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Fifth Grader A Smart Move For Fox

Fox's Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? showed once again on Monday that it didn't need to ride the coattails of American Idol to garner top ratings. The show led the 8:00 p.m. hour...

Cnn Expected To Play Musical Chairs After Hiring Brown

CNN confirmed Monday that Campbell Brown, the former NBC Weekend Today co-anchor, is joining the cable news network and will host a news program in primetime, but it did not disclose which existing program Brown's...

Hawn Returns To Tv With New Leap

GOLDIE HAWN is set to return to TV for the first time in almost 40 years as the producer and star of an uplifting drama based on SARA DAVIDSON's new book LEAP! WHAT WILL WE...

Klum Shuns Project Runway Designers

Supermodel HEIDI KLUM is already planning her outfit for this year's (16Sep07) Emmys ceremony - but she won't be choosing a PROJECT RUNWAY winner. The German beauty's TV design contest is nominated for an award...

Ex-anchors Meet To Discuss Tv New's Fate

Two former news anchors were scheduled to come together in Philadelphia today (Wednesday) to participate at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania in a discussion of the state of television news....

Condoms: Who's Banning Them, Who Isn't

Plans by Church & Dwight, makers of Trojan condoms, to circumvent a ban on commercials for the product by CBS and Fox by placing their ads with local affiliates of those networks have run into...

Pbs Leads Emmy News Nominees

PBS dominated the list of nominations for 2006 news and documentary Emmys announced Tuesday, with nine of its programs receiving receiving a combined 22 nods. CBS, which continues to trail the other networks in evening...

Graphic Abc War Footage Arouses Viewers

David Muir, an ABC Primetime co-host and anchor of the Saturday edition of ABC World News, has posted an article on the ABC News website responding to comments from viewers about footage that the network...

Nbc's Singing Bee Becomes Biggest New Hit Of Summer

Tuesday night's Major League Baseball All-Star Game may have topped the overall ratings last week, but it was a new show from NBC, Singing Bee, that drew more 18-49-year-olds. The debut of Singing Bee, which...

Washington Lands First Tv Role Since Gay Remark Controversy

Actor ISAIAH WASHINGTON has landed his first TV role after being fired from GREY'S ANATOMY for using a homophobic slur during an on-set fight with co-star PATRICK DEMPSEY. Washington was dismissed by bosses at U.S....

Gibson: Most Watched; Least Paid

Former Philadelphia Inquirer TV columnist Gail Shister, who lost her column, which focused on TV news programs, as part of the newspaper's retrenchment and was recently moved to its metro section, has written a profile...

Abc To Launch New All-news Cable Network, Says Report

Using its broadband broadcast ABC News Now as its launch pad, ABC is planning to inaugurate a new cable news channel that will go head-to-head with CNN, Fox News Channel and MSNBC, TVNewsday reported on...

Court Tv To Vanish On Dec. 31

The gavel will bang down on Court TV for the last time on December 31, and the channel will become truTV the following day, the channel announced Wednesday, as it revealed its new name for...

Hustler Scores Beat On Abc-news In Dc Madam Story

ABC News, which had trumpeted the fact that it had obtained the telephone records of "DC Madam" Deborah Palfrey, but ended up naming only two persons on her client list last month, said Tuesday that...

Gibson Extends His Lead Among News Anchors

Among the nightly newscasts, World News With Charles Gibson expanded its lead over NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams last week as it drew 7.5 million viewers to NBC's 6.8 million. It was the widest...

Ratings Fizzle During 4th Of July Holiday

While network ratings for the 4th of July week have traditionally been lower than they are at any time of the year, last week's numbers were the lowest ever. CBS won the week with an...

Bingo! Show Saved By Internet

For the first time, an online component of a television show has given the show a new lease on life despite lackluster ratings. According to Broadcasting & Cable magazine, ABC, which aired six episodes of...

5th Grader Goes To Head Of Class

Critics who attributed last season's success of Fox's Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? to its time slot following American Idol may have had reason to reconsider their assessment as reruns of the show...

Even With All-reruns, Cbs Wins

Although it aired a virtually uninterrupted schedule of reruns last week, CBS remained the most-watched network overall. But NBC, the lowest-rated network during the regular season, rose to second place, thanks in large measure to...

Abc's Newscast Beats Nbc's For First Time In A Decade

ABC's World News With Charles Gibson was the top-rated nightly news program from April through June, beating out the traditional winner, NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams. It was the first quarterly win for an...

Washington: 'I Have No Time To Sue Abc'

Actor ISAIAH WASHINGTON has no plans to sue U.S. TV network ABC for firing him from GREY'S ANATOMY after he was accused of using a homophobic slur against gay castmember T.R. Knight. During an interview...

Top Emmy Nominees Leaked

In a significant breach of security, the top-ten finalists in each category of the Primetime Emmy Awards were disclosed Monday by the website TheEnvelope.com, operated by the Los Angeles Times. According to the website, the...

Australian Broadcasting Corp. Celebrates 75th Birthday

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation threw open its doors to its audience on the publicly funded corporation's 75th birthday Sunday -- and more than 150,000 people turned out. Longtime ABC anchors, game-show hosts, and kid-show personalities...

Network Reporters Offer Divergent Accounts Of London Car Bombs

While it is often said that the nightly network newscasts all seem to cover the same events and present similar information in a similar way, they each offered different accounts Friday about how two car...

Abc-tv Film Critic Joel Siegel Dies Of Colon Cancer At 63

ABC-TV film critic Joel Siegel died Friday, about a week shy of his 64th birthday (July 7), of colon cancer -- a disease that he had battled for more than ten years. Siegel's reviews had...

Film Reviewer Siegel Loses Cancer Battle

Revered U.S. film critic JOEL SIEGEL has lost his battle with cancer. He was 63. A longtime favourite on TV show Good Morning America, Siegel won five New York Emmy Awards for his work. In...

Grey's Washington: "Rehab ... Was Just Some Crap"

Former Grey's Anatomy star Isaiah Washington has lashed out at ABC, other cast members of the show, and the television industry in general, blaming his firing on racism and double standards. "I apologized and showed...

Nba Signs New Contract Worth Nearly $1 Billion Yearly

ESPN/ABC and TNT seemed willing to jump through hoops to extend their contract with the NBA Wednesday, signing a new eight-year deal worth about $930 million a year, up 22 percent from the $765 million...

Network Ratings Plummet To Lowest Levels Ever

It was the worst of weeks for the television networks last week as they produced some of their lowest numbers since the modern ratings system began some 20 years ago. Surprisingly, the top-rated show of...

New York Spanish-language Station Wins Monday Night

A Spanish-language television station in New York handily beat all of its English-language rivals in the ratings Monday night. Univision outlet WXTV, which airs on UHF channel 41, averaged 598,000 viewers for a three-hour marathon...

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