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[10/10/13 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 10
Updates include: The CW asks for three additional scripts from its fall dramas; ABC extends "Shark Tank" season to 24 episodes; and Tom Papa to get "More Time with Family" at CBS.

[10/10/13 - 09:00 PM]
"The X Factor" Judges Reveal the Top 16 Acts That Enter "Training Camp" to Prepare for a Shot in the Big League
When the series returns on Tuesday, October 29, the Top 16 semifinalists will perform live for the judges.

[10/10/13 - 05:48 PM]
Illinois Governor Proclaims October 11 "Smokey the Dog Day"
Smokey will appear on NBC's "Chicago Fire" in a cameo role during an episode later this season.

[10/10/13 - 05:38 PM]
Video: New York Comic Con Fans Check Out the Future of "The Tomorrow People"... Today!
Check out a sneak peek at footage from the show's first eight episodes.

[10/10/13 - 04:10 PM]
Lost "Doctor Who" Episodes Newly Recovered from the 1960s, Now Available Exclusively on iTunes
11 episodes were discovered (nine of which have not been seen for 46 years) by Philip Morris, director of Television International Enterprises Archive.

[10/10/13 - 03:30 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Duck Dynasty," "American Horror Story" Top Demos at 10 PM
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Big Tips Texas," Syfy's "Ghost Hunters" and History's "American Pickers."

[10/10/13 - 02:34 PM]
Oxygen Media's "Preachers of L.A." Delivers Strongest Wednesday Premiere in Network History with 1.1 Million Total Viewers
Oxygen spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 9.

[10/10/13 - 01:51 PM]
Cesar Millan Helps Dog Adopters Survive their First Weeks in New Special, "Doggie Nightmares," Nov. 3 at 10 PM
In his new Nat Geo WILD special, Millan follows two households as they take the giant leap of adopting a new dog and walks them through the process, guiding them in the right direction.

[10/10/13 - 12:36 PM]
Bravo Media Bares All with Two Nights of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey Tell All" Monday October 14 at 9PM & Sunday October 20 at 8PM ET/PT
Both hours feature never-before-seen footage of everyone's favorite Garden State ladies from this past season.

[10/10/13 - 12:13 PM]
"Sleepy Hollow" Premiere Hits 25 Million with DVR, VOD and Streaming
FOX further spins the numbers for Monday, September 16.

[10/10/13 - 12:03 PM]
"American Horror Story: Coven" Premiere Episode Conjures Up Ratings Magic
FX spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 9.

[10/10/13 - 11:44 AM]
"Bar Rescue" Debuts Special Hurricane Sandy Episode Sunday, October 27 at 10 PM
In the fall of 2012, Hurricane Sandy devastated the Bungalow Bar and Grill, a once-booming Rockaway Beach, NY establishment.

[10/10/13 - 11:41 AM]
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop" Is Back in the Big Apple for Season 4 and "Chrissy & Mr. Jones" Settle in for Season 2
Both series return back-to-back on Monday, October 28 at 8:00/7:00c and 9:00/8:00c.

[10/10/13 - 11:34 AM]
Discovery Fit & Health Brings It Home with Two All-New Series Thursdays in November
"Urban Suburban" and "Reno vs Relocate" are both set to launch on November 7 at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively.

[10/10/13 - 11:31 AM]
All-New Installments of "Animation Domination High-Def" Begin Late-Night Saturday, November 2, on FOX
Plus: as previously reported, look for sneak previews of "Lucas Bros. Moving Co." and "Golan the Insatiable" on Saturday, November 23.

[10/10/13 - 11:27 AM]
Miley Cyrus-Hosted "SNL" Draws the Show's Highest 18-49, Total Viewers Since March 9
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Saturday, October 5.

[10/10/13 - 11:19 AM]
Leno, Fallon Off to Strong Two-Week Gains vs. Year-Ago Demos, Total Viewers
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 30-October 4.

[10/10/13 - 11:08 AM]
TBS' Exclusive Coverage of the National League Championship Series - Los Angeles Dodgers vs. St. Louis Cardinals - Begins Friday, October 11 at 8:30 p.m. ET
Sports Emmy Award-winning commentator Ernie Johnson will call the series alongside analysts Ron Darling and Cal Ripken with reporter Craig Sager.

[10/10/13 - 11:04 AM]
Recently Announced New Groundbreaking Special, "David Blaine: Real or Magic," Premieres on Tuesday, November 19th on ABC
With "Real or Magic," Blaine redefines magic once again, eliciting reactions that both shock and defy all expectations.

[10/10/13 - 10:46 AM]
ABC Announces Full Season Order for "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."
The series opened as TV's highest-rated drama debut in nearly 4 years and ranks as the No. 1 new show of the 2013-14 season among Adults 18-49.

[10/10/13 - 10:33 AM]
The PGA of America and NBC Sports Group Reach Historic Agreement
The partnership, which extends through 2030, includes eight additional Ryder Cups on NBC.

[10/10/13 - 10:25 AM]
T.I. Hits the Sun and Tiny Hits the Road on the Season Three Finale of "T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle"
Said installment airs this Monday, October 14 at 9:00/8:00c on VH1.

[10/10/13 - 10:05 AM]
"Return to Downton Abbey" Premieres Sunday, December 1, 2013, at 9:00 PM on PBS
Susan Sarandon hosts the special, a mix of behind-the-scenes footage, interviews with creators and cast members, and video clips of favorite moments.

[10/10/13 - 09:51 AM]
Both CBS Late Night Shows Post Year-to-Year Increases in Viewers for the Second Consecutive Week
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 30-October 4.

[10/10/13 - 09:25 AM]
"Survivor" and "CSI" Sweep Time Periods in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 9.

[10/10/13 - 08:45 AM]
"Revolution" Improves by 15% on NBC's Time-Period Result for the Same Night Last Year and Was Up 34% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 9.

[10/10/13 - 08:32 AM]
"Cheers, Queers!" Bravo Media Celebrates a Fabulous "Queer Eye Reunion: 10 Years Later" Premiering Sunday, October 20 at 9PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen welcomes Ted Allen, Kyan Douglas, Thom Filicia, Carson Kressley and Jai Rodriguez who discuss the impact of their trailblazing show on their own lives and on the nation.

[10/10/13 - 08:30 AM]
#1 for the 3rd Straight Wednesday, ABC Posts Most Competitive Start to a Season in 6 Years on the Night
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 9.

[10/10/13 - 08:27 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Continue Tight Demo Race
The Alphabet's "Modern Family" is once again the night's most-watched program among adults 18-49.

[10/10/13 - 08:21 AM]
Featuring Kanye West, ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Ranks #1 on Wednesday with Its Best-Ever Telecast at 11:35pm
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Wednesday, October 9.

[10/10/13 - 08:06 AM]
"The Spoils of Babylon" Premieres on IFC Thursday, January 9 at 10:00PM ET/PT
The six-part series features Jessica Alba, Will Ferrell, Jellybean Howie, Val Kilmer, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Haley Joel Osment, Tim Robbins, Michael Sheen, David Spade, Steve Tom and Kristen Wiig.

[10/10/13 - 07:48 AM]
TNT and PGA.com to Present All-Access Coverage of the 2013 PGA Grand Slam of Golf October 15-16 from Port Royal Golf Course in Bermuda
TNT will provide exclusive coverage Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 4-7 p.m. ET/PT and Wednesday, Oct. 16 from 4-8 p.m. ET/PT.

[10/10/13 - 07:40 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Is Up from Premiere Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 30-October 4.

[10/10/13 - 07:35 AM]
The 2013 American Music Awards(R) Nominations Announced
Plus: Miley Cyrus and Imagine Dragons will be performing on this year's show which will be broadcast live on Sunday, November 24 airing on ABC.

[10/10/13 - 07:08 AM]
Ovation Announces November 12 Premiere Date for "The Fashion Fund"
The one-hour series documents emerging fashion designers vying for the chance to be named the 2013 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner.

[10/10/13 - 07:00 AM]
Emmanuelle Vaugier and Richard Ruccolo Star in the LMN Original Movie "Clara's Deadly Secret"
Jonathan Potts, Eva Link and Ella Ballentine also star in the original thriller, which premieres on Friday, October 25 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/10/13 - 06:40 AM]
Global Superstar Katy Perry to Light Up the "2013 MTV EMA" Stage in Amsterdam
The "2013 MTV EMA" will air Sunday, November 10 from 6:30PM to 9:00 PM ET/PT on MTV in the United States.

[10/10/13 - 05:26 AM]
Bounce TV to Premiere Two Original Series on Oct. 14 Including Net's First-Ever Original Scripted Sitcom
Look for "My Crazy Roommate" at 10:00/9:00c followed by "BRKDWN" at 10:30/9:30c.

[10/09/13 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 9
Updates include: Lauren Ambrose to topline Lifetime's "Deliverance Creek"; NBC eyes reboot of 1980s staple "Remington Steele"; Kate Walsh, Joey King and Josh Close board FX's "Fargo."

[10/09/13 - 04:33 PM]
CBS Announces Programming Changes for Its Monday Night Lineup, Beginning Next Week
"2 Broke Girls" will replace "We Are Men" while "Mike & Molly" is due back on November 4.

[10/09/13 - 03:42 PM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Featuring Performances by Trace Adkins, Luke Bryan, Sheryl Crow, Lucy Hale, Jake Owens, Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker and Michael W. Smith Airs December 2 on ABC
The special tapes in front of a live audience Friday, Nov. 8 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.

[10/09/13 - 02:54 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Voice," "SHIELD" Lead Demo Pack
Plus: numbers for ESPN's "30 for 30," Discovery's "Tickle" and Spike TV's "Ink Master."

[10/09/13 - 02:43 PM]
Nickelodeon Draws Shrieks and Shrills with Halloween-Themed Premieres Beginning Thursday, Oct. 10
"Sam & Cat," "The Haunted Hathaways," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," "SpongeBob SquarePants," "See Dad Run," "Peter Rabbit" and "Deadtime Stories" are among those featured.

[10/09/13 - 02:34 PM]
Wayne Brady Guest Stars in Brand-New Episode of Emmy Award-Winning Live-Action Preschool Music Series "The Fresh Beat Band" on Sunday, Oct. 13, at 7PM (ET/PT)
At 7:30 p.m., Nick Jr. will encore the special, which gives viewers an all-access pass to the band's high-energy live show featuring behind-the-scenes footage and more.

[10/09/13 - 02:14 PM]
Multiplatform Viewing: ABC's "Scandal" Premiere Surges 91% Over Last Year to 17.8 Million
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, October 3.

[10/09/13 - 01:33 PM]
"Shake It Up" Series Finale Takes Fans Down the Catwalk and Memory Lane Sunday, November 10 on Disney Channel
Plus: the special episode includes new music from Zendaya.

[10/09/13 - 01:12 PM]
Voting Begins Now on "American Idol XIII" for New Season's Tagline
Voting begins today and continues through next Monday, October 14, at 11:59 PM PT.

[10/09/13 - 01:09 PM]
Video: "King of the Nerds" - "The People's Nerd" Winner Revealed
The show's second season kicks off on Thursday, January 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/09/13 - 01:05 PM]
Snap Out of Your Morning Routine with "The Morning Show" on Fusion
Starting Tuesday, October 29, the weekday two-hour broadcast (7:00-9:00 a.m., ET) will join Fusion's programming lineup.

[10/09/13 - 12:03 PM]
Esquire Network Greenlights Two New Fall Specials: "Women We Love" and "Best Bars in America" (WT)
Both extend long-time favorite franchises from Esquire magazine, bringing them to television for the first time.







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