or


[12/14/06 - 01:18 PM]
NBC Universal Television Studio Notches Seven Golden Globe Nominations, Including Nods for Popular 'Heroes' as Best Television Drama and 'The Office' as Best Television Series - Comedy Or Musical
The studio touts its seven Golden Globe nominations today.

[via press release from NBC Universal Television Studio]

NBC UNIVERSAL TELEVISION STUDIO NOTCHES SEVEN GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS, INCLUDING NODS FOR POPULAR 'HEROES' AS BEST TELEVISION DRAMA AND 'THE OFFICE' AS BEST TELEVISION SERIES - COMEDY OR MUSICAL

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - December 14, 2006 - The NBC Universal Television Studio scored seven Golden Globe nominations today, including NBC's new hit drama "Heroes" (Mondays, 9-10 p.m. ET) -- which was nominated as Best Television Series-Drama -- while the Emmy Award-winning "The Office" (Thursdays, 8:30-9 p.m. ET) also was nominated as Best Television Series-Comedy or Musical. The announcements were made early today by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

In addition, Hugh Laurie, the title star of the studio's critically acclaimed Fox drama "House" (Tuesdays, 9-10 p.m. ET), was nominated again for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series-Drama. The actor won the award for his performance in the same role and category last year.

Likewise, other studio nominees include Steve Carell of NBC's "The Office" (Thursdays, 8:30-9 p.m. ET), who earned his second Globe nomination in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series-Comedy or Musical. Carell won the award for his performance in the role and category last year. He was joined in the same category by Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award nominee Alec Baldwin for his work on NBC's new comedy "30 Rock" (Thursdays, 9:30-10 p.m. ET) and by Tony Shalhoub of USA's "Monk" (Fridays, 9-10 p.m. ET) (also a previous Golden Globe winner and three-time Emmy winner for "Monk").

Newcomer Masi Oka of "Heroes" - television's top freshman series among total viewers and adults 18-49 -- was rewarded with a nomination for Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Television Series-Drama.

"On behalf of the NBC Universal Television Studio, we want to thank the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and congratulate our studio's deserving nominees," said Angela Bromstad, President, NBC Universal Television Studio. "It's wonderful to see such recognition paid both to our new and returning shows that have proven to be both critical and commercial hits as well."

The studio also recently earned 10 nominations from the Writers Guild Awards, three more nominations from the Producers Guild, and had four of its series ("Battlestar Galactica," "Friday Night Lights," "Heroes" and "The Office") named by the American Film Institute as "AFI TV Programs of the Year."

"Heroes" is an epic drama that chronicles the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities. Their ultimate destiny is nothing less than saving the world. The ensemble cast includes Sendhil Ramamurthy ("Blind Guy Driving"), Milo Ventimiglia ("Gilmore Girls"), Adrian Pasdar ("Judging Amy"), Hayden Panettiere ("Ice Princess"), Jack Coleman ("Dynasty"), Ali Larter ("Final Destination"), (Noah Gray-Cabey ("My Wife & Kids"), Santiago Cabrera ("Empire"), Tawny Cypress ("Third Watch"), Greg Grunberg ("Alias") and Golden Globe nominee Masi Oka (NBC's "Scrubs").

Tim Kring is the series' creator and executive producer. Dennis Hammer (NBC's "Crossing Jordan") and Allan Arkush (NBC's "Crossing Jordan") also are executive producers. The drama is produced by NBC Universal Television Studio.

"The Office," from Reveille and NBC Universal Television Studio, was also the 2006 Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Comedy Series. The program is a documentary-style look into the humorous and sometimes poignant foolishness that plagues the world of 9-to-5 in the half-hour comedy "The Office," based on the award-winning BBC hit.

A fly-on-the-wall "docu-reality" parody about modern American office life, "The Office" delves into the lives of the workers at Dunder Mifflin paper supply company in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Carell ("The 40-Year-Old Virgin," "Little Miss Sunshine") stars along with Jenna Fischer ("Slither"), John Krasinski ("Jarhead," "Kinsey"), Rainn Wilson ("Six Feet Under") and B.J. Novak ("Punk'd").

Also starring are Melora Hardin ("Monk") David Denman ("When A Stranger Calls"), Leslie David Baker ("Malcolm in the Middle"), Brian Baumgartner ("Arrested Development"), Kate Flannery ("The Heir Apparent"), Angela Kinsey ("Tripping Forward"), Oscar Nu´┐Żez ("Halfway Home"), Phyllis Smith ("Arrested Development"), Mindy Kaling ("The 40-Year-Old Virgin") and Paul Lieberstein (writer, "King of the Hill").

"The Office" is executive-produced by Ben Silverman, Greg Daniels (who developed the series for American audiences), Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Howard Klein.

NBC Universal Television Studio produces or co-produces series for primetime, late-night, daytime, longform, reality and digital media projects for a variety of broadcast networks, cable and online outlets. Its current roster features the Emmy-winning comedies "The Office" and "Monk," hit dramas "House," "Battlestar Galactica," "Crossing Jordan," "Las Vegas" and new series "Heroes," "30 Rock," "Friday Night Lights," "Psych" and "Eureka," among others. Additionally, the studio, along with Wolf Films, produce the powerhouse "Law & Order" drama brand, the most successful drama series brand in television history.





  [december 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· ALIAS (ABC)
· ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT (NETFLIX)
· BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (SYFY)
· CROSSING JORDAN (NBC)
· EMPIRE (ABC)
· FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (DIRECTV)
· GILMORE GIRLS (NETFLIX)
· HEROES (NBC)
· HOUSE (FOX)
· JUDGING AMY (CBS)
· KING OF THE HILL (FOX)
· MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE (FOX)
· MONK (USA)
· MY WIFE & KIDS (ABC)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· PUNK'D (BET)
· SCRUBS (ABC)
· SIX FEET UNDER (HBO)
· THIRD WATCH (NBC)





[02/20/17 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Low Key Night in Demos
The Alphabet wins the evening among adults 18-49 with a modest 0.9 average rating.

[02/19/17 - 08:07 PM]
Upcoming Episodes of "Big Little Lies," "Girls," "Crashing" Available for Early Streaming Next Friday
HBO's originals will be available in advance of Sunday's telecast against the Oscars.

[02/19/17 - 04:18 PM]
BBC America Announces "Blue Planet II" - Successor to Nature Series Phenomenon "Planet Earth II"
This brand new seven-part landmark nature series exploring the world's oceans, will be presented by world renowned broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough.

[02/19/17 - 08:32 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Race in Total Viewers, Adults 18-49
The Peacock's "SNL Vintage" tops the night in the key demographic.

[02/18/17 - 08:25 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Both Viewers, Demos
The Eye's "Blue Bloods" leads the night in each category.

[02/17/17 - 03:05 PM]
ABC Counts Down to Oscar(R) Sunday from Morning till Night with Special Episodes of "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "Speechless," "Good Morning America" and "The Chew," Beginning Monday, February 20
On "Speechless": When the Dimeos throw their annual Oscar party with other special-needs families, Maya feels threatened by new mom Becca, who seems a little too perfect.

[02/17/17 - 02:37 PM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" to Broadcast Live Following President Trump's Address to Congress, Tuesday, Feb. 28
Colbert will host from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York and welcome actress Lisa Kudrow and former White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest as his guests.

[02/17/17 - 12:20 PM]
Nick Swisher Joins FOX Sports - 2009 World Series Champion and MLB All-Star Serves as Studio Analyst
Recently retired, Swisher, a fan-favorite with an infectious personality throughout his 12-year playing career, makes his 2017 debut on FS1's "MLB Whiparound" this April.

[02/17/17 - 11:09 AM]
TNT's "Animal Kingdom" Returns for Season 2 Tuesday, May 30
The second season has been expanded to 13 episodes, up from its 10-episode freshman run.

[02/17/17 - 10:31 AM]
The Top 20 Junior Home Cooks Are Revealed on "MasterChef Junior"
Throughout this season, the juniors will face a wide array of exciting new challenges, including one served up by former First Lady Michelle Obama.

[02/17/17 - 09:21 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Season 7 Mid-Season Premiere Delivers 15.9 Million Total Viewers
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 12.

[02/17/17 - 09:01 AM]
TBS's "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Is #1 in Late Night Among Young Adults in 2017
TBS spins the numbers for the year to date.

[02/17/17 - 08:37 AM]
Showtime Sports(R) to Stream First Ever Live Boxing Event on Twitter with Broner vs. Grandos, Live on Saturday, Feb. 18
The unique collaboration with Twitter is an extension of the Showtime Free Preview Weekend during which the premium network will be available to more than 73 million television households nationwide from Friday, February 17 through Monday, February 20.

[02/17/17 - 08:27 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Continues Demo Win Streak
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 for the fourth consecutive week.

[02/16/17 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 16
Updates include: Kevin Smith brings "Sam & Twitch" to BBC America; Retta tapped for "Good Girls" at NBC; and Jonathan Krisel to helm "Ghosted" at FOX.