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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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[07/17/18 - 03:10 PM]
"New York's Funniest" Comedy Winner Julian McCullough to Host "Shark Week's" Live Late-Night Talk Show "Shark After Dark" with Appearances by "Bob the Shark"
Each night, McCullough will be joined by celebrity guests and shark experts alike to look back at some of the most fintastic highlights.

[07/17/18 - 10:01 AM]
Science Channel to Air "Robot Wars" - Robot Fighting Series Premieres August 8
The series aired for nine seasons from 1998-2004 before returning to BBC2 in 2016.

[07/17/18 - 10:00 AM]
OWN Expands the Network's Podcast Slate with "Oprah's Master Class"
A sneak preview of the podcast featuring actor and producer Dwayne Johnson is available today, July 17.

[07/17/18 - 09:51 AM]
Paramount Network Presents "I Am Paul Walker," Premiering Saturday, August 11
Walker's family opens up for the first time to share untold stories and never-before-seen family footage in the film.

[07/17/18 - 09:13 AM]
Adult Swim Festival Adds Mastodon, Neko Case, Flying Lotus, T-PAIN, and More
11 new musical headliners will be joining hip-hop powerhouse Run The Jewels for the first annual Adult Swim Festival in Downtown Los Angeles, October 6-7.

[07/17/18 - 09:04 AM]
Netflix Announces First Slate of Series and Films Based on the Stories of Mark Millar
"Jupiter's Legacy" and "American Jesus" are both on tap as TV series adaptations.

[07/17/18 - 08:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Keeps ABC on Top
The Alphabet wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/17/18 - 07:29 AM]
Vanilla Ice Is Back on DIY Network with a New Season of "The Vanilla Ice Project" Premiering Aug. 11
The fresh 10 episodes star Vanilla Ice and his team of "construction ninjas" as they transform a derelict 1970s house into an ultra-modern, state-of-the-art home with over-the-top amenities.

[07/17/18 - 07:01 AM]
Nickelodeon and Paramount Players to Bring "Rugrats" Back for the Next Generation of Kids with an All-New TV Series and Feature Film
Original creators Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó and Paul Germain will return to the TV series as executive producers.

[07/17/18 - 06:30 AM]
The "61st Annual Grammy Awards(R)" Returns to Los Angeles Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, Live from the Staples Center on CBS
Nominations will be announced in all 84 categories on Wednesday, December 5.

[07/16/18 - 02:30 PM]
Paramount Network's "Yellowstone" Notches Series High Ratings
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 11.

[07/16/18 - 02:09 PM]
A Statement from Showtime Networks on "Who Is America?"
"Baron Cohen did not present himself as a disabled veteran, and viewers nationwide who watched the premiere on Sunday can now attest to that," said the pay channel.

[07/16/18 - 12:43 PM]
Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Laura Dreyfuss, Rahne Jones Join Ryan Murphy's "The Politician"
Murphy will serve as writer, showrunner and executive producer.

[07/16/18 - 12:30 PM]
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Chloe Kim, Adam Rippon, Nick Foles, Jennifer Garner, Jon Stewart, Chadwick Boseman and Allison Janney are among this year's attendees.

[07/16/18 - 11:31 AM]
Nick Cannon to Host "Teen Choice 2018"
Airing live from the Forum in Los Angeles, CA, on Sunday, August 12 on FOX, the choicest, star-studded, two-hour event will celebrate this year's top teen icons in television, music, film, sports, comedy and digital.