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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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[10/31/14 - 03:43 PM]
TNT Greenlights High-Octane Drama "Agent X," Starring Jeff Hephner, Sharon Stone and Gerald McRaney
The network has ordered 10 episodes for the first season of the series, with plans to launch in the second half of 2015.

[10/31/14 - 02:08 PM]
The Season Premiere of "Mom" Delivers Series High Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
Iggy Azalea to Perform at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
She joins a star-studded lineup of previously announced must-see performers including 5 Seconds of Summer, Charli XCX, Mary J. Blige, Fergie, Lorde, One Direction, Sam Smith and the evening's host, Pitbull.

[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
PBS to Air Second Season of Shine International's Boisterous Sitcom "Vicious" Stateside, Summer 2015
Following a re-commission by UK broadcaster ITV, the series will return with Freddie (Sir Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Sir Derek Jacobi) delivering more biting remarks, snide comments and cruel asides.

[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC Beats CBS' Thursday Night Premieres to Win the Opening Night Of the November Sweep for the 2nd Straight Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
Global Mystery Solved: Investigation Discovery Did It!
Since Investigation Discovery debuted in February 2008, it has been one of the fastest-growing networks in U.S. cable television and has seen a parallel growth track internationally.

[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R) Nominated Film "Do the Right Thing" with Special Introduction by Critically Acclaimed Lead Actress Rosie Perez
On Saturday, November 1, USA Network will air the Spike Lee film, that sparked a national dialogue more than two decades ago about racial tension in America and which still remains relevant today.

[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
Death-Defying Stunts and Famous Cars Take Center Stage in Two New Original Reality Series
"Extreme Escapes" (Saturday, November 29) and "Screen Machines" (Tuesday, December 2) are both on tap at ReelzChannel in the coming weeks.

[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.

[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
52 Million Viewers Tune-In to World Series Game 7
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 29.

[10/30/14 - 12:53 PM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Shakes Things Up This November with an Exciting Lineup of Theme Weeks
"Millionaire: Whiz Kids," "Celebrity Week," "Millionaire: Daytime Talk Show Week" and "Millionaire: Guinness World Records(R) Edition" are all on tap.

[10/30/14 - 11:35 AM]
GSN's "Idiotest" Settles the Ongoing Election Night Debate as Democrats and Republicans Battle It Out to Determine Who Is Smarter
The themed episode airs Tuesday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats Letterman, Kimmel in All Key Ratings Categories for Week of Oct. 20-24
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 20-24.