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[11/20/06 - 05:44 PM]
Blood Ties; Brand New Drama
The series, based on Tanya Huff's "Vicki Nelson" novels, is scheduled to be broadcast on Lifetime in 2007.

[11/20/06 - 04:00 PM]
GSN Premieres New Holiday Treats for Poker Fans: 'UltimateBET.net Aruba Classic' and 'Best of High Stakes Poker' in December
$2.6 million in prize money is at stake at the "UltimateBet.Net Aruba Classic," which airs Friday, December 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/20/06 - 03:58 PM]
Cats Finally Get Their Night in Prime Time!
The cable channel will air the "CFA International Cat Championship" on Tuesday, March 27 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/20/06 - 03:56 PM]
GSN Airs 'The Chuck Barris Story: My Life on the Edge' December 10
The documentary features a candid interview with Barris, in addition to Phyllis Diller, Jamie Farr and George Clooney.

[11/20/06 - 03:55 PM]
GSN to Air 'Worldwide Webgames Championship' December 3
Todd Newton hosts the special, which features the best causal games players - such as Bejeweled 2, Zuma and Solitaire - in the world.

[11/20/06 - 03:52 PM]
Lifetime Television Orders New Half-Hour Reality Series 'Gay, Straight Or Taken?' a Distinctive New Dating Show About Finding MR. Right
The new series puts a modern twist on the traditional dating show where one woman meets three men and through a series of dates, must decide who is gay, straight or already taken.

[11/20/06 - 03:51 PM]
Stephen Colbert to Establish the World's First "Stephen Colbert Museum and Gift Shop" in Alabama's Colbert County
The multi-part celebration will air during the week of Monday, November 27 at 11:30/10:30c.

[11/20/06 - 03:49 PM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, November 19, 2006 - (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 19.

[11/20/06 - 02:54 PM]
News Corporation Cancels Simpson Book and TV Special
News Corp. Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch has canceled publication of the book "If I Did It" as well as the corresponding FOX broadcast network special.

[11/20/06 - 11:57 AM]
Return of "Reba" and a Growing "7th Heaven" Lift the CW to Best Sunday of the Season
The CW spins the numbers for Sunday, November 19.

[11/20/06 - 11:56 AM]
Bob Saget, Catherine Bell, Chris Sarandon and Bernadette Peters Guest Star on NBC's 'Law & Order: Svu,' Tuesday, November 28, (10 P.M. ET/PT)
The star-studded episode showcases a rare dramatic appearance by funnyman Bob Saget.

[11/20/06 - 11:17 AM]
Identity, an Original Game of First Impressions Hosted by Penn Jillette, to Premiere on NBC as Five-Night Event from December 18-22
Executive producer Ben Silverman describes the new series as "a next generation game show about an individual's ability to read people based off of perception and judgments of others."

[11/20/06 - 12:52 AM]
Interview: "The King of Queens" Executive Producer David Bickel

[11/17/06 - 11:14 PM]
The Weinstein Company and IFC Entertainment Co-Acquire North American Rights to Out of the Blue
Written by Graeme Tetley with director Robert Sarkies, the film is the true story of David Gray who, on November 13, 1990, shot and killed over a dozen townspeople in his hometown Aramoana, a quiet and tight knit community on New Zealand's South Island.

[11/17/06 - 09:23 PM]
VH1's Hit Fitness & Nutrition Series "Celebrity Fit Club" Is Back for a Fifth Season Premiering April of '07
The new season's cast includes Maureen McCormick, Dustin Diamond, Tiffany, Cledus T. Judd, Da Brat, Ross "The Intern" Mathews, Kimberley Locke and Warren G.

[11/17/06 - 09:22 PM]
Sam Register Enters Into First-Look Deal with Cartoon Network
Previously, Register served as senior vice president, development for Cartoon Network and was responsible for overseeing development and production of original, action-oriented animated programming for the 24-hour cable service.

[11/17/06 - 07:03 PM]
Development Update: November 13-17 (Weekly Round-Up)
Over 15 updates on projects in development and tidbits about shows currently on the air!

[11/17/06 - 03:41 PM]
ABC's 'Bachelor,' 'Dancing' on Track for New Seasons
Look for a 10th season of "The Bachelor" in late spring while "Dancing With the Stars" may return as early as March.

[11/17/06 - 03:07 PM]
'Ghost Hunters' Wraps Highest-Rated, Most-Watched Season Yet!
1.8 million viewers tuned into the show's fall finale on Wednesday.

[11/17/06 - 12:26 PM]
Csi Hits a Season High Delivery in Viewers, Beating "Grey's Anatomy" by Nearly 3 Million Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, November 16.

[11/17/06 - 12:25 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, November 16, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 16.

[11/17/06 - 12:24 PM]
TBS and Ford Drive Consumers to Charity Auction on Ebay to Bid on Autographed 2007 Ford Fusion from Comic Relief 2006
The 2006 edition will be simulcast on TBS and HBO this Saturday at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/17/06 - 11:15 AM]
The CW to Keep 'Mars,' 'Hill' for (Almost) Full Seasons
The netlet asks for seven additional episodes of "Mars" and eight additional episodes of "Hill."

[11/17/06 - 08:24 AM]
FOX Orders Additional Episodes of "Standoff" and "'Til Death"
FOX confirms its six episode extension of "Standoff" and its full season commitment to "'Til Death."

[11/16/06 - 10:27 PM]
Vanished Concludes with Final Episodes Streaming on FOX on Demand at MyspacE.com Beginning Friday, NoV. 17
FOX confirms our previous report along with more details about "Vanished's" final episodes.

[11/16/06 - 09:21 PM]
DR. Phil and Robin Mcgraw Return to Host TNT's Christmas in Washington Concert, Featuring Taylor Hicks, Il Divo, Gretchen Wilson, Chris Brown, Corinne Bailey Rae, Bianca Ryan
The special will be taped at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. and premiere on Wednesday, December 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/16/06 - 09:20 PM]
Viewers Pick Favorite Commercials from Around the World for TBS's Special Funniest Commercials of the Year: 2006, Hosted by Kevin Nealon
2006 edition of the annual special premieres Wednesday, December 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/16/06 - 09:19 PM]
Jaeda Eliminated from "America's Next Top Model" on the CW
The CW details the latest "America's Next Top Model" elimination.

[11/16/06 - 05:57 PM]
FOX Axes 'Vanished' as 'Justice' Heads to Fridays
The network plans to stream the four remaining "Vanished" installments online.

[11/16/06 - 03:44 PM]
FOX Extends 'Death,' 'Standoff'; CBS Keeps 'Class' in Session
"Death" gets full season while "Standoff" and "Class" earn additional episodes.

[11/16/06 - 03:08 PM]
Stacey Adams Named Vice President, Current Programming, CBS Entertainment
Adams previously served as Executive Director Drama Development at CBS Paramount Network Television.

[11/16/06 - 03:07 PM]
Facing "Dancing" Finale, "Top Model" Ranks Second in Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 15.

[11/16/06 - 01:44 PM]
CBS's Drama Duo of "Criminal Minds" and "Csi: Ny" Top the Two-Hour Premieres of "Day Break" and "Medium"
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 15.

[11/16/06 - 01:43 PM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, November 15, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 15.

[11/16/06 - 09:17 AM]
Showtime Lights Up 3rd Season of Weeds
The third season will expand to 15 episodes next summer.

[11/15/06 - 10:03 PM]
Undefeated Diego 'The Nightmare' Sanchez Faces Joe 'Diesel' Riggs from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar on Spike TV Wednesday, December 13 at 8:00 PM ET
The audience will consist solely of three thousand United States Marines stationed at Miramar, except for five (5) pairs of seats which are being auctioned off to the general public to this incredible event.

[11/15/06 - 09:18 PM]
We TV Signs on Twentieth Century FOX and Regency Enterprises for Unwrapping Macys Marathon
Twentieth Century Fox and Regency Enterprises have signed on to advertise during WE tv's marathon of its new original series, "Unwrapping Macys," a behind the scenes look at the nation's biggest department store - Macy's Herald Square in NYC.

[11/15/06 - 09:17 PM]
All the "Web Junk" That's Fit to Air
Jim Breuer takes over as host for the new season, which premieres Friday, November 17 at 12:00/11:00c.

[11/15/06 - 09:16 PM]
In Recognition of World Aids Day, Showtime to Air "Beat the Drum" & "3 Needles"
In recognition of World AIDS Day, SHOWTIME will present two films spotlighting the atrocities and complexities of the insidious disease.

[11/15/06 - 09:15 PM]
FOX Sports Finalizes Bcs Broadcast Teams
Hall of Fame analysts Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long join Kenny Albert for the "AllState Sugar Bowl."

[11/15/06 - 04:10 PM]
Aol and HBO Announce New Broadband Comedy Website "This Just In"
"This Just In," due to launch in the first quarter of 2007, will feature humor through the lens of current events ranging from pop culture to politics.

[11/15/06 - 04:10 PM]
Bravo's 'Inside the Actors Studio' Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Hollywood's Brightest Stars
Upcoming new episodes, which begin Monday, December 18, will feature Eddie Murphy, Forest Whitaker, Matt Damon and Kyra Sedgwick.

[11/15/06 - 04:08 PM]
'The Martha Stewart Show' Names Bernie Young to the Post of Co-Executive Producer
Bernie Young, the Emmy-winning executive producer of "The Rosie O'Donnell Show," will take the helm of the daytime program effective immediately.

[11/15/06 - 04:06 PM]
CBS Signs Long-Term Affilation Agreement with Media General Broadcast Division for Station in Alexandria, LA.
Alexandria, La's KALB-DT is in the 179th largest market in the country.

[11/15/06 - 10:57 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, November 14, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 14.

[11/15/06 - 10:56 AM]
Contestant Wins Over a Half Million Dollars on the First Episode ABC's "Show Me the Money"
The winning question: "Sister of Warren Beatty, what celebrity actress is famous for her belief in reincarnation?"

[11/15/06 - 09:53 AM]
FOX's 'Vanished' to Disappear for the Rest of Sweeps
The freshman drama joins "Justice" on the bench however both series will return next month.

[11/15/06 - 09:36 AM]
Vh1, Jack Black and Channel 101 Join to Stem Tide of 'Unacceptable Media'
The "Department" will be responsible for a website that will launch in early 2007 followed by a weekly TV series premiering on VH1 in the Spring of 2007.

[11/15/06 - 09:35 AM]
Csi: Miami Hits Season High Ratings in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34, Topping NBC and ABC Combined
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, November 13.

[11/15/06 - 09:34 AM]
CBS Is Now 8 for 8
CBS spins the numbers for the week of November 6-12.







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[11/15/18 - 03:21 PM]
Video: Bravo's "Dirty John" Premiere Episode Is Available Now on YouTube, BravoTV.com, VOD and the Bravo App
Ahead of the premiere on Sunday, November 25, Bravo has made the entire first episode of "Dirty John" available for a pre-linear preview.

[11/15/18 - 01:38 PM]
NBC Rings in the Holidays with the Annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Live on Wednesday, Nov. 28
The evening will include festive performances by Diana Ross, Tony Bennett & Diana Krall, Brett Eldredge, Darci Lynne Farmer, Diana Krall, John Legend, Martina McBride, Pentatonix and Kellie Pickler, with a special appearance by Howie Mandel.

[11/15/18 - 12:50 PM]
Netflix Orders World War II Animated Drama Series "The Liberator"
The four-part series will be the first ever produced in Trioscope(TM) Enhanced Hybrid Animation, a new patent-pending technology combining state-of-the-art CGI with live-action performance, bringing an unprecedented level of emotion and fidelity to the animated drama experience.

[11/15/18 - 11:30 AM]
C'mon in and Pull Yourself Up a "Chairry" as IFC Invites You to Return to "Pee-Wee's Playhouse"
The network will kick off its run of the series during a 24-hour marathon, including the iconic holiday special "Christmas at Pee-wee's Playhouse," on Thursday, November 22 starting at 6AM.

[11/15/18 - 11:21 AM]
MTV's Global Phenomenon "Ex on the Beach" Returns for a Celebrity-Filled Season Two Thursday, December 20th at 8PM ET/PT
With 12 versions of MTV's "Ex on the Beach" around the world, the new season will also air across MTV's international channels beginning in January.

[11/15/18 - 11:00 AM]
Kumail Nanjiani Enters "The Twilight Zone" - New Original Series Coming to CBS All Access in 2019
Nanjiani joins previously announced host and narrator Jordan Peele and other cast members Sanaa Lathan and Adam Scott.

[11/15/18 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Comedy Central Releases Trailer for "The Other Two" - New Series from Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider Premieres January 24
Guest stars for the debut season include, Beck Bennett, Kate Berlant, Michael Che, Andy Cohen, Heidi Gardner, Jackie Hoffman, Daniel K. Isaac, Brandon Scott Jones, Richard Kind, Greta Lee, Tinsley Mortimer, Andy Ridings, Josh Segarra, Wanda Sykes, Julio Torres, JJ Totah and Patrick Wilson.

[11/15/18 - 10:00 AM]
Disney Channel's Hit Series "Bunk'd" Ordered for a Fourth Season
The fourth season will be executive produced by Emmy(R)-nominated producer Phil Baker and Erin Dunlap.

[11/15/18 - 09:16 AM]
Syfy Announces First Original Late Night Animated Series "Alien News Desk"
Voiced by Will Forte and Heidi Gardner, the 12-episode series will cover up-to-the-minute news and commentary about the universe's most baffling species - the inscrutable Humans of Planet Earth.

[11/15/18 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "The Kominsky Method" - Official Trailer #2 - Netflix
On November 16, meet Sandy (Michael Douglas) and Norman (Alan Arkin), two lifelong friends who are navigating the ups and downs of life with humor, dignity, and a little bit of help from their families.

[11/15/18 - 08:18 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "CMA Awards" Put ABC on Top
The Alphabet's telecast however is down 34% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[11/15/18 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "The Fix" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In each episode, host Jimmy Carr and team captains D.L. Hughley and Katherine Ryan are joined by guest comics to debate and discuss one of the biggest challenges facing the world in a team panel format.

[11/15/18 - 07:35 AM]
Netflix Matches with "The One" in New Series Examining Love and DNA Science
The series is set five minutes in the future, in a world where a DNA test can find your perfect partner - the one person you're genetically predisposed to fall passionately in love with.

[11/15/18 - 07:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer & Key Art for "A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding"
Rose McIver and Ben Lamb star in the film, due on November 30.

[11/15/18 - 07:31 AM]
"Andi Mack" and "Raven's Home" Hit Multi-Week Highs and Stand as Friday's Top 2 TV Telecasts in Key Youth Demos
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, November 9.