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[09/29/11 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 29
Updates include: Carlton Cuse, Barry Schindel and Bill Callahan all land projects at ABC; NBC extends "Parenthood" to 18 episodes; and Chris Carter eyes small screen return.

[09/29/11 - 03:37 PM]
MTV's "The Real World" Delivers Franchise's Best Premiere in Five Seasons
MTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 28.

[09/29/11 - 03:34 PM]
Discovery Channel's "MythBusters" Returns With Stellar Ratings on Wednesday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 28.

[09/29/11 - 03:33 PM]
MLB on ESPN: Most-Viewed Wednesday Night Telecast Since 1998
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 28.

[09/29/11 - 03:20 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Real World" Returns on Top for MTV
ESPN's MLB regular season finale however is the most-watched program.

[09/29/11 - 02:22 PM]
BBC America November Highlights
On tap in November are "Would You Rather? with Graham Norton," "Primeval," "The Tudors" and "Top Gear Top 40."

[09/29/11 - 12:59 PM]
Rosie O'Donnell to Welcome Russell Brand as the First Guest on "The Rosie Show"
"The Rosie Show" will premiere Monday, October 10 at 7:00/6:00c and will air weeknights Monday through Friday on OWN.

[09/29/11 - 12:07 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Earn #1 Results for the Late-Night Week of Sept. 19-23
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 19-23.

[09/29/11 - 11:02 AM]
TBS Announces Telecast Schedule and Broadcasters for its Exclusive Coverage of the MLB Division Series
The channel's LDS coverage begins tomorrow Friday, September 30 with Rays/Rangers and Tigers/Yankees.

[09/29/11 - 11:00 AM]
Oprah Winfrey's Facebook Live Interview Television Premiere Sunday, October 2 at 9:00 P.M. on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The event was moderated by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and featured Oprah in front of a live audience at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, California.

[09/29/11 - 10:42 AM]
MTV Chronicles Inspirational Stories of Transformation With a New Season of "I Used to Be Fat" Followed by New Series "Chelsea Settles"
Both series premiere back-to-back beginning Tuesday, October 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/29/11 - 09:24 AM]
The Hub TV Network Presents "Secret Millionaires Club," Animated Series of Specials Featuring Famed Investor Warren Buffett
The first of the half-hour specials premieres Sunday, October 23 (1 p.m. ET).

[09/29/11 - 09:23 AM]
Beyonce, OutKast, Lady Gaga, Eminem and Kelly Clarkson Top "VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of the '00s"
The week-long event premieres this Monday, October 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/29/11 - 09:21 AM]
"Nikita," "Green Lantern: The Animated Series" and "Mad" Set to Appear at New York Comic Con 2011
"Green Lantern: The Animated Series" will world-premiere its complete first episode during the show's panel session.

[09/29/11 - 09:19 AM]
Bravo Greenlights New Special "The Kandi Factory" Starring Kandi Burruss
In the special, Burruss will give two protégés the opportunity to come to Atlanta and learn the fundamentals of pop music success.

[09/29/11 - 09:11 AM]
"Suburgatory" and "Happy Endings" Open Big for ABC
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 28.

[09/29/11 - 09:01 AM]
"CSI" Wins At 10:00 PM, Topping "Revenge" in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 28.

[09/29/11 - 08:33 AM]
"H8R" Hits Season High, "America's Next Top Model" Up vs. Last Week
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 28.

[09/29/11 - 08:25 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Suburgatory" Opens Strong for ABC
The newcomer sees big gains from last year's "Better With You" in the same slot.

[09/29/11 - 08:09 AM]
Oh My Gammit! Internet Sensation Lucas Cruikshank aka "Fred" Returns to Nickelodeon in Brand-New TV Movie, "Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred," Premiering Saturday, Oct. 22, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT)
Ariel Winter, John Cena and Daniella Monet co-star in the film, directed by John Fortenberry and written by David A. Goodman.

[09/29/11 - 07:50 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Kicks Off the 2011-12 Season With its 2nd-Largest Premiere Week Audience Ever
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 19-23.

[09/29/11 - 06:35 AM]
NBC's Top-Rated Summer Series "America's Got Talent" Announces Open Casting Calls Beginning in October
The search for season seven contestants begins in New York (October 8 and 9), St. Louis (October 22 and 23) and Washington, D.C. (November 5 and 6).

[09/29/11 - 05:01 AM]
Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King Redefine Power and Influence as This Year's "Black Girls Rock!(TM) 2011" Co-Hosts
The annual special tapes October 15 at the historic Paradise Theater Bronx, NY and will make its network premiere on Sunday, November 6.

[09/29/11 - 03:01 AM]
Logo's "Bad Sex" Takes Viewers Behind Closed Doors of Sex Therapy Group
The 10-episode series, "a frank and shocking behind-the-scenes look at the process of healing severe sexual issues," premieres Friday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/28/11 - 10:48 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 28
Updates include: Sonya Walger joins USA's "Common Law"; Dane Cook to topline a comedy for NBC; and "Breaking In's" Seth Gordon sets up shop at Sony.

[09/28/11 - 05:16 PM]
"Awkward." Finale Was Anything But Awkward, Scoring a 2.5 P12-34 Rating and Attracting Over 2.2 Million Viewers
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 27.

[09/28/11 - 04:06 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Sons," "Mom," "Tosh" Split Demo Honors
Plus: numbers for ESPN's "Catching Hell" and the return of TLC's "19 Kids & Counting," "The Little Couple."

[09/28/11 - 02:23 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Revises Sunday, October 16 Premiere Schedule
"Visionaries: Inside the Creative Mind" will now lead off the night at 8:00/7:00c followed by "Ask Oprah's All Stars" and "Our America with Lisa Ling."

[09/28/11 - 01:46 PM]
Video: Sizzling Sneak Peek - BET's "Reed Between The Lines"
Tracee Ellis Ross and Malcolm Jamal-Warner star in the comedy, premiering Tuesday, October 11 after the BET Hip Hop Awards.

[09/28/11 - 01:30 PM]
Broadway Star Sutton Foster Is Cast in the ABC Family Pilot "Bunheads"
The Tony-winning actress will play "a Las Vegas showgirl who impulsively marries a man and moves to his sleepy coastal town, and takes an uneasy role at her new mother-in-law’s dance school."

[09/28/11 - 01:25 PM]
FOX Moves In With "New Girl" for a Full-Season Pickup
11 additional episodes have been ordered, bringing its season total to 24 installments.

[09/28/11 - 01:09 PM]
Hit Series "Gold Rush" Returns for a Second Season on Friday, October 28th on Discovery Channel
Look for the one-hour special "The Off-Season" that night at 8:00/7:00c followed by the season opener at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/28/11 - 01:05 PM]
USA Network Launches "Psych" #HashTagKiller Murder Mystery Online and Through Facebook
The thrilling "whodunit" experience will "take fans of the show through an engaging storyline specifically created for this experience."

[09/28/11 - 01:04 PM]
New Six-Part Series "Secretly Pregnant" Premieres Thursday, October 13 at 10PM ET on Discovery Fit & Health
Each one-hour episode of the series "tells the stories of two different women who have their own reasons for hiding a pregnancy."

[09/28/11 - 12:15 PM]
Military Channel's New Series "Nazi Collaborators" Premieres on Tuesday, October 4 at 10 PM ET
The 13-episode series "sheds light on the individuals and organizations outside of the Third Reich that assisted - knowingly or unknowingly - the Nazis in their evil quest."

[09/28/11 - 12:05 PM]
Cartoon Network Celebrates Halloween All Month Long with Spooky Specials and Creepy Comedies
Look for special Halloween-themed installments of Cartoon Network's Monday lineup beginning October 10.

[09/28/11 - 10:56 AM]
Disney XD to Premiere "Fort Boyard - Ultimate Challenge," A Reality Adventure Series on Monday, October 17
Geno Segers and Laura Hamilton host the 10-part series, which concludes Monday, November 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/28/11 - 10:56 AM]
"Braxton Family Values" Season Premiere on a New Night Thursday, November 10 at 9PM ET/PT
The new season will continue through Thursday, March 22 on the cable channel.

[09/28/11 - 10:08 AM]
"Portlandia" Returns Monday, January 9 at 10 pm ET/PT on IFC
Guest stars this season include Penny Marshall, Jack McBrayer, Tim Robbins, Andy Samberg, Amber Tamblyn and Kristen Wiig.

[09/28/11 - 10:04 AM]
America's Funniest News Source Is Back on TV - "Onion News Network" Premieres Tuesday, October 4, 2011 @ 10:00 PM ET/PT on IFC
Brooke Alvarez returns as host for a new 10-episode cycle.

[09/28/11 - 10:04 AM]
Animal Planet's "Finding Bigfoot" Returns to the Woods to Investigate Sasquatch's Origin in Halloween Special
"Birth of a Legend," a two-hour special, premieres Sunday, October 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/28/11 - 09:05 AM]
"NCIS" Wins its Time Period in Viewers and Demos, Topping "Glee" in Adults 18-49 For the Second Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 27.

[09/28/11 - 08:59 AM]
ABC Outdraws Fox and NBC on Tuesday/"DWTS" Builds in Key Demos
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 27.

[09/28/11 - 08:36 AM]
"6 Days to Air: The Making of 'South Park'" An Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Documentary Film by Arthur Bradford Premieres Sunday, October 9 at 10:00 P.M. On Comedy Central(R)
The one-hour special was previously slated to air Sunday, October 2.

[09/28/11 - 08:32 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "New Girl" Still Potent for FOX
The newcomer is down just 6% from last week's premiere.

[09/28/11 - 07:40 AM]
Syfy's Smash Hit Series "Warehouse 13" Wraps Season Three With Explosive Two-Hour Finale, Monday, October 3 from 9-11PM (ET/PT)
The series has posted its highest delivery ever among adults 18-49 this year.

[09/28/11 - 06:06 AM]
G4 Presents Annual Programming Event "Epictober" With All-New Bigger and Badder Exclusives, Reveals and Giveaways Throughout the Month
This October, "Attack of the Show!" and "X-Play" will join forces with G4tv.com to bring viewers a full month of all-new exclusives.

[09/27/11 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 27
Updates include: "Army Wives" co-star Sally Pressman inks talent deal with NBC; Jonathan Abrams, Adam Sztykiel both land TV projects; Bobby Bowman to import the U.K.'s "White Van Man."

[09/27/11 - 05:39 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "MNF" Keeps ESPN Unstoppable
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "The Bling Ring," TLC's "Cake Boss" and Cartoon Network's "Secret Mountain Fort Awesome."

[09/27/11 - 05:34 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Jeff Dunham: Controlled Chaos" Lifts Comedy Central
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," TLC's "Sister Wives" and History's "IRT: Deadliest Roads."







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[01/31/15 - 08:39 AM]
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[01/31/15 - 08:35 AM]
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[01/30/15 - 01:01 PM]
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[01/30/15 - 11:34 AM]
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[01/30/15 - 11:24 AM]
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[01/30/15 - 10:30 AM]
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[01/30/15 - 09:18 AM]
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[01/30/15 - 09:06 AM]
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[01/30/15 - 08:44 AM]
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