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[10/17/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 17
Updates include: Dean Koontz revives "Frankenstein" at TNT; Kevin Connolly to star in CBS's "I Love You Like a Brother"; and Steven Maeda to import "Sea of Fire" at ABC.

[10/17/12 - 08:03 PM]
National League Championship Series Rain Delay Pushes Conclusion of "The X Factor" 'Judges Homes' Round to Tuesday, October 23
The "Raising Hope," "Ben and Kate," "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" episodes on October 23 will be rescheduled for a later date.

[10/17/12 - 05:31 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: FNC, MSNBC Audiences Grow in Second Presidential Debate
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Underemployed," TLC's "Extreme Cheapskates" and History's "The Men Who Built America."

[10/17/12 - 04:16 PM]
CBS Announces New Series Pick Up - The British Sensation, "Bake Off," Comes to America
The series will feature skilled amateur Americans competing in baking challenges with one ultimately being crowned the winner.

[10/17/12 - 02:02 PM]
Ludo Lefebvre and Brian Malarkey Join Anthony Bourdain and Nigella Lawson as Culinary Mentors on ABC's New Reality Series, "The Taste"
The new one-hour alternative series from Kinetic Content will premiere in 2013.

[10/17/12 - 01:55 PM]
Barbara Hershey and Rachael Leigh Cook Star in the Lifetime Original Movie Based on a True Story, "Left to Die"
Leon Ichaso directed the movie from a script written by Agatha Dominik and Suzette Couture.

[10/17/12 - 01:41 PM]
"Cedar Cove," a Hallmark Channel Original Primetime Series, Starring Andie MacDowell and Dylan Neal, Receives Series Greenlight
Look for a two-hour sneak peek on Hallmark Channel, Saturday, January 19 before the series joins the weekly schedule in early spring.

[10/17/12 - 01:05 PM]
Azarenka, Sharapova to Decide Year-End WTA Championship on ESPN3, ESPN2
The round-robin TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships begin Tuesday, October 23.

[10/17/12 - 12:37 PM]
Jennie Garth Stars in the Heart-Pounding Lifetime Original Thriller, Nancy Grace's "The Eleventh Victim"
Colin Cunningham and Metta World Peace co-star in the project, from director Mike Rohl.

[10/17/12 - 12:32 PM]
Season Two DVD of MTV's Hit Series "Awkward" Available Now Exclusively on Amazon.com
"Awkward" will return on MTV for a third season in 2013.

[10/17/12 - 12:17 PM]
CWD, The CW's Digital Studio, Announces U.S. Premiere of "Prom Queen: Homecoming" and All New Digital Series "CelebTV on The CW"
Both series, along with previous seasons of the "Prom Queen" franchise, are available to watch now on CWTV.com.

[10/17/12 - 12:14 PM]
TNT Greenlights Frank Darabont Crime Drama Based on Acclaimed John Buntin Book "L.A. Noir"
Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey DeMunn, Jeremy Strong, Neal McDonough and Milo Ventimiglia all star in the project.

[10/17/12 - 12:06 PM]
Jon Stewart Hosts Comedy Central's(R) On-Air Charity Special "Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs" with Live Wrap-arounds from "The Daily Show" Studio on Sunday, October 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET
All donations of $100 or more will receive a DVD featuring Tracy Morgan and JB Smoove giving audio commentary on "Game of Thrones."

[10/17/12 - 11:06 AM]
Fox Broadcasting Company Promotes Shana C. Waterman to Senior Vice President, Current Programming
In this role, Waterman will assume more senior responsibility in overseeing production and serving as a primary creative adviser for FOX's new and returning series.

[10/17/12 - 11:04 AM]
Never-Before-Seen Footage of the Rolling Stones' First Filmed Concert Event Highlights "The Rolling Stones Charlie is My Darling - Ireland 1965" to Premiere Nov. 10 Exclusively on DirecTV's Audience Network and in Theaters
The film is the third documentary in DirecTV's "Something to Talk About" collection.

[10/17/12 - 11:03 AM]
TBS Calls on Conan Fans to Rise Up and "Occupy Conan"
The campaign will challenge fans to re-create an episode through crowdsourcing.

[10/17/12 - 10:58 AM]
TNT and PGA.com to Present Extensive Coverage of the 2012 PGA Grand Slam of Golf on October 23-24
This year's field of major championship winners features Bubba Watson, Webb Simpson, Ernie Els and Keegan Bradley.

[10/17/12 - 10:51 AM]
Sundance Channel's "Restless" Set for December 7th Premiere
Hayley Atwell, Rufus Sewell, Michelle Dockery, Michael Gambon and Charlotte Rampling star in the two-part mini-series.

[10/17/12 - 10:34 AM]
NBC Names Steve Kern Senior Vice President, Program Planning & Scheduling, NBC Entertainment
Kern most recently was Vice President, Program Planning & Scheduling, ABC Entertainment, where he worked with Jeff Bader for 12 years.

[10/17/12 - 10:09 AM]
Animal Planet Travels to the Planet's Most Isolated Islands to Spotlight Unique Creatures in "Wild Hawaii"
The one-hour documentary premieres Tuesday, November 13 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/17/12 - 10:08 AM]
Up for the 5th Straight Week, "Live with Kelly and Michael" Grows by Double Digits Year to Year in Key Women
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of October 1-5.

[10/17/12 - 10:07 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Happy Endings" Co-Star Casey Wilson
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 10:06 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Happy Endings" Co-Star Damon Wayans Jr.
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 10:05 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Happy Endings" Co-Star Adam Pally
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 10:04 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Happy Endings" Co-Star Zachary Knighton
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 10:03 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Happy Endings" Co-Star Elisha Cuthbert
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 10:02 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Happy Endings" Co-Star Eliza Coupe
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 10:01 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Happy Endings" Executive Producers Jonathan Groff & Josh Bycel
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 10:00 AM]
Adult Swim launches ThingX.com with Former Staff Members of The Onion
Thing X uses the conceptual launch point of a click-hungry web portal to satirize everything on the Internet.

[10/17/12 - 09:29 AM]
"Katie" Leads the Freshman Class of Syndie Talkers for the 4th Week in a Row
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of October 1-5.

[10/17/12 - 09:25 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" Co-Star James Van Der Beek
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 09:24 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" Co-Star Ray Ford
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 09:23 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" Co-Star Michael Blaiklock
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 09:22 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" Co-Star Eric Andre
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 09:21 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" Creator Nahnatchka Khan
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 09:10 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Make Her Debut Appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Thursday, October 25
The First Lady will join Kimmel to encourage Americans to exercise their right to vote.

[10/17/12 - 08:59 AM]
The Hub TV Network Celebrates Halloween Week Providing Tricks and Treats for Kids and Families with Eerie Assortment of Spooky Movies, Series and Specials
The marathon showcases four of the scariest episodes from all three seasons of "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series."

[10/17/12 - 08:46 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," NBC News Dominate the Night
The Peacock's Presidential Debate coverage gets a big boost from its talent competition.

[10/17/12 - 08:31 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars: The Results" Tops the 8pm Hour with the Net's Biggest Audience in 1 Year
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 16.

[10/17/12 - 08:24 AM]
NBC Sports Network to Present More than 50 College Basketball Games in 2012-13, Including Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament
The schedule also includes: two tip-off classics from aircraft carriers - the Carrier Classic and Navy and Marines Corps Classic.

[10/17/12 - 08:23 AM]
"The Voice" Is Up Versus Its Week-Ago 18-49 Rating, #1 in the Time Period in Every Key Demographic
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 16.

[10/17/12 - 08:20 AM]
Oxygen's New Docu-Series "My Shopping Addiction" Earns Nearly 700,000 Viewers in Series Debut
Oxygen spins the numbers for Monday, October 15.

[10/17/12 - 08:18 AM]
Bravo Media Serves a Double Dose of Drama with "The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Hairstylists Tell All" and "The Real Housewives of Miami" Sunday, October 28 at 9PM & 10PM ET/PT
"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" then returns on November 4 for its season premiere.

[10/17/12 - 07:39 AM]
Brian J. Smith Set to Guest Star in Syfy's Upcoming Original Series, "Defiance"
He will portray Gordon McClintock, "a NASA hero from the pre-Arkfall days who was presumed dead following a space station catastrophe in 2013."

[10/17/12 - 07:34 AM]
Syfy's "Haven" Scares Up Special Halloween Episode on Friday, October 26 at 10PM
Said installment guest stars Iain Glen and is directed by Jason Priestley.

[10/17/12 - 07:29 AM]
R. Kelly's "Trapped In The Closet" Premieres November 23 on IFC
Plus: get caught up on previous chapters of this cultural phenomenon with marathons starting Thanksgiving Day at 10:00am ET/PT.

[10/17/12 - 07:25 AM]
Polly Walker Guest Stars on Syfy's "Warehouse 13" Season 4.5
The series returns in April 2013 with 10 all-new episodes.

[10/17/12 - 07:16 AM]
TV One Renews Acclaimed Docu-Series "Find Our Missing" for a Second Season
The 2011 National Association of Black Journalists' Best Practices Award winner is scheduled to return in January 2013.

[10/17/12 - 07:01 AM]
TLC Ties the Knot with Mario Lopez & Courtney Mazza
The two-hour special premieres Saturday, December 8 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[10/17/12 - 07:00 AM]
It Was Love at First Type But Will It Be Love at First Sight? Find Out When the New MTV Series "Catfish: The TV Show" Premieres on Monday, November 12 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
The newcomer was previously slated to air in the 10:00/9:00c hour.







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[09/25/17 - 12:06 PM]
Live Musical Production of Tony Award-, Grammy Award- and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musical "Rent" to Air Sunday, January 27, 2019, on FOX
After winning four Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize, writer/composer Jonathan Larson's tour de force celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, as it continues to offer an inspiring message of hope and friendship.

[09/25/17 - 12:05 PM]
Emmy(R)-Nominated Sketch Comedy Series "Tracey Ullman's Show" Returns for Second Season Oct. 20 on HBO
Over the course of the new season, Ullman uses her signature brand of sharp satire to shape-shift into a range of public figures and offbeat original characters.

[09/25/17 - 11:10 AM]
Freeform Orders a Pilot Spinoff "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists," From Warner Horizon Scripted Television
Sasha Pieterse and Janel Parrish will reprise their roles from the parent series.

[09/25/17 - 11:06 AM]
History(R)'s New Scripted Drama Series "Knightfall" Delving Into the Mysterious World of the Knights Templar Premieres Wednesday, December 6 at 10 PM ET/PT
"Knightfall" begins after the fall of the city of Acre, the Templar's last stronghold in the Holy Land, where the Holy Grail is lost.

[09/25/17 - 10:30 AM]
Contractor Mike Holmes and His Family Help Homeowners on New DIY Network Series "Holmes: Next Generation"
The six-episode series is scheduled to premiere in March 2018.

[09/25/17 - 10:03 AM]
"The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee," An Intimate Documentary Portrait, Debuts Dec. 4 on HBO
Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee was largely credited with taking down President Richard Nixon in 1974 after the Post broke the Watergate story, exposing the largest political scandal in American history.

[09/25/17 - 10:01 AM]
Sanaa Lathan Joins Showtime(R) Drama Series "The Affair"
She'll recur as Jenelle, the tough-as-nails principal of the charter school where Noah (Dominic West) teaches, who intrigues him.

[09/25/17 - 09:51 AM]
FX+ Expands Content and Launches on Cox
FX+, a new commercial-free service featuring all seasons of almost every current and library title of FX original series, has added all seasons of 15 additional FX original series.

[09/25/17 - 09:31 AM]
Nickelodeon's Brand-New "SpongeBob SquarePants" Halloween Stop-Motion Animation Special: "The Legend of Boo-kini Bottom" Premieres Friday, Oct. 13, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The special tells the story of the Flying Dutchman (Brian Doyle-Murray) coming to Bikini Bottom to make sure everyone in town is scared - especially SpongeBob, who seems to be unflappable in his belief that spooky things are actually funny.

[09/25/17 - 08:32 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Top Competition
The Peacock once again leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/25/17 - 08:11 AM]
Paramount Network Announces Launch Date and Logo
The network will officially debut on Thursday, January 18 at 9:00/8:00c with a live one-hour episode of "Lip Sync Battle" emanating from the Paramount lot in Hollywood.

[09/25/17 - 08:03 AM]
SundanceTV Starts Production on the Third Season of Its Critically-Acclaimed Series "Hap and Leonard"
The six-part drama, returning to SundanceTV in early 2018, takes inspiration from "The Two-Bear Mambo," the third installment of Joe R. Lansdale's popular book series.

[09/25/17 - 07:34 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts New Trailer for the Film "First They Killed My Father"
Directed by Angelina Jolie, the film is the adaptation of Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung's gripping memoir of surviving the deadly Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1978.

[09/25/17 - 07:25 AM]
CBS Sports' Coverage of NFL for Week 3 Up +4% Over 2016
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 24.

[09/25/17 - 06:03 AM]
Renowned Television Creators Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino Sign Multi-Year Overall Deal with Amazon Studios
Sherman-Palladino and Palladino will develop television projects that will add to their unprecedented two-season greenlight of upcoming Amazon Original Series "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," which debuts this fall on Prime Video.