[wednesday, august 25, 2010]    
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[08/25/10 - 06:54 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 25
Updates include: Derek Waters to star in FX's "13th Grade"; "Futurama" lands off-network run; and "Party Down" alums book "Temps" at NBC.

[08/25/10 - 05:56 PM]
Discovery to Bow "First Life," "Bidder Rivals" in October
Plus: return dates are set for "Mythbusters," "Ghost Lab," "Swamp Loggers," "Storm Chasers" and "Dirty Jobs."

[08/25/10 - 04:52 PM]
For the First Time, NBC.com Offers Fans a Chance to Become Part of the Live Primetime Emmy(R) Broadcast by Tweeting Suggested On-Camera Introductions for Presenters to Host Jimmy Fallon
"You can tweet something from your living room and five minutes later it'll be on TV," said Fallon.

[08/25/10 - 03:52 PM]
One Million Viewers Tune-In to Oxygen to Watch Fantasy Hair Designers Battle It Out on "Hair Battle Spectacular"
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 24.

[08/25/10 - 01:10 PM]
Judd Hirsch to Reunite with Rob Morrow on ABC's "The Whole Truth"
He'll play Judge Ruben Wright, "a distinguished and well-respected jurist who is accused of corruption and murder."

[08/25/10 - 01:06 PM]
Faith Hill Performs "Sunday Night Football" Opening Theme ... Again
Hill's "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night" debuts this season on Sunday, September 12.

[08/25/10 - 12:36 PM]
NBC to Carry Obama Speech, Delays "School Pride"
Newcomer "School Pride" will now roll out on Friday, October 15 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/25/10 - 11:52 AM]
Everyone Out of the Water - Roger Corman's Sharktopus to Premiere on Syfy Saturday, September 25, at 9pm
Sara Malakul Lane co-stars in the project, directed by Declan O'Brien.

[08/25/10 - 11:43 AM]
CBS News Will Broadcast President Barack Obama's Speech Live on the CBS Television Network on Tuesday, AuG. 31 at 8:00 Pm, Et
Obama's speech will mark the end of the combat operations in Iraq.

[08/25/10 - 11:11 AM]
VH1 Storytellers: T.I. Premieres on VH1 Friday, December 10th at 11:00 PM ET/PT
The one-hour special features T.I. performing a selection of his biggest hits such as "Rubber Band Man," "Bring Em Out" and "Live Your Life."

[08/25/10 - 10:56 AM]
Spike TV Uncovers a Hidden Treasure with New Original Series "Auction Hunters"
The eight-episode series rolls out Tuesday, November 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/25/10 - 09:47 AM]
ABC Takes Second on Tuesday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 24.

[08/25/10 - 09:19 AM]
For the First Time in Emmy(R) History "The 62nd Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Will Stream Live Companion Show from Backstage on EmmyS.com and NBC.com
Seven cameras positioned in various areas backstage at the Emmys(R) will "eavesdrop" and capture exciting moments and candid reactions.

[08/25/10 - 09:04 AM]
New and Returning Original Series Lead TruTV to Biggest Summer Ever
truTV spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/25/10 - 09:02 AM]
TNT's Blockbuster Hit Series Rizzoli & Isles and the Closer Top Cable's Summer Rankings
TNT spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/25/10 - 08:12 AM]
First Ever "CMT Artists of the Year" to Be Honored Friday, December 3 on Cmt
The special will recognize five of the year's top acts based on album and download sales, radio airplay, online activity and touring.

[08/25/10 - 07:41 AM]
New Battle to Crown 'The Next Iron Chef' Begins Sunday, October 3rd
Alton Brown hosts the new season, which is filmed in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and New York City.

[08/25/10 - 07:37 AM]
TLC Introduces America's First Latino Sextuplets in All-New Series
The new eight-part series SEXTUPLETS TAKE NEW YORK premiere Tuesday, September 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/25/10 - 05:16 AM]
Summer Belongs to USA Network
USA spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/25/10 - 12:09 AM]
Interview: "Ghost Hunters" Co-Stars Amy Bruni & Kris Williams

[08/24/10 - 06:17 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 24
Updates include: Jamie-Lynn Sigler to star in Lifetime pilot; John Hawkes joins FX's "Outlaw Country"; and Rick Eid lands legal drama at FOX.

[08/24/10 - 05:24 PM]
MTV's Original Comedy Series "The Hard Times of Rj Berger" Finishes First Season with Season-High Ratings
MTV spins the numbers for Monday, August 23.

[08/24/10 - 04:18 PM]
Bravo's "Real Housewives of New Jersey" Finale Pulls in 3.4 Million Total Viewers, Becoming the Most Watched Episode of the Season
Bravo spins the numbers for Monday, August 23.

[08/24/10 - 03:30 PM]
Discovery Channel Celebrates Labor Day with Marathon of Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe
The Monday, September 6 stunt will serve as a build up to new episodes this fall.

[08/24/10 - 02:40 PM]
G4 Announces Groundbreaking New Series "Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan" Following Real-Life Military Personnel in Combat Overseas
The series, due in the spring of 2011, is billed as a real-life version of "The Hurt Locker."

[08/24/10 - 12:28 PM]
First Season of Syfy Original Series Fact Or Faked: Paranormal Files Delivers Best Performance for a Thursday Original Series Since 2006
Syfy spins the numbers for the season to date.

[08/24/10 - 12:27 PM]
Disney Channel Is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day in Key Kids
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 16-22.

[08/24/10 - 10:58 AM]
CBS's Weekly Winning Streak Reaches 9
CBS spins the numbers for the week of August 16-22.

[08/24/10 - 10:49 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 1 for the Week While Masterchef Remains Summer's No. 1 New Series
FOX spins the numbers for the week of August 16-22.

[08/24/10 - 10:45 AM]
Lake Placid 3, Starring Colin Ferguson (Eureka), Becomes Most Watched Syfy Telecast Since October 2009
Syfy spins the numbers for Saturday, August 21.

[08/24/10 - 10:44 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 on Monday in Adults 18-49 Among the Major Nets for the 12th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 23.

[08/24/10 - 10:08 AM]
ABC Is Up Over the Same Week Last Year for the 14th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 16-22.

[08/24/10 - 09:58 AM]
NBC Ranks #2 in Adults 18-49 and #1 in Adults 25-54 for the Week of AuG. 16-22
NBC spins the numbers for the week of August 16-22.

[08/24/10 - 09:51 AM]
AMC Launches Newest Original Drama "The Walking Dead" with a 90-Minute Premiere Episode on Halloween Night: Sunday, October 31, 10pm
Plus: view the four-minute Comic-Con trailer!

[08/24/10 - 09:51 AM]
Rebroadcasts Leads CBS to First Place Finish on Monday in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, August 23.

[08/24/10 - 09:49 AM]
Season 10 of NBC's Popular Series "The Biggest Loser" Kicks Off Tuesday, September 21 (8-10 P.M. Et) with a New Theme of "Paying It Forward"
The Peacock details the 21 participants of the upcoming season.

[08/24/10 - 09:23 AM]
Nickelodeon Notches Weekly Win as Basic Cable's Number-One Total Day Network
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of August 16-22.

[08/24/10 - 07:57 AM]
'Futurama' Marks Its Milestone 100th Episode and Season 6 Finale in Revolutionary Fashion Thursday, September 2 at 10:00 P.M. on Comedy Central(R)
Said installment features a voice appearance by Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh.

[08/24/10 - 07:44 AM]
A&E's Critically Acclaimed Hit Series "Hoarders" Returns for a Third Season with Back-To-Back Premieres on Labor Day
20 all-new episodes are set to roll out during its third season.

[08/24/10 - 06:11 AM]
Global Film Darling 'Hachi: A Dog's Tale' Will Have Us TV Premiere Only on Hallmark Channel, September 26
Richard Gere, Joan Allen and Jason Alexander co-star in the project, which was directed by Lasse Hallstrom.

[08/23/10 - 06:45 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 23
Updates include: Spike TV passes on comedy pilots; Amy Bloom brings "87th Precinct" to NBC; and Cynthia Mort departs HBO's "Tilda."

[08/23/10 - 02:49 PM]
TLC Explores Food Obsession with New Series Freaky Eaters
The newcomer launches Sunday, September 5 at 10:00/9:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[08/23/10 - 01:51 PM]
Andrea Bowen and Rick Malambri Star in 'After the Fall,' a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere October 9
Greg Evigan, Gail O'Grady and Fiona Dourif also star in the project.

[08/23/10 - 01:01 PM]
CBS.com Announces Live Webcast of "Fashion's Night Out: The Show," the Largest Public Fashion Show in New York City History, Tuesday, SepT. 7 Beginning at 7:00 Pm, Et
As previously announced, CBS will broadcast the behind- the-scenes special FASHION'S NIGHT OUT 2010 on Tuesday, September 14.

[08/23/10 - 01:00 PM]
HBO Comedy Series Eastbound & Down, Starring Danny Mcbride, Kicks Off Seven-Episode Second Season SepT. 26
Steve Little, Michael Pena, Ana de la Reguera, Marco Rodriguez, Efren Ramirez, Elizabeth De Razzo, Deep Roy and Joaquin Cosio also star this season.

[08/23/10 - 12:59 PM]
HBO Comedy Series Bored to Death, Starring Jason Schwartzman, Ted Danson and Zach Galifianakis, Kicks Off Its Eight-Episode Second Season SepT. 26
Guest stars this season include series veterans John Hodgman, Patton Oswalt, Oliver Platt, Laila Robins, Jenny Slate and Kirsten Wiig.

[08/23/10 - 10:57 AM]
Nickelodeon Expands Roster of Hit Family Comedies with My Wife and Kids, Starring Damon Wayans, Premiering Monday, AuG. 30, on Nick at Nite
Back-to-back episodes will air weeknights starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/23/10 - 10:08 AM]
Big Brother Posts Best Viewer Delivery on Any Night Since September 2009 and Highest Adult 25-54 Rating of the Summer
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, August 22.

[08/23/10 - 09:09 AM]
Jennifer Aniston to Reunite with Courteney Cox as a Guest Star on ABC's "Cougar Town"
She'll turn up in the season premiere airing Wednesday, September 22 at 9:30/8:30c.

[08/23/10 - 08:53 AM]
Sunday Night Football Vikings-49ers Matches Best NFL Preseason Week 2 Overnight in 7 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 22.

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[10/13/15 - 11:28 AM]
Video: WGN America Unveils Provocative First Trailer for the Highly Anticipated New Drama "Outsiders"
David Morse, Thomas M. Wright and Ryan Hurst co-star in the series, premiering in early 2016.

[10/13/15 - 11:27 AM]
DIY Network Premieres "Miami Flip" on October 21
In the series, licensed contractor and fearless renovator Carolina Sullivan showcases her keen eye for buying low and selling high as she and her team gut outdated Miami properties and renovate them into gorgeous modern homes to sell.

[10/13/15 - 11:22 AM]
Hallmark Channel Reaps Top Ratings with Premiere of Latest Original Movie, "Harvest Moon"
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, October 10.

[10/13/15 - 11:08 AM]
ABC Television Network Gives Hit New Drama Series "Quantico" a Full Season Order
Season to date, "Quantico" ranks as Sunday's No. 1 scripted broadcast show in Adults 18-49, improving the 10 o'clock hour for ABC by 44%.

[10/13/15 - 10:41 AM]
Starz Shocks Fans with a Surprise Screening of "Ash vs Evil Dead" at New York Comic-Con 2015
Nearly 2,400 fans were treated to the surprise screening at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

[10/13/15 - 10:26 AM]
FX to Air Special Halloween Marathon of the Hit FOX Show "Scream Queens"
Spend Halloween night with FX, catching up on the first six episodes of the new FOX horror comedy.

[10/13/15 - 09:59 AM]
Donald Trump to Host "SNL" on Nov. 7 with Musical Guest Sia
Trump previously hosted "SNL" on April 3, 2004.

[10/13/15 - 09:08 AM]
H.R. Pufnstuf Returns to Kids TV for First Time in Over 45 Years in Sid & Marty Krofft's Preschool Hit "Mutt & Stuff" on Nickelodeon
Featuring H.R. Pufnstuf, Cling and Clang, Freddy the Flute and the Rescue Racer, the special is part of an additional 20 episode order that Nickelodeon has greenlit, bringing the total to 40 for "Mutt & Stuff's" first season.

[10/13/15 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "Voice," "Blindspot"
Both series hold even with last week among adults 18-49.

[10/13/15 - 08:25 AM]
History Explores the Theory That Adolf Hitler Successfully Escaped from the Bunker in the New Series "Hunting Hitler"
The eight-part series launches premieres Tuesday, November 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/13/15 - 07:00 AM]
Musical Performers Announced for "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show," Airing Dec. 8
Eight-time Grammy Award(R)-winning artist Rihanna, Selena Gomez and Grammy Award(R)-nominated "The Weeknd" will perform on the annual CBS event.

[10/13/15 - 06:56 AM]
"Castro: The World's Most Watched Man" Debuts Thursday, October 22 at 10/9c on American Heroes Channel (AHC)
The one-hour documentary looks at the life of Fidel Castro through the eyes of the spies who have observed him for over a half-century.

[10/13/15 - 06:47 AM]
Sundance TV Celebrates the 35th Anniversay of The Shining with Stephen King Thriller Week Beginning on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 8:00pm ET/PT
Said stunt is timed with the highly anticipated season two premiere of SundanceTV's International Emmy(R) and Peabody Award-winning French drama, "The Returned."

[10/13/15 - 06:00 AM]
Oprah Returns to the "Dr. Phil" Stage for a Rare Interview and to Preview Her New Television Event
They recall unforgettable times from their over 20-year friendship and working relationship, as well as Oprah's life today running her OWN cable network.

[10/13/15 - 03:06 AM]
FOX Sports Adds Eight Live Bundesliga Matches to FOX Broadcast Schedule in 2016
FOX Sports is adding eight live Bundesliga games on the FOX broadcast network on Saturdays in 2016 from January 30 to the season's final day on May 14.