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[11/17/10 - 06:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 17
Updates include: Raven Symone reports to ABC Family's "Great State of Georgia"; Molly Parker to "Meet Jane" for Lifetime; and Angela Bassett joins "One Police Plaza" at ABC.

[11/17/10 - 04:54 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Sons of Anarchy" Cruises to Victory
Plus: TBS's "Glory Daze" opens with a distant third place among adults 18-49.

[11/17/10 - 03:57 PM]
Boomerang Gives Thanks with Holiday Airing of Classic Special, "The Thanksgiving That Almost Wasn't"
The 1972 special will rebroadcast on Thursday, November 25 at 10 a.m. (ET) and then again at 7 p.m. (ET).

[11/17/10 - 03:49 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Dirty Jobs" #1 for 2nd Straight Week Among Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 16.

[11/17/10 - 02:38 PM]
Oxygen Media Scores One Million Viewers for Freshman Series "Running Russell Simmons"
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 16.

[11/17/10 - 12:47 PM]
Syfy Shakes and Stirs Thanksgiving Weekend With Mega 43 Hour James Bond Movie Festival from Connery to Craig
Also on tap: the original movie "Triassic Attack" as well as marathons of "Ghost Hunters" and "Hollywood Treasure."

[11/17/10 - 11:43 AM]
The Hub to Premiere Two New Original Series: "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series," "Dan Vs."
"The Haunting" is due on Saturday, December 25 followed by "Dan Vs." on Saturday, January 1.

[11/17/10 - 10:59 AM]
Current TV's Creation Studios, A New Online Destination Launching Today, November 17, Invites TV Viewers to Become the Architects of "Bar Karma," A New Series Set for February 2011 Debut
The series, from world-renowned video game designer Will Wright, is about a mystical watering hole at the edge of the universe.

[11/17/10 - 10:46 AM]
"Jilted?" WE tv's New Original Series Premieres Sunday, November 21 at 10PM ET/PT
The series "follows one couple through the proposal and planning of the wedding, culminating with the final decision at the altar."

[11/17/10 - 10:24 AM]
Tyra Banks Premieres Her Directorial Debut With A Motion Editorial Shoot of The "Top Model" Hopefuls Tonight on The CW
Shot on location in Milan, Italy, the completed two-minute film, titled "Modelli Folli," will premiere at the episode.

[11/17/10 - 09:16 AM]
MTV and Vice Grant Viewers Rare Access to Stories Around the World in News-Driven Docuseries "The Vice Guide to Everything" Premiering December 6, at 11PM ET/PT
The series features Shane Smith, Ryan Duffy and Thomas Morton, as well as guest appearances by Spike Jonze among others.

[11/17/10 - 09:13 AM]
"NCIS" Wins in Viewers and Adults 25-54 and is Tuesday's #1 Program in Both Measures
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 16.

[11/17/10 - 09:08 AM]
NBC Kicks Off the Holiday Season With The 84th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade(R) on Thursday, November 25
"Today's" Meredith Vieira, Matt Lauer and Al Roker once again host the annual event, airing at 9:00 a.m. in all time zones.

[11/17/10 - 09:03 AM]
Joel McHale to Serve as Host for 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards
The ceremony will air exclusively on IFC in primetime on February 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/17/10 - 09:02 AM]
ABC's "DWTS: The Results" is #1 at 9pm, with its Biggest Audience since September
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 16.

[11/17/10 - 08:54 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces New Original Series Premieres for Hallmark Channel Home in January 2011
The new additions include "Martha Bakes" and "Petkeeping With Marc Morrone."

[11/17/10 - 08:50 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Glee" Grows in Victory
ABC's "No Ordinary Family" conversely drops by 22.7% from last week's numbers.

[11/17/10 - 08:24 AM]
BBC America to Premiere "Doctor Who" Special on Christmas Day
Michael Gambon guest stars in the installment, airing Saturday, December 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/17/10 - 08:02 AM]
Spike Presents The 2010 "Video Game Awards" Live On December 11th at 8 P.M. ET/5 P.M. PT
Additionally, the next blockbuster title from acclaimed developer and Studio of the Year nominee, BioWare, will be unveiled at the show.

[11/17/10 - 07:53 AM]
Heatwave Interactive, CMT Partner to Create "CMT Presents Platinum Life: Country"
"Platinum Life" is a depot where "country music fans will meet for social network gaming and community interaction."

[11/17/10 - 07:31 AM]
Wallace Shawn, Dave Foley and Aaron Douglas Join Lineup of Guest Stars on Syfy's "Eureka"
They join previously announced guest stars Wil Wheaton, Felicia Day, Ming-Na, and Stan Lee.

[11/17/10 - 05:01 AM]
"A Walk in My Shoes" Set to Air on Friday, December 3 at 8/7c on NBC
Procter & Gamble and Walmart further details the upcoming installment of their "Family Movie Night" initiative.

[11/17/10 - 01:35 AM]
Hulu Plus(MT) Subscription Service Launhces for $7.99 Per Month
Users who subscribed during the preview period will also receive a credit for the difference from the $9.99 preview price.

[11/17/10 - 12:18 AM]
Interview: "Better With You" Co-Stars Jennifer Finnigan & Joanna Garcia
Plus: Debra Jo Rupp, Kurt Fuller, Jake Lacy, Josh Cooke and tonight's guest star Reba McEntire.

[11/17/10 - 12:16 AM]
Interview: "Human Target" Co-Stars Mark Valley & Indira Varma
Plus: Chi McBride, Jackie Earle Haley, Janet Montgomery and executive producer Matt Miller.

[11/16/10 - 06:48 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 16
Updates include: Claire Danes in talks for "Homeland" at Showtime; Rachael Leigh Cook joins TNT's "Perception"; and AMC eyes Freddie Roach reality series.

[11/16/10 - 04:38 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: No Contest Yet Again for "MNF"
ESPN's sports franchise triples the audience of second place "WWE Raw" on USA.

[11/16/10 - 04:17 PM]
Exclusive: TNT Cancels "Dark Blue"
The network won't be ordering a third season of the series.

[11/16/10 - 03:08 PM]
Hallmark Channel Premiere of "The Good Witch's Gift" Earns Top Spot As #1 Rated Ad-Supported Cable Movie of the Day
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, November 13.

[11/16/10 - 03:07 PM]
Sherry Stringfield and Danielle Panabaker Star in "Beverly Lewis' The Shunning," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie
The movie is based on the first novel of "The Heritage of Lancaster County Books" from best-selling author Beverly Lewis.

[11/16/10 - 02:53 PM]
NBC's "Minute to Win It" to Debut Exclusive Sneak Peek of All-New Mini-Movie "Banana" from the Blu-Ray(TM)/DVD Release of "Despicable Me" on December 7
Plus: "The Sing-Off" will subsequently air the "Banana" mini-movie on Wednesday, December 8.

[11/16/10 - 02:38 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Wins the Night among All Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 15.

[11/16/10 - 02:17 PM]
USA Top Cable Entertainment Network
USA spins the numbers for the week of November 8-14.

[11/16/10 - 01:59 PM]
"The Insider": Only Syndication Newsmagazine Up from This Time Last Year
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of November 1-7.

[11/16/10 - 01:58 PM]
CBS's Hit, "I Get That A Lot," Featuring Popular Celebrities Pranking Everyday People, Returns With a Half-Hour Special Friday, Dec. 17
The special features new footage from Heidi Klum, Ice-T and Paris Hilton's installments.

[11/16/10 - 01:36 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Walking Dead" Makes It Three-For-Three
The AMC drama has been cable's top adults 18-49 draw on Sunday nights since its launch.

[11/16/10 - 12:26 PM]
Bravo Greenlights "Rocco's Dinner Party"
Casting for the series is currently underway, and production will begin in 2011.

[11/16/10 - 12:04 PM]
A Royal Feast of Programs This December on BBC America
Said stunt includes three U.S. premieres as part of the network's "BBC America Reveals" franchise.

[11/16/10 - 11:53 AM]
Back With Originals, FOX Wins the Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of November 8-14.

[11/16/10 - 11:24 AM]
"Primetime: Celebrity Plastic Surgery Gone Too Far?" - Special Airs Wednesday, November 24 on ABC
Cynthia McFadden hosts the special, which "tells the inside story of how plastic surgery changed the world of celebrity forever."

[11/16/10 - 11:11 AM]
Presenters Announced for "2010 American Music Awards(R)," Airing Sunday, November 21 on ABC
Lady Antebellum, Jenny McCarthy, Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Seacrest, John Legend, Taio Cruz, Jessica Alba and Nicki Minaj are among those set to appear.

[11/16/10 - 11:10 AM]
Disney Channel is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day for the 22nd Straight Week Among Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 8-14.

[11/16/10 - 11:09 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of Nov. 8-14
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 8-14.

[11/16/10 - 10:54 AM]
CBS Places First in Viewers for the Seventh Time in Eight Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for the week of November 8-14.

[11/16/10 - 10:43 AM]
ABC is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 9th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 15.

[11/16/10 - 10:36 AM]
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Hopes to Bring Some Sunshine to A Wellman, Texas Family
The Alphabet details another upcoming installment of its Sunday franchise.

[11/16/10 - 10:35 AM]
Barbara Walters Interviews President and First Lady on "20/20"
The one-hour special airs Friday, November 26 at 10:00/9:00c on ABC.

[11/16/10 - 10:23 AM]
Oxygen Media Announces Open Casting Calls for "The Glee Project"
The winner of the competition series receives a multi-episode role on season three of the hit series.

[11/16/10 - 10:21 AM]
CBS.com Launches "Soft Kitty" Contest Inspired by the Popular Song from CBS's Hit Show, "The Big Bang Theory"
Fans can upload 30-second videos of themselves singing the song for the chance to win a trip to a show taping.

[11/16/10 - 10:15 AM]
"SpongeBob SquarePants" Ranks as Basic Cable's Number-One Entertainment Telecast With Total Viewers for Week
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of November 8-14.







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[04/28/16 - 01:01 PM]
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The premiere season will focus on scientist Albert Einstein and will be based on Walter Isaacson's critically acclaimed book "Einstein: His Life and Universe," adapted by writer Noah Pink.

[04/28/16 - 12:35 PM]
All-New Episodes of "Motive" Move to Sundays on USA
The Canadian import previously aired on Friday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/28/16 - 12:31 PM]
Freeform Premiere of the Documentary "Twinsters" Airs May 7 at 8:30 P.M. EDT
"Twinsters" is a two-hour documentary about two young women who were both adopted from South Korea and raised on different continents.

[04/28/16 - 12:20 PM]
Investigation Discovery's Hit Series "True Crime with Aphrodite Jones" Returns for an All-New-Season
Season six will air on Monday nights beginning May 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/28/16 - 11:45 AM]
Don't Mess with Mommy This May on LMN with Host Wendy Williams Movie Premieres All Weekend for Mother's Day
Then from May 15 through May 22, LMN Premiere Movie Week will feature more new movies every night of the week at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/28/16 - 11:14 AM]
"Monster Week" Returns to Animal Planet on May 26 with All-New Programming You Can Really Sink Your Teeth Into
"'Monster Week' is the most audacious of Animal Planet's quarterly tentpole events continually surprising our viewers with the most enigmatic of creatures," said Rich Ross.

[04/28/16 - 11:00 AM]
"LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures" Premieres Monday, June 20 on Disney XD
Set between the events of "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi," the action comedy series follows the Freemakers, a family of sibling scavengers who operate a salvage and repair shop in space.

[04/28/16 - 10:35 AM]
Country Powerhouses Martina McBride, Jennifer Nettles and Cam to Kick Off the "2016 American Country Countdown Awards" with McBride's Timeless Female Anthem "This One's for the Girls"
"I always look forward to singing this song because it resonates with so many different people of all different ages," said Martina.

[04/28/16 - 10:13 AM]
MTV's Hit Matchmaking Series "Are You the One?" Returns on an All-New Night Monday, June 13 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Building on "AYTO's" successful formula, season four will feature a game-changing twist that for the first time will truly test the theory, "If your perfect match was standing right in front of you, would you even know it?"

[04/28/16 - 10:04 AM]
"Live from Daryl's House" and "Later... With Jools Holland" New Seasons to Premiere on MTV Live Thursday, May 5
TV Live, MTV's 24-hour high-definition music channel, was rebranded from Palladia in February.

[04/28/16 - 10:01 AM]
Travel Channel Hits Highest-Rated April in Three Years Among P25-54
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/28/16 - 09:37 AM]
New Series "Mygrations" Premieres Monday, May 23, at 9/8c on National Geographic Channel
Each spring, in a desperate bid for survival, 1.3 million wildebeests race hundreds of miles north from the dry southern Serengeti plains to the lush grasses of the Maasai Mara in Kenya.

[04/28/16 - 09:36 AM]
"Match Game" Returns to Primetime With Host Alec Baldwin on ABC
The 10-episode series will air 10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT as part of ABC's Sunday Fun & Games block, alongside "Celebrity Family Feud," with Steve Harvey, and "The 100,000 Pyramid," with Michael Strahan, beginning on Sunday, June 26.

[04/28/16 - 09:34 AM]
NBC's Hit Series "Little Big Shots" Closes Out Its First Season with Two Final Episodes May 1 & 8; Casting for Season 2 Has Begun
Ellen DeGeneres and Steve Harvey executive produce the popular, family-friendly series, with Harvey also serving as host.

[04/28/16 - 09:04 AM]
Andy Richter Hosts the Ultimate "Celebrity Food Fight" When Stars Compete in Comedic Culinary Games
Look for double episodes premiering on Sunday, May 29 at 10:00/9:00c and 10:30/9:30c on Food Network.