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[04/04/07 - 05:33 PM]
Disney Movies Attract Younger Viewers on Hallmark Channel
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2007.

[04/04/07 - 04:52 PM]
Acclaimed Film Director-Writer-Producer Curtis Hanson and Producing Partner Carol Fenelon Sign a Multi-Year Overall Deal with CBS Paramount Network Television
The arrangement calls for Hanson and his producing partner Carol Fenelon to produce, create and develop all television genres under their production company, Deuce Three Productions.

[04/04/07 - 04:50 PM]
American Inventor Begins Second-Season Search to Discover the Hottest New Product and Make One Struggling Inventor's Dream Come True
Revised dates are set for the Houston and Orlando auditions.

[04/04/07 - 04:49 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Honored with Four Prestigious Peabody Awards
"Scrubs" and "Ugly Betty" were among the company's Peabody nods.

[04/04/07 - 04:47 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, April 3, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 3.

[04/04/07 - 04:46 PM]
ABC News Wins Two Peabody Awards, More Than Any Other News Division
"Primetime" was recognized with a Peabody Award for a special edition, "Out of Control: AIDS in Black America."

[04/04/07 - 04:46 PM]
Billy & Mandy's Big Boogie Adventure Premieres as Cartoon Network's Top-Rated First Quarter '07 Original Movie
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Friday, March 30.

[04/04/07 - 04:44 PM]
Adult Swim Posts Largest Quarterly Total Day Delivery in Basic Cable History with Adults 18-34, 18-24 and Men 18-34, Men 18-24
Adult Swim spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2007.

[04/04/07 - 01:52 PM]
ABC Family's Hit Original Series 'Kyle Xy' Returns on June 11th
The cable channel details the new season, which launches Monday, June 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/04/07 - 01:48 PM]
In Its First Major International Co-Production Deal, Lifetime Networks Joins with French Media Giant Tf1 International to Produce and Distribute Original TV Movies Worldwide
The new venture launches with "Miracle Mountain," starring Jami Gertz and Dylan Walsh as an estranged couple caught in a holiday snowstorm, scheduled to premiere on Lifetime later this year.

[04/04/07 - 01:45 PM]
'New York' Has Love for 'Tango' and Gets Engaged!
4.8 million viewers watched VH1's "I Love New York" finale while a reunion special is due on April 15.

[04/04/07 - 01:44 PM]
Bam Margera to Host 'VH1 Rock Honors'
The second annual show, which pays homage to the legends who influenced the sound of rock, will honor Genesis, Heart, Ozzy Osbourne and ZZ Top.

[04/04/07 - 01:43 PM]
'Pimp My Ride' Drives Into Virtual Territory with Debut of MTV Networks' 'Virtual Pimp My Ride'
The network also announced the kick-off of the "Virtual Pimp My Ride Car Show-Off Contest," in which the winner will walk away with not only the most tricked out virtual vehicle, but a real, brand new, tricked out car.

[04/04/07 - 01:42 PM]
One of Ed Bradley's Last Reports Wins a Peabody for "60 Minutes"
The late Ed Bradley's report on the Duke rape case was broadcast less than a month before he died of complications from lymphocytic leukemia last November.

[04/04/07 - 01:40 PM]
'Dateline NBC' Wins the 2006 Peabody Award
The newsmagazine was honored for "The Education of Ms. Groves," an hour-long documentary chronicling the struggle of a young first-year teacher at a tough urban middle school in Atlanta, Georgia.

[04/04/07 - 01:39 PM]
Chiller Keeps Bringing Scary Back in April with Horror and Thriller Favorites 'Bride of Chucky,' 'Tales from the Crypt,' and 'Poltergeist'
Chiller touts its April programming highlights.

[04/04/07 - 01:38 PM]
Universal Hd Springs Forward with More Movies, Series and Sports
Universal HD touts its April programming highlights.

[04/04/07 - 01:37 PM]
Sleuth Brings Viewers More Weeekend Movies and More Series
Sleuth touts its April programming highlights.

[04/04/07 - 01:24 PM]
NBC's 'Donnellys,' FOX's 'Bells' Sent Packing Early
"Bones" repeats to take over Fridays at 9:00/8:00c starting April 20 while NBC adds an extra "Thank God" to its April 9 lineup.

[04/04/07 - 11:06 AM]
CBS Orders Second Season of Original Web Series "Inturn 2"
This season, the series will follow nine participants as they move in together and undergo a series of challenges, such as screen tests, cold readings and awkward prop challenges, that will ultimately lead to six contestants being voted out by a group of judges.

[04/04/07 - 09:43 AM]
Quick Take for Monday, April 2, 2007 - Final Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 2.

[04/04/07 - 09:37 AM]
66th Annual Peabody Awards Winners Announced
TV winners include "Friday Night Lights," "The Office," "Ugly Betty," "Brotherhood" and "Elizabeth I."

[04/04/07 - 09:25 AM]
Nick at Nite Reveals the 13 Moms Selected to Compete in Semi-Final Showcase of Funniest Mom in America 3
In addition, Kim Coles and Hal Sparks will serve as celebrity judges this season.

[04/04/07 - 09:20 AM]
Sci Fi Boasts Strong First Quarter with Double Digit Increases Among Younger Men and Women
Sci Fi spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2007.

[04/04/07 - 09:18 AM]
Bones to Integrate Viewers in a Murder Mystery Plot for Episode Airing Wednesday, May 9, on FOX
In an unique integration, FOX.com has created a comprehensive online world that will parallel the characters and storyline of the upcoming episode "The Glowing Bones in the Old Stone House" airing Wednesday, May 9.

[04/04/07 - 09:16 AM]
Two Moms Mix It Up When "Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy" Returns with All-New Episodes Thursdays, April 26 and May 3, on FOX
The network will also encore its two-part revisit with "God Warrior" Marguerite Perrin on April 12 and April 19.

[04/04/07 - 09:15 AM]
NBC Renews '30 Rock' for 2007-2008 Season
The freshman comedy has earned critical plaudits since its premiere last October while Alec Baldwin, one of the series stars, won Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards for his spot-on performance as Jack Donaghy.

[04/03/07 - 05:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 3
Updates include: FX moves forward with its Glenn Close-led drama pilot plus new unscripted pilots at NBC and MTV.

[04/03/07 - 05:35 PM]
Hallmark Channel Ranks in Top 10 and Delivers Highest-Ever-Rated March and First Quarter
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for March and the first quarter of 2007.

[04/03/07 - 05:34 PM]
Hallmark Channel Honored Again as a Leader in Family-Friendly Programming
"Sacrifices of the Heart's" script by Patti Davis, daughter of the late President Ronald Reagan, has been awarded The Dove Foundation's "Family Approved" Seal.

[04/03/07 - 03:37 PM]
'7th' Heads to Heaven, Again
The show's second swan song is slated for Sunday, May 13 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/03/07 - 03:01 PM]
Friday Nights Heat Up on TV Land with New Signature Movie Block, 'Friday Night Movies'
The new movie night, which starts on April 6, will feature such films as "White Men Can't Jump," "National Lampoon's Vacation," "The Blues Brothers Movie," "Beetlejuice," "Caddyshack," "Fletch," "Pleasantville," "Working Girl" and "Young Frankenstein."

[04/03/07 - 02:59 PM]
USA Takes 1q Ratings Crown
USA spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2007.

[04/03/07 - 02:46 PM]
ABC Nixes 'Six Degrees'; 'Trees' Planted for Next Season
"Wife Swap" repeats to take over for "Six Degrees" on Fridays while "Men in Trees'" five yet-to-air episodes will be held for next season.

[04/03/07 - 01:22 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of March 26, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 26-April 1.

[04/03/07 - 01:19 PM]
New ABC Comedy "Notes from the Underbelly" Will Air Wednesday Nights at 8:30 P.M., After a Special Back-To-Back Premiere on Thursday, April 12
Plus: "October Road" will continue in the Thursday time slot for the remaining two episodes of the season.

[04/03/07 - 01:18 PM]
The 2007 Alma Awards Returns to ABC with Host and Producer Eva Longoria
Nominees will be announced at a live press conference in April while the awards themselves will be handed out on Friday, June 1 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.

[04/03/07 - 11:31 AM]
Christina Aguilera, Nicole Kidman and Martina Mcbride Join Lifetime Television for 7th Annual Emmy Award-Winning, Multi-Platform 'End Violence Against Women' Campaign
The campaign's programming centerpiece is "A Life Interrupted," starring Lea Thompson, which is inspired by the true story of Virginia housewife Debbie Smith, who, working with Lifetime, its viewers, advocacy partners, and bipartisan Members of Congress, helped pass what has been hailed as the most effective piece of anti-rape legislation in U.S. history.

[04/03/07 - 11:30 AM]
CBS Places First in Viewers for the Second Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 26-April 1.

[04/03/07 - 11:27 AM]
NBC's Red Hot Game Show "Deal Or No Deal" Takes It on the Road as Deal-On-Wheels Rolls Into Nine Cities with Casting Calls Across the Nation
The first casting call will be held on April 7 in San Diego, California, and the five-week journey will conclude in Detroit, Michigan on May 5.

[04/03/07 - 11:26 AM]
Bravo Gets the "Money Shot"
This reality competition concept takes "aspiring photographers, pitting them in numerous challenges that test their skills at capturing the 'Money Shot.'"

[04/03/07 - 11:25 AM]
NBC's Final Six "Apprentice" Candidates Head to Las Vegas to Help Promote Newest Trump Project, and Two Wind Up Fired in Explosive Boardroom Finale on Sunday, April 8 (10-11 P.M. Et)
Their task this week is to create a new advertising and promotional campaign for the second tower of the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Las Vegas.

[04/03/07 - 11:24 AM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of March 26-April 1
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 26-April 1.

[04/03/07 - 10:39 AM]
The Mystery Begins When "Hidden Palms" Premieres Wednesday, May 30 with an Eight-Episode Run on the CW
The new series will serve as the lead-in for this season's final three original episodes of the hit drama "One Tree Hill," including that show's season finale on Wednesday, June 13.

[04/03/07 - 10:37 AM]
CBS to Air 15-Second Viewer Tributes to Retiring "Price Is Right" Host Bob Barker in "15 Seconds: A Salute to Bob"
Every two weeks, CBS Interactive will select five videos from the "15 Seconds on CBS" YouTube Group and post them on CBS.com.

[04/03/07 - 10:14 AM]
Spike TV Greenlights New Late-Night Comedic Series 'Manswers'
The half-hour series, due this fall, "works to satisfy the curiosity of Spike viewers by asking the tough questions only guys would appreciate and taking the viewers on a wild ride to find out the answers."

[04/03/07 - 09:20 AM]
FOX Halts 'Wedding Bells' After Seven Episodes
The show's most-recent airing was topped by the CW's "WWE Smackdown" among adults 18-49 and fell short of its repeat "House" lead-in.

[04/03/07 - 09:15 AM]
Emmy Award Winner Bob Barker to Be Honored with Two Final Primetime Specials: A "Million Dollar Spectacular" and a Tribute to His Extraordinary Career and Upcoming Retirement from "The Price Is Right," to Be Broadcast Wednesday, May 16 and Thursday May 17 on the CBS Television Network
The former broadcast will mark Barker's final appearance in primetime hosting the show he has led since 1972.

[04/02/07 - 11:15 PM]
GSN Announces the Fourth Season of High Stakes Poker
In May, HSP will be returning to the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa in Las Vegas to tape its fourth season that will be premiering in the fall.

[04/02/07 - 03:57 PM]
NBC Universal Names Vince Manze to Newly Created Position of President, NBC Program Planning, Scheduling and Strategy
He'll serve in the newly created position of President, NBC Program Planning, Scheduling and Strategy, NBC Universal.







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[02/21/20 - 04:01 PM]
ABC to Feature a Night of Viewer-Favorite Episodes with a "Modern Marathon," Wednesday, March 11
Said stunt comes as the series approaches its final episode on Wednesday, April 8.

[02/21/20 - 03:30 PM]
ABC News Announces Special Coverage of the 2020 Presidential Election, "Super Tuesday: Your Voice Your Vote 2020," on Super Tuesday, March 3
ABC News Live will provide streaming coverage beginning with "ABC News Live Prime" at 7:00 p.m. EST with anchor Linsey Davis.

[02/21/20 - 03:05 PM]
NBC Brings to Life the Funniest and Most Unbelievable Stories You've Never Heard with "True Story," Starring Ed Helms and Randall Park
The six-episode hybrid alternative-scripted series sees everyday Americans sit down with Helms and Park to share their most extraordinary and unbelievably true stories for the first time.

[02/21/20 - 02:40 PM]
AMC Casts Annie Murphy as the Lead in the New Original Genre-Busting Series "Kevin Can F*** Himself" (wt)
Alternating between single-camera realism and multi-camera comedy, the formats will inform one another as we imagine what happens when the sitcom wife escapes her confines and takes the lead in her own life.

[02/21/20 - 02:01 PM]
The "Friends" Cast Set to Reunite for Exclusive HBO Max Special
The unscripted cast reunion special, along with all 236 episodes of the Emmy(R)-winning series, will be available to subscribers at the launch of HBO Max.

[02/21/20 - 01:06 PM]
Netflix Announces New Series "The Chair" Starring and Executive Produced by Golden Globe Winner Sandra Oh and Co-Starring Emmy Award Winner Jay Duplass
The half-hour dramedy centers around the Chair of an English department at a major university.

[02/21/20 - 12:09 PM]
HBO Films' "Bad Education," Starring Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney Debuts April 25, Exclusively on HBO
Inspired by true events, the film follows Frank Tassone (Hugh Jackman) and Pam Gluckin (Allison Janney) who reign over a popular Long Island school district on the verge of the nation's top spot, spurring record college admissions and soaring property values.

[02/21/20 - 12:01 PM]
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Series Premiere Delivers Strong Performance for HGTV on Sunday, Feb. 16
HGTV further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 16.

[02/21/20 - 10:02 AM]
"The Bachelor"'s Chris Harrison to Serve as Host of "Volcano Live! with Nik Wallenda" with ESPN's Sage Steele to Co-Host
"Volcano Live! with Nik Wallenda" will air as a live two-hour televised event on Wednesday, March 4 on ABC.

[02/21/20 - 09:54 AM]
Quibi Greenlights Stop-Motion Animation Series "Micro Mayhem" from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and eOne
Inspired by the original viral short created by Towner and John Harvatine IV, the cars set the stage with an immense amount of attitude and personality in this dialogue-free grindhouse action series.

[02/21/20 - 09:32 AM]
ABC News' Prime-Time Special "Shark Tank: Greatest of All Time" Airs Wednesday, Feb. 26
The one-hour special from ABC News reports on the most successful products, unforgettable pitches and clever entrepreneurs to appear over the years.

[02/21/20 - 09:31 AM]
The Risks Associated with Vaping Among Youth Are Presented in a Storyline of the Hit Series "Raven's Home," Premiering Sunday, March 1, on Disney Channel
In the episode "What About Your Friends," Booker's new friends pressure him to try vaping, but he turns them down and warns them about the dangers.

[02/21/20 - 09:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Grey's Anatomy" Lead Demo Pack
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS remains the most-watched network overall.

[02/21/20 - 09:27 AM]
"Yellowstone" Co-Creator Taylor Sheridan Signs Overall Production and Development Deal with ViacomCBS Entertainment & Youth Brands
Sheridan's deal covers multiple projects across Chris McCarthy's portfolio, including projects for the newly created Entertainment & Youth Studios.

[02/21/20 - 07:59 AM]
Kevin Reilly Realigns Content Acquisitions Team Under Michael Quigley
"Michael and his team have the breadth and depth of experience required in today's competitive marketplace to both land defining content and rewrite our rules for how content will move through all exhibition windows going forward," said Reilly.