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[10/12/13 - 12:45 PM]
Video: Meet the Inquisitor, the New Face of Evil in Star Wars Rebels!
"Star Wars Rebels" is scheduled to premiere in fall 2014 as a one-hour special telecast on Disney Channel followed by a series on Disney XD channels around the world.

[10/12/13 - 11:48 AM]
TBS' Exclusive Coverage of the 2013 NLCS Game 1 Averages 5.5 Million Total Viewers, Up 63%
TBS spins the numbers for Friday, October 11.

[10/12/13 - 11:00 AM]
MTV Announces "Teen Wolf" Season Four and the New "Wolf Watch" Companion Series Today at New York Comic-Con
The highly anticipated second half of "Teen Wolf" season three will begin on Monday, January 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/12/13 - 09:01 AM]
"Sleepy Hollow" Sees Its Biggest 3-Day Lift So Far This Season
FOX further spins the numbers for Monday, October 7.

[10/12/13 - 08:40 AM]
"Dateline" Ranks #1 in Adults 18-34, Women 18-34 and Women 18-49 and Ties for #1 Among Women 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 11.

[10/12/13 - 08:40 AM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Is Friday's #1 Show for the 4th Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 11.

[10/12/13 - 08:35 AM]
Week Three of "The Blacklist" Delivers the Second-Biggest Time-Shifting Increase Ever for a Broadcast Show in "Live Plus Three Day"
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 7.

[10/12/13 - 08:34 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Reclaims Demo Crown
Plus: FOX's "MasterChef Junior" is the only series to post week-to-week gains among adults 18-49.

[10/11/13 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 11
Updates include: Victoria Justice to lead MTV's "Eye Candy"; NBC gives "The Night Shift" three additional scripts; and Troy Garity boards HBO's "Ballers."

[10/11/13 - 04:31 PM]
Video: Starz Debuts All-New "Black Sails" and "Da Vinci's Demons" Trailers from New York Comic Con
"Black Sails," from executive producer Michael Bay, will premiere in January; while "Da Vinci's Demons" will return in the spring.

[10/11/13 - 03:56 PM]
Exclusive: Syfy to Unveil "Killer Contact" on Wednesday, December 4
The six-episode series follows a team of paranormal investigators as they research the otherworldly activity at historical sites.

[10/11/13 - 03:51 PM]
FOX Asks for More Scripts of "Dads," Less Episodes of "Us & Them"
The network asked for additional scripts of fellow freshman "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" last week.

[10/11/13 - 03:17 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang Theory" Continues Its Reign
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Million Dollar Shoppers," Nickelodeon's "Deadtime Stories" and History's "Pawn Stars."

[10/11/13 - 02:31 PM]
The CW Presents the "iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2013" Concert Special Wednesday, December 18, 8-10 PM
Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, Pitbull, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Fall Out Boy are Selena Gomez are among those slated to perform.

[10/11/13 - 12:27 PM]
NBC to Expand "The Voice on Tuesday, October 29 to Two Hours
Part two of the show's knockout rounds will pre-empt "Chicago Fire" on said night.

[10/11/13 - 12:04 PM]
NFL Network's "Thursday Night Football" Delivers a 5.0 US HH Rating and 7.8 Million Viewers
NFL Network spins the numbers for Thursday, October 10.

[10/11/13 - 12:03 PM]
Actress/Comedienne Sandra Bernhard to Guest Star on ABC Family's Award-Winning Drama Series "Switched at Birth"
She'll recur as Teresa Lubarsky, a groovy art professor at a local college where Bay (Vanessa Marano) is taking classes.

[10/11/13 - 12:01 PM]
NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" Celebrates Pearl Jam October 21-25 with a Full Week of Performances Honoring the Iconic Band
Each night, the show's musical guest will perform a specially selected song from the band's expansive discography.

[10/11/13 - 11:35 AM]
MTV Makes All the Right Moves with a Weekend Filled with Channing Tatum's Famed Dance Themed Movies Starting Saturday, October 12th at 8:00PM
Plus: look for "True Life Presents: Bachata Nights" on Sunday, October 13 at 5:00/4:00c.

[10/11/13 - 11:11 AM]
ABC Celebrates Halloween with a Spooktacular Lineup of Shows
Highlights include "Toy Story Of TERROR!" on Wednesday, October 16 and "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" on Thursday, October 31.

[10/11/13 - 11:08 AM]
ABC Family Picks Up a Second Season of the Critically-Acclaimed Hit Drama Series "The Fosters"
The order came as production continues on the first season of the series, which premieres new episodes in January.

[10/11/13 - 10:44 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Once" Emerges as Sunday's #1 Entertainment Series with a 3.6 in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 6.

[10/11/13 - 10:02 AM]
Video: TNT's "Mob City" New Promo
The six-part series launches Wednesday, December 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/11/13 - 09:52 AM]
Video: "Falling Skies" Season 4 Sneak Peek
Check out the first look at the new season, unveiled at New York Comic Con today.

[10/11/13 - 09:46 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Second Season of Hit Animated Preschool Series "Peter Rabbit"
A brand-new episode of Peter Rabbit, "The Tale of the Giant Pumpkin/The Tale of the Fierce Bad Rabbit," will premiere Friday, October 25.

[10/11/13 - 09:40 AM]
"The Millers" Holds 94% of Its Premiere Week Adult 18-49 Rating and +96 of Its Adult 25-54 Rating, More Than Any Other New Series This Season
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 10.

[10/11/13 - 09:39 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Is the No. 1 Broadcast Talk Show in Late-Night Among Adults 18-49 for the 2nd Consecutive Day
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, October 10.

[10/11/13 - 09:36 AM]
It's Almost the Most Wonderful Time of the Year When ABC Family Kicks Off Its Annual "Countdown to 25 Days Of Christmas" on Wednesday, November 20
Highlights include the original movie "Christmas Bounty," starring WWE Superstar Mike "The Miz" Mizanin and Francia Raisa, on Tuesday, November 26.

[10/11/13 - 09:31 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Invites Viewers to Help Build an Episode to Be Broadcast Later This Season
For the next three weeks, viewers can log onto http://www.cbs.com/H50vote to vote on the following six key story points of an episode.

[10/11/13 - 09:22 AM]
October Brings a Full Roster of Fashionable Guests to the Set of E!'s "Fashion Police" Every Friday Night at 9PM ET/PT
Elizabeth Berkley and Gillian Jacobs, E.J. Johnson and Jillian Rose Reed plus Alessandra Ambrosio are slated to drop by in the coming weeks.

[10/11/13 - 09:19 AM]
It's a Wonderful Lifetime Holiday Programming Slate Kicks Off Saturday, November 9, with Music Icons Dolly Parton and Brian McKnight in "A Country Christmas Story"
Other titles include "Twelve Trees of Christmas," "Kristin's Christmas Past," "Dear Secret Santa," "Christmas in the City," "Christmas on the Bayou" and "A Snow Globe Christmas."

[10/11/13 - 09:19 AM]
BBC America Announces New Additions to Season Two of "Orphan Black"
Michiel Huisman, Peter Outerbridge and Ari Millen will recur on the new season, due in April.

[10/11/13 - 09:18 AM]
Starz Releases First Photos from Sophomore Season of David S. Goyer's Hit Action Adventure Original Series "Da Vinci's Demons"
Get your first look at the show's second season, due in 2014 on the pay channel.

[10/11/13 - 09:04 AM]
Princess Sofia Sets Sail for a High Seas Adventure in Her First-Ever Primetime Special "Sofia the First: The Floating Palace," Premiering Sunday, November 24 on Disney Channel
Said event features a special appearance by Princess Ariel from "The Little Mermaid," voiced by Disney Legend Jodi Benson who reprises her iconic role from the animated film.

[10/11/13 - 09:01 AM]
VH1 and NFL Kick Off Super Bowl XLVIII with "Super Bowl Blitz: Six Nights + Six Shows"
Viewers and concert-goers are invited to different venues around the city and into New Jersey for a live show by one of today's hottest artists.

[10/11/13 - 09:00 AM]
Casting Continues on FX's All-Star Original Version of "Fargo"
Bob Odenkirk, Oliver Platt, Kate Walsh and Glenn Howerton will join the previously announced Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman and Colin Hanks.

[10/11/13 - 08:47 AM]
"Parks and Recreation" Maintains 100% of Last Week's 18-49 Rating and Is Up 3% In Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 10.

[10/11/13 - 08:26 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Holds the Demo Line for CBS
Plus: "Glee" delivers its best numbers in over a year with its farewell to Cory Monteith.

[10/11/13 - 08:25 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" Debut Improves Its Hour
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 10.

[10/11/13 - 08:15 AM]
Watered Down Bars and Nightclubs Get a Second Chance in New Primetime Series "On the Rocks"
Top consultant and bartender extraordinaire John Green hosts the Food Network series, premiering Sunday, November 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/11/13 - 08:10 AM]
Six-Part Prequel "Strike Back: Origins," Starring Richard Armitage and Andrew Lincoln, Debuts Oct. 25 on Cinemax
Originally titled "Chris Ryan's Strike Back," the U.K. season one of the show was based on the book series of the same name by former British Special Forces soldier Ryan.

[10/11/13 - 08:08 AM]
ESPN Announces Creation of Boca Raton Bowl
The bowl game will be played at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Florida, on the campus of Florida Atlantic University and nationally televised on ESPN or ESPN2.

[10/11/13 - 07:13 AM]
A&E's "American Hoggers" Returns Tuesday, October 22
Follow the Campbell family as they battle against each other and millions of wild boars rampantly taking over Texas.

[10/11/13 - 06:22 AM]
Dan Harris Named Co-Anchor of "Nightline"
"Bill Weir informed me this week that he is leaving ABC News for another opportunity in the news business," said ABC News President Ben Sherwood.

[10/11/13 - 06:05 AM]
NBCSN and Notre Dame Announce Three-Year Agreement to Televise Notre Dame Hockey Home Games
NBCSN will present more than 20 college hockey games this season including 12 Notre Dame home games, five Hockey East games and five Big Ten games.

[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.

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[10/26/16 - 03:23 PM]
Lifetime Partners with "The View" for Primetime Event Program, "The View Live Election Special"
The special will feature "The View's" co-hosts from their set with a live studio audience, election-themed Hot Topics, interactive election activities and up-to-the-minute results from key battleground states.

[10/26/16 - 02:01 PM]
Freeform Says Farewell to "Pretty Little Liars" with an Exclusive One-Hour Tell-All Following the Series Finale
Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell and Sasha Pieterse, as well as executive producer I. Marlene King, will sit down for an hour long unbarred and uncensored tell-all after show.

[10/26/16 - 01:31 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Poster and New "Presidential" Teaser for Stephen Colbert's Live Election Night Special
On election night, Colbert will be reacting in real-time to the election results as the state by state returns come in, making it the perfect election night destination for people who want to see all the latest news, without actually having to watch the news.

[10/26/16 - 12:45 PM]
New Comedy "The Mick," Starring Kaitlin Olson, to Premiere Sunday, January 1, After NFL Doubleheader, on FOX
The series will then regularly air Tuesday nights following "New Girl."

[10/26/16 - 11:42 AM]
Samantha Bee Interviews Her First Male President, Barack Obama
Said installment of "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" airs Monday, October 31 at 10:30/9:30c on TBS.

[10/26/16 - 11:00 AM]
Starz Adds Michael Nyqvist, Nazanin Boniadi, Nicholas Pinnock and Sara Serraiocco to Spy Thriller "Counterpart"
The espionage thriller with a metaphysical twist also stars Oscar(R) winner J.K. Simmons, Olivia Williams and Harry Lloyd.

[10/26/16 - 10:32 AM]
Weinstein Television's Epic Scripted Event Series "Waco," Lands on Spike TV
Previously announced in August, the six-part event series is based on the harrowing true story of the 1993 FBI siege of a religious sect in Waco, Texas that resulted in the deadly shoot out and fire.

[10/26/16 - 10:32 AM]
"Broad City" Original Series Soundtrack Available Friday, October 28 via Milan Records in Association with Comedy Central Records
The album artwork and packaging is designed by artist Mike Perry, who is also the creator of the animated show opener for "Broad City," and features an insert with spliff-rolling instructions.

[10/26/16 - 10:23 AM]
The CW Gets Into the Spirit with Its Schedule of Upcoming Holiday Specials
New this holiday season, The CW will broadcast an original holiday special, "Terry Crews Saves Christmas," for five hour-long episodes across four consecutive nights, starting Tuesday, December 20.

[10/26/16 - 10:09 AM]
WGN America's Hit Supernatural Thriller "Salem" Returns Halloween Week Wednesday, November 2 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
In advance of the premiere, the network released a riveting new trailer featuring a gruesome twist on "Cats Cradle."

[10/26/16 - 09:26 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Opens on Top for FOX
The network's coverage is up more than 17% among adults 18-49 from last year.

[10/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Disney Begins Production on New "Muppet Babies" Series, Slated to Debut in Early 2018
Geared towards kids 4-7, each episode will feature two 11-minute stories that follow the Muppet Babies on various adventures as they let their imaginations take them to the farthest corners of the universe.

[10/26/16 - 09:00 AM]
Esquire Network Teams Up with Nick Offerman and the Movember Foundation to Throw a "'Stache Bash" to Raise Awareness of Men's Health
Take a look at Nick chatting about moustaches and tune in to the marathon to see the best of the beards and flavor savers.

[10/26/16 - 08:56 AM]
Travel Channel Says Week of December 25 Is the Perfect Time for a "Chill-cation"
Travel Channel's favorite experts and explorers - Josh Gates, Jack Maxwell, Anthony Melchiorri, Don Wildman, Andrew Zimmern and Zak Bagans - will lead ultimate chilly escapes with ice-themed episodes of the network's most popular series.

[10/26/16 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Brings You "Home for the Holidays" with Series and Specials from Thanksgiving Through the New Year
Highlights include new seasons of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" and the re-monikered "The Great American Baking Show."