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[10/23/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 23
Update include: "The Hangover" screenwriters book comedy at ABC; David Conrad joins Lifetime's "Secret Lives of Wives"; and documentarian Joe Berlinger lands drama at FOX.

[10/23/12 - 10:34 PM]
"The X Factor" Judges Choose a Sweet 16
All 16 acts will perform on a special live two-and-a-half hour event, airing Thursday, November 1.

[10/23/12 - 05:03 PM]
FOX Sports' 15th Fall Classic Features Giants & Tigers in First World Series Meeting
Coverage of begins Wednesday, October 24 at 7:30/6:30c live from AT&T Park in San Francisco.

[10/23/12 - 04:17 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: Presidential Debate Tops Viewers, "Monday Night Football" Wins Demo Race
Plus: numbers for truTV's "Vegas Strip," Disney XD's "Crash & Bernstein" and MTV's "The Inbetweeners."

[10/23/12 - 03:17 PM]
ESPN and "Monday Night Football" Win the Night among All Key Male Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 22.

[10/23/12 - 03:11 PM]
The CW November Sweep Highlights
The netlet details its lineup for Thursday, October 25 through Tuesday, November 20 (SPOILERS!).

[10/23/12 - 02:31 PM]
NBC News Is #1 Across the Board for Final 2012 Presidential Debate
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 22.

[10/23/12 - 02:27 PM]
Grammy Award-Winning Producer will.i.am to Remix the Iconic "Entertainment Tonight" Theme Song
The updated version of the composition will have "a new bass line, vocals and added electronic elements to reflect today's popular dance music."

[10/23/12 - 01:30 PM]
ESPN's College Football Schedule This Week: No. 5 Notre Dame at No. 8 Oklahoma & No. 11 Mississippi State at No. 1 Alabama in Prime Time
The networks of ESPN detail their schedules for the coming weekend.

[10/23/12 - 01:24 PM]
NLCS Game 7 on FOX is Highest-Rated & Most-Watched Playoff Game of 2012 Postseason
FOX spins the numbers for Monday, October 22.

[10/23/12 - 12:48 PM]
TNT Tips Off 2012-13 NBA Season with Blockbuster Doubleheaders Tuesday, Oct. 30, & Thursday, Nov. 1
October 30 will feature the Miami Heat hosting the Boston Celtics at 8:00/7:00c followed by the Dallas Mavericks at the Los Angeles Lakers.

[10/23/12 - 12:41 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "The Walking Dead" Once Again Devours the Competition
Plus: numbers for Comedy Central's "Night of Too Many Stars," E!'s "The Soup Presents" and History's "Outback Hunters."

[10/23/12 - 12:39 PM]
MTV Sits Down with President Obama for Live 30-Minute Special Airing Friday, October 26 at 5:00 P.M.
The half-hour special will feature MTV News Correspondents Sway Calloway and Andrew Jenks.

[10/23/12 - 12:36 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Alabama/Tennessee Coverage Puts ESPN on Top
Plus: numbers for HBO's "The Girl," Nickelodeon's "How to Rock" and OWN's "Iyanla, Fix My Life."

[10/23/12 - 12:26 PM]
Larenz Tate & Nia Long Step Into the "House of Lies"
Tate will play Marty's younger, less-ambitious, activist brother with Long as a fellow consultant and former classmate of Marty's.

[10/23/12 - 12:08 PM]
Country Music Superstars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill to Perform Solo and As Part of a Special Tribute to Music Legend Willie Nelson, on "The 46th Annual CMA Awards" on ABC
Lady Antebellum and Blake Shelton will also take part in the special musical tribute.

[10/23/12 - 12:00 PM]
It's "Bravo's Big Premiere Week," Featuring Five New and Returning Series Kicking Off November 4
Plus: for six weeks, "Watch What Happens Live" moves to its new time slot, 11:30/10:30c, on Wednesdays.

[10/23/12 - 11:28 AM]
CBS Gives Full Season Orders to Television's #1 and #2 New Series - "Vegas" and "Elementary"
"Each of the shows has rich characters, big stars and a unique visual style that have stood out in the crowd," said Nina Tassler.

[10/23/12 - 11:07 AM]
CBS Opens the Season with its Fourth Straight Win in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/12 - 10:59 AM]
Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Top TV This Week with Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/12 - 10:52 AM]
FOX Has 3 of the Top 20 Programs Among Adults 18-34, 4 of the Top 20 Among Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/12 - 10:45 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TBS Was the #1 Entertainment Network in Primetime Among A18-49 for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/12 - 10:38 AM]
ABC's Music Lounge Is Live with a New Installment of "Nashville"-Inspired Docu-Web Series "On the Record"
Written by Hillary Lindsey and Cary Barlowe and performed by show star Hayden Panettiere, "Telescope" is featured in this week's episode.

[10/23/12 - 10:37 AM]
NBC Gives "Guys With Kids" Five Additional Scripts
The Wednesday comedy will be joined by the second season of "Whitney" beginning November 14.

[10/23/12 - 10:23 AM]
Strong Performances of Original Series and Movies Continue The Hub TV Network's Audience Growth Momentum
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/12 - 10:17 AM]
Disney Channel Powers to Record 71st Consecutive Week as the #1 TV Network in Total Day in Kids 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/12 - 10:11 AM]
ABC Wins the Week in the Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Averages, Generating its Best Numbers Since Season-Premiere Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/12 - 10:09 AM]
"48 Hours: The Preacher's Passion" Was Saturday's #1 Show with Households and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, October 20.

[10/23/12 - 10:07 AM]
NBC to Televise 2012 Miss Universe(R) Competition Live from Las Vegas on Wednesday, December 19th at 8 P.M. ET
Andy Cohen and Giuliana Rancic will once again serve as hosts.

[10/23/12 - 09:56 AM]
E! Presents "A-List Listings" - A Series Hosted by David Burtka Bringing Viewers Inside the Most Fascinating and Fabulous Homes on the Market
The series launches Wednesday, October 24 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[10/23/12 - 09:27 AM]
NBC Announces Louise Roe - Glamour Magazine's Fashion Editor at Large - as New Host of Reality Competition Series "Fashion Star" for Second Season
In addition, specialty fashion retailer Express joins the series as a buyer with world class retailers Macy's and Saks Fifth Avenue continuing from the first season.

[10/23/12 - 09:14 AM]
Discovery Channel's Hit Series "Moonshiners" Returns for a Second Season Starting November 7 at 10PM
Season two "continues to follow those who take serious precautions to remain safe as they practice the art of making moonshine, and the law enforcement tasked with capturing them."

[10/23/12 - 09:07 AM]
"60 Minutes" Is #2 for the Week, Its Highest Weekly In-Season Ranking Since December 2011
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/12 - 09:05 AM]
Yahoo! and CBS Television Distribution Team Up to Bring "omg! Insider" to TV
Syndicated entertainment newsmagazine "The Insider" will be renamed "omg! Insider" in January 2013 to create a multiplatform entertainment news series.

[10/23/12 - 09:02 AM]
E! News Store Brings a Pop of Culture to Los Angeles International Airport
Situated in Terminal 8, the 2,100 square-foot newsstand is one of the largest in the airport and will feature a variety of products.

[10/23/12 - 09:01 AM]
Nominee Voting for the "People's Choice Awards 2013" Opens Today
Fans can vote across 46 categories, including Favorite Movie Icon, Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host and Favorite Band, until Friday, November 2.

[10/23/12 - 08:57 AM]
For the 4th Week in a Row, "Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the Week's No. 2 Syndicated Talker in Households and Total Viewers
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers of the week of October 8-12.

[10/23/12 - 08:46 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Builds to Stand is Monday's Most-Watched TV Series for the 3rd Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 22.

[10/23/12 - 08:45 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with "The Voice," Debate Coverage
The Peacock dominates in adults 18-49 while ABC leads total viewers last night.

[10/23/12 - 08:36 AM]
"The Voice" Is the #1 Entertainment Telecast of the Night in 18-49 and Other Key Demographics
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, October 22.

[10/23/12 - 08:29 AM]
Encore's "The Big Miniseries Showcase" Presents Award-Winning Western Classic "Lonesome Dove" on Monday, November 19th at 8PM ET/PT
The following week, Encore will present the sequel, "Return to Lonesome Dove," on Monday, November 26th - Thursday, November 29th at 8pm.

[10/23/12 - 08:17 AM]
BBC and Science Co-Produce New Factual Drama Starring William Hurt
Bruce Greenwood, Brian Dennehy and Joanne Whalley also star in the docudrama about the space shuttle Challenger disaster of 1986.

[10/23/12 - 08:11 AM]
A Surging "Katie" Once Again Beats All Freshman and Sophomore Syndicated Talkers
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of October 8-12.

[10/23/12 - 08:04 AM]
NBC Wins Each of the First Four Weeks of the New Season in 18-49 for the First Time in 10 Years
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/12 - 07:25 AM]
Sophomore Season of Travel Channel's "Baggage Battles" Explores the Higher Stakes of Unclaimed Property - from Shipping Freight to Automobiles
The series returns Wednesday, November 14 at 8:00/7:00c with the first of 14 new episodes.

[10/23/12 - 07:06 AM]
Discovery Channel Wins Friday Night with Season Finale of "Yukon Men" and "Gold Rush" Special
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, October 19.

[10/23/12 - 07:01 AM]
"In Vogue: The Editor's Eye," Celebrating Vogue's 120th Anniversary, Debuts Dec. 6 on HBO
The documentary film "takes a look at some of the world's most influential fashion images as conceived by the magazine's iconic fashion editors."

[10/23/12 - 07:01 AM]
Casting and Start of Production Announced for BBC America's New Original Series "Orphan Black"
Maria Doyle Kennedy, Dylan Bruce, and Jordan Gavaris will join the previously announced lead Tatiana Maslany.

[10/23/12 - 06:46 AM]
Alicia Keys, Pitbull, The Killers and Psy Join the Sizzling Line-Up of Performers at the "2012 MTV EMA"
They'll join previously announced acts Taylor Swift, Muse, No Doubt, Carly Rae Jepsen, fun. and Rita Ora.

[10/22/12 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 22
Updates include: Adam Baldwin boards TNT's "The Last Ship"; Isaiah Mustafa to guest on USA's "Sirens"; and "New Girl's" Jake Johnson to pen comedy for FOX.







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[07/29/15 - 11:32 AM]
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New seasons of "For Better or Worse," "Iyanla: Fix My Life," "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" and "If Loving You is Wrong" will kick things off in September.

[07/29/15 - 11:32 AM]
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[07/29/15 - 11:01 AM]
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[07/29/15 - 10:29 AM]
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The season premiere of the 30-minute show will feature NBC Sports Group's Premier League analysts Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe, hosts of The 2 Robbies "Football" Show on NBC Sports Radio, as they preview the 2015-16 season.

[07/29/15 - 10:08 AM]
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The network's programming initiative also draws awareness to the National Geographic Society's Big Cats Initiative with public service announcements and on-air promotional attention, kicking off Wednesday, July 29.

[07/29/15 - 10:02 AM]
MTV Announces Season Two Pick-Up for "Scream" During Summer TCA Presentation
Plus: the network sets return dates for "Finding Carter" and "Ridiculousness."

[07/29/15 - 09:45 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires U.S. Rights to Leah Wolchok's "Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists"
The feature-length documentary debuts Monday, Dec. 7 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) exclusively on HBO, following a limited theatrical run (Nov. 20-Dec. 3).

[07/29/15 - 09:01 AM]
FX Networks Launches Emojis Based on Hit Original Series
"Archer," "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia," "The Strain," "Man Seeking Woman" and "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" are among the initial offerings.

[07/29/15 - 08:40 AM]
"Talent" and "Hollywood Game Night" Are the #1-2 Shows of the Night on the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 28.

[07/29/15 - 08:40 AM]
NBC Confirms "Welcome to Sweden" Exit, "Hollywood Game Night" Repeats to Fill Slot
Plus: look for the "Mr. Robinson" one-hour premiere to rebroadcast Sunday, August 9 at 7:00/6:00c.

[07/29/15 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "America's Got Talent"
Plus: "Zoo" on CBS rises to match its series high among adults 18-49.

[07/29/15 - 08:20 AM]
Animal Planet Statement Re: Kipenzi the Giraffe
"Like our friends and fellow animal lovers at the Dallas Zoo and around the world, Animal Planet is completely heartbroken after learning of the tragic news of Kipenzi's death."

[07/29/15 - 07:43 AM]
HGTV Delivers Its Highest-Rated July Ever
HGTV spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/29/15 - 07:35 AM]
truTV Announces Fall Lineup, Including Highly Anticipated "Funny or Die's Billy on the Street" and First-Ever "Impractical Jokers LIVE Punishment Special" Hosted by Howie Mandel
Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Anna Kendrick and Julianne Moore are among those featured in the new season of the former.

[07/29/15 - 07:16 AM]
Video: "Kendra on Top" Supertease - Season Four Premieres Friday, August 21 at 10PM ET/PT on WE tv
The series will move to its regularly scheduled timeslot Fridays at 9:00/8:00c on WE tv, beginning with the second episode.