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[04/07/08 - 05:12 PM]
'Battlestar Galactica' Returns to #1 with a Bullet
Sci Fi spins the numbers for Friday, April 4.

[04/07/08 - 05:10 PM]
Cynthia Azevedo of Los Angeles, Wins $1,089,017 on the "The Price Is Right Million Dollar Spectacular," Becoming the Show's Third Million Dollar Winner
Adam Rose, of Los Osos, California, was the show's first million dollar winner on Feb. 22, and Michael Haynes, of Las Vegas, was the show's second million dollar winner on March 7

[04/07/08 - 05:08 PM]
Bravo Media Partners with Crunch to Create Customized 'Step It Up & Dance' Fitness Class
The class will be offered in Crunch locations nationwide and will follow the dance styles featured in each week's episode.

[04/07/08 - 03:13 PM]
TNT Gives Fans of the Closer a Sneak Peek as Writers Work on New Season
The segments, which will be posted on the site today, April 7, feature exclusive footage of the writers' room, where THE CLOSER's staff of writers and producers hash out story ideas.

[04/07/08 - 03:02 PM]
FOX Summer Schedule Heats Up with All-New Episodes
Updated lineup shelves "When Women Rule the World," sends "Moment of Truth" to Tuesdays and "5th Grader" back to Thursdays.

[04/07/08 - 02:46 PM]
NBC Universal Statement Regarding "Project Runway"
"NBC Universal regrettably had no alternative but to bring legal action to enforce its rights to this program," the company said in a statement.

[04/07/08 - 02:09 PM]
Jodi Roth Promoted to Senior Vice President, Specials, CBS Entertainment
Roth joined CBS in July 2000 as Director, Specials and was upped to Vice President in 2003.

[04/07/08 - 01:09 PM]
'Project Runway' Hits the Catwalk and Struts Over to Lifetime in November '08
"Lifetime and I will definitely 'make it work' together. I am very excited to be part of the Lifetime family," Tim Gunn said.

[04/07/08 - 01:06 PM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, April 6, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 6.

[04/07/08 - 12:50 PM]
VH1 Is in Search of America's 'Numero Uno Telenovela Star'
Plus: VH1.com will sneak peek episode one beginning Tuesday, April 8 - five days before the series' on-air premiere.

[04/07/08 - 12:09 PM]
Scott Baio, Samuel Page and Taylor Cole Star in Spike Original Movie 'Finish Line' Premiering Monday, April 21 at 9 PM
The film revolves around "a stock car driver whose desperate need for money leads him to unknowingly work for an arms dealer, putting himself and those close to him in danger."

[04/07/08 - 10:49 AM]
'Unsolved Mysteries' Gets a New Look on Spike TV
The new collection of 175 re-edited episodes will be hosted by actor Dennis Farina.

[04/07/08 - 10:48 AM]
Al Bundy Finally Finds His Ideal TV Home at Spike TV
The five year deal, which includes access to all 259 episodes, begins in September.

[04/07/08 - 10:47 AM]
May the Force Be with You in This Special 'Star Wars' Themed "Winner Take All" 'Deal Or No Deal' Episode Monday, April 28
Guest supporters cheering on the contestants include Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Chewbacca and R2D2, and in a surprise twist, Darth Vader fills in as the villainous Banker.

[04/07/08 - 10:44 AM]
Popular Past and Present NBC Comedy Stars from Hit Shows Like "The Office," "30 Rock," "Mad About You" and "Cheers" Join NBC's "Last Comic Standing" as Talent Scouts When the Hit Summer Series Joins Thursday's Comedy Night Line-Up on May 22 (9:30-11:00 P.M. Et)
Among this year's talent scouts: Angela Kinsey, Oscar Nunez, Brian Baumgartner and Kate Flannery from "The Office."

[04/07/08 - 10:42 AM]
Lifetime Networks Announces the 2008 Every Woman's Film Competition Presented by Lifetime Movie Network
The Every Woman's Film Competition entrants will produce short films three to five minutes in length to be judged by a "who's who" of women in Hollywood.

[04/07/08 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: Monday, April 7
Updates include: James Burrows, Bharat Nalluri and Gary Fleder to helm pilots; Rosie Perez stops at "Exit 19" for CBS; and even more casting news!

[04/04/08 - 04:31 PM]
Bravo's 'Make Me a Supermodel' Finale Hits Series High Attracting More Than 1.3 Million Viewers and Posts Double Digit Increases Across All Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Thursday, April 3.

[04/04/08 - 03:01 PM]
Catch Up on Your Favorite ABC Series with "Start Fresh: Quickies" on ABC.com
Recaps are available for "Brothers & Sisters," "Desperate Housewives," "Grey's Anatomy," "Lost," "Samantha Who?" and "Ugly Betty."

[04/04/08 - 01:17 PM]
Who Will Bret Michaels' Choose as His 'Rock of Love'?
Plus: VH1 spins the numbers for the series to date.

[04/04/08 - 01:05 PM]
CBS's Return to All First-Run Thursday Dominates the Night in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, April 3.

[04/04/08 - 12:08 AM]
FOX Has 'Hank'-Ering for 13th Season of "King of the Hill"
The series received the Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program in 1999.

[04/04/08 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: Friday, April 4
Updates include: Al Gough and Miles Millar exit the CW's "Smallville"; Sony takes in force majeured writers; and Matthew Lillard to star opposite Geena Davis in CBS's "Exit 19."

[04/03/08 - 06:27 PM]
A&E Original Two-Night Television Event "The Andromeda Strain" Premieres Monday, May 26 and Tuesday, May 27 from 9-11 PM ET/PT
Among the cast: Benjamin Bratt, Eric McCormack, Ricky Schroder, Andre Braugher, Christa Miller, Daniel Dae Kim and Viola Davis.

[04/03/08 - 05:04 PM]
Have Another Round on MTV... "A Shot at Love 2 with Tila Tequila" Season 2 Premieres April 22 at 10pm ET/PT
Plus: fans can tune in to "A Shot At Love 2: The Hangover" Aftershow every Tuesday at 11pm ET/PT for a 30-minute recap on all the drama and emotion from that night's show.

[04/03/08 - 05:03 PM]
MTV's Made Returns with Special Back to Back Episodes Where Only One Subject Will Succeed
To celebrate nine seasons on the air, MADE is embarking on new territory with a "two-hour special" that will include "Made: Ballet Dancer" and "Made: Tap Dancer."

[04/03/08 - 05:02 PM]
Lights, Camera, "The Real World" MTV Doubles the Fights, the Hookups and the Tears with One-Hour Episodes of "The Real World: Hollywood" Beginning Wednesday, April 16
Plus: In a series of firsts, "The Real World: Hollywood" will expand to one-hour episodes to feature more hijinks and drama for 13 weeks only.

[04/03/08 - 05:01 PM]
CMT Crossroads: Maroon 5 and Sara Evans Blend Pop and Country
In the one-hour episode, Maroon 5 and Sara Evans sing some of Evans' hits including "I Could Not Ask For More" and "Some Things Never Change."

[04/03/08 - 04:39 PM]
Big Brother Houseguests Vote to Evict Joshuah
CBS details the latest "Big Brother" elimination.

[04/03/08 - 03:54 PM]
Ion Television Announces Expanded Programming Schedule
Three new series - "The Steve Harvey Show," "Family Feud" and "Quantum Leap" - along with a selection of blockbuster films will join the lineup starting April 7.

[04/03/08 - 03:17 PM]
Claire Eliminated from "America's Next Top Model" on the CW
The CW details the latest "America's Next Top Model" elimination.

[04/03/08 - 03:17 PM]
Facing All Reality Competition, "Top Model" Scores Largest Audience of the Cycle
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 2.

[04/03/08 - 01:19 PM]
Cartoon Network Creates the Cartoonstitute
"The Cartoonstitute will create an unprecedented swift development track for animated pilots," said Cartoon Network's Rob Sorcher.

[04/03/08 - 01:03 PM]
Get'Cha Head in the Game When the Nationwide Casting Call for New ABC Reality Series "High School Musical: Summer Session" Kicks Off
Two casting calls will be held - one in southern California and one at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.

[04/03/08 - 12:58 PM]
Return of Original Episode of "Criminal Minds" Retains 89% of Its First-Run Adult 18-49 Average and 87% of Its Viewer Delivery in First Head-To-Head Match-Up This Season Against "American Idol"
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 2.

[04/03/08 - 12:56 PM]
Country Singer Jo Dee Messina and Actor Joshua Morrow (CBS's "The Young and the Restless") Have Joined "Secret Talents of the Stars," and Will Premiere Their Acts Live on Tuesday, April 15, on the CBS Television Network
Messina will perform an urban dance while Morrow will choreograph an edgy rock & roll juggling act, backed by a live band.

[04/03/08 - 12:55 PM]
John O'Hurley to Host "Secret Talents of the Stars" Premiering Live on Tuesday, April 8, on CBS
Plus: Debbie Reynolds, Brian McKnight and Gavin Polone are tapped as judges.

[04/03/08 - 12:01 PM]
Cartoon Network and the Fda to Launch Year Ii Expansion of Spot the Block Nutrition Awareness Campaign on Monday, April 7
The campaign encourages "young people to use the Nutrition Facts Label on food packages to make healthier food choices."

[04/03/08 - 12:00 PM]
Moving Forward, the Force Is with Cartoon Network
George Lucas, the creator and steward of the "Star Wars" brand, attended the upfront event to provide additional details on this highly anticipated offering.

[04/03/08 - 11:38 AM]
2008 Monday Night Football Preseason Schedule
Things kick off with the New Orleans Saints at Arizona Cardinals on Thursday, August 7.

[04/03/08 - 01:25 AM]
Ford, Coca-Cola and At&t Return as Corporate Sponsors of "Idol Gives Back" Airing Wednesday, April 9, on Fox
These companies join previously announced ExxonMobil and News Corporation as sponsors of the charity television event.

[04/03/08 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 3
Updates include: E! renews "Sunset Tan"; ABC adds three new single-camera comedy pilots; and Al Roker to host NBC's "Celebrity Family Feud."

[04/02/08 - 10:00 PM]
Ramiele Malubay Is Eliminated from the "American Idol" Competition
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[04/02/08 - 04:54 PM]
Planet Earth Honored with Prestigious Peabody Award
"Planet Earth" was called "Awesome, spectacular, humbling, exhilarating..." by the Peabody board, and was spotlighted for its "majestic use of HDTV technology showcasing natural wonders of the world."

[04/02/08 - 04:53 PM]
CBS News Wins Two Peabody Awards, One Each for "60 Minutes" and "CBS News Sunday Morning"
"60 Minutes" won for a Scott Pelley report, "The Killings in Haditha," that questioned the conventional wisdom about the worst single killing of civilians by U.S. soldiers since Vietnam.

[04/02/08 - 04:49 PM]
ABC Family Announces Casting for "Untitled Brenda Hampton Project" Which Is Set to Premiere This Summer
Among the additions: Molly Ringwald, John Schneider and Ernie Hudson.

[04/02/08 - 03:51 PM]
Endemol USA Acquires Controlling Share of 51 Minds Entertainment
"Our intention is to stay on course and continue to provide more hit programming for VH1 while simultaneously expanding to Network Television and new media outlets," said 51 Minds partner Cris Abrego.

[04/02/08 - 03:14 PM]
Sundance Channel to Produce the War Room +15, a Look at the 2008 Presidential Campaign from the Makers of the Academy Award(R)-Nominated Documentary the War Room
Sundance Channel will premiere "The War Room +15" in October 2008.

[04/02/08 - 02:31 PM]
Best First Quarter Ever for ESPN2 & Espnews
ESPN spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2008.

[04/02/08 - 02:25 PM]
Soapnet's New Original Series, "Mvp: The Secret Lives of Hockey Wives," Premieres Thursday, June 19 at 11:00 Pm
The series follows "the on and off-the-ice drama surrounding the Canadian Mustangs hockey team and the women in their lives."







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[10/23/20 - 12:14 PM]
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[10/23/20 - 11:29 AM]
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[10/23/20 - 10:00 AM]
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[10/23/20 - 08:42 AM]
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[10/23/20 - 07:21 AM]
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