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[09/11/07 - 04:35 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of September 3, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 3-9.

[09/11/07 - 04:34 PM]
Fat Marchers Take Home a Total of $240,000 in Prize Money After Walking 575 Miles and Losing Hundreds of Pounds, in the Season Finale of ABC's "Fat March," Which Aired September 10
ABC details the finale of "Fat March."

[09/11/07 - 04:30 PM]
Leon Fleisher, Steve Martin, Diana Ross, Martin Scorsese and Brian Wilson to Receive Honors During "The 30th Annual Kennedy Center Honors," to Be Broadcast Wednesday, DeC. 26 on the CBS Television Network
This marks the 30th anniversary of the special, which has been broadcast on CBS each year since its debut.

[09/11/07 - 04:29 PM]
FOX Previews Premiere Episode of New Docu-Drama "Nashville" Across Multiple Online Outlets Including FOX.com, AoL.com, IgN.com and TVguidE.com Beginning Tuesday, September 11
TheFutonCritic.com will also stream the show's premiere installment.

[09/11/07 - 04:25 PM]
NBC Wins the Primetime Week of SepT. 3-9, with Sunday and Thursday NFL Football Ranking #1 and #2 for the Week and the Summer
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 3-9.

[09/11/07 - 04:24 PM]
Bravo's 'Top Chef 3 Miami' Finalists Face Off in a Two-Part Finale in Aspen
Plus: Bravo's new reality competition series "Better Half" premieres immediately following the "Top Chef 3 Miami" finale on Wednesday, October 3.

[09/11/07 - 04:17 PM]
Monday Night Football Delivers ESPN's Two Highest-Rated Programs of 2007
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 10.

[09/11/07 - 04:15 PM]
With 9.2 Million Viewers and 6.8 Million Households Tuning in Last Night, TNT's the Closer Breaks Live + Same Day Record for Ad-Supported Cable's #1 Series Telecast Ever
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, September 10.

[09/11/07 - 11:08 AM]
2007 MTV Video Music Awards Scores 6.4 Rating Up 23% from 2006 Telecast
MTV spins the numbers for Sunday, September 9.

[09/11/07 - 11:07 AM]
VH1 Announces the Winner of 'The Score,' Its Online Search for the Next Great Hip Hop Producer and Launches Its 'VH1 Hip Hop Honors' Site, HiphoP.VH1.com
Determined by user votes on VH1.com, Antonio Gonzalez AKA "DJ Satisfaction" of Camden, NJ has been crowned the winner of "The Score."

[09/10/07 - 06:13 PM]
Oops! Britney Did It Again!
In the 30-minute special, VH1 will air clips of her already historic performance as well as include her own response on fan sites.

[09/10/07 - 04:52 PM]
We TV Expands Paranormal Programming Slate with We Go Supernatural
The development of this new slate of programming features original and acquired series and specials anchored by an all new season of "John Edward Cross Country."

[09/10/07 - 03:00 PM]
Bravo Greenlights New Dance Series 'Step It Up' from Emmy-Nominated Producers Magical Elves
Created by Gunnar Wetterberg for Magical Elves, "Step It Up" will show what it takes to make it big in the cutthroat dance industry.

[09/10/07 - 02:58 PM]
Bravo's 'Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List' Wins First Emmy Award at 59th Annual Primetime Creative Emmy Awards
"I guess hell froze over, explains Griffin. "I have an A-List pass for a day [but] I will be back on the D-List tomorrow."

[09/10/07 - 02:57 PM]
NBC Picks Up Script for Comedy Series 'Serial Frank,' Based on Hit French-Canadian Series
The single-camera comedy "depicts a young man whose life is turned upside-down when his normal life is constantly interrupted by the many unpredictable physical manifestations of his multiple personas that he acts out -- all unseen to others."

[09/10/07 - 02:56 PM]
BET Networks Announces Latest Premiere Dates for Its Jam-Packed Fall Line-Up of Returning Favorites and Fresh New Original Programming
This fall, BET brings viewers a plethora of new, original series and returning favorites.

[09/10/07 - 02:55 PM]
Eight Original Songs by Grammy Award Winner Nirvana to Be Featured Exclusively Throughout the Fifth Season Premiere of "Cold Case," Sunday, SepT. 23 on the CBS Television Network
The featured songs are: "All Apologies," "Stay Away," "If You Must," "Lithium," "Drain You," "Heart Shaped Box," "Something in the Way" and "Come as You Are."

[09/10/07 - 02:54 PM]
Academy Taps Gil Cates as Producer of 80th Oscar(R) Telecast, Airing February 24, 2008 on Abc
This will be Cates' 14th assignment as Oscar(R) telecast producer - more than any other individual.

[09/10/07 - 09:57 AM]
Total Nonstop Action (Tna) Wrestling and Spike TV Announce New Multi-Year Deal
The successful Thursday night series has been picked up for two more years and will expand from one to two hours on Thursday, October 4.

[09/10/07 - 09:55 AM]
Ion Media Networks Secures Rights to Air 2007 Season of "NFL Game of the Week" Produced by NFL Films
The highly-acclaimed series will premiere on ION Television's nationwide broadcast network at 6:00 PM ET on Saturday, September 15, with the Giants-Cowboys game from Kickoff Weekend, which Dallas won 45-35.

[09/10/07 - 09:54 AM]
Countdown to the Emmys Pre-Show to Kick Off Emmy Celebration from the Red Carpet Sunday, September 16, on Fox
The one-hour special will highlight the star-studded arrivals of Emmy(R) nominees, presenters and special guests.

[09/10/07 - 09:53 AM]
CBS Orders Six Additional Episodes of "Power of 10" for Midseason
CBS has ordered six additional episodes of the hit new game show POWER OF 10, hosted by Drew Carey, for midseason.

[09/10/07 - 09:51 AM]
My Night at the Grammys, a New Entertainment Special That Will Celebrate the Upcoming Grammy Awards 50th Anniversary with the Top 25 Grammy Moments of All Time, to Be Broadcast NoV. 30 on the CBS Television Network
The two-hour special will present the top 25 Grammy Awards show moments of all time, as voted on by viewers, as well as the stories behind them as told by the artists themselves.

[09/08/07 - 07:00 PM]
Winners of the 2007 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Announced
HBO, "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee" lead all networks and programs with 15 and five wins, respectively.

[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.







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[07/30/16 - 03:48 PM]
National Geographic Channel Announces Its First Virtual Reality Short Documentary Film from Academy Award Winner Kathryn Bigelow in Partnership with Here Be Dragons and Annapurna Pictures
Over 30,000 African elephants die each year at the hands of poachers and despite the global outcry over the killings, trafficking continues.

[07/30/16 - 03:16 PM]
National Geographic Channel Orders Drama Script for Global Limited Series Based on Michael Crichton's Soon-to-Be-Published Manuscript, Dragon Teeth
The book was discovered by his wife Sherri Crichton amongst his archives and immediately identified the book as "Pure Crichton."

[07/30/16 - 02:31 PM]
National Geographic and Katie Couric Media Partner on New Global Documentary, Gender Revolution (W.T.)
"This show will explore the roles of science, politics, and culture on gender, giving viewers a greater understanding of what is becoming a rapidly evolving issue," said Courteney Monroe.

[07/30/16 - 02:16 PM]
National Geographic Channel Acquires Worldwide Rights to Climate Change Feature Documentary
The film presents an informative and engaging account of how society can prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the globe.

[07/30/16 - 09:15 AM]
Cinemax Drama Series "Quarry" Debuts Sept. 9
Logan Marshall-Green stars as Mac Conway, aka Quarry, who is trying to readapt to normal society after Vietnam.

[07/30/16 - 09:14 AM]
HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for the Second Half of 2016
Kent Jones, Marc Levin, Daphne Pinkerson, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders and Jon Alpert are among the featured auspices.

[07/30/16 - 09:13 AM]
HBO to Make Entire Run of Landmark Series "The Larry Sanders Show" Available Starting in September
HBO completed the deal to present the entire run of the acclaimed series on March 23, 2016, the day before Shandling's untimely passing.

[07/30/16 - 09:12 AM]
HBO Renews "Real Time with Bill Maher" Through 2018
Currently averaging 4.4 million viewers, "Real Time" is enjoying its most-watched season since the show's 2003 debut season.

[07/30/16 - 09:11 AM]
Comedy Series "Insecure," Created by and Starring Issa Rae, Debuts Oct. 9, Exclusively on HBO
Rae stars as Issa and Yvonne Orji stars as Molly on the show, which explores the black female experience in an unclich├ęd and authentic way.

[07/30/16 - 09:10 AM]
Sarah Jessica Parker Returns to HBO in the New Comedy Series "Divorce," Debuting Oct. 9
Thomas Haden Church stars as Robert, Frances' (Parker) husband, who is struggling to cope with their marriage falling apart.

[07/30/16 - 09:09 AM]
Drama Series "Westworld" Debuts Oct. 2 on HBO
The series was inspired by the 1973 motion picture "Westworld," written and directed by Michael Crichton.

[07/30/16 - 08:59 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Demo Crown
"Dateline NBC" and "Primetime: What Would You Do?" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[07/29/16 - 01:46 PM]
Vice President Joe Biden to Appear on "Law & Order: SVU"
The Vice President will appear as himself in a press conference scene where he commends the SVU, led by Lt. Olivia Benson, for their work in addressing the national rape kit backlog, specifically in the city of Detroit.

[07/29/16 - 01:37 PM]
2.5 Million Watch "Hell on Wheels" Drive Its Last Spike
AMC further spins the numbers for Saturday, July 23.

[07/29/16 - 01:03 PM]
National Geographic Channel Greenlights Global Scripted Event Series Based on Martha Raddatz's New York Times Best-Seller, "The Long Road Home"
Screenwriter Mikko Alanne ("The 33") is adapting and also executive producing this epic story of survival for television.