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[08/22/07 - 09:34 PM]
Stephen Colbert to Announce the Ebay Auction of His Celebrity-Signed Cast for the "Yellow Ribbon Fund" Charity on "The Colbert Report" Thursday, August 23 at 11:30 P.M. ET/PT
The cast was signed by New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, Katie Couric, Bill O'Reilly, Nancy Pelosi, Tim Russert, Tony Snow and Brian Williams.

[08/22/07 - 09:34 PM]
That's a Wrap! Will Bigham Chosen as Hollywood's Newest Director
FOX details the winner of "On the Lot."

[08/22/07 - 09:33 PM]
Oxygen's Tori & Dean: Inn Love Continues Momentum
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 21.

[08/22/07 - 09:15 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Man, The" (CBS)

[08/22/07 - 09:15 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Law Dogs" (CBS)

[08/22/07 - 06:05 PM]
Bravo's "Flipping Out" Sets Record Ratings and Series High Across All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 21.

[08/22/07 - 03:22 PM]
Steve Carell, Kyle Chandler, the Cast of "Entourage," Kelsey Grammer, Patricia Heaton, Katherine Heigl, Hayden Panettiere, Jimmy Smits, Jon Stewart, Kiefer Sutherland and Kate Walsh Confirmed Presenters for the 59th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards
The show, hosted by Ryan Seacrest, will broadcast live from Los Angeles' historic Shrine Auditorium, Sunday, September 16 (8:00-11:00 ET Live/ PT tape delayed) on FOX.

[08/22/07 - 12:07 PM]
NBC Benefits from 'Amne$ia' with New Original Quiz Show from Mark Burnett Productions
The series is "a high-energy game show where contestants are challenged to answer tough questions for money and prizes" with the twist being "all of the questions come from the contestant's own life."

[08/22/07 - 12:06 PM]
'America's Got Talent' Finale Dominates Tuesday Night
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 21.

[08/22/07 - 12:05 PM]
CNBC's 'Fast Money Mba Challenge,' Finale Live from the Nasdaq Marketsite in Times Square on Wednesday, August 22
On Wednesday, August 22, the bulldogs of Yale will battle the longhorns of Texas in the final round of CNBC's first original game show.

[08/22/07 - 12:03 PM]
Lifetime Television Greenlights the Lifetime Original Movie, 'The Memory Keeper's Daughter,' Based on Kim Edwards' Best-Selling Novel
DGA Award-winning and Emmy(R) nominated director Mick Jackson ("Live from Baghdad," "Tuesdays with Morrie") has signed on to helm the project.

[08/22/07 - 10:10 AM]
Spike TV Nets Big Catch with 'The Hunt For: Monster Sharks'
The one-hour special, due to air on September 3, takes a look at the 2007 Oak Bluffs Monster Shark Tournament.

[08/22/07 - 10:08 AM]
Lifetime Television's Critically-Acclaimed Water Cooler Drama, 'Army Wives,' Ends Record-Setting First Season on Sunday, August 26 at 10pm (ET/PT)
The newcomer is the most watched series in the network's 23-year history.

[08/22/07 - 10:07 AM]
Janeane Garofalo Joins Cast of "24" for Season Seven
She'll play Janis Gold, an FBI systems analyst assigned to the team investigating the crisis befalling Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) and company in the upcoming season.

[08/21/07 - 09:36 PM]
ABC Family Learns the Way of the Warrior ...and Hits the Mall
The network has greenlit "Samurai Girl," a drama pilot based on the popular young adult book series of the same name.

[08/21/07 - 03:18 PM]
TV Guide Network Signs Joey Fatone to Co-Host Its Signature Red Carpet Specials
Fatone will share hosting duties with TV actress and fashion entrepreneur, Lisa Rinna, who signed an exclusive deal with TV Guide Network in April.

[08/21/07 - 03:17 PM]
USA Still on Top
USA spins the numbers for the week of August 13-19.

[08/21/07 - 02:22 PM]
A Tribe Called Quest Joins Honorees Snoop Dogg, Whodini, Missy Elliott, Teddy Riley and Andre Harrell for New Jack Swing and the Film 'Wild Style' at the Fourth Annual 'VH1 Hip Hop Honors' Premiering on VH1 and VH1 Soul Monday, October 8 at 10pm*
Chris Rock, Ciara, Eve, Pharrell Williams, The Game, T.I., Timbaland, Busta Ryhmes, Common, T-Pain, Keyshia Cole, Bow Wow and Nick Cannon are also set to appear.

[08/21/07 - 02:21 PM]
MTV Grinds the Airwaves with Professional Skateboarder Ryan Sheckler in "Life of Ryan"
The series is described as "a coming-of-age story featuring a 17-year-old superstar skateboarder who defies gravity for a living but is being grounded by the pull of his personal life as it starts to fall apart."

[08/21/07 - 02:18 PM]
Eight Countries in Eight Days -- NBC Announces Cast Destinations and Key Fan Events for the 'Heroes World Tour,' Presented by Nissan
NBC.com will be the online destination for fans following the "Heroes" global adventures (NBC.com/Heroesworldtour) with daily postings and exclusive video of the cast's adventures.

[08/21/07 - 02:17 PM]
NBC Universal Celebrates Diversity with Second Annual 'Comedy Short Cuts' Film Festival Honoring Semi-Finalist Filmmakers on September 6 in New York City
The semi-finalist screening, hosted by the cast of NBC's "30 Rock," will begin at 7 p.m. on September 6 at the New World Stages in New York.

[08/21/07 - 02:13 PM]
'America's Got Talent' and 'Singing Bee' Top NBC's Week of August 13-19
NBC spins the numbers for the week of August 13-19.

[08/21/07 - 02:11 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of August 13, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 13-19.

[08/21/07 - 02:09 PM]
CBS Maintains Its Summer Dominance Among Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of August 13-19.

[08/21/07 - 11:23 AM]
Project Runway Signs Unprecedented Licensing Agreements for Upcoming Season 4 of the Emmy-Nominated Hit Fashion Design Competition Series
The licensees include Aaron Company, Brother International, Prym Consumer, Robert Kaufman Fabrics, and Simplicity Pattern Co.

[08/21/07 - 11:22 AM]
60 Minutes Does It Again: Ranks First in Households for the Week and Second in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, August 19.

[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.







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[07/28/14 - 02:27 PM]
HGTV to Begin Production on "Mark & Derek's Excellent Flip" Featuring Derek Hough and Mark Ballas
Instead of dancing a perfect paso doble, champion dancers Derek Hough and Mark Ballas will be kicking up dust on their latest project - a home renovation series on HGTV.

[07/28/14 - 02:05 PM]
ESPN's Multiplatform Coverage of Little League Baseball and Softball Divisional Championships Begins July 30
The championship games will lead into ESPN's multiplatform coverage of the Little League World Series presented by Kellogg's Frosted Flakes from Williamsport, Pa, beginning Thursday, August 14.

[07/28/14 - 01:33 PM]
"Criminal Minds" and "Extant" to Swap Time Periods Starting This Wednesday, July 30
"Criminal Minds" will return to its regular 9:00/8:00c slot followed by new drama "Extant" at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 01:08 PM]
Don't Miss the Season Two Premiere of "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" on Sunday, August 3 at 10PM ET/PT Only on E!
Plus: don't miss an all-new episode of the hit series "Botched" airing Sunday, August 10 at its new time of 10:30/9:30c.

[07/28/14 - 01:06 PM]
NBC Sports Group's 5 Match Soccer Slate This Week Kicks Off with Manchester United v. FC Internazionale Tomorrow at 7 PM ET on NBCSN
NBC Sports Group's lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White will be on site to call both matches.

[07/28/14 - 12:20 PM]
Video: "Atlanta Exes" + Super Trailer + Monday, August 18th on VH1
Watch a sneak preview of the new series, featuring the once significant others of an elite list of A-list men, which has no shortage of fabulousness, ambition, love, and drama.

[07/28/14 - 11:46 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces Digital Content Partnership with Redd's Apple Ale for the Launch of the Original Weekly Improv Series "CC: Social Scene"
Socially inspired by Comedy Central's CC:Studios, the six-episode improv series is hosted by comedian Paul Scheer and directed by Rich Talarico.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Got Talent! August Slate Sizzles with the Return of ID's Most Beloved Stars: Paula Zahn, Susan Lucci, Joe Kenda, And Candice DeLong
First, tour the mind of infamous accused-ax-murderer Lizzie Borden in the season premiere of "Deadly Women" with Candice DeLong on Friday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c, followed by the landmark 100th episode at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
CBS Summer Dramas Score Big Live+7-Day Playback Lift for the Week of July 7
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/28/14 - 11:27 AM]
Michelle Beisner Joins ESPN as NFL Features Reporter
Since 2006, Beisner has worked as a studio host and field reporter for NFL Network.

[07/28/14 - 11:15 AM]
Special Guest Jay Leno Mentors the Comics as the Final Five Move One Step Closer to Being the "Last Comic Standing" on Tues, July 31 (10-11 P.M. ET)
Only five comics remain in the competition, and the stakes have never been higher as they move one step closer to winning the coveted title of "Last Comic Standing."

[07/28/14 - 09:51 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "David Bowie: Five Years" - Documentary Special Premieres Friday, August 1st at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
The film is the definitive portrait of one of rock's most influential stars.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
"Gypsy Sisters" Focus on Family in New Season on TLC
The series returns with a special two-hour season premiere on Thursday, August 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
El Rey Network And Celestial Pictures Boost Multi-Year Partnership To Bring Viewers The Best In Classic Martial Arts
The new deal will provide the network with access to 255 iconic martial arts titles from the Shaw Brothers vault - the world's leading martial arts collection, many on an exclusive basis.

[07/28/14 - 08:57 AM]
Season Two of "Shark Hunters" Premieres Wednesday, July 30, at 9 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The 60-minute outdoor fishing show features three long-standing East Coast shark tournaments and five captains pitted against each other to catch the heaviest shark.