- Damian Lewis and Life’s executive producer Rand Ravich took part in a panel of NBC sophomore shows today at the Television Critic Association’s Summer Press Tour. Click here for a blogger’s report on the event and check out photos in the Warehouse Gallery (once again, a big thank you to Dryope for the HQ images!)
➡ The really big news is that NBC has moved the premiere of Life up to September 29th and they are giving it a strong launch for the first two weeks by showing it on Mondays after Heroes as well as in the new Friday timeslot! ➡
“NBC has adjusted its primetime premiere schedule for Fall 2008 and uses strong time periods to launch returning drama “Life” and new drama “My Own Worst Enemy.” “Life” gets four hours of originals in its first two weeks on Mondays and Fridays beginning September 29 (10-11 p.m. ET) and “My Own Worst Enemy,” follows “Heroes” on October 13 (10-11 p.m. ET), giving them a prominent launch after “Heroes” and allowing the new drama to broadcast all original episodes in its regular timeslot (Mondays, 10-11 p.m. ET) through December.
Returning drama “Life” will follow “Heroes” on two special Monday broadcasts (10-11 pm. ET) in addition to its regularly scheduled timeslot on Fridays (10-11 pm. ET) giving “Life” four hours of originals in two weeks on September 29, October 3, October 6 and
Damian Lewis arrived late at last night’s NBC’s All-Star Preview Party accompanied by his beautiful wife Helen McCrory and his lovely co-star Sarah Shahi; click here to view the photos in the Warehouse Gallery (HQ pics courtesy of Dryope.)
- A press release from NBC Universal is encouraging fans to vote in the Television Without Pity Tubey Awards sponsored by the Bravo channel. Each week a new group of viewer polls will be unveiled and fans will be invited to vote for their most (and least) favorite televisions shows, stars, venues, and more. This week you can vote for Life in 2 categories ”Best New Show” and ”Best Drama”. This week’s polls will end on July 27th; free registration is required.
- Click here for a new batch of “Charlie Crews” icons from Adlervan!
- Spoiler warning! Click here for a blogger’s report on yesterday’s special BAFTA screening of The Escapist at the Latitute Festival; producer Adrian Sturges and actor Joseph Fiennes participated in the event.