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[11/01/13 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 1
Updates include: Vinnie Jones is the first to "Galavant" at ABC; Shane West, Tamzin Merchant join WGN America's "Salem"; and Joshua Sternin, Jennifer Ventimilia book comedies at ABC.

[11/01/13 - 07:01 PM]
Showtime(R) Offers the Premiere of New Documentary Series "Time of Death" on Multiple Platforms
The episode can be screened now on the Showtime website, on YouTube, via select television providers' websites and on Showtime's apps.

[11/01/13 - 06:25 PM]
ABC Gives Full Seasons to "The Goldbergs," "Trophy Wife"; Extends "Super Fun Night"
The former have received back nine orders while Rebel Wilson's newcomer is getting four additional episodes.

[11/01/13 - 05:16 PM]
ABC Pulls the Plug on "Back in the Game"
Co-creator Robb Cullen broke the news this afternoon, adding that all 13 episodes are planned to air.

[11/01/13 - 02:48 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Millers," "Scandal" Top Originals in Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for FX's "Anger Management," WE tv's "Tamar & Vince" and Food Network's "Restaurant Divided."

[11/01/13 - 01:30 PM]
Steven Tyler, Chef Nobu, Tara Lipinski, Carol Alt, Anne V Among Judges Set for the 2013 Miss Universe(R) Competition
As previously announced, Thomas Roberts and Mel B will co-host the competition, airing Saturday, November 9 on NBC.

[11/01/13 - 01:24 PM]
ESPN and the MLS Cup Playoffs 2013 - Two-Time Defending Champion LA Galaxy and Real Salt Lake Series Begins November 3
Play-by-play commentator Adrian Healey, analyst Taylor Twellman and sideline reporter Monica Gonzalez will call the match with Alexi Lalas providing studio commentary from site.

[11/01/13 - 01:13 PM]
FX Productions Closes First-Look TV Deal with Sacha Baron Cohen's Production Company Four by Two and FXX Orders "Ali G: Rezurection"
"Ali G: Rezurection" includes every episode of "Da Ali G Show" with new, original introductions starring Baron Cohen.

[11/01/13 - 12:52 PM]
Week 11 Flex Scheduling: November 17 Chiefs-Broncos Game Moves to NBC's "Sunday Night Football"
Green Bay Packers at New York Giants goes to 4:25 PM ET on FOX while San Diego Chargers at Miami Dolphins moves to 4:05 PM ET on CBS.

[11/01/13 - 12:45 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces the Guest Lineup for the Week of November 4-8, 2013
Jason Statham, Pharrell Williams, Chris Hemsworth, Rob Lowe, Kevin Kline , Jane Lynch, Bruce Dern and Carrie Ann Inaba are all on tap.

[11/01/13 - 12:31 PM]
Christina Aguilera to Perform with Flo Rida and a Great Big World on Live Nov. 4-5 Episodes of "The Voice"
In addition, singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles will perform the single "Brave," from her album "The Blessed Unrest," on the November 12 episode.

[11/01/13 - 12:28 PM]
Lifetime Cancels "The Client List" After Two Seasons
Said decision comes after months of speculation about the future of the Jennifer Love Hewitt-led drama.

[11/01/13 - 12:14 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Delivers Its Top-Rated Halloween Show in 5 Years in Households
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for Thursday, October 31.

[11/01/13 - 12:08 PM]
TNT's Exclusive New York Knicks vs. Chicago Bulls Telecast Averages 2.6 Million Total Viewers
TNT spins the numbers for Thursday, October 31.

[11/01/13 - 11:22 AM]
FOX's "Breaking In" Among Highlights This November on Crackle
The first two seasons, consisting of 20 half-hour episodes, are available now through April 2014.

[11/01/13 - 10:59 AM]
ABC Family Announces Return Date for New Series "Ravenswood"
The "Pretty Little Liars" spin-off will be back Tuesday, January 7, bumping "Twisted's" return to Tuesday, February 11.

[11/01/13 - 10:22 AM]
BAFTA Los Angeles(R) Announces Presenters for the BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards Presented by BBC America on November 9, 2013
Julia Roberts, Sean Penn and Ralph Fiennes are among those scheduled to present.

[11/01/13 - 10:04 AM]
"2 Broke Girls" Is Anything But Vanilla and Out to Prove It by Teaming with Sprinkles Cupcakes in Celebration of National Vanilla Cupcake Day
The original creation will be available at all Sprinkles locations nationwide from November 1-15.

[11/01/13 - 10:04 AM]
"Oprah's Next Chapter" Lineup Features Patti LaBelle, Spike Lee, Reverend Al Sharpton, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds and Magic Johnson
LaBelle's installment kicks off the first of five new episodes this Sunday, November 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/01/13 - 09:11 AM]
Discovery Channel Ventures Into the Perilous World of Kodiak Island, Alaska in New Series "Kodiak"
The four-part series, set to premiere in 2014, will track the struggles of three multi-generational families risking it all to make a living in this in this dangerous environment.

[11/01/13 - 08:55 AM]
"SNL Halloween" Is Currently Reporting NBC's Highest Non-Sports Rating in Its Time Period Since May 16
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 31.

[11/01/13 - 08:47 AM]
Cartoon Network Dishes Out All-New Thanksgiving Originals and Marathons with All the Trimmings this November
Highlights include a half-hour Thanksgiving special from "Regular Show" on Monday, November 25 at 7:30/6:30c.

[11/01/13 - 08:35 AM]
FOX Sports 1 Explores the Bond Between Fallen MIT Police Officer, Sean Collier, and His Brother, Andrew
"Collier Strong," narrated by actor/singer and Boston native Donnie Wahlberg, premieres Sunday, November 3 at 1:00 PM ET.

[11/01/13 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Wins the Opening Night of the November Sweep for the First Time in 6 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 31.

[11/01/13 - 08:29 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos for the First Time This Season
New episodes of "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" power the Alphabet to the front of the pack last night.

[11/01/13 - 08:17 AM]
Nadal, Djokovic Lead ATP's Best in World Tour Finals on ESPN3, ESPN2
Plus: for the first time, ESPN will also present the year-end doubles competition, headlined by American twin brothers Bob and Mike Bryan.

[11/01/13 - 08:17 AM]
Blockbuster Movies Join Delicious Dishes When Allison DeMarcus Hosts "Reel Eats" Premiering November 12 on CMT
Paired with select CMT movies, the bi-weekly show will include a featured recipe prepared by DeMarcus, along with trivia and cooking segments, interviews with country's favorite stars and more!

[11/01/13 - 07:53 AM]
The Band Perry Unveils Their Latest Video for "Don't Let Me Be Lonely" Exclusively on CMT Today as Part of Their Special "VJ for a Day"
The video premiere will be promoted across all of CMT's digital platforms, including CMT.com, CMT Pure, CMT Mobile and to the network's more than 6 million social media fans.

[11/01/13 - 07:49 AM]
History(R) and Rockwell Tools Join Forces for "Rock Your Garage" Campaign Celebrating Hit TV Series "Counting Cars(TM)" On-Air and in Lowe's Stores Nationwide
The centerpiece of the "Rock Your Garage" campaign will be a consumer sweepstakes tied to a primetime marathon airing on Friday, December 6.

[11/01/13 - 07:36 AM]
November Marks the Return of All-Time Comedy Great Bill Cosby for His First All-New Concert Special in 30 Years "Bill Cosby: Far From Finished" Saturday, November 23, at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
Also on tap this month from Comedy Central: original stand-up special "Steve Rannazzisi: Manchild" on Saturday, November 16.

[11/01/13 - 07:30 AM]
CBS's Premiere Week Episodes See Big Viewer Increases with 30-Day Multi-Platform Playback on DVR, VOD and Online
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 23-29.

[11/01/13 - 07:00 AM]
Video: Lightning-Fast Talker Tries to Set a New World Record on truTV's "Guinness World Records Unleashed"
The series returns with new episodes on Thursday, November 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/01/13 - 07:00 AM]
Von Trapp Children Cast for NBC's Telecast of "The Sound of Music Live!"
The young cast includes Ariane Rinehart (Liesl), Michael Nigro (Fredrich), Ella Watts-Gorman (Louisa), Joe West (Kurt), Sophia Caruso (Brigitta), Grace Rundhaug (Marta) and Peyton Ella as young Gretl.

[11/01/13 - 05:46 AM]
BET Networks Presents an Exclusive Special - "The Back Story: 12 Years A Slave" - The Stars Explore the Historic Significance of the Film
The in-depth one-hour special premieres tonight, Friday, November 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/31/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 31
Updates include: Shane Coffey, Matt Passmore to lead USA pilots; Nico Tortorella joins MTV's "Eye Candy"; and "The Real" a go for a nationwide rollout next fall.

[10/31/13 - 02:56 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: World Series Finale Overshadows Competition
Plus: numbers for truTV's "South Beach Tow," TLC's "Hoarding: Buried Alive" and MTV's "Girl Code."

[10/31/13 - 02:37 PM]
Major League Baseball on FOX a Grand Slam in 2013; Fall Classic Rating and Audience +17% from 2012
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 30 plus its post-season coverage to date.

[10/31/13 - 02:00 PM]
Lovers Break More Than Hearts in Investigation Discovery's All-New Series, "I'd Kill for You"
The 10-episode series launches Saturday, November 2 at 9:00/8:00c following the season premiere of "Fatal Vows."

[10/31/13 - 01:27 PM]
Boston Red Sox Star David Ortiz, MVP of the 2013 World Series, to Visit CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Monday, Nov. 4
This will be Ortiz's first talk show appearance since the team's world championship win.

[10/31/13 - 01:01 PM]
"SNL" Heats Up November with Two New Shows
Lady Gaga makes her first appearance as host and third appearance as musical guest on November 16; while Josh Hutcherson makes his hosting debut on November 23.

[10/31/13 - 12:25 PM]
FOX Launches "Fan Friday" Initiative Today, Giving Fans the Opportunity to Be Featured on Air
The social media initiative is timed with the Friday premieres of "Bones" and "Raising Hope" on November 15.

[10/31/13 - 12:05 PM]
ABC News Announces Special Coverage "The 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy"
ABC News will air a special week of programming to mark the 50th anniversary of his assassination on November 22, 1963.

[10/31/13 - 11:31 AM]
Video: TBS Reveals Premiere Date for "Cougar Town" Season Five
The Cul-de-Sac Crew is back with new episodes on Tuesday, January 7.

[10/31/13 - 11:23 AM]
"Getting On," from the Creators of "Big Love," Takes an Offbeat Look at the Dysfunctional Staff of a Beleaguered Hospital; Comedy Series Debuts Nov. 24, Exclusively on HBO
The six-episode series stars Laurie Metcalf, Alex Borstein, Niecy Nash and Mel Rodriguez.

[10/31/13 - 11:17 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Dominate Timeslot Competition for Week of Oct. 21-25
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 21-25.

[10/31/13 - 11:03 AM]
One Direction Celebrates Its New Album with the "One Direction iHeartRadio Album Release Party" on The CW, Monday, December 9
An encore presentation of the special will air on Christmas night, December 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/31/13 - 10:54 AM]
Starz Teams Up with Owen Wilson, Rene Balcer, Fred Berner, and Regina Lee to Develop Hour-Long Scripted Drama Series "WonderWorld"
The series follows two straight-arrow FBI agents as they infiltrate the violent Mob-controlled porn industry of the 1980s.

[10/31/13 - 10:46 AM]
Docu-Series "Fatal Attraction" Returns to TV One Monday, December 2, at 9 PM ET
Plus: look for "Fatal Attraction Reloaded," three enhanced encore episodes from the first season featuring bonus footage and new information beginning Monday, November 11.

[10/31/13 - 10:41 AM]
ABC Family Celebrates Halloween with Tweets and Treats Contest
Winners will receive prizes, such as posters, notebooks, t-shirts, and more from their favorite ABC Family original series.

[10/31/13 - 10:19 AM]
Stars from the Worlds of Entertainment and News Unite to Explore Global Issues of Climate Change in the Sweeping Showtime(R) Docu-Series "Years of Living Dangerously"
Unfolding over six to eight, one-hour episodes, this first-of-its-kind series will premiere in April 2014.







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[09/25/17 - 12:06 PM]
Live Musical Production of Tony Award-, Grammy Award- and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musical "Rent" to Air Sunday, January 27, 2019, on FOX
After winning four Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize, writer/composer Jonathan Larson's tour de force celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, as it continues to offer an inspiring message of hope and friendship.

[09/25/17 - 12:05 PM]
Emmy(R)-Nominated Sketch Comedy Series "Tracey Ullman's Show" Returns for Second Season Oct. 20 on HBO
Over the course of the new season, Ullman uses her signature brand of sharp satire to shape-shift into a range of public figures and offbeat original characters.

[09/25/17 - 11:10 AM]
Freeform Orders a Pilot Spinoff "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists," From Warner Horizon Scripted Television
Sasha Pieterse and Janel Parrish will reprise their roles from the parent series.

[09/25/17 - 11:06 AM]
History(R)'s New Scripted Drama Series "Knightfall" Delving Into the Mysterious World of the Knights Templar Premieres Wednesday, December 6 at 10 PM ET/PT
"Knightfall" begins after the fall of the city of Acre, the Templar's last stronghold in the Holy Land, where the Holy Grail is lost.

[09/25/17 - 10:30 AM]
Contractor Mike Holmes and His Family Help Homeowners on New DIY Network Series "Holmes: Next Generation"
The six-episode series is scheduled to premiere in March 2018.

[09/25/17 - 10:03 AM]
"The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee," An Intimate Documentary Portrait, Debuts Dec. 4 on HBO
Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee was largely credited with taking down President Richard Nixon in 1974 after the Post broke the Watergate story, exposing the largest political scandal in American history.

[09/25/17 - 10:01 AM]
Sanaa Lathan Joins Showtime(R) Drama Series "The Affair"
She'll recur as Jenelle, the tough-as-nails principal of the charter school where Noah (Dominic West) teaches, who intrigues him.

[09/25/17 - 09:51 AM]
FX+ Expands Content and Launches on Cox
FX+, a new commercial-free service featuring all seasons of almost every current and library title of FX original series, has added all seasons of 15 additional FX original series.

[09/25/17 - 09:31 AM]
Nickelodeon's Brand-New "SpongeBob SquarePants" Halloween Stop-Motion Animation Special: "The Legend of Boo-kini Bottom" Premieres Friday, Oct. 13, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The special tells the story of the Flying Dutchman (Brian Doyle-Murray) coming to Bikini Bottom to make sure everyone in town is scared - especially SpongeBob, who seems to be unflappable in his belief that spooky things are actually funny.

[09/25/17 - 08:32 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Top Competition
The Peacock once again leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/25/17 - 08:11 AM]
Paramount Network Announces Launch Date and Logo
The network will officially debut on Thursday, January 18 at 9:00/8:00c with a live one-hour episode of "Lip Sync Battle" emanating from the Paramount lot in Hollywood.

[09/25/17 - 08:03 AM]
SundanceTV Starts Production on the Third Season of Its Critically-Acclaimed Series "Hap and Leonard"
The six-part drama, returning to SundanceTV in early 2018, takes inspiration from "The Two-Bear Mambo," the third installment of Joe R. Lansdale's popular book series.

[09/25/17 - 07:34 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts New Trailer for the Film "First They Killed My Father"
Directed by Angelina Jolie, the film is the adaptation of Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung's gripping memoir of surviving the deadly Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1978.

[09/25/17 - 07:25 AM]
CBS Sports' Coverage of NFL for Week 3 Up +4% Over 2016
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 24.

[09/25/17 - 06:03 AM]
Renowned Television Creators Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino Sign Multi-Year Overall Deal with Amazon Studios
Sherman-Palladino and Palladino will develop television projects that will add to their unprecedented two-season greenlight of upcoming Amazon Original Series "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," which debuts this fall on Prime Video.