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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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[05/05/15 - 02:34 PM]
The CW Pulls "Cedric's Barber Battle" from Friday Lineup
Back-to-back episodes of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" will now fill the 8:00/7:00c hour.

[05/05/15 - 02:31 PM]
Syfy and Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television Reuniting to Develop Aldous Huxley's Classic Novel "Brave New World"
In the series, humans are given mind-altering drugs, free sex and rampant consumerism are the order of the day, and people no longer reproduce but are genetically engineered in "hatcheries."

[05/05/15 - 01:07 PM]
It's Time to Get Saved with Lifetime(R)'s All-New Docuseries, "Preach" Premiering June 5
The six-episode series follows four powerful female leaders who believe God has given them the ability to heal the sick, see the future and rid people of their addictions.

[05/05/15 - 12:50 PM]
College Softball Conference Tournaments: 50 Games, 11 Championships
The ACC Championship Game (ESPN) and American Athletic Conference Championship Game (ESPN2) will be televised Saturday, May 9.

[05/05/15 - 12:45 PM]
Production Begins in Pittsburgh on WGN America's "Outsiders," New Original Drama Series from Peter Mattei, Peter Tolan and Paul Giamatti
David Morse, Joe Anderson, Thomas M. Wright and Ryan Hurst star in the 13-episode series, due in early 2016.

[05/05/15 - 12:34 PM]
U.S. Women's National Team Preps for World Cup in Two Send-Off Series Matches on FOX Sports 1
The series begins on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 10, with an important friendly against the Republic of Ireland, followed by a match against Mexico on Sunday, May 17.

[05/05/15 - 12:24 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' Original Movie, "Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery" Becomes the Network's Most-Watched Film Among W25-54, Households, and Total Viewers
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, May 2.

[05/05/15 - 12:01 PM]
C. Thomas Howell and Henry Rollins to Guest Star in ABC Family's New Procedural Drama "Stitchers"
Howell will guest star in a recurring role as Daniel, a mysterious person Kirsten (series star Emma Ishta) knew long ago.

[05/05/15 - 11:48 AM]
Esquire Network Partners with Buick for "Knife Fight" Season Three - Debuts Short-Form Series "Eat Like a Man"
Select episodes feature on-air "pantry tours" with host Ilan Hall sourcing the latest secret ingredients in the Buick Regal GS.

[05/05/15 - 11:46 AM]
Josh Charles Joins Hit Series "Masters of Sex" in a Major Guest-Starring Role
He'll play Daniel Logan, a self-made businessman working in the scent industry.

[05/05/15 - 11:03 AM]
E! Continues to Expand Pop Culture Prowess with Two New Series and Dynamic Original Development Slate
"The Comment Section" and "Just Jillian" are on tap for late summer 2015 and early 2016, respectively.

[05/05/15 - 10:08 AM]
Poppy Montgomery Guest Stars in "Signed, Sealed, Delivered: From Paris with Love" Premiering June 6
Eric Mabius, Kristin Booth, Crystal Lowe and Geoff Gustafson return for this world premiere two-hour movie from Martha Williamson.

[05/05/15 - 09:19 AM]
Chiller Unveils 2015-2016 Original Programming, Including Original Movies and Network's First-Ever Original Series
"Slasher" follows the plight of a young woman who returns to the small town where she was born, only to find herself the centerpiece in a series of horrifying copycat murders - based on the widely-known, grisly killings of her parents.

[05/05/15 - 09:14 AM]
HBO Offers Bonus Presentation of "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck" Next Sunday, May 10
Widely acclaimed at film festivals and in its recent limited theatrical run, the documentary debuted Monday, May 4.

[05/05/15 - 09:06 AM]
"Conan" to Film from Comic-Con(R) International July 8-11
This will mark the first time ever a late-night show has broadcast from San Diego during Comic-Con.