or


[12/20/07 - 01:13 PM]
Abc, NBC Shuffle January Premieres
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Within hours of this posting, NBC opted to bump "The Celebrity Apprentice" back to January 3 (read the story). To give you an idea of how quickly NBC changed its mind - a listing update confirming a two-hour "Deal or No Deal" on January 3 was issued at 8:19 AM PST this morning while the above release was put out at 2:31 PM PST. That's barely six hours boys and girls.]

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- It's official: ABC is once again sending "Grey's Anatomy" after NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice."

A network source has confirmed the Alphabet will move the January 3 installment of "Grey's" - the last episode filmed before the strike - to January 10. The news comes after yesterday's announcement the Peacock was shifting "Apprentice" to said date (read the story).

Making things more complicated - ABC has shuffled the dates for the premiere of "Cashmere Mafia" (read the story) and new episodes of "Ugly Betty" (read the story) and "Brothers & Sisters."

And if that wasn't enough - new dates have also been set for "Women's Murder Club," "My Name Is Earl" and "30 Rock's" de facto finales.

Here's a round-up of the various changes on ABC:

Thursday, January 3
8:00/7:00c - "Ugly Betty" (R)
9:00/8:00c - "Grey's Anatomy" (R)
10:00/9:00c - "Desperate Housewives" (R)

Friday, January 4
8:00/7:00c - "Grey's Anatomy" (R)
9:00/8:00c - "Women's Murder Club" (Last Pre-Strike Episode)
10:00/9:00c - "20/20"

Sunday, January 6
7:00/6:00c - "America's Funniest Home Videos"
8:00/7:00c - "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
9:00/8:00c - "Desperate Housewives" (Last Pre-Strike Episode)
10:00/9:00c - "Cashmere Mafia" (Series Premiere - Special Night)

Thursday, January 10
8:00/7:00c - "Ugly Betty"
9:00/8:00c - "Grey's Anatomy" (Last Pre-Strike Episode)
10:00/9:00c - "Big Shots"

Sunday, January 13-27
7:00/6:00c - "America's Funniest Home Videos"
8:00/7:00c - "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (Two Hours)
10:00/9:00c - "Brothers & Sisters" (Last Pre-Strike Episodes)

And a summary of the various changes on NBC:

Thursday, January 3
8:00/7:00c - "Deal or No Deal" (Two Hours)
10:00/9:00c - "ER"

Thursday, January 3
8:00/7:00c - "Deal or No Deal"
9:00/8:00c - "The Celebrity Apprentice" (Season Premiere)
10:00/9:00c - "ER"

Thursday, January 10
8:00/7:00c - "Deal or No Deal"
9:00/8:00c - "The Celebrity Apprentice" (Season Premiere)
10:00/9:00c - "ER"

Thursday, January 10
8:00/7:00c - "My Name Is Earl" (Last Pre-Strike Episode)
8:30/7:30c - "30 Rock" (Last Pre-Strike Episode)
9:00/8:00c - "The Celebrity Apprentice"
10:00/9:00c - "ER"

Thursday, January 17
8:00/7:00c - "My Name Is Earl" (Last Pre-Strike Episode)
8:30/7:30c - "30 Rock" (Last Pre-Strike Episode)
9:00/8:00c - "The Celebrity Apprentice"
10:00/9:00c - "ER" (Last Pre-Strike Episode)

With the aforementioned changes, one assumes "Scrubs" - originally set to return on January 17 - will shift to January 24.

Thursday, January 17
8:00/7:00c - (Repeat TBA)
8:30/7:30c - "Scrubs" (Last Pre-Strike Episode)
9:00/8:00c - "The Celebrity Apprentice"
10:00/9:00c - "ER" (Last Pre-Strike Episode)

As always, upcoming schedules are subject to change.





  [december 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· 20/20 (ABC)
· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (ABC)
· APPRENTICE, THE (NBC)
· BIG SHOTS (ABC)
· BROTHERS & SISTERS (ABC)
· CASHMERE MAFIA (ABC)
· DEAL OR NO DEAL (NBC)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· ER (NBC)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION (ABC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· MY NAME IS EARL (NBC)
· SCRUBS (ABC)
· UGLY BETTY (ABC)
· WOMEN'S MURDER CLUB (ABC)











[01/29/15 - 04:13 PM]
Jeffrey Dean Morgan Cast as a Series Regular on the CBS Summer Drama Series "Extant" for Season Two
Morgan will play JD Richter, a roguish womanizer and a cop of the future who is a mercenary/bounty hunter.

[01/29/15 - 04:07 PM]
Video: E! Unveils Super Bowl Spot for "The Royals"
The spot offers a glimpse inside the high stakes, decadent world of the show's fictional British royal family, including leading cast members Elizabeth Hurley, Alexandra Park and William Moseley.

[01/29/15 - 03:45 PM]
FOX Fires Up February with All-New Episodes, Season Finales and Special Guest Stars
Highlights include the "Mulaney" (February 15), "Sleepy Hollow" (February 23) and "MasterChef Junior" (February 24) season finales.

[01/29/15 - 01:20 PM]
Video: First MTV Movie Awards Promo with Amy Schumer and Anna Kendrick
The 24th annual "2015 MTV Movie Awards" will air live on Sunday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT from Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California.

[01/29/15 - 01:00 PM]
Rachael Taylor the Latest to Join "Marvel's A.K.A. Jessica Jones"
She'll play Patricia "Trish" Walker, a syndicated radio talk show host, former model and child TV star known to her adoring fans as "Patsy" Walker.

[01/29/15 - 11:34 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to Debut Musical "Mash Up Mondays" Starting February 2
Every Monday in February, once-in-a-lifetime musical performances will be created showcasing two artists paired up to form one unlikely supergroup.

[01/29/15 - 11:23 AM]
VH1 Moves "Mob Wives" and "Hindsight" to New Times on Wednesday Nights
Both series will now air one hour earlier at 8:00/7:00c and 9:00/8:00c, respectively.

[01/29/15 - 10:35 AM]
"The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Dominate ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of Jan. 19-23
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 19-23.

[01/29/15 - 10:13 AM]
"Nightline" Is #1 for the Week - Ranks #1 in Total Viewers 13 of Last 14 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 19-23.

[01/29/15 - 10:12 AM]
Five Greenlights, Two Renewals, And a Premiere! Comedy Central(R) Announces CC:Studios Development Slate
Available now on cc.com is "Roustabout," a comedic travelogue that follows Kurt Braunohler as he jet skis from Chicago to New Orleans to raise money for charity.

[01/29/15 - 10:00 AM]
A Disney Princess Inspired by Latin Cultures, "Elena of Avalor," Will Be Introduced in 2016 on Disney Junior Channels and Programming Blocks Around the World
The role of 16-year-old Princess Elena, the bold, caring, funny and clever ascendant to the throne in the fairytale kingdom of Avalor, will be voiced by Aimee Carrero.

[01/29/15 - 09:50 AM]
Debut Episode of Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect Mobile Game Premieres Today on the App Store
Said Kurt Sutter, "It's finally fucking here. It's awesome. Play it. Live it. Be the prospect."

[01/29/15 - 08:47 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Continues Its Reign for FOX
The network's newcomer equals last week's series high among adults 18-49.

[01/29/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Captures Its Biggest Overall Audience for a Rebroadcast Since April 16, Its Second-Biggest to Date
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 28.

[01/29/15 - 08:15 AM]
"Shark Week" Returns to Discovery Channel on July 5
A summer long celebration of all things shark, this year's edition will deliver more hours of all new, visually-stunning and informative shark-filled specials than ever before.