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[09/18/09 - 06:03 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 18
Updates include: Neil Jordan to follow the Borgia clan for Showtime; John McNamara to run USA's "In Plain Sight"; and Thora Birch and Nancy Travis to take Lifetime's "Pregnancy Pact."

[09/18/09 - 03:18 PM]
CW Viewers Remain Under the Vampires' Spell
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, September 17.

[09/18/09 - 03:15 PM]
The Premiere of "Survivor: Samoa" to Be Rebroadcast Saturday, September 19, 8:00-9:00 Pm, ET/PT on Cbs
SURVIVOR: SAMOA debuted with time period wins in households, viewers, adults 25-54, adults 18-49 and adults 18-34.

[09/18/09 - 03:12 PM]
Oscar Winner Mel Gibson Joins Jay Leno for a '10 @ 10' Segment on Tonight's 'The Jay Leno Show' on Nbc
Signing on from 30 Rock in New York City, Gibson will answer questions like, "Where do you keep your Academy Awards?" and "Do you read the tabloids?"

[09/18/09 - 02:03 PM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" Is No. 1 Cable Entertainment Telecast for Third Consecutive Week
Bravo spins the numbers for Thursday, September 17.

[09/18/09 - 10:19 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season Seven" (HBO)

[09/18/09 - 10:14 AM]
NBC Primetime Ratings Results for SepT. 17, 2009
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 17.

[09/18/09 - 10:11 AM]
The Premiere of the 19th Edition of "Survivor" Wins Its Time Period in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 17.

[09/18/09 - 06:05 AM]
Grammy(R) Award-Nominated Billy Ray Cyrus Stars in "Christmas in Canaan," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Which Has Begun Production for Air in 2009 on Hallmark Channel
The film revolves around "the unlikely friendship that develops between two boys - one white and one black -- in 1960s Texas, and how they bond over concern for a wounded puppy."

[09/18/09 - 12:24 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Bored to Death" (HBO)

[09/18/09 - 12:22 AM]
Interview: "Crash" Executive Producer Ira Steven Behr

[09/17/09 - 09:02 PM]
The Divas Have Left the Building!
VH1 touts last night's "Divas" revival, which featured appearances by Ryan Kwanten, Sam Trammell, Lauren Conrad, Whitney Port, Bethenny Frankel, Kim Zolciak and NeNe Leakes, among others.

[09/17/09 - 06:48 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 17
Updates include: Collette Wolfe, Smith Cho to answer "100 Questions" for NBC; Saffron Burrows may join USA's "Criminal Intent"; and Lifetime to search for the greatest American recipe.

[09/17/09 - 05:55 PM]
Ufc Heavyweights Are a Ratings Knockout on Spike TV!
Spike TV spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 16.

[09/17/09 - 02:19 PM]
Mma Returns to Primetime on CBS with "Strikeforce: Fedor VS. Rogers" Live on Saturday, NoV. 7
Showtime Sports will produce the four-fight event with host Gus Johnson calling the action and MMA legend Frank Shamrock and Mauro Ranallo serving as color analysts.

[09/17/09 - 02:09 PM]
Syfy's Destination Truth Scores in Week Two!
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 16.

[09/17/09 - 02:06 PM]
TruTV Spotlights Jobs Involving Extreme Conflict in Revealing New Series All Worked Up
The series will launch with back-to-back episodes on Monday, October 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/17/09 - 02:04 PM]
NBC Wins the Week of SepT. 7-13 in Adults 18-49, as Thursday and Sunday NFL Telecasts Top the Primetime Week
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 7-13.

[09/17/09 - 12:01 PM]
Emmy and Grammy Award-Winning Artist Justin Timberlake Set to Present on the "61st Primetime Emmy(R) Awards," Sunday, SepT. 20 on Cbs
This past weekend, Timberlake won an Emmy at the "2009 Creative Arts Emmy Awards" for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series on "Saturday Night Live."

[09/17/09 - 12:01 PM]
NBC.com and Sprint Team Up to Deliver a Groundbreaking New Way of Storytelling for Fans of NBC's 'Heroes'
Beginning on September 28 and continuing for 10 consecutive weeks, an original "Heroes" story will unfold on the multiple platforms of NBC.com and Sprint.

[09/17/09 - 11:54 AM]
Get Your Insatiable Internet Buzz Fix from Daniel Tosh as He Continues to Take on All Things Web in Comedy Central's Weekly, Topical Series 'TosH.0' Beginning on Thursday, October 8 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The first of six new episodes debuts Thursday, October 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/17/09 - 10:49 AM]
Nightline Is #1 in Total Viewers - Outperforms "Tonight Show" for 12th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 7-11.

[09/17/09 - 10:48 AM]
Bob Saget to Join Tom Bergeron as Guest Host on "America's Funniest Home Videos" in Episode Celebrating the Series' 20th Anniversary
The episode, to air in November on the network, will look back at the show's funniest moments in its two decades on the air.

[09/17/09 - 10:48 AM]
Bravo Announces Start of Production of "The Real Housewives of New York City"
LuAnn de Lesseps, Bethenny Frankel, Kelly Killoren Bensimon, Alex McCord, Ramona Singer and Jill Zarin will all return for the new season, due in 2010.

[09/17/09 - 10:44 AM]
Conan O'Brien Tops All Broadcast and Cable Competition in 18-49 for the Late-Night Week of SepT. 7-11
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 7-11.

[09/17/09 - 10:33 AM]
Dave's Winning Streak Hits 10
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 7-11.

[09/17/09 - 10:32 AM]
Live Music Returns to "The 61st Primetime Emmy(R) Awards," Sunday, SepT. 20 on Cbs
For the first time since 2004, the event will feature a live band as part of the telecast.

[09/17/09 - 10:31 AM]
NBC Primetime Ratings Results for SepT. 16, 2009
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 16.

[09/17/09 - 08:44 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Partners with Don Mischer Productions to Launch the 'American Comedy Awards'
The event will premiere simultaneously across all of MTV Networks Entertainment Group channels: Comedy Central, Spike TV and TV Land.

[09/17/09 - 07:39 AM]
TLC Blossoms with Floral Designer Extraordinaire Jeff Leatham
"Flowers Uncut with Jeff Leatham," a 12-episode series, premieres Wednesday, November 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/17/09 - 07:12 AM]
DirecTV Takes Viewers Deep Into the Underbelly of the Australian Crime World
"Underbelly" is "a gripping, gritty and shocking portrayal of the violent, drug-fueled Australian underworld from the 1970s through the early 2000s."

[09/17/09 - 12:01 AM]
Interview: "Parks & Recreation" Co-Stars Amy Poehler & Aziz Ansari

[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."







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