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[11/05/07 - 06:28 PM]
Mary J. Blige, Sheryl Crow, Barry Manilow, Lyle Lovett & His Large Band and Wayne Newton Are Among the Acts Lined Up for Ellen's Really Big Show, TBS Comedy Variety Special Presented by Ellen Degeneres
The 90-minute variety special will also feature comedians Rhys Darby and Sean Cullen, singer Ryan Shaw and the African Children's Choir and a host of unique variety acts.

[11/05/07 - 05:08 PM]
South Park Conjures Up Record Ratings with the "Imaginationland" Trilogy
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 31.

[11/05/07 - 05:07 PM]
Comedy Central Home Entertainment(R) Releases the Ultimate DVD Gift Sets Just in Time for the Holiday Season DR. Katz: The Complete Series" and "Chappelle's Show: The Series Collection" Hitting Stores on Tuesday, November 20
"Chappelle's Show Season 1" DVD is the top-selling TV on DVD release of all time and "Chappelle's Show Season 2" DVD is the third highest-selling TV on DVD release.

[11/05/07 - 05:05 PM]
Spike TV Television Highlights - December 2007
The month's highlights include the three-hour finale to "The Ultimate Fighter: Team Serra vs. Team Hughes."

[11/05/07 - 05:03 PM]
'Maury' Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Special Show
On Wednesday, November 7, the series celebrates 10 seasons on the air with a special hour featuring some of its most memorable guests and moments from the past decade.

[11/05/07 - 04:53 PM]
Emmy Award Winner Kathy Griffin Is Back in the Line of Fire with Bravo's New Comedy Special 'Kathy Griffin: Straight to Hell,' Thursday, November 29 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
The one-hour stand up special was shot at the Chicago Theatre located on the Windy City's famed State Street.

[11/05/07 - 03:18 PM]
ABC Holds Back 'Mafia,' Other Sweeps Changes
Plus: "Big Shots" will take a powder on Thursday, November 15 while "The Bachelor: After the Final Rose" has been slated for Tuesday, November 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/05/07 - 02:11 PM]
Do as I SaY...not as I Do! CBS Mobile Launches Its First Original Animated Program, "Danny Bonaduce: Life Coach"
The series will premiere on the mobile video services of major U.S. wireless carriers on Nov. 12, with additional episodes released every two weeks.

[11/05/07 - 02:10 PM]
Entertainment, News and Sports Carry CBS to a Sunday Win in Viewers and Adults 25-54 and a Solid Second in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, November 4.

[11/05/07 - 01:19 PM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, November 4, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 4.

[11/05/07 - 01:17 PM]
The Public to Choose Their Favorite Artist of the Year on Fourth Annual T-Mobile Text-In Award for "2007 American Music Awards," NoV. 18 on Abc
Those vying for the T-Mobile Text-In Award are: Akon, Daughtry, Fergie, Norah Jones and Carrie Underwood.

[11/05/07 - 11:17 AM]
CMT Orders 11 One-Hour Episodes of "Can You Duet?" from Fremantlemedia North America
"We're looking for the next Johnny Cash and June Carter, the next Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, the next Big & Rich or The Judds," says Eugene Young, Chief Creative Officer for Fremantle Media North America.

[11/05/07 - 10:03 AM]
Carson Kressley ('How to Look Good Naked') and Melissa Peterman ('Reba') to Host Lifetime Television's Annual Holiday Movie Extravaganza, 'Fa La La La Lifetime'
The month-long stunt includes the premieres of "Holiday Switch," "Lost Holiday: The Jim and Suzanne Shemwell Story," "An Accidental Christmas," "Christmas in Paradise" and "The Family Holiday."

[11/05/07 - 09:59 AM]
FOX Reality Channel Orders Second Season of Highly Successful Original Series "The Academy" with "The Academy 2" (Working Title)
"Academy 2" (working title) will premiere in May 2008 with filming scheduled to begin Monday, November 12; the recruits first day of training, aka Black Monday.

[11/04/07 - 07:31 PM]
'Weeds' Plants a Fourth Season on Showtime
Production on 13 new episodes is set to begin in April, assuming the WGA strike is resolved.

[11/02/07 - 10:00 PM]
The Hatch and the Likes of You Are Eliminated from the Competition on "The Next Great American Band"
FOX details the latest "The Next Great American Band" elimination.

[11/02/07 - 05:50 PM]
Development Update: Week of October 29-November 2
Updates include: Joss Whedon returns to FOX with "Dollhouse"; new deals for Tyra Banks, Matt Olmstead and Richard Shepard; plus Justin Bruening to topline NBC's "Knight Rider."

[11/02/07 - 05:15 PM]
Writers Guild of America Votes to Call for Strike, Effective Monday, November 5
The Board of Directors of the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Council of the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE), acting upon the authority granted them by their memberships, have voted unanimously to call a strike, effective 12:01 AM, Monday, November 5.

[11/02/07 - 12:33 PM]
Bravo's 'Project Runway' Kicks-Off Fourth Season with New York Fashion Show for the Fans
Fans in New York interested in attending the event on Tuesday, November 6, can join the action by going to Lincoln Center Plaza (located on 65th Street & Broadway).

[11/02/07 - 11:31 AM]
Quick Take for Thursday, November 1, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 1.

[11/01/07 - 04:42 PM]
Sci Fi's Ghost Hunters Live Halloween Special Knocks 'Em Dead as #1 Cable Program of the Day and #1 Cable Channel for the Night
Sci Fi spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 31.

[11/01/07 - 03:36 PM]
FX Rescues Fifth Season of 'Me'
FX has renewed its veteran drama "Rescue Me," this time for an expanded 22-episode fifth season.

[11/01/07 - 01:35 PM]
It's an Incredible Holiday Season at ABC Family!
This year features over 200 hours of holiday-themed entertainment for the whole family from December 1-25.

[11/01/07 - 12:00 PM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, October 31, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 31.

[11/01/07 - 11:58 AM]
ABC Celebrates Country Music with Programming, Special Guest Stars and Appearances Leading Up to the "The 41st Annual Cma Awards"
Among the appearances: LeAnn Rimes on "Dancing With the Stars" and Wynonna on "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition."

[11/01/07 - 11:27 AM]
CBS Scares Up a Halloween Victory
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 31.

[11/01/07 - 11:15 AM]
Emmy Award-Winning Comedian Dennis Miller Named Host of NBC's New Comedy Quiz Show 'Amne$ia' from Mark Burnett Productions
"I wasn't looking to host another game show but when they brought me...uh...uh...uh...what's the name of the show again? Oh yeah, 'Amnesia," said Miller.

[11/01/07 - 10:22 AM]
Bravo Announces BlueflY.com, L'Oréal Paris, Saturn, and Tresemmé as Top Sponsors for "Project Runway"
For the fourth consecutive cycle, Bravo continues its overall series partnership with ELLE magazine, including the expertise of Nina Garcia as a series judge, and prizing for the winner.

[11/01/07 - 10:20 AM]
Leigh Redman Upped to Vice President, Drama Development CBS Par Network TV
In her new position, Redman will work closely with McNamara and Maria Crenna, Executive Vice President, CBS Paramount Network Television, in developing new series in the drama genre for all broadcast networks.

[11/01/07 - 09:37 AM]
A&E Rocks: Bon Jovi to Premier on A&E Network November 10th; Expanded DVD Version Bon Jovi Lost Highway: The Concert in Stores November 13th
The show, deemed "The Lost Highway Concert" after their most recent album release, included a complete performance of the band's platinum album "Lost Highway," from start to finish, as well as many of their career chart-toppers.

[11/01/07 - 09:23 AM]
Bravo's "Project Runway" Struts Again with 15 New Runway Models on Wednesday, November 14 at 10 PM ET/PT
Like the "Runway" contestants, the 15 models are whittled down to the finalists who will strut the catwalk at New York's Fashion Week as the lead models in their designers' show.

[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.







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[07/29/15 - 11:32 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Fall Premieres
New seasons of "For Better or Worse," "Iyanla: Fix My Life," "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" and "If Loving You is Wrong" will kick things off in September.

[07/29/15 - 11:32 AM]
E! Announces New Series "Hollywood Teen Medium" (Working Title)
Following the life of 19-year old Tyler Henry, the series explores the world of this self-proclaimed clairvoyant medium as he balances his unique abilities with trying to be a regular teenager.

[07/29/15 - 11:01 AM]
Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" Executive Team to Remain with Late-Night Flagship Franchise
"Steve, Jen, Tim, Jill and Adam have been key architects of 'The Daily Show's' success, and we are excited that they will continue at the core of the creative team working with Trevor Noah as the show evolves," said Michele Ganeless.

[07/29/15 - 10:29 AM]
"The Men in Blazers Show" Season Premiere This Mon., Aug. 3 at 11 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The season premiere of the 30-minute show will feature NBC Sports Group's Premier League analysts Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe, hosts of The 2 Robbies "Football" Show on NBC Sports Radio, as they preview the 2015-16 season.

[07/29/15 - 10:08 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Highlights the Importance of Big Cat Awareness with Full Lineup of World Lion Day Programming, Aug. 10
The network's programming initiative also draws awareness to the National Geographic Society's Big Cats Initiative with public service announcements and on-air promotional attention, kicking off Wednesday, July 29.

[07/29/15 - 10:02 AM]
MTV Announces Season Two Pick-Up for "Scream" During Summer TCA Presentation
Plus: the network sets return dates for "Finding Carter" and "Ridiculousness."

[07/29/15 - 09:45 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires U.S. Rights to Leah Wolchok's "Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists"
The feature-length documentary debuts Monday, Dec. 7 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) exclusively on HBO, following a limited theatrical run (Nov. 20-Dec. 3).

[07/29/15 - 09:01 AM]
FX Networks Launches Emojis Based on Hit Original Series
"Archer," "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia," "The Strain," "Man Seeking Woman" and "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" are among the initial offerings.

[07/29/15 - 08:40 AM]
"Talent" and "Hollywood Game Night" Are the #1-2 Shows of the Night on the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 28.

[07/29/15 - 08:40 AM]
NBC Confirms "Welcome to Sweden" Exit, "Hollywood Game Night" Repeats to Fill Slot
Plus: look for the "Mr. Robinson" one-hour premiere to rebroadcast Sunday, August 9 at 7:00/6:00c.

[07/29/15 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "America's Got Talent"
Plus: "Zoo" on CBS rises to match its series high among adults 18-49.

[07/29/15 - 08:20 AM]
Animal Planet Statement Re: Kipenzi the Giraffe
"Like our friends and fellow animal lovers at the Dallas Zoo and around the world, Animal Planet is completely heartbroken after learning of the tragic news of Kipenzi's death."

[07/29/15 - 07:43 AM]
HGTV Delivers Its Highest-Rated July Ever
HGTV spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/29/15 - 07:35 AM]
truTV Announces Fall Lineup, Including Highly Anticipated "Funny or Die's Billy on the Street" and First-Ever "Impractical Jokers LIVE Punishment Special" Hosted by Howie Mandel
Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Anna Kendrick and Julianne Moore are among those featured in the new season of the former.

[07/29/15 - 07:16 AM]
Video: "Kendra on Top" Supertease - Season Four Premieres Friday, August 21 at 10PM ET/PT on WE tv
The series will move to its regularly scheduled timeslot Fridays at 9:00/8:00c on WE tv, beginning with the second episode.