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[11/13/06 - 09:14 PM]
AMC Continues to Develop Bold Original Programming with Vince Gilligans Breaking Bad
In the tradition of generations of films that chronicle the anti-hero, the pilot, written by Gilligan, follows the story of a desperate man with nothing to lose and what he is willing to do for his familys survival.

[11/13/06 - 09:13 PM]
It's a Potter-Packed Weekend as ABC Family Presents Two Nights of Harry Potter Double Features
The double feature weekend will also include exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews with the cast and a sneak peek at the upcoming feature "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," which doesn't reach theatres until summer 2007.

[11/13/06 - 09:12 PM]
Heartfelt Holiday Wishes Are Granted as ABC Family Celebrates the Season with 'Dear Santa' on November 28
The special features appreances by Matt Dallas, Sarah Chalke, Tony Hawk, Brian McKnight, Raven-Symoné, Wilmer Valderama and Kristen Bell.

[11/13/06 - 05:53 PM]
The 42nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, Country Music's Party of the Year, Will Be Broadcast Tuesday, May 15 on the CBS Television Network
The annual awards ceremony will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas.

[11/13/06 - 05:52 PM]
Showtime to Televise Mixed Martial Arts Events
The first event will air live on February 10, 2007, with additional events airing on the premium television network through 2009.

[11/13/06 - 05:51 PM]
Gary Gulman Rules the Stage in the World Premiere of "Gary Gulman: A Boyish Man" Debuting on Comedy Central(R) Saturday, November 25 at 10:00 P.M.
"Last Comic Standing" and "Dane Cook's Tourgasm" alum gets his own stand-up special.

[11/13/06 - 02:58 PM]
Warner Home Video to Release Brand New ''Bablyon 5'' Made for Video in 2007
Bruce Boxleitner, Tracy Scoggins and Peter Woodward are among the actors from the original series that have signed on to participate in "Babylon 5: The Lost Tales."

[11/13/06 - 12:46 PM]
NBC Goes the Whole Nine Yards in Giving Critically Hailed 'Friday Night Lights' a Full-Season Order of Episodes for 2006-07
The series has delivered 18-49 increases from its first half-hour to its second with each of its first five Tuesday telecasts.

[11/13/06 - 11:17 AM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, November 12, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 12.

[11/13/06 - 11:15 AM]
What About Brian Picked Up for a Full Season Order
The series ranks second in its time period across each of the key women demographics, holding solid advantages over NBC's "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip."

[11/13/06 - 11:13 AM]
NBC Sunday Night Football Bears-Giants Tackles Sunday Night
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 12.

[11/13/06 - 11:12 AM]
TBS Honors America's Fighting Forces with Comedy and Music Extravaganza the Comedy Festival Presents: A Salute to the Troops and Uso Hosted by Jay Mohr
Kid Rock, D.L. Hughley, Frank Caliendo, Louis C.K. and Carmen Electra are among those scheduled to appear.

[11/13/06 - 10:25 AM]
Season Finale of "Laguna Beach" Offers Fans Comprehensive Experience on Air, Online and in Virtual Laguna Beach
The show's one-hour season finale airs Wednesday, November 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/13/06 - 10:24 AM]
TNT Gives Fans of the Closer Ultimate Holiday Package, Including All-New Two-Hour Special Event Airing DeC. 4, Thanksgiving Day Marathon of Season 1 and Re-Broadcast of Season 2
The cable channel will marathon the show's first season on Thanksgiving Day while weekly encores of the show's sophomore run will begin airing Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c starting December 5.

[11/13/06 - 09:30 AM]
The Second Season of Bravo's Hit Docu-Soap 'The Real Housewives of Orange County' Debuts Tuesday, January 16 at 10:00 P.M.
Joining the cast of this season is Tammy Knickerbocker, a "natural beauty who previously was among the wealthiest families in the community, but today lives a more modest lifestyle as a divorced mother of three."

[11/13/06 - 09:29 AM]
USA Network Launches 'The Big Lots! Character Hunt' a Co-Branded On-Air and Online Search for a Chance to Win $10,000
The comprehensive co-branded on-air and online treasure hunt that will give viewers a chance to win a $10,000 grand prize and one of 30 first and second place prizes.

[11/13/06 - 09:25 AM]
VH1 to Launch Its Own Syndicated Video Player with a New Broadband Comedy Series Featuring Stars from 'Saturday Night Live,' 'Whose Line Is It Anyway,' and 'Drew Carey's Improv All Stars'
The network's VSPOT broadcast channel will launch the new original series "Home Purchasing Club," an edgy, irreverent satire of home shopping channels.

[11/13/06 - 09:23 AM]
TV Land Unveils Original Programming Slate of Pilots and Series to Air on Network Through 2007
New shows in the works include "Family Foreman," a reality series about the life of former heavyweight boxing champ George Foreman.

[11/13/06 - 09:19 AM]
A USA Network Original Groundbreaking Unscripted Holiday Movie "The Great American Christmas" Presented by Kmart Premieres Tuesday, November 28 at 9pm/8 Central
The cable channel touts the upcoming holiday event, which is narrated by "Deal or No Deal" host Howie Mandel.

[11/13/06 - 09:18 AM]
America's Most Wanted Asks Viewers for Help in Profiling Unknown Assailant Saturday, November 18, on Fox
This week's installment will turn viewers into criminal profilers in a unique crime-fighting experiment.

[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.







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[10/19/18 - 11:16 AM]
"Station 19" Comes in Hot with a Full-Season Order From ABC
In the Live + 3 Day ratings, "Station 19" built on its season premiere by 24% in Total Viewers and by 25% in Adults 18-49 to set new series highs.

[10/19/18 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Places Back-Nine Order of "The Cool Kids," Joining "Last Man Standing" for a Full Season
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[10/19/18 - 10:31 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 10:09 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 09:21 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 08:53 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 08:13 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 08:02 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 07:58 AM]
WE tv's Groundbreaking Docuseries "Love After Lockup" Returns Friday, December 7 at 9PM ET/PT
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[10/19/18 - 06:30 AM]
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"Old farmhouses are American treasures," said Jonathan. "Most have been in the same family for 200 years and have never been renovated. And they're disappearing fast. If we don't save them, they're going to be gone."

[10/19/18 - 06:00 AM]
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The two-hour wildlife documentary special premieres Sunday, November 25 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/18/18 - 04:45 PM]
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[10/18/18 - 01:15 PM]
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[10/18/18 - 12:03 PM]
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The film profiles a group of veterans and active-duty service members as they come together to combat past and current traumas through the written word, sharing their experiences in a USO writing workshop at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

[10/18/18 - 11:40 AM]
Bravo's "Top Chef" Races to Kentucky for Season 16 Beginning Thursday, December 6 at 9PM ET/PT
This season, 15 new talented chefs from cities big and small across the U.S. will compete for the sought-after title amid the unique culinary scenes in Louisville, Lexington and Lake Cumberland, before heading abroad for an epic finale showdown in Macau, China.