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[10/17/07 - 08:15 PM]
The CW's 'Online Nation' First to Get the Axe
Just 580,000 viewers tuned into "Nation's" October 14 broadcast, making it the least-watched program on network television last week.

[10/17/07 - 02:53 PM]
Turner Issues Return Dates for 'Saving Grace,' 'Closer' & '10 Items'
A two-hour "The Closer" special, comprised of the final two installments from its third season, has been booked for Monday, December 3 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/17/07 - 01:19 PM]
VH1 Rock Doc 'Amazing Journey: The Story of the Who' Premieres Commercial Free on Vh1, Saturday, November 3 at 9pm*
The special will be simulcast on VH1 Classic and will run commercial free on MHD: Music High-Definition, MTV Network's high-definition music channel.

[10/17/07 - 01:17 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Henry Schleiff Featured in Two New "Watch with Me" Spots to Air OcT. 23 and 29
Schleiff will be seen in two brief segments introducing two popular movies which have been designated "Watch With Me" events.

[10/17/07 - 01:16 PM]
Hallmark Channel Signs Applebee's as First-Ever Sponsor of a "Watch with Me" Initiative
In addition, Hallmark Channel has teamed with Cable in the Classroom on a special "Watch With Me" multi-dimensional presentation of its original movie "You've Got A Friend."

[10/17/07 - 01:15 PM]
The CW's "Reaper" Builds Momentum, Scoring Double-Digit Week-To-Week Gains
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 16.

[10/17/07 - 01:14 PM]
Frank Lucas, the Real Life 'American Gangster,' Shares His Story for the First Time Ever on This Season of BET's Critically Acclaimed Series 'American Gangster' Premiering Wednesday, October 31 at 10pm*
"I wanted to be rich. I wanted to be Donald Trump rich," Lucas, 75, said during an interview for the episode. "And so help me God, I made it."

[10/17/07 - 12:58 PM]
MTV's Crowns the "Celebrity Rap Superstar" During Season Finale on Thursday, October 18 at 10pm Et/PT... Will It Be Shar Jackson Or Kendra Wilkinson?
Plus: All celebrity contestants will be back on stage together to celebrate with one final rhyme.

[10/17/07 - 12:57 PM]
Telemundo Novela Star Miguel Varoni Guest Stars on NBC's "My Name Is Earl"
The Colombian actor will appear in the episode titled "Creative Writing," where he takes on the role of Catalina's childhood sweetheart, Javier, who re-surfaces in her life in a very colorful way.

[10/17/07 - 12:55 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, October 16, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 16.

[10/17/07 - 12:54 PM]
More Star Power Added to "The 41st Annual Cma Awards"
Reba McEntire, LeAnn Rimes, Rodney Atkins, Miranda Lambert and Taylor Swift have been added to the list of performers.

[10/17/07 - 10:25 AM]
The Most Exciting Watercooler Television from Your Favorite Bravo Shows Will Be Featured in "20 Most Outrageous Bravo Moments," a Special to Air in February
Viewers are invited to visit www.BravoTV.com to vote for their favorite Bravo moment.

[10/17/07 - 09:36 AM]
Ncis and "The Unit" Hit Season Highs in Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 16.

[10/17/07 - 09:21 AM]
The Trainers Leave the Gym in "Work Out: Trainer's Day Off"
The half-hour special, hosted by Andy Cohen, premieres Wednesday, October 24 at 9:30/8:30c on Bravo.

[10/17/07 - 08:05 AM]
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Premieres Monday, January 14, on Fox
Plus: FOX confirms "Prison Break" will air its "winter finale" on December 17 before returning on Monday, April 14.

[10/16/07 - 10:10 PM]
FOX Renews 'Nightmares,' Halts 'New Amsterdam'
"Nightmares," a pseudo spin-off of "Hell's Kitchen," will return for at least 10 new episodes sometime in 2008.

[10/16/07 - 05:01 PM]
FOX to Pair 'Sarah Connor,' '24' Come January
Josh Friedman, the creator of "The Sarah Connor Chronicles," has confirmed to the site the series will premiere Monday, January 14 at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[10/16/07 - 03:04 PM]
The Debut Television Performance of the Spice Girls, and Performances by Grammy Award-Winning Recording Artists Kanye West and Seal, Will Be Featured on "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show," Tuesday, DeC. 4
Plus: Kanye West will open the show.

[10/16/07 - 03:03 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, October 15, 2007 (National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 15.

[10/16/07 - 02:10 PM]
NBC Places Four Shows in the Week's Top 10 in Primetime's Key Demo of Adults 18-49, with 'Heroes,' 'Law & Order: Svu,' 'The Office' and 'NBC Sunday Night Football'
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 8-14.

[10/16/07 - 02:10 PM]
CBS Completes a Trifecta in Week Three
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 8-14.

[10/16/07 - 01:13 PM]
Hallmark Channel Continues Top 10 Ratings Streak
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of October 8-14.

[10/16/07 - 01:12 PM]
'Bravo to Go' Nominated by National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in Newly-Announced Emmy Category
The 59th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy(R) Awards will be handed out at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on January 7, 2008.

[10/16/07 - 12:42 PM]
TV Guide Announces Nominees in 18 Categories for the Online Video Awards
Webisode nominees include "Jericho," "Lost," "Heroes" and "Ghost Whisperer" for drama and "The Office," "Psych," "30 Rock" and "Monk" for comedy.

[10/16/07 - 12:40 PM]
Two and a Half Men, "Rules of Engagement" and "Csi: Miami" Post Week-To-Week in Growth in All Key Measures
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 15.

[10/16/07 - 12:21 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 8, 2007 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 8-14.

[10/16/07 - 12:19 PM]
Jamie Foxx Joins Rascal Flatts for Performance on "The 41st Annual Cma Awards"
Also set to perform: Big & Rich, Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Eagles, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, George Strait, Sugarland, Josh Turner, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban.

[10/16/07 - 12:18 PM]
School's Out and Work Is in Session on BET's First Reality Spin-Off 'College Hill: Interns' Premiering, Tuesday, October 23 at 10pm*
This season, a cast of 10 students and recent graduates will receive the opportunity of a lifetime to intern for some of the world's biggest companies in the windy city of Chicago.

[10/16/07 - 12:17 PM]
Spike TV's 'Scream 2007' Takes Over the World!!
The special, which tapes October 19 at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, premieres on Tuesday, October 23 (10:00 PM-Midnight, ET/PT).

[10/16/07 - 09:02 AM]
Sci Fi Channel and G4 to Share Off-Net Cable Rights to "Lost"
The deal gives both G4 and SCI FI rights to existing episodes of "Lost," which the networks will debut in primetime in fall 2008, extending through all six seasons of the series.

[10/15/07 - 04:38 PM]
Frank Caliendo Brings Hilarious Impressions of Celebrities and Newsmakers to TBS in a New Late-Night Sketch Comedy Series Frank TV
FRANK TV is slated to premiere Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 11 p.m. (ET/PT) and run for eight, half-hour episodes.

[10/15/07 - 04:38 PM]
Starz Launches New Hd Movie Networks
The three new channels are high definition East Coast feeds of the Starz Comedy, Starz Edge, and Starz Kids & Family.

[10/15/07 - 04:37 PM]
Lifetime Networks Launches Its Largest Multi-Platform 'Every Woman Counts'
The unprecedented Coalition will "reach and connect millions of women nationwide in efforts to get a record number of women to register and vote, to ensure that issues important to women are central to the national dialogue and to encourage women to run for elected office at all levels."

[10/15/07 - 04:36 PM]
GSN 'Scares' Up Its Schedule on Wednesday, October 31 to Include Special Halloween-Themed Episodes of 'Super Password,' 'Family Feud' and 'Whammy!'
GSN will be handing out treats throughout the day on Wednesday, October 31 when it features special Halloween-themed episodes of some of the network's most popular game shows.

[10/15/07 - 04:35 PM]
Sacramento Hosts the 2nd Annual Citywide Competition of GSN's 'National Vocabulary Championship' Thursday, November 15th
The National Vocabulary Championship is an educational initiative conceived by GSN (Game Show Network) and its NVC educational partner, The Princeton Review.

[10/15/07 - 04:33 PM]
Dvr Use Adds Viewers to the CW in Target Demos According to Live Plus Seven Day Ratings
Overall, The CW's primetime weekly average was bolstered 22% in women 18-34 and 19% in adults 18-34 according to Nielsen live-plus 7 day ratings vs. live only viewing.

[10/15/07 - 04:31 PM]
Calling All Heroes!!! Comedy Central's "The Best of 'The Colbert Report'" DVD Hits Stores on Tuesday, November 6
The single disc release features the best sketches from the show including: "The W├śrd," "Better Know a District," "Let The Gravitas Begin with Stone Phillips," "Meta-Free-Phor-All with Sean Penn" and more!

[10/15/07 - 03:06 PM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, October 14, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 14.

[10/15/07 - 03:04 PM]
Quick Take for Friday, October 12, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 12.

[10/15/07 - 03:01 PM]
Wheel of Fortune Celebrates Its Milestone 25th Season in November Featuring All-Star Celebrity Guests
Upcoming guests include: Neil Patrick Harris, Jeff Probst, Sherri Shepherd, Montel Williams and Steve Schirripa.

[10/15/07 - 02:56 PM]
Final Live Plus Seven Day Ratings Reveal CBS as Premiere Week Winner in Viewers
"Grey's Anatomy," "CSI," "Heroes," "House" and "CSI: Miami" see the largest gains with DVR viewership added in.

[10/15/07 - 02:55 PM]
CBS Wins Sunday in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, October 14.

[10/15/07 - 02:54 PM]
NBC.com Marks Broadcast Network First with Start of Streaming of 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno'
The streams of each episode will become available on NBC.com the day after the episode has aired starting with the today's October 15 episode.

[10/15/07 - 01:10 PM]
ABC Family Launches Its First Online Reality Show "Rush'D," Premiering Monday, October 22 on VirtualrusH.com
RUSH'D will take the six contestants from their college campuses to the set of GREEK, where they will get a shot at their own 15-minutes of fame.

[10/12/07 - 06:16 PM]
Development Update: Week of October 8-12
Updates include: "24's" Kiefer Sutherland reaches a plea agreement over his DUI arrest, CBS Television Distribution looks to spin off "Dr. Phil," FOX eyes an animated revamp of "The Pitts" and plenty of new casting news.

[10/12/07 - 04:52 PM]
FOX Trims 'Jezebel James,' Extends 'K-Ville'
FOX will suspend production on "James" after its seventh episode, six shy of its previously announced 13-episode order.

[10/12/07 - 04:30 PM]
'Flipping Out' Starts Airing on November 5th on Cnbc
Starting Monday, November 5th, the Bravo series will be rebroadcast at 9PM and 12AM ET.

[10/12/07 - 04:29 PM]
BET Networks Taps Blair Underwood to Narrate New Original Series Exalted
The series "explores the lives of African American ministers as they prepare their sermons, lead their congregation, and perform weekly ministerial duties while at the same time deal with the challenges of everyday life."

[10/12/07 - 01:53 PM]
H E R O E S - the Hottest TV Series of the Year Goes Graphic
The graphic novel, due on November 23, features the artwork of Michael Turner, Phil Jiminez and Tim Sale.

[10/12/07 - 01:08 PM]
The Graham Norton Show Continues with a Star-Studded Second Season
This season's guests include Orlando Bloom, Kim Cattrall, Elijah Wood, Dustin Hoffman, Dennis Hopper, David Tennant, and Jon Bon Jovi.







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[10/19/20 - 02:24 PM]
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[10/19/20 - 01:04 PM]
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[10/19/20 - 12:02 PM]
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[10/19/20 - 12:01 PM]
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[10/19/20 - 12:00 PM]
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[10/19/20 - 11:02 AM]
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[10/19/20 - 11:00 AM]
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[10/19/20 - 09:54 AM]
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[10/19/20 - 09:30 AM]
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[10/19/20 - 09:06 AM]
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[10/19/20 - 09:00 AM]
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[10/19/20 - 08:59 AM]
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[10/19/20 - 08:34 AM]
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[10/19/20 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "SNF" Hold Off FOX, Game 7 of NLCS
"Sunday Night Football" helps the network lead the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.