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[04/04/07 - 05:33 PM]
Disney Movies Attract Younger Viewers on Hallmark Channel
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2007.

[04/04/07 - 04:52 PM]
Acclaimed Film Director-Writer-Producer Curtis Hanson and Producing Partner Carol Fenelon Sign a Multi-Year Overall Deal with CBS Paramount Network Television
The arrangement calls for Hanson and his producing partner Carol Fenelon to produce, create and develop all television genres under their production company, Deuce Three Productions.

[04/04/07 - 04:50 PM]
American Inventor Begins Second-Season Search to Discover the Hottest New Product and Make One Struggling Inventor's Dream Come True
Revised dates are set for the Houston and Orlando auditions.

[04/04/07 - 04:49 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Honored with Four Prestigious Peabody Awards
"Scrubs" and "Ugly Betty" were among the company's Peabody nods.

[04/04/07 - 04:47 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, April 3, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 3.

[04/04/07 - 04:46 PM]
ABC News Wins Two Peabody Awards, More Than Any Other News Division
"Primetime" was recognized with a Peabody Award for a special edition, "Out of Control: AIDS in Black America."

[04/04/07 - 04:46 PM]
Billy & Mandy's Big Boogie Adventure Premieres as Cartoon Network's Top-Rated First Quarter '07 Original Movie
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Friday, March 30.

[04/04/07 - 04:44 PM]
Adult Swim Posts Largest Quarterly Total Day Delivery in Basic Cable History with Adults 18-34, 18-24 and Men 18-34, Men 18-24
Adult Swim spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2007.

[04/04/07 - 01:52 PM]
ABC Family's Hit Original Series 'Kyle Xy' Returns on June 11th
The cable channel details the new season, which launches Monday, June 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/04/07 - 01:48 PM]
In Its First Major International Co-Production Deal, Lifetime Networks Joins with French Media Giant Tf1 International to Produce and Distribute Original TV Movies Worldwide
The new venture launches with "Miracle Mountain," starring Jami Gertz and Dylan Walsh as an estranged couple caught in a holiday snowstorm, scheduled to premiere on Lifetime later this year.

[04/04/07 - 01:45 PM]
'New York' Has Love for 'Tango' and Gets Engaged!
4.8 million viewers watched VH1's "I Love New York" finale while a reunion special is due on April 15.

[04/04/07 - 01:44 PM]
Bam Margera to Host 'VH1 Rock Honors'
The second annual show, which pays homage to the legends who influenced the sound of rock, will honor Genesis, Heart, Ozzy Osbourne and ZZ Top.

[04/04/07 - 01:43 PM]
'Pimp My Ride' Drives Into Virtual Territory with Debut of MTV Networks' 'Virtual Pimp My Ride'
The network also announced the kick-off of the "Virtual Pimp My Ride Car Show-Off Contest," in which the winner will walk away with not only the most tricked out virtual vehicle, but a real, brand new, tricked out car.

[04/04/07 - 01:42 PM]
One of Ed Bradley's Last Reports Wins a Peabody for "60 Minutes"
The late Ed Bradley's report on the Duke rape case was broadcast less than a month before he died of complications from lymphocytic leukemia last November.

[04/04/07 - 01:40 PM]
'Dateline NBC' Wins the 2006 Peabody Award
The newsmagazine was honored for "The Education of Ms. Groves," an hour-long documentary chronicling the struggle of a young first-year teacher at a tough urban middle school in Atlanta, Georgia.

[04/04/07 - 01:39 PM]
Chiller Keeps Bringing Scary Back in April with Horror and Thriller Favorites 'Bride of Chucky,' 'Tales from the Crypt,' and 'Poltergeist'
Chiller touts its April programming highlights.

[04/04/07 - 01:38 PM]
Universal Hd Springs Forward with More Movies, Series and Sports
Universal HD touts its April programming highlights.

[04/04/07 - 01:37 PM]
Sleuth Brings Viewers More Weeekend Movies and More Series
Sleuth touts its April programming highlights.

[04/04/07 - 01:24 PM]
NBC's 'Donnellys,' FOX's 'Bells' Sent Packing Early
"Bones" repeats to take over Fridays at 9:00/8:00c starting April 20 while NBC adds an extra "Thank God" to its April 9 lineup.

[04/04/07 - 11:06 AM]
CBS Orders Second Season of Original Web Series "Inturn 2"
This season, the series will follow nine participants as they move in together and undergo a series of challenges, such as screen tests, cold readings and awkward prop challenges, that will ultimately lead to six contestants being voted out by a group of judges.

[04/04/07 - 09:43 AM]
Quick Take for Monday, April 2, 2007 - Final Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 2.

[04/04/07 - 09:37 AM]
66th Annual Peabody Awards Winners Announced
TV winners include "Friday Night Lights," "The Office," "Ugly Betty," "Brotherhood" and "Elizabeth I."

[04/04/07 - 09:25 AM]
Nick at Nite Reveals the 13 Moms Selected to Compete in Semi-Final Showcase of Funniest Mom in America 3
In addition, Kim Coles and Hal Sparks will serve as celebrity judges this season.

[04/04/07 - 09:20 AM]
Sci Fi Boasts Strong First Quarter with Double Digit Increases Among Younger Men and Women
Sci Fi spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2007.

[04/04/07 - 09:18 AM]
Bones to Integrate Viewers in a Murder Mystery Plot for Episode Airing Wednesday, May 9, on FOX
In an unique integration, FOX.com has created a comprehensive online world that will parallel the characters and storyline of the upcoming episode "The Glowing Bones in the Old Stone House" airing Wednesday, May 9.

[04/04/07 - 09:16 AM]
Two Moms Mix It Up When "Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy" Returns with All-New Episodes Thursdays, April 26 and May 3, on FOX
The network will also encore its two-part revisit with "God Warrior" Marguerite Perrin on April 12 and April 19.

[04/04/07 - 09:15 AM]
NBC Renews '30 Rock' for 2007-2008 Season
The freshman comedy has earned critical plaudits since its premiere last October while Alec Baldwin, one of the series stars, won Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards for his spot-on performance as Jack Donaghy.

[04/03/07 - 05:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 3
Updates include: FX moves forward with its Glenn Close-led drama pilot plus new unscripted pilots at NBC and MTV.

[04/03/07 - 05:35 PM]
Hallmark Channel Ranks in Top 10 and Delivers Highest-Ever-Rated March and First Quarter
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for March and the first quarter of 2007.

[04/03/07 - 05:34 PM]
Hallmark Channel Honored Again as a Leader in Family-Friendly Programming
"Sacrifices of the Heart's" script by Patti Davis, daughter of the late President Ronald Reagan, has been awarded The Dove Foundation's "Family Approved" Seal.

[04/03/07 - 03:37 PM]
'7th' Heads to Heaven, Again
The show's second swan song is slated for Sunday, May 13 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/03/07 - 03:01 PM]
Friday Nights Heat Up on TV Land with New Signature Movie Block, 'Friday Night Movies'
The new movie night, which starts on April 6, will feature such films as "White Men Can't Jump," "National Lampoon's Vacation," "The Blues Brothers Movie," "Beetlejuice," "Caddyshack," "Fletch," "Pleasantville," "Working Girl" and "Young Frankenstein."

[04/03/07 - 02:59 PM]
USA Takes 1q Ratings Crown
USA spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2007.

[04/03/07 - 02:46 PM]
ABC Nixes 'Six Degrees'; 'Trees' Planted for Next Season
"Wife Swap" repeats to take over for "Six Degrees" on Fridays while "Men in Trees'" five yet-to-air episodes will be held for next season.

[04/03/07 - 01:22 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of March 26, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 26-April 1.

[04/03/07 - 01:19 PM]
New ABC Comedy "Notes from the Underbelly" Will Air Wednesday Nights at 8:30 P.M., After a Special Back-To-Back Premiere on Thursday, April 12
Plus: "October Road" will continue in the Thursday time slot for the remaining two episodes of the season.

[04/03/07 - 01:18 PM]
The 2007 Alma Awards Returns to ABC with Host and Producer Eva Longoria
Nominees will be announced at a live press conference in April while the awards themselves will be handed out on Friday, June 1 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.

[04/03/07 - 11:31 AM]
Christina Aguilera, Nicole Kidman and Martina Mcbride Join Lifetime Television for 7th Annual Emmy Award-Winning, Multi-Platform 'End Violence Against Women' Campaign
The campaign's programming centerpiece is "A Life Interrupted," starring Lea Thompson, which is inspired by the true story of Virginia housewife Debbie Smith, who, working with Lifetime, its viewers, advocacy partners, and bipartisan Members of Congress, helped pass what has been hailed as the most effective piece of anti-rape legislation in U.S. history.

[04/03/07 - 11:30 AM]
CBS Places First in Viewers for the Second Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 26-April 1.

[04/03/07 - 11:27 AM]
NBC's Red Hot Game Show "Deal Or No Deal" Takes It on the Road as Deal-On-Wheels Rolls Into Nine Cities with Casting Calls Across the Nation
The first casting call will be held on April 7 in San Diego, California, and the five-week journey will conclude in Detroit, Michigan on May 5.

[04/03/07 - 11:26 AM]
Bravo Gets the "Money Shot"
This reality competition concept takes "aspiring photographers, pitting them in numerous challenges that test their skills at capturing the 'Money Shot.'"

[04/03/07 - 11:25 AM]
NBC's Final Six "Apprentice" Candidates Head to Las Vegas to Help Promote Newest Trump Project, and Two Wind Up Fired in Explosive Boardroom Finale on Sunday, April 8 (10-11 P.M. Et)
Their task this week is to create a new advertising and promotional campaign for the second tower of the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Las Vegas.

[04/03/07 - 11:24 AM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of March 26-April 1
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 26-April 1.

[04/03/07 - 10:39 AM]
The Mystery Begins When "Hidden Palms" Premieres Wednesday, May 30 with an Eight-Episode Run on the CW
The new series will serve as the lead-in for this season's final three original episodes of the hit drama "One Tree Hill," including that show's season finale on Wednesday, June 13.

[04/03/07 - 10:37 AM]
CBS to Air 15-Second Viewer Tributes to Retiring "Price Is Right" Host Bob Barker in "15 Seconds: A Salute to Bob"
Every two weeks, CBS Interactive will select five videos from the "15 Seconds on CBS" YouTube Group and post them on CBS.com.

[04/03/07 - 10:14 AM]
Spike TV Greenlights New Late-Night Comedic Series 'Manswers'
The half-hour series, due this fall, "works to satisfy the curiosity of Spike viewers by asking the tough questions only guys would appreciate and taking the viewers on a wild ride to find out the answers."

[04/03/07 - 09:20 AM]
FOX Halts 'Wedding Bells' After Seven Episodes
The show's most-recent airing was topped by the CW's "WWE Smackdown" among adults 18-49 and fell short of its repeat "House" lead-in.

[04/03/07 - 09:15 AM]
Emmy Award Winner Bob Barker to Be Honored with Two Final Primetime Specials: A "Million Dollar Spectacular" and a Tribute to His Extraordinary Career and Upcoming Retirement from "The Price Is Right," to Be Broadcast Wednesday, May 16 and Thursday May 17 on the CBS Television Network
The former broadcast will mark Barker's final appearance in primetime hosting the show he has led since 1972.

[04/02/07 - 11:15 PM]
GSN Announces the Fourth Season of High Stakes Poker
In May, HSP will be returning to the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa in Las Vegas to tape its fourth season that will be premiering in the fall.

[04/02/07 - 03:57 PM]
NBC Universal Names Vince Manze to Newly Created Position of President, NBC Program Planning, Scheduling and Strategy
He'll serve in the newly created position of President, NBC Program Planning, Scheduling and Strategy, NBC Universal.







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[07/01/16 - 09:09 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Rises in Latest Victory for CBS
The Eye wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/30/16 - 02:53 PM]
Science Channel to Premiere "Unearthed" July 5 at 10PM
From the Pyramids to the Parthenon and Big Ben in London, the series reveals the deepest secrets of each structure by using the latest technology to solve mysteries.

[06/30/16 - 02:49 PM]
TLC's "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding" Returns with More Unique Dresses and Crazy Catfights
The series' fifth season premieres Sunday, July 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/30/16 - 01:50 PM]
Kellita Smith ("The Bernie Mac Show") Joins the Cast of "In The Cut," Hit Bounce TV Comedy Series Returns for Season Two Tues. July 5 @ 9PM (ET)
Also on tap this season are Angie Stone, Claudia Jordan, Kenny Lattimore and Rolonda Watts.

[06/30/16 - 12:33 PM]
"Queen Sugar" to Debut with Two-Night Premiere Event Tuesday, September 6, and Wednesday, September 7 at 10 PM ET/PT on OWN
Led by acclaimed film director Ava DuVernay, who directed the first two episodes, all episodes in the series' debut season are directed by women.

[06/30/16 - 12:22 PM]
"Basketball Wives" Star Shaunie O'Neal Takes "Shaunie's Home Court" New Series Debuts on VH1 Sunday, July 17th at 10:30 PM ET/PT
The half hour comedic unscripted program follows O'Neal as she works to keep her lively family in line.

[06/30/16 - 11:47 AM]
Original Episodes of NBC Hits "Superstore" and "The Voice" Blind Auditions to Air During the Rio Summer Olympics
Look for said installments on Friday, August 19 and Sunday, August 21 at 10:30 p.m. following Olympics coverage.

[06/30/16 - 10:58 AM]
Marvel Television Returns to San Diego Comic-Con
The fun kicks off Thursday, July 21, with the first-ever San Diego Comic-Con Marvel and Netflix panel session.

[06/30/16 - 10:46 AM]
MTV Invades San Diego Comic-Con with the Return of "Teen Wolf," "MTV Fandom Fest" and "MTV Fandom Awards"
MTV will be on-the-ground with its own branded booth, giving fans an all-new interactive VR experience on the floor of the San Diego Convention Center.

[06/30/16 - 10:34 AM]
Animal Planet's "Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet" Returns with More Heartwarming Animal Rescues
The all-new season premieres Saturday, July 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on the cable channel.

[06/30/16 - 09:49 AM]
Starting Friday, Your Favorite Films Written and Directed by Albert Brooks Are Available in the U.S.
The films include: Defending Your Life, which marks its 25th anniversary this year; Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World; Lost in America; Modern Romance; Mother; The Muse; and Real Life.

[06/30/16 - 09:31 AM]
Cartoon Network Studios Connects Rising Talent with Mentors in Inaugural 3-Day Animation Jam, July 9-11
This 3-day animation jam continues the tradition of Cartoon Network's widely-recognized, artists-first approach in developing and discovering fresh and innovative content across all platforms.

[06/30/16 - 09:21 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner and Marine Corps Veteran Gene Hackman Narrates Iwo Jima Film for Smithsonian Channel(TM)
The one-hour special provides new evidence and analysis proving that U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. and Purple Heart recipient Harold Schultz was one of the flag raisers in Joe Rosenthal's iconic Iwo Jima photo on Mount Suribachi.

[06/30/16 - 08:45 AM]
AMC's Critically Acclaimed Series "Halt and Catch Fire" Leaves Texas Behind for the Big Leagues of Silicon Valley
The series will return for season three on Tuesday, August 23 at 9:00/8:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[06/30/16 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demo Race with "Big Brother"
The Eye leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network.