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[10/29/07 - 04:38 PM]
Warner BroS. Domestic Television Distribution Has Sold the Bonnie Hunt Show in Over 55% of the Country for Fall 2008 Launch
The one-hour daily strip from Telepictures Productions has been cleared in 15 of the top 20 U.S. television markets.

[10/29/07 - 04:14 PM]
CBS in November: The First Ever "Csi"/"Without a Trace" Crossover
CBS lays out its November sweeps highlights, which include MAJOR SPOILERS.

[10/29/07 - 04:14 PM]
CBS's "Numb3rs," "Cane," "Moonlight" and "The Unit" Among the Top Programs Benefiting from Live Plus Seven Day Dvr Playback Among Adults 18-49
CBS spins the live plus seven day ratings for the week of October 8-14.

[10/29/07 - 04:11 PM]
The CW Reaps Dramatic Viewership Gains from Dvrs and Time-Shifting
The CW spins the live-plus 7 day ratings for the week of October 8-14.

[10/29/07 - 04:10 PM]
VH1's 'The Shot' Premieres on Sunday November 4th at 10:00 P.M.
The eight episode series will give 10 aspiring photographers "30 days to compete for a chance to kick-start their career as a professional fashion photographer."

[10/29/07 - 04:09 PM]
Fight to the Finish! "Kenny VS. Spenny" Debuts on Comedy Central(R) with a Special Presentation on Wednesday, November 14 at 12:30 A.M.
The series will air regularly on Sundays at 11:30 p.m., beginning on November 18.

[10/29/07 - 01:31 PM]
Hallmark Channel to Stream Original Adoption Series Online at WwW.hallmarkchanneL.com
This is the first time that the family-friendly network has scheduled a full-length program online.

[10/29/07 - 01:29 PM]
An Infamous Jewel Thief Finds Her Heart in the ABC Family Original Movie 'Christmas Caper'
The original film premieres on Sunday, November 25 (8:00 - 10:00 PM ET/PT) as part of the network's "Countdown to Christmas" programming event.

[10/29/07 - 01:17 PM]
Jean-Claude Van Damme Stars in Spike Original Movie "Until Death" Premiering Sunday, November 25 at 9 Pm
"Until Death" is the first of thirteen films slated under the "Spike Guy Movies" umbrella that will air through 2008.

[10/29/07 - 01:16 PM]
Debmar-Mercury Secures First Ever Discovery Domestic Syndication Rights
"American Chopper" will be made available to broadcast stations for weekend scheduling beginning in Fall 2008 and "Deadliest Catch" in Fall 2009.

[10/29/07 - 01:01 PM]
NBC Sweeps Into November with 'Green Is Universal' Week
The Peacock details its November sweeps highlights, which as always contain MAJOR SPOILERS.

[10/29/07 - 11:38 AM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, October 28, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 28.

[10/29/07 - 11:37 AM]
ABC Announces a New Holiday Treat -- Dreamworks Animation's "Shrek the Halls," Starring the Voices of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz and Antonio Banderas, Airing November, 28 on Abc
The special is timed for the DVD/HD-DVD release of "Shrek the Third" on November 13.

[10/29/07 - 11:36 AM]
Disney-ABC Television Group's ABC.com Presents "The Countdown to Country Music's Biggest Night" -- Exclusive Coverage Leading Up to "The 41st Annual Cma Awards"
The coverage will include nine daily shows and one live event which will also be available at CMAAwards.com and will be distributed to its mobile partners and ABC affiliates.

[10/29/07 - 11:19 AM]
Jerry Seinfeld Takes Over "Talkshow with Spike Feresten" Saturday, November 3, on Fox
Seinfeld's "Bee" co-star Patrick Warburton will also make a surprise guest appearance.

[10/29/07 - 11:18 AM]
TV Land and Entertainment Weekly Join Forces to Count Down the 50 Greatest TV Icons
The list will be revealed in a two-hour TV Land Original special and in Entertainment Weekly's annual DVD issue on stands that day.

[10/29/07 - 10:31 AM]
It's a Beauty of a 'Mother' as Six Victoria's Secret Supermodels Guest Star on CBS' "How I Met Your Mother," Monday, NoV. 26
Supermodels Heidi Klum, Miranda Kerr, Alessandra Ambrosio, Adriana Lima, Marisa Miller and Selita Ebanks will all be featured.

[10/29/07 - 10:26 AM]
TV Land Premieres 1974 Comedy Classic, Young Frankenstein on November 2
Plus: TVLand.com is offering a trip to New York City to see the highly anticipated production and will feature original interviews with the Broadway cast including Megan Mullally, Andrea Martin and more.

[10/29/07 - 08:18 AM]
Court TV Prepares Major Rebranding Initiative as TruTV
The upcoming revamp, due on January 1, will feature "a new tagline and a growing list of original series that are designed to target an audience of viewers who want first-person access to exciting, real-life stories."

[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.







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