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[10/31/07 - 06:16 PM]
NBC Benches 'Singing Bee,' 'Heroes: Origins'; ABC Extends 'Murder Club'
Kevin Smith, Eli Roth, Michael Dougherty and John August were among the names set to be involved with "Origins," which was still in the early stages of pre-production.

[10/31/07 - 05:19 PM]
ABC Stars Light Up the Cma Awards
James Denton, Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Kate Walsh are all set to appear on the special, which airs next Wednesday.

[10/31/07 - 01:17 PM]
HBO Books 'Extras' Finale; Usa, Showtime Set Winter Plans
"The Extra Special Series Finale" will air Sunday, December 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/31/07 - 01:17 PM]
MTV's "Made" Returns with Four New Episodes on Sunday, November 18th from 11am to 3pm ET/PT
The four new episodes include "Made: Brainiac," "Made: Triathelete," "Made: Geek to Chic," and "Made: Model."

[10/31/07 - 11:18 AM]
VH1.com in Conjunction with the Broadcast Film Critics Association's 'Critics' Choice Awards' Launches 'VH1's Ecritic' - an Online Search for the Best Amateur Film Critic
VH1 will air the 13th annual "Critics' Choice Awards" gala live from the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium on Monday, January 7, 2008 at 9 PM.

[10/31/07 - 11:16 AM]
Access Hollywood Correspondent and Weekend Co-Host Tony Potts Renews Contract to Remain with Hit Entertainment Newsmagazine
Potts joined "Access Hollywood" in April 1999, coming to the show after 12 years in television news and sports.

[10/31/07 - 11:13 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, October 30, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 30.

[10/31/07 - 11:12 AM]
Molly Shannon to Appear in Three Episodes of ABC's "Pushing Daisies"
Shannon will play Dilly Balsam, a competitor of Ned's (Lee Pace) who opens a rival sweets shop across the street from the Pie Hole.

[10/31/07 - 11:10 AM]
Can Elmo and His Friends Save Christmas This Year? It Just Might Take a Miracle, on "Elmo's Christmas Countdown," Airing Sunday, December 23 on Abc
The one-hour special features appearances by Sheryl Crow, Jamie Foxx, Charles Gibson, Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Hudson, Kevin James, Alicia Keys, Brad Paisley, Ty Pennington, Steve Schirippa, Tony Sirico and Ben Stiller.

[10/31/07 - 11:02 AM]
Interview: "Pushing Daisies" Executive Producers Bryan Fuller, Barry Sonnenfeld, Dan Jinks & Bruce Cohen

[10/31/07 - 09:21 AM]
Paranormal State - A&E New Real-Life Series Chronicles the Case Files of the Paranormal Research Society from Penn State University Premiering Monday, December 10th @ 10 PM ET/PT
The series chronicles "the case files of the Paranormal Research Society (PRS), a renowned group comprised of Penn State University college students."

[10/30/07 - 04:46 PM]
Oxygen Is Hot on Sunday Nights
Oxygen spins the numbers for Sunday, October 28.

[10/30/07 - 04:45 PM]
Oxygen Announces New Series with Rapper Coolio
"Coolio & The Gang" will debut six 30-minute episodes in the second quarter of 2008.

[10/30/07 - 04:25 PM]
USA Delivers Best October Ever
USA spins the numbers for the month of October.

[10/30/07 - 04:24 PM]
Sci Fi Is the #4 Basic Cable Entertainment Network Among Adults 25 - 54 for October
Sci Fi spins the numbers for the month of October.

[10/30/07 - 04:23 PM]
Monday Night Football: Biggest Cable Audience of 2007
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 29.

[10/30/07 - 03:27 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, October 29, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 29.

[10/30/07 - 01:43 PM]
Multi-Ethnic Media Coalition Reports Diversity Progress on Network TV But Shortfalls Still Exist
ABC is the only network that has earned an overall grade of A- for the 2006-2007 season.

[10/30/07 - 01:43 PM]
CBS's Ratings in a Most Atypical Week That Included Four World Series Games
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 22-28.

[10/30/07 - 01:40 PM]
CMT Giants: Hank Williams JR. Premiering Saturday, November 17 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
The special features performances by Tim McGraw, Toby Keith, Steven Tyler, Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley, Kid Rock, Gretchen Wilson, Shooter Jennings, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Buddy Guy and Holly Williams.

[10/30/07 - 01:38 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 22, 2007 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 22-28.

[10/30/07 - 01:33 PM]
'Heroes,' 'The Office' and 'Law & Order: Svu' Pace NBC's Week of OcT. 22-28
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 22-28.

[10/30/07 - 01:32 PM]
Hallmark Channel Delivers Highest-Ever October and the Network's Second-Highest Month of All Time
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the month of October.

[10/30/07 - 01:31 PM]
America's Most Wanted Goes After Bad Girls
A "Bad Girls"-themed episode will run this Saturday (November 3) at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/30/07 - 01:27 PM]
'Who?' Gets Full Season from Abc
ABC has issued "Samantha Who?" a full season order of 22 episodes following last night's stellar ratings performance.

[10/30/07 - 10:44 AM]
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution's Law & Order: Criminal Intent Scores Best Ratings in Syndication to Date
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution spins the syndicated numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/30/07 - 10:41 AM]
Mojo High Definition Channel Is the Exclusive Cable Home of NBC Series "Heroes"
A special November 1 introductory "catch-up" mini-marathon of season two episodes commences at 3:00pm, ET with a showing of the first six episodes.

[10/30/07 - 08:34 AM]
John Francis Daley Joins "Bones" as Series Regular
Daley will continue as Dr. Lance Sweets, a young FBI-appointed therapist on the series.

[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.







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[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
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[10/30/14 - 12:53 PM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:35 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
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[10/30/14 - 11:01 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Sweeps Into November - All-New Episodes of Fan-Favorite Dramas, Comedies, Events and Unscripted Series
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[10/30/14 - 10:44 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 10:37 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 10:00 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 09:52 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 09:40 AM]
"The Eric Andre Show" Returns for a Third Season on Thursday, November 6th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
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[10/30/14 - 09:16 AM]
NBC Posts Record-Setting Soccer Weekend with Most-Watched Premier League & MLS Matches
NBC spins the numbers for the weekend of October 25-26.