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[11/07/08 - 06:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 7
Updates include: Les Stroud to end Discovery's "Survivorman"; Warner Bros. drops The CW's "The Graysons"; and Dylan McDermott to topline TNT's "The Line."

[11/07/08 - 05:49 PM]
NBC to Pick Up Nine Additional Episodes of Returning Drama 'Life' to Complete Full-Season Order for 2008-09
"We love 'Life' and are thrilled that we get to see more of these characters and amazing new cases," said NBC's Teri Weinberg.

[11/07/08 - 03:14 PM]
AMC Fearfest Garners Highest Delivery in Halloween Stunt's History
AMC spins the numbers for October 24-31.

[11/07/08 - 02:44 PM]
Lost to Return to Wednesdays in January
The show's fifth season will kick off with a full-night event on Wednesday, January 21.

[11/07/08 - 02:07 PM]
Dreams Come True in November on the All-New Half-Hour Version of 'Deal Or No Deal'
Beginning November 10, viewers can log on to www.DealorNoDealTV.com and enter to win a trip to the Super Bowl in Tampa, Florida on February 1.

[11/07/08 - 02:04 PM]
ABC Family's Annual "25 Days of Christmas" Launches Monday, December 1st with Over 200 Hours of Holiday Programming
The programming stunt includes the premieres of "Snow 2: Brain Freeze," "Christmas in Wonderland" and holiday special "A Miser Brothers' Christmas."

[11/07/08 - 12:52 PM]
ABC Finishes in a Virtual Tie for No. 1 with CBS on Thursday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 6.

[11/07/08 - 12:50 PM]
Jason Mesnick, the First Single Dad in "Bachelor" Series History, Gets a Second Chance at Love When "The Bachelor" Premieres Monday, January 5, 2009 on Abc
The new season will open with a two-hour special on Monday, January 5 starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/07/08 - 10:50 AM]
CBS Extends Thursday Winning Streak to Five Consecutive Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, November 6.

[11/07/08 - 10:36 AM]
Leann Rimes, Eddie Cibrian and Rosanna Arquette to Star in the Lifetime Original Movie 'Nora Roberts' Northern Lights,' to Premiere in 2009 on Lifetime
"Lights" is the third of four 2009 Nora Roberts' movies slated to begin production that also include "Nora Roberts' Midnight Bayou," "Nora Roberts' Tribute" and "Nora Roberts' High Noon."

[11/07/08 - 10:11 AM]
MTV Debuts New Movie Series "Spoilers"
The series, which bows Friday, November 14 at 7:30/6:30c, gives "first-looks at the year's biggest upcoming flicks and exclusive scenes."

[11/06/08 - 06:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 6
Updates include: ABC cuts midseason duo to 10 episodes; James Van Der Beek and David Denman join FOX's "Eva Adams"; and Joel Fields moves from "Ugly Betty" to "Raising the Bar."

[11/06/08 - 03:34 PM]
FOX Announces 2008-2009 Midseason Schedule
"Dollhouse" and "Sarah Connor" set for Fridays; "Bones" moves to Thursdays; "House" shifts to Mondays; and much more!

[11/06/08 - 03:03 PM]
'Battlestar Galactica' Live Auction Set for January 16-18, 2009 in Pasadena, California
A portion of the auction's proceeds will benefit United Way.

[11/06/08 - 01:38 PM]
Interview: "The Office" Co-Stars Angela Kinsey & Ed Helms

[11/06/08 - 12:45 PM]
FOX Reveals "Idol" Return Date; Sticks with Tuesdays, Wednesdays
FOX will debut the eighth season of "American Idol" on January 13, network sources confirmed to the site exclusively today.

[11/06/08 - 12:15 PM]
Legend of the Seeker Now Available on Itunes
Each original episode from the first season (22 episodes in all) will be available for purchase and download the Monday after its initial weekend broadcast premiere.

[11/06/08 - 12:14 PM]
ABC Grows for the 2nd Consecutive Week in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, Drawing Its Largest Audience in Nearly 1 Year
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 5.

[11/06/08 - 12:12 PM]
Production Has Begun on ABC's "Cupid"
Jennifer Gwartz, Danielle Stokdyk, Dan Etheridge and Diane Ruggiero will join Rob Thomas as executive producers of the series.

[11/06/08 - 11:05 AM]
The Miss Usa(R) Competition Returns to Las Vegas!
The 2009 competition will air live on NBC on Sunday, April 19th at the Theatre for the Performing Arts located at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

[11/06/08 - 10:14 AM]
Emilio Estevez to Guest Star on "Two and a Half Men"
Estevez will play a former drinking and partying buddy of Charlie's who comes to visit.

[11/06/08 - 10:13 AM]
CBS Wins Wednesday in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 5.

[11/06/08 - 09:25 AM]
BET Keeps It All in the Family with the Return of 'Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is' and the New Original Series 'Brothers to Brutha'
"The Way It Is" returns for its third season on Tuesday, November 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/06/08 - 08:07 AM]
CMT's Hit Series "Gone Country" Returns for a Third Season
The new season, due in January, will feature George Clinton, Tara Conner, Taylor Dayne, Micky Dolenz, Sheila E., Richard Grieco and Justin Guarini.

[11/06/08 - 06:52 AM]
Academy Award(R) Nominee Joan Allen and Academy Award(R) Winner Jeremy Irons to Headline Cast of Lifetime Original Movie, Georgia O'Keeffe
Academy Award nominee Bob Balaban will direct the film from a script by Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Cristofer.

[11/06/08 - 06:01 AM]
Kid Rock Gets Personal During VH1 Storytellers
"VH1 Storytellers: Kid Rock" premieres on VH1 and Palladia on Thursday, November 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/05/08 - 06:12 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 5
Updates include: ABC no longer "Single With Parents"; "King of the Hill" repeats to join Adult Swim; and Eriq La Salle to return to "ER" - behind the camera.

[11/05/08 - 02:23 PM]
Sci Fi, USA Set January Bows; "Invasion," "Moonlight" Repeats Join Sci Fi
"Monk," "Psych," "Burn Notice," "Ghost Hunters International" and more are all set to return in January.

[11/05/08 - 02:17 PM]
Scare Tactics Has Best Season Ever on Sci Fi
Plus: Sci Fi has ordered nine more episodes of the series to air this spring.

[11/05/08 - 02:16 PM]
ABC News Is Most-Watched Broadcast Network During Primetime on Election Night
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 4.

[11/05/08 - 02:01 PM]
Statement from Jeff Zucker, NBC Universal President and Ceo, on the Passing of Michael Crichton
"As creator and producer of NBC's 'ER,' he helped change the face of televised drama, and his 'Jurassic Park' movies are enduring classics," said Zucker.

[11/05/08 - 02:00 PM]
Csi: Miami Celebrates 150 Killer Episodes with a List of 150 Deadly Crimes That Horatio and the Csis Have Solved in the Past Seven Years
The milestone episode airs Monday, November 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/05/08 - 11:55 AM]
Emmy and Golden Globe Award Winner Tom Selleck Stars in "Jesse Stone: No Remorse," a New Television Movie That Has Started Production in Halifax, Nova Scotia for Broadcast on the CBS Television Network
Still to air is the fifth picture in the series, "Jesse Stone: Thin Ice."

[11/05/08 - 11:14 AM]
Nikki Blonsky Will Guest Star on ABC's Award-Winning Series, "Ugly Betty"
Blonsky will play Teri, "an assistant at Elle magazine with whom Betty initially develops a friendship but who may have an agenda of her own."

[11/05/08 - 11:13 AM]
Executive Producers Tyra Banks and Ashton Kutcher Are Looking for Someone Truly Beautiful -- from the Outside in -- on "True Beauty," a New Series Premiering Monday, January 5, 2009 on Abc
Vanessa Minnillo hosts the series, with Cheryl Tiegs and Nolé Marin also serving as judges.

[11/05/08 - 09:42 AM]
Miley Cyrus, David Archuleta and Many More Stars to Perform on NBC's Live Broadcast of the '82nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade' on Thursday, November 27 from 9 A.M. - 12 P.M. Et
"Today's" Meredith Vieira, Matt Lauer and Al Roker will co-host the parade.

[11/05/08 - 06:50 AM]
A&E Greenlights New Original Series "Keyshawn Johnson: Tackling Design" Following the Trials of a Pro Athlete Trying to Make a Serious Play to Become a Respected Interior Designer
Plus: "Sell This House" gets the green light for a seventh season.

[11/05/08 - 12:09 AM]
Interview: "Law & Order" Creator Dick Wolf & Star Sam Waterston

[11/05/08 - 12:06 AM]
Interview: "Bones" Executive Producer Hart Hanson

[11/04/08 - 06:34 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 4
Updates include: Jennifer Westfeldt and David Sutcliffe say "Then Again" for the Hallmark Channel.

[11/04/08 - 02:59 PM]
Human Wrecking Balls Set to Demolish the Airwaves When New Series Premieres Wednesday, November 12 on G4
The premiere follows "Ninja Fest 3" on Wednesday, November 12 from 6:00-10:30pm ET/PT.

[11/04/08 - 02:58 PM]
Gossip Girl Grows as the CW Wins Monday with Young Women for 8th Time This Season
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, November 3.

[11/04/08 - 02:57 PM]
Toby Keith Movie "Beer for My Horses" Finds Sweet Success on Cmt
CMT spins the numbers for Sunday, November 2.

[11/04/08 - 02:55 PM]
Monday Night Football - "Wins the Night" for Third Time
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 3.

[11/04/08 - 01:29 PM]
The Votes Are in and 'Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash 2008' Is the #1 Show of the Night in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 3.

[11/04/08 - 01:25 PM]
'The Office,' '30 Rock,' 'Heroes' and 'Sunday Night Football' Pace NBC's Primetime Week of OcT. 27-NoV. 2
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 27-November 2.

[11/04/08 - 01:24 PM]
New Discovery Channel Series 'Wreckreation Nation' Celebrates America's Most Unique and Ingenius Pasttimes
"Last Comic Standing's" Dave Mordal hosts the series, due in January.

[11/04/08 - 01:22 PM]
ABC Turns in Its Strongest Results in 5 Weeks, Since Season-Premiere Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 27-November 2.

[11/04/08 - 01:20 PM]
CBS Makes It Five Straight Weekly Wins
CBS spins the numbers for the weeek of October 27-November 2.

[11/04/08 - 11:23 AM]
Deal Or No Deal Rises to Record Ratings
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of October 20-26.







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[10/16/18 - 12:02 PM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "The Final Table" - A Global Cooking Competition
The Netflix series features 12 teams of two chefs from around the world cooking the national dishes of Mexico, Spain, England, Brazil, France, Japan, the U.S., India and Italy.

[10/16/18 - 11:31 AM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Bruce Dern, Melissa Rauch and Horatio Sanz Join New Showtime(R) Comedy Series "Black Monday"
Julie Hagerty and Vanessa Bell Calloway are also on tap for the newcomer, premiering in January.

[10/16/18 - 11:11 AM]
Golden Globe(R) and Emmy(R) Nominees Christina Ricci and Judith Light Star in "Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story" Premiering January 19
Ricci plays 19th century pioneering journalist Elizabeth Cochran Seaman who published under the name of Nellie Bly.

[10/16/18 - 10:35 AM]
Country Music Icon Martina McBride Entertains from the Kitchen on New Food Network Series "Martina's Table"
McBride is giving Food Network viewers a glimpse of how she entertains at home, sharing her recipes and cooking tips that make her the queen of the kitchen.

[10/16/18 - 10:24 AM]
Pierce Brosnan to Host 7th Annual "Breakthrough Prize" Ceremony on Sunday, November 4 Live on National Geographic
Hosted by Brosnan, the program will include a tribute to the late, renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, who died in March 2018.

[10/16/18 - 10:05 AM]
Ovation Acquires U.S. Rights to "Travel Man" from All3Media International for Ovation TV, Ovation NOW, and Travel-Focused AVOD Service, JOURNY
Other titles for Ovation TV and Ovation NOW include "Stealing Van Gogh," "The KAWS Effect," and the arts-themed reality series "Fake or Fortune," "Antiques to the Rescue."

[10/16/18 - 09:18 AM]
Ryan Fletcher and Hainsley Lloyd Bennett Set as Series Regulars in "Pennyworth" for Epix and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Based on the Characters from DC
Fletcher and Bennett will portray "Dave Boy" and "Bazza," respectively; both are lifelong friends of Alfred's from their army days serving in the same corps.

[10/16/18 - 09:09 AM]
Ovation Locks in U.S. Broadcast and Digital Rights to Seven Arts & Culture Titles from Sky Vision
The series will air on Ovation's linear arts network Ovation TV, its digital platform Ovation NOW, and/or on the company's cultural-travel streaming service JOURNY.

[10/16/18 - 09:03 AM]
Netflix Original Series "Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City" Adds to the Vibrant and Diverse World of Modern-Day Barbary Lane
Paul Gross returns to reprise his role with additional series regulars Murray Bartlett, Charlie Barnett, Josiah Victoria Garcia and May Hong.

[10/16/18 - 08:41 AM]
Animal Planet Launches New Global Brand Identity with Global Series Premiere of "Crikey! It's The Irwins" on October 28
The Animal Planet global brand identity will provide a multi-platform experience for every member of the family and begins as a phased rollout on October 28 in the U.S.

[10/16/18 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Once Again Tops Charts for NBC
The Peacock leads the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/16/18 - 08:03 AM]
Video: Featurette Debut - Inside the Bewitching World of Sabrina Spellman
The 10-episode Netflix original series premieres October 26.

[10/16/18 - 07:17 AM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football": 49ers-Packers Up 38 Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 15.

[10/16/18 - 06:30 AM]
E! News Gets Candid and Unfiltered with All-New Topical Series "Nightly Pop" Premiering Every Monday Beginning October 29th at 10:30PM ET/PT, Immediately Following "Busy Tonight"
The half hour-long weekly series is hosted by E! personalities Morgan Stewart and Nina Parker, along with social influencer Hunter March.

[10/15/18 - 04:04 PM]
Netflix Orders New Series "Trinkets" Based on Young Adult Novel by Kirsten Smith
When three teenage girls from different corners of the high school cafeteria find themselves in the same mandated Shoplifter's Anonymous meeting, an unlikely friendship forms.