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[02/01/07 - 06:29 PM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, January 31, 2007 - Final Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 31.

[02/01/07 - 06:28 PM]
OscaR.com's Man of Style, Tom Julian, Returns as Commentator for the 79th Annual Academy Awards(R)
Through Oscar.com, Julian was first to chronicle the world of couture fashion on the red carpet of Hollywood's biggest night of the year.

[02/01/07 - 06:27 PM]
Oscar(R).com Kicks Off the 79th Annual Academy Awards(R) with Exclusive "Sneak Peek" Oscar Coverage and More Video Than Ever Before
The awards' official site will provide movie fans with "more video than ever before, including exclusive behind-the-scenes content, a sneak peek into Oscar preparations, as well as online sweepstakes and interactive games."

[02/01/07 - 06:24 PM]
MyNetworkTV Unveils Spring Schedule, Drops Recaps from Current Slate
New slate includes "International Fight League's Total Impact" and two nights of movies as telenovelas are limited to Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

[02/01/07 - 05:49 PM]
Nearly 3.9 Million Total Viewers Feasted on Second Season Finale of 'Top Chef,' Propelling Finale to #1 Telecast on Cable for the Night and Besting ABC's "Primetime" in Head-To-Head Competition
Additionally, 1.768 million total viewers tuned into the launch of "Top Design," making it Bravo's highest rated series premiere in network history.

[02/01/07 - 01:40 PM]
CBS Picks Up the Hit Summer Series "Big Brother" for Its Eighth Edition
Again hosted by Julie Chen, the eighth installment is set to be broadcast this summer.

[02/01/07 - 12:30 PM]
The Catwalk Heats Up as the CW Network Reveals the 13 Finalists Who Hope to Become "America's Next Top Model"
The show's eighth cycle opens with a two-hour premiere on Wednesday, February 28.

[02/01/07 - 12:28 PM]
Beauty and the Geek Takes Second in the Hour Versus All Competition in Target Demos
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 31.

[02/01/07 - 11:10 AM]
NBC's Hit Laughfest 'Last Comic Standing' Announces New Host Bill Bellamy and New Talent Scouts Alonzo Bodden, Ant and Kathleen Madigan as the Emmy-Nominated Series Expands Its Search Internationally to Find the Funniest Comedian in the World
Casting calls will also expand to include London, Montreal and Sydney, Australia.

[02/01/07 - 11:08 AM]
Sit Down Comedy with David Steinberg to Premiere Exclusively on TVlanD.com
TVLand.com to premiere each episode online two days before it actually airs on the network.

[02/01/07 - 11:06 AM]
Kelly Ripa Named Host of the Fifth Annual TV Land Awards
The show will tape on Saturday, April 14, 2007 at The Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, CA before premiering on TV Land on Wednesday, April 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/01/07 - 11:04 AM]
Bravo Celebrates Black History Month on "Inside the Actors Studio" Exploring the Lives and Careers of African American Entertainers
Legendary performer Diana Ross joins host James Lipton in a special two-hour episode, premiering Monday, February 19.

[02/01/07 - 11:02 AM]
Limbo 41414 and Bravo Announce the 'Bid for Bling' Limbo Auction to Win the Life of a Privileged Orange County Woman
Mobile entertainment provider Limbo 41414 to promote the second season of "Housewives" in a special series of auctions to give Bravo viewers the chance to win the lavish lifestyle of an Orange County woman.

[02/01/07 - 12:34 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 1
Updates include: New pilot orders from ABC and FOX plus ABC finds its "Mrs. Smith" and Laurie Metcalf to play "Virgin" for Lifetime.

[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.







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[07/29/15 - 02:18 PM]
Through the Eyes of the Spies: New Documentary Reveals a Unique Perspective on the Life of Fidel Castro
"Castro: The World's Most Watched Man" will premiere on AHC in 4Q 2015 and on Discovery Networks International's factual channels in more than 220 countries and territories this fall.

[07/29/15 - 01:42 PM]
ABC Family to Give Viewers a First Look at "Kevin From Work" on Facebook
The show will premiere on ABC Family on Wednesday, August 12 at 8:00/7:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[07/29/15 - 01:17 PM]
Travel Channel's "36 Hours" Based on The New York Times' Popular Weekly Column Premieres Monday, August 17th at 8:00PM ET/PT
Co-hosts Kristen Kish and Kyle Martino arrive in a new city each week where they'll have a weekend to meet insiders who will point them to the best restaurants, hot spots and attractions.

[07/29/15 - 12:57 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Alaskan Bush People" Earns Season High and Ranks #1 on All of Television on Friday Night in Persons and Men
Discovery further spins the numbers for Friday, July 24.

[07/29/15 - 12:49 PM]
Grammy(R) and Academy Award(R)-Winning Sensation John Legend and His Get Lifted Production Company to Executive-Produce WGN America's Highly Anticipated Dramatic Thriller, "Underground"
Additionally, Get Lifted will oversee the score, soundtrack and all music aspects of the series.

[07/29/15 - 11:32 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Fall Premieres
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[07/29/15 - 11:32 AM]
E! Announces New Series "Hollywood Teen Medium" (Working Title)
Following the life of 19-year old Tyler Henry, the series explores the world of this self-proclaimed clairvoyant medium as he balances his unique abilities with trying to be a regular teenager.

[07/29/15 - 11:01 AM]
Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" Executive Team to Remain with Late-Night Flagship Franchise
"Steve, Jen, Tim, Jill and Adam have been key architects of 'The Daily Show's' success, and we are excited that they will continue at the core of the creative team working with Trevor Noah as the show evolves," said Michele Ganeless.

[07/29/15 - 10:29 AM]
"The Men in Blazers Show" Season Premiere This Mon., Aug. 3 at 11 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The season premiere of the 30-minute show will feature NBC Sports Group's Premier League analysts Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe, hosts of The 2 Robbies "Football" Show on NBC Sports Radio, as they preview the 2015-16 season.

[07/29/15 - 10:08 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Highlights the Importance of Big Cat Awareness with Full Lineup of World Lion Day Programming, Aug. 10
The network's programming initiative also draws awareness to the National Geographic Society's Big Cats Initiative with public service announcements and on-air promotional attention, kicking off Wednesday, July 29.

[07/29/15 - 10:02 AM]
MTV Announces Season Two Pick-Up for "Scream" During Summer TCA Presentation
Plus: the network sets return dates for "Finding Carter" and "Ridiculousness."

[07/29/15 - 09:45 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires U.S. Rights to Leah Wolchok's "Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists"
The feature-length documentary debuts Monday, Dec. 7 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) exclusively on HBO, following a limited theatrical run (Nov. 20-Dec. 3).

[07/29/15 - 09:01 AM]
FX Networks Launches Emojis Based on Hit Original Series
"Archer," "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia," "The Strain," "Man Seeking Woman" and "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" are among the initial offerings.

[07/29/15 - 08:40 AM]
"Talent" and "Hollywood Game Night" Are the #1-2 Shows of the Night on the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 28.

[07/29/15 - 08:40 AM]
NBC Confirms "Welcome to Sweden" Exit, "Hollywood Game Night" Repeats to Fill Slot
Plus: look for the "Mr. Robinson" one-hour premiere to rebroadcast Sunday, August 9 at 7:00/6:00c.