Monday, November 06, 2006

Monday's News & Notes

Here's a look at today's biggest TV news, tonight's hottest programs and last night's biggest ratings winners.

~Primetime Pass~
(a look at what PTR is watching tonight)

Heroes (9 p.m. NBC) - "Nothing to Hide." Facing a crisis involving her son Micah, a distraught Niki (Ali Larter) reveals her recent personal struggles to a friend. Pushing aside his own issues at home, Matt (Greg Grunberg) assists Audrey's (guest star Clea Duvall) investigation into another bizarre murder, but their pursuit of mysterious serial killer Sylar takes an unexpected turn. Nathan (Adrian Pasdar) and his wife Heidi (guest star Rena Sofer) strategize how to win the congressional election. Claire (Hayden Panettiere) is shocked to learn where her missing tape wound up. Click over to nbc.com to get the 2-minute replay to find out what you have been missing.

About Last Night...
BIGGEST RATINGS WINNERS: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, the NFL, Desperate Housewives. Brothers & Sisters

For a complete breakdown of last night's ratings, visit Zap2it.

SUPER QUICK CUTS
*Fox is trying a new slot for The O.C. The series will have two new episodes this week -- one on Wednesday night at 9 p.m. and a second one on Thursday during the show's usual slot. [Source]

*ABC Family is giving Wildfire a 4th season. The third season will kick off Jan. 1st. [Source]

*NBC's Heroes is the top new show of the season according to some television bloggers. Scooter from Scooter McGavin's 9th Green conducted a poll of his fellow bloggers (including yours truly) and the new superhero drama got the top pick. Other shows making the list include Studio 60, Friday Night Lights, The Nine and Ugly Betty. Click on over to Scooter McGavin's to get the full report. And be sure to watch an all-new episode of Heroes tonight on NBC to discover what all of the fuss is about!

*CBS' broadband channel INNERTUBE is launching a new series today. The Papdits, dubbed a docu-comedy, follows the story of a family from Kashmir who goes around the U.S. looking for a community to settle in. The series is a holdover from CBS' development season and it comes from writer/producer Ant Hines (Da Ali G Show). You can catch episodes beginning today on INNERTUBE and you can get exclusive clips through Verizon Wireless' "V-Cast" service.

*And finally, it's TV on DVD Monday! Look for the 7th season of The West Wing to hit shelves tomorrow along with Beverly Hills 90210 (season 1), JAG (season 2), Melrose Place (season 1), and The Sopranos (season 6). [Source]

To get more of today's biggest TV news and headlines, visit the TV News section at PassTheRemote.Net.

On Friday, I gave you guys this mystery TV star:

And one of you guessed correctly! Congrats to Suekola44 for correctly identifying the mystery TV star as Emily Bergl (a.k.a. Annie on ABC's Men in Trees). Be sure to catch all new episodes of Men in Trees Friday nights on ABC. Here's Emily, minus the hideously bad photoshop job:

That's all for today. Be sure to tune in tomorrow for thoughts on tonight's episode of Heroes. Plus, new photos from tomorrow's night episode of Veronica Mars and all the latest television news!


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1 comment:

suekola44 said...

Thanks for the tip on the OC. I would ha ve missed Wednesday's episode.