December 14, 2010

TV TimeZ – December 14

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ABC: I Want a Dog for Christmas Charlie Brown, No Ordinary Family, Detroit 1-8-7
CBS: NCIS, NCIS, The Goode Wife

NBC: Minute to Win It, Biggest Loser

A&E Network opens a new original series Beyond Scared Straight based on the Academy Award and Emmy-winning documentary Scared Straight! from executive producer Arnold Shapiro. The series, focusing on innovative approaches to juvenile crime prevention, debuts January 13 at 10p with a 90-minute episode that goes inside a women's prison in central California. The subsequent one-hour episodes will highlight a different prison program in the US and follow a handful of at-risk teens. Beyond Scared Straight is produced by Arnold Shapiro Productions for A&E.

TLC debuts new back-to-back season premieres of two of its wedding-themed series on January 7 as the sixth season of Say Yes to the Dress opens at 9p followed directly by the third season start of Four Weddings at 10p. Both series are produced for TLC with Say Yes to the Dress from Half Yard Productions and Four Weddings from ITV Productions.
E! brings back a new season of Holly's World featuring Holly Madison continuing as a headlining entertainer in Las Vegas. The new season premieres January 23 at 1030p following the season debut of Kourtney and Kim Take New York at 10p. Holly's World is produced by Prometheus Entertainment, Alta Loma Entertainment and Fox Television Studios.
Nominations in 25 categories for The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced today by a trio of celebrities, Josh Duhamel, Katie Holmes and Blair Underwood and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association President Philip Berk at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. The live national awards presentation will air January 16 on NBC beginning at 8p hosted by Ricky Gervais. The awards show is produced by dick clark productions in association with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

Leighton Meester, currently starring on The CW's Gossip Girl said over the weekend she will depart the series in two years once her contract expires. Even though she says she enjoys being on the show, Meester would like to pursue other projects. Meester appears in the upcoming film Country Strong released in theaters January 7.