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[10/21/13 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 21
Updates include: Nickelodeon renews "The Haunted Hathaways," "See Dad Run"; Nick Zano, Dan St. Germain land comedy pilots; and Renee Olstead to star in ABC Family's "Work Mom."

[10/21/13 - 05:40 PM]
New Adrenaline-Fueled Drama "Almost Human" to Debut with Special Two-Night Series Premiere Sunday, November 17, and Monday, November 18, on FOX
Plus: "Bones" to now move to Fridays on November 15 alongside the new season of "Raising Hope."

[10/21/13 - 03:18 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Shark Tank" Continues Demo Reign for ABC
Plus: numbers for WE tv's "Kendra on Top," TLC's "What Not to Wear" and Nickelodeon's "The Legend of Korra."

[10/21/13 - 01:58 PM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Beth Stern and John Sterling to Preside Over "Kitten Bowl"
"Kitten Bowl," in association with North Shore Animal League America will be presented Sunday, February 2 (12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. ET/PT).

[10/21/13 - 01:02 PM]
Mira Sorvino (Mighty Aphrodite) to Guest-Star on TNT's "Falling Skies"
She will play Sara, a woman far removed from her former life as a graphic designer.

[10/21/13 - 12:19 PM]
All New "Serious Jibber-Jabber" With Conan O'Brien Featuring Entertainment Legend Mel Brooks Now Available Exclusively Online
"Getting the chance to speak with Mel Brooks for an hour and twenty minutes about virtually everything is most comedians' dying request," said O'Brien.

[10/21/13 - 11:38 AM]
Special Edition of NBA TV's "Open Court" to Feature NBA Greats Responding to Fan Questions Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 6:30 p.m. ET
Charles Barkley, Dominique Wilkins, Rick Fox, Steve Kerr, Kenny Smith, Steve Smith and Tracy McGrady will join host Ernie Johnson.

[10/21/13 - 11:30 AM]
ABC Family Announces Premiere Dates for Its Hit Returning Series
"Pretty Little Liars," "Twisted," "Switched at Birth," and "The Fosters" are all due back in January.

[10/21/13 - 11:02 AM]
Big East Tip-Off Is a Party on FOX Sports 1
Rob Stone sits alongside Bill Raftery and Tarik Turner to host the program live from Studio A at the FOX Network Center in Los Angeles.

[10/21/13 - 11:00 AM]
Video: MTV Debuts New Docu-Series "Scrubbing In" on Thursday, October 24 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
The 10-episode series, follows a group of young travel nurses assigned to work at two Orange County, CA hospitals for three months.

[10/21/13 - 10:59 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Tops All Broadcast Programs in 7-Day DVR Lift Among Adults 18-49 and Is Second in Viewer Lift
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 30-October 6.

[10/21/13 - 09:58 AM]
Turner Sports to Launch 2013-14 NBA Season with Three Consecutive Nights of Doubleheader Action Across TNT & NBA TV
Entering its 30th consecutive year of NBA coverage, TNT will open the season with a doubleheader Tuesday, October 29, beginning at 7:00/6:00c.

[10/21/13 - 09:51 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC Claims the Most Top 10 Playback Gainers of Any Network in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 30-October 6.

[10/21/13 - 09:07 AM]
Superstar Collaborations Announced for "The 47th Annual CMA Awards" Airing Wednesday, November 6 on the ABC Television Network
Two-time CMA Entertainer of the Year Taylor Swift will take the stage with Vince Gill and Alison Krauss.

[10/21/13 - 08:40 AM]
ABC's "Betrayal" Is Up Week to Week by 24% in Viewers and by 13% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 20.

[10/21/13 - 08:36 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Colts/Broncos Delivers Season High for NBC's "SNF"
The much-ballyhooed match-up dominates both total viewers and adults 18-49 for the Peacock.

[10/21/13 - 08:33 AM]
CBS News Announces Coverage Plans for 50th Anniversary of President John F. Kennedy Assassination
Highlights include the one-hour primetime special "As It Happened: John F. Kennedy 50 Years" on Saturday, November 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/21/13 - 08:11 AM]
Syfy Renews Its Hit Reality Competition Series "Face Off" for a Sixth Season
Plus: coming this November, Syfy debuts two original "Face Off" specials: "Naked and Painted" and "Judges' Favorites."

[10/21/13 - 07:38 AM]
Broncos-Colts on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Posts Top Primetime Overnight for October Game in 15 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 20.

[10/21/13 - 07:31 AM]
NBCUniversal Celebrates 100-Day Countdown to 2014 Olympic Winter Games with 20-Channel Promotional "Roadblock"
In addition, NBC Sports Group and the networks of NBCU will participate at the kickoff of the USOC's Road to Sochi Tour in New York City's Times Square on Tuesday, October 29.

[10/21/13 - 07:29 AM]
Thursday Night Is Ladies Night as Bravo Media Premieres "The Millionaire Matchmaker" at 9PM & New Series "Courtney Loves Dallas" at 10PM on December 5
This season features fresh faces and new surroundings as Patti's business is thriving in a swanky new office in Marina Del Ray with an entirely different team of matchmakers.

[10/21/13 - 06:31 AM]
The Future Arrives Early When FOX Offers an Extended First Look at "Almost Human" During an All-New "Bones" Tonight on FOX
The exclusive first look will air at approximately 8:25 PM ET/PT.

[10/20/13 - 09:17 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ALCS Finale Edges Out College Football
Game 6 of the Boston/Detroit series holds off college football action on ABC and NBC.

[10/20/13 - 09:06 AM]
Coverage of USC-Notre Dame College Football Earns NBC's Highest Saturday Primetime Average in Four Months in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 19.

[10/20/13 - 09:00 AM]
"The Blacklist" Is the First Broadcast Network Show to Add More Than 6 Million Viewers in "Live Plus Seven Day"
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 30.

[10/19/13 - 12:18 PM]
TBS' Exclusive Coverage of 2013 National League Championship Series Averages Five Million Total Viewers to Deliver Audience Growth
TBS spins the numbers for Friday, October 18.

[10/19/13 - 08:49 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Undercover Boss" Paves the Way for CBS Victory
The Eye's reality series posts big week-to-week gains among adults 18-49.

[10/19/13 - 08:47 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Ranks #1 or Ties for #1 in Every Key Demographic for Its Second Hour
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 18.

[10/19/13 - 08:36 AM]
ABC's Friday Is Up Across-the-Board - "Shark Tank" Is Friday's #1 Show for the 5th Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 18.

[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.







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FXX spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 01:53 PM]
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[08/22/14 - 11:30 AM]
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[08/22/14 - 11:26 AM]
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[08/22/14 - 08:59 AM]
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[08/22/14 - 08:45 AM]
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NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 08:39 AM]
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[08/22/14 - 08:36 AM]
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[08/22/14 - 08:19 AM]
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[08/21/14 - 06:00 PM]
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[08/21/14 - 04:28 PM]
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