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[05/25/07 - 10:35 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of May 14-20): Nba Continues to Power Tnt, Espn
While HBO's "The Sopranos" remained perched on the cable ratings throne, TNT and ESPN continued ride their NBA coverage into the top 15.

[05/25/07 - 07:19 PM]
Development Update: Week of May 21-25
Updates include: ABC names showrunners of "Carpoolers," "Women's Murder Club" and "Cashmere Mafia," Comedy Central to redevelop "Gay Robot" and Charles McDougall signs on to helm NBC's "The Watch."

[05/25/07 - 12:28 PM]
Into the Uknown with George Noory to Air on Sci Fi Channel
"Into The Unknown with George Noory," a late night television special exploring the realm of the unexplained, will air on the SCI FI Channel on Wednesday, June 13 at 11:00PM (ET/PT).

[05/25/07 - 11:53 AM]
FOX Ramps Up 'Loop' Burn Off
FOX has bumped up the return date of "The Loop" and plans to burn off all 10 episodes from its second season in just 27 days.

[05/25/07 - 10:38 AM]
Mary-Kate Olsen Joins the Cast of Weeds!
Olsen will be featured in 10 of the season's 15 episodes as Tara, a new love interest for Silas (Hunter Parrish) whose girlfriend broke his heart last season.

[05/25/07 - 10:36 AM]
Carrie Fisher and Garry Marshall Confirmed as Series-Regular Judges for FOX's Moviemaking Competition "On the Lot"
Entertainment news anchor Adrianna Costa has also been added as host while D.J. Caruso is the latest guest judge.

[05/24/07 - 09:32 PM]
The Dead Zone, a USA Network Original Series, Returns for Season Six on Sunday, June 17 at 10:00pm/9:00 Central
In addition, Lionsgate will also release the show's complete fifth season on DVD on June 5.

[05/24/07 - 03:29 PM]
CBS Wins the 2006-2007 Season in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the final numbers for the 2006-2007 season.

[05/24/07 - 03:28 PM]
Witness "Arrested Development's" Michael Cera and His Best Friend Clark Duke in the Mockumentary, "Clark and Michael"
The web series follows two best friends who are determined to be successful Hollywood writers and producers, but awkwardly stumble through the development of a TV show.

[05/24/07 - 11:15 AM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, May 23, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 23.

[05/24/07 - 10:12 AM]
Jordin Sparks Is Crowned the "American Idol"
Amazingly, 74 million votes were received after Tuesday's performance show, shattering the previous world record of 70 million set April 24 following the "Idol Gives Back" fund-raising special.

[05/23/07 - 06:45 PM]
Storm Hawks' Death-Defying Adventure Lands on Cartoon Network
"Storm Hawks," which bows Monday, June 4 at 7:00/6:00c, depicts the adventures of five mismatched teens as they struggle to defend their people from an evil empire.

[05/23/07 - 02:10 PM]
At-Home Viewer Watched and Won $50,000 Jackpot Following the Premiere of ABC's "National Bingo Night"
Elena ("Elie") Barbarito of Mountain View, CA was the first at-home $50,000 jackpot winner of ABC's "National Bingo Night."

[05/23/07 - 02:08 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, May 22, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 22.

[05/23/07 - 10:28 AM]
NBC and Msg Entertainment to Air First-Ever One Hour 'Radio City Christmas Spectacular' Holiday Special
Co-Hosted by 'The Today Show's' Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira, and executive produced by "60 Minutes" creator Don Hewitt, the special will air in early December.

[05/23/07 - 10:25 AM]
Andrea Bowen ('Desperate Housewives') and Jennie Garth ('Beverly Hills, 90210'), Star in the Lifetime Original Movie 'Girl, Positive,' a Powerful Story That Raises the Stakes of Love and Life When One Teen Faces Hiv/Aids, Premiering June 25
The original movie tells the story of Rachel (Andrea Bowen), a high school senior who fears she may be infected with HIV and must come to terms with the life-altering news.

[05/23/07 - 10:23 AM]
The CW Ends First Season En Fuego
The CW spins the numbers for the week of May 14-20 and the 2006-2007 season.

[05/23/07 - 10:22 AM]
A&E Network's Criss Angel to Attempt 24-Hour Death-Defying Demonstration in New York's Times Square Beginning on Monday, June 4
The show's third season of kicks off Tuesday, June 5 at 10:00/9:00c with a special one-hour premiere, followed by 26 all-new half hour weekly episodes.

[05/22/07 - 09:30 PM]
Comedy Central(R) to Turn Nyc's Central Park Into "Comedy Central Park" on Friday June 22
Comedian Dave Attell will host and perform at this inaugural event, which will also feature five young and up-and-coming stand-up comedians.

[05/22/07 - 05:57 PM]
Oxygen Scores Most Watched Week Ever
Oxygen spins the numbers for the week of May 14-20.

[05/22/07 - 03:44 PM]
USA Network Enlists Campfire for the 4400 Season Four Launch
A teaser video is currently live on the show's home page, The4400.com and will ultimately serve as a rabbit hole into the campaign's initial launch consisting of 3 websites.

[05/22/07 - 03:40 PM]
ABC Marks Its Best Adult 18-49 Competitive Position in May in 7 Years, While Generating Its Largest Audience During a May Sweep Since 2001
ABC spins the numbers for the May sweeps period and the 2006-2007 season.

[05/22/07 - 03:35 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of May 14, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 14-20.

[05/22/07 - 01:17 PM]
Sci Fi Asks America to Join the Search for the Next Ghost Hunter
On Wednesday, May 30th from 7 to 10 pm (ET/PT) a special marathon of Jason and Grant's all time favorite episodes will kick off promotion for the Hunt for the Hunter, a national search for the newest member of the Ghost Hunters team.

[05/22/07 - 01:12 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of April May 14-20 and the 2006-07 Television Season
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 14-20 and the 2006-2007 season.

[05/22/07 - 01:10 PM]
CBS to Win the 2006-2007 Season in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the 2006-2007 season.

[05/22/07 - 10:32 AM]
GSN Acquires Primetime Network Game Show 'Show Me the Money'
The seven episodes include two which never aired during ABC's original 2006 run. These never-before-seen episodes will make their television premiere on GSN July 17 and July 24.

[05/21/07 - 09:28 PM]
It's the 25 Greatest Sketches of All Time, Bee-Atch! from the First Three Seasons of "Chappelle's Show" When "The Best of Chappelle's Show Uncensored" DVD Hits Stores on Tuesday, June 5
Extras include entire episode of Charlie Murphy's "True Hollywood Stories" featuring Rick James and additional never-before-aired Charlie Murphy Stories.

[05/21/07 - 06:47 PM]
We TV Premieres Original Series She's Moving In
Peggy Bunker hosts the series, a new original home design series featuring couples who have decided to move in together and are grappling with whose sense of style and dé cor wins.

[05/21/07 - 05:55 PM]
Drama Hits the Highway This Summer with Premiere of Bad Girls Road Trip on Oxygen
"Bad Girls Road Trip" follows season one housemates Leslie, Aimee and Zara as they travel cross country to meet each other's friends and family; visit the other 'bad girls' in their hometowns and help cast the second season of the show.

[05/21/07 - 02:48 PM]
MTV Viewers Have Spoken with Over 1.2 Million Hits -- They Want Their Human Giant!
MTV gave Human Giant 24 hours from noon on May 18th to noon on May 19th to earn a second season - and they needed to get a million hits on their site to do it.

[05/21/07 - 02:46 PM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, May 20, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, May 20.

[05/21/07 - 02:46 PM]
Utah Couple and South Carolina Woman Are Winners of "Afhv" Dream Vacation Sweepstakes Grand Prize
The Walks, who were finalists in the competition for their award-winning video of their pug dog, Sassy, were the winners of the ultimate Disney dream vacation Grand Prize for four.

[05/21/07 - 10:55 AM]
100% of MTV Viewers Polled* Think the Latest List of Movie Awards Presenters Cameron Diaz, Lindsay Lohan, Victoria Beckham, Jessica Biel, John Krasinski, Mandy Moore, Robin Williams, Justin Long, and Bruce Willis Will Make This Years Show a 'Must Watch Event'
Cameron Diaz, Lindsay Lohan, Victoria Beckham, Jessica Biel, John Krasinski, Mandy Moore, Robin Williams, Justin Long, and Bruce Willis have been added to the growing list of presenters at the "2007 MTV Movie Awards."

[05/21/07 - 10:52 AM]
Yeah Boyeee! Comedy Central(R) to Roast Flavor Flav
"The Comedy Central Roast Of Flavor Flav," the network's first-ever carbon neutral production, will air Sunday, August 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/21/07 - 10:51 AM]
Lil' Bush Takes Residency on Comedy Central(R) All-New Series Premieres Wednesday, June 13 at 10:30 P.M.
Iggy Pop, best known for his band Iggy and the Stooges, has joined the cast as the voice of Lil' Bush's confidant, "Lil' Rummy."

[05/21/07 - 10:21 AM]
And the Critics' Choice Awards Show Goes to ... VH1
VH1 will air the 13th annual "Critics' Choice Awards" gala live from the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium on Monday, January 7, 2008.

[05/18/07 - 10:37 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of May 7-13): Nba Playoffs Power Tnt, Espn
NBA coverage dominated the top 15 programs on cable last week as TNT landed six spots while ESPN posted a pair.

[05/18/07 - 06:49 PM]
Sports Star Anna Kournikova Teams with Cartoon Network to Help Boys & Girls Clubs of America Get Animated
Featuring multiple Cartoon Network animated "stars" joining Ms. Kournikova and BGCA kids in various demonstrations, the program will be introduced to some 4,000 Boys & Girls Clubs across the country starting June 4, and will reach more than four million kids between the ages of 6-13.

[05/18/07 - 05:52 PM]
Girls, Guts and Glory Take to the Ring in Oxygen's Reality Series Fight Girls
The eight one hour episodes place the women in Sin City where two girls battle in elimination fights in front of a live Las Vegas crowd each week determining who earns the right to fight in Thailand.

[05/18/07 - 05:15 PM]
Development Update: Week of May 14-18
Updates include: HBO details the cast of J.J. Abrams' "Anatomy of Hope," Regency Television to shop around ABC's "Mr & Mrs. Smith" while "Big Love" is set to shoot a trio of three-to-five minute mini-episodes for HBO on Demand.

[05/18/07 - 12:57 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, May 17, 2007 - Final Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 17.

[05/18/07 - 12:00 PM]
Bob Barker Bests Betty Finale
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, May 17.

[05/18/07 - 11:57 AM]
From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: The #1 New Series Everyone Is Talking About, 'Heroes: Season 1'
The first season DVD set includes the original 73-minute extended pilot with audio commentary by Tim Kring.

[05/18/07 - 11:56 AM]
GSN Adds Hosts to 'Playmania' Late Night Participation TV Block
GSN's stable of hosts for its late night participation TV programming block, PLAYMANIA, has grown and now includes Shandi Finnessey, Jessica York, Jeff Thisted and Angelle Tymon.

[05/17/07 - 10:40 PM]
The Futon's Upfront Notes: MynetworkTV
MyNetworkTV is hoping revivals of FOX's "Paradise Hotel" and NBC's "Meet My Folks" will help reverse its ratings fortunes as the network began detailing its 2007-2008 season plans this week.

[05/17/07 - 04:39 PM]
The Futon's Upfront Notes: Fox
More details on "House's" post-Super Bowl berth, FOX's new MLB playoff schedule, the future of "Nanny 911" and "Trading Spouses" as well as various other odds and ends.

[05/17/07 - 04:37 PM]
The Futon's Upfront Notes: CBS & the Cw
Find out the various odds and ends from CBS and the CW's presentations you might have missed out on.

[05/17/07 - 04:32 PM]
Jaslene Gonzales Is "America's Next Top Model"
Jaslene Gonzales, an online college admissions adviser from Chicago, was crowned the winner of the eighth cycle of The CW's hit reality series "America's Next Top Model."

[05/17/07 - 03:58 PM]
The-N.com Searches for the Next Singing Sensation with Its "Instant Star Karoake Showdown" User Generated Contest
The grand prize winner of the contest will be announced during the season finale of Instant Star on Friday, May 18 at 8 p.m. (ET).







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[04/25/15 - 08:42 AM]
"Grimm" Is Steady Week to Week in Adults 18-49, Grows in Men and Women 18-49, Adults, Men and Women 25-54 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 24.

[04/25/15 - 08:40 AM]
"20/20: Bruce Jenner - The Interview" Draws 16.9 Million on Friday - Biggest "20/20" in 15 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 24.

[04/25/15 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bruce Jenner - The Interview" Posts Big Numbers for ABC
Nearly 17 million viewers on average tune into the two-hour special.

[04/24/15 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 24
Updates include: Brooklyn Sudano joins Hulu's "11/22/63"; Disney Channel adds trio to "Jessie" spin-off; and Danielle Sanchez-Witzel to run NBC's "The Carmichael Show."

[04/24/15 - 07:43 PM]
E! Announces New Documentary Series Following Bruce Jenner's Life as a Transgender Woman
The eight-part, one-hour series will premiere Sunday, July 26 at 9:00pm on E! and will also air on the E! channels internationally.

[04/24/15 - 04:25 PM]
Oscar(R) Nominee and Multiple Tony(R) Winner Frank Langella to Return to FX's Peabody Award-Winning Drama "The Americans"
Langella will reprise his role as "Gabriel," Philip and Elizabeth's mysterious KGB handler.

[04/24/15 - 03:05 PM]
Whipclip Teams Up with Pop to Offer Fans Easy Access to Create and Share Video Clips from Network's Original Programming Line-Up
Using Whipclip, viewers can create customized clips of their favorite moments and share them instantly on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest and via email and SMS.

[04/24/15 - 12:48 PM]
Discovery Channel Renews Hit-Series "Deadliest Catch" for Twelfth Season
From Original Productions, the 13-time Emmy Award-winning series follows the real-life adventures of Alaskan fisherman with one of the most dangerous jobs in the world - crab fishing on the unpredictable Bering Sea.

[04/24/15 - 12:43 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Presents First Ever "U.S. Open Media Day Special"
Originating from the United States Golf Association's Media Day at Chambers Bay, the program, recorded earlier in the day, airs in primetime Monday, April 27, (9:30 PM ET) on FOX Sports 1.

[04/24/15 - 12:32 PM]
Discovery Channel Grabs #1 in Both Persons 25-54 and Persons 18-49 on Cable for the Week
Discovery spins the numbers for the week of April 13-19.

[04/24/15 - 11:17 AM]
"Garbage Time with Katie Nolan" Attracts Largest Audience Ever with Total Viewership Over 1.6 Million
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/24/15 - 10:35 AM]
Meet the New Class of Students on "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?"
Following a nationwide search, these six kids were chosen to help the grown-ups graduate toward the top prize of $1 million.

[04/24/15 - 10:31 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Once Upon a Time" Emerges at Sunday's Top Broadcast Series
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/24/15 - 10:26 AM]
Evan Peters the Latest "American Horror Story" Veteran to Join "Hotel"
Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley and Chloë Sevigny also star in the latest installment, due in October.

[04/24/15 - 10:11 AM]
"Thought Crimes: The Case of the Cannibal Cop," Featuring Exclusive Access to Former NYPD Officer Gilberto Valle, Explores Issues of Crime in the Internet Age When It Debuts May 11 on HBO
Dubbed "The Cannibal Cop," former NYPD officer Gilberto Valle was convicted of conspiring to kidnap and eat women in March 2013.