NEWS & NOTES : `ELLEN' CHANGES TIME SLOTS IN ABC NETWORK'S CHESS GAME.
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in full American Broadcasting Co.
Major U.S. television network. It began when the expanding national radio network NBC split into the separate Red and Blue networks in 1928. has announced a ``temporary'' time slot Continuously repeating interval of time or a time period in which two devices are able to interconnect. for ``Ellen,'' 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, starting March 4.
``Life's Work Life's Work is a sitcom that aired from 1996 to 1997 on the American Broadcasting Company channel that starred Lisa Ann Walter as Lisa Ann Minardi Hunter, the assistant district attorney who had a husband named Kevin Hunter ,'' which now airs in the time slot, will have completed its run of original episodes for the season as of Feb. 25.
Additionally, the network is mulling plans to move ``Step by Step'' into ``Clueless' '' 9:30 p.m. Friday half-hour starting March 7, sources reported Thursday. Network execs are also looking at moving ``Spy Games'' into the 8 p.m. Monday slot, taking over for ``Dangerous Minds'' starting March 3.
``Ellen'' star Ellen DeGeneres Ellen Lee DeGeneres (born January 26, 1958) is an American stand-up comedian, actress, and currently the Emmy Award-winning host of the syndicated talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
DeGeneres has hosted both the Academy Awards and the Primetime Emmys. reportedly was miffed miff
1. A petulant, bad-tempered mood; a huff.
2. A petty quarrel or argument; a tiff.
tr.v. miffed, miff·ing, miffs
To cause to become offended or annoyed. when ABC pulled her sitcom off the schedule without notifying her ahead of time, sources say. ABC yanked the show to debut Arsenio Hall's new sitcom in ``Ellen's'' 9:30 p.m. Wednesday slot.
ABC Entertainment ABC Entertainment is a network production company owned by The Walt Disney Company and ABC that created in 1982. It produced shows like America's Funniest Home Videos, America's Funniest People, and H.E.L.P.. president Jamie Tarses said during the recent television press tour that the plan was to bring the Disney sitcom back in its regular slot during the May sweeps ratings period; that is still the game plan, ABC said Thursday. The Hall show, which doesn't yet have a title, will be moved to another slot if it performs well, ABC said.
In its temporary berth for six weeks, ``Ellen'' will include a mix of new episodes and reruns.
ABC has 22 episodes of ``Step by Step'' that have yet to be aired this season. Bronson Pinchot has been added to the cast of ``Step by Step'' in its sixth season, playing a French hairdresser who moves to town to open a business with cast regular Suzanne Somers.
``Spy Games,'' formerly known as ``Cloak and Dagger Cloak and dagger is a term sometimes used to refer to situations involving espionage, mystery, or even assassination. The phrase dates in English from the early 19th century. It is a translation of French de cape et d'epee and Spanish comedia de capa y espada. ,'' has a 13-episode order.
Lacking understanding or knowledge.
Slang helpless or stupid
Adj. 1. ,'' which started the season with a 13-episode order, later received an order for an additional five episodes. The sitcom will air its last original from the 18-episode order Feb. 14.
``Dangerous Minds'' had an 18-episode order at the start of the season. It has occupied one of the network's most difficult time slots; on the West Coast, ABC's 8 p.m. Monday hour is pre-empted during the NFL NFL
National Football League
NFL (US) n abbr (= National Football League) → Fußball-Nationalliga season.
Pilots fly: Fox has placed pilot or episode orders for projects on aliens, a female lawyer, Irish warriors and even one about a TV series, sources say.
At least four drama pilots given the go-ahead are from 20th Century Fox Television.
Among those is a pilot order for ``Automatic Avenue,'' described as a behind-the-scenes look at a TV series from the lead actor's point of view.
Also from 20th Century Fox TV is a 13-episode order for ``The Visitor,'' from ``ID4'' creators Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin, about an alien who comes to Earth.
20th Century Fox TV has logged another 13-episode order for David Kelley's next drama series, which centers on a single woman who is an attorney.
Also from 20th Century Fox TV is a pilot order for ``The Notorious,'' which is described as a comic-book film-noir tale of good vs. evil focusing on a young man out to avenge his father's death.
``Roar,'' a 13-episode order, is a mythic action-adventure series about the last warrior tribes of Ireland.
``The Door'' is also a 13-episode order about a teen crisis center.