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[10/18/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 18
Updates include: Lifetime to revive "Betty White's Off Their Rockers"; MTV gives series orders to "Happyland," "Faking It"; and "Sean Saves the World" gets four additional scripts at NBC.

[10/18/13 - 03:22 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang" Still King of Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Apocalypse Preppers," Food Network's "Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell" and Lifetime's "Million Dollar Shoppers."

[10/18/13 - 03:09 PM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Once" and "Revenge" Beat FOX's MLB Game on Sunday
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 13.

[10/18/13 - 02:15 PM]
FOX Locks Up "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" with 22-Episode Order
In addition, the series will join "New Girl" in a special one-hour comedy event airing immediately following Super Bowl XLVIII.

[10/18/13 - 01:40 PM]
NBC Rings in the New Year with Premiere Dates for "Chicago P.D.," New Season of "Community"
Plus: "Welcome to the Family" and "Ironside" are taken off the schedule.

[10/18/13 - 12:56 PM]
Pivotal Game 5 Red Sox Victory Keeps ALCS Ratings Rolling on FOX
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, October 17.

[10/18/13 - 12:44 PM]
Grammy-Winning Musical Superstars Kelly Clarkson and Michael Buble to Star in Upcoming NBC Christmas Specials
Said installments will air on Wednesday, December 11 and Wednesday, December 18 at 10:00/9:00c, respectively.

[10/18/13 - 12:31 PM]
The CW Announces Pick-Up of the 21st Cycle of "America's Next Top Model"
Dates for the start of production and premiere will be announced at a later date.

[10/18/13 - 11:58 AM]
Celebrities Nancy O'Dell and Tamera Mowry-Housley Dress Up Their Pets and Bill Nye the Science Guy to Present at "Hub's Halloween Bash," Oct. 26
Candace Cameron Bure, Gina Rodriguez, Joey King, Nick Purcha and Nathan Burton are also among the latest on tap.

[10/18/13 - 11:41 AM]
MTV to Air a "Breaking Code" Marathon with Fan-Favorite Comedy Movies Hosted by the Cast of MTV's "Girl Code" Starting Tomorrow October 19 at 1:00 P.M. ET/PT
Look for the show's second season to bow on Tuesday, October 29 at 11:00/10:00c.

[10/18/13 - 11:33 AM]
CBS Gives Full Season Orders to Television's Top Three New Comedies - "The Crazy Ones," "The Millers" and "Mom"
"We're proud of CBS's leadership position in comedy and excited to build on it with the back nine pick-ups of these three new comedies," said Nina Tassler.

[10/18/13 - 11:23 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Continue Year-to-Year Gains to Win Week of Oct. 7-11
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 7-11.

[10/18/13 - 10:43 AM]
Relive the Most Shocking, Scandalous, Dramatic "Love & Hip Hop" Scenes of All Time on VH1's "40 Greatest Love & Hip Hop Moments," Premiering Thursday, October 24 at 8 PM
From New York to Atlanta, the two-hour-special celebrates the most intense, humorous, romantic and jaw-dropping moments from VH1's hit reality franchise.

[10/18/13 - 10:27 AM]
Discovery Channel Deploys Animatronic Penguins to Go Undercover in New Special "Penguins: Waddle All the Way"
The two-hour event premieres Saturday, November 23 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[10/18/13 - 10:05 AM]
National Geographic Channel Presents New Evidence That May Unlock the Centuries-Old Mystery of Bigfoot, Nov. 17 at 8 PM
New DNA research collected by Professor Bryan Sykes, a leading British geneticist, reveals a unique genetic link the may answer the centuries-old mystery - what is Bigfoot?

[10/18/13 - 09:42 AM]
"The Crazy Ones," "The Millers" Grow; CBS Wins Thursday
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 17.

[10/18/13 - 09:29 AM]
NBC to Air Another Expanded "Voice" on Tuesday, November 5; Results Show on Thursday, November 7
They'll air in place of "Chicago Fire," "Sean Saves the World" and "The Michael J. Fox Show" on said dates.

[10/18/13 - 08:45 AM]
"Michael J. Fox" Delivers the Biggest Average Build on Its Regular Lead-In of Any 9:30 Comedy on the Big 4 Networks This Season
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 17.

[10/18/13 - 08:37 AM]
"Scandal" Grows to Its 2nd-Best-Ever Numbers to Rank as the Week's #1 10pm Drama
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 17.

[10/18/13 - 08:26 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Bang" Once Again Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: ABC's "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" falls nearly 30% in its second week among adults 18-49.

[10/18/13 - 08:21 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents the World Premiere of Rock Documentary, "Springsteen & I" on Friday, October 25th at 9PM (ET/PT)
"This beautifully crafted film provides a unique insight into the powerful bond between a recording artist and those who connect so profoundly with his music," said producer Ridley Scott.

[10/18/13 - 08:04 AM]
Catch Up on the First Half of MTV's Expanded Third Season of "Awkward" on Saturday, October 19
As previously announced the second half of the critically acclaimed comedy series will return on Tuesday, October 22 at 10:30/9:30c.

[10/18/13 - 07:58 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Hits New Multi-Month Highs for the 3rd Week in a Row
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 7-11.

[10/18/13 - 07:55 AM]
Ellen DeGeneres, Al Roker and Wendy Williams Among Celebs Featured in "Nick News with Linda Ellerbee" Special - Airing 10/22, 8PM on Nick
"Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire: Lies Parents Tell You" also features Tony Hawk, Melissa Joan Hart, Daniella Monet, Curtis Harris and Breanna Yde.

[10/18/13 - 07:38 AM]
TNT Issues Summons for "Franklin & Bash" Season 4
The cable channel has ordered 10 episodes for season four, which is slated to air in summer 2014.

[10/18/13 - 06:55 AM]
CNBC Prime and "The Car Chasers" Launch Custom Mustang Sweepstakes
Watch season two of "The Car Chasers" every Tuesday beginning October 2 to get a code word for a chance to win a custom 1965 Mustang Fastback.

[10/18/13 - 05:34 AM]
BBC America Orders New Original Series "Intruders" from BBC Worldwide Productions
The eight-episode series is based on Michael Marshall Smith's novel, about "a secret society devoted to chasing immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others."

[10/17/13 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 17
Updates include: Ryan Murphy confirms "Glee" to end in 2015; "The Never List," "Beta" to get small screen takes; and Ben McKenzie inks talent holding deal with Warner Bros. Television.

[10/17/13 - 10:30 PM]
Winner Named of "Project Runway" Season 12
The prize package is worth more than a half million dollars, including a 2014 Lexus IS 350 and $150,000 from GoBank.

[10/17/13 - 03:31 PM]
FOX Gives Series Order to New Action-Adventure Drama "Hieroglyph"
The period drama follows a notorious thief who is plucked from prison to serve the Pharoah, navigating palace intrigue, seductive concubines, criminal underbellies and even a few divine sorcerers.

[10/17/13 - 03:21 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Modern Family," "Toy Story of Terror!" Top Demos
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Big Tips Texas," Oxygen's "Preachers of LA" and Food Network's "Thieves, Inc."

[10/17/13 - 02:43 PM]
ESPN2 to Televise "ESPN The Magazine: NBA Preview Show"
Veteran NBA head coaches and returning ESPN analysts George Karl and Avery Johnson will make their season debuts on Monday, October 21 at 7:00/6:00c.

[10/17/13 - 02:40 PM]
CBS to Once Again Rebroadcast Latest "Hostages" This Saturday at 9:00/8:00c
Said encore will replace the previously announced repeat of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" in the time period.

[10/17/13 - 02:12 PM]
Move Over Oscar and Emmy, There's a New Award in Town, "The Jackie" - The Official Award of the Star-Studded "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash," Oct. 26
The jack-o'-lantern inspired award was designed by Oishii Creative and manufactured by Society Awards.

[10/17/13 - 01:57 PM]
Around the Country and Across the Pond, PBS Celebrates the Holiday Season
Highlights include the previously announced special "Return to Downton Abbey," hosted by Susan Sarandon, on Sunday, December 1.

[10/17/13 - 01:56 PM]
PBS to Deliver New Holiday Episode of Critically Acclaimed Drama "Call the Midwife"
Premiering Sunday, December 29 at 7:30/6:30c, the special will pave the way for a third season of the hit drama, which returns to PBS in spring 2014.

[10/17/13 - 01:53 PM]
TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta" Is Back with All-New Episodes Friday, November 8 at 9PM ET/PT
The series returns with back-to-back episodes as a new batch of southern brides-to-be visit Bridals by Lori in search of their perfect wedding dress.

[10/17/13 - 01:51 PM]
ABC to Air "Lady Gaga & The Muppets' Holiday Spectacular" on Thanksgiving Night, Thursday, November 28
Sir Elton John, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, RuPaul and Kristen Bell are among those slated to appear in the 90-minute special.

[10/17/13 - 01:08 PM]
"Shark Tank" Repeats to Replace "Scandal" Encores on Tuesdays for ABC
Look for repeats of the reality staple at 10:00/9:00c on October 22 and October 29.

[10/17/13 - 12:51 PM]
Kim Kardashian Celebrates Her Birthday on E! with Day-Long Kardashians Marathon Monday, October 21
Plus: new episodes of the network's flagship series continue Sunday, October 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/17/13 - 12:47 PM]
Comic Book Powerhouse IDW Publishing Launches New Division, IDW Entertainment, to Fund, Develop and Produce Television Properties
Entertainment industry veteran David Ozer has been named President of the new division.

[10/17/13 - 12:43 PM]
"For the Love of Music: The Story of Nashville" to Air Sunday, November 3 on ABC
Eric Church, The Civil Wars, Ben Folds, Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, The Black Keys, Kris Kristofferson, and Kings of Leon Among are all featured in the one-hour special.

[10/17/13 - 12:36 PM]
Tigers Bats Erupt in Motown as ALCS Ratings Continue to Rise on FOX
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 16.

[10/17/13 - 12:12 PM]
E! Announces New Series "Rich Kids of Beverly Hills" Going Inside an Elite Social Circle of Billionaire & Millionaire Twenty-Somethings
Produced by ITV Studios America in association with Leepson Bounds Entertainment, the new eight episode half-hour series debuts in January.

[10/17/13 - 12:11 PM]
CBS Friday Posting Across-the-Board Growth with Successful New "Hawaii Five-0" and "Blue Bloods" 9:00-11:00 PM Crime Block
CBS further spins the numbers for the first three weeks of the season.

[10/17/13 - 12:01 PM]
Thomas Roberts and Mel B to Host the 2013 Miss Universe(R) Competition on NBC
The 62nd annual event airs Saturday, November 9 (9-11 p.m. ET/PT) from Crocus City Hall in Moscow.

[10/17/13 - 12:01 PM]
"Ax Men" - The Hit Logging Series Returns for 7th Season Sunday, November 10 at 9pm ET on History
As a warm-up for the explosive new 20-episode season, History takes a look back at seasons past in a special episode that premieres Sunday, November 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/17/13 - 10:53 AM]
Struggling Houses of Worship Get a "Faith Lift" In the New Series "Church Rescue," Nov. 11 at 10 PM
The National Geographic Channel series follows three business-savvy ministers and best friends who travel the country helping faith-based organizations reestablish themselves in the marketplace.

[10/17/13 - 10:01 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Series "Banshee" Returns for Second Season Jan. 10, Exclusively on Cinemax
The series recently received a Primetime Emmy(R) Award for Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role.

[10/17/13 - 09:49 AM]
Laura Donnelly Cast as Jenny Fraser in Starz & Sony Pictures TV's "Outlander"
The series, adapted from Diana Gabaldon's international best-selling books by Ronald D. Moore, is currently filming on location in Scotland.







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[12/17/17 - 08:12 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Top Demos; CBS Leads Viewers
"Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" and "UFC on FOX" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[12/16/17 - 08:26 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Hold Off Competition
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[12/15/17 - 12:44 PM]
Final Season of Netflix Original Series "Love" to Premiere March 9, 2018
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[12/15/17 - 12:21 PM]
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[12/15/17 - 12:18 PM]
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[12/15/17 - 10:57 AM]
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[12/15/17 - 10:54 AM]
"Titans" Releases First Image of Hawk & Dove
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[12/15/17 - 09:03 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases New Drama "The Chi" for Early Sampling
The pay channel is releasing the pilot today, ahead of its on-air debut Sunday, January 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/15/17 - 09:02 AM]
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[12/15/17 - 08:35 AM]
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The Peacock tops the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[12/15/17 - 07:12 AM]
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Originally released on iTunes earlier this year, the film explores the passion and personalities behind Bad Boy Entertainment.

[12/15/17 - 06:30 AM]
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[12/15/17 - 05:36 AM]
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[12/14/17 - 01:11 PM]
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[12/14/17 - 12:57 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Celebrates the Pol-Idays with "The 12 Days of Dr. Pol" Marathon
The marathon continues through the new season, which premieres Saturday, January 6 at 9:00/8:00c.