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Golden Globes Success For Little-known Tv Shows

A slew of cable-television shows in their first season on the air swept the board at the Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (15 January 2012). Only Abc's huge show 'Modern Family' retained...

Golden Globes Reward New Generation Of Tv Shows

If last night's Golden Globe Awards proved anything about U.S. television, it's that change is happening and it's not necessarily good news for the networks. A whole spate of new cable channel shows picked up...

Madonna Has Never Cooked A Meal

Madonna has never cooked a meal herself because she has employees to look after kitchen duties for her.The Material Girl admits she lacks culinary skills and even her teenage daughter, Lourdes, is a better chef...

Report Pbs Developing Special About U.k. Hacking Scandal

PBS's Frontline is preparing a special about the telephone hacking scandal that has embroiled -- and continues to dog -- News Corp, Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera has disclosed in a Facebook post. Rivera said...

Eva Longoria Wants To Steal Desperate Housewives Memorabilia

Eva Longoria is prepared to break a ban on Desperate Housewives stars taking souvenirs from the set when the series wraps later this year (12), as she wants a memento from her time on the...

Reports Scotus Likely To Uphold Fcc Indecency Rules

Weighing the comments from Supreme Court justices who heard arguments about the FCC's indecency rules on Tuesday, many journalists concluded that the majority of justices appeared to agree with the government's position that such rules...

Bcs Game On Espn Tops Everything Else On Tv

Demonstrating yet again that a program televised on cable can rack up ratings that are every bit as dominating as anything offered by a broadcast network, ESPN's coverage of the Alabama/LSU BCS national championship on...

Dish To Offer Any Show At Any Time

Satellite operator DISH Network is expected to unveil a new DVR at the CES convention in Las Vegas today (Monday) that will automatically record every primetime show on the four major television networks and hold...

Grey's Anatomy Returns, Tops Primetime On Thursday

The return of an all-new episode of ABC's Grey's Anatomy after the show's nearly two-month absence attracted more than 12 million viewers on Thursday and was the highest-rated show of the night, according to overnight...

Kim Kardashian To Star In Sitcom

Kim Kardashian is to appear in a sitcom.The 31-year-old socialite will make a cameo as herself in ABC series 'Last Man Standing', which stars Tim Allen, according to GossipCop.com.In the episode, Tim's character Mike Baxter's...

Gary Busey The Star Attraction In Perculiar Wife Swap

As expected, American actor Gary Busey stole the show on Tuesday night's (January 3, 2012) premiere of Celebrity Wife Swap, wholeheartedly baffling his temporary wife Gayle Haggard with a series of cartoon voices and spurious...

Russell Brand Stands To Make Millions From Divorce

Russell Brand could become millions richer following his impending divorce from singer Katy Perry, thanks to a Californian law and the couple's alleged decision to steer clear of a prenuptial agreement. The couple tied the...

Huge Ratings For Abc's New Year's Eve Shows

You'd have to go back to December 31, 1999, the eve of the millennium, to find a New Year's Rockin' Eve show that attracted more viewers than Saturday's on ABC. The 11 35-12 32 segment...

Scientists Solve The Mystery Of The Birds

Scientists are confident they've solved a 50-year-old mystery that inspired director Alfred Hitchcock's movie The Birds.Following years of research into birds attacking humans and losing their bearings mid-flight, the boffins have ruled the creatures ate...

So What Did Xmas Shoppers Watch On Their New Tv's?

The week before Christmas featured nearly as many reruns on primetime TV as a typical week in midsummer -- with commensurate low ratings. There were a few exceptions. A repeat of CBS's NCIS drew 12.4...

Lady Gaga Will Lead New Year's Countdown

Lady Gaga has been chosen to lead the New Year's Eve countdown in New York's Times Square this year.The pop superstar - who is a proud New Yorker - has been personally chosen by Major...

Basketball Returns On Xmas -- No Audience Loss Evident

It would appear that the NBA lockout that delayed the start of the current season until Christmas Day had little or no effect on viewership -- that is, judging from ratings for Sunday's quadrupleheader carried...

Christmas Tragedy Hits Australian Tv Star

Australian TV chef Matt Golinski is in a critical condition in hospital after trying to save his family from a house fire which killed his wife and three daughters.Golinski's partner Rachel, and their three girls...

Football Crushes Xmas Competition

NBC's Sunday Night Football coverage of the Chicago Bears/Green Bay Packers game averaged 20.6 million viewers, according to Nielsen overnight ratings. Because of the live nature of the game, that figure is almost certain to...

X Factor Finale It Was No American Idol

Rival networks probably concluded months ago that the season finale of The X Factor would attract a huge audience, and they therefore programmed mostly reruns opposite it Thursday night. But that was when producer/judge Simon...

Mariah Carey's Twins Take Starring Roles In Xmas Video

It's been 17 years since Mariah Carey first topped the charts with her festive Christmas number, 'All I Want For Christmas'. This year, not only has the renowned diva recorded a new version of the...

Football Is Thrown For A Ratings Loss

The most-watched television show last week was not NBC's Sunday Night Football. In fact, the contest between Baltimore and San Diego ranked only fourth on the Nielsen ratings list for the week, presumably brought down...

Daniel Ewing Pleads Not Guilty To Assault

Australian actor Daniel Ewing has pleaded not guilty to an assault charge following an alleged bust-up with his fiancee.The Home and Away star was detained by police at the couple's apartment in Sydney earlier this...

Work It Bosses Under Fire For Mocking Transgender Community

Producers behind upcoming Us Tv series Work It have come under fire from gay rights advocacy groups for poking fun at cross-dressers.The comedy, which is set to premiere on 3 January (12), centres around two...

Whoopi Goldberg Passes Gas

Whoopi Goldberg broke wind on live television today (16.12.11). The 'Sister Act' star was interviewing Clare Danes on panel show 'The View' when she farted, and quickly owned up to the incident. Looking around to...

Broadcast Nets Down, Cable Nets Up In 2011

The major broadcast networks continued to see an erosion of their audience in 2011, while cable networks saw theirs expand, according to TVbytheNumbers.com. The website said on Thursday that while ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC...

Khloe Kardashian: My Family Have 'No Talent'

Khloe Kardashian admits her family have "no talent". The 27-year-old socialite - who rose to fame starring in reality series 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' from 2007 alongside her sisters Kourtney and Kim, half-sisters Kendall...

Cbs Wears Two Ratings Crowns

CBS was not only the most-watched network among total adults last week -- a standing that it usually maintains -- but it was also the most-watched among viewers 18-49, a standing that often eludes it....

Katie Couric, 54, Splits From Boyfriend Brooks Perlin, 37

Former news anchor Katie Couric has split from her boyfriend Brooks Perlin after a five year relationship. She met Perlin, 17 years her junior, at a cancer research fundraising event in 2006 and the pair...

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Run The Jewels - Pew Pew Pew [Live] Video

Run The Jewels AKA Killer Mike & EL-P perform a live session of new track 'Pew Pew Pew'.

Cop Car - Trailer

'Cop Car' is a high octane thriller directed by Jon Watts and starring Kevin Bacon.

Point Break - Trailer

Coming soon is the spectacular re-boot of 'Point Break', originally starring Patrick Swayze and Keanu Reeves.

The Rock : 'I Know What It's Like To Struggle'

Dwayne Johnson connects with 'San Andreas' character on many levels.

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Snoop Dogg Is Now a Feminist. So, That Happened.

Snoop Dogg a feminist? Say what?

Wolf Alice - Bros Video

London four-piece Wolf Alice launch a totally adorable video for 'Bros'; the second single from their debut studio album 'My Love Is Cool'

Jason Schwartzman - Interview

Jason Schwartzman took some time to discuss his new film as well as discussing the upcoming second season of 'Mozart's Jungle', and the potential of...

Despite Oscar, Natalie Portman Was "Woefully Underprepared" for Black Swan

Natalie Portman gave a keynote speech at Harvard University.

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