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The Week Ahead in TV

  The CW let America’s Next Top Model kick off the new network last week—now they’re hoping you’ll stick around to see the other premieres they have to offer.  Also up, the much-hyped debut of Ugly Betty.  Will the stellar reviews have any effect on last season’s best comedy,The Office? MONDAY Heroes (9pm on NBC) 7th Heaven (8pm on CW) Runaway (9pm on CW) TUESDAY Gilmore Girls (8pm on CW) WEDNESDAY One Tree Hill (9pm on …

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Weekend Update Co-anchor Announced

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Posted by Wendy Michaels
Categories: Comedy, Late Night, NBC, News, Rumors,

Despite the rumors that Jason Sudeikis would be taking over for Tina Fey on Saturday Night Live‘s Weekend Update, it’s just been announced that Seth Meyers will be taking on the job. This comes from show creator and executive producer Lorne Michaels today, so it seems the rumors have finally been put to rest. Amy Poehler will continue her co-anchor spot on the Update segment. There were four cast members who auditioned for the job, but …

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Three SNL Cast Members Get Pink Slips

Early SNL firing rumors are now official. E! Online is reporting that a press release for the upcoming 32nd season omitted the names of three cast members’ names: unfortunately, Chris Parnell, Horatio Sanz and Finesse Mitchell will not be returning this season. The news comes as a “non-announcement,” since neither NBC nor Saturday Night Live released any official statement about the cast. Early rumors pegged Parnell and Sanz as fired, but did not predict Mitchell would …

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Letterman Gets Four More Years

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Posted by Wendy Michaels
Categories: Late Night, Talk Shows, CBS, NBC, Renewals,

David Letterman has reached an agreement with ABC that will keep the late-night host around for four more years. His contract extension keeps Dave on the Late Show through the 2009-2010 season. Interestingly enough, this is one year past the plan for Leno to step down from the Tonight Show and pass the torch to Conan O’Brien. According to Nielsen Media Research, Leno continues to be the ratings winner, averaging 5.71 million viewers nightly, versus 4.16 …

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Jimmy Kimmel’s Talk Show Renewed

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Posted by Wendy Michaels
Categories: Late Night, Talk Shows, ABC,

It’s a good month to be Jimmy Kimmel—last week we announced that Kimmel would be hosting a game show, and this week he learned that his late night talk show has been renewed. ABC renewed Jimmy Kimmel Live for a fifth season, which carries it through 2008. I had no idea the show had even been on that long and sadly, I can’t comment on his talk show skills since I can’t stay up that …

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Jimmy Kimmel Set to Host New Game Show

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Posted by Wendy Michaels
Categories: Comedy, Games, Late Night, ABC,

In addition to Jimmy Kimmel’s late night show, he will also be hosting a game show on ABC, called Set for Life. The new show starts production next week—pitting contestants against each other as they compete to win a monthly cash amount for the rest of their life. Kind of a different twist on game show winnings, but a nice way to ensure that your winnings aren’t spent the second you win them. How much is …

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Cast Reductions Announced for SNL

Since a press conference last month where Lorne Michaels announced upcoming cuts from the Saturday Night Live cast, many have been speculating about who would be going. Zap2it.com is reporting that at least three members of the cast will be leaving, with the likelihood for a fourth to depart as well. At present, it’s reported that Chris Parnell, Horatio Sanz and Kenan Thompson have been tapped to leave. Discussions of a fourth casualty are circulating about …

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Jon Stewart Scores Comedy Central Pilot

Since taking over the seat for The Daily Show in 1996, Jon Stewart’s star has continued to rise. The news has never been more interesting or funny, and all because of his excellent comedic delivery and timing. Stewart’s other endeavors, including books (Naked Pictures of Famous People and A Citizen’s Guide to Democracy Inaction), as well as producing The Colbert Report have taken him to the next level. Not to be outdone by… um,... himself, …

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Tina Fey Resigns From SNL

The rumors have come to fruition. Tina Fey is leaving Saturday Night Live to pursue her new gig on the NBC series 30 Rock, which premieres on October 11th. Fey has been with SNL since 1997, starting as a writer and becoming the first female head writer in 1999. Her role as co-anchor for the “Weekend Update” segment of the show began in 2000. During Fey’s appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on …

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FOX’s Fall Premieres Announced

Pencil these into your calendar – the fall premiere info has been set for FOX (subject to change, as nothing about TV programming is ever set in stone…). There are six new primetime shows and an early start date for some returning favorites: Monday, August 21 8:00 PM Prison Break (Season Premiere) 9:00 PM Vanished (Series Premiere) Wednesday, August 30 8:00 PM Bones (Season Premiere) 9:00 PM Justice (Series Premiere) Thursday, August 31 8:00 PM Duets …

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