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[11/17/06 - 11:14 PM]
The Weinstein Company and IFC Entertainment Co-Acquire North American Rights to Out of the Blue
Written by Graeme Tetley with director Robert Sarkies, the film is the true story of David Gray who, on November 13, 1990, shot and killed over a dozen townspeople in his hometown Aramoana, a quiet and tight knit community on New Zealand's South Island.

[11/17/06 - 09:23 PM]
VH1's Hit Fitness & Nutrition Series "Celebrity Fit Club" Is Back for a Fifth Season Premiering April of '07
The new season's cast includes Maureen McCormick, Dustin Diamond, Tiffany, Cledus T. Judd, Da Brat, Ross "The Intern" Mathews, Kimberley Locke and Warren G.

[11/17/06 - 09:22 PM]
Sam Register Enters Into First-Look Deal with Cartoon Network
Previously, Register served as senior vice president, development for Cartoon Network and was responsible for overseeing development and production of original, action-oriented animated programming for the 24-hour cable service.

[11/17/06 - 07:03 PM]
Development Update: November 13-17 (Weekly Round-Up)
Over 15 updates on projects in development and tidbits about shows currently on the air!

[11/17/06 - 03:41 PM]
ABC's 'Bachelor,' 'Dancing' on Track for New Seasons
Look for a 10th season of "The Bachelor" in late spring while "Dancing With the Stars" may return as early as March.

[11/17/06 - 03:07 PM]
'Ghost Hunters' Wraps Highest-Rated, Most-Watched Season Yet!
1.8 million viewers tuned into the show's fall finale on Wednesday.

[11/17/06 - 12:26 PM]
Csi Hits a Season High Delivery in Viewers, Beating "Grey's Anatomy" by Nearly 3 Million Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, November 16.

[11/17/06 - 12:25 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, November 16, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 16.

[11/17/06 - 12:24 PM]
TBS and Ford Drive Consumers to Charity Auction on Ebay to Bid on Autographed 2007 Ford Fusion from Comic Relief 2006
The 2006 edition will be simulcast on TBS and HBO this Saturday at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/17/06 - 11:15 AM]
The CW to Keep 'Mars,' 'Hill' for (Almost) Full Seasons
The netlet asks for seven additional episodes of "Mars" and eight additional episodes of "Hill."

[11/17/06 - 08:24 AM]
FOX Orders Additional Episodes of "Standoff" and "'Til Death"
FOX confirms its six episode extension of "Standoff" and its full season commitment to "'Til Death."

[11/16/06 - 10:27 PM]
Vanished Concludes with Final Episodes Streaming on FOX on Demand at MyspacE.com Beginning Friday, NoV. 17
FOX confirms our previous report along with more details about "Vanished's" final episodes.

[11/16/06 - 09:21 PM]
DR. Phil and Robin Mcgraw Return to Host TNT's Christmas in Washington Concert, Featuring Taylor Hicks, Il Divo, Gretchen Wilson, Chris Brown, Corinne Bailey Rae, Bianca Ryan
The special will be taped at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. and premiere on Wednesday, December 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/16/06 - 09:20 PM]
Viewers Pick Favorite Commercials from Around the World for TBS's Special Funniest Commercials of the Year: 2006, Hosted by Kevin Nealon
2006 edition of the annual special premieres Wednesday, December 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/16/06 - 09:19 PM]
Jaeda Eliminated from "America's Next Top Model" on the CW
The CW details the latest "America's Next Top Model" elimination.

[11/16/06 - 05:57 PM]
FOX Axes 'Vanished' as 'Justice' Heads to Fridays
The network plans to stream the four remaining "Vanished" installments online.

[11/16/06 - 03:44 PM]
FOX Extends 'Death,' 'Standoff'; CBS Keeps 'Class' in Session
"Death" gets full season while "Standoff" and "Class" earn additional episodes.

[11/16/06 - 03:08 PM]
Stacey Adams Named Vice President, Current Programming, CBS Entertainment
Adams previously served as Executive Director Drama Development at CBS Paramount Network Television.

[11/16/06 - 03:07 PM]
Facing "Dancing" Finale, "Top Model" Ranks Second in Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 15.

[11/16/06 - 01:44 PM]
CBS's Drama Duo of "Criminal Minds" and "Csi: Ny" Top the Two-Hour Premieres of "Day Break" and "Medium"
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 15.

[11/16/06 - 01:43 PM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, November 15, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 15.

[11/16/06 - 09:17 AM]
Showtime Lights Up 3rd Season of Weeds
The third season will expand to 15 episodes next summer.

[11/15/06 - 10:03 PM]
Undefeated Diego 'The Nightmare' Sanchez Faces Joe 'Diesel' Riggs from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar on Spike TV Wednesday, December 13 at 8:00 PM ET
The audience will consist solely of three thousand United States Marines stationed at Miramar, except for five (5) pairs of seats which are being auctioned off to the general public to this incredible event.

[11/15/06 - 09:18 PM]
We TV Signs on Twentieth Century FOX and Regency Enterprises for Unwrapping Macys Marathon
Twentieth Century Fox and Regency Enterprises have signed on to advertise during WE tv's marathon of its new original series, "Unwrapping Macys," a behind the scenes look at the nation's biggest department store - Macy's Herald Square in NYC.

[11/15/06 - 09:17 PM]
All the "Web Junk" That's Fit to Air
Jim Breuer takes over as host for the new season, which premieres Friday, November 17 at 12:00/11:00c.

[11/15/06 - 09:16 PM]
In Recognition of World Aids Day, Showtime to Air "Beat the Drum" & "3 Needles"
In recognition of World AIDS Day, SHOWTIME will present two films spotlighting the atrocities and complexities of the insidious disease.

[11/15/06 - 09:15 PM]
FOX Sports Finalizes Bcs Broadcast Teams
Hall of Fame analysts Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long join Kenny Albert for the "AllState Sugar Bowl."

[11/15/06 - 04:10 PM]
Aol and HBO Announce New Broadband Comedy Website "This Just In"
"This Just In," due to launch in the first quarter of 2007, will feature humor through the lens of current events ranging from pop culture to politics.

[11/15/06 - 04:10 PM]
Bravo's 'Inside the Actors Studio' Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Hollywood's Brightest Stars
Upcoming new episodes, which begin Monday, December 18, will feature Eddie Murphy, Forest Whitaker, Matt Damon and Kyra Sedgwick.

[11/15/06 - 04:08 PM]
'The Martha Stewart Show' Names Bernie Young to the Post of Co-Executive Producer
Bernie Young, the Emmy-winning executive producer of "The Rosie O'Donnell Show," will take the helm of the daytime program effective immediately.

[11/15/06 - 04:06 PM]
CBS Signs Long-Term Affilation Agreement with Media General Broadcast Division for Station in Alexandria, LA.
Alexandria, La's KALB-DT is in the 179th largest market in the country.

[11/15/06 - 10:57 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, November 14, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 14.

[11/15/06 - 10:56 AM]
Contestant Wins Over a Half Million Dollars on the First Episode ABC's "Show Me the Money"
The winning question: "Sister of Warren Beatty, what celebrity actress is famous for her belief in reincarnation?"

[11/15/06 - 09:53 AM]
FOX's 'Vanished' to Disappear for the Rest of Sweeps
The freshman drama joins "Justice" on the bench however both series will return next month.

[11/15/06 - 09:36 AM]
Vh1, Jack Black and Channel 101 Join to Stem Tide of 'Unacceptable Media'
The "Department" will be responsible for a website that will launch in early 2007 followed by a weekly TV series premiering on VH1 in the Spring of 2007.

[11/15/06 - 09:35 AM]
Csi: Miami Hits Season High Ratings in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34, Topping NBC and ABC Combined
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, November 13.

[11/15/06 - 09:34 AM]
CBS Is Now 8 for 8
CBS spins the numbers for the week of November 6-12.

[11/14/06 - 09:52 PM]
We TV Signs on Twentieth Century FOX and Regency Enterprises for Unwrapping Macys Marathon
The promotion includes a an exclusive sneak preview of "Deck the Halls," along with interviews with stars Danny DeVito and Mathew Broderick.

[11/14/06 - 04:06 PM]
Jim Avila Named Senior Law and Justice Correspondent for ABC News
Avila will continue to be a correspondent for "20/20," will contribute to "Primetime" and will also report for all other ABC News platforms.

[11/14/06 - 03:35 PM]
Judith Regan's Exclusive Interview with O.J. Simpson "O.J. Simpson: If I Did It, Here's How It Happened" to Air as a Two-Part Special on Fox
The two-part special will air over two nights - Monday, November 27, and Wednesday, November 29 - both at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/14/06 - 01:51 PM]
The CW Posts Week-To-Week Increases in Key Demos
The CW spins the numbers for the week of November 6-12.

[11/14/06 - 01:50 PM]
USA Remains #1
USA spins the numbers for the week of November 6-12.

[11/14/06 - 12:31 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of November 6, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 6-12.

[11/14/06 - 12:27 PM]
The Hottest Men Across All Musical Genres Take on the "2006 American Music Awards," Airing Live November 21 on Abc
Jay-Z, Lionel Richie, Barry Manilow, John Mayer, Akon & Snoop Dogg and Jamie Foxx are all scheduled to perform.

[11/14/06 - 12:26 PM]
To Keep Fans Satiated Until the Second Half of "Lost" Premieres, ABC and ABC.com Feature "Lost Moments"
Comprised of 30 seconds of never-before-seen footage of upcoming episodes, there will be a total of twelve "Lost Moments," one during each airing of "Day Break."

[11/14/06 - 12:23 PM]
Legal Analyst Mary Fulginiti Named ABC News Correspondent
Fulginiti will report on legal and investigative issues primarily for "Primetime," as well as other ABC platforms, including "Good Morning America."

[11/14/06 - 12:22 PM]
NBC's Carson Daly to Host Live New Year's Eve Special from Times Square with Live Performances by the Year's Hottest Band -- Panic! at the Disco
The special will also be simulcast on MSNBC, CNBC and Bravo, with live streaming coverage on NBC.com.

[11/14/06 - 12:21 PM]
'Heroes' Is the #1 New Show of the Week and Season in Key Demos and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 6-12.

[11/14/06 - 10:07 AM]
Gwen Stefani, Ludacris, the Fray and Mary J. Blige to Perform at "The 2006 Billboard Music Awards" Monday, December 4, on Fox
Also set to appear: the cast of "High School Musical," Bowling For Soup, Carrie Underwood, Carmen Electra, Dave Navarro, Flavor Flav, Three 6 Mafia and Vanessa Minnillo.

[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.







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[09/22/14 - 04:00 PM]
"Strike Back" Resumes Production in Europe and Asia
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[09/22/14 - 02:36 PM]
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[09/22/14 - 02:24 PM]
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[09/22/14 - 02:04 PM]
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[09/22/14 - 01:19 PM]
"Peter Pan Live!" Casting News
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[09/22/14 - 01:16 PM]
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[09/22/14 - 01:03 PM]
"Mike & Molly" to Launch in Syndication on FX
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[09/22/14 - 01:00 PM]
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[09/22/14 - 11:53 AM]
Disney Consumer Products Extends Epic Storytelling with the Launch of "Star Wars Rebels" Product Assortment
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[09/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
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[09/22/14 - 11:11 AM]
Hulu Announces Direct-to-Series Order for "11/22/63," A New Hulu Original Series from J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions, Stephen King, Executive Producer/Writer Bridget Carpenter and Warner Bros. Television
Based upon the best-selling 2011 novel written by King and published by Scribner, "11/22/63" is a thriller in which high school English teacher Jake Epping travels back in time to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

[09/22/14 - 11:03 AM]
HBO and the American Museum of Natural History Present "Saving My Tomorrow," Starting with a Family Special Debuting Dec. 15, Followed by a Series Beginning on Earth Day, April 22, 2015, Exclusively on HBO
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[09/22/14 - 10:28 AM]
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Shanley Caswell and Jennifer Stone also star in the project.

[09/22/14 - 10:04 AM]
"Newsreaders" Goes Hard in Season Two - Like, Really Hard
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[09/22/14 - 10:03 AM]
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