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[10/31/11 - 10:31 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 31
Updates include: Bravo renews "Million Dollar Decorators"; David Simon sets end date for HBO's "Treme"; and Queen Latifah to return to daytime talk.

[10/31/11 - 05:13 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Discovery's "Gold Rush" Returns as Demo King
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Brides of Beverly Hills," TBS's "Meet the Browns" and Cartoon Network's "ThunderCats."

[10/31/11 - 04:42 PM]
Exclusive: HBO to Debut "Luck" Pilot Behind "Boardwalk Empire" Finale on December 11
The Dustin Hoffman-led drama will then formally roll out in January.

[10/31/11 - 04:09 PM]
NBC's Thrilling New Trivia Competition Series "Who's Still Standing?" to Debut as Week-Long Strip Beginning December 19
Ben Bailey hosts the series, which will then air Mondays at 8:00/7:00c through January 30.

[10/31/11 - 03:56 PM]
Sundance Channel Greenlights Original Scripted Series "Rectify"
The six-episode project was originally developed as a Walton Goggins-led drama by AMC in 2008.

[10/31/11 - 03:32 PM]
Statement from Fox Networks and DirecTV Regarding the Status of Programming Negotiations
"We both know the past ten days have been challenging," the companies say in a joint statement. "But we're pleased that both sides could eventually come together to ensure our viewers continue to enjoy Fox programming."

[10/31/11 - 03:22 PM]
Discovery's "Gold Rush" Was the #1 Program in All of Television Friday Night Among Men (Excluding Game 7)
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, October 28.

[10/31/11 - 03:05 PM]
Chiller's "Chiller 13: Horror's Creepiest Kids" Becomes Channel's Highest Rated Original Special During Friday, October 28 Premiere
Chiller spins the numbers for Friday, October 28.

[10/31/11 - 12:58 PM]
Comedy Central: December 2011 Programming Highlights
On tap are new stand-up specials from Carlos Mencia, Aries Spears and Mike Epps.

[10/31/11 - 11:57 AM]
In Honor of World AIDS Day, Showtime(R) to Premiere "Keep a Child Alive With Alicia Keys"
Plus: watch the trailer for the documentary, premiering Thursday, December 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/31/11 - 11:18 AM]
CMT's Series Move to New Nights Beginning This Thursday, November 3
"Top Secret Recipe" and "Trick My What?" shift to Thursdays while "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making The Team" relocate to Fridays.

[10/31/11 - 11:13 AM]
Live+7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" Emerges as the #1 Show of the Week For the First Time Ever
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 10-16.

[10/31/11 - 11:01 AM]
E! Statement Regarding Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries
The network responds to the news that Kardashian is planning to file for divorce from Kris Humphries this morning.

[10/31/11 - 10:53 AM]
New Hit Drama "American Horror Story" from Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk Gets Second Season Order
"Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk have hit the trifecta with Nip/Tuck, Glee and now American Horror Story, which will be scaring FX's viewers to death for many years to come," said John Landgraf.

[10/31/11 - 10:12 AM]
"The Amazing Race" Dashes Off to Its Largest Audience of Season
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, October 30.

[10/31/11 - 10:08 AM]
Burt Reynolds to Guest Star on "Archer"
Reynolds will play himself in an episode titled "The Man From Jupiter," a reference to Reynolds' home of Jupiter, Florida.

[10/31/11 - 09:52 AM]
Military Channel Commemorates Veterans Day With Weekend of Programming Honoring Our Armed Forces
Highlights include the world premiere of "Fallen: But Not Forgotten," a moving documentary about the search for the missing in Vietnam.

[10/31/11 - 09:41 AM]
Vince Gill, Brad Paisley, and Keith Urban Pay Tribute to Glen Campbell on "The 45th Annual CMA Awards"
Hosted by Paisley and Carrie Underwood, the annual event airs live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Wednesday, November 9 on ABC.

[10/31/11 - 09:35 AM]
MTV Helps BFF's Move Out of the "FriendZone" With the New Series Premiere on Tuesday, November 1, at 7:00 P.M. ET/PT
Each episode follows the separate stories of two different daters as each attempts to convert a close friendship into a lasting romance.

[10/31/11 - 09:16 AM]
Gossip Guru Perez Hilton Returns for the Fifth Time to Host Oxygen's "Bad Girls Club" Two Part Reunion Special Featuring the Girls from the Big Easy
Additionally, fans will be treated to a sneak peak of season eight - "Bad Girls Club: Las Vegas" - which will premiere in the first quarter of 2012.

[10/31/11 - 09:11 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon a Time Holds" Impressively in Week 2/"Housewives" and "Pan Am" Score Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 30.

[10/31/11 - 09:04 AM]
FOX Beefs Up "Bob's Burgers" With Nine Additional Episodes
"We've got one of the most talented and hilarious voice casts in the business, so we look forward to seeing what they cook up for the next nine episodes," said Kevin Reilly.

[10/31/11 - 09:04 AM]
Jennifer Ashton and Tiffanie Davis Henry Join Ty Pennington, Tim Gunn and Harley Pasternak as Co-Hosts of "The Revolution," ABC Daytime's New Daily Show About Health and Lifestyle Transformations
Additionally, Michelle Singletary will contribute weekly financial segments.

[10/31/11 - 09:01 AM]
Interview: "Castle" Creator Andrew W. Marlowe
The show's mastermind chats about what's transpired and what's ahead on the ABC drama.

[10/31/11 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "SNF" Helps NBC Tower Over Competition
Plus: week two of ABC's "Once Upon a Time" replicates its impressive debut numbers.

[10/31/11 - 08:28 AM]
New 8-Part Series "Big Shrimpin'" Debuts Thursday, November 17, at 10 p.m. (ET) on History(R)
The series "follows a group of longtime employees of Dominick Ficarino, owner of the most successful business in Bayou La Batre, Dominick's Seafood."

[10/31/11 - 08:06 AM]
MTV Begins Production on the Third Installment of Original TV Movie Franchise "My Super Psycho Sweet 16 Part 3"
"Awkward's" Jillian Rose Reed will join returning cast members Lauren Mcknight and Kirsten Prout.

[10/31/11 - 07:54 AM]
Eagles 34-7 Blowout Win Over Cowboys Earns 14.7 Overnight Rating on "Sunday Night Football"
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 30.

[10/31/11 - 07:19 AM]
NBCUniversal Makes Major Investment in NBC Owned TV Stations
10 stations are hiring more than 130 new people, producing more local news, launching new consumer and investigative units in five markets and making other enhancements.

[10/31/11 - 06:54 AM]
Co-Hosts Trace Adkins and Kristin Chenoweth, Blake Shelton, Pistol Annies, Thompson Square, Eli Young Band and The Band Perry to Perform at "American Country Awards" Monday, December 5, on FOX
The two-hour event will also feature appearances by Lauren Alaina, Rachel Bilson, Miranda Lambert, Scotty McCreery and the men of "Pawn Stars."

[10/31/11 - 05:48 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Most Wanted" Return Falls Short of ABC
The Alphabet's weekly college football franchise trumps FOX's two-hour special.

[10/30/11 - 09:02 PM]
Netflix and Disney-ABC Television Group Announce Extension of Existing Licensing Agreement to Stream TV Shows
Episodes from new seasons of current Disney-ABC series will be made available to Netflix 30-days after the last episode of each season airs.

[10/29/11 - 08:52 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC's "Grimm" Surprises Against FOX's Game 7
The Peacock's newcomer is the number two show on the night among adults 18-49.

[10/29/11 - 08:50 AM]
ABC's "Home Edition" Tops NBC's Opener of "Chuck" and "20/20" Outdraws "Dateline"
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 28.

[10/28/11 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 28
Updates include: Lisa Ling sells "No. One Son" to ABC; Dan Fogelman lands pilot order at the Alphabet; and Ryan Johnson joins the cast of USA's "Fairly Legal."

[10/28/11 - 05:26 PM]
ABC Family Casts Chelsea Kane in "Baby Daddy" Pilot
Derek Theler and Cameron Deane also star in the half-hour comedy, from executive producer Dan Berendsen.

[10/28/11 - 05:16 PM]
Homey Do Play That... FOX to Air Specials Based on Groundbreaking Sketch Comedy Series "In Living Color"
Keenen Ivory Wayans will host and executive produce the two half-hour specials, due this spring.

[10/28/11 - 04:33 PM]
TLC Set to Premiere New Season of Fan Favorite "Quints by Surprise"
The third season, due Tuesday, November 8 at 10:00/9:00c, will span six half-hour episodes.

[10/28/11 - 03:48 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Allen Gregory" Co-Stars Nat Faxon & French Stewart
Part two of two from our visit with the cast of the FOX series.

[10/28/11 - 03:47 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Allen Gregory" Co-Star Will Forte
Part one of two from our visit with the cast of the FOX series.

[10/28/11 - 03:30 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Beavis and Butt-Head" Tops the Competition
MTV's revival bests the likes of "Project Runway," "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" and more last night.

[10/28/11 - 02:38 PM]
Halloween Is About to Get Even Scarier This Year, When MTV Airs a Special Marathon of "Teen Wolf" on October 31
From the first bite to the final fight, all 12 episodes will air back-to-back beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET/PT.

[10/28/11 - 02:02 PM]
"Boost Mobile Be Heard" Sweepstakes Offers Fans Chance to Attend a FOX Animation Domination Table Read in Los Angeles
Viewers and fans can enter the sweepstakes by texting "BOOST" to 77000 on Boost Mobile devices and by logging on to www.fox.com/boost.

[10/28/11 - 12:35 PM]
Animation Is Back in a Big Way on MTV, With the Stellar Return of the All-New "Beavis and Butt-Head," and Premiere of New Series "Good Vibes"
MTV spins the numbers for Thursday, October 27.

[10/28/11 - 12:31 PM]
"Would You Rather...? with Graham Norton" to Premiere on Saturday, December 3, 11:00pm ET/PT on BBC America
The panel show, part of the network's "Ministry of Laughs" comedy block, was previously set to bow on Saturday, November 5.

[10/28/11 - 11:57 AM]
Syfy Films Acquires First Project With "Wild Cards"
Melinda Snodgrass will pen the script with George R.R. Martin also serving as an executive producer.

[10/28/11 - 11:30 AM]
The CW and Hulu Sign Five-Year Licensing Agreement for Current Season Programming
Beginning later this year, visitors will be able to watch five episodes of current season programming eight days after airing on The CW.

[10/28/11 - 10:49 AM]
"CMA Close Up Presents Road to the CMA Awards" - 30-Minute Special Showcasing 2011 CMA Awards Nominees to Air on Local ABC Affiliates
"This special was an incredible success last year," said CMA Chief Executive Officer Steve Moore.

[10/28/11 - 10:48 AM]
Live Twitter Chat With "Once Upon a Time" Actress Lana Parrilla on Sunday, October 30
The actress will be up on Twitter at @LanaParrilla, during the West Coast broadcast of the show.

[10/28/11 - 09:53 AM]
VH1 Rakes in Big Primetime Ratings in October
VH1 spins the numbers for the month of October.







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[10/22/14 - 04:00 PM]
New Primetime Special "Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy" to Premiere Sunday, November 23 on Disney Channel
The high-stakes adventure features a special appearance by Rapunzel, voiced by Mandy Moore, who reprises her role from Disney's "Tangled."

[10/22/14 - 03:19 PM]
Bravo Media Renews "Below Deck" for Third Season as Finale Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with Over 1.4 Million Total Viewers
Plus: look for "The Crew Tells All" next Tuesday, October 28 and a reunion special the following Tuesday, November 4.

[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 1 Drives FOX to Prime Time Ratings Win
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 01:37 PM]
Lifetime Greenlights Limited Series "Lizzie Borden: The Fall River Chronicles"
Christina Ricci will reprise her haunting role as the notorious murder suspect she portrayed in the network's hit original movie "Lizzie Borden Took An Ax."

[10/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Sneak Play of "Becoming," from LeBron James' Springhill Production Company and ESPN Films, Added at 5:30 P.M. Sunday, October 26 on Disney XD
It will also be presented in the previously announced 8:00 p.m. timeslot on Disney XD and on Friday, November 7 (7:00 p.m., ET/4:00 p.m., PT) on ESPN.

[10/22/14 - 12:44 PM]
Animal Planet's "Finding Bigfoot" Returns with Search for World's Largest Sasquatch
On Sunday, November 9, the series returns with a special two-hour episode that takes Bigfoot Field Research Organization (BFRO) president Matt Moneymaker, researchers James "Bobo" Fay and Cliff Barackman and skeptical scientist Ranae Holland off to the wilds of Alaska.

[10/22/14 - 11:31 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for Eighth Season January 13 at 9PM
In a twist on the show's traditional format, three former champions, Rayce Bird (Season 2), Anthony Kosar (Season 4) and Laura Tyler (Season 5), will return in the premiere and select teams of five new artists who they will coach throughout the season.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/22/14 - 11:05 AM]
Comedy Icon Steve Coogan to Star in "Happyish" on Showtime(R)
He'll succeed the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the project, a comedic, soul-searching examination of our pursuit of happiness, a pursuit that might just be the very thing causing our unhappiness in the first place.

[10/22/14 - 11:04 AM]
Discovery Family Channel to Premiere the Third Season of Hasbro Studios' Popular Animated Series "Transformers Rescue Bots," November 1
The season three premiere of "Transformers Rescue Bots" returns with the episode "Land Before Prime," where Optimus Prime is forced to embrace his primal side when the Rescue Bots discover a mysterious island filled with dinosaurs.

[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Delivers Its Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 10:49 AM]
First-Ever LEGO(R) Batman Television Special, "LEGO DC Comics: Batman: Be-Leaguered," Premieres October 27 on Cartoon Network
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, this powerhouse partnership between the LEGO Group and DC Entertainment is a funny, lighthearted tale new to the DC Comics universe.

[10/22/14 - 10:42 AM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Adds Performances by Alan Jackson, and Brad Paisley with Rock Legend Steven Tyler
Artists previously announced include Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Sara Evans, Lucy Hale, Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Idina Menzel, Nettles, LeAnn Rimes, Michael W. Smith, and Carrie Underwood.

[10/22/14 - 10:41 AM]
Inspired by the Success of "Shark Tank" ABC Announces the Launch of "Beyond the Tank"
"Beyond the Tank" will feature a look back at past "Shark Tank" pitches and deals to examine the highs and lows that can come from an appearance in the tank.

[10/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Cold Justice" Spinoff
Rather than tackling homicides, however, the new series will focus on sex crimes.