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[10/04/11 - 10:57 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 4
Updates include: salary disputes on "Dexter," "The Simpsons"; Jon Favreau brings "Tweaked" to CBS; and JoAnna Garcia returns to ABC with comedy pilot.

[10/04/11 - 04:01 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "MNF" Gets It Done for ESPN
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Girl Fight," VH1's "100 Greatest Songs of the 00s" and TBS's MLB postseason coverage.

[10/04/11 - 03:56 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: NLDS Holds Off Competition
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Hung," "How to Make It in America"; Food Network's "Halloween Wars" and History's "Around the World in 80 Ways."

[10/04/11 - 03:46 PM]
"Tia & Tamera" Season Finale Tops Record Breaking Premiere
Style spins the numbers for Sunday, October 2 and Monday, October 3.

[10/04/11 - 02:53 PM]
Sarah Hyland and Matt Prokop Star in "Geek Charming," A Disney Channel Original Movie Premiering Friday, November 11
Sasha Pieterse, Jordan Nichols and Vanessa Morgan also star in the film, based on Robin Palmer's book of the same name.

[10/04/11 - 11:41 AM]
Investigation Discovery Gives "Hit" Series "I Married a Mobster" the Greenlight for Second Season
The series has received a greenlight for 13 new episodes to premiere in 2012.

[10/04/11 - 11:37 AM]
FOX Ratings Up +15% This Fall - Network Posts Year-Over-Year Gains While All Competitors See Declines
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 26-October 2.

[10/04/11 - 11:25 AM]
TBS's Coverage of the Major League Baseball Postseason Score Several Strong Rankings for the Network This Past Weekend
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 26-October 2.

[10/04/11 - 11:10 AM]
"Prime Suspect" Repeats to Replace Canceled "Playboy Club" in Interim
The three-week stunt will fill the Monday, 10:00/9:00c hour until "Rock Center with Brian Williams" premieres on October 31.

[10/04/11 - 11:04 AM]
"NBC Sunday Night Football" Is the #1 Primetime Program of the Week in Adults 18-49 and Other Key Demos
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 26-October 2.

[10/04/11 - 10:48 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps All Kids Competition for 16th Consecutive Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of September 26-October 2.

[10/04/11 - 10:26 AM]
Action Star Trio Dean Cain, Eric Roberts and Kristanna Loken Head Up "Burn Notice" Season Five
The network's franchise drama returns with the first of six new episodes on Thursday, November 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/04/11 - 10:16 AM]
Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert and The Band Perry to Perform on "The 45th Annual CMA Awards"
Previously announced performers include Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift and Keith Urban.

[10/04/11 - 10:05 AM]
ABC Stands as the 2nd-Most-Watched Net, Airing 4 of the Week's Top 20 Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 26-October 2.

[10/04/11 - 09:44 AM]
"Rock Center with Brian Williams" to Debut Monday, October 31 at 10PM ET
The primetime newsmagazine will replace fellow newcomer "The Playboy Club" on the night.

[10/04/11 - 09:37 AM]
CBS Wins Every Half Hour in Key Demos; Comedies Post Year to Year Gains
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 3.

[10/04/11 - 09:35 AM]
NBC Gives Full-Season Pickups to New Comedies "Up All Night" and "Whitney"
"We made comedy an important goal for us this season and I'm very pleased to be making full-season commitments to both 'Whitney' and 'Up All Night'," said Robert Greenblatt.

[10/04/11 - 08:54 AM]
Yahoo! Premieres New Original Premium Web Shows Featuring Stars Judy Greer, Morgan Spurlock, Niecy Nash, and Others
Other hosts include Ryan Rottman, Cameron Mathison, Kristen Aldridge, Allison Fishman and Fabio Viviani.

[10/04/11 - 08:47 AM]
Martina McBride Takes the Stage for An All-New CMT "Invitation Only" Premiering Monday, October 17
In the one-hour special, McBride performs her hits including "This One's for the Girls," "Love's the Only House" and "Wrong Baby Wrong."

[10/04/11 - 08:41 AM]
ABC Finishes as Monday's Most-Watched Net with "Dancing" and "Castle"
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 3.

[10/04/11 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Terra Nova" Replicates Premiere Audience
The newcomer, along with The CW's "Hart of Dixie," post the highest Week 1 to Week 2 retention of any new series this fall.

[10/04/11 - 08:32 AM]
HGTV's Hit Series "Property Brothers" Helps Hesitant Homebuyers Find Potential in Extreme Fixer-Uppers
The show's second season rolls out Wednesday, October 19 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[10/04/11 - 08:29 AM]
CTV, Fox International Channels, and Shaftesbury Announce Start of Production on Season 3 of "The Listener"
Plus: ION Television has acquired the first two seasons of the series for broadcast in 2012.

[10/04/11 - 08:05 AM]
CBS Wins the Week by Substantial Margins in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 26-October 2.

[10/04/11 - 08:01 AM]
Oxygen Media Greenlights All-New Docu-Series "The Next Big Thing," "Brooklyn Crew" and "Tanisha Gets Married"
All three new series are scheduled to air on Oxygen in 2012.

[10/04/11 - 07:52 AM]
TBS Delivers a 4.8 Meter Market Rating For Network's Exclusive Coverage of ALDS Game 3 of Yankees-Tigers Series
TBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 3.

[10/04/11 - 07:36 AM]
Victorian Intrigue Finds Modern Twist in BBC America's "Whitechapel"
Rupert Penry-Jones, Phil Davis and Steve Pemberton star in the six-part series, premiering Wednesday, October 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/04/11 - 07:15 AM]
The Style Network Launches "Makeover Mondays" With Debut of New Spin-Off Series "Clean House New York" and Return of "How Do I Look?," Beginning October 17 at 8PM ET/PT
Nina Ferrer and Michael Moeller host the aforementioned spin-off, airing Monday nights at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/03/11 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 3
Updates include: Syfy eyes "Adjustment Bureau" TV series; Mitch Hurtwitz plans small screen return for "Arrested Development"; and Silvio Horta is latest to tackle FOX's "Texts from Last Night."

[10/03/11 - 04:10 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: ALDS Opens on Top for TBS
Game 1 of the Yankees/Tigers series is the night's most-watched program.

[10/03/11 - 02:32 PM]
truTV Greenlights New Series "Killer Karaoke," Hosted by Steve-O
The eight-episode series, based on the "Sing If You Can" format, will launch in early 2012.

[10/03/11 - 02:02 PM]
CBS Celebrates Halloween With a Witch's Brew of Chilling Episodes
The Eye details its Halloween-themed installments set to air Thursday, October 27 through Monday, October 31.

[10/03/11 - 01:06 PM]
"Homeland" Posts Best Ratings for a New Showtime(R) Drama Series in Eight Years
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, October 2.

[10/03/11 - 12:38 PM]
ABC.com and Endemol USA Launch "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Social Game on Facebook
Players can build virtual homes for actual families from each week's episode.

[10/03/11 - 12:20 PM]
Sara Canning and Greystone Holt Star in "Hannah's Law," A Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere Spring 2012
Kimberly Elise, Danny Glover, Billy Zane, Ryan Kennedy and John Pyper-Ferguson also star in the project.

[10/03/11 - 12:15 PM]
Lifetime Orders New Series, "After the Runway," to Air Immediately Following "Project Runway"
The half-hour series will premiere Thursday, October 6 at 10:30/9:30c and air for the remainder of its ninth season.

[10/03/11 - 11:42 AM]
Comedy Central: November 2011 Programming Highlights
On tap are stand-up specials from Pablo Francisco, T.J. Miller and Donald Glover.

[10/03/11 - 11:10 AM]
Syfy's Annual "31 Days of Halloween" Spook-a-thon Unleashes Over 600 Hours of Bone-Chilling Programming, October 1-31
Said lineup includes the return of "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" plus original movies "Zombie Apocalypse" and "Terror Beneath."

[10/03/11 - 11:06 AM]
Syfy Will Imagine a Greater Halloween With Sponsorship of New York City's Holiday Events Through "31 Days of HalloweeNYC," On-the-Ground Partnership With NYC & Company
The sponsorship will culminate with the integration of the 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan into the "Ghost Hunters Live" telecast.

[10/03/11 - 09:54 AM]
"Project Runway All Stars" and "Project Accessory" to Premiere Back-to-Back Thursday, November 3, on Lifetime
Angela Lindvall and Molly Sims host the respective series, which will air at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c.

[10/03/11 - 09:03 AM]
Ty Pennington Joins Fashion Guru Tim Gunn for ABC Daytime's "The Revolution"
The series, due in January, will follow one woman's five-month weight loss journey in just five days.

[10/03/11 - 08:57 AM]
ABC Sunday Series Mark Strong Retention Against NFL-Fueled Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 2.

[10/03/11 - 08:52 AM]
Fourth Consecutive Most-Viewed Fiscal Year for ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for the fiscal year to date.

[10/03/11 - 08:48 AM]
Graham Norton Asks America "Would You Rather?"
Whoopi Goldberg, Cyndi Lauper, Stanley Tucci, Alan Cumming, Scott Adsit and Judah Friedlander are among the panelists on the BBC America series, premiering Saturday, November 5.

[10/03/11 - 08:35 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "SNF" Keeps NBC in Front
Plus: "Pan Am" sinks in its second week; "The Good Wife" falls well short of last year's "Undercover Boss."

[10/03/11 - 08:23 AM]
Oxygen Media Plays Matchmaker Again When "Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too" Returns on December 5 at 10PM ET/PT
Judi (season seven), Kori (season six) and Sydney (season six) will compete and search for love from a pool of 13 eligible suitors.

[10/03/11 - 07:59 AM]
Jets-Ravens on "Sunday Night Football" Powers NBC to Another Sunday Night Win
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 2.

[10/03/11 - 07:01 AM]
Disney Channel's First-Ever Talent Competition Exclusively for Kids and Tweens, "Make Your Mark: Ultimate Dance Off -'Shake It Up' Edition," Premieres Friday, October 14
The grand prize is a "Spotlight Dance" on an upcoming episode of "Shake It Up."

[10/03/11 - 06:59 AM]
Bio Channel Brings Back Two Original Hit Series "My Ghost Story" and "Celebrity Ghost Stories"
"My Ghost Story" returns Saturday, October 15 while "Celebrity Ghost Stories" bows a new season on Saturday, October 29.

[10/03/11 - 06:51 AM]
HGTV's Fall/Winter Programming Offers More Peeping and Personalities
Production is underway for more than thirty new series and specials as well as new episodes of popular returning series.







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[07/30/14 - 01:05 PM]
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Premiering Wednesday, August 6, this action-packed series follows these courageous fighters as they battle the elements, save hundreds of lives, and ultimately, change the course of history forever.

[07/30/14 - 12:45 PM]
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[07/30/14 - 12:38 PM]
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[07/30/14 - 12:00 PM]
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[07/30/14 - 10:51 AM]
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[07/30/14 - 10:30 AM]
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[07/30/14 - 09:59 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Guest Star on the Hub Network's "Kid President(R): Declaration of Awesome" Discussing the Importance of Healthy Eating and Exercise, Airing August 9
The episode also includes celebrity appearances by Christina Applegate, Reggie Watts, Carrie Brownstein and the PS22 Chorus from New York.

[07/30/14 - 09:43 AM]
"Squidbillies" and "Mr. Pickles" Debut September 21st on Adult Swim!
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[07/30/14 - 08:51 AM]
NBC Wins Tuesday Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers Among the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 29.

[07/30/14 - 08:41 AM]
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[07/30/14 - 08:24 AM]
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The Peacock doubles second place ABC among adults 18-49.

[07/30/14 - 08:17 AM]
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ESPN.com's MLB trade deadline content will be headlined by Rumor Central and a live, interactive chat with ESPN Insiders beginning at 10 a.m. and running through 5 p.m.

[07/30/14 - 08:16 AM]
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ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 29.

[07/30/14 - 07:58 AM]
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NBCSN spins the numbers for the past 50 weeks to date.

[07/30/14 - 07:37 AM]
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