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[01/09/08 - 02:33 PM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2007: #30-21

[01/09/08 - 02:14 PM]
NBC Presents Encore Broadcast of New Hit 'American Gladiators' on Sunday, January 13
The episode will air at 10:00/9:00c following the network's presentation of the "65th Annual Golden Globe Awards Announcement."

[01/09/08 - 01:32 PM]
Bravo Announces Sponsors for "Make Me a Supermodel"
The roster of advertising partners includes Alltell Wireless, Mercedes-Benz and Garnier.

[01/09/08 - 01:32 PM]
John Barrowman and James Marsters on the Season Premiere of BBC America's Hit Sci-Fi Series, Torchwood
Also stopping by this season: Martha Jones, Alan Dale, Richard Briers, Ruth Jones and Nerys Hughes.

[01/09/08 - 01:29 PM]
'The Biggest Loser' and 'Svu' Power NBC to Its Top-Rated Non-Olympic Tuesday in More Than Two Years
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 8.

[01/09/08 - 01:28 PM]
Bravo Media Announces "Top Chef: The Cookbook" Published by Chronicle Books
Launching in March, the book will be the official companion cookbook to Bravo's Emmy-nominated culinary hit series "Top Chef."

[01/09/08 - 01:26 PM]
Fueled by "One Tree Hill," the CW Climbs to Best Tuesday of Season in Target Demos
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 8.

[01/09/08 - 01:25 PM]
Moonlight Wins the People's Choice Award for Best New TV Drama
Alex O'Loughlin, who plays Mick St. John, accepted the award on behalf of the cast via video from Australia.

[01/09/08 - 10:42 AM]
NBC News Matt Lauer to Host "Going for Gold," a "Dateline NBC" Special Presentation Leading Up to the Announcement of 65th Annual Golden Globe Winners - Sunday, JaN. 13 at 7pm
The special also includes commentary by comedian Kathy Griffin and NBC's "Football Night in America" team predicts the night's winners.

[01/09/08 - 09:49 AM]
NBC to Broadcast Two Original Episodes of Action-Comedy 'Chuck' on Special Night of Thursday, January 24
The episodes will air at 8-9 p.m. ET and 10-11 p.m. ET -- sandwiched around an original episode of "The Celebrity Apprentice" from 9-10 p.m. ET.

[01/09/08 - 09:13 AM]
TV Guide Network(R) Signs Chris Harrison as Host of the New, One-Hour Daily Entertainment News Magazine Show, Hollywood 411
Harrison will join host Madison Michele to cover the hottest and most talked about entertainment stories of the day.

[01/09/08 - 09:10 AM]
The 34th Annual People's Choice Awards Announces Winners
The winners include Drew Barrymore, George Clooney, Matt Damon, "Dancing With The Stars," Ellen DeGeneres, Patrick Dempsey, Katherine Heigl, "House," "Moonlight," Brad Pitt, Joaquin Phoenix, Rascal Flatts, Gwen Stefani, Justin Timberlake, "Two and a Half Men" and Chandra Wilson.

[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.







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[10/31/14 - 03:43 PM]
TNT Greenlights High-Octane Drama "Agent X," Starring Jeff Hephner, Sharon Stone and Gerald McRaney
The network has ordered 10 episodes for the first season of the series, with plans to launch in the second half of 2015.

[10/31/14 - 03:27 PM]
NBC Passes on Back Nine for "Bad Judge," "A to Z"
Said development will spell the end of both series after 13 episodes.

[10/31/14 - 02:08 PM]
The Season Premiere of "Mom" Delivers Series High Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 12:55 PM]
ABC to Air Charles Schulz' Animated Classic, "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," Wednesday, November 26
A special bonus cartoon from Charles M. Schulz, "This Is America, Charlie Brown: The Mayflower Voyagers," will air with the Peanuts classic.

[10/31/14 - 12:43 PM]
"Northmen - A Viking Saga" Acquired for Distribution and Premium Pay TV Deal with Starz
The film is directed by Claudio Fäh and produced by Ralph S. Dietrich.

[10/31/14 - 12:38 PM]
FOX Premieres: 30-Day Multi-Platform Totals
FOX further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
Iggy Azalea to Perform at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
She joins a star-studded lineup of previously announced must-see performers including 5 Seconds of Summer, Charli XCX, Mary J. Blige, Fergie, Lorde, One Direction, Sam Smith and the evening's host, Pitbull.

[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
PBS to Air Second Season of Shine International's Boisterous Sitcom "Vicious" Stateside, Summer 2015
Following a re-commission by UK broadcaster ITV, the series will return with Freddie (Sir Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Sir Derek Jacobi) delivering more biting remarks, snide comments and cruel asides.

[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC Beats CBS' Thursday Night Premieres to Win the Opening Night Of the November Sweep for the 2nd Straight Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
Global Mystery Solved: Investigation Discovery Did It!
Since Investigation Discovery debuted in February 2008, it has been one of the fastest-growing networks in U.S. cable television and has seen a parallel growth track internationally.

[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R) Nominated Film "Do the Right Thing" with Special Introduction by Critically Acclaimed Lead Actress Rosie Perez
On Saturday, November 1, USA Network will air the Spike Lee film, that sparked a national dialogue more than two decades ago about racial tension in America and which still remains relevant today.

[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
Death-Defying Stunts and Famous Cars Take Center Stage in Two New Original Reality Series
"Extreme Escapes" (Saturday, November 29) and "Screen Machines" (Tuesday, December 2) are both on tap at ReelzChannel in the coming weeks.

[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.