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Twilight Breaking Dawn Reportedly Triggers Epileptic Seizures

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Part 1, the penultimate movie in the huge grossing Twilight movie franchise, is being blamed for triggering a number of epileptic seizures in theatres across America.Californian resident Brandon Gephart was rushed...

Lady Gaga Stripped Down For Tony Bennett Nude Sketch

Lady Gaga released her special festive EP 'A Very Gaga Holiday' following a 90-minute Thanksgiving special on Abc last night (24 November, 2011). The show, titled 'A Very Gaga Thanksgiving' was conceived and directed by...

Thanksgiving Knocks Stuffing Out Of Ratings

The night before Thanksgiving usually attracts some of the lowest midweek ratings of the entire regular season, and Wednesday was no exception. ABC's Modern Family , the network's highest-rated scripted show, lost 20 percent of...

Nbc First With Football, Last With Everything Else

Once again NBC's Sunday Night Football ranked No. 1 for the week with 20.3 million viewers tuning in -- but football was all she wrote for the struggling network, whose second-highest-rated show, Law and Order...

Another Ratings Sour Note For American Music Awards

After last year's worst ratings ever, producers of the American Music Awards on ABC attempted to boost them this year by turning the awards presentation into more of a musical/variety show. It didn't work. The...

Michelle Obama Booed At Nascar Event

Michelle Obama may have been in attendance at the Nascar event in Miami recently in aid of a charitable campaign to support military veterans and their families, but she was spared little good will by...

Regis Philbin Hosts Last Episode Of 'Live With Regis And Kelly'

Regis Philbin hosted his last episode of 'Live! With Regis and Kelly' yesterday (18 Nov 2011). 80-year-old Regis Philbin said his final goodbyes after a huge number of tributes came in by a variety of...

Recycling Queen Kendra Wilkinson

Kendra Wilkinson and her husband Hank Baskett recycle "every single thing we have". The reality TV star and her NFL player spouse - who have a 22-month-old son Hank Baskett Jr. together - are both...

Modern Family Tops Wednesday Ratings

Modern Family is giving ABC a potential foothold on Wednesday night. Now, all it has to do is find some additional programs that can benefit from its strong ratings. On Wednesday the show drew 12.9...

Abc A Contender Again

ABC, a ratings also-ran except during Academy Awards week, became a strong contender last week as it posted its best ratings among total adults and the key 18-49 demographic in moire than two years. The...

Warner Bros. Tv In Deal With Abc.com, Hulu

Warner Bros. Television has agreed to allow any of the shows it sells to ABC to be available on ABC.com and on Hulu the day after they are broadcast. Each episode will continue to remain...

Ashley Greene Set To Board A Plane On Abc Drama Series 'Pan Am'

Ashley Greene is preparing to appear in the Abc drama series 'Pan Am'. Even though she is promoting the release of 'The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part I', Ashley Greene has booked a three-episode arc...

Cma Awards Dominate Wednesday Ratings

The 45th annual Country Music Association Awards show drew 16.3 million viewers Wednesday night, improving its ratings over last year by 2 percent and giving ABC a rare win on a Wednesday night. The strong...

Oscar The Grouch To Host The Oscars?

In a radio interview more than 35 years ago, the late Jim Henson and Frank Oz discussed the possibility of doing a Muppets sketch in which Oscar the Grouch would host -- what else? The...

Nick Jonas To Play Unemployed Dad On 'Last Man Standing'

Nick Jonas is to appear on the Abc network sitcom 'Last Man Standing', the show which also stars former 'Tool Man' Tim Allen and Nancy Travis. Abc of course were also broadcasters of Allen's most...

Nobody Watches Tv On Saturday -- Wanna Bet?

Who says there's no audience for television shows on Saturdays? Demonstrating that massive numbers will tune in if they're given something appealing to watch, CBS's college football telecast -- LSU vs. Alabama -- attracted 20.01...

Jennifer Nettles Opens Up About Indiana Tragedy

Sugarland star Jennifer Nettles wept openly after a stage collapse claimed fans' lives in August (11), admitting the tragedy put her faith to the test and forced her to "face her own mortality".The country duo...

Kanye West Axed From Music Festival Line-up

Rapper Kanye West has been dropped from three legs of a multi-venue music festival Down Under, reportedly due to financial cuts.The hip-hop star was previously scheduled to perform at all of the Big Day Out...

Nbc Under Comcast Its Woes Worsen

Despite cleaning out NBC's old management, increasing the budget for fall shows, and introducing some costly new shows supported by equally costly marketing, Comcast, which now controls the network, not only hasn't seen ratings improve,...

Eva Longoria To Produce Tv Remake

Actress Eva Longoria is stepping behind the camera to serve as executive producer for a new TV sitcom.The Desperate Housewives star is developing an English-language version of hit Mexican show Soy Tu Duena for U.S....

Kate Middleton Pregnant? Duchess Declines Peanut Paste

Kate Middleton has sparked rumours she is expecting her first child after refusing to eat peanut paste during a royal visit to Copenhagen with husband, Prince William. The Duchess of Cambridge sent tongues wagging after...

Andy Rooney Passes Away, Aged 92

Andy Rooney has passed away, aged 92. '60 Minutes' show commentator Andy Rooney passed away on Friday (4 Nov 2011) due to complications following a recent minor surgery.The news commentator had undergone a minor surgery...

Plans To Bring Canceled Soaps To The Web Hit A Snag

Plans to bring the canceled ABC soap operas All My Children and One Life to Live to the Internet remain in limbo as the producers struggle to find enough financial backers who believe that such...

World Series Soars In Week's Ratings

The seventh game of the World Series attracted an average of 25.4 million viewers to Fox last Friday, making it the most-watched baseball contest since 2004. Overall, the series between the Texas Rangers and the...

James Garner Labels Steve Mcqueen 'A Poseur' In New Memoir

Esteemed actor James Garner has written a new memoir in which he promises to hold nothing back. The 83 year-old has had one the more glittering careers in film and television since making a splash...

'Live With Jerry And Kelly', Jerry Seinfeld Replaces Regis Philbin,

Jerry Seinfeld is to be the first guest host to place Regis Philbin on 'Live With Regis and Kelly', according to Abc who announced the news on Tuesday (1st November 2011). The morning show will...

Lindsay Lohan's Teeth Sparkle After Zoom Procedure

Lindsay Lohan showed off her new look smile at the weekend, after undergoing the famous 'Zoom!' teeth whitening procedure to correct her previously flawed set of teeth. The actress has had a whirlwind few weeks...

Disney/abc In Streaming Deals With Netflix, Amazon

Not playing favorites, Disney/ABC Television Group, has renewed and expanded its streaming deals with Netflix and Amazon. They will allow the two online rivals to offer hundreds of Disney-produced TV shows from ABC-TV, ABC Family...

Rachael Taylor: 'Charlie's Charlie's Angels Tv Axe Was Right Decision'

Australian actress Rachael Taylor is pleased TV bosses scrapped the new Charlie's Angels series, insisting axing it was the "right choice" for the show.The remake of the action drama, also starring Minka Kelly and Annie...

Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales To Get A Gruesome Twist On New Tv Show

The BROTHERS GRIMM FAIRY TALES are set to be spun in a gruesome way, according to 'Will and Grace' star Sean Hayes. Hayes' new show, 'Grimm', in which he is executive producer, will bring back...

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