or


[10/16/07 - 12:42 PM]
TV Guide Announces Nominees in 18 Categories for the Online Video Awards
Webisode nominees include "Jericho," "Lost," "Heroes" and "Ghost Whisperer" for drama and "The Office," "Psych," "30 Rock" and "Monk" for comedy.

[via press release from TV Guide]

TV Guide Announces Nominees in 18 Categories for the Online Video Awards

NBC Leads the Pack with 11 Nominations followed by FunnyOrDie.com; CBS and ABC, with Seven Nominations each

Fan Voting Begins today at www.tvguide.com/videoawards

LOS ANGELES -- TV Guide today announced nominees in 18 categories for its Online Video Awards. The Online Video Awards are intended to recognize the best and most innovative professional video programming being created for the Web. Many of the major broadcast and cable networks are represented among the nominees along with other entertainment sites including FunnyOrDie.com, SuperDeluxe.com and YouTube.com. Winners will be chosen by fan voting, taking place now at www.tvguide.com/videoawards.

The awards will be handed out on Dec. 1 in Santa Monica, California at the Barker Hanger, with a two-hour special television program produced by Bob Bain Productions, to air several days later.

Rich Battista, Gemstar-TV Guide's chief executive officer said, �It's exactly the right time for the Online Video Awards. As you can see from our list of nominees, there is a wide range of innovative and high quality Web-only programming currently being created and we're excited to be among the first to single it out for recognition. We're looking forward to the outcome of fan voting in these 18 categories and to a terrific event, and a very entertaining television special.�

Nominees in 18 separate categories are listed below.

1. Funniest Web Video (a/k/a LOL Award)
The Landlord (FunnyOrDie)
Dick in a Box (NBC)
The Star-Spangled Banner (JibJab)
Water Boardin' USA (MyDamnChannel)

2. Best TV Show Site on the Web
Lost (ABC)
Heroes 360 (NBC)
Jericho (CBS)
American Idol (Fox)

3. Best Comedy Site on the Web
FunnyOrDie.com
SuperDeluxe.com
MyDamnChannel.com
Comedycentral.com

4. Best TV Drama Webisode
Jericho: Countdown (CBS)
Lost: Flashbacks (ABC)
Heroes: Yamagato Fellowship's "Takezo Kensei: Sword Saint" (NBC)
Ghost Whisperer: The Other Side (CBS)

5. Best TV Comedy Webisode
The Office (NBC)
Psych (USA)
30 Rock: Evening with Kenneth (NBC)
Monk (USA)

6. Best Sci-Fi Webisode
Star Trek: New Voyages (StarTrekNewVoyages)
Battlestar Galactica (SciFi)
The 4400 (USA)
Afterworld (MySpace)

7. Best TV Reality Webisode
Survivor: Meet the Castaways (CBS)
Tori & Dean: Inn Love (Oxygen)
Amazing Race: Elimination Station (CBS)
Dancing with the Stars: Confessionals (ABC)

8. Best Original Web Drama Series
Sam has Seven Friends (Samhas7friends)
Prom Queen (PromQueen.tv)
Sanctuary (SanctuaryForAll)
LonelyGirl15 (YouTube)

9. Best Original Web Comedy Series
Clark & Michael (ClarkandMichael)
Derek & Simon (SuperDeluxe)
Illeanarama: Supermarket of the Stars (YouTube)
Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager (YouTube)

10. Best Original Web Reality Series
Mark Burnett's Gold Rush (AOL)
Nick Cannon's Star Camp (Nickelodeon)
Inturn (CBS)
Real Kids of Orange County (Bravo)

11. Best Web Talk Show
Tom Green: Mania TV (ManiaTV)
Dave Foley: Can't Sleep with Dave Foley (SuperDeluxe)
Dave Navarro: Spread Entertainment (ManiaTV)
In Bed with Carrie Keagan (ngtv)

12. Best Actor (for original Web material)
Steve Carell: The Office (NBC)
Will Ferrell: The Landlord (FunnyOrDie)
Tony Shaloub: Monk (USA)
Kyle Rankin: Hellholes (Atom Films)

13. Best Actress (for original Web material)
Pearl: The Landlord; Good Cop, Baby Cop (FunnyOrDie)
Illeana Douglas: Supermarket of the Stars (YouTube)
Jessica Lee Rose: LonelyGirl15 (YouTube)
Laura Howard: Prom Queen (promqueen.tv)

14. Funniest Duo (for original Web material)
Will Ferrell & Pearl: The Landlord (FunnyOrDie)
Jimmy Kimmel & Sarah Silverman: The Opera (ABC)
Becki Newton & Michael Urie: Ugly Betty (ABC)
Clark Duke and Michael Cera: Clark and Michael (Clarkandmichael)

15. Best Behind The Scenes Video on the Web
American Idol: Behind the Scenes (Fox)
Grey's Anatomy: Props Department (ABC)
SNL: Backstage (NBC)
Hey Paula: Behind the Scenes (Bravo)

16. Best Extras for the Web (a/k/a Extra! Extra! Extra!)
The Office: PSAs (NBC)
Heroes: Character profiles (NBC)
Ugly Betty: Michael Urie & Becki Newton Video Diaries (ABC)
How I Met Your Mother: Robin Sparkles music video (CBS/FOX)

17. Best Celebrity Video on the Web
Ellen DeGeneres: Ready, Set, Go! Ellen's Emmy Adventure (Ellen)
Ask Tina: 30 Rock (NBC)
Danny DeVito: The Contract (FunnyOrDie)
FCU with Bill Murray (FunnyOrDie)

18. Best Animated Video on the Web
Adventures with the Ambersons (SuperDeluxe)
Pale Force (NBC)
5 On With Alan Whiter (Comedy Central)
Family Guy: Up Late (Fox)

About Gemstar-TV Guide

Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. is a leading global media, entertainment, and technology company that develops, licenses, markets and distributes products and services that maximize the video guidance and entertainment experience for consumers. The Company's businesses include: television, publishing, and new media properties; interactive program guide services and products; and intellectual property licensing. Additional information about the Company can be found at www.gemstartvguide.com.

This news release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. Any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance or results and involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual performance or results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements, including risks and uncertainties related to the timely availability and market acceptance of products and services incorporating the Company's technologies and content; our investments in new and existing businesses; the impact of competitive products and services; and the other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports, including the most recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, each as it may be amended from time to time. The Company assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

Note to Editors: Gemstar, TV Guide, and TVGuide.com are trademarks or registered trademarks of Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries. The names of other companies, products and services used herein are for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.





  [october 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· 4400, THE (USA)
· AMAZING RACE, THE (CBS)
· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (SYFY)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW, THE (SYNDICATION)
· GHOST WHISPERER (CBS)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· HEROES (NBC)
· HEROES (NBC)
· HEY PAULA (BRAVO)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· JERICHO (CBS)
· LOST (ABC)
· MONK (USA)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· PSYCH (USA)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· TORI & DEAN: HOME SWEET HOLLYWOOD (OXYGEN)
· UGLY BETTY (ABC)





[07/28/14 - 02:27 PM]
HGTV to Begin Production on "Mark & Derek's Excellent Flip" Featuring Derek Hough and Mark Ballas
Instead of dancing a perfect paso doble, champion dancers Derek Hough and Mark Ballas will be kicking up dust on their latest project - a home renovation series on HGTV.

[07/28/14 - 02:05 PM]
ESPN's Multiplatform Coverage of Little League Baseball and Softball Divisional Championships Begins July 30
The championship games will lead into ESPN's multiplatform coverage of the Little League World Series presented by Kellogg's Frosted Flakes from Williamsport, Pa, beginning Thursday, August 14.

[07/28/14 - 01:33 PM]
"Criminal Minds" and "Extant" to Swap Time Periods Starting This Wednesday, July 30
"Criminal Minds" will return to its regular 9:00/8:00c slot followed by new drama "Extant" at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 01:08 PM]
Don't Miss the Season Two Premiere of "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" on Sunday, August 3 at 10PM ET/PT Only on E!
Plus: don't miss an all-new episode of the hit series "Botched" airing Sunday, August 10 at its new time of 10:30/9:30c.

[07/28/14 - 01:06 PM]
NBC Sports Group's 5 Match Soccer Slate This Week Kicks Off with Manchester United v. FC Internazionale Tomorrow at 7 PM ET on NBCSN
NBC Sports Group's lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White will be on site to call both matches.

[07/28/14 - 12:20 PM]
Video: "Atlanta Exes" + Super Trailer + Monday, August 18th on VH1
Watch a sneak preview of the new series, featuring the once significant others of an elite list of A-list men, which has no shortage of fabulousness, ambition, love, and drama.

[07/28/14 - 11:46 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces Digital Content Partnership with Redd's Apple Ale for the Launch of the Original Weekly Improv Series "CC: Social Scene"
Socially inspired by Comedy Central's CC:Studios, the six-episode improv series is hosted by comedian Paul Scheer and directed by Rich Talarico.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Got Talent! August Slate Sizzles with the Return of ID's Most Beloved Stars: Paula Zahn, Susan Lucci, Joe Kenda, And Candice DeLong
First, tour the mind of infamous accused-ax-murderer Lizzie Borden in the season premiere of "Deadly Women" with Candice DeLong on Friday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c, followed by the landmark 100th episode at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
CBS Summer Dramas Score Big Live+7-Day Playback Lift for the Week of July 7
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/28/14 - 11:27 AM]
Michelle Beisner Joins ESPN as NFL Features Reporter
Since 2006, Beisner has worked as a studio host and field reporter for NFL Network.

[07/28/14 - 11:15 AM]
Special Guest Jay Leno Mentors the Comics as the Final Five Move One Step Closer to Being the "Last Comic Standing" on Tues, July 31 (10-11 P.M. ET)
Only five comics remain in the competition, and the stakes have never been higher as they move one step closer to winning the coveted title of "Last Comic Standing."

[07/28/14 - 09:51 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "David Bowie: Five Years" - Documentary Special Premieres Friday, August 1st at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
The film is the definitive portrait of one of rock's most influential stars.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
"Gypsy Sisters" Focus on Family in New Season on TLC
The series returns with a special two-hour season premiere on Thursday, August 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
El Rey Network And Celestial Pictures Boost Multi-Year Partnership To Bring Viewers The Best In Classic Martial Arts
The new deal will provide the network with access to 255 iconic martial arts titles from the Shaw Brothers vault - the world's leading martial arts collection, many on an exclusive basis.

[07/28/14 - 08:57 AM]
Season Two of "Shark Hunters" Premieres Wednesday, July 30, at 9 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The 60-minute outdoor fishing show features three long-standing East Coast shark tournaments and five captains pitted against each other to catch the heaviest shark.