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[02/12/08 - 04:37 PM]
A&E Greenlights Original Scripted Drama Series Cleaner Starring Benjamin Bratt Series to Become Network's First Scripted Drama in More Than Six Years
The series is moving into production shortly and is tentatively slated to premiere this summer.

[02/12/08 - 04:00 PM]
The Ultimate Coyote Ugly Search Returns with an All New Season Premiering March 7 on Cmt
New for this season, the selected contestants will "meet in Denver, Col. where they live together and compete against one another through eight episodes of physical and mental challenges."

[02/12/08 - 01:44 PM]
'Battlestar' Is Back
The series will return for its fourth season on Friday, March 28 at 10pm ET/PT with two back-to-back half-hour specials.

[02/12/08 - 01:37 PM]
Networks Plot Post-Strike Plans: 36 (And Counting) to Resume Production
With the strike on track to be lifted tomorrow, the broadcast networks are hard at work reconciling their plans for the rest of the 2007-08 season and beyond.

[02/12/08 - 01:00 PM]
Survivor: Micronesia-Fans VS. Faves and "The 50th Annual Grammy Awards" Boost Cbs
CBS spins the numbers for the week of February 4-10.

[02/12/08 - 12:59 PM]
60 Minutes Makes the Top 10 for the Seventh Time in Eight Broadcasts
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, February 10.

[02/12/08 - 12:58 PM]
The New Adventures of Old Christine Posts Across-The-Board Increases Over Last Week's Season Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, February 11.

[02/12/08 - 12:56 PM]
ABC.com Shares the Love with Special Online Valentines from Your Favorite ABC Series
ABC.com announced today that it is sharing the love with e-mailable Valentines from your favorite ABC series.

[02/12/08 - 12:53 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of February 4, 2008 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 4-10.

[02/12/08 - 12:48 PM]
Unscripted Series and Scripted Dramas Key NBC's Week of FeB. 4-10
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 4-10.

[02/12/08 - 12:47 PM]
The Heat Is on When Oklahoma Firefighter Battles the Banker for the Million Dollar Case When NBC's Smash Hit 'Deal Or No Deal' Continues the 'Million-Dollar Mission' with Twelve $1 Million-Case Game on Wednesday, February 13
In the history of the show, 11 contestants have held the million dollars in their case, but have been unable to go the distance for the top prize.

[02/12/08 - 10:04 AM]
Ion Television to Add "M*a*s*h" to Its Fall Programming Lineup
"A timeless staple like 'M*A*S*H' is a great win for our schedule, as we migrate our network to mainstream audience appeal in the 2008/2009 season," said Brandon Burgess, Chairman and CEO, ION Media Networks.

[02/12/08 - 10:03 AM]
GSN Rewards Viewers with New Opportunities to Win with 'GSN Live,' Weekdays Beginning Monday, FeB. 25
The "live game show experience," hosted by Fred Roggin, "gives its viewing audience daily prize-winning opportunities while celebrating some of the most memorable game show moments of yesterday and today."

[02/12/08 - 09:07 AM]
American Idol Expands Results Shows to One Hour Beginning Wednesday, March 12, on Fox
Plus: "The Return of Jezebel James" will now have a special one-hour premiere Friday, March 14 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT).

[02/12/08 - 09:06 AM]
Turner Broadcasting Lands Lucasfilm LtD.'s Star Wars: The Clone Wars Television Series
The series will premiere following the North American theatrical release Friday, August 15, from Warner Bros. Pictures.

[02/11/08 - 02:07 PM]
MTV Honors the Pioneer of Reality Programming with 'The Real World Awards Bash: Roast 'Em and Toast 'Em' on Saturday, March 29
The categories and nominees will be revealed on "TRL" today through Thursday, February 14, and viewers will decide who wins by casting their votes online.

[02/11/08 - 12:37 PM]
NBC Shapes Up for Another Season of Amazing Weight Loss Stories with Its Hit Series "The Biggest Loser"
In keeping with the success of the "team" theme in season 5, the new season will feature couples, but this time producers will be heading to America's fattest cities to search for contestants.

[02/11/08 - 12:36 PM]
NBC's Hit Weight-Loss Series "The Biggest Loser" Launching Nationwide, 13-City Search for New Contestants
Upcoming locations include Boston, Dallas, Chicago, Atlanta, New York City, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Miami, Columbus, Suffolk, Las Vegas, Mesa and Los Angeles.

[02/11/08 - 12:36 PM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, February 10, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 10.

[02/11/08 - 12:30 PM]
Underscoring the Strength of Its Fall Schedule, ABC Entertainment Picks Up Nine Series for Next Season
"Brothers & Sisters," "Desperate Housewives," "Dirty Sexy Money," "Grey's Anatomy," "Lost," "Private Practice," "Pushing Daisies," "Samantha Who?" and "Ugly Betty" are all set to return next season.

[02/11/08 - 10:59 AM]
CBS and Amy Winehouse Are Sunday's Big Winners
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, February 10.

[02/11/08 - 09:52 AM]
Oxygen Added as Olympic Network
Oxygen's Olympic coverage will air weekdays from 6-8 p.m. ET and will feature a daily insider's look at gymnastics.

[02/11/08 - 09:52 AM]
Big Brother: 'Til Death Do You Part HerE...therE..everywhere
CBS details the show's offerings this season across TV, the web, mobile and more!

[02/10/08 - 04:44 PM]
Writers Bryce and Jackie Zabel Win Coveted 2008 Writers Guild Award for Long Form Original Screenplay, 'Pandemic'
"On a personal level, Jackie and I are so honored because this award comes from a panel of writers who actually read the scripts instead of watch the movies," said Bryce Zabel.

[02/09/08 - 03:57 PM]
2008 Writers Guild Awards Winners Announced
HBO's "The Wire" and NBC's "30 Rock" take home the top TV honors from the guild.

[02/08/08 - 06:33 PM]
The CW Adds 'Top Model' Encore, Benches 'Now'
Encores of the show's initial Wednesday, 8:00/7:00c broadcast will air on Sundays at 7:00/6:00c starting March 2.

[02/08/08 - 06:21 PM]
Development Update: Week of February 4-8
Updates include: Joshua Jackson to round out FOX's "Fringe"; Media Rights Capital lands series at ABC, Comedy Central and HBO; and "Inside the NFL" is cut loose by HBO.

[02/08/08 - 02:13 PM]
Gene Simmons Family Jewels Returns to A&E for an All-New Season
The show's third season will premiere with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, March 11th at 10:00 PM ET/PT.

[02/08/08 - 12:00 PM]
Top Nominees Kanye West and Amy Winehouse to Perform on "The 50th Annual Grammy(R) Awards," FeB. 10, on the CBS Television Network
Plus: Dierks Bentley, Cuba Gooding Jr., Carole King, Roselyn Sanchez, Usher and will.i.am are added as presenters.

[02/08/08 - 11:59 AM]
Survivor's Time Period Winning Streak Continues as the Premiere of "Survivor: Micronesia -- Fans VS. Favorites" Places First in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, February 7.

[02/08/08 - 11:57 AM]
Quick Take for Thursday, February 7, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 7.

[02/08/08 - 09:29 AM]
Val Kilmer Assumes Role as Voice of Kitt -- America's Favorite Talking Car -- in NBC's "Knight Rider" Movie Event on February 17
Kilmer will play the role of KITT after actor Will Arnett had to withdraw from the role due to a conflicting sponsorship deal.

[02/07/08 - 08:48 PM]
Wwe(R) Smackdown(R) Leaves Cw
"WWE SmackDown" will continue to air on The CW until the conclusion of the 2007-08 broadcast season, after which it will move to another network.

[02/07/08 - 08:37 PM]
ABC Pairs 'Oprah,' 'Newlyweds' on Sundays
Plus: The network has booked the five-week series "Primetime: What Would You Do?" for Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c starting February 26.

[02/07/08 - 04:59 PM]
Tina Turner Joins Beyonce in a Special Performance on "The 50th Annual Grammy(R) Awards," Live from Staples Center in Los Angeles, FeB. 10 on the CBS Television Network
Plus: Akon, Jason Bateman, Tony Bennett, Cher, Nelly Furtado, Tom Hanks, Quincy Jones, Joe Mantegna, Prince, Ringo Starr, Dave Stewart, Taylor Swift and Stevie Wonder all are added as presenters.

[02/07/08 - 12:41 PM]
NBC Announces Casting-Search Cities for Sixth Season of Hit Country Music Talent Show 'Nashville Star' as It Joins Network's Summer Lineup
Casting sites include Pittsburgh, Milwaukee, Charlotte, Kansas City, Tallahassee, Denver, New Orleans and Portland.

[02/07/08 - 12:40 PM]
USA Network Celebrates 25 Years of Dogs with All New Redesigned Websites Covering the 132nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
USA's coverage of the event airs February 11 and February 12.

[02/07/08 - 10:35 AM]
Bravo Fans Get a Double Dose of "Project Runway" with New Online Exclusives
The offerings include "The Malan Show," a new web series following the aspiring designer and former season three "Runway" contestant.

[02/07/08 - 08:38 AM]
Comedy Central's 'South Park,' 'Lil' Bush,' More to Return in March
Also due in March: the debut of "Lewis Black's Root of All Evil," the broadcast premiere of "Futurama: Bender's Big Score" and the return of new episodes of "Kenny vs. Spenny."

[02/06/08 - 03:56 PM]
TV Land Delivers a Bouquet of I Love Lucy for Valentine's Day
Beginning Sunday, February 10 from 8:00-10:00 PM (all times ET/PT), viewers can tune-in to four episodes of "Lucy" which "showcase this humorous and heartwarming couple's romantic escapades."

[02/06/08 - 03:55 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, February 4, 2008 (National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, February 4.

[02/06/08 - 03:53 PM]
20/20: The Final Hours of Natalee Holloway Special Is Highest Rated "20/20" in Over a Year
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 4.

[02/06/08 - 07:51 AM]
MyNetworkTV Presents "Under One Roof"
Starring Flavor Flav, the comedy series is scheduled to debut in the spring of 2008.

[02/06/08 - 07:50 AM]
CBS Reveals the Identities of the 16 New Houseguests Competing in the First Winter of "Big Brother"
This season marks the first-ever all-single cast and the most Houseguests in BIG BROTHER history.

[02/06/08 - 07:48 AM]
Heather Locklear ('Nora Roberts' Angels Fall') Returns to Lifetime in the New Original Movie 'Flirting with 40' (Working Title)
Locklear's previous effort for the channel, "Nora Roberts' Angels Fall," was the most-watched Lifetime Original Movie of 2007.

[02/06/08 - 07:47 AM]
NBC Announces Series Pickup of New 'Kath & Kim' Comedy Starring Molly Shannon and Selma Blair
"This hilarious new series exemplifies how we are changing the pilot process by ordering shows that we believe in and green-lighting them straight to series," said NBC's Ben Silverman.

[02/05/08 - 04:43 PM]
Hallmark Channel Ranks #6 in Prime Time Weekly Ratings Boosted by Original Movie Premiere, "Bridal Fever"
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, February 2.

[02/05/08 - 03:18 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Is High on Willie Nelson! Network to Roast American Icon
The special will tape in Los Angeles on Thursday, April 17 and air in early June.

[02/05/08 - 03:16 PM]
CBS Places Second in Viewers in an Atypical Week That Included the Super Bowl
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 28-February 3.

[02/05/08 - 03:13 PM]
DR. Phil Mcgraw Welcomes Oprah Winfrey -- for the First Time -- to His Hit, Nationally Syndicated Daytime Talk Show Airing Monday, February 11
Also set to appear: "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno and "American Idol" winner Jordin Sparks.







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