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Viewers Prefer Obama/mccain To Dodgers/phillies

The third and final presidential debate Wednesday night attracted 28.91 million viewers on the broadcast networks (cable figures were not immediately available), with NBC leading with 10.34 million viewers, followed by ABC with 9.66 million,...

Cbs Has Its Ups And Downs

Shares of CBS Corp. may be way down in the overall market slump -- they had dropped 4.30 percent at midday trading today (Wednesday) -- but the company's Nielsen ratings have rarely risen higher this...

Obama To Pay Cbs Nearly $1 Million For Half-hour

In what some analysts described as a bargain deal, the Barack Obama presidential campaign has agreed to pay CBS $961,000 to buy a half-hour of primetime at 8 00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 29, according...

Alien Invasion V Back On Tv

Cult 1980s sci-fi show V is set to return to the small screen. The iconic show, about alien lizards taking over Earth, has been picked up by American network ABC, who will finance the project,...

Cook: 'I Was A Cowardly Idiot'

CHRISTIE BRINKLEY's ex husband PETER COOK has spoken of his regret of the affair that ended his marriage. Brinkley filed for divorce after learning Cook had had an affair with an 18-year-old in 2004. During...

Cbs News Shows Soar In Ratings

CBS said Thursday that it is showing striking gains with all of its news program during the first weeks of the new season. Last Sunday's 60 Minutes , it noted, drew 16.65 million viewers, making...

Coming The Barack Obama Show

In yet another departure from recent advertising strategy by political candidates, Senator Barack Obama's campaign has bought a half-hour of television time on CBS and NBC on Wednesday, October 29, less than a week before...

Screenwriter In Blockbuster Battle With Disney

Screenwriter Cyrus Nowrasteh has taken his battle with Disney and ABC to the video store, where his documentary, Blocking the Path to 9/11 , is being released Tuesday. Nowrasteh's ABC miniseries, The Path to 9/11,...

Old Is In; New Is Out During New Season

CBS and Fox continued to draw solid ratings for previous hits on Wednesday night, while ABC and NBC continued to flounder with new series and struggling returnees. Fox's Bones was the top-rated show in the...

Cbs Takes Over First Place Again

CBS returned to its usual position at the top of the Nielsen weekly ratings list last week, with its largely unheralded NCIS rising to second place in its season debut. The network also saw solid...

Second Debate Draws More Viewers Than First

The second presidential debate between John McCain and Barack Obama attracted more viewers than the first but it did not outdraw the audience for last week's vice-presidential debate, according to overnight Nielsen results released today...

Vp Nominees Draw More Than Ticket Heads

Some 38.36 million viewers tuned in to the broadcast networks for Thursday's vice presidential debate between Senator Joseph Biden and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, substantially more than the 29.53 million who watched the first debate...

Fall Tv Slowdown Continues

The broadcast networks saw their audiences decline Wednesday, due in part to competition from post-season baseball on cable network TBS but also due to widespread audience disinterest in many of the new and returning shows....

Debate Ratings In Need Of A Recount?

Astonishing many political pundits who predicted that the first John McCain-Barack Obama would attract a record audience for a presidential debate, preliminary Nielsen figures indicated over the weekend that the debate actually drew 12-percent fewer...

Acting Legend Paul Newman Dies Of Cancer Aged 83

Paul Newman has died at the age of 83, his spokeswoman has confirmed.The Cool Hand Luke star passed away on Friday due to cancer, Marni Tomljanovic said. No other details were given.A ten-time Academy award...

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Abc We Don't Pay For Interviews

ABC on Tuesday denied that it had paid Thomas Riccio $15,000 for an interview as Riccio had claimed during the O.J. Simpson trial in Las Vegas on Monday. The collectibles dealer, who recorded the meeting...

Heroes Needs A Rescue

Signs that NBC's Heroes may have suffered a devastating blow after being forced to take a nine-month hiatus due to the writers' strike were apparent Monday as ratings for the season premiere were down 25...

Nbc Wins By A Touchdown

NBC continued to mow down the competition in what was officially the last week of the summer season, with Sunday Night Football attracting an astonishing 22.2 million viewers. On Fox the season debut of Fox's...

Did Abc Engage In Checkbook Journalism?

A witness in the current O.J. Simpson trial in Las Vegas testified that he received $15,000 from ABC News for an interview under the pretense that the network was buying photographs. The testimony by Thomas...

Barker's Voice Identified In Plane Crash Video

LATEST: Shocking film footage of BLINK-182 rocker TRAVIS BARKER screaming for help as he escapes from the wreckage of a plane crash has been aired by a U.S. TV network. Barker and his pal, Adam...

Simpson Auctioneer Cashed In On 2007 'Hotel Heist'

An auctioneer caught up in OJ SIMPSON's alleged hotel heist has confessed to making $210,000 (GBP113,513) from the sale of audio recordings, photos and interviews relating to the September 2007 incident. Collectibles dealer Thomas Riccio,...

Delany: 'Desperate Housewives Weightloss Is Competitive'

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES actress DANA DELANY does not worry about staying thin - because she has seen her skinny co-stars become hung up on losing weight. The actress appeared in the fourth season of the ABC...

Simpson: 'Romo Puts Up With My Wind'

Pop star-turned-country singer JESSICA SIMPSON has heaped praise on her American footballer beau TONY ROMO for sticking by her - because she constantly breaks wind in bed. The blonde beauty, who scored her first number...

Espn Draws Biggest Audience In Cable History

The biggest cable-TV audience in history tuned in Monday to ESPN's Monday Night Football coverage of the Dallas Cowboys/Philadelphia Eagles contest, the network said Tuesday. The game drew 18.608 million viewers, beating a record set...

Rodriguez Hints At Return To Lost

MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ has fuelled rumours she is returning to the cast of hit TV show lost. Rodriguez' character, cop Ana Lucia Cortez, was killed off in the second season of the ABC show. But internet...

Abc Wants Oscars Postponed

ABC executives are asking the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to push next year's Oscar ceremonies to March in order to avoid a possible audience loss due to the analog-to-digital switchover, which takes...

Palin Nabs Top Ratings On Her Own

Charles Gibson's one-hour interview with Sarah Palin on a special edition of 20/20 Friday night gave the ABC magazine its best ratings in six months and the highest ratings of the night for any program....

Historical Drama Sweeps The Creative Arts Emmys

Hit TV mini-series JOHN ADAMS took the top spot at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Saturday night (13Sep08) winning eight out of its 23 nominations. The historical HBO show, which tells the story...

Palin Gets Widespread Exposure On Abc

Charles Gibson's interview with Gov. Sarah Palin, the Republican vice-presidential nominee, will receive unprecedented exposure on ABC tonight (Thursday) and tomorrow, with segments of the interview airing on ABC World News  and Nightline tonight and...

Nbc's Peacock Struts Again

Even as many critics continued to predict disaster for NBC's fall lineup, the network claimed the top spot in the ratings for the fifth consecutive week thanks to its NFL and RNC coverage. The season...

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