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[10/15/13 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 15
Updates include: Zooey Deschanel to executive produce two potential comedies; Jenna Bans to pen ABC's "Sea of Fire"; and John Leguizamo returns to HBO with "Ghetto Klown."

[10/15/13 - 02:55 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "MNF" Tops Demos, "Voice" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Pure Evel: American Legend," Bravo's "Real Housewives of Miami" and MTV's "Teen Mom 3."

[10/15/13 - 02:54 PM]
"The Blacklist" Is NBC's Top New Drama Through Three Regular Telecasts in 14 Years
NBC further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[10/15/13 - 02:52 PM]
Disney XD's "Mighty Med" Surges by Double Digits Over Week Ago Debut
Disney XD spins the numbers for Monday, October 14.

[10/15/13 - 02:14 PM]
Strong Premieres for "Sabrina" and "Haunting Hour" on the Hub Network
The Hub spins the numbers for Saturday, October 12.

[10/15/13 - 01:46 PM]
Josh Lieb Named Producer of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"
Lieb has won seven Emmy Awards as a writer and executive producer of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart."

[10/15/13 - 01:27 PM]
College Football: Another Big Weekend for College Football on ESPN Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 12.

[10/15/13 - 01:25 PM]
Austin Croshere Named FOX College Hoops Studio Analyst
Croshere was a standout forward at Providence College and analyst for FOX Sports Indiana.

[10/15/13 - 01:05 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Scripted Series, "Cedar Cove", Closes Out Its First Season with 2.2 HH RTG
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, October 12.

[10/15/13 - 12:55 PM]
Andy Garcia, Mary-Louise Parker and Mandy Moore Headline an All-Star Cast in Hallmark Hall of Fame's "Christmas in Conway," Premiering December 1 on ABC
Cheri Oteri and Riley Smith also star in the film, from director John Kent Harrison.

[10/15/13 - 12:39 PM]
"The Walking Dead" Premiere Was Huge, But "Homeland" and "Masters" Remained Rock Solid!
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, October 13.

[10/15/13 - 12:36 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NFL, "Walking Dead" Overshadow the Competition
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Eastbound & Down," Lifetime's "Witches of East End" and TLC's "Alaskan Women Looking for Love."

[10/15/13 - 12:31 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ALCS, NASCAR & College Football Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Starz's "The White Queen," Hallmark's "Signed, Sealed & Delivered" and Food Network's "Iron Chef America."

[10/15/13 - 12:24 PM]
Disney XD Delivers #2 Week in Prime in Network's History in Target Boy Demographics
Disney XD spins the numbers for the week of October 7-13.

[10/15/13 - 12:23 PM]
Disney Channel Is TV's #1 Network in Total Day for the 122nd Straight Week in Kids 6-11/Tweens 9-14; More Than Doubles Nickelodeon in Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of October 7-13.

[10/15/13 - 12:08 PM]
"Entertainment Tonight Presents: The Katy Perry Experience" One-Hour Primetime Television Special to Premiere on TVGN Monday, October 21 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
The primetime special will spotlight one of music's most captivating artists on the eve of her upcoming album release, "Prism," which is set to release on Tuesday, October 22.

[10/15/13 - 12:02 PM]
MTV Set to Air Groundbreaking Docu-Series "Generation Cryo" on Monday, November 25 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The series documents the journey of 17-year-old Breeanna who recently learned that she has at least 15 half-siblings fathered by the same anonymous donor, #1096.

[10/15/13 - 11:58 AM]
TBS' Exclusive 2013 NLCS Coverage Continues to Deliver Strong Audience Growth
TBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 14.

[10/15/13 - 11:56 AM]
FOX Posts +14% Gain Versus Same Week Last Season in Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of October 7-13.

[10/15/13 - 11:52 AM]
"Elementary" Matches Series-Best Live + 3 Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 Lifts; Second-Best Viewer Lift
CBS further spins the numbers for Thursday, October 10.

[10/15/13 - 11:49 AM]
Jennie Garth and Cameron Mathison Celebrate the "Holidaze" in an All New ABC Family Original Movie Premiering Sunday, December 8, at 8PM ET/PT
The movie airs as part of ABC Family's annual "25 Days of Christmas" programming event.

[10/15/13 - 11:42 AM]
TBS Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime for the Week Among Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of October 7-13.

[10/15/13 - 11:36 AM]
HGTV Greenlights Three New Real Estate Series and Renews Viewer Favorite "Flip or Flop"
The newcomers include "Flip It to Win It," "Rent or Buy" and "Fixer Upper."

[10/15/13 - 11:21 AM]
Spike TV's "Covert Kitchens" Premieres Sunday, October 20 at 11pm ET/PT
The one-hour special, hosted by "MasterChef" judge Graham Elliot, invites you into the world of underground restaurants.

[10/15/13 - 11:10 AM]
TLC's "Best Funeral Ever" Will Now Premiere on Monday, December 2nd at 10/9c
The seven-episode series was previously slated to premiere on Wednesday, October 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/15/13 - 10:25 AM]
CBS Wins Third Straight Week in Viewers; Network Has Top Five Scripted Broadcasts
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 7-13.

[10/15/13 - 10:08 AM]
NBC Wins the Third Week of the Season in 18-49 and Is at Its Highest Three-Week Average in Six Years
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 7-13.

[10/15/13 - 10:08 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 "A Life That's Good," Performed by the Stella Sisters
The song is available on iTunes and ABC.com/MusicLounge and is featured in this week's episode of "Nashville."

[10/15/13 - 09:54 AM]
History to Premiere "JFK Assassination the Definitive Guide," "Lee Harvey Oswald: 48 Hours to Live" on Friday, November 22
The two specials are timed with the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

[10/15/13 - 09:53 AM]
ABC Ties for No. 1 in the Weekly Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Ratings, Claiming 4 of the Top 15 Non-Sports TV Programs and 2 of the Top 6
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 7-13.

[10/15/13 - 09:39 AM]
Redskins-Cowboys on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" #1 Primetime Show of Week in Rating, Viewership & Demos
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 13.

[10/15/13 - 09:05 AM]
College Football: 11 Undefeated Teams Highlighted by No. 5 Florida State at No. 3 Clemson
Overall, ESPN platforms will carry 12 of the top 14 ranked teams during the week beginning Thursday, October 17, with undefeated No. 10 Miami at North Carolina on ESPN.

[10/15/13 - 09:01 AM]
Bring the Futuristic Thrill-Ride of "Almost Human" to Your City!
In the three cities that receive the highest online vote tally by Wednesday, October 23 at 5:00 PM PT, FOX will host a free advance screening at a local theater.

[10/15/13 - 08:49 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's Thursday Dramas Post Strong Gains in Early Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, October 10.

[10/15/13 - 08:44 AM]
"The Voice" and "The Blacklist" Generate the Night's #1 and #2 Ratings in 18-49 on the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, October 14.

[10/15/13 - 08:42 AM]
"Castle" Spikes to a 2-Year High in Adults 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 14.

[10/15/13 - 08:23 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Voice," "Blacklist" Top the Night for NBC
Plus: CBS's relocated "2 Broke Girls" gets a double-digit boost from last week.

[10/15/13 - 08:14 AM]
ESPN's 34th Season of PBA Television Coverage Begins December 1
In all, ESPN will air 36 hours of PBA action through April 13 - up from 29.5 hours in 2012-13 - as part of its new five-year agreement with the PBA, announced earlier this summer.

[10/15/13 - 07:02 AM]
ESPN's Hannah Storm and John Anderson Named Lead Hosts for ING New York City Marathon
The event, which was cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy in 2012, will be presented live on national television (ESPN2) for the first time in 20 years.

[10/15/13 - 06:35 AM]
Tina Fey, Amy Poehler Return as Hosts of 2014, 2015 Golden Globe(R) Awards
"The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards" will be broadcast live on Sunday, January 12 on NBC.

[10/15/13 - 06:00 AM]
"Secret Societies of Hollywood" and "Hollywood Death Trip" Premiere Thursday, October 24 on E!
The two and one-hour specials, respectively, will air back-to-back beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/15/13 - 03:20 AM]
New Premiere Date for "The Capones" Reality Series Is Tuesday, January 28, 2014
The new ReelzChannel series was previously slated to roll out on Saturday, November 9.

[10/14/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 14
Updates include: Susan Sarandon, Eva Amurri Martino to star in NBC comedy pilot; Jessica Walter joins TV Land's "Jennifer Falls"; and Seth Gabel boards WGN America's "Salem."

[10/14/13 - 04:01 PM]
Filming Underway on Season Two of BBC America Zombie Drama "In the Flesh"
The six-part thriller is set to return to the channel in 2014 as part of Supernatural Saturday.

[10/14/13 - 03:15 PM]
The Hub Network and the Halloween Pros at Party City Reveal 13 Holiday Trends for 2013
Said info is timed with "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash," which will be broadcast Saturday, October 26.

[10/14/13 - 03:00 PM]
Big Papi's Big Hit Makes It a Big Night for FOX
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, October 13.

[10/14/13 - 02:29 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Shark Tank," NLCS Lead Demo Race
Plus: numbers for Travel's "Ghost Adventures," Discovery's "Gold Fever" and Syfy's "Haven."

[10/14/13 - 01:05 PM]
It's Time to Deck the Halls with ABC Family's "25 Days of Christmas" Annual Programming Event Starting Sunday, December 1st
Highlights include the original movie "Holidaze" (formerly "Home Again") as well as holiday installments from "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy."

[10/14/13 - 12:53 PM]
Discovery's "Yukon Men" Returns with All New Episodes!
Look for the show's second season to resume on Sunday, October 20 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[10/14/13 - 12:19 PM]
TNT Orders "On the Menu" (working title) from Executive Producer Mark Burnett, TV's First Cooking Competition to Let Viewers Taste Every Episode's Winning Dish
Each episode will center on a different American food business - ranging from restaurant chains and stadium concession stands to amusement parks and cruise lines.







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[04/19/14 - 09:02 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Shark Tank," "20/20"
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[04/19/14 - 08:34 AM]
"Hannibal" Is Up 29% Week to Week in Adults 18-49 with Its Top Result in Three Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 18.

[04/19/14 - 08:32 AM]
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ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 18.

[04/18/14 - 03:21 PM]
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Projected first-round picks Blake Bortles, Jadeveon Clowney and Marqise Lee will be part of the four-week series.

[04/18/14 - 12:09 PM]
First Lady Michelle Obama and Kellie Pickler Guest Star on "Nashville"
Said installment revolves around a charity concert at Fort Campbell.

[04/18/14 - 11:25 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" to Celebrate 40th Anniversary on Feb. 15, 2015
Past and present cast members, as well as special and musical guests from the show's incredible five-decade run, will appear on the telecast, with the specific lineup of guests to be determined in the coming months.

[04/18/14 - 10:56 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 10:21 AM]
TLC Stitches Up Season Two, And Says I Do to More "Something Borrowed, Something New"
Season three, currently scheduled to premiere in November, promises to deliver more tears shed over old shredded threads.

[04/18/14 - 10:13 AM]
Video: "The Normal Heart" - Trailer (HBO Films)
The trailer will air this Sunday, April 20 just before "Game of Thrones" at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/18/14 - 10:02 AM]
Ariana Grande, Austin Mahone, Becky G, Zendaya, R5 and Fifth Harmony to Perform at the 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards
"Disney Channel Presents The Radio Disney Music Awards," a television special originating from the event, will be presented Sunday, April 27 on Disney Channel.

[04/18/14 - 09:32 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for 7th Season in July
Season 7 will also introduce new judge, Lois Burwell, a renowned Academy-Award winning makeup artist known for her work on Lincoln, Braveheart, Saving Private Ryan, War Horse and War of the Worlds.

[04/18/14 - 09:30 AM]
Shakira to Sing "Empire" from New Self-Titled Album on Live Tuesday, April 22 Telecast of "The Voice"
In addition to the Grammy Award-winning Shakira, "The Voice" coaches Adam Levine and Blake Shelton will perform a song with their respective teams on the April 22 telecast.

[04/18/14 - 08:43 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Scores Its Best-Ever Numbers at 11:35 p.m.
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:42 AM]
"Parenthood" Jumps 18% Versus Last Week in 18-49, Making It Its Top Episode in Three Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:22 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Scandal" Finale Powers ABC Into the Top Spot
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown but falls just short as the most-watched network.