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[11/01/13 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 1
Updates include: Vinnie Jones is the first to "Galavant" at ABC; Shane West, Tamzin Merchant join WGN America's "Salem"; and Joshua Sternin, Jennifer Ventimilia book comedies at ABC.

[11/01/13 - 07:01 PM]
Showtime(R) Offers the Premiere of New Documentary Series "Time of Death" on Multiple Platforms
The episode can be screened now on the Showtime website, on YouTube, via select television providers' websites and on Showtime's apps.

[11/01/13 - 06:25 PM]
ABC Gives Full Seasons to "The Goldbergs," "Trophy Wife"; Extends "Super Fun Night"
The former have received back nine orders while Rebel Wilson's newcomer is getting four additional episodes.

[11/01/13 - 05:16 PM]
ABC Pulls the Plug on "Back in the Game"
Co-creator Robb Cullen broke the news this afternoon, adding that all 13 episodes are planned to air.

[11/01/13 - 02:48 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Millers," "Scandal" Top Originals in Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for FX's "Anger Management," WE tv's "Tamar & Vince" and Food Network's "Restaurant Divided."

[11/01/13 - 01:30 PM]
Steven Tyler, Chef Nobu, Tara Lipinski, Carol Alt, Anne V Among Judges Set for the 2013 Miss Universe(R) Competition
As previously announced, Thomas Roberts and Mel B will co-host the competition, airing Saturday, November 9 on NBC.

[11/01/13 - 01:24 PM]
ESPN and the MLS Cup Playoffs 2013 - Two-Time Defending Champion LA Galaxy and Real Salt Lake Series Begins November 3
Play-by-play commentator Adrian Healey, analyst Taylor Twellman and sideline reporter Monica Gonzalez will call the match with Alexi Lalas providing studio commentary from site.

[11/01/13 - 01:13 PM]
FX Productions Closes First-Look TV Deal with Sacha Baron Cohen's Production Company Four by Two and FXX Orders "Ali G: Rezurection"
"Ali G: Rezurection" includes every episode of "Da Ali G Show" with new, original introductions starring Baron Cohen.

[11/01/13 - 12:52 PM]
Week 11 Flex Scheduling: November 17 Chiefs-Broncos Game Moves to NBC's "Sunday Night Football"
Green Bay Packers at New York Giants goes to 4:25 PM ET on FOX while San Diego Chargers at Miami Dolphins moves to 4:05 PM ET on CBS.

[11/01/13 - 12:45 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces the Guest Lineup for the Week of November 4-8, 2013
Jason Statham, Pharrell Williams, Chris Hemsworth, Rob Lowe, Kevin Kline , Jane Lynch, Bruce Dern and Carrie Ann Inaba are all on tap.

[11/01/13 - 12:31 PM]
Christina Aguilera to Perform with Flo Rida and a Great Big World on Live Nov. 4-5 Episodes of "The Voice"
In addition, singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles will perform the single "Brave," from her album "The Blessed Unrest," on the November 12 episode.

[11/01/13 - 12:28 PM]
Lifetime Cancels "The Client List" After Two Seasons
Said decision comes after months of speculation about the future of the Jennifer Love Hewitt-led drama.

[11/01/13 - 12:14 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Delivers Its Top-Rated Halloween Show in 5 Years in Households
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for Thursday, October 31.

[11/01/13 - 12:08 PM]
TNT's Exclusive New York Knicks vs. Chicago Bulls Telecast Averages 2.6 Million Total Viewers
TNT spins the numbers for Thursday, October 31.

[11/01/13 - 11:22 AM]
FOX's "Breaking In" Among Highlights This November on Crackle
The first two seasons, consisting of 20 half-hour episodes, are available now through April 2014.

[11/01/13 - 10:59 AM]
ABC Family Announces Return Date for New Series "Ravenswood"
The "Pretty Little Liars" spin-off will be back Tuesday, January 7, bumping "Twisted's" return to Tuesday, February 11.

[11/01/13 - 10:22 AM]
BAFTA Los Angeles(R) Announces Presenters for the BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards Presented by BBC America on November 9, 2013
Julia Roberts, Sean Penn and Ralph Fiennes are among those scheduled to present.

[11/01/13 - 10:04 AM]
"2 Broke Girls" Is Anything But Vanilla and Out to Prove It by Teaming with Sprinkles Cupcakes in Celebration of National Vanilla Cupcake Day
The original creation will be available at all Sprinkles locations nationwide from November 1-15.

[11/01/13 - 10:04 AM]
"Oprah's Next Chapter" Lineup Features Patti LaBelle, Spike Lee, Reverend Al Sharpton, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds and Magic Johnson
LaBelle's installment kicks off the first of five new episodes this Sunday, November 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/01/13 - 09:11 AM]
Discovery Channel Ventures Into the Perilous World of Kodiak Island, Alaska in New Series "Kodiak"
The four-part series, set to premiere in 2014, will track the struggles of three multi-generational families risking it all to make a living in this in this dangerous environment.

[11/01/13 - 08:55 AM]
"SNL Halloween" Is Currently Reporting NBC's Highest Non-Sports Rating in Its Time Period Since May 16
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 31.

[11/01/13 - 08:47 AM]
Cartoon Network Dishes Out All-New Thanksgiving Originals and Marathons with All the Trimmings this November
Highlights include a half-hour Thanksgiving special from "Regular Show" on Monday, November 25 at 7:30/6:30c.

[11/01/13 - 08:35 AM]
FOX Sports 1 Explores the Bond Between Fallen MIT Police Officer, Sean Collier, and His Brother, Andrew
"Collier Strong," narrated by actor/singer and Boston native Donnie Wahlberg, premieres Sunday, November 3 at 1:00 PM ET.

[11/01/13 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Wins the Opening Night of the November Sweep for the First Time in 6 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 31.

[11/01/13 - 08:29 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos for the First Time This Season
New episodes of "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" power the Alphabet to the front of the pack last night.

[11/01/13 - 08:17 AM]
Nadal, Djokovic Lead ATP's Best in World Tour Finals on ESPN3, ESPN2
Plus: for the first time, ESPN will also present the year-end doubles competition, headlined by American twin brothers Bob and Mike Bryan.

[11/01/13 - 08:17 AM]
Blockbuster Movies Join Delicious Dishes When Allison DeMarcus Hosts "Reel Eats" Premiering November 12 on CMT
Paired with select CMT movies, the bi-weekly show will include a featured recipe prepared by DeMarcus, along with trivia and cooking segments, interviews with country's favorite stars and more!

[11/01/13 - 07:53 AM]
The Band Perry Unveils Their Latest Video for "Don't Let Me Be Lonely" Exclusively on CMT Today as Part of Their Special "VJ for a Day"
The video premiere will be promoted across all of CMT's digital platforms, including CMT.com, CMT Pure, CMT Mobile and to the network's more than 6 million social media fans.

[11/01/13 - 07:49 AM]
History(R) and Rockwell Tools Join Forces for "Rock Your Garage" Campaign Celebrating Hit TV Series "Counting Cars(TM)" On-Air and in Lowe's Stores Nationwide
The centerpiece of the "Rock Your Garage" campaign will be a consumer sweepstakes tied to a primetime marathon airing on Friday, December 6.

[11/01/13 - 07:36 AM]
November Marks the Return of All-Time Comedy Great Bill Cosby for His First All-New Concert Special in 30 Years "Bill Cosby: Far From Finished" Saturday, November 23, at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
Also on tap this month from Comedy Central: original stand-up special "Steve Rannazzisi: Manchild" on Saturday, November 16.

[11/01/13 - 07:30 AM]
CBS's Premiere Week Episodes See Big Viewer Increases with 30-Day Multi-Platform Playback on DVR, VOD and Online
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 23-29.

[11/01/13 - 07:00 AM]
Video: Lightning-Fast Talker Tries to Set a New World Record on truTV's "Guinness World Records Unleashed"
The series returns with new episodes on Thursday, November 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/01/13 - 07:00 AM]
Von Trapp Children Cast for NBC's Telecast of "The Sound of Music Live!"
The young cast includes Ariane Rinehart (Liesl), Michael Nigro (Fredrich), Ella Watts-Gorman (Louisa), Joe West (Kurt), Sophia Caruso (Brigitta), Grace Rundhaug (Marta) and Peyton Ella as young Gretl.

[11/01/13 - 05:46 AM]
BET Networks Presents an Exclusive Special - "The Back Story: 12 Years A Slave" - The Stars Explore the Historic Significance of the Film
The in-depth one-hour special premieres tonight, Friday, November 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/31/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 31
Updates include: Shane Coffey, Matt Passmore to lead USA pilots; Nico Tortorella joins MTV's "Eye Candy"; and "The Real" a go for a nationwide rollout next fall.

[10/31/13 - 02:56 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: World Series Finale Overshadows Competition
Plus: numbers for truTV's "South Beach Tow," TLC's "Hoarding: Buried Alive" and MTV's "Girl Code."

[10/31/13 - 02:37 PM]
Major League Baseball on FOX a Grand Slam in 2013; Fall Classic Rating and Audience +17% from 2012
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 30 plus its post-season coverage to date.

[10/31/13 - 02:00 PM]
Lovers Break More Than Hearts in Investigation Discovery's All-New Series, "I'd Kill for You"
The 10-episode series launches Saturday, November 2 at 9:00/8:00c following the season premiere of "Fatal Vows."

[10/31/13 - 01:27 PM]
Boston Red Sox Star David Ortiz, MVP of the 2013 World Series, to Visit CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Monday, Nov. 4
This will be Ortiz's first talk show appearance since the team's world championship win.

[10/31/13 - 01:01 PM]
"SNL" Heats Up November with Two New Shows
Lady Gaga makes her first appearance as host and third appearance as musical guest on November 16; while Josh Hutcherson makes his hosting debut on November 23.

[10/31/13 - 12:25 PM]
FOX Launches "Fan Friday" Initiative Today, Giving Fans the Opportunity to Be Featured on Air
The social media initiative is timed with the Friday premieres of "Bones" and "Raising Hope" on November 15.

[10/31/13 - 12:05 PM]
ABC News Announces Special Coverage "The 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy"
ABC News will air a special week of programming to mark the 50th anniversary of his assassination on November 22, 1963.

[10/31/13 - 11:31 AM]
Video: TBS Reveals Premiere Date for "Cougar Town" Season Five
The Cul-de-Sac Crew is back with new episodes on Tuesday, January 7.

[10/31/13 - 11:23 AM]
"Getting On," from the Creators of "Big Love," Takes an Offbeat Look at the Dysfunctional Staff of a Beleaguered Hospital; Comedy Series Debuts Nov. 24, Exclusively on HBO
The six-episode series stars Laurie Metcalf, Alex Borstein, Niecy Nash and Mel Rodriguez.

[10/31/13 - 11:17 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Dominate Timeslot Competition for Week of Oct. 21-25
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 21-25.

[10/31/13 - 11:03 AM]
One Direction Celebrates Its New Album with the "One Direction iHeartRadio Album Release Party" on The CW, Monday, December 9
An encore presentation of the special will air on Christmas night, December 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/31/13 - 10:54 AM]
Starz Teams Up with Owen Wilson, Rene Balcer, Fred Berner, and Regina Lee to Develop Hour-Long Scripted Drama Series "WonderWorld"
The series follows two straight-arrow FBI agents as they infiltrate the violent Mob-controlled porn industry of the 1980s.

[10/31/13 - 10:46 AM]
Docu-Series "Fatal Attraction" Returns to TV One Monday, December 2, at 9 PM ET
Plus: look for "Fatal Attraction Reloaded," three enhanced encore episodes from the first season featuring bonus footage and new information beginning Monday, November 11.

[10/31/13 - 10:41 AM]
ABC Family Celebrates Halloween with Tweets and Treats Contest
Winners will receive prizes, such as posters, notebooks, t-shirts, and more from their favorite ABC Family original series.

[10/31/13 - 10:19 AM]
Stars from the Worlds of Entertainment and News Unite to Explore Global Issues of Climate Change in the Sweeping Showtime(R) Docu-Series "Years of Living Dangerously"
Unfolding over six to eight, one-hour episodes, this first-of-its-kind series will premiere in April 2014.







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[10/21/14 - 09:48 AM]
National Geographic Channel Uncorks Television's First Kickstarter-Funded Series, "Chug"
Beginning on Monday, November 24 at 10:30/9:30c, the network is taking viewers on a bar crawl around the world with traveling "drinkaloguer" and rum company owner Zane Lamprey.

[10/21/14 - 09:21 AM]
A&E Network to Air One-Hour Special "Growing Up Gotti: Ten Years Later" on November 10 at 9PM ET/PT
The special will revisit the infamous Long Island family with some of the series' greatest moments, a chance to hear what the Gotti's really thought of their time on television and what they're up to today.

[10/21/14 - 09:16 AM]
"The Last Patrol," Following Four Men Linked by Combat as They Travel the East Coast in Honor of a Fallen Peer, Debuts Nov. 10 on HBO
In conjunction with the film's premiere, Manhattan's Anastasia Photo will present Guillermo Cervera's first solo exhibition in New York, scheduled to run from October 24 to January 4.

[10/21/14 - 09:01 AM]
Winner of Starz Original Filmmaking Experiment "The Chair" to Be Announced During November 8th Season Finale
The feature films created by the two first-time directors documented on the network's first unscripted series will be available for viewing exclusively for subscribers beginning on Saturday, October 25.

[10/21/14 - 09:01 AM]
"The Kennedys" Returns to Reelz - The Multiple Emmy Award(R)-Winning Miniseries Begins Tuesday, November 4
The first two episodes of the eight-part miniseries airing back to back starting at 9:00/8:00c with back-to-back installments each subsequent Tuesday.

[10/21/14 - 09:01 AM]
Nominee Voting Opens Today for "People's Choice Awards 2015"
Fans can vote to ensure their favorites are nominated across 54 categories, including "Favorite Movie," "Favorite TV Show" and "Favorite Breakout Artist," through Thursday, October 30.

[10/21/14 - 08:54 AM]
NBC Finishes #1 Monday Night Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54 and Most Other Key Demos
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, October 20.

[10/21/14 - 08:42 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos for Fifth Consecutive Week
Plus: The CW's "Jane the Virgin" grows by a tenth of a ratings point in its second week.

[10/21/14 - 08:31 AM]
Peyton Manning's Record-Setting Performance on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Watched by Nearly 24 Million Viewers - Best on "SNF" This Season
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 19.

[10/21/14 - 08:06 AM]
Discovery Digital Networks' "DNews" Reaches One Million YouTube Subscriber Milestone
DNews is hosted by Trace Dominguez and Tara Long who are at the center of a winning formula that combines science, smarts and a dose of humor to look at topics that are grabbing headlines or bound to make you scratch your head.

[10/21/14 - 08:02 AM]
Hallmark Channel Names Star Athlete and NFL Legend Boomer Esiason as Commissioner of History's First Feline Football League
Esiason will serve as spokesperson for the FFL, which includes a Scouting Combine, draft, season games and playoffs that lead up to the biggest feline showdown in history, "Kitten Bowl II."

[10/21/14 - 07:46 AM]
CMT Unveils "CMT Artists of the Year": Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban to Be Honored at Fifth Annual Awards
The 90-minute special airs live from Nashville on Tuesday, December 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/21/14 - 07:31 AM]
CBS Television Stations and Weigel Broadcasting Unveil Plans for "Decades," The Ultimate TV Time Capsule, For National Distribution Across Local Stations' Digital Subchannels
As the ultimate TV time machine, "Decades" will differentiate itself from other subchannel programming services by varying the classic series and movies that appear on the network every day.

[10/21/14 - 06:50 AM]
Nickelodeon Teams Up with WWE(R) to Air "WWE Slam City(TM)" on Nicktoons' NickSports TV Block
The 26-episode series is comprised of two-minute shorts featuring WWE Superstars John Cena(R), Randy Orton(R), Sheamus(R), The Miz(TM), Rey Mysterio(R), Kane(R) and Mark Henry(R) in a new animated world.

[10/21/14 - 06:00 AM]
"Schitt's Creek," An Original Scripted Comedy Series Starring Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara, Joins POP's Launch Slate
The series centers on a formerly filthy rich video store magnate Johnny Rose (Eugene Levy), his soap star wife Moira (Catherine O'Hara), and their two kids, who suddenly find themselves broke.