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"It was like the Cia. What we went through to keep it a secret. We had code names, we flew on the Abc (Tv network) private jet to the White House." Oscars producer Craig Zadan...

John Leguizamo Gets Go-ahead For Comedy Pilot Based On His Life

Actor/comedian John Leguizamo has been given the green light for a comedy show pilot based on his own life.The Moulin Rouge! star will headline the untitled half-hour project for U.S. network Abc, focusing on his...

Barbara Walters Released From Hospital

Veteran U.S. broadcaster Barbara Walters has been discharged from hospital after receiving treatment for chicken pox.The 83-year-old journalist left a New York medical centre on Tuesday (29Jan13) to continue her recovery at home. Walters...

Krysten Ritter's U.s. Sitcom Scrapped

Actress Krysten Ritter and James Van Der Beek's Tv comedy Don't Trust The B---- In Apartment 23 has been cancelled.The U.S. show premiered last year (12) and was promptly picked up for a second season...

Report: Nbc Ignoring Curry's Request To Depart

One week after reportedly asking NBC to let her out of her contract, Ann Curry is still waiting for a response, RadarOnline.com reported on Wednesday. The gossip website reported last week that Jeff Zucker, Curry's...

Ncis Draws Best Ratings Of Season

CBS's long-running NCIS crossed the 20-million-viewer mark to 20.87 million Tuesday night as it posted its biggest audience of the season. With a 13.0 rating and a 20 share among total households and a 3.5/10...

Ratings For Kimmel's Debut Don't Bode Well

The final numbers are in for the first night of Jimmy Kimmel's new slot on ABC, and they are not propitious. Although early ratings from major markets had indicated that Kimmel had beaten both Jay...

Oscar Nominations: Lincoln Leads The Field

One hundred fifty-two years after being nominated for president, Lincoln has been nominated again, 12 times in fact. Steven Spielberg's biopic received the most nominations for this year's Academy Awards at announcement ceremonies in Hollywood...

Nbc Says Goodbye To Nfl For 20012-13 Season

It was NBC's last week of the season with NFL football. And it was a doozy. Saturday night's playoff game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers attracted 30.8 million viewers, while its...

Production To Restart On Canceled Soaps Next Month

After months of fits and starts, production company Prospect Park formally announced on Monday that it will indeed relaunch the defunct ABC soap operas All My Children and One Life to Live, with production due...

Production To Restart On Canceled Soaps Next Month

After months of fits and starts, production company Prospect Park formally announced on Monday that it will indeed relaunch the defunct ABC soap operas All My Children and One Life to Live, with production due...

Netflix Acquires Serialized Dramas From Warner Bros. Tv

Continuing to focus on television, rather than flix for its principal Internet streaming content, Netflix announced today that it had licensed several full seasons of serialized dramas produced by Warner Bros. TV. They include NBC's...

Justin Bieber Pays Surprise Visit To Cancer-stricken Girl

Pop superstar Justin Bieber made a cancer-stricken little girl's New Year one to remember by paying her a surprise visit ahead of his concert in Utah on Saturday (05Jan13).Leukaemia sufferer Millie Flamm, seven, had been...

At Half-way Point, Nbc Is No. 1 For The Season

No one would have predicted it at the beginning of the season, but now, at the midpoint of the 2012-13 season, NBC has risen to No. 1 in the ratings among the key 18-49 age...

Kimmel Smokes Pot During Rolling Stone Interview In Run-up To New time Slot

Entertainers have often granted interviews to Rolling Stone as part of an effort to alter their public image. Such was the case, for example, back in the '70s when teen idol David Cassidy appeared nude...

Dick Clark -- Gone But Not Forgotten -- On New Year's Eve

Although Dick Clark died last April, he was certainly not forgotten on New Year's Eve, as a two-hour ABC special, New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Dick Clark, averaged 9.35 million viewers -- more than twice...

Dick Clark -- Gone But Not Forgotten -- On New Year's Eve

Although Dick Clark died last April, he was certainly not forgotten on New Year's Eve, as a two-hour ABC special, New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Dick Clark, averaged 9.35 million viewers -- more than...

Nbc's Sunday Night Football Draws Best Ratings Ever

An average of 25.8 million viewers watched the Sunday Night Football matchup between the Washington Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys -- the highest ratings ever for the NBC primetime feature. That figure may rise further...

Football To Dominate Weekends From Now To Super Bowl

Each of the major networks, with the exception of ABC, will have a piece of the NFL playoff action in the run-up to CBS's coverage of the Super Bowl on Feb. 3. On Sunday, the...

Steven Spielberg Buys Rights To U.k. Lottery Drama

Director Steven Spielberg has snapped up the rights to a U.K. Tv drama about fictional lottery winners after becoming an "avid fan" of the show.The moviemaker and his wife Kate Capshaw loved Bbc series The...

Tapper Leaves Abc – New Role At Cnn Beckons For Jake Tapper

Jake Tapper leaves ABC, The Hollywood Reporter has informed us. The network’s White House correspondent will be leaving to join CNN, where he will become their own chief Washington correspondent.Tapper will also be hosting a...

Abc Veteran Sam Donaldson Arrested For Dui In Delaware

The veteran ABC News reporter Sam Donaldson has been charged with driving under the influence in Lewes, Delaware Online reports. The ABC staple may be more accustomed to reporting the headlines than being featured in...

Leah Remini Sued By Former Managers

Actress Leah Remini is facing legal action from her former managers over allegations she failed to pay commission from her new Tv show Family Tools.The star was sued in Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday...

Justin Bieber's Life Set For Sitcom

Tv bosses in America are developing a sitcom based on Justin Bieber's life.A proposed show was discussed last year (11) and now the idea has morphed in to a full comedy project. Bieber will...

Jackson Documentary Is No Ratings Killer

Spike Lee's documentary Michael Jackson: Bad25 was no match for NFL football on Thanksgiving night. It drew just 4.2 million viewers on ABC versus 15.9 million for NBC's telecast of the New England Patriots-New York...

Good Grief! Charlie Brown Beats The X-factor

It may be nearly 40 years since A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving originally aired (on CBS at the time), but it managed to draw 8.1 million viewers to ABC Wednesday night, holding its own against CBS's...

Denver Station Apologizes For Airing Doctored Book Cover

After becoming the object of ridicule on numerous websites on Wednesday, KMGH, the ABC affiliate in Denver, apologized for showing a doctored image of the cover of Paula Broadwell's book about David Petraeus, All In....

Denver Station Airs Doctored Photo Of Petraeus Book

Yet another warning to television stations that pluck stuff off the Internet without vetting it properly. A station in Denver is being ridiculed for displaying a doctored photo of Paula Broadwell's book about General David...

Nbc Remains No. 1 For 7th Week

It was another very good week for NBC. For the seventh week in a row, it wound up as No. 1 among the key 18-49 age group. Its ratings soared in larger measure because of...

Josh Duhamel Develops Soap-themed Tv Drama

Transformers hunk Josh Duhamel is moving into Tv development after selling a new drama to executives at America's Abc network.The actor has come up with a new show about the workings of a Tv soap...

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Chris Pratt Frets Over Scary 'Jurassic World' Motorcycle Stunt

The actor vows never to own a bike of his own.

David Lynch to Direct All 18 Episodes of 'Twin Peaks' Reboot

Great news everyone: David Lynch is back at the helm of Showtime's Twin Peaks...

Coen Brothers and Co Choose 'Dheepan' as Palme d'Or Winner

The Cannes Film Festival jury headed by the Coen brothers and including Jake Gyllenhaal...

Tony Hawk And Dolph Lundgren Among Stars At This Year's Gumball 3000 [Photos]

This weekend saw the legendary motor rally begin in Sweden.

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Sam Rockwell - Poltergeist Interview

Sam Rockwell talks about his role in the new Poltergeist movie.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Apologies To Fans After Being Pictured During "Minor Relapse"

Jonathan Rhys Meyers has broken his silence over the shocking pictures which...

Walking On Cars - Interview

Sorcha, Walking On Car's pianist, took some time to talk to us about song writing, reworking songs and organising five different musical styles into...

Slam Dunk - 2015 Live Review

It was all smiles at this year's Slam Dunk festival and, despite the rain, the Desperados and beer was flowing and the crowds were bouncing non-stop...

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