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[10/28/11 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 28
Updates include: Lisa Ling sells "No. One Son" to ABC; Dan Fogelman lands pilot order at the Alphabet; and Ryan Johnson joins the cast of USA's "Fairly Legal."

[10/28/11 - 05:26 PM]
ABC Family Casts Chelsea Kane in "Baby Daddy" Pilot
Derek Theler and Cameron Deane also star in the half-hour comedy, from executive producer Dan Berendsen.

[10/28/11 - 05:16 PM]
Homey Do Play That... FOX to Air Specials Based on Groundbreaking Sketch Comedy Series "In Living Color"
Keenen Ivory Wayans will host and executive produce the two half-hour specials, due this spring.

[10/28/11 - 04:33 PM]
TLC Set to Premiere New Season of Fan Favorite "Quints by Surprise"
The third season, due Tuesday, November 8 at 10:00/9:00c, will span six half-hour episodes.

[10/28/11 - 03:48 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Allen Gregory" Co-Stars Nat Faxon & French Stewart
Part two of two from our visit with the cast of the FOX series.

[10/28/11 - 03:47 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Allen Gregory" Co-Star Will Forte
Part one of two from our visit with the cast of the FOX series.

[10/28/11 - 03:30 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Beavis and Butt-Head" Tops the Competition
MTV's revival bests the likes of "Project Runway," "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" and more last night.

[10/28/11 - 02:38 PM]
Halloween Is About to Get Even Scarier This Year, When MTV Airs a Special Marathon of "Teen Wolf" on October 31
From the first bite to the final fight, all 12 episodes will air back-to-back beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET/PT.

[10/28/11 - 02:02 PM]
"Boost Mobile Be Heard" Sweepstakes Offers Fans Chance to Attend a FOX Animation Domination Table Read in Los Angeles
Viewers and fans can enter the sweepstakes by texting "BOOST" to 77000 on Boost Mobile devices and by logging on to www.fox.com/boost.

[10/28/11 - 12:35 PM]
Animation Is Back in a Big Way on MTV, With the Stellar Return of the All-New "Beavis and Butt-Head," and Premiere of New Series "Good Vibes"
MTV spins the numbers for Thursday, October 27.

[10/28/11 - 12:31 PM]
"Would You Rather...? with Graham Norton" to Premiere on Saturday, December 3, 11:00pm ET/PT on BBC America
The panel show, part of the network's "Ministry of Laughs" comedy block, was previously set to bow on Saturday, November 5.

[10/28/11 - 11:57 AM]
Syfy Films Acquires First Project With "Wild Cards"
Melinda Snodgrass will pen the script with George R.R. Martin also serving as an executive producer.

[10/28/11 - 11:30 AM]
The CW and Hulu Sign Five-Year Licensing Agreement for Current Season Programming
Beginning later this year, visitors will be able to watch five episodes of current season programming eight days after airing on The CW.

[10/28/11 - 10:49 AM]
"CMA Close Up Presents Road to the CMA Awards" - 30-Minute Special Showcasing 2011 CMA Awards Nominees to Air on Local ABC Affiliates
"This special was an incredible success last year," said CMA Chief Executive Officer Steve Moore.

[10/28/11 - 10:48 AM]
Live Twitter Chat With "Once Upon a Time" Actress Lana Parrilla on Sunday, October 30
The actress will be up on Twitter at @LanaParrilla, during the West Coast broadcast of the show.

[10/28/11 - 09:53 AM]
VH1 Rakes in Big Primetime Ratings in October
VH1 spins the numbers for the month of October.

[10/28/11 - 09:38 AM]
MTV's New Series "Chelsea Settles" and Docu-Series "I Used to Be Fat" Shift Tuesday Night Timeslots Beginning November 1
"Chelsea Settles" will now lead off the night at 10:00/9:00c followed by "I Used To Be Fat" at 10:30/9:30c.

[10/28/11 - 09:36 AM]
CBS Pulls Tonight's "A Gifted Man," "CSI: NY" and "Blue Bloods" Originals in Favor of Repeats
The Eye opts not to compete against FOX's coverage of Game 7 of the World Series.

[10/28/11 - 09:12 AM]
"Top Gear" Executive Producer Andy Wilman Reveals "Top Gear's" Top 40 Challenges in New BBC America Series
The series premieres Monday, November 28, with back-to-back premiere episodes at 8:00/7:00c and 9:00/8:00c each week.

[10/28/11 - 09:10 AM]
Current TV's Award-Winning Investigative Series "Vanguard" Returns With Six New Episodes Beginning Monday, October 31 at 9:00 PM ET
Upcoming topics include "Arming the Mexican Cartels," "Islamophobia," "Under the Knife Abroad" and "The War on Weed."

[10/28/11 - 09:05 AM]
ABC's Thursday Surges Against the World Series
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 27.

[10/28/11 - 08:48 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX's Game 6 Dings NBC Lineup
"Community," "Parks & Recreation," "The Office" and "Prime Suspect" set or match series lows on the night.

[10/28/11 - 08:34 AM]
Bio Channel Presents "Jeff Dunham: Birth of a Dummy" - Premieres Tuesday, November 22 at 8PM EST & 9PM PST
The 90-minute special "delivers exclusive, unprecedented access to the life of the entertainer who single-handedly made ventriloquism hip again."

[10/28/11 - 07:52 AM]
Interview: "A Gifted Man" Executive Producer Neal Baer
The Patrick Wilson-led drama continues with a new episode tonight at 8:00/7:00c on CBS.

[10/27/11 - 10:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 27
Updates include: Eric Winter bound for "Scent of the Missing" at TNT; Kell Cahoon brings "Mrs. Miller" to ABC; and Ellen Pompeo to produce a drama at the Alphabet.

[10/27/11 - 04:00 PM]
Episode 4 of "American Horror Story" Hits Series High
FX spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 26.

[10/27/11 - 03:54 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Psych" Hits Season High for USA
The veteran drama is also the night's most-watched program on cable.

[10/27/11 - 03:43 PM]
Syfy's Hit Series "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" Leaps 30% in Adults 25-54 and 16% Among Adults 18-49 During Second Week Telecast
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 26.

[10/27/11 - 03:19 PM]
FX Acquires New Sitcom Starring Charlie Sheen - "Anger Management"
FX has ordered 10 episodes of Anger Management from Lionsgate-owned distributor Debmar-Mercury, with an option for 90 more.

[10/27/11 - 01:02 PM]
Hallmark Channel Launches a New Holiday Tradition: A Christmas TV Ratings System for All Original Programs in the Network's Annual "Countdown to Christmas" Campaign
The Christmas TV ratings include: S for Santa, T for Christmas Tree, J for Joy, F for Family Meal, G for Gathering, P for Presents and C for Caring.

[10/27/11 - 12:33 PM]
Take a Trip Down Memory Lane With Bravo Special "The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Before They Were Stars"
Plus: "The Millionaire Matchmaker" moves to Tuesday nights at 9:00/8:00c starting November 1.

[10/27/11 - 12:12 PM]
Jay Leno, Jimmy Fallon and Carson Daly Encores Grow vs. the Same Week Last Year in Total Viewers
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 17-21.

[10/27/11 - 12:02 PM]
"Basketball Wives LA" Goes Into Overtime During the Season Finale and Two-Part Reunion Special
Said stunts will keep the series going through Monday, November 28 on the cable channel.

[10/27/11 - 11:32 AM]
Discovery Channel Fan Favorite Jesse James Returns to Battle Senior and Junior in the Ultimate Bike Competition on "American Chopper Live"
The special two night event airs live from Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas on Monday, December 5 and Tuesday, December 6.

[10/27/11 - 11:10 AM]
Final Nominees Announced for the Sprint New Artist of the Year Award for The "2011 American Music Awards," Live, November 20 on ABC
The nominees were the top new artists based on sales and airplay from December 2010 - August 2011.

[10/27/11 - 09:54 AM]
Spike TV Hires Alex Eastburg as Vice President, Original Series
Eastburg will report to Tim Duffy, senior vice president of original series and be responsible for overseeing development of the network's non-scripted series.

[10/27/11 - 09:35 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory's" Kaley Cuoco to Host the "People's Choice Awards 2012" Airing Wednesday, January 11 on CBS
"Kaley is sexy, funny and smart - everything you want in a host - everything you get to see each week on 'The Big Bang Theory,'" said Jack Sussman.

[10/27/11 - 09:29 AM]
"DC Cupcakes" Returns on Friday, November 11 at 10 PM ET/PT with "My Sweet Wedding," A One-Hour Television Event
The special will be preceded by a "DC Cupcakes"-themed installment of "Say Yes to the Dress" at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/27/11 - 09:23 AM]
ABC Wins Wednesday as the Net's Comedies Hit Series Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 26.

[10/27/11 - 09:17 AM]
"Survivor" Delivers Largest Audience Since Last December; Best Adults 18-49 Rating Since September
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 26.

[10/27/11 - 08:45 AM]
The CW November Sweep Highlights
The netlet details its programming highlights for the sweeps period, which begins tonight (SPOILERS!).

[10/27/11 - 08:44 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Climbs to Victory Over CBS
Even with "Modern Family" a repeat, the Alphabet's originals posts week-to-week gains.

[10/27/11 - 07:42 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Delivers its Best Repeat-Week Numbers in Nearly 4 Years
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 17-21.

[10/27/11 - 07:04 AM]
NBC to Air "The Clios: World's Best Commercials" In a Primetime Special, Hosted by JB Smoove
Jason Bateman, Kevin Bacon, Will Arnett, Larry Bird, Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan are among those featured in the one-hour special.

[10/27/11 - 07:01 AM]
VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul With Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson, Jill Scott, Florence + The Machine, Kelly Clarkson and Jessie J
The annual special premieres Monday, December 19 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/27/11 - 06:07 AM]
Discovery Networks International Commissions Nutopia to Produce Groundbreaking Factual Series, "How We Invented the World" for Discovery Channel Worldwide
The project "will be filmed around the planet and using a new global creative model, and will be adapted and customized for each of Discovery's key territories."

[10/27/11 - 06:01 AM]
Wil Willis Gives Viewers Military History and High-Speed Action in Military Channel's Explosive New Series, "Triggers: Weapons That Changed the World"
The six-part series premieres Wednesday, November 30 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[10/27/11 - 06:01 AM]
"The Wendy Williams Show" Is Going All Shameless All November
On tap are Snooki, "The Situation," Kris Jenner, Shaquille O'Neal, Star Jones and plenty of "Real Housewives."

[10/27/11 - 05:01 AM]
"The Dr. Oz Show" Kicks Off November Sweeps with All-New, Informative and Thought-Provoking Episodes
Upcoming guests include Tyra Banks, Joel Osteen and Montel Williams.

[10/27/11 - 03:01 AM]
"The Nate Berkus Show" This November ... Nate's Pulling Out All the Stops
Highlights include a visit with First Lady Michelle Obama on Monday, November 7.







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