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[03/16/07 - 07:04 PM]
John Walsh Warns: The Law Named for My Son Isn't Protecting Kids the Way It's Supposed To
In an editorial published today, Walsh says that the law strengthening the National Sex Offender Registry and making it harder for predators to slip through the cracks isn't yet being implemented across the country.

[03/16/07 - 07:03 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, March 15, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 15.

[03/16/07 - 12:07 PM]
Peter Bogdanovich, David Cross, Tate Donovan, Amy Ryan, and Kristy Swanson Guest Star in Two "Ripped from the Headlines" Episodes on NBC's 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent'
Upcoming "ripped from the headlines" episodes will mirror the lives of Lisa Nowak and Anna Nicole Smith.

[03/16/07 - 02:09 AM]
Development Update: Friday, March 16
Updates include: Lots of work for "24" alums plus new projects from David Eick and Steven Spielberg.

[03/15/07 - 04:56 PM]
David Duchovny Makes Return to TV on Showtime in Sophisticated New Comedy Series (As Yet Untitled)
The pay channel confirms its 12-episode order for the series, which originally ran under the title "Californication."

[03/15/07 - 02:18 PM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, March 14, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 14.

[03/15/07 - 02:15 PM]
Mark Ruffalo Sits Down with James Lipton on Bravo's "Inside the Actors Studio" Monday, March 19 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
Host James Lipton follows Ruffalo's childhood and career, discussing his craft, which has lead him to memorable roles on the screen and off.

[03/15/07 - 02:10 PM]
Are You a "Dancing with the Stars" Aficionado? Put Your Skills to Test in the "Dancing with the Stars Fantasy Dancing Game"
One grand prize winner will receive a trip for two to Los Angeles, with hotel accommodations and two private dance lessons with two-time U.S. and World American Ballroom Champion Nick Kosovich.

[03/15/07 - 01:38 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of March 5-11): 'Silverman' Hits Series High in Finale
USA however remains the network to beat with five of the top 15 programs on cable last week.

[03/15/07 - 11:55 AM]
The CW's Beautiful Reality: Top Model Takes Time Period's Top Spot in Target Demos
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 14.

[03/15/07 - 11:51 AM]
ABC to Recap 'Housewives,' 'Grey'S' Once Again
Viewers can play catch-up on April 1 and April 12, respectively.

[03/15/07 - 11:40 AM]
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Gets Extra Credit with 13 Additional Episodes
The additional episodes will extend the show's run through Thursday, May 10.

[03/15/07 - 11:10 AM]
Mo'Nique's 'Charm School' Is Now in Session!
"Flavor of Love" season one stars Hottie, Goldie, Pumkin, Rain, Serious and Smiley as well as season two's Bootz, Buckeey, Buckwild, Krazy, Like Dat, Saaphyri and Toastee will all enroll in the spin-off.

[03/15/07 - 11:08 AM]
Lightweights Are Heavy Hitters on Season 5 of 'The Ultimate Fighter' on Spike TV
Former UFC Lightweight Champion Jens Pulver and former UFC Welterweight Champion B.J. Penn will serve as coaches during the upcoming season.

[03/15/07 - 11:07 AM]
MTV & Hilary Duff Celebrate New Album, Dignity, with the Premiere of 'Hilary Duff: This Is Now' on Monday, April 2 at 9:30pm ET/PT
The two half-hour documentary specials will air on Monday, April 2 and Monday, April 9, both at 9:30/8:30c.

[03/15/07 - 09:53 AM]
Bravo Airs 10 Episodes of NBC's Critically-Acclaimed Drama "Friday Night Lights," Starting Friday, March 16 at 7:00 PM ET/PT
Bravo will air encores every Friday and Saturday in March and April, in anticipation of its season finale on NBC next month.

[03/15/07 - 09:51 AM]
Lulu and Peter Noone to Coach Top 11 on "American Idol" Tuesday, March 20, on Fox
Lulu will perform "To Sir, with Love" while Noone will sing "There's a Kind of Hush" on Wednesday's results show.

[03/15/07 - 09:50 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "October Road" (ABC)

[03/15/07 - 09:48 AM]
Brandon Rogers Is Eliminated from the "American Idol" Competition
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[03/15/07 - 01:53 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 15
Updates include: Pilots lure Chris Klein, Jason Biggs, Ricki Lake and Michael McKean.

[03/14/07 - 11:58 PM]
Pussycat Dolls Claw Their Way to Second in Target Demos Against Tough Idol Competition
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 13.

[03/14/07 - 04:40 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: CBS's "Jericho"

[03/14/07 - 02:22 PM]
Jenna Elfman and Susan Sullivan ("Dharma & Greg") to Guest Star on ABC's "Brothers & Sisters"
The pair will play mother and daughter from the Walkers' lifelong nemesis family on the show's April 15 episode.

[03/14/07 - 02:20 PM]
National Bingo Night to Premiere Friday, May 18, on the ABC Television Network
Three games of fast-paced, high stakes Bingo are played each night with the viewing public invited to join along.

[03/14/07 - 12:24 PM]
Bravo's "Shear Genius" Follows 12 Hair Stylists as They Cut Their Way to the Finish - Premiering Wednesday, April 11 at 11 PM ET/PT, Following the Season Finale of "Top Design"
The participants will compete for the ultimate title of "Shear Genius," $100,000 in seed money from Nexxus and a chance to style hair for an Allure magazine feature.

[03/14/07 - 10:31 AM]
Anticipation and Angst Fill the Air in the Season Two Premiere of ABC Family's Original Series 'Falcon Beach' April 9
The series will air Mondays at 7:00/6:00c where it will take over for "Lincoln Heights," which wraps its season the previous week.

[03/14/07 - 10:27 AM]
Vh1, Jack Black and Channel 101 Join to Stem Tide of 'Unacceptable Media'
The accompanying Web site launches today and will be followed by a weekly TV series premiering on VH1 on March 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/14/07 - 10:25 AM]
Atomfilms, Spike TV and Lucasfilm LtD. Join Forces for the 'Star Wars(Tm) Fan Movie Challenge'
Challenge award recipients will be unveiled online, on-air on Spike TV and at the massive Star Wars Celebration IV fan event in Los Angeles May 24 to 28.

[03/14/07 - 10:24 AM]
'Painkiller Jane' Jumps Into Action
Following the debut of the show's 22 one-hour episodes on Sci Fi, the series will have a domestic broadcast weekly syndication window in Fall 2007.

[03/14/07 - 10:23 AM]
NBC Universal and MobiTV Announce First-Ever Wireless Deal for Full-Length Primetime on Demand Programming
The studio will make full-length primetime on demand programming available over U.S. wireless networks for the first time.

[03/14/07 - 10:22 AM]
Jonathan Antin, DR. Jerry Buss, Giuliana De Pandi, Vanessa Minnillo, Kimora Lee Simmons, and Jerry Springer Headline Panel of Judges for Miss USA on NBC Friday, March 23, 9-11 PM ET/PT
The pageant will also make a return to Los Angeles after airing the last two years live from Baltimore, Maryland.

[03/14/07 - 10:20 AM]
Bone Chilling Arctic Adventure Shoot Aboard U.S. Navy Submarine at North Pole for Mgm's New 'Stargate: Continuum'
"Stargate: Continuum," which is being co-financed by MGM and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, will shoot a variety of scenes on location in the Arctic ice, located approximately 200 nautical miles north of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska.

[03/14/07 - 10:19 AM]
Nominees Announced for the 34th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards Today on CBS News' "The Early Show"
CBS leads the nominations with 57 and the network will broadcast the event on Friday, June 15.

[03/14/07 - 01:20 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 14
Updates include: Penn Badgley, Polly Walker, Jake Busey and Melissa McCarthy all snag pilots while CBS eyes a new game show and FOX tables "NSA Innocent."

[03/13/07 - 10:34 PM]
Cw11's Hit Reality Series "America's Next Top Model" Holds Open Casting Call for Cycle 9 in New York City
Casting is looking for females, ages 18 to 27, of diverse backgrounds, shapes, sizes and with a minimum height requirement of 5'7" tall.

[03/13/07 - 10:34 PM]
Hallmark Channel Ranks #7 in Weekly Prime Time Ratings Race
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, March 10.

[03/13/07 - 05:15 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: ABC's "Ugly Betty"

[03/13/07 - 02:50 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of March 5, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 5-11.

[03/13/07 - 02:47 PM]
American Inventor Begins Second-Season Search to Discover the Hottest New Product and Make One Struggling Inventor's Dream Come True
Casting calls will be held in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, New York City, Orlando and Houston.

[03/13/07 - 01:22 PM]
NBC New Improv Series 'Thank God You'Re Here' - Television's Most Dangerous New Comedy Challenge - Adds More Daring Actors to Try Their Hand at Improv
Kevin Nealon, Bill Bellamy, Jane Lynch, Richard Kind, Edie McClurg, Wendie Malick, Brian Poeshn and Harland Williams are all set to appear on the upcoming series.

[03/13/07 - 01:19 PM]
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Makes Guest Appearance on NBC's 'The Apprentice: Los Angeles' on Sunday, March 18 (10-11 P.M. Et)
This week's task is delivered on the set of NBC's "Passions," where Donald Trump talks about how soap operas got their name, and introduces them to executives from Dial.

[03/13/07 - 01:18 PM]
CBS Flexes Its Rebroadcast Muscle
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 5-11.

[03/13/07 - 01:16 PM]
Showtime Deals a Pair of Kings
The pay channel will encore CBS' Jonathan Rhys Meyers-led mini-series "Elvis" on March 31, the night before his new series "The Tudors" bows.

[03/13/07 - 10:41 AM]
The World's Top Music, Film and Television Stars Will Appear in Two New Specials -- "Listen Live" and "Why Listen" -- to Benefit the Planet's Most Disadvantaged Children, on the CBS Television Network in July
The specials will raise money for the Listen Charity Campaign 2007, a worldwide campaign that is expected to fund numerous charity projects worldwide, and will be broadcast on two consecutive nights in July.

[03/13/07 - 10:40 AM]
Lifetime Original Movie 'What If God Were the Sun?' Starring Academy Award(R) Nominated and Golden Globe(R) and Emmy(R) Award-Winning Actress Gena Rowlands ('Gloria') and Lacey Chabert ('Party of Five') to Premiere Monday, May 14 on Lifetime Television
The drama revolves around a cynical emergency room nurse who forms an exceptional connection with a terminally ill patient and how that bond changes her life forever.

[03/13/07 - 10:36 AM]
Bravo Announces First-Ever Media Acquisition with TelevisionwithoutpitY.com, the Online Destination for the Discerning TV "Junkie"
TWoP becomes Bravo's latest addition to its portfolio of linked digital assets and broadband properties that includes BravoTV.com and the TRIO suite of channels: BrilliantButCancelled.com, OUTzoneTV.com and getTRIO.com

[03/13/07 - 10:34 AM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of March 5-11
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 5-11.

[03/13/07 - 10:12 AM]
TNT Boasts Oscar(R), Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Winners in Dynamic Original Programming Slate
The network details its summer slate, which includes new series "Heartland" and "Saving Grace" as well as the limited series "The Company." Plus: a complete round-up of its projects in development.

[03/13/07 - 10:08 AM]
TBS Attracts Top Names for New Prime Time and Late-Night Original Series
The cable channel renews "10 Items or Less" for a second season as well as releases info on its various projects in development.

[03/13/07 - 10:04 AM]
Court TV Gears Up for Major Branding Initiative, Including New Name, New Look, New Logo and Expansion of Network's Already Successful Line-Up to Emphasize Exciting Real-Life Stories
Development slate includes "The Room," a real-life look at police interrogations; "The Real Hustle," featuring a trio of con artists targeting unsuspecting marks; "Tiger Team," featuring a team of security experts hired to test high-end security systems; and "Most Daring," a gripping series that focuses on life-or-death rescues.







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[09/18/14 - 11:31 AM]
FX Picks Up "Tyrant" for a Second Season
Production is scheduled to begin next spring with the second season returning in the summer of 2015.

[09/18/14 - 09:32 AM]
TVGN (TV Guide Network) to Rebrand as "POP" - New Brand to Launch in First Quarter 2015
POP is billed as "a multi-platform destination dedicated to celebrating the fun of being a fan."

[09/18/14 - 09:01 AM]
BBC America Presents the 2014 Britannia Awards Honorees
BAFTA Los Angeles will honor Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Emma Watson, Mike Leigh and Dame Judi Dench at this year's awards ceremony.

[09/18/14 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Got Talent" Finale, "Laura" Premiere
The Peacock easily leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/18/14 - 08:22 AM]
Comedy Central's "@midnight" Joins New York Comedy Festival Lineup, Will Tape and Air Week of Shows in NYC
The social media sensation joins the stellar lineup of the 2014 New York Comedy Festival to tape a week of shows which will air Monday, November 3 through Thursday, November 6.

[09/18/14 - 06:09 AM]
Darrell Hammond to Serve as New Announcer for "Saturday Night Live"
Hammond will take over the role from the late Don Pardo.

[09/18/14 - 05:54 AM]
Aubrey Plaza to Be Voice of Grumpy Cat in Lifetime's "Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever" Premiering November 29
The infamous kitty with the hilariously woeful but endearing facial expression stars in her very own live-action Christmas movie this holiday season.

[09/17/14 - 10:00 PM]
Winner Voted of NBC's Hit Summer Series "America's Got Talent"
The winner will headline "America's Got Talent Live" at The AXIS Powered by Monster at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas (September 26 and 27).

[09/17/14 - 01:35 PM]
ABC Family's "100 Days Until Christmas" Campaign a Social Media Hit on Facebook
"Pretty Little Liars" continues to be dominate on Twitter, ranking as TV's #1 most-tweeted TV drama series of Summer 2014.

[09/17/14 - 01:35 PM]
The Viral Video Show That Started It All, "America's Funniest Home Videos," Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Maker Studios Content Partnership Anchored by Original Clip Show "ShayFV" Starring Shay Carl
The original content initiative extends an existing relationship between Vin Di Bona Productions and Maker Studios.

[09/17/14 - 01:34 PM]
Former President Bill Clinton to Appear on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" Thursday, September 18 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
President Clinton will preside over the 10th Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, which takes place next week (September 21-24) in New York City.

[09/17/14 - 01:33 PM]
A+E Networks(R) Hits 22 Million Downloads with TV Everywhere Apps
The free, ad-supported TV Everywhere apps offer fans access to full episodes, movies and exclusive clips of their favorite A+E Networks HD programming.

[09/17/14 - 12:44 PM]
TBS to Celebrate 20 Years of "Friends" with 20-Episode Marathon on Sept. 22
"We're thrilled to be celebrating Friends' 20th anniversary by giving fans the chance to choose their favorite episodes for TBS's 20-episode marathon," said Phil Oppenheim.

[09/17/14 - 12:38 PM]
SundanceTV Celebrates Academy(R) Award Winner Danny Boyle
In honor of his upcoming series "Babylon," SundanceTV is featuring an evening-long celebration of the renowned director, including the original long form episode that inspired the series of the same name.

[09/17/14 - 12:24 PM]
HGTV's "Love It or List It" Begins Production in Raleigh-Durham
Producers at Big Coat Productions are actively seeking potential homeowners who are torn between renovating their existing home and relocating to a new residence.