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[08/03/07 - 10:58 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Viva Laughlin" (CBS)

[08/03/07 - 10:58 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Protect & Serve" (CBS)

[08/03/07 - 05:50 PM]
Development Update: Week of July 30-August 3
Updates include: Sci Fi, E! call it quits on "The Dresden Files," "The Simple Life," TNT moves forward with two pilots and ABC Family extends "Greek" another 10 episodes.

[08/03/07 - 01:32 PM]
ABC Will Encore the First Episode of Soapnet's New Reality Series, "The Fashionista Diaries," Wednesday, August 8 in "The View's" Timeslot
The special encore presentation on ABC will lead up to the second episode premiere on SOAPnet that night at 9:00 p.m.

[08/03/07 - 01:07 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Masters of Science Fiction" (ABC)

[08/03/07 - 09:38 AM]
FOX Announces Revised Fall Lineup
FOX confirms yesterday's report about its various fall schedule changes.

[08/03/07 - 09:38 AM]
Big Brother 8 Houseguests Give Nick His Walking Papers While Two-Time Nominee Kail Remains in the House
CBS details the latest "Big Brother" elimination.

[08/03/07 - 09:37 AM]
Former Wwe Diva Lauren Jones Puts Tyler, Tx, on the Map When "Anchorwoman" Premieres on a New Night, Wednesday, August 22, on Fox
FOX confirms the summer series will shift from its original Tuesday, August 21 premiere date.

[08/03/07 - 09:36 AM]
Sara Von Gillern and Dominic Sandoval Are Eliminated on "So You Think You Can Dance"
FOX details the latest "So You Think You Can Dance" elimination.

[08/02/07 - 11:53 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Traveling in Packs" (ABC)

[08/02/07 - 11:53 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Miss/Guided" (ABC)

[08/02/07 - 09:57 PM]
AMC Strikes Key Development Deals
The deals include "The Things They Carried" (James Sadwith from the best-selling book by Tim O'Brien), an untitled political thriller (Jason Horwitch and Joshua Maurer), "Cutman" (Nick Grillo and Ernest Dickerson from F.X. Toole short stories) and an untitled basketball project from Rick Fox and Mark Canton.

[08/02/07 - 05:25 PM]
FOX Sends 'Bones' to Tuesdays, Holds 'Amsterdam' Until Midseason
Plus: "Kitchen Nightmares" will now assume the Wednesday, 9:00/8:00c slot while "Don't Forget the Lyrics" is staying on Thursday nights.

[08/02/07 - 11:56 AM]
NBC's Hit Weight Loss Series 'The Biggest Loser' Announces Season 4 Contestants
For the first time ever, the show will feature twin brothers as well as a Hurricane Katrina survivor and the oldest contestant in "Biggest Loser" history.

[08/02/07 - 11:11 AM]
Boston Legal Returns with a 90-Minute Season Premiere, Tuesday, September 25 on Abc
The series will then begin airing in its regular time period the following Tuesday, from 10:00-11:00 p.m., ET.

[08/02/07 - 11:09 AM]
The Audience Votes Were Tallied and Greg Chavez Is Named the Winner of "American Inventor"
Chavez's winning invention, "Guardian Angel," is a Christmas tree fire suppression system.

[08/01/07 - 10:58 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Spellbound" (The CW)

[08/01/07 - 10:58 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Reaper" (The CW)

[08/01/07 - 10:02 PM]
The "Big Brother 8" Head of Household Chooses Big Prizes Over the Coveted Power of Veto
CBS details the "Big Brother's" latest installment.

[08/01/07 - 06:00 PM]
Sci Fi Channel Announces Casting Coups
The network confirms the return of Lucy Lawless to "Battlestar Galactica" and the casting of Sam J. Jones in a guest spot on "Flash Gordon."

[08/01/07 - 05:59 PM]
'Farscape' Series Creator Returns for Web Series
O'Bannon will work closely with executive producers Brian Henson and Robert Halmi, Jr., and SCIFI.COM's Craig Engler, to develop the online show's storyline, which will revive and expand the Farscape universe.

[08/01/07 - 05:57 PM]
Bravo's Cori Abraham Promoted to Vice President, Development and Production
Abraham most recently served as Director of Development and Production.

[08/01/07 - 01:42 PM]
Spy Toys of the Cia, 10-Part Broadband Promotional Tie-In to TNT's Epic Three-Week Television Event the Company, Available at TNT.TV
Introduced by co-star Chris O'Donnell, SPY TOYS OF THE CIA "goes deep behind the scenes to see the making of and the uses for the tools of the espionage trade."

[08/01/07 - 01:39 PM]
TNT's Chart-Topping, Record-Breaking Original Series the Closer Slated to Return for Fourth Dramatic Season
TNT has ordered 15 episodes for the fourth season, set to launch next summer.

[08/01/07 - 01:38 PM]
Production Has Begun on the Second Season of ABC's "October Road"
Gary Fleder, Scott Rosenberg, Josh Appelbaum and André Nemec are all set to return as executive producers.

[08/01/07 - 01:37 PM]
Production Has Begun on ABC's New Comedy, "Carpoolers"
Bruce McCulloch created the series which he's executive producing alongside Marsh McCall, Anthony and Joe Russo, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank and David Miner.

[08/01/07 - 01:33 PM]
Blair Underwood to Join the Cast of ABC's "Dirty Sexy Money"
The network also confirms "What About Brian's" Josh Reims has been tapped as an executive producer.

[08/01/07 - 01:32 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Announces 2007 Participants for the Industry-Leading Directing Fellowship Program
The 2007 directing Fellows, who begin their year-long paid fellowships this month working with executives from Disney-ABC Television Group and the Directors Guild, are Nandi Bowe, Oscar Daniels and Sharat Raju.

[08/01/07 - 10:06 AM]
Barbara Walters Names Whoopi Goldberg Moderator of "The View"
She will debut on "The View" on September 4 (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET), the start of the show's eleventh season.

[08/01/07 - 08:26 AM]
Class Is in Session Twice a Week When "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" Airs on Thursdays and Fridays for Four Weeks This Fall
FOX confirms the series will also run on Fridays at 8:00/7:00c from September 14 to October 5.

[08/01/07 - 08:24 AM]
Hilary Duff and Nick Cannon to Host "Teen Choice 2007" Live Sunday, August 26, on Fox
Jessica Alba, Ashlee Simpson, Dane Cook, Lauren Conrad, Megan Fox, Emmy Rossum, Miley Cyrus, Anna Paquin, Jared Padalecki and Taylor Kitsch are among the stars scheduled to appear.

[07/31/07 - 10:07 PM]
Wildest Dreams Come True for One Lovable Loser in 'Big Liar on Campus' September 16th on ABC Family
This September, Ryan Pinkston ("Bad Santa") fibs his way into the school elite in the movie BIG LIAR ON CAMPUS, Sunday, September 16.

[07/31/07 - 09:17 PM]
Bravo Marks Best July - Ever - in Prime with Hit Emmy-Nominated Series "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List" and "Top Chef"
Bravo spins the numbers for the month of July.

[07/31/07 - 06:00 PM]
All New Programs for September
BBC America details its September programming highlights.

[07/31/07 - 05:11 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Mony" (NBC)

[07/31/07 - 05:11 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Lipstick Jungle" (NBC)

[07/31/07 - 03:11 PM]
NBC to Encore Bravo's "Top Chef 3 Miami"
The Peacock will rebroadcast the show's August 1 broadcast on Saturday, August 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/31/07 - 03:01 PM]
Hdnet Delves Into the Supernatural with the Smash-Hit BBC Series "Torchwood" - Premiering Monday, September 17
The network announced today that it has acquired the high definition rights to the first 26 episodes of "Torchwood," the hit sci-fi drama that the BBC describes as "inventive, intelligent and unpredictable."

[07/31/07 - 02:55 PM]
TBS's Critically Acclaimed Original Series My Boys Returns Bigger Than Ever Among Young Adults, with Median Age of 29
TBS spins the numbers for Monday, July 30.

[07/31/07 - 11:36 AM]
Nine NBC Universal Channels Coming to Verizon Wireless V Cast Phones
"The Office," "30 Rock," "Heroes" and "Friday Night Lights" are among the shows which will have short video clips available on demand.

[07/31/07 - 11:30 AM]
'The Singing Bee,' 'America's Got Talent' and 'Dateline' Lead NBC's Week of July 23-29
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 23-29.

[07/31/07 - 11:29 AM]
Sunday Night Is Football NighT.com Unveiled
The site is "a key component of NBC's extensive promotional campaign, which over the next six weeks includes television, print, radio and Internet executions and customized content in arenas and stadiums, movie theaters, taxi cabs and even New York City's Times Square."

[07/31/07 - 11:26 AM]
CBS Places First in Viewers for the Eighth Time in Nine Weeks This Summer
CBS spins the numbers for the week of July 23-29.

[07/31/07 - 11:24 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of July 23, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 23-29.

[07/31/07 - 10:08 AM]
'The Ultimate Fighter(R): Team Serra VS. Team Hughes' Premieres Wednesday, September 19 at 11:00pm on Spike TV
In addition, Hughes and Serra will fight each other in a UFC pay-per-view event after the series finale in December.

[07/31/07 - 10:07 AM]
Top 'Ultimate Fighter(R)' Alumni Take to the Octagon(R) on Spike TV's 'Ufc(R) Fight Night(Tm)' Wednesday, September 19 at 9:00pm ET/PT
The two-hour live fight card will feature Din Thomas (Season 4), Nate Diaz (Season 5 champ) Chris Leben (Season 1) and Mike Swick (Season 1).

[07/31/07 - 10:02 AM]
The Next Great American Band (Working Title) Premieres Friday, October 19, on Fox
Host and judges will be announced soon for the series, which will launch with a two-hour special on said night.

[07/31/07 - 10:01 AM]
A&E Presents: A Man Called Dog - Special Dog the Bounter Episode Details the Life and Origins of the World's Most Famous Bounty Hunter
The one-hour special "travels through the past with Dog, his wife Beth and his posse, as the legendary bounty hunter makes a present day journey through his origins in Colorado and Texas to reunite with old friends and mentors to re-live significant moments from his past."

[07/30/07 - 03:55 PM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: "Battlestar Galactica"

[07/30/07 - 12:19 PM]
VH1 Gets Cozy with Pick Up Artist Mystery for a New How-To Dating Show 'The Pick-Up Artist'
In the series, eight guys will live under one roof as they go through a rigorous eight-week boot camp to compete for the title of "Master Pick-Up Artist."







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[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
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[10/30/14 - 11:01 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Sweeps Into November - All-New Episodes of Fan-Favorite Dramas, Comedies, Events and Unscripted Series
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[10/30/14 - 10:44 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 10:37 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 10:00 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 09:52 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 09:40 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 09:16 AM]
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