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[11/08/10 - 06:20 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 8
Updates include: Jack Burditt to "Man Up" for ABC; Fiona Shaw joins HBO's "True Blood"; and Shonda Rhimes nixes extended seasons for "Grey's Anatomy," "Private Practice."

[11/08/10 - 06:19 PM]
Mary Hart Passes Baton to Nancy O'Dell
O'Dell will join "ET" as a special correspondent and substitute co-anchor beginning in January 2011 and will assume the role of co-anchor, after Mary Hart ends her final season on the show.

[11/08/10 - 02:59 PM]
TLC Orders "Homecoming," Hosted by Billy Ray Cyrus
The project is "a series of surprise military homecomings, complete with the unfiltered emotion that has drawn so many online viewers."

[11/08/10 - 02:58 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Swamp Loggers" #1 for 5th Straight Week Among Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, November 5.

[11/08/10 - 02:33 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney, Nickelodeon Originals Lead the Pack
Plus: ESPN's NBA coverage takes the adults 18-49 crown, followed by Syfy's "WWE Smackdown."

[11/08/10 - 02:32 PM]
HGTV's "Color Splash" Reaches 100th Episode Milestone
Said installment airs Saturday, December 18 plus 26 additional episodes have been ordered for 2011.

[11/08/10 - 02:20 PM]
Brian Williams Interviews the Prince of Wales for a Special "Dateline" on Friday, November 19 at 9PM/ET
The special will air alongside "Harmony," a film "documenting The Prince of Wales efforts to combat climate change and find innovative solutions to the global environmental crisis."

[11/08/10 - 12:55 PM]
6.2 Million Bust a Move and Cut a Rug with "Shake it Up"!
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, November 7.

[11/08/10 - 12:44 PM]
AMC Resurrects "The Walking Dead" for a Second Season
The freshman hit will return for a 13-episode second season.

[11/08/10 - 12:23 PM]
Lea Thompson Goes "Back to the Future" for a Celebrated Anniversary, Now Stars in "The Cabin," A Hallmark Movie Channel Original Film Premiering Summer 2011
The movie, which co-stars Steven Brand, is currently in production in Ireland.

[11/08/10 - 12:13 PM]
"Parenthood" Earns the Biggest Percentage Jump from Live + Same Day to Live + 7
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of October 18-24.

[11/08/10 - 11:37 AM]
Nancy O'Dell Rings in 2011 as Host of "New Year's Eve Live" Friday, December 31, on FOX
Said event will feature live coverage of the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas and the heart of New York City.

[11/08/10 - 10:46 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" No. 1 Show of the Night for 9th Straight Sunday Despite Packers 45-7 Blowout Over 1-7 Cowboys
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 7.

[11/08/10 - 10:45 AM]
New Kids On The Block and Backstreet Boys to Perform Together at the 38th Annual "American Music Awards(R)" November 21 on ABC
They join previously announced acts Rihanna, Diddy-Dirty Money, Ne-Yo, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Ke$ha, Christina Aguilera, Bon Jovi, P!nk and Usher.

[11/08/10 - 10:31 AM]
Fuse to Air Drake's First Ever Televised Concert "Drake: Live from Radio City Music hall" Presented by Sprite
Trey Songz, Birdman and Fabolous are also featured on the special, airing Wednesday, November 24 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/08/10 - 10:24 AM]
"25 Years of Sexy: People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive!" Takes a Behind-The-Scenes Look at the Iconic Franchise
Kim Kardashian hosts the one-hour special, airing Wednesday, November 17 at 10:00/9:00c on ABC.

[11/08/10 - 10:18 AM]
ABC Grows on Sunday by 1.7 Million Viewers and by 23% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 7.

[11/08/10 - 10:04 AM]
It's a Party at Hard Rock When CMT.com Live Streams An Exclusive Concert Featuring Jason Aldean Tuesday, November 9
Plus: a pre-party live stream will feature performances from newcomers Ash Bowers, Crossing Dixon, Thompson Square, James Wesley and Blake Wise.

[11/08/10 - 10:01 AM]
"The Real Story of Christmas Premieres" on Tuesday, November 30 at 8 PM ET on History(R)
The one-hour special "looks across 2,000 years of history to explore the sacred and secular influences that gave rise to the Christmas we know today."

[11/08/10 - 09:49 AM]
Sundance Channel Acquires "The Comeback" from HBO
The Lisa Kudrow-led series will premiere Tuesday, November 23 at 11:00/10:00c on the cable channel.

[11/08/10 - 09:31 AM]
NBC Picks Up "Days of Our Lives" for Two More Seasons as Iconic Drama Celebrates Its 45th Anniversary Today
"'Days of our Lives' remains vitally creative through the years as it continues to draw new generations of viewers, especially among its loyal female audience" said Jeff Gaspin.

[11/08/10 - 09:23 AM]
Nickelodeon's Stars Light Up the 84th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade(R) With Miranda Cosgrove, Big Time Rush, Victoria Justice, Dora and SpongeBob
Additionally, Po the Panda, star of "Kung Fu Panda," will make his balloon debut at the Parade.

[11/08/10 - 09:15 AM]
A&E New Original Series "Storage Wars" Premieres Wednesday December 1 at 10PM ET/PT
The 12-episode series comes from the producers of "Ice Road Truckers" and "Deadliest Catch."

[11/08/10 - 09:10 AM]
ABC's "Grey's" is Week's Top DVR Gainer in both Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 18-24.

[11/08/10 - 08:47 AM]
Come Face-to-Face With Killer Crocs in Animal Planet's "Into the Dragon's Lair"
The special, featuring photographer Roger Horrocks and cameraman Didier Noiret, premieres Thursday, December 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/08/10 - 08:47 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Sparks NBC, CBS Victories
Plus: FOX's animated comedies return with double-digit increases from their last original airings.

[11/08/10 - 08:42 AM]
Nick News "Under the Influence: Kids of Alcoholics" Premieres Nov. 14 on Nickelodeon
Said special features five kids as they share their experiences dealing with parents who are struggling with alcoholism.

[11/08/10 - 07:50 AM]
MTV2 Set to Take "The Ride: The Road to the U.S. Army All American Bowl"
The eight-episode series premieres Saturday, November 13 at 11:00/10:00c on the cable channel.

[11/08/10 - 07:33 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Dirty Jobs With Mike Rowe" Moving to Sundays Starting November 21 at 9PM
As previously reported, the reality veteran will lead into newcomer "Brew Masters" at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/08/10 - 07:11 AM]
Exclusive: TBS Extends "Glory Daze" to 10 Episodes
The newcomer, which previously had an eight-episode order, launches Tuesday, November 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/08/10 - 06:37 AM]
FOX Raises the Stakes With "Million Dollar Money Drop" Premiering Monday, December 20, on FOX
Said event will air over four consecutive nights, through Thursday, December 23.

[11/08/10 - 06:30 AM]
Fox International Channels Reveals Record Breaking Audience Results for the Global Launch of "The Walking Dead"
FIC spins the global numbers for the launch of the AMC original series.

[11/08/10 - 05:01 AM]
Top Entertainment Personality Steve Harvey and Centric Join Forces to Debut "The Steve Harvey Project" on Monday, November 15 at 9:00 P.M.*
The hour-long series, featuring highlights from radio's "The Steve Harvey Morning Show," will air Monday through Friday.

[11/07/10 - 04:44 PM]
AT&T and Scripps Networks Reach Fair Programming Agreement
HGTV, Food Network, DIY Network, Cooking Channel and GAC are now back on AT&T U-verse(R) TV.

[11/07/10 - 09:45 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Cops," "AMW" Return Lift FOX
The network's perennial Saturday entries take the adults 18-49 crown last night.

[11/06/10 - 10:29 AM]
NBC Plots "A Walk In My Shoes" for Friday, December 3
The film is the third in Walmart and Procter & Gamble's "Family Movie Night" franchise.

[11/06/10 - 09:25 AM]
ABC's "Supernanny" Opener is Up/"What Would You Do?" Builds on its Week-Ago Premiere
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 5.

[11/06/10 - 09:09 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Medium," "CSI: NY" Climb to CBS Victory
The dramas are the only series to climb from last week's numbers.

[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.







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