[tuesday, october 25, 2011]    
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[10/25/11 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 25
Updates include: "The Dark Tower" relocates to HBO; MTV cancels "The Buried Life"; and Alexander Cary to reboot "Wiseguy" at NBC.

[10/25/11 - 10:38 PM]
"The X Factor" Judges Name Top 12 Finalists
FOX details the results from tonight's extended two-and-a-half-hour episode.

[10/25/11 - 07:35 PM]
"The X Factor" and Verizon Announce First-Ever Voting Via Twitter for a Television Series
After the finalists perform on Wednesday, November 2, voting will open for the first time.

[10/25/11 - 04:17 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "MNF" Hit Season Low for ESPN
Plus: numbers for A&E's "Monster In-Laws," OWN's "Oprah's Lifeclass" and HBO's "Enlightened."

[10/25/11 - 03:44 PM]
FOX Posts TV's Highest-Rated Week This Season
FOX spins the numbers for the week of October 17-23.

[10/25/11 - 02:14 PM]
Entire CBS Comedy Block Posts Gains; CBS Wins Night in Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 24.

[10/25/11 - 01:14 PM]
"American Horror Story #1" Series Premiere in FX History
FX spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/25/11 - 01:08 PM]
CBS News and National Journal Will Present the First Republican Presidential Primary Debate on Broadcast Television on Saturday, November 12 at 8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM, PT Live on CBS
Scott Pelley and Major Garrett will moderate the debate, which will be hosted by Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

[10/25/11 - 01:03 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Dead" Devours Competition Again
AMC's original drama dominates the night in its second week.

[10/25/11 - 12:25 PM]
The Style Network's New Makeover Docu-Series "Glam Fairy" Ranks as Network's 2nd Most-Watched Premiere Ever in Women 18-49 and Women 18-34
Style spins the numbers for Sunday, October 23.

[10/25/11 - 12:17 PM]
CBS Gives Full Season Orders to Television's #1 and #2 New Dramas - "Unforgettable" and "Person of Interest"
The newcomers are averaging 14.00 million viewers and 13.97 million viewers, respectively.

[10/25/11 - 12:03 PM]
Megahit Martial Arts Panda is Back as Nickelodeon and Dreamworks Animation Premiere "Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness," New CG-Animated Series, Monday, Nov. 7, at 5:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
A full week of brand-new episodes every weekday at 5:30/4:30c before settling into Friday nights at 8:00/7:00c beginning December 2.

[10/25/11 - 11:12 AM]
"Hart of Dixie" and "Gossip Girl" Pair For The CW's Most Watched Monday of the Season and Best Since February
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, October 24.

[10/25/11 - 11:12 AM]
Get Ready to "Level Up" on Cartoon Network! World Premiere Movie Debuts on Wednesday, November 23; Half-Hour Series Premieres in 2012
Gaelan Connell, Jessie T. Usher, Connor del Rio and Aimee Carrero star in the original series.

[10/25/11 - 11:12 AM]
ABC Entertainment and Lexus Wage Campaign of Social Media "Revenge"
The "Who's Next?" app is sponsored by Lexus as part of multi-platform title sponsorship designed to engage and reward the show's fans.

[10/25/11 - 11:02 AM]
New Episodes of Adult Swim Original Series "Robot Chicken" and "Squidbillies" Both Ranked #1 in Their Respective Time Periods Among Men 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of October 17-23.

[10/25/11 - 11:02 AM]
ABC Family's "13 Nights of Halloween 2011" is Off to Record Start
ABC Family spins the numbers for the week of October 17-23.

[10/25/11 - 11:01 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Renews "Workaholics" for Third Season! TeleAmeriCorp Trio to Pocket More Paychecks!
Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm and Kyle Newacheck will return to work next year for the new season of all-new episodes.

[10/25/11 - 10:58 AM]
AMC Renews "The Walking Dead"
"Today we are pleased to announce that the 'dead' shall live as we proudly renew 'The Walking Dead' for a third season on AMC," said Charlie Collier.

[10/25/11 - 10:53 AM]
Disney Channel is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day for a Record 19th Consecutive Week in Both Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of October 17-23.

[10/25/11 - 10:50 AM]
Nickelodeon Scores With "Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred," Drawing 5.7 Million Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Saturday, October 22.

[10/25/11 - 10:42 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" Is Broadcast TV's #1 Primetime Show of the Week in Adults 18-34 and All Key Male Demos, And Is #3 in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 17-23.

[10/25/11 - 10:35 AM]
Starz and BBC Worldwide Productions Announce New Original Series "Da Vinci's Demons"
Written by David S. Goyer, the eight-episode series is scheduled to begin production in early 2012.

[10/25/11 - 10:29 AM]
ABC Generates its Strongest Numbers Since Season-Premiere Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 17-23.

[10/25/11 - 10:25 AM]
HGTV Picks Up Additional Episodes of "Dina's Party"
The additional 13 episodes will premiere next spring.

[10/25/11 - 10:02 AM]
David Wertheimer Named President, Digital, Fox Broadcasting Company
Wertheimer joins FOX from the Entertainment Technology Center @ USC (ETC), where he was CEO and Executive Director of the strategic think-tank.

[10/25/11 - 09:41 AM]
"Funny or Die's Billy on the Street" to Premiere December 22nd at 11pm ET on Fuse
The series tests "unsuspecting pedestrians on their knowledge of music and pop culture in a fast-paced and funny trivia style game show."

[10/25/11 - 09:25 AM]
ABCFamily.com Premieres Original Three-Part Web Series, "I Am Jason Derulo"
The docu-style web series "takes an in-depth look at the emergence of this charismatic, multi-talented pop sensation."

[10/25/11 - 09:16 AM]
Video: A Taste of What's to Come When "Frozen Planet" Makes Its U.S. Premiere on Discovery Channel in Early 2012
The six-part series comes from the producers of "Planet Earth" and "Blue Planet."

[10/25/11 - 09:11 AM]
CBS Dominates Scripted Programming, Delivering Top 5 Series and 12 of the Top 15 for the Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 17-23.

[10/25/11 - 08:59 AM]
ABC Outdraws Fox's World Series to Lead Monday Night
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 24.

[10/25/11 - 08:57 AM]
A&E Network Picks Up a Third Season of the Record-Breaking Real-Life Series "Beyond Scared Straight"
13 new episodes are slated to premiere in the third quarter of 2012 while season two resumes in December.

[10/25/11 - 08:40 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Originals Hold Off Game 5 on FOX
The Eye sees week-to-week gains from all five of its Monday entries.

[10/25/11 - 08:27 AM]
Spooky by Bravo! "Watch What Happens: Live" Halloween Spectacular Airs Monday, October 31 at 11PM ET/PT
Guests that night include Gail Simmons, Chris March, Pheadra Parks and her husband Apollo.

[10/25/11 - 08:17 AM]
Oxygen Media Gets Fashionable and Greenlights Two New Series
The "Eva Marcille Project" and "LA Style" join previously announced greenlights for "The Next Big Thing," "Brooklyn Crew" and "Tanisha Gets Married" in 2012.

[10/25/11 - 06:31 AM]
Jason Aldean and Lady Gaga to Perform on "The Grammy(R) Nominations Concert Live! Countdown to Music's Biggest Night(R)" on Nov. 30 on CBS
The show will announce nominations in several categories as well as feature performances by past winners and/or nominees.

[10/25/11 - 06:31 AM]
Video: "Bones" Gives Chilling Goo-sebumps This Halloween!
The network spotlights the gruesomest gunk and crime case corpses from the series.

[10/24/11 - 10:56 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 24
Updates include: Carol Mendelsohn books a hefty development slate; Omid Djalili to bring "The Infidel" to NBC; and a quartet is bound for TBS's "Sullivan & Son."

[10/24/11 - 04:31 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Smackdown," "SpongeBob" Split Demo Race
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "My Extreme Animal Phobia," TBS's "House of Payne" and Nickelodeon's "Kung Fu Panda."

[10/24/11 - 04:19 PM]
FOX Television Stations and Debmar Mercury Announce Renewal of "The Wendy Williams Show" Through 2014
Said group is comprised of 27 stations in 18 markets, covering nearly 37.21% of U.S. television homes.

[10/24/11 - 02:24 PM]
"A Gifted Man" Delivers Largest Audience and Highest Adult 25-54 Rating Since Its Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Friday, October 21.

[10/24/11 - 01:43 PM]
More than 1.7 Million Viewers Watch "Boss" on Starz During Premiere Weekend
Starz spins the numbers for Friday, October 21.

[10/24/11 - 01:06 PM]
ABC News Announces Primetime GOP Debate in Iowa on December 10
The debate will air in primetime from 9:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT that Saturday.

[10/24/11 - 01:03 PM]
ABC Family to Premiere Original Movie "Desperately Seeking Santa," Sunday, November 27
Starring Laura Vandervoort and Nick Zano, the holiday movie airs as part of the "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas" programming event.

[10/24/11 - 12:03 PM]
Animation Returns to MTV on Thursday Nights, With All New Episodes of Mike Judge's "Beavis and Butt-Head" and New Series "Good Vibes"
The full first episode of "Good Vibes," premiering October 27, is currently available on MTV.com.

[10/24/11 - 12:01 PM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights "Daddy's Home," the First-Ever Original Comedy Pilot for Nick at Nite, Starring Scott Baio as a Stay-at-Home Dad
The project comes from creators/executive producers Tina Albanese and Patrick Labyorteaux.

[10/24/11 - 11:17 AM]
"Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas!," A Disney Channel Original Movie Premieres Friday, December 2
Immediately following the movie is a special preview of the new comedy series "Austin & Ally."

[10/24/11 - 11:01 AM]
Lindy Booth and Paul McGillion Star in "Christmas Magic," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, December 18
Derek McGrath co-stars in the film, the latest in the "Countdown to Christmas" programming stunt.

[10/24/11 - 10:54 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Overtook "Castle" in Viewers with Live Plus 7-Day Playback Lift
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of October 3-9.

[10/24/11 - 10:41 AM]
Live+7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" Leapfrogs Over CBS' "Two and a Half Men" to Emerge as TV's #1 Scripted Show
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 3-9.

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[11/24/15 - 01:48 PM]
Spike TV Unwraps Big Ratings for "Lip Sync Battle" Holiday Special
Spike TV further spins the numbers for Thursday, November 19.

[11/24/15 - 01:26 PM]
"48 Hours: The Strange Case of Kurt Sonnenfeld" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, November 21.

[11/24/15 - 01:01 PM]
NBC's Annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Celebrates the Music of the Holidays Live on Wednesday, Dec. 2
Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales will host the live broadcast from New York City's Rockefeller Center.

[11/24/15 - 12:30 PM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: The Star Wars Special" to Air Wednesday, November 25 on ABC
Said encore replaces the previously announced repeat of "Nashville" that night.

[11/24/15 - 12:29 PM]
TV One's Hit Scripted Comedy "Born Again Virgin" Returns with All-New Episodes Tuesday, December 8 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
The scripted comedy is back with more dating adventures of three 30-something best friends and the challenges they face while attempting to navigate a new romantic landscape and trying to avoid the pitfalls of empty relationships.

[11/24/15 - 11:30 AM]
Music Icon and Animal Activist Emmylou Harris to Be Honored on "The All-Star Dog Rescue Celebration" Thanksgiving Night, Thursday, November 26, On FOX
Eugene Bostick and Michael Schoepf also will be honored as ordinary citizens doing extraordinary things to better the lives of rescue animals.

[11/24/15 - 11:18 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Series "Dark Net" to Premiere Thursday, January 21st at 11 PM ET/PT
Each half-hour episode will shed light on themes such as bio-hacking, cyber-kidnapping, digital warfare, online cults, pornography addiction, the webcam sex trade and more.

[11/24/15 - 11:04 AM]
ABC Family Announces Winter Premiere Dates
New scripted drama "Recovery Road" and fan favorite "The Fosters" will now premiere on Monday, January 25.

[11/24/15 - 11:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Is the Most-Watched Network for the 3rd Consecutive Weekend Among Households, W25-54 and Total Viewers
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 16-22.

[11/24/15 - 10:38 AM]
With the Cast of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," "Kimmel" Draws Its 4th-Biggest-Ever Monday Audience
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Monday, November 23.

[11/24/15 - 10:16 AM]
New Year, New You! TLC Amps Up Friday Nights with the Return of Fan-Favorite TLC Talent
Fan-favorite talent including Stacy London, Clinton Kelly, Devyn Simone, Monte Durham and Lori Allen come together to make Friday nights bigger and better than ever.

[11/24/15 - 10:00 AM]
Big Bird, Elmo and Cookie Monster Are Back as "Sesame Street" Debuts Its 46th Season Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 on HBO
The award-winning show will include 30-minute episodes, new preschool-relevant themes, new show opening and closing songs, an updated set, a new segment called "Smart Cookies" and a new cast member, Nina.

[11/24/15 - 09:01 AM]
LL Cool J to Host the 17th Annual "A Home for the Holidays," An Entertainment Special Celebrating Families, To Be Broadcast Friday, Dec. 18 on the CBS Television Network
Special performances are dedicated to these children and their new adoptive families, whose stories are featured in pre-taped segments to help raise awareness of this important social issue.

[11/24/15 - 08:51 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Off Surging ABC in Demo Race
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while the Alphabet is the most-watched network.

[11/24/15 - 08:37 AM]
NBC Sweeps 6 of 6 Monday Half-Hours Among the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 23.