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[10/28/13 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 28
Updates include: David Arquette to put on a "Happy Face" for Lifetime; Janet Montgomery, Xander Berkeley board WGN America's "Salem"; and Channing Tatum, A&E team for reality project.

[10/28/13 - 04:48 PM]
"The X Factor" Allows Fans to Weigh in as Fifth Judge with Real-Time Results Set to Appear During Tomorrow's First Live Show on FOX
Viewers can begin supporting their favorite acts via the The X Factor USA app, TheXFactorUSA.com, Twitter and Instagram.

[10/28/13 - 02:34 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Shark Tank" Tops Demos for Sixth Straight Week
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Secret Princes," WE tv's "Kendra on Top" and Travel's "Ghost Adventures."

[10/28/13 - 02:25 PM]
"Gold Rush" #1 Series in Persons, Men and Women 25-54 on Cable Friday, Oct. 25
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, October 25.

[10/28/13 - 01:32 PM]
2013 World Series on FOX Continues Impressive Prime Time Performance
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, October 27.

[10/28/13 - 01:03 PM]
Disney Channel's Annual "Fa-La-La-Lidays" Begins Friday, November 29 with a Crossover of Hit Family Comedies "Good Luck Charlie" and "Jessie"
Viewers are also invited to visit DisneyChannel.com/FaLaLaLidays to celebrate the "Gift of Giving" in true holiday fashion, beginning November 26.

[10/28/13 - 12:52 PM]
Hubworld.com Lauches New "Sabrina Secrets of a Teenage Witch" Game Plus Two Halloween-Themed "My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic" Games
"Star Collector" and "The Fabulous Ponymaker: Trick or Treat" are among the web site's offerings.

[10/28/13 - 12:34 PM]
Disney/ABC Television Group's Casting Department Hosts Its 32nd Talent Showcase on Providing a Platform to Present Diverse Actors to the Industry
20 actors were selected from among more than 7000 candidates who submitted their resumes and the 670 who auditioned for ABC casting executives in Los Angeles.

[10/28/13 - 12:31 PM]
Video: "True Detective" - Trailer #2
The series, starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, launches Sunday, January 12 at 9:00/8:00c on HBO.

[10/28/13 - 12:09 PM]
"Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley," Celebrating The Legacy Of The Pioneering Comedienne, Debuts Nov. 18, Exclusively on HBO
Iconic African-American standup comedienne Jackie "Moms" Mabley broke racial and sexual boundaries and continues to inspire comedians to this day.

[10/28/13 - 12:06 PM]
Showtime Sports(R) Presents "Against the Tide"
Tom Selleck narrates the documentary, premiering Friday, November 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/28/13 - 12:02 PM]
ABC Announces November Sweeps Programming
Highlights include a special "Shark Tank"-themed episode of "The Neighbors."

[10/28/13 - 12:01 PM]
Scare Yourself This Sleepy Holloween Week and Catch Up on Television's Spookiest Hit, "Sleepy Hollow"
All episodes of the hit fantasy-adventure series are available on the FOX NOW app, FOX.com, Hulu and participating TV provider sites.

[10/28/13 - 11:42 AM]
Video: South Beach Tow's "Tow Yo" Music Video Featuring NFL Star Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson
Season three of "South Beach Tow" premieres this Wednesday, October 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/28/13 - 11:38 AM]
NBA TV's "Open Court" Previews NBA Season Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 5 p.m. ET
The episode, which leads into the NBA's opening night, takes a look at some of the biggest storylines for the upcoming season.

[10/28/13 - 11:25 AM]
USA Network and Feeding America Help Modern Families Put Food On The Table This Holiday Season
The pledge drive will run online through National Family Week and into mid-December.

[10/28/13 - 11:01 AM]
Contestants Bid on Gym Equipment in "The Biggest Loser's" First Auction & Enjoy Emotional Reunions with Family Via Skype October 29 on NBC
Kicking off the season's third episode is a "where are they now" segment featuring Fernanda Abarca, the season's first eliminated contestant.

[10/28/13 - 10:48 AM]
GSN Announces Premiere Dates for New and Returning Original Series
Newcomer "Mind of a Man," hosted by comedian DeRay Davis, premieres Wednesday, January 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/28/13 - 10:41 AM]
"Elementary" Delivers Its Largest 7-Day Viewer Lift Ever and Is Biggest Percentage Gainer Among Adults 18-49
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of October 7-13.

[10/28/13 - 10:37 AM]
Discovery Channel's Hit Series "Moonshiners" Returns for a Third Season on Tuesday, November 5 at 9PM
The show's third season will be followed by the return of "Porter Ridge" at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/28/13 - 10:19 AM]
E! Special "Life After Anna Nicole: The Larry & Dannielynn Story" Takes Viewers Exclusively Inside the Private World of Larry Birkhead and Dannielynn
The one-hour special premieres Monday, November 11 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[10/28/13 - 10:18 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC Ranks #1 Season to Date in the Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Averages
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 7-13.

[10/28/13 - 10:11 AM]
Craig Ferguson to Host New Game Show from Fremantle, Debmar-Mercury, Courteney Cox, David Arquette and Scott St. John
In "Celebrity Name Game," celebrities team with contestants to identify famous names, including actors, singers, athletes, pop culture figures, politicians and even cartoon characters.

[10/28/13 - 10:09 AM]
"Why We (Heart) Vampires" to Premiere on Friday, November 1st on NBC
Victoria Smurfit, Anne Rice, Kristin Bauer, Carrie Preston, Cassandra Peterson and James Marsters are among those interviewed for the one-hour special.

[10/28/13 - 10:00 AM]
"Ghetto Klown," John Leguizamo's Fifth HBO Solo Special, to Tape Nov. 16 for Debut in 2014
Adapting his Drama Desk Award-winning one-man stage show of the same name, the exclusive presentation will debut on the network in 2014.

[10/28/13 - 09:43 AM]
The First Western for Preschoolers, "Sheriff Callie's Wild West," to Debut Exclusively on WatchDisneyJunior.com and Watch Disney Junior App
The series will premiere on Disney Junior channels and programming blocks around the world in 2014.

[10/28/13 - 09:31 AM]
CBS Corporation and Netflix Announce Streaming Video on Demand Deal for Landmark Showtime Series "Dexter(R)"
Beginning on Halloween, the first four seasons of the award-winning series will be available to watch instantly; seasons 5-8 will begin on January 1.

[10/28/13 - 09:15 AM]
"Ravenswood" Star Nicole Gale Anderson to Participate in a Live Twitter Chat During the East Coast Broadcast of the Series
To chat with Nicole, fans should tweet at her handle @HeyItsNicoleA and include the hashtag #RavenswoodChat in their tweets.

[10/28/13 - 09:07 AM]
Blend of New and Familiar Faces to Call Big East Games on FOX Sports
The FOX Sports college basketball season begins Friday, November 8.

[10/28/13 - 09:01 AM]
Kenny Rogers to Receive the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award in Star-Studded Tribute During "The 47th Annual CMA Awards," Airing Wednesday, November 6 on the ABC Television Network
Rogers will be honored with a star-studded tribute featuring performances by Jennifer Nettles, Rascal Flatts, and Darius Rucker.

[10/28/13 - 08:56 AM]
NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution Has Sold "The Meredith Vieira Show" in More Than 60% of the U.S.
The new one-hour show starring award-winning TV personality Meredith Vieira, has been sold in the nation's top markets to station groups.

[10/28/13 - 08:38 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series, NFL Overrun Hand Victory to FOX
Plus: ABC sees double digit gains from "America's Funniest Home Videos," "Betrayal" and "Once Upon a Time."

[10/28/13 - 08:28 AM]
ABC's Sunday Lineup Grows Against the World Series and "SNF"
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 27.

[10/28/13 - 08:00 AM]
"The Challenger Disaster" to Simulcast on Science Channel and Discovery Channel Saturday, November 16 at 9 PM ET/PT
The film stars Academy-Award winning actor William Hurt as Nobel Prize-winning scientist Dr. Richard Feynman.

[10/28/13 - 07:59 AM]
TV One to Air "12 Years a Slave: A TV One Special with Cathy Hughes" Saturday, November 9
The one-hour program features a discussion with the film's director Steve McQueen and cast members Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong'o and Alfre Woodard.

[10/28/13 - 07:49 AM]
Schedule Changes: Discovery Fit & Health's "Untold Stories of the ER"
The series will now air Fridays at 10:00/9:00c with encores on Saturdays at 9:00/8:00c on TLC.

[10/28/13 - 07:19 AM]
"Strike Back" to Return to Cinemax for Season Four in 2014
The show's fourth and final season will consist of 10 new episodes, which will shoot in Asia and Europe.

[10/28/13 - 06:32 AM]
Garth Brooks to Perform in a Rare Live Broadcast Concert Special, "Garth Brooks, Live from Las Vegas," Friday, Nov. 29
This television concert event will feature Brooks' final performance of his critically acclaimed, one man show at the Wynn Las Vegas.

[10/28/13 - 06:18 AM]
"SNL" Was the #1 Non-Sports Telecast of the Night in Metered-Market Households and in Adults 18-49 in the Local People Meters
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 26.

[10/28/13 - 06:09 AM]
"The Blacklist" Generates Second Biggest "Live Plus Seven Day" Lift Ever, 5.7 Million Viewers
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 7.

[10/28/13 - 03:14 AM]
New ReelzChannel Website Traces Powerful Facts and Evidence to RevealtThe Truth Behind "Who Shot JFK?"
The website's launch is timed with the premiere of "JFK: The Smoking Gun" on Sunday, November 3 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/27/13 - 08:12 PM]
Video: Watch the First Promo for "Rake," the Bold, New Legal Series, Starring Greg Kinnear
Look for the two-night premiere event Sunday, January 19 and Thursday, January 23 on FOX.

[10/27/13 - 12:21 PM]
World Series Rating Soars 21% as Cards Trip Red Sox in Game 3
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, October 26.

[10/27/13 - 09:18 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Game 3 of World Series Dominates for FOX
The Boston/St. Louis showdown continues to outpace last year's Detroit/San Francisco match-up.

[10/26/13 - 08:12 PM]
Video: "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" - Watch the First Promo Which Debuted During the World Series!
The series will premiere globally in spring 2014 on FOX and National Geographic Channel.

[10/26/13 - 09:12 AM]
"The Blacklist" Delivers the Second Biggest "Live Plus Three Day" Increase in U.S. Television History in Total Viewership
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 21.

[10/26/13 - 09:04 AM]
"Dracula" Is the 2nd Highest Rated Friday Drama Premiere in Three Years in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 25.

[10/26/13 - 08:56 AM]
"Shark Tank" Earns Most-Watched-Ever Telecast and "20/20" Draws Its Biggest Audience in 1-1/2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 25.

[10/26/13 - 08:22 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with "Grimm," "Dracula" Premieres
ABC however has the most-watched program overall in adults 18-49 with "Shark Tank."

[10/25/13 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 25
Updates include: CBS mulls reboot of The WB's "Charmed"; NBC casting new cycle of "The Celebrity Apprentice"; and Riley Smith boards Lifetime's "Deliverance Creek."







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[07/28/15 - 04:55 PM]
Syfy and Universal Cable Productions Bring the Grindhouse Genre to Television with New 13-Episode Scripted Series "Blood Drive"
Set in a near-apocalyptic future, the project centers around LA's last good cop who is forced to join a twisted, gory cross-country death race - with cars powered by blood and a dangerous femme fatale partner who sees people as fuel.

[07/28/15 - 03:55 PM]
Megastars Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige Ease on Down the Road in NBC's "The Wiz Live!"
Queen Latifah stars as the titular Wiz with Blige as Evillene, the Wicked Witch of the West.

[07/28/15 - 02:18 PM]
Kari Byron and Tory Belleci Explore the Science Behind the World's Wildest Thrill Rides on Travel Channel's New Series "Thrill Factor"
In this 10-part half-hour series, hosts and thrill seekers Kari Byron and Tory Belleci take viewers along for the ride as they explore the exciting world of thrill rides, waterslides and heart-pounding experiences around the globe through a scientific lens.

[07/28/15 - 01:43 PM]
Animal Planet Promotes Andy Weissberg and Erin Wanner
Both have played crucial roles in establishing Animal Planet as a top-20 ad-supported network for men and the entertainment destination for viewers seeking a deeper connection to the wild world.

[07/28/15 - 12:36 PM]
Debut of NASCAR Drives NBCSN to Most-Watched July in the Network's History
NBCSN spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/28/15 - 12:00 PM]
HBO NOW Available Today to Verizon Broadband Customers
HBO NOW is immediately available to all Verizon standalone broadband customers, including FiOS and high-speed internet customers, for a 30-day free trial.

[07/28/15 - 11:15 AM]
FOX Sports Reaches Agreement with Westminster Kennel Club to Bring Annual Dog Show to FOX Sports 1 and Nat Geo WILD
Beginning in 2017, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show airs in primetime on FOX Sports 1 live from New York City's Madison Square Garden as the seven Best In Group selections are made on Monday and Tuesday night, leading up to Tuesday night's Best In Show announcement.

[07/28/15 - 10:55 AM]
The Lines Are Drawn in Netflix's New "Narcos" Character Posters
All 10 episodes of "Narcos" will premiere on August 28 at 12:01am PST exclusively on Netflix.

[07/28/15 - 10:54 AM]
"Income Property" Starring Scott McGillivray Premieres on DIY Network in August
"American Rehab: Charleston" and "Attic Gold" are also on tap beginning next month.

[07/28/15 - 10:33 AM]
TV Land Picks Up "The Soul Man" Starring Cedric "The Entertainer" and Niecy Nash for Fifth and Final Season
The sitcom is the network's highest-rated original series among African Americans 25-54 and African American Women 25-54.

[07/28/15 - 10:10 AM]
VH1's New Original Series "She's Got Game" Featuring Grammy Nominated Rapper Jayceon "The Game" Taylor Premieres Monday August 10th at 9 PM ET/PT
The new series "She's Got Game," follows him in his pursuit of the perfect love match as he embarks on a national tour.

[07/28/15 - 09:57 AM]
"48 Hours: Paradise Lost" Is Saturday's #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Adults 25-54 and Viewers and Posts Year-to-Year Gains in Both Categories
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, July 25.

[07/28/15 - 09:42 AM]
"Doctor Who" Returns to the Big Screen Nationwide to Feature Never-Before-Seen Prequel to Season Nine and Exclusive Interview with Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman
The event will feature "The Doctor's Meditation" - a special prequel scene to the first episode of season nine - and an exclusive interview with Doctor Who stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman, hosted by Wil Wheaton, in addition to the two-part season eight finale.

[07/28/15 - 09:29 AM]
The First Day of the Rest of Their Entrepreneurial Lives Begins Now on the Series Premiere of "Startup U," Airing Tuesday, August 11th, at 10:01PM ET/PT
It's a whole new game when ten savvy, creative and ambitious young adults get down to business and experience seven weeks of hard truths, tough lessons and plenty of drama on the series.

[07/28/15 - 09:28 AM]
ABC Family's Procedural Series "Stitchers" Brings on Damon Dayoub as Series Regular
He'll play Detective Quincy Fisher, an LAPD detective who is brought into the Stitchers program to assist with back-up and support for the team.