[tuesday, november 24, 2009]    
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[11/24/09 - 11:53 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Ernesto" (FOX)

[11/24/09 - 06:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 24
Updates include: Warner Bros. clears "Judge Jeanine Pirro" for a third season.

[11/24/09 - 03:41 PM]
ESPN's Monday Night Football Wins the Night in Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 23.

[11/24/09 - 03:05 PM]
FOX Announces 2009-2010 Midseason Schedule
The network details its lineup for the rest of the season.

[11/24/09 - 02:51 PM]
CBS Places First for the Week in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of November 16-22.

[11/24/09 - 01:07 PM]
USA's Fall Lineup White Hot
USA spins the numbers for the week of November 16-22.

[11/24/09 - 12:52 PM]
CMT Takes the Bull by the Horns in the All New One-Hour Special "Posse: The Young Guns of Pbr" Premiering Saturday, December 12 at 8pm ET/PT
The special "follows eight up and coming professional bull riders on their journey across America trying to become the next PBR champion."

[11/24/09 - 12:37 PM]
ABC Finishes No. 2 to a "World Series"-Inflated FOX in November in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the November sweeps period to date.

[11/24/09 - 12:28 PM]
HBO Sports Presents 24/7 Jimmie Johnson: Race to Daytona, a Four-Episode All-Access Series Chronicling His Preparation for the Daytona 500
The first non-boxing incarnation of the reality franchise will premiere Tuesday, January 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/24/09 - 12:08 PM]
The Music of Rock Legend Bob Seger to Play Exclusively Throughout "Cold Case" Episode, Sunday, DeC. 13
The featured Seger recordings are "Ramblin' Gamblin' Man," "Her Strut," "Rock and Roll Never Forgets," "Roll Me Away," "Night Moves," "Fire Down Below" and "Against the Wind."

[11/24/09 - 11:57 AM]
Total Drama Action's "Get Wrapped in the Drama" Promotion Builds Excitement for Finale
The animated franchise wraps its second season on Thursday, December 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/24/09 - 11:46 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 1 for the 2nd Week in a Row in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 16-22.

[11/24/09 - 11:40 AM]
FOX Headed Toward Biggest November Sweep Victory in Five Years!
FOX spins the numbers for the week of November 16-22.

[11/24/09 - 11:37 AM]
Twentieth Century FOX Home Entertainment Premieres Exclusive Trailer on Itunes: Family Guy: Something, Something, Something Dark Side
The special will be available beginning December 22 on iTunes the same day it's available on DVD and Blu-ray Disc.

[11/24/09 - 10:35 AM]
Wwe Tribute to the Troops Honors American Service Men and Women for the Second Annual Holiday Season
The one-hour special will air Saturday, December 19 at 9:00/8:00c on NBC.

[11/24/09 - 09:56 AM]
Monday Comedies Lead CBS to Win in Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, November 23.

[11/24/09 - 09:26 AM]
Exclusive: "Fringe" to Get Seven Week Hiatus
In its place, FOX plans to launch the midseason drama "Past Life."

[11/24/09 - 08:46 AM]
ABC Tops Monday for 6th Time in 7 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 23.

[11/24/09 - 07:23 AM]
Exclusive: TNT's "Leverage" to Return on January 13
The series will shift to Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c for the back half of its second season.

[11/24/09 - 06:58 AM]
A&E's Hit Real-Life Original Series "Dog the Bounty Hunter" Returns for a Brand New Season
The show's sixth season will launch with its 150th episode.

[11/24/09 - 06:17 AM]
Cast Versions of "Bootylicious," "Imagine" and "True Colors" and Cast Mash-Up of "Hair/Crazy in Love" Among Songs Featured in "Glee" Wednesday, November 25, on Fox
FOX details the music from this week's latest installment.

[11/24/09 - 04:03 AM]
Global Music Sensation Susan Boyle to Debut in Original One-Hour Documentary Featuring Live Stage Performances Exclusively on TV Guide Network
"I Dreamed a Dream: The Susan Boyle Story" will premiere on Sunday, December 13 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/23/09 - 11:48 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Suburban Shootout" (HBO)

[11/23/09 - 06:45 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 23
Updates include: two ABC series halt production; USA renews "Psych"; and Oprah Winfrey lands another drama at HBO.

[11/23/09 - 03:20 PM]
Sunday Night Football Powers NBC to Another Sunday Night Victory
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 22.

[11/23/09 - 12:43 PM]
Love in a Time of Hiv to Premiere on Showtime(R) Tuesday, December 1st at 9pm ET/PT
The one-hour documentary tracks four of the millions of people around the world living and loving with HIV.

[11/23/09 - 12:41 PM]
FOX Broadcasting Company and 20th Century FOX Television Award Development Deal to Winner of Fox-Aniboom Holiday Animation Challenge
Jay Malone, creator of the animated short "Santa Intervention," will receive cash prizes totaling $15,000 and a development deal.

[11/23/09 - 12:09 PM]
Producers Guild of America to Honor Joss Whedon with 2010 Vanguard Award
"This is an honor I didn't expect and probably don't deserve," said Whedon. "The truth is, I've never actually guarded a van. But I am a super-total visionary, so that fits."

[11/23/09 - 12:06 PM]
Series Finale of BBC America's Robin Hood - December 5
The cable channel has moved up the show's final two installments to November 28 and December 5.

[11/23/09 - 12:01 PM]
Kimbo Slice's First Official Fight in the Ufc to Take Place on Spike TV December 5
Slice will appear in a bout on "The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights" finale fight card.

[11/23/09 - 12:00 PM]
Lifetime's 'The Pregnancy Pact,' Starring Thora Birch, Nancy Travis and Camryn Manheim, to Premiere January 23
The film explores "the costs of teen pregnancy set against the backdrop of the infamous alleged 2008 'pregnancy pact' in Gloucester, Massachusetts."

[11/23/09 - 11:07 AM]
ABC Series Remain the Most Popular Through Dvr Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of November 2-8.

[11/23/09 - 10:21 AM]
Oxygen Media Goes Live for Premiere of "Bad Girls Club" on December 1st
Viewers will be able to participate in a live chat hosted by Oxygen editors along with special guests from www.evilbeetgossip.com.

[11/23/09 - 10:04 AM]
Centric Presents: 2009 Soul Train Awards Show Brings Viewers Soul-Stirring Tributes and Star-Studded Performances on Sunday, November 29 at 9:00 PM*
Keri Hilson, Robin Thicke, Erykah Badu, Ryan Leslie, Raheem DeVaughn featuring Ludacris, Fantasia, Mario featuring Sean Garrett and Chrisette Michele are among the featured performers.

[11/23/09 - 10:03 AM]
'Tis the Season!!! "Oxygen's 25iest: Hollywood's Most Outrageous Holiday Gifts" Premieres Friday, December 18 at 11pm ET/PT
The one-hour special will "feature the top celebrity holiday gifts from the most romantic gestures to some absolutely shocking exchanges."

[11/23/09 - 09:49 AM]
Live Music Lives on VH1 on Fridays with New 'Friday Night Alright' Series of Concerts from the World's Leading Rock and Pop Music Artists Including U2, Madonna, Green Day and Black Eyed Peas
The series will run Fridays at 11:00/10:00c from January 1 through April 9.

[11/23/09 - 09:31 AM]
TruTV Orders More Episodes of All Worked Up, Hit Original Series About Jobs Involving Extreme Conflict
The network has ordered 13 new episodes, slated to begin airing in spring 2010.

[11/23/09 - 09:30 AM]
TLC Orders New Series 'Craving Comfort'
Art Smith hosts the series, which "explores the obsessions, triumphs, and secrets behind some of America's favorite comfort foods."

[11/23/09 - 09:26 AM]
Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas' Puts Other Networks Down for the Count!
Programming includes four new original movies: "The National Tree," "Debbie Macomber's Mrs. Miracle," "Christmas in Canaan" and "The Three Gifts."

[11/23/09 - 08:43 AM]
ABC's Amas Draw Biggest Audience Since 2002
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 22.

[11/23/09 - 08:00 AM]
Interview: "Castle" Writer Elizabeth Davis

[11/23/09 - 07:37 AM]
Nick Lachey to Host NBC's a Cappella Singing Competition 'The Sing-Off' Premiering Monday, December 14
Plus: Ben Folds (Ben Folds Five) and Shawn Stockman (Boyz II Men) are tapped as judges.

[11/21/09 - 09:21 AM]
ABC Attracts Its Biggest Friday Audience in 9 Months and Its Top Adult 18-49 Number in Nearly 8 Months
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 20.

[11/20/09 - 07:06 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Possible Side Effects" (Showtime)

[11/20/09 - 06:18 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 20
Updates include: Alicia Witt to have a "Backyard Wedding" at Hallmark; and a trio joins Jason Lee on TNT's "Delta Blues."

[11/20/09 - 01:44 PM]
NBC Late-Night Ratings Results for the Week of NoV. 9-13
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 9-13.

[11/20/09 - 12:42 PM]
Lifetime and the Weinstein Company's Hit Series Returns to the Bright Lights of New York for Season Seven on Thursday, January 14
Plus: "Models of the Runway" will once again follow at 11:00/10:00c.

[11/20/09 - 12:41 PM]
Season Six Finale of Lifetime Television's Project Runway Is Series' Highest Rated Episode of Season
Lifetime spins the numbers for Thursday, November 19.

[11/20/09 - 12:21 PM]
Doctor Who Final Two Specials Begin December 26 on BBC America
"The End of Time, Part One" will premiere Saturday, December 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/20/09 - 10:26 AM]
TLC Taps Into the Afterlife with "Ghost Intervention"
The four-part series premieres Saturday, December 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

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[10/23/16 - 10:03 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Top Viewers, Demos
The Alphabet wins said evening for the fourth consecutive week.

[10/23/16 - 09:43 AM]
"SNL" Hits Season Highs, Best October Overnights in 8 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 22.

[10/23/16 - 07:06 AM]
Live + 3 Ratings: ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Is the Season's First Broadcast Series to Post Triple-Digit Growth in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 18.

[10/22/16 - 09:09 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Night in Viewers, Demos
The Eye's trio of dramas lead the evening in both categories.

[10/22/16 - 09:05 AM]
"Dateline" Matches Its Season High in 18-49, New Season High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 21.

[10/22/16 - 08:42 AM]
ABC Earns Most Watched Friday This Season - "Shark Tank" Is the #1 Show in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 21.

[10/21/16 - 02:02 PM]
NLCS Game 5 Is Second Most-Watched Telecast in FS1 History
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, October 20.

[10/21/16 - 12:08 PM]
Freeform Brings Fan Favorite "Stitchers" and New Original Sci-Fi Series "Beyond" to Stan Lee's L.A. Comic Con on October 29 and 30
"Stitchers" co-stars Ritesh Rajan, Damon Dayoub and Sarah Davenport are among those scheduled to appear.

[10/21/16 - 10:05 AM]
Freeform's Annual "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas" Starts on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24
Said offerings include the premiere "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," "Boxtrolls," and the network premiere of the fourth installment of the hit "Cinderella Story" franchise, "A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits."

[10/21/16 - 10:04 AM]
Freeform's Funday Programming Event Begins November 12 and Continues Through November 13
Highlights include the network premieres of "Planes: Fire & Rescue," "How to Train Your Dragon" and "Shrek Forever After."

[10/21/16 - 10:03 AM]
"Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour" to Premiere on Showtime(R) on December 9 at 9 PM ET/PT
The film is co-directed by Danny B. Tull and Nathan Rissman, both of whom have worked extensively with Madonna on her feature films and tour movies.

[10/21/16 - 09:55 AM]
David Blaine Is Back With an Extraordinary Special, "David Blaine: Beyond Magic," Airing Tuesday, November 15, on ABC
Following his critically acclaimed ratings smash "David Blaine: Real or Magic," Blaine returns with his most revealing performance yet.

[10/21/16 - 09:35 AM]
Video: Netflix's "Haters Back Off!" Star Miranda Sings Shares Some of Her Favorite Things
Based on the character created by Colleen Ballinger, "Haters Back Off!" delves into the oddball family life of Miranda Sings.

[10/21/16 - 09:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Unveils The Ivory Game Trailer and Poster
From executive producer Leonardo DiCaprio, The Ivory Game is an epic documentary feature that goes undercover into the dark and sinister underbelly of ivory trafficking.

[10/21/16 - 09:29 AM]
Premiere Date Change - A&E Network Will Now Air Original Docu-Series "The Killing Season" on November 12
The newcomer will now roll out with back-to-back episodes one week later than previously announced.