or


[11/29/07 - 11:15 AM]
Family Friendly Programming Forum to Celebrate "The 9th Annual Family Television Awards" Airing Thursday, December 27, 2007, on the CW
Phil Keoghan hosted the evening which will air as a one-hour special on Thursday, December 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[via press release from The CW]

FAMILY FRIENDLY PROGRAMMING FORUM TO CELEBRATE "THE 9TH ANNUAL FAMILY TELEVISION AWARDS" AIRING THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2007, ON THE CW

Amazing Race's Phil Keoghan to Host

Ugly Betty, Heroes, High School Musical 2, Pushing Daisies, Kyle XY, Planet Earth and Are you Smarter than a Fifth Grader? Honored

LOS ANGELES, CA (November 28, 2007) -- The Family Friendly Programming Forum (FFPF), an initiative of the Association of National Advertisers, celebrated THE 9TH ANNUAL FAMILY TELEVISION AWARDS, which will air as a special on Thursday, December 27, 2007 (9 - 10 pm EST) on The CW Network.

Phil Keoghan hosted the evening with appearances by Paula Abdul, LeVar Burton, David Cassidy, Kristin Chenoweth, Debbie Allen, Jack Coleman, Kenny Ortega, Monique Coleman, America Ferrera, Jeff Foxworthy, Vanessa Hudgens, Ryne Sanborn, Jordin Sparks, Kaycee Stroh, Ashley Tisdale, Tyler James Williams and more.

Awards were presented in 11 categories, the complete list of honorees includes:

Comedy - Ugly Betty

Drama - Heroes

Actor - Zac Efron

Actor - Kyle Chandler

Actress - America Ferrera

Miniseries or Special - Planet Earth

Movie Musical - High School Musical 2

New Series - Pushing Daisies

Cable Series - Kyle XY

Reality - Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader?

Favorite Newcomer - Zachary Levi

THE 9th ANNUAL FAMILY TELEVISION AWARDS is the only awards show that recognizes outstanding programming for family viewing. The awards are given by the members of the Association of National Advertisers.

With over 40 national advertiser members, the FFPF is taking positive steps to increase family friendly programming choices on television. Their mission is to support and promote the development of "family friendly" television across all programming genres between the hours of 8 and 10 p.m., when adults and children are most likely to watch television together.

An important element of this awards show is that part of the proceeds help fund scholarships to encourage student writers to consider family friendly themes. To date, 49 scholarships have been awarded to promising young scriptwriters.

Additional information about The Family Television Awards and other initiatives of the Forum can be found at www.ana.net/family.





  [november 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· AMAZING RACE, THE (CBS)
· ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A FIFTH GRADER? (FOX)
· CHUCK (NBC)
· FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (DIRECTV)
· HEROES (NBC)
· KYLE XY (ABC FAMILY)
· PUSHING DAISIES (ABC)
· UGLY BETTY (ABC)





[11/17/18 - 08:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Last Man Standing" Sparks Another FOX Victory
The network takes home top honors among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[11/16/18 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 16
Updates include: Jon Cryer to play Lex Luthor on The CW's "Supergirl"; Hulu orders pilot based on Jeff Lemire's "Sweet Tooth"; and Jeffery Deaver's "The Bone Collector" eyed as drama at NBC.

[11/16/18 - 02:04 PM]
Karey Burke Named President, ABC Entertainment, Following Channing Dungey's Decision to Step Down from the Role
Upon completion of the 21st Century Fox acquisition, Ms. Burke will then report to Dana Walden, chairman, Disney Television Studios and ABC Entertainment.

[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
"America's Got Talent: The Champions" Announces First Group of All-Star Acts
The spin-off will bring together the world's most talented, memorable and all-around fan favorite acts from past seasons of "AGT" and around the globe from the other "Got Talent" franchises," spanning 194 territories.

[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
Video: "Young Justice: Outsiders" - Teaser
The animated series comes to DC Universe on Friday, January 4.

[11/16/18 - 12:17 PM]
ABC Picks Up "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." for a Seventh Season
Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge, Henry Simmons, Natalia Cordova-Buckley and Jeff Ward star in the current sixth season, due in Summer 2019.

[11/16/18 - 11:18 AM]
Ken Jeong to Embark on the Ultimate Christmas Journey in New YouTube Original Special "Ken Jeong Cracks Christmas"
The 30-minute special will debut on the Buzzfeed YouTube channel on December 12.

[11/16/18 - 10:15 AM]
"Vice Special Report: The Panic Artists," A Behind-the-Scenes Account of the 2008 Financial Crisis, Debuts Dec. 10 on HBO
With exclusive interviews and testimony from the major players in politics and economics, the special provides the definitive look inside the most successful - and most loathed - taxpayer-funded bailout in history.

[11/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Showtime Debuts New Trailer for "SMILF" Season Two
The Frankie Shaw-led comedy returns Sunday, January 20 at 10:30/9:30c on the pay channel.

[11/16/18 - 10:00 AM]
Writer/Producer Eric Friedman Signs Overall Deal That Extends His Successful Tenure with Disney Channel
Most recently, Friedman was executive producer and showrunner of "Bizaardvark," which has wrapped production after three seasons.

[11/16/18 - 09:10 AM]
FOX Sports Reigns Supreme in Most Important Metric in All of Television: Live Sports Event Viewing
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/16/18 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Series Score Postseason Football Spotlights
Look for a special episode of "Magnum P.I." following the AFC Championship Game on Sunday, January 20.

[11/16/18 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Continue Reign
The network leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/16/18 - 08:02 AM]
Netflix to Produce Animated Feature Film "Escape from Hat" from Academy Award Nominated Director Mark Osborne
Production will commence this month in New York for an expected 2022 release.

[11/16/18 - 04:56 AM]
Animal Planet and Coyote Peterson Announce the Development of First Long-Form Television Series for YouTube Star
The series will premiere on Animal Planet in 2019 and will appeal to Peterson's established 13 million-strong "Coyote Pack" as well as Animal Planet's global audience.