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[10/16/13 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 16
Updates include: "The Goldbergs" and "Trophy Wife" get additional scripts from ABC; NBC to revive zombie pilot "Babylon Fields"; and America Ferrera books "Damascus" at CBS.

[10/16/13 - 03:10 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Voice," "NCIS" Continue Their Reign
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "Criss Angel: BeLIEve," TLC's "The Little Couple" and Bravo's "The New Atlanta."

[10/16/13 - 01:49 PM]
Syfy Extends Season 1 of Popular Series "Heroes of Cosplay" with Order of Six Additional Episodes
Male and female cosplayers who live in Atlanta and Los Angeles and are ready to take their cosplaying to the next level now have a shot at being a part of the show.

[10/16/13 - 01:43 PM]
Comedy Central to Air Encore Presentation of "South Park" Tonight Due to Power Outage at South Park Studios
"It sucks to miss an air date but after all these years of tempting fate by delivering the show last minute, I guess it was bound to happen," said Trey Parker.

[10/16/13 - 01:37 PM]
Spike TV Premieres the 3-Part Non-Scripted Series "Rampage4Real" on Thursday, October 17 at 11pm ET/PT
The Rampage Jackson-led series previously ran under the title "Rampage Unchained."

[10/16/13 - 01:27 PM]
DIY Network's "Vanilla Ice Goes Amish" Premieres with Blockbuster Performance
DIY spins the numbers for Saturday, October 12.

[10/16/13 - 12:48 PM]
Fuse Gets Hot and Heavy with "Top 100 Sexiest Videos"
Chrissy Teigen, Lily Aldridge and Chanel Iman will host the countdown, which begins Thursday, October 17 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/16/13 - 12:18 PM]
TBS' Exclusive 2013 NLCS Coverage Averaging Five Million Total Viewers, Up 22%
TBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 15.

[10/16/13 - 12:17 PM]
Season Two of CMT's "Swamp Pawn" to Premiere on Saturday, November 16 at 10 P.M., ET/PT
The show's 16-episode sophomore run will replace the previously announced launch of "Tattoo Titans."

[10/16/13 - 12:16 PM]
CBS Comedies Top Leaderboard; Four of Top Five in Viewers and Adults 18-49; Top Three Freshman
CBS spins the numbers for the first three weeks of the season.

[10/16/13 - 12:16 PM]
ABC Announces "Trick or Tweet" Halloween Event (10/16-10/31)
All week long, fans of ABC primetime shows will be able to join in conversations with talent and fans alike, as they enjoy this time of year.

[10/16/13 - 12:00 PM]
2013 ALCS Continues to Be a Ratings Hit for FOX
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 15.

[10/16/13 - 11:59 AM]
Disney XD Orders Animated Comedy Adventure Series "Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero"
The series follows "a boy from the suburbs who inherits the coolest job ever - part-time hero and leader of a team of good guys who zap to other worlds to save the day."

[10/16/13 - 11:21 AM]
Help Wanted! New Series "Jobs That Bite!" Explores Wild Animal Jobs, Premieres Nov. 9 at 9 PM
Jeremy Brandt hosts the Nat Geo WILD series, which will air Saturdays at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/16/13 - 11:18 AM]
AMC Greenlights Unscripted Series "King of Arms," Renews "Small Town Security" for Third Season
"Small Town Security" will air with the previously announced second season of "Freakshow" in the second quarter of 2014.

[10/16/13 - 11:11 AM]
Thinkfactory Media Reorganizes Executive Team
Joanne Rubino has been promoted to SVP of production, Adam Freeman has been upped to creative director, and Aaron Fishman has been named executive producer.

[10/16/13 - 11:00 AM]
"E! Entertainment Special: Tori Spelling" Premieres Monday, October 28th at 10PM ET/PT on E!
In the intimate interview, the mother of four discusses in detail her difficult pregnancy that caused her to be bed ridden for two months and nearly cost her her life.

[10/16/13 - 10:40 AM]
Bravo Media Elevates Christy Dees to Vice President, Development
She'll also serve as executive producer on the upcoming docu-series "Thicker Than Water."

[10/16/13 - 10:39 AM]
CMT to Honor Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Hunter Hayes and Tim McGraw at Fourth Annual "CMT Artists of the Year"
The 90-minute special will air live for the first time on Tuesday, December 3 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/16/13 - 10:37 AM]
Dr. Oz Plays "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" with Cedric "The Entertainer" in Episodes Airing Thursday, October 17 & Friday, 18!
Dr. Oz will donate his "Millionaire" winnings to HealthCorps, a charity that he and his wife Lisa created to combat the childhood obesity crisis.

[10/16/13 - 10:02 AM]
HBO Confirms January Debut Dates for Series "Girls," "True Detective," "Looking"
"Girls" and "True Detective" both premiere Sunday, January 12 while "Looking" rolls out the following Sunday, January 19.

[10/16/13 - 09:38 AM]
"NCIS" and "Person of Interest" Post Week-to-Week Growth in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 15.

[10/16/13 - 09:29 AM]
With a 32-Week High, "Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the Week's #1 Syndie Talker in Households
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 30-October 4.

[10/16/13 - 09:26 AM]
"Millionaire" with Cedric Is Up by Double Digits Year to Year in Key Women
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 30-October 4.

[10/16/13 - 08:52 AM]
NBC Wins Each of the First Four Tuesdays of the Season in 18-49 for the First Time in Eight Years
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 15.

[10/16/13 - 08:47 AM]
The CW Has Highest Rated Tuesday in 4 Years
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 15.

[10/16/13 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Keeps Demo Crown with "The Voice"
Plus: absent NBC's juggernaut in the 8:00/7:00c hour, The CW's "The Originals" and CBS's "NCIS" post double-digit gains from last week.

[10/16/13 - 08:29 AM]
ABC's "SHIELD" Grows by Double Digits Across the 18-34 Demos
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 15.

[10/16/13 - 07:33 AM]
Lotte Verbeek Cast as Geillis Duncan in Starz & Sony Pictures TV's "Outlander"
The enigmatic Geillis Duncan, wife of the procurator fiscal, is an integral part of the Outlander storyline.

[10/16/13 - 07:26 AM]
Mike Greenberg Announces Donation to The V Foundation for Cancer Research
"This project was a labor of love and the most worthwhile undertaking of my career. I'm very grateful to everyone who supported it," said Mike Greenberg.

[10/16/13 - 07:21 AM]
WE tv Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Beloved Sitcom, "Roseanne" with a Marathon This Friday, October 18
"Roseanne" will continue to air weekdays from 10am to 1pm and Sundays from 10am to 4pm ET.

[10/16/13 - 07:01 AM]
"SNL" Returns with Back-to-Back Shows Starting October 26
Look for Edward Norton and Janelle MonĂ¡e on October 26 followed by Kerry Washington and Eminem on November 2.

[10/16/13 - 07:01 AM]
The Killers to Perform at the "2013 MTV EMA," with Redfoo of LMFAO to Lead the Party as MC
Plus: Ariana Grande will provide a star's-eye view of all the backstage action via social media, tweeting and posting from behind the scenes.

[10/16/13 - 07:01 AM]
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Nominees for 2014 Induction
The 29th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held in April 2014 in New York City and presented on HBO in May.

[10/16/13 - 06:00 AM]
Disney and Wet Seal Debut #ABCFamilyCrushAtWetSeal - A First of Its Kind Collection Inspired by ABC Family Characters
The first collection this fall will feature fashions inspired by characters from "The Fosters," "Twisted," "Switched at Birth" and "Baby Daddy."

[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.







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[10/18/19 - 12:02 PM]
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[10/18/19 - 12:00 PM]
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[10/18/19 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Animation Domination's Newest Entry, "Bless the Harts," for a Second Season
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[10/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
Ashanti Joins Lifetime's "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" Slate with New Holiday Movie
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[10/18/19 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Max Picks Up "Expecting Amy" (wt) from Emmy(R) Award Winner Amy Schumer
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[10/18/19 - 09:11 AM]
"Bill Burr Presents Jessica Kirson: Talking to Myself" - One Hour Stand-Up Special Premieres Friday, December 6 at Midnight ET/PT
Said installment is the third of three All Things Comedy produced specials previously announced by Comedy Central

[10/18/19 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Lifestyle Docuseries "Brad & Gary Go To... " (wt)
The six-episode series will follow Hollywood power couple, Brad Goreski and Gary Janetti, as they go on a jet-setting culinary adventure around the globe, inspired by their Instagram stories.

[10/18/19 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Cruise to Victory
The network dominates the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/18/19 - 03:16 AM]
Video: "We Are The Wave" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A group of teens pursue dreams of a better future, led by a new student who recruits four outsiders for the fight.

[10/18/19 - 02:41 AM]
Netflix Creates a Global Culture Moment, Brings Together King Khan and Legendary Conversationalist, David Letterman
The show will be presented as a stand alone special on October 25 and combines two interests for which Letterman is renowned: in-depth conversations with extraordinary people, and in-the-field segments expressing his curiosity and humor.

[10/17/19 - 08:42 PM]
Globe Studios and Netflix Partner Exclusively to Bring Filipino Film "Dead Kids" to Global Audiences
"Dead Kids" is a story based on true events, that touches on an exciting mix of friendship, coming-of-age, thriller, and crime rolled into one, societal eye-opening movie.

[10/17/19 - 11:07 AM]
ABC News, in Partnership with ITN Productions and ITV News, Presents Special Prime-Time Documentary "Harry & Meghan: An African Journey," Airing Wednesday, Oct. 23
The world's most talked-about couple - the Duke and Duchess of Sussex - speak exclusively with ITV News at Ten anchor Tom Bradby and candidly address the pressures and challenges they face as a young family living in the glare of the world's media.

[10/17/19 - 10:41 AM]
HBO Max to Premiere Melissa McCarthy Comedy Film "Superintelligence"
Bobby Cannavale, Brian Tyree Henry, Jean Smart and James Corden also star in the film.

[10/17/19 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Kerry Washington - "American Son" - Official Trailer - Netflix
It's 3am on a rainy night in South Florida, and mother Kendra Ellis-Connor (Kerry Washington) paces anxiously in a police station waiting room as she tries to piece together what may have happened to her missing son.

[10/17/19 - 10:27 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Expands Epic in Color Programming
Look for the return of "America in Color" on Sunday, November 17 followed by the debut of "Britain in Color."