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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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[02/11/16 - 02:49 PM]
FOX Sports Secures National Television Rights to Titans of Mavericks Big Wave Surfing Event
"This winter has already seen some of the biggest waves ridden around the world," says Melissa Forman.

[02/11/16 - 02:33 PM]
CMT's "Party Down South" Boosts Thursday Night Programming Block with Strong Premiere and Double-Digit Growth in Week 2
CMT further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 28 and Thursday, February 4.

[02/11/16 - 01:51 PM]
AMC Orders New Late-Night Talk Show, "Geeking Out" (Working Title)
The 30-minute show will take a timely look at pop culture through a fanboy lens and feature talk, clips, celebrity interviews and out-of-the-studio segments.

[02/11/16 - 01:28 PM]
Video: "Silicon Valley" - Season 3 Tease (HBO)
The pay channel releases the first tease for the new season, premiering Sunday, April 24.

[02/11/16 - 01:13 PM]
The CW Sets Upcoming Premiere Dates and Returns
Highlights include the premiere of "Containment" (Tuesday, April 19) and the return of "Reign" (Monday, April 25) and "Beauty and the Beast" (Thursday, June 2).

[02/11/16 - 01:09 PM]
History's Epic Event Series "Roots" Set to Premiere on Memorial Day 2016
"Roots" will be simulcast on A&E and Lifetime, in addition to History.

[02/11/16 - 11:40 AM]
HGTV "Fixer Upper" Crushed Cable Ratings Among P25-54 and W25-54 on Tuesday Night
HGTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 9.

[02/11/16 - 11:36 AM]
Hulu Acquires Exclusive Streaming Rights to Syfy's "12 Monkeys" in New Deal with NBCUniversal
Through the deal, Hulu acquires a full library of programming for series "Battlestar Galactica" and "Saved by the Bell," which are available to stream now.

[02/11/16 - 11:20 AM]
Animal Planet's "Insane Pools: Off the Deep End" Transforms Boring Pools Into Backyard Paradises
This season, the team dives into a slew of firsts, including some of their biggest builds, new locations and extreme, never-before-attempted creations.

[02/11/16 - 11:08 AM]
"The Willis Family" Returns to TLC with a Music and Family-Filled Second Season
The Willis are back with an all-new type of balancing act as they swap life on the road for their home in Nashville in the new season premiering on Tuesday, March 15.

[02/11/16 - 11:01 AM]
"LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures" Is Coming to Disney XD this Summer
The fun-filled adventure comedy series will introduce all-new heroes and villains in exciting adventures with many familiar Star Wars characters.

[02/11/16 - 10:05 AM]
FYI(TM) Premieres New Original Series "Bride & Prejudice" Tuesday, March 8 at 9PM ET/PT
The series follows three star-crossed couples who desperately want to get married, but whose prejudiced family members do not approve of their unions.

[02/11/16 - 10:01 AM]
Multiple Grammy Award Winners Yolanda Adams and Michael W. Smith to Perform on "The Passion"
Adams will kick off the show with a special live performance and Smith has been tapped for a role as one of Jesus' disciples.

[02/11/16 - 09:51 AM]
Spike's "Bar Rescue" Celebrates 100th Episode on Sunday, March 6 at 9/8c
For said installment, Jon Taffer heads to a Minneapolis, MN suburb to settle the score between two feuding bar owners at Mac & Chester's and SRO.

[02/11/16 - 09:31 AM]
Disney Junior's "Doc McStuffins" to Feature Adoption Storyline When the McStuffins Family Welcomes a Baby This Spring
"Doc McStuffins" has been lauded globally for its imaginative storytelling about a young girl who aspires to be a doctor like her mom and runs a clinic for stuffed animals and toys.