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[06/08/07 - 07:14 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of May 28-June 3): 'Sopranos,' Nba Playoffs Top the Charts
Plus: Lifetime saw its newcomer "Army Wives" open to the tune of 3.5 million viewers on Sunday, making it the most-watched series premiere in the network's 23-year history.

[06/08/07 - 06:26 PM]
Serena Williams Is the First Star to Be Eliminated from ABC's "Fast Cars & Superstars" Celebrity Racing Reality Show
ABC details the latest "Fast Cars & Superstars" elimination.

[06/08/07 - 06:24 PM]
Oxygen Network Joins with Music and Movie Star Mandy Moore for One-Hour Docu-Drama and Concert Special
The special premieres Tuesday, August 14 at 10:30/9:30c following the Season Two premiere of "Tori & Dean: Inn Love."

[06/08/07 - 06:22 PM]
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Season One -- Take an Unflinching Insider's Look at Hollywood with Television's Most Hilarious Guilty Pleasure
The two-disc set also features her hit special "Kathy Griffin Is... Not Nicole Kidman" and a sneak peek at Season Two.

[06/08/07 - 06:21 PM]
Voyagers! the Complete Series -- a Time Traveling Odd Couple Tinkers with History in One of TV's Most Inventive and Entertaining Shows
While the series originally debuted in 1982 the DVD debut of this special collection comes just in time to celebrate the cult classic's 25th Anniversary.

[06/08/07 - 06:19 PM]
The Hardy Boys Nancy Drew Mysteries: Season Two -- Teen Idols Shaun Cassidy, Parker Stevenson and Pamela Sue Martin Team Up as TV's Favorite Teen Super Sleuths
The five-disc set features tons of wholesome, high-spirited fun and a special bonus featurette, "America's Top Sleuths," a Sleuth Channel countdown of the top sleuths in television and film.

[06/08/07 - 06:17 PM]
The Incredible Hulk: The Complete Second Season -- Whatever You Do, Don't Make Him Angry!
The DVD set includes an all new on-camera interview with creator Kenneth Johnson as well as exclusive commentary for Season Two's two part opening episode, "Married," plus a special preview episode from Season Three.

[06/08/07 - 05:39 PM]
Development Update: Week of June 4-8
Updates include: ABC's "Wanna Bet?" and CBS's "The Captain" set for midseason duty, A&E renews "Gene Simmons' Family Jewels" and Sam Waterston's Jack McCoy earns a promotion on NBC's "Law & Order."

[06/08/07 - 02:17 PM]
Former Wwe Diva Lauren Jones Puts Tyler, Tx, on the Map When "Anchorwoman" Premieres Tuesday, AuG. 21, on Fox
The series then begins airing in its regular time period Tuesday, Aug. 28 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT).

[06/08/07 - 02:15 PM]
MTV Introduces YomommA.TV and ShortcircuitZ.MTV.com, Letting Viewers Step Into the Trash-Talking Ring Or Riff on Their Favorite Pop-Culture Headlines
The best user-generated videos will make their way into upcoming episodes of both series on- air.

[06/08/07 - 12:51 PM]
'Big Brother' to Return to Usual Nights, 'Pirate Master' to Walk Tuesday Plank
"Brother" will launch its eighth season on Thursday, July 5 at 8:00/7:00c with its Sunday and Tuesday editions due on July 8 at 8:00/7:00c and July 10 at 9:00/8:00c, respectively.

[06/08/07 - 11:25 AM]
1 VS. 100 Will Start Airing on Saturday, July 7th on Cnbc
The show replaces "Deal or No Deal," which is normally seen at that time.

[06/08/07 - 11:24 AM]
House: Season Three -- Golden Globe(R) Winner Hugh Laurie Stars as the Brilliant Yet Tough-Witted DR. House in the 2006 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominee for Outstanding Drama Series
The set's extras include "Soundtrack Session: Hugh Laurie and The Band From TV," a look at Hugh Laurie and the rest of The Band From TV as they record the smokey song "Minnie the Moocher" for the show's soundtrack.

[06/08/07 - 11:23 AM]
Reality Shows Scare Up Great Ratings: Premiere of Ghost Hunters and Series Debut of Destination Truth Break Channel Records
Sci Fi spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 6.

[06/08/07 - 11:21 AM]
Bravo Announces Glad & Toyota Among Top Sponsors for 'Top Chef 3 Miami' - Bertolli Named Emerging Media Sponsor
The show's third season will feature integrated product sponsorships by Bombay Sapphire, Breville, Cold Stone Creamery, Evian Natural Spring Water, Merck/Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals and Red Robin.

[06/08/07 - 11:19 AM]
20 Finalists Ready to Kick Up Their Heels as the Competition Heats Up on "So You Think You Can Dance"
Next Wednesday, the Top 20 will be partnered into 10 couples who will perform dances from a wide variety of genres, including Hip-Hop, Broadway, Disco, Krump, Cha Cha and more.

[06/08/07 - 11:17 AM]
The Devil Wears Prada Director David Frankel to Serve as Guest Judge "On the Lot" Tuesday, June 12, on Fox
He'll serve as the guest judge beside regulars Carrie Fisher and Garry Marshall on Tuesday's episode.

[06/07/07 - 06:33 PM]
ABC Family Kicks Off Countdown to Premiere of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" with a Weekend Filled with Wizardry
During each broadcast, viewers will also be treated to never-before-seen footage from the newest Harry Potter film "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix."

[06/07/07 - 06:27 PM]
The Humanitas Prize 33rd Humanitas Prize(Tm) Finalists Announced
28 writers were named finalists in 8 categories for the 33rd Annual HUMANITAS Prize.

[06/07/07 - 02:41 PM]
TBS's Premiere of Tyler Perry's House of Payne Moves in with Ad-Supported Cable's Top Sitcom Telecast of All Time
TBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 6.

[06/07/07 - 02:40 PM]
CBS to Use "The American Theatre Wing's 61st Annual Tony Awards" to Showcase Multiple Promos for "Viva Laughlin," a New Drama Premiering in the Fall, Executive Produced by Tony Award and Emmy Award Winner Hugh Jackman
Ten promos for the series, totaling more than six minutes, will be shown throughout the live three-hour broadcast.

[06/07/07 - 02:39 PM]
NBC Digital Entertainment Lands Two Daytime Emmy Nominations
Both NBC Digital Entertainment series "Pale Force" and "The Office: Accountants" received nominations in the Outstanding Comedy Broadband Program category.

[06/07/07 - 11:34 AM]
Keith Carradine Is Hot on the Trail in Search of a Killer in Showtime's Hit Series 'Dexter'(Tm)
In season two, due on September 30, Carradine plays Lt. Frank Lundy, Special Agent for the FBI who is investigating a large number of dead bodies recently found in Miami.

[06/07/07 - 11:34 AM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, June 6, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 6.

[06/07/07 - 11:33 AM]
Legendary Actor Peter O'Toole Joins the Cast of the Tudors
Emmy-(R) and Golden Globe(R)-winner, and eight-time Oscar(R) nominee O'Toole will take on the pivotal role of Pope Paul III.

[06/07/07 - 11:31 AM]
Frances Sternhagen Returns as Brenda's Mom Accompanied by Barry Corbin as Brenda's Dad in Four Episodes This Season on TNT's the Closer
Both are slated to appear in episodes ten (August 20), eleven (August 27), fourteen (December) and fifteen (December).

[06/07/07 - 11:30 AM]
NBC Adds Superstar Joss Stone to the Lineup of Talent for NBC's 'Macy's 4th of July Fireworks(R) Spectacular' Wednesday, July 4th (9-10 P.M. Est)
She joins the previously announced Martina McBride, "American Idol" winner Jordin Sparks, 'American Idol' contestants Blake Lewis and Melinda Doolittle.

[06/07/07 - 11:25 AM]
Bravo Partners with Nyc & Company and Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau to Dish Out Flavorful "Top Chef 3 Miami" Launch Events in New York City on June 12 and Miami Beach on June 10
"I can't think of a better way to celebrate the best restaurants in both New York City and Miami Beach than with the best of our Top Chefs," said Jason Klarman, EVP Marketing & Digital, Bravo.

[06/06/07 - 06:36 PM]
CBS to Offer Up a Double Dose of "Creature Comforts," Wednesday, June 13, 8:00-9:00 PM
CBS will rebroadcast the first two episodes of the animated series back-to-back on Wednesday, June 13 starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/06/07 - 05:11 PM]
Bravo's 'Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List' Season Three Premiere Sets Record Ratings and Series High with More Than One Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 5.

[06/06/07 - 03:14 PM]
Jericho Picked Up for Midseason -- a Letter from Nina Tassler to "Jericho" Fans
CBS Entertainment President Nina Tassler confirms the series will return for seven episodes next season.

[06/06/07 - 03:13 PM]
Season Three Premiere of A&E's 'Criss Angel Mindfreak' Delivers Record-Breaking Audience and Mind-Blowing Demonstrations
A&E spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 5.

[06/06/07 - 02:21 PM]
'Concert for Diana' Commemorates the Life of Diana, Princess of Wales Vh1, VH1.com and Mhd: Music High Definition Will Air and Stream the Concert Live On-Air and Online from London's Wembley Stadium Sunday, July 1, 2007 at 11:00 A.M. Edt/8:00 A.M. Pdt*
The 6-hour concert will be broadcast live in its entirety on VH1, be streamed live on VH1.com and be simulcast on MHD: Music High-Definition, MTV Network's high-definition music channel.

[06/06/07 - 02:20 PM]
Golden Globe Winner Kyra Sedgwick Joins Bravo's Inside the Actors Studio Monday, June 11 @ 8 PM ET/PT
During her wide-ranging interview with Lipton, Sedgwick reveals what life is like being married to movie star [Kevin Bacon], working with Tom Cruise on "Born on the Fourth Of July," and how she prepared for her role in the hit television series "The Closer," among other topics.

[06/06/07 - 02:18 PM]
'America's Got Talent' Dominates Tuesday Night in 18-49, Total Viewers and All Key Measures, Pacing NBC to Nightly Win
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 5.

[06/06/07 - 02:15 PM]
ABC's "Ugly Betty" and Disney Channel's "High School Musical" Win Five 2007 Alma Awards
Edward James Olmos, Michael Peña, America Ferrera, Benito Martinez, Ana Ortiz, Kenny Ortega and Silvio Horta were among the TV winners.

[06/06/07 - 10:43 AM]
TNT Gives Sopranos Fans a Cannoli Packed with Their Favorite Actors in a 12-Hour Law & Order Marathon Monday, June 11
Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli, Aida Turturro and Frank Vincent are among the "Sopranos" alums featured in the marathon.

[06/06/07 - 10:41 AM]
Fremantlemedia and @radicaL.media Ink Groundbreaking Development Deal
This new arrangement expands upon the companies' joint success with the groundbreaking interview series, "Iconoclasts," which is about to enter its third season.

[06/06/07 - 10:38 AM]
Lifetime Television Announces Production on the Lifetime Original Movie 'The Murder of Princess Diana'
"Diana," due in August, stars "House's" Jennifer Morrison in a fictionalized account of the book by the same name by Noel Botham, which theorized that the car crash that claimed the lives of the Princess of Wales, her companion Dodi Fayed and their chauffeur Henri Paul, was a conspiracy.

[06/06/07 - 10:36 AM]
Fatman Scoop and Wife Shanda Sign TV Development and First-Look DVD and Publishing Deal with MTV for 'Man and Wife'
"Fatman Scoop and Shanda are not only made for each other but are made for television," said Tony DiSanto, Executive Vice President, MTV Series Development & Animation.

[06/05/07 - 10:45 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of May 28, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 28-June 3.

[06/05/07 - 10:45 PM]
Wendell Foster Named Vice President, Multiplatform Program Planning and Scheduling, ABC Entertainment
Most recently Mr. Foster served as vice president, Research, ABC Inc., where he oversaw all ratings research for "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and provided ratings analyses for West Coast ABC executives in all areas.

[06/05/07 - 10:07 PM]
Television Critics Association Announces 2007 Award Nominees
Once again, NBC leads the list with 13 nominations on the strength of its strong freshmen series, including, "30 Rock," "Friday Night Lights" and "Heroes," which garnered 12 nominations total.

[06/05/07 - 09:50 PM]
NBC Promotes Erin Gough Wehrenberg to Executive Vice President, Current Series, NBC Entertainment
Most recently, Wehrenberg served as Senior Vice President, Current Series, NBC Entertainment, since May 2004.

[06/05/07 - 09:46 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of May 28-June 3
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 28-June 3.

[06/05/07 - 02:05 PM]
Lifetime Television's Original Drama 'Army Wives' Is Most-Watched Series Premiere in Network's 23-Year History
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, June 3.

[06/05/07 - 02:04 PM]
Season Two of "Inturn 2," the Original Online Reality Show Premieres on CBS.com, June 15
Internet users can watch a new episode of INTURN on CBS.com on most Tuesdays and Thursdays, running from June 15th through August 14th.

[06/05/07 - 11:06 AM]
Bravo Announces Biggest Month of Digital Originals -- Four New Webisode Series on WwW.bravotV.com and WwW.outzonetV.com in June
The web-exclusive series showcase popular internet personalities Billy Eichner ("Jen"), William Sledd ("Ask A Gay Man") and "Top Chef's" Carlos Fernandez and Lee Anne Wong.

[06/05/07 - 11:04 AM]
Dennis Miller to Host 'Grand Slam' for GSN
The seriers is an eight episode head-to-head single elimination tournament featuring America's top 16 game show contestants competing to determine who is the best.

[06/05/07 - 10:08 AM]
Bill Nelson Named Chairman and Ceo of Home Box Office
Nelson has been chief operating officer for HBO since 2002, responsible for overseeing domestic and international marketing and affiliate relations for the HBO and Cinemax networks; global home video distribution, content and licensing; film acquisitions; finance; legal; and human resources.







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[07/26/16 - 11:04 AM]
AMC's Revolutionary War Drama "Turn: Washington's Spies" to Conclude with Fourth and Final Season
The network also announced executive producer and showrunner, Craig Silverstein, has renewed his overall development deal.

[07/26/16 - 10:37 AM]
"Girl in the Box," The Disturbing True Story of a Woman Held Captive for Seven Years, Premieres September 10 on Lifetime, Starring Addison Timlin, Zane Holtz and Zelda Williams
Immediately following the premiere of the film, the two-part special "Colleen Stan: The Girl in the Box," which documents the real-life story of Colleen Stan, will air at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/26/16 - 10:03 AM]
Hulu Announces New Original Special From Emmy(R)-Nominated Triumph the Insult Comic Dog
The new Hulu Original, in association with Funny Or Die, will become available to stream to Hulu subscribers on August 11.

[07/26/16 - 10:01 AM]
Spike Greenlights New Game Show, "Caraoke Showdown," Hosted by Craig Robinson
"Caraoke Showdown" will tape in Los Angeles and New York this summer and debut on Spike in 2017.

[07/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with "The Bachelorette"
The Alphabet leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/26/16 - 08:15 AM]
"Roast Battle" Adds Judd Apatow, Whoopi Goldberg, Kevin Hart and Seth Rogen to All-Star Panel of Judges
They'll join the previously announced Anthony Jeselnik, Jimmy Kimmel, Sarah Silverman and David Spade.

[07/26/16 - 07:18 AM]
Let the Battle Begin on Season Eight of "Ink Master" Premiering Tuesday, August 23 at 10PM ET/PT
This season, judges - and now, mentors - Oliver Peck and Chris Nuñez will pick their own teams of tattoo artists as the contestants battle it out in permanent ink for a $100,000 grand prize.

[07/26/16 - 06:14 AM]
Netflix and John Wells Productions Team Up to Tell the Definitive Story Behind The Panama Papers
The project aims to tell the definitive story behind the two journalists who cracked open an unprecedented torrent of lies, diversions and information that revealed how the wealthy hid billions of dollars offshore through a little known law firm in Panama.

[07/25/16 - 05:49 PM]
Five Episodes of HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Will Showcase Spectacular Backyard Transformations
The special episodes will premiere Thursday, August 25 through Thursday, September 22.

[07/25/16 - 01:42 PM]
E!'s Scripted Series "The Arrangement" Begins Production in Vancouver
The 10-episode one-hour series is a multi-layered, Hollywood love story about the darker side of celebrity where nobody is what they seem.

[07/25/16 - 01:38 PM]
Digital Star Hannah Hart Joins Food Network Lineup
Plans for the partnership include a six episode series along with an array of complementary digital and social content leveraging both Hart's and the network's respective digital footprints.

[07/25/16 - 01:10 PM]
Destination America Earns #1 Telecast Ever in P25-54 with "Ghosts of Shepherdstown" Season Finale
Destination America further spins the numbers for Sunday, July 17.

[07/25/16 - 12:53 PM]
National Geographic Channel Greenlights Second Season of Critically Acclaimed Series "Breakthrough"
Production has begun on the new season, which is slated to air in spring 2017 in 440 million homes in 171 countries and in 45 languages, as well as on the Spanish language network Nat Geo Mundo.

[07/25/16 - 11:57 AM]
Netflix Announces Steve Aoki Doc: "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead"
In the lead-up to Aoki's biggest show of his career, this introspective doc examines the driving force behind his passion: Rocky Aoki, daredevil showman, Benihana founder, and Steve's looming father figure.

[07/25/16 - 11:30 AM]
Michelle Dockery Joins Cast of "Godless" for Netflix
Dockery joins previously announced cast members, including: Jeff Daniels and Jack O'Connell, in the period drama, that is set to premiere worldwide on Netflix in 2017.