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[10/15/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 15
Updates include: NBC rescinds series order for "Mission Control"; ABC asks for additional scripts from freshman trio; and Archie Panjabi to depart "The Good Wife" for potential pilot at 20th Century Fox Television.

[10/15/14 - 02:51 PM]
Neil Patrick Harris to Host the 2015 Oscars(R)
The show will air live on ABC on Oscar(R) Sunday, February 22, 2015.

[10/15/14 - 02:37 PM]
NLCS Game 3 Keeps Momentum Going for FOX Sports 1, America's Fastest Growing Network
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 14.

[10/15/14 - 01:34 PM]
"Chrisley Knows Best" Season Two Opens Big for USA Network with Series High Ratings in Adults 18-49, 25-54 and Total Viewers P2+
USA spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 14.

[10/15/14 - 12:52 PM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Airs December 1 on the ABC Television Network
The special is a celebration of the season featuring some of the top stars in music performing holiday songs and getting into the Christmas spirit.

[10/15/14 - 11:50 AM]
ESPN Announces 2014-15 Women's College Basketball Schedule
The schedule boasts 22 programs on the espnW 2014-15 preseason top 25 poll - created by bracketologist Charlie Creme at the conclusion of the 2014 Final Four - which includes 20 of the top 25 teams on the schedule.

[10/15/14 - 11:46 AM]
"Friends: The Complete Series" Coming to Netflix in the US and Canada on January 1
This marks the first time the iconic series will be available on a streaming subscription service.

[10/15/14 - 11:38 AM]
"K.Michelle: My Life" Featuring "Love & Hip Hop" Star K.Michelle Premieres Monday, November 3 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on VH1
After a hit #1 album and tour, "Rebellious Soul," K.Michelle has moved into a new phase of her life and nothing's going to stop her now!

[10/15/14 - 11:38 AM]
Announcing the Six Families Competing in "The Great Halloween Fright Fight," A One-Hour Special Premiering October 28 on ABC
For the Halloween special, the families were chosen through an extensive nationwide search, based on their previous elaborate Halloween displays, incredible set decorations and over-the-top designs.

[10/15/14 - 11:17 AM]
Week Two of "The Flash" Speeds to #1 in Its Time Period in Men 18-34 and #2 in Adults 18-34
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 14.

[10/15/14 - 10:59 AM]
FOX Sports 1 Is America's Fastest Growing Network
FOX Sports spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/15/14 - 09:10 AM]
Robin Thede Tapped as Head Writer of "The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore"
Most recently, Thede was Head Writer on "The Queen Latifah Show" and wrote for Chris Rock for the 2014 BET Awards.

[10/15/14 - 09:01 AM]
Premiere of "Marry Me" Ranks as the #1 Telecast of Any Tuesday Comedy on a Big 4 Network in 18-49 and Total Viewers Since March 4
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 14.

[10/15/14 - 08:36 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Lead Adults 18-49 Race
Plus: "The Flash" powers The CW to a third place finish - ahead of ABC and FOX - for the second week in a row.

[10/15/14 - 08:27 AM]
"S.H.I.E.L.D." Gains Viewers Week to Week and Wins Its Slot with Key Men
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 14.

[10/15/14 - 08:11 AM]
NFL on FOX Posts 19-Year High
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, October 12.

[10/15/14 - 07:54 AM]
HBO Chairman and CEO Richard Plepler Announces HBO to Offer a Stand-Alone HBO Streaming Service in 2015
"That is a large and growing opportunity that should no longer be left untapped. It is time to remove all barriers to those who want HBO," said the executive.

[10/15/14 - 07:32 AM]
Syfy Acquires New Original Series "Dark Matter" from the Producers of "Lost Girl" and the Writers of "Stargate"
The 13 one-hour episodes will be based on the graphic novel by Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie, published by Dark Horse Comics, and will air on Syfy in 2015.

[10/15/14 - 06:42 AM]
William Hurt, Katherine Parkinson, Tom Goodman-Hill, Colin Morgan, Rebecca Front, Neil Maskell & Gemma Chan Lead the Cast of "Humans"
The project is set in a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a "Synth" - a highly-developed robotic servant eerily similar to its live counterpart.

[10/15/14 - 06:02 AM]
Oprah.com Expands Digital Content Through Unique Partnership with Online News Innovator theSkimm
Beginning today, users will have access to exclusive video content via Oprah.com and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's dedicated YouTube channel.

[10/15/14 - 05:33 AM]
Late-Night Legend Jay Leno Drives to CNBC Primetime
Tentatively titled "Jay Leno's Garage," based on his Emmy Award-winning web series, the program will premiere in 2015.

[10/14/14 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 14
Updates include: "The Illusionist," "In Good Company" latest film titles eyed for TV; Oliver Goldstick looking to import "The Town" for The CW; and Robbie Rogers-inspired "Men in Shorts" in the works at ABC.

[10/14/14 - 03:13 PM]
"SNL" Continues Its 40th Season with an All Star Line-Up
Look for Jim Carrey and Iggy Azalea on October 25 followed by Chris Rock and Prince on November 1.

[10/14/14 - 03:04 PM]
Series Premiere Makes "Star Wars Rebels" Disney XD's #1 Animated Series Ever with Over 1 Million Total Viewers
Disney XD spins the numbers for Monday, October 13.

[10/14/14 - 02:49 PM]
Taylor Swift Performs Two Epic Concerts: A Late-Night Performance on Hollywood Boulevard for "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Followed by a Blockbuster Concert in the Heart of New York City on "Good Morning America"
On Thursday, October 23, Swift will close down Hollywood Boulevard for an exclusive concert before thousands of fans on "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

[10/14/14 - 02:38 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 13.

[10/14/14 - 01:55 PM]
Ovation's Hit Original Series "Song by Song" Continues with the Premiere of "Song by Song: Blondie" Tuesday, November 11
The documentary music series will focus on the iconic band, currently celebrating its 40th Anniversary.

[10/14/14 - 01:10 PM]
Horror Icon Robert Englund (Nightmare on Elm Street) Will Guest Star on Syfy's Comedic Docuseries "Town of the Living Dead" November 11 and November 18
When the Thr33 Days Dead team discover the horror legend will be nearby in Birmingham, Alabama for a press appearance, the team sets out to recruit him to inspire their dispirited director, John Ware.

[10/14/14 - 01:05 PM]
ABC Airs 5 of the Week's Top 10 Broadcast Entertainment Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 6-12.

[10/14/14 - 01:01 PM]
CMT's Hit Bio-Series "Inside Fame" Returns to Feature Four-Time Grammy Nominee Hunter Hayes Saturday, November 1 at 8 P.M., ET/PT
CMT chronicles the life of the musical prodigy turned country superstar in the one-hour special.

[10/14/14 - 12:47 PM]
Halloween Comes Early to TV One with Original Horror Film, "The Fright Night Files," on Saturday, October 18 at 8:00 PM/ET
The horror trilogy marks the first-ever horror themed scripted film production for TV One.

[10/14/14 - 12:13 PM]
Production Has Begun on "Other Space," A New Half-Hour Comedy Series Slated for Release on Yahoo Spring 2015
Paul Feig is behind the project, a journey in unknown space set in the early 22nd century, when the human race has mapped most of the known universe, failed to find alien life, and frankly gotten a little tired of the whole thing.

[10/14/14 - 11:54 AM]
Turner Broadcasting Portfolio Lands Four of Basic Cable's Top 10 Networks for the Week Among Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of October 6-12.

[10/14/14 - 11:33 AM]
Nickelodeon's "Haunted Thundermans" Special Is Week's Top Entertainment Telecast with Kids
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of October 6-12.

[10/14/14 - 10:57 AM]
E!'s Giuliana Rancic Interviews GMA's Amy Robach and Television Host Samantha Harris in "Beyond Candid with Giuliana: Hope, Strength & Courage"
In addition to Amy and Samantha's captivating stories, Giuliana takes viewers along as her own non-profit organization, "Fab-U-Wish," grants the "fabulous" wish of breast cancer survivor and single mother of 3, Nancy Bauer.

[10/14/14 - 10:25 AM]
Nick Cannon Joins "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" on FOX
He will be featured as a recurring guest as Captain Holt's (Andre Braugher) nephew, Marcus.

[10/14/14 - 10:14 AM]
The Series Premiere of "Jane the Virgin" Blesses The CW with Its Best Monday in Nearly Three Years
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, October 13.

[10/14/14 - 10:14 AM]
CBS Scores Double-Digit Growth in Viewers and Demos vs. Same Week Last Year
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 6-12.

[10/14/14 - 09:18 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Nearly Ties "Dr. Phil" as the Week's No. 1 Syndie Talker in Homes and Women 25-54
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 3.

[10/14/14 - 08:48 AM]
"The Voice" Delivers Its Four Highest Monday 18-49 Ratings Since March 17 Through Its First Four Weeks This Fall
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, October 13.

[10/14/14 - 08:36 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "The Blacklist" Keep NBC on Top
Plus: The CW gets a year-to-year boost from its new Monday lineup of "The Originals" and "Jane the Virgin."

[10/14/14 - 08:31 AM]
ABC Finishes a Strong Second on Monday Night in Total Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 13.

[10/14/14 - 08:16 AM]
WGN America Renews "Manhattan" for Second Season
The second season of "Manhattan" will begin production next spring for a 2015 debut.

[10/14/14 - 07:36 AM]
Bravo Media's "Vanderpump Rules" Returns with Even More Rumors, Romance and Rendezvous Premiering Season Three Monday, November 3 at 9PM
Ariana Madix and Tom Schwartz join returning cast members Jax Taylor, Katie Maloney, Kristen Doute, Scheana Marie, Tom Sandoval and Stassi Schroeder.

[10/14/14 - 07:28 AM]
CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network Announce 2014-15 College Basketball Schedule, Featuring 252 Games and Top Teams from 18 Conferences
CBS Sports enters its 34th consecutive season of college basketball coverage, beginning Saturday, Dec. 6 (12:30 PM, ET) with an intrastate rivalry between 2014 Final Four participant Wisconsin vs. Marquette.

[10/14/14 - 07:06 AM]
HBO(R) to Present "Foo Fighters Sonic Highways: Live from the Cubby Bear" on Facebook
A live stream of the Foo Fighters premiere party concert will be made available to fans in the U.S. on the HBO Facebook page.

[10/14/14 - 07:00 AM]
Coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera and Pharrell Williams Return to "The Voice"
The eighth cycle will begin in early 2015.

[10/14/14 - 06:52 AM]
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo (D-NY) to Present the Top Ten List on CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" Tonight
Gov. Cuomo, the 56th governor of New York, has led the "Empire State" since his election in 2010 and is running for gubernatorial reelection in November.

[10/14/14 - 06:03 AM]
Turner Rebrands Boomerang Globally - The Network for Kids and Families Will Begin Its Rollout Fall 2014
Boomerang is being re-launched as a global all-animation, youth-targeted network, repositioned with a line-up of timeless and contemporary cartoons programmed for family co-viewing.

[10/13/14 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 13
Updates include: Evan Handler, Wilson Bethel join ABC's "Astronaut Wives Club"; Monica Potter to star in comedy pilot for NBC; and "Monster-in-Law" adaptation in the works at FOX.







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[10/22/18 - 02:23 PM]
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[10/22/18 - 01:40 PM]
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[10/22/18 - 01:32 PM]
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[10/22/18 - 01:05 PM]
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[10/22/18 - 12:43 PM]
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[10/22/18 - 10:24 AM]
National Geographic Documentary Films Announces New Four-Part Series "Inside North Korea's Dynasty"
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[10/22/18 - 09:02 AM]
"Heathers" - The Five Night Binge-a-thon Begins on Thursday, October 25th at 10 PM ET/PT
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[10/22/18 - 08:31 AM]
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[10/22/18 - 08:21 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Sunday, Another NFL Win for NBC
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[10/22/18 - 08:16 AM]
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[10/22/18 - 07:34 AM]
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[10/22/18 - 07:21 AM]
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[10/22/18 - 07:09 AM]
Video: Second Official Trailer - Amazon Prime Video's "Homecoming" Starring Julia Roberts
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[10/22/18 - 07:03 AM]
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