or


[08/18/08 - 12:54 PM]
The 60th Annual Primetime Emmy(R) Awards to Feature "Television's Most Memorable Moments" During Live Ceremony, September 21 on Abc
Among the featured shows: "American Idol," "Friends," "Sex and the City," "South Park," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "ER," "Grey's Anatomy," "Lost," "The Sopranos" and "The X-Files."

[via press release from ABC]

"THE 60TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY� AWARDS" TO FEATURE "TELEVISION'S MOST MEMORABLE MOMENTS" DURING LIVE CEREMONY, SEPTEMBER 21 ON ABC

Fans Can See Clips and Vote for Favorites at emmys.abc.com Beginning August 18

As a special element in celebrating the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' "60th Annual Primetime Emmy� Awards"�broadcast live, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on ABC � "Television's Most Memorable Moments" will be highlighted as chosen from a nationwide internet vote.

For this one-of-a-kind celebration, 20 of the most memorable comedy moments and 20 of the most memorable dramatic moments in television history were chosen by Ken Ehrlich Productions (producers of this year's Emmy Awards), Television Academy leadership and a select group of the nation's top television journalists. Beginning August 18 and ending September 15 (12:00 p.m., ET) at emmys.abc.com, fans of television will be able to see a clip from each of these shows and vote for their favorites. On Emmy night, the Top 5 in each category will be presented and the two winning "Most Memorable Moments" will be revealed prior to the presentation of Emmys for the "Outstanding Comedy Series" and the "Outstanding Drama Series."

"We wanted to give television fans an interactive experience for this year's Emmy show, and what could be better than to ask them to weigh in on what are television's most memorable moments? It's a perfect opportunity both to celebrate the history of television and at the same time to introduce new generations to some of the medium's most important events," said Ken Ehrlich, executive producer of "The 60th Annual Primetime Emmy� Awards."

From The Beatles' first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" to the entire Cosby family singing a Ray Charles song, from hearing the �Goodnights' on "The Waltons" to the disappearance of the island on "Lost," fans will be able to narrow 40 of "Television's Most Memorable Moments" down to just two.

Clips from the following series, specials, movies of the week and miniseries have been posted to emmys.abc.com for internet voting to determine the all-time favorite comedy and drama moments:

COMEDY/VARIETY MOMENTS

"ALL IN THE FAMILY"
"AMERICAN IDOL"
"ELLEN"
"FRIENDS"
"I LOVE LUCY"
"MASH"
"MORK & MINDY"
"MURPHY BROWN"
"NEWHART"
"ROWAN AND MARTIN'S LAUGH-IN"
"SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE"
"SEINFELD"
"SEX AND THE CITY"
"SOUTH PARK"
"THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW"
"THE COSBY SHOW"
"THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW"
"THE HONEYMOONERS"
"THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW"
"THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON"

DRAMATIC MOMENTS

"THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISS JANE PITTMAN"
"BRIAN'S SONG"
"BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER"
"DALLAS"
"DUEL"
"DYNASTY"
"ER"
"GREY'S ANATOMY"
"LA LAW"
"LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE"
"LOST"
"MIAMI VICE"
"MOONLIGHTING"
"ROOTS"
"STAR TREK"
"THE FUGITIVE"
"THE SOPRANOS"
"THE TWILIGHT ZONE"
"THE WALTONS"
"THE X-FILES"

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences was founded in 1946 just one month after network television was born. It is a non-profit organization devoted to the advancement of telecommunications arts and sciences and to fostering creative leadership in the telecommunications industry. In addition to recognizing outstanding programming through its Primetime Emmy� Awards, the Television Academy publishes EMMY Magazine and, through its Foundation, is responsible for the Archive of American Television, College Television Awards, acclaimed student internships and other educational outreach programs. For more information on the Television Academy and its many industry-related programs and services, including year-round Academy events, please visit www.emmys.tv.





  [august 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (UPN)
· ER (NBC)
· FRIENDS (NBC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· LOST (ABC)
· SEX AND THE CITY (HBO)
· SOPRANOS, THE (HBO)
· SOUTH PARK (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· X-FILES, THE (FOX)











[09/21/14 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with College Football Coverage
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/21/14 - 08:30 AM]
Encore of "American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. the World" Equals NBC's Highest Saturday Average in Adults 18-49, Excluding Sports, Since June 28
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, September 20.

[09/20/14 - 12:51 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with NBC
A special Friday edition of "Big Brother" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[09/20/14 - 12:37 PM]
"Dateline NBC" Equals Its Highest Friday 18-49 Rating in 16 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 19.

[09/20/14 - 08:40 AM]
L3 Ratings: ABC's "Dancing" Premiere Marks Biggest-Ever Playback Lift - Monday's Top Show
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/19/14 - 02:43 PM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network Wins in Primetime with Viewers and Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 02:22 PM]
Statement from E! Regarding "Fashion Police"
"We decided, with Melissa Rivers' blessing, that Joan would have wanted the franchise to continue," the network said. "Fashion Police will return in 2015 commencing with Golden Globes coverage on Monday, January 12."

[09/19/14 - 11:03 AM]
Get Ready for an "Awkward" Binge Sesh When MTV Airs the Hit Series in Its Entirety Beginning on Monday, September 22 at 8:30 AM ET/PT
Said marathon concludes with the premiere of the second-half of season 4 on Tuesday, September 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/19/14 - 11:00 AM]
"Justified" Arrests Sam Elliott and Garret Dillahunt
The series returns for its sixth and final season in January 2015.

[09/19/14 - 10:06 AM]
"CMT Instant Jam: Kenny Chesney" Premieres Saturday, September 27 at 10 P.M., ET/PT
Viewers can get a sneak peek of Chesney's "American Kids" performance exclusively on the CMT Artists App beginning tomorrow morning at 11:30 a.m. ET.

[09/19/14 - 09:15 AM]
Cartoon Network's Hit Series "Regular Show" Is Back for a Not-So-Regular Sixth Season Premiering Thursday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT)
The Emmy-winning series was created by JG Quintel and produced by Cartoon Network Studios.

[09/19/14 - 08:40 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Ranks as the #1 Non-Sports Telecast on the Big 4 Last Night in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dominates with "Thursday Night Football"
The Eye easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/19/14 - 08:01 AM]
"The Graham Norton Show" Returns to BBC America Saturday, October 4, 11:00 PM ET
In the premiere episode, Denzel Washington, Peter Capaldi and Gemma Arterton will join each other on Graham's infamous orange sofa.

[09/19/14 - 07:42 AM]
CNBC's "The Filthy Rich Guide" Series Premiere on Wednesday, October 8 at 10PM ET/PT
The five-episode series is "a fun, fast-paced guide that catalogues the ways in which the .01 percent spend their money."