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[11/05/08 - 06:12 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 5
Updates include: ABC no longer "Single With Parents"; "King of the Hill" repeats to join Adult Swim; and Eriq La Salle to return to "ER" - behind the camera.

[11/05/08 - 02:23 PM]
Sci Fi, USA Set January Bows; "Invasion," "Moonlight" Repeats Join Sci Fi
"Monk," "Psych," "Burn Notice," "Ghost Hunters International" and more are all set to return in January.

[11/05/08 - 02:17 PM]
Scare Tactics Has Best Season Ever on Sci Fi
Plus: Sci Fi has ordered nine more episodes of the series to air this spring.

[11/05/08 - 02:16 PM]
ABC News Is Most-Watched Broadcast Network During Primetime on Election Night
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 4.

[11/05/08 - 02:01 PM]
Statement from Jeff Zucker, NBC Universal President and Ceo, on the Passing of Michael Crichton
"As creator and producer of NBC's 'ER,' he helped change the face of televised drama, and his 'Jurassic Park' movies are enduring classics," said Zucker.

[11/05/08 - 02:00 PM]
Csi: Miami Celebrates 150 Killer Episodes with a List of 150 Deadly Crimes That Horatio and the Csis Have Solved in the Past Seven Years
The milestone episode airs Monday, November 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/05/08 - 11:55 AM]
Emmy and Golden Globe Award Winner Tom Selleck Stars in "Jesse Stone: No Remorse," a New Television Movie That Has Started Production in Halifax, Nova Scotia for Broadcast on the CBS Television Network
Still to air is the fifth picture in the series, "Jesse Stone: Thin Ice."

[11/05/08 - 11:14 AM]
Nikki Blonsky Will Guest Star on ABC's Award-Winning Series, "Ugly Betty"
Blonsky will play Teri, "an assistant at Elle magazine with whom Betty initially develops a friendship but who may have an agenda of her own."

[11/05/08 - 11:13 AM]
Executive Producers Tyra Banks and Ashton Kutcher Are Looking for Someone Truly Beautiful -- from the Outside in -- on "True Beauty," a New Series Premiering Monday, January 5, 2009 on Abc
Vanessa Minnillo hosts the series, with Cheryl Tiegs and Nolé Marin also serving as judges.

[11/05/08 - 09:42 AM]
Miley Cyrus, David Archuleta and Many More Stars to Perform on NBC's Live Broadcast of the '82nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade' on Thursday, November 27 from 9 A.M. - 12 P.M. Et
"Today's" Meredith Vieira, Matt Lauer and Al Roker will co-host the parade.

[11/05/08 - 06:50 AM]
A&E Greenlights New Original Series "Keyshawn Johnson: Tackling Design" Following the Trials of a Pro Athlete Trying to Make a Serious Play to Become a Respected Interior Designer
Plus: "Sell This House" gets the green light for a seventh season.

[11/05/08 - 12:09 AM]
Interview: "Law & Order" Creator Dick Wolf & Star Sam Waterston

[11/05/08 - 12:06 AM]
Interview: "Bones" Executive Producer Hart Hanson

[11/04/08 - 06:34 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 4
Updates include: Jennifer Westfeldt and David Sutcliffe say "Then Again" for the Hallmark Channel.

[11/04/08 - 02:59 PM]
Human Wrecking Balls Set to Demolish the Airwaves When New Series Premieres Wednesday, November 12 on G4
The premiere follows "Ninja Fest 3" on Wednesday, November 12 from 6:00-10:30pm ET/PT.

[11/04/08 - 02:58 PM]
Gossip Girl Grows as the CW Wins Monday with Young Women for 8th Time This Season
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, November 3.

[11/04/08 - 02:57 PM]
Toby Keith Movie "Beer for My Horses" Finds Sweet Success on Cmt
CMT spins the numbers for Sunday, November 2.

[11/04/08 - 02:55 PM]
Monday Night Football - "Wins the Night" for Third Time
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 3.

[11/04/08 - 01:29 PM]
The Votes Are in and 'Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash 2008' Is the #1 Show of the Night in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 3.

[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 - 01:24 PM]
New Discovery Channel Series 'Wreckreation Nation' Celebrates America's Most Unique and Ingenius Pasttimes
"Last Comic Standing's" Dave Mordal hosts the series, due in January.

[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.

[11/04/08 - 01:20 PM]
CBS Makes It Five Straight Weekly Wins
CBS spins the numbers for the weeek of October 27-November 2.

[11/04/08 - 11:23 AM]
Deal Or No Deal Rises to Record Ratings
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of October 20-26.

[11/04/08 - 09:43 AM]
The Big Bang Theory Delivers Its Largest Audience Ever
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, November 3.

[11/04/08 - 09:40 AM]
Bravo Announces Diet DR. Pepper, the Glad Products Company, Quaker, Swanson Broth and Toyota as Top Sponsors for "Top Chef: New York"
"Top Chef: Chicago" was ranked No. 1 "in program engagement among all measured Wednesday primetime regularly scheduled cable programs, according to Nielsen IAG Media Research."

[11/04/08 - 07:00 AM]
New Drama Series, 'The Bridge' Joins CTV Production Slate
Aaron Douglas stars in the series, "an unflinching look at the struggle street cops face as they not only battle criminals - but also their own bosses - in order to protect society and, ultimately, themselves."

[11/04/08 - 06:58 AM]
CTV Partners with FOX Studios for New Canadian Drama Series
Ron Livingston stars in the project, from executive producers James Parriott and Michael Edelstein.

[11/03/08 - 06:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 3
Updates include: Brooke Smith exits "Grey's Anatomy"; "Heroes" drops two co-executive producers; and ABC eyes a "King of the Hill" transplant from FOX.

[11/03/08 - 04:17 PM]
Patrick Swayze Celebrates the Holiday Season in ABC Family's "Christmas in Wonderland," Premiering on Saturday, December 20th
Tim Curry, Carmen Electra and Chris Kattan also star in the original film.

[11/03/08 - 04:16 PM]
ABC Family's "13 Nights of Halloween 2008" Scares Up Event-Best Deliveries in Total Viewers and Core 18-34 and 12-34 Demographics
ABC Family spins the numbers for October 19-31.

[11/03/08 - 03:29 PM]
Sci Fi Has Best Halloween Ever with Ghost Hunters Live!
Sci Fi spins the numbers for Friday, October 31.

[11/03/08 - 02:56 PM]
An Unconventional Life Is the Only One Worth Living Academy Award(R) Winner Ellen Burstyn and Academy Award(R) Nominee Ellen Page Star in 'The Stone Angel' a Hallmark Channel World Television Premiere November 13
Dylan Baker and Cole Houser also star in the film, based on the best-selling novel by Margaret Laurence.

[11/03/08 - 01:56 PM]
G4 Presents "Ninja Fest 3" on Wednesday, November 12, Including Five New Episodes of "Ninja Warrior" and "Attack of the Show" Tokyo Special
G4 premieres the nightlong programming event "Ninja Fest 3" on Wednesday, November 12 from 6:00-10:30 PM, ET/PT.

[11/03/08 - 01:55 PM]
ABC Is No. 1 Across Key Women for 6th Straight Sunday
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 2.

[11/03/08 - 11:24 AM]
FOX Goes Public with Secret Millionaires
The "inspirational" new unscripted series premieres Wednesday, Dec. 3 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).

[11/03/08 - 11:23 AM]
FOX Salutes "American Dad" for Another Season
The network confirms the show's pickup for a fifth production cycle.

[11/03/08 - 11:22 AM]
Clock Is Set for the Highly Anticipated Return of "24"
The new season will once again premiere with a special two-night, four-hour event Sunday, Jan. 11 and Monday, Jan. 12 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).

[11/03/08 - 11:07 AM]
Live Performaces by Chart-Topping Artists 50 Cent, Ludacris and Katy Perry Ring in the New Year with Carson Daly Wednesday, December 31 on Nbc
"NBC's Carson Daly New Year's Eve tradition has increased its rating each year it's been on the air," said NBC's Rick Ludwin.

[11/03/08 - 10:30 AM]
Disney-ABC Television Group's ABC.com Presents "The Countdown to Country Music's Biggest Night," Exclusive Coverage Leading Up to "The 42nd Annual Cma Awards" on Abc
ABC Digital Media will produce a daily show for the nine days prior to the CMA Awards, hosted by Chuck Wicks, Jake Owen and former Miss Tennessee, Ashley Eicher.

[11/03/08 - 10:28 AM]
ABC Goes Country with Programming and Appearances Leading Up to the "The 42nd Annual Cma Awards"
Among the stunts: Brad Paisley and Julianne Hough to perform on the November 11 episode of "Dancing with the Stars."

[11/03/08 - 10:27 AM]
Miley & Billy Ray Cyrus to Present an Award on "The 42nd Annual Cma Awards"
Plus: Jason Aldean, Martina McBride and James Otto to perform; and Heidi Newfield, Darius Rucker, Josh Turner and Lee Ann Womack added as presenters.

[11/03/08 - 09:50 AM]
NBC Gives Full-Season Pickup to Freshman Comedy 'Kath & Kim'
"'Kath & Kim' is a show we love and believe in," said NBC's Teri Weinberg.

[11/03/08 - 09:30 AM]
Sunday Night Football Powers NBC to Victory
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 2.

[11/03/08 - 09:13 AM]
New U.S. Premiere Season of BBC America's Top Gear
The "Top Gear Winter Olympics Special" will premiere on December 8 with season 11 following on December 15.

[11/03/08 - 12:57 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "24: Redemption" (FOX)

[11/01/08 - 01:11 PM]
They'Re the Biggest, the Most Powerful, the Most Awesome Trains in HistorY... Extreme Trains
The eight-part series airs Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c starting November 11.

[10/31/08 - 06:07 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 31
Updates include: Alison Pill reports for HBO's "In Treatment"; Bradley Whitford and Romany Malco to topline NBC's "Off Duty"; and Willie Garson joins USA's "White Collar."

[10/31/08 - 03:10 PM]
Smallville and "Supernatural" on the Rise, Performing at Or Near Season Highs
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/08 - 03:09 PM]
'The Beast' Will Premiere in January '09 on A&E
Patrick Swayze and Travis Fimmel star in the drama, due next year.







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[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
Iggy Azalea to Perform at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
She joins a star-studded lineup of previously announced must-see performers including 5 Seconds of Summer, Charli XCX, Mary J. Blige, Fergie, Lorde, One Direction, Sam Smith and the evening's host, Pitbull.

[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
PBS to Air Second Season of Shine International's Boisterous Sitcom "Vicious" Stateside, Summer 2015
Following a re-commission by UK broadcaster ITV, the series will return with Freddie (Sir Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Sir Derek Jacobi) delivering more biting remarks, snide comments and cruel asides.

[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC Beats CBS' Thursday Night Premieres to Win the Opening Night Of the November Sweep for the 2nd Straight Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
Global Mystery Solved: Investigation Discovery Did It!
Since Investigation Discovery debuted in February 2008, it has been one of the fastest-growing networks in U.S. cable television and has seen a parallel growth track internationally.

[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R) Nominated Film "Do the Right Thing" with Special Introduction by Critically Acclaimed Lead Actress Rosie Perez
On Saturday, November 1, USA Network will air the Spike Lee film, that sparked a national dialogue more than two decades ago about racial tension in America and which still remains relevant today.

[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
Death-Defying Stunts and Famous Cars Take Center Stage in Two New Original Reality Series
"Extreme Escapes" (Saturday, November 29) and "Screen Machines" (Tuesday, December 2) are both on tap at ReelzChannel in the coming weeks.

[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.

[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
52 Million Viewers Tune-In to World Series Game 7
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 29.

[10/30/14 - 12:53 PM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Shakes Things Up This November with an Exciting Lineup of Theme Weeks
"Millionaire: Whiz Kids," "Celebrity Week," "Millionaire: Daytime Talk Show Week" and "Millionaire: Guinness World Records(R) Edition" are all on tap.

[10/30/14 - 11:35 AM]
GSN's "Idiotest" Settles the Ongoing Election Night Debate as Democrats and Republicans Battle It Out to Determine Who Is Smarter
The themed episode airs Tuesday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats Letterman, Kimmel in All Key Ratings Categories for Week of Oct. 20-24
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 20-24.

[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Celebrates 100 Episodes by Revealing Hidden Nods to the Original Series Placed Within the Show Over the Past Five Years
Said anniversary installment airs next Friday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
Additionally, McHale's production company, Free Period Productions, will continue its production development deal, in which he will give the network first look rights to ideas for non-scripted series.