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[09/28/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 28
Updates include: Miley Cyrus in talks for "Bonnie & Clyde" mini-series; CBS orders "Nerds in Love" comedy pilot; and Jason Katims to bring "About a Boy" to NBC.

[09/28/12 - 04:54 PM]
The 10 Things You Need to Know About the New Season, Part 5: 10 O'Clock Is Just as Successful as Any Other Time Period
Our popular feature continues as we crunch the numbers from the past 13 seasons.

[09/28/12 - 03:24 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Ravens/Browns Keep NFL Network's "Thursday Night Football" on Top
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Prank My Mom," GSN's "The American Bible Challenge" and FX's "Louie."

[09/28/12 - 02:53 PM]
Boomerang Brews October of Spine-Tingling Halloween Programming Highlighted by "The Munsters," "The Addams Family" & "Scooby-Doo"
Boomerang will feature spooktacular blocks of "The Funky Phantom," "Goober and the Ghost Chasers," "What's New, Scooby-Doo?," "The Munsters" and "The Addams Family."

[09/28/12 - 02:42 PM]
Celebrate Halloween All Month Long with Brand New Creepy Cartoon Network Originals and Spooky Specials
Highlights include the "Regular Show Presents Terror Tales of the Park II" special on Monday, October 15.

[09/28/12 - 01:46 PM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Gains Additional +0.2 Ratings Points to a 5.0, Marking Its Premiere High in Adults 18-49
CBS further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 27.

[09/28/12 - 12:58 PM]
"A Very Venture Halloween" Special Comes Alive this October on Adult Swim
The special was created and directed by Jackson Publick and written by Publick and Doc Hammer.

[09/28/12 - 12:54 PM]
Frugal Families Stretch a Dollar on TLC's "Extreme Cheapskates"
The six-episode series rolls out Tuesday, October 16 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/28/12 - 12:39 PM]
"Thursday Night Football's" Browns-Ravens Tops Eight Million Viewers; Continues Pace to Be Most-Watched Season Ever on NFL Network
NFL Network spins the numbers for Thursday, September 27.

[09/28/12 - 12:39 PM]
CBS to Rebroadcast Season Premiere of "Hawaii Five-0" This Saturday at 9:00/8:00c
Said telecast were replace the previously announced encore of "Elementary's" pilot.

[09/28/12 - 12:30 PM]
TNT Adds Third Season of "Franklin & Bash" to Docket
"[The series], with its winning cast and some of the sharpest dialogue on television, is a refreshingly clever, light-hearted take on the courtroom drama," said Michael Wright.

[09/28/12 - 11:52 AM]
TV Guide Network Premieres New Series, "The Shores," on Sunday, October 7 at 9:00 p.m.
The series follows four beautiful and ambitious young women from America as they live, work and play in Cape Town, South Africa.

[09/28/12 - 10:20 AM]
AMC Offers DISH Subscribers Live Stream of the Season Three Premiere Episode of "The Walking Dead" Sunday, October 14 at 9PM ET/6PM PT
DISH dropped AMC, as well as its sister networks, IFC, WE tv and Sundance Channel to gain leverage in an unrelated lawsuit.

[09/28/12 - 10:16 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group's Casting Department Presents the Annual Diversity Talent Showcase, October 9
This year's New York showcase taking place at New World Stages will feature 12 talented, emerging actors.

[09/28/12 - 10:15 AM]
Everyday Health's New TV Series, "Recipe Rehab," Is First Show from a YouTube Original Channel to Air on Network TV
The series will debut October 6 as part of "Litton's Weekend Adventure," a block of educational and informational programming.

[09/28/12 - 10:07 AM]
AMC Greenlights Unscripted Series "Road Show," Renews "Small Town Security" for a Second Season
"Road Show" organizes competitions in small towns across the country, featuring local talent who get the chance of a lifetime to be in the spotlight.

[09/28/12 - 09:38 AM]
The Series Premiere of "Elementary" Sweeps Time Period in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 27.

[09/28/12 - 09:01 AM]
MTV's New Docu-Series "This Is How I Made It" Premieres Saturday, October 13 at 12:00 PM ET/PT
Chris Brown, Demi Lovato, U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas, Mac Miller, Wiz Khalifa and 2 Chainz are among those featured in the newcomer.

[09/28/12 - 08:59 AM]
Animal Planet's "Too Cute!" Returns with New Loveable Litters and a Kitten Cam
The series returns Saturday, October 13 at 8:00/7:00c with the first of eight new episodes.

[09/28/12 - 08:57 AM]
Discovery's Highest-Rated Series "Gold Rush" Returns for a Third Season on October 26th and This Time, Someone Hits the Mother Lode
Look for a 90-minute "Do or Die" special at 7:30/6:30c followed by the season premiere at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/28/12 - 08:50 AM]
"The Office" Delivers 5.2 Million Viewers; "Up All Night" Builds on Its 18-49 Lead-In
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 27.

[09/28/12 - 08:50 AM]
ABC's Thursday Dramas Open Impressively with Across the Board Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 27.

[09/28/12 - 08:37 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Return Puts on CBS on Top
Plus: "Two and a Half Men," "Person of Interest" and "Elementary" post year-to-year gains for the network.

[09/28/12 - 08:08 AM]
The CW Kicks Off Its Fall Season on Monday, October 1 with a Special Telecast of the "iHeartRadio Music Festival"
The telecast will feature a line-up of today's hottest artists, including No Doubt, P!nk, Rihanna, Pitbull, Taylor Swift, Usher and Green Day.

[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.







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[09/19/14 - 02:43 PM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network Wins in Primetime with Viewers and Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 02:22 PM]
Statement from E! Regarding "Fashion Police"
"We decided, with Melissa Rivers' blessing, that Joan would have wanted the franchise to continue," the network said. "Fashion Police will return in 2015 commencing with Golden Globes coverage on Monday, January 12."

[09/19/14 - 11:03 AM]
Get Ready for an "Awkward" Binge Sesh When MTV Airs the Hit Series in Its Entirety Beginning on Monday, September 22 at 8:30 AM ET/PT
Said marathon concludes with the premiere of the second-half of season 4 on Tuesday, September 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/19/14 - 11:00 AM]
"Justified" Arrests Sam Elliott and Garret Dillahunt
The series returns for its sixth and final season in January 2015.

[09/19/14 - 10:06 AM]
"CMT Instant Jam: Kenny Chesney" Premieres Saturday, September 27 at 10 P.M., ET/PT
Viewers can get a sneak peek of Chesney's "American Kids" performance exclusively on the CMT Artists App beginning tomorrow morning at 11:30 a.m. ET.

[09/19/14 - 09:15 AM]
Cartoon Network's Hit Series "Regular Show" Is Back for a Not-So-Regular Sixth Season Premiering Thursday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT)
The Emmy-winning series was created by JG Quintel and produced by Cartoon Network Studios.

[09/19/14 - 08:40 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Ranks as the #1 Non-Sports Telecast on the Big 4 Last Night in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dominates with "Thursday Night Football"
The Eye easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/19/14 - 08:01 AM]
"The Graham Norton Show" Returns to BBC America Saturday, October 4, 11:00 PM ET
In the premiere episode, Denzel Washington, Peter Capaldi and Gemma Arterton will join each other on Graham's infamous orange sofa.

[09/19/14 - 07:42 AM]
CNBC's "The Filthy Rich Guide" Series Premiere on Wednesday, October 8 at 10PM ET/PT
The five-episode series is "a fun, fast-paced guide that catalogues the ways in which the .01 percent spend their money."

[09/18/14 - 04:56 PM]
Fall Premiere of OWN's "For Better or Worse" Delivers 1.2 Million Viewers
OWN spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 17.

[09/18/14 - 02:50 PM]
"90 Day Fiance" - TLC's #1 New Series of 2014 - Returns October 19, 2014
In the second season, six new couples decide to take a chance on love and bring their spouses-to-be stateside.

[09/18/14 - 01:17 PM]
NBC Announces Partnership and Integration with Nissan as Exclusive Automotive Sponsor of Emmy Award-Winning Hit "The Voice"
"The Voice Official App" will further enhance the viewer experience across the show from the blind auditions, battles, knockouts all the way to the live playoffs as well as giving fans, for the first time, the ability to use the app to vote for their favorite artists live during the broadcast of the show.

[09/18/14 - 01:15 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Cedar Cove" Ranks #1 in Primetime Among Households, Women 25-54, and Total Viewers in Live+3 Performance
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, September 13.

[09/18/14 - 01:06 PM]
National Spotlight Shines on Jeter's Final Series on FOX; Pirates' Playoff Push on FOX Sports 1 to End MLB Regular Season
Today, FOX Sports announced unprecedented, side-by-side national coverage of Major League Baseball's final regular season Saturday with two compelling games side-by-side on the FOX broadcast network and FOX Sports 1.