[monday, october 08, 2012]    
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[10/08/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 8
Updates include: ABC asks for three more "The Neighbors" scripts; drama "The Last Stand" gets pilot order at NBC, as does comedy "Joe & Joe & Jane."

[10/08/12 - 06:01 PM]
Paula Abdul Joins ABC's "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" as a Special Guest Judge for One Night, Monday, October 15
She will be joining Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba as they critique and score the remaining All-Star couples on their dance routines of the night.

[10/08/12 - 05:31 PM]
NBC Delays Returns of "Whitney," "Community"
Both series had been set to return next Friday, October 19.

[10/08/12 - 03:38 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: TBS Wins with MLB Wild Card Doubleheader
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Monsters Inside Me," FX's "UFC Fight Night" and more!

[10/08/12 - 03:06 PM]
Academy Award(R) Nominee Demian Bichir Signs on for FX Drama Pilot "The Bridge"
He'll play Marco Ruiz, a homicide investigator for the state of Chihuahua in Mexico.

[10/08/12 - 02:44 PM]
TBS Sets Jan. 17 Premiere and Announces Contestants for New Unscripted Competition Series "King of the Nerds"
Robert Carradine and Curtis Armstrong host the series, to air Thursdays at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/08/12 - 02:29 PM]
"American Chopper Live" (w/t) Returns with a Heated Four Way Bike Build-off
The two-night special airs Monday, December 10 and Tuesday, December 11 at 9:00/8:00c on Discovery.

[10/08/12 - 02:02 PM]
Style Media's Sunday Nights Return Big with the Season Three Premiere of "Big Rich Texas" Delivering Its Most Watched Season Premiere Ever
Style spins the numbers for Sunday, October 7.

[10/08/12 - 01:41 PM]
TLC Goes Behind the Seams of the Dressmaking Business from "My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding" in "Little Shop of Gypsies"
The four-episode series launches this Thursday, October 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/08/12 - 01:20 PM]
Oxygen to Air Exclusive Content of "Bad Girls Club" Along with Fan Favorite Movies During "BGC Movie Weekend" on Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13
"BGC Movie Weekend" leads up to the highly-anticipated season nine finale of "Bad Girls Club" Mexico on Monday, October 15.

[10/08/12 - 01:08 PM]
"Ted Nugent's Gun Country" Special Airs Wednesday, October 10 at 10 PM ET/PT on Discovery
Plus: look for "Secrets of Secret Societies" on Sunday, October 14 and "Osama bin Laden: The Finish" on Wednesday, October 17.

[10/08/12 - 12:49 PM]
President Barack Obama Featured in Nick News with Linda Ellerbee "Kids Pick the President: The Candidates" Special Premiering Oct. 15, at 8p ET/PT
Following the special, kids have the opportunity to vote for the man they think should be the next president.

[10/08/12 - 12:47 PM]
Lifetime Original Movie Event "Steel Magnolias" Blossoms, Averaging 6.5 Million Total Viewers in World Premiere to Become Network's Third Most-Watched Telecast Ever
Lifetime spins the numbers for Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7.

[10/08/12 - 12:43 PM]
Syfy Orders Fourth Season of Its Hit Competition Series "Face Off"
Slated for a 2013 premiere, notable guest appearances on tap for season four include Bryan Singer and Lightstorm's Jon Landau.

[10/08/12 - 12:22 PM]
The Year's Top Country Artists to Be Honored on "CMT Artists of the Year" But Honorees Will Remain a Mystery Until the CMT Premiere on December 8
The 90-minute special celebrates the class of 2012 with an incredible evening of wall-to-wall performances.

[10/08/12 - 12:12 PM]
Inspiring HBO Documentary "The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia," Showing How the Disorder Can be a Gift as Well as a Challenge, Debuts Oct. 29 During National Dyslexia Month
Directed by James Redford, the film is "a personal, touching and sometimes humorous look at this developmental reading disorder."

[10/08/12 - 11:57 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Curiosity" Series Goes Inside the Bermuda Triangle in Search of Answers to This Ancient Mystery
Other upcoming installments include "I Was Mummified" on October 21 and "Brainwashed" on October 28.

[10/08/12 - 11:36 AM]
MTV2 Set to Debut All New Episodes of "Hip Hop Squares" on Tuesday, October 23 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: "The Dub Magazine Project" returns for its second season on Sunday, October 28 at 1:00 p.m. ET/PT.

[10/08/12 - 11:32 AM]
"Judges' Homes" Round of "The X Factor" Airs Wednesday, October 10, Thursday, October 11 and Wednesday, October 17 on FOX
As previously reported, look for a special two-hour installment on Sunday, November 4.

[10/08/12 - 11:22 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Orders Web Series "Broad City" to Pilot
Amy Poehler, Dave Becky and Sam Saifer are among the executive producers.

[10/08/12 - 11:10 AM]
Tom and Jerry Reignite Never-Ending Rivalry for Cartoon Network
"The Tom and Jerry Show" will be comprised of two 11-minute shorts per episode.

[10/08/12 - 11:04 AM]
Co-Host Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church and The Band Perry to Perform on "The 46th Annual CMA Awards," November 1 on ABC
Previously announced performers include Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson, Little Big Town, Miranda Lambert, Paisley and Zac Brown Band.

[10/08/12 - 11:01 AM]
FOX Gives Full-Season Orders to New Comedies "Ben and Kate" and "The Mindy Project"
The network asks for six additional episodes of "Ben and Kate" and nine additional episodes of "Mindy Project."

[10/08/12 - 10:57 AM]
Get in the Groove with the Basic Cable Premiere of "Step Up 3," Sunday, October 14 at 8:00PM ET/PT on ABC Family
Broadcasts of "Step Up" and "Step Up 2: The Streets" will lead into the film.

[10/08/12 - 09:30 AM]
"My Life as an NBA Rookie," a Special That Reveals What Life as a Rookie Was Like for Some of Today's Biggest NBA Stars, Premieres Monday, October 29 on Disney XD
The half-hour special will lead into new episodes of "Kickin' It," "Lab Rats" and "Crash & Bernstein."

[10/08/12 - 09:15 AM]
ABC is Up 15% Over the Year-Ago Sunday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 7.

[10/08/12 - 09:13 AM]
TV One Renews Award Winning Docu-Series "Unsung" for a Sixth Season
The network's popular and longest-running original series is schedule to return in January 2013.

[10/08/12 - 09:05 AM]
New Premiere Times for Ken Follett's "World Without End" Mini-Series on Reelz
The eight-hour epic premieres Wednesday, October 17 with three chances to watch at 8:00/7:00c, 10:00/9:00c and 12:00/11:00c.

[10/08/12 - 09:01 AM]
New Green Day Music Narrates Action-Packed "CSI: NY" on Friday, October 19
"Stop When The Red Lights Flash," "Amy," "Night Life," "The Forgotten" and "Kill The DJ" are among the featured tracks.

[10/08/12 - 08:53 AM]
CBS Sports Scores Highest NFL and College Football Ratings of Weekend
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7.

[10/08/12 - 08:22 AM]
NBC Is #1 for the Night in All Key Ratings Categories: Adults, Men and Women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, Plus Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 7.

[10/08/12 - 08:20 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Remain on Top
The Peacock's NFL franchise however is down week to week, as are ABC's "666 Park Avenue," CBS's "The Mentalist."

[10/08/12 - 08:15 AM]
Video: Get the First Look at MTV and Logo's "It Gets Better" Special, Premiering Tomorrow, October 9 at 11:00 PM ET/PT
Dan Savage, syndicated columnist, author, and co-creator of the It Gets Better Project, anchors the special.

[10/08/12 - 07:56 AM]
Syfy to Bring Smash Hit Reality Series "Opposite Worlds" to America with Acquisition of Exclusive U.S. Format Rights from Canal 13 and Banijay International
The series will consist of 12 episodes over six weeks, marking the first time Syfy has ever aired an original series twice a week.

[10/08/12 - 07:17 AM]
Bravo Media Gets Wired with the Premiere of "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley" on Monday, November 5th at 10:00 PM ET/PT
Den of Thieves and Zuckerberg Media are behind the project.

[10/08/12 - 06:21 AM]
NBC Green-Lights "Get Out Alive" (Working Title) - A New Adventure Reality-Competition Series Starring Ultimate Survivor Bear Grylls
The series is set to air in primetime in Summer 2013.

[10/08/12 - 06:20 AM]
Miami-Notre Dame Game from Solider Field in Chicago Is Up 71% Versus Last Year's Neutral-Site Primetime Telecast
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 6.

[10/08/12 - 06:01 AM]
Yolanda Adams and CeCe Winans to Perform on "We Will Always Love You: A Grammy(R) Salute to Whitney Houston"
The one-hour special will be broadcast on Friday, November 16 at 10:00/9:00c on CBS.

[10/08/12 - 05:31 AM]
TV Guide Network's "StandUp In Stilettos" Is Back for a Second Season Premiering on November 10
Scheduled to appear in this season: Thea Vidale, Cory Kahaney, Cathy Ladman, Luenell and Laurie Kilmartin.

[10/07/12 - 12:28 PM]
MLB Postseason on TBS Delivers Audience Growth
TBS spins the numbers for Saturday, October 6.

[10/07/12 - 09:05 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Puts ABC, FOX in Front
The Alphabet is the most-watched network with its weekly college football franchise.

[10/06/12 - 01:48 PM]
TBS Scores on First Day of 2012 MLB Postseason
TBS spins the numbers for Friday, October 5.

[10/06/12 - 08:52 AM]
ABC Dominates Friday with "Shark Tank" Finishing as the #1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 5.

[10/06/12 - 08:46 AM]
"Grimm" Matches Its Highest 18-49 Rating for a Friday Telecast Since January 20
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 5.

[10/06/12 - 08:44 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Paves the Way to ABC Demo Win
Plus: "Made in Jersey" on CBS sinks 27% from its premiere in adults 18-49.

[10/05/12 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 5
Updates include: CBS eyes "Bad Teacher" TV series; NBC to import Australian drama "The Slap"; and ABC orders diving competition "Celebrity Splash."

[10/05/12 - 04:50 PM]
The 10 Things You Need to Know About the New Season, Part 10: History Is on the Side of the Majority of This Fall's New Shows
Our popular feature concludes as we crunch the numbers from the past 13 seasons.

[10/05/12 - 03:30 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey Shore" Return Falls Short of "Thursday Night Football"
Plus: numbers for Comedy Central's "Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution," History's "Nor'eastermen" and more!

[10/05/12 - 02:49 PM]
Sean Astin Guest Stars on Syfy's Hit Series "Alphas" Beginning Monday, October 8 at 8PM ET/PT
He'll appear in a two-episode arc that kicks off the show's last three episodes of the season.

[10/05/12 - 11:39 AM]
E! Premieres "A-List Listings" on Wednesday, October 24; "Ice Loves Coco" Returns Sunday, October 28
Plus: look for the special "Keeping Up with the Kardashians: Dishing it Out" also on Sunday, October 28.

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[10/21/16 - 02:02 PM]
NLCS Game 5 Is Second Most-Watched Telecast in FS1 History
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, October 20.

[10/21/16 - 12:08 PM]
Freeform Brings Fan Favorite "Stitchers" and New Original Sci-Fi Series "Beyond" to Stan Lee's L.A. Comic Con on October 29 and 30
"Stitchers" co-stars Ritesh Rajan, Damon Dayoub and Sarah Davenport are among those scheduled to appear.

[10/21/16 - 10:05 AM]
Freeform's Annual "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas" Starts on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24
Said offerings include the premiere "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," "Boxtrolls," and the network premiere of the fourth installment of the hit "Cinderella Story" franchise, "A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits."

[10/21/16 - 10:04 AM]
Freeform's Funday Programming Event Begins November 12 and Continues Through November 13
Highlights include the network premieres of "Planes: Fire & Rescue," "How to Train Your Dragon" and "Shrek Forever After."

[10/21/16 - 10:03 AM]
"Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour" to Premiere on Showtime(R) on December 9 at 9 PM ET/PT
The film is co-directed by Danny B. Tull and Nathan Rissman, both of whom have worked extensively with Madonna on her feature films and tour movies.

[10/21/16 - 09:55 AM]
David Blaine Is Back With an Extraordinary Special, "David Blaine: Beyond Magic," Airing Tuesday, November 15, on ABC
Following his critically acclaimed ratings smash "David Blaine: Real or Magic," Blaine returns with his most revealing performance yet.

[10/21/16 - 09:35 AM]
Video: Netflix's "Haters Back Off!" Star Miranda Sings Shares Some of Her Favorite Things
Based on the character created by Colleen Ballinger, "Haters Back Off!" delves into the oddball family life of Miranda Sings.

[10/21/16 - 09:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Unveils The Ivory Game Trailer and Poster
From executive producer Leonardo DiCaprio, The Ivory Game is an epic documentary feature that goes undercover into the dark and sinister underbelly of ivory trafficking.

[10/21/16 - 09:29 AM]
Premiere Date Change - A&E Network Will Now Air Original Docu-Series "The Killing Season" on November 12
The newcomer will now roll out with back-to-back episodes one week later than previously announced.

[10/21/16 - 09:24 AM]
No One Can Hear You Scream: Investigation Discovery's All-New Series "Dead Silent" Premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 9/8C
In the six-part series, myth, urban legend, and horror movie dread collide to showcase real-life, dark and twisted tales too frightening to be imaginary.

[10/21/16 - 09:02 AM]
Oxygen Media Strikes Again with New True Crime Series "Killision Course" Premiering Saturday, November 5th at 9PM ET/PT
The four-episode, genre breaking series, recreates true stories of murder connecting the victim, accomplice and killer, on a joy ride of suspense, betrayal and obsession.

[10/21/16 - 08:47 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Off Competition with NFL
The Eye wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/20/16 - 03:55 PM]
Oxygen Media Tests the Bonds of Friendship When New Competition Series "The Battle of the Ex-Besties" Premieres Tuesday, December 6 at 11PM ET/PT
Hosted by Sibley Scoles, the series follows fourteen former BFFs who are forced to confront - and hopefully forget - past differences in order to win a life-changing $100,000 grand prize.

[10/20/16 - 01:49 PM]
Investigation Discovery Delivers Nearly One Million Viewers for World Television Premiere of "Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four"
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Saturday, October 15.

[10/20/16 - 01:04 PM]
Investigation Discovery Looks at When Happily Ever After Goes Horribly Wrong in All-New Series "Married with Secrets"
The new eight-part series premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 10:00/9:00c.