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[10/31/06 - 08:58 PM]
Bernie Kosar, the ReV. Al Sharpton and Daryl Hannah Join "America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back" on Amw Special Editions This November on FOX
Bernie Kosar, the Rev. Al Sharpton and Daryl Hannah team with the series to help bring justice to crime victims and their families.

[10/31/06 - 08:41 PM]
Hallmark Channel Cements Top 10 Status by Scoring Higest-Ever-Rated October
The cable chanel saw its highest-ever October delivery of homes (825,000), adults 18-49 (213,000), women 25-54 (183,000) and women 18-49 (135,000) in primetime.

[10/31/06 - 06:21 PM]
NBC Stakes 'Kidnapped'
It's official: repeats of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" will take over the show's Saturday, 9:00/8:00c slot effective immediately.

[10/31/06 - 05:22 PM]
ESPN's NFL Coverage Up 47% VS. 2005
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 30.

[10/31/06 - 05:20 PM]
ABC Sweeps Into November with the Premieres of New Drama "Day Break," Starring Taye Diggs, New Comedy "Big Day" and New Variety Series "Show Me the Money," Hosted by William Shatner, as Well as the Finales of "Lost," "Dancing with the Stars" and "The Bachelor: Rome," and Jam-Packed Original Episodes of Some of Television's Biggest Hits
The network details its November sweeps highlights. (SPOILERS!)

[10/31/06 - 05:16 PM]
Sci Fi Channel's Year-To-Year Growth Continues with Best October Ever in Key Demos, Hh Delivery and Total Viewers
The network hypes the viewership growth of both "Ghost Hunters" and "Battlestar Galactica."

[10/31/06 - 05:14 PM]
USA #1 for October
USA touts its "WWE Raw" performance as well as its off-network run of "House."

[10/31/06 - 05:13 PM]
Through Six Weeks, the CW Continues to Improve Over Over UPN and WB in Target Adults 18-34
The CW spins the numbers for the week of October 23-29.

[10/31/06 - 01:23 PM]
'Heroes,' the #1 New Show of the Week and the Season, Soars to New Ratings Highs
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 23-29.

[10/31/06 - 01:20 PM]
And the Streak Goes ON...
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 23-29.

[10/31/06 - 01:18 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 23, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 23-29.

[10/31/06 - 01:15 PM]
Gaye Hirsch Joins the CW as Vice President, Current Programming
Hirsch had been a Senior Executive at Cruise/Wagner Productions since 2000.

[10/31/06 - 01:14 PM]
Joanna Klein Named Vice President, Drama Development, the CW
Klein previously served as Vice President of Development and Current Programming at Regency Television.

[10/31/06 - 11:26 AM]
The CW Comedies Score Largest Audience of Season
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, October 30.

[10/31/06 - 11:07 AM]
Multi-Platinum Recording Artist and Songwriter Gwen Stefani Presents the Debut Performance of Her New Single, "Wind It Up," on the "2006 American Music Awards," Airing Live November 21 on Abc
Stefani joins previously announced performers Beyoncé, Carrie Underwood, Dixie Chicks, Josh Groban, Mary J. Blige, Nelly Furtado, Pussycat Dolls, Rascal Flatts, Snow Patrol and Tenacious D.

[10/31/06 - 11:06 AM]
Jason Aldean, the Wreckers, Plus Vince Gill with Sheryl Crow, Jenny Gill and Amy Grant to Perform at Cma Awards
Gary Allan, Billy Currington, Montgomery Gentry, Lee Ann Womack and Trisha Yearwood also added as presenters.

[10/31/06 - 11:05 AM]
Production Begins in Atlanta on New ABC Series, "October Road"
The new series centers on "a young, acclaimed novelist at a crossroads in life who returns to his hometown to teach at the local university and face the family and friends he left behind."

[10/31/06 - 11:04 AM]
The ABC Television Network Adds Two New Affiliates
The network adds stations in Lima, Ohio, and Bend, Oregon to its coverage.

[10/31/06 - 11:03 AM]
TBS Gets Ready to Puppet Up! with Comedy Festival Special Featuring the Jim Henson Company's Puppet Improv Comedy Troupe
The one-hour special, taped before a live audience at The Comedy Festival in Las Vegas, airs Monday, November 20 at 11:00/10:00c.

[10/31/06 - 09:36 AM]
TV Viewers Test Their "Csi: Q"
A new interactive text-messaging game will gave "CSI: NY" viewers a chance to win $10,000.

[10/31/06 - 09:34 AM]
CBS's Hit Series Take Center Stage in November
The network details its November sweeps highlights. (SPOILERS!)

[10/31/06 - 09:31 AM]
Cast of NBC's "Heroes" Hosts Online Charity Art Auction on November 6-27 to Benefit Greg Grunberg's Pediatric Epilepsy Project
The auction includes autographed character illustrations by each cast member, as well as a limited edition "Heroes" promotional item, autographed by artist Tim Sale.

[10/30/06 - 11:30 PM]
Hallmark Channel Launches Two National Marketing Campaigns to Support Major Annual Holiday Presence
The network's original holiday movie slate includes "The Christmas Card," starring Ed Asner, "What I Did for Love," starring Jeremy London and Sally Struthers, and "Love's Abiding Joy," starring Logan Bartholomew and Dorie Barton.

[10/30/06 - 08:57 PM]
Danny Devito and Matthew Broderick Hang the Mistletoe in "Reel Comedy: Deck the Halls" Premiering Monday, November 13 at 8:30 P.M. on Comedy Central(R)
"Reel Comedy: Deck the Halls" is hosted by comedian Jay Johnston, who celebrates Christmas early when he visits the winter-wonderland set of "Deck the Halls."

[10/30/06 - 08:56 PM]
Magic and Comedy Collide in Comedy Central's(R) Latest One-Hour Stand-Up Special "The Amazing Johnathan: Wrong on Every Level" Debuting Saturday, November 18 at 10:00 P.M.
Over the past 25 years, The Amazing Johnathan has made appearances on numerous TV shows including "Premium Blend," "Comic Strip Live" and "The Late Show with David Letterman."

[10/30/06 - 08:55 PM]
High-Energy Comedy Hits Comedy Central(R) in the World Premiere of "Pablo Francisco: Ouch!" on Saturday, November 11 at 10:00 P.M.
From San Jose, California, Francisco takes the stage with his vivacious, one-man-show comedic style, combining uncanny impressions with real-life observations.

[10/30/06 - 08:54 PM]
A Dolittle Goes Dude Ranch in the ABC Family Premiere Event "DR. Dolittle 3" Film Makes Its Broadcast Premiere Sunday, November 12
In the third film of the Dr. Dolittle franchise, Kyla Pratt stars as Maya, the youngest Dolittle daughter to possess her family's incredible ability to speak to animals.

[10/30/06 - 08:53 PM]
Weird Newscasters, Superheros and the World's Sexiest Hillbilly Abound on ABC Family in Five All New Episodes of 'Whose Line Is It Anyway'
ABC Family will open the vault and air five original never-before-seen episodes of the series during the week of November 6.

[10/30/06 - 08:52 PM]
Grab the Girls and Spend a Fun Filled Weekend Indulging in the Guilty Pleasure of Eight Fabulous Chick Flick Favorites
Said movies lead into the basic cable premiere of "A Cinderella Story," starring Hilary Duff and Chad Michael Murray, on Sunday, November 5 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/30/06 - 06:34 PM]
Actress Tori Spelling Moves from Icon to Innkeeper in Oxygen's New Reality Series
Tori Spelling and her actor husband Dean McDermott will make the move from performers to proprietors, by opening their own bed & breakfast in a new Oxygen reality series.

[10/30/06 - 04:55 PM]
Interview: "My Name Is Earl" Creator Greg Garcia

[10/30/06 - 04:12 PM]
Ron Perlman and Kelly Hu Join Cast of Afro Samurai(R)
The long-in-the-works animated series will finally premiere on Thursday, January 4.

[10/30/06 - 04:11 PM]
VH1 Brings Rappers, Rockers and Boy Banders Together with All New Music Programming Slate
The cable channel details six upcoming new series projects for next year.

[10/30/06 - 04:09 PM]
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution Has Renewed "The Martha Stewart Show" for Third Season with Top Local Broadcasters
The distributor clears the series for the 2007-08 season on the NBC O&O stations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco and other major markets.

[10/30/06 - 04:07 PM]
Give Thanks for Sleuth This November!
Highlights include an eight-hour "Miami Vice" marathon on Thanksgiving Day.

[10/30/06 - 04:05 PM]
Viewers Get Their High-Def Feast on Universal Hd in November
The NBC sibling details its November programming highlights.

[10/30/06 - 12:21 PM]
NBC Sunday Night Football Cowboys-Panthers Up 22% from 2005
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 29.

[10/30/06 - 12:20 PM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, October 29, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 29.

[10/30/06 - 12:19 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group's ABC.com Presents "The Countdown to Country Music's Biggest Night," Exclusive Coverage Leading Up to "The 40th Annual Cma Awards"
Coverage will be available online at ABC.com, CMAAwards.com and other online and mobile platforms.

[10/30/06 - 12:16 PM]
ABC & Disney Stars Shine at the Cma Awards
Eva Longoria, James Denton, Cameron Mathison, Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Disney's Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus were announced today as presenters on "The 40th Annual CMA Awards."

[10/30/06 - 10:10 AM]
Christina Aguilera, Sting, Bette Midler, and Lionel Richie Perform on NBC's 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center,' November 29 (8-9 P.M. ET/PT)
Also set to appear: Sarah McLachlan, Enya, John Legend, Martina McBride, and Taylor Hicks.

[10/30/06 - 10:09 AM]
Sci Fi's 'Ghost Hunters' Score Big Ratings Leading Into 'Ghost Hunters Live!'
1.8 million viewers watched its most-recent episode, its best numbers for a non-premiere or non-finale.

[10/28/06 - 03:43 PM]
Development Update: October 23-27 (Weekly Round-Up)
Over 30 updates on projects in development and tidbits about shows currently on the air!

[10/28/06 - 11:46 AM]
Script Orders Keep Five More Newcomers Alive
Plus: "ER" to produce 25 episodes this season, ABC cuts midseason drama "Traveler" to eight episodes.

[10/28/06 - 11:42 AM]
ABC Gives 'Money' Special Post-'Dancing' Preview
Game show will now premiere Tuesday, November 14 at 9:30/8:30c following the penultimate episode of "Dancing With the Stars."

[10/28/06 - 11:41 AM]
Sci Fi, TNT Set December Premieres, Finales
Premiere dates set for "The Lost Room," "Librarian 2," "A Perfect Day" while finales are booked for "The Closer," "Battlestar Galactica" and "Doctor Who."

[10/27/06 - 08:03 PM]
Frances Fisher and Ivan Sergei Set to Co-Star in the USA Network Television Pilot "To Love and Die in L.A."
The pair join the previously cast Shiri Appleby and Tim Matheson in pilot, about a young woman who reunites with her contract killer father.

[10/27/06 - 12:33 PM]
The CW Posts Week-To-Week Gains Against Thursday Competition, Including World Series
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, October 26.

[10/27/06 - 12:30 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, October 26, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 26.

[10/27/06 - 12:28 PM]
The Cast of "Ugly Betty" Gives Bill Belichick a Fabulous Mode Makeover, Transforming Him Into Tom Brady
America Ferrera, Eric Mabius and Becki Newton will all appear on the "Monday Night Football" pre-game show.







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[07/30/15 - 03:22 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 03:21 PM]
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In addition, HBO2 will present a marathon of the entire ten-episode first season on Saturday, Oct. 10, starting at noon (ET/PT).

[07/30/15 - 03:20 PM]
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Directed by Chris Rock and taped May 29 before a live audience at New York's iconic Apollo Theater, the one-hour special features Schumer talking about her life.

[07/30/15 - 03:19 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 03:18 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 03:03 PM]
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In it, the cast and creators give an inside look at what's coming up, the dynamics of the upcoming season, and introduce you to the compelling new characters viewers will meet.

[07/30/15 - 03:02 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 03:01 PM]
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Following the sit down conversation will be a special network showing of Mann's classic Manhunter at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/30/15 - 02:10 PM]
WNBA All-Star Game Delivers Strong Viewership over 2014
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, July 25.

[07/30/15 - 02:08 PM]
Blair Underwood Returns to "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."
He'll return as Agent May's ex-husband Andrew Garner.

[07/30/15 - 02:00 PM]
HBO Confirms Documentary Lineup for the Second Half of 2015
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[07/30/15 - 01:56 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 01:06 PM]
HBO and Russell Simmons Enter Into Overall Production and Development Deal
Simmons has five active projects with the world's leading premium television service, three of which are being developed through his media company, All Def Digital (ADD).

[07/30/15 - 12:37 PM]
TV One Posts Strongest July in Network History Reporting 10th Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Gains in Primetime
TV One spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/30/15 - 12:26 PM]
UP Acquires Full Seven-Season Run of Award-Winning, Fan-Favorite Series "Gilmore Girls" Family Network to Begin Airing Episodes in the Fall
UP acquired "Gilmore Girls" from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution and will begin airing the 153 one-hour episodes of the series in the fall.