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[10/07/11 - 10:53 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 7
Updates include: CBS shuts down production on "How to Be a Gentleman"; Rhea Perlman joins Kirstie Alley-led "The Manzanis" at ABC; and David Denman, Shannon Lucio among latest cast in TNT's "Gateway."

[10/07/11 - 05:20 PM]
FOX Orders Double D'ohs of "The Simpsons" - Longest Running Scripted Series on Television is Renewed Through Season 25
The two-season pickup brings the series total to an astonishing 559 episodes.

[10/07/11 - 04:42 PM]
FOX Drops Original "New Girl" from Wednesday
Look for a repeat instead on October 12 at 9:30/8:30c following a 90-minute "X Factor."

[10/07/11 - 04:21 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: ALDS Snaps "Jersey Shore" Viewers Streak
Tigers/Yankees finale is the night's most-watched cable program, however MTV's juggernaut hangs onto demo crown.

[10/07/11 - 03:52 PM]
"Rules of Engagement" Moves to Thursdays, 8:30-9:00 PM, Beginning Oct. 20 With Its Sixth Season Premiere
Newcomer "How to Be a Gentleman" will shift to Saturdays at 8:30/7:30c beginning October 15.

[10/07/11 - 01:30 PM]
Only 32 Acts Remain on "The X Factor" - L.A. Reid to Mentor the Boys; Simon Cowell: Girls; Nicole Scherzinger: Over 30s; Paula Abdul to Mentor Groups
Next week, the 32 acts are whisked away to their mentor's home, or to a location of the judge's choice, for their final shot at earning a place on the live shows.

[10/07/11 - 10:02 AM]
"E! True Hollywood Story: Kate & Pippa" Premieres October 12th at 10:00 PM
The one-hour special "provides an all-encompassing look at the women who are certain to play a major role in the pop cultural landscape for decades to come."

[10/07/11 - 09:14 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Tops Thursday in Viewers and Key Demos; CBS First on Night in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 6.

[10/07/11 - 08:46 AM]
ABC's "Grey's" is Thursday's #1 Drama in Adults 18-49 for the 3rd Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 6.

[10/07/11 - 08:38 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "X Factor" Continues Demo Streak
Plus: ABC's "Charlie's Angels" sinks another 20% to a 1.2 rating among adults 18-49.

[10/07/11 - 07:22 AM]
Major League Baseball's ALDS Game 5 Matchup between Yankees vs. Tigers on TBS Delivers a 7.3 U.S. HH Metered Market Rating
TBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 6.

[10/06/11 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 6
Updates include: Keith Carradine reports to TNT's "Gateway"; Krysten Ritter developing "School for Boys" at MTV; Callie Khouri, R.J. Cutler team for a drama at ABC.

[10/06/11 - 04:06 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "American Horror Story" Holds Off MLB Playoffs
FX's new drama takes the adults 18-49 crown last night.

[10/06/11 - 04:05 PM]
Video: First Look at FOX's "Touch" Starring Kiefer Sutherland
The series, from "Heroes" creator Tim Kring, premieres this spring.

[10/06/11 - 04:04 PM]
"Love's Christmas Journey," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie Event World Premiere November 5
Natalie Hall, Greg Vaughan, Sean Astin, JoBeth Williams, Charles Shaughnessy and Ernest Borgnine co-star in the four-hour event.

[10/06/11 - 03:26 PM]
Abby Lee Miller Hosts One-Hour Special "Dance Moms: Most Outrageous Moments" Airing Wednesday, October 12
The special will re-visit "this season's most talked-about highlights" and include never-before-seen footage of the cast.

[10/06/11 - 03:16 PM]
The CW Cancels "H8R," Fills Wednesday Slot With "Ringer" Repeats
The news marks the third cancellation of the fall season.

[10/06/11 - 03:09 PM]
Summer's Hottest Dance Series "So You Think You Can Dance" Waltzes Into a Ninth Season on FOX
"We are excited to bring the series and an incredible set of new dancers back for another fantastic season," said Mike Darnell.

[10/06/11 - 02:34 PM]
Adult Swim Picks Up Second Season of "NTSF:SD:SUV::"
"I'm very excited to continue to punch, shoot, stab and run people over with lawnmowers and get paid for it," said Paul Scheer.

[10/06/11 - 02:26 PM]
Here Come The "Brides of Beverly Hills" - New TLC Series to Premiere October 28th
The series consists of 13 30-minute episodes, which will air back-to-back over the course of 10 weeks.

[10/06/11 - 01:51 PM]
TLC Airs Special Crossover Episodes With Hit Series "Say Yes to the Dress" and "Cake Boss"
Said installments air Friday, October 14 and Monday, October 17, respectively.

[10/06/11 - 01:17 PM]
"Sing Your Song," Chronicling the Life and Times of Harry Belafonte, Debuts October 17, Exclusively on HBO
Plus: Belafonte's memoir, "My Song," will be published by Knopf October 11 while a companion music album is now in stores.

[10/06/11 - 12:03 PM]
"Jay Leno" Tops the Hour's ABC and CBS Competition in 18-34 Rating and Total Viewers
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 26-30.

[10/06/11 - 11:46 AM]
"Primeval" Comes Roaring Back to BBC America's Supernatural Saturday
The show's fifth season rolls out Saturday, November 12 with six new episodes.

[10/06/11 - 11:44 AM]
USA Network Celebrates Halloween With Vampires, Muppets and Marathons
Highlights include a vampire-themed episode of "Psych" on Wednesday, October 26.

[10/06/11 - 11:23 AM]
David Beckham, Jessica Biel, Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift Honor Four Teens for Their Commitment to Service in Third Annual TeenNick HALO Awards
The special will be taped live at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on Wednesday, October 26 and premiere Sunday, November 6 on Nick at Nite.

[10/06/11 - 11:15 AM]
FOX Serves Up a Third Season of "Masterchef"
Look for casting calls in Boston, Miami, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Austin, Savannah, Chicago, Seattle, New York and San Francisco in the coming weeks.

[10/06/11 - 11:10 AM]
Deborah Tillman Named "America's Supernanny"
Lifetime has ordered eight one-hour episodes of the series, to premiere Tuesday, November 29, at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/06/11 - 11:09 AM]
Faith Hill to Perform on "The 45th Annual CMA Awards" for the First Time in Five Years
Hill will debut the new single from her forthcoming new album due out early next year.

[10/06/11 - 11:08 AM]
Live Twitter Chat With "Pan Am" Star Karine Vanasse, Sunday, October 9
She will be up on Twitter at @karinevanasse during the East Coast broadcast of the show.

[10/06/11 - 11:07 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon a Time" to Take the Stage at New York Comic Con 2011 on October 14
Co-creators Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz will participate in a moderated Q&A panel and special autograph session.

[10/06/11 - 11:05 AM]
IFC's Original Scripted Comedy, "Bullet in the Face," Begins Production in Montreal
Eddie Izzard and Eric Roberts will guest star in the six-part series, premiering in summer 2012.

[10/06/11 - 10:50 AM]
"American Horror Story" Gets Off to a Strong Start - Premiere Night Delivers 5 Million Total Viewers
FX spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 5.

[10/06/11 - 10:10 AM]
"The Vampire Diaries: Get Sucked In" Brings New Game Experiences to Facebook(R)
The game is free and accessible for everyone to play.

[10/06/11 - 09:57 AM]
Hit Action Series "Strike Back" Returns to Cinemax for Season Two in 2012
10 new episodes will begin shooting in South Africa in early 2012 and air later in the year.

[10/06/11 - 09:54 AM]
NBC Cancels Newcomer "Free Agents"
The news marks the Peacock's second show to get the ax this week.

[10/06/11 - 09:52 AM]
TNT to Pay Tribute to Steve Jobs Tonight With Presentation of "Pirates of Silicon Valley"
Noah Wyle played the Apple founder in the Emmy-winning telefilm, which originally aired in 1999.

[10/06/11 - 09:46 AM]
Rosie Perez Meets "Nurse Jackie" When She Checks In To The Showtime Hit Comedy
Perez will play a patient named Jules with an unusual diagnosis.

[10/06/11 - 09:36 AM]
ABC's "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 26-30.

[10/06/11 - 09:09 AM]
ABC's Wednesday Comedy Block is #1 in Adults 18-49/"Revenge" Posts Big Year-to-Year Gains at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 5.

[10/06/11 - 09:01 AM]
"Criminal Minds" Is Wednesday's Most-Watched Program Posting Week-to-Week Increases in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 5.

[10/06/11 - 08:35 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "X Factor" Keeps FOX in Front
Week three of the competition series replicates its week two numbers on the night.

[10/06/11 - 07:38 AM]
Logo's Pro-Social Initiative "beCAUSE" Recognizes Critical Social Issues in New Series of Documentaries
The documentaries that are set to premiere include: "The World's Worst Place to Be Gay," "Illegal Love," The Legacy of Brendan Burke" and "Outrage."

[10/06/11 - 07:28 AM]
Showtime(R) and Billy Joel Take the Field for "The Last Play at Shea" - Friday, November 11th at 9:30 PM ET/PT
Tony Bennett, Roger Daltrey, Steven Tyler, Garth Brooks and John Mayer are among those featured in the film.

[10/06/11 - 07:07 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Premieres of "The Rosie Show" and "Oprah's Lifeclass" to Be Simulcast Across Five Discovery Communications Networks on Monday, October 10
Joining OWN in airing the premieres will be TLC, Investigation Discovery, Discovery Fit & Health and Planet Green.

[10/06/11 - 07:06 AM]
Animal Planet Wades Deep Into the Rural Backwoods of Kentucky in "Call of the Wildman" Premiering on Sunday, November 6
The 12-part, half-hour series tracks Ernie Brown Jr., better known as "Turtleman."

[10/06/11 - 06:05 AM]
Nick Jonas and Tony Award Winner Bernadette Peters to Guest Star on NBC's Midseason Musical Drama "Smash"
Both actors will sing in the respective episodes in which they appear.

[10/06/11 - 04:10 AM]
New E! Reality Series Showcases the Discovery Process of Million-Dollar Faces in the World of International Modeling in "Scouted," Beginning Monday, November 28th at 10:00PM ET/PT
The eight-episode series follows "the personal stories of young men and women from their moment of discovery by local model scouts through their journeys to international stardom."

[10/05/11 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 5
Updates include: Jon Favreau, Seth Green book "Ex-Comm" at ABC; Ashley Miller, Zack Stentz bring "Magicians" to FOX; and ABC's "Million Dollar Mind Game" to finally bow on Sunday, October 23.

[10/05/11 - 04:59 PM]
Lifetime Reschedules "Possessing Piper Rose" for Saturday, October 29
The film, starring Rebecca Romijn and David Cubitt, was previously slated for Monday, October 24.







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