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The year 2007 in television involves some significant events. Below is a list of television-related events in 2007.

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Events

January–March

Date Event
January 2 This Life returns for a ten-year reunion special.
January 7 The top prize of £250,000 is won on the United Kingdom version of the game show Deal or No Deal.
January 17 Protests in India and the United Kingdom against the British series of Celebrity Big Brother after Jade Goody, Danielle Lloyd and Jo O'Meara are alleged to be racially abusive towards Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty.
January 23 It is announced by Channel Nine that, after 31 years of airing The Young and the Restless, the network would drop the series, which was then picked up by Foxtel's W. Channel.
January 28 Final edition of the BBC's Grandstand after 49 years.
February 4 A Canadian edition of Deal or No Deal debuts, also hosted by Howie Mandel.
February 9 Paul Merton presents his last edition of Room 101.
February 18 BBC Two launches 14 new idents designed by Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO and produced by Red Bee Media, with the "2" becoming a "Windows of the World" a portal through which the world is seen differently.
February 18 Richard and Judy is scrutinised when it is claimed that it already chosen its winners for its premium-rate phone-in quiz, "You Say, We Pay" before lines had closed. This results in the start of the 2007 British television phone-in scandal.
February 22 The O.C. airs its final episode.
March 17 Cartoon Network's Toonami celebrates its 10th Anniversary.
March 31 2007 Kids' Choice Awards on Nickelodeon.
March 31 Series 3 of Doctor Who begins on BBC One.

April–June

Date Event
April 11 MSNBC announced that its simulcast of Imus in the Morning was being canceled immediately after public outcry against the host's remarks about the Rutgers University women's basketball team.
April 13 Have I Got News for You starts to produce a video podcast featuring unbroadcast material.
May 2 The New Zealand free-to-air digital television platform Freeview begins broadcasting over DVB-S, breaking the digital television monopoly held by pay network SKY Television.
May 3 Queen Elizabeth II visits America (fifth time in 50 years) for the 400th anniversary of Jamestown, Virginia and also meets with families from the Virginia Tech Massacre. It becomes U.S. national & local TV news.
May 8 HolbyBlue debuts on BBC One as a spin off from Casualty and Holby City
May 14 BBC One broadcasts "Scientology and Me" a Panorama investigation into Scientology by journalist John Sweeney. A clip from the programme of Sweeney losing his temper and shouting at a disruptive scientologist representative is widely released on the internet and on DVD by scientologists prior to airing.
May 20 The Simpsons reaches its landmark 400th episode.
May 23 Jordin Sparks wins the 6th season of the popular singing competition American Idol, with Blake Lewis as the runner up.
June 15 Bob Barker retires from The Price Is Right after 35 years as host and after 50 years on television. Barker's final episode aired both in its regular daytime slot and in prime time leading into the Daytime Emmy Awards. The Young and the Restless and Guiding Light tie for Outstanding Drama Series.
June 26 Mika Brzezinski attempted to set fire to a script, screwed up another, and shredded a third, in a protest about having to lead her news broadcast with a story about Paris Hilton's release from prison, rather than about the Iraq War.

July–September

Date Event
July 23 Drew Carey is announced as Bob Barker's successor on The Price Is Right.
August 17 The Disney Channel premiere showing of High School Musical 2 becomes the most-watched made-for-cable movie ever, receiving 17.24 million viewers.
August 22 The BBC celebrates their 75-year service in television.
August 30 Big Ten Network launches, causing controversy among sports fans for failing to reach carriage agreements with large cable providers Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter Cable, and several other smaller providers. (The disputes were left unresolved for nearly a year, causing millions of fans to miss several college football and college basketball games that were previously available on more widely distributed channels such as ABC, and the ESPN family of networks).
August 31 Finland switches off its analogue television signal.
September 1 In one of the first football games to air on the new Big Ten Network, Appalachian State University upsets the University of Michigan, 34-32, at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor.
September 5 The BBC scraps plans for Planet Relief, a programme similar to Comic Relief and Sport Relief for fear of bias against critics of climate change and that viewers would prefer more factual programmes on the subject.
September 9 In an advertising first, eBay begin showing live auction adverts between programmes in the UK, showing an auction with picture, current bid, time auction ends, and postage and packaging charges.
September 16 The 59th Primetime Emmy Awards were handed out. The Sopranos wins Outstanding Drama Series, while 30 Rock wins Outstanding Comedy Series
September 20 Survivor opens its 15th season in the nation of China. Survivor: China became the first major American TV program to film entirely in China.
September 21 ITV postpone broadcasting the 2007 British Comedy Awards due to the phone-in scandals.
September 26 ABC1, a British television channel broadcasting American sitcoms, closes.
September 27 Record News, a Brazilian television channel, starts its transmissions.

October–December

Date Event
October 1 Ftn closes and Virgin 1 launches at 9pm the same night.
October 14 Dave (formerly UKTV G2) launches on Freeview, after the closure of UKTV Bright Ideas.
October 15 Drew Carey's first episode as the new host of The Price is Right airs.
October 17 The town of Whitehaven in Cumbria becomes the first place in the UK to officially lose their analogue television signals and start the digital switchover, starting with BBC Two. The other four channels were switched off on November 14.
November 2 Channel 4 marks the 25th anniversary of its launch by resurrecting its original Lambie-Nairn-designed idents for the day. The anniversary is also marked by the rebroadcast of the November 2, 1982 debut edition of Countdown (the channel's first programme) and a special Big Fat Anniversary Quiz.
November 5 The 2007 Writers Guild of America strike begins causing many shows to halt production.
November 7 Sky Travel relaunches as Sky Real Lives and Sky Travel Shop rebranded as Sky Travel.
November 14 The remaining four Analogue channels are switched to Digital in Whitehaven in Cumbria.
November 15 Jorja Fox appears for the last time as a regular cast member as investigator Sara Sidle on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
December 1 BBC HD is officially launched in the UK, after a one and a half year trial.
December 3 ESPN's Monday Night Football telecast of the unbeaten New England Patriots and the Baltimore Ravens breaks the basic cable viewership record set earlier this year by Disney Channel's High School Musical 2 with 17.52 million cable viewers.
December 25 BBC One gets its highest rated Christmas Day schedule in years, with Voyage of the Damned, the Christmas special of Doctor Who getting the shows' biggest audience since 1979 (13.31 million) and a special episode of EastEnders getting 14.38 million, that shows' biggest rating in three years and the highest rated show of 2007. Another success was a one-off special of To the Manor Born, returning after 26 years, with an audience of 10.25 million.
December 29 CBS and NBC simulcast the NFL Network telecast between the New England Patriots and New York Giants, as the Patriots become the first team in NFL history to go undefeated in a 16-game season. The two teams would meet again in Super Bowl XLII, with the Giants stopping the Pats from going 19-0.
December 31 Nickelodeon Games and Sports for Kids leaves the cable lineup and is replaced by The N which currently airs 24/7 after splitting from its sister channel, Noggin on all cable services except Dish Network.

Debuts

Date Show
January 1 Engaged and Underage on MTV
January 1 High Maintenance 90210 on E!
January 1 Poker After Dark on NBC
January 1 The Sarah Jane Adventures on BBC One
January 2 Dirt on FX Network
January 3 The Knights of Prosperity on ABC
January 3 In Case of Emergency on ABC
January 7 Grease: You're The One That I Want on NBC
January 7 I'm From Rolling Stone on MTV
January 7 Just Jordan on Nickelodeon
January 8 I Love New York on VH1
January 8 The (White) Rapper Show on VH1
January 8 The Surreal Life: Fame Games on VH1
January 9 Little Mosque on the Prairie on CBC
January 10 Armed and Famous on CBS
January 12 Cory in the House on Disney Channel
January 17 The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show on Comedy Central
January 21 The Dresden Files on the SciFi Channel
January 22 E-Vet Interns on Animal Planet
January 23 Disney's Really Short Report on Disney Channel
January 25 Skins on E4
January 20 Bam's Unholy Union on MTV
January 30 Wrestling Society X on MTV
February 1 Juvies on MTV
February 1 The Sarah Silverman Program on Comedy Central
February 3 The Naked Brothers Band on Nickelodeon
February 5 Rules of Engagement on CBS
February 8 Survivor: Fiji on CBS
February 10 Primeval on ITV
February 11 Saul of the Mole People on Cartoon Network (Adult Swim)
February 11 Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! on Cartoon Network (Adult Swim)
February 20 100 Winners on GSN
February 23 quiznation on GSN
February 26 Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern on Travel Channel
February 26 The Black Donnelys on NBC
February 26 Power Rangers: Operation Overdrive on Toon Disney
February 27 Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (US version) on FOX
March 3 El Tigre:The adventures of Manny Rivera on Nickelodeon
March 4 Dice: Undisputed on VH1
March 5 The Land Before Time on Cartoon Network
March 6 The Search for the Next Pussycat Doll on The CW
March 7 The Wedding Bells on Fox
March 10 Blood+ on adult swim
March 12 The Riches on FX
March 13 Bullrun on Spike TV
March 14 Halfway Home on Comedy Central
March 15 Raines on NBC
March 15 October Road on ABC
March 22 This American Life on Showtime
March 23 Acceptable.TV on VH1
March 28 The Apprentice on BBC One, previously on BBC Two from 2005-2006
March 27 The Great American Dream Vote on ABC
March 29 1,000 Places to See Before You Die on Travel Channel
April Love Patrol in Vanuatu and Fiji
April 1 Sons of Hollywood on A&E
April 1 The Tudors on Showtime
April 5 Adventures in Hollyhood on MTV
April 7 Human Giant on MTV
April 7 Short Circuitz on MTV
April 9 Culture Shock on Travel Channel
April 10 Real World/Road Rules Challenge: The Inferno III on MTV
April 10 Scarred on MTV
April 12 Notes from the Underbelly on ABC
April 12 Roman's Empire on BBC One
April 13 Painkiller Jane on Sci Fi
April 15 Drive on Fox
April 15 Flavor of Love Girls: Charm School on VH1
April 16 I Bet You on MOJO HD
April 16 Jon & Kate Plus 8 on Discovery Health Channel
May 3 Paris enquêtes criminelles on TF1
May 8 Holby Blue on BBC One
May 10 Traveler on BBC One
May 12 My Friends Tigger & Pooh on Disney Channel
May 13 Fat Guy Stuck in Internet on Cartoon Network (Adult Swim)
May 13 Superjail! on Cartoon Network (Adult Swim)
May 18 National Bingo Night on ABC
May 25 Storm Hawks on Cartoon Network
May 30 Hidden Palms on The CW
May 30 The Next Best Thing on ABC
May 30 Traveler on ABC
May 31 Pirate Master on CBS
June 1 Demons on CBS
June 4 Creature Comforts on CBS
June 4 Pokémon: Diamond & Pearl on Cartoon Network (US Premiere)
June 6 Passport to Latin America on Travel Channel
June 6 Tyler Perry's House of Payne on TBS
June 10 John From Cincinnati on HBO
June 13 First Annual Guys' Choice Awards on Spike TV
June 13 Lil' Bush on Comedy Central
June 17 Flight of the Conchords on HBO
June 17 Ice Road Truckers on The History Channel
June 17 Meadowlands on Showtime
June 18 Age of Love on NBC
June 18 Heartland on TNT
June 25 Tak and the Power of Juju on Nickelodeon
June 25 Wayside on Nickelodeon
June 26 Shaq's Big Challenge on ABC
June 28 Burn Notice on USA
June 29 The Best Years on The N
July 2 Camouflage on GSN
July 5 Sea Patrol on Seven Network (Australia)
July 8 American Body Shop on Comedy Central
July 9 Greek on ABC Family
July 10 Baldwin Hills on BET
July 12 General Hospital: Night Shift on SOAPnet
July 15 Rock of Love with Bret Michaels on VH1
July 16 Victoria Beckham: Coming to America on NBC
July 17 The Bill Engvall Show on TBS
July 19 Mad Men on AMC
July 23 Saving Grace on TNT
July 24 Damages on FX
July 25 Diagnosis X on TLC
August 4 Grand Slam on GSN
August 5 The Company on TNT
August 7 LA Ink on TLC
August 8 The Real World: Sydney on MTV
August 10 Flash Gordon on Sci Fi
August 13 Californication on Showtime
August 13 Slacker Cats on ABC Family
August 20 Yo Gabba Gabba! on Nickelodeon
August 22 Anchorwoman on Fox
August 27 The Life of Ryan on MTV
August 27 City Homicide on Seven Network (Australia)
August 28 Outnumbered on BBC One
August 30 Celebrity Rap Superstar on MTV
August 31 Back at the Barnyard on Nickelodeon
September 1 Eurovision Dance Contest on EBU
September 3 Super Why! on PBS
September 3 Word World on PBS
September 6 Tim Gunn's Guide to Style on Bravo
September 8 iCarly on Nickelodeon
September 8 Torchwood on BBC America
September 10 Tell Me You Love Me on HBO
September 10 Steve Wilkos, a talk show hosted by Jerry Springer's former security head, debuts in syndication in the United States and Canada
September 14 Nashville on Fox
September 14 Out of Jimmy's Head on Cartoon Network
September 17 K-Ville on Fox
September 17 Passions on DirecTV's channel The 101 Network
September 19 Gossip Girl on The CW
September 19 MANswers on Spike TV
September 19 Back to You on Fox
September 19 Kid Nation on CBS
September 19 Kitchen Nightmares on Fox
September 20 Survivor: China on CBS
September 23 CW Now on CW
September 23 Online Nation on CW
September 24 Journeyman on NBC
September 24 The Big Bang Theory on CBS
September 24 Chuck on NBC
September 25 Reaper on CW
September 25 Cane on CBS
September 26 Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (Australian version) on Network Ten
September 26 Bionic Woman on NBC
September 26 Life on NBC
September 26 Private Practice on ABC
September 26 Dirty Sexy Money on ABC
September 27 Big Shots on ABC
September 28 Moonlight on CBS
October 1 Aliens in America on CW
October 1 Dr. Steve-O on USA
October 1 Digimon Data Squad on Jetix
October 2 Cavemen on ABC
October 2 Carpoolers on ABC
October 3 Pushing Daisies on ABC
October 4 Last One Standing on Discovery Channel
October 5 About A Girl on The N
October 5 Ultraseven X premieres on Chubu-Nippon Broadcasting in Japan
October 7 Are You Smarter Than A 10 Year Old? (UK version) on Sky One
October 7 Life Is Wild on The CW
October 12 Women's Murder Club on ABC
October 12 Wizards of Waverly Place on Disney Channel
October 13 The Search for the Next Elvira on Fox Reality
October 14 Keeping Up with the Kardashians on E!
October 15 Samantha Who? on ABC
October 15 The Salt-N-Pepa Show on VH1
October 17 Storm Chasers on Discovery Channel
October 18 Viva Laughlin on CBS
October 19 The Next Great American Band on Fox
October 21 Death Note on Adult Swim
October 24 Phenomenon on NBC
October 27 Kakasa Ka Ba Sa Grade 5? on GMA Network
October 30 The History Of The World Backwards on BBC Four
November 2 Orangutan Island on Animal Planet
November 3 Bunnytown on Disney Channel (UK); USA premiere a week later.
November 7 Trinny & Susannah Undress the Nation on ITV
November 8 Nearly Famous on E4
December 1 Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle on Nippon BS Broadcasting in Japan.

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Changes of Network Affiliation

Show Moved from Moved to
American Chopper Discovery Channel TLC
Crank Yankers Comedy Central MTV2
Kath & Kim ABC TV Channel Seven
Kenny vs. Spenny GSN Comedy Central
Law and Order: Criminal Intent NBC USA Network
Passions NBC The 101
Play with Me Sesame Noggin PBS Kids Sprout
Tim Russert CNBC MSNBC
Imus in the Morning MSNBC RFD-TV

Ending this year

Date Show Debut
January 4 Green Wing 2004
January 5 The Megan Mullally Show 2006
January 15 Quizmania 2005
January 23 Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks 2003
January 24 Armed & Famous 2007
January 25 On the Road Again 1987
January 27 Cartoon Alley 2004
January 28 Grandstand 1958
January 30 Big Day 2006
February 1 Afro Samurai 2007
February 9 Room 101 1994
February 10 Catscratch 2005
February 14 JoJo's Circus 2003
February 18 PlayMania 2006
February 18 Reba 2001
February 22 The O.C. 2003
February 24 Celebrity Dog School 2007
February 26 The (White) Rapper Show 2007
March 4 What's with Andy? 2001
March 5 The Class 2006
March 6 Watch Over Me 2006
March 6 Wicked Wicked Games 2006
March 7 Maui Fever 2007
March 13 Stargate SG-1 1997
March 14 Wrestling Society X 2007
March 16 The Vicar of Dibley 1994
March 17 Mr. Meaty 2006
March 18 I'm From Rolling Stone 2007
March 18 The Winner 2007
March 25 The George Michael Sports Machine 1980
March 25 Grease: You're the One that I Want! 2007
March 25 Rome 2005
March 26 What About Brian 2006
March 28 The Great American Dream Vote 2007
March 29 Blue's Room 2004
March 30 Celebrity Deathmatch 1998/2006
March 30 Crank Yankers 2002
March 30 Falcon Beach 2006
March 30 Six Degrees 2006
March 31 Ultraman Mebius 2006
April 1 Miffy 2003
April 2 The Black Donnellys 2007
April 3 Bam's Unholy Union 2007
April 4 CBC News: Country Canada 1954
April 6 The Wedding Bells 2007
April 7 Bratz 2005
April 9 The Life and Times of Juniper Lee 2005
April 10 Life on Mars 2006
April 11 In Case of Emergency 2007
April 14 Andy Barker, P.I. 2007
April 15 The Dresden Files 2007
April 20 My GamesFever 2006
April 22 The War at Home 2005
April 23 Drive 2007
April 27 Identity 2006
April 27 Raines 2007
April 28 Eureka Seven 2006
April 29 Sons of Hollywood 2007
April 29 Spider Riders 2006
May 3 Trading Spouses 2004
May 5 Loonatics Unleashed 2005
May 6 Bear in the Big Blue House 1997
May 8 George Lopez 2002
May 11 Acceptable.TV 2007
May 11 Close to Home 2005
May 13 7th Heaven 1996
May 14 All of Us 2003
May 14 The King of Queens 1998
May 15 Gilmore Girls 2000
May 16 Crossing Jordan 2001
May 16 Halfway Home 2007
May 16 Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends 2004
May 16 Thank God You're Here 2007
May 17 Roman's Empire 2007
May 22 Veronica Mars 2004
May 24 Pimp My Ride 2004
May 28 The Real Wedding Crashers 2007
May 29 Punk'd 2003
May 30 The Gill Deacon Show 2006
June 1 Bert's Family Feud 2006
June 3 Dream Team 1997
June 8 Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide 2004
June 10 The Sopranos 1999
June 13 100 Winners 2007
June 15 The Catch-Up 2007
June 18 Creature Comforts 2007
June 21 The Showbiz Show with David Spade 2005
June 24 Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race 2007
June 24 Quizmania 2006
June 25 The Ex-Wives Club 2007
June 25 The Rich List 2007
June 28 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip 2006
June 29 Marina 2006
July 1 The Loop 2006
July 4 Hidden Palms 2007
July 5 Short Circuitz 2007
July 8 Flavor of Love Girls: Charm School 2007
July 13 Art Attack 1989
July 15 Saul of the Mole Men 2007
July 16 Extreme Makeover 2002
July 16 Victoria Beckham: Coming to America 2007
July 17 Pirate Master 2007
July 18 American Heiress 2007
July 18 Saints & Sinners 2007
July 18 Traveler 2007
July 20 Standoff 2006
July 22 Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law 2000
July 23 Zorro: La Espada y la Rosa 2007
July 26 Hey Paula 2007
August 5 Meadowlands 2007
August 5 The Simple Life 2003
August 8 The Nine 2006
August 11 Kidnapped 2006
August 12 John from Cincinnati 2007
August 19 The Company 2007
August 21 On the Lot 2007
August 22 Anchorwoman 2007
August 23 The Knights of Prosperity 2007
August 24 Danny Phantom 2004
August 25 Masters of Science Fiction 2007
August 26 The Kill Point 2007
August 29 The Nation 2007
August 31 Heartland 2007
September 1 American Dragon: Jake Long 2005
September 7 Passions on NBC 1999
September 7 Kim Possible 2002
September 16 Drake & Josh 2004
September 16 The 4400 2004
September 16 The Dead Zone 2002
September 17 Slacker Cats 2007
September 21 Nashville 2007
September 21 Painkiller Jane 2007
September 23 The 1/2 Hour News Hour 2007
September 27 Squirrel Boy 2006
September 30 Braves TBS Baseball 1975
October 1 1 vs. 100 2007
October 1 Lazytown 2004
October 5 Dame Chocolate 2007
October 13 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo 2005
October 14 Online Nation 2007
October 18 Celebrity Rap Superstar 2007
October 21 Viva Laughlin 2007
October 30 Queer Eye 2003
November 10 That's So Raven 2003
November 12 Power Rangers: Operation Overdrive 2007
November 11 Lucy, the Daughter of the Devil 2005
November 11 The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy 2001
November 13 Cavemen 2007
November 14 Drawn Together 2004
November 21 Phenomenon 2007
November 28 Bionic Woman 2007
December 1 The Sideshow 2007
December 1 Australia's Funniest Home Videos 1990
December 4 Tin Man 2007
December 12 Kid Nation 2007
December 15 Kaya 2007
December 16 Unfabulous 2004
December 17 K-Ville 2007
December 18 Cane 2007
December 19 Journeyman 2007
December 19 Parkinson 1971
December 20 Clash of the Choirs 2007
December 21 The Next Great American Band 2007
December 21 Ultraseven X 2007
December 27 Extras 2005
December 28 The Singing Bee 2007

Deaths

Date Name Age Cinematic Credibility
January 7 Magnús Magnússon 77 Icelandic-born television presenter (Mastermind)
January 8 Iwao Takamoto 81 Japanese-American animator (Scooby Doo)
January 8 Yvonne De Carlo 84 Canadian-born US actress (The Munsters)
January 14 Darlene Conley 72 Irish-born US soap opera actress (The Bold and the Beautiful)
January 16 Ron Carey 71 US actor and comedian (Barney Miller)
January 19 Scott Charles Bigelow (Bam Bam Bigelow 45 Pro Wrestler
January 27 Bob Carroll 88 US sitcom writer (I Love Lucy, Alice)
January 30 Sidney Sheldon 89 US writer (creator of I Dream of Jeannie)
January 31 Lee Bergere 82 US actor (Dynasty)
February 8 Anna Nicole Smith 39 US model, actress (The Anna Nicole Show)
February 15 Ray Evans 92 US songwriter (theme songs to Bonanza and Mister Ed)
March 8 John Inman 71 UK actor, best known for playing Mr. Humphries in Are You Being Served?
March 19 Calvert DeForest 85 US actor (Late Night with David Letterman)
April 11 Roscoe Lee Browne 81 US actor (Soap)
April 30 Tom Poston 85 US actor (Newhart)
May 15 Jerry Falwell 73 US televangelist (The Old-Time Gospel Hour)
May 25 Charles Nelson Reilly 76 US actor, game show panelist (Match Game)
May 27 Gretchen Wyler 75 US actress (Dallas, several TV series guest appearances)
June 12 Don Herbert 89 US TV host (Mr. Wizard)
June 17 Ed Friendly 85 US producer (Laugh-In, Little House on the Prairie)
June 24 Chris Benoit 40 Canadian pro wrestler for WWE
June 29 Joel Siegel 63 US film reviewer on Good Morning America
July 9 Charles Lane 102 US character actor with decades of guest appearances ranging from I Love Lucy to Soap
July 20 Tammy Faye Messner 65 US televangelist (The PTL Club)
July 29 Marvin Zindler 85 Investigative reporter for KTRK-TV Houston; helped closed the Chicken Ranch brothel
July 29 Tom Snyder 71 Hosted NBC's The Tomorrow Show and CBS's The Late Late Show
July 29 Mike Reid 67 British comedian and actor, best known for playing Frank Butcher in British soap opera EastEnders
July 29 Phil Drabble 93 British television presenter, author and countryman , best known as the presenter of sheepdog trial show One Man and His Dog.
August 3 James T. Callahan 76 US actor (Charles in Charge)
August 7 Hal Fishman 75 US news anchor on KTLA in Los Angeles (1965-2007)
August 12 Merv Griffin 82 US entertainer/producer (The Merv Griffin Show, Jeopardy! Wheel of Fortune)
August 28 Miyoshi Umeki 78 Japanese-born actress (The Courtship of Eddie's Father)
September 6 Ronald Magill 87 UK Actor, best known for playing Amos Brearly in Emmerdale
September 10 Jane Wyman 90 US actress (Falcon Crest)
September 15 Brett Somers 83 US game show panelist (Match Game)
September 21 Alice Ghostley 81 US actress (Bewitched, Designing Women)
October 1 Ronnie Hazlehurst 79 UK theme tune composer. (Only Fools and Horses, Yes Minister, Are You Being Served? and The Two Ronnies etc.)
October 9 Carol Bruce 87 US actress (WKRP in Cincinnati)
October 16 Deborah Kerr 86 UK actress (A Woman of Substance)
October 17 Joey Bishop 89 US actor and comedian
October 30 Robert Goulet 73 US entertainer
November 2 Charmaine Dragun 29 Australian newsreader
November 2 Lilian Ellison 84 US professional wrestler (The Fabulous Moolah)
November 6 Hilda Braid 78 UK actress (Nana Moon of EastEnders)
November 20 Dick Wilson 91 UK actor
November 22 Verity Lambert 71 UK TV producer (Doctor Who)
November 24 David Sheldon 44 US professional wrestler (Angel of Death)
November 25 John Drury 80 US journalist
November 26 Mel Tolkin 94 US writer (Your Show of Shows)
November 28 Jeanne Bates 89 US actress
November 28 Ashley Titus 36 South African presenter
November 29 James Barber 84 Canadian cooking host (Urban Peasant)
December 1 Anton Rodgers 74 UK actor
December 13 Floyd Red Crow Westerman 94 Actor
December 15 John Berg 58 US actor
December 18 Jack Linkletter 70 US television presenter
December 26 Stu Nahan 81 Sportscaster


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