[thursday, october 14, 2010]    
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[10/14/10 - 07:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 14
Updates include: The CW asks for two more "Life Unexpected" scripts; ABC targets "Secret Millionaire" for March 6; and ABC eyes a small screen return for "The Incredible Hulk."

[10/14/10 - 04:47 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "South Park" Rises to the Top
MTV's "The Challenge: Cutthroat" and Spike TV's "The Ultimate Fighter" are also in the adults 18-49 hunt.

[10/14/10 - 03:20 PM]
Animated Comedies to Be Hit Hardest by FOX's MLB Playoffs Coverage
Also missing in action until November: "Hell's Kitchen" and (after tonight) dramas "Bones" and "Fringe."

[10/14/10 - 02:45 PM]
"Storm Chasers" Blows 'Em All Away
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 13.

[10/14/10 - 02:23 PM]
The CW to Air "Fashion Forward: Making It," A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the New Faces and Forces in the Fashion World, on Wednesday, December 8, 9:00-10:00 PM ET
Ashley Greene hosts the special, which features Marcus Wainwright, David Neville, Alexander Wang, Tory Burch, Justin Timberlake and Gwen Stefani.

[10/14/10 - 02:23 PM]
ABC.com to Premiere "Seattle Grace: Message of Hope," A New Webisode Series Featuring Characters from "Grey's Anatomy"
The six-part series features co-stars Kevin McKidd, James Pickens, Jr., Jesse Williams and Sarah Drew.

[10/14/10 - 01:39 PM]
ABCFamily.com Launches "College Chef" Webisodes Starring "Greek's" Aaron Hill Beginning Thursday, October 14
The fourth season of "Greek" will debut in its new timeslot on Monday, January 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/14/10 - 01:06 PM]
Next Generation of Culinary Stars Join Cooking Channel With Series Premieres of "Kelsey's Essentials" and "United Tastes of America"
"Kelsey's Essentials" premieres on Saturday, November 6 while "United Tastes of America" bows Tuesday, November 16.

[10/14/10 - 12:48 PM]
The Hub to Present New Original Series "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series" in Sneak Preview That Caps Network's Week-Long Halloween Celebration
The two-part sneak preview airs Friday, October 29 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[10/14/10 - 11:53 AM]
CMT Launches Free "Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team" App With Exclusive Photos, Interactive Features and Video
The network's veteran reality series returns this Friday at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/14/10 - 11:33 AM]
ABC Gives Script Orders to Trio; Slates Holiday Specials
"No Ordinary Family," "Brothers & Sisters" and "Off the Map" all get the thumbs up.

[10/14/10 - 11:32 AM]
"In the Spotlight With Robin Roberts: All Access Nashville" Airs Tuesday, November 9 at 10 PM ET on ABC
The special, featuring interviews with Brad Paisley, LeAnn Rimes, Carrie Underwood and Kellie Pickler, will pre-empt "Detroit 187" on said night.

[10/14/10 - 11:31 AM]
Season Four of the Emmy Award-Winning Series "Wizards of Waverly Place" Premieres Friday, November 12
The season opener will follow the premiere of "Avalon High" at 9:45/8:45c.

[10/14/10 - 11:30 AM]
Brad Womack Returns When ABC's Hit Romance Reality Series, "The Bachelor," Premieres on January 3, 2011
Womack, 37, did "the unthinkable by most fans' standards and did not choose either Jenni Croft or DeAnna Pappas on his finale back in November 2007."

[10/14/10 - 11:30 AM]
Exclusive: ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC Opt for Repeats, Pre-Emptions on Election Night
Only "Dancing With the Stars" and "The Biggest Loser" will offer up first-run episodes on Tuesday, November 2.

[10/14/10 - 10:18 AM]
CMT Brings Celebrated Chefs to the Table for a Culinary Inspired Evening As Part of "CMT Artists of the Year" Special
The December 3 event will honor Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Zac Brown Band.

[10/14/10 - 10:15 AM]
A&E Presents the New Original Real-Life Series "Strange Days With Bob Saget"
The series premieres Wednesday, December 1 at 10:00/9:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[10/14/10 - 10:00 AM]
"Primetime: What Would You Do?" Returns for Full Season, New Shows Begin Airing Friday, October 29, 9 PM
ABC books a "best of" special for October 22, with new episodes beginning the following week.

[10/14/10 - 09:59 AM]
ABC to Air Back-to-Back Barbara Walters Specials on Thursday, December 9th
Said lineup includes "A Barbara Walters Special: Oprah, The Next Chapter" and "Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2010."

[10/14/10 - 09:34 AM]
Spike TV Digs Down Deep for New Original Series, "Coal"
The Thom Beers-produced series, originally set up at Discovery, will premiere in April.

[10/14/10 - 09:22 AM]
"The Defenders" Wins at 10:00 PM in Adults 18-49 for the First Time This Season
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 13.

[10/14/10 - 09:08 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Is Tops as "Defenders" Rises
Plus: While "The Defenders" is up from last week's preliminaries, NBC's "Los Angeles" is down 20%.

[10/14/10 - 09:00 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Hits 2nd Highest-Ever Adults 18-49 Rating
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 13.

[10/14/10 - 08:47 AM]
Teutuls Return Home to Discovery Channel for Some Serious Battles on Mondays This Fall
The former TLC series shifts to Mondays at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c beginning October 18.

[10/14/10 - 08:46 AM]
Klinge Brothers Tackle Unexplained Phenomena With the Return of Discovery Channel's "Ghost Lab"
The new season will now air Thursdays at 10:00/9:00c following a preview on Tuesday, October 19.

[10/14/10 - 08:45 AM]
Discovery Channels Gain Exclusive Access for Documentary on the Rescue of the Chilean Miners
The one-hour special "Rescued: The Chilean Miner Story" will premiere Thursday, October 28 on Discovery Channel and Discovery en Español.

[10/14/10 - 08:05 AM]
TLC Renews "Say Yes to the Dress: Big Bliss" for a Second Season
The network has ordered 12 half-hour episodes, slated to premiere in May 2011.

[10/14/10 - 07:03 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Fringe" Co-Star John Noble
The actor chats about the show's science fiction elements, finding new layers in his character and how the series continues to surprise him.

[10/14/10 - 06:30 AM]
The USO Presents 'VH1 Divas Salute The Troops'
The special, featuring Katy Perry, Sugarland, Keri Hilson, Nicki Minaj and Paramore, airs Sunday, December 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/14/10 - 12:01 AM]
Justin Bieber Leads MTV EMA 2010 Digital Charge
Said event premieres Sunday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c on MTV2.

[10/13/10 - 06:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 13
Updates include: CBS extends "How I Met Your Mother" to 24 episodes; Catherine Hardwicke in talks to direct ABC's "Romeo & Juliet"; and CBS looks to bring Charlaine Harris's "Grave Sight" to the small screen.

[10/13/10 - 03:24 PM]
Bravo's "Flipping Out" Scores Its Most Watched Season Boasting Double Digit Growth Among Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 12.

[10/13/10 - 02:44 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom" Takes Adults 18-49 Crown
The show's season finale bests TBS's baseball coverage, BET's "Hip Hop Awards" and FX's "Sons of Anarchy" in the key demographic.

[10/13/10 - 02:36 PM]
Syfy Names James Spence As New Vice President, Creative Director
In his new role, Spence will oversee creative development of all on and off air promotions for the channel.

[10/13/10 - 02:00 PM]
Changes to Three Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premieres
"The Santa Incident" moves to Thursday, December 9 while "Gift of the Magi" is now set for Thursday, December 16.

[10/13/10 - 01:36 PM]
It's the Brady Bunch Gone Bad When Jo Faces Her Most Troubled Teen Ever, On the Seventh Season Premiere of "Supernanny," Friday, November 5 on ABC
The network formally announces the show's return date and details the season premiere.

[10/13/10 - 12:34 PM]
CBS.com Leads All Network Web Sites in Viewers, Streams and Minutes
CBS spins the digital numbers for the month of September.

[10/13/10 - 12:33 PM]
CBS Announces the Host and Panel of Experts for the New Reality-Competition Series, "Live to Dance" With Paula Abdul
Andrew Günsberg will host while Travis Payne and Kimberly Wyatt will join Paula Abdul on the panel of experts.

[10/13/10 - 12:13 PM]
Dodge Revealed as Sponsor for truTV's "Conspiracy Theory With Jesse Ventura"
The promotion will highlight the Dodge Challenger through episode integration in each episode this season, due Friday at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/13/10 - 11:00 AM]
Syfy.com Will Premiere "Riese: Kingdom Falling," Critically Acclaimed, Award-Winning Steampunk Digital Series, Beginning Tuesday, October 26
Narrated by Amanda Tapping, the 10-part series stars Christine Chatelain, Sharon Taylor, Ben Cotton, Allison Mack, Ryan Robbins, Patrick Gilmore, Alessandro Juliani and Emilie Ullerup.

[10/13/10 - 10:43 AM]
Britt Robertson and Gregg Sulkin Star in Disney Channel's Original Movie "Avalon High," Premiering Friday, November 12
Joey Pollari, Devon Graye, Molly Quinn, Chris Tavarez, Don Lake and Steve Valentine also star in the project, "a contemporary twist on Arthurian legend."

[10/13/10 - 10:42 AM]
"A Special Edition of 20/20: Miracle at the Mine" Airs Tonight, Wednesday, October 13 from 10:00 - 11:00 pm ET on ABC
The Alphabet details tonight's special, which will pre-empt "The Whole Truth."

[10/13/10 - 10:30 AM]
Lifetime Television Premieres "One Angry Juror," Starring Jessica Capshaw, on November 15
Jeremy Ratchford, Michael Jai White and Jonathan Scarfe also star in the project.

[10/13/10 - 09:50 AM]
New iCarly Episode Tops Basic Cable on Monday Night with Almost 7 Million Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Monday, October 11.

[10/13/10 - 09:21 AM]
"Supernanny" to Complete ABC's Friday Lineup in November
Plus: "20/20: Miracle at the Mine" will pre-empt tonight's episode of "The Whole Truth."

[10/13/10 - 09:20 AM]
NBC Looking to Make the World More Colorful
"My School Pride" is "a grass roots campaign for parents, teachers and community leaders looking to improve their children's schools."

[10/13/10 - 09:02 AM]
HGTV Extends Production of Two Top Series: "Selling New York" and "The Outdoor Room with Jamie Durie"
"Selling" will premiere in January while "Room" returns in early 2011.

[10/13/10 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Places First on Tuesday in Adults 18-49 for the First Time This Season
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 12.

[10/13/10 - 08:59 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Share Adults 18-49 Honors
The Eye's "NCIS," "NCIS: LA" and "The Good Wife" are all up from last week, as is FOX's "Glee."

[10/13/10 - 08:56 AM]
ABC is the Only Net Up on Tuesday Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 12.

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[10/21/16 - 02:02 PM]
NLCS Game 5 Is Second Most-Watched Telecast in FS1 History
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, October 20.

[10/21/16 - 12:08 PM]
Freeform Brings Fan Favorite "Stitchers" and New Original Sci-Fi Series "Beyond" to Stan Lee's L.A. Comic Con on October 29 and 30
"Stitchers" co-stars Ritesh Rajan, Damon Dayoub and Sarah Davenport are among those scheduled to appear.

[10/21/16 - 10:05 AM]
Freeform's Annual "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas" Starts on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24
Said offerings include the premiere "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," "Boxtrolls," and the network premiere of the fourth installment of the hit "Cinderella Story" franchise, "A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits."

[10/21/16 - 10:04 AM]
Freeform's Funday Programming Event Begins November 12 and Continues Through November 13
Highlights include the network premieres of "Planes: Fire & Rescue," "How to Train Your Dragon" and "Shrek Forever After."

[10/21/16 - 10:03 AM]
"Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour" to Premiere on Showtime(R) on December 9 at 9 PM ET/PT
The film is co-directed by Danny B. Tull and Nathan Rissman, both of whom have worked extensively with Madonna on her feature films and tour movies.

[10/21/16 - 09:55 AM]
David Blaine Is Back With an Extraordinary Special, "David Blaine: Beyond Magic," Airing Tuesday, November 15, on ABC
Following his critically acclaimed ratings smash "David Blaine: Real or Magic," Blaine returns with his most revealing performance yet.

[10/21/16 - 09:35 AM]
Video: Netflix's "Haters Back Off!" Star Miranda Sings Shares Some of Her Favorite Things
Based on the character created by Colleen Ballinger, "Haters Back Off!" delves into the oddball family life of Miranda Sings.

[10/21/16 - 09:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Unveils The Ivory Game Trailer and Poster
From executive producer Leonardo DiCaprio, The Ivory Game is an epic documentary feature that goes undercover into the dark and sinister underbelly of ivory trafficking.

[10/21/16 - 09:29 AM]
Premiere Date Change - A&E Network Will Now Air Original Docu-Series "The Killing Season" on November 12
The newcomer will now roll out with back-to-back episodes one week later than previously announced.

[10/21/16 - 09:24 AM]
No One Can Hear You Scream: Investigation Discovery's All-New Series "Dead Silent" Premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 9/8C
In the six-part series, myth, urban legend, and horror movie dread collide to showcase real-life, dark and twisted tales too frightening to be imaginary.

[10/21/16 - 09:02 AM]
Oxygen Media Strikes Again with New True Crime Series "Killision Course" Premiering Saturday, November 5th at 9PM ET/PT
The four-episode, genre breaking series, recreates true stories of murder connecting the victim, accomplice and killer, on a joy ride of suspense, betrayal and obsession.

[10/21/16 - 08:47 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Off Competition with NFL
The Eye wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/20/16 - 03:55 PM]
Oxygen Media Tests the Bonds of Friendship When New Competition Series "The Battle of the Ex-Besties" Premieres Tuesday, December 6 at 11PM ET/PT
Hosted by Sibley Scoles, the series follows fourteen former BFFs who are forced to confront - and hopefully forget - past differences in order to win a life-changing $100,000 grand prize.

[10/20/16 - 01:49 PM]
Investigation Discovery Delivers Nearly One Million Viewers for World Television Premiere of "Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four"
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Saturday, October 15.

[10/20/16 - 01:04 PM]
Investigation Discovery Looks at When Happily Ever After Goes Horribly Wrong in All-New Series "Married with Secrets"
The new eight-part series premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 10:00/9:00c.