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    [tuesday, may 31, 2011]    
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[05/31/11 - 11:05 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Southland's" Ben McKenzie
Part five of five from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[05/31/11 - 11:04 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Southland's" Regina King
Part four of five from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[05/31/11 - 11:03 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Southland's" Shawn Hatosy
Part three of five from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[05/31/11 - 11:02 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Southland's" Michael Cudlitz
Part two of five from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[05/31/11 - 11:01 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Southland's" Christopher Chulack
Part one of five from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[05/31/11 - 10:53 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 31
Updates include: Sam Waterston joins Aaron Sorkin's HBO drama pilot; and Brillstein Entertainment Partners sticks with ABC Studios.

[05/31/11 - 07:39 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Smackdown" Kicks Off Holiday Weekend as Most-Watched
History's "American Restoration" however shares the demo crown on Friday.

[05/31/11 - 05:39 PM]
Morena Baccarin Joins the Cast of Showtime's New Drama Series "Homeland"
She'll take over for Laura Fraser as the "intrepid and complicated wife" of Damian Lewis's character.

[05/31/11 - 03:49 PM]
NBC Live Expands Fan Engagement With Audience Voting and the Addition of NBC's Summer Series "America's Got Talent" and "Love Bites"
The companion viewing tool offers fans a place to interact in a moderated social stream.

[05/31/11 - 03:06 PM]
ABC Adds "Beyond Belief" to Summer Slate
The newsmagazine will launch Wednesday, June 22 at 10:00/9:00c on the Alphabet.

[05/31/11 - 03:00 PM]
Video: TeenNick's "Degrassi" Returns With Season 11 Promo
The series returns telenovela-style this July for seven straight weeks, Monday thru Thursday.

[05/31/11 - 02:19 PM]
FOX Uncovers New Unscripted Series "Buried Treasure"
The series follows Leigh and Leslie Keno as they "travel across the country to help ordinary people discover the unknown treasures in their homes."

[05/31/11 - 02:16 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "17th Precinct" (NBC)

[05/31/11 - 02:15 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Whitney" (NBC)

[05/31/11 - 01:17 PM]
MTV Announces the Season Finale of "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew" As Lead-In to the "2011 MTV Movie Awards" on Sunday, June 5 at 7:30pm ET/PT
In between the action, Emma Stone and Tom Felton will introduce two never-before-seen clips from summer movies "The Help" and "Rise of the Planet of the Apes."

[05/31/11 - 12:57 PM]
NBC Offers Super Episode of "The Voice" Following Network's Exclusive Airing of Super Bowl XLVI on February 5
"There is no better showcase on television than to follow the Super Bowl, and we believe 'The Voice' is deserving of such high-profile exposure," said Bob Greenblatt.

[05/31/11 - 12:36 PM]
New Episodes of TLC'S "Kate Plus 8" Return on Monday, June 6 at 10pm
TLC will offer a total 150 hours of all-new programming this summer.

[05/31/11 - 12:22 PM]
Nickelodeon Unites Blockbuster "iCarly" with Cast of New Hit "Victorious" in an Epic Summer TV Event, "iParty with Victorious," Premiering Saturday, June 11
Guest stars include "Saturday Night Live's" Kenan Thompson as himself.

[05/31/11 - 12:05 PM]
Presenters Announces for The "2011 CMT Music Awards"
Said lineup includes "American Idol's" Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina and "Dancing With the Stars" winner Hines Ward.

[05/31/11 - 11:14 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) "Jon Benjamin Has a Van" Airs Wednesdays at 10:30 P.M. This Summer Beginning With a Special Two-Night Series Premiere Event on Tuesday, June 14 at 10:30 P.M.
The irreverent fake news magazine/narrative show will launch on June 14 following "Tosh.0."

[05/31/11 - 10:47 AM]
E!'s Season Finale of "Khloe & Lamar" Delivers 2.5 Million Total Viewers
E! spins the numbers for Monday, May 30.

[05/31/11 - 10:36 AM]
PBS Announces "Masterpiece" Fall Programs
Among its offerings: "Page Eight" and "The Song of Lunch," featuring Bill Nighy, Rachel Weisz, Michael Gambon, Ralph Fiennes, Alan Rickman and Emma Thompson.

[05/31/11 - 09:02 AM]
Video: AMC Announces "Breaking Bad" Season Four Premiere Sunday, July 17 at 10PM ET/PT
Watch the brand new trailer for the show's fourth season.

[05/31/11 - 08:59 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Rides "The Bachelorette," "Weight Loss" to Victory
The latest "Extreme Makeover" franchise opens above last summer's return of "True Beauty."

[05/31/11 - 08:56 AM]
ABC Dominates Memorial Day/"Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" Debuts at #1
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 30.

[05/31/11 - 08:18 AM]
Syfy Names Jeff Li to Newly Created Role of Vice President, Syfy Ventures
Li will spearhead the launch of Syfy's social gaming business, manage the expansion of the Syfy Games' portfolio and support Syfy Ventures' additional business initiatives.

[05/31/11 - 07:57 AM]
101 Gadgets That Changed the World: History(R) Partners with Popular Mechanics Magazine in Homage to Human Ingenuity, Premiering Wednesday, June 15 at 9 p.m.
The magazine's Jim Meigs and Glenn Derene, Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin and New York Times technology reporter David Pogue are among the featured experts.

[05/31/11 - 07:35 AM]
Bravo Kicks Summer Off With a Week of Sizzling New Episodes
Highlights include the cast of "Modern Family" visiting "Inside the Actors Studio" on Tuesday, June 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/31/11 - 07:19 AM]
Hallmark Channel Joins American Humane Association to Celebrate Extraordinary Dogs and People With Gala and Televised Special
"American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards" premiere Friday, November 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/30/11 - 10:04 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Coca-Cola 600" Gets It Done for FOX
The network's annual NASCAR coverage has no trouble taking home top honors.

[05/30/11 - 06:39 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: MLB Puts FOX in Front
Plus: "Chaos" returns to the CBS lineup with little fanfare.

[05/28/11 - 05:44 PM]
Development Update: May 26-28
Updates include: Paget Brewster in, Rachel Nichols out on CBS's "Criminal Minds"; and John Hoberg, Kat Likkel to spearhead "My Formerly Hot Life" at ABC.

[05/28/11 - 09:05 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Repeats Hand CBS Low-Key Victory
The summer doldrums began last night with no series delivering higher than a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating.

[05/28/11 - 07:10 AM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Heat Victory Puts TNT on Top
Miami heads to the NBA Finals as the postseason continues to post strong numbers.

[05/27/11 - 08:35 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Vince Uncensored" (CBS)

[05/27/11 - 08:34 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Unforgettable" (CBS)

[05/27/11 - 12:20 PM]
NBCUniversal, Legacy Interactive(R) and Glyphic Entertainment, LLC Announce the DsiWare(TM) Release of "House, M.D. - Globetrotting"
The Nintendo offering features all eight stars from the hit television show.

[05/27/11 - 11:20 AM]
Showtime Sets A Marathon Date With "Gigolos"
The show's eight-episode freshman run will encore this weekend on sibling Sho 2.

[05/27/11 - 11:01 AM]
2011 NBA Playoffs on TNT Were Most Watched in Cable Television History
TNT spins the numbers for its postseason coverage to date.

[05/27/11 - 10:10 AM]
USA Network Kicks Off Sizzling Summer With Entertainment Weekly and the Haagen-Dazs(R) Brand
The partnership includes a three-day outdoor screening event in NYC, offering audiences an opportunity to view USA's six summer originals.

[05/27/11 - 09:51 AM]
Video: "Twilight" Stars Get a Not So Helping Hand From Movie Awards Host Jason Sudeikis In Two New Promos
Check out the latest promos featuring Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner.

[05/27/11 - 09:49 AM]
3net -- The 24/7 Network from Sony, Discovery and IMAX -- Goes Behind the Scenes With a 3D Look at the INDYCAR Stars and Spectacle of this Year's Indianapolis 500
New Wave Entertainment is behind the one-hour special, tentatively titled "On the Inside Line: The Indy 500."

[05/27/11 - 09:46 AM]
NBA Finals Begin Tuesday Exclusively on ABC
The 2011 NBA Finals - the Dallas Mavericks and Dirk Nowitzki facing the Miami Heat and LeBron James - will tip off at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/27/11 - 08:52 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "So You Think You Can Dance" Posts Most-Watched Premiere in Four Years
FOX's summer mainstay kicks off with its best opening numbers since 2007.

[05/27/11 - 08:36 AM]
Ryan Sharkey Elevated to Senior Vice President, Program Acquisitions & Administration for USA Network, Sleuth and Universal HD
Most recently, Sharkey participated in negotiations for ground-breaking deals for the off-network series "NCIS: Los Angeles," "CSI" and "Modern Family."

[05/27/11 - 06:01 AM]
"WatchESPN" App Now on iPad
Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks and Verizon FiOS TV subscribers can now view ESPN's linear networks on their device.

[05/27/11 - 12:01 AM]
Interview: "Platinum Hit" Head Judge Kara DioGuardi
Bravo's new talent competition series premieres this Monday, May 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/26/11 - 09:02 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Locke & Key" (FOX)

[05/26/11 - 09:01 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "New Girl" (FOX)

[05/26/11 - 06:01 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Go Untouched
Another night, another victory for ESPN and its postseason coverage.







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[05/23/16 - 02:44 PM]
VH1 to Bring Back "Hip Hop Honors" Event to Honor the Trailblazing First Ladies of Hip Hop Monday, July 11 at 9PM ET Live from NY
The show will pay homage to the female pioneers, trailblazers and trend-setters who lead a movement and infiltrated the ranks of the male-dominated genre to make their voices heard and still do today.

[05/23/16 - 02:41 PM]
Mariah Carey Partners with Hallmark Channel for a Three-Picture Development Deal
Carey is set to develop, executive produce, direct and co-star in the movies, with the first slated to debut as part of Hallmark Channel's 2017 "Countdown to Valentine's Day" programming event.

[05/23/16 - 02:27 PM]
ABC News and Time Inc.'s People Announce New Primetime Series "People's List"
The hour-long weekly program highlights the biggest stories in pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle, human interest and news features to bring viewers up to speed on what they may have missed.

[05/23/16 - 02:02 PM]
Universal Television Signs "Hamilton" Producer Jeffrey Seller and TV Producer Flody Suarez to Production Deal
"I'm so pleased to have Universal Television in business with one of the theater's leading producers, Jeffrey Seller, and his producing partner, Flody Suarez," said Robert Greenblatt.

[05/23/16 - 01:05 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Returns for a New Season on Monday, June 20 at 9 PM ET/PT
The OG of the OC, Vicki Gunvalson, returns along with Tamra Judge, Heather Dubrow, Shannon Beador and Meghan King Edmonds.

[05/23/16 - 12:03 PM]
Annie Apple Named ESPN "Sunday NFL Countdown" Contributor
Apple, burst on the national scene during the recent NFL Draft when she took to social media to offer her candid opinions about the draft, her son and anything else on her mind.

[05/23/16 - 12:01 PM]
BET Taps a New Producing Powerhouse Led by Executive Producer Will Packer and Showrunner Erica Shelton Kodish to Run the Critically Acclaimed Series "Being Mary Jane"
Production on the new season is set to begin in Atlanta, Georgia later this year.

[05/23/16 - 11:51 AM]
Six Grammy(R) Winning/Nominated Artists Lend Their Voices and Music to New Discovery Channel Series "Hello World!"
Presented in association with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the six-part series takes a look at the wonders of the natural world through the eyes of some of today's most celebrated musicians.

[05/23/16 - 10:33 AM]
Unloved Autos Get New Life on an All New Season of Velocity's Hit Series "Wheeler Dealers"
The all new season begins Wednesday, June 29 on Velocity when the guys tackle a true piece of automotive Americana - a 1968 Chevy Corvette C3.

[05/23/16 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime(R) to Produce Feature-Length Documentary About the Life of Comic Legend John Belushi with Cooperation of His Widow Judith Belushi Pisano
Directed by R.J. Cutler and produced by John Battsek, the documentary is set to begin production in the fall, with long-time Belushi collaborator Sean Daniel serving as executive producer along with Bill Couturie.

[05/23/16 - 08:50 AM]
David Feherty to Join NBC Olympics in Rio as a Correspondent
Feherty will offer commentary on NBC's primetime coverage, as well on other shows and platforms.

[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Vault ABC to Victory
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/23/16 - 08:32 AM]
New National Geographic Channel Series "I Am Rebel," Executive Produced by Doug Liman, Director of "The Bourne Identity," Introduces Unfamiliar Yet Game-Changing Individuals Who Prove That Change Happens Only When You Break the Rules
The series launches Sunday, June 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[05/23/16 - 08:08 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Another Period" for Third Season Ahead of Season 2 Premiere Airing Wednesday, June 15 at 10 p.m.
Guest stars this season include Jermaine Clement, Andrew Daly, Cedric the Entertainer, Perez Hilton, Moshe Kasher, Lauren Lapkus, Bobby Lee, Tom Lennon, Samm Levine, Aasif Mandvi, Kate Miccuci, Adam Pally, Missi Pyle, Andrew Rannells, June Diane Raphael, Will Sasso, Joss Whedon and more!

[05/23/16 - 08:05 AM]
CBS Studios International Announces Global Viral Video Sensation "Carpool Karaoke" Now Available as a Format
In each 30 or 60 minute episode the host of the show picks up a singer or celebrity and drives them in a Carpool Karaoke car, specially fitted with state of the art cameras, ready to capture the fun.