or


[01/19/12 - 08:40 AM]
CLOO to Host "Mannix" Marathon on Saturday, January 28 With Episodes from the Classic TV Series Chosen by @TedonTV, the Network's SVP of Research Ted Linhart
The 12 episodes including Diane Keaton in one of her earliest roles.

[via press release from CLOO]

CLOO TO HOST "MANNIX" MARATHON ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 28 WITH EPISODES FROM THE CLASSIC TV SERIES CHOSEN BY @TEDONTV, THE NETWORK'S SVP OF RESEARCH TED LINHART

CLOO will feature a 24-hour marathon of the classic television series "Mannix" on Saturday, January 28 starting at 6 AM. A long-time fan of the show, Ted Linhart, senior vice president of research for USA Network and CLOO, chose his favorite 12 episodes to be a part of the marathon which feature a variety of episodes including Diane Keaton in one of her earliest roles.

"Mannix," developed by Bruce Geller, creator of "Mission: Impossible," was a long-running Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R)-winning series (1967-1975) known for its over-the-top fistfights, inventive title sequence, and swinging theme song. Linhart first discovered the series reading about it as a kid but was only able to watch episodes while working for a TV station in Chicago which owned the show. He has since been faithfully watching every episode as each new season has been released on DVD. Some of the "Mannix" memorabilia he has collected includes a script signed by the cast, the creator's Emmy(R) nomination plaque and a TV Guide Magazine featuring the series on the cover.

"As a kid I loved watching TV shows and with its fight scenes and good guys leaping off staircases onto bad guys Mannix was the program I always wanted to see but never could since it didn't really syndicate widely in the 80s," said Linhart. "Technology has since allowed me to catch up and it is this TV nerd's dream come true to schedule a full day of my favorite Mannix episodes on CLOO."

Linhart has been passionate about TV content and ratings for as long as he could remember. He began memorizing TV schedules and grids when his peers were focusing on sports stats and scores. He was an avid fan of Variety at age ten; at thirteen, his hero was Brandon Tartikoff, a clear indication of the path he would follow professionally. Linhart collects TV memorabilia and among the many items in his cherished collection are Desi Arnaz's autobiography inscribed to Desi's mother, a pristine copy of the first issue of TV Guide and a ticket to attend NBC's first official television broadcast when President Roosevelt opened the 1939 World's Fair. Linhart oversees and manages all of USA and Cloo's ratings and multi-platform metrics, including primary, sales and digital/new media areas, thus overseeing qualitative and quantitative research for both networks. Follow Ted Linhart on twitter via @TedOnTV

CLOO is the new destination for crime and mystery fans. Along with the original true-crime series "Killer Instinct," the network offers the best, most addictive crime and mystery programming on TV, including scripted dramas like "Burn Notice," "House," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "Monk," "NCIS," and "Psych," plus to iconic classics like "Charlie's Angels," "T.J. Hooker," and "Walker, Texas Ranger." CLOO Also features some of the genre's best films ("Blood Diamond," "Inside Man," "The Bourne Ultimatum," "Quantum of Solace," "3:10 To Yuma") including world premieres ("The Maiden Heist," "Dark World") and network premieres ("Blood and Bone," "Moon," "The Air I Breathe," "Unthinkable"). CLOO is available in more than 38 million homes. The CLOO website is located at www.cloo.com .

Details on the "Mannix" marathon are included below with notes from Ted Linhart. Official descriptions are available upon request. For more information or interviews with Ted Linhart, please contact Emily Spitale, 212.664.5786 or emily.spitale@nbcuni.com

CLOO'S "MANNIX" MARATHON - SATURDAY, JANUARY 28
6AM "A Choice of Evils" (S5, #9) - Peggy is kidnapped.
7AM "Overkill" (S4, #24) - A good serial killer story part of the series' season four finale.
8AM "What Happened To Sunday" (S4, #15) - Hangover "Mannix" style! Joe can't recall the last 24 hours.
9 AM "Edge of the Knife" (S2,#7) - Classic episode with Fritz Weaver as a doctor whose son is kidnapped so he will kill a patient during surgery.
10 AM "Sunburst" (S4, #9) - A good mystery as Joe encounters robbers at a roadside café.
11 AM "View From Nowhere" (S2, #11) - Good mystery. While in a helicopter Joe sees a penthouse murder, but tenants claimed nothing happened.
12 PM "Return To Summer Grove" (S3, #3) - Joe returns to his hometown and reunites with his Dad. Guest stars Vera Miles & Marion Ross.
1 PM "Medal For A Hero" (S3, #14) - Joe tries to clear Peggy's husband, a cop posthumously accused of being on the take.
2 PM "The Mouse That Died" (S4, #5) - Joe is poisoned
3 PM "A Choice of Evils" (Encore)
4 PM "Overkill" (Encore)
5 PM "What Happened to Sunday" (Encore)
6 PM "Edge of the Knife" (Encore)
7 PM "Sunburst" (Encore)
8 PM "The Playground" (S3, #4) - Robert Conrad guest stars as an arrogant movie star.
9 PM "The Sound of Darkness" (S3, #10) - Joe is blinded.
10 PM "The Color of Murder" (S4, #22) - Guest star Diane Keaton.
11 PM "The View From Nowhere" (Encore)
12 AM "Return To Summer Grove" (Encore)
1 AM "Medal For A Hero" (Encore)
2 AM "The Mouse That Died" (Encore)
3 AM "The Playground" (Encore)
4 AM "The Sound of Darkness" (Encore)
5 AM "The Color of Murder" (Encore)





  [january 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)











[10/20/14 - 10:40 AM]
Pizza Aficionados Sal Basille and Francis Garcia Return to Travel the Country on a Culinary Expedition in Cooking Channel's "Pizza Masters"
The six-episode series launches Friday, December 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[10/20/14 - 10:19 AM]
FX Networks to Unveil "Simpsons World" October 21
It will include instant and on-demand access to every single "Simpsons" episode - all 552 episodes (25 Seasons) - and each new episode from the current 26th season will be available for viewing the day after its original broadcast on FOX.

[10/20/14 - 10:01 AM]
Disney-ABC Announces ABC Owned Station Group as Launch Partner for Upcoming Syndicated Daytime Talker "The F-A-B" (Working Title) with Tyra Banks
Chrissy Teigen, Joe Zee, Lauren Makk and Leah Ashley will co-host the series, due in the fall of 2015.

[10/20/14 - 10:00 AM]
In a Straight-to-Series Order, FOX Greenlights First Comedy-Horror Anthology, "Scream Queens"
The series, produced by 20th Century Fox Television, is from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan and Dante Di Loreto.

[10/20/14 - 09:55 AM]
James Denton to Star in "The Good Witch" Alongside Catherine Bell and Bailee Madison in Hallmark Channel's Newest Original Primetime Series Based on the Network's Most Successful Original Movie Franchise
Denton will play Cassie's new next-door-neighbor, a divorced doctor and single dad who stirs things up in Middleton when he discovers Cassie's signature charm is more than just a magic touch.

[10/20/14 - 09:52 AM]
Video: "The Comeback" Trailer (HBO)
The series returns with the first of eight new episodes on Sunday, November 9.

[10/20/14 - 09:51 AM]
"Getting On," An Offbeat, Comedic Look at the Dysfunctional Staff of a Beleaguered Hospital, Begins Its Second Season Nov. 9, Exclusively on HBO
Guest stars on the second season include: Betty Buckle, Jayma Mays, Carrie Preston, Alia Shawkat and Jean Smart.

[10/20/14 - 09:49 AM]
Golden Globe-Nominated Drama Series "The Newsroom," Starring Emmy(R)-Winner Jeff Daniels and Emily Mortimer, Created by Aaron Sorkin, Kicks Off Third and Final Season Nov. 9, Exclusively on HBO
New to the guest cast in season three are B.J. Novak, Kat Dennings, Mary McCormack, Joanna Gleason and Clea DuVall.

[10/20/14 - 09:35 AM]
Showtime(R) Creates Compelling New Destination for Music Documentaries on Showtime 2(TM)
This collection gives a profound and unique insider's perspective on superstar artists and bands including Billy Joel, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Genesis, The Eagles, Green Day and Bob Dylan.

[10/20/14 - 09:01 AM]
Daniel Cormier Joins "UFC Tonight" on FOX Sports 1
Cormier joins an accomplished broadcast team, including co-host and former UFC multiple title contender Kenny Florian, veteran combat sports journalist Karyn Bryant and four-time World MMA Awards Journalist of the Year Ariel Helwani.

[10/20/14 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Continues NBC's Reign
The Peacock's NFL franchise is up more than 16% from last week among adults 18-49.

[10/20/14 - 08:33 AM]
National Geographic Channel Unleashes Chef Eric Greenspan on an American Road Trip Documenting His Gastronomic Quest for the Quintessential Meat Experience
"Eric Greenspan Is Hungry" premieres Monday, November 24 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[10/20/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Builds Year Over Year on Sunday for the 4th Straight Week This Season
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 19.

[10/20/14 - 08:23 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" Delivers Its Best Overnight Rating Since the Sunday Season Premiere on September 7
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 19.

[10/20/14 - 08:19 AM]
Pack Your Survival Gear - The Weather Channel Greenlights Second Season of "Fat Guys in the Woods"
Host and survival expert Creek Stewart will take groups of three average Joes into the woods to battle Mother Nature and teach them the art and science of outdoor survival while armed with only the most basic of tools.