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[12/10/10 - 08:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 10
Updates include: Sam Neill, Parminder Nagra report to FOX's "Alcatraz"; Eric Mabius joins TNT's "Bird Dog"; and Michael Patrick King, Whitney Cummings team for CBS comedy.

[12/10/10 - 03:10 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Colts/Titans Put NFL Network on Top
Plus: "Burn Notice" matches its fall highs in total viewers, adults 18-49.

[12/10/10 - 12:44 PM]
TV Guide Network Celebrates the End of 2010 With a Special "Hollywood 411" Episode, "The Year in Cheers & Jeers Presented by Kay Jewelers" Airing on Friday, December 17 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
Chris Harrison hosts the special, which will "count down the headline-making moments that made 2010 memorable."

[12/10/10 - 12:08 PM]
"Smallville" Launches the "Believe in Heroes" Challenge, Offering Fans a Chance to Appear in the "Beacon" Episode on Friday, February 4
Fans can submit their own video testimonials, one of which will appear in said installment.

[12/10/10 - 11:34 AM]
TNT Announces Final Season of Landmark Hit "The Closer"
Production of the 15-episode season will start in spring 2011.

[12/10/10 - 11:17 AM]
New Series "Secret Millionaire" Premieres Sunday, March 6 on ABC
The newcomer will take over for "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," which then returns on April 17.

[12/10/10 - 10:55 AM]
Video: Starz to Premiere Highly Anticipated "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena" on January 21
Watch the latest three-minute trailer for the six-part prequel.

[12/10/10 - 10:47 AM]
Video: "Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III" Debuts Sunday, December 19 on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim!
View three trailers from the upcoming one-hour special.

[12/10/10 - 10:03 AM]
CBS Is Tops on Thursday in Viewers and Key Measures
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, December 9.

[12/10/10 - 09:59 AM]
Planet Green New Docu-series "Boomtown" Chronicles a Small Town's Struggle with a Sudden Oil Boom
The five-episode series premieres Saturday, January 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/10/10 - 09:31 AM]
ABC Draws Largest Thursday Audience of the Season
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 9.

[12/10/10 - 08:53 AM]
Syfy Will Ring Out 2010 With Five Christmas Week Programming Marathons as Well as Annual "Twilight Zone" New Year's Festival
The time out marks the 16th annual "Twilight Zone" New Year's festival.

[12/10/10 - 08:45 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, Despite Declines, Stays in Front
"The Mentalist" takes a big dip from its last original while "The Apprentice" signs off with a season high.

[12/10/10 - 12:09 AM]
Interview: "Basketball Wives" Co-Stars Suzie Ketcham & Jennifer Williams
The VH1 series returns for its second season this Sunday at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/10/10 - 12:04 AM]
Interview: "The Vampire Diaries" Co-Stars Candice Accola & Michael Trevino
The pair, alongside co-creator Julie Plec, talk about what's ahead following last night's fall finale.

[12/09/10 - 06:25 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 9
Updates include: NBC trims "Love Bites"; A&E pulls "The Hasselhoffs"; and TNT's "Bird Dog" finds its leads.

[12/09/10 - 03:34 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Psych" Leads Total Viewer Pack
TBS's "Meet the Browns" however snags the adults 18-49 crown last night.

[12/09/10 - 03:13 PM]
Video: Neil Patrick Harris Hosts "VGAs"
View the latest promo for the event, airing Saturday, December 11 on Spike TV.

[12/09/10 - 02:57 PM]
More Than Two Million People Tune In to See President Obama on "Mythbusters"
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 8.

[12/09/10 - 02:33 PM]
The Competition Gets "Real" As the Housewives Join Bravo's "The Fashion Show: Ultimate Collection" on December 14th at 10PM ET/PT
The expanded 75-minute episode will lead into a special "Watch What Happens: Live" at 11:15/10:15c.

[12/09/10 - 01:30 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver Ratings Wins for the Late-Night Week of Nov. 29-Dec. 3
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 29-December 3.

[12/09/10 - 01:06 PM]
Jennifer Love Hewitt and Betty White Star in the Hallmark Hall of Fame Presentation, "The Lost Valentine," Sunday, Jan. 30, on CBS
Meghann Fahy, Billy Magnussen and Sean Faris also star in the film, based on the book by James Michael Pratt.

[12/09/10 - 11:20 AM]
USA #1 for Record-Setting Fifth Year
USA spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/09/10 - 10:58 AM]
Bravo Relives Best Reality TV Moments of the Year with "Shep and Tiffany Watch TV: The Best of 2010" Airing on Thursday, December 23 at 11PM ET/PT
The half-hour comedy special "highlights and parodies the year's juiciest moments of reality television."

[12/09/10 - 10:27 AM]
Ke$ha and Taio Cruz to Perform live from Times Square on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2011," Airing December 31 on ABC
Other performers include Jennifer Hudson, Willow Smith, Ne-Yo, Avril Lavigne, Drake, Jason Derulo, La Roux, Mike Posner, Natasha Bedingfield, Far East Movement and Train.

[12/09/10 - 09:24 AM]
CBS Is #1 on Wednesday in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 8.

[12/09/10 - 09:23 AM]
"Nightline" Is #1 Season to Date Among Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and Total Viewers for First Time Since 1993
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 29-December 3.

[12/09/10 - 09:08 AM]
Exclusive: Science Channel Acquires Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant's "An Idiot Abroad"
The eight-episode series, which bowed on the U.K.'s Sky1 earlier this year, will launch on the Discovery sibling in January.

[12/09/10 - 08:58 AM]
"Modern Family" is Wednesday's #1 TV Show/ABC Improves the 10pm Hour
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 8.

[12/09/10 - 08:47 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor," "Minds" Keep CBS in Front
The Eye holds off second place NBC and ABC in adults 18-49.

[12/09/10 - 08:45 AM]
"Mythbusters" and Seth Rogen Join Forces to Test "The Green Hornet" Movie's Metal
Said installment airs Wednesday, December 15 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[12/09/10 - 08:43 AM]
HGTV Offers New Series and Returning Favorites on New Year's Day
"Cash & Cari," "Selling New York," "Candice Tells All" and "Dear Genevieve" are among the series spotlighted.

[12/09/10 - 08:02 AM]
MTV Follows Overweight Teens As They Transform Their Lives in "I Used to Be Fat" Premiering December 29th at 10PM ET/PT
The series, from 3 Ball Productions, will also air internationally on MTV channels around the world starting in March.

[12/09/10 - 07:19 AM]
Victoria Stilwell Restores Canine Control and Disciplines Indulgent Pet Parents on the Third Season of Animal Planet's "It's Me or the Dog"
"The Real Housewives of New York City's" Jill Zarin will appear on the opener, airing Saturday, January 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/09/10 - 07:04 AM]
ABC Launches New Photography Print Sites
Limited edition prints from "Castle," "Desperate Housewives" and "Grey's Anatomy" are now available.

[12/09/10 - 06:01 AM]
The Second Time May Indeed be the Charm When Season Two of "What Chilli Wants" Premieres Sunday, January 2nd at 9:30 PM*
Just shy of 40, Chilli "is consumed by a desire to have another child and time is definitely working against her."

[12/09/10 - 03:01 AM]
"RuPaul's Drag Race" Third Season Premiere Night Struts Onto Logo, Monday, January 24th
Guest judges this season include Eliza Dushku, Lily Tomlin, LaToya Jackson, Chloe Sevigny, Johnny Weir, Margaret Cho, Sharon Osbourne and Cheryl Tiegs.

[12/08/10 - 06:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 8
Updates include: HBO passes on "All Signs of Death"; Warren Kole to topline USA's "Common Law"; and John Grisham brings "Ford County" to NBC.

[12/08/10 - 06:12 PM]
"America's Most Wanted" Viewer Tip Leads Police to Suspect in Ronni Chasen Murder
The series had been working closely with the Beverly Hills Police Department and profiled the case on its November 20 broadcast.

[12/08/10 - 03:51 PM]
First Ever "Warehouse 13" and "Eureka" Holiday Episodes Power Syfy to Best Tuesday Prime in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 Since July
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 7.

[12/08/10 - 03:22 PM]
TLC to Premiere New Series "My Strange Addiction"
The 12-part series premieres Wednesday, December 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/08/10 - 03:10 PM]
G4's "X-Play," Television's Most Watched Video Game Series Announces Nominees for the Eighth Annual "X-Play Best of 2010 Awards"
The one-hour special airs Tuesday, December 14 at 6:00/5:00c on the network.

[12/08/10 - 02:22 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "16 & Pregnant" Leads the Pack
Plus: Syfy's "Warehouse 13," "Eureka," holiday specials take the silver, bronze among total viewers.

[12/08/10 - 12:56 PM]
Video: Meet Your New "American Idol" Judges Panel and Check Out the Auditions!
View six teasers from new season, premiering Wednesday, January 19 on FOX.

[12/08/10 - 12:56 PM]
Exclusive: Animal Planet to Open 2011 With Three New Series
"I, Predator," "Infested!" and "Swarm Chasers" will join four returning series in January.

[12/08/10 - 12:34 PM]
Disney Television Animation Reels in Second Season of Hit Comedy "Fish Hooks" and New Order for Comedy Series "Gravity Falls"
"The heart of our work is storytelling, and in these two outstanding projects we have the pleasure and privilege of working with a team of talented artists, in every sense of the word," said Eric Coleman.

[12/08/10 - 11:34 AM]
"Fringe" Travels to New Night and Time Beginning Friday, January 21, on FOX
The series had previously been set to return on January 28.

[12/08/10 - 11:26 AM]
The Magic of Camelot Returns With Season Three Premiere of "Merlin" Friday, January 7, at 10PM on Syfy
The cable channel formally announces the show's return date.

[12/08/10 - 11:16 AM]
AMC Garners Six WGA Award Nominations for Acclaimed Original Dramas "Mad Men," "Breaking Bad" and "The Walking Dead"
The cable channel details its various original series nominations.

[12/08/10 - 10:29 AM]
Showtime Will Preview the First 20 Minutes of "Shameless" Immediately Following the Season Five Finale of "Dexter"
The newcomer will then premiere Sunday, January 9 at 10:00/9:00c.







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