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[10/08/13 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 8
Updates include: ABC gives "Strange Calls" cast-contingent pilot order; NBC acquires the broadcast rights to "Welcome to Sweden"; and Peter Berg to host HBO's "State of Play."

[10/08/13 - 05:12 PM]
ABC to Air Hallmark Hall of Fame Milestone "Christmas in Conway" on Sunday, December 1
Andy Garcia, Mandy Moore and Mary-Louise Parker star in the project, which will mark the franchise's 250th presentation.

[10/08/13 - 05:04 PM]
Exclusive: FOX to Sneak Preview Animation Domination High-Def's "Lucas Bros. Moving Co.," "Golan the Insatiable" on Saturday, November 23
Plus: "Axe Cop" and "High School USA!" to both kick off their fall runs on Saturday, November 2.

[10/08/13 - 03:21 PM]
Disney XD's "Mighty Med" Launches as Network's #2 Series Debut Ever in Total Viewers and Target Kid and Boy Demos
Disney XD spins the numbers for Monday, October 7.

[10/08/13 - 03:15 PM]
FOX Challenges Nation's Funniest Celebrities on New Unscripted Comedy "Slide Show"
The eight-episode series comes from executive producer Steve Carell and Shine America.

[10/08/13 - 03:13 PM]
Kanye West to Guest on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 9th on ABC
Previously announced guests include Ethan Dizon, Skylan Brooks and Arctic Monkeys.

[10/08/13 - 03:03 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Voice," "DWTS" Top Viewers
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Real Housewives of Miami," HGTV's "Love It or List It" and MTV's "Teen Mom 3."

[10/08/13 - 02:59 PM]
Hub Original Movie "Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Predacons Rising" Helps Spur Year-to-Year for the Hub Network
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of September 30-October 6.

[10/08/13 - 01:52 PM]
NBCSN and Hockey East Sign Multi-Year Extension
Beginning with the upcoming 2013-14 college hockey season and continuing through the 2014-15 season, NBCSN will annually televise a minimum of five Hockey East games.

[10/08/13 - 01:39 PM]
College Football: Saturday Night Football Helps ABC Win the Night in Viewers & All Key Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 5.

[10/08/13 - 01:09 PM]
Disney Channel Kicks Off "Monstober" Programming Event as TV's #1 Network in Total Day for the 121st Consecutive Week in Kids 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of September 30-October 6.

[10/08/13 - 12:56 PM]
"FOX Sports Live" Draws from A-List as New Destination for Top Sports Interviews
"The caliber of highly accomplished guests we've had on [the show] thus far speaks to the power of the FOX Sports brand established over the past 20 years," said Scott Ackerson.

[10/08/13 - 11:50 AM]
TLC's Season Premiere of "Long Island Medium" Brings Ratings and Social Media Rankings to a Higher Level
TLC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 6.

[10/08/13 - 11:36 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NFL Dominates Demos for CBS, NBC
Plus: numbers for A&E's "Modern Dads," Lifetime's "Witches of East End" and TLC's "Alaskan Women Looking for Love."

[10/08/13 - 11:34 AM]
TNT Orders Second Season of Hit Real-Life Drama "Cold Justice"
The network has ordered 10 new episodes of the powerful docu-drama, which is produced for the network by Wolf Films and Magical Elves.

[10/08/13 - 11:33 AM]
Science Channel Rules the 2013 New York Comic Con Universe with Three Out-of-This-World Panels
Highlights include a panel for "Futurescape" with James Woods, premiering Tuesday, November 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/08/13 - 11:31 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: College Football Snares Top Spots
Plus: numbers for Comedy Central's "Christopher Titus: Voice in My Head," Syfy's Scarecrow" and Lifetime's "House of Versace."

[10/08/13 - 11:11 AM]
E!'s "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Continues to Dominate as Sunday's #1 Original Cable Series and "Eric & Jessie: Game" on Posts Strong Gains
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, October 6.

[10/08/13 - 11:04 AM]
"Alaska: The Last Frontier" Returns to Series High Ratings on Sunday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, October 6.

[10/08/13 - 11:02 AM]
The Opening Week of 2013 Major League Baseball Postseason on TBS Helps Drive the Network to the Top of the Charts Last Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 30-October 6.

[10/08/13 - 11:02 AM]
"Big Bang Theory," "Elementary" Posts Series-High Live + 3 Lifts; Both Add +4 Million Viewers
CBS further spins the numbers for Thursday, October 3.

[10/08/13 - 11:01 AM]
Jeri Ryan Cast in Syfy's New Scripted Thriller "Helix" for a Multi-Episode Arc
Ryan will portray the beautiful and charismatic Constance Sutton, the Chief Operating Officer of Ilaria Corporation.

[10/08/13 - 11:01 AM]
Monster Energy Cup Airs Live on All-New FOX Sports 2
Coverage from Las Vegas' Sam Boyd Stadium begins at 9:00/8:00c on Saturday, October 19.

[10/08/13 - 10:49 AM]
Size Doesn't Necessarily Matter: Together, the Smallest of Creatures Become Unstoppable Forces of Nature in "Ultimate Swarms"
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, October 22 at 8:00/7:00c on Animal Planet.

[10/08/13 - 10:45 AM]
College Football: Nine Unbeatens & 13 Ranked Teams Highlighted by ESPN Prime Time Doubleheader
The action for Saturday will begin at noon with ABC and ESPN telecasts involving an unbeaten team.

[10/08/13 - 10:43 AM]
NBC Wins the Second Week of the Season in 18-49, Matches Its Highest Week-Two Rating in Six Years
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 30-October 6.

[10/08/13 - 10:13 AM]
Syfy Greenlights "Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge" (working title) from The Jim Henson Company, Showcasing the Creation of Elaborate and Awe-Inspiring Life-Like Characters
The contestants compete for $100,000 and the opportunity for the job of a lifetime - a contract working at the world-renowned Jim Henson's Creature Shop.

[10/08/13 - 10:12 AM]
FOX Nixes Animated Series "Murder Police"
Producer 20th Century Fox Television however plans to sell the series to cable.

[10/08/13 - 10:11 AM]
Nucleus and Warner Bros. Present "The Physics of Friendship: A Tribute to The Big Bang Theory"
The exhibit features more than 50 works in a variety of mediums by a roster of professional artists.

[10/08/13 - 10:10 AM]
ABC's Music Lounge Is Live with a New Installment of the "Nashville"-Inspired Docu-Web Series, "On the Record," Featuring the Original Song "What If I Was Willing," Performed by Chris Carmack and Sam Palladio
This week's installment goes behind the scenes for a special acoustic performance with songwriters Brian Davis, Randy Montana and Billy Montana.

[10/08/13 - 10:09 AM]
ABC Is Up Year to Year for the 2nd Straight Week in Adults 18-49, Standing as the Only Net to Improve in Both Weeks This Season
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 30-October 6.

[10/08/13 - 10:06 AM]
"Live from Daryl's House" Under Construction, Set to Tape New Episodes as Palladia Renews Deal with Award-Winning Web-to-Cable Series
Those shows will start debuting in early 2014 and will continue to premiere on www.livefromdarylshouse.com, where previous installments will be archived.

[10/08/13 - 10:04 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's Red-Hot "Scandal" Grows to a 4.8 in Live + 3, with Much Bigger Playback Gains Year to Year
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 30 through Thursday, October 3.

[10/08/13 - 09:58 AM]
CBS Wins Second Consecutive Week in Viewers; First in Adults 25-54; Posts Year-to-Year Growth
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 30-October 6.

[10/08/13 - 09:44 AM]
"Modern Family" Actor, Nolan Gould, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" Star, Zachary Gordon, Added as Presenters and America's First Teen-Girl Pop-Group Fifth Harmony Set to Perform on "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash," Oct. 26
They join the previously announced Bailee Madison, Rico Rodriguez, Keean Johnson, Todd Newton and more!

[10/08/13 - 09:43 AM]
"60 Minutes" Is #3 for the Week and Is Sunday's Most-Watched Prime Program
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, October 6.

[10/08/13 - 09:41 AM]
FOX Has 2 of the Top 20 Programs Among Adults 18-49: "The Simpsons" and "Sleepy Hollow"
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 30-October 6.

[10/08/13 - 09:30 AM]
NBC's Emmy-Winning Series "The Voice" Completes Blind Auditions as Coaches Ready Their 48 Artists for Battle Rounds
During the "battle rounds," each coach will pair two of their own team members against one another, each asked to sing the same song together in front of a studio audience.

[10/08/13 - 09:26 AM]
FOX Sports, Red Bull Media House Sign Three-Year Deal to Broadcast The Red Bull World Series
Each series, produced and delivered by Red Bull Media House, take place at some of the most iconic and breath-taking sporting venues in the world.

[10/08/13 - 09:14 AM]
"Katie" Is Up Week to Week and Year to Year, Equaling Its Highest-Rated Week in 8 Months
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 23-27.

[10/08/13 - 09:11 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the Week's No. 2 Syndie Talker 3 Weeks in a Row
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 23-27.

[10/08/13 - 08:51 AM]
"The Voice" and "The Blacklist" Generated the Night's #1 and #2 Ratings on the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, October 7.

[10/08/13 - 08:34 AM]
ABC's "Dancing" Is Up/"Castle" Beats "Hostages" by Best-Yet Margins
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 7.

[10/08/13 - 08:29 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Voice," "Blacklist" Continue NBC's Reign
Plus: ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" is the only series to post week-to-week gains last night.

[10/08/13 - 08:00 AM]
ESPN Reaches Multi-Year Agreement with Doug Collins
Collins will serve as an analyst on NBA Countdown - ABC and ESPN's NBA pre-game show - with Basketball Hall of Famer Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons.

[10/08/13 - 08:00 AM]
All Aboard: CMT Rides Jason Aldean's "Night Train to Georgia" Concert Special Into Town on October 19 with the Exclusive TV Premiere
Plus: CMT will give away five signed DVDs of "Night Train to Georgia," released October 15, to lucky fans on Twitter.

[10/08/13 - 07:59 AM]
MTV2 Renews Record-Breaking Series "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" and "Ain't That America with Lil Duval" for New Seasons in 2014
The two series helped MTV2 record its most-watched year ever among P12-34 for the fiscal year of October 2012 through September 2013.

[10/08/13 - 07:39 AM]
FOX Series "The Following," "Sleepy Hollow," "Almost Human," "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" and "Bob's Burgers" Descend on New York Comic Con 2013
A special screening of "Almost Human" will kick things off on Thursday, October 10.

[10/08/13 - 07:18 AM]
NBA TV's Season-Long Programming Highlighted by 97 Live Games, New Original Series & Comprehensive Studio Coverage
Highlights include "NBA Inside Stuff," "The Starters" and "Open Court."

[10/08/13 - 06:06 AM]
It's a Holiday Takeover When Santa Agrees to Share the Reins with Sean Astin and Ethan Erickson in "Santa Switch," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere December 7
The original presentation also features Anne Dudek, Annie Thurman, Griffin Cleveland, Steve Valentine and Donovan Scott.







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[05/23/16 - 02:44 PM]
VH1 to Bring Back "Hip Hop Honors" Event to Honor the Trailblazing First Ladies of Hip Hop Monday, July 11 at 9PM ET Live from NY
The show will pay homage to the female pioneers, trailblazers and trend-setters who lead a movement and infiltrated the ranks of the male-dominated genre to make their voices heard and still do today.

[05/23/16 - 02:41 PM]
Mariah Carey Partners with Hallmark Channel for a Three-Picture Development Deal
Carey is set to develop, executive produce, direct and co-star in the movies, with the first slated to debut as part of Hallmark Channel's 2017 "Countdown to Valentine's Day" programming event.

[05/23/16 - 02:27 PM]
ABC News and Time Inc.'s People Announce New Primetime Series "People's List"
The hour-long weekly program highlights the biggest stories in pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle, human interest and news features to bring viewers up to speed on what they may have missed.

[05/23/16 - 02:02 PM]
Universal Television Signs "Hamilton" Producer Jeffrey Seller and TV Producer Flody Suarez to Production Deal
"I'm so pleased to have Universal Television in business with one of the theater's leading producers, Jeffrey Seller, and his producing partner, Flody Suarez," said Robert Greenblatt.

[05/23/16 - 01:05 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Returns for a New Season on Monday, June 20 at 9 PM ET/PT
The OG of the OC, Vicki Gunvalson, returns along with Tamra Judge, Heather Dubrow, Shannon Beador and Meghan King Edmonds.

[05/23/16 - 12:03 PM]
Annie Apple Named ESPN "Sunday NFL Countdown" Contributor
Apple, burst on the national scene during the recent NFL Draft when she took to social media to offer her candid opinions about the draft, her son and anything else on her mind.

[05/23/16 - 12:01 PM]
BET Taps a New Producing Powerhouse Led by Executive Producer Will Packer and Showrunner Erica Shelton Kodish to Run the Critically Acclaimed Series "Being Mary Jane"
Production on the new season is set to begin in Atlanta, Georgia later this year.

[05/23/16 - 11:51 AM]
Six Grammy(R) Winning/Nominated Artists Lend Their Voices and Music to New Discovery Channel Series "Hello World!"
Presented in association with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the six-part series takes a look at the wonders of the natural world through the eyes of some of today's most celebrated musicians.

[05/23/16 - 10:33 AM]
Unloved Autos Get New Life on an All New Season of Velocity's Hit Series "Wheeler Dealers"
The all new season begins Wednesday, June 29 on Velocity when the guys tackle a true piece of automotive Americana - a 1968 Chevy Corvette C3.

[05/23/16 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime(R) to Produce Feature-Length Documentary About the Life of Comic Legend John Belushi with Cooperation of His Widow Judith Belushi Pisano
Directed by R.J. Cutler and produced by John Battsek, the documentary is set to begin production in the fall, with long-time Belushi collaborator Sean Daniel serving as executive producer along with Bill Couturie.

[05/23/16 - 08:50 AM]
David Feherty to Join NBC Olympics in Rio as a Correspondent
Feherty will offer commentary on NBC's primetime coverage, as well on other shows and platforms.

[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Vault ABC to Victory
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/23/16 - 08:32 AM]
New National Geographic Channel Series "I Am Rebel," Executive Produced by Doug Liman, Director of "The Bourne Identity," Introduces Unfamiliar Yet Game-Changing Individuals Who Prove That Change Happens Only When You Break the Rules
The series launches Sunday, June 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[05/23/16 - 08:08 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Another Period" for Third Season Ahead of Season 2 Premiere Airing Wednesday, June 15 at 10 p.m.
Guest stars this season include Jermaine Clement, Andrew Daly, Cedric the Entertainer, Perez Hilton, Moshe Kasher, Lauren Lapkus, Bobby Lee, Tom Lennon, Samm Levine, Aasif Mandvi, Kate Miccuci, Adam Pally, Missi Pyle, Andrew Rannells, June Diane Raphael, Will Sasso, Joss Whedon and more!

[05/23/16 - 08:05 AM]
CBS Studios International Announces Global Viral Video Sensation "Carpool Karaoke" Now Available as a Format
In each 30 or 60 minute episode the host of the show picks up a singer or celebrity and drives them in a Carpool Karaoke car, specially fitted with state of the art cameras, ready to capture the fun.