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[10/14/09 - 06:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 14
Updates include: HBO books "Big Love" return; FOX rolls back "Past Life" to seven episodes; and Matthew Perry to topline a new comedy for ABC.

[10/14/09 - 02:42 PM]
New Hit Series Ghost Lab Scares Up Big Numbers
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 13.

[10/14/09 - 11:39 AM]
Notorious Daredevil Returns in Spike TV's "Super Dave's Spike-Tacular"
"I was a little hesitant about coming back and risking my life each week, but the only other offer I had was 'Super & Kate Plus 8,'" said Bob Einstein.

[10/14/09 - 10:55 AM]
The CW and CBS Mobile Announce the Launch of Two New CW Apps for Iphone and Ipod Touch
"CW City Wize" is a mobile city guide while "CWTV" gives CW fans direct access to video clips of all CW programming.

[10/14/09 - 10:54 AM]
ABC Delivers Its Strongest Numbers on the Night in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 Since Premiere Tuesday
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 13.

[10/14/09 - 10:04 AM]
Oxygen Media Greenlights Season Five of Its Hit Series "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood"
The new season is due in the spring of next year.

[10/14/09 - 09:41 AM]
Shannen Doherty Stars in "Growing the Big One," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Which Has Begun Production for Air in 2010 on Hallmark Channel
The holiday-themed movie has begun production in Vancouver, Canada and will premiere in October 2010.

[10/14/09 - 09:36 AM]
Emmy and Tony Award Winner, and Real-Life Double Cornealtransplant Recipent Mandy Patinkin to Guest Star on "Three Rivers"
Patinkin plays Victor, "an ALS patient who asks to be to taken off of life support following a car crash, so that his organs can be used to save others."

[10/14/09 - 09:35 AM]
CBS Wins Tuesday in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 13.

[10/14/09 - 08:47 AM]
Bravo Announces Development of "Thintervention with Jackie Warner," a New Docu-Series Featuring the Renowned Fitness Expert
The series is "inspired by renowned fitness expert Jackie Warner's life mission to change lives through healthy habits."

[10/14/09 - 08:38 AM]
Women's Hearts Will Soar When Jake Pavelka Gets a Second Chance at Love in "The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love," When ABC's Hit Romance Reality Series Returns in January 2010
Pavelka, a commercial pilot from Dallas, previously appeared on the Jillian Harris edition of "The Bachelorette."

[10/13/09 - 06:47 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 13
Updates include: Benjamin Bratt to visit "Modern Family"; Radha Mitchell to topline A&E's "Quickening"; and Thomas Lennon lands a comedy at NBC.

[10/13/09 - 03:44 PM]
Discovery Channel Ranks in Top #5 on Key Nights and Across Key Demos
Discovery spins the numbers for the week of October 5-11.

[10/13/09 - 03:22 PM]
Microsoft and FOX One to Collaborate on Exclusive Windows 7 Brand Sponsorship of "Family Guy Presents: Seth & Alex's Almost Live Comedy Show" (Working Title)
The half-hour special airs Sunday, November 8 at 8:30/7:30c.

[10/13/09 - 03:16 PM]
ESPN's Monday Night Football "Wins the Night" in Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 12.

[10/13/09 - 03:15 PM]
The CW Builds Over Year Ago in Target Categories
The CW spins the numbers for the week of October 5-11.

[10/13/09 - 02:44 PM]
Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing" Scores Highest Rated Season Premiere Ever
Bravo spins the numbers for Monday, October 12.

[10/13/09 - 02:06 PM]
TBS Wraps Up Best Week in Network History Behind Mlb League Division Series
TBS spins the numbers for its MLB playoff coverage to date this season.

[10/13/09 - 01:42 PM]
Sec on CBS Scores Best College Football Ratings for Network in 10 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, October 10.

[10/13/09 - 12:29 PM]
Bono, the Edge and Springsteen Are Center Stage in Sundance Channel's Highly Anticipated Second Season of ''Spectacle: Elvis Costello With...''
Seven new episodes are set to roll out beginning Wednesday, December 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/13/09 - 12:27 PM]
The Secret Life of the American Teenager and "Make It Or Break It" Return on Monday, January 11 on ABC Family
"Teenager" returns with 12 all-new episodes while "Make It or Break It" is back with 10 fresh installments.

[10/13/09 - 12:26 PM]
Lanny and Wayne the Christmas Elves in Prep & Landing to Premiere Tuesday, December 1 on the ABC Television Network
Dave Foley, Sarah Chalke and Derek Richardson are among the voice cast of the John Lasseter-produced special.

[10/13/09 - 12:25 PM]
2009 American Music Awards Nominees Announced
Taylor Swift, Michael Jackson and Eminem lead the nominations while Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Peas, Jennifer Lopez and Adam Lambert are set to perform.

[10/13/09 - 11:39 AM]
Fans Again Vote for Favorite Breakthrough Artist in 6th Annual T-Mobile Award for the "2009 American Music Awards," Live, November 22 on Abc
Kings of Leon, Lady Gaga, Keri Hilson and Jeremih are among the nominees.

[10/13/09 - 11:29 AM]
Mario Lopez Helps Celebrate the Holiday Season in ABC Family's Original Movie "The Dog Who Saved Christmas," Premiering on Sunday, November 29th
Dean Cain, Gary Valentine and Elisa Donovan also star in the film, which will also be released on DVD on Tuesday, December 8.

[10/13/09 - 11:28 AM]
Disney Channel Is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day for the 21st Time in 22 Weeks in Tweens 9-14
The Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of October 5-11.

[10/13/09 - 10:57 AM]
ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched Net, Beating CBS by 2.8 Million Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 12.

[10/13/09 - 10:52 AM]
ABC Takes Second for the Week in Total Viewers and Key Demos
ABC spins the numbers the week of October 5-11.

[10/13/09 - 10:35 AM]
NBC Ties for #2 in Adults 18-49 for the Primetime Week of OcT. 5-11
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 5-11.

[10/13/09 - 10:27 AM]
FOX Dominates Among Young Adults for Third Week Straight
FOX spins the numbers for the week of October 5-11.

[10/13/09 - 10:24 AM]
NBC Gives Viewers a Real Holiday Treat During Thanksgiving Week with "The Biggest Loser: Where Are They Now?" Special Airing Wednesday, November 25 (8-10 P.M. Et)
More than 40 contestants from seasons 1-7 will be featured, showing how they look now and sharing what they've been doing with their lives since being on the show.

[10/13/09 - 10:23 AM]
IFC to Stream the 40th Anniversary Monty Python Reunion for Fans Live and Uncut
The event will take place Thursday, October 15 at approximately 9:00 PM EST.

[10/13/09 - 10:09 AM]
CBS Dominates the Week in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 5-11.

[10/13/09 - 09:25 AM]
CBS Wins Monday in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 12.

[10/13/09 - 08:42 AM]
For the First Time in Csi History, One Character Will Appear in All Three Series for a Three Part Crossover Trilogy
Laurence Fishburne will guest star on "CSI: Miami" and "CSI: NY" on November 9-11 before returning to "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" on November 12.

[10/13/09 - 08:41 AM]
CBS Celebrates Halloween with a Witch's Brew of Chilling Episodes
"NCIS," "The Mentalist," "Ghost Whisperer," "Medium" and "Numb3rs" will all feature Halloween-themed installments.

[10/13/09 - 08:39 AM]
A Dog Named Christmas, a New "Hallmark Hall of Fame" Presentation Starring Bruce Greenwood, Linda Emond and Noel Fisher, to Be Broadcast Sunday, NoV. 29 on the CBS Television Network
The movie tells the tale of a developmentally challenged young man who sets out to convince his family to participate in a local shelter's inaugural "Adopt a Dog for Christmas Program."

[10/13/09 - 08:36 AM]
Television Star Alan Thicke to Guest Star as Himself on "How I Met Your Mother"
Thicke will guest star as himself in an upcoming episode titled "The Rough Patch."

[10/13/09 - 08:24 AM]
Mystery, Betrayal and Terrifying Secrets Are Unleashed When Ion Television's Durham County Launches Its Second Season in January 2010
The series "returns to the bleak and disturbing landscape of an alienated suburbia with a new star villain - Michelle Forbes."

[10/13/09 - 08:11 AM]
Oxygen's Hit Series "Bad Girls Club" Returns for Fourth Season Premiering Tuesday, December 1 at 10pm ET/PT
Season three was Oxygen's first series ever to average over one million viewers per episode.

[10/13/09 - 06:01 AM]
R&b Star Ray J Is Back to Try His Hand at Love a Second Time Around
"For The Love of Ray J" returns to VH1 on Monday, November 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/13/09 - 12:46 AM]
Interview: "Rita Rocks" Co-Creators Stan Zimmerman & Jim Berg

[10/13/09 - 12:02 AM]
Cast Versions of "Hate on Me," "You Keep Me Hangin' On," "No Air" and "Keep Holding On" Among Songs Featured in "Glee" Wednesday, October 14, on Fox
They join two songs from this week's episode already available on iTunes: versions of Jordin Sparks and Chris Brown's "No Air" and Avril Lavigne's "Keep Holding On."

[10/13/09 - 12:01 AM]
Carrie Underwood Returns to FOX in "Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special" (Working Title)
FOX confirms our previous report about the two-hour special, airing Monday, December 7.

[10/12/09 - 06:25 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 12
Updates include: ABC extends "FlashForward" to 25 episodes; TNT eyes NBC castoff "Southland"; and Chris Harris, Jared Stern book comedies at CBS.

[10/12/09 - 04:28 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Schedules Underwood Special, Fall Finales
"Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special" (working title) is set to premiere on Monday, December 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/12/09 - 03:13 PM]
Second Season Premiere of Syfy's Sanctuary Scores Double-Digit Increases, While Stargate Universe Viewership Soars in Second Week
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, October 9.

[10/12/09 - 01:40 PM]
TLC Serves Up a New Season of 'Cake Boss' on October 26
In its first season, more than 2 million people tuned in each week to see Buddy and his team create mouth-watering creations.

[10/12/09 - 01:37 PM]
The CW Shows Largest Percentage Gains from Dvr Viewing Across the Board for Any Broadcast Network During "Premiere Week"
The CW further spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[10/12/09 - 01:34 PM]
CMT's 'The Singing Bee' Stops in Nashville to Cast for Second Season
The 20-episode second season, returning with host Melissa Peterman, will begin taping in November and premiere in January 2010.







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[10/22/14 - 04:00 PM]
New Primetime Special "Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy" to Premiere Sunday, November 23 on Disney Channel
The high-stakes adventure features a special appearance by Rapunzel, voiced by Mandy Moore, who reprises her role from Disney's "Tangled."

[10/22/14 - 03:19 PM]
Bravo Media Renews "Below Deck" for Third Season as Finale Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with Over 1.4 Million Total Viewers
Plus: look for "The Crew Tells All" next Tuesday, October 28 and a reunion special the following Tuesday, November 4.

[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 1 Drives FOX to Prime Time Ratings Win
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 01:37 PM]
Lifetime Greenlights Limited Series "Lizzie Borden: The Fall River Chronicles"
Christina Ricci will reprise her haunting role as the notorious murder suspect she portrayed in the network's hit original movie "Lizzie Borden Took An Ax."

[10/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Sneak Play of "Becoming," from LeBron James' Springhill Production Company and ESPN Films, Added at 5:30 P.M. Sunday, October 26 on Disney XD
It will also be presented in the previously announced 8:00 p.m. timeslot on Disney XD and on Friday, November 7 (7:00 p.m., ET/4:00 p.m., PT) on ESPN.

[10/22/14 - 12:44 PM]
Animal Planet's "Finding Bigfoot" Returns with Search for World's Largest Sasquatch
On Sunday, November 9, the series returns with a special two-hour episode that takes Bigfoot Field Research Organization (BFRO) president Matt Moneymaker, researchers James "Bobo" Fay and Cliff Barackman and skeptical scientist Ranae Holland off to the wilds of Alaska.

[10/22/14 - 11:31 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for Eighth Season January 13 at 9PM
In a twist on the show's traditional format, three former champions, Rayce Bird (Season 2), Anthony Kosar (Season 4) and Laura Tyler (Season 5), will return in the premiere and select teams of five new artists who they will coach throughout the season.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/22/14 - 11:05 AM]
Comedy Icon Steve Coogan to Star in "Happyish" on Showtime(R)
He'll succeed the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the project, a comedic, soul-searching examination of our pursuit of happiness, a pursuit that might just be the very thing causing our unhappiness in the first place.

[10/22/14 - 11:04 AM]
Discovery Family Channel to Premiere the Third Season of Hasbro Studios' Popular Animated Series "Transformers Rescue Bots," November 1
The season three premiere of "Transformers Rescue Bots" returns with the episode "Land Before Prime," where Optimus Prime is forced to embrace his primal side when the Rescue Bots discover a mysterious island filled with dinosaurs.

[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Delivers Its Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 10:49 AM]
First-Ever LEGO(R) Batman Television Special, "LEGO DC Comics: Batman: Be-Leaguered," Premieres October 27 on Cartoon Network
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, this powerhouse partnership between the LEGO Group and DC Entertainment is a funny, lighthearted tale new to the DC Comics universe.

[10/22/14 - 10:42 AM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Adds Performances by Alan Jackson, and Brad Paisley with Rock Legend Steven Tyler
Artists previously announced include Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Sara Evans, Lucy Hale, Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Idina Menzel, Nettles, LeAnn Rimes, Michael W. Smith, and Carrie Underwood.

[10/22/14 - 10:41 AM]
Inspired by the Success of "Shark Tank" ABC Announces the Launch of "Beyond the Tank"
"Beyond the Tank" will feature a look back at past "Shark Tank" pitches and deals to examine the highs and lows that can come from an appearance in the tank.

[10/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Cold Justice" Spinoff
Rather than tackling homicides, however, the new series will focus on sex crimes.