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[10/26/07 - 03:37 PM]
Development Update: Week of October 22-26
Updates include: CMT, MTV and VH1 to all "Name That Tune," Debmar-Mercury to revive "Trivial Pursuit," FOX eyes a "Prison Break" spin-off and loads of new casting news!

[10/26/07 - 01:38 PM]
December Is Body Image Month on BBC America
This December, the network takes a look at body image with five compelling, hour-long, U.S. premiere documentaries: "Super Skinny Me," "476-lb. Teenager," "My Small Breasts and I," "My Big Breasts and Me," and "Teen Transsexual."

[10/26/07 - 12:23 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, October 25, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 25.

[10/26/07 - 12:19 PM]
Brooke Smith Joins the Cast of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy"
Smith plays "the no-nonsense, well-respected Dr. Erica Hahn, who enters the staff of Seattle Grace as its top cardiothoracic surgeon."

[10/25/07 - 10:25 PM]
Scripts Keep 'Reaper,' 'Money' on Track
The pick-ups, for three scripts each, leave only a handful of newcomers without any movement on said front.

[10/25/07 - 02:21 PM]
Alicia Keys, Avril Lavigne and Nicole Scherzinger (Pussycat Dolls) to Perform at "2007 American Music Awards"
Keys, Lavigne and Scherzinger will join Celine Dion, Daughtry, Fergie and Rihanna, who were previously announced as performers.

[10/25/07 - 02:19 PM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, October 24, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 24.

[10/25/07 - 02:17 PM]
ABC Gives Birth to a Second Season of "Notes from the Underbelly"
The network likewise confirms "Underbelly's" November 26 return date.

[10/25/07 - 02:15 PM]
October Road Returns for Second Season
The Alphabet confirms our previous report, which includes a full description of the season opener.

[10/25/07 - 02:14 PM]
Renowned Medium James Van Praagh, "Ghost Whisperer" Co-Executive Producer, to Conduct Online Seance on Halloween, Wednesday, OcT. 31 Exclusively on CBS.com
The public reading will be streamed live on CBS.com and the event will be archived on the site.

[10/25/07 - 02:04 PM]
Spike TV and the Ultimate Fighting Championship(R) Extend Strategic Television Partnership Through 2011
The pact includes a four season extension of "The Ultimate Fighter," taking the series through its 12th edition.

[10/25/07 - 02:03 PM]
Bravo's Specials '100 Scariest Movie Moments' and 'Even Scarier Movie Moments'
Both countdowns will air in a seven-hour block on Wednesday, October 31.

[10/25/07 - 02:01 PM]
Movie Review Series 'Lyons & Bailes Reel Talk' Lines Up Major Celebrity Roster for November Sweeps
Steve Carell, Jude Law, Vince Vaughn and Keri Russell are all set to appear next month.

[10/25/07 - 01:38 PM]
In a Dramatic Development, Ebony Takes Herself Out of the Running to Become "America's Next Top Model"
The CW details the latest "America's Next Top Model" elimination.

[10/25/07 - 01:37 PM]
The CW's "Top Model" Stays on Top with Women 18-34 as "Gossip Girl" Gains Viewers Week-To-Week
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 24.

[10/25/07 - 09:42 AM]
Kid Nation Delivers It Largest Audience Since Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 24.

[10/25/07 - 09:40 AM]
CBS Television Distribution Launches DR. Phil Spinoff, the Doctors, from Jay Mcgraws Stage 29 Productions
The one-hour talk show is a go in all of the top 10 markets and 18 of the top 20 markets.

[10/25/07 - 09:36 AM]
Sci Fi Unlocks the Secrets of 'Warehouse 13'
Rockne O'Bannon, Jane Espenson and D. Brent Mote are behind the project, which is described as "part 'X-Files,' part 'Raiders of the Lost Ark,' and part 'Moonlighting.'"

[10/25/07 - 09:32 AM]
Feast Your Eyes on FOX November
FOX details is November sweeps offerings, which include MAJOR SPOILERS.

[10/25/07 - 09:31 AM]
FOX Orders Additional Episodes of "Back to You"
The 11 additional episodes bring its total number for the season to 24.

[10/24/07 - 01:35 PM]
Sci Fi Channel Rediscovers 'Atlantis'
Produced and distributed by MGM Television, "Stargate Atlantis" is set to resume production in early 2008.

[10/24/07 - 01:35 PM]
Sci Fi Channel Reups Wwe(R)'s Ecw(R) Through 2008
This year, SCI FI has been the #1 cable network for men ages 18-34 in ECW's Tuesday 10pm time period.

[10/24/07 - 01:33 PM]
NBC.com Sees Huge Response to 'Dunder Mifflin Infinity' - Over 8 Million Page Views and Over 800,000 Uniques in Just 6 Weeks
"The ever-growing fan base for 'The Office' has once again demonstrated their love for this show," said Vivi Zigler, Executive Vice President, NBC Digital Entertainment.

[10/24/07 - 01:31 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, October 23, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 23.

[10/24/07 - 11:13 AM]
ABC Flips 'Trees,' '20/20'; Books Winter Premieres
ABC adds "Dance War," "Notes from the Underbelly" and "October Road" to its Monday lineup.

[10/24/07 - 09:52 AM]
Ncis Continues Its Time Period Dominance "Ncis" Wins in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for the Fourth Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 23.

[10/24/07 - 09:51 AM]
Beyonce, Carrie Underwood, Sir Elton John, Fergie, Jennifer Hudson, Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, John Williams, Marc Anthony, Mary J. Blige and Nelly Will Perform on "Movies Rock," a New Entertainment Special Celebrating the Powerful Relationship Between Music and Film, Friday, DeC. 7
The live event will take place at the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, December 2.

[10/24/07 - 09:50 AM]
CBS Announces the 11 Teams for the "The Amazing Race 12"
THE AMAZING RACE has won five consecutive Emmy Awards for Outstanding Reality Competition Program.

[10/24/07 - 09:47 AM]
Dermot Mulroney ('Georgia Rule', 'My Best Friend's Wedding') and Oscar(R) and Golden Globe(R) Nominated Actress Emily Watson ('Breaking the Waves', 'Hilary and Jackie') to Star in the Lifetime Original Movie, 'The Memory Keeper's Daughter', Based on Kim Edwards' Best-Selling Novel
Named by USA Today as its "Book of the Year" for 2006, the novel has five million copies in print and has spent over sixty weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list, holding the number one spot for seven weeks.

[10/24/07 - 09:39 AM]
We TV's "Chris & Adrianne Do Russia" Special Premieres Sunday, December 2nd at 9pm I 8c on We TV
The two-hour special tracks the couple's "road trip" from Hollywood to Russia to host the 2007 "Mrs. World" competition.

[10/24/07 - 09:38 AM]
TV Land Begins Production on 'She's Got the Look' Reality Series
Supermodel Kim Alexis will host the series while fellow supermodel Beverly Johnson, celebrity stylist Robert Verdi and Wilhelmina President Sean Patterson will be featured as judges.

[10/23/07 - 05:33 PM]
NBC's 'Phenomenon' Prepares to Mystify Celebrity Guests Carmen Electra, Rachel Hunter and Ross Mathews in Explosive Live Premiere Wednesday, October 24
Future episodes will see appearances by Dayna Devon, Raven Symone, Holly Madison, Bridget Marquardt and Kenda Wilkinson.

[10/23/07 - 04:32 PM]
Monday Night Football: #1 Every Week Among All Networks in Prime Time Delivery of Men
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 22.

[10/23/07 - 01:35 PM]
TV Land Braves Mysterious Myths and Legends with Halloween Marathon on Sunday, October 28
The marathon, which begins at 7:00/6:00c, will feature over three hours of "Hollywood's most mystifying secrets and bizarre rumors."

[10/23/07 - 01:32 PM]
Flipping Out to Air on Saturdays on Cnbc
In addition to airing on Mondays at 9PM and 12AM ET, "Flipping Out" will air on Saturdays at 8PM and 11PM ET from November 3rd to December 8th.

[10/23/07 - 01:30 PM]
CMT Takes Big Rig Makeovers to a Whole New Level with New Series "Trick My Trucker" Premiering in November
"The Bachelor's" Bob Guiney hosts the series, which premieres Saturday, November 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/23/07 - 01:28 PM]
ABC Picks More 'Daisies,' Scripts Added to 'Carpoolers,' 'Moonlight'
Said news comes as the broadcast networks enter the last full week before the November sweeps period begins - a critical time for those series still awaiting word about their respective futures.

[10/23/07 - 12:03 PM]
'NBC Sunday Night Football,' 'Heroes' and 'Law & Order: Svu' Rank in the Week's Top 10 in Primetime's Key Demo of Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/07 - 12:01 PM]
How I Met Your Mother and "The Big Bang Theory" Post Big Week-To-Week Gains
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 22.

[10/23/07 - 12:00 PM]
A Week of Growth for a Dozen CBS Programs
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/07 - 11:55 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 15, 2007 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/07 - 11:54 AM]
The Years Top Artists Perform on "The 41st Annual Cma Awards"
Female Vocalist of the Year nominee Alison Krauss and Horizon Award nominees Jason Aldean and Kellie Picker have been added to the list of performers for the special.

[10/23/07 - 11:28 AM]
ABC News to Broadcast Live Special Edition of "20/20" on California Wildfires Tonight, Tuesday, October 23
The one-hour special will air tonight at 10:00/9:00c, replacing "Boston Legal."

[10/23/07 - 09:55 AM]
The CW's Sweeps Highlights
The netlet details its November 2007 offerings, which include MAJOR SPOILERS.

[10/23/07 - 09:51 AM]
NBC Is Going Green with a Week of Environmentally Conscious Programming to Kick Off November Sweeps
Guest stars for the week incldue Al Gore, Rachel Bilson, Tom Cavanagh, Meredith Vieira, David Schwimmer and Kermit the Frog.

[10/23/07 - 09:48 AM]
NBC Universal Cable Networks Join Together with a Full Slate of Programming and Public Affairs Efforts Tied to 'Green Is Universal' Initiative During November 4-10
Said eco-friendly programs and public affairs campaigns will be featured on Bravo, SCI FI, USA and Universal HD.

[10/22/07 - 01:48 PM]
CBS's Adult 18-49 Rating for the Second Week of the Season Improves More Than +9% Versus Live Plus Same Day Ratings, More Than Any Other Network
CBS spins the live plus seven day DVR playback numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/22/07 - 01:46 PM]
Five-Time Emmy Award-Winning "The Amazing Race" Returns for Its 12th Edition on Sunday, NoV. 4, 8:00-9:00 PM
The Eye confirms our previous report and gives additional details about the new season.

[10/22/07 - 01:27 PM]
Terry Pratchett's "Hogfather" Makes Its U.S. Television Debut
The mini-series will make its U.S. television debut during the RHI Movie Weekend on ION Television, Sunday, November 25 (7/6c).

[10/22/07 - 01:26 PM]
Dane Cook Is About to Make HistorY... Again! on Tuesday, November 13 Comedy Central Records(R) Releases Dane Cook "Rough Around the Edges - Live from Madison Square Garden"
"Rough Around the Edges" comes out on the heels of his two successful platinum-selling albums "Retaliation" and "Harmful if Swallowed."







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[11/14/19 - 09:43 AM]
NBC Renews Its Critically Acclaimed and Golden Globe Award-Winning Comedy "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" for an Eighth Season
The news comes in advance of its seventh season beginning on Thursday, February 6.

[11/14/19 - 08:30 AM]
Urban One, Inc. Announces a Star-Studded Lineup of Honorees for Urban One Honors: Jamie Foxx, Sylvia Rhone, Missy Elliott and Ryan Jamaal Swain
The two-hour telecast will air on TV One, a division of Urban One, on January 20, the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

[11/14/19 - 08:24 AM]
Science Channel Turns the Spotlight on the Ancient Kush Empire of Nubia in New Two-Hour Special "Lost Kingdom of the Black Pharaohs" Premiering Sunday, December 1 at 9PM
"This is unique and special program with rare and privileged access, that sets out to right a wrong perpetrated by early archeologists who refused to see or acknowledge the contributions of the black pharaohs to the glory of ancient Egypt," said Neil Laird.

[11/14/19 - 08:09 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "CMA Awards" Put ABC in Front
The Alphabet's annual presentation is on par with a year ago among adults 18-49.

[11/14/19 - 05:16 AM]
15-Time Grammy(R) Award Winner Alicia Keys Returns as Host of "The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards(R)"
Last year's ceremony marked Keys' first time hosting an awards program and was met with praise from fans and critics alike.

[11/14/19 - 05:00 AM]
Multiplatinum-Selling Artist Ciara to Host the "2019 American Music Awards(R)," Airing Live Sunday, Nov. 24, on ABC
Plus: Kesha and Big Freedia join previously announced performers Camila Cabello, Billie Eilish, Selena Gomez, Dua Lipa, Lizzo, Thomas Rhett and Shania Twain, as well as Taylor Swift.

[11/13/19 - 01:01 PM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Eddie Griffin: E-Niggma" - New Stand-Up Special from the Veteran Comedian Premieres Friday, December 6 at 11 PM ET/PT
The hour-long special is filmed at the restored, historic landmark Sahara Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, home to many iconic performers including Sammy Davis Jr., Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Peter Lawford and Lena Horne.

[11/13/19 - 12:15 PM]
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Chiara Aurelia, Mika Abdalla, Michael Landes, Froy Gutierrez, Harley Quinn Smith, Allius Barnes, Blake Lee, Nathaniel Ashton, and Brooklyn Sudano will star in the project.

[11/13/19 - 12:01 PM]
BBC America Announces Writers and Directors for All-New Season of "Doctor Who"
Three new writers have jumped on board the TARDIS for the upcoming season: Nina Metivier, Maxine Alderton and Charlene James.

[11/13/19 - 11:37 AM]
"For All Mankind" Has Been Renewed for a Second Season
Apple formally announced said pickup on social media this morning.

[11/13/19 - 11:31 AM]
New Season of "The Bachelor" Takes Flight Monday, Jan. 6, on ABC
The show's 24th season will kick off with a special three-hour premiere event.

[11/13/19 - 10:03 AM]
The Wolfpack Welcomes New Additions and New Challenges in a Brand-New Season of "Alaskan Bush People" Premiering Wednesday, December 4
The Brown family's quest to achieve their dream of a fully self-contained village is on the line in a brand-new season.

[11/13/19 - 10:01 AM]
TBS Orders a Fifth Season of "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee"
Additionally, TBS has renewed its first look deal with Bee's production company, Swimsuit Competition, that focuses on developing amusing original content that is definitely worth spending a weekend bingeing.

[11/13/19 - 10:01 AM]
Showtime Networks and A24 Films Close Output Agreement for A24 Feature Film Titles
The deal will include up to 16 films annually produced by A24.

[11/13/19 - 09:46 AM]
HGTV Greenlights New Event Series "Home Town Rescue" Starring Ben and Erin Napier
The Napiers will mobilize members of one community to renovate multiple individual homes in the town and upgrade public spaces, such as parks, local diners and/or recreational centers.