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[10/29/13 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 29
Updates include: Bret McKenzie sells animated comedy to FOX; The CW eyes Sara Shepard's "The Perfectionists"; and Lilah Richcreek, Doug Savant cast in ABC Family's "Work Mom."

[10/29/13 - 10:00 PM]
"The X Factor" Judges Reveal Top 12 Finalists
On Wednesday, November 6, the Top 12 Finalists will perform Motown songs for the judges and America's votes when the voting lines open immediately after the show.

[10/29/13 - 03:13 PM]
UFC Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary with Riveting Documentary Airing on FOX Sports 1
The two-hour special, "Fighting for a Generation, 20 Years of the UFC," premieres Tuesday, November 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/29/13 - 03:01 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Edges World Series, "MNF" for Demo Crown
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Scare Tactics," Food Network's "Guy's Family Cruise" and VH1's "Chrissy & Mr. Jones."

[10/29/13 - 02:58 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Fast N' Loud" Makes Some Noise as the #1 Cable Program Among Men on Monday
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, October 28.

[10/29/13 - 02:51 PM]
"MNF's" Seahawks-Rams on ESPN Ranks as Top Telecast of the Night in Key Male Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 28.

[10/29/13 - 02:40 PM]
College Football: ABC Saturday Night Football Most-Viewed Game of Week
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 26.

[10/29/13 - 01:59 PM]
ABC Family Soars to Most-Watched Week Year to Date in Women 18-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for the week of October 21-27.

[10/29/13 - 01:19 PM]
Lester & Big Papi Lead Red Sox & FOX to Another Prime Time Victory
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Monday, October 28.

[10/29/13 - 01:04 PM]
The CW November Sweep Highlights
The netlet details its upcoming programming for the period, including the return of "Nikita" on Friday, November 22 (SPOILERS!).

[10/29/13 - 12:31 PM]
A&E Posts Best October Ever Among Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
A&E spins the numbers for the month to date.

[10/29/13 - 12:24 PM]
"The Good Witch's Destiny" Premieres as #1 Cable Program of the Day Among Women 25-54 Rating; Boosting Hallmark Channel to Rank #1 in Prime Time
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, October 26.

[10/29/13 - 12:23 PM]
DirecTV's Audience Network Expands Programming Slate with Acclaimed British Series "Black Mirror" and "Secret State"
Both series will premiere Tuesday, November 12 at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively.

[10/29/13 - 12:03 PM]
FOX Hits Home Run with World Series as Network Ranks #1 for the Week Among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens and Total Viewers
FOX spins the numbers for the week of October 21-27.

[10/29/13 - 12:00 PM]
TBS Draws More Viewers Primetime Than Any Other Basic Cable Network in Primetime for October
Turner spins the numbers for the week of October 21-27 plus the month to date.

[10/29/13 - 11:52 AM]
"Homeland" Delivers Its Highest Rated Episode of the Season!
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, October 27.

[10/29/13 - 11:36 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NFL, "Walking Dead" Lead Demo Race
Plus: numbers for A&E's "The Governor's Wife," truTV's "Top 20 Funniest" and Food Network's "Halloween Wars."

[10/29/13 - 11:31 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: World Series Makes It No Contest for FOX
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "The Husband She Met Online," Syfy's "Zombie Night" and OWN's "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's."

[10/29/13 - 11:28 AM]
Disney XD Soars to #2 Month on Record in Prime in Target Boys; More Than Doubles Nicktoons in Key Measures
Disney XD spins the numbers for the month to date.

[10/29/13 - 11:05 AM]
Award-Winning Actress Jane Lynch Teams Up with Discovery Channel to Narrate New Special "Penguins: Waddle All the Way"
The two-hour special event - premiering Saturday, November 23 at 9:00/8:00c - is dedicated to exploring the colorful secrets behind the elusive world of penguins.

[10/29/13 - 11:02 AM]
TNT Unveils Cast of "Private Lives of Nashville Wives," Premiering Feb. 24
The new unscripted series - formerly known as "Nashville Confidential" - is set in and around the capital of the high-stakes country music business.

[10/29/13 - 10:46 AM]
"The Voice" to Close Out Fifth Season and Declare Winner Dec. 17
Look for an episode of "The Sing-Off" to follow the artists' final performance episode of the season on Monday, December 16.

[10/29/13 - 10:46 AM]
Disney Channel Ranks #1 in Total Day for the 30th Consecutive Month in Kids 6-11 and 42nd in Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of October 21-27.

[10/29/13 - 10:38 AM]
"48 Hours" Is Saturday's #1 Non-Sports Program in Adults 25-54, Adults 18-49, Viewers and Households
CBS further spins the numbers for Saturday, October 26.

[10/29/13 - 10:35 AM]
ABC's Music Lounge Is Live with a New Installment of the "Nashville"-Inspired Docu-Web Series, "On the Record," Featuring the Original Song "Every Time I Fall In Love," Performed by Clare Bowen
The song is available on iTunes and ABC.com/MusicLounge and is featured in this week's episode of "Nashville."

[10/29/13 - 10:31 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Tops World Series for Third Time in Four Years
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 27.

[10/29/13 - 10:30 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" Ranks #1 for the Oct. 21-27 Week in 18-49, as NBC Matches Its Highest Five-Week Season Average in Six Years
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 21-27.

[10/29/13 - 10:19 AM]
AMC Renews "The Walking Dead" for a Fifth Season
"We are very happy to make what has to be one of the most anti-climactic renewal announcements ever: 'The Walking Dead' is renewed for a fifth season," said Charlie Collier.

[10/29/13 - 10:13 AM]
GSN Honors Comedienne and Game-Show Panelist Marcia Wallace with a Special Morning Marathon of Her Appearances on "Match Game," "Password Plus," and "The $100,000 Pyramid"
The Marcia Wallace marathon will air on Friday, November 1, from 8 am ET until 12 pm ET.

[10/29/13 - 10:09 AM]
FOX Scores In November
The network details its November sweeps highlights, which include the premiere of "Almost Human" (SPOILERS!).

[10/29/13 - 10:08 AM]
"NCIS," "The Big Bang Theory" Are the Week's Top Two Programs
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 21-27.

[10/29/13 - 10:08 AM]
ABC Claims 4 of the Top 10 Non-Sports Broadcasts in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 21-27.

[10/29/13 - 09:38 AM]
"American Jungle" - New History(R) Series Premieres Sunday, November 10 at 10pm ET
The eight-part series follows the hunting clans on Hawaii's Big Island.

[10/29/13 - 09:13 AM]
Bravo Media Kicks Off a Strong Q4 with "I Dream of Nene: The Wedding" Earning a Season High & 2.28 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, October 27.

[10/29/13 - 09:06 AM]
Regis Philbin, Rachael Ray, Hoda Kotb, Lisa Vanderpump, Nicky Hilton, Rocco DiSpirito, Chuck Nice and Many More Stars to Join Beth Stern and John Sterling on Hallmark Channel's First Annual "Kitten Bowl"
Hallmark Channel will also take "Kitten Bowl" to a whole new level on social media with a robust social extension that actively engages cat-lovers and fans in three phases.

[10/29/13 - 08:59 AM]
"The Blacklist" Matches Its Highest Rating Since Week 2, Despite World Series Competition
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, October 28.

[10/29/13 - 08:54 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the Week's #2 Syndie Talker, Beating "Ellen" for the 3rd Straight Week in Households and Viewers
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of October 14-18.

[10/29/13 - 08:53 AM]
"Katie" Grows 13% to Match a Season High in Women 25-54
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of October 14-18.

[10/29/13 - 08:41 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, World Series Snap NBC's Monday Win Streak
The network's post-season coverage tops total viewers last night, shares the demo crown with the Peacock.

[10/29/13 - 08:36 AM]
ABC's "Castle" Is Up 11% in Adults 18-49 as Monday's Top Gainer
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 28.

[10/29/13 - 08:20 AM]
It's All About the Music on VH1's "The Linda Perry Project"
Linda Perry is a legendary musician, songwriter, and record producer, whose career in the business spans nearly 25 years.

[10/29/13 - 08:02 AM]
Award-Winning Actor John Larroquette to Guest-Star in Recurring Role on "Almost Human"
He'll recur as Nigel, a genius roboticist who is sympathetic, highly intelligent and a bit broken.

[10/29/13 - 07:34 AM]
College Football: No. 7 Miami at No. 3 Florida State in Showdown of Unbeatens Saturday Night on ABC
Highlights include No. 7 Miami (Fla.) at No. 3 Florida State in a matchup between unbeaten ACC squads.

[10/29/13 - 07:23 AM]
Medicare Mavens Commit Murder and Mayhem on Investigation Discovery's New Series "Elder Skelter" Premiering Wednesday, November 6
Celebrated fashionistas often featured in the popular blog, Advanced Style, Lynn Dell Cohen, Joyce Carpati, and Rita Ellis Hammer, host the series.

[10/29/13 - 07:05 AM]
Nickelodeon's Hit Global App, "SpongeBob Moves In," Gets a Spine-Chilling Update Just in Time for Halloween
The brand-new update features new characters; buildings; decorations; recipes and grisly in-game currency, green glowing ectoplasm.

[10/29/13 - 07:02 AM]
Animal Planet Launches All-New Series "Meet the Sloths" and Companion 24/7 "Sloth Cam"
The eight-episode series launches Saturday, November 9 at 11 AM on the cable channel.

[10/29/13 - 07:01 AM]
Disney and ESPN Announce $750,000 Grant to Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation
The grant will expand the facility's pediatric transport system with a fully-outfitted pediatric and neonatal intensive care ambulance.

[10/29/13 - 06:30 AM]
Nominees Announced for Fourth Annual "American Country Awards" Airing Live Tuesday, December 10, on FOX
Taylor Swift leads the nominees with eight nominations; Florida Georgia Line and Blake Shelton each earned seven nominations.

[10/29/13 - 06:07 AM]
NBCOlympics.Com Re-Launches Today -- 100 Days from Start of Sochi Winter Games
The site will serve as the exclusive home of Olympic video coverage, featuring live streaming coverage of all Winter Games competition.

[10/29/13 - 04:00 AM]
Kings of Leon and Icono Pop to Rock the "2013 MTV EMA"
Meanwhile, Thirty Seconds to Mars frontman Jared Leto, singer Rita Ora, and acclaimed singer-songwriter and actress Bridgit Mendler are confirmed to present.







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[06/02/15 - 11:08 AM]
Award-Winning Journalist Bob Ley Signs Long-Term Extension with ESPN
The agreement comes as the award-winning "Outside the Lines," which Ley has hosted since its inception in May 1990, celebrates its 25th anniversary.

[06/02/15 - 11:08 AM]
The 95th Anniversary of Miss America to Air on Sunday, September 13 on ABC
The evening will be filled with glitz and glam when 52 women representing their home states and territories compete to bring home the crown.

[06/02/15 - 10:08 AM]
CMT's First-Ever Late Night Show, "The Josh Wolf Show" Produced by Chelsea Handler Premieres Thursday, June 11 at 11:00 PM, ET/PT
The series airs four nights a week (Thursday through Sunday) beginning Thursday, June 11 at 11:00 - 11:30 p.m. ET/PT.

[06/02/15 - 10:05 AM]
WE tv Greenlights Two Unscripted Series Set in the World of Legal Drama, Further Expanding the Network's Robust Slate and the Popular Reality Genre
Production on "Ladies of Law" (working title) and "Sisters in Law" will begin this summer.

[06/02/15 - 10:01 AM]
Spike Partners with Acclaimed Film Screenwriter Kurt Wimmer to Develop New Scripted Series
The scripted series, "When The Levee Breaks," reflects a number of hot-button issues that are culturally relevant today including race and law enforcement.

[06/02/15 - 09:09 AM]
FYI(TM) Greenlights New Original Series "He Shed, She Shed(TM)"
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[06/02/15 - 09:08 AM]
Adult Swim Prescribes Another Season of "Childrens Hospital"
"I'm happy," said Corddry. "After our season six cliff hanger, people will be dying for us to turn our backs on the notion of series continuity even more."

[06/02/15 - 08:59 AM]
"Requiem for the Dead: American Spring 2014," A Thought-Provoking Look at the Lives and Untimely Deaths of People Killed by Gun Violence in America, Debuts June 22, Exclusively on HBO
The film details victims' lives in the moments leading up to the shootings and shows how each death reverberates in the lives of others.

[06/02/15 - 08:42 AM]
Award-Winning Film Director, Producer, Writer and Actor Eli Roth to Host "Shark Week's" Hit Late-Night Talk Show "Shark After Dark"
The new season airs Sunday, July 5 to Thursday, July 9 (11:00-11:30 PM ET/PT) on Discovery.

[06/02/15 - 08:38 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops NBC in Tight Demo Race of Originals
The Alphabet's "The Whispers" opens up 25% from the season premiere of "Mistresses" a year ago.

[06/02/15 - 08:11 AM]
Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson Named Executive Producers of New Discovery Channel Series "Killing Fields"
The series will reveal the deep history attached to isolated and idyllic areas in America that are killing fields - locations where crimes have occurred and have gone undetected due to their geography and outside elements that have erased the scene of the crime.

[06/02/15 - 08:11 AM]
CMT Adds Eric Church, Jake Owen, Sam Hunt and Zac Brown Band to Its Growing Roster of Performers for 2015 "CMT Music Awards" Live from Nashville on Wednesday, June 10th at 8:00PM ET/PT
Previously announced performers include Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum and Luke Bryan.

[06/02/15 - 08:10 AM]
Comedy Central Orders "Not Safe with Nikki Glaser" to Series and a One-Hour Stand-Up Special
"I'm deeply touched that Comedy Central has decided to fulfill my Make-A-Wish dream of hosting a comedy show about sex. My parents are very proud (of my sister, who is a teacher)," said Glaser.

[06/02/15 - 07:54 AM]
Ovation TV Green-Lights New Original Series for the Fall: "Art Breakers"
The series features two of the top art advisors in the country, Miller Gaffney and Carol Lee Brosseau, on their quest to find the hottest artists, commission show-stopping works, and save their clients from spending their millions on junk.

[06/02/15 - 06:01 AM]
Dwyane Wade to Join ABC "NBA Countdown" Team during The Finals
Wade, who has played in the previous four NBA Finals on ABC, will contribute insights and analysis during pre-game and halftime shows for Games 2 and 3, and again for Games 6 and 7, if necessary.