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[03/28/07 - 04:59 PM]
USA Network's Hot Summer Originals Burn Up the Competition
USA will present six original series this summer, more than any other cable network has ever offered during that period, establishing an industry record.

[03/28/07 - 04:58 PM]
USA Network and Pond's(R) Create Unique Brand Partnership for "The Starter Wife"
The fully-integrated media and marketing partnership is designed to "celebrate today's 40-something woman."

[03/28/07 - 04:56 PM]
USA Summer Programming
USA sets dates for the return "Monk," "Psych," "The 4400" and "The Dead Zone" as well as the premieres of "The Starter Wife" and "Burn Notice."

[03/28/07 - 04:53 PM]
USA Network Announces Ambitious Slate of "Character"- Driven Projects for 2007/2008
Among them is an FBI team going undercover as a normal suburban family to solve a national security case; a woman who turns to crime solving after a life-threatening accident renders her fearless; and a top crisis negotiator who becomes a relationship counselor in New York City.

[03/28/07 - 04:51 PM]
Wwe(R) and USA Network Bask in Pop-Culture Glory
In 2006, "Raw's" first full year back on USA, the show averaged a better household rating (4.04) than in three previous years on Spike TV.

[03/28/07 - 04:51 PM]
NBC Extends Its Agreement with Donald J. Trump and the Miss Universe Organization to Broadcast Miss Universe(R) and Miss Usa(R) Pageants for Three Additional Years
Telemundo will also continue to broadcast the Miss Universe pageant as well as produce a Spanish language simulcast and pre-pageant program.

[03/28/07 - 03:42 PM]
Model and "Doll" Power Continue to Lift the CW
The CW spins the numbers for the week of March 19-25.

[03/28/07 - 03:41 PM]
Artificial Life, InC. and the CW Television Network Announce Launch of "America's Next Top Model" 8 Mobile Game New Game Includes Advanced Features
In the mobile game, players will train an avatar representing one of the participants from the show to become a top model.

[03/28/07 - 03:17 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, March 27, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 27.

[03/28/07 - 03:16 PM]
Notes from the Underbelly, New ABC Comedy, Moving to Thursday Nights
Originally targeted for Wednesdays at 9:30/8:30c, the series will now air Thursdays at 10:00/9:00c, displacing "Men in Trees."

[03/28/07 - 10:34 AM]
MTV Network's Nickelodeon and the N Partner with Amp'D Mobile in Content Distribution Deal
As part of the new partnership, Nickelodeon and Amp'd Mobile will also launch a marathon programmed channel targeted to 18-25 year old audiences based on the property "SpongeBob SquarePants" in second quarter 2007.

[03/28/07 - 10:33 AM]
MTV Networks to Offer More Video Content on Sprint Than Any Other Carrier, Through Major Partnership Expansion
In total, Sprint will offer 14 different live streaming and video-on- demand (VOD) channels featuring MTVN content -- the most of any carrier.

[03/28/07 - 10:32 AM]
Viacom's MTV Networks Signs Pepsi and Intel as Charter Sponsors for Mobile Offerings
The move, which marks the first time MTVN is selling advertising across its mobile portfolio, represents "new opportunities for marketers to bring their brands to life in an integrated fashion across MTVN's digital platforms, from online to wireless."

[03/28/07 - 10:30 AM]
GSN Orders New Series 'Camouflage' from Disney's Buena Vista Productions
The new series is a "fast-paced game show of hidden word puzzles with cross-word type clues ranging from general knowledge to pop culture."

[03/28/07 - 10:29 AM]
Comedy Central Mobile(R) to Launch "South Park 10: The Game" Cross Carriers and Internationally on Wednesday, March 28
The 40-level action/adventure mobile game incorporates "both platform action and puzzle elements including fighting ninjas, rescuing cows and capturing hippies!"

[03/28/07 - 10:28 AM]
Bravo Begins Casting for New Editions of Hit Docu-Series "The Real Housewives" Franchise in Calabasas and Orange County, Ca's Gated Communities
Casting is underway for "housewives" in Southern California's gated communities in Calabasas and Orange County.

[03/28/07 - 09:00 AM]
FOX Turns Up the Heat for Summer
FOX sets new dates and times for "Hell's Kitchen" and "On the Lot" while "Standoff" gets pushed to the summer.

[03/28/07 - 02:16 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 28
Updates include: Oprah names showrunners of "The Big Give," overall deals snare Simon Mirren, Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen while Jason Alexander and Tia Carrere book pilot roles.

[03/27/07 - 10:52 PM]
Hallmark Channel Announces New Original Movies to Air Throughout the Remainder of 2007
A dozen new original movies are set to air on the network by the end of 2007.

[03/27/07 - 10:51 PM]
Hallmark Channel Launches New Multi-Platform Public Affairs Initiative, "Watch with Me"
The new national public affairs initiative aimed to stimulate family co-viewing and promote people to spend more time together.

[03/27/07 - 03:21 PM]
American Idol Results Show Extended to One Hour Wednesdays, April 11, April 18 and May 2, on Fox
Plus: "'Til Death" will wrap its season with a one-hour finale on Wednesday, April 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/27/07 - 01:39 PM]
America's Most Wanted Shows How the Nose Knows Saturday, March 31, on Fox
This week viewers will learn about "a cold-blooded murder that was solved by an expert in tracking... the scent of a killer."

[03/27/07 - 01:37 PM]
CBS Places First in Viewers; Second in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 19-25.

[03/27/07 - 01:36 PM]
The CBS Mobile Network Unveils Its Program Lineup on V Cast Mobile TV from Verizon Wireless
CBS's new mobile network will feature simulcasts and time-shifted offerings of popular shows on CBS and sibling CSTV.

[03/27/07 - 01:33 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, March 26, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 26.

[03/27/07 - 01:32 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of March 19, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 19-25.

[03/27/07 - 11:23 AM]
VH1 Returns with Its Original Scripted Broadband Series 'Home Purchasing Club'
"Curb Your Enthusiasm's" Jeff Garlin and "The Office's" David Koechner will both appear on the broadband show's second season.

[03/27/07 - 11:21 AM]
Gameloft and NBC Universal Enter Worldwide Agreement to Bring the #1 Television Drama Series 'Heroes' to Mobile Phones
"Heroes: The Mobile Game" will allow fans of the show and casual gamers "the chance to experience the thrill of the superhuman abilities of the show's characters."

[03/27/07 - 11:18 AM]
Full Trailer for Universal Pictures' Evan Almighty to Premiere During NBC's "Night at the Office" Marathon on Thursday, March 29
Additionally, the feature comedy trailer will be promoted on the entertainment news program "Access Hollywood" during both the Wednesday and Thursday editions of the show.

[03/27/07 - 11:17 AM]
NBC's "Apprentice" Contestants Compete to Create the Best Newspaper Supplement for the Los Angeles Times on Sunday, April 1 (10-11 P.M. Et)
This week's task is delivered at The Los Angeles Times' printing facility, where Trump is joined by his daughter, Ivanka, and two executives from Smartmouth, a new brand of mouthwash.

[03/27/07 - 11:16 AM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of March 19-25
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 19-25.

[03/27/07 - 11:14 AM]
NBC Universal Launches Wide Range of Cross Platform Mobile Content from Broadcast, Cable and Internet Properties
The new NBC2Go mobile service offers episodes from such series as "Heroes," "The Black Donnellys," "Friday Night Lights" and Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Orange County."

[03/27/07 - 11:10 AM]
NBC & Nhl Announce Contract Extension
The duo extend their revenue sharing partnership through the 2007-08 season, which includes a new, innovative "Game of the Week" flexible scheduling component.

[03/27/07 - 11:08 AM]
Bravo's "Project Runway" Wins Glaad Award for Outstanding Reality Program
"Runway" beat out "Queer Eye," "Work Out," "The Amazing Race" and "Big Brother: All-Stars" in the Outstanding Reality Program category.

[03/27/07 - 11:06 AM]
Reno 911 Joins Superstation WGN in Fall 2007
The series will air as part of a late night comedy block on the Superstation this fall.

[03/27/07 - 01:37 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 27
Updates include: Quartet set to "Dash 4 Cash" on the CW, new lead booked for FOX's "Company Man," Heather Locklear to topline ABC's "Jayne" and the CW orders a new alternative pilot.

[03/26/07 - 10:57 PM]
We TV Launches Comprehensive Marketing Initiative for New Original Series Wife, Mom, Bounty Hunter
The multi-platform national campaign will maximize the use of traditional and non-traditional marketing tactics in an effort to generate buzz and drive both current and prospective WE tv viewers to the new reality-based series.

[03/26/07 - 10:50 PM]
Lingo Premieres Its Sixth Season on April 2, with Legendary Game Show Host Chuck Woolery and "Dancing with the Stars'" Shandi Finnessey
The sixth season will premiere Monday, April 2 and will air Monday through Friday 7:30-8:00 PM, ET.

[03/26/07 - 10:49 PM]
Tip Your Hats to Funny Man Rodney Carrington the World Premiere Stand-Up Special "Rodney Carrington: Live at the Majestic" Debuts Saturday, April 14 at 11:00 P.M. on Comedy Central(R)
The special will feature the comedian as he takes the stage of the Majestic Theater in Dallas, Texas.

[03/26/07 - 10:48 PM]
Comedy Central Records(R) Releases "Joe Rogan: Shiny Happy Jihad" Cd Hitting Stores on Tuesday, April 10
"Shiny Happy Jihad" was recorded live in September 2006 at the Cobbs Comedy Club in San Francisco.

[03/26/07 - 10:32 PM]
Miss Tennessee USA Wins the Title of Miss Usa(R) 2007 During Live NBC Telecast on March 23
Rachel Smith received a full tuition scholarship to Belmont University and graduated with a degree in Journalism.

[03/26/07 - 10:30 PM]
Super Bowl Champion Colts Host Reggie Bush and the Saints on Thursday Night "NFL Kickoff" on Nbc
NBC's 2007-08 NFL coverage starts with the Saints at Colts on Thursday, September 6 with the Giants at Cowboys on Sunday, September 9.

[03/26/07 - 08:14 PM]
Return Dates Set for ABC's 'Trees,' the CW's 'Mars,' 'Hill'
Both the CW cult series will return in May while "Trees" is due back to ABC's schedule on April 12.

[03/26/07 - 03:10 PM]
ABC.com Launches First-Ever Original Short-Form Series with "Voicemail"
The short-form series consists of 30 one-to-four minute episodes, the first three of which are currently available for viewing.

[03/26/07 - 03:09 PM]
Chris Hansen Delivers an Unprecedented Report on Identity Theft in "To Catch an Id Thief," a Two-Part Series Airing on Tuesday, March 27 and Tuesday, April 3 on "Dateline NBC"
The two-part series is "an unprecedented investigation into the massive billion-dollar epidemic of identity theft, which experts say affects millions of Americans a year."

[03/26/07 - 03:08 PM]
Bravo's "Inside the Actors Studio" Host James Lipton to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Creative Arts & Entertainment Emmys on Thursday, June 14
"Jim Lipton knows everything there is to know about acting and actors," said Peter Price, President/CEO, The National Television Academy.

[03/26/07 - 10:57 AM]
New Lineup Announced for ESPN's Monday Night Football: Tirico, Jaworski and Kornheiser
Jaworski will occupy the analyst role previously held by Joe Theismann, who has been offered a prominent football analyst role with ESPN.

[03/26/07 - 02:04 AM]
Development Update: Monday, March 26
Updates include: "What About Brian's" Amanda Detmer lands pilot work, as do Rosa Blasi, Kim Coles, Mark Moses and John Michael Higgins.

[03/23/07 - 06:49 PM]
2007 ABC Program Development Guide - Drama Series
ABC details its 13 drama pilots under consideration for next season.

[03/23/07 - 06:47 PM]
2007 ABC Program Development Guide - Comedy Series
ABC details its 16 comedy pilots under consideration for next season.







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[03/31/15 - 02:09 PM]
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[03/31/15 - 12:00 PM]
FX Orders Fourth Season of "The Americans"
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[03/31/15 - 10:55 AM]
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[03/31/15 - 10:11 AM]
Discovery Channel Unveils 2015-2016 Upfront Slate
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[03/31/15 - 10:10 AM]
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[03/31/15 - 10:09 AM]
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[03/31/15 - 10:09 AM]
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[03/31/15 - 10:08 AM]
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[03/31/15 - 10:07 AM]
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[03/31/15 - 10:06 AM]
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[03/31/15 - 10:05 AM]
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[03/31/15 - 10:04 AM]
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[03/31/15 - 10:03 AM]
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[03/31/15 - 10:02 AM]
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[03/31/15 - 10:01 AM]
Discovery Family Channel Leaps Into 2015-16 Upfront Season
Discovery Family Channel features a clever mix of entertaining, high-quality real-world content that appeals to the entire family.