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[10/11/13 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 11
Updates include: Victoria Justice to lead MTV's "Eye Candy"; NBC gives "The Night Shift" three additional scripts; and Troy Garity boards HBO's "Ballers."

[10/11/13 - 04:31 PM]
Video: Starz Debuts All-New "Black Sails" and "Da Vinci's Demons" Trailers from New York Comic Con
"Black Sails," from executive producer Michael Bay, will premiere in January; while "Da Vinci's Demons" will return in the spring.

[10/11/13 - 03:56 PM]
Exclusive: Syfy to Unveil "Killer Contact" on Wednesday, December 4
The six-episode series follows a team of paranormal investigators as they research the otherworldly activity at historical sites.

[10/11/13 - 03:51 PM]
FOX Asks for More Scripts of "Dads," Less Episodes of "Us & Them"
The network asked for additional scripts of fellow freshman "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" last week.

[10/11/13 - 03:17 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang Theory" Continues Its Reign
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Million Dollar Shoppers," Nickelodeon's "Deadtime Stories" and History's "Pawn Stars."

[10/11/13 - 02:31 PM]
The CW Presents the "iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2013" Concert Special Wednesday, December 18, 8-10 PM
Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, Pitbull, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Fall Out Boy are Selena Gomez are among those slated to perform.

[10/11/13 - 12:27 PM]
NBC to Expand "The Voice on Tuesday, October 29 to Two Hours
Part two of the show's knockout rounds will pre-empt "Chicago Fire" on said night.

[10/11/13 - 12:04 PM]
NFL Network's "Thursday Night Football" Delivers a 5.0 US HH Rating and 7.8 Million Viewers
NFL Network spins the numbers for Thursday, October 10.

[10/11/13 - 12:03 PM]
Actress/Comedienne Sandra Bernhard to Guest Star on ABC Family's Award-Winning Drama Series "Switched at Birth"
She'll recur as Teresa Lubarsky, a groovy art professor at a local college where Bay (Vanessa Marano) is taking classes.

[10/11/13 - 12:01 PM]
NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" Celebrates Pearl Jam October 21-25 with a Full Week of Performances Honoring the Iconic Band
Each night, the show's musical guest will perform a specially selected song from the band's expansive discography.

[10/11/13 - 11:35 AM]
MTV Makes All the Right Moves with a Weekend Filled with Channing Tatum's Famed Dance Themed Movies Starting Saturday, October 12th at 8:00PM
Plus: look for "True Life Presents: Bachata Nights" on Sunday, October 13 at 5:00/4:00c.

[10/11/13 - 11:11 AM]
ABC Celebrates Halloween with a Spooktacular Lineup of Shows
Highlights include "Toy Story Of TERROR!" on Wednesday, October 16 and "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" on Thursday, October 31.

[10/11/13 - 11:08 AM]
ABC Family Picks Up a Second Season of the Critically-Acclaimed Hit Drama Series "The Fosters"
The order came as production continues on the first season of the series, which premieres new episodes in January.

[10/11/13 - 10:44 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Once" Emerges as Sunday's #1 Entertainment Series with a 3.6 in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 6.

[10/11/13 - 10:02 AM]
Video: TNT's "Mob City" New Promo
The six-part series launches Wednesday, December 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/11/13 - 09:52 AM]
Video: "Falling Skies" Season 4 Sneak Peek
Check out the first look at the new season, unveiled at New York Comic Con today.

[10/11/13 - 09:46 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Second Season of Hit Animated Preschool Series "Peter Rabbit"
A brand-new episode of Peter Rabbit, "The Tale of the Giant Pumpkin/The Tale of the Fierce Bad Rabbit," will premiere Friday, October 25.

[10/11/13 - 09:40 AM]
"The Millers" Holds 94% of Its Premiere Week Adult 18-49 Rating and +96 of Its Adult 25-54 Rating, More Than Any Other New Series This Season
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 10.

[10/11/13 - 09:39 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Is the No. 1 Broadcast Talk Show in Late-Night Among Adults 18-49 for the 2nd Consecutive Day
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, October 10.

[10/11/13 - 09:36 AM]
It's Almost the Most Wonderful Time of the Year When ABC Family Kicks Off Its Annual "Countdown to 25 Days Of Christmas" on Wednesday, November 20
Highlights include the original movie "Christmas Bounty," starring WWE Superstar Mike "The Miz" Mizanin and Francia Raisa, on Tuesday, November 26.

[10/11/13 - 09:31 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Invites Viewers to Help Build an Episode to Be Broadcast Later This Season
For the next three weeks, viewers can log onto http://www.cbs.com/H50vote to vote on the following six key story points of an episode.

[10/11/13 - 09:22 AM]
October Brings a Full Roster of Fashionable Guests to the Set of E!'s "Fashion Police" Every Friday Night at 9PM ET/PT
Elizabeth Berkley and Gillian Jacobs, E.J. Johnson and Jillian Rose Reed plus Alessandra Ambrosio are slated to drop by in the coming weeks.

[10/11/13 - 09:19 AM]
It's a Wonderful Lifetime Holiday Programming Slate Kicks Off Saturday, November 9, with Music Icons Dolly Parton and Brian McKnight in "A Country Christmas Story"
Other titles include "Twelve Trees of Christmas," "Kristin's Christmas Past," "Dear Secret Santa," "Christmas in the City," "Christmas on the Bayou" and "A Snow Globe Christmas."

[10/11/13 - 09:19 AM]
BBC America Announces New Additions to Season Two of "Orphan Black"
Michiel Huisman, Peter Outerbridge and Ari Millen will recur on the new season, due in April.

[10/11/13 - 09:18 AM]
Starz Releases First Photos from Sophomore Season of David S. Goyer's Hit Action Adventure Original Series "Da Vinci's Demons"
Get your first look at the show's second season, due in 2014 on the pay channel.

[10/11/13 - 09:04 AM]
Princess Sofia Sets Sail for a High Seas Adventure in Her First-Ever Primetime Special "Sofia the First: The Floating Palace," Premiering Sunday, November 24 on Disney Channel
Said event features a special appearance by Princess Ariel from "The Little Mermaid," voiced by Disney Legend Jodi Benson who reprises her iconic role from the animated film.

[10/11/13 - 09:01 AM]
VH1 and NFL Kick Off Super Bowl XLVIII with "Super Bowl Blitz: Six Nights + Six Shows"
Viewers and concert-goers are invited to different venues around the city and into New Jersey for a live show by one of today's hottest artists.

[10/11/13 - 09:00 AM]
Casting Continues on FX's All-Star Original Version of "Fargo"
Bob Odenkirk, Oliver Platt, Kate Walsh and Glenn Howerton will join the previously announced Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman and Colin Hanks.

[10/11/13 - 08:47 AM]
"Parks and Recreation" Maintains 100% of Last Week's 18-49 Rating and Is Up 3% In Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 10.

[10/11/13 - 08:26 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Holds the Demo Line for CBS
Plus: "Glee" delivers its best numbers in over a year with its farewell to Cory Monteith.

[10/11/13 - 08:25 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" Debut Improves Its Hour
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 10.

[10/11/13 - 08:15 AM]
Watered Down Bars and Nightclubs Get a Second Chance in New Primetime Series "On the Rocks"
Top consultant and bartender extraordinaire John Green hosts the Food Network series, premiering Sunday, November 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/11/13 - 08:10 AM]
Six-Part Prequel "Strike Back: Origins," Starring Richard Armitage and Andrew Lincoln, Debuts Oct. 25 on Cinemax
Originally titled "Chris Ryan's Strike Back," the U.K. season one of the show was based on the book series of the same name by former British Special Forces soldier Ryan.

[10/11/13 - 08:08 AM]
ESPN Announces Creation of Boca Raton Bowl
The bowl game will be played at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Florida, on the campus of Florida Atlantic University and nationally televised on ESPN or ESPN2.

[10/11/13 - 07:13 AM]
A&E's "American Hoggers" Returns Tuesday, October 22
Follow the Campbell family as they battle against each other and millions of wild boars rampantly taking over Texas.

[10/11/13 - 06:22 AM]
Dan Harris Named Co-Anchor of "Nightline"
"Bill Weir informed me this week that he is leaving ABC News for another opportunity in the news business," said ABC News President Ben Sherwood.

[10/11/13 - 06:05 AM]
NBCSN and Notre Dame Announce Three-Year Agreement to Televise Notre Dame Hockey Home Games
NBCSN will present more than 20 college hockey games this season including 12 Notre Dame home games, five Hockey East games and five Big Ten games.

[10/10/13 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 10
Updates include: The CW asks for three additional scripts from its fall dramas; ABC extends "Shark Tank" season to 24 episodes; and Tom Papa to get "More Time with Family" at CBS.

[10/10/13 - 09:00 PM]
"The X Factor" Judges Reveal the Top 16 Acts That Enter "Training Camp" to Prepare for a Shot in the Big League
When the series returns on Tuesday, October 29, the Top 16 semifinalists will perform live for the judges.

[10/10/13 - 05:48 PM]
Illinois Governor Proclaims October 11 "Smokey the Dog Day"
Smokey will appear on NBC's "Chicago Fire" in a cameo role during an episode later this season.

[10/10/13 - 05:38 PM]
Video: New York Comic Con Fans Check Out the Future of "The Tomorrow People"... Today!
Check out a sneak peek at footage from the show's first eight episodes.

[10/10/13 - 04:10 PM]
Lost "Doctor Who" Episodes Newly Recovered from the 1960s, Now Available Exclusively on iTunes
11 episodes were discovered (nine of which have not been seen for 46 years) by Philip Morris, director of Television International Enterprises Archive.

[10/10/13 - 03:30 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Duck Dynasty," "American Horror Story" Top Demos at 10 PM
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Big Tips Texas," Syfy's "Ghost Hunters" and History's "American Pickers."

[10/10/13 - 02:34 PM]
Oxygen Media's "Preachers of L.A." Delivers Strongest Wednesday Premiere in Network History with 1.1 Million Total Viewers
Oxygen spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 9.

[10/10/13 - 01:51 PM]
Cesar Millan Helps Dog Adopters Survive their First Weeks in New Special, "Doggie Nightmares," Nov. 3 at 10 PM
In his new Nat Geo WILD special, Millan follows two households as they take the giant leap of adopting a new dog and walks them through the process, guiding them in the right direction.

[10/10/13 - 12:36 PM]
Bravo Media Bares All with Two Nights of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey Tell All" Monday October 14 at 9PM & Sunday October 20 at 8PM ET/PT
Both hours feature never-before-seen footage of everyone's favorite Garden State ladies from this past season.

[10/10/13 - 12:13 PM]
"Sleepy Hollow" Premiere Hits 25 Million with DVR, VOD and Streaming
FOX further spins the numbers for Monday, September 16.

[10/10/13 - 12:03 PM]
"American Horror Story: Coven" Premiere Episode Conjures Up Ratings Magic
FX spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 9.

[10/10/13 - 11:44 AM]
"Bar Rescue" Debuts Special Hurricane Sandy Episode Sunday, October 27 at 10 PM
In the fall of 2012, Hurricane Sandy devastated the Bungalow Bar and Grill, a once-booming Rockaway Beach, NY establishment.

[10/10/13 - 11:41 AM]
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop" Is Back in the Big Apple for Season 4 and "Chrissy & Mr. Jones" Settle in for Season 2
Both series return back-to-back on Monday, October 28 at 8:00/7:00c and 9:00/8:00c.







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[05/06/16 - 11:21 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Official Trailer For Its Hit Drama "Ray Donovan"
The season will premiere on Sunday, June 26 at 9:00/8:00c on-air, on demand and over the internet.

[05/06/16 - 11:01 AM]
AMC Shifts "Feed the Beast" Premiere to the Night of Sunday, June 5th, Following "Preacher"
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[05/06/16 - 10:58 AM]
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[05/06/16 - 10:32 AM]
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[05/06/16 - 10:00 AM]
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[05/06/16 - 09:32 AM]
"The Dunk King" Set to Premiere Wednesday, May 18 Following TNT's Exclusive Coverage of the 2016 NBA Western Conference Finals
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[05/06/16 - 09:31 AM]
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The four-episode series launches Tuesday, June 7 at 10:00/9:00c on Cooking Channel.

[05/06/16 - 09:25 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Onto Demo Crown with "The Big Bang Theory"
The Eye leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/06/16 - 09:24 AM]
EPIX Acquires Hard-Hitting Breakout Sundance Film Festival Documentary "Under the Gun"
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[05/06/16 - 08:49 AM]
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[05/06/16 - 07:00 AM]
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[05/05/16 - 03:52 PM]
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[05/05/16 - 03:07 PM]
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[05/05/16 - 02:44 PM]
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Narrated by famed naturalist Sir David Attenborough, the new series comes from multi-Emmy(R)-winning executive producer Alastair Fothergill and series producer Huw Cordey.

[05/05/16 - 01:15 PM]
Eden Brolin Cast in Recurring Role in Freeform's New Original Drama Series "Beyond"
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