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[10/06/06 - 03:38 PM]
From the Creator of "Jackass" Meet MTV's Modern-Day Odd Couple --"Rob & Big" Premiering Thursday, November 2nd at 10:30 PM (ET/PT)
MTV will offer the pilot for free on iTunes starting October 31st - two days before it airs.

[10/06/06 - 03:36 PM]
MTV's Hit Series "Made" Returns to the 'Ten Spot' with Brand New Episodes on Monday, October 9th at 10:00 PM (ET/PT)
Also look for a "Made" marathon on Saturday, October 7th from 4:00PM-9:00PM and Monday, October 9th from 1:30PM-5:30PM.

[10/06/06 - 03:34 PM]
It's Every Man and Woman for Themselves as MTV's "The Real World/Road Rules Challenge: The Duel" Moves to a Brand New Night Thursday, October 12th at 10:00pm (ET/PT)
The new season moves to Thursdays at 10:00/9:00c starting October 12.

[10/06/06 - 03:33 PM]
MTV Greenlights Sketch Comedy Series "Human Giant"
Group consists of comedians Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer.

[10/06/06 - 02:25 PM]
USA Network Greenlights Two Cast-Contingent Pilots: "To Love and Die in L.A." Starring Shiri Appleby and "Burn Notice" Starring Jeffrey Donovan
Appleby, who currently recurs on "Six Degrees," and Donovan, who previously toplined "Touching Evil," land lead roles in two new USA pilots.

[10/06/06 - 01:07 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, October 5, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 5.

[10/06/06 - 01:05 PM]
William Shatner to Host New ABC Reality Game Show, "Show Me the Money"
New game show comes from the producers of NBC's "Deal or No Deal."

[10/06/06 - 01:04 PM]
Mgm to Handle U.S. Syndication Sales for New Line Television
Studio will take over selling Court TV's "Masterminds" to local stations across the country.

[10/06/06 - 11:54 AM]
CBS Programming Advisory
CBS confirms that is has pulled "Smith" from the schedule effective immediately.

[10/06/06 - 09:50 AM]
CBS Wins Thursday in Viewers for the Third Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 5.

[10/06/06 - 09:01 AM]
NBC Re-Schedules New Drama 'Kidnapped' to Saturdays, Moves New 'Dateline NBC' Edition to Wednesdays
Newcomer is banished to Saturdays at 9:00/8:00c starting October 21 while "Dateline NBC" takes over Wednesday, 10:00/9:00c hour.

[10/06/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: October 2-6 (Weekly Round-Up)
A weekly recap of everything in development for the past week.

[10/05/06 - 03:43 PM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, October 4, 2006 - Final Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 4.

[10/05/06 - 03:42 PM]
Revolutionary Interactive Marketing Endeavor Concludes, Making "The Lost Experience" One of the Most Unique Multi-Platform Campaigns in Television History
ABC touts the success of its global promotion initiative for the hit series.

[10/05/06 - 03:40 PM]
Big Day to Premiere Tuesday, November 28 on the ABC Television Network
Series to air Tuesdays at 9:00/8:00c starting November 28.

[10/05/06 - 03:39 PM]
VH1 Partners with Nyc Big Events for First Ever 'VH1 Hip Hop Honors Week' in Connection with VH1's 3rd Annual 'Hip Hop Honors' Show
The network is partnering with the City of New York's NYC Big Events to create the first-ever "VH1 Hip Hop Honors Week."

[10/05/06 - 03:37 PM]
Special Three Hour Monday Night Raw(R): Family Reunion Marks Season Premiere of Hit Series
A three-hour live special, "RAW Family Reunion," will air exclusively on USA Network, October 9 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/05/06 - 03:36 PM]
America's Next Top Model Builds Week-To-Week and Again Wins the Hour in Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 4.

[10/05/06 - 03:33 PM]
The CW Swaps Sunday and Monday Line-Ups
Here's the official notice from the CW itself.

[10/05/06 - 03:31 PM]
Monique Eliminated from "America's Next Top Model" on the CW
The CW details the latest "America's Next Top Model" elimination.

[10/05/06 - 03:20 PM]
NBC Rewards Hit Fall Drama 'Heroes' with Full-Season Order for 2006-07
"Heroes" becomes first fall newcomer to get full season order.

[10/05/06 - 12:53 PM]
FOX Announces Post-Baseball Lineup
FOX confirms long-rumored changes: "Vanished" to Fridays, "Justice" to Mondays and newcomer "The Rich List" set for Wednesdays.

[10/05/06 - 12:48 PM]
CBS Celebrates Halloween with a Caldron Full of Holiday-Themed Series Episodes
Five CBS series to feature Halloween-themed episodes.

[10/05/06 - 12:46 PM]
Wednesday Night Upset -- "Criminal Minds" and "Csi: Ny" Deliver More Viewers Than the Premieres of "Lost" and "The Nine" from 9:00-11:00 Pm
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 4.

[10/05/06 - 12:42 PM]
TNT and Innovative Brand Marketer Chase Develop First of Its Kind Partnership
Five-part micro-series "Change of Plans" to premiere during "Castaway" broadcast this Friday with finale viewable online.

[10/05/06 - 12:35 PM]
CBS Extends 'The Unit' While NBC Suspends 'Kidnapped'
The Eye gives full season of 22 episodes to "The Unit" just as NBC asks "Kidnapped's" producers to wrap its storyline after 13 episodes.

[10/05/06 - 12:19 PM]
The CW Swaps Sunday and Monday Line-Ups
The CW's flagship station in New York (WPIX-TV Channel 11) confirms the rumored schedule change.

[10/05/06 - 08:34 AM]
USA Network and Major League Gaming Bring Professional Videogaming to Fall Television
The seven-part series premieres on Saturday, November 11 at 10am ET/PT.

[10/05/06 - 08:33 AM]
Legendary Comedian Jerry Lewis Makes a Rare Dramatic Guest Star Appearance on NBC's 'Law and Order: Svu' Tuesday, October 10, (10 P.M. ET/PT)
The legendary comedian will play a homeless man who may have a clue to the brutal rape and murder of a mother and daughter.

[10/05/06 - 08:32 AM]
Just in Time for Halloween, Lara Flynn Boyle ('The Practice'), Colin Ferguson ('Eureka') and Mark-Paul Gosselaar ('Nypd Blue') Star in the Lifetime Original Movie, 'The House Next Door,' Based on the Best-Selling Book by Anne Rivers Siddons, Premiering Monday, October 30 (9pm ET/PT)
Movie is based on Anne Rivers Siddons' New York Times best-seller of the same name, praised by master horror writer, Stephen King, as the "new American Gothic."

[10/05/06 - 08:28 AM]
Academy Award Nominee Gena Rowlands ("The Notebook") Guest Stars as a Holocaust Survivor on "Numb3rs," Friday, OcT. 6 on the CBS Television Network
Previous Academy Award nominees/winners to appear on the show include Olympia Dukakis, JoBeth Williams, Bruce Davison, Robert Forster, and series regular Judd Hirsch.

[10/05/06 - 08:26 AM]
Demetri Martin's Intelligent, Sharp, Dry Humor Hits the Road "Comedy Central Live! Demetri Martin: These Are Jokes Tour" Presented by Windows Vista Begins Thursday, October 5 in San Diego
Comedian to tape one-hour stand-up special on November 18 to debut in January 2007.

[10/05/06 - 12:00 AM]
Grab the Mic and Bring Your A-Game! Rap School Is Now in Session!
The series will regularly air Fridays at 9:00/8:00c following its special Tuesday, October 17 premiere after the "VH1 Hip Hop Honors."

[10/05/06 - 12:00 AM]
Ecosse Films Begins Production on New Original Drama Series, Meadowlands, for Showtime and Channel 4
New series, a co-production with the U.K.'s Channel 4, will premiere next summer.

[10/04/06 - 04:17 PM]
'Eureka' Renewed for Second Season on Sci Fi
Production on a 13-episode second season to begin in Vancouver this spring for a summer 2007 return.

[10/04/06 - 04:14 PM]
MR. T Puts the 'T' in Mul-T-Platform as Digital Content for TV Land's Original Series I Pity the Fool Launches on Yahoo! TV and TVlanD.com
Series will debut exclusively on Yahoo! TV(http://tv.yahoo.com) on Thursday, October 5, a week before its on-air debut on TV Land.

[10/04/06 - 04:09 PM]
ABC Postpones 'Knights,' Expands 'Dancing'
Newcomer will instead roll out later this season as part of the network's post-"Dancing" lineup.

[10/04/06 - 02:29 PM]
Gilmore Girls Gains Viewers in Second Week
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 3.

[10/04/06 - 02:27 PM]
Vincent D'Onofrio, Kathryn Erbe, Jamey Sheridan and Courtney B. Vance Star in the Shockingly Suspenseful and Intriguing Television Drama
Season two of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" set to be released on DVD on December 12.

[10/04/06 - 02:25 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, October 3, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 3.

[10/04/06 - 12:37 PM]
ABC Entertainment's Hispanic Targeted Marketing for "Desperate Housewives" and "Ugly Betty" Drives Both Shows to a Ratings Success Among the Hispanic Audience
Both series' premieres ranked as the No. 1 show of the evening and time period among all Hispanic viewers watching English language television.

[10/04/06 - 11:43 AM]
Since Its Debut, the CW Posts Double-Digit Increases Over WB in Key Demos "Gilmore Girls" Ranks Third in Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34 Versus Tough Competition from "House" and "Dancing with the Stars"
The CW spins the numbers for the week of September 25-October 1.

[10/04/06 - 10:49 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Peeks Under the Hood with the Series Pick-Up of "American Body Shop"
New "Reno 911"-esque series to premiere next summer.

[10/04/06 - 10:30 AM]
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution Has Sold Hit Dramatic Series "House" in More Than 80% of U.S.
Repeats of the medical drama will air across the country on weekends beginning in the fall of 2008.

[10/04/06 - 10:26 AM]
Ncis and "The Unit" Deliver Season High Ratings in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 3.

[10/04/06 - 10:25 AM]
Quick Take for Monday, October 2, 2006 - Final Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 2.

[10/04/06 - 09:52 AM]
The O.C. Returns Thursday, November 2, on FOX
More details set about the new season, including that "Everwood's" Chris Pratt will appear in a multi-episode arc.

[10/04/06 - 09:50 AM]
24 Sets the Clock for Season Six
Two-night, four-hour event set for Sunday, January 14, and Monday, January 15.

[10/04/06 - 09:48 AM]
Heather Locklear and Johnathon Schaech to Star in 'Angels Fall,' Third of Four Nora Roberts Best-Selling Novels Adapted Into Lifetime Original Movies Airing in February 2007
Other Roberts adaptations include "Carolina Moon" starring Claire Forlani, Oliver Hudson and Jacqueline Bisset, and on "Montana Sky" starring John Corbett, Ashley Williams, Charlotte Ross and Diane Ladd.

[10/04/06 - 09:44 AM]
Warner BroS. International Television Makes New Format Deals with Russian Broadcasters for Productions of Suddenly Susan, Perfect Strangers, Step by Step and Full House
Russian broadcasters to produce local versions of "Suddenly Susan," "Perfect Strangers," "Step by Step" and "Full House."







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