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[10/12/09 - 06:25 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 12
Updates include: ABC extends "FlashForward" to 25 episodes; TNT eyes NBC castoff "Southland"; and Chris Harris, Jared Stern book comedies at CBS.

[10/12/09 - 04:28 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Schedules Underwood Special, Fall Finales
"Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special" (working title) is set to premiere on Monday, December 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/12/09 - 03:13 PM]
Second Season Premiere of Syfy's Sanctuary Scores Double-Digit Increases, While Stargate Universe Viewership Soars in Second Week
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, October 9.

[10/12/09 - 01:40 PM]
TLC Serves Up a New Season of 'Cake Boss' on October 26
In its first season, more than 2 million people tuned in each week to see Buddy and his team create mouth-watering creations.

[10/12/09 - 01:37 PM]
The CW Shows Largest Percentage Gains from Dvr Viewing Across the Board for Any Broadcast Network During "Premiere Week"
The CW further spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[10/12/09 - 01:34 PM]
CMT's 'The Singing Bee' Stops in Nashville to Cast for Second Season
The 20-episode second season, returning with host Melissa Peterman, will begin taping in November and premiere in January 2010.

[10/12/09 - 01:17 PM]
Stars Illuminate the Greek Theatre for Spike TV's 'Scream 2009' Premiering on October 27 at 10 PM ET/PT
The show tapes on Saturday, October 17 at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles.

[10/12/09 - 12:20 PM]
Grey'S, "Dollhouse," "Smallville" Top Dvr Gains
Other beneficiaries include "The Mentalist," "Fringe," "House," "The Office," "Melrose Place" and "90210."

[10/12/09 - 12:08 PM]
Ghost Hunters, the #1 Paranormal Franchise on Television, Has Just Gotten Bigger
The cable channel confirms the November 11 launch of "Ghost Hunters Academy."

[10/12/09 - 11:58 AM]
ABC Announces Full Season Pick-Ups of New Series "Cougar Town," "Flashforward," "The Middle" and "Modern Family"
The Alphabet confirms its "Cougar Town," "The Middle" and "Modern Family" pick-ups as well as "FlashForward's" newly announced full season.

[10/12/09 - 11:03 AM]
Record Dvr Usage Makes CBS's Big Premiere Week Even Bigger
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[10/12/09 - 11:02 AM]
Discovery Channel's Discovering Ardi Delivered Strong Audience Numbers on Sunday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, October 11.

[10/12/09 - 11:01 AM]
Epix Unveils Powerhouse Launch Weekend Lineup
The cable channel will debut on Friday, October 30.

[10/12/09 - 10:54 AM]
Mgm's 'Stargate Universe' Ratings Blast Off
MGM spins the numbers for the show's debut in the U.S., the UK, Canada and Australia.

[10/12/09 - 10:32 AM]
Star Trek Siren Jolene Blalock Joins Season Two of "Legend of the Seeker" in a Recurring Role
Blalock will portray "a mysterious Sister of the Dark who possesses very powerful magic."

[10/12/09 - 10:28 AM]
America's Got Talent Announces Season Five Auditions in Chicago, Philadelphia and New York City
More cities are to be announced soon.

[10/12/09 - 09:58 AM]
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution Bringing "The Real Housewives" Franchise to Monday-Friday Broadcast Syndication
The series has already been sold in more than 60% of the country for a fall 2010 launch.

[10/12/09 - 09:05 AM]
ABC's Premiere Week Results Grow from First-Reported Numbers
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[10/12/09 - 12:30 AM]
Interview: "Million Dollar Listing" Co-Star Madison Hildebrand

[10/10/09 - 03:43 PM]
FOX Adds "Dance" Special on Monday, October 26
Said installment will replace "House" that night however "Lie to Me" will air as scheduled at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/10/09 - 03:11 PM]
The 10 Things You Need to Know About the New Season: #10 - Shows Get Canceled for Three Reasons

[10/09/09 - 06:13 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 9
Updates include: Bradley Whitford is Dan in FOX's "Jack & Dan"; Lauren Graham locks in NBC's "Parenthood"; and Marc Cherry to develop a new drama for ABC.

[10/09/09 - 01:34 PM]
Primetime Mma Fight Card Announced for "Cbs/Strikeforce/M-1 Global Saturday Night Fights" Saturday, NoV. 7 on the CBS Television Network
The card includes Fedor "The Last Emperor" Emelianenko vs. Brett "The Grim" Rogers and Jake Shields vs. Jason "Mayhem" Miller.

[10/09/09 - 12:05 PM]
The Vampire Diaries Up 100% Year-To-Year in the CW's Target Demographic of Women 18-34
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, October 8.

[10/09/09 - 11:43 AM]
A&E Follows an Unconventional Team Who Provoke the Supernatural in Two Original One-Hour "Extreme Paranormal" Specials
Said installments will air Monday, October 19 and Monday, October 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/09/09 - 11:10 AM]
Dubose Entertainment Chronicles the Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs of NFL Star Michael Vick in a New Original Docu-Series to Premiere on Bet
THE MICHAEL VICK PROJECT is scheduled to premiere on BET in 2010.

[10/09/09 - 09:39 AM]
The Miss America Organization Announces Rush Limbaugh as a National Judge for the 2010 Miss America Pageant
The event will be held at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday, January 30 and broadcast live on TLC.

[10/09/09 - 09:12 AM]
CBS Wins Thursday in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 8.

[10/09/09 - 08:40 AM]
ABC Wins 3rd Straight Thursday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 8.

[10/09/09 - 08:06 AM]
CBS's Big Premiere Week to Get Even Bigger
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[10/09/09 - 12:11 AM]
Interview: "Leave It to Lamas" Star Lorenzo Lamas

[10/09/09 - 12:09 AM]
Live at the Paley Center for Media: Lifetime's "Drop Dead Diva"

[10/08/09 - 11:47 PM]
The 10 Things You Need to Know About the New Season: #9 - Most Shows Lose 25% of Their Debut Audience

[10/08/09 - 06:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 8
Updates include: Tom Welling has "Cheer" for The CW; CBS moves forward with its "Hawaii Five-O" update; and Ellen Page to co-write a new comedy for HBO.

[10/08/09 - 03:59 PM]
NBC Axes "Southland"
NBC has canceled its police drama "Southland" - two weeks before it was scheduled to return.

[10/08/09 - 03:32 PM]
Dirty Jobs and Mythbusters 10/6 and 10/7 Premieres Pull Strong Ratings Among Men
Discovery spins the numbers for October 6-7.

[10/08/09 - 03:22 PM]
ABC Gives Wednesday Trio Back Nine
"The Middle," "Modern Family" and "Cougar Town" have all landed full season orders.

[10/08/09 - 01:46 PM]
TBS Opens 2009 Mlb Postseason with Biggest Audience Since 2005
TBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 7.

[10/08/09 - 01:40 PM]
Discovery Channel's Mythbusters Tapped for H1n1 Psa Campaign
The PSA will air on Discovery Channel from October 12 through November 8.

[10/08/09 - 01:33 PM]
MTV Gets Freaky on Friday with Halloween Thriller "My Super Psycho Sweet 16"
As previously reported, the film bows Friday, October 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/08/09 - 11:38 AM]
Conan O'Brien Wins the Late-Night Week of SepT. 28-OcT. 2 in 18-49 Over All Cable and Broadcast Competition
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 28-October 2.

[10/08/09 - 10:37 AM]
Nightline Bests "Tonight Show" in Total Viewers 15 Weeks in a Row
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 28-October 2.

[10/08/09 - 10:09 AM]
ABC's Freshman Comedy Block Finishes No. 1 from 8-10pm in Adults 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 7.

[10/08/09 - 10:04 AM]
Late Show Wins Again in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 28-October 2.

[10/08/09 - 09:54 AM]
Exclusive: FOX Adds Original "Brothers" This Sunday
"Lenny," an original episode featuring guest stars Mike Tyson, Lenny Clark and Tichina Arnold, will air Sunday, October 11 at 7:00/6:00c.

[10/08/09 - 09:42 AM]
Criminal Minds, the Number One Show of the Night, Outdelivers ABC's Comedies and FOX's "Glee" in Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 7.

[10/08/09 - 07:01 AM]
Showtime to Launch Exclusive Animated Webisodes Based on Its Emmy(R)-Nominated Original Series "Dexter"
The 12-part series told in four, one to two minute chapters, will premiere on Sunday, October 25 on www.sho.com.

[10/07/09 - 11:17 PM]
The 10 Things You Need to Know About the New Season: #8 - You Are Not the Average TV Viewer

[10/07/09 - 06:49 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 7
Updates include: TNT orders a cast-contingent pilot for a small screen take on Tess Gerritsen's Jane Rizzoli mystery novels.

[10/07/09 - 05:41 PM]
CBS Gives Full Season Orders to "Ncis: Los Angeles" and "The Good Wife"
The pair are the top two new series of the 2009-2010 season.







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