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2008-10-17 06:00:16

By Robert Bianco This season, it's viewers who have been left stranded. Nowhere is that more true than at NBC, which, pound for pound, has produced the worst new fall slate since those heady days of Manimal and Mr. Smith.

2008-10-14 18:00:15

NBC says it has erected a tree house in New York City to promote its new action-adventure series "Crusoe." The tree house, which will house an actor playing the Crusoe character through Friday, will be visible 24 hours a day, live at the corner of Broadway and 51st Street in New York and on the Web site www.savecrusoe.com.

2008-10-13 09:00:30

By JUDITH S GILLIES By Judith S. Gillies The Washington Post In "Crusoe," a new series that premieres Friday, NBC wants to take viewers on an adventure.

2008-10-13 00:00:19

By Mike Hughes In 1719, Daniel Defoe came up with a fresh genre. He plunked a modern guy -- educated and city-bred -- onto an island. "Robinson Crusoe" was born. Its themes have persisted for three centuries. "Everyone thinks about it," says Philip Winchester, star of NBC's new "Crusoe" series.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.