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[06/27/07 - 09:23 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Skip Tracer" (CBS)

[06/27/07 - 09:23 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Cane" (CBS)

[06/27/07 - 07:56 PM]
Chris O'Donnell, Alfred Molina and Michael Keaton Lead International Cast in TNT's Gripping, High-Powered Cia Drama the Company, Three-Week Television Event Premiering August 5
Directed by Emmy-winner Mikael Salomon and adapted by Ken Nolan from the best-selling historical novel by Robert Littell, the mini-series follows "a game played over four decades, from the rainy streets of Berlin to the shores of Cuba, from secret revolutionary gatherings in Budapest to high-level meetings in the halls of Washington and Moscow."

[06/27/07 - 07:53 PM]
A Faux Psychic Detective and His Straight - Laced Best Friend and Partner Solve Crimes for Cash in the Hilarious Hit USA Network Series Starring James Roday and Dulé Hill
Bonus features for "Psych's" first season DVD set include a behind-the-scenes featurette, deleted scenes, a blooper reel and exclusive character profiles.

[06/27/07 - 01:44 PM]
Comedy Central(R) and CTV Deal for Laughs with Multi-Platform Content Deal for Comedy Central's Program Library
The deal provides CTV access to all Comedy Central programming, featuring more than 200 hours of current series, including full episodes of its hit originals.

[06/27/07 - 01:42 PM]
Sleuth Turns Up the Heat This July with Action, Adventure, and Big Laughs
Sleuth details its July programming highlights.

[06/27/07 - 01:41 PM]
Choose Horror Over Hawaii for a Killer Chiller Summer!
Chiller details its July programming highlights.

[06/27/07 - 01:39 PM]
Suzanne Patmore-Gibbs Promoted to Executive Vice President, Drama Development, ABC Entertainment
Ms. Patmore-Gibbs has served as senior vice president, Drama Development, ABC Entertainment, since June 2004.

[06/27/07 - 01:38 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, June 26, 2007 - (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 26.

[06/27/07 - 10:48 AM]
Espn, ABC and Nba Expand Relationship in Eight-Year Agreement
Under the terms of the new deal, the NBA will deliver content for 17 ESPN platforms, including: ABC, ABC HD, ESPN, ESPN HD, ESPN2, ESPN2 HD, ESPNEWS, ESPN Classic, ESPN Deportes, ESPN International, ESPN Radio, ESPN.com, ESPN360.com, ESPN Mobile Publishing, ESPN Mobile TV, ESPNU and ESPN podcasts.

[06/27/07 - 10:12 AM]
A&E Real Life Series - the First 48 & Swat Return for Sixth and Third Seasons Respectively
Season six of "The First 48" and season three of the "SWAT" franchise will both premiere on Thursday, July 12th at 9:00PM and 10:00PM ET/PT respectively.

[06/27/07 - 10:10 AM]
Molly Shannon ('Year of the Dog,' 'Saturday Night Live') to Star in the Lifetime Original Movie 'More of Me,' the Quirky Tale of a Woman Who Discovers a Unique Way of Coping with the Stress and Demands of Modern Life
The original movie, due this fall, is "a whimsical, lighthearted and touching comedy about an overworked and overextended wife, mom and career woman who splits into three separate versions of herself with distinct personalities in order to manage her chaotic life."

[06/27/07 - 10:09 AM]
Fashion Rocks, an Entertainment Special Celebrating the Best in Fashion and Music, Will Be Broadcast Friday, SepT. 7 on the CBS Television Network
Jeremy Piven hosts the special, which will include performances by Aerosmith, Alicia Keys, Avril Lavigne, Carrie Underwood, Fall Out Boy, Fergie, Jennifer Hudson, Jennifer Lopez, Ludacris, Martina McBride, Santana and Usher.

[06/26/07 - 08:03 PM]
Who Cares About Girls: Slave Girls of India Premieres as Highest Rated News Documentary Special in Oxygen History
Oxygen spins the numbers for Sunday, June 24.

[06/26/07 - 08:01 PM]
Oxygen Launches "Create-A-Series Comedy Competition"
"SNL" vet Molly Shannon will judge the contest, the winner of which will get ten to thirteen episodes, three to five minutes in length, that will air on SheDidWhat.tv.

[06/26/07 - 07:59 PM]
Spielberg on Spielberg Premieres on Tcm Monday, July 9
The 90-minute special, which features exclusive and detailed interviews with arguably the most popular and influential director of his time, is produced by Richard Schickel, who created similar programs on Woody Allen and Martin Scorsese.

[06/26/07 - 06:52 PM]
Disney Channel Rates as the No. 1 Basic Cable Network in Total Day in Tweens 9-14 for the Fourth Week Running
The Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 18-24.

[06/26/07 - 06:50 PM]
'Army Wives,' Most-Watched Series in Lifetime Television's 23-Year History, Now the Year's #1 New Cable Drama Dominating Households, W18-34, W18-49 and W25-54
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, June 24 and Monday, June 25.

[06/26/07 - 05:12 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Football Wives" (ABC)

[06/26/07 - 05:12 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Cashmere Mafia" (ABC)

[06/26/07 - 03:55 PM]
Stargate Sg-1's Series Finale Triumphs
Sci Fi spins the numbers for Friday, June 22.

[06/26/07 - 03:54 PM]
We TV's Bridezillas Scores All Time Highest Rated We TV Original Telecast in Network History
WE: Women's Entertainment spins the numbers for Sunday, June 24.

[06/26/07 - 03:51 PM]
'America's Got Talent' and 'Dateline NBC' Are the #1 and #2 Shows of the Week, as NBC Finishes #2 for the Week in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 18-24.

[06/26/07 - 03:48 PM]
CBS Wins Its Fourth Consecutive Summer Week in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of June 18-24.

[06/26/07 - 03:46 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of June 18, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 18-24.

[06/26/07 - 09:13 AM]
Media Alert: Date Change for TNT's Saving Grace
The Holly Hunter-led newcomer will now follow "The Closer" at 10:00/9:00c starting July 23, shifting "Heartland" to 8:00/7:00c that same night.

[06/26/07 - 09:12 AM]
Adult Swim Expands Programming to Seven Nights a Week Starting Friday, July 6
To kick off Adult Swim's first Friday ever, the network will run a "Family Guy" marathon, 11 p.m. - 2 a.m. (ET, PT).

[06/26/07 - 09:09 AM]
TBS to Bring New Definition to Comedy with TBS in Hd
The channel, due to launch on Sunday, September 1, will simulcast the east coast feed in high definition.

[06/26/07 - 09:08 AM]
Directors Mark Waters and Eli Roth to Serve as Guest Judges "On the Lot"
Waters will guest on the Tuesday, June 26 episode, which will spotlight six comedy short films; and Roth will guest on the Tuesday, July 3 episode, which will spotlight six horror-themed films.

[06/25/07 - 10:24 PM]
AMC Expands Mad Men Offering with Exclusive Multiplatform Access
The network will offer all of its episodes On Demand in both SD and HD format the day after it premieres on linear, and will feature exclusive content on Broadband including exclusive outtakes, interviews with the cast and crew and behind-the-scenes snippets.

[06/25/07 - 06:59 PM]
Fresh Air and Big Laughs Collide with "Comedy Central Park Friday Night Stand-Up" Premiering Friday, July 6 at 9:30 P.M. on Comedy Central(R)
Tune in at 9:30 p.m. for "COMEDY CENTRAL Presents Greg Giraldo," followed by "Dave Attell Insomniac Tour Featuring Sean Rouse, Greg Giraldo and Dane Cook" at 10:00 p.m.

[06/25/07 - 06:56 PM]
New Zealand Funny Folk Land at Comedy Central(R) the Network Television Premiere of "Flight of the Conchords" Debuts Friday, June 29 at 11:30 P.M.
Comedy Central will encore the group's original HBO half-hour special on Friday, June 29.

[06/25/07 - 06:54 PM]
TV Land and the City of Honolulu to Honor Elvis Presley with Life-Sized Sculpture on July 26, 2007
The statue will grace The Neal S. Blaisdell Center, formerly The Honolulu International Center, the site of Elvis' 1973 Aloha from Hawaii concert.

[06/25/07 - 03:42 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Hell on Earth" (The CW)

[06/25/07 - 03:42 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Aliens in America" (The CW)

[06/25/07 - 01:24 PM]
Smash Hit 'Army Wives,' the Highest-Rated Series in Lifetime Television's 23-Year History, Marches to New Ratings Records
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, June 24.

[06/25/07 - 01:22 PM]
USA Network Ignites New Original Series 'Burn Notice' with First Ever Commercial-Free Airing Presented by DirecTV
The commercial-free premiere sponsorship package with DirecTV includes all marketing efforts from on-air and online to paid media and promotions.

[06/25/07 - 01:21 PM]
VH1 and Entertainment Weekly Are Back with Season Two of the Ultimate Pop Culture Competition, 'The 2007 World Series of Pop Culture' and a $250,000 Grand Prize, Premiering Monday, July 9 at 9 PM* on VH1
In addition, all episodes will be available for on-demand viewing on VH1.com, following the nightly on-air broadcasts.

[06/25/07 - 01:19 PM]
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution Teams Up with Headblade for National Tour Promoting "The Steve Wilkos Show"
In each market, Wilkos will be at the center of a local event with The St. Baldrick's Foundation ("Shaving The Way to Conquer Children's Cancer") and he'll also be making stops at area hospitals to visit with children battling cancer.

[06/25/07 - 12:40 PM]
Americans Will Be Singing Along with Their TV Sets When NBC Premieres the Anticipated Variety Game Show 'The Singing Bee' on Tuesday, July 10 Hosted by Fan-Favorite Joey Fatone
Each episode will begin with an audience-wide sing-along where eight lucky contestants will be chosen to compete in a series of fun-filled singing games.

[06/25/07 - 10:28 AM]
Twelve Overweight People Set Out on the Journey of a Lifetime to Shed Pounds, Get Fit, and Win $1.2 Million, as ABC's New Reality Series, "Fat March," Premieres August 7
The contestants and their two charismatic fitness trainers, Steve Pfiester and Lorrie Henry, will walk over 570 miles, passing through nine states, with the goal of shedding unwanted pounds and getting fit along the way in an attempt to permanently alter their lives.

[06/25/07 - 10:27 AM]
John Elway Is the Champion of ABC's "Fast Cars & Superstars" Celebrity Racing Reality Show
ABC details the final "Fast Cars & Superstars" elimination.

[06/25/07 - 09:53 AM]
American Idol Season Seven Auditions Begin in San Diego Monday, July 30
Audition dates are also set for Dallas, Omaha, Atlanta, Charleston, Miami and Philadelphia.

[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.







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[03/04/15 - 03:03 PM]
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Year-to-date, "Bella and the Bulldogs" is the number-one show on Nickelodeon with premieres averaging two million total viewers.

[03/04/15 - 01:43 PM]
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[03/04/15 - 12:39 PM]
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[03/04/15 - 11:38 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 11:30 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 11:10 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 10:15 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 10:01 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 09:18 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 09:04 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 09:02 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 08:50 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 08:37 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 07:32 AM]
ESPNU Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary Today
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[03/04/15 - 07:31 AM]
ESPN, NHL & NHLPA Reach Agreement for 2016 World Cup
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