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Abc Makes Comeback At Season Start

ABC, the seemingly forever-struggling broadcast network, wound up in first place for the first week of the new season among adults 18-49, according to the latest ratings from Nielsen Research. Much of the credit went...

Heartbroken Irwin Broke Devastating News To 'Inconsolable' Children

STEVE IRWIN's widow TERRI was heartbroken by the shocking news of her husband's death, but even more devastated at the thought of having to tell her two children their father was dead. Terri spoke with...

Heartbroken Irwin Broke Devastating News To 'Inconsolable' Children

STEVE IRWIN's widow TERRI was heartbroken by the shocking news of her husband's death, but even more devastated at the thought of having to tell her two children their father was dead. Terri spoke with...

Posthumous Emmys Go To Peter Jennings

"Iraq: Where Things Stand," a series of reports by the late ABC News anchor Peter Jennings that aired ten weeks before he disclosed that he had lung cancer, won two News & Documentary Emmy Awards...

Audiences Desert Katie

After claiming first place for her first two weeks as anchor of the CBS Evening News, Katie Couric slipped to second place last week, 500,000 viewers behind Bryan Williams' NBC Nightly News. Her audience was...

Football Throws In Towel To Housewives

Even football proved to be no match for Desperate Housewives as the ABC drama made its season debut with the highest ratings of any show Sunday night, scoring a 15.8 rating and a 23 share....

Clapton's Ex-wife To Publish Memoirs

ERIC CLAPTON's ex-wife LORI DEL SANTO is writing a book about the loss of their son CONOR. Four-year-old son Conor tragically fell to his death from the 53rd floor of a New York City skyscraper...

Idol Costliest Show For Ad Buyers

Buying a 30-second spot on Fox's American Idol will set advertisers back as much as $700,000 when the show debuts at midseason, Advertising Age reported today (Friday), citing a survey of media agencies. It marks...

Abc Improves, But Cbs Wins Wednesday

For its second week this season, ABC's Dancing With the Stars once again scored strongly Wednesday night as the results episode posted a 10.2 rating and a 17 share. But unlike last week, it was...

Musburger Reveals Usc Signal; Apologizes

ESPN, which also oversees sports coverage on ABC, has apologized to the University of Southern California after receiving a formal complaint that during Saturday's telecast announcer Brent Musburger gave away a signal used by SC...

Abc Wins Final Week Of Summer Season

ABC, struggling to recapture past glory, was able to claim victory over its rivals last week, the prelude week to the fall season, thanks mainly to Dancing With the Stars, the top-rated show of the...

Couric Keeps Cbs Newscast In Lead

The CBS Evening News with Katie Couricremained the most-watched evening newscast for the second week in a row last week, averaging 7.9 million viewers and edging out NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, which averaged...

Nbc Wins First Night Of Fall Season

The eyes of the TV industry were focused on Aaron Sorkin's new NBC series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip as the fall TV season officially got underway Monday. But the eyes of most viewers...

Football Rules Sunday Night

NBC's Sunday Night Football continued to devastate its rivals as Sunday's match-up between the Washington Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys averaged 18.4 million viewers. That was 14 percent above the 16.1 million viewers who tuned...

Abc Taking Expensive Gambles To Compete

ABC, which reportedly dropped Monday Night Football after years of earning $150 million less than it took in from the telecasts, apparently saw at least $30 million of its savings fly out the window when...

American May Pull Ads From Abc Over 9/11 Miniseries

Reverberations are still being felt from last week's airing of the controversial miniseries The Road to 9/11, as American Airlines confirmed that it is considering withdrawing all of its advertising from ABC and its affiliated...

Hatcher Worried About Nipples Expense

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star TERI HATCHER fears her producers have to waste thousands in editing suites - because she can't control her nipples. The actress' protruding nipples cause headaches on the set because producers are afraid...

Vieira Attracts Big Numbers To Today

Ratings for NBC's Today show shot up Wednesday as Meredith Vieira made her much heralded debut, replacing Katie Couric. Today didn't see the same sort of ratings rocket that Couric's debut on the CBS Evening...

Where Is Disney Chairman George Mitchell?

Los Angeles Weekly columnist Nikki Finke has taken notice of the conspicuous silence of outgoing Disney Chairman George Mitchell concerning troublesome issues facing the company of late. In her column on Wednesday, Finke noted, for...

Couric Returns To No. 1

After dipping back to third place on Monday, the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric returned to the top of the heap on Tuesday with 8.6 million viewers, CBS said Wednesday. NBC Nightly News with...

Woodruff To Return To Work Soon

The ABC News blog, The World Newser, has posted a letter sent by former anchor Bob Woodruff's wife Lee in which she said that her husband is "planning to be back at work more regularly...

Abc Can Target Viewers By City

ABC knows at least the city in which each of its online viewers reside. That became obvious Wednesday as the network announced that it will be sharing advertising revenue for shows that are streamed online...

Dancing With The Stars Wins Again

ABC's Dancing With the Stars danced away with the top ratings of the night Wednesday, scoring a 12.2 rating and a 19 share in the 8:00 p.m. hour. ABC faired less well at 10:00 p.m.,...

Garcia Shrinks To Fit Action Figure

Larger-than-life LOST star JORGE GARCIA is thrilled he is being turned into an action figure - although he's disappointed the makers wouldn't let him change his looks for it. Characters JACK (MATTHEW FOX), KATE (EVANGELINE...

Moonves Says Abc Was "Partially Misled" By 9/11 Producers

CBS Corp. Chairman Les Moonves added his voice to the controversy over rival ABC's miniseries The Path to 9/11. Speaking at a luncheon of the Hollywood Radio & TV Society in Beverly Hills. While remarking...

Warner Jumps Into Downloadable Tv Biz

NBC, ABC, and Warner Television announced a deal Tuesday that would make programs produced by Warner available online in two different versions. Under the first, the shows would be available as streaming video with commercials,...

Espn Touts Its Best Day Ever

ESPN claimed Tuesday that its takeover of Monday Night Football produced its biggest audience ever -- some 9.1 million viewers. ESPN also noted that it was the second biggest audience ever to watch a cable...

American Airlines Latest Critic Of 9/11 Miniseries

American Airlines on Monday joined critics of ABC's The Path to 9/11,saying that the film was "inaccurate and irresponsible in its portrayal ofthe airport check-in events that occurred on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001."It...

At&t To Offer Cable Channels Online

ABC said today (Tuesday) that it had reached agreements with some 20 cableTV networks to provide their content online for a package price of $20 permonth. While none of the broadcast networks is included in...

Nbc Dances In The End Zone

NBC boasted on Monday that the debut of NBC Sunday Night Footballoutrated every Monday Night Football opener on ABC since 2000. Thetelecast, which saw the Indianapolis Colts defeat the New York Giants 26-21,scored a 14.3...

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