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[10/03/12 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 3
Updates include: M. Night Shyamalan brings "Lost Horizon" to NBC; Agnes Bruckner to topline Lifetime's "The Anna Nicole Story"; and Julia Roberts to produce ABC's "Taming of the Shrew."

[10/03/12 - 10:22 PM]
The 10 Things You Need to Know About the New Season, Part 8: New Shows on Average Lose 14% of Their Audience by Episode Two
Our popular feature continues as we crunch the numbers from the past 13 seasons.

[10/03/12 - 03:59 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: FX's "Anarchy," ESPN's "30 for 30" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Oprah: Where Are They Now?," Discovery's "Alaska: The Last Frontier" and History's "How Playboy Changed the World."

[10/03/12 - 03:18 PM]
"Sons of Anarchy" Beats First-Run Competition on Every Broadcast Network at 10 PM in Delivery of Adults 18-49
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 2.

[10/03/12 - 01:21 PM]
Oxygen Media Ramps Up Its Development Slate with Five Bold New Shows Aimed at Young Women
"Fat Girl Revenge," "Funny Girls," "Shotgun Weddings," "Heart and Soul" and "Gorgeous & Guilty!" are among the projects in the works.

[10/03/12 - 12:11 PM]
Carolyn Manno Signs New Multi-Year Agreement with NBC Sports Group
Manno serves as a reporter on NBC's "Football Night in America," as well as on NBC and NBC Sports Group coverage of college football and basketball.

[10/03/12 - 11:12 AM]
Cartoon Network's "Regular Show" Season 4 Premiere Scores as #1 Telecast of the Day on All Television Among Kids & Boys
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Monday, October 1.

[10/03/12 - 10:44 AM]
ABC Studios and Big Machine Records Announce Exclusive Music Partnership for ABC's Upcoming Drama Series "Nashville"
Big Machine Records will release original music from "Nashville" each week on both iTunes and ABC's Music Lounge.

[10/03/12 - 10:24 AM]
GSN Premieres New Season of "The Newlywed Game," Hosted by Sherri Shepherd
Look for back-to-back episodes every Thursday night starting at 8:00/7:00c on October 25.

[10/03/12 - 10:04 AM]
ABC Leads in Upscale Adults 18-49 During Premiere Week
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 24-30.

[10/03/12 - 10:03 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Supernatural" Co-Star Jared Padalecki
Check out part three of our three-part visit with the cast of The CW series.

[10/03/12 - 10:02 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Supernatural" Co-Star Jensen Ackles
Check out part two of our three-part visit with the cast of The CW series.

[10/03/12 - 10:01 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Supernatural" Co-Star Misha Collins
Check out part one of our three-part visit with the cast of The CW series.

[10/03/12 - 09:47 AM]
TNT's "Dallas" Starts Production on Second Season
The 15-episode second season is set to launch on Monday, January 28 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/03/12 - 09:17 AM]
"NCIS" and "NCIS: Los Angeles" Sweep Their Time Periods and Are Tuesday's Top Two Programs in Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 2.

[10/03/12 - 09:12 AM]
Chris Harrison and Brooke Burke-Charvet Return to Host "The 2013 Miss America Competition" on ABC
The event will be telecast live from the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday, January 12.

[10/03/12 - 09:10 AM]
Adult Swim Doubles Up on Laughs with Emmy(R) Winner "Childrens Hospital" and "NTSF:SD:SUV::" - Network Announces New Season Pickups for Both Comedies
Season five of "Childrens Hospital" and season three of "NTSF:SD:SUV::" will premiere in 2013.

[10/03/12 - 08:56 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars: The Results" Retains 100% of its Week-Ago Premiere as Others Drop
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 2.

[10/03/12 - 08:55 AM]
Recap Episode of "The Voice" Is #2 in Adults 18-49, #1 in Adults 18-34 at 8 p.m.
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 2.

[10/03/12 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: No Stopping CBS, "NCIS" in Second Week
Plus: ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" and FOX's "New Girl" are the only series up week-to-week.

[10/03/12 - 08:41 AM]
"Strike Back" to Return to Cinemax for Season Three in 2013
10 new episodes will shoot in South Africa and Hungary for a 2013 premiere.

[10/03/12 - 08:30 AM]
Syfy Acquires "Primeval: New World" from Entertainment One - Spin-Off of Hit Series Slated to Premiere in 2013
Niall Matter, Sara Canning and Danny Rahim star in the 13-episode series.

[10/03/12 - 08:21 AM]
Andrea Canning Joins NBC News as "Dateline" Correspondent
In her new role, Canning will also contribute to all platforms of NBC News including "Today," "NBC Nightly News" and MSNBC.

[10/03/12 - 08:16 AM]
Bounce TV to Air its First CIAA Football Game of New Package Sat. Oct. 6, New Original Series "Off The Chain" Premieres Mon. Oct 22
Rodney Perry hosts "Off The Chain," airing Mondays at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/03/12 - 08:14 AM]
3-2-1 Blast Off! "Large Dangerous Rocket Ships" Launches on Science This October
The rocket enthusiast competition airs Sunday, October 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/03/12 - 07:11 AM]
"Grimm" Increases Its Adult 18-49 Rating by 1.14 Points Going from "Live Plus Same Day" Ratings to "Live Plus Seven Day" Results
NBC further spins the numbers for Friday, September 28.

[10/03/12 - 06:41 AM]
Style Media to Offer Free Rides to New York City Fans October 3 Through October 7 to Promote the Third Season Premiere of "Big Rich Texas" on Sunday, October 7 at 8PM ET/PT
The custom gold wrapped SUVs with bullhorns adorning the roof will be traveling throughout the city giving viewers free rides and sneak peaks of the third season.

[10/03/12 - 06:17 AM]
"48 Hours: My Dad's Killer" Was Saturday's #1 Show with Viewers and Households
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, September 29.

[10/03/12 - 06:01 AM]
Rihanna, Justin Bieber and Bruno Mars to Perform on "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show," Tuesday, Dec. 4 on the CBS Television Network
The special will also include "pink carpet interviews, model profiles and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the world's most celebrated fashion show."

[10/02/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 2
Updates include: Mike Vogel, Nestor Carbonell to visit A&E's "Bates Motel"; Jeffrey Nachmanoff lands "Hostages" pilot at CBS; and Drea de Matteo to star in Lifetime's "Stalkers."

[10/02/12 - 10:08 PM]
The 10 Things You Need to Know About the New Season, Part 7: 4% of Broadcast Series Have Changed Networks
Our popular feature continues as we crunch the numbers from the past 13 seasons.

[10/02/12 - 04:19 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Monday Night Football" Hits Another Season High for ESPN
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Lovetown, USA," BET's "Cypher Replay" and Bravo's "Gallery Girls."

[10/02/12 - 03:04 PM]
ABC's "Last Resort" Leapfrogs Over Fox's "X Factor" Thursday to Lead in Early DVR Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 27.

[10/02/12 - 02:30 PM]
Live Twitter Chat with "Grey's Anatomy's" Jessica Capshaw, Thursday, October 4
The actress will be up on Twitter at @jessicacapshaw during the West Coast broadcast of the show.

[10/02/12 - 02:29 PM]
ESPN and "Monday Night Football" Win the Night with Season-Best 12.3 Rating and 16.6 Million Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 1.

[10/02/12 - 01:35 PM]
It's Trick and Treat When FOX Airs Two Nights of All-New Halloween-Themed Comedies Sunday, October 7, and Tuesday, October 30
Highlights include "Treehouse of Horror XXIII" on "The Simpsons" this Sunday at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/02/12 - 01:30 PM]
FOX Propelled to Premiere Week Win Among Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 24-30.

[10/02/12 - 01:14 PM]
NBC Picks Up Full Seasons of Three Acclaimed Freshman Series -- "Revolution," "Go On" and "The New Normal"
"We're impressed with the imagination and creative direction of the entire team on 'Revolution,' not to mention the immediately strong response we got from the audience," said Jennifer Salke.

[10/02/12 - 01:10 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Posts Double-Digit Ratings Gains for Third Quarter 2012 Across All Key Demos in Primetime and Total Day
OWN spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[10/02/12 - 01:04 PM]
Disney Channel Orders Third Season of Popular Comedy for Kids and Tweens, "A.N.T. Farm"
Production resumes in Los Angeles this December with season three scheduled to premiere in June 2013.

[10/02/12 - 12:49 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: Bravo Tops Charts with "Real Housewives of New Jersey Reunion"
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "Tattoo Rescue," Animal Planet's "Disneynature Oceans" and Food Network's "Cupcake Wars: Cake Wars."

[10/02/12 - 12:48 PM]
TNT Scores Several Remarkable Competitive Victories in Q3 2012, Securing Its Position as Home to Cable's Top Original Dramas
Turner spins the numbers for quarter to date.

[10/02/12 - 12:44 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: ESPN's College Football Holds Off Nickelodeon's Originals
Plus: numbers for Comedy Central's "Demetri Martin. Standup Comedian.," Syfy's "Lake Placid: The Final Chapter" and more!

[10/02/12 - 12:32 PM]
"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Make a Triumphant Return to TV - Nickelodeon Announces Season 2 Pick Up
Nickelodeon has ordered 26 additional episodes of the series, which will begin airing next year.

[10/02/12 - 12:32 PM]
Animal Planet Pacing for Most-Watched Year Ever
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[10/02/12 - 12:30 PM]
truTV Ready to Turn Up the Heat this Winter After Scoring Best Third Quarter Ever in Key Demos
Among the newcomers: "Killer Karaoke," now premiering premiering Friday, November 23.

[10/02/12 - 12:22 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" Reunion Part One Earns Nearly 6 Million Total Viewers for the Night
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, September 30.

[10/02/12 - 12:12 PM]
Three Prime Time Games between Ranked Teams Highlights Television Schedule
The networks of ESPN detail their lineups for the upcoming weekend.

[10/02/12 - 12:08 PM]
Nickelodeon All-Stars Team Up in a Heroic High Stakes Caper in a New Original TV Movie, "Swindle"
Jennette McCurdy, Noah Crawford, Noah Munck, Ariana Grande, Chris O'Neal and Ciara Bravo star in the project.

[10/02/12 - 12:06 PM]
Lifetime Scores Third Straight Quarter Registering Year-on-Year Growth
Lifetime spins the numbers for the quarter to date.







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[07/22/14 - 01:49 PM]
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[07/22/14 - 01:47 PM]
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HGTV spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
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[07/22/14 - 12:10 PM]
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[07/22/14 - 12:04 PM]
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Additionally, Spike will celebrate the industries "Game Changer of the Year," as voted by the fans.

[07/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
Adult Swim Once Again Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:20 AM]
TNT Wins Fourth Week in a Row, with "Major Crimes," "Rizzoli & Isles" and "The Last Ship" Leading the Pack
TNT spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:16 AM]
Hilarious Roastmaster Jeff Ross Mentors Comics to Roast Famed Funnyman Gilbert Gottfried on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" Thursday, July 24
The result is a no-holds barred, hilarious night of comedy at the Avalon Ballroom in Hollywood, where the comics roast not only Gottfried, but also each other.

[07/22/14 - 11:13 AM]
Premiere of New American Heroes Channel Series "Gunslingers" Breaks Network Record for P2+ and HH Delivery
American Heroes Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 11:12 AM]
HBO Confirms Sept. 20 Debut for "On the Run Tour: Beyonce and Jay Z"
Featuring the superstars in their first collaborative tour - and their first HBO concert event - the special will tape September 12 and 13 at Stade de France in Paris.

[07/22/14 - 10:32 AM]
PBS Arts Fall Festival 2014 Kicks Off September 26
Entering its fourth season, the PBS Arts Fall Festival has become a Friday night fall tradition, reaching more than 33 million viewers since its conception in 2011.

[07/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
PBS and BBC Worldwide North America Sign Deal to Bring Fourth Season of "Call the Midwife" to U.S.
Look for a special holiday episode on Sunday, December 28 followed by season four on Sunday, March 29.

[07/22/14 - 10:30 AM]
PBS Announces New Series: "The Brain with Dr. David Eagleman"
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[07/22/14 - 10:29 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 10:28 AM]
PBS and "American Experience" Announce "Walt Disney" to Premiere Fall 2015
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