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[01/05/10 - 07:19 PM]
Lacey Chabert and Ryan Merriman Star in 'Elevator Girl' a Hallmark Channel Hd Original Movie World Premiere February 13
Patty McCormick, Hedy Burress and Jonathan Bennett also star in the project.

[01/05/10 - 06:58 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 5
Updates include: David Milch has "Luck" at HBO; more casting on FX's "Lights Out"; and FOX, CBS add pilots.

[01/05/10 - 03:16 PM]
The Secret Life of the American Teenager and "Make It Or Break It" Set Records for ABC Family
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, January 4.

[01/05/10 - 02:46 PM]
Food Network Kicks Off 2010 with Highest-Rated Night Ever!
Food Network spins the numbers for Sunday, January 3.

[01/05/10 - 01:29 PM]
Oscar Nominee and Emmy and Golden Globe Winner Sharon Stone Joins NBC's 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' in Four-Episode Guest-Starring Arc as Prosecutor
"It is obviously a thrill and a delight to have a star of Sharon's wattage and importance joining SVU," said Dick Wolf.

[01/05/10 - 01:10 PM]
NBC Sunday Night Football Draws Record 19.4 Million Viewers for Season
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/05/10 - 01:09 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of DeC. 28-JaN. 3
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 28-January 3.

[01/05/10 - 01:03 PM]
New VH1 Original Series "Let's Talk About Pep" Premieres Monday, January 11
The newcomer tracks Sandra "Pepa" Denton and three of her closest girlfriends as they try the dating scene again.

[01/05/10 - 12:41 PM]
TV One Premieres "Love That Girl!," New Sitcom Starring Tatyana Ali from Producer of "Martin" and "The Jamie Foxx Show" in a Special Programming Event JaN. 19-21 at 9 PM Et
Also participating as an executive producer of the four-episode, half-hour series is superstar comedian and actor Martin Lawrence.

[01/05/10 - 12:18 PM]
Human Target, "24" Lose NFL Lead-In
CBS will instead get the late game on Sunday, January 17, boosting their lineup for the night.

[01/05/10 - 11:53 AM]
Fantasy Meets Reality on FOX Reality Channel's Newest Original Series "Seducing Cindy"
The eight-episode dating series launches Saturday, January 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/05/10 - 11:32 AM]
60 Minutes Is #4 Makes Top 10 List for Seventh Time in Nine Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 3.

[01/05/10 - 11:31 AM]
CBS Heads Into the New Year #1 in Primetime, Late Night and Daytime
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 28-January 3.

[01/05/10 - 11:23 AM]
Primates and Big Cats and Snakes, Oh MY... Animal Planet Explores Cautionary Tales of Love Doomed from the Start
"Fatal Attractions," a three-part series, premieres Sunday, March 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/05/10 - 11:15 AM]
'The BET Honors' Exemplifies What Extraordinary Looks Like by Recognizing Leading Luminaries
The February 1 telecast will honor Whitney Houston, Queen Latifah, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Ruth Simmons and Keith Black.

[01/05/10 - 11:13 AM]
Jessica Alba, Katie Cassidy, Sacha Baron Cohen, James Denton, Greg Grunberg, Alyson Hannigan, Diane Kruger, Cory Monteith, Jeff Probst, Rascal Flatts, Eli Roth, Christian Slater and Taylor Swift Added to Stellar Lineup to Attend Live "People's Choice Awards 2010"
Plus: the live show will also debut an exclusive sneak peek of the much-anticipated 20th edition of "Survivor" with a broadcast of the opening minutes of the new season.

[01/05/10 - 11:12 AM]
Grammy(R) Nominees the Dave Matthews Band, Green Day, Lady Gaga, P!nk and the Zac Brown Band Added to Stellar Lineup for "The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards"
They join previously announced performers Beyoncé, The Black Eyed Peas, Lady Antebellum, Maxwell and Taylor Swift.

[01/05/10 - 11:00 AM]
ABC's "Desperate Housewives" Stands as the Week's Most-Watched Scripted Program
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 28-January 3.

[01/05/10 - 10:55 AM]
Picture Perfect Poppy Montgomery Leads a Double Life in the Lifetime Television Original Movie Lying to Be Perfect
The film, based on Sarah Strohmeyer's novel "The Cinderella Pact," premieres Saturday, January 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/05/10 - 10:50 AM]
FOX Dominates 4th Quarter; Kicks Off 2010 at No. 1
FOX spins the numbers for the week of December 28-January 3.

[01/05/10 - 10:44 AM]
Cartoon Network Enterprises and National Basketball Association Extend Co-Branding Partnership for Ben 10: Alien Force
The deal extension, which covers the 2009-10 NBA season, builds on the successful launch of a co-branded youth apparel line from Outerstuff.

[01/05/10 - 10:43 AM]
TruTV Greenlights New Series Southern Fried Stings, Following a Former State Trooper with a Unique Take on Intervention
ZOO Productions and Studio Lambert are behind the project, set to premiere in March.

[01/05/10 - 10:03 AM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2009: #40-31

[01/05/10 - 08:58 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Popular Holiday Schedule Drives Network to Highest-Rated Month in Its History
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the month of December.

[01/05/10 - 08:51 AM]
Early Points for ABC Last Night
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 4.

[01/05/10 - 08:25 AM]
Discovery Communications, Sony and Imax Announce Plan to Launch First 24/7 Dedicated 3d Television Network in the U.S.
Discovery, Sony, through its U.S. affiliate, Sony Corporation of America, and IMAX each will be equal partners in the joint venture.

[01/05/10 - 08:24 AM]
New Nickelodeon Series Premieres with a Big Time Rush of Comedy and Music on Monday, JaN. 18, at 8:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
The series follows "four fun-loving best friends from Minnesota are given the opportunity of a lifetime when they get a chance to be part of the glamorous L.A. pop music scene."

[01/05/10 - 08:00 AM]
Sandra Bullock to Present Sag's Life Achievement Award to Betty White at the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
Said event, which is being simulcast on TNT and TBS, airs Saturday, January 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/05/10 - 04:57 AM]
ESPN to Launch First 3d Television Network, ESPN 3d
The network will showcase a minimum of 85 live sporting events during its first year, beginning with the first 2010 FIFA World Cup match on June 11 featuring South Africa vs. Mexico.

[01/05/10 - 04:31 AM]
Kevin Bacon to Receive Joel Siegel Award at the 15th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards
The ceremony, hosted by Kristin Chenoweth, will air live on Friday, January 15 at 9:00/8:00c on VH1.

[01/04/10 - 06:43 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 4
Updates include: ABC, NBC greenlight pilots; TV One orders "Love That Girl"; and Kim Raver upped to regular on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy."

[01/04/10 - 01:23 PM]
Nightline Posts Best 4th Quarter Delivery Among Total Viewers in 6 Years
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the fourth quarter of 2009.

[01/04/10 - 01:00 PM]
NBC's Upcoming Series 'The Marriage Ref' Launches Nationwide Search for Fun-Loving Couples Looking to Resolve Real-Life Disputes
The series will debut on Sunday, March 14 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/04/10 - 12:52 PM]
BET Assembles Gospel and R&b Music's Brightest Stars for the Tenth Anniversary of 'Celebration of Gospel' on Sunday, January 10 at 8 P.M.*
Fantasia and Diane Barrino Barber, Anthony Hamilton and Tarsha, Sherri Shepherd, Elise Neal, Yolanda Adams, BeBe and CeCe Winans and Kelly Price are among this year's guests.

[01/04/10 - 12:39 PM]
New Special "G4 Presents: Inside Kà by Cirque Du Soleil" Debuts January 7, 2010 at 8pm
Alison Haislip hosts the half-hour special, where she "receives a crash course on training, costuming and Wushu choreography from the show's coaches, artists and techs."

[01/04/10 - 12:18 PM]
Shorty's Bark Is Bigger Than His Bite in New Pit Bull Rescue Series About Little People and Big Dogs
"Pit Boss" premieres Saturday, January 16 at 10:00/9:00c on Animal Planet.

[01/04/10 - 11:19 AM]
ABC.com Readies for Premiere of "The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love" with Launch of New Interactive Rose Ceremony Game
The highest score will win a grand prize vacation getaway for two to the luxurious Jalousie Plantation on the island of St. Lucia.

[01/04/10 - 11:07 AM]
Late Show with David Letterman Posts Largest Fourth Quarter Margin of Victory Over "The Tonight Show"
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the fourth quarter of 2009.

[01/04/10 - 10:39 AM]
Most-Viewed Year for Espn, ESPN2 & ESPN Networks Combined
ESPN spins the numbers for 2009.

[01/04/10 - 09:49 AM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2009: #50-41

[01/04/10 - 09:14 AM]
Housewives Returns to Original with Its Biggest Audience in Over 1 Year
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 3.

[01/04/10 - 06:28 AM]
NBC Announces the 14 All-Star Celebrities Taking on Donald Trump in the Boardroom for the Third Season of 'The Celebrity Apprentice' Premiering Sunday, March 14 (9-11 P.M. ET/PT)
Darryl Strawberry, Cyndi Lauper, Bret Michaels, Sharon Osbourne and Rod Blagojevich are among this year's participants.

[01/03/10 - 05:36 PM]
Statement Issued by Scripps Networks Interactive
"Cablevision is trying to characterize our rate increases as exorbitant and our negotiating strategies as unusual or unethical," the company responded.

[01/03/10 - 01:34 PM]
Cablevision Statement Regarding Scripps Networks' Programming
"Cablevision offered Scripps the ability to continue delivering HGTV and Food Network to our customers while we negotiated a new agreement," said the statement.

[01/01/10 - 04:26 PM]
FOX Networks Group and Time Warner Cable Strike Comprehensive Deal to Distribute FOX Broadcast Stations, National Cable and Regional Sports Networks
Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

[01/01/10 - 01:12 PM]
Food Network and HGTV Viewers Respond; Demand That Cablevision Put Popular Lifestyle Networks Back on the Air
In less than 24 hours, more than 120,000 viewer calls poured into the call center and 35,000 e-cards have been sent.

[12/31/09 - 10:21 PM]
Cablevision Statement Regarding Scripps Networks' Decision to Pull HGTV and Food Network Off Cablevision
"We are sorry that Scripps' current financial difficulties are making it impossible for them to continue our relationship on terms that are reasonable for Cablevision and our customers," said the company.

[12/30/09 - 12:39 PM]
HGTV Again Breaks Ratings Records for 2009, Fourth Quarter and December
HGTV spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/30/09 - 11:31 AM]
FOX Claims 4th Quarter Victory for First Time in Network's History
FOX spins the numbers for the fourth quarter of 2009.

[12/30/09 - 10:39 AM]
Disney XD Delivers Record-Setting Year in 2009
Disney XD spins the numbers for the year to date.







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[01/30/15 - 02:01 PM]
Production Has Started in New Orleans on "Zoo," CBS's New Drama Series Based on James Patterson's Bestselling Novel
The series starring James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Billy Burke, Nora Arnezeder and Nonso Anozie will premiere in summer 2015.

[01/30/15 - 01:30 PM]
HBO Greenlights Miniseries "Lewis and Clark," Starring Casey Affleck and Matthias Schoenaerts, With Production to Begin This Summer
Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman are among the executive producers.

[01/30/15 - 01:01 PM]
Airdate of March 25 Set for "Nashville: On the Record 2," One Hour Music Special Featuring Performances by the Cast and Special Superstar Guest Reba
Direct from Nashville's world famous Grand Ole Opry House, cast members of ABC's acclaimed primetime series "Nashville" will take the stage to perform songs from the show and provide candid interviews backstage.

[01/30/15 - 11:34 AM]
ABC Family Begins Production and Announces Cast of Two Comedy Pilots: "Kevin from Work" and "Tough Cookie"
Both pilots are single-camera and are shooting in Los Angeles.

[01/30/15 - 11:24 AM]
HGTV Delivers Highest Rated Wednesday Night in Its History with "Property Brothers" and "House Hunters"
HGTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 28.

[01/30/15 - 10:30 AM]
USA Network Announces Super Bowl Spot for "Dig"
The 15-second spot will feature clips from the international production, premiering Thursday, March 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/30/15 - 09:18 AM]
Chart Topping Fall Out Boy and Charli XCX Will Get the Party Started for Super Bowl XLIX at "VH1 + Papa John's(R) Super Bowl Blitz: A Concert for the Troops"
Joining tonight's celebration is Super Bowl XLIX's esteemed National Anthem singer Idina Menzel.

[01/30/15 - 09:06 AM]
"Rosie O'Donnell: A Heartfelt Stand Up," A Unique Hybrid of Comedy, Confession and Life-Saving Information, Debuts Feb. 14, Exclusively on HBO
Taped at the Levity Live Comedy Club inside the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack, NY, the special showcases O'Donnell's skills as a laugh-out-loud stand-up comedian, while incorporating a vital message literally near and dear to her heart.

[01/30/15 - 08:44 AM]
Series Finale of "Parenthood" Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience Since December 11, 2012
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 29.

[01/30/15 - 08:36 AM]
ABC Dominates the First Night of the February Sweep with the Return of TGIT, Scoring its Highest Adult 18-49 Rating Since Season-Premiere Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 29.

[01/30/15 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's Dramas Return with a Demo Victory
"Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" return up double-digits from their fall finales in adults 18-49.

[01/30/15 - 08:16 AM]
Stephen Fry Joins BBC America This February as Host of Comedy Quiz Show "QI" and the BAFTA Film Awards
The newcomer will launch with three back-to-back episodes on Thursday, February 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/30/15 - 07:30 AM]
USA Network Takes Viewers Behind-the-Scenes of the Upcoming Event Series "Dig" in an Original Half-Hour "Making-of" Special on Monday, February 23
As previously announced, the series launches on Thursday, March 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/30/15 - 07:05 AM]
Aziz Ansari Returns to Netflix with Brand New Stand-Up Comedy Special
The special will launch on Friday, March 6 at 12:01am PT in all territories where Netflix is available.

[01/30/15 - 06:01 AM]
Nominations Announced for 50th AMC Awards, Airs April 19 on CBS
The ACM Awards will be broadcast live, and as previously announced, extended by a half hour in celebration of its golden anniversary, from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.