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[10/01/07 - 06:21 PM]
NBC Announces Production Deal with Power and Universal Media Studios for New Hour-Long Series Version of Classic Adventure 'Robinson Crusoe'
Justin Bodle, Founder and CEO of Power, said: "This deal is the first for nearly 40 years where a leading British producer has received an order directly from a U.S. network."

[10/01/07 - 06:20 PM]
Golden Globe Nominee Laura Leighton to Star in "Daniel's Daughter," a Touching Original Movie Now in Production in Toronto for Air on Hallmark Channel
The film has begun production in Toronto, Canada, to premiere on Hallmark Channel in January 2008.

[10/01/07 - 06:19 PM]
FOX Reality Channel to Air the Us Premiere of Controversial Uk Reality Show, "There's Something About Miriam"
The network will debut the controversial hit series on October 31 as a special sneak preview.

[10/01/07 - 06:17 PM]
What's So Funny 'Bout Aliens in America?
The show's main title will feature a new version of the Nick Lowe song "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding."

[10/01/07 - 01:22 PM]
Sci Fi Channel to Announce Winner of the First-Ever Eureka $mart House Energy Efficiency Challenge on the Tuesday, October 2 Season Finale of Eureka
The public affairs initiative will award the grand prize winner with an energy-efficiency home makeover worth up to $25,000.

[10/01/07 - 01:18 PM]
Val Kilmer, Steve Zahn and Rachel Griffiths Star in "Comanche Moon," a New Six-Hour Mini-Series, Based on the Book by Larry Mcmurtry, That Is the Prequel to the Bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Book, Lonesome Dove, to Be Broadcast DeC. 30, JaN. 1 and JaN. 2 on the CBS Television Network
The six-hour mini-series also stars Karl Urban, Linda Cardellini, Elizabeth Banks and Wes Studi.

[10/01/07 - 01:17 PM]
Movies Rock a New Entertainment Special Celebrating the Powerful Relationship Between Music and Film, Will Be Broadcast DeC. 7 on the CBS Television Network
The two-hour live event celebrates "every dimension of music's leading role in moviemaking, from singing starlets to scene-stealing rappers, to directors whose indelible musical tastes redefine the way we listen to music and watch films."

[10/01/07 - 01:14 PM]
Debmar-Mercury Partners with Tom Green to Bring His Ground Breaking Internet Talk Show to Broadcast TV
Debmar-Mercury will be making the series immediately available to a select group of stations for a test run before offering it widely.

[10/01/07 - 01:14 PM]
Amber Tamblyn Stars in "The Russell Girl," a New "Hallmark Hall of Fame" Presentation, Which Has Begun Production in Toronto for Broadcast on the CBS Television Network
Academy Award nominee and Tony Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, two-time Tony Award winner Jennifer Ehle, Tim DeKay and Henry Czerny also star.

[10/01/07 - 11:28 AM]
Eddie Cibrian to Guest Star on "Samantha Who?" and "Dirty Sexy Money" This Fall
He'll play a love interest for Christina Applegate on the former and the "wildly irresistible third ex-husband" of Natalie Zea's character on the latter.

[10/01/07 - 11:25 AM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, September 30, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 30.

[10/01/07 - 10:28 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Orders Fourth Season of "Mind of Mencia"
The fourth season of "Mind of Mencia," which is executive produced and created by Mencia and Emmy Award-winning Robert Morton, will premiere in the spring of '08.

[10/01/07 - 10:27 AM]
Lil' Bush Signs-On for a Second Term with Comedy Central(R)
The new season is set to premiere in spring 2008 with ten new episodes.

[10/01/07 - 10:17 AM]
VH1 Premieres 'I Love New York 2' on Monday, October 8 at 9pm*
An exclusive sneak peek of this season's premiere episode will be available on VH1's VOD offering across various cable providers, beginning today.

[10/01/07 - 10:08 AM]
Cold Case, "Shark" and "60 Minutes" Post Increases Over Premiere Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 30.

[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.

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[10/27/16 - 10:00 AM]
"Bones: The Final Chapter" to Premiere Tuesday, January 3, on FOX
The 12-episode run will celebrate the inventive series and bring the storylines of Brennan (Emily Deschanel), Booth (David Boreanaz) and the Jeffersonian-FBI team to a close, allowing the show's loyal fans to say goodbye to these indelible characters.

[10/27/16 - 09:23 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Delivers Big for FOX
The network's coverage of Game 2 is up 36% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[10/27/16 - 09:19 AM]
World Series Game 2 Posts 11.3 Overnight Rating, Drives FOX to Primetime Victory for Second Consecutive Night
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 26.

[10/27/16 - 08:52 AM]
TV One's "Rickey Smiley for Real" Returns for a Third Season, Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 8 P.M. ET
While Rickey Smiley continues to struggle to maintain his sanity by juggling his hectic business, family and personal schedules, the show will also follow the hilarity and hi-jinx of his family and co-workers.

[10/27/16 - 08:16 AM]
Disney Channel Sees Future in Spin-Off of "That's So Raven"
As the pilot story goes, Raven is now a divorced mother to two pre-teen kids (a son and daughter), one of whom has inherited her ability to catch glimpses of the future.

[10/27/16 - 07:38 AM]
James Bay, Fifth Harmony, The Chainsmokers and Halsey, and Carlos Vives with Shakira to Perform at the "2016 American Music Awards(R)"
They join previously announced performers Lady Gaga, Green Day, Bruno Mars, Twenty One Pilots, and "The American Music Award of Merit" honoree and performer Sting.

[10/27/16 - 07:00 AM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" to Broadcast Two Live Shows During Election Week on CBS
On Monday, November 7, Stephen Colbert will be joined by Don Cheadle, Katherine Waterston and musical guest Drive-By Truckers.

[10/26/16 - 03:23 PM]
Lifetime Partners with "The View" for Primetime Event Program, "The View Live Election Special"
The special will feature "The View's" co-hosts from their set with a live studio audience, election-themed Hot Topics, interactive election activities and up-to-the-minute results from key battleground states.

[10/26/16 - 02:01 PM]
Freeform Says Farewell to "Pretty Little Liars" with an Exclusive One-Hour Tell-All Following the Series Finale
Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell and Sasha Pieterse, as well as executive producer I. Marlene King, will sit down for an hour long unbarred and uncensored tell-all after show.

[10/26/16 - 01:31 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Poster and New "Presidential" Teaser for Stephen Colbert's Live Election Night Special
On election night, Colbert will be reacting in real-time to the election results as the state by state returns come in, making it the perfect election night destination for people who want to see all the latest news, without actually having to watch the news.

[10/26/16 - 12:45 PM]
New Comedy "The Mick," Starring Kaitlin Olson, to Premiere Sunday, January 1, After NFL Doubleheader, on FOX
The series will then regularly air Tuesday nights following "New Girl."

[10/26/16 - 11:42 AM]
Samantha Bee Interviews Her First Male President, Barack Obama
Said installment of "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" airs Monday, October 31 at 10:30/9:30c on TBS.

[10/26/16 - 11:00 AM]
Starz Adds Michael Nyqvist, Nazanin Boniadi, Nicholas Pinnock and Sara Serraiocco to Spy Thriller "Counterpart"
The espionage thriller with a metaphysical twist also stars Oscar(R) winner J.K. Simmons, Olivia Williams and Harry Lloyd.

[10/26/16 - 10:32 AM]
Weinstein Television's Epic Scripted Event Series "Waco," Lands on Spike TV
Previously announced in August, the six-part event series is based on the harrowing true story of the 1993 FBI siege of a religious sect in Waco, Texas that resulted in the deadly shoot out and fire.

[10/26/16 - 10:32 AM]
"Broad City" Original Series Soundtrack Available Friday, October 28 via Milan Records in Association with Comedy Central Records
The album artwork and packaging is designed by artist Mike Perry, who is also the creator of the animated show opener for "Broad City," and features an insert with spliff-rolling instructions.