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[01/31/07 - 09:47 PM]
We TV's Launches Month-Long Promotional Sweepstakes Targeting Women Over Valentines Day
The "Steel Your Heart" promotional campaign includes a month-long sweepstakes and Valentines weekend movie marathon featuring the movies from acclaimed romance novelist, Danielle Steel.

[01/31/07 - 09:46 PM]
TBS's My Boys Suits Up for the Big Game: A Sunday, FeB. 4, Marathon of All 13 Episodes
The marathon kicks off at 5 p.m. and continues until 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

[01/31/07 - 09:45 PM]
Mgm Domestic Television Distribution Sells Comedy Central's(R) Reno 911! and Chappelle's Show to Top Three Markets for Fall '07 Syndication Launch
The studio's domestic television distribution operation has sold both series to the top three markets - New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.

[01/31/07 - 09:44 PM]
Basic Cable Premiere of "Troy" Ranks in Top Five on Hallmark Channel
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, January 27.

[01/31/07 - 05:00 PM]
'Kitchen' Back to Summer as FOX Firms Up Thursday Plans
Repeats of "Nanny 911" and "Trading Spouses" to fill the network's Thursday schedule once "O.C." and "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?" wrap.

[01/31/07 - 03:11 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of January 22-28): 'Battlestar' Climbs, 'Dirt' Sinks
Both "The Dresden Files" and "Battlestar Galactica" added viewers in their second weeks for Sci Fi while FX saw its newcomer "Dirt" fall to a series low.

[01/31/07 - 02:33 PM]
ABC Books 'The Bachelor' Return for April
The new season - subtitled "The Officer and a Gentleman" - will launch Monday, April 2 at 9:30/8:30c following "Dancing with the Stars."

[01/31/07 - 02:05 PM]
The CW and T-Mobile USA Partner for Multimedia Trivia Challenge "The Gilmore Guide to Pop Culture" Exclusively at CwtV.com
The netlet teams with T-Mobile USA, Inc. for "The Gilmore Guide to Pop Culture," exclusively on CWTV.com.

[01/31/07 - 02:03 PM]
CBS News' "48 Hours Mystery" Is Saturday's Number One Program in Households, Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, January 27.

[01/31/07 - 01:26 PM]
NBC.com Extends Program Reach Online as New Independent Research Shows That 78 Percent of Rewind Users Watch Episodes Missed on Broadcast Television
Also: 26% have re-watched an episode after watching the broadcast and 34% used the online player to watch a show they had never seen before.

[01/31/07 - 01:24 PM]
Gilmore Girls Hits Season Highs in Women 18-34
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 30.

[01/31/07 - 10:45 AM]
With No 'Doggone' Competition, Spike TV Will Telecast Two-Hour Tna Wrestling Special Monday, February 12
The two-hour spectacular will "showcase five of the greatest bouts in TNA history never before seen on television except pay-per-view, featuring some of the biggest names in wrestling today."

[01/31/07 - 10:44 AM]
Spike TV Highlights - March 2007
Highlights include the premiere of "Bullrun" on Tuesday, March 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/31/07 - 10:42 AM]
USA Sweeps January Ratings
The cable channel spins the numbers for the month of January.

[01/31/07 - 10:07 AM]
Youtube Discovery Lisa Donovan Joins the Cast of "MadTV"
Donovan will first be seen in the episode airing Saturday, February 17.

[01/31/07 - 10:06 AM]
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Find Out Thursday Nights on Fox
Six-episode series will launch with a pair of half-hour previews on February 27 and 28 before moving to Thursday nights in March.

[01/31/07 - 12:57 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 31
Updates include: Amber Smith, Adam Arkin, Jason O'Mara and Stana Katic all land pilots, plus new pilot orders from FOX and ABC.

[01/30/07 - 09:42 PM]
TBS and TNT Put a Sizzle in January as Ad-Supported Cable's Top Networks Among Key Adult Demos
TNT and TBS spin the numbers for the month of January.

[01/30/07 - 09:41 PM]
NBC Universal Television Studio Promotes Lauren Stein to Vice President, Drama Programming
Stein currently serves as a development executive for the NBC drama pilots "Life" and "Lipstick Jungle."

[01/30/07 - 09:40 PM]
Adult Swim Sets All-New Basic Cable Records for January Total Day Delivery of Key Young Adults
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for the month of January.

[01/30/07 - 09:39 PM]
AMC Kicks Off 2007 with Record Performance
AMC spins the numbers for the month of January.

[01/30/07 - 06:38 PM]
First of Four Nora Roberts Adaptations, Lifetime Original Movie 'Nora Roberts' Angels Fall,' Averages Nearly Five Million Viewers During January 29 Premiere on Lifetime
Telefilm draws nearly five million viewers, averaging a 4.1 household rating, during its premiere on Monday.

[01/30/07 - 03:09 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of January 22, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 22-28.

[01/30/07 - 03:07 PM]
Donny Osmond to Host "The Great American Dream Vote" on the ABC Television Network
The new reality series "gives anyone the chance to make his/her lifelong wishes come true."

[01/30/07 - 03:06 PM]
ABC Announces February Sweeps Highlights, Including the Return of "Lost," the Oscars, Hosted by Ellen Degenernes, the First Ever Oscar Special from Oprah Winfrey, and Jam-Packed Original Episodes of Some of Television's Biggest Hits
The network's February highlights include the return of "Lost," "79th Annual Academy Awards" hosted by Ellen DeGeneres and the first ever "Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special."

[01/30/07 - 01:51 PM]
CBS Has Five of the Top 10 Shows of the Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 22-28.

[01/30/07 - 01:48 PM]
Saturday Night Live Features a Five-Time Host, an Oscar Front Runner and Hot Music February 3 and 10
Drew Barrymore and Forest Whitaker are the latest hosts, with musical guests Lily Allen and Keith Urban respectively.

[01/30/07 - 01:47 PM]
Tell Us Your Story Animated Shorts - Featuring Love Stories from Viewers - Premiere February 1 During "Whole Lotta Love" Month, on Hallmark Channel
The first round of 30-second programs feature love stories as part of the network's "Whole Lotta Love Month."

[01/30/07 - 01:46 PM]
Hallmark Channel Delivers Highest-Ever-Rated January Fueled by New Mystery Movies and Basic Cable Premiere of "Troy"
The latest installments of "Murder 101," "Mystery Woman" and "McBride" helped drive the cable channel's success.

[01/30/07 - 01:43 PM]
Bravo Has Best Month Ever in Bravo History
"Top Chef" averaged 2.7 million total viewers and 1.9 million adults 18-49 in January.

[01/30/07 - 01:42 PM]
Oscar, Grammy and Tony Award Winner Andrew Lloyd Webber to Make a Special Appearance as a Guest Judge on NBC's Newest Reality Competition Series "Grease: You'Re the One That I Want" on Sunday, February 11.
The two-hour live show begins with the results of America's vote following the January 28th episode and the first dramatic elimination of one Sandy and one Danny hopeful.

[01/30/07 - 01:40 PM]
The Return of 'Heroes' Paces NBC's Week of JaN. 22-28
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 22-28.

[01/30/07 - 01:37 PM]
Image Entertainment and NBC Universal Television Distribution Sign Agreement for 14 Films Produced for the Sci Fi Channel
14 of the network's most popular Saturday originals are headed to DVD.

[01/30/07 - 10:29 AM]
Five-Time Grammy(R) Award Winning Band, the Police, to Perform on the Grammy Awards for the First Time When They Reunite to Open the Show, on "The 49th Annual Grammy Awards," Live from Staples Center in Los Angeles, FeB. 11 on the CBS Television Network
Joan Baez, Melissa Etheridge, Jennifer Hudson, Queen Latifah, Chris Rock and Stevie Wonder also added as presenters.

[01/30/07 - 10:28 AM]
Access Hollywood Scores Best Ratings in Nearly Three Years
The syndicated newsmagazine scored its best national syndication household, total viewer and demographic ratings in nearly three years during the week of January 15, 2007.

[01/30/07 - 10:05 AM]
Lifetime Networks Celebrates Valentine's Day Throughout February with Movie Festivals on Lifetime Television and Lmn Along with Romance Advice from Relationship Experts on LifetimetV.com and LmntV.com
The Valentine's Day love marathon begins with the premiere of "A Valentine Carol," starring Emma Caulfield, on Sunday, February 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/30/07 - 10:03 AM]
Bravo Double Dips with a Tasty "Top Chef" Season Finale and "Top Design" Series Premiere on Wednesday, January 31 Beginning at 10 P.M. ET/PT
The cable channel touts Wednesday's "Top Chef" finale as well as the launch of "Top Design."

[01/30/07 - 12:13 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 30
Updates include: Casting news on NBC's pilots, a new home for Oxygen's "Tease" and VH1 to burn off "Armed & Famous."

[01/29/07 - 09:34 PM]
Screen Actors Guild Honors Outstanding Film & Television Peformances in 13 Categories at the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
TNT details the complete list of recipients of the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

[01/29/07 - 09:33 PM]
Showtime Celebrates Black History Month with Premieres of Two Docs, Two Feature Films & the 15th Anniversary of the Black Filmmaker Showcase
The salute kicks off on Thursday, February 1st with the annual Black Filmmakers Showcase, a noteworthy initiative that has introduced America and the industry to the talents of unknown black directors each February for the past 15 years.

[01/29/07 - 09:32 PM]
Hallmark Channel Launches Fourth Annual Multi-Platform Valentine's Day Promotion with Hallmark Gold Crown(R) Stores
The campaign will also spotlight its upcoming movie "Love is a Four Letter Word," which premieres Saturday, February 3.

[01/29/07 - 09:31 PM]
History Turned Hysterical Comedy Central(R) Celebrates Black History Month with a Weekend of "Hysterical Blackness" Beginning Friday, February 23 Through Sunday, February 25
Stand up specials featuring Finesse Mitchell and Loni Love are among the offerings set for the weekend of February 23-25.

[01/29/07 - 09:30 PM]
Jamie Foxx's Laffapalooza '07 Premieres Saturday, February 24 at 10:00 PM* on Comedy Central(R)
This year's special is hosted by Anthony Anderson and features performances from the rising stars of urban comedy including Pat Brown, Corey Miller, Rickey Smiley, Kevin Hart, Maronzio Vance, and Talent.

[01/29/07 - 09:29 PM]
The Monkey Hits the Road in "Where's Lazlo?"
The network will premiere its first ever one-hour Cartoon Network Studios original movie, "Where's Lazlo?," on Sunday, February 18.

[01/29/07 - 02:07 PM]
ABC and Touchstone Television Honored with Three Wins at the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
Chandra Wilson, America Ferrera and the cast of "Grey's Anatomy" all took home honors at the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

[01/29/07 - 02:05 PM]
CBS to Rock 'N' (Super) Bowl in February
"The Super Bowl" and "Grammy Awards" highlight the Eye's plans for next month.

[01/29/07 - 02:02 PM]
CBS Wins Sunday in Viewers and Adults 25-54 for the Third Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 28.

[01/29/07 - 01:26 PM]
NBC Sweetens February with 28 Days of Comedy, Drama, Gamesmanship, Valentines -- and an Array of Guest Stars Including Oscar Nominee Forest Whitaker, Isabella Rossellini, George Takei, Paul Reubens, Kim Delaney, Mary Stuart Masterson, D.L. Hughley, Magic Johnson, Ron Silver, Beau Bridges, Natalie Cole, Sandra Bernhard and Eric Roberts
In addition, NBC salutes Valentine's Day with a Thursday night of Cupid-worthy comedies on February 8 as well as Valentine-themed episodes of "Las Vegas" on February 9 and "Medium" on February 14.

[01/29/07 - 01:21 PM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, January 28, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 28.

[01/29/07 - 01:20 PM]
Lucy Liu, Jerry O'Connell Set to Guest Star in ABC's Hit Comedy, "Ugly Betty"
Liu will play Grace Chin, a.k.a. "The Chin," a formerly frumpy college classmate whom Daniel Meade once stood up on a date while O'Connell is set as Joel, a man Alexis Meade (Rebecca Romijn) meets while slumming in a sports bar with Wilhelmina Slater (Vanessa Williams).







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