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[10/09/06 - 08:43 PM]
Jonbenet: Who Killed the Pageant Queen? Premiering on We TV on Tuesday, Oct 24 at 10pm ET / 9pm Ct / 7pm Pt
The announcement comes on the heels of a record year so far for WE, with HH ratings growth of +16% from 2005 (0.25 HH RTG) to 2006 (0.29 HH RTG).

[10/09/06 - 06:33 PM]
'Battlestar' Season 3 Premiere Leads Sci Fi to Triple-Digit Ratings Gains
2.2 million viewers tune into the show's two-hour third season premiere, up 2% from its season 2.5 average.

[10/09/06 - 06:18 PM]
TNT Goes Out on a Limb with Sponsorship of the Moth, 10-City National Storytelling Tour and Storytelling Competition Via Myspace
The cable channel hypes its second year of sponsoring the urban storytelling outfit "The Moth."

[10/09/06 - 06:17 PM]
Spike TV Launches New Comedic Action Series 'Wild World of Spike'
New series, due in January 2007, features such unheralded sports as mop-jousting and blind-folded kickboxing.

[10/09/06 - 06:15 PM]
The CW's "Smackdown" Wins Friday Night in Target Demo of Men 18-34
The CW spins the numbers for Friday, October 6.

[10/09/06 - 06:15 PM]
Tune in to Comedy Central(R) and Do the Wright Thing! the World Premiere of "Steven Wright: When the Leaves Blow Away" Debuts Saturday, October 21 at 9:00 P.M.
Encore presentations air Saturday, October 21 at 11:00/10:00c and Monday, October 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/09/06 - 03:05 PM]
'NBC Sunday Night Football' Pacing 9% Ahead of 2005 Mnf
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 8.

[10/09/06 - 03:04 PM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, October 8, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 8.

[10/09/06 - 03:02 PM]
Women Rock the "2006 American Music Awards," Airing Live Tuesday, November 21 on ABC
Dixie Chicks, Pussycat Dolls and Nelly Furtado are the latest additions.

[10/09/06 - 03:01 PM]
CBS Wins Friday in Adults 18-49 for the First Time This Season
CBS spins the numbers for Friday, October 6.

[10/09/06 - 09:59 AM]
CBS and Youtube Strike Strategic Content and Advertising Partnership
YouTube's new CBS Brand Channel will include daily contributions from both CBS Entertainment and Showtime.

[10/09/06 - 09:58 AM]
Spike TV Announces Scream Awards 2006 Winners!!!
The inaugural edition of the awards show broadcasts Tuesday, October 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/09/06 - 12:21 AM]
Interview: "Heroes" Star Greg Grunberg

[10/09/06 - 12:00 AM]
From the Creators of "South Park," "That's My Bush! the Definitive Collection" DVD Hits Stores on Tuesday, October 24
Two disc set includes audio commentary from creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and all of the cast members.

[10/09/06 - 12:00 AM]
Cartman Exposes the Truth Behind 9/11 in an All-New Episode of "South Park" on Wednesday, October 11 at 10:00 P.M. on Comedy Central(R)
Said installment is entitled "Mystery of the Urinal Deuce."

[10/09/06 - 12:00 AM]
Stephen Colbert to Announce the "Star Wars Green Screen Challenge" "Winning" Video on the Emmy-Nominated "The Colbert Report" Wednesday, October 11 at 11:30 P.M. ET/PT
Find out who best utilized Colbert's lightsaber skills using green screen technology.

[10/09/06 - 12:00 AM]
Justice Prevails! Comedy Central's(R) "Reno 911!" Renewed for Fifth Season
The 13-episode pick-up is on top of the seven episodes yet to air this season.

[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."







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