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[12/03/07 - 06:25 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 3-7
Updates include: Thom Beers, Gail Berman and Lloyd Braun ink three-series/30-episode deal with NBC, the Wayans brothers land a comedy at VH1 and Connie Nielsen to topline A&E's "Danny Fricke."

[12/03/07 - 05:49 PM]
Online Talent Search, Big Shot, Cleared in 60% of the Country
CBS Television Distribution (CTD) has cleared "Big Shot" on local broadcast affiliates' web sites representing more than 60% of the country.

[12/03/07 - 05:41 PM]
IFC Expands Original Programming Slate with the Whitest Kids U' Know
Season two of "The Whitest Kids U' Know" will premiere on Sunday, February 10 from 11-11:30pm ET/PT.

[12/03/07 - 04:44 PM]
VH1's 'The Critics' Choice: Best Movies of 2007' Takes an Inside Look at the Year's Most Significant Performances in Film
The round table discussion, featuring Sam Rubin, Pete Hammond, Jeanne Wolf, Carrie Keagan and Mark S. Allen, will premiere on Saturday, December 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/03/07 - 04:42 PM]
Bravo Partners with Four Leading Digital Cable Operators Bringing Interactive Ad-Supported Voting and Polling to 'Project Runway'
The interactive overlays during "Project Runway," sponsored exclusively by Brother International Corporation, provide a measurable in-program opportunity for the advertiser.

[12/03/07 - 04:41 PM]
Sci Fi's 'Tin Man' Miniseries #1 Telecast in Channel's History
Sci Fi spins the numbers for Sunday, December 2.

[12/03/07 - 04:40 PM]
Promax/Bda, the CW and Blink Launch 2nd Annual College Promo Competition: Making the Cut 2008
This time, students will have the opportunity to submit entries for The CW's "Supernatural," "Gossip Girl" and "Smallville."

[12/03/07 - 03:07 PM]
Game Shows, Popular Reality Series, News Magazines, the Season Premieres of Two Returning Scripted Programs, and the Debut of a New Comedy Join CBS's Primetime Schedule in January and February
Ushering in the New Year is the game show POWER OF 10, reality favorites BIG BROTHER and SURVIVOR, the return of THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE and JERICHO, the series premiere of the comedy THE CAPTAIN and original episodes of 48 HOURS MYSTERY.

[12/03/07 - 02:16 PM]
'Law & Order' and 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent' Return to NBC Lineup on Wednesdays in Early January
"Law & Order" resumes with a two-hour season premiere event on Wednesday, January 2 (9-11 p.m. ET), and will continue on Wednesdays starting January 9 (10-11 p.m. ET).

[12/03/07 - 12:49 PM]
VH1's 'Best Year Ever' and 'What Perez Sez: About 2007' Join the Network's Line Up for the Ultimate End-Of-Year Pop Culture Celebration
Also due this month: the season finales of "I Love New York," "America's Most Smartest Model" and "The Shot."

[12/03/07 - 12:47 PM]
GSN Spreads Season's Greetings and Yuletide Cheer with Christmas-Themed Marathon Programming
The stunt includes marathons of "Family Feud" and "Card Sharks."

[12/03/07 - 12:46 PM]
America Will Determine Who Will Be Crowned 'Sunday Best' During the Live Season Finale of BET's Hit Series Tuesday, December 4 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
The live finale will feature performances by platinum-selling gospel songstress Yolanda Adams and series' host, Kirk Franklin.

[12/03/07 - 12:46 PM]
The "43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards," Country Music's Party of the Year, Will Be Broadcast Sunday, May 18 on the CBS Television Network
This is the first year the special will take place on a Sunday, the third year it will be held at the MGM Grand and the sixth year the show will be held in Las Vegas.

[12/03/07 - 12:44 PM]
CBS Relaunches Online Store at CbsstorE.com Just in Time for the Holidays
The redesigned online store features official fan gear and products - including DVDs, apparel, books, toys and games.

[12/03/07 - 11:28 AM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, December 2, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 2.

[12/03/07 - 10:43 AM]
FOX Reality Channel Celebrates the Top 25 Hottest Women of Reality TV
"Road Rules" alum Mark Long hosts the special, which airs Saturday, December 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/03/07 - 10:42 AM]
Top Ten Most Amazing Transformation Moments in NBC's 'Biggest Loser' History Featured in Special Episode on Tuesday, December 4 (8-10 P.M. Et) That Also Finds the Last Six Contestants Going Back to Work - at a Pizzeria!
NBC details this week's episode of "The Biggest Loser."

[12/01/07 - 01:59 PM]
ABC Family, Amc, Sci Fi & USA All Book January Premieres
Among the offerings: ABC Family's "Wildfire," AMC's "Breaking Bad," USA's "Monk" and Sci Fi's "Guinea Pig."

[11/30/07 - 10:00 PM]
Très Bien! Is Eliminated from "The Next Great American Band" Competition
FOX details the latest "The Next Great American Band" elimination.

[11/30/07 - 06:20 PM]
Development Update: Week of November 26-30
Updates include: Elizabeth Berkley lines up gigs at CBS and Bravo, Alex Graves to helm FOX's "Fringe" and the usual mix of casting news.

[11/30/07 - 05:41 PM]
NBC Promotes Doug Vaughan to Senior Vice President, Special Programs and Alternative Development, NBC Entertainment While Meredith Ahr Advances to Vice President, Alternative Programming, Development and Specials, NBC Entertainment
The announcements were made today by Craig Plestis, Executive Vice President, Alternative Programming, Development and Specials, NBC Entertainment, to whom both report.

[11/30/07 - 05:40 PM]
Hallmark Channel Delivers Best November Ever Ranking #6 in Prime Time
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the month of November.

[11/30/07 - 02:38 PM]
In Its 15th Season, "Survivor" Continues Its Time Period Dominance
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, November 29.

[11/30/07 - 01:11 PM]
HBO's 'Def Jam,' 'Maher' to Join 'The Wire,' 'In Treatment' in January
"The Wire" will kick off its fifth - and final - season on Sunday, January 6 at 9:00/8:00c followed by the return of "Jam" that same night at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/30/07 - 12:06 PM]
The "ABC World Premiere Movie Event: A Raisin in the Sun" Has Just Been Selected to Be Screened at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2008
In addition, ABC.com will offer a first look of the trailer of the already acclaimed three-hour film, beginning today.

[11/30/07 - 12:05 PM]
The CW's "Top Model" and Freshman Hit "Gossip Girl" Shine on Final Night of NoV. Sweep
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 28.

[11/30/07 - 11:55 AM]
NBC Announces Exciting Line-Up of Reality Series Premieres in January as New 'American Gladiators' Debuts Along with Brand New Season of 'The Biggest Loser' and Return of Popular Game Show '1 Vs 100'
These series join the previously announced premiere of "The Celebrity Apprentice" on January 3 (9-10 p.m. ET).

[11/29/07 - 06:17 PM]
NBC to Wrap 'Journeyman,' Revive 'Bee' in December
"Bee" will rejoin the network's lineup with full hours on Friday, December 21 and Friday, December 28 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/29/07 - 05:38 PM]
TBS's Popular Late-Night Comedy Series 10 Items Or Less Cuts Ribbon on Second Season Tuesday, JaN. 15
"All of the dialogue in 10 ITEMS OR LESS is improvised," says co-creator/executive producer John Lehr.

[11/29/07 - 05:37 PM]
Hallmark Channel Ranks #4 in Prime Time for Week of NoV. 19-25
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 19-25.

[11/29/07 - 05:37 PM]
Heather Eliminated from "America's Next Top Model" on the Cw
The CW details the latest "America's Next Top Model" elimination.

[11/29/07 - 05:33 PM]
ABC Family Will Make One Girl's Fairy Tale Dreams Come True with Their New Reality Series "America's Prom Queen"
The six one-hour episodes will be executive produced by Patty Ivins and Julie Pizzi.

[11/29/07 - 01:38 PM]
D.L. Hughley to Host 'The 13th Annual Critics' Choice Awards' on VH1
Nominees will be announced in a live press conference on VH1, Tuesday, December 11 at 8:30am ET/5:30am PT.

[11/29/07 - 01:37 PM]
Samuel L. Jackson to Host Spike TV's 2007 "Video Game Awards"
Also set to appear: Criss Angel, Kurt Angle, Tia Carrere, Tony Hawk, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, Matt Leinart, Zachary Levi, Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt, Dave Navarro, Steve-O and Tila Tequila.

[11/29/07 - 01:36 PM]
The Cast of "The Hills" Ends Season Three with a Bang During "The Hills Finale: Live in Hollywood" Event on December 10 Beginning at 8pm Et
Plus: MTV will fly in up to 40 Hills devotees from the U.S. and Canada as a part of "The Hills Biggest Fan Contest" which asks fans to submit videos on why they are crazy about the series.

[11/29/07 - 01:35 PM]
Bucky Covington Reveals the Final Two Contestants of CMT's National Online Talent Search When "Music City Madness: The Road to CMT" Premieres December 4 on Cmt
The top two contenders will then battle it out in a head-to-head battle at CMT.com, and the winner will be announced Tuesday, December 11.

[11/29/07 - 01:34 PM]
NBC.com and IvillagE.com Partner with 'The Biggest Loser' to Offer Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season
The "More You No" section on NBC.com will feature tips from trainer Jillian Michaels and show nutritionist/chef Cheryl Forberg, RD.

[11/29/07 - 01:20 PM]
Debmar-Mercury Partners with New York's Queen of Radio for TV Talk Show
Debmar-Mercury intends to focus exclusively on New York for the initial run of the series before making the series available on a national basis.

[11/29/07 - 11:15 AM]
Family Friendly Programming Forum to Celebrate "The 9th Annual Family Television Awards" Airing Thursday, December 27, 2007, on the CW
Phil Keoghan hosted the evening which will air as a one-hour special on Thursday, December 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/29/07 - 11:14 AM]
Criminal Minds Delivers It Largest Audience and Best Rating in Adults 18-49 Since Its Post Super Bowl Wednesday Broadcast Last February
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 28.

[11/29/07 - 11:11 AM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, November 28, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 28.

[11/29/07 - 09:51 AM]
Sci Fi Channel Growth Trend for '07 Continues with Best November Ever in Total Viewers and Younger Demos
Sci Fi spins the numbers for the month of November.

[11/29/07 - 09:24 AM]
FOX Delivers Holiday Cheer This December with All-New Seasonal Installments of "The Simpsons" and "American Dad"; the World Broadcast Premiere of "Christmas with the Kranks"; and the Countdown to 2008 on "New Year's Eve Live"
This December FOX delivers all-new seasonal installments, favorite holiday episodes and festive specials.

[11/28/07 - 05:34 PM]
Award Winning U.S. Premiere Comedy, the Catherine Tate Show, Back on BBC America
The show's third season premieres Friday, December 28 at 9:20 p.m. ET/PT.

[11/28/07 - 05:31 PM]
First of Four Original Holiday Movie Premieres Cements Hallmark Channel's Standing as the Leading Family Viewing Destination This Holiday Season
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the month of November.

[11/28/07 - 05:29 PM]
7th Heaven, "Cheers" and "I Love Lucy" Find a New Home on Hallmark Channel
The pact with CBS Television Distribution also includes additional episodes of "Matlock" and "Touched By An Angel."

[11/28/07 - 05:20 PM]
NBC Announces New Dramedy Series 'Lipstick Jungle' to Premiere on Thursday, February 7
"ER" will continue in the Thursdays (10-11 p.m. ET) time slot through January when the Emmy Award-winning drama series completes its current run of original episodes.

[11/28/07 - 03:31 PM]
TV Land Sweeps Through November
TV Land spins the numbers for the month of November.

[11/28/07 - 03:31 PM]
Lifetime Television on Pace to Seize #1 Spot for Entire Year Among W18-49 and W25-54 in Total Day, Versus All of Ad-Supported Basic Cable
Lifetime spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/28/07 - 01:26 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, November 27, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 27.







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