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[10/07/14 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 7
Updates include: ABC developing feature "Uncle Buck" as TV series; DirecTV near series order for drama "Ice"; and "The Mysteries of Laura," "Constantine" get orders for three additional scripts from NBC.

[10/07/14 - 03:19 PM]
"Every Secret Thing" Starring Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks and Dakota Fanning in Distribution and Premium Pay TV Deal with Starz
Pick up includes all distribution rights for the U.S and will include a theatrical release and a pay TV premiere on Starz.

[10/07/14 - 02:25 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks in Viewers and All Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 6.

[10/07/14 - 01:41 PM]
NBCUniversal to Expand Thriving Live Stage Business
Universal Stage Productions (USP), which will continue to be led by Universal Pictures President Jimmy Horowitz, will expand its focus to include all of NBCUniversal properties.

[10/07/14 - 01:30 PM]
CBS Scores Second Straight Weekly Win to Begin the Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/07/14 - 01:17 PM]
3-1 Cardinals' Win Over Dodgers in NLDS Game 3 Powers FOX Sports 1 to Best Monday Night Ever
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Monday, October 6.

[10/07/14 - 12:59 PM]
USA Network Orders Four Additional Episodes of Highly Anticipated Event Series "Dig"
Additionally, the network announced that the thriller will premiere on Thursday, March 5.

[10/07/14 - 12:54 PM]
National Geographic Channel Invites You on the Journey of a Lifetime
On Sunday, October 26, National Geographic Channel takes viewers to the ends of the Earth and back with a Day of Expedition Marathon beginning at 12 p.m. ET.

[10/07/14 - 12:47 PM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, October 5.

[10/07/14 - 12:43 PM]
"48 Hours: Mommy Dearest" Is Saturday's #1 Program in Viewers for the Second Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, October 4.

[10/07/14 - 12:39 PM]
FOX Has 4 of the Top 20 Programs Among Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/07/14 - 12:33 PM]
Esquire Network Orders Third Seasons of Original Series "Knife Fight" and "Brew Dogs"
"In our first year, Esquire Network has rolled out a strong slate of original series, and the audience has responded enthusiastically," said Matt Hanna.

[10/07/14 - 12:29 PM]
TBS and Adult Swim Rank as Basic Cable's Top 2 Entertainment Networks in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/07/14 - 12:13 PM]
GSN's Emmy-Nominated Hit Series "The Chase" Returns November 11 with First-Ever Celebrity Episode
The second part of "The Chase's" third season kicks off with a special celebrity edition, featuring actors Dean Cain, Seamus Dever and Boris Kodjoe.

[10/07/14 - 12:02 PM]
POP Announces Initial Line-Up of Original Programming for Early 2015 Launch
In addition, "Unusually Thicke," a reality sitcom starring Alan Thicke, his family and famous friends which premiered in April 2014, has been picked up for a second season.

[10/07/14 - 11:50 AM]
TNT Gets "Grimm" - Drama Network Picks Up Exclusive Cable Rights to Hit Series in Deal with NBCUniversal Television & New Media Distribution
TNT plans to begin airing episodes from the first three seasons of Grimm in early 2015, with season four episodes available to join the lineup in fall 2015.

[10/07/14 - 11:47 AM]
Man-Oh-Manzo! Bravo Media's "Manzo'd with Children" Back-to-Back Premiere Episodes Averaged Over 1.6 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, October 5.

[10/07/14 - 11:34 AM]
A&E Network Forms New Partnership with the Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association to Televise "The Critics' Choice Movie Awards" and "The Critics' Choice Television Awards"
"The 20th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards" is slated to air on A&E live from the Hollywood Palladium on January 15, 2015, officially kicking off the film award season.

[10/07/14 - 11:16 AM]
NBC Wins the Week of Sept. 29-Oct. 5 in 18-49, As "Sunday Night Football" and "Voice" Account for Three of the Week's Top Five on the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/07/14 - 11:03 AM]
Former College Basketball Head Coaches Stan Heath & Craig Robinson Join ESPN
They will call game telecasts on ESPNU, in addition to providing insight and analysis on the 24-hour college sports network's studio programming.

[10/07/14 - 10:47 AM]
ABC Leads Its 2nd Straight Week in Nielsen's Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Averages
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/07/14 - 10:14 AM]
"Millionaire" Is the Only Syndicated Game Show Up Week to Week in Homes
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 22-26.

[10/07/14 - 10:11 AM]
FX Orders Companion to Hit Anthology Miniseries American Horror Story "American Crime Story"
The first installment, "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson," is based on the book "The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson" by Jeffrey Toobin.

[10/07/14 - 10:08 AM]
David Cross Comedy "The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret" Returns to IFC for a Third Season
After a three-year hiatus, the show will return to IFC in 2015 with six all-new, half-hour episodes picking up where the second season left off when Todd detonates a battery of nuclear bombs that incinerate the planet.

[10/07/14 - 09:51 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the #2 Syndie Talker, Beating "Ellen" for the 2nd Straight Week
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 22-26.

[10/07/14 - 09:48 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Tops Monday in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 6.

[10/07/14 - 09:31 AM]
History's Hit Game Show "Pawnography" Returns Thursday, November 6 at 10 PM ET/PT
Hosted by comedian Christopher Titus, two contestants take on Corey Harrison and Austin "Chumlee" Russell in the first round, answering questions worth $100 each.

[10/07/14 - 09:01 AM]
"Downton Abbey" Cast Members Guest Star in an Episode of Disney Junior's "Doc McStuffins," Premiering Sunday, November 2 on Disney Channel
In the extended-length episode, Doc and the toys magically travel back to 19th century England where they meet a young Florence Nightingale (Joanne Froggatt) and help her realize her dream of becoming a nurse.

[10/07/14 - 08:49 AM]
"The Voice" Has Delivers the Show's Three Highest Monday 18-49 Ratings Since March 24
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, October 6.

[10/07/14 - 08:39 AM]
Travel Channel Greenlights Additional Original Series, Specials and Pilots to Further Expand 2015 Programming Slate
"Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations," "Breaking Borders," "Guiding Alaska" and "Watt's World" are among the newcomers.

[10/07/14 - 08:29 AM]
"Dancing with the Stars" Posts Week-to-Weeks Gains across All Key Women Demos
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 6.

[10/07/14 - 08:29 AM]
Live + 3: Week 2 of ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" Earns Bigger Playback Lifts Than Its Debut
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, October 2.

[10/07/14 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "The Voice," "The Blacklist"
"The Big Bang Theory" on CBS however is the top program of the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/07/14 - 08:00 AM]
Days Before the Season Five Premiere, AMC Renews "The Walking Dead" for a Sixth Season
The season five premiere is this Sunday, October 12, at 9 p.m. ET/PT, followed by the live season premiere of "Talking Dead" at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

[10/07/14 - 06:37 AM]
Complete 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup CONCACAF Qualifying Tournament Televised for 1st Time Ever
The top three teams in the CONCACAF Women's Championship qualify directly for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.

[10/07/14 - 06:03 AM]
"The Voice" Completes Blind Auditions as Coaches Ready Their 48 Artists for Battle Rounds
During the Battle Rounds, each coach will pit two of their own team members against one another and will perform the same song together in front of a studio audience.

[10/06/14 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 6
Updates include: NBC eyes TV series based on "Say Anything..."; Sarah Wayne Callies to star in USA's "Colony"; and Barry Levinson to helm Jennifer Lopez in NBC's "Shades of Blue."

[10/06/14 - 06:20 PM]
Series Finale: After Celebrating Four Successful Seasons of "The Game" on BET, Production Is Underway On the Show's Final 2 Seasons
In January 2011 the cult following of "The Game" proved that the show was a fan favorite with 7.7 million viewers for its premiere debut on BET.

[10/06/14 - 02:17 PM]
"Star Wars Rebels" Occupies Global Kids' Viewing Universe, Delivers 6.5-Million Viewers In Its Premieres on Disney Channel and Disney XD Around the World
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, October 3.

[10/06/14 - 02:01 PM]
Disney Legend Dick Van Dyke Guest Stars as Goofy's Grandpappy in a Music-Filled "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse," Premiering Friday, October 10 on Disney Channel
The episode, titled "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey's Pirate Adventure," features six new original songs performed by Van Dyke's character alongside Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Donald, Daisy and Pluto.

[10/06/14 - 01:06 PM]
OWN Broadens Its Online Learning Offerings with All-New E-Course Taught by Rob Bell Exclusively on Oprah.com
The course, entitled "Rob Bell: Practical Guide to Finding Joy and Meaning in Everyday Life," is available exclusively on Oprah.com and now open for pre-registration.

[10/06/14 - 12:47 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Alaska: The Last Frontier" Delivers Highest Season Premiere to Date on Oct. 5
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, October 5.

[10/06/14 - 12:36 PM]
Syfy's "Ghost Hunters" Celebrates 10th Anniversary and the Return of Grant Wilson for Milestone 200th Episode
The landmark 200th episode will air Wednesday, October 22 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/06/14 - 12:34 PM]
Terrifying Monsters Run Amok During Animal Planet's Inaugural "Beastly Nights" Programming Event
Highlights include the all-new specials "Monsters Behind the Iron Curtain" and "The Hunt for Hogzilla."

[10/06/14 - 12:06 PM]
Bravo Media Follows Six Europeans Chasing the American Dream in the New Docu-Series "Euros of Hollywood" Premiering November 3 at 10PM ET/PT
From a pop diva known as the "Madonna of Albania" to a Prada-wearing Italian Renaissance man whose goal is to win an Oscar, these ambitious and unfiltered men and women will stop at nothing to rise to the top.

[10/06/14 - 11:17 AM]
Competitors Face the Heat in New Food Network Series "Kitchen Inferno"
Curtis Stone hosts the series, which launches Wednesday, November 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/06/14 - 11:04 AM]
"Atlantis" Season Two Will Premiere on BBC America the Same Day as Its UK Broadcast
The series returns Saturday, November 15 at 9:00/8:00c as part of the network's Supernatural Saturday block.

[10/06/14 - 11:02 AM]
Starz to Develop "The Disappearance" from Amblin Television and Nick Antosca
"The Disappearance" is the story of Alice Grimson who is overjoyed when her teenage son Josh shows up seven years after being kidnapped.

[10/06/14 - 10:13 AM]
National Geographic Channel Announces Cast of Upcoming Global Television Event "Killing Jesus"
Haaz Sleiman will play the title role with Stephen Moyer as Pontius Pilate and Kelsey Grammer as King Herod.

[10/06/14 - 09:38 AM]
Drama Combo of "Madam Secretary" and "The Good Wife" Both Post Week-to-Week Demo Growth
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, October 5.







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