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[10/08/14 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 8
Updates include: Lifetime greenlights "Seed of Yesterday" adaptation; Thomas Sadoski boards "The Slap" at NBC; and Showtime developing small screen take on "In the Heat of the Night."

[10/08/14 - 04:57 PM]
Thrilling NLDS Game 4s Propel FOX Sports 1 to No. 1 Prime Time Cable Network and Most-Watched Day in Network History
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 7.

[10/08/14 - 03:48 PM]
IDW Entertainment and Entertainment One Television Bringing Secret Service Drama "Cobb" to Television
The project is a conspiracy thriller following Frank Cobb, a top ranking Secret Service agent, whose life gets turned upside down when he is removed from active duty after stumbling onto a deadly conspiracy at the highest global level.

[10/08/14 - 03:07 PM]
ESPN to Air 34 International Matches October 9 - 14
Ian Darke, Taylor Twellman and sideline reporter Mónica González will call the match featuring Landon Donovan and the U.S. Men's National Team vs. Ecuador, from Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn.

[10/08/14 - 01:37 PM]
WE tv's "Kendra on Top" Returns with a Series High, Delivering Over One Million Viewers
WE tv spins the numbers for Friday, October 3.

[10/08/14 - 01:36 PM]
Rail Against the Harsh Alaskan Wilderness Aboard Season 2 of Destination America's "Railroad Alaska"
The show's sophomore run kicks off on Saturday, October 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/08/14 - 01:20 PM]
CBS Is the #1 Network Among Upscale Adults Through the First Two Weeks of the Season
CBS spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 5.

[10/08/14 - 12:57 PM]
Aspiring Inventors Hope to Strike It Rich in "Billy Bob's Gags to Riches"
Discovery Channel's latest original series premieres Tuesday, November 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/08/14 - 12:02 PM]
Baratunde Thurston Joins Pivot's Nightly, Primetime News Program "TakePart Live" as Co-Host
"I am so excited to join the smart and insightful conversations around the news of the day with Meghan [McCain] and Jacob [Soboroff] at TakePart Live," said Thurston.

[10/08/14 - 12:01 PM]
ABC Family Kicks Off Its Annual "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas" on Sunday, November 23
The movies featured in this year's "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas" demand to be watched with a bowl of popcorn and possibly some loved ones.

[10/08/14 - 11:35 AM]
"The Flash" Takes Off Full Speed Ahead Posting The CW's Most Watched Premiere in Five Years
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 7.

[10/08/14 - 11:02 AM]
Fashion's Most Influential Leaders Return for Season Two of Ovation's Original Series "The Fashion Fund"
The new season will premiere Wednesday, November 5 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[10/08/14 - 10:52 AM]
MTV Plans Senior Year for Comedy "Awkward"
The network's flagship comedy will return for a fifth - and final - season.

[10/08/14 - 09:33 AM]
"NCIS" Is Tuesday's Most-Watched and Highest-Rated Broadcast in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 7.

[10/08/14 - 09:31 AM]
Karey Burke Joins ABC Family as Executive Vice President, Programming and Development
Most recently her production company, Dark Toy Entertainment, has had an overall deal with ABC Studios.

[10/08/14 - 09:10 AM]
A&E Presents New Original Reality Series "Country Buck$" Following the Family Behind the Innovative World of a Wildlife Sporting Empire
Back-to-back half hour episodes of "Country Buck$" premiere Wednesday, November 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/08/14 - 09:01 AM]
"Redneck Island" Set to Return to CMT with Hot New Twist and Hot New Co-Host on December 4
Country singer/songwriter and TV personality Jessie James Decker joins wrestling icon Steve Austin as masters of ceremonies on the "island" this season, tucked away at a lake in North Georgia.

[10/08/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Wins the 10-11 p.m. Hour Among ABC, CBS and NBC in Adults 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 7.

[10/08/14 - 08:46 AM]
History's Hit Series "American Pickers" Returns New Episodes Premiere Wednesday October 29, 9PM ET/PT
Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz continue their mission to recycle America, even if it means diving into countless piles of grimy junk.

[10/08/14 - 08:37 AM]
TV Icon William Shatner Stars in DIY Netork's "The Shatner Project"
The six-episode series chronicles William and his wife Elizabeth as they boldly transform their time-warped house into a shining star.

[10/08/14 - 08:31 AM]
Exclusive HBO Series "Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways," Documenting an Eight-City Journey Into the Heart of America's Musical Identity, Debuts Oct. 17
Directed by Dave Grohl, each one-hour episode is devoted to a different American musical landmark, chronicling the history, cultural environment and people that define each city's unique musical identity.

[10/08/14 - 08:27 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Flash" Opens Big for The CW
The newcomer powers the netlet to a rare third place finish for the night among adults 18-49.

[10/08/14 - 08:24 AM]
ABC's "Selfie" and "Manhattan Love Story" Rank as Tuesday's Top Comedies
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 7.

[10/08/14 - 08:00 AM]
MTV Cordially Invites You to the Television Event of the Year: The Final Season of "Snooki & JWOWW"
In what is sure to be their wildest season yet, fans will witness the besties as they tackle life milestones including new motherhood and upcoming nuptials.

[10/08/14 - 07:12 AM]
Veteran TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie Joins NBC Sports Group
TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger will also join NBC Sports Group's NHL coverage as a contributor.

[10/08/14 - 06:54 AM]
Investigation Discovery Partners with Glamour Magazine to Honor Rosario Dawson, Marcia Gay Harden, Stephanie March and Tamara Taylor Who "Inspire a Difference"
Dawson, Harden, Taylor and March will be honored at the second annual Inspire a Difference awards ceremony in New York City on October 22.

[10/08/14 - 04:02 AM]
Jason Derulo and Charli XCX to Announce 2014 American Music Awards(R) Nominees Live on "Good Morning America" on Monday, October 13
The full list of nominees will be made available at TheAMAs.com at 9:00 a.m., ET following their appearance on "GMA."

[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.







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[10/05/22 - 10:06 AM]
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[10/05/22 - 09:31 AM]
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[10/05/22 - 09:30 AM]
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[10/05/22 - 08:01 AM]
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[10/05/22 - 07:17 AM]
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[10/05/22 - 06:31 AM]
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[10/05/22 - 06:00 AM]
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[10/04/22 - 05:01 PM]
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