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[11/09/11 - 10:58 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 9
Updates include: Piers Morgan departs "America's Got Talent"; "Anderson" gets a second season; and Matt Letscher, J.B. Smoove to get "Bent" for NBC.

[11/09/11 - 06:51 PM]
The Premiere on History of "Vietnam in HD" Earns 2.1 Million Total Viewers
History spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 8.

[11/09/11 - 05:09 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Sons" Still Ratings King for FX
Plus: numbers for History's "Vietnam in HD," ESPN's "Roll Tide/War Eagle" and Disney XD's "Mr. Young."

[11/09/11 - 03:56 PM]
Brian Grazer to Produce 84th Academy Awards(R) with Don Mischer
"It's very gratifying to be part of a show that honors excellence in the medium to which I have devoted so much of my career," said Grazer.

[11/09/11 - 01:37 PM]
A&E Network Launches Interactive Online Prequel to "Stephen King's Bag of Bones"
The Pierce Brosnan-led mini-series premieres Sunday, December 11 and Monday, December 12 on the network.

[11/09/11 - 01:00 PM]
"Pearl Harbor: 24 Hours After" Premieres Wednesday, December 7 at 8 pm ET on History(R)
The two-hour special spotlights "secrets and little-known details about FDR's reactions in the earliest hours of the date which will live in infamy."

[11/09/11 - 12:57 PM]
Unwrap All-New Holiday Fare from Cartoon Network!
Highlights include special holiday-themed installments of "Johnny Test," "Adventure Time" and "MAD."

[11/09/11 - 12:38 PM]
"Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew Revisited" Will Now Premiere on Sunday, Nov. 20th at 9PM ET/PT
The four specials were previously slated to roll out on Wednesday, November 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/09/11 - 11:36 AM]
Season Two of "Fairly Legal" Returns to USA This Spring
Ryan Johnson joins the cast of the show's sophomore run, to be supervised by incoming showrunner Peter Ocko.

[11/09/11 - 11:24 AM]
E!'s "After Lately" Is Back for a New Season of Celeb-Packed Episodes Starting November 27
Guest stars this season include Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Jay Leno, Jenny McCarthy, Sharon Osbourne, Dave Grohl, Jane Fonda and James Van Der Beek.

[11/09/11 - 11:02 AM]
Disney Channel Orders Fourth Season of Emmy Award-Winning Animated Series "Phineas and Ferb"
TV's #1 animated series in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14 will have new episodes rolling out through 2014.

[11/09/11 - 10:57 AM]
Eddie Murphy Exits as Host of 84th Academy Awards(R)
"I appreciate how Eddie feels about losing his creative partner, Brett Ratner, and we all wish him well," said Tom Sherak.

[11/09/11 - 10:48 AM]
ABC Comedies Celebrate Thanksgiving - Holiday Episode Guest Stars Include Marsha Mason, Molly Shannon, Jerry Van Dyke, Norm Macdonald, Jay Mohr and Josh Gad
The Alphabet details its holiday-themed installments slated for Wednesday, November 23 and Thursday, November 24.

[11/09/11 - 10:47 AM]
Live Twitter Chat With "Pan Am" Star Karine Vanasse, Sunday, November 13
She will be up on Twitter at @karinevanasse during the East Coast broadcast of the show.

[11/09/11 - 10:46 AM]
ABC and the Country Music Association Extend Broadcast Agreement
The annual "CMA Awards," "CMA Festival: Country's Night to Rock" and "CMA Country Christmas" specials will stay put through 2021.

[11/09/11 - 10:40 AM]
Kids Speak Out About Human and Animal Conflicts on Nick News With Linda Ellerbee "Dangerous Crossroads: Human Animal vs. Wild Animal," Premiering Sunday, Nov. 13, on Nickelodeon
Beginning Monday, November 14, the special will be available on Nick.com.

[11/09/11 - 10:12 AM]
Top 11 Finalists Perform Songs from the Movies Tonight on "The X Factor" Wednesday, November 9, on FOX
Plus: Willow Smith and Jessie J will take to stage to perform their respective hits, "Fireball" and "Domino," on Thursday, November 10.

[11/09/11 - 10:09 AM]
Syfy Announces New Scripted Projects from Universal Cable Productions, Fox Television Studios and CBS TV Studios
Robert H. Wolfe, David Slack, Gabrielle Stanton and Brett Matthews are among the featured auspices.

[11/09/11 - 10:07 AM]
NBC to Air First Ever American Giving Awards - Hosted by Bob Costas and Presented by Chase - Saturday, December 10 from 8 to 10 P.M. ET
"I'm happy to be a part of a program that promises some excellent entertainment in support of some very worthy causes," said Costas.

[11/09/11 - 09:23 AM]
"NCIS" Soars to Season High With More Than 20 Million Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 8.

[11/09/11 - 09:22 AM]
Musicians Isaac Brock, Steve Jones, Johnny Marr, Joanna Newsom, Eddie Vedder, and Annie Clark/St. Vincent To Guest Star on Season Two of IFC's Original Comedy Series "Portlandia"
Plus: the series now returns on Friday, January 6 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[11/09/11 - 09:08 AM]
TV Land Rules With "King of Queens" - Launch Marathon Airs Sunday, November 13 At 9PM ET/PT
The kick-off marathon will air from 9:00pm to 2:00am ET/PT before it settles into its regular timeslot at 11:00pm ET/PT.

[11/09/11 - 09:06 AM]
Tuesday's #1 Most-Watched Comedy, ABC's "Last Man Standing" Posts Big Year-to-Year Time-Slot Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 8.

[11/09/11 - 09:02 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama and Popular Young Disney Stars Are Part of a Series of Special "Joining Forces" Messages Premiering on Veteran's Day, Friday, November 11 on Disney Channel
China Anne McClain, Adam Irigoyen, Doug Brochu and Chris Brochu are among those featured in the interstitial messages.

[11/09/11 - 08:56 AM]
Nickelodeon to Create New Content Destination Specifically for Moms for the First Time in Its History, With New "NICKMOM" Prime-Time TV Block and Digital Site
The NICKMOM TV block will launch in the fourth quarter of 2012 on Nick Jr.

[11/09/11 - 08:44 AM]
Spike TV to Announce "Flip for Cash" Sweepstakes During Special Live Event on Tuesday, November 15 at 10:00PM
Emanating from Los Angeles, live interstitials will wrap around new episodes of "Auction Hunters" and "Flip Men" that night.

[11/09/11 - 08:43 AM]
Republican Presidential Candidate Herman Cain to Make His First Visit to CBS's "Late Show With David Letterman," Friday, Nov. 18
Other notables appearing next week include Jason Segel, Jamie Oliver, Bill Maher, Nikki Reed, Jerry Seinfeld and Regis Philbin.

[11/09/11 - 08:35 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Biggest Loser" Weighs In With Season High
NBC however takes third place on the night in adults 18-49 and fourth in total viewers.

[11/09/11 - 08:17 AM]
TLC to Count Down 2011's Most Memorable Wedding Moments in One-Hour Special
Airing Friday, December 23, the special will "provide an inside look into the most memorable, outrageous and headline-garnering ceremonies of 2011."

[11/09/11 - 08:01 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Returns to New York City to Host the Second Annual "The Comedy Awards" Taping on Saturday, April 28, 2012
Nominations for the second annual event are to be announced in early 2012.

[11/09/11 - 07:19 AM]
USA's Raw Gets "Rock"ed - The Rock Returns to "WWE Monday Night Raw" on Monday, November 14 on USA Network
The Rock, "the most electrifying man in entertainment," returns to the city of Boston this Monday for a special three-hour episode.

[11/09/11 - 06:38 AM]
FOX Offers Season's Greetings With a Festive Feast of New and Returning Holiday Favorites
FOX details its holiday programming highlights for November and December.

[11/09/11 - 06:25 AM]
Bob Costas to Host Live Town Halls & Monthly Interview Show for NBC Sports Network
"Costas Tonight" will debut on Thursday nights in Spring 2012 on the NBC Sports Network, which will be renamed from Versus on January 2.

[11/09/11 - 06:01 AM]
VH1 Takes an In-Depth Look Into Grammy-Award Winning Rapper T.I.'s Family Life in "T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle"
The newcomer premieres Monday, December 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[11/09/11 - 05:58 AM]
Chief Operating Officer Peter Liguori to Depart Discovery Communications at the End of the Year
With Liguori's departure, the role of Chief Operating Officer will be eliminated going forward.

[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.







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[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
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[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]
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[10/30/14 - 11:35 AM]
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The themed episode airs Tuesday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
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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
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[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
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[10/30/14 - 10:44 AM]
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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]
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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.