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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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[05/27/16 - 10:31 AM]
AMC Is Now Home to Five of the Top 10 Shows on Cable TV and Two of the Top Three Cable Premieres This Television Season
AMC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/27/16 - 10:07 AM]
Pittsburgh Penguins Host San Jose Sharks in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final Monday, May 30 - Memorial Day - at 8 P.M. ET on NBC
The Sharks advanced to their first Stanley Cup Final in franchise history with a 5-2 win in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final vs. St. Louis, while Pittsburgh advanced with a 2-1 win in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

[05/27/16 - 08:28 AM]
Night 1 of "500 Questions" Dominates Its Thursday Unscripted Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/27/16 - 08:23 AM]
NBC's "The Red Nose Day Special" Draws a 0.6/2 and 2.155 Million Viewers Overall
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/27/16 - 07:11 AM]
Destination America Steps Into the Darkest Town in America in the All-New Series "Ghosts of Shepherdstown"
The six-part series launches Sunday, June 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/27/16 - 06:00 AM]
2nd Annual Red Nose Day Raises Over $31.5 Million for Kids in Need, Over 70 Stars Join NBC for Live Charity Event "The Red Nose Day Special"
Elton John, Julia Roberts, Jack Black, Ellen DeGeneres, Tracy Morgan, Blake Shelton, Will Ferrell and Zac Efron were among the many celebrities who appeared in the live, two-hour charity television event.

[05/26/16 - 03:11 PM]
ITV and Hulu Commission Exciting Eight-Part Drama Series "Harlots"
Acclaimed actresses Samantha Morton, Lesley Manville and Jessica Brown Findlay are set to star in the series, which will be produced by Monumental Pictures.

[05/26/16 - 02:37 PM]
"Comedy Bang! Bang!" Gets "Weird" with a One-Week Free Preview of This Season's Premiere Episode
IFC is previewing the first episode of this upcoming season free on IFC.com, through the IFC mobile app, On Demand and wherever the internet lives one week before it premieres on IFC on Friday, June 3.

[05/26/16 - 02:32 PM]
"Brett Gelman's Dinner in America" Special Premieres Friday, July 1st at Midnight (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
The premise is simple: A roundtable discussion in which Brett attempts to engage four distinguished actors - Loretta Devine, Shareeka Epps, Joe Morton and Mack Wilds - in an open forum on racism.

[05/26/16 - 01:43 PM]
AMC.com Releases the Director's Commentary on the "Preacher" Pilot
Series executive producers and directors Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg give viewers an exclusive inside look at the premiere episode.

[05/26/16 - 12:52 PM]
CBS to Finish "Angel from Hell," "Rush Hour" Runs on Saturday Nights
Look for the former to return on Saturday, July 2 while the latter will resume on Saturday, July 23.

[05/26/16 - 12:41 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Drops the New Trailer for Its Music Series "Roadies," The First Original Series from Oscar(R) Winner Cameron Crowe
The series gives an insider's look at the reckless, romantic, funny and often poignant lives of a committed group of roadies who live for music and the de facto family they've formed along the way.

[05/26/16 - 12:07 PM]
Michael Bloom Joins TBS & TNT as Senior Vice President of Unscripted Series and Specials
Most recently, Bloom was instrumental in forging the architecture for ELeague, the new eSports co-venture between Turner and WME | IMG.

[05/26/16 - 12:03 PM]
Kobe Bryant Named "Athlete of the Decade" by Spike TV
Spike TV proudly honors the Lakers' iconic superstar with its first ever "Athlete of the Decade" award to be presented at the network's 10th Annual "Guys Choice" event.

[05/26/16 - 12:02 PM]
WGN America's "Outsiders" Star David Morse Throws Out First Pitch at the Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Game, In Celebration of the Start of Production on the Hit Series' Season Two
Morse's first pitch comes on the heels of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto declaring Wednesday, May 18 "Outsiders Day," with a proclamation ceremony at City Hall.