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[06/24/11 - 10:16 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 24
Updates include: "Justified's" Natalie Zea to visit Showtime's "Californication"; Jim Uhls to pen HBO's "Year Zero"; and Walter Parkes, Laurie MacDonald book new projects.

[06/24/11 - 04:46 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Awkward." (MTV)

[06/24/11 - 04:45 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Necessary Roughness" (USA)

[06/24/11 - 04:21 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Burn Notice" Returns on Top
The season premiere - alongside newcomer "Suits" - are last night's most-watched cable originals.

[06/24/11 - 02:34 PM]
New Comedy "Wilfred" Posts Highest Ever Premiere Ratings for a Comedy Series on FX
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, June 23.

[06/24/11 - 01:30 PM]
"The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" Kicks Off Monday Night Premiere Block on Showtime(R)
The third film in the franchise will lead into the season openers of "Weeds" and "The Big C" at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/24/11 - 01:30 PM]
ABC Family's Hit Comedy "Melissa & Joey" Returns With All-New Episodes, Premiering Wednesday, June 29 at 8:00 ET/PT
Plus: ABCFamily.com will premiere Joey Lawrence's new single, "Rolled," on said date.

[06/24/11 - 01:14 PM]
Exclusive: "Terra Nova" Encores Land FOX's Saturday Slot
"Fringe" likewise will continue to rebroadcast each Saturday at 11:00/10:00c.

[06/24/11 - 10:30 AM]
USA Network Teams With DC Comics to Unveil Its First Digital Interactive Graphic Novel With "Burn Notice"
Chapter one went live in tandem with the fifth season premiere last evening on Thursday, June 23.

[06/24/11 - 08:50 AM]
ABC Wins Thursday in Adults 18-49/"Expedition Impossible" Opens as the #1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 23.

[06/24/11 - 08:47 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Kicks Off Thursday Lineup on Top
"Wipeout," "Expedition Impossible" and "Rookie Blue" all win their time periods for the Alphabet.

[06/24/11 - 08:41 AM]
Threadless Teams Up with Cartoon Network Enterprises on "Adventure Time with Finn & Jake" Design Challenge!
Artists have until Monday, July 4 to submit their design and the winner will be announced on Monday, July 25.

[06/24/11 - 08:38 AM]
Syfy Sizzles in July Launching Six Series During Its Summer Premiere Week
The cable channel further details its previously announced summer launches.

[06/24/11 - 08:29 AM]
ESPN's 2011 NBA Draft Telecast Highest Rated Since 2007
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, June 23.

[06/24/11 - 08:20 AM]
Grammy-Award Winning Star Miranda Lambert Joins Live Results Season Finale on NBC's "The Voice"
"I am thrilled to perform on my favorite new show," said Lambert. "It's been a joy watching my husband grow so attached to his team."

[06/23/11 - 10:56 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 23
Updates include: Natalie Dormer joins HBO's "Game of Thrones"; "House's" Lisa Edelstein lands arc on "The Good Wife"; and John Krasinski, Aaron Sorkin team for Chateau Marmont mini-series at HBO.

[06/23/11 - 10:12 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Second Eliminated Couple Following Tonight's Results Show
Part four of four from our second week of post-elimination night interviews.

[06/23/11 - 10:11 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" First Eliminated Couple Following Tonight's Results Show
Part three of four from our second week of post-elimination night interviews.

[06/23/11 - 10:10 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Mary Murphy Following Tonight's Results Show
Part two of four from our second week of post-elimination night interviews.

[06/23/11 - 10:09 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Nigel Lythgoe Following Tonight's Results Show
Part one of four from our second week of post-elimination night interviews.

[06/23/11 - 09:18 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Danni Lowinski" (The CW)

[06/23/11 - 09:17 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Hart of Dixie" (The CW)

[06/23/11 - 04:05 PM]
MTV's "The Challenge: Rivals" Is Wednesday's #1 Original Cable Series With P12-34
MTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 22.

[06/23/11 - 04:03 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Franklin & Bash" Streak Continues
TNT's new drama is the most-watched original cable program for the third Wednesday in a row.

[06/23/11 - 02:41 PM]
E! Counts Down TV's Most Memorable Events in An All-New Special "50 Super Epic TV Moments" Premiering Thursday, June 30th at 9:00PM ET/PT Only on E!
Nene Leakes and Jerry Springer are among the pop culture experts featured in the two-hour special.

[06/23/11 - 01:03 PM]
Three Hit History Series Mix It Up in Two-Hour Crossover Event "The Pick, The Pawn & The Polish"
"American Pickers," "Pawn Stars" and "American Restoration" are all featured in stunt, airing Monday, July 11.

[06/23/11 - 12:34 PM]
Summer's Hottest Concert Event, "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock," to Air August 7 on ABC
Sara Evans, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Reba, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Sugarland and Taylor Swift are among the featured performers.

[06/23/11 - 12:31 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Score #1 Finishes for the Late-Night Week of June 13-17
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 13-17.

[06/23/11 - 12:17 PM]
NBC Launches New NBC.com App for iPad Now Available on the App Store
The new App "gives fans access to content from their favorite NBC shows and features such as customization, thousands of video clips and highlights."

[06/23/11 - 12:06 PM]
FX Announces 2011 Comic-Con Schedule
"Archer," "Wilfred," "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" and "Sons of Anarchy" are among the featured shows.

[06/23/11 - 10:01 AM]
FOX Announces Fall Premiere Dates for the 2011-2012 Season
Among the dates: "Terra Nova" to bow September 26, "The X Factor" kicks off September 21; plus "Bones" gets held until November 3.

[06/23/11 - 09:46 AM]
Bio Channel Presents the Broadcast Premiere of the Critically Acclaimed A&E Indie Film "Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer"
The film, from Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney, premieres Wednesday, July 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/23/11 - 09:26 AM]
Lock and Load the Fireworks for A "Trans4th of July" Transformers Marathon on The Hub TV Network
Seven hours of "Transformers Prime" and "Transformers Generation 1" are set for Monday, July 4 from 1-8 p.m. ET.

[06/23/11 - 09:13 AM]
G4 Premieres Marvel's Original Anime Series "Iron Man" and "Wolverine" Friday, July 29 at 11 PM
Two other Marvel anime series - "X-Men" and "Blade" - will premiere later this year, exclusively on G4.

[06/23/11 - 08:58 AM]
ABC Grows its Summer Wednesday Numbers for the 4th Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 22.

[06/23/11 - 08:51 AM]
Lifetime to Premiere Season Nine of Hit Design Series "Project Runway," Thursday, July 28
The reality competition had previously been set to return the day prior, Wednesday, July 27.

[06/23/11 - 08:41 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Voice," "Got Talent" Spark NBC Victory
Due to last night's Presidential Address however, said results are approximate.

[06/23/11 - 08:01 AM]
"The A-List: New York" Premieres Monday, July 25 at 10/9c on Logo
Joining the cast this season is Nyasha Zimucha, best known as a judge on "Little Miss Perfect."

[06/23/11 - 08:00 AM]
MTV's "The Real World" Returns to San Diego for Its 26th Season Set to Air This Fall
The upcoming season will once again "introduce us to seven strangers who embark on the experience of a lifetime while getting to know themselves and each other."

[06/23/11 - 07:27 AM]
Syfy.com Continues Expansion of Original Content With "The Mercury Men," Making Worldwide Debut Beginning Monday, July 25
New episodes will then premiere every weekday for the next two weeks.

[06/23/11 - 06:30 AM]
Epix and William Shatner Beam "The Captains" from Comic-Con
Avery Brooks will join Shatner on a panel moderated by Kevin Smith on Friday, July 22 featuring exclusive clips and an audience Q&A.

[06/23/11 - 04:01 AM]
Queen Latifah, Bruno Mars, Ledisi, Justin Bieber, Gladys Knight, Nicki Minaj, Taraji P. Henson, Ne-Yo, & La La Anthony Added to the BET Awards '11 List of Exceptional Talent
As previously announced, Kevin Hart hosts the event, airing this Sunday on the cable channel.

[06/22/11 - 11:53 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Wilfred" (FX)

[06/22/11 - 11:52 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Suits" (USA)

[06/22/11 - 10:02 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 22
Updates include: Ron Nyswaner to pen Showtime's "The Booths"; Roxane Mesquida headed for The CW's "Gossip Girl"; and "Rules of Engagement's" Tom Hertz inks overall deal with Sony.

[06/22/11 - 07:03 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Covert Affairs," "White Collar" Make It Three In a Row
USA's dramas have been Tuesday's most-watched cable series for three consecutive weeks.

[06/22/11 - 02:42 PM]
"Deadliest Catch" & Discovery: Tops on Tuesdays Again
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 21.

[06/22/11 - 01:16 PM]
TV Guide Network's New Reality Series "Nail Files" Becomes Network's Highest Rated Original Series Premiere
TV Guide Network spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 21.

[06/22/11 - 01:06 PM]
Syfy's "Alphas" Enlists Valerie Cruz as Recurring Guest Star
She'll play Special Agent Kathy Sullivan, "an employee of the Department of Defense whose exact role and intentions are a mystery."

[06/22/11 - 01:01 PM]
The Hub TV Network Launches "Club Hub," Online Virtual Community for Kids
The new virtual community will allow users "to play a variety of exciting games, solve challenging puzzles, and vote in newsworthy polls in order to personalize their own spaces on the site."







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[08/04/15 - 04:40 PM]
David Alan Grier Gives Paws to the Cowardly Lion in NBC's "The Wiz Live!"
Grier will play the Cowardly Lion, who asks Dorothy if he can join her in her journey down the Yellow Brick Road and ask the Wiz for some courage, which he is severely lacking.

[08/04/15 - 03:22 PM]
Floyd Mayweather to Face Andre Berto Saturday, Sept. 12 at MGM Grand Garden Arena Live on Showtime PPV(R)
If triumphant, Mayweather would match the record of the late heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano, who retired in April 1956 with a record of 49-0.

[08/04/15 - 02:08 PM]
Rousey Wave Swells Numbers for FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/04/15 - 12:54 PM]
Syfy and Universal Cable Productions' "The Magicians" Begins Season One Production in Vancouver
The 13 episode season will air in early 2016 on Syfy.

[08/04/15 - 12:07 PM]
Disney's "Descendants" Powers Disney Channel to Primetime Sweep and Over 1-Year Highs
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 27-August 2.

[08/04/15 - 12:02 PM]
Casting News: "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" Gets Savage
Danish actor Casper Crump has been cast as the immortal Vandal Savage.

[08/04/15 - 11:26 AM]
Animal Planet Runs 12-Hour Marathon of Lion Programming, Dedicated to Cecil the Lion, On August 10 -- World Lion Day
Animal Planet's roaring about World Lion Day to honor the majestic lion - one of the most revered species on the planet - whose numbers are in decline.

[08/04/15 - 11:20 AM]
ABC Announces Kristen Bell Will Host "It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown" Special, Airing November 30
The anniversary special will celebrate 50 years of the iconic classic that has brought joy and a television watching tradition at the holidays for generations of fans.

[08/04/15 - 11:07 AM]
"48 Hours: Fall from Grace" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Adults 25-54 and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/04/15 - 10:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Sets World Television Premiere Date for "Prophet's Prey"
The film, due on Saturday, October 10, focuses on the tyrannical cult leader Warren Jeffs.

[08/04/15 - 10:37 AM]
FOX Sports Telecasts Premier Boxing Champions Under Multi-Year Media Rights Deal
FOX Sports 1 premieres "Toe-to-Toe Tuesdays," a new, live primetime boxing series on Tuesday, Sept. 8 (9:00 PM ET), which continues for a total of 21 shows through the end of June.

[08/04/15 - 10:32 AM]
The Jackson Family Legacy Lives on in New Series, "The Jacksons: Next Generation," Premiering October 2nd on Lifetime
The series focuses on the third generation of the famed Jackson family - Taj, Taryll and TJ - Tito Jackson's sons and nephews of the famed Jackson 5.

[08/04/15 - 10:26 AM]
Video: "Sneaky Pete" Trailer Starring Giovanni Ribisi and Guest Starring Bryan Cranston!
The pilot is executive produced by David Shore, Bryan Cranston and Seth Gordon and will be available on Amazon for free for only 30 days beginning this Friday, August 7.

[08/04/15 - 10:11 AM]
Video: El Rey Network and Miramax(R) Release Robert Rodriguez Featurette from Season Two of the Supernatural Crime Saga "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
Rodriguez gives viewers an exclusive glimpse at the new season.

[08/04/15 - 10:04 AM]
"Drunk History" Season 3 Premieres Tuesday, September 1 at 10:30 p.m. on Comedy Central
Tony Hale, Greg Kinnear, Justin Long, Christopher Meloni, Stephen Merchant and Jason Ritter guest star in the season opener.