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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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[09/14/14 - 09:13 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins the College Football Race
The Alphabet tops competing coverage on FOX and NBC.

[09/14/14 - 08:33 AM]
Coverage of Purdue-Notre Dame College Football from Indianapolis Scores NBC's Second-Highest-Rated Saturday Night in Adults 18-49 in Three Months
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, September 13.

[09/13/14 - 09:02 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Is Currently Delivering Its Highest Friday Results in More Than Three Months
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 12.

[09/13/14 - 08:40 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline" Puts NBC in the Top Spot
The Peacock's mainstay leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/12/14 - 03:46 PM]
Video: Willie's Views on Scottish Independence - "The Simpsons" - Animation on FOX
The milestone 26th season of the series launches Sunday, September 28 at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[09/12/14 - 02:01 PM]
UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League Group Stage Action Gets Underway on Sept. 16
Coverage also includes the premiere of FOX Sports' MULTIMATCH 90, a live whip-around show which brings viewers every goal and big play in near-real time.

[09/12/14 - 01:26 PM]
NBC's "Dateline" Produces First-Ever Full-Length Original Web Exclusive, "Oscar Pistorius: The Verdict"
The original documentary will go live on DatelineNBC.com tonight, Friday September 12 at 7pm and will be available online only.

[09/12/14 - 12:27 PM]
Hallmark Hall of Fame Moves Premieres to Hallmark Channel
The first movie in the new arrangement will be "One Christmas Eve," starring Anne Heche.

[09/12/14 - 12:07 PM]
Video: Wilson Cruz & The USC Marching Band Visit L.A. Children's Hospital - "Red Band Society"
The new drama premieres next Wednesday, September 17 on FOX.

[09/12/14 - 10:53 AM]
Discovery Channel Documents Never-Before-Seen Behavior in "Tigress Blood"
The one-hour special premieres September 20 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[09/12/14 - 10:09 AM]
Warner Bros. Television Brings the Worlds of "Gotham," "Constantine," "The Following," "Forever" and "Person of Interest" to New York Comic Con October 9-12
For the second year at NYCC, Warner Bros. Television will host preview night screenings in the Main Stage on Thursday, October 9.

[09/12/14 - 09:38 AM]
USA Network's Acclaimed Series "White Collar" to Air Sixth and Final Season Beginning Thursday, November 6 at 9/8c
Said swan song will be followed by the return of "Covert Affairs" at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/12/14 - 09:34 AM]
TNT Books Second Season of "Murder in the First"
The cable channel has ordered 10 episodes for the second season.

[09/12/14 - 09:31 AM]
CBS Daytime Game Shows "The Price Is Right" and "Let's Make A Deal" Kick Off Their New Seasons Monday, Sept. 22
Drew Carey and Wayne Brady return as hosts of the series, back for their 43rd and sixth season, respectively.

[09/12/14 - 09:27 AM]
FXP Signs Emmy(R) Award-Winning "Fargo" Producer John Cameron to Overall Deal
The two-year agreement between FXP and Cameron covers all projects developed for television, both cable and broadcast.