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[05/13/11 - 10:45 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 13
Updates include: HBO renews "Treme"; Gretchen Berg, Aaron Harberts to run ABC's "Good Christian Belles"; and Robert De Niro in talks for Bernie Madoff telefilm.

[05/13/11 - 05:35 PM]
Contra Security Goes Back to School on the "Breaking In" Season Finale Tuesday, May 17, on FOX
Said finale moves from Wednesday, May 18 and bumps "Traffic Light's" swan song to Tuesday, May 31.

[05/13/11 - 05:34 PM]
ABC Announces Summer Show Premiere Date Changes
"101 Ways to Leave a Game Show," "Take the Money and Run" head to Tuesdays, "Expedition Impossible" lands on Thursdays and "Rookie Blue" to now return June 23.

[05/13/11 - 02:17 PM]
"Person of Interest," "Two Broke Girls" First to Series at CBS; Sarah Michelle Gellar-Led "Ringer" Shifts to The CW
Whitney Cummings and J.J. Abrams both get their second new series commitments for the 2011-12 season.

[05/13/11 - 01:10 PM]
ABC Renews "Body of Proof," "Happy Endings," "Secret Millionaire," "Shark Tank"; Books 12 Newcomers for 2011-12 Season
The freshmen include "Apartment 23," "Charlie's Angels," "Good Christian Belles," "Last Man Standing," "Man Up," "Once Upon a Time," "Pan Am," "Revenge," "The River," "Scandal," "Suburgatory" and "Work It."

[05/13/11 - 12:20 PM]
NBC Cancels "Event," "Law & Order: LA," "Outsourced," "Chase"; ABC Axes "Brothers & Sisters," "V," "No Ordinary Family," "Off the Map"
Also not returning: "Better With You," "Detroit 1-8-7," "Mr. Sunshine," "America's Next Great Restaurant," "Perfect Couples" and "School Pride."

[05/13/11 - 10:24 AM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: No Stopping NBA Playoffs
TNT's postseason coverage overshadows the competition once again on Wednesday.

[05/13/11 - 10:01 AM]
Four More Comedies Make the Cut on NBC's 2011-12 Roster
"Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea," "Free Agents," "Bent" and "Best Friends Forever" will join previous pickups "Up All Night" and "Whitney" on the half-hour front.

[05/13/11 - 09:39 AM]
Ashton Kutcher to Join "Two and a Half Men"
"I can't replace Charlie Sheen but I'm going to work my ass off to entertain the hell out of people!" Kutcher said in the official announcement.

[05/13/11 - 09:36 AM]
It's Official: NBC Renews "Chuck"
Co-creator Josh Schwartz confirmed the news via Twitter this morning.

[05/13/11 - 08:57 AM]
ABC's "Private Practice" Draws its Biggest Audience Since March
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 12.

[05/13/11 - 08:45 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Takes Night for 17th Consecutive Week
The streak ties NBC's Thursday record set at the start of the 1999-2000 season.

[05/13/11 - 07:27 AM]
Ratings Continue to Add Up for TLC's "Extreme Couponing"
TLC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 11.

[05/13/11 - 07:03 AM]
TNT Concludes Its Second Round Coverage With Most Watched and Highest Rated NBA Playoffs To-Date in Cable Television History
TNT spins the numbers for its postseason coverage to date.

[05/13/11 - 06:01 AM]
The 17th Annual "Critics' Choice Movie Awards" Will Air Love on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on VH1
In addition, Den of Thieves will produce for the second year with Jesse Ignjatovic serving as executive produce for the third year.

[05/13/11 - 12:06 AM]
Interview: "Smallville" Executive Producers Brian Peterson & Kelly Souders
The show's two-hour series finale airs tonight at 8:00/7:00c on The CW.

[05/12/11 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 12
Updates include: Patti Carr, Lara Olsen to run The CW's "90210"; NBC eyes Brian Williams-hosted newsmagazine; and Sony tries to revive "Breaking In" at FOX.

[05/12/11 - 09:05 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for May 12
Plus: Il Volo, Nicole Scherzinger and 50 Cent will perform on the next results show Thursday, May 19.

[05/12/11 - 06:40 PM]
Ashton Kutcher to Replace Charlie Sheen on "Two and a Half Men"
"What's the square root of 6.25?" the actor asked his Twitter followers this evening.

[05/12/11 - 06:39 PM]
Trio Added to NBC's 2011-12 Season Roster; "Parenthood," "Harry's Law" Renewed
NBC taps "The Playboy Club," "Grimm" and "Awake" (formerly "R.E.M.") for next season, passes on "17th Precinct," "A. Mann's World" and "Wonder Woman."

[05/12/11 - 04:05 PM]
"MythBusters" Proves Strong With Men on Wednesday
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 11.

[05/12/11 - 02:36 PM]
Ke$ha, Far East Movement, OneRepublic and Ne-Yo Join Lineup of Artists to Perform at "The 2011 Billboard Music Awards," May 22 on ABC
They join previously announced artists Black Eyed Peas, Cee Lo Green, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Keith Urban, Pitbull, Lady Antebellum and Taio Cruz.

[05/12/11 - 02:08 PM]
WGN America Celebrates "How I Met Your Mother" Fans with On-Air & Social Media Campaign
As part of the campaign, WGN America brought four dedicated fans to New York to for a roundtable discussion and promo shoot.

[05/12/11 - 01:09 PM]
"A.N.T. Farm," A Comedy About Middle School Prodigies Enrolled in A High School Program for Gifted Students, Premieres Friday, June 17 on Disney Channel
The series stars China Anne McClain, Sierra McCormick, Jake Short and Carlon Jeffery.

[05/12/11 - 01:03 PM]
Bridesmaids Get the Spotlight on TLC's Newest Installment of "Say Yes to the Dress"
"Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids" is set to premiere Friday, July 8 alongside a new season of "Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta."

[05/12/11 - 12:06 PM]
Production Has Begun on ABC's "Missing," Starring Ashley Judd
Sean Bean, Nick Eversman, Cliff Curtis, Adriano Giannini and Tereza Voriskova also star in the upcoming drama.

[05/12/11 - 11:51 AM]
NBC Expands on Strong Performance of New Vocal Competition Series "The Voice" With Two-Hour Live Episodes Starting June 7
"America's Got Talent" will now kick off Tuesday nights at 8:00/7:00c during said run.

[05/12/11 - 11:09 AM]
June Syfy Saturday Original Movies Kick Off With "Red Faction: Origins" Premiere on Saturday, June 4
Also on tap are "Ice Road Terror" on June 11 and "Swamp Shark" on June 25.

[05/12/11 - 10:41 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver #1 Finishes vs. ABC and CBS Competition for the Late-Night Week of May 2-6
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 2-6.

[05/12/11 - 09:16 AM]
ABC Marks Impressive Wednesday Night Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 11.

[05/12/11 - 09:03 AM]
Lupe Fiasco Set to Perform at the "2011 MTV Movie Awards"
He'll be joined by Trey Songz for their first-ever televised performance together.

[05/12/11 - 08:43 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Better With You" Ticks Up in Season Finale
ABC's freshman comedy was up 18.80% from last week's numbers.

[05/12/11 - 08:39 AM]
Oxygen's Inside Look at Brides and Their Bridesmaids "Bachelorette Party: Las Vegas" to Premiere This Fall
The series, which follows the VIP staff of the Palms Casino Resort, was previously slated for a summer launch.

[05/12/11 - 08:12 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Posts One of its Strongest Weeks This Season
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 2-6.

[05/12/11 - 07:46 AM]
Rob Corddry, Megan Mullally, and Henry Winkler's TV series, "Childrens Hospital," Returns to Adult Swim June 2
The new season will air Thursdays at midnight/11:00c on the cable channel.

[05/12/11 - 07:01 AM]
Spike TV Presents New Slate of Non-Scripted Original Pilots
The pilots in development "follow a distinctive theme of authentic characters in a high risk/high reward environment."

[05/12/11 - 06:43 AM]
Showtime's "Dexter" Adds Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Nominated Actor Mos to the Cast for Season 6
He's set as Brother Sam, "a hardened ex-con who claims to have found religion, yet seems to continually find himself surrounded by violence."

[05/12/11 - 06:31 AM]
BET Networks Announces Exclusive Partnership With "The Game" Executive Producers Salim and Mara Brock Akil
In addition to their current roles as executive producers on the series, the husband and wife team will develop new shows for the network.

[05/12/11 - 06:29 AM]
Roma Downey and Marion Ross Star in "Keeping Up With The Randalls," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere July 16
Kayla Ewell and Thad Luckinbill co-star in the project, which moves back from July 9.

[05/12/11 - 06:13 AM]
Arkansas Police Officer Named 2011 "America's Most Wanted" All-Star
The special installment of the series airs Saturday, June 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/11/11 - 10:55 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 11
Updates include: Seth Gabel upped to regular on FOX's "Fringe"; Shemar Moore to continue on CBS's "Criminal Minds"; and FOX to bump "Bob's Burgers" for "Allen Gregory" this fall.

[05/11/11 - 04:58 PM]
NBC Sets Two Dramas, Two Comedies for Freshman Class of 2011-12 Season
The newcomers include projects starring Christina Applegate, Whitney Cummings, Maria Bello and Debra Messing.

[05/11/11 - 03:20 PM]
"Becoming Chaz" Launches OWN Documentary Club Ranking Fifth Among All Ad-Supported Cable
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 10.

[05/11/11 - 02:51 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: Bulls/Celtics Put TNT on Top
Said coverage bests Discovery's "Deadliest Catch," among others.

[05/11/11 - 02:47 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" and "Swamp Brothers" #1 and #2 Cable Programs Among Men in Prime on Tuesday
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 10.

[05/11/11 - 01:04 PM]
Current TV's "Countdown With Keith Olbermann" Taps Key Contributors Ken Burns, Nicole Lamoureux, Richard Lewis, Michael Moore and Markos Moulitsas to Lend Their Views and Voices as a Regular Part of the "Countdown" Line Up
"Countdown" launches Monday, June 20th at 8:00/7:00c and will air live each week night.

[05/11/11 - 12:20 PM]
MTV's Hidden Camera Series "Disaster Date" Returns for a Fourth Season Premiering May 16th at 6:30 PM ET/PT
"Jersey Shore's" Pauly D, Deena Cortese, Vinny Guadagnino, Jenni "JWoww" Farley and Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi are among those set to stop by this season.

[05/11/11 - 12:06 PM]
CBS.com Launches "Big Brother" 'Ultimate Fan' Sweepstakes, Giving Fans a Chance to Win a Trip to the Big Brother House
As previously announced, the new season of the summer mainstay will premiere on Thursday, July 7.

[05/11/11 - 11:35 AM]
"Ryan & Tatum: The O'Neals" to Premiere on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Father's Day, Sunday, June 19 at 10 PM ET/PT
The eight episode series "takes viewers inside the emotional father/daughter relationship of acting dynasty Ryan and Tatum O'Neal as they journey to re-build their once strong bond."

[05/11/11 - 11:18 AM]
Video: Bieber Fever Is Taking Over MTV's "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew" on Thursday, May 12 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
"Somebody To Love," "Never Say Never," "Baby," "Eenie Meanie" and "Runaway Love" are among this week's featured tracks.







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[07/23/14 - 06:07 PM]
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[07/23/14 - 05:24 PM]
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[07/23/14 - 01:02 PM]
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[07/23/14 - 12:00 PM]
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[07/23/14 - 11:51 AM]
After Discovery's "Shark Week" Comes "Bark Week": A Week-Long Event Celebrating Man's Best Friend on the Hub Network, Starting August 17
The tail-wagging week will feature four popular series from Animal Planet: "America's Cutest," "It's Me or the Dog," "Bad Dog!" and "Too Cute!"

[07/23/14 - 11:45 AM]
TLC Unveils New Brand Campaign and Tagline
The multi-million dollar campaign - "Everyone needs a little TLC." - is rolling out across the country in key media outlets.

[07/23/14 - 11:45 AM]
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The show will be taped in front of a live audience and feature two teams battling for the biggest laughs to win points and prizes.

[07/23/14 - 11:32 AM]
The Cycle 21 Premiere of "America's Next Top Model" Moves Up to August 18
Original episodes will air on Mondays for six weeks, with encores airing Fridays.

[07/23/14 - 10:54 AM]
USA Network and Wattpad Forge First of Its Kind Partnership to Release a Prequel to "Dig" in Advance of the Drama's Fall Premiere
The 12-part serialized prequel is written by the "Dig" writers and can be accessed via the Wattpad app, and on Wattpad.com.

[07/23/14 - 10:47 AM]
CBS Corporation and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo Announce the "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Will Remain in New York
The agreement includes a commitment by CBS for approximately 200 New York-based jobs to support the daily program's year-round production schedule.

[07/23/14 - 10:22 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" Launches on Network Television with Primetime Special "Under the Lights" on Wednesday, Sept. 10 on CBS
The one-hour special will also encore on NFL Network the following Tuesday, September 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/23/14 - 10:10 AM]
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[07/23/14 - 09:13 AM]
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Garcelle Beauvais, Terri J. Vaughn, Malinda Williams and Essence Atkins star in the project, which was shot entirely on location in Trinidad.

[07/23/14 - 09:10 AM]
"Daryl's Restoration Over-Hall" Series Premiere Rocks DIY Network's Ratings
DIY Network spins the numbers for Saturday, July 19.

[07/23/14 - 09:02 AM]
Fathom Events and NBC Sports Group Team Up to Bring Barclays Premier League 2014-15 Soccer Season to Select U.S. Cinemas
Americans will have the opportunity to see England's best in state-of-the-art projection and sound at select venues across the country on Saturdays throughout the Premier League season.