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[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
Additionally, McHale's production company, Free Period Productions, will continue its production development deal, in which he will give the network first look rights to ideas for non-scripted series.

[08/19/14 - 10:01 AM]
E! Unveils Fall Programming with Exciting New and Returning Series and All New Specials Beginning September 7th
New entries "House of DVF" and "Kourtney & Khloé Take the Hamptons" will be joined by returning series "Total Divas."

[08/19/14 - 10:01 AM]
E! Unveils Fall Programming with Exciting New and Returning Series and All New Specials Beginning September 7th
New entries "House of DVF" and "Kourtney & Khloé Take the Hamptons" will be joined by returning series "Total Divas."

[06/02/14 - 10:22 AM]
Summer Nights on E! Just Got a Whole Lot Livelier with Live Episodes of "The Soup" Every Wednesday in June
Beginning Wednesday, June 4, join host Joel McHale and a cavalcade of surprise celebrity guests as they recap the week in pop culture without the safety net of network censors.

[05/30/14 - 10:13 AM]
E! Kicks Off Summer Here Campaign with Hot New Series, Specials and Episodes Starting This June Through Labor Day
New series include "Escape Club," premiering Sunday, June 8; and "Botched," due on Tuesday, June 24.

[05/22/14 - 11:23 AM]
E! Launches E! Now as Part of NBCUniversal's TV Everywhere Initiative
This offering marks an important step in the company's long-term strategy to provide both viewers and marketers a user-friendly way to engage with its content on multiple platforms.

[03/26/14 - 01:35 PM]
AMC Reinforces Commitment to Scripted Drama Programming with Robust Development Slate
The network also announced the renewal of the unscripted series "Comic Book Men" which, in its third season, is averaging one million viewers.

[03/26/14 - 07:03 AM]
E! Delivers Original Programming Seven Days a Week, 365 Days a Year with Diverse Mix of Reality, Comedy, News, Live Events and Now Scripted
Highlights include "The Royals," a one-hour drama about a fictional British Royal family set in modern day London.

[12/03/13 - 08:04 AM]
Electus Names Jessica Sebastian as First VP of Unscripted Television
Sebastian, who was previously senior director of development at the Style Network, started November 25 and reports to EVP of Unscripted Television Corie Henson.

[11/04/13 - 11:37 AM]
E! Premieres Two New Seasons of Emmy-Nominated, Web Megahit and Dating Show Parody "Burning Love" Beginning Wednesday, November 13 at 10:30 PM ET/PT
In season two, Julie Gristlewhite (June Diane Raphael) has her choice of hunky bachelors, including studs played by Michael Cera, Jerry O'Connell and Ryan Hansen.

[09/25/13 - 02:46 PM]
Joel McHale Hosts New E! Spin-Off Series Offering a Saterical Investigative Reporting on Pop Culture When "The Soup Investigates" Premieres October 2
The season premiere features appearances by "Teen Mom's" Farrah Abraham and "Dancing with the Stars'" Karina Smirnoff.

[07/30/13 - 07:00 AM]
E!'s "The Soup" Celebrates 500 Episodes and Nearly a Decade of Host Joel McHale with Special Live Episodes Airing Wednesday, August 21st
The two live episodes wii air at 10pm ET and 10pm PT on E!, each with different surprise celebrity guests.

[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[06/13/13 - 03:45 PM]
E!'s Joel McHale Takes on Pop Culture Myths, Rumors and More with Tongue-in-Cheek Investigative Reporting in New Comedy Spin-Off "The Soup Investigates"
The new spin-off special premieres Wednesday, June 19 at 10:30/9:30c following a new episode of "The Soup."

[05/31/13 - 09:00 AM]
"The Soup Investigates" Premieres Wednesday, June 19th @ 10:30pm ET/PT on E!
The spin-off series will answer all the questions that pop culture fans never thought to ask, and then some.

[04/02/13 - 06:07 PM]
Q1 in Review: How 280 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date for the first quarter of 2013.

[03/22/13 - 12:26 PM]
E! Hits the Comedic Jackpot with Two Huge Events When "The Soup Awards" and "Chelsea Lately's" Milestone 1081st Episode Premieres Wednesday, April 3rd
RuPaul, Jim Rash, Rich Sommer, Kate Flannery, Seth Green, Brace and Art Mann are set to appear on the former.

[02/14/13 - 10:24 AM]
E! Pulls the Plug on "Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings"
The newcomer averaged just 393,000 viewers during its 11-week run on Wednesday nights.

[02/04/13 - 12:54 PM]
Brian Williams to Guest Star on E!'s "The Soup" on Wednesday February 6 at 10PM ET/PT
He'll share his unfiltered thoughts on the show's "Reer! with Brian Williams" segment, featuring his "cattiest" TV moments.

[01/09/13 - 10:29 AM]
"The Soup" Reveals a Brand-New Look for the New Year
One of the changes is the brand-new, redesigned logo, "which takes motifs from the old logo and updates them for a sleek new look."

[01/04/13 - 01:33 PM]
E!'s "White Hot Winter" Heats Up the Coldest Months of the Year with a New Series Premiere, Returning Hit Favorites and Signature Red Carpet Events
Look for the premiere of "Chasing The Saturdays" (Sunday, January 20) plus the return of "After Lately" (Monday, February 25).

[12/13/12 - 03:17 PM]
The World Is Ending and E!'s "The Soup" Told You So!
Look for "The Soup: End of the World 'We Told You So' Spectacular" on Wednesday, December 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/03/12 - 01:02 PM]
NBC Announces Star-Studded Lineup of Musical Guests and Presenters for the Second Annual "American Giving Awards Presented by Chase," on December 8
Anthony Anderson, Olivia Culpo, Jenna Elfman, Jenna Fischer, Jamie-Lynn Sigler and Gary Sinise have been tapped as presenters.

[11/19/12 - 01:28 PM]
E!'s "The Soup" Celebrates WWE in a Special Episode Premiering on Wednesday, November 21st
The special will follow the regular weekly installment of "The Soup" at 10:30/9:30c.

[11/09/12 - 10:40 AM]
Joel McHale to Host Second-Annual American Giving Awards Presented by Chase, Saturday, December 8 on NBC at 8 PM ET
"The impact that an award like this plus two million dollars can make on any of these amazing organizations is huge," said McHale.

[11/09/12 - 10:29 AM]
"Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings" Premieres November 28th Only on E!
The series features "a wide variety of special guests, field pieces, funny correspondents and her very own sidekick, stand-up Julian McCullough."

[11/06/12 - 10:12 AM]
"Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings" Premieres Wednesday, November 28th @ 10:30pm ET/PT on E!
Also due this month: "Rob & Kristen: Immortal Love" on Monday, November 12th @ 8:30pm ET/PT.

[10/10/12 - 01:16 PM]
E!'s "The Soup" and "Fashion Police" Celebrate the Year's Scariest Month with a Series of Special Episodes Airing Throughout October
Highlights include "The Goodest Moments of Redneck Shows" on Sunday, October 21 at 10:30/9:30c.

[10/05/12 - 11:39 AM]
E! Premieres "A-List Listings" on Wednesday, October 24; "Ice Loves Coco" Returns Sunday, October 28
Plus: look for the special "Keeping Up with the Kardashians: Dishing it Out" also on Sunday, October 28.

[10/01/12 - 03:42 PM]
E! Reups Joel McHale Through 2014
The actor/comedian will continue as host of "The Soup" through the end of 2014.

[08/13/12 - 12:11 PM]
"The Soup" Throws the Wedding of the Century for Jen and Justin!
Kevin Lee, Shangela, Ted Nugent, Jillian Reynolds, Doug Benson and Giuliana Rancic are among the featured guests.

[08/07/12 - 12:39 PM]
Nick Lachey, Joel McHale, Seth Meyers & Howie Mandel to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" for the Week of August 20-24, 2012
Scheduled guests include Shia LaBeouf, Tim Gunn, Zach Galifianakis, Zac Efron, Kevin Costner, Josh Brolin and Anne Hathaway.

[07/12/12 - 08:03 AM]
Mark Consuelos & Joel McHale to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" for the Week of July 23-27, 2012
Plus: "Live's Coast-to-Coast Co-Host Search" winner will join Kelly Ripa on July 24.

[06/19/12 - 12:21 PM]
E! Celebrates Summer With Two Special Episodes of "The Soup" Airing June 27th and July 4th at 10PM ET/PT
Plus: Patrick Warburton stops by to share a special message from good 'ol' Uncle Sam.

[05/10/12 - 08:09 AM]
Video: Nothing Says Mothers Day ("The Soup"-Style) Like Tough Guy Danny Trejo and His Real-Life Mom
Check out Danny Trejo and his actual mother offering life-lessons she taught him just in time for Mother's Day.

[04/30/12 - 05:38 AM]
Whitney Cummings Is Coming to E! With New Weekly Talk Show "Love You, Mean It With Whitney Cummings"
The newcomer will follow "The Soup" on Wednesday nights beginning in late 2012.

[04/16/12 - 10:34 AM]
Your Child Could Appear on E!'s "The Soup" Alongside Joel McHale!
The winner will also receive a four day, three night trip to Los Angeles plus $500 cash.

[04/10/12 - 11:12 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: Comedy Central, Discovery, Disney Channel, Disney XD & E!
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.

[03/07/12 - 10:32 AM]
Exclusive "Community" Trailer Premieres on E!'s "The Soup" Tonight!
As previously announced, the NBC comedy returns Thursday, March 15 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/13/11 - 03:21 PM]
Fresh & Hearty Helpings of E!'s "The Soup" This Holiday Season!
Plus: Joe Rogan joins Joel McHale as this week's special guest.

[11/21/11 - 10:41 AM]
Hump Day Gets a Whole Lot Funnier When E!'s Hit Comedy Series "The Soup" Hosted by Joel McHale Debuts on Its New Night Beginning Wednesday, November 30 at 10PM ET/PT
Plus: "The Soup" will launch a new standalone website (thesouptv.com) and a new mobile app for iPhone and Android smartphones on Wednesday, November 30.

[10/26/11 - 09:08 AM]
E!'s "Kourtney & Kim Take New York," "After Lately" to Return Sunday, November 27; "The Soup" Moves to Wednesdays Beginning November 30
Said group joins the previously announced "Scouted," premiering Monday, November 28.

[09/08/11 - 09:23 AM]
New Syndicated Dating Series "Excused" Launches Monday, September 12th
Iliza Shlesinger hosts the series, from the producers of former syndication staple "Blind Date."

[04/13/11 - 06:45 AM]
"Earth Week" Grows Greener With Even More Eco-Themed Content Across the Newly Expanded NBCUniversal Portfolio
More than 45 different brands across NBCUniversal's broad portfolio will feature 100 plus hours of environmentally themed content throughout the week—both online and on-air.

[03/01/11 - 11:03 AM]
E! Scores Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Month Ever Among W18-49 in February 2011
E! spins the numbers for the month of February.

[01/25/11 - 02:10 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: E!
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[12/06/10 - 06:44 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 6
Updates include: Eliza Dushku departs TNT's "Bird Dog"; Liz Tigelaar confirms "Life Unexpected" finale date; and Joel McHale to continue on "The Soup" for two more years.

[05/06/10 - 08:03 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces 2010-2011 Development Slate
Said offerings include projects from Chris Parnell, Horatio Sanz, Nick Swardson, Denis Leary, Norm Macdonald, JB Smoove, Jon Benjamin, Patrice Oneal and Nick Kroll.

[09/08/09 - 10:06 AM]
Newcomers to Get Extra Runs
The CW for instance will repeat the openers of its three new series not once, but twice while NBC's "Community" will re-air its pilot on E!.

[06/25/09 - 11:19 AM]
NBC Announces Fall Series Premiere Dates
"The Office" returns on September 17 while "30 Rock" is back on October 15.

[06/25/09 - 11:19 AM]
NBC Announces Fall Series Premiere Dates
"The Office" returns on September 17 while "30 Rock" is back on October 15.

[06/10/09 - 11:10 AM]
CityTV Reveals Its Fall Schedule at Rogers TV Sales Upfront
The Canadian broadcaster is importing "Modern Family," "Accidentally on Purpose," "Community" and other U.S. series.

[05/11/09 - 12:38 PM]
G4 Presents New Comedy Series "Web Soup" Hosted by Chris Hardwick Premiering June 7
Each episode of "Web Soup" is broken up into themed segments, including The Daily Upload, This Week in FAIL and Things You Can't Un-See.

[02/23/09 - 06:55 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 23
Updates include: Adam Carolla to star in a comedy for CBS; Joel McHale heads to "Community" at NBC; and Jaime Ray Newman to star in ABC's "Eastwick" update.

[10/16/08 - 08:31 AM]
Oxygen Hit Series "The Bad Girls Club" Returns for Season Three Premiere on Tuesday, December 2 at 10pm ET/PT
The show's format has been expanded from half-hour to one-hour this cycle, with thirteen new episodes to air through 2009.

[09/15/08 - 03:38 PM]
Versus to Debut Original Series: Sports Soup
The twice weekly, half-hour series will air Tuesday and Thursday nights beginning October 14, at 10 p.m. ET.

[08/04/08 - 09:17 AM]
Presidential Nominees John Mccain and Barack Obama Tape Funny Campaign Ads for NBC's Must-See Season Finale of "Last Comic Standing" on Thursday, August 7 (8:00-9:30 P.M. Et) When America's Choice for the Funniest Comic in the World Will Be Revealed
Also set to appear: Jon Lovitz, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Joel McHale and current "Last Comic Standing" champion Jon Reep.

[07/20/08 - 02:32 PM]
Oxygen Picks Up Third Season of Hit Series "The Bad Girls Club" and Expands Show to One-Hour Format
The series is currently casting and scheduled to begin production in August, with season three scheduled to premiere this winter.

[02/12/08 - 01:44 PM]
'Battlestar' Is Back
The series will return for its fourth season on Friday, March 28 at 10pm ET/PT with two back-to-back half-hour specials.

[05/14/07 - 06:33 AM]
NBC Delivers the Quality Once Again This Fall, Introducing Five Ambitious New Dramas, an Inventive Comedy and a Variety of Innovative Unscripted Programs for Its 2007-08 Primetime Schedule
NBC will enhance its current roster of critically acclaimed and creatively ambitious programs with a new 2007-08 primetime lineup that features five new dramas, one new comedy and a variety of fresh unscripted programs, complemented by a host of innovative programming moves, it was announced today at NBC's presentation to advertisers and the media at New York's Radio City Music Hall.

[03/30/07 - 01:40 AM]
Development Update: Friday, March 30
Updates include: Joe Keenan to exit "Desperate Housewives," a working title set for the "Grey's Anatomy" spin-off and the usual round of casting news.

[03/13/07 - 01:22 PM]
NBC New Improv Series 'Thank God You'Re Here' - Television's Most Dangerous New Comedy Challenge - Adds More Daring Actors to Try Their Hand at Improv
Kevin Nealon, Bill Bellamy, Jane Lynch, Richard Kind, Edie McClurg, Wendie Malick, Brian Poeshn and Harland Williams are all set to appear on the upcoming series.

[02/26/07 - 12:10 PM]
NBC's New Improv Comedy Series 'Thank God You'Re Here' --Television's Most Dangerous New Comedy Challenge -- Premieres Monday, April 9 and April 16 Before Resuming in Regular Day and Time on Wednesdays Beginning April 18 (8-9 P.M.)
Upcoming guest stars include Fred Willard, Tom Arnold, Fran Drescher, Tom Green, Chelsea Handler, George Takei, Shannon Elizabeth, Paul Rodriguez, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Mo'Nique, Angela Kinsey, Alanis Morrisette, Jason Alexander and Ana Gasteyer.

[01/17/07 - 09:59 AM]
NBC Orders Six One-Hour Episodes of Improvisational Comedy 'Thank God You'Re Here' from Fremantlemedia North America, the Producers of "American Idol," Featuring David Alan Grier and Dave Foley
Jennifer Coolidge, Bryan Cranston, Joel McHale and Wayne Knight guest star in the pilot.

[01/17/07 - 12:07 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 17
Updates include: FOX adds two pilots to its roster, casting news on NBC's "The I.T. Crowd" and new scripts at HBO and Showtime.

[12/08/06 - 06:47 PM]
Development Update: December 4-8 (Weekly Round-Up)
Over 20 updates on projects in development and tidbits about shows currently on the air!

[07/27/06 - 12:00 AM]
E! Entertainment Television & Apple Announce the Debut of Hit Programs on the Itunes Music Store







SOUP, THE (E)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/1/04 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2014)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 10:00 PM-10:30 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
9 (??? episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
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DESCRIPTION:
(from E!'s press release, March 2014) Hosted by Joel McHale, "The Soup" reigns in the week's wildest and most memorable moments in the world of television with hilarious commentary, outrageous clips and surprise celebrity guests. Coming up, "The Soup" will present a special political-themed episode from Washington, DC this spring. Plus, "The Soup" is going LIVE again this summer! With two shows a night for multiple weeks (one for east coast viewers and one for those on the west coast), McHale and a cavalcade of surprise celebrity guests will recap the week in television without the safety net of the words "Cut! Dammit Joel, do it right!" Don't miss the return of "The Soup's" most daring stunt to date! Produced by Wilshire Studios. Executive producers are Ed Boyd and KP Anderson.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Joel McHale as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Boyd Vico as EP
· Brad Stevens as EP
· Edward Boyd as EP
· K.P. Anderson as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (improv/sketch)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Comcast Entertainment Group