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Creator-Exec Producer of “Entourage” Pitches New HBO Show October 11, 2006 8:24 pm

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Doug Ellin (creator-exec producer of “Entourage”) has sold HBO his next comedy series.

Currently unnamed, the half-hour comedy has been presented as a “mature version of ‘Entourage’ set on Wall Street”.

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NBC To Premiere Late-Night Poker Show October 11, 2006 8:24 pm

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Scheduled to begin airing at 2:05 AM Eastern on January 2nd, “Poker After Dark” will pit six poker pros against each other, vying for a top-prize of $125,000 every week.

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TV Land Continues “High School Reunion” October 11, 2006 8:24 pm

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TV Land has brought back the series which ran for three seasons on The WB, greenlighting six new episodes from executive producer Mike Fleiss (of “The Bachelor”).

Production will begin on the new episodes early next year with an expected launch set for the 3rd or 4th quarter.

CNN Extends Lou Dobbs Program With Weekend Editions October 11, 2006 8:23 pm

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CNN, just in time for the November elections, will be expanding “Lou Dobbs Tonight”from 5 nights a week to 7. Adding a Saturday and Sunday broadcast.

The changes will go into effect starting October 28th.

Bionic Woman To Be Re-Imagined for NBC October 11, 2006 8:23 pm

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David Eick (co-executive producer on Battlestar Galactica) will re-invent “The Bionic Woman”, serving as executive producer along with film writer Laeta Kalogridis for NBC, Variety reported.

Eick told the paper that the series will be “a complete reconceptualization of the title. We’re using the title as a starting point, and that’s all.”

The series, produced by NBC Universal Television Studio, has been given a script commitment by NBC.