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[10/22/14 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 22
Updates include: FOX gives "Red Band Society" four additional scripts; Amanda Righetti boards "The Colony" at USA; and "Bewitched," "Hitch" TV series in the works at NBC, FOX.

[10/22/14 - 07:11 PM]
CBS Trims "CSI" Season 15 Order from 22 to 18 Episodes
Spin-off "CSI: Cyber" is expected to assume its parent series time period of Sundays at 10:00/9:00c later this season.

[10/22/14 - 04:00 PM]
New Primetime Special "Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy" to Premiere Sunday, November 23 on Disney Channel
The high-stakes adventure features a special appearance by Rapunzel, voiced by Mandy Moore, who reprises her role from Disney's "Tangled."

[10/22/14 - 03:19 PM]
Bravo Media Renews "Below Deck" for Third Season as Finale Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with Over 1.4 Million Total Viewers
Plus: look for "The Crew Tells All" next Tuesday, October 28 and a reunion special the following Tuesday, November 4.

[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 1 Drives FOX to Prime Time Ratings Win
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 01:37 PM]
Lifetime Greenlights Limited Series "Lizzie Borden: The Fall River Chronicles"
Christina Ricci will reprise her haunting role as the notorious murder suspect she portrayed in the network's hit original movie "Lizzie Borden Took An Ax."

[10/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Sneak Play of "Becoming," from LeBron James' Springhill Production Company and ESPN Films, Added at 5:30 P.M. Sunday, October 26 on Disney XD
It will also be presented in the previously announced 8:00 p.m. timeslot on Disney XD and on Friday, November 7 (7:00 p.m., ET/4:00 p.m., PT) on ESPN.

[10/22/14 - 12:44 PM]
Animal Planet's "Finding Bigfoot" Returns with Search for World's Largest Sasquatch
On Sunday, November 9, the series returns with a special two-hour episode that takes Bigfoot Field Research Organization (BFRO) president Matt Moneymaker, researchers James "Bobo" Fay and Cliff Barackman and skeptical scientist Ranae Holland off to the wilds of Alaska.

[10/22/14 - 11:31 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for Eighth Season January 13 at 9PM
In a twist on the show's traditional format, three former champions, Rayce Bird (Season 2), Anthony Kosar (Season 4) and Laura Tyler (Season 5), will return in the premiere and select teams of five new artists who they will coach throughout the season.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/22/14 - 11:05 AM]
Comedy Icon Steve Coogan to Star in "Happyish" on Showtime(R)
He'll succeed the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the project, a comedic, soul-searching examination of our pursuit of happiness, a pursuit that might just be the very thing causing our unhappiness in the first place.

[10/22/14 - 11:04 AM]
Discovery Family Channel to Premiere the Third Season of Hasbro Studios' Popular Animated Series "Transformers Rescue Bots," November 1
The season three premiere of "Transformers Rescue Bots" returns with the episode "Land Before Prime," where Optimus Prime is forced to embrace his primal side when the Rescue Bots discover a mysterious island filled with dinosaurs.

[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Delivers Its Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 10:49 AM]
First-Ever LEGO(R) Batman Television Special, "LEGO DC Comics: Batman: Be-Leaguered," Premieres October 27 on Cartoon Network
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, this powerhouse partnership between the LEGO Group and DC Entertainment is a funny, lighthearted tale new to the DC Comics universe.

[10/22/14 - 10:42 AM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Adds Performances by Alan Jackson, and Brad Paisley with Rock Legend Steven Tyler
Artists previously announced include Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Sara Evans, Lucy Hale, Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Idina Menzel, Nettles, LeAnn Rimes, Michael W. Smith, and Carrie Underwood.

[10/22/14 - 10:41 AM]
Inspired by the Success of "Shark Tank" ABC Announces the Launch of "Beyond the Tank"
"Beyond the Tank" will feature a look back at past "Shark Tank" pitches and deals to examine the highs and lows that can come from an appearance in the tank.

[10/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Cold Justice" Spinoff
Rather than tackling homicides, however, the new series will focus on sex crimes.

[10/22/14 - 10:27 AM]
Stars of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey," "Baby Daddy" and "Freak Out" to Participate in Live Twitter Chats with Fans Tonight
Melissa Joan Hart and Taylor Spreitler; Melissa Peterman and Chelsea Kane; and Jonathan Sadowski are among the participants.

[10/22/14 - 10:01 AM]
Video: Sneak Peek at truTV's Upcoming New Series "Breaking Greenville"
The series, formerly known as "Local News," will launch in December on the cable channel.

[10/22/14 - 09:54 AM]
EPIX Presents "Dwight Howard: In the Moment" - An Exclusive Look at the Life of NBA All-Star Dwight Howard
The film follows Dwight's path from a small-town kid becoming a seven-time NBA All-Star and three-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year, to his fall from grace and road to redemption.

[10/22/14 - 09:35 AM]
WGN America Presents the Season One "Manhattan" Marathon Event, Sunday, October 26 Starting at 11:00 A.M. ET / 8:00 A.M. PT
The network recently announced that the high-stakes drama will return for a second season to debut next year.

[10/22/14 - 09:31 AM]
The "Hollywood Film Awards(R)" Announces the 18 Award Categories to Be Featured During the Live Inaugural Broadcast on Friday, Nov. 14 on CBS
The Hollywood Film Awards have recognized excellence in the art of cinema and filmmaking for more than 17 years, honoring some of the world's biggest stars.

[10/22/14 - 09:01 AM]
CBS Studios International and TF1 Announce Licensing Agreement for "CSI: Cyber" in France
Since 2001, TF1 has been the home of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" in France, where it has grown to become a flagship series on the TF1 schedule.

[10/22/14 - 08:55 AM]
NBC Ranks as the #1 Non-Sports Network Among the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 08:46 AM]
"F Is for Family" - Original, Animated Series from Bill Burr Coming Exclusively to Netflix
Created by Bill Burr and Michael Price, the series follows the Murphy family in the 1970's, a time when you could smack your kid, smoke inside and bring a gun to the airport.

[10/22/14 - 08:35 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Opener Helps FOX Snap NBC's Win Streak
The Peacock had previously won the past 10 consecutive Tuesdays among adults 18-49.

[10/22/14 - 08:34 AM]
ABC's Tuesday Night Holds Steady Opposite the 2014 World Series Game 1
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 08:17 AM]
Food Network Celebrates Thanksgiving Flay-Style with Holiday Special "Thanksgiving at Bobby's" on Saturday, November 22nd at 12PM ET/PT
Along with co-host Katie Lee, Bobby welcomes his friends Sunny Anderson, Alex Guarnaschelli and Michael Symon to the party to share their favorite Turkey Day dishes, traditions and personal family memories.

[10/22/14 - 07:56 AM]
Bob Seger Set to Join Jason Aldean for an Unforgettable, All-New Episode of "CMT Crossroads" Premiering Black Friday, November 28
Seger, who just released his first studio CD in eight years, Ride Out, is among the top all-American rock stars, a multi-talented artist, songwriter and producer, whose indelible body of work has affirmed his place in the annals of rock music.

[10/22/14 - 07:51 AM]
"The Daily Show" Covers Midterm Elections in Austin with "Democalypse 2014: South By South Mess" Airing Oct 27-30 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
Guests will include Texas State Senator and Gubernatorial Candidate Wendy Davis (D-TX) (October 27), Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-TX; October 28) and a performance by Austin natives Spoon from their new album, "They Want My Soul" (October 30).

[10/22/14 - 07:08 AM]
Bravo Media Nabs a Brit Hit with the Acquisition of "Made in Chelsea: NYC" Premiering Sunday, November 16 at 12PM ET/PT
The show is a spinoff of the BAFTA award-winning series "Made in Chelsea," which follows the lives and loves of the socially elite 20-somethings who live in London's most exclusive area - Chelsea.

[10/22/14 - 07:00 AM]
MTV Greenlights Two Unscripted Series for 2015 "Broke A$$ Game Show" and "Todrick"
The former is a half-hour comedy that hits the streets of NYC with hosts Derek Gaines and David Magidoff as they lure unsuspecting contestants to push their personal limits for cash.

[10/21/14 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 21
Updates include: Christian Slater set as title role in USA's "Mr. Robot"; ABC to bring "Bachelor Party" to the small screen; and comedian Sebastian Maniscalco to star in potential half-hour for NBC.

[10/21/14 - 08:49 PM]
Video: The Search for a Superstar Returns - "American Idol XIV"
Watch the promo for the new season, which aired after tonight's telecast of the World Series.

[10/21/14 - 03:02 PM]
Season Premiere of TBS's "American Dad!" Tops Basic Cable Entertainment Programs for the Night
TBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 20.

[10/21/14 - 02:19 PM]
Chris Brown, Jodeci, Jeremih and More Confirmed to Take the Stage During "Soul Train Awards 2014"
Presenters Trey Songz, Boris Kodjoe, Laila Ali and Wolf Blitzer will join host Wendy Williams on stage at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on November 7, for a November 30 air date.

[10/21/14 - 02:18 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 20.

[10/21/14 - 01:28 PM]
VH1 and Spotify Partner to Crown "You Oughta Know Artist of the Year" at 2nd Annual "You Oughta Know Live in Concert" Event on Thursday, November 13 at 9 PM ET/PT on VH1
A Great Big World, Aloe Blacc, American Authors, Bleachers, CHVRCHES, Echosmith, KONGOS, Mary Lambert, Tove Lo, Vance Joy, and Sam Smith are among the class of 2014.

[10/21/14 - 12:57 PM]
Notre Dame-Florida State: Most-Viewed October College Football Telecast across All Networks on Record
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 18.

[10/21/14 - 12:40 PM]
Hallmark Channel Original Movie, "My Boyfriends' Dogs," Elevates Network to Rate #1 Among Households in Primetime
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, October 18.

[10/21/14 - 12:09 PM]
The CW Announces Full Season Orders for "The Flash" and "Jane the Virgin"
"The Flash" debuted as the most-watched series premiere ever on The CW, scoring 6.1 million viewers in Live + 3 Day Nielsen ratings.

[10/21/14 - 11:55 AM]
FX Cancels "The Bridge" After Two Seasons
The network has released a statement indicating the series won't be returning.

[10/21/14 - 11:29 AM]
TBS Leads the Pack as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network Among Total Viewers in Primetime and Ranking Among the Top 3 with Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/21/14 - 11:06 AM]
MTV to Keep "Faking It" for 10 Additional Episodes
Executive producer Carter Covington confirmed the news via Twitter this morning.

[10/21/14 - 11:00 AM]
Warner Bros. Announces Name of New Digital Production Unit, Blue Ribbon Content, and Unveils First Development Slate
Highlights include a live-action adaptation of Static Shock, featuring the African-American super hero Static, aka Virgil Ovid Hawkins.

[10/21/14 - 10:50 AM]
NBC Wins the Week of Oct. 13-19 Among the Big 4 in 18-49 and Every Other Key Demo
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/21/14 - 10:43 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 in the Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Averages, Delivering 6 of the Week's Top 20 TV Programs - The Most for Any Net
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/21/14 - 10:42 AM]
"Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014," Returns to ABC Primetime December 14, 9-11 PM ET
Oprah Winfrey, Neil Patrick Harris, Chelsea Handler and Scarlett Johansson are among those selected for the annual special.

[10/21/14 - 10:39 AM]
TLC Orders New Series Hosted by Roma Downey
The six-episode series will explore the stories of people who claim that they've experienced modern-day miracles, incredible twists of fate, and phenomena that logic and science cannot explain.

[10/21/14 - 10:24 AM]
CBS Wins Fourth Straight Week to Start the Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.







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[07/15/24 - 01:22 PM]
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This new investigation looks at the evidence from every angle, marshaling expert opinions from physicists, engineers, cosmologists, and others who are bringing new technologies and heightened rigor to solving these mysteries.

[07/15/24 - 01:06 PM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Season Premiere Is the No. 1 Entertainment Program of the Night Across All Key Demographics
Hosted by late-night's Jimmy Kimmel, the series returned for a new season on Wednesday, July 10, and soundly ranked as the most-watched telecast of the night in Total Viewers (3.71 million).

[07/15/24 - 12:24 PM]
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[07/15/24 - 12:23 PM]
PBS Announces New Series "Citizen Nation"
The four-part program is an inspiring coming-of-age story that follows teenagers from across the U.S. with diverse personal and political backgrounds as they come together to compete in the nation's premier civics competition, "We the People."

[07/15/24 - 12:22 PM]
PBS Announces Lucy Worsley's "Holmes vs. Doyle"
The three-part series features the popular British historian and lifelong Sherlock Holmes fan who seeks to answer why author Arthur Conan Doyle came to despise the character that made him rich and famous.

[07/15/24 - 12:21 PM]
PBS and Chautauqua Institution Announce "Chautauqua at 150: Wynton Marsalis' All Rise"
The one-hour documentary film will air on PBS in early 2025.

[07/15/24 - 12:20 PM]
GBH's New Special "Deadlock" Encourages Civil Discourse About Ethical Dilemmas
The special will premiere nationwide on Friday, September 20 at 9:00/8:00c on PBS.

[07/15/24 - 12:19 PM]
Ahead of Presidential Election, "Firing Line" Special Examining U.S. Voting Systems to Premiere on PBS
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, August 27 at 9:30/8:30c.

[07/15/24 - 12:00 PM]
FOX Entertainment and Foxtel Group Enter International Co-Development Deal on Scripted Series for Australian and U.S. Markets
Foxtel Group last year licensed several series through FOX Entertainment Global.

[07/15/24 - 11:45 AM]
FOX Sports' Stars Shine Bright for Its Milestone 25th Broadcast of Major League Baseball's Midsummer Classic
The network celebrates its milestone 25th broadcast of the Midsummer Classic unveiling an impressive lineup of established broadcasters, unmatched analysts and expansive digital coverage.

[07/15/24 - 11:31 AM]
Netflix Renews Emmy-Nominated "Somebody Feed Phil" with Phil Rosenthal for Season 8
The new season will once again follow Phil on his culinary adventures as he takes in the local cuisine and cultures of cities around the world.

[07/15/24 - 11:01 AM]
Lifetime Announces Biopic "Miss Cleo: Her Rise and Fall" Starring Robin "The Lady of Rage" Allen Premiering August 10
The epic journey picks up in the late 90s' when, single mom Youree Dell Harris finds herself desperate to take care of her family and takes a job at the Psychic Readers Network - only to become one of the networks most beloved personalities, Miss Cleo.

[07/15/24 - 10:00 AM]
"Big Brother" Reveals 16 New Houseguests and an Unprecedented Power
The 16 new houseguests who will move into the house will, for the first time ever, have the power to vote in a 17th houseguest.

[07/15/24 - 09:15 AM]
Jesse Collins Entertainment Returns as the Production Team for the "76th Emmy Awards"
Nominations for the 76th Emmy Awards will be announced Wednesday, July 17, streaming live on Emmys.com/Nominations.

[07/15/24 - 09:06 AM]
Paramount+ Announces New Original Series "RuPaul's Drag Race Global All Stars" to Premiere August 16
12 fan favorites from around the world will each represent their countries as they compete for the title of "Queen of the Mothertucking World," a grand prize of $200,000, and a spot in the international pavilion at the Drag Race Hall of Fame.