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[11/08/11 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 8
Updates include: CBS to revive "The Rifleman"; Vanessa Williams inks talent deal with ABC; and Mark Johnson's Gran Via books two new projects.

[11/08/11 - 03:58 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "MNF" Dominates Once Again for ESPN
Plus: numbers for Disney XD's "Fort Boyard - Ultimate Challenge," HBO's "Enlightened" and A&E's "Monster In-Laws."

[11/08/11 - 03:53 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Walking Dead" Continues Unbeaten Streak
Plus: numbers for USA's "Certain Prey," Food Network's "Chef Hunter" and Animal Planet's "Call of the Wildman."

[11/08/11 - 03:25 PM]
Oxygen Media's "Bad Girls Club" Reunion Special Part One Hosted by Perez Hilton Is #1 Cable Entertainment Show at 9PM Among W18-34
Oxygen spins the numbers for Monday, November 7.

[11/08/11 - 02:25 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night in All Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 7.

[11/08/11 - 01:14 PM]
Nickelodeon Closes the Week as the Top Cable Net With Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of October 31-November 6.

[11/08/11 - 01:01 PM]
"Bones" Season Premiere, Tuesday Comedy Returns and First "The X Factor" Voting Round Boost FOX's Year-Over-Year Gains
FOX spins the numbers for the week of October 31-November 6.

[11/08/11 - 12:45 PM]
"The Sound of Mumbai: A Musical," The Story of Street Children Recruited to Perform With the Elite Bombay Chamber Orchestra, Debuts Nov. 23 on HBO2
The film is one of four documentaries about contemporary India debuting on HBO and HBO2 in November.

[11/08/11 - 12:32 PM]
NBC's "The Biggest Loser: Where Are They Now" Special Airing Wednesday, November 23, 9-11 P.M. ET
The Peacock details the show's upcoming two-hour special, in which viewers can catch up with some of their favorite contestants from past seasons of the series.

[11/08/11 - 12:20 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" Kicks Off With Ratings Bonanza
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, November 5 and Sunday, November 6.

[11/08/11 - 12:07 PM]
Jane Seymour, Beau Bridges and Peter Weller to Guest Star on TNT's Hit Series "Franklin & Bash"
Seymour will play Colleen Bash, "the freewheeling, indecisive Earth Mom of Mark Paul Gosselaar's Peter Bash."

[11/08/11 - 11:53 AM]
The Regis Farewell Celebration Season Builds to Philbin's Final Day, November 18, 2011
David Letterman, Donald Trump, Don Rickles, Kathie Lee Gifford and Jimmy Fallon are among those slated to stop by.

[11/08/11 - 11:46 AM]
TLC Takes Viewers Over the Limit and Behind Bars With New Series "D.U.I."
The network has ordered 12 episodes with the first of six premiering Thursday, December 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/08/11 - 11:45 AM]
Disney Channel Extends Record Streak as TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day To 21st Consecutive Weeks in Both Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of October 31-November 6 and the year to date.

[11/08/11 - 11:39 AM]
Aida Turturro & Joel Grey to Guest Star on "Nurse Jackie"
The two stars join the recently announced Rosie Perez and Bobby Cannavale as season four guest stars.

[11/08/11 - 11:25 AM]
ABC Family Casts Jennie Garth in "Village People" Pilot
She'll play play Alexa, "a single, high-powered career woman who adopts a baby from a teen mother -- whom she ends up caring for as well."

[11/08/11 - 11:12 AM]
Stars of Upcoming New Series "Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse" To Chat Live Thursday, Nov. 10, at tbs.com, TylerPerry.com and Facebook
The comedy is slated to premiere Friday, November 25, with back-to-back episodes at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/08/11 - 11:00 AM]
New Series Premiere of "The Heart She Holler" Posts Double-Digit Delivery Gains Across All Targeted Demos
Turner spins the numbers for the week of October 31-November 6.

[11/08/11 - 10:58 AM]
"NBC Sunday Night Football" Is the #1 Primetime Program of the Week in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 31-November 6.

[11/08/11 - 10:30 AM]
ABC Claims TV's No. 1 Scripted Show for the 3rd Time in 4 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 31-November 6.

[11/08/11 - 09:47 AM]
Nominations Announced for The "People's Choice Awards 2012" to Be Hosted by Kaley Cuoco, Jan. 11, 2012 on CBS
Voting begins today for all 43 categories and will end on December 6, except for "Favorite New TV Drama" and "Favorite New TV Comedy" which will remain open for voting until the night of show.

[11/08/11 - 09:29 AM]
CBS's Entire Monday Comedy Block Posts Week-to-Week Increases in Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, November 7.

[11/08/11 - 09:14 AM]
CBS Wins Week Seven by Nearly 5 Million Viewers - Largest Margin of Victory This Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 31-November 6.

[11/08/11 - 08:49 AM]
ABC's "Dancing" Marks a Best-Since-Premiere Performance
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 7.

[11/08/11 - 08:39 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Terra Nova" Surges Week-to-Week for FOX
The newcomer is up nearly 24% from last week's numbers among adults 18-49.

[11/08/11 - 08:36 AM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" Scores Highest Rated Season Premiere in Series History Across All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, November 6.

[11/08/11 - 08:20 AM]
Animal Planet Asks Viewers to Give Thanks This Holiday Season With "You Watch. We Give." R.O.A.R. Initiative
Based on the number of viewers who watch Animal Planet on Saturday, November 26, up to $50,000 will be donated to Villalobos Rescue Center.

[11/08/11 - 08:10 AM]
"Homeland" & "Dexter" Up Again for Showtime
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, November 6.

[11/08/11 - 03:01 AM]
VH1 and Dr. Drew Return for Patient Checkups on "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew Revisited"
The first of four "where are they now" specials kicks off Wednesday, November 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/07/11 - 10:42 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 7
Updates include: Bryan Fuller's "Hannibal" lands at NBC; Brian K. Vaughan to pen Showtime's "Under the Dome"; and "The Closer's" Corey Reynolds inks talent deal with NBC.

[11/07/11 - 04:14 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Jessie" Leads Viewers for Disney Channel
The network's latest entry is the most-watched original program on the night.

[11/07/11 - 03:11 PM]
Discovery's "Gold Rush" and "Flying Wild Alaska" Bring In Huge Numbers for Second Week
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, November 4.

[11/07/11 - 02:02 PM]
"Blue Bloods" Delivers Its Largest Audience and Best Adult 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Friday, November 4.

[11/07/11 - 01:40 PM]
Television and Film Star Rob Lowe to Host The "2011 CMT Artists of the Year"
Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley and Taylor Swift are among those honored at this year's event, airing Tuesday, December 13.

[11/07/11 - 12:26 PM]
Lil Wayne and Birdman to Hit the Stage at the First Ever MTV2 "Sucker Free Awards" Airing Sunday, December 4th at 11PM ET/PT on MTV2
Mixing the hits, DJ Irie will keep the Sucker Free Awards party going throughout the show as the house mix master.

[11/07/11 - 12:25 PM]
"Hell on Wheels" Becomes AMC's Second Highest Original Series Premiere Delivering 4.4 Million Viewers
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 6.

[11/07/11 - 12:09 PM]
Score! Thursday Night Marks the Return of the Great Cornholio and Features a Bonus Episode of "Beavis and Butt-Head"
The "Beavis and Butt-Head" installments will bookend "Good Vibes" on Thursday night beginning at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/07/11 - 12:07 PM]
GSN Starts and Ends the Week With a Bang - and Bucks - When "Million Dollar Mondays" and "Flashback Fridays" Launch This Week
Said lineup kicks off tonight with "Million Dollar Password," "Power of 10," "1 vs 100," "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" and "Deal or No Deal."

[11/07/11 - 11:00 AM]
Gladiators Return to Starz in 2012 - "Spartacus" Renewed for Season Three
As yet untitled, production on the third season of "Spartacus" is expected to begin in New Zealand in early 2012.

[11/07/11 - 10:58 AM]
Live+7 Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" Solidifies its #1 Rank, Increasing its Advantage over CBS' "Two and a Half Men"
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 17-23.

[11/07/11 - 10:34 AM]
HGTV Greenlights New Episodes of "Meg's Great Rooms"
"Our viewers took an immediate liking to Meg's design skills and dynamic personality," said Kathleen Finch.

[11/07/11 - 10:26 AM]
Rap and Pop Superstar Nicki Minaj Joins the Musical Lineup on "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show," Tuesday, Nov. 29 on CBS
She joins previously announced artists Kanye West and Maroon 5, while Cee Lo Green, previously scheduled, is unable to appear.

[11/07/11 - 10:24 AM]
DVR Playback Vaults CBS from Second to First in Week Five Standings
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of October 17-23.

[11/07/11 - 10:21 AM]
FX Adds 14th Episode of "Sons of Anarchy" to Close Out Current Season
"By adding the extra episode, it wraps up a magnificent season in extraordinary fashion," said Nick Grad. "This is a real bonus for fans of the series."

[11/07/11 - 10:15 AM]
Relive the Epic Adventure as Explorer Ed Stafford Becomes First to Take on World's Longest River in Discovery's "Walking the Amazon"
The two-hour special premieres this Saturday, November 19 at 8:00/7:00c on Discovery.

[11/07/11 - 09:31 AM]
Showtime(R) and "Homeland" Ask: Can You Beat a Polygraph?
Users simply need a webcam and a Facebook account to participate and use the app.

[11/07/11 - 09:24 AM]
Exclusive Axl Rose Interview on "That Metal Show" Airs November 11, 2011 at 11 PM ET/PT
Plus: a look at additional upcoming guests on the veteran talk show.

[11/07/11 - 09:17 AM]
TLC to Premiere One-Hour Special "Virgin Diaries" on Sunday, December 4 at 9PM ET/PT
The special "follows the lives of inexperienced individuals and couples as they go through the trials and tribulations of being a virgin in a sexually charged culture."

[11/07/11 - 09:14 AM]
"New Girl," "Glee" See Live+3 Gains Last Week
FOX further spins the numbers for Monday, October 31 through Wednesday, November 2.

[11/07/11 - 09:08 AM]
Ravens-Steelers Earns 14.2 Overnight Rating on "Sunday Night Football"
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 6.







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[10/23/14 - 06:20 PM]
ABC Gives Additional Episodes to Eight Series
Among the pickups: Wednesday comedies "The Middle," "The Goldbergs," "Modern Family" and "Black-ish," all of which will now produce 24 episodes this season.

[10/23/14 - 02:43 PM]
Video: "The Americans" - Flying Colors
FX releases its first tease of the new season, premiering in January.

[10/23/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 2 Powers FOX to Second-Straight Prime Time Victory
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 22.

[10/23/14 - 12:53 PM]
CBS News Announces 2014 Election Coverage
Look for a special one-hour broadcast at 10:00 PM, ET/PT on Tuesday, November 4.

[10/23/14 - 12:33 PM]
A New Cast of Characters Is Ready to Join the Party When "Party Down South 2" Premieres Thursday, November 20 at 9 P.M., ET/PT
Marking the beginning of a franchise for the hit series, the one-hour, 12-episode season follows this rowdy group of eight as they arrive in Biloxi, Miss. ready to shotgun the summer.

[10/23/14 - 12:20 PM]
Discovery Channel Serves Up Global Multiplatform Experience & Content as Fans Count Down to "Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda"
Discovery has launched SkyscraperLive.com, a global digital destination available in 60 countries and 14 languages, taking viewers to the edge of all of the heart-pounding excitement.

[10/23/14 - 12:11 PM]
Football Helps ESPN Win the Night 11 Times among all Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/23/14 - 11:00 AM]
Additional Talent Confirmed for "The Concert for Valor," To Be Presented Live on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Nov. 11
New additions to the live music lineup include The Black Keys and Jessie J.

[10/23/14 - 11:00 AM]
Courtney Love Joins "Empire" on FOX - Singer-Songwriter/Musician/Actress to Appear as Recurring Guest Star
She'll play a hard rock powerhouse, who is part of Empire Entertainment's stable of artists.

[10/23/14 - 10:42 AM]
WE tv's Scripted Supernatural Thriller, "South of Hell," Begins Production in Charleston, SC - Mena Suvari Cast in Lead Role
Zachary Booth, Bill Irwin, Drew Moerlein, Lamman Rucker and Paulina Singer will also star in the eight-episode series, which will premiere in 2015.

[10/23/14 - 10:41 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats ABC, CBS Late-Night Competition in 18-49, Total Viewers for Week of Oct. 13-17
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-17.

[10/23/14 - 10:24 AM]
LMN Presents New Original Documentary "Footsteps in the Snow" Premiering Wednesday, November 12 at 8PM ET
Weaving together the gripping tale dating back to 1957, the two-hour special recounts the chilling story of the coldest case in American history ever to be solved - the murder of Maria Ridulph.

[10/23/14 - 10:22 AM]
Get Real Stories About Life Beyond the Spotlight from Former Reality Show Phenoms When "True Hollywood Story: Life After Reality" Premieres This Thursday, October 23rd @ 8:00PM ET/PT on E!
Tila Tequila, Jay McCarroll, Megan Hauserman, Terry Fator and Tracy DiMarco Epstein are among those featured in the one-hour special.

[10/23/14 - 10:17 AM]
"House of Lies" Welcomes Mary McCormack and Alicia Witt
McCormack will play Denna Altshuler, a tough, highly successful white knight investor who Marty (Don Cheadle) recruits to help save Kaan & Associates.

[10/23/14 - 09:48 AM]
Video: Pop Group Sensation Fifth Harmony Performs a Remix of New Kids on the Block "The Right Stuff" on an All-New "Faking It" Airing Tuesday, October 28 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT on MTV
In the episode, Shane, Amy and Lauren attend an underground dance party where an all-girl band takes center stage.