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    [tuesday, january 30, 2007]    
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[01/30/07 - 09:42 PM]
TBS and TNT Put a Sizzle in January as Ad-Supported Cable's Top Networks Among Key Adult Demos
TNT and TBS spin the numbers for the month of January.

[01/30/07 - 09:41 PM]
NBC Universal Television Studio Promotes Lauren Stein to Vice President, Drama Programming
Stein currently serves as a development executive for the NBC drama pilots "Life" and "Lipstick Jungle."

[01/30/07 - 09:40 PM]
Adult Swim Sets All-New Basic Cable Records for January Total Day Delivery of Key Young Adults
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for the month of January.

[01/30/07 - 09:39 PM]
AMC Kicks Off 2007 with Record Performance
AMC spins the numbers for the month of January.

[01/30/07 - 06:38 PM]
First of Four Nora Roberts Adaptations, Lifetime Original Movie 'Nora Roberts' Angels Fall,' Averages Nearly Five Million Viewers During January 29 Premiere on Lifetime
Telefilm draws nearly five million viewers, averaging a 4.1 household rating, during its premiere on Monday.

[01/30/07 - 03:09 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of January 22, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 22-28.

[01/30/07 - 03:07 PM]
Donny Osmond to Host "The Great American Dream Vote" on the ABC Television Network
The new reality series "gives anyone the chance to make his/her lifelong wishes come true."

[01/30/07 - 03:06 PM]
ABC Announces February Sweeps Highlights, Including the Return of "Lost," the Oscars, Hosted by Ellen Degenernes, the First Ever Oscar Special from Oprah Winfrey, and Jam-Packed Original Episodes of Some of Television's Biggest Hits
The network's February highlights include the return of "Lost," "79th Annual Academy Awards" hosted by Ellen DeGeneres and the first ever "Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special."

[01/30/07 - 01:51 PM]
CBS Has Five of the Top 10 Shows of the Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 22-28.

[01/30/07 - 01:48 PM]
Saturday Night Live Features a Five-Time Host, an Oscar Front Runner and Hot Music February 3 and 10
Drew Barrymore and Forest Whitaker are the latest hosts, with musical guests Lily Allen and Keith Urban respectively.

[01/30/07 - 01:47 PM]
Tell Us Your Story Animated Shorts - Featuring Love Stories from Viewers - Premiere February 1 During "Whole Lotta Love" Month, on Hallmark Channel
The first round of 30-second programs feature love stories as part of the network's "Whole Lotta Love Month."

[01/30/07 - 01:46 PM]
Hallmark Channel Delivers Highest-Ever-Rated January Fueled by New Mystery Movies and Basic Cable Premiere of "Troy"
The latest installments of "Murder 101," "Mystery Woman" and "McBride" helped drive the cable channel's success.

[01/30/07 - 01:43 PM]
Bravo Has Best Month Ever in Bravo History
"Top Chef" averaged 2.7 million total viewers and 1.9 million adults 18-49 in January.

[01/30/07 - 01:42 PM]
Oscar, Grammy and Tony Award Winner Andrew Lloyd Webber to Make a Special Appearance as a Guest Judge on NBC's Newest Reality Competition Series "Grease: You'Re the One That I Want" on Sunday, February 11.
The two-hour live show begins with the results of America's vote following the January 28th episode and the first dramatic elimination of one Sandy and one Danny hopeful.

[01/30/07 - 01:40 PM]
The Return of 'Heroes' Paces NBC's Week of JaN. 22-28
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 22-28.

[01/30/07 - 01:37 PM]
Image Entertainment and NBC Universal Television Distribution Sign Agreement for 14 Films Produced for the Sci Fi Channel
14 of the network's most popular Saturday originals are headed to DVD.

[01/30/07 - 10:29 AM]
Five-Time Grammy(R) Award Winning Band, the Police, to Perform on the Grammy Awards for the First Time When They Reunite to Open the Show, on "The 49th Annual Grammy Awards," Live from Staples Center in Los Angeles, FeB. 11 on the CBS Television Network
Joan Baez, Melissa Etheridge, Jennifer Hudson, Queen Latifah, Chris Rock and Stevie Wonder also added as presenters.

[01/30/07 - 10:28 AM]
Access Hollywood Scores Best Ratings in Nearly Three Years
The syndicated newsmagazine scored its best national syndication household, total viewer and demographic ratings in nearly three years during the week of January 15, 2007.

[01/30/07 - 10:05 AM]
Lifetime Networks Celebrates Valentine's Day Throughout February with Movie Festivals on Lifetime Television and Lmn Along with Romance Advice from Relationship Experts on LifetimetV.com and LmntV.com
The Valentine's Day love marathon begins with the premiere of "A Valentine Carol," starring Emma Caulfield, on Sunday, February 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/30/07 - 10:03 AM]
Bravo Double Dips with a Tasty "Top Chef" Season Finale and "Top Design" Series Premiere on Wednesday, January 31 Beginning at 10 P.M. ET/PT
The cable channel touts Wednesday's "Top Chef" finale as well as the launch of "Top Design."

[01/30/07 - 12:13 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 30
Updates include: Casting news on NBC's pilots, a new home for Oxygen's "Tease" and VH1 to burn off "Armed & Famous."

[01/29/07 - 09:34 PM]
Screen Actors Guild Honors Outstanding Film & Television Peformances in 13 Categories at the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
TNT details the complete list of recipients of the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

[01/29/07 - 09:33 PM]
Showtime Celebrates Black History Month with Premieres of Two Docs, Two Feature Films & the 15th Anniversary of the Black Filmmaker Showcase
The salute kicks off on Thursday, February 1st with the annual Black Filmmakers Showcase, a noteworthy initiative that has introduced America and the industry to the talents of unknown black directors each February for the past 15 years.

[01/29/07 - 09:32 PM]
Hallmark Channel Launches Fourth Annual Multi-Platform Valentine's Day Promotion with Hallmark Gold Crown(R) Stores
The campaign will also spotlight its upcoming movie "Love is a Four Letter Word," which premieres Saturday, February 3.

[01/29/07 - 09:31 PM]
History Turned Hysterical Comedy Central(R) Celebrates Black History Month with a Weekend of "Hysterical Blackness" Beginning Friday, February 23 Through Sunday, February 25
Stand up specials featuring Finesse Mitchell and Loni Love are among the offerings set for the weekend of February 23-25.

[01/29/07 - 09:30 PM]
Jamie Foxx's Laffapalooza '07 Premieres Saturday, February 24 at 10:00 PM* on Comedy Central(R)
This year's special is hosted by Anthony Anderson and features performances from the rising stars of urban comedy including Pat Brown, Corey Miller, Rickey Smiley, Kevin Hart, Maronzio Vance, and Talent.

[01/29/07 - 09:29 PM]
The Monkey Hits the Road in "Where's Lazlo?"
The network will premiere its first ever one-hour Cartoon Network Studios original movie, "Where's Lazlo?," on Sunday, February 18.

[01/29/07 - 02:07 PM]
ABC and Touchstone Television Honored with Three Wins at the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
Chandra Wilson, America Ferrera and the cast of "Grey's Anatomy" all took home honors at the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

[01/29/07 - 02:05 PM]
CBS to Rock 'N' (Super) Bowl in February
"The Super Bowl" and "Grammy Awards" highlight the Eye's plans for next month.

[01/29/07 - 02:02 PM]
CBS Wins Sunday in Viewers and Adults 25-54 for the Third Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 28.

[01/29/07 - 01:26 PM]
NBC Sweetens February with 28 Days of Comedy, Drama, Gamesmanship, Valentines -- and an Array of Guest Stars Including Oscar Nominee Forest Whitaker, Isabella Rossellini, George Takei, Paul Reubens, Kim Delaney, Mary Stuart Masterson, D.L. Hughley, Magic Johnson, Ron Silver, Beau Bridges, Natalie Cole, Sandra Bernhard and Eric Roberts
In addition, NBC salutes Valentine's Day with a Thursday night of Cupid-worthy comedies on February 8 as well as Valentine-themed episodes of "Las Vegas" on February 9 and "Medium" on February 14.

[01/29/07 - 01:21 PM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, January 28, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 28.

[01/29/07 - 01:20 PM]
Lucy Liu, Jerry O'Connell Set to Guest Star in ABC's Hit Comedy, "Ugly Betty"
Liu will play Grace Chin, a.k.a. "The Chin," a formerly frumpy college classmate whom Daniel Meade once stood up on a date while O'Connell is set as Joel, a man Alexis Meade (Rebecca Romijn) meets while slumming in a sports bar with Wilhelmina Slater (Vanessa Williams).

[01/29/07 - 01:19 PM]
Emily Vancamp ("Everwood") Joins the Cast of ABC's Hit Freshman Drama Series "Brothers & Sisters"
VanCamp will play Rebecca Harper, the daughter of William Walker (Tom Skerritt) and mistress Holly Harper (Patricia Wettig), whose existence has been kept secret for twenty years.

[01/29/07 - 10:52 AM]
'Show Me That Smile Again ...'
The popular family comedy "Growing Pains" will now join Nick at Nite's sitcom line-up beginning Monday, February 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/29/07 - 10:51 AM]
Academy Award(R) Nominated and Golden Globe(R) and Emmy(R) Award-Winning Actress Gena Rowlands ('Gloria') Along with Lacey Chabert ('Party of Five') to Star in the Touching Lifetime Original Movie 'What If God Were the Sun?'
The project is described as a "stirring drama about a cynical emergency room nurse who forms an exceptional connection with a terminally ill patient and how that bond changes her life forever."

[01/29/07 - 10:47 AM]
Feel the Love on FOX This February
The network's sweeps schedule includes guest appearances by Natalie Portman, Tom Arnold, Phyllis Diller, Eric Idle, Margaret Cho, Stephen Fry, Charles Durning, Martin Mull, James Cromwell, Chad Lowe, Powers Boothe, Kevin Sorbo, Stacy Keach, Ernie Hudson, Jamie Farr, George Segal, Tom Petty, John Goodman, Peter Graves, Kate Walsh, Anthony Anderson, John C. McGinley and Eddie McClintock.

[01/29/07 - 12:46 AM]
Development Update: Monday, January 29
Updates include: CBS and FOX each add two pilots, plus a start date for Lifetime's "Blood Ties" and "extra" seasons for "Extra."

[01/26/07 - 09:45 PM]
CBS Pulls 'Armed & Famous,' the CW Confirms 'Reba' End
"Armed" gets the hook effectively immediately while the CW will wrap "Reba's" six-season run on February 18.

[01/26/07 - 09:25 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Quality Programming to Be Recognized as the 2007 Camie Awards Bestow Honors on Two Films
The network's originals "The Christmas Card" and "Hidden Places" have been selected to receive 2007 Character And Morality In Entertainment (CAMIE) awards.

[01/26/07 - 03:23 PM]
ABC Shifts Wednesday Night Comedy Lineup
The Alphabet swaps "The Knights of Prosperity" and "According to Jim" as part of its revamped Wednesday lineup, beginning next week.

[01/26/07 - 11:27 AM]
CBS Wins Thursday in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, January 25.

[01/26/07 - 11:25 AM]
Quick Take for Thursday, January 25, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 25.

[01/26/07 - 11:24 AM]
ABC Announces Early Series Pick-Ups of "America's Funniest Home Videos," "Supernanny" and "Wife Swap"
All three series will return for the 2007-08 season.

[01/26/07 - 09:33 AM]
FX Sets Premiere Date for New Series the Riches
The show's premiere on Monday, March 12 at 10:00/9:00c will air with limited commercial interruption.

[01/26/07 - 09:31 AM]
So You Think You Can Dance, Last Summer's No. 1 Show, Begins Talent Search for Season Three
Producers will travel to New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Atlanta in search of dancers who best represent the rhythm of America.

[01/26/07 - 12:17 AM]
Development Update: Friday, January 26
Updates include: Directors line up on nearly a dozen pilots, plus Michael Vartan and Gabrielle Union score lead roles on separate ABC projects.

[01/25/07 - 04:29 PM]
Cupid Sets His Sights on the Huxtables When TV Land Celebrates Valentine's Day with the Cosby Show on February 8
TV Land celebrates Valentine's Day with four romantically funny episodes featuring Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Lena Horne and The Count Basie Orchestra.

[01/25/07 - 04:28 PM]
John Legend, John Mayer and Corinne Bailey Rae, All Multiple Grammy Award Nominees, Will Perform Together on "The 49th Annual Grammy(R) Awards," Live from Staples Center in Los Angeles, Sunday, FeB. 11 on the CBS Television Network
They join previously announced performers Christina Aguilera, Beyoncé, Mary J. Blige, the Dixie Chicks, Gnarls Barkley, Ludacris, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Justin Timberlake and Carrie Underwood.

[01/25/07 - 12:58 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 25
Updates include: New deals for "SVU's" Hargitay and Meloni, Sony axes "Behrendt" and pilot orders from CBS and the CW.







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[01/16/18 - 10:04 AM]
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[01/16/18 - 10:01 AM]
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[01/16/18 - 09:08 AM]
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