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[10/02/13 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 2
Updates include: David Tennant to topline FOX's "Broadchurch" import; Colin Hanks cast in FX's "Fargo"; and Emily Rutherfurd to star in ABC Family's "Work Mom."

[10/02/13 - 03:49 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "NCIS" Tops Viewers, "The Voice" Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Fangasm," Discovery's "Dukes of Haggle" and ESPN's "30 for 30."

[10/02/13 - 02:59 PM]
Blackhawks-Capitals on NBCSN Is Cable's Most-Watched Season Opener on Record
NBC Sports Network spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 1.

[10/02/13 - 02:07 PM]
FX's "Wilfred" to Get Final Season on FXX
The Elijah Wood/Jason Gann-led comedy will return for a 10-episode swan song in 2014.

[10/02/13 - 01:38 PM]
TBS' Extensive Coverage of 2013 MLB Postseason Continues with American League Wild Card Game & Division Series
The network's coverage of the MLB Division Series will begin tomorrow, Thursday, October 3.

[10/02/13 - 01:06 PM]
ABC to Keep "Motive" Going for Second Season
Original broadcaster CTV previously commissioned an additional 13 episodes back in May.

[10/02/13 - 12:42 PM]
Brooklyn Hoops(TM) Gets National Platform on Fox Sports 1
Television coverage begins on Sunday, December 1 at 8:30/7:30c when national powerhouse Kentucky faces Providence.

[10/02/13 - 12:28 PM]
TBS' Exclusive Coverage of the 2013 National League Wild Card Delivers 4.6 Million Total Viewers
TBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 1.

[10/02/13 - 12:01 PM]
CBS Television Studios Heads to New York Comic-Con 2013 with "Beauty and the Beast" and "Reign"
The series will be featured in back-to-back panels on Saturday, October 12.

[10/02/13 - 11:54 AM]
ESPN's MLB Ratings Up 14 Percent in 2013
ESPN spins the coverage for its MLB coverage to date this season.

[10/02/13 - 11:21 AM]
FOX Gives Series Order to New Ensemble Comedy "Mulaney" (working title), from Comedian John Mulaney and Lorne Michaels
Martin Short also stars in the project, which was originally ordered to pilot by NBC.

[10/02/13 - 11:18 AM]
Spike TV Serves Up New Original Series "Frankenfood"
Each episode features local amateur food innovators competing head-to-head in order to get their unexpected food concoctions onto the menu of a popular local restaurant.

[10/02/13 - 10:51 AM]
Start Your Sundays Off Right with "T.D. Jakes Presents: Mind, Body & Soul" on BET Networks
The 11-episode series launches this Sunday, October 6 at 12:00 P.M. ET/PT.

[10/02/13 - 10:50 AM]
ABC Claims the #1 Most Co-Viewed Program During Premiere Week with "The Goldbergs"
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 23-29.

[10/02/13 - 10:32 AM]
ABC Is #1 with Upscale Adults 18-49 During Premiere Week
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 23-29.

[10/02/13 - 10:30 AM]
Emmy Award Winner Bob Newhart Returns as Professor Proton, on "The Big Bang Theory," Thursday, Nov. 7
Said installment will also feature an appearance by Bill Nye as himself.

[10/02/13 - 10:27 AM]
TLC's "Extreme Cheapskates" Brings New Meaning to "Reduce, Reuse & Recycle" on a Brand New Season
Look for the show's second season to kick off with back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, October 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/02/13 - 10:22 AM]
"Lights, Camera, Christmas!" Begins Production for ABC
The new competition series - in which 16 families from across America will decorate their homes to the extreme for Christmas - will premiere this December.

[10/02/13 - 10:03 AM]
AMC Fearfest Kicks Off with the Season Four Premiere of "The Walking Dead" on Sunday, October 13
The annual stunt features 19 days of continuous scare-themed programming, including classic film franchises such as Halloween, The Omen, Alien, Friday the 13th and Tremors.

[10/02/13 - 09:57 AM]
Science Channel's Hit Series "Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman" Is Reborn as "Beyond the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman"
Look for enhanced episodes of the series' original run beginning Wednesday, October 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/02/13 - 09:20 AM]
"NCIS" Is Night's Most-Watched Show; Tops "S.H.I.E.L.D." in Adults 18-49; CBS First In Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 1.

[10/02/13 - 08:55 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Once Again Dominates the 10 p.m. ET Slot Delivering Series Record Ratings
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 1.

[10/02/13 - 08:50 AM]
"Millionaire" with Cedric Is Up Year to Year for Its 3rd Straight Week in Women 25-54
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 16-20.

[10/02/13 - 08:41 AM]
H2 Premieres New Original Series "Big History" Narrated by Bryan Cranston
The 10-hour series will launch on Saturday, November 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/02/13 - 08:37 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Voice," "NCIS" Pull in Front of "SHIELD"
All four of ABC's newcomers fall more than 30% in their second weeks.

[10/02/13 - 08:30 AM]
Amber Tamblyn Upped to Series Regular on "Two and a Half Men"
Tamblyn plays Jenny, Charlie Harper's illegitimate daughter who moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting and to connect with what's left of her family.

[10/02/13 - 08:18 AM]
Turner Broadcasting and Verizon Reach Long-Term Distribution Agreement
As part of the agreement, FiOS TV subscribers will receive a robust offering of on-demand programming, as well as live streaming of all major Turner networks.

[10/02/13 - 08:18 AM]
"S.H.I.E.L.D." Earns ABC's 2nd-Highest Rating in Time Period in 2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 1.

[10/02/13 - 08:16 AM]
"Katie" Beats All Sophomore and Freshman Talk Show Competition During the Week
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 16-20.

[10/02/13 - 08:04 AM]
Fall Out Boy Joins The Band Perry on the "CMT Crossroads" Stage for an All-New Installment of the Network's Hit Performance Series
The franchise's latest special will premiere on Friday, November 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/02/13 - 06:03 AM]
Avery Johnson Joins ESPN as NBA Studio Analyst
Former NBA Coach of the Year and NBA Champion Johnson will make his in-studio debut on Monday, October 21.

[10/01/13 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 1
Updates include: ABC gives pilot order to comedy "Galavant"; Will Forte brings "The Last Man on Earth" to FOX; and Jennie Garth in talks to join ABC Family's "Mystery Girls."

[10/01/13 - 03:37 PM]
NFL Network's "Thursday Night Football" Features Two Week 5 Games
Look for the Buffalo Bills at Cleveland Browns on Thursday, October 3 and the San Diego Chargers at Oakland Raiders on Sunday, October 6.

[10/01/13 - 03:27 PM]
NBC Closes "Camp" After One Season
Co-star Nikolai Nikolaeff broke the news via his Twitter page this afternoon.

[10/01/13 - 03:05 PM]
ABC Family to Bring Exclusive "Ravenswood" Content to Fans All Month Long with the Ravenswood Reveal Campaign
The "Pretty Little Liars" spin-off launches Tuesday, October 22 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/01/13 - 02:54 PM]
"Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall" Moves to an All-New Night on Investigation Discovery
The former Sunday series will now air Wednesdays at 9:00/8:00c beginning October 2.

[10/01/13 - 02:50 PM]
Bridgit Mendler, Dove Cameron and G Hannelius Among Stars Participating in National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month Messages Throughout October on Disney Channel
The Disney Friends for Change interstitials will be featured throughout National Bullying Prevention Month, October 1-31.

[10/01/13 - 02:34 PM]
"MNF's" Dolphins-Saints Telecast Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks in Households and All Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 30.

[10/01/13 - 02:32 PM]
BBC America to Simulcast "Doctor Who" 50th Anniversary Special on November 23
In addition, the network will be dedicating an entire week to the series, including the new film "An Adventure in Space and Time," marathons and new specials to be announced.

[10/01/13 - 02:13 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Voice," "MNF" Still Unstoppable
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Real Housewives of Miami," Discovery's "Turn & Burn" and TBS's "MLB AL Tie-Breaker."

[10/01/13 - 01:46 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Delivers Record High Quarter
OWN spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[10/01/13 - 01:35 PM]
Eight Consecutive Quarters of Year-to-Year Growth for The Hub Network
The Hub spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[10/01/13 - 01:31 PM]
Discovery Channel Delivers Best Third Quarter in Network History Among Men 25-54
Discovery spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[10/01/13 - 01:30 PM]
CBS Sports Network Added to Time Warner Cable's Widely Distributed Digital TV Package Beginning Today
CBS Sports Network is now seen in over 53 million homes and is available to more than 99 million households across the country.

[10/01/13 - 01:26 PM]
College Football: Saturday Night Football Helps ABC Win the Night in Viewers & All Key Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, September 28.

[10/01/13 - 01:24 PM]
Disney XD Registers #2 Quarter Ever in Prime With Boys; "Lab Rats" Delivers Network's #1 Telecast Ever Across Target Demos
Disney XD spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[10/01/13 - 12:40 PM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 for the Week Among Adults 18-34 and No. 3 (Tie) for the Week Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 23-29.

[10/01/13 - 12:27 PM]
TNT and TBS to Invade New York Comic Con with "Falling Skies," "Mob City," "King of the Nerds" and "The Pete Holmes Show"
New York Comic Con will take place at the Javits Center, located at 655 West 34th Street in Midtown Manhattan.

[10/01/13 - 12:03 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NFL Football Takes Top Spots
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Eastbound & Down," E!'s "Eric & Jessie: Game On" and VH1's "Hollywood Exes."

[10/01/13 - 12:00 PM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day in 3Q 2013; 24-Hour Disney Junior Channel Is TV's #1 Preschool Network for 2nd Straight Quarter
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the quarter to date.







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[01/19/20 - 10:12 AM]
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[01/19/20 - 09:12 AM]
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[01/19/20 - 02:02 AM]
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