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[02/19/08 - 10:36 PM]
MTV's "Human Giant" Returns for Season 2 Premiering Tuesday, March 11 at 11:00pm ET/PT
Guests this season include Bill Hader, Fred Armisen, Will Arnett, David Cross, Rob Riggle, Brian Posehn and Andy Samberg.

[02/19/08 - 04:04 PM]
Kathy Griffin Heads to Las Vegas to Host All-New Special for Tbs, World's Funniest Commercials: Hilarious Liaisons
The one-hour special, featuring more than 50 comedic ads centered on relationships, is set to premiere Sunday, March 16, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT).

[02/19/08 - 03:25 PM]
Streaming Video Goes Retro on NBC Universal's Entertainment Sites
NBC.com, SCIFI.com, ChillerTV.com and SleuthChannel.com will each offer streaming vintage television content beginning this month.

[02/19/08 - 03:23 PM]
Oxygen Airs "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" as Part of Black History Month Celebration
The film won the 1967 Oscar for best Writing Original Screenplay and garnered a Best Actress win for Katherine Hepburn.

[02/19/08 - 03:21 PM]
Mel B Joins "Access Hollywood" as Guest Correspondent Covering the New Season of "Dancing with the Stars"
"'Access Hollywood' has a fun energy that I am excited to be a part of," says Mel B.

[02/19/08 - 02:20 PM]
Oscar(R).com Kicks Off the 80th Annual Academy Awards(R) with Exclusive "Sneak Peek" Oscar Coverage and More Video Than Ever Before
Said coverage includes "Road to the Oscars," hosted by Antonio Sabato Jr., an eight-episode series updated daily.

[02/19/08 - 02:19 PM]
ABC Entertainment and TV Guide Announce Unique Promotional Insert for "Oprah's Big Give"
Copies of the February 25 issue will be polybagged with an ABC-branded packet of tissues.

[02/19/08 - 02:17 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel Live to Broadcast Its Third Consecutive Post-Academy Awards(R) Special, Sunday, February 24 on Abc
Ben Affleck, Jon Stewart and Mary J. Blige will all make appearances on the show's live broadcast.

[02/19/08 - 01:27 PM]
FOX Returns Series to Production
FOX confirms our report from earlier today, including a round-up of return dates for each series.

[02/19/08 - 11:25 AM]
FOX Overhauls Spring Lineup: New 'House' to Anchor Mondays
FOX has overhauled its spring lineup as new episodes of "House," "Bones," "'Til Death" and "Back to You" will join its schedule in April.

[02/19/08 - 09:57 AM]
NBC Universal Announces New Client-Centric Approach to Upfront
As part of the new selling process, NBC Entertainment will take the unprecedented step of unveiling a full, 52-week primetime programming schedule in early April.

[02/19/08 - 09:18 AM]
The Verdict's In: "Boston Legal," from David E. Kelley Productions & Twentieth Television, to Join Ion Television's Primetime Lineup
"'Boston Legal' will be to ION Television what Denny Crane is to Crane, Poole & Schmidt - bold, outrageous and positively entertaining," said ION chief Brandon Burgess.

[02/19/08 - 09:17 AM]
TV Guide Network Set to Premiere Its Highest Rated Series, 'Idol Tonight' for Season Three
Kimberly Caldwell ("Idol" season two finalist), Justin Guarini ("Idol" season one runner-up) and Rosanna Tavarez (winner of "Popstars") all host the series.

[02/19/08 - 09:14 AM]
BET Recognizes the Achievements of Alicia Keys, Tyra Banks, Richard Parsons, the Honorable Maxine Waters, DR. Cornel West and Ceo Janice Bryant Howroyd at 'The BET Honors'
Stevie Wonder, John Legend, Gladys Knight, Wyclef Jean, Jill Scott, Brian McKnight, Ne-Yo, Raheem DeVaughn, Blair Underwood, Danny Glover, Kerry Washington, Idris Elba, Hill Harper and Vivica A. Fox all joined host Cedric "The Entertainer" at the event.

[02/19/08 - 09:13 AM]
Reelzchannel TV Network Acquires Exclusive Post-Syndication Cable Network Television Rights to 'At the Movies with Ebert & Roeper'
"Ebert & Roeper" will join its programming lineup beginning Tuesday, February 26 at 6:30 PM ET/3:30 PM PT.

[02/19/08 - 09:12 AM]
Country Music's Biggest Stars Scheduled to Appear at the "2008 CMT Music Awards" Premiering Monday, April 14
Tickets to the 2008 CMT MUSIC AWARDS at The Curb Event Center at Belmont University in Nashville go on sale Saturday, February 23 at 10 a.m., CT.

[02/19/08 - 09:11 AM]
Sundance Channel to Premiere 'On the Road in America'
The 12-part documentary series, which premieres June 4, follows four young Arabs as they travel across the United States.

[02/19/08 - 09:00 AM]
ABC News' "Good Morning America" Unveils the "Dancing with the Stars" Season Six Celebrity and Professional Dancer Pairings
The new "Dancing with the Stars" pairings were revealed today on "Good Morning America."

[02/18/08 - 10:00 PM]
Twelve New Stars Will Light Up the Dance Floor When "Dancing with the Stars" Returns for a Spectacular Sixth Season
The new cast includes an Academy Award winner, a Tony Award winner, an Olympic Gold medalist, a nine-time Grand Slam tennis champion and the NFL's current Man of the Year.

[02/18/08 - 05:13 PM]
'Knight Rider' Scores the Top 18-49 Rating for Any Movie on Any Network in Nearly Three Years
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 17.

[02/18/08 - 10:50 AM]
American Idol Performances Available Exclusively on the Itunes Store
Kicking off with this week, customers can purchase music performances for 99 cents per song.

[02/15/08 - 05:25 PM]
Development Update: Week of February 11-15
Updates include: "24," "Ugly Betty" and "Womens Murder Club" all see behind-the-scenes chanegs; MyNetworkTV says goodbye to "IFL Battleground"; and FX slates a return date for "The Riches."

[02/15/08 - 03:55 PM]
Hotel Babylon Returns for More Decadent, Five-Star Drama
The show's third season premieres Wednesday, March 12 at 9:00/8:00c on BBC America.

[02/15/08 - 11:30 AM]
The CW Announces Schedule for Return of Original Episodes of Scripted Series
Plus: "Supernatural" will return on April 24 while "Reaper" will shift back to Tuesdays starting April 22.

[02/15/08 - 11:25 AM]
TLC Shares the Secret Life of a Soccer Mom
The new series, hosted by Tracey Gold, will join LITTLE PEOPLE BIG WORLD and JON & KATE PLUS 8 on Monday nights starting March 3.

[02/15/08 - 11:23 AM]
Quick Take for Thursday, February 14, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 14.

[02/15/08 - 11:21 AM]
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Finishes the 50-State Tour by Calling a Nation-Wide Builder Coalition to Help the Extreme Team Tackle Louisiana
Said episode will serve as the show's season finale in May.

[02/15/08 - 09:13 AM]
Celebrities Hit the High Notes on Special Editions of "Don't Forget the Lyrics!"
Upcoming episodes will feature Boyz II Men, Bret Michaels, Kevin Cronin and Kimberley Locke as they compete for charity.

[02/14/08 - 06:03 PM]
ABC Family Continues to Build Slate of Original Programming with Original Event, "Samurai Girl" and the Return of Hit Series "Greek"
"Samurai Girl" is slated to begin production in Vancouver this spring and air over the course of one weekend in August 2008.

[02/14/08 - 05:30 PM]
True Love Needs No Translation! MTV's New Romantic, Comedy Series "That's Amore" Premieres on Sunday, March 2nd at 10pm ET/PT
Viewers will get a special sneak peek at the new series on Sunday, February 24th at 10pm ET/PT MTV with "Domenico's Passport to Love."

[02/14/08 - 04:03 PM]
BBC America Co-Production, Wire in the Blood, Returns for a Fifth U.S. Premiere Season
The new season, due on April 6, opens with a special episode shot in Austin, Texas.

[02/14/08 - 03:30 PM]
CBS Renews 11 Series for the 2008-2009 Season
The group joins the previously renewed "Survivor" and "The Amazing Race."

[02/14/08 - 01:52 PM]
NBC Realigns Current Series Program Department as Teri Weinberg, Executive Vice President, NBC Entertainment, Will Expand Her Role to Oversee Both Development and Current Series
As a result, comedy chief Jeff Ingold and drama chief Katie O'Connell will oversee current programming in their respective areas, with both reporting to Weinberg.

[02/14/08 - 12:02 PM]
Escape the Cold Weather This Winter and Warm Up with the Help of These Hot Contestants from "Survivor: Micronesia -- Fans VS. Favorites" with an Easy-To-View Online Swimsuit Calendar Available as a Widget
The calendar will be updated regularly throughout the life of the broadcast so you can keep track of all things Survivor in one convenient location.

[02/14/08 - 12:00 PM]
Production Secrets and Fun Facts Pop Up on the Next Two Episodes of "Ghost Whisperer" and "Csi: Miami"
The fun facts will pop up as "Love Notes" and "Bullet Points" on GHOST WHISPERER and CSI: MIAMI, respectively.

[02/14/08 - 11:00 AM]
NBC and MTV Announce Unique Partnership for Highly Anticipated Internet Series 'Quarterlife' to Run 22-Minute Sneak Peek on MTV Prior to NBC's Premiere
MTV will air 22 minutes from the premiere one-hour episode on Tuesday, February 26 at 4:30 p.m. PT/ET, following "TRL."

[02/14/08 - 10:58 AM]
Will It Be Lucky Number 13 for 'Deal Or No Deal'S' Million Dollar Mission?
Katie Henslin of Forest Lake, Minnesota will start with a 50% chance of choosing a $1 million case on Monday's episode.

[02/14/08 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Statement Regarding Its 2008 Upfront Presentation
CBS plans to hold a presentation for advertisers at Carnegie Hall in New York on Wednesday, May 14.

[02/14/08 - 12:28 AM]
Summer Season Begins This May on Fox
FOX confirms our previous report, which includes a last-minute change to "When Women Rule the World's" start date.

[02/14/08 - 12:26 AM]
Top 24 "American Idol" Semifinalists Revealed!
The Top 12 male singers will perform Tuesday, Feb. 19 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) and the Top 12 female singers will perform Wednesday, Feb. 20 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

[02/13/08 - 05:02 PM]
BBC America Launches Flagship Weekly News Program Newsnight
The program, airing at Fridays 10:00/9:00c starting February 29, compliments "BBC World News America," the channel's nightly U.S.-facing news hour, launched in October 2007.

[02/13/08 - 04:01 PM]
Happy Couple Eric Stein and Jessica Hughbanks from "Big Brother 8" Return to Host the Head of Household Competition Tonight on "Big Brother: 'Til Death Do You Part" on the CBS Television Network
Said episode airs tonight from 8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT.

[02/13/08 - 03:04 PM]
'Truth,' 'Women Rule' FOX's Summer Plans
Also on tap: new seasons of "So You Think You Can Dance" and "Hell's Kitchen."

[02/13/08 - 03:00 PM]
USA Network's New Original Series in Plain Sight Comes Into View on Thursday, April 24
Shot on location in and around Albuquerque, NM, IN PLAIN SIGHT will premiere with a 90-minute episode followed by eleven one-hour episodes.

[02/13/08 - 01:44 PM]
NBC Announces Broadcast Return of Several Scripted Series with Original Episodes in April
"My Name Is Earl" will be the first to return with a special one-hour installment on Thursday, April 3.

[02/13/08 - 01:42 PM]
NBC Renews Drama Series 'Chuck, 'Life' and 'Heroes' for 2008-09 Season
All three series will have major re-launch campaigns next year.

[02/13/08 - 12:47 PM]
Weeds and Secret Diary of a Call Girl Set for Showtime's Monday Comedy Block on June 16th
With 13 new episodes ordered, WEEDS begins production in April 2008.

[02/13/08 - 11:46 AM]
Bravo Reveals the 12 Dancers Set to Compete on "Step It Up & Dance," Premiering on Thursday, April 3 at 10 PM ET/PT
Elizabeth Berkley will host the series and Emmy Award nominee and Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell will mentor the dancers.

[02/13/08 - 11:16 AM]
TNT Gives Greenlight to Action-Packed Drama Series Leverage
Plus: the third installment of the Librarian franchise, "Curse of the Judas Chalice," which will begin shooting this spring in New Orleans.

[02/13/08 - 11:14 AM]
Doctor Who's Freema Agyeman and Ugly Betty's Alan Dale Guest Star on BBC America's Hit Sci-Fi Series, Torchwood
Plus: James Marsters is also set to return while Richard Briers, Ruth Jones and Nerys Hughes will make guest appearances.







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[07/29/14 - 09:17 AM]
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[07/28/14 - 01:33 PM]
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