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[09/29/10 - 07:48 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 29
Updates include: Bryan Fuller to revive "Munsters" for NBC; Shelley Conn lands female lead on FOX's "Terra Nova"; and Rachel Nichols to recur on "Criminal Minds."

[09/29/10 - 04:46 PM]
ABC Announces Ground-Breaking Ad Inventory Exchange System with Its Affiliate Body
Said development breaks "a decades-long industry paradigm that generally allowed affiliates only a fixed amount of inventory."

[09/29/10 - 04:20 PM]
Exclusive: "Lone Star" Encore to Still Air This Saturday
The show's second episode will indeed still repeat this Saturday (October 2) at 11:00/10:00c.

[09/29/10 - 02:19 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom" Continues Demo Run
The MTV original is also the most-watched cable program last night.

[09/29/10 - 12:28 PM]
Teennick Gets Gigantic with New Series About Hollywood "It" Kids, Premiering Friday, OcT. 8, at 10 P.M. (ET)
The series, from executive producers Marti Noxon and Dawn Parouse Olmstead, stars Grace Gummer and Gia Mantegna.

[09/29/10 - 12:22 PM]
Five Families Are in the Running to Become the Most Extraordinary Family in America
Voting is underway on the "No Ordinary Family" contest, the winner of which receives five days and four nights at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.

[09/29/10 - 10:28 AM]
Syfy Gets Ready for Smackdown(R): Multi-Pronged, Nationwide Consumer Marketing Campaign Kicks Off 52 Week a Year Event Series
"The move of SmackDown to Syfy represents the partnership of two powerful and successful brandsthat are united by their embrace of imagination," said the network's Blake Callaway.

[09/29/10 - 10:24 AM]
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Sets Their Sights on Getting the Anderson Family Wired in Cleveland, Ohio
Said clan will be featured in an upcoming episode of ABC's Sunday staple.

[09/29/10 - 10:23 AM]
First Round of Performers Announced for "The 44th Annual Cma Awards" Airing November 10 on Abc
Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton are among those set to perform.

[09/29/10 - 10:18 AM]
Warner BroS. Television and Warner BroS. Animation Take Manhattan with Six Series Heading to New York Comic Con 2010
Talent from "Nikita," "V," "The Vampire Diaries," "Young Justice," "MAD" and "Green Lantern: The Animated Series" are set to appear at the October 8-10 event.

[09/29/10 - 09:31 AM]
CBS Wins Tuesday in Viewers and Adults 25-54 for the Second Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 28.

[09/29/10 - 09:06 AM]
Scream 2010 Rules Pop Culture Universe as Event Will Debut World Premiere Footage from "Scream 4," "Paranormal Activity 2," and "The Rite"
The annual two-hour special airs Tuesday, October 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/29/10 - 08:53 AM]
No Ordinary Family Opens Big for ABC at 8pm
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 28.

[09/29/10 - 08:46 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Glee" Hits Series High
Said numbers also help "Raising Hope" grow from its premiere.

[09/29/10 - 07:57 AM]
What Not to Wear Returns with All New Episodes on TLC
The first of 13 new episodes premieres Friday, October 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/29/10 - 07:49 AM]
A&E Hit Real Life Series "The First 48" and "After the First 48" Return for Brand New Seasons
"The First 48" returns for season 11 this Thursday while "After The First 48" returns October 7.

[09/29/10 - 07:27 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Law & Order: Los Angeles" (NBC)

[09/29/10 - 07:04 AM]
Human Target Season Two Premiere Moves to Wednesday, November 17, on Fox
Encore episodes of HOUSE will now air Fridays (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT).

[09/29/10 - 06:30 AM]
Celebrate the Season with "TV's Greatest Holiday Moments: A Paley Center for Media Special" (Working Title) Airing Friday, November 26, on Fox
The two-hour special will "count down the Top 40 holiday moments of all time gathered from holiday sitcoms, dramas, variety specials, late-night programs and sketch shows."

[09/29/10 - 06:10 AM]
It's Asymmetrical Warfare for Dummies When the Jolly Old Elf Accidentally Drifts Into a No-Fly Zone in 'The Santa Incident,' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Premiering December 7
Ione Skye, Greg Germann, Michael McElhatton, Sean McConaghy and James Cosmo all star in the film.

[09/29/10 - 12:14 AM]
Interview: "Hellcats" Co-Stars Aly Michalka & Ashley Tisdale

[09/28/10 - 06:56 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 28
Updates include: Rachel Bilson, Josh Schwartz team for NBC dramedy; Catherine Dent to stop by "NCIS"; and Brian K. Vaughan, Dee Johnson, land new projects.

[09/28/10 - 04:40 PM]
ESPN's Monday Night Football Attracts Fifth Most-Watched Program in Cable Television History and Cable's Biggest Audience of 2010
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 27.

[09/28/10 - 04:26 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Mnf" a Ratings Juggernaut
Bears/Packers showdown posts a monster 7.2 adults 18-49 rating.

[09/28/10 - 03:23 PM]
Syfy's Eureka Scores Most-Watched Summer Season Ever and 4th Consecutive Summer of Total Audience Growth
Syfy spins the "Eureka" numbers for the season to date.

[09/28/10 - 03:07 PM]
Season Three of "Lie to Me" to Premiere Monday, October 4, on Fox; Replaces "Lone Star"
Last night's installment of "Lone Star" drew just 3.23 million viewers and a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating in final numbers.

[09/28/10 - 03:03 PM]
TruTV's Hot Summer Leads to Biggest Third Quarter Ever and Sets Stage for Record-Breaking Year
truTV spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010.

[09/28/10 - 02:22 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Kardashians" Leads 18-49 Upset
The E! veteran tops HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" in the key demo.

[09/28/10 - 02:17 PM]
USA Wins 3rd Quarter Making History Again
USA spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010.

[09/28/10 - 01:59 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Records Best Third Quarter in Network's History in Prime, Late Night and Total Day
Comedy Central spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010.

[09/28/10 - 01:55 PM]
Sharktopus Gobbles Up 2.5 Million Total Viewers and More Than One Million Adults 25-54
Syfy spins the numbers for Saturday, September 25.

[09/28/10 - 01:50 PM]
"Swift Justice With Nancy Grace" Is This Season's #1 Rated New Syndicated Series
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of September 13-19.

[09/28/10 - 01:49 PM]
60 Minutes 43rd Season Premiere Lands on Nielsen's Top 10
CBS spins the numbers for the weekend of September 25-26.

[09/28/10 - 12:37 PM]
3q10 Is Disney XD's Most-Watched Quarter of All Time in Total Day and Prime
Disney XD spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010.

[09/28/10 - 12:24 PM]
Glee Triumphs as Premiere Week's Top-Rated Show
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 20-26.

[09/28/10 - 12:08 PM]
Discovery Communications Marks Ratings Highs and Milestones in 3q10
Discovery Networks spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010.

[09/28/10 - 12:07 PM]
History(R) Finishes Best Quarter and Month of All Time
History spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010 and the month of September.

[09/28/10 - 11:49 AM]
HBO Documentary Monica & David, Chronicling the Event-Filled First Year and Beyond of a Marriage Between Adults with Down Syndrome, Debuts OcT. 14
Said broadcoast coincides with Down Syndrome Awareness Month and National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

[09/28/10 - 11:29 AM]
Disney Channel Is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day Among Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010.

[09/28/10 - 11:14 AM]
3q10 Is ABC Family's Most-Watched Quarter on Record in Prime in Adults 18-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010.

[09/28/10 - 11:10 AM]
NBC Ties for #2 in Adults 18-49 for Premiere Week with the Biggest Year-To-Year Gains Among the Major Nets
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 20-26.

[09/28/10 - 11:05 AM]
Nickelodeon Nabs Its Most-Watched Third Quarter Ever, Tops Basic Cable with Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010.

[09/28/10 - 10:44 AM]
Two and a Half Men Is Monday's Number One Scripted Program in Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, September 27.

[09/28/10 - 10:26 AM]
ABC Is the Most-Watched Net for the Second Straight Monday of the Season
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 27.

[09/28/10 - 10:24 AM]
Lifetime Television to Launch New Unscripted Series 'The Fairy Jobmother'
The eight-episode series, hosted by Hayley Taylor will launch Thursday, October 28 following the season finale of "Project Runway."

[09/28/10 - 10:13 AM]
ABC Claims 4 of the Top 10 TV Shows During Premiere Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 20-26.

[09/28/10 - 09:56 AM]
Do You "Live to Dance"? Announcing Open Casting Call Dates for CBS's New Reality-Competition Series with Paula Abdul, "Live to Dance"
The series, formerly titled "Got to Dance," will visit New York City on Thursday, October 14 and Los Angeles on Thursday, October 28.

[09/28/10 - 09:55 AM]
CBS Wins Premiere Week in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 20-26.

[09/28/10 - 09:43 AM]
Oxygen and WwW.oxygeN.com Score Best Third Quarter and Best September Ever in Network History
Oxygen spins the numbers for the month of September and the third quarter of 2010.

[09/28/10 - 09:30 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dancing" Makes It Two in a Row
Plus: "Castle," "90210," "Mother" and "Rules" post gains from last week.







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[09/17/14 - 09:32 AM]
CBS Announces New Live +7-Day (L7) Rating Reporting System for the Upcoming Television Season
"L7 and C7 are the metrics that more accurately account for how viewers watch our shows and how we get paid for our programming - both in advertising and content licensing," said Leslie Moonves.

[09/17/14 - 09:31 AM]
E! Celebrates Joan Rivers with a Full Day of Programming Honoring the Comedy Legend When "Joan Day" Airs Friday, September 19th
Plus: "Fashion Police: Celebrating Joan," a 90-minute special, airs that same night at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/17/14 - 09:25 AM]
"The Ultimate Fighter" Premiere Attracts 2.54 Million Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 10.

[09/17/14 - 09:25 AM]
"Black Dynamite" Explodes Back onto Adult Swim - Season Two Premieres Saturday, October 18th at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT)
Based on 2009's critically-acclaimed feature film, the "Black Dynamite" animated series further chronicles the exploits of the central character, Black Dynamite, and his crew.

[09/17/14 - 09:01 AM]
Bill Hader Returns to "Saturday Night Live" as Host on Oct. 11 with Musical Guest Hozier
Hader earned two Emmy nominations while on "SNL" and received critical acclaim for his notable impressions and characters, including the 'Stefon' as well as dozens of others.

[09/17/14 - 09:00 AM]
"The Game" Begins November 5 at 10:00PM as Part of BBC America's "Dramaville"
When an MI5 agent is contacted by a defecting KGB officer about the plan to destroy the British establishment, MI5 leader, Daddy (Brian Cox), assembles a secret committee to investigate the threat in a frantic race against time.

[09/17/14 - 08:38 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Grows by 32% Week to Week in Adult 18-49 Rating and 16% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 16.

[09/17/14 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Spot with "America's Got Talent"
Plus: FOX's "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" return down more than 30% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[09/17/14 - 08:17 AM]
New Season of Animal Planet's "Monsters Inside Me" Premieres October 9
Dan Riskin provides scientific perspective throughout this 10-part series that vividly recounts the stories of people tormented by sinister creatures that have invaded their bodies.

[09/17/14 - 08:14 AM]
"The Men in Blazers Show" Makes TV Debut on NBCSN Monday, September 22 at 10 P.M. ET
"We are aiming to make the least technically ambitious show in the history of television," Michael Davies said. "One camera. One guest. Two bald blokes. We may or may not have clips."

[09/17/14 - 08:12 AM]
"The Boss of the Moss" Is Back on National Geographic Channel with New Season of "The Legend of Mick Dodge"
New episodes return Tuesday, September 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[09/17/14 - 08:11 AM]
One of America's "Hottest" Entertainment Brands, TMZ, Comes to Reelz
"TMZ Hollywood Sports" will anchor the network's weekday primetime line up beginning Monday, September 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/17/14 - 08:10 AM]
"Mass Extinction: Life at the Brink" Premieres Sunday, November 30 at 8PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel
Jeffrey Wright narrates the one-hour special, produced by Tangled Bank Studios, the film and television unit of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

[09/17/14 - 07:31 AM]
CBS Aligns with Georgetown Cupcake to Promote the Network's New Drama Series "Madam Secretary"
This Saturday, locations in Georgetown, SoHo, Los Angeles and Boston will give away free red velvet cupcakes with a special fondant topper adorned with the CBS series' logo.

[09/17/14 - 07:30 AM]
"Untold with Maria Menounos" Airs Thursday, September 18 at 8:00PM ET/PT Only on E!
This time Menounos goes behind the shocking headlines of celebrity deaths like Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Cory Monteith to reveal what is becoming a much-publicized epidemic: "Hollywood & Heroin."