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[10/04/10 - 06:49 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 4
Updates include: ABC Family cancels "Huge"; Kim and Kourtney Kardashian plan "New York" spin-off; and details on over a dozen new projects!

[10/04/10 - 03:04 PM]
WWE Friday Night SmackDown(R) Pins 2.5 Million Total Viewers During Syfy Premiere on October 1 -- Most Watched Friday Night 8-10 PM Telecast Since 2008
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, October 1.

[10/04/10 - 02:15 PM]
Discovery Channel's All New Series, "Auction Kings," Proves That One Man's Trash Is Another Man's Treasure
The newcomer, formerly known as "Bidder Rivals," will premiere Tuesday, October 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/04/10 - 02:13 PM]
Discovery Unveils New Factual and Entertainment Program Sales Properties at MIPCOM
Said programs include "Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman," "Gorilla School," "Born Schizophrenic" and "My Strange Addiction."

[10/04/10 - 02:11 PM]
Discovery's "Reign of the Dinosaurs" Available for International Pre-Sale Opportunities at MIPCOM
"'Reign of the Dinosaurs' raw approach to storytelling will elevate dinosaur programming to an entirely new level," said Nicolas Bonard.

[10/04/10 - 02:09 PM]
Planet Green Unveils its Robust Slate of Acquisitions for Fourth Quarter 2010 and Beyond
Returns series include COASTWATCH and CONVICTION KITCHEN plus newcomer LAST WOMAN STANDING.

[10/04/10 - 02:06 PM]
F/V Cornelia Marie Sets Course for Discovery's "Deadliest Catch" Once Again
The crab fishing vessel that the late Captain Phil Harris called home will return as filming begins on its seventh season.

[10/04/10 - 01:18 PM]
"IRT: Deadliest Roads" Premiere and "Ice Road Truckers" Season Four Finale Give Double Punch on Sunday Night
History spins the numbers for Sunday, October 3.

[10/04/10 - 10:50 AM]
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Makes a Surprise on Ice as They Skate Into the Lives of the Grommesh Family from Moorhead, Minnesota
ABC details another upcoming installment of its veteran reality series.

[10/04/10 - 10:41 AM]
VH1 Classic's Original Hit Series 'That Metal Show' is Back for a Sixth Season Complete With a Heavy Roster of Rock Icons
Joining the new season, beginning Saturday, October 16, is new episodes of "Behind The Music Remastered."

[10/04/10 - 10:04 AM]
MTV's Groundbreaking Docu-Series "16 and Pregnant" Returns with Nine New Episodes on Tuesday, October 26 at 10PM ET/PT
The series once again "follows teens for 5-7 months as they navigate the unfamiliar territory and uncertainty of being pregnant."

[10/04/10 - 09:51 AM]
Sunny Sunday for "CSI: Miami" Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, October 3.

[10/04/10 - 08:59 AM]
ABC's Builds its Sunday Numbers/Housewives is #1 Non-Sports Program
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 3.

[10/04/10 - 08:57 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Lifts Both NBC, FOX
The Peacock's "Sunday Night Football" and FOX's overrun spark strong showings for each network.

[10/04/10 - 08:42 AM]
HBO GO(sm) to Be Featured on Google TV Platform
The online video destination offers authenticated HBO subscribers over 600 hours of HBO programming.

[10/04/10 - 08:26 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" Has Best NFL Primetime October Overnight Rating in 10 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 3.

[10/04/10 - 08:07 AM]
Logo Acquires Non-Exclusive, Basic Cable Rights to Groundbreaking Emmy(R) and People's Choice(R) Award-Winning Comedy Series 'Will & Grace'
The agreement, which begins in September 2013, includes all 194 episodes spanning the complete eight seasons of the series.

[10/04/10 - 07:37 AM]
Charles Dance Rounds Out Cast of Syfy and Sky Movies HD's Neverland
He joins previously announced cast members Rhys Ifans, Anna Friel, Bob Hoskins, Raoul Trujillo and Charlie Rowe.

[10/04/10 - 06:13 AM]
Lauren Holly Stars in 'The Town Christmas Forgot' A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere November 25
The film also stars Rick Roberts), alongside newcomers Torri Webster and Lauren Holly's real life son, Azer Greco.

[10/04/10 - 05:07 AM]
NBC's Hit Summer Series 'America's Got Talent,' Begins Auditions for Season Six in Denver on October 9-10
Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Atlanta, Seattle and Houston are among the first stops starting this month.

[10/04/10 - 12:04 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Lie to Me" Co-Stars Brendan Hines & Hayley McFarland
The pair chat about Eli's uncensored nature, their feeble attempts to use Lightman's skills in real life and what's ahead in the new season.

[10/03/10 - 05:42 PM]
TBS Announces Telecast Schedule and Broadcasters for its Exclusive Coverage of the MLB Division Series
The MLB postseason gets underway on Wednesday, October 6 with a tripleheader of Division Series coverage.

[10/03/10 - 08:54 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: SEC Coverage Lifts CBS
The Eye's Florida/Alabama showdown takes home top honors last night.

[10/02/10 - 08:50 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Blue Bloods" Holds in Second Week
The newcomer sees the least decline from its premiere week audience.

[10/01/10 - 06:32 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 1
Updates include: David E. Kelley to bring "Wonder Woman" to the small screen; Jennifer Lopez brings "Nannyland" to ABC; and ABC Family nears renewal of "Melissa & Joey."

[10/01/10 - 04:13 PM]
Syfy, Discovery and TLC Shift New, Returning Series
"Dirty Jobs" heads to Sundays in November; "Beast Legends" banished to late-night; and "The Little Couple" to return October 12.

[10/01/10 - 04:06 PM]
ABC Loses "My Generation" After Two Weeks
Production has halted on the series while a replacement in the Thursday, 8:00/7:00c hour likely won't be named until Monday.

[10/01/10 - 03:24 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey Shore" Dominates Yet Again
The latest episode beats everything except "Big Bang," "Office" and "Grey's" on the broadcast networks in 18-49.

[10/01/10 - 12:03 PM]
Adult Swim Announces Season 2 Pick-Up of Childrens Hospital
Principle photography for 14 new episodes begins later this year.

[10/01/10 - 11:42 AM]
ABC Family and Starz Media Join Holiday Forces Again with "The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation" - to Premiere During the Network's "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas" Programming Event
The "Dog Who Saved Christmas" sequels features the voices of Paris Hilton, Mario Lopez, Dean Cain, Elisa Donovan, Casper Van Dien, Mindy Sterling, Catherine Oxenberg and Adrienne Barbeau.

[10/01/10 - 10:10 AM]
CBS Wins the First Two Thursdays of the Season in Viewers and Key Demos for First Time Since 2004
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 30.

[10/01/10 - 08:56 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Grey's" Holds Demo Front
"Big Bang" is the second most-watched program in adults 18-49.

[10/01/10 - 08:48 AM]
Grey's Is Thursday's #1 TV Show for 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 30.

[10/01/10 - 07:58 AM]
Syfy's Annual 31 Days of Halloween Unleashes 600 Hours of Programming Terror
Highlights include original movies "Monsterwolf" and "Red," the annual event "Ghost Hunters Live!" and the return of "Scare Tactics."

[10/01/10 - 07:55 AM]
Last Chance to Vote for the Top College Band Performance in "CBS's Hawaii Five-0 Marching Band Mania" Contest
The winning video performance will be featured on the show's October 11 episode.

[10/01/10 - 06:01 AM]
Winning Team Walks Away with $100,000 on Finale of 'Money Hungry'
The VH1 series wraps its freshman run on Monday, October 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/01/10 - 12:21 AM]
Interview: "The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret" Star David Cross

[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.







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[10/31/14 - 03:43 PM]
TNT Greenlights High-Octane Drama "Agent X," Starring Jeff Hephner, Sharon Stone and Gerald McRaney
The network has ordered 10 episodes for the first season of the series, with plans to launch in the second half of 2015.

[10/31/14 - 03:27 PM]
NBC Passes on Back Nine for "Bad Judge," "A to Z"
Said development will spell the end of both series after 13 episodes.

[10/31/14 - 02:08 PM]
The Season Premiere of "Mom" Delivers Series High Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 12:55 PM]
ABC to Air Charles Schulz' Animated Classic, "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," Wednesday, November 26
A special bonus cartoon from Charles M. Schulz, "This Is America, Charlie Brown: The Mayflower Voyagers," will air with the Peanuts classic.

[10/31/14 - 12:43 PM]
"Northmen - A Viking Saga" Acquired for Distribution and Premium Pay TV Deal with Starz
The film is directed by Claudio Fäh and produced by Ralph S. Dietrich.

[10/31/14 - 12:38 PM]
FOX Premieres: 30-Day Multi-Platform Totals
FOX further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
Iggy Azalea to Perform at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
She joins a star-studded lineup of previously announced must-see performers including 5 Seconds of Summer, Charli XCX, Mary J. Blige, Fergie, Lorde, One Direction, Sam Smith and the evening's host, Pitbull.

[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
PBS to Air Second Season of Shine International's Boisterous Sitcom "Vicious" Stateside, Summer 2015
Following a re-commission by UK broadcaster ITV, the series will return with Freddie (Sir Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Sir Derek Jacobi) delivering more biting remarks, snide comments and cruel asides.

[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC Beats CBS' Thursday Night Premieres to Win the Opening Night Of the November Sweep for the 2nd Straight Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
Global Mystery Solved: Investigation Discovery Did It!
Since Investigation Discovery debuted in February 2008, it has been one of the fastest-growing networks in U.S. cable television and has seen a parallel growth track internationally.

[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R) Nominated Film "Do the Right Thing" with Special Introduction by Critically Acclaimed Lead Actress Rosie Perez
On Saturday, November 1, USA Network will air the Spike Lee film, that sparked a national dialogue more than two decades ago about racial tension in America and which still remains relevant today.

[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
Death-Defying Stunts and Famous Cars Take Center Stage in Two New Original Reality Series
"Extreme Escapes" (Saturday, November 29) and "Screen Machines" (Tuesday, December 2) are both on tap at ReelzChannel in the coming weeks.

[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.