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[10/05/11 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 5
Updates include: Jon Favreau, Seth Green book "Ex-Comm" at ABC; Ashley Miller, Zack Stentz bring "Magicians" to FOX; and ABC's "Million Dollar Mind Game" to finally bow on Sunday, October 23.

[10/05/11 - 04:59 PM]
Lifetime Reschedules "Possessing Piper Rose" for Saturday, October 29
The film, starring Rebecca Romijn and David Cubitt, was previously slated for Monday, October 24.

[10/05/11 - 04:35 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: MLB Postseason Sparks TBS, TNT
Plus: numbers for A&E's "Gene Simmons Family Jewels," Bravo's "Mad Fashion" and ESPN's "Renée."

[10/05/11 - 03:36 PM]
truTV's "Hardcore Pawn" Scores Network Best 2.5 Million Viewers
truTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 4.

[10/05/11 - 02:53 PM]
"The BET Hip Hop Awards 2011" Air Tuesday, October 11 at 8:00 P.M. Followed by the Series Premiere of "Reed Between the Lines"
Tracee Ellis Ross and Malcom-Jamal Warner topline the comedy, which also stars Anna Maria Horsford and Melissa DeSousa.

[10/05/11 - 02:12 PM]
DirecTV's New "Nick and Artie Show" Coming to a Radio (and TV) Near You
The Nick DiPaolo and Artie Lange-hosted series will begin simulcasting on The Audience Network this spring.

[10/05/11 - 01:32 PM]
"Hey Dude" and The Return of Stick Stickly Take TeenNick's "The '90s Are All That" Into Prime-Time
The rotating block of iconic Nickelodeon '90s shows will kick off its new 10 p.m. - 12 a.m. time slot on Friday, October 7.

[10/05/11 - 12:59 PM]
CBS Gives "2 Broke Girls" a Full Season Order
The comedy is the season's top new series in both viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/05/11 - 12:40 PM]
"Pixie Hollow Games," A New Disney Fairies Animated Special, Premieres Saturday, November 19 on Disney Channel
The project's voice ensemble includes Brenda Song, Jason Dolley, Tiffany Thornton and Zendaya.

[10/05/11 - 12:07 PM]
CBS Dominates Live + 3-Day Playback With Seven of the Top 10 Programs in Viewers and Five of the Top 10 in Adults 18-49, More Than Any Other Network
CBS further spins the numbers for weeks of September 19-30.

[10/05/11 - 11:51 AM]
Spike TV's "Scream Awards 2011" Bids Farewell to the "Harry Potter" Franchise With Special Tribute
Plus: Robert Downey Jr. accept the Hero Award while Nicolas Cage will receive the Maverick Award.

[10/05/11 - 11:43 AM]
MTV Takes an Emotional Journey With Two Young Adults in "Coming Out," Premiering Tuesday, October 11 at 7PM ET/PT
The one-hour special, from Bunim-Murray Productions, is timed with National Coming Out Day.

[10/05/11 - 10:48 AM]
Season Premiere of "Rules of Engagement" Moves to Saturday, October 15
A rebroadcast of "Mike & Molly" will instead air this Saturday at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/05/11 - 10:01 AM]
Academy Award(R)-Winning Screenwriter Diablo Cody Launches Web Series on L Studio
"Red Band Trailer" will feature John Krasinski, Jack Black, Zooey Deschanel, Joel McHale, Amanda Seyfried and Sarah Silverman.

[10/05/11 - 09:14 AM]
CBS Wins Tuesday in Viewers and Adults 25-54; "NCIS" and "Unforgettable" Sweep Time Periods
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 4.

[10/05/11 - 08:51 AM]
CMT Reveals Its "Artists of the Year" - Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley and Taylor Swift
The 90-minute special premieres Tuesday, December 13 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/05/11 - 08:48 AM]
ABC's "Body of Proof" Surges at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 4.

[10/05/11 - 08:45 AM]
Ring-a-Ding-Ding Baby... He's Back!! Second Season of "Call Me Fitz" Premieres on DirecTV's Audience Network November 3
The show's sophomore run kicks off Thursday, November 3 at 9:30/8:30c.

[10/05/11 - 08:41 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "New Girl" Doesn't Skip a Beat
"Glee," "Raising Hope" likewise replicate their week two numbers for FOX.

[10/05/11 - 08:33 AM]
New Speed(TM) Original "Whipped" Challenges a Car Owner's Sensibilities
The automotive based game and racing show set to premiere in 2012.

[10/05/11 - 08:22 AM]
TBS Delivers a 5.2 Metered Market Rating For Network's Exclusive Coverage of ALDS Game Four of Yankees-Tigers Series
TBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 4.

[10/05/11 - 08:21 AM]
American Family Insurance to Present "The Ride: The Road to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl," Premiering Sunday, November 13 at Versus
The former MTV2 series will air Sundays at 3:30 p.m. ET for six weeks.

[10/05/11 - 06:26 AM]
3net - The 24/7 3D Network from Sony, Discovery and IMAX - Ushers in October With Original Series Debuts and World Television Premieres
The diverse premiere lineup includes the original "docu-fable" adult drama series "Scary Tales."

[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.







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[10/22/14 - 04:00 PM]
New Primetime Special "Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy" to Premiere Sunday, November 23 on Disney Channel
The high-stakes adventure features a special appearance by Rapunzel, voiced by Mandy Moore, who reprises her role from Disney's "Tangled."

[10/22/14 - 03:19 PM]
Bravo Media Renews "Below Deck" for Third Season as Finale Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with Over 1.4 Million Total Viewers
Plus: look for "The Crew Tells All" next Tuesday, October 28 and a reunion special the following Tuesday, November 4.

[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 1 Drives FOX to Prime Time Ratings Win
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 01:37 PM]
Lifetime Greenlights Limited Series "Lizzie Borden: The Fall River Chronicles"
Christina Ricci will reprise her haunting role as the notorious murder suspect she portrayed in the network's hit original movie "Lizzie Borden Took An Ax."

[10/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Sneak Play of "Becoming," from LeBron James' Springhill Production Company and ESPN Films, Added at 5:30 P.M. Sunday, October 26 on Disney XD
It will also be presented in the previously announced 8:00 p.m. timeslot on Disney XD and on Friday, November 7 (7:00 p.m., ET/4:00 p.m., PT) on ESPN.

[10/22/14 - 12:44 PM]
Animal Planet's "Finding Bigfoot" Returns with Search for World's Largest Sasquatch
On Sunday, November 9, the series returns with a special two-hour episode that takes Bigfoot Field Research Organization (BFRO) president Matt Moneymaker, researchers James "Bobo" Fay and Cliff Barackman and skeptical scientist Ranae Holland off to the wilds of Alaska.

[10/22/14 - 11:31 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for Eighth Season January 13 at 9PM
In a twist on the show's traditional format, three former champions, Rayce Bird (Season 2), Anthony Kosar (Season 4) and Laura Tyler (Season 5), will return in the premiere and select teams of five new artists who they will coach throughout the season.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/22/14 - 11:05 AM]
Comedy Icon Steve Coogan to Star in "Happyish" on Showtime(R)
He'll succeed the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the project, a comedic, soul-searching examination of our pursuit of happiness, a pursuit that might just be the very thing causing our unhappiness in the first place.

[10/22/14 - 11:04 AM]
Discovery Family Channel to Premiere the Third Season of Hasbro Studios' Popular Animated Series "Transformers Rescue Bots," November 1
The season three premiere of "Transformers Rescue Bots" returns with the episode "Land Before Prime," where Optimus Prime is forced to embrace his primal side when the Rescue Bots discover a mysterious island filled with dinosaurs.

[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Delivers Its Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 10:49 AM]
First-Ever LEGO(R) Batman Television Special, "LEGO DC Comics: Batman: Be-Leaguered," Premieres October 27 on Cartoon Network
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, this powerhouse partnership between the LEGO Group and DC Entertainment is a funny, lighthearted tale new to the DC Comics universe.

[10/22/14 - 10:42 AM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Adds Performances by Alan Jackson, and Brad Paisley with Rock Legend Steven Tyler
Artists previously announced include Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Sara Evans, Lucy Hale, Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Idina Menzel, Nettles, LeAnn Rimes, Michael W. Smith, and Carrie Underwood.

[10/22/14 - 10:41 AM]
Inspired by the Success of "Shark Tank" ABC Announces the Launch of "Beyond the Tank"
"Beyond the Tank" will feature a look back at past "Shark Tank" pitches and deals to examine the highs and lows that can come from an appearance in the tank.

[10/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Cold Justice" Spinoff
Rather than tackling homicides, however, the new series will focus on sex crimes.