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[03/02/09 - 02:56 PM]
CW Plus Adds "The Brian Mcknight Show"
Other stations and groups signed on for the series include Tribune's WPIX-TV in New York and Weigel's WCIU in Chicago.

[via press release from Litton Entertainment]

CW PLUS ADDS "THE BRIAN McKNIGHT SHOW"

(March 2, 2009) ´┐ŻLitton Entertainment announced today that the CW Plus has added THE BRIAN McKNIGHT SHOW to their weekend lineup for Fall 2009. The one-hour weekly entertainment show will feature live performances from the hottest Hollywood stars, musicians, athletes and comedians, and bring fresh, original content to weekend audiences.

"We are delighted to welcome THE BRIAN McKNIGHT SHOW to our line-up of CW affiliates," said Russ Myerson, Executive Vice President and General Manager for CW Plus. "Brian is an enormously talented and versatile performer who is extremely well connected in the entertainment world. His great energy and enthusiasm, coupled with the production mastery of Larry Klein, should make this weekly program a must-see."

Other stations and groups signed on for the series include Tribune's WPIX-TV in New York, Weigel's WCIU in Chicago, as well as prestigious groups such as LIN, Sinclair, CBS, Newport, Barrington, Local TV, McKinnon, and Hubbard.

McKnight, a multi-platinum award-winning singer, musician, producer and arranger, is known for his silky style, breezy charm and smooth vocals. A true renaissance man, McKnight's talents have been showcased in every medium: from his 20 million record sales to his Broadway acting debut in Chicago; from hosting his own radio and television shows to working as a special red-carpet correspondent for Extra. A devoted sports enthusiast, McKnight plays basketball and golf, and is known for his musical proficiency on no less than nine instruments. But wherever and whenever he appears, McKnight captures audiences with his authenticity, instant rapport and obvious ease in the spotlight.

Two-time Emmy Award-winning producer Larry Klein was announced as Showrunner for the series last week.

About Litton Entertainment

Litton Entertainment, the preeminent independent distributor in the television industry, has been producing and distributing quality programming for over twenty years. Programs include Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures, Cribs, Storm Stories, NASCAR Angels, Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller, Street Court, The Brian McKnight Show and theatrical films. Litton News Services include Good Housekeeping Reports, Brighter Living with Jill Cordes and Consumer Reports. For more information, visit www.litton.tv.





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[03/03/15 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 3
Updates include: IFC cancels "Garfunkel & Oates"; Jon Foo set as lead in "Rush Hour" at CBS; and Jack Gore is the "Problem Child" at NBC.

[03/03/15 - 04:07 PM]
Idris Elba Steps Onto Set for "Luther" Two-Part Special
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[03/03/15 - 03:18 PM]
Spike TV Partners with Dwayne Johnson for Event Programming Development Deal
Johnson and Dany Garcia will executive produce shows ranging from big live events, specials, sports and initiatives surrounding our troops and veterans.

[03/03/15 - 03:12 PM]
"Ellen's Design Challenge" Among Highest-Rated Series in HGTV History
HGTV spins the numbers for Monday, March 2.

[03/03/15 - 02:39 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces Its Sixth Annual "Top Teacher Week"
From May 4-8, "Live" will honor teachers who go above and beyond for their schools, communities and students.

[03/03/15 - 02:22 PM]
Social Media Powerhouse ABC Family Delivers During February 2015 Driven by "Pretty Little Liars" and "The Fosters"
ABC Family spins the digital numbers for the month of February.

[03/03/15 - 02:21 PM]
Spike: The Ones to Watch - Network Launches New Logo and Tagline
The tagline encompasses the network's strategic shift to a general entertainment network delivering compelling original entertainment with an edge and a distinctive point of view.

[03/03/15 - 12:56 PM]
TNT Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Live + 7 Delivery of Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49
Turner further spins the numbers for the week of February 9-15.

[03/03/15 - 12:54 PM]
"48 Hours: Blaming Melissa" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, February 28.

[03/03/15 - 12:37 PM]
Science Channel Skyrockets in February, Charts Best Month Ever
Science Channel spins the numbers for the month of February.

[03/03/15 - 12:31 PM]
Sarah Michelle Gellar to Star in Season 2 of "Star Wars Rebels"
Gellar will join the talented voice cast that includes her husband Freddie Prinze Jr., Vanessa Marshall, Steve Blum, Tiya Sircar, Taylor Gray and David Oyelowo.

[03/03/15 - 11:52 AM]
Nickelodeon Brings Ultimate "Kids' Choice Awards" Interactive Experiences to Kids and Families Nationwide
Beginning Saturday, March 7, Nickelodeon will launch the Kids' Choice Awards Experience, a six-city tour featuring meet and greets with Nick stars and one of-a-kind interactive elements.

[03/03/15 - 11:45 AM]
Ovation TV Greenlights Production on Original Documentary Film, "Ford's Theatre: America's Playhouse"
The project is being co-produced by Ovation Studios and 1895 Films and is set to premiere on April 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/03/15 - 11:13 AM]
truTV Says Yes They Can to The Grawlix's "Those Who Can't," As Network Greenlights Its First-Ever Full-Length Scripted Comedy
The comedy about a trio of frustrated high school teachers stars show creators Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl and Ben Roy, members of the Denver-based comedy troupe The Grawlix.

[03/03/15 - 11:11 AM]
Spike TV Orders Eight More Episodes of "Lip Sync Battle"
The featured performers for the new eight episodes include Emily Blunt, Anne Hathaway, Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Justin Bieber, Queen Latifah, Will Arnett, Alison Brie, Mike Tyson and Terry Crews.