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October 28, 2009: Study: Violence against women on TV surges
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By Reuters Incidents of violence against women on mainstream U.S. television has increased by 120 percent in the past five years, with the depiction of...

October 28, 2009: ABC announces 'Scrubs' premiere date
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"Scrubs" 2.0 will premiere Dec. 1.

October 28, 2009: Fox's new 'Fringe' promo: gaggle of Observers (video)
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There's more than one of everything indeed ... here's a new promo Fox cooked up for "Fringe" (and props to the TV critic who called it "an experiment in awesome."

October 28, 2009: UPDATE: NBC ordering more 'Chuck'!
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NBC is ordering six more episodes of "Chuck" from Warner Bros.

October 28, 2009: Official: '24' season-eight trailer (video)
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Here he is... Grandpa Jack Bauer ... but he's still running out of time!

October 28, 2009: 'Sons' creator Sutter defends Leno, slams NBC
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Last week's post on FX's "Sons of Anarchy" becoming the first cable series to beat "The Jay Leno Show" drew a few eyeballs and commentators.

October 28, 2009: Fox News anchor apologizes for 'lack of balance'
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Fox News Channel anchor Shepard Smith apologized for a "lack of balance" following a political report where the Republican candidate for New Jersey governor was interviewed and the Democratic incumbent wasn't.

October 28, 2009: Spike Lee on Tyler Perry: 'The imagery is troubling'
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In the latest exchange between Spike Lee and Tyler Perry over the style of the latter's movies and TV shows, Lee told "Our World with Black Enterprise" that the creator of TBS hits like "House of Payne" used "troubling" imagery.

October 28, 2009: NBC takes Tuesday lead with 'Loser'
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With CBS in repeats once again, NBC took the lead Tuesday night with "The Biggest Loser" easily ranking as the evening's highest-rated show.

October 28, 2009: William Atherton cast on 'Lost'
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"Die Hard" and "Ghostbusters" star William Atherton will have a guest starring role on the final season of ABC's "Lost."

October 28, 2009: Adam Lambert reveals ultra-glam album cover (pic)
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In his Tweet that linked to his new album cover, Lambert wrote “Glam is back!!!” Too much? Or just what his fans are looking for?

October 28, 2009: Robert Carlyle talks 'Stargate: Universe'
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As played by Robert Carlyle, Rush is at the core of "SGU," a meditative thriller premiering recently on the Syfy network and watched by more than 2 million viewers.

October 27, 2009: World Series expected to draw large ratings
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With the storied New York Yankees facing off against the defending champion Philadelphia Phillies, Fox Sports has a potentially compelling matchup in baseball's World Series that should drive strong TV ratings.

October 27, 2009: ABC scraps plans for 'V' skywriting campaign
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ABC has scrapped its ambitious plan to cover the skies of major cities with giant "V"s to promote the debut of its alien invasion drama.

October 27, 2009: 'MNF' puts ESPN on track to win October
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Buttressed by strong "Monday Night Football" deliveries, ESPN is on track to win its second straight monthly ratings race. Through Oct. 25, the sports network averaged 3.73 million total viewers in prime time, a 28% improvement over its year-ago delivery (2.92 million).

October 27, 2009: NBC books 3 more weeks of 'Trauma'
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After last night's ratings gain, NBC has confirmed that Monday night medical drama "Trauma" will air for the next three weeks.

October 27, 2009: First reality producer to win Norman Lear award is...
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Mark Burnett will be the first reality producer to win the Producer Guild of America's Norman Lear Award. The executive producer of CBS’ "Survivor," NBC’s...

October 27, 2009: Hulk Hogan returning to pro wrestling
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Hulk Hogan is returning to the profession that made him a household name.

October 27, 2009: 'Twilight,' 'True Blood,' 'Vampire Diaries' spoof (video)
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Inevitable, but fun: "Intercourse With a Vampire," a spoof of the whole vampire rage.

October 27, 2009: Claim: Pirate Bay shutdown hurting piracy (for now)
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The shutdown of the world's most notorious file trading site The Pirate Bay by Swedish authorities two months ago has "significantly, if temporarily, disrupted" the worldwide pirating of digital media files, according to a new study.

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