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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...

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...

Holmes' Tv Return Confirmed By Network

LATEST: Actress KATIE HOLMES' will return to the small screen with a guest role in U.S. TV show ELI STONE, network bosses have confirmed. Holmes was rumoured to be appearing in the comedy series when...

Former Talk Show Host Les Crane Dead At 74

Les Crane, who completely revamped the look of the late-night television show by having the audience surround the set and then wading into the audience for comments about the opinions of his guests, died Sunday...

Fleeing Abc-tv Viewers Wind Up At Abc.com

Although the overall audience for broadcast television programs continues to decline, at least some of the departing viewers may be catching the programs on their computers, a survey by ABC indicated Monday. The network said...

Zach Braff To Leave Scrubs After Eighth Season

Zach Braff is to depart Sacred Heart hospital after eight seasons on Scrubs.The medical comedy is about to begin its eighth instalment on US network ABC, having spent seven years on rival network NBC.However, the...

By on 17 July 2008

Gorham Quits Ugly Betty

UGLY BETTY star CHRISTOPHER GORHAM has quit the hit U.S. show after only one season. The actor, who plays lead character Betty's love interest Henry Grubstick in the ABC series, has left to star in...

Koppel Signs With Bbc World News America

Stepping up its competition with the American all-news cable networks, BBC World News America announced Tuesdays that former ABC Nightline anchor Ted Koppel will become a regular contributor to its nightly broadcasts, which air on...

Viewers Go Fourth During Holiday Week

The major television networks recorded their lowest ratings of the year last week, as CBS came out on top with an average 4.2 rating and an 8 share, representing 6.3 million viewers. NBC came in...

Australian Tv Network Plagued By Radioactivity

The Australian Broadcasting Corp., which has been without a headquarters in Queensland for a year and a half after abandoning it following reports of an unusual number of breast cancer cases among its staff, has...

How To Promote A Dead Actor For An Oscar?

Although Warner Bros. marketing executives may have difficulty finding a tasteful way to promote the late Heath Ledger for an Oscar next year, it is virtually certain that his performance in the upcoming The Dark...

Who's Watching Tv?

Only three scripted television shows wound up in the Nielsen top-ten last week, CBS's Two and a Half Men, Criminal Minds, and CSI: Miami , all of them reruns. During a week in which the...

Close Ratings Race On Monday

ABC and Fox ran neck-and-neck during the first two hours of primetime Monday night, with ABC scoring slightly higher in the overall ratings and Fox slightly higher in total viewers. ABC's strength came from the...

Nbc Must See Again?

NBC, which has been running dead last in the ratings among the major networks for most of the year, returned to the winner's circle last week among adults 18-49, the demographic most courted by advertisers,...

Most Brits Want To 'Bring Elvis Back To Life', Survey Shows

Elvis Presley has been named as the celebrity most British people would want to bring back to life.A poll conducted by Warner Home Video to mark the DVD release of Pushing Daisies revealed that almost...

By on 24 June 2008

General Hospital , Still Healthy, Claims 10th Emmy

General Hospital , which debuted in April 1963 and dominated daytime drama in the '80s, may have fallen in the ratings in recent years, but it received the Emmy for top daytime drama Friday night...

Teen Musical Dominates Ratings

In a word, Disney Channel's TV movie Camp Rock Friday night rocked. With 8.9 million viewers counted by Nielsen, not only did it beat everything on the broadcast networks but it...

Degeneres And Banks Dominate Tv Emmys

U.S. TV chatshow queens ELLEN DeGENERES and TYRA BANKS emerged triumphant at the Daytime Emmy Awards on Friday (20Jun08). The two stars - who both have hit talkshows in the U.S. - scooped gongs at...

Life On Mars– Pilot Has Life On Pirate Websites

The pilot of David E. Kelley's upcoming Life on Mars has suddenly appeared on pirate websites, TV Week reported Wednesday. The appearance of the video is likely to upset ABC programming...

Life On Mars Pilot Has Life On Pirate Websites

The pilot of David E. Kelley's upcoming Life on Mars has suddenly appeared on pirate websites, TV Week reported Wednesday. The appearance of the video is likely to upset ABC programming...

13.6 Million Watch Lakers' Debacle

The NBA Finals closer between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics -- a game that must have been painful for Lakers' fans to watch (the L.A. team was brutally trounced 131-92), drew strong...

Network Ratings Plunge

The TV networks offered up a night of virtually uninterrupted reruns Monday night -- and saw their ratings plunge to their lowest level of the year as a result. Fox led the pack with an...

Lyne Leaves Martha Stewart

Susan Lyne, who became CEO of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia shortly after she was fired as president of ABC Entertainment in 2004 -- and at about the same time that Stewart herself was heading for...

Grey's Anatomy Star Blasts Scripts

Grey's Anatomy cast member Katherine Heigl is so unhappy with the quality of the scripts for this year's episodes that she has taken the extraordinary step of requesting that she not be considered for an...

Nba Finals A Clear Winner For Abc

Game 3 of the NBA Finals Tuesday night averaged 14.5 million viewers during primetime, 55 percent more than the 9.0 million who tuned in for Game 3 a year ago, according to Nielsen Media Research....

Only A Handful Of Viewers Watching Abc's Webcast

Despite its effort to attract younger viewers to the online version of ABC World News With Charles Gibson, only 145,000 people accessed the ABCNews.com webpage that links to the webcast, the Wall Street Journal reported...

Abc (W)hoops It Up

The first two games of the NBA finals produced the best initial ratings for the championship series in four years. Sunday's telecast, which drew 13.5 million viewers, attracted an audience that was 60 percent larger...

Paul Newman 'Doing Nicely' Following Lung Cancer Reports

Paul Newman has issued a short statement saying he is "doing nicely" after reports emerged that he is suffering from terminal lung cancer.A number of US television networks and websites had claimed on Monday that...

By on 11 June 2008

Candidates Reject Town Hall Invite From Abc

John McCain and Barack Obama have each rejected an offer by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and ABC News to appear in a general-election town hall that would be hosted by Diane Sawyer. The two...

Cancer-stricken Swayze Returning To Work

Despite dire reports about his health -- he has been receiving treatments for pancreatic cancer -- and tabloid photos of him looking gaunt and haggard, Patrick Swayze plans to return to work on the A&E...

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