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[10/01/10 - 06:32 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 1
Updates include: David E. Kelley to bring "Wonder Woman" to the small screen; Jennifer Lopez brings "Nannyland" to ABC; and ABC Family nears renewal of "Melissa & Joey."

[10/01/10 - 04:13 PM]
Syfy, Discovery and TLC Shift New, Returning Series
"Dirty Jobs" heads to Sundays in November; "Beast Legends" banished to late-night; and "The Little Couple" to return October 12.

[10/01/10 - 04:06 PM]
ABC Loses "My Generation" After Two Weeks
Production has halted on the series while a replacement in the Thursday, 8:00/7:00c hour likely won't be named until Monday.

[10/01/10 - 03:24 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey Shore" Dominates Yet Again
The latest episode beats everything except "Big Bang," "Office" and "Grey's" on the broadcast networks in 18-49.

[10/01/10 - 12:03 PM]
Adult Swim Announces Season 2 Pick-Up of Childrens Hospital
Principle photography for 14 new episodes begins later this year.

[10/01/10 - 11:42 AM]
ABC Family and Starz Media Join Holiday Forces Again with "The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation" - to Premiere During the Network's "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas" Programming Event
The "Dog Who Saved Christmas" sequels features the voices of Paris Hilton, Mario Lopez, Dean Cain, Elisa Donovan, Casper Van Dien, Mindy Sterling, Catherine Oxenberg and Adrienne Barbeau.

[10/01/10 - 10:10 AM]
CBS Wins the First Two Thursdays of the Season in Viewers and Key Demos for First Time Since 2004
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 30.

[10/01/10 - 08:56 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Grey's" Holds Demo Front
"Big Bang" is the second most-watched program in adults 18-49.

[10/01/10 - 08:48 AM]
Grey's Is Thursday's #1 TV Show for 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 30.

[10/01/10 - 07:58 AM]
Syfy's Annual 31 Days of Halloween Unleashes 600 Hours of Programming Terror
Highlights include original movies "Monsterwolf" and "Red," the annual event "Ghost Hunters Live!" and the return of "Scare Tactics."

[10/01/10 - 07:55 AM]
Last Chance to Vote for the Top College Band Performance in "CBS's Hawaii Five-0 Marching Band Mania" Contest
The winning video performance will be featured on the show's October 11 episode.

[10/01/10 - 06:01 AM]
Winning Team Walks Away with $100,000 on Finale of 'Money Hungry'
The VH1 series wraps its freshman run on Monday, October 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/01/10 - 12:21 AM]
Interview: "The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret" Star David Cross

[09/30/10 - 06:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 30
Updates include: Kyle MacLachlan to guest on "How I Met Your Mother"; The CW developing "The Frame"; and Andi Bushell books a pilot order from Lifetime.

[09/30/10 - 02:30 PM]
ABC's "No Ordinary Family" Emerges as the New Season's No. 1 Show on the Major Nets in Terms of Family Viewing
ABC spins the numbers for "Adults 18-49 watching with Persons 2-17."

[09/30/10 - 02:29 PM]
Hollywood Treasure Premiere on Syfy Moves to Wednesday, October 27, 2010
The newcomer moves yet again, this time to a new time period: Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/30/10 - 02:17 PM]
Oxygen Media Greenlights New Docu-Series the New Untitled Paris Hilton Project
Brooke Mueller, Jennifer Rovero, Allison Melnick and Kathy Hilton will also be featured alongside the heiress.

[09/30/10 - 01:59 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh" Goes Out on Top
The series wraps its second season as the top 18-49 draw.

[09/30/10 - 01:18 PM]
Syfy's Ghost Hunters Halloween Live, Cable's #1 Halloween Event, Returns with the Dodge Brand as the First-Ever Presenting Sponsor
The annual six-hour event airs Sunday, October 31 beginning at 7:00/6:00c.

[09/30/10 - 12:38 PM]
Misunderstood Men and Unwanted Dogs Redeem Each Other in Return of Animal Planet's "Pit Bulls & Parolees"
The show's 11-episode second season begins on Saturday, October 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/30/10 - 12:03 PM]
Anderson Cooper to Host One Hour Daytime Program
Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution is behind the project, due in the fall of 2011.

[09/30/10 - 11:23 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver Premiere-Week Ratings Wins
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 20-24.

[09/30/10 - 10:27 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Turns in Its Strongest Numbers in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 in Over 3 Months
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 20-24.

[09/30/10 - 10:24 AM]
Operation Wild Returns to Planet Green for a Second Season of Gators, Guns and Git-Er-Done Lawmen
The show's 10-episode sophomore run begins Friday, November 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/30/10 - 10:23 AM]
Big Time Guest Stars, Primetime Specials and Halloween Themes Featured Throughout October on Disney Channel and Disney Xd
Tony Hawk, Shaquille O'Neal, Iyaz, Allison Janney, Cloris Leachman, Jack McBrayer, Nolan Gould and Tiffany Thornton are among the featured guests.

[09/30/10 - 09:50 AM]
NBC.com Releases a Sneak Peek Trailer for the Latest Web Series Inspired by NBC's 'The Office' and Directed by Series Star Mindy Kaling
"The 3rd Floor," due October 21, sees the gang acting in a self-produced horror film.

[09/30/10 - 09:45 AM]
CBS Sweeps Wednesday in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for the Second Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 29.

[09/30/10 - 09:20 AM]
Late Show with David Letterman Tops "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" in Adults 25-54 and Is in Near Dead Heat Among Viewers
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 20-24.

[09/30/10 - 09:14 AM]
Modern Family Is Wednesday's #1 TV Show in Ad18-49/Hits a Series High in Teens
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 29.

[09/30/10 - 08:52 AM]
MTV's "The Challenges: Cut Throat" Premieres on Wednesday, October 6 at 10pm ET/PT
The cable channel details the 30 fan favorites participating in the new season.

[09/30/10 - 08:41 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Modern Family" Leads 18-49 Charge
ABC however can only muster a fourth-place finish in the key demo.

[09/30/10 - 08:24 AM]
Diy Network Renews Blog Cabin, TV's First Interactive Home Building Series, for a Fifth Season
The series, in which viewers vote and blog on the design features of the ultimate vacation home, will return in August 2011.

[09/30/10 - 07:42 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Varsity Pictures' Action Comedy Supah Ninjas
Eric Garcia and Leo Chu are behind the series, which "follows three unsuspecting kids who are drafted into the secret world of ninjas."

[09/30/10 - 07:05 AM]
ESPN Films Adds Fernando Nation to '30 for 30' Schedule
It will replace Alex Gibney's "Catching Hell," which moves to 2011.

[09/30/10 - 06:31 AM]
Five Outrageous Couples Plan the Wedding of Their Dreams on VH1's New Series 'My Big Friggin Wedding'
The 10-episode series, from the producers of "Jersey Shore," premieres Monday, November 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/30/10 - 06:08 AM]
Fionnula Flanagan Stars in 'Three Wise Women,' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere December 14
Hugh O'Connor, Amy Huberman and Brendan Patricks co-star in the project, the network's latest holiday original.

[09/30/10 - 06:01 AM]
Bret Michaels Returns to VH1 with New Docu-Series 'Bret Michaels: Life as I Know It' on Monday, October 18th at 10pm ET*
The series "will give fans a never-before-seen look into Bret's family life - the real center of his world from which he draws his unsinkable strength."

[09/30/10 - 05:01 AM]
BET's 106 & Park Celebrates Its 10 Year Anniversary
106 & PARK: 10 YEARS AND COUNTING, a two-hour special, airs Wednesday, October 6 at 6:00/5:00c.

[09/30/10 - 12:11 AM]
Interview: "Fringe" Co-Stars Joshua Jackson, John Noble & Anna Torv

[09/29/10 - 07:48 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 29
Updates include: Bryan Fuller to revive "Munsters" for NBC; Shelley Conn lands female lead on FOX's "Terra Nova"; and Rachel Nichols to recur on "Criminal Minds."

[09/29/10 - 04:46 PM]
ABC Announces Ground-Breaking Ad Inventory Exchange System with Its Affiliate Body
Said development breaks "a decades-long industry paradigm that generally allowed affiliates only a fixed amount of inventory."

[09/29/10 - 04:20 PM]
Exclusive: "Lone Star" Encore to Still Air This Saturday
The show's second episode will indeed still repeat this Saturday (October 2) at 11:00/10:00c.

[09/29/10 - 02:19 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom" Continues Demo Run
The MTV original is also the most-watched cable program last night.

[09/29/10 - 12:28 PM]
Teennick Gets Gigantic with New Series About Hollywood "It" Kids, Premiering Friday, OcT. 8, at 10 P.M. (ET)
The series, from executive producers Marti Noxon and Dawn Parouse Olmstead, stars Grace Gummer and Gia Mantegna.

[09/29/10 - 12:22 PM]
Five Families Are in the Running to Become the Most Extraordinary Family in America
Voting is underway on the "No Ordinary Family" contest, the winner of which receives five days and four nights at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.

[09/29/10 - 10:28 AM]
Syfy Gets Ready for Smackdown(R): Multi-Pronged, Nationwide Consumer Marketing Campaign Kicks Off 52 Week a Year Event Series
"The move of SmackDown to Syfy represents the partnership of two powerful and successful brandsthat are united by their embrace of imagination," said the network's Blake Callaway.

[09/29/10 - 10:24 AM]
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Sets Their Sights on Getting the Anderson Family Wired in Cleveland, Ohio
Said clan will be featured in an upcoming episode of ABC's Sunday staple.

[09/29/10 - 10:23 AM]
First Round of Performers Announced for "The 44th Annual Cma Awards" Airing November 10 on Abc
Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton are among those set to perform.

[09/29/10 - 10:18 AM]
Warner BroS. Television and Warner BroS. Animation Take Manhattan with Six Series Heading to New York Comic Con 2010
Talent from "Nikita," "V," "The Vampire Diaries," "Young Justice," "MAD" and "Green Lantern: The Animated Series" are set to appear at the October 8-10 event.

[09/29/10 - 09:31 AM]
CBS Wins Tuesday in Viewers and Adults 25-54 for the Second Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 28.







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