Monday, February 12, 2007

Monday's News & Notes

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

Heroes (9 p.m. NBC) - "Run!" While the scandalous truth about Claire's real father is revealed, her adoptive mother (guest star Ashley Crow) faces a crisis. Matt (Greg Grunberg) takes a job as a bodyguard for a crooked attorney (guest star Aron Malsky), which puts him in the crosshairs of Linderman's new assassin. Hiro (Golden Globe nominee Masi Oka) and Ando (guest star James Kyson Lee) return to Las Vegas to find the sword, but get sidetracked by a damsel in distress (guest star Missi Pyle). Suresh (Sendhil Ramamurthy) finds someone on the list and unknowingly puts himself in grave danger.

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

For more on last night's ratings, visit Zap2it.

*Showtime's The L Word is once again giving fans an opportunity to be a part of the show's writing process. After last year's popular fanisode (TM), in which fans of the series submitted their scripts and the show's online community voted for the one they wanted turned into an episode, the show has teamed up with FanLib to create "The L Word: Fans on Film." From the press release:
Registration is now open at for fans who will be challenged to share their own real-life personal experiences based on themes from the popular drama. Led by a member of the show's writing team, millions of fans of THE L WORD will be invited online to write, read, rate and discuss these personal stories. Over the course of one month, fans will submit their original stories, focusing on the selected theme each round, which could range from love and career to family and friendship. The online community will choose the winning writers...

...The winning writers of THE L WORD: Fans on Film fanisode event will have their story produced on video by Showtime exclusively for the series' DVD and website at Other prizes provided by event sponsors include vacations to Pearl's Rainbow in Key West and merchandise from Love & Pride jewelry store.

THE L WORD is the critically acclaimed series, which follows the lives and loves of a group of women and the lesbian community they call home. From its first airing back in 2004, THE L WORD is a provocative journey that reveals an integral part of America's social fabric.

Inspired by everyday stories of life, THE L WORD stars Jennifer Beals, Janina Gavankar, Pam Grier, Leisha Hailey, Laurel Holloman, Mia Kirshner, Marlee Matlin, Katherine Moennig, Rose Rollins, Daniela Sea, Rachel Shelley, and special guest star Cybill Shepherd. THE L WORD airs every Sunday at 10pm ET/PT only on SHOWTIME.
*And finally, it's TV on DVD Monday! Look for the first season of Beauty and the Beast to hit shelves tomorrow along with All in the Family (season 6), The Golden Girls (season 7), and Zoey 101 (season 1). For a complete list of tomorrow's releases, visit

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