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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Report: Nbc To Oust Producer Who Ousted Ann Curry

NBC is preparing to oust Jim Bell as the executive producer of the Today show and replace him with Alexandra Wallace, a veteran news exec who currently produces the primetime newsmagazine Rock Center with Brian...

Lohan Snubs Walters -- At Her Peril

arbara Walters is hopping mad after Lindsay Lohan backed out of an interview with her and instead agreed to appear on the Tonight show with Jay Leno. On Monday's edition of The View, Walters said...

Lohan Snubs Walters -- At Her Peril

arbara Walters is hopping mad after Lindsay Lohan backed out of an interview with her and instead agreed to appear on the Tonight show with Jay Leno. On Monday's edition of The View, Walters said...

Theme Parks Work Magic On Disney's P&l's

The Walt Disney Co. on Wednesday reported a 14-percent jump in quarterly profit but it came from two unexpected sources, theme parks and cable-TV fees. Everything else, including its film division, its ABC television network,...

Evidence Of Sawyer Drinking On Set Pops Up Online

The gossip website TMZ has posted a video of a much younger Diane Sawyer drinking wine and swallowing pills on the set of the ABC News magazine Primetime Live as she waits either to record...

Cbs Gets A Big Bang Out Of Thursday Ratings

CBS executives who have seen the network's ratings falter this season, were no doubt thrilled by the strong performance of its Thursday lineup this week. The Big Bang Theory drew 16.5 million viewers, its best...

Diane Sawyer Ignores Tweets About Her Election-night Work

Diane Sawyer has declined to address the thousands of tweets and blog comments about her odd performance during election night, when she slurred and stumbled over words, including, on several instances, the name of President...

Election Viewing Down From 2008

Some 66.8 million viewers watched the election returns during primetime on the broadcast and cable networks, according to Nielsen Research. That figure was down nearly 7 percent from the 71.5 million who tuned in to...

Ratings: Something For Everybody

Just about every network had something to boast about following the release of last week's ratings results. NBC could brag that it was once again the No. 1 network among the key 18-49 age group...

Nbc Wins The Election (Ratings)

Some 37.1 million viewers watched Tuesday night's election returns on the major broadcast networks, according to Nielsen Research figures published by TVbytheNumbers.com. That was down 2.6 percent from the 38.1 million who watched the returns...

Ratings: Something For Everybody

Just about every network had something to boast about following the release of last week's ratings results. NBC could brag that it was once again the No. 1 network among the key 18-49 age group...

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