Talkshow With Spike Feresten

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Fox Cancels Talkshow with Spike Feresten

Spike Feresten

Fox is dropping out of the Talkshow business — at least its current one. The network has opted not to renew its Saturday chatfest Talkshow with Spike Feresten for a fourth season, Broadcasting & Cable reports.

Talkshow joins its lead-in MADtv on the canceled sidelines as Fox tries to relaunch its Saturday-night slate. Already on deck is a talk show with ...
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November Sweeps for Dummies: Fox Edition

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Herewith, a condensed version of Fox's November sweeps calendar. See what's coming up on Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Prison Break, House, Bones and, yes, 24.

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Feresten's Talkshow Goes On, and More Strike Talk

Spike Feresten by Michael Becker/Fox

Coming in a distant last in the late-night talk hosts' race to announce their respective intra-strike returns, Fox's Talkshow with Spike Feresten has disclosed its plan to resume new shows on Jan. 12.Elsewhere in Strikeland, Jan. 7 has been set as the tentative start date for the Directors Guild's own negotiations with the AMPTP. The feeling is that if the DGA can (as expected) quickly hammer out its own deal, those terms will more than likely dictate what the WGA can expect to walk away with.In TVGuide.com's Strike Watch blog:• Alec Baldwin: WGA Negotiators "Should Be Replaced" read more

Busy Bee Seinfeld Takes Over Fox Talk Show

Spike Feresten and Jerry Seinfeld by Carin Baer/Fox

As "part of the comic's exhaustive efforts to tub-thump for his upcoming Bee Movie" (as Variety so perfectly puts it), Jerry Seinfeld will host this Saturday's edition of Fox's Talkshow with Spike Feresten, which airs at midnight after Mad TV.Feresten himself will "drop by" as a guest, as will Seinfeld alum Patrick Warburton. read more

In Other Renews: Spike Is Liked, Lifetime Keeps Ties

Fox has ordered a second cycle of the Saturday late-nighter Talkshow with Spike Feresten, but thus far is mum on Season 13 of Mad TV (producers are still in talks with the network).... Lifetime has renewed its vampire drama Blood Ties for a second, 10-episode season, to air in the fall. read more

Guest Books: SNL Gets a House Call

Saturday Night Live's upcoming celebrity hosts include My Name Is Earl's Jaime Pressly (Oct. 7, with musical guest Corinne Bailey Rae), John C. Reilly (Oct. 21, with My Chemical Romance) and House's Hugh Laurie (Oct. 28, with Beck).... Jerry Seinfeld will make a rare in-studio guest appearance when he stops by longtime pal Spike Feresten's Fox Talkshow on Oct. 21. read more

Press Tour Diary: Fox Day 2 (Last Day!)

You're never going to believe what found its way into our little snack bags this morning: chocolate-covered pretzels! Fox, I take back all the bad stuff I said yesterday about 'Til Death. It's the next Yes, Dear!JUSTICE PRESENTATION9:02 am: Here's what you need to know about this new legal drama: Victor Garber and Kerr Smith are lawyers who tackle high-profile cases. And it's not half bad. 9:06 am: The trailer ends, the lights come up and... OMG! Jack Bristow's alive! Sweet Jesus, he's alive!9:09 am: Exec producer Jonathan Shapiro (a onetime federal prosecutor) is giving us a legal dissertation. Is it too late to drop this class?9:14 am: Garber on returning to series television so soon after Alias: "If you talked to me Friday night around midnight I would've said, 'What was I thinking?' The schedule is brutal."9:28 am: I just realized that Kerr Smith has yet to utter a single word. 9:29 am: Upcoming Justice cases will deal with a roller-coaster accident, a celeb rehab center and a ... read more

Fox's Official Fall Sked

Fox isn't doing too much tinkering with its schedule. The complete press release is below.FOX ANNOUNCES PRIMETIME SLATEFOR 2006-2007 SEASONTHREE NEW DRAMAS AND TWO NEW COMEDIES JOIN NETWORK’S SCHEDULE ADDITIONAL DRAMA AND COMEDY ANNOUNCED FOR MID-SEASON NEW SATURDAY LATE-NIGHT ENTRY HOSTED BY SPIKE FERESTENUNSCRIPTED SERIES INCLUDE SIMON COWELL’S “DUETS” AND MARK BURNETT AND STEVEN SPIELBERG’S COMPETITION “ON THE LOT” New York (Thursday, May 18, 2006) – FOX today unveiled its primetime schedule for the 2006-2007 television season, featuring the network’s most stable and balanced slate in years. Three new dramas and two new comedies will complement returning favorites on every night of the week this fall, announced Peter Liguori, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company.The new dramas premiering this fall are VANISHED and STANDOFF from 20th Century Fox Television and JUSTICE from Warner Bros. Television and hitmaker Jerry Bruckhe... read more

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Premiered: September 17, 2006, on FOX
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Premise: A chatfest and sketch-comedy hybrid that features celebrity guests performing in skits.

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