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[09/21/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 21
Updates include: Ronald D. Moore to adapt "A Knight's Tale" for ABC; Zooey Deschanel to executive produce FOX's "Must Be Nice"; and Alfonso CuarĂ³n to helm new drama pilot for NBC.

[09/21/12 - 04:39 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: MTV's "Awkward" Wraps Season with Demo High
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Bling It On," Lifetime's "Prom Queens" and GSN's "The Pyramid."

[09/21/12 - 02:49 PM]
"Thursday Night Football's" Giants-Panthers Most Watched Game on Cable TV; Fifth Highest-Rated Game Ever on NFL Network
NFL Network spins the numbers for Thursday, September 20.

[09/21/12 - 01:55 PM]
Time Warner Cable & Bright House Networks Sign Multi-Year Deals to Carry NFL Network & NFL RedZone
Both will debut in Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks homes beginning this Sunday September 23, with full launch before Thursday, September 27.

[09/21/12 - 01:19 PM]
FOX Bumps "Kitchen Nightmares" Return for "X Factor" Encores on Fridays
Repeats of the talent competition will now lead off the night on September 28, October 5 and October 12.

[09/21/12 - 01:01 PM]
More Stars Join the "Dancing with Stars: All-Stars" Fun with the Original Web Series "After Party: Dancing with the Stars" on ABC.com
Joanna Krupa and Marc Istook will co-host the series with Kyle Massey contributing special insider segments.

[09/21/12 - 12:02 PM]
Jessica Lowndes, Grant Gustin and Annabeth Gish Star in the World Premiere of "A Mother's Nightmare" on Saturday, September 29th at 8pm ET/PT on Lifetime
Vic Sarin directed the original movie from a script by Shelley Gillen.

[09/21/12 - 11:38 AM]
Season Three Premiere of "Raising Hope" Available Now on Twitter @RaisingHopeFOX
The season opener is also available on FOX On Demand, FOX.com, Hulu.com and Facebook.com/RaisingHope.

[09/21/12 - 11:02 AM]
Matthew Broderick to Guest Star in the Upcoming Fourth Season of ABC's Hit Comedy, "Modern Family"
He'll play a neurotic new friend of Phil's (Ty Burrell) in an upcoming episode.

[09/21/12 - 11:01 AM]
"The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards" to Air on ABC, Sunday, November 18
For the sixth year, fans will determine the winners by online voting at www.AMA.ABC.com.

[09/21/12 - 10:24 AM]
CBS Invites Fans to Tweet Week @ the CBS Connect Lounge, Sept. 24-28
Cast and creators from all 18 series bowing during said period will participate.

[09/21/12 - 10:07 AM]
Lifetime Orders Another Tour of Duty for "Army Wives"
Lifetime has renewed its hit drama for a seventh season with a 13 episode order for a 2013 return.

[09/21/12 - 09:22 AM]
NBC's "Last Call with Carson Daly" Partners with the New Ford Fusion for a Full Week of Music from Los Angeles' Legendary Greek Theatre
"Greek Week" on "Last Call" will air from Tuesday, September 25 through Friday, September 28.

[09/21/12 - 09:01 AM]
The New York Comedy Festival Announces Additional Shows to 2012 Schedule
Highlights of the Comedy Central-sponsored event include the 20th anniversary reunion of "The Ben Stiller Show."

[09/21/12 - 08:54 AM]
Fifth Season Debut of "Parks & Recreation" Matches Its May 10 Season Finale in 18-49 Rating, Up 3% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 20.

[09/21/12 - 08:46 AM]
ABC's "Wipeout" Spikes to a 5-Week High in its Season Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 20.

[09/21/12 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "X Factor" Tops Night with Week-to-Week Gains
Plus: NBC's original lineup falls short of CBS and its all-repeat mix.

[09/21/12 - 08:12 AM]
TNT Welcomes "Castle" to the Lineup with 11-Hour Marathon on Sept. 26
Daytime episodes slated to air each Wednesday from noon to 6 p.m. (ET/PT) and primetime episodes set for 8-11 p.m. (ET/PT).

[09/21/12 - 07:28 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Unveils Multiplatform Marketing Campaign for the Launch of ITs New Animated Series "Brickleberry"
Said campaign will feature exclusive content on Facebook, Tumblr and Decksi.

[09/21/12 - 07:09 AM]
One of the World's Heaviest Women Is Accused of Capital Murder in TLC's "Half-Ton Killer?"
The one-hour special premieres Wednesday, October 10 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[09/21/12 - 06:25 AM]
The Weather Channel Finds a Gem with "Prospectors" - New Original Series Follows Miners Out to Strike It Rich
The nine-episode, 30-minute series will premiere in 2013 on the network.

[09/20/12 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 20
Updates include: Stephen Colbert to visit NBC's "The Office"; Guillermo del Toro to bring "The Strain" to FX; and Paul Redford books "America's Son" at FOX.

[09/20/12 - 04:17 PM]
Video: New Previews & Clips from "Emily Owens, M.D.," "Supernatural" & "The Vampire Diaries"
Check out the latest teases for The CW's fall lineup.

[09/20/12 - 03:14 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Royal Pains" Closes Summer on Top for USA
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "How Booze Built America," truTV's "South Beach Tow" and MTV's "The Challenge: Battle of the Seasons."

[09/20/12 - 03:00 PM]
Bravo Media Powers Up for Huge November with Two New and Four Returning Original Series
The newcomers include "Silicon Valley Start-Ups" (Monday, November 5) and "LOLwork" (Wednesday, November 7).

[09/20/12 - 01:42 PM]
CBS to Encore "Vegas," "Elementary" Pilots on Saturday, September 29; "Made in Jersey" on Saturday, October 6
All three of the Eye's new dramas roll out next week.

[09/20/12 - 01:25 PM]
hoops&yoyo Return for an Adventure That's So Funny It's Scary in "hoops&yoyo's Haunted Halloween" a Hallmark Channel Original Animated Special, October 26
The half-hour special about the world's most famous pink kitty & green bunny team will encore immediately after its premiere.

[09/20/12 - 12:51 PM]
The Doctors Are In: Production Begins on TNT's "Monday Mornings"
The network has ordered 10 episodes for the first season, which is slated to premiere in early 2013.

[09/20/12 - 12:22 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Generate #1 Results for the Late-Night Week of Sept. 10-14
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 10-14.

[09/20/12 - 12:05 PM]
ABC Announces Final Round of Presenters for "The 64th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards"
Hayden Panettiere, James Van Der Beek, Jane Levy, Damon Wayans Jr., Aziz Ansari, Kathy Bates, Steve Buscemi, Stephen Colbert, Kat Dennings, Jimmy Fallon, Seth MacFarlane and Matthew Perry will round out the lineup.

[09/20/12 - 12:01 PM]
Olympian Michael Phelps Headlines "Feherty Live" on Golf Channel During Ryder Cup Week in Chicago
Paul Azinger, Sam Torrance and Lanny Wadkins are also slated to appear.

[09/20/12 - 11:53 AM]
Video: Barney Recaps Entire "How I Met Your Mother" Series in Less Than 60 Seconds
Season eight of the veteran comedy premieres this Monday, September 24 at 8:00/7:00c on CBS.

[09/20/12 - 11:32 AM]
AMC's "Comic Book Men" Returns... for a Second Season Sunday, October 14 at 11:30 PM
The 16-episode season is executive produced by Kevin Smith, Charlie Corwin's Original Media and Elyse Seiden.

[09/20/12 - 11:30 AM]
Video: Who Will Homer Simpson Vote for in the 2012 Presidential Election?
The show's 24th season kicks off next Sunday, September 30 at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[09/20/12 - 11:25 AM]
ABC's Premiere Week Will Feature Various Cast Members Live Tweeting During Their Premiere Episodes
The event will begin on with "The 64th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" on Sunday, September 23, live at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.

[09/20/12 - 11:20 AM]
Video: "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Season Five - New Clip!
Watch a scene from the show's season premiere, airing Saturday, September 29 on Cartoon Network.

[09/20/12 - 10:53 AM]
Diane Kruger Takes the Lead in FX Drama Pilot "The Bridge"
Gerardo Naranjo will direct the project from a script Meredith Stiehm and Elwood Reid.

[09/20/12 - 10:06 AM]
"Magic City" Sizzles with New Cast Members to Kick Off Season Two
James Caan, Esai Morales, Sherilyn Fenn and Jamie Harris are all bound for the show's sophomore run.

[09/20/12 - 09:59 AM]
"Urban Tarzan" Swings His Way Onto the Spike TV Schedule in 2013
The series follows the country's preeminent extreme animal handler who rescues, captures and relocates dangerous and exotic animals.

[09/20/12 - 09:17 AM]
Premiere of "Survivor" Posts Growth Over Last Fall, Is Night's #1 Show in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 19.

[09/20/12 - 09:16 AM]
Ann Romney Visits NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" for Her First Late-Night Interview
Seth MacFarlane and musical guest Bettye LaVette will also appear on the show.

[09/20/12 - 09:15 AM]
"Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday" Returns Tonight at 8PM ET
The half-hour primetime show will be anchored by the show's signature "Weekend Update" segment with Seth Meyers.

[09/20/12 - 09:01 AM]
"The Chris Matthews Show" Marks Tenth Anniversary
Bob Woodward, Joe Klein, Kelly O'Donnell and Katty Kay are among this weekend's panelists.

[09/20/12 - 08:59 AM]
Video: "Strike Back" Exclusive Clip - Dalton Is Angry About Blown Mission
Watch an exclusive scene from Friday's episode of the Cinemax original series.

[09/20/12 - 08:44 AM]
CBS Sports Network Launches New Late Night Show "Lead Off" Featuring Doug Gottlieb
The one-hour show will air live weekdays (12:00 Midnight-1:00 AM, ET) and debuts Monday, October 22.

[09/20/12 - 08:39 AM]
Five Nights of Premieres Launch the Military Channel's "Red Hot & New Week"
Highlights include the premiere of "The Brokaw Files" on Monday, October 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/20/12 - 08:34 AM]
Disney Presents Its First Little Girl Princess in "Sofia the First: Once Upon A Princess," an Animated Television Movie Premiering Sunday, November 18 on Disney Channel
The voice ensemble includes Ariel Winter, Sara Ramirez, Wayne Brady and Tim Gunn.

[09/20/12 - 08:32 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The X Factor" Rises in Second Week as FOX Tops the Night
The network edges out "Survivor: Philippines" and "Big Brother" on CBS.

[09/20/12 - 08:30 AM]
"The Voice" Encore Improves on NBC's Time Period Average Last Season by 13% in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 19.

[09/20/12 - 08:09 AM]
"Battlestar Galactica's" Kandyse McClure Electrifies an All-New Episode of Syfy's "Alphas" Monday, September 24 at 8PM ET/PT
She plays Agnes, "an attractive but dangerous Alpha with the ability to see into people's minds, but her ability comes with a painfully high cost."







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[05/24/16 - 12:51 PM]
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[05/24/16 - 12:24 PM]
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[05/24/16 - 12:23 PM]
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[05/24/16 - 10:37 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 10:31 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 10:16 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 10:04 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 09:32 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 09:02 AM]
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