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2008-10-11 15:00:29

NBC executives have ordered up four more episodes of the first-season U.S. TV series "Knight Rider," The Hollywood Reporter says. The entertainment publication reported Friday the series, a remake of a 1980s action series, received the new script order despite a sluggish ratings start this season. The most recent episode of "Rider" drew 6.9 million viewers, earning NBC a second-place finish during the series' Wednesday time slot. Just like the TV series that inspired it, NBC's "Rider"...

2008-10-04 00:00:14

By Gail Pennington Talk about culture shock. As of this week, "regular TV" is back, and TV hasn't really been regular since last winter, when the writers strike disrupted network schedules. Sooner or later, every series was forced into premature reruns, and some never returned. Unscripted shows, many of them missable, filled prime time. And then it was summer -- rerun time. So the arrival of the fall TV season has some TV fans hyperventilating, not so much from excitement as from...

2008-09-03 12:00:17

By RITA SHERROW Welcome to the fall TV season - sort of. Usually, the fall TV schedule is kind of a voyage of discovery, as each day and each channel offers something new and different to experience. Not this year. This may be the first fall TV season where the feeling most viewers will have when looking at the various networks' line-ups is one of deja vu. Most of last year's freshmen series are back, granted a second chance to capture an audience. Any other year, and the...

2008-08-09 12:00:36

By Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- Crimebusters, hoofers and klutzes were ratings winners last week as the summertime slate of police dramas and reality shows held fast. "America's Got Talent" was the most-watched program with more than 13.8 million viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research figures released Tuesday. Other shows that cracked the top 10 included "Wipeout," in which contestants are challenged by an obstacle course that includes the likes of giant rubber balls and a...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.