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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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[06/30/16 - 02:53 PM]
Science Channel to Premiere "Unearthed" July 5 at 10PM
From the Pyramids to the Parthenon and Big Ben in London, the series reveals the deepest secrets of each structure by using the latest technology to solve mysteries.

[06/30/16 - 02:49 PM]
TLC's "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding" Returns with More Unique Dresses and Crazy Catfights
The series' fifth season premieres Sunday, July 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/30/16 - 01:50 PM]
Kellita Smith ("The Bernie Mac Show") Joins the Cast of "In The Cut," Hit Bounce TV Comedy Series Returns for Season Two Tues. July 5 @ 9PM (ET)
Also on tap this season are Angie Stone, Claudia Jordan, Kenny Lattimore and Rolonda Watts.

[06/30/16 - 12:33 PM]
"Queen Sugar" to Debut with Two-Night Premiere Event Tuesday, September 6, and Wednesday, September 7 at 10 PM ET/PT on OWN
Led by acclaimed film director Ava DuVernay, who directed the first two episodes, all episodes in the series' debut season are directed by women.

[06/30/16 - 12:22 PM]
"Basketball Wives" Star Shaunie O'Neal Takes "Shaunie's Home Court" New Series Debuts on VH1 Sunday, July 17th at 10:30 PM ET/PT
The half hour comedic unscripted program follows O'Neal as she works to keep her lively family in line.

[06/30/16 - 11:47 AM]
Original Episodes of NBC Hits "Superstore" and "The Voice" Blind Auditions to Air During the Rio Summer Olympics
Look for said installments on Friday, August 19 and Sunday, August 21 at 10:30 p.m. following Olympics coverage.

[06/30/16 - 10:58 AM]
Marvel Television Returns to San Diego Comic-Con
The fun kicks off Thursday, July 21, with the first-ever San Diego Comic-Con Marvel and Netflix panel session.

[06/30/16 - 10:46 AM]
MTV Invades San Diego Comic-Con with the Return of "Teen Wolf," "MTV Fandom Fest" and "MTV Fandom Awards"
MTV will be on-the-ground with its own branded booth, giving fans an all-new interactive VR experience on the floor of the San Diego Convention Center.

[06/30/16 - 10:34 AM]
Animal Planet's "Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet" Returns with More Heartwarming Animal Rescues
The all-new season premieres Saturday, July 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on the cable channel.

[06/30/16 - 09:49 AM]
Starting Friday, Your Favorite Films Written and Directed by Albert Brooks Are Available in the U.S.
The films include: Defending Your Life, which marks its 25th anniversary this year; Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World; Lost in America; Modern Romance; Mother; The Muse; and Real Life.

[06/30/16 - 09:31 AM]
Cartoon Network Studios Connects Rising Talent with Mentors in Inaugural 3-Day Animation Jam, July 9-11
This 3-day animation jam continues the tradition of Cartoon Network's widely-recognized, artists-first approach in developing and discovering fresh and innovative content across all platforms.

[06/30/16 - 09:21 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner and Marine Corps Veteran Gene Hackman Narrates Iwo Jima Film for Smithsonian Channel(TM)
The one-hour special provides new evidence and analysis proving that U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. and Purple Heart recipient Harold Schultz was one of the flag raisers in Joe Rosenthal's iconic Iwo Jima photo on Mount Suribachi.

[06/30/16 - 08:45 AM]
AMC's Critically Acclaimed Series "Halt and Catch Fire" Leaves Texas Behind for the Big Leagues of Silicon Valley
The series will return for season three on Tuesday, August 23 at 9:00/8:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[06/30/16 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demo Race with "Big Brother"
The Eye leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network.

[06/30/16 - 08:36 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer #2 for "Stranger Things"
All episodes debut globally on Netflix Friday, July 15.