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[07/06/07 - 06:18 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of June 25-July 1): USA's 'Notice' Opens Strong
It was TNT's "The Closer" and the 2007 "BET Awards" however that were last week's top overall draws.

[07/06/07 - 04:39 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Life" (NBC)

[07/06/07 - 04:39 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Business Class" (NBC)

[07/06/07 - 03:09 PM]
Development Update: Week of July 2-6
Updates include: Stephanie Niznik and Scott Patterson land roles on the CW's newcomers, options are picked up on the casts of four pilots, Dana Delany in talks to join ABC's "Housewives" and the usual mix of casting news.

[07/06/07 - 12:28 PM]
Diverse Slate of Artists Records Weeds' Theme for Third Season!
Joan Baez, Donovan, Angelique Kidjo, Randy Newman, The Shins and Billy Bob Thornton are among those recording versions of "Little Boxes."

[07/06/07 - 12:28 PM]
The Eighth Season Premiere of "Big Brother" Wins Its Time Period in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, July 5.

[07/06/07 - 12:27 PM]
Identities of the Three Secret Pairs of Rivals Competing in "Big Brother 8" Revealed Last Night
CBS details the cast of the new season of "Big Brother."

[07/05/07 - 07:54 PM]
It's the Future, Today, as 'Masters of Science Fiction' Brings Renowned Storytellers, Top Stars and ProF. Stephen Hawking to Abc, for Four Saturdays in August
Co-producer Starz Media details the anthology series, which features appearances by Terry O'Quinn, Anne Heche, James Denton, Judy Davis, Sam Waterston, Malcolm McDowell, Brian Dennehy and John Hurt.

[07/05/07 - 05:45 PM]
ABC to Revive 'The Nine' in August
The short-lived drama will return for its final six episodes on Wednesday, August 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/05/07 - 01:47 PM]
'Macy'S' 4th of July Special Delivers Ratings Fireworks
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 4.

[07/05/07 - 01:38 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Them" (FOX)

[07/05/07 - 01:38 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "New Amsterdam" (FOX)

[07/05/07 - 09:58 AM]
Peter Gallagher ('The O.C.'), Jamie-Lynn Sigler ('The Sopranos'), Kristin Lehmann ('Prison Break'), Jenna Boyd (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants') and Two-Time Academy Award(R) Nominee Peter Fonda ('Easy Rider') Star in the Lifetime Original Miniseries 'The Gathering'
The two-part, four-hour drama from Sony Pictures Television follows the story of Michael Foster (Gallagher), a doctor in search of his wife, Ann (Lehman), after she vanishes without a trace. Without any logical explanations for her disappearance, Michael's search leads him to dark and sinister findings, including the existence of a cabal of witches gathering in New York.

[07/04/07 - 11:46 AM]
Doctor Who Series Four: Catherine Tate Confirmed as New Companion
The fourth season of "Doctor Who" goes into production this July and will hit UK screens in the spring of 2008.

[07/04/07 - 10:25 AM]
Summer Sees 'Death,' 'Geek' Return While 'Palms,' 'Crashers' Exit
Scheduling updates on over a dozen series, including "Standoff," "'Til Death," "Beauty and the Geek," "Hidden Plams" and "The Real Wedding Crashers."

[07/03/07 - 07:48 PM]
Season 4 Premiere of Rescue Me Gets Big Ratings Lift from Dvr
FX spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 13.

[07/03/07 - 03:50 PM]
Music TV Veterans Dave Holmes, Karen Duffy and Aamer Haleem Host Bravo's 18 Hours of "Live Earth" Coverage from Giants Stadium Beginning at 9 Am on 7/7/07
The performances scheduled include Madonna, The Police, Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow, John Mayer, Kelly Clarkson, Melissa Etheridge, Faith Hill, Fall Out Boy, Shakira, Kanye West, Enrique Iglesias, The Red Hot Chili Peppers and many others.

[07/03/07 - 03:49 PM]
USA Completes Landmark Sweep of 2nd Quarter
USA spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2007.

[07/03/07 - 03:47 PM]
Bravo Posts Best Second Quarter Ever in Prime and Total Day with Hit Series - 'Top Chef,' 'Shear Genius,' 'Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List,' and 'Work Out'
Bravo spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2007.

[07/03/07 - 03:42 PM]
Break Out the Beach Blanket, Boardshorts and Bikinis! the Official Start of Summer Is Here with the First Wave of "Teen Choice 2007" Nominees
This year, Lily Allen, Shia LaBeouf, Sacha Baron Cohen, America Ferrera, Sanjaya and "Heroes" are among those receiving their first "Teen Choice" nominations.

[07/03/07 - 03:39 PM]
'America's Got Talent' Is the #1 Show of the Week
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/03/07 - 03:37 PM]
CBS Makes It Five Straight Summer Week Wins in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/03/07 - 03:35 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of June 25, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/03/07 - 10:46 AM]
Kylie Minogue Joins Doctor Who Christmas Special
Kylie will be joining David Tennant for the episode, "Voyage Of The Damned," which starts filming in July in Cardiff.

[07/02/07 - 11:20 PM]
Taraji P. Henson to Join the Cast of "Boston Legal" as a Series Regular
Plus: Gail O'Grady and Saffron Burrows will guest star in early episodes while Rene Auberjonois and Mark Valley will reprise their previous roles.

[07/02/07 - 11:19 PM]
ABC.com and Cma to Launch Cma Music Festival Interactive Experience
The four-day festival, which was held June 7-10, in Nashville, was filmed for a two-hour, primetime network television special airing Monday, July 23.

[07/02/07 - 11:18 PM]
Celebrate the Earth This July with Universal Hd
Universal HD details its July programming highlights.

[07/02/07 - 11:17 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Picks Its Posse for "The Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav"
This year's Roasters include Carrot Top, Greg Giraldo, Ice-T, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Lampanelli, Bridgett Neilsen, Patton Oswalt, Snoop Dogg, Sommore, among others.

[07/02/07 - 10:52 AM]
Spread the Word and Tell Your Friends They Would Be "Nuts" to Miss It See How It All Began When "Jericho" Returns to CBS on Friday, July 6 at 9:00 Pm, ET/PT
Rebroadcasts of episodes from the first season of "Jericho" will air on CBS beginning Friday, July 6 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) with the pilot episode.

[07/02/07 - 10:51 AM]
Cartoon Network's Outrageous Hit Movie Becomes Live-Action Series Out of Jimmy's Head Coming Fridays This Fall
Based on last year's hit original movie "Re-Animated," Cartoon Network's latest live-action series "Out of Jimmy's Head" continues the crazy adventures of Jimmy Roberts and his animated world with Golly and the gang.

[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.







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[08/20/14 - 04:01 PM]
Syfy and Alcon TV Announce Shohreh Aghdashloo and Steven Strait Will Star in "The Expanse," New 10-Episode Space Opera
They'll join the previously announced Thomas Jane as the world-weary Detective Miller, a native of "the Asteroid Belt" between Mars and Jupiter.

[08/20/14 - 02:59 PM]
Nickelodeon to Premiere Two New Live-Action Shows Sept. 13
Look for newcomers "Henry Danger" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" at 8:00/7:00c and 8:30/7:30c, respectively.

[08/20/14 - 02:17 PM]
FX's Acclaimed Anthology Series "American Horror Story: Freak Show" Premieres October 8
Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Michael Chiklis and Angela Bassett star in the latest installment, airing Wednesday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/20/14 - 02:15 PM]
Animal Planet's "Treehouse Masters" Is Top of the Charts
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Friday, August 15.

[08/20/14 - 01:25 PM]
David Spade, Celebrity Pals Match Wits with NFL on FOX's Jay Glazer in "Fantasy Football Uncensored" on FOX Sports 1
Nick Swardson, Brody Stevens, Rascal Flatts' bassist Jay DeMarcus, MMA icon Chuck Liddell, No Filter's Katie Nolan and actor Jerry Ferrara will also compete.

[08/20/14 - 12:44 PM]
Syfy's "Wizard Wars" Makes Magic -- Conjures Up Over One Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 19.

[08/20/14 - 12:42 PM]
ABC and Twitter Offer a Special First Look at the Premiere of "Selfie" to Twitter Users
The show's pilot is now available in advance of its premiere, Tuesday, September 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/20/14 - 12:30 PM]
Tony Shalhoub Joins "Nurse Jackie's" Seventh Season
He'll play a new ER doctor who has a great bedside manner, a special touch with his boss, Gloria Akalitus, and who offers Jackie something she desperately needs - a friend.

[08/20/14 - 12:11 PM]
4.5 Million Viewers Turn to WE tv on Night of "Braxton Family Values" and "SWV Reunited" Premieres
WE tv spins the numbers for Thursday, August 14.

[08/20/14 - 12:02 PM]
"Sports Jeopardy!" with Dan Patrick Premieres September 24 on Crackle
New episodes will be available to stream on demand year round every Wednesday for a total of 52 episodes each year.

[08/20/14 - 12:01 PM]
"Brickleberry" Season 3 Premieres September 16 at 10:30 pm ET/PT; "Adam Devine's House Party" Season 2 Premieres September 9 at 10:30 pm ET/PT
The latter will then move into its permanent timeslot on Thursday, September 11 at 12:30 a.m. ET/PT.

[08/20/14 - 11:45 AM]
Mediacom Communications and The Walt Disney Company Sign Comprehensive Distribution Deal
Continuing services covered by the broad scope of this agreement include: ABC Family, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN Deportes, ESPNEWS, ESPN Classic, ESPN3, Fusion and retransmission consent for ABC Owned stations.

[08/20/14 - 10:36 AM]
"Kim of Queens" Returns to Rule Her Kingdom September 16
The series returns this fall for a second season with star Kim Gravel, one of the country's most successful and outspoken pageant coaches on a mission to find diamonds in the rough and transform them into confident young women.

[08/20/14 - 10:00 AM]
Witness the Birth of a Brave New World and Meet the 15 Pioneers Building "Utopia"
The series kicks off with a special three-night premiere, beginning on a special night, Sunday, September 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/20/14 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Gives Acclaimed Drama Series "Ray Donovan" and "Masters of Sex" Season Three Pick-Ups
Both series will receive 12 one-hour episode orders, and will begin production in early 2015.