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[01/04/08 - 06:05 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 31-January 4
Updates include: the "Law & Order" franchise is set to cross the pond while TNT's "Truth in Advertising" adds some cast members.

[01/04/08 - 04:37 PM]
MTV Adds 'Gauntlet Iii,' Bravo Slates 'Top Chef 4'
Plus: MTV's "Real World" returns for its landmark 20th season on May 21 and Bravo opens "Real Housewives of NYC" on March 4.

[01/04/08 - 04:08 PM]
FOX Books Remaining 'House' Installments
FOX will close the books on "House's" three remaining episodes over an eight-day period, press materials from the network confirmed today.

[01/04/08 - 04:07 PM]
Sci Fi Channel's New Tech Blog 'Dvice' Tops 1 Million Unique Visits in Its Very First Month
During their visits, thousand of readers cast their votes in DVICE's Best Gadget of 2007 sweepstakes and have crowned the Nintendo Wii the top tech toy of last year.

[01/04/08 - 04:06 PM]
Sci Fi Channel Ranks #6 for 2007 and Is #4 for 4q - Highest Quarterly Ranking Ever!
Sci Fi spins the numbers for 2007.

[01/04/08 - 01:24 PM]
Debmar-Mercury Clears Hasbro's Trivial Pursuit: America Plays in Over 55% of the Country for Fall '08 Season
The series is cleared on FOX affiliates in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

[01/04/08 - 01:03 PM]
CW Plans Midseason Makeover
The CW has announced its post-strike schedule, which as expected includes new seasons of "Pussycat Dolls Present," "Beauty and the Geek" and "America's Next Top Model."

[01/04/08 - 01:02 PM]
CBS Announces 20 Castaways for "Survivor: Micronesia -- Fans VS. Favorites"
In a SURVIVOR first, 10 ultra-fans of the series will take on 10 former castaways to compete as FANS vs. FAVORITES.

[01/04/08 - 01:01 PM]
'The Celebrity Apprentice' Is Thursday's #1 Show in 18-49 and the #1 Primetime Entertainment Telecast of the Week to Date
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 3.

[01/03/08 - 03:58 PM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, January 2, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numberes for Wednesday, January 2.

[01/03/08 - 03:41 PM]
FOX Addendum: New 'Bones' Set for Mondays
"Bones" fans will finally see new episodes of the series... in April.

[01/03/08 - 03:39 PM]
Lifetime Television Claims Top Spot Among W18+ in December Prime While Recording Fourth Consecutive Month of W18-34 Prime Ratings Growth
Lifetime spins the numbers for the month of December.

[01/03/08 - 03:37 PM]
GSN Brings Back the Classics to Late Night
The John Daly hosted "What's My Line?" and "I've Got A Secret" with Garry Moore both join GSN's lineup tonight.

[01/03/08 - 02:16 PM]
ABC and Harpo Productions Announce Host and Judges for "Oprah's Big Give," a New Dramatic and Emotional Primetime Series
Nate Berkus will host the series, while its judging panel will include Jamie Oliver, Tony Gonzalez and Malaak Compton-Rock.

[01/03/08 - 02:15 PM]
Inside Edition Marks 20th Season with Week-Long Celebration
The show will mark its milestone anniversary with a week long celebration highlighting its past two decades on the air during the week of January 7th - January 11th.

[01/03/08 - 02:13 PM]
CBS Unwraps a Christmas Week Win in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 24-30.

[01/03/08 - 02:12 PM]
The Recording Academy(R) + CBS Interactive + Youtube + Foo Fighters = "My Grammy(R) Moment" 2008
As part of a five-and-a-half-week event, which begins today, The Academy will work with CBS Interactive and YouTube to conduct a nationwide search with musicians uploading user-generated performance videos.

[01/03/08 - 02:09 PM]
NBC Is #1 in Primetime in 18-49 for the Second Week in a Row, Winning the Week of DeC. 24-30
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 24-30.

[01/03/08 - 09:27 AM]
FOX Previews Premiere Episode of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" Online Beginning 9:00 PM Pt/Midnight ET on Friday, January 4
The premiere will also feature an exclusive introduction by Lena Headey (Sarah Connor).

[01/03/08 - 09:25 AM]
Bravo Reveals the 14 Finalists on "Make Me a Supermodel," Premiering on Thursday, January 10 at 10 PM ET/PT
In a first for the network, the 14 finalists will compete every week and in a public vote, America will decide which models will remain to vie for the $100,000 prize and a modeling contract with New York Model Management.

[01/03/08 - 09:24 AM]
Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Boxer? a Rapper? a Figure Skater? a Ballroom Dancer? a Ballerina, Or a Soap Star?
New episodes of MTV's "Made" will air on January 7th at 10pm (ET/PT) and January 12th at 11am-4pm (ET/PT).

[01/02/08 - 05:09 PM]
CBS Programming Advisory for Sunday, January 6
All of the Eye's programming on said date will be postponed by a half-hour to accommodate the NFL's Wildcard Weekend.

[01/02/08 - 05:08 PM]
BET News Sits Down with 2008 Presidential Hopefuls for a Series of Specials Entitled 'What's in It for Us?' Premiering Tuesday, January 8 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Senators Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham will be the focus of the initial two specials.

[01/02/08 - 05:06 PM]
Lifetime Television Launches Largest Reality Series Marketing Campaign in Network History to Support 'How to Look Good Naked,' Hosted by Carson Kressley, Premiering Friday, January 4 at 9pm (ET/PT)
The multi-platform initiatives feature an extensive guerilla marketing campaign highlighted by the "March of the Robes."

[01/02/08 - 03:04 PM]
All New Programs for February
A new season of "Top Gear" and the premiere of "That Mitchell & Webb Look" are among BBC America's offerings next month.

[01/02/08 - 02:38 PM]
FOX Announces Revised Midseason Premieres
Among the changes: new premiere dates and time periods for "New Amsterdam" and "Canterbury's Law" while "The Return of Jezebel James" gets a post-"Idol" showcase.

[01/02/08 - 12:37 PM]
MTV Orders Another Round of Tequila
The network is scheduled to air 10 new episodes beginning this spring.

[01/02/08 - 12:34 PM]
'The Biggest Loser 5' Premiere Delivers the Heftiest Ratings Ever for a 'Biggest Loser' Debut
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 1.

[01/02/08 - 12:33 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, December 31, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, December 31.

[01/02/08 - 12:32 PM]
ABC News to Provide Live Coverage of New Hampshire Primaries on Tuesday, January 8
Charles Gibson will anchor special reports throughout the evening in primetime after the polls have closed on Tuesday January, 8.

[01/02/08 - 10:32 AM]
Oxygen Scores Best Year Ever with Year-To-Year Gains Across the Board
Oxygen spins the numbers for 2007.

[01/02/08 - 10:31 AM]
America Votes for Surprise 16th Pageant Finalist in TLC's 'Miss America: America's Choice'
The contestant with the most votes, who is not already included as a top 15 finalist, will be chosen as "America's Choice," and revealed at the MISS AMERICA LIVE! finale.

[01/02/08 - 10:30 AM]
Snf Powers NBC to Another Sunday Night Win
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 30.

[01/01/08 - 11:45 PM]
The Futon's First Look - "Gossip Girl: Woman on the Verge/Much 'I Do' About Nothing" (The CW)

[12/28/07 - 06:02 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 24-28
Updates include: loads of casting news, from A&E's "The Cleaner" to Spike TV's "S.I.S." to ABC Family's "Roomies."

[12/28/07 - 03:28 PM]
Oceanic Airlines Announces Its Return to the Airways "Taking You Places You Never Imagined"
"Lost's" fictional airline will resume service to nine markets beginning December 31.

[12/27/07 - 05:13 PM]
Monday Night Football: Most-Watched Series on Cable
ESPN spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/27/07 - 04:55 PM]
It's a Holly Jolly Holiday Week for CBS
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 17-23.

[12/27/07 - 04:50 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of December 17, 2007 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 17-23.

[12/27/07 - 12:47 PM]
Sixteen Candles Light the Night as Two New Episodes of MTV's My Super Sweet 16 Premiere on January 1st at 10pm ET/PT and 10:30pm ET/PT
On January 1st, two back to back episodes will feature two teens "who will bring glitz and glamour to their towns."

[12/27/07 - 12:46 PM]
Driven by Music, MTV.com, VH1.com and CMT.com Deliver 1.2 Billion Video Streams in 2007
Music videos accounted for nearly half of the streams, as viewers sought out their favorite artists and discovered new ones from a cross-section of genres, including pop and hip hop, country and rock.

[12/27/07 - 12:43 PM]
NBC Is #1 in Primetime in 18-49 for the Week of DeC. 17-23, as 'Sunday Night Football' and 'Biggest Loser' Rank #1 and #2
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 17-23.

[12/26/07 - 08:24 PM]
NBC and CBS to Simulcast NFL Network Telecast of Patriots-Giants Game
This will be the first three-network simulcast in NFL history and the first simulcast of any kind of an NFL game since Super Bowl I in 1967.

[12/26/07 - 08:21 PM]
Journey to the Center of the Earth, New Adaptation of Jules Verne Classic, Makes Its Network Television Debut
The original movie, starring Ricky Schroder and Peter Fonda, will premiere on Sunday, January 27 on ION.

[12/26/07 - 08:18 PM]
What Does 815 Mean to You?
Catch up on all three previous seasons of ABC's hit series "Lost" before its return on January 31 (9:00 p.m. ET) with a special 8-minute, 15-second trailer, "Lost In 8:15."

[12/26/07 - 08:17 PM]
Ashlee Register Is Final Winner with Amazing $1.795 Million on "Duel"
Register won on one question in final game -- "Which of these weighs more: A. A gallon of water; B. A gallon of crude oil; C. A gallon of vegetable oil; D. They all weigh the same" (answer = A).

[12/23/07 - 01:22 PM]
Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Ll Cool J and Justin Timberlake Star in "Edison Force," Premiering Sunday, December 23 at 9 PM on Spike TV
Dylan McDermott, John Heard, Cary Elwes, Damien Dante Wayans, Piper Perabo and Roselyn Sanchez also star in the film.

[12/21/07 - 11:23 PM]
20/20 Announces January Programming
The Alphabet details its offerings from the veteran newsmagazine next month.

[12/21/07 - 10:00 PM]
The Clark Brothers Are Crowned "The Next Great American Band" and Win Contract with 19 Recordings
FOX details the final "The Next Great American Band" elimination.

[12/21/07 - 06:31 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 17-21
Updates include: AMC expands its development slate, MTV kills "Kaya" and FOX orders "Saint of Circumstance."







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[05/29/20 - 03:00 PM]
Apple Unveils First Look at New Original Comedy Series "Ted Lasso," Starring Jason Sudeikis
In the series, due on August 14, Sudeikis plays a small-time college football coach from Kansas hired to coach a professional soccer team in England, despite having no experience coaching soccer.

[05/29/20 - 12:31 PM]
Max Audiences Fall in Love with "Love Life" - HBO Max Accelerates Episode Release Schedule in Response to Strong Viewership
Next Thursday, June 4, episodes 4, 5 and 6 will be available to binge on HBO Max, and on Thursday, June 11, the final four episodes of the first season will be added.

[05/29/20 - 11:05 AM]
Disney+ Original "Diary of a Future President" Returns for a Second Season
The series has received a 10-episode order and will stream exclusively on Disney+.

[05/29/20 - 09:32 AM]
HBO Max Acquires Exclusive Streaming Rights to Hit Comedy "Young Sheldon" in Deal with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution
"In order for Sheldon Cooper to visit his younger self, he would need to manipulate spacetime. All you actually need is HBO Max," said Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro.

[05/29/20 - 08:10 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Stays on Top with "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"
The Alphabet once again wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/29/20 - 07:01 AM]
BYUtv Premieres Free Fun-Filled Scripted Shows for Entire Family this Summer
Highlights include the exclusive U.S. airing of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's action-adventure series "Itch."

[05/29/20 - 03:14 AM]
Video: "Curon" - Official Trailer - Netflix
17 years after the tragic events that forced her to leave Curon, a woman returns home with her twin children.

[05/29/20 - 01:09 AM]
Netflix Announcing the Cast of Icelandic Series "Katla" by Acclaimed Director Baltasar Kormakur
One year after the outbreak of a violent eruption of the subglacial volcano Katla, the peace and tranquility in the small town of Vík has been dramatically disturbed with the eruption still active.

[05/28/20 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 28
Updates include: Elizabeth Klaviter to run "Clarice" at CBS; YouTube's "Cobra Kai" expected to get a new home; and TV series based on feature "Upgrade" in the works from Blumhouse Television.

[05/28/20 - 04:06 PM]
Season 2 of "Dishmantled" Is Coming Soon to Quibi
The Tituss Burgess-hosted series will be back on the streaming service.

[05/28/20 - 04:04 PM]
Video: "Japan Sinks: 2020" - Official Trailer - Netflix
From director Masaaki Yuasa, the project marks the first anime adaptation of the bestselling science fiction novel by Sakyo Komatsu.

[05/28/20 - 02:36 PM]
HBO Max Greenlights "Homeschool Musical: Class of 2020"
Said event is inspired by Laura Benanti's online movement #SunshineSongs, in which she offered to be an audience for the students around the country whose spring musicals were cancelled because of COVID-19.

[05/28/20 - 01:52 PM]
National Geographic Celebrates Three-Year Anniversary of Alex Honnold's Historic Ascent of El Capitan with a "Jared Leto Cinema Club" Virtual Viewing Party of "Free Solo" on Wednesday, June 3, at Noon PT
Leto will also be releasing a "Free Solo"-inspired T-shirt with 100% of the profits being donated to two organizations - the Honnold Foundation and Partners in Health.

[05/28/20 - 12:20 PM]
Apple Orders "Hedy Lamarr," Starring and Executive Produced by Gal Gadot
The project, written and executive produced by Golden Globe Award winner Sarah Treem, was previously set up at Showtime.

[05/28/20 - 11:24 AM]
Oxygen's "Snapped" to Unravel the Infamous Case of Betty Broderick Premiering Wednesday, July 15, at 8PM ET/PT
Convicted of murdering her ex-husband, Dan Broderick and his new wife, Linda Broderick on November 5, 1989, "Snapped" investigates the tale of a woman scorned, a shattered family, and a violent double-murder. For a sneak peek,