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[09/30/10 - 06:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 30
Updates include: Kyle MacLachlan to guest on "How I Met Your Mother"; The CW developing "The Frame"; and Andi Bushell books a pilot order from Lifetime.

[09/30/10 - 02:30 PM]
ABC's "No Ordinary Family" Emerges as the New Season's No. 1 Show on the Major Nets in Terms of Family Viewing
ABC spins the numbers for "Adults 18-49 watching with Persons 2-17."

[09/30/10 - 02:29 PM]
Hollywood Treasure Premiere on Syfy Moves to Wednesday, October 27, 2010
The newcomer moves yet again, this time to a new time period: Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/30/10 - 02:17 PM]
Oxygen Media Greenlights New Docu-Series the New Untitled Paris Hilton Project
Brooke Mueller, Jennifer Rovero, Allison Melnick and Kathy Hilton will also be featured alongside the heiress.

[09/30/10 - 01:59 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh" Goes Out on Top
The series wraps its second season as the top 18-49 draw.

[09/30/10 - 01:18 PM]
Syfy's Ghost Hunters Halloween Live, Cable's #1 Halloween Event, Returns with the Dodge Brand as the First-Ever Presenting Sponsor
The annual six-hour event airs Sunday, October 31 beginning at 7:00/6:00c.

[09/30/10 - 12:38 PM]
Misunderstood Men and Unwanted Dogs Redeem Each Other in Return of Animal Planet's "Pit Bulls & Parolees"
The show's 11-episode second season begins on Saturday, October 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/30/10 - 12:03 PM]
Anderson Cooper to Host One Hour Daytime Program
Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution is behind the project, due in the fall of 2011.

[09/30/10 - 11:23 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver Premiere-Week Ratings Wins
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 20-24.

[09/30/10 - 10:27 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Turns in Its Strongest Numbers in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 in Over 3 Months
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 20-24.

[09/30/10 - 10:24 AM]
Operation Wild Returns to Planet Green for a Second Season of Gators, Guns and Git-Er-Done Lawmen
The show's 10-episode sophomore run begins Friday, November 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/30/10 - 10:23 AM]
Big Time Guest Stars, Primetime Specials and Halloween Themes Featured Throughout October on Disney Channel and Disney Xd
Tony Hawk, Shaquille O'Neal, Iyaz, Allison Janney, Cloris Leachman, Jack McBrayer, Nolan Gould and Tiffany Thornton are among the featured guests.

[09/30/10 - 09:50 AM]
NBC.com Releases a Sneak Peek Trailer for the Latest Web Series Inspired by NBC's 'The Office' and Directed by Series Star Mindy Kaling
"The 3rd Floor," due October 21, sees the gang acting in a self-produced horror film.

[09/30/10 - 09:45 AM]
CBS Sweeps Wednesday in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for the Second Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 29.

[09/30/10 - 09:20 AM]
Late Show with David Letterman Tops "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" in Adults 25-54 and Is in Near Dead Heat Among Viewers
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 20-24.

[09/30/10 - 09:14 AM]
Modern Family Is Wednesday's #1 TV Show in Ad18-49/Hits a Series High in Teens
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 29.

[09/30/10 - 08:52 AM]
MTV's "The Challenges: Cut Throat" Premieres on Wednesday, October 6 at 10pm ET/PT
The cable channel details the 30 fan favorites participating in the new season.

[09/30/10 - 08:41 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Modern Family" Leads 18-49 Charge
ABC however can only muster a fourth-place finish in the key demo.

[09/30/10 - 08:24 AM]
Diy Network Renews Blog Cabin, TV's First Interactive Home Building Series, for a Fifth Season
The series, in which viewers vote and blog on the design features of the ultimate vacation home, will return in August 2011.

[09/30/10 - 07:42 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Varsity Pictures' Action Comedy Supah Ninjas
Eric Garcia and Leo Chu are behind the series, which "follows three unsuspecting kids who are drafted into the secret world of ninjas."

[09/30/10 - 07:05 AM]
ESPN Films Adds Fernando Nation to '30 for 30' Schedule
It will replace Alex Gibney's "Catching Hell," which moves to 2011.

[09/30/10 - 06:31 AM]
Five Outrageous Couples Plan the Wedding of Their Dreams on VH1's New Series 'My Big Friggin Wedding'
The 10-episode series, from the producers of "Jersey Shore," premieres Monday, November 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/30/10 - 06:08 AM]
Fionnula Flanagan Stars in 'Three Wise Women,' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere December 14
Hugh O'Connor, Amy Huberman and Brendan Patricks co-star in the project, the network's latest holiday original.

[09/30/10 - 06:01 AM]
Bret Michaels Returns to VH1 with New Docu-Series 'Bret Michaels: Life as I Know It' on Monday, October 18th at 10pm ET*
The series "will give fans a never-before-seen look into Bret's family life - the real center of his world from which he draws his unsinkable strength."

[09/30/10 - 05:01 AM]
BET's 106 & Park Celebrates Its 10 Year Anniversary
106 & PARK: 10 YEARS AND COUNTING, a two-hour special, airs Wednesday, October 6 at 6:00/5:00c.

[09/30/10 - 12:11 AM]
Interview: "Fringe" Co-Stars Joshua Jackson, John Noble & Anna Torv

[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.







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