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[11/05/10 - 06:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 5
Updates include: Ana Ortiz is "Outnumbered" for FOX; Russell Peters lands a comedy at NBC; and Kevin Williamson inks overall deal with Warner Bros. Television.

[11/05/10 - 04:10 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: College Football, NBA Power ESPN, TNT
Plus: Bravo's "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," FX's "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" share second among adults 18-49.

[11/05/10 - 03:51 PM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Scores Highest Rated Episode of the Series to Date in All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Thursday, November 4.

[11/05/10 - 11:43 AM]
Exclusive: "Minute to Win It" to Get "Undercovers" Slot in December
Said installments - airing Wednesday, December 22 and December 29 - are in addition to its previously announced Tuesday run (December 7-21).

[11/05/10 - 11:07 AM]
Disney Junior to Debut in February 2011 on Disney Channel, Showcasing Disney's Magical, Heartfelt Stories and Characters
Among the new series are "Jake and the Never Land Pirates," "Mickey Mousekersize," "Special Agent Oso: Three Healthy Steps," "Babar and the Adventures of Badou" and "Tinga Tinga Tales."

[11/05/10 - 11:06 AM]
"Tron: Uprising," A Spin-Off of the "Tron" Feature Films, To Premiere in Summer 2012 on Disney XD
The series will be preceded by a 10-part "TRON" micro-series launching in Fall 2011 on Disney XD.

[11/05/10 - 11:05 AM]
Popular Animated Stepbrothers to Host Talk Show, "Take Two With Phineas and Ferb," Premiering Friday, December 3 on Disney Channel
Among the initial guests: Jack Black, Andy Samberg, Seth Rogen, Tony Hawk, Taylor Swift, Regis Philbin, Neil Patrick Harris, Emma Roberts, Randy Jackson and Cedric the Entertainer.

[11/05/10 - 09:06 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Delivers Highest Rating Since Its Season Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, November 4.

[11/05/10 - 08:44 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Off ABC Surge
"Grey's Anatomy" and "Private Practice" both post big gains from last week.

[11/05/10 - 08:43 AM]
ABC's "Private Practice" Wins at 10pm with its Best Numbers in Nearly 10 Months
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 4.

[11/05/10 - 08:30 AM]
What Secrets Are Kept in the Oval Office? History(R) Searches For Answers in "The President's Book of Secrets"
The two-hour special, airing Wednesday, December 1, features interviews with Newt Gingrich, Dan Rather and Dan Quayle.

[11/05/10 - 08:11 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Simpsons" Executive Producer Al Jean
Here he chats about this season's guest stars, adding last minute couch gags and Sunday's Halloween episode.

[11/05/10 - 07:21 AM]
MTV Raises the Glamour Stakes as New Presenters are Announced for the 2010 MTV EMAs Live From Madrid
Taylor Momsen, Kelly Brook, Dizzee Rascal and Johnny Knoxville are among the latest additions to the November 7 event.

[11/04/10 - 06:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 4
Updates include: Jo Frost exits ABC's "Supernanny"; Rene Echevarria signs onto FOX's "Terra Nova"; and Alan Poul is added to HBO's "Tilda."

[11/04/10 - 06:20 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "South Park" Makes It Two In a Row
Comedy Central's animated veteran has been the #1 or #2 draw on cable each Wednesday this season.

[11/04/10 - 03:44 PM]
You Can See "Sarah Palin's Alaska" from Your City: TLC Offers Special Preview Of New 8-Week Television Event In Select Markets
Tickets are available now and are offered on a first-come first-serve basis.

[11/04/10 - 03:40 PM]
Punkin Chunkin Returns for Third Year of High-Flying Pumpkin Launching on Thanksgiving Day With "Mythbusters" Hosts
Discovery Channel and Science Channel will simulcast the event, airing Thursday, November 25 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/04/10 - 03:37 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Mythbusters" and "Storm Chasers" #1 and #2 Nonfiction Cable Programs Among Men in Primetime on Wednesday
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 3.

[11/04/10 - 02:40 PM]
"The Vampire Diaries" Week-Long Marathon Begins Monday, December 13
The netlet will once again encore the first 10 episodes of the season the week of December 13-17.

[11/04/10 - 02:01 PM]
G4 Ups the Action in New Season of "American Ninja Warrior" With More Intense Competition, A Live-In Elimination Boot Camp and A $250,000 Prize
Matt Iseman and Jimmy Smith will co-host the new season, due Saturday, December 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/04/10 - 01:16 PM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Declares National UnFriend Day on Wednesday, November 17, 2010
"NUD" urges all Facebook users to "unfriend" all those who aren't truly friends.

[11/04/10 - 01:15 PM]
Diddy-Dirty Money and Ne-Yo Announced as Performers for The "2010 American Music Awards(R)," November 21 on ABC
They join previously announced acts including Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Ke$ha, Christina Aguilera, Bon Jovi, P!nk and Usher.

[11/04/10 - 01:14 PM]
"Beyonce's I Am... World Tour," A 90-Minute Thanksgiving Event, Airs November 25 on the ABC Television Network
The show weaves together more than 90 of Beyonce's performances from Croatia to Abu Dhabi, Africa, Australia and China.

[11/04/10 - 01:08 PM]
CBS's "The Amazing Race" Will Travel the Globe in HD This Spring
Plus: the current cycle will wrap Sunday, December 12 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[11/04/10 - 12:47 PM]
NBC Cancels "Undercovers"
The Peacock won't order any additional episodes of the series, which struggled once again last night.

[11/04/10 - 11:30 AM]
Military Channel Brings G.I. Film Festival's Best Films to a National Audience Starting Veterans Day Weekend
The block will run from 9-11 PM ET on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays throughout November starting on Friday, November 12, the day after Veterans Day.

[11/04/10 - 10:56 AM]
NBC Late-Night Ratings Results for the Week of Oct. 25-29
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 25-29.

[11/04/10 - 10:54 AM]
ABC.com Goes Country With Two Original Series, Including "Live from the Red Carpet" at "The 44th Annual CMA Awards"
Plus: "Artist Countdown" returns with six new episodes beginning Friday, November 5.

[11/04/10 - 10:53 AM]
Kid Rock to Perform on "The 44th Annual CMA Awards" on ABC
Previously announced performers include Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts, Reba, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Sugarland, Taylor Swift and Keith Urban.

[11/04/10 - 10:52 AM]
ABC Announces "Expedition Impossible": New Global Competition Series from Executive Producer Mark Burnett
The series "will feature teams of ordinary people doing the extraordinary as they compete in the biggest adventure of their lives."

[11/04/10 - 10:10 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Draws its Largest Audience Since May
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 25-29.

[11/04/10 - 10:01 AM]
ABC Hits Wednesday Highs with its Best Results in 11 Months
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 3.

[11/04/10 - 09:42 AM]
Its Sunday Funday as Bravo Kicks Off Its Fifth Night of Original Programming on November 7 with "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" and "Watch What Happens: Live"
Also due next week: season two of "The Fashion Show: Ultimate Collection" on Tuesday, November 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/04/10 - 09:37 AM]
"Late Show" Sweeps "The Tonight Show" in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for the First Time Since Jay Leno's Return
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 25-29.

[11/04/10 - 09:27 AM]
"Survivor," "Criminal Minds" and "The Defenders" All Post Gains Versus Last Week
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 3.

[11/04/10 - 09:14 AM]
CMT Gears Up for the "44th Annual CMA Awards" With a Week of Special Coverage
Highlights include a one-hour red carpet special on Wednesday, November 10 at 7:00/6:00c.

[11/04/10 - 08:49 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Trio Posts Gains in Victory
"Survivor," "Criminal Minds" and "The Defenders" are all up from last week.

[11/04/10 - 08:28 AM]
ABC is the Winner on Election Night in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the final numbers for Tuesday, November 2.

[11/04/10 - 08:27 AM]
Tori and the Gang Vie for the Ultimate Karaoke Crown in the First-Ever Victorious TV Movie, "Freak the Freak out," Premiering Friday, Nov. 26, at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
Plus: Victoria Justice's song "Freak the Freak Out" will be available for sale on iTunes, Tuesday, November 23.

[11/04/10 - 08:12 AM]
Comedy Central: December 2010 Programming Highlights
Among the offerings: the network's annual "Hot List" special, airing Sunday, December 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/04/10 - 08:04 AM]
Jane Lynch to Host "TV's Funniest Holiday Moments: A Paley Center for Media Special" Airing Friday, November 26, on FOX
The two-hour special will feature clips from "Friends," "The Big Bang Theory," "I Love Lucy," "WKRP in Cincinnati" and many more.

[11/04/10 - 07:53 AM]
Gossip Guru Perez Hilton to Host Oxygen's "Bad Girls Club Miami" Two-Part Reunion Special Premiering Tuesday, November 16 and Tuesday, November 23 at 9PM ET/PT
Additionally, the network has ordered a sixth season of the series, where the show will return to its Los Angeles roots.

[11/04/10 - 07:13 AM]
Bio Presents "The Bee Gees: In Our Own Time" on Wednesday, November 10 at 9PM ET
The special features "new interviews with surviving band members as well as an extensive archive of home movies, family photos and recordings."

[11/04/10 - 07:10 AM]
VH1 and VH1 Classic Shine a Light on The Rolling Stones With Three Days of Programming During Thanksgiving Week
"VH1 Rock Doc: Shine A Light" premieres Friday, November 26 at 9:00/8:00c on VH1, VH1 Classic and Palladia.

[11/03/10 - 06:12 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 3
Updates include: NBC asks for two extra episodes of "Community"; Joan Allen to recur on HBO's "Luck"; and Milo Ventimiglia's comic "Rest" lands at NBC.

[11/03/10 - 03:06 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Sons of Anarchy" Leads the Pack
The FX original is last night's most-watched cable program, shares 18-49 crown with MTV's "16 & Pregnant."

[11/03/10 - 02:39 PM]
USA Network Greenlights the Pilot Production of Three New Originals: "Eden," "Wild Card" and "Over/Under"
The trio join the previously announced "Common Law," "Necessary Roughness" and "A Legal Mind."

[11/03/10 - 01:23 PM]
ABC Family Kicks Off Fan Scavenger Hunt Online to Support Network's Hit Original Series "Pretty Little Liars"
The winner receives a special VIP sneak peek screening of the January 3rd premiere in their hometown.

[11/03/10 - 12:55 PM]
Lara Spotts Promoted to Vice President of East Coast Development for Bravo
Spotts previously held the role of Director of Programming and Development for the network.

[11/03/10 - 11:28 AM]
New Episodes of "E! True Hollywood Story" and New E! Entertainment Specials Premiere This Holiday Season on E!
Adam Lambert, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Sarah Duchess of York and Gwyneth Paltrow are among the upcoming celebrity profiles.







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[05/26/18 - 12:13 PM]
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[05/26/18 - 08:20 AM]
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The Eye splits the adults 18-49 honors with NBC and ABC.

[05/25/18 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 25
Updates include: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces fourth season pickup of "The Expanse"; Barbara Boxer to "Run" for FX; and Mick Betancourt joins Syfy's "Deadly Class" as co-showrunner.

[05/25/18 - 12:57 PM]
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[05/25/18 - 08:24 AM]
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[05/25/18 - 08:01 AM]
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[05/25/18 - 07:40 AM]
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[05/25/18 - 05:51 AM]
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[05/24/18 - 11:08 PM]
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Updates include: Lesley Ann Warren, Max Ehrich cast in Lifetime's "American Princess"; P.J. Byrne books return trip to "Big Little Lies"; and Janine Sherman Barrois, Michelle Nader ink overall deals with Warner Bros. Television.

[05/24/18 - 03:42 PM]
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[05/24/18 - 02:40 PM]
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[05/24/18 - 02:36 PM]
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[05/24/18 - 12:31 PM]
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Hosted by "The Good Place" guest-star Marc Evan Jackson, "The Good Place - The Podcast" debuts Friday, June 1.

[05/24/18 - 12:30 PM]
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The final season sees Gabi and Josh happily together and in love, but now navigating their new status as a full-fledged couple.