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[10/16/09 - 06:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 16
Updates include: Paige Turco, Barry Bostwick head to NBC's "Mountain"; the Kings to go solo on CBS's "The Good Wife"; and Teri Weinberg, Julia Franz book projects.

[10/16/09 - 02:59 PM]
Nightline Bests "Tonight Show" in Total Viewers 16 Weeks in a Row
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 5-9.

[10/16/09 - 02:30 PM]
NBC Late-Night Ratings Results for the Week of OcT. 5-9
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 5-9.

[10/16/09 - 11:56 AM]
MTV Enters the Dramatic World of Fashion When Its New Series "Styl'D" Premieres Sunday, November 1 at 10pm ET/PT
The series follows five junior stylists as they embark on the experience of their lives working for the senior stylists for the Margaret Maldonado Agency.

[10/16/09 - 11:04 AM]
CBS Continues Its Late Night Momentum
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 5-9.

[10/16/09 - 10:50 AM]
Charles Schulz' Animated Classic Halloween Special, "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown," Airs Wednesday, October 28 on Abc
This program replaces the episode of "Hank" which had been scheduled.

[10/16/09 - 10:44 AM]
VH1 Joins Forces with Diddy Once Again to Find His Next Personal Assistant
"I Want to Work For Diddy 2" premieres Monday, November 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/16/09 - 09:15 AM]
CBS Wins Thursday in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 15.

[10/16/09 - 08:41 AM]
ABC Wins 4 Straight Thursdays - Flashforward and Private Practice Grow
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 15.

[10/16/09 - 06:21 AM]
Springfield Or Bust! a New Neighbor Is Coming to Town with "The Simpsons" Character Contest
The winning entry, selected by THE SIMPSONS producers, will be animated into an episode of THE SIMPSONS in January 2010.

[10/16/09 - 06:02 AM]
VH1 and DosomethinG.org Rank 'Top 20 Celebs Gone Good'
Premiering Thursday, November 19 at 8:00/7:00c, the special will boast original interviews with the ranked celebrities, comedians and cause-leaders.

[10/16/09 - 06:01 AM]
Lions, Tigers and Bears Are Just the Beginning with Spring 2010 Launch of New Cable Network Nat Geo Wild
The new network will take over for Fox Cable Networks' Fox Reality Channel.

[10/16/09 - 12:05 AM]
Interview: "The Girls Next Door" Co-Stars Crystal Harris, Karissa & Kristina Shannon

[10/16/09 - 12:03 AM]
Interview: "Storm Chasers" Co-Stars Reed Timmer & Tim Samaras

[10/15/09 - 06:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 15
Updates include: Jonah Hill to voice animated comedy for FOX; Fox Television Studios, ABC team for "The Gates"; and The CW sets its development slate.

[10/15/09 - 03:56 PM]
Discovery's 'Mythbusters' Surpasses Several Broadcasters in Wednesday Night's Premiere in Key Demos
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 14.

[10/15/09 - 01:09 PM]
Stoolbend for Good! "The Cleveland Show" Picked Up for Full Second Season
"While I'm excited about this news, I really can't wait until next Wednesday to see an all-new GLEE," said Cleveland Brown.

[10/15/09 - 12:12 PM]
William H. Macy Is Shameless When It Comes to Showtime
John Wells and Paul Abbott, the series' original creator, will also serve as executive producers of the pilot.

[10/15/09 - 11:19 AM]
Tim Mcgraw, Vince Gill and Daughtry Among Performers Added to the Lineup for "The 43rd Annual Cma Awards"
Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, George Strait, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are also set to perform.

[10/15/09 - 11:18 AM]
ABC Debuts Free "Dancing with the Stars" App for Iphone and Ipod Touch
The app includes "the latest elimination updates, video clips and other fun, interactive features."

[10/15/09 - 10:56 AM]
Spike TV to Shine a Light on Rock Legend Keith Richards
Richards will receive the Rock Immortal Award during the network's "SCREAM 2009."

[10/15/09 - 10:55 AM]
ABC's Freshman Wednesday Comedy Block Is Up Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 14.

[10/15/09 - 10:54 AM]
ABC Family and Build-A-Bear Workshop Pair Up to Create New Family Holiday Classic, "Holly and Hal Moose: Our Uplifting Christmas Adventure"
The one-hour special airs Tuesday, November 24 at 7:00/6:00c.

[10/15/09 - 10:50 AM]
American Chopper Returns to TLC Paving the Road for Exciting New Heavy Haulers Pilot
The pilot documents "the dangerous and dirty exploits of Jeremy Patterson and his larger-than-life family as they move record-breaking superstructures across America for a living."

[10/15/09 - 10:03 AM]
Krysten Ritter, Ivan Sergei, Ving Rhames and Rachel Hunter Join Cast of Starz New Original Dramedy Series, 'Gravity' Set to Debut in Early Spring 2010, Only on Starz
The series, formerly known as "Failure to Fly," was co-created by Eric Schaeffer and Jill Franklyn.

[10/15/09 - 09:33 AM]
Criminal Minds Wins 9:00-10:00 PM Time Period in Viewers and Adults 18-49 for the Second Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 14.

[10/15/09 - 09:12 AM]
Kathy Griffin Has No Fear in Her Seventh Original Bravo Stand Up Special, "Balls of Steel," Premiering Tuesday, November 3 at 9 PM ET/PT
The one-hour special will be followed by the second season premiere of "Tabatha's Salon Takeover."

[10/15/09 - 08:29 AM]
With the Start of the 2009-10 TV Season, ABC.com Is the No. 1 Online Broadcast Site in September 2009
ABC spins the digital numbers for the month of September.

[10/15/09 - 07:33 AM]
Bon Jovi and NBC Universal Team Up for First-Ever "Artists in Residence" Project
The pact calls for Bon Jovi's music to be widely seen and heard across the multiple brands and platforms of NBC Universal.

[10/15/09 - 07:25 AM]
Who's That Girl? There Are Some New Faces on the Third Season of Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New York City"
Sonja Morgan and Jennifer Gilbert will recur on the show's third season, due in 2010.

[10/15/09 - 07:17 AM]
NBC Universal and Anheuser-Busch Announce Ground-Breaking Advertising Partnership with NBC's 'Saturday Night Live'
This is the first time in the history of "SNL" that a single advertiser has purchased all of the show's national advertising time.

[10/15/09 - 12:33 AM]
Interview: "30 Rock" Co-Star Jack Mcbrayer & Executive Producer Robert Carlock

[10/15/09 - 12:01 AM]
Swing for the Fences This November on Fox
FOX details its November sweeps highlights. (MAJOR SPOILERS!)

[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.







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[10/19/20 - 03:27 PM]
HBO's "Euphoria" Returns with Two Special Episodes; The First Debuts December 6
The title and date of the second episode are forthcoming.

[10/19/20 - 02:24 PM]
CBS Shifts "Manhunt: Deadly Games" to Saturday Nights
Following tonight's installment, look for back-to-back episodes each Saturday at 8:00/7:00c starting October 24.

[10/19/20 - 01:04 PM]
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BET further spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 14.

[10/19/20 - 12:02 PM]
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Already in development is a one-hour comedy special featuring Hall as star and executive producer.

[10/19/20 - 12:01 PM]
Video: "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" - Official Trailer - Netflix
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[10/19/20 - 12:00 PM]
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[10/19/20 - 11:02 AM]
BET's "Project CRE8" Winning Film, "Alieu the Dreamer," Starring Denzel Whitaker to World Premiere on Thursday, October 22 at 10 PM ET/PT on BET
Written, directed and composed by Quincy Ledbetter, the film takes place in a world where mankind hasn't dreamed for three decades, until a driven government agent discovers a young man in the projects, who has suddenly started dreaming.

[10/19/20 - 11:00 AM]
The CW Gets Into the Spirit with Its Schedule of Upcoming Holiday Specials
Highlights include "Silent Night - A Song for the World," "The Hollywood Christmas Parade Greatest Moments" and "Heroes on the Front Line."

[10/19/20 - 09:54 AM]
Video: "Big Rad Wolf" - Official Trailer - Quibi
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[10/19/20 - 09:30 AM]
Presidential Candidates to Appear on "60 Minutes Election Edition" Sunday, Oct. 25
The presidential nominees from both parties have appeared on "60 Minutes" for the past three presidential election cycles.

[10/19/20 - 09:06 AM]
Industry Leader Channing Dungey Named Chairman, Warner Bros. Television Group
Dungey will succeed Peter Roth who will be stepping down from his Studio responsibilities running the TV Group and its operating divisions in early 2021.

[10/19/20 - 09:00 AM]
Juanes, Pitbull, Luis Fonsi and Kelsea Ballerini to Perform on "Essential Heroes: A Momento Latino Event" Oct. 26 on CBS
Pulitzer Prize winner and 2018 Kennedy Center honoree Lin-Manuel Miranda has been added as a presenter, and co-host Gloria Estefan will also perform on the special.

[10/19/20 - 08:59 AM]
HBO's "Burning Ojai: Our Fire Story" Debuts October 28
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[10/19/20 - 08:34 AM]
HGTV Accelerates Show Orders to Put 16 New Series and Pilots in the Pipeline for 2021
This first batch of new show orders represents more than 109 episodes or 77 hours of content that will appeal to the network's 34 million monthly viewers as well as occasional audiences.

[10/19/20 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "SNF" Hold Off FOX, Game 7 of NLCS
"Sunday Night Football" helps the network lead the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.