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[08/01/07 - 10:58 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Spellbound" (The CW)

[08/01/07 - 10:58 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Reaper" (The CW)

[08/01/07 - 10:02 PM]
The "Big Brother 8" Head of Household Chooses Big Prizes Over the Coveted Power of Veto
CBS details the "Big Brother's" latest installment.

[08/01/07 - 06:00 PM]
Sci Fi Channel Announces Casting Coups
The network confirms the return of Lucy Lawless to "Battlestar Galactica" and the casting of Sam J. Jones in a guest spot on "Flash Gordon."

[08/01/07 - 05:59 PM]
'Farscape' Series Creator Returns for Web Series
O'Bannon will work closely with executive producers Brian Henson and Robert Halmi, Jr., and SCIFI.COM's Craig Engler, to develop the online show's storyline, which will revive and expand the Farscape universe.

[08/01/07 - 05:57 PM]
Bravo's Cori Abraham Promoted to Vice President, Development and Production
Abraham most recently served as Director of Development and Production.

[08/01/07 - 01:42 PM]
Spy Toys of the Cia, 10-Part Broadband Promotional Tie-In to TNT's Epic Three-Week Television Event the Company, Available at TNT.TV
Introduced by co-star Chris O'Donnell, SPY TOYS OF THE CIA "goes deep behind the scenes to see the making of and the uses for the tools of the espionage trade."

[08/01/07 - 01:39 PM]
TNT's Chart-Topping, Record-Breaking Original Series the Closer Slated to Return for Fourth Dramatic Season
TNT has ordered 15 episodes for the fourth season, set to launch next summer.

[08/01/07 - 01:38 PM]
Production Has Begun on the Second Season of ABC's "October Road"
Gary Fleder, Scott Rosenberg, Josh Appelbaum and André Nemec are all set to return as executive producers.

[08/01/07 - 01:37 PM]
Production Has Begun on ABC's New Comedy, "Carpoolers"
Bruce McCulloch created the series which he's executive producing alongside Marsh McCall, Anthony and Joe Russo, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank and David Miner.

[08/01/07 - 01:33 PM]
Blair Underwood to Join the Cast of ABC's "Dirty Sexy Money"
The network also confirms "What About Brian's" Josh Reims has been tapped as an executive producer.

[08/01/07 - 01:32 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Announces 2007 Participants for the Industry-Leading Directing Fellowship Program
The 2007 directing Fellows, who begin their year-long paid fellowships this month working with executives from Disney-ABC Television Group and the Directors Guild, are Nandi Bowe, Oscar Daniels and Sharat Raju.

[08/01/07 - 10:06 AM]
Barbara Walters Names Whoopi Goldberg Moderator of "The View"
She will debut on "The View" on September 4 (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET), the start of the show's eleventh season.

[08/01/07 - 08:26 AM]
Class Is in Session Twice a Week When "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" Airs on Thursdays and Fridays for Four Weeks This Fall
FOX confirms the series will also run on Fridays at 8:00/7:00c from September 14 to October 5.

[08/01/07 - 08:24 AM]
Hilary Duff and Nick Cannon to Host "Teen Choice 2007" Live Sunday, August 26, on Fox
Jessica Alba, Ashlee Simpson, Dane Cook, Lauren Conrad, Megan Fox, Emmy Rossum, Miley Cyrus, Anna Paquin, Jared Padalecki and Taylor Kitsch are among the stars scheduled to appear.

[07/31/07 - 10:07 PM]
Wildest Dreams Come True for One Lovable Loser in 'Big Liar on Campus' September 16th on ABC Family
This September, Ryan Pinkston ("Bad Santa") fibs his way into the school elite in the movie BIG LIAR ON CAMPUS, Sunday, September 16.

[07/31/07 - 09:17 PM]
Bravo Marks Best July - Ever - in Prime with Hit Emmy-Nominated Series "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List" and "Top Chef"
Bravo spins the numbers for the month of July.

[07/31/07 - 06:00 PM]
All New Programs for September
BBC America details its September programming highlights.

[07/31/07 - 05:11 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Mony" (NBC)

[07/31/07 - 05:11 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Lipstick Jungle" (NBC)

[07/31/07 - 03:11 PM]
NBC to Encore Bravo's "Top Chef 3 Miami"
The Peacock will rebroadcast the show's August 1 broadcast on Saturday, August 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/31/07 - 03:01 PM]
Hdnet Delves Into the Supernatural with the Smash-Hit BBC Series "Torchwood" - Premiering Monday, September 17
The network announced today that it has acquired the high definition rights to the first 26 episodes of "Torchwood," the hit sci-fi drama that the BBC describes as "inventive, intelligent and unpredictable."

[07/31/07 - 02:55 PM]
TBS's Critically Acclaimed Original Series My Boys Returns Bigger Than Ever Among Young Adults, with Median Age of 29
TBS spins the numbers for Monday, July 30.

[07/31/07 - 11:36 AM]
Nine NBC Universal Channels Coming to Verizon Wireless V Cast Phones
"The Office," "30 Rock," "Heroes" and "Friday Night Lights" are among the shows which will have short video clips available on demand.

[07/31/07 - 11:30 AM]
'The Singing Bee,' 'America's Got Talent' and 'Dateline' Lead NBC's Week of July 23-29
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 23-29.

[07/31/07 - 11:29 AM]
Sunday Night Is Football NighT.com Unveiled
The site is "a key component of NBC's extensive promotional campaign, which over the next six weeks includes television, print, radio and Internet executions and customized content in arenas and stadiums, movie theaters, taxi cabs and even New York City's Times Square."

[07/31/07 - 11:26 AM]
CBS Places First in Viewers for the Eighth Time in Nine Weeks This Summer
CBS spins the numbers for the week of July 23-29.

[07/31/07 - 11:24 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of July 23, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 23-29.

[07/31/07 - 10:08 AM]
'The Ultimate Fighter(R): Team Serra VS. Team Hughes' Premieres Wednesday, September 19 at 11:00pm on Spike TV
In addition, Hughes and Serra will fight each other in a UFC pay-per-view event after the series finale in December.

[07/31/07 - 10:07 AM]
Top 'Ultimate Fighter(R)' Alumni Take to the Octagon(R) on Spike TV's 'Ufc(R) Fight Night(Tm)' Wednesday, September 19 at 9:00pm ET/PT
The two-hour live fight card will feature Din Thomas (Season 4), Nate Diaz (Season 5 champ) Chris Leben (Season 1) and Mike Swick (Season 1).

[07/31/07 - 10:02 AM]
The Next Great American Band (Working Title) Premieres Friday, October 19, on Fox
Host and judges will be announced soon for the series, which will launch with a two-hour special on said night.

[07/31/07 - 10:01 AM]
A&E Presents: A Man Called Dog - Special Dog the Bounter Episode Details the Life and Origins of the World's Most Famous Bounty Hunter
The one-hour special "travels through the past with Dog, his wife Beth and his posse, as the legendary bounty hunter makes a present day journey through his origins in Colorado and Texas to reunite with old friends and mentors to re-live significant moments from his past."

[07/30/07 - 03:55 PM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: "Battlestar Galactica"

[07/30/07 - 12:19 PM]
VH1 Gets Cozy with Pick Up Artist Mystery for a New How-To Dating Show 'The Pick-Up Artist'
In the series, eight guys will live under one roof as they go through a rigorous eight-week boot camp to compete for the title of "Master Pick-Up Artist."

[07/30/07 - 12:18 PM]
Shhhh!!!!!!! Tell All Your FriendS... Comedy Central Live: Mike Birbiglia's Secret Public Tour" Kicks Off at Eastern Carolina University in Greenville, Nc on Sunday, August 19 and Travels to Over 30 Cities Nationwide
COMEDY CENTRAL Records will also release "My Secret Public Journal Live" CD on September 25.

[07/30/07 - 12:17 PM]
Calling All Heroes!!! Comedy Central's "The Best of 'The Colbert Report'" DVD Hits Stores on Tuesday, November 6
The release is a single disc and features the best sketches from the following: "The WØrd," the 434-part series "Better Know a District," "Tip of the Hat, Wag of The Finger" and "Threat Down."

[07/30/07 - 12:17 PM]
Comedy Central Home Entertainment(R) Releases "Brian Regan: Standing Up" DVD Hitting Stores on Tuesday, August 14
Bonus materials include the unaired encore performance from the special and his half-hour stand-up special, "COMEDY CENTRAL Presents Brian Regan."

[07/30/07 - 12:16 PM]
Chiller Is Looking for the Next Hitchcock
The contest challenges fans to "get creative and compete for great prizes and a chance to be featured on 'Chiller's Dare to Direct Film Festival' as they write, produce, and submit short horror films."

[07/30/07 - 12:14 PM]
The Three Finalists Have Been Chosen, on ABC's "American Inventor"
Ricky DeRennaux, Greg Chavez and Elaine Cato are the finalists for the million-dollar prize.

[07/30/07 - 12:12 PM]
Rob Estes ("Melrose Place") Joins the Cast of ABC's New Drama Series, "Women's Murder Club"
He'll play the ex-husband of Angie Harmon's character in the newly expanded role, which was originally played by Christopher Wiehl.

[07/29/07 - 02:23 PM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: "Jericho"

[07/29/07 - 01:03 PM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: "The 4400"

[07/28/07 - 01:21 PM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: "Heroes"

[07/27/07 - 07:15 PM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: "Babylon 5"

[07/27/07 - 07:06 PM]
Development Update: Week of July 23-27
Updates include: Rob Thomas and David Greenwalt exit their respective showrunning gigs, HBO gives "Big Love" a third season and Brooke Langton to take over for Melissa Sagemiller on NBC's "Life."

[07/27/07 - 05:52 PM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: "Eureka"

[07/27/07 - 01:14 PM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: "Stargate Sg-1/Atlantis"

[07/27/07 - 09:45 AM]
Jaimie Goodwin and Kameron Bink Are Eliminated on "So You Think You Can Dance"
FOX details the latest "So You Think You Can Dance" elimination.

[07/27/07 - 09:44 AM]
Big Brother 8 Houseguests Give Mike His Walking Papers While Kail, His Former Alliance Partner, Escapes Eviction
CBS details the latest "Big Brother" elimination.

[07/26/07 - 10:28 PM]
Universal Studios Consumer Products Group Announces Heroes Licensing Partners
Starting with an extensive publishing program, trading cards, apparel, stationery/social expression, action figures and an interactive game, initial Heroes product will begin to appear on store shelves in time for the new season launch on NBC.







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[06/06/20 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "20/20"
A new two-hour installment helps lead the night among adults 18-49.

[06/05/20 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 5
Updates include: Lifetime cancels "Dance Moms: Abby's Virtual Dance Off"; A&E's "Live PD" and Paramount Network's "Cops" pull latest episodes; and YouTube's "Dear Class of 2020" event moved to Sunday, June 7.

[06/05/20 - 02:27 PM]
From Herding to Hunting: New Discovery Series "Dino Hunters" Highlights a Group of Cowboys Who Are Finding New Ways to Make an Honest Living While Potentially Making History
The series premieres Friday, June 19 at 9:00/8:00c on Discovery Channel.

[06/05/20 - 12:15 PM]
BET News Presents: "Justice Now: A BET Town Hall" Airing Sunday, June 7 at 8PM ET/PT
Hosted by Marc Lamont Hill, this compelling conversation will assemble a diverse panel of voices, including activists and politicians to address systemic racism, and ways American society can use the global pain and the protest over the death of George Floyd to create meaningful and lasting change.

[06/05/20 - 11:59 AM]
Showtime(R) Offers for Free Two Acclaimed Documentaries Examining Racial Injustice in America
"16 Shots" and "Burn Motherf*cker, Burn!" are now streaming on YouTube and SHO.com, and are available to Showtime subscribers on demand.

[06/05/20 - 11:00 AM]
Jason Sudeikis Hosts TBS' New Comedy Competition "Tournament of Laughs"
The series - due on Sunday, June 21 - will present 32 comedians facing off in a hilarious, single-elimination bracket-style tournament, with each episode featuring multiple match-ups.

[06/05/20 - 10:00 AM]
TBS Uncovers Alternative Wellness with Exotic Social Experiment "Lost Resort," Premiering July 23
This wildly wrought, 10-episode social experiment follows nine strangers at their breaking points to an exotic wellness retreat where they embark on a voyage of self-discovery against a tropical backdrop.

[06/05/20 - 09:44 AM]
MTV to Premiere Groundbreaking New Project "True Life Presents: First-Time First Responders" on Tuesday, June 9th at 9PM ET/PT
MTV's first-ever fully self-shot special is an intimate, first-hand account of two young medical professionals in New York City, the epicenter of the pandemic, who heeded the city's call for help during an unprecedented demand for first responders.

[06/05/20 - 09:29 AM]
"Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn," An Intimate Look at an Infamous Figure, Debuts June 19, Exclusively On HBO
The film takes an unflinching look at the life and death of infamous attorney Roy Cohn, who first gained prominence by prosecuting Julius and Ethel Rosenberg in what came to be known as the "atomic spies" case.

[06/05/20 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Renews "We're Here" for a Second Season
Starring renowned drag queens Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O'Hara and Shangela Laquifa Wadley, the real life series travels to small towns across America, inspiring local residents to share their stories and express themselves in a night of no-holds-barred, full-on drag.

[06/05/20 - 08:30 AM]
VH1 Brings Back "Untucked" Aftershow for New Season of "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars"
The new season of "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" launches tonight on the cable channel.

[06/05/20 - 08:14 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" Goes Out on Top for ABC
The Alphabet once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/05/20 - 08:00 AM]
Drama Series "Perry Mason" Debuts June 21, Exclusively On HBO
The series follows the origins of American fiction's most legendary criminal defense lawyer, Perry Mason.

[06/04/20 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday-Thursday, June 3-4
Updates include: Netflix cancels "Next in Fashion" after one season; Amanda Seales to depart "The Real"; and A+E Networks announces commercial-free special "We Need to Talk: Race in America."

[06/04/20 - 02:17 PM]
Oprah Winfrey Hosts In-Depth, Two-Night Conversation with Black Thought Leaders, Activists and Artists for "OWN Spotlight: Where Do We Go from Here?"
The two-night special will simulcast on OWN and across all of Discovery's 18 other U.S. networks on Tuesday, June 9 (Part 1) and Wednesday, June 10 (Part 2) at 9:00/8:00c both nights.