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[10/25/10 - 07:25 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 25
Updates include: ABC cancels "The Whole Truth"; MTV does same to "The City"; and Skyler Samuels to play "Chloe King" for ABC Family.

[10/25/10 - 06:31 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: ALCS Finale Rockets TBS to Top
11.86 million viewers tune into Game 6 on the cable channel.

[10/25/10 - 03:57 PM]
ABC Announces Series Pick-Ups: New Series "Better With You" and "No Ordinary Family" Receive Full Season Orders
Plus: "Detroit 1-8-7," "Brothers & Sisters" get five, four extra installments, respectively.

[10/25/10 - 01:39 PM]
FX Orders Comedy Series "Wilfred"
The 13-episode series, based on the Australian series of the same title, stars Elijah Wood and Jason Gann.

[10/25/10 - 01:31 PM]
It's a Dog's Holiday in the ABC Family Original Movie "The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation," Premiering Sunday, November 28th, at 8:00 PM ET/PT
The cable channel further details its follow-up to last year's "The Dog Who Saved Christmas."

[10/25/10 - 12:39 PM]
Final Nominees Announces for Favorite Breakthrough Artist in 7th Annual T-Mobile Award for the "2010 American Music Awards"
Justin Bieber, Lady Antebellum, Travie McCoy or Mike Posner will take home said honor during ABC's coverage on Sunday, November 21.

[10/25/10 - 12:23 PM]
Jack Black Guest Stars in New iCarly TV Movie, "iStart a Fan War," Premiering Friday, Nov. 19, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT) on Nickelodoen
Black plays Aspartamay, "Spencer's online video game rival who challenges him to lyrical duel in the Comic-Con-inspired special."

[10/25/10 - 12:20 PM]
Matt Lauer Sits Down With President George W. Bush in His First One-on-One TV Interview Since Leaving the Oval Office
The Peacock further details the primetime special, airing Monday, November 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/25/10 - 11:54 AM]
Exclusive: Discovery's "Howe & Howe Tech" to Return December 15
The show's sophomore season will air Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c after "Mythbusters."

[10/25/10 - 11:23 AM]
ABC Grows its Overall Sunday Audience for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 24.

[10/25/10 - 11:10 AM]
Newly-Engaged Couples Are Forced to "Meet the In-Laws" in a New Ten Episode Series on CMT Premiering in January
Pauly Shore hosts the newcomer, which comes from ITV Studios.

[10/25/10 - 11:06 AM]
TV Guide Network to Premiere Exclusive U.S. Telecast of British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles' Britannia Awards on Sunday, November 7
Jeff Bridges, Christopher Nolan, Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, Michael Sheen and Betty White are among the honorees.

[10/25/10 - 10:36 AM]
Syfy Invites Fans to Own a Piece of Their Favorite Syfy Shows With a Weekly Auction on Syfy.com
The seven-week stunt is timed with the launch of "Hollywood Treasure" this Wednesday at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/25/10 - 10:16 AM]
Syfy Kicks Off the Holiday Season With November Saturday Original Movies "The Lost Future" and "Triassic Attack"
Sean Bean and Annabelle Wallis topline the former while Raoul Trujillo and Steven Brand star in the latter.

[10/25/10 - 10:00 AM]
TV One Special Premiering Friday, Oct. 29 at 10 PM ET, Let's Move With First Lady Michelle Obama, Focuses on the First Lady's Effort to End Childhood Obesity
"The truth is, is that the crisis that we're facing around childhood obesity hits everything," said Obama.

[10/25/10 - 09:55 AM]
"Sunday Night Football": Best Overnight for October NFL Primetime Game in 12 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 24.

[10/25/10 - 09:45 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" and "The Mentalist" Continue as the Most Played Back Shows for the Third Consecutive Week
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of October 4-10.

[10/25/10 - 09:35 AM]
Veteran Daytime Talk Shows "Maury," "The Jerry Springer Show" and "The Steve Wilkos Show" Sold to Broadcast Stations Through 2014
All three talk shows have been renewed on station groups covering more than 50% of the U.S. for the next three seasons.

[10/25/10 - 09:02 AM]
TV's Top DVR Gainer, ABC's Modern Family Emerges as the #1 Scripted Series in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 4-10.

[10/25/10 - 08:45 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Packers/Vikings Gives NBC Huge Victory
The Peacock's "Sunday Night Football" coverage nearly beats the combined efforts of ABC, CBS and FOX.

[10/25/10 - 08:44 AM]
Bravo Launches Five Nights of Original Programming
"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" moves to Sundays at 10:00/9:00c beginning November 7.

[10/25/10 - 08:40 AM]
AMC's Drama Series "The Walking Dead" Strikes Major Cities Worldwide With Zombie Invasion
The 26-city stunt begins in Taipei and Hong Kong on Tuesday, ending with the show's Los Angeles premiere.

[10/25/10 - 07:47 AM]
Showtime Launches Second Season of "Dexter Early Cuts"
Bill Sienkiewicz and David Mack are behind the animated web series, voiced by series star Michael C. Hall.

[10/25/10 - 07:39 AM]
"Parenthood" Delivers Biggest Increase from Live+SD to Live+7
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of October 4-10.

[10/25/10 - 07:32 AM]
Candice Olson in Production for New Series on HGTV
In "Candice Tells All," Olson will share underlying design principles that can be applied to any space to help uncover a home's true potential.

[10/24/10 - 08:44 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NLCS Finishes on Top for FOX
Giants take Game 6 with the post-season's best numbers this season for the network.

[10/23/10 - 12:03 PM]
TBS' Exclusive Coverage of Game #6 of Rangers/Yankees Delivers 7.2 U.S. Rating and 11.9 Million Total Viewers
TBS spins the numbers for Friday, October 22.

[10/23/10 - 09:17 AM]
ABC Placed Second Against Its Network Rivals on Friday
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 22.

[10/23/10 - 09:09 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Posts Across-the-Board Gains
All three of the Eye's series are up from last week, including "Medium" by double digits.

[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.







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[08/04/15 - 04:40 PM]
David Alan Grier Gives Paws to the Cowardly Lion in NBC's "The Wiz Live!"
Grier will play the Cowardly Lion, who asks Dorothy if he can join her in her journey down the Yellow Brick Road and ask the Wiz for some courage, which he is severely lacking.

[08/04/15 - 03:22 PM]
Floyd Mayweather to Face Andre Berto Saturday, Sept. 12 at MGM Grand Garden Arena Live on Showtime PPV(R)
If triumphant, Mayweather would match the record of the late heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano, who retired in April 1956 with a record of 49-0.

[08/04/15 - 02:08 PM]
Rousey Wave Swells Numbers for FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/04/15 - 12:54 PM]
Syfy and Universal Cable Productions' "The Magicians" Begins Season One Production in Vancouver
The 13 episode season will air in early 2016 on Syfy.

[08/04/15 - 12:07 PM]
Disney's "Descendants" Powers Disney Channel to Primetime Sweep and Over 1-Year Highs
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 27-August 2.

[08/04/15 - 12:02 PM]
Casting News: "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" Gets Savage
Danish actor Casper Crump has been cast as the immortal Vandal Savage.

[08/04/15 - 11:26 AM]
Animal Planet Runs 12-Hour Marathon of Lion Programming, Dedicated to Cecil the Lion, On August 10 -- World Lion Day
Animal Planet's roaring about World Lion Day to honor the majestic lion - one of the most revered species on the planet - whose numbers are in decline.

[08/04/15 - 11:20 AM]
ABC Announces Kristen Bell Will Host "It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown" Special, Airing November 30
The anniversary special will celebrate 50 years of the iconic classic that has brought joy and a television watching tradition at the holidays for generations of fans.

[08/04/15 - 11:07 AM]
"48 Hours: Fall from Grace" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Adults 25-54 and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/04/15 - 10:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Sets World Television Premiere Date for "Prophet's Prey"
The film, due on Saturday, October 10, focuses on the tyrannical cult leader Warren Jeffs.

[08/04/15 - 10:37 AM]
FOX Sports Telecasts Premier Boxing Champions Under Multi-Year Media Rights Deal
FOX Sports 1 premieres "Toe-to-Toe Tuesdays," a new, live primetime boxing series on Tuesday, Sept. 8 (9:00 PM ET), which continues for a total of 21 shows through the end of June.

[08/04/15 - 10:32 AM]
The Jackson Family Legacy Lives on in New Series, "The Jacksons: Next Generation," Premiering October 2nd on Lifetime
The series focuses on the third generation of the famed Jackson family - Taj, Taryll and TJ - Tito Jackson's sons and nephews of the famed Jackson 5.

[08/04/15 - 10:26 AM]
Video: "Sneaky Pete" Trailer Starring Giovanni Ribisi and Guest Starring Bryan Cranston!
The pilot is executive produced by David Shore, Bryan Cranston and Seth Gordon and will be available on Amazon for free for only 30 days beginning this Friday, August 7.

[08/04/15 - 10:11 AM]
Video: El Rey Network and Miramax(R) Release Robert Rodriguez Featurette from Season Two of the Supernatural Crime Saga "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
Rodriguez gives viewers an exclusive glimpse at the new season.

[08/04/15 - 10:04 AM]
"Drunk History" Season 3 Premieres Tuesday, September 1 at 10:30 p.m. on Comedy Central
Tony Hale, Greg Kinnear, Justin Long, Christopher Meloni, Stephen Merchant and Jason Ritter guest star in the season opener.