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[11/29/06 - 11:14 PM]
VH1 Rock Docs Rolls Out Five New Music-Based Documentaries
Each of the documentaries will "reveal an untold story in the history of rock and hip-hop music, combining never-before-seen footage with a unique and unconventional narrative approach."

[11/29/06 - 10:03 PM]
Hallmark Channel's U.S. Television Premiere of "March of the Penguins" Ranks as Network's Highest-Ever-Rated Telecast, Saturday, November 25
The film's broadcast premiere drew a 4.1 household rating and 4.5 million viewers overall.

[11/29/06 - 08:45 PM]
Sci Fi Has Best November Ever in Younger Demographics and Reaps Double Digit Increases in Key Demographics and Household Delivery
Sci Fi spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.

[11/29/06 - 03:43 PM]
Robin Givens and Mel Harris Join Cast of MyNetworkTV'S"Saints and Sinners"
"Sinners" previously ran until the title "A Dangerous Love."

[11/29/06 - 03:33 PM]
NBC's Mid-Season 2006-07 Schedule Includes New Sunday Lineup with Debut of 'Grease: You'Re the One That I Want' and Season Premiere of 'The Apprentice' Starting January 7, Followed by Return of 'Crossing Jordan' on January 21 After Conclusion of 'Sunday Night Football'
In addition, "Friday Night Lights" will shift to Wednesdays at 8:00/7:00c starting January 10.

[11/29/06 - 11:40 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, November 28, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 28.

[11/29/06 - 11:39 AM]
Nia Long to Guest Star on ABC's "Boston Legal"
She'll play a disciplined, ambitious, micro-managing new associate from the New York office of Crane Poole & Schmidt during a three-episode arc.

[11/29/06 - 11:37 AM]
Primetime: Basic Instincts Looks at Whether People Survive and Thrive on Their Instincts Alone
The newsmagazine returns with a new five-part series to air Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c beginning December 6.

[11/29/06 - 11:07 AM]
Best Ever "Veronica Mars" and Season Highs for "Gilmore Girls" Lead the CW to Strongest Tuesday to Date
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 28.

[11/29/06 - 11:07 AM]
Ncis Hits a Season High in Viewership for the Second Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 28.

[11/29/06 - 11:06 AM]
NBC Decks the Halls for the Holidays with Season-Flavored Movies, Specials and Series
NBC details its upcoming holiday-themed programming for December.

[11/29/06 - 09:29 AM]
Open Casting Call for Season 5 of 'The Ultimate Fighter'
The new season will begin taping in January.

[11/29/06 - 09:28 AM]
Finalists Announced for "The 2006 Billboard Music Awards"
Nickelback, Rascal Flatts, T.I. and Mary J. Blige lead finalists in multiple categories.

[11/28/06 - 11:30 PM]
DR. Seuss Is on the Loose with an Evening Full of Fun and Frolick on ABC Family
Family favorites "Cat in the Hat," "Seuss on the Loose" and "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" starring Jim Carrey all set to air Thursday, December 21.

[11/28/06 - 09:52 PM]
Oxygen Goes International! Network Cuts Promo Deal with Flextech Television
Flextech will run the promos on LIVINGtv, their entertainment women's channel.

[11/28/06 - 08:41 PM]
Cartoon Network Gives Thanks to Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends
The animated movie propels the network to best-ever Thanksgiving Day ratings, delivery across all kid demos.

[11/28/06 - 06:21 PM]
FOX Gives 'War' Thursday Test Run, Cuts 'Loop' Order
"War" to follow "'Til Death" on December 14 and 21 while "Loop" gets rolled back from 13 to 10 episodes.

[11/28/06 - 01:27 PM]
Emmy Award(R)-Nominated Drama 'Grey's Anatomy' Joins Lifetime Television on Sunday, January 7 at 11pm (ET/PT) Beginning with Series' First Season
Series joins "Desperate Housewives," which airs Saturdays at 11:00/10:00c on the network.

[11/28/06 - 01:24 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of November 20, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 20-26.

[11/28/06 - 01:22 PM]
Music Sensation Fergie to Perform and Host Hollywood Party Segments of ABC's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2007" on December 31
In addition to hosting the party, Fergie will perform and introduce performances by Natasha Bedingfield, Meat Loaf and Latin music phenomenon RBD.

[11/28/06 - 01:21 PM]
ABC's New "Bachelor" Is Truly an Officer and Gentleman, Not to Mention a Doctor and a World Class Triathlete
U.S. Navy Lieutenant Andy Baldwin, M.D., 30, has been selected to star in the tenth edition of the reality series, which returns to the network in the spring of 2007.

[11/28/06 - 01:19 PM]
CBS Is #1 in November
CBS spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.

[11/28/06 - 01:17 PM]
CBS Gives Thanks for Its 10th Consecutive Weekly Win
CBS spins the numbers for the week of November 20-26.

[11/28/06 - 01:15 PM]
NBC Delivers Big Year-To-Year Gains in the November Sweep
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 20-26 and the November sweeps period.

[11/28/06 - 01:12 PM]
The CW Scores Best Monday to Date
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, November 27.

[11/28/06 - 12:26 PM]
The BeautieS...and the Geeks Bring New Year's Cheer to the CW Third Season of "Beauty and the Geek" Begins Its Eight-Episode Run with a Special Two-Hour Season Premiere on Wednesday, January 3 (8:00-10:00 P.M. Et)
Beginning January 10, the series will air in its regular timeslot on Wednesdays (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET), with encore telecasts on Sundays (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET).

[11/28/06 - 10:33 AM]
Make Your December Merry and Bright with FOX Holiday Cheer
The network details its various holiday-themed programming during December.

[11/28/06 - 10:32 AM]
NBC's Popular Alternative Series 'The Biggest Loser' Weighs in on a Fourth Season
The series will broadcast its third season finale in a special live, two-hour episode on Wednesday, December 13 (8-10 p.m. ET).

[11/28/06 - 10:29 AM]
Bravo Sticks with D-Lister Kathy Griffin, Renewing Her Emmy-Nominated Series "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List" for a Third Season
Six new one-hour episodes of the series are set to air in 2007.

[11/28/06 - 09:24 AM]
Interview: "Desperate Housewives" Consulting Producer Jeff Greenstein

[11/28/06 - 08:23 AM]
A Hit Is Coming to A&E When the Groundbreaking Series 'The Sopranos(R)' Launches on January 10, 2007 at 9:00pm ET/PT
Back-to-back episodes of the Emmy-winning drama will air every Wednesday at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[11/27/06 - 11:52 PM]
AMC Launches Exclusive Broadband Content for American Cinematheque
The network will launch a new micro site which will expand the content offering for the "George Clooney: An American Cinematheque Tribute" with exclusive footage.

[11/27/06 - 10:25 PM]
Oxygen Launched on Cox Communications on Demand Service
Oxygen on Demand is now available in over 15 million homes.

[11/27/06 - 09:25 PM]
Michelle Eliminated from "America's Next Top Model" on the CW
The CW details the latest "America's Next Top Model" elimination.

[11/27/06 - 09:14 PM]
Pale Is the New Tan "Comedy Central Live! Starring Jim Gaffigan: Beyond the Pale Tour" Hits the Road Beginning January 19 in Baltimore
The tour begins at the Lyric Opera House in Baltimore and will continue through more than 25 cities nationwide.

[11/27/06 - 08:03 PM]
Comedy Central's(R) Last Laugh '06 Starring Lewis Black Mind-Blowing Year Crammed Into One Night of Comedy Will Be Taped on Sunday, December 3 at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles
Greg Giraldo and Patton Oswalt to also be featured in the special, which airs Sunday, December 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/27/06 - 02:02 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "My Boys" (TBS)

[11/27/06 - 01:15 PM]
Queen Latifah Set to Host "The 33rd Annual People's Choice Awards," to Be Broadcast Tuesday, JaN. 9, 9:00-11:00 Pm, Live Et/Delayed Pt on the CBS Television Network
"30 Rock", "The Class" and "'Til Death" are up for favorite new comedy while "Brothers & Sisters," "Heroes" and "Ugly Betty" are competing for favorite new drama.

[11/27/06 - 12:25 PM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, November 26, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 26.

[11/27/06 - 12:22 PM]
Contestant Won Nearly Three Quarters of a Million Dollars Last Week on ABC's "Show Me the Money"
The winning question: "What sex therapist was born with the name Karola Siegel, and was once trained as a sniper?"

[11/27/06 - 12:21 PM]
ABC.com Extends the Critically Acclaimed ABC Series "Ugly Betty" Online with "Vidas De Fuego," an Original Mini-Telenovela (Telenovelita)
A brief clip from the telenovelita is used every week in "Ugly Betty," but viewers will be able to watch the first of six chapters of the complete two to four-minute "Vidas de Fuego" beginning on Monday, Nov. 27 on ABC.com.

[11/27/06 - 11:20 AM]
Snl Presents Three Live Episodes Back-To-Back with Hosts from the Big and Small Screen and a Music Superstar
Matthew Fox, Annette Bening and Justin Timberlake named December hosts with musical guests Tenacious D, Gwen Stefani and Timberlake respectively.

[11/27/06 - 11:18 AM]
'30 Rock' Makes Its Itunes Debut
NBC Universal regularly dominates the top ten most downloaded list on iTunes with "Heroes," "Studio 60," "Battlestar Gallactica" and "The Office."

[11/27/06 - 11:16 AM]
NBC.com Advances Carole Panick to Vice President, Digital Content and Development
Panick had been Senior Director, Digital Content and Development.

[11/27/06 - 11:14 AM]
NBC.com Names Stephen Andrade as Senior Vice President, Digital Development and General Manager
Andrade had previously served as Vice President, Interactive Development.

[11/27/06 - 10:44 AM]
NBC's '30 Rock' In, ABC's 'The Nine' Out
ABC pulls "The Nine" effective immediately while "30 Rock" gets a three-script extension.

[11/27/06 - 10:03 AM]
Bravo, Sci Fi and USA Book Their January Premieres
Return dates announced for "Battlestar Galactica," "Monk" and "Psych"; launches booked for "The Dresden Files" and "Top Design"; and the off-network premieres are set for "Star Trek: Enterprise" and "Jake 2.0" on Sci Fi.

[11/27/06 - 09:20 AM]
Sci Fi and Rhi Entertainment Meet Again on the Road to O.Z.
The mini-series, wild sci-fi re-imagining of "The Wizard of Oz," will premiere in December 2007.

[11/24/06 - 10:41 PM]
CTV's Corner Gas Secures U.S. Distribution Deal with Superstation WGN
The two-year, 88-episode deal provides exclusive rights to the series in cable and broadcast.

[11/24/06 - 07:03 PM]
Development Update: November 20-24 (Weekly Round-Up)
Over 10 updates on projects in development and tidbits about shows currently on the air!







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[01/16/18 - 02:00 PM]
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"With a bold concept, award-winning stars and a flawless execution, Ryan [Murphy], Brad [Falchuk] and Tim [Minear] have done it again," said Dana Walden and Gary Newman.

[01/16/18 - 01:21 PM]
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One of the biggest annual automotive events in America, the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, features thousands of bidders, leading athletes and celebrities and dedicated collectors all vying for their next one-of-a-kind ride.

[01/16/18 - 12:40 PM]
"Love Is ___" Series Regular Casting
They'll join the previously announced Michele Weaver as the female lead Nuri and Will Catlett as male lead Yasir.

[01/16/18 - 11:46 AM]
NBC Schedules Three-Hour "Billboard Music Awards" to Air Live Coast to Coast on Sunday, May 20 at 8 P.M. ET/5 P.M. PT
The network acquired the rights to the "Billboard Music Awards" in a new multi-year deal signed in November.

[01/16/18 - 10:52 AM]
Nickelodeon's Viral Sports Clip Series "Crashletes" Returns for an Epic Third Season, Premiering Sunday, Feb. 11, at 10 A.M. (ET/PT) in TeenNick's NickSports Block
Co-hosts Brandon Broady and Stevie Nelson will be joined by a guest athlete in each episode who will help provide in-depth analysis of viral sports bloopers, blunders and absurdities.

[01/16/18 - 10:04 AM]
PBS Kids Offers Sneak Peek of Its First Series Dedicated to the Arts and Creativity: "Pinkalicious & Peterrific"
Three full-length 11-minute stories are now available; additional stories will roll out on digital platforms every Friday until February 9, when PBS stations will broadcast a special, one-hour series premiere event.

[01/16/18 - 10:03 AM]
PBS Announces "Native America," New Four-Part Series Premiering Fall 2018
Weaving history and science with living indigenous traditions, the series brings to life a land of massive cities connected by social networks spanning two continents, with unique and sophisticated systems of science, art and writing.

[01/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
PBS Announces "#MeToo, Now What?" (w.t.) New Half-hour, Five-Part Series Premiering February 2018
Zainab Salbi, founder of Women for Women International, hosts the series, premiering Friday, February 2 at 8:30/7:30c.

[01/16/18 - 10:01 AM]
PBS Announces Key Authors, Celebrities and Notable Figures in the Entertainment, Sports, News and Literary Worlds Lending Their Voices to "The Great American Read"
The series launches with a two-hour special event on Tuesday, May 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/16/18 - 09:08 AM]
Ovation Acquires US Broadcast and Digital Rights to Season Two of "Rachel Hunter's Tour of Beauty"
In season two, international supermodel Rachel Hunter embarks on a search for the secrets to lasting beauty and a complete sense of well-being through The Americas.

[01/16/18 - 09:07 AM]
Ovation Acquires U.S. Premiere Rights to Season Three of the Critically Acclaimed International Hit Drama Series "Versailles"
Since its debut on Ovation in the fall of 2016, the series has been a remarkable success for the network, both on air and across its social networks.

[01/16/18 - 09:06 AM]
Ovation Celebrates the Art of Wine with Acquisition of "The Wine Show" Season One
Starring Matthew Goode and his good friend Matthew Rhys, "The Wine Show" take viewers on a fresh, accessible and thoroughly entertaining new journey into wine.

[01/16/18 - 08:38 AM]
Raelle Tucker and Scott Winant to Collaborate with Blumhouse Television to Produce Scripted Drama Series for Facebook Watch
The series, "Sacred Lies" (working title), is based on the classic Grimms Brothers tale, "The Handless Maiden" and the novel, "The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly" by Stephanie Oakes.

[01/16/18 - 08:37 AM]
New Action-Packed Series "Fly Guys" Set to Debut on Facebook's Watch
The non-scripted series will follow an all-star crew of Europe's most talented acrobats and professional stunt performers.

[01/16/18 - 08:36 AM]
Bear Grylls Invites the Facebook Watch Community to "Face the Wild" with New Electus/BGV-Produced Adventure Docu-Series Launching March 21
Answering thousands of requests from Facebook followers across the nation, for the first time Bear will surprise 10 of his most inspiring fans by inviting them on one-on-one adventures of a lifetime: joining him in facing the wild.