[monday, november 30, 2009]    
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[11/30/09 - 11:52 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Bless This Mess" (ABC)

[11/30/09 - 06:24 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 30
Updates include: TNT cancels "Raising the Bar"; Aunjanue Ellis joins CBS's "The Mentalist"; and Barry Sonnenfeld to helm ABC's "Farsi."

[11/30/09 - 03:27 PM]
CBS Program Advisory for Sundays, Effective DeC. 6
The Eye has pulled "Three Rivers" while "Cold Case" is permanently moving to Sundays at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/30/09 - 12:48 PM]
Kimberly Williams-Paisley to Star in the Lifetime Movie Network Original Movie Amish Grace
Tammy Blanchard and Matt Letscher also star in the project, due to premiere in the spring.

[11/30/09 - 12:43 PM]
Television Series and Non-Fiction Television Nominations for the 2010 Pga Awards
"30 Rock," "Californication," "Entourage," "The Office," "Weeds," "Breaking Bad," "Dexter," "Lost," "Mad Men" and "True Blood" are among the scripted nominees.

[11/30/09 - 12:41 PM]
G4 Brings Fans the Biggest and Most Daring "Ninja Warrior" Event in the Network's History with "American Ninja Warrior"
The eight-part event will air over the course of two Saturdays (December 12 and 19) starting at 6:00/5:00c.

[11/30/09 - 12:34 PM]
Ford Warriors in Pink Moves Into the CW Network's 90210 to Reach Younger Warriors in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
The partnership consists of several initiatives in the fight against breast cancer, including a special episode airing December 8.

[11/30/09 - 12:08 PM]
Planet Green Rings in the New Year with High Impact, International Series Acquisitions for 1st Quarter

[11/30/09 - 11:49 AM]
The World's Greatest Pro Figure Skaters Compete Live on "Thin Ice," Airing Over Two Nights in March 2010 on Abc
Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Kurt Browning will co-host the event with Kristi Yamaguchi and Dick Button serving as judges.

[11/30/09 - 11:39 AM]
Bravo's "Kell on Earth," Featuring Renowned Fashion Maven Kelly Cutrone, Premieres Monday, February 1 at 10 PM ET/PT
The series follows "one of America's most legitimate tastemakers" as she balances running her wildly successful fashion PR company, People's Revolution.

[11/30/09 - 11:23 AM]
Jo Dee Messina, Rod Stewart, Rob Thomas and the Muppets Join the Star-Studded Lineup for "Christmas in Rockefeller Center"
Jane Krakowski and Zachary Levi will co-host the annual special, airing Wednesday, December 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/30/09 - 10:13 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel" Outdraws NBC's "Fallon" by a Best-Ever 39% in Total Viewers
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 16-20.

[11/30/09 - 09:58 AM]
Dave and Craig Top Conan and a Pair of Jimmys
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 16-20.

[11/30/09 - 09:18 AM]
Syfy Orders Drama Series Based on Novella the Colorado Kid by Stephen King
Production is expected to begin on "Haven" in early 2010, for an anticipated 2010 premiere.

[11/30/09 - 09:07 AM]
ABC Beats Its Non-Sports Competition on Sunday by 19% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 29.

[11/30/09 - 06:49 AM]
Interview: "Find My Family" Executive Producer Tom Forman

[11/28/09 - 08:42 AM]
ABC's "20/20" Is Friday's #1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 27.

[11/27/09 - 11:50 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Bunker Hill" (TNT)

[11/27/09 - 12:55 PM]
Networks Set Obama Plans for December 1
Among the changes: NBC bumps "The Biggest Loser" to 9:00/8:00c, pre-empting "The Jay Leno Show" for the first time.

[11/27/09 - 12:10 PM]
Exclusive: USA Rethinks Its January Plans
"White Collar," "Burn Notice" and "Psych" will each now occupy their own nights.

[11/26/09 - 11:35 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Ronna & Beverly" (Showtime)

[11/25/09 - 11:51 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Eastmans, The" (CBS)

[11/25/09 - 09:06 PM]
Karen Hauer and Victor Smalley Are Eliminated on "So You Think You Can Dance"
FOX details the latest "So You Think You Can Dance" elimination.

[11/25/09 - 02:29 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of NoV. 16-22
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 16-22.

[11/25/09 - 11:10 AM]
NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' Celebrates the Holiday Season with Three Back-To-Back Shows in December
Blake Lively, Taylor Lautner and James Franco are on tap in the coming weeks.

[11/25/09 - 10:59 AM]
Exclusive Music from "Disney Prep & Landing" Available at the ABC Music Lounge
The site will exclusively debut the song "Jingle Jang and Jive" by "Lost" composer Michael Giacchino.

[11/25/09 - 10:58 AM]
Dreams Come True: A Celebration of Disney Animation Airs Friday, December 4
Vanessa Williams hosts the ABC special, in which "some of the brightest stars of television, movies, music and sports, who share their favorite memories of Disney animation."

[11/25/09 - 09:45 AM]
Regis Philbin Returns to Millionaire for First-Ever Appearance as a Guest Host on the Weekday Version of the Game Show
The five-day stunt, airing November 30-December 4, will also feature Michael Gelman as the lifeline "Expert."

[11/25/09 - 09:24 AM]
Ncis: Los Angeles Notches Highest Adult 18-49 Rating Since Season Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.

[11/25/09 - 09:04 AM]
Animal Adventurer Donald Schultz Undertakes Global Mission for Rare Venom and Dna Samples in "Wild Recon"
The 10-part series premieres Tuesday, January 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/25/09 - 08:42 AM]
Hitting Season-Highs, Dwts Results Soars to the Top of Its Time Slot
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.

[11/25/09 - 06:41 AM]
President Obama and the First Lady Welcome Oprah Winfrey to the White House on "Christmas at the White House: An Oprah Primetime Special," Airing Sunday, December 13 on Abc
The "intimate, informative and entertaining" hour-long special will include a one-on-one conversation with the President, marking the first time Oprah has interviewed him since he took office.

[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.

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[11/24/15 - 01:48 PM]
Spike TV Unwraps Big Ratings for "Lip Sync Battle" Holiday Special
Spike TV further spins the numbers for Thursday, November 19.

[11/24/15 - 01:26 PM]
"48 Hours: The Strange Case of Kurt Sonnenfeld" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, November 21.

[11/24/15 - 01:01 PM]
NBC's Annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Celebrates the Music of the Holidays Live on Wednesday, Dec. 2
Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales will host the live broadcast from New York City's Rockefeller Center.

[11/24/15 - 12:30 PM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: The Star Wars Special" to Air Wednesday, November 25 on ABC
Said encore replaces the previously announced repeat of "Nashville" that night.

[11/24/15 - 12:29 PM]
TV One's Hit Scripted Comedy "Born Again Virgin" Returns with All-New Episodes Tuesday, December 8 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
The scripted comedy is back with more dating adventures of three 30-something best friends and the challenges they face while attempting to navigate a new romantic landscape and trying to avoid the pitfalls of empty relationships.

[11/24/15 - 11:30 AM]
Music Icon and Animal Activist Emmylou Harris to Be Honored on "The All-Star Dog Rescue Celebration" Thanksgiving Night, Thursday, November 26, On FOX
Eugene Bostick and Michael Schoepf also will be honored as ordinary citizens doing extraordinary things to better the lives of rescue animals.

[11/24/15 - 11:18 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Series "Dark Net" to Premiere Thursday, January 21st at 11 PM ET/PT
Each half-hour episode will shed light on themes such as bio-hacking, cyber-kidnapping, digital warfare, online cults, pornography addiction, the webcam sex trade and more.

[11/24/15 - 11:04 AM]
ABC Family Announces Winter Premiere Dates
New scripted drama "Recovery Road" and fan favorite "The Fosters" will now premiere on Monday, January 25.

[11/24/15 - 11:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Is the Most-Watched Network for the 3rd Consecutive Weekend Among Households, W25-54 and Total Viewers
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 16-22.

[11/24/15 - 10:38 AM]
With the Cast of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," "Kimmel" Draws Its 4th-Biggest-Ever Monday Audience
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Monday, November 23.

[11/24/15 - 10:16 AM]
New Year, New You! TLC Amps Up Friday Nights with the Return of Fan-Favorite TLC Talent
Fan-favorite talent including Stacy London, Clinton Kelly, Devyn Simone, Monte Durham and Lori Allen come together to make Friday nights bigger and better than ever.

[11/24/15 - 10:00 AM]
Big Bird, Elmo and Cookie Monster Are Back as "Sesame Street" Debuts Its 46th Season Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 on HBO
The award-winning show will include 30-minute episodes, new preschool-relevant themes, new show opening and closing songs, an updated set, a new segment called "Smart Cookies" and a new cast member, Nina.

[11/24/15 - 09:01 AM]
LL Cool J to Host the 17th Annual "A Home for the Holidays," An Entertainment Special Celebrating Families, To Be Broadcast Friday, Dec. 18 on the CBS Television Network
Special performances are dedicated to these children and their new adoptive families, whose stories are featured in pre-taped segments to help raise awareness of this important social issue.

[11/24/15 - 08:51 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Off Surging ABC in Demo Race
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while the Alphabet is the most-watched network.

[11/24/15 - 08:37 AM]
NBC Sweeps 6 of 6 Monday Half-Hours Among the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 23.