[tuesday, october 13, 2009]    
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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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[10/26/16 - 03:23 PM]
Lifetime Partners with "The View" for Primetime Event Program, "The View Live Election Special"
The special will feature "The View's" co-hosts from their set with a live studio audience, election-themed Hot Topics, interactive election activities and up-to-the-minute results from key battleground states.

[10/26/16 - 02:01 PM]
Freeform Says Farewell to "Pretty Little Liars" with an Exclusive One-Hour Tell-All Following the Series Finale
Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell and Sasha Pieterse, as well as executive producer I. Marlene King, will sit down for an hour long unbarred and uncensored tell-all after show.

[10/26/16 - 01:31 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Poster and New "Presidential" Teaser for Stephen Colbert's Live Election Night Special
On election night, Colbert will be reacting in real-time to the election results as the state by state returns come in, making it the perfect election night destination for people who want to see all the latest news, without actually having to watch the news.

[10/26/16 - 12:45 PM]
New Comedy "The Mick," Starring Kaitlin Olson, to Premiere Sunday, January 1, After NFL Doubleheader, on FOX
The series will then regularly air Tuesday nights following "New Girl."

[10/26/16 - 11:42 AM]
Samantha Bee Interviews Her First Male President, Barack Obama
Said installment of "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" airs Monday, October 31 at 10:30/9:30c on TBS.

[10/26/16 - 11:00 AM]
Starz Adds Michael Nyqvist, Nazanin Boniadi, Nicholas Pinnock and Sara Serraiocco to Spy Thriller "Counterpart"
The espionage thriller with a metaphysical twist also stars Oscar(R) winner J.K. Simmons, Olivia Williams and Harry Lloyd.

[10/26/16 - 10:32 AM]
Weinstein Television's Epic Scripted Event Series "Waco," Lands on Spike TV
Previously announced in August, the six-part event series is based on the harrowing true story of the 1993 FBI siege of a religious sect in Waco, Texas that resulted in the deadly shoot out and fire.

[10/26/16 - 10:32 AM]
"Broad City" Original Series Soundtrack Available Friday, October 28 via Milan Records in Association with Comedy Central Records
The album artwork and packaging is designed by artist Mike Perry, who is also the creator of the animated show opener for "Broad City," and features an insert with spliff-rolling instructions.

[10/26/16 - 10:23 AM]
The CW Gets Into the Spirit with Its Schedule of Upcoming Holiday Specials
New this holiday season, The CW will broadcast an original holiday special, "Terry Crews Saves Christmas," for five hour-long episodes across four consecutive nights, starting Tuesday, December 20.

[10/26/16 - 10:09 AM]
WGN America's Hit Supernatural Thriller "Salem" Returns Halloween Week Wednesday, November 2 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
In advance of the premiere, the network released a riveting new trailer featuring a gruesome twist on "Cats Cradle."

[10/26/16 - 09:26 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Opens on Top for FOX
The network's coverage is up more than 17% among adults 18-49 from last year.

[10/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Disney Begins Production on New "Muppet Babies" Series, Slated to Debut in Early 2018
Geared towards kids 4-7, each episode will feature two 11-minute stories that follow the Muppet Babies on various adventures as they let their imaginations take them to the farthest corners of the universe.

[10/26/16 - 09:00 AM]
Esquire Network Teams Up with Nick Offerman and the Movember Foundation to Throw a "'Stache Bash" to Raise Awareness of Men's Health
Take a look at Nick chatting about moustaches and tune in to the marathon to see the best of the beards and flavor savers.

[10/26/16 - 08:56 AM]
Travel Channel Says Week of December 25 Is the Perfect Time for a "Chill-cation"
Travel Channel's favorite experts and explorers - Josh Gates, Jack Maxwell, Anthony Melchiorri, Don Wildman, Andrew Zimmern and Zak Bagans - will lead ultimate chilly escapes with ice-themed episodes of the network's most popular series.

[10/26/16 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Brings You "Home for the Holidays" with Series and Specials from Thanksgiving Through the New Year
Highlights include new seasons of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" and the re-monikered "The Great American Baking Show."