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[03/02/07 - 01:34 PM]
John Ratzenberger Joins ABC's "Dancing with the Stars"
Following Vincent Pastore's withdrawal, Ratzenberger has nobly stepped in to take his place.

[03/02/07 - 01:32 PM]
The Great American Dream Vote, Hosted by Donny Osmond, to Premiere Wednesday, March 28, on the ABC Television Network
Each episode of the series will "introduce a group of contestants from across America, all of whom will reveal a lifelong dream to the studio audience and explain why they think it deserves to be fulfilled."

[03/02/07 - 01:04 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: FOX's "American Idol"

[03/02/07 - 10:14 AM]
Richard Dreyfuss Turns Wizard in Sci Fi's 'Tin Man' Mini
Dreyfuss will take on the role of the Mystic Man, "a powerful wizard who holds the key to revealing the destiny of the one woman who can save The Outer Zone (the O.Z.) - a fantastical realm rife with wonder, but oppressed by dark magic."

[03/02/07 - 10:12 AM]
Alaina Alexander, Leslie Hunt, Nick Pedro and A.J. Tabaldo Are Eliminated from the "American Idol" Competition
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[03/02/07 - 10:12 AM]
Starch Madness on Spike TV
The one-hour special "MLE: St. Patrick's Day Chowdown" will air on Saturday, March 17 at 7:00/6:00c.

[03/02/07 - 10:10 AM]
The CW's "America's Next Top Model" Roars Back, Bigger Than Ever in Target Demos
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 28.

[03/02/07 - 10:09 AM]
Kathleen Eliminated During Two-Hour Premiere of "America's Next Top Model" on the CW
The CW details the latest "America's Next Top Model" elimination.

[03/02/07 - 12:24 AM]
Development Update: Friday, March 2
Updates include: Geico's cavemen to star in new ABC comedy while Amber Tamblyn, Krista Allen, Robert Vaughn and Laura Harris all land pilot roles.

[03/01/07 - 10:16 PM]
Fast Break, Score! Hallmark Channel's March Madness Includes More Original Movies Than Any Other Network
The cable channel books three original movies for the month of March.

[03/01/07 - 02:19 PM]
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Makes the Grade with Four Additional Episodes Scheduled for Thursday Nights on Fox
Network also dumps "Nanny 911" and "Trading Spouses" in favor of "Family Guy" and "American Dad" repeats.

[03/01/07 - 01:38 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of February 19-25): Usa, Lifetime, VH1 Land in Top 15
Also making the cut: E!'s red carpet coverage of the Oscars.

[03/01/07 - 01:12 PM]
Kevin Reilly Re-Ups as President, NBC Entertainment
Reilly has signed a new, multi-year deal to continue as President of NBC Entertainment, a position he's held for nearly three years.

[03/01/07 - 01:10 PM]
Two Incredible Forces Come Together as Spider-Man Meets NBC's 'Heroes' for a Night of Event Programming
NBC will air an exclusive one-minute clip from the film during the March 5 episode of "Heroes," then premiere seven and a half minutes from the film online, exclusively on NBC.com, for 24 hours.

[03/01/07 - 11:29 AM]
CBS Wins February Sweep in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the February sweeps period.

[03/01/07 - 11:22 AM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, February 28, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 28.

[03/01/07 - 10:52 AM]
Kids' Wb! on the CW Nets New Spider-Man Animated Series for Early 2008 Premiere
"Our goal is to reinterpret these great characters and concepts for our millennium," supervising producer Greg Weisman said.

[03/01/07 - 10:50 AM]
FOX Unveils Landmark Plan to Extend Network Programming to Affiliate Web Sites Through "FOX on Demand"
The lineup of shows currently available includes "24," "Bones," "Prison Break," "Standoff," "Vanished," "Talkshow With Spike Feresten," "'Til Death," "The Loop," "War at Home," "American Dad" and "The Winner."

[03/01/07 - 10:47 AM]
Bravo Premieres One-Hour Documentary on Anna Nicole Smith, March 2, 10-11 P.M. ET/PT
The exclusive in-depth interview with Larry Birkhead, photographer and former boyfriend of Smith, features never-before-seen archival footage and photos of Smith with her late husband, billionaire J. Howard Marshall.

[03/01/07 - 12:27 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 1
Updates include: Lots of casting news, including pilots for Horatio Sanz, Faith Ford, Paul Reubens and Donald Sutherland.

[02/28/07 - 04:17 PM]
Promax/Bda, the CW and Blink Launch College Competition to Find Best Supernatural Promo
The contest calls for undergrads to submit their original multiplatform trailers and commercials promoting "Supernatural" for the chance to jumpstart their creative careers with a CW internship and invaluable exposure.

[02/28/07 - 04:16 PM]
Contestants Wanted for "Crowned: The Mother of All Pageants," the CW's Upcoming Mother-Daugher Reality Series
The search includes open casting calls in four major cities - Orlando (March 3), Raleigh (March 3), Dallas (March 10) and Phoenix/Tempe (March 10).

[02/28/07 - 03:12 PM]
'South Park' Is Back with All New Episodes
As a bonus, fans will be able to download the uncensored version of each new episode from the 11th season on iTunes the Tuesday after it premieres beginning on Tuesday, March 13.

[02/28/07 - 01:39 PM]
Victoria Beckham Signs Posh Deal with NBC for a New Summer Reality Series -- from the Producers of "American Idol" -- Spotlighting Her Glamorous New Life in Los Angeles
The six, half-hour episodes are slated to premiere this summer.

[02/28/07 - 01:37 PM]
It's March Murder Mystery Month on Sleuth!
Every Friday and Saturday night throughout the month features the best murder mysteries beginning with "Coldblooded" starring Jason Priestly on March 2nd, followed by "The Watcher" starring Keanu Reeves on March 3rd.

[02/28/07 - 01:36 PM]
It's March Movie Madness at Universal Hd
Universal HD is gearing up for March Movie Madness with HD film premieres every Friday night.

[02/28/07 - 01:36 PM]
Production Begins March 5 on "The Next Best Thing: Who Is the Greatest Celebrity Impersonator?" (Fka "The Imposter"), an Hour-Long Weekly Alternative Series Slated for Summer 2007 on Abc
Auditions will be held in four cities - Los Angeles (March 5-6), Las Vegas (March 11-12), New York (March 20-21), and Orlando (March 28-29).

[02/28/07 - 01:35 PM]
Vincent Pastore Withdraws from "Dancing with the Stars"
"When I initially committed to joining 'Dancing with the Stars,' I didn't realize just how physically demanding it would be for me. Unable to put forth my best effort, I felt it appropriate to step aside and give someone else the opportunity," said Pastore.

[02/28/07 - 11:44 AM]
USA Tops February Ratings
USA spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/28/07 - 12:11 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 28
Updates include: James Caan and Nikki Cox leave "Las Vegas," HBO greenlights "Generation Kill" and plenty of pilot casting news.

[02/27/07 - 10:12 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of FeB. 19-25
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 19-25.

[02/27/07 - 10:11 PM]
Hallmark Channel Receives a Whole Lotta Love from Viewers Who Tuned in to Make It the Highest-Ever-Rated February for the Network
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/27/07 - 10:10 PM]
Get Ready to Feast on Comedy from the Middle East the World Television Premiere of "Axis of Evil Comedy Tour" Debuts Saturday, March 10 at 11:00 P.M. on Comedy Central(R)
The features comedians Maz Jobrani, Ahmed Ahmed and Aron Kader with special guest, Dean Obeidallah.

[02/27/07 - 04:09 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, February 26, 2007 - (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 26.

[02/27/07 - 04:08 PM]
CBS News' "48 Hours Mystery" Is Saturday's Number One Program in Households, Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, February 24.

[02/27/07 - 01:52 PM]
Interview: "Ncis" Star Michael Weatherly

[02/27/07 - 01:23 PM]
Henry Simmons Becomes a Series Regular on "Shark"
Simmons, who has had a recurring role on "Shark" since he first guest-starred in the series' second episode, joins the cast in a regular role.

[02/27/07 - 01:21 PM]
CBS Weekly Ratings Highlights
CBS spins the numbers for the week of February 19-25.

[02/27/07 - 01:20 PM]
CBS Wins Monday in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, February 26.

[02/27/07 - 01:19 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of February 19, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 19-25.

[02/27/07 - 11:58 AM]
NBC Bets on Renewing 'Las Vegas' for a Fifth High-Rolling Season Through 2007-08
"Vegas" joins "Heroes," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "My Name Is Earl" and "The Office" as NBC's returning class for the 2007-08 season.

[02/27/07 - 10:45 AM]
NBC Universal's New Cable Network Chiller Goes Online with Premiere on March 1st
The date also marks the debut of its new companion website -- chillertv.com.

[02/27/07 - 10:44 AM]
NBC's "Apprentice" Candidates Put on Vip Event for Lexus, and the Winners Get to Record a Song with Hip-Hop Superstar Snoop Dogg on Sunday, March 4 (10-11 P.M. Et)
While the winners get to spend an evening recording a song with Snoop Dogg, the losing team is shocked to see two of their teammates fired in an explosive boardroom finale.

[02/27/07 - 10:43 AM]
NBC.com Previews Mid-Season Series and Streams Four New NBC Primetime Programs
The site also will have bonus episodes of "The Black Donnellys" and "Andy Barker" which will be Web-exclusives.

[02/27/07 - 10:38 AM]
Treat Williams, Samaire Armstrong and Kevin Pollak Star in the Lifetime Original Movie 'The Staircase Murders' from Lionsgate, a Riveting Crime Story Based on Actual Events of a Best-Selling Novelist Accused of Murdering His Wife Premiering Sunday, April 15
The original movie premieres Sunday, April 15, at 8:00/7:00c, with a special encore airing on Monday, April 16, at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/27/07 - 10:35 AM]
Comedy Central(R) to Launch Late-Night Series 'Web Shows' Featuring All Original Broadband Programming
The half-hour late-night series, premiering March 5, features all original broadband programming from comedycentral.com and AtomFilms.

[02/27/07 - 10:33 AM]
Soaring "Smackdown" Scores Series Highest Ratings in Over a Year in Adults 18-34 and 18-49
The CW spins the numbers for Friday, February 23.

[02/27/07 - 12:54 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 27
Updates include: MTV adds six new series while Fred Willard, Christopher Titus, Dylan McDermott and Carrie-Anne Moss all land pilot gigs.

[02/26/07 - 10:07 PM]
GSN's First-Ever National Vocabulary Championship Takes Place March 5 in New York
The 50 NVC finalists represent 26 states and hail from diverse cultural and educational backgrounds.

[02/26/07 - 10:06 PM]
AMC Announces Casting and Starts Production of Second Original Pilot "Breaking Bad"
Bryan Cranston toplines the cast, which includes Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Dean Norris and Betsy Brandt.







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[07/30/15 - 12:26 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 12:25 PM]
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The script was written by Jonathan Zeichner, executive director of L.A.'s A Place Called Home (APCH, www.apch.org), a dynamic, non-profit youth center.

[07/30/15 - 12:24 PM]
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UP's new half-hour, 10-episode series promises a deeper insight into how Dunn rebuilds fractured relationships by finding absent loved ones and bringing them home.

[07/30/15 - 12:23 PM]
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Created by Sheryl J. Anderson, this 10-episode, hour-long series is set to premiere exclusively on UP on Wednesday, August 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/30/15 - 12:05 PM]
Science Channel Premieres "Secret Space Escapes" on November 10 at 10PM
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[07/30/15 - 12:03 PM]
Lifetime and Yahoo TV Partner to Premiere Special "Road to the Runway" Online
Introducing this season's set of designers with home and closet tours of each contestant and giving a first look into what's in store for the series' 14th season, "Road to the Runway" will air linearly next Thursday, August 6.

[07/30/15 - 11:58 AM]
July 2015 Is GSN's Most Watched Month Ever in Primetime; Original Programming Reaches Viewership Milestone
GSN spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/30/15 - 11:42 AM]
Discovery Channel Premieres Academy Award-Winner Louie Psihoyos's "Racing Extinction" as a Global Television Event on December 2 at 9PM ET/PT
In the groundbreaking documentary, Psihoyos and the group behind the Academy Award(R)-winning film The Cove assemble a team of artists and activists on a new undercover operation to expose the world of endangered species trafficking and the race to prevent mass extinction.

[07/30/15 - 11:34 AM]
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The Lionsgate-owned series takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful.

[07/30/15 - 09:59 AM]
"Vice" Special On America's Broken Criminal Justice System to Debut Sept. 27 on HBO
The documentary will also feature President Obama's historic tour earlier this month of Federal Correctional Institution, El Reno in Oklahoma, where he met with inmates and prison officials.

[07/30/15 - 09:09 AM]
This Fall, Discovery Family Channel Is Home to the Best Family Movies, Anywhere
Discovery Family is also the exclusive home for the world premiere of "My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Friendship Games" (Hasbro Studios) on Saturday, September 26 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/30/15 - 09:08 AM]
Discovery Family Channel Reunites Grateful Owners with Meaningful Mementos in Heartwarming New Series, "Lost and Found" (wt)
Produced by Leftfield Pictures, the series features the work of "professional finders" who help people do just that.

[07/30/15 - 09:07 AM]
American Heroes Channel Profiles History's Most Unforgettable Chases and Undercover Operations in "Manhunt: Kill or Capture"
The 10-part first season premieres Wednesday, August 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[07/30/15 - 09:06 AM]
American Heroes Channel Takes "One Giant Leap" in New Special Commemorating the Iconic 1969 Apollo 11 Mission
The one-hour special chronicles the tragedies, fears, and pressures of the 1960s space race that led to this historic moment.

[07/30/15 - 09:05 AM]
American Heroes Channel Profiles the Tycoons Who Made America - And the Backs on Which They Stood to Make Their Millions - In the All-New Series "American Titans"
Rockefeller, Carnegie, Edison, Tesla, Hearst, and Pulitzer: their legacies live down through the ages, emblazoned on museums, universities, banks, charities, and the richest of American real estate.