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[06/17/11 - 09:53 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 17
Updates include: Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert's "Noir" lands series order at Starz; and Kyle Howard and Wilmer Valderrama to visit USA's "Royal Pains."

[06/17/11 - 02:35 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Makes It Two in a Row
Plus: MTV's original movie "The Truth Below" bows to a modest 883,000 viewers.

[06/17/11 - 12:41 PM]
Sony Pictures Television Has Sold "Rules of Engagement" in Off-Network Syndication
WPIX-TV New York (Tribune), KCAL9 Los Angeles (CBS) and WCIU-TV Chicago (Weigel) are among the stations on board for a fall 2012 launch.

[06/17/11 - 12:31 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Untitled Allan Loeb Project" (TNT)

[06/17/11 - 12:30 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Falling Skies" (TNT)

[06/17/11 - 12:24 PM]
ABC Entertainment Group Announces Several Key Executive Shifts
John Saade, Vicki Dummer, Patrick Moran and Amy Hartwick are among those receiving promotions.

[06/17/11 - 11:14 AM]
"American Idol" Season 11 Auditions Kick Off in St. Louis on Tuesday, June 28
Upcoming casting calls include Portland, OR; San Diego, CA; Pittsburgh, PA; Charleston, SC; Denver, CO; and Houston, TX.

[06/17/11 - 11:00 AM]
HBO's "True Blood" and "Game of Thrones" to Hold Panels at Comic-Con 2011
George R.R. Martin himself will be on hand to moderate the "Game of Thrones" panel.

[06/17/11 - 10:58 AM]
Sneak Peek of First 15 Minutes from the Highly Anticipated Series Premiere of "Expedition Impossible" Launches on ABC.com and Hulu
The new competition series launches this Thursday, June 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/17/11 - 09:56 AM]
ABC's "Wipeout" Hits Season-High Repeat Numbers
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 16.

[06/17/11 - 09:39 AM]
New Discovery Channel Special Shares the Secrets of Seal Team Six
The aptly titled "Secrets of Seal Team Six" premieres Sunday, July 10 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[06/17/11 - 08:45 AM]
MTV's "True Life" Explores New, Compelling Moments in Youth Culture
The cable channel's mainstay returns with the first of seven new episodes on Thursday, June 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/17/11 - 08:38 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dance" Results Narrowly Top Demos
FOX escapes the repeat-powered ABC and CBS among adults 18-49 last night.

[06/17/11 - 08:21 AM]
Video: "The Franchise: A Season With the San Francisco Giants" Premieres July 13th at 10PM ET/PT on Showtime
Watch the latest three-minute trailer for the upcoming reality series.

[06/17/11 - 07:07 AM]
Tyson Chandler, Rocco DiSpirito, Mariel Hemingway, Penn Jillette, Lil Jon, Caroline Manzo and Suzi Weiss-Fischmann to Judge The "2011 Miss USA(R) Pageant" on June 19 Live on NBC
Andy Cohen and Giuliana Rancic host the event, with Kelly Osbourne and Susie Castillo providing skybox color.

[06/17/11 - 12:07 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Drop Dead Diva's" Brooke Elliott
Part six of six from our recent visit with the cast of the Lifetime series.

[06/17/11 - 12:06 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Drop Dead Diva's" Josh Stamberg
Part five of six from our recent visit with the cast of the Lifetime series.

[06/17/11 - 12:05 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Drop Dead Diva's" Kate Levering
Part four of six from our recent visit with the cast of the Lifetime series.

[06/17/11 - 12:04 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Drop Dead Diva's" Jackson Hurst
Part three of six from our recent visit with the cast of the Lifetime series.

[06/17/11 - 12:03 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Drop Dead Diva's" Ben Feldman
Part two of six from our recent visit with the cast of the Lifetime series.

[06/17/11 - 12:02 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Drop Dead Diva's" April Bowlby
Part one of six from our recent visit with the cast of the Lifetime series.

[06/16/11 - 11:17 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Cooper & Stone" (The CW)

[06/16/11 - 11:16 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "The Secret Circle" (The CW)

[06/16/11 - 10:49 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 16
Updates include: Darren Aronofsky to direct HBO's "Hobgoblin"; "Glee" lands its first writing staff; and Craig Ferguson in talks to host "Identity Crisis" at CBS.

[06/16/11 - 09:12 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for June 16
In addition, it was announced tonight that Lady Gaga will serve as a guest judge later in the season.

[06/16/11 - 09:04 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Sonya Tayeh Following Tonight's Elimination
Part four of four from our inaugural week of post-elimination night interviews.

[06/16/11 - 09:03 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Mary Murphy Following Tonight's Elimination
Part three of four from our inaugural week of post-elimination night interviews.

[06/16/11 - 09:02 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Megan Mullally Following Tonight's Elimination
Part two of four from our inaugural week of post-elimination night interviews.

[06/16/11 - 09:01 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Nigel Lythgoe Following Tonight's Elimination
Part one of four from our inaugural week of post-elimination night interviews.

[06/16/11 - 05:21 PM]
ABC Announces Vanessa Minnillo as the New Co-Host for "Wipeout" and Picks Up the Popular Hit Reality Game Show for a Fifth Season
The fifth season pickup includes Winter and Summer edition "Wipeout" episodes for 2011-2012.

[06/16/11 - 04:48 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Franklin & Bash" Holds Onto Top Spot
The TNT original however falls short of TLC's "Extreme Couponing" among adults 18-49.

[06/16/11 - 02:48 PM]
TV Land's "Hot in Cleveland" and "Happily Divorced" Premiere Night Sizzles With Over Four Million Total Viewers for Each Series
TV Land spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 15.

[06/16/11 - 01:06 PM]
"The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy(R) Awards" to Present the "Daytime Cares" Segment, Featuring Smile Train, During the Show's Live Broadcast from Las Vegas Sunday, July 19, on CBS
Dean Cain, Erik Estrada and Tatyana Ali recently experienced firsthand the work that the organization does every day around the world in more than 75 countries.

[06/16/11 - 12:13 PM]
"The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" Delivers Its Biggest Overall Viewership in 18 Weeks
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 6-10.

[06/16/11 - 12:06 PM]
The Style Network Announces New "Style Exposed" Documentary Initiative Featuring A Series of Provocative Specials Airing This Summer
Said offerings begin with "Baring It All" on Saturday, July 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/16/11 - 11:40 AM]
CMT Premieres New Series "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Texas Women" on Thursday, July 14
Both eight-episode series will air back-to-back beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/16/11 - 11:11 AM]
Selena Gomez Opens Up To E! For Her Very Own E! Entertainment Special
The one-hour special airs Wednesday, June 29 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/16/11 - 10:48 AM]
Disney Channel Original Movies "Lemonade Mouth 2" and "Shake It Up" in Development
The network's next original movie, "Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension," premieres Friday, August 5.

[06/16/11 - 10:28 AM]
ABC is Up Year to Year for the 3rd Straight Summer Wednesday
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 15.

[06/16/11 - 10:01 AM]
Discovery Announces Comic-Con Panels: Penn & Teller, MythBusters and Dinosaurs!
Newcomers "Penn & Teller Tell a Lie" and "Reign of the Dinosaurs" will be featured alongside mainstay "MythBusters."

[06/16/11 - 10:00 AM]
"The Amazing Race" to Make Its 20th Trek Around the Globe
The 19th installment will air this fall, while season 20 is scheduled for broadcast in spring 2012.

[06/16/11 - 09:52 AM]
Starz to Feature "Torchwood" and "Spartacus" at 2011 Comic-Con on Friday, July 22nd
John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Bill Pullman, Mekhi Phifer, Alexa Havins, Lauren Ambrose, Dustin Clare, Lucy Lawless, Manu Bennett and Katrina Law are among the featured talent.

[06/16/11 - 09:48 AM]
USA Wins 20th Consecutive Quarter
USA spins the numbers for the second quarter to date.

[06/16/11 - 08:57 AM]
VH1's "Audrina" Season Finale Puts Audrina's Closest Relationships to the Ultimate Test
Plus: watch sneak preview of the finale, airing this Sunday, June 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/16/11 - 08:54 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Stanley Cup Finals Wrap on Top
NBC's coverage tops FOX's mainstay "So You Think You Can Dance" last night.

[06/16/11 - 08:18 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Sees its Strongest Numbers in Over 2 1/2 Years
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 6-10.

[06/16/11 - 07:59 AM]
Showtime(R) and "The Big C" Launch Campaigns in Support of the American Cancer Society
The new season premieres Monday, June 27 at 10:30/9:30c on the pay channel.

[06/16/11 - 05:02 AM]
D3Publisher Announces the First "Victorious" Video Games, Based on the Hit Nickelodeon Show
Upcoming titles include "Victorious: Time to Shine for the Kinect" for Xbox 360 and "Victorious: Hollywood Arts Debut" for the Nintendo DS.

[06/15/11 - 11:19 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Home Game" (CBS)

[06/15/11 - 11:18 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "A Gifted Man" (CBS)







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[02/10/16 - 02:52 PM]
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[02/10/16 - 02:45 PM]
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[02/10/16 - 12:35 PM]
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[02/10/16 - 12:05 PM]
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[02/10/16 - 12:05 PM]
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[02/10/16 - 11:35 AM]
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[02/10/16 - 11:16 AM]
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