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[11/07/13 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 7
Updates include: Kristen Schaal, Anne Heche and Molly Shannon all land comedy projects; Rob Thomas to adapt "iZombie" comic for The CW; and Ashley Scott joins Lifetime's "Unreal."

[11/07/13 - 09:00 PM]
"The Voice" Narrows Field to the Top 12 Artists as Competition Heats Up
Each of the musician coaches - Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, CeeLo Green and Christina Aguilera - will have three artists on their respective teams.

[11/07/13 - 02:57 PM]
Oxygen Media's "Preachers of L.A." Delivers Season High Among F18-49 Marking 5th Consecutive Week of Growth
Oxygen spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 6.

[11/07/13 - 02:56 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "CMA Awards" Tops Viewers, Demos for ABC
Plus: numbers for Investigation Discovery's "Elder Skelter," Syfy's "Paranormal Witness" and FS1's "UFC Fight Night: Fight for the Troops."

[11/07/13 - 01:22 PM]
CBS's "Grammy(R) Gig of a Lifetime" Contest Returns for 2014 with Top Musical Talent Signing on as Judges
This year's contest will tap top musical talent from different genres - Fall Out Boy, Austin Mahone, and Emeli Sandé - to help select the finalists before the public votes on their choice for the winning band.

[11/07/13 - 12:18 PM]
NBA TV's Opening Week Viewership Up 8%
NBA TV spins the numbers for its regular season coverage to date.

[11/07/13 - 12:00 PM]
Kids Biingo, Lindsay & Sunny Return to "The Biggest Loser" & Help White House Nutrition Expert Sam Kass Judge Fun Cooking Contest Nov. 12
The task for the red, white and blue teams will be making a creative, tasty and nutritious dish that appeals to the whole family.

[11/07/13 - 11:43 AM]
Chef Curtis Stone Is Officially Named Regular Guest Co-Host of ABC's "The Chew"
Stone will serve as "The Chew's" go-to chef sitting alongside Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz.

[11/07/13 - 11:14 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Outperform ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of Oct. 28-Nov. 1
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 28-November 1.

[11/07/13 - 11:11 AM]
New Records Set for World's Largest Marshmallow Mosaic, Most Hardboiled Eggs Caught by Mouth and Fastest 20-Meter Butt Scoot at truTV's "Guinness World Records(R) Unleashed" Arena in Times Square
The arena was open from 2-9 p.m. yesterday to build anticipation for new episodes of the series, which returns tonight at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/07/13 - 11:04 AM]
Syfy's "Haven" Welcomes Danny Masterson and Kris Lemche as Guest Stars Friday, November 22 at 10PM
In the cross-over episode, titled "A Shot in the Dark," the show's season-long social media storyline makes the jump to the small screen.

[11/07/13 - 10:55 AM]
"Futurescape with James Woods" Reveals the Advances That Will Redefine Humanity This November on Science Channel
The six-episode series launches Tuesday, November 19 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[11/07/13 - 10:41 AM]
NBC Brings the Holiday Cheer with a Special Episode of "Hollywood Game Night"
The installment, airing Monday, December 2 at 10:00/9:00c, features Ray Romano, Cheryl Hines, Gavin DeGraw, Rachel Bilson, Andy Roddick and Brooklyn Decker.

[11/07/13 - 10:00 AM]
NBC News Marks the 50th Anniversary of JFK's Assassination with an Extensive Week of Programming
Highlights include the two-hour documentary, "Where Were You: The Day JFK Died," on Friday, November 22 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/07/13 - 09:15 AM]
Experienced Core of Commentators Return to ESPN's Women's College Basketball Coverage
Rebecca Lobo will join the studio team, working with returning anchor Kevin Negandhi and analyst Kara Lawson.

[11/07/13 - 09:15 AM]
"Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Season Finale Airs Sunday, November 10 at 9:00PM ET/PT on E!
Drama, comedy and glamour collide when a monumental celebration, a crucial conversation and a piglet share the screen for the culmination of the series' eighth season.

[11/07/13 - 09:02 AM]
State Farm Champions Classic Men's Hoops Doubleheader to Continue
The State Farm Champions Classic - a neutral site doubleheader featuring Duke, Kansas, Kentucky and Michigan State - has been renewed for three years by ESPN.

[11/07/13 - 08:50 AM]
CBS Sports Network to Premiere Documentary About 1963 Army-Navy Game, Played 15 Days After Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
"Marching On: 1963 Army-Navy Remembered," narrated by Josh Charles, premieres Thursday, November 14 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/07/13 - 08:46 AM]
NBA on ESPN: First Wednesday Doubleheader Rating Up 55 Percent from Last Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 6.

[11/07/13 - 08:39 AM]
"Revolution" Scores a Three-Week High in Total Viewers with Its Biggest Overall Audience Since Oct. 16
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 6.

[11/07/13 - 08:24 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CMA Awards Overshadow the Competition
Plus: The CW's "Arrow" posts huge week-to-week gains among adults 18-49.

[11/07/13 - 08:21 AM]
ABC's CMA Awards Surges to Its Biggest Audience in 4 Years - 2nd Most-Watched in 8 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 6.

[11/07/13 - 07:42 AM]
"Whale Wars" Returns to Animal Planet in a Two-Hour Television Event Chronicling the Sea Shepherds' Toughest Campaign Yet
The special - airing Friday, December 13 - will chronicle the Sea Shepherds' 2012 "Zero Tolerance" mission that is in peril even before it gets started.

[11/07/13 - 07:31 AM]
Travis Pastrana and the "Nitro Circus Live" Crew Return to MTV2 for Season Three Tuesday, November 26 at 11PM ET/PT
"Nitro Circus Live" showcases over 40 of the world's best action sports athletes performing daring and often record-breaking tricks.

[11/07/13 - 07:02 AM]
Legendary Magicians Penn and Teller Guest Star on Syfy's New Reality Series "Naked Vegas" Tuesday, November 12 at 10PM
Penn and Teller task Naked Vegas with their most complicated body paint yet.

[11/07/13 - 06:45 AM]
CMT to Launch Video Viewing App Including TV Everywhere On-Demand Viewing
As an introduction to the app, CMT will pre-release the first episode of the new season of its hit series "Sweet Home Alabama" exclusively in the app.

[11/07/13 - 06:27 AM]
Disney's Marvel and Netflix Join Forces to Develop Historic Four Series Epic plus a Miniseries Event Based on Renowned Marvel Characters
Led by a series focused on "Daredevil," followed by "Jessica Jones," "Iron Fist" and "Luke Cage," the epic will unfold over multiple years of original programming.

[11/06/13 - 11:47 PM]
"The X Factor" Top 13 Acts Get Another Chance for America's Vote
As a result of a graphics error during the performance recap at the end of tonight's East Coast broadcast, the Top 13 acts will perform their "Save Me" songs for America's re-vote.

[11/06/13 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 6
Updates include: FOX gives pilot order to "Fatrick"; Steve Carell to write and direct "Tribeca" at TBS; and Zendaya to lead Disney Channel's "Super Awesome Katy."

[11/06/13 - 06:49 PM]
ABC to Fill Remaining Tuesdays with "Primetime: What Would You Do?"
Look for a new season to roll out on Tuesday, December 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/06/13 - 03:27 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Voice," "NCIS" Top Demos, Viewers
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Shahs of Sunset," truTV's "Storage Hunters" and Discovery's "Porter Ridge."

[11/06/13 - 01:54 PM]
2.1 Million Viewers Watched "JFK: The Smoking Gun" on Premiere Night
ReelzChannel spins the numbers for Sunday, November 3.

[11/06/13 - 12:42 PM]
El Rey Network Begins Production in Austin on Adaptation of Robert Rodriguez Cult-Classic Film "From Dusk Till Dawn"
Based on his cult classic film of the same name, the supernatural crime saga, hour-long series began filming in Austin this week with Rodriguez set to direct the first two installments.

[11/06/13 - 12:38 PM]
"NBA Inside Stuff" presented by Samsung Galaxy Features Indiana Pacers Paul George and Chicago Bulls Joakim Noah, Saturday, Nov. 9, at Noon ET on NBA TV
This week, Indiana's Paul George - 2013 NBA Most Improved Player - goes fishing with NBA TV analyst Dennis Scott.

[11/06/13 - 11:36 AM]
Dateline's "Miracle on the Sunset Dive" to Air Friday, November 8 at 8PM/7C
The full-hour special report looks at the mid-air plane collision that took place 12,000 feet above Wisconsin.

[11/06/13 - 11:25 AM]
ESPN's Stephanie Druley to Head Up Production for SEC Network
The 23-year ESPN veteran will oversee all content production for the Southeastern Conference's new national 24-hour network.

[11/06/13 - 10:56 AM]
"NCIS" Sweeps Time Period in Viewers (Nearly 19 Million), Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 5.

[11/06/13 - 10:52 AM]
"CMT Crossroads: Fall Out Boy and The Band Perry" to Premiere at a New Time on Friday, November 29 at 11 P.M., ET/PT
Filmed in Nashville, the special features the groups collaborating for the first time together, swapping stories and sharing lyrics from their hit songs.

[11/06/13 - 10:37 AM]
FX Orders Fourth Installment of Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Award Winning "American Horror Story" Franchise
Nine all-new episodes remain in the third cycle, "Coven," with the finale scheduled to air on January 29.

[11/06/13 - 10:06 AM]
Bear Grylls Is Back on Discovery Channel in "Bear Grylls: Escape from Hell"
The six-part series will kick off with a special premiere on Monday, November 11 before moving to its regular time slot of Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c starting November 13.

[11/06/13 - 09:17 AM]
Popstar Selena Gomez to Perform on "The X Factor" Results Show Thursday, November 7, on FOX
She will perform her hit single, "Slow Down," from her No. 1 album, "Stars Dance."

[11/06/13 - 09:06 AM]
Cartoon Network's "Steven Universe" Premieres as Its Most-Watched Series of 2013
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Monday, November 4.

[11/06/13 - 09:03 AM]
College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon: More Than 29 Hours of Basketball Monday thru Tuesday
The schedule includes 16 men's matchups and two women's games across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU, ending with the third installment of the State Farm Champions Classic.

[11/06/13 - 09:02 AM]
"Ja'mie: Private School Girl," New Comedy Series from Chris Lilley, Creator and Star of "Summer Heights High," Debuts Nov. 24 on HBO
The six-episode series features Lilley reprising said role from "Summer Heights High."

[11/06/13 - 08:55 AM]
Daring Gold Miners in Nome, Alaska, Set Sights on Treasures Far Beneath Solid Ice on Discovery's Hit Series "Bering Sea Gold: Under the Ice"
Look for the new season to roll out this Friday, November 8 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[11/06/13 - 08:48 AM]
NBC Is #1 in 18-49 on Each of the First Seven Tuesdays of the Season for the First Time in People Meter History
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 5.

[11/06/13 - 08:47 AM]
Animal Planet Gets "Too Cute!" with Special Episode of "Animal Best Friends"
The two 30-minute specials of undeniably adorable footage will air next Saturday, November 16 starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/06/13 - 08:39 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Continues Demo Streak with Expanded "Voice"
Plus: the Peacock's "The Biggest Loser" and FOX's "New Girl" post double-digit gains from their last originals.

[11/06/13 - 08:29 AM]
Multi-Platinum Rock Band Fall Out Boy and Teen Pop Star Austin Mahone to Perform Live at Fifth Annual "TeenNick HALO Awards," Sunday, Nov. 17, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
Both artists will be joined by Dax Shepard, Darren Criss and Chloe Bennet who are confirmed to present.

[11/06/13 - 08:28 AM]
ABC's "SHIELD" Is Up in Men 18-34 to a 5-Week High - Tuesday's #1 TV Show with Key Men
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 5.







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[07/28/14 - 02:27 PM]
HGTV to Begin Production on "Mark & Derek's Excellent Flip" Featuring Derek Hough and Mark Ballas
Instead of dancing a perfect paso doble, champion dancers Derek Hough and Mark Ballas will be kicking up dust on their latest project - a home renovation series on HGTV.

[07/28/14 - 02:05 PM]
ESPN's Multiplatform Coverage of Little League Baseball and Softball Divisional Championships Begins July 30
The championship games will lead into ESPN's multiplatform coverage of the Little League World Series presented by Kellogg's Frosted Flakes from Williamsport, Pa, beginning Thursday, August 14.

[07/28/14 - 01:33 PM]
"Criminal Minds" and "Extant" to Swap Time Periods Starting This Wednesday, July 30
"Criminal Minds" will return to its regular 9:00/8:00c slot followed by new drama "Extant" at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 01:08 PM]
Don't Miss the Season Two Premiere of "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" on Sunday, August 3 at 10PM ET/PT Only on E!
Plus: don't miss an all-new episode of the hit series "Botched" airing Sunday, August 10 at its new time of 10:30/9:30c.

[07/28/14 - 01:06 PM]
NBC Sports Group's 5 Match Soccer Slate This Week Kicks Off with Manchester United v. FC Internazionale Tomorrow at 7 PM ET on NBCSN
NBC Sports Group's lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White will be on site to call both matches.

[07/28/14 - 12:20 PM]
Video: "Atlanta Exes" + Super Trailer + Monday, August 18th on VH1
Watch a sneak preview of the new series, featuring the once significant others of an elite list of A-list men, which has no shortage of fabulousness, ambition, love, and drama.

[07/28/14 - 11:46 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces Digital Content Partnership with Redd's Apple Ale for the Launch of the Original Weekly Improv Series "CC: Social Scene"
Socially inspired by Comedy Central's CC:Studios, the six-episode improv series is hosted by comedian Paul Scheer and directed by Rich Talarico.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Got Talent! August Slate Sizzles with the Return of ID's Most Beloved Stars: Paula Zahn, Susan Lucci, Joe Kenda, And Candice DeLong
First, tour the mind of infamous accused-ax-murderer Lizzie Borden in the season premiere of "Deadly Women" with Candice DeLong on Friday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c, followed by the landmark 100th episode at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
CBS Summer Dramas Score Big Live+7-Day Playback Lift for the Week of July 7
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/28/14 - 11:27 AM]
Michelle Beisner Joins ESPN as NFL Features Reporter
Since 2006, Beisner has worked as a studio host and field reporter for NFL Network.

[07/28/14 - 11:15 AM]
Special Guest Jay Leno Mentors the Comics as the Final Five Move One Step Closer to Being the "Last Comic Standing" on Tues, July 31 (10-11 P.M. ET)
Only five comics remain in the competition, and the stakes have never been higher as they move one step closer to winning the coveted title of "Last Comic Standing."

[07/28/14 - 09:51 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "David Bowie: Five Years" - Documentary Special Premieres Friday, August 1st at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
The film is the definitive portrait of one of rock's most influential stars.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
"Gypsy Sisters" Focus on Family in New Season on TLC
The series returns with a special two-hour season premiere on Thursday, August 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
El Rey Network And Celestial Pictures Boost Multi-Year Partnership To Bring Viewers The Best In Classic Martial Arts
The new deal will provide the network with access to 255 iconic martial arts titles from the Shaw Brothers vault - the world's leading martial arts collection, many on an exclusive basis.

[07/28/14 - 08:57 AM]
Season Two of "Shark Hunters" Premieres Wednesday, July 30, at 9 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The 60-minute outdoor fishing show features three long-standing East Coast shark tournaments and five captains pitted against each other to catch the heaviest shark.