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[10/19/07 - 10:00 PM]
Top 12 Bands Revealed on Tonight's Premiere of "The Next Great American Band"
Next week, the Top 12 bands will vie for America's vote as they perform before a live studio audience on Friday, Oct. 26 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).

[10/19/07 - 06:50 PM]
Development Update: Week of October 15-19
Updates include: Jorja Fox confirms her "CSI" exit, G4 renews its animated comedy "Code Monkeys," Benjamin Bratt to be A&E's "Cleaner" and Darren Star returns to HBO.

[10/19/07 - 03:15 PM]
FOX Axes 'Nashville,' Doubles Up on 'Lyrics'
"Nashville," which has been on the sidelines since September 21, had tentatively been set to return on November 9.

[10/19/07 - 03:02 PM]
Academy Award(R)-Nominated Actress Toni Collette Takes the Lead in Showtime's Comedy Pilot "The United States of Tara"
The pilot revolve around "an ordinary-seeming wife and mother of two teenage children (Collette), who also happens to suffer from dissociative identity (formerly multiple personality) disorder."

[10/19/07 - 01:27 PM]
Cartoon Network Cooking Up Something Funny in Chowder
Cartoon Network's latest original series premieres with a special one-hour episode on Friday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. (ET, PT) during Fried Dynamite, the network's new primetime programming franchise.

[10/19/07 - 01:25 PM]
Lmn (Lifetime Movie Network), the Hollywood Reporter, New York Women in Film & Television, William Morris Agency and Women in Film Los Angeles Announce First Ever Winners of the Lmn Student Filmmaker Competition
The first prize winner, Liliana Greenfield-Sanders of New York City, and the second prize winner, Jessica Marie Sutherland of Berea, Ohio, will have their films screened during a reception, honoring them and other women filmmakers, at the 2007 Hamptons International Film Festival.

[10/19/07 - 01:24 PM]
Hallmark Channel Scores with C3 Ratings Results Earning 95.7% Prime Time Hh Audience Retention for First Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the Live+3 commercial ratings for the week of September 24-30.

[10/19/07 - 01:22 PM]
Lawyer Moonlights as Criminal Mastermind
Robbie Coltrane stars in the BBC America original movie "The Planman," premiering Sunday, November 11, 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

[10/19/07 - 12:29 PM]
USA Network Gives a Series Order to Emmy Award-Winning "The Starter Wife"
Emmy Award-winner Debra Messing returns to star in THE STARTER WIFE and will serve as executive producer.

[10/19/07 - 11:46 AM]
CBS and "Csi" Continue to Rule Thursday
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 18.

[10/19/07 - 11:20 AM]
Betty White to Guest Star on ABC's "Ugly Betty"
The beloved television actress will play herself in the episode entitled "Bananas for Betty."

[10/19/07 - 11:19 AM]
James Blunt in Concert on "Control Room Presents" Mynetwork TV's Ongoing Music Series
"Being able to perform live with my band in such an intimate setting is such a great thrill," says Blunt.

[10/19/07 - 09:22 AM]
CBS Gives Freshman Comedy "The Big Bang Theory" and Drama "The Unit" Full Season Orders
THE BIG BANG THEORY becomes the first new comedy to receive a full season pickup.

[10/19/07 - 09:21 AM]
CBS to Broadcast the Finale of "Survivor: China" on a Special Night, Sunday, DeC. 16, 8:00-10:00 Pm, ET/PT
The finale will be immediately followed by SURVIVOR: CHINA REUNION, hosted by Jeff Probst live from Los Angeles (10:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT).

[10/18/07 - 07:03 PM]
'Theory,' 'Practice' Reach Full Seasons
In addition, returning CBS drama "The Unit" has also received a back-nine order.

[10/18/07 - 05:21 PM]
Janet Eliminated from "America's Next Top Model" on the Cw
The CW details the latest "America's Next Top Model" elimination.

[10/18/07 - 05:15 PM]
The CW's Wednesday Attracts Young Women with "Top Model" and "Gossip Girl"
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 17.

[10/18/07 - 04:26 PM]
Jon Stewart Extends Deal with Comedy Central(R) Keeping the Host of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" at the All-Comedy Network Through 2010
"I love doing this show. I feel like I work with and for the best in the business," said Stewart. "I look forward to using this extension to having great fun at President Colbert's expense."

[10/18/07 - 04:23 PM]
Celebrities Tackle the Challenge of Their Careersin the New CMT Series "Gone Country"
Bobby Brown, Carnie Wilson, Dee Snider, Diana DeGarmo, Julio Iglesias Jr., Maureen McCormick and Sisqo will all compete to become "the next big country superstar."

[10/18/07 - 12:11 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Launches ThedailyshoW.com the Ultimate Online Destination for the Emmy(R) and Peabody(R) Award-Winning Show
The new site features video clips from every episode dating back to 1999, the year Jon Stewart took over the reins of "The Daily Show," and will be expanded to include the show's entire video history, totaling well over 13,000 high-quality clips.

[10/18/07 - 12:10 PM]
Specially Produced Mobisodes of Tyler Perry's House of Payne Now Available on TBS's Very Funny Channel on Verizon V Cast Video Service
To date, 10 HOUSE OF PAYNE mobisodes have been created.

[10/18/07 - 12:08 PM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, October 17, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 17.

[10/18/07 - 10:47 AM]
CBS Posts Its Highest Rated Wednesday of the Season in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 17.

[10/18/07 - 09:01 AM]
Sci Fi Channel Greenlights New CBS Paramount Pilot Revolution from Writers/Executive Producers Ed Redlich and John Belucci and Executive Producer Simon West
The project is "the sweeping story of 'New America,' a distant colony on an Earth-like planet struggling for its independence from an increasingly hostile homeland."

[10/18/07 - 09:00 AM]
FOX Adds to the Menu with a Second Season Helping of "Kitchen Nightmares"
FOX confirms the series will return for a second season as well as its ratings growth over the past few weeks.

[10/18/07 - 08:58 AM]
24's Season Seven Clock Starts with Worldwide Sneak Peek at 24traileR.com and Live from Times Square Thursday, OcT. 25
The first promo for the new season is also scheduled to air during Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday, October 25 on FOX.

[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.







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[01/16/18 - 02:00 PM]
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[01/16/18 - 01:21 PM]
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[01/16/18 - 12:40 PM]
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[01/16/18 - 11:46 AM]
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[01/16/18 - 10:52 AM]
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[01/16/18 - 10:04 AM]
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[01/16/18 - 10:03 AM]
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[01/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
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[01/16/18 - 10:01 AM]
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[01/16/18 - 09:08 AM]
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[01/16/18 - 09:07 AM]
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[01/16/18 - 09:06 AM]
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[01/16/18 - 08:38 AM]
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[01/16/18 - 08:37 AM]
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[01/16/18 - 08:36 AM]
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