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Viewers Fleeing Network Tv

Every broadcast television network has lost a significant number of viewers this season -- particularly among the 18-49 age group that most advertisers target, the New York Times reported on Sunday, citing figures from Nielsen...

It's Official Gma Beats Today For First Time In 16 Years

Final Nielsen figures confirmed on Thursday that for the first time since 1996, ABC's Good Morning America averaged more viewers over an entire week than NBC's Today show. The official tally GMA 5.17 million viewers;...

Nicollette Sheridan To Begin Desperate Housewives Re-trial

The former Desperate Housewives actress Nicollette Sheridan has been given a date for a second trial, after a mistrial was declared in her first attempt to sue her ex-bosses. The TV show itself will be...

Julia Louis-dreyfus Steals The Show In 'Veep'

Julia Louis-dreyfus steals the show in Armando Iannucci's new comedy 'Veep', which premieres Sunday (April 22, 2012) on Hbo. Dreyfus plays Selina Meyer, vice president of the United States, who is surrounded by ultra-competitive "score...

Cheryl Cole Eyes Role In Modern Family

Cheryl Cole is being lined up for a role in 'Modern Family'. The 28-year-old singer - who premiered her new single 'Call My Name' today (20.04.12) - has been approached by bosses of the multi-award...

Sheryl Crow And Sheryl Cameron Crowe Lead Tributes To Late Rock Icon Helm

Singer Sheryl Crow and director Cameron Crowe are leading the tributes to The Band star Levon Helm, who died on Thursday (19Apr12) following a battle with throat cancer.The rock veteran's health had been deteriorating in...

Men Sue 'The Bachelor' For Racist Audition Rejection

Two men of African-American descent have sued the hit TV show The Bachelor for rejecting to play the lead role, arguing that the Abc program has never had a black person as 'The Bachelor' in...

The Bachelor Sued For Racial Discrimination By Two Nashville Men

Further details have emerged in the court case accusing the makers of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette of racial discrimination. A group of Nashville residents are acting as plaintiffs in the case and are being...

Nicollette Sheridan Granted 'Desperate Housewives' Retrial

Nicollette Sheridan has been granted a retrial in her case against 'Desperate Housewives'.The actress claims she was wrongfully dismissed from the show following arguments with its creator, Marc Cherry, but the first trial ended in...

Cbs And Fox Split Ratings Honors

As usual, CBS was the most-watched television network last week, and its long-running drama NCIS was the most-watched television show. However, it came in second to Fox in the 18-49 age group, the demographic group...

Bachelor And Bachelorette Hit With Bias Lawsuit

ABC's The Bachelor and The Bachelorette are the likely target of a class-action lawsuit by two Nashville men who maintain that the two shows intentionally discriminate against people of color. Nathaniel Claybrooks and Christopher Johnson...

The Bachelor Facing Lawsuit Over All White Cast

The Abc network is facing a lawsuit over its reality dating shows The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. A group of Nashville residents - led by the football players Nathaniel Claybrooks and Christopher Johnson - are...

Jane Fonda Saddened By Helm's Cancer Fight

Jane Fonda has told of her sadness after learning The Band star Levon Helm is reaching the "final stages" of his cancer battle, hailing the drummer as "astonishing".Helm's wife Sandy and daughter Amy posted a...

The Bachelor Being Sued For Racial Discrimination

A group of Nashville residents are planning to sue the makers of the TV programmes The Bachelor and The Bachelorette for racial discrimination. A story from Hollywood Reporter (April 17, 2012) reveals that the group...

Van Der Beek's New Sitcom Under Fire From Parents Group

A conservative parents group has taken aim James Van Der Beek's new sitcom Don'T Trust The B---- In Apartment 23, branding the show a "new all-time low for television".The series, which debuted in the U.S....

Alec Baldwin Confirms '30 Rock' Will End In 2013

Alec Baldwin has moved to deny speculation he is leaving '30 Rock' following a dispute with the Nbc network, but claims the show is slated to come to an end soon anyway. Baldwin made headlines...

Titanic Abc Series Sinks With Critics And Just 4 Million Viewers

Abc's new Titanic miniseries concluded on Sunday evening (April 15, 2012), though it drew just 4.2 million viewers for its final hour, with a rating of 0.9 (tied with rivals that included crime drama repeats).Though...

Did Abc Dollars Save Casey Anthony?

An investigative report on PBS's Frontline scheduled to air on Tuesday will make the case that forensic specialists brought in by the prosecution in highly publicized cases can be challenged effectively in court -- but...

Lionel Richie Owes $1.1 Million In Unpaid Taxes

"Hello, is it me you're looking for?" sang Lionel Richie in the 1980s. "Yes," says the Irs, in 2012. Lionel Richie seems to be in financial trouble and he could soon find out that 'Dancing...

Carrie Underwood Loves Vegan Diet

Country star Carrie Underwood's vegan diet is helping the singer make better choices at mealtimes.A longtime vegetarian, the Before He Cheats hitmaker gave up all dairy and animal products last year (11) after a friend...

A Slam Dunk Ratings Victory For Cbs

CBS's coverage of Kentucky's victory over Kansas in the NCAA basketball championship was watched by more than 20 million viewers, making it the highest-rated show of the week. and giving the network a slam-dunk victory...

Nicki Minaj: 'Nipple Slip Wasn't On Purpose'

Nicki Minaj has slammed reports her nipple slip on live U.S. TV last year (11) was planned to boost the rapper's profile.The star was left red-faced during an energetic performance on Good Morning America last...

Gma Vs Today -- The Week's Results

ABC's Good Morning America, with Katie Couric sitting in as co-host, pulled within 25,000 viewers of the morning leader, NBC's the Today show, on Friday, striking down previous reports that her stint on GMA was...

Two And A Half Men Caught In A Squeeze

The competition on Monday night between the two popular talent contests Dancing with the Stars on ABC and The Voice on NBC, has claimed a victim -- and its none of the contestants on either...

Moses Is Still A Ratings Draw

Perhaps it was simply a case of there not being anything else worth watching on a Saturday night -- a night that the networks have all but abandoned -- but ABC's telecast of the 1956...

Report Gma Lost Viewers With Couric

The career path of Katie Couric is beginning to resemble that of another former Today show co-host, Jane Pauley, after Pauley left the NBC morning show. Brought on as a substitute co-host for Robin Roberts,...

Matt Lauer Is Staying On To Host 'Today'

Matt Lauer, the face of Nbc's popular 'Today' programme has announced his intention to stick with the show, despite numerous rumours surrounding his position on the show. The show is one of the few real...

Eva Longoria Says Sheridan Case Is A 'Stain' On Desperate Housewives

Eva Longoria says the trial between Nicollette Sheridan and 'Desperate Housewives' creator Marc Cherry has left a ''stain'' on the show's legacy.The 37-year-old actress was shocked her former co-star's claims for battery and wrongful termination...

Ryan Seacrest Coy On Replacing Matt Lauer

Ryan Seacrest was ever the smooth operator on the Nbc's 'Today' show as he fielded potentially awkward questions from the show's host Matt Lauer about whether he would in fact be taking over the job...

Two Shows Tie For First Place In Ratings Again

For the second week in a row -- and the first time in memory -- the same two shows tied for first place in the Nielsen ratings. ABC's Dancing with the Stars and CBS's NCIS...

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