Sunday, July 22, 2007

2007 TCA Awards Winners; TCA 2007 Summer Tour: Fox Day 1

Last night at the TCA Summer Tour it was all about the 2007 TCA Awards, which were its 23rd annual awards. 2007 TCA Award recipients are as follows:

PROGRAM OF THE YEAR: Heroes (NBC)
OUTSTANDING NEW PROGRAM: Friday Night Lights (NBC)
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA: The Sopranos (HBO)
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY: The Office (NBC)
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN NEWS & INFORMATION: Planet Earth (Discovery)
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN CHILDREN'S PROGRAMMING: Kyle XY (ABC Family)
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MOVIES, MINI-SERIES & SPECIALS: Planet Earth (Discovery)
INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY: Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock (NBC)
INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA: Michael C. Hall, Dexter (Showtime)
HERITAGE AWARD: The Sopranos (HBO)
CAREER ACHIEVEMENT: Mary Tyler Moore

Related:
2007 Nominees
2006 Winners

Fox is up at the TCA Summer Press Tour today and tomorrow. They announced fall premiere dates nearly two weeks ago, so the focus of their announcements will be other things.
Among the notes from Day 1: Hit summer series Hell's Kitchen and So You Think You Can Dance will return next summer for fourth seasons. Fox also has ordered 13 additional episodes of this year's newest summer series Don't Forget the Lyrics, hosted by Wayne Brady. Fox will have some milestones for its Saturday primetime and late night programming this fall. Cops will be entering its 20th season and a 20th Anniversary Special will air September 18. Cops will also celebrate episode #700 on November 10. MAD TV will enter its 13th season and its 300th episode will air this season.
Up at the session panel today after the Executive Session were the cast & crew of Back to You, K-Ville Bones, New Amsterdam, So You Think You Can Dance. Lunch was Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader themed.

It is still early, we will be back with more Fox Day 1 news. Come on back on this unusually busy Sunday.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, August 20

The Middle - "Stormy Moon" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Frankie is gobsmacked when she is handcuffed, arrested and taken to the police station. But when she discovers that her arrest was over an unreturned library book, she sets her sights on the only person she suspects to be the real guilty party - Brick. Meanwhile, Sue doesn't know how to express her feelings of disdain to Reverend TimTom over his new partner and girlfriend, Reverend Tammy (Casey Wilson, “Happy Endings”), and Axl and Cassidy reunite during Spring Break but find themselves mostly kissing and not talking to one another.

The Goldbergs - "The Age of Darkness" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Despite her best efforts, Beverly is crushed when she cannot console Erica when her boyfriend, Drew Kremp, dumps her. So Murray steps in to help his daughter. Meanwhile, Barry is obsessed with a new arcade game and continually asks Pops for money to play. When he takes the situation to a desperate level involving Adam, an intervention is planned.

Modern Family - "The Help" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Gloria hires a too-good-to-be-true male nanny (guest star Adam DeVine), Jay and Manny are pretty much dead set against it. Frank (guest star Fred Willard) is in town and feeling a bit lonely recently, so Phil and Jay take him out to help get his groove back. And, Mitch and Cam commission Pepper (guest star Nathan Lane) to plan their dream wedding, but Pepper might be dreaming a little too big.

Modern Family - "And One to Grow On" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Phil tricks Luke into taking a dance class, but the jokes on him when the white lie indirectly lands him in the slammer. Meanwhile, Jay and Gloria are throwing birthday parties for both Manny and Joe and are concerned Manny might be going for girls out of his league, and Mitch and Cam get a rude awakening in the cutthroat world of booking a wedding venue.

Young & Hungry - "Young & Getting Played" (ABC Family, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Gabi tries to repair the relationship between Yolanda's son and his former girlfriend.

Mystery Girls - "Death Rose" (ABC Family, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Holly's willingness to help a friend brings nothing but trouble.

Hot in Cleveland - "Mystery Date: Oscar Edition" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
When Victoria has to choose between Melanie and Joy for her plus one to the Oscars, they compete with each other to show who's the better friend.

Love Thy Neighbor - "Make Love to Me" (OWN, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Linda goes back to Philip and indulges in a spontaneous night of passion.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 18) (All times ET unless noted)

Wednesday, August 20

  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Watch Kathy on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ted Danson (Cheers/Becker) - Ted is a guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jaime King (The Class/Gary Unmarried) - Jaime visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Josh Radnor (How I Met Your Mother) - Josh appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin) - Kristin talks about Rio 2 on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Christopher Meloni (Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) - Christopher dishes with Rach on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Doris Roberts (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Doris talks about her film The Little Rascals Save the Day on a repeat of Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Kim Coles (Living Single) - Kim is a guest on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Joel McHale (Community) - Joel interviews Chelsea Handler on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.