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[05/11/07 - 10:42 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of April 30-May 6): TNT's Nba Coverage Leads the Charge
TNT claimed six of the most-watched programs on cable last week as its NBA coverage heated up.

[05/11/07 - 06:53 PM]
FOX Renews 'Death' Vows, Picks Up Sextet
The network's freshman class for 2007-08 is set to include at least three dramas ("Sarah Connor Chronicles," "New Amsterdam," "K-Ville") and three comedies ("The Return of Jezebel James," "Rules for Starting Over," "Back to You").

[05/11/07 - 06:13 PM]
Development Update: Week of May 7-11
Updates include: TNT makes a play for NBC's "Law & Order," ABC Family extends "Kyle XY" to 23 episodes and former WB chief David Janollari returns to producing.

[05/11/07 - 03:55 PM]
ABC Adds 10 Newcomers, Renews 'Notes,' 'Road'
The newcomers include seven dramas ("Big Shots," "Cashmere Mafia," "Dirty Sexy Money," "Eli Stone," "Private Practice," "Pushing Daisies," "Women's Murder Club") and three comedies ("Carpoolers," "Cavemen," "Sam I Am").

[05/11/07 - 03:27 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, May 10, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 10.

[05/11/07 - 01:57 PM]
NBC Adds 'Lipstick,' 'Scrubs'; Locks Up 'Crowd,' 'Journeyman' Creators
"Lipstick," which stars Brooke Shields, Kim Raver and Lindsay Price, joins yesterday's pick-ups "Life," "Journeyman," "The Bionic Woman" and "Chuck."

[05/11/07 - 01:10 PM]
From Capitol Hill to 'The Hill' in Providence - the West Wing's Janel Moloney Joins Showtime's Drama Series 'Brotherhood(R)' for Four Episodes
Moloney will play Dana Chase, an attractive, professional woman who mysteriously strikes up a relationship with Tommy Caffee (Jason Clarke) that further complicates his duplicitous life.

[05/11/07 - 09:28 AM]
FOX Announces Restructuring of Marketing Department and Formation of Network's In-House Agency "FOX Infinity"
FOX has finalized restructuring of the network's marketing and promotion department with the creation of a full-service, in-house ad agency designed to benefit the network, parent company News Corporation, its emerging media initiatives and the company's media clients.

[05/10/07 - 04:20 PM]
Tickets to "The 34th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards," Available to the General Public Starting Monday May 14
Tickets for the ceremony can be purchased at Kodak Theatre Box Office, 6801 Hollywood Boulevard, Level One of Hollywood & Highland Center and all Ticketmaster outlets.

[05/10/07 - 04:18 PM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, May 9, 2007 - Final Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 9.

[05/10/07 - 03:10 PM]
NBC to Keep 'Lights' on for Second Season, Adds Newcomers
Also landing spots on the network's 2007-08 schedule: the Kevin McKidd-led time travel drama "Journeyman;" Josh Schwartz's spy dramedy "Chuck"; the new age cop drama "Life"; and its revival of "The Bionic Woman."

[05/10/07 - 01:55 PM]
NBC's 'Age of Love' Tackles the Daring Question Facing Singles Today -- Does Age Really Matter When It Comes to Finding True Love?
31-year-old Australian tennis superstar Mark Philippoussis will attempt to find true love among women ranging in age from 21-48 in this unique series based on the current phenomenon of younger men dating older women.

[05/10/07 - 12:17 PM]
Saturday Night Live Closes Out the Season in Style
Molly Shannon and Linkin Park are on tap for May 12 while Zach Braff and Maroon 5 are set for the season finale on May 19.

[05/10/07 - 10:02 AM]
NBC Digital Entertainment Launches Original Web Series 'Inside Heroes'
The eight installment series will go inside the making of "Heroes" and will begin rolling out exclusively on NBC.com on May 21st.

[05/10/07 - 08:08 AM]
Surf's Up for the Hottest Stars When "Teen Choice 2007" Airs Live Sunday, August 26, on FOX
In 2006, "Teen Choice" was co-hosted by Jessica Simpson and Dane Cook and featured performances by Rihanna, Nelly Furtado with Timbaland, and Kevin Federline.

[05/10/07 - 08:07 AM]
19 Entertainment and Fremantlemedia North America Launch "The Search for the Next Great American Band" (Working Title) to Air on Fox
The new series will "scour the country, seeking musical groups of all ages, styles and genres, with hundreds of bands auditioning for a shot at stardom."

[05/10/07 - 08:05 AM]
Lakisha Jones Is Eliminated from the "American Idol" Competition
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[05/09/07 - 05:24 PM]
Time Warner InC. Announces That Chris Albrecht Will No Longer Serve as Home Box Office Chairman & Ceo
"I take this step for the benefit of my Home Box Office colleagues, recognizing that I cannot allow my personal circumstances to distract them from the business," Albrecht says in the statement.

[05/09/07 - 04:49 PM]
Bravo's "Work Out" Season Two Pumps Up Viewership
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 8.

[05/09/07 - 04:47 PM]
USA Network and Yahoo! Music Enter Into New Music Pact for Television
The pair have entered into an agreement to discover and promote new music and emerging artists through a non-traditional marketing model.

[05/09/07 - 04:43 PM]
Top Ufc Lightweight Contenders Spencer Fisher and Sam Stout Rematch on Spike TV's Ufc Fight Night Tuesday, June 12 at 9:00 Pm
Indiana native Jon Fitch (18-2) takes on Brazilian jiu-jitsu expert Roan Carneiro (11-5) in the co-feature.

[05/09/07 - 11:13 AM]
NBC Announces Emmy Award Winner Tom Selleck Will Return to Dramatic Series Television as He Joins Regular Cast of 'Las Vegas' as Charismatic Billionaire Owner of Montecito Resort & Casino
In addition, James Caan, who has starred as Ed Deline, the Montecito's surveillance head for four years, will return to the series for one episode in its 2007-08 season premiere.

[05/09/07 - 10:56 AM]
Bravo Taps Veronica Webb for "Tim Gunn's Guide to Style"
She'll serve as a style counterpart to Tim Gunn in the new series "Tim Gunn's Guide to Style," which begins production in New York this week.

[05/09/07 - 10:54 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, May 8, 2007 - (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 8.

[05/09/07 - 09:56 AM]
FOX's Summer Dance Card Fills Up When "So You Think You Can Dance" Returns for Season Three of the Hit Series Thursday, May 24, and Wednesday, May 30, on Fox
The first performance show featuring the top 20 dancers will air Wednesday, June 13 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) with the first results show the following night, Thursday, June 14 (9:00-10:00 PM, live ET/PT tape-delayed).

[05/09/07 - 09:55 AM]
America Has Met Its MatcH... A&E Presents the Real-Life Comedy Confessions of a Matchmaker Premiering, Saturday June 16 at 10pm Est/Pst
Set in Buffalo, New York, the series follows singles desperate for Patti's help, from their initial interview, through the date, and finally, to the often painfully honest follow-up where Patti assesses their performance and reveals whether or not a match has been made.

[05/09/07 - 09:53 AM]
Quick Take for Monday, May 7, 2007 - Final Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 7.

[05/09/07 - 09:46 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of April 30, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 30-May 6.

[05/09/07 - 09:44 AM]
ABC Television Premieres New Alternative Series, "National Bingo Night," Friday May 18
At-home prizes include trips to Hollywood and VIP visits to the sets of "Desperate Housewives," "Ugly Betty" and "Brothers and Sisters."

[05/08/07 - 05:25 PM]
Endemol USA Announces New Pilot Script Commitments and Talent Holding Deals in Scripted Division
The reality/game show house has set up scripted projects at FX, The CW, TBS and ABC Family.

[05/08/07 - 03:15 PM]
FOX Targets August for 'Lot,' 'Kitchen' and 'Dance' Finales
In addition, FOX will broadcast the final two episodes of "Drive" on Wednesday, July 4.

[05/08/07 - 02:54 PM]
Bravo's "Top Chef 3 Miami" Premieres with 15 Hot New Chefs Wed, June 13 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: "Top Chef: 4-Star All-Stars," a special which reunites four of the finalists from season's one and two, is slated for Wednesday, June 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/08/07 - 01:56 PM]
Oxygen Expels 'Campus Ladies,' Renews 'Tori & Dean'
The "Inn Love" pickup is for 10 episodes - two more than its current freshman run, which wraps tonight.

[05/08/07 - 01:34 PM]
CBS Places First in Viewers with 11 of the Week's Top 20 Programs -- More Than the Other Networks Combined
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 30-May 6.

[05/08/07 - 01:33 PM]
The Penultimate King!
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, May 7.

[05/08/07 - 01:32 PM]
The 50th Annual Grammy Awards Will Be Broadcast Live from Staples Center in Los Angeles, FeB. 10 on the CBS Television Network
Nominations will be announced in Los Angeles on December 6, 2007.

[05/08/07 - 01:31 PM]
USA Network Sets New Standard with Multi-Tiered Marketing Campaign for Six-Hour Television Event 'The Starter Wife' Starring Debra Messing
The unprecedented multi-layered 360° branding campaign leverages the novel's themes and capitalizes on pop culture trends through traditional and non-traditional media tactics.

[05/08/07 - 01:27 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of April 30-May 6
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 30-May 6.

[05/08/07 - 11:04 AM]
FX Picks Up Dirt and the Riches
Plus: "Rescue Me" moves to Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c beginning June 13 while its new drama "Damages" premieres on Tuesday, July 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/08/07 - 11:03 AM]
FX Searches for the Ultimate Fan of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Once selected, the winner of the "SuperFan" contest will be an integral part of the season three promotion of "Sunny," and will be featured with the cast on billboards in select cities including New York and Los Angeles.

[05/08/07 - 09:47 AM]
Matthew Modine Joins the Cast of Weeds' Third Season, Premiering Monday, August 13 on Showtime
Also guest starring this season in single-episode cameos are Zooey Deschanel, reprising her role as Andy's quirky ex-girlfriend Kat (airing August 13) and Carrie Fisher (airing August 27) as Arlene, Celia's divorce attorney.

[05/08/07 - 09:25 AM]
Lifetime Goes Bunco! Lifetime Television Airs the Second Annual Prilosec Otc Bunco World Championship
The special, which airs Friday, May 11, showcases the popular dice game played by over 17 million women nationwide.

[05/08/07 - 09:04 AM]
FOX Extends Late-Night Laughs with Pickup of "Talkshow with Spike Feresten"
The atypical Saturday-night talk show will return for a full order of episodes for the 2007-2008 season.

[05/08/07 - 09:02 AM]
TV Guide Network Announces Host and Judges for Upcoming Reality Competition Series, America's Next Producer
Ananda Lewis will host the reality competition series with FOX Sports Television Group's David Hill and TV Guide magazine's Matt Roush serving as judges.

[05/07/07 - 05:49 PM]
Oxygen Renews Tori & Dean: Inn Love for a Second Season
Season two kicks off with a bang as Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott settle into their lives as Fallbrook's chicest couple and bring little Liam Aaron home to Chateau La Rue.

[05/07/07 - 05:43 PM]
We TV Continues to Expand Original Series Programming Slate with Girl Meets Cowboy
The new original series features a group of city-girls displaced into the rural country to rough it out while competing to win the heart of their fantasy man.

[05/07/07 - 05:41 PM]
IFC Expands Original Programming on and Off the Network
"Bollywood Hero," an original scripted series in development for IFC, follows comedian/actor Chris Kattan who plays himself in this otherwise fictional comedy.

[05/07/07 - 04:29 PM]
Golden Globe(R) Winner Kyra Sedgwick Returns for Third Season of TNT's Hit Crime Drama the Closer, Ad-Supported Cable's #1 Series of All Time
The eagerly anticipated third season will kick off with the first episode being presented uninterrupted and commercial-free, sponsored by Toyota.

[05/07/07 - 04:06 PM]
Lifetime Television's Popular Series "Blood Ties" to Return for Second Season in Fall
Lifetime Television's popular series "Blood Ties," which is averaging 1.3 million viewers during its freshman season, will return for a second season of ten new episodes in the fall.

[05/07/07 - 01:16 PM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, May 6, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, May 6.







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[07/21/14 - 01:03 PM]
"Nixon by Nixon: In His Own Words," A Revealing Profile of the Former President, Debuts Aug. 4 on HBO
The film is presented in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of his resignation and features excerpts from his secretly recorded his private conversations.

[07/21/14 - 12:38 PM]
Zap! Pow! Bang! Comedy Central(R) Hits San Diego Comic-Con with Multiple Fan Events
Said offering start with back-to-back panels as Comedy Central Presents "Key & Peele" and Introduces "Moonbeam City" on Thursday, July 24.

[07/21/14 - 11:44 AM]
Velocity's All-New Series "Garage Squad" Helps America Rebuild and Restore Their Favorite Dream Cars
Hosted by Bruno Massel and Lauren Bohlander, the series comes to the rescue of people whose automotive projects have come to a dead end.

[07/21/14 - 11:32 AM]
Bleachers Named VH1's August You Oughta Know Artist
Bleachers will benefit from significant cross-platform promotion via frequent music video plays, a custom promo spot, interview on VH1's music-oriented Tuner blog, VH1's Top 20 Countdown, and much more.

[07/21/14 - 11:32 AM]
Academy Award Winner(R) Adrien Brody Stars in "Houdini" - Two-Night Miniseries-Event Premieres September 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on History(R)
Joining Brody is Kristen Connolly as Bess Houdini, the love of Harry's life and right hand when it came to some of his most amazing feats.

[07/21/14 - 11:22 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's No. 1 Series "The Incredible Dr. Pol" Returns Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at 9 PM ET/PT
Additionally, his new book, "Never Turn Your Back on an Angus Cow," hits the stands August 18, chronicling his life from childhood in the Netherlands up to the local hero he is today.

[07/21/14 - 10:51 AM]
Tia Maggini Joins Lifetime as Vice President, Original Movies
Most recently, Maggini was Vice President of Television for Josephson Entertainment in Los Angeles, where she was responsible for managing all areas of television development on behalf of the company.

[07/21/14 - 10:48 AM]
Homeowners Smash Their Way to Spectacular Renovations on DIY Network's "Sledgehammer"
The series features homeowners who think they're trying out for a home improvement show, but instead get a surprise visit from Jason Cameron who promises to fix any room they can completely demolish in 30 minutes.

[07/21/14 - 10:47 AM]
Six New Ways to Celebrate Shark Week 2014
Building upon last year's 11 shark-filled specials, a whopping 13 hours of new programming coupled with the live late-night talk show "Shark After Dark" will air beginning August 10.

[07/21/14 - 10:41 AM]
Country Rocks Your Summer on "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock," Airing Tuesday, August 5 on the ABC Television Network
Adding their chops and charm to the special are Luke Bryan, Eric Church with special guest Lzzy Hale of Halestorm, Florida Georgia Line, Brantley Gilbert, Lady Antebellum, and Blake Shelton with special guest Gwen Sebastian.

[07/21/14 - 10:30 AM]
Live+7-Day Playback for the Premiere Episode of "Under the Dome" Tops Last Summer's L+7 Series Premiere
CBS further spins the numbers for Monday, June 30.

[07/21/14 - 10:29 AM]
FXX to Air Longest Running Marathon in TV History with "The Simpsons"
For 24 hours a day, over the course of the 12 days, FXX will air 552 episodes of "The Simpsons" (through Season 25) as well as "The Simpsons Movie" (airing after episode 400), in chronological order.

[07/21/14 - 10:19 AM]
Bernadette Peters to Guest Star in Bravo Media's "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce"
Peters will play Lyla's (Janeane Garofalo) mother Annie, who comes to town to help her with the kids.

[07/21/14 - 10:17 AM]
He'll Be Back - "Louie" Picked Up by FX for Fifth Season
The seven-episode new season from Creator/Executive Producer/Writer/Star/Director/Editor Louis C.K. will premiere in Spring 2015.

[07/21/14 - 10:06 AM]
Aw, Geez, FX Is Going Back to "Fargo"
The new chapter of the "Fargo" story will feature an all-new cast of characters, a new time period and a new "true crime" story that will unfold over the course of 10 episodes.