or


[09/09/08 - 12:22 PM]
Television's Most Memorable Moments Now Narrowed for Voting -- Top 10 Comedic + Top 10 Dramatic - with Final Winners Announced During Emmy(R) Awards September 21 on ABC
The finalists include "Friends," "South Park," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "ER," "Grey's Anatomy," "Lost" and "The X-Files."

[via press release from ABC]

"TELEVISION'S MOST MEMORABLE MOMENTS" NOW NARROWED FOR VOTING -- TOP 10 COMEDIC + TOP 10 DRAMATIC � WITH FINAL WINNERS ANNOUNCED DURING EMMY� AWARDS SEPTEMBER 21 ON ABC

Voting Ends on September 15 at emmys.abc.com

With more than 100,000 votes posted already, television fans have selected their Top 10 Comedic and Top 10 Dramatic moments in the Television Academy's first ever public vote to determine America's number one moment in each category. The voting continues at emmys.abc.com through September 15, and the results will be announced in a special segment on this year's "60th Primetime Emmy� Awards" airing live on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT) on ABC

From the original list of 40 moments as selected by representatives from the Academy, the media and the production company, the list now includes many of television's highest rated moments, as well as some of its most emotional, funny and dramatic scenes.

From The Beatles' first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" to the entire Cosby family singing a Ray Charles song, from hearing the �Goodnights' on "The Waltons" to the disappearance of the island on "Lost," fans have been able to narrow 40 of "Television's Most Memorable Moments" down to 20, and finally to viewers' favorite comedic and dramatic moment. The original 40 clips to vote on were chosen by Ken Ehrlich Productions (producers of this year's Emmy Awards), Television Academy leadership and a select group of the nation's top television journalists.

"We wanted to give television fans an interactive experience for this year's Emmy show, and what could be better than to ask them to weigh in on what are television's most memorable moments? It's a perfect opportunity both to celebrate the history of television and at the same time to introduce new generations to some of the medium's most important events," said Ken Ehrlich, executive producer of "The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards."

Clips from the following series have become the Top 20 finalists. To help determine the all-time favorite comedy and drama moments, go to emmys.abc.com:

COMEDY/VARIETY MOMENTS

"ALL IN THE FAMILY"
"ELLEN"
"FRIENDS"
"I LOVE LUCY"
"M*A*S*H"
"NEWHART"
"SEINFELD"
"SOUTH PARK"
"THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW"
"THE COSBY SHOW"

DRAMATIC MOMENTS

"BRIAN'S SONG"
"BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER"
"DALLAS"
"ER"
"GREY'S ANATOMY"
"LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE"
"LOST"
"ROOTS"
"STAR TREK"
"THE X-FILES"

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences was founded in 1946 just one month after network television was born. It is a non-profit organization devoted to the advancement of telecommunications arts and sciences and to fostering creative leadership in the telecommunications industry. In addition to recognizing outstanding programming through its Primetime Emmy� Awards, the Television Academy publishes EMMY Magazine and, through its Foundation, is responsible for the Archive of American Television, College Television Awards, acclaimed student internships and other educational outreach programs. For more information on the Television Academy and its many industry-related programs and services, including year-round Academy events, please visit www.emmys.tv.





  [september 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (UPN)
· ER (NBC)
· FRIENDS (NBC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· LOST (ABC)
· SOUTH PARK (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· X-FILES, THE (FOX)





[10/22/17 - 08:32 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops FOX, NBC in College Football Showdown
The Alphabet wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/21/17 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Holds Onto Demo Crown
"Blue Bloods" and "Hawaii Five-0" lead said categories for the Eye.

[10/20/17 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 20
Updates include: CBS eyes "Magnum, P.I." as latest reboot series; Jane Lynch targeted for Telepictures talk show; and Raoul Trujillo signs onto FX's "Sons of Anarchy" spin-off.

[10/20/17 - 09:42 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Good Doctor" Tops CBS' "NCIS" and NBC's "This Is Us" as the Season's Most-Watched Drama
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 9-15.

[10/20/17 - 09:18 AM]
FXX Scares Up Tricks and Treats for Halloween
FXX will celebrate Halloween with a The Simpsons "Treehouse of Horror" programming event culminating with a 13-hour marathon on Monday, October 31.

[10/20/17 - 08:42 AM]
"Will & Grace" Is the #1 Entertainment Show of the Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 19.

[10/20/17 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Keeps CBS on Top
The Eye claims top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/20/17 - 07:01 AM]
"A Very Pentatonix Christmas" Delivers the Holiday Spirit to NBC on Monday, Nov. 27 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
The one-hour television event will feature a duet with Jennifer Hudson and take viewers on a musical journey filled with joy, heart and laughter as the group performs some of their holiday favorites.

[10/20/17 - 06:50 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network Scores Another Ratings Increase, Up +5%
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 19.

[10/19/17 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 19
Updates include: Hulu gives final season to "Casual"; Steve Buscemi to replace Owen Wilson in "Miracle Workers" at TBS; and Erica Ash to lead BET's new drama "In Contempt."

[10/19/17 - 02:02 PM]
Video: December 15 - "The Ranch" Part 4 Comes to Netflix and the Binge Race Begins
"The Ranch" is the third most binged-raced show on Netflix.

[10/19/17 - 01:30 PM]
All-Star Autism Benefit "Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs," Hosted by Jon Stewart, to Be Presented Live on HBO Nov. 18
Louis C.K., Stephen Colbert, Abbi Jacobson, Jordan Klepper, Hasan Minhaj, John Mulaney, Olivia Munn, John Oliver and Adam Sandler are among the initial wave of performers.

[10/19/17 - 01:29 PM]
"Bring It!" and "The Rap Game" Return November 24
Lifetime's Friday mainstays will once again air back-to-back beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/19/17 - 12:50 PM]
"2017 CMT Artists of the Year" Special Soars to New Ratings Highs and Ranks as Most Watched in Event History
CMT spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 18.

[10/19/17 - 12:06 PM]
AMC Launches New Virtual Reality App, AMC VR, with Brand-New "The Walking Dead" VR Content
Additionally, timed to "The Walking Dead's" 100th episode, AMC VR will debut an extended 360-degree bonus scene from the Season 8 premiere starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Seth Gilliam.