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[09/14/07 - 08:45 PM]
Development Update: Week of September 10-14
Updates include: Jason Katims to help out on NBC's "Bionic Woman," TBS to extend "My Boys," FOX begins casting "The Oaks" and A&E issues another cast-contingent pilot order.

[09/14/07 - 04:23 PM]
The BET Hip Hop Awards 2007 -- StylE. SubstancE. SwaggeR.
The BET Hip Hop Awards 2007 will take place on Saturday, October 13 at Atlanta's Civic Center, and premiere on the network Wednesday, October 17 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

[09/14/07 - 04:22 PM]
The Jerry Springer Show Getting Feminine Touch for 17th Season in National Syndication
Mimi Madrigal, Katie Darwin and Mari Flores, all current off-duty law enforcement officers, will join with the veteran male members of the Springer security team this season.

[09/14/07 - 04:20 PM]
Dick Wolf's Hit Crime Drama "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" Premieres in National Syndication on September 17
Plus: "SVU" will premiere in weekend syndication starting Saturday, September 22.

[09/14/07 - 04:13 PM]
Nothing Tame About Wild Family Drama
The season season of BBC America's "Wild at Heart" premieres Sunday, October 14, 7:00p.m. ET/4:00p.m. PT.

[09/14/07 - 10:37 AM]
Ryan Seacrest Stays Up Late to Guest on the Second Season Premiere of "Talkshow with Spike Feresten" Saturday, September 15, on Fox
Feresten and Seacrest will chat "host-to-host" as Seacrest prepares to host one of television's biggest events.

[09/14/07 - 10:37 AM]
The Penultimate Edition of "Big Brother 8" Delivers the Largest Audience of the Summer
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 13.

[09/14/07 - 10:36 AM]
And Then There Were Two!! Zach Is Voted Out of the Big Brother House by Dick, Leaving Two Houseguests at the Mercy of the Jury for the Grand Prize
CBS details the latest "Big Brother" elimination.

[09/14/07 - 10:33 AM]
New Actors and Characters to Join CBS Series This Fall in Regular, Recurring and Guest Starring Roles
New additions include Henry Thomas on "Without a Trace" as Jack's (Anthony LaPaglia) evil nemesis, and the leader of a human trafficking group who the FBI team is pursuing.

[09/13/07 - 05:09 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group's Digital Media Team Takes Home Interactive Emmy as AbcfamilY.com Wins for "The Fallen Alternate Reality Game"
Last year ABC.com was awarded an Interactive Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement for Enhanced or Interactive Programming: New Delivery Platforms.

[09/13/07 - 05:07 PM]
ABC Is Set to Launch "Cavetalk" -- the First Official "Cavemen" Video Podcast Series, Tuesday, September 18
The podcast will feature the characters from the show "answering questions that have been perplexing the 'sapes' for millenniums."

[09/13/07 - 05:02 PM]
Elvira Unveils the Final 13 Participants for Her FOX Reality Channel Original Series "The Search for the Next Elvira"
Elvira, Kane Hodder from the "Friday the 13th" franchise and Academy Award winning make-up special affects artist Rick Baker serve as judges.

[09/13/07 - 04:59 PM]
The Most Outrageous Night of Reality Television Is Back with the Second Annual "FOX Reality Channel Really Awards 2007"
It's the awards show with unique categories such as Favorite Showmance, Favorite Winner, Favorite Loser, Favorite Pottymouth, Favorite Altered State, The Baddest Bitch and more.

[09/13/07 - 04:58 PM]
Former President Bill Clinton to Appear on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" Thursday, September 20 at 11:00 P.M.
President Clinton previously appeared as a guest on the show on September 18, 2006 and August 9, 2004.

[09/13/07 - 04:57 PM]
All New Programs for October
BBC America touts its October programming highlights.

[09/13/07 - 12:39 PM]
Rachel Bilson ('The O.C.') to Guest-Star as Potential Love Interest in Multi-Episode Arc on NBC's New Action-Comedy Series 'Chuck'
Bilson will play a romantic possibility for Chuck (title star Zachary Levi), the first since his college girlfriend broke his heart a few years ago.

[09/13/07 - 12:09 PM]
Bravo's Emmy-Award Winning Series 'Queer Eye' Kicks-Off Final Season with 'Straight Guy Pageant' Hosted by the Legendary Susan Lucci on Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 9-10 PM ET/PT
The pageant will reunite the Fab Five with former cast members of "Queer Eye" to see who has kept up, slacked off and who has gone beyond the "Fabbers" wildest expectations.

[09/13/07 - 12:09 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 11 episode.

[09/13/07 - 12:08 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 12 episode.

[09/13/07 - 12:01 AM]
Emmy Award-Winning Writer/ Producer Team Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick Create and Launch New Internet Series - "Quarterlife" - to Debut on Myspace
The online series is based on the duo's busted 2004 pilot for ABC of the same name.

[09/12/07 - 07:57 PM]
FOX Secures Unprecedented Renewable Energy for the Shrine Auditorium; Solar Panel Array to Power Arrivals for the "59th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Sunday, SepT. 16, Live on Fox
These eco-friendly initiatives will reduce the carbon footprint of the Emmys, as part of FOX's ongoing effort to reduce its impact on the world's climate and become carbon neutral by 2010.

[09/12/07 - 07:55 PM]
Jerry Springer, Jeff Probst and Perez Hilton to Host "MadTV" This September on Fox
The series kicks off its 13th season with three special episodes to be hosted by Jerry Springer, Jeff Probst and Perez Hilton, respectively, on Saturdays, Sept. 15, Sept. 22 and Sept. 29.

[09/12/07 - 04:56 PM]
Steven Wright's Much-Anticipated Second Comedy Album "I Still Have a Pony" Will Be Released by Comedy Central Records(R) on Tuesday, September 25
The already critically-acclaimed "I Still Have A Pony" is the first CD since Wright's Grammy-nominated 1985 debut, "I Have A Pony" which sold upwards of a million copies.

[09/12/07 - 04:55 PM]
Michael Ian Black Is Indeed a Wonderful Man Comedy Central Records(R) Releases "Michael Ian Black: I Am a Wonderful Man" on Tuesday, September 25
This album is a collection of Black's best story-telling stand-up.

[09/12/07 - 04:54 PM]
The Secret Is OuT... Comedy Central Records(R) Releases "Mike Birbiglia: My Secret Public Journal Live" on Tuesday, September 25
The new CD is a collection of his best "My Secret Public Journal" entries, which are featured on www.comedycentral.com.

[09/12/07 - 02:51 PM]
MyNetworkTV Presents Famous Faces on Monday Nights
Said night will feature "Celebrity Exposé," presenting in-depth profiles on celebrity newsmakers at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT), followed by "Control Room Presents," showcasing recent concerts at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT).

[09/12/07 - 11:03 AM]
Presidential Address to Derail Thursday Lineups
The planned 15-minute speech is scheduled to begin at 9:00/8:00c, forcing lineup changes in most of the country.

[09/12/07 - 11:03 AM]
ABC Entertainment and TV Guide Announce Unique "Grey's Anatomy" Promotional Insert
Copies of the September 24 issue will be polybagged with an ABC-branded, life-size hospital gown, which will be mailed to subscribers in New York and Los Angeles to coincide with the Season Four premiere of the hit series.

[09/12/07 - 11:02 AM]
Jon Stewart to Host 80th Oscar(R) Telecast, Airing February 24, 2008 on Abc
"I'm thrilled to be asked to host the Academy Awards for the second time because, as they say, the third time's a charm," said Stewart.

[09/12/07 - 10:56 AM]
Alyssa Milano ('Charmed') and Michael Rapaport ('The War at Home') to Guest-Star on NBC's 'My Name Is Earl' in Multi-Episode Arcs
Milano will portray Billie Cunningham, whom Earl (Jason Lee) first meets when she comes to visit her boyfriend -- fellow inmate Frank (guest-star, Michael Rapaport).

[09/12/07 - 10:10 AM]
Spike TV Television Highlights -- October 2007
"Scream 2007" and "Ultimate Fighter: 20 Greatest Moments of All Time" are among October's offerings.

[09/12/07 - 09:52 AM]
2007 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominated Series "The Sopranos" to Receive a Special Musical Salute from Broadway's "Jersey Boys" on "The 59th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Live Sunday, September 16, on Fox
"In a keystone segment of this year's telecast, the cast of Broadway's hottest show will honor the other Jersey boys with a musical send-off featuring songs from the Jersey Boys' score," said Ken Ehrlich, executive producer of the 59th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards.

[09/12/07 - 09:50 AM]
CBS Goes Into Overdrive with the "Cadillac of Premieres"
The multi-platform campaign will include client-integrated promotions for television, Internet, and print and will cap off with a Cadillac-sponsored premiere party attended by stars from all of CBS's Monday night shows.

[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."







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[04/18/18 - 04:36 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 02:16 PM]
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