[saturday, october 13, 2012]    
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[10/13/12 - 05:40 PM]
David S. Goyer Unveils Starz Original Series "Da Vinci's Demons" at New York Comic Con
Tom Riley, Laura Haddock and Lara Pulver co-star in the upcoming drama.

[10/13/12 - 01:31 PM]
Two Smashing Animated Series, "Marvel's Avengers Assemble" and "Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.," Set to Premiere on Marvel Universe on Disney XD
The series - featuring the voices of Adrian Pasdar, Eliza Dushku and Seth Green - are slated to premiere in summer 2013.

[10/13/12 - 12:12 PM]
"Lost's" Mark Pellegrino to Guest Star on "Person of Interest"
He'll play "an edgy and charming head of a popular publishing empire."

[10/13/12 - 11:00 AM]
Disney Channel Original Movie "Girl Vs. Monster" Bewitches Nearly 5 Million Total Viewers and 3 Million Kids 2-11
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, October 12.

[10/13/12 - 08:55 AM]
Hitting Highs, ABC's "Shark Tank" is Friday's #1 TV Series for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 12.

[10/13/12 - 08:43 AM]
"Grimm" Captures the #1 Rating of the Night for a Scripted Program, #1 for the Hour in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 12.

[10/13/12 - 08:39 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Sparks ABC to Demo Victory
Plus: CBS gets a boost from its "Made in Jersey"-less lineup.

[10/12/12 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 12
Updates include: Mimi Gianopulos to star in ABC Family's "Continuing Fred"; Erin Richards lands lead in FOX's "Lifestyle Lemonaid"; and Adult Swim orders seventh season of "Robot Chicken."

[10/12/12 - 10:11 PM]
Video: NBC's "Mockingbird Lane" Preview
Watch the just aired promo for Bryan Fuller and Bryan Singer's reboot of "The Munsters."

[10/12/12 - 06:34 PM]
Jack White's "I'm Shakin'" & Tracks Off Solo Album "Blunderbuss" Exclusively Featured During FOX Sports' 2012 NLCS Coverage
The San Francisco Giants will battle either the defending champion Cardinals or the upstart Nationals.

[10/12/12 - 05:46 PM]
ABC Family Casts Denise Richards in Drama Pilot "Socio," Executive Produced by Gavin Polone
Also cast is Kimberly Quinn, Avan Jogia, Maddie Hasson and Kylie Bunbury.

[10/12/12 - 05:16 PM]
NBC Pulls the Plug on Midseason Comedy "Next Caller"
Dane Cook and Collette Wolfe starred in the single-camera half-hour, which will no longer air.

[10/12/12 - 04:17 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Vice Presidential Debate Leads Viewers, "Thursday Night Football" Tops Demos
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Little Shop of Gypsies," Encore's "Titanic: Blood and Steel" and FX's "The League."

[10/12/12 - 02:15 PM]
History's "The Men Who Built America" Partners with Morton's The Steakhouse Nationwide
The menu will be available as of tody and will run nightly for the next six weeks.

[10/12/12 - 01:34 PM]
USA Network Renews Signature Original Drama Series "Suits"
The series returns in January with six new episodes to wrap up the highly-anticipated conclusion of season two.

[10/12/12 - 01:09 PM]
President Barack Obama to Appear as a Guest on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" Thursday, October 18 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
President Obama's last appearance on "The Daily Show" was on October 27, 2010 when the series taped a week of shows in Washington, D.C.

[10/12/12 - 12:55 PM]
Lifetime Adds Original Movies "The Eleventh Victim," "Left to Die" to November Lineup
Said duo joins the previously announced "Liz & Dick" plus the five holiday-themed originals.

[10/12/12 - 11:54 AM]
Indiana Fever and Minnesota Lynx to Play for WNBA Title on ESPN & ESPN2
The best-of-five series begins in Minneapolis on Sunday, October 14 at 8:00/7:00c on ESPN2.

[10/12/12 - 11:50 AM]
Live Twitter Chat with "Suburgatory" Actress Carly Chaikin on Wednesday, October 17
She'll be up on Twitter at @carlychaikin, during the East Coast broadcast of the show.

[10/12/12 - 11:23 AM]
"Oprah's Favorite Things" Returns to Television in a Two-Hour Special Event Sunday, November 18 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Gayle King, Adam Glassman, Michael Kors, Tory Burch and Curtis Stone are also featured on the special.

[10/12/12 - 11:22 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Original Series "Married to the Army: Alaska" Premieres Sunday, November 18
The series then will regularly air Mondays at 10:00/9:00c beginning on November 19.

[10/12/12 - 10:30 AM]
"Cops" Cruises Into 25th Season Saturday, December 15, on FOX
The trailblazing show remains one of the longest-running primetime series currently airing on broadcast television and will celebrate its landmark 850th episode in February.

[10/12/12 - 09:51 AM]
"American Idol" Auditions Now Open Online Through Nov. 4!
Entrants should demonstrate their stellar singing ability by performing a song of their choice a cappella.

[10/12/12 - 09:18 AM]
Video: "Boss" Exclusive Clip - Thank You So Much
Plus: join actor Rotimi (@Rotimi) for a live Twitter chat tonight starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/12/12 - 09:06 AM]
First Time Ever 26-Hour "Transformers Prime" Takeover as the Hub TV Network Presents Every Episode of Action-Packed Series Culminating with Season Finale New Episode
Additionally, The Hub has ordered a third season of "Transformers Prime."

[10/12/12 - 09:00 AM]
Starz Debuts First Photos from David S. Goyer Adventure Drama "Da Vinci's Demons"
Plus: the network also debuted Goyer's personal production blog straight from the Welsh set of "Da Vinci's Demons."

[10/12/12 - 08:57 AM]
"Vampire Diaries" Up, Strong Sampling for "Beauty and the Beast"
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, October 11.

[10/12/12 - 08:41 AM]
"Last Resort" Continues to Deliver Strong Year-to-Year Growth for ABC
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 11.

[10/12/12 - 08:40 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Tops Charts, NBC Leads Debate Coverage
Plus: "The Vampire Diaries" and "Beauty and the Beast" premieres give The CW solid year-to-year gains.

[10/12/12 - 08:36 AM]
NBC's "30 Rock" and "Up All Night" Are Up Week to Week in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 11.

[10/12/12 - 08:34 AM]
Donald Trump Returns to the Boardroom with the First Ever "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice"
Piers Morgan, Joan Rivers, John Rich and Arsenio Hall will serve as advisors this season.

[10/12/12 - 08:02 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Builds for the 5th Straight Week to its Best Performance in 4 Months
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 1-5.

[10/12/12 - 07:49 AM]
Summer Glau Returns to Syfy's Hit Series "Alphas" for the Season's Final Two Episodes Beginning Monday, October 15 at 8PM ET/PT
The thrilling and shocking second season finale of "Alphas" airs Monday, October 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/12/12 - 06:01 AM]
MTV Celebrates a "Hip-Hop Homecoming" on Saturday, October 13, with Exclusive First Look at Universal Pictures' "The Man with the Iron Fists" During Primetime Airing of "Get Rich or Die Tryin'"
The movie marathon will also celebrate the recently announced new series "The Week in Jams" that will premiere on Sunday, October 28 on MTV2.

[10/12/12 - 04:16 AM]
Reelz to Air Ken Follett's "World Without End" Mini-Series with Descriptive Audio
The function enables viewers who are blind or who are losing vision to enjoy television through narrated description of the visual elements of a program.

[10/11/12 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 11
Updates include: TNT cancels "The Great Escape"; Michael Bolton to star in potential ABC comedy; and Carlton Cuse to develop "The Sixth Gun" at NBC.

[10/11/12 - 04:19 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Duck Dynasty," MLB Division Series Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Ted Nugent's Gun Country," TLC's "Half-Ton Killer?" and more!

[10/11/12 - 03:33 PM]
Following the Premiere of ABC's New Drama "Nashville," Original Single "If I Didn't Know Better" Is Currently in the Top 10 on iTunes' Country Chart
"If I Didn't Know Better," written by songwriters John Paul White and Arum Rae, has hit #5 on the iTunes Country Chart.

[10/11/12 - 01:58 PM]
USA Network's Denis Leary Comedy Pilot "Sirens" Sets Cast, Director and Production Start in Chicago
The cast includes Michael Mosley, Kevin Daniels, Jessica McNamee and Kevin Bigley.

[10/11/12 - 01:26 PM]
See How Jane Met Lisbon and the Rest of the CBI Team for the First Time, on the 100th Episode of "The Mentalist," Sunday, Oct. 28
Gregory Itzin and Polly Walker guest star in the anniversary installment.

[10/11/12 - 01:07 PM]
Dying Man Offers Body to Become a Mummy on "Curiosity" - Sunday, Oct. 21 on Discovery Channel
"I Was Mummified" marks the third installment of the show's second season.

[10/11/12 - 12:23 PM]
NBC Stirs Up Creepy Cauldron for Halloween with a Fright Night Featuring One-Hour PIlot of "Mockingbird Lane" Leading Into Haunting Episode of "Grimm" on October 26
Jerry O'Connell, Portia de Rossi and Eddie Izzard co-star in the pilot, from writer Bryan Fuller and director Bryan Singer.

[10/11/12 - 12:10 PM]
Spike TV Announces All-Star Lineup For Eddie Murphy Special
On tap are Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson, Tracy Morgan, Arsenio Hall, Brett Ratner, Charlie Murphy, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Martin Lawrence.

[10/11/12 - 11:34 AM]
A&E's "Duck Dynasty" Hunts Down Record Audiences - 3.8 Million Viewers Flock to the Second Season Premiere
A&E spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 10.

[10/11/12 - 10:53 AM]
Comedy Central Announces Additional Talent for "Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together For Autism Programs"
New additions include Carly Rae Jepsen, Chris Matthews, Paula Deen, Steve Schirripa and "Jersey Shore" stars Jenni "JWoww" Farley and Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola.

[10/11/12 - 10:36 AM]
Live Twitter Chat with "Once Upon a Time" Guest Star Sinqua Walls Set to Take Place on Sunday, October 14
Walls will be up on Twitter at @sinquawalls during the West Coast broadcast of the show.

[10/11/12 - 10:28 AM]
Lifetime Unveils Major Star-Studded Holiday Movie Slate "It's a Wonderful Lifetime"
On tap are 10 original movies featuring the likes of David Hasselhoff, Mira Sorvino, Haylie Duff, Ralph Macchio, Lea Thompson, Marilu Henner and Harry Hamlin.

[10/11/12 - 10:26 AM]
Discovery Channel Seeks to Unlock the Truth Behind Conspiracy Theories with "Secrets of Secret Societies"
The one-hour special premieres this Sunday, October 14 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[10/11/12 - 10:02 AM]
"The Mentalist" Nemesis "Red John" Takes Spotlight In All-Day Marathon Monday, Oct. 22, on TNT
The 11-hour marathon - beginning at Noon (ET/PT) - will open with the pilot episode.

[10/11/12 - 09:54 AM]
ESPN Announces Oklahoma State-Mississippi State Football Game at Reliant Stadium in 2013
The game is owned and operated by ESPN Regional Television (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN.

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[03/22/18 - 12:09 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Reveals the Inside Story and Untold Events of a Deadly American Tragedy in "Waco: The Longest Siege"
The film provides an intimate portrait of a young Vernon Howell (later renamed David Koresh) and his Branch Davidian followers, who came from around the globe to join the Pied Piper-like figure.

[03/22/18 - 10:35 AM]
Video: "Pose" - Peek Teaser - FX
"Pose," FX's new original series from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Steven Canals, premieres this summer.

[03/22/18 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Viceland Premeries Trailer for New Series "My House" About NYC Queer Ballroom Scene
"My House" is an insider's guide to New York City's hyper-competitive underground queer ballroom scene.

[03/22/18 - 10:05 AM]
CMT Elevates Morgan Selzer to Senior Vice President of Program Development
"Morgan is a seasoned and savvy development executive who crafts compelling stories across multiple formats and genres," said Keith Cox.

[03/22/18 - 10:00 AM]
All-New Two-Hour Special "Meghan Markle: An American Princess" to Air Friday, May 11, on FOX
The two-hour event will focus on Markle's life and potential legacy as the first American to marry into the British royal family since 1937.

[03/22/18 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Announces Season Finale Airdates for 2017-2018
"Scorpion" will now kick off said finales on Monday, April 16.

[03/22/18 - 09:44 AM]
"Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam: I'm Still Laughing" to Premiere Friday, March 23 at 10 PM ET/PT on Showtime(R)
Filmed at The Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, the new special features comedy veteran and fan-favorite Bruce Bruce teaming up with Huggy Lowdown, Aida Rodriguez and Brian "Da Wildcat" Smith.

[03/22/18 - 09:23 AM]
Embedded with Survivors of the Parkland, Fla. School Shooting, CBS News Brings Viewers Inside a Movement as Students Turn Grief Into Action in "39 Days"
The one-hour special airs this Saturday, March 24 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/22/18 - 08:34 AM]
Seth Rogen Announces All-Star Lineup for Netflix Comedy Special
Guests scheduled to appear include: Tiffany Haddish, Sarah Silverman, Michelle Wolf, John Mulaney, James Corden,The Muppets, Post Malone, Nick Kroll, Kumail Nanjiani, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Che, Craig Robinson & The Nasty Delicious.

[03/22/18 - 08:32 AM]
"The Rain" Is Coming to Netflix May 4
In Netflix's post-apocalyptic YA thriller, two Danish siblings emerge from the safety of their bunker six years after a brutal virus carried by the rain wipes out almost all humans in Scandinavia.

[03/22/18 - 08:10 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Finales Win Tight Demo Race
The network edges ABC, CBS and NBC by one-tenth of a ratings point.

[03/21/18 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 21
Updates include: Daniel Ezra tapped to lead The CW's "Spencer"; Bernard David Jones lands starring role in FOX's "Our People"; and Karen Fukuhara is the latest to report for Amazon's "The Boys."

[03/21/18 - 03:35 PM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Season Two of "Meet the Peetes"
"Viewers have welcomed the Peete family into their homes and have fallen in love with their heartfelt and touching narratives that families everywhere can relate to," said Michelle Vicary.

[03/21/18 - 03:34 PM]
Hallmark Expands Pet Adoption Initiative, Adoption Ever After, with New, Original Special "Cat Bowl"
"Cat Bowl" will feature adult cats and seniors playing a feline Hall of Fame game, Saturday, February 2, 2019.

[03/21/18 - 03:33 PM]
Hallmark Channel to Launch First Ever Interactive "Home & Family" Dream Holiday Home Contest
The contest offers the chance for one lucky viewer to win a holiday-themed home redecoration that will turn heads and be the envy of decorators across the country.