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[08/27/10 - 07:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 27
Updates include: Jackson Rathbone to visit ABC's "No Ordinary Family"; Lifetime to take on the "Craigslist Killer"; and Josh Schwartz books a twentysomething political drama at ABC.

[08/27/10 - 10:39 AM]
Sym-Bionic Titan Crashes Into Cartoon Network
The new animated series, from Emmy-winner Genndy Tartakovsky, premieres Friday, September 17 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/27/10 - 10:14 AM]
Disney Channel to Present World Premiere of Selena Gomez & the Scene's Music Video, "A Year Without Rain," Friday, September 3
The music video will air at 10:15/9:15c, following the premiere of "Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam" and "Fish Hooks."

[08/27/10 - 09:51 AM]
Big Brother Rules Thursday
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, August 26.

[08/27/10 - 08:03 AM]
CMT Announces Fall Programming
New episodes of ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5TH GRADER, DCC: MAKING THE TEAM and WORLD'S STRICTEST PARENTS are all on tap this fall.

[08/27/10 - 12:01 AM]
Interview: "Beyond Survival with Les Stroud" Star Les Stroud

[08/26/10 - 09:59 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 26
Updates include: Allison Miller joins FOX's "Terra Nova"; and William Hurt to play Secretary Henry Paulson in HBO's "Too Big to Fail."

[08/26/10 - 02:55 PM]
Kelly Osbourne Joins Joan Rivers, Giuliana Rancic and George Kotsiopoulos for E!'s "Fashion Police"
The network mainstay debuts as a weekly series on Friday, September 10 at 10:30/9:30c.

[08/26/10 - 02:05 PM]
ABC News to Broadcast President Obama's Primetime Oval Office Address on Tuesday, August 31 at 8:00 P.M., Et
The network will slide primetime programming scheduled to air during this time period in affected markets.

[08/26/10 - 01:54 PM]
TLC Confirms the Final Season of Little People, Big World
The show's swan song begins Monday, September 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/26/10 - 01:53 PM]
Nickelodeon Gets Loud with Inaugural Mega Music Fest Labor Day, Monday, SepT. 6, at 8pm ET/PT
John Leguizamo hosts the event, featuring performances by Justin Bieber, Wyclef Jean, The Roots and Coblie Caillat.

[08/26/10 - 01:48 PM]
Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam - Live from Dallas on August 28th at 11:00 PM (ET/PT) on Showtime(R)
Oscar-winner Mo'Nique hosts the third installment of the series.

[08/26/10 - 12:52 PM]
Timothy Dalton ('Licence to Kill') to Guest-Star in a Multiple-Episode Arc on NBC's 'Chuck'
Dalton will be playing a mysterious stranger who has a history with Chuck's (Zachary Levi) mom, played by Linda Hamilton.

[08/26/10 - 12:51 PM]
Renowned Horse Whisperer Puts Veterans on a Path to Healing in Military Channel's Horse Sense and Soldiers
The one-hour special airs Sunday, September 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/26/10 - 12:50 PM]
The Hub Adds New Pop Culture Series Hubworld to Network's Original Programming Line Up
Justin Willman will host the weekly, half-hour series.

[08/26/10 - 12:47 PM]
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood Return to Host "The 44th Annual Cma Awards," Live from Nashville on November 10
The pair are hosting the awards for the third time.

[08/26/10 - 11:01 AM]
'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' and 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' Generate AuG. 16-20 Late-Night Wins
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 16-20.

[08/26/10 - 10:43 AM]
TV Land's Hit Series "Hot in Cleveland" Delivers 4.2 Million Total Viewers and Is the #1 Cable Sitcom of the Year
TV Land spins the numbers for the season to date.

[08/26/10 - 10:25 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Draws Its Second-Largest Adult 18-49 Audience in 8 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 16-20.

[08/26/10 - 09:55 AM]
Detroit Native Xzibit to Guest Star on ABC's "Detroit 1-8-7"
He'll portray hustler turned businessman Russell Pitts, who is a record producer specializing in hip-hop artists.

[08/26/10 - 09:48 AM]
Omg! Usher to Perform at the "MTV 2010 Video Music Awards"
Additionally, Travie McCoy, Jason Derulo, and Robyn will perform never before heard mixes of their current hit singles.

[08/26/10 - 09:40 AM]
Big Brother Delivers Its Highest Adult 18-34 Rating in Nearly Three Years
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 25.

[08/26/10 - 09:40 AM]
Inventive, Eye-Catching Animated Comedy Series "Fish Hooks" to Premiere Friday, September 24 on Disney Channel
Plus: an 11-minute preview of the series will get the coveted timeslot following "Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam" on Friday, September 3.

[08/26/10 - 08:57 AM]
Syfy Pilot Three Inches Casts James Marsters, Andrea Martin, Stephanie Jacobsen, Antony Del Rio, Naoko Mori, Kyle Schmid and Brandon Jay Mclaren
Plus: Alona Tal, Craig Eldridge and Julian Richings to guest star.

[08/26/10 - 08:38 AM]
Bravo's Goes to Singapore for the First-Ever "Top Chef" International Finale Wednesday, SepT. 8 at 10 PM ET/PT
The winner will ultimately be named on Wednesday, September 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/26/10 - 07:39 AM]
Perry Simon Named General Manager, Channels, BBC Worldwide America
Simon's role will include driving programming, marketing and operations for BBC America.

[08/26/10 - 07:10 AM]
Nbc, Donald Trump and Mark Burnett Introduce 16 Candidates to Compete on New Edition of 'The Apprentice,' Premiering September 16 (9-11 P.M. Et)
"I am very excited to have the civilian version of 'The Apprentice' back on the air this fall," said Donald Trump.

[08/26/10 - 06:47 AM]
Showtime(R) Digital Media Unveils Alternate Reality Game for Dexter(Tm) Fans
The alternate reality game will unfold online, leading up to the show's season premiere.

[08/26/10 - 04:47 AM]
Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel Threatened with Removal from At&t U-Verse(R) TV's Nationwide Channel Lineup
Customers will lose access to both channels if a new carriage distribution agreement is not reached by Tuesday, August 31.

[08/26/10 - 04:02 AM]
Discover to Serve as New Orange Bowl Game Title Sponsor
The Orange Bowl Game will be known as the "Discover Orange Bowl" on ESPN.

[08/25/10 - 06:54 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 25
Updates include: Derek Waters to star in FX's "13th Grade"; "Futurama" lands off-network run; and "Party Down" alums book "Temps" at NBC.

[08/25/10 - 05:56 PM]
Discovery to Bow "First Life," "Bidder Rivals" in October
Plus: return dates are set for "Mythbusters," "Ghost Lab," "Swamp Loggers," "Storm Chasers" and "Dirty Jobs."

[08/25/10 - 04:52 PM]
For the First Time, NBC.com Offers Fans a Chance to Become Part of the Live Primetime Emmy(R) Broadcast by Tweeting Suggested On-Camera Introductions for Presenters to Host Jimmy Fallon
"You can tweet something from your living room and five minutes later it'll be on TV," said Fallon.

[08/25/10 - 03:52 PM]
One Million Viewers Tune-In to Oxygen to Watch Fantasy Hair Designers Battle It Out on "Hair Battle Spectacular"
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 24.

[08/25/10 - 01:10 PM]
Judd Hirsch to Reunite with Rob Morrow on ABC's "The Whole Truth"
He'll play Judge Ruben Wright, "a distinguished and well-respected jurist who is accused of corruption and murder."

[08/25/10 - 01:06 PM]
Faith Hill Performs "Sunday Night Football" Opening Theme ... Again
Hill's "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night" debuts this season on Sunday, September 12.

[08/25/10 - 12:36 PM]
NBC to Carry Obama Speech, Delays "School Pride"
Newcomer "School Pride" will now roll out on Friday, October 15 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/25/10 - 11:52 AM]
Everyone Out of the Water - Roger Corman's Sharktopus to Premiere on Syfy Saturday, September 25, at 9pm
Sara Malakul Lane co-stars in the project, directed by Declan O'Brien.

[08/25/10 - 11:43 AM]
CBS News Will Broadcast President Barack Obama's Speech Live on the CBS Television Network on Tuesday, AuG. 31 at 8:00 Pm, Et
Obama's speech will mark the end of the combat operations in Iraq.

[08/25/10 - 11:11 AM]
VH1 Storytellers: T.I. Premieres on VH1 Friday, December 10th at 11:00 PM ET/PT
The one-hour special features T.I. performing a selection of his biggest hits such as "Rubber Band Man," "Bring Em Out" and "Live Your Life."

[08/25/10 - 10:56 AM]
Spike TV Uncovers a Hidden Treasure with New Original Series "Auction Hunters"
The eight-episode series rolls out Tuesday, November 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/25/10 - 09:47 AM]
ABC Takes Second on Tuesday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 24.

[08/25/10 - 09:19 AM]
For the First Time in Emmy(R) History "The 62nd Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Will Stream Live Companion Show from Backstage on EmmyS.com and NBC.com
Seven cameras positioned in various areas backstage at the Emmys(R) will "eavesdrop" and capture exciting moments and candid reactions.

[08/25/10 - 09:04 AM]
New and Returning Original Series Lead TruTV to Biggest Summer Ever
truTV spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/25/10 - 09:02 AM]
TNT's Blockbuster Hit Series Rizzoli & Isles and the Closer Top Cable's Summer Rankings
TNT spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/25/10 - 08:12 AM]
First Ever "CMT Artists of the Year" to Be Honored Friday, December 3 on Cmt
The special will recognize five of the year's top acts based on album and download sales, radio airplay, online activity and touring.

[08/25/10 - 07:41 AM]
New Battle to Crown 'The Next Iron Chef' Begins Sunday, October 3rd
Alton Brown hosts the new season, which is filmed in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and New York City.

[08/25/10 - 07:37 AM]
TLC Introduces America's First Latino Sextuplets in All-New Series
The new eight-part series SEXTUPLETS TAKE NEW YORK premiere Tuesday, September 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/25/10 - 05:16 AM]
Summer Belongs to USA Network
USA spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/25/10 - 12:09 AM]
Interview: "Ghost Hunters" Co-Stars Amy Bruni & Kris Williams







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[10/19/18 - 11:00 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 08:13 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 08:02 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 07:58 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 06:30 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 06:00 AM]
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[10/18/18 - 01:15 PM]
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[10/18/18 - 12:03 PM]
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[10/18/18 - 11:40 AM]
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