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[10/05/10 - 07:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 5
Updates include: FOX plans small screen take on Will Smith's "Hitch"; Justin Bieber may host a "Punk'd" revival at MTV; and Ronald D. Moore looks to bring back "Wild Wild West."

[10/05/10 - 05:05 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Plans Full Hour of "Raising Hope" on October 26
Back-to-back new episodes of the series will air at 9:00/8:00c, leading out of "Glee's" much-ballyhooed "Rocky Horror Glee Show" episode.

[10/05/10 - 04:36 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "MNF" Dominates the Competition
ESPN's NFL coverage triples second place "WWE Raw" among adults 18-49.

[10/05/10 - 03:49 PM]
The CW's "Gossip Girl" Climbs to Season Highs
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, October 4.

[10/05/10 - 03:08 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, October 4.

[10/05/10 - 02:08 PM]
Tracking Storms and Saving Lives, "Storm Chasers" Returns with Bigger Tornados and Higher Stakes
The new season, premiering October 13, will follow "Mythbusters" on Wednesday nights.

[10/05/10 - 02:05 PM]
Animal Planet Brings Back "I Shouldn't Be Alive" for New Stories of Survival Under Extraordinary Circumstances
20 new episodes will roll out in 2011, in addition to its third season, due Wednesday, October 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/05/10 - 02:04 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of Sept. 27-Oct. 3
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 27-October 3.

[10/05/10 - 01:28 PM]
ABC News Announces Plans for "Vote 2010"
The Alphabet's primetime coverage will begin at 9:30/8:30c on Tuesday, November 2.

[10/05/10 - 01:17 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: E!'s "Kardashians" Tops HBO's "Empire"
The reality series is the night's top 18-49 draw, Disney's "Hannah Montana Forever" is most-watched overall.

[10/05/10 - 12:50 PM]
NBC Celebrates Halloween With 'Spook-Tackular' Holiday-Themed Episodes and Specials
Said installments include "Parenthood" (Oct.19), "Chuck" (Oct. 25), "Community" (Oct. 28), "The Office" (Oct. 28) and "Outsourced" (Oct. 28).

[10/05/10 - 11:54 AM]
MTV Celebrates the 10 Year Anniversary of "Jackass" With Two New Specials Leading Up to the Nationwide Release of "Jackass 3D"
"Jackass: The Beginning" and "The Making of Jackass 3D" both air this Saturday, October 9 starting at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/05/10 - 11:46 AM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney's "Wizards" Reigns
On the flip side, A&E's "Teach: Tony Danza" opens to just 937,000 viewers.

[10/05/10 - 11:14 AM]
Disney Channel is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day for the 16th Consecutive Week Among Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of September 27-October 3.

[10/05/10 - 11:14 AM]
CBS Opens the Season 2 for 2
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 27-October 3.

[10/05/10 - 11:12 AM]
Cartoon Network Enterprises Partners with MEGA Brands to Create Construction Toys Based on Generator Rex
The toy line is scheduled to launch in the construction toy aisles in the U.S. in fall 2011.

[10/05/10 - 10:46 AM]
Kanye's Got Nothing on Him! See Doug Benson Interrupt the Best of Them When 'The Benson Interruption' Premieres on Thursday, October 28 at Midnight
Set to appear in the six-episode series are Adam Carolla, Nick Swardson, Patton Oswalt, Brian Posehn, Thomas Lennon, Mary Lynn Rajskub and Eugene Mirman.

[10/05/10 - 10:42 AM]
FOX Climbs in Week Two While Competitors Decline
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 27-October 3.

[10/05/10 - 10:33 AM]
Second Round of Performers Announced for "The 44th Annual CMA Awards" on ABC, Wednesday, Nov. 10
Among the latest additions: Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Reba, George Strait, Sugarland, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban.

[10/05/10 - 10:10 AM]
ABC is the Most-Watched Net for the 3rd Consecutive Monday of the Season
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 4.

[10/05/10 - 09:49 AM]
ABC Airs 4 of the Top 10 TV Shows for the Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 27-October 3.

[10/05/10 - 09:20 AM]
Freshman Comedy "Mike & Molly" Posts Week-to-Week Gains in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 4.

[10/05/10 - 09:18 AM]
AMC Fearfest Kicks Off the Countdown to the World Premiere of "The Walking Dead"
The October 18-31 event will feature 300 hours of Halloween themed programming, including more than 60 films.

[10/05/10 - 09:01 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Dances Past CBS
"Two and a Half Men" is the top adults 18-49 draw, but CBS takes second to the Alphabet in the key demo.

[10/05/10 - 08:51 AM]
CMT Reveals Its First-Ever "Artists of the Year"
Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Zac Brown Band will all be honored on the December 3 special.

[10/05/10 - 08:43 AM]
"Sunday Night Football": Best Average Viewership in 14 Years
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/05/10 - 08:42 AM]
"Fringe," "Grey's" Repeats Land Vacant Slots
Repeats of the drama veterans will assume the vacant Saturday, 11:00/10:00c and Thursday, 8:00/7:00c slots for the next two weeks.

[10/05/10 - 08:37 AM]
"I Am Alive: Surviving the Andes Plane Crash" Premieres on Wednesday, October 20 at 9pm ET on History
The two-hour special recounts "one of the most historic human survival stories of all time through the eyes of Nando Parrado, bestselling author of 'Miracle in the Andes.'"

[10/05/10 - 08:01 AM]
Spike Games Launches 'Deadliest Warrior: The Game' on PlayStation 3 and Reveals Details for New Downloadable Content
The game originally launched on Xbox LIVE Arcade this past summer and has exceeded 225,000 downloads to date.

[10/05/10 - 07:43 AM]
Syfy Announces Third Season Pickup for Hit Original Series "Warehouse 13"
Plus: Jack Kenny has signed a development deal that will return him as executive producer/showrunner.

[10/05/10 - 05:01 AM]
Viacom's BET, CENTRIC, CMT, MTV, mtvU And Tr3s to Host "A Conversation with President Obama"
The one-hour special will air Thursday, October 14 at 4:00/3:00c across all of said networks.

[10/05/10 - 12:04 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Raising Hope" Creator Greg Garcia
Garcia chats about the origins of the show, working in single versus multi-camera and throwing up on babies.

[10/05/10 - 12:02 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Raising Hope" Co-Stars Lucas Neff & Martha Plimpton
The pair chat about how they came to the show, the always-surprising Cloris Leachman and the joys of working with Greg Garcia.

[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.







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[09/30/14 - 02:18 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 02:04 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 01:22 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 01:01 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:59 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:55 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:20 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:14 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:13 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:09 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:08 PM]
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