Nominees for the 2007 American Music Awards were announced on Tuesday, and it's a dead heat for the honor of most-nom'd performer. Justin Timberlake came away with a trio of nods, as did Beyoncé, Linkin Park and American Idol alum Daughtry. J.T. is up for Favorite Male Artist, Pop/Rock Album and Soul/R&B Album. Beyoncé has her sights set on a pair of Female Artist honors as well as Soul/R&B Album. L.P. is vying in the Band/Duo/Group: Pop or rock, Favorite Artist: Alternative Rock and Pop/Rock Album races, and Daughtry is looking at Breakthrough Artist, Adult Contemporary Artist and Pop/Rock Album noms.Jimmy Kimmel is set to host ABC's Nov. 18 kudoscast.
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Alicia Silverstone is not clueless but shoeless (and shirtless and pantsless... ) in a new promo for PETA. Watch the not-entirely-safe-for-work video here.... TNT's Saving Grace ended its freshman season on Monday with a series low of 4.2 million viewers.... The Shield creator Shawn Ryan has inked a new three-year deal with 20th Century Fox. Among his new projects is the supernatural Fox drama The Oaks, on which he will serve as showrunner.... Jimmy Kimmel will repeat as host of the American Music Awards this Nov. 18, on ABC.... The Grey's Anatomy Season 3 DVD set last week bumped The Office S3 from the top of the sales charts. Blades of Glory was the No. 1 rental.... DVD releases have been set for I Love New York: The Complete Unrated First Season (Oct. 2) and American Pie Presents: Beta House (Dec. 26).
Dean McDermott and Tori Spelling courtesy Oxygen
A fan campaign is under way to resurrect ABC's Traveler on TNT. Visit Porters-and-Soldiers.com for more.... Oxygen's Tori & Dean: Inn Love hit a new series high on Tuesday, drawing 551,000 viewers.... The New York Television Festival will on Sept. 6 offer an advanced screening of Fox's New Amsterdam at the New World Stages in midtown Manhattan. For more info, visit NYTVF.com.... HBO has set a Sept. 9 season premiere for Curb Your Enthusiasm.... Nickelodeon debuts The Backyardigans' first hourlong movie, Super Secret Super Spy, Sept. 17 at 7 pm/ET. My boys thought it was "OK".... The 2007 American Music Awards will air live on ABC Nov. 18, starting at 8 pm.
Josh Groban, the American Music Awards
Tonight's broadcast of the American Music Awards (8 pm/ET, on ABC) will be chock-full of celebrity presenters and flashy performances by the likes of Beyonce, the Pussycat Dolls and Tenacious D. But they'll also be mixing it up a bit with country artists Carrie Underwood and Rascal Flatts and even going a bit of classical with a song from Josh Groban. TVGuide.com had the chance to talk to Groban — who just released his new album, Aw