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[10/23/13 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 23
Updates include: Eliza Coupe to get "Benched" at USA; Kathryn Prescott to lead MTV's "Finding Carter"; and Keenen Ivory Wayans to pen comedy pilot for ABC.

[10/23/13 - 07:18 PM]
Video: Two All-New Previews and New Teaser Art for "The Following!" - Returns January 2014 on FOX!
Check out a pair of first looks at the Kevin Bacon-led show's sophomore run.

[10/23/13 - 03:20 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: CBS Dramas Top Viewers, "Voice" Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for History's "American Daredevils," Discovery's "Tickle" and TBS's "Trust Me, I'm a Game Show Host."

[10/23/13 - 03:07 PM]
Adult Swim Announces Renewal of "Newsreaders" Season Two to Premiere in 2014
Production on the new season begins in Los Angeles in January 2014.

[10/23/13 - 03:02 PM]
NBC to Telecast "American Comedy Awards" - May 2014 Special Pays Homage to Those Who Make Us Laugh
Emmy Award winner Don Mischer, Charlie Haykel and Juliane Hare will serve as executive producers.

[10/23/13 - 02:53 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Halloween Special Is Network's #2 Telecast Ever in Women 18-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 22.

[10/23/13 - 01:05 PM]
TVGN (TV Guide Network) Invites Viewers to Celebrate the Holidays in Nashville Style with John Rich and Friends in a Primetime Television Event Premiering Monday, November 25 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
"Rich at Night" will feature appearances by Wynonna Judd, Kix Brooks, Gretchen Wilson, John Ratzenberger, Wayne Brady, Gilbert Gottfried and more!

[10/23/13 - 12:41 PM]
E! Premieres "Macklemore's Big Surprise" on Thursday, November 7 at 10PM ET/PT
In this intimate one-hour special, Macklemore opens up about his long struggle with drug abuse and how fiancée Tricia Davis and her mother Diana helped him get his life back on track.

[10/23/13 - 12:27 PM]
"My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic" Returns for Its Fourth Season on The Hub Network, Nov. 23
Prior to the season premiere, there will be a special airing of the Hasbro Studios' feature film "My Little Pony Equestria Girls."

[10/23/13 - 11:23 AM]
ReelzChannel Signs Output Deal with Asylum Entertainment
The company will produce 50 hours of unscripted programming for the network in 2014, distributed over 10 series.

[10/23/13 - 10:12 AM]
"Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1," Spotlighting the Work of Responders at the Only National Veterans Crisis Line Debuts Nov. 11, Exclusively on HBO
While only 1% of Americans has served in the military, former service members account for 20% of all suicides in the U.S.

[10/23/13 - 10:10 AM]
A&E(R) and Red Interactive Agency Introduce "Duck Dynasty: Battle of the Beards" the Official Duck Dynasty Mobile Game Based on the Popular Series
Available exclusively in the App Store, the game challenges fans of Duck Dynasty to master the day-to-day tasks and antics of the bearded Duck Commander crew.

[10/23/13 - 10:06 AM]
In a Global First for Television, "The X Factor" Launches Voting on Shazam
Beginning Wednesday, November 6, fans can take advantage of FOX's patent-pending SuperVote experience directly through the Shazam App.

[10/23/13 - 09:38 AM]
"NCIS" Sweeps Time Period, Beating "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." in Adults 18-49 for the Second Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 22.

[10/23/13 - 09:19 AM]
Survey Timed to "American Blackout" Premiere Reveals Nearly 90% of Americans Anticipate a World Catastrophe
The two-hour movie event premieres this Sunday, October 27 at 9:00/8:00c on National Geographic Channel.

[10/23/13 - 09:03 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Nearly Ties "Dr. Phil" as the Week's Most-Watched Syndie Talk Show
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of October 7-11.

[10/23/13 - 09:01 AM]
"Millionaire" with Cedric Is Up the Most Among All Syndie Game Shows Week to Week
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of October 7-11.

[10/23/13 - 08:49 AM]
For the First Time in Eight Years, NBC Is #1 in 18-49 on Each of the First Five Tuesdays of the Season
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 22.

[10/23/13 - 08:34 AM]
Bravo Media Explores the Luxury Market of Miami Real Estate and Greenlights "Million Dollar Listing Miami"
This new series showcases the sexy city of Miami where top luxury real estate agents battle it out in the world of high-end real estate.

[10/23/13 - 08:33 AM]
"SHIELD" Is Tuesday's #1 TV Show for the 5th Straight Week in Key Men
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 22.

[10/23/13 - 08:24 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Tops Demos as NBC Edges CBS
Plus: FOX's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and ABC's "The Goldbergs" show week-to-week gains among adults 18-49.

[10/23/13 - 08:12 AM]
PBS Announces Winter/Spring Season With Strong Roster of Returning Series and New Entries in Variety of Genres
Highlights include the return of "Downton Abbey" (January 5), "Sherlock" (January 19), "Call the Midwife" (March 30) and "Mr. Selfridge" (also March 30).

[10/23/13 - 08:06 AM]
Syfy to Transport Viewers to "Opposite Worlds"
The 12-episode competition series will premiere Tuesday, January 21 on the cable channel.

[10/23/13 - 07:56 AM]
"The Thundermans" Takes Off on Nickelodeon
The network's brand-new live-action comedy series premieres Saturday, November 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/23/13 - 07:56 AM]
BBC America HD Launches on AT&T U-verse
The network will be available on AT&T's U-200 package on U-verse Channel 1188 in High Definition and continue to be carried on 188 in Standard Definition.

[10/23/13 - 07:48 AM]
Spike TV Premieres "Hiring Squad" on Sunday, October 27 at 11pm ET/P
The CEO of a $32 million landscaping company in Chicago aims to find her replacement and gives her employees all the power to pick their new boss.

[10/23/13 - 06:33 AM]
Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski & Tanith Belbin to Join NBC Olympics In Sochi
Weir and Lipinski will serve as analysts for NBC Olympics' multi-platform figure skating coverage.

[10/23/13 - 03:01 AM]
Robin Thicke, Snoop Dogg, Afrojack & Imagine Dragons Added to Star-Studded Line-Up of Performers at the "2013 MTV EMA"
These global superstars join previously announced performers Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry and The Killers.

[10/22/13 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 22
Updates include: ABC mulls reviving "Body of Proof," gives additional scripts to "Back in the Game," "Super Fun Night"; and Janeane Garofalo, Rex Lee and Francia Raisa book pilots.

[10/22/13 - 05:51 PM]
No One Covers the World Series Like FOX Sports
Coverage begins this Wednesday, October 23 at Fenway Park in Boston.

[10/22/13 - 03:40 PM]
Pierce Gagnon Cast in New CBS Drama Series "Extant"
He'll co-star alongside Halle Berry in the project, due in summer 2014 on the network.

[10/22/13 - 03:11 PM]
"MNF's" Vikings-Giants Telecast Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks in All Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 21.

[10/22/13 - 02:55 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "MNF," "Voice" Top the Charts
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Bar Hunters," VH1's "CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story" and Bravo's "Real Housewives of Miami."

[10/22/13 - 02:39 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Fast N' Loud" #1 Cable Program on Monday Among Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, October 21.

[10/22/13 - 02:39 PM]
BAFTA Los Angeles(R) Announce Host Rob Brydon and Honoree Idris Elba at the 2013 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards Presented by BBC America on November 9, 2013
For the second year in a row, the BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards will be broadcast on BBC America, airing in primetime November 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/22/13 - 01:20 PM]
Haunted Hub Themed Programming Delivers Kids and Co-viewing
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of October 14-20.

[10/22/13 - 01:00 PM]
American League Championship Series Drives Strong Week for FOX
FOX spins the numbers for the week of October 14-20.

[10/22/13 - 12:34 PM]
Showtime(R) Announces Pickups of "Homeland" and "Masters of Sex"
Both series are set to return in 2014 with 12 one-hour episodes.

[10/22/13 - 12:02 PM]
Starz Adds Lela Loren, Naturi Naughton and Joseph Sikora to "Power" Cast
The series tells the story of wealthy New York City nightclub owner, James "Ghost" St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick), who caters to the city's elite.

[10/22/13 - 11:57 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Showcases the Year's Most Entertaining Celebrities and Pop Culture Icons with "Live's Best Halloween Show Ever"
The series will put the spotlight on many of pop culture's biggest headliners, with more than 50 costumes throughout the program.

[10/22/13 - 11:51 AM]
TBS's Coverage of the 2013 National League Championship Series Accounts for Four of Basic Cable's Top 15 Programs for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of October 14-20.

[10/22/13 - 11:50 AM]
NBC Wins the Fourth Week of the Season in 18-49 and Is at Its Highest Four-Week Season Average in Six Years
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 14-20.

[10/22/13 - 11:43 AM]
VH1 Original Movie "CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story" Scores As Cable's Highest Rated Original Movie Of 2013, Drawing In 4.5 Million Total Viewers
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, October 21.

[10/22/13 - 11:38 AM]
Disney XD Rises to #1 Week in the Network's History in Prime in Boys 9-14 and Hits Near 1-Year High in Kids 6-14
Disney XD spins the numbers for the week of October 14-20.

[10/22/13 - 11:30 AM]
Chapter 2 of "American Horror Story: Coven" Sets Ratings Record for FX
FX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 16.

[10/22/13 - 11:21 AM]
Fans Are Being Put on the Case in Wednesday's Milestone 300th Episode of "CSI," as They Are Challenged to Look for the 14 Hidden "300"s in the Episode
Visit CBS.com for a full list of the "300" audio and visual cues after the episode.

[10/22/13 - 11:18 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Scores Best 7-Week Start for NFL Primetime Package in 17 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 20 plus the season to date.

[10/22/13 - 11:16 AM]
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products to Celebrate "The Simpsons" and Soccer with Launch of Global Campaign in 2014
A broad line of branded merchandise created in conjunction with acclaimed international soccer teams, from FC Barcelona to Sport Club Corinthians, will be available to consumers.

[10/22/13 - 10:53 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NFL Coverage Slips Past "The Walking Dead"
Plus: numbers for Food Network's "Guy's Grocery Games," Discovery's "Yukon Men" and Spike TV's "Bar Rescue."

[10/22/13 - 10:48 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ALCS Finale Triumphs Over College Football
Plus: numbers for Starz's "The White Queen," Syfy's "Grave Halloween" and Lifetime's "Missing at 17."







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[09/23/14 - 04:07 PM]
"Lauren Lake's Paternity Court" Soars During Its Premiere
Orion TV Productions spins the numbers for Monday, September 22.

[09/23/14 - 03:55 PM]
Animal Planet Renews Friday Night Series "Treehouse Masters" and "Redwood Kings"
The former will return in January 2015 with 10 episodes while the latter is due back in the spring with 10 original episodes.

[09/23/14 - 02:51 PM]
"Saving Africa's Giants with Yao Ming" Premieres November 18 on Animal Planet; Narrated by Edward Norton
This announcement comes in conjunction with the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York and the organization's Commitment to Action to Save African Elephants.

[09/23/14 - 12:51 PM]
"Naked and Afraid" Season Finale #1 Unscripted Program in All of Cable Sunday
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, September 21.

[09/23/14 - 12:37 PM]
Starz in Black Debuts the U.S. Television Premiere of the Film, "Half of a Yellow Sun" Starring Emmy(R), Oscar(R) and Golden Globe(R) Nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor, on Sunday, September 28th at 10PM ET/PT
The film centers around the diverging destinies of two sisters, Olanna (played by Thandie Newton) and Kainene (played by Anika Noni Rose) who are glamorous twins from a wealthy Nigerian family.

[09/23/14 - 12:06 PM]
"Iyanla: Fix My Life" Delivers 1.15 Million Viewers Saturday Night on OWN
OWN spins the numbers for Saturday, September 20.

[09/23/14 - 12:01 PM]
History Premieres New Season of Hit Series "The Curse of Oak Island" & Premieres Brand New Series "Search for the Lost Giants"
Look for both series on Tuesday nights at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively, beginning November 4.

[09/23/14 - 11:44 AM]
How You Doin'? Better Now That "Friends" Is Returning to TV Land Monday, September 29th
Viewers can tune in to TV Land every night to see their six best "Friends" beginning Monday, September 29 at 11:00/10:00c.

[09/23/14 - 11:26 AM]
Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn Confirmed to Star in the Second Season of HBO's "True Detective"; Justin Lin Set to Direct First Two Episodes
The eight-episode hour-long drama is set to begin production later this fall in California.

[09/23/14 - 11:17 AM]
TBS Marks Its Fourth Consecutive Week as Basic Cable's Top Entertainment Network with Adults 18-49 in Primetime
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 15-21.

[09/23/14 - 11:11 AM]
Nickelodeon Wins Week, Locks Top Shows Across All Kid Demos
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of September 15-21.

[09/23/14 - 11:03 AM]
Family of Preachers Opens Progressive Church in the Bible Belt on New TLC Series "Preaching Alabama"
The all-new six-part series premieres Tuesday, October 7 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/23/14 - 10:28 AM]
A Third Season of the "Nashville"-Inspired Docu-Web Series, "On the Record," Returns to ABC Music Lounge Featuring Original Music from the Popular Drama "Nashville"
First up: Charles Esten and Deana Carter get together for an intimate discussion on the song they co-wrote for "Nashville's" season premiere, "I Know How To Love You Now."

[09/23/14 - 10:20 AM]
"Scorpion" Is Monday's Top New Program, with 14 Million Viewers and 3.3 Rating in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, September 22.

[09/23/14 - 10:04 AM]
New Seasons of "Auction Hunters" and "Thrift Hunters" Premiere Saturday, October 11!
Both series will air back-to-back beginning at 9:00/8:00c.