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[10/09/12 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 9
Updates include: FX pushes "Louie" return to Spring 2014; FOX orders "Divorce Hotel" pilot; and Italia Ricci to topline ABC Family's "Terminales."

[10/09/12 - 04:58 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Remains Untouchable with "Monday Night Football"
Plus: numbers for Disney XD's "Crash & Bernstein," MTV's "The Inbetweeners" and Syfy's "Alphas."

[10/09/12 - 02:56 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Wins the Night among All Programs
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 8.

[10/09/12 - 02:44 PM]
ABC Family's "Switched at Birth" Hits Season High in Women 18-34; Is Monday's #1 Scripted Cable Telecast Across Target Females
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, October 8.

[10/09/12 - 01:13 PM]
ESPN College Football Schedule Includes Three Games between Ranked Teams
The networks of ESPN detail their schedules for the upcoming weekend.

[10/09/12 - 12:52 PM]
"48 Hours: Friends for Life" Was Saturday's #1 Show with Viewers and Households
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/09/12 - 12:13 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Steel Magnolias," "Jeff Dunham: Minding the Monsters" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Food Network's "Halloween Wars," Discovery's "Curiosity" and Animal Planet's "Eating Giants: Elephant."

[10/09/12 - 12:08 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: College Football Tops Demos for ESPN
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Winged Planet," Nickelodeon's "See Dad Run" and A&E's "Parking Wars."

[10/09/12 - 12:08 PM]
It's Indecision Time as "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report" Bring Live Election Night Coverage on Tuesday, November 6 at 11:00 P.M. ET
Plus: look for "Chris Hardwick: Mandroid," "Kyle Kinane: Whiskey Icarus" and "Russell Peters: The Green Card Tour" next month.

[10/09/12 - 12:00 PM]
VH1 Proves Love Is Blind in "I'm Married to a..." - One Hour Special Premieres Wednesday, October 17 @ 11PM
The special "proves love really has no boundaries as two couples share their stories of love and overcoming obstacles."

[10/09/12 - 11:46 AM]
GSN Renews Hit Original Series "The American Bible Challenge" for Second Season
The network has ordered nine episodes for season two, which is slated to air in 2013.

[10/09/12 - 11:33 AM]
ABC's Bob Woodruff Reports His First ESPN Feature on UCLA Concussion Victim for Tonight's "E:60"
Woodruff shares the story of former UCLA linebacker - and the Bruins' 2011 Defensive Player of the Year - Patrick Larimore.

[10/09/12 - 11:26 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 1 Among Teens, No. 2 Among Adults 18-34 and No. 3 Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/09/12 - 11:16 AM]
Disney Channel is Total Day's #1 Cable TV Network in Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/09/12 - 11:16 AM]
CBS Wins Its Second Consecutive Week in Viewers; "NCIS" Is Top Program
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/09/12 - 11:05 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TBS's Coverage of the 2012 Major League Baseball Postseason Is Up 14% Among Total Viewers
Turner spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/09/12 - 10:39 AM]
"60 Minutes" Is the #3 Program of the Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/09/12 - 10:21 AM]
"The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards(R)" Nominations Announced
Plus: Christina Aguilera will be performing on this year's show, airing live on Sunday, November 18 on ABC.

[10/09/12 - 10:20 AM]
Discovery Channel Goes Global to Find the Science Behind the Illusion in "Breaking Magic"
The new nine-part series comprised of 30-minute episodes premieres on Sunday, November 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/09/12 - 10:19 AM]
Huzzah! The Leaks Continue on Cartoon Network! Season 2 of "Level Up" Premieres Tuesday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m. (ET, PT)
This past season, the series was the top draw in its time period with all key boy demographics.

[10/09/12 - 10:04 AM]
ABC Claims 2 of TV's Top 3 Dramas in Adults 18-49, as "Grey's" is No. 1 for the 2nd Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/09/12 - 09:16 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory's" Kaley Cuoco to Return as Host of the "People's Choice Awards 2013"
Said event will air live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on Wednesday, January 9 on CBS.

[10/09/12 - 08:46 AM]
ABC's Monday is Up/"DWTS" is the Most-Watched Series/"Castle" Spikes to a Season High
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 8.

[10/09/12 - 08:43 AM]
"The Voice" Matches Its Highest 18-49 Rating on Any Night of the Week Since Monday, March 12
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, October 8 plus the week of October 1-7.

[10/09/12 - 08:31 AM]
TLC Debuts Season Two of "Brides of Beverly Hills" - Sophomore Season Premieres Friday, November 2 at 10/9c
Linda Hogan is featured in the opener of the show's 15-episode sophomore run.

[10/09/12 - 08:27 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Climbs as NBC Tops Demos
Plus: ABC and CBS see week-to-week jumps from "Castle" and "Hawaii Five-0."

[10/09/12 - 08:01 AM]
Hulu and Viacom Expand Content Partnership
Nickelodeon joins BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Spike TV, TV Land and VH1 on Hulu Plus.

[10/09/12 - 07:25 AM]
NBC Wins Week 2 in 18-49 - Up Versus Week Two Last Year by 17%
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/09/12 - 07:01 AM]
Lil Duval and Andrew Schulz of "MTV2's Guy Code" to MC U.S. Telecast of the "2012 MTV EMA" from Frankfurt Sunday, November 11 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT on MTV2
The duo will also announce the U.S. only EMA category winner for "U.S. Artist About to Go Global."

[10/09/12 - 06:56 AM]
Animal Planet Reels in a Crazy New Season of "Off the Hook: Extreme Catches"
The show's sophomore season will contain 18 half-hour episodes and return in the summer of 2013.

[10/09/12 - 06:55 AM]
Spike TV Turns Disaster Pieces Into Masterpieces with "Tattoo Nightmares" Starting Tuesday, October 16 at 11 PM, ET/PT
The series will follow new episodes of "Ink Master" at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/09/12 - 06:03 AM]
ABC Music Lounge to Release New Original Music Weekly from the Upcoming Drama "Nashville"
This week ABC Music Lounge will release three original songs for download beginning on today.

[10/08/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 8
Updates include: ABC asks for three more "The Neighbors" scripts; drama "The Last Stand" gets pilot order at NBC, as does comedy "Joe & Joe & Jane."

[10/08/12 - 06:01 PM]
Paula Abdul Joins ABC's "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" as a Special Guest Judge for One Night, Monday, October 15
She will be joining Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba as they critique and score the remaining All-Star couples on their dance routines of the night.

[10/08/12 - 05:31 PM]
NBC Delays Returns of "Whitney," "Community"
Both series had been set to return next Friday, October 19.

[10/08/12 - 03:38 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: TBS Wins with MLB Wild Card Doubleheader
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Monsters Inside Me," FX's "UFC Fight Night" and more!

[10/08/12 - 03:06 PM]
Academy Award(R) Nominee Demian Bichir Signs on for FX Drama Pilot "The Bridge"
He'll play Marco Ruiz, a homicide investigator for the state of Chihuahua in Mexico.

[10/08/12 - 02:44 PM]
TBS Sets Jan. 17 Premiere and Announces Contestants for New Unscripted Competition Series "King of the Nerds"
Robert Carradine and Curtis Armstrong host the series, to air Thursdays at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/08/12 - 02:29 PM]
"American Chopper Live" (w/t) Returns with a Heated Four Way Bike Build-off
The two-night special airs Monday, December 10 and Tuesday, December 11 at 9:00/8:00c on Discovery.

[10/08/12 - 02:02 PM]
Style Media's Sunday Nights Return Big with the Season Three Premiere of "Big Rich Texas" Delivering Its Most Watched Season Premiere Ever
Style spins the numbers for Sunday, October 7.

[10/08/12 - 01:41 PM]
TLC Goes Behind the Seams of the Dressmaking Business from "My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding" in "Little Shop of Gypsies"
The four-episode series launches this Thursday, October 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/08/12 - 01:20 PM]
Oxygen to Air Exclusive Content of "Bad Girls Club" Along with Fan Favorite Movies During "BGC Movie Weekend" on Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13
"BGC Movie Weekend" leads up to the highly-anticipated season nine finale of "Bad Girls Club" Mexico on Monday, October 15.

[10/08/12 - 01:08 PM]
"Ted Nugent's Gun Country" Special Airs Wednesday, October 10 at 10 PM ET/PT on Discovery
Plus: look for "Secrets of Secret Societies" on Sunday, October 14 and "Osama bin Laden: The Finish" on Wednesday, October 17.

[10/08/12 - 12:49 PM]
President Barack Obama Featured in Nick News with Linda Ellerbee "Kids Pick the President: The Candidates" Special Premiering Oct. 15, at 8p ET/PT
Following the special, kids have the opportunity to vote for the man they think should be the next president.

[10/08/12 - 12:47 PM]
Lifetime Original Movie Event "Steel Magnolias" Blossoms, Averaging 6.5 Million Total Viewers in World Premiere to Become Network's Third Most-Watched Telecast Ever
Lifetime spins the numbers for Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7.

[10/08/12 - 12:43 PM]
Syfy Orders Fourth Season of Its Hit Competition Series "Face Off"
Slated for a 2013 premiere, notable guest appearances on tap for season four include Bryan Singer and Lightstorm's Jon Landau.

[10/08/12 - 12:22 PM]
The Year's Top Country Artists to Be Honored on "CMT Artists of the Year" But Honorees Will Remain a Mystery Until the CMT Premiere on December 8
The 90-minute special celebrates the class of 2012 with an incredible evening of wall-to-wall performances.

[10/08/12 - 12:12 PM]
Inspiring HBO Documentary "The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia," Showing How the Disorder Can be a Gift as Well as a Challenge, Debuts Oct. 29 During National Dyslexia Month
Directed by James Redford, the film is "a personal, touching and sometimes humorous look at this developmental reading disorder."

[10/08/12 - 11:57 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Curiosity" Series Goes Inside the Bermuda Triangle in Search of Answers to This Ancient Mystery
Other upcoming installments include "I Was Mummified" on October 21 and "Brainwashed" on October 28.

[10/08/12 - 11:36 AM]
MTV2 Set to Debut All New Episodes of "Hip Hop Squares" on Tuesday, October 23 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: "The Dub Magazine Project" returns for its second season on Sunday, October 28 at 1:00 p.m. ET/PT.







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[10/02/14 - 08:32 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Criminal Minds," "Stalker" Push CBS to Top Spot
Plus: FOX's "Red Band Society" grows by 10% while ABC's "Black-ish" falls 24% from last week's episodes.

[10/02/14 - 08:16 AM]
USA Network's Sexy Original Drama "Satisfaction," Scores a Season Two Renewal
The cable channel has ordered 10 new episodes of the drama, from Universal Cable Productions.

[10/02/14 - 08:06 AM]
NL Wild Card Game Up 21 Percent with Strong 4.1 Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 1.

[10/02/14 - 08:04 AM]
Showtime(R) Amplifies "Homeland" Fan Experience with Showtime Sync
Application users will be able to share select video clips directly to social media platforms instantaneously during new episodes, facilitating social conversation as the action transpires on screen.

[10/02/14 - 08:01 AM]
"Joshua Bell: A YoungArts MasterClass," The Latest Edition of the Three-Time Emmy(R)-Nominated HBO Family Show, Debuts Oct. 14 on HBO
The Grammy-winning violinist collaborates with nine talented young musicians, helping them discover their unique voices in a group setting and guiding them through performances in New York and London.

[10/02/14 - 08:01 AM]
Disney XD Orders Second Season of Lucasfilm's Animated-Triumph "Star Wars Rebels" Ahead of Its Television Premiere
"The global expectations for this series could not have been any higher," said Gary Marsh. "And I am proud to say that the team at Lucasfilm has delivered something that has surpassed even that incredibly high bar - artistically and thematically."

[10/02/14 - 07:47 AM]
Nickelodeon Honors Kansas City's Zachary Mallory as The Halo Effect Award Recipient for October
Selected for his work as a gay rights youth activist, Mallory will be featured in a short on-air profile airing on TeenNick and highlighted on TeenNick.com throughout the month.

[10/02/14 - 07:37 AM]
Nickelodeon Serves Up Bone-Chilling Halloween Premieres, Including Hour-Long Crossover Special "Haunted Thundermans," Beginning Oct. 11 at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
The Thundermans and the Hathaways combat the ghouls in a one-hour crossover special.

[10/02/14 - 07:36 AM]
Discovery Channel Goes Deep Inside an Alaskan Outlaw Town in All New Series "Edge of Alaska"
The newcomer launches Friday, October 24 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[10/02/14 - 07:03 AM]
Jay Bilas Signs Extension with ESPN Through 2023
Bilas, who is featured on ESPN's game and studio coverage, will call top men's college basketball games involving the nation's marquee teams and conferences and will be present at the Men's Final Four through studio coverage.

[10/01/14 - 09:02 PM]
O'Doyle Rules! Adam Sandler Heads to Netflix - Globally Renowned Movie Star and Comedian to Make Four Movies Exclusively for the More Than 50 Million Netflix Members
"When these fine people came to me with an offer to make four movies for them, I immediately said yes for one reason and one reason only... Netflix rhymes with Wet Chicks," said Sandler.

[10/01/14 - 04:44 PM]
TV Land Orders Two New Comedies, "Impastor" and "Teachers," To Series
Both series will premiere on the cable channel in 2015.

[10/01/14 - 04:36 PM]
A Roloff Wedding Wraps Up the Most Watched Season Ever of "Little People, Big World" with 1.9M P2+ Viewers
TLC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 30.

[10/01/14 - 03:15 PM]
"MasterChef Junior" Moves to Tuesdays
Newcomer "Utopia" will now only air once a week: Fridays at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/01/14 - 02:41 PM]
E! Reunites the Most Outrageous Patients When "Botched Reunion: Show & Tell" Airs Sunday, October 26 and Monday, October 27 at 10:00PM ET/PT
Maria Menounos hosts the two-part special, in which Paul Nassif and Terry Dubrow reunite to look back at the nationwide success of the first season and welcome some of their most outrageous patients.