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[08/31/07 - 06:35 PM]
Development Update: Week of August 27-31
Updates include: ABC renews "Just for Laughs," TNT calls it quits on "Heartland," Donal Logue to topline FOX's "Hackett" and MTV commits to "The Paper."

[08/31/07 - 06:11 PM]
Emmy Nominated Journalist Thomas Roberts Joins the Insider as Correspondent
Previously, Roberts served as a co-anchor at "CNN Headline News."

[08/31/07 - 12:17 PM]
Amber Sheds Her Final Tears in the House as She Is Sent Packing by Her "Big Brother 8" Housemates
Plus: CBS confirms the show's season finale will air Tuesday, September 18.

[08/31/07 - 11:47 AM]
Deja Vu: ABC Shuffles Wednesday Lineup (Again)
Plus on September 19, look for the one-hour special "Come Rain or Come Shine: From Grey's Anatomy to Private Practice" at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/31/07 - 10:48 AM]
ESPN Names New Primetime Newsmagazine E:60
ESPN's new primetime newsmagazine, set to debut Tuesday, October 16, at 7 p.m. ET, will be named E:60.

[08/30/07 - 05:02 PM]
Style Icon Victoria Beckham to Guest Star on ABC's "Ugly Betty"
She will play herself, a celebrity bridesmaid at the wedding of the millennium: Wilhelmina Slater's (Vanessa Williams) nuptials to publishing mogul Bradford Meade (Alan Dale).

[08/30/07 - 05:01 PM]
Season Two "Dancing with the Stars" Champion Drew Lachey Hosts "Dance War: Bruno VS. Carrie Ann" Later This Season on the ABC Television Network
Hosted by second-season "Dancing with the Stars" champion Drew Lachey, the six-week series will air this winter on the ABC Television Network.

[08/30/07 - 02:07 PM]
CMT Announces New Makeover Series "I Want to Look Like a High School Cheerleader Again" to Premiere in October
Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders trainer Jay Johnson will whip 10 women back into their high school cheerleading shape in the new series.

[08/30/07 - 02:05 PM]
Sci Fi Sizzles with Young Viewers Turning in Best Summer Performance Ever in Adults 18-34
Sci Fi spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/30/07 - 02:05 PM]
NBC.com Begins Streaming 'Late Night with Conan O'Brien'
Streams of the nights' episodes become available by 12noon (PT) the same day, or about the time Conan's fans are waking up.

[08/30/07 - 11:20 AM]
Actress Pauley Perrette Joins the Pursuit of Justice on the Season Premiere of "America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back" Saturday, SepT. 8, on Fox
In the episode, Perrette travels to the crime scenes and other key locations in Alabama and Detroit, meets with detectives and learns more about the tragic deaths of two young girls.

[08/30/07 - 11:20 AM]
Power of 10 Wins Its Time Period for the Third Consecutive Broadcast
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 29.

[08/30/07 - 11:19 AM]
Performers and Presenters Are Announced for "Fashion Rocks," an Entertainment Special Celebrating the Best in Fashion and Music, to Be Broadcast Friday, SepT. 7 on the CBS Television Network
Jessica Alba, Max Azria, Mischa Barton, Tyra Banks, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Francisco Costa, 50 Cent, Teri Hatcher, Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors, Irina Lazareanu, Denis Leary, Kimora Lee Simmons, Sean Lennon, Emily Procter and LeAnn Rimes have been added as presenters.

[08/30/07 - 11:19 AM]
What We Learned About Americans This Week on the CBS Primetime Game Show "Power of 10"
CBS details the poll results from the show's August 29 episode.

[08/30/07 - 11:17 AM]
Nominations Announced Today for "The 41st Annual Cma Awards," Airing Live, November 7 on Abc
Brad Paisley and Country Music Hall of Fame member George Strait lead the list of nominees with five nominations each.

[08/29/07 - 06:09 PM]
CMT Announces the 2007 Cma Awards Nominations Live During "CMT Insider Special Edition: 2007 Cma Awards Nominations"
The special live episode of CMT INSIDER premieres Thursday, August 30 at 10:00-10:30 a.m., ET/PT; 9:00-9:30 a.m., CT.

[08/29/07 - 01:22 PM]
Apple Announces Hit Television Programming Now Available on the Itunes Store in the Uk
The iTunes Store in the UK currently offers 28 television programs for purchase and download which can be viewed on a PC or Mac(r), fifth generation iPod(r) or on a widescreen TV with Apple TV(tm).

[08/29/07 - 01:17 PM]
Tuesday Edition of "Power of 10" Hits Series Highs in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 28.

[08/29/07 - 01:16 PM]
What We Learned About Americans This Week on the CBS Primetime Game Show "Power of 10"
CBS details the poll results from the show's August 28 episode.

[08/29/07 - 11:11 AM]
Redman, Bizarre, Too Short, Bubba Sparxx, Kurupt, Jamal Anderson, Jason Wahler, Efren Ramirez and Dmc Join MTV's "Celebrity Rap Superstar" Premiering Live Thursday, August 30th at 10pm Et
They will join Perez Hilton, Tone Loc, Warren G, McLyte, Da Brat, Shar Jackson, Kendra Wilkinson, Sebastian Bach, Countess Vaughn and Kevin Hart whose names were previously announced.

[08/29/07 - 09:43 AM]
For the First Time Ever, Twelve New Stars Will Shine When "Dancing with the Stars" Returns for Its Most Surprising and Biggest Season to Date, Premiering with a Spectacular Three-Night Event
This cycle's participants include an Emmy Award-winning actress, a Vegas icon, an Indy 500 champion, a Spice Girl, a daytime soap star, a Cheetah Girl and a former resident of "90210."

[08/29/07 - 09:01 AM]
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Reunites with Her Former "Seinfeld" Co-Star, Jason Alexander in an Upcoming Episode of the CBS Midseason Comedy, "The New Adventures of Old Christine"
Alexander will play a lizard handler for children's birthday parties with whom Christine goes out on a date.

[08/29/07 - 09:00 AM]
Faith Hill Performs "Sunday Night Football" Opening Theme
A special version of the song, "Waiting All Year for Opening Night" will air Thursday, September 6 in the "NFL Opening Kickoff" special.

[08/28/07 - 09:26 PM]
USA Is Hot, Hot, Hot!
USA spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/28/07 - 06:08 PM]
Hallmark Channel Delivers Highest-Ever August; Now in 85 Million Homes
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the month of August.

[08/28/07 - 06:08 PM]
Demetri Martin's Stand-Up Is Intelligent, Sharp and AcerbiC. "Demetri MartiN. PersoN." DVD Hits Stores on Tuesday, September 4
Bonus material includes early live performances, deleted scenes, tiny poster, audio commentary and the half-hour stand-up special "COMEDY CENTRAL Presents: Demetri Martin."

[08/28/07 - 06:07 PM]
CMT Introduces New Artist Brent Keith as the Focus of Its Promotional Campaign in Support of the Soundtrack for the CMT Film "Dale"
The soundtrack is available beginning today, exclusively at Wal-Mart and walmart.com.

[08/28/07 - 01:06 PM]
'Scott Baio Is 45 ... and Single' Returns to VH1 for a Second Season
The new season goes into production this a fall and is slated to run with nine episodes-six 30-minute episodes and three 1-hour episodes.

[08/28/07 - 01:04 PM]
Lifetime Television's Smash Hit 'Army Wives' Shatters More Records as Season Finale Becomes Network's Most Watched Original Series Telecast Ever
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, August 26.

[08/28/07 - 01:00 PM]
Emmy and Golden Globe Award Winner and Current Emmy Nominee Tom Selleck Stars in "Jesse Stone: Thin Ice," a New Television Movie That Has Started Production in Halifax, Nova Scotia for Broadcast on the CBS Television Network
In the latest installment, Stone finds himself in trouble with the Town Council when he inadvertently becomes involved in a shoot-out on a Boston street.

[08/28/07 - 12:59 PM]
Actress Heather Locklear ("Spin City") to Guest Star in Two Episodes of the CBS Comedy "Rules of Engagement"
In the episodes, Locklear will play Barbara, the sister of Audrey (Megyn Price) who comes to town to visit.

[08/28/07 - 12:58 PM]
Jeanne Mau Promoted to Director, Current Programs, CBS Entertainment
Reporting to David Brownfield, Mau will oversee the creative direction of the Network series TWO AND A HALF MEN, NCIS and CSI: MIAMI.

[08/28/07 - 12:56 PM]
CBS Is First in Viewers for the 12th Time in 13 Weeks This Summer
CBS spins the numbers for the week of August 20-26.

[08/28/07 - 12:53 PM]
NBC Wins the Week of August 20-26 in 18-49 with the Top Three Shows of the Week
NBC spins the numbers for the week of August 20-26.

[08/28/07 - 12:51 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of August 20, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 20-26.

[08/28/07 - 08:48 AM]
Cops: 20 YearS...caught on Tape Gets New Arraignment Date Saturday, SepT. 29, on Fox
The special was previously set to air on Tuesday, September 18.

[08/28/07 - 08:46 AM]
Will Stars Shine Brighter on "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?"
Regis Philbin, Billy Bush, Clay Aiken, Kellie Pickler, Tony Hawk and Miss America Lauren Nelson are among the celebrities set to compete on the game show this November.

[08/28/07 - 08:45 AM]
2007 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominee Tony Bennett and Christina Aguilera to Duet on the "59th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Live Sunday, September 16, on Fox
The number will be recreated by Rob Marshall and John DeLuca from the special "Target Presents Tony Bennett: An American Classic."

[08/27/07 - 09:29 PM]
Kids' Wb! on the CW Announces Fall 2007 Lineup; Four New Animated Series Join Returning Favorites
"Eon Kid," "Magi-Nation," "Will & Dewitt" and "Skunk Fu!" will all make their American network debuts on September 22.

[08/27/07 - 09:27 PM]
Beauty and the Geek Returns for a Fourth Season with New Twists on Tuesday, September 18
The new season will feature a new twist - a hot guy and a geeky girl will compete against the contestants.

[08/27/07 - 05:51 PM]
ABC Announces Three Half-Hour Affiliate Specials Highlighting New and Returning Fall Programming
The three specials give overviews of ABC's Wednesday and Thursday night lineups and the new fall comedies.

[08/27/07 - 05:50 PM]
The N's Degrassi: The Next Generation Wins Its Second Teen Choice Award as Series Gears Up for Season Seven Premiering Fall 2007
The series is currently in production in Toronto on season seven with 24 new original half-hour episodes set to premiere on The N this Fall.

[08/27/07 - 11:11 AM]
South Park Creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone Agree to Three-Year Extension of "South Park" and Form Comprehensive Production and Development Joint Venture with Comedy Central(R) to Create South Park Digital Studios
As part of the agreement, Parker and Stone will produce an additional three seasons (14 episodes per season) of the series beyond its current deal, to keep new episodes of the show on the network through 2011.

[08/27/07 - 10:07 AM]
TV Guide Network Spotlights the 59th Annual Emmy(R) Awards with More Than Eight Hours of Original Programming and Red Carpet Coverage with Brand New Hosts Lisa Rinna and Joey Fatone
The network's coverage begins on Saturday, September 8 with its Emmy preview special.

[08/27/07 - 10:06 AM]
AetV.com Launches Gene Simmons Family Jewels Viewer's Choice Contest
Viewers can cast their votes from now until September 6th, on the Gene Simmons Family Jewels viewer's choice web site.

[08/27/07 - 10:03 AM]
Goo Goo Dolls' John Rzeznik, Percussionist Sheila E. and Australian TV Personality Ian "Dicko" Dickson Confirmed as Judges of "The Next Great American Band" on Fox
New Zealand's Dominic Bowden hosts the series, which premieres Friday, October 19.

[08/27/07 - 10:02 AM]
Winners of "Teen Choice 2007" Announced
Over the course of two months, teens logged on to FOX.com to cast approximately 8.5 million votes in support of their favorite celebrities in film, television, music, sports and fashion.

[08/24/07 - 06:59 PM]
Development Update: Week of August 20-24
Updates include: New roles set on "24," "Bones," "Brothers & Sisters," "Jericho," "Lost" and "Ugly Betty," Kathryn Morris gets a raise on "Cold Case" and ABC Family and A&E each order two more pilots.

[08/24/07 - 06:34 PM]
MyNetworkTV Finalizes Fall Lineup
The netlet has firmed up its fall plans, adding three new series in addition to the previously announced "Jail" and "Decision House."

[08/24/07 - 10:15 AM]
Rhi Original Miniseries Answered by Fire Makes Its U.S. Premiere on Ion Television September 2
The four-hour mini-series is inspired by the recent and horrifying true events in East Timor.







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[09/12/14 - 12:27 PM]
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[09/12/14 - 12:07 PM]
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[09/12/14 - 10:53 AM]
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[09/12/14 - 10:09 AM]
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[09/12/14 - 09:38 AM]
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[09/12/14 - 09:34 AM]
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[09/12/14 - 09:31 AM]
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