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[07/06/11 - 11:19 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Heavenly" (The CW)

[07/06/11 - 11:18 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Charlie's Angels" (ABC)

[07/06/11 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 6
Updates include: A&E renews "Breakout Kings"; Russell T Davies plots return to Showtime; and Justin Deeley, Megalyn Echikunwoke set for The CW's "90210."

[07/06/11 - 06:04 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Raw" Wins Holiday Honors
USA's wrestling franchise takes the demo crown by a wide margin.

[07/06/11 - 06:02 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "True Blood" Edges "Falling Skies"
HBO's flagship drama however is down 50% in adults 18-49 from its season premiere.

[07/06/11 - 05:59 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Smackdown" Shares Demo Crown
Syfy's mainstay splits the top spot with Discovery's "Dual Survival" season finale.

[07/06/11 - 01:48 PM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Prime and Total Day in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 27-July 3.

[07/06/11 - 01:08 PM]
Three-Time Contestant on CBS's "Survivor" to Host Award-Winning Online Reality Series, "Around the World for Free," on CBS.com
On July 8, Parvati will take off on a 100-day adventure with nothing but a backpack and an AT&T-powered smart phone and tablet.

[07/06/11 - 12:49 PM]
ABC Family is the No. 1 Cable Network in Prime in Women 18-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for the week of June 27-July 3.

[07/06/11 - 12:16 PM]
USA Network and Capital One Partner on Second Season of Hit Series "Covert Affairs"
The on-air offering includes a sponsorship of two custom Character Builder vignettes featuring Christopher Gorham and Sendhil Ramamurthy.

[07/06/11 - 11:41 AM]
It's Time for a Brand New Season of Cartoon Network's Outstanding Original Series "Adventure Time!"
Season three of the animated series kicks off Monday, July 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/06/11 - 11:31 AM]
Brian Cox Returns to Science for the Second Installment of the Peabody-Award Winning Franchise "Wonders of the Universe"
The "Wonders of the Solar System" follow up will air Wednesdays at 9:00/8:00c beginning July 27.

[07/06/11 - 11:21 AM]
Gorgeous Fashion Model and Television Personality Toccara Searches for Her Perfect Mate in New Season of "The Ultimate Merger" Premiering Thursday, Aug. 4 at 9 PM ET on TV One
Toccara will also be assisted in the challenges in certain episodes by friends and celebrities, including Elise Neal and Brian McKnight.

[07/06/11 - 11:16 AM]
Syfy Announces 2011 Comic-Con Plans
"Eureka," "Warehouse 13," "Alphas," "Sanctuary" and "Being Human" to all be featured in panels.

[07/06/11 - 11:09 AM]
Oxygen to Premiere Second Season of "Hair Battle Spectacular" on Monday, August 15 at 10 PM ET/PT
Eva Marcille hosts the new season while "The Rachel Zoe Project's" Taylor Jacobson joins Derek J on the judges' panel.

[07/06/11 - 11:04 AM]
NBC Announces Series Premiere Dates for Fall 2011 Schedule
Newcomers "Up All Night" and "Free Agents" will get a special launch after the "America's Got Talent" finale on September 14.

[07/06/11 - 10:56 AM]
ABC Takes First Place on 3 Nights During the Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 27-July 3.

[07/06/11 - 10:55 AM]
Barbara Walters to Interview Casey Anthony Lawyer Jose Baez
"Casey Anthony: Not Guilty," a "Primetime Nightline" special, is on tap for Wednesday, July 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/06/11 - 10:44 AM]
With Rebroadcasts, CBS Dramas Dominate the Week's Top Programs
CBS spins the numbers for the week of June 27-July 3.

[07/06/11 - 10:39 AM]
Compulsions and Obsessions Return With TLC's New Season of "My Strange Addiction" - Premieres Sunday July 17th at 10PM (ET/PT)
The season will air new episodes every Sunday with the season finale slated for August 7.

[07/06/11 - 10:32 AM]
TLC Premieres "Tattoo School" on Thursday, July 14 at 9pm
The project follows an "unconventional tattoo school in upstate NY where students from all walks of life learn how to tattoo in just two weeks."

[07/06/11 - 10:25 AM]
Multiple Emmy Winner James Spader Joins Cast of NBC's "The Office" as New CEO of Sabre Dunder Mifflin
"James will reprise his role as Robert California, this uber-salesman that has a power to convince and manipulate, like a high-class weirdo Jedi warrior," said Paul Lieberstein.

[07/06/11 - 10:20 AM]
NBC Is #1 for the Primetime Week in Both 18-49 and Total Viewers for a Third Consecutive Week
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 27-July 3.

[07/06/11 - 10:06 AM]
Tia and Tamera Mowry Embark on Major Life Transformations in New Series "Tia & Tamera," Premiering Monday, August 8 at 9PM ET/PT on the Style Network
The eight-episode series will follow "Giuliana & Bill" on Monday nights.

[07/06/11 - 10:05 AM]
Nicki Minaj Sits Down Exclusively With E! To Share Her Story In An All-New One-Hour Special Premieres July 13 at 10:00 PM on E!
Fellow rapper Lil' Wayne and producer Swizz Beatz are also featured in the special.

[07/06/11 - 10:04 AM]
Investigation Discovery's "True Grime: Crime Scene Clean Up" Goes Behind the Yellow Tape to Erase the Physical Remnants of Tragic Events
The three-part series launches Tuesday, July 19 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/06/11 - 10:02 AM]
Summer by Bravo Sizzles as "Inside the Actors Studio" Profiles Jennifer Aniston on Monday, July 11th at 8PM ET/PT
In the interview, Aniston reflects on her career including her early days in the movie "Leprechaun" up to her current role in the summer movie "Horrible Bosses."

[07/06/11 - 09:32 AM]
TLC's "My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding" Wraps Season With Big Ratings
TLC spins the numbers for Friday, July 1.

[07/06/11 - 09:11 AM]
Kings of Leon Documentary Premieres Sunday, August 21 at 10 PM ET/PT on Showtime(R)
Stephen C. Mitchell directed the film, entitled "Talihina Sky: The Story of Kings of Leon."

[07/06/11 - 09:02 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Comedy Series "Entourage" Returns for Its Eighth and Final Season July 24, Exclusively on HBO
The pay channel further details the series' upcoming swan song.

[07/06/11 - 08:48 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Sets Records in New Home
The show posted its second highest rating ever in 18-49 in its new 9:00/8:00c slot.

[07/06/11 - 08:40 AM]
ABC's "101 Ways" Hits Series Highs Out of a Repeat "Wipeout"
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 5.

[07/06/11 - 08:08 AM]
345 Games Announces the Launch of "Deadliest Warrior: Legends" Today, July 6, on Xbox LIVE Arcade and Later This Month for PlayStation Network
The previous entry, "Deadliest Warrior: The Game," has sold around 450,000 downloads to date.

[07/06/11 - 07:50 AM]
Animal Planet Preps to Go Claw to Claw With New Season of "My Cat From Hell"
Six one-hour episodes are set to air in the first half of 2012.

[07/06/11 - 07:17 AM]
When Weddings Go Wrong... "I Do Over" Series Premiere July 24th at 10PM ET/PT
Diann Valentine toplines the WE tv series, which has a six-episode order.

[07/06/11 - 07:13 AM]
USA Network Builds on Scripted Originals Momentum With Series Pick Up of "Common Law"
The series will start production next month on 11 episodes in New Orleans, Louisiana.

[07/06/11 - 06:46 AM]
Animal Planet's "Tanked" Plunges Into the Fun, Frenetic and Fishy Family Business of Super-Sized and Awesome Aquarium Building
The six-part series premieres Friday, August 19 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/06/11 - 06:44 AM]
BBC America - August Highlights
New seasons of "Gordon Ramsay's F Word" and "Top Gear" are on tap, plus four new "Doctor Who" specials.

[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.







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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.