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Amber Tamblyn Moves To House

Joan of Arc star AMBER TAMBLYN is set to join critically acclaimed FOX series 'House' filling a void left by actress OLIVIA WILDE who is currently taking a break from the show to shoot her...

Nbc, Trying Harder, Is Now In Second Place

It's rare when any company boasts about being No. 2 -- Avis's long-running ad campaign notwithstanding -- but NBC, which in recent years has finished last in the ratings during the regular season, sent out...

Soccer Now Bigger Than Hockey And Baseball?

Any lingering doubts about Americans' interest in soccer were dispelled Monday when Nielsen released figures indicated that Sunday's World Cup final between Spain and the Netherlands attracted 24.3 million viewers, who tuned in to the...

Walters In Talks For Tv Biopic

Recovering U.S. newswoman BARBARA WALTERS is in talks to bring her life story to the small screen in a documentary about her 50-year career.Walters, 80, is negotiating with TV executives at HBO to adapt her...

Millionaire Producers May Sue Their Agent

Seeming to take the advice of its courtroom foes, London-based Celador Entertainment is planning to sue the William Morris Agency (now the WME Agency) for what Britain's Guardian newspaper described today (Monday) as "acting improperly...

Harry Potter Stars Compete On Set

Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe raced like "maniacs" to compete with each other when filming 'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows'.The films' director David Yates revealed what went on behind the scenes as he revealed...

Who Wants To Be A $269-Million Millionaire?

Disney said today (Thursday) that it will appeal a ruling by a federal jury on Wednesday that it must pay the British creators of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire $269 million in damages. The...

Networks Share Ratings Spotlight

Each of the broadcast networks had something to boast about with the release of last week's ratings (delayed because of the Fourth of July holiday). Although it aired more repeats than any other network, CBS...

Emmy Nominations Broadcast Nets Make A Comeback

The day got off to a particularly good start for broadcast television with the 5 30 a.m. PT unveiling of this year's Emmy nominations. After years of being dominated by the likes of HBO and...

Jillian Harris And Ed Swiderski Need To Reset Relationship

JILLIAN HARRIS has become the latest BACHELORETTE to end her engagement. According to the magazine US WEEKLY the 29 year old reality TV star has recently separated from fiance ED SWIDERSKI after a 14 month...

Second Drake New York Show Axed

Rapper DRAKE has seen a second planned New York concert axed in a month - amid safety fears at the location in Central Park.Bosses at TV network ABC were set to book the Canadian star...

Tv Reporters In Afghanistan Decry New Pentagon Policy

The Rolling Stone interview with former Afghan Commander Stanley McChrystal might well be described as a watershed incident in the war, but the Pentagon now seems determined to ensure that no such incident is ever...

Cbs Suffers Rare Monday-night Loss To Abc

ABC's The Bachelorette mowed down the competition, including the usual Monday-night winner CBS, as it averaged 9.09 million viewers, peaking in the 9 30 p.m. half-hour with 10.12 million. But True Beauty , which followed,...

Vienna Girardi Flees In Tears From Interview

Bachelorette star VIENNA GIRARDI fled from an interview last night on ABC's The Bachelorette after revealing that a lack of 'intimacy' had led to her breakup with pilot JAKE PAVELKA. The couple, who met on...

Will Jay Receive Walking Papers?

Low ratings and high production costs have pushed NBC's Tonight show with Jay Leno into the red, the New York Post reported today (Friday), citing unnamed insiders. "Leno May Be Next," the newspaper said in...

World Cup Drawing Enormous Crowd On U.s. Tv

If all of the viewers who have watched at least six minutes of the televised coverage of the World Cup thus far had tuned in at the same time, they would have produced an audience...

Abc News Apologizes For Another Ethical Misstep

Admitting an ethical lapse for the second time in a one-month period, ABC News said Wednesday that Elizabeth Vargas should not have interviewed Michael Douglas about his divorce during a segment on Tuesday's Good Morning...

Hulu Confirms Plans To Launch Pay-tv Online Service

As expected, Hulu, the very-distant No. 2 video website behind YouTube, announced on Tuesday that it plans to launch a $10-per-month subscription service that will stream hundreds of TV episodes and movies to its customers....

America's Got Talent Wins Another Round

NBC's America's Got Talent once again nabbed the top two positions on Nielsen's ratings list for last week, but overall, CBS remained in the lead, placing seven shows in the top ten, all of them...

Cheryl Cole To Dance With Stars?

Cheryl Cole is set to compete in 'Dancing With The Stars'.The Girls Aloud singer - who has been romantically linked to the show's professional dancer Derek Hough - has reportedly been approached by bosses at...

World News Producer "Frustrated" Being No. 2

ABC's World News executive producer Jon Banner has acknowledged that he is "deeply frustrated" that the news program with Diane Sawyer at the helm has made such slow progress in overtaking NBC Nightly News ,...

Univision Records Its Highest Ratings Ever

Sunday's World Cup match between Mexico and Argentina, won by Argentina 3-1, attracted the biggest audience in the history of the Spanish-language network, Nielsen Research said on Monday. According to the ratings company, more than...

Hulu -- Instead Of Cable?

Hulu, the second-most-popular video website, is preparing to offer itself up as a cheap ($10.00 per month) alternative to cable TV as early as this week, the Los Angeles Times reported today (Tuesday), citing people...

U.s.-Ghana World Cup Clash Sets New Record

The U.S. soccer team departed the 2010 World Cup in style Saturday. Losing to Ghana 2-1 in a dramatic match that ended in overtime, the American team attracted 14.9 million viewers on ABC and another...

Glaad Takes On The View

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) has issued a "Call to Action," urging its supporters to sign an online petition protesting comments by two black panelists on ABC's The View about the spread...

Report Final Network Holdout Cbs To Join Hulu

CBS, which is the only major broadcast network that does not provide programs on Hulu.com, may begin doing so at the beginning of the fall season, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday, citing people with direct...

Sawyer Narrows Gap With Williams

Among the nightly newscasts last week, ABC World News with Diane Sawyer continued to cut into the lead of NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams last week. ABC said that compared to the same week...

Abc Scores Decisive Ratings Victory With Nba

ABC's hoop dreams came true last week as its coverage of Thursday's seventh and deciding game of the NBA Finals, in which the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Boston Celtics, drew 28.2 million viewers --...

Abc, Espn -- The Real World Cup Winners

The U.S. audience for the World Cup soccer telecasts has increased 64 percent from 2006, with ESPN and ABC averaging 3.35 million viewers per game, according to Mediaweek. Although those numbers may be skewed somewhat...

Britain Gives Birth To Two More U.s. Tv Shows

Two more audience-tested British TV series are jumping across the pond, this time into arms of MTV. Britain's Guardian newspaper reported today (Monday) that MTV is planning to produce a U.S. version of Skins, about...

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Rolling Stones - Exhibitionism Featurette

The Rolling Stones are set to celebrate their long career as a band next year (2016) with their first exhibition at London's Saatchi Gallery.

'It's A Dream Come True': Paul Rudd Marvels Over 'Ant-Man' Role

The star makes his superhero debut in the upcoming movie.

Emilia Clarke Gives Her Fan Theory On The Fate On Jon Snow

The ‘Game of Thrones’ actress has given some hope to Jon Snow’s legions of fans.

Kendrick Lamar - Alright Video

The video for Kendrick Lamar's latest single 'Alright' was shot in San Francisco, California.

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Secret In Their Eyes - Trailer

'Secret In Their Eyes' is the upcoming re-boot of the 2009 Argentine Academy Award winning movie of the same name.

Disclosure - Holding On ft. Gregory Porter Video

Disclosure go sci-fi thriller on us in the new video for their single 'Holding On', featuring the vocals of Gregory Porter.

Critics Can't Decide If 'Magic Mike XXL' Is Harmless Fun Or An Oversized Let-Down

The male stripper sequel hit US theatres today (July 1st) and stars Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, and Joe Manganiello.

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