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Desperate Housewives Remains Tops On Sunday

Its ratings may not be what they once were, but ABC's Desperate Housewives remained the most-watched TV show Sunday night, scoring an 11.0 rating and a 17 share. A two-hour Saturday Night Live in the...

Hyping The Hooker Fails To Score

ABC's promise to present an explosive exposé revealing the names of high-placed government officials who were patrons of Deborah Palfrey, the alleged DC Madam, appeared to fizzle Friday when a report on the network's 20/20...

Lost Creators: 'End In Sight'

LATEST: Hit castaway show LOST will end after three more seasons, fatigued executive producers have confirmed. In January (07) DAMON LINDELOF and CARLTON CUSE revealed they envisioned the endpoint for Lost around episode 100. However,...

U2 And Oasis Blasted In Worst Lyrics Poll

U2 and OASIS have been criticised for their hits in a British radio poll to find the worst song lyrics ever written. "I've got no self control/ Been living like a mole" from U2's Elevation,...

Bushnell At War With Sex And The City Producer

Sex And The City writer CANDACE BUSHNELL is reportedly at war with former best friend DARREN STAR, after he sold a TV show based on one of her novels to a TV network without telling...

Barr Tipped To Replace O'donnell On The View

Comedienne ROSEANNE BARR is being tipped to replace ROSIE O'DONNELL on US talk show The View when she leaves in the summer (07). Other stars in the running to take over from the entertainer include...

Report On D.c. Call-girl Ring Expected To Boost Abc Ratings

An ABC 20/20 report about a Washington D.C. "escort service" is expected to draw top ratings when it airs Friday night during the May sweeps. The exposé has already resulted in the resignation of Deputy...

N.y. Times' Rsvp To White House Correspondents Dinner: Regrets

In what could force a reexamination of what often is regarded as an all-too-chummy relationship between the administration and the "fourth estate," the New York Times has confirmed that it will no longer attend the...

Rosie Was Offered $10 Million Per Year To Stay, Says Report

Rosie O'Donnell had sought $10 million to continue on The View for another year, but ABC had insisted on a three-year deal or nothing, according to a FoxNews.com report Thursday. The report said that ABC...

Abc And Cbs Wage Tight Ratings Race

ABC and CBS engaged in a neck-and-neck ratings race Thursday, and when it was over, CBS came out ahead in households while ABC held a slight lead among viewers 18-49, according to overnight Nielsens. At...

Jackson And Boy George To Play Retrofest?

Music superstar MICHAEL JACKSON and eighties singer BOY GEORGE are being tipped to perform at Scotland's Retrofest outdoor music festival this summer (01-02Sep07). The duo are currently in talks to appear alongside The Human League,...

O'donnell To Leave The View

Outspoken television personality ROSIE O'DONNELL will leave the American daily talk show, The View in June (07) after failing to agree on a contract with the studio ABC. O'Donnell has constantly made front page headlines...

Mills Dances Off Show

Heather Mills last night shimmied her way off the US show Dancing with the Stars.The estranged wife of former Beatle Paul McCartney was voted off ABC's celebrity talent programme despite being ranked fifth out of...

By on 25 April 2007

Us Soap Scraps Hostage Plot

An upcoming storyline in hit US soap ONE LIFE TO LIVE has been scrapped because it involves a college campus hostage situation, which producers felt would upset the families of those killed in the recent...

Mills Entertains Flight Passengers

HEATHER MILLS was reportedly embarrassed on her transatlantic flight earlier this week (17Apr07) when her mile-high dancing skills failed to impress passengers. Fresh from appearing on US TV show DANCING WITH THE STARS on Monday...

Playboy Model Cast In Anna Nicole Smith Film

A former Playboy model will portray the late Anna Nicole Smith, a former playmate herself, in a new movie of her life.Willa Ford will play Smith, who died from an accidental drugs overdose on February...

By on 12 April 2007

Heather Mills 'In Demand From Us Tv Networks'

Heather Mills is being inundated with job offers from US television networks, the Daily Mirror reports.According to the tabloid, Sir Paul McCartney's estranged wife is being lined up by CNN as a stand-in host on...

By on 10 April 2007

Ant And Dec 'Takeaway £40m Pay Deal'

Television duo Ant and Dec have secured a £40 million golden handcuffs deal with ITV, reports claim.If confirmed the vast figure would place the pair at the top end of the television personality market, alongside...

Ant And Dec 'Takeaway £40m Pay Deal'

Television duo Ant and Dec have secured a £40 million golden handcuffs deal with ITV, reports claim.If confirmed the vast figure would place the pair at the top end of the television personality market, alongside...

By on 07 April 2007

Jackson Considering Legal Action Against Family Item Sale

Pop star MICHAEL JACKSON is considering taking legal action to stop the sale of over a thousand of his family items at an auction in Las Vegas next month (MAY07). The Jacksons Auction is scheduled...

Dribblers Vs. Dancers Tonight

The NCAA men's basketball championship game on CBS will tip off against the last half-hour of ABC's Dancing With the Stars tonight (Monday), then face the network's season premiere of The Bachelor. Still, the basketball...

Movie Reviews: Meet The Robinsons

The addition of 3D to Meet the Robinsons apparently hasn't succeeded in making the film the equal of Pixar's best, according to the critics. (Actually, the film was already nearly finished by Disney when the...

Donny Osmond Gets Wake-up Call

After only one week on the air, ABC's Great American Dream Vote has received a no-confidence vote from ABC executives and has been dropped from the network's schedule. Hosted by Donny Osmond, the show offered...

Sawyer's "Get" Downplayed By Rivals

Diane Sawyer has scored an interview with the ex-wife of former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey, who resigned in 2004 after admitting that he had been having an affair with a male staffer. The interview...

Dancing Misstep

What was described as a "control room crash" at the ABC Network nerve center in New York knocked the last several minutes of the Dancing With the Stars results show off the air in parts...

Overseas Audience Seeing U.s. Tv Shows Earlier

The availability of U.S. television shows on the Internet has forced TV networks and program producers to provide them to overseas TV networks far earlier than they had in the past, the Wall Street Journal...

No Stopping Idol

The juggernaut that is American Idol pressed on last week, joined in the top-ten ratings list by another talent competition, ABC's Dancing With the Stars. Still CBS's coverage of the NCAA men's basketball tournament gave...

Dancing Remains The Big Deal

ABC's Dancing With the Stars again danced off with ratings gold Monday night, leaving the usual Monday winner, NBC's Deal or No Deal, sidelined like a wallflower. The first hour of the dance contest at...

Nabet Workers Walk Out Of Contract Talks With Abc

Only days away from the expiration of their current contract, the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians-CWA pulled out of talks with ABC-TV, claiming that the network's demands would devastatingly injure pensions, security and...

Idol Vs. Dancing

In an apparent effort to prevent ABC's Dancing With the Stars from bringing down House, Fox next Tuesday will extend American Idol seven minutes, thereby competing against Dancing during the overrun. Although Fox said that...

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