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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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[10/07/15 - 01:26 PM]
"Please Like Me" Available on Hulu Starting October 11
The first two seasons will be available to stream, giving subscribers the chance to catch up on the hilariously dark world of Josh Thomas in advance of Pivot's October 16 season three launch of the award-winning comedy.

[10/07/15 - 01:12 PM]
World Champion Christen Press Joins FOX Sports' @TheBuzzer
Stories are posted several times a day on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube and are featured throughout FS1 programming.

[10/07/15 - 11:24 AM]
TV One and NCTC Announce Long-Term Distribution Agreement
"TV One is delighted to begin a multi-year agreement with NCTC," said Michelle L. Rice.

[10/07/15 - 10:56 AM]
With Live + 3-Day Viewing, CBS Passes ABC as Friday's #1 Network in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS further spins the numbers for Friday, October 2.

[10/07/15 - 10:47 AM]
Culinary Chaos! Esquire Network Sets Premiere Date for "Knife Fight" for Tuesday, November 10 at 9/8c
Hosted by Chef Ilan Hall, each episode of the hit franchise features two celebrated chefs battling it out head-to-head, making at least two dishes in a single hour from a combination of secret ingredients.

[10/07/15 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Orders Seventh and Eighth Seasons of Emmy Award-Winning "Bob's Burgers"
"Six seasons in, the Belchers have become one of America's most beloved TV families, and we are so happy to keep them in the fold for another two seasons," said David Madden.

[10/07/15 - 09:48 AM]
Hallmark Channel's #1-Rated "Countdown to Christmas" Programming Event Starts Saturday, October 31
In 2014, "Countdown to Christmas" brought 74 million viewers to the network in November and December, making Hallmark Channel #1 among households and key demos.

[10/07/15 - 09:17 AM]
"Limitless" Sweeps Its Time Period in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 6.

[10/07/15 - 09:03 AM]
One-of-a-Kind Wednesday: Thomas Rhett and Fall Out Boy to Hit Stage Together During "The 49th Annual CMA Awards"
CMA previously announced the collaboration of Eric Church with iconic Country rocker Hank Williams, Jr. as well as performances by critically-acclaimed CMA Awards hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood.

[10/07/15 - 08:42 AM]
NBC Ties for the Nightlong Win in 18-49, Marking Its 12th Straight Tuesday at #1 or Tied for #1
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 6.

[10/07/15 - 08:40 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with NBC
"NCIS" and "NCIS: New Orleans" are two of only three series even or above from last week among adults 18-49.

[10/07/15 - 08:39 AM]
Video: Crackle Releases New Trailer from First Original Scripted Drama, "The Art of More"
The series, premiering November 19, explores the underbelly and surprisingly cutthroat world of premium auction houses filled with hustlers, smugglers, power mongers and collectors of the beautiful and the bizarre.

[10/07/15 - 08:30 AM]
National Geographic Channel's Emmy(R)-Nominated "StarTalk" Hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson Returns for Second Season Beginning Sunday, Oct. 25, at 11/10c
President Bill Clinton will be the first guest of the new season, and additional guests include Susan Sarandon, Seth MacFarlane, David Byrne, Larry Wilmore, Bas Lansdorp, Penn and Teller, David Crosby, Brian Cox and Gina McCarthy.

[10/07/15 - 08:26 AM]
"Fresh Off the Boat" Grows Week to Week and Dominates Fox's "The Grinder"
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 6.

[10/07/15 - 08:25 AM]
ESPN/ABC College Football Week 5: ABC Televises Most-Viewed Prime-Time and Afternoon Games of the Week
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 3.