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[01/24/07 - 05:02 PM]
Oxygen Summer '07 Programming Filled with Surefire Hits and Over-The-Top Women
The cable channel expands "Mo'Nique's F.A.T. Chance" and "Fight Girls" into weekly series, both due this summer.

[01/24/07 - 11:19 AM]
NBC's "Apprentice" Contestants Compete to Create and Sell Savory New Product for El Pollo Loco on Sunday, January 28, and Acclaimed Singer Andrea Bocelli Serenades the Winners
NBC touts this Sunday's installment of "The Apprentice."

[01/24/07 - 11:18 AM]
USA Continues #1 Streak Into 2007
USA spins the numbers for the week of January 15-21.

[01/24/07 - 09:44 AM]
FOX Reality Orders Second Season of Its Controversial First Original Series ''Solitary''
Fox Reality is holding a two-week national casting call for "Solitary 2.0," seeking nine fearless people to "take on the greatest mental and physical challenge of their lives."

[01/24/07 - 09:39 AM]
Lifetime Television Orders Second Season of the Captivating Reality Series 'Lisa Williams: Life Among the Dead,' from Merv Griffin Entertainment
The series will return with eight new episodes this summer.

[01/24/07 - 12:49 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 24
Updates include: ABC issues a five comedy pilot orders, plus two new pilots from FOX and casting news on ABC's "Eli Stone" and NBC's "Mastersons of Manhattan."

[01/23/07 - 10:49 PM]
Oxygen Returns to Its Multi-Platform Roots!
The network will launch its first social network, Oomph.net, an online destination "for women to connect through a variety of networking platforms."

[01/23/07 - 10:47 PM]
CBS News' "48 Hours Mystery" Is Saturday's #1 Program in Households, Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, January 20.

[01/23/07 - 09:23 PM]
Calling All Desperate Housewives and Footballers' Wive$! Hallmark Channel's Super Sunday Playbook Gives Competition the Quick Kick!
"Whole Lotta Love - Full-Contact Edition!," a 30-minute salute to Hallmark's commercial spots, will be broadcast on the network during the Super Bowl's halftime show.

[01/23/07 - 09:22 PM]
New England-Indianapolis Is Most Watched Afc Championship Game in More Than 20 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 21.

[01/23/07 - 09:21 PM]
AMC's Airing of Jeremiah Johnson Scores Record Ratings
AMC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 20.

[01/23/07 - 03:12 PM]
Mixed Results for Usa, Sci Fi Winter Launches
"Monk" and "Psych" return to strong numbers on Friday while Sci Fi sees mixed results from its new Sunday lineup.

[01/23/07 - 02:10 PM]
CBS Wins the Week with the Best Viewer Delivery by Any Network This Season and Best by Any Network in Nearly a Year
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 15-21.

[01/23/07 - 02:08 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of January 15, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 15-21.

[01/23/07 - 12:06 PM]
'Heroes' Makes a Victorious Return to the Monday Schedule
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, January 22.

[01/23/07 - 12:04 PM]
The Top-Rated 'Golden Globes' Telcast in Three Years Paces NBC's Week of JaN. 15-21
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 15-21.

[01/23/07 - 12:01 PM]
MTV and Verizon Wireless Partner to Launch New Live Music Series 'MTV Live'
The monthly series will be presented as a multi-platform program across MTV, MTV2, mtvU, MTV Tr3s, MTV.com and on MTV Mobile on V CAST.

[01/23/07 - 12:00 PM]
MTV's Breakout Hit, Rob & Big, Greenlit for Second Season on MTV and MTV2
"Rob" was cable's top draw among viewers 12-34 in its Thursday, 10:30/9:30c slot.

[01/23/07 - 11:17 AM]
CBS Wins Monday in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, January 22.

[01/23/07 - 10:37 AM]
Actress Salma Hayek and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Sid Ganis Announce the Nominees for the 79th Annual Academy Awards(R), Which Air Live on Abc, Sunday, February 25
The ceremony will be televised live by ABC at 5:00 p.m., PT (8:00 p.m., ET), beginning with a half-hour arrivals segment, "Road to the Oscars(R)."

[01/23/07 - 10:08 AM]
Former Wwe Superstar Goldberg Makes a Guest Star Appearance on NBC's 'Law & Order: Svu', Tuesday, February 6, (10 P.M. ET/PT)
He'll play a crazed convict in the upcoming installment.

[01/23/07 - 10:07 AM]
Adult Swim Premieres Two Original Live-Action Series
Newcomers "Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job" and "Saul of the Mole Men" are both set to launch on Sunday, February 11.

[01/23/07 - 09:58 AM]
Interview: "The Simpsons" Co-Executive Producer Don Payne

[01/23/07 - 12:28 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 23
Updates include: More pilot news from CBS, FOX and NBC plus casting news on NBC's "Fort Pit" and FOX's "Jezebel James."

[01/22/07 - 09:18 PM]
We TV Attracts Advertisers Targeting Women During Fall 2007 Fashion Week
General Motors' Saturn division and Maybelline New York have both signed on as sponors of its original series, "Under the Tents."

[01/22/07 - 09:17 PM]
Ellen Degeneres Stands Up to Comedy Central(R) the Network Television Premiere of Her Laugh-Out-Loud Special "Ellen Degeneres: Here and Now" Debuts Sunday, February 4 at 9:30 P.M.
The HBO special will make its network premiere on Comedy Central next month.

[01/22/07 - 09:16 PM]
Is Your College in Dire Need of Laughter? "Comedy Central on Campus: Christian Finnegan Two for Flinching Tour" Kicks Off in January
The tour will also feature special guests such as Tracy Morgan, Aries Spears, Greg Giraldo, Zack Galifianakas, Pablo Francisco, Nick Thune and Joe DeRosa.

[01/22/07 - 01:30 PM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, January 21, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 21.

[01/22/07 - 12:21 PM]
Afc Championship Game on CBS Is Highest Rated Television Program of 2006-2007 Season
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 21.

[01/22/07 - 12:20 PM]
Sci-Fi Worlds Collide When "Battlestar Galactica's" Tricia Helfer Guest Stars on Supernatural
She'll play a young woman who is being chased by an evil-looking farmer on the highway in the show's February 22 episode.

[01/22/07 - 10:13 AM]
Showtime Networks and Electric Sheep to Launch "The L Word(R)" in Second Life
"The L Word in Second Life" is a "3D experience that will take visitors into a virtual reality world inspired by the show."

[01/22/07 - 10:12 AM]
NBC's "Grease: You'Re the One That I Want" Announces the Top 12 Finalists Who Will Compete to Become Broadway's Next Danny & Sandy in the New Production of Grease
The final 12 will perform live starting next Sunday, January 28 at 7:00/6:00c in a special two-hour episode.

[01/22/07 - 12:19 AM]
Development Update: Monday, January 22
Updates include: HBO gives series orders to "12 Miles of Bad Road" and "In Treatment," plus ABC and FOX add new pilots.

[01/21/07 - 10:49 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Dresden Files, The" (Sci Fi)

[01/20/07 - 09:14 PM]
Bono to Receive Naacp Chairman's Award
The honor will be presented to him during the March 2 live broadcast of the 38th NAACP Image Awards on FOX.

[01/20/07 - 09:47 AM]
FOX Announces Spring Premieres
The network confirms its expected changes; "The War at Home" heads to Sundays at 7:30/6:30c while "The Wedding Bells" will get a special preview on Wednesday, March 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/20/07 - 09:43 AM]
24's Clock Does Double Time with Two-Hour Television Event Monday, February 12, on FOX
Chad Lowe and Powers Boothe guest star in the two-hour event.

[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.







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[03/04/15 - 11:30 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 11:10 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 10:15 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 10:01 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 09:18 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 09:04 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 09:02 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 08:50 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 08:37 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 07:32 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 07:31 AM]
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