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[10/03/11 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 3
Updates include: Syfy eyes "Adjustment Bureau" TV series; Mitch Hurtwitz plans small screen return for "Arrested Development"; and Silvio Horta is latest to tackle FOX's "Texts from Last Night."

[10/03/11 - 04:10 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: ALDS Opens on Top for TBS
Game 1 of the Yankees/Tigers series is the night's most-watched program.

[10/03/11 - 02:32 PM]
truTV Greenlights New Series "Killer Karaoke," Hosted by Steve-O
The eight-episode series, based on the "Sing If You Can" format, will launch in early 2012.

[10/03/11 - 02:02 PM]
CBS Celebrates Halloween With a Witch's Brew of Chilling Episodes
The Eye details its Halloween-themed installments set to air Thursday, October 27 through Monday, October 31.

[10/03/11 - 01:06 PM]
"Homeland" Posts Best Ratings for a New Showtime(R) Drama Series in Eight Years
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, October 2.

[10/03/11 - 12:38 PM]
ABC.com and Endemol USA Launch "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Social Game on Facebook
Players can build virtual homes for actual families from each week's episode.

[10/03/11 - 12:20 PM]
Sara Canning and Greystone Holt Star in "Hannah's Law," A Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere Spring 2012
Kimberly Elise, Danny Glover, Billy Zane, Ryan Kennedy and John Pyper-Ferguson also star in the project.

[10/03/11 - 12:15 PM]
Lifetime Orders New Series, "After the Runway," to Air Immediately Following "Project Runway"
The half-hour series will premiere Thursday, October 6 at 10:30/9:30c and air for the remainder of its ninth season.

[10/03/11 - 11:42 AM]
Comedy Central: November 2011 Programming Highlights
On tap are stand-up specials from Pablo Francisco, T.J. Miller and Donald Glover.

[10/03/11 - 11:10 AM]
Syfy's Annual "31 Days of Halloween" Spook-a-thon Unleashes Over 600 Hours of Bone-Chilling Programming, October 1-31
Said lineup includes the return of "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" plus original movies "Zombie Apocalypse" and "Terror Beneath."

[10/03/11 - 11:06 AM]
Syfy Will Imagine a Greater Halloween With Sponsorship of New York City's Holiday Events Through "31 Days of HalloweeNYC," On-the-Ground Partnership With NYC & Company
The sponsorship will culminate with the integration of the 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan into the "Ghost Hunters Live" telecast.

[10/03/11 - 09:54 AM]
"Project Runway All Stars" and "Project Accessory" to Premiere Back-to-Back Thursday, November 3, on Lifetime
Angela Lindvall and Molly Sims host the respective series, which will air at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c.

[10/03/11 - 09:03 AM]
Ty Pennington Joins Fashion Guru Tim Gunn for ABC Daytime's "The Revolution"
The series, due in January, will follow one woman's five-month weight loss journey in just five days.

[10/03/11 - 08:57 AM]
ABC Sunday Series Mark Strong Retention Against NFL-Fueled Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 2.

[10/03/11 - 08:52 AM]
Fourth Consecutive Most-Viewed Fiscal Year for ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for the fiscal year to date.

[10/03/11 - 08:48 AM]
Graham Norton Asks America "Would You Rather?"
Whoopi Goldberg, Cyndi Lauper, Stanley Tucci, Alan Cumming, Scott Adsit and Judah Friedlander are among the panelists on the BBC America series, premiering Saturday, November 5.

[10/03/11 - 08:35 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "SNF" Keeps NBC in Front
Plus: "Pan Am" sinks in its second week; "The Good Wife" falls well short of last year's "Undercover Boss."

[10/03/11 - 08:23 AM]
Oxygen Media Plays Matchmaker Again When "Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too" Returns on December 5 at 10PM ET/PT
Judi (season seven), Kori (season six) and Sydney (season six) will compete and search for love from a pool of 13 eligible suitors.

[10/03/11 - 07:59 AM]
Jets-Ravens on "Sunday Night Football" Powers NBC to Another Sunday Night Win
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 2.

[10/03/11 - 07:01 AM]
Disney Channel's First-Ever Talent Competition Exclusively for Kids and Tweens, "Make Your Mark: Ultimate Dance Off -'Shake It Up' Edition," Premieres Friday, October 14
The grand prize is a "Spotlight Dance" on an upcoming episode of "Shake It Up."

[10/03/11 - 06:59 AM]
Bio Channel Brings Back Two Original Hit Series "My Ghost Story" and "Celebrity Ghost Stories"
"My Ghost Story" returns Saturday, October 15 while "Celebrity Ghost Stories" bows a new season on Saturday, October 29.

[10/03/11 - 06:51 AM]
HGTV's Fall/Winter Programming Offers More Peeping and Personalities
Production is underway for more than thirty new series and specials as well as new episodes of popular returning series.

[10/03/11 - 06:41 AM]
CMT's Hit Series "Sweet Home Alabama" Returns for a Second Season on Thursday, October 20
The cable channel details the 22 bachelorettes for the show's sophomore run.

[10/03/11 - 05:01 AM]
Cedric "The Entertainer" to Host Centric's 3rd Annual Presentation of the "Soul Train Awards" Show on Sunday, November 27 at 9:00 PM in a Special Simulcast on Centric and BET Networks
The telecast will honor the longstanding careers and musical influences of the renowned group Earth, Wind, and Fire and "Empress of Soul" Gladys Knight.

[10/02/11 - 10:01 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, ABC Ride College Football Coverage
The Eye's annual primetime SEC showdown takes the top spot on the night.

[10/01/11 - 11:42 AM]
TBS Attracts More Than 2.8 Million Total Viewers for Network's Exclusive Coverage of ALDS Game One of Rays-Rangers Series
TBS spins the numbers for Friday, September 30.

[10/01/11 - 11:30 AM]
Disney Channel's Original Comedy Series "Jessie" Debuts as the Network's No. 1 Friday Premiere in 3 Years
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, September 30.

[10/01/11 - 08:52 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dips But Holds Onto Demo Crown
The network's "Blue Bloods" remains the night's most-watched program in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/30/11 - 10:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 30
Updates include: Danny Masterson to topline "Men at Work" at TBS; Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters book two projects; and Phil Gurin lands two game show pilots at Cartoon Network.

[09/30/11 - 05:03 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "House" Co-Stars Charlyne Yi & Odette Annable
The show's new additions talk about the upcoming eighth season, due this Monday, October 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/30/11 - 03:48 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey Shore" Not Slowing Down
Only CBS's "The Big Bang Theory" and the second hour of FOX's "The X Factor" fare better among adults 18-49 last night.

[09/30/11 - 02:42 PM]
TV Land Acquires Broadcast Rights for "The Dick Van Dyke Show"
The show will premiere on TV Land on October 3rd – the same date that "The Dick Van Dyke Show" premiered on CBS in 1961.

[09/30/11 - 12:51 PM]
A Baker's Dozen Compete to Be TLC's "Next Great Baker"
The 10-episode season kicks off with a special 90-minute premiere on Monday, November 28 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/30/11 - 12:50 PM]
"Chuck" and New Drama "Grimm" Debut on October 28
The Peacock pushes its Friday night debuts back a week from October 21.

[09/30/11 - 12:44 PM]
Starz Signs Steven S. DeKnight of "Spartacus" to Exclusive Two-Year Deal
DeKnight will continue to serve in his current role on the series, which returns for its second season in January 2012.

[09/30/11 - 09:22 AM]
TBS Orders "Sullivan and Son" Pilot, Starring Comedian Steve Byrne And Executive-Produced by Vince Vaughn and Peter Billingsley
The comedy joins previous pickups "Men at Work," from Breckin Meyer, and an untitled half hour from executive producer Conan O'Brien.

[09/30/11 - 09:02 AM]
ABC's "Private Practice" Opener Leads at 10pm with its Top Number Since December
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 29.

[09/30/11 - 09:01 AM]
"Big Bang Theory" Is Thursday's #1 Show in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 29.

[09/30/11 - 08:52 AM]
"New Girl," "The X Factor" Top Week 1 vs. Week 2 Chart
A look at the Week 1 vs. Week 2 comparisons for all of the new broadcast series that have aired Week 2 episodes to date.

[09/30/11 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "X Factor" Holds Demo Line for FOX
Plus: NBC sees "Community" and "Parks & Recreation" grow from last week's premieres.

[09/30/11 - 12:10 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Homeland" (Showtime)

[09/30/11 - 12:09 AM]
Interview: "Fringe" Co-Star John Noble
The FOX drama continues its fourth season tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[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.







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