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[01/19/07 - 04:57 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, January 18, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 19.

[01/19/07 - 04:56 PM]
NBC Gives 'Heroes' Audience a 360 Degree Experience Beginning on January 22
The show's "comprehensive interactive extension," includes new original content on NBC.com as well as other alternative platforms.

[01/19/07 - 01:31 PM]
CBS Wins Thursday in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, January 18.

[01/19/07 - 10:31 AM]
The CW Announces Midseason Premiere Dates
"Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll" to begin on Tuesday, March 6 while "America's Next Top Model" returns on Wednesday, February 28.

[01/19/07 - 10:30 AM]
The CW Gives "Everybody Hates Chris" Full-Season Order for the 2007-2008 Season
The sophomore comedy gets an early full-season order for the 2007-2008 broadcast season.

[01/19/07 - 10:28 AM]
The CW Expands Its Online Offerings by Streaming Several Primetime Series for Free on CwtV.com
Effective immediately, episodes of "Beauty and the Geek," "Supernatural" "Veronica Mars," "One Tree Hill," "Everybody Hates Chris," "All of Us," "Girlfriends" and "The Game" will be available free on the network's web site.

[01/19/07 - 10:27 AM]
The CW Announces New Reality Series "Crowned"
The eight-episode series features multiple mother-daughter teams working together as pairs to win a beauty pageant competition.

[01/19/07 - 09:57 AM]
Hollywood's Brightest Stars Bring the Laughs When Sit Down Comedy with David Steinberg Returns on Wednesday, February 21
His second season guests include Jerry Seinfeld, Robin Williams, Roseanne Barr, Jon Stewart, Garry Shandling and Ray Romano.

[01/19/07 - 09:55 AM]
60 Minutes Makes the Top 10 with Its Best Demographic Delivery in Over a Year
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 14.

[01/19/07 - 09:54 AM]
Win a Trip to the Set of CBS's Drama Jericho
Viewers can win a trip to the show's set by trying to guess the end of the Morse Code sentence that will be featured in the first new episode of the show's spring season.

[01/19/07 - 09:52 AM]
Christina Aguilera, Mary J. Blige, Ludacris, Justin Timberlake and Carrie Underwood, All Multiple Nominees, Are Set to Perform on "The 49th Annual Grammy(R) Awards," Live from Staples Center in Los Angeles, Sunday, FeB. 11 on the CBS Television Network
Also set to present: The Black Eyed Peas, Ciara and Nelly Furtado.

[01/19/07 - 12:37 AM]
Development Update: Friday, January 19
Updates include: The broadcast networks continue the pilot game while Bob Cooper's Landscape Entertainment lines up three scripts at FOX and NBC

[01/18/07 - 03:16 PM]
Everywhere 'Battlestar Galactica' Goes DirecTV Follows
DirecTV will sponsor every episode of the series as well as offer contests to win a flat screen television and a year's subscription to the satellite service.

[01/18/07 - 03:14 PM]
Sci Fi's Marketing Campaign for 'The Dresden Files' Casts a Supernatural Spell on TV Crime Dramas
The cable channel details its marketing campaign to promote the show's launch this Sunday.

[01/18/07 - 03:13 PM]
Los Angeles Laker Girls Make Special Guest Appearance on NBC's 'The Apprentice: Los Angeles,' When Contestants Compete to Create the Best Hollywood Sightseeing Tour on Sunday, January 21 (9-10 P.M. Et)
NBC touts this Sunday's installment of "The Apprentice: Los Angeles."

[01/18/07 - 09:55 AM]
NBC Premieres New Drama 'Raines,' Starring Jeff Goldblum, on March 15 and 22 Before Resuming in Regular Day and Time on Friday, March 30
Newcomer will sub in for "ER" on March 15 and 22 before settling into its regular Friday, 9:00/8:00c slot on March 30.

[01/18/07 - 12:41 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 18
Updates include: Pilots go at ABC, NBC and FOX plus casting news on Showtime's "Californication" and FOX's "The Sarah Connor Chronicles."

[01/17/07 - 02:45 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of January 8, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 8-14.

[01/17/07 - 02:42 PM]
Tim Gunn ("Project Runway") Guest Stars as a Fashion TV Reporter, on ABC's "Ugly Betty"
He'll appear in the show's February 1 and February 8 installments.

[01/17/07 - 01:23 PM]
Yahoo! TV to Stream Preview of Landmark Episode of the CW's "Smallville"
The first 12 minutes of the show's much-hyped "Justice" episode will be available online beginning today.

[01/17/07 - 01:22 PM]
Warner BroS. Television Group, the CW and Sprint to Bring "Smallville Legends: The Oliver Queen Chronicles" to Life Via Sprint Wireless Phones
The six-episode animated wireless series created for the mobile and broadband environment, will premiere Thursday, January 18, exclusively on the Sprint TVSM mobile video service.

[01/17/07 - 01:21 PM]
CBS Orders Two More Editions of "Survivor" for the 2007-2008 Season
These will mark the 15th and 16th editions of the veteran reality series.

[01/17/07 - 01:20 PM]
CBS Moves Into Sole Possession of First Place in Adults 18-49 at Season's Mid-Point
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 8-14.

[01/17/07 - 01:18 PM]
The Top Five Finalists Are Chosen to Compete for a Live Performance with Justin Timberlake, on "The 49th Annual Grammy Awards," FeB. 11 on the CBS Television Network
Over the next several weeks, fans will continue to narrow the field by logging on directly to CBS.com or Yahoo! Music.

[01/17/07 - 01:17 PM]
'My Name Is Earl' and 'The Office' Score Their Highest 18-49 Ratings and Total Viewership of the Season, with Both Comedies Winning Their Slots in Adults 18-49 and Other Key Demos
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 8-14.

[01/17/07 - 09:59 AM]
NBC Orders Six One-Hour Episodes of Improvisational Comedy 'Thank God You'Re Here' from Fremantlemedia North America, the Producers of "American Idol," Featuring David Alan Grier and Dave Foley
Jennifer Coolidge, Bryan Cranston, Joel McHale and Wayne Knight guest star in the pilot.

[01/17/07 - 09:50 AM]
NBC Identifies December's Week-Long, Game Show Hit 'Identity' as New March Series
The Penn Jillette-hosted game show will return as a weekly series in March.

[01/17/07 - 09:46 AM]
Olivia Newton-John Set as Guest Judge in the First Two-Hour Live Performance Episode of NBC's Popular Talent Competition Series "Grease: You'Re the One That I Want" Airing January 28
The Peacock also extends the show's run to 11 episodes, adding two additional live episodes.

[01/17/07 - 09:43 AM]
NBC Renews Hit Series 'The Office,' 'My Name Is Earl,' 'Heroes' and 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' for Full Season of Episodes in 2007-08
The quartet receives an early pick-up for the 2007-08 season.

[01/17/07 - 09:02 AM]
Chris Hansen Reports in Dateline's "To Catch a Predator"
NBC's popular investigative series returns for a six-week run on Tuesday, January 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/17/07 - 09:01 AM]
When Women Rule the World Begins Production for Fox
The unscripted series "will reveal how women and men react in a world where women are in charge and men are subservient, and each gender's ability to adapt to a new social order will be put to the test."

[01/17/07 - 08:59 AM]
Syndication's #1 New Show "Rachael Ray" Renewed for Two More Years Through 2009-2010
Season to date, Rachael Ray is averaging a 2.1 HH AA% rating, more than double its closest freshman talk show competitor.

[01/17/07 - 01:01 AM]
FOX Books Midseason Trio, 'Kitchen' Return for Spring
Launch dates set for "Drive," "The Winner" and "The Wedding Bells" while new time periods are ahead for "'Til Death" and "Standoff." Plus: "Hell's Kitchen" to take over for "The O.C." on Thursdays.

[01/17/07 - 12:07 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 17
Updates include: FOX adds two pilots to its roster, casting news on NBC's "The I.T. Crowd" and new scripts at HBO and Showtime.

[01/16/07 - 08:05 PM]
HBO Receives 3 Golden Globe Awards, Tied for the Most of Any Television Network This Year
HBO touts its three Golden Globe Awards, all for its original movie "Elizabeth I."

[01/16/07 - 08:03 PM]
All Hail the Queen of Mean Don't Miss Lisa Lampanelli in the World Premiere of Her All-New Stand-Up Special "Dirty Girl" Debuting on Comedy Central(R) Sunday, January 28 at 10:00 P.M.
Encore presentations air Sunday, January 28 at 11:00 p.m. and Tuesday, January 30 at 10:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m.

[01/16/07 - 04:30 PM]
Fsn & MyNetworkTV Reach Strategic Programming Alliance with International Fight League
MyNetworkTV is planning to broadcast 22 two-hour IFL-produced programs - "an exciting combination of event action, highlights, features, vignettes and the league's latest news" - to begin in mid-2007.

[01/16/07 - 03:58 PM]
NFL Greats to Guest Star on CBS Comedies on "Super Monday," Monday, FeB. 5
Emmitt Smith to guest star on "How I Met Your Mother" while Jerry Rice will stop by "The Class."

[01/16/07 - 02:31 PM]
The CW and CBS Paramount Television Partner with Yahoo! TV to Stream a New Episode of "Everybody Hates Chris" for One Week Prior to Broadcast
The episode, entitled "Everybody Hates Eggs," will be offered free-of-charge and without commercial interruption on Yahoo! beginning January 16.

[01/16/07 - 02:30 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, January 15, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 15.

[01/16/07 - 02:29 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Receives Three Golden Globe Awards, Including Best Comedy and Drama Series
For the second year in a row, ABC and Touchstone Television have captured Golden Globes for Best Comedy and Drama.

[01/16/07 - 12:19 PM]
USA Network Teams with Juicecaster for First Ever Contestant Mobisodes for Fifth Season of Nashville Star Presented by Sonic
The mobisodes will "give visitors an exclusive view into the everyday lives of the 'Nashville Star' contestants as they compete for the chance to win a major music recording contract."

[01/16/07 - 12:18 PM]
NBC's 'Golden Globes' Telecast Dazzles the Competition
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, January 15.

[01/16/07 - 12:17 PM]
Diddy Searches for New Generation of 'Bad Boys', Scouting Nationwide for the Next Superstar Group to Be Featured on MTV's "Making the Band 4"
The series is scheduled to premiere in the second quarter of 2007 and will chronicle Diddy as he sets out to form an all new boy band.

[01/16/07 - 10:51 AM]
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution Set to Bring Steve Wilkos to National Syndication
The new offering, due in the fall of 2007, will feature the former Chicago police officer turned "Jerry Springer" security guard "offering advice and doling out his version of justice in his own daily, one-hour syndicated show."

[01/16/07 - 10:48 AM]
CBS Announces the Cast of "The Amazing Race: All-Stars" Eleven Former Teams Return for a Second Chance to Compete in a Race Around the World When "The Amazing Race: All-Stars" Premieres Sunday, February 18 on CBS
The 11th installment of the four-time Emmy Award-winning series will premiere Sunday, February 18 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/16/07 - 09:55 AM]
CBS and Chevrolet Join Forces to Create a Multi-Platform Event Surrounding the "Chevy Super Bowl College Ad Challenge"
The winning team will be revealed during CBS's annual "Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2007" special on Friday, February 2.

[01/16/07 - 09:53 AM]
For the First Time, Relive the First Four Riveting Episodes of the New Season of FOX's Action-Packed, Emmy(R) Award-Winning Series ''24''
The release, available today, features the four hours aired so far this season, as well as a 12-minute preview of episodes to come.

[01/16/07 - 09:51 AM]
Warner Home Video Brings the Hit Family Comedy George Lopez to DVD with the Release of George Lopez: The Complete First and Second Seasons April 17, 2007
The four-disc set will include all 28 episodes from the show's first and second seasons.

[01/16/07 - 12:11 AM]
Development Update: Monday-Tuesday, January 15-16
Updates include: ABC issues two more pilot orders, Aniston to guest star on "Dirt" and HBO sets return dates for "Entourage" and "The Sopranos."







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[07/15/18 - 08:12 AM]
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The Alphabet tops both charts on a very modest evening.

[07/14/18 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos in Low Key Night
The Peacock narrowly edges ABC and CBS among adults 18-49 last night.

[07/13/18 - 11:46 PM]
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[07/13/18 - 11:11 AM]
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[07/13/18 - 11:05 AM]
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[07/13/18 - 10:48 AM]
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[07/13/18 - 10:40 AM]
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[07/13/18 - 10:00 AM]
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[07/13/18 - 09:22 AM]
ABC to Flip "The Gong Show," "Take Two" Next Thursday, July 19
"Take Two" will lead off the night at 8:00/7:00c on said date with "The Gong Show" at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/13/18 - 09:17 AM]
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[07/13/18 - 08:28 AM]
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[07/13/18 - 08:10 AM]
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[07/13/18 - 07:13 AM]
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[07/13/18 - 07:06 AM]
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[07/13/18 - 06:59 AM]
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Kristen Bell, Justin Hartley, Al Roker and Whitney Cummings are among the participants.