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[10/10/06 - 04:39 PM]
ESPN's NFL Coverage Up 34% VS. 2005
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 9.

[10/10/06 - 04:35 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, October 9, 2006 - Final Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 9.

[10/10/06 - 12:22 PM]
ESPN Announces Award-Winning Editor and Additional Cast for "The Bronx Is Burning" July 2007 Miniseries Produced by Tollin/Robbins
Michael Rispoli, Dan Lauria, Joe Grifasi, Nestor Serrano, Erik Jensen, Stephen Lang, Loren Dean and Casey Siemaszko join the previously cast John Turturro, Oliver Platt and Daniel Sunjata.

[10/10/06 - 12:19 PM]
'Heroes' Is the #1 New Show of the Week and Season in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 2-8.

[10/10/06 - 12:16 PM]
CBS Starts the Season 3 for 3 in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 2-8.

[10/10/06 - 12:13 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 2, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 2-8.

[10/10/06 - 11:14 AM]
Emmy-Award Nominated Dan Hedaya to Guest-Star in a Special Holiday Episode of the USA Network Hit Series "Monk"
The show's second annual holiday-themed episode will premiere Friday, November 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/10/06 - 11:12 AM]
NBC.com - #1 Broadcast Network Website
NBC.com is the top-ranked broadcast network website in terms of share of total internet visits for the week of September 30.

[10/10/06 - 10:09 AM]
T Stands for TV Land as MR. T's New Original Series, I Pity the Fool, Premieres on the Network on October 11
Network releases details on all six episodes of the series: MO-T-VATION, UNI-T, LEADERSHIP, TRUST, RESPECT and COMMUNICATION.

[10/10/06 - 10:08 AM]
Oprah Winfrey, Kimberly Elise, Angela Bassett and Ruby Dee Tapped to Present Honors at Film Life's 2006 Black Movie Awards - a Celebration of Black Cinema: Past, Present & Future, Premiering Wednesday, OcT. 18, on Tnt
Tyler Perry hosting the broadcast, which is executive Produced by Suzanne de Passe and Jeff Friday.

[10/10/06 - 10:06 AM]
CBS Wins Monday in Viewers and Key Demographics for the Second Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 9.

[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.







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[09/17/14 - 09:32 AM]
CBS Announces New Live +7-Day (L7) Rating Reporting System for the Upcoming Television Season
"L7 and C7 are the metrics that more accurately account for how viewers watch our shows and how we get paid for our programming - both in advertising and content licensing," said Leslie Moonves.

[09/17/14 - 09:31 AM]
E! Celebrates Joan Rivers with a Full Day of Programming Honoring the Comedy Legend When "Joan Day" Airs Friday, September 19th
Plus: "Fashion Police: Celebrating Joan," a 90-minute special, airs that same night at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/17/14 - 09:25 AM]
"The Ultimate Fighter" Premiere Attracts 2.54 Million Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 10.

[09/17/14 - 09:25 AM]
"Black Dynamite" Explodes Back onto Adult Swim - Season Two Premieres Saturday, October 18th at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT)
Based on 2009's critically-acclaimed feature film, the "Black Dynamite" animated series further chronicles the exploits of the central character, Black Dynamite, and his crew.

[09/17/14 - 09:01 AM]
Bill Hader Returns to "Saturday Night Live" as Host on Oct. 11 with Musical Guest Hozier
Hader earned two Emmy nominations while on "SNL" and received critical acclaim for his notable impressions and characters, including the 'Stefon' as well as dozens of others.

[09/17/14 - 09:00 AM]
"The Game" Begins November 5 at 10:00PM as Part of BBC America's "Dramaville"
When an MI5 agent is contacted by a defecting KGB officer about the plan to destroy the British establishment, MI5 leader, Daddy (Brian Cox), assembles a secret committee to investigate the threat in a frantic race against time.

[09/17/14 - 08:38 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Grows by 32% Week to Week in Adult 18-49 Rating and 16% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 16.

[09/17/14 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Spot with "America's Got Talent"
Plus: FOX's "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" return down more than 30% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[09/17/14 - 08:17 AM]
New Season of Animal Planet's "Monsters Inside Me" Premieres October 9
Dan Riskin provides scientific perspective throughout this 10-part series that vividly recounts the stories of people tormented by sinister creatures that have invaded their bodies.

[09/17/14 - 08:14 AM]
"The Men in Blazers Show" Makes TV Debut on NBCSN Monday, September 22 at 10 P.M. ET
"We are aiming to make the least technically ambitious show in the history of television," Michael Davies said. "One camera. One guest. Two bald blokes. We may or may not have clips."

[09/17/14 - 08:12 AM]
"The Boss of the Moss" Is Back on National Geographic Channel with New Season of "The Legend of Mick Dodge"
New episodes return Tuesday, September 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[09/17/14 - 08:11 AM]
One of America's "Hottest" Entertainment Brands, TMZ, Comes to Reelz
"TMZ Hollywood Sports" will anchor the network's weekday primetime line up beginning Monday, September 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/17/14 - 08:10 AM]
"Mass Extinction: Life at the Brink" Premieres Sunday, November 30 at 8PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel
Jeffrey Wright narrates the one-hour special, produced by Tangled Bank Studios, the film and television unit of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

[09/17/14 - 07:31 AM]
CBS Aligns with Georgetown Cupcake to Promote the Network's New Drama Series "Madam Secretary"
This Saturday, locations in Georgetown, SoHo, Los Angeles and Boston will give away free red velvet cupcakes with a special fondant topper adorned with the CBS series' logo.

[09/17/14 - 07:30 AM]
"Untold with Maria Menounos" Airs Thursday, September 18 at 8:00PM ET/PT Only on E!
This time Menounos goes behind the shocking headlines of celebrity deaths like Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Cory Monteith to reveal what is becoming a much-publicized epidemic: "Hollywood & Heroin."