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[10/21/10 - 07:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 21
Updates include: FOX preps a potential "Bones" spin-off; MTV gives a return date for "Jersey Shore"; and Eric McCormack in talks to topline TNT's "Perception."

[10/21/10 - 04:24 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: Game 5 Keeps TBS on Top
Plus: Comedy Central's "South Park" is the top non-sports draw last night.

[10/21/10 - 03:20 PM]
CBS Goes 5 for 5: Network's Entire Freshman Class Earns Full Season Orders
"Hawaii Five-0," "Blue Bloods," "The Defenders," "Mike & Molly" and "$#*! My Dad Says" have all landed full season orders.

[10/21/10 - 12:49 PM]
"Nightline" is #1 in Total Viewers, A25-54, and A18-49 for the Week for Two Consecutive Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 11-15.

[10/21/10 - 12:12 PM]
TBS' Exclusive Coverage of Game 5 of Rangers/Yankees Draws 6.1 Million Viewers
TBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 20.

[10/21/10 - 11:44 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Increase Their 18-49 Viewer Leads in Late-Night Ratings for the Week of Oct. 11-15
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 11-15.

[10/21/10 - 11:05 AM]
NBC's A Cappella Singing Event "The Sing-Off" Returns for a Second Season With Host Nick Lachey, Premiering Monday, December 6
Ben Folds, Shawn Stockman and Nicole Scherzinger will also return as judges on the five-night holiday event.

[10/21/10 - 10:18 AM]
Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles Hosts "CMA Country Christmas"
Plus: Kellie Pickler has been added to the list of performers, which include Sheryl Crow, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts.

[10/21/10 - 10:17 AM]
Gordon Ramsay's Search for the Next "Masterchef" Begins With Open Casting Calls Saturday, November 6, in Los Angeles
Other locations include Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, New Orleans, New York City, Orlando and Portland.

[10/21/10 - 10:01 AM]
Christina Aguilera to Perform at The 38th Annual 'American Music Awards(R)' November 21 on ABC
She will join other previously announced acts including Bon Jovi, P!nk and Usher.

[10/21/10 - 09:52 AM]
HGTV Offers Viewers Dazzling Seasonal Decor Ideas With Eight New Holiday Specials
Said specials kick off with "30 Holiday Decorating Hits & Misses" on Friday, November 26 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/21/10 - 09:49 AM]
"Psych" Goes Back to College This Fall
The 10 colleges on "The Psych College Tour" will have the chance to be featured in an episode next season.

[10/21/10 - 09:37 AM]
NBC.com and Microsoft Team Up on "My School Pride" to Offer One Lucky School the Chance to Win a Brand-New Windows 7-Powered Computer Lab
The makeover will be documented in a five-part Web series that will follow the effort from contestant submissions through to the final reveal.

[10/21/10 - 09:25 AM]
ABC's Wednesday Comedy Block Grows Against Playoff Baseball
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 20.

[10/21/10 - 09:16 AM]
"Late Show" Ties "The Tonight Show" in Adults 18-49 for the Second Straight Week
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 11-15.

[10/21/10 - 09:09 AM]
"Criminal Minds" Posts Gains Versus Last Week and is Wednesday's #1 Porgram in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 20.

[10/21/10 - 09:02 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NLCS Can't Catch CBS
Plus: NBC's "Law & Order" series both post double-digit gains from a week ago.

[10/21/10 - 08:34 AM]
CBS Announces the Venue for West Coast Open Casting Call for the New Reality-Competition Series, "Live to Dance" With Paula Abdul
Said call is set for Thursday, October 28 at CenterStaging in Burbank, California.

[10/21/10 - 08:30 AM]
Conan O'Brien Announces First Week of Guests for Conan
Seth Rogen, Tom Hanks, Jon Hamm and Michael Cera will visit during the show's premiere week, November 8-11.

[10/21/10 - 07:27 AM]
A&E New Original Series "The Hasselhoffs" Premieres Sunday, December 5 at 10PM/9C on A&E
The 10-episode series follows the life of single dad David Hasselhoff and his two daughters Taylor Ann, 20, and Hayley, 18.

[10/20/10 - 11:01 PM]
MTV EMA 2010 Keeps Getting Hotter With International Popstars Miley Cyrus and B.o.B Set to Perform
They join the already impressive list of performers, which include Katy Perry, Ke$ha, Kid Rock, Kings of Leon, Linkin Park, Plan B and Shakira.

[10/20/10 - 07:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 20
Updates include: Bryan Callen joins MTV's "Death Valley"; The CW orders scripts for supernatural dramas; and TBS greenlights two pilots.

[10/20/10 - 03:51 PM]
Bravo's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Earns Highest Rated Season Premiere Among All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 19.

[10/20/10 - 02:46 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: ALCS Snags Top Spot for TBS
Game 4 coverage dethrones the usually dominant "Teen Mom" on MTV and "Sons of Anarchy" on FX.

[10/20/10 - 02:28 PM]
BET Networks Goes Pink in Honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Plus: Gabrielle Union to host "Heart of the City: Chicago's Cancer Drive" on Sunday, October 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/10 - 10:42 AM]
TBS' Exclusive Coverage of Game #4 of Rangers/Yankees Delivers the Second Most Watched League Championship Series Game in Cable Television History
TBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 19.

[10/20/10 - 10:39 AM]
Gwyneth Paltrow Makes Her Live Country Music Singing Debut on "The 44th Annual CMA Awards," Wednesday, November 10 on ABC
Paltrow, alongside Vince Gill, will perform the title track from her forthcoming feature film, "Country Strong."

[10/20/10 - 10:31 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) "Indecision 2010" Presents "When Grizzlies Attack: A 'Daily Show' Midterm Teapartyganza" Covering the Midterm Elections in Washington, D.C.
Austan Goolsbee and Ted Kaufman join Barack Obama on the four-night event, airing October 25-28.

[10/20/10 - 09:49 AM]
Chiller Announces Major Redesign Incorporating Tagline "Scary Good"
Also on tap: its first original movie ("The Passenger") and first original special ("Chiller 13: The Decade's Scariest Movie Moments").

[10/20/10 - 09:25 AM]
CBS Delivers Its Highest-Rated Tuesday in Adults 18-49 Since February
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 19.

[10/20/10 - 09:06 AM]
ABC is the Only Net Up on Tuesday Year to Year for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 19.

[10/20/10 - 09:04 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS" Takes Down the Competition
With FOX's "Glee" a repeat, the Eye coasts to victory last night.

[10/20/10 - 08:55 AM]
President Barack Obama to Appear as a Guest on "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" Wednesday, October 27 at 11:00 P.M.
Obama's last appearance was on October 29, 2008, just days before he was elected President.

[10/20/10 - 08:25 AM]
An All-New "Invitation Only" Featuring Rascal Flatts Premieres Monday, November 15 on CMT
In the special, the band performs songs from their first Big Machine Records release "Nothing Like This" which is in stores November 16.

[10/20/10 - 07:36 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Criminal Minds" Co-Star Joe Mantegna
Part six of six from our recent set visit of the CBS crime drama.

[10/20/10 - 07:36 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Criminal Minds" Co-Star Thomas Gibson
Part five of six from our recent set visit of the CBS crime drama.

[10/20/10 - 07:35 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Criminal Minds" Co-Star Matthew Gray Gubler
Part four of six from our recent set visit of the CBS crime drama.

[10/20/10 - 07:34 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Criminal Minds" Co-Star Kirsten Vangsness
Part three of six from our recent set visit of the CBS crime drama.

[10/20/10 - 07:33 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Criminal Minds" Executive Producer Simon Mirren
Part two of six from our recent set visit of the CBS crime drama.

[10/20/10 - 07:31 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Criminal Minds" Executive Producer Erica Messer
Part one of six from our recent set visit of the CBS crime drama.

[10/19/10 - 08:06 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 19
Updates include: NBC gives "Undercovers" additional scripts; FOX does same for "American Dad," "Bob's Burgers"; and "Old Christine" creator Kari Lizer lands a comedy at NBC.

[10/19/10 - 04:36 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: Game 3 of ALCS Can't Catch "MNF"
ESPN's Titans/Jaguars blowout still manages to beat TBS's baseball coverage.

[10/19/10 - 03:29 PM]
"Weeds" Marathon Delivers Highest Rated Sunday Night of the Year and Triple Digit Increases Among Key Demos on TV Guide Network
TV Guide Network spins the numbers for Sunday, October 17.

[10/19/10 - 02:01 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Kardashians" Holds 18-49 Ground
Plus: HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" and TLC's "Sister Wives" both climb in the key demographic.

[10/19/10 - 01:51 PM]
ABC Wins Monday Night in Total Viewers for the 5th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 18.

[10/19/10 - 12:43 PM]
TLC's "Sister Wives" Scores Big Finale and Season
TLC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 17.

[10/19/10 - 12:42 PM]
"Cake Boss" Star Buddy Valastro & Wife Expecting Fourth Baby
Plus: "Next Great Baker" to premiere Monday, December 6 on TLC.

[10/19/10 - 12:41 PM]
Rookie Gold Miners Put It All on the Line in Hopes of Striking It Rich in Discovery Channel's All-New Series "Gold Rush: Alaska"
The newcomer launches Friday, December 3 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[10/19/10 - 12:34 PM]
Disney XD Surpasses New Kids' Network The Hub by Triple and Quadruple Digit Percent Margins Across All Kid Demos in Prime and Total Day
Disney XD spins the numbers for the week of October 11-17.

[10/19/10 - 12:26 PM]
CBS Goes 4 for 4 to Open the Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 11-17.







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[11/24/14 - 03:24 PM]
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[11/24/14 - 03:13 PM]
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[11/24/14 - 03:02 PM]
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Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, November 21.

[11/24/14 - 02:56 PM]
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[11/24/14 - 02:35 PM]
Kenny Chesney to Receive Groundbreaker Award at the "American Country Countdown Awards," Airing Live Monday, Dec. 15, on FOX
It recognizes trailblazing in the realm of concerts, musical accomplishment, creative innovation and connecting with fans across the United States.

[11/24/14 - 01:00 PM]
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The lucky sweepstakes winner, along with an entourage of his/her five closest friends, will be awarded a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel in style to Los Angeles, where they will receive the ultimate star treatment.

[11/24/14 - 12:50 PM]
Miley Cyrus, Channing Tatum and Additional Talent Added to "FOX's Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular" Airing Thanksgiving Night on FOX
Kaley Cuoco, Queen Latifah, Gavin DeGraw, Wayne Brady and Roselyn Sanchez are also on tap for the two-hour special.

[11/24/14 - 12:31 PM]
SEC Network to Simulcast Iron Bowl with Finebaum Viewing Option; Airs SEC Nation live from the Egg Bowl
Both the Iron Bowl (No. 14 Auburn at No. 1 Alabama) and the Egg Bowl (No. 4 Mississippi State at No. 8 Ole Miss) match a Top 15 team facing an in-state rival currently ranked in the Top Four of the College Football Playoff Rankings.

[11/24/14 - 12:30 PM]
Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch and Kelly Reilly Join Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn in HBO's "True Detective"
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[11/24/14 - 12:22 PM]
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[11/24/14 - 12:22 PM]
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[11/24/14 - 12:05 PM]
David Dobkin Will Direct "Badlands" (WT) for AMC
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[11/24/14 - 12:03 PM]
"Regarding Susan Sontag," An Illuminating Portrait of the Provocative 20th-Century Thinker, Debuts Dec. 8 on HBO
A complex person, Sontag fiercely guarded her privacy, despite her boldness in the literary world.

[11/24/14 - 11:51 AM]
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"Awkward" season five and the second half of "Faking It" season two will return in 2015.