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[04/13/07 - 06:28 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of April 2-8): 'Sopranos,' 'Shield' Returns Fade
Conversely, HBO's "Entourage" and Discovery's "Deadliest Catch" return to record numbers.

[04/13/07 - 02:34 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, April 12, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 12.

[04/13/07 - 11:23 AM]
Development Update: Thursday-Friday, April 12-13
Updates include: MSNBC's Tucker Carlson to host CBS' latest game show pilot, MyNetworkTV opts for specials on Tuesday nights and Jay Mohr, John Cho and Lewis Black report for pilot duty.

[04/13/07 - 10:56 AM]
Shark Attack!
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, April 12.

[04/12/07 - 05:34 PM]
ABC Drops Case for 'Emergency'
"Lost" encores will fill the Wednesday, 9:00/8:00c hour beginning next week.

[04/12/07 - 05:28 PM]
Whitney Eliminated from "America's Next Top Model" on the CW
The CW details the latest "America's Next Top Model" elimination.

[04/12/07 - 03:12 PM]
The CW's May Sweeps Highlights
The netlet details its upcoming season finales, which contain MAJOR SPOILERS.

[04/12/07 - 01:26 PM]
NBC Is Packing Plenty of Heat as It Announces New Summer 2007 Alternative Program Premieres That Mix Returning Favorites with Promising New Series Starting May 29
The Peacock's summer lineup includes new seasons of "America's Got Talent, "Last Comic Standing" and "The Biggest Loser" as well as the premiere of the dating reality series "Age of Love."

[04/12/07 - 11:25 AM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, April 11, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 11.

[04/12/07 - 11:24 AM]
ABC.com Adds Remaining Episodes of "Six Degrees" to Its Broadband Player
The first unaired episode of "Six Degrees" will be added to ABC.com on Friday, April 27, with a new episode added every Friday for four consecutive weeks (five episodes total).

[04/12/07 - 10:42 AM]
Top Model Mania Crushes Competition as the CW Wins the Hour in Target Demos
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 11.

[04/12/07 - 09:04 AM]
Emmy(R) Award Winner Kirstie Alley ('Cheers') Stars in and Executive Produces the Lifetime Original Movie 'Write & Wrong,' (Formerly 'And She Was') About a Middle-Aged Screenwriter Whose Script-Selling Scheme to Beat Hollywood's Youth Obsession Goes Awry
The movie will be followed by the premiere of the new Lifetime series "Army Wives" starring Kim Delaney and Catherine Bell on Sunday, June 3.

[04/12/07 - 09:01 AM]
Haley Scarnato Is Eliminated from the "American Idol" Competition
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[04/12/07 - 09:01 AM]
Country Superstar Martina Mcbride to Mentor Top 7 and Perform on "American Idol" Tuesday, April 17, and Wednesday, April 18, on Fox
She'll perform her single "Anyway" from her new CD "Waking Up Laughing" on the results show Wednesday, April 18.

[04/11/07 - 06:36 PM]
Warner Horizon Television Is Casting for the New ABC Reality Project "Dream House"!
Producers are looking for "colorful and diverse couples of all backgrounds who are recently married and want to move into their dream home."

[04/11/07 - 06:35 PM]
CBS and Dic Entertainment Present CBS's 2007-08 Children's Programming Slate
New animated programs include "Care Bears," "Sushi Pack," "I Was a High School Dinosaur" and "Strawberry Shortcake," which will make its broadcast television debut.

[04/11/07 - 06:30 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 11
Updates include: CBS plans a Jacksons-judged "Dynasty," MTV to revisit "The Real World: Las Vegas" and NBC orders six additional scripts of "Friday Night Lights."

[04/11/07 - 02:58 PM]
ESPN's 2007 Monday Night Football Schedule
Lineup includes the Steelers' 75th Anniversary celebration game on November 5.

[04/11/07 - 12:10 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, April 10, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 10.

[04/11/07 - 12:09 PM]
American Inventor Begins Second-Season Search to Discover the Hottest New Product and Make One Struggling Inventor's Dream Come True
The revised release notes that due to production logistics, the Orlando auditions have been moved to Tampa on April 21.

[04/11/07 - 12:08 PM]
Legendary Actress Rita Moreno to Guest Star on ABC's "Ugly Betty"
The episode, "A Tree Grows in Guadalajara," will also feature guest appearances by Rebecca Gayheart and Justina Machado.

[04/11/07 - 12:04 PM]
NBC Sunday Night Football Schedule Announced
The schedule includes NBC's first trip to Lambeau Field as the Green Bay Packers host their division foe the Bears, in what could be a historic night for Brett Favre.

[04/11/07 - 12:02 PM]
Eric Johnson Brings Some 'Flash' to Sci Fi's Sizzling New Series
The contemporized version of "Flash Gordon" follows the all-new adventures of Flash (Johnson) and his companions, Dale Arden and Dr. Hans Zarkov.

[04/11/07 - 12:00 PM]
CBS News Launches New True-Crime Book Series Based on "48 Hours Mystery" Broadcasts
The books will expand on the "48 Hours" content and characters, including "a behind-the-scenes look at the television storytelling process, the latest court action and the stunning crime scene breakthroughs that turn cases around."

[04/11/07 - 10:19 AM]
Bravo Announces Addition of Third Night of Original Programming at 2007 Upfront
The cable channel details its upcoming schedule, which includes new seasons of "Top Chef," "Project Runway," "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List" and "Million Dollar Listing."

[04/11/07 - 09:25 AM]
The Style Network to Debut the Network's First Reality Sitcom Series Focusing on Mogul-Model-Mom Kimora Lee Simmons
"Kimora," due this summer, will take viewers "into the compelling life of Kimora Lee Simmons -- the CEO of a global brand, and mom to two precocious little girls."

[04/11/07 - 09:24 AM]
VH1's Biggest Celebreality Night Ever Is This Sunday, April 15, 2007!
The night's lineup includes the "I Love New York Reunion" as well as the premieres of "Flavor of Love Girls: Charm School" and "The Springer Hustle."

[04/11/07 - 09:22 AM]
Celebrities Start Their Engines for a New ABC Television Reality Series, 'Fast Cars & Superstars -- Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race'
The series will be hosted by ESPN anchor Kenny Mayne and co-hosted by former Cleveland Cavaliers center and current ESPN NASCAR analyst Brad Daugherty.

[04/11/07 - 09:21 AM]
Saturday Night Live to Feature Diverse Double Bill for April
April 14 will see Shia LaBeouf host with musical guest Avril Lavigne while April 21 sees Scarlett Johansson return with musical guest Bjork.

[04/11/07 - 09:19 AM]
Museum of Television & Radio to Count Down the Most Hilarious and Most Memorable Moments on Television in Two-Hour Special "TV's Funniest Moments" Airing Friday, June 1, on Fox
The countdown will feature the 30 funniest and most memorable moments from television sitcoms, variety, late night and sketch shows from the past six decades, as ranked by Nielsen Media Research.

[04/10/07 - 11:21 PM]
They'Re Coming in May on Cartoon Network!
"Ed, Edd n Eddy," "My Gym Partner's a Monkey," "Camp Lazlo" and "The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy" are all part of the "Cartoon Network Invaded" stunt.

[04/10/07 - 05:29 PM]
Adult Swim Posts Its Highest Weekly Total Day Delivery Ever Among Adults 18-24
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/10/07 - 05:27 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 10
Updates include: Script orders inch "Medium" toward renewal, "Battlestar's" Katee Sackhoff to topline a new Lifetime original and the latest wave of casting news.

[04/10/07 - 03:38 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, April 9, 2007 - Final Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 9.

[04/10/07 - 03:37 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of April 2, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/10/07 - 02:28 PM]
CBS Slam Dunks Its Way to a Weekly Win in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/10/07 - 02:23 PM]
Lost Video Podcast Featuring Composer Michael Giacchino Available at ABC.com Beginning Thursday, April 12
The podcast features well known soundtrack composer Michael Giacchino, as he takes viewers on a behind-the-scenes tour with his orchestra during the scoring session for the episode "Expose."

[04/10/07 - 01:04 PM]
Final Four Candidates of NBC's "The Apprentice: Los Angeles" Take on Their Final Task -Writing and Directing a Mini-Movie on Sunday, April 15 (10-11 P.M. Et)
Both Ivanka and Don Jr. will be on hand with Trump to deliver the task and observe its execution.

[04/10/07 - 01:03 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of April 2-8
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/10/07 - 01:01 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Original Movie Premiere Ranks as #2 Cable Movie of the Day and Attracts Strong Demos
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/10/07 - 11:59 AM]
The King Makes a Royal Return!
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, April 9.

[04/10/07 - 08:46 AM]
Bravo Greenlights "Take My Ex" Pilot Presentation
The pilot is "a unique one-hour reality format dating show in which divorcees play cupid for their ex-spouses."

[04/09/07 - 11:20 PM]
GSN's 'National Vocabulary Championship' Airs Sunday, April 15
Hosted by Dylan Lane, the premiere caps off the network's "Win With Words Week," themed programming which features teachers and students competing in special episodes of GSN's original game shows, including "Lingo" and "Chain Reaction."

[04/09/07 - 04:35 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 9
Updates include: Mario Lopez, Kyla Pratt and Stephen Moyer are among the latest to land pilots.

[04/09/07 - 04:07 PM]
Grab a Marguerita and Join the Festivities When Comedy Central(R) Celebrates "Mencia De Mayo" on Saturday, May 5 from 10:00 P.M. to 4:00 A.M.
The six-hour block includes encores of "Comedy Central Presents: Carlos Mencia" and "Carlos Mencia: No Strings Attached."

[04/09/07 - 01:50 PM]
MTV's 'Pimp My Ride' & Governor Schwarzenegger Take Green to the Extreme with Special Earth Day Episode Airing April 22nd at 1 PM ET/PT
The special episode will air as part of the thinkMTV year long, 12-step campaign "Break The Addiction."

[04/09/07 - 01:48 PM]
America Gets to Decide on Their Favorite "'The King of Queens' Viewers Choice" Episodes on Yahoo! TV
The selections subsequently will air in national syndication during the May sweeps period.

[04/09/07 - 12:59 PM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, April 8, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 8.

[04/09/07 - 10:51 AM]
NBC Banishes 'Barker' to Saturday
The Peacock will now run the show's last two episodes on Saturday, April 14 starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/06/07 - 04:38 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 6
Updates include: Leslie Bibb, Christina Milian and Michael Goorjian are among the latest called for pilot duty.







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[12/01/20 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Disney Holiday Singalong" Sparks ABC Victory
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[12/01/20 - 08:31 AM]
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[12/01/20 - 08:16 AM]
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[12/01/20 - 07:59 AM]
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[12/01/20 - 02:45 AM]
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[12/01/20 - 02:21 AM]
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[12/01/20 - 01:01 AM]
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[12/01/20 - 12:01 AM]
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[11/30/20 - 06:55 PM]
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[11/30/20 - 04:00 PM]
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The network easily takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/30/20 - 03:52 PM]
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[11/30/20 - 12:08 PM]
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Premiering this Friday, December 4, the documentary debuts eight years after Camacho's fatal shooting in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

[11/30/20 - 11:01 AM]
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[11/30/20 - 09:15 AM]
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