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[11/29/10 - 06:38 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 29
Updates include: Eliza Dushku joins TNT's "Bird Dog"; D.B. Sweeney to lead "Brain Trust" at TBS; and "Life Unexpected's" Kristoffer Polaha inks talent deal with CBS.

[11/29/10 - 05:50 PM]
TV Land Greenlights Production on Two New Scripted Original Pilots "Happily Divorced" and "Rip City"
The pair, from auspices Fran Drescher, Peter Marc Jacobsen and Terri Minsky, join the previously announced "Ex Men."

[11/29/10 - 03:53 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Firebreather" Flies to Top
The Cartoon Network original was Thanksgiving Eve's most-watched program.

[11/29/10 - 02:36 PM]
ABC Beats a World Series-Boosted Fox for #2 in November
ABC further spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.

[11/29/10 - 02:15 PM]
USA Network Announces 2nd Annual Characters Unite Award Winners
Each honoree will be acknowledged during a hometown award ceremony and will receive a $5,000 grant.

[11/29/10 - 01:18 PM]
Bio Presents "Celebrity Life Coach" Featuring Actress Sean Young
The one-hour special premieres Wednesday, December 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/29/10 - 01:17 PM]
"Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 - The Stand-Up Special," Featuring the Superstar in His Second HBO Stand-Up Special, Debuts Dec. 18
The special was taped before a live audience at the Chicago Theatre in October.

[11/29/10 - 01:16 PM]
CBS Renews "The Young and the Restless" for Three More Years
The veteran soap has been renewed through the 2013-2014 season.

[11/29/10 - 12:59 PM]
G4 Signs Exclusive Three-Year Partnership With ESA to Continue As Official Broadcaster of the E3 Expo Through 2013
"As the global epicenter of the gaming world, E3 Expo is one of the biggest and most important events of the year for G4's audience," said Neal Tiles.

[11/29/10 - 12:51 PM]
ABC Family's 25 Days of Christmas Gift Guide App Keeps Holiday Shopping Full of Yuletide Cheer
The Emmy(R)-winning ABCFamily.com "provides a variety of entertainment and community options, from rich, fan-centric programming."

[11/29/10 - 12:32 PM]
Video: Simon's Back! Coming to America Fall 2011: "The X Factor"
View the first promo from the upcoming FOX series.

[11/29/10 - 11:56 AM]
Jay Leno Scores Nov. 15-19 Late-Night Ratings Wins With His Biggest Margins This Season Over "Late Show"
NBC spins the late-night ratings for the week of November 15-19.

[11/29/10 - 11:18 AM]
Food Network's Hit Series "Cupcake Wars" and "Aarti Party" Premiere Second Seasons
Both series will premiere new 13-episode second seasons this December.

[11/29/10 - 10:53 AM]
Cartoon Network's "Adventure Time," "Regular Show" and "MAD" to Return for Additional Seasons
"Each of these shows bring a distinct comedic point of view and are led by a great new group of talented animators and storytellers," said Rob Sorcher.

[11/29/10 - 10:40 AM]
James Franco and Anne Hathaway to Host Oscars(R) Show
"We hope to create an Oscars broadcast that will both showcase their incredible talents and entertain the world on February 27," said producers Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer.

[11/29/10 - 10:23 AM]
"E! True Hollywood Story: Sarah Duchess of York" Premieres December 21 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on E!
Allan Starkie, Ingrid Seward and the Duchess herself are among those interviewed.

[11/29/10 - 10:11 AM]
"Happy Universal Holidays," A New Hip Hop Holiday Jam Performed by Adam Hicks and Featuring Ryan Newman, to Premiere Monday, December 6 on Disney XD
The music video will follow "Zeke and Luther's" holiday special at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/29/10 - 10:10 AM]
Jenny McCarthy Joins Dick Clark and Ryan Seacrest from New York for "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2011"
"Jenny is a great addition to this year's show. She is funny, relatable and high energy, and she will be great with our New Year's crowd, Ryan and Dick," said Larry Klein.

[11/29/10 - 10:10 AM]
Discovery Channel Soars Through the Wilderness in New Series "Flying Wild Alaska" (WT)
The 10-part series, formerly known as "Arctic Air," premieres Wednesday, January 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/29/10 - 10:06 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Posts its 2nd-Strongest Numbers Of the Season in Both Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 15-19.

[11/29/10 - 09:24 AM]
Video: Special Thanksgiving Sampler of "Bob's Burgers"
Watch the show's two-minute preview that was featured during FOX's broadcast of "The Simpsons Movie."

[11/29/10 - 08:49 AM]
Cataclysmic Methane-Fueled Earthquakes Threaten Earth's Survival in Christmas and Family Themed Syfy Saturday Original Movie "Ice Quake"
Brendan Fehr and Victor Garber star in the telefilm, airing Saturday, December 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/29/10 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Off FOX Surge
NFL overrun lifts FOX to big gains from last week.

[11/29/10 - 08:40 AM]
Encore Renews "In the House," Hosted by Peter Bart and Peter Guber
The new season will roll out Thursday, December 9 on the cable channel.

[11/29/10 - 08:25 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" No. 1 Show of the Night for 12th Straight Sunday Despite Chargers 36-14 Blowout Over Colts
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 28.

[11/29/10 - 06:44 AM]
Gather 'Round the Television for Holiday Cheer This December on FOX
FOX details its December programming highlights (SPOILERS!).

[11/29/10 - 06:08 AM]
Jason Priestley Directs Luke Perry in "Goodnight For Justice" January 29 on Hallmark Movie Channel
Perry also serves as an executive producer on the project.

[11/28/10 - 08:57 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Gives ABC Spark
The Alphabet is last night's top draw in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/27/10 - 09:06 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS, FOX Share Thanksgiving Leftovers
No series topped a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating last night.

[11/27/10 - 09:04 AM]
ABC is Up Year to Year on Thanksgiving Holiday Friday
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 26.

[11/26/10 - 09:05 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Cleveland Show" Co-Creator Mike Henry
He chats about living up to the "Family Guy" name, this season's guest list and the origins of various characters.

[11/26/10 - 09:03 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Cleveland Show" Co-Stars Sanaa Lathan & Kevin Michael Richardson
The actors chat about the joys of animation, constructing voices and Richardson's karaoke talents.

[11/26/10 - 08:56 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Simpsons Movie" Lifts FOX
The network wins the holiday with a boost from its afternoon NFL coverage.

[11/26/10 - 08:03 AM]
Reba Announces Plans to Guest Star on CMT's "Working Class"
Melissa Peterman toplines the newcomer, which launches Friday, January 28 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/25/10 - 09:32 AM]
ABC Dominates in Adults 18-49 with its Best Pre-Thanksgiving Wednesday in 3 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 24.

[11/25/10 - 09:10 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Takes Thanksgiving Eve
Originals as expected take a hit on the pre-holiday evening.

[11/24/10 - 06:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 24
Updates include: Andie MacDowell asks "What Would Jane Do" at ABC Family; Rhea Seehorn joins TNT's "Rabbit Factory"; and Bird York is "In Deep" with FOX.

[11/24/10 - 02:28 PM]
Boyz II Men Added to Star-Studded Line-Up of NBC's 13th Annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Special on November 30 (8-9 P.M. ET/PT)
Other performers include Susan Boyle, Mariah Carey, Charice, Sheryl Crow, Josh Groban, Annie Lennox, Kylie Minogue and Jessica Simpson.

[11/24/10 - 02:06 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Anarchy" Reigns Again
The FX drama is once again the series to beat on last night.

[11/24/10 - 09:23 AM]
USA Serves Up a Hearty Helping of Yuletide Programming to Ring in the Season
Highlights include a "Psych" holiday special on December 15 and a "House" marathon on Friday, December 31.

[11/24/10 - 08:58 AM]
"DWTS" Finale Towers Over Tuesday with its Most-Watched Closer in 6 Seasons
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 23.

[11/24/10 - 08:40 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dancing" Goes Out on Top
Last night's finale was up 25% from last fall's swan song.

[11/24/10 - 08:36 AM]
The Teutuls Talk Family in Emotional New Special, "American Chopper: A Family Divided," Airing Monday 11/29 at 9PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel
Plus: a bonus episode of newcomer "Brew Masters" will follow at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/24/10 - 08:06 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Human Target" Co-Star Indira Varma
The actress on her audition process, how her character will shake things up and making the show more international.

[11/24/10 - 08:05 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Human Target" Co-Star Chi McBride
The actor on learning more about Winston, season two's changes and his baseball loyalties.

[11/23/10 - 06:08 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 23
Updates include: Anthony E. Zuiker lands another CBS drama; Neal Baer to depart "Law & Order: SVU"; and Paul Scheer gets series order for "NTSF:SD:SUV" from Adult Swim.

[11/23/10 - 03:15 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "MNF" Still Ratings King
The ESPN franchise runs away from the competition once again.

[11/23/10 - 03:01 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Walking Dead" Continues to Feast
AMC's original series is Sunday's top draw in viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/23/10 - 02:07 PM]
ABC is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 10th Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 22.

[11/23/10 - 12:37 PM]
ABC Runs a Strong No. 2 for the November Sweep in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the November sweeps period to date.







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[04/28/16 - 11:45 AM]
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[04/28/16 - 11:14 AM]
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[04/28/16 - 11:00 AM]
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[04/28/16 - 10:35 AM]
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[04/28/16 - 10:13 AM]
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[04/28/16 - 10:04 AM]
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[04/28/16 - 10:01 AM]
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[04/28/16 - 09:37 AM]
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[04/28/16 - 09:36 AM]
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[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]
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