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    [tuesday, july 05, 2011]    
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[07/05/11 - 11:12 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Weekends at Bellevue" (FOX)

[07/05/11 - 11:11 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Little in Common" (FOX)

[07/05/11 - 10:56 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 5
Updates include: NBC's "Chelsea" cuts three actors; FOX's "Breaking In" still alive through November 15; and Elizabeth Hurley books role on The CW's "Gossip Girl."

[07/05/11 - 03:06 PM]
"Dual Survival" Ends the Season on a High Note, Delivering a Number One Night for Discovery Channel
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, July 1.

[07/05/11 - 02:36 PM]
TLC Digs Into a New Season of "Hoarding: Buried Alive" - Premieres Sunday, July 10th at 9PM (ET/PT)
The show's third season kicks off with the first of nine new episodes.

[07/05/11 - 01:29 PM]
Cast of Animal Planet's Hit Series "Whale Wars" Reconvene in Reunion Special to Dive Deeper on the Issues and Action
Lisa Ling hosts the one-hour special, premiering Friday, August 12 after the season finale.

[07/05/11 - 01:08 PM]
CBS News "48 Hours Mystery" Will Air Prime Time Special Tonight "Casey Anthony: Judgment Day"
Troy Roberts serves as the principal correspondent for the special, airing at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/05/11 - 12:21 PM]
"Big Brother" Premieres July 7 on the CBS Television Network... As Well As Online, On Showtime(R) and On New Mobile Platforms
The Eye details the various ancillary offerings for the new season.

[07/05/11 - 10:51 AM]
The Drama and Deception Is Doubled in the New ABC Family Original Series, "The Lying Game," Premiering on Monday, August 15th at 9:00 PM ET/PT
Alexandra Chando toplines the series, based on the novels of the same name.

[07/05/11 - 10:50 AM]
Live Twitter Chat With "Expedition Impossible" Host Dave Salmoni to Take Place on Thursday, July 7
Salmoni, who will be up on Twitter at @davesalmoni, will answer questions during the East Coast broadcast of the show.

[07/05/11 - 10:20 AM]
"Macy's Fourth of July" Special Scores Its Highest 18-49 Rating in Four Years and Biggest Overall Viewership in 11 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 4.

[07/05/11 - 09:30 AM]
"Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular" Wins Time Period in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, July 4.

[07/05/11 - 08:40 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Macy's Fireworks Hits 11-Year High in Viewers
NBC's annual special also hits a four-year high among adults 18-49.

[07/05/11 - 08:26 AM]
Peter Davison and Dominic Rowan Join Season 3 Cast of BBC America's "Law & Order: UK"
The new season premieres Wednesday, August 17 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/05/11 - 07:55 AM]
ESPN Acquires All Wimbledon Live U.S. TV Rights Including Singles Finals
The 12-year agreement with the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club begins in 2012.

[07/05/11 - 07:16 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Locks Up Charlie Sheen! Network Announces the "Comedy Central Roast Of Charlie Sheen" to Tape on Saturday, September 10 in Los Angeles
The roast will then premiere on Comedy Central on Monday, September 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/04/11 - 09:54 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Comedies Take Demo Crown
NBC's "The Marriage Ref" and FOX's one-hour "Family Guy" encore share top adults 18-49 honors.

[07/04/11 - 09:53 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Cops" Win Low-Key Holiday Race
CBS is the most-watched network, averaging just above three million viewers.

[07/04/11 - 09:52 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Kicks Off Holiday Weekend With Demo Win
NBC gets bumped to second place in the key demo while CBS is the most-watched network.

[07/01/11 - 10:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 1
Updates include: Darren Criss, Harry Shum Jr. in, Chord Overstreet out on FOX's "Glee"; and Richard T. Jones lands arc on CBS's "Hawaii Five-0."

[07/01/11 - 05:58 PM]
Bravo Banishes "Platinum Hit" to Friday Nights
The series drew just 397,000 viewers in its most recent airing on Monday, June 27.

[07/01/11 - 03:42 PM]
Can You Cheat Death? "The Indestructibles" Investigates the Science Behind Miraculous Survival Stories Captured on Tape Saturday, July 16, on FOX
The network plans to showcase back-to-back episodes the National Geographic series, which launches on said channel Sunday, July 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/01/11 - 02:11 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: USA Originals Dinged as "Swamp People" Stays Strong
"Suits" is down 25% from last week's premiere among adults 18-49 (1.6) as "Burn Notice" takes a similar tumble (1.7).

[07/01/11 - 01:04 PM]
The CW Adds "Shedding for the Wedding," "Plain Jane" Repeats to Summer Schedule
"Hellcats," "Smallville" to depart lineup while "Gossip Girl," "90210" and "Nikita" will assume their fall time periods.

[07/01/11 - 11:44 AM]
NBC.com Rolls Out New "Summer Videopalooza" for Fans to Catch Up With Their Favorite NBC Shows from Last Season and to Score Points for Rewards in Popular "Fan It" Program
In addition, the "Perfect Couples" will feature two never-seen-before episodes.

[07/01/11 - 11:40 AM]
Country Music Superstar Martina McBride to Replace Lionel Richie as Musical Guest on the "Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular," Live Monday, July 4 on CBS
Richie, who has been completing his upcoming album as well as performing back-to-back concerts, is suffering from strained vocal cords and is unable to perform.

[07/01/11 - 11:23 AM]
"Wilfred" and "Louie" Hold Up in Week 2
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, June 30.

[07/01/11 - 10:53 AM]
TNT's "Leverage" and "Falling Skies" Show Strength in Live + 3
TNT further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 26.

[07/01/11 - 10:42 AM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Royal Pains" Snaps "Franklin & Bash" Streak
The USA original claims the top spot in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/01/11 - 09:43 AM]
ABC's New Thursday Line-Up Wins All 3 Hours in Prime for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 30.

[07/01/11 - 08:48 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Again Despite Declines
Newcomer "Expedition Impossible" dips over 20% from its debut audience among adults 18-49.

[07/01/11 - 07:52 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Smothered" (ABC)

[07/01/11 - 07:51 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Scandal" (ABC)

[06/30/11 - 10:34 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Eliminated Couple Following Tonight's Results Show
Part six of six from our third week of post-elimination night interviews.

[06/30/11 - 10:33 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Mary Murphy Following Tonight's Results Show
Part five of six from our third week of post-elimination night interviews.

[06/30/11 - 10:32 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Nigel Lythgoe Following Tonight's Results Show
Part four of six from our third week of post-elimination night interviews.

[06/30/11 - 10:31 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Lil' C Following Tonight's Results Show
Part three of six from our third week of post-elimination night interviews.

[06/30/11 - 10:30 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Cat Deeley Following Tonight's Results Show
Part two of six from our third week of post-elimination night interviews.

[06/30/11 - 10:29 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Kristin Chenoweth Following Tonight's Results Show
Part one of six from our third week of post-elimination night interviews.

[06/30/11 - 10:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 30
Updates include: Starz passes on a second season of "Camelot"; and "Grimm's" Marc Buckland inks development deal with Universal Media Studios.

[06/30/11 - 03:20 PM]
Disney's "Phineas and Ferb" Celebrate Summer at Comic-Con International 2011 as "Perry the Platy-bus On Tour" Rolls Onto Show Floor
"Fish Hooks," "Kick Buttowski - Suburban Daredevil," "Tron: Uprising," "Motor City" and "Gravity Falls" are also among the channel's featured panels.

[06/30/11 - 02:59 PM]
ABC Family's "State of Georgia" Debuts at No. 1 in its Time Period; Summer Premiere of "Melissa & Joey" Surges Over Fall Finale
ABC Family spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 29.

[06/30/11 - 01:05 PM]
BBC America's "Doctor Who" & "Bedlam" Set for Comic-Con 2011
"Who" co-stars Matt Smith and Karen Gillan make their first Comic-Con appearance for a panel.

[06/30/11 - 12:34 PM]
USA's "Royal Pains," "Necessary Roughness" Dominate the Cable Ratings Landscape
USA spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 29.

[06/30/11 - 12:14 PM]
Disney Channel and Disney XD Announce Open Casting Call in Richmond, Virginia, July 9, 2011
Talented kids who can play characters between the ages of 10-18 and who can act, dance or sing are invited to the open call.

[06/30/11 - 11:38 AM]
All Four Musician Coaches of NBC's "The Voice" to Return for New Season of Hit Vocal Competition Series
Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton are all due back for season two, due next year.

[06/30/11 - 11:34 AM]
"Hillbilly Handfishin'" Premiering August 7 is Animal Planet's Wildest Adventure of the Summer!
The 12-episode series will air Sundays at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/30/11 - 11:34 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Wrap Up Their First-Place Second Quarters With Hot Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 20-24 and the quarter to date.

[06/30/11 - 11:08 AM]
Dichen Lachman Joins "Being Human's" Vampire Fold in Second Season of Syfy's Hit Original Series
She'll play Izumi, "a reclusive, centuries-old vampire royal whose unexpected return to Boston's vampire society throws Aidan and the city into disarray."

[06/30/11 - 10:42 AM]
Science Celebrates the Historic Finale of the NASA Shuttle Program With the World Premiere Event "Last Shuttle: Our Journey"
The special debuts Friday, July 8 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.







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[02/17/17 - 11:09 AM]
TNT's "Animal Kingdom" Returns for Season 2 Tuesday, May 30
The second season has been expanded to 13 episodes, up from its 10-episode freshman run.

[02/17/17 - 10:31 AM]
The Top 20 Junior Home Cooks Are Revealed on "MasterChef Junior"
Throughout this season, the juniors will face a wide array of exciting new challenges, including one served up by former First Lady Michelle Obama.

[02/17/17 - 09:21 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Season 7 Mid-Season Premiere Delivers 15.9 Million Total Viewers
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[02/17/17 - 09:01 AM]
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[02/17/17 - 08:37 AM]
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The unique collaboration with Twitter is an extension of the Showtime Free Preview Weekend during which the premium network will be available to more than 73 million television households nationwide from Friday, February 17 through Monday, February 20.

[02/17/17 - 08:27 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Continues Demo Win Streak
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 for the fourth consecutive week.

[02/16/17 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 16
Updates include: Kevin Smith brings "Sam & Twitch" to BBC America; Retta tapped for "Good Girls" at NBC; and Jonathan Krisel to helm "Ghosted" at FOX.

[02/16/17 - 05:24 PM]
The CW Expands "The Vampire Diaires" Series Finale to Two-Hour Event
Look for the one-hour retrospective "Forever Yours" to lead off the night at 8:00/7:00c followed by the show's final installment at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/16/17 - 03:03 PM]
Bravo Media Is Living the Highlife in the Low Country as "Southern Charm" Season Four Premieres Monday, April 3 at 9PM ET/PT
Get the bourbon flowing for the new season as Southern socialites Landon Clements, Craig Conover, Kathryn Calhoun Dennis, Cameran Eubanks, Shep Rose, Thomas Ravenel, and newcomer Austen Kroll balance business and pleasure in the Holy City.

[02/16/17 - 02:35 PM]
IFC Greenlights Scripted Comedy Series "Living With Yourself"
"I'm doubly thrilled to be working with IFC on this show," said Tim Greenberg. "Normally I'd make a joke out of a quote like this, but I'm too sincerely excited."

[02/16/17 - 01:11 PM]
Cosplayers Put Their Skills to the Test in Syfy's Newest Competition Series, "Cosplay Melee"
Premiering on Tuesday, March 21, the hour-long battle is hosted by actress and self-described "super fan girl" Yvette Nicole Brown and executive produced by Jay Peterson and Todd Lubin of Matador Content.

[02/16/17 - 12:36 PM]
Adam Carolla's Live Interactive Talk Show Premieres Tuesday, March 14 at 10:00 PM, ET on Spike
Late night host Jimmy Kimmel will be the special guest on the series premiere of "Adam Carolla and Friends Build Stuff Live."

[02/16/17 - 12:17 PM]
Chelsea Handler Announces Season Two Premiere Date of "Chelsea" on Netflix
"Chelsea" will now stream as an hour-long episode each week, giving her audience exactly what they want: more Chelsea on Friday nights.

[02/16/17 - 11:34 AM]
Santiago Cabrera to Star in "Salvation," A New Suspense Drama Series to Be Broadcast in Summer 2017 on CBS
Academy Award nominated director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo ("Esposados") will direct and serve as executive producer.

[02/16/17 - 10:22 AM]
"NY Prison Break: The Seduction of Joyce Mitchell," Premieres April 23, Starring Golden Globe Nominee Penelope Ann Miller
The movie tells the story of a prison staffer who helped two convicts escape, leading to a fatal manhunt.