[tuesday, october 09, 2012]    
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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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[10/20/16 - 03:55 PM]
Oxygen Media Tests the Bonds of Friendship When New Competition Series "The Battle of the Ex-Besties" Premieres Tuesday, December 6 at 11PM ET/PT
Hosted by Sibley Scoles, the series follows fourteen former BFFs who are forced to confront - and hopefully forget - past differences in order to win a life-changing $100,000 grand prize.

[10/20/16 - 01:49 PM]
Investigation Discovery Delivers Nearly One Million Viewers for World Television Premiere of "Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four"
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Saturday, October 15.

[10/20/16 - 01:04 PM]
Investigation Discovery Looks at When Happily Ever After Goes Horribly Wrong in All-New Series "Married with Secrets"
The new eight-part series premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/16 - 12:27 PM]
BBC America Debuts New Original Co-Production "Undercover" with Two-Night Premiere Event in November
Look for said event on Wednesday, November 16 and Thursday, November 17 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/20/16 - 11:47 AM]
TLC's "Little People, Big World" Returns with the Roloffs Facing a Whole New Reality
Season 12 rolls out Tuesday, November 22 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[10/20/16 - 11:45 AM]
GSN Adds "Wheel of Fortune" to Daytime Schedule Beginning Monday, October 24
In addition, GSN Games has launched Wheel of Fortune(R) Slots: The Ultimate Collection, a new mobile app bringing together a variety of stunning Wheel of Fortune-themed slots games and authentic elements from the TV show.

[10/20/16 - 11:14 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Season of Hit Series "Wahlburgers" November 16
Look for back-to-back episodes on Wednesday nights beginning at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/16 - 11:04 AM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Announces 8 Returning Chefs Vying for Redemption on the New Season Premiering Thursday, Dec. 1 at 10PM ET/PT
It's the ultimate challenge of old blood versus new, on the Emmy and James Beard Award winning series, as the chefs head to Charleston to battle it out alongside eight talented "Top Chef" newcomers.

[10/20/16 - 09:31 AM]
CBS Orders "Salvation," A New Event Series for Broadcast in Summer 2017
A suspense thriller, the series centers on an MIT grad student and a tech superstar who bring a low-level Pentagon official a staggering discovery - that an asteroid is just six months away from colliding with Earth.

[10/20/16 - 09:07 AM]
Rise and 'Shine... Discovery's "Moonshiners" Returns Tuesday, November 15 at 9PM ET/PT
This season these master whiskey makers are putting everything on the line to evolve their craft and take their handmade liquor to the next level.

[10/20/16 - 08:48 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls in Front Among Adults 18-49
The Alphabet leads the night with its coverage of The Third Presidential Debate.

[10/20/16 - 08:33 AM]
Award-Winning Comedian Ricky Gervais Brings Brent Back! David Brent: Life on the Road Premieres on Netflix February 10, 2017
Directed, written and produced by award-winning, comedic genius Gervais, David Brent: Life on the Road sees a documentary crew catching up with the idiosyncratic David Brent from the BBC2's mockumentary "The Office."

[10/20/16 - 07:48 AM]
"Outrageous Acts of Science" Returns to Science Channel for an All New Season October 26 at 9PM
The all-new episodes show mind-blowing displays of science in action while counting down the week's Top 20 videos.

[10/20/16 - 07:35 AM]
OneRepublic to Rock Rotterdam at the 2016 MTV EMAs
The multi-platinum pop-rock quintet will join host Bebe Rehxa and previously-announced performers Bruno Mars, Shawn Mendes, DNCE, Lukas Graham and Zara Larsson on stage.

[10/20/16 - 07:14 AM]
"RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" Season 2 Slays Records as the Most Viewed Season of a Logo Original Series to Date
Plus: look for a reunion special on October 27 and "Season 6 RuVealed" on November 3.