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“Beauty and the Geek” Finale Likely the End, At Least for Now April 29, 2008 10:05 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Beauty and the Geek, Television, The CW.
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The May 13th season finale of CW’s reality series Beauty and the Geek will likely be the show’s last episode, at least for some time.  According to Variety, CW executives have decided that they’re going to put the series on hold for a few years.

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Spike TV Picks Up Comedy Series April 29, 2008 8:15 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Reaper, Television, The CW.
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Spike TV has ordered six episodes of Factory, a improvised comedy revolving around four small-town factory workers who’d rather do anything than work at their boring jobs, according to THR.  It will be the network’s first original comedy series.  Factory will premiere on June 29th at 10:00 p.m.

First Glimpse at “90210” Spin-Off March 19, 2008 12:22 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in 90210 Spin-Off, News, Television, The CW.
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Some details have been revealed about the upcoming CW 90210 spin-off from Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas.  Continue reading for the details.

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The CW Picks Up “13” March 17, 2008 11:50 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in 13, News, Series Pickups, The CW.
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The CW has decided to pick up its newly developed reality series 13 (working title) from creator Sam Raimi.  The show will debut on the network this summer.

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The CW Developing Horror-themed Reality Series From Sam Raimi March 14, 2008 12:41 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Casting, News, Reality, Television, The CW.
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The CW has given an eight-episode order to 13, a nonscripted horror-themed series from director Sam Raimi and reality veteran Jay Bienstock. The series will premiere sometime this summer.

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Rob Thomas Developing ‘90210’ Spin-off for The CW March 13, 2008 10:07 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in News, Television, The CW.
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Te CW is a developing a spin-off to Beverly Hills, 90210, and Rob Thomas (creator of Veronica Mars) is in talks to bring the series to life.

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The CW Lays Off Comedy Staffers March 11, 2008 4:43 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in News, Television, The CW.
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The struggling CW Network has laid off 25-30 employees as part of a restructuring that included the elimination of its comedy department.

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The CW Announces Early Pickups March 6, 2008 10:55 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in 2008/2009 TV Season, America's Next Top Model, Everybody Hates Chris, Gossip Girl, News, One Tree Hill, Renewals, Smallville, Supernatural, The CW.
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The CW has announced that they’ve given early pickups for six series, including the networks hit reality series America’s Next Top Model, four dramas and one comedy for next fall.

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The CW Announces Return of Lineup February 15, 2008 3:35 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in News, Television, The CW.
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Following in the footsteps of the major nets, The CW has announced the return dates for original episodes of several of its shows, including Smallville, Supernatural and Reaper. Details after the jump.

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The CW Cancels “CW Now” February 14, 2008 2:24 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Cancellations, CW Now, News, Television, The CW.
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The CW has canceled its experimental teen-targeted entertainment news mag CW Now, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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The CW Dropping “WWE Smackdown” February 8, 2008 4:33 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in News, Sports, Television, The CW, Wrestling, WWE Smackdown.
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The CW will stop carrying WWE Smackdown at the end of the 2007-2008 season, World Wrestling Entertainment said Thursday.

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“Everybody Hates Chris” Cleared for Syndication November 21, 2007 4:54 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Everybody Hates Chris, News, Syndication, Television, The CW.
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Everybody Hates Chris has been picked up by the Fox Station Group and will air during the 2009-10 television season.

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“One Tree Hill” Return Set for January November 20, 2007 2:30 am

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in 2007/2008 TV Season, News, One Tree Hill, Scheduling, Television, The CW.
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The CW has set a special two-hour premiere for the fifth season launch of drama One Tree Hill. The series will return on Tuesday, January 8.

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Series Premiere Date Set for ‘Crowned’ November 14, 2007 12:08 am

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Crowned: The Mother of All Pageants, News, Scheduling, Television, The CW.
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The CW has set a premiere date for their reality series Crowned: The Mother of All Pageants.  The series will premiere on Wednesday, December 12 from 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET, following the season finale of America’s Next Top Model.

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“Reaper” Gets Script Order October 27, 2007 6:10 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in 2007/2008 TV Season, News, Reaper, Television, The CW.
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Reaper has been given an order for additional scripts.  The CW picked up three more scripts for the drama/comedy.  Also, new comedy Aliens in America looks set to be the recipient of an expected back nine order.

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“Online Nation” Canceled October 18, 2007 12:11 am

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in 2007/2008 TV Season, Cancellations, News, Online Nation, Television, The CW.
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The CW has canceled the low-rated new program Online Nation.  They will be replacing the show with repeats of freshman comedy Aliens in America.

This marks the first official cancellation of the season. Fox already pulled Nashville from their fall lineup, but they haven’t canceled the show yet, deciding instead to return it to their lineup sometime in October (related article here).

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CBS, CW and NBC All Order More Scripts October 11, 2007 7:38 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Aliens in America, Bionic Woman, Broadcast TV Ratings, Cane, CBS, Chuck, Journeyman, Life, NBC, News, Nielsen TV Ratings, Script Orders, Television, The CW.
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Three networks have put in additional script orders for several of the fall’s new shows. CBS has ordered four more scripts of the Jimmy Smitts drama Cane, while CW has ordered three more scripts for its new comedy Aliens in America.

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“Gossip Girl” Given Full Season Order October 9, 2007 8:40 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Gossip Girl, News, Renewals, Television, The CW.
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Multiple sources are reporting that The CW has given a back-nine order to Gossip Girl. It’s the first new show of the season to be awarded a full season.

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Season/Series Premieres/Finales and Specials for Monday, October 1, 2007 October 1, 2007 2:30 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in 2007/2008 TV Season, ABC, BBC America, MYNET, News, Schedules, Television, The CW, USA, VH1, WE.
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Here are the list of season/series premiere(s)/finale(s) as well as special(s) that will be airing this evening.

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Season/Series Premieres/Finales and Specials for Thursday, September 27, 2007 September 27, 2007 3:30 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in 2007/2008 TV Season, ABC, CBS, NBC, News, Spike TV, Television, The CW.
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Here are the list of season/series premiere(s)/finale(s) as well as special(s) that will be airing this evening.

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Season/Series Premieres/Finales and Specials for Tuesday, September 25, 2007 September 25, 2007 8:34 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in 2007/2008 TV Season, A&E, ABC, BBC America, BET, CBS, Fox, NBC, News, Television, The CW.
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Here are the list of season/series premiere(s)/finale(s) as well as special(s) that will be airing this evening.

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Season/Series Premieres/Finales and Specials for Sunday, September 23, 2007 September 23, 2007 12:50 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in 2007/2008 TV Season, ABC, CBS, Fox, IFC, News, PBS, Television, The CW, VH1.
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Here are the list of season/series premiere(s)/finale(s) as well as special(s) that will be airing this evening.

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Season/Series Premieres/Finales and Specials for 9/19/2007 September 19, 2007 4:58 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in 2007/2008 TV Season, CBS, Fox, NBC, News, Spike TV, Television, The CW.
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Here are the list of season/series premieres/finales as well as specials that will be airing this evening.

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Fall 2007 Programming Guide Update August 29, 2007 4:11 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in 2007/2008 TV Season, ABC, Broadcast TV, CBS, Fox, NBC, News, Television, The CW.
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I’ve made updates (all relating to premiere dates) to my programming guide. Download it now below (or always at the 2007/2008 Television page here).

Fall 2007 Programming Guide

Last updated on Tuesday, August 29, 2007

.xls Excel file (290 KB) | | | .zip Zip file (118KB) | | | Change Log .txt file (2KB)

Fall 2007 Programming Guide Update August 23, 2007 1:46 am

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in 2007/2008 TV Season, ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, News, Programming Guide, Television, The CW.
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I made a couple changes to the guide, mostly related to the Monday chart and grid.

As always, feel free to leave me comments either here on the site in any related post, or via e-mail (russtc@yourentertainmentnow.com).

And don’t forget, you can always easily access the guide through the 2007/2008 television page HERE.

With that out of the way, here are the file(s):

Fall 2007 Programming Guide

Last updated on Monday, August 23, 2007

.xls Excel file (290 KB) | | | .zip Zip file (117KB) | | | Change Log .txt file (1KB)