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[11/10/09 - 06:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 10
Updates include: Bravo renews "Kathy Griffin"; Robert De Niro to produce three new series projects; Sheila Kelley to visit ABC's "Lost."

[11/10/09 - 05:47 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Absolutely Fabulous" (FOX)

[11/10/09 - 03:34 PM]
Season Premiere of Operation Repo Watched by 2.2 Million Viewers, TruTV's Biggest Audience Ever for a Series Telecast
truTV spins the numbers for Monday, November 9.

[11/10/09 - 03:06 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of NoV. 2-8
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 2-8.

[11/10/09 - 02:39 PM]
Drawing a Season-High, ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched Network
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 9.

[11/10/09 - 02:35 PM]
ESPN's Monday Night Football Wins the Night in Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 9.

[11/10/09 - 02:29 PM]
The CW Basks in the Afterglow of Its Most Watched Monday of the Season
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, November 9.

[11/10/09 - 01:01 PM]
TBS's Lopez Tonight Welcomes 3.2 Million Viewers to Simulcast Premiere of Late Night's Big Party
TBS spins the numbers for Monday, November 9.

[11/10/09 - 12:55 PM]
CBS Saturday Night Fights Main Event Featuring Fedor VS. Rogers Draws 5.46 Million Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, November 7.

[11/10/09 - 12:35 PM]
CBS First in Viewers for the Sixth Time in Seven Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for the week of November 2-8.

[11/10/09 - 11:24 AM]
Nickelodeon's Spongebob Squarepants "Truth Or Square" Grabs 7.7 Million Total Viewers, Ranks as Number-One Entertainment Show on Basic Cable for Week
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Friday, November 6.

[11/10/09 - 10:33 AM]
The 11th Annual a Home for the Holidays with Faith Hill, an Entertainment Special Celebrating the Joys of Adoption, to Be Broadcast Wednesday, DeC. 23 on the CBS Television Network
Mary J. Blige, Michael Franti, Reba McEntire, Shakira and Carrie Underwood are among the celebrities featured.

[11/10/09 - 10:32 AM]
Nominations Announced for People's Choice Awards 2010 to Be Hosted by Queen Latifah JaN. 6 on the CBS Television Network
"CSI," "Grey's Anatomy," "House," "Lost" and "NCIS" are up for best drama while "Desperate Housewives," "How I Met Your Mother," "The Big Bang Theory," "The Office" and "Two and a Half Men" are nominated for best comedy.

[11/10/09 - 10:31 AM]
In the First Part of the "Csi" Trilogy, "Csi: Miami" Post Double Digit Week-To-Week Percentage Increases in Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, November 9.

[11/10/09 - 10:28 AM]
Donald J. Trump Partners with TV One on a Groundbreaking New Reality Series Entitled, 'Omarosa's Ultimate Merger'
"Omarosa was a great personality on the 'Apprentice' that was watched by over 40 million people as it became the #1 show on TV," said Trump.

[11/10/09 - 10:19 AM]
ABC Claims the 3 of the Week's Top 4 Scripted TV Series in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 2-8.

[11/10/09 - 10:10 AM]
Bravo Announces Sprint as First Ever 360° Sponsor for "Real Housewives" Franchise
Sprint will also be the exclusive sponsor of a weekly online webisode series called "A Day In The Life."

[11/10/09 - 09:41 AM]
FOX Hits a Network High This Fall with Five Weekly Wins!
FOX spins the numbers for the week of November 2-8.

[11/10/09 - 09:25 AM]
Bio Channel Premieres Season Two of the Critically-Acclaimed Talk Show 'Shatner's Raw Nerve' Hosted by William Shatner
Rush Limbaugh and Regis Philbin are the opening guests of the new season, due on Sunday, December 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/10/09 - 08:33 AM]
Star Jones Hosts 'Heart of the City: Dying to Eat in Jackson,' a BET News Exclusive on Obesity in Black America Premiering Sunday, November 15, at 10:00 P.M.*
"Obesity is a critical issue in our community that has not received the attention it deserves," says the network's Keith Brown.

[11/10/09 - 07:32 AM]
Politics, Passions and Intrigue Ignite When Global Warming Thriller Burn Up Makes Its U.S. Debut on Planet Green
Bradley Whitford, Neve Campbell and Rupert Penry-Jones all star in the project, which premieres Sunday, December 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/10/09 - 06:45 AM]
TruTV and NFL Films Go Behind the Scenes of Professional Football in New Series NFL Full Contact, Premiering Monday, FeB. 8
The series "will follow the action from draft day to the Super Bowl, showing football fans what happens beyond the playing field."

[11/10/09 - 06:10 AM]
Gabrielle Anwar and Craig Sheffer to Star in 'Murder Among Friends' (Tentative Title), a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Which Has Begun Production in Vancouver
The film follows "a group of college friends who reunite for a bridal shower that turns into a crime scene investigation when one of the friends is found dead."

[11/10/09 - 05:58 AM]
Food Network Transforms Kitchen Zeros Into Kitchen Heroes on "Worst Cooks in America"
The five-week competition series premieres Sunday, January 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/10/09 - 12:13 AM]
Interview: "Dirty Jobs" Executive Producer Eddie Barbini

[11/09/09 - 06:51 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 9
Updates include: Michael Trucco joins USA's "Facing Kate"; Melissa George to visit FOX's "Lie to Me"; and Pam Grier to play Amanda Waller on The CW's "Smallville."

[11/09/09 - 06:19 PM]
Abc, the CW Plot Midseason Changes
Plus: "The Forgotten" gets five additional episodes while "Eastwick" will wrap its freshman run after 13 episodes.

[11/09/09 - 04:24 PM]
The Playback Payoff: The CW Again Scores Largest Percent Gains of Any Network in Latest Live+7 Data
The CW further spins the numbers for the week of October 19-25.

[11/09/09 - 03:51 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Lost & Found" (NBC)

[11/09/09 - 01:51 PM]
Smallville Flies to New Season Highs
The CW spins the numbers for Friday, November 6.

[11/09/09 - 12:39 PM]
United States Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus to Appear on "Ncis," Tuesday, NoV. 24
Ray Mabus, the 75th United States Secretary of the Navy, will play an NCIS agent.

[11/09/09 - 12:37 PM]
CBS.com Launches Csi-Inspired Application to Let Fans Be a Part of the Search for the Zeta Killer Through Facebook(R) Connect
The Cadillac sponsored site will debut in conjunction with the highly anticipated "CSI" Trilogy episodes.

[11/09/09 - 10:19 AM]
Jennifer Hudson: I'Ll Be Home for Christmas to Air Monday, December 14
Joining Hudson in her first holiday music special is guest Grammy Award winner Michael Bublé.

[11/09/09 - 10:18 AM]
Taylor Swift to Perform Opening Song on "The 43rd Annual Cma Awards"
A second, acoustic performance will follow later in the show.

[11/09/09 - 10:03 AM]
NBC to Close Year with "Sing-Off," Comedy Marathons
"The Sing-Off," in which a cappella groups compete for a Sony Recording Contract, will premiere Monday, December 14 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/09/09 - 09:52 AM]
America's Most-Watched Network Gets Most Dvr Lift for the Fifth Consecutive Week
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of October 19-25.

[11/09/09 - 07:47 AM]
A&E Network's Monday Night Original Non-Fiction Series Return Back-To-Back for All New Seasons on November 30th
"Intervention" and "Hoarders" are both due back on said date.

[11/09/09 - 07:35 AM]
FOX Broadcasting Company, 19 Entertainment and Dick Clark Productions Announce Kmart as Official Show Sponsor of "So You Think You Can Dance"
Kmart's in-show involvement will be spotlighted during three upcoming episodes of the series.

[11/09/09 - 06:04 AM]
Spike TV Satisfies the Unconventional Curiosity of Men in a New One-Hour Block with the Return of '1000 Ways to Die' and 'Manswers'
The series will air back-to-back on Wednesday nights at 10:00/9:00c beginning December 9.

[11/09/09 - 12:43 AM]
Interview: "Csi: Crime Scene Investigation" Creator Anthony E. Zuiker

[11/08/09 - 09:05 PM]
TV Guide Network and TV Land Acquire Exclusive Joint Basic Cable Rights to Award-Winning HBO Comedy Series "Curb Your Enthusiasm"
"Curb Your Enthusiasm" will air on TV Guide Network for a multi-year run starting February 2010.

[11/07/09 - 12:03 PM]
Sundance Channel and IFC Films to Present Carlos, Olivier Assayas' Epic Project About Terrorist Carlos the Jackal
The film is a shortened version of the three-part mini-series of the same name that will premiere on Sundance Channel in Spring 2010.

[11/07/09 - 08:43 AM]
20/20 Is Friday's #1 TV Show/Best 18-34 Number in 3 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 6.

[11/06/09 - 06:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 6
Updates include: "Dr. Phil" lands a long-term renewal; Mandeville Films books post-"Monk" plans; and Matt Passmore to topline A&E's "Sugarloaf."

[11/06/09 - 05:24 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Body Politic, The" (The CW)

[11/06/09 - 03:02 PM]
NBC's New Series 'Losing It with Jillian' Kicks Off Auditions in Los Angeles Sunday, November 8
Open calls are also set for including Dallas, Nashville, Detroit, Chicago, Boston and Washington D.C.

[11/06/09 - 02:12 PM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Fifth Season Debut Scores Series High Numbers
Bravo spins the numbers for Thursday, November 5.

[11/06/09 - 12:53 PM]
Discovery Channel Celebrates the Holidays with All-Day Marathon Lineups
The eight-night event will feature all of Discovery's signature original series.

[11/06/09 - 12:52 PM]
The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Model Search Announces the Top 10 Finalists Who Will Compete for the Chance to Appear on the Fashion Spectacular, Hosted by Heidi Klum, Tuesday, DeC. 1 on the CBS Television Network
Beginning Nov. 9 at 3:00 PM ET, the public will have the opportunity to vote for which contestant will advance and ultimately become the winner.

[11/06/09 - 11:47 AM]
A&E Presents "The Jacksons: A Family Dynasty"
The series premieres Sunday, December 13 with back-to-back one-hour episodes beginning at 9:00/8:00c.







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[10/01/14 - 02:41 PM]
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[10/01/14 - 12:12 PM]
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[10/01/14 - 11:05 AM]
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[10/01/14 - 11:04 AM]
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[10/01/14 - 11:00 AM]
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[10/01/14 - 10:49 AM]
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[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
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[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
ESPN's Audience up for Fiscal Year; U.S. Networks also Rise as a Group
ESPN spins the numbers for the fiscal year to date.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
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[10/01/14 - 10:07 AM]
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[10/01/14 - 10:00 AM]
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OWN spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2014.

[10/01/14 - 09:47 AM]
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Emmy-nominees William H. Macy, Don Cheadle and Matt LeBlanc are back with their respective series.