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[10/10/11 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 10
Updates include: Elizabeth Banks is developing "Dave's Dead" at FOX; NBC lands Roseanne Barr's "Downwardly Mobile"; and W. Merritt Johnson, Lee Daniels team for Showtime drama.

[10/10/11 - 08:52 PM]
Syfy Books "Being Human," "Lost Girl" for January 16, Holiday Specials on December 6
Plus: Jaleel White to host "Total Blackout," a new game show in which contestants are placed in total darkness.

[10/10/11 - 08:51 PM]
Exclusive: "Terra Nova" Set for Two-Hour Finale on Monday, December 19
Plus: FOX books second "America's Most Wanted" special; "I Hate My Teenage Daughter" to encore on Saturdays; and more!

[10/10/11 - 04:43 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: MLB Division Series Close on Top for TBS
Cardinals/Phillies and Diamondbacks/Brewers finales top the charts on Friday.

[10/10/11 - 03:27 PM]
Discovery Channel Celebrates Steve Jobs' Enduring Influence on Modern Culture in "iGenius: How Steve Jobs Changed the World," Making Its World Premiere This Sunday, October 16 at 8PM ET/PT
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman host the one-hour special, which features interviews with luminaries from tech, media and entertainment.

[10/10/11 - 02:50 PM]
TBS Sends Tyler Perry Comedies to Friday Nights
"House of Payne" and "Meet the Browns" will make the shift later this month while newcomer "For Better or Worse" will now launch Friday, November 25.

[10/10/11 - 02:32 PM]
MTV Invades the Big Apple, Bringing Monsters and the Best of Animation to New York Comic-Con October 14 and 15
Panels are on tap for "Good Vibes," "Death Valley" and "Beavis and Butt-Head."

[10/10/11 - 01:16 PM]
CBS Celebrates the Holiday Season With the New Animated Special "The Elf on the Shelf: An Elf's story" to Be Broadcast Friday, Nov. 25 at 8:30 PM, ET/PT
The project "follows one of the many scout elves from the North Pole who helps Santa Claus determine who to put on the naughty and nice lists."

[10/10/11 - 01:15 PM]
"hoops&yoyo Ruin Christmas," A New Animated Holiday Special Presented by Hallmark, Will Be Broadcast Friday, Nov. 25 at 8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT on CBS
The special "follows the unexpected adventure of the comical pink kitty and green bunny team, hoops&yoyo, after they become accidental stowaways on Santa's sleigh."

[10/10/11 - 12:53 PM]
AMC's "Breaking Bad" Breaks Records by Growing More Than Any Other Season 4 Drama in Basic Cable History for Adults 18-49
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 9 and the season to date.

[10/10/11 - 12:21 PM]
"American Horror Story" Series Premiere Ratings Grow More Impressive with Live+3 Data
FX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 5.

[10/10/11 - 12:01 PM]
Food Network Launches Chefs' Big Break on "Chef Hunter" - Series Premieres Thursday, November 10th at 10pm ET/PT
The six-episode series is hosted by culinary recruiter Carrie McCully.

[10/10/11 - 11:57 AM]
"Fringe" Posts the Highest Percentage Gain from DVR Playback of Any Series on the Big 4 Networks During Premiere Week
FOX further spins the numbers for the week of September 19-25.

[10/10/11 - 11:39 AM]
"Up All Night" Is the #1 Comedy In Terms of Percentage Increase from L+SD to L+7 During Premiere Week
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of September 19-25.

[10/10/11 - 11:16 AM]
Fuse Is Turning Up the Volume This Fall With New Shows and More Fan Favorites
Said lineup includes rebroadcasts of NBC's late-night offering "Last Call with Carson Daly."

[10/10/11 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Tables Original "New Girl" on Tuesday, October 18 Too
The network's freshman hit won't be back for a new episode until November 1.

[10/10/11 - 10:44 AM]
The Hub TV Network Brews Delightfully Ghoulish Lineup of Programming for "The Haunted Hub" Halloween Weekend
Plus: look for "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series" in its new time period of Saturdays at 5:00/4:00c.

[10/10/11 - 10:28 AM]
"New Girl" Pulls Ahead of "2 Broke Girls" as Week's #1 New Comedy
FOX further spins the numbers for Monday, October 3 through Wednesday, October 5.

[10/10/11 - 10:14 AM]
Randy Jackson Gives VH1 "Aptitude Test"
Each week a high profile celebrity gets a chance to see what might have happened if they never had their big break in the entertainment business.

[10/10/11 - 09:44 AM]
ABC's Premiere Week Results Grow from First-Reported Numbers By 1.5 Million Viewers and by 21% Among Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 19-25.

[10/10/11 - 09:26 AM]
E! and Adrianna Papell Team Up for Dress Design Contest That Gives Amateur Fashion Designers the Chance to Make Their Red Carpet Dreams Come True
One lucky winner's design, based on web votes, will be revealed on E!'s "Countdown to the Red Carpet Academy Awards" special.

[10/10/11 - 09:22 AM]
CBS Posts Largest Live Plus 7-Day Lift in Viewers and Adults 18-49 During Premiere Week
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 19-25.

[10/10/11 - 08:58 AM]
ABC's "Housewives" is Sunday's #1 Scripted Show in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 9.

[10/10/11 - 08:48 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "SNF" Overshadows the Competition
Plus: "The Good Wife" ticks up for CBS while "Pan Am" takes a big dip in week three for ABC.

[10/10/11 - 08:44 AM]
MTV2 to Air Original Series "MTV2's Guy Code" - The Ultimate Guys' Guide to the Laws of Manhood
"Jersey Shore's" Vinny Guadagnino is among those featured in the 10-episode series, premiering Tuesday, November 15 at 11:00/10:00c.

[10/10/11 - 07:40 AM]
Packers-Falcons on "Sunday Night Football" Up 20%
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 9.

[10/10/11 - 06:01 AM]
Chicago's "House of Consignment" Set to Rule VH1 With Their Retail Revolution
The 10-episode reality series features Chicago entrepreneur and fashion maven Corri McFadden "who's out to improve the way women shop."

[10/10/11 - 05:36 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Game 1 of ALCS Posts Narrow Victory
FOX's MLB playoff coverage slips past ABC's college football franchise on Saturday.

[10/10/11 - 04:01 AM]
VH1's Emmy Award Winning "Rock Docs" Franchise Amps Up Programming Slate of Productions and Premieres Through 2012
Upcoming installments include original productions "The TRL Decade," "Downloaded" and "Uprising: Hip Hop and the L.A. Riots."

[10/08/11 - 02:22 PM]
TBS' Exclusive coverage of Major League Baseball's NLDS Game 5 Doubleheader Averages Approx. 6.1 Million Total Viewers
TBS spins the numbers for Friday, October 7.

[10/08/11 - 09:13 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Fringe" Perks Up for FOX
The drama posts week-to-week gains plus continues to outpace last year's "The Good Guys" by wide margins.

[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.







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