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[09/27/12 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 27
Updates include: Glenn Gordon Caron books two dramas at CBS; Nicole Ari Parker joins NBC's "Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives"; and Kate Mulgrew is the latest to Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black."

[09/27/12 - 05:09 PM]
Selena Gomez to Executive-Produce and Star in New "Wizards of Waverly Place" Television Event on Disney Channel
Jake T. Austin, Jennifer Stone, Maria Canals-Barrera, David DeLuise and Gregg Sulkin will also reprise their roles in the one-hour special.

[09/27/12 - 04:24 PM]
The 10 Things You Need to Know About the New Season, Part 4: Friday Night Is Indeed the "Death Slot"
Our popular feature continues as we crunch the numbers from the past 13 seasons.

[09/27/12 - 03:29 PM]
"Boo Boo" Goes Out with Bang for One-Hour Conclusion of Season's First Half
TLC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 26.

[09/27/12 - 02:41 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Honey Boo Boo" Spoils Return of "South Park"
Plus: numbers for Cartoon Network's "LEGO Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out," Comedy Central's "Key & Peele" and more!

[09/27/12 - 02:02 PM]
ION Television Gets in the Ring with the Debut of "WWE(R) Main Event(R)" Premiering Wednesday, October 3 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
The original series will showcase live events filmed across the country, as well as a stop in Europe.

[09/27/12 - 02:00 PM]
Scripted Ensemble Drama Series "DTLA" Makes U.S. Television Premiere on Logo
The series kicks off with an hour-long premiere on Wednesday, October 24 at 11:00/10:00c, followed by seven, 30-minute weekly episodes.

[09/27/12 - 02:00 PM]
Fans Can Chat Live with "Switched at Birth" Star Lucas Grabeel on Monday, October 1st
Fans can tweet with Lucas at @MrGrabeel during the East Coast broadcast of the show.

[09/27/12 - 01:10 PM]
The "Late Show with David Letterman" Notches Its Largest Weekly Audience Since May
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 17-21.

[09/27/12 - 01:05 PM]
TV Land Orders Cast-Contingent Presentation for "Giant Baby" Starring Kirstie Alley
Alley plays, a Broadway star who finds her life turned upside down when the son she gave up for adoption 26 years ago, turns up looking to connect."

[09/27/12 - 01:00 PM]
PBA's 33rd Season of ESPN Television Coverage Begins December 9
ESPN begins with 16 telecasts, including 11 shows expanded from 90 minutes to two hours, and live coverage of two major championships.

[09/27/12 - 12:56 PM]
The CW Presents an Advance Online Screening of the "Emily Owens, M.D." Premiere
Beginning October 1 through October 14, the complete first episode will be available to stream on CWTV.com and other outlets.

[09/27/12 - 12:53 PM]
Showtime(R) Is Hitting the Road and Coming to a College Campus Near You!
Two Showtime trucks will be simultaneously touring the country filled with giveaways, games and more.

[09/27/12 - 12:48 PM]
Two-Part Thom Beers Hosted Aftershow, "After the Dredge," Will Air on Friday Sept. 28 and Oct. 5 at 9PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel
The network's "Bering Sea Gold: Under the Ice" concluded last Friday.

[09/27/12 - 12:42 PM]
NBC's "Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Score #1 Finishes for the 2011-12 Broadcast Year
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 17-21 plus the season to date.

[09/27/12 - 12:39 PM]
Former Republican Presidential Hopeful Rick Santorum to Make His First Visit to CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Wednesday, Oct. 3
Santorum is the author of the new book "American Patriots: Answering the Call to Freedom," which will be released the day before his appearance.

[09/27/12 - 12:15 PM]
Video: First Three Minutes of "The Good Wife" Season Premiere
Watch the opening moments of Sunday's season four premiere.

[09/27/12 - 11:45 AM]
TV Guide Network Brings U.S. Audiences a Taste of Down Under with "Rove LA" Premiering Saturday, October 6
Russell Brand, Adam Lambert and Kristen Schaal will be Rove's first guests on his 2012 season.

[09/27/12 - 11:35 AM]
The "MythBusters" Are Back... with James Cameron! Sunday, Oct. 7th at 8pm ET/PT
The Discovery series moves to Sundays at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[09/27/12 - 11:02 AM]
Victim #1, the Young Man at the Center of the Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal, to Break His Silence in an Exclusive Interview with ABC's Chris Cuomo
Cuomo will appear on "Katie," Katie Couric's new syndicated daytime talk show, Tuesday, October 23 with a special first look at the interview.

[09/27/12 - 10:15 AM]
Video: Go Behind-the-Scenes of FX's "American Horror Story: Asylum"
"Inside The Asylum" previews the show's sophomore run, premiering Wednesday, October 17.

[09/27/12 - 10:09 AM]
TNT Books Second Season of Cable's #1 New Drama, "Major Crimes"
The second season is scheduled to roll out in summer 2013.

[09/27/12 - 10:01 AM]
MTV to Air Seven Days of "Jersey Shore" Programming Leading Up to the Thursday, October 4 Final Season Premiere
Plus: back-to-back episodes will kick off the sixth and final season at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/27/12 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Announces Casting Opportunities for New Reality Competition Series "The Job"
Lisa Ling hosts the newcomer, which gives candidates "a chance to win dynamic positions with potential for enormous growth at some of America's most iconic companies."

[09/27/12 - 09:41 AM]
E!'s Hit Late Night Series "Chelsea Lately" Relocates to the Historic Stage 1 at Universal Studios Beginning October 15 at 11PM ET/PT
Jennifer Aniston, Fergie, Miley Cyrus and Christina Aguilera are among the first wave of guests.

[09/27/12 - 09:36 AM]
Piggy-Backing Onto the National Bacon Shortage, Destination America Greenlights New Series "United States of Bacon"
Todd Fisher hosts the series, which is currently in production for a December 2012 premiere.

[09/27/12 - 09:17 AM]
"Survivor" Wins Its Time Period in Viewers and Adults 25-54, Topping "X-Factor"; Razor-Thin Margin in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 26.

[09/27/12 - 09:01 AM]
DMX, Snoop Dogg, T.I., Eve, A.$.A.P. Rocky, Cassidy, Mystikal, Talib Kweli and B.O.B. Are Among This Year's Featured Artists for The Hip Hop Awards Cypher 2012
Plus: BET takes a look back at some of your favorite moments from previous years on a two-part "Cypher Replay" special airing October 1 and 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/27/12 - 08:59 AM]
2012 New York Television Festival Will Open with Red-Carpet World Premiere of The CW's "The Carrie Diaries"
The screening will include the debut of the series pilot as well as a Q&A with AnnaSophia Robb and Candace Bushnell along with executive producer Amy Harris.

[09/27/12 - 08:54 AM]
Sibling and City Rivalries Heat Up the Kitchen in TLC Special "DC Cupcakes: Wicked Good Showdown"
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, October 9 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[09/27/12 - 08:52 AM]
Season Premiere of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Captures NBC's Best In-Season 18-49 Rating in Time Period Since April 2011
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 26.

[09/27/12 - 08:49 AM]
"Modern Family" Opens as the #1 TV Show, as ABC's Wednesday Comedy Block Wins from 8-10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 26.

[09/27/12 - 08:34 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Onto Demo Crown with "The X Factor"
Plus: ABC takes second place with its comedy lineup, which is on par with last year's numbers.

[09/27/12 - 08:31 AM]
Travel Channel Brings Salty, Crispy Goodness to Bacon-Lovers Everywhere in the New Season of "Food Paradise" Premiering Wednesday, October 3 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Said installment is billed as "Bacon Paradise 2: Another Slab!"

[09/27/12 - 08:11 AM]
Multi-Emmy(R) Award-Winner Sandra Lee Heads Out of the Kitchen in Two New Series
Daytime effort "Sandra's Restaurant Remakes" premieres Sunday, October 14 while "Sandra Lee's Taverns, Lounges & Clubs" rolls out Wednesday, October 17 in primetime.

[09/27/12 - 08:04 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Scores its Most-Watched Season in its 10-Year History
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 17-21 plus the season to date.

[09/27/12 - 07:53 AM]
Syfy Digital Launches Vuguru's New Original Series "Nuclear Family" Exclusively on Xbox Live October 1
Syfy Digital's third original series stars Corin Nemec, Kinsey Packard, Ray Wise and Sharon Lawrence.

[09/27/12 - 07:28 AM]
2012 MLB Postseason Begins Exclusively on TBS with First-Ever Wild Card Games on Friday, October 5
The network will also be the exclusive home of up to 18 Division Series games and the entire American League Championship Series.

[09/27/12 - 07:04 AM]
"Raising Hope" Clean Sweep Contest to Award One Lucky Winner with a Visit from Series Stars Martha Plimpton and Garret Dillahunt
To win the contest, fans should submit their most "awkward" family photo and an explanation of why their family is just like the happily dysfunctional Chances.

[09/27/12 - 06:02 AM]
Lifetime Announces the Designers Back for Redemption and Fashion Glory in Second Season of "Project Runway All Stars," Premiering Thursday, October 25
Carolyn Murphy takes over as host for the new season, with returning mentor Joanna Coles and judges Isaac Mizrahi and Georgina Chapman.

[09/27/12 - 06:01 AM]
"We Will Always Love You: A Grammy(R) Salute to Whitney Houston" Set to Air Friday, Nov. 16 on CBS
The special will tape on Thursday, Oct. 11 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE.

[09/27/12 - 06:00 AM]
SportsCenter's Storm, Anderson to Lead ESPN Team for ING New York City Marathon on November 4
Plus: ABC will also present a two-hour national broadcast at 4 p.m.

[09/27/12 - 04:33 AM]
Reelz Debuts Second Screen Experience for Ken Follett's "World Without End" Mini-Series
As previously announced, the eight-hour mini-series premieres Wednesday, October 17 on the cable channel.

[09/27/12 - 02:00 AM]
Discovery Commissions New Adventure Series "Endurance in the Wake of Shackleton"
The three-part series follows a team of modern day explorers as they attempt to follow in the path of Shackleton's epic crossing of the treacherous Southern Ocean.

[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.







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