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Animal Planet unveils noodling with 'Hillbilly Handfishin''

Animal Planet - the network about things people do for, and to, animals, announced Tuesday it had ordered a reality series in which city slickers pay good money to go to Oklahoma to noodle. Animal Planet's new series "Hillbilly Handfishin'." (Animal Planet) "Noodling" is hillbilly for "catching catfish with your...

By Lisa de Moraes  | February 22, 2011; 6:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl cumes 9.2 million viewers on Super Bowl Sunday

The Puppy Bowl was a cuddlier option to the Super Bowl on Sunday. (Animal Planet) NFL's Super Bowl wasn't the only broadcast enjoying boffo ratings Sunday. Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl VII scored some if its best numbers ever. The bowl game clocked 1.7 million viewers from 3-5 p.m. ET...

By Lisa de Moraes  | February 8, 2011; 2:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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TLC brings back 'Cupcakes,' Animal Planet renews 'Animal Hoarding' and 'Pit Bull' series

Look out Georgetown residents: Discovery's TLC network announced it's bringing back "DC Cupcakes" on Feb. 25. The first season of this show seemed to correspond with a notable lengthening of the customer line out the door of this Georgetown cupcake shop, which slowed down traffic on 33rd St. Sisters Sophie...

By Lisa de Moraes  | February 3, 2011; 8:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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ABC orders 'Georgetown' pilot from 'OC' creator Josh Schwartz

Add "OC" creator Josh Schwartz to the list of Hollywood producers looking for a way to do a scripted drama that taps into the Washington political scene. "The O.C." creator Josh Schwartz's next project will be set in Washington. (Fox) ABC has ordered from Schwartz a pilot episode to be...

By Lisa de Moraes  | February 2, 2011; 4:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Mayor Vincent Gray pitches Washington docu at reality-TV confab

Mayor Vincent Gray (The Washington Post) "I'm sorry the mayor left -- I was going to give him a lesson in the development process," History channel President Nancy Dubuc said Tuesday morning at a TV confab in Washington, as she followed Mayor Vincent Gray on stage. And, what she...

By Lisa de Moraes  | February 1, 2011; 6:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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CW to air return of 'Vampire Diaries' on Thursday and Friday night

CW late Thursday pulled the plug on plans to air "Smallville" and "Supernatural" Friday night and will instead rerun the same original episodes of "Vampire Diaries" and "Nikita" that will have aired just one night earlier. This had serious students of TV - and fans of all of the...

By Lisa de Moraes  | January 27, 2011; 6:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Jon Stewart's rally porta-potties trickling in now, Lisa de Moraes , October 27, 2010
Local NBC rolls out new, 24-hour-a-day channel, Lisa de Moraes , October 22, 2010
Sarah Palin's new TLC reality show: sneak peek, Lisa de Moraes , October 15, 2010
Comedy Central to cover Washington rallies Oct. 30, Lisa de Moraes , October 13, 2010
'Real Housewives of DC': Fat lady has not yet sung, Lisa de Moraes , October 7, 2010
Katy Perry video yanked from PBS's "Sesame Street" , Lisa de Moraes , September 23, 2010
Young male ABC viewers vanish Tuesday in Washington, Lisa de Moraes , September 22, 2010
WJLA fires anchorman Doug McKelway, Lisa de Moraes , September 16, 2010
Fox to "drop" wallets in Washington to plug 'Lone Star', Lisa de Moraes , September 16, 2010
Oprah lands Discovery hostages, Lisa de Moraes , September 14, 2010
WDCW gm Meyrowitz to New York, Lisa de Moraes , September 2, 2010
Gunman dead after being shot at Discovery HQ, Lisa de Moraes , September 1, 2010
Howard University added to "ABC News on Campus" , Lisa de Moraes , August 24, 2010
"Direct Access" goes national with Big Tigger, Lisa de Moraes , July 13, 2010
Jackie Bradford replacing Michael Jack at WRC , Lisa de Moraes , July 6, 2010
WRC loses president, gains weatherman, Lisa de Moraes , June 7, 2010
Salahis and WTTG big winners at local Emmys, Lisa de Moraes , June 7, 2010
 
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