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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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[05/04/16 - 04:31 PM]
ABC Announces the Teams Competing on the "Battlebots: The Gears Awaken" Preview Special, Airing Tuesday, May 10
The epic robot-fighting tournament "BattleBots" is back for season two this summer on Thursday, June 23.

[05/04/16 - 04:00 PM]
GSN Celebrates Mother's Day with Special Mom-Themed Marathon of "Family Feud," Sunday, May 8
Each of the 10 specially selected half-hour shows features questions designed to remind viewers about the woman they love the most - their mom - on her special day.

[05/04/16 - 02:15 PM]
Seth MacFarlane to Create, Executive-Produce and Star in New Hour-Long, Live-Action Comedic Drama Series for FOX
Set 300 years in the future, the series follows the adventures of the Orville, a not-so-top-of-the-line exploratory ship in Earth's interstellar Fleet.

[05/04/16 - 02:11 PM]
Geniuses Face Off in an Intense Test of Knowledge and Stamina on the Season Premiere of ABC's "500 Questions"
The five-night event series concludes with a two-hour season finale on Wednesday, June 1.

[05/04/16 - 01:03 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns in May with Three Back-to-Back Shows
Brie Larson (May 7), Drake (May 14) and Fred Armisen (May 21) will close out the show's season.

[05/04/16 - 01:01 PM]
Megyn Kelly to Sit Down with Laverne Cox during "MEGYN KELLY presents," Airing Tuesday, May 17, on FOX
As previously announced, the special also will feature Kelly's first extensive sit-down interview with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

[05/04/16 - 12:02 PM]
"Check It Out! With Dr. Steve Brule" Season 4 Premieres Friday, June 17th at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on Adult Swim
The new season will be followed by "Decker: Unclassified," starring Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington.

[05/04/16 - 12:00 PM]
Start Your Summer with an Animated Adventure During Freeform's "Funday" Weekend Programming Event on May 14 and 15
Experience college through Mike Wazowski's eye, whip up recipes with Remy, and cheer on Wreck-It Ralph and Aladdin as they attempt to prove themselves as heroes.

[05/04/16 - 11:57 AM]
GSN to Launch First Spinoff Series from "Skin Wars" Franchise; "Skin Wars: Fresh Paint" Debuts Wednesday, June 15 at 10PM ET/PT
The series features three of "Skin Wars" top former contestants who mentor six new, highly accomplished artists each week.

[05/04/16 - 10:49 AM]
National Geographic Launches a Covert Investigation Into the Disappearance of Adventurer Cody Dial in Riveting True-Crime Series, "Missing Dial"
The six-part series launches Sunday, May 22 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[05/04/16 - 10:25 AM]
Valerie Bertinelli Entertains Friends & Family on the Return of "Valerie's Home Cooking"
Valerie is back in the kitchen sharing her tips for easy-to-make, delicious dishes and homemade recipes, adding her own signature touches and flavor along the way.

[05/04/16 - 10:08 AM]
TNT Teams Up with E4 on "Foreign Bodies"
The series is the story of a motley gang of travellers embarking on a three-month trip around Asia.

[05/04/16 - 10:01 AM]
2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Champion Abby Wambach Joins ESPN
Wambach will cover international sporting events for the network later this summer at the UEFA European Football Championship 2016 in France and 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

[05/04/16 - 09:39 AM]
E! Announces Four New Unscripted Series as the Pop Culture Powerhouse Continues to Expand on Successful Primetime Slate
Highlights include a spin-off of hit franchise "WAGS" (Wives and Girlfriends of Sports Stars) set against the sunny, sexy backdrop of South Florida.

[05/04/16 - 09:34 AM]
Netflix Celebrates "Marseille"
In advance of the series launch on May 5, Netflix surprised the residents of Marseille today in true Hollywood fashion when a french twist of the original "Hollywood" sign was erected to overlook the city.