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[10/26/10 - 06:01 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 26
Updates include: CBS cuts "Medium" season to 13 episodes; ABC asks for even more "Off the Map" scripts; and FOX to rename Shawn Ryan's "Ride-Along."

[10/26/10 - 03:50 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "MNF" Makes It No Contest for ESPN
17.95 million viewers tuned into the Giants/Cowboys showdown, the biggest cable television audience of the year.

[10/26/10 - 02:52 PM]
ESPN's Monday Night Football Giants-Cowboys: Cable's Fourth Biggest Audience of All-Time and Most-Watched Cable Program of 2010
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 25.

[10/26/10 - 02:06 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Kardashians" Finale Wins Again
The show's one-hour fifth season finale is cable's most-watched program last night.

[10/26/10 - 01:40 PM]
Hallmark Channel Original Movie "Growing The Big One" Is 2nd Highest Rated Ad-Supported Cable Movie of the Day
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, October 23.

[10/26/10 - 01:32 PM]
"60 Minutes" Draws Its Largest Audience in 10 Months
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, October 24.

[10/26/10 - 12:55 PM]
Discovery Unveils the High Speed Adrenaline Rush Behind One of the Most Competitive and High Stakes Jobs in America in "Wreck Chasers"
The cable channel formally announces the show's move from sibling TLC.

[10/26/10 - 12:49 PM]
Oxygen Relocates "House of Glam" to Fridays
The newcomer, which wraps its Tuesday run tonight at 10:00/9:00c, will shift to the Friday, 7:00/6:00c hour effective November 5.

[10/26/10 - 12:15 PM]
Members Project from American Express to Provide 10 Lucky Winners The Opportunity to Volunteer with Members of "Glee" Cast
The charity event, taking place the week of December 6, will benefit Education Through Music.

[10/26/10 - 12:05 PM]
"Tracy Morgan: Black and Blue," Featuring the Hot Comic in His First HBO Stand-Up Comedy Special, Debuts Nov. 13
"The special is going to be all the elements: fire, water, earth, air, the comedy bender, the avatar of comedy experience," says Morgan.

[10/26/10 - 12:03 PM]
NBC Unfurls Colorful Programs for November Sweeps
The Peacock details its upcoming guests stars for its November sweeps programming.

[10/26/10 - 11:32 AM]
NBC Ranks #2 in Adults 18-49 for the Primetime Week of Oct. 18-24
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 18-24.

[10/26/10 - 11:21 AM]
Adam Lambert Opens Up to E! for His Very Own "E! True Hollywood Special"
The one-hour special airs Sunday, November 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/26/10 - 11:00 AM]
Disney Channel Stands as TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day for the 19th Consecutive Week Among Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of October 18-24.

[10/26/10 - 10:57 AM]
Hallmark Channels: The Biggest Holiday Destination in Television
The cable channel details its upcoming holiday-themed programming.

[10/26/10 - 10:48 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 on Monday Night in Total Viewers for the 6th Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 25.

[10/26/10 - 10:29 AM]
"Dancing With the Stars'" Brooke Burke to Co-Host the 2011 Miss America Pageant
She'll join Chris Harrison on the event, which airs live from Las Vegas on Saturday, January 15.

[10/26/10 - 10:28 AM]
First Presenters Announced for "The 44th Annual CMA Awards," Wednesday, November 10 on the ABC Television Network
Among the first wave: Luke Bryan, Easton Corbin, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Jerrod Niemann, Kellie Pickler, LeAnn Rimes, Darius Rucker, The Band Perry, Chris Young and Jeff Gordon.

[10/26/10 - 10:21 AM]
CBS Goes 5 for 5: Only 3rd Time in 23 Years a Net Opens Season with 5 Straight Wins in Viewers and Demos
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 18-24.

[10/26/10 - 10:17 AM]
For the 5th Straight Week, ABC is No. 2 in Viewers and No. 1 in Women 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 18-24.

[10/26/10 - 10:04 AM]
Centric Puts A New Spin on Reality Television with an Original Competition Series "Master of the Mix"
Kid Capri heads up the judging booth on the series, due Wednesday, November 3 at 10:30/9:30c.

[10/26/10 - 10:02 AM]
New Premiere Date for A&E's "Strange Days with Bob Saget" - Tuesday, November 30 at 10PM ET/PT
The newcomer was previously set to launch Wednesday, December 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/26/10 - 10:00 AM]
Nickelodeon's "The Boy Who Cried Werewolf" Scores Basic Cable's Top Spot on Saturday Night With Almost 6 Million Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Saturday, October 23.

[10/26/10 - 09:52 AM]
CBS in November - Big Episodes and Big Guest Stars
The Eye details its November sweeps highlights (SPOILERS!).

[10/26/10 - 09:41 AM]
Oxygen Media's Women in "Transitionhood" - Their Uncommon Brand Power Uncovered
The cable channel details its latest research developments.

[10/26/10 - 09:33 AM]
Most Watched "90210" of the Season Lifts The CW to Its Most Watched Monday of the Season
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, October 25.

[10/26/10 - 09:31 AM]
"I'd Do Anything": U.S Premiere of the Talent Search for the Theatre Stars of Tomorrow
The Graham Norton/Andrew Lloyd Webber-led series premieres tomorrow night on BBC America.

[10/26/10 - 09:12 AM]
Halle Berry, LL COOL J, Bon Jovi, Demi Moore, Eva Longoria Parker and Sugarland to Participate at "CNN Heroes: An All Star Tribute"
Anderson Cooper hosts the special, which airs Thursday, November 25 at 8:00/7:00c from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

[10/26/10 - 08:49 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dancing" Continues ABC's Reign
Plus: NBC's "Chase," FOX's "Lie to Me" (with "House" a repeat) drop significantly from last week's numbers.

[10/26/10 - 08:07 AM]
Bravo Greenlights "Going Platinum" Featuring Jewel & Kara DioGuardi
The 10-episode series, which was previously announced as "Hitmakers," is currently in production in Los Angeles and is scheduled to premiere in 2011.

[10/26/10 - 07:59 AM]
Academy Award Winner Kevin Costner to Host CMT's "Artists of the Year"
As previously announced, the 90-minute special airs Friday, December 3 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/26/10 - 07:45 AM]
A&E Presents "Amityville: The Final Testament": One-Hour Special Premiering Sunday, October 31 at 8PM ET/PT
The one-hour special will give "a never-before-seen perspective of this infamous story."

[10/26/10 - 07:41 AM]
Vikings vs. Packers Is Most-Watched "Sunday Night Football" Broadcast Ever
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/26/10 - 07:16 AM]
Twice Is Nice Baby! DIY Network Green Lights Season Two of "The Vanilla Ice Project"
"Rob's home improvement knowledge has been an unexpected surprise for many of our viewers," said the network's Andy Singer.

[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.







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[07/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 11:20 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 11:16 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 11:13 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 11:12 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 10:32 AM]
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