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[11/10/06 - 05:30 PM]
Development Update: November 6-10 (Weekly Round-Up)
Over 35 updates on projects in development and tidbits about shows currently on the air!

[11/10/06 - 12:51 PM]
FOX Puts 'Justice' on the Bench
Repeats of "House" will take over the show's Monday, 9:00/8:00c slot effective immediately.

[11/10/06 - 11:38 AM]
Quick Take for Thursday, November 9, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 9.

[11/10/06 - 11:37 AM]
USA Network's "Nashville Star," Presented by Sonic, Teams Up with Warner Music Group to Find Country Music's Next Superstar
At the show's finale, Nashville's newest country superstar will be signed to Warner Bros. Nashville label.

[11/10/06 - 09:50 AM]
CBS's Very Merry Yuletide Programming
Among its plans: special holiday-themed episoes of "How I Met Your Mother" and "Two and a Half Men" on Monday, December 11.

[11/10/06 - 09:48 AM]
3 LbS. Sneak Peak Now Available on CBS's Innertube and Yahoo
The network also plans to have every episode of the series available for free on Innertube for four weeks following the initial broadcast.

[11/09/06 - 09:11 PM]
Anchal Eliminated from "America's Next Top Model" on the CW
The CW details the latest "America's Next Top Model" elimination.

[11/09/06 - 09:10 PM]
Talkbackthames to Produce Two New Stephen Poliakoff Films for Bbc/HBO Films
Britain's finest television, film and stage actors star alongside talented newcomers in two new films written and directed by the inimitable, award-winning auteur, Stephen Poliakoff.

[11/09/06 - 05:28 PM]
NBC Gives Full Season Order to Critically Acclaimed New Drama 'Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip' for 2006-07
After rumors of both life and death, the Peacock confirms the freshman drama has received a full season order.

[11/09/06 - 05:23 PM]
NBC Universal's New Comedy Broadband Channel 'Dotcomedy' Enters Laughing with Four Original Web Series, Multiple Shorts and Classic Comedies
New broadband channel will feature original content as well as clips from NBC's legendary late-night shows and sitcoms from the NBC Universal television library.

[11/09/06 - 05:21 PM]
Samuel L. Jackson Back to Host Spike TV's 2006 Video Game Awards the Year's Biggest Celebration for Gamers
The fourth annual award show premieres Wednesday, December 13 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[11/09/06 - 01:13 PM]
Production Begins on Sci Fi Channel's New Original Series 'The Dresden Files' Slated for January '07 Premiere
Terrence Mann also joins the cast of the series, which includes Paul Blackthorne, Valerie Cruz and Conrad Coats.

[11/09/06 - 11:55 AM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, November 8, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 8.

[11/09/06 - 11:37 AM]
Seven FriendS. Seven DreamS. One Relentless GoaL. Meet the Next Generation of Hollywood Players as MTV Introduces, "Twentyfourseven" Beginning December 6th at 10:30 PM ET/PT
Fans can download the premiere episode on iTunes for free that same night.

[11/09/06 - 11:09 AM]
America's Next Top Model Ranks Second in Adults 18-34, Women 18-34 and Women 18-49
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 8.

[11/09/06 - 10:21 AM]
Spike Taps Rhi Entertainment to Produce First Ever Slate of Movies
12 action-adventure themed films will debut on the cable channel starting in October 2007.

[11/09/06 - 10:20 AM]
The N Announces the Commencement of Production on a New Original Drama the Best Years (Working Title) Produced by Blueprint Entertainment in Association with Canwest Mediaworks
The Best Years follows orphaned and full-ride scholar, Samantha Best (Charity Shea) as she starts her freshman year at the prestigious Charles University in Massachusetts.

[11/09/06 - 09:52 AM]
Interview: "Help Me Help You" Co-Executive Producer Rodney Rothman

[11/09/06 - 09:48 AM]
CBS Will Stream Original Episodes of Warner BroS. Television's Drama Series "Smith" on CBS's Broadband Channel, Innertube, Starting Today
Additionally, the series will be available on On AOL, Amazon and iTunes while a written synopsis of how the show was to be resolved will be posted on CBS.com.

[11/09/06 - 09:46 AM]
Criminal Minds Beats the Highly Promoted Fall Finale of "Lost" in Viewers -- the Second Straight Week CBS's Sophomore Drama Has Topped the ABC Series
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 8.

[11/09/06 - 09:30 AM]
Emmy Award Nominees Jean Smart and Gregory Itzin Return for Another Day on "24"
The Emmy-nominated couple will return for the show's sixth season.

[11/08/06 - 09:09 PM]
Round Up the Guys and Spend Saturday Night Bonding Over Back-To-Back Adam Sandler Movies!
"Big Daddy" and "The Wedding Singer" to both air on Saturday, November 25 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[11/08/06 - 04:51 PM]
ABC's "Men in Trees" Moves to a New Night and Time Beginning Thursday, November 30, and Is Picked Up for a Full Season Order
Series replaces "Six Degrees," which will head to hiatus until January.

[11/08/06 - 02:50 PM]
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution Has Sold "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" to Stations from Top Broadcast Groups
Several Sinclair, Hearst, Belo stations are among the latest to sign onto the show's off-network run, due in the fall of 2007.

[11/08/06 - 02:47 PM]
ABC News Outperforms NBC News on Election Night by 2.67 Million Total Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 7.

[11/08/06 - 01:00 PM]
Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Its 35th Year on Sunday,
The annual special returns for the 35th consecutive year on the network.

[11/08/06 - 12:58 PM]
Presenters Announced for the "2006 American Music Awards," Airing Live November 21 on Abc
Nicole Richie, Taye Diggs, Tori Spelling, Paris Hilton, Ashlee Simpson, Gavin Rossdale, Nickelback, Katharine McPhee, Vanessa Williams, Tommy Lee, Chingy, Mario Lopez, Carmen Electra, Dave Grohl, Ryan Seacrest, Tony Hawk and William Shatner are among the those presenting.

[11/08/06 - 12:56 PM]
What If You Kept Reliving the Most Unbelievable Day of Your Life?
ABC affiliates, ESPN and SOAPnet will all simultaneously air a thirty-second "Day Break" promo at 6:17 AM during a two-day window on November 14 and/or 15.

[11/08/06 - 12:20 PM]
VH1's Big List of Big Talent for 'Big in '06'
"Studio 60's" D.L. Hughley will host the annual year-end celebration for the third time.

[11/08/06 - 12:18 PM]
Lifetime Rings in the Holidays with the Romantic Comedy 'A Christmas Wedding' a Lifetime Original Movie Starring Eric Mabius ('Ugly Betty') Sarah Paulson ('Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip') and Dean Cain ('Las Vegas')
The two-hour movie premieres Monday, December 11 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[11/08/06 - 11:04 AM]
NBC's Star-Studded Holiday Movie "The Year Without a Santa Claus," Starring John Goodman, Chris Kattan, Ethan Suplee, Eddie Griffin, Delta Burke, Harvey Fierstein, Michael Mckean and Carol Kane, Premieres Monday, December 11 (9-11 P.M. Et)
The movie is based on the book "The Year Without a Santa Claus" by Phyllis McGinley, which was also the basis for the popular 1974 animated holiday classic of the same name.

[11/08/06 - 11:02 AM]
From "Dynasty" to NBC's "Heroes," Life Never Looked Better Through "Horn Rimmed Glasses" for New Series Regular Jack Coleman
The recently upped series regular details his experiences on the show.

[11/08/06 - 11:00 AM]
Daytime's First Interactive Talk Show, "Ivillage Live," Announces Dynamic Hosting Team
Molly Pesce, Sissy Schaefer and Guy Yovan are tapped as main anchors while Naamua Delaney and Bob Oschack are named contributors.

[11/08/06 - 10:58 AM]
NBC Universal Launches "Ivillage Live," Daytime's First Interactive On-Air, Online and In-Studio Experience
New series, broadcast live from the Universal Orlando Resort, debuts Monday, December 4 on NBCU's owned-and-operated stations, Bravo and iVillageLive.com.

[11/08/06 - 10:39 AM]
Jericho to Be Presented in Two Distinct Seasons with No Repeats
Newcomer will air its "fall finale" on November 29 and then return in February while "The King of Queens" will take over Wednesdays at 8:00/7:00c starting December 6.

[11/07/06 - 09:08 PM]
Don't Just Go to Grandma's This Thanksgiving, Journey to Distant Lands in a Flying Car with ABC Family's Presentation of 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang'
The cable channel will air the beloved 1968 classic MGM film on Thursday, November 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/07/06 - 08:34 PM]
FX to Stay 'Sunny' for Third Season
15 new half-hours are set to be produced for next summer with cast members Charlie Day, Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton, Kaitlin Olson and Danny DeVito all set to return.

[11/07/06 - 05:56 PM]
The CW's Comedies, "Smallville" and "Smackdown" All Reach New Season Highs This Week
The CW spins the numbers for the week of October 30-November 5.

[11/07/06 - 05:55 PM]
ESPN's NFL Coverage Up 38% VS. 2005
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 6.

[11/07/06 - 04:44 PM]
Adult Swim Charts Double-Digit Growth with All Young Adult Demos
The late-night network ranked #1 among all ad-supported basic cable networks for total day delivery of adults 18-34, adults 18-24, men 18-34 and men 18-24-the latter for an impressive 84 straight weeks.

[11/07/06 - 04:43 PM]
Class of 3000 Scores as Cartoon Network's Biggest Original Series Premiere Since 2004
The show's launch earned the network's highest kids 6-11, boys 6-11 and boys 2-11 delivery and ratings performance for an original series premiere since 2004.

[11/07/06 - 04:42 PM]
Emmy Award-Nominated Actor Rob Lowe Guest Stars on ABC's "Brothers & Sisters"
Lowe will begin a multi-episode arc on the show's November 19 broadcast.

[11/07/06 - 04:41 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 30, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 30-November 5.

[11/07/06 - 04:38 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, November 6, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 6.

[11/07/06 - 04:37 PM]
ABC News' Plans for Election Night, November 7
The network's coverage expands to 90 minutes, pre-empting tonight's episode of "Help Me Help You."

[11/07/06 - 04:36 PM]
Csi: Miami Is Monday's Number One Program
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, November 6.

[11/07/06 - 04:35 PM]
Nominations Are Announced for "The 33rd Annual People's Choice Awards," to Be Broadcast January 9 on the CBS Television Network
"The King of Queens," "My Name Is Earl" and "Two and a Half Men" are up for favorite comedy while "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "Grey's Anatomy" and "House" are set to compete for favorite drama.

[11/07/06 - 04:32 PM]
Caroline Kennedy Returns as Host of "The 29th Annual Kennedy Center Honors" to Be Broadcast DeC. 26 on the CBS Television Network
Andrew Lloyd Webber, Zubin Mehta, Dolly Parton, Smokey Robinson and Steven Spielberg are this year's honorees.

[11/07/06 - 04:30 PM]
CBS Rolls a Lucky 7
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 30-November 5.

[11/07/06 - 04:28 PM]
CBS News' "48 Hours Mystery" Is Saturday's Number One Program in Households, Adults 25-54, and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, November 4.







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[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
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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 - 11:35 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Celebrates 100 Episodes by Revealing Hidden Nods to the Original Series Placed Within the Show Over the Past Five Years
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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
"Oprah Prime: Iyanla I'll Fix Your House" airs on Saturday, November 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[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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Capturing this month of madness, the film incorporates user-generated content, from YouTube videos to Instagram photos, from New Yorkers and Banksy hunters alike.

[10/30/14 - 10:37 AM]
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The documentary music series will focus on the wildly successful, classically trained electronic violinist, dancer and composer, who has become an internet phenomenon.

[10/30/14 - 10:00 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 09:52 AM]
National Geographic Channel Will Go Under the Covers on the Science of Sleep in Television Event "Sleepless in America" Premiering Sunday, Nov. 30, at 8 PM ET/PT
The film spotlights our nation's sleep-loss epidemic, revealing the serious consequences of not sleeping enough and explaining how we became a society that fails to prioritize sleep.

[10/30/14 - 09:40 AM]
"The Eric Andre Show" Returns for a Third Season on Thursday, November 6th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Eric and his apathetic co-host Hannibal Buress are here to subject A-list stars to a hellish and inescapable nightmare talk show experience.

[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.