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[10/01/12 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 1
Updates include: Jessica Parker Kennedy joins Starz's "Black Sails"; Maia Mitchell, David Lambert cast in ABC Family's "The Fosters"; and Shonda Rhimes books two new projects at ABC.

[10/01/12 - 10:13 PM]
The 10 Things You Need to Know About the New Season, Part 6: 5% of Shows That Are Announced Don't Even Air
Our popular feature continues as we crunch the numbers from the past 13 seasons.

[10/01/12 - 06:46 PM]
NBC's Emmy-Nominated Series "The Voice" Unveils the Artists Who Will Compete in the Battle Rounds Beginning Monday, October 8
The battle rounds will whittle down the 64 artists to the top 40.

[10/01/12 - 04:36 PM]
Video: Animation Domination Rock the Vote PSA
"Family Guy's" Brian Griffin and "American Dad's" Stan Smith encourage you to vote on November 6.

[10/01/12 - 03:42 PM]
E! Reups Joel McHale Through 2014
The actor/comedian will continue as host of "The Soup" through the end of 2014.

[10/01/12 - 03:37 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Smackdown" Tops Demos for Fourth Straight Week
Plus: numbers for Nickelodeon's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," Discovery's "Bering Sea Gold: After the Dredge" and more!

[10/01/12 - 03:17 PM]
ESPN's Ryder Cup Telecast Sets Cable Ratings, Viewership Records
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, September 28.

[10/01/12 - 02:46 PM]
Disney Channel is Friday's #1 Cable TV Network in Prime in Total Viewers for 2nd Straight Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, September 28.

[10/01/12 - 02:46 PM]
ABC News Announces Coverage of the 2012 Presidential and Vice Presidential Debates
Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos will anchor special coverage of the debates from ABC News' Election Headquarters in New York.

[10/01/12 - 01:01 PM]
Oxygen Delivers More Behind-the-Scenes Drama During Three-Part Reunion of "Bad Girls Club" Mexico Beginning on Monday, October 22 at 10 PM ET/PT
Plus: Oxygen announces that season 10 of the hit series will take place in Atlanta for a Q1 2013 premiere.

[10/01/12 - 12:58 PM]
NBA TV's "Real Training Camp" Returns October 4; NBA Europe Live 2012 presented by BBVA Tips Off October 5
In its 10th season, "NBA Real Training Camp" is an NBA TV original series providing an all-access pass to follow teams as they prepare for the start of the season.

[10/01/12 - 12:18 PM]
Green Day, Lil Wayne, Aerosmith Added to Tonight's "iHeartRadio Music Festival" Special on The CW
Previously announced performers include No Doubt, P!nk, Rihanna, Pitbull, Taylor Swift, Usher, Psy, Mary J. Blige and Prince.

[10/01/12 - 12:12 PM]
CMT's Series "Bayou Billionaires" and "Redneck Rehab" Move to Tuesday Nights
The series, which had been airing on Saturday nights, will make the change on Tuesday, October 9.

[10/01/12 - 12:11 PM]
Showtime(R) Delivers Largest Sunday Audience Ever with 3.04 Million for "Dexter(R)" and 2.07 Million for "Homeland"
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, September 30.

[10/01/12 - 11:41 AM]
John Fugelsang to Host Current TV Week in Review Series Beginning Friday, October 5 at 6:00 & 9:00 PM ET
"John Fugelsang: So That Happened" will serve as a precursor to his nightly series, which will premiere later this year.

[10/01/12 - 11:00 AM]
Co-Host Brad Paisley, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and The Zac Brown Band to Perform on "The 46th Annual CMa Awards," Thursday, November 1 on ABC
Previously announced performers include Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Kelly Clarkson and Little Big Town.

[10/01/12 - 10:57 AM]
Video: Comedy Central Releases New Indecision 2012 Attack Ads Targeting Brian Williams and The Internet
Can Americans trust someone so handsome and charming or a technology best-known for delivering porn?

[10/01/12 - 10:29 AM]
Toby Jones and Sienna Miller Star in "The Girl," an HBO Films Presentation in Association with BBC, Debuting Oct. 20
The film tells the story of Alfred Hitchcock's obsessive relationship with his leading lady Tippi Hedren during the making of "The Birds" and "Marnie."

[10/01/12 - 10:21 AM]
"The Simpsons" Challenges Fans to Submit Original Couch Gag Ideas at TheSimpsons.com/CouchGag
One lucky contest winner will have his or her submission brought to life in the season finale episode airing in May of 2013.

[10/01/12 - 10:04 AM]
The Most-Talked About Movie of the Year, "Liz & Dick," Starring Lindsay Lohan and Grant Bowler, to Make Its World Premiere Sunday, November 25
The film is from executive producer Larry A. Thompson and was directed by Lloyd Kramer with a script by Christopher Monger.

[10/01/12 - 10:00 AM]
Live Twitter Chat with "Private Practice" Star Amy Brenneman, Tuesday, October 2
The actress will be up on Twitter at @TheAmyBrenneman during the West Coast broadcast of the series.

[10/01/12 - 09:35 AM]
Investigation Discovery Raises Awareness of Domestic Abuse with Two Award-Winning Documentaries
Mariska Hargitay will introduce "Telling Amy's Story," which airs Monday, October 8 at 7:00/6:00c.

[10/01/12 - 09:12 AM]
Seth MacFarlane to Host 85th Oscars(R), Airing Live on ABC, Sunday, February 24, 2013
"I hope they don't find out I hosted the Charlie Sheen roast," said MacFarlane.

[10/01/12 - 09:10 AM]
The Hub TV Network Picks Up New Original Animated Series "Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch" for Summer 2013
Ashley Tisdale will lend her voice to the lead character of Sabrina.

[10/01/12 - 09:06 AM]
T-Boz Joins a New TLC - Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins to Star in Docu-Series About Her Return to Music
"Tionne dominated the charts for years, turning the group TLC into household name, and her personal journey is as fascinating as her professional one," said Amy Winter.

[10/01/12 - 09:05 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Strikes Exclusive Multi-Year Partnership with Tyler Perry
Highlights include two new scripted series for the network to premiere in mid 2013.

[10/01/12 - 09:05 AM]
ABC's Sunday Opens Strong as Only Net Up Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 30.

[10/01/12 - 08:59 AM]
Katy Perry to Give Special Performance During the Taping of Comedy Central's(R) "Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs"
Plus: Matthew Broderick, Anderson Cooper, Jimmy Kimmel, Julianne Moore and Meredith Vieira join the celebrity phone bank.

[10/01/12 - 08:55 AM]
A Third of U.S. Adults Say They Know Someone Who Is Addicted to Shopping Oxygen Media Poll Finds
Said study is timed with the network's premiere of "My Shopping Addiction" on Monday, October 15 at 11:00/10:00c.

[10/01/12 - 08:34 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Holds Off Fall Premieres
Plus: FOX's season openers get a boost from a full hour of NFL overrun.

[10/01/12 - 08:23 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" Marks Its Best Week-Four Telecast Ever and the NFL's Best Week-Four Primetime Game in 16 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 30.

[10/01/12 - 08:21 AM]
Destination America Greenlights Two New Home and Lifestyle Series: "Buying Alaska" and "Epic"
The former premieres Sunday, October 21 while the latter is due on Sunday, December 16.

[10/01/12 - 08:08 AM]
"SNL" Returns October 6 with Host Daniel Craig and Musical Guest Muse
Then look for Christina Applegate and Passion Pit on October 13 and Bruno Mars in double duty on October 20.

[10/01/12 - 07:28 AM]
Showtime(R) Unveils First Official Podcast and New Social Game for Its Hit Series "Dexter(R)"
Scott Reynolds, one of the series producers, will serve as the host, as he interviews members of the cast and crew.

[10/01/12 - 07:18 AM]
Arnold Schwarzenegger Tells "60 Minutes" He Married Two Same-Sex Couples While He Was California Governor
CBS recaps last night's installment of its veteran newsmagazine.

[10/01/12 - 07:10 AM]
"The Walking Dead" New Webisodes Launch on AMCTV.com Monday, October 1
"Cold Storage" tells the story of a young man trying to reach his sister in the early days of the zombie apocalypse.

[10/01/12 - 06:41 AM]
"Greetings from Home" Now Live on AOL, New series from Vuguru and BermanBraun
The web series is a humorous take on the chaos that ensues when a military dad has to raise two unruly teens while mom is deployed overseas.

[10/01/12 - 06:41 AM]
Syfy and NYC & Company Will Launch Second Annual 31 Days of HalloweeNYC in October
HalloweeNYC is a multi-media, on-the-ground partnership with NYC & Company, the city's official marketing, tourism and partnership organization.

[10/01/12 - 06:31 AM]
HGTV Announces Second Season Renewal of "Flea Market Flip"
The second season of the Lara Spencer-hosted series includes eight half-hour episodes and is expected to premiere in early 2013.

[10/01/12 - 06:10 AM]
Rebroadcast of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Captures Its Best Saturday 18-49 Rating Since July 21
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, September 29.

[09/30/12 - 10:01 PM]
Interview: "Dexter" Executive Producer Scott Buck
Check out our chat about tonight's season premiere of Showtime's flagship drama.

[09/30/12 - 12:50 PM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Coverage Keeps ABC in Front
FOX falls just short of the top spot with its own college football coverage.

[09/29/12 - 08:57 AM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Beats CBS' Premiere of "CSI: NY" to Lead its Slot for the 3rd Straight Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, September 28.

[09/29/12 - 08:48 AM]
"Grimm" Captures the #1 18-49 Rating of the Night; Matches Its Highest Friday Telecast Since January 20
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 28.

[09/29/12 - 08:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
The Eye however sees "CSI: NY" and "Blue Bloods" post their lowest-rated premieres to date.

[09/28/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 28
Updates include: Miley Cyrus in talks for "Bonnie & Clyde" mini-series; CBS orders "Nerds in Love" comedy pilot; and Jason Katims to bring "About a Boy" to NBC.

[09/28/12 - 04:54 PM]
The 10 Things You Need to Know About the New Season, Part 5: 10 O'Clock Is Just as Successful as Any Other Time Period
Our popular feature continues as we crunch the numbers from the past 13 seasons.

[09/28/12 - 03:24 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Ravens/Browns Keep NFL Network's "Thursday Night Football" on Top
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Prank My Mom," GSN's "The American Bible Challenge" and FX's "Louie."

[09/28/12 - 02:53 PM]
Boomerang Brews October of Spine-Tingling Halloween Programming Highlighted by "The Munsters," "The Addams Family" & "Scooby-Doo"
Boomerang will feature spooktacular blocks of "The Funky Phantom," "Goober and the Ghost Chasers," "What's New, Scooby-Doo?," "The Munsters" and "The Addams Family."

[09/28/12 - 02:42 PM]
Celebrate Halloween All Month Long with Brand New Creepy Cartoon Network Originals and Spooky Specials
Highlights include the "Regular Show Presents Terror Tales of the Park II" special on Monday, October 15.







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[10/17/19 - 11:07 AM]
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The world's most talked-about couple - the Duke and Duchess of Sussex - speak exclusively with ITV News at Ten anchor Tom Bradby and candidly address the pressures and challenges they face as a young family living in the glare of the world's media.

[10/17/19 - 10:41 AM]
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[10/17/19 - 10:27 AM]
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[10/17/19 - 10:09 AM]
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[10/17/19 - 10:00 AM]
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[10/17/19 - 09:33 AM]
CBS Announces Contract Extension with Stephen Colbert
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[10/17/19 - 09:31 AM]
HBO Max Acquires US Streaming Rights to Studio Ghibli Films
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[10/17/19 - 09:06 AM]
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[10/17/19 - 08:31 AM]
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[10/17/19 - 08:17 AM]
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[10/17/19 - 08:13 AM]
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[10/17/19 - 07:01 AM]
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[10/16/19 - 03:40 PM]
HBO Max Bolsters Premium Original Drama Team
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[10/16/19 - 03:40 PM]
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