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[09/07/07 - 06:41 PM]
Development Update: Week of September 3-7
Updates include: Annie Wersching signs onto "24," Sara Gilbert to guest on "The Big Bang Theory," ABC adds "Duel" to its midseason roster and Glen Morgan departs NBC's "Bionic Woman."

[09/07/07 - 04:53 PM]
'Judge David Young' Delivers Justice with a Snap
Sony Pictures Television's latest syndicated court show premieres on Monday.

[09/07/07 - 04:50 PM]
Bravo's Guide to Style Premiere Explodes 134%
Bravo spins the numbers for Thursday, September 6.

[09/07/07 - 04:49 PM]
DR. Phil Mcgraw, Americas Doctor, Will Take You Inside the Headlines with a New Feature DR. Phil Now When DR. Phil Kicks Off Its Sixth Ground-Breaking Season on Monday, September 10
DR. PHIL Now is "a new platform that will enable the show and America's most notable psychologist, to cover breaking news and big events that affect viewers and their families."

[09/07/07 - 04:45 PM]
Showtime Renews Its New Hit Comedy Series Californication
The series is currently averaging the strongest tune-in level Showtime has ever seen for a freshman series and is posting nearly two million viewers per week.

[09/07/07 - 11:16 AM]
The Defuser Conquers All to Win Season 2 of Sci Fi's Who Wants to Be a Superhero?
Sci Fi details the winner of "Who Wants to be a Superhero?"

[09/07/07 - 11:11 AM]
Halloween Is Bigger Than Ever on Sci Fi! 'Ghost Hunters Live' Goes Prime Time on Halloween Night
Plus: New episodes of "Ghost Hunters" return to Sci Fi on Wednesday, September 26 at 9pm ET/PT.

[09/07/07 - 09:44 AM]
MTV Networks Announces Development Slate of New Targeted Websites
Upcoming offerings include a new Daily Show website that will be "a one-stop destination for users to search the entire video history of the show: every headline, every interview and every Back in Black."

[09/07/07 - 09:43 AM]
Cast of "Family Guy" to Perform a Freakin' Sweet Tribute on "The 59th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Live Sunday, September 16, on Fox
Stewie and Brian will hit the stage in all their two-dimensional glory and pay tribute to the year in television with a song and dance number unlike any other.

[09/07/07 - 09:42 AM]
And Then There Were Four! -- Jessica Hughbanks and "America's Player" Eric Stein Fall Victim to Last Night's First Live Double Eviction of the Season from "Big Brother 8"
CBS details the latest "Big Brother" elimination.

[09/06/07 - 04:50 PM]
Hallmark Channel Works Over Time to Deliver Record Ratings During Labor Day Weekend
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 27-September 3.

[09/06/07 - 04:50 PM]
Dale Breaks Ratings Records for CMT as Most Watched Telecast in Network's History
CMT spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 4.

[09/06/07 - 04:49 PM]
CMT Launches Local Vod Promotion with "CMT on Tour" Starring Country Favorites Sugarland and Little Big Town
The multi-faceted promotion rolls out approximately one month in advance of each market's scheduled show.

[09/06/07 - 04:48 PM]
CMT Celebrates Country's Biggest Stars in September
Kenny Chesney (September 8-9), Reba McEntire (September 15-16), Rascal Flatts (September 21-23) and Faith Hill (September 29-30) are among the themed weekends.

[09/06/07 - 03:15 PM]
Golden Globe and Emmy Award Winner Edie Falco to Guest Star in NBC's Emmy Nominated "30 Rock"
Plus: Rip Torn, Will Arnett and Sherri Shepherd will also reprise their guest roles for the second season.

[09/06/07 - 03:13 PM]
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution's 'The Steve Wilkos Show' Debuts in National Syndication on September 10
In the premiere week, Wilkos has a one-on-one interview with Jack McClellan, the self-admitted pedophile, who has been making headlines across the country.

[09/06/07 - 03:12 PM]
It's Confirmed! Britney Spears Opens the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards
She'll perform "Gimme More" from her upcoming new album, due in stores on November 13th.

[09/06/07 - 03:10 PM]
High Rollers Move OveR... MTV News Takes Over the Palms Casino Resort as Nicole Scherzinger and Lil Wayne Are Set to Perform During "The 2007 Vma Pre- Show Royale" Sunday, September 9th at 8pm-9pm (ET/PT)
Plus: Alicia Keys, T.I., Adam Levine, Mastadon, Serj from System of A Down join the list of performers.

[09/06/07 - 11:16 AM]
Emmy-Winning Actress Marlo Thomas to Guest Star on "Ugly Betty"
She'll appear as Sandra Winthrop, the owner of a large jewelry company with a penchant for younger men -- Daniel Meade (Eric Mabius) in particular.

[09/06/07 - 11:11 AM]
Disney-ABC Television Group's ABC Entertainment and Warner BroS. Television Group Reach Groundbreaking Agreement Regarding Digital Distribution of "Big Shots," "Men in Trees," "Notes from the Underbelly" and "Pushing Daisies"
Nearly all of ABC's series will be available for streaming on the network's web site this fall.

[09/06/07 - 10:03 AM]
NBC Searches for Contenders and Gladiators for the Return of the Popular Series "American Gladiators"
Both contenders and gladiators can audition beginning Saturday, September 8 in Los Angeles with additional calls in New York, Chicago, Miami and Dallas.

[09/06/07 - 09:40 AM]
Dianne Wiest Joins "The Return of Jezebel James"
Wiest plays "Talia," the mother of Sarah (Parker Posey) and Coco (Lauren Ambrose) Tompkins.

[09/05/07 - 05:31 PM]
NBC Repurposes 'Bionic,' 'Life' on Sci Fi, Usa; Plus More Encores
Plus: returning series "30 Rock" and "Friday Night Lights" will both be featured during mini-marathons on Bravo.

[09/05/07 - 04:47 PM]
In Third Comedy Central(R) Stint, Michele Ganeless Rises to Network President
In her expanded role, Ganeless' mandate is to bolster the strength of the COMEDY CENTRAL brand and its programming, not only in the traditional television landscape but also across the increasingly diverse digital universe.

[09/05/07 - 01:22 PM]
Tuesday Editions of "Power of 10" and "Big Brother 8" Sweep Their Time Periods in Households, Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 4.

[09/05/07 - 01:20 PM]
CBS Wins Week in Viewers, Households, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for the week of August 27-September 2.

[09/05/07 - 01:19 PM]
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 September 4 episode.

[09/05/07 - 01:16 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of August 27, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 27-September 2.

[09/05/07 - 01:13 PM]
NBC Primetime Ratings Results for the Week of August 27-September 2
NBC spins the numbers for the week of August 27-September 2.

[09/05/07 - 09:12 AM]
CBS Creates First of Its Kind Ad You Can Taste for the Fall Preview Issue of Rolling Stone Magazine
The network's "Cane" campaign will feature a "dissolving taste strip which will enable them to enjoy the full-flavor taste experience of a rum mojito, without any of the sugar, calories or alcohol."

[09/04/07 - 04:46 PM]
Their Only Enemy Is the Status QuO. Their Only Friend Is ChaoS. "Upright Citizens Brigade: The Complete Second Season" DVD Hits Stores on Tuesday, September 18
The set features a unique live audio commentary recorded with the entire cast in front of a live audience at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles.

[09/04/07 - 04:44 PM]
Film Noir with a Killer Grip
BBC America touts the premiere of "Low Winter Sun," an original movie on Sunday, October 7, 8:00 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. PT.

[09/04/07 - 03:47 PM]
NBC Universal Television Content Now Available on Amazon Unbox
Beginning on September 10, Amazon Unbox customers can download for free - in advance of their network premieres - the pilot episodes of NBC's new shows Bionic Woman, Chuck, Journeyman and Life.

[09/04/07 - 02:33 PM]
Ken Jennings Faces Ogi Ogas in the Final Match on GSN's 'Grand Slam'
After 14 matches in the single elimination tournament, the pair will face off in the final match on Saturday, September 8 at 7:00/6:00.

[09/04/07 - 02:30 PM]
Ogg (Original Gossip Gangsta) Perez Hilton Brings His Celebrity Juice to VH1 with 'What Perez Sez'
The series of specials will bow on Tuesday, September 11 at 9:00/8:00c with an episode focusing on the VMAs.

[09/04/07 - 02:09 PM]
NBC and Blockbuster to Offer Customers Advanced Screening DVD of Much-Anticipated Fall Dramas 'Chuck,' 'Journeyman' and 'Life'
The DVD, titled the "NBC New Fall Preview DVD," will be available starting today through October 21 as a free rental exclusively at any of approximately 5,000 participating stores nationwide.

[09/04/07 - 01:05 PM]
Witches, Werewolves and Warlocks Invade ABC Family's Ninth Annual 13 Nights of Halloween
The event includes the new original movie "Nature of the Beast," premiering Sunday, October 21 (8:00 - 10:00 PM ET/PT).

[09/04/07 - 12:29 PM]
TBS Orders Second Season of Hit Family Sitcom the Bill Engvall Show as Engvall Prepares to Host TBS Special from the Comedy Festival
10 new episodes of the series will roll out next year.

[09/04/07 - 11:35 AM]
Rebecca Romijn (ABC's "Ugly Betty") to Guest Star on New Comedy "Carpoolers"
She'll play Laird's (Jerry O'Connell) wildly sexy and free-spirited ex-wife, "Joannifer," who returns to his life determined to get him back.

[09/04/07 - 11:33 AM]
Production Has Begun on ABC's "Cashmere Mafia"
Lucy Liu, Frances O'Connor, Miranda Otto and Bonnie Somerville all star in the drama, which premieres Tuesday, November 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/04/07 - 11:32 AM]
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Announces Licensing Deal with Fine Living TV Network to Air 'The Martha Stewart Show' in Primetime Beginning September 10
Beginning September 10th, the Emmy-winning, "how-to" series, currently entering its third season in syndication, will get a primetime berth on FINE LIVING each night at 8 PM ET and 9 PM PT.

[09/04/07 - 10:06 AM]
Starz Entertainment Announces Start of Production on Two Original Series "Hollywood Residential" & "Head Case"
"Residential" is a single-camera half-hour comedy that follows a fictional, faltering celebrity home makeover show on a struggling home improvement cable network.

[09/04/07 - 10:00 AM]
It's a Sizzling Summer for the NBC Universal Cable Group, Which Accounts for Twice as Many Top-25 Original Summer Series as Any Other Basic Cable Group
USA, Sci Fi and Bravo have delivered 10 of this summer's top 25 original basic-cable entertainment series in adults 25-54.

[09/04/07 - 09:57 AM]
In the Loop with Ivillage to Launch on NBC's Owned-And-Operated Stations on Monday, SepT. 17
Actress and comedian Kim Coles, season one "The Apprentice" winner Bill Rancic and TV personality Ereka Vetrini will serve as the new hosts.

[09/04/07 - 09:56 AM]
Celebrities, Showgirls, Weddings, Poker and More Montel in Vegas for Premiere Week
Shot entirely on location in Las Vegas, these special episodes include interviews with illusionist Criss Angel and legendary songstress Toni Braxton.

[09/03/07 - 04:41 PM]
Doctor Who to Return for Fifth Series in 2010
The BBC outlines its plans for the future of the "Doctor Who" franchise.

[08/31/07 - 06:35 PM]
Development Update: Week of August 27-31
Updates include: ABC renews "Just for Laughs," TNT calls it quits on "Heartland," Donal Logue to topline FOX's "Hackett" and MTV commits to "The Paper."

[08/31/07 - 06:11 PM]
Emmy Nominated Journalist Thomas Roberts Joins the Insider as Correspondent
Previously, Roberts served as a co-anchor at "CNN Headline News."

[08/31/07 - 12:17 PM]
Amber Sheds Her Final Tears in the House as She Is Sent Packing by Her "Big Brother 8" Housemates
Plus: CBS confirms the show's season finale will air Tuesday, September 18.

[08/31/07 - 11:47 AM]
Deja Vu: ABC Shuffles Wednesday Lineup (Again)
Plus on September 19, look for the one-hour special "Come Rain or Come Shine: From Grey's Anatomy to Private Practice" at 9:00/8:00c.







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[03/30/15 - 01:34 PM]
The Untold Story of the World's Most Famous Sex Symbol Is Revealed in Lifetime(R)'s Miniseries Event, "The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe" Premiering May 30th and 31st
Kelli Garner stars in the title role of the four-hour event.

[03/30/15 - 01:29 PM]
ABC Family's "The Fosters" and "Chasing Life" Rise to Season Highs in Finales
ABC Family further spins the numbers for Monday, March 23.

[03/30/15 - 01:03 PM]
Venture to the Great Swamplands of the South with a New Season of "Buying the Bayou" on Destination America
The series returns with back-to-back episodes on Monday, April 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/30/15 - 12:45 PM]
NBC Will Ease on Down the Road with Dec. 3 Live Production of "The Wiz" Featuring Production Partner Cirque du Soleil Theatrical
Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon will stage both the television production and Broadway revival of "The Wiz" in collaboration with Tony winner and Broadway icon Harvey Fierstein, who will contribute new material to the original Broadway book by William F. Brown.

[03/30/15 - 12:16 PM]
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Also on tap are new seasons of "North Woods Law" and "Rugged Justice."

[03/30/15 - 12:01 PM]
Oxygen Media Increases Original Programming by 25 Percent with Addition of Eight New Series
The newcomers include "Douglas Family Gold," "The Hustle," "Pretty. Strong.," "Player Gets Played," "Boss Nails" and the third installment of the popular franchise, "Preachers of Atlanta."

[03/30/15 - 12:00 PM]
National Geographic Channel's "Killing Jesus" Nabs 3.7 Million Viewers, Scoring Highest Total Viewership in Network History
National Geographic Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:55 AM]
Bravo Media Expands Diverse Slate with Addition of 10 New and 4 Returning Series Marking Over 40 High-Quality Original Series
New season orders are set for "Ladies of London" season two, "Don't Be Tardy... " season four, "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" season eight and "Manzo'd with Children" season two.

[03/30/15 - 11:46 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Season Five Finale Is Highest-Rated Finale in Series History, Delivering 15.8 Million Viewers and 10.4 Million Adults 18-49
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:32 AM]
Esquire Network Unveils 2015 Upfront Lineup Bolstering Original Programming with Five New Series
"This new line-up will present even more of the compelling, dynamic content that is engaging our male audience, setting us up for further momentum," said Matt Hanna.

[03/30/15 - 11:27 AM]
truTV & Top Rank Partner to Exclusively Televise Live Friday Night Primetime Boxing Series
The new boxing series, in association with Turner Sports and HBO Sports, will launch on the eve of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view fight with a card featuring two title bouts inside The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

[03/30/15 - 11:27 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" and "Fresh Off the Boat" Post Their Biggest Playback Gains Yet
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of March 9-15.

[03/30/15 - 11:07 AM]
New Discovery Channel Series "Sons of Winter" Answers Call of the Wild in the Ultimate Coming-of-Age Survival Tale
The series, from Gurney Productions, premieres Tuesday, April 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/30/15 - 11:01 AM]
NBC's "American Odyssey" & Google Invite Viewers to Tour Key Cities and Uncover New Clues with "Explore American Odyssey" Companion Site
Beginning March 30, curious minds will be challenged to uncover the truth by immersing themselves in the online experience "Explore American Odyssey" at www.exploreamericanodyssey.com.

[03/30/15 - 11:01 AM]
ABC Family Picks Up "Shadowhunters," a Saga Series Based on the Beloved New York Times Bestselling Book Series The Mortal Instruments
The series follows 18-year-old Clary Fray, who finds out on her birthday that she is not who she thinks she is but rather comes from a long line of Shadowhunters - human-angel hybrids who hunt down demons.