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[09/28/10 - 06:56 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 28
Updates include: Rachel Bilson, Josh Schwartz team for NBC dramedy; Catherine Dent to stop by "NCIS"; and Brian K. Vaughan, Dee Johnson, land new projects.

[09/28/10 - 04:40 PM]
ESPN's Monday Night Football Attracts Fifth Most-Watched Program in Cable Television History and Cable's Biggest Audience of 2010
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 27.

[09/28/10 - 04:26 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Mnf" a Ratings Juggernaut
Bears/Packers showdown posts a monster 7.2 adults 18-49 rating.

[09/28/10 - 03:23 PM]
Syfy's Eureka Scores Most-Watched Summer Season Ever and 4th Consecutive Summer of Total Audience Growth
Syfy spins the "Eureka" numbers for the season to date.

[09/28/10 - 03:07 PM]
Season Three of "Lie to Me" to Premiere Monday, October 4, on Fox; Replaces "Lone Star"
Last night's installment of "Lone Star" drew just 3.23 million viewers and a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating in final numbers.

[09/28/10 - 03:03 PM]
TruTV's Hot Summer Leads to Biggest Third Quarter Ever and Sets Stage for Record-Breaking Year
truTV spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010.

[09/28/10 - 02:22 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Kardashians" Leads 18-49 Upset
The E! veteran tops HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" in the key demo.

[09/28/10 - 02:17 PM]
USA Wins 3rd Quarter Making History Again
USA spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010.

[09/28/10 - 01:59 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Records Best Third Quarter in Network's History in Prime, Late Night and Total Day
Comedy Central spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010.

[09/28/10 - 01:55 PM]
Sharktopus Gobbles Up 2.5 Million Total Viewers and More Than One Million Adults 25-54
Syfy spins the numbers for Saturday, September 25.

[09/28/10 - 01:50 PM]
"Swift Justice With Nancy Grace" Is This Season's #1 Rated New Syndicated Series
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of September 13-19.

[09/28/10 - 01:49 PM]
60 Minutes 43rd Season Premiere Lands on Nielsen's Top 10
CBS spins the numbers for the weekend of September 25-26.

[09/28/10 - 12:37 PM]
3q10 Is Disney XD's Most-Watched Quarter of All Time in Total Day and Prime
Disney XD spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010.

[09/28/10 - 12:24 PM]
Glee Triumphs as Premiere Week's Top-Rated Show
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 20-26.

[09/28/10 - 12:08 PM]
Discovery Communications Marks Ratings Highs and Milestones in 3q10
Discovery Networks spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010.

[09/28/10 - 12:07 PM]
History(R) Finishes Best Quarter and Month of All Time
History spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010 and the month of September.

[09/28/10 - 11:49 AM]
HBO Documentary Monica & David, Chronicling the Event-Filled First Year and Beyond of a Marriage Between Adults with Down Syndrome, Debuts OcT. 14
Said broadcoast coincides with Down Syndrome Awareness Month and National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

[09/28/10 - 11:29 AM]
Disney Channel Is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day Among Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010.

[09/28/10 - 11:14 AM]
3q10 Is ABC Family's Most-Watched Quarter on Record in Prime in Adults 18-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010.

[09/28/10 - 11:10 AM]
NBC Ties for #2 in Adults 18-49 for Premiere Week with the Biggest Year-To-Year Gains Among the Major Nets
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 20-26.

[09/28/10 - 11:05 AM]
Nickelodeon Nabs Its Most-Watched Third Quarter Ever, Tops Basic Cable with Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010.

[09/28/10 - 10:44 AM]
Two and a Half Men Is Monday's Number One Scripted Program in Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, September 27.

[09/28/10 - 10:26 AM]
ABC Is the Most-Watched Net for the Second Straight Monday of the Season
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 27.

[09/28/10 - 10:24 AM]
Lifetime Television to Launch New Unscripted Series 'The Fairy Jobmother'
The eight-episode series, hosted by Hayley Taylor will launch Thursday, October 28 following the season finale of "Project Runway."

[09/28/10 - 10:13 AM]
ABC Claims 4 of the Top 10 TV Shows During Premiere Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 20-26.

[09/28/10 - 09:56 AM]
Do You "Live to Dance"? Announcing Open Casting Call Dates for CBS's New Reality-Competition Series with Paula Abdul, "Live to Dance"
The series, formerly titled "Got to Dance," will visit New York City on Thursday, October 14 and Los Angeles on Thursday, October 28.

[09/28/10 - 09:55 AM]
CBS Wins Premiere Week in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 20-26.

[09/28/10 - 09:43 AM]
Oxygen and WwW.oxygeN.com Score Best Third Quarter and Best September Ever in Network History
Oxygen spins the numbers for the month of September and the third quarter of 2010.

[09/28/10 - 09:30 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dancing" Makes It Two in a Row
Plus: "Castle," "90210," "Mother" and "Rules" post gains from last week.

[09/28/10 - 08:50 AM]
BBC Worldwide and DirecTV Announce Heroic Deal
"No Heroics," "How Not to Live Your Life" and "Mutual Friends" will all make their way to The 101 Network.

[09/28/10 - 08:47 AM]
ABC Family Continues Original Programming Push; Greenlights Production of Three New Pilots This Fall
On tap are the one-hour dramas "Nine Lives," "Switched at Birth" and "Strut."

[09/28/10 - 08:34 AM]
Bravo Records Best Quarter in Network History, with Double-Digit Growth in Primetime Across All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010.

[09/28/10 - 07:13 AM]
Nba TV Tips Off 12th Season in More Than 53 Million U.S. Homes and with More Live Games Than Any Other Professional Sports League Network
The network's preseason coverage opens with LA Lakers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves in London, England.

[09/28/10 - 06:39 AM]
USA Network's New Online Loyalty Program Exceeds Expectations
CLUB PSYCH is the first of several show-specific CHARACTER REWARDS initiatives USA plans to launch this year.

[09/28/10 - 06:01 AM]
The Hub to Launch 10-10 with "Sneak Peak Sunday," Giving Viewers a First Look at the Network's Lineup for Kids and Their Families
Plus: On October 4, viewers can log onto Hubworld.com to view The Hub's regular programming schedule which debuts Monday, October 11.

[09/28/10 - 06:01 AM]
Glee: The Music, the Rocky Horror Glee Show in Stores October 19
This special "Rocky Horror Show"-themed episode airs Tuesday, October 26 at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[09/28/10 - 12:08 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Glee" Co-Stars Charice & Chord Overstreet

[09/28/10 - 12:07 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Glee" Co-Star Harry Shum, JR.

[09/27/10 - 07:05 PM]
Brad Womack - a Changed Man - Returns in a "Bachelor" First to Find Love Again on ABC's Hit Romance Reality Series, "The Bachelor," When It Returns in January 2011
Womack "did the unthinkable by most fans' standards" and did not choose either Jenni Croft or DeAnna Pappas on his finale back in November 2007.

[09/27/10 - 06:20 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 27
Updates include: MTV greenlights "Inbetweeners" pilot; Treat Williams lands Lifetime pilot; and two multi-camera scripts land at CBS.

[09/27/10 - 05:35 PM]
USA Renews "Psych," "Royal Pains" & "White Collar"
All three are in the middle of their current seasons and will return in 2011-12 for another go-around.

[09/27/10 - 03:59 PM]
The CW Scores Super Friday with Reteaming of Smallville and Supernatural
The CW spins the numbers for Friday, September 24.

[09/27/10 - 03:17 PM]
NBC.com Announces the '30 Rock Live Sweepstakes' as Four Winners Will Attend Live Broadcast on October 14 in New York City and Stay at Gansevoort Meatpacking Nyc
The prize package includes round-trip transportation, hotel accommodations at Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC, and dinner for two at the STK restaurant.

[09/27/10 - 02:43 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney Scores Win
"Phineas and Ferb," "Fish Hooks" and "Suite Life on Deck" are all the night's top draws.

[09/27/10 - 02:21 PM]
Peter Killeen and Robin Hommel Named Co-Executive Producers of the Nate Berkus Show
"Peter and Robin are passionate about giving viewers the tools to help them love the lives they live," said Terry Murphy.

[09/27/10 - 02:13 PM]
Hilary Duff to Guest Star on NBC Comedy Series "Community"
Duff will play a "mean girl" who's part of a clique that goes head-to-head with Greendale's loveable gang.

[09/27/10 - 01:32 PM]
Jesse Ventura Is Back on the Case in TruTV's Hit Series Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura
The show's sophomore season kicks off Friday, October 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/27/10 - 12:11 PM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Dc" Finale Airs Thursday, October 7 at 9pm ET/PT with the Aftermath of Last Year's White House State Dinner
Immediately following the finale, Michaele and Tareq Salahi will join host Andy Cohen on "Watch What Happens: Live" at 10:15/9:15c.

[09/27/10 - 12:10 PM]
Mike Rowe Is Back with All-New Episodes of Discovery Channel's Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe Premiering October 19
10 all-new episodes will air Tuesdays at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/27/10 - 12:09 PM]
Dexter(Tm) Returns to Its Highest Rated Premiere Ever
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, September 26.







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