[tuesday, october 23, 2007]    
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[10/23/07 - 05:33 PM]
NBC's 'Phenomenon' Prepares to Mystify Celebrity Guests Carmen Electra, Rachel Hunter and Ross Mathews in Explosive Live Premiere Wednesday, October 24
Future episodes will see appearances by Dayna Devon, Raven Symone, Holly Madison, Bridget Marquardt and Kenda Wilkinson.

[10/23/07 - 04:32 PM]
Monday Night Football: #1 Every Week Among All Networks in Prime Time Delivery of Men
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 22.

[10/23/07 - 01:35 PM]
TV Land Braves Mysterious Myths and Legends with Halloween Marathon on Sunday, October 28
The marathon, which begins at 7:00/6:00c, will feature over three hours of "Hollywood's most mystifying secrets and bizarre rumors."

[10/23/07 - 01:32 PM]
Flipping Out to Air on Saturdays on Cnbc
In addition to airing on Mondays at 9PM and 12AM ET, "Flipping Out" will air on Saturdays at 8PM and 11PM ET from November 3rd to December 8th.

[10/23/07 - 01:30 PM]
CMT Takes Big Rig Makeovers to a Whole New Level with New Series "Trick My Trucker" Premiering in November
"The Bachelor's" Bob Guiney hosts the series, which premieres Saturday, November 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/23/07 - 01:28 PM]
ABC Picks More 'Daisies,' Scripts Added to 'Carpoolers,' 'Moonlight'
Said news comes as the broadcast networks enter the last full week before the November sweeps period begins - a critical time for those series still awaiting word about their respective futures.

[10/23/07 - 12:03 PM]
'NBC Sunday Night Football,' 'Heroes' and 'Law & Order: Svu' Rank in the Week's Top 10 in Primetime's Key Demo of Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/07 - 12:01 PM]
How I Met Your Mother and "The Big Bang Theory" Post Big Week-To-Week Gains
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 22.

[10/23/07 - 12:00 PM]
A Week of Growth for a Dozen CBS Programs
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/07 - 11:55 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 15, 2007 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/07 - 11:54 AM]
The Years Top Artists Perform on "The 41st Annual Cma Awards"
Female Vocalist of the Year nominee Alison Krauss and Horizon Award nominees Jason Aldean and Kellie Picker have been added to the list of performers for the special.

[10/23/07 - 11:28 AM]
ABC News to Broadcast Live Special Edition of "20/20" on California Wildfires Tonight, Tuesday, October 23
The one-hour special will air tonight at 10:00/9:00c, replacing "Boston Legal."

[10/23/07 - 09:55 AM]
The CW's Sweeps Highlights
The netlet details its November 2007 offerings, which include MAJOR SPOILERS.

[10/23/07 - 09:51 AM]
NBC Is Going Green with a Week of Environmentally Conscious Programming to Kick Off November Sweeps
Guest stars for the week incldue Al Gore, Rachel Bilson, Tom Cavanagh, Meredith Vieira, David Schwimmer and Kermit the Frog.

[10/23/07 - 09:48 AM]
NBC Universal Cable Networks Join Together with a Full Slate of Programming and Public Affairs Efforts Tied to 'Green Is Universal' Initiative During November 4-10
Said eco-friendly programs and public affairs campaigns will be featured on Bravo, SCI FI, USA and Universal HD.

[10/22/07 - 01:48 PM]
CBS's Adult 18-49 Rating for the Second Week of the Season Improves More Than +9% Versus Live Plus Same Day Ratings, More Than Any Other Network
CBS spins the live plus seven day DVR playback numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/22/07 - 01:46 PM]
Five-Time Emmy Award-Winning "The Amazing Race" Returns for Its 12th Edition on Sunday, NoV. 4, 8:00-9:00 PM
The Eye confirms our previous report and gives additional details about the new season.

[10/22/07 - 01:27 PM]
Terry Pratchett's "Hogfather" Makes Its U.S. Television Debut
The mini-series will make its U.S. television debut during the RHI Movie Weekend on ION Television, Sunday, November 25 (7/6c).

[10/22/07 - 01:26 PM]
Dane Cook Is About to Make HistorY... Again! on Tuesday, November 13 Comedy Central Records(R) Releases Dane Cook "Rough Around the Edges - Live from Madison Square Garden"
"Rough Around the Edges" comes out on the heels of his two successful platinum-selling albums "Retaliation" and "Harmful if Swallowed."

[10/22/07 - 12:11 PM]
CBS Pulls the Trigger: 'Amazing Race' In, 'Viva' Out
The 12th season of the Emmy-award winning reality series is set to roll out on Sunday, November 4 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/22/07 - 11:04 AM]
Supermodels Niki Taylor and Tyson Beckford to Host Bravo's New Reality Competition Series "Make Me a Supermodel"
The series is scheduled to premiere in the first quarter of 2008.

[10/22/07 - 11:04 AM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, October 21, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 21.

[10/22/07 - 10:49 AM]
Sci Fi's 2nd Annual Ghost Hunters Live! 6-Hour Live Halloween-Night Investigation to Feature Unprecedented "Interactive Headquarters"
"Destination Truth's" Josh Gates will host this year's special, which will be shot live from the Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville, Kentucky.

[10/22/07 - 10:47 AM]
Myspace Launches Its First Co-Developed Original Web Series with "Roommates"
The first of 45 episodes goes live today on MySpaceTV with new episodes debuting each weekday at 1:00 pm PT/ 4:00 pm ET.

[10/19/07 - 10:00 PM]
Top 12 Bands Revealed on Tonight's Premiere of "The Next Great American Band"
Next week, the Top 12 bands will vie for America's vote as they perform before a live studio audience on Friday, Oct. 26 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).

[10/19/07 - 06:50 PM]
Development Update: Week of October 15-19
Updates include: Jorja Fox confirms her "CSI" exit, G4 renews its animated comedy "Code Monkeys," Benjamin Bratt to be A&E's "Cleaner" and Darren Star returns to HBO.

[10/19/07 - 03:15 PM]
FOX Axes 'Nashville,' Doubles Up on 'Lyrics'
"Nashville," which has been on the sidelines since September 21, had tentatively been set to return on November 9.

[10/19/07 - 03:02 PM]
Academy Award(R)-Nominated Actress Toni Collette Takes the Lead in Showtime's Comedy Pilot "The United States of Tara"
The pilot revolve around "an ordinary-seeming wife and mother of two teenage children (Collette), who also happens to suffer from dissociative identity (formerly multiple personality) disorder."

[10/19/07 - 01:27 PM]
Cartoon Network Cooking Up Something Funny in Chowder
Cartoon Network's latest original series premieres with a special one-hour episode on Friday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. (ET, PT) during Fried Dynamite, the network's new primetime programming franchise.

[10/19/07 - 01:25 PM]
Lmn (Lifetime Movie Network), the Hollywood Reporter, New York Women in Film & Television, William Morris Agency and Women in Film Los Angeles Announce First Ever Winners of the Lmn Student Filmmaker Competition
The first prize winner, Liliana Greenfield-Sanders of New York City, and the second prize winner, Jessica Marie Sutherland of Berea, Ohio, will have their films screened during a reception, honoring them and other women filmmakers, at the 2007 Hamptons International Film Festival.

[10/19/07 - 01:24 PM]
Hallmark Channel Scores with C3 Ratings Results Earning 95.7% Prime Time Hh Audience Retention for First Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the Live+3 commercial ratings for the week of September 24-30.

[10/19/07 - 01:22 PM]
Lawyer Moonlights as Criminal Mastermind
Robbie Coltrane stars in the BBC America original movie "The Planman," premiering Sunday, November 11, 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

[10/19/07 - 12:29 PM]
USA Network Gives a Series Order to Emmy Award-Winning "The Starter Wife"
Emmy Award-winner Debra Messing returns to star in THE STARTER WIFE and will serve as executive producer.

[10/19/07 - 11:46 AM]
CBS and "Csi" Continue to Rule Thursday
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 18.

[10/19/07 - 11:20 AM]
Betty White to Guest Star on ABC's "Ugly Betty"
The beloved television actress will play herself in the episode entitled "Bananas for Betty."

[10/19/07 - 11:19 AM]
James Blunt in Concert on "Control Room Presents" Mynetwork TV's Ongoing Music Series
"Being able to perform live with my band in such an intimate setting is such a great thrill," says Blunt.

[10/19/07 - 09:22 AM]
CBS Gives Freshman Comedy "The Big Bang Theory" and Drama "The Unit" Full Season Orders
THE BIG BANG THEORY becomes the first new comedy to receive a full season pickup.

[10/19/07 - 09:21 AM]
CBS to Broadcast the Finale of "Survivor: China" on a Special Night, Sunday, DeC. 16, 8:00-10:00 Pm, ET/PT
The finale will be immediately followed by SURVIVOR: CHINA REUNION, hosted by Jeff Probst live from Los Angeles (10:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT).

[10/18/07 - 07:03 PM]
'Theory,' 'Practice' Reach Full Seasons
In addition, returning CBS drama "The Unit" has also received a back-nine order.

[10/18/07 - 05:21 PM]
Janet Eliminated from "America's Next Top Model" on the Cw
The CW details the latest "America's Next Top Model" elimination.

[10/18/07 - 05:15 PM]
The CW's Wednesday Attracts Young Women with "Top Model" and "Gossip Girl"
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 17.

[10/18/07 - 04:26 PM]
Jon Stewart Extends Deal with Comedy Central(R) Keeping the Host of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" at the All-Comedy Network Through 2010
"I love doing this show. I feel like I work with and for the best in the business," said Stewart. "I look forward to using this extension to having great fun at President Colbert's expense."

[10/18/07 - 04:23 PM]
Celebrities Tackle the Challenge of Their Careersin the New CMT Series "Gone Country"
Bobby Brown, Carnie Wilson, Dee Snider, Diana DeGarmo, Julio Iglesias Jr., Maureen McCormick and Sisqo will all compete to become "the next big country superstar."

[10/18/07 - 12:11 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Launches ThedailyshoW.com the Ultimate Online Destination for the Emmy(R) and Peabody(R) Award-Winning Show
The new site features video clips from every episode dating back to 1999, the year Jon Stewart took over the reins of "The Daily Show," and will be expanded to include the show's entire video history, totaling well over 13,000 high-quality clips.

[10/18/07 - 12:10 PM]
Specially Produced Mobisodes of Tyler Perry's House of Payne Now Available on TBS's Very Funny Channel on Verizon V Cast Video Service
To date, 10 HOUSE OF PAYNE mobisodes have been created.

[10/18/07 - 12:08 PM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, October 17, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 17.

[10/18/07 - 10:47 AM]
CBS Posts Its Highest Rated Wednesday of the Season in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 17.

[10/18/07 - 09:01 AM]
Sci Fi Channel Greenlights New CBS Paramount Pilot Revolution from Writers/Executive Producers Ed Redlich and John Belucci and Executive Producer Simon West
The project is "the sweeping story of 'New America,' a distant colony on an Earth-like planet struggling for its independence from an increasingly hostile homeland."

[10/18/07 - 09:00 AM]
FOX Adds to the Menu with a Second Season Helping of "Kitchen Nightmares"
FOX confirms the series will return for a second season as well as its ratings growth over the past few weeks.

[10/18/07 - 08:58 AM]
24's Season Seven Clock Starts with Worldwide Sneak Peek at 24traileR.com and Live from Times Square Thursday, OcT. 25
The first promo for the new season is also scheduled to air during Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday, October 25 on FOX.

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[12/01/15 - 12:13 PM]
Hollywood's A-List Heads to Ovation TV for No-Holds-Barred Interview Show, "Los Angeles Times' The Envelope"
The series is hosted by Rebecca Keegan and Mark Olsen who sit down with the year's critically acclaimed directors and actors for an in-depth discussion of their awards-worthy films and the filmmaking process.

[12/01/15 - 12:10 PM]
truTV Expands Scripted Slate with Pre-Launch Renewal of "Those Who Can't," And Begins Development on Three New Scripted Projects
"Those Who Can't" centers on a trio of trouble-making high school teachers played by show creators and executive producers Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl and Ben Roy.

[12/01/15 - 11:46 AM]
"War & Peace" Reimagined for a New Generation Premieres on Lifetime, A&E and History January 18
The epic features an award-winning cast including Paul Dano, Lily James, James Norton, Jim Broadbent, Gillian Anderson and others.

[12/01/15 - 10:49 AM]
TV One Celebrates Eddie Murphy in PBS' "18th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor" Special This Friday, December 4 at 8 P.M. ET
Originally broadcast on PBS stations nationwide, the special taped at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and features star-studded appearances by leading entertainers and comedians.

[12/01/15 - 10:13 AM]
Video: Starz Releases First Look at "Outlander" Season Two
The Season Two teaser is the first release for Starz' 25 Days of #OutlanderOfferings.

[12/01/15 - 10:07 AM]
"Behind the Magic: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" to Air on ABC, Sunday, December 13
Ginnifer Goodwin narrates the one-hour special, which explores the moment where folklore met filmmaking.

[12/01/15 - 09:46 AM]
An All-New "The Biggest Loser" Returns January 4 with a New Host, Theme, Logo, Gym and Format and Eight Compelling Contestant Teams of Two
Dolvett Quince and Jen Widerstrom return to train eight contestant teams of two, all with compelling stories.

[12/01/15 - 08:35 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "The Voice," "Superstore"
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49 by wide margins.

[12/01/15 - 08:06 AM]
Video: Netflix Presents "A Very Murray Christmas"
In just 4 days, Bill Murray and his celebrity friends will bring joy and laughter to people all around the world with the Netflix original holiday special.

[12/01/15 - 07:41 AM]
"Bolshoi Babylon," An Unprecedented Inside Look at the Famed Russian Ballet Company in the Wake of Scandal, Debuts Dec. 21 on HBO
The film was previously slated to debut the week prior on Monday, December 14.

[12/01/15 - 07:35 AM]
Nickelodeon Presents Series Finale of Landmark "Nick News with Linda Ellerbee," Commemorating 25 Years on Air, Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 8PM (ET/PT)
Ellerbee, who has announced her retirement, will highlight some of Nick News' most poignant episodes and discussions, while presenting the story and philosophy behind the award-winning series.

[12/01/15 - 07:30 AM]
Juanes, Seth MacFarlane and Trisha Yearwood Added to Lineup for "Sinatra 100 - An All-Star Grammy Concert," Sunday, Dec. 6 on CBS
They join previously announced performers Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, Zac Brown, Harry Connick, Jr., Celine Dion, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Adam Levine, Carrie Underwood and Usher.

[12/01/15 - 07:03 AM]
Luke Bryan, Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth, and Demi Lovato to Perform in Times Square During "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2016"
They join previously announced performers One Direction, who will headline the Billboard Hollywood Party in Los Angeles.

[12/01/15 - 06:51 AM]
Video: MTV Reveals Stunning Opening Title Sequence for "The Shannara Chronicles"
The show open features powerful and stunning visuals of the post-apocalyptic world of "Shannara," harmonized with artist Ruelle's haunting hit song, "Until We Go Down."

[12/01/15 - 06:07 AM]
Bravo Media Announces "The Lookbook," A New Premier Digital Shopping Experience
Hosted on Bravotv.com, the online platform kicks off tied to the sophomore season of Bravo's scripted series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce."