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[10/20/15 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 20
Updates include: FOX to bring "Think Like a Man" to the small screen; Gabriel Iglesias to star in "The Fluffy Shop" at ABC; and Nia Vardalos books role on Epix's "Graves."

[10/20/15 - 03:30 PM]
Lee Daniels' "Star" Set to Begin Production This December; International Casting Search Underway
Tom Donaghy will serve as a writer and executive producer on the pilot with Daniels.

[10/20/15 - 03:02 PM]
'Tis the Season for Holiday Programming on ABC
New entry "The Great Holiday Baking Show" joins the previously announced "It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown" and "Toy Story 20th Anniversary Special."

[10/20/15 - 02:43 PM]
Dr. Phil McGraw, Host of Television's #1 Daytime Talk Show "Dr. Phil," Signs Multiyear Deal Through 2020
Currently in its 14th season, "Dr. Phil" is averaging 4.4 million viewers.

[10/20/15 - 02:34 PM]
Buoyed by Debut of Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer, "Monday Night Football" Viewership Peaks at 16,942,000
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 19.

[10/20/15 - 01:41 PM]
Lifetime's Very Merry Christmas Kicks Off November 28 with World Premiere Holiday Movies Every Saturday and Sunday
Said stunt kicks off with "A Gift Wrapped Christmas" starring Meredith Hagner, Travis Milne and Beverley Mitchell.

[10/20/15 - 01:06 PM]
ABC Gives New Comedy "Dr. Ken" Back Nine Order
Co-producer Sony Pictures Television confirmed the news this afternoon.

[10/20/15 - 12:24 PM]
All-New Animal Planet Series "Restoration Wild" Turns Nature's Leftovers Into Liveable Works of Wonder
The six-part premieres Friday, November 6 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/20/15 - 12:14 PM]
Tori Kelly, Troye Sivan, Halsey, Travis Scott and Kygo Announced as Nominees for the 2015 MTV EMAs "Artist on the Rise" Exclusive U.S. Category
The winner will be announced during the U.S. telecast, airing at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on Sunday, October 25 from Milan's Mediolanum Forum.

[10/20/15 - 11:33 AM]
Video: New Promo for FX's New Original Comedy Series "Baskets"
The Zach Galifianakis-led series launches this January on the cable channel.

[10/20/15 - 11:08 AM]
FYI's "Married at First Sight" Returns with Season 3 - Tuesday, December 1 at 9pm ET
In season three, all six singles have been selected from the Atlanta, Georgia area; previous seasons followed couples from the New York area.

[10/20/15 - 11:03 AM]
Warner Bros. Water Tower Gets Super Hero Makeover
The characters from "Arrow," "The Flash," "Gotham" and "Supergirl" are displayed on giant aluminum panels measuring 22 feet by 20 feet in size, with each one weighing more than 5,000 pounds.

[10/20/15 - 10:31 AM]
Starz Presents Evil Dead Movie Marathon with Midnight Sneak Peek of Starz Original Series "Ash vs Evil Dead" First Episode
The marathon will conclude with a sneak peek of the first episode of "Ash vs Evil Dead" at 12:15 a.m. ET/PT.

[10/20/15 - 09:42 AM]
Comedy Central Greenlights "Detroiters" to Series, Executive Produced by Jason Sudeikis and Broadway Video
The 10-episode weekly, scripted series is executive produced, created and written by Sam Richardson, Tim Robinson, Joe Kelly and Zach Kanin.

[10/20/15 - 09:18 AM]
On a New Christmas Episode of ABC Family's "Young & Hungry," Airing Tuesday, November 24
The holiday episode airs at a special day and time during the network's annual "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas" programming event.

[10/20/15 - 08:36 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "Blindspot" Top Demos for NBC
Plus: The CW's "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" and "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" both tick up in their second weeks.

[10/20/15 - 08:30 AM]
Save These Dates for MTV in 2016 - MTV Woodie Awards, MTV Movie Awards, MTV Video Music Awards
They're set for Wednesday, March 16; Sunday, April 10; and Sunday, August 28, respectively.

[10/20/15 - 06:00 AM]
E! Extends Ryan Seacrest's Deal with the Network
Since joining E! in 2006, Seacrest has served as the face of "Live From the Red Carpet," helping to solidify E!'s role as the top global destination for live event coverage worldwide.

[10/19/15 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 19
Updates include: Netflix eyes limited series revival of "Gilmore Girls"; NBC trims orders for "Hot & Bothered," "Superstore"; and ABC Family extends "Baby Daddy" by 10 additional episodes.

[10/19/15 - 02:04 PM]
Lock Your Doors and Turn Off the Lights - Because This Halloween, Nat Geo WILD's Freakend Will Give You a Fright!
Get your freak on starting Saturday, October 31, at 12 p.m. ET with two full days of bloodthirsty bats, slithering snakes and mutant monsters in a spooktacular marathon of "World's Weirdest."

[10/19/15 - 01:13 PM]
With Live + 7 Day Lift, Nine CBS Series Add More Than 3 Million Viewers
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 28-October 4.

[10/19/15 - 12:16 PM]
"The Squeeze" to Premiere on Golf Channel Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 8 P.M. ET
The movie is based on a true story and was written and directed by Terry Jastrow, who produced or directed coverage of 62 major championships (U.S. Open, Open Championship, PGA Championship), and was a seven-time Emmy winner over the course of his 22-year career.

[10/19/15 - 12:14 PM]
Video: Seeso, The Newly-Unveiled Streaming Comedy Channel, Releases First Teaser Vignette
Set to debut in January 2016, the ad-free subscription service will be available at www.seeso.com and on streaming platforms, connected devices and other distribution partners for $3.99 per month.

[10/19/15 - 11:17 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC Claims Most of the Week's Top 10 Gainers for the 2nd Straight Week in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 28-October 4.

[10/19/15 - 11:08 AM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Returns to Its Roots in California with a Two-Night Season Premiere Event on Wednesday, December 2 and Thursday, December 3
The series will air regularly Thursday nights at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

[10/19/15 - 10:47 AM]
"Happy Holderween" from the Holderness Family... Airing Exclusively on UP Friday, October 23 at 9 P.M. EST
The UP original special follows Penn and Kim Holderness, and kids Lola (8) and Penn Charles (5), as the family plans an all-out monster mash bash before their big move to a new home.

[10/19/15 - 10:24 AM]
PBS' Winter/Spring Season Features Endings, Beginnings and Awaited Returns
Highlights include the final season of "Downton Abbey," a "Sherlock" special, the return of "Grantchester" and the premiere of Civil War drama "Mercy Street."

[10/19/15 - 10:02 AM]
Spike TV Inks Season Eight of "Ink Master" - New Season of 16 Episodes Slated for Summer 2016
Season seven of "Ink Master" debuts next spring and will feature returning show favorite contestants.

[10/19/15 - 10:01 AM]
E!'s Hit Drama Series "The Royals" Returns for an Even More Sexy, Soapy and Scandalous Season Two
Additionally, Dame Joan Collins guest stars in four episodes as the Grand Duchess of Oxford.

[10/19/15 - 09:50 AM]
Electus Partners with Psychic Medium John Edward for New Series "One Last Time with John Edward"
"One Last Time with John Edward" will push the boundaries of the afterlife and redefine the paranormal genre using new and exciting technology.

[10/19/15 - 09:32 AM]
History Premieres Season Three of "The Curse of Oak Island" Tuesday, November 10 at 9pm ET/PT
Additionally, a one-hour studio talk show, "The Curse of Oak Island: Drilling Down," will air immediately before the premiere at 8PM ET/PT.

[10/19/15 - 09:06 AM]
Origin Story of First-Ever Female Firefly Ignites on "Gotham" Tonight and Next Monday, October 26 on FOX
In the episodes, Bridgit Pike (Michelle Veintimilla) is enslaved by her brothers, a notorious gang of arsonists, and forced into the family business.

[10/19/15 - 08:52 AM]
HGTV's Property Brothers and Cousins Go Face-to-Face on the "Family Feud" Stage
The special episode of the hit syndicated game show is set to air Thursday, November 19.

[10/19/15 - 08:39 AM]
New York Comedy Festival Announces Nathan Fielder, Roy Wood Jr., Big Jay Oakerson Join "Comedy Central Live in Brooklyn" Line-Up
The first-ever Comedy Central Live show in Brooklyn is presented by NYCF and will feature stand-up from Hannibal Buress and performances by Nathan Fielder, Natasha Leggero, Nick Kroll and John Mulaney as Oh, Hello, Jeff Ross, Roy Wood Jr. and hosted by Big Jay Oakerson.

[10/19/15 - 08:37 AM]
ABC's Sunday Dramas Hold Strong Against NFL-Fueled Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 11.

[10/19/15 - 08:25 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with "Sunday Night Football"
The Patriots-Colts game is up 7% from the year-ago numbers on the Peacock.

[10/19/15 - 08:12 AM]
Patriots-Colts "Sunday Night Football" Telecast Is the Top-Rated Primetime NFL Game Versus a MLB League Championship Game in 18 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 18.

[10/19/15 - 07:02 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Scores Highest NFL Rating in Week 6
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, October 18.

[10/19/15 - 06:39 AM]
ION Television Invites Viewers to "Share the Joy" with Five All-New Holiday Movies
The new lineup, which includes "A Prince for Christmas," "Merry Kissmas," "How Sarah Got Her Wings," "A Christmas Truce" and "A Christmas Reunion," kicks off Sunday, November 29.

[10/19/15 - 06:17 AM]
"Countdown to the CMA Awards: Country's Greatest Crossover Hits with Robin Roberts" Airs Monday, November 2 at 10 PM ET on ABC
With help from some of country music's biggest stars and industry insiders, Robin Roberts and ABC count down the top 15 country chart-bending, crossover hits, just in time for the 49th Annual CMA Awards.

[10/19/15 - 03:02 AM]
Reelz Announces New Programming for November 2015 Lineup
New series include "Demons in the City of Angels" and "Dr. Feelgood."

[10/18/15 - 12:11 PM]
"Empire" Adds 2.7 Rating Points and 5.5 Million Viewers After 7 Days
FOX further spins the numbers for the week of September 28-October 4.

[10/18/15 - 09:41 AM]
Alex Rodriguez Joins FOX Sports As Guest Analyst For ALCS and World Series
As a guest postseason analyst, Rodriguez provides insight and commentary for FOX Sports' pregame and postgame coverage.

[10/18/15 - 09:22 AM]
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer to Debut Tomorrow During Halftime on ESPN's "Monday Night Football"
Following the trailer launch, tickets to the highly anticipated cinematic event will be on sale everywhere movie tickets are sold.

[10/18/15 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins the College Football Race
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/18/15 - 08:29 AM]
"SNL" Equals Its Top 18-49 Rating in the Local People Meters Since January
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 17.

[10/17/15 - 12:32 PM]
2015 ALCS Game 1 Is Highest-Rated LCS Telecast Since 2013
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Friday, October 16.

[10/17/15 - 08:49 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ALCS Opens on Top for FOX
The network leads the night among adults 18-49.

[10/17/15 - 08:40 AM]
ABC Claims Friday's Top Series, "Dr. Ken" Dominates NBC's "Truth Be Told" Debut and "20/20" Is Up at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 16.

[10/17/15 - 08:34 AM]
"Blindspot" Grows by 55% in 18-49 Rating Going from Live + Same Day to Live + 3 Day Ratings
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 12.







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