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[10/07/13 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 7
Updates include: Ashley Madekwe first to board WGN America's "Salem"; Beau Garrett boards Bravo's "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce"; and Amy Price-Francis cast in Amazon's "Bosch."

[10/07/13 - 04:40 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: CBS Tops Viewers, ABC Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for Nickelodeon's "The Legend of Korra," Travel's "Ghost Adventures" and HGTV's "I Break for Yard Sales."

[10/07/13 - 04:10 PM]
Discovery Channel Explores the Extreme Strategies of Those Preparing for the End in "Apocalypse Preppers"
The one-hour special premieres Thursday, October 17 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[10/07/13 - 12:51 PM]
New Discovery Series "Bar Hunters" Gives Wannabe Bar Owners the Chance to Turn Their Dreams Into Reality
Look for the first of back-to-back episodes on Monday, October 21 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/07/13 - 12:22 PM]
Jennie Garth Joins Tori Spelling in ABC Family's "Mystery Girls" Pilot as Star and Executive Producer
The project follows a former starlet who is roped into solving crimes with her former mystery TV show co-star when a witness to a crime will only speak to the infamous "Mystery Girls," which was the highest rated program of the 90's.

[10/07/13 - 12:20 PM]
MTV Grabs This Wednesday Night by the Horns with the Premiere of Two Back-to-Back Episodes of "Big Tips Texas" at 10:00 PM ET/PT
Plus: MTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 2.

[10/07/13 - 12:10 PM]
TV Land Inks Script Deal with Electus' Ben Silverman and Writer Jon Sherman
The script revolves around a 30-something woman as she navigates the executive ranks among her old-school male counterparts while her 20-something male assistant tries to make it amid his female-dominated peers.

[10/07/13 - 12:08 PM]
"Masters of Sex" Grows Nine Percent in Week Two
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, October 6.

[10/07/13 - 11:58 AM]
New Life. New Orleans. New Season. Animal Planet's "Pit Bulls and Parolees" Returns This November
The fifth season will air Saturdays at 10:00/9:00c beginning November 2.

[10/07/13 - 11:00 AM]
"American Blackout," National Geographic Channel's 2-Hour Movie Event, Premieres Sunday, October 27, at 9 PM ET/PT
The movie event imagines the story of a national power failure in the United States caused by a cyberattack.

[10/07/13 - 10:59 AM]
First Performers Announced for "The 47th Annual CMA Awards" Airing Wednesday, November 6 on the ABC Television Network
Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift and Keith Urban are all scheduled to perform.

[10/07/13 - 10:56 AM]
Get Ready to Party! "Adam Devine's House Party" Invades Comedy Central(R) on Thursday, October 24 at 12:30 A.M. ET/PT
Said premiere features stand-up sets from Ahmed Bharoocha, Andrew Santino and Barry Rothbart.

[10/07/13 - 10:46 AM]
Grammy(R) Winner T.I. "Hustles" Into "House of Lies"
Plus: previous guest stars Griffin Dunne, Bess Armstrong and Jenny Slate will also return this season.

[10/07/13 - 10:37 AM]
Production Begins on Starz and Sony Pictures Television's "Outlander"
"Day One and the battle is joined," said Ronald D. Moore. "We fight to do justice to the material and the fans."

[10/07/13 - 10:35 AM]
Celebrate Halloween Early with a Viewing Party for "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash"
The contest will be judged by Halloween expert Martha Stewart, actor Hal Sparks and actress, singer and dancer CoCo Jones.

[10/07/13 - 10:07 AM]
Bravo Media Launches Two New Digital Initiatives - "Top Chef Home Edition" and "Social Snaps"
Created by Starcom USA in collaboration with Kraft Foods and Bravo, "Top Chef Home Edition" will engage fans and foodies across the spectrum.

[10/07/13 - 09:50 AM]
E! Premieres the "True Hollywood Story: Paula Deen" Monday, October 14 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
Gordon Elliott, Allen Salkin, Anthony Bourdain and Jamie Deen are among those interviewed.

[10/07/13 - 09:38 AM]
Travel Channel Renews Four Popular Series for 2014, Plus Greenlights Production of New Original Series & Special
"Bizarre Foods America," "Dangerous Grounds," "Hotel Impossible" and "Mysteries at the Museum" are all due back on the network.

[10/07/13 - 09:30 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D.," "Goldbergs" and "Nashville" Score Bigger Playback Gains in Week 2
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 30 through Wednesday, October 2.

[10/07/13 - 09:26 AM]
"Steven Universe" Premieres Monday, November 4 at 8pm (ET, PT) on Cartoon Network
The newcomer will join fan-favorites "Adventure Time," "Regular Show" and "MAD," for a powerhouse prime-time comedic lineup.

[10/07/13 - 09:22 AM]
Video: Check Out MTV's "Girl Code" Hilarious Season Two Trailer Here
Season two premieres Tuesday, October 29 at 11:00/10:00c on the cable channel.

[10/07/13 - 09:03 AM]
Oxygen Media Announces Series Greenlight of "Tattoos After Dark" to Premiere January 2014
This latest greenlight comes on the heels of the success of Oxygen's hit tattoo competition series "Best Ink," which returns for season three in December.

[10/07/13 - 08:40 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Hands Demo Crown to NBC, Total Viewers to CBS
Plus: ABC's "Revenge" and "Betrayal" both fall more than 20% in their second weeks among adults 18-49.

[10/07/13 - 08:18 AM]
NAACP and TV One Announce New Multi-Media Partnership to Broadcast "NAACP Image Awards"
Under the five-year contract, TV One becomes the television home for the association's awards show, beginning with the live airing of the "45th NAACP Image Awards" in February 2014.

[10/07/13 - 08:16 AM]
NBC Is Currently #1 for the Night in Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54, Adults 18-34 and Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 6.

[10/07/13 - 08:12 AM]
Air Date Change: TLC's "Extreme Cheapskates" Will Now Be Returning on Wednesday, October 30 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
The show's sophomore run was previously slated to roll out the week prior.

[10/07/13 - 08:05 AM]
Paul Teutul, Sr. Brings His Elite Brand of Custom Motorcycles to CMT in the All-New Series "Orange County Choppers" Premiering Saturday, November 16
This turbo-charged series follows the iconic Paul Teutul Sr. and his team as they take on the most challenging bike builds of their careers.

[10/07/13 - 07:36 AM]
Video: Aziz Ansari, Anna Kendrick, Rashida Jones & More Make the Set Shine On IFC's "Comedy Bang! Bang!"
The series returns with an all-new episode Friday, October 18 at 10:00/9:00c featuring guest star Rainn Wilson.

[10/07/13 - 07:31 AM]
NBC Olympics to Present 34.5 Hours of Live Coverage of 2014 U.S. Olympic Trials
Trials coverage begins on Friday, November 15 at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN with curling, and concludes on Sunday, January 5 at 4 p.m. ET on NBC with short track.

[10/07/13 - 07:29 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Coverage of Denver's Wild Win Over Dallas Scores Highest Rated NFL Game of Season on Any Network
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, October 6.

[10/07/13 - 06:07 AM]
Electus Sells "Bet on Your Baby" to Broadcasters In 22 Countries
The reality competition series aired on ABC earlier this year.

[10/07/13 - 03:02 AM]
"JFK: The Smoking Gun" U.S. Premiere on Sunday, November 3 at 8PM ET/7PM PT
ReelzChannel's two-hour docudrama is based on the book of the same name from veteran police detective Colin McLaren.

[10/07/13 - 02:30 AM]
Bravo Media Renews Its Vows with a Season Two Pickup of Hit Docu-Series "Newlyweds: The First Year"
For the second season, Bravo will partner once again with Monkey Kingdom along with Academy(R) award-nominated documentarian Eddie Schmidt.

[10/06/13 - 10:57 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Equals Its Top 18-49 Rating in the Local People Meters Since April 13
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 5.

[10/06/13 - 09:39 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: "Sleepy Hollow" Premiere Rises to a 5.8/15 Rating
FOX further spins the numbers for Monday, September 16 and Tuesday, September 17.

[10/06/13 - 09:15 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins College Football Race
Ohio State at Northwestern triumphs over TCU at Oklahoma on FOX and Arizona St. vs. Notre Dame on NBC.

[10/06/13 - 09:12 AM]
Coverage of Notre Dame-Arizona State College Football Earns NBC's Highest Saturday Primetime Average in Three Months in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 5.

[10/06/13 - 08:45 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Sees Bigger Playback Gains in Week 2
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 1.

[10/05/13 - 09:56 AM]
Week Two of "The Blacklist" Sets a New Record for Biggest "Live Plus Three Day" Lift
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 30.

[10/05/13 - 08:54 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Powers ABC to Demo Victory
CBS however remains the most-watched network last night.

[10/05/13 - 08:53 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Matches NBC's Second-Highest Rating in Its Slot Since June 28
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 4.

[10/05/13 - 08:52 AM]
ABC Wins Friday with the Top 2 TV Shows - "Shark Tank" and "20/20"
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 4.

[10/04/13 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 4
Updates include: FOX asks for additional scripts of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"; Harry Connick, Jr., Brad Garrett land comedy projects; and Justin Spitzer brings "The Money Pit" to NBC.

[10/04/13 - 03:05 PM]
NBC Orders Full Season of Acclaimed Drama "The Blacklist"
"The many layers of Red Reddington and his mysterious reasons for getting into bed with the FBI seem to be fascinating to fans of this show," said Jennifer Salke.

[10/04/13 - 02:49 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang," "Scandal" Top Demo Race
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "North Woods Law," Discovery's "Man, Cheetah, Wild" and FX's "Anger Management."

[10/04/13 - 02:45 PM]
FOX Extends Yellow Streak with Record-Setting 26th Season Pick-Up of "The Simpsons"
"This groundbreaking series is not only the longest-running scripted show in television history, it's one of the greatest sitcoms of our time," said Kevin Reilly.

[10/04/13 - 01:30 PM]
CBS Premiere Week Is Up in Viewers and Even in Demos Versus Last Year with Live +3-Day Playback Included
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 23-29.

[10/04/13 - 01:28 PM]
TBS' MLB National League Division Series Coverage Up 11% Among Total Viewers
TBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 3.

[10/04/13 - 01:03 PM]
CBS Adds Encore of Latest "Hostages" to This Saturday at 9:00/8:00c
Said rebroadcast will replace the previously announced repeat of "Person of Interest" in the time period.

[10/04/13 - 12:32 PM]
Academy Award Winner Halle Berry to Star in "Extant"
Berry will play an astronaut who returns home from a year-long solo mission in space and tries to reconnect with her husband and son in their everyday life.







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[10/20/14 - 11:51 AM]
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