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[03/01/07 - 10:16 PM]
Fast Break, Score! Hallmark Channel's March Madness Includes More Original Movies Than Any Other Network
The cable channel books three original movies for the month of March.

[03/01/07 - 02:19 PM]
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Makes the Grade with Four Additional Episodes Scheduled for Thursday Nights on Fox
Network also dumps "Nanny 911" and "Trading Spouses" in favor of "Family Guy" and "American Dad" repeats.

[03/01/07 - 01:38 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of February 19-25): Usa, Lifetime, VH1 Land in Top 15
Also making the cut: E!'s red carpet coverage of the Oscars.

[03/01/07 - 01:12 PM]
Kevin Reilly Re-Ups as President, NBC Entertainment
Reilly has signed a new, multi-year deal to continue as President of NBC Entertainment, a position he's held for nearly three years.

[03/01/07 - 01:10 PM]
Two Incredible Forces Come Together as Spider-Man Meets NBC's 'Heroes' for a Night of Event Programming
NBC will air an exclusive one-minute clip from the film during the March 5 episode of "Heroes," then premiere seven and a half minutes from the film online, exclusively on NBC.com, for 24 hours.

[03/01/07 - 11:29 AM]
CBS Wins February Sweep in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the February sweeps period.

[03/01/07 - 11:22 AM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, February 28, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 28.

[03/01/07 - 10:52 AM]
Kids' Wb! on the CW Nets New Spider-Man Animated Series for Early 2008 Premiere
"Our goal is to reinterpret these great characters and concepts for our millennium," supervising producer Greg Weisman said.

[03/01/07 - 10:50 AM]
FOX Unveils Landmark Plan to Extend Network Programming to Affiliate Web Sites Through "FOX on Demand"
The lineup of shows currently available includes "24," "Bones," "Prison Break," "Standoff," "Vanished," "Talkshow With Spike Feresten," "'Til Death," "The Loop," "War at Home," "American Dad" and "The Winner."

[03/01/07 - 10:47 AM]
Bravo Premieres One-Hour Documentary on Anna Nicole Smith, March 2, 10-11 P.M. ET/PT
The exclusive in-depth interview with Larry Birkhead, photographer and former boyfriend of Smith, features never-before-seen archival footage and photos of Smith with her late husband, billionaire J. Howard Marshall.

[03/01/07 - 12:27 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 1
Updates include: Lots of casting news, including pilots for Horatio Sanz, Faith Ford, Paul Reubens and Donald Sutherland.

[02/28/07 - 04:17 PM]
Promax/Bda, the CW and Blink Launch College Competition to Find Best Supernatural Promo
The contest calls for undergrads to submit their original multiplatform trailers and commercials promoting "Supernatural" for the chance to jumpstart their creative careers with a CW internship and invaluable exposure.

[02/28/07 - 04:16 PM]
Contestants Wanted for "Crowned: The Mother of All Pageants," the CW's Upcoming Mother-Daugher Reality Series
The search includes open casting calls in four major cities - Orlando (March 3), Raleigh (March 3), Dallas (March 10) and Phoenix/Tempe (March 10).

[02/28/07 - 03:12 PM]
'South Park' Is Back with All New Episodes
As a bonus, fans will be able to download the uncensored version of each new episode from the 11th season on iTunes the Tuesday after it premieres beginning on Tuesday, March 13.

[02/28/07 - 01:39 PM]
Victoria Beckham Signs Posh Deal with NBC for a New Summer Reality Series -- from the Producers of "American Idol" -- Spotlighting Her Glamorous New Life in Los Angeles
The six, half-hour episodes are slated to premiere this summer.

[02/28/07 - 01:37 PM]
It's March Murder Mystery Month on Sleuth!
Every Friday and Saturday night throughout the month features the best murder mysteries beginning with "Coldblooded" starring Jason Priestly on March 2nd, followed by "The Watcher" starring Keanu Reeves on March 3rd.

[02/28/07 - 01:36 PM]
It's March Movie Madness at Universal Hd
Universal HD is gearing up for March Movie Madness with HD film premieres every Friday night.

[02/28/07 - 01:36 PM]
Production Begins March 5 on "The Next Best Thing: Who Is the Greatest Celebrity Impersonator?" (Fka "The Imposter"), an Hour-Long Weekly Alternative Series Slated for Summer 2007 on Abc
Auditions will be held in four cities - Los Angeles (March 5-6), Las Vegas (March 11-12), New York (March 20-21), and Orlando (March 28-29).

[02/28/07 - 01:35 PM]
Vincent Pastore Withdraws from "Dancing with the Stars"
"When I initially committed to joining 'Dancing with the Stars,' I didn't realize just how physically demanding it would be for me. Unable to put forth my best effort, I felt it appropriate to step aside and give someone else the opportunity," said Pastore.

[02/28/07 - 11:44 AM]
USA Tops February Ratings
USA spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/28/07 - 12:11 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 28
Updates include: James Caan and Nikki Cox leave "Las Vegas," HBO greenlights "Generation Kill" and plenty of pilot casting news.

[02/27/07 - 10:12 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of FeB. 19-25
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 19-25.

[02/27/07 - 10:11 PM]
Hallmark Channel Receives a Whole Lotta Love from Viewers Who Tuned in to Make It the Highest-Ever-Rated February for the Network
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/27/07 - 10:10 PM]
Get Ready to Feast on Comedy from the Middle East the World Television Premiere of "Axis of Evil Comedy Tour" Debuts Saturday, March 10 at 11:00 P.M. on Comedy Central(R)
The features comedians Maz Jobrani, Ahmed Ahmed and Aron Kader with special guest, Dean Obeidallah.

[02/27/07 - 04:09 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, February 26, 2007 - (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 26.

[02/27/07 - 04:08 PM]
CBS News' "48 Hours Mystery" Is Saturday's Number One Program in Households, Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, February 24.

[02/27/07 - 01:52 PM]
Interview: "Ncis" Star Michael Weatherly

[02/27/07 - 01:23 PM]
Henry Simmons Becomes a Series Regular on "Shark"
Simmons, who has had a recurring role on "Shark" since he first guest-starred in the series' second episode, joins the cast in a regular role.

[02/27/07 - 01:21 PM]
CBS Weekly Ratings Highlights
CBS spins the numbers for the week of February 19-25.

[02/27/07 - 01:20 PM]
CBS Wins Monday in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, February 26.

[02/27/07 - 01:19 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of February 19, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 19-25.

[02/27/07 - 11:58 AM]
NBC Bets on Renewing 'Las Vegas' for a Fifth High-Rolling Season Through 2007-08
"Vegas" joins "Heroes," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "My Name Is Earl" and "The Office" as NBC's returning class for the 2007-08 season.

[02/27/07 - 10:45 AM]
NBC Universal's New Cable Network Chiller Goes Online with Premiere on March 1st
The date also marks the debut of its new companion website -- chillertv.com.

[02/27/07 - 10:44 AM]
NBC's "Apprentice" Candidates Put on Vip Event for Lexus, and the Winners Get to Record a Song with Hip-Hop Superstar Snoop Dogg on Sunday, March 4 (10-11 P.M. Et)
While the winners get to spend an evening recording a song with Snoop Dogg, the losing team is shocked to see two of their teammates fired in an explosive boardroom finale.

[02/27/07 - 10:43 AM]
NBC.com Previews Mid-Season Series and Streams Four New NBC Primetime Programs
The site also will have bonus episodes of "The Black Donnellys" and "Andy Barker" which will be Web-exclusives.

[02/27/07 - 10:38 AM]
Treat Williams, Samaire Armstrong and Kevin Pollak Star in the Lifetime Original Movie 'The Staircase Murders' from Lionsgate, a Riveting Crime Story Based on Actual Events of a Best-Selling Novelist Accused of Murdering His Wife Premiering Sunday, April 15
The original movie premieres Sunday, April 15, at 8:00/7:00c, with a special encore airing on Monday, April 16, at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/27/07 - 10:35 AM]
Comedy Central(R) to Launch Late-Night Series 'Web Shows' Featuring All Original Broadband Programming
The half-hour late-night series, premiering March 5, features all original broadband programming from comedycentral.com and AtomFilms.

[02/27/07 - 10:33 AM]
Soaring "Smackdown" Scores Series Highest Ratings in Over a Year in Adults 18-34 and 18-49
The CW spins the numbers for Friday, February 23.

[02/27/07 - 12:54 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 27
Updates include: MTV adds six new series while Fred Willard, Christopher Titus, Dylan McDermott and Carrie-Anne Moss all land pilot gigs.

[02/26/07 - 10:07 PM]
GSN's First-Ever National Vocabulary Championship Takes Place March 5 in New York
The 50 NVC finalists represent 26 states and hail from diverse cultural and educational backgrounds.

[02/26/07 - 10:06 PM]
AMC Announces Casting and Starts Production of Second Original Pilot "Breaking Bad"
Bryan Cranston toplines the cast, which includes Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Dean Norris and Betsy Brandt.

[02/26/07 - 10:05 PM]
Supernanny Is Saving the World One Family at a Time in a Marathon Airing Sunday, March 11 on ABC Family
The eight back-to-back episodes will air on ABC Family, Sunday, March 11th (11:00 AM - 7:00 PM ET/PT).

[02/26/07 - 05:48 PM]
Join Seth Macfarlane, Rob Corddry and Ricky Blitt of "The Winner" for a Live Video Webcast Sunday, March 4, on FOX.com
This "no-holds-barred" live video webcast will allow viewers to talk directly to the creative forces behind "The Winner."

[02/26/07 - 03:16 PM]
Andrew Dice Clay Resurfaces in VH1's 'Dice Undisputed'
The seven-episode series premieres with back-to-back installments on Sunday, March 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/26/07 - 03:15 PM]
Sunday, February 25, 2007 - Fast National Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 25.

[02/26/07 - 01:00 PM]
Shohreh Aghdashloo Guest Stars on ABC's Hit Drama Series "Grey's Anatomy"
Aghdashloo will portray patient Helen Crawford in the show's March 15 episode.

[02/26/07 - 12:52 PM]
The Futon's Second Look: "The Black Donnellys" (NBC)

[02/26/07 - 12:10 PM]
NBC's New Improv Comedy Series 'Thank God You'Re Here' --Television's Most Dangerous New Comedy Challenge -- Premieres Monday, April 9 and April 16 Before Resuming in Regular Day and Time on Wednesdays Beginning April 18 (8-9 P.M.)
Upcoming guest stars include Fred Willard, Tom Arnold, Fran Drescher, Tom Green, Chelsea Handler, George Takei, Shannon Elizabeth, Paul Rodriguez, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Mo'Nique, Angela Kinsey, Alanis Morrisette, Jason Alexander and Ana Gasteyer.

[02/26/07 - 12:07 PM]
NBC to Award $250,000 to Winner of Its Hit Laughfest "Last Comic Standing"
The winner will also receive an exclusive talent contract with NBC Universal and their own half-hour comedy special on Bravo.

[02/26/07 - 09:53 AM]
Hallmark Channel Unveils "Make Yourself at Home " -- New On-Air Look and Campaign -- March 1
The new on-air look and campaign will reinforce the network's reputation as "a destination for quality, family-friendly programming where viewers can get comfortable and tune-in for great stories."







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