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[10/22/10 - 06:59 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 22
Updates include: Kristin Davis to topline "The Happiness Project" for NBC; "Human Target," "Rules of Engagement" get extensions; and Robert Cochran to bring "Pinkerton" to Starz.

[10/22/10 - 06:53 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey" Wraps Season on Top
MTV's juggernaut beats ABC, CBS and NBC among adults 18-49 in its time period.

[10/22/10 - 02:54 PM]
The CW Gives Full Season Orders to "Hellcats," "Nikita" and "One Tree Hill"
Back nine episode orders have been given to all three series, bringing their season totals to 22 each.

[10/22/10 - 01:48 PM]
Syfy Greenlights "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome"
The two-hour pilot chronicles young William Adama's adventures in the First Cylon War.

[10/22/10 - 11:58 AM]
Bush Post-Presidency Interview Set for Monday, November 8 on NBC
The one-hour special, airing under the "Matt Lauer Reports" banner, will pre-empt "Chuck" that night.

[10/22/10 - 11:34 AM]
Exclusive: Discovery Sends "Snow Men" to Friday Nights
The series, originally bound for TLC, will take over for "Beyond Survival with Les Stroud" on Friday nights starting next week.

[10/22/10 - 10:59 AM]
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Is Ready to Rumble With the Lampe Family in Louisville, Kentucky
ABC details another upcoming installment of its Sunday staple.

[10/22/10 - 10:58 AM]
"In the Spotlight With Robin Roberts: All Access Nashville" Airs Wednesday, November 3 on ABC
The one-hour special, originally set for Tuesday, November 9, will now pre-empt "The Whole Truth" on said date.

[10/22/10 - 10:05 AM]
Exclusive: A&E to Wrap "Teach: Tony Danza" Early
Just 606,000 viewers tuned into the show's most recent airing.

[10/22/10 - 10:02 AM]
ABC is No. 1 on Thursday for the 5th Week in a Row in Adults 18-34 and Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 21.

[10/22/10 - 09:42 AM]
Exclusive: TLC's "Wreck Chasers" Shifts to Discovery
Plus: "Auctioneer$" joins fellow newcomer "Kick Off Cook Off" on the bench.

[10/22/10 - 09:35 AM]
Syfy Launches First Ever Ghost Hunters iPhone App Featuring More Than 100 Haunted Locations Across America
Said locations include Alcatraz Island, Lizzie Borden's House, Mansfield Reformatory, St. Augustine Lighthouse and The Stanley Hotel.

[10/22/10 - 09:28 AM]
"CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" Posts Its Best Viewer Delivery Since Last April and Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Season Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 21.

[10/22/10 - 09:26 AM]
Viewers' Favorite Genie in a Bottle Returns When "I Dream of Jeannie" Joins TV Land's Schedule Beginning October 23, 2010
The weekend marathon runs Saturday, October 23 from 9AM-9PM ET/PT and Sunday, October 24 from 9AM-8PM ET/PT.

[10/22/10 - 08:50 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops FOX's MLB Coverage
"CSI" is the only series up week-to-week among adults 18-49.

[10/22/10 - 06:09 AM]
Kiernan Shipka Joins Kellie Martin and Simon Kassianides in "Smooch," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie for Valentine's 2011
The movie is an updated loosely-based, live-action homage to the Brothers Grimm short story, "The Frog King."

[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.







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[09/17/14 - 09:01 AM]
Bill Hader Returns to "Saturday Night Live" as Host on Oct. 11 with Musical Guest Hozier
Hader earned two Emmy nominations while on "SNL" and received critical acclaim for his notable impressions and characters, including the 'Stefon' as well as dozens of others.

[09/17/14 - 08:38 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Grows by 32% Week to Week in Adult 18-49 Rating and 16% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 16.

[09/17/14 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Spot with "America's Got Talent"
Plus: FOX's "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" return down more than 30% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[09/17/14 - 08:17 AM]
New Season of Animal Planet's "Monsters Inside Me" Premieres October 9
Dan Riskin provides scientific perspective throughout this 10-part series that vividly recounts the stories of people tormented by sinister creatures that have invaded their bodies.

[09/17/14 - 08:14 AM]
"The Men in Blazers Show" Makes TV Debut on NBCSN Monday, September 22 at 10 P.M. ET
"We are aiming to make the least technically ambitious show in the history of television," Michael Davies said. "One camera. One guest. Two bald blokes. We may or may not have clips."

[09/17/14 - 08:12 AM]
"The Boss of the Moss" Is Back on National Geographic Channel with New Season of "The Legend of Mick Dodge"
New episodes return Tuesday, September 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[09/17/14 - 08:11 AM]
One of America's "Hottest" Entertainment Brands, TMZ, Comes to Reelz
"TMZ Hollywood Sports" will anchor the network's weekday primetime line up beginning Monday, September 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/17/14 - 08:10 AM]
"Mass Extinction: Life at the Brink" Premieres Sunday, November 30 at 8PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel
Jeffrey Wright narrates the one-hour special, produced by Tangled Bank Studios, the film and television unit of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

[09/17/14 - 07:31 AM]
CBS Aligns with Georgetown Cupcake to Promote the Network's New Drama Series "Madam Secretary"
This Saturday, locations in Georgetown, SoHo, Los Angeles and Boston will give away free red velvet cupcakes with a special fondant topper adorned with the CBS series' logo.

[09/17/14 - 07:30 AM]
"Untold with Maria Menounos" Airs Thursday, September 18 at 8:00PM ET/PT Only on E!
This time Menounos goes behind the shocking headlines of celebrity deaths like Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Cory Monteith to reveal what is becoming a much-publicized epidemic: "Hollywood & Heroin."

[09/17/14 - 06:15 AM]
"The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" Returns to CBS, Tuesday, Dec. 9 on the CBS Television Network
The show, seen in approximately 200 countries, will include musical performances, pink carpet interviews, model profiles and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the world's most celebrated fashion show.

[09/17/14 - 06:05 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' "Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas" Unwraps Blockbuster Holiday Schedule
The 24/7 holiday schedule will also feature the world premiere of two brand-new Hallmark Movies & Mysteries originals, "Signed, Sealed, Delivered for Christmas" and "The Christmas Secret."

[09/16/14 - 03:07 PM]
Lifetime Announces Premiere Dates for "Project Runway All Stars" and "Project Runway: Threads"
Alyssa Milano hosts the former series, which returns Thursday, October 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/16/14 - 03:06 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/16/14 - 02:31 PM]
GSN and Jerry Springer Taking "Baggage on the Road" in New Traveling Spinoff of Hit Dating Game Show "Baggage"
"It's hard to be shocked in my line of work, but I'm continually amazed at how revealing the contestants on the show have been," says Springer.