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[09/28/07 - 06:53 PM]
Development Update: Week of September 24-28
Updates include: David DiGilio confirms the end of ABC's "Traveler," Joseph Fiennes to topline Ryan Murphy's FX pilot, NBC orders new anthology series and ABC commits to six episodes of a new Zak Penn drama.

[09/28/07 - 06:15 PM]
Spike TV Announces New Slate of Original, Non-Scripted Pilots
The pilots in development feature "deadly warriors, treasure hunters, a scientific exploration of death, terror survival tips and an elaborate, high-octane hoax."

[09/28/07 - 11:35 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Pits Best Friends Against Each Other in Pick-Up of Canadian Series "Kenny VS. Spenny" Created by and Starring Kenny Hotz and Spencer Rice
"South Park's" Matt Stone and Trey Parker will executive produce the new season, which premieres Wednesday, November 14.

[09/28/07 - 11:26 AM]
Quick Take for Thursday, September 27, 2007 (Based on Live + Same Day Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 27

[09/28/07 - 11:25 AM]
Mo'Nique to Guest Star on ABC's "Ugly Betty"
She'll play L'Amanda, the weekend Mode receptionist who's got a thing for Henry (Christopher Gorham).

[09/28/07 - 10:34 AM]
Thursday Ratings: Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 27.

[09/27/07 - 06:03 PM]
NBC Owned-And-Operated Television Stations and Warner BroS. Domestic Television Distribution Extend Long-Term Programming Partnership
The deals cover the two-year pickup of a new talk show hosted by Bonnie Hunt, as well as extensions of "Extra" through 2012 and "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" through 2011.

[09/27/07 - 06:02 PM]
Mila Eliminated from "America's Next Top Model" on the Cw
The CW details the latest "America's Next Top Model" elimination.

[09/27/07 - 04:15 PM]
America's Next Top Model Stays Fierce, Winning Its Time Period and Building Over Last Week and Year Ago
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 26.

[09/27/07 - 01:46 PM]
Sci Fi Orders New Seasons of Hits 'Eureka' and 'Destination Truth'
"Eureka" will begin production on a third season in Vancouver early next year for a summer 2008 premiere while "Truth" will also return in 2008 with six new episodes.

[09/27/07 - 01:08 PM]
VH1 Celebrates Hip Hop Throughout October with a Slate of All-New Series, Documentaries, Movies and Specials
"Bridging The Gap," "Rags To Riches," "The Salt -N- Pepa Show" and "Gotti's Way" are among the newcomers set to bow next month.

[09/27/07 - 11:48 AM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, September 26, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 26.

[09/27/07 - 11:35 AM]
'Bionic Woman' and 'Life' Are Powerful Wednesday Winners in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 26.

[09/27/07 - 11:35 AM]
Kid Nation Beats "Dancing with the Stars," FOX Comedies and NBC Game Show in Adults 18-34
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 26.

[09/27/07 - 10:59 AM]
It's BacK. Bravo's 'Project Runway' Returns Wednesday, November 14 at 10 PM ET/PT
Returning to the runway, host supermodel Heidi Klum heads a panel of industry luminaries, including judges Michael Kors, top women's and men's wear designer and Nina Garcia, Elle magazine fashion director, as they decide who is "in" and who is "out."

[09/27/07 - 09:24 AM]
Encore Episodes of Big Easy Cop Drama "K-Ville" to Air on Fridays, SepT. 28 and OcT. 5, on Fox
FOX confirms our previous report about "K-Ville" repeats airing this Friday and next.

[09/27/07 - 09:23 AM]
The Next Great American Band Rocks Friday Nights with Three Special Two-Hour Episodes Starting with the Series Premiere Friday, OcT. 19 on Fox
Plus: Hiatused newcomer "Nashville" will apparently return on Friday, November 9.

[09/26/07 - 06:01 PM]
I Want to Look Like a High School Cheerleader Again Premieres Saturday, October 6 at 8:30 PM ET/PT
For ten weeks, Jay Johnson and his wife Lin, along with host Jenn Brown, "work to revive the athletic prowess of ten former high school cheerleaders and transform their lives with the help of a tough Army-style fitness regimen."

[09/26/07 - 04:33 PM]
NBC's 'The Biggest Loser' Puts Trainers Bob Harper, Kim Lyons and Jillian Michaels to the Test on Tuesday, October 2 in Series' New Timeslot of 8:30-10:00 P.M. Et
The "Biggest Loser" contestants have lost a combined total of 448 lbs. in just the first three episodes of the new season.

[09/26/07 - 02:45 PM]
VH1 Searches for 'America's Most Smartest Model' Starting Sunday, October 7 at 9 PM*
Plus: The first episode of "America's Most Smartest Model" will be available on VH1.com beginning Monday, October 1.

[09/26/07 - 02:45 PM]
Gee, Wally!! TV Land Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Leave It to Beaver with 24 Hour On-Air Salute Beginning Saturday, October 6th
The marathon includes the rarely-seen 1957 pilot entitled "It's a Small World."

[09/26/07 - 02:43 PM]
The CW's "Reaper" Debuts by Building on Its Lead-In and Delivering Time Period Growth in Key Demos
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 25.

[09/26/07 - 02:38 PM]
'NBC Sunday Night Football' Is the #1 Program of the Week of SepT. 17-23, Giving 'Snf' the Top Spot for a Third Straight Week
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 17-23.

[09/26/07 - 02:35 PM]
NBC's Controversial New Live Competition Series 'Phenomenon' -- the Search for the Next Great Mentalist Featuring Criss Angel and Uri Geller -- to Premiere Wednesday October 24
The newcomer will premiere on Wednesday, October 24 (8-9 p.m. ET) airing its five-week run Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET, with a special two-hour live episode on Halloween night, October 31 (8-10 p.m. ET).

[09/26/07 - 11:27 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, September 25, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 25.

[09/26/07 - 11:22 AM]
Who's the Biggest Baddest Daddy on Your Television Block? NBC Wants to Know with Announcement of New Family-Friendly Competition Series, 'My Dad Is Better Than Your Dad'
The eight-episode series will see dads compete in "a series of unique stunt-driven challenges."

[09/26/07 - 10:32 AM]
Cane Raises CBS's Best Series Premiere in the Time Period Since 1999
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 25.

[09/25/07 - 06:14 PM]
Who Will Finally Rock Bret's World???
The "Rock of Love with Bret Michaels" season finale premieres Sunday, September 30 at 9:00/8:00c on VH1.

[09/25/07 - 05:59 PM]
ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown Continues to Grow Its Audience - Up 11% in '07
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 24.

[09/25/07 - 05:58 PM]
George Lopez Gets Red, White and Blue on His All-New Comedy Album "George Lopez: America's Mexican" Will Be Released by Comedy Central Records(R) Digitally on Tuesday, September 25
The CD will be available for download to own from iTunes and other major download sites two weeks before it's available for purchase in stores nationwide.

[09/25/07 - 05:57 PM]
The Colbert Report Names Allison Silverman to Executive Producer Post
"Allison is a rare combination of funny, kind, and intelligent. Unfortunately, in her new job two of those have got to go," said Colbert.

[09/25/07 - 04:43 PM]
FOX's 'Nashville' Gets Early Exit
Repeats of fellow newcomer "K-Ville" will now fill the Friday, 9:00/8:00c hour for the next two weeks with the network's MLB coverage as previously announced on October 12.

[09/25/07 - 03:34 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of September 17, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 17-23.

[09/25/07 - 03:33 PM]
The Eagles to Perform on "The 41st Annual Cma Awards"
This marks the first performance by the Eagles on the CMA Awards, although the band is no stranger to "Country Music's Biggest Night.(TM)"

[09/25/07 - 03:32 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, September 24, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 24.

[09/25/07 - 03:28 PM]
CBS Places a Strong Second in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 on the First Monday of the 2007-2008 Season
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, September 24.

[09/25/07 - 03:27 PM]
Gospel Greats Kirk Franklin, Mary Mary and Bebe Winans Join BET in Their Nationwide Search for the Next Best Gospel Singer in New Original Series 'Sunday Best' Premiering Tuesday, October 2 at 8:00 P.M.*
BET has tapped gospel superstars Kirk Franklin, Mary Mary and BeBe Winans to help find the next great gospel artist in the new original series "Sunday Best."

[09/25/07 - 03:24 PM]
'Heroes' Returns as Monday's #1 Show in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, September 24.

[09/25/07 - 03:21 PM]
CBS Wins the Final Week of the 2006-2007 Broadcast Year in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 17-23.

[09/25/07 - 03:21 PM]
Welcome to MTV's "Pageant Place" - Where Being Beautiful Isn't Always Pretty
The eight-episode series follows Miss Universe(R) Riyo Mori, Miss USA(R) Rachel Smith and Miss Teen USA(R) Katie Blair as they reign and live together for one year in a New York City high-rise apartment.

[09/25/07 - 09:40 AM]
Catch Up on the Emmy Award-Winning "30 Rock" When Bravo Airs Mini-Marathon
The six episode mini-marathon airs on Sunday, September 30th from 1:00 - 4:00 PM ET/PT.

[09/24/07 - 05:54 PM]
Emmy(R) Award Winner Genie Francis Stars in 'The Note' a Hallmark Original Movie Premiering December 8
Ted McGinley and Rick Roberts also star in the project, which will air during the holiday season.

[09/24/07 - 05:52 PM]
Emmy(R) Nominee Gail O'Grady Is Looking for the Perfect Man and Is Bringing the Nation Along for the Ride in 'All I Want for Christmas,' a Hallmark Original Movie Premiering December 1
Greg Germann and Robert Mailhouse also star in the film, which "suggests that what we wish for the most is often closer than we imagine."

[09/24/07 - 05:50 PM]
FOX Reality Channel Concludes the Controversial Original Series, "Solitary 2.0" with This Year's Most Unique Reality "Union" Special
"Solitary 2.0" will air its dramatic season finale on September 29 at 11PM ET/8PM PT.

[09/24/07 - 05:49 PM]
The CW Tops NBC and FOX in Adults 18-49 and Viewers
The CW spins the numbers for Friday, September 21.

[09/24/07 - 05:49 PM]
Bolivian President Evo Morales to Appear on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" Tuesday, September 25 at 11:00 P.M.
The visit by President Morales marks the second time a sitting head of state has appeared on "The Daily Show."

[09/24/07 - 05:48 PM]
Emmy(R) Award-Winner Tony Bennett Performs with His Band and Sits Down with Stephen Colbert on "The Colbert Report" Wednesday, September 26 at 11:30 P.M. ET/PT
Bennett will perform with his band and sit down with Colbert to discuss his tome The Ultimate American Songbook.

[09/24/07 - 04:27 PM]
Comedy Central(R) and National Lampoon Agree to Multi-Picture, First Window Film Package
The deal includes "National Lampoon's Bag Boy," "National Lampoon's Ratko: The Dictator's Son" and National Lampoon's 301: The Legend of Awesomest Maximus Wallace Leonidas."

[09/24/07 - 04:25 PM]
Season Two of Aaron Mcgruder's the Boondocks Premieres on Adult Swim
Busta Rhymes, Cedric the Entertainer, Snoop Dogg, Mos Def and Aisha Tyler are all set to lend their voices to the show's second season.

[09/24/07 - 02:43 PM]
Moonlight On-Air Promo to Feature Exclusive Sneak Peek to Celine Dion's Highly Anticipated New Album, "Taking Chances"
In addition to the on air-promo, immediately following the series premiere of MOONLIGHT, CBS will air a one minute sneak-peek of upcoming episodes.







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ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 29.

[09/30/14 - 02:18 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 02:04 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 01:22 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 01:02 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 01:01 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:59 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:55 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:20 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:14 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:13 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:09 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:08 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 11:53 AM]
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