or


[06/19/07 - 02:49 PM]
ABC Renames 'Sam I Am,' Eyes Friday Changes
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- ABC has rebranded its new comedy "Sam I Am" while its fall schedule may see some tinkering on Friday nights.

The Christina Applegate-led half-hour is now being dubbed "Samantha Be Good" due to clearance issues with the estate of Dr. Seuss. The original title alluded to the oft repeated line from the classic Seuss book "Green Eggs and Ham."

Neither the Alphabet nor producer ABC Studios commented on the change, which has been reflected in the show's press materials.

Meanwhile in other fall news, "Men in Trees" creator Jenny Bicks spilled the beans on a potential change to the network's Friday schedule in her latest blog posting to ABC.com (click here). The original posting, which subsequently has been edited, read:

SEASON TWO will start airing FRIDAY NIGHTS at 9:00 pm (our launch slot) starting at the end of September or beginning of October. This is the one date that they have not released yet�but stay tuned, we will have it well in advance of our premiere. NOTE: ABC officially announced we were on at 8 pm on Fridays, this has been changed. We are now premiering in the 9:00 pm time slot, after 20/20. So, don�t get confused. 9:00 pm. Friday nights. We will be followed by Women�s Murder Club at 10 pm.

The post, which was changed over the weekend, now simply reads:

SEASON TWO will start airing FRIDAY NIGHTS at the end of September or beginning of October. This is the one date that they have not released yet�but stay tuned, we will have it well in advance of our premiere.

The network originally slated "Men in Trees" for the 8:00/7:00c hour this fall, followed by "Club" at 9:00/8:00c and "20/20" at 10:00/9:00c.

Nevertheless, ABC and Warner Bros. Television have yet to confirm any of the changes.





  [april 2015]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· 20/20 (ABC)
· MEN IN TREES (ABC)
· SAMANTHA WHO? (ABC)
· WOMEN'S MURDER CLUB (ABC)









[04/27/15 - 02:06 PM]
The Reign of "Thrones" Continues as Premiere Episode Outpaces Previous Season
HBO further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 12.

[04/27/15 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Offers Extended Coverage from Las Vegas for Mayweather-Pacquiao Superfight
FOX Sports 1 is on hand at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino Broadcast Center throughout fight week, providing extended preview coverage for original studio programs.

[04/27/15 - 01:50 PM]
The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy(R) Awards on Pop Become the Network's Most-Watched Live Event in Eight Years
POP spins the numbers for Sunday, April 26.

[04/27/15 - 01:10 PM]
Oxygen Media's "The Prancing Elites Project" Dances Into Viewers' Hearts with Highest-Rated Series Premiere Among All Key Demos Since Network Rebrand
Oxygen further spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 22.

[04/27/15 - 12:02 PM]
"Dateline NBC" Sunday Up 33% in Adults 25-54 and Up 38% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 26.

[04/27/15 - 11:30 AM]
Jonathan Stern and Keith Quinn Announce First Slate of Projects for FOX's Multi-Platform Programming
Highlights include "Filthy Sexy Teen$," a half-hour comedy previously set up at Adult Swim.

[04/27/15 - 11:24 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" and "Criminal Minds" Are the Week's Top Two Programs in 7-Day DVR Lift Among Both Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of April 6-12.

[04/27/15 - 11:00 AM]
FX Networks Orders Road Comedy Pilot from Gillian Robespierre and Elisabeth Holm Starring Jenny Slate and Ari Graynor
The pilot is an honest comedy exploring the adult female friendship of two creative partners as they embark on a cross-country road trip.

[04/27/15 - 10:55 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat" Grows for the 2nd Week in a Row to a 6-Week High in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 21.

[04/27/15 - 10:44 AM]
The Season Finale of "Scorpion" Posts Monday's Largest Live Plus 3-Day Lift in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS further spins the numbers for Monday, April 20.

[04/27/15 - 10:26 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: TV Playback Boosts ABC's Competitive Rankings
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of April 6-12.

[04/27/15 - 10:08 AM]
Season Five of the Emmy-Award Winning Showtime(R) Drama "Homeland" to Begin Production in Berlin, Germany This Summer
Season five will pick-up two years after Carrie Mathison's (Claire Danes) ill-fated tenure as Islamabad station chief.

[04/27/15 - 10:05 AM]
New Season of Cinemax Series "Strike Back" to Debut July 31
Philip Winchester and Sullivan Stapleton star in the action series, which follows a stealth counterterrorism unit as it spans the globe to stop potential threats, often behind enemy lines.

[04/27/15 - 10:05 AM]
Bravo Media Expands Scripted Development Slate with Three New Projects
Additionally, Bravo's first half-hour scripted comedy series, "Odd Mom Out," will premiere with back-to-back episodes on Monday, June 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/27/15 - 10:02 AM]
"Subway Series" on ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball" Delivers Double-Digit Ratings Increase
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, April 26.