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[09/21/07 - 06:49 PM]
Development Update: Week of September 17-21
Updates include: HBO orders "De La Hoya/Mayweather 24/7" sequel, HBO commits to the Will Ferrell-produced "East Bound and Down," AMC's "Mad Men" nears renewal and Jerry Bruckheimer will import "Eleventh Hour" for CBS.

[09/21/07 - 04:24 PM]
Emmy(R) Award Winner Genie Francis and Ted Mcginley Star in "The Note," an Original Movie Now in Production in Toronto for Air on Hallmark Channel
The original movie has begun production in Toronto, Canada to premiere on Hallmark Channel Saturday, December 8 (9-11 p.m., ET/PT).

[09/21/07 - 02:43 PM]
How I Met Your Mother Goes Online, on Mobile Phones and on Itunes and Amazon Unbox for Season Three
The initiatives will include exclusive promotional short-form video content available on the web via the show's MySpace profile plus full episodes from the first three seasons available for download on iTunes and Amazon Unbox.

[09/21/07 - 11:36 AM]
NBC Harmonizes with Celebrity Singers to Conduct a Search for the Perfect Choir When 'Clash of the Choirs' Premieres Live in Exciting Four-Night Holiday Event December 17-20
The series will have its two-hour premiere on Monday, December 17 (9-11 p.m. ET) and will air Tuesday, December 18 (9-10 p.m. ET), Wednesday, December 19 (also a two-hour episode from 9-11 p.m. ET) and Thursday, December 20 (8-9 p.m. ET).

[09/21/07 - 11:36 AM]
The Premiere of "Survivor: China" Is Thursday's Top Program in Viewers and All Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 20.

[09/21/07 - 09:07 AM]
Series and Season Premiere Episodes of FOX Shows Available Free on the Itunes Store
These FOX premieres will be available free on iTunes (www.itunes.com) beginning the day after their respective launches for two weeks.

[09/20/07 - 07:15 PM]
The CW's New Drama "Gossip Girl" Wins Its Target Demos of Women 18-34, Teens and Female Teens
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 19.

[09/20/07 - 06:14 PM]
VH1 Teams Up with DR. Drew for 'Celebrity Rehab with DR. Drew', Series Depicting Process of Overcoming Addiction
The project, consisting of eight one-hour episodes, is slated to premiere on January 10, 2008 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/20/07 - 05:40 PM]
CBS Will Broadcast an Encore Presentation of the New Reality Series, Kid Nation, Saturday, SepT. 22 at 8:00 Pm, ET/PT on the CBS Television Network
The series premiered to an audience of 9.4 million viewers on Wednesday, winning its time period in Adults 18-49, children 2-11 and children 6-11.

[09/20/07 - 04:49 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Launches "The Sarah Silverman Program" Web Site
Each week, the site will feature users favorite show clips, as well as new, exclusive videos made especially for the web as well as via mobile phone video.

[09/20/07 - 04:13 PM]
AMC Renews Mad Men for a Second Season
"AMC's first foray into original scripted series has been a success right out of the gate," said Rob Sorcher, Executive Vice President programming and production for AMC.

[09/20/07 - 03:07 PM]
Television Without Pity's 'TV BigshoT.com' Attracts Bigshot Advertisers
TVBigshot.com - sponsored by two key advertisers, CBS and the presenting sponsor, AT&T - is a game that allows players to create, name and program their own fantasy television networks.

[09/20/07 - 03:06 PM]
Bravo Starts Production on New Docu-Drama 'Manhattan Moms'
"[The series] is a fly-on-the-wall glimpse into the privileged lives of New York's wealthy socialites," said Bravo's Frances Berwick.

[09/20/07 - 03:05 PM]
NBC.com Premieres Two Original Productions This Fall
NBC.com today announced the premiere date of October 2nd for its first original production series "Coastal Dreams" and September 24th for its animated comedy series "Pale Force."

[09/20/07 - 01:52 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group and Aol Sign Unprecedented Deal to Bring ABC's Primetime Line-Up to Aol Video
Generally, four episodes per series will be available at any given time.

[09/20/07 - 01:10 PM]
The Premiere of "Kid Nation" Wins Its Time Period in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 19.

[09/20/07 - 10:37 AM]
The L Word Lands on Logo
The cable channel will begin the show's off-network run in the summer of 2008.

[09/20/07 - 10:36 AM]
CBS Radio News Offers Audio Editions of Entire "60 Minutes" Programs on Itunes Podcasts
Audio podcasts will be available every Sunday at 11:00 PM ET on Apple iTunes, CBSNews.com and CBS Radio News affiliate websites.

[09/20/07 - 10:35 AM]
Showtime, Lionsgate and Spitfire Pictures Partner on New Untitles High School Musical Documentary
The film "captures the drama, both on stage and off, when three Southern Indiana high schools spend tens of thousands of dollars on their musical productions in order to compete for admission to the prestigious International Thespian Festival."

[09/20/07 - 10:33 AM]
NBC's "Saturday Night Live" Returns for Its 33rd Season September 29
LeBron James and musical guest Kanye West to open the season with Seth Rogen & Spoon on October 6 and Jon Bon Jovi & Foo Fighters on October 13.

[09/20/07 - 10:32 AM]
Bravo & NBC Sports Team Up to Present 'Football Foodies'
The blog features recipes created specifically for each "Sunday Night Football" match-up by "Top Chef" contestants.

[09/19/07 - 04:23 PM]
TV Land Celebrates Family Day with Dinnertime Blackout on September 24
TV Land will pre-empt regularly-scheduled programming and "go dark" on September 24 from 6pm to 7pm (ET/PT) to encourage families to dine together.

[09/19/07 - 04:22 PM]
Delta Burke and Andrea Roth Star in "Bridal Fever," an Original Movie for Hallmark Channel Which Has Begun Production in Toronto for Air in 2008
The original movie has begun production in Toronto, Canada for air on Hallmark Channel in 2008.

[09/19/07 - 04:20 PM]
The "Four Fathers of Comedy" Touch Down Sunday, September 23, on Fox
Homer Simpson, Hank Hill, Peter Griffin and Stan Smith - throw some Hail Marys with their "picks" for this Sunday's NFL games.

[09/19/07 - 04:20 PM]
Monday Night Football: ESPN's Highest Rating of 2007
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 18.

[09/19/07 - 02:52 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel to Host the "2007 American Music Awards" Live on Abc, Sunday, November 18
"I am thrilled to return as host of the '2007 American Music Awards,'" said Kimmel. "This is my fourth time hosting. My intent is to break Glen Campbell's all-time record of five. And his hip."

[09/19/07 - 02:50 PM]
ABC Entertainment Senior Vice Presidents to Co-Head Alternative Series, Specials and Late-Night
In their new capacity, Saade and Dummer will jointly oversee development, current and production for ABC's alternative series, with Mr. Saade focusing more on development and Ms. Dummer more on current and specials.

[09/19/07 - 02:47 PM]
The CBS Mobile Network Unveils Its 2007-2008 Season Program Lineup on V Cast Mobile TV from Verizon Wireless
This season's programming lineup will feature the additions of new CBS series THE BIG BANG THEORY, KID NATION, VIVA LAUGHLIN and MOONLIGHT, as well as returning series HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, SHARK, THE UNIT and THE PRICE IS RIGHT.

[09/19/07 - 02:46 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 18 episode.

[09/19/07 - 02:42 PM]
NBC and Nissan Extend Partnership with 'NBC Premiere Week Nissan Rogue Giveaway' - Five Nissan Rogues Will Be Given Away Each Night During Premiere Week Starting September 24
Said promotion will run next week during "Heroes" (Monday), "The Biggest Loser" (Tuesday), "Bionic Woman" (Wednesday), "The Office" (Thursday) and "Las Vegas" (Friday).

[09/19/07 - 02:40 PM]
'The Singing Bee' Buzzes Along with Top-Notch Musical Guests and Exciting New Twists with the Season Premiere Episode Airing Tuesday, October 2
The Peacock confirms our previous report about its move to Tuesdays at 8:00/7:00c as well as its upcoming theme episodes.

[09/19/07 - 02:30 PM]
New Show Teaches Guys How to Keep Their Cool - and Get the Girl
The new MTV series "The Gamekillers" follows "unsuspecting guys on dates with beautiful girls and pits them against a variety of characters engineered to test their game."

[09/19/07 - 12:07 PM]
24 Resets the Clock for Season Seven with Two-Night Premiere Event Sunday, JaN. 13, and Monday, JaN. 14, on Fox
Plus: FOX will continue to air all originals all season into June.

[09/19/07 - 10:41 AM]
NBC.com to Offer Users Free, Ad-Supported Downloads of Popular Shows
The list of programs available at launch will include "Heroes," "The Office," "Life," "Bionic Woman," "30 Rock," "Friday Night Lights," "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno."

[09/19/07 - 10:39 AM]
USA Network Picks Up Hit Series 'Psych' for Third Season
"We are thrilled to bring 'Psych' back for a third season," said USA's Jeff Wachtel. "The series has been a critical and ratings sensation since it premiered last summer and continues to gain new viewers and grow its fan-base."

[09/19/07 - 10:39 AM]
Myspace and MTV Announce Details of First Presidential Candidate Dialogue with John Edwards
The inaugural event will take place on Thursday, September 27, at 12:00 pm ET on the University of New Hampshire campus.

[09/19/07 - 10:38 AM]
The Finale of "Big Brother 8" Delivers Its Highest Adult 18-34 Rating of the Season and Matches Its Best Adult 18-49 and Adult 25-54 Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 18.

[09/19/07 - 10:37 AM]
The American Theatre Wing's 62nd Annual Tony Awards(R) to Be Broadcast in a Three-Hour Ceremony Live from Radio City Music Hall, Sunday, June 15 on the CBS Television Network
The TONY AWARDS(R), presented by the American Theatre Wing and the League of American Theatres and Producers, have been broadcast on CBS since 1978.

[09/19/07 - 10:36 AM]
Evel Prevails as "Evel" Dick Donato Wins "Big Brother 8" and the Grand Prize $500,000!!
CBS details the winner of "Big Brother 8."

[09/18/07 - 06:01 PM]
NBC Ranks #1 in 18-49 for the Primetime Week of SepT. 10-16
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 10-16.

[09/18/07 - 06:00 PM]
Media Personality Egypt Joins the 'Maury' Show This Fall as a Special Correspondent
Egypt is best known as the co-host of New York City's Power 105.1 FM's morning show.

[09/18/07 - 04:19 PM]
It's a Bright Day for It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, September 13.

[09/18/07 - 12:09 PM]
Del Rey to Publish Novel Heroes: Saving Charlie, Based on NBC's Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Nominated Hit Series Heroes and Its Japanese Time Traveler "Hiro"
The Aury Wallington-penned original novel will track the relationship between characters Hiro Nakamura (Masi Oka) and Charlie (Jayma Mays).

[09/18/07 - 12:08 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of September 10, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 10-16.

[09/18/07 - 12:08 PM]
See the World Through Sarah's Eyes Comedy Central Home Entertainment(R) Releases "The Sarah Silverman Program" DVD Hitting Stores on Tuesday, October 2
Bonus material features musical performances, karaoke sing-a-long and audio commentary from the entire cast.

[09/18/07 - 12:07 PM]
The Animated Housemates Are Back with All-New Episodes of "Drawn Together" on Comedy Central(R)
Plus: Rebecca Romijn makes a special guest voice appearance as "Charlotte," a spider whose unnatural relationship with Spanky becomes an obsession in the "Charlotte's Web of Lies" episode.

[09/18/07 - 12:06 PM]
Grab Some Snacks, Maybe Some Tissues (You Know Why) and Let "Drawn Together" Soothe What's Left of Your SouL. "Drawn Together: Season Two - Extended & Uncensored" DVD Hits Stores on Tuesday, September 25
Bonus features include "a karaoke sing-along, behind-the-scenes interview, audio commentary and potentially annoying commentary on commentary."

[09/18/07 - 12:05 PM]
MrS. America Competition Premieres on We TV Friday, September 21st at 8pm ET/PT
Hosting this year's pageant extravaganza is actor Alan Thicke known for his role on "Growing Pains" and reality star Omarosa Stallworth of "The Apprentice."

[09/18/07 - 09:54 AM]
NBC and Universal Media Studios Sign Golden Globe and Sag Nominee Lauren Graham ('The Gilmore Girls,' 'Evan Almighty') to New Series Development Deal
"I've been pursuing her aggressively for the past several years after her outstanding work on 'Gilmore Girls,'" said NBC's Marc Hirschfeld. "She truly is a gifted television comedy star and we are thrilled to have her back on NBC."

[09/17/07 - 04:42 PM]
Sunday Night Football Beats Emmys
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 16.







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[10/31/14 - 03:43 PM]
TNT Greenlights High-Octane Drama "Agent X," Starring Jeff Hephner, Sharon Stone and Gerald McRaney
The network has ordered 10 episodes for the first season of the series, with plans to launch in the second half of 2015.

[10/31/14 - 03:27 PM]
NBC Passes on Back Nine for "Bad Judge," "A to Z"
Said development will spell the end of both series after 13 episodes.

[10/31/14 - 02:08 PM]
The Season Premiere of "Mom" Delivers Series High Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 12:55 PM]
ABC to Air Charles Schulz' Animated Classic, "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," Wednesday, November 26
A special bonus cartoon from Charles M. Schulz, "This Is America, Charlie Brown: The Mayflower Voyagers," will air with the Peanuts classic.

[10/31/14 - 12:43 PM]
"Northmen - A Viking Saga" Acquired for Distribution and Premium Pay TV Deal with Starz
The film is directed by Claudio Fäh and produced by Ralph S. Dietrich.

[10/31/14 - 12:38 PM]
FOX Premieres: 30-Day Multi-Platform Totals
FOX further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
Iggy Azalea to Perform at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
She joins a star-studded lineup of previously announced must-see performers including 5 Seconds of Summer, Charli XCX, Mary J. Blige, Fergie, Lorde, One Direction, Sam Smith and the evening's host, Pitbull.

[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
PBS to Air Second Season of Shine International's Boisterous Sitcom "Vicious" Stateside, Summer 2015
Following a re-commission by UK broadcaster ITV, the series will return with Freddie (Sir Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Sir Derek Jacobi) delivering more biting remarks, snide comments and cruel asides.

[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC Beats CBS' Thursday Night Premieres to Win the Opening Night Of the November Sweep for the 2nd Straight Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
Global Mystery Solved: Investigation Discovery Did It!
Since Investigation Discovery debuted in February 2008, it has been one of the fastest-growing networks in U.S. cable television and has seen a parallel growth track internationally.

[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R) Nominated Film "Do the Right Thing" with Special Introduction by Critically Acclaimed Lead Actress Rosie Perez
On Saturday, November 1, USA Network will air the Spike Lee film, that sparked a national dialogue more than two decades ago about racial tension in America and which still remains relevant today.

[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
Death-Defying Stunts and Famous Cars Take Center Stage in Two New Original Reality Series
"Extreme Escapes" (Saturday, November 29) and "Screen Machines" (Tuesday, December 2) are both on tap at ReelzChannel in the coming weeks.

[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.