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[03/20/07 - 10:42 PM]
Hallmark Channel Consistently Ranks in Top 10
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of March 12-18.

[03/20/07 - 10:41 PM]
AMC Builds Innovative Programming Package to Modernize Western Genre
AMC spins the numbers for the week of March 12-18.

[03/20/07 - 05:11 PM]
The Hills Are Alive with "The Sound of Music," as One of the Most Beloved Films of All Time Makes Its Cable Premiere on ABC Family
Since it first began airing on television in 1976, "The Sound of Music" has only appeared on broadcast networks and has never aired on pay or basic cable.

[03/20/07 - 05:09 PM]
2007 FOX Program Development Guide - Specials
FOX details five of its special broadcasts due to air next season.

[03/20/07 - 05:06 PM]
2007 FOX Program Development Guide - Drama Series
FOX details its 10 drama pilots under consideration for next season.

[03/20/07 - 04:57 PM]
2007 FOX Program Development Guide - Comedy Series
FOX details its 13 comedy pilots under consideration for next season.

[03/20/07 - 03:28 PM]
Top Model and "Pussycat Dolls" Boost the CW
The CW spins the numbers for the week of March 12-18.

[03/20/07 - 03:27 PM]
Hoops Scores for CBS as the Network Wins Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Key Men Demographics and Friday and Saturday in Viewers and Key Adult Demos
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 12-18.

[03/20/07 - 03:25 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, March 19, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 19.

[03/20/07 - 11:45 AM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of March 12-18
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 12-18.

[03/20/07 - 11:42 AM]
Access Hollywood's Nancy O'Dell and Tim Vincent to Host the 2007 Miss Usa(R) Pageant Telecast Live on NBC from Los Angeles, California on Friday, March 23rd, 9-11 P.M. ET/PT
Joining the celebrity-judging panel: NFL quarterback Vince Young of the Tennessee Titans.

[03/20/07 - 11:41 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of March 12, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 12-18.

[03/20/07 - 11:38 AM]
Auditions Begin in Denver, Nashville and Phoenix for "National Bingo Night," a New Alternative Series from ABC Premiering Friday, May 18
Auditions are set to begin Saturday, March 24 in Denver, Colorado and Nashville, Tennessee, and in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday, March 31.

[03/20/07 - 11:37 AM]
Season 3 of the Hit MTV / MTV2 Series, the Andy Milonakis Show, Set to Premiere Via Digital Distribution for First Time Ever
The show's complete third season will be available for purchase/download on March 27, a month before its April 27 premiere on MTV2.

[03/20/07 - 01:37 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 20
Updates include: "Extras" to wrap, ABC adds another series to its summer slate plus our usual wave of casting news.

[03/19/07 - 10:38 PM]
Louis C.K. Stands Up to Comedy Central(R) in the Network Television Premiere of "Louis C.K." Debuting Saturday April 7, at 11:30 P.M.
Louis C.K. was the head writer, executive producer and star of the 2006 HBO sitcom, "Lucky Louie."

[03/19/07 - 10:37 PM]
Lewis Black Takes New York by Storm in the Network Television Premiere of His Laugh-Out-Loud Special "Lewis Black: Black on Broadway" Debuting Saturday, April 7 at 10:00 P.M. on Comedy Central(R)
The special, which originally aired on HBO, features Black taking comedic aim at color-coded terror warnings, the small pox vaccine and the no-good tricksters at the Weather Channel.

[03/19/07 - 10:36 PM]
It's the Funniest Impending Apocalypse Ever! Comedy Central Records(R) Releases "Christopher Titus: The 5th Annual End of the World Tour" Double Cd on Tuesday, April 10
The album is a 90-minute stand-up special captured on two CDs and recorded at the Colony Theatre during the 2007 "South Beach Comedy Festival."

[03/19/07 - 03:36 PM]
Smallville and "Supernatural" Take It to the Rack
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, March 15.

[03/19/07 - 11:52 AM]
The Chris Matthews Show Renewed in More Than 95% of U.S. for 2007-2008 Season
The series has been renewed for a sixth season on stations from many top broadcast groups, including NBC Universal, Hearst-Argyle, Gannett, Post-Newsweek, Belo, Scripps, Clear Channel, Media General and more.

[03/19/07 - 11:51 AM]
'America's Got Talent' and Jerry Springer Are Coming to Dallas March 31 to Discover the Hottest Performers for the Return of NBC's Hit Talent-Competition Series
Springer will make a special appearance at the open call, which will take place on Saturday, March 31 at the Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre.

[03/19/07 - 11:48 AM]
ABC News Presents "Planet Earth 2007: Seven Ways to Help Save the World,"
This unprecedented global news event will feature ABC News anchors and correspondents reporting live from all seven continents throughout the day on Friday, April 20.

[03/19/07 - 11:47 AM]
ABC's Hit Show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Partners with Ford to "Edge Across America"
New promotion will give one deserving family in each of the 50 states a new Ford Edge as well as an "Extreme Garage Makeover" to one grand prize winner.

[03/19/07 - 10:38 AM]
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution Has Sold Dick Wolf's Hit Drama "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" in More Than 97% of the U.S.
Repeats of the veteran "Law & Order" spin-off will begin airing weekends on local stations beginning this fall.

[03/19/07 - 10:12 AM]
Mark Burnett and Steven Spielberg's "On the Lot" Makes Its Special Two-Night Series Premiere Tuesday, May 22, After "American Idol" and Thursday, May 24, Following "So You Think You Can Dance" on Fox
The summer series will now launch on Tuesday, May 22 at 9:00/8:00c and Thursday, May 24 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/19/07 - 12:52 AM]
Development Update: Monday, March 19
Updates include: FOX orders six episodes of "Anchorwoman," "Help Me" creators move to the ABC Television Studio and the usual casting round-up.

[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.







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[03/05/15 - 02:44 PM]
Little Women Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple with Lifetime(R)'s "Little Women: NY" Premiering on March 25
Viewers first got a glimpse of New York's Lila Call, when she made waves with the "Little Women: LA" cast and now they'll get to see her in action on her home turf with her group of east coast besties.

[03/05/15 - 01:13 PM]
Samantha Bee Heading to TBS - Former "Daily Show" Correspondent Signs Up to Host Comedy Series
The new show, which is in the early stages of development, is being planned as a platform for Bee to apply her smart and satirical point of view to current and relevant issues.

[03/05/15 - 01:08 PM]
Great American Country Renews Three Popular Series
The network announced the renewal of season two of "Flippin' RVs" (Justin and Anna Scribner), season three of "Junk Gypsies" (Amie Sikes and Jolie Sikes) and season four of "Celebrity Motor Homes" (Blair Herter).

[03/05/15 - 11:58 AM]
Nickelodeon's "Kids' Choice Awards" Host Nick Jonas, Platinum Selling Rapper Iggy Azalea with Grammy-Winner Jennifer Hudson, And Award Winning Pop-Rock Band 5 Seconds of Summer to Perform at This Year's Show
"We are so excited to be nominated and perform at the Kids' Choice Awards! It's our first time at the show and it's going to be awesome!" said 5 Seconds of Summer.

[03/05/15 - 11:53 AM]
Starz Announces Elisabeth Shue and Jason Schwartzman to Guest Star on "Blunt Talk"
Shue and Schwartzman will both appear as possible guests for Walter Blunt's (Patrick Stewart) nightly cable news show "Blunt Talk."

[03/05/15 - 11:41 AM]
#BieberRoast Roasters to Include Hannibal Buress, Chris D'Elia, Natasha Leggero, Ludacris, Shaq, Snoop Dogg, Martha Stewart and More!
This year's dais will also feature some of today's hottest comedians including Hannibal Buress, Chris D'Elia, Natasha Leggero and Jeffrey Ross.

[03/05/15 - 11:31 AM]
NBC's "Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon" Returns with Brand New Episodes
Special half-hour episodes will air Saturday, March 7 and April 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/05/15 - 10:59 AM]
"Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief," Highlighting Stories of Former Church of Scientology Members, Who Detail Their Lives as Followers, Debuts March 29 on HBO
Alex Gibney profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology, whose most prominent adherents include A-list Hollywood celebrities, shining a light on how the church cultivates true believers, detailing their experiences and what they are willing to do in the name of religion.

[03/05/15 - 10:35 AM]
AMC Continues the "Mad Men" Celebration with the Release of a Series of Tributes
Bryan Cranston, David O. Russell and Gayle King, among others, reminisce about the pilot, memorable moments and the end of the "Mad Men" era.

[03/05/15 - 10:06 AM]
Four Conference Champions Punch NCAA Tickets on FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports 1, for the second consecutive year, is the exclusive home for the entire BIG EAST Men's Basketball Tournament from Madison Square Garden in New York City, including on-site studio coverage throughout the event.

[03/05/15 - 10:00 AM]
"ACM Presents: Superstar Duets!," A New Entertainment Special Featuring an Unprecedented Lineup of Country Music Legends Performng Alongside This Year's ACM Award Nominees and Chart-Topping Artists, To Be Broadcast Friday, May 15 on CBS
Dierks Bentley, Clint Black, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Sam Hunt, Miranda Lambert, Patty Loveless, Ronnie Milsap, Darius Rucker, Dwight Yoakam, Alabama, Eli Young Band and Florida Georgia Line among those slated to appear.

[03/05/15 - 09:33 AM]
Series Premiere of "CSI: Cyber" Posts Significant Gains in the Time Period and Versus Year Ago
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 4.

[03/05/15 - 08:46 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Investigates the Real Story That Inspired CBS' Limited Event Series "The Dovekeepers"
The new one-hour special, "Siege of Masada," premiering Friday, March 27 at 9:00/8:00c, examines the evidence behind this powerful legend.

[03/05/15 - 08:32 AM]
Netflix Announces New Drama Series "The OA"
Eight hour-long episodes of the series will premiere exclusively across all Netflix territories in 2016.

[03/05/15 - 08:30 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Remains Unstoppable for FOX
The network's juggernaut climbs to a 5.7 rating among adults 18-49.