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[06/29/07 - 06:40 PM]
Development Update: Week of June 25-29
Updates include: Recasting bug hits "Life Is Wild," "Moonlight," "Private Practice" and "Reaper," ABC keeps "Football Wives" warm, Jason O'Mara to topline ABC's "Life on Mars" import plus the usual mix of casting news.

[06/29/07 - 06:24 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of June 18-24): TNT's 'Closer' Opens on Top
Plus: the second weeks of ABC Family's "Kyle XY," FX's "Rescue Me," HBO's "Flight of the Conchords" and "Big Love" fall from their respective openers.

[06/29/07 - 11:18 AM]
MTV Introduces WannabemadE.com, Giving Viewers the Tools to Embark on Their Own Personal Development Journeys
The new season of MTV's "Made" will premiere on Saturday, June 30th beginning at 12pm ET/PT with a special three hour event.

[06/29/07 - 11:15 AM]
BET Networks' 'July Jump Off' Is Blazing Hot with Five New Original Shows
The newcomers include "Hell Date," "Take the Cake," "Baldwin Hills," "Socially Offensive Behavior (S.O.B)" and "Hot Ghetto Mess."

[06/29/07 - 10:28 AM]
Jessi Peralta and Jesús Solorio Are Eliminated on "So You Think You Can Dance"
FOX details the latest "So You Think You Can Dance" elimination.

[06/28/07 - 07:51 PM]
Fallen Returns to ABC Family for a Special Television Event Beginning Friday, August 3
"Fallen" will return to ABC Family for a "Fallen Trilogy Weekend" on August 3 thru 5, 2007, beginning with the encore presentation of Part One.

[06/28/07 - 07:50 PM]
Carlos Mencia: No Strings Attached - Live, Extended and Uncensored DVD Goes Platinum! Marks Comedy Central Home Entertainment's(R) First Platinum Award for Stand-Up DVD Release
This is the first time a stand-up DVD release from COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment has been certified platinum.

[06/28/07 - 07:49 PM]
Dotcomedy Launches 'Viewer-Made' Videos
In addition, the site also now features code that allows visitors to embed all original DotComedy videos and all user-generated content on their blogs, profiles and personal websites.

[06/28/07 - 12:51 PM]
Bravo's New Docu-Series "Welcome to the Parker" Turns Spotlight on Five-Star Celebrity Haven -- the Parker Palm Springs Resort, Premiering July 26 at 11 PM ET/PT
Each one-hour episode follows the "inherent drama, exhausting lives and complicated relationships between the top-notch hotel staff and their exacting and sometimes very particular guests."

[06/28/07 - 12:49 PM]
'Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane' Follows the High-End, High-Octane Life of Mogul, Model, Mom - Kimora Lee Simmons
Style's new reality series "Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane" will premiere with a special one-hour episode on Sunday, August 5 at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/28/07 - 11:43 AM]
According to Jim Picked Up for a Seventh Season on the ABC Television Network
"This season will top all the rest," said co-star Jim Belushi. I'm thrilled to continue this seventh season with these extended families."

[06/28/07 - 11:27 AM]
Bravo's Docu-Drama "Flipping Out" Delves Into High Stakes, High Drama World of Colorful Los Angeles Home Flipping Premieres, Tuesday, July 31st at 10pm ET/PT
The series follows the antics of one of Los Angeles' most colorful real estate speculators, Jeff Lewis.

[06/28/07 - 10:09 AM]
CBS Reveals the Identities of the 14 New Houseguests Competing in "Big Brother 8"
On premiere night, the houseguests will learn that "some of them will be sharing the house with an enemy, a rival or someone with whom they have unfinished business -- in short, someone from their past who they had hoped never to see again or someone with whom there is an extreme amount of tension."

[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.







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[03/30/15 - 01:34 PM]
The Untold Story of the World's Most Famous Sex Symbol Is Revealed in Lifetime(R)'s Miniseries Event, "The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe" Premiering May 30th and 31st
Kelli Garner stars in the title role of the four-hour event.

[03/30/15 - 01:29 PM]
ABC Family's "The Fosters" and "Chasing Life" Rise to Season Highs in Finales
ABC Family further spins the numbers for Monday, March 23.

[03/30/15 - 01:03 PM]
Venture to the Great Swamplands of the South with a New Season of "Buying the Bayou" on Destination America
The series returns with back-to-back episodes on Monday, April 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/30/15 - 12:45 PM]
NBC Will Ease on Down the Road with Dec. 3 Live Production of "The Wiz" Featuring Production Partner Cirque du Soleil Theatrical
Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon will stage both the television production and Broadway revival of "The Wiz" in collaboration with Tony winner and Broadway icon Harvey Fierstein, who will contribute new material to the original Broadway book by William F. Brown.

[03/30/15 - 12:16 PM]
Animal Planet Goes Behind the Badge of Wildlife's Last Line of Defense with New Series "Lone Star Law"
Also on tap are new seasons of "North Woods Law" and "Rugged Justice."

[03/30/15 - 12:01 PM]
Oxygen Media Increases Original Programming by 25 Percent with Addition of Eight New Series
The newcomers include "Douglas Family Gold," "The Hustle," "Pretty. Strong.," "Player Gets Played," "Boss Nails" and the third installment of the popular franchise, "Preachers of Atlanta."

[03/30/15 - 12:00 PM]
National Geographic Channel's "Killing Jesus" Nabs 3.7 Million Viewers, Scoring Highest Total Viewership in Network History
National Geographic Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:55 AM]
Bravo Media Expands Diverse Slate with Addition of 10 New and 4 Returning Series Marking Over 40 High-Quality Original Series
New season orders are set for "Ladies of London" season two, "Don't Be Tardy... " season four, "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" season eight and "Manzo'd with Children" season two.

[03/30/15 - 11:46 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Season Five Finale Is Highest-Rated Finale in Series History, Delivering 15.8 Million Viewers and 10.4 Million Adults 18-49
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:32 AM]
Esquire Network Unveils 2015 Upfront Lineup Bolstering Original Programming with Five New Series
"This new line-up will present even more of the compelling, dynamic content that is engaging our male audience, setting us up for further momentum," said Matt Hanna.

[03/30/15 - 11:27 AM]
truTV & Top Rank Partner to Exclusively Televise Live Friday Night Primetime Boxing Series
The new boxing series, in association with Turner Sports and HBO Sports, will launch on the eve of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view fight with a card featuring two title bouts inside The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

[03/30/15 - 11:27 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" and "Fresh Off the Boat" Post Their Biggest Playback Gains Yet
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of March 9-15.

[03/30/15 - 11:07 AM]
New Discovery Channel Series "Sons of Winter" Answers Call of the Wild in the Ultimate Coming-of-Age Survival Tale
The series, from Gurney Productions, premieres Tuesday, April 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/30/15 - 11:01 AM]
NBC's "American Odyssey" & Google Invite Viewers to Tour Key Cities and Uncover New Clues with "Explore American Odyssey" Companion Site
Beginning March 30, curious minds will be challenged to uncover the truth by immersing themselves in the online experience "Explore American Odyssey" at www.exploreamericanodyssey.com.

[03/30/15 - 11:01 AM]
ABC Family Picks Up "Shadowhunters," a Saga Series Based on the Beloved New York Times Bestselling Book Series The Mortal Instruments
The series follows 18-year-old Clary Fray, who finds out on her birthday that she is not who she thinks she is but rather comes from a long line of Shadowhunters - human-angel hybrids who hunt down demons.