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[10/14/10 - 07:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 14
Updates include: The CW asks for two more "Life Unexpected" scripts; ABC targets "Secret Millionaire" for March 6; and ABC eyes a small screen return for "The Incredible Hulk."

[10/14/10 - 04:47 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "South Park" Rises to the Top
MTV's "The Challenge: Cutthroat" and Spike TV's "The Ultimate Fighter" are also in the adults 18-49 hunt.

[10/14/10 - 03:20 PM]
Animated Comedies to Be Hit Hardest by FOX's MLB Playoffs Coverage
Also missing in action until November: "Hell's Kitchen" and (after tonight) dramas "Bones" and "Fringe."

[10/14/10 - 02:45 PM]
"Storm Chasers" Blows 'Em All Away
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 13.

[10/14/10 - 02:23 PM]
The CW to Air "Fashion Forward: Making It," A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the New Faces and Forces in the Fashion World, on Wednesday, December 8, 9:00-10:00 PM ET
Ashley Greene hosts the special, which features Marcus Wainwright, David Neville, Alexander Wang, Tory Burch, Justin Timberlake and Gwen Stefani.

[10/14/10 - 02:23 PM]
ABC.com to Premiere "Seattle Grace: Message of Hope," A New Webisode Series Featuring Characters from "Grey's Anatomy"
The six-part series features co-stars Kevin McKidd, James Pickens, Jr., Jesse Williams and Sarah Drew.

[10/14/10 - 01:39 PM]
ABCFamily.com Launches "College Chef" Webisodes Starring "Greek's" Aaron Hill Beginning Thursday, October 14
The fourth season of "Greek" will debut in its new timeslot on Monday, January 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/14/10 - 01:06 PM]
Next Generation of Culinary Stars Join Cooking Channel With Series Premieres of "Kelsey's Essentials" and "United Tastes of America"
"Kelsey's Essentials" premieres on Saturday, November 6 while "United Tastes of America" bows Tuesday, November 16.

[10/14/10 - 12:48 PM]
The Hub to Present New Original Series "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series" in Sneak Preview That Caps Network's Week-Long Halloween Celebration
The two-part sneak preview airs Friday, October 29 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[10/14/10 - 11:53 AM]
CMT Launches Free "Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team" App With Exclusive Photos, Interactive Features and Video
The network's veteran reality series returns this Friday at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/14/10 - 11:33 AM]
ABC Gives Script Orders to Trio; Slates Holiday Specials
"No Ordinary Family," "Brothers & Sisters" and "Off the Map" all get the thumbs up.

[10/14/10 - 11:32 AM]
"In the Spotlight With Robin Roberts: All Access Nashville" Airs Tuesday, November 9 at 10 PM ET on ABC
The special, featuring interviews with Brad Paisley, LeAnn Rimes, Carrie Underwood and Kellie Pickler, will pre-empt "Detroit 187" on said night.

[10/14/10 - 11:31 AM]
Season Four of the Emmy Award-Winning Series "Wizards of Waverly Place" Premieres Friday, November 12
The season opener will follow the premiere of "Avalon High" at 9:45/8:45c.

[10/14/10 - 11:30 AM]
Brad Womack Returns When ABC's Hit Romance Reality Series, "The Bachelor," Premieres on January 3, 2011
Womack, 37, did "the unthinkable by most fans' standards and did not choose either Jenni Croft or DeAnna Pappas on his finale back in November 2007."

[10/14/10 - 11:30 AM]
Exclusive: ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC Opt for Repeats, Pre-Emptions on Election Night
Only "Dancing With the Stars" and "The Biggest Loser" will offer up first-run episodes on Tuesday, November 2.

[10/14/10 - 10:18 AM]
CMT Brings Celebrated Chefs to the Table for a Culinary Inspired Evening As Part of "CMT Artists of the Year" Special
The December 3 event will honor Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Zac Brown Band.

[10/14/10 - 10:15 AM]
A&E Presents the New Original Real-Life Series "Strange Days With Bob Saget"
The series premieres Wednesday, December 1 at 10:00/9:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[10/14/10 - 10:00 AM]
"Primetime: What Would You Do?" Returns for Full Season, New Shows Begin Airing Friday, October 29, 9 PM
ABC books a "best of" special for October 22, with new episodes beginning the following week.

[10/14/10 - 09:59 AM]
ABC to Air Back-to-Back Barbara Walters Specials on Thursday, December 9th
Said lineup includes "A Barbara Walters Special: Oprah, The Next Chapter" and "Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2010."

[10/14/10 - 09:34 AM]
Spike TV Digs Down Deep for New Original Series, "Coal"
The Thom Beers-produced series, originally set up at Discovery, will premiere in April.

[10/14/10 - 09:22 AM]
"The Defenders" Wins at 10:00 PM in Adults 18-49 for the First Time This Season
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 13.

[10/14/10 - 09:08 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Is Tops as "Defenders" Rises
Plus: While "The Defenders" is up from last week's preliminaries, NBC's "Los Angeles" is down 20%.

[10/14/10 - 09:00 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Hits 2nd Highest-Ever Adults 18-49 Rating
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 13.

[10/14/10 - 08:47 AM]
Teutuls Return Home to Discovery Channel for Some Serious Battles on Mondays This Fall
The former TLC series shifts to Mondays at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c beginning October 18.

[10/14/10 - 08:46 AM]
Klinge Brothers Tackle Unexplained Phenomena With the Return of Discovery Channel's "Ghost Lab"
The new season will now air Thursdays at 10:00/9:00c following a preview on Tuesday, October 19.

[10/14/10 - 08:45 AM]
Discovery Channels Gain Exclusive Access for Documentary on the Rescue of the Chilean Miners
The one-hour special "Rescued: The Chilean Miner Story" will premiere Thursday, October 28 on Discovery Channel and Discovery en Español.

[10/14/10 - 08:05 AM]
TLC Renews "Say Yes to the Dress: Big Bliss" for a Second Season
The network has ordered 12 half-hour episodes, slated to premiere in May 2011.

[10/14/10 - 07:03 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Fringe" Co-Star John Noble
The actor chats about the show's science fiction elements, finding new layers in his character and how the series continues to surprise him.

[10/14/10 - 06:30 AM]
The USO Presents 'VH1 Divas Salute The Troops'
The special, featuring Katy Perry, Sugarland, Keri Hilson, Nicki Minaj and Paramore, airs Sunday, December 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/14/10 - 12:01 AM]
Justin Bieber Leads MTV EMA 2010 Digital Charge
Said event premieres Sunday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c on MTV2.

[10/13/10 - 06:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 13
Updates include: CBS extends "How I Met Your Mother" to 24 episodes; Catherine Hardwicke in talks to direct ABC's "Romeo & Juliet"; and CBS looks to bring Charlaine Harris's "Grave Sight" to the small screen.

[10/13/10 - 03:24 PM]
Bravo's "Flipping Out" Scores Its Most Watched Season Boasting Double Digit Growth Among Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 12.

[10/13/10 - 02:44 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom" Takes Adults 18-49 Crown
The show's season finale bests TBS's baseball coverage, BET's "Hip Hop Awards" and FX's "Sons of Anarchy" in the key demographic.

[10/13/10 - 02:36 PM]
Syfy Names James Spence As New Vice President, Creative Director
In his new role, Spence will oversee creative development of all on and off air promotions for the channel.

[10/13/10 - 02:00 PM]
Changes to Three Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premieres
"The Santa Incident" moves to Thursday, December 9 while "Gift of the Magi" is now set for Thursday, December 16.

[10/13/10 - 01:36 PM]
It's the Brady Bunch Gone Bad When Jo Faces Her Most Troubled Teen Ever, On the Seventh Season Premiere of "Supernanny," Friday, November 5 on ABC
The network formally announces the show's return date and details the season premiere.

[10/13/10 - 12:34 PM]
CBS.com Leads All Network Web Sites in Viewers, Streams and Minutes
CBS spins the digital numbers for the month of September.

[10/13/10 - 12:33 PM]
CBS Announces the Host and Panel of Experts for the New Reality-Competition Series, "Live to Dance" With Paula Abdul
Andrew Günsberg will host while Travis Payne and Kimberly Wyatt will join Paula Abdul on the panel of experts.

[10/13/10 - 12:13 PM]
Dodge Revealed as Sponsor for truTV's "Conspiracy Theory With Jesse Ventura"
The promotion will highlight the Dodge Challenger through episode integration in each episode this season, due Friday at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/13/10 - 11:00 AM]
Syfy.com Will Premiere "Riese: Kingdom Falling," Critically Acclaimed, Award-Winning Steampunk Digital Series, Beginning Tuesday, October 26
Narrated by Amanda Tapping, the 10-part series stars Christine Chatelain, Sharon Taylor, Ben Cotton, Allison Mack, Ryan Robbins, Patrick Gilmore, Alessandro Juliani and Emilie Ullerup.

[10/13/10 - 10:43 AM]
Britt Robertson and Gregg Sulkin Star in Disney Channel's Original Movie "Avalon High," Premiering Friday, November 12
Joey Pollari, Devon Graye, Molly Quinn, Chris Tavarez, Don Lake and Steve Valentine also star in the project, "a contemporary twist on Arthurian legend."

[10/13/10 - 10:42 AM]
"A Special Edition of 20/20: Miracle at the Mine" Airs Tonight, Wednesday, October 13 from 10:00 - 11:00 pm ET on ABC
The Alphabet details tonight's special, which will pre-empt "The Whole Truth."

[10/13/10 - 10:30 AM]
Lifetime Television Premieres "One Angry Juror," Starring Jessica Capshaw, on November 15
Jeremy Ratchford, Michael Jai White and Jonathan Scarfe also star in the project.

[10/13/10 - 09:50 AM]
New iCarly Episode Tops Basic Cable on Monday Night with Almost 7 Million Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Monday, October 11.

[10/13/10 - 09:21 AM]
"Supernanny" to Complete ABC's Friday Lineup in November
Plus: "20/20: Miracle at the Mine" will pre-empt tonight's episode of "The Whole Truth."

[10/13/10 - 09:20 AM]
NBC Looking to Make the World More Colorful
"My School Pride" is "a grass roots campaign for parents, teachers and community leaders looking to improve their children's schools."

[10/13/10 - 09:02 AM]
HGTV Extends Production of Two Top Series: "Selling New York" and "The Outdoor Room with Jamie Durie"
"Selling" will premiere in January while "Room" returns in early 2011.

[10/13/10 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Places First on Tuesday in Adults 18-49 for the First Time This Season
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 12.

[10/13/10 - 08:59 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Share Adults 18-49 Honors
The Eye's "NCIS," "NCIS: LA" and "The Good Wife" are all up from last week, as is FOX's "Glee."

[10/13/10 - 08:56 AM]
ABC is the Only Net Up on Tuesday Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 12.







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[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.

[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
The network details its programming highlights for the next month (SPOILERS!).

[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
They join previously announced guests Gerard Butler, Robert Duvall, Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, Jack O'Connell, Chris Pratt, Channing Tatum, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley.

[10/30/14 - 09:52 AM]
National Geographic Channel Will Go Under the Covers on the Science of Sleep in Television Event "Sleepless in America" Premiering Sunday, Nov. 30, at 8 PM ET/PT
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.