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[06/01/07 - 10:19 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of May 21-27): USA Surges During Holiday Weekend
USA claimed seven of the 15 most-watched programs on cable last week, headlined by its Monday mainstay "WWE Raw."

[06/01/07 - 05:37 PM]
Development Update: Week of May 28-June 1
Updates include: MyNetworkTV details its fall 2007 schedule, CBS and the CW issue midseason orders and casting is announced for HBO's mini-series "Generation Kill."

[06/01/07 - 12:49 PM]
13-Year-Old California Boy Wins Scripps National Spelling Bee
O'Dorney was named the Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion in the 13th round after correctly spelling the word "serrefine," which is defined as "a small forceps for clamping a blood vessel."

[06/01/07 - 10:30 AM]
The History Channel(R) Rockets to All-Time High Viewership!
The History Channel spins the numbers for the premieres of "Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed" and "The Universe."

[06/01/07 - 09:52 AM]
'Galactica' Roars Toward Stunning Finale
Executive producers Ronald D. Moore and David Eick have decided that season 4 of "Battlestar Galactica," Sci Fi Channel's Peabody Award-winning original series, will be its last.

[06/01/07 - 09:52 AM]
USA Network Acquires Rights from Disney-ABC Domestic Television to #1 Movie in the World, Walt Disney Pictures' "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End"
Under the agreement, USA has the network window premiere beginning in September 2009.

[05/31/07 - 09:51 PM]
Schwing!!! '2007 MTV Movie Awards' Honors the Shaggable Mike Myers with 'MTV Generation Award'
The "MTV Generation Award" is the MTV Movie Awards' highest honor, acknowledging an actor who has captured the attention of the MTV audience throughout their career.

[05/31/07 - 09:50 PM]
Bravo's "Shear Genius" Finale Sets Record Ratings in All Key Demos and Delivers Series High 1.3 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 30.

[05/31/07 - 09:48 PM]
Arby's(R) Helps Office Workers Take a Real Lunch Break
Thelunchbreakshow.com is a must-see, 30-minute collection of NBC's most popular comedy shows, including "30 Rock," "The Office" and "Saturday Night Live," airing daily from Noon to 2:00 p.m.

[05/31/07 - 03:43 PM]
FOX Trims 'On the Lot' to One Weekly Airing
The series will now condense its competition and results shows into one weekly one-hour program, airing Tuesdays at 8:00/7:00c starting June 5.

[05/31/07 - 02:18 PM]
NBC and Telemundo Kick Off Open-Casting Call for English, Spanish and Bilingual Actors on June 8 in Miami, Florida
The open call audition is designed to add diverse and fresh faces to NBC and Telemundo's expanding talent pool.

[05/31/07 - 02:17 PM]
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Talks Craft, Career and Yada, Yada, Yada on Bravo's 'Inside the Actors Studio,' Monday, June 4 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
During her wide-ranging interview with Lipton, Louis-Dreyfus reveals what life was like as a cast member on "Saturday Night Live," her experiences on "Seinfeld" and her success after living with the "Seinfeld Curse," among other topics.

[05/31/07 - 02:16 PM]
Universal Hd to Be Exclusive Hd Broadcaster of 'Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis'
Universal HD will air 22-hour live broadcasts and "best of" moments from the concerts from 4 a.m. ET on July 7 to 2 am. ET on July 8.

[05/31/07 - 02:16 PM]
'Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis' to Air Exclusively on the Networks of NBC Universal on July 7
From the producers of "Live 8," this monumental music event will bring together more than 100 of today's hottest artists and two billion people to focus the world's attention on the global climate crisis and what can be done to reduce global warming.

[05/31/07 - 02:14 PM]
NBC's 'Deal Or No Deal' Heats Up June Leading Into the Premieres of Network's Blazing New Summer Series
The game show finishes its second season this June by leading into the premieres of summer's returning favorites, "America's Got Talent" (June 5), "Last Comic Standing" (June 13) and NBC's newest reality dating series, "Age of Love" (June 18).

[05/31/07 - 02:11 PM]
'Hey Paula' Kicks Off Bravo's New Thursday Night of Original Programming with Back-To-Back Episodes, Thursday, June 28 at 10pm
The half-hour series provides an "unfiltered, real-life look at the 'American Idol' judge, entrepreneur, choreographer and multi-platinum artist, giving insight and context to Abdul's much-reported on professional and personal life."

[05/31/07 - 12:12 PM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, May 30, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 30.

[05/31/07 - 12:11 PM]
ESPN Provides a Fantasy Prize Package to a Winning "National Bingo Night" Viewer Each Week
Each week on ABC's "National Bingo Night," a valuable ESPN Fantasy Prize package to include tickets to a major national sporting event will be given away to a lucky, winning at-home viewer.

[05/31/07 - 10:48 AM]
Superstar Martina Mcbride, 'American Idol' Winner Jordin Sparks, 'American Idol' Contestants Blake Lewis and Melinda Doolittle to Perform on NBC's 'Macy's 4th of July Fireworks(R) Spectacular,' Wednesday, July 4th (9-10 P.M. Est)
Natalie Morales, NBC's "Today" National Correspondent and Tiki Barber, "Today" Correspondent and "Football Night in America" Studio Analyst, will host the special.

[05/31/07 - 10:47 AM]
'Unplugged' Specials with the Police, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Mary J. Blige and John Mayer to Break Out Across MTV, VH1 and CMT
The intimate acoustic performances will roll out in a number of upcoming "Unplugged" specials that could appear on nearly every MTV, VH1 and CMT screen - from the television to the Web to the mobile phone.

[05/30/07 - 10:46 PM]
USA Network, American Suzuki Team for 'Suzuki Car-Acter Fantasy'
The "Suzuki Car-acter Fantasy" offers one lucky person the chance to fulfill his or her fantasy and win a 2008 Suzuki XL7 midsize SUV.

[05/30/07 - 10:45 PM]
Best May Ever for Sci Fi Channel in All Key Demographics!
Sci Fi spins the numbers for the month of May.

[05/30/07 - 10:41 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of May 21-27
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 21-27.

[05/30/07 - 10:40 PM]
GSN Honors TV Personality and Tony Award-Winner Charles Nelson Reilly with a 'Match Game' Marathon on Saturday, June 2 from 9 Am to 8 PM ET
GSN's Reilly "Match Game" marathon includes 20 episodes of the show originally broadcast between 1973 and 1982.

[05/30/07 - 10:38 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of May 21, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 21-27.

[05/30/07 - 10:36 PM]
ABC News Announces New Primetime Program, "I-Caught," Premiering August 6
In addition to "i-CAUGHT," ABC's newsmagazines will have several other summer programs, including a track-side look into the world of NASCAR and an intimate view of the Royal family.

[05/30/07 - 06:45 PM]
Five Straight Months of New Cable Records: Adult Swim Posts May's Highest-Ever Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-24
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for the month of May.

[05/30/07 - 06:43 PM]
The Rhythm Continues with the Second Season of Class of 3000
The new season starts Thursday, June 7 at 7:00/6:00c following a six-and-a-half-hour marathon of the series' first season.

[05/30/07 - 06:42 PM]
Disney Channel Extends Its Dominance Over Basic Cable's Prime Landscape to 27 Consecutive Months in Kids 6-11 and to 26 Months in Tweens 9-14
The Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month of May.

[05/30/07 - 06:41 PM]
May 2007 Stands as Soapnet's Most-Watched May on Record in the Net's Sales Prime Total Viewers and Women 18-49
SOAPnet spins the numbers for the month of May.

[05/30/07 - 10:39 AM]
The Season Finale of "Ncis" Is the Week's Number One Scripted Program, Delivering More Viewers Than the Finales of "Heroes," "24" and "Lost"
CBS spins the numbers for the week of May 21-27.

[05/30/07 - 10:34 AM]
America's Most Wanted to Reveal Fbi's Latest "Top Ten" Fugitive
The announcement is a continuation of the close partnership AMW has had with the FBI since the program premiered on FOX in February 1988.

[05/30/07 - 10:33 AM]
Brad Garrett to Host the Museum of Television & Radio Two-Hour Special "TV's Funniest Moments" Airing Friday, June 1, on Fox
The countdown will feature 30 of the funniest and most memorable moments from television sitcoms, variety, late night and sketch shows from the past six decades, as ranked by Nielsen Media Research.

[05/30/07 - 10:31 AM]
Summer School Is in Session as "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" Searches for a New Class
Producers will hold casting calls in Chicago beginning Saturday, June 2; in Atlanta on Tuesday, June 5; in Las Vegas on Friday, June 8; in Los Angeles on Tuesday, June 12; and in New York on Saturday, June 16.

[05/29/07 - 09:48 PM]
Ben Silverman and Marc Graboff Named Co-Chairmen of NBC Entertainment and NBC Universal Television Studio
Kevin Reilly, who has served as President of NBC Entertainment for the past three years, and NBCU have mutually agreed to end their relationship.

[05/29/07 - 09:45 PM]
Bravo Goes Bilingual with First-Ever Telemundo Partnership for 'Top Chef 3 Miami'
The promotional elements will include creative in-show integrations for both "Top Chef 3 Miami" and Telemundo's popular morning show "Cada Dia" as well as a webisode cooking series hosted by "Top Chef" season two contestant Carlos Fernandez.

[05/29/07 - 09:44 PM]
Cnbc, America's Business Channel, Launches New, Unprecedented Original Summer Programming
CNBC is airing an unprecedented number of original primetime programs as well as special series during its Business Day schedule.

[05/29/07 - 09:43 PM]
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution's 'Reel Talk' Sold in More Than 85% of U.S. for Fall Debut
"Reel Talk" debuted on WNBC-TV New York in October 2005 as a local weekend movies series.

[05/29/07 - 09:42 PM]
Wwe(R) 'Saturday Night's Main Event' Returns to NBC Late Night
The series returns for a special presentation on Saturday, June 2nd, from 11:30 p.m. - 1:00 am ET/PT.

[05/29/07 - 09:40 PM]
TV Guide Network(R) Reveals Cast for Its Headlining Summer Series, 'America's Next Producer'
The series will premiere in full-screen on TV Guide Network on Wednesday, July 18 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT with a special repeat airing at 9:00 p.m.

[05/29/07 - 09:39 PM]
'2007 MTV Movie Awards' Announces Most Important Nominees ... You!!
After nearly 400 film spoofs were submitted, the five finalists for the first-ever use generated category, "Best Movie Spoof" have been chosen.

[05/29/07 - 09:35 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Looks Ahead and Continues the Laughs with 2007/2008 Talent and Development Slate
Projects in development come from comedic talent such as Lewis Black, David Alan Grier, Michael Ian Black, T. Sean Shannon, Larry the Cable Guy and JoKoy and feature top producers including Jamie Tarses, Robert Morton, Max Brooks, Scott Carter and David Sacks, and Jim Biederman.

[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.







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[05/26/15 - 02:24 PM]
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[05/26/15 - 01:27 PM]
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[05/26/15 - 01:18 PM]
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[05/26/15 - 01:09 PM]
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[05/26/15 - 12:48 PM]
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[05/26/15 - 12:41 PM]
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[05/26/15 - 12:38 PM]
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[05/26/15 - 12:30 PM]
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[05/26/15 - 12:02 PM]
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[05/26/15 - 11:28 AM]
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[05/26/15 - 11:17 AM]
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[05/26/15 - 10:47 AM]
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[05/26/15 - 10:31 AM]
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[05/26/15 - 10:00 AM]
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