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[09/08/08 - 06:24 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 8
Updates include: FOX moves forward with "Eva Adams"; Megan Mullally and Cheryl Hines in talks to join ABC's "Motherhood"; and "Malcolm in the Middle" creator Linwood Boomer revives "Karenskys" at CBS.

[09/08/08 - 03:19 PM]
May the Farce Be with You When G4 Presents a Night of "Spaceballs" on Sunday September 21
The 1987 cult classic feature film will be followed by two hours of all new, never-before-seen chapters of "Mel Brooks' Spaceballs: The Animated Series."

[09/08/08 - 03:17 PM]
Host Tom Arnold Cordially Invites Viewers to an All-New Season of Hit Series "My Big Redneck Wedding" Beginning Saturday, OcT. 4 on Cmt
The season premiere features "a couple whose non-traditional wedding includes the fact that they are brother and sister (by law, that is)."

[09/08/08 - 03:16 PM]
The Creepy and Crawly Lurk Around Every Corner in ABC Family's 10th Annual '13 Nights of Halloween'
This year's event includes the ABC Family premieres of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III" and "The Addams Family."

[09/08/08 - 03:15 PM]
Project Runway Winner and Fashion Designer Christian Siriano Selected to Design Second Red Carpet Gown for "The 60th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Trophy Presenter
Last month it was announced that Lauren Conrad ("The Hills") will be designing a gown for a trophy presenter as well.

[09/08/08 - 03:14 PM]
Oprah Winfrey to Make a Very Special Guest Appearance at "The 60th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards," Sunday, September 21 on Abc
"Oprah Winfrey epitomizes all that is wonderful about television," said ABC's Stephen McPherson.

[09/08/08 - 02:25 PM]
NBC Serves Up Family-Friendly Holiday Specials with Accent on All-New Original Programming Along with Traditional Seasonal Chestnuts
The offerings include the new animated special "Macy's Presents Little Spirit: Christmas in New York," "Letters to Santa - A Muppets Christmas" and three new holiday countdown specials.

[09/08/08 - 01:53 PM]
Myspace and the Warner BroS. Television Group Team Up for Launch of "Sorority Forever," a New, Original Series from Mcg and the Producers of the Hit Internet Program "Prom Queen"
"Sorority Forever" will be hosted on its own custom hub on MySpaceTV, with episodes of the series premiering at 9:00 a.m. PDT every day beginning on September 8.

[09/08/08 - 01:01 PM]
VH1 to Premiere a 90-Minute Live Special 'New Kids on the Block: A Behind the Music Special Event' Premiering Sunday, September 28 at 8pm*
The special features "new interviews with the band, rare archival images and modern day verite footage shot by the band members themselves."

[09/08/08 - 12:31 PM]
Entertainment Tonight and the Insider Move Headquarters to Brand New State of the Art Soundstages at CBS Studio Center
Today marks the 28th and 5th season premieres of "Entertainment Tonight" and "The Insider," respectively.

[09/08/08 - 11:06 AM]
Big Boi, Biz Markie, Bun B, Dj Kaos, Ghostface Killah, Kid Rock, Mc Lyte, Lil' Jon, Lil' Wayne, Q-Tip, Scarface, Wyclef Jean, Cheech and Chong and Sanaa Lathan Are Scheduled to Rock the House at the Fifth Annual 'VH1 Hip Hop Honors'
Plus: VH1 bumps the broadcast to Monday, October 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/08/08 - 10:25 AM]
Sharon Osbourne Turns on the 'Charm' and Teaches the 'Rock of Love' Girls a Thing Or Two About Being a Rock & Roll Leading Lady
VH1's "Rock of Love Charm School with Sharon Osbourne" will bow on Sunday, October 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/08/08 - 09:58 AM]
CBS Harnesses the Power of Viral Video to Promote New Fall Drama "The Mentalist"
A leading U.K.-based psychologist has been tapped "to create three unique and innovative brain teaser videos that challenge viewers to test their powers of observation."

[09/08/08 - 09:57 AM]
Ion Television Unveils New Look, New Advertisers, New Distributors & Affiliates, New Website and New, Younger Audience
The netlet's new "Positively Entertaining" branding starts today.

[09/08/08 - 12:26 AM]
Interview: "Fringe" Co-Creators Jj Abrams, Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman

[09/05/08 - 06:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 5
Updates include: "24" takes an unscheduled production break; first castings announced on FOX's "Glee"; and ABC to get "In the Motherhood."

[09/05/08 - 03:15 PM]
Christina Aguilera and Kanye West to Take the Stage for 2008 MTV Video Music Awards
Plus: Jamie Foxx, Chace Crawford, Ashlee Simpson, John Legend, Kobe Bryant, Leona Lewis, Paris Hilton, Lauren Conrad, Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt, Taylor Swift, Slash, and Shia LaBeouf round out the list of presenters.

[09/05/08 - 03:14 PM]
Sharaun Eliminated from "America's Next Top Model" on the CW
The CW details the latest "America's Next Top Model" elimination.

[09/05/08 - 03:13 PM]
It's Down to the Final Four After Renny Is Evicted from the "Big Brother 10" House
CBS details the latest "Big Brother" elimination.

[09/05/08 - 12:18 PM]
Dragons' Den and Celebrity Chat Show Host Graham Norton Are Back for New U.S. Premiere Seasons
Both series will return with new seasons in October.

[09/05/08 - 09:56 AM]
Big Brother 10 to Broadcast Two Live Evictions in One Week -- Tuesday, SepT. 9 and Thursday, SepT. 11
CBS details the remaining installments of "Big Brother 10."

[09/05/08 - 09:55 AM]
The CW's Three-Peat!
The CW spins the numbers for September 1-3.

[09/05/08 - 09:54 AM]
Leisha Hailey Cast in "The L Word(R)" Pilot Spinoff for Showtime
Hailey will star in the pilot presentation, which is scheduled to begin shooting in December.

[09/05/08 - 01:54 AM]
Interview: "True Blood" Creator Alan Ball

[09/04/08 - 06:20 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 4
Updates include: TNT eyes "The Closer" spin-off; Mark Burnett to bring "The Shark Tank" to ABC; and "Swingtown's" Mike Kelley to go "BiCoastal" for Showtime.

[09/04/08 - 03:12 PM]
We TV Ends Summer with Best August Ever in Network's History
WE: Women's Entertainment spins the numbers for the month of August.

[09/04/08 - 03:11 PM]
Bio Channel Looks at the Early Years of the 'King of Rock N' Roll' in "Elvis: Return to Tupelo" Premiering Thursday, September 11 at 9 PM Et
The two-hour special is narrated by Kris Kristofferson.

[09/04/08 - 03:10 PM]
Internet Personality Brigitte Dale to Bring Her Popular Video Blog to AbcfamilY.com
Dale will continue to write, produce and edit her video blog, which will be featured on ABCFamily.com.

[09/04/08 - 01:54 PM]
Judge Judy, the Nations #1 Courtroom Series, Kicks Off 13th Season as the Only Show in First-Run Syndication to Be Up in Ratings Year-To-Year
Also on September 9, a new DVD, JUDGE JUDY: SECOND TO NONE, will be released.

[09/04/08 - 01:03 PM]
Jerry O'Connell to Guest-Star on Season Premiere of "MadTV" Saturday, September 13, on Fox
O'Connell will spoof Senator John Edwards in "Viva La Cheata," a music video parody of Coldplay's hit song "Viva La Vida."

[09/04/08 - 01:00 PM]
American Idol Judge Kara Dioguardi to Guest on Season Premiere of "Talkshow with Spike Feresten" Saturday, September 13, on Fox
Plus: "Spike" also takes a road trip to Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN, home of the 2008 Republican National Convention

[09/04/08 - 12:58 PM]
ABC Family's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" Defeats the First Hour of CW's Highly-Promoted "90210" Debut in Viewers 12-34 and Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 2.

[09/04/08 - 11:59 AM]
Third Set of Presenters Announced for "The 60th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Airing Sunday, September 21, on Abc
The latest additions include Conan O'Brien, Christian Slater, Kate Walsh, Kathy Griffin, Don Rickles, Kristin Chenoweth and Neil Patrick Harris.

[09/04/08 - 11:56 AM]
America's Next Top Model Stays Fierce in the Face of Tough Competition
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 3.

[09/04/08 - 11:53 AM]
Oxygen's Series "The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency" Enjoys Triple Digit Growth in Key Demo - Logs Quadruple Digit Growth Online
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 2.

[09/04/08 - 11:45 AM]
NBC Announces Golden Globe Winner and Emmy Nominee Anthony Edwards to Reprise His Role as DR. Mark Greene for One Episode of 'Er' for Its 15th and Final Season
Edwards will return in the November 13 episode entitled "Heal Thyself," which was written and directed by executive producer David Zabel.

[09/04/08 - 11:21 AM]
Heroes Original Television Soundtrack Available in Wide Release Starting September 9th
The new "deluxe edition" features a collectible multi-panel foldout package with nine vivid show renderings.

[09/04/08 - 11:13 AM]
Lyons & Bailes Reel Talk Kicks Off Its Second Season in National Syndication with Special "Best of the YeaR... So Far" Episode
Plus: the weekly movie review series is adding several new segments this season including "New on Blu."

[09/04/08 - 09:26 AM]
NFL and NBC Celebrate Fall with "The NFL Kickoff Special on NBC Presented by Ea Sports," One-Hour Nfl/NBC Fall Preview Special 9 P.M. ET/PT, Friday, September 5
The show will be hosted by stars from NBC shows, including "Chuck's" Zachary Levi and "The Biggest Loser's" Alison Sweeney.

[09/04/08 - 09:10 AM]
Rachael Ray Rolls Into Season Three with Emmy in Hand and a Focus on Giving Back
The new season opens with "Rachael Ray on Wheels," a full episode aboard a Double Decker bus in New York City.

[09/04/08 - 08:14 AM]
Oxygen Sizzled This Summer with August Successes On-Air and Online
Oxygen spins the numbers for the month of August.

[09/03/08 - 06:29 PM]
Development Update: September 2-3
Updates include: Ted Danson to get "Bored to Death" for HBO; plus "The Wonder Years" alum Bob Brush to revisit the 1980s for NBC.

[09/03/08 - 03:06 PM]
Emmy(R) Award Winners Edward Asner and Rue Mcclanahan Star in 'Generation Gap' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Premiering October 25
Ralph Waite and Alex Black also star in the film, due on Saturday, October 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/03/08 - 03:05 PM]
FOX Reality Channel Wants America to Make the Ultimate Voting Decision This Election Season with "Gimme My Reality Show!"
AJ Benza, Traci Bingham, Gretchen Bonaduce, Kato Kaelin, Susan Olsen, Ryan Starr and Bobby Trendy are among those who want their own reality show.

[09/03/08 - 03:04 PM]
It's Doc-Tober for BBC America, with Five New Documentaries Premiering in October
Said originals include "My Fake Baby," "Sex Change Soldier," "Sugar Mummies," "Brothers and Sisters in Love" and "Britain's Youngest Grannies."

[09/03/08 - 02:49 PM]
Judge Joe Brown Returns for 11th Season on September 8
Starting Tuesday, September 9, the series will introduce "Bad Girls Tuesday," a themed episode that will air every Tuesday.

[09/03/08 - 02:47 PM]
CBS Has the Top Three Scripted Programs of the Week and Seven of the Top 10
CBS spins the numbers for the week of August 25-31.

[09/03/08 - 02:46 PM]
Dance-Along Version of Hit Movie for Kids and Families, Disney's "Camp Rock," to Be Presented on Disney Channel U.S. Saturday, September 20 (8:00-10:00 P.M., ET/PT)
Since premiering in the United States on June 20, "Camp Rock" has reached over 45.4 million unduplicated viewers worldwide.

[09/03/08 - 02:44 PM]
Ratings Highlights for August 08 (Final National Ratings)
ABC Family spins the numbers for the month of August.

[09/03/08 - 02:43 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of August 25, 2008 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 25-31.







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