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[10/17/06 - 07:05 PM]
CBS Extends 'Close to Home', FOX Asks for 'Death,' 'Hour' Scripts
FOX has asked for additional scripts from all five its freshman series this fall.

[10/17/06 - 06:52 PM]
ESPN's Audience Up 17% Since Mnf Started
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 16.

[10/17/06 - 06:49 PM]
No Tricks, But Lots of Treats! Comedy Central(R) to Give Away a Scary Amount of Prizes During "Hall-O-Win Weekend" Saturday, October 28 and Sunday, October 29
Grand prize winner to receive a home entertainment system, 48 others to take home "Marvel: Ultimate Alliance" game packs.

[10/17/06 - 06:48 PM]
Anarchy in the Uk Spreads to Comedy Central with the Network Television Premiere of "Shaun of the Dead" Saturday, October 28 at 9:00 P.M.
The cable channel also adds "Napoleon Dynamite" to its rotation.

[10/17/06 - 06:47 PM]
October Road Series Pick-Up Announced
ABC orders six episodes of the series, which stars Bryan Greenberg, Laura Prepon and Tom Berenger, for midseason.

[10/17/06 - 03:36 PM]
Since Launch, the CW Improves Over WB in Target Demos of Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34
The CW spins the numbers for the week of October 9-15.

[10/17/06 - 03:34 PM]
Fan Favorite Jane Leeves Returns to NBC for 'Twenty Good Years'
The Emmy-nominated "Frasier" alum will guest on this week's episode.

[10/17/06 - 03:32 PM]
Hot Numbers for 'Heroes' and '1 Vs 100' Spark Another Week of Year-To-Year Gains for Nbc
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 9-15.

[10/17/06 - 03:29 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, October 16, 2006 - Final Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 16.

[10/17/06 - 03:27 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 9, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 9-15.

[10/17/06 - 03:23 PM]
CBS Number One for the Week in All Key Measures
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 9-15.

[10/17/06 - 12:09 PM]
Move to Monday Boosts the CW Comedy Block
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, October 16.

[10/17/06 - 11:54 AM]
NBC Bumps 'Las Vegas' Season Premiere for More 'Deal'
The Peacock will stick with "Deal or No Deal" and "1 vs. 100" on October 20, bumping the "Vegas" season opener to October 27.

[10/17/06 - 10:56 AM]
60 Minutes Delivers Its Biggest Audience Since January
Sunday's broadcast featured Ed Bradley's investigation of the Duke University lacrosse rape case that included the first interviews with the defendants.

[10/17/06 - 10:55 AM]
CBS Wins Monday in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 16.

[10/17/06 - 10:54 AM]
Flavor Flav Finds Love and VH1 Shatters Ratings Records
A whopping 7.5 million viewers tuned into the show's second season finale.

[10/17/06 - 09:50 AM]
Hallmark Channel Greenlights New Rhi Entertainment Productions
Distributor to produce 12 original television movies and three miniseries for a 2007 delivery on the cable channel.

[10/17/06 - 09:49 AM]
Pow! Entertainment Inks Deal with NBC Universal Sci Fi for an Expanded Second Season of Who Wants to Be a Superhero?
New season, due next year, will expand from six episodes to 10.

[10/17/06 - 09:46 AM]
FOX Reality Presents the First Annual "The Reality Remix Really Awards" Celebrating the Best of Reality TV First-Ever Reality Show Awards Hosted by Reality Remix's Kennedy
Flavor Flav, Wayne Brady, Little Richard, Janice Dickinson, Kristy Swanson and Omarosa are among those set to appear during the show's broadcast on Saturday, October 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/17/06 - 09:24 AM]
The Amazing Race 10 and "Survivor: Cook Islands" Finales to Be Broadcast on Back-To-Back Sundays
"The Amazing Race 10" to wrap on Sunday, December 10 while "Survivor: Cook Islands" will close on Sunday, December 17.

[10/17/06 - 09:22 AM]
The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Returns to the CBS Television Network, Tuesday, DeC. 5
Gisele Bundchen, Adriana Lima, Karolina Kurkova, Alessandra Ambrosio, Selita Ebanks and Izabel Goulart are among the models participating with Justin Timberlake also set to perform.

[10/16/06 - 10:25 PM]
Hallmark Channel Gets Personal with Viewers in New "Tell Us Your Story" Programming Initiative Which Turns Their Individual Stories Into Animated Shorts
Viewers are invited to share "memorable stories of romance, family, Humor, heartfelt moments or holiday celebrations" with a chance to have their stories made into animated shorts to appear on air and online.

[10/16/06 - 08:46 PM]
Hip Hop Luminaries Shined and Rhymed at the Third Annual 'VH1 Hip Hop Honors'
This year, "VH1 Hip Hop Honors" paid tribute to Ice Cube, Wu-Tang Clan, Afrika Bambaataa, Russell Simmons, MC Lyte, Rakim, Beastie Boys and Eazy E.

[10/16/06 - 03:58 PM]
Brothers & Sisters Picked Up for a Full Season
Newcomer joins NBC's "Heroes," CBS's "Jericho" and fellow ABC series "Ugly Betty" as the fourth full season pick-up this season.

[10/16/06 - 03:21 PM]
Interview: "How I Met Your Mother" Executive Producer Greg Malins

[10/16/06 - 01:42 PM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, October 15, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 15.

[10/16/06 - 12:47 PM]
Akeelah & the Bee Named Outstanding Motion Picture of the Year at Film Life's 2006 Black Movie Awards - a Celebration of Black Cinema: Past, Present & Future
See the complete list of winners from last night's ceremony, which airs on Wednesday, October 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/16/06 - 12:45 PM]
Toonami Turns Up the Heat with Hellboy: Sword of Storms
The animated movie, featuring the voices of several actors from the 2004 Guillermo del Toro-directed live-action movie, premieres on Saturday, October 28 at 9:30/8:30c.

[10/16/06 - 12:44 PM]
Cartoon Network and Lucasarts' Thrillville Are Riding High for Class of 3000
The new animated series, from André "3000" Benjamin (OutKast) and Tom Lynch (Romeo!), debuts on Friday, November 3 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/16/06 - 10:41 AM]
More Star Power Added to "The 40th Annual Cma Awards"
Faith Hill, Sheryl Crow, Vince Gill, Brooks & Dunn, John Rich and Gretchen Wilson are among the latest additions.

[10/16/06 - 10:39 AM]
In Her First Network TV Role, "Ugly Betty" Executive Producer Salma Hayek to Appear in Multiple-Episode Arc of TV's Newest Hit Comedy in November
She'll play Sofia Reyes, "a newcomer to the Mode scene who will leave a lasting impression on Daniel Meade (Eric Mabius) and Betty Suarez (America Ferrera)."

[10/16/06 - 10:37 AM]
Spike TV's 'Mxc' Is Back for Season Five with the Most Shocking Matchups to Date!
The new season begins Friday, November 10 at 12AM (ET/PT).

[10/16/06 - 10:11 AM]
Yahoo! News and CBS Television Stations Form Exclusive Partnership to Deliver Local News Video
The exclusive syndication agreement will make video from 16 of CBS's owned stations available on Yahoo! News.

[10/16/06 - 10:10 AM]
Bravo Launches "Top Recipe: The Wong Way to Cook" on BravotV.com, the First Ever Originally Produced Weekly Cooking Webisode Series
New webisode series, hosted by Lee Anne Wong, will showcase the winning recipe each week.

[10/16/06 - 10:08 AM]
Bravo Launches First Ever Interactive News Ticker Experience with "Project Runway Sound Auf"
Viewers can participate during a "Runaway" marathon on Tuesday, October 17.

[10/16/06 - 10:07 AM]
Kevin Federline Gets Slammed by Wwe Champion John Cena Last Night in La
Footage to air during tonight's "WWE Raw" broadcast at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/16/06 - 10:06 AM]
'1 Vs 100' Debuts with NBC's Highest Slot Result Since December 2002 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 13.

[10/16/06 - 12:00 AM]
Carve Out Your Own Horror Story with "The Simpsons" "Treehouse of Horror Xvii: Slice-Dice-And-Win" Contest
Contest has fans taking a stab at cutting their own "Treehouse Of Horror XVII" promo spot using a unique web-based editing tool found on the official site.

[10/13/06 - 07:05 PM]
Development Update: October 9-13 (Weekly Round-Up)
Over 30 updates on projects in development and tidbits about shows currently on the air!

[10/13/06 - 04:02 PM]
Ugly Betty Picked Up for a Full Season
Newcomer is the third to reach a full season, joining NBC's "Heroes" and CBS's "Jericho."

[10/13/06 - 01:05 PM]
The CW's "Smallville" and "Supernatural" Post Week-To-Week Gains Against Tough Thursday Competition
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, October 12.

[10/13/06 - 01:04 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, October 12, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 12.

[10/13/06 - 10:32 AM]
CBS Wins Thursday in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 12.

[10/13/06 - 12:00 AM]
CNBC to Air Deal Or No Deal on Saturdays Beginning Tomorrow, October 14 at 8pm, 11pm and 3am Et
The Peacock's sister network adds the game show to its Saturday night schedule.

[10/12/06 - 08:45 PM]
Mayor Bloomberg, VH1 Save the Music Foundation and Time Warner Cable Announce Million Dollar Donation Worth of New Musical Instruments to New York City Public Schools
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, VH1 General Manager Tom Calderone, and Howard Szarfarc, President, Time Warner Cable, today announced the donation of $1 million worth of new musical instruments to the New York City public school system from the VH1 Save The Music Foundation.

[10/12/06 - 05:32 PM]
The Hogan Family Is Back for a New Season in a New City, a New House and a New Time-Slot
VH1 details the third season of "Hogan Knows Best."

[10/12/06 - 05:31 PM]
CNBC to Begin Airing 1 Vs 100 on Thursday October, 19 at 8pm and 11pm Et
The NBC sibling will encore the series for five consecutive Thursdays at 8:00/7:00c and 11:00/10:00c starting on October 19.

[10/12/06 - 03:11 PM]
CBS Gives "Jericho" a Full-Season Order
Freshman drama becomes the second newcomer to earn a full-season order.

[10/12/06 - 03:10 PM]
CBS's New Tuesday Brain Child
Newcomer will air in "Smith's" old home of Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c starting November 14.

[10/12/06 - 12:05 PM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, October 11, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 11.







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[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
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[10/30/14 - 12:53 PM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
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NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 20-24.

[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
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[10/30/14 - 11:01 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Surprises Iyanla Vanzant with Epic Home Makeover in OWN Special to Air Saturday, November 29
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[10/30/14 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Sweeps Into November - All-New Episodes of Fan-Favorite Dramas, Comedies, Events and Unscripted Series
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[10/30/14 - 10:44 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 10:37 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 10:00 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 09:52 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 09:40 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 09:16 AM]
NBC Posts Record-Setting Soccer Weekend with Most-Watched Premier League & MLS Matches
NBC spins the numbers for the weekend of October 25-26.