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[06/27/11 - 10:49 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 27
Updates include: Lauren Cohan, Scott Wilson land roles on "The Walking Dead"; Tom Sizemore to visit CBS's "Hawaii Five-0"; and Sheldon Turner, Jennifer Klein form Vendetta banner.

[06/27/11 - 05:55 PM]
Exclusive: NBC Bumps "It's Worth What?" Back a Week to July 19
The series was previously set to bow the week prior on July 12.

[06/27/11 - 04:26 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney Quartet Leads the Pack
"A.N.T. Farm," "Phineas & Ferb," "Wizards of Waverly Place" and "Fish Hooks" are the most-watched series on Friday.

[06/27/11 - 04:05 PM]
NBC Signs Kelli Giddish and Danny Pino as New Series Regulars Who Will Play Detectives in "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
"I'm very pleased that we have two amazing actors joining the cast," said Dick Wolf. "I know this combination will give us the opportunity to explore the world of 'SVU' with new eyes."

[06/27/11 - 03:02 PM]
BET Awards '11 is the #1 Awards Show on Cable, Drawing 7.7 Million Total Viewers
BET spins the numbers for Sunday, June 26.

[06/27/11 - 02:53 PM]
Disney Channel's "A.N.T. Farm" and "Phineas and Ferb" Hit Series Highs
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, June 24.

[06/27/11 - 01:58 PM]
Michelle Trachtenberg to Guest Star on "Weeds"
She'll play Emma, "a sexy, intelligent, low-level, pot-dealing rival to Nancy who catches Silas' eye."

[06/27/11 - 01:33 PM]
Cinemax Series "Strike Back" Debuts Friday, August 12 at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
Sullivan Stapleton and Philip Winchester topline the new original series.

[06/27/11 - 01:02 PM]
Raven-Symone and Creator/Executive Producer Jennifer Weiner Will Be Tweeting Live During the Series Premiere of ABC Family's "State of Georgia," Wednesday, June 29 from 8:30-9:00 PM ET
Viewers can join the conversation by tweeting questions to #GeorgiaChat.

[06/27/11 - 12:41 PM]
Sarah Michelle Gellar and "Ringer" Confirmed for Comic Con 2011!
At the session, fans will have an opportunity to win a three-night stay at a luxurious suite at a high-end hotel adjacent to the convention center.

[06/27/11 - 12:03 PM]
ABC Family Original Movie "Teen Spirit" Premieres Sunday, August 7 at 8:00PM ET/PT
The movie, starring Cassie Scerbo, Lindsey Shaw and Tim Gunn, premieres as part of the network's annual "Campus Crush" programming event.

[06/27/11 - 11:57 AM]
CBS Television Distribution Signs Emmy-Winning "Survivor" Host Jeff Probst to Develop a First-Run Talk Show for Fall 2012
The one-hour, daytime talk show will cover topics ranging from newsmakers of the day to families and individuals facing challenges.

[06/27/11 - 11:50 AM]
All Four Musician Coaches of NBC's "The Voice" Team Up to Perform "You Can't Always Get What You want" on Live Performance Episode on June 28
In addition, Brad Paisley joins Pitbull and Ne-Yo as special guest performers that same night.

[06/27/11 - 11:38 AM]
"Celebrity Ghost Hunt" Featuring Psychic Chip Coffey Premieres Saturday, July 2 on Bio
The special follows celebrities Eric Roberts and Christopher Atkins as they explore personal brushes with the paranormal.

[06/27/11 - 10:16 AM]
G4 Celebrates the Life of Ryan Dunn With Special Tribute Episode of "Attack of the Show!" and Resumes Airing "G4's Proving Ground" on July 19
Only one episode of the new series had aired prior to Dunn's death and the show was taken off the air following the tragic news.

[06/27/11 - 09:59 AM]
Chef Gordon Ramsay Grills Choicest Cut of New Culinary Competitors on "Hell's Kitchen"
The network details the 18 new competitors for the show's ninth season, premiering Monday, July 18.

[06/27/11 - 09:50 AM]
Universal Media Studios to Premiere NBC's New Supernatural Series "Grimm" at Comic Con International on July 23
Attendees will have an opportunity to exclusively screen the pilot episode and participate in a Q&A with the cast and creators.

[06/27/11 - 09:44 AM]
"Access Hollywood Live" Renewed for Its Second Season in Broadcast Syndication
Plus: the series will now air on additional stations in major markets including NBC-owned WRC-TV Washington, D.C. and WTVJ-TV Miami.

[06/27/11 - 09:26 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Series Premiere Dates
Said dates from run September 16 ("20/20") to October 23 ("Once Upon a Time").

[06/27/11 - 09:15 AM]
Syfy and E! Partner for Comic-Con 2011 as the Hottest Party of the Convention Returns to Hotel Solamar
Plus: "E! Live from the Red Carpet: The Syfy/E! Comic Con Party" will stream the festivities in real time on both E! Online and Syfy.com.

[06/27/11 - 09:12 AM]
IFC Celebrates the Best and the Bizarre in Local TV Commercials with "The LoCos," Entertainment's Newest Awards Extravaganza
The top three vote-getters in each category will make the finals, which will be announced July 23.

[06/27/11 - 08:58 AM]
"Love Crimes of Kabul" Goes Inside Afghanistan's Badam Bagh Women's Prison to Profile Inmates Jailed for "Moral Crimes" When the Documentary Debuts July 11 on HBO
Iranian-American filmmaker Tanaz Eshaghian ("Be Like Others") goes behind the walls of Badam Bagh to give voice to three of these women.

[06/27/11 - 08:45 AM]
E! ID Pack Keeps Pop Culture Fans Up-to-Date Around the Clock with Entertainment News, Photos, Videos and More on Sprint ID-Capable Android Devices
"E! Online," "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," "Fandango," "TweetCaster" and "Live From the Red Carpet" are among the featured apps.

[06/27/11 - 08:42 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Marriage Ref" Helps Power NBC Victory
"Ref" returns as the night's number two draw in adults 18-49, behind a repeat of FOX's "Family Guy."

[06/27/11 - 07:40 AM]
Epix Announces the Start of Proudction on Graham Chapman's "A Liar's Autobiography"
Premiering under the newly introduced Epix Pictures banner, the film reunites members of the Monty Python troupe.

[06/27/11 - 05:06 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Cops" Repeats Enough for FOX Win
The network takes the adults 18-49 crown on a low-key summer night.

[06/27/11 - 12:28 AM]
Interview: "The Big C" Executive Producer Jenny Bicks
Showtime's hit comedy kicks off its second season tonight at 10:30/9:30c.

[06/27/11 - 12:13 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Bad Mom" (ABC)

[06/27/11 - 12:12 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Work It" (ABC)

[06/25/11 - 09:12 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline" Powers Another NBC Demo Win
CBS likewise was once again the most-watched network.

[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.







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[09/17/14 - 08:38 AM]
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[09/17/14 - 08:30 AM]
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[09/17/14 - 08:17 AM]
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[09/17/14 - 08:14 AM]
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[09/17/14 - 08:12 AM]
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[09/17/14 - 08:11 AM]
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[09/17/14 - 08:10 AM]
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[09/17/14 - 07:30 AM]
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