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[10/22/12 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 22
Updates include: Adam Baldwin boards TNT's "The Last Ship"; Isaiah Mustafa to guest on USA's "Sirens"; and "New Girl's" Jake Johnson to pen comedy for FOX.

[10/22/12 - 03:21 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Syfy Tops Viewers, Demos with "WWE Smackdown"
Plus: numbers for Starz's "Boss," Disney XD's "Motorcity" and TLC's "Secret Princes."

[10/22/12 - 02:56 PM]
Kids Elect President Barack Obama the Winner in Nickelodeon's Kids Pick the President "Kids' Vote" National Poll
More than half a million votes were cast in the network's online poll as part of Nickelodeon's Kids Pick the President initiative.

[10/22/12 - 01:50 PM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Receives Order for Two Additional Episodes for 2012-13 Season
"Shark Tank" leads its time period for its second straight season in adults 18-49.

[10/22/12 - 12:44 PM]
CBS Swaps Tonight's Pre-Debate Comedy Repeats
Rebroadcasts of "The Big Bang Theory" and "2 Broke Girls" will air at 8:00/7:00c in place of "How I Met Your Mother" and "Partners" encores.

[10/22/12 - 12:39 PM]
National Geographic Channel Takes An Unflinching Look At America's Longest War - Afghanistan - As Experienced By The Men And Women On The Front Lines
"Inside the Afghanistan War" premieres Monday, November 5 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[10/22/12 - 12:15 PM]
FOX Extends "New Girl"; The CW Gives Scripts to "Beauty and the Beast," "Emily Owens"
The Zooey Deschanel-led half-hour will produce 24 episodes this season, matching "Raising Hope" and "The Mindy Project."

[10/22/12 - 12:13 PM]
Stars of USA Network Join "Characters Unite to Vote" Effort in Remaining Critical Weeks of the Election Season
Matt Bomer, Mehcad Brooks, Bruce Campbell, Mark Feuerstein, Dulé Hill, Piper Perabo, Marsha Thomason, Callie Thorne and Gina Torres are among the featured actors.

[10/22/12 - 11:56 AM]
The CW to Broadcast "The 18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards" Live on Thursday, January 10, 2013
Said event will air live from Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.

[10/22/12 - 11:45 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Season Three of "Homeland"
The third season will consist of 12 new, one-hour episodes.

[10/22/12 - 11:40 AM]
With Live+7 DVR Playback, "The Big Bang Theory" Surges Past "Sunday Night Football" as #2 Broadcast of the Week - Only Behind "NCIS"
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/22/12 - 11:30 AM]
NBC Finishes #1 in 18-49 "Live Plus Seven Day" Results for Week 2 of the New Season
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/22/12 - 11:22 AM]
Dan Shulman Re-signs with ESPN
Shulman, the 2012 NSSA Sportscaster of the Year, will continue to serve as the voice of "Sunday Night Baseball."

[10/22/12 - 10:49 AM]
The CW Orders Full Season of Breakout Hit "Arrow"
"I'm proud of the quality of 'Arrow' and I'm happy we'll be able to share more of it with viewers," said Mark Pedowitz.

[10/22/12 - 10:40 AM]
Halle Berry, Barry Manilow, Kate Walsh, Melissa Etheridge, Ricki Lake & More to Visit "The Wendy Williams Show," Plus Wendy's Halloween Costume Revealed!
October 25 kicks off the festivities with "Wendy's Political Party" as the set transforms into a red, white and blue bash.

[10/22/12 - 10:34 AM]
Ratings Jump +20% for "America Now," Syndicated Newsmagazine Strip from Raycom Media and ITV Studios America
ITV Studios America spins the show's numbers for the season to date.

[10/22/12 - 10:30 AM]
"The X Factor" Hits a High Note! FOX Picks Up Hit Series for Third Season
"I couldn't be happier about 'The X Factor' already being renewed for another season," said Simon Cowell.

[10/22/12 - 10:27 AM]
Bravo Deconstructs the Multi-Screener with Robust Behavioral Study on Today's TV Viewing Habits
"Deconstructing the Multi-Screener" is "a large-scale two-part research study which takes a deep dive into the role that second screen usage plays in television viewing."

[10/22/12 - 10:22 AM]
Jesse James Is Back on Discovery with a Brand New Series "Jesse James - Outlaw Garage"
The series - premiering Monday, November 5 at 10:00/9:00c - is a follow up to the one-hour special from April.

[10/22/12 - 09:40 AM]
America Decides on NBC's "The Voice" as Hit Series Goes Live with Broadcasts During Election Week on Monday, November 5, Wednesday, November 7 and Thursday, November 8
"The Voice" will not be broadcast on Tuesday, November 6 due to NBC News' Election Night coverage.

[10/22/12 - 09:29 AM]
WE tv Greenlights New Original Series, "Obsessed with the Dress," and Renews "Kendra on Top" and "L.A. Hair" for Sophomore Seasons
"Dress" takes viewers into a world "where selecting the ultimate gown can make or break a pageant girl's hopes of clinching the crown."

[10/22/12 - 09:29 AM]
ABC's Returning and New Dramas See Big DVR Spikes in Week 2
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/22/12 - 09:13 AM]
ABC's Sunday Dramas Grow Across the Board
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 21.

[10/22/12 - 09:04 AM]
Armen Keteyian Named Full-Time Correspondent for "60 Minutes Sports," the New Showtime Sports(R) Magazine from "60 Minutes"
In addition to Keteyian, the monthly series will feature on-air talent from "60 Minutes" and CBS Sports.

[10/22/12 - 08:23 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Lifts Both CBS, NBC in Viewers, Demos
Plus: ABC's dramas "Once Upon a Time," "Revenge" and "666 Park Avenue" see week-to-week gains.

[10/22/12 - 08:19 AM]
In Metered-Market Results, "Sunday Night Football" Is Up 43% Versus Same Night Last Year
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 21.

[10/22/12 - 07:56 AM]
Fans Can Chat Live with "Pretty Little Liars" Star Keegan Allen During the Halloween Episode Airing on Tuesday, October 23rd
Plus: Janel Parrish answers fans' burning questions on Twitter after the special Halloween episode airs.

[10/22/12 - 07:55 AM]
ABC Family Sets Premiere Dates for Its Hit Returning Series All Premiering in January
"Switched at Birth" and "Bunheads" return Monday, January 7 followed by "Pretty Little Liars" and "The Lying Game" on Tuesday, January 8.

[10/22/12 - 07:42 AM]
A&E Network Turns Average Joes Into CEOs in New Original Real Life Competition Series "Be the Boss"
The series, from the producers of "Undercover Boss," premieres Sunday, December 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/22/12 - 07:41 AM]
Season Four of Disney Junior's Hit Emmy-Nominated Series "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" Debuts with Special Musical Monday, November 5 on Disney Channel
New episodes, including a series of specials built around Minnie Mouse, will continue to roll out through 2013 and beyond.

[10/22/12 - 06:15 AM]
ESPN and FIBA Sign Multiyear, Multiplatform Rights Agreement
The agreement covers the FIBA Americas Championships (2013, 2015), the EuroBaskets (2013, 2015), the FIBA Basketball World Cup (2014) and the FIBA World Championship for Women (2014).

[10/21/12 - 07:18 PM]
President Barack Obama Visits NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Wednesday, October 24, Two Weeks Out from the 2012 Presidential Election
This marks Mr. Obama's fifth appearance on the show, his third since taking the office of President of the United States.

[10/21/12 - 05:30 PM]
Winner Announced of Disney Channel's "Make Your Mark: Shake It Up Dance Off"
The winning duo will have a dance performance role in an upcoming episode of the Disney Channel series.

[10/21/12 - 08:57 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Dominates Its Time Period with the Show's Highest Rating in More Than Seven Months
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 20.

[10/21/12 - 08:41 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with College Football, CBS Leads Viewers
The Eye's newsmagazine "48 Hours" was the most-watched program last night.

[10/20/12 - 08:54 AM]
FOX to Carry Game 6 of NLCS in Primetime on Sunday, Bumping Animated Comedies
New episodes of "The Cleveland Show," "The Simpsons," "Bob's Burgers," "Family Guy" and "American Dad" scheduled for tomorrow won't air.

[10/20/12 - 08:53 AM]
ABC is #1 on Friday with Winning Performances from "Shark Tank," "What Would You Do?" and "20/20"
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 19.

[10/20/12 - 08:47 AM]
"Grimm" Captures the #1 Rating of the Night for a Scripted Program in 18-49 for a Fourth Straight Week
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 19.

[10/20/12 - 08:46 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown While CBS Tops Viewers
The Eye's "Blue Bloods" is the most-watched program while the Alphabet's "Shark Tank" is the demo king.

[10/19/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 19
Updates include: Craig Robinson to star in potential NBC comedy; Tom Hertz gets put pilot order from CBS; and Ken Mok to executive produce FOX's "Scarlatti."

[10/19/12 - 06:20 PM]
Rhimes Confirms "Private Practice" End; ABC Extends Returning Quartet
"Grey's Anatomy," "Modern Family," "The Middle" and "Castle" all get expanded orders.

[10/19/12 - 04:53 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Triumphs Over "Jersey Shore"
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Ethel," History's "Lost Magic Decoded" and Lifetime's "Project Runway."

[10/19/12 - 03:45 PM]
"Mindy Project," "Raising Hope" Get Two More Episodes; "Last Resort," "666 Park Avenue" Two More Scripts
Both FOX comedies will produce 24 episodes this season.

[10/19/12 - 03:32 PM]
E!'s "Chelsea Lately" Scores Big in Its First Week at the Show's New Home at Stage 1 at Universal Studios
E! spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 15-18.

[10/19/12 - 02:55 PM]
Great Thursday Night for FX's Comedy Block in Key Demos
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, October 18.

[10/19/12 - 01:56 PM]
"Thursday Night Football's" Seahawks-49ers Most Watched Show on Cable & Most Watched Sporting Event on Television
NFL Network spins the numbers for Thursday, October 18.

[10/19/12 - 01:28 PM]
Live Twitter Chat with "Private Practice" Star KaDee Strickland to Take Place on Tuesday, October 23
She will be up on Twitter at @KaDeeStrick during the West Coast broadcast of the show.

[10/19/12 - 01:27 PM]
Live Twitter Chat with "666 Park Avenue's" Dave Annable, Sunday, October 21
He will be up on Twitter at @DaveAnnable10 during the East Coast broadcast of the show.

[10/19/12 - 01:08 PM]
"Big Bang Theory" and "Elementary" Soar in Live+3 Day Playback
CBS further spins the numbers for September 24-October 14.

[10/19/12 - 12:18 PM]
Four Games of American League Championship Series on TBS Average More Than 5.9 Million Total Viewers, Up 28 Percent vs. 2011
TBS spins the numbers for its post-season coverage to date.







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[09/25/17 - 12:06 PM]
Live Musical Production of Tony Award-, Grammy Award- and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musical "Rent" to Air Sunday, January 27, 2019, on FOX
After winning four Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize, writer/composer Jonathan Larson's tour de force celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, as it continues to offer an inspiring message of hope and friendship.

[09/25/17 - 12:05 PM]
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[09/25/17 - 11:10 AM]
Freeform Orders a Pilot Spinoff "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists," From Warner Horizon Scripted Television
Sasha Pieterse and Janel Parrish will reprise their roles from the parent series.

[09/25/17 - 11:06 AM]
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"Knightfall" begins after the fall of the city of Acre, the Templar's last stronghold in the Holy Land, where the Holy Grail is lost.

[09/25/17 - 10:30 AM]
Contractor Mike Holmes and His Family Help Homeowners on New DIY Network Series "Holmes: Next Generation"
The six-episode series is scheduled to premiere in March 2018.

[09/25/17 - 10:03 AM]
"The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee," An Intimate Documentary Portrait, Debuts Dec. 4 on HBO
Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee was largely credited with taking down President Richard Nixon in 1974 after the Post broke the Watergate story, exposing the largest political scandal in American history.

[09/25/17 - 10:01 AM]
Sanaa Lathan Joins Showtime(R) Drama Series "The Affair"
She'll recur as Jenelle, the tough-as-nails principal of the charter school where Noah (Dominic West) teaches, who intrigues him.

[09/25/17 - 09:51 AM]
FX+ Expands Content and Launches on Cox
FX+, a new commercial-free service featuring all seasons of almost every current and library title of FX original series, has added all seasons of 15 additional FX original series.

[09/25/17 - 09:31 AM]
Nickelodeon's Brand-New "SpongeBob SquarePants" Halloween Stop-Motion Animation Special: "The Legend of Boo-kini Bottom" Premieres Friday, Oct. 13, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The special tells the story of the Flying Dutchman (Brian Doyle-Murray) coming to Bikini Bottom to make sure everyone in town is scared - especially SpongeBob, who seems to be unflappable in his belief that spooky things are actually funny.

[09/25/17 - 08:32 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Top Competition
The Peacock once again leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/25/17 - 08:11 AM]
Paramount Network Announces Launch Date and Logo
The network will officially debut on Thursday, January 18 at 9:00/8:00c with a live one-hour episode of "Lip Sync Battle" emanating from the Paramount lot in Hollywood.

[09/25/17 - 08:03 AM]
SundanceTV Starts Production on the Third Season of Its Critically-Acclaimed Series "Hap and Leonard"
The six-part drama, returning to SundanceTV in early 2018, takes inspiration from "The Two-Bear Mambo," the third installment of Joe R. Lansdale's popular book series.

[09/25/17 - 07:34 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts New Trailer for the Film "First They Killed My Father"
Directed by Angelina Jolie, the film is the adaptation of Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung's gripping memoir of surviving the deadly Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1978.

[09/25/17 - 07:25 AM]
CBS Sports' Coverage of NFL for Week 3 Up +4% Over 2016
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 24.

[09/25/17 - 06:03 AM]
Renowned Television Creators Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino Sign Multi-Year Overall Deal with Amazon Studios
Sherman-Palladino and Palladino will develop television projects that will add to their unprecedented two-season greenlight of upcoming Amazon Original Series "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," which debuts this fall on Prime Video.