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[10/09/13 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 9
Updates include: Lauren Ambrose to topline Lifetime's "Deliverance Creek"; NBC eyes reboot of 1980s staple "Remington Steele"; Kate Walsh, Joey King and Josh Close board FX's "Fargo."

[10/09/13 - 04:33 PM]
CBS Announces Programming Changes for Its Monday Night Lineup, Beginning Next Week
"2 Broke Girls" will replace "We Are Men" while "Mike & Molly" is due back on November 4.

[10/09/13 - 03:42 PM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Featuring Performances by Trace Adkins, Luke Bryan, Sheryl Crow, Lucy Hale, Jake Owens, Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker and Michael W. Smith Airs December 2 on ABC
The special tapes in front of a live audience Friday, Nov. 8 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.

[10/09/13 - 02:54 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Voice," "SHIELD" Lead Demo Pack
Plus: numbers for ESPN's "30 for 30," Discovery's "Tickle" and Spike TV's "Ink Master."

[10/09/13 - 02:43 PM]
Nickelodeon Draws Shrieks and Shrills with Halloween-Themed Premieres Beginning Thursday, Oct. 10
"Sam & Cat," "The Haunted Hathaways," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," "SpongeBob SquarePants," "See Dad Run," "Peter Rabbit" and "Deadtime Stories" are among those featured.

[10/09/13 - 02:34 PM]
Wayne Brady Guest Stars in Brand-New Episode of Emmy Award-Winning Live-Action Preschool Music Series "The Fresh Beat Band" on Sunday, Oct. 13, at 7PM (ET/PT)
At 7:30 p.m., Nick Jr. will encore the special, which gives viewers an all-access pass to the band's high-energy live show featuring behind-the-scenes footage and more.

[10/09/13 - 02:14 PM]
Multiplatform Viewing: ABC's "Scandal" Premiere Surges 91% Over Last Year to 17.8 Million
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, October 3.

[10/09/13 - 01:33 PM]
"Shake It Up" Series Finale Takes Fans Down the Catwalk and Memory Lane Sunday, November 10 on Disney Channel
Plus: the special episode includes new music from Zendaya.

[10/09/13 - 01:12 PM]
Voting Begins Now on "American Idol XIII" for New Season's Tagline
Voting begins today and continues through next Monday, October 14, at 11:59 PM PT.

[10/09/13 - 01:09 PM]
Video: "King of the Nerds" - "The People's Nerd" Winner Revealed
The show's second season kicks off on Thursday, January 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/09/13 - 01:05 PM]
Snap Out of Your Morning Routine with "The Morning Show" on Fusion
Starting Tuesday, October 29, the weekday two-hour broadcast (7:00-9:00 a.m., ET) will join Fusion's programming lineup.

[10/09/13 - 12:03 PM]
Esquire Network Greenlights Two New Fall Specials: "Women We Love" and "Best Bars in America" (WT)
Both extend long-time favorite franchises from Esquire magazine, bringing them to television for the first time.

[10/09/13 - 11:49 AM]
Comcast Corporation, NBCUniversal and Twitter form Social TV Strategic Partnership
"See It" will debut in November with shows from NBCUniversal's networks.

[10/09/13 - 11:31 AM]
NBC Sets Dec. 9 as Return Date for Season Four of "The Sing-Off"
This year's season will run for seven episodes, with the finale set for telecast on Monday, Dec. 23 with a two-hour episode.

[10/09/13 - 11:07 AM]
VH1 Is on the Move with Big Ang - "Miami Monkey" Heads to Thursday Nights at 10:00 PM ET/PT Beginning October 10th, 2013
The "Mob Wives" spin-off previously aired on Sunday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/09/13 - 11:07 AM]
"Supernatural" and "The Originals" Scare Up The CW's Most Watched Tuesday in Four Years
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 8.

[10/09/13 - 10:57 AM]
39 FIFA World Cup Qualifying Matches on ESPN Networks Friday through Tuesday
The United States Men's National Team (USMNT) will face the Jamaican National Team on Friday at 6 p.m. ET on ESPN/WatchESPN.

[10/09/13 - 10:55 AM]
AnnaLynne McCord Set to Guest-Star on TNT's "Dallas"
She will play Heather, a 20-something ranch hand with a troubled ex-husband and a 5-year-old son.

[10/09/13 - 10:47 AM]
USA Greenlights Three New Drama Pilots as the Network Expands on Its Powerful Slate of Original Series
"Complications," "Novice" and "Rush" will join the recently announced untitled Sean Jablonski project.

[10/09/13 - 10:09 AM]
NBCSN to Air Five Big Ten Hockey Games This Season
NBCSN's coverage of Big Ten hockey will feature all six member schools with hockey programs.

[10/09/13 - 09:53 AM]
Season Two of "The Car Chasers" Premieres Tuesday, October 22 at 10PM ET/PT
Two new episodes will air back-to-back each Tuesday for a total of 16 original half-hour episodes.

[10/09/13 - 09:43 AM]
CBS Wins Third Consecutive Tuesday in Viewers; "NCIS" Tops Night
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 8.

[10/09/13 - 09:03 AM]
CMT's "Sweet Home Alabama" Returns with an All-New Season Beginning Friday, November 15 at 9 P.M., ET/PT
This season, 11 city slickers and 11 country guys will live together in a house in Fairhope, Ala. while vying for the attention and affection of southern belle Kelsey Smith.

[10/09/13 - 09:00 AM]
"Shamrock: Bound by Blood," Premieres on Spike TV Thursday, October 10 at 11:00pm ET/PT
The documentary takes viewers on an unforgettable journey into Frank's tumultuous past from his remarkable fighting career to his turbulent personal life.

[10/09/13 - 09:00 AM]
Crackle Original Series "Chosen" Kicks Off Production on Second Season
Chad Michael Murray, Sarah Roemer and Brandon Routh will join returning cast members Milo Ventimiglia, Nicky Whelan and Brett Davern.

[10/09/13 - 08:43 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Is Up 22% Versus the Show's Year-Ago Third Episode in 18-49 Rating and Is Up 18% In Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 8.

[10/09/13 - 08:34 AM]
"SHIELD" Holds Strong in Week 3 and Moves Up to #1 at 8pm
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 8.

[10/09/13 - 08:27 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Demo Crown with "The Voice"
Plus: FOX's "New Girl" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" are the only series to post week-to-week gains.

[10/09/13 - 08:18 AM]
Murray, Del Potro Headline Dream Cup Barbados Live on ESPN3
The four-player tournament will be held at the Wildey Gymnasium at the Sir Garfield Sobers Sports Complex.

[10/09/13 - 08:11 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) New Late-Night Series "@midnight" Premieres Monday, October 21 at 12:00 Midnight ET/PT
Chris Hardwick hosts the series, which will follow "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report."

[10/09/13 - 07:49 AM]
Fuse Sets Premiere Date for Season Two of "Warped Roadies"
The new 12-episode season will roll out on Wednesday, December 4 at 11:00/10:00c on the cable channel.

[10/09/13 - 07:19 AM]
Winner of "Ink Master" Season 3 Named in Live Season Finale
They received a cash prize of $100,000, a feature article in the premiere tattoo publication "Inked" and the ultimate bragging rights title of "Ink Master."

[10/09/13 - 07:07 AM]
"The Blacklist" Is NBC's Top New Drama Thru Its First 2 Weeks in Total Viewers Since "Providence" in 1999
NBC further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[10/09/13 - 07:03 AM]
"The 68th Annual Tony Awards(R)" to Be Broadcast Live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 8, 2014 on the CBS Television Network
The nominations for the 2014 Tony Awards will be announced live on Tuesday, April 29 from New York City.

[10/09/13 - 07:02 AM]
A&E Network to Unveil New Network Identity Across All Platforms
The new brand identity and tagline will launch on December 11 at 10:00/9:00c, during the "Duck Dynasty" Christmas Special.

[10/09/13 - 06:01 AM]
Drake, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Robin Thicke and Keith Urban Set to Perform on "The Grammy(R) Nominations Concert Live! - Countdown To Music's Biggest Night(R)" On Friday, Dec. 6
Plus: LL Cool J will once again host the one-hour special, which takes place at Los Angeles' Nokia Theater L.A. Live.

[10/09/13 - 05:49 AM]
BBC America to Co-Produce Landmark Natural History Series
Upcoming titles include "The Hunt," "One Planet," "Wild Alaska," "Beyond Human" and "24 Hours on Earth."

[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.







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[11/20/14 - 05:25 PM]
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[11/20/14 - 12:47 PM]
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[11/20/14 - 12:29 PM]
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[11/20/14 - 12:09 PM]
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[11/20/14 - 12:01 PM]
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[11/20/14 - 11:32 AM]
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[11/20/14 - 11:27 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Continues Dominance Against ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of Nov. 10-14
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 10-14.

[11/20/14 - 11:13 AM]
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[11/20/14 - 11:07 AM]
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[11/20/14 - 11:06 AM]
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[11/20/14 - 11:00 AM]
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[11/20/14 - 11:00 AM]
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[11/20/14 - 10:46 AM]
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[11/20/14 - 10:44 AM]
TBS Sets Table for 2014 Edition of "Thanksgiving with Friends" Marathon, Plus "Seinfeld" Festivus Celebration
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