or


[12/13/04 - 12:00 AM]
Regis Philbin to Fill in as Host of 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2005'

[via press release from ABC]

REGIS PHILBIN TO FILL IN AS HOST OF "DICK CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE 2005"

TV talk show host Regis Philbin ("Live with Regis & Kelly") will fill in as host of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2005," which will air on the ABC Television Network, beginning at 10:00 p.m., ET & PT on FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31. As previously announced, recording star Ashlee Simpson will host West Coast portions of the show.

Philbin said: "It's the greatest 'temp job' in the world. I just hope I can uphold the standards Dick Clark has set for this annual event, and I look forward to his return next year."

Clark noted: "I'm so glad that Regis hadn't yet made any New Year's plans. It'll feel strange watching it on TV, but my doctors felt it was too soon. I'm sure Regis will do a great job and I'm thankful that he was able to step in on such short notice."

Andrea Wong, executive vice president, Alternative Programming, Specials and Late-Night, ABC Entertainment, added: "The most important thing to all of us is that Dick has a speedy recovery, so we're thrilled that Regis was gracious enough to fill in at the last moment to help give him the time to make that happen."

"Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve," now in its 33rd year, has become the television viewing tradition for bringing in the New Year each December 31st. This year's special will include performances by Big & Rich, Ciara, Earth, Wind & Fire, Fabolous, Good Charlotte, Billy Idol and Simple Plan, as well as Ashlee Simpson.





  [december 2004]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN (SYNDICATION)





[10/19/20 - 03:27 PM]
HBO's "Euphoria" Returns with Two Special Episodes; The First Debuts December 6
The title and date of the second episode are forthcoming.

[10/19/20 - 02:24 PM]
CBS Shifts "Manhunt: Deadly Games" to Saturday Nights
Following tonight's installment, look for back-to-back episodes each Saturday at 8:00/7:00c starting October 24.

[10/19/20 - 01:04 PM]
Over 7 Million Total Viewers Tuned in to BET's Winning Line Up of Tyler Perry's Trifecta of Original Series "House of Payne," "Assisted Living" and the Return of "Sistas" Premieres and Encores L+3
BET further spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 14.

[10/19/20 - 12:02 PM]
Showtime(R) Signs Regina Hall to First-Look Deal
Already in development is a one-hour comedy special featuring Hall as star and executive producer.

[10/19/20 - 12:01 PM]
Video: "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Starring Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Colman Domingo, Michael Potts, Glynn Turman, Dusan Brown and Taylour Paige, the film premieres December 18.

[10/19/20 - 12:00 PM]
HBO Limited Series "The White Lotus" from Mike White Begins Production This Month
The six-episode series stars Murray Bartlett, Connie Britton, Jennifer Coolidge, Alexandra Daddario, Fred Hechinger, Jake Lacy, Brittany O'Grady, Natasha Rothwell, Sydney Sweeney and Steve Zahn.

[10/19/20 - 11:02 AM]
BET's "Project CRE8" Winning Film, "Alieu the Dreamer," Starring Denzel Whitaker to World Premiere on Thursday, October 22 at 10 PM ET/PT on BET
Written, directed and composed by Quincy Ledbetter, the film takes place in a world where mankind hasn't dreamed for three decades, until a driven government agent discovers a young man in the projects, who has suddenly started dreaming.

[10/19/20 - 11:00 AM]
The CW Gets Into the Spirit with Its Schedule of Upcoming Holiday Specials
Highlights include "Silent Night - A Song for the World," "The Hollywood Christmas Parade Greatest Moments" and "Heroes on the Front Line."

[10/19/20 - 09:54 AM]
Video: "Big Rad Wolf" - Official Trailer - Quibi
The rise and fall of the infamous American Apparel is now streaming on Quibi.

[10/19/20 - 09:30 AM]
Presidential Candidates to Appear on "60 Minutes Election Edition" Sunday, Oct. 25
The presidential nominees from both parties have appeared on "60 Minutes" for the past three presidential election cycles.

[10/19/20 - 09:06 AM]
Industry Leader Channing Dungey Named Chairman, Warner Bros. Television Group
Dungey will succeed Peter Roth who will be stepping down from his Studio responsibilities running the TV Group and its operating divisions in early 2021.

[10/19/20 - 09:00 AM]
Juanes, Pitbull, Luis Fonsi and Kelsea Ballerini to Perform on "Essential Heroes: A Momento Latino Event" Oct. 26 on CBS
Pulitzer Prize winner and 2018 Kennedy Center honoree Lin-Manuel Miranda has been added as a presenter, and co-host Gloria Estefan will also perform on the special.

[10/19/20 - 08:59 AM]
HBO's "Burning Ojai: Our Fire Story" Debuts October 28
The documentary short follows one family and the residents of Ventura County, CA through a journey of devastation, repair and survival after one of the largest wildfires in state history destroys their beloved community.

[10/19/20 - 08:34 AM]
HGTV Accelerates Show Orders to Put 16 New Series and Pilots in the Pipeline for 2021
This first batch of new show orders represents more than 109 episodes or 77 hours of content that will appeal to the network's 34 million monthly viewers as well as occasional audiences.

[10/19/20 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "SNF" Hold Off FOX, Game 7 of NLCS
"Sunday Night Football" helps the network lead the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.