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[10/08/10 - 06:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 8
Updates include: Al Pacino to play Phil Spector for HBO; Donald Todd leads "Zits," "True Detectives" adaptations for CBS; and Angus T. Jones lands a raise on "Two and a Half Men."

[10/08/10 - 03:04 PM]
FX's Terriers Tours The Nation
Donal Logue and Michael Raymond-James will host screenings of the series and conduct Q&A sessions from October 7-18.

[10/08/10 - 02:54 PM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of D.C." Becomes Second Highest Rated Freshman Series in "Housewives" Franchise
Bravo spins the numbers for Thursday, October 7.

[10/08/10 - 01:52 PM]
The CW's "Vampire Diaries" and "Nikita" Build Week-to-Week in Key Demos
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, October 7.

[10/08/10 - 01:32 PM]
"Melissa & Joey" Receives Episode Back Order to Complete First Season
Plus: ABC Family greenlights pilots for "Untitled Brenda Hampton Project," "What Would Jane Do," "The Lying Game" and "The Great State of Georgia."

[10/08/10 - 01:04 PM]
Statement Released from "Deadliest Catch" Captains Sig Hansen and Johnathan & Andy Hillstrand
"We're happy we worked everything out with Discovery," said the trio. "A deal's a deal. We're heading up to Dutch Harbor to start filming the new season."

[10/08/10 - 12:31 PM]
Science Channel Premieres Sneak Peek of New Series "Bugging Out" on Tuesday, October 19, at 9PM (ET)
The series, from executive producers Wilmer Valderrama and Tom Forman, will then officially roll out in 2011.

[10/08/10 - 11:53 AM]
truTV Orders Third Season of Hit Original Series "All Worked Up," Along With New Spinoff Series "Lizard Lick Towing"
Both series - 13 episodes of the former, six of the latter - are slated to air in early 2011.

[10/08/10 - 11:37 AM]
"SNL" Returns With Two Back-to-Back Shows Starting With Emmy Stone and Musical Guest Kings of Leon on October 23
They're followed by host Jon Hamm with musical guest Rihanna on October 30.

[10/08/10 - 11:14 AM]
Partner in Crime Kathryn Erbe Returns for Tenth Season of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"
She'll join Vincent D'Onofrio on the show's eight-episode swan song, due in 2011.

[10/08/10 - 10:35 AM]
ABC Gives "Primetime: What Would You Do?" Friday Slot
The newsmagazine will return on Friday, October 22 at 9:00/8:00c, a slot originally reserved for the Dana Delany-led drama "Body of Proof."

[10/08/10 - 10:34 AM]
Dead Set: 5-Part Apocalyptic Gore Fest Premieres on IFC October 25, 2000 at Midnight ET/PT
The zombie-horror-comedy, set in Britain's "Big Brother" house, will air each night that week with a marathon of all five parts on Halloween itself.

[10/08/10 - 09:59 AM]
VH1 Classic and Mark Burnett Give Music Fans a Chance of a Lifetime on 'Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp'
Carrie Keagan hosts the series, premiering Saturday, October 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/08/10 - 09:32 AM]
HGTV Opens Doors to "2011 HGTV Dream Home" With Tournament of Roses(R) Parade Float
The cable channel will offer up live, commercial-free coverage of the parade on Saturday, January 1.

[10/08/10 - 09:22 AM]
TNT's "Leverage" to Return December 12, "Closer," "Men" Due Back on December 6
Plus: "The Closer" and "Leverage" will both serve up Christmas-themed installments.

[10/08/10 - 09:17 AM]
CBS Makes It Three for Three on Thursday
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 7.

[10/08/10 - 09:10 AM]
The Hills Are Alive With the Sound of Housewives as Bravo Premieres "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" on Thursday, October 14 at 10 PM ET/PT
Plus: look for a two-part "The Real Housewives of D.C." reunion special on October 14 & October 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/08/10 - 08:55 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang" Leads CBS to Victory
Plus: "The Vampire Diaries," "Fringe," "Bones" and "Grey's Anatomy" all post week-to-week gains.

[10/08/10 - 08:52 AM]
ABC is Up on Thursday/Grey's is #1 TV Show for 3rd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 7.

[10/08/10 - 08:07 AM]
USA Network's New Original Series "Fairly Legal" (fka "Facing Kate") to Premiere on Thursday, January 20
The newcomer will be preceded by "Royal Pains" at 9:00/8:00c while "White Collar" is due back Tuesday, January 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/08/10 - 06:28 AM]
Kevin Sorbo Stars in 'The Santa Suit,' A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, December 2
Jodie Dowdall and Briana D'Aguanno co-star in the project, about a greedy CEO who's suddenly transformed into Santa Claus.

[10/08/10 - 12:18 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Good Guys" Creator Matt Nix
Among the topics: the show's inherent uniqueness, how the actors have informed the characters and bringing some "Burn Notice" faces to the show.

[10/08/10 - 12:17 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Good Guys" Co-Stars Diana Maria Riva & Jenny Wade
The two chat about what's ahead for their characters, filming in Dallas and working with the guys.

[10/07/10 - 06:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 7
Updates include: Wilmer Valderrama to topline ABC comedy; Lifetime orders "Brighton Beach"; and CBS is developing a drama based on "The Locator's" Troy Dunn.

[10/07/10 - 04:22 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: TBS Rides MLB Coverage to the Top
Comedy Central's "South Park" takes second place in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/07/10 - 03:21 PM]
"Harry Loves Lisa" Is TV Land's Highest-Rated Reality Premiere Since 2007
TV Land spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 6.

[10/07/10 - 03:09 PM]
GLSEN to Honor ABC's "Modern Family" at Tomorrow Night's Respect Awards - Los Angeles
Emmy winner Rob Reiner will present the show with the Inspiration Award.

[10/07/10 - 01:57 PM]
GSN to Premiere All-New Version of Popular Game Show "1 vs. 100," Produced by Endemol USA and Hosted by Carrie Ann Inaba, Premieres Monday, November 15
The revived incarnation will air air Mondays through Fridays at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT.

[10/07/10 - 01:12 PM]
Superstars Align Under a Full Moon for Spike's 'Scream 2010'
Jorge Garcia, Harold Perrineau, Henry Ian Cusick, Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof are set to appear for a "Lost" tribute.

[10/07/10 - 12:48 PM]
FX Orders Fourth Season of Its Hit Drama Sons of Anarchy
In 2010, "Sons" ranks as basic cable's number one scripted series in delivery of adults 18-49.

[10/07/10 - 12:07 PM]
'Mario Lopez: Saved By The Baby' Premieres November 1 at 10:30PM ET/PT
The VH1 original joins a Monday lineup that includes "My Big Friggin' Wedding" and "Bret Michaels: Life As I Know It."

[10/07/10 - 11:55 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Generate Sept. 27-Oct. 1 Late-Night Ratings Wins
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 27-October 1.

[10/07/10 - 11:27 AM]
October is Spooktacular on ABC, As Some of the Network's Most Popular Series Celebrate Halloween
Among the offerings: "It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" on Thursday, October 28 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/07/10 - 10:40 AM]
Oxygen Media Says 'Yes' to a Double Dose of Tori & Dean
"Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood" will return for a sixth season while production begins this month on "Tori & Dean: sTORIbook Weddings."

[10/07/10 - 10:33 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Retains Nearly 100% of its Premiere Week Audience
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 27-October 3.

[10/07/10 - 10:30 AM]
Hip Hop's Past, Present and Future Collide at the 'BET Hip Hop Awards '10,' Airing Tuesday, October 12 at 8:00 p.m.*
Leading out of the annual event will be the premiere of the network's new reality series "Being Terry Kennedy."

[10/07/10 - 10:11 AM]
CBS and Chillingo Bring the Crime-solving Thrills of "NUMB3RS" to the iPad and iPhone
The NUMB3RS game is now available for .99 cents from the App Store on iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.

[10/07/10 - 10:10 AM]
"Late Show" Even With "The Tonight Show" in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-34
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 27-October 1.

[10/07/10 - 10:07 AM]
"Haven" Renewed for Season Two
The 13-episode season will commence production on location in Nova Scotia in Spring 2011 with an eye towards a Summer 2011 premiere on Syfy.

[10/07/10 - 09:33 AM]
ABC's Wednesday Numbers Grow
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 6.

[10/07/10 - 09:25 AM]
The Premiere of "Shake It Up," Television's First Dance-Driven Sitcom About Friendship and Following One's Dreams, Moves and Grooves Sunday, November 7 on Disney Channel
Bella Thorne and Zendaya topline the series, from co-creators Chris Thompson and Rob Lotterstein.

[10/07/10 - 09:24 AM]
Dinosaurs Come to Life in Jurassic Proportions on "Dino Dan," Nick Jr.'s New Series Premiering Sunday, Oct. 17, at 7PM (ET)
The 26-episode series combines live-action with CG-animation to create a "world where dinosaurs roam freely - at least in the imagination of the title character."

[10/07/10 - 09:18 AM]
Cartoon Network Announces Season Two Premiere of New Hit Series Adventure Time
The show's sophomore season begins Monday, October 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/07/10 - 09:15 AM]
CBS Places First on Wednesday in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for the Third Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 6.

[10/07/10 - 09:11 AM]
Death Is Only the Beginning in Investigation Discovery's New Series, "The Will: Family Secrets Revealed"
The newcomer launches Wednesday, November 3 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/07/10 - 09:08 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Hell's Kitchen" Helps FOX Tie CBS in 18-49
Plus: NBC's "Law & Order: Los Angeles" falls a steep 22.6% in its second week.

[10/07/10 - 09:07 AM]
Saturday Night Live Showcases 35 Years of Legendary Comediennes With "The Women of SNL," A Two-Hour Primetime Special on Monday, November 1 from 9-11 PM ET on NBC
The two-hour special was originally slated for April 15 but was postponed until this season.

[10/07/10 - 09:01 AM]
Verizon and the Disney and ESPN Media Networks Group Extend Agreement, Add New Video and Digital Services for FiOS TV Subscribers
The new services include ESPN Goal Line, ESPN 3D, Disney Junior and more.

[10/07/10 - 07:07 AM]
ESPN 3D Announces Oct. 16 College Football Game
No. 2 Ohio State will meet No. 20 Wisconsin that night at 7:00/6:00c.

[10/07/10 - 06:21 AM]
Halloween Is Spook-Tacularly Funny With Two Nights of Thrills on FOX
The network details its Halloween-themed programming for Tuesday, October 26 and Sunday, November 7.







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[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
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[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
52 Million Viewers Tune-In to World Series Game 7
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 29.

[10/30/14 - 12:53 PM]
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"Millionaire: Whiz Kids," "Celebrity Week," "Millionaire: Daytime Talk Show Week" and "Millionaire: Guinness World Records(R) Edition" are all on tap.

[10/30/14 - 11:35 AM]
GSN's "Idiotest" Settles the Ongoing Election Night Debate as Democrats and Republicans Battle It Out to Determine Who Is Smarter
The themed episode airs Tuesday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats Letterman, Kimmel in All Key Ratings Categories for Week of Oct. 20-24
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 20-24.

[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Celebrates 100 Episodes by Revealing Hidden Nods to the Original Series Placed Within the Show Over the Past Five Years
Said anniversary installment airs next Friday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
Additionally, McHale's production company, Free Period Productions, will continue its production development deal, in which he will give the network first look rights to ideas for non-scripted series.

[10/30/14 - 11:01 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Surprises Iyanla Vanzant with Epic Home Makeover in OWN Special to Air Saturday, November 29
"Oprah Prime: Iyanla I'll Fix Your House" airs on Saturday, November 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/30/14 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Sweeps Into November - All-New Episodes of Fan-Favorite Dramas, Comedies, Events and Unscripted Series
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[10/30/14 - 10:44 AM]
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Capturing this month of madness, the film incorporates user-generated content, from YouTube videos to Instagram photos, from New Yorkers and Banksy hunters alike.

[10/30/14 - 10:37 AM]
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The documentary music series will focus on the wildly successful, classically trained electronic violinist, dancer and composer, who has become an internet phenomenon.

[10/30/14 - 10:00 AM]
Amy Adams, Ben Affleck, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey, Jr., Jonah Hill, Keira Knightley and Kristen Stewart to Appear on the "Hollywood Film Awards(R)" Nov. 14 Live on CBS
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[10/30/14 - 09:52 AM]
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The film spotlights our nation's sleep-loss epidemic, revealing the serious consequences of not sleeping enough and explaining how we became a society that fails to prioritize sleep.

[10/30/14 - 09:40 AM]
"The Eric Andre Show" Returns for a Third Season on Thursday, November 6th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Eric and his apathetic co-host Hannibal Buress are here to subject A-list stars to a hellish and inescapable nightmare talk show experience.

[10/30/14 - 09:16 AM]
NBC Posts Record-Setting Soccer Weekend with Most-Watched Premier League & MLS Matches
NBC spins the numbers for the weekend of October 25-26.