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June 2011

Articles From Mindy Peterman in June
Wednesday Jun 29, 2011 10:00 PM ET
n this age of iPhone, iPads, and Android devices it is no longer possible for a network to promote their shows by simply airing teasers during commercial breaks. These days it's get busy, get creative, or get gone.
Monday Jun 27, 2011 30:00 AM ET
Laura Linney plays Cathy Jamison, a teacher, mother and wife whose outlook on life takes a drastic turn when she is diagnosed with stage four melanoma. She strives to get the most out of each day as she clings fiercely to who she is, refusing to be defined by her disease.
Friday Jun 24, 2011 35:00 PM ET
Although the start of the fall television season is over two months away, FOX has already announced its schedule for its all-important premieres and returning shows. Maybe the FOX execs wanted to get a jump on the competition or perhaps they just wanted to get their work out of the way so they could frolic at the beach. Whatever the reason, the information is ours for the perusing.
Thursday Jun 23, 2011 20:00 AM ET
For HBO subscribers who own a computer, iPhone, iPad, or Android device, HBOGO is an absolute must-have.
Tuesday Jun 21, 2011 45:00 PM ET
To promote the show, Ford, Expedition's sponsor, has put forth a unique challenge. On Thursday, June 23, New York's Times Square Military Island will be transformed into a makeshift desert, complete with sand dunes, and offer passersby various physical activities promoting team competition. If you're up for it, you can experience a scaled down version of the challenges given to Expedition's competitors in this Expedition Impossible interactive event.
Monday Jun 20, 2011 15:00 PM ET
Little Britain creators, Matt Lucas and David Walliams, have taken it upon themselves to further blur the line between comic reality and fantasy with Come Fly With Me, a hilarious, often scathing parody of the popular reality show Airport.
Saturday Jun 18, 2011 50:00 PM ET
On June 20, three BBC series, never before aired in the U.S., will premiere on and Hulu Plus. These shows are prime examples of bold, imaginative programming. No matter what genres interest you, one of these fine offerings is sure to strike your fancy and leave you wanting more.
Thursday Jun 16, 2011 50:00 PM ET
Who would have thought that eight years on, Seinfeld co-creator, Larry David, would still be the irksome jerk you love to hate on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm? David, in case you didn't know, plays a skewed version of himself in the totally bogus version of his life.
Wednesday Jun 15, 2011 35:00 PM ET
To attract viewers tired of the political ballyhoo which seems to be everywhere, ABC's Nightline will be launching their "Nightline Prime" summer series, which will air for thirteen weeks beginning in June.
Tuesday Jun 14, 2011 00:00 AM ET
Do chocolate-covered scallops sound like just the thing for dinner? How about espuma of calf's brains and foie gros? Beer and truffle soup, maybe?
Sunday Jun 12, 2011 00:00 AM ET
If you are not already aware, The Killing, which is based on the Danish show with the same name, is a murder mystery with a difference. Unlike most crime procedurals, the show focuses on a single case for the entire season rather than one per week. It works.
Friday Jun 10, 2011 45:00 AM ET
Even more good news - the network pilots this season actually seem a cut above the norm. My hope is that this freshman crew is given ample time to build an audience and, perhaps, become shows that last for a multitude of seasons.
Tuesday Jun 7, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Katie Couric, the television journalist who hosted NBC's The Today Show for fifteen years before becoming the first solo female anchor for the CBS Evening News , recently left her anchor position and is now free of her obligations to both networks. An obvious question for someone who takes leave of such a high profile position is "what's next?"
Monday Jun 6, 2011 55:00 PM ET
You might not know Andrew Gold by name but you're sure to know at least a few of his songs, especially his classic TV themes: "Thank You For Being a Friend" from The Golden Girls and "The Final Frontier" from Mad About You (a song used in 1996 as the wake up call for the Mars Pathfinder space probe). You probably also know his top 40 hit, "Lonely Boy," and maybe even his top 100 hit, "Never Let Her Slip Away."
Monday Jun 6, 2011 30:00 PM ET
To further take advantage of the latest technology, two series-related Xbox and PlayStation games have been developed, offering enticement to those who want to do more than watch their favorite shows. Ever dream of being part of the onscreen action? Well, now you can.
Sunday Jun 5, 2011 55:00 PM ET
The series, created by Stacey A. Littlejohn and produced by Queen Latifah, takes place in Atlanta and concerns itself with Keisha (LisaRaye McCoy), Val (Stacey Dash), and April (Charity Shea). These three women, who pride themselves in being fiercely independent, use their wiles, charms, and brains to try to get what they want out of life. They don't always succeed.
Friday Jun 3, 2011 55:00 PM ET
Imagine you're in a park surrounded by strangers milling around, going about their business. Suddenly, the air is filled with rhythm, and these strangers have become connected: dancers in a strange, choreographed scene from a movie you didn't realize you were part of. You stand back and watch, mouth agape, until the music fades and the crowd drifts away. You've just witnessed a flash mob.
Friday Jun 3, 2011 55:00 AM ET
Then there is the case of the actor portraying that beloved character committing the most grievous of transgressions -- leaving the show.

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