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The Peacock Flies Again

NBC, which once dominated the weekly Nielsen ratings but which had fallen to has-been status in recent years, was back on the victors' stand again thanks to its coverage of the Summer Olympics in Beijing....

Witches Of Eastwick Set For Tv

THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK is to be turned into a TV series in the U.S. - more than 20 years after it hit the big screen. Bosses at Network ABC are developing the project, which...

Jazz Legend Lee Young Dies

Legendary jazz musician Lee Young has died. He was 94. The music pioneer passed away at his home in Los Angeles on 31 July (08). Young forged his love affair with jazz growing up...

Tennis Star Files For James Bond Divorce

Former tennis star Pam Shriver has filed for divorce from James Bond actor George Lazenby.Court papers filed in Los Angeles cite "irreconcilable differences" as the reason the six-year marriage has come to an end.Lazenby and...

By on 09 August 2008

Jameson Strips For Peta Sex Ad

Former porn star JENNA JAMESON is baring all in a sexy new PETA ad to urge pet owners to get their dogs and cats spayed and neutered. The sexy actress, who is reportedly expecting her...

Debate Moderators Named

The Commission on Presidential Debates on Monday named the moderators of the three presidential debates between John McCain and Barack Obama and the single debate between the yet-to-be-named vice-presidential candidates. The first debate, set to...

Cbs Wins With Repeats

They may all have been reruns, but CBS's scripted shows dominated the Nielsen top ten list last week, with Two and a Half Men drawing 9.3 million viewers, followed by Criminal Minds with 8.7 million....

Braxton To Dance With The Stars?

TONI BRAXTON is set to bounce back from her recent health crisis to compete in the upcoming series of U.S. reality TV contest DANCING WITH THE STARS, according to reports. The Unbreak My Heart singer,...

Us Actress Christina Applegate Has Breast Cancer

American comedy actress Christina Applegate is suffering from breast cancer, it has been announced.Representatives issued a statement confirming the early form of breast cancer following stateside media reports last night.The 36-year-old is expected to make...

By on 03 August 2008

Talent's Got Ratings

After being bumped off the top of the Nielsen weekly ratings list a week earlier by baseball's All-Star Game, NBC's America's Got Talent regained its leadership as America's most-watched summer show, with 13.2 million viewers....

Another Canadian Series Coming To The U.s.

Giving Hollywood labor unions further pause, a second Canadian-produced TV series has been set to air on a major U.S. network. 18 to Life , produced by Montreal's Galafilm, is due to air next season...

Reality Hosts To Give, Receive Emmys

All five reality-show hosts who have been nominated for Emmys this year will also host the Emmys this year, ABC and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences have told the Associated Press. They are:...

Stars Come Out To Battle Cancer

JENNIFER ANISTON, SCARLETT JOHANSSON and CHARLIZE THERON will be among the stars adding a touch of glamour to a U.S. TV special to raise money for cancer research. The actresses will join other Hollywood celebrities...

Abc's Nightline Shows Growing Strength

Suggesting that ABC may want to think twice before paying Jay Leno gazillions to take over its 11:30 p.m. time period when he leaves the Tonight show next year, its relatively low-budget Nightline managed to...

Produced-in-canada Show A Hit

Flashpoint , a Canadian-produced cop drama that CBS picked up during the writers' strike when production of U.S. shows had shut down, placed first in its 10:00 p.m. time period Thursday night and retained virtually...

Viewers Sign Fox's Dance Card

Fox's two-hour So You Think You Can Dance stomped all over its mostly rerun competition Wednesday night, averaging a 5.2 rating and a 9 share (8.38 million viewers), giving the network a win for the...

Australia's Abc Making Shows Available On Demand

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation said today (Wednesday) that it had reached a turning point in the digital age with the launch of an online streaming platform that will enable viewers to watch a variety of...

Williams, Gibson, Run Neck-and-neck

ABC and NBC wound up in a virtual tie for first place among the three nightly newscasts. Nielsen gave them an identical 5 rating and 11 share and noted that NBC Nightly News With Brian...

All-star Game Scores For Fox

Some 14.5 million people were singing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" last week, making Fox's coverage of Major League Baseball's All-Star Game the most-watched telecast of the week. (The figure represented only the primetime...

Leno To Leave Tonight On May 29

Television critics were left scratching their heads when Jay Leno, disguised in a bald cap and fake goatee, showed up as a reporter at a news conference for NBC executives Monday but did not ask...

Talk Show Host Crane Dies

Former U.S. talk show host LES CRANE has died at the age of 74. Crane enjoyed a long and successful career as a radio presenter, helping to pioneer the talk radio format, and he even...

High School Musical Hits Sour Note

Disney learned Sunday that its High School Musical brand has limits to its success. Only 4 million viewers tuned in to High School Musical: Get in the Picture , a talent competition that aired on...

Amazon Video On Demand Is Launched

Amazon on Thursday launched a beta version of its new Amazon Video on Demand service, which allows users to watch any of 40,000 movies and TV shows on their PCs or Macs. (It requires no...

Fox Now Rides High On Thursday

Thursday night, once dominated by NBC, then taken over by CBS, which was then challenged by ABC, has fallen into the clutches of Fox and its So You Think You Can Dance performers. The network...

Whither Jay?

A remark by Jay Leno that he will be "definitely done with NBC" when he steps down as host of the Tonight show next year has started tongues wagging among TV critics and network front-office...

Abc Chief Considering Signing Leno -- But What About Kimmel?

ABC's late-night comedian Jimmy Kimmel pretended to be a journalist as he "interviewed" ABC Entertainment President Steve McPherson Wednesday at the TV Critics Association's meeting with network brass. As reported by the Associated Press, the...

Scrubs Creator Says Nbc Gave Him No Respect

The creator/executive producer of Scrubs is clearly miffed at NBC for the way the network decided to cancel the series. Speaking at the Television Critics Association's press tour in Beverly Hills Wednesday, Bill Lawrence said,...

Ratings Are All About Talent

NBC's America's Got Talent remained the top show of the summer season last week, drawing 12.7 million viewers, the most to tune in to any network program since the season began in late May, according...

Pbs Leads Nominations For News Emmys

PBS led all other broadcast, cable and broadband competitors with 38 nominations for the 29th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards announced Tuesday by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Among...

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