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[08/26/11 - 10:57 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 26
Updates include: Zachary Quinto on track for "American Horror Story" stunt; Ryan Reynolds, Sandra Bullock to get animated at FOX; and A&E orders drama "Longmire" to series.

[08/26/11 - 03:27 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey Shore" Hits Season High in Demos
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero," OWN's "Life 2.0" and Food Network's "Killer Food."

[08/26/11 - 03:15 PM]
TLC Reveals "Prison Diaries"
The six-part series premieres Thursday, September 19 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[08/26/11 - 01:27 PM]
Syfy Goes Into Production on Saturday Original Movie "The Philadelphia Experiment"
Nicholas Lea, Michael Pare, Ryan Robbins, Gina Holden, Emilie Ullerup and Malcolm McDowell star in the project, due in 2012.

[08/26/11 - 12:24 PM]
"Jersey Shore" Continues Its Domination as the Show Delivers One of MTV's Best Ratings Ever
MTV spins the numbers for Thursday, August 25.

[08/26/11 - 12:00 PM]
Chiller Original Special "Chiller 13: Horror's Creepiest Kids" to Premiere October 28 @ 8PM in Time for Halloween
"Modern Family's" Nolan Gould, "Pet Sematary's" Miko Hughes and "Orphan's" Isabelle Fuhrman are among the panel of horror experts featured in the 90-minute special.

[08/26/11 - 11:52 AM]
Lifetime's "Project Runway" Reaches Season Highs Again
Lifetime spins the numbers for Thursday, August 25.

[08/26/11 - 09:27 AM]
"Big Brother Thursday" Double Eviction Delivers "Big Brother's" Largest Audience and Highest Adult 25-54 Rating Since 2007
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, August 25.

[08/26/11 - 09:20 AM]
"E! Entertainment Special: Pawn 90210" Premieres Wednesday, September 7th at 10:00pm ET/PT
The half-hour special tracks Yossi Dina, the owner and proprietor of "The Dina Collection," otherwise known as the Taj Mahal of pawn shops.

[08/26/11 - 08:48 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Returns to the Top Spot
The Eye has won seven of the past eight weeks in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/26/11 - 08:00 AM]
USA Network Orders Season Four of Acclaimed Hit Series "White Collar"
The cable channel formally announces the show's 16-episode renewal.

[08/26/11 - 07:28 AM]
Emmy Nominee Idris Elba Stars in Sequel to BBC America's "Luther"
The four-part sequel premieres Wednesday, September 28 at 10:00/9:00c as part of the network's "Dramaville" lineup.

[08/25/11 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 25
Updates include: Eric Kripke to bring "Deadman" to The CW; Bruce Helford on track to run Charlie Sheen's "Anger Management"; and "Phineas & Ferb" co-creators ink new pacts with Disney.

[08/25/11 - 05:01 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Drops "House" Repeats, Adds "Buried Treasure" Encores to Wednesdays
Originals of the newly launched "Treasure" will stay put at 8:00/7:00c after all.

[08/25/11 - 05:00 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Royal Pains" Climbs to Season High
USA's summer drama posts its most-watched episode of the season last night.

[08/25/11 - 04:40 PM]
"The Challenge: Rivals" Finale Delivers Its Highest Ratings in Six Seasons
MTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 24.

[08/25/11 - 04:23 PM]
"Ghost Hunters" Season 7.5 Premiere Uncovers 1.65 Million Total Viewers During Wednesday, August 24 Return on Syfy
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 24.

[08/25/11 - 03:57 PM]
The CW to Encore "Ringer," "The Secret Circle" Pilots on Friday, September 16
Both series launch earlier that week: "Ringer" on Tuesday, September 13, "The Secret Circle" on Thursday, September 15.

[08/25/11 - 03:24 PM]
Discovery is Top "Gun" with Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 24.

[08/25/11 - 02:41 PM]
USA's "White Collar" Catches Fourth Season
16 new episodes have been commissioned, which will presumably be split between the summer of 2012 and the winter of 2013.

[08/25/11 - 01:02 PM]
Discovery's "Swamp Loggers" Returns on Monday, September 5 at 10 PM ET/PT
The network's veteran reality series was previously set to return Friday, September 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/25/11 - 12:38 PM]
CBS.com Launches The Good Wife "Ultimate Fan Sweepstakes," Giving Fans a Chance to Win a Trip to the Set of CBS's Hit Show
In order to be entered in to the sweepstakes, fans can log on to CBS.com to complete four different challenges.

[08/25/11 - 12:30 PM]
"Breaking In" Secures Second Season on FOX
A 13-episode second season is slated to return to the network's schedule in 2012.

[08/25/11 - 11:38 AM]
HBO Confirms December Debut Dates for New Series "Angry Boys" and Returning Series "The Life and Times of Tim"
They'll debut Monday, December 5 and Monday, December 19, respectively.

[08/25/11 - 11:12 AM]
Encores of "Leno" Top Rebroadcasts of "Letterman," While Also Outdelivering ABC's Mostly Original Combo of "Nightline" and "Kimmel"
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 15-19.

[08/25/11 - 11:01 AM]
"Gene Simmons Family Jewels" Returns Tuesday, October 4 at 9PM ET/PT
A&E's veteran reality series was previously slated to return Tuesday, September 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/25/11 - 10:32 AM]
ABC's "Pan Am" Brings Fashion Week Goers An In-Flight Experience Without Having to Leave the Ground, Beginning September 8
"Pan Am"-inspired stewardesses will be stationed at coffee carts at some of the biggest fashion shows in New York City.

[08/25/11 - 10:31 AM]
ABC Studios' "Missing" to Have World Premeire at MIPCOM
The drama, starring Ashley Judd, Cliff Curtis and Adriano Giannini, will premiere at midseason on the Alphabet.

[08/25/11 - 10:25 AM]
With Double-Digit Week-to-Week Gains in Viewers and Adults 18-49, ABC Scores its Best Numbers in Late-Night in 6 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 15-19.

[08/25/11 - 10:21 AM]
NBC's Hit Series "The Biggest Loser" Kicks Off Season 12 in An Upprecedented "Battle of the Ages" That Begins Tuesday, September 20, 8-10 P.M. ET
The Peacock details the 15 contestants on the new season, which will group contestants by age for the first time ever in the history of the show.

[08/25/11 - 09:46 AM]
Bravo's Colorful Competition Series "Work of Art: The Next Great Artist" Returns Wednesday, October 12 at 9 PM ET/PT
China Chow returns as host alongside fellow judges Bill Powers and Jerry Saltz.

[08/25/11 - 09:31 AM]
"Big Brother" Wednesday Sweeps Its Time Period in Viewers and Key Demographics for the Seventh Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 24.

[08/25/11 - 09:16 AM]
Exclusive: A&E to Launch Dallas-Based "Storage Wars" Spin-Off on Wednesday, September 14
The spin-off will air at 10:30/9:30c with new episodes of the parent series at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/25/11 - 09:04 AM]
MTV Hand Picks Rock Group Wavves As Guest Composer for New Scripted Comedy Series "I Just Want My Pants Back"
The pilot episode will air this Sunday at 11:00/10:00c following the "2011 MTV Video Music Awards."

[08/25/11 - 08:55 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Weak Start for FOX's "Buried Treasure"
The network finishes a distant fourth place last night.

[08/25/11 - 07:36 AM]
NBC's Top-Rated Summer Series "America's Got Talent" Announces Guest Musical and Variety Acts for the Remainder of the Season
Queen Latifah, Susan Boyle, Def Leppard, Il Divo, David Guetta with Nicki Minaj and Flo Rida are among said performers.

[08/25/11 - 07:34 AM]
Video: "2011 MTV Video Music Awards" Promo Features Sneak Peek at "The Hunger Games"
A sneak preview of the much-ballyhooed film will be featured during Sunday's broadcast.

[08/25/11 - 12:26 AM]
Interview: "Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero" Executive Producer Danny Forster
The six-part documentary, from Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks Television, premieres tonight on Discovery.

[08/24/11 - 10:53 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 24
Updates include: FOX eyes "Breaking In" revival; Heather Graham joins "Little in Common"; and Eric Stoltz to star in Lifetime's "Modern Love."

[08/24/11 - 04:43 PM]
MTV Delivers Another Big Tuesday, With the Winning Combination of "Teen Mom" and "Awkward."
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 23.

[08/24/11 - 03:08 PM]
Video: First Promo for Season Three of "Glee"
Watch the first promo set to debut tonight on FOX!

[08/24/11 - 02:48 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom" Hits Season High for MTV
The network's reality staple posts its best numbers of the summer.

[08/24/11 - 01:19 PM]
MTV to Air An All-New Episode of the Hit Series "Jersey Shore" on A Special Night and Time, Sunday, August 28 at 7:00 P.M. ET, Leading Into The "2011 Video Music Awards"
Said installment will then encore in its regular time period on Thursday, September 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/24/11 - 12:58 PM]
Video: VH1 "Basketball Wives LA" Super Trailer
The new installment in the franchise bows Monday, August 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/24/11 - 12:33 PM]
Bravo Moves "The Millionaire Matchmaker" to Thursday Nights Starting on September 8 at 9PM ET/PT
The series will now stay in its current Monday, 9:00/8:00c home for another week.

[08/24/11 - 11:08 AM]
"The Good Wife: A New Beginning," A Special Recapping the First Two Seasons of the Emmy Award Nominated Drama and Looking Ahead to Season Three, Will Be Broadcast Sunday, Sept. 4
Scenes from the first two seasons and the third season premiere will be included in the special, as well as interviews with the cast and creators.

[08/24/11 - 10:52 AM]
VH1's "The Concert For New York City: Ten Years Later" Will Air in Its Entirety Commerical-Free Sunday, September 11 from 4-10PM ET/PT
The six-hour special originally aired live from Madison Square Garden on Saturday, October 20, 2001.

[08/24/11 - 10:31 AM]
ABC Moves "Combat Hospital" Season Finale Up to Tuesday, September 6
"Brothers in Arms," the show's 11th episode, will be skipped by the network.

[08/24/11 - 10:09 AM]
Lifetime Launches "Project Runway" Scholarship Challenge
Season seven winner SethAaron Henderson will review the entries and select its six scholarship recipients.

[08/24/11 - 10:01 AM]
TeenNick Fuels Fan Frenzy for "The '90s Are All That" with Addition of "Hey Arnold!" and "Rocko's Modern Life"
The new lineup of iconic Nickelodeon '90s shows kicks off Monday, September 5.







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[04/23/14 - 11:09 AM]
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[04/23/14 - 10:52 AM]
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[04/23/14 - 10:30 AM]
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[04/23/14 - 10:26 AM]
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[04/23/14 - 10:08 AM]
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[04/23/14 - 10:01 AM]
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[04/23/14 - 09:47 AM]
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