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[09/23/13 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 23
Updates include: CBS eyes "NCIS" spin-off set in New Orleans; Bethany Joy Lenz to topline E!'s "Songbyrd"; and Maulik Pancholy cast in Lifetime's "HR."

[09/23/13 - 07:01 PM]
Julianne Hough to Guest Judge on "Dancing with the Stars," Monday, October 7
Hough was a two-time professional champion on "Dancing with the Stars" before making a seamless transition to award-winning recording artist and actress.

[09/23/13 - 02:13 PM]
Video: "Scandal 101" Web Video Now Live with All the Most Shocking Twists and Turns from Last Season's "Scandal"
Josh Malina will take viewers on a deeper dive during the one-hour special, "Scandal: The Secret is Out," on Thursday, October 3.

[09/23/13 - 12:38 PM]
"Dexter" Finale Ranks as Its Biggest Telecast Ever & Highest-Rated Episode in Showtime History
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, September 22.

[09/23/13 - 11:51 AM]
Lifetime's "Devious Maids" Reaches Series Highs in Season One Finale
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, September 22.

[09/23/13 - 11:04 AM]
Video: First Look at "Bonnie & Clyde" - Four-Hour, Two-Night Event Simulcast on Lifetime, A&E and History in December
Holliday Grainger and Emile Hirsch star in the project, premiering Sunday, December 8 and Monday, December 9.

[09/23/13 - 11:03 AM]
USA Is the #1 Cable Network for an Unprecedented 29th Consecutive Quarter
USA spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/23/13 - 10:13 AM]
CBS's Broadcast of "The 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards" Delivers Largest Audience Since 2005
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 22.

[09/23/13 - 10:08 AM]
Pedro Martinez & Tom Verducci Join TBS Studio Team for 2013 MLB Postseason
Additionally, Dirk Hayhurst, an author and former Major League pitcher, will provide commentary and insights during TBS' studio coverage.

[09/23/13 - 10:00 AM]
Cartoon Network to Air U.S. Premiere of "Pokemon the Movie: Genesect and the Legend Awakened" on October 19th at 12:30 p.m. (ET, PT)
Before the film, "Pokémon" fans can also enjoy an encore presentation of "Pokémon the Movie: Kyurem vs. the Sword of Justice" at 11:00 a.m. (ET, PT).

[09/23/13 - 08:53 AM]
ABC to Encore "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Pilot on Thursday
Said rebroadcast will replace the previously announced encore of "Shark Tank" at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/23/13 - 08:38 AM]
MTV's Hit Series "Girl Code" Returns with an All-New Second Season on Tuesday, October 29 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: MTV2 greenlights "Guy Code" season four, set to debut in 2014.

[09/23/13 - 08:24 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "SNF" Falls to Season Low Against Emmys
"The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards" are up big from last year for CBS.

[09/23/13 - 08:17 AM]
NBC Leads Sunday Night in Preliminary 18-49 Results
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 22.

[09/23/13 - 07:50 AM]
HBO Receives 27 Primetime Emmy(R) Awards, the Most of Any Network This Year; "Behind the Candelabra" Leads All Programming with 11 Emmys(R)
"Boardwalk Empire" also received five awards, the second-most of any program.

[09/23/13 - 07:33 AM]
All That Glitters Fades to Cold-Blooded Reality in Investigation Discovery's New Series "Beauty Queen Murders"
The newcomer premieres Tuesday, October 1 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/23/13 - 07:32 AM]
Comedy Central Wins Five Primetime Emmy Awards; "The Colbert Report" Wins First Award for "Outstanding Variety Series"
Plus: "South Park" wins again in the "Outstanding Animated Program" category for the "Raising the Bar" episode.

[09/23/13 - 07:27 AM]
Travel Channel's Original Series "Baggage Battles" Returns for Season Three on Tuesday, October 15 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
The series continues to give viewers a glimpse into the very profitable business of bidding, buying and reselling of unclaimed items from auctions around the world.

[09/23/13 - 06:29 AM]
A Holiday Home Swap Ends Up Becoming a Romantic Retreat for Tricia Helfer in "Finding Christmas," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere December 15
J.T. Hodges, Mark Lutz and Cristina Rosato also star in the "Countdown to Christmas" original.

[09/23/13 - 06:28 AM]
Haylie Duff Brightens This Holiday Season with "Hats Off to Christmas!" a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere December 14
Antonio Cupo and Sean Michael Kyer will also star in the holiday original movie.

[09/23/13 - 06:27 AM]
Nicollette Sheridan and Olympia Dukakis Shed Light on the Holidays in "The Christmas Spirit," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere December 1
Bart Johnson also stars in the project, part of the network's "Countdown to Christmas" stunt.

[09/23/13 - 06:26 AM]
Candace Cameron Bure Learns to Embrace the Holiday Spirit When She Joins Alan Thicke and Jesse Hutch in "Let It Snow," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere November 30
Also starring in the film are Gabrielle Rose and Dan Willmott.

[09/23/13 - 06:25 AM]
Spending Christmastime Selling Trees Has Sarah Lancaster Going "Fir Crazy," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere November 24
Eric Johnson and Colin Mochrie co-star in the latest "Countdown to Christmas" original at the network.

[09/23/13 - 06:24 AM]
Chyler Leigh, Paul Campbell and Naomi Judd Star in "Window Wonderland," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere November 23
Cameron Mathison, Matty Finochio and Terence Kelly also star in the project.

[09/23/13 - 06:23 AM]
A Single Dad Is Given the Celebrity Treatment When Shannon Elizabeth and Steve Byers Star in "Catch a Christmas Star," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere November 17
The telefilm also features Steve Byers, Julia Lalonde, Kyle Breitkopf and Christopher Jacot.

[09/23/13 - 06:22 AM]
Kellie Martin and Cameron Mathison Embrace the Joys of the Season in "The Christmas Ornament," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere November 16
Jewel Staite and Brendan Meyer also star in the network's latest "Countdown to Christmas" original.

[09/23/13 - 06:21 AM]
Alicia Witt Stars as a Bride Who's Destiny Takes a Detour When She Attempts to Meet Her Future In-Laws in "A Very Merry Mix-up," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere November 10
The film also stars Mark Wiebe, Scott Gibson, Susan Hogan, Richard Fitzpatrick and Lawrence Dane.

[09/23/13 - 06:20 AM]
Patricia Richardson, Katrina Law and Jordan Belfi Star in "Snow Bride," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere November 9
The holiday original also features Susie Abromeit, Robert Curtis Brown, Bobby Campo and Tom Lenk.

[09/23/13 - 06:19 AM]
Bruce Dern Joins Molly Parker, Zachary Gordon and Bailee Madison in "Pete's Christmas," on "Walden Family Theater," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere November 8
Wesley Morgan and Peter DaCunha also star in the project, which kicks off the network's "Countdown to Christmas" event.

[09/22/13 - 09:13 PM]
Showtime Ties for Its Most Wins Ever with Seven Primetime Emmy Awards
Claire Danes, Laura Linney and Merritt Wever were among the actors to take home honors.

[09/22/13 - 08:11 PM]
The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards Winners
"Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" took home top honors in the Outstanding Comedy and Drama Series categories.

[09/22/13 - 08:59 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Paves the Way to Another ABC Victory
Coverage of Michigan at Connecticut tops both total viewers and adults 18-49 last night.

[09/22/13 - 08:56 AM]
"Law & Order: SVU" Locks Up NBC's Top Total-Viewer Result in Its Time Period, Excluding Sports, Since December 29
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, September 21.

[09/21/13 - 01:15 PM]
More Than 50,000 Kids and Families Join Nickelodeon for 10th Annual Worldwide Day of Play Celebration
Additionally, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 was declared "Day of Play" in New York City by Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

[09/21/13 - 10:28 AM]
ABC's "Dancing" Adds 1.4 Million Viewers in 3 Days of Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 16.

[09/21/13 - 09:15 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Demos with Return of "Shark Tank"
The Alphabet's Friday mainstay is the night's top draw in both categories.

[09/21/13 - 08:56 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Ties for #2 from 9-10 p.m. ET in Adults 18-49 and Was #2 Outright from 10-11
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 20.

[09/21/13 - 08:55 AM]
ABC Wins Friday with Each Show Leading Its Slot
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, September 20.

[09/20/13 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 20
Updates include: A&E cancels "Hoarders" after six seasons; Richard Coyle joins John Malkovich on NBC's "Crossbones"; and Shiri Appleby to get "Unreal" for Lifetime.

[09/20/13 - 05:55 PM]
TNT Cancels Freshman Drama "King & Maxwell"
The news comes despite the series being the most-watched new cable entry this summer.

[09/20/13 - 03:11 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: NFL Dominates with Chiefs/Eagles on "Thursday Night Football"
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Tiny Tonight! ATL - Ladies Night Special," WE tv's "Tamar & Vince" and MTV's "Ridiculousness."

[09/20/13 - 02:53 PM]
Syfy, Bryan Singer/Bad Hat Harry Productions and Universal Cable Productions Developing 90-Minute Pilot Script "Creature at Bay"
The potential series tracks a small town that becomes the focus of the entire world after a modern-day "Kaiju" monster is taken down by the military.

[09/20/13 - 01:40 PM]
SouthParkStudios.com to Stream 95-Hour, 234-Episode Marathon of "South Park" Beginning Tomorrow at 3:00 p.m. ET
Said stunt is timed with the show's season 17 premiere on Wednesday, September 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/20/13 - 12:26 PM]
Chiefs-Eagles Highest-Rated "Thursday Night Football" Game Ever on NFL Network with a 6.0 US HH Rating and 9.4 Million Viewers
NFL Network spins the numbers for Thursday, September 19.

[09/20/13 - 12:05 PM]
ABC's Fall 2013 Tweetapalooza Kicks-Off with an Amazing Line-Up of Network Stars
It all begins tonight with the casts of "Last Man Standing," "The Neighbors" and "Shark Tank."

[09/20/13 - 12:00 PM]
Time Capsule Containing Steve Jobs' Apple Lisa Mouse Uncovered by National Geographic Channel Series "Diggers"
The finding was made by the National Geographic Channel's "Diggers" team for an episode of the series that will air early 2014.

[09/20/13 - 11:48 AM]
The Highly Anticipated Series Finale of "Breaking Bad" Bows on AMC Sunday, September 29th at 9PM ET/PT
Plus: look for an expanded one-hour episode of "Talking Bad," the live after-show hosted by Chris Hardwick.

[09/20/13 - 11:13 AM]
ABC to Premiere "Super Fun Night" with Second Episode Instead of Pilot
"Anything for Love" will now serve as its premiere installment on Wednesday, October 2 at 9:30/8:30c.

[09/20/13 - 10:35 AM]
NBC Finishes #2 for the 52-Week Broadcast Year
NBC spins the numbers for the year to date.

[09/20/13 - 10:16 AM]
John Noble to Guest-Star on Hit FOX Drama "Sleepy Hollow"
He'll play "a kind and reclusive man who possesses supernatural powers that have the potential to help Ichabod Crane."







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[04/18/18 - 06:01 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 04:58 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 04:37 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 04:36 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 02:16 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 12:29 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 11:02 AM]
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