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[05/27/09 - 06:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 27
Updates include: Jennifer Westfeldt and John Boyd are the latest newcomers to "24's" eighth season.

[05/27/09 - 03:57 PM]
MTV Is the Place to Be on Sunday, May 31st
The one-hour "The Hills" season finale kicks off the night at 8:00/7:00c, leading into "2009 MTV Movie Awards" at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/27/09 - 03:37 PM]
Nuggets/Lakers Game 4 - Most-Viewed Nba Game Ever on Cable
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, May 25.

[05/27/09 - 02:56 PM]
NBC's 'The Listener' Expands to Two-Hour Premiere on Thursday, June 4
The series will then move to its regular timeslot on Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET for the rest of the summer.

[05/27/09 - 02:14 PM]
10 Things I Hate About You, the New Original Series by ABC Family, Launches This Summer on Tuesday, July 7 at 8:00pm ET/PT
The half-hour, single-camera series is inspired by the 1999 hit movie of the same name.

[05/27/09 - 01:56 PM]
NBC Announces Damien Fahey and Myleene Klass as Co-Hosts for Network's Live Summer Television Event 'I'M a CelebritY.get Me Out of Here!' Premiering June 1
"We are so fortunate to have both of these incredible talents lend their wit, wisdom and experience to the show," said executive producer Jayson Dinsmore.

[05/27/09 - 01:38 PM]
Tony(R) Award Winner and Emmy(R) Nominee Kristin Chenoweth to Heat Up the Holidays in Lifetime Television's Twelve Men of Christmas
The film, due in December, is based on the popular novel "Decent Exposure" by Phillipa Ashley.

[05/27/09 - 12:59 PM]
MyNetworkTV to Lean on Repeats in 2009-10
Said lineup includes the off-network runs of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" on Mondays and "The Unit" on Wednesdays.

[05/27/09 - 12:35 PM]
Exclusive: "Big Brother" Returns to CBS on July 9
Plus: "The Big Bang Theory," "The Mentalist" and "How I Met Your Mother" are set to move to their new fall homes starting next month.

[05/27/09 - 12:34 PM]
CBS Has the Week's Top Eight Scripted Programs
CBS spins the numbers for the week of May 18-24.

[05/27/09 - 12:33 PM]
A Rebroadcast of "The Mentalist" Is Tuesday's Top Program in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 26.

[05/27/09 - 12:31 PM]
ABC Finishes No. 2 for the Week with Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 18-24.

[05/27/09 - 12:30 PM]
Dancing with the Stars Champion Shawn Johnson to Appear on "The 2009 Scripps National Spelling Bee"
Johnson will also be the keynote speaker at the Awards Banquet for the spellers to be held the following night.

[05/27/09 - 12:28 PM]
12 American Players Announced for "I Survived a Japanese Game Show," Premiering Wednesday, July 8 on Abc
The series was the big winner at the recent 49th Rose d'Or Festival, taking home "Best of 2009" as well as the Rose Trophy for best reality show.

[05/27/09 - 12:12 PM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of May 18-24
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 18-24.

[05/27/09 - 11:36 AM]
Battlestar Galactica Composer Bear Mccreary to Release Two Recordings and Announces Los Angeles and Comic Con Concerts
The concerts will celebrate the July 21 release of a special 2-CD set, "Battlestar Galactica: Season 4."

[05/27/09 - 11:01 AM]
John Lithgow Takes on a Killer Role - Award-Winning Actor to Appear in All 12 Episodes of Season Four of Showtime's Emmy(R)-Nominated Drama Series Dexter(Tm)
Lithgow will play Walter Simmons, "an unassuming, mild-mannered suburbanite who has been living a duel life as one of America's most prolific and deadliest serial killers."

[05/27/09 - 09:05 AM]
America's Favorite Domestic Goddess "Roseanne" Joins TV Land's Line-Up on June 5th
The series will air weekdays from 12 a.m.-1 a.m. ET/PT and 9 p.m.-10 p.m. ET/PT.

[05/27/09 - 08:44 AM]
Granada America Renamed ITV Studios, InC.
The company's U.S. offerings include "Hell's Kitchen," "Kitchen Nightmares," "Nanny 911," "Celebrity Fit Club" and "The First 48."

[05/27/09 - 08:26 AM]
Bravo's "Miami Social" Premieres Tuesday, July 14 at 10 PM ET/PT
The show's ensemble includes Katrina Campins, a former contestant on NBC's "The Apprentice."

[05/27/09 - 12:41 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Human Target" (FOX)

[05/27/09 - 12:40 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Goode Family, The" (ABC)

[05/26/09 - 06:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 26
Updates include: Wilmer Valderrama signs with RelativityReal; Al Pacino to play Dr. Jack Kevorkian for HBO; and E!, Style set their remaining summer premieres.

[05/26/09 - 03:15 PM]
USA Network and Tom Brokaw Tease Their 2010 Documentary "American Character Along Highway 50" with the First of Eight Dispatches
"Dispatches From The Road," a series of short monthly broadcast updates, will premiere Wednesday, May 27 at 7:00/6:00c.

[05/26/09 - 02:33 PM]
USA Network and Universal Pictures Partner for "Land of the Lost" Customized Vignettes Hosted by Will Ferrell
The spots will air from May 27 through June 5 and be featured on the Sunday night block of LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT and IN PLAIN SIGHT.

[05/26/09 - 02:19 PM]
Being Human - a Werewolf, a Vampire and a Ghost Come to BBC America on July 25
The U.K. import stars Russell Tovey, Lenora Crichlow and Aidan Turner.

[05/26/09 - 01:50 PM]
Carol Kane, Nick Stahl to Guest Star on NBC's 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit'
The pair will be featured on the show's season finale, airing Tuesday, June 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/26/09 - 12:29 PM]
NBC News Presents "Inside the Obama White House: Brian Williams Reports"
The two-part special will air Tuesday, June 2 and Wednesday, June 3 at 9:00/8:00c each night.

[05/26/09 - 12:26 PM]
Here's Your Host! Comedian Bill Engvall to Host the "2009 CMT Music Awards"
"CMT has promised a 'live and loud' awards show, and I'm honored to have been chosen as host," said Engvall.

[05/26/09 - 12:25 PM]
ABC's Monday Lineup Leads the Night Across All Key Women Demos
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 25.

[05/26/09 - 11:59 AM]
New HBO Comedy Series Hung Debuts June 28
Thomas Jane, Jane Adams and Anne Heche star in the series, which launches with a special 45-minute episode.

[05/26/09 - 11:25 AM]
Looks Will Kill This Summer as Lifetime Movie Network Presents the Crime of Fashion Mysteries
"Killer Hair" and "Hostile Makeover" feature Maggie Lawson as Lacey Smithsonian, "a Washington, D.C., fashion reporter whose beat turns deadly when she stumbles upon some hair-raising murders."

[05/26/09 - 10:51 AM]
CityTV Announces Summer 2009 Programming Line Up
The Canadian broadcaster will carry "Law and Order UK," among other series.

[05/26/09 - 08:17 AM]
Bravo Announces Development of "The Real Housewives of D.C."
Half Yard Productions is behind the latest incarnation of the franchise.

[05/26/09 - 06:32 AM]
Lindsay Sloane Joins FOX Broadcasting Company as Co-Head of Drama Development
Sloane joins FOX from USA Network, where she served as Vice President, Original Scripted Series Programming.

[05/26/09 - 04:01 AM]
Oh Baby! Discovery Health's Baby Week Offers the Most Pregnancies, Births and Drama Anywhere on Television
The event, airing June 14-19, includes the third season premiere of "Deliver Me" on Tuesday, June 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/26/09 - 12:05 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Mental" (FOX)

[05/26/09 - 12:04 AM]
Interview: "Hitched Or Ditched" Executive Producer Mike Fleiss

[05/22/09 - 06:09 PM]
Development Update: May 20-22
Updates include: Chris Diamantopoulos joins FOX's "24"; while Daniel Sackheim reports to FOX's "Lie to Me."

[05/22/09 - 05:38 PM]
Interview: "Obsessed" Executive Producer Troy Searer

[05/22/09 - 02:24 PM]
Oxygen Marks the 100th Episode of 'Snapped' Returning Thursday, June 4 at 10pm ET/PT Featuring Susan Grund from Peru, Indiana
Now each installment will offer "more gritty details, additional interviews and further insight into the minds of the women who snapped."

[05/22/09 - 11:58 AM]
Prep & Landing -- ABC's First TV Special Produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios
Dave Foley, Sarah Chalke and Derek Richardson will voice the half-hour holiday special, due next season.

[05/22/09 - 11:25 AM]
Soapnet's Original Series "Southern Belles: Louisville" Sets Records in Debut
SOAPnet spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/22/09 - 09:23 AM]
'2009 MTV Movie Awards' Honors Ben Stiller with 'MTV Generation Award'
"I am honored to be getting the 'Generation Award,'" said Stiller. "I was given my first show at MTV, and also cancelled for the first time. I also was secretly having an affair with JJ Jackson, so it brings back pleasant memories."

[05/22/09 - 07:49 AM]
Bob Greene, America's Personal Trainer, Brings His Secrets of Healthy Living to Discovery Health
I'M FAT AGAIN: A BEST LIFE SPECIAL, a one-hour special, premieres Thursday, May 28 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/21/09 - 04:49 PM]
FOX Rocks Itunes Charts
Topping both the iTunes Songs and Ringtones chart is the cast of GLEE's performance of "Don't Stop Believin'."

[05/21/09 - 03:28 PM]
The CW 2009/2010 Preview: Upfront Trailers
Watch trailers for all of The CW's new series!

[05/21/09 - 02:54 PM]
ABC 2009 May Sweep / TV Season Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for the May sweeps period as well as the season to date.

[05/21/09 - 02:33 PM]
Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life - U.S. Premiere on BBC America
Also airing in the three-hour BBC Earth block are two channel premieres of Attenborough's previous shows.

[05/21/09 - 02:17 PM]
Gordon Ramsay's F Word - Back with a U.S. Premiere Season
The new season kicks off Wednesday, June 17 at 9:00/8:00c.







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[03/19/19 - 12:00 PM]
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[03/19/19 - 11:01 AM]
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[03/19/19 - 10:53 AM]
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[03/19/19 - 10:30 AM]
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