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[11/08/11 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 8
Updates include: CBS to revive "The Rifleman"; Vanessa Williams inks talent deal with ABC; and Mark Johnson's Gran Via books two new projects.

[11/08/11 - 03:58 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "MNF" Dominates Once Again for ESPN
Plus: numbers for Disney XD's "Fort Boyard - Ultimate Challenge," HBO's "Enlightened" and A&E's "Monster In-Laws."

[11/08/11 - 03:53 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Walking Dead" Continues Unbeaten Streak
Plus: numbers for USA's "Certain Prey," Food Network's "Chef Hunter" and Animal Planet's "Call of the Wildman."

[11/08/11 - 03:25 PM]
Oxygen Media's "Bad Girls Club" Reunion Special Part One Hosted by Perez Hilton Is #1 Cable Entertainment Show at 9PM Among W18-34
Oxygen spins the numbers for Monday, November 7.

[11/08/11 - 02:25 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night in All Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 7.

[11/08/11 - 01:14 PM]
Nickelodeon Closes the Week as the Top Cable Net With Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of October 31-November 6.

[11/08/11 - 01:01 PM]
"Bones" Season Premiere, Tuesday Comedy Returns and First "The X Factor" Voting Round Boost FOX's Year-Over-Year Gains
FOX spins the numbers for the week of October 31-November 6.

[11/08/11 - 12:45 PM]
"The Sound of Mumbai: A Musical," The Story of Street Children Recruited to Perform With the Elite Bombay Chamber Orchestra, Debuts Nov. 23 on HBO2
The film is one of four documentaries about contemporary India debuting on HBO and HBO2 in November.

[11/08/11 - 12:32 PM]
NBC's "The Biggest Loser: Where Are They Now" Special Airing Wednesday, November 23, 9-11 P.M. ET
The Peacock details the show's upcoming two-hour special, in which viewers can catch up with some of their favorite contestants from past seasons of the series.

[11/08/11 - 12:20 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" Kicks Off With Ratings Bonanza
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, November 5 and Sunday, November 6.

[11/08/11 - 12:07 PM]
Jane Seymour, Beau Bridges and Peter Weller to Guest Star on TNT's Hit Series "Franklin & Bash"
Seymour will play Colleen Bash, "the freewheeling, indecisive Earth Mom of Mark Paul Gosselaar's Peter Bash."

[11/08/11 - 11:53 AM]
The Regis Farewell Celebration Season Builds to Philbin's Final Day, November 18, 2011
David Letterman, Donald Trump, Don Rickles, Kathie Lee Gifford and Jimmy Fallon are among those slated to stop by.

[11/08/11 - 11:46 AM]
TLC Takes Viewers Over the Limit and Behind Bars With New Series "D.U.I."
The network has ordered 12 episodes with the first of six premiering Thursday, December 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/08/11 - 11:45 AM]
Disney Channel Extends Record Streak as TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day To 21st Consecutive Weeks in Both Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of October 31-November 6 and the year to date.

[11/08/11 - 11:39 AM]
Aida Turturro & Joel Grey to Guest Star on "Nurse Jackie"
The two stars join the recently announced Rosie Perez and Bobby Cannavale as season four guest stars.

[11/08/11 - 11:25 AM]
ABC Family Casts Jennie Garth in "Village People" Pilot
She'll play play Alexa, "a single, high-powered career woman who adopts a baby from a teen mother -- whom she ends up caring for as well."

[11/08/11 - 11:12 AM]
Stars of Upcoming New Series "Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse" To Chat Live Thursday, Nov. 10, at tbs.com, TylerPerry.com and Facebook
The comedy is slated to premiere Friday, November 25, with back-to-back episodes at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/08/11 - 11:00 AM]
New Series Premiere of "The Heart She Holler" Posts Double-Digit Delivery Gains Across All Targeted Demos
Turner spins the numbers for the week of October 31-November 6.

[11/08/11 - 10:58 AM]
"NBC Sunday Night Football" Is the #1 Primetime Program of the Week in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 31-November 6.

[11/08/11 - 10:30 AM]
ABC Claims TV's No. 1 Scripted Show for the 3rd Time in 4 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 31-November 6.

[11/08/11 - 09:47 AM]
Nominations Announced for The "People's Choice Awards 2012" to Be Hosted by Kaley Cuoco, Jan. 11, 2012 on CBS
Voting begins today for all 43 categories and will end on December 6, except for "Favorite New TV Drama" and "Favorite New TV Comedy" which will remain open for voting until the night of show.

[11/08/11 - 09:29 AM]
CBS's Entire Monday Comedy Block Posts Week-to-Week Increases in Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, November 7.

[11/08/11 - 09:14 AM]
CBS Wins Week Seven by Nearly 5 Million Viewers - Largest Margin of Victory This Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 31-November 6.

[11/08/11 - 08:49 AM]
ABC's "Dancing" Marks a Best-Since-Premiere Performance
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 7.

[11/08/11 - 08:39 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Terra Nova" Surges Week-to-Week for FOX
The newcomer is up nearly 24% from last week's numbers among adults 18-49.

[11/08/11 - 08:36 AM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" Scores Highest Rated Season Premiere in Series History Across All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, November 6.

[11/08/11 - 08:20 AM]
Animal Planet Asks Viewers to Give Thanks This Holiday Season With "You Watch. We Give." R.O.A.R. Initiative
Based on the number of viewers who watch Animal Planet on Saturday, November 26, up to $50,000 will be donated to Villalobos Rescue Center.

[11/08/11 - 08:10 AM]
"Homeland" & "Dexter" Up Again for Showtime
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, November 6.

[11/08/11 - 03:01 AM]
VH1 and Dr. Drew Return for Patient Checkups on "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew Revisited"
The first of four "where are they now" specials kicks off Wednesday, November 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/07/11 - 10:42 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 7
Updates include: Bryan Fuller's "Hannibal" lands at NBC; Brian K. Vaughan to pen Showtime's "Under the Dome"; and "The Closer's" Corey Reynolds inks talent deal with NBC.

[11/07/11 - 04:14 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Jessie" Leads Viewers for Disney Channel
The network's latest entry is the most-watched original program on the night.

[11/07/11 - 03:11 PM]
Discovery's "Gold Rush" and "Flying Wild Alaska" Bring In Huge Numbers for Second Week
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, November 4.

[11/07/11 - 02:02 PM]
"Blue Bloods" Delivers Its Largest Audience and Best Adult 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Friday, November 4.

[11/07/11 - 01:40 PM]
Television and Film Star Rob Lowe to Host The "2011 CMT Artists of the Year"
Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley and Taylor Swift are among those honored at this year's event, airing Tuesday, December 13.

[11/07/11 - 12:26 PM]
Lil Wayne and Birdman to Hit the Stage at the First Ever MTV2 "Sucker Free Awards" Airing Sunday, December 4th at 11PM ET/PT on MTV2
Mixing the hits, DJ Irie will keep the Sucker Free Awards party going throughout the show as the house mix master.

[11/07/11 - 12:25 PM]
"Hell on Wheels" Becomes AMC's Second Highest Original Series Premiere Delivering 4.4 Million Viewers
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 6.

[11/07/11 - 12:09 PM]
Score! Thursday Night Marks the Return of the Great Cornholio and Features a Bonus Episode of "Beavis and Butt-Head"
The "Beavis and Butt-Head" installments will bookend "Good Vibes" on Thursday night beginning at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/07/11 - 12:07 PM]
GSN Starts and Ends the Week With a Bang - and Bucks - When "Million Dollar Mondays" and "Flashback Fridays" Launch This Week
Said lineup kicks off tonight with "Million Dollar Password," "Power of 10," "1 vs 100," "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" and "Deal or No Deal."

[11/07/11 - 11:00 AM]
Gladiators Return to Starz in 2012 - "Spartacus" Renewed for Season Three
As yet untitled, production on the third season of "Spartacus" is expected to begin in New Zealand in early 2012.

[11/07/11 - 10:58 AM]
Live+7 Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" Solidifies its #1 Rank, Increasing its Advantage over CBS' "Two and a Half Men"
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 17-23.

[11/07/11 - 10:34 AM]
HGTV Greenlights New Episodes of "Meg's Great Rooms"
"Our viewers took an immediate liking to Meg's design skills and dynamic personality," said Kathleen Finch.

[11/07/11 - 10:26 AM]
Rap and Pop Superstar Nicki Minaj Joins the Musical Lineup on "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show," Tuesday, Nov. 29 on CBS
She joins previously announced artists Kanye West and Maroon 5, while Cee Lo Green, previously scheduled, is unable to appear.

[11/07/11 - 10:24 AM]
DVR Playback Vaults CBS from Second to First in Week Five Standings
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of October 17-23.

[11/07/11 - 10:21 AM]
FX Adds 14th Episode of "Sons of Anarchy" to Close Out Current Season
"By adding the extra episode, it wraps up a magnificent season in extraordinary fashion," said Nick Grad. "This is a real bonus for fans of the series."

[11/07/11 - 10:15 AM]
Relive the Epic Adventure as Explorer Ed Stafford Becomes First to Take on World's Longest River in Discovery's "Walking the Amazon"
The two-hour special premieres this Saturday, November 19 at 8:00/7:00c on Discovery.

[11/07/11 - 09:31 AM]
Showtime(R) and "Homeland" Ask: Can You Beat a Polygraph?
Users simply need a webcam and a Facebook account to participate and use the app.

[11/07/11 - 09:24 AM]
Exclusive Axl Rose Interview on "That Metal Show" Airs November 11, 2011 at 11 PM ET/PT
Plus: a look at additional upcoming guests on the veteran talk show.

[11/07/11 - 09:17 AM]
TLC to Premiere One-Hour Special "Virgin Diaries" on Sunday, December 4 at 9PM ET/PT
The special "follows the lives of inexperienced individuals and couples as they go through the trials and tribulations of being a virgin in a sexually charged culture."

[11/07/11 - 09:14 AM]
"New Girl," "Glee" See Live+3 Gains Last Week
FOX further spins the numbers for Monday, October 31 through Wednesday, November 2.

[11/07/11 - 09:08 AM]
Ravens-Steelers Earns 14.2 Overnight Rating on "Sunday Night Football"
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 6.







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[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.

[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
52 Million Viewers Tune-In to World Series Game 7
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 29.

[10/30/14 - 12:53 PM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Shakes Things Up This November with an Exciting Lineup of Theme Weeks
"Millionaire: Whiz Kids," "Celebrity Week," "Millionaire: Daytime Talk Show Week" and "Millionaire: Guinness World Records(R) Edition" are all on tap.

[10/30/14 - 11:35 AM]
GSN's "Idiotest" Settles the Ongoing Election Night Debate as Democrats and Republicans Battle It Out to Determine Who Is Smarter
The themed episode airs Tuesday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats Letterman, Kimmel in All Key Ratings Categories for Week of Oct. 20-24
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 20-24.

[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Celebrates 100 Episodes by Revealing Hidden Nods to the Original Series Placed Within the Show Over the Past Five Years
Said anniversary installment airs next Friday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
Additionally, McHale's production company, Free Period Productions, will continue its production development deal, in which he will give the network first look rights to ideas for non-scripted series.

[10/30/14 - 11:01 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Surprises Iyanla Vanzant with Epic Home Makeover in OWN Special to Air Saturday, November 29
"Oprah Prime: Iyanla I'll Fix Your House" airs on Saturday, November 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/30/14 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Sweeps Into November - All-New Episodes of Fan-Favorite Dramas, Comedies, Events and Unscripted Series
The network details its programming highlights for the next month (SPOILERS!).

[10/30/14 - 10:44 AM]
"Banksy Does New York," A User-Generated Chronicle of the Famed Street Artist's 31 Days in New York City, Debuts Nov. 17, Exclusively on HBO
Capturing this month of madness, the film incorporates user-generated content, from YouTube videos to Instagram photos, from New Yorkers and Banksy hunters alike.

[10/30/14 - 10:37 AM]
Ovation's Hit Original Series "Song by Song" Continues Tuesday, December 9 with the Premiere of "Song by Song: Lindsey Stirling"
The documentary music series will focus on the wildly successful, classically trained electronic violinist, dancer and composer, who has become an internet phenomenon.

[10/30/14 - 10:00 AM]
Amy Adams, Ben Affleck, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey, Jr., Jonah Hill, Keira Knightley and Kristen Stewart to Appear on the "Hollywood Film Awards(R)" Nov. 14 Live on CBS
They join previously announced guests Gerard Butler, Robert Duvall, Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, Jack O'Connell, Chris Pratt, Channing Tatum, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley.

[10/30/14 - 09:52 AM]
National Geographic Channel Will Go Under the Covers on the Science of Sleep in Television Event "Sleepless in America" Premiering Sunday, Nov. 30, at 8 PM ET/PT
The film spotlights our nation's sleep-loss epidemic, revealing the serious consequences of not sleeping enough and explaining how we became a society that fails to prioritize sleep.

[10/30/14 - 09:40 AM]
"The Eric Andre Show" Returns for a Third Season on Thursday, November 6th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Eric and his apathetic co-host Hannibal Buress are here to subject A-list stars to a hellish and inescapable nightmare talk show experience.

[10/30/14 - 09:16 AM]
NBC Posts Record-Setting Soccer Weekend with Most-Watched Premier League & MLS Matches
NBC spins the numbers for the weekend of October 25-26.