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[10/02/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 2
Updates include: Bill Lawrence, Blake McCormick bring "Rush Hour" TV series to CBS; Felicity Huffman to star in potential drama at ABC; and Nicholas D'Agosto cast as Harvey Dent on FOX's "Gotham."

[10/02/14 - 06:27 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Two Time Daytime Emmy(R) Nominated Program, "Home & Family," Will Run All-New Shows Every Weekday Throughout 2015
The full year run will deliver 260 original episodes, making "Home & Family" the only lifestyle series on cable to produce a new show every weekday.

[10/02/14 - 02:42 PM]
FOX Sports Deploys High-Tech Gear for NLDS Coverage
New to this postseason and included in both NLDS matchups is Sportvision's "ozone" graphic, which displays defensive shifts and spray charts.

[10/02/14 - 02:00 PM]
MTV Heads to Alaska with New Series "Slednecks" Premiering Thursday, October 30 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT with an Extended 90-Minute Special
The weekly half-hour comedic docu-series follows a close group of adventurous friends living in rural Wasilla, Alaska.

[10/02/14 - 01:57 PM]
Postseason "Simpsons" Marathon Airs Tonight on FXX
The marathon consists of eight of the most memorable sports-themed episodes from the wildly popular animated series.

[10/02/14 - 01:52 PM]
Video: Grammy(R) Award Winner Fiona Apple Creates Original Song Container for Main Titles of the New Showtime(R) Drama "The Affair"
"Container" was written and performed by Apple and produced by frequent collaborator Blake Mills.

[10/02/14 - 12:42 PM]
truTV Unveils the 10 Teams Set to Compete In This Fall's Eye-Popping New Series "Fake Off"
The series will take viewers into the visually stunning world of faking, a mix of theater, acrobatics, black light and illusion.

[10/02/14 - 12:38 PM]
TNT Breaks Guinness World Records(R) Record for World's Tallest Pancake Stack to Celebrate Friday's Premiere of "On the Menu"
The epic pancake stack reached 87.4 cm (approximately 34.4 inches), surpassing the previous record of 87 cm.

[10/02/14 - 12:30 PM]
Sixteen Junior Home Cooks Step Up to the Plate on the Season Premiere of "MasterChef Junior" Tuesday, November 4, on FOX
Host and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay and fellow judges restaurateur Joe Bastianich and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot welcome 16 of the best junior home cooks in the country between the ages of eight and 13.

[10/02/14 - 12:06 PM]
Hallmark Channel Original Series, "Cedar Cove," Continues to Take to the Lead on Saturday Nights in Live+3 Ratings
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for Saturday, September 27.

[10/02/14 - 12:03 PM]
Second Season of Starz Original Series "Black Sails" to Set Sail on Saturday, January 24th at 9PM ET/PT
The 10-episode second season of the authentic high sails drama series follows the most feared pirate of the day, Captain Flint (Toby Stephens) and his men.

[10/02/14 - 12:00 PM]
The 63rd Annual Miss Universe(R) Pageant to Be Held Jan. 25 in Miami-Doral, Florida on NBC
Gabriela Isler from Venezuela will crown her successor at the conclusion of the live telecast.

[10/02/14 - 11:45 AM]
Openly Gay Kids Share Their Stories in Nick News with Linda Ellerbee: "Coming Out," Premiering Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
Airing the week of the 26th National Coming Out Day, the special follows the everyday lives of gay kids as they face fear, acceptance, bullying, isolation, encouragement and ignorance.

[10/02/14 - 11:12 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Scores Best Premiere Week Rating in Six Years
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 22-26.

[10/02/14 - 11:04 AM]
Hall of Fame Coach Jim Calhoun Joins ESPN
Calhoun will provide expert insight and analysis across ESPN, including studio programming, joining select game telecasts and conducting sit-down interviews with top figures in the game.

[10/02/14 - 10:30 AM]
HBO and Starbucks Salute U.S. Veterans and Their Families with "The Concert for Valor," Live on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Nov. 11
The concert will feature a broad array of talent from the worlds of music and entertainment, including Eminem, Jamie Foxx, Dave Grohl, Metallica, John Oliver, Rihanna, Bruce Springsteen, Carrie Underwood and Zac Brown Band.

[10/02/14 - 10:18 AM]
Video: "Younger" Official Trailer
Sutton Foster, Nico Tortorella, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor and Hilary Duff star in TV Land's latest original comedy, premiering in January.

[10/02/14 - 10:03 AM]
WE tv Announces the Couples for Season Two of "Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars" Series Set to Premiere in Early 2015
This season's couples include Heidi Montag & Spencer Pratt, Aviva & Reid Drescher, Natalie Nunn & Jacob Payne, Tyson Apostol & Rachel Foulger and Syleena Johnson & Kiwane Garris.

[10/02/14 - 09:53 AM]
Official Game of "The League" Reinvents Fantasy Football on Mobile
"The League: Daily Fantasy Football" lets football fans and fans of the show jump into the fantasy football experience without the hardcore commitment of traditional fantasy leagues.

[10/02/14 - 09:29 AM]
The Series Premiere of "Stalker" Sweeps Time Period
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 1.

[10/02/14 - 09:17 AM]
Oxygen Media Paints the Town with New Competition Series "Street Art Throwdown" Premiering Tuesday, February 3 at 9 PM ET/PT
World-renowned street artist Justin BUA serves as host, co-judge and executive producer on the show, which pits 10 of the country's most promising artists against one another.

[10/02/14 - 09:00 AM]
Chaos in the King's Court: E!'s First Scripted Drama Series "The Royals" to Make Its Debut March 2015
The internationally respected cast includes Elizabeth Hurley, Vincent Regan, William Moseley, Alexandra Park, Merritt Patterson, Jake Maskall, Ukweli Roach, Tom Austen, Sophie Colquhoun, and Oliver Milburn.

[10/02/14 - 08:52 AM]
"The Mysteries of Laura" Retains 93% of Last Week's Regular-Slot Debut in Adults 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 1.

[10/02/14 - 08:32 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Criminal Minds," "Stalker" Push CBS to Top Spot
Plus: FOX's "Red Band Society" grows by 10% while ABC's "Black-ish" falls 24% from last week's episodes.

[10/02/14 - 08:23 AM]
USA Pulls the Plug on "Rush"
Still to be determined are the fates of "Playing House," "Royal Pains," "Covert Affairs" and "Graceland."

[10/02/14 - 08:21 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Is Wednesday's No. 1 TV Show for the 2nd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 1.

[10/02/14 - 08:16 AM]
USA Network's Sexy Original Drama "Satisfaction," Scores a Season Two Renewal
The cable channel has ordered 10 new episodes of the drama, from Universal Cable Productions.

[10/02/14 - 08:16 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Opens 2014-15 with Its Biggest-Ever Premiere-Week Audience
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 22-26.

[10/02/14 - 08:06 AM]
NL Wild Card Game Up 21 Percent with Strong 4.1 Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 1.

[10/02/14 - 08:04 AM]
Showtime(R) Amplifies "Homeland" Fan Experience with Showtime Sync
Application users will be able to share select video clips directly to social media platforms instantaneously during new episodes, facilitating social conversation as the action transpires on screen.

[10/02/14 - 08:01 AM]
"Joshua Bell: A YoungArts MasterClass," The Latest Edition of the Three-Time Emmy(R)-Nominated HBO Family Show, Debuts Oct. 14 on HBO
The Grammy-winning violinist collaborates with nine talented young musicians, helping them discover their unique voices in a group setting and guiding them through performances in New York and London.

[10/02/14 - 08:01 AM]
Disney XD Orders Second Season of Lucasfilm's Animated-Triumph "Star Wars Rebels" Ahead of Its Television Premiere
"The global expectations for this series could not have been any higher," said Gary Marsh. "And I am proud to say that the team at Lucasfilm has delivered something that has surpassed even that incredibly high bar - artistically and thematically."

[10/02/14 - 07:47 AM]
Nickelodeon Honors Kansas City's Zachary Mallory as The Halo Effect Award Recipient for October
Selected for his work as a gay rights youth activist, Mallory will be featured in a short on-air profile airing on TeenNick and highlighted on TeenNick.com throughout the month.

[10/02/14 - 07:37 AM]
Nickelodeon Serves Up Bone-Chilling Halloween Premieres, Including Hour-Long Crossover Special "Haunted Thundermans," Beginning Oct. 11 at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
The Thundermans and the Hathaways combat the ghouls in a one-hour crossover special.

[10/02/14 - 07:36 AM]
Discovery Channel Goes Deep Inside an Alaskan Outlaw Town in All New Series "Edge of Alaska"
The newcomer launches Friday, October 24 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[10/02/14 - 07:03 AM]
Jay Bilas Signs Extension with ESPN Through 2023
Bilas, who is featured on ESPN's game and studio coverage, will call top men's college basketball games involving the nation's marquee teams and conferences and will be present at the Men's Final Four through studio coverage.

[10/01/14 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 1
Updates include: ABC eyes summer run for drama "Clementine"; Tim DeKay to guest on "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."; and Heather Graham to return to Dollanganger TV movies at Lifetime.

[10/01/14 - 09:02 PM]
O'Doyle Rules! Adam Sandler Heads to Netflix - Globally Renowned Movie Star and Comedian to Make Four Movies Exclusively for the More Than 50 Million Netflix Members
"When these fine people came to me with an offer to make four movies for them, I immediately said yes for one reason and one reason only... Netflix rhymes with Wet Chicks," said Sandler.

[10/01/14 - 04:44 PM]
TV Land Orders Two New Comedies, "Impastor" and "Teachers," To Series
Both series will premiere on the cable channel in 2015.

[10/01/14 - 04:36 PM]
A Roloff Wedding Wraps Up the Most Watched Season Ever of "Little People, Big World" with 1.9M P2+ Viewers
TLC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 30.

[10/01/14 - 03:15 PM]
"MasterChef Junior" Moves to Tuesdays
Newcomer "Utopia" will now only air once a week: Fridays at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/01/14 - 02:41 PM]
E! Reunites the Most Outrageous Patients When "Botched Reunion: Show & Tell" Airs Sunday, October 26 and Monday, October 27 at 10:00PM ET/PT
Maria Menounos hosts the two-part special, in which Paul Nassif and Terry Dubrow reunite to look back at the nationwide success of the first season and welcome some of their most outrageous patients.

[10/01/14 - 01:53 PM]
NFL and DIRECTV Extend NFL SUNDAY TICKET in New Multi-Year Deal
The new agreement also expands DIRECTV's rights to stream NFL SUNDAY TICKET live on mobile devices and via broadband, known as NFL SUNDAY TICKET.TV, as previously announced.

[10/01/14 - 01:01 PM]
AMC Revolutionary War Drama "Turn: Washington's Spies" Begins Production on Second Season
The show will film in and around Richmond, Virginia, including at two historic locations in Williamsburg; Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area and on the campus of the College of William & Mary.

[10/01/14 - 12:12 PM]
ESPN Extends Dick Vitale's Contract Through 2016-17
Vitale will call some of the season's top games across ESPN networks, including regular-season action primarily on ESPN and ESPN2 and the Men's Final Four for ESPN International.

[10/01/14 - 11:38 AM]
NBC Renews "The Sing-Off" for Fifth Cycle
It's not clear if host Nick Lachey and/or judges Shawn Stockman, Ben Folds and Jewel will return.

[10/01/14 - 11:32 AM]
TBS' Exclusive Presentation of the 2014 MLB American League Wild Card Game Delivers 5.2 Million Total Viewers
Turner spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 30.

[10/01/14 - 11:05 AM]
Celebrate the Holidays with "CMA Country Christmas" Hosted by Jennifer Nettles
The special, which features Jennifer Nettles hosting for the fifth year, airs this holiday season on the ABC Television Network.

[10/01/14 - 11:04 AM]
ABC to Encore "Once Upon a Time" Premiere This Sunday, Push "AFHV" Return by One Week
Look for season 25 of "America's Funniest Home Videos" to now launch on Sunday, October 12 at 7:00/6:00c.

[10/01/14 - 11:00 AM]
FX Networks Orders Comedy Pilot "Pariah"
Comedian Bill Burr stars in the project, about a volatile TV personality who is exiled from show business and forced to navigate society as a man with no apparent skills.







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