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[10/06/10 - 06:30 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 6
Updates include: NBC halts production on "Outlaw"; BET sets a premiere date for CW transplant "The Game"; and David Bickel, Tom Fontana land new series projects.

[10/06/10 - 04:31 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom" Lifts MTV Yet Again
Plus: Syfy's "Caprica" returns to the tune of 889,000 viewers.

[10/06/10 - 04:30 PM]
Oxygen's "Hair Battle Spectacular" Becomes Most Watched Freshman Series in Network History
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 5.

[10/06/10 - 04:01 PM]
Hollywood Heats Up Madrid! Eva Longoria to Host 2010 MTV EMAs
Taking place at Caja Magica in Madrid, the event will be broadcast live on MTV platforms across the globe on Sunday, November 7.

[10/06/10 - 03:13 PM]
"Glee" Tops The Beatles for Most Billboard Hot 100 Chart Entries
The cast also makes the third-most appearances on the charts among all acts with only Elvis Presley and James Brown having more.

[10/06/10 - 01:45 PM]
FOX Delivers Full-Season Pickup of "Raising Hope"
The network has ordered an additional nine episodes of the critically acclaimed new comedy, bringing the series to a full-season order.

[10/06/10 - 01:36 PM]
Showtime(R) Renews "The Real L Word"
Season two, featuring some returning and some new cast members, will consist of nine episodes in 2011.

[10/06/10 - 12:27 PM]
Marla Sokoloff and Mark Webber Star in 'Gift of the Magi' A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere December 15
The film is the latest adaptation of O. Henry's "timeless tale of treasures surrendered by loving hearts."

[10/06/10 - 11:52 AM]
The CW's Tuesday Dramas Climb as "Life Unexpected" Hits Season High With Women 18-34
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 5.

[10/06/10 - 11:04 AM]
Animal Planet Returns to the Antarctic to Film Sea Shepherd's Whale Defense Campaign for Fourth Season of "Whale Wars"
The new season will begin airing in early June on Animal Planet.

[10/06/10 - 09:56 AM]
Bravo Unspools a Brand New Season of "The Fashion Show" Premiering Tuesday, November 9 at 10PM (ET/PT)
"Season two of 'The Fashion Show' is must see TV. It's beyond that, it's live-for TV," said Isaac Mizrahi.

[10/06/10 - 09:55 AM]
Premiere of New Disney-Pixar "Cars Toons" Short to Be Presented Friday, October 8 on Disney Channel
The animated short will also be presented on Disney XD on Friday, October 15 at 7:27 p.m., ET/PT.

[10/06/10 - 09:09 AM]
CBS Wins Tuesday in Viewers and Adults 25-54 for the Third Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 5.

[10/06/10 - 08:58 AM]
ABC Posts Big Year-to-Year Gains on Tuesday Night
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 5.

[10/06/10 - 08:49 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Glee"-Led FOX Slips Past "NCIS"-Led CBS
Plus: "Glee" falls 22.4% from last week's series high among adults 18-49.

[10/06/10 - 08:30 AM]
Emmy(R)- and Peabody-Winning HBO Drama Series "In Treatment" Kicks off Third Season, Oct. 25, Debuting Episodes Monday and Tuesday
The pay channel details the new season's first wave of episodes.

[10/06/10 - 08:16 AM]
Oscar(R)-Nominated Documentary "The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner" Debuts Oct. 27, Exclusively on HBO2
The Daniel Junge-directed film tracks the Washington State governor's efforts to pass a ballot initiative that would legalize one's choice to die.

[10/06/10 - 07:09 AM]
Cartoon Network Salutes "Ben 10: Ultimate Alien" on 10-10-10!
Said event includes two original episodes starting at 7:00/6:00c.

[10/06/10 - 06:09 AM]
Hallmark Channel's 'Christmas in Canaan' Wins 'Best Show or Series: Family Friendly' at CableFAX Program Awards
Plus: Billy Ray Cyrus has signed on to star in the sequel which will premiere in 2011.

[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.







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[12/21/14 - 09:11 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Evening with "Thursday Night Football" Special
The Eye's primetime NFL coverage wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/21/14 - 08:56 AM]
"Saturday Night Live," With Host Amy Adams, Was the #1 Big 4 Non-Sports Telecast of the Night in Both Households and 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 20.

[12/20/14 - 09:00 AM]
NBC Ranks #1 Friday Night Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and All Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, December 19.

[12/20/14 - 08:47 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with "Dateline"
The Peacock leads the night with its perennial newsmagazine.

[12/19/14 - 05:41 PM]
NBC Shuffles Its Friday Lineup; "Constantine" to Open Night
Beginning January 16, look for "Constantine" at 8:00/7:00c followed by "Grimm" at 9:00/8:00c and "Dateline NBC" at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/19/14 - 03:15 PM]
David Schwimmer Cast as Attorney Robert Kardashian in "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson"
He'll join the previously announced Cuba Gooding Jr. as O.J. Simpson and Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark.

[12/19/14 - 12:47 PM]
"Whale Wars" Returns to Animal Planet January 2 with a World Premiere Three-Hour Event
Under legal siege, Captain Paul Watson is forced to hand the mission over to youthful veteran Peter Hammarstedt following a ruling from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

[12/19/14 - 11:58 AM]
Velocity and Discovery Channel Announce the On Air Team for Barrett-Jackson Live
Coverage begins Tuesday, January 13 from 6-8 PM ET on Discovery Channel and continues through Sunday, January 18 from 2-7 PM ET on Velocity.

[12/19/14 - 10:12 AM]
"Night Will Fall," Revealing the Untold Story of a 1945 Film Detailing Concentration-Camp Atrocities, Debuts Jan. 26, Exclusively on HBO
The film juxtaposes horrific raw footage and scenes from the 1945 documentary with insights from the survivors, the soldiers who liberated them and the filmmakers who recorded these appalling images.

[12/19/14 - 10:02 AM]
USA Network Announces Series Pick-Up for New Drama "Mr. Robot"
The series stars Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin and Martin Wallstrom.

[12/19/14 - 10:02 AM]
Starz Releases New Video and Image from "Outlander"
The release is part of Starz's 25 Days of #OutlanderOfferings that has been giving fans something extra special for the holidays to get them through the #Droughtlander.

[12/19/14 - 10:00 AM]
AMC Casts International Film Star Daniel Wu as Lead of "Badlands" (WT)
The series tells the story of a ruthless, well-trained warrior named Sunny (Wu) and a young boy who embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment.

[12/19/14 - 09:20 AM]
"@midnight" Moves to 11:30 p.m. for Two Weeks Only; Comedy Central Premieres "Ari Shaffir: Paid Regular" and "This Is Not Happening" in January
The premiere episode of "This Is Not Happening" will be available on Amazon Instant Video on January 12 and in the Comedy Central App on January 13.

[12/19/14 - 08:41 AM]
"The People Magazine Awards" Generates NBC's Biggest Audience in Its Slot, Excluding "Peter Pan Live!" and NFL, Since October 23
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 18.

[12/19/14 - 08:39 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Series "Banshee" Returns for Third Season Jan. 9, Exclusively on Cinemax
New guest stars this season include Denis O'Hare, Chaske Spencer, Tom Pelphrey and Meaghan Rath.