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Housewives No Longer So Desperate

The audience for ABC's Desperate Housewives appeared to be returning to the show Sunday after two weeks in which its ratings sank to their lowest levels ever. While Nielsen numbers for the show continued to...

Ugly Betty Star Ferrera Not Engaged, Says Rep

UGLY BETTY star AMERICA FERRERA has laughed off reports she is engaged to longtime beau RYAN PIERS WILLIAMS. The star - who plays the hit show's lead character Betty - was at the centre of...

Networks Lose One Out Of Five Viewers

Thus far during the May sweeps, network executives and ad buyers are undoubtedly asking, "Where has the audience gone and how are we going to get it back?" At the end of the first full...

Radio Host Cargher Dies

JOHN CARGHER, the host of Australian broadcast network ABC's longest-running radio show, has died. He was 89. He passed away at his home in Melbourne, Australia, on Thursday (01May08) just days after retiring from his...

Cbs Up; Cbs News Down

Thanks in large measure to the success of new episodes of its Thursday-night lineup, CBS recaptured the weekly primetime ratings crown last week. But the news wasn't all good. Ratings for the CBS Evening News...

Dancing Dances Over House

Dancing With the Stars danced away with another ratings victory for ABC Monday night as a 90-minute edition averaged 17.92 million viewers, peaking in the final half-hour beginning at 9:00 p.m. with 18.97 million. That...

Ugly Betty, Brothers & Sisters Honoured At Gay Awards

Ugly Betty and Brothers & Sisters were among the winners at the annual Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) media awards.The ABC sitcom starring America Ferrara as an unlikely resident of the fashion world...

By on 28 April 2008

'Jimmy Fallon To Succeed Conan O'brien On Nbc Late Show'

Jimmy Fallon is to succeed Late Night host Conan O'Brien on NBC in 2009, the Hollywood Reporter has quoted sources as saying.O'Brien is moving into the 23:35 slot after the retirement of the Tonight Show's...

By on 28 April 2008

High School Musical As A Tv Talent Contest

ABC will attempt to capture some of the ratings magic of its sibling Disney Channel's High School Musical when it debuts a talent contest based on the franchise on June 20. The network announced Wednesday...

Grey's Struggles In Its Return

New episodes of Grey's Anatomy returned to the ABC lineup Thursday night, but they gave the network little reason to cheer. Thursday night's telecast drew a 10.3 rating and a 16 share, down 23 percent...

Cnn And Msnbc Beat Fox In Ratings For Pa Primary

Both CNN and MSNBC attracted more viewers in the key 25-54-year-old demographic for their coverage of the Pennsylvania primary results Tuesday night than did the usual cable news leader, Fox News channel, Nielsen Media said...

Unhappy Romjin To Quit Ugly Betty

Actress REBECCA ROMJIN is quitting UGLY BETTY after the current second season, claiming new writers on the show have wrecked her character. Romjin has become a regular castmember since first appearing as Alexis Meade in...

Campbell To Star In Ugly Betty

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL is to follow in the footsteps of fellow fashion queen VICTORIA BECKHAM after accepting a cameo role in hit TV series UGLY BETTY. The catwalk queen will play herself in the upcoming...

Couric's Newscast Falls To New Low

While CBS News executives continue to point out that it took Tom Brokaw and Peter Jennings a long time to climb to the top of the ratings, the latest Nielsen results show Katie Couric climbing...

Falling Idol?

With ratings for last week's performance edition of American Idol falling to a five-year-low and its results edition to a four-year low, Fox barely managed to retain its ratings crown last week. The network averaged...

Nets Abandon Primary Coverage

The major television networks have no plans to interrupt their regular programming to present reports about results in today's (Tuesday) crucial primary election in Pennsylvania. NBC plans to move Nightly News anchor Brian Williams and...

Dancing Deals Deal A Blow

ABC's Dancing With the Stars continued to dominate the Monday-night ratings as it posted an average 11.8 rating and a 16 share during its 90-minute telecast between 8:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Meanwhile on NBC,...

Silverstone To Be A Mum - On Tv

CLUELESS star ALICIA SILVERSTONE is set to play a mum on TV. The 31-year-old actress will play the mum of a 16-year-old in new ABC TV show Bad Mother's Handbook. According to The Hollywood Reporter,...

Abc Swamped By Complaints About Debate Moderators

ABC's switchboard and website were flooded with thousands of complaints from viewers about the network's handling of the Clinton-Obama debate on Wednesday. The Associated Press reported that the ABC website had posted nearly 17,000 complaints...

The Cw Yanks Gossip Girl From The Web

While ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox continue to place shows on the Internet so that viewers may watch them on demand, the low-rated CW network said Thursday that it will reverse course and not make...

Abc Debate Panned -- But Ratings Soar

Washington Post TV critic Tom Shales has decried ABC's handling of Wednesday night's debate between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, calling it "another step downward for network news." Shales lashed out at the network's "usually...

Three Idols In Top Ten

All three editions of American Idol -- the performance show, the results show and the "Gives Back" show -- wound up in Nielsen's top ten ratings for last week; however, the total number of viewers...

Dancing Dances Away With Ratings Honors

An hour and a half of Dancing With the Stars gave ABC an overwhelming victory over its rivals Monday night as it averaged an 11.6 rating and an 18 share, peaking in the final half...

Itv1 Says No-show For Pushing Daisies Episode Two

The second episode of ITV1's new show Pushing Daisies will not be shown during the current run, the network has confirmed.While the Golden Globe-nominated US series is nine episodes long, ITV1 has blamed a scheduling...

By on 15 April 2008

Eighties Stars Plan Another British Invasion

THE HUMAN LEAGUE, ABC, A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS and DEAD OR ALIVE are planning another British invasion of America this summer (08) with a little help from BELINDA CARLISLE and NAKED EYES. The six '80s...

Abc News To Focus On Web Content

Disney CEO Robert Iger acknowledged that ABC News is "disadvantaged" by not having a cable news outlet like NBC and Fox but said it only puts pressure on ABC's website to become a viable news...

With All-new Episodes, Cbs Rises To The Top Again

Even with its Tuesday and Wednesday editions of American Idol averaging more than 25 million viewers, Fox was unable to walk away with another weekly victory in the ratings. Rising out of the ashes of...

Wallace Posts Half-century-old Interviews Online

Some 60 interviews conducted by Mike Wallace for his ABC television show Mike Wallace Interviews in 1957 and 1958 have been posted online by the University of Texas's Harry Ransom Center (at www.hrc.utexas.edu/collections/film/holdings/wallace). At a...

High School Musical, American-idol Style

A casting competition for a new version of Disney Channel's High School Musical will be among eight unscripted series that ABC says it will carry this summer. High School Musical: Summer Session is scheduled to...

Ad Prices Tumble At Tv Networks

The average 30-second spot on a network TV show during the first three months of this year cost $125,634, down 12 percent from the same period a year ago, according to New York media shop...

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