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[05/09/11 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 9
Updates include: Robert Sean Leonard, Omar Epps to return to FOX's "House"; Taylor Momsen, Jessica Szohr out while Kaylee DeFer as regulars on The CW's "Gossip Girl."

[05/09/11 - 11:33 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Bones" Co-Star Emily Deschanel
Part five of five from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[05/09/11 - 11:32 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Bones" Co-Star David Boreanaz
Part four of five from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[05/09/11 - 11:31 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Bones" Co-Star Michaela Conlin
Part three of five from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[05/09/11 - 11:30 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Bones" Co-Star T.J. Thyne
Part two of five from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[05/09/11 - 11:29 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Bones" Creator Hart Hanson
Part one of five from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[05/09/11 - 05:02 PM]
Hollywood's Biggest Stars Confirmed to Make the Stage Sizzle at The "2011 MTV Movie Awards"
Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Steve Carell, Emma Stone, Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Josh Duhamel, Patrick Dempsey and Cameron Diaz are among the presenters.

[05/09/11 - 02:42 PM]
Discovery Looks at the Great Tornado Outbreak of 2011
The "Storm Chasers" special will air Sunday, May 22 on the network.

[05/09/11 - 02:04 PM]
Animated Favorites "Family Guy" and "The Cleveland Show" Renewed for Additional Season
Both series are officially a go through the 2012-13 season.

[05/09/11 - 01:39 PM]
ABC Family's Groundbreaking New Original Series "Switched at Birth" Premieres Monday, June 6 at 9:00 ET/PT
Lea Thompson and Constance Marie co-star in the project, which will follow "The Secret Life of the American Teenager."

[05/09/11 - 01:38 PM]
PBS Announces New Fall Shows Featuring Nine-Program PBS Arts Fall Festival, Ken Burns's and Lynn Novick's "Prohibition" and Brian Greene's "The Fabric of the Cosmos" from "Nova"
"Prohibition" features music by Wynton Marsalis and the voice talents of Tom Hanks, Jeremy Irons, Paul Giamatti, Oliver Platt, John Lithgow, Samuel L. Jackson and more!

[05/09/11 - 01:37 PM]
Multi-Platinum Recording Artist and Global Superstar Beyonce to Be Honored With the 2011 Billboard Millennium Award, Airing May 22 on ABC
Musical artists performing at the show include Cee Lo, Nicki Minaj, Pitbull, The Black Eyed Peas, Rihanna, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum and Taio Cruz.

[05/09/11 - 01:32 PM]
Boxing Event of the Year Manny Pacquiao vs. "Sugar" Shane Mosley to Replay Saturday on Showtime(R)
The broadcast will be followed by the live Super Six World Boxing Classic Semifinal matchup between Andre "S.O.G" Ward and "King" Arthur Abraham.

[05/09/11 - 11:18 AM]
It's A Super-Charged Summer on Cartoon Network! All New Wednesday Nights Starting June 1
Said date marks the return of "Dude, What Would Happen" and "Destroy Build Destroy" at 8:00/7:00c and 8:30/7:30c, respectively.

[05/09/11 - 10:21 AM]
Bio Channel Greenlights Untitled Bristol Palin, Christopher Massey and Kyle Massey Docu-Series
The series, which has a 10-episode order, is slated to air in late 2011.

[05/09/11 - 10:04 AM]
"Doctor Who" Premiere Sees Big Jump in Live Plus 7 on BBC America
BBC America further spins the numbers for Saturday, April 23.

[05/09/11 - 10:01 AM]
History(R) to Honor and Commemorate 150th Anniversary of the Civil War With Weeklong Programming Event
Said lineup includes the May 30 premiere of "Gettysburg," narrated by Sam Rockwell.

[05/09/11 - 09:39 AM]
The Kardashian Family Continues Its Rule Over the Airwaves With Season Six Premiere of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" on Sunday, June 12 at 10:00PM ET/PT on E!
The new 12-episode season will lead into newcomer "Ice Loves Coco" at 10:30/9:30c.

[05/09/11 - 09:34 AM]
CBS Races to a Sunday Night Win in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, May 8.

[05/09/11 - 09:00 AM]
ABC's "Brothers & Sisters" Finale Surges to its Best Results in 2 Months
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, May 8.

[05/09/11 - 08:48 AM]
Oxygen Media Reveals New Cast of "Bad Girls Club: New Orleans" -- Premiering on Monday, July 11 at 9PM ET/PT
Plus: the "Bad Girls Club Hollywood" reunion special concludes tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/09/11 - 08:41 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "60 Minutes," CBS Top the Charts
President Obama's "60 Minutes" interview is last night's most-watched program, FOX's "Family Guy" tops adults 18-49.

[05/09/11 - 08:07 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Taps Kid Rock to Headline Next Roast
The event is scheduled to tape on Sunday, August 14 and premiere later this summer.

[05/09/11 - 05:48 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Tina Fey Gives "SNL" Best Numbers Since March 5
And in primetime, NBA postseason coverage puts ABC in front.

[05/09/11 - 05:32 AM]
TV Guide Network's Original Reality Series "Nail Files" to Premiere on Tuesday, June 21 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: TV Guide Network will launch an 11-city branded mobile spa tour for its affiliates and viewers around the country.

[05/08/11 - 02:16 PM]
Grammy and Emmy Award Winner Paula Abdul Joins Cheryl Cole, Antonio "L.A." Reid and Simon Cowell on "The X Factor" Judges Panel
"This show would never have been the same without Paula and I can't believe I am saying this - I have missed her a lot, and I am thrilled she's on the show," said Simon Cowell.

[05/07/11 - 06:45 PM]
Nicole Scherzinger and Steve Jones to Host "The X Factor"
"These two are going to be great together," said Simon Cowell.

[05/07/11 - 09:04 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Share Demo Honors
The Alphabet's "20/20" tops the charts with its behind-the-scenes report on the death of Osama bin Laden.

[05/07/11 - 08:47 AM]
"20/20" Marks its Top Adult 25-54 Rating in 5 Months
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 6.

[05/06/11 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 6
Updates include: Scott Baio to star in Nick at Nite comedy; Charles S. Dutton first to join FX's "Powers"; and MTV greenlights Bo Burnham's pilot.

[05/06/11 - 12:47 PM]
Planet Green's "Dresscue Me" Moves to Thursday Nights at 8PM ET/PT
The newcomer, which launched April 19, had been airing on Tuesday nights 10:30/9:30c.

[05/06/11 - 10:37 AM]
Peter Liguori Named Interim CEO of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Effective immediately, Liguori steps into the role held by Christina Norman.

[05/06/11 - 10:08 AM]
"Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure," A Disney Channel Original Movie, Premieres Sunday, May 22 on Disney Channel
Ashley Tisdale, Austin Butler, Bradley Steven Perry and Cameron Goodman co-star in the "High School Musical" follow up.

[05/06/11 - 08:57 AM]
ABC's "Grey's" is Thursday's #1 Scripted Show/"Private Practice" Builds
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 5.

[05/06/11 - 08:56 AM]
BBC America Summer Preview
New additions include season 17 of "Top Gear" and the bow of "The Hour."

[05/06/11 - 08:48 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Nikita," "Bones" Rebound
Meanwhile, NBC's "The Office" dips 14.6% from last week's Steve Carell send-off.

[05/06/11 - 08:33 AM]
"How to Die in Oregon," Intimate Documentary Exploring the State's Controversial Death With Dignity Act, Debuts May 26 on HBO
The project, from filmmaker Peter Richardson, won the Grand Jury Prize for documentaries at the Sundance Film Festival.

[05/06/11 - 06:35 AM]
Jillian Michaels Joins as Co-Host of Emmy Award-Winning Daytime Series "The Doctors"
"I have thoroughly enjoyed the time I have spent as a guest on the show and becoming a permanent member of the team makes today one of the best yet," said Michaels.

[05/06/11 - 12:02 AM]
Interview: "In Plain Sight" Executive Producers Ed Decter & John Strauss
The duo chat about the new season, airing Sundays at 10:00/9:00c on USA.

[05/05/11 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: May 4-5
Updates include: Evan Peters, Taissa Farmiga latest to FX's "Horror Story"; Lifetime sets "Gone," "Love Handles" premieres; and Michael Cuesta to stay with Showtime's "Homeland."

[05/05/11 - 10:07 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for May 5
Plus: auditions for season 11 will kick off Tuesday, June 28 in St. Louis, Missouri.

[05/05/11 - 05:55 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Overshadow Competition
"South Park," "Real World: Las Vegas" among those that fall short of TNT's postseason coverage.

[05/05/11 - 02:03 PM]
"America's Got Talent" Announces Second Annual YouTube Auditions
Following the June 9 deadline, producers will select 20 acts for the YouTube community to view and vote for their favorites.

[05/05/11 - 01:34 PM]
Wendy's(R) and Popular NBC Series "Minute to Win It" Team Up to Bring Fun Challenges to Families With Kids' Meals
Beginning May 16, one challenge will be included in every Wendy's Kids' Meal(R) bag nationwide for six weeks.

[05/05/11 - 01:29 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Premiere Dates for Three Films in the OWN Documentary Club
"Sons of Perdition" (June 2), "Serving Life" (July 28) and "Life 2.0" (August) are all due in the coming months.

[05/05/11 - 12:21 PM]
Cooking Channel Premieres "Hook, Line & Dinner" with Ben Sargent
The eight-episode series premieres Tuesday, June 7 at 10:30/9:30c on the network.

[05/05/11 - 11:53 AM]
Comedy Central Digital Launches "The Download," New Tech-Comedy Talk Show Hosted by Jordan Rubin
The digital series "focuses on the rich comedic targets that continually appear where the worlds of technology and entertainment collide."

[05/05/11 - 11:20 AM]
ITV Studios America Signs Spencer Stander to Executive Producer Overall Deal
"Spencer's diverse background and experience of working on many content platforms was the driving force behind this deal," said the company's Paul Buccieri.

[05/05/11 - 10:49 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Are #1 vs. ABC and CBS Competition for the Late-Night Week of April 25-29
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 25-29.

[05/05/11 - 10:45 AM]
ABC Television Network Attracted Nearly 49 Million Viewers for Royal Wedding Coverage on Friday, April 29 and in Primetime Leading Up to Worldwide Event
ABC News spins the numbers for the week of April 25-May 1.







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[12/09/16 - 10:01 AM]
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Israel's official submission for the 2017 Foreign Language Film Academy Award(R) will launch on Netflix Friday, December 15.

[12/09/16 - 09:54 AM]
American Heroes Channel to Pay Tribute to Late Senator John Glenn with Special Programming Stack
Starting Monday, December 12, AHC will encore episodes of "When We Left Earth: The NASA Mission," which showcase our nation's quest to conquer the last frontier - outer space.

[12/09/16 - 09:50 AM]
"Mariah's World" Series Premiere Event Delivers 2.2MM A18-49 and Nearly 4MM Total Viewers Across E! and Bravo on Sunday Night
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, December 4.

[12/09/16 - 08:29 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Thursday Night Football"
The Peacock cruises to victory among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/09/16 - 07:38 AM]
Video: BBC America's "Doctor Who" Christmas Special Trailer Released Today
The Doctor, played by Peter Capaldi, teams up with an investigative journalist, played by Charity Wakefield and a superhero to save New York from a deadly alien threat.

[12/09/16 - 07:17 AM]
Comedy Central Unveils Winter Programming Schedule
Newcomers include "The Comedy Jam," "Detroiters," "Jeff & Some Aliens" and "The High Court."

[12/08/16 - 05:43 PM]
Discovery to Pay Tribute to Space Pioneer John Glenn - Special Broadcast Airing Sunday
Look for an encore presentation of "When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions" this Sunday, December 11 at 9 AM ET/PT.

[12/08/16 - 04:36 PM]
President Barack Obama to Appear on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" on Monday, December 12 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT
President Obama's first appearance on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" will be simulcast across Comedy Central, MTV and BET.

[12/08/16 - 02:32 PM]
Merry Mythmas from Science Channel
Science Channel will marathon every episode ever of "MythBusters" beginning Friday, December 23.

[12/08/16 - 02:09 PM]
Make Your January Must-Watch List with Lifetime's Movies and Series
Newly announced season premieres include "Little Women: Atlanta" on Wednesday, January 4 and "Bring It!" on Wednesday, January 13.

[12/08/16 - 01:46 PM]
"Late Night with Seth Meyers New Years Eve Special" Goes Primetime on Saturday, Dec. 31 with A-List Lineup
Jennifer Lawrence, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Leslie Jones and Kelly Clarkson will all appear in the 10:00/9:00c telecast.

[12/08/16 - 12:15 PM]
NBC's New Comedies Earn Key Timeslots with Strong Support While Powerful Sunday Lineup Launches March 5 as #1 Network Sets Midseason Slate
The Peacock locks in dates for newcomers "Powerless," "Trial & Error," "Great News" and "The Blacklist: Redemption," among others.

[12/08/16 - 12:03 PM]
"Caraoke Showdown" Hosted by Craig Robinson Premieres January 12 on Spike TV
"Caraoke Showdown" takes groups of passengers on a musical journey to win money by competing in a variety of karaoke-style challenges.

[12/08/16 - 12:03 PM]
"The Defiant Ones," Four-Part Documentary Event Telling the True Story of Music Legends Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, to Debut on HBO Next Year
Director Allen Hughes has made an unquestionably bold film about the unlikely but ultimately unbreakable bond of trust and friendship between two street-smart men from different worlds who have shaped many of the most exciting and extreme moments in recent pop culture.

[12/08/16 - 11:55 AM]
Tuesday's "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Tops Late Night with Its Largest Tuesday Audience Since Oct. 2015
CBS spins the late-night numbers for Tuesday, December 6.