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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...

Tiger's Still Not Out Of The Woods

Tiger Woods was still a strong contender to win the U.S. Open on Saturday, but NBC's telecast of the U.S. Open drew only so-so ratings. While the telecast of the golf tournament dominated the ratings...

Sawyer May Be Gone Form Gma , But Ratings Have Improved

Allaying initial fears that the departure of Diane Sawyer from Good Morning America would damage the ratings for the ABC morning show, new Nielsen figures released Thursday show that its ratings are actually up slightly...

America Ferrera Gets Engaged

America Ferrera has got engaged to her boyfriend Ryan Piers Williams.The 'Ugly Betty' star's spokesperson confirmed the news after America was seen wearing a ring on her engagement finger at the Edinburgh Film Festival on...

Nba Dominates Week's Tv Ratings

The biggest stars on television last week were not actors but Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers and Paul Pierce of the Boston Celtics as the NBA finals on dominated the ratings and gave...

Sheridan's 'Assault Claims Dismissed In 2008'

NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN's assault allegations against DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES creator MARC CHERRY were investigated by TV bosses in 2008 and dismissed, according to a new report.The actress, who played Edie Britt on the hit show, filed suit...

Nba Tips Off Against The Tonys; Nba Wins

ABC's coverage of the NBA Finals Sunday night attracted an average of 14.26 million viewers in primetime, peaking at 10 30 p.m. with 16.20 million, according to preliminary figures from Nielsen Research. That figure is...

Flashforward Fans Protest Cancellation With 'Blackouts'

Fans of U.S. TV show FLASHFORWARD converged across the globe on Thursday (10Jun10) for a mass protest against the series' cancellation - staging fake 'blackouts' in cities including New York, London and Los Angeles.The programme,...

Hulu To Begin Charging

Hulu, the second-largest video website behind YouTube, plans to begin a paid subscription service within the next month or two, published reports said Wednesday. Although it has expanded at a fast clip over the past...

Sports A Big Ratings Winner

Sports specials continued to run counter to the downward trend of most broadcast network ratings as the first two games of the NBA championship series attracted the biggest audience in 16 years and the first...

Tv Ads Cost Less In First Half Of 2010

The average 30-second spot on network television cost $104,051 during the first six months of this year, down about 10 percent from the same period a year ago, according to MediaWeek magazine, which cited figures...

Abc Admits Gross Distortions In 20/20 Feature

A 20/20 feature that aired on ABC last Friday has blown up in the faces of the program's producers like a certain Icelandic volcano. The feature, about a British man, Daniel Tammet, who has accomplished...

June Madness Arrives

There's nothing like a basketball matchup between the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers to lift TV ratings -- and Thursday's coverage on ABC did just that in spades. Game 1 of the NBA...

Fox Wins Final Week Of Season

Season finales of American Idol on Tuesday and Wednesday of last week gave Fox an easy win for the final week of the 2009-2010 season. Wednesday's telecast, which saw the winner named and Simon Cowell...

Carlisle's Madonna Envy Sparked Eating Issues

BELINDA CARLISLE was so jealous of her rival pop star MADONNA's lithe figure she embarked on a series of diets which ended in a dangerous eating disorder.The Heaven Is A Place On Earth hitmaker, who...

Hockey Lifts Nbc To Demo Victory

NBC's coverage of the Stanley Cup Finals continued to draw above-average ratings for Game 2 between Philadelphia and Chicago Monday night. The hockey game averaged 5.91 million viewers -- nothing to cheer about -- but,...

Fox Wins On Speed

Fox's coverage of NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 from the Charlotte Motor Speedway topped the ratings Sunday night as the auto race averaged 6.2 million viewers. On a night of comparatively light viewing, the NASCAR race, won...

Ghost Whisperer Gone For Good

JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT's GHOST WHISPERER is gone for good - negotiations to save the cancelled TV show have fallen through.The spooky CBS series became the latest victim of America's widespread TV cull when it was...

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'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Has Worn Joss Whedon Out

Now that he has unleashed his second 'Avengers' movie to global box...

Rosewater - Movie Review

A harrowing true story infused with sharp humour and bristling intelligence, this riveting film is an auspicious writing...

Music Streaming Dinosaur Grooveshark Shuts Down Overnight After Rights Settlement

With all the fuss around Spotify and Jay Z’s streaming service Tidal, other...

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Ryan Adams Covers Bryan Adams' 'Summer of 69' in Nashville [Video]

Some twelve years after he had a heckler removed for requesting Bryan...

Samba - Movie Review

Some very big themes are given space to breathe in this remarkably naturalistic drama, which is livened up by terrific...

Enrique Iglesias Is Second Biggest Victor At 2015 Latin Music Awards

Romeo Santos, commonly known as The King of Bachata, was not...

'Unfriended' Brings Horror To Screen Addicts

Horror is a reliably profitable genre, generally cheap to make and always popular with young audiences...

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