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[10/10/12 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 10
Updates include: Jesse L. Martin, James Tupper join NBC's "Secret Lives"; and Eric Dane to star in "The Last Ship," Jon Tenney tapped for "King & Maxwell," both at TNT.

[10/10/12 - 10:05 PM]
Only 24 Acts Remain on "The X Factor"; Judges Assigned Categories
Simon Cowell will mentor the groups, Demi Lovato the young adults, L.A. Reid the over 25s and Britney Spears the teens.

[10/10/12 - 04:52 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: MLB Playoffs, BET Hip Hop Awards No Match for "Anarchy"
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition," Spike TV's "Ink Master" and ESPN's "30 for 30."

[10/10/12 - 03:19 PM]
NBC Punches Up "Knockout" Rounds of "The Voice" to Air in Two-Hour Original Episodes on Back-to-Back Nights on October 29-30 for Four Hours
"Go On" and "The New Normal" will be broadcast one hour later than usual (10-11 p.m. ET) on October 30.

[10/10/12 - 01:20 PM]
Disney Channel to Premiere Third Season of Top Rated Dance Sitcom "Shake It Up" on Sunday, October 14
Upcoming guests include Tyra Banks, Alfonso Ribeiro and Leo Howard.

[10/10/12 - 01:16 PM]
E!'s "The Soup" and "Fashion Police" Celebrate the Year's Scariest Month with a Series of Special Episodes Airing Throughout October
Highlights include "The Goodest Moments of Redneck Shows" on Sunday, October 21 at 10:30/9:30c.

[10/10/12 - 01:13 PM]
ABC Family Announces the Final Season of "The Secret Life of the American Teenager"
Plus: Chaz Bono, Danica McKellar, Diane Farr, Beverley Mitchell and Kathy Kinney to guest on the show's remaining episodes.

[10/10/12 - 01:04 PM]
ESPN to Show 43 International Matches Friday and Tuesday
The network will present 43 live matches, 42 of which are 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying contests, on Friday, October 12, and Tuesday, October 16.

[10/10/12 - 11:57 AM]
ABC News' and Univision News' Multiplatform News and Lifestyle Network for U.S. Hispanics to Be Based in Miami, Florida
The new company "will be dedicated to informing, empowering and inspiring Hispanic Americans in English while providing all audiences uncompromising coverage of current events with a unique perspective."

[10/10/12 - 11:27 AM]
CBS Pulls "Made in Jersey"; "Undercover Boss" Returns Friday, November 2
"CSI: NY" will move to 9:00/8:00c to make room for the show's fourth season.

[10/10/12 - 11:18 AM]
NBC to Fill Friday, 8:00/7:00c Slot with "The Voice," "Grimm" Repeats
Look for a rebroadcast of "The Voice" this Friday, October 12 and a repeat of "Grimm" on Friday, October 19.

[10/10/12 - 10:33 AM]
Lifetime Renews Hit Docuseries "Dance Moms" for Third Season
The cable channel has ordered 26 all-new hour-long episodes of the series, which will return next year.

[10/10/12 - 10:12 AM]
E!(R) Turns Heads by Adding HairUWear(R)'s Hairdo Hair Extensions to Its Popular Line of E! Live from the Red Carpet(TM) Consumer Products
"E! Live From the Red Carpet(TM) Hairdo Extension Collection" is designed by celebrity stylist Ken Paves.

[10/10/12 - 10:07 AM]
NBC Partners with Telemundo, mun2 and Universal Studios Hollywood as "Grimm" Takes on the Haunting Latin American Legend "La Llorona"
The episode, featuring Kate del Castillo, is inspired by the haunting Latin American legend of the same name and will be broadcast in Spanish on Telemundo.

[10/10/12 - 09:19 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Arrow" Co-Star Stephen Amell
Check out part three of our three-part visit with the cast of The CW series.

[10/10/12 - 09:18 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Arrow" Co-Star Colin Donnell
Check out part two of our three-part visit with the cast of The CW series.

[10/10/12 - 09:17 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Arrow" Co-Star Jessica De Gouw
Check out part one of our three-part visit with the cast of The CW series.

[10/10/12 - 09:11 AM]
CBS Wins Tuesday in Viewers and Adults 25-54; "NCIS" Tops Night
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 9.

[10/10/12 - 09:00 AM]
NBC Wins Three Consecutive Nights in 18-49 for the First Time Since December 2010
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 9.

[10/10/12 - 08:57 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" is the Week's No. 2 Syndicated Talker in Households and Total Viewers for the 2nd Consecutive Week
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 24-28.

[10/10/12 - 08:56 AM]
USA Network Fan Favorite "Psych" Season Seven Premiere Set for Wednesday, February 27 at 10/9c
This season, the series will celebrate its landmark 100th episode and unveil the long-awaited two-hour musical.

[10/10/12 - 08:55 AM]
"Katie" Leads the Pack for the 3rd Consecutive Week Among All Freshman and Sophomore Syndicated Talk Shows
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 24-28.

[10/10/12 - 08:44 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars: The Results" Hits Season Highs in Viewers and Key Demos
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 9.

[10/10/12 - 08:24 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Pulls NBC in Front Among Adults 18-49
The Peacock's lineup takes a big jump from last week's recap special-driven numbers.

[10/10/12 - 08:06 AM]
The Avett Brothers and Randy Travis Meet for an All-New Episode of the Critically Acclaimed "CMT Crossroads" Premiering November 23
They will perform some of Travis' most famous hits, along with some of The Avett Brothers most memorable tunes.

[10/10/12 - 07:51 AM]
Interactive, Two-Hour Special "Thanksgiving Live" Returns to Food Network with Tips, Recipes and Expert Holiday Meal Advice from Network's Biggest Stars
Alton Brown, Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis are all featured in the event, airing Sunday, November 18.

[10/10/12 - 07:03 AM]
Nominees Announced for Third Annual "American Country Awards" Airing Live Monday, December 10, on FOX
Luke Bryan leads the nominees with seven nominations; Lady Antebellum and Zac Brown Band each earned six nods; and Eric Church and Taylor Swift garnered five nominations.

[10/10/12 - 06:02 AM]
Willie Geist Named 9 A.M. Co-Host of NBC's "Today"
In his new role, Geist will continue as a contributor to NBC News programs as well as NBC Sports Group.

[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.







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[05/24/16 - 12:51 PM]
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[05/24/16 - 12:24 PM]
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[05/24/16 - 12:23 PM]
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[05/24/16 - 10:37 AM]
Elton John, Julia Roberts, Will Ferrell, Blake Shelton, Kobe Bryant and More Join NBC Charity Event "The Red Nose Day Special" May 26
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[05/24/16 - 10:31 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 10:16 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 10:04 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 09:32 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
More Than 9.4 Million Watched Exaggerator Win Preakness Stakes on NBC - Up 6% from American Pharoah's 2015 Victory
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

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