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[10/30/13 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 30
Updates include: CBS mulls "How I Met Your Mother" spin-off; ABC Family eyes "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" TV series; and Ed Burns to spearhead "Public Morals" at TNT.

[10/30/13 - 08:36 PM]
Video: Watch Eight Minutes of the "Almost Human" Series Premiere!
Then stay tuned for the two-night premiere event on Sunday, November 17 and Monday, November 18.

[10/30/13 - 03:17 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Voice," "NCIS" Continue to Lead the Pack
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Naked Vegas," ABC Family's "Ravenswood" and History's "American Daredevils."

[10/30/13 - 03:15 PM]
Matt Hranek Searches for the People, Places and Things That Embody the American Spirit in New Esquire Network Series, "Alternate Route"
Each half-hour episode finds Matt traveling to a new location, driving a vintage automobile and game for adventure.

[10/30/13 - 03:14 PM]
Celebrate Style in All Its Forms When "How I Rock It" Premieres Wednesday, November 20
NBA superstar Baron Davis hosts the series, which profiles those who are setting a stylish new standard for today's man.

[10/30/13 - 03:13 PM]
Office Adversaries Stop Talking and Start Fighting: "White Collar Brawlers" Premieres Tuesday, November 19
Each hour-long episode will follow one duo's journey, from six weeks of training through three rounds in the ring.

[10/30/13 - 03:12 PM]
Enter the Cutthroat World of Nightlife Real Estate When "Risky Listing" Premieres Tuesday, November 19
In each episode, the high-end agents of Picken Real Estate aim to make a killing, cutting deals for the most stylish restaurants, bars and nightclubs in New York City.

[10/30/13 - 03:11 PM]
Esquire Network Celebrates Alluring, Captivating "Women We Love" in One-Hour Special Premiering Tuesday, November 19
Lake Bell, Beth Behrs, Krysten Ritter and Sage Erickson are among those featured in the special, based on the popular monthly feature in Esquire magazine.

[10/30/13 - 12:39 PM]
NBCSN, Golf Channel & "Sunday Night Football" Lead Major October Surge for NBC Sports Group Viewership
NBC Sports Group spins the numbers for the month to date.

[10/30/13 - 12:32 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Renews "Key & Peele," "Brickleberry" and "Drunk History"
All three new seasons will premiere in 2014.

[10/30/13 - 12:28 PM]
Six New Installments of "Pass the Plate" to Be Presented Friday, November 1 on Disney Channel
Peyton List and Karan Brar host the installments, which is designed to foster kids' understanding of the connection between good nutrition, local agricultural production and natural resources.

[10/30/13 - 12:20 PM]
ESPN to Present the World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table
With a total prize pool of $59,708,800, the winner will be awarded $8,359,531 and the coveted WSOP Main Event bracelet.

[10/30/13 - 12:08 PM]
TNT's Exclusive Chicago Bulls vs. Miami Heat Telecast Delivers Second Most-Viewed Opening Night Game in Network History
TNT spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 29.

[10/30/13 - 11:56 AM]
Cedric "The Entertainer" Invites Celebrity Friends to Play "Millionaire" for Charity, November 4 - 8
Boris Kodjoe, Brad Garrett, Josh Malina and Niecy Nash are all slated to participate in the week-long stunt.

[10/30/13 - 11:46 AM]
Family Drama Reaches New Heights on TLC's Shocking Return of "Gypsy Sisters"
Look for a special two-hour season premiere on Thursday, December 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/30/13 - 11:39 AM]
NBCUniversal Surrounds the Breeders' Cup
Live NBC Sports Group coverage of the Breeders' Cup World Championships begins on Friday, November 1, from 4-8 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

[10/30/13 - 11:36 AM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives Of Miami" Heads to Vegas for Joanna Krupa's Bachelorette Party on Sunday, November 3 at 9PM ET/PT
The special Sunday installment will be followed by the show's season finale on Monday, November 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/30/13 - 11:33 AM]
"Grimm" Sets a New "Live Plus Three Day" Series Record in Total Viewers of 8.8 Million Persons
NBC further spins the numbers for Friday, October 25.

[10/30/13 - 11:25 AM]
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Makes Late-Night Debut When He Visits NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Friday, Nov. 8
The senator will take to the couch to discuss the recent government shut-down, the debt ceiling, the gridlock in Washington and the current state of the Republican Party.

[10/30/13 - 11:03 AM]
Adult Swim Greenlights "Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories" Series to Premiere in 2014
Production on the new series begins in Los Angeles, CA in February 2014.

[10/30/13 - 11:00 AM]
It's Going to Be a Geeky Halloween as TBS Presents Four Special Episodes of "The Big Bang Theory" Oct. 31, Beginning at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
"The Middle Earth Paradigm," "The Codpiece Topology," "The Justice League Recombination" and "The Good Guy Fluctuation" are among the offerings.

[10/30/13 - 10:52 AM]
"Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles," the Emmy(R)-Winning Actress and Comedian's First HBO Comedy Special, Debuts Nov. 23
The special was taped in front of an intimate audience of 39 at Largo, a music and comedy club in Los Angeles.

[10/30/13 - 10:12 AM]
"NCIS" Tops Tuesday in Viewers and Is #1 Scripted Show of Night in Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 29.

[10/30/13 - 10:02 AM]
TBS Offers Digital Preview of "Ground Floor" Super-Sized Premiere Episode One Week Early
Starting Thursday, November 7, viewers can watch the entire first episode via the TBS website or the Watch TBS apps for iOS and Android devices.

[10/30/13 - 09:40 AM]
The Murphy Family Sets Out to Reverse the Curse in Nickelodeon's All-New Original Comedic TV Movie "Jinxed," Premiering Friday, Nov. 29, at 7 P.M. (ET/PT)
Ciara Bravo and Jack Griffo star in the project, about a family who been magically cursed with never-ending bad luck.

[10/30/13 - 09:34 AM]
Spike TV Agrees to Multi-Picture, First Window Film Package with Open Road Films
"Killer Elite," "The Grey," "End of Watch," "Machete Kills" and "Homefront" are among the featured titles.

[10/30/13 - 09:31 AM]
truTV & Guinness World Records to Give New Yorkers Chance to Break Records at the "Guinness World Records(R) Unleashed" Arena in Times Square
The series, hosted by Dan Cortese, returns with new episodes on Thursday, November 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/30/13 - 09:28 AM]
"NBA Inside Stuff" presented by Samsung Galaxy to Premiere Saturday, Nov. 2, on NBA TV
The 30-minute show - the first of 30 episodes airing throughout the 2013-14 NBA regular season - will feature a special one-on-one interview by Hill with Kevin Garnett.

[10/30/13 - 08:47 AM]
Ron Burgundy Returns to "Conan" Thursday, Nov. 21
"It's thrilling to be on the Conan O'Brien show, a top flight show. I'm excited to hear he's still on television," quipped Burgundy.

[10/30/13 - 08:41 AM]
NBC Is #1 in 18-49 on Each of the First Six Tuesdays of the Season for the First Time in People Meter History
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 29.

[10/30/13 - 08:38 AM]
Comedy Central's "@midnight" a Hit on TV and on Twitter
Comedy Central spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 21-25.

[10/30/13 - 08:33 AM]
Sundance Channel Exposes Society's Fixation with Beauty as More Than Skin Deep in the Second of Four All-New Specials Hosted by Fashion Expert Joe Zee
"Revealing: Face Value" premieres Wednesday, December 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[10/30/13 - 08:27 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Expanded "Voice" Powers NBC to Demo Victory
Plus: ABC's "Trophy Wife" and The CW's "Supernatural" post week-to-week gains among adults 18-49.

[10/30/13 - 08:24 AM]
Out of a Repeat "SHIELD," ABC's "Goldbergs" and "Trophy Wife" Grow Week to Week and Improve Their Slots Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 29.

[10/30/13 - 08:07 AM]
VH1 Takes an In-Depth Look at How Hip-Hop Became a Dominant Force in American Culture with the Documentary Series "The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop"
The four-part series, from filmmakers Billy Corben and Alfred Spellman, will premiere in February.

[10/30/13 - 06:58 AM]
2008 U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Nastia Liukin to Join NBC Olympics in Sochi
Liukin, a dual Russian-U.S. citizen who was born in Moscow, will serve as a reporter for NBC Olympics' multi-platform coverage.

[10/30/13 - 06:57 AM]
A&E's New Original Real Life Series "Rodeo Girls" Premieres December 15
The six-episode series follows five female barrel racers as they pack up their lives and their horses, to test their skills at rodeos across the country.

[10/30/13 - 06:01 AM]
NBC, People and Dick Clark Productions Team Up for "The People Magazine Awards" to Air in Late 2014
The special is "a celebration and recognition of the year's most influential and talked-about people in pop culture, celebrity and Hollywood that have fueled the country's conversations."

[10/29/13 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 29
Updates include: Bret McKenzie sells animated comedy to FOX; The CW eyes Sara Shepard's "The Perfectionists"; and Lilah Richcreek, Doug Savant cast in ABC Family's "Work Mom."

[10/29/13 - 10:00 PM]
"The X Factor" Judges Reveal Top 12 Finalists
On Wednesday, November 6, the Top 12 Finalists will perform Motown songs for the judges and America's votes when the voting lines open immediately after the show.

[10/29/13 - 03:13 PM]
UFC Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary with Riveting Documentary Airing on FOX Sports 1
The two-hour special, "Fighting for a Generation, 20 Years of the UFC," premieres Tuesday, November 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/29/13 - 03:01 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Edges World Series, "MNF" for Demo Crown
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Scare Tactics," Food Network's "Guy's Family Cruise" and VH1's "Chrissy & Mr. Jones."

[10/29/13 - 02:58 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Fast N' Loud" Makes Some Noise as the #1 Cable Program Among Men on Monday
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, October 28.

[10/29/13 - 02:51 PM]
"MNF's" Seahawks-Rams on ESPN Ranks as Top Telecast of the Night in Key Male Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 28.

[10/29/13 - 02:40 PM]
College Football: ABC Saturday Night Football Most-Viewed Game of Week
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 26.

[10/29/13 - 01:59 PM]
ABC Family Soars to Most-Watched Week Year to Date in Women 18-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for the week of October 21-27.

[10/29/13 - 01:19 PM]
Lester & Big Papi Lead Red Sox & FOX to Another Prime Time Victory
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Monday, October 28.

[10/29/13 - 01:04 PM]
The CW November Sweep Highlights
The netlet details its upcoming programming for the period, including the return of "Nikita" on Friday, November 22 (SPOILERS!).

[10/29/13 - 12:31 PM]
A&E Posts Best October Ever Among Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
A&E spins the numbers for the month to date.

[10/29/13 - 12:24 PM]
"The Good Witch's Destiny" Premieres as #1 Cable Program of the Day Among Women 25-54 Rating; Boosting Hallmark Channel to Rank #1 in Prime Time
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, October 26.







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[03/30/15 - 01:34 PM]
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Kelli Garner stars in the title role of the four-hour event.

[03/30/15 - 01:29 PM]
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[03/30/15 - 01:03 PM]
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[03/30/15 - 12:45 PM]
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Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon will stage both the television production and Broadway revival of "The Wiz" in collaboration with Tony winner and Broadway icon Harvey Fierstein, who will contribute new material to the original Broadway book by William F. Brown.

[03/30/15 - 12:16 PM]
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[03/30/15 - 12:01 PM]
Oxygen Media Increases Original Programming by 25 Percent with Addition of Eight New Series
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[03/30/15 - 12:00 PM]
National Geographic Channel's "Killing Jesus" Nabs 3.7 Million Viewers, Scoring Highest Total Viewership in Network History
National Geographic Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:55 AM]
Bravo Media Expands Diverse Slate with Addition of 10 New and 4 Returning Series Marking Over 40 High-Quality Original Series
New season orders are set for "Ladies of London" season two, "Don't Be Tardy... " season four, "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" season eight and "Manzo'd with Children" season two.

[03/30/15 - 11:46 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Season Five Finale Is Highest-Rated Finale in Series History, Delivering 15.8 Million Viewers and 10.4 Million Adults 18-49
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:32 AM]
Esquire Network Unveils 2015 Upfront Lineup Bolstering Original Programming with Five New Series
"This new line-up will present even more of the compelling, dynamic content that is engaging our male audience, setting us up for further momentum," said Matt Hanna.

[03/30/15 - 11:27 AM]
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The new boxing series, in association with Turner Sports and HBO Sports, will launch on the eve of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view fight with a card featuring two title bouts inside The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

[03/30/15 - 11:27 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" and "Fresh Off the Boat" Post Their Biggest Playback Gains Yet
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of March 9-15.

[03/30/15 - 11:07 AM]
New Discovery Channel Series "Sons of Winter" Answers Call of the Wild in the Ultimate Coming-of-Age Survival Tale
The series, from Gurney Productions, premieres Tuesday, April 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/30/15 - 11:01 AM]
NBC's "American Odyssey" & Google Invite Viewers to Tour Key Cities and Uncover New Clues with "Explore American Odyssey" Companion Site
Beginning March 30, curious minds will be challenged to uncover the truth by immersing themselves in the online experience "Explore American Odyssey" at www.exploreamericanodyssey.com.

[03/30/15 - 11:01 AM]
ABC Family Picks Up "Shadowhunters," a Saga Series Based on the Beloved New York Times Bestselling Book Series The Mortal Instruments
The series follows 18-year-old Clary Fray, who finds out on her birthday that she is not who she thinks she is but rather comes from a long line of Shadowhunters - human-angel hybrids who hunt down demons.