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[05/25/11 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 25
Updates include: Saffron Burrows out of FOX's "The Finder"; Frances Conroy joins FX's "American Horror Story"; and quartet to recur on "Sons of Anarchy" this season.

[05/25/11 - 10:23 PM]
"American Idol" Winner Revealed!
Auditions for season 11 will be held this summer in St. Louis, MO; Portland, OR; San Diego, CA; Pittsburgh, PA; Charleston, SC; and Houston, TX.

[05/25/11 - 06:04 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh.0" Tops NBA Leftovers
ESPN's postseason coverage once again leads the ratings pack.

[05/25/11 - 03:17 PM]
Mutiny on the Cornelia Marie Has "Deadliest Catch" Sailing to Huge Ratings
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 24.

[05/25/11 - 03:05 PM]
ABC News to Premiere 1964 Jacqueline Kennedy Oral History This September
The centerpiece of this ABC News television event will be a special Diane Sawyer primetime hour airing this September.

[05/25/11 - 02:01 PM]
TNT's Exclusive Coverage of Game #4 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals Delivers 9.8 Million Total Viewers
TNT spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 24.

[05/25/11 - 12:27 PM]
Investigation Discovery's "Behind Mansion Walls" Reveals Torrid Tales of the Rich and Famous
Author Christopher Mason hosts the series, premiering Monday, June 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/25/11 - 12:07 PM]
More Than 122 Million Votes Cast Following Last Night's "American Idol" Performance Show, The Highest Number of Votes in The Series' History
Said number brings the total votes cast during Season 10 to over 730 million - the most of any season.

[05/25/11 - 11:10 AM]
Internationally Recognized Tennis Star Anna Kournikova Joins NBC's Hit Series "The Biggest Loser" for Season 12
She'll join season 12, due this September, as the show's newest trainer.

[05/25/11 - 11:05 AM]
Winner of "The Biggest Loser" Gains $250,000 at Last Night's Live Season 11 Finale on NBC
The Peacock details the winner of the latest edition of the franchise.

[05/25/11 - 10:48 AM]
MTV's "The Hard Times of RJ Berger" to Air Supersized One-Hour Finale of Monday, May 30 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: watch a sneak preview of the two installments, "Steamy Surprise" and "The Better Man."

[05/25/11 - 10:28 AM]
The Party Comes to an End As MTV's "The Real World: Las Vegas" Finale Airs on Wednesday, June 1 at 10PM ET/PT
Plus: Maria Menounos hosts the reunion special airing the following Wednesday, June 8.

[05/25/11 - 10:16 AM]
Bravo Media Launches "Summer by Bravo," A Network-Wide Summer Brand Campaign Featuring Over 20 Bravolebrities
Plus: Bravo details its upcoming summer premieres for July and August.

[05/25/11 - 10:09 AM]
Disney Channel Announces Start of Production on New Live-Action Comedy Series, "Austin & Ally"
Ross Lynch, Laura Marano, Raini Rodriguez and Calum Worthy star in the newcomer.

[05/25/11 - 09:49 AM]
BBC America Announces New Drama Destination "Dramaville" Hosted by Golden Globe Nominee Idris Elba
The Wednesday block will be home to "The Hour" (August 17), "Luther" (October 5) and "Whitechapel" (November 2).

[05/25/11 - 09:18 AM]
"CMT Crossroads: The Doobie Brothers and Luke Bryan" Premieres Friday, June 24 on CMT
"We are so pleased, and fortunate to be able to share the stage with Luke Bryan on Crossroads," says Pat Simmons of The Doobie Brothers.

[05/25/11 - 09:12 AM]
HBO(R) Connect, A Dedicated Social Media Curation Site, Captures the Buzz Around Popular HBO(R) Programming
Said offerings include live chats with Wendell Pierce, Thomas Jane and Bryan Greenberg.

[05/25/11 - 09:05 AM]
ABC's "Dancing" Becomes the First Show Ever to Top Fox's "Idol" Tuesday Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 24.

[05/25/11 - 08:45 AM]
"Khloe & Lamar" Season Finale Airs Monday, May 30 at 10PM ET/PT
Also look for the season finale of "The Dance Scene" that night at 10:30/9:30c.

[05/25/11 - 08:43 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Remains Demo King
ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" finale however is the most-watched program.

[05/25/11 - 06:39 AM]
Fourth Season of the Award Winning Original Series "Damages" Premieres July 13th on DirecTV's the Audience Network
The new season focuses on the exceedingly controversial subject of private military contractors in Afghanistan.

[05/25/11 - 05:01 AM]
VH1 Greenlights New Fall Seasons for One Icon, Four Mob Wives, and Four Hip Hop Insiders
"Mob Wives" and "Love & Hip Hop" are both due back, as is - after a 10 year hiatus - "Pop Up Video."

[05/24/11 - 10:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 24
Updates include: Christopher Meloni departs "Law & Order: SVU"; "Chaos" returns to CBS this weekend; and FOX eyes "Pyrates" for next summer.

[05/24/11 - 06:09 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Hold Off "WWE Raw"
ESPN's postseason coverage maintains top honors on Monday.

[05/24/11 - 06:06 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: TNT Rides NBA Wave Once Again
Said postseason coverage continues to overshadow the competition.

[05/24/11 - 03:28 PM]
"American Chopper/Deadliest Catch" Crossover Proves Successful Among Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, May 23.

[05/24/11 - 03:16 PM]
ABC Finishes No. 2 to Fox in the 2011 May Sweep in Adults 18-49, Claiming 6 of the Top 15 TV Series, Including the No. 1 Comedy and the No. 1 Drama
ABC spins the numbers for the May sweeps period to date.

[05/24/11 - 02:59 PM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Third Season of Hit Comedy, "Big Time Rush"
The series will commence production on 20 new episodes in January 2012.

[05/24/11 - 02:26 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Celebrates "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Finale
The network has scheduled six days of special Oprah filled programming May 25 - May 30.

[05/24/11 - 02:14 PM]
"Spouse Vs. House" Airs on an All-New Night - Tuesdays
The newcomer shifts to Tuesdays at 8:00/7:00c beginning tonight.

[05/24/11 - 01:52 PM]
History Greenlights Production on Scripted Miniseries About America's Most Infamous Family Feud: "The Hatfields and McCoys"
Kevin Costner will star in the project, playing the role "Devil" Anse Hatfield.

[05/24/11 - 01:10 PM]
IFC's "Rhett & Link: Commercial Kings" Premieres Friday, June 24 at 10:00PM ET/PT
The 10-part docu-comedy is based on the successful web series "I Love Local Commercials."

[05/24/11 - 12:53 PM]
Award Winning Actor Edward James Olmos Joins the Cast of Showtime's "Dexter"
Olmos will play a brilliant, charismatic professor of religious studies in the new season.

[05/24/11 - 12:31 PM]
The Style Network's Annual Two Hour Hit Special "Clean House: Messiest Home in the Country 5" Reveals the Most Cluttered Home in America on Wednesday, June 29 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: look for "Clean House: Best of the Worst Messiest Home Moments" on Wednesday, June 22.

[05/24/11 - 12:31 PM]
truTV's "Operation Repo" Summer Premiere: Wednesday, June 8, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
Plus: check out a clip from the show's season premiere.

[05/24/11 - 11:59 AM]
ABC Family to Launch Online Game "The Nine Paths to Chloe King," Tuesday, May 24
The original series then premieres Tuesday, June 14 on the network.

[05/24/11 - 11:58 AM]
Disney Channel is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day and Prime
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of May 16-22.

[05/24/11 - 11:40 AM]
Spike TV Announces Presenters and Attendees for 2011 "Guys Choice"
Said lineup includes Mark Wahlberg, Jeremy Renner, Mila Kunis, Harrison Ford, Cameron Diaz, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, Danny McBride and Aziz Ansari.

[05/24/11 - 11:27 AM]
"The Voice" and the Season Finale of "The Office" Lead NBC for the Week of May 16-22
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 16-22.

[05/24/11 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Closes in on Seventh Consecutive Season Win
FOX spins the numbers for the week of May 16-22.

[05/24/11 - 10:58 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Surviving D-Day" Tells the Story of One of the Most Unconventional Battles in History
The two-hour special airs Saturday, June 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[05/24/11 - 10:56 AM]
IFC.com Presents the Original Comedy Series, "Wilfred"
Watch eight episodes of the original Australian series, the U.S. incarnation of which rolls out next month on FX.

[05/24/11 - 10:54 AM]
Judge Jackie Glass Joins "Swift Justice" as New Host
Current host Nancy Grace will be leaving the show.

[05/24/11 - 10:32 AM]
ABC Airs 5 of the Week's Top 15 TV Shows in Adults 18-49, More than Any Other Net
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 16-22.

[05/24/11 - 10:29 AM]
CBS Wins 2010-2011 Season for 8th Victory in 9 Years; Network Again Finishes Ahead of ABC and NBC in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/24/11 - 09:32 AM]
HBO and Filmmaker Peter Berg Team Up to Present "On Freddie Roach," An Innovative New Reality Series Debuting in 2012
Jim Lampley, Sarah Aubrey and Michael Price also serve as executive producers on the series.

[05/24/11 - 09:06 AM]
ABC's "DWTS" Marks Most-Watched-Ever Season/"The Bachelorette" Opens at #1
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 23.

[05/24/11 - 08:58 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Canceled Trio Perks Up
"Law & Order: LA," "The Event" and "The Chicago Code" are all up from their previous week's numbers.

[05/24/11 - 08:19 AM]
MTV Brings a Double Dose of Drama, Personal Growth and Chair Flipping When a Special Two-Part Season Finale of "Son of a Gun" Airs on Thursday, June 2 at 11PM ET/PT
The Cory Gunz-led reality series will wrap its freshman run with back-to-back episodes.

[05/24/11 - 08:07 AM]
Current TV Launches Original Series "50 Documentaries to See Before You Die" Premiering on Monday, August 1
Morgan Spurlock hosts the five-part event, which includes such films as "Roger & Me" and "The Thin Blue Line."







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[10/23/14 - 08:32 AM]
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[10/22/14 - 04:00 PM]
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[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
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[10/22/14 - 01:37 PM]
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[10/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
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[10/22/14 - 12:44 PM]
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[10/22/14 - 11:31 AM]
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[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
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[10/22/14 - 11:05 AM]
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[10/22/14 - 11:04 AM]
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[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
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[10/22/14 - 10:49 AM]
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[10/22/14 - 10:42 AM]
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[10/22/14 - 10:41 AM]
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