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[10/19/10 - 08:06 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 19
Updates include: NBC gives "Undercovers" additional scripts; FOX does same for "American Dad," "Bob's Burgers"; and "Old Christine" creator Kari Lizer lands a comedy at NBC.

[10/19/10 - 04:36 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: Game 3 of ALCS Can't Catch "MNF"
ESPN's Titans/Jaguars blowout still manages to beat TBS's baseball coverage.

[10/19/10 - 03:29 PM]
"Weeds" Marathon Delivers Highest Rated Sunday Night of the Year and Triple Digit Increases Among Key Demos on TV Guide Network
TV Guide Network spins the numbers for Sunday, October 17.

[10/19/10 - 02:01 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Kardashians" Holds 18-49 Ground
Plus: HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" and TLC's "Sister Wives" both climb in the key demographic.

[10/19/10 - 01:51 PM]
ABC Wins Monday Night in Total Viewers for the 5th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 18.

[10/19/10 - 12:43 PM]
TLC's "Sister Wives" Scores Big Finale and Season
TLC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 17.

[10/19/10 - 12:42 PM]
"Cake Boss" Star Buddy Valastro & Wife Expecting Fourth Baby
Plus: "Next Great Baker" to premiere Monday, December 6 on TLC.

[10/19/10 - 12:41 PM]
Rookie Gold Miners Put It All on the Line in Hopes of Striking It Rich in Discovery Channel's All-New Series "Gold Rush: Alaska"
The newcomer launches Friday, December 3 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[10/19/10 - 12:34 PM]
Disney XD Surpasses New Kids' Network The Hub by Triple and Quadruple Digit Percent Margins Across All Kid Demos in Prime and Total Day
Disney XD spins the numbers for the week of October 11-17.

[10/19/10 - 12:26 PM]
CBS Goes 4 for 4 to Open the Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 11-17.

[10/19/10 - 12:23 PM]
History(TM) Announces Talent Appearances on "Top Gear" Hosted by Adam Ferrara, Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood
Buzz Aldrin, Tim Allen, Ty Burrell, Tony Hawk, Bret Michaels, Dominic Monaghan, Kid Rock; and Michelle Rodriguez are among the first wave of guests.

[10/19/10 - 12:02 PM]
TBS' Exclusive MLB ALCS Coverage of Game #3 of Rangers/Yankees Delivers a 5.2 US Rating and 8.2 Million Total Viewers
TBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 18.

[10/19/10 - 11:54 AM]
NBC.com Ranks #1 Among Competitive Broadcast Network Websites for Third Quarter and the First Month of the 2010-11 Season
NBC spins the numbers for the month of September and the third quarter of 2010.

[10/19/10 - 11:51 AM]
IFC's Original Comedy Series "Portlandia" to Guest Star Heather Graham, Selma Blair & Jason Sudeikis, Among Others
Other guests include Aimee Mann, Edie McClurg, Kumail Nanjiani, Sarah McLachlan and Gus Van Sant.

[10/19/10 - 11:47 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of Oct. 11-17
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 11-17.

[10/19/10 - 11:41 AM]
History(TM) Premieres First "Pawn Stars" Spin-Off "American Restoration" on Monday, October 25 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
The project, originally dubbed "Rusty Nuts," will now launch next Monday with back-to-back episodes.

[10/19/10 - 11:39 AM]
NBC Orders Full-Season Pickups for New Drama "Chase" and for Returning "Chuck"
"'Chase' has introduced an appealing new star to television audiences in Kelli Giddish and we think it has potential to grow," said Angela Bromstad.

[10/19/10 - 11:20 AM]
New Premiere Date: "The Benson Interruption" Debuts on Friday, November 5 at Midnight on Comedy Central
The six-episode series was originally set to roll out the week prior.

[10/19/10 - 11:07 AM]
Taylor Swift to Perform on "The 44th Annual CMA Awards," on the ABC Television Network
Previously announced performers include Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Reba, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Sugarland, Underwood and Keith Urban.

[10/19/10 - 11:06 AM]
Mariah Carey Delivers the Perfect Cheer to Cheerleading Coach Finis Gaston and Family When She Tells Them That They're to Be the Latest Recipients of an "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
Said effort will be featured on an upcoming installment of the series.

[10/19/10 - 11:05 AM]
Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa" Premieres on ABC, Tuesday, December 7
The seven-minute animated short will air during the holiday classic "A Charlie Brown Christmas."

[10/19/10 - 11:04 AM]
Nickelodeon's "iCarly" Is Basic Cable's Top Entertainment Telecast This Week With Almost 7 Million Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of October 11-17.

[10/19/10 - 10:50 AM]
Stable Schedule Pays Off for FOX
FOX spins the numbers for the week of October 11-17.

[10/19/10 - 10:39 AM]
"Sunday Night Football": Best Average Viewership in 14 Years
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/19/10 - 10:31 AM]
Disney Channel Ranks as TV's No. 1 Network for the 18th Consecutive Week in Total Day Among Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of October 11-17.

[10/19/10 - 09:58 AM]
ABC is No. 2 for the Week in Viewers and No. 1 in Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 11-17.

[10/19/10 - 09:21 AM]
BBC America November Highlights: Heroic Heroes Month
The cable channel details its programming offerings for next month.

[10/19/10 - 09:19 AM]
Video: TNT Unveils New Promo for Acclaimed Series "Men of a Certain Age"
The cable channel original returns for its second season on Monday, December 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/19/10 - 09:18 AM]
Bravo Rolls Out Another Diverse Round of Development Projects Focusing on Expert and Relationship Genres
New additions include "LA Therapists," "Miss Advised," "The Proposal Planner," "The Headhuntress" and "What If."

[10/19/10 - 08:58 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dancing" Helps ABC Hold Off CBS
Plus: NBC's "Chase" and FOX's "Lie to Me" post week-to-week gains among adults 18-49.

[10/19/10 - 08:25 AM]
Relive Country Music's Top Tunes When CMT Counts Down "40 Greatest Songs of the Decade" Premiering Saturday, November 13
Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert and Taylor Swift are among those featured.

[10/19/10 - 07:47 AM]
Emmy(R) Award Winning "WWII in HD" Returns to History(R) With "The Air War"
The two-hour special, airing Wednesday, November 10, features the voice talents of Rob Lowe, Casey Affleck, Sean Astin, Chris O'Donnell and Elijah Wood.

[10/19/10 - 07:40 AM]
It's a Grand Slam November on FOX
FOX details its November sweeps highlights. (SPOILERS!)

[10/19/10 - 07:15 AM]
Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band to be House Band for Conan
Scott Healy, Mike Merritt, Mark Pender, Richie "LaBamba" Rosenberg, Jerry Vivino and James Wormworth round out the band's members.

[10/19/10 - 07:07 AM]
Jon Stewart Hosts Comedy Central's On-Air Charity Special "Night Of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert For Autism Education"
The Los Angeles portion of the event, airing Thursday, October 21, will feature George Clooney, Tom Hanks, Jimmy Kimmel and Betty White.

[10/19/10 - 06:32 AM]
Save Some Room for Laughs This Thanksgiving Night With The World Broadcast Premiere of "The Simpsons Movie" Thursday, November 25, on FOX
"At long last, the world will have an opportunity to see the Simpsons on FOX," said Homer Simpson.

[10/19/10 - 06:14 AM]
NBC Brings Back Traditional Favorites and Original Specials This Holiday Season
Said offerings include "Taylor Swift - Speak Now," "Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special" and the network premieres of "Enchanted" and "Bee Movie."

[10/19/10 - 06:01 AM]
VH1 Greenlights New Movie 'Single Ladies' to Series
The project, VH1's first foray into the hour-long scripted genre, stars Stacey Dash, LisaRaye McCoy, Charity Shea, and DB Woodside.

[10/18/10 - 11:01 PM]
MTV Announces Bon Jovi Will Receive Global Icon Award at MTV EMA 2010
"There's no question that Bon Jovi has achieved iconic status across the globe," said MTV's Bruce Gillmer.

[10/18/10 - 06:37 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 18
Updates include: ABC cuts "V" to 10 episodes; USA may revive WWE's "Tough Enough"; and Comedy Central cancels "Important Things With Demetri Martin."

[10/18/10 - 03:03 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: ALCS Opens With TBS on Top
Plus: Syfy's "WWE Smackdown" takes second among adults 18-49.

[10/18/10 - 02:44 PM]
Syfy's "Sanctuary" Soars in Season Three Premiere, Up 17 Percent in Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, October 15.

[10/18/10 - 02:40 PM]
NBC Orders Full-Season Pickups for New Series "The Event," "Law & Order: Los Angeles" and "Outsourced"
"We believe in these new series and the creative auspices behind them," said Angela Bromstad.

[10/18/10 - 12:33 PM]
Superstars, Sci-Fi and Superheroes Unite at Spike TV's 'Scream 2010'
Christopher Nolan, Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively and Bill Murray were among the attendees.

[10/18/10 - 12:28 PM]
Roma Downey and Marion Ross Star in 'Randall Reunion Races,' A Hallmark Channel Original Movie Currently in Production
Kayla Ewell and Thad Luckinbill also star in the project, which is slated to have its world premiere in 2011.

[10/18/10 - 12:04 PM]
Country's Biggest Stars Celebrate the Holidays With "CMA Country Christmas"
The 90-minute special airs Monday, November 29 at 9:30/8:30c on ABC.

[10/18/10 - 12:03 PM]
Sheryl Crow and Miranda Lambert to Perform Tribute to Loretta Lynn on "The 44th Annual CMA Awards"
Said event, as previously announced, airs Wednesday, November 10 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/18/10 - 11:57 AM]
Exclusive: A&E to Bow "Ghost Prophecies" on November 28
Plus: look for the special "Paranormal State: The New Class" on Sunday, November 21.

[10/18/10 - 11:56 AM]
"Live Coco Cam" Gives Conan O'Brien Fans Live 24-Hour Peephole into Team Coco Offices on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET
This special live video feed will capture 24 hours behind the scenes at Team Coco HQ.

[10/18/10 - 10:47 AM]
"Parenthood" Delivers Biggest Percentage Increase from Live+SD to Live+7 in Week 2
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of September 27-October 3.







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[06/30/16 - 02:49 PM]
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[06/30/16 - 11:47 AM]
Original Episodes of NBC Hits "Superstore" and "The Voice" Blind Auditions to Air During the Rio Summer Olympics
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[06/30/16 - 10:58 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 10:46 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 10:34 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 09:49 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 09:31 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 09:21 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 08:45 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demo Race with "Big Brother"
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[06/30/16 - 08:36 AM]
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