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[06/01/11 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 1
Updates include: Josh Lucas to topline NBC's "The Firm"; Andrea Anders to recur on USA's "Necessary Roughness"; and Joe Port, Joe Wiseman land overall deal at 20th.

[06/01/11 - 03:40 PM]
"American Chopper" Rides the Road to Success Among Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, May 30.

[06/01/11 - 03:29 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Game of Thrones" Shares Demo Crown
The HBO drama however ties its series low among adults 18-49.

[06/01/11 - 02:19 PM]
Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner to Present Viewers with the First Footage of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" During The "2011 MTV Movie Awards"
Jason Sudeikis hosts the event, airing live this Sunday from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City.

[06/01/11 - 02:04 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Hallelujah" (ABC)

[06/01/11 - 02:03 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Last Man Standing" (ABC)

[06/01/11 - 02:02 PM]
truTV Scores Best May Ever with Adults and Men
truTV spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/01/11 - 02:01 PM]
TNT Breaks Ratings Record for Biggest Month in Cable History
TNT spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/01/11 - 01:37 PM]
Manly May Ratings Flower for Discovery Channel
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/01/11 - 01:18 PM]
Chiller Announces Start of Production for "Steve Niles' Remains"
Grant Bowler, Lance Reddick, Miko Hughes and Tawny Cypress star in the network's second original movie.

[06/01/11 - 01:08 PM]
Beth Roberts Named COO of Universal Cable Productions and EVP, Business Affairs, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment and Cable Studios
In her new capacity, Roberts will assume operational responsibilities for the strategic and financial growth of Universal Cable Productions.

[06/01/11 - 01:07 PM]
Nickelodeon Is May's Top Cable Net, Led by "Victorious" and "SpongeBob SquarePants" Across All Demos
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/01/11 - 12:02 PM]
Syfy Names Scott Vila to Newly Created Position of Vice President, Current Programming, Scripted
Vila will be responsible for "Warehouse 13," the network's highest rated show, as well as "Haven" and "Being Human."

[06/01/11 - 11:58 AM]
Disney XD Records its Best May Ever in Total Day and Prime
Disney XD spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/01/11 - 11:57 AM]
Disney Channel Delivers its Biggest May Ever in Total Day and Prime
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/01/11 - 11:50 AM]
Investigation Discovery Continues Reign as America's Fastest Growing Network in Television
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/01/11 - 11:38 AM]
FOX Wins Final Week of Broadcast Season, Kicks Off Summer With Most-Watched "So You Think You Can Dance" Premiere in Four Years
FOX spins the numbers for the week of May 23-29.

[06/01/11 - 11:28 AM]
ABC Family Posts its Best May Ever in Prime and Total Day
ABC Family spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/01/11 - 10:51 AM]
The HUB TV Network Generates "Truly Outrageous" Record Ratings With Holiday Weekend Sneak Peek Preview of Summer Programming
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of May 23-29.

[06/01/11 - 10:50 AM]
NBC's "America's Got Talent" Attracts Its Biggest Overall Viewership Ever for a Season Debut, While "The Voice" Hits a Series High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 31.

[06/01/11 - 10:49 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner Reese Witherspoon to Be Honored With The "MTV Generation Award" at "2011 MTV Movie Awards"
Past recipients include Sandra Bullock, Ben Stiller, Adam Sandler, Mike Myers, Tom Cruise and Jim Carrey.

[06/01/11 - 10:48 AM]
"The Voice" and "The Biggest Loser" Pace NBC for the Week of May 23-29
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 23-29.

[06/01/11 - 10:47 AM]
Parents' Choice Foundation Honors The Hub TV Network With Three Awards for Quality Children's Programming
"Family Game Night," "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series" and "The WotWots" were among the honored series.

[06/01/11 - 10:41 AM]
TLC Starts Summer Strong With "My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding"
TLC spins the numbers for Sunday, May 29.

[06/01/11 - 10:32 AM]
Bravo Delivers Most Watched May in Network's History Among All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/01/11 - 10:29 AM]
Disney Channel's "Make Your Mark: Ultimate Dance Off - 'Shake It Up' Edition" Gives Kids the Opportunity to Showcase Their Skills in Its First-Ever Talent Competition Exclusively for Kids and Tweens
Production began this month on the show's second season with Jeff Strauss joining Rob Lotterstein as an executive producer.

[06/01/11 - 10:11 AM]
IFC's New Original Travel Series "Young, Broke & Beautiful" Premieres June 24 at 11:00PM ET/PT
The series follows acclaimed travel writer/blogger Stuart Schuffman, aka "Broke-Ass Stuart," as he travels the country.

[06/01/11 - 09:47 AM]
Comedy Central: July 2011 Programming Highlights
New specials include "Christopher Titus: Neverlution" and "John Pinette: Still Hungry."

[06/01/11 - 09:47 AM]
Monday Night's Premiere of VH1's "Single Ladies" and "Basketball Wives" Season Three Propel Network to Highest Rated Night Since October 2009
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, May 30.

[06/01/11 - 09:44 AM]
"I Kid With Brad Garrett" to Premiere Tuesday, June 28 at 8:00/7:00c on TLC
The series, from Ryan Seacrest Productions, will launch with back-to-back episodes.

[06/01/11 - 09:31 AM]
Ovation Tops the Charts This July With "American Revolutionaries: The Hitmakers"
Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Presley and Madonna are among the featured artists during the July 1-24 event.

[06/01/11 - 09:21 AM]
ABC Airs 7 of the Week's Top 20 TV Shows in Adults 18-49, More Than Any Other Net
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 23-29.

[06/01/11 - 09:09 AM]
Rome Hartman Named Executive Producer of New NBC News Primetime Newsmagazine
The new broadcast, hosted by Brian Williams, will feature the talent of NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC top correspondents and trusted anchors.

[06/01/11 - 08:56 AM]
NBA Finals Game 1 on ABC Delivers Highest Overnight Rating Since 2004
ESPN spins the numbers for its NBA coverage on ABC for Tuesday, May 31.

[06/01/11 - 08:52 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Narrowly Tops NBC in Demos
NBC's "America's Got Talent" returns up an impressive 17% from last summer's launch.

[06/01/11 - 08:14 AM]
MTV2 Announces Its Biggest Summer Ever Feeding the Passion Points of Young Men with Music, Cars and Ridiculous Action
New series include "Burnout: The Ultimate Drag Race Challenge" and "The DUB Magazine Project."

[06/01/11 - 08:04 AM]
Production Begins on Hallmark Channel's New Series Starring Chef Emeril Lagasse, "Emeril's Table"
The daily cooking show will premiere Monday, September 26 on the cable channel.

[06/01/11 - 07:12 AM]
Syfy's "Ghost Hunters," #1 Paranormal Franchise in Cable Renewed for Season 8
20 all-new episodes for season eight are slated to premiere on Syfy in 2012.

[06/01/11 - 06:17 AM]
Lea Thompson Stars In "The Cabin" Premiering July 30 On Hallmark Movie Channel
Steven Brand also stars in the project, about two divorced strangers who are forced to share the same cabin with their kids in Scotland.

[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.







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[05/24/16 - 12:57 PM]
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Fans can relive back-to-back episodes of almost all of seasons five, six and seven of "American Ninja Warrior" as well as all of season one of Esquire Network's record-breaking new show "Team Ninja Warrior."

[05/24/16 - 12:51 PM]
History(R) Supports The Freedmen's Bureau Project Through Partnership with The Smithsonian's NMAAHC and FamilySearch International
The social initiative, "Reading for Roots," is a call to action to encourage viewers to volunteer to transcribe post-Civil War documents.

[05/24/16 - 12:24 PM]
"20/20: In an Instant" - Two-Hour Docudrama Series Returns for Second Season, Premieres June 18 on ABC
"In an Instant" does more than just re-tell heart-pounding first-person accounts of the world's most harrowing tales of survival; it brings them to life with breathtaking dramatizations of the moments before and after life was forever changed.

[05/24/16 - 12:23 PM]
Award-Winning "What Would You Do?" Returns This Summer - New Shows Begin Airing Friday, June 17, on ABC
Hidden-camera fan-favorite "What Would You Do?" returns for 13 weeks this summer with all-new scenarios capturing unsuspecting people's reactions to everyday situations.

[05/24/16 - 10:37 AM]
Elton John, Julia Roberts, Will Ferrell, Blake Shelton, Kobe Bryant and More Join NBC Charity Event "The Red Nose Day Special" May 26
The star-studded charity event, which helps raise awareness and money for kids in need here at home and around the world, will be hosted by Craig Ferguson and features comedy, music and more.

[05/24/16 - 10:31 AM]
"Big Jay Oakerson: Live at Webster Hall" Premieres with Limited Commercial Interruption on Friday, June 17 at Midnight ET/PT on Comedy Central(R)
Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up and cc.com/BigJay will feature preview clips from the special.

[05/24/16 - 10:16 AM]
Greg Yaitanes Tapped as Showrunner of Discovery's Unabomber Drama "Manifesto"
Lionsgate is teaming with Discovery Channel, Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti's Trigger Street for the limited series.

[05/24/16 - 10:10 AM]
New Episodes of CNBC's Hit Series "West Texas Investors Club" Debut Tuesday, June 7th at 10PM ET/PT
The 10 original hour-long episodes feature self-made multimillionaires - Rooster McConaughey and Butch Gilliam who have chosen to pass on their success by investing in promising entrepreneurs - but only on their turf and their terms.

[05/24/16 - 10:04 AM]
"Fargo's" Stunning Second Chapter Gets Marathon on FX
The Saturday, June 4 marathon features all 10 episodes in consecutive order and will run from 10 AM ET/PT to 8 PM ET/PT presented with limited commercial interruption.

[05/24/16 - 09:32 AM]
HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Returns For Season Five on June 9
The 15-episode series follows Tarek and Christina El Moussa as they buy dilapidated houses and turn them into beautiful family homes.

[05/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
LeVar Burton, Whoopi Goldberg, Jonathan Frakes and Ginger Zee Guest Star in Season Two of Disney Junior's Acclaimed Series "Miles from Tomorrowland" Launching Monday, June 20 on Disney Channel
The series charts the outer space missions of young adventurer Miles Callisto and his family as they work together to help connect the galaxy on behalf of the Tomorrowland Transit Authority.

[05/24/16 - 09:27 AM]
Ovation to Premiere "Hanksy Presents: Surplus Candy" Across Linear, Digital & Social Platforms on June 26
The documentary and digital series capture Hanksy, a well-known street artist, as he and over 50 other street artists transform an abandoned mansion in Los Angeles into a magnificent, and temporary, showcase of graffiti art.

[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
More Than 9.4 Million Watched Exaggerator Win Preakness Stakes on NBC - Up 6% from American Pharoah's 2015 Victory
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/24/16 - 09:02 AM]
BBC America Begins Production on Original Series "Dirk Gently's Holisitic Detective Agency," Starring Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett
The series is a comedic thriller that follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric "holistic" detective Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett) and his reluctant assistant Todd (Elijah Wood).

[05/24/16 - 09:00 AM]
Spike Toasts Mankind with the Party of the Decade at the 10th Annual "Guys Choice"
The A-list, ultimate guys night out, tapes Saturday, June 4 at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA and premieres Thursday, June 9.