Empty'Smackdown!' sets date with MyNet
"WWE SmackDown!" will premiere Oct. 3 on MyNetwork TV, running in the same Friday 8-10 p.m. slot it occupied at the CW, its previous network home. Leading up to the launch, MyNet on Oct. 2 will air the first-ever broadcast presentation of "WrestleMania," featuring the best moments of "WrestleMania XXIV," including Floyd Mayweather vs. Big Show.
Crown Media gain
Janice Arouh has been promoted to executive vp network distribution and service at Crown Media Holdings, owner and operator of Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel. Arouh, who was senior vp, will continue to oversee distribution operations of Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movie Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel HD.
'Ed' liveS on
"Living With Ed," the eco-friendly series starring Ed Begley Jr. , is moving from HGTV to Discovery Communications' Planet Green when the 24-hour eco-lifestyle network launches June 4. The series follows Begley and wife Rachelle as they live life in Los Angeles while being eco-friendly.