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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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[10/25/14 - 09:00 AM]
"The Blacklist" Grows by a Season-High 65% in 18-49 Going from Live + Same Day to Live +3
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 20.

[10/25/14 - 08:59 AM]
Season Debut of "Grimm" Delivers the Show's Top Rating Since March 21
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 24.

[10/25/14 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Once Again Pushes FOX in Front
Said coverage bumps ABC and CBS to second place in adults 18-49 and total viewers, respectively.

[10/25/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC Beats NBC's Friday Debuts - "Shark Tank" and "20/20" Rank as Top 2 Series in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 24.

[10/24/14 - 08:36 PM]
Video: "Empire" - The Sexy, New Powerful Drama Coming to FOX in January 2015
Watch the new promo that just debuted following tonight's World Series coverage on the network.

[10/24/14 - 08:02 PM]
ABC Cancels "Manhattan Love Story"
The previously announced special "The Great Christmas Light Fight" will fill its time period this coming Tuesday while a full hour of "Selfie" has been booked for November 4.

[10/24/14 - 12:08 PM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Paul Giamatti and Golden Globe(R) Winner Damian Lewis Cast as Leads in the Showtime(R) Drama Project "Billions"
Acclaimed director Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Divergent, Limitless) has signed on to direct the drama pilot, which will be filmed in New York in early 2015.

[10/24/14 - 11:22 AM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Social Platforms to Give Fans a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Janel Parrish's "Pretty Little Liars"-Themed Dance
The ABC Family social media team has partnered with "Dancing with the Stars" to give "PLL" fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Janel and her professional partner, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, as they get ready for their big performance.

[10/24/14 - 11:14 AM]
TV Land Presents: A Frightfully Funny "Roseanne" Halloween Marathon Event
TV Land will honor these notorious tricksters with a full-day marathon event that highlights "Roseanne's" Halloween episodes, leaving viewers cackling on Sunday, October 26 from 6:00 AM- 6:00 PM ET/PT!

[10/24/14 - 11:02 AM]
"Once Upon A Time" to Air Special Two-Hour Event "Smash the Mirror" on Sunday, November 16
Look for back-to-back episodes beginning at 8:00/7:00c on said night.

[10/24/14 - 11:00 AM]
"Marvel's Agent Carter" Rounds Out Cast with Lyndsy Fonseca
She'll play an aspiring actress living in 1946 New York, who will befriend Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) as she herself seeks to find her place in the post-war world.

[10/24/14 - 10:52 AM]
NBC Expands "The Voice" Live Playoffs with Extra Hour, Night
The Peacock will pre-empt "Marry Me" and "About a Boy" on Tuesday, November 11 as well as "The Mysteries of Laura" on Wednesday, November 12 to make room for the expanded "Voice" editions.

[10/24/14 - 09:46 AM]
Four-Time Emmy Winner Jim Parsons to Star in NBC's Animated Holiday Event "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas"
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, December 16 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[10/24/14 - 09:35 AM]
Terrifying Monsters Run Amok During Animal Planet's Inauguaral "Beastly Nights" Programming Event
Just in time for Halloween, Animal Planet unleashes five nights of cryptic creatures, near-death tales and never-before-seen footage.

[10/24/14 - 09:16 AM]
CBS Stars Get Social with a Week-Long #CBSInstagramTakeover Oct. 27 - Nov. 2!
In addition to Instagram, fans can follow along on the series' Facebook pages and CBS.com.