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[06/22/07 - 10:45 PM]
It's 'The Spectacular Spider-Man' to the Rescue
The Kids' WB! series "picks up the world-renowned web-slinger's mythology at the beginning of his hero's journey as a not-so-typical 16-year-old with new-found powers engaging the multi-leveled pressures of teenage life while combating bigger, badder super-villains in the real world."

[06/22/07 - 09:12 PM]
NBC Gives 'Kidnapped' Late Night Burn Off Run
According to the show's official web site, the unaired installments are set to run Sunday nights (or Monday mornings depending on your time zone) at 12:00/11:00c beginning this Sunday, June 24.

[06/22/07 - 08:53 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Mastersons of Manhattan, The" (NBC)

[06/22/07 - 08:53 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "It Crowd, The" (NBC)

[06/22/07 - 07:32 PM]
Development Update: Week of June 18-22
Updates include: New cast members set for NBC's "Heroes" and FOX's "Prison Break," "Nip/Tuck's" Dylan Walsh and Julian McMahon get hefty pay bumps, MTV moving into "Pageant Place" and the usual mix of casting news.

[06/22/07 - 06:20 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of June 11-17): USA's 'Raw' Reigns Over Returning Originals
Cable originals "Big Love," "Rescue Me," "Kyle XY," "The 4400" and "The Dead Zone" all open behind their previous season's numbers.

[06/22/07 - 04:35 PM]
ABC Slates 'Laughs' for Tuesdays, Confirms 'Masters' Installments
The "Masters of Science Fiction" lineup includes tales from John Kessel, Howard Fast, Robert Heinlein and Harlan Ellison.

[06/22/07 - 11:52 AM]
CBS Loses Its 'Creature Comforts' on Monday
Additional repeats of "The New Adventures of Old Christine" will fill the Monday, 8:00/7:00c half-hour for at least the next two weeks.

[06/22/07 - 08:55 AM]
Faina Savich and Jimmy Arguello Are Eliminated on "So You Think You Can Dance"
FOX details the latest "So You Think You Can Dance" elimination.

[06/21/07 - 07:31 PM]
Twentieth Television Sells Emmy-Winning Series My Name Is Earl to Tbs
Beginning in September 2009, the critically acclaimed sitcom will be presented in syndication on TBS, joining the cable network's lineup of popular comedies.

[06/21/07 - 05:57 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Playing Chicken" (FOX)

[06/21/07 - 05:57 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Back to You" (FOX)

[06/21/07 - 03:40 PM]
Bravo's "Top Chef 3 Miami" Week Two Up 55 Percent with Total Viewers and 42 Percent Among Adults 18-49
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 20.

[06/21/07 - 01:38 PM]
Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R)-Winning Sitcom the Office to Join TBS Line-Up
TBS's deal for the series includes non-exclusive broadband streaming, on-demand and wireless rights to run concurrent with the off-network telecast rights, which will begin in Fall 2009.

[06/21/07 - 01:38 PM]
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution Has Sold Emmy and Golden Globe Winning Comedy "The Office" to the Fox-Owned Stations
The series will debut in the fall of 2009 on the Fox owned-and-operated stations in the nation's top markets, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington D.C., Dallas, Houston, Phoenix, Minneapolis, Orlando and Baltimore.

[06/21/07 - 12:39 PM]
'DR. Steve-O' Accepting Patients This Fall on USA Network
The newcomer, in which Steve-O helps "de-wussify wimps, nerds and couch potatoes," will follow "WWE Raw" on Monday nights this fall.

[06/21/07 - 12:37 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Enters Presidential Race with the Launch of Indecision2008.com
The site will offer "a variety of au courant widgets that provide at-a-glance campaign factoids, interactive polls and handy "Marching Orders" for conservatives and liberals alike."

[06/21/07 - 12:35 PM]
For the Second Consecutive Year, ABC Entertainment Announces "ABC Red Carpet Screenings" in Ten Markets to Promote New Fall Series
The events include casting calls for "Supernanny" as well as screenings of newcomers "Pushing Daisies," "Carpoolers" and "Samantha Be Good."

[06/21/07 - 12:31 PM]
Live at the "Heroes World Tour" Press Conference

[06/21/07 - 12:25 PM]
NBC Universal Launches Global Promotional Campaign with 'Heroes World Tour' Co-Sponsored by Nissan
Plus: "Heroes" will be propelled into stores on August 28 for the DVD and HD-DVD launch of its heroic first season in an elaborate seven disc set loaded with bonus features, including 50 deleted scenes and the never aired 73 minute premiere episode.

[06/21/07 - 07:45 AM]
Lifetime Television Announces Production of the Lifetime Original Movie 'Custody' (Working Title), Starring Rob Morrow ('Numb3rs'), James Denton ('Desperate Housewives') and Kay Panabaker (Warner BroS. 'Nancy Drew')
The original movie tells "the poignant story of a widowed college professor who risks losing custody of his 13-year-old stepdaughter."

[06/21/07 - 07:33 AM]
American Dad Is Red, White and Renewed on Fox
FOX has picked up the subversive animated series AMERICAN DAD, featuring security-obsessed CIA agent and devoted family man Stan Smith, through the 2008-09 season.

[06/20/07 - 06:02 PM]
AMC Greenlights New Original Drama Series Breaking Bad
Plus: the network confirms its original series "Mad Men" will premiere on Thursday, July 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/20/07 - 06:01 PM]
Free to Win Big at the 2007 Promax/Bda Awards
The netlet won awards for several Kids' WB! promotions, as well as primetime series including "Supernatural" and "Smallville."

[06/20/07 - 04:21 PM]
The Boys Are Back: TBS's Popular, Critically Acclaimed Original Comedy Series My Boys Returns
The series returns with back-to-back episodes on Monday, July 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/20/07 - 03:29 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Giants of Radio" (CBS)

[06/20/07 - 03:29 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Big Bang Theory, The" (CBS)

[06/20/07 - 11:44 AM]
Endemol USA and BET Team Up for New Live Game Show Premiering Monday, July 9 at 11 P.M. ET/PT
Viewers of the show will be able to compete for cash prizes from home by text messaging or logging onto the Internet and answering pop culture and trivia questions.

[06/20/07 - 11:41 AM]
VH1 Greenlights 7 New Series to Launch Third Night of Original Primetime Programming
The newcomers include "The Salt 'N Pepa Show," "America's Most Smartest Model," "Click!," "Danny Bonaduce's Child Star," "Free Radio," "Lords of the Revolution" and "Old Skool with Terry and Gita."

[06/20/07 - 11:40 AM]
Gabrielle Reece Is the Sixth Star to Be Eliminated on ABC's "Fast Cars & Superstars" Celebrity Racing Reality Show
ABC details the latest "Fast Cars & Superstars" elimination and notes its "series finale" will air this Sunday at 7:00/6:00c.

[06/20/07 - 11:39 AM]
'America's Got Talent' Dominates Tuesday Night in 18-49, Total Viewers and All Key Measures, Pacing NBC to Its Third Consecutive Tuesday Win
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 19.

[06/20/07 - 11:38 AM]
NBC.com Wins Its First Emmy Award
NBC.com took home its first Emmy at the 34th Annual Creative Arts & Entertainment Daytime Emmy Awards for "The Office: Accountants" webisodes.

[06/20/07 - 09:48 AM]
Mumbojumbo Signs Publishing Deal with Universal Digital Platforms Group for Game Based on Hit Comedy, "The Office"
Developed and published exclusively by MumboJumbo, "The Office" game will be available for online download and across multiple game platforms, including PC, PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable), and Nintendo DS(TM), starting this fall.

[06/20/07 - 09:32 AM]
Power of 10, a High-Stakes, Primetime Game Show Where Contestants Compete for the Chance to Win $10 Million Dollars Premieres Tuesday, AuG. 7 (8:00-9:00 Pm, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network
On "Power of 10," the contestant who can "most accurately predict the American public's response to intriguing poll questions could walk away winning millions."

[06/20/07 - 09:28 AM]
10 Songs, 10 Missing Lyrics, 1 Million Dollars, If You "Don't Forget the Lyrics!"
Wayne Brady hosts the new game show, which premieres Wednesday, July 11 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) and Thursday, July 12 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

[06/19/07 - 07:48 PM]
Sci Fi's Breakout Hit Who Wants to Be a Superhero? Starring Stan Lee Returns with an Even Bigger Second Season
The new season features "an all-new league of 10 superhero contestants, exciting new physical challenges, a few fiendish villains, and two more episodes than last year... 8 in all!"

[06/19/07 - 07:48 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of June 11, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 11-17.

[06/19/07 - 06:05 PM]
Spike TV Presents Bruce Lee Day on Sunday, June 24
The homage to Lee will consist of nearly ten hours of programming and rare digital content, highlighted by his daughter Shannon Lee hosting a presentation of her father's classic "Enter the Dragon," widely considered the greatest martial arts film of all time.

[06/19/07 - 03:20 PM]
NBC Ranks #2 for the Week in 18-49 and Total Viewers, with 'America's Got Talent' Scoring as the #1 Show on Television in Total Viewers for a Second Straight Week
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 11-17.

[06/19/07 - 03:01 PM]
TNT's Hit Original Series the Closer Once Again Smashes Record with Ad-Supported Cable's Top Series Telecast of All Time
TNT further spins the numbers for Monday, June 18.

[06/19/07 - 02:59 PM]
Lifetime Television's Smash Hit 'Army Wives,' Top-Rated Cable Drama of the Year Among W18-49, Once Again Rules Sunday Night as the #1 Primetime Program on All of Basic Cable in W18-49, P2+, Households and W25-54
Lifetime further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 17.

[06/19/07 - 02:49 PM]
ABC Renames 'Sam I Am,' Eyes Friday Changes
Plus: "Men in Trees" creator Jenny Bicks spills the beans on a potential change to the network's Friday schedule.

[06/19/07 - 01:08 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "See Jayne Run" (ABC)

[06/19/07 - 01:08 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Samantha Who?" (ABC)

[06/19/07 - 12:24 PM]
CBS Wins Its Third Consecutive Summer Week in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of June 11-17.

[06/19/07 - 12:21 PM]
'Dateline NBC' Rules Monday Night in 18-49, Total Viewers and All Key Measures, Pacing NBC to Nightly Win
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, June 18.

[06/19/07 - 12:19 PM]
USA Network Auctions Celebrity Fashions from Hit New Show "The Starter Wife"
70% of the proceeds from the auction - featuring such designers as Hermes, Dolce & Gabbana, Jill Sander, Givenchy and Versace - will be donated to Dress for Success.

[06/19/07 - 12:18 PM]
Bravo Digital Launches First Web Personality, 23-Year-Old Youtube Wunderkind William Sledd, on Thursday, June 21, with 'Ask a Gay Man' Web Series
The launch is part of a larger digital expansion this month offering Bravo fans four new web-exclusive series for www.BravoTV.com and www.OUTzoneTV.com.

[06/19/07 - 10:03 AM]
MTV Studios, MTV's Direct to Video Division, Presents 'Super Sweet 16: The Movie' Available on DVD on July 10
In addition, the film will air on MTV on July 8, and will also be available for purchase on DVD through Paramount Home Entertainment on July 10.

[06/19/07 - 10:03 AM]
TNT's Season 3 Premiere of the Closer Is Best of All Time
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, June 18.







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