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[10/13/09 - 06:47 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 13
Updates include: Benjamin Bratt to visit "Modern Family"; Radha Mitchell to topline A&E's "Quickening"; and Thomas Lennon lands a comedy at NBC.

[10/13/09 - 03:44 PM]
Discovery Channel Ranks in Top #5 on Key Nights and Across Key Demos
Discovery spins the numbers for the week of October 5-11.

[10/13/09 - 03:22 PM]
Microsoft and FOX One to Collaborate on Exclusive Windows 7 Brand Sponsorship of "Family Guy Presents: Seth & Alex's Almost Live Comedy Show" (Working Title)
The half-hour special airs Sunday, November 8 at 8:30/7:30c.

[10/13/09 - 03:16 PM]
ESPN's Monday Night Football "Wins the Night" in Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 12.

[10/13/09 - 03:15 PM]
The CW Builds Over Year Ago in Target Categories
The CW spins the numbers for the week of October 5-11.

[10/13/09 - 02:44 PM]
Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing" Scores Highest Rated Season Premiere Ever
Bravo spins the numbers for Monday, October 12.

[10/13/09 - 02:06 PM]
TBS Wraps Up Best Week in Network History Behind Mlb League Division Series
TBS spins the numbers for its MLB playoff coverage to date this season.

[10/13/09 - 01:42 PM]
Sec on CBS Scores Best College Football Ratings for Network in 10 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, October 10.

[10/13/09 - 12:29 PM]
Bono, the Edge and Springsteen Are Center Stage in Sundance Channel's Highly Anticipated Second Season of ''Spectacle: Elvis Costello With...''
Seven new episodes are set to roll out beginning Wednesday, December 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/13/09 - 12:27 PM]
The Secret Life of the American Teenager and "Make It Or Break It" Return on Monday, January 11 on ABC Family
"Teenager" returns with 12 all-new episodes while "Make It or Break It" is back with 10 fresh installments.

[10/13/09 - 12:26 PM]
Lanny and Wayne the Christmas Elves in Prep & Landing to Premiere Tuesday, December 1 on the ABC Television Network
Dave Foley, Sarah Chalke and Derek Richardson are among the voice cast of the John Lasseter-produced special.

[10/13/09 - 12:25 PM]
2009 American Music Awards Nominees Announced
Taylor Swift, Michael Jackson and Eminem lead the nominations while Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Peas, Jennifer Lopez and Adam Lambert are set to perform.

[10/13/09 - 11:39 AM]
Fans Again Vote for Favorite Breakthrough Artist in 6th Annual T-Mobile Award for the "2009 American Music Awards," Live, November 22 on Abc
Kings of Leon, Lady Gaga, Keri Hilson and Jeremih are among the nominees.

[10/13/09 - 11:29 AM]
Mario Lopez Helps Celebrate the Holiday Season in ABC Family's Original Movie "The Dog Who Saved Christmas," Premiering on Sunday, November 29th
Dean Cain, Gary Valentine and Elisa Donovan also star in the film, which will also be released on DVD on Tuesday, December 8.

[10/13/09 - 11:28 AM]
Disney Channel Is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day for the 21st Time in 22 Weeks in Tweens 9-14
The Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of October 5-11.

[10/13/09 - 10:57 AM]
ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched Net, Beating CBS by 2.8 Million Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 12.

[10/13/09 - 10:52 AM]
ABC Takes Second for the Week in Total Viewers and Key Demos
ABC spins the numbers the week of October 5-11.

[10/13/09 - 10:35 AM]
NBC Ties for #2 in Adults 18-49 for the Primetime Week of OcT. 5-11
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 5-11.

[10/13/09 - 10:27 AM]
FOX Dominates Among Young Adults for Third Week Straight
FOX spins the numbers for the week of October 5-11.

[10/13/09 - 10:24 AM]
NBC Gives Viewers a Real Holiday Treat During Thanksgiving Week with "The Biggest Loser: Where Are They Now?" Special Airing Wednesday, November 25 (8-10 P.M. Et)
More than 40 contestants from seasons 1-7 will be featured, showing how they look now and sharing what they've been doing with their lives since being on the show.

[10/13/09 - 10:23 AM]
IFC to Stream the 40th Anniversary Monty Python Reunion for Fans Live and Uncut
The event will take place Thursday, October 15 at approximately 9:00 PM EST.

[10/13/09 - 10:09 AM]
CBS Dominates the Week in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 5-11.

[10/13/09 - 09:25 AM]
CBS Wins Monday in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 12.

[10/13/09 - 08:42 AM]
For the First Time in Csi History, One Character Will Appear in All Three Series for a Three Part Crossover Trilogy
Laurence Fishburne will guest star on "CSI: Miami" and "CSI: NY" on November 9-11 before returning to "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" on November 12.

[10/13/09 - 08:41 AM]
CBS Celebrates Halloween with a Witch's Brew of Chilling Episodes
"NCIS," "The Mentalist," "Ghost Whisperer," "Medium" and "Numb3rs" will all feature Halloween-themed installments.

[10/13/09 - 08:39 AM]
A Dog Named Christmas, a New "Hallmark Hall of Fame" Presentation Starring Bruce Greenwood, Linda Emond and Noel Fisher, to Be Broadcast Sunday, NoV. 29 on the CBS Television Network
The movie tells the tale of a developmentally challenged young man who sets out to convince his family to participate in a local shelter's inaugural "Adopt a Dog for Christmas Program."

[10/13/09 - 08:36 AM]
Television Star Alan Thicke to Guest Star as Himself on "How I Met Your Mother"
Thicke will guest star as himself in an upcoming episode titled "The Rough Patch."

[10/13/09 - 08:24 AM]
Mystery, Betrayal and Terrifying Secrets Are Unleashed When Ion Television's Durham County Launches Its Second Season in January 2010
The series "returns to the bleak and disturbing landscape of an alienated suburbia with a new star villain - Michelle Forbes."

[10/13/09 - 08:11 AM]
Oxygen's Hit Series "Bad Girls Club" Returns for Fourth Season Premiering Tuesday, December 1 at 10pm ET/PT
Season three was Oxygen's first series ever to average over one million viewers per episode.

[10/13/09 - 06:01 AM]
R&b Star Ray J Is Back to Try His Hand at Love a Second Time Around
"For The Love of Ray J" returns to VH1 on Monday, November 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/13/09 - 12:46 AM]
Interview: "Rita Rocks" Co-Creators Stan Zimmerman & Jim Berg

[10/13/09 - 12:02 AM]
Cast Versions of "Hate on Me," "You Keep Me Hangin' On," "No Air" and "Keep Holding On" Among Songs Featured in "Glee" Wednesday, October 14, on Fox
They join two songs from this week's episode already available on iTunes: versions of Jordin Sparks and Chris Brown's "No Air" and Avril Lavigne's "Keep Holding On."

[10/13/09 - 12:01 AM]
Carrie Underwood Returns to FOX in "Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special" (Working Title)
FOX confirms our previous report about the two-hour special, airing Monday, December 7.

[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.







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[04/28/16 - 01:01 PM]
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[04/28/16 - 12:35 PM]
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[04/28/16 - 12:31 PM]
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[04/28/16 - 12:20 PM]
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[04/28/16 - 11:45 AM]
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[04/28/16 - 11:14 AM]
"Monster Week" Returns to Animal Planet on May 26 with All-New Programming You Can Really Sink Your Teeth Into
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[04/28/16 - 11:00 AM]
"LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures" Premieres Monday, June 20 on Disney XD
Set between the events of "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi," the action comedy series follows the Freemakers, a family of sibling scavengers who operate a salvage and repair shop in space.

[04/28/16 - 10:35 AM]
Country Powerhouses Martina McBride, Jennifer Nettles and Cam to Kick Off the "2016 American Country Countdown Awards" with McBride's Timeless Female Anthem "This One's for the Girls"
"I always look forward to singing this song because it resonates with so many different people of all different ages," said Martina.

[04/28/16 - 10:13 AM]
MTV's Hit Matchmaking Series "Are You the One?" Returns on an All-New Night Monday, June 13 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Building on "AYTO's" successful formula, season four will feature a game-changing twist that for the first time will truly test the theory, "If your perfect match was standing right in front of you, would you even know it?"

[04/28/16 - 10:04 AM]
"Live from Daryl's House" and "Later... With Jools Holland" New Seasons to Premiere on MTV Live Thursday, May 5
TV Live, MTV's 24-hour high-definition music channel, was rebranded from Palladia in February.

[04/28/16 - 10:01 AM]
Travel Channel Hits Highest-Rated April in Three Years Among P25-54
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/28/16 - 09:37 AM]
New Series "Mygrations" Premieres Monday, May 23, at 9/8c on National Geographic Channel
Each spring, in a desperate bid for survival, 1.3 million wildebeests race hundreds of miles north from the dry southern Serengeti plains to the lush grasses of the Maasai Mara in Kenya.

[04/28/16 - 09:36 AM]
"Match Game" Returns to Primetime With Host Alec Baldwin on ABC
The 10-episode series will air 10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT as part of ABC's Sunday Fun & Games block, alongside "Celebrity Family Feud," with Steve Harvey, and "The 100,000 Pyramid," with Michael Strahan, beginning on Sunday, June 26.

[04/28/16 - 09:34 AM]
NBC's Hit Series "Little Big Shots" Closes Out Its First Season with Two Final Episodes May 1 & 8; Casting for Season 2 Has Begun
Ellen DeGeneres and Steve Harvey executive produce the popular, family-friendly series, with Harvey also serving as host.

[04/28/16 - 09:04 AM]
Andy Richter Hosts the Ultimate "Celebrity Food Fight" When Stars Compete in Comedic Culinary Games
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