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[10/19/09 - 06:19 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 19
Updates include: Wilmer Valderrama to play Cesar Millan for FOX; Samuel L. Jackson to produce two new projects; and Sam Laybourne checks into "Rehab" for FOX.

[10/19/09 - 02:16 PM]
Sunday Night Football Goes Six for Six
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 18.

[10/19/09 - 12:44 PM]
Arrested Development Coming to Ifc
The network will air repeats of the critically acclaimed series on Sundays and Tuesdays beginning October 25.

[10/19/09 - 12:22 PM]
Discovery Channel's Storm Chasers Blasts Off with Record Ratings
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, October 18.

[10/19/09 - 11:22 AM]
Fans Continue to Vote for Favorite Breakthrough Artist in 6th Annual T-Mobile Award for the "2009 American Music Awards," Live, November 22 on Abc
This week fans can vote from among two names in the Country and Rap/Hip-Hop categories.

[10/19/09 - 11:21 AM]
Jay-Z to Perform at 37th Annual "American Music Awards," November 22 on Abc
Jay-Z will join the previously announced Alicia Keys in a special collaborative act.

[10/19/09 - 11:20 AM]
Dave Matthews to Join Kenny Chesney in Performance on "The 43rd Annual Cma Awards"
The event, hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, will be broadcast live from the Sommet Center in Nashville, Wednesday, November 11.

[10/19/09 - 11:19 AM]
Sky-Writing Campaign Paves Way for "V"
Beginning October 23 through November 3, the Visitors from "V" will mark the sky with their distinctive red "V" over several U.S. landmarks.

[10/19/09 - 11:18 AM]
Celebrity Chefs Rocco Dispirito, Sandra Lee and Art Smith Put Down Their Knives and Put on Their Hard Hats for "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
The trio will appear in the show's October 25 installment to build a new kitchen.

[10/19/09 - 10:31 AM]
Second Week Live Plus 7-Day Dvr Playback Sees 14 CBS Series Gaining More Than One Million Viewers
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 28-October 4.

[10/19/09 - 10:20 AM]
ABC Outdraws FOX's Sunday Lineup by 4.0 Million Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 18.

[10/19/09 - 12:01 AM]
Interview: "Little People, Big World" Executive Producer Jeff Weaver

[10/17/09 - 08:54 AM]
Ugly Betty Improves Its Time Period
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 16.

[10/16/09 - 06:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 16
Updates include: Paige Turco, Barry Bostwick head to NBC's "Mountain"; the Kings to go solo on CBS's "The Good Wife"; and Teri Weinberg, Julia Franz book projects.

[10/16/09 - 02:59 PM]
Nightline Bests "Tonight Show" in Total Viewers 16 Weeks in a Row
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 5-9.

[10/16/09 - 02:30 PM]
NBC Late-Night Ratings Results for the Week of OcT. 5-9
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 5-9.

[10/16/09 - 11:56 AM]
MTV Enters the Dramatic World of Fashion When Its New Series "Styl'D" Premieres Sunday, November 1 at 10pm ET/PT
The series follows five junior stylists as they embark on the experience of their lives working for the senior stylists for the Margaret Maldonado Agency.

[10/16/09 - 11:04 AM]
CBS Continues Its Late Night Momentum
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 5-9.

[10/16/09 - 10:50 AM]
Charles Schulz' Animated Classic Halloween Special, "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown," Airs Wednesday, October 28 on Abc
This program replaces the episode of "Hank" which had been scheduled.

[10/16/09 - 10:44 AM]
VH1 Joins Forces with Diddy Once Again to Find His Next Personal Assistant
"I Want to Work For Diddy 2" premieres Monday, November 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/16/09 - 09:15 AM]
CBS Wins Thursday in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 15.

[10/16/09 - 08:41 AM]
ABC Wins 4 Straight Thursdays - Flashforward and Private Practice Grow
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 15.

[10/16/09 - 06:21 AM]
Springfield Or Bust! a New Neighbor Is Coming to Town with "The Simpsons" Character Contest
The winning entry, selected by THE SIMPSONS producers, will be animated into an episode of THE SIMPSONS in January 2010.

[10/16/09 - 06:02 AM]
VH1 and DosomethinG.org Rank 'Top 20 Celebs Gone Good'
Premiering Thursday, November 19 at 8:00/7:00c, the special will boast original interviews with the ranked celebrities, comedians and cause-leaders.

[10/16/09 - 06:01 AM]
Lions, Tigers and Bears Are Just the Beginning with Spring 2010 Launch of New Cable Network Nat Geo Wild
The new network will take over for Fox Cable Networks' Fox Reality Channel.

[10/16/09 - 12:05 AM]
Interview: "The Girls Next Door" Co-Stars Crystal Harris, Karissa & Kristina Shannon

[10/16/09 - 12:03 AM]
Interview: "Storm Chasers" Co-Stars Reed Timmer & Tim Samaras

[10/15/09 - 06:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 15
Updates include: Jonah Hill to voice animated comedy for FOX; Fox Television Studios, ABC team for "The Gates"; and The CW sets its development slate.

[10/15/09 - 03:56 PM]
Discovery's 'Mythbusters' Surpasses Several Broadcasters in Wednesday Night's Premiere in Key Demos
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 14.

[10/15/09 - 01:09 PM]
Stoolbend for Good! "The Cleveland Show" Picked Up for Full Second Season
"While I'm excited about this news, I really can't wait until next Wednesday to see an all-new GLEE," said Cleveland Brown.

[10/15/09 - 12:12 PM]
William H. Macy Is Shameless When It Comes to Showtime
John Wells and Paul Abbott, the series' original creator, will also serve as executive producers of the pilot.

[10/15/09 - 11:19 AM]
Tim Mcgraw, Vince Gill and Daughtry Among Performers Added to the Lineup for "The 43rd Annual Cma Awards"
Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, George Strait, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are also set to perform.

[10/15/09 - 11:18 AM]
ABC Debuts Free "Dancing with the Stars" App for Iphone and Ipod Touch
The app includes "the latest elimination updates, video clips and other fun, interactive features."

[10/15/09 - 10:56 AM]
Spike TV to Shine a Light on Rock Legend Keith Richards
Richards will receive the Rock Immortal Award during the network's "SCREAM 2009."

[10/15/09 - 10:55 AM]
ABC's Freshman Wednesday Comedy Block Is Up Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 14.

[10/15/09 - 10:54 AM]
ABC Family and Build-A-Bear Workshop Pair Up to Create New Family Holiday Classic, "Holly and Hal Moose: Our Uplifting Christmas Adventure"
The one-hour special airs Tuesday, November 24 at 7:00/6:00c.

[10/15/09 - 10:50 AM]
American Chopper Returns to TLC Paving the Road for Exciting New Heavy Haulers Pilot
The pilot documents "the dangerous and dirty exploits of Jeremy Patterson and his larger-than-life family as they move record-breaking superstructures across America for a living."

[10/15/09 - 10:03 AM]
Krysten Ritter, Ivan Sergei, Ving Rhames and Rachel Hunter Join Cast of Starz New Original Dramedy Series, 'Gravity' Set to Debut in Early Spring 2010, Only on Starz
The series, formerly known as "Failure to Fly," was co-created by Eric Schaeffer and Jill Franklyn.

[10/15/09 - 09:33 AM]
Criminal Minds Wins 9:00-10:00 PM Time Period in Viewers and Adults 18-49 for the Second Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 14.

[10/15/09 - 09:12 AM]
Kathy Griffin Has No Fear in Her Seventh Original Bravo Stand Up Special, "Balls of Steel," Premiering Tuesday, November 3 at 9 PM ET/PT
The one-hour special will be followed by the second season premiere of "Tabatha's Salon Takeover."

[10/15/09 - 08:29 AM]
With the Start of the 2009-10 TV Season, ABC.com Is the No. 1 Online Broadcast Site in September 2009
ABC spins the digital numbers for the month of September.

[10/15/09 - 07:33 AM]
Bon Jovi and NBC Universal Team Up for First-Ever "Artists in Residence" Project
The pact calls for Bon Jovi's music to be widely seen and heard across the multiple brands and platforms of NBC Universal.

[10/15/09 - 07:25 AM]
Who's That Girl? There Are Some New Faces on the Third Season of Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New York City"
Sonja Morgan and Jennifer Gilbert will recur on the show's third season, due in 2010.

[10/15/09 - 07:17 AM]
NBC Universal and Anheuser-Busch Announce Ground-Breaking Advertising Partnership with NBC's 'Saturday Night Live'
This is the first time in the history of "SNL" that a single advertiser has purchased all of the show's national advertising time.

[10/15/09 - 12:33 AM]
Interview: "30 Rock" Co-Star Jack Mcbrayer & Executive Producer Robert Carlock

[10/15/09 - 12:01 AM]
Swing for the Fences This November on Fox
FOX details its November sweeps highlights. (MAJOR SPOILERS!)

[10/14/09 - 06:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 14
Updates include: HBO books "Big Love" return; FOX rolls back "Past Life" to seven episodes; and Matthew Perry to topline a new comedy for ABC.

[10/14/09 - 02:42 PM]
New Hit Series Ghost Lab Scares Up Big Numbers
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 13.

[10/14/09 - 11:39 AM]
Notorious Daredevil Returns in Spike TV's "Super Dave's Spike-Tacular"
"I was a little hesitant about coming back and risking my life each week, but the only other offer I had was 'Super & Kate Plus 8,'" said Bob Einstein.

[10/14/09 - 10:55 AM]
The CW and CBS Mobile Announce the Launch of Two New CW Apps for Iphone and Ipod Touch
"CW City Wize" is a mobile city guide while "CWTV" gives CW fans direct access to video clips of all CW programming.







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[03/30/15 - 01:34 PM]
The Untold Story of the World's Most Famous Sex Symbol Is Revealed in Lifetime(R)'s Miniseries Event, "The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe" Premiering May 30th and 31st
Kelli Garner stars in the title role of the four-hour event.

[03/30/15 - 01:29 PM]
ABC Family's "The Fosters" and "Chasing Life" Rise to Season Highs in Finales
ABC Family further spins the numbers for Monday, March 23.

[03/30/15 - 01:03 PM]
Venture to the Great Swamplands of the South with a New Season of "Buying the Bayou" on Destination America
The series returns with back-to-back episodes on Monday, April 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/30/15 - 12:45 PM]
NBC Will Ease on Down the Road with Dec. 3 Live Production of "The Wiz" Featuring Production Partner Cirque du Soleil Theatrical
Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon will stage both the television production and Broadway revival of "The Wiz" in collaboration with Tony winner and Broadway icon Harvey Fierstein, who will contribute new material to the original Broadway book by William F. Brown.

[03/30/15 - 12:16 PM]
Animal Planet Goes Behind the Badge of Wildlife's Last Line of Defense with New Series "Lone Star Law"
Also on tap are new seasons of "North Woods Law" and "Rugged Justice."

[03/30/15 - 12:01 PM]
Oxygen Media Increases Original Programming by 25 Percent with Addition of Eight New Series
The newcomers include "Douglas Family Gold," "The Hustle," "Pretty. Strong.," "Player Gets Played," "Boss Nails" and the third installment of the popular franchise, "Preachers of Atlanta."

[03/30/15 - 12:00 PM]
National Geographic Channel's "Killing Jesus" Nabs 3.7 Million Viewers, Scoring Highest Total Viewership in Network History
National Geographic Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:55 AM]
Bravo Media Expands Diverse Slate with Addition of 10 New and 4 Returning Series Marking Over 40 High-Quality Original Series
New season orders are set for "Ladies of London" season two, "Don't Be Tardy... " season four, "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" season eight and "Manzo'd with Children" season two.

[03/30/15 - 11:46 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Season Five Finale Is Highest-Rated Finale in Series History, Delivering 15.8 Million Viewers and 10.4 Million Adults 18-49
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:32 AM]
Esquire Network Unveils 2015 Upfront Lineup Bolstering Original Programming with Five New Series
"This new line-up will present even more of the compelling, dynamic content that is engaging our male audience, setting us up for further momentum," said Matt Hanna.

[03/30/15 - 11:27 AM]
truTV & Top Rank Partner to Exclusively Televise Live Friday Night Primetime Boxing Series
The new boxing series, in association with Turner Sports and HBO Sports, will launch on the eve of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view fight with a card featuring two title bouts inside The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

[03/30/15 - 11:27 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" and "Fresh Off the Boat" Post Their Biggest Playback Gains Yet
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of March 9-15.

[03/30/15 - 11:07 AM]
New Discovery Channel Series "Sons of Winter" Answers Call of the Wild in the Ultimate Coming-of-Age Survival Tale
The series, from Gurney Productions, premieres Tuesday, April 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/30/15 - 11:01 AM]
NBC's "American Odyssey" & Google Invite Viewers to Tour Key Cities and Uncover New Clues with "Explore American Odyssey" Companion Site
Beginning March 30, curious minds will be challenged to uncover the truth by immersing themselves in the online experience "Explore American Odyssey" at www.exploreamericanodyssey.com.

[03/30/15 - 11:01 AM]
ABC Family Picks Up "Shadowhunters," a Saga Series Based on the Beloved New York Times Bestselling Book Series The Mortal Instruments
The series follows 18-year-old Clary Fray, who finds out on her birthday that she is not who she thinks she is but rather comes from a long line of Shadowhunters - human-angel hybrids who hunt down demons.