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Online Tv Viewing Rising

Ten percent of online consumers are now watching TV shows on their computers and two thirds of those are watching network newscasts, according to the Consumer Internet Barometer, produced by the research group The Conference...

Vieira Scores Interview With Madonna

The Todayshow's Meredith Vieira has landed an exclusive interview with Madonna, which is schedule to air on the morning program next Wednesday and Thursday. Parts of the interview will also be telecast on Dateline NBC...

Aguilera To Ring In 2007

CHRISTINA AGUILERA will ring in 2007 in New York's Times Square after signing on to headline US TV network ABC's annual DICK CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE show. Ailing Clark, who appeared briefly during last...

Rejected Abc News Reports Turn Up Online

The Internet can be a powerful agent for journalists to seek out sources for investigative reports, according to Brian Ross, ABC's chief investigative correspondent. In an interview with Mark Glaser, who runs a blog called...

The Return Of Must-see-tv?

Hoping to recapture the magic -- and the ratings -- of its once-dominant Must-See-TV night on Thursdays, NBC said Wednesday that effective November 30, it will air back-to-back comedies between 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.,...

Grey's Pulls Ahead

ABC's Grey's Anatomy has widened the distance between itself and CBS's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, both of which share the same 9:00 p.m. time period on Thursday nights. According to Nielsen Research Grey's drew 22...

Diane Sawyer, In N. Korea, Boosts Abc's Audience

Indicating that TV news audiences have a greater interest in overseas news than is generally believed, ABC's World News with Charles Gibson, which last week featured reports by Diane Sawyer from North Korea, beat NBC...

Court Rules Against Dish Network

EchoStar Communications, which operates the DISH satellite service, said Monday that it plans to ask a U.S. district court in Miami to reconsider its decision not to lift an injunction barring DISH from providing the...

World Series Scores, But It's Beaten By Housewives

Game 2 of the World Series Sunday night gave Fox an easy win for the night as it registered an average 12.3 rating and a 19 share, only slightly off from last year's comparable game,...

Abc's Ugly Betty Gets Exposure On Soapnet

ABC has found a way to "repurpose" yet another one of its primetime shows. On Saturday, it aired a rerun of the new hit series Ugly Betty on cable's SOAPnet, which, like the broadcast network...

Abc's Woodruff To Return Next Year

Former ABC News anchor Bob Woodruff, who was critically injured by a roadside bomb while reporting from Iraq last January, is working with his wife on a documentary about his uphill recovery, the network said...

Nbc Execs Differ Over Programming 8:00 P.m. Hour

Displaying a striking disagreement among NBC Universal's top executives, Kevin Reilly, the company's entertainment president, took issue Thursday with Jeff Zucker, the company's TV chief, over Zucker's remarks on Wednesday that the network plans to...

Diane Sawyer Lands In North Korea

After months of planning that brought her to North Korea at the same time that an international crisis had been touched off by the test of a nuclear weapon, Diane Sawyer began broadcasting from Pyongyang...

Who Wants To Be A Ratings Winner?

ABC scored its biggest ratings success last week since Who Wants to Be a Millionaire dominated Nielsen's top-ten list in 2000. Moreover, for the fourth straight week, it was the top-rated network among adults 18-49,...

Stone Hires Conservative To Write Script About Afghan Conflict

Director Oliver Stone, an outspoken Hollywood liberal who has condemned the war in Iraq, has raised eyebrows by his choice of Cyrus Nowresteh, a political conservative who wrote the controversial ABC miniseries The Path to...

Disney To Become Picture Of Health

The Walt Disney Co. on Monday announced a company-wide campaign to end promotions of unhealthful foods to kids and eliminate sales of such food in its theme parks. Responding to warning of a national epidemic...

Local Tv News Going Online

In its latest effort to compete with Google and Google's newly acquired YouTube, Yahoo! is expected to announce today (Monday) that it will begin showing news clips provided by 16 CBS-owned television stations. Yahoo! had...

Sibling Rivalry Weakens

ABC had reason for concern as Brothers and Sisters, its Sunday-night replacement for Grey's Anatomy, fell to a season low, retaining only 60 percent of the audience for Desperate Housewives, which preceded it. Sunday's episode...

Bindi Irwin To Continue Career In Television

LATEST: CROCODILE HUNTER STEVE IRWIN's eight-year-old daughter BINDI will continue her father's legacy by taking over where his career left off. The animal lover is currently shooting BINDI, THE JUNGLE GIRL, a 26-part wildlife documentary...

Evans Accuses Husband Of Adultery And Abuse

LATEST: Country music singer and former DANCING WITH THE STARS contestant SARA EVANS has accused her estranged husband CRAIG SCHELSKE of adultery and abuse. On Thursday (12OCT06), Evans's representative released a surprise statement saying the...

Conservative Group Charges Media Exploiting Foley Case

The Media Research Center, a conservative watchdog headed by activist Brent Bozell, has accused the major television networks of using a "double standard when reporting the sexual proclivities of Republicans versus Democrats." In a report...

Injured Woodruff Visits Old Haunts In London

Former ABC anchor Bob Woodruff, who was critically wounded by a roadside bomb while reporting from Iraq last January, made his first trip abroad this week and visited his former colleagues at the ABC News...

Sara Evans Files For Divorce

LATEST: The reason behind country singer SARA EVANS' shock departure from US TV show DANCING WITH THE STARS has been revealed - she's divorcing her husband. The 35-year-old singer quit the ABC talent show yesterday...

Web Viewers Not Opting Out Of Tv, Says Study

Making serialized TV series available over the Internet does not cannibalize the TV audience, according to Albert Cheng, executive VP of digital media for ABC. "We don't see it as viewers are watching online and...

Nfl Football Play One For The (Ratings) Books

The decision to move the NFL's NBC telecasts to Sunday night and its ESPN telecasts to Monday night has resulted in improved ratings all around. Even though the Sunday telecasts are being beaten by some...

Sawyer Conducts Tough Interview With Gibson

Diane Sawyer, noted for her ability to land big "gets" on ABC's Primetime magazine show by purportedly assuring them of kid-glove treatment, has conducted a tough interview with Mel Gibson for Good Morning America, according...

Lights Out For Lights?

The lights continued to remain dim for NBC's Friday Night Lights as the football drama posted a fourth-place 4.1 rating and a 6 share Tuesday night. It was a rare case of baseball beating football...

Gibson's Audience Continues To Grow

Ratings for ABC's World News With Charles Gibson continued to rise last week, thanks in large measure to chief investigative reporter Brian Ross's disclosures about disgraced former Congressman Mark Foley and Gibson's own on-the-scene coverage...

Old-folks Ads Beget Old-folks Viewers, Says Gibson

Television networks create a kind of self-fulfilling expectation when they pack their news programs with ads for products appealing to older viewers, then watch the programs attract older viewers, ABC News anchor Charles Gibson has...

Late Night Variety Shows Down; Nightline Up

While ratings for CBS's The Late Show with David Letterman are down 11 percent and NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno are down 5 percent in 2006, those for ABC's Nightline are up 2...

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Taylor Swift's New Video Receives Mad Love, Tops Vevo Record

Have you seen Taylor Swift’s video for Bad Blood already? Statistically speaking...

'Game Of Thrones' Musical Is Made A Reality... Sort Of...

For the first ever US Red Nose Day on NBC, all the stops were pulled out. What happens when you...

'Poltergeist''s New Cast Take On A Classic

Steven Spielberg and Tobe Hooper's 1982 haunted house movie 'Poltergeist' is so iconic that remaking it has always...

'Mad Max: Fury Road' Was A Special Challenge For Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy has made a name for himself with films like 'Inception', 'The Dark...

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Bill Murray Wishes You 'A Very Murray Christmas' This December

Christmas has come early. Well, Christmas advertising has come early...

Brandon Flowers - I Can Change [Lyric] Video

With his new solo album 'The Desired Effect' out now, the Killers frontman Brandon...

Cooties - Trailer

Everyone knows fourth grade school children can be little monsters, but what happens when things get way too literal?...

The Cribs Have Released Their New Video And It Features Some Interesting Guests

Indie-rock band The Cribs have been delighting audiences with their unique blend...

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