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[11/16/10 - 06:48 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 16
Updates include: Claire Danes in talks for "Homeland" at Showtime; Rachael Leigh Cook joins TNT's "Perception"; and AMC eyes Freddie Roach reality series.

[11/16/10 - 04:38 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: No Contest Yet Again for "MNF"
ESPN's sports franchise triples the audience of second place "WWE Raw" on USA.

[11/16/10 - 04:17 PM]
Exclusive: TNT Cancels "Dark Blue"
The network won't be ordering a third season of the series.

[11/16/10 - 03:08 PM]
Hallmark Channel Premiere of "The Good Witch's Gift" Earns Top Spot As #1 Rated Ad-Supported Cable Movie of the Day
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, November 13.

[11/16/10 - 03:07 PM]
Sherry Stringfield and Danielle Panabaker Star in "Beverly Lewis' The Shunning," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie
The movie is based on the first novel of "The Heritage of Lancaster County Books" from best-selling author Beverly Lewis.

[11/16/10 - 02:53 PM]
NBC's "Minute to Win It" to Debut Exclusive Sneak Peek of All-New Mini-Movie "Banana" from the Blu-Ray(TM)/DVD Release of "Despicable Me" on December 7
Plus: "The Sing-Off" will subsequently air the "Banana" mini-movie on Wednesday, December 8.

[11/16/10 - 02:38 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Wins the Night among All Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 15.

[11/16/10 - 02:17 PM]
USA Top Cable Entertainment Network
USA spins the numbers for the week of November 8-14.

[11/16/10 - 01:59 PM]
"The Insider": Only Syndication Newsmagazine Up from This Time Last Year
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of November 1-7.

[11/16/10 - 01:58 PM]
CBS's Hit, "I Get That A Lot," Featuring Popular Celebrities Pranking Everyday People, Returns With a Half-Hour Special Friday, Dec. 17
The special features new footage from Heidi Klum, Ice-T and Paris Hilton's installments.

[11/16/10 - 01:36 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Walking Dead" Makes It Three-For-Three
The AMC drama has been cable's top adults 18-49 draw on Sunday nights since its launch.

[11/16/10 - 12:26 PM]
Bravo Greenlights "Rocco's Dinner Party"
Casting for the series is currently underway, and production will begin in 2011.

[11/16/10 - 12:04 PM]
A Royal Feast of Programs This December on BBC America
Said stunt includes three U.S. premieres as part of the network's "BBC America Reveals" franchise.

[11/16/10 - 11:53 AM]
Back With Originals, FOX Wins the Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of November 8-14.

[11/16/10 - 11:24 AM]
"Primetime: Celebrity Plastic Surgery Gone Too Far?" - Special Airs Wednesday, November 24 on ABC
Cynthia McFadden hosts the special, which "tells the inside story of how plastic surgery changed the world of celebrity forever."

[11/16/10 - 11:11 AM]
Presenters Announced for "2010 American Music Awards(R)," Airing Sunday, November 21 on ABC
Lady Antebellum, Jenny McCarthy, Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Seacrest, John Legend, Taio Cruz, Jessica Alba and Nicki Minaj are among those set to appear.

[11/16/10 - 11:10 AM]
Disney Channel is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day for the 22nd Straight Week Among Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 8-14.

[11/16/10 - 11:09 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of Nov. 8-14
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 8-14.

[11/16/10 - 10:54 AM]
CBS Places First in Viewers for the Seventh Time in Eight Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for the week of November 8-14.

[11/16/10 - 10:43 AM]
ABC is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 9th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 15.

[11/16/10 - 10:36 AM]
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Hopes to Bring Some Sunshine to A Wellman, Texas Family
The Alphabet details another upcoming installment of its Sunday franchise.

[11/16/10 - 10:35 AM]
Barbara Walters Interviews President and First Lady on "20/20"
The one-hour special airs Friday, November 26 at 10:00/9:00c on ABC.

[11/16/10 - 10:23 AM]
Oxygen Media Announces Open Casting Calls for "The Glee Project"
The winner of the competition series receives a multi-episode role on season three of the hit series.

[11/16/10 - 10:21 AM]
CBS.com Launches "Soft Kitty" Contest Inspired by the Popular Song from CBS's Hit Show, "The Big Bang Theory"
Fans can upload 30-second videos of themselves singing the song for the chance to win a trip to a show taping.

[11/16/10 - 10:15 AM]
"SpongeBob SquarePants" Ranks as Basic Cable's Number-One Entertainment Telecast With Total Viewers for Week
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of November 8-14.

[11/16/10 - 10:01 AM]
ABC Marks its Most-Watched Non-Oscar Week in 1 Year
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 8-14.

[11/16/10 - 10:00 AM]
NBC Nixes Tomorrow's "Undercovers" for William and Kate Special
The one-hour "Dateline NBC" special will pre-empt the series at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/16/10 - 09:47 AM]
Exclusive: NBC to Begin Six Comedy Lineup Early Via Repeats
Back-to-back repeats of "The Office" will fill the Thursday, 10:00/9:00c hour from December 16 to January 13.

[11/16/10 - 09:37 AM]
Bravo Scores Best Sunday in Network History Across All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, November 14.

[11/16/10 - 09:24 AM]
TV Land's Second Original Sitcom "Retired at 35" Premieres on January 19th, 2011 at 10:30 PM ET/PT
The newcomer will follow the second season of "Hot in Cleveland," which returns on said night.

[11/16/10 - 09:20 AM]
Lucy Liu Stars in Lifetime Miniseries Event "Marry Me" Premiering December 12 and 13
Steven Pasquale, Bobby Cannavale, Enrique Murciano, Annie Potts, Vanessa Marano, Elizabeth Bogush and Danielle Nicolet also star.

[11/16/10 - 09:17 AM]
"Two and a Half Men" and "Mike & Molly" Post Week-to-Week Gains in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, November 15.

[11/16/10 - 08:39 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Slips Past ABC
The Alphabet, pulled down by repeat of "The Middle," loses the adults 18-49 crown.

[11/16/10 - 08:12 AM]
Exclusive: NBC Books 35th Anniversary "SNL" Special for February 20
The three-hour event is one of many stunts the Peacock will use to fill its Sunday lineup in January and February.

[11/16/10 - 08:02 AM]
21.2 Million Watch Patriots Beat Steelers on "Sunday Night Football"
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, November 14.

[11/16/10 - 07:00 AM]
All Guy, All Week: Food Network Primetime Heats up With Special "Guy's Big Bite" and Brand-New "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives"
"Guy's Big Bite," debuting Saturday, December 18, features actor Matthew McConaughey.

[11/16/10 - 06:17 AM]
Investigation Discovery Explores the Dark - and Lewdly Lighter - Sides of Hollywood with New Series, "James Ellroy's LA: City of Demons"
"Crime is a palpitatingly perennial gas - and L.A. crime is the craaaazy crème-de-la-crime," said Ellroy.

[11/16/10 - 06:15 AM]
"The King of Queens" Finds New Prime-Time Home: Spike TV and TV Land!
Repeats of the former CBS mainstay begin on Spike TV in October 2011 before moving to TV Land in 2013.

[11/16/10 - 06:01 AM]
Critically Acclaimed Rapper, T.I. Rips Through an Exhilarating Performance in New "VH1 Storytellers" Special
The one-hour special premieres Friday, December 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/15/10 - 06:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 15
Updates include: Amanda Walsh is "Danni Lowinski" for The CW; David Eick, Guillermo del Toro to spearhead "Hulk" for ABC; and TLC renews "Freaky Eaters."

[11/15/10 - 05:20 PM]
Exclusive: NBC Confirms 13-Episode Orders for "The Cape," "Harry's Law"
Don't let the math freak you out: there's definitely 13 episodes of each series on tap.

[11/15/10 - 02:43 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Smackdown" Takes Adults 18-49 Belt
Disney's "Avalon High," "Waverly Place" however are the most-watched programs on the night.

[11/15/10 - 12:51 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Acquires Three New Documentaries "One Lucky Elephant," "65_RedRoses" and "Most Valuable Players"
The films join the growing lineup of cinematic documentaries comprising the network's upcoming monthly documentary film club, set to begin spring 2011.

[11/15/10 - 12:47 PM]
CBS Announces The Season Finale Dates for "The Amazing Race" and "Survivor: Nicaragua"
"The Amazing Race" to wrap on Sunday, December 12 while "Survivor: Nicaragua" will sign off on Sunday, December 19.

[11/15/10 - 12:43 PM]
NBC Picks Up Emmy-Winning Comedy "30 Rock" for Another Season Through 2011-12
"It continues to be a bold, hilarious, sophisticated comedy that has become a classic in its own time," said Angela Bromstad.

[11/15/10 - 12:22 PM]
NBC Announces New Mid-Season Schedule
"The Cape," "Harry's Law" land on Mondays; "Law & Order: Los Angeles," "Chase" get new homes; "Parks & Recreation," "Perfect Couples" expand Thursdays; and more!

[11/15/10 - 12:20 PM]
"Ramsay's Best Restaurant" Turns Up the Heat on BBC America
The U.K. import premieres Tuesday, December 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/15/10 - 12:17 PM]
"Parenthood" Earns the Biggest Percentage Jump from Live + Same Day to Live + 7
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of October 25-31.

[11/15/10 - 11:34 AM]
ABC Family Celebrates the Sounds of Christmas With Colbie Caillat As She Puts Her Own Holiday Touch on the Network's "25 Days of Christmas" Theme Song
A full-length music video featuring Caillat will make its worldwide premiere on the network Monday, November 22.

[11/15/10 - 11:02 AM]
TLC's "Sarah Palin's Alaska" Delivers 4.96 Million Total Viewers
TLC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 14.







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