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[09/16/09 - 06:11 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 16
Updates include: Greg Malins, Arianna Huffington team for ABC comedy; and Ron Howard, Brent Forrester likewise book a comedy at FOX.

[09/16/09 - 04:59 PM]
TLC Finalizes Its Fall Plans
"Cake Boss," "The Little Couple" and "I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant" are all due back this fall.

[09/16/09 - 03:28 PM]
Syfy's Summer Sensation Warehouse 13 Gains Momentum as It Heads Toward Next Week's Season Finale
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 15.

[09/16/09 - 01:10 PM]
Science Channel Plays Head Games with Viewers on Air and Online Beginning October 17
Greg Proops hosts the series, which will air Saturdays at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/16/09 - 12:15 PM]
MTV Is Wild About "Warren the Ape"
The character-driven comedy will "give viewers an uproariously colorful take on 'the celebrity reality show genre' and feature a host of celebrity cameos mixed with puppetry."

[09/16/09 - 10:43 AM]
Third Set of Presenters Announced for the 61st Primetime Emmy(R) Awards Airing Sunday, SepT. 20, on the CBS Television Network
Patricia Arquette, David Boreanaz, Jon Cryer, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Rob Lowe, Tracy Morgan, Hayden Panettiere, Bob Newhart, Josh Radnor and Cobie Smulders are among the latest additions.

[09/16/09 - 10:42 AM]
Emmy Award-Nominated Choreographers Tabitha and Napoleon D'Umo to Choreograph Dance Segment for the "61st Primetime Emmy(R) Awards," SepT. 20 on Cbs
It was previously announced that famed dance duo Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Karina Smirnoff will be among the performers in the segment.

[09/16/09 - 10:41 AM]
The Two-Hour Finale of "Big Brother 11" Posts Gains Over Last Summer's Finale in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 15.

[09/16/09 - 10:38 AM]
Jordan Wins "Big Brother" on the 11th Season's Two Hour Finale
CBS details the winner of "Big Brother's" 11th season.

[09/16/09 - 10:38 AM]
Shaq Vs Closes Out with Its 2nd Week of Gains and Its Biggest Audience Since Its Debut
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 15.

[09/16/09 - 10:37 AM]
NBC Primetime Ratings Results for SepT. 15, 2009
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 15.

[09/16/09 - 08:24 AM]
The Queen of Shopping Comes to BBC America
"Mary Queen of Shops" premieres Wednesday, October 14 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[09/16/09 - 07:24 AM]
Adam Shankman Joins Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe as New Judge on "So You Think You Can Dance"
Shankman, who serves as a guest judge on this season's audition episodes, will join the judges' panel beginning Tuesday, October 27.

[09/16/09 - 07:00 AM]
Bio Channel Premieres New Series "Celebrity Ghost Stories" Saturday, October 3rd at 10pm ET / 11pm Pt
The premiere episode features one of David Carradine's last interviews.

[09/16/09 - 06:30 AM]
HGTV Design Star Breaks Ratings Records in Fourth Season Run
HGTV spins the numbers for Sunday, September 13.

[09/16/09 - 06:15 AM]
Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist Takes the "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" Challenge Friday, September 18, on Fox
Said installment marks the show's season finale.

[09/15/09 - 09:01 PM]
FX Pushes "Archer" to January, Adds Sneak Preview
The animated comedy will premiere this Thursday at 10:30/9:30c before formally rolling out in January.

[09/15/09 - 06:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 15
Updates include: Ray Wise to visit FOX's "Dollhouse"; Jordan Hinson joins the cast of ABC's "Hank"; and Helen Hunt in talks to join NBC's "Parenthood."

[09/15/09 - 03:37 PM]
ESPN's Monday Night Football Delivers Cable's Two Biggest Audiences of 2009
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 14.

[09/15/09 - 03:12 PM]
You Grow, "Girl"! "Gossip Girl" Outperforms Year Ago Premiere in Target Women 18-34
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, September 14.

[09/15/09 - 02:26 PM]
Go Onto the Field and Into the Judges Chambers When "Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team" Premieres October 10 on Cmt
The eight-episode series reveals "the struggles from try-outs to training camp as girls compete to earn a spot on America's most-loved cheerleading squad."

[09/15/09 - 02:17 PM]
USA Is on Top Again!
USA spins the numbers for the week of September 7-13.

[09/15/09 - 01:09 PM]
Trifecta Entertainment & Media to Launch "Cold Case Files" in Syndication on September 21, 2009
The Monday-Friday strip has cleared in more than 85 percent of the country.

[09/15/09 - 11:57 AM]
NBC Sports Delivers Best Primetime NFL Kickoff Weekend Ever
NBC spins the numbers for September 10-13.

[09/15/09 - 11:55 AM]
Shaq Vs Jumps Week to Week by 15% in Both Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 7-13.

[09/15/09 - 11:54 AM]
Usc at Ohio State: ESPN's Most-Viewed College Football Game Ever; ESPN No. 1 Television Network for the Night
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, September 12.

[09/15/09 - 11:36 AM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Oc" Premieres ThurS., NoV. 5 at 10 PM ET/PT
New this season: Alexis Bellino, "a 32-year-old stay-at-home mom with a body that defies all logic that she is indeed a mother of three small children."

[09/15/09 - 11:33 AM]
Nickelodeon's Icarly Ranks as Week's Top Kids' Program on All of TV with 7.6 Million Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Saturday, September 12.

[09/15/09 - 11:26 AM]
A&E Honors the Life of Patrick Swayze with On-Air Tribute Wednesday, September 16th
"We are saddened by the loss of one of our generation's greatest talents and a member of the A&E family," said A&E's Bob DeBitetto.

[09/15/09 - 11:03 AM]
Ratings Results for the SepT. 14 Telecast of 'The Jay Leno Show'
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, September 14.

[09/15/09 - 10:25 AM]
Scooby-Doo! the Mystery Begins Scores as Cartoon Network's Most-Watched Telecast in Network History
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Sunday, September 13.

[09/15/09 - 10:00 AM]
Spike TV Celebrates Patrick Swayze with Special Movie Presentation and Tribute This Saturday, September 19
Spike's telecast of "Road House" will include a short tribute to the actor.

[09/15/09 - 09:59 AM]
Second Group of Presenters Announced for the 61st Primetime Emmy(R) Awards Airing Sunday, September 20 on Cbs
The latest additions include Alec Baldwin, Kaley Cuoco, Cat Deeley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Johnny Galecki, Ricky Gervais, Jim Parsons, Amy Poehler, Anna Torv, Sigourney Weaver and Kate Walsh.

[09/15/09 - 09:31 AM]
TLC Ties the Knot with New Series "Wedded to Perfection"
The six-episode series premieres Friday, October 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/15/09 - 08:13 AM]
New Cast Versions of "Bust Your Windows" and "Mercy" Among Songs Featured in "Glee" Wednesday, September 16, on Fox
Both songs are already available for download on iTunes.

[09/15/09 - 06:13 AM]
David James Elliott ("Jag") Stars in "Man of the House," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Which Has Begun Production for Premiere in 2010
Elliott stars as "a workaholic ad agency executive who has lost his wife and is then fired from his job."

[09/15/09 - 12:18 AM]
Interview: "The Biggest Loser's" Jillian Michaels & Bob Harper

[09/14/09 - 06:32 PM]
ABC Rep: "Defying Gravity" Not Canceled
The show's publicist has confirmed the Alphabet hasn't pulled the plug on the show and is still mulling scheduling options going forward.

[09/14/09 - 06:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 14
Updates include: Stacy Traub, Hayes Jackson to bring "Gavin & Stacey" to the U.S.; Eric Balfour to recur on The CW's "Beautiful Life"; and ABC, CBS issue pilot commitments.

[09/14/09 - 02:24 PM]
G4 Counts Down the Sexiest Internet Hotties in New TV Special "Women of the Web" Premiering Thursday, September 17 at 8pm ET/PT
Howard Kremer, Jonah Ray and Kel Mitchell will join host Kevin Pereira.

[09/14/09 - 01:44 PM]
2009 MTV Video Music Awards Premiere Watched by 27 Million Total Viewers Up 17% VS. 2008
MTV spins the numbers for Sunday, September 13.

[09/14/09 - 12:52 PM]
HBO Offers a Sneak Peek of New Comedy Series, Bored to Death Via HBO on Demand, Comcast's FancasT.com, Itunes and AmazoN.com's Video on Demand Service
"Bored to Death" officially premieres on HBO on Sunday, September 20 at 9:30/8:30c.

[09/14/09 - 12:50 PM]
TV's Richest Game Show Just Got Richer!
The eighth season of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" will feature a new "money tree" in which contestants will be able to reach the higher level questions faster.

[09/14/09 - 12:24 PM]
On October 17, Courtney Thorne-Smith and Faith Ford Pledge to Go Greek in Lifetime's All-New Original Movie 'Sorority Wars'
Lucy Hale co-stars in the film, directed by James Hayman from a script by Michelle Lovretta.

[09/14/09 - 11:54 AM]
First Group of Presenters Announced for the 61st Primetime Emmy(R) Awards Airing Sunday, SepT. 20 on the CBS Television Network
Simon Baker, Dana Delany, Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, Alyson Hannigan, Jon Hamm, Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Stephen Moyer, Jason Segel, Kiefer Sutherland and Chandra Wilson are on board to present.

[09/14/09 - 10:54 AM]
Shakira, Leona Lewis, Rascal Flatts and Cirque Du Soleil to Perform on the 'America's Got Talent' Season Finale Wednesday, September 16
Previously announced finale performer, Susan Boyle will debut her new song "Wild Horses."

[09/14/09 - 10:41 AM]
'Sunday Night Football' Opener Up Over Last Year
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 13.

[09/14/09 - 09:46 AM]
'Secret Girlfriend' Tackles the Single Life Like Never Before When Comedy Central's New Series Premieres Wednesday, October 7 at 10:30 P.M.
Michael Blaiklock, Sara E.R. Fletcher, Alexis Krause and Derek Miller star in the project, based on Atomicwedgietv.com's series of the same name.

[09/14/09 - 09:39 AM]
A&E Network's "Intervention" Honored with Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality Program at the 61st Annual Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards
"'Intervention' represents the best that television has to offer," said A&E's Bob DeBitetto.

[09/14/09 - 09:23 AM]
'South Park' Is Back with All New Episodes! Beginning on Wednesday, October 7 at 10:00 P.M. on Comedy Central(R)
Continuing its 13th season, "South Park," winner of the 2009 Primetime Emmy Award, returns with seven all-new episodes.







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[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
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