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[10/13/11 - 10:48 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 13
Updates include: Steven Bochco, David Milch reteam for NBC drama; Aasif Mandvi, Craig Kilborn book comedies at CBS, ABC; and HBO to bring "The Kids Are All Right" to the small screen.

[10/13/11 - 03:52 PM]
Week 2 of "American Horror Story" Ranks as the Most-Watched Program of the Night in Basic Cable in Women 18-49
FX spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 12.

[10/13/11 - 03:45 PM]
Season Two of Disney Channel's Hit Animated Series "Fish Hooks," Premieres Friday, November 4
Plus: Felicia Day, Wallace Shawn and Doug Brochu joins the show's recurring cast.

[10/13/11 - 03:44 PM]
Disney Channel Orders Musical Pilot "Zombies and Cheerleaders"
Todd Strauss Schulson ("A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas") will direct while Eric Weinberg ("Death Valley") is among the executive producers.

[10/13/11 - 03:36 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "South Park" Upsets NLCS, "American Horror Story" in Demos
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Work of Art," USA's "Psych" and Lifetime's "Dance Moms" special.

[10/13/11 - 01:40 PM]
"Revenge," "Suburgatory" First to Full Seasons at ABC
Plus: the Alphabet has asked for six additional scripts of its sophomore comedy "Happy Endings."

[10/13/11 - 01:32 PM]
Video: Darth Maul Returns to the Star Wars Saga This Spring in "Star Wars: The Clone Wars"
"The decision to continue Darth Maul's story was something that came directly from George," Lucasfilm says in the announcement.

[10/13/11 - 12:36 PM]
"E! THS: Casey Anthony" to Premiere Wednesday, October 19 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on E!
The special features interviews with "Anthony's former boyfriends, a former high school friend, former defense attorneys, journalists intimately familiar with her story and Zenaida Gonzalez."

[10/13/11 - 12:22 PM]
truTV Orders Pilot of "Guinness World Records Gone Wild," Hosted by Jamie Kennedy
The series will "feature average, everyday folks taking their shot at landing a place in the famed record book."

[10/13/11 - 12:02 PM]
"Million Dollar Mind Game" Premieres Sunday, October 23 on ABC
Vernon Kay hosts the series, which will air in the afternoon slot of 4:00/3:00c.

[10/13/11 - 11:00 AM]
Spike TV's "Scream Awards 2011" Names Screen Legend Paul Reubens As Its "Visionary Award" Recipient
The two-hour event premieres on Spike TV on Tuesday, October 18 and will be simulcast on VH1 and VH1 Classic.

[10/13/11 - 10:19 AM]
Acclaimed Action Thriller "Person of Interest" to Screen at New York Comic Con 2011 on Saturday, October 15
The episode screening will feature an exclusive introduction by series star Michael Emerson shot specifically for the audience.

[10/13/11 - 09:43 AM]
Ted Koppel Named Special Correspondent, "Rock Center with Brian Williams"
As previously announced, the newsmagazine rolls out Monday, October 31 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/13/11 - 09:41 AM]
How Garbage Transformed the World's Great Cities - "Trashopolis" - New Smithsonian Channel Series Premieres Sunday, November 6 at 8PM ET/PT
The five-episode series is narrated by comic book writer and rock musician Jesse Blaze Snider, the son of Twisted Sister front-man Dee Snider.

[10/13/11 - 09:39 AM]
Mark Hoppus Returns to Fuse for Fall Season of "Hoppus on Music"
New episodes begin October 28 and will air every Friday at 11:00/10:00c.

[10/13/11 - 09:33 AM]
It's a Scare-Rific Sunday With All-New Halloween-Themed Episodes Airing October 30 on FOX
Said animated lineup includes the series premiere of "Allen Gregory" at 8:30/7:30c.

[10/13/11 - 09:26 AM]
A Growing ABC Wins Wednesday in Adults 18-49/"Revenge" is Up to Win at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 12.

[10/13/11 - 09:09 AM]
"Survivor," "Criminal Minds," "CSI" Win Time Periods in Viewers; CBS Tops Wednesday
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 12.

[10/13/11 - 08:53 AM]
USA Network and The Moth, In Partnership With Charter and Comcast, Extend Award-Winning Characters Unite National Storytelling Tour "A More Perfect Union: Stories of Prejudice and Power"
The tour resumes this month in Washington, D.C. with a Mainstage showcase on October 26 featuring Christopher Gorham, Forest Whitaker, Meghan McCain, Greg Walloch, Kevin Jacobsen and Jeffery Rudell.

[10/13/11 - 08:40 AM]
"Project Accessory" to Premiere on October 27 Following the "Project Runway" Season 9 Finale
Plus: "Project Runway All Stars," originally set to debut November 3, will now premiere in 2012.

[10/13/11 - 08:21 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Happy Endings" Perks Up as ABC Takes Demo Crown
The sophomore series posts the night's largest week-to-week gains.

[10/13/11 - 07:51 AM]
Warner Bros. Television Group and CBS Corporation Sign Multi-Year Output Deal With Netflix for CW Network Programming
Programming available to Netflix members will include the eight dramas on The CW's Fall 2011 schedule.

[10/13/11 - 07:37 AM]
HBO Revises Debut Dates for "Angry Boys" and "The Life and Times of Tim"
"Boys" now debuts Sunday, January 8 at 10:00/9:00c while "Tim" returns Friday, December 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/13/11 - 07:02 AM]
Syfy to Launch New Holiday Themed Saturday Original Movies Beginning This Halloween With "Zombie Apocalypse," Starring Ving Rhames, Saturday, October 29 at 9PM
Other titles include "Snowmageddon" on December 10 and "St. Patrick's Day Leprechaun" on March 17.

[10/13/11 - 07:01 AM]
Starz Entertainment Announces Record Sampling Opportunities for "Boss" Series Debut
The first episode will be available for sampling online and on-demand beginning October 14, one week ahead of its premiere.

[10/13/11 - 06:24 AM]
Nominees Announced for Second Annual "American Country Awards" Airing Live Monday, December 5, on FOX
Jason Aldean and Zac Brown Band lead the nominees with eight nominations each; Thompson Square earned seven nods; and The Band Perry and Taylor Swift each garnered six.

[10/13/11 - 05:01 AM]
"Black Girls Rock!(TM) 2011" to Honor Angela Davis, Shirley Caesar, Taraji P. Henson, Laurel J. Richie, Imani Walker, Malika Saada Saar, and Tatyana Ali as This Year's Celebrants
The two-hour event "will be a star-studded evening celebrating the strengths, triumphs and talents of Black women."

[10/13/11 - 12:43 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Secret Circle" Co-Star Phoebe Tonkin
Part four of four from our visit with the cast of The CW series.

[10/13/11 - 12:42 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Secret Circle" Co-Star Britt Robertson
Part three of four from our visit with the cast of The CW series.

[10/13/11 - 12:41 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Secret Circle" Co-Star Shelley Hennig
Part two of four from our visit with the cast of The CW series.

[10/13/11 - 12:40 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Secret Circle" Co-Star Thomas Dekker
Part one of four from our visit with the cast of The CW series.

[10/13/11 - 12:13 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The League" Co-Stars Stephen Rannazzisi, Katie Aselton & Mark Duplass
Part three of three from our visit with the cast & creators of the FX series.

[10/13/11 - 12:12 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The League" Co-Stars Paul Scheer, Jon LaJoie & Nick Kroll
Part two of three from our visit with the cast & creators of the FX series.

[10/13/11 - 12:11 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The League" Creators Jackie & Jeff Schaffer
Part one of three from our visit with the cast & creators of the FX series.

[10/12/11 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 12
Updates include: Ashley Tisdale is "Under Construction" at ABC; Tricia Helfer, Gerald McRaney to star in TNT's "Scent of the Missing"; and NBC asks "Prime Suspect" for six more scripts.

[10/12/11 - 05:40 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Hip Hop Awards" Puts BET on Top
Plus: numbers for "Reed Between the Lines," MTV's "I Used to Be Fat" and the conclusion of Animal Planet's "Viking Wilderness."

[10/12/11 - 05:35 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "MNF" Posts Second Largest Audience of Season
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "American Guns," MTV's "(Dis)connected" and Lifetime's "Five."

[10/12/11 - 05:17 PM]
American League Championship Series Rain Delay Pushes Start of "The X Factor" 'Judges' Homes' Round to Tomorrow
Plus: part two of the "Judges' Homes" round will now air Sunday, October 16, if no ALCS Game #7.

[10/12/11 - 03:03 PM]
The CW Gives Full Season Orders to "Hart of Dixie," "Ringer" and "The Secret Circle"
"We believe in the creative strength of these dramas, and by giving them back nine orders we can give our audience the chance to enjoy complete seasons of all three of them," said Mark Pedowitz.

[10/12/11 - 02:35 PM]
MTV Is Moving Cops Earlier and Zombies Later on Monday Nights, Starting October 17
"Ridiculousness" still leads off the night at 10:00/9:00c, now followed by "Cuff'd" at 10:30/9:30c and "Death Valley" at 11:00/10:00c.

[10/12/11 - 01:30 PM]
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like ABC Family's Annual "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas," and "25 Days of Christmas" Programming Events
Originals include "12 Dates of Christmas," starring Amy Smart and Mark-Paul Gosselaar, and "Desperately Seeking Santa," featuring Laura Vandervoort.

[10/12/11 - 12:23 PM]
The 2011 Adult Swim Fall Block Party Hits College Towns
T-Mobile USA is behind the 10-City carnival tour, which kicks off in Tallahassee on October 16.

[10/12/11 - 12:16 PM]
Discovery Fit & Health Original Series Reconstructs the Lives of Those "Facing Trauma"
The weekly series, the pilot for which aired in February, makes its world premiere debut on Wednesday, October 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/12/11 - 12:00 PM]
CBS Leads Television's Comedy Surge
CBS spins its comedy numbers for the season to date.

[10/12/11 - 11:35 AM]
Gigantic! Productions Names George McTeague SVP of Production & Development
McTeague previously served as MTV's Vice-President of East Coast Development.

[10/12/11 - 11:00 AM]
"Haven" Renewed for Season Three
13 new episodes are due in 2012 from independent studio Entertainment One.

[10/12/11 - 10:45 AM]
"The 45th Annual CMA Awards" Will Feature Natasha Bedingfield Performing With Rascal Flatts and Kenny Chesney Performing With Grace Potter
Previously announced performers include Jason Aldean, The Band Perry, Faith Hill, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift and Keith Urban.

[10/12/11 - 10:37 AM]
"A Game Of Honor" - Documentary Film Chronicling Army and Navy Football To Premiere On Showtime In December
Check out the trailer to the upcoming project, plus look for a 10-week web series leading up to the premiere on CBSSports.com.

[10/12/11 - 10:14 AM]
Larry King Sits Down for Rare Interview with Johnny Depp - Sunday, October 16
The interview will air on CNN at 8pm ET and again at 11pm and 2am ET.

[10/12/11 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Renews Emmy(R)-Winning Drama Series "Boardwalk Empire" for Third Season
"The response from the media and our viewers has been extremely gratifying," the network's Michael Lombardo said about the series.







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