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[10/16/14 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 16
Updates include: NBC gives import of "The IT Crowd" a second go-round; Disney Channel gives full season to newcomer "K.C. Undercover"; and Mike and Julie Scully are "Raising Adults" at ABC.

[10/16/14 - 02:55 PM]
Cardinals-Giants NLCS Game 4 Drives FOX Sports 1 to Another Viewership Record
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 15.

[10/16/14 - 02:21 PM]
NBC Wins the Week of Oct. 6-12 in 18-49, As "Sunday Night Football" Ranks #1 Among Primetime Big 4 Shows in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 6-12.

[10/16/14 - 02:03 PM]
Key Art for NBC's "Peter Pan Live!"
Allison Williams stars as Peter Pan with Christopher Walken as Captain Hook in the telecast, airing Thursday, December 4.

[10/16/14 - 12:17 PM]
Big Papi Back tn the Fall Classic - Three-Time World Champion to Serve As Pregame & Postgame Analyst for FOX Sports' World Series Coverage
Ortiz joins fellow major leaguer Nick Swisher, World Series Champion Gabe Kapler and Hall-of-Famer Frank Thomas as analysts live from Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City beginning Tuesday, October 21.

[10/16/14 - 11:49 AM]
Jimmy Kimmel Pitches His Unique Product Line to the Sharks, On "Shark Tank" Friday, October 24
In the episode, Kimmel debuts his revolutionary idea and seeks an investment of $500,000 for a 10% stake in his company.

[10/16/14 - 11:48 AM]
National Geographic Channel's Six-Hour, Three-Night Miniseries Event "Eat: The Story of Food" Presents the Whole Enchilada of Food History, Science and Culture
The special satisfies every question you've ever had, and some you haven't, about the evolution of food over the course of humankind, from our ancestors throwing raw meat onto a fire for the first time, to teams of lab technicians perfecting the crunch of a potato chip.

[10/16/14 - 11:17 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Wins Late-Night Ratings Race for Week of Oct. 6-10
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 6-10.

[10/16/14 - 10:54 AM]
"Criminal Minds" Is Wednesday's Most-Watched Broadcast, Growing in Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 15.

[10/16/14 - 10:18 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Is Up 7% Week to Week in 18-49 and Up 1% in Total Viewers, Achieving Three-Week Highs
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 15.

[10/16/14 - 10:05 AM]
Oscar(R) Nominee and Multiple Tony(R) Winner Frank Langella Makes Rare Return to Television in FX's Hit Drama "The Americans"
He'll play Gabriel, Philip and Elizabeth's former KGB handler who comes out of retirement to take back responsibility for overseeing these two KGB operatives.

[10/16/14 - 10:00 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Kicks Off Auditions for Season 10 on November 2
New York, Chicago and Los Angeles are among this year's audition locations.

[10/16/14 - 09:59 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Share Demo Crown
The Alphabet's "Modern Family" once again leads the night among adults 18-49.

[10/16/14 - 09:45 AM]
truTV Orders Pilot for "Medicine Man" (working title) From Executive Producer Tony Krantz (24, Felicity) and Wilshire Studios
The project will center on the family dynasty behind the Medicine Man Marijuana Dispensary in Colorado.

[10/16/14 - 09:42 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 on Wednesday in Adults 18-49 for the 2nd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 15.

[10/16/14 - 08:40 AM]
Electus Sells "The Raft" to National Geographic Channel
"The concept of being stranded at sea is filled with mystery and danger and water is a global landscape that hasn't yet been truly explored," said Corie Henson.

[10/16/14 - 06:59 AM]
BBC America's Critically-Acclaimed Original Series "Orphan Black" Begins Production on Season Three
Season three plunges the clone sisterhood into unexpected territory with the realization that they're not alone.

[10/16/14 - 06:38 AM]
Season Three of the Netflix Original Comedic Drama "Lilyhammer" Launches November 21
Steven Van Zandt, who already wears multiple hats as an executive producer, writer, actor and composer on the series, will make his directorial debut with the season three finale.

[10/16/14 - 06:02 AM]
CBS Brings Programming Direct to Consumers with New Multi-Platform Digital Subscription Service
CBS All Access will offer subscribers thousands of episodes from the current season, previous seasons and classic shows on demand, as well as the ability to stream local CBS Television stations live in 14 of the largest U.S. markets at launch.

[10/15/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 15
Updates include: NBC rescinds series order for "Mission Control"; ABC asks for additional scripts from freshman trio; and Archie Panjabi to depart "The Good Wife" for potential pilot at 20th Century Fox Television.

[10/15/14 - 02:51 PM]
Neil Patrick Harris to Host the 2015 Oscars(R)
The show will air live on ABC on Oscar(R) Sunday, February 22, 2015.

[10/15/14 - 02:37 PM]
NLCS Game 3 Keeps Momentum Going for FOX Sports 1, America's Fastest Growing Network
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 14.

[10/15/14 - 01:34 PM]
"Chrisley Knows Best" Season Two Opens Big for USA Network with Series High Ratings in Adults 18-49, 25-54 and Total Viewers P2+
USA spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 14.

[10/15/14 - 12:52 PM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Airs December 1 on the ABC Television Network
The special is a celebration of the season featuring some of the top stars in music performing holiday songs and getting into the Christmas spirit.

[10/15/14 - 11:50 AM]
ESPN Announces 2014-15 Women's College Basketball Schedule
The schedule boasts 22 programs on the espnW 2014-15 preseason top 25 poll - created by bracketologist Charlie Creme at the conclusion of the 2014 Final Four - which includes 20 of the top 25 teams on the schedule.

[10/15/14 - 11:46 AM]
"Friends: The Complete Series" Coming to Netflix in the US and Canada on January 1
This marks the first time the iconic series will be available on a streaming subscription service.

[10/15/14 - 11:38 AM]
"K.Michelle: My Life" Featuring "Love & Hip Hop" Star K.Michelle Premieres Monday, November 3 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on VH1
After a hit #1 album and tour, "Rebellious Soul," K.Michelle has moved into a new phase of her life and nothing's going to stop her now!

[10/15/14 - 11:38 AM]
Announcing the Six Families Competing in "The Great Halloween Fright Fight," A One-Hour Special Premiering October 28 on ABC
For the Halloween special, the families were chosen through an extensive nationwide search, based on their previous elaborate Halloween displays, incredible set decorations and over-the-top designs.

[10/15/14 - 11:17 AM]
Week Two of "The Flash" Speeds to #1 in Its Time Period in Men 18-34 and #2 in Adults 18-34
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 14.

[10/15/14 - 10:59 AM]
FOX Sports 1 Is America's Fastest Growing Network
FOX Sports spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/15/14 - 09:10 AM]
Robin Thede Tapped as Head Writer of "The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore"
Most recently, Thede was Head Writer on "The Queen Latifah Show" and wrote for Chris Rock for the 2014 BET Awards.

[10/15/14 - 09:01 AM]
Premiere of "Marry Me" Ranks as the #1 Telecast of Any Tuesday Comedy on a Big 4 Network in 18-49 and Total Viewers Since March 4
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 14.

[10/15/14 - 08:36 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Lead Adults 18-49 Race
Plus: "The Flash" powers The CW to a third place finish - ahead of ABC and FOX - for the second week in a row.

[10/15/14 - 08:27 AM]
"S.H.I.E.L.D." Gains Viewers Week to Week and Wins Its Slot with Key Men
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 14.

[10/15/14 - 08:11 AM]
NFL on FOX Posts 19-Year High
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, October 12.

[10/15/14 - 07:54 AM]
HBO Chairman and CEO Richard Plepler Announces HBO to Offer a Stand-Alone HBO Streaming Service in 2015
"That is a large and growing opportunity that should no longer be left untapped. It is time to remove all barriers to those who want HBO," said the executive.

[10/15/14 - 07:32 AM]
Syfy Acquires New Original Series "Dark Matter" from the Producers of "Lost Girl" and the Writers of "Stargate"
The 13 one-hour episodes will be based on the graphic novel by Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie, published by Dark Horse Comics, and will air on Syfy in 2015.

[10/15/14 - 06:42 AM]
William Hurt, Katherine Parkinson, Tom Goodman-Hill, Colin Morgan, Rebecca Front, Neil Maskell & Gemma Chan Lead the Cast of "Humans"
The project is set in a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a "Synth" - a highly-developed robotic servant eerily similar to its live counterpart.

[10/15/14 - 06:02 AM]
Oprah.com Expands Digital Content Through Unique Partnership with Online News Innovator theSkimm
Beginning today, users will have access to exclusive video content via Oprah.com and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's dedicated YouTube channel.

[10/15/14 - 05:33 AM]
Late-Night Legend Jay Leno Drives to CNBC Primetime
Tentatively titled "Jay Leno's Garage," based on his Emmy Award-winning web series, the program will premiere in 2015.

[10/14/14 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 14
Updates include: "The Illusionist," "In Good Company" latest film titles eyed for TV; Oliver Goldstick looking to import "The Town" for The CW; and Robbie Rogers-inspired "Men in Shorts" in the works at ABC.

[10/14/14 - 03:13 PM]
"SNL" Continues Its 40th Season with an All Star Line-Up
Look for Jim Carrey and Iggy Azalea on October 25 followed by Chris Rock and Prince on November 1.

[10/14/14 - 03:04 PM]
Series Premiere Makes "Star Wars Rebels" Disney XD's #1 Animated Series Ever with Over 1 Million Total Viewers
Disney XD spins the numbers for Monday, October 13.

[10/14/14 - 02:49 PM]
Taylor Swift Performs Two Epic Concerts: A Late-Night Performance on Hollywood Boulevard for "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Followed by a Blockbuster Concert in the Heart of New York City on "Good Morning America"
On Thursday, October 23, Swift will close down Hollywood Boulevard for an exclusive concert before thousands of fans on "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

[10/14/14 - 02:38 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 13.

[10/14/14 - 01:55 PM]
Ovation's Hit Original Series "Song by Song" Continues with the Premiere of "Song by Song: Blondie" Tuesday, November 11
The documentary music series will focus on the iconic band, currently celebrating its 40th Anniversary.

[10/14/14 - 01:10 PM]
Horror Icon Robert Englund (Nightmare on Elm Street) Will Guest Star on Syfy's Comedic Docuseries "Town of the Living Dead" November 11 and November 18
When the Thr33 Days Dead team discover the horror legend will be nearby in Birmingham, Alabama for a press appearance, the team sets out to recruit him to inspire their dispirited director, John Ware.

[10/14/14 - 01:05 PM]
ABC Airs 5 of the Week's Top 10 Broadcast Entertainment Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 6-12.

[10/14/14 - 01:01 PM]
CMT's Hit Bio-Series "Inside Fame" Returns to Feature Four-Time Grammy Nominee Hunter Hayes Saturday, November 1 at 8 P.M., ET/PT
CMT chronicles the life of the musical prodigy turned country superstar in the one-hour special.

[10/14/14 - 12:47 PM]
Halloween Comes Early to TV One with Original Horror Film, "The Fright Night Files," on Saturday, October 18 at 8:00 PM/ET
The horror trilogy marks the first-ever horror themed scripted film production for TV One.







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[07/15/24 - 12:22 PM]
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[07/15/24 - 12:21 PM]
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[07/15/24 - 12:20 PM]
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[07/15/24 - 12:19 PM]
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[07/15/24 - 11:45 AM]
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[07/15/24 - 11:31 AM]
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[07/15/24 - 09:06 AM]
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