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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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[07/28/15 - 04:55 PM]
Syfy and Universal Cable Productions Bring the Grindhouse Genre to Television with New 13-Episode Scripted Series "Blood Drive"
Set in a near-apocalyptic future, the project centers around LA's last good cop who is forced to join a twisted, gory cross-country death race - with cars powered by blood and a dangerous femme fatale partner who sees people as fuel.

[07/28/15 - 03:55 PM]
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Queen Latifah stars as the titular Wiz with Blige as Evillene, the Wicked Witch of the West.

[07/28/15 - 02:18 PM]
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In this 10-part half-hour series, hosts and thrill seekers Kari Byron and Tory Belleci take viewers along for the ride as they explore the exciting world of thrill rides, waterslides and heart-pounding experiences around the globe through a scientific lens.

[07/28/15 - 01:43 PM]
Animal Planet Promotes Andy Weissberg and Erin Wanner
Both have played crucial roles in establishing Animal Planet as a top-20 ad-supported network for men and the entertainment destination for viewers seeking a deeper connection to the wild world.

[07/28/15 - 12:36 PM]
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NBCSN spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/28/15 - 12:00 PM]
HBO NOW Available Today to Verizon Broadband Customers
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[07/28/15 - 11:15 AM]
FOX Sports Reaches Agreement with Westminster Kennel Club to Bring Annual Dog Show to FOX Sports 1 and Nat Geo WILD
Beginning in 2017, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show airs in primetime on FOX Sports 1 live from New York City's Madison Square Garden as the seven Best In Group selections are made on Monday and Tuesday night, leading up to Tuesday night's Best In Show announcement.

[07/28/15 - 10:55 AM]
The Lines Are Drawn in Netflix's New "Narcos" Character Posters
All 10 episodes of "Narcos" will premiere on August 28 at 12:01am PST exclusively on Netflix.

[07/28/15 - 10:54 AM]
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"American Rehab: Charleston" and "Attic Gold" are also on tap beginning next month.

[07/28/15 - 10:33 AM]
TV Land Picks Up "The Soul Man" Starring Cedric "The Entertainer" and Niecy Nash for Fifth and Final Season
The sitcom is the network's highest-rated original series among African Americans 25-54 and African American Women 25-54.

[07/28/15 - 10:10 AM]
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[07/28/15 - 09:57 AM]
"48 Hours: Paradise Lost" Is Saturday's #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Adults 25-54 and Viewers and Posts Year-to-Year Gains in Both Categories
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, July 25.

[07/28/15 - 09:42 AM]
"Doctor Who" Returns to the Big Screen Nationwide to Feature Never-Before-Seen Prequel to Season Nine and Exclusive Interview with Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman
The event will feature "The Doctor's Meditation" - a special prequel scene to the first episode of season nine - and an exclusive interview with Doctor Who stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman, hosted by Wil Wheaton, in addition to the two-part season eight finale.

[07/28/15 - 09:29 AM]
The First Day of the Rest of Their Entrepreneurial Lives Begins Now on the Series Premiere of "Startup U," Airing Tuesday, August 11th, at 10:01PM ET/PT
It's a whole new game when ten savvy, creative and ambitious young adults get down to business and experience seven weeks of hard truths, tough lessons and plenty of drama on the series.

[07/28/15 - 09:28 AM]
ABC Family's Procedural Series "Stitchers" Brings on Damon Dayoub as Series Regular
He'll play Detective Quincy Fisher, an LAPD detective who is brought into the Stitchers program to assist with back-up and support for the team.