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[10/09/14 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 9
Updates include: Scott Foley, Greg Grunberg to pen comedy for ABC; Legendary Television looking to revive "Lost in Space"; and Victor Garber, Andy Mientus book arcs on The CW's "The Flash."

[10/09/14 - 06:41 PM]
AMC Shutters Unscripted Division, Save for "Talking Dead," "Comic Book Men"
"Game of Arms," "Owner's Manual," "The Pitch," "Freakshow," "Small Town Security" and "4th & Loud" are among the series that won't be returning.

[10/09/14 - 04:31 PM]
ABC Announces Full Season Orders for "black-ish" and "How to Get Away with Murder"
"How to Get Away with Murder" was television's top series debut of the season and the biggest 10 p.m. drama debut in two years in Adults 18-49.

[10/09/14 - 04:10 PM]
Yahoo & Mandalay Sports Media Head to Vegas for "Sin City Saints"
The half-hour comedy, slated for release this winter, follows the triumphs, travails and transgressions of Las Vegas' brand-new pro basketball franchise.

[10/09/14 - 03:01 PM]
NHL Opening Night Draws Record Viewership for NBCSN
NBCSN spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 8.

[10/09/14 - 02:25 PM]
"12 Monkeys" to Premiere Friday, January 16 at 9 PM ET/PT on Syfy
Inspired by the classic blockbuster film, which commemorates its 20th anniversary next year, the series explores the provocative story of a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock.

[10/09/14 - 01:38 PM]
New Season of the Emmy-Nominated "Home Made Simple" Returns with New Episodes Saturday, November 1 on OWN
This season, host Soleil Moon Frye and her team of lifestyle experts will be joined by celebrity guests including Josh Groban, Blair Underwood, Shanice, Carla Hall and Ben Ford.

[10/09/14 - 01:36 PM]
Go Bruins! Fight On! A Tradition of Rivalry Continues on "Idiotest" When Recent UCLA and USC Grads Face Off on New GSN Series
Bruin and Trojan pride is on the line in an all-new episode, hosted by comedian Ben Gleib, airing Tuesday, October 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/09/14 - 12:34 PM]
Nickelodeon Orders Second Season of New Preschool Hit "Dora and Friends: Into the City!"
The newly imagined Latina heroine launched on TV August 18 and is now set to make her debut in the 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade(R).

[10/09/14 - 12:00 PM]
TBS to Offer Digital Sneak Peek of Premiere Episode from All-New Season of "American Dad!"
The first episode will be available for streaming via Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube starting Sunday night, October 12, at midnight (ET).

[10/09/14 - 11:46 AM]
CBS Cancels Summer Drama "Reckless"
The news comes on the heels of the Eye renewing fellow summer series "Under the Dome" and "Extant" this morning.

[10/09/14 - 11:41 AM]
CBS Renews Hit Series "Under the Dome" and "Extant"
They'll be joined by the previously renewed "Big Brother" as well as the new drama "Zoo."

[10/09/14 - 11:25 AM]
"Arrow" Hits the Mark in Its Third Season Debut, Up in Total Viewers and Key Demos
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 8.

[10/09/14 - 11:00 AM]
Troian Bellisario (Pretty Little Liars) to Guest Star on USA Network's Acclaimed Drama "Suits"
Bellisario will play Claire, an idealistic law student and volunteer at a social services law clinic.

[10/09/14 - 10:37 AM]
Grammy Award-Winning Musician Sting Rocks the Stage on Bravo Media's Emmy Award-Winning "Inside the Actors Studio" Airing October 23 at 8PM ET/PT
Sting has received sixteen Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, an Emmy Award and has earned three Academy Award nominations, along with a membership in both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

[10/09/14 - 10:32 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Dominates Late-Night Timeslot Competition for Week of Sept. 29-Oct. 3
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 29-October 3.

[10/09/14 - 10:09 AM]
Jessie J, Nick Jonas, Meghan Trainor, Echosmith and The Vamps Join Nick Cannon for Nickelodeon HALO Awards, Hour-Long Concert Special Honoring Kids and Their Commitment to Service
Led by host, creator and executive producer Nick Cannon, the star-studded musical event is being held at New York's Pier 36 and will premiere Sunday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT) across all Nickelodeon networks .

[10/09/14 - 10:05 AM]
Pixar Animation Studios' Second New Special for Television, "Toy Story That Time Forgot," Airs December 2 on ABC
The special comes on the heels of the success of "Toy Story OF TERROR!," which premiered to stellar ratings in October 2013.

[10/09/14 - 10:00 AM]
TBS's "King of the Nerds" Unveils 12 Competitors Vying for the Ultimate Nerd Title
The series will kick off its third season on Jan. 23, 2015 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

[10/09/14 - 10:00 AM]
MTV's "Look Different" Campaign Mobilizes Week-Long Takeover Across MTV, MTV2, mtvU and Logo TV to Spotlight Racial, Gender, and Anti-LGBT Bias Beginning Monday, October 13 Through Friday, October 17
To date, over half a million young people have already taken action against bias through the campaign.

[10/09/14 - 09:35 AM]
"Stalker" Sweeps Time Period for Second Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 8.

[10/09/14 - 09:18 AM]
History Launches "Back to the Beginning" Week with "Pawn Stars," "American Pickers," "Swamp People" and "Counting Cars"
Throughout each night, the earliest episodes will be showcased up until midnight with special interstitials with the series talent.

[10/09/14 - 09:01 AM]
ABC to Air "Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion" on Sunday, October 26 with a New Scene Featuring Darth Vader
"We've added a scene which gives audiences insight into the Inquisitor and includes a cameo by Darth Vader voiced by the distinguished actor James Earl Jones," said Dave Filoni.

[10/09/14 - 08:42 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Retains a Season-High 88% of Its 18-49 Lead-In from "SVU"
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 8.

[10/09/14 - 08:34 AM]
Anything Goes as Cartoon Network Launches New Micro-network
Cartoon Network Anything is an ever-growing and ever-changing stream of content consisting of games, activities, trivia and video, each lasting an average of 10 to 15 seconds.

[10/09/14 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 on Wednesday with "Modern" and "black-ish" as the Top 2 Shows
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 8.

[10/09/14 - 08:28 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls Into the Top Spot Among Adults 18-49
"Modern Family" helps power the Alphabet to the front of the demo race.

[10/09/14 - 08:07 AM]
Comedian Tony Cavalero Tapped to Star as Rocker-Turned Substitute Teacher "Dewey Finn" in Nickelodeon and Paramount TV's Live-Action, Musical-Comedy Series, "School of Rock"
The live-action series follows a group of unconventional prep schoolers who are taught the joy of rock 'n' roll by Dewey Finn, a down-on-his-luck rocker who poses as a substitute teacher at their school.

[10/09/14 - 08:01 AM]
Disney XD Series Favorites Star in Comedic Original Movie "Pants on Fire," Premiering Sunday, November 9 on Disney XD
Bradley Steven Perry, Joshua J. Ballard, Tyrel Jackson Williams, Brittney Wilson, Taylor Russell and Nicholas Coombe star in the project.

[10/09/14 - 07:25 AM]
New Halloween-Themed Episodes of "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" to Air Wednesday, October 22 on ABC Family
Said installments, "Witch Came First" and "Strip or Treat," will air at 8:00/7:00c and 8:30/7:30c, respectively.

[10/09/14 - 06:52 AM]
FOX Sports 1 to Offer NLCS Game 1 Telecast Focused on Advanced Stats and Sabermetrics
This analytics-driven telecast is under the banner of FOXSports.com's new baseball blog, "Just a Bit Outside" (JABO), which debuted this past July.

[10/09/14 - 06:19 AM]
"Transparent" Debut Smashes Prime Instant Video Records - Amazon Studios Orders Season Two
Due to the overwhelming success of the show, and the incredibly positive viewer response, Amazon Studios has greenlit a second season of "Transparent," to air in 2015.

[10/09/14 - 06:01 AM]
"Countdown to the CMA Awards: 15 Songs That Changed Country Music with Robin Roberts" Airs Monday, November 3 at 10 PM ET on ABC
The special shines a light on decades of great American music and the monumental changes that have affected how music is produced, distributed, and consumed in this digital age.

[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.







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