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[01/08/08 - 03:30 PM]
Showtime Gives Some Big Brotherly Love
"After Dark" will once again feature a live television feed from the "Big Brother" house for three hours (12:00-3:00 AM, ET/PT), seven days a week, on the cable network's SHO2 multiplex channel.

[01/08/08 - 03:27 PM]
NBC Offers Owned and Affiliated Stations Second Run of Early Episodes of New Hit Series 'American Gladiators' for Non-Primetime Weekends of January 19-20, January 26-27 and February 2-3
"This unique partnership with our owned and affiliated stations gives us a great post-premiere window to increase the sampling for this tremendous new hit series," said NBC topper Ben Silverman.

[01/08/08 - 03:26 PM]
Bravo to Premiere 'L-Bar' Technology During Network's 'A-List Awards' Show
"This innovation will help drive viewer engagement and involvement with both the programming and its commercials," said Bravo's Lisa Hsia.

[01/08/08 - 03:24 PM]
'American Gladiators' Flexes Its Muscles in Its Regular Slot Debut Monday Night
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, January 7.

[01/08/08 - 03:12 PM]
Emmy(R) Award-Winning Director and Actor Charles S. Dutton ('The Corner,' 'Roc') Stars in and Directs the Lifetime Original Movie 'Racing for Time'
Elizabeth Pena and Yaya DaCosta also star in the drama, which premieres Saturday, February 16 at 9:00 PM (ET/PT).

[01/08/08 - 01:42 PM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2007: #40-31

[01/08/08 - 12:14 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of December 31, 2007 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/08/08 - 12:13 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, January 7, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 7.

[01/08/08 - 12:12 PM]
ABC Announces the Return of "The Mole"
The new incarnation will feature new "whodunit" game elements, interactivity and a new host.

[01/08/08 - 12:11 PM]
ABC News to Provide Live Coverage of New Hampshire Primaries on Tuesday, January 8
Said coverage will replace "Just for Laughs" in the Eastern and Central Time Zones, and the 8:30 p.m., ET feed of "World News with Charles Gibson" on the West Coast.

[01/08/08 - 10:48 AM]
MTV's "Real World/Road Rules Challenge: Gauntlet Iii" Is Back and Bigger Then Ever with a Full Hour of Adventure Premiering January 23 at 10:00pm (ET/PT)
Plus: look for the "Real World/Road Rules Challenge: Gauntlet III" launch special on January 19th at 12:00 PM (ET/PT).

[01/08/08 - 10:35 AM]
CBS's Weekly Rating Highlights
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/08/08 - 10:34 AM]
The 34th Annual People's Choice Awards Goes Global
On the heels of the new format change announcement, the production team has been traveling the globe to film over 25 acceptance speeches.

[01/08/08 - 10:32 AM]
60 Minutes Delivers Its Highest Local Market Ratings in Over Three Years
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 6.

[01/08/08 - 10:25 AM]
NBC.com Unveils New Slate of Entertainment Content for 2008
New and robust sites for the "Knight Rider" movie, "American Gladiators," "Celebrity Apprentice," "quarterlife" and "Baby Borrowers" will all launch in January.

[01/08/08 - 10:21 AM]
NBC Is #1 in Primetime in 18-49 for the Third Week in a Row, as 'American Gladiators' Grabs the Highest 18-49 Rating of Any Debuting New Show This Season
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/08/08 - 08:48 AM]
James Remar and Mario Van Peebles Star in Spike Original Movie 'Sharpshooter' Premiering Sunday, January 27 at 10 PM
"Sharpshooter" premieres in HD and is slated under the "Spike Guy Movies" umbrella that will air throughout 2008.

[01/08/08 - 08:47 AM]
MTV Networks Unveils Targeted Online Syndication Strategy, Delivering the Most Diverse Line-Up of Video Content Through First-Class Partners
In addition to its online syndication partners, MTVN currently has agreements with all domestic cable operators and MSOs and delivers video content through all major download-to-own services.

[01/08/08 - 08:45 AM]
Rock Is Back! Poison Front Man Bret Michaels Is Looking for Love Again in 'Rock of Love 2 with Bret Michaels' Premiering on Sunday, January 13 at 9:00 PM*
VH1.com will sneak peek episode one beginning Friday, January 11 - Sunday, January 13 and will be home to exclusive video content throughout the season.

[01/07/08 - 10:01 PM]
'How to Look Good Naked' Becomes Most-Watched Reality Series Premiere in Lifetime Television's 24-Year History Among Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Women 18-34
Lifetime spins the numbers for Friday, January 4.

[01/07/08 - 10:00 PM]
Food Network Invites Viewers to Go 'Down Home with the Neelys'
Premiering Saturday, February 2nd at 11am ET/PT, the half-hour show "joins Food Network's daytime line-up and peeks into the lives (and kitchen) of the south's most fun-loving cooking couple!"

[01/07/08 - 09:59 PM]
Stevie Wonder, John Legend, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Wyclef Jean, Danny Glover, Kerry Washington, Vivica A. FOX and Hill Harper Will Pay Tribute to African American Luminaries at 'The BET Honors' on Saturday, January 12
Hosted by Cedric "The Entertainer," the special will premiere on the network during Black History Month on Friday, February 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

[01/07/08 - 04:37 PM]
Verizon Wireless, Warner BroS. Television Group and FOX Team Up to Take Back the Future with Integrated Marketing Partnership Promoting "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles"
The promotion, coinciding with the series' launch, boasts mobile, digital, network on-air, cable on-air and off-air components and extensions.

[01/07/08 - 04:36 PM]
'American Gladiators' Is the Highest-Rated New-Show Premiere of the Season in Adults 18-49, and NBC's Top New-Show Premiere in the Demo Since 'Heroes'
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 6.

[01/07/08 - 04:35 PM]
The NFL on CBS Afc Wild Card Game -- Tennessee-San Diego -- Boasts Highest Rating of NFL Wild Card Weekend
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 6.

[01/07/08 - 03:10 PM]
AMC Launches Multiplatform Marketing Campaign for Breaking Bad
The marketing initiative includes a robust mix of television, outdoor, print, radio and online elements.

[01/07/08 - 03:06 PM]
Recipients of "The 65th Annual Golden Globe Awards" to Be Announced at Beverly Hilton Press Conference on JaN. 13
The recipients in 25 categories will now be revealed during an hour-long HFPA press conference at The Beverly Hilton to be covered live by NBC News beginning at 6:00 pm PST on January 13.

[01/07/08 - 01:11 PM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2007: #50-41

[01/07/08 - 01:05 PM]
The Cw, Macy's and Warner BroS. Television Group Partner for the "One Tree Hill Casting Call" to Offer the Ultimate Fan Weekend and a Walk-On Role
Fans can enter the contest in one of two ways: by attending a regional casting call at seven Macy's stores nationwide, or by uploading an audition video at www.cwtv.com/macys.

[01/07/08 - 10:34 AM]
Showtime's Critically Acclaimed Drama "Dexter" Premieres Sunday, FeB. 17, 10:00-11:00 PM on the CBS Television Network
DEXTER's 12-episode first season will be edited for network television and will be broadcast on 12 consecutive Sundays.

[01/07/08 - 10:33 AM]
Bravo Greenlights New Reality Pilot "Tabatha's Salon Takeover" Featuring "Shear Genius" Personality Tabatha Coffey
In the series, "the perfectly styled, sharp-tongued Australian native brings her no-nonsense approach to a salon in dire need of a makeover."

[01/07/08 - 10:32 AM]
American Idol to Feature Philadelphia and Dallas Auditions Tuesday, JaN. 15 and Wednesday, JaN. 16, on Fox
Episodes featuring AMERICAN IDOL auditions held in San Diego, Omaha, Atlanta, Charleston and Miami to be announced.

[01/07/08 - 10:31 AM]
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles to Preview for Soldiers Overseas
"We are excited to sneak peek 'TERMINATOR' within hours after the show's network premiere for our service men and women and their families across the globe," said Larry Marotta, TV chief of the American Forces Network.

[01/07/08 - 10:28 AM]
The CW Network Announces Midseason Schedule
The netlet confirms our previous report, which spotlights the various changes to its midseason lineup.

[01/07/08 - 10:27 AM]
Best Rating for Wild Card Saturday in 4 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 5.

[01/07/08 - 10:26 AM]
'1 Vs 100' Is #1 Friday Night
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 4.

[01/04/08 - 06:05 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 31-January 4
Updates include: the "Law & Order" franchise is set to cross the pond while TNT's "Truth in Advertising" adds some cast members.

[01/04/08 - 04:37 PM]
MTV Adds 'Gauntlet Iii,' Bravo Slates 'Top Chef 4'
Plus: MTV's "Real World" returns for its landmark 20th season on May 21 and Bravo opens "Real Housewives of NYC" on March 4.

[01/04/08 - 04:08 PM]
FOX Books Remaining 'House' Installments
FOX will close the books on "House's" three remaining episodes over an eight-day period, press materials from the network confirmed today.

[01/04/08 - 04:07 PM]
Sci Fi Channel's New Tech Blog 'Dvice' Tops 1 Million Unique Visits in Its Very First Month
During their visits, thousand of readers cast their votes in DVICE's Best Gadget of 2007 sweepstakes and have crowned the Nintendo Wii the top tech toy of last year.

[01/04/08 - 04:06 PM]
Sci Fi Channel Ranks #6 for 2007 and Is #4 for 4q - Highest Quarterly Ranking Ever!
Sci Fi spins the numbers for 2007.

[01/04/08 - 01:24 PM]
Debmar-Mercury Clears Hasbro's Trivial Pursuit: America Plays in Over 55% of the Country for Fall '08 Season
The series is cleared on FOX affiliates in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

[01/04/08 - 01:03 PM]
CW Plans Midseason Makeover
The CW has announced its post-strike schedule, which as expected includes new seasons of "Pussycat Dolls Present," "Beauty and the Geek" and "America's Next Top Model."

[01/04/08 - 01:02 PM]
CBS Announces 20 Castaways for "Survivor: Micronesia -- Fans VS. Favorites"
In a SURVIVOR first, 10 ultra-fans of the series will take on 10 former castaways to compete as FANS vs. FAVORITES.

[01/04/08 - 01:01 PM]
'The Celebrity Apprentice' Is Thursday's #1 Show in 18-49 and the #1 Primetime Entertainment Telecast of the Week to Date
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 3.

[01/03/08 - 03:58 PM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, January 2, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numberes for Wednesday, January 2.

[01/03/08 - 03:41 PM]
FOX Addendum: New 'Bones' Set for Mondays
"Bones" fans will finally see new episodes of the series... in April.

[01/03/08 - 03:39 PM]
Lifetime Television Claims Top Spot Among W18+ in December Prime While Recording Fourth Consecutive Month of W18-34 Prime Ratings Growth
Lifetime spins the numbers for the month of December.

[01/03/08 - 03:37 PM]
GSN Brings Back the Classics to Late Night
The John Daly hosted "What's My Line?" and "I've Got A Secret" with Garry Moore both join GSN's lineup tonight.

[01/03/08 - 02:16 PM]
ABC and Harpo Productions Announce Host and Judges for "Oprah's Big Give," a New Dramatic and Emotional Primetime Series
Nate Berkus will host the series, while its judging panel will include Jamie Oliver, Tony Gonzalez and Malaak Compton-Rock.







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[03/04/15 - 03:03 PM]
Nickelodeon Renews Two Live-Action Hits "Bella and the Bulldogs" and "The Thundermans"
Year-to-date, "Bella and the Bulldogs" is the number-one show on Nickelodeon with premieres averaging two million total viewers.

[03/04/15 - 01:43 PM]
Taryn Manning, Raymond Cruz, Samantha Droke, Katie Sarife, Pam Grier and Joe Morton Star in the Lifetime(R) Original Movie "Cleveland Abduction" Premiering April 25
The film explores the true story of Michelle Knight, a 21-year-old single mom whose life was irrevocably changed by a chance encounter with an unsuspected criminal.

[03/04/15 - 12:39 PM]
Adventure Junkies Take Off-the-Beaten Path and Brave Nature's Extreme Elements in Animal Planet's "100 Miles from Nowhere"
Beginning Sunday, April 5, weekend adventurer Matt Galland and his adrenaline-fueled best buddies Danny Bryson and Blake Josephson venture to some of the most untouched pockets of the planet where cameras - let alone people - rarely have gone.

[03/04/15 - 11:38 AM]
National Geographic Channel and Acclaimed Actor Kal Penn Explore the Hidden Ways Information, Data and Maps Provide Insight Into the World Around Us... And Our Daily Lives
"The Big Picture with Kal Penn" launches Monday, March 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[03/04/15 - 11:30 AM]
Starz Releases New, Darker Key Art for Continuation of "Outlander" Season One
The series returns with the remaining eight episodes from season one beginning on Saturday, April 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/04/15 - 11:10 AM]
Eight New Episodes to Be Presented Over Four Days of "Tune in 4 What?!" Programming Event, March 26-29 on Disney Channel
Each episode in the "Tune In 4 What?!" event will be available to verified viewers on WATCH Disney Channel the morning of its premiere.

[03/04/15 - 10:15 AM]
TNT Extends "Cold Justice" with Additional Spring & Summer Episodes, Plus Two New Justice Served Specials Hosted by John Walsh
The show's winter finale is set for March 6, with the spring episodes slated to launch April 10.

[03/04/15 - 10:01 AM]
From Rainn Wilson's Production Company SoulPancake, "Impress Me" Set To Make Exclusive Television Premiere Wednesday, March 18 on Pop
The scripted comedy centers on celebrity impressionists Ross Marquand and Jim Meskimen who are trying to quit doing impressions and transition into serious, dramatic actors.

[03/04/15 - 09:18 AM]
Netflix and Leonardo DiCaprio to Partner on Upcoming Documentary Projects
Netflix and DiCaprio will work together to identify and develop potential fact-based projects, with a particular focus on environmental and conservation themes, including original documentaries and docu-series as well as acquired existing projects.

[03/04/15 - 09:04 AM]
ABC Entertainment and Marvel Television Launch "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Double Agent" on MarvelsDoubleAgent.com, ABC.com and the WATCH ABC App
The five-part original web series follows the actions of a newly hired production assistant who is actually working as a double agent on behalf of an unknown enemy known only as The Mastermind.

[03/04/15 - 09:02 AM]
TV One to Premiere Original Film "Hear No Evil" Starring Jahnee Wallace, Jill Marie Jones, Richard T. Jones and Jackie Long
Russ Parr, from Up To Parr Productions, serves as the Director and Screenwriter.

[03/04/15 - 08:50 AM]
NBC Dominates the Night, "Voice" Delivers Its Second-Most-Watched Tuesday Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 3.

[03/04/15 - 08:37 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "Chicago Fire" Claim Top Spots
The latter gets a boost from a two-hour edition of the former.

[03/04/15 - 07:32 AM]
ESPNU Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary Today
ESPNU is ESPN's fifth network, preceded by ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Classic, and ESPNEWS.

[03/04/15 - 07:31 AM]
ESPN, NHL & NHLPA Reach Agreement for 2016 World Cup
The World Cup will take place at Toronto's Air Canada Centre from September 17 - October 1, 2016 and will culminate with a best-of-three final.