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[10/17/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 17
Updates include: Dean Koontz revives "Frankenstein" at TNT; Kevin Connolly to star in CBS's "I Love You Like a Brother"; and Steven Maeda to import "Sea of Fire" at ABC.

[10/17/12 - 08:03 PM]
National League Championship Series Rain Delay Pushes Conclusion of "The X Factor" 'Judges Homes' Round to Tuesday, October 23
The "Raising Hope," "Ben and Kate," "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" episodes on October 23 will be rescheduled for a later date.

[10/17/12 - 05:31 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: FNC, MSNBC Audiences Grow in Second Presidential Debate
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Underemployed," TLC's "Extreme Cheapskates" and History's "The Men Who Built America."

[10/17/12 - 04:16 PM]
CBS Announces New Series Pick Up - The British Sensation, "Bake Off," Comes to America
The series will feature skilled amateur Americans competing in baking challenges with one ultimately being crowned the winner.

[10/17/12 - 02:02 PM]
Ludo Lefebvre and Brian Malarkey Join Anthony Bourdain and Nigella Lawson as Culinary Mentors on ABC's New Reality Series, "The Taste"
The new one-hour alternative series from Kinetic Content will premiere in 2013.

[10/17/12 - 01:55 PM]
Barbara Hershey and Rachael Leigh Cook Star in the Lifetime Original Movie Based on a True Story, "Left to Die"
Leon Ichaso directed the movie from a script written by Agatha Dominik and Suzette Couture.

[10/17/12 - 01:41 PM]
"Cedar Cove," a Hallmark Channel Original Primetime Series, Starring Andie MacDowell and Dylan Neal, Receives Series Greenlight
Look for a two-hour sneak peek on Hallmark Channel, Saturday, January 19 before the series joins the weekly schedule in early spring.

[10/17/12 - 01:05 PM]
Azarenka, Sharapova to Decide Year-End WTA Championship on ESPN3, ESPN2
The round-robin TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships begin Tuesday, October 23.

[10/17/12 - 12:37 PM]
Jennie Garth Stars in the Heart-Pounding Lifetime Original Thriller, Nancy Grace's "The Eleventh Victim"
Colin Cunningham and Metta World Peace co-star in the project, from director Mike Rohl.

[10/17/12 - 12:32 PM]
Season Two DVD of MTV's Hit Series "Awkward" Available Now Exclusively on Amazon.com
"Awkward" will return on MTV for a third season in 2013.

[10/17/12 - 12:17 PM]
CWD, The CW's Digital Studio, Announces U.S. Premiere of "Prom Queen: Homecoming" and All New Digital Series "CelebTV on The CW"
Both series, along with previous seasons of the "Prom Queen" franchise, are available to watch now on CWTV.com.

[10/17/12 - 12:14 PM]
TNT Greenlights Frank Darabont Crime Drama Based on Acclaimed John Buntin Book "L.A. Noir"
Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey DeMunn, Jeremy Strong, Neal McDonough and Milo Ventimiglia all star in the project.

[10/17/12 - 12:06 PM]
Jon Stewart Hosts Comedy Central's(R) On-Air Charity Special "Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs" with Live Wrap-arounds from "The Daily Show" Studio on Sunday, October 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET
All donations of $100 or more will receive a DVD featuring Tracy Morgan and JB Smoove giving audio commentary on "Game of Thrones."

[10/17/12 - 11:06 AM]
Fox Broadcasting Company Promotes Shana C. Waterman to Senior Vice President, Current Programming
In this role, Waterman will assume more senior responsibility in overseeing production and serving as a primary creative adviser for FOX's new and returning series.

[10/17/12 - 11:04 AM]
Never-Before-Seen Footage of the Rolling Stones' First Filmed Concert Event Highlights "The Rolling Stones Charlie is My Darling - Ireland 1965" to Premiere Nov. 10 Exclusively on DirecTV's Audience Network and in Theaters
The film is the third documentary in DirecTV's "Something to Talk About" collection.

[10/17/12 - 11:03 AM]
TBS Calls on Conan Fans to Rise Up and "Occupy Conan"
The campaign will challenge fans to re-create an episode through crowdsourcing.

[10/17/12 - 10:58 AM]
TNT and PGA.com to Present Extensive Coverage of the 2012 PGA Grand Slam of Golf on October 23-24
This year's field of major championship winners features Bubba Watson, Webb Simpson, Ernie Els and Keegan Bradley.

[10/17/12 - 10:51 AM]
Sundance Channel's "Restless" Set for December 7th Premiere
Hayley Atwell, Rufus Sewell, Michelle Dockery, Michael Gambon and Charlotte Rampling star in the two-part mini-series.

[10/17/12 - 10:34 AM]
NBC Names Steve Kern Senior Vice President, Program Planning & Scheduling, NBC Entertainment
Kern most recently was Vice President, Program Planning & Scheduling, ABC Entertainment, where he worked with Jeff Bader for 12 years.

[10/17/12 - 10:09 AM]
Animal Planet Travels to the Planet's Most Isolated Islands to Spotlight Unique Creatures in "Wild Hawaii"
The one-hour documentary premieres Tuesday, November 13 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/17/12 - 10:08 AM]
Up for the 5th Straight Week, "Live with Kelly and Michael" Grows by Double Digits Year to Year in Key Women
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of October 1-5.

[10/17/12 - 10:07 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Happy Endings" Co-Star Casey Wilson
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 10:06 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Happy Endings" Co-Star Damon Wayans Jr.
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 10:05 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Happy Endings" Co-Star Adam Pally
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 10:04 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Happy Endings" Co-Star Zachary Knighton
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 10:03 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Happy Endings" Co-Star Elisha Cuthbert
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 10:02 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Happy Endings" Co-Star Eliza Coupe
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 10:01 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Happy Endings" Executive Producers Jonathan Groff & Josh Bycel
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 10:00 AM]
Adult Swim launches ThingX.com with Former Staff Members of The Onion
Thing X uses the conceptual launch point of a click-hungry web portal to satirize everything on the Internet.

[10/17/12 - 09:29 AM]
"Katie" Leads the Freshman Class of Syndie Talkers for the 4th Week in a Row
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of October 1-5.

[10/17/12 - 09:25 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" Co-Star James Van Der Beek
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 09:24 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" Co-Star Ray Ford
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 09:23 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" Co-Star Michael Blaiklock
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 09:22 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" Co-Star Eric Andre
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 09:21 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" Creator Nahnatchka Khan
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the ABC series at the Paley Center for Media.

[10/17/12 - 09:10 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Make Her Debut Appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Thursday, October 25
The First Lady will join Kimmel to encourage Americans to exercise their right to vote.

[10/17/12 - 08:59 AM]
The Hub TV Network Celebrates Halloween Week Providing Tricks and Treats for Kids and Families with Eerie Assortment of Spooky Movies, Series and Specials
The marathon showcases four of the scariest episodes from all three seasons of "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series."

[10/17/12 - 08:46 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," NBC News Dominate the Night
The Peacock's Presidential Debate coverage gets a big boost from its talent competition.

[10/17/12 - 08:31 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars: The Results" Tops the 8pm Hour with the Net's Biggest Audience in 1 Year
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 16.

[10/17/12 - 08:24 AM]
NBC Sports Network to Present More than 50 College Basketball Games in 2012-13, Including Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament
The schedule also includes: two tip-off classics from aircraft carriers - the Carrier Classic and Navy and Marines Corps Classic.

[10/17/12 - 08:23 AM]
"The Voice" Is Up Versus Its Week-Ago 18-49 Rating, #1 in the Time Period in Every Key Demographic
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 16.

[10/17/12 - 08:20 AM]
Oxygen's New Docu-Series "My Shopping Addiction" Earns Nearly 700,000 Viewers in Series Debut
Oxygen spins the numbers for Monday, October 15.

[10/17/12 - 08:18 AM]
Bravo Media Serves a Double Dose of Drama with "The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Hairstylists Tell All" and "The Real Housewives of Miami" Sunday, October 28 at 9PM & 10PM ET/PT
"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" then returns on November 4 for its season premiere.

[10/17/12 - 07:39 AM]
Brian J. Smith Set to Guest Star in Syfy's Upcoming Original Series, "Defiance"
He will portray Gordon McClintock, "a NASA hero from the pre-Arkfall days who was presumed dead following a space station catastrophe in 2013."

[10/17/12 - 07:34 AM]
Syfy's "Haven" Scares Up Special Halloween Episode on Friday, October 26 at 10PM
Said installment guest stars Iain Glen and is directed by Jason Priestley.

[10/17/12 - 07:29 AM]
R. Kelly's "Trapped In The Closet" Premieres November 23 on IFC
Plus: get caught up on previous chapters of this cultural phenomenon with marathons starting Thanksgiving Day at 10:00am ET/PT.

[10/17/12 - 07:25 AM]
Polly Walker Guest Stars on Syfy's "Warehouse 13" Season 4.5
The series returns in April 2013 with 10 all-new episodes.

[10/17/12 - 07:16 AM]
TV One Renews Acclaimed Docu-Series "Find Our Missing" for a Second Season
The 2011 National Association of Black Journalists' Best Practices Award winner is scheduled to return in January 2013.

[10/17/12 - 07:01 AM]
TLC Ties the Knot with Mario Lopez & Courtney Mazza
The two-hour special premieres Saturday, December 8 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[10/17/12 - 07:00 AM]
It Was Love at First Type But Will It Be Love at First Sight? Find Out When the New MTV Series "Catfish: The TV Show" Premieres on Monday, November 12 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
The newcomer was previously slated to air in the 10:00/9:00c hour.







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[10/21/14 - 03:02 PM]
Season Premiere of TBS's "American Dad!" Tops Basic Cable Entertainment Programs for the Night
TBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 20.

[10/21/14 - 02:19 PM]
Chris Brown, Jodeci, Jeremih and More Confirmed to Take the Stage During "Soul Train Awards 2014"
Presenters Trey Songz, Boris Kodjoe, Laila Ali and Wolf Blitzer will join host Wendy Williams on stage at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on November 7, for a November 30 air date.

[10/21/14 - 02:18 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 20.

[10/21/14 - 01:28 PM]
VH1 and Spotify Partner to Crown "You Oughta Know Artist of the Year" at 2nd Annual "You Oughta Know Live in Concert" Event on Thursday, November 13 at 9 PM ET/PT on VH1
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[10/21/14 - 12:57 PM]
Notre Dame-Florida State: Most-Viewed October College Football Telecast across All Networks on Record
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[10/21/14 - 12:40 PM]
Hallmark Channel Original Movie, "My Boyfriends' Dogs," Elevates Network to Rate #1 Among Households in Primetime
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, October 18.

[10/21/14 - 12:09 PM]
The CW Announces Full Season Orders for "The Flash" and "Jane the Virgin"
"The Flash" debuted as the most-watched series premiere ever on The CW, scoring 6.1 million viewers in Live + 3 Day Nielsen ratings.

[10/21/14 - 11:55 AM]
FX Cancels "The Bridge" After Two Seasons
The network has released a statement indicating the series won't be returning.

[10/21/14 - 11:29 AM]
TBS Leads the Pack as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network Among Total Viewers in Primetime and Ranking Among the Top 3 with Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/21/14 - 10:50 AM]
NBC Wins the Week of Oct. 13-19 Among the Big 4 in 18-49 and Every Other Key Demo
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/21/14 - 10:43 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 in the Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Averages, Delivering 6 of the Week's Top 20 TV Programs - The Most for Any Net
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/21/14 - 10:42 AM]
"Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014," Returns to ABC Primetime December 14, 9-11 PM ET
Oprah Winfrey, Neil Patrick Harris, Chelsea Handler and Scarlett Johansson are among those selected for the annual special.

[10/21/14 - 10:39 AM]
TLC Orders New Series Hosted by Roma Downey
The six-episode series will explore the stories of people who claim that they've experienced modern-day miracles, incredible twists of fate, and phenomena that logic and science cannot explain.

[10/21/14 - 10:24 AM]
CBS Wins Fourth Straight Week to Start the Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/21/14 - 10:19 AM]
Nickelodeon Wins the Week with Kids and Total Viewers
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