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[11/01/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 1
Updates include: John Shiban exits AMC's "Hell on Wheels," putting season three on hold; HBO orders "Hello Ladies" to series; and Cartoon Network extends trio.

[11/01/12 - 10:01 PM]
"The X Factor" Judges Reveal Top 12 Finalists
Voting begins following the first performance show of the season on Wednesday, November 7.

[11/01/12 - 05:07 PM]
USA Cancels "Fairly Legal," Nears "Burn Notice" Renewal
The cable channel is finalizing a deal for a 13-episode seventh season of "Burn Notice."

[11/01/12 - 04:44 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "American Horror Story" Tops Halloween in Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "The Houstons: On Our Own," Syfy's "Face Off" and VH1's "Couples Therapy."

[11/01/12 - 04:38 PM]
More Stars Join NBCUniversal's Broadcast of "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together," a Benefit Telethon to Aid Victims of Hurricane Sandy
Kevin Bacon, Mary J. Blige, Tina Fey, James Gandolfini, Al Roker and Jon Stewart are all set to appear in tomorrow's telecast.

[11/01/12 - 03:48 PM]
Kal Penn Named Host of New Discovery Channel Competition Series "The Big Brain Theory"
The series, set to debut in the spring of 2013, will feature a seemingly impossible engineering challenge to be solved by the contestants each week.

[11/01/12 - 03:33 PM]
Jodie Foster to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at 70th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards on Sunday, January 13, 2013
"Jodie is a multifaceted woman that has achieved immeasurable amounts of success and will continue to do so in her career," said Takla-O'Reilly.

[11/01/12 - 03:21 PM]
HBO to Join NBC Universal in the Live Fundraising Special "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together," Debuting Friday, Nov. 2
All proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross relief efforts for Hurricane Sandy.

[11/01/12 - 02:54 PM]
BET Networks Urges the Nation to Vote and Announces Its Presidential Election Night Coverage
Highlights include "Battleground 2012: Vote Night," anchored by Ed Gordon, at 10:30/9:30c.

[11/01/12 - 02:30 PM]
"Downton Abbey Revisited" Premieres Sunday, November 25 on PBS
The 90-minute special recaps the show's first two seasons and offers a sneak peek at what's in store.

[11/01/12 - 02:29 PM]
ABC Family's 14th Annual "13 Nights of Halloween" Event Drives #1 Ranks in the Daypart in Target Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for October 19 through October 31.

[11/01/12 - 02:03 PM]
ESPN to Televise ING New York City Marathon Live and in HD on Sunday, Nov. 4
This marks the first time in nearly two decades that the famed road race is being televised live to a national audience.

[11/01/12 - 01:36 PM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Issues a Call to Action to Help Those Impacted by Hurricane Sandy
On Monday, November 5, the company's network and syndicated programming will encourage viewers to help those impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

[11/01/12 - 01:27 PM]
The Weather Channel Presents "Sandy: The Anatomy of a Superstorm"
The one-hour special premieres this Sunday, November 4 at 8:00/7:00c with an encore at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/01/12 - 01:17 PM]
Showtime(R) Acquires U.S. Television Premiere of "Roman Polanski: Odd Man Out"
Director Marina Zenovic is likewise behind Showtime's upcoming documentary "Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic."

[11/01/12 - 01:14 PM]
Vice President Joe Biden to Present the Top Ten List on CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Thursday, Nov. 1
Also visiting the show tonight are musicians Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, actress Judy Greer and musical guests Aerosmith.

[11/01/12 - 12:52 PM]
EPIX to Premiere Coldplay Live 2012 Original Concert Event
Said event airs Saturday, November 17 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[11/01/12 - 12:42 PM]
Erica Hill Named "Weekend Today" Co-Anchor Alongside Lester Holt
The weekend anchor team of Lester Holt, Erica Hill, Jenna Wolfe, and Dylan Dreyer officially debuts Saturday, November 3.

[11/01/12 - 12:28 PM]
Tennis Exhibitions Live on ESPN3: Williams Sisters in South Africa on Nov. 4, "The Face Off" Doubleheader in Toronto on Nov. 16
The latter features Serena Williams facing Agnieszka Radwanska and Andy Roddick against local favorite Milos Raonic.

[11/01/12 - 12:00 PM]
Video: A "Republican Party Message" from Mr. Burns! "The Simpsons" Airs Sunday, Nov. 4 at 8/7c!
Watch a tease from this weekend's new installment.

[11/01/12 - 11:59 AM]
The CW Gives "America's Next Top Model" Two-Hour Season Finale on Friday, November 16
The extra installment of "Top Model" will bump the previously announced episode of "Nikita."

[11/01/12 - 11:08 AM]
Video: "The Mob Doctor" Exclusive Clip - Heart Surgery from "Legacy"
Get a first look at the show's new episode premiering this Monday at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/01/12 - 10:39 AM]
Mid-Season Premiere of "Hardcore Pawn" Moves to Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
truTV's flagship series was previously slated to roll out the week prior.

[11/01/12 - 10:32 AM]
"CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" Scares Away 10:00 PM Competitors in Viewers and Adults 18-49 with Its Largest Audience Since April
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 31.

[11/01/12 - 10:25 AM]
E! Online Launches Destination Dedicated to Beauty, Fashion and Living
"The Trend" will live on all platforms with integrations on E! News, as well as across the brand's vast mobile and social footprints.

[11/01/12 - 10:18 AM]
NBC Shuffles Friday Lineup to Make Room for "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together"
The previously announced encore of Monday's "Revolution" will now air at 10:00/9:00c, replacing "Dateline NBC."

[11/01/12 - 09:57 AM]
Batter Up! 13 New Contestants Compete to Be TLC's "Next Great Baker"
The 10-episode season kicks off with a special 90-minute premiere on Monday, November 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/01/12 - 09:49 AM]
Featuring a First-Ever Visit by David Letterman, ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Delivers its Best Young Adult Rating Since June
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Wednesday, October 31.

[11/01/12 - 09:46 AM]
HGTV Offers Special Preview of 2013 Series "Catastrophe, Inc."
The documentary series - featuring Ed Ranieri, Enzo Maddalena, Kari Openshaw and Joe Charboneau - will air back-to-back episodes this Sunday at 7:00/6:00c.

[11/01/12 - 09:46 AM]
Current TV to Premiere Jim Breuer's Award-Winning Documentary "More Than Me" on November 10, 2012
The film, featuring the "Saturday Night Live" alumnus, will air at 8:00/7:00c on said night.

[11/01/12 - 09:34 AM]
The Huffington Post Media Group and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Launch "HuffPost OWN" a New Destination for Inspiration Online
HuffPost OWN will include selections from this year's list of Oprah's Favorite Things from O, The Oprah Magazine's Holiday O List, featured in the December issue.

[11/01/12 - 09:32 AM]
Dan is Back for a New Season of Avenging Grudges with Season Premiere of "Dan Vs." November 17 on The Hub TV Network
Upcoming guest stars include Jenna Fischer, Felicia Day, Kurtwood Smith, Rex Lee, Maurice LaMarche, Clancy Brown, Ernie Hudson, Seth Green and Tom Kenny.

[11/01/12 - 09:01 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" is Wednesday's #1 TV Show for its 5th Straight Telecast in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 31.

[11/01/12 - 08:45 AM]
Special Wednesday Telecast of "30 Rock" Hits a Season High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 31.

[11/01/12 - 08:42 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The X Factor" Powers FOX to Tight Demo Win
The network's talent competition however is down double digits from its last Wednesday original.

[11/01/12 - 08:02 AM]
CBS and Netflix Announce Extension for International Licensing Agreements in Canada, Latin America, the United Kingdom and Ireland
"We are delighted to be bringing more great CBS and Showtime series to our members throughout the world," said Ted Sarandos.

[11/01/12 - 07:27 AM]
David Clark Named President of The Weather Channel Network
"It's an incredible time to be joining The Weather Company," said Clark.

[11/01/12 - 07:01 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Is "The" Source for Live Election Results
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report" will air live across the country on Tuesday, November 6 beginning at 11:00/10:00c.

[11/01/12 - 05:42 AM]
NBCUniversal Announces "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together," a Benefit Telethon to Aid Victims of Hurricane Sandy
Matt Lauer hosts the one-hour special, airing Friday, November 2 at 8:00/7:00c across NBC, Bravo, CNBC, E!, G4, MSNBC, Style, Syfy and USA.

[10/31/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 31
Updates include: Nicholas Sparks lands three cable dramas; Michael Tolkin to pen "Hollywood & Vines" at ABC; and Taylor Sheridan brings "Olympus" to FOX.

[10/31/12 - 06:27 PM]
"Six Little McGhees" Premieres Saturday, December 15 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The newcomer will launch immediately following the season finale of "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's."

[10/31/12 - 05:33 PM]
Lifetime to Premiere "Teenage Bank Heist" on Nov. 9
Maeve Quinlin, Abbie Cobb, Rosa Blasi and Cassi Thomson co-star in the project.

[10/31/12 - 04:53 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: TNT, FX Top Charts with NBA, "Sons of Anarchy"
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Viral Video Showdown," Discovery's "Fighting Tuna" and MTV's "Underemployed."

[10/31/12 - 04:34 PM]
"Gossip Girl" Wraps Up a Six-Season Run with a Two-Hour Series Finale on Monday, December 17
In addition, viewers will be treated to a sneak peek at the upcoming series "The Carrie Diaries."

[10/31/12 - 04:23 PM]
Over 8.2 Million Americans Turn to NBC News for Extended Primetime Coverage of Sandy
NBC News spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 30.

[10/31/12 - 03:46 PM]
Season 2 Premiere of Syfy's "Total Blackout," Hosted by Jaleel White, Shatters Series Records in Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 30.

[10/31/12 - 03:44 PM]
FX Orders Third Season of Acclaimed Comedy Series "Wilfred"
Additionally, Reed Agnew and Eli Jorné have been elevated to showrunners for the upcoming season.

[10/31/12 - 03:36 PM]
Lifetime Pulls Tonight's Premiere of "The Real Exorcist"
The unscripted series, originally set to air at 11:00/10:00c, follows Reverend Bob Larson as he attempts to "cure" the possessed.

[10/31/12 - 03:35 PM]
USA Formally Pulls the Plug on "Common Law"
The Michael Ealy/Warren Kole-led drama was not expected to return.

[10/31/12 - 02:54 PM]
Nickelodeon Debuts First Full-Length Stop-Motion Special, "It's A SpongeBob Christmas!," Dec. 9, at 7:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
The half-hour special, co-written by Tom Kenny and Andy Paley, features John Goodman as Santa Claus.







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[02/19/17 - 08:07 PM]
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[02/19/17 - 08:32 AM]
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[02/18/17 - 08:25 AM]
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[02/17/17 - 03:05 PM]
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[02/17/17 - 02:37 PM]
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[02/17/17 - 12:20 PM]
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[02/17/17 - 11:09 AM]
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[02/17/17 - 10:31 AM]
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[02/17/17 - 09:21 AM]
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[02/17/17 - 09:01 AM]
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[02/17/17 - 08:37 AM]
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[02/17/17 - 08:27 AM]
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