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[10/30/12 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 30
Updates include: Greg Malins to bring "Tribes" to ABC; "1600 Penn's" Jason Winer signs overall deal with 20th; and Abhi Sinha joins ABC Family's "Terminales."

[10/30/12 - 05:27 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Is Tops Once Again with "Monday Night Football"
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Scare Tactics," MTV's "The Inbetweeners" and Disney XD's "Lab Rats."

[10/30/12 - 05:22 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Walking Dead" Goes Untouched for AMC
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Ice Love Coco," Discovery's "Flipping the White House" and Bravo's "Real Housewives of Miami."

[10/30/12 - 05:17 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Takes Top Spots with College Football Doubleheader
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "The Dark," Hallmark's "The Good Witch's Charm" and Syfy's "Rise of the Zombies."

[10/30/12 - 04:50 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Gold Rush" Returns on Top for Discovery
Plus: numbers for Food Network's "Health Inspectors," TLC's "Say Yes to the Cure: Lori's Fight" and more!

[10/30/12 - 04:18 PM]
"The Good Witch's Charm", Hallmark Channel's 2nd Highest Rated Original Movie of the Year Among Key Demo, Bewitches Viewers with 1.9 HH Rating
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, October 27.

[10/30/12 - 03:19 PM]
NBC Replaces Tomorrow's "Animal Practice" with New "30 Rock"
Said installment, "There's No I in America," was originally slated to air this Thursday at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/30/12 - 03:12 PM]
Viewers Decide Who Wins Season Three of Syfy's Hit Reality Competition Series "Face Off"
Voting begins tonight at 10:00/9:00c with the winner revealed tomorrow, also at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/30/12 - 02:51 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael's" 2012 Edition of "Live's Halloween Party" to Air on Monday, November 5, 2012
In addition, the top morning talk show is returning to its normal live production schedule beginning on Wednesday, October 31.

[10/30/12 - 02:29 PM]
ABC Draws Best-Since-Premiere Monday Numbers in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 29.

[10/30/12 - 01:49 PM]
NBC to Rebroadcast Last Night's "The Voice," "Revolution" on Thursday, Friday
"30 Rock," "Up All Night," "The Office" and "Parks & Recreation" won't air this week.

[10/30/12 - 01:42 PM]
Disney to Acquire Lucasfilm Ltd.
"For the past 35 years, one of my greatest pleasures has been to see Star Wars passed from one generation to the next," said George Lucas.

[10/30/12 - 01:02 PM]
NBC News Continues Comprehensive Coverage of Sandy Aftermath - Brian Williams Anchors NBC News Primetime Special at 10/9 Central
The one-hour special, "Sandy's Fury," will replace tonight's episodes of "Go On" and "The New Normal."

[10/30/12 - 12:49 PM]
Showtime(R) Breaks Network Records Delivering Two Back-to-Back Original Series with Over Two Million Viewers Each
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, October 28.

[10/30/12 - 12:30 PM]
ABC News Extreme Weather Team Coverage of the Aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on Tuesday, October 30
"A Special Edition of 20/20: The Perfect Storm" will air in place of tonight's episode of "Private Practice."

[10/30/12 - 12:28 PM]
MTV Announces Unparalleled Line-Up of Programming in Celebration of the Final Installment of Summit Entertainment's "The Twilight Saga"
Look for "MTV First: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" on Thursday, November 1 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/30/12 - 12:22 PM]
FOX Scores a Victory and Delivers Highest-Rated Week of Any Network This Season
FOX spins the numbers for the week of October 22-28.

[10/30/12 - 11:54 AM]
The Hub TV Network Delivers Tenth Consecutive Month of Audience Growth as Programming Strength Drives Network to Solid Week and Best-Ever Month
The Hub spins the numbers for the month to date.

[10/30/12 - 11:44 AM]
October 2012 is Disney XD's #1 Month Ever in Prime in Boys 6-14 and Tweens/Boys 9-14
Disney XD spins the numbers for the month to date.

[10/30/12 - 11:41 AM]
NBC Reveals Changes for Mid-Season 2013
Series premieres include "Deception" (January 7), "1600 Penn" (January 10) and "Ready for Love" (March 31).

[10/30/12 - 11:39 AM]
"Monstober" Event Programming Powers Disney Channel to TV's #1 Total Day Ranking for Record-Setting 18th Consecutive Month in Kids 6-11
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month to date.

[10/30/12 - 11:24 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Climbs to Season High for NBC
Said numbers however are subject to revision due to Hurricane Sandy-related pre-emptions in major markets on the East Coast.

[10/30/12 - 10:57 AM]
NBC Ranks #1 for the Night in Adults 18-49 with the #1 and #2 Shows
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, October 29.

[10/30/12 - 10:51 AM]
Carrie Underwood, P!nk and Pitbull to Perform on "The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards(R)"
They join previously announced performers Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Linkin Park and Christina Aguilera.

[10/30/12 - 10:21 AM]
NBC is #1 Season to Date in 18-49 Through Five Weeks for the First Time in 10 Years
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 22-28.

[10/30/12 - 10:11 AM]
Growing for the 2nd Week in a Row to Equal a Season High, ABC Claims 6 of the Top 15 Scripted TV Shows Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 22-28.

[10/30/12 - 09:56 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" is the Week's No. 1 Syndie Talker in Women 25-54
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of October 15-19.

[10/30/12 - 08:50 AM]
"Katie" is the #1 New Syndie Talker for the 6th Straight Week
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of October 15-19.

[10/30/12 - 07:12 AM]
Tyra Banks, Justin Bieber, Josh Duhamel and Emma Stone Honor Four Teens for Their Commitment to Service in Fourth Annual TeenNick HALO Awards
The event will be taped live from the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on Saturday, November 17 and premiere Monday, November 19 at 8:00/7:00c on Nick at Nite.

[10/29/12 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 29
Updates include: Bradley Whitford, Marcia Gay Harden join ABC's "Trophy Wife"; Chloƫ Sevigny to star in A&E's "Those Who Kill"; and Chris Klein boards FOX's "Lifestyle Lemonaid."

[10/29/12 - 04:52 PM]
ABC Gives Full Seasons to Freshman "Neighbors," Sophomore "Scandal"
Both series have received back nine-orders for their current seasons.

[10/29/12 - 03:18 PM]
FOX Moves Up Return of Animated Comedies to This Sunday, November 4
"The Simpsons," "Bob's Burgers," "Family Guy" and "American Dad" will all air originals this week.

[10/29/12 - 03:09 PM]
E! Explores the Unthinkable in a Shocking New Hour-Long Special "When Teens Kill," Premiering Tuesday, Oct. 30, Only on E!
Nick Cates is the executive producer of the project, airing at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/29/12 - 02:47 PM]
Wilson: NBC Passing on "The Office" Spin-Off "The Farm"
The actor broke the news via his Twitter account this afternoon.

[10/29/12 - 02:24 PM]
15.5 Million Viewers Tune In to Witness Giants Win World Championship on FOX
FOX spins the numbers for Sunday, October 28.

[10/29/12 - 02:18 PM]
Scott Pelley Will Anchor a CBS News Primetime News Special on Hurricane Sandy Tonight on the CBS Television Network
CBS News' experienced team of correspondents will contribute to tonight's coverage from positions along the storm's path.

[10/29/12 - 02:02 PM]
NBC News Continues to Provide Up to the Minute Late Breaking Coverage of History-Making Hurricane Sandy
Brian Williams will anchor a network special report in the 9:00/8:00c hour of "The Voice."

[10/29/12 - 01:27 PM]
Disney XD "Gives Pranks" in November with the Premiere of Two Hidden Camera Prank Series and a Month-Long Programming Event "Pranksgiving"
"Just Kidding," hosted by You Tube practical prankster Zach Fox, will roll out with six new episodes, Monday through Saturday, November 19-24.

[10/29/12 - 01:20 PM]
"The X Factor" Top 16 Perform Live for the First Time Wednesday, October 31, on FOX
Look for a special two-hour-and-seven-minute show this Wednesday.

[10/29/12 - 01:16 PM]
The CW Pulls Tonight's Originals; CBS Likewise Bumps Lineup
Look for CBS to air news coverage of Hurricane Sandy beginning at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/29/12 - 12:39 PM]
ABC News to Broadcast Special Expanded One-Hour Editions of "World News with Diane Sawyer" and "Nightline" Dedicated to Storm Coverage
Beginning at 11:35/10:35c, ABC News will air a special one-hour edition of "Nightline" with anchors Terry Moran and Bill Weir reporting from the storm zone.

[10/29/12 - 12:27 PM]
"Hell on Wheels" Fires Up Third Season at AMC
The Western drama will be back for 10 more episodes on the cable channel.

[10/29/12 - 11:24 AM]
Ohio Family Wins Hollywood Halloween Makeover and Trip to Los Angeles as Grand Prize in The Hub TV Network's "Monster-Us Makeover" Sweepstakes
The winning family was announced during Saturday's premiere of an all-new episode of "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series."

[10/29/12 - 11:23 AM]
NBC to Switch "Up All Night" to Multi-Camera, Adds Episodes
Said change will take place after its 11th episode, due to air in December.

[10/29/12 - 10:45 AM]
"Anderson Live" Won't Return for a Third Season
Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution has opted not to pursue another season of the Anderson Cooper-hosted talk show.

[10/29/12 - 10:28 AM]
Live+7 Day Ratings: ABC Claims the Week's 2 Biggest DVR Gainers with "Modern Family"
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 8-14.

[10/29/12 - 10:20 AM]
The British Invade American Pop Culture in New E! Series Featuring Music Sensation The Saturdays
"Chasing The Saturdays" premieres Sunday, January 20 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[10/29/12 - 10:14 AM]
Tim Allen, Connie Britton, Shawn Johnson, Jana Kramer, Reba, Lisa Marie Presley, Kimberly Williams Paisley and Hayden Panettiere Will Present Awards on "The 46th Annual CMA Awards"
Plus: two-time nominee Love and Theft (Stephen Barker Liles and Eric Gunderson) will host the pre-telecast CMA Awards ceremonies.

[10/29/12 - 09:31 AM]
"Wheel of Fortune" and "Jeopardy!" Reupped Through 2016 by ABC Owned Television Stations Group
The new deal will take "Wheel" through its 33rd season and "Jeopardy!" through its 32nd season.

[10/29/12 - 09:11 AM]
ESPN2 to Present Rawlings Gold Glove Awards Show Tuesday
Steve Berthiaume will host the one-hour event with analysts John Kruk and Nomar Garciaparra.







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