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[01/11/08 - 06:17 PM]
Development Update: Week of January 7-11
Updates include: A&E renews "The Two Coreys," FX slates season two of "Dirt" and Shaun Cassidy's "Inseparable" gets revived at FOX.

[01/11/08 - 04:03 PM]
Bravo Is No.1 Cable Network in Tuesday to Thursday 10-11 PM Time Period
Bravo spins the numbers for January 8-10.

[01/11/08 - 03:53 PM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2007: #10-1

[01/11/08 - 01:49 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, January 10, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 10.

[01/11/08 - 10:16 AM]
NBC Is Ready to Laugh Out Loud with Casting Calls Across the Nation for Season Six of "Last Comic Standing"
Calls are set for Los Angeles, New York, Toronto, Minneapolis, Houston, Tempe, San Francisco and Nashville in the coming weeks.

[01/10/08 - 03:17 PM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, January 9, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 9.

[01/10/08 - 03:15 PM]
'Ghost Hunters International' Debuts as the #1 Reality Series Telecast in Sci Fi Channel History!
Sci Fi spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 9.

[01/10/08 - 03:07 PM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2007: #20-11

[01/10/08 - 02:07 PM]
Dga Award Nominees for Movies for Television/Mini-Series, Dramatic Series Night, Comedy Series, Musical Variety, Reality Programs, Daytime Serials, Children's Programs, Documentary and Commercials
The winners will be named at the 60th Annual DGA Awards Dinner on Saturday, January 26, 2008, at the Hyatt Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.

[01/10/08 - 02:05 PM]
Cast of TBS's Popular Series 10 Items Or Less Will Answer Viewers Questions During Live TBS.com Webcast Following the Late-Night Series' Second Season Premiere on JaN. 15
TBS.com's digital offerings also include "a unique interface that allows users to create personalized performance reviews, starring Leslie Poole (John Lehr), that they can send to friends."

[01/10/08 - 10:35 AM]
Diddy Turns New Season of MTV's "Making the Band 4, Season 2" Into a Battle of the Sexes Premiering Monday, January 28th at 10pm ET/PT
Plus: look for a preview special, "Battle of The Sexes: A Making The Band First Look," on Saturday, January 19th at 1pm ET/PT.

[01/10/08 - 10:28 AM]
Spike TV Takes a First-Hand Look at One of the Most Dangerous Jobs in the World with the Drug Enforcement Administration
"Television viewers will get the same unprecedented access to the inner workings of the DEA as our camera crews -- the raids, the risk and the danger," said executive producer Al Roker.

[01/10/08 - 10:27 AM]
The Pros Are Back on Spike TV!
Among those appearing this season: Ricky Williams, Allan Houston, Charles Oakley, Warren Moon, Joe Carter, Kurt Angle, Derrick Coleman and Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker.

[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.







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[04/18/18 - 05:16 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 04:58 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 04:39 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 04:37 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 04:36 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 02:16 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 12:29 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 12:01 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 11:05 AM]
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[04/18/18 - 11:02 AM]
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[04/18/18 - 11:00 AM]
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[04/18/18 - 11:00 AM]
CBS Announces 11 More Series Renewals for 2018-2019
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[04/18/18 - 10:23 AM]
Syfy Picks Up Image's Killer High School Comic "Deadly Class" to Series
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