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[11/11/08 - 06:32 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 11
Updates include: the first details about David E. Kelley's "Legally Mad" for NBC, ABC Family's "Perfect 10" and Sci Fi's "Stargate Universe."

[11/11/08 - 03:30 PM]
Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Kid Rock, Travis Barker, Jc Chasez Join MTV's "Total Finale Live" Celebration for Trl on November 16th
They're set to join "TRL's" current host Damien Fahey and former host Carson Daly in the studio and share their thoughts on what the show meant to them.

[11/11/08 - 03:28 PM]
Hallmark Channel Rings in the Holidays with Six New Original Movies - More Than Ever Before and More Than Any Other TV Network
The six original movies will air on consecutive Saturday nights between the Thanksgiving and new year holidays.

[11/11/08 - 03:27 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Mail Order Bride" Ranks as Network's Most-Watched November Non-Holiday Original Movie Ever
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, November 8.

[11/11/08 - 03:26 PM]
The CW: The Only Network to Improve Over a Year Ago with Young Women
The CW spins the numbers for the week of November 3-9.

[11/11/08 - 03:25 PM]
It's the Perfect Stocking Stuffer for Everyone in Colbert Nation - 'A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!' DVD Hits Stores on Tuesday, November 25
The DVD features bonus materials such as a book burning Yule log, video advent calendar, alternate endings and more!

[11/11/08 - 03:24 PM]
The Doctors Hits Its Highest Ratings Yet
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for Monday, November 10.

[11/11/08 - 03:23 PM]
AMC Announces Rectify as New Series in Development
The legal drama, from creator Ray McKinnon, stars "The Shield's" Walton Goggins.

[11/11/08 - 03:22 PM]
ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 7th Time in 8 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 10.

[11/11/08 - 02:50 PM]
All New Episodes of "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" and "Kyle Xy" Return in January 2009 on ABC Family
"The Secret Life of the American Teenager" returns on Monday, January 5 while season three of "Kyle XY" premieres on January 12.

[11/11/08 - 01:31 PM]
E! Brings Families Together for Laughs Thanksgiving Weekend When the Second Season of "Snoop Dogg's Father Hood" Premieres Sunday, November 30th at 10:30 P.M., ET/PT
This season's guests include Joe Montana, David Spade and Roy Jones, Jr.

[11/11/08 - 01:24 PM]
USA Network Casts Tiffani Thiessen in Original Series Pilot "White Collar"
"Tiffani will be such an amazing addition to WHITE COLLAR," said USA's Jackie de Crinis. "She brings a beauty and warmth to this role that really makes the character come alive."

[11/11/08 - 01:13 PM]
A Behind the Scenes Look at the House That Is HistorY... the White House: Behind Closed Doors
The 90-minute special premieres Wednesday, November 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/11/08 - 12:31 PM]
NBC Ties for #1 in Adults 18-49 for the Primetime Week of NoV. 3-9
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 3-9.

[11/11/08 - 11:22 AM]
ABC Wins the Week in Adults 18-49, Claiming TV's Top 2 Scripted Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 3-9.

[11/11/08 - 11:21 AM]
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition's Ty Pennington Takes Viewers Behind the Scenes in His First Network Special
"Ty Pennington: Behind the Scenes" will air Sunday, December 7 at 7:00/6:00c.

[11/11/08 - 10:57 AM]
The Big Bang Theory Getting BiggeR...ratings Bang Getting Louder
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, November 10.

[11/11/08 - 10:31 AM]
Sundance Channel and Luxury Automaker Infiniti Showcase Musical Inspiration in 'Spectacle: Elvis Costello With...' Premiering December 3
The centerpiece of the multi-platform partnership is an Infiniti-informed 13-part original short-form series, called "The Inspiration Sessions."

[11/11/08 - 09:12 AM]
NBC.com Trumps Own Records in October '08
The site posted a record 299 million page views and delivered a record 135.8 million long and short video streams.

[11/11/08 - 08:52 AM]
Big Boi, from Grammy Award-Winning Rap Duo Outkast, Makes a Special Guest-Starring Appearance on NBC's 'Law and Order: Special Victims Unit ' Tuesday, November 18th 10 Pm
He'll play "a hip hop artist involved in an exotic animal smuggling ring under investigation."

[11/11/08 - 07:58 AM]
Naacp Celebrates Centennial with Live Broadcast of "40th Naacp Image Awards" Thursday, February 12, on Fox
Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Former Vice President Al Gore and Dr. Wangari Muta Maathai will be awarded the NAACP Chairman's Award during the special.

[11/11/08 - 07:05 AM]
'Green Is Universal' Launches New Campaign: "Green Your Routine"
"Green Week" kicks off during "Sunday Night Football," once again turning the logos of NBC Universal green across all properties.

[11/11/08 - 06:56 AM]
A&E Network's Award-Winning Documentary Series Intervention Returns for a Sixth Season
13 new episodes are set to kick off on Monday, December 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/11/08 - 12:17 AM]
Interview: "Cha$e" Host Trey Farley & Executive Producer Rick Telles

[11/10/08 - 09:45 PM]
Midseason Plans Come Into Focus for Abc
"Border Security USA," "Scrubs" and "Here Come the Newlyweds" are on track for January starts while new homes may be in store for "Life on Mars" and "Private Practice."

[11/10/08 - 06:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 10
Updates include: NBC overhauls "Knight Rider," again; Matthew Marsden to topline "Madso's War" for Spike TV; and Michael Rapaport inks a development deal with CBS.

[11/10/08 - 03:20 PM]
HBO Films' House of Saddam, a Compelling Miniseries Charting the Rise and Fall of the Dictator, Debuts DeC. 7 and 14, Exclusively on Hbo
Igal Naor, Shohreh Aghdashloo and Christine Stephen-Daly star in the project, from executive producers Alex Holmes and Hilary Salmon.

[11/10/08 - 03:18 PM]
Come "Home for the Holidays" at Hallmark Channel with Launch of Umbrella Marketing Campaign
The cross-platform campaign supports the network's family-friendly original holiday movies, airing every Saturday night starting November 29.

[11/10/08 - 03:16 PM]
The Sting's the Thing on FOX Reality Channel's Original "SmilE... You'Re Under Arrest!"
The three-part series premieres Saturday, December 27, at 7 pm ET/4 pm PT.

[11/10/08 - 03:15 PM]
Rainbow Media Names Charlie Collier President of AMC
Collier was previously executive vice president and general manager of AMC.

[11/10/08 - 01:30 PM]
Ellen Degeneres Takes Center Stage to Present a Variety of Performers Hand-Picked from Around the Globe in Ellen's Even Bigger Really Big Show
"We decided to bring the show back to Vegas because the first act we booked is a 'brother-sister pole act,'" said DeGeneres. "Apparently Vegas is the only place where you can get away with something like that."

[11/10/08 - 01:28 PM]
Spike TV and Fremantlemedia Enterprises Extend Strategic Partnership to Finance and Distribute Three New Series Internationally
The pact covers upcoming entries "Jesse James is a Dead Man," "Deadliest Warrior" and "Surviving Disaster."

[11/10/08 - 01:26 PM]
Josh Koscheck and Yoshiyuki Yoshida Headline "Ufc Fight for the Troops" Event on Spike TV
The event will be telecast live from the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Wednesday, December 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/10/08 - 12:53 PM]
MsNBC Votes for Four More Years of Keith Olbermann and "Countdown"
"I'm delighted that we can continue to lock Countdown into the nation's political dialogue through at least the next election," said Olbermann.

[11/10/08 - 12:51 PM]
Soapnet Announces Three New Series for 2009
The trio includes "Greg Behrendt's Wake-Up Call," a six-episode series originally shot for ABC.

[11/10/08 - 11:57 AM]
OH... Hey, Y'All! FOX Orders Full Season of "The Cleveland Show"
Plus: Arianna Huffington has been tapped for a recurring role on the series, which will now debut next fall.

[11/10/08 - 11:38 AM]
Lifetime Television Announces Early Full Season Order for New Comedy Series 'Rita Rocks,' Starring Nicole Sullivan
Lifetime ordered seven additional episodes, bringing the first season order to 20.

[11/10/08 - 11:29 AM]
ABC Is No. 2 in Adults 18-49 and Wins Its 7th Straight Sunday in Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 9.

[11/10/08 - 11:28 AM]
Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2009 Airs Wednesday, December 31 Live on Abc
Fergie will host the West Coast Party and perform; while Kellie Pickler will be the Times Square Correspondent.

[11/10/08 - 11:27 AM]
Public to Choose Their Favorite Breakthrough Artist on Fifth Annual T-Mobile Award for "2008 American Music Awards," Airing NoV. 23 on Abc
The nominees include Colbie Caillat, Flo Rida, Jonas Brothers, Paramore and The-Dream.

[11/10/08 - 11:27 AM]
Performers and Presenters Announced for "The 42nd Annual Cma Awards"
New presenters added to the lineup are Vince Gill, Julianne Hough, Jake Owen, John Rich and Jimmy Wayne.

[11/10/08 - 11:25 AM]
Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman Will Present an Award on "The 42nd Annual Cma Awards"
"We are thrilled to have two of Hollywood's biggest stars join us for 'Country Music's Biggest Night,'" said CMA's Tammy Genovese.

[11/10/08 - 10:39 AM]
Nominations Announced for "The 35th Annual People's Choice Awards" to Be Hosted by Queen Latifah JaN. 7, 2009 on the CBS Television Network
New categories this year include "Favorite Superhero," "Favorite TV Drama Diva," "Favorite Movie Cast" and "Favorite Scene Stealing Guest Star."

[11/10/08 - 09:40 AM]
Djimon Hounsou Is Marvel's 'The Black Panther' on BET
"It's a blessing for African Americans and minorities to have a Super Hero they can identify with," said Hounsou.

[11/10/08 - 08:54 AM]
Law and Disorder Return! Comedy Central's(R) "Reno 911!" Renewed for Sixth Season to Debut March 12 with Two New Cast Members
Ian Roberts and Joe Lo Truglio will join Robert Ben Garant, Kerri Kenney-Silver, Thomas Lennon and company for the new season.

[11/10/08 - 08:31 AM]
The 10th Annual a Home for the Holidays with Faith Hill, an Annual Entertainment Special Celebrating the Joys of Adoption, to Be Broadcast Tuesday, DeC. 23 on the CBS Television Network
Kristin Chenoweth, Patricia Heaton, Rene Russo, Martin Short, Melissa Etheridge, Tim McGraw, Gavin Rossdale and Jamie Foxx are all set to appear in the special.

[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.







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[07/28/14 - 12:20 PM]
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[07/28/14 - 11:46 AM]
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