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[09/23/10 - 06:20 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 23
Updates include: The CW's "Hellcats" first freshman to land additional scripts; Jon Seda joins HBO's "Treme"; and Wolfgang Petersen, Ron Shelton circle Starz limited series.

[09/23/10 - 02:49 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh" Is 18-49 King
Plus: TBS's "Meet the Browns" is last night's most-watched program.

[09/23/10 - 01:58 PM]
Lifetime Television Renews Hit Scripted Series Army Wives and Drop Dead Diva
The dramas will return for fifth and third seasons, respectively, of 13 episodes each in 2011.

[09/23/10 - 12:59 PM]
MTV Treats Viewers to a Second Scare When Halloween Horror Movie "My Super Psycho Sweet 16 Part 2" Returns October 22nd at 10pm ET/PT
Additionally, MTV will live stream the first 20 minutes of the film via facebook.com/msps16 on October 13.

[09/23/10 - 12:03 PM]
"Dr. G: Medical Examiner" Returns With All-New Medical Mysteries This October on Discovery Health
The first of six new episodes premieres Monday, October 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[09/23/10 - 11:55 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Stretch Their Late-Night Leads in the Third Quarter
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 13-17 and the third quarter to date.

[09/23/10 - 09:28 AM]
CBS Sweeps Wednesday in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 22.

[09/23/10 - 09:13 AM]
ABC News' Nightline Is #1 in Total Viewers in Late Night for the 2009/2010 Season
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the 2009-10 season to date.

[09/23/10 - 08:59 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Leads CBS to Victory
FOX, NBC and ABC all in tight race for second place honors.

[09/23/10 - 08:47 AM]
TV's #1 Comedy, Modern Family Opens with Series Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 22.

[09/23/10 - 08:13 AM]
Let the Ultimate Food Fight Begin - Bravo's 'Top Chef All-Stars' Will Premiere December 1st at 10 PM ET/PT
Carla Hall, Spike Mendelsohn, Marcel Vigneron and Fabio Viviani are among the participants.

[09/23/10 - 07:55 AM]
Get Your Game Face on for the Ladies of VH1's 'Football Wives'
Originally set for Monday nights, the newcomer will now launch Sunday, October 24 at 10:30/9:30c.

[09/23/10 - 07:03 AM]
Nba TV to Present Washington Wizards "Midnight Tip-Off" Practice and "Real Training Camp: Los Angeles Lakers"
"Midnight Tip-off" airs Tuesday, September 28 while Real Training Camp is set for Monday, September 27.

[09/23/10 - 06:43 AM]
The Gang Is Back at Cartoon Network for a New Live-Action Mystery Movie: Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster
The all-new, live-action/CG movie will premiere Saturday, October 16 at 7:00/6:00c.

[09/23/10 - 06:41 AM]
MTV Announces Launch of "The Seven," a Daily Pop Culture- Driven Live News Show That Counts Downs the Day's Seven Must-Know Stories
The show will debut on September 27 at 5:00/4:00c with hip hop sensation Drake, and the cast of the film "The Social Network."

[09/23/10 - 04:01 AM]
Centric Brings the Classic Sitcom 'The Cosby Show' to the Network Five Nights a Week Beginning Monday, September 27 at 8 PM*
Plus: look for a 12-hour marathon on Sunday, September 26.

[09/23/10 - 03:01 AM]
Rick Ross, Waka Flocka Flame, Gucci Mane and Swizz Beatz Confirmed to Perform During the BET Hip Hop Awards '10, Premiering Tuesday, October 12 at 8:00 P.M.*
They'll join Mo'Nique, Keri Hilson, Nicki Minaj, Common, Taraji P. Henson, Martin Lawrence and Missy Elliot.

[09/23/10 - 12:57 AM]
The Futon's Ratings Survival Guide: "Outsourced" (NBC)

[09/23/10 - 12:56 AM]
The Futon's Ratings Survival Guide: "Bleep My Dad Says" (CBS)

[09/23/10 - 12:55 AM]
The Futon's Ratings Survival Guide: "My Generation" (ABC)

[09/22/10 - 06:41 PM]
Jacqueline Bisset Reprises the Role Originally Based on a Louisa May Alcott Short Story 'An Old-Fashioned Christmas,' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere December 11
The follow-up to "An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving" also stars Catherine Steadman and Robert O'Mahoney.

[09/22/10 - 06:36 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 22
Updates include: Michael Emerson, Terry O'Quinn to star in NBC pilot; Jason Smilovic finds "The Detail" at FOX; and David Guggenheim to spearhead CIA drama, also at FOX.

[09/22/10 - 04:34 PM]
Third Episode of Sons of Anarchy Rock Steady Week to Week
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 21.

[09/22/10 - 03:14 PM]
Bravo's "The Rachel Zoe Project" Marks Highest Rated Season Ever with Double Digit Increases Across All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 21.

[09/22/10 - 03:01 PM]
HGTV Orders 26 Episodes of Secrets from a Stylist
The series, due in 2011, stars Emily Henderson, the season five winner of "HGTV Design Star."

[09/22/10 - 03:00 PM]
Second Season Finale of Syfy's Warehouse 13 Scores More Than Two Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 21.

[09/22/10 - 02:37 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Anarchy" Reigns for Fx
Plus: MTV's "Teen Mom" takes home the adults 18-49 crown.

[09/22/10 - 01:49 PM]
Detroit 1-8-7 Is a Favorite with Wxyz-TV Viewers!
ABC affiliate WXYZ-TV spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 21.

[09/22/10 - 01:30 PM]
Lyle Lovett to Guest Star on ABC's "Castle" in November
He'll play Agent Darryl Shafer, "a larger than life yet shadowy government figure who plays his cards close to the chest."

[09/22/10 - 01:16 PM]
Biggest Sunday Ever on Showtime! Shameless, Episodes & Californication to Premiere January 9th
"Californication" and "Episodes" were originally set to bow that Monday.

[09/22/10 - 11:29 AM]
ABC Showcases an Extraordinary 3d Projection Video of "No Ordinary Family" Throughout the Night on the Wall of the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood
"No Ordinary Family" T-shirts will also be given away at the event, Saturday, September 25.

[09/22/10 - 10:16 AM]
Global Superstar Jennifer Lopez Joins FOX Family, Launching First-Look Deal with FOX Films and Joining FOX Broadcasting's "American Idol" as New Judge
"As an artist and producer, I am excited to call Fox my home," said Lopez.

[09/22/10 - 10:15 AM]
Global Superstar Jennifer Lopez and Rock and Roll Legend Steven Tyler Join Randy Jackson at the Judges' Table
In addition, Jimmy Iovine, chairman of Interscope Geffen A&M Records, will join AMERICAN IDOL as an in-house mentor.

[09/22/10 - 10:14 AM]
Myth Will Meet Reality as Animal Planet Series "Lost Tapes" Features Creatures Science Refuses to Confirm Nor Deny
10 new episodes roll out beginning Tuesday, September 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/22/10 - 10:11 AM]
Ryan Flynn Joins Bravo as Vice President of Production
He'll oversee such projects as "The Millionaire Matchmaker," "Tabatha's Salon Takeover" and the upcoming "Pregnant in Heels."

[09/22/10 - 09:40 AM]
The Ncis Teams Lead CBS to a Tuesday Win in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 21.

[09/22/10 - 09:32 AM]
The Promise: The Making of "Darkness on the Edge of Town," Insider Documentary About the Creation of Bruce Springsteen's Fourth Album, Debuts OcT. 7 on Hbo
The film features footage shot from 1976 to 1978, capturing home rehearsals and recording sessions that reveal Springsteen's creative process at work.

[09/22/10 - 09:17 AM]
CMT Chronicles the Incredible History Behind the Royal Family of Racing in the Movie "Petty Blue," Premiering Friday, October 8
Kevin Costner narrates the two-hour special, from CMT Films and NASCAR Media Group.

[09/22/10 - 09:01 AM]
Dwts: The Results Marks Most-Watched-Ever Premiere/Detroit 1-8-7 Opens Strong
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 21.

[09/22/10 - 08:57 AM]
Cartoon Network Enterprises and Activision Partner to Release Interactive Game Based on the Hit Television Series Generator Rex
This marks the first partnership between the two companies.

[09/22/10 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Glee" Leaps in Front
"NCIS"-led CBS gets bumped to second place among adults 18-49.

[09/22/10 - 08:21 AM]
Beauty & "The Borgias": Emmanuelle Chriqui to Guest Star in New Epic Drama Series, Premiering in Spring 2011 on Showtime(R)
She'll play Sancia, "the beautiful and seductive Neapolitan princess who marries the Pope's youngest son Joffre, even though she has her eye on another Borgia brother."

[09/22/10 - 07:01 AM]
Black Girls Rock!(Tm) InC. Joins Forces with BET Networks for the Televised-Worldwide Debut of Black Girls Rock! on Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 8 P.M. Et
The star-studded affair honors "some of the most exceptional women of color in the country."

[09/22/10 - 01:16 AM]
The Futon's Ratings Survival Guide: "Undercovers" and "Law & Order: Los Angeles" (NBC)

[09/22/10 - 01:16 AM]
The Futon's Ratings Survival Guide: "The Defenders" (CBS)

[09/22/10 - 01:15 AM]
The Futon's Ratings Survival Guide: "Better with You" and "The Whole Truth" (ABC)

[09/21/10 - 07:42 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 21
Updates include: ABC eyes "Lost Girls" as drama series; Chris Bender, J.C. Spink book a pair of comedies at CBS.

[09/21/10 - 03:22 PM]
ESPN's Monday Night Football Wins the Night in Key Male and Adult Demos Among All Networks in Prime Time
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 20.

[09/21/10 - 03:08 PM]
American Idol Season 10 Announcement to Stream Live Online at AmericanidoL.com on Wednesday, September 22
The special live webcast will begin at approximately 10:00 AM PT live/1:00 PM ET.

[09/21/10 - 02:41 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Rides "Mnf"
Plus: History continues to see big numbers from "Pawn Stars."







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