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[02/13/08 - 05:02 PM]
BBC America Launches Flagship Weekly News Program Newsnight
The program, airing at Fridays 10:00/9:00c starting February 29, compliments "BBC World News America," the channel's nightly U.S.-facing news hour, launched in October 2007.

[02/13/08 - 04:01 PM]
Happy Couple Eric Stein and Jessica Hughbanks from "Big Brother 8" Return to Host the Head of Household Competition Tonight on "Big Brother: 'Til Death Do You Part" on the CBS Television Network
Said episode airs tonight from 8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT.

[02/13/08 - 03:04 PM]
'Truth,' 'Women Rule' FOX's Summer Plans
Also on tap: new seasons of "So You Think You Can Dance" and "Hell's Kitchen."

[02/13/08 - 03:00 PM]
USA Network's New Original Series in Plain Sight Comes Into View on Thursday, April 24
Shot on location in and around Albuquerque, NM, IN PLAIN SIGHT will premiere with a 90-minute episode followed by eleven one-hour episodes.

[02/13/08 - 01:44 PM]
NBC Announces Broadcast Return of Several Scripted Series with Original Episodes in April
"My Name Is Earl" will be the first to return with a special one-hour installment on Thursday, April 3.

[02/13/08 - 01:42 PM]
NBC Renews Drama Series 'Chuck, 'Life' and 'Heroes' for 2008-09 Season
All three series will have major re-launch campaigns next year.

[02/13/08 - 12:47 PM]
Weeds and Secret Diary of a Call Girl Set for Showtime's Monday Comedy Block on June 16th
With 13 new episodes ordered, WEEDS begins production in April 2008.

[02/13/08 - 11:46 AM]
Bravo Reveals the 12 Dancers Set to Compete on "Step It Up & Dance," Premiering on Thursday, April 3 at 10 PM ET/PT
Elizabeth Berkley will host the series and Emmy Award nominee and Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell will mentor the dancers.

[02/13/08 - 11:16 AM]
TNT Gives Greenlight to Action-Packed Drama Series Leverage
Plus: the third installment of the Librarian franchise, "Curse of the Judas Chalice," which will begin shooting this spring in New Orleans.

[02/13/08 - 11:14 AM]
Doctor Who's Freema Agyeman and Ugly Betty's Alan Dale Guest Star on BBC America's Hit Sci-Fi Series, Torchwood
Plus: James Marsters is also set to return while Richard Briers, Ruth Jones and Nerys Hughes will make guest appearances.

[02/13/08 - 11:11 AM]
Spike TV Television Highlights - March 2008
Among the highlights: the return of "Disorderly Conduct: Video on Patrol" and the original movie "Crash & Burn."

[02/13/08 - 09:40 AM]
CBS Announces Return of Original Episodes of Comedy and Drama Series
All but THE UNIT, CANE and SHARK are set to return in the next two months.

[02/12/08 - 04:37 PM]
A&E Greenlights Original Scripted Drama Series Cleaner Starring Benjamin Bratt Series to Become Network's First Scripted Drama in More Than Six Years
The series is moving into production shortly and is tentatively slated to premiere this summer.

[02/12/08 - 04:00 PM]
The Ultimate Coyote Ugly Search Returns with an All New Season Premiering March 7 on Cmt
New for this season, the selected contestants will "meet in Denver, Col. where they live together and compete against one another through eight episodes of physical and mental challenges."

[02/12/08 - 01:44 PM]
'Battlestar' Is Back
The series will return for its fourth season on Friday, March 28 at 10pm ET/PT with two back-to-back half-hour specials.

[02/12/08 - 01:37 PM]
Networks Plot Post-Strike Plans: 36 (And Counting) to Resume Production
With the strike on track to be lifted tomorrow, the broadcast networks are hard at work reconciling their plans for the rest of the 2007-08 season and beyond.

[02/12/08 - 01:00 PM]
Survivor: Micronesia-Fans VS. Faves and "The 50th Annual Grammy Awards" Boost Cbs
CBS spins the numbers for the week of February 4-10.

[02/12/08 - 12:59 PM]
60 Minutes Makes the Top 10 for the Seventh Time in Eight Broadcasts
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, February 10.

[02/12/08 - 12:58 PM]
The New Adventures of Old Christine Posts Across-The-Board Increases Over Last Week's Season Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, February 11.

[02/12/08 - 12:56 PM]
ABC.com Shares the Love with Special Online Valentines from Your Favorite ABC Series
ABC.com announced today that it is sharing the love with e-mailable Valentines from your favorite ABC series.

[02/12/08 - 12:53 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of February 4, 2008 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 4-10.

[02/12/08 - 12:48 PM]
Unscripted Series and Scripted Dramas Key NBC's Week of FeB. 4-10
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 4-10.

[02/12/08 - 12:47 PM]
The Heat Is on When Oklahoma Firefighter Battles the Banker for the Million Dollar Case When NBC's Smash Hit 'Deal Or No Deal' Continues the 'Million-Dollar Mission' with Twelve $1 Million-Case Game on Wednesday, February 13
In the history of the show, 11 contestants have held the million dollars in their case, but have been unable to go the distance for the top prize.

[02/12/08 - 10:04 AM]
Ion Television to Add "M*a*s*h" to Its Fall Programming Lineup
"A timeless staple like 'M*A*S*H' is a great win for our schedule, as we migrate our network to mainstream audience appeal in the 2008/2009 season," said Brandon Burgess, Chairman and CEO, ION Media Networks.

[02/12/08 - 10:03 AM]
GSN Rewards Viewers with New Opportunities to Win with 'GSN Live,' Weekdays Beginning Monday, FeB. 25
The "live game show experience," hosted by Fred Roggin, "gives its viewing audience daily prize-winning opportunities while celebrating some of the most memorable game show moments of yesterday and today."

[02/12/08 - 09:07 AM]
American Idol Expands Results Shows to One Hour Beginning Wednesday, March 12, on Fox
Plus: "The Return of Jezebel James" will now have a special one-hour premiere Friday, March 14 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT).

[02/12/08 - 09:06 AM]
Turner Broadcasting Lands Lucasfilm LtD.'s Star Wars: The Clone Wars Television Series
The series will premiere following the North American theatrical release Friday, August 15, from Warner Bros. Pictures.

[02/11/08 - 02:07 PM]
MTV Honors the Pioneer of Reality Programming with 'The Real World Awards Bash: Roast 'Em and Toast 'Em' on Saturday, March 29
The categories and nominees will be revealed on "TRL" today through Thursday, February 14, and viewers will decide who wins by casting their votes online.

[02/11/08 - 12:37 PM]
NBC Shapes Up for Another Season of Amazing Weight Loss Stories with Its Hit Series "The Biggest Loser"
In keeping with the success of the "team" theme in season 5, the new season will feature couples, but this time producers will be heading to America's fattest cities to search for contestants.

[02/11/08 - 12:36 PM]
NBC's Hit Weight-Loss Series "The Biggest Loser" Launching Nationwide, 13-City Search for New Contestants
Upcoming locations include Boston, Dallas, Chicago, Atlanta, New York City, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Miami, Columbus, Suffolk, Las Vegas, Mesa and Los Angeles.

[02/11/08 - 12:36 PM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, February 10, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 10.

[02/11/08 - 12:30 PM]
Underscoring the Strength of Its Fall Schedule, ABC Entertainment Picks Up Nine Series for Next Season
"Brothers & Sisters," "Desperate Housewives," "Dirty Sexy Money," "Grey's Anatomy," "Lost," "Private Practice," "Pushing Daisies," "Samantha Who?" and "Ugly Betty" are all set to return next season.

[02/11/08 - 10:59 AM]
CBS and Amy Winehouse Are Sunday's Big Winners
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, February 10.

[02/11/08 - 09:52 AM]
Oxygen Added as Olympic Network
Oxygen's Olympic coverage will air weekdays from 6-8 p.m. ET and will feature a daily insider's look at gymnastics.

[02/11/08 - 09:52 AM]
Big Brother: 'Til Death Do You Part HerE...therE..everywhere
CBS details the show's offerings this season across TV, the web, mobile and more!

[02/10/08 - 04:44 PM]
Writers Bryce and Jackie Zabel Win Coveted 2008 Writers Guild Award for Long Form Original Screenplay, 'Pandemic'
"On a personal level, Jackie and I are so honored because this award comes from a panel of writers who actually read the scripts instead of watch the movies," said Bryce Zabel.

[02/09/08 - 03:57 PM]
2008 Writers Guild Awards Winners Announced
HBO's "The Wire" and NBC's "30 Rock" take home the top TV honors from the guild.

[02/08/08 - 06:33 PM]
The CW Adds 'Top Model' Encore, Benches 'Now'
Encores of the show's initial Wednesday, 8:00/7:00c broadcast will air on Sundays at 7:00/6:00c starting March 2.

[02/08/08 - 06:21 PM]
Development Update: Week of February 4-8
Updates include: Joshua Jackson to round out FOX's "Fringe"; Media Rights Capital lands series at ABC, Comedy Central and HBO; and "Inside the NFL" is cut loose by HBO.

[02/08/08 - 02:13 PM]
Gene Simmons Family Jewels Returns to A&E for an All-New Season
The show's third season will premiere with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, March 11th at 10:00 PM ET/PT.

[02/08/08 - 12:00 PM]
Top Nominees Kanye West and Amy Winehouse to Perform on "The 50th Annual Grammy(R) Awards," FeB. 10, on the CBS Television Network
Plus: Dierks Bentley, Cuba Gooding Jr., Carole King, Roselyn Sanchez, Usher and will.i.am are added as presenters.

[02/08/08 - 11:59 AM]
Survivor's Time Period Winning Streak Continues as the Premiere of "Survivor: Micronesia -- Fans VS. Favorites" Places First in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, February 7.

[02/08/08 - 11:57 AM]
Quick Take for Thursday, February 7, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 7.

[02/08/08 - 09:29 AM]
Val Kilmer Assumes Role as Voice of Kitt -- America's Favorite Talking Car -- in NBC's "Knight Rider" Movie Event on February 17
Kilmer will play the role of KITT after actor Will Arnett had to withdraw from the role due to a conflicting sponsorship deal.

[02/07/08 - 08:48 PM]
Wwe(R) Smackdown(R) Leaves Cw
"WWE SmackDown" will continue to air on The CW until the conclusion of the 2007-08 broadcast season, after which it will move to another network.

[02/07/08 - 08:37 PM]
ABC Pairs 'Oprah,' 'Newlyweds' on Sundays
Plus: The network has booked the five-week series "Primetime: What Would You Do?" for Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c starting February 26.

[02/07/08 - 04:59 PM]
Tina Turner Joins Beyonce in a Special Performance on "The 50th Annual Grammy(R) Awards," Live from Staples Center in Los Angeles, FeB. 10 on the CBS Television Network
Plus: Akon, Jason Bateman, Tony Bennett, Cher, Nelly Furtado, Tom Hanks, Quincy Jones, Joe Mantegna, Prince, Ringo Starr, Dave Stewart, Taylor Swift and Stevie Wonder all are added as presenters.

[02/07/08 - 12:41 PM]
NBC Announces Casting-Search Cities for Sixth Season of Hit Country Music Talent Show 'Nashville Star' as It Joins Network's Summer Lineup
Casting sites include Pittsburgh, Milwaukee, Charlotte, Kansas City, Tallahassee, Denver, New Orleans and Portland.

[02/07/08 - 12:40 PM]
USA Network Celebrates 25 Years of Dogs with All New Redesigned Websites Covering the 132nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
USA's coverage of the event airs February 11 and February 12.

[02/07/08 - 10:35 AM]
Bravo Fans Get a Double Dose of "Project Runway" with New Online Exclusives
The offerings include "The Malan Show," a new web series following the aspiring designer and former season three "Runway" contestant.







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[09/17/14 - 08:38 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Grows by 32% Week to Week in Adult 18-49 Rating and 16% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 16.

[09/17/14 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Spot with "America's Got Talent"
Plus: FOX's "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" return down more than 30% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[09/17/14 - 08:17 AM]
New Season of Animal Planet's "Monsters Inside Me" Premieres October 9
Dan Riskin provides scientific perspective throughout this 10-part series that vividly recounts the stories of people tormented by sinister creatures that have invaded their bodies.

[09/17/14 - 08:14 AM]
"The Men in Blazers Show" Makes TV Debut on NBCSN Monday, September 22 at 10 P.M. ET
"We are aiming to make the least technically ambitious show in the history of television," Michael Davies said. "One camera. One guest. Two bald blokes. We may or may not have clips."

[09/17/14 - 08:12 AM]
"The Boss of the Moss" Is Back on National Geographic Channel with New Season of "The Legend of Mick Dodge"
New episodes return Tuesday, September 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[09/17/14 - 08:11 AM]
One of America's "Hottest" Entertainment Brands, TMZ, Comes to Reelz
"TMZ Hollywood Sports" will anchor the network's weekday primetime line up beginning Monday, September 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/17/14 - 08:10 AM]
"Mass Extinction: Life at the Brink" Premieres Sunday, November 30 at 8PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel
Jeffrey Wright narrates the one-hour special, produced by Tangled Bank Studios, the film and television unit of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

[09/17/14 - 07:31 AM]
CBS Aligns with Georgetown Cupcake to Promote the Network's New Drama Series "Madam Secretary"
This Saturday, locations in Georgetown, SoHo, Los Angeles and Boston will give away free red velvet cupcakes with a special fondant topper adorned with the CBS series' logo.

[09/17/14 - 07:30 AM]
"Untold with Maria Menounos" Airs Thursday, September 18 at 8:00PM ET/PT Only on E!
This time Menounos goes behind the shocking headlines of celebrity deaths like Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Cory Monteith to reveal what is becoming a much-publicized epidemic: "Hollywood & Heroin."

[09/17/14 - 06:15 AM]
"The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" Returns to CBS, Tuesday, Dec. 9 on the CBS Television Network
The show, seen in approximately 200 countries, will include musical performances, pink carpet interviews, model profiles and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the world's most celebrated fashion show.

[09/17/14 - 06:05 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' "Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas" Unwraps Blockbuster Holiday Schedule
The 24/7 holiday schedule will also feature the world premiere of two brand-new Hallmark Movies & Mysteries originals, "Signed, Sealed, Delivered for Christmas" and "The Christmas Secret."

[09/16/14 - 03:07 PM]
Lifetime Announces Premiere Dates for "Project Runway All Stars" and "Project Runway: Threads"
Alyssa Milano hosts the former series, which returns Thursday, October 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/16/14 - 03:06 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/16/14 - 02:31 PM]
GSN and Jerry Springer Taking "Baggage on the Road" in New Traveling Spinoff of Hit Dating Game Show "Baggage"
"It's hard to be shocked in my line of work, but I'm continually amazed at how revealing the contestants on the show have been," says Springer.

[09/16/14 - 02:00 PM]
Nomination Period for Fourth Annual "Fox Writer's Intensive" Begins Today
Nominations can be submitted by one of the FWI's partnering organizations or through submission by talent agents and management companies.