Features and admins
Approved this week
Two editors were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Nja247 (nom) and WereSpielChequers (nom).
Five bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: RFC posting script (task request), Chrisbot (task request), Erik9bot (task request), Robert SkyBot (task request) and Legobot (task request).
Twelve articles were promoted to featured status this week: Carsten Borchgrevink (nom), The Chaser APEC pranks (nom), William Bostock (nom), Hurricane Nate (2005) (nom), Tropical Storm Kiko (2007) (nom), United States Military Academy (nom), In Utero (nom), Sideshow Bob (nom), John Calvin (nom), Edgar Speyer (nom), Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (nom) and Greece Runestones (nom).
Fourteen lists were promoted to featured status this week: List of ECW Tag Team Champions (nom), Rumford Medal (nom), List of Olympic medalists in short track speed skating (nom), List of Los Angeles Clippers head coaches (nom), 2008 World Series of Poker results (nom), Buchanan Medal (nom), List of Football League Cup winners (nom), WCW Hall of Fame (nom), List of number-one albums of 1983 (U.S.) (nom), List of Kansas City Chiefs starting quarterbacks (nom), List of Ah! My Goddess episodes (season 1) (nom), Pantera discography (nom), List of Hot 100 number-one singles of 2004 (U.S.) (nom) and Nashville Sounds all-time roster (nom).
Five topics were promoted to featured status this week: The Simpsons (season 6) (nom), Seasons of Bleach (nom), Beauchamp–Sharp Tragedy (nom), Numbered highways in Amenia (CDP), New York (nom) and Myst series (nom).
No portals were promoted to featured status this week.
The following featured articles were displayed on the Main Page this week as Today's featured article: Toa Payoh ritual murders, Buildings and architecture of Bristol, History of evolutionary thought, 300, Romeo and Juliet, Aldol reaction, Thomas Cranmer and Theramenes.
Former featured pages
One article was delisted this week: Kalimpong (nom).
Three lists were delisted this week: List of Merriam–Webster's Words of the Year (nom), Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama (nom) and List of Metal Gear Solid characters (nom).
No topics were delisted this week.
The following featured pictures were displayed on the Main Page this week as picture of the day: Table d'hôte, Dark Small-branded Swift, Charles Darwin, Hilda Clark, Leucanthemum paludosum, Battle of Harper's Ferry, Vernon and Irene Castle and Mark Harmon.
No media files were featured this week.
No featured pictures were demoted this week.
Fifteen pictures were promoted to featured status this week and are shown below.