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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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[03/28/17 - 01:39 PM]
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[03/28/17 - 01:22 PM]
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[03/28/17 - 01:15 PM]
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[03/28/17 - 01:01 PM]
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[03/28/17 - 12:58 PM]
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[03/28/17 - 12:38 PM]
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[03/28/17 - 11:44 AM]
Nickelodeon Wins 1Q 17 with All Kids' Demos, Marks Yearly Growth and Captures All Top Ten Shows for Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/28/17 - 11:16 AM]
The Family Celebrates Five Years Together in the Emotional 90-Minute Series Finale of "Switched at Birth," Airing Tuesday, April 11, on Freeform
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[03/28/17 - 10:41 AM]
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[03/28/17 - 10:30 AM]
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[03/28/17 - 10:13 AM]
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[03/28/17 - 10:05 AM]
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[03/28/17 - 10:05 AM]
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[03/28/17 - 10:05 AM]
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