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[11/02/12 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 2
Updates include: Freddy Rodriguez reports to NBC's "After Hours"; James D'Arcy joins A&E's "Those Who Kill"; and Disney Channel eyes "Boy Meets World" sequel series.

[11/02/12 - 10:08 PM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" to Auction Off Brooklyn Show Desk to Benefit the Red Cross
To bid on the desk, go to "charitybuzz.com/abc" so that you can host your own show at home.

[11/02/12 - 05:23 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Chiefs/Chargers Trump "Jersey Shore" for NFL Network
Plus: numbers for GSN's "The Newlywed Game," TLC's "Four Weddings" and FX's "The League."

[11/02/12 - 04:37 PM]
Olympic Diving Legend and Four-Time Gold Medalist Greg Louganis Signs on as Judge for ABC's Diving Competition Series Based on Hit International Format, "Celebrity Splash"
The series - a breakout hit of summer 2012 in the Netherlands - will premiere on ABC in 2013.

[11/02/12 - 03:23 PM]
NBC News Decision 2012 Election Coverage
The Peacock details its various offerings set for Tuesday, November 6.

[11/02/12 - 02:34 PM]
"The Vampire Diaries" Has Most Watched Episode Since January
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, November 1.

[11/02/12 - 02:27 PM]
Steven Tyler and Joe Perry (Aerosmith) and Whoopi Goldberg Are the Latest Stars to Join NBCUniversal's Broadcast of "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together." the Benefit Telethon to Aid Victims of Hurricane Sandy
Previously announced talent includes Christina Aguilera, Kevin Bacon, Mary J. Blige, Jon Bon Jovi, Tina Fey, James Gandolfini, Billy Joel, Al Roker, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Jon Stewart and Sting.

[11/02/12 - 02:15 PM]
"Nightline" No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 22-26.

[11/02/12 - 02:03 PM]
NBCUniversal to Partner Across Multiple Television, Radio and Digital Platforms to Extend Coverage of "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together," a Benefit Telethon to Aid Victims of Hurricane Sandy Airing Tonight, 8-9 PM/ET
Discovery's Fit & Health and Velocity networks, The Weather Channel and Clear Channel's iHeartRadio will also carry the event.

[11/02/12 - 01:57 PM]
NBC Drops Tonight's "Revolution" Encore for New "Dateline" Special
Look for "Dateline NBC: Rescue and Recovery" to now fill the 10:00/9:00c hour.

[11/02/12 - 01:40 PM]
E! Showcases Unprecedented Access to the Artist You Only Thought You Knew When "Nicki Minaj: My Truth" Premieres Sunday, November 4 at 10:30PM
The second and third installments will premiere Sunday, November 11 and Sunday, November 18, respectively.

[11/02/12 - 12:59 PM]
Claudia Black and Nolan North (Uncharted Video Game Series) Will Join Former Co-Star Emily Rose on Syfy's Hit Series "Haven"
They'll appear in the show's November 2, November 9 and December 6 episodes.

[11/02/12 - 12:56 PM]
Lifetime Posts Continued Growth in October
Lifetime spins the numbers for the month of October and the year to date.

[11/02/12 - 12:38 PM]
ABC Family, SOAPnet, Radio Disney, "General Hospital," "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" and the Disney Stores Join Disney/ABC TV Group's "Day of Giving" This Monday
The "Day of Giving" will encourage the tens of millions of viewers and customers engaged throughout the day to help those impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

[11/02/12 - 12:33 PM]
ABC News Announces Coverage for Election Night 2012
ABC News will have full election coverage from 7:00 p.m., ET until at least 2:00 a.m., ET.

[11/02/12 - 12:14 PM]
The Fifth and Final Season of "Fringe" Concludes with a Two-Hour Series Finale, Including the 100th Episode, Friday, January 18, on FOX
"I will always owe the cast and crew for pouring their hearts and souls into every dimension of this series," said J.J. Abrams.

[11/02/12 - 11:36 AM]
Chef Duskie Estes Wins First-Ever Food Network "Road to Redemption" Web Tournament and Joins "The Next Iron Chef: Redemption" Cast
The show's new season rolls out this Sunday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c with a special 90-minute premiere.

[11/02/12 - 11:31 AM]
"Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Score #1 Rankings for the Week of Oct. 22-26, Generating Seven-Week Ratings Highs
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 22-26 plus Saturday, October 27.

[11/02/12 - 11:25 AM]
Season 4 of "BBQ Pitmasters" Will No Longer Premiere on November 17 Due to Production Delays Caused by Hurricane Sandy
The competition series will instead return at a later date.

[11/02/12 - 10:39 AM]
CBS News to Deliver Seven Hours of Election Night Coverage
Coverage is slated for this Tuesday, November 6 from 7:00 PM-2:00 AM ET at the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City.

[11/02/12 - 10:27 AM]
TLC Renews Hit Series "Long Island Medium" for a Fourth Season
The network has ordered 30 half-hour episodes for season four, with the first part to premiere March 2013.

[11/02/12 - 10:22 AM]
NBC News and TV One Confirm Guests and Panelists for 2012 Presidential Election Night Coverage
Karen Finney, Joe Madison, Robert Traynham, Steve Gray, Mara Schiavocampo, Marc Morial, Benjamin Jealous, Patrick Gaspard, Tara Wall, Michael Hancock and Stacey Dash are all on tap.

[11/02/12 - 10:10 AM]
Relive the "46th Annual CMA Awards" When CMT Retelecasts the Big Event Wednesday, November 21 at 9:00 P.M. ET
The awards will also be rebroadcast on Friday, Nov. 23 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT, Saturday, Nov. 24 at 2:00 p.m., ET/PT, and Sunday, Nov. 25 at 4:00 p.m., ET/PT.

[11/02/12 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Unwraps the World Broadcast Premiere of "DreamWorks Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury," a Must-See Holiday Special Inspired by the Hit Animation Film "How to Train Your Dragon" Monday, December 17
The franchise's second and third feature film installments are due in theaters on June 20, 2014, and June 18, 2016.

[11/02/12 - 09:52 AM]
First Time Visits By Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Rank Among "Jimmy Kimmel Live's" Top 10 Most-Watched Telecasts Ever
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, November 1.

[11/02/12 - 09:40 AM]
Syfy Showcases Eccentric and Creepy Antiques in Relic Hunting Reality Series "Deals from the Darkside"
The newcomer rolls out this Wednesday, November 7 at 10:00/9:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[11/02/12 - 09:26 AM]
Barclays ATP World Tour Finals All Week on ESPN3, ESPN2
Novak Djokovic, winner of the Australian Open and as of this coming Monday No. 1 in the world, is guaranteed to leave London as the year-end, top-ranked player.

[11/02/12 - 09:05 AM]
USA Nixes "Political Animals" Sequel
The news marks the third cancellation by the network in as many days.

[11/02/12 - 09:00 AM]
Monster and Spike TV Partner to Create Special Monster DNA(TM) Camouflage Headphones to Support the Network's "Hire a Vet" Initiative
Exclusively sold at Best Buy stores beginning November 12, the headphones sport the exact military digital camouflage design worn by our troops.

[11/02/12 - 08:59 AM]
Nickelodeon Moves Up "iCarly" Finale to Friday, November 23; "Marvin Marvin" to Launch Saturday, November 24
The Lucas Cruikshank-led comedy will follow a new episode of "Victorious" on said date.

[11/02/12 - 08:54 AM]
"Rock Center with Brian Williams" Delivers Its Highest 18-49, 25-54 and Total-Viewer Results Since September 13
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 1.

[11/02/12 - 08:42 AM]
ABC Wins with the CMA Awards Scoring its Top Non-Sports Thursday in Over 3 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 1.

[11/02/12 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "CMA Awards" Put ABC on Top in Viewers, Demos
Plus: "The Vampire Diaries," "Elementary" and "The Big Bang Theory" all post week-to-week gains.

[11/02/12 - 08:25 AM]
"Curiosity" Looks Into What Caused Hurricane Sandy and the Lessons Learned
The episode, "Super Storm," premieres Sunday, November 18 at 9:00/8:00c on Discovery.

[11/02/12 - 08:19 AM]
ESPN Will Honor Veterans and Troops in Programming Across Its U.S. Media Platforms Wednesday, Nov. 7 Through Sunday, Nov. 11
Highlights include the Sears Armed Forces Classic men's basketball game between No. 14 Michigan State University and the University of Connecticut at Ramstein Air Base in Germany.

[11/02/12 - 08:09 AM]
ESPN's College GameDay to Originate from USS San Diego on November 10
Servicemen and women, along with their families, from the Naval Base San Diego and nearby Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton will make up GameDay's live audience.

[11/02/12 - 08:07 AM]
USA Network Starts Production on "Graceland" - New Original Drama Based on a True Story
Daniel Sunjata and Aaron Tveit topline the hour, which premieres next summer on the network.

[11/02/12 - 08:05 AM]
FOX Trims "The Goodwin Games" Order to Seven Episodes
Becki Newton, Scott Foley and T.J. Miller star in the comedy, which is due at midseason.

[11/02/12 - 07:36 AM]
Syfy Celebrates Thanksgiving Weekend with Annual James Bond Movie Marathon - Plus All Day Dragon Flicks
Plus: look for the premiere of "Dungeons and Dragons: The Book of Vile Darkness" on Saturday, November 24 at 9:00/8:00c.

[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.







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[07/29/16 - 01:03 PM]
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Screenwriter Mikko Alanne ("The 33") is adapting and also executive producing this epic story of survival for television.

[07/29/16 - 01:02 PM]
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[07/29/16 - 01:01 PM]
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[07/29/16 - 12:12 PM]
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[07/29/16 - 11:45 AM]
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[07/29/16 - 11:30 AM]
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[07/29/16 - 11:02 AM]
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[07/29/16 - 10:33 AM]
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[07/29/16 - 09:26 AM]
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[07/29/16 - 09:07 AM]
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[07/29/16 - 08:33 AM]
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The five-episode stunt launches Sunday, August 28 at 9:00/8:00c on Food Network.

[07/29/16 - 08:31 AM]
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[07/28/16 - 06:45 PM]
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The network's latest original movie centers on 25-year-old Jean, portrayed in a break-out performance by Taylour Paige, and her multi-generational, middle-class family of strong-minded yet loving women.

[07/28/16 - 02:30 PM]
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Lea Michele, Sarah Hyland, NE-YO, Chris Evans, Daisy Ridley, Shay Mitchell and Ashley Benson are also among the celebrities scheduled to appear.

[07/28/16 - 01:58 PM]
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The film stars Tyler Lepley as undefeated boxer Jaxon Holley and explores the personal battles he faces outside of the ring while preparing for the biggest fight of his career.