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[10/14/11 - 10:55 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 14
Updates include: Peter Tolan back at ABC with new comedy; HBO's "Scar Tissue" jumps to FX; and John Glenn to reimagine "Treasure Island" at NBC.

[10/14/11 - 04:48 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey Shore" Ticks Down
The MTV juggernaut however still tops all but "Big Bang Theory," "X Factor" among adults 18-49 last night.

[10/14/11 - 02:48 PM]
TNT Pulls the Plug on "Memphis Beat"
The Jason Lee-led drama joins "HawthoRNe" and "Men of a Certain Age" on the chopping block at the network.

[10/14/11 - 01:27 PM]
Showtime: 2011-2012 Fall/Winter Programming Overview
Newly announced premieres include "Dave's Old Porn," featuring Dave Attell, Whitney Cummings, Chelsea Handler and Adam Carolla.

[10/14/11 - 01:13 PM]
NBC Offers Twitter Followers Unprecedented Access With Exclusive First Look at New Series "Grimm"
Beginning today, followers of @NBCGrimm will receive a direct message via their twitter account with a URL to see the full pilot.

[10/14/11 - 12:44 PM]
Rose McGowan Headlines Lifetime Original Movie "The Pastor's Wife" - Based on a True Story, Film to Premiere November 5, 2011
Michael Shanks also stars in the project, which is based on the non-fiction book by Dianne Fanning.

[10/14/11 - 11:35 AM]
ABC Cancels "Charlie's Angels"
The news comes after another middling performance by the drama last night.

[10/14/11 - 10:57 AM]
ABC's Primetime Comedies Celebrate Halloween October 25 & 26
The Alphabet details its upcoming holiday-themed installments of "Last Man Standing," "The Middle," "Suburgatory," "Modern Family" and "Happy Endings."

[10/14/11 - 10:49 AM]
"Jay Leno" Generates His Biggest Week-Three Win Over "Late Show" in Total Viewers Since 2008
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 3-7.

[10/14/11 - 10:24 AM]
ABC's "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 Across All Target Demos
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 3-7.

[10/14/11 - 10:23 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Supernatural" Co-Stars Jared Padalecki & Jensen Ackles
Check out our visit with the cast of the veteran CW series.

[10/14/11 - 10:22 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Fringe" Co-Star Anna Torv
Part three of three from our visit with the cast of the FOX series.

[10/14/11 - 10:21 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Fringe" Co-Star John Noble
Part two of three from our visit with the cast of the FOX series.

[10/14/11 - 10:20 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Fringe" Co-Star Seth Gabel
Part one of three from our visit with the cast of the FOX series.

[10/14/11 - 09:37 AM]
"Late Show" Tops "Tonight Show" in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34; Leads for Season
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 3-7.

[10/14/11 - 09:21 AM]
BBC America Reports Highest Ratings Growth Among Television Networks
BBC America spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[10/14/11 - 09:21 AM]
The Style Network's Popular Docu-Series "Too Fat for 15: Fighting Back" Returns With New Episodes, Beginning Wednesday, October 19 at 8:00PM ET/PT
The series documents "a group of obese teens as they bravely fight emotional and physical hurdles to drop hundreds of life-threatening pounds."

[10/14/11 - 09:18 AM]
"Big Bang Theory" Is #1 on Thursday; "Person of Interest" Posts Gains
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 13.

[10/14/11 - 08:51 AM]
Each of ABC's Thursday Series Grow Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 13.

[10/14/11 - 08:46 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "X Factor" Maintains Demo Crown
CBS likewise continues its streak as Thursday's most-watched network.

[10/14/11 - 06:44 AM]
Emmy Award-Winner John Walsh Hosts "America's Most Wanted: 50 Fugitives 50 States Special Edition" Saturday, October 29, on FOX
Walsh takes viewers "coast-to-coast on the biggest manhunt of the year in hopes of capturing fugitives who continue to elude authorities."

[10/14/11 - 06:34 AM]
Syfy Presents WWE(R) SuperSmackDown Live on Tuesday, November 29 at 8PM
The special will re-air in SmackDown's regular time slot on Friday, December 2 from 8-10PM (ET/PT).

[10/13/11 - 10:48 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 13
Updates include: Steven Bochco, David Milch reteam for NBC drama; Aasif Mandvi, Craig Kilborn book comedies at CBS, ABC; and HBO to bring "The Kids Are All Right" to the small screen.

[10/13/11 - 03:52 PM]
Week 2 of "American Horror Story" Ranks as the Most-Watched Program of the Night in Basic Cable in Women 18-49
FX spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 12.

[10/13/11 - 03:45 PM]
Season Two of Disney Channel's Hit Animated Series "Fish Hooks," Premieres Friday, November 4
Plus: Felicia Day, Wallace Shawn and Doug Brochu joins the show's recurring cast.

[10/13/11 - 03:44 PM]
Disney Channel Orders Musical Pilot "Zombies and Cheerleaders"
Todd Strauss Schulson ("A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas") will direct while Eric Weinberg ("Death Valley") is among the executive producers.

[10/13/11 - 03:36 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "South Park" Upsets NLCS, "American Horror Story" in Demos
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Work of Art," USA's "Psych" and Lifetime's "Dance Moms" special.

[10/13/11 - 01:40 PM]
"Revenge," "Suburgatory" First to Full Seasons at ABC
Plus: the Alphabet has asked for six additional scripts of its sophomore comedy "Happy Endings."

[10/13/11 - 01:32 PM]
Video: Darth Maul Returns to the Star Wars Saga This Spring in "Star Wars: The Clone Wars"
"The decision to continue Darth Maul's story was something that came directly from George," Lucasfilm says in the announcement.

[10/13/11 - 12:36 PM]
"E! THS: Casey Anthony" to Premiere Wednesday, October 19 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on E!
The special features interviews with "Anthony's former boyfriends, a former high school friend, former defense attorneys, journalists intimately familiar with her story and Zenaida Gonzalez."

[10/13/11 - 12:22 PM]
truTV Orders Pilot of "Guinness World Records Gone Wild," Hosted by Jamie Kennedy
The series will "feature average, everyday folks taking their shot at landing a place in the famed record book."

[10/13/11 - 12:02 PM]
"Million Dollar Mind Game" Premieres Sunday, October 23 on ABC
Vernon Kay hosts the series, which will air in the afternoon slot of 4:00/3:00c.

[10/13/11 - 11:00 AM]
Spike TV's "Scream Awards 2011" Names Screen Legend Paul Reubens As Its "Visionary Award" Recipient
The two-hour event premieres on Spike TV on Tuesday, October 18 and will be simulcast on VH1 and VH1 Classic.

[10/13/11 - 10:19 AM]
Acclaimed Action Thriller "Person of Interest" to Screen at New York Comic Con 2011 on Saturday, October 15
The episode screening will feature an exclusive introduction by series star Michael Emerson shot specifically for the audience.

[10/13/11 - 09:43 AM]
Ted Koppel Named Special Correspondent, "Rock Center with Brian Williams"
As previously announced, the newsmagazine rolls out Monday, October 31 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/13/11 - 09:41 AM]
How Garbage Transformed the World's Great Cities - "Trashopolis" - New Smithsonian Channel Series Premieres Sunday, November 6 at 8PM ET/PT
The five-episode series is narrated by comic book writer and rock musician Jesse Blaze Snider, the son of Twisted Sister front-man Dee Snider.

[10/13/11 - 09:39 AM]
Mark Hoppus Returns to Fuse for Fall Season of "Hoppus on Music"
New episodes begin October 28 and will air every Friday at 11:00/10:00c.

[10/13/11 - 09:33 AM]
It's a Scare-Rific Sunday With All-New Halloween-Themed Episodes Airing October 30 on FOX
Said animated lineup includes the series premiere of "Allen Gregory" at 8:30/7:30c.

[10/13/11 - 09:26 AM]
A Growing ABC Wins Wednesday in Adults 18-49/"Revenge" is Up to Win at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 12.

[10/13/11 - 09:09 AM]
"Survivor," "Criminal Minds," "CSI" Win Time Periods in Viewers; CBS Tops Wednesday
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 12.

[10/13/11 - 08:53 AM]
USA Network and The Moth, In Partnership With Charter and Comcast, Extend Award-Winning Characters Unite National Storytelling Tour "A More Perfect Union: Stories of Prejudice and Power"
The tour resumes this month in Washington, D.C. with a Mainstage showcase on October 26 featuring Christopher Gorham, Forest Whitaker, Meghan McCain, Greg Walloch, Kevin Jacobsen and Jeffery Rudell.

[10/13/11 - 08:40 AM]
"Project Accessory" to Premiere on October 27 Following the "Project Runway" Season 9 Finale
Plus: "Project Runway All Stars," originally set to debut November 3, will now premiere in 2012.

[10/13/11 - 08:21 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Happy Endings" Perks Up as ABC Takes Demo Crown
The sophomore series posts the night's largest week-to-week gains.

[10/13/11 - 07:51 AM]
Warner Bros. Television Group and CBS Corporation Sign Multi-Year Output Deal With Netflix for CW Network Programming
Programming available to Netflix members will include the eight dramas on The CW's Fall 2011 schedule.

[10/13/11 - 07:37 AM]
HBO Revises Debut Dates for "Angry Boys" and "The Life and Times of Tim"
"Boys" now debuts Sunday, January 8 at 10:00/9:00c while "Tim" returns Friday, December 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/13/11 - 07:02 AM]
Syfy to Launch New Holiday Themed Saturday Original Movies Beginning This Halloween With "Zombie Apocalypse," Starring Ving Rhames, Saturday, October 29 at 9PM
Other titles include "Snowmageddon" on December 10 and "St. Patrick's Day Leprechaun" on March 17.

[10/13/11 - 07:01 AM]
Starz Entertainment Announces Record Sampling Opportunities for "Boss" Series Debut
The first episode will be available for sampling online and on-demand beginning October 14, one week ahead of its premiere.

[10/13/11 - 06:24 AM]
Nominees Announced for Second Annual "American Country Awards" Airing Live Monday, December 5, on FOX
Jason Aldean and Zac Brown Band lead the nominees with eight nominations each; Thompson Square earned seven nods; and The Band Perry and Taylor Swift each garnered six.

[10/13/11 - 05:01 AM]
"Black Girls Rock!(TM) 2011" to Honor Angela Davis, Shirley Caesar, Taraji P. Henson, Laurel J. Richie, Imani Walker, Malika Saada Saar, and Tatyana Ali as This Year's Celebrants
The two-hour event "will be a star-studded evening celebrating the strengths, triumphs and talents of Black women."

[10/13/11 - 12:43 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Secret Circle" Co-Star Phoebe Tonkin
Part four of four from our visit with the cast of The CW series.







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