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Glaad Hails Lesbian Marriage On Abc Soap

GLAAD, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, has saluted ABC and the producers of the 39-year-old soap opera All My Children for an episode due to air Monday featuring the first marriage of a...

Octuplet Mom Fuels Media Controversy

Ordinarily the mothers of multiple-birth children are showered with admiration, gifts, endorsement offers, and publicity. Nadya Suleman, the woman who recently gave birth to octuplets, may be receiving plenty of publicity, but little of the...

Gibson Halt The Aggregators

ABC News anchor Charles Gibson appealed Wednesday night for a white knight to rescue the mainstream media. Accepting the Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism at the National Press Foundation's annual dinner, Gibson...

Nicolette Sheridan To Quit Desperate Housewives

Desperate Housewives star Nicolette Sheridan is to leave the domestic drama, US television network ABC has confirmed.The 45-year-old actress, who stars as the troublesome Edie Britt, is likely to depart during the current fifth series,...

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Sheridan Desperate No More

Actress NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN's run on hit TV show DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES has come to an end. Bosses at ABC, the U.S. network behind the show, have told TV Guide magazine that Sheridan's character Edie Britt will be...

Idol Tops, But Cbs Wins Overall

Fox may have scored the top two spots in the ratings with its unstoppable American Idol last week, but CBS continued to produce the most appealing shows overall -- including its telecast of the 51st...

Dancing With The Nerd

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, who reportedly lost $20 million of his own money when he staged two huge open-air rock concerts -- the Us Festivals -- in 1982 and 1983 in Southern California, will try...

Richards, Lil' Kim & Steve-o Confirmed For Dancing With The Stars

Former BOND girl DENISE RICHARDS and rapper LIL' KIM will be among the stars competing to win U.S. TV show DANCING WITH THE STARS.Troubled former Jackass star Steve-O and singer Belinda Carlisle will also try...

Chimney Fire To Blame For Cyrus Concert Blaze

A chimney fire is being blamed for the cancellation of a televised BILLY RAY CYRUS concert on Friday night (06Feb09).Miley Cyrus' dad was forced to abandon a concert in Hesperia, California after fire broke out...

Fire Forces Cyrus To Abandon Gig

MILEY CYRUS' rocker father BILLY RAY has been forced to abandon a TV concert after fire broke out in the building next door.The Achy Breaky Heart hitmaker was due to record a performance for U.S....

Mouse Caught In Financial Trap

The Walt Disney said on Tuesday that its profit during its first quarter plummeted 32 percent to $845 million vs. $1.25 billion during the same quarter a year ago. Total revenue dropped to $9.6 billion....

Peacock Struts Again

Thanks to its must-see-TV telecast of the Super Bowl , NBC returned to first place in the weekly Nielsen ratings last week. The network, which has been relegated to last place throughout most of the...

Abc Cuts Hundreds Of Employees

Long expected retrenchments at ABC were announced Thursday, but they were not so severe as many analysts had forecast. But some reports suggested that they might represent merely a first round of layoffs. Responding to...

Abc Says It Won't Move Up Kimmel's Show

ABC has denied a New York Times report that its entertainment division is considering moving Jimmy Kimmel to 11 35 p.m. in the fall in order to compete directly against Conan O'Brien when O'Brien takes...

Idol Faces Tough Challenge From Ncis

American Idol did not have to compete with inaugural activities Tuesday night, but it did have to go against a new episode of CBS's NCIS , one of the network's strongest shows. While Idol averaged...

Nbc Continues To Fade

Without football in the picture, NBC was unable to place a single show in the Nielsen top ten last week. CBS again emerged as the most-watched network overall, while Fox -- thanks mostly to American...

Abc Denies Ugly Betty Axe

Officials at U.S. TV network ABC have denied hit series UGLY BETTY is set to be cancelled - after announcing plans to take the show off-air in March (09). The programme, starring America Ferrera, is being...

Ringwald Pregnant With Twins

Actress MOLLY RINGWALD is preparing for double trouble - she's expecting twins. The Breakfast Club star, 40, has announced she is pregnant with a boy and a girl, according to People.com. The tots are due...

Fishburne Makes Solid Debut On Csi

CBS's CSI Crime Scene Investigation , in its first episode without star William L. Peterson but with its new star, Laurence Fishburne, attracted 17.53 million viewers Thursday night, making it the most-watched show of the...

Football Throws Idol For A Loss

Both the Tuesday and Wednesday episodes of American Idol drew more than 30 million viewers last week, but Fox fell far short of winning the week, according to ratings figures released by Nielsen Media Research...

James 'Emotional' As Beyonce Sang At Last

Blues singer ETTA JAMES was overcome with pride watching BEYONCE KNOWLES covering her classic song AT LAST for new U.S. President BARACK OBAMA. Knowles, who depicts James in the drama Cadillac Records, sang the icon's...

Clooney Heading Back To E.r.

GEORGE CLOONEY has reportedly agreed to return to medical drama E.R. for the show's final series. The Oceans Eleven actor starred as Dr. Doug Ross from 1994 to 1999 in the long-running series before leaving...

Er To Be Saved?

Medical drama ER has been given a lifeline as fans prepare for the show's final episodes. Executive producer John Wells is set to pull the life support system on the hit programme this spring (09),...

Jonas Brothers Surprise Obama's Daughters

Teen pop heart-throbs THE JONAS BROTHERS made a special visit to the White House on inauguration day, as a scavenger hunt prize for President BARACK OBAMA's daughters. After watching their father sworn in as America's...

Will Studios Sponsor Themselves During Oscar Telecast?

For the first time the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will permit ads for movies to run during the Oscar telecast on February 24. Under new rules adopted in October, studios will be...

O'connell Debuts Twins On U.s. Tv

Actor JERRY O'CONNELL has given American audiences their first peek at his newborn twin girls with actress REBECCA ROMIJN. O'Connell was bursting with pride as a new dad during a stint as guest co-host on...

Citizen Journalists Cover N.y. Plane Crash

Once again, as it had in Mumbai last month, television relied on "citizen journalists" for video coverage of the crash of a U.S. Airways flight into New York's Hudson River on Thursday. First images of...

Soap To Be Recycled On The Web

Fans of the long-running ABC soap opera General Hospital who miss an episode no longer need worry about losing a key plot point. The network announced Tuesday that it would post each episode online, on...

Ferrell's Tv Ad Gets Axe

A controversial advert for WILL FERRELL's new Broadway show has been pulled from U.S. TV - after millions of outraged Americans complained the promo was too outrageous for its daytime slot. The foul-mouthed funnyman will...

The Mentalist Becomes Top-rated Entertainment Show

CBS's The Mentalist turned out to be not only the top-rated new show of the season but also the most-watched entertainment show of last week, according to Nielsen Research. The show attracted 19.6 million viewers,...

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Taylor Swift's New Video Receives Mad Love, Tops Vevo Record

Have you seen Taylor Swift’s video for Bad Blood already? Statistically speaking...

'Game Of Thrones' Musical Is Made A Reality... Sort Of...

For the first ever US Red Nose Day on NBC, all the stops were pulled out. What happens when you...

'Poltergeist''s New Cast Take On A Classic

Steven Spielberg and Tobe Hooper's 1982 haunted house movie 'Poltergeist' is so iconic that remaking it has always...

'Mad Max: Fury Road' Was A Special Challenge For Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy has made a name for himself with films like 'Inception', 'The Dark...

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Bill Murray Wishes You 'A Very Murray Christmas' This December

Christmas has come early. Well, Christmas advertising has come early...

Brandon Flowers - I Can Change [Lyric] Video

With his new solo album 'The Desired Effect' out now, the Killers frontman Brandon...

Cooties - Trailer

Everyone knows fourth grade school children can be little monsters, but what happens when things get way too literal?...

The Cribs Have Released Their New Video And It Features Some Interesting Guests

Indie-rock band The Cribs have been delighting audiences with their unique blend...

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