Ferguson (Eureka), Becomes Most Watched Syfy Telecast Since October 2009
Syfy spins the numbers for Saturday, August 21.

[08/24/10 - 10:44 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 on Monday in Adults 18-49 Among the Major Nets for the 12th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 23.

[08/24/10 - 10:08 AM]
ABC Is Up Over the Same Week Last Year for the 14th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 16-22.

[08/24/10 - 09:58 AM]
NBC Ranks #2 in Adults 18-49 and #1 in Adults 25-54 for the Week of AuG. 16-22
NBC spins the numbers for the week of August 16-22.

[08/24/10 - 09:51 AM]
AMC Launches Newest Original Drama "The Walking Dead" with a 90-Minute Premiere Episode on Halloween Night: Sunday, October 31, 10pm
Plus: view the four-minute Comic-Con trailer!

[08/24/10 - 09:51 AM]
Rebroadcasts Leads CBS to First Place Finish on Monday in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, August 23.

[08/24/10 - 09:49 AM]
Season 10 of NBC's Popular Series "The Biggest Loser" Kicks Off Tuesday, September 21 (8-10 P.M. Et) with a New Theme of "Paying It Forward"
The Peacock details the 21 participants of the upcoming season.

[08/24/10 - 09:23 AM]
Nickelodeon Notches Weekly Win as Basic Cable's Number-One Total Day Network
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of August 16-22.

[08/24/10 - 07:57 AM]
'Futurama' Marks Its Milestone 100th Episode and Season 6 Finale in Revolutionary Fashion Thursday, September 2 at 10:00 P.M. on Comedy Central(R)
Said installment features a voice appearance by Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh.

[08/24/10 - 07:44 AM]
A&E's Critically Acclaimed Hit Series "Hoarders" Returns for a Third Season with Back-To-Back Premieres on Labor Day
20 all-new episodes are set to roll out during its third season.

[08/24/10 - 06:11 AM]
Global Film Darling 'Hachi: A Dog's Tale' Will Have Us TV Premiere Only on Hallmark Channel, September 26
Richard Gere, Joan Allen and Jason Alexander co-star in the project, which was directed by Lasse Hallstrom.

[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







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[04/18/19 - 12:15 PM]
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[04/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
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[04/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
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[04/18/19 - 10:44 AM]
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[04/18/19 - 10:17 AM]
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[04/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
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[04/18/19 - 10:00 AM]
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[04/18/19 - 09:03 AM]
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