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[10/16/07 - 12:42 PM]
TV Guide Announces Nominees in 18 Categories for the Online Video Awards
Webisode nominees include "Jericho," "Lost," "Heroes" and "Ghost Whisperer" for drama and "The Office," "Psych," "30 Rock" and "Monk" for comedy.

[via press release from TV Guide]

TV Guide Announces Nominees in 18 Categories for the Online Video Awards

NBC Leads the Pack with 11 Nominations followed by FunnyOrDie.com; CBS and ABC, with Seven Nominations each

Fan Voting Begins today at www.tvguide.com/videoawards

LOS ANGELES -- TV Guide today announced nominees in 18 categories for its Online Video Awards. The Online Video Awards are intended to recognize the best and most innovative professional video programming being created for the Web. Many of the major broadcast and cable networks are represented among the nominees along with other entertainment sites including FunnyOrDie.com, SuperDeluxe.com and YouTube.com. Winners will be chosen by fan voting, taking place now at www.tvguide.com/videoawards.

The awards will be handed out on Dec. 1 in Santa Monica, California at the Barker Hanger, with a two-hour special television program produced by Bob Bain Productions, to air several days later.

Rich Battista, Gemstar-TV Guide's chief executive officer said, �It's exactly the right time for the Online Video Awards. As you can see from our list of nominees, there is a wide range of innovative and high quality Web-only programming currently being created and we're excited to be among the first to single it out for recognition. We're looking forward to the outcome of fan voting in these 18 categories and to a terrific event, and a very entertaining television special.�

Nominees in 18 separate categories are listed below.

1. Funniest Web Video (a/k/a LOL Award)
The Landlord (FunnyOrDie)
Dick in a Box (NBC)
The Star-Spangled Banner (JibJab)
Water Boardin' USA (MyDamnChannel)

2. Best TV Show Site on the Web
Lost (ABC)
Heroes 360 (NBC)
Jericho (CBS)
American Idol (Fox)

3. Best Comedy Site on the Web
FunnyOrDie.com
SuperDeluxe.com
MyDamnChannel.com
Comedycentral.com

4. Best TV Drama Webisode
Jericho: Countdown (CBS)
Lost: Flashbacks (ABC)
Heroes: Yamagato Fellowship's "Takezo Kensei: Sword Saint" (NBC)
Ghost Whisperer: The Other Side (CBS)

5. Best TV Comedy Webisode
The Office (NBC)
Psych (USA)
30 Rock: Evening with Kenneth (NBC)
Monk (USA)

6. Best Sci-Fi Webisode
Star Trek: New Voyages (StarTrekNewVoyages)
Battlestar Galactica (SciFi)
The 4400 (USA)
Afterworld (MySpace)

7. Best TV Reality Webisode
Survivor: Meet the Castaways (CBS)
Tori & Dean: Inn Love (Oxygen)
Amazing Race: Elimination Station (CBS)
Dancing with the Stars: Confessionals (ABC)

8. Best Original Web Drama Series
Sam has Seven Friends (Samhas7friends)
Prom Queen (PromQueen.tv)
Sanctuary (SanctuaryForAll)
LonelyGirl15 (YouTube)

9. Best Original Web Comedy Series
Clark & Michael (ClarkandMichael)
Derek & Simon (SuperDeluxe)
Illeanarama: Supermarket of the Stars (YouTube)
Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager (YouTube)

10. Best Original Web Reality Series
Mark Burnett's Gold Rush (AOL)
Nick Cannon's Star Camp (Nickelodeon)
Inturn (CBS)
Real Kids of Orange County (Bravo)

11. Best Web Talk Show
Tom Green: Mania TV (ManiaTV)
Dave Foley: Can't Sleep with Dave Foley (SuperDeluxe)
Dave Navarro: Spread Entertainment (ManiaTV)
In Bed with Carrie Keagan (ngtv)

12. Best Actor (for original Web material)
Steve Carell: The Office (NBC)
Will Ferrell: The Landlord (FunnyOrDie)
Tony Shaloub: Monk (USA)
Kyle Rankin: Hellholes (Atom Films)

13. Best Actress (for original Web material)
Pearl: The Landlord; Good Cop, Baby Cop (FunnyOrDie)
Illeana Douglas: Supermarket of the Stars (YouTube)
Jessica Lee Rose: LonelyGirl15 (YouTube)
Laura Howard: Prom Queen (promqueen.tv)

14. Funniest Duo (for original Web material)
Will Ferrell & Pearl: The Landlord (FunnyOrDie)
Jimmy Kimmel & Sarah Silverman: The Opera (ABC)
Becki Newton & Michael Urie: Ugly Betty (ABC)
Clark Duke and Michael Cera: Clark and Michael (Clarkandmichael)

15. Best Behind The Scenes Video on the Web
American Idol: Behind the Scenes (Fox)
Grey's Anatomy: Props Department (ABC)
SNL: Backstage (NBC)
Hey Paula: Behind the Scenes (Bravo)

16. Best Extras for the Web (a/k/a Extra! Extra! Extra!)
The Office: PSAs (NBC)
Heroes: Character profiles (NBC)
Ugly Betty: Michael Urie & Becki Newton Video Diaries (ABC)
How I Met Your Mother: Robin Sparkles music video (CBS/FOX)

17. Best Celebrity Video on the Web
Ellen DeGeneres: Ready, Set, Go! Ellen's Emmy Adventure (Ellen)
Ask Tina: 30 Rock (NBC)
Danny DeVito: The Contract (FunnyOrDie)
FCU with Bill Murray (FunnyOrDie)

18. Best Animated Video on the Web
Adventures with the Ambersons (SuperDeluxe)
Pale Force (NBC)
5 On With Alan Whiter (Comedy Central)
Family Guy: Up Late (Fox)

About Gemstar-TV Guide

Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. is a leading global media, entertainment, and technology company that develops, licenses, markets and distributes products and services that maximize the video guidance and entertainment experience for consumers. The Company's businesses include: television, publishing, and new media properties; interactive program guide services and products; and intellectual property licensing. Additional information about the Company can be found at www.gemstartvguide.com.

This news release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. Any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance or results and involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual performance or results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements, including risks and uncertainties related to the timely availability and market acceptance of products and services incorporating the Company's technologies and content; our investments in new and existing businesses; the impact of competitive products and services; and the other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports, including the most recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, each as it may be amended from time to time. The Company assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

Note to Editors: Gemstar, TV Guide, and TVGuide.com are trademarks or registered trademarks of Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries. The names of other companies, products and services used herein are for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.





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· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· 4400, THE (USA)
· AMAZING RACE, THE (CBS)
· AMERICAN IDOL (ABC)
· BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (SCI FI)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW, THE (SYNDICATION)
· GHOST WHISPERER (CBS)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· HEROES (NBC)
· HEROES (NBC)
· HEY PAULA (BRAVO)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· JERICHO (CBS)
· LOST (ABC)
· MONK (USA)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· PSYCH (PEACOCK)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· TORI & DEAN: HOME SWEET HOLLYWOOD (OXYGEN)
· UGLY BETTY (ABC)





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