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[09/24/13 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 24
Updates include: Bruno Heller to bring "Gotham" to FOX; Vanessa Redgrave cast in ABC's "The Black Box"; and NBC gives pilot order to "The Odyssey."

[09/24/13 - 06:52 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Voice," "MNF" Overshadow the Night
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Fashion Police," Discovery's "Turn & Burn" and VH1's "Black Ink Crew."

[09/24/13 - 06:47 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NFL, Emmys Dominate Competition
Plus: numbers for AMC's "Low Winter Sun," Showtime's "Ray Donovan" and Nickelodeon's "Dora the Explorer."

[09/24/13 - 06:42 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: College Football, "Sam & Cat" Lead Viewers
Plus: numbers for Starz's "The White Queen," Spike TV's "Cops" and Lifetime's "Taken: The Search for Sophie Parker."

[09/24/13 - 06:37 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Shark Tank," "Last Man Standing" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for WE tv's "Kendra on Top," Spike TV's "Bellator MMA Live" and Discovery's "Inside Raising the Concordia."

[09/24/13 - 05:49 PM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Ranks #1 for the Primetime Week of Sept. 16-22 on ABC, CBS, NBC & FOX in 18-49, 18-34, 25-54, Kids and Teens
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 16-22.

[09/24/13 - 04:03 PM]
ABC's Primetime Spikes to 13-Week Highs in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 16-22.

[09/24/13 - 03:19 PM]
CBS to Rebroadcast "The Crazy Ones," "Mom" & "Hostages" Pilots This Saturday
All three openers will encore back-to-back beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/24/13 - 02:06 PM]
Lifetime's Drama "Army Wives" Concludes Historic Run
To honor the series, Lifetime is planning a two-hour retrospective special with cast members that will air early next year.

[09/24/13 - 01:46 PM]
A&E's Hit Real-Life Crime and Justice Series "Beyond Scared Straight" and "The First 48" Return Thursday, October 3
The former, from Academy Award and multiple Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Arnold Shapiro, will kick off its fifth season.

[09/24/13 - 01:22 PM]
Tune-In to "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" on Wednesday, September 25 to See Josina Reaves of Brooklyn, NY Answer the $1 Million Question
With a correct answer, Reaves will walk away with $1 million.

[09/24/13 - 01:00 PM]
New Documentary "JFK: The Final Hours" Retraces the Last 24 Hours of President Kennedy's Life, Premieres 11/8, 8 PM
The National Geographic Channel special, entitled "JFK: The Final Hours," will be narrated Bill Paxton.

[09/24/13 - 12:54 PM]
Syfy Rounds Out Cast for "Dominion" Pilot
Anthony Stewart Head, Roxanne McKee, Luke Allen-Gale and guest star Shivani Ghai have all signed onto the supernatural drama.

[09/24/13 - 12:35 PM]
Struggling Family Restaurants Come Together by Dividing in Two in New Primetime Series "Restaurant Divided" Hosted by Chef Rocco DiSpirito
The six-episode series premieres Thursday, October 24 at 10:00/9:00c on Food Network.

[09/24/13 - 12:28 PM]
Adult Swim's Total Day Ranks #1 with Adults 18-24, 18-34 & 18-49 and Men 18-24 & 18-34 on Basic Cable
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 16-22.

[09/24/13 - 12:28 PM]
NBA TV Is Bringing Back "NBA Inside Stuff" with Fresh New Look Including Co-Hosts Grant Hill and Kristen Ledlow
The 30-minute show will be televised weekly throughout the NBA season beginning Saturday, November 2 at Noon ET.

[09/24/13 - 12:25 PM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day Across Major Youth Demos for 4th Straight Week; 24-Hour Disney Junior channel Tops Nick Jr. by Largest Margin Ever
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of September 16-22.

[09/24/13 - 11:06 AM]
Investigation Discovery Goes Back on the Hunt with Lt. Joe Kenda, America's Favorite Real-Life "Homicide Hunter"
The series kicks off its third season on Tuesday, October 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/24/13 - 11:01 AM]
Mitch Graham Named Vice President, Alternative Programming, CBS Entertainment
Graham transitions to the alternative programming department from his position as Director, Publicity, CBS Communications.

[09/24/13 - 10:58 AM]
FX Set to Cross "The Bridge" for a Second Time
The series, led by Demian Bichir and Diane Kruger, will be back for another 13 episodes.

[09/24/13 - 10:39 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" with Cedric the Entertainer Grows Year to Year Across Key Nielsen Measures
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 9-13.

[09/24/13 - 10:15 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Schedule and Talent for PaleyFest: Made in NY and for the PaleyLive Fall Lineup
"Orange Is the New Black," "Person of Interest," "The Americans," "Elementary," "Nurse Jackie" and "Boardwalk Empire" are among the featured series.

[09/24/13 - 10:05 AM]
LMN Premieres First Original Series "Killer Profile" on Sunday, October 13 at 9PM
In the series, three criminal profilers lead viewers through the troubled minds and disturbing exploits of some of America's most vicious serial killers.

[09/24/13 - 10:01 AM]
Ready to Rule! MTV2's "Guy Court" Makes Its Series Debut on Wednesday, November 6 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: look for "In Guy Code We Trust: The Guy Court Preview Special" tonight at 11:30/10:30c following the season finale of "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out."

[09/24/13 - 09:54 AM]
ABC Music Lounge Is Back with a Second Season of the "Nashville"-Inspired Docu-Web Series, "On the Record"
First up: "Why Can't I Say Goodnight," written by Kim Richey and performed by Clare Bowen as Scarlett O'Connor and Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott.

[09/24/13 - 09:50 AM]
With a 27-Week High, "Live with Kelly and Michael" Beats "Ellen's" Premiere Week
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 9-13.

[09/24/13 - 09:19 AM]
NBC's Four NFL Games This Season Only Primetime Shows on Any Network Since June to Draw 20 Million Viewers
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 22.

[09/24/13 - 09:17 AM]
Starz to Develop New Original Drama Series "Gringo"
The project will chronicle a Mexican-American Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agent who infiltrates one of Mexico's most deadly drug and human smuggling cartels.

[09/24/13 - 08:54 AM]
Bravo Media Presents a Special "Watch What Happens Live One-On-One with Teresa and Joe Giudice" Premiering Sunday, September 29 at 9PM ET/PT
"The Real Housewives of New Jersey" wraps up its fifth season with a 90-minute event beginning this Sunday.

[09/24/13 - 08:52 AM]
"The Blacklist" Delivers the Highest Rating for Any 10 p.m. Drama on ABC, CBS or NBC in the Past Year
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, September 23.

[09/24/13 - 08:46 AM]
2nd Season Premiere of "Katie" Opens at Over 6-Month Highs Across the Board
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 9-13.

[09/24/13 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "Dancing" Week 2 and the "Castle" Premiere Grow Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 23.

[09/24/13 - 08:25 AM]
Travel Channel Announces "Greatest Mysteries" Franchise - A Series of One-Hour Specials Hosted by Don Wildman
This series of eight one-hour specials examines an iconic location through a unique lens of mystery and intrigue.

[09/24/13 - 08:24 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Voice," "Blacklist" Open Big for NBC
Plus: CBS's "Hostages" opens as the least-watched original among adults 18-49 last night.

[09/24/13 - 08:19 AM]
Nickelodeon Serves Up Thrills and Chills with "Deadtime Stories," a Frighteningly Fun New Live Action Series Premiering Oct. 3, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
The single-camera show stars Jennifer Stone as "The Babysitter," who shares stories from her collection of creepy tales with children every week.

[09/24/13 - 07:11 AM]
College Football: ESPN & ABC Showcase No. 1 Alabama, No. 4 Ohio State & No. 5 Stanford in Prime Time
Highlights include prime-time telecasts of No. 1 Alabama and No. 5 Stanford on ESPN and No. 4 Ohio State on ABC.

[09/24/13 - 07:03 AM]
NBC Olympics & U.S. Olympic Committee Acquire Media Rights to Sochi 2014, Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
NBC and NBCSN will combine to air 50 hours of television coverage for March's Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, starting on March 7 with the Opening Ceremony.

[09/24/13 - 06:10 AM]
Hallmark Movie Channel Inaugurates "The Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas" the Network's First-Ever Holiday Programming Slate
Highlights include "Christmas With Tucker," starring James Brolin and Josie Bissett.

[09/24/13 - 06:01 AM]
Canine Trio Chosen for Hotly Contested "Chicago Fire" Top Dog Competition Announced Live on NBC's "Today"
The public can now select the No. 1 "'Chicago Fire' Top Dog" by going to Today.com/TopDog and casting a vote for one of the three contestants.

[09/24/13 - 06:01 AM]
Video: ABC Declassifies "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."
Comedian and pop culture commentator Brett Erlich as host takes a new approach to the "previously on" with comedic recaps.

[09/24/13 - 06:00 AM]
Brand New Special "Power Players: Sports' Hottest Couples" Hosted by Gabrielle Reece Premieres Saturday, September 28th at 7:00PM ET/PT on E!
The special is timed with this weekend's launch of E!'s newest reality show "Eric & Jessie: Game On."

[09/24/13 - 01:08 AM]
Discovery Networks International Recomissions a Second Season of Innovation and Illusion with the Return of "Breaking Magic"
The 14-episode series brings back its international cast of magicians for even more mesmerizing stunts and street magic.

[09/23/13 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 23
Updates include: CBS eyes "NCIS" spin-off set in New Orleans; Bethany Joy Lenz to topline E!'s "Songbyrd"; and Maulik Pancholy cast in Lifetime's "HR."

[09/23/13 - 07:01 PM]
Julianne Hough to Guest Judge on "Dancing with the Stars," Monday, October 7
Hough was a two-time professional champion on "Dancing with the Stars" before making a seamless transition to award-winning recording artist and actress.

[09/23/13 - 02:13 PM]
Video: "Scandal 101" Web Video Now Live with All the Most Shocking Twists and Turns from Last Season's "Scandal"
Josh Malina will take viewers on a deeper dive during the one-hour special, "Scandal: The Secret is Out," on Thursday, October 3.

[09/23/13 - 12:38 PM]
"Dexter" Finale Ranks as Its Biggest Telecast Ever & Highest-Rated Episode in Showtime History
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, September 22.

[09/23/13 - 11:51 AM]
Lifetime's "Devious Maids" Reaches Series Highs in Season One Finale
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, September 22.

[09/23/13 - 11:04 AM]
Video: First Look at "Bonnie & Clyde" - Four-Hour, Two-Night Event Simulcast on Lifetime, A&E and History in December
Holliday Grainger and Emile Hirsch star in the project, premiering Sunday, December 8 and Monday, December 9.

[09/23/13 - 11:03 AM]
USA Is the #1 Cable Network for an Unprecedented 29th Consecutive Quarter
USA spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/23/13 - 10:13 AM]
CBS's Broadcast of "The 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards" Delivers Largest Audience Since 2005
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 22.







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[04/19/14 - 09:02 AM]
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[04/19/14 - 08:34 AM]
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[04/19/14 - 08:32 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 03:21 PM]
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[04/18/14 - 12:09 PM]
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[04/18/14 - 11:25 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 10:56 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 10:21 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 10:13 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 10:02 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 09:32 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 09:30 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 08:43 AM]
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ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:42 AM]
"Parenthood" Jumps 18% Versus Last Week in 18-49, Making It Its Top Episode in Three Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:22 AM]
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