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[07/24/13 - 11:10 AM]
Gail O'Grady, Michelle Harrison and Larry Miller Star in "The Mystery Cruise" a Hallmark Channel Backdoor Pilot and Potential Primetime Series World Premiere, October 19
The project is based on the book "The Santa Cruise" by New York Times bestselling authors Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark.

[06/28/13 - 06:03 AM]
Gail O'Grady and Michelle Harrison Are Set to Star in "The Mystery Cruise," a Hallmark Channel Backdoor Pilot and Potential Primetime Series
The project is based on the book "The Santa Cruise" by New York Times bestselling authors Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark.

[06/05/13 - 10:29 AM]
Exclusive: NBC Renames "The Family Guide" to "Growing Up Fisher"
J.K. Simmons, Eli Baker, Ava Deluca-Verley and Lance Lim star in the comedy, about a family that's brought closer together by divorce.

[12/14/12 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 14
Updates include: HBO orders two comedy pilots; "Zorro" revival in the works at USA; and quartet heads to TNT's "Legends."

[08/20/12 - 03:20 PM]
Multiple Emmy and Golden Globe Winner Michael J. Fox Returns to Series Television on NBC with New Comedy Series
The single-camera series, which has a 22-episode commitment, will begin filming this year for a Fall 2013 premiere date.

[03/12/12 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 12
Updates include: Amir Talai is bound for ABC's "Devious Maids"; Michael Imperioli reports to NBC's "County"; and Jay Mohr joins "Applebaum" at CBS.

[07/06/11 - 10:25 AM]
Multiple Emmy Winner James Spader Joins Cast of NBC's "The Office" as New CEO of Sabre Dunder Mifflin
"James will reprise his role as Robert California, this uber-salesman that has a power to convince and manipulate, like a high-class weirdo Jedi warrior," said Paul Lieberstein.

[06/02/11 - 11:13 AM]
Jane Lynch to Host "63rd Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Airing Sunday, September 18, Live on FOX
"I am tickled pink to be hosting the Primetime Emmys on FOX," said Lynch. "I'm looking forward to singing, dancing and sporting my finest tracksuit."

[02/04/11 - 09:12 AM]
Actor Michael Kenneth Williams of HBO's "Boradwalk Empire" and "The Wire" to Narrate Animal Planet's Six-Part Series "Taking on Tyson"
The original series premieres Sunday, March 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/26/11 - 10:17 AM]
Sophomore Season of Disney Channel's Hit Comedy "Good Luck Charlie" to Premiere Sunday, February 20
Plus: in March, the cast will begin production on the untitled holiday-themed Disney Channel Original Movie based on the series.

[11/04/10 - 08:04 AM]
Jane Lynch to Host "TV's Funniest Holiday Moments: A Paley Center for Media Special" Airing Friday, November 26, on FOX
The two-hour special will feature clips from "Friends," "The Big Bang Theory," "I Love Lucy," "WKRP in Cincinnati" and many more.

[08/23/10 - 01:51 PM]
Andrea Bowen and Rick Malambri Star in 'After the Fall,' a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere October 9
Greg Evigan, Gail O'Grady and Fiona Dourif also star in the project.

[07/19/10 - 08:10 AM]
Thq and Syfy Announce Transmedia Strategic Alliance to Debut Red Faction: Origins(Tm) the Movie Pilot
Andrew Kreisberg is penning the project, due in March of next year.

[07/19/10 - 07:47 AM]
Tim Conway, Dave Foley, Gary Anthony Williams and Mark Indelicato Set to Guest Star in TV Land's Hit Series, 'Hot in Cleveland'
They'll appear in the remaining episodes this season.

[03/24/10 - 12:01 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 24
Updates include: John Larroquette is "Pleading Guilty" for FOX; Kevin Kline to star in a potential HBO drama; and Jennifer Beals joins FOX's "Ride Along."

[02/26/10 - 11:25 AM]
The Boondocks Announces Season Three Premiere Date
The new season will bow on Sunday, May 2 at 11:30/10:30c.

[02/20/10 - 12:07 AM]
Development Update: Saturday, February 20
Updates include: CBS, FOX greenlight more pilots; ABC Family to renew "Greek"; and Bill Pullman, Kristin Kreuk are among the latest to land pilots.

[02/19/10 - 12:19 AM]
Development Update: Friday, February 19
Updates include: Roselyn Sanchez is "Cutthroat" for ABC; Maggie Q on track to play "Nikita" for The CW; and NBC's "The Strip" rounds out its cast.

[02/10/10 - 09:32 AM]
TV Land Sentences Viewers to Courtroom Drama and Laughter When "Boston Legal" Joins the TV Land Prime Line-Up on February 15th
The President's Day marathon will air from 12pm - 12am ET/PT.

[01/16/10 - 12:33 PM]
Cheri Oteri Takes on the Role of "Life Coach" in AMC's First Ever Web Series
Nancy Grace, Lewis Black, Kathleen Madigan and Mark Linn Baker are among the clients of Oteri's character.

[01/10/10 - 10:11 AM]
NBC Announces Some of Its Early Development Slate for 2010-11
"Prime Suspect," "The Rockford Files," "Undercovers," "Chase," "Kindreds," "The Event" and "Love Bites" are among its drama pilots.

[12/17/09 - 08:32 AM]
Syfy Celebrates New Season of Chuck with Eight-Hour Marathon Airing Thursday, January 7, from 5pm-1am (ET/PT)
"Chuck" returns for a third season on NBC the following Sunday at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/01/09 - 04:30 PM]
ABC Finishes as the 2nd-Most-Watched Network to Cbs, While Ranking No. 1 Among Women 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 23-29.

[11/24/09 - 11:46 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 1 for the 2nd Week in a Row in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 16-22.

[11/24/09 - 08:46 AM]
ABC Tops Monday for 6th Time in 7 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 23.

[11/18/09 - 11:51 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 1 on the Night in Viewers for the 5th Time in 6 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 16.

[11/18/09 - 09:40 AM]
ABC Wins the Week in Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and All Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 9-15.

[11/10/09 - 02:39 PM]
Drawing a Season-High, ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched Network
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 9.

[11/10/09 - 10:19 AM]
ABC Claims the 3 of the Week's Top 4 Scripted TV Series in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 2-8.

[11/03/09 - 02:07 PM]
ABC Is Monday's No. 1 Non-Sports Network
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 2.

[11/03/09 - 10:20 AM]
ABC Posts Its Best Viewer and Young Adult Numbers in 4 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 26-November 1.

[11/02/09 - 06:43 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 2
Updates include: Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio to complete "Criminal Intent" revamp; "Shark Tank" gets two more episodes from ABC; and an original cast member leaves "Heroes."

[10/28/09 - 03:33 PM]
Production Begins in New York on New HBO Comedy Series How to Make It in America
The series, due in February, stars Bryan Greenberg, Victor Rasuk, Luis Guzman, Lake Bell and Scott "Kid Cudi" Mescudi.

[10/27/09 - 02:57 PM]
ABC Is No. 1 on the Night in Viewers for the 3rd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 26.

[10/06/09 - 10:14 AM]
TV Land Loves 'Raymond'
The cable channel also lands the off-network rights to "Boston Legal," "Home Improvement" and "The Nanny."

[10/05/09 - 08:47 AM]
Syfy Continues Ratings Roll as Stargate Universe Posts Best Stargate Franchise Premiere Performance in Four Years
Plus: Rhona Mitra has joined "Stargate Universe" for the final three episodes of season one.

[09/29/09 - 10:12 AM]
ABC Wins Premiere Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[09/22/09 - 06:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 22
Updates include: Jon Turteltaub sticks with CBS Television Studios; while Sony Pictures Television books scripts at CBS and ABC.

[09/22/09 - 10:28 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Emerges as Monday's Most-Watched TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 21.

[09/08/09 - 09:46 AM]
TV Academy Announces Presenters for 2009 Creative Arts Emmy Awards
Kathy Griffin will host the event, airing Friday, September 18 at 1:00 p.m. (ET/PT).

[08/28/09 - 06:30 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 28
Updates include: FX's "Rescue Me" to wrap in 2011; Lindsey Broad joins FOX's "'Til Death"; and Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein's death may shelve MTV's "Gone Too Far."

[05/19/09 - 12:54 PM]
The Futon's Upfront Notes: ABC & Nbc
Updates include: the "Earl," "Medium" cancellation fallout begins; "Surviving Suburbia" still alive; and ABC eyes additional midseason options.

[05/11/09 - 11:30 AM]
Air Dates Announced for the Celebrities Participating on the Hit Game Show "Million Dollar Password," Returning Sunday, May 24, on the CBS Television Network
The two remaining original episodes will air May 31 and June 14 with encores filling out the rest of the schedule through July 5.

[05/11/09 - 06:52 AM]
Bio Channel Expands Original Primetime Programming Slate
New seasons of "Shatner's Raw Nerve," "I Survived...," "Mobsters" and "Psychic Kids" are on tap for 2009-10.

[04/13/09 - 07:57 AM]
New "Ion West" Network Feed Launches on DirecTV
"ION East" will continue to be on channel 305 and "ION West" will be on channel 347.

[04/09/09 - 04:04 AM]
WGN America Is Everywere America Calls Home -- Network Completes Rebrand and Relaunches in April
Newcomers to the rebranded channel include "WWE Superstars," " Around the World For Free," "Hollywood & Dine" and "Cultivating Life."

[04/07/09 - 07:50 AM]
Ion Television Breaks Network Viewership Records in First Quarter 2009
ION spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2009.

[03/25/09 - 10:31 AM]
Ion Television Announces Plans to Produce 12 Original Movies a Year as Expansion of Primetime Line-Up Continues
These films will join a line-up this fall that includes original series "Durham County," "The Guard" and "The Border."

[03/18/09 - 07:42 AM]
Kanye West's Flow Is Comedy Gold on "The Cleveland Show"
West will appear as KENNY WEST, an all-around cool kid and the archenemy of CLEVELAND JR. (Kevin Michael Richardson).

[03/12/09 - 12:10 PM]
NBC's Summer Schedule Packed with Original Scripted Series ('The Philanthropist,''The Listener' and 'Merlin') and Alternative Shows Paced by Debuts of New 'I'M a CelebritY...get Me Out of Here!' and 'Great American Road Trip' -- Plus Return of Top-Rated 'America's Got Talent'
Also on tap: new mini-series "Meteor" (June 7 and 14) and "The Storm" (July 19 and 26).

[03/03/09 - 06:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 3
Updates include: Jonathan Silverman returns to ABC; Scott Wolf joins ABC's "V" revival; and NBC finalizes episode orders for "My Name Is Earl" and "The Office."

[01/26/09 - 11:30 AM]
Golden Globe Winner Scott Bakula ('Quantum Leap') Guest-Stars as Chuck's Estranged Dad in Multi-Episode Arc on NBC's Action-Comedy Series 'Chuck' This Spring
Bakula will also return to the small screen in TNT's "Men of a Certain Age," due in January 2010.

[01/22/09 - 01:07 PM]
TNT and Dove Hair Care Unveil Creative Promotion Around Trust Me
TNT will later introduce Rolling Rock within key storylines for the series and integrate the brand through a separate marketing sponsorship.

[12/18/08 - 06:15 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
"30 Rock," "John Adams," "Mad Men" and "The Closer" lead the nominations with three each.

[12/16/08 - 12:13 PM]
Paced by 'Sunday Night Football' and 'The Office,' NBC Ranks #2 in Adults 18-49 for the Week of DeC. 8-14
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 8-14.

[12/16/08 - 12:08 PM]
A Charlie Brown Christmas Wins Monday at 8pm in Viewers, Key Women and Kids 2-11
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 8-14.

[12/09/08 - 01:56 PM]
Beloved Bart Bass Bites the Dust as the CW's "Gossip Girl" Remains #1 with Young Women
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, December 8.

[12/09/08 - 01:50 PM]
ABC Is Up Week to Week by 1.7 Million Viewers and by 8% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, December 8.

[12/09/08 - 01:19 PM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of DeC. 1-7
NBC spins the numbres for the week of December 1-7.

[12/04/08 - 03:05 PM]
ABC Is No. 1 in Fall '08 Among Adults 18-49 and Across All Key Women Demos
ABC further spins the numbers for the first 10 weeks of the 2008-09 season.

[12/04/08 - 03:01 PM]
The Following Are Air Dates for the Celebrities Participating on the Hit Game Show "Million Dollar Password," Returning Thursday, DeC. 18 on the CBS Television Network
Upcoming guests include: William Shatner, Aisha Tyler, Julie Chen, Phil Keoghan, Betty White, Adam Carolla, Craig Ferguson, Serena Williams, Jamie Kennedy, Norm MacDonald, Jeff Garlin and Chelsea Handler.

[12/02/08 - 03:07 PM]
For the 2nd Week in a Row, ABC Ranks No. 1 in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 24-30.

[12/02/08 - 11:24 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 on Monday in Key Women, Teens and Kids
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, December 1.

[11/25/08 - 10:48 AM]
ABC Wins Among Adults 18-49, Ranking No. 1 for the 2nd Time in 3 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 17-23.

[11/25/08 - 10:05 AM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of NoV. 17-23
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 17-23.

[11/18/08 - 12:17 PM]
ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 8th Time in 9 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 17.

[11/18/08 - 11:01 AM]
ABC Draws Its Biggest Audience Since Season-Premiere Week and Is Up Over the Same Week Last Year
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 10-16.

[11/13/08 - 02:07 PM]
William Shatner and Aisha Tyler Are the First Celebrity Contestants to Play "Million Dollar Password" When the Hit Game Show Returns Sunday, DeC. 21, on the CBS Television Network
The Eye ordered six additional episodes of the series back in June.

[11/11/08 - 03:22 PM]
ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 7th Time in 8 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 10.

[11/04/08 - 01:25 PM]
'The Office,' '30 Rock,' 'Heroes' and 'Sunday Night Football' Pace NBC's Primetime Week of OcT. 27-NoV. 2
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 27-November 2.

[11/04/08 - 01:22 PM]
ABC Turns in Its Strongest Results in 5 Weeks, Since Season-Premiere Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 27-November 2.

[10/29/08 - 02:11 PM]
ABC Sets Return Date for "Jim," End Date for "Boston"
The two ABC veterans will say hello and goodbye in December.

[10/28/08 - 02:57 PM]
ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 6th Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 27.

[10/28/08 - 11:30 AM]
Bio Channel Premieres New Original Talk Show 'Shatner's Raw Nerve' Hosted by William Shatner
Upcoming guests on the series, due on December 2, include Tim Allen, Drew Carey, Jimmy Kimmel, Howie Mandel, Judge Judy, Valerie Bertinelli, Kelsey Grammer, Jenna Jameson, Leonard Nimoy and Jon Voight.

[10/28/08 - 10:53 AM]
ABC Draws Its Biggest Audience Since Season Premiere Week and Ranks No. 1 in Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 20-26.

[10/28/08 - 10:49 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of OcT. 20-26
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 20-26.

[10/23/08 - 04:22 PM]
ABC Announces November Sweeps Programming, Including the Country Music Awards and American Music Awards, and Jam-Packed Original Episodes of Some of Television's Biggest Hits
ABC details its November sweeps highlights. (SPOILERS!)

[10/21/08 - 01:33 PM]
ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 5th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 20.

[10/21/08 - 11:59 AM]
ABC Earns Second Place in Viewers and Adults 18-49, While Ranking No. 1 for the 4th Week in a Row with Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/21/08 - 11:55 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of OcT. 13-19
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/20/08 - 02:12 PM]
In the Live + 7 Day Stats, ABC's Week 2 Results Grow from First-Reported Numbers by 5% in Viewers, by 7% in Adults 18-49 and by 10% in Adults 18-34
ABC spins the Live + 7 Day ratings for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/20/08 - 10:31 AM]
Ion Media Networks Launches High Definition
ION Television will be available in HD starting in the first quarter of 2009.

[10/14/08 - 01:03 PM]
'Snl Weekend Update Thursday,' 'The Office,' and 'Sunday Night Football' Pace NBC's Primetime Week of OcT. 6-12
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 6-12.

[10/14/08 - 12:59 PM]
ABC Grows Week to Week Among Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 6-12.

[10/14/08 - 12:57 PM]
ABC Is the Most-Watched Network for the Fourth Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 13.

[10/13/08 - 02:47 PM]
ABC's Premiere Week Results Grow from Originally Reported Numbers by 6% in Viewers, by 8% in Adults 18-49 and by 10% in Adults 18-34
ABC spins the Live + 7 Day ratings for the week of September 22-28.

[10/07/08 - 01:13 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of September 29, 2008 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/07/08 - 11:30 AM]
NBC Ties for #2 in 18-49 for the Primetime Week of SepT. 29-OcT. 5
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[09/30/08 - 01:18 PM]
ABC Leads Its Second Straight Monday in Total Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 29.

[09/30/08 - 01:13 PM]
ABC Wins the Opening Week of the Season in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[09/24/08 - 02:36 PM]
Emmy Award Nominee Lauren Ambrose and Adam Kaufman Star in "Unorthodox," a New "Hallmark Hall of Fame" Presentation Currently in Production in New York City and Washington, D.C. for Broadcast on the CBS Television Network
Susie Essman, Ricki Lake and Mercedes Ruehl also star in the film, due to broadcast in 2009.

[09/23/08 - 11:31 AM]
ABC Is the No. 1 Net on the Opening Night of the 08-09 TV Season
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 22.

[09/11/08 - 12:50 PM]
Fourth Set of Presenters Announced for "The 60th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Airing Sunday, September 21, on ABC
Christina Applegate, Candice Bergen, David Boreanaz, Wayne Brady, Lauren Conrad, Jimmy Kimmel and Kiefer Sutherland are among the latest additions.

[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.

[08/28/08 - 07:05 AM]
Emmy(R) and Grammy(R) Award Winner Harry Connick, JR. Stars in Lifetime Original Movie, 'Living Proof,' Premiering Saturday, October 18
The film continues Lifetime's quest to support their Stop Breast Cancer for Life campaign.

[08/25/08 - 02:38 PM]
Humanitas Prize Announces New Finalists and Welcomes New President, New Venue and New Vision
"It is extremely gratifying to play a role in recognizing and honoring these Humanitas finalists," said incoming president John Wells.

[08/19/08 - 12:30 PM]
Ncis Drops Anchor on Ion Television
The series will air on Mondays and Tuesdays in the 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET timeslot starting September 8.

[07/17/08 - 01:18 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Celebrates 84 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations
ABC proper received 76 nominations, more than any other broadcast network for the second straight year.

[07/17/08 - 05:40 AM]
The 60th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards and Creative Arts Emmy(R) Awards Nominees ArE...
"John Adams" leads all nominations with 23, followed by "30 Rock" (17), "Mad Men" (16) and "Pushing Daisies" (12).

[07/16/08 - 09:28 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Premiere Dates
The Alphabet's fall lineup will roll out between September 19 and October 14.

[07/09/08 - 06:48 AM]
Bio Channel Premieres New Original Talk Show 'Shatner's Raw Nerve' Hosted by William Shatner
The off-beat celebrity interview series will bow on Tuesday, August 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/26/08 - 04:01 PM]
60th Primetime Emmy Awards: Top 10 Drama and Comedy Finalists Announced
The final nominees will be announced by the Television Academy at 5:40 a.m. on Thursday, July 17.

[06/18/08 - 12:23 PM]
Natalia Cigliuti Joins Cast of TNT's New Legal Drama Raising the Bar
Cigliuiti's character, Roberta "Bobbi" Gilardi, "is brought in to help cover the enormous work load faced by the public defender's office."

[06/16/08 - 09:58 AM]
'Living Proof,' Lifetime Television's Marquee Original Movie Starring Emmy(R) and Grammy(R) Award Winner Harry Connick, JR. Adds Star-Studded Lineup to Cast
Amanda Bynes, Angie Harmon, Swoosie Kurtz, Bernadette Peters, Jennifer Coolidge, Regina King, Tammy Blanchard, John Benjamin Hickey, Paula Cale and Trudie Styler are sign onto the telefilm, due in October.

[06/02/08 - 05:19 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 2
Updates include: Rick Gomez join ABC's "Cupid" revival; "Lost's" Harold Perrineau heads to "The Unusuals" on ABC; and Gail O'Grady signs onto David Hemingson's dramedy for ABC.

[05/28/08 - 05:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 28
Updates include: David E. Kelley heads to Warner Bros. Television; James D'Arcy is the first to board FOX's "Virtuality"; and MTV to follow rapper T.I.'s life before prison.

[05/28/08 - 12:02 PM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of May 19-25
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 19-25.

[05/27/08 - 08:53 AM]
Ion Television Injects "Er" Into Primetime Lineup with All-Star Marathon Kickoff
The series will join the network on Monday, June 9 with a four-day marathon.

[05/20/08 - 01:59 PM]
ABC Primetime Performance - 2008 May Sweep/2007-08 TV Season
ABC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/20/08 - 01:56 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of May 12, 2008 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 12-18.

[05/15/08 - 08:20 AM]
FOX Announces Primetime Slate for 2008-2009 Season
Two new dramas, three new comedies and one new unscripted show will join the network's schedule next season.

[05/13/08 - 02:59 PM]
The Futon's Upfront Notes: Abc
Updates include: "Boston Legal" to end; "Here Come the Newlyweds" and "Dance War" may return; and details on the 17 pilots under consideration for midseason.

[05/13/08 - 05:00 AM]
ABC Unveils 2008-09 Primetime Schedule
New series include "The Goode Family," "Life on Mars," "Opportunity Knocks," "Scrubs" and "Untitled Ashton Kutcher/Tyra Banks Project."

[05/11/08 - 04:33 PM]
Development Update: Sunday, May 11
Updates include: "Boston Legal" and "The Game" get renewals; FOX pulls the plug on "New Amsterdam"; and J.D. Roth to host ABC's "Opportunity Knocks."

[05/06/08 - 11:53 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of April 28, 2008 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 4.

[05/02/08 - 10:01 AM]
Directors John Dahl ("Joy Ride," "The Last Seduction"), Larry Fessenden ("The Last Winter," "Wendigo") and Rupert Wainwright ("The Fog," "Stigmata") Added to Impressive Slate of Talent Signed to 'Fear Itself,' Premiering Thursday, June 5 at 10-11:00 P.M. Et
Jesse Plemons, James Roday, Maggie Lawson, Colin Ferguson, Briana Evigan, Clifton Collins Jr., Rachel Miner, Christie Laing, Wendell Pierce and Paula Jai Parker are also set to appear on the series, which was originally set for May 29.

[05/01/08 - 04:31 PM]
Ion Television Presents "Positively Entertaining" Program Lineup at 2008 Sales Presentation
"The Dead Zone" and "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper" are the latest additions the network's fall lineup.

[05/01/08 - 03:01 PM]
FX Orders New Drama Series Sons of Anarchy
Production is scheduled to begin in June and the series slated to premiere on FX in September.

[04/29/08 - 11:18 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of April 21, 2008 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 21-27.

[04/29/08 - 09:05 AM]
Ghost Whisperer Brings Supernatural Energy to Ion Television
"Heading into its fourth season on CBS, this award-winning supernatural series has the great stories and loyal audience we're seeking in order to grow ION Television into a popular, entertainment network," said ION's Brandon Burgess.

[04/24/08 - 08:38 AM]
Ion Television Gets in Your Head with "Criminal Minds"
The series will join recent additions "Boston Legal," "The Steve Harvey Show," "Family Feud" and "Quantum Leap."

[04/23/08 - 11:17 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, April 22, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 22.

[04/22/08 - 02:06 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of April 14, 2008 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 14-20.

[04/16/08 - 01:41 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, April 15, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/15/08 - 03:48 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Primetime Week of April 7-13
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 7-13.

[04/15/08 - 03:30 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of April 7, 2008 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 7-13.

[04/09/08 - 11:41 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, April 8, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 8.

[04/01/08 - 03:18 PM]
TNT Greenlights Truth in Advertising, New Drama Series Starring Eric Mccormack and Tom Cavanagh
The series, due in 2009, also stars Monica Potter, Griffin Dunne, Sarah Clarke, Mike Damus and Geoffrey Arend.

[03/31/08 - 10:38 AM]
Women's Murder Club Returns to ABC with All-New Original Episodes This April
Plus: "Boston Legal" moves to Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c starting April 30 while "Men in Trees" will be bumped until Wednesday, May 28.

[03/06/08 - 09:59 AM]
Save the Date: Ion Media Networks to Host Upfront Presentation May 1
The netlet will add repeats of "Boston Legal" and "M*A*S*H" to its lineup next season.

[03/03/08 - 09:14 AM]
Noted Directors John Landis, Darren Bousman, Ronny Yu Signed to Direct 'Fear Itself,' NBC's Upcoming New Suspense and Horror Anthology Series from Lionsgate and Industry Entertainment
Plus: Brandon Routh, Shiri Appleby, Elisabeth Moss, Cynthia Watros, Eric Roberts and John Billingsley sign on to appear in the anthology series.

[03/03/08 - 09:09 AM]
TNT Plans Dramatic Increase in Original Programming, Setting the Stage for a Major Primetime Shift
14 series in the works include efforts from Ridley Scott, Mark Burnett, Steven Bochco, Robert Redford and John Sacret Young.

[02/26/08 - 11:38 AM]
'Deal Or No Deal' Leads NBC's Week of FeB. 18-24
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 18-24.

[02/22/08 - 06:30 PM]
Development Update: Week of February 18-22
Updates include: NBC eyes a new home for "Friday Night Lights"; TV Guide says "Las Vegas" is on the way out; and Jesse L. Martin to exit "Law & Order."

[02/20/08 - 02:22 PM]
'Knight Rider' Paces NBC's Week of FeB. 11-17, as the Network Ranks #2 in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 11-17.

[02/20/08 - 11:32 AM]
ABC Announces the Return of Television's Biggest Hit Shows
Plus: "Lost" will move to a new time - Thursday nights at 10:00/9:00c - beginning April 24.

[02/19/08 - 09:18 AM]
The Verdict's In: "Boston Legal," from David E. Kelley Productions & Twentieth Television, to Join Ion Television's Primetime Lineup
"'Boston Legal' will be to ION Television what Denny Crane is to Crane, Poole & Schmidt - bold, outrageous and positively entertaining," said ION chief Brandon Burgess.

[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.

[02/07/08 - 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.

[01/29/08 - 11:05 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of January 21, 2008 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 21-17.

[01/29/08 - 10:59 AM]
NBC Is #2 for the Week in 18-49, Powered by 'Deal, ' 'Gladiators, ' 'Svu, ' 'Celebrity Apprentice' and 'Biggest Loser'
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 21-27.

[01/24/08 - 10:39 AM]
TNT Heads to the Courtroom with New Steven Bochco Legal Drama Series Raising the Bar, Starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Gloria Reuben and Jane Kaczmarek
Teddy Sears, Melissa Sagemiller, Currie Graham, J. August Richards and Jonathan Scarfe also star in the drama, due later this year.

[01/23/08 - 12:27 PM]
NBC Ranks #2 in 18-49, as 'American Gladiators,' 'Deal' and 'Svu' Pace the Network's Week of JaN. 14-20
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 14-20.

[01/18/08 - 06:11 PM]
Development Update: Week of January 14-18
Updates include: Jason Kennedy named host of ABC's "Dance Machine," TV Land renews its "Myths & Legends" and the Alphabet looks to bring back "Circus of the Stars."

[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.

[12/20/07 - 04:13 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Receives 11 Screen Actors Guild Award Nominations
ABC, boosted by eight nominations for actors appearing in ABC Studios series, received the most nominations of any network with 11.

[12/20/07 - 08:59 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
"Ugly Betty," "The Sopranos" and "30 Rock" lead all TV nominations with three each.

[12/19/07 - 05:19 PM]
New Day for "Cashmere Mafia" Special Premiere
The special premiere originally scheduled for Thursday, January 3, will now air on Sunday, January 6.

[12/19/07 - 02:24 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, December 18, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 18.

[12/18/07 - 04:10 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of December 10, 2007 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 10-16.

[12/18/07 - 04:01 PM]
'Deal, ' 'Biggest Loser' and 'Sunday Night Football' Lead NBC's Week of DeC. 10-16
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 10-16.

[12/17/07 - 09:02 AM]
NBC Announces February 18 Premiere Date for New Series 'Quarterlife'
NBC's partnership with "quarterlife" will also allow the network to distribute the series on NBC.com.

[12/14/07 - 02:27 PM]
ABC Unveils Midseason Primetime Schedule
Among the highlights: "Lost" moves to Thursdays, "Cashmere Mafia" to Wednesdays and "Oprah's Big Give" on Sundays.

[12/13/07 - 02:37 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Receives 11 Golden Globe Award Nominations
All 11 nominations are for programming on ABC, the most for any broadcast network, with ABC Studios-produced series contributing seven of the 11 nominations.

[12/13/07 - 05:30 AM]
Hollywood Foreign Press Association 2008 Golden Globe Awards for the Year Ended December 31, 2007 Nominations Release Nominations Press Release
HBO leads all networks with 18 nominations while FX's "Damages" tops all series with four nods.

[12/10/07 - 10:53 PM]
Amber Tamblyn Stars in "The Russell Girl," a New "Hallmark Hall of Fame" Presentation, to Be Broadcast Sunday, JaN. 27 on the CBS Television Network
In the drama, Sarah Russell (Tamblyn), a 23-year-old aspiring medical school student, visits her loving family to share some important news, but instead finds herself attempting to finally confront a difficult period from her past.

[11/20/07 - 12:54 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of November 12, 2007 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 12-18.

[11/20/07 - 11:47 AM]
'Heroes,''The Office'And 'Sunday Night Football' Lead NBC's Week of NoV. 12-18
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 12-18.

[11/14/07 - 01:00 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, November 13, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 13.

[11/13/07 - 01:52 PM]
'NBC Sunday Night Football' Charges NBC's Week of NoV. 5-11
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 5-11.

[11/06/07 - 01:02 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 29, 2007 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 29-November 4.

[11/06/07 - 12:57 PM]
'NBC Sunday Night Football ' Powers NBC's Week of OcT. 29-NoV. 4
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 29-November 4.

[11/05/07 - 03:18 PM]
ABC Holds Back 'Mafia,' Other Sweeps Changes
Plus: "Big Shots" will take a powder on Thursday, November 15 while "The Bachelor: After the Final Rose" has been slated for Tuesday, November 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/31/07 - 11:13 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, October 30, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 30.

[10/23/07 - 11:55 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 15, 2007 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/07 - 11:28 AM]
ABC News to Broadcast Live Special Edition of "20/20" on California Wildfires Tonight, Tuesday, October 23
The one-hour special will air tonight at 10:00/9:00c, replacing "Boston Legal."

[10/17/07 - 12:55 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, October 16, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 16.

[10/16/07 - 02:10 PM]
NBC Places Four Shows in the Week's Top 10 in Primetime's Key Demo of Adults 18-49, with 'Heroes,' 'Law & Order: Svu,' 'The Office' and 'NBC Sunday Night Football'
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 8-14.

[10/16/07 - 12:21 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 8, 2007 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 8-14.

[10/12/07 - 06:16 PM]
Development Update: Week of October 8-12
Updates include: "24's" Kiefer Sutherland reaches a plea agreement over his DUI arrest, CBS Television Distribution looks to spin off "Dr. Phil," FOX eyes an animated revamp of "The Pitts" and plenty of new casting news.

[10/11/07 - 09:06 AM]
Tivo Announces Premiere Week Ratings
The ratings, generated using TiVo's Stop||Watch(TM) service, revealed that "Grey's Anatomy," with a total rating of 27.2%, was the most watched show in Total and Time-shifted viewing during premiere week.

[10/10/07 - 11:47 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, October 9, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 9.

[10/09/07 - 12:36 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 1, 2007 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/09/07 - 11:27 AM]
NBC Ties for #1 in 18-49 for a Second Week in a Row and Remains Tied for the Season-To-Date Lead
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/03/07 - 01:27 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, October 2, 2007 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 2.

[10/02/07 - 11:59 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of September 24, 2007 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 24-30.

[10/02/07 - 10:33 AM]
With Break-Out Performances from New and Returning Series, NBC Ties for Premiere Week's Top Spot in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 24-30.

[10/01/07 - 01:14 PM]
Amber Tamblyn Stars in "The Russell Girl," a New "Hallmark Hall of Fame" Presentation, Which Has Begun Production in Toronto for Broadcast on the CBS Television Network
Academy Award nominee and Tony Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, two-time Tony Award winner Jennifer Ehle, Tim DeKay and Henry Czerny also star.

[09/26/07 - 11:27 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, September 25, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 25.

[09/26/07 - 10:32 AM]
Cane Raises CBS's Best Series Premiere in the Time Period Since 1999
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 25.

[09/24/07 - 04:25 PM]
Season Two of Aaron Mcgruder's the Boondocks Premieres on Adult Swim
Busta Rhymes, Cedric the Entertainer, Snoop Dogg, Mos Def and Aisha Tyler are all set to lend their voices to the show's second season.

[09/19/07 - 04:22 PM]
Delta Burke and Andrea Roth Star in "Bridal Fever," an Original Movie for Hallmark Channel Which Has Begun Production in Toronto for Air in 2008
The original movie has begun production in Toronto, Canada for air on Hallmark Channel in 2008.

[09/17/07 - 04:39 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Captures 15 Emmy Awards
ABC won a total of 10 Primetime Emmy Awards, including statues presented at the Creative Arts Emmys on September 8.

[09/16/07 - 08:00 PM]
Winners of the 2007 Primetime Emmy Awards Announced
NBC's "30 Rock" takes home Outstanding Comedy Series while HBO's "The Sopranos" closes out its run as Outstanding Drama Series.

[09/04/07 - 11:33 AM]
Production Has Begun on ABC's "Cashmere Mafia"
Lucy Liu, Frances O'Connor, Miranda Otto and Bonnie Somerville all star in the drama, which premieres Tuesday, November 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/23/07 - 10:09 AM]
Mare Winningham Set to Guest Star on "Boston Legal"
She plays Patrice Kelly, who asks Alan Shore's (James Spader) advice on how to kill the man who murdered her daughter and was acquitted by reason of temporary insanity.

[08/20/07 - 10:46 AM]
Tom Everett Scott Will Portray Lucy Liu's Fiancé on the Premiere of ABC's New Drama, "Cashmere Mafia"
He'll take over for Timothy Adams as Richard Cutting, "a hotshot young associate publisher of a magazine group, Barnstead Media, where he is a colleague of Mia Mason (Lucy Liu)."

[08/15/07 - 10:47 AM]
ABC Creates a Special Lineup Devoted to Emmy-Nominated Series the Week of August 20
In addition, there will be special sneak peeks of returning fall series during the episodes.

[08/10/07 - 06:04 PM]
Development Update: Week of August 6-10
Updates include: USA gives "Notice" a second season, FOX gives hefty put pilot commitments to two newcomers and HBO sinks its teeth into a "True Blood" series order.

[08/02/07 - 11:11 AM]
Boston Legal Returns with a 90-Minute Season Premiere, Tuesday, September 25 on Abc
The series will then begin airing in its regular time period the following Tuesday, from 10:00-11:00 p.m., ET.

[07/27/07 - 07:06 PM]
Development Update: Week of July 23-27
Updates include: Rob Thomas and David Greenwalt exit their respective showrunning gigs, HBO gives "Big Love" a third season and Brooke Langton to take over for Melissa Sagemiller on NBC's "Life."

[07/25/07 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Premiere Dates
The dates include a three-night "Dancing with the Stars" premiere event, while Fridays will see "20/20" now leading off the night.

[07/19/07 - 07:44 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Celebrates 85 Primetime Emmy Nominations
The network scored nominations in four of the five series categories - Comedy, Drama, Reality and Reality-Competition.

[07/19/07 - 05:40 AM]
The 59th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards and Creative Arts Emmy(R) Awards Nominees ArE...
Toping the nominations list are HBO's "Burn My Heart at Wounded Knee" (17), AMC's "Broken Trail" (16), HBO's "The Sopranos" (15) and ABC's "Ugly Betty" (11).

[07/02/07 - 11:20 PM]
Taraji P. Henson to Join the Cast of "Boston Legal" as a Series Regular
Plus: Gail O'Grady and Saffron Burrows will guest star in early episodes while Rene Auberjonois and Mark Valley will reprise their previous roles.

[06/19/07 - 12:19 PM]
USA Network Auctions Celebrity Fashions from Hit New Show "The Starter Wife"
70% of the proceeds from the auction - featuring such designers as Hermes, Dolce & Gabbana, Jill Sander, Givenchy and Versace - will be donated to Dress for Success.

[06/15/07 - 06:27 PM]
Development Update: Week of June 11-15
Updates include: "Veronica Mars" creator Rob Thomas to run ABC's "Miss/Guided," Donald Trump brings "Lady or a Tramp" to FOX, MTV renews "Laguna Beach" and "Run's House" plus a host of casting news.

[06/13/07 - 01:21 PM]
John Larroquette Joins the Cast of ABC's "Boston Legal"
In addition, Christian Clemenson has been upped to series regular while Tara Summers ("Dirt") also comes on board as a young associate of the Boston offices.

[06/05/07 - 10:45 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of May 28, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 28-June 3.

[06/05/07 - 09:46 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of May 28-June 3
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 28-June 3.

[06/05/07 - 02:05 PM]
Lifetime Television's Original Drama 'Army Wives' Is Most-Watched Series Premiere in Network's 23-Year History
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, June 3.

[06/01/07 - 05:37 PM]
Development Update: Week of May 28-June 1
Updates include: MyNetworkTV details its fall 2007 schedule, CBS and the CW issue midseason orders and casting is announced for HBO's mini-series "Generation Kill."

[05/22/07 - 03:35 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of May 14, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 14-20.

[05/22/07 - 10:32 AM]
GSN Acquires Primetime Network Game Show 'Show Me the Money'
The seven episodes include two which never aired during ABC's original 2006 run. These never-before-seen episodes will make their television premiere on GSN July 17 and July 24.

[05/17/07 - 10:15 AM]
The CW Kicks Off Its Second Season with Six New Series
he CW Network unveiled the schedule for its 2007-2008 season today at Madison Square Garden before more than 3,000 advertisers, affiliates and national media. The announcement was made by Dawn Ostroff, President of Entertainment, The CW.

[05/17/07 - 09:38 AM]
FOX Announces Primetime Slate for 2007-2008 Season
Peter Liguori, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company, today unveiled the FOX primetime schedule for the 2007-2008 television season.

[05/16/07 - 02:05 PM]
ABC Bumps 'Boston Legal' Finale After Sweeps
The Alphabet adds "The Bachelor: After the Final Rose" special to its May 22 lineup, bumping the "Legal" finale to May 29.

[05/16/07 - 02:01 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, May 15, 2007 - (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 15.

[05/15/07 - 04:51 PM]
The Futon's Upfront Notes: Abc
Find out about the network's Monday and Tuesday plans come midseason, what's going on with "Primetime" as well as other odds and ends from the Alphabet's upfront presentation.

[05/15/07 - 04:24 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of May 7, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 7-13.

[05/15/07 - 03:55 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of April May 7-13
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 7-13.

[05/15/07 - 05:00 AM]
ABC Unveils 2007-08 Primetime Schedule
Stephen McPherson, president, ABC Entertainment, today outlined ABC's plans for next season and unveiled the network's 2007-08 fall schedule before a crowd of ABC affiliates and representatives of the advertising and media communities at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall.

[05/09/07 - 11:13 AM]
NBC Announces Emmy Award Winner Tom Selleck Will Return to Dramatic Series Television as He Joins Regular Cast of 'Las Vegas' as Charismatic Billionaire Owner of Montecito Resort & Casino
In addition, James Caan, who has starred as Ed Deline, the Montecito's surveillance head for four years, will return to the series for one episode in its 2007-08 season premiere.

[05/09/07 - 10:54 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, May 8, 2007 - (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 8.

[05/09/07 - 09:46 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of April 30, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 30-May 6.

[05/08/07 - 01:27 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of April 30-May 6
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 30-May 6.

[05/03/07 - 01:04 PM]
Emmy Winner Debra Messing Stars in the USA Network Television Event 'The Starter Wife'
The network further details the mini-series, which also stars Judy Davis, Joe Mantegna, Miranda Otto and Anika Noni Rose.

[05/01/07 - 04:05 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of April 23-29
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 23-29.

[05/01/07 - 03:55 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of April 23, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 23-29.

[04/24/07 - 09:07 AM]
Thirty-One Percent Increase in Lifetime Television's 2007-08 Programming Budget -- Largest in Network History -- Highlighted by 'Army Wives,' Premiering Sunday, June 3, 'State of Mind' and 'Side Order of Life' Premiering Sunday, July 15
In addition, Lifetime Networks is producing more than 60 movies this coming season for both Lifetime Television and LMN.

[04/23/07 - 12:05 PM]
ABC Sweeps Into May with Jam-Packed Original Episodes and Season Finales of Some of Television's Biggest Hits
ABC details its May sweeps highlights, which potentially contain MAJOR SPOILERS.

[04/18/07 - 09:12 AM]
Cameron Daddo to Host "Pirate Master," the New Reality-Based Series Created by Emmy Award-Winning Producer Mark Burnett, Premiering Thursday, May 31, on CBS
In each episode, Daddo will distribute clues at the start of the expeditions and preside over the Pirate's Court.

[04/17/07 - 01:57 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of April 9, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 9-15.

[04/17/07 - 11:09 AM]
Networks Respond to Virginia Tech Rampage
ABC and CBS to air news specials tonight while FOX pulls Wednesday's episode of "Bones" over sensitivity issues.

[04/11/07 - 06:30 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 11
Updates include: CBS plans a Jacksons-judged "Dynasty," MTV to revisit "The Real World: Las Vegas" and NBC orders six additional scripts of "Friday Night Lights."

[04/11/07 - 12:10 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, April 10, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 10.

[04/10/07 - 03:37 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of April 2, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/04/07 - 04:47 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, April 3, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 3.

[04/03/07 - 02:46 PM]
ABC Nixes 'Six Degrees'; 'Trees' Planted for Next Season
"Wife Swap" repeats to take over for "Six Degrees" on Fridays while "Men in Trees'" five yet-to-air episodes will be held for next season.

[03/29/07 - 02:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 29
Updates include: Oxygen gives "Bad Girls" a second season and a spin-off, Tom Conti to play grandpa for Victor Fresco and the CW rolls "M.I.L.F. & Cookies."

[03/28/07 - 04:59 PM]
USA Network's Hot Summer Originals Burn Up the Competition
USA will present six original series this summer, more than any other cable network has ever offered during that period, establishing an industry record.

[03/28/07 - 04:56 PM]
USA Summer Programming
USA sets dates for the return "Monk," "Psych," "The 4400" and "The Dead Zone" as well as the premieres of "The Starter Wife" and "Burn Notice."

[03/27/07 - 10:52 PM]
Hallmark Channel Announces New Original Movies to Air Throughout the Remainder of 2007
A dozen new original movies are set to air on the network by the end of 2007.

[03/27/07 - 01:32 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of March 19, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 19-25.

[03/21/07 - 01:05 PM]
ABC Announces Fourteen Early Pick-Ups for the 2007-08 Season
Newcomers "Brothers & Sisters," "Ugly Betty" and "Men in Trees" are among the series set to return next season.

[03/20/07 - 04:57 PM]
2007 FOX Program Development Guide - Comedy Series
FOX details its 13 comedy pilots under consideration for next season.

[03/20/07 - 01:37 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 20
Updates include: "Extras" to wrap, ABC adds another series to its summer slate plus our usual wave of casting news.

[03/12/07 - 12:24 AM]
Development Update: Monday, March 12
Updates include: ABC adds NASCAR series, CBS lands "Fugly" leads and FOX taps new "General" lead.

[03/06/07 - 02:45 PM]
Lifetime Orders Production of 'Side Order of Life,' a New One-Hour Drama Series from Academy Award(R) Winners Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen ('American Beauty'), Margaret Nagle (HBO's 'Warm Springs') and Warner Horizon Television
It joins previously announced dramas "Army Wives," starring Kim Delaney and Catherine Bell, premiering in June and "State of Mind," starring Lili Taylor, also premiering in July, as the network's third new original scripted drama series to premiere this summer.

[03/05/07 - 03:03 PM]
NBC Universal Television Pacts with Gail Berman and Lloyd Braun
The pair ink a three-year, first-look development deal for their newly formed BermanBraun company.

[03/05/07 - 10:29 AM]
William Shatner Gets Raked Over the CoalS...again When "The Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner: Extended & Uncensored!" DVD Hits Stores on Tuesday, March 20
Bonus materials on this one-disc set include "The Making of the Roast" featurette, behind-the-scenes and red carpet interviews.

[02/27/07 - 10:12 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of FeB. 19-25
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 19-25.

[02/26/07 - 12:52 AM]
Development Update: Monday, February 26
Updates include: Christopher Guest to direct ABC's "The Thick of It," new roles for Eddie Cibrian, Jim Rash, Kristin Chenoweth, Anna Paquin and more!

[02/21/07 - 11:55 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of February 12, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 12-18.

[02/21/07 - 02:40 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of FeB. 12-18
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 12-18.

[02/19/07 - 12:29 AM]
Development Update: Monday, February 19
Updates include: Jill Clayburgh and Natalie Zea find ABC's "Dirty Sexy Money," Summer Glau joins FOX's "The Sarah Connor Chronicles" and more!

[02/15/07 - 12:21 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 15
Updates include: Lead roles in store for Parker Posey, Matthew Lillard, Anthony Anderson, Katheryn Winnick and Christopher Sieber plus new pilots from CBS and the CW.

[02/14/07 - 02:02 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, February 13, 2007 - Final Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 13.

[02/13/07 - 05:10 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of February 5, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 5-11.

[02/13/07 - 03:33 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of FeB. 5-11 -- the #1 New Show of the Season in 18-49, 'Heroes,' Is the Top-Rated Program on Television Monday and the Top-Rated New Series of the Week in Adults 18-49, 18-34 and 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 5-11.

[02/12/07 - 12:41 PM]
Megan Mullally Set to Guest Star on ABC's "Boston Legal"
She'll play Renata Hill, a former lover and co-worker of Alan Shore's, who's accused of murdering her husband in an upcoming episode.

[02/09/07 - 12:52 AM]
Development Update: Friday, February 9
Updates include: FOX lands "Action News" plus Peter Krause, Ron Eldard, Kim Raver and Lloyd Owen all snag lead roles in pilots.

[02/08/07 - 12:44 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 8
Updates include: Loads of casting news as leads are set for NBC's "Business Class," "Chuck" and "Journeyman" plus three new comedies get pilot orders from ABC.

[02/06/07 - 03:17 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of JaN. 29 - FeB. 4
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 29-February 4.

[02/06/07 - 03:13 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of January 29, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 29-February 4.

[01/31/07 - 12:57 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 31
Updates include: Amber Smith, Adam Arkin, Jason O'Mara and Stana Katic all land pilots, plus new pilot orders from FOX and ABC.

[01/30/07 - 03:06 PM]
ABC Announces February Sweeps Highlights, Including the Return of "Lost," the Oscars, Hosted by Ellen Degenernes, the First Ever Oscar Special from Oprah Winfrey, and Jam-Packed Original Episodes of Some of Television's Biggest Hits
The network's February highlights include the return of "Lost," "79th Annual Academy Awards" hosted by Ellen DeGeneres and the first ever "Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special."

[01/23/07 - 02:08 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of January 15, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 15-21.

[01/23/07 - 12:04 PM]
The Top-Rated 'Golden Globes' Telcast in Three Years Paces NBC's Week of JaN. 15-21
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 15-21.

[01/18/07 - 12:41 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 18
Updates include: Pilots go at ABC, NBC and FOX plus casting news on Showtime's "Californication" and FOX's "The Sarah Connor Chronicles."

[01/11/07 - 09:28 PM]
Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television: Dramatic Series Night, Comedy Series, Musical Variety, Reality Programs, Daytime Serials and Children's Programs
The winners of all six categories will be announced at the 59th Annual DGA Awards Dinner on Saturday, February 3, 2007 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.

[01/10/07 - 02:46 PM]
Emmy(R)-Award Winning Actress Debra Messing Stars in 'The Starter Wife'
The six-hour television event premieres on Thursday, May 31 at 9:00/8:00c and runs through Thursday, June 28 on USA.

[01/09/07 - 12:02 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 9
Updates include: ABC, CBS, NBC and the CW all order pilots plus Melissa Joan Hart and Mario Lopez are set to star in an ABC Family holiday movie.

[01/04/07 - 11:51 AM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Receives Eight Screen Actors Guild Award Nominations
"Grey's Anatomy," "Ugly Betty," "Desperate Housewives" and "Boston Legal" each received two nominations.

[01/04/07 - 10:37 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
HBO leads all networks with 10 nominations while "The Sopranos" and AMC's "Broken Trail" each get three nods.

[12/15/06 - 04:57 PM]
'Show Me,' 'Day Break' Out in Latest ABC Shuffle
The Alphabet pulls the plug on both series after each hit series lows in their most-recent airings.

[12/12/06 - 03:52 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of December 4, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 4-10.

[12/12/06 - 11:42 AM]
NBC Wins Its Second Primetime Week in a Row in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 4-10.

[12/05/06 - 12:36 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of November 27, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 27-December 3.

[12/05/06 - 12:31 PM]
NBC Wins the Primetime Week in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 27-December 3.

[11/29/06 - 11:40 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, November 28, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 28.

[11/29/06 - 11:39 AM]
Nia Long to Guest Star on ABC's "Boston Legal"
She'll play a disciplined, ambitious, micro-managing new associate from the New York office of Crane Poole & Schmidt during a three-episode arc.

[11/28/06 - 01:24 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of November 20, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 20-26.

[11/22/06 - 02:20 PM]
TV Land's the 100 Greatest TV Quotes & Catchphrases Hits the Air with a Comprehensive List of TV's Most Memorable Expressions Over the Past 60 Years
The week-long primetime salute kicks off on Monday, December 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/22/06 - 02:14 PM]
This Season ABC Offers the Gift of Holiday-Themed Episodes and Movies Along with New and Classic Specials
ABC details is various holiday-themed episodes, movies and specials.

[11/14/06 - 12:27 PM]
The Hottest Men Across All Musical Genres Take on the "2006 American Music Awards," Airing Live November 21 on Abc
Jay-Z, Lionel Richie, Barry Manilow, John Mayer, Akon & Snoop Dogg and Jamie Foxx are all scheduled to perform.

[11/13/06 - 09:14 PM]
AMC Continues to Develop Bold Original Programming with Vince Gilligans Breaking Bad
In the tradition of generations of films that chronicle the anti-hero, the pilot, written by Gilligan, follows the story of a desperate man with nothing to lose and what he is willing to do for his familys survival.

[11/08/06 - 12:58 PM]
Presenters Announced for the "2006 American Music Awards," Airing Live November 21 on Abc
Nicole Richie, Taye Diggs, Tori Spelling, Paris Hilton, Ashlee Simpson, Gavin Rossdale, Nickelback, Katharine McPhee, Vanessa Williams, Tommy Lee, Chingy, Mario Lopez, Carmen Electra, Dave Grohl, Ryan Seacrest, Tony Hawk and William Shatner are among the those presenting.

[11/01/06 - 11:56 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, October 31, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 31

[10/31/06 - 05:20 PM]
ABC Sweeps Into November with the Premieres of New Drama "Day Break," Starring Taye Diggs, New Comedy "Big Day" and New Variety Series "Show Me the Money," Hosted by William Shatner, as Well as the Finales of "Lost," "Dancing with the Stars" and "The Bachelor: Rome," and Jam-Packed Original Episodes of Some of Television's Biggest Hits
The network details its November sweeps highlights. (SPOILERS!)

[10/31/06 - 01:23 PM]
'Heroes,' the #1 New Show of the Week and the Season, Soars to New Ratings Highs
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 23-29.

[10/31/06 - 01:18 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 23, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 23-29.

[10/26/06 - 12:46 PM]
William Shatner to Host "Show Me the Money," Premiering Wednesday, November 22 on the ABC Television Network
The network provides more details about the show, including "thirteen stunning Million-Dollar Dancers who are always ready to break into any style of dance, while audacious master of ceremonies William Shatner spontaneously boogies with the beauties on stage."

[10/25/06 - 03:51 PM]
ABC Books 'Supernanny'S' Return, Shows Wednesdays the 'Money'
William Shatner-hosted game show premieres on November 22, while "Supernanny" returns on December 4.

[10/25/06 - 11:31 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, October 24, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 24.

[10/24/06 - 12:15 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 16, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 16-22.

[10/18/06 - 11:45 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, October 17, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 17.

[10/17/06 - 03:27 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 9, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 9-15.

[10/12/06 - 03:10 PM]
CBS's New Tuesday Brain Child
Newcomer will air in "Smith's" old home of Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c starting November 14.

[10/11/06 - 12:37 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, October 10, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 10.

[10/10/06 - 12:19 PM]
'Heroes' Is the #1 New Show of the Week and Season in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 2-8.

[10/10/06 - 12:13 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 2, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 2-8.

[10/06/06 - 01:05 PM]
William Shatner to Host New ABC Reality Game Show, "Show Me the Money"
New game show comes from the producers of NBC's "Deal or No Deal."

[10/06/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: October 2-6 (Weekly Round-Up)
A weekly recap of everything in development for the past week.

[10/04/06 - 02:25 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, October 3, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 3.

[10/03/06 - 01:16 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of September 25, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 25-October 1.

[09/27/06 - 12:00 AM]
Ncis and "The Unit" Post Week-To-Week Increases in Viewers and Key Demographics

[09/27/06 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, September 26, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[09/26/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Jumps 18 Percent Over Premiere Week Last Year, Ranks #2 in 18-49 for the Opening Week of the 2006-07 Primetime Season

[09/26/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Jumps 18 Percent Over Premiere Week Last Year, Ranks #2 in 18-49 for the Opening Week of the 2006-07 Primetime Season

[09/26/06 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of September 18, 2006

[09/22/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: September 18-22 (Weekly Round-Up)

[09/20/06 - 12:00 AM]
'Law & Order' Dramas 'Special Victims Unit' and 'Criminal Intent' Lock Up Strong Numbers in Their 2006-07 Season Debuts

[09/20/06 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, September 19, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[09/06/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Entertainment and Epic Records Partner to Produce Music Video Using Scenes from the New Season of "Grey's Anatomy" and the Fray's Video from Their Gold Debut, "How to Save a Life"

[08/30/06 - 12:00 AM]
Craig Bierko Joins the Cast of ABC's "Boston Legal" This Season

[08/21/06 - 12:00 AM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Captures 15 Creative Arts Emmy Awards

[08/19/06 - 12:00 AM]
Winners of the 2006 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Announced

[08/17/06 - 12:00 AM]
The Sheens, Bergen, Liotta, Cowell, Tambor, Lithgow, Newhart Confirmed as Presenters for the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

[08/16/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Entertainement Announces Retail Media Advertising and Content Deal with Instore Broadcasting Network and Kroger

[08/09/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Closes 'One Ocean View,' Nixes 'Boston Legal,' 'Lost' Repeats

[08/09/06 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime: The Outsiders, an ABC News Series, Examines Unusual People with Unimaginable Lives

[08/08/06 - 12:00 AM]
Jason Alexander Named Roast Master "The Comedy Central(R) Roast of William Shatner" to Tape on Sunday, August 13

[08/07/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Television Network Chooses Arenas as Hispanic Marketing Agency of Record

[08/04/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 31-August 4 (Weekly Round-Up)

[08/04/06 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take

[07/28/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Shelves 'Extreme Makeover'S' Return; Comedies to Fill in for 'The One'

[07/28/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Entertainment and A&m Records Partner to Produce a Music Video Using Snow Patrol's Smash Success, "Chasing Cars," and Video Clips from Hit Series "Grey's Anatomy"

[07/18/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Premiere Dates

[07/10/06 - 12:00 AM]
24 Continues to Attract Emmy Award-Winning Actors as Peter Macnicol Joins the Cast

[07/06/06 - 12:00 AM]
2005 - 2006 Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations

[07/06/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Receives 64 Nominations for the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - Up 13 from Last Year, and More Than Any Other Broadcast Network - Including 11 for "Grey's Anatomy," Nine for "Lost" and the "78th Annual Academy Awards," and Multiple Nominations for "Desperate Housewives," "Boston Legal" and "Dancing with the Stars"

[07/06/06 - 12:00 AM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Garners 81 Primetime Emmy Nominations

[06/14/06 - 12:00 AM]
Directing Masters Set for Second Season of Showtime's Masters of Horror

[05/23/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of May 15-21 and the 2005-06 Season

[05/23/06 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of May 15-21, 2006

[05/16/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of May 8-14

[05/16/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Unveils 2006-07 Primetime Schedule

[05/12/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Adds Four Dramas, NBC Goes for 'Years'

[05/09/06 - 12:00 AM]
USA Network Says "Action!" to Wwe-Compatible Films

[05/09/06 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of May 1-7, 2006

[05/03/06 - 12:00 AM]
'Legal' In, 'Chief' Out as ABC's Upfront Nears

[05/02/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of April 24-30

[05/02/06 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of April 24-30, 2006

[04/27/06 - 12:00 AM]
May Sweeps on Abc

[04/20/06 - 12:00 AM]
Jeri Ryan to Guest-Star on the Two-Hour Season Finale of ABC's "Boston Legal"

[04/12/06 - 12:00 AM]
Legendary Film and Television Actor Robert Wagner to Guest Star on ABC's "Boston Legal"

[04/06/06 - 12:00 AM]
Boston Legal Is Among Winners of the 65th Annual Peabody Awards

[04/05/06 - 12:00 AM]
Award-Winning Actor Parker Posey to Guest-Star on ABC's "Boston Legal"

[04/03/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC & Rhi Entertainment to Auction Costumes from the Upcoming Miniseries "The Ten Commandments"

[03/29/06 - 12:00 AM]
Commander in Chief and "Less Than Perfect" Return to ABC Schedule

[03/28/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of March 20-26

[03/27/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 27

[03/22/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 21-22, Part 1: Comedies

[03/21/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of March 13-19

[03/21/06 - 12:00 AM]
Finales & Specials Highlight ABC's May Schedule

[03/21/06 - 12:00 AM]
Finales & Specials Highlight ABC's May Schedule

[03/14/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of March 6-12

[03/14/06 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of March 6-12, 2006

[03/08/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 8

[03/07/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of FeB. 27-March 5

[02/28/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 28

[02/28/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 28

[02/28/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Family Casts Jenny Mccarthy and Ivan Sergei in the Original Movie 'Mary Christmas' (Working Title) to Air During '25 Days of Christmas' Programming Event

[02/14/06 - 12:00 AM]
TV Land Boldly Goes Where No Network Has Gone Before ...

[02/14/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of February 6-12

[02/10/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Announces Schedule Changes to Tuesday Nights

[02/01/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Announces Premiere Dates for "Miracle Workers," "American Inventor," "The Evidence" and "What About Brian," and Airdates for a Series of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Hurricane Recovery Specials, Plus the Return of "Commander in Chief" and "Supernanny"

[01/31/06 - 12:00 AM]
February Sweeps in with Super Bowl Sunday, with Big Episodes of "Grey's Anatomy" and "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Following Pro Football's Most Anticipated Showdown; Barbara Walters' Academy Awards Edition Special; a "Wife Swap" Special; Travis' Final Rose; Truly Life-Altering Home Makeovers; Valentine's Day with Charlie Brown and "Rodney"

[01/31/06 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of January 23-29, 2006

[01/19/06 - 12:00 AM]
Naveen Andrews, Patricia Arquette, Benjamin Bratt, Marg Helgenberger, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Felicity Huffman, Eva Longoria, Ellen Pompeo, Sag President Alan Rosenberg, William Shatner, David Strathairn and Hilary Swank Will Be Presenters at the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)

[01/18/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of JaN. 9-15

[01/18/06 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of January 9-15, 2006

[01/10/06 - 12:00 AM]
Randy Jackson, Aisha Tyler, Kimberly Elise, James Pickens JR., and Kevin Frazier Join New Naacp President and Ceo Bruce S. Gordon to Announce the "37th Naacp Image Awards" Nominations

[01/05/06 - 12:00 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)

[01/05/06 - 12:00 AM]
The ABC Television Network Receives 11 Screen Actors Guild Nominations, Tying with HBO for the Most Nominations of Any Network

[12/20/05 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of December 12-18, 2005

[12/19/05 - 12:00 AM]
GSN Wishes You 'A Betty White Christmas'!

[12/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
2005 Nominations Press Release

[12/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Receives 16 Golden Globe Award Nominations, More Than Any Other Broadcast Network; Seven More Nominations Than It Garnered Last Year

[12/09/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: December 8-9

[11/30/05 - 12:00 AM]
Sharon Lawrence, Tim Matheson and Mika Boorem to Star in Lifetime Original Movie 'Augusta, Gone,' Based on True Story of a Mother Who Struggles to Save Her Teenage Daughter from Self-Destruction

[11/30/05 - 12:00 AM]
Award-Winning Actor Tom Selleck to Guest Star on ABC's "Boston Legal"

[11/22/05 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of November 14-20, 2005

[11/15/05 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of November 7-13, 2005

[11/09/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: November 4-9

[11/09/05 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, November 8, 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[11/08/05 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of OcT. 31-NoV. 6

[11/08/05 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of OcT. 31 - NoV. 6, 2005

[11/03/05 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, November 1, 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[11/01/05 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of OcT. 24-30

[11/01/05 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 24-30, 2005

[10/28/05 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Sweeps Into November with Jam-Packed Original Episodes of Some of Television's Biggest Hits (We Find Out What Kate Did on "Lost"!); the American Music Awards; a Kenny Chesney Special; Feature Films Have Their Network Premieres; Barbara Walters Presents Her 10 Most Fascinating People

[10/26/05 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, October 25, 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[10/25/05 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of OcT. 17-23

[10/25/05 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 17-23, 2005

[10/19/05 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, October 18, 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[10/18/05 - 12:00 AM]
Award-Winning Actor Joanna Cassidy to Guest-Star on ABC's "Boston Legal"

[10/17/05 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Orders Additional Episodes of Suspenseful Adventure-Drama Series 'Surface'

[10/17/05 - 12:00 AM]
Award-Winning Actor Michael J. FOX to Guest-Star on ABC's "Boston Legal"

[10/14/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: October 12-14

[10/12/05 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, October 11, 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[10/11/05 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 3 - 9, 2005

[10/05/05 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, October 4, 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[10/04/05 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of SepT. 26 - OcT. 2, 2005

[09/30/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: September 28-30

[09/28/05 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, September 27, 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[09/27/05 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of September 19-25, 2005

[09/23/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: September 22-23

[09/21/05 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, September 20, 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[09/19/05 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Television Network Scores Six Emmy Wins Sunday Night, More Than Any Other Broadcast Network, Bringing ABC's Emmy Total to a Broadcast Network-Topping 16

[09/19/05 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Hosts Daytime Returns

[09/18/05 - 12:00 AM]
2004-2005 Primetime Emmys for Programs and Individual Achievements at the 57th Annual Emmy Awards

[09/15/05 - 12:00 AM]
The WB's "Just Legal" Will Get Added Exposure on TNT Following "Law and Order"

[09/06/05 - 12:00 AM]
The Rhythm Gets Going with an Unforgettable Musical Opening and a Tribute to Television's Favorite Theme Songs Performed by Today's Top Television and Music Personalities in a New Contest Called "Emmy Idol," on "The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards" to Be Broadcast SepT. 18 on the CBS Television Network

[08/30/05 - 12:00 AM]
Rachel Bilson, Patrick Dempsey, Craig Ferguson, Jason Lee, Kyra Sedgwick and James Spader Will Present on "The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards," Live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, SepT. 18 on the CBS Television Network

[08/16/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: August 15-16

[08/10/05 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Gives Viewers a Sneak Peek at Its Fall TV Season with Annual 'NBC Premiere Week Preview Show' in August-September

[07/26/05 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Premiere Dates

[07/22/05 - 12:00 AM]
The WB Rolls Out the Welcome Mat for New Cast Members in the 2005-2006 Season

[07/21/05 - 12:00 AM]
Three New Cast Members Join ABC's "Boston Legal"

[07/14/05 - 12:00 AM]
57th Annual Primetime Emmy Nominees

[07/14/05 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Receives 51 Nominations for the 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Including 15 for "Desperate Housewives" -- Tying for the Most Nominations Received for a Series -- 12 for "Lost," Seven for the "77th Annual Academy Awards" and Multiple Nominations for "Alias," "Grey's Anatomy," "Boston Legal," "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" and "Their Eyes Were Watching God"

[06/28/05 - 12:00 AM]
Reba Is the First Show Picked Up for the WB's New Afternoon Block

[06/28/05 - 12:00 AM]
NBC's New Fall Show "Fathom" Changes Its Name to "Surface"

[06/21/05 - 12:00 AM]
Sci Fi Channel Nabs 'Firefly' from Twentieth Television

[06/21/05 - 12:00 AM]
Sci Fi Channel Nabs 'Firefly' from Twentieth Television

[06/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: June 13

[06/07/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: June 6-7

[05/26/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update Special: Who's in and Who's Out

[05/17/05 - 12:00 AM]
The WB Announces 2005-06 Primetime Schedule

[05/17/05 - 12:00 AM]
Building on a Slate of Returning Series That Produced the Largest Season-To-Season Adult 18-49 Audience Growth for Any Major Network in at Least 25 Years, ABC Announces the Addition of Five New Comedies, Six New Dramas and One New Alternative Series to Its 2005-06 Primetime Schedule

[05/16/05 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Introduces Six New Primetime Series for 2005-06 Fall Schedule with Accent on Fresh Faces, Innovative Concepts and Proven Returning Series

[05/15/05 - 12:00 AM]
Nbc, Abc, FOX and the WB Set Initial 2005-06 Season Orders

[05/10/05 - 12:00 AM]
Dancing with the Stars Teams Celebrities with Professional Dancers in a Dazzling and Suspenseful Live Ballroom Dancing Competition

[05/04/05 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Adds Midseason Hit "Grey's Anatomy" to Growing List of 2005-2006 Early Pick-Ups

[04/28/05 - 12:00 AM]
According to Jim and "America's Funniest Home Videos" Join 2005-06 Early Pick-Ups

[04/08/05 - 12:00 AM]
Grey's Anatomy to Continue Airing Sundays at 10:00 P.M. on the ABC Television Network

[04/07/05 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Continues to Lay the Foundation for the 2005-06 Season with Early Pick-Up of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"

[04/05/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: April 5

[04/05/05 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Puts in Early 2005-06 Season Orders for Four Current Series

[03/24/05 - 12:00 AM]
Bruce Davison Guest Stars on NBC's 'Law & Order: Tbj'

[03/14/05 - 12:00 AM]
Heather Locklear to Guest-Star on ABC's 'Boston Legal'

[03/07/05 - 12:00 AM]
Rupert Everett to Guest Star on ABC's 'Boston Legal'

[02/17/05 - 12:00 AM]
Shelley Long to Guest-Star on ABC's 'Boston Legal'

[02/16/05 - 12:00 AM]
ABC's Medical Drama Series 'Grey's Anatomy' Premieres Sunday, March 27 at 10:00 P.M., Et

[02/10/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 10

[02/09/05 - 12:00 AM]
Carl Reiner to Guest Star on ABC's 'Boston Legal'

[02/07/05 - 12:00 AM]
Chi Mcbride Will Reprise His 'Boston Public' Role of Steven Harper in an Episode of ABC's 'Boston Legal'

[02/03/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 3

[01/31/05 - 12:00 AM]
ABC February Sweep Highlights Release

[01/27/05 - 12:00 AM]
Kerry Washington ('Ray,' 'MR. and MrS. Smith,' 'Fantastic Four') to Guest-Star in a Multi-Episode Arc of ABC's 'Boston Legal'

[01/24/05 - 12:00 AM]
Freddie Prinze, JR. ('I Know What You Did Last Summer,' 'Scooby Doo') Reprises His Role of Donny Crane on ABC's 'Boston Legal'

[01/06/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: January 5-6

[12/15/04 - 12:00 AM]
Betty White to Reprise Her Emmy-Nominated Role as Catherine Piper on ABC's 'Boston Legal'

[12/13/04 - 12:00 AM]
2005 Golden Globe Awards Nominations Press Release

[12/13/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Television Network Receives Nine Golden Globe Award Nominations, Topping All Other Broadcast Networks

[11/30/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: November 29-30

[11/30/04 - 12:00 AM]
Candice Bergen Joins the Cast of ABC's 'Boston Legal'

[11/18/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: November 15-18

[11/15/04 - 12:00 AM]
Rene Auberjonois Joins the Cast of ABC's 'Boston Legal'

[10/29/04 - 12:00 AM]
Desperate Housewives' Towers Over Other New Fall Shows in Tivo Weekly Season Pass Ratings

[10/29/04 - 12:00 AM]
November Sweep Release

[10/28/04 - 12:00 AM]
Nominations Are Announced for 'The 31st Annual People's Choice Awards,' to Be Broadcast January 9 on the CBS Television Network

[10/27/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: October 26-27

[10/26/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Television Network Receives 11 People's Choice Award Nominations

[10/20/04 - 12:00 AM]
Report: The New Season Thus Far

[10/13/04 - 12:00 AM]
Presenters Set for 32nd Annual 'American Music Awards'

[10/13/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Scares Up Some Halloween Treats with Themed Episodes, a Classic 'Peanuts' Special and the Network Premiere of 'Monsters, InC.'

[10/12/04 - 12:00 AM]
Dana Delany and Brian Kerwin to Guest on 'Boston Legal'

[09/10/04 - 12:00 AM]
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BOSTON LEGAL (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/3/04 - 12/8/08
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2008-2009 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
5 (101 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
series finale aired on 12/8/08
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, September 2008) Led by an Emmy Award-winning cast, "Boston Legal" returns for its fifth and final season to tell the professional and personal stories of a group of brilliant but often emotionally challenged attorneys, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Sometimes irreverent and funny, sometimes intense and moving, "Boston Legal" prides itself on being at the forefront of issue-oriented television, often addressing issues that are underreported by the media. Fast-paced and wildly comedic, the series confronts social and moral issues, while its characters continually stretch the boundaries of the law. Back-to-back Emmy Award winners James Spader and William Shatner play Alan Shore and Denny Crane, unlikely kindred spirits among the brigade of high-priced litigators at Crane Poole & Schmidt. In addition, Shirley Schmidt (five-time Emmy winner Candice Bergen), a founding partner of the firm, continues to help bring order to the chaotic office. She keeps a vigilant eye on all, particularly on Denny Crane, with whom she shares a checkered past.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Candice Bergen as Shirley Schmidt
· Christian Clemenson as Jerry Espenson
· James Spader as Alan Shore
· John Larroquette as Carl Sack
· Tara Summers as Katie Lloyd
· William Shatner as Denny Crane
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bill D'Elia as DIR (Pilot)
· Bill D'Elia as EP
· David E. Kelley as EP
· David E. Kelley as WRTR (Pilot)
· Janet Knutsen McCann as PROD
· Lawrence Broch as EP
· Mike Listo as EP
· Robert Breech as CP
· Steve Robin as SP
· Susan Dickes as CO-EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 20th Century Fox Television
· David E. Kelley Productions