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[02/27/08 - 05:03 PM]
The CW Adds Extra 'Chris' to Sunday Afternoon Lineup
Additional repeats will run at 5:00/4:00c starting March 16, replacing current occupant "Girlfriends."

[02/27/08 - 04:09 PM]
Starz Announces New Slate of Original Specials for 'Starz Inside' Series
The series premieres on April 22 at 10:00/9:00c with "Starz Inside: The Pixar Story - A Leslie Iwerks Film."

[02/27/08 - 04:07 PM]
Ghost Whisperer: The Other Side Ii Cast Members and Executive Producers to Participate in a Live Interactive Online Broadcast to Answer Incoming Questions from Fans, Thursday, FeB. 28 (5:00 Pm, Et; 2:00 Pm, Pt) on Veoh
The live streaming will feature interactive interviews with Ian Sander, Kim Moses, Mark Hapka, Lucas Alifano, Peter Douglas and Marie Westbrook.

[02/27/08 - 03:30 PM]
Twentieth Television Sells Family Focused Reality Series "Trading Spouses" and "Nanny 911" to Cmt
The unscripted series make their cable debut on CMT next week.

[02/27/08 - 03:27 PM]
ABC and "Oprah's Big Give" Give Affiliates a Million Dollars and Challenge Them to Give Big and Give Back to Their Communities by Handing Over Cold Hard Cash
Beginning March 2, participating affiliates will be given cash and asked to develop a concept that will transform that sum into even bigger bucks for their community.

[02/27/08 - 02:27 PM]
NBC's 'Deal Or No Deal' Takes a Vacation Around the World to Play the Game in Estonia, South Africa and the Phillipines for Special Episodes to Air in May
Airing in May, these special two-hour episodes will feature host Howie Mandel, along with American contestants who will play the game according to the foreign set's rules.

[02/27/08 - 02:17 PM]
Big Brother Tuesday and "Jericho" Post Big Week-To-Week Increases
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 26.

[02/27/08 - 10:24 AM]
The N Hits the Open Road with Two Degrassi Premieres - the Documentary Special Degrassi in Kenya and the Degrassi Spring Break Movie
"Degrassi in Kenya" premieres Friday, March 14 at 8:00/7:00c while "Degrassi Spring Break Movie" bows on Friday, April 4 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/27/08 - 10:23 AM]
MyspaceTV to Offer Entertainment News Content from 'Tmz'
"TMZ" will populate a branded channel on MySpaceTV, providing MySpace with a window to feature select exclusive clips after they have already aired on the "TMZ" television program.

[02/27/08 - 10:20 AM]
Stage and Screen Superstar and Country Music Icon Reba Mcentire Returns for the 10th Time to Host "The 43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards," to Be Broadcast Live from Las Vegas, Sunday, May 18 on the CBS Television Network
"I am celebrating my 10th anniversary of hosting the Academy of Country Music Awards," said McEntire. "I'm excited to honor country music's greatest talent at this spectacular awards show."

[02/27/08 - 10:18 AM]
Use Your TV to Lose Weight with TLC's I Can Make You Thin All-New Series Features Lifestyle Guru Paul Mckenna
The series, featuring weight-loss guru Paul McKenna, will premiere Sunday, March 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/27/08 - 10:17 AM]
Oxygen on a Ratings Roll with Its Best Month Ever
Oxygen spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/27/08 - 10:16 AM]
Bravo Marks Highest Rated February Ever
Bravo spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/26/08 - 05:04 PM]
New Comedy Series "Miss Guided" Debuts with a Special Premiere, Tuesday, March 18, on the ABC Television Network
ABC confirms the freshman comedy will roll out next month.

[02/26/08 - 04:06 PM]
Hallmark Channel Scores Highest-Ever-Rated February Ranking #8 in Prime Time, Boosted by Original Movie Premiere of "Bridal Fever"
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/26/08 - 03:54 PM]
Interview: "Back to You" Star Patricia Heaton

[02/26/08 - 02:59 PM]
ABC Sends 'Miss/Guided' to Counsel Thursdays
To help launch the seven-episode series, a "sneak preview" episode will air on Tuesday, March 18 at 10:30/9:30c.

[02/26/08 - 02:04 PM]
Golden Globe(R) Nominee Tom Cavanagh ('Ed'), Amy Davidson ('8 Simple Rules'), and Emmy(R) Nominee Sharon Lawrence ('Nypd Blue') Star in the First Ever Lifetime Movie Network Original Miniseries, 'The Capture of the Green River Killer'
James Marsters and Jessica Harmon also star in the project, which premieres Sunday, March 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/26/08 - 02:02 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, February 25, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 25.

[02/26/08 - 02:00 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of February 18, 2008 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 18-24.

[02/26/08 - 01:57 PM]
Primetime Viewers Come on Down -- "The Price Is Right Primetime" Is Friday's Number One Program, Sweeping Its Time Period in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for the week of February 18-24.

[02/26/08 - 11:47 AM]
Bravo's "Work Out" Returns with New Trainers and Live-In Love for Jackie
The show's third season will launch Tuesday, April 15 at 11:00 PM ET/PT.

[02/26/08 - 11:38 AM]
'Deal Or No Deal' Leads NBC's Week of FeB. 18-24
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 18-24.

[02/26/08 - 09:40 AM]
MyNetworkTV Crowns Wwe Its New Programming Champ
"WWE SmackDown" will migrate from the CW to MyNetworkTV this fall.

[02/26/08 - 09:30 AM]
Choreographer/Actor Cris Judd ('Unfabulous'), Tony(R) Award Winner Ben Vereen ('Pippin') and Singer/Actress Vitamin C ('The Amanda Show') Named as Judges of Lifetime's Dance Competition Series, 'Your Mama Don't Dance,' Premiering Friday, February 29
The eight week series is hosted by "Dancing with the Stars" alum Ian Ziering.

[02/26/08 - 09:29 AM]
CMT Gets the Best of Both Worlds as Billy Ray Cyrus and Miley Cyrus Host the "2008 CMT Music Awards"
"Miley and I are so excited to be hosting the CMT Music Awards. We know it will be a fun-filled night with a lot of great music performances," says Billy Ray Cyrus and daughter Miley.

[02/26/08 - 09:28 AM]
MyspaceTV Launches Hidden-Camera Original Series 'Special Delivery'
The launch of 'Special Delivery' marks MySpace's second co-development project and the second original web show created specifically for MySpaceTV.

[02/25/08 - 03:24 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 25
Updates include: HBO's "1%," ABC Family's Brenda Hampton project get directors; Robert Nathan to revive "Women's Murder Club" for ABC; and pilot casting season heats up.

[02/25/08 - 03:19 PM]
Live Plus 7-Day Dvr Lift Boosts the Premiere of "Survivor: Micronesia -- Fans VS. Favorites " by +10% in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS further spins the numbers for Thursday, February 7.

[02/25/08 - 03:17 PM]
Big Brother Goes Nuts for "Jericho!"
Tuesday's episode of "Big Brother" will feature a "Jericho"-themed "Power of Veto" competition.

[02/25/08 - 01:51 PM]
America's Got Talent Is Coming to a City Near You!
Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles and New York are named the audition sites for the show's third season.

[02/25/08 - 01:49 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Releases "Lil' Bush: Resident of the United States" - Season One (Uncensored) DVD Hitting Stores on Tuesday, March 11
Extras include a never-before-seen bonus episode plus audio commentaries with cast and creators and also by Jerry Springer, Ralph Nader, and Tucker Carlson.

[02/25/08 - 01:48 PM]
Hail to the Lil' Chief! "Lil' Bush" Begins a Second Term on Comedy Central(R) March 13 at 10:30 P.M.
Featured guest voices for the second season include Kevin Federline, Phil Lesh (Grateful Dead), Fred Schneider and Kate Pierson (The B-52's), Joel and Benji Madden (Good Charlotte) and Joe Escalante.

[02/25/08 - 11:12 AM]
Adam Rose, of Los Osos, CaliF., Makes Game Show History, Winning $1,153,908 on the "The Price Is Right Million Dollar Spectacular," Becoming the Show's First Million Dollar Winner
Rose won a total of $1,153,908 in cash and prizes, becoming the long-running game show's first million dollar winner, ever.

[02/25/08 - 10:42 AM]
'Quarterlife' the Groundbreaking Internet Series from Emmy Award-Winning Writer/Producer Team Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick Will Be Offered on the Itunes Store Beginning February 26
The show will be available on the same day as its premiere on NBC on February 26, and subsequent episodes will be available on the iTunes Store the day of broadcast.

[02/25/08 - 10:41 AM]
ABC & Affiliates Reach Unprecedented Arrangement to Expand Advertising-Supported, Fast-Forward Disabled Video-On-Demand Offerings
Additionally, this landmark agreement lifts ABC's repurposing restrictions, allowing for expanded opportunities to repurpose network programming at any time through this VOD arrangement.

[02/22/08 - 06:30 PM]
Development Update: Week of February 18-22
Updates include: NBC eyes a new home for "Friday Night Lights"; TV Guide says "Las Vegas" is on the way out; and Jesse L. Martin to exit "Law & Order."

[02/22/08 - 04:02 PM]
All New Programs for March
Among BBC America's highlights for next month: "MI-5" to replace "Hotel Babylon" on Wednesday nights.

[02/22/08 - 03:25 PM]
Academy Award(R) Winner Tatum O'Neal ('Paper Moon,' 'Rescue Me'), Jenna Dewan ('Step Up') and Ashley Benson ('Days of Our Lives') to Star in the Lifetime Original Movie, 'Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal,' a Riveting Tale of Girls Gone Wild
The movie will premiere in summer 2008 on Lifetime Television.

[02/22/08 - 03:20 PM]
The Winchester Boys Battle an Army of Demons, Scaring Up Season Highs for "Supernatural"
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, February 21.

[02/22/08 - 03:16 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, February 21, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 21.

[02/21/08 - 09:00 PM]
Colton Berry, Joanne Borgella, Amy Davis and Garrett Haley Are Eliminated from the "American Idol" Competition
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[02/21/08 - 04:19 PM]
Ghost Hunters International Wraps Winning Debut Season
Sci Fi spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 20.

[02/21/08 - 04:00 PM]
Big Brother: 'Til Death Do You Part Houseguests Send Parker and Jen Out the Door
CBS details the latest "Big Brother" elimination.

[02/21/08 - 03:58 PM]
BBC America Acquires Two Seasons of Prehistoric Thriller Primeval
"'Primeval' is a perfect addition to our successful Saturday night menu of sci-fi and adventure," said BBCA chief Garth Ancier.

[02/21/08 - 02:22 PM]
'Sarah Jane,' 'Doctor Who' to Join 'Galactica' on Fridays
"Sarah Jane" will launch with a one-hour special on April 11 while "Who" will kick off its fourth season with a 90-minute premiere on April 18.

[02/21/08 - 02:08 PM]
Stacy Keibler of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Will Guest Star on "October Road"
She'll play an ex-girlfriend of Geoff Stults's character on part one of the show's two-hour season finale next month.

[02/21/08 - 02:07 PM]
Bad Girls, Great Ratings!
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 19.

[02/21/08 - 02:05 PM]
Last Chance Game for 'Deal Or No Deal'S' Million Dollar Mission This Monday February 25
Once more, the Million Dollar Mission reaches a thirteen case high when half the board is revealed to have thirteen one-million-dollar briefcases.

[02/21/08 - 12:09 PM]
The CW Network's Hit Dramality Series "America's Next Top Model" Holds Open Casting Calls for Cycle 11 in Cities Across the U.S.
Casting directors are looking for females, ages 18 to 27, of diverse backgrounds, shapes, sizes and with a minimum height requirement of 5'7" tall.







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[08/21/14 - 06:00 PM]
GSN's Third Episode of Body-Painting Competition Show, "Skin Wars," Delivers Series-High Ratings
GSN spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 20.

[08/21/14 - 04:28 PM]
Lifetime's Upcoming Premieres - "The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story", "Girlfriend Intervention", "Kim of Queens", and "Dance Moms: Abby's Studio Rescue"
The latter returns on Tuesday, September 16 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[08/21/14 - 02:56 PM]
NBC Partners with Television Academy and NBCUniversal Networks to Bring Most Social Experience Ever for "The 66th Emmy(R) Awards" Live on Mon., Aug. 25
"Access Hollywood," E! and the "Today" show along with host Seth Meyers and his "Late Night" team, will join forces to harness the strength of their collective social media footprint.

[08/21/14 - 01:35 PM]
GSN Greenlights Season Four of Emmy(R) Nominated Hit Series "The Chase" and Season Two of Matchmaking Show "It Takes a Church"
Both seasons - of 20 and eight episodes, respectively - will air in 2015.

[08/21/14 - 12:54 PM]
WE tv Is Getting in the Box - The "Sex Box" - Network Greenlights First-Ever Extreme Relationship Therapy Series for 2015 Premiere
The first season will feature nine, one-hour episodes.

[08/21/14 - 12:08 PM]
It's Manzo Mania! Caroline and Family Return with Series Premiere of Bravo Media's "Manzo'd with Children"
"The Real Housewives of New Jersey" spin-off will premiere with back-to-back episodes on Sunday, October 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/21/14 - 11:18 AM]
The Hub Network's App Is Honored with the National Parenting Center Seal of Approval
In its review of the Hub Network's app, The National Parenting Center praised the app for its wholesome entertainment, interactivity and the manner in which it is organized.

[08/21/14 - 11:11 AM]
The Search for the Next "MasterChef" Begins with Open Casting Calls Starting Saturday, September 13
Calls are set for New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Miami, Cleveland, San Diego, San Antonio, Memphis and New Orleans in the coming weeks.

[08/21/14 - 11:07 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Sets Nine-Week Highs in 18-49 Demo and Total Viewers for Week of Aug. 11-15
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 11-15.

[08/21/14 - 11:06 AM]
Breeders' Cup Challenge Series Features Travers Stakes on Saturday at 4:30 PM ET on NBC and TVG Pacific Classic on Sunday at 8 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The Travers and the Pacific Classic will be the sixth and seventh shows, respectively, of 11 programs in the Challenge Series leading to the Breeders' Cup World Championships on NBC and NBCSN, October 31-November 1.

[08/21/14 - 10:51 AM]
Video: "Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways" - Trailer (HBO)
The eight-part documentary series premieres Friday, October 17 at 11:00/10:00c.

[08/21/14 - 10:45 AM]
Maria Bello, Olympia Dukakis and Joan Jett Star in "Big Driver" - Original Movie Based on Short Story by Stephen King - Premieres October 18 on Lifetime(R)
The film tells the story of a young novelist hell-bent on revenge after falling victim to a brutal crime.

[08/21/14 - 10:42 AM]
Go Under the Covers with Discovery Fit & Health for Sextember, A Month-Long Exploration of Sex in America
Every weeknight at 10:00/9:00c beginning September 1, the network will encore provocative programming from Discovery's complete library of content.

[08/21/14 - 10:41 AM]
"Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories" Premieres Thursday, September 18th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Each episode offers a unique tale: dark, horrifying, perverse, insane... hilarious - featuring a wide array of comedic and dramatic guest stars.

[08/21/14 - 10:12 AM]
"Rebuilding the World Trade Center" - Marcus Robinson's Poignant Film Chronicles 8 Years of Construction; Premieres Thursday, September 11, at 6 p.m. on History
The two-hour special - eight years in the making, from laying of the first foundation to triumphantly topping the gleaming new 104-story One World Trade Center with its spire - focuses on the construction workers who performed the Herculean task.