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[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.





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· 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)











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