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[01/22/07 - 09:18 PM]
We TV Attracts Advertisers Targeting Women During Fall 2007 Fashion Week
General Motors' Saturn division and Maybelline New York have both signed on as sponors of its original series, "Under the Tents."

[01/22/07 - 09:17 PM]
Ellen Degeneres Stands Up to Comedy Central(R) the Network Television Premiere of Her Laugh-Out-Loud Special "Ellen Degeneres: Here and Now" Debuts Sunday, February 4 at 9:30 P.M.
The HBO special will make its network premiere on Comedy Central next month.

[01/22/07 - 09:16 PM]
Is Your College in Dire Need of Laughter? "Comedy Central on Campus: Christian Finnegan Two for Flinching Tour" Kicks Off in January
The tour will also feature special guests such as Tracy Morgan, Aries Spears, Greg Giraldo, Zack Galifianakas, Pablo Francisco, Nick Thune and Joe DeRosa.

[01/22/07 - 01:30 PM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, January 21, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 21.

[01/22/07 - 12:21 PM]
Afc Championship Game on CBS Is Highest Rated Television Program of 2006-2007 Season
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 21.

[01/22/07 - 12:20 PM]
Sci-Fi Worlds Collide When "Battlestar Galactica's" Tricia Helfer Guest Stars on Supernatural
She'll play a young woman who is being chased by an evil-looking farmer on the highway in the show's February 22 episode.

[01/22/07 - 10:13 AM]
Showtime Networks and Electric Sheep to Launch "The L Word(R)" in Second Life
"The L Word in Second Life" is a "3D experience that will take visitors into a virtual reality world inspired by the show."

[01/22/07 - 10:12 AM]
NBC's "Grease: You'Re the One That I Want" Announces the Top 12 Finalists Who Will Compete to Become Broadway's Next Danny & Sandy in the New Production of Grease
The final 12 will perform live starting next Sunday, January 28 at 7:00/6:00c in a special two-hour episode.

[01/22/07 - 12:19 AM]
Development Update: Monday, January 22
Updates include: HBO gives series orders to "12 Miles of Bad Road" and "In Treatment," plus ABC and FOX add new pilots.

[01/21/07 - 10:49 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Dresden Files, The" (Sci Fi)

[01/20/07 - 09:14 PM]
Bono to Receive Naacp Chairman's Award
The honor will be presented to him during the March 2 live broadcast of the 38th NAACP Image Awards on FOX.

[01/20/07 - 09:47 AM]
FOX Announces Spring Premieres
The network confirms its expected changes; "The War at Home" heads to Sundays at 7:30/6:30c while "The Wedding Bells" will get a special preview on Wednesday, March 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/20/07 - 09:43 AM]
24's Clock Does Double Time with Two-Hour Television Event Monday, February 12, on FOX
Chad Lowe and Powers Boothe guest star in the two-hour event.

[01/19/07 - 04:57 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, January 18, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 19.

[01/19/07 - 04:56 PM]
NBC Gives 'Heroes' Audience a 360 Degree Experience Beginning on January 22
The show's "comprehensive interactive extension," includes new original content on NBC.com as well as other alternative platforms.

[01/19/07 - 01:31 PM]
CBS Wins Thursday in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, January 18.

[01/19/07 - 10:31 AM]
The CW Announces Midseason Premiere Dates
"Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll" to begin on Tuesday, March 6 while "America's Next Top Model" returns on Wednesday, February 28.

[01/19/07 - 10:30 AM]
The CW Gives "Everybody Hates Chris" Full-Season Order for the 2007-2008 Season
The sophomore comedy gets an early full-season order for the 2007-2008 broadcast season.

[01/19/07 - 10:28 AM]
The CW Expands Its Online Offerings by Streaming Several Primetime Series for Free on CwtV.com
Effective immediately, episodes of "Beauty and the Geek," "Supernatural" "Veronica Mars," "One Tree Hill," "Everybody Hates Chris," "All of Us," "Girlfriends" and "The Game" will be available free on the network's web site.

[01/19/07 - 10:27 AM]
The CW Announces New Reality Series "Crowned"
The eight-episode series features multiple mother-daughter teams working together as pairs to win a beauty pageant competition.

[01/19/07 - 09:57 AM]
Hollywood's Brightest Stars Bring the Laughs When Sit Down Comedy with David Steinberg Returns on Wednesday, February 21
His second season guests include Jerry Seinfeld, Robin Williams, Roseanne Barr, Jon Stewart, Garry Shandling and Ray Romano.

[01/19/07 - 09:55 AM]
60 Minutes Makes the Top 10 with Its Best Demographic Delivery in Over a Year
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 14.

[01/19/07 - 09:54 AM]
Win a Trip to the Set of CBS's Drama Jericho
Viewers can win a trip to the show's set by trying to guess the end of the Morse Code sentence that will be featured in the first new episode of the show's spring season.

[01/19/07 - 09:52 AM]
Christina Aguilera, Mary J. Blige, Ludacris, Justin Timberlake and Carrie Underwood, All Multiple Nominees, Are Set to Perform on "The 49th Annual Grammy(R) Awards," Live from Staples Center in Los Angeles, Sunday, FeB. 11 on the CBS Television Network
Also set to present: The Black Eyed Peas, Ciara and Nelly Furtado.

[01/19/07 - 12:37 AM]
Development Update: Friday, January 19
Updates include: The broadcast networks continue the pilot game while Bob Cooper's Landscape Entertainment lines up three scripts at FOX and NBC

[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.







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[02/23/17 - 10:19 AM]
ABC's First-Ever Live Post-Oscars(R) Special, Hosted by "black-ish" Star Anthony Anderson, Airs Sunday, February 26
The Emmy-nominated actor will be joined by "Good Morning America" Co-Anchor Lara Spencer, with special contributors Joe Zee, Yahoo Style's editor-in-chief, and ABC News' Chris Connelly.

[02/23/17 - 09:46 AM]
"Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards & Gala" Primetime Special to Air on OWN Sunday, March 5
For the past decade, the star-studded celebration has been at the forefront of spotlighting Hollywood's most creative and accomplished African-American female visionaries both in front of the camera and behind the scenes.

[02/23/17 - 09:31 AM]
Starz Announces Highly-Anticipated Original Series "American Gods" to Premiere in the U.S. on Sunday, April 30th at 9PM ET/PT
The series will debut publicly at the festival on March 11 at 11 AM CT at the Vimeo Theater in the Austin Convention Center followed by an extended Q&A moderated by KCRW's Elvis Mitchell.

[02/23/17 - 09:00 AM]
BBC America's "Planet Earth II" Becomes Highest Rated U.S. Nature Show
BBC America further spins the numbers for Saturday, February 18.

[02/23/17 - 08:27 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Holds Off Demo Competition
The Alphabet's "Modern Family" remains the night's top draw among adults 18-49.

[02/23/17 - 08:12 AM]
Rap Legend Rick Ross to Host and Perform at the "2017 MTV Woodies" Music Festival Live from Austin on Thursday, March 16 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
Said Ross: "I'm excited to attend SXSW this year. The biggest boss is hosting the 'Woodies' and my album drops March 17. MTV, get ready."

[02/23/17 - 08:04 AM]
Former Mobsters Go Suburban in Oxygen Media's New Docu-Comedy Series "Unprotected" Premiering Tuesday, April 11 at 9PM ET/PT
The series follows the Cantarellas, a boisterous, old-school family that participated in the Federal Witness Protection Program after their testimony led to the conviction of one of the most powerful crime families in the country.

[02/23/17 - 06:47 AM]
Ten Perfect Matches, One New Game on MTV's Spinoff Series "Are You the One: All-Star Challenge"
The new series premieres Wednesday, March 22 on MTV, one week after the shocking March 15 season finale of "Are You the One?".

[02/23/17 - 06:02 AM]
Hallmark Announces Record Number of Original Holiday Films for 2017
"The Hallmark brand is synonymous with family, tradition, relationships, and romance, so for us, it makes sense to have an 'always on' holiday strategy, with the biggest holiday being Christmas," said Michelle Vicary.

[02/23/17 - 06:01 AM]
Four-Time NBA Champion John Salley Joins Hallmark Channel's "Meow Madness"
He will join previously announced Peabody Award-winning sportscaster Mary Carillo as co-announcers of the first-ever feline championship of basketball.

[02/23/17 - 05:07 AM]
Video: New "Top Gear" Trailer Announces New BBC America Premiere Date
Look for the new season on Sunday, March 12 at 8:00/7:00c followed by after show "Extra Gear."

[02/22/17 - 02:28 PM]
Descend Into a Hidden World in Smithsonian Channel's "Americans Underground: Secret City of WWI"
Look for the one-hour special on Monday, March 13 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/22/17 - 02:00 PM]
Sonar Entertainment Enters Into First-Look TV Deal with Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw Productions
Other Sonar overall producer deals include George Clooney and Grant Heslov's Smokehouse Pictures, and Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey's Team Downey.

[02/22/17 - 02:00 PM]
Eden Brolin Elevated to Series Regular for Season Two of Freeform's "Beyond"
"As soon as Eden appeared on 'Beyond,' we knew she was something special. We're thrilled that viewers will get to learn more about Charlie in season two," said Karey Burke.

[02/22/17 - 01:06 PM]
"VH1 Hip Hop Squares" Kicks Off Monday, March 13th at 10PM ET/PT
Hosted by comedian DeRay Davis, the season kicks off Monday, March 13 with two new episodes per night for a branded "VH1 Hip Hop Squares Week."