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[09/26/12 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 26
Updates include: Christopher Guest mainstays join HBO's "Family Tree"; William Hurt to star in Science's "Feynman and the Challenger"; and Stockard Channing to guest on CBS's "The Good Wife."

[09/26/12 - 06:14 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Sons of Anarchy" Holds Off "Tosh.0" Return
Plus: numbers for Oxygen's "All the Right Moves," Syfy's "Hot Set" and Lifetime's "Dance Moms Reunion."

[09/26/12 - 04:33 PM]
The 10 Things You Need to Know About the New Season, Part 3: Scripted and Unscripted Shows Fail at the Same Rate
Our popular feature continues as we crunch the numbers from the past 13 seasons.

[09/26/12 - 03:01 PM]
"MTV2's Guy Code" Picked Up for Third Season - Season Two Delivers Highest Rated and Most Watched Original Series in MTV2 History
The third season of "Guy Code" will premiere in January 2013.

[09/26/12 - 01:25 PM]
Jennifer Morrison at Bloomingdale's in New York City Tomorrow to Greet Fans of "Once Upon a Time"
Last season's number one new drama returns this Sunday, September 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/26/12 - 12:53 PM]
"My Brother the Serial Killer" Delves Into the Making of a Monster, and How His Family Discovered His Dark Secret
The documentary premieres Wednesday, November 21 at 9:00/8:00c on Investigation Discovery.

[09/26/12 - 12:28 PM]
Bravo Media Is "Taken" as Oscar-Nominated Actor Liam Neeson Appears on "Inside the Actors Studio" Premiering on Tuesday, October 2nd at 7PM ET/PT
Neeson has been nominated for an Oscar, a British Academy Award, three Golden Globes and two Tony awards.

[09/26/12 - 12:03 PM]
"Katie" Scores its Best Number Since Debut Week to Earn its 2nd-Highest Rating Ever
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 25.

[09/26/12 - 12:01 PM]
ESPN's 2012-13 Big Ten Men's College Basketball Schedule
Overall, 25 of the 38 games will involve at least one team in an early ESPN.com men's preseason top 25 poll.

[09/26/12 - 11:34 AM]
The CW Orders New Seasons of "Oh Sit!" and "Breaking Pointe"
Premiere dates will be announced at a later time.

[09/26/12 - 11:21 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Appear on "Steve Harvey" Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Said Harvey, "I'm so honored to welcome First Lady Michelle Obama to the set of my new daytime show."

[09/26/12 - 10:59 AM]
Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Kelly Clarkson and Little Big Town to Perform at "The 46th Annual CMA Awards," Thursday, November 1 on ABC
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will host the event, airing live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

[09/26/12 - 10:52 AM]
Exclusive: ABC Family to Premiere "Home Alone: The Holiday Heist," "Secret Life of the American Teenager" Christmas Special in November
Look for a special one-off Christmas episode of "Secret Life" on Monday, November 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/26/12 - 10:05 AM]
Turner Broadcasting Q3 2012 Network Ratings Highlights
Turner spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/26/12 - 09:53 AM]
"Vegas" Premieres with 14.7 Million Viewers and Time-Period Sweep in All Key Ratings Categories
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 25.

[09/26/12 - 09:48 AM]
The Kilcher Clan Returns to Discovery for Season Two of "Alaska: The Last Frontier"
The show's sophomore run begins Tuesday, October 2 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[09/26/12 - 09:12 AM]
Bonkers for Boo Boo: TLC Orders Additional Episodes of Hit Series "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo"
The first half of the season ends tonight with a special one-hour episode.

[09/26/12 - 09:11 AM]
Hit Crime Drama "Flashpoint" Returns to ION Television with All-New Season Five Premiering Tuesday, October 16 at 11:00PM ET/PT
The 13, original one-hour episodes will close out the show's run.

[09/26/12 - 09:09 AM]
"The Looney Tunes Show" Will Now Premiere on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 8/7c
The series was previously slated to return on Wednesday, October 3 at 7:30/6:30c.

[09/26/12 - 08:53 AM]
NBC Finishes #2 for the Night in 18-49 and Within 1 Share of #1 in Week Three for Its Tuesday Lineup
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 25.

[09/26/12 - 08:52 AM]
NickMom, TV's New Comedy Block Just for Moms, Launches Monday, Oct. 1, at 10 P.M. (ET)
The two-hour block features "NickMom Night Out," "MFF: Mom Friends Forever," "Parental Discretion with Stefanie Wilder-Taylor" and "What Was Carol Brady Thinking?"

[09/26/12 - 08:52 AM]
Disney's Friends for Change Ambassadors Ross Lynch and Laura Marano Help Connect Kids to Nature in an Interstitial, Premiering Friday, September 28 on Disney Channel
Ross and Laura along with students and Disney VoluntEARS, helped plant 350 trees and educational gardens as part of Disney's $100,000 grant to help green school campuses.

[09/26/12 - 08:41 AM]
ABC's "Private Practice" is Up from its Tuesday Premiere and Tops its Season Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 25.

[09/26/12 - 08:35 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS" Bests "The Voice" in Viewers, Demos
Plus: FOX's comedies open down significantly from its lineup a year ago.

[09/26/12 - 08:30 AM]
VH1 Primetime Ratings Surge 33% In Third Quarter Among Adult 18-49 Viewers
VH1 spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/26/12 - 07:47 AM]
BBC America Haunts This Halloween with New Thriller "The Secret of Crickley Hall," a New Season of "Bedlam" and a "Hex" Encore
Tom Ellis and Suranne Jones star in "The Secret of Crickley Hall," premiering on Sunday, October 28.

[09/26/12 - 07:18 AM]
Cari Champion Joins ESPN as Host of First Take as Show Ratings Surge
Champion joins featured commentators Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith as a full-time member of the show on October 1.

[09/26/12 - 07:10 AM]
Food Network Uncovers America's Dirtiest Restaurants in New Series "Health Inspectors"
The five-episode series premieres Friday, October 26 at 10:30/9:30c on the cable channel.

[09/26/12 - 06:54 AM]
IFC Brings Back Cult Comedies in the "Automat"
"The Larry Sanders Show," "Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town," "Undeclared," "Freaks and Geeks," "Action," "The Ben Stiller Show" and "Mr. Show" are among the featured titles.

[09/26/12 - 06:17 AM]
TV One Premieres Fourth Season of "Life After" Monday, October 8 at 9PM ET
The new season will spotlight Marla Gibbs, BernNadette Stanis, Ernest Thomas, Karyn White, Mablean Ephriam, Camille Winbush, Regina Belle, Marion Jones and more!

[09/26/12 - 06:01 AM]
"Haunted Hub" Annual Programming Event Scares Up Spooky Lineup Throughout the Month of October on The Hub TV Network
Highlights include the return of "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series" on Saturday, October 13 at 6:00/5:00c.

[09/25/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 25
Updates include: ABC orders singing competition "Troupe Stars"; Tom Donaghy to explore "Napa" at NBC; and Ilene Chaiken to "Solve for X" over at CBS.

[09/25/12 - 05:26 PM]
Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney to Guest Star on The CW's "Hart of Dixie"
She'll guest star as Tonya, a friend of Rose's (McKaley Miller), who comes to Rose's defense.

[09/25/12 - 04:41 PM]
The 10 Things You Need to Know About the New Season, Part 2: Shows That Premiere in September Have the Best Chance of Survival
Our popular feature continues as we crunch the numbers from the past 13 seasons.

[09/25/12 - 03:48 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network to Premiere "The First Graduating Class: Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls" on Sunday, October 14
The two-hour special introduces viewers to the young women of the school's first graduating class.

[09/25/12 - 03:46 PM]
New OWN Original Series "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" Premiering Oct. 2 Tracks Down Oprah's Most Memorable Guests and Biggest Newsmakers of All Time
Rodney King, Kato Kaelin, Mary Jo Buttafuoco, the Pregnant Man and the first female cadet at The Citadel are among those featured.

[09/25/12 - 03:17 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: Packers/Seahawks Shocker Gives ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Season High
Plus: numbers for HBO's "The Latino List: Volume 2," VH1's "Chrissy & Mr. Jones" and E!'s "Fashion Police: The 2012 Emmys."

[09/25/12 - 01:54 PM]
Mumford & Sons and Emmylou Harris Meet for an All-New Episode of the Critically Acclaimed "CMT Crossroads" Premiering Thursday, September 27
They'll perform acclaimed Harris favorites "The Road" and "Orphan Girl" and the group's "Awake My Soul," "The Cave" and more from their new release, Babel.

[09/25/12 - 01:02 PM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - Network Ranks #1 or Tied for #1 for the Seventh Time in Nine Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 17-23.

[09/25/12 - 01:00 PM]
NBC Picks Up Hit Music Competition Series "The Voice" for Fourth and Fifth Cycles for Broadcast in Spring and Fall 2013
"This pickup will assure the many dedicated 'Voice' fans that this innovative show will continue to bring some of the most talented new voices to the world's attention through all of next year," said Robert Greenblatt.

[09/25/12 - 12:06 PM]
Fan Favorite Sean Lowe Searches for Love Again on ABC's Hit Romance Reality Series, "The Bachelor," When It Returns to ABC in January 2013
Lowe was the last bachelor eliminated before the finale of the eighth edition of "The Bachelorette."

[09/25/12 - 12:00 PM]
LSU to Play TCU in 2013 Cowboys Classic on ESPN, ABC or ESPN2
The game will be played on Saturday, August 31, 2013 and televised on either ESPN, ABC or ESPN2.

[09/25/12 - 11:57 AM]
CMT Greenlights "Dog" - A New Action-Packed Reality Series Headlined by Dog & Beth Chapman Produced and Distributed by Electus
The 10-episode series is set to begin production in early 2013 and will premiere Spring/Summer 2013.

[09/25/12 - 11:49 AM]
Seven of Top Eight Teams across ESPN Networks; Five of Top Six in Prime Time on Saturday
ESPN details its college football schedule for the coming weekend.

[09/25/12 - 11:24 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - "Bones," "So You Think You Can Dance," "The X Factor" and "Glee" Highlight FOX's Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 17-23.

[09/25/12 - 11:23 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Good Luck Charlie," "Housewives of New Jersey" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Treme," Food Network's "$24 in 24" and E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2012 Emmy Awards."

[09/25/12 - 11:18 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Continues Reign with College Football Doubleheader
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Last Hours in Suburbia," Nickelodeon's "Victorious" and OWN's "Iyanla, Fix My Life."

[09/25/12 - 11:18 AM]
"Katie" Leads the 2012-13 Freshman Class to Stand as the No. 1 New Talk Show
Disney-ABC Domestic Television further spins the numbers for the week of September 10-16.

[09/25/12 - 11:17 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Tallies its Highest-Rated Week 2 of a Season Since 2008
Disney-ABC Domestic Television further spins the numbers for the week of September 10-16.

[09/25/12 - 11:12 AM]
Zoologist Dave Salmoni Roars Back Into Animal Planet's Spotlight with "Frontier Earth Presented by Walmart"
The six-episode series launches Tuesday, November 13 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.







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[10/20/14 - 03:29 PM]
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Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, October 17.

[10/20/14 - 02:02 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 01:20 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 01:19 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 12:42 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 12:22 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 12:22 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 12:18 PM]
USA Network Orders Third Season of Breakout Comedic Reality Series "Chrisley Knows Best"
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[10/20/14 - 12:10 PM]
Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor to Perform Duets with Top Country Acts on "The 48th Annual CMA Awards"
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[10/20/14 - 11:51 AM]
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[10/20/14 - 11:49 AM]
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[10/20/14 - 11:06 AM]
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[10/20/14 - 11:04 AM]
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[10/20/14 - 10:55 AM]
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[10/20/14 - 10:40 AM]
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The six-episode series launches Friday, December 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.