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[12/05/07 - 07:53 PM]
Sci Fi's 'Tin Man' Makes Ratings History
Sci Fi spins the numbers for December 2-4.

[12/05/07 - 07:51 PM]
Duel, a New Tournament-Style Game Show Based on Smarts, Skill and Strategy, to Air December 17-23 on Abc
The Alphabet reveals the 24 contestants set to compete on the new game show.

[12/05/07 - 05:53 PM]
Hallmark Channel Continues to Celebrate Families and the Holidays with Seventh Annual Sponsorship of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular(R) in Nyc
This is the seventh consecutive year that the network has sponsored the beloved holiday show and marks the channel's continuous support of family celebrations and the joyous holiday season.

[12/05/07 - 05:52 PM]
And the Winner IS... Crystal Aikin Is Crowned BET's "Sunday Best"
BET details the winner of the first season of "Sunday Best."

[12/05/07 - 03:03 PM]
Four-Time Grammy Award Winning Rock Band, Foo Fighters, to Perform at Spike TV's 2007 "Video Game Awards" in Special Performance for All-New "Rock Band" Video Game
Hosted by Samuel L. Jackson, the "Video Game Awards" tapes at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas Friday, December 7.

[12/05/07 - 03:02 PM]
Patriots-Ravens on Monday Night Football: Cable's Biggest Audience Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, December 3.

[12/05/07 - 03:01 PM]
Rudolph with His Nose So Bright, Soared Among Key Demos Last Night
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 4.

[12/05/07 - 11:46 AM]
TLC Gives Miss America a Makeover in Original Reality Program Miss America: Reality Check
"Ugly Betty's" Michael Urie hosts the series, which premieres Friday, January 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/05/07 - 11:45 AM]
Performances Are Announced for "Movies Rock," a New Entertainment Special Celebrating the Powerful Relationship Between Music and Film, Friday, DeC. 7 on the CBS Television Network
Among the performances: Beyoncé singing "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" from the movie "The Wizard of Oz" plus Carrie Underwood singing "The Sound of Music" from the movie "The Sound of Music."

[12/05/07 - 09:38 AM]
Snl "Best Of" Compilations to Air in Primetime on Saturdays
The offerings include "The Best of Will Ferrell" (Dec. 8), "The Best of Chris Farley" (Dec. 15), "The Best of 2006-07" (Dec. 22) and "SNL Goes Commercial" (Dec. 29).

[12/05/07 - 09:36 AM]
The Futon's First Look - "Life: Fill It Up" (NBC)

[12/04/07 - 05:51 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Little House on the Prairie" Has Identical Median Age as "Dancing with the Stars," TV's Top-Rated Show Season-To-Date
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/04/07 - 05:50 PM]
Hallmark Channel Ranks #5 in Prime Time for Week of November 26 - the Network's Highest Week Ever
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 26-December 2.

[12/04/07 - 01:46 PM]
Kelly Preston ('Jerry Mcguire') to Star in the Lifetime Original Movie 'The Tenth Circle,' Based on the New York Times Best-Selling Novel by Jodi Picoult
The movie, due in 2008, is "a powerful account of an American family and a story that probes the unbreakable bond between parent and child."

[12/04/07 - 01:41 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of November 26, 2007 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 26-December 2.

[12/04/07 - 01:40 PM]
Music Sensation Fergie to Host and Perform at the Hollywood Party Segments of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2008"
The Hollywood party will also feature performances by Akon, Natasha Bedingfield, Sean Kingston, OneRepublic, Plain White T's, Taylor Swift and will.i.am.

[12/04/07 - 01:38 PM]
Two and a Half Men Hits Season High Ratings in Viewers, Matches Best Adult 18-49 Rating and Tops "Samantha Who" in First Head-To-Head First Run Matchup
CBS spins the numbers for the week of November 26-December 2.

[12/04/07 - 01:34 PM]
Strong Ratings from 'Heroes' and 'Sunday Night Football' Lead NBC's Week of NoV. 26-DeC. 2
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 26-December 2.

[12/04/07 - 12:42 PM]
We TV Renews Original Series Hair Trauma for Season Two
Also on tap: "Hair Drama," an exclusive online series, complementing the network's content, featuring hairstylist to the stars, Ellin LaVar, who owns a family run hair salon in New York City.

[12/04/07 - 10:14 AM]
Paradise Hotel 2 Sizzles This Winter on MyNetworkTV and FOX Reality Channel
Amanda Byram will also return to host the series, which premieres Monday, February 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/04/07 - 09:08 AM]
The 39th Naacp Image Awards to Air Live Thursday, February 14, 2008, on Fox
Nominations for the annual award show will be announced Tuesday, January 8 from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

[12/04/07 - 09:06 AM]
William Sledd to Star in Bravo Reality Pilot "Hey Bitches"
Sledd currently appears on Bravo's OUTzoneTV.com's web series "Ask a Gay Man," where "Hey Bitches!" is his signature greeting.

[12/03/07 - 06:25 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 3-7
Updates include: Thom Beers, Gail Berman and Lloyd Braun ink three-series/30-episode deal with NBC, the Wayans brothers land a comedy at VH1 and Connie Nielsen to topline A&E's "Danny Fricke."

[12/03/07 - 05:49 PM]
Online Talent Search, Big Shot, Cleared in 60% of the Country
CBS Television Distribution (CTD) has cleared "Big Shot" on local broadcast affiliates' web sites representing more than 60% of the country.

[12/03/07 - 05:41 PM]
IFC Expands Original Programming Slate with the Whitest Kids U' Know
Season two of "The Whitest Kids U' Know" will premiere on Sunday, February 10 from 11-11:30pm ET/PT.

[12/03/07 - 04:44 PM]
VH1's 'The Critics' Choice: Best Movies of 2007' Takes an Inside Look at the Year's Most Significant Performances in Film
The round table discussion, featuring Sam Rubin, Pete Hammond, Jeanne Wolf, Carrie Keagan and Mark S. Allen, will premiere on Saturday, December 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/03/07 - 04:42 PM]
Bravo Partners with Four Leading Digital Cable Operators Bringing Interactive Ad-Supported Voting and Polling to 'Project Runway'
The interactive overlays during "Project Runway," sponsored exclusively by Brother International Corporation, provide a measurable in-program opportunity for the advertiser.

[12/03/07 - 04:41 PM]
Sci Fi's 'Tin Man' Miniseries #1 Telecast in Channel's History
Sci Fi spins the numbers for Sunday, December 2.

[12/03/07 - 04:40 PM]
Promax/Bda, the CW and Blink Launch 2nd Annual College Promo Competition: Making the Cut 2008
This time, students will have the opportunity to submit entries for The CW's "Supernatural," "Gossip Girl" and "Smallville."

[12/03/07 - 03:07 PM]
Game Shows, Popular Reality Series, News Magazines, the Season Premieres of Two Returning Scripted Programs, and the Debut of a New Comedy Join CBS's Primetime Schedule in January and February
Ushering in the New Year is the game show POWER OF 10, reality favorites BIG BROTHER and SURVIVOR, the return of THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE and JERICHO, the series premiere of the comedy THE CAPTAIN and original episodes of 48 HOURS MYSTERY.

[12/03/07 - 02:16 PM]
'Law & Order' and 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent' Return to NBC Lineup on Wednesdays in Early January
"Law & Order" resumes with a two-hour season premiere event on Wednesday, January 2 (9-11 p.m. ET), and will continue on Wednesdays starting January 9 (10-11 p.m. ET).

[12/03/07 - 12:49 PM]
VH1's 'Best Year Ever' and 'What Perez Sez: About 2007' Join the Network's Line Up for the Ultimate End-Of-Year Pop Culture Celebration
Also due this month: the season finales of "I Love New York," "America's Most Smartest Model" and "The Shot."

[12/03/07 - 12:47 PM]
GSN Spreads Season's Greetings and Yuletide Cheer with Christmas-Themed Marathon Programming
The stunt includes marathons of "Family Feud" and "Card Sharks."

[12/03/07 - 12:46 PM]
America Will Determine Who Will Be Crowned 'Sunday Best' During the Live Season Finale of BET's Hit Series Tuesday, December 4 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
The live finale will feature performances by platinum-selling gospel songstress Yolanda Adams and series' host, Kirk Franklin.

[12/03/07 - 12:46 PM]
The "43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards," Country Music's Party of the Year, Will Be Broadcast Sunday, May 18 on the CBS Television Network
This is the first year the special will take place on a Sunday, the third year it will be held at the MGM Grand and the sixth year the show will be held in Las Vegas.

[12/03/07 - 12:44 PM]
CBS Relaunches Online Store at CbsstorE.com Just in Time for the Holidays
The redesigned online store features official fan gear and products - including DVDs, apparel, books, toys and games.

[12/03/07 - 11:28 AM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, December 2, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 2.

[12/03/07 - 10:43 AM]
FOX Reality Channel Celebrates the Top 25 Hottest Women of Reality TV
"Road Rules" alum Mark Long hosts the special, which airs Saturday, December 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/03/07 - 10:42 AM]
Top Ten Most Amazing Transformation Moments in NBC's 'Biggest Loser' History Featured in Special Episode on Tuesday, December 4 (8-10 P.M. Et) That Also Finds the Last Six Contestants Going Back to Work - at a Pizzeria!
NBC details this week's episode of "The Biggest Loser."

[12/01/07 - 01:59 PM]
ABC Family, Amc, Sci Fi & USA All Book January Premieres
Among the offerings: ABC Family's "Wildfire," AMC's "Breaking Bad," USA's "Monk" and Sci Fi's "Guinea Pig."

[11/30/07 - 10:00 PM]
Très Bien! Is Eliminated from "The Next Great American Band" Competition
FOX details the latest "The Next Great American Band" elimination.

[11/30/07 - 06:20 PM]
Development Update: Week of November 26-30
Updates include: Elizabeth Berkley lines up gigs at CBS and Bravo, Alex Graves to helm FOX's "Fringe" and the usual mix of casting news.

[11/30/07 - 05:41 PM]
NBC Promotes Doug Vaughan to Senior Vice President, Special Programs and Alternative Development, NBC Entertainment While Meredith Ahr Advances to Vice President, Alternative Programming, Development and Specials, NBC Entertainment
The announcements were made today by Craig Plestis, Executive Vice President, Alternative Programming, Development and Specials, NBC Entertainment, to whom both report.

[11/30/07 - 05:40 PM]
Hallmark Channel Delivers Best November Ever Ranking #6 in Prime Time
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the month of November.

[11/30/07 - 02:38 PM]
In Its 15th Season, "Survivor" Continues Its Time Period Dominance
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, November 29.

[11/30/07 - 01:11 PM]
HBO's 'Def Jam,' 'Maher' to Join 'The Wire,' 'In Treatment' in January
"The Wire" will kick off its fifth - and final - season on Sunday, January 6 at 9:00/8:00c followed by the return of "Jam" that same night at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/30/07 - 12:06 PM]
The "ABC World Premiere Movie Event: A Raisin in the Sun" Has Just Been Selected to Be Screened at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2008
In addition, ABC.com will offer a first look of the trailer of the already acclaimed three-hour film, beginning today.

[11/30/07 - 12:05 PM]
The CW's "Top Model" and Freshman Hit "Gossip Girl" Shine on Final Night of NoV. Sweep
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 28.

[11/30/07 - 11:55 AM]
NBC Announces Exciting Line-Up of Reality Series Premieres in January as New 'American Gladiators' Debuts Along with Brand New Season of 'The Biggest Loser' and Return of Popular Game Show '1 Vs 100'
These series join the previously announced premiere of "The Celebrity Apprentice" on January 3 (9-10 p.m. ET).

[11/29/07 - 06:17 PM]
NBC to Wrap 'Journeyman,' Revive 'Bee' in December
"Bee" will rejoin the network's lineup with full hours on Friday, December 21 and Friday, December 28 at 8:00/7:00c.







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[07/28/16 - 12:43 PM]
TLC's "Playhouse Masters" Climbs Into Imaginative Spaces
Tyson and Audy Leavitt create the most elaborate, over-the-top playhouses out of their family-run shop called "Charmed Playhouses."

[07/28/16 - 11:24 AM]
#Squadgoals Takes on New Meaning in an All New Season of Velocity's "Garage Squad"
The all new season starring National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) driver Bruno Massel, lead mechanic Joe Zolper, and co-host Heather Storm premieres Wednesday, August 24.

[07/28/16 - 11:18 AM]
TBS Greenlights Digital Animated Series "Storyville" and Begins Development on Notorious B.I.G.-Inspired Series
Musicians, actors, comedians, writers and artists will tell true life stories which will be animated in rich detail, exposing the sheer absurdity of celebrity life in all of its glory.

[07/28/16 - 10:26 AM]
Esquire Network Greenlights New Seasons of Hit Documentary Franchise "Friday Night Tykes" and Spin-Off "Friday Night Tykes: Steel Country"
A combination of fan-favorite teams are set to return, with all-new teams presenting an authentic look at the cultural phenomenon that is American football.

[07/28/16 - 10:03 AM]
PBS to Present "Spotlight Education," A Special Week of Programming Featuring Reports About America's Students and New Models of Learning, September 12-17
The stunt features eleven films and documentaries on local PBS stations September 12-17.

[07/28/16 - 10:02 AM]
PBS and American Experience Announce "The Great War" to Premiere April 2017
The six-hour, three-night event, will premiere in April 2017 in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of America's entry into the war on April 6, 1917.

[07/28/16 - 10:01 AM]
Frontline on PBS Presents "Divided States of America," A Look at the Polarized Nation the Next President Will Inherit
The four-hour, two-night documentary miniseries looks back at events during the Obama presidency that have revealed deep divisions in our country, and examines the America the next president will inherit.

[07/28/16 - 10:00 AM]
Lin-Manuel Miranda - Tony, Grammy, and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Creator of Broadway Smash Hit Hamilton - Hosts Sixth Annual PBS Arts Fall Festival
"Hamilton's America" gives viewers a look at Miranda and his colleagues' creative process during the three years leading up to the Broadway opening of the record-breaking musical winner of 11 Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize.

[07/28/16 - 10:00 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Taps Charles Dance to Narrate Epic Global Miniseres Event "Savage Kingdom"
The project is a rare look at warring animal clans battling for survival in a remote region of Africa that is drying up after years of flood-soaked abundance.

[07/28/16 - 10:00 AM]
Disney XD Picks Up Second Season of Its Innovative Hidden-Camera Prank Series "Walk the Prank"
The series has reached 35.4 million viewers including 13.2 million Kids 6-14 and 6.3 million Boys 6-14 on Disney XD and Disney Channel.

[07/28/16 - 09:56 AM]
El Rey Network's Original Wrestling Series "Lucha Underground" Returns for Season 3 on Wednesday, September 7 at 8PM ET
Masked heroes and villains will continue to battle it out for wrestling supremacy in the hour-long weekly series, giving fans a ringside seat to the blood-pumping, chant-starting lucha libre drama and excitement.

[07/28/16 - 09:16 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Seal Another Victory
The Peacock once again is the evening's most-watched network in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/28/16 - 09:05 AM]
FYI(TM) Greenlights New Original Series "Kiss Bang Love"
In "Kiss Bang Love," singles searching for love will participate in a new social experiment to find their match based on blindfolded kissing.

[07/28/16 - 09:04 AM]
Make a Date with Adult Swim's New Drive-In Tour - 10 Cities Host Nights of Fun and Freebies!
Each stop of the five-week, 10-city national tour, brings an ultimate exclusive sneak peek at unaired episodes, never-before-seen pilots and specials, and loads of other Adult Swim favorites.

[07/28/16 - 08:52 AM]
HBO Renews "Ballers" for Third Season
"Dwayne Johnson, Stephen Levinson, Mark Wahlberg and the rest of the 'Ballers' team have once again delivered a winner for our viewers," said Casey Bloys.