or


[02/28/08 - 09:27 AM]
NBC Universal's "The More You Know" Launches a New Season of Public Service Announcements with an Expanded Commitment to Environmental Awareness
Mariska Hargitay, Tiki Barber, Jaime Pressly, Masi Oka, Josh Duhamel, Christopher Meloni, Molly Sims and Donald Faison are among the NBC stars participating in the 2008 campaign.

[via press release from NBC]

NBC UNIVERSAL'S "THE MORE YOU KNOW" LAUNCHES A NEW SEASON OF PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS WITH AN EXPANDED COMMITMENT TO ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS

Mariska Hargitay, Tiki Barber, Jaime Pressly, Masi Oka, Josh Duhamel, Christopher Meloni, Molly Sims and Donald Faison, Among NBC Stars Participating in 2008 Campaign

NEW YORK - February 28, 2008 - NBC Universal's award-winning public service campaign, "The More You Know," kicks off its 19th season on Saturday, March 1 during Law & Order: CI at 8pm ET. This season marks a major departure in both style and format, showcasing a new creative animated design, with an expanded commitment to environmental awareness. NBC stars participating in this year's campaign are: Noah Gray-Cabey, Greg Grunberg, Ali Larter, Masi Oka, Adrian Pasdar, and Sendhil Ramamurthy (Heroes); Jaime Pressly (My Name is Earl); Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni (Law and Order: SVU); Jerome Bettis and Cris Collinsworth (NBC Sports); Linda Cardellini (ER); Josh Duhamel, Molly Sims and James Lesure (Las Vegas); Jesse Martin and Jeremy Sisto (Law & Order); Donald Faison and Sarah Chalke (Scrubs); and Ann Curry and Tiki Barber (NBC News). This year, "The More You Know" family has expanded to include top cable talent: Jeffrey Donovan (Burn Notice, USA), Tim Gunn (Project Runway and Guide To Style, Bravo), Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica, SciFi) and Mar�a Celeste (Al Rojo Vivo con Mar�a Celeste, Telemundo).

This year's "The More You Know" campaign urges viewers to think and act green. The public service announcements provide viewers with helpful tips and empower them to make a difference, as part of NBC Universal's ongoing "Green Is Universal" initiative. The campaign focuses on environmental issues including pollution, global warming and recycling. In addition to eco-awareness, the campaign continues to address important issues such as diversity, drinking and driving and Internet safety.

"The More You Know" is fortunate to have support from returning stars, as well as "first timers," such as Noah Gray-Cabey, Greg Grunberg, Ali Larter, Masi Oka, Adrian Pasdar and Sendhil Ramamurthy from the cast of Heroes. This season also marks the first time the campaign has expanded its reach to include talent from USA, Bravo, SciFi and Telemundo.

In connection with "The More You Know," NBC Universal works closely with a number of non-profit and government agencies, including Environmental Defense, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Anti-Defamation League and U.S. Department of Education. Links to each of these agencies' web sites, as well as their toll-free numbers can be found on TheMoreYouKnow.com.

###

About "The More You Know"

NBC Universal's "The More You Know" is the longest running, most comprehensive network public service campaign in the media landscape. For nearly two decades, the campaign continues to make a difference in communities across the country by raising awareness of important social issues and motivating viewers to take action. Through its on-air public service announcements and website, "The More You Know" reaches more than 52 million viewers each week.

About NBC Universal

NBC Universal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Formed in May 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is 80% owned by General Electric and 20% owned by Vivendi.





  [february 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (SCI FI)
· BURN NOTICE (USA)
· ER (NBC)
· HEROES (NBC)
· LAS VEGAS (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· MY NAME IS EARL (NBC)
· PROJECT RUNWAY (LIFETIME)
· SCRUBS (ABC)
· TIM GUNN'S GUIDE TO STYLE (BRAVO)





[01/17/18 - 10:52 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and "RightThisMinute" Renewed for 2018-19 on ABC Owned Television Stations by Disney-ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution
Hosted by Chris Harrison and currently in its 16th season in national syndication, "Millionaire" continues to be the only game show that offers a $1 million prize to each and every contestant.

[01/17/18 - 10:15 AM]
Rupert Friend Joins Cast of CBS All Access' "Strange Angel"
Friend will play Ernest Donovan, the enigmatic neighbor of Jack Parsons (portrayed by Jack Reynor) who becomes the young scientist's tour guide into the illicit underbelly of 1930s Los Angeles.

[01/17/18 - 10:03 AM]
"Marvel's Cloak & Dagger" Panel and Live Performances Announced for First Ever "Freeform Summit"
The "Freeform Summit," taking place Thursday at NeueHouse Hollywood, includes talent, executives, showrunners and directors across multiple series spotlighting the brand new 2018 programming lineup including.

[01/17/18 - 10:02 AM]
Showtime(R) to Premiere "Eddie Griffin: Undeniable"
Celebrating his 30-year anniversary in comedy, veteran comedian Eddie Griffin takes to the stage in the hilarious new special, premiering on Friday, February 9.

[01/17/18 - 09:09 AM]
"Love at First Bite" - New Series Premieres Monday, January 22 at 10PM ET/PT on FYI
Each 30-minute episode follows a couple who met, fell in love, and followed their passion for food and creativity together by opening a restaurant.

[01/17/18 - 08:43 AM]
Jermaine Dupri, Cameo, Richelieu Dennis, Tamika Mallory, Marley Dias, Dr. Lonnie Johnson, Rhyon Brown Announced as Recipients of 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards
The prestigious annual event celebrating African-American achievements and contributions will air exclusively on Bounce on Sunday, February 11.

[01/17/18 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us," "Ellen's Game of Games" Top Charts for NBC
The Peacock cruises to victory among adults 18-49 last night.

[01/17/18 - 07:58 AM]
CMT Unveils the Cast of "Music City" from the Creator of "The Hills" and "Laguna Beach" Premiering Thursday, March 1 at 10 PM ET/PT
The highly-anticipated "Music City" follows a group of friends entering the next chapter of their lives while chasing dreams of success, fame and romance in Nashville.

[01/17/18 - 07:03 AM]
Video: First Look at the New Season of "Queer Eye" Launching Exclusively on Netflix February 7
The series returns to Netflix and is going global, introducing audiences around the world to a modern aesthetic, diverse perspective and a brand new Fab Five.

[01/17/18 - 06:30 AM]
Kendrick Lamar, Sam Smith and U2 Added to the Lineup for the "60th Annual Grammy Awards(R)" on Jan. 28 on CBS
Previously announced performers include Alessia Cara, Cardi B, Childish Gambino, Daddy Yankee, Luis Fonsi, Kesha, Khalid, Lady Gaga, Little Big Town, Logic, Patti LuPone, Bruno Mars, P!nk, Ben Platt and SZA.

[01/17/18 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights a Second Season of Hit Superhero Series "The Tick"
As previously announced, Amazon will premiere the highly anticipated second half of "The Tick's" first season on February 23.

[01/17/18 - 06:00 AM]
"The Powerpuff Girls" Celebrate 20 Years of Saving the World Before Bedtime
The celebration will begin in February with the global rollout of new episodes, events and products that will continue into 2019.

[01/16/18 - 06:20 PM]
"The Office" Marathon Delivers Big Gains for Comedy Central with Total-Day Rating Up 71% Against Year-Ago
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Monday, January 15.

[01/16/18 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Renews Critically Acclaimed Hit Drama "9-1-1" for a Second Season
"With a bold concept, award-winning stars and a flawless execution, Ryan [Murphy], Brad [Falchuk] and Tim [Minear] have done it again," said Dana Walden and Gary Newman.

[01/16/18 - 01:52 PM]
"Chicago P.D." Sold in 75% of the U.S. for Syndication Debut This Fall
Dick Wolf's award-winning police procedural series will air Monday-Friday in national syndication beginning September 2018.