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Running Legend Micah True Found Dead

Famed marathon runner Micah True has been found dead in a remote part of New Mexico.The athlete went missing last week (begs27Mar12) after going for a 12-mile (19.3 kilometre) jog in Gila National Forest and...

Dolly Parton Haunted By Whitney Houston's Version Of Her Love Song

Dolly Parton thought her heart would break when she heard Whitney Houston's version of her song I Will Always Love You at the tragic R&B star's funeral.Houston recorded Parton's song for The Bodyguard soundtrack and...

Nbc, Abc Bring Out Big Guns In Morning Battle

A knock-down, drag-out fight between the two principal morning talk shows began this morning (Monday) with Katie Couric returning to the air on ABC's Good Morning America at the same time of day that she...

Katie Couric Set For Morning Battle With Sarah Palin

Katie Couric made a hugely welcome return to morning TV in the US today, with the former Nbc host of 'Today' pitching up for a week long guest presenting slot on Abc's Good Morning America,...

Good Morning America Set To Overtake Today Next Week

It may turn out to be the irony of ironies. For the first time in seven years, ABC's Good Morning America seems likely to overtake NBC's the Today show in the ratings next week, the...

Madonna's Perfume Ad Too Racy For Tv

Madonna's perfume commercial is too racy for TV. The 'Girls Gone Wild' singer's new 30-second black-and-white ad for her Truth or Dare scent have been deemed inappropriate for Disney-owned channel ABC with bosses ordering that...

Madonna Ad Toned Down For Tv

Bosses at U.S. TV network Abc have demanded computer experts tone down a racy new advertisement for Madonna's perfume.The 30-second commercial for Truth or Dare, which leaked online earlier this week (beg26Mar12), shows the Material...

Katie Couric Returning To Morning Tv -- One Week Only

For the first time since she stepped down from NBC's Today show six years ago, Katie Couric will return to doing what she had done from 1991 to 2006, co-hosting a morning network talk show....

Nielsen Will Rate Ipad USAge

Tens of millions of Americans have purchased Apple's iPad digital tablet, and all of the major television networks have designed free apps for it to allow users to access a limited number of their TV...

Ncis Beats Out Talent Contests

CBS's NCIS was back on top of the Nielsen ratings chart again last week, beating out such formidable competitors as ABC's Dancing with the Stars, Fox's American Idol and NBC's The Voice . Its margin...

Dennis Rodman Drinking Problem Results In Debts Of $800,000

Dennis Rodman has suffered an alarming fall from grace, it's been revealed, with the former basketball player apparently having a "drinking problem" and financial issues. The revelations came out in response to allegations made by...

Kylie Minogue To Design Sydney's Nye Firework Display

Kylie Minogue will be the brain behind Sydney's New Year's Eve firework display.As part of her 25th anniversary celebrations, the Australian-born singer has been appointed creative ambassador for the world famous event - and will...

Abc Selects Its Late-night Star To Host Emmys

The major television networks, which take turns each year presenting the Emmy awards, now appear to be selecting their late-night personalities to host them -- giving each one the opportunity for primetime exposure. On Monday...

Dancing With The Stars' Katherine Jenkins Shimmers Her Way To No.1

Katherine Jenkins has steadily impressed the judges on the Dancing With The Stars in recent weeks, but the Welsh opera singer and blonde bombshell took her performance to another level in the latest round of...

Jimmy Kimmel Announced As 2012 Emmys Host

Jimmy Kimmel has been announced as the host of this year's forthcoming Emmy Awards. The ceremony is scheduled to take place on September 23, 2012. The Los Angeles Times announced the news today (March 27,...

Abc Family Gobbles Up The Hunger Games

One day after debuting in theaters with a stunning gross of $155 million domestically, Lionsgate's The Hunger Games and its upcoming sequel Catching Fire were picked up by the ABC Family Channel for what is...

Jimmy Kimmel To Host Emmy Awards

Jimmy Kimmel is to host the Emmy Awards for the first time.The talk show host has been unveiled as presenter of the prestigious ceremony, which honours the best in television and takes place on September...

January Jones Ate Her Own Placenta On 'Mad Men' Set

January Jones returned to the set of Mad Men just seven weeks after giving birth to her first child, but found an unusual way of building up her strength. The actress, 34, opted to chomp...

Fox Wins Week But Loses Viewers

Last week, Fox had only three shows listed in Nielsen's top twenty, its two American Idol episodes at No. 1 & No. 2, and a repeat of Touch at No. 19. Of the four major...

Dancing With The Stars Suffers Ratings Blow After Season Opener

Season fourteen of Dancing With The Stars began on Monday evening (Monday 19, 2012), though show bosses will already be a little worried after the ratings were announced. The show opener - usually a big...

Titanic Tv Dramas Debunk Cameron's Film Drama

The 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic will see two television shows broadcast -- fittingly -- on each side of the Atlantic Sunday night -- each of which will attempt to refute in...

Ashton Kutcher Blasting Into Space With Virgin Galactic

Ashton Kutcher has become the 500th passenger signed up to take part on Richard Branson's revolutionary space flights. The Two and a Half Men actor received a call from Branson - the head of Virgin...

Donald Driver Dancing Given Thumbs Up From Judges

Donald Driver was among the early highlights of the new series of reality show Dancing With The Stars as the celebrity contest kicked off its 14th season last night (March 19, 2012). Driver certainly wasn't...

Desperate Housewives Trial Ends In Deadlock, Retrial Set

The Desperate Housewives trial has ended in a dramatic twist that could well be taken from the pages of a television script. The Guardian reported yesterday (March 19, 2012) that the actress Nicollette Sheridan's attempts...

Mistrial Declared In Nicollette Sheridan's Housewives Case

A mistrial has been declared in Nicollette Sheridan's wrongful termination trial against the creators of 'Desperate Housewives'.The actress - who had been seeking around $6 million from her former employers after claiming her role as...

Nicollette Sheriden May Decide To Settle After Case Deadlock

NICOLLETTE SHERIDEN may be forced to settle her lawsuit after the jury became deadlocked at an 8-4 impasse. According to E! News, NICOLLETTE SHERIDEN and Abc are currently in a settlement meeting to end the...

No Deal In Nicollette Sheridan Trial

The lawyer representing Abc Tv executives in Nicollette Sheridan's wrongful termination trial has ruled out striking a deal with the former Desperate Housewives star.The jury in the case is deadlocked and Judge Elizabeth Allen White...

Jorge Garcia Prefers New Character's Wardrobe

Jorge Garcia prefers wearing ''more clothes'' in 'Alcatraz' than he was able to in 'Lost'. The 38-year-old actor is currently portraying comic book store owner and writer Dr. Diego Soto in the Fox prison drama,...

Nicollette Sheridan Trial: Jury Having Trouble With Verdict

Nicollette Sheridan will have to wait a little longer to see if a judge rules that her contract on Desperate Housewives was wrongfully terminated, after the jury in the high profile trial said they were...

Nicollette Sheridan Jury Deadlocked

Jurors in actress Nicollette Sheridan's ongoing wrongful dismissal case against Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry are struggling to reach a verdict.Sheridan maintains she was fired after complaining to TV network executives about the actions of...

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