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[10/17/11 - 10:39 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 17
Updates include: Danielle Panabaker to star in ABC Family's "Intercept"; FOX eyes small screen take on "Zombieland"; and Marlon Wayans, Don Johnson each book new projects.

[10/17/11 - 03:23 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Game 5 of NLCS Keeps TBS on Top
Plus: numbers for History's "Hairy Bikers," TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress: The Big Day" and Disney's "Make Your Mark."

[10/17/11 - 03:16 PM]
Video: "Unsupervised" on FX - "Fresh Men"
Check out the first promo from the network's upcoming animated series, premiering in January.

[10/17/11 - 03:01 PM]
FOX's "New Girl" Now Ties CBS's "2 Broke Girls" as the #1 New Series of the Season
FOX further spins the numbers for the week of September 26-October 2.

[10/17/11 - 02:43 PM]
NBC, The CW Slate "Prime Suspect," "Ringer" Repeat Stunts
Look for full nights of "Ringer" on Tuesday, October 25 and Monday, October 31.

[10/17/11 - 02:13 PM]
Disney Channel's "Make Your Mark: 'Shake It Up'" is a Rousing Success, Friday and Sunday Telecasts Each Deliver Over 4 Million Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, October 14 and Sunday, October 16.

[10/17/11 - 02:08 PM]
CBS Wins Friday in Viewers and Key Demos for the Fourth Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Friday, October 14.

[10/17/11 - 01:41 PM]
MTV's Award Winning Docu-Series "True Life" Returns With Two New Episodes on Tuesday, October 18 Beginning at 8PM ET/PT
"I Have Narcolepsy" and "I'm A Textaholic" will lead into new episodes of "I Used to Be Fat" and "Chelsea Settles."

[10/17/11 - 12:16 PM]
MTV Announces Another Ridiculous Season of Rob Dyrdek's Hit Viral Video Series "Ridiculousness"
"Our audience loves 'Ridiculousness,' and we're thrilled that Rob will be bringing another hilarious season of the show to our viewers," said David Janollari.

[10/17/11 - 11:58 AM]
AMC's "The Walking Dead" Delivers the Strongest Telecast for Any Drama in Basic Cable History Against Key Demos
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 16.

[10/17/11 - 11:34 AM]
Tom Hardy Pushes the Limits of Loyalty and Betrayal in the Encore Originals Debut of "The Take," Friday, December 2 at 9PM ET/PT
Brian Cox, Kierston Wareing, Charlotte Riley and Shaun Evans also star in the four-part mini-series.

[10/17/11 - 11:14 AM]
FX Orders Fifth Season of Its Acclaimed Hit Drama "Sons of Anarchy"
Seven episodes remain this season with season four finale airing Tuesday, November 29.

[10/17/11 - 10:58 AM]
"Born Dealers" Premieres Saturday, November 5 at 10 PM (e/p) on Planet Green
The six-part series follows a loving, bickering, father and son duo who buys, sells and trades antiques and vintage gems.

[10/17/11 - 10:51 AM]
"Up All Night," "SVU," "Harry's Law," "Whitney" and "Prime Suspect" Among Top % Gainers Going from Live+Same Day to Live+7 Day
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of September 26-October 2.

[10/17/11 - 10:44 AM]
Interview: "Hart of Dixie" Creator Leila Gerstein
Plus: co-stars Cress Williams, Scott Porter, Jamie King and Wilson Bethel chat about their new CW series.

[10/17/11 - 10:18 AM]
For the Second Straight Week, CBS Posts Largest Absolute Live Plus 7-Day Lift in Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 26-October 2.

[10/17/11 - 10:06 AM]
Justin Bieber Joins Lady Gaga on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2012," December 31 on ABC
The bi-coastal celebration will include over 5 1/2 hours of special performances and reports on New Year's celebrations from around the globe.

[10/17/11 - 09:59 AM]
Investigation Discovery's "Halloscream Scarathon" is Our Trick and Our Treat
In addition, Planet Green delivers "13 Days of Halloween" from October 19-31.

[10/17/11 - 09:47 AM]
Live+7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" is the Biggest Time-Shifted Gainer Two Weeks in a Row
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 26-October 2.

[10/17/11 - 09:32 AM]
HBO Documentary "The Education of Dee Dee Ricks" Debuts October 27 in Conjuction With National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The Perri Peltz-helmed film is billed as "a profile in courage and an indictment of America's health care system."

[10/17/11 - 09:17 AM]
Food Network's First-Ever Interactive Special - "Thanksgiving Live!" Airs Sunday, November 20th at 12pm-2pm
Ted Allen, Sunny Anderson, Anne Burrell, Melissa d'Arabian, Bobby Flay, Alex Guarnaschelli and Rachael Ray are on tap for the two-hour special.

[10/17/11 - 09:15 AM]
Comedian Greg Fitzsimmons Tapped to Host New Speed(TM) Game Show, "Pumped!"
The series, from Leopard Films USA, premieres with back-to-back episodes on Thursday, November 17 starting at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/17/11 - 08:54 AM]
ABC's Sunday Line-up Holds Strong Against Big NFL Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 16.

[10/17/11 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "SNF" Dips But NBC Holds Onto Top Honors
Plus: "The X Factor" helps give FOX its best Sunday numbers since premiere week.

[10/17/11 - 08:44 AM]
Jon Gruden Agrees to Five-Year ESPN Extension
The new contract, which covers his duties as "Monday Night Football" analyst, begins in September 2012.

[10/17/11 - 08:02 AM]
Despite Blowout, Vikings-Bears on "Sunday Night Football" Powers NBC to Another Sunday Night Win
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 16.

[10/17/11 - 06:30 AM]
So November, So FOX - So Huge, So Bold, So FOX Television Events
FOX details its November sweeps highlights (SPOILERS!).

[10/17/11 - 06:04 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Sweeps Into November With Three Back-to-Back Shows
Upcoming hosts include Charlie Day, Emma Stone and Jason Segel.

[10/17/11 - 05:26 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, Rangers Win With Game 6 of ALCS
Plus: CBS's "How to Be a Gentleman" not surprisingly craters in its new Saturday home.

[10/17/11 - 05:01 AM]
The Return of VH1's Hit Series "Love & Hip Hop" and New Series "Excused" to Premiere Monday, November 14 Starting at 6PM ET/PT on VH1
Plus: Kimberly "Kimbella" Vanderhee and Yandy Smith join the cast of the "Love & Hip Hop" franchise.

[10/15/11 - 12:34 PM]
Video: Warner Bros. at New York Comic Con: "Nikita"
Watch the exclusive season two sizzle reel prepared especially for the con.

[10/15/11 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Warner Bros. at New York Comic Con: "Person of Interest"
Check out series star Michael Emerson's introduction shot specifically for the NYCC audience.

[10/15/11 - 10:18 AM]
Video: Warner Bros. at New York Comic Con: "Green Lantern: The Animated Series"
The one-hour special premiere airs Friday, November 11, at 7:00/6:00c on Cartoon Network.

[10/15/11 - 08:54 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Gifted Man" Ticks Up in CBS Victory
The newcomer is also up slightly from last year's "Medium" numbers.

[10/15/11 - 08:35 AM]
ABC's "20/20" Hits a 13-Week High
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 14.

[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.







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