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[11/02/11 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 2
Updates include: "Family Feud" cleared through the 2014-15 season; Michael Rispoli, Robert Costanzo join ABC's "The Manzanis"; and FOX's "Alcatraz" set for one to two weeks of reshoots.

[11/02/11 - 05:35 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Covert Affairs" Hits Series Low With Fall Opener
FX's "Sons of Anarchy" and Comedy Central's "Tosh.0" overshadow the show's return.

[11/02/11 - 01:51 PM]
Universal Television Names Andrew Weil Vice President, Comedy Development
Most recently, Weil had served as Head of Scripted Television at BermanBraun.

[11/02/11 - 01:36 PM]
The CW Network Announces 2012 Midseason Debuts
The final season of "One Tree Hill" premieres Wednesday, January 11 while newcomer "Remodeled" rolls out the following week on January 18.

[11/02/11 - 11:01 AM]
MTV's "Jersey Shore" Season Five Kicks Off the New Year With a Bang, When It Premieres on Thursday, January 5, 2012
A true pop culture phenomenon, "Jersey Shore" is MTV's #1 series of all time.

[11/02/11 - 10:54 AM]
ABC.com's Music Lounge Offers an Exclusive Free Download of Music Composer iZLER's Television Score Featured on ABC's "Revenge"
The music will be available to download online for free beginning November 2 at 10:00 p.m., ET until November 3 at 10:00 p.m., ET.

[11/02/11 - 10:53 AM]
Ty Pennington and Jewel Host "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Veterans Day Special" Benefiting Veterans and Their Families Friday, November 11
The program will also include appearances by Whoopi Goldberg, George Lopez, J.R. Martinez, Rachael Ray, Sherri Shepherd and Robin Williams.

[11/02/11 - 10:52 AM]
Fan Favorite Ben Flajnik Gets a Second Chance at Love Starring on ABC's Hit Romance Reality Series, "The Bachelor," When It Premieres on January 2, 2012
Flajnik was rejected by Ashley Hebert in the emotional finale of last season's "The Bachelorette."

[11/02/11 - 10:51 AM]
ABC News and WMUR to Host GOP Presidential Debate in New Hampshire, Saturday, January 7, 2012
Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos will moderate the two-hour broadcast, beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/02/11 - 10:31 AM]
Fill Up on SOAPnet's Thanksgiving Marathons With "Walker Family Thanksgiving Day Marathon" Thursday, November 24th 5PM-1AM
Plus: look for a Lucky Spencer-themed "General Hospital" marathon on Friday, November 25 from 7PM-12AM.

[11/02/11 - 10:15 AM]
HGTV's Holiday Programming Showcases Seasonal Decor of Celebrities, Posh Parties and Glittering Makeovers
On tap are holiday-themed installments of "Secrets from a Stylist," "Design on a Dime," "The High Low Project," "Color Splash," "Dina's Party" and "Donna Decorates Dallas."

[11/02/11 - 10:09 AM]
Entertainment One Signs Two-Year First Look and Distribution Deal With Levity Entertainment Group
Jim Breuer, Pablo Francisco, Hal Sparks and Maz Jobrani are among Levity Entertainment Group's catalog.

[11/02/11 - 10:08 AM]
"The X Factor" Marks Its Spot! FOX Picks Up Hit Series for Second Season
"I am absolutely thrilled with the news," said Simon Cowell. "I have loved making the show and I want to thank FOX, our sponsors and most importantly, the fans for supporting 'The X Factor.'"

[11/02/11 - 09:47 AM]
Washington Is Destroyed and Arctic Snow Beasts Go Wild in the November Syfy Saturday Original Movies
Yancy Butler and David Chokachi star in "Rage of the Yeti," due November 12; while Stacy Keach and Jason London topline "Storm War," premiering November 26.

[11/02/11 - 09:11 AM]
ABC's "Body of Proof" Draws its Biggest Audience this Season
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 1.

[11/02/11 - 09:11 AM]
"NCIS," "NCIS: Los Angeles" and "Unforgettable" All Sweep Their Time Periods in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 1.

[11/02/11 - 09:06 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Launches "Corporate Retreat," Twice Monthly Shows at UCBeast, the Brand New UCB Comedy Venue in New York City
The inaugural show on Monday, November 7 includes performances from Wyatt Cenac, Kurt Metzger, John Mulaney, Tom Papa, John Roberts, Amy Schumer and Dan Soder.

[11/02/11 - 08:37 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "New Girl" Returns With Series Low
FOX's comedy dips nearly 19% from its previous installment among adults 18-49.

[11/02/11 - 07:28 AM]
CTV Orders New One-Hour Original Drama Series "Saving Hope"
Erica Durance and Michael Shanks star in the project, which is based on stories from Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto.

[11/01/11 - 10:55 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 1
Updates include: FOX cancels "In the Flow With Affion Crockett"; Niecy Nash joins Cedric the Entertainer's TV Land pilot; and Summer Glau, Daryl Mitchell bound for TNT's "Scent of the Missing."

[11/01/11 - 04:11 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: Another Week, Another "MNF" Win
Chargers/Chiefs overtime showdown easily tops the competition last night.

[11/01/11 - 04:06 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: No Stopping AMC's "Walking Dead"
Plus: Food Network's "The Next Iron Chef" returns as cable's number two program on the night.

[11/01/11 - 02:39 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night in Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 31.

[11/01/11 - 02:37 PM]
October Ratings - FX's Most-Watched Month In It's History
FX spins the numbers for the month of October.

[11/01/11 - 02:27 PM]
ABC to Once Again Encore "Once Upon a Time" Prior to Next Original This Sunday
The Alphabet will bump "America's Funniest Home Videos" for a repeat of the show's second episode.

[11/01/11 - 02:19 PM]
ABC Family's "13 Nights of Halloween 2011" Scares Up Record Crowd
ABC Family spins the numbers for the month of October.

[11/01/11 - 02:01 PM]
Powered by 31 Days of Halloween, Syfy Soars 14% Among Adults 18-34 and 21% in Women 18-34 During October Prime
Syfy spins the numbers for the month of October.

[11/01/11 - 01:49 PM]
"Luck" Makes Its Official Series Debut Sunday, January 29 on HBO
As previously reported, the show's pilot will sneak preview on December 11 following the season finale of "Boardwalk Empire."

[11/01/11 - 12:50 PM]
ABC to Premiere New Game Show, "You Deserve It," Monday, November 21
The premiere will be bookended by new episodes of "Dancing With the Stars" and "Castle" that night.

[11/01/11 - 12:07 PM]
"Austin & Ally," A Comedy About An Unlikely Friendship, Premieres Sunday, December 4 on Disney Channel
Also on tap that night: Justin Bieber performs "Mistletoe" from his upcoming holiday album in an all-new episode of "So Random!"

[11/01/11 - 12:03 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's Fall Season Up Double Digits in Prime Time for Month of October Versus Year Ago
OWN spins the numbers for the month of October.

[11/01/11 - 12:02 PM]
Crime-Fighting Pioneer John Walsh and "America's Most Wanted" to Return With All-New Episodes and Cases for 25th Season on December 2 on Lifetime
20 one-hour-long episodes are set to roll out on the cable channel, Friday nights at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/01/11 - 11:47 AM]
MTV2 Celebrates Hip-Hop History Month Throughout November with Special Sucker Free Programming and First Inaugural Sucker Free Awards
Hosted by MTV's Sway Calloway, the special premieres Sunday, December 4 at 11:00/10:00c.

[11/01/11 - 11:42 AM]
Disney Channel is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day for the 18th Straight Month in Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month of October.

[11/01/11 - 11:41 AM]
Disney XD Delivers its Biggest October on Record in Total Day and Prime
Disney XD spins the numbers for the month of October.

[11/01/11 - 11:32 AM]
Cast and Crew of "Southland" Hit the Streets of L.A. As TNT Begins Production on Fourth Season of Acclaimed Drama Series
The cable channel details the new season, featuring guest stars Lucy Liu and Dorian Missick.

[11/01/11 - 11:23 AM]
Bravo Dishes Out a New Culinary Docu-Drama "Chef Roble & Co." on Sunday, December 4 at 10PM ET/PT
Vanessa Williams, Rachel Dratch and Kandi Burruss from "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" are among the celebrity clients.

[11/01/11 - 11:12 AM]
Latin Superstar Aaron Diaz to Guest Star on ABC's "Pan Am"
He'll guest star as Miguel, "a dashing, charming and wealthy entrepreneur," on the November 13 episode.

[11/01/11 - 11:11 AM]
Marc Anthony, Chris Brown and LMFAO to Perform at The "2011 American Music Awards(R)," November 20 on ABC
They join previously announced acts including Christina Aguilera, Justin Bieber, Mary J. Blige, Kelly Clarkson, Katy Perry, Pitbull and Maroon 5.

[11/01/11 - 11:03 AM]
Across October 2011, Cartoon Network's Monday and Tuesday nights Ranked #1 on All Television Among Boys 6-11 and 9-14
Turner spins the numbers for the week of October 24-30 and the month to date.

[11/01/11 - 11:00 AM]
CBS's Reality Series Hit Season Highs During World Series Week
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of October 24-30.

[11/01/11 - 10:48 AM]
ABC Produces its Biggest Numbers Since Season-Premiere Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 24-30.

[11/01/11 - 10:42 AM]
FOX Wins Three Weeks Straight and Remains Only Network to Gain in Both Ratings and Viewers
FOX spins the numbers for the week of October 24-30.

[11/01/11 - 10:39 AM]
The Style Network Posts Highest-Rated October in Network History
The Style Network spins the numbers for the month of October.

[11/01/11 - 10:33 AM]
The Debut of "Grimm" Locks Up the Highest 18-49 Rating for Any Friday Non-Sports Telecast in 10 Months
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 24-30.

[11/01/11 - 10:17 AM]
TV Guide Network's Holiday Specials with Alison Sweeney & Ali Landry and Wilson Phillips Premiere Sunday, November 27
The backdoor pilot specials will air back-to-back beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/01/11 - 10:03 AM]
Jerry Seinfeld to Be First Guest Co-Host on "Live! With Kelly"
"Seinfeld, a long-time friend of the show, will join Ripa for three shows, airing November 21-23."

[11/01/11 - 09:49 AM]
CBS Wins Monday in Key Demographics for the Seventh Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 31.

[11/01/11 - 09:37 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Annual "Black Widows Week" Sinks Its Fangs Into Season Two of "Facing Evil With Candice DeLong"
The show's sophomore run kicks off with back-to-back episodes on Friday, November 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/01/11 - 09:31 AM]
"Homeland" Draws Its Biggest Audience Yet
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, October 30.







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[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
Iggy Azalea to Perform at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
She joins a star-studded lineup of previously announced must-see performers including 5 Seconds of Summer, Charli XCX, Mary J. Blige, Fergie, Lorde, One Direction, Sam Smith and the evening's host, Pitbull.

[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
PBS to Air Second Season of Shine International's Boisterous Sitcom "Vicious" Stateside, Summer 2015
Following a re-commission by UK broadcaster ITV, the series will return with Freddie (Sir Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Sir Derek Jacobi) delivering more biting remarks, snide comments and cruel asides.

[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC Beats CBS' Thursday Night Premieres to Win the Opening Night Of the November Sweep for the 2nd Straight Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
Global Mystery Solved: Investigation Discovery Did It!
Since Investigation Discovery debuted in February 2008, it has been one of the fastest-growing networks in U.S. cable television and has seen a parallel growth track internationally.

[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R) Nominated Film "Do the Right Thing" with Special Introduction by Critically Acclaimed Lead Actress Rosie Perez
On Saturday, November 1, USA Network will air the Spike Lee film, that sparked a national dialogue more than two decades ago about racial tension in America and which still remains relevant today.

[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
Death-Defying Stunts and Famous Cars Take Center Stage in Two New Original Reality Series
"Extreme Escapes" (Saturday, November 29) and "Screen Machines" (Tuesday, December 2) are both on tap at ReelzChannel in the coming weeks.

[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.

[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
52 Million Viewers Tune-In to World Series Game 7
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 29.

[10/30/14 - 12:53 PM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Shakes Things Up This November with an Exciting Lineup of Theme Weeks
"Millionaire: Whiz Kids," "Celebrity Week," "Millionaire: Daytime Talk Show Week" and "Millionaire: Guinness World Records(R) Edition" are all on tap.

[10/30/14 - 11:35 AM]
GSN's "Idiotest" Settles the Ongoing Election Night Debate as Democrats and Republicans Battle It Out to Determine Who Is Smarter
The themed episode airs Tuesday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats Letterman, Kimmel in All Key Ratings Categories for Week of Oct. 20-24
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 20-24.

[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Celebrates 100 Episodes by Revealing Hidden Nods to the Original Series Placed Within the Show Over the Past Five Years
Said anniversary installment airs next Friday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
Additionally, McHale's production company, Free Period Productions, will continue its production development deal, in which he will give the network first look rights to ideas for non-scripted series.