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[09/27/11 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 27
Updates include: "Army Wives" co-star Sally Pressman inks talent deal with NBC; Jonathan Abrams, Adam Sztykiel both land TV projects; Bobby Bowman to import the U.K.'s "White Van Man."

[09/27/11 - 05:39 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "MNF" Keeps ESPN Unstoppable
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "The Bling Ring," TLC's "Cake Boss" and Cartoon Network's "Secret Mountain Fort Awesome."

[09/27/11 - 05:34 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Jeff Dunham: Controlled Chaos" Lifts Comedy Central
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," TLC's "Sister Wives" and History's "IRT: Deadliest Roads."

[09/27/11 - 05:29 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Smackdown" Keeps Crown at Syfy
The wrestling franchise holds off originals on Nickelodeon and Disney Channel.

[09/27/11 - 03:29 PM]
The Good, The Desperate, and The "Sister Wives" Dominate Sunday Night Ratings
TLC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 25.

[09/27/11 - 02:49 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Scores Season-Best 17.1 Million Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 26.

[09/27/11 - 02:18 PM]
The Premiere of "Dateline's" 20th Season Comes in at #1 Across the Board
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 23.

[09/27/11 - 01:55 PM]
USA Breaks History With Most Watched 3rd Quarter Ever, Beating All Other Cable Nets
USA spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/27/11 - 12:53 PM]
History(R) Finishes Best 3rd Quarter of All Time
History spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/27/11 - 12:42 PM]
Big Stars Ask the Big Questions This Fall Only on Discovery Channel
Robin Williams, Will.i.Am, Morgan Spurlock, Eli Roth and Brendan Fraser are among the upcoming hosts of Sunday night series "Curiosity."

[09/27/11 - 12:37 PM]
The Style Network Shattered Previous Ratings Records as Third Quarter Becomes the Most Watched Quarter in the Network's History
The Style Network spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/27/11 - 12:25 PM]
CBS Orders Up New Comedy From Rob Schneider
Also starring are Cheech Marin, Lupe Ontiveros, Claudia Bassols, Eugenio Derbez, Diana Maria Riva and Ricky Rico.

[09/27/11 - 12:09 PM]
Comedy Central(R) #1 Among Young Men During Fall Premiere Week as the Most-Watched Channel in All of Television Among Men 18-24
Comedy Central spins the numbers for the week of September 19-25.

[09/27/11 - 12:04 PM]
Nadia G's "Bitchin' Kitchen" Returns to Cooking Channel for Brand-New Season of Rocking Recipes and Twisted Humor
Look for the show's sophomore run to debut Wednesday, November 2 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/27/11 - 12:01 PM]
Starz Commands Second Season for New Original Drama Series "Boss" Prior to October 21 Series Premiere
Production on the 10-episode second season is expected to begin early 2012.

[09/27/11 - 11:50 AM]
Real, Riveting, Ridiculous? People Conquer Fears in Animal Planet's New Series "My Extreme Animal Phobia"
The newcomer will now premiere a week earlier: Friday, October 21 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/27/11 - 11:32 AM]
Disney Channel Delivers its No. 1 Quarter Ever in Total Day in Kids 6-11
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/27/11 - 11:30 AM]
Showtime(R) to Produce Feature-Length Documentary on Suge Knight
The Antoine Fuqua-directed film will be the first in a series of new documentaries "that will spotlight iconic and controversial figures from talented and prestigious filmmakers."

[09/27/11 - 11:27 AM]
Syfy Posts Most Watched Third Quarter Prime Ever!
Syfy spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/27/11 - 11:25 AM]
EPIX Presents Kevin Smith Live in Austin
"Kevin Smith Burn in Hell" will tape at Austin's Paramount Theater tonight for an early 2012 premiere.

[09/27/11 - 11:25 AM]
ABC Family Posts its Biggest Quarter and Highest Competitive Ranks Ever
ABC Family spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/27/11 - 11:19 AM]
Disney XD Delivers its No. 1 Quarter Ever in 3Q11
Disney XD spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/27/11 - 11:15 AM]
FOX Wins Premiere Week for First Time in Network's History
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 19-25.

[09/27/11 - 11:13 AM]
"Rizzoli & Isles" Is on Pace to Repeat Its First-Season Victory as Basic Cable's Most-Watched Drama
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 19-25.

[09/27/11 - 11:11 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Premiere of "Super Soul Sunday" to Launch Sunday, October 16
Said lineup will include never before seen episodes of "Oprah's Soul Series" as well as short-form content from Rainn Wilson's Soul Pancake banner.

[09/27/11 - 10:50 AM]
FX Posts Best September Ever
FX spins the numbers for the month of September to date.

[09/27/11 - 10:49 AM]
NBC Sports' Steelers-Colts Game Is the Highest-Rated Premiere-Week "Sunday Night Football" Telecast Ever
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 19-25.

[09/27/11 - 10:44 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year During Premiere Week Among Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 19-25.

[09/27/11 - 10:35 AM]
AMC Launches "The Walking Dead" Webisodes on Monday, October 3 at 2 PM
All six webisodes debut on Monday, October 3 at 2pm ET on amctv.com.

[09/27/11 - 10:25 AM]
Spike Orders 10 Episodes of New, Original Series "Diamond Divers"
The series follows "an intrepid nautical crew from Washington state that travels to the infamous Skeleton Coast off the dangerous coast of South Africa, renowned for shipwrecks, to mine for diamonds."

[09/27/11 - 09:58 AM]
Lifetime and "Dance Moms" to Keep Dancing
The cable channel is ordering 13 new episodes of the series, which features infamous dance instructor Abby Lee Miller.

[09/27/11 - 09:53 AM]
CBS Wins Premiere Week in Viewers and Adults 25-54 for the Third Consecutive Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 19-25.

[09/27/11 - 09:28 AM]
G4 and the United States Navy Partner for New Groundbreaking Documentary Series "Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan" Premiering Tuesday, October 25 at 10PM ET/PT
The 10-episode documentary series follows the EOD Unit as they patrol the war-torn battlegrounds of Afghanistan.

[09/27/11 - 09:20 AM]
"Two and a Half Men" Is Monday's Number One Program in Viewers and Adults 18-49; "Mike & Molly" Premieres With Series High Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, September 26.

[09/27/11 - 09:15 AM]
E! Presents "Kim's Fairytale Wedding: A Kardashian Event" Premiering Sunday, October 9 at 8:00PM ET/PT and Continuing Monday, October 10 at 9:00PM ET/PT
The cable channel further details its plans for the four-hour event.

[09/27/11 - 08:57 AM]
ABC Wins Monday in Viewers for the 2nd Week Running/"Castle" Continues to Grow
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 26.

[09/27/11 - 08:33 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Terra Nova" Opens in Third Place for FOX
Plus: "Two and a Half Men," "2 Broke Girls" fall more than 30% from last week's premieres.

[09/27/11 - 08:22 AM]
Oxygen's "Snapped" Commemorates 150th Episode on Sunday, October 2 at 9PM ET/PT
"Snapped" features everyday, seemingly average moms, wives and girlfriends who are accused of committing murder.

[09/27/11 - 07:05 AM]
HGTV and "The Rachael Ray Show" Partner to Transform Three Neighborhood Homes Into the Hottest Properties on the Block
Winners will be announced on the "Rachael Ray" show and will appear on HGTV in a special episode of "Curb Appeal."

[09/27/11 - 06:53 AM]
Animal Planet to Dive Into a Second Season of Splashy Aquarium Series "Tanked"
10 brand-new episodes will premiere in spring 2012 on the cable channel.

[09/26/11 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 26
Updates include: J.J. Abrams, Eric Kripke book pilot order at NBC; Carter Bays, Craig Thomas and Chris Harris team for FOX comedy; and Lee Daniels to bring "Valley of the Dolls" to NBC.

[09/26/11 - 04:22 PM]
"Sons of Anarchy" Season 4 Premiere Episode Most-Watched Program in FX History
FX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 6.

[09/26/11 - 04:01 PM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Leads the New Season in DVR Gains
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 19 through Wednesday, September 21.

[09/26/11 - 03:48 PM]
MTV Is Making Tuesday Totally "Awkward.," With an "Awkward." Marathon Leading Up to the Special Expanded Season Finale
The five-hour marathon begins tomorrow at 12:00 p.m. ET/PT with the show's one-hour season finale starting at 11:00/10:00c.

[09/26/11 - 03:27 PM]
NBC Partners With Yahoo! to Offer Exclusive New Episodes of New Comedies "Up All Night" and "Whitney" to Be Streamed on Yahoo! on September 27-28 Before Network Broadcast
Both of this week's episodes will be streamed on the site beginning on the morning of Tuesday, September 27 prior to their broadcast.

[09/26/11 - 01:06 PM]
America's Hardworking Heroes and the Vehicles They Drive Get a New Lease on Life When CMT's "Trick My What?" Premieres Friday, October 7
John Schneider hosts the nine-episode series, in which he and the guys from the Lone Star Speed Shop in Richmond, Texas will trick out the workers' larger-than-life machines.

[09/26/11 - 11:56 AM]
The Dandy Warhols Revamp Theme Song for Emmy(R)-Nominated Discovery Channel Series "MythBusters"
This marks the first update of the show's title theme since the series launched on Discovery Channel in 2003.

[09/26/11 - 11:49 AM]
Showtime Launches "Showtime Social" App for iPad
The app launches just in time for viewers to discuss and interact with tonight's season finales of "Weeds" and "The Big C."

[09/26/11 - 11:47 AM]
Season Premiere of "Two and a Half Men" Gains an Additional 3.34 Million Viewers, 1.4 Rating Points in Adults 18-49 in Live Plus 3-Day Ratings
CBS further spins the numbers for Monday, September 19 through Wednesday, September 21.

[09/26/11 - 11:09 AM]
David's Back for WE tv's Quintessential Night of Makeover Magic! "My Fair Wedding With David Tutera" Season Premiere Sunday, November 13 at 9PM ET/PT
With 18 hour-long episodes this season, "the stakes are even higher as David [Tutera] works his magic in more ways than one."







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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 - 09:34 AM]
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