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[09/10/08 - 06:28 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 10
Updates include: Rod Lurie sues Touchstone over "Commander-In-Chief"; Chris Bender and JC Spink ink first-look deal with CBS Paramount Network Television; and Mark Burnett to bring video game "Rock Band" to life at MTV.

[09/10/08 - 04:09 PM]
ABC's Charles Gibson to Interview Governor Sarah Palin Tomorrow, September 11 and Friday, September 12 in Alaska
A special "20/20" - "The Interview: Sarah Palin with Charles Gibson" - will air on Friday, September 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/10/08 - 04:08 PM]
ABC Turns in Its Strongest Tuesday in 6 Weeks with Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.

[09/10/08 - 04:07 PM]
Kenny Chesney Leads Finalists with Seven Nominations for "The 42nd Annual Cma Awards," Country Music's Biggest Night
The event will be broadcast live from the Sommet Center in Nashville, Wednesday, November 12.

[09/10/08 - 04:06 PM]
Josh Groban to Perform Television's Greatest Theme Songs Live on "The 60th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards," September 21 on ABC
"Josh's medley will touch on some of television's most resonant theme songs - including from 'Friends,' 'The Simpsons,' 'The Brady Bunch' and many more," said executive producer Ken Ehrlich.

[09/10/08 - 04:04 PM]
ABC Family's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" Wraps as TV's No. 1 Scripted Series During Its 11-Week Run in Viewers 12-34 and Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.

[09/10/08 - 04:03 PM]
Million Dollar Listing Goes Out with a Bang with Fourth Consecutive Week of Record Ratings and Over One Million Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.

[09/10/08 - 04:02 PM]
Bravo Lets America Pick Two Contestants for Season Two of 'Make Me a Supermodel'
The series is scheduled to return in the first quarter of 2009.

[09/10/08 - 04:02 PM]
Fashion Rocks! CBS's Fourth Edition of "Fashion Rocks" Delivers Its Best Ratings in All Key Measures
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.

[09/10/08 - 04:00 PM]
Patricia Heaton, Treat Williams and Jimmy Wolk Star in "Front of the Class," a New "Hallmark Hall of Fame" Presentation That Has Begun Production for Broadcast on the CBS Television Network
The telefilm is based on the book of the same title by Brad Cohen with Lisa Wysocky.

[09/10/08 - 03:59 PM]
An Emotional Keesha Leaves the "Big Brother 10" House as the 10th Evictee
CBS details the latest "Big Brother" elimination.

[09/10/08 - 03:58 PM]
CMT Crossroads: 38 Special and Trace Adkins to Premiere Saturday, September 27 on CMT
The one-hour episode, airing at 8:00/7:00c, features the hits from both artists.

[09/10/08 - 03:57 PM]
The Cast of "Wizards of Waverly Place" Host "Wiz-Tober," All New Episodes of the Hit Series, Every Sunday Night (8:30 P.M., ET/PT) Through October on Disney Channel
Selena Gomez, David Henrie, Jake T. Austin and Jennifer Stone will host "Wiz-tober," a month-long programming event.

[09/10/08 - 03:56 PM]
Disney Channel Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with New Programming for Preschoolers, Kids and Tweens Beginning Monday, September 15
Additionally, PlayhouseDisney.com will feature "Handy Manny" episodes in Spanish beginning Monday, September 15.

[09/10/08 - 03:54 PM]
Fancast to Air ABC Family's "Lincoln Heights" Season Premiere Exclusively Before Airing on TV
The show's third season premiere will stream exclusively on the site from Tuesday, September 9 to Monday, September 15.

[09/10/08 - 03:53 PM]
Food Network Changes Lives - Through Food! - in New Primetime Series the Chef Jeff Project
The newcomer bows Sunday, October 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/10/08 - 03:51 PM]
Actress/Music Artist Eve to Mentor First Round of "MTV's Top Pop Group" This Thursday, September 11 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Michelle Williams (Destiny's Child), Taboo (Black Eyed Peas) and choreographer Brian Friedman were previously announced as the show's judges.

[09/10/08 - 03:49 PM]
Hit NBC Universal Shows in Your Pocket: Full-Length Episodes on V Cast from Verizon Wireless
Among the offerings: NBC's "The Office," "30 Rock" and "Kath and Kim."

[09/10/08 - 03:47 PM]
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Kym Johnson and Deacon Jones on Tap for Debut Episode of Inside the NFL on Showtime
New episodes of the series will air every Wednesday on Showtime during the NFL season through February 11.

[09/10/08 - 03:44 PM]
Spike TV Announces Prestigious Advisory Board and Nominees for 'Scream 2008'
Taping on Saturday, October 18 from The Greek Theater in Los Angeles, "SCREAM 2008" will premiere on Spike TV Tuesday, October 21.

[09/10/08 - 03:43 PM]
TBS Orders Third Season of Top-Rated Sitcom the Bill Engvall Show
Plus: In December, TBS will present two special episodes of THE BILL ENGVALL SHOW, just in time for the holidays.

[09/10/08 - 03:41 PM]
USA's Jackie De Crinis Upped to Evp of Original Scripted Programming
"Jackie is a bright, sophisticated creative executive with a great eye for material and incredible relationships in the community," said USA's Jeff Wachtel.

[09/10/08 - 12:06 AM]
Interview: "Do Not Disturb" Star Niecy Nash

[09/10/08 - 12:05 AM]
Interview: "'Til Death" Star Brad Garrett

[09/09/08 - 06:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 9
Updates include: Bob DeLaurentis to run ABC's "The Unusuals"; plus Barry Sonnenfeld books projects at FOX, ABC and CBS.

[09/09/08 - 03:29 PM]
We TV Original Series the Locator Breaks Network Records
WE: Women's Entertainment spins the numbers for Saturday, September 6.

[09/09/08 - 03:25 PM]
He 2008 FOX Reality Channel Really Awards Celebrates the Best in Reality Television, Hosted by Alonzo Bodden, Winner "Last Comic Standing"
Plus: Jillian Reynolds to host the red carpet show while Girlicious and Kaba Modern are set to perform during the show.

[09/09/08 - 03:24 PM]
Monday Night Football Delivers Cable's Two Biggest Audiences of 2008
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 8.

[09/09/08 - 03:10 PM]
Buckle Up for a FOX Sunday Night Thrill Ride
Sunday's encore of the "Fringe" premiere to feature extended scenes from "The Day The Earth Stood Still" and "24: Redemption" as well as the first four minutes from the show's second episode.

[09/09/08 - 02:06 PM]
If You Thought Summer Was Hot, Get Ready for Fall on Usa
"Criminal Intent" to return to Thursday nights while "Monk" and "Psych" again get holiday installments.

[09/09/08 - 01:32 PM]
NBC Universal Returns to the Itunes Store
The studio's standard definition television shows will go for $1.99 per episode with HD programs set at $2.99 per episode.

[09/09/08 - 01:21 PM]
As "Big Brother 10" Nears Its Finale, All Three Editions Post Significant Week-To-Week Increases
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 1-7.

[09/09/08 - 01:20 PM]
Actor Morgan Freeman, Singer George Jones, Actress, Singer and Director Barbra Streisand, Choreographer Twyla Tharp and Musicians Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey of the Who, to Receive Honors During "The 31st Annual Kennedy Center Honors"
Due in December, the special has been broadcast on CBS each year since its debut.

[09/09/08 - 01:10 PM]
90210 and the CW Finish the Week as Network TV's #1 Show and #1 Network with Young Women
The CW spins the numbers for the week of September 1-7.

[09/09/08 - 01:08 PM]
The CW Takes Second Consecutive Monday as #1 Network with Young Women
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, September 8.

[09/09/08 - 01:00 PM]
New Series Offers Exclusive Look Inside the Professional and Personal Lives of the Women Behind Marie Claire
"Running in Heels" will premiere on Style in March of 2009.

[09/09/08 - 12:24 PM]
Stan Carrizosa, 17, of Visalia, California, Is the Winner of "High School Musical: Get in the Picture"
Carrizosa will star in a music video shown in the end credits of the feature film, Disney's "High School Musical 3: Senior Year," opening this fall.

[09/09/08 - 12:22 PM]
Television's Most Memorable Moments Now Narrowed for Voting -- Top 10 Comedic + Top 10 Dramatic - with Final Winners Announced During Emmy(R) Awards September 21 on ABC
The finalists include "Friends," "South Park," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "ER," "Grey's Anatomy," "Lost" and "The X-Files."

[09/09/08 - 11:02 AM]
NBC Wins Its Fifth Consecutive Primetime Week, Claiming the SepT. 1-7 Crown in 18-49, Total Viewers and Other Measures
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 1-7.

[09/09/08 - 10:08 AM]
Actor/Comedian Katt Williams Returns as Host for the Third Annual 'BET Hip Hop Awards' Premiering Thursday, October 23 at 8:00 P.M.*
The special tapes on Saturday, October 18 at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center in Atlanta.

[09/09/08 - 09:55 AM]
NBC Encouraging Americans to Live Healthier, More Active Lives with "The Biggest Loser League," a Supportive Social Network on NBC.com
The site will "allow people to create their own teams and recruit members from their communities at any level - families, friends, cities, companies, schools, organizations and neighborhoods."

[09/09/08 - 09:29 AM]
17 Kids and Counting Follows the Duggars - America's Favorite Large Family - in Their First-Ever Television Series
The new Discovery Health series premieres Wednesday, October 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/09/08 - 09:29 AM]
Oxygen Brings "Coolio's Rules" to Network Tuesday, October 28 at 10pm (ET/PT)
The series is set for six one-hour episodes.

[09/09/08 - 12:05 AM]
Interview: "The Rachel Zoe Project" Star Rachel Zoe

[09/08/08 - 06:24 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 8
Updates include: FOX moves forward with "Eva Adams"; Megan Mullally and Cheryl Hines in talks to join ABC's "Motherhood"; and "Malcolm in the Middle" creator Linwood Boomer revives "Karenskys" at CBS.

[09/08/08 - 03:19 PM]
May the Farce Be with You When G4 Presents a Night of "Spaceballs" on Sunday September 21
The 1987 cult classic feature film will be followed by two hours of all new, never-before-seen chapters of "Mel Brooks' Spaceballs: The Animated Series."

[09/08/08 - 03:17 PM]
Host Tom Arnold Cordially Invites Viewers to an All-New Season of Hit Series "My Big Redneck Wedding" Beginning Saturday, OcT. 4 on Cmt
The season premiere features "a couple whose non-traditional wedding includes the fact that they are brother and sister (by law, that is)."

[09/08/08 - 03:16 PM]
The Creepy and Crawly Lurk Around Every Corner in ABC Family's 10th Annual '13 Nights of Halloween'
This year's event includes the ABC Family premieres of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III" and "The Addams Family."

[09/08/08 - 03:15 PM]
Project Runway Winner and Fashion Designer Christian Siriano Selected to Design Second Red Carpet Gown for "The 60th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Trophy Presenter
Last month it was announced that Lauren Conrad ("The Hills") will be designing a gown for a trophy presenter as well.

[09/08/08 - 03:14 PM]
Oprah Winfrey to Make a Very Special Guest Appearance at "The 60th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards," Sunday, September 21 on Abc
"Oprah Winfrey epitomizes all that is wonderful about television," said ABC's Stephen McPherson.







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