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[10/23/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 23
Update include: "The Hangover" screenwriters book comedy at ABC; David Conrad joins Lifetime's "Secret Lives of Wives"; and documentarian Joe Berlinger lands drama at FOX.

[10/23/12 - 10:34 PM]
"The X Factor" Judges Choose a Sweet 16
All 16 acts will perform on a special live two-and-a-half hour event, airing Thursday, November 1.

[10/23/12 - 05:03 PM]
FOX Sports' 15th Fall Classic Features Giants & Tigers in First World Series Meeting
Coverage of begins Wednesday, October 24 at 7:30/6:30c live from AT&T Park in San Francisco.

[10/23/12 - 04:17 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: Presidential Debate Tops Viewers, "Monday Night Football" Wins Demo Race
Plus: numbers for truTV's "Vegas Strip," Disney XD's "Crash & Bernstein" and MTV's "The Inbetweeners."

[10/23/12 - 03:17 PM]
ESPN and "Monday Night Football" Win the Night among All Key Male Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 22.

[10/23/12 - 03:11 PM]
The CW November Sweep Highlights
The netlet details its lineup for Thursday, October 25 through Tuesday, November 20 (SPOILERS!).

[10/23/12 - 02:31 PM]
NBC News Is #1 Across the Board for Final 2012 Presidential Debate
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 22.

[10/23/12 - 02:27 PM]
Grammy Award-Winning Producer will.i.am to Remix the Iconic "Entertainment Tonight" Theme Song
The updated version of the composition will have "a new bass line, vocals and added electronic elements to reflect today's popular dance music."

[10/23/12 - 01:30 PM]
ESPN's College Football Schedule This Week: No. 5 Notre Dame at No. 8 Oklahoma & No. 11 Mississippi State at No. 1 Alabama in Prime Time
The networks of ESPN detail their schedules for the coming weekend.

[10/23/12 - 01:24 PM]
NLCS Game 7 on FOX is Highest-Rated & Most-Watched Playoff Game of 2012 Postseason
FOX spins the numbers for Monday, October 22.

[10/23/12 - 12:48 PM]
TNT Tips Off 2012-13 NBA Season with Blockbuster Doubleheaders Tuesday, Oct. 30, & Thursday, Nov. 1
October 30 will feature the Miami Heat hosting the Boston Celtics at 8:00/7:00c followed by the Dallas Mavericks at the Los Angeles Lakers.

[10/23/12 - 12:41 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "The Walking Dead" Once Again Devours the Competition
Plus: numbers for Comedy Central's "Night of Too Many Stars," E!'s "The Soup Presents" and History's "Outback Hunters."

[10/23/12 - 12:39 PM]
MTV Sits Down with President Obama for Live 30-Minute Special Airing Friday, October 26 at 5:00 P.M.
The half-hour special will feature MTV News Correspondents Sway Calloway and Andrew Jenks.

[10/23/12 - 12:36 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Alabama/Tennessee Coverage Puts ESPN on Top
Plus: numbers for HBO's "The Girl," Nickelodeon's "How to Rock" and OWN's "Iyanla, Fix My Life."

[10/23/12 - 12:26 PM]
Larenz Tate & Nia Long Step Into the "House of Lies"
Tate will play Marty's younger, less-ambitious, activist brother with Long as a fellow consultant and former classmate of Marty's.

[10/23/12 - 12:08 PM]
Country Music Superstars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill to Perform Solo and As Part of a Special Tribute to Music Legend Willie Nelson, on "The 46th Annual CMA Awards" on ABC
Lady Antebellum and Blake Shelton will also take part in the special musical tribute.

[10/23/12 - 12:00 PM]
It's "Bravo's Big Premiere Week," Featuring Five New and Returning Series Kicking Off November 4
Plus: for six weeks, "Watch What Happens Live" moves to its new time slot, 11:30/10:30c, on Wednesdays.

[10/23/12 - 11:28 AM]
CBS Gives Full Season Orders to Television's #1 and #2 New Series - "Vegas" and "Elementary"
"Each of the shows has rich characters, big stars and a unique visual style that have stood out in the crowd," said Nina Tassler.

[10/23/12 - 11:07 AM]
CBS Opens the Season with its Fourth Straight Win in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/12 - 10:59 AM]
Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Top TV This Week with Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/12 - 10:52 AM]
FOX Has 3 of the Top 20 Programs Among Adults 18-34, 4 of the Top 20 Among Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/12 - 10:45 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TBS Was the #1 Entertainment Network in Primetime Among A18-49 for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/12 - 10:38 AM]
ABC's Music Lounge Is Live with a New Installment of "Nashville"-Inspired Docu-Web Series "On the Record"
Written by Hillary Lindsey and Cary Barlowe and performed by show star Hayden Panettiere, "Telescope" is featured in this week's episode.

[10/23/12 - 10:37 AM]
NBC Gives "Guys With Kids" Five Additional Scripts
The Wednesday comedy will be joined by the second season of "Whitney" beginning November 14.

[10/23/12 - 10:23 AM]
Strong Performances of Original Series and Movies Continue The Hub TV Network's Audience Growth Momentum
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/12 - 10:17 AM]
Disney Channel Powers to Record 71st Consecutive Week as the #1 TV Network in Total Day in Kids 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/12 - 10:11 AM]
ABC Wins the Week in the Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Averages, Generating its Best Numbers Since Season-Premiere Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/12 - 10:09 AM]
"48 Hours: The Preacher's Passion" Was Saturday's #1 Show with Households and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, October 20.

[10/23/12 - 10:07 AM]
NBC to Televise 2012 Miss Universe(R) Competition Live from Las Vegas on Wednesday, December 19th at 8 P.M. ET
Andy Cohen and Giuliana Rancic will once again serve as hosts.

[10/23/12 - 09:56 AM]
E! Presents "A-List Listings" - A Series Hosted by David Burtka Bringing Viewers Inside the Most Fascinating and Fabulous Homes on the Market
The series launches Wednesday, October 24 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[10/23/12 - 09:27 AM]
NBC Announces Louise Roe - Glamour Magazine's Fashion Editor at Large - as New Host of Reality Competition Series "Fashion Star" for Second Season
In addition, specialty fashion retailer Express joins the series as a buyer with world class retailers Macy's and Saks Fifth Avenue continuing from the first season.

[10/23/12 - 09:14 AM]
Discovery Channel's Hit Series "Moonshiners" Returns for a Second Season Starting November 7 at 10PM
Season two "continues to follow those who take serious precautions to remain safe as they practice the art of making moonshine, and the law enforcement tasked with capturing them."

[10/23/12 - 09:07 AM]
"60 Minutes" Is #2 for the Week, Its Highest Weekly In-Season Ranking Since December 2011
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/12 - 09:05 AM]
Yahoo! and CBS Television Distribution Team Up to Bring "omg! Insider" to TV
Syndicated entertainment newsmagazine "The Insider" will be renamed "omg! Insider" in January 2013 to create a multiplatform entertainment news series.

[10/23/12 - 09:02 AM]
E! News Store Brings a Pop of Culture to Los Angeles International Airport
Situated in Terminal 8, the 2,100 square-foot newsstand is one of the largest in the airport and will feature a variety of products.

[10/23/12 - 09:01 AM]
Nominee Voting for the "People's Choice Awards 2013" Opens Today
Fans can vote across 46 categories, including Favorite Movie Icon, Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host and Favorite Band, until Friday, November 2.

[10/23/12 - 08:57 AM]
For the 4th Week in a Row, "Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the Week's No. 2 Syndicated Talker in Households and Total Viewers
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers of the week of October 8-12.

[10/23/12 - 08:46 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Builds to Stand is Monday's Most-Watched TV Series for the 3rd Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 22.

[10/23/12 - 08:45 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with "The Voice," Debate Coverage
The Peacock dominates in adults 18-49 while ABC leads total viewers last night.

[10/23/12 - 08:36 AM]
"The Voice" Is the #1 Entertainment Telecast of the Night in 18-49 and Other Key Demographics
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, October 22.

[10/23/12 - 08:29 AM]
Encore's "The Big Miniseries Showcase" Presents Award-Winning Western Classic "Lonesome Dove" on Monday, November 19th at 8PM ET/PT
The following week, Encore will present the sequel, "Return to Lonesome Dove," on Monday, November 26th - Thursday, November 29th at 8pm.

[10/23/12 - 08:17 AM]
BBC and Science Co-Produce New Factual Drama Starring William Hurt
Bruce Greenwood, Brian Dennehy and Joanne Whalley also star in the docudrama about the space shuttle Challenger disaster of 1986.

[10/23/12 - 08:11 AM]
A Surging "Katie" Once Again Beats All Freshman and Sophomore Syndicated Talkers
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of October 8-12.

[10/23/12 - 08:04 AM]
NBC Wins Each of the First Four Weeks of the New Season in 18-49 for the First Time in 10 Years
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/23/12 - 07:25 AM]
Sophomore Season of Travel Channel's "Baggage Battles" Explores the Higher Stakes of Unclaimed Property - from Shipping Freight to Automobiles
The series returns Wednesday, November 14 at 8:00/7:00c with the first of 14 new episodes.

[10/23/12 - 07:06 AM]
Discovery Channel Wins Friday Night with Season Finale of "Yukon Men" and "Gold Rush" Special
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, October 19.

[10/23/12 - 07:01 AM]
"In Vogue: The Editor's Eye," Celebrating Vogue's 120th Anniversary, Debuts Dec. 6 on HBO
The documentary film "takes a look at some of the world's most influential fashion images as conceived by the magazine's iconic fashion editors."

[10/23/12 - 07:01 AM]
Casting and Start of Production Announced for BBC America's New Original Series "Orphan Black"
Maria Doyle Kennedy, Dylan Bruce, and Jordan Gavaris will join the previously announced lead Tatiana Maslany.

[10/23/12 - 06:46 AM]
Alicia Keys, Pitbull, The Killers and Psy Join the Sizzling Line-Up of Performers at the "2012 MTV EMA"
They'll join previously announced acts Taylor Swift, Muse, No Doubt, Carly Rae Jepsen, fun. and Rita Ora.

[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.







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[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]
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[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.

[10/24/14 - 09:13 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Beats NBC's "Fallon" by Its Largest Margin Yet in Homes
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:55 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Retains 92% of Its Week-Ago Rating, Despite a Significantly Stronger NFL Game on CBS This Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:42 AM]
WWE(R) Superstar Christian(R) and WWE(R) Hall of Famer Edge(R) Reunite on Syfy's "Haven" in an All-New Episode Airing November 28
Jay Reso will appear in an all-new episode airing November 28, and will reprise the role for two additional episodes airing later in 2015.

[10/24/14 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Wraps CBS Run on Top
The Thursday football franchise heads to NFL Network only beginning next week.

[10/24/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC More Than Doubles Its Nearest Non-Sports Competition on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 07:23 AM]
Season 3 of CNBC's "The Car Chasers" Will Premiere on Wednesday, November 5
Season 3 consists of 16 thirty-minute episodes: 8 new episodes will air in 2014, and the remainder of Season 3 will air in 2015.