or


[05/24/06 - 12:00 AM]
Cartoon Network Fridays Is the Summer Hot Spot for Popular Musical Guests

[via press release from Cartoon Network]

Cartoon Network Fridays is the Summer Hot Spot for Popular Musical Guests

Performance Line-Up Includes Ne-Yo, Cheyenne Kimball and Bowling for Soup

The set of Cartoon Network Fridays is heating up with performances by some of today�s most popular musical guests. R&B singer/songwriter Ne-Yo will kick off the Memorial Day weekend with a performance of his hit single �So Sick,� on Friday, May 26, at 8 p.m. (ET, PT). Also slated to appear this summer are Cheyenne Kimball, Sammie, Bowling for Soup and Da Backwudz.

Fridays is a destination for musical performances by chart-topping pop, R&B and hip-hop artists, as well as rising stars in the industry. Musical guests perform on the set of Fridays in front of a live studio audience. Past musical guests include Nick Cannon, Chris Brown and Rihanna.

Following is the current line-up of musical performances on Fridays. All times ET, PT.

- Friday, May 26, at 8 p.m.: NE-YO � The young, talented songwriter and crooner will perform his chart-topping single �So Sick.� �So Sick� landed in the number one spot on the Billboard�s Top 100 and Pop 100 charts earlier this year. Ne-Yo also co-wrote fellow R&B artist Mario�s number one Hip-Hop/R&B hit �Let Me Love You.�

- Friday, June 2, at 9 p.m.: CHEYENNE KIMBALL � Newcomer Cheyenne Kimball will bring her acoustic sound to the set of Fridays with a track from her debut album, The Day Has Come, to be released July 11. Cheyenne is also the star of the MTV series Cheyenne that documents her life preparing for the debut of her album. The series is scheduled to premiere on May 31.

- Friday, June 16, at 9 p.m.: SAMMIE � Sammie first burst onto the music scene at age 12 with his single �I Like It.� Now 18, Sammie is back with a self-titled album that is slated for release in June. Sammie�s new album features the single �You Should Be My Girl,� featuring Sean Paul of Youngbloodz.

- Friday, June 23, at 9 p.m.: BOWLING FOR SOUP � The pop-rock group Bowling for Soup made their first big mark when they were nominated for a Grammy in 2003 for the single �Girl All the Bad Guys Want.� In 2005, the band released another hit single, �1985.�

- Friday, June 20, at 9 p.m.: DA BACKWUDZ � Hip-hop�s new sensation, Da Backwudz, released their debut album Wood Work earlier this year. Their single, �I Don�t Like the Look of It,� is quickly making its way up on the Billboard charts and samples the well-known song �Oopma Loompa� from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

Fridays is Cartoon Network�s programming block of original series that airs 7 p.m.-11 p.m. (ET, PT). Each Friday night, hosts Tommy Snider and Tara Sands interact with a live studio audience of kids and invite special guests and celebrities to the set for musical performances, skits and playful antics.

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com), currently seen in more than 89 million U.S. homes and 160 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.�s ad-supported cable service offering the best in original, acquired and classic animated entertainment for kids and families. Overnight from 11 p.m.-6 a.m. (ET, PT) Sunday-Thursday, Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animation for young adults 18-34.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, is a major producer of news and entertainment product around the world and the leading provider of programming for the basic cable industry.





  [may 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[05/04/16 - 04:31 PM]
ABC Announces the Teams Competing on the "Battlebots: The Gears Awaken" Preview Special, Airing Tuesday, May 10
The epic robot-fighting tournament "BattleBots" is back for season two this summer on Thursday, June 23.

[05/04/16 - 04:00 PM]
GSN Celebrates Mother's Day with Special Mom-Themed Marathon of "Family Feud," Sunday, May 8
Each of the 10 specially selected half-hour shows features questions designed to remind viewers about the woman they love the most - their mom - on her special day.

[05/04/16 - 02:15 PM]
Seth MacFarlane to Create, Executive-Produce and Star in New Hour-Long, Live-Action Comedic Drama Series for FOX
Set 300 years in the future, the series follows the adventures of the Orville, a not-so-top-of-the-line exploratory ship in Earth's interstellar Fleet.

[05/04/16 - 02:11 PM]
Geniuses Face Off in an Intense Test of Knowledge and Stamina on the Season Premiere of ABC's "500 Questions"
The five-night event series concludes with a two-hour season finale on Wednesday, June 1.

[05/04/16 - 01:03 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns in May with Three Back-to-Back Shows
Brie Larson (May 7), Drake (May 14) and Fred Armisen (May 21) will close out the show's season.

[05/04/16 - 01:01 PM]
Megyn Kelly to Sit Down with Laverne Cox during "MEGYN KELLY presents," Airing Tuesday, May 17, on FOX
As previously announced, the special also will feature Kelly's first extensive sit-down interview with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

[05/04/16 - 12:02 PM]
"Check It Out! With Dr. Steve Brule" Season 4 Premieres Friday, June 17th at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on Adult Swim
The new season will be followed by "Decker: Unclassified," starring Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington.

[05/04/16 - 12:00 PM]
Start Your Summer with an Animated Adventure During Freeform's "Funday" Weekend Programming Event on May 14 and 15
Experience college through Mike Wazowski's eye, whip up recipes with Remy, and cheer on Wreck-It Ralph and Aladdin as they attempt to prove themselves as heroes.

[05/04/16 - 11:57 AM]
GSN to Launch First Spinoff Series from "Skin Wars" Franchise; "Skin Wars: Fresh Paint" Debuts Wednesday, June 15 at 10PM ET/PT
The series features three of "Skin Wars" top former contestants who mentor six new, highly accomplished artists each week.

[05/04/16 - 10:49 AM]
National Geographic Launches a Covert Investigation Into the Disappearance of Adventurer Cody Dial in Riveting True-Crime Series, "Missing Dial"
The six-part series launches Sunday, May 22 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[05/04/16 - 10:25 AM]
Valerie Bertinelli Entertains Friends & Family on the Return of "Valerie's Home Cooking"
Valerie is back in the kitchen sharing her tips for easy-to-make, delicious dishes and homemade recipes, adding her own signature touches and flavor along the way.

[05/04/16 - 10:08 AM]
TNT Teams Up with E4 on "Foreign Bodies"
The series is the story of a motley gang of travellers embarking on a three-month trip around Asia.

[05/04/16 - 10:01 AM]
2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Champion Abby Wambach Joins ESPN
Wambach will cover international sporting events for the network later this summer at the UEFA European Football Championship 2016 in France and 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

[05/04/16 - 09:39 AM]
E! Announces Four New Unscripted Series as the Pop Culture Powerhouse Continues to Expand on Successful Primetime Slate
Highlights include a spin-off of hit franchise "WAGS" (Wives and Girlfriends of Sports Stars) set against the sunny, sexy backdrop of South Florida.

[05/04/16 - 09:34 AM]
Netflix Celebrates "Marseille"
In advance of the series launch on May 5, Netflix surprised the residents of Marseille today in true Hollywood fashion when a french twist of the original "Hollywood" sign was erected to overlook the city.