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[10/02/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 2
Updates include: Mike Vogel, Nestor Carbonell to visit A&E's "Bates Motel"; Jeffrey Nachmanoff lands "Hostages" pilot at CBS; and Drea de Matteo to star in Lifetime's "Stalkers."

[10/02/12 - 10:08 PM]
The 10 Things You Need to Know About the New Season, Part 7: 4% of Broadcast Series Have Changed Networks
Our popular feature continues as we crunch the numbers from the past 13 seasons.

[10/02/12 - 04:19 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Monday Night Football" Hits Another Season High for ESPN
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Lovetown, USA," BET's "Cypher Replay" and Bravo's "Gallery Girls."

[10/02/12 - 03:04 PM]
ABC's "Last Resort" Leapfrogs Over Fox's "X Factor" Thursday to Lead in Early DVR Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 27.

[10/02/12 - 02:30 PM]
Live Twitter Chat with "Grey's Anatomy's" Jessica Capshaw, Thursday, October 4
The actress will be up on Twitter at @jessicacapshaw during the West Coast broadcast of the show.

[10/02/12 - 02:29 PM]
ESPN and "Monday Night Football" Win the Night with Season-Best 12.3 Rating and 16.6 Million Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 1.

[10/02/12 - 01:35 PM]
It's Trick and Treat When FOX Airs Two Nights of All-New Halloween-Themed Comedies Sunday, October 7, and Tuesday, October 30
Highlights include "Treehouse of Horror XXIII" on "The Simpsons" this Sunday at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/02/12 - 01:30 PM]
FOX Propelled to Premiere Week Win Among Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 24-30.

[10/02/12 - 01:14 PM]
NBC Picks Up Full Seasons of Three Acclaimed Freshman Series -- "Revolution," "Go On" and "The New Normal"
"We're impressed with the imagination and creative direction of the entire team on 'Revolution,' not to mention the immediately strong response we got from the audience," said Jennifer Salke.

[10/02/12 - 01:10 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Posts Double-Digit Ratings Gains for Third Quarter 2012 Across All Key Demos in Primetime and Total Day
OWN spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[10/02/12 - 01:04 PM]
Disney Channel Orders Third Season of Popular Comedy for Kids and Tweens, "A.N.T. Farm"
Production resumes in Los Angeles this December with season three scheduled to premiere in June 2013.

[10/02/12 - 12:49 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: Bravo Tops Charts with "Real Housewives of New Jersey Reunion"
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "Tattoo Rescue," Animal Planet's "Disneynature Oceans" and Food Network's "Cupcake Wars: Cake Wars."

[10/02/12 - 12:48 PM]
TNT Scores Several Remarkable Competitive Victories in Q3 2012, Securing Its Position as Home to Cable's Top Original Dramas
Turner spins the numbers for quarter to date.

[10/02/12 - 12:44 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: ESPN's College Football Holds Off Nickelodeon's Originals
Plus: numbers for Comedy Central's "Demetri Martin. Standup Comedian.," Syfy's "Lake Placid: The Final Chapter" and more!

[10/02/12 - 12:32 PM]
"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Make a Triumphant Return to TV - Nickelodeon Announces Season 2 Pick Up
Nickelodeon has ordered 26 additional episodes of the series, which will begin airing next year.

[10/02/12 - 12:32 PM]
Animal Planet Pacing for Most-Watched Year Ever
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[10/02/12 - 12:30 PM]
truTV Ready to Turn Up the Heat this Winter After Scoring Best Third Quarter Ever in Key Demos
Among the newcomers: "Killer Karaoke," now premiering premiering Friday, November 23.

[10/02/12 - 12:22 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" Reunion Part One Earns Nearly 6 Million Total Viewers for the Night
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, September 30.

[10/02/12 - 12:12 PM]
Three Prime Time Games between Ranked Teams Highlights Television Schedule
The networks of ESPN detail their lineups for the upcoming weekend.

[10/02/12 - 12:08 PM]
Nickelodeon All-Stars Team Up in a Heroic High Stakes Caper in a New Original TV Movie, "Swindle"
Jennette McCurdy, Noah Crawford, Noah Munck, Ariana Grande, Chris O'Neal and Ciara Bravo star in the project.

[10/02/12 - 12:06 PM]
Lifetime Scores Third Straight Quarter Registering Year-on-Year Growth
Lifetime spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[10/02/12 - 12:02 PM]
Disney XD Delivers #1 Quarter of All Time in Prime and Total Day in Total Viewers and Across Target Kids 6-14, Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney XD spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[10/02/12 - 12:00 PM]
Disney Channel Rises to Momentous Total Day Win - Cable TV's #1 Network in Total Viewers for 1st Quarter in Network's History
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[10/02/12 - 11:01 AM]
The "2013 MTV Movie Awards" to Broadcast Live on Sunday, April 14, 2013
The annual event is billed as "one of the most outrageous and distinctive televised award shows."

[10/02/12 - 10:52 AM]
Video: "mtvU's Hire Learning" Compares Obama and Romney's (Entry-Level) Resumes
The special episode premieres on-air tomorrow to 750 college campuses, reaching upwards of 9 million students.

[10/02/12 - 10:46 AM]
TLC Starts Production on "Starter Wives" (wt)
The series will "share the lives of seven women who supported their former husbands/boyfriends before the fame and wealth made them the men they are today."

[10/02/12 - 10:42 AM]
Oxygen Media Continues to Reign as Top 20 Ad-Supported Cable Entertainment Network Among Women 18-34 in Q3
Oxygen spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[10/02/12 - 10:42 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Builds Week to Week in All Key Demos, Hitting its Highest Numbers Among Key Women Since February
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 17-21.

[10/02/12 - 10:41 AM]
For the 2nd Week in a Row, "Katie" Finishes No. 1 Among All Freshman and Sophomore Syndicated New Talk Shows
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 17-21.

[10/02/12 - 10:40 AM]
ABC News Recognized with Seven News & Documentary Emmy Awards
"Nightline" was recognized in five categories, including Best Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast.

[10/02/12 - 10:32 AM]
"Kony 2012" Filmmaker Jason Russell Speaks Out for the First Time Since His Public Breakdown on "Oprah's Next Chapter" Sunday, Oct. 7
Russell, along with his wife Danica, will discuss with Winfrey what happened on that day and the impact those events have had.

[10/02/12 - 10:30 AM]
The Hub TV Network Earns Best Quarterly Audience Deliveries in History of Network
The Hub spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[10/02/12 - 10:22 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" on NBC Off to Best Start in Its 7-Year History
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 30 plus the season to date.

[10/02/12 - 10:20 AM]
ABC Airs Premiere Week's No. 1 Comedy, No. 1 Drama and No. 1 New Comedy
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 24-30.

[10/02/12 - 10:16 AM]
CBS Wins Premiere Week in Viewers for the Fourth Consecutive Year
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 24-30.

[10/02/12 - 10:07 AM]
Eamonn Walker to Host Advance Screening of "Chicago Fire" After the Chicago Fire Match at Toyota Park Oct. 3
The actor will also participate in the pre-game ceremonies at the Chicago Fire vs. Philadelphia Union 15th Anniversary match.

[10/02/12 - 10:06 AM]
AMC Fearfest Kicks Off Saturday, October 13
Said event is timed with the return of "The Walking Dead," "Talking Dead" and "Comic Book Men" on Sunday, October 14.

[10/02/12 - 10:05 AM]
Gina Balian Appointed the Newly Created Position of Senior Vice President, Limited Series, FX Networks and FX Productions
Balian will be responsible for the development and production of limited and miniseries for FX and FXM.

[10/02/12 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Renews Emmy(R)-Winning Drama Series "Boardwalk Empire" for Fourth Season
"We are excited to bring this unique series back for a fourth season," said Michael Lombardo.

[10/02/12 - 10:01 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Raising Hope" Co-Stars Garret Dillahunt & Martha Plimpton
The comedy kicks off its third season tonight at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[10/02/12 - 10:00 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Raising Hope" Co-Star Lucas Neff
The comedy kicks off its third season tonight at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[10/02/12 - 09:59 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Raising Hope" Co-Star Shannon Woodward
The comedy kicks off its third season tonight at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[10/02/12 - 09:25 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Actor Bradley Whitford Set to Guest Star in Season Three of "Shameless"
Whitford will play Abraham, "a powerful, well-dressed, sophisticated gay man who is a political activist," in two episodes.

[10/02/12 - 09:18 AM]
truTV 2GO Keeps the Conversation Going and Growing with "Social Playback," Next Evolution in Synchronized Social Media Feeds
truTV2GO.com will now capture and curate the most entertaining comments and synchronize them with the episode.

[10/02/12 - 09:13 AM]
"60 Minutes" Wins Five Emmys, the Most Awarded to Any Single Commercial Broadcast Network Program
The 33rd Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were held in New York City last night.

[10/02/12 - 08:54 AM]
"The Voice" Delivers the #1 Results of the Night in Adults 18-49 and Other Key Demos
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, October 1 plus the week of September 24-30.

[10/02/12 - 08:52 AM]
FOX Sports Media Group Reaches Eight-Year Multiplatform Rights Agreement with MLB
FOX gains the rights to televise two Division Series annually, with one game from each series carried by MLB Network.

[10/02/12 - 08:52 AM]
For the 2nd Straight Monday ABC Leads the Pack in Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 1.

[10/02/12 - 08:41 AM]
The Atlantic 10 and NBC Sports Group Announce Nine-Year National Television Agreement
Per the agreement, NBC Sports Network will televise six games during the 2012-13 season (one non-conference game and five conference contests).

[10/02/12 - 08:38 AM]
Turner Broadcasting and Major League Baseball Reach an Eight-Year Media Rights Extension
TBS will once again have the exclusive television rights to one League Championship Series each year of the agreement.







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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
Colbert, who was originally signed through August 2020, will now be locked in through August 2023.

[10/17/19 - 09:31 AM]
HBO Max Acquires US Streaming Rights to Studio Ghibli Films
Available at launch of the service will be the Academy Award(R)-winning Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Howl's Moving Castle, Kiki's Delivery Service, Ponyo, Castle in the Sky, The Tale of The Princess Kaguya and more.

[10/17/19 - 09:06 AM]
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The live television production will capture all-new depths of theatrical innovation where the power of optimism really can save the world.

[10/17/19 - 08:31 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces New Docu-Series "SuperVillain" Profiling Tekashi 6ix9ine
The three-part series will trace how a New York City deli clerk named Daniel Hernandez exploded into Tekashi 6ix9ine, the tattooed face of Gen Z and hip hop's prince of trolls, boasting 2.6 billion streams and 15 hits on the Billboard charts.

[10/17/19 - 08:17 AM]
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Michael Stevens asks where fear comes from and uncovers why fear is such a fundamental and important part of being human.

[10/17/19 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Crossover Puts NBC on Top
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[10/17/19 - 07:01 AM]
Quibi Teams Up with E! and Rotten Tomatoes to Create Two Daily Entertainment Shows
As part of the new agreement, two daily shows will be developed and produced in collaboration with the NBCUniversal Digital Lab for Quibi's curated news and information programming, Daily Essentials.

[10/16/19 - 03:41 PM]
Torrey DeVitto, Chad Michael Murray, Lolita Davidovich, Grant Show and Drew Seeley Star in "Write Before Christmas," A New, Original Movie Premiering November 17, on Hallmark Channel
When Jessica (DeVitto) is dumped by her boyfriend right before Christmas, she sends the five cards meant for him to five people who changed her life and somehow sets off a chain reaction of love.

[10/16/19 - 03:40 PM]
HBO Max Bolsters Premium Original Drama Team
"The premium drama bar is set high, and I have no doubt this talented team will deliver and be great creative partners to great creators," said Kevin Reilly.

[10/16/19 - 03:40 PM]
Kristin Chenoweth and Scott Wolf Discover Love at the Holidays in "A Christmas Love Story," A Hallmark Hall of Fame Presentation Premiering December 7, on Hallmark Channel
Youth choir director Katherine Clark (Chenoweth) is preparing her students for their annual Christmas Eve show and discovers a new teen volunteer, Danny (Kevin Quinn), has an incredible voice.