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[08/20/07 - 11:24 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Reinventing the Wheelers" (ABC)

[08/20/07 - 11:24 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Eli Stone" (ABC)

[08/20/07 - 09:38 PM]
Special Edition of 'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' to Air on NBC Sunday August 26 at 7 PM Et/6 PM Ct
Olbermann is joining the network's "Football Night in America" studio team this season.

[08/20/07 - 05:34 PM]
ESPN's Monday Night Football to Feature Fan-Generated Videos
Videos will highlight the teams set to play in the following week's MNF game on ESPN, as fans voice why their team will win the game and why NFL fans should tune-in.

[08/20/07 - 04:14 PM]
Disney Channel's "High School Musical 2" Breaks Cable Telecast Records
The Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, August 17.

[08/20/07 - 04:13 PM]
Special Guests Sean Kingston, Taylor Swift, Ub40 and the Muppets Join the Final Four Contestants for the Live Finale Episode of 'America's Got Talent' Tuesday, August 21 from 8-10:02P.M. ET/PT on Nbc
Additional surprises include performances by "America's Got Talent" judge David Hasselhoff as well as this years Top 10 acts and much, much more.

[08/20/07 - 04:11 PM]
'Diddy' Does It All the Way Live! Creating Future Stars of Tomorrow at the 'Making the Band 4' Finale Event on Sunday, August 26 at 10pm/Et
Which of the ten finalists -- Donnie, Michael, Jeremy, Brian C, Robert, Qwanell, Willie, Brian A, DeAngelo and Dyshon will remain standing?

[08/20/07 - 04:11 PM]
Rhi Entertainment Debuts Original World Premiere Movies on Video on Demand
A total of 24 original world premiere movies are being offered in the first year, with two new movies premiering each month.

[08/20/07 - 12:48 PM]
Big Brother 8 Delivers Its Largest Sunday Audience of the Season
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, August 19.

[08/20/07 - 12:46 PM]
A.J. Buckley Joins the Cast of "Csi: Ny" as a Series Regular
Said promotion comes after recurring for two seasons as gifted lab technician Adam Ross, who specializes in the analysis of trace evidence.

[08/20/07 - 12:44 PM]
Jessica Lucas to Guest Star on "Csi: Crime Scene Investigation"
Lucas will play Veronica "Ronnie" Lake, "a young, vivacious, curious and smart new CSI in training who chose to go to Vegas because of the increase in crime rates there."

[08/20/07 - 10:57 AM]
Laugh Away Those End-Of-Summer Blues with Comedy Central's(R) "Labor Day-Zed and Confused" Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2 from 8:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. Each Day
The featured movies include "Beverly Hills Cop" 1 and 2, "Zoolander" and "The Blue Collar Comedy Tour."

[08/20/07 - 10:56 AM]
Ready to Die Laughing? Comedy Central Records(R) Releases "Comedy Death-Ray" Double Cd Set on Wednesday, September 12
The set includes performances by David Cross, Patton Oswalt, Paul F. Tompkins, Neil Hamburger, Maria Bamford, Brian Posehn as well as cast members of "Reno 911!"

[08/20/07 - 10:54 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) Fall Programming Breaks Out All the Stops with All-New Specials as Well as Returning Favorites
The network sets return dates for "South Park," "The Sarah Silverman Program" and "Drawn Together" among other premieres.

[08/20/07 - 10:50 AM]
Lifetime Networks Celebrates Labor Day Weekend with Cavalcade of Movies Including U.S. Television Premiere of 'Normal Adolescent Behavior' on Saturday, September 1 at 9pm (ET/PT) on Lifetime Television
Weekend to feature films featuring Amber Tamblyn, Julia Stiles and the Jason Priestley-helmed "Don't Cry Now."

[08/20/07 - 10:46 AM]
Tom Everett Scott Will Portray Lucy Liu's Fiancé on the Premiere of ABC's New Drama, "Cashmere Mafia"
He'll take over for Timothy Adams as Richard Cutting, "a hotshot young associate publisher of a magazine group, Barnstead Media, where he is a colleague of Mia Mason (Lucy Liu)."

[08/20/07 - 10:34 AM]
Ryan Seacrest to Host "59th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Sunday, September 16, on Fox
"Ryan Seacrest appeals to a broad audience, including the highly desirable young adult demographic, so he should serve as a magnet for attracting a diverse array of viewers to our Emmy telecast," said Dick Askin, Chairman and CEO of the Television Academy.

[08/20/07 - 10:20 AM]
CBS Announces 16 New Castaways for "Survivor: China"
They will split into two tribes, Fei Long (translation: Flying Dragon) and Zhan Hu (translation: Fighting Tiger), and will each be given a copy of Sun Tzu's The Art of War for tribe motivation and assistance throughout the game.

[08/20/07 - 10:19 AM]
Power of 10 Expands to Two Nights a Week
CBS has ordered four additional episodes of the series as well as booked its season finale for Sunday, September 23.

[08/20/07 - 10:15 AM]
Award-Winning, Critically Acclaimed Actress Kristen Bell ("Veronica Mars") Joins NBC's Emmy Award-Nominated 'Heroes' for a Special Multiple Episode Arc, Beginning in October
She'll play Elle, "a sexy, intriguing, mysterious young lady who has ties to Peter's apparent death, H.R.G.'s past, and Claire's future," in a multi-episode arc.

[08/17/07 - 09:39 PM]
Operation Silent Thunder: 'The Daily Show' in Iraq Nightly Reports Filed from Iraq from Senior War Correspondent Rob Riggle Airing the Week of August 20 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
While on this trip to Iraq, Riggle toured with Horatio Sanz, Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer performing comedy sketches for the troops as part of the USO/Multi National Corps - Iraq entertainment tour entitled "Operation Feel the Heat."

[08/17/07 - 06:21 PM]
Development Update: Week of August 13-17
Updates include: Fates come down on three HBO originals and Sci Fi's "Painkiller Jane," Lifetime shuffles its Sunday lineup and NBC preps a syndicated version of "Deal or No Deal."

[08/17/07 - 10:03 AM]
Larry King to Be Featured on Monday, SepT. 10 Season Finale of TNT's Hit Series the Closer
The episode will also feature Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez of California, as well as author and Court TV personality Dominick Dunne and Court TV legal analyst Rikki Klieman.

[08/17/07 - 10:02 AM]
HBO Enters Into Exclusive Deal with Emmy(R)-Winning Daily Show Veteran Ben Karlin
The agreement covers series, specials, TV movies and new media, as well as a first-look deal for theatrical films, which will tap new writing, directing and performing talent.

[08/17/07 - 10:01 AM]
Untrustworthy Dustin Is Blindsided When He Is Deceived by Members of His Own Alliance on "Big Brother 8"
CBS details the latest "Big Brother" elimination.

[08/17/07 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Mobile, Verizon Wireless and Mediaflo USA Team Up to Stream Footage from Big Brother 8 House to V Cast Mobile TV 24/7
The channel will air a real-time, 24/7 feed of the activity inside the Big Brother House from August 19 through the season finale on September 18.

[08/17/07 - 09:50 AM]
Sabra Johnson Is America's Favorite Dancer
FOX details the latest "So You Think You Can Dance" winner.

[08/16/07 - 09:41 PM]
Will an Emmy Win Finally Get Bravo's Kathy Griffin Off the D-List?
The network has slated a four-episode marathon of her series for Monday, August 20 starting at 6:00/5:00c.

[08/16/07 - 04:20 PM]
ABC Flips Tuesday, Wednesday Lineups; NBC Spotlights 'Crosswords'
The Alphabet's "Primetime" franchise will now occupy the 10:00/9:00c hour on both nights with "i-Caught" and "NASCAR in Primetime" at 9:00/8:00c on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively.

[08/16/07 - 02:36 PM]
The New York Television Festival and ABC Announce "Pushing Daisies" Premiere Screening Event
On Saturday, September 6 at New World Stages in Midtown Manhattan, Festival audiences will experience an advance screening of the acclaimed pilot followed by a reception honoring the cast and creators.

[08/16/07 - 02:35 PM]
Michael Imperioli and Ellen Burstyn Star in the Television Event Motion Picture, "Oprah Winfrey Presents: Mitch Albom's for One More Day," Premiering Sunday, December 9 on Abc
In the film, based on Albom's bestselling book For One More Day, Imperioli plays Chick Benetto, a broken-down former baseball player who has collapsed into alcoholism and despair.

[08/16/07 - 02:33 PM]
Movie Adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun," Starring the Award-Winning Broadway Cast and Produced by Sony Pictures Television, Will Air as an "ABC Premiere Event," February 25, 2008, the Night After the Network's Live Telecast of 80th Annual Academy Awards
Sean Combs, Phylicia Rashad, Audra McDonald, Sanaa Lathan and John Stamos all star in the three-hour original movie, from executive producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

[08/16/07 - 02:31 PM]
Hot Summer Nights for "Dateline NBC"
NBC spins the numbers for the newsmagazine this summer.

[08/16/07 - 02:28 PM]
Dewey Moorman, a Red Cross Sales Representative from New Orleans, LA., Will Continue His Quest for $10 Million Next Wednesday, August 21, on "Power of 10" on the CBS Television Network
Dewey Moorman, a Red Cross sales representative from New Orleans, will compete in next week's episode.

[08/16/07 - 02:27 PM]
CBS to Sponsor Its Third Multicultural Sketch Comedy Talent Showcase to Be Directed by Rick Najera in Association with Aftra, East West Players, Nosotros, the Robey Theatre Company, American Indians in Film and Television and Sag, in January 2008
The network's on-going talent showcases are part of the CBS Diversity Institute, "a comprehensive program designed to identify and develop diversity within the writing, directing and talent communities."

[08/16/07 - 12:46 PM]
NBC's 'Deal Or No Deal' Kicks Off the Season with Donald Trump as the Banker, an NFL Extravaganza and a Million Dollar Mission -- and One Lucky Home Viewer Will Win a Million Dollars!
Donald Trump will play banker on the show's September 17 episode while eight NFL Hall of Famers will be featured on the September 19 installment.

[08/16/07 - 11:46 AM]
TV Land and Wilhelmina Models, InC. Partner to Find the Next Great Supermodel Age 35 and Older
Due this spring, the winner of the reality series competition will receive a lucrative modeling contract with Wilhelmina Models, Inc.

[08/16/07 - 11:44 AM]
Lifetime Television Sends Five Real-Life Army Wives to a 'Five Star Army Wives Experience' Gala Party in Los Angeles to Celebrate Drama's August 26 Season Finale
The event features attendees from Lifetime's "Army Wives" promotion and includes an all-expenses paid, VIP trip for two to Los Angeles.

[08/16/07 - 11:43 AM]
What We Learned About Americans This Week on the CBS Primetime Game Show "Power of 10"
CBS details the poll results from the show's August 15 episode.

[08/15/07 - 11:06 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Pushing Daisies" (ABC)

[08/15/07 - 11:06 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Marlowe" (ABC)

[08/15/07 - 09:47 PM]
FX Teams with Myspace to Offer a Special Sneak Preview Episode from the Upcoming Third Season of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
FX has ordered 15 new episodes for season three which will air over the course of 10 weeks.

[08/15/07 - 09:45 PM]
Selita Ebanks, Melissa Joan Hart, Shelley Hennig, Joey Lawrence, Ryan Sheckler and Aimee Teegarden Headline Panel of Celebrity Judges for NBC's Live Telecast of the 25th Annual Miss Teen Usa(R) Pageant
Plus: 19-year-old singing superstar, Kat DeLuna will perform "Whine Up" and the sensational Jonas Brothers will perform a medley of their hits "Hold On" and "S.O.S." during the telecast.

[08/15/07 - 09:43 PM]
TBS Presents Network Television Premieres of Comedy Hits Diary of a Mad Black Woman and Guess Who?
Said movies will premiere over the next two weekends on the cable channel.

[08/15/07 - 09:42 PM]
Ellen Degeneres to Present Comedy Variety Special for TBS from HBO and Aeg Live's the Comedy Festival
The two-hour variety special will feature performances by top talents from the worlds of comedy and music.

[08/15/07 - 06:05 PM]
An Elite Army Unit Bring Ultimate Force to BBC America
The show's ensemble cast includes "Heroes" co-star Sendhil Ramamurthy.

[08/15/07 - 02:22 PM]
Fergie Set to Perform on "Teen Choice 2007" Live Sunday, August 26, on Fox
She joins Steve Carell, Shia LaBeouf, Ryan Seacrest, Jordin Sparks, David Spade, Michael Cera, Jonah Hill and Vanessa Hudgens, among others.

[08/15/07 - 10:53 AM]
Lifetime Television Marks Tenth Anniversary of Princess Diana's Death with Special Three Night Programming Event Saturday, August 25, Sunday, August 26, and Monday, August 27
The event includes the "candid and explosive 1995 BBC landmark interview conducted by award-winning journalist Martin Bashir."

[08/15/07 - 10:52 AM]
Tuesday's Edition of "Big Brother 8" Notches the Best Adult 18-49 Rating on Any Night This Summer
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 14.

[08/15/07 - 10:51 AM]
CBS Introduces the 40 Pioneers of "Kid Nation"
The kids will "cook their own meals, clean their own outhouses, haul their own water and even run their own businesses - including the old town saloon (root beer only)."

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[10/20/16 - 03:55 PM]
Oxygen Media Tests the Bonds of Friendship When New Competition Series "The Battle of the Ex-Besties" Premieres Tuesday, December 6 at 11PM ET/PT
Hosted by Sibley Scoles, the series follows fourteen former BFFs who are forced to confront - and hopefully forget - past differences in order to win a life-changing $100,000 grand prize.

[10/20/16 - 01:49 PM]
Investigation Discovery Delivers Nearly One Million Viewers for World Television Premiere of "Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four"
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Saturday, October 15.

[10/20/16 - 01:04 PM]
Investigation Discovery Looks at When Happily Ever After Goes Horribly Wrong in All-New Series "Married with Secrets"
The new eight-part series premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/16 - 12:27 PM]
BBC America Debuts New Original Co-Production "Undercover" with Two-Night Premiere Event in November
Look for said event on Wednesday, November 16 and Thursday, November 17 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/20/16 - 11:47 AM]
TLC's "Little People, Big World" Returns with the Roloffs Facing a Whole New Reality
Season 12 rolls out Tuesday, November 22 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[10/20/16 - 11:45 AM]
GSN Adds "Wheel of Fortune" to Daytime Schedule Beginning Monday, October 24
In addition, GSN Games has launched Wheel of Fortune(R) Slots: The Ultimate Collection, a new mobile app bringing together a variety of stunning Wheel of Fortune-themed slots games and authentic elements from the TV show.

[10/20/16 - 11:14 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Season of Hit Series "Wahlburgers" November 16
Look for back-to-back episodes on Wednesday nights beginning at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/16 - 11:04 AM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Announces 8 Returning Chefs Vying for Redemption on the New Season Premiering Thursday, Dec. 1 at 10PM ET/PT
It's the ultimate challenge of old blood versus new, on the Emmy and James Beard Award winning series, as the chefs head to Charleston to battle it out alongside eight talented "Top Chef" newcomers.

[10/20/16 - 09:31 AM]
CBS Orders "Salvation," A New Event Series for Broadcast in Summer 2017
A suspense thriller, the series centers on an MIT grad student and a tech superstar who bring a low-level Pentagon official a staggering discovery - that an asteroid is just six months away from colliding with Earth.

[10/20/16 - 09:07 AM]
Rise and 'Shine... Discovery's "Moonshiners" Returns Tuesday, November 15 at 9PM ET/PT
This season these master whiskey makers are putting everything on the line to evolve their craft and take their handmade liquor to the next level.

[10/20/16 - 08:48 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls in Front Among Adults 18-49
The Alphabet leads the night with its coverage of The Third Presidential Debate.

[10/20/16 - 08:33 AM]
Award-Winning Comedian Ricky Gervais Brings Brent Back! David Brent: Life on the Road Premieres on Netflix February 10, 2017
Directed, written and produced by award-winning, comedic genius Gervais, David Brent: Life on the Road sees a documentary crew catching up with the idiosyncratic David Brent from the BBC2's mockumentary "The Office."

[10/20/16 - 07:48 AM]
"Outrageous Acts of Science" Returns to Science Channel for an All New Season October 26 at 9PM
The all-new episodes show mind-blowing displays of science in action while counting down the week's Top 20 videos.

[10/20/16 - 07:35 AM]
OneRepublic to Rock Rotterdam at the 2016 MTV EMAs
The multi-platinum pop-rock quintet will join host Bebe Rehxa and previously-announced performers Bruno Mars, Shawn Mendes, DNCE, Lukas Graham and Zara Larsson on stage.

[10/20/16 - 07:14 AM]
"RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" Season 2 Slays Records as the Most Viewed Season of a Logo Original Series to Date
Plus: look for a reunion special on October 27 and "Season 6 RuVealed" on November 3.