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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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[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
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[05/24/16 - 12:24 PM]
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[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
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[05/24/16 - 09:27 AM]
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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.