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[12/02/11 - 10:56 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 2
Updates include: Timothy Stack books "Move Over" at FOX; Clark Duke to guest on FOX's "New Girl"; and CBS gives new monikers to "Rob," "NYC 22."

[12/02/11 - 04:31 PM]
Video: "Supernatural" - Cast Message for People's Choice Awards
Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles ask you to vote for them in their own special way.

[12/02/11 - 02:16 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Bumps "Allen Gregory" Finale to Sunday, December 18
An original "The Cleveland Show" will instead fill the 8:30/7:30c slot on Sunday, December 11.

[12/02/11 - 12:28 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver #1 Results in Their Time Periods in Total Viewers vs. All Cable and Broadcast Competition
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the November sweeps period.

[12/02/11 - 11:56 AM]
Have Yourself a Merry Little Chrismukkah, As SOAPnet Celebrates With a "Chrismukkah-Time in The OC" Marathon, Sunday, December 25, 3PM-7PM ET/PT
The four-hour marathon features classic episodes of "The OC's" hallowed holidays.

[12/02/11 - 11:55 AM]
History(R) to Scour the Country in Search of the Next Great Innovation - "Invention USA" Premieres Friday, December 9 at 10pm ET/9C
The six-part series was previously slated to bow on Friday, August 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/02/11 - 11:48 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Announces Formation of Times Square Studios
The new integrated division will have oversight of current entertainment programming and the development of new programming for daytime and syndication.

[12/02/11 - 09:54 AM]
CBS Late Night Hits November Sweep Milestones
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the November sweeps period.

[12/02/11 - 09:19 AM]
NBA Season Opens with Christmas Day Showcase on ABC & ESPN
The matchups include Miami at Dallas, Chicago at L.A. Lakers, Orlando at Oklahoma City and L.A. Clippers at Golden State.

[12/02/11 - 09:12 AM]
TNT Tips off the 2011-12 NBA Season on Christmas Day with the Boston Celtics @ New York Knicks at Noon (ET)
A special hour-long edition of TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by AutoTrader.com precedes the season's first game at 11 a.m. (ET).

[12/02/11 - 08:45 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops in Viewers, Demos
Plus: "Community" posts its largest audience since September 29 for NBC.

[12/02/11 - 08:44 AM]
ABC's "CMA Christmas" Surges Year to Year/Beats CBS' Grammy Nom Concert
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 1.

[12/02/11 - 08:01 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Delivers its Most-Watched Sweep Ever
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the November sweeps period.

[12/01/11 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 1
Updates include: Nickelodeon orders "Fred" series, third movie; trio join MTV's "Teen Wolf" cast; and Sheryl Crow to visit ABC's "GCB."

[12/01/11 - 09:06 PM]
"The X Factor" Voting Results for December 1
Plus: Mary J. Blige and Lenny Kravitz take to the stage to perform on the next results show, Thursday, December 8.

[12/01/11 - 06:12 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Horror Story" Still Tops Among Adults 18-49
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Baseball Wives," truTV's "Full Throttle Saloon" and TNT's "Ricochet."

[12/01/11 - 03:33 PM]
Syfy's Hit Series "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" Posts Most Watched Season Finale Ever Wednesday, November 30
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 30.

[12/01/11 - 02:02 PM]
"Hot in Cleveland" Draws 3.7 Million Total Viewers and "The Exes" Brings in 2.9 Million Total Viewers on Premiere Night!
TV Land spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 30.

[12/01/11 - 01:29 PM]
Disney XD Delivers its Biggest November Ever in Total Day and Prime
Disney XD spins the numbers for the month of November.

[12/01/11 - 01:10 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Gives Saturday Repeat Slots to "The Finder," "Alcatraz"
Repeats of "Alcatraz" are set for Saturdays at 11:00/10:00c starting January 21 while "The Finder" will air encores Saturdays at 9:00/8:00c beginning February 4.

[12/01/11 - 12:32 PM]
FOX Announces 2011-2012 Midseason Premiere Dates
"Alcatraz" to bow Monday, January 16 with "The Finder" on Thursday, January 12 and "Napoleon Dynamite" on Sunday, January 15.

[12/01/11 - 12:04 PM]
A Unique Lineup of Celebrities to Appear on the New Reality Series "Celebrity Wife Swap," Premiering Tuesday, January 3 on ABC
Gary Busey, Tracey Gold, Flavor Flav, Mick Moley and Niecy Nash are among the participants.

[12/01/11 - 11:19 AM]
Muppets and Models Give The CW Its Most Watched Wednesday in a Year
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 30.

[12/01/11 - 11:08 AM]
MTV Chronicles Young Adults Fighting to Unlock Their Futures in the New Docu-Series "Caged," Premiering on Monday, January 9 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
The series will "give an honest and powerful view into the world of passionate amateur MMA fighters and the women in their lives, both inside and outside of the cage."

[12/01/11 - 10:47 AM]
The Style Network Rings in the Holiday Season With "Holiday Fabulous" Special Hosted by Jeannie Mai on Sunday, December 11 at 7:00PM ET/PT
The seasonal celebration "provides viewers with jolly tips for hosting the best party and giving the perfect gift."

[12/01/11 - 10:45 AM]
A&E Premieres New Original Real-Life Series "Shipping Wars" - Tuesday, January 10 at 9PM ET/PT
The 10-episode half-hour series, formerly known as "Ship Happens," begins with back-to-back episodes

[12/01/11 - 10:44 AM]
ABC Exhibits Impressive Year-Over-Year Audience Retention During Fall 2011
ABC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/01/11 - 10:29 AM]
BET's Scripted Series - "The Game" and "Let's Stay Together" - Return to Entice Fans for Another Hit Season on Tuesday, January 10 at 10 PM
The top-rated scripted comedies will each return with 22 half-hour episodes.

[12/01/11 - 10:27 AM]
Madonna Makes First Appearance on BBC America's "The Graham Norton Show" on January 14
Madonna will join her two lead actors Andrea Riseborough and James D'Arcy to chat to Graham about "W.E.," the romantic drama she's directed.

[12/01/11 - 10:10 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces New Series "Party at Tiffany's" Premiering Saturday, December 3
The half-hour series premieres with two episodes back-to-back following the mid-season finale of "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's."

[12/01/11 - 09:54 AM]
IFC Gives Facebook Fans the Power to Unlock "Portlandia" Season 2!
Starting today, fans who take a trip to "Portlandia" on Facebook and "Like" the page will unlock the exclusive Facebook Only sketch "Everyone's a DJ" from the new season.

[12/01/11 - 09:52 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Sets Mid-season Schedule Featuring New Series and Specials and the Return of Network Favorites
"Tosh.0" returns Tuesday, January 31 while "South Park" is back Wednesday, March 14.

[12/01/11 - 09:44 AM]
Kids Share Their Stories in Nick News with Linda Ellerbee: "What's For Dinner? Hungry Kids in America," Premiering Sunday, Dec. 4, on Nickelodeon
Beginning Monday, December 5, the special will be available on Nick.com and at iTunes.com/Nick News as a free podcast.

[12/01/11 - 09:43 AM]
"24 Hour Catwalk," Featuring Alexa Chung, Premieres January 10 on Lifetime
Each episode of the series gives four designers the chance to compete to create their own line... in just one day.

[12/01/11 - 09:41 AM]
It's a Hit - Investigation Discovery Greenlights Second Season of "Nothing Personal: Murder for Hire"
A six-part second season is slated to air in spring 2012.

[12/01/11 - 09:15 AM]
Bella Thorne, Zendaya, Stefanie Scott, Nick Robinson and Mary Mouser Star in "Frenemies," A Disney Channel Original Movie About Friendship, Premiering Friday, January 13
Daisy Mayer directed the film, from Alloy Entertainment and Coin Flip Productions.

[12/01/11 - 09:12 AM]
ABC's "Happy Endings" Scores Best-Ever Repeat Numbers
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 30.

[12/01/11 - 09:11 AM]
"The Grammy(R) Nominations Concert Live! Countdown to Music's Biggest Night" Posts Across-the-Board Growth
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 30.

[12/01/11 - 08:44 AM]
CBS News Announces the Name of Its New Morning Broadcast, "CBS This Morning"
Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Erica Hill host the series, which will take over for "The Early Show" beginning Monday, January 9.

[12/01/11 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "X Factor" Gets It Done for FOX
Plus: "I Hate My Teenage Daughter" opens with 76% retention of the network's talent competition.

[12/01/11 - 08:36 AM]
1.4 Million Viewers Tune In to Animal Planet's "Pit Bulls & Parolees" Special "You Watch. We Give." Thanksgiving Episode
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Saturday, November 26.

[12/01/11 - 08:12 AM]
Video: TNT Unveils New Trailer for Eagerly Anticipated Series "Dallas"
The much-ballyhooed series debuts this summer on the cable channel.

[12/01/11 - 07:49 AM]
New Season of "Dirty Jobs" Begins on Tuesday, December 13 at 9 PM ET/PT!
Plus: "Swamp Loggers" returns that same night at 10:00/9:00c while "Storm Chasers: Behind the Storm" premieres Thursday, December 15 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/01/11 - 07:03 AM]
NBC to Air "WWE Tribute to the Troops," Featuring Mary J. Blige, Nickelback, Maria Menounos, George Wallace and Miss USA Alyssa Campanella on Saturday, December 17 at 9 P.M. ET
This trip marks the ninth consecutive year that WWE will bring its Bob Hope inspired entertainment to our service men and women.

[12/01/11 - 06:52 AM]
Toby Keith to Perform at "American Country Awards" Monday, December 5, on FOX
Keith will make his broadcast performance debut of "Red Solo Cup," airing live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

[12/01/11 - 03:01 AM]
VH1 is Scripting Their Future With a Series of Music-Focused Bio-Pics
The dramatic story behind the legendary '90s R&B/hip-hop/pop trio TLC will be featured in the first TV movie for VH1 in this series.

[11/30/11 - 10:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 30
Updates include: Lifetime extends "Army Wives" season to 23 episodes; Steven Seagal's "True Justice" lands at ReelzChannel; and Barry Bostwick, Julie Hagerty bound for "BFF" at TBS.

[11/30/11 - 08:01 PM]
Kanye West Leads Grammy(R) Nominations With Seven; Adele, Foo Fighters and Bruno Mars Each Earn Six; and Lil Wayne and Skrillex Each Garner Five
The 54th annual event airs live from Los Angeles on Sunday, February 12 at 8:00/7:00c on CBS.

[11/30/11 - 05:37 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Anarchy" Climbs to Post-Premiere High
Plus: numbers for TNT's "Scott Turow's Innocent," Oxygen's "Tori & Dean" and Lifetime's "America's Supernanny."

[11/30/11 - 05:32 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars" Returns Strong for History
Plus: numbers for TNT's "The Closer," MTV's "A Tribute to Ryan Dunn" and TLC's "Next Great Baker."







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