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[01/05/07 - 11:22 PM]
Showtime Networks Forms Joint Venture for 3-D Broadband Game Service
he service will provide "a robust collection of full feature games and interactive software, which consumers previously had to purchase at retail."

[01/05/07 - 10:31 PM]
Fight Card Announced and Tickets on Sale Now: Frank Shamrock VS. Renzo Gracie Elitexc "Destiny"
Tickets are on sale now at the DeSoto Civic Center Box Office and at Ticketmaster outlets.

[01/05/07 - 09:40 PM]
Jury Duty with Bruce Cutler Is a "Go" for Fall 2007!
The new syndicated offering, which has been cleared in 55% of the country, is described as "The People's Court" meets "Hollywood Squares."

[01/05/07 - 04:20 PM]
A Season High Viewership of Over 26 Million Watch Grissom Embark on His "Csi" Sabbatical
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, January 4.

[01/05/07 - 04:19 PM]
ABC's "Be Ugly '07" Campaign Off to a Strong Start with Successful "Ugly Betty" Marathons on ABC Family and Soapnet
1.2 million viewers on average watched "Betty's" December 31 marathon on ABC Family.

[01/05/07 - 01:59 PM]
Bravo Records Network's Best Performances Ever on Air and Online in 2006
"Top Chef," "The Real Housewives of Orange County" and "Project Runway" made 2006 Bravo's best year ever.

[01/05/07 - 01:55 PM]
Weeds Is on a Roll!
The studio touts the show's Screen Actors Guild Awards and Producers Guild Awards nominations.

[01/05/07 - 11:47 AM]
Tiffani Thiessen Joins the Cast of ABC's "What About Brian"
She'll play Natasha Dylan, a former intern of Dave's who becomes his new boss at KC Gaming.

[01/05/07 - 11:46 AM]
Rob Lowe Extends His Guest Starring Role on ABC's Hit Drama "Brothers & Sisters"
The actor will continue as a "special guest star" through the show's freshman season.

[01/05/07 - 11:44 AM]
ABC's Hit Series "Ugly Betty" Joins Itunes
Also: the show's second set of original telenovelitas are available on ABC.com.

[01/05/07 - 11:31 AM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2006: #10-1

[01/05/07 - 10:11 AM]
Season Two of Bravo's "Top Chef" Skewers Records, Serves Up All-Time Series High with 2.2 Million Viewers Tuning in to Last Night's Episode
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 3.

[01/05/07 - 12:09 AM]
Development Update: Friday, January 5
Updates include: "Family Guy" resumes production, FX's "Dirt" opens strong and "Broken Trail" alums to develop projects at AMC.

[01/04/07 - 11:08 PM]
2006 Is Highest Rated Year Ever for G4, the Fastest Growing Network in 2006
In primetime, the network garnered a household rating increase of +78% - nearly doubling household impressions and making it the fastest growing network in 2006.

[01/04/07 - 10:17 PM]
At Large with Geraldo Rivera Returns to FOX News Channel
Because of his return to FNC, the syndicated "Geraldo at Large" will cease production in mid-January at which time FOX Television Stations will explore new syndicated fare to replace the program.

[01/04/07 - 08:59 PM]
G4 Goes Live to Gadget-And-Game Nirvana- the Consumer Electronics Show-To Offer TV's Most In-Depth Coverage: "G4 Presents Ces 2007"
The two-hour special will premiere Thursday, January 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/04/07 - 05:51 PM]
Hallmark Channel Surpasses 75 Million Subscriber Benchmark
The network has added 4.34 million homes year-to-year (Jan '07 vs. Jan '06), and nearly 43 million subscribers since its launch in August '01.

[01/04/07 - 05:50 PM]
Hallmark Channel Celebrates 2006 as Its Highest-Rated Year Ever
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for 2006.

[01/04/07 - 01:41 PM]
Everybody Loves Beauties and Geeks!
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 3.

[01/04/07 - 11:53 AM]
Diaz, Gyllenhaal, Swank and Woods Set as Presenters at Golden Globe Awards
The group joins the previously announced George Clooney, Salma Hayek, Felicity Huffman, Sarah Jessica Parker, John Stamos, Ben Stiller, Justin Timberlake, Rachel Weisz and Reese Witherspoon.

[01/04/07 - 11:52 AM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, January 3, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 3.

[01/04/07 - 11:51 AM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Receives Eight Screen Actors Guild Award Nominations
"Grey's Anatomy," "Ugly Betty," "Desperate Housewives" and "Boston Legal" each received two nominations.

[01/04/07 - 11:37 AM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2006: #20-11

[01/04/07 - 10:46 AM]
Temperatures Rise When MTV Premieres New Reality Drama Series "Maui Fever" on January 17 at 10:30 PM ET/PT
The series, previously known as "Island Fever," tracks the "daily lives, loves and betrayals of seven locals living in paradise."

[01/04/07 - 10:45 AM]
Mgm, New Line Television and Comedy Central(R) Announce U.S. Syndication of 'Reno 911!' and 'Chappelle's Show'
Both series are targeting a fall 2007 launch.

[01/04/07 - 10:42 AM]
Showtime's Hilarious 'Laugh Out Loud' Comedy Platform to Premiere January 2007
Mo'Nique, Sarah Silverman, Alex Reymundo and Joe Rogan among those to be featured in the coming months.

[01/04/07 - 10:40 AM]
Netflix and NBC Join Forces Again to Offer Subscribers a Specially Produced DVD Featuring 'Heroes' Series Recap, Premiere Episode of New Drama 'The Black Donnellys' and Sneak Peek at New Series 'Raines'
New offerings include a never-before-seen recap of the first eleven episodes of "Heroes" as well as the pilots to the upcoming dramas "The Black Donnellys" and "Raines."

[01/04/07 - 10:37 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
HBO leads all networks with 10 nominations while "The Sopranos" and AMC's "Broken Trail" each get three nods.

[01/04/07 - 10:34 AM]
Sci Fi Scores Second Highest Fourth Quarter Ever Among Adults 18-49
The network had its second strongest fourth quarter ever among adults 18-49, trailing only the fourth quarter of 2002 when "Taken" premiered.

[01/04/07 - 12:13 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 4
Updates include: Pilot orders come from CBS and The CW plus Lasse Hallstrom and J.J. Abrams are tapped to direct two newcomers.

[01/03/07 - 09:26 PM]
The Truck Stops Here for Comedy Central's(R) Series Premiere of "The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show" on Wednesday, January 17, at 10:30 P.M.
The newcomer begins its eight-episode run on the cable channel later this month.

[01/03/07 - 09:25 PM]
NBC Universal's 'Megan Mullally' Out in Syndie Shakeup
Distributor pulls plug on the syndie newcomer as its final broadcast is set for January 26.

[01/03/07 - 08:35 PM]
Demetri Martin Is a PersoN. He Has New JokeS. Viewers Tune IN. Comedy Central's(R) Latest One-Hour Stand-Up Special "Demetri MartiN. PersoN." Premieres Sunday, January 14 at 10:00 P.M.
From the Paramount Theater in Austin, Texas, Martin "combines his signature non sequitur humor with original animated short films, drawings and music."

[01/03/07 - 02:45 PM]
The Sun Sets on "The O.C." When the Series Finale Airs Thursday, February 22, on Fox
"[The season four] finale will also be the series finale. This feels like the best time to bring the show to its close," said Josh Schwartz, creator and executive producer.

[01/03/07 - 01:08 PM]
NBC Ties for #1 in Adults 18-49 for the Primetime Week of December 25-31
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 25-31.

[01/03/07 - 01:05 PM]
The N Mobile Premieres on Sprint
This launch marks the first presence of the teen network on a wireless platform.

[01/03/07 - 01:04 PM]
USA #1 Across the Board in 2006, Best Year Ever
The cable channel touts its finish as the #1 network on basic cable prime in all key demos.

[01/03/07 - 01:01 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of December 25, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 25-31.

[01/03/07 - 11:12 AM]
CBS Closes 2006 with Its 15th Straight Win in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 25-31.

[01/03/07 - 11:10 AM]
NBC Snf Averages 1.2 Million More Viewers Than ABC Mnf in 2005; NBC Is the Highest-Rated and Most-Watched NFL Broadcaster
Plus: FOX, CBS and ESPN's packages are also up from 2005.

[01/03/07 - 11:07 AM]
NBC.com and Yahoo! Giving Viewers Sneak Peek of NBC's "The Apprentice: Los Angeles" Premiere for First Time in the History of the Show
Fans can watch the first twenty minutes of the show on NBC.com and Yahoo!'s "The Apprentice" site beginning today.

[01/03/07 - 10:13 AM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2006: #30-21

[01/03/07 - 08:26 AM]
BET Taps 'The Wire' with the Basic Cable Premiere of the Peabody Award-Winning Drama
The first three episodes will be shown in a three-day marathon beginning Wednesday, January 10 through Friday, January 12 from 9-10:30 p.m. ET/PT each night.

[01/03/07 - 08:24 AM]
Hell's Kitchen's Fiery Chef Gordon Ramsay Returns to FOX with "Kitchen Nightmares"
Newcomer will feature Gordon Ramsay as he hits the road, tackling a restaurant in crisis and exposing the stressful realities of trying to run a successful food business each week.

[01/03/07 - 12:07 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 3
Updates include: NBC gives pilot orders to three dramas; USA books Mary McCormack-led series; and Sony clears "David Young" in additional markets.

[01/02/07 - 11:44 PM]
'Wheel of Fortune' and 'Jeopardy!' Renewed Through 2011-2012
By the end of this new deal, "Wheel of Fortune" will have completed 29 seasons and "Jeopardy!" will have finished 28 seasons.

[01/02/07 - 10:53 PM]
G4 Now Available in 60 Million U.S. Households
The network's increased availability arrives as ratings continue to swell, with G4 currently celebrating its 17th consecutive month of year-over-year household ratings growth.

[01/02/07 - 05:59 PM]
Clooney, Parker, Stamos and Weisz Set as Presenters at Golden Globe Awards
The quartet joins previously announced presenters Felicity Huffman, Salma Hayek, Ben Stiller, Justin Timberlake and Reese Witherspoon.

[01/02/07 - 05:58 PM]
Hayek, Huffman, Stiller, Timberlake and Witherspoon Set as Presenters at Golden Globe Awards
The ceremony airs Monday, January 15 on the network.

[01/02/07 - 05:57 PM]
'Shooting Sizemore' Takes Aim at Actor's Road to Recovery
The cable channel details its new reality series, which premieres this Sunday at 10:30/9:30c.







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