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[11/04/11 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 4
Updates include: Marc Buckland books two projects at NBC; Comedy Central orders "My Mans" presentation; and Lionsgate pitches animated "Harold & Kumar" series.

[11/04/11 - 04:27 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: FX's "Sunny," MTV's "Beavis" Share Demo Honors
Plus: USA's "Burn Notice" returns as the night's most-watched original, however with a season low.

[11/04/11 - 03:45 PM]
Emmy Award-Winning Actress Megan Mullally Takes Charge When She Joins the Cast of "Breaking In" on FOX
She'll play the new boss of Contra Security, after a corporate conglomerate takes control of the company.

[11/04/11 - 01:36 PM]
Nathan Lane, Cheyenne Jackson and Ken Jenkins to Star in New USA Comedy Pilot
Douglas McGrath will write, direct and executive produce the untitled single-camera project.

[11/04/11 - 01:12 PM]
NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products and QMx Interactive Launch "Warehouse 13" Farnsworth Video Communicator App
Users will be able to exchange video and audio messages in the signature interface of the steampunk communications device from the Syfy series.

[11/04/11 - 12:52 PM]
History Announces "Vietnam in HD" - Premieres Tuesday November 8, Wednesday, November 9 and Thursday November 10, 9pm ET/PT
Michael C. Hall narrates the mini-series, from the producers of "WWII in HD."

[11/04/11 - 09:12 AM]
"The Mentalist" Sees Its Best Adult 18-49 Rating Since April and Largest Audience Since Its Season Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, November 3.

[11/04/11 - 08:55 AM]
ABC Self Starter "Grey's" is Thursday's No. 1 Drama in Adults 18-49 for the 7th Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 3.

[11/04/11 - 08:41 AM]
"Weed Wars" Premieres Thursday, December 1 at 10PM E/P, Simulcast on Discovery and Discovery Fit & Health
The newcomer was previously slated to bow on Sunday, November 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/04/11 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bones" Returns Strong for FOX
The veteran drama posts its best season premiere numbers since 2008.

[11/04/11 - 08:33 AM]
CMT Gives Thanks for Music With a Premiere-Packed November
Beginning this weekend, CMT celebrates the 2011 CMA Awards all week long with themed music hours, specials and its annual live red carpet show.

[11/04/11 - 05:07 AM]
Sundance Channel Signs on to Co-Produce Jane Campion's "Top of the Lake"
Elisabeth Moss, Holly Hunter, Peter Mullan and David Wenham star in the seven-part project, written by Campion and Gerard Lee.

[11/03/11 - 10:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 3
Updates include: NBC greenlights "Isabel" pilot; Spike TV eyes "Luggage Wars" series; and ABC targets "Beautiful Gangsters" for summer.

[11/03/11 - 09:02 PM]
"The X Factor" Voting Results for November 3
Plus: Willow Smith will perform on the next results show Thursday, November 10.

[11/03/11 - 04:17 PM]
Encores of "America's Next Top Model" to Replace "Ringer" Repeats on Wednesday Nights
Said rebroadcasts will lead into original episodes of "Top Model" at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/03/11 - 03:51 PM]
ABC Gives Full Seasons to "Happy Endings," "Last Man Standing" & "Once Upon a Time"
The trio joins previous pickups "Revenge" and "Suburgatory."

[11/03/11 - 03:49 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "South Park," "Horror Story" Share Demo Crown
Meanwhile, USA's "Psych" is last night's most-watched original on cable.

[11/03/11 - 02:51 PM]
Tony(R) Award-Winning Actress Marissa Jaret Winokur Joins George Segal, Jessica Walter and Johnathan McClain in TV Land's Hit Original Sitcom "Retired at 35"
Marissa Jaret Winokur will play Amy, the clever, but romantically challenged daughter of Alan (Segal) and Elaine (Walter) and sister of David (McClain).

[11/03/11 - 02:38 PM]
Shaquille O'Neal to Host Cartoon Network's Second Annual Hall of Game Awards
Last year 1,487,000 total viewers tuned in and more than 37 million voted online for their favorite sports stars.

[11/03/11 - 01:10 PM]
"A Very Gaga Thanksgiving" to Air November 24 on ABC
The 90-minute special features an interview with Katie Couric plus a duet of "The Lady is a Tramp" with Tony Bennett.

[11/03/11 - 01:09 PM]
"The Thanksgiving Day Parade on CBS" Kicks Off the Network's Holiday Season of Special Events
Said lineup includes the Eye's annual rebroadcasts of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and "Frosty the Snowman."

[11/03/11 - 12:46 PM]
NBC's "Parks and Recreation" Takes a Road Trip in Its First Web Series on NBC.com Thursday, November 3
The five-episode, online-only series will feature Andy (Chris Pratt) and April (Aubrey Plaza) embarking on a road trip across America.

[11/03/11 - 12:45 PM]
Jay Leno, Jimmy Fallon and Carson Daly Grow vs. the Same Week Last Year in Total Viewers
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 24-28.

[11/03/11 - 12:42 PM]
BBC America's Dramaville Presents Award-Winning Conspiracy Thriller "State of Play" in December
The six-part series lead to the feature film version starring Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck and Helen Mirren.

[11/03/11 - 12:42 PM]
Nickelodeon Commences Production on Modern-Day, Beatles-Inspired Original TV Movie, "Big Time Movie"
The movie will feature covers of the beloved Beatles classics, "Help!," "A Hard Day's Night," "We Can Work It Out" and "Revolution."

[11/03/11 - 12:00 PM]
Liam McIntyre Debuts as Spartacus in "Spartacus: Vengeance" Friday, January 27 at 10pm ET/PT on Starz
Lucy Lawless, Peter Mensah, Manu Bennett, Dustin Clare, Nick E. Tarabay and Katrina Law co-star in the new season.

[11/03/11 - 11:08 AM]
Emmy(R) Award-winning Producer Mark Burnett Signs on as Executive Producer for Spike TV's 2011 "Video Game Awards"
The ninth annual event airs live, coast-to-coast on Saturday, December 10 at 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT.

[11/03/11 - 11:03 AM]
A Mother's Pursuit of the Truth Is Featured In "Gone: The Disappearance of Aeryn Gillern" Premiering Saturday, November 12 on Investigation Discovery
The project, from Gretchen and John Morning, is the latest installment in the network's "ID Films" franchise.

[11/03/11 - 10:52 AM]
Lifetime to Premiere "Starving Secrets With Tracey Gold" on December 2
The six-episode series will air Friday nights at 10:00/9:00c following "America's Most Wanted."

[11/03/11 - 10:49 AM]
Horror Icon Robert Englund Will Star in New Syfy Saturday Original Movie "Lake Placid: The Final Chapter," Co-Starring Elisabeth Rohm and Yancy Butler
The movie is currently in production in Bulgaria and is scheduled to premiere on Syfy in 2012.

[11/03/11 - 10:45 AM]
Blake Shelton Invites Kenny Loggins to Join His Performance of "Footloose" as the Opening Song on "The 45th Annual CMA Awards"
Plus: Lauren Alaina, Dierks Bentley, Billy Currington, Jake Owen, Kellie Pickler, Reba and LeAnn Rimes are the first artists and celebrities to be announced as presenters.

[11/03/11 - 10:44 AM]
Live Twitter Chat With "Pan Am" Guest Star Gaius Charles, Sunday, November 6
He will be up on Twitter at @GaiusCharles during both the East and West Coast broadcasts of the show.

[11/03/11 - 10:43 AM]
Live Twitter Chat With "Once Upon a Time" Star Ginnifer Goodwin Set to Take Place on Sunday, November 6
She'll be up on Twitter at @ginnygoodwin, during the East Coast broadcast of the show.

[11/03/11 - 10:38 AM]
ABC Family Sets Premiere Dates for Its 2012 January Line Up
"Pretty Little Liars" and "The Lying Game" return Monday, January 2 while newcomer "Jane By Design" joins "Switched at Birth" on Tuesday, January 3.

[11/03/11 - 10:37 AM]
It's Time to Deck the Halls With ABC Family's "25 Days of Christmas" Programming Event Starting Thursday, December 1st
Said lineup includes the original movie "12 Dates of Christmas," starring Amy Smart and Mark-Paul Gosselaar, on Sunday, December 11.

[11/03/11 - 10:31 AM]
ABC Outdraws CBS in Late-Night in Total Viewers and Tops NBC in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 24-28.

[11/03/11 - 10:15 AM]
CBS Stars to Take Over the Network's Facebook Pages and Twitter Feeds for a Full Week
The event kicks off this Saturday when CBS Sports broadcasts the most highly anticipated college football game of the year as #1-ranked LSU takes on #2-ranked Alabama.

[11/03/11 - 10:03 AM]
"The Real L Word(R)" Returns to Showtime(R) With New City & New Cast Members
Nine new episodes will go into production in Los Angeles and New York in early 2012.

[11/03/11 - 09:51 AM]
Raycom Media and ITV Studios America's New Syndicated Strip Series "America Now," Hosted by Leeza Gibbons and Bill Rancic, Draws Strong Viewership in Markets Around the Country
ITV Studios America and Raycom Media spin the numbers for the season to date.

[11/03/11 - 09:09 AM]
"Survivor" Hits Another Season High in Viewers and Matches Last Week's Season Best Adult 18-49 Rating
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 2.

[11/03/11 - 08:41 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "X Factor" Helps FOX Hold Onto Demo Crown
ABC's "Modern Family" however remains the night's top program in all categories.

[11/03/11 - 08:34 AM]
ABC's "Revenge" Wins at 10pm with its 2nd-Highest-Ever Adults 18-49 Rating
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 2.

[11/03/11 - 07:36 AM]
All-New Episodes of "What Not to Wear" and "Toddlers & Tiaras" Return on TLC
"Wear" returns with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, November 29 while "Tiaras" is due back on Wednesday, December 7.

[11/03/11 - 06:33 AM]
Ludacris, Lupe Fiasco and Sugarland Added to the Lineup for "The Grammy(R) Nominations Concert Live! - Countdown to Music's Biggest Night(R)"
Previously announced performers include five-time Grammt winner Lady Gaga and country artist Jason Aldean.

[11/02/11 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 2
Updates include: "Family Feud" cleared through the 2014-15 season; Michael Rispoli, Robert Costanzo join ABC's "The Manzanis"; and FOX's "Alcatraz" set for one to two weeks of reshoots.

[11/02/11 - 05:35 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Covert Affairs" Hits Series Low With Fall Opener
FX's "Sons of Anarchy" and Comedy Central's "Tosh.0" overshadow the show's return.

[11/02/11 - 01:51 PM]
Universal Television Names Andrew Weil Vice President, Comedy Development
Most recently, Weil had served as Head of Scripted Television at BermanBraun.

[11/02/11 - 01:36 PM]
The CW Network Announces 2012 Midseason Debuts
The final season of "One Tree Hill" premieres Wednesday, January 11 while newcomer "Remodeled" rolls out the following week on January 18.

[11/02/11 - 11:01 AM]
MTV's "Jersey Shore" Season Five Kicks Off the New Year With a Bang, When It Premieres on Thursday, January 5, 2012
A true pop culture phenomenon, "Jersey Shore" is MTV's #1 series of all time.

[11/02/11 - 10:54 AM]
ABC.com's Music Lounge Offers an Exclusive Free Download of Music Composer iZLER's Television Score Featured on ABC's "Revenge"
The music will be available to download online for free beginning November 2 at 10:00 p.m., ET until November 3 at 10:00 p.m., ET.







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[05/24/16 - 12:57 PM]
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Fans can relive back-to-back episodes of almost all of seasons five, six and seven of "American Ninja Warrior" as well as all of season one of Esquire Network's record-breaking new show "Team Ninja Warrior."

[05/24/16 - 12:51 PM]
History(R) Supports The Freedmen's Bureau Project Through Partnership with The Smithsonian's NMAAHC and FamilySearch International
The social initiative, "Reading for Roots," is a call to action to encourage viewers to volunteer to transcribe post-Civil War documents.

[05/24/16 - 12:24 PM]
"20/20: In an Instant" - Two-Hour Docudrama Series Returns for Second Season, Premieres June 18 on ABC
"In an Instant" does more than just re-tell heart-pounding first-person accounts of the world's most harrowing tales of survival; it brings them to life with breathtaking dramatizations of the moments before and after life was forever changed.

[05/24/16 - 12:23 PM]
Award-Winning "What Would You Do?" Returns This Summer - New Shows Begin Airing Friday, June 17, on ABC
Hidden-camera fan-favorite "What Would You Do?" returns for 13 weeks this summer with all-new scenarios capturing unsuspecting people's reactions to everyday situations.

[05/24/16 - 10:37 AM]
Elton John, Julia Roberts, Will Ferrell, Blake Shelton, Kobe Bryant and More Join NBC Charity Event "The Red Nose Day Special" May 26
The star-studded charity event, which helps raise awareness and money for kids in need here at home and around the world, will be hosted by Craig Ferguson and features comedy, music and more.

[05/24/16 - 10:31 AM]
"Big Jay Oakerson: Live at Webster Hall" Premieres with Limited Commercial Interruption on Friday, June 17 at Midnight ET/PT on Comedy Central(R)
Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up and cc.com/BigJay will feature preview clips from the special.

[05/24/16 - 10:16 AM]
Greg Yaitanes Tapped as Showrunner of Discovery's Unabomber Drama "Manifesto"
Lionsgate is teaming with Discovery Channel, Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti's Trigger Street for the limited series.

[05/24/16 - 10:10 AM]
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The 10 original hour-long episodes feature self-made multimillionaires - Rooster McConaughey and Butch Gilliam who have chosen to pass on their success by investing in promising entrepreneurs - but only on their turf and their terms.

[05/24/16 - 10:04 AM]
"Fargo's" Stunning Second Chapter Gets Marathon on FX
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[05/24/16 - 09:32 AM]
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The 15-episode series follows Tarek and Christina El Moussa as they buy dilapidated houses and turn them into beautiful family homes.

[05/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 09:27 AM]
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The documentary and digital series capture Hanksy, a well-known street artist, as he and over 50 other street artists transform an abandoned mansion in Los Angeles into a magnificent, and temporary, showcase of graffiti art.

[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
More Than 9.4 Million Watched Exaggerator Win Preakness Stakes on NBC - Up 6% from American Pharoah's 2015 Victory
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/24/16 - 09:02 AM]
BBC America Begins Production on Original Series "Dirk Gently's Holisitic Detective Agency," Starring Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett
The series is a comedic thriller that follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric "holistic" detective Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett) and his reluctant assistant Todd (Elijah Wood).

[05/24/16 - 09:00 AM]
Spike Toasts Mankind with the Party of the Decade at the 10th Annual "Guys Choice"
The A-list, ultimate guys night out, tapes Saturday, June 4 at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA and premieres Thursday, June 9.