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[05/28/14 - 12:44 PM]
Showtime(R) to Premiere "L Word Mississippi: Hate the Sin" on August 8th at 9 PM ET/PT
The film spotlights the unique challenges of being lesbians in between the "coasts" in the religious, conservative deep South.

[05/27/14 - 10:04 AM]
Showtime(R) to Re-Air Full Seasons of Its Landmark Series "Queer as Folk" and "The L Word(R)"
Plus: viewers can expect more from "The L Word" executive producer and creator Ilene Chaiken in the form of a documentary which will premiere on Showtime this summer.

[05/13/14 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 13
Updates include: CBS's "The Odd Couple" to recast two roles; AMC selects quintet for annual series "bake-off"; and Ilene Chaiken tapped as showrunner of FOX's "Empire."

[10/17/13 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 17
Updates include: Ryan Murphy confirms "Glee" to end in 2015; "The Never List," "Beta" to get small screen takes; and Ben McKenzie inks talent holding deal with Warner Bros. Television.

[06/07/13 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 7
Updates include: ABC to order "The Black Box" to series; Christina Ricci to star in Lifetime's "Lizzie Borden"; and Karl Gajdusek brings "The Spark" to HBO.

[04/19/13 - 06:52 AM]
Season Two of Award-Winning Series, "Lauren," Starring Troian Bellisario and Jennifer Beals, to Premiere Friday, May 3, on "WIGS"
Bradley Whitford, Raymond Cruz, Mykelti Williamson, Sarah Jones and iJustine also star.

[03/06/13 - 11:00 AM]
"WIGS," the No. 1 Channel for Scripted Drama on YouTube, Picks Up Popular Series "Blue" and "Lauren" for Second Seasons and Announces New Relationship Series "Paloma"
Grace Gummer, Rhys Coiro and Garret Dillahunt star in the channel's latest addition.

[02/13/13 - 06:41 AM]
Amazon and CBS Announce Expanded Content Licensing Agreement
New additions include "America's Next Top Model," "Everybody Loves Raymond," "Jericho," "The L Word," "Undercover Boss" and "United States of Tara."

[02/12/13 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 12
Updates include: NBC rolls back "Up All Night" revival; the BBC nixes "The Hour"; and Virginia Madsen, Jennifer Beals and Billy Campbell land pilots.

[09/27/12 - 02:00 PM]
Scripted Ensemble Drama Series "DTLA" Makes U.S. Television Premiere on Logo
The series kicks off with an hour-long premiere on Wednesday, October 24 at 11:00/10:00c, followed by seven, 30-minute weekly episodes.

[09/25/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 25
Updates include: ABC orders singing competition "Troupe Stars"; Tom Donaghy to explore "Napa" at NBC; and Ilene Chaiken to "Solve for X" over at CBS.

[02/28/12 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 28
Updates include: Josh Hopkins joins NBC's "Ladyfriends"; Missi Pyle to play mom on FOX's "Prodigy/Bully"; and Victor Garber is the first to board NBC's "Notorious."

[02/16/12 - 10:45 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 16
Updates include: Kristin Kreuk to star in The CW's "Beauty and the Beast"; Colin Ferguson to be "Like Father" for FOX; and Malin Akerman, Jean Smart join "The Smart One" at ABC.

[11/03/11 - 10:03 AM]
"The Real L Word(R)" Returns to Showtime(R) With New City & New Cast Members
Nine new episodes will go into production in Los Angeles and New York in early 2012.

[09/15/11 - 10:55 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 15
Updates include: "Lying Game" in, "Chloe King" out at ABC Family; FOX gives "Bones" four extra episodes; and Mark Gordon to bring a small screen take on "Source Code" to CBS.

[09/12/11 - 01:21 PM]
NBCUniversal Announces a Dynamic New Leadership Team to Head Its Newly Named Production Company -- Universal Television
Tracey Pakosta and Russell Rothberg will spearhead the studio's comedy and drama departments, respectively.

[06/02/11 - 11:13 AM]
Jane Lynch to Host "63rd Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Airing Sunday, September 18, Live on FOX
"I am tickled pink to be hosting the Primetime Emmys on FOX," said Lynch. "I'm looking forward to singing, dancing and sporting my finest tracksuit."

[02/28/11 - 09:51 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner Marlee Matlin Cast in ABC Family's "Switched at Birth"
Sean Berdy has also been cast in the hour, about "two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital."

[02/07/11 - 10:50 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 7
Updates include: Debra Messing, Taylor Kinney land NBC pilots; Ilene Chaiken to run "Hail Mary" for CBS; and Alex Graves to helm ABC's "Poe."

[11/22/10 - 06:45 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 22
Updates include: Jorge Garcia first to land on FOX's "Alcatraz"; CMT renews "The Singing Bee"; and Miranda Otto books "Locke & Key" at FOX.

[11/04/10 - 08:04 AM]
Jane Lynch to Host "TV's Funniest Holiday Moments: A Paley Center for Media Special" Airing Friday, November 26, on FOX
The two-hour special will feature clips from "Friends," "The Big Bang Theory," "I Love Lucy," "WKRP in Cincinnati" and many more.

[11/03/10 - 12:55 PM]
Lara Spotts Promoted to Vice President of East Coast Development for Bravo
Spotts previously held the role of Director of Programming and Development for the network.

[10/06/10 - 01:36 PM]
Showtime(R) Renews "The Real L Word"
Season two, featuring some returning and some new cast members, will consist of nine episodes in 2011.

[09/15/10 - 06:05 AM]
Jennifer Beals Stars in 'The Night Before the Night Before Christmas,' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere November 20
The holiday film also stars Rick Roberts, Gage Munroe and Rebecca Williams.

[08/18/10 - 11:30 AM]
USA Welcomes New Characters with "Facing Kate," Its Newest Original Series Premiering in January
Plus: PSYCH and BURN NOTICE to return with new episodes in November.

[05/17/10 - 10:39 AM]
BBC America Co-Produces New Drama Series Outcasts
Eric Mabius, Liam Cunningham and Hermione Norris star in the series, about life in 2040 on a recently-discovered planet.

[05/03/10 - 08:05 AM]
Four-Hour Movie Event the Phantom to Premiere on Syfy June 20
The cable channel confirms the premiere of the mini-series, featuring Ryan Carnes, Sandrine Holt and Isabella Rossellini.

[04/27/10 - 11:59 AM]
Video: Exclusive First Look at Sizzling New Lesbian Reality Series "The Real L Word"
The newcomer launches Sunday, June 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/23/10 - 03:15 PM]
Exclusive First Look at Sizzling New Lesbian Reality Series "The Real L Word" to Air on Showtime on Monday, April 26th
The preview will follow new episodes of "Nurse Jackie" and "United States of Tara."

[03/26/10 - 12:08 AM]
Development Update: Friday, March 26
Updates include: Jon Bernthal first to board AMC's "Walking Dead"; TBS pilots expand their casts; and Terry Kinney to cross "The Line" for CBS.

[03/17/10 - 12:45 PM]
New Series Highlight Summer on Showtime
THE GREEN ROOM WITH PAUL PROVENZA, THE REAL L WORD and THE BIG C will join new seasons of WEEDS and PENN & TELLER: BULLSHIT!

[03/16/10 - 02:31 PM]
Syfy 2010-11 Original Movies Lineup Features Riverworld, the Phantom and 24 Saturday Original Movies Including Sharktopus, Red and Lake Placid 3
Upcoming originals will feature Hill Harper, Eric Roberts, Sean Bean, Lauren Holly, Colin Ferguson, Isabella Rossellini, Jewel Staite and Alan Cumming, among others.

[03/16/10 - 12:07 PM]
AMC's Rubicon Begins Production March 29th in New York City
James Badge Dale toplines the drama, which premieres this summer.

[03/15/10 - 08:17 AM]
USA Network Greenlights New Original Series "Facing Kate"
Sarah Shahi, Michael Trucco, Virginia Williams and Baron Vaughn co-star in the series, which has a 12-episode order.

[02/10/10 - 06:49 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 10
Updates include: TBS adds two pilots; "FlashForward" names new showrunners; and the usual mix of casting news.

[02/09/10 - 06:44 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 9
Updates include: pilots land directors; Jennifer Finnigan joins Joanna Garcia on an ABC comedy pilot; and Billy Ray is tapped to pen "24's" feature incarnation.

[12/30/09 - 08:34 AM]
The Closer, "True Blood" Lead 2009's Scripted Cable Series
Plus: how more than 60 of cable's scripted series fared in 2009.

[11/05/09 - 06:00 AM]
Jennifer Beals to Star in 'The Night Before the Night Before Christmas,' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Which Has Begun Production
The film revolves around "a family that's too busy to get ready for the holidays until Santa Claus mistakenly leaves the North Pole a day early and crash lands on their roof."

[11/03/09 - 12:45 PM]
Jane Lynch and Kristen Bell Ready to 'Party Down'
Also set to appear in season two: J.K. Simmons, Joey Lauren Adams, Steve Guttenberg, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Thomas Lennon and Jimmi Simpson.

[10/15/09 - 06:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 15
Updates include: Jonah Hill to voice animated comedy for FOX; Fox Television Studios, ABC team for "The Gates"; and The CW sets its development slate.

[09/22/09 - 06:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 22
Updates include: Jon Turteltaub sticks with CBS Television Studios; while Sony Pictures Television books scripts at CBS and ABC.

[09/11/09 - 06:49 AM]
Guess Who's Coming to the NeighborhooD... Showtime to Premiere the Real L Word: Los Angeles
The nine-episode, one-hour reality series comes from "The L Word" creator Ilene Chaiken and "Top Chef" executive producers Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz.

[09/01/09 - 06:52 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 1
Updates include: HBO gives series order to "Boardwalk Empire"; "The L Word" to become a reality show for Showtime; and CBS orders "Open Books" pilot.

[06/24/09 - 09:34 AM]
AMC Greenlights Conspiracy Thriller 'Rubicon'
The one-hour, 12-episode weekly series will be produced by Warner Horizon Television.

[05/28/09 - 03:35 PM]
Sci Fi's New Original Series 'Warehouse 13' Enlists Guest Stars Tricia Helfer, Michael Hogan, Mark Sheppard, Joe Flanigan, James Naughton, Roger Rees, Ivan Sergei, Joe Morton, Erica Cerra and Niall Matter
The series will premiere Tuesday, July 7 with the two-hour pilot from 9 - 11PM ET/PT.

[05/19/09 - 09:38 AM]
Season Two of the A&E Hit Scripted Drama "The Cleaner" Premieres on Tuesday, June 23 at 10pm ET/PT
Mia Kirshner, Rebecca Gayheart, Shirley Jones, Christine Lahti and Lori Petty are among the guest stars set for the new season.

[04/13/09 - 12:09 PM]
Hallmark Channel Offers Unique Cross-Platform Sponsorships Via Hallmark Businesses
For the seventh consecutive year, Hallmark Channel will offer its viewers and advertisers alike a Mother's Day sweepstakes tied to the network's original holiday movie premiere.

[04/10/09 - 06:05 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 10
Updates include: TNT cancels "Trust Me"; Showtime passes on all of its pilots; and a dozen directors land pilot duty.

[04/09/09 - 06:02 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 9
Updates include: HBO renews "Eastbound & Down"; Melora Hardin to play female lead on FX's "Lights Out"; and "Prison Break: The Final Break" set for DVD.

[04/07/09 - 11:03 AM]
Casting Set for Riverworld and the Phantom Two Sci Fi Channel Four-Hour Back-Door Movie Pilots from Rhi Entertainment
Tahmoh Penikett and Laura Vandervoort will topline "Riverworld" while Ryan Carnes is set as the title role in "The Phantom."

[04/06/09 - 01:53 PM]
Sci Fi's Sanctuary Begins Production on Season 2
Plus: Agam Darshi will join the cast as Kate Freelander, "a swindler, con artist and thief who finds herself in an uneasy alliance with Dr. Magnus."

[04/03/09 - 06:42 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 3
Updates include: Vince Gilligan, David Zabel set at Sony; Showtime passes on two pilots; and The CW completes casting on its "Melrose Place" revival.

[03/24/09 - 12:03 AM]
Jennifer Beals to Guest-Star on "Lie to Me" Beginning Wednesday, April 29, on Fox
She'll play Zoe Landau, Lightman's (Tim Roth) ex-wife and Emily's (Hayley McFarland) mother.

[03/04/09 - 07:28 AM]
Showtime Emmy(R) Campaign Goes Mobile
ATAS members will be able to view full seasons of the network's original series through their iPhones and iPodTouch devices.

[03/02/09 - 02:14 PM]
Three-Time Emmy(R) Nominee Gail O'Grady and Michael Shanks Star in 'Living Out Loud,' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Premiering May 2
Jessica Amlee and Alex Ferris also star in the original movie, a "family drama that reminds us that it's never too late to live a life without fear or regrets."

[02/20/09 - 09:37 AM]
Cybill Shepherd Stars in "MrS. Washington Goes to Smith," an Original Movie Which Has Completed Production for Air on Hallmark Channel in 2009
Corri English and Jeffrey Nordling also star in the film, due in August of this year.

[02/18/09 - 12:27 PM]
The A-List Awards Hosted by Kathy Griffin Are Back on Bravo Celebrating the Best in Food, Fashion, Beauty, Design and Pop Culture
"The A-List Awards" will film at The Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, April 5.

[01/26/09 - 01:39 PM]
AMC Casts Lili Taylor, Arliss Howard and Dallas Roberts for Its Next Pilot
They'll join the previously cast James Badge Dale, Miranda Richardson, Paul Butler, Christopher Evan Welch, Lauren Hodges and Jessica Collins.

[01/16/09 - 12:01 AM]
Interview: "The L Word" Co-Creator Ilene Chaiken

[01/14/09 - 06:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 14
Updates include: Rhea Seehorn to topline FOX's "Eva Adams"; early contenders emerge for pilot season; and TCA updates from CBS and Showtime.

[01/12/09 - 10:29 AM]
Showtime Launches Unprecedented Campaign to Promote January 18 Premiere of United States of Tara
The premiere episode of the original series is now available on more than a hundred multi-platforms, which translates into a reach of 170 million users.

[01/04/09 - 06:01 AM]
Premiere of New Showtime Original Series 'United States of Tara' Can Be Watched Instantly at Netflix 2 Weeks Prior to Telecast Debut
In addition, the season premieres of "The L Word" and "Secret Diary of a Call Girl" will be available to Netflix subscribers on January 18, day and date with their network debuts.

[10/27/08 - 08:30 AM]
Lifetime Television Re-Teams with Mandalay Television, Stephanie Germain Productions and Best-Selling Author Nora Roberts to Produce Four All-New Original Movies
"Nora Roberts' High Noon," starring Emilie de Ravin, Ivan Sergei and Cybill Shepherd, is the first of the 2009 Nora Roberts' movies to begin production.

[09/05/08 - 09:54 AM]
Leisha Hailey Cast in "The L Word(R)" Pilot Spinoff for Showtime
Hailey will star in the pilot presentation, which is scheduled to begin shooting in December.

[09/02/08 - 03:01 PM]
Florence Henderson, Donna Mills and Emmy(R) and Golden Globe Nominee Pam Grier Star in 'Ladies of the House,' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Renovation Runs Amok October 18
The original movie is billed as "the powerful story of friendship and self-discovery."

[08/25/08 - 06:21 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 25
Updates include: Lifetime plans to "Blush" for makeup artists; Benjamin McKenzie signs on for NBC's "LAPD"; plus the usual mix of casting news.

[07/22/08 - 06:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 22
Updates include: TNT greenlights Joel Surnow's drama pilot; Bill Burr back in business with Comedy Central; and the usual mix of casting news.

[07/18/08 - 07:07 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 18
Updates include: Showtime outlines more of its plans at the TCA; and Megalyn Echikunwoke lands a role on "CSI: Miami."

[07/14/08 - 04:43 PM]
Showtime Networks and the Weinstein Company Sign Exclusive Long-Term Output Deal
The new output deal is effective with TWC's 2009 release schedule and includes such films as Rob Marshall's "Nine" and Quentin Tarantino's "Inglorious Bastards."

[05/23/08 - 05:22 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 23
Updates include: "24" prequel adds trio; Kelsey Grammer to head ABC's "Roman's Empire"; and Ron Perlman signs up for FX's "Sons of Anarchy."

[05/16/08 - 09:56 AM]
Lauren Lee Smith Joins the Cast of "Csi: Crime Scene Investigation" as a Series Regular
She will play CSI Bryce Adams, "a smart, flirtatious, and witty non-conformist who entered law enforcement to rebel against her judgmental psychiatrist father."

[04/23/08 - 05:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 23
Updates include: Cybill Shepherd to visit USA's "Psych"; Lucy Liu in talks to join "Dirty Sexy Money" at ABC; and VH1 says "I Love Money."

[03/28/08 - 06:54 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 28
Update include: Sara Rue, Simon Baker and Ian McShane all land pilots; ABC adds five projects to its pilot roster; and Jason Bateman to direct FOX's "The Inn."

[03/10/08 - 09:39 AM]
One 'L' of a Finale! Showtime Renews the L Word(R) for 6th & Final Farewell Season
"I am thrilled that SHOWTIME has given us this final opportunity to conclude this journey we have all taken together," said creator Ilene Chaiken.

[03/03/08 - 11:50 AM]
Jeff Daniels and Marlee Matlin Star in "Sweet Nothing in My Ear," a New "Hallmark Hall of Fame" Presentation to Be Broadcast Sunday, April 20 on the CBS Television Network
The original movie revolves around a married couple dealing with separate realities when their only child loses his ability to hear.

[02/18/08 - 10:00 PM]
Twelve New Stars Will Light Up the Dance Floor When "Dancing with the Stars" Returns for a Spectacular Sixth Season
The new cast includes an Academy Award winner, a Tony Award winner, an Olympic Gold medalist, a nine-time Grand Slam tennis champion and the NFL's current Man of the Year.

[01/31/08 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime Networks Teams with Brightcove to Revolutionize the 2008 Primetime Emmy(R) Campaign
In lieu of DVD screeners, Showtime will now stream its "for your consideration" episodes online for ATAS members.

[10/31/07 - 01:17 PM]
HBO Books 'Extras' Finale; Usa, Showtime Set Winter Plans
"The Extra Special Series Finale" will air Sunday, December 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/20/07 - 10:37 AM]
The L Word Lands on Logo
The cable channel will begin the show's off-network run in the summer of 2008.

[09/14/07 - 10:33 AM]
New Actors and Characters to Join CBS Series This Fall in Regular, Recurring and Guest Starring Roles
New additions include Henry Thomas on "Without a Trace" as Jack's (Anthony LaPaglia) evil nemesis, and the leader of a human trafficking group who the FBI team is pursuing.

[08/20/07 - 12:44 PM]
Jessica Lucas to Guest Star on "Csi: Crime Scene Investigation"
Lucas will play Veronica "Ronnie" Lake, "a young, vivacious, curious and smart new CSI in training who chose to go to Vegas because of the increase in crime rates there."

[08/01/07 - 01:32 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Announces 2007 Participants for the Industry-Leading Directing Fellowship Program
The 2007 directing Fellows, who begin their year-long paid fellowships this month working with executives from Disney-ABC Television Group and the Directors Guild, are Nandi Bowe, Oscar Daniels and Sharat Raju.

[05/17/07 - 10:15 AM]
The CW Kicks Off Its Second Season with Six New Series
he CW Network unveiled the schedule for its 2007-2008 season today at Madison Square Garden before more than 3,000 advertisers, affiliates and national media. The announcement was made by Dawn Ostroff, President of Entertainment, The CW.

[05/07/07 - 04:06 PM]
Lifetime Television's Popular Series "Blood Ties" to Return for Second Season in Fall
Lifetime Television's popular series "Blood Ties," which is averaging 1.3 million viewers during its freshman season, will return for a second season of ten new episodes in the fall.

[04/20/07 - 11:38 PM]
Cybill Shepherd & Marlee Matlin Return for the L Word(R)'s Fifth Season
12 new episodes are set to begin production this summer in Vancouver.

[04/05/07 - 07:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday-Thursday, April 4-5
Updates include: New reality pilots from NBC and FOX, overall deals for Stacy Traub and Chuck Tatham plus the usual dose of casting news.

[03/30/07 - 11:02 AM]
Showtime Interactive to Launch on Windows Media Center for Microsoft Windows Vista
Showtime was selected by Microsoft as one of four "Windows Vista Premier Launch Partners" featured in the "TV and Movies" category in the USA.

[03/29/07 - 05:17 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of March 19-25): 'Earth' Big for Discovery
Plus: USA places seven shows in the top 15 while ABC Family, VH1 and Comedy Central series also make the cut.

[03/08/07 - 01:18 PM]
The L Word Renewed for 5th Season!
12 new episodes are set to begin production this summer and premiere on Showtime sometime in early 2008.

[02/23/07 - 12:20 AM]
Development Update: Friday, February 23
Updates include: Alyssa Milano, Danny Comden and Angie Harmon all tapped for lead roles as pilot season rolls on.

[01/22/07 - 10:13 AM]
Showtime Networks and Electric Sheep to Launch "The L Word(R)" in Second Life
"The L Word in Second Life" is a "3D experience that will take visitors into a virtual reality world inspired by the show."

[01/11/07 - 01:47 PM]
Lifetime Orders Production of 'State of Mind,' a New One-Hour Drama Series Starring Lili Taylor
The series, due later this year, stars Taylor as a brilliant, take-charge therapist whose personal problems rival those of her eclectic and offbeat patients.

[01/10/07 - 12:22 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 10
Updates include: Six pilots get the thumbs up from NBC while HBO eyes Kanye West and Ruben Santiago-Hudson projects (plus the weekly cable ratings round-up).

[12/22/06 - 09:34 AM]
Development Update: December 18-22 (Weekly Round-Up)
Over 20 updates on projects in development and tidbits about shows currently on the air!

[12/21/06 - 10:13 AM]
Showtime Networks InC. to License the L Word(R) Apparel
A minimum of 10% of sales from the collection will be donated to charity.

[12/18/06 - 10:33 PM]
The L Word (R) Creator and Executive Producer, Ilene Chaiken, to Launch Venture to Extend the Well-Known Brand Into Online Social Networking WorlD.
The new site is described as "a vibrant, full-featured social network on the Web for lesbians and their friends."

[11/24/06 - 07:03 PM]
Development Update: November 20-24 (Weekly Round-Up)
Over 10 updates on projects in development and tidbits about shows currently on the air!

[11/08/06 - 12:18 PM]
Lifetime Rings in the Holidays with the Romantic Comedy 'A Christmas Wedding' a Lifetime Original Movie Starring Eric Mabius ('Ugly Betty') Sarah Paulson ('Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip') and Dean Cain ('Las Vegas')
The two-hour movie premieres Monday, December 11 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[11/03/06 - 04:35 PM]
Development Update: October 30-November 3 (Weekly Round-Up)
Over 20 updates on projects in development and tidbits about shows currently on the air!

[10/23/06 - 03:35 PM]
Kristanna Loken Turns Superhero
The "Terminator 3" star has been tapped for the lead role in the upcoming "Painkiller Jane" series, due in the spring of 2007.

[10/18/06 - 09:11 AM]
CBS Brand Channel Launches Today on Youtube
Clips of "Late Show with Dave Letterman," "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," "N.C.I.S." and "C.S.I.: Miami" are among the first offerings.

[10/09/06 - 09:59 AM]
CBS and Youtube Strike Strategic Content and Advertising Partnership
YouTube's new CBS Brand Channel will include daily contributions from both CBS Entertainment and Showtime.

[09/20/06 - 12:00 AM]
Mgm, G4 Television Network and Berliner Film Companie Team with Mel Brooks on New Animated Series Based on Spaceballs Theatrical Film

[09/15/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: September 11-15 (Weekly Round-Up)

[06/19/06 - 12:00 AM]
Lifetime Premieres the New Original Series 'Angela's Eyes,' a Captivating and Suspenseful Drama About a Young Fbi Agent with the Unique Ability of Uncovering Lies Beginning Sunday, July 16 (10:00 - 11:00 PM ET/PT) on Lifetime

[06/09/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: June 5-9 (Weekly Round-Up)

[06/06/06 - 12:00 AM]
The L Word "Shepherds" in a New Cast Member Award-Winning Actress Cybill Shepherd Joins Showtime's Groundbreaking Dramatic Series for 4th Season

[05/16/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Unveils 2006-07 Primetime Schedule

[05/15/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Accents Distinctive Talent, Quality Concepts and Cornerstone Dramas -- Along with 'Sunday Night Football' - in New 2006-07 Primetime Schedule

[05/09/06 - 12:00 AM]
The 4400 a USA Network Original Series Returns for Season Three on Sunday, June 11 at 9:00pm ET/PT

[05/02/06 - 12:00 AM]
The N Unveils the Secrets That Lie Buried Beneath the Snow on Whistler, a New Hour-Long Mystery Premiering Friday, June 30

[05/01/06 - 12:00 AM]
Marlee Matlin Joins Cast of Showtime's Hit Series the L Word

[04/18/06 - 12:00 AM]
First-Ever 'Fanisode' Successfully Scripted by Fans of 'The L Word(R)'

[04/05/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: April 5

[03/30/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 30

[03/29/06 - 12:00 AM]
Emmy(R)-Nominated Hit Series the 4400 Resumes Production in Vancouver

[03/28/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 28

[03/15/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 15

[03/09/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 9

[02/14/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Keeps 'The Office' Lights Burning as It Announces New Extended Season Finale of Hit Comedy to May 11

[02/07/06 - 12:00 AM]
The WB's New Reality Series, "Survival of the Richest," Debuts Friday, March 31

[02/02/06 - 12:00 AM]
More Love! More Lust! More Longing! Showtime's the L Word(R) Returns for a Fourth Season

[02/01/06 - 12:00 AM]
Calling All Fans of 'The L Word(R)' - Showtime and Fanlib Want You to Script a Fanisode(Tm)

[01/22/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Sets the Pace for Post-Olympics Programming with New Mid-Season Series Premieres, Return of Favorite Series and Other Primetime Schedule Moves

[01/16/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: January 13-16

[01/10/06 - 12:00 AM]
Randy Jackson, Aisha Tyler, Kimberly Elise, James Pickens JR., and Kevin Frazier Join New Naacp President and Ceo Bruce S. Gordon to Announce the "37th Naacp Image Awards" Nominations

[11/29/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: November 28-29

[08/17/05 - 12:00 AM]
Showtime Networks Is First to Offer Emmy(R)-Nominated Original Programming Via on Demand

[07/16/05 - 12:00 AM]
Showtime and Lifetime Television Team Up for the Independent Film, 'Speak' in an Unprecedented Simulcast, Monday, September 5th

[07/14/05 - 12:00 AM]
Showtime Is Proud to Have Been Nominated for the Following Primetime Emmy AwardS.

[07/14/05 - 12:00 AM]
57th Annual Primetime Emmy Nominees

[06/22/05 - 12:00 AM]
Showtime's Provocative Series the L Word(R) Signs Tony Award(R)-Winner Alan Cumming for Six Episodes for Season Three

[06/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
Jennifer Beals ('The L Word') Stars in Lifetime Television Movie 'Desolation Sound,' Premiering Monday, June 27 at 9pm

[06/07/05 - 12:00 AM]
Showtime Networks Participates in Major Gay Pride Events Throughout the U.S.

[06/07/05 - 12:00 AM]
Showtime Networks Hit Series 'The L Word(R)' Nabs Some of Today's Most Acclaimed Independent Film and Theater Directors for Its Third Season

[05/17/05 - 12:00 AM]
The WB Announces 2005-06 Primetime Schedule

[04/01/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: April 1

[03/16/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 16

[03/09/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 9

[02/24/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 24

[02/24/05 - 12:00 AM]
The Showtime 'Big Fat Free Preview' Features Kirstie Alley's 'Fat Actress' and Usher Live!

[02/15/05 - 12:00 AM]
Showtime Strikes Deals with Popular Online Sites to Promote Network's Signature Series

[02/15/05 - 12:00 AM]
The Premiere of 'Eyes,' the New Midseason Drama Series from John Mcnamara, to Move to Wednesday, March 30, on the ABC Television Network

[02/07/05 - 12:00 AM]
Beau Bridges Joins the Cast of 'Stargate Sg-1'

[01/19/05 - 12:00 AM]
Vivica A. FOX , Omar Epps, Hill Harper, Essence Atkins and Ananda Lewis Join Naacp Executives to Announce the '36th Naacp Image Awards' Nominations

[01/12/05 - 12:00 AM]
Showtime Announces Third Season of Groundbreaking Series the L Word

[01/11/05 - 12:00 AM]
Tracey Zaradich Lentz Joins GSN as Director of Development

[12/15/04 - 12:00 AM]
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[12/03/04 - 12:00 AM]
Cable Premiere Roundup: January 2005, Part 1

[12/01/04 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Announces Premieres for Four New Mid-Season Series and a Special Live Finale for 'The Biggest Loser'

[11/15/04 - 12:00 AM]
Sci Fi Opens the 'Gates' to More Adventures

[11/10/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: November 8-10

[09/07/04 - 12:00 AM]
Showtime and Mgm Create Unique Multi-Tiered Promotion for Gavin Degraw's Appearance on 'Dead Like Me'

[07/19/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 16-19

[06/07/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: June 4-7

[05/18/04 - 12:00 AM]
2004 Broadcast Upfront Presentations: Abc, Part 1

[05/17/04 - 12:00 AM]
2004 Broadcast Upfront Presentations: Nbc, Part 6

[05/17/04 - 12:00 AM]
2004 Broadcast Upfront Presentations: Nbc, Part 1

[04/27/04 - 12:00 AM]
'Friends,' 'Frasier' Finales Highlight NBC's May Sweeps Plans

[02/12/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 12

[01/30/04 - 12:00 AM]
Early Renewals Come for NBC's 'Dreams,' 'Vegas'; Showtime's 'Word'

[01/22/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: January 22

[12/22/03 - 12:00 AM]
Time Up for Showtime's 'Street'

[12/01/03 - 12:00 AM]
Cable Networks Roll Out Midseason Plans

[11/25/03 - 12:00 AM]
Showtime Sets Start Dates for 'L Word,' 'Chris Isaak'

[08/07/03 - 12:00 AM]
Vsda Reveals More TV on DVD for 2004

[07/11/03 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 11

[07/10/03 - 12:00 AM]
TCA Summer Press Tour: Cable, Day 3

[06/09/03 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: June 9

[05/23/03 - 12:00 AM]
Showtime Casts 'S.F.C.,' Delays 'L Word'

[05/01/03 - 12:00 AM]
Pilot Update: May 1

[04/01/03 - 12:00 AM]
New Seasons of 'Street Time,' 'Jeremiah' Set for August







L WORD, THE (SHOWTIME)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/18/04 - 3/8/09
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2008-2009 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
6 (70 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
series finale aired on 3/8/09
DESCRIPTION:
(from Showtime's press release, March 2008) SHOWTIME has renewed the critically- acclaimed, groundbreaking lesbian drama THE L WORD(R) for a sixth and final season, it was announced today by Robert Greenblatt, SHOWTIME's President of Entertainment. One of the network's longest running series, THE L WORD(R) will culminate early next year in eight final episodes, marking the end of an era chronicling the lives of these iconic characters who have played a pivotal role in changing cultural perceptions of lesbians and the transgender community on and off screen. Production will resume in early summer.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Daniela Sea as Moira/Max Sweeney
· Jennifer Beals as Bette Porter
· Katherine Moennig as Shane McCutcheon
· Laurel Holloman as Tina Kennard
· Leisha Hailey as Alice Pieszecki
· Marlee Matlin as Jodi Lerner
· Mia Kirshner as Jenny Schecter
· Pam Grier as Kit Porter
· Rachel Shelley as Helena Peabody
· Rose Rollins as Tasha Williams
CREW INFORMATION:
· Angela Robinson as CO-EP
· Elizabeth Ziff as CO-EP
· Ilene Chaiken as EP
· Ilene Chaiken as STORY/TELE (Pilot)
· Kathy Greenberg as STORY (Pilot)
· Michele Abbott as STORY (Pilot)
· Rose Lam as EP
· Rose Troche as DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Coast Mountain Films
· Little Chicken, Inc.