This is one of the more jam-packed weeks of a seriously overstuffed TV summer, so let's break it down by night.
COMEBACK: The mercurial and always opinionated Keith Olbermann, most recently ousted from his MSNBC perch, brings his act back to cable with the same title (Countdown) but a new network (Current TV). His eclectic roster of contributors will include documentarian Ken Burns, comedian Richard Lewis and filmmaker Michael Moore. Let the ranting begin.
GUILTY PLEASURE: [As seen in TV Guide Magazine] RuPaul's Drag U, Logo at 9/8c. Think...
Wipeout is coming back for Season 5 with a new team member in tow, Entertainment Weekly reports.
Vanessa Minnillo has signed on as the new co-host, replacing Jill Wagner, who announced her exit last month.
Jill Wagner wipes out of ABC's Wipeout
"We will miss Jill, but...
American Idol still won the night on Thursday, but the season finales of The Mentalist and The Office put up a good fight.
Nearly 22 million viewers tuned in to Idol to find out which two singers made it to next week's finale. The hourlong results show also drew a...
The Office, Steve Carell
Steve Carell wasn't the only one to exit The Office.
Just 6.8 million viewers tuned in for Thursday's first Michael Scott-free episode — 17 percent drop from the week prior. Carell's final episode on April 28 drew 8.25 million viewers. To be fair, however, the episode that aired prior to Carell's exit drew 6.85 million viewers.
NBC's other Thursday-night comedies fared OK. Community's paintball episode brought in...
Jill Wagner, Wipeout
After four seasons as one of the hosts on ABC's hit competition series Wipeout, Jill Wagner is bouncing on to new things.
Wagner will continue to be seen on the show's upcoming summer episodes, but plans to depart after that to focus on her acting career. Producers Endemol USA and Matt Kunitz are currently conducting a search to...
ABC has reason to sing: The buzzed-about Grey's Anatomy musical episode delivered big numbers, winning its timeslot and boosting the network to second place overall Thursday night.
Grey's pulled in...
Ashley Hebert, The Bachelorette
Television finale season is upon us, but ABC is already lining up its summer programming.
The Alphabet network's warm-weather lineup includes the premiere of the ninth season of The Bachelorette and the return of cop drama Rookie Blue, New this summer are the debuts of The Hot Zone, Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition and game shows Expedition Impossible, Take the Money and Run and 101 Ways to Leave a Game Show.
ABC announces finale dates
Ellen Pompeo and Teri Hatcher
ABC has announced its finale dates that include a two-hour episode of Desperate Housewives and a one-hour episode of Cougar Town.
Fall 2011 TV scorecard: Which shows are returning? Which aren't?
Check out ABC's full list of season finales:
Justin Burrell #24 and Paris Horne #23 of the St. John's Red Storm fight for position against Robert Sacre #00 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs - March 17, 2011
The first day of March Madness drew the highest ratings for the NCAA basketball championships in 20 years, according to CBS Sports and Turner Sports.
The games — broadcast on CBS, TNT, TruTV and TBS — earned a combined 5.7 overnight rating, the highest since 1991 and up 24 percent from last year's debut.
See the full March Madness TV schedule
Thanks to the new CBS Sports and Turner Sports deal, all the second-round games were ...
101 Ways To Leave A Game Show
ABC has picked up 101 Ways to Leave a Game Show to air this summer, Deadline reports.
The show features contestants competing in a series of multiple-choice questions for a $50,000 cash prize.
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What's the gimmick? Contestants are eliminated from the show in wild ways (like being shot of a cannon or pulled off a dock by a speed boat).
The network has ordered six episodes, to be hosted by...