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[09/24/09 - 06:04 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 24
Updates include: TBS cancels "The Bill Engvall Show"; Jennifer Morrison to depart "House"; and FOX, Simon Cowell continue negotiations.

[09/24/09 - 02:29 PM]
History(Tm) Announces Wwii in Hd
The 10-hour series, narrated by Gary Sinise, premieres Sunday-Thursday, November 15-19 at 9-11 pm ET/PT.

[09/24/09 - 01:50 PM]
MTV's All-New Scripted Supernatural Mystery Series, 'Valemont,' to Premiere with 'The Hills' and 'The City' on Tuesday, September 29
Kristen Hager, Eric Balfour and Nikki Blonsky co-star in the short-form series, which will run for six consecutive weeks.

[09/24/09 - 01:43 PM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Welcomes World Famous Australian Director Baz Luhrmann as Guest Judge on Monday, September 28 and Tuesday, September 29
Luhrmann joins Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba at the judges' table while head judge Len Goodman takes a week off from the competition.

[09/24/09 - 01:27 PM]
Three New Girlfriends Call the Famous Playboy Mansion Home When "The Girls Next Door" Returns This Fall on E!
The new season premieres Sunday, October 11 at 10:00/9:00c followed by the launch of "Leave It To Lamas."

[09/24/09 - 01:26 PM]
Discovery's New Series 'The Colony' Finishes First Season Strong
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 22.

[09/24/09 - 01:25 PM]
AMC Taps Susie Fitzgerald as Senior Vice President of Scripted Development and Current Programming
Most recently, Fitzgerald was president of television at Josephson Entertainment.

[09/24/09 - 01:03 PM]
TBS Sends MR. October Reggie Jackson to Bat as Host of a New Interview Series Entitled "The Pride of October" Featuring Other Mlb Postseason Legends
The series will debut on Wednesday, October 7 during the network's pregame show, "MLB On Deck."

[09/24/09 - 12:03 PM]
TruTV Heads Back to Court for a New Season of Speeders Fight Back
The series launches its second season Thursday, Oct 1, with back-to-back episodes at 10 and 10:30 p.m. (ET).

[09/24/09 - 11:52 AM]
Nightline Places First for the 3rd Quarter in Total Viewers
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the third quarter of 2009.

[09/24/09 - 11:50 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 on Wednesday and Claims the Top Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 23.

[09/24/09 - 11:22 AM]
There's No Hiding in the Spotlight; Showtime(R) to Premiere Bon Jovi: When We Were Beautiful
The band's "first-ever" documentary premieres Saturday, October 24 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/24/09 - 10:24 AM]
CBS Places First in Viewers and Adults 18-49 on the First Wednesday of the New Season
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 23.

[09/24/09 - 10:23 AM]
Mark Burnett Named Executive Producer of "36th Annual People's Choice Awards" to Be Broadcast Wednesday, JaN. 6, 9:00-11:00 PM on the CBS Television Network
Award-winning performer Queen Latifah returns to host the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS for the fourth consecutive year.

[09/24/09 - 09:32 AM]
The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Launches Model Search for the Next Runway Angel to Appear on the Fashion Spectacular, Tuesday, DeC. 1 on the CBS Television Network
Casting events will be held in New York City, Miami, Los Angeles and Chicago beginning Saturday, October 3.

[09/24/09 - 07:48 AM]
Interview: "Csi: Crime Scene Investigation" Executive Producer Naren Shankar

[09/24/09 - 07:40 AM]
Planet Green Asks America: Can You Take the 100 Mile Challenge?
The six-part series launches on Monday, October 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/24/09 - 07:10 AM]
A&E's Real-Life Series "Parking Wars" Returns for an All New Season Tuesday, October 6 at 10pm ET/PT
The series expands beyond the City of Brotherly Love to hit the road in a new town where cars mean everything -- Motor City.

[09/24/09 - 06:29 AM]
Final Five Fight to Stay in "Hell's Kitchen"
FOX details the latest "Hell's Kitchen" elimination.

[09/24/09 - 06:03 AM]
The CW Orders Scripts for "Melrose," "Diaries"
Plus: "One Tree Hill" has quietly received a full season order.

[09/24/09 - 12:05 AM]
Interview: "Grey's Anatomy" Executive Producer Krista Vernoff

[09/23/09 - 06:28 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 23
Updates include: NBC to climb "The Mountain"; Clifton Collins joins "Southland"; and J.J. Abrams, Steven Spielberg each land new projects.

[09/23/09 - 04:56 PM]
Summer Sensation Warehouse 13 Finishes First Season as Most Successful Series in Syfy History!
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 22.

[09/23/09 - 11:16 AM]
Dwts Beats NBC's "Loser" and FOX's "Kitchen" in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 22.

[09/23/09 - 10:17 AM]
New Reality Docu-Series, "Fly Girls," Cleared for Take-Off on the Cw
"This show is about real, down-to-earth young women who happen to have landed in an exceptionally glamorous, high-flying career filled with exotic locations and handsome strangers," said The CW's Kristen Vadas.

[09/23/09 - 09:22 AM]
CBS Has Its Largest Premiere Week Tuesday Audience Since 1993; Highest Rated in Demos Since 2004
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 22.

[09/23/09 - 06:10 AM]
Glee Cast Versions of "Taking Chances" and "Somebody to Love" Debut on Itunes Top 100 Chart
Both tracks entered the iTunes charts in the Top 100 and join nine songs already available on iTunes.

[09/23/09 - 12:19 AM]
Interview: "Csi: Ny" Executive Producer Pam Veasey

[09/23/09 - 12:17 AM]
Interview: "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Executive Producer Neal Baer

[09/22/09 - 06:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 22
Updates include: Jon Turteltaub sticks with CBS Television Studios; while Sony Pictures Television books scripts at CBS and ABC.

[09/22/09 - 03:21 PM]
ESPN's Monday Night Football: Cable's Biggest Audience of 2009 for 2nd Straight Week
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 21.

[09/22/09 - 03:19 PM]
FX's Damages Summons New Cast Members for Third Season
Campbell Scott and Martin Short sign on as series regulars and Lily Tomlin and Keith Carradine take on guest starring roles.

[09/22/09 - 01:22 PM]
MTV Serves Up Laughs with Two All New Comedies 'Popzilla' and 'Disaster Date' Premiering Monday September 28
The half-hour series will air back-to-back starting at 6:00/5:00c.

[09/22/09 - 01:14 PM]
Discovery Channel Tackles Unexplained Phenomena with All-New Series Ghost Lab to Premiere October 6
The 13-part series is set to launch on Tuesday, October 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/22/09 - 01:12 PM]
Supernatural Spirits Afflict Victims Through Paranormal Pets in Animal Planet's Eerie New Series, the Haunted
The 10-part series will roll out on Friday, November 22 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/22/09 - 12:37 PM]
Bill Condon to Direct Pilot Episode of Showtime Comedy Series the C Word
The pilot stars Linney as "a suburban wife and mother who is recently diagnosed with cancer and is forced to deal with the emotional ups and downs and face reality yet also find the light side of a dark situation."

[09/22/09 - 12:35 PM]
USA Continues to Dominate
USA spins the numbers for the week of September 14-20.

[09/22/09 - 11:13 AM]
The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards, the Premiere of "Survivor: Samoa" and the Finale of "Big Brother" Lead CBS in Final Week of Television Year
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 14-20.

[09/22/09 - 10:28 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Emerges as Monday's Most-Watched TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 21.

[09/22/09 - 10:18 AM]
NBC Takes the Week of SepT. 14-20 in 18-49 with Winning Results from NFL Football, 'Biggest Loser,' 'Talent,' 'Community' and 'Jay Leno'
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 14-20.

[09/22/09 - 10:13 AM]
CBS Opens the New Season with a Big Bang "The Big Bang Theory" Premieres with Its Largest Audience Ever and Highest Adult 18-49 Rating
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, September 22.

[09/22/09 - 09:22 AM]
Spike Presents New Original Online Show 'The Ultimate Fighter: The Aftermath'
UFC president Dana White will be on hand for the premiere episode, starting today.

[09/22/09 - 09:15 AM]
Record 24.8 Million Watch Giants-Cowboys on "Sunday Night Football"
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 20.

[09/22/09 - 07:35 AM]
Investigation Discovery Announces Fall Programming Slate Featuring Amazing Stories at the Heart of Investigations
ID's programming is highlighted by the second season of THE SHIFT, which in last season's finale ranked as the #1 telecast for a network original series.

[09/22/09 - 05:18 AM]
The Bitch Is Back!! Heather Locklear to Reprise Her Role as Amanda Woodward on the CW's "Melrose Place" Beginning Tuesday November 17
"Heather's involvement in the show is something we've been working on for some time as we couldn't imagine creating and producing this show without the iconic character's inclusion," said Todd Slavkin & Darren Swimmer.

[09/22/09 - 12:41 AM]
Interview: "The Naughty Kitchen" Star Blythe Beck

[09/22/09 - 12:40 AM]
Interview: "90210" Executive Producer Rebecca Sinclair

[09/21/09 - 06:34 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 21
Updates include: John Glenn is "Fallen" for FOX; and Michael Fresco to direct FOX's "Keep Hope Alive."

[09/21/09 - 06:13 PM]
Barney Frank, Chairman of the House Financial Committee and Massachusetts Congressman in Tonight's '10 @ 10' on NBC's 'The Jay Leno Show'
He answers questions such as "In 15-seconds, can you name the last 10 U.S. Presidents?" and "If you could have a super power, what would it be?"

[09/21/09 - 03:57 PM]
Syfy's 'Eureka' Delivers Best Season Ever
Syfy spins the numbers for the season to date.







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Live + 7 Ratings: ABC Claims 3 of the Week's Top 5 Biggest Broadcast Gainers in Adults 18-49
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