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[10/25/10 - 07:25 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 25
Updates include: ABC cancels "The Whole Truth"; MTV does same to "The City"; and Skyler Samuels to play "Chloe King" for ABC Family.

[10/25/10 - 06:31 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: ALCS Finale Rockets TBS to Top
11.86 million viewers tune into Game 6 on the cable channel.

[10/25/10 - 03:57 PM]
ABC Announces Series Pick-Ups: New Series "Better With You" and "No Ordinary Family" Receive Full Season Orders
Plus: "Detroit 1-8-7," "Brothers & Sisters" get five, four extra installments, respectively.

[10/25/10 - 01:39 PM]
FX Orders Comedy Series "Wilfred"
The 13-episode series, based on the Australian series of the same title, stars Elijah Wood and Jason Gann.

[10/25/10 - 01:31 PM]
It's a Dog's Holiday in the ABC Family Original Movie "The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation," Premiering Sunday, November 28th, at 8:00 PM ET/PT
The cable channel further details its follow-up to last year's "The Dog Who Saved Christmas."

[10/25/10 - 12:39 PM]
Final Nominees Announces for Favorite Breakthrough Artist in 7th Annual T-Mobile Award for the "2010 American Music Awards"
Justin Bieber, Lady Antebellum, Travie McCoy or Mike Posner will take home said honor during ABC's coverage on Sunday, November 21.

[10/25/10 - 12:23 PM]
Jack Black Guest Stars in New iCarly TV Movie, "iStart a Fan War," Premiering Friday, Nov. 19, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT) on Nickelodoen
Black plays Aspartamay, "Spencer's online video game rival who challenges him to lyrical duel in the Comic-Con-inspired special."

[10/25/10 - 12:20 PM]
Matt Lauer Sits Down With President George W. Bush in His First One-on-One TV Interview Since Leaving the Oval Office
The Peacock further details the primetime special, airing Monday, November 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/25/10 - 11:54 AM]
Exclusive: Discovery's "Howe & Howe Tech" to Return December 15
The show's sophomore season will air Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c after "Mythbusters."

[10/25/10 - 11:23 AM]
ABC Grows its Overall Sunday Audience for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 24.

[10/25/10 - 11:10 AM]
Newly-Engaged Couples Are Forced to "Meet the In-Laws" in a New Ten Episode Series on CMT Premiering in January
Pauly Shore hosts the newcomer, which comes from ITV Studios.

[10/25/10 - 11:06 AM]
TV Guide Network to Premiere Exclusive U.S. Telecast of British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles' Britannia Awards on Sunday, November 7
Jeff Bridges, Christopher Nolan, Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, Michael Sheen and Betty White are among the honorees.

[10/25/10 - 10:36 AM]
Syfy Invites Fans to Own a Piece of Their Favorite Syfy Shows With a Weekly Auction on Syfy.com
The seven-week stunt is timed with the launch of "Hollywood Treasure" this Wednesday at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/25/10 - 10:16 AM]
Syfy Kicks Off the Holiday Season With November Saturday Original Movies "The Lost Future" and "Triassic Attack"
Sean Bean and Annabelle Wallis topline the former while Raoul Trujillo and Steven Brand star in the latter.

[10/25/10 - 10:00 AM]
TV One Special Premiering Friday, Oct. 29 at 10 PM ET, Let's Move With First Lady Michelle Obama, Focuses on the First Lady's Effort to End Childhood Obesity
"The truth is, is that the crisis that we're facing around childhood obesity hits everything," said Obama.

[10/25/10 - 09:55 AM]
"Sunday Night Football": Best Overnight for October NFL Primetime Game in 12 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 24.

[10/25/10 - 09:45 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" and "The Mentalist" Continue as the Most Played Back Shows for the Third Consecutive Week
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of October 4-10.

[10/25/10 - 09:35 AM]
Veteran Daytime Talk Shows "Maury," "The Jerry Springer Show" and "The Steve Wilkos Show" Sold to Broadcast Stations Through 2014
All three talk shows have been renewed on station groups covering more than 50% of the U.S. for the next three seasons.

[10/25/10 - 09:02 AM]
TV's Top DVR Gainer, ABC's Modern Family Emerges as the #1 Scripted Series in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 4-10.

[10/25/10 - 08:45 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Packers/Vikings Gives NBC Huge Victory
The Peacock's "Sunday Night Football" coverage nearly beats the combined efforts of ABC, CBS and FOX.

[10/25/10 - 08:44 AM]
Bravo Launches Five Nights of Original Programming
"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" moves to Sundays at 10:00/9:00c beginning November 7.

[10/25/10 - 08:40 AM]
AMC's Drama Series "The Walking Dead" Strikes Major Cities Worldwide With Zombie Invasion
The 26-city stunt begins in Taipei and Hong Kong on Tuesday, ending with the show's Los Angeles premiere.

[10/25/10 - 07:47 AM]
Showtime Launches Second Season of "Dexter Early Cuts"
Bill Sienkiewicz and David Mack are behind the animated web series, voiced by series star Michael C. Hall.

[10/25/10 - 07:39 AM]
"Parenthood" Delivers Biggest Increase from Live+SD to Live+7
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of October 4-10.

[10/25/10 - 07:32 AM]
Candice Olson in Production for New Series on HGTV
In "Candice Tells All," Olson will share underlying design principles that can be applied to any space to help uncover a home's true potential.

[10/24/10 - 08:44 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NLCS Finishes on Top for FOX
Giants take Game 6 with the post-season's best numbers this season for the network.

[10/23/10 - 12:03 PM]
TBS' Exclusive Coverage of Game #6 of Rangers/Yankees Delivers 7.2 U.S. Rating and 11.9 Million Total Viewers
TBS spins the numbers for Friday, October 22.

[10/23/10 - 09:17 AM]
ABC Placed Second Against Its Network Rivals on Friday
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 22.

[10/23/10 - 09:09 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Posts Across-the-Board Gains
All three of the Eye's series are up from last week, including "Medium" by double digits.

[10/22/10 - 06:59 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 22
Updates include: Kristin Davis to topline "The Happiness Project" for NBC; "Human Target," "Rules of Engagement" get extensions; and Robert Cochran to bring "Pinkerton" to Starz.

[10/22/10 - 06:53 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey" Wraps Season on Top
MTV's juggernaut beats ABC, CBS and NBC among adults 18-49 in its time period.

[10/22/10 - 02:54 PM]
The CW Gives Full Season Orders to "Hellcats," "Nikita" and "One Tree Hill"
Back nine episode orders have been given to all three series, bringing their season totals to 22 each.

[10/22/10 - 01:48 PM]
Syfy Greenlights "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome"
The two-hour pilot chronicles young William Adama's adventures in the First Cylon War.

[10/22/10 - 11:58 AM]
Bush Post-Presidency Interview Set for Monday, November 8 on NBC
The one-hour special, airing under the "Matt Lauer Reports" banner, will pre-empt "Chuck" that night.

[10/22/10 - 11:34 AM]
Exclusive: Discovery Sends "Snow Men" to Friday Nights
The series, originally bound for TLC, will take over for "Beyond Survival with Les Stroud" on Friday nights starting next week.

[10/22/10 - 10:59 AM]
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Is Ready to Rumble With the Lampe Family in Louisville, Kentucky
ABC details another upcoming installment of its Sunday staple.

[10/22/10 - 10:58 AM]
"In the Spotlight With Robin Roberts: All Access Nashville" Airs Wednesday, November 3 on ABC
The one-hour special, originally set for Tuesday, November 9, will now pre-empt "The Whole Truth" on said date.

[10/22/10 - 10:05 AM]
Exclusive: A&E to Wrap "Teach: Tony Danza" Early
Just 606,000 viewers tuned into the show's most recent airing.

[10/22/10 - 10:02 AM]
ABC is No. 1 on Thursday for the 5th Week in a Row in Adults 18-34 and Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 21.

[10/22/10 - 09:42 AM]
Exclusive: TLC's "Wreck Chasers" Shifts to Discovery
Plus: "Auctioneer$" joins fellow newcomer "Kick Off Cook Off" on the bench.

[10/22/10 - 09:35 AM]
Syfy Launches First Ever Ghost Hunters iPhone App Featuring More Than 100 Haunted Locations Across America
Said locations include Alcatraz Island, Lizzie Borden's House, Mansfield Reformatory, St. Augustine Lighthouse and The Stanley Hotel.

[10/22/10 - 09:28 AM]
"CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" Posts Its Best Viewer Delivery Since Last April and Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Season Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 21.

[10/22/10 - 09:26 AM]
Viewers' Favorite Genie in a Bottle Returns When "I Dream of Jeannie" Joins TV Land's Schedule Beginning October 23, 2010
The weekend marathon runs Saturday, October 23 from 9AM-9PM ET/PT and Sunday, October 24 from 9AM-8PM ET/PT.

[10/22/10 - 08:50 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops FOX's MLB Coverage
"CSI" is the only series up week-to-week among adults 18-49.

[10/22/10 - 06:09 AM]
Kiernan Shipka Joins Kellie Martin and Simon Kassianides in "Smooch," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie for Valentine's 2011
The movie is an updated loosely-based, live-action homage to the Brothers Grimm short story, "The Frog King."

[10/21/10 - 07:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 21
Updates include: FOX preps a potential "Bones" spin-off; MTV gives a return date for "Jersey Shore"; and Eric McCormack in talks to topline TNT's "Perception."

[10/21/10 - 04:24 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: Game 5 Keeps TBS on Top
Plus: Comedy Central's "South Park" is the top non-sports draw last night.

[10/21/10 - 03:20 PM]
CBS Goes 5 for 5: Network's Entire Freshman Class Earns Full Season Orders
"Hawaii Five-0," "Blue Bloods," "The Defenders," "Mike & Molly" and "$#*! My Dad Says" have all landed full season orders.

[10/21/10 - 12:49 PM]
"Nightline" is #1 in Total Viewers, A25-54, and A18-49 for the Week for Two Consecutive Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 11-15.

[10/21/10 - 12:12 PM]
TBS' Exclusive Coverage of Game 5 of Rangers/Yankees Draws 6.1 Million Viewers
TBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 20.







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[02/13/16 - 08:44 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads the Night Among Adults 18-49
"Shark Tank" and "20/20" post big gains from a week ago.

[02/13/16 - 08:40 AM]
ABC Wins Friday with "Shark Tank" and "20/20" at Season Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 12.

[02/13/16 - 08:29 AM]
"Grimm" Matches Its 18-49 High Since Nov. 6
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, February 12.

[02/12/16 - 05:55 PM]
The Academy Announces Third Slate of Presenters for the 88th Oscars(R)
"The Oscars(R)," hosted by Chris Rock, will air live Oscar Sunday, February 28, on ABC.

[02/12/16 - 02:05 PM]
MTV's Comedy Darlings, "Awkward" and "Faking It" Return with Plenty of Surprises on Tuesday, March 15 at 10PM and 10:30PM ET/PT
The second half of "Awkward" season 5 kicks off at the beginning of summer, a year after we last saw Jenna and her friends.

[02/12/16 - 02:01 PM]
Jamie-Lynn Sigler Signs on to Guest Star on Freeform's Hit Series "Baby Daddy"
Sigler will portray Sarah Gilcrest, the "hot teacher" from Ben's high school days.

[02/12/16 - 01:19 PM]
Discovery Family Channel Celebrates Valentine's Day with a Weekend Filled with Shows Dedicated to Love and Friendship
The network will offer something for every member of the household from animated series such as "Strawberry Shortcake," "My Little Pony" and "Littlest Pet Shop" to special episodes of "Cake Boss" and some beloved films from a recent past.

[02/12/16 - 01:18 PM]
Discovery Family Channel Celebrates President's Day with a Special Programming Line Up
Look for a special presentation of "Broadway at the White House" and the film "The American President" on Monday, February 15.

[02/12/16 - 01:02 PM]
LEGO Star Wars Animated Short Featuring "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Characters to Debut Monday, February 15 on Disney XD
"Poe to the Rescue" is the first episode in "LEGO Star Wars: The Resistance Rises," a series of all-new animated shorts that take place prior to the First Order's attack on Jakku.

[02/12/16 - 11:04 AM]
Video: "Confirmation" - Long Lead Tease (HBO Films)
The Kerry Washington-led film premieres Saturday, April 16 on the pay channel.

[02/12/16 - 10:22 AM]
Video: "Veep" Season 5 - Clip Tease (HBO)
The series returns for its 10-episode fifth season on Sunday, April 24.

[02/12/16 - 10:15 AM]
Syfy Greenlights Original Sci-Fi Thriller "Prototype" to Pilot
The project centers on three unlikely cohorts who inadvertently stumble upon an invention that challenges the very nature of quantum physics - a discovery which in turn puts their lives in grave danger.

[02/12/16 - 09:39 AM]
Video: AMC Releases a First-Look Trailer for the Upcoming Mini-Series Event "The Night Manager" Premiering on Tuesday, April 19 at 10 PM ET/PT
Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, Olivia Colman, Tom Hollander and Elizabeth Debicki star in the project.

[02/12/16 - 09:04 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Split Demo Crown
FOX however is the most-watched network on the night.

[02/12/16 - 09:03 AM]
Showtime(R) Kicks Off Grammy(R) Weekend by Unveiling the Official Trailer for Cameron Crowe's New Music Series "Roadies"
Luke Wilson and Carla Gugino star in the project, premiering Sunday, June 26 at 10:00/9:00c.