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[01/18/07 - 03:16 PM]
Everywhere 'Battlestar Galactica' Goes DirecTV Follows
DirecTV will sponsor every episode of the series as well as offer contests to win a flat screen television and a year's subscription to the satellite service.

[01/18/07 - 03:14 PM]
Sci Fi's Marketing Campaign for 'The Dresden Files' Casts a Supernatural Spell on TV Crime Dramas
The cable channel details its marketing campaign to promote the show's launch this Sunday.

[01/18/07 - 03:13 PM]
Los Angeles Laker Girls Make Special Guest Appearance on NBC's 'The Apprentice: Los Angeles,' When Contestants Compete to Create the Best Hollywood Sightseeing Tour on Sunday, January 21 (9-10 P.M. Et)
NBC touts this Sunday's installment of "The Apprentice: Los Angeles."

[01/18/07 - 09:55 AM]
NBC Premieres New Drama 'Raines,' Starring Jeff Goldblum, on March 15 and 22 Before Resuming in Regular Day and Time on Friday, March 30
Newcomer will sub in for "ER" on March 15 and 22 before settling into its regular Friday, 9:00/8:00c slot on March 30.

[01/18/07 - 12:41 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 18
Updates include: Pilots go at ABC, NBC and FOX plus casting news on Showtime's "Californication" and FOX's "The Sarah Connor Chronicles."

[01/17/07 - 02:45 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of January 8, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 8-14.

[01/17/07 - 02:42 PM]
Tim Gunn ("Project Runway") Guest Stars as a Fashion TV Reporter, on ABC's "Ugly Betty"
He'll appear in the show's February 1 and February 8 installments.

[01/17/07 - 01:23 PM]
Yahoo! TV to Stream Preview of Landmark Episode of the CW's "Smallville"
The first 12 minutes of the show's much-hyped "Justice" episode will be available online beginning today.

[01/17/07 - 01:22 PM]
Warner BroS. Television Group, the CW and Sprint to Bring "Smallville Legends: The Oliver Queen Chronicles" to Life Via Sprint Wireless Phones
The six-episode animated wireless series created for the mobile and broadband environment, will premiere Thursday, January 18, exclusively on the Sprint TVSM mobile video service.

[01/17/07 - 01:21 PM]
CBS Orders Two More Editions of "Survivor" for the 2007-2008 Season
These will mark the 15th and 16th editions of the veteran reality series.

[01/17/07 - 01:20 PM]
CBS Moves Into Sole Possession of First Place in Adults 18-49 at Season's Mid-Point
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 8-14.

[01/17/07 - 01:18 PM]
The Top Five Finalists Are Chosen to Compete for a Live Performance with Justin Timberlake, on "The 49th Annual Grammy Awards," FeB. 11 on the CBS Television Network
Over the next several weeks, fans will continue to narrow the field by logging on directly to CBS.com or Yahoo! Music.

[01/17/07 - 01:17 PM]
'My Name Is Earl' and 'The Office' Score Their Highest 18-49 Ratings and Total Viewership of the Season, with Both Comedies Winning Their Slots in Adults 18-49 and Other Key Demos
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 8-14.

[01/17/07 - 09:59 AM]
NBC Orders Six One-Hour Episodes of Improvisational Comedy 'Thank God You'Re Here' from Fremantlemedia North America, the Producers of "American Idol," Featuring David Alan Grier and Dave Foley
Jennifer Coolidge, Bryan Cranston, Joel McHale and Wayne Knight guest star in the pilot.

[01/17/07 - 09:50 AM]
NBC Identifies December's Week-Long, Game Show Hit 'Identity' as New March Series
The Penn Jillette-hosted game show will return as a weekly series in March.

[01/17/07 - 09:46 AM]
Olivia Newton-John Set as Guest Judge in the First Two-Hour Live Performance Episode of NBC's Popular Talent Competition Series "Grease: You'Re the One That I Want" Airing January 28
The Peacock also extends the show's run to 11 episodes, adding two additional live episodes.

[01/17/07 - 09:43 AM]
NBC Renews Hit Series 'The Office,' 'My Name Is Earl,' 'Heroes' and 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' for Full Season of Episodes in 2007-08
The quartet receives an early pick-up for the 2007-08 season.

[01/17/07 - 09:02 AM]
Chris Hansen Reports in Dateline's "To Catch a Predator"
NBC's popular investigative series returns for a six-week run on Tuesday, January 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/17/07 - 09:01 AM]
When Women Rule the World Begins Production for Fox
The unscripted series "will reveal how women and men react in a world where women are in charge and men are subservient, and each gender's ability to adapt to a new social order will be put to the test."

[01/17/07 - 08:59 AM]
Syndication's #1 New Show "Rachael Ray" Renewed for Two More Years Through 2009-2010
Season to date, Rachael Ray is averaging a 2.1 HH AA% rating, more than double its closest freshman talk show competitor.

[01/17/07 - 01:01 AM]
FOX Books Midseason Trio, 'Kitchen' Return for Spring
Launch dates set for "Drive," "The Winner" and "The Wedding Bells" while new time periods are ahead for "'Til Death" and "Standoff." Plus: "Hell's Kitchen" to take over for "The O.C." on Thursdays.

[01/17/07 - 12:07 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 17
Updates include: FOX adds two pilots to its roster, casting news on NBC's "The I.T. Crowd" and new scripts at HBO and Showtime.

[01/16/07 - 08:05 PM]
HBO Receives 3 Golden Globe Awards, Tied for the Most of Any Television Network This Year
HBO touts its three Golden Globe Awards, all for its original movie "Elizabeth I."

[01/16/07 - 08:03 PM]
All Hail the Queen of Mean Don't Miss Lisa Lampanelli in the World Premiere of Her All-New Stand-Up Special "Dirty Girl" Debuting on Comedy Central(R) Sunday, January 28 at 10:00 P.M.
Encore presentations air Sunday, January 28 at 11:00 p.m. and Tuesday, January 30 at 10:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m.

[01/16/07 - 04:30 PM]
Fsn & MyNetworkTV Reach Strategic Programming Alliance with International Fight League
MyNetworkTV is planning to broadcast 22 two-hour IFL-produced programs - "an exciting combination of event action, highlights, features, vignettes and the league's latest news" - to begin in mid-2007.

[01/16/07 - 03:58 PM]
NFL Greats to Guest Star on CBS Comedies on "Super Monday," Monday, FeB. 5
Emmitt Smith to guest star on "How I Met Your Mother" while Jerry Rice will stop by "The Class."

[01/16/07 - 02:31 PM]
The CW and CBS Paramount Television Partner with Yahoo! TV to Stream a New Episode of "Everybody Hates Chris" for One Week Prior to Broadcast
The episode, entitled "Everybody Hates Eggs," will be offered free-of-charge and without commercial interruption on Yahoo! beginning January 16.

[01/16/07 - 02:30 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, January 15, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 15.

[01/16/07 - 02:29 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Receives Three Golden Globe Awards, Including Best Comedy and Drama Series
For the second year in a row, ABC and Touchstone Television have captured Golden Globes for Best Comedy and Drama.

[01/16/07 - 12:19 PM]
USA Network Teams with Juicecaster for First Ever Contestant Mobisodes for Fifth Season of Nashville Star Presented by Sonic
The mobisodes will "give visitors an exclusive view into the everyday lives of the 'Nashville Star' contestants as they compete for the chance to win a major music recording contract."

[01/16/07 - 12:18 PM]
NBC's 'Golden Globes' Telecast Dazzles the Competition
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, January 15.

[01/16/07 - 12:17 PM]
Diddy Searches for New Generation of 'Bad Boys', Scouting Nationwide for the Next Superstar Group to Be Featured on MTV's "Making the Band 4"
The series is scheduled to premiere in the second quarter of 2007 and will chronicle Diddy as he sets out to form an all new boy band.

[01/16/07 - 10:51 AM]
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution Set to Bring Steve Wilkos to National Syndication
The new offering, due in the fall of 2007, will feature the former Chicago police officer turned "Jerry Springer" security guard "offering advice and doling out his version of justice in his own daily, one-hour syndicated show."

[01/16/07 - 10:48 AM]
CBS Announces the Cast of "The Amazing Race: All-Stars" Eleven Former Teams Return for a Second Chance to Compete in a Race Around the World When "The Amazing Race: All-Stars" Premieres Sunday, February 18 on CBS
The 11th installment of the four-time Emmy Award-winning series will premiere Sunday, February 18 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/16/07 - 09:55 AM]
CBS and Chevrolet Join Forces to Create a Multi-Platform Event Surrounding the "Chevy Super Bowl College Ad Challenge"
The winning team will be revealed during CBS's annual "Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2007" special on Friday, February 2.

[01/16/07 - 09:53 AM]
For the First Time, Relive the First Four Riveting Episodes of the New Season of FOX's Action-Packed, Emmy(R) Award-Winning Series ''24''
The release, available today, features the four hours aired so far this season, as well as a 12-minute preview of episodes to come.

[01/16/07 - 09:51 AM]
Warner Home Video Brings the Hit Family Comedy George Lopez to DVD with the Release of George Lopez: The Complete First and Second Seasons April 17, 2007
The four-disc set will include all 28 episodes from the show's first and second seasons.

[01/16/07 - 12:11 AM]
Development Update: Monday-Tuesday, January 15-16
Updates include: ABC issues two more pilot orders, Aniston to guest star on "Dirt" and HBO sets return dates for "Entourage" and "The Sopranos."

[01/15/07 - 07:57 PM]
Warner BroS. Domestic Television Distribution Has Sold Tmz, a New Show Based on TmZ.com-The #1 Entertainment News Website-To All the FOX Owned Television Stations in a Multi-Year Deal for National Syndication Launch in Fall 2007
The series to all of the FOX-owned stations, including New York City (WNYW/WWOR), Los Angeles (KTTV/KCOP) and Chicago (WFLD/WPWR), among others.

[01/15/07 - 05:31 PM]
Mgm Greenlights New Stargate Movies
Production set to begin on direct-to-DVD films "Stargate: The Ark of Truth" and "Stargate: Continuum."

[01/15/07 - 02:32 PM]
Arnold Schwarzenegger to Announce Best Picture (Drama) Joining More Than 50 Stars Set as Presenters at Golden Globes
He joins 50 other superstar presenters, including Tom Hanks, who will present Warren Beatty with this year's Cecil B. DeMille Award.

[01/15/07 - 02:31 PM]
MTV Unveils 'Virtual Hills' as Season Two of 'The Hills' Premieres
Promotional tool comes on the heels of "Virtual Laguna Beach."

[01/14/07 - 02:26 PM]
More Than 50 Stars Set as Presenters at Golden Globe Awards
Presenters for Monday's ceremony include everyone from Tim Allen to Renee Zellweger.

[01/14/07 - 02:25 PM]
Jane Seymour to Guest Star on ABC's "In Case of Emergency" for Three Episodes
She'll play the mother of David Arquette's character beginning with the show's February 14 episode.

[01/14/07 - 02:24 PM]
Are You a "Haute" Designer? Create a Dress for ABC's Hit Series "Ugly Betty"
The winning dress design will be incorporated into the show and the designer will receive a trip for two to Los Angeles for the taping.

[01/14/07 - 02:22 PM]
ABC Announces the Return of the Hit Series "Dancing with the Stars," Monday, March 19
Performance shows will now air every Monday with results shows on Tuesdays.

[01/12/07 - 10:19 PM]
Oxygen Scores with Tease
The series opened to a 0.52 household ratings while lead-out "The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency" drew a 0.50 household rating.

[01/12/07 - 07:54 PM]
We TV Recounts the Harrowing Tales of Female Inmates Sentenced to Die When It Presents "Women on Death Row 2"
The two-hour special, a sequel to the critically acclaimed documentary "Women on Death Row," premieres Monday, February 26.

[01/12/07 - 07:53 PM]
We TV Spotlights the Antics of a Mama on the Hunt When It Presents the Feisty New Series "Wife, Mom, Bounty Hunter"
The series, due in April, tracks Sandra Scott, a former female wrestler and the owner of Old West Bail Bonds.

[01/12/07 - 07:52 PM]
We TV Reveals More of "The Secret Lives of Women"
The series, which "takes an unapologetic look at females who conceal behaviors and professions that push the boundaries of 'normal' society," returns on Tuesday, May 8.







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[04/18/18 - 06:01 PM]
National Geographic Announces Mary Shelley, Creator of Frankenstein's Monster, As the Subject for Third Season of Critically Acclaimed Scripted Anthology Series "Genius"
A brilliant thinker, radical intellectual and proto-feminist, Mary Shelley (1797-1851) brought to life one of the most enduring stories of the modern age while still a teenager.

[04/18/18 - 05:16 PM]
"Brockmire" Recognized by The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum... Really
The iconic plaid sport coat and microphone from the original comedy series have been accepted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's collection and are now on display in Cooperstown, N.Y.

[04/18/18 - 04:58 PM]
NBC Pulls "Taken" from Friday Lineup for Expanded "Dateline"
The Peacock will now finish the show's sophomore run on Saturday nights at 8:00/7:00c beginning May 26.

[04/18/18 - 04:39 PM]
National Geographic Documentary Films Acquires 2018 Sundance and SXSW Winner "Science Fair"
The film offers a front seat to the victories, defeats and motivations of an incredible group of young men and women who are on a path to change their lives, and the world, through science.

[04/18/18 - 04:38 PM]
National Geographic Greenlights Next Chapter in the "Chain of Command" Franchise
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[04/18/18 - 04:37 PM]
National Geographic Greenlights Innovative Docu-Series: "In Their Own Words" (WT) from Peabody- and Emmy Award-Winning Producer/Director Tom Jennings
Tentative topics for the first season of the series include the Deepwater Horizon disaster, narco drug wars and the 2008 global financial meltdown.

[04/18/18 - 04:36 PM]
National Geographic's Critically Acclaimed Legacy Series "Explorer" to Return to the Network This Fall
The new season, currently in production, will premiere on National Geographic in 172 countries and 43 languages.

[04/18/18 - 02:16 PM]
A+E Networks Inks Overall Production and First-Look Development Deal with Award-Winning Journalist Elizabeth Vargas
The centerpiece of the agreement will make Vargas the face of the network's new nonfiction primetime journalistic banner A&E Investigates(TM).

[04/18/18 - 12:29 PM]
Catherine Bell and Cameron Mathison Begin Production in Fiji on Hallmark Channel's "A Summer to Remember" (wt)
Shooting on location in Fiji, the movie is set to premiere during the network's upcoming, annual "Summer Nights" programming event that celebrates the fun of the season.

[04/18/18 - 12:01 PM]
Velocity Is the New Home in the U.S. and Canada for Live Flag-to-Flag Coverage of the Iconic "24 Hours of Le Mans"
Under the agreement, Velocity and Motor Trend will also live broadcast the full FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) "Super Season", which begins with the Spa-Francorchamps event this May.

[04/18/18 - 11:05 AM]
Sundance Now Greenlights Second Season of Original Relationship Dramedy "This Close"
"This Close" will begin production on its eight-episode second season in summer 2018 in Los Angeles.

[04/18/18 - 11:02 AM]
MTV Reinvents "Yo! MTV Raps" Across Linear and Digital Platforms Kicking Off with 30th Anniversary Live Event at Barclays Center on June 1st
Tickets to the show go on sale on Friday, April 20 at 10AM ET.

[04/18/18 - 11:00 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Closes Out Season 43 with an All-Star Line-Up and Three Back-to-Back Shows
Amy Schumer (May 12) and Tina Fey (May 19) will join the previously announced host Donald Glover (May 5).

[04/18/18 - 11:00 AM]
CBS Announces 11 More Series Renewals for 2018-2019
Combined with previously announced pickups, CBS has now renewed 17 series for next year, including its entire Tuesday and Friday night lineups.

[04/18/18 - 10:23 AM]
Syfy Picks Up Image's Killer High School Comic "Deadly Class" to Series
The story is set in the counter-culture of the late 1980s and tells the story of a teenager who is recruited into an elite private school filled with the children of crime families and affluent criminals.