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[11/02/09 - 06:43 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 2
Updates include: Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio to complete "Criminal Intent" revamp; "Shark Tank" gets two more episodes from ABC; and an original cast member leaves "Heroes."

[11/02/09 - 02:41 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "State of Romance" (NBC)

[11/02/09 - 01:30 PM]
The Big Playback! the CW Again Earns Network TV's Largest Percent Gains from Live+7 Dvr Playback
The CW further spins the numbers for the week of October 12-18.

[11/02/09 - 12:43 PM]
G4 Unleashes Explosive Second Season of "Human Wrecking Balls" Featuring an All-New Line-Up of Destruction
The all-new season premieres Wednesday, November 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/02/09 - 12:42 PM]
Matt Frei Anchors BBC World News America Live from Berlin on the 20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Wall
A special edition of BBC World News America broadcasts live from Berlin on Monday, November 9 at 7:00/6:00c.

[11/02/09 - 12:41 PM]
Ramsay Continues to Cook Up Kitchen Nightmares on BBC America
New seasons are on tap of both the U.S. and U.K. versions of the series.

[11/02/09 - 11:51 AM]
Science of the Movies Returns with All-New Episodes
The Science Channel original series returns Thursday, November 12 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/02/09 - 11:00 AM]
'Breakfast Club' Alumni Anthony Michael Hall to Guest Star on Holiday Episode of NBC's Comedy Series 'Community'
Hall will "haunt the halls of Greendale Community College as a campus bully who ultimately challenges Jeff (Joel McHale) to a fight."

[11/02/09 - 10:29 AM]
Bravo's "Top Chef: Las Vegas" Hits the Road as the Finalists Move to Napa on Wednesday, DeC. 2 at 10 PM ET/PT
The winner will then be named on Wednesday, December 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/02/09 - 10:22 AM]
America's Most Watched Network Gets Most Dvr Lift
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of October 12-18.

[11/02/09 - 09:26 AM]
ABC Family's Highly Anticipated Annual "25 Days of Christmas" Launches Tuesday, December 1st with Over 200 Hours of Holiday Programming
The lineup includes the original movie "Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe," starring Jenny McCarthy, Paul Sorvino and Dean McDermott.

[11/02/09 - 09:08 AM]
ABC Is #1 Non-Sports Net with Sunday Season High
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 1.

[11/02/09 - 09:06 AM]
Oxygen Media Greenlights Season Two of Hit Series "Dance Your Ass Off"
Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz will serve as executive producers on the new season, casting of which is underway.

[11/02/09 - 08:11 AM]
One-Hour Bio Special "Three Foot Giant" Profiles Sean Stephenson a Remarkable Man Who at 3 Feet Tall Lives a Larger Life Than Most
The special premieres Sunday, November 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/02/09 - 07:52 AM]
From James Bond to Mega Shark, Syfy Celebrates the Holiday Season with 34 Movies During the Thanksgiving Weekend, November 26-29
Also on tap: the original movie "Beyond Sherwood," starring Robin Dunne and Erica Durance.

[11/02/09 - 06:58 AM]
Gregory Itzin Returns as Fan-Favorite Villain Charles Logan in Season Eight of "24"
The disgraced former President Logan was last seen after being shockingly stabbed by First Lady Martha Logan.

[11/02/09 - 06:37 AM]
Release the Hounds! FOX Unleashes "The Simpsons" On-Air Scavenger Hunt Beginning Monday, November 9
One lucky winner will receive the ultimate prize package, including a trip for two to Los Angeles to attend a table read of the show.

[11/02/09 - 06:23 AM]
Oprah Winfrey to Narrate Discovery Channel's Epic Television Event, 'Life'
The 11-part series, due this March, "reveals the most spectacular, bizarre and fascinating behaviors that living things have devised in order to thrive."

[11/02/09 - 06:22 AM]
TNT Picks Up Acclaimed Drama Southland
The series will air Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c beginning with its first episode on January 12.

[10/30/09 - 06:09 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 30
Updates include: Nick Popovich sets "Airplane Repo" at Discovery; Rena Sofer to visit "NCIS"; and Sasha Alexander to star in TNT's "Rizzoli."

[10/30/09 - 12:51 PM]
Tuesdays on A&E Are About to Get Spooky Two Hit Original Paranormal Series Come Back for All New Seasons
"Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal" and "Paranormal State" are both due back on Tuesday, December 15.

[10/30/09 - 12:21 PM]
The Doctor Who Specials Are Landing on BBC America
"Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars" is set to air on Saturday, December 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/30/09 - 12:04 PM]
ABC Announces the Season Premieres of "Scrubs" and "Better Off Ted"
The Alphabet confirms the December return dates for both comedies.

[10/30/09 - 12:03 PM]
ABC Announces November Sweeps Programming
ABC details its November sweeps highlights (SPOILERS!).

[10/30/09 - 11:19 AM]
NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' Returns November 7 with Pop & Country Superstar Taylor Swift as Host and Musical Guest
Also on tap: January Jones/Black Eyed Peas on November 14 and Joseph Gordon Levitt/Dave Matthews Band on November 21.

[10/30/09 - 10:03 AM]
The CW's "The Vampire Diaries" Soars to Series High
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, October 29.

[10/30/09 - 08:39 AM]
ABC Is #1 Non-Sports Net for 2nd Straight Night Against World Series
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 29.

[10/30/09 - 06:39 AM]
Swords: Life on the Line Is Renewed for Second Season
New episodes will roll out on Discovery early next year.

[10/30/09 - 12:04 AM]
Interview: "The Academy" Executive Producer Scott Sternberg

[10/30/09 - 12:01 AM]
FOX Says "Yes We Can" to "American Dad"
The network has ordered a sixth season of the veteran animated comedy.

[10/29/09 - 06:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 29
Updates include: Oliver Platt joins "C Word" at Showtime; Marc Cherry to stick with "Housewives," ABC Studios; 3 Ball Productions lands "Dad Camp" at VH1.

[10/29/09 - 04:01 PM]
Discovery's 'Mythbusters' Continues to Resonate with Men on Wednesday Nights
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 28.

[10/29/09 - 01:44 PM]
NBC Late-Night Ratings Results for the Week of OcT. 19-23
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 19-23.

[10/29/09 - 12:54 PM]
Syfy Gives Greenlight to "Being Human"
The 13-episode series, due this summer, is a re-imagining of the acclaimed BBC original.

[10/29/09 - 11:21 AM]
Top Model Hits Season Highs
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 28.

[10/29/09 - 10:58 AM]
Nightline Is #1 in Total Viewers -- Outperforms "Tonight Show" for 18th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 19-23.

[10/29/09 - 09:52 AM]
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne to Host Monday Night Raw(R)
Said installment airs this Monday, November 2 at 9:00/8:00c on USA.

[10/29/09 - 08:57 AM]
ABC Grows Against Game 1 of the World Series
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 28.

[10/29/09 - 08:42 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Greenlights Nick Swardson Sketch Series
The new series is slated to begin production in November and is scheduled to premiere in 2010.

[10/29/09 - 07:01 AM]
Supernatural Spirits Afflict Victims Through Paranormal Pets in Animal Planet's Eerie New Series, the Haunted
The 10-part series launches Sunday, November 22 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/29/09 - 12:02 AM]
Glee's "Don't Stop Believin'" Goes Gold
The cast's rendition of the Journey classic has just been certified Gold for digital sales in excess of 500,000 downloads.

[10/29/09 - 12:01 AM]
It's a Real Sister Act When Zooey Deschanel Guest-Stars on "Bones" Thursday, December 10, on Fox
Plus: David Boreanaz will direct the show's 100th episode, airing this spring.

[10/28/09 - 11:29 PM]
Live at the Paley Center for Media: "Inside the Writers Room: True Blood"

[10/28/09 - 08:04 PM]
NBC Extends "Chuck," Halts "Trauma"
Plus: "Scrubs" and "Better Off Ted" to return to ABC in December.

[10/28/09 - 06:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 28
Updates include: Comedy Central lands repeats of short-lived duo; Idris Elba to play lawyer for new NBC project; and a trio joins Laura Linney on Showtime's "The C Word."

[10/28/09 - 04:20 PM]
The Countdown to the New Season of "24" Begins Tonight During Game 1 of the World Series on Fox
Check out the official teaser for the new season, which will air during tonight's MLB coverage.

[10/28/09 - 03:33 PM]
Production Begins in New York on New HBO Comedy Series How to Make It in America
The series, due in February, stars Bryan Greenberg, Victor Rasuk, Luis Guzman, Lake Bell and Scott "Kid Cudi" Mescudi.

[10/28/09 - 02:07 PM]
On January 12, Spike TV Takes on College Football and the Girls, Partying and Hazing That Goes Along with It!
"Blue Mountain State" is a half-hour scripted comedy series that follows three incoming freshman attending college.

[10/28/09 - 12:36 PM]
Producers Guild of America Honors Award-Winning Television Producer Mark Burnett with the 2010 Norman Lear Achievement Award
Burnett is the first producer of reality programming to be awarded the Norman Lear Achievement Award by the PGA.

[10/28/09 - 11:23 AM]
ABC Posts Its Best Tuesday Numbers in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 Since Premiere Week
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 27.







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[10/22/14 - 04:00 PM]
New Primetime Special "Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy" to Premiere Sunday, November 23 on Disney Channel
The high-stakes adventure features a special appearance by Rapunzel, voiced by Mandy Moore, who reprises her role from Disney's "Tangled."

[10/22/14 - 03:19 PM]
Bravo Media Renews "Below Deck" for Third Season as Finale Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with Over 1.4 Million Total Viewers
Plus: look for "The Crew Tells All" next Tuesday, October 28 and a reunion special the following Tuesday, November 4.

[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 1 Drives FOX to Prime Time Ratings Win
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 01:37 PM]
Lifetime Greenlights Limited Series "Lizzie Borden: The Fall River Chronicles"
Christina Ricci will reprise her haunting role as the notorious murder suspect she portrayed in the network's hit original movie "Lizzie Borden Took An Ax."

[10/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Sneak Play of "Becoming," from LeBron James' Springhill Production Company and ESPN Films, Added at 5:30 P.M. Sunday, October 26 on Disney XD
It will also be presented in the previously announced 8:00 p.m. timeslot on Disney XD and on Friday, November 7 (7:00 p.m., ET/4:00 p.m., PT) on ESPN.

[10/22/14 - 12:44 PM]
Animal Planet's "Finding Bigfoot" Returns with Search for World's Largest Sasquatch
On Sunday, November 9, the series returns with a special two-hour episode that takes Bigfoot Field Research Organization (BFRO) president Matt Moneymaker, researchers James "Bobo" Fay and Cliff Barackman and skeptical scientist Ranae Holland off to the wilds of Alaska.

[10/22/14 - 11:31 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for Eighth Season January 13 at 9PM
In a twist on the show's traditional format, three former champions, Rayce Bird (Season 2), Anthony Kosar (Season 4) and Laura Tyler (Season 5), will return in the premiere and select teams of five new artists who they will coach throughout the season.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/22/14 - 11:05 AM]
Comedy Icon Steve Coogan to Star in "Happyish" on Showtime(R)
He'll succeed the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the project, a comedic, soul-searching examination of our pursuit of happiness, a pursuit that might just be the very thing causing our unhappiness in the first place.

[10/22/14 - 11:04 AM]
Discovery Family Channel to Premiere the Third Season of Hasbro Studios' Popular Animated Series "Transformers Rescue Bots," November 1
The season three premiere of "Transformers Rescue Bots" returns with the episode "Land Before Prime," where Optimus Prime is forced to embrace his primal side when the Rescue Bots discover a mysterious island filled with dinosaurs.

[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Delivers Its Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 10:49 AM]
First-Ever LEGO(R) Batman Television Special, "LEGO DC Comics: Batman: Be-Leaguered," Premieres October 27 on Cartoon Network
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, this powerhouse partnership between the LEGO Group and DC Entertainment is a funny, lighthearted tale new to the DC Comics universe.

[10/22/14 - 10:42 AM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Adds Performances by Alan Jackson, and Brad Paisley with Rock Legend Steven Tyler
Artists previously announced include Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Sara Evans, Lucy Hale, Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Idina Menzel, Nettles, LeAnn Rimes, Michael W. Smith, and Carrie Underwood.

[10/22/14 - 10:41 AM]
Inspired by the Success of "Shark Tank" ABC Announces the Launch of "Beyond the Tank"
"Beyond the Tank" will feature a look back at past "Shark Tank" pitches and deals to examine the highs and lows that can come from an appearance in the tank.

[10/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Cold Justice" Spinoff
Rather than tackling homicides, however, the new series will focus on sex crimes.