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For Nbc, Olympics Were Like Must-see-tv All Over Again

NBC's second-week coverage of the Olympics was down somewhat from the opening week, but by adding the Sunday wrap-up show London Gold to its schedule, the network managed to win the top eight positions on...

Champion Ryan Lochte To Make Television Debut On '90210'

Double 2012 Olympic champion, swimmer Ryan Lochte is now looking to make a splash on American TV, with the 28 year-old being confirmed to make a cameo in the hit US teen drama '90210'. The...

Welcome Back Kotter Actor Ron Palillo Dies Aged 63

In sad news, the actor Ron Palillo, perhaps best known for his signature role as Arnold Horshack in the 1970s Us Tv sitcom 'Welcome Back, Kotter,' has died today (August 14th) aged 63 years-old. The...

Robert Pattinson And Jon Stewart Bond Over Ice-cream In Post-breakup Interview

Kristen Stewart and Rupert Sanders have had more than their fair share of the stage when it's come to explaining away the events of their affair that was made public last month, now Robert Pattinson...

Miley Cyrus' Short Hair: Will She Regret Her Pixie Cut?

Miley Cyrus' short hair sent Twitter into overdrive over the weekend. In a series of cryptic tweets on Sunday (August 12, 2012), the singer documented her new cut, which has seen Miley trade in her...

Dancing With The Stars Parings: Bristol Palin Gets Mark Ballas!

After months of waiting, the pairings for Dancing With The Stars' forthcoming season have been finalized. As many will know by now, the new season is a special 'all-star' instalment, meaning, former winners of the...

Avengers 2 For May 2015 Release?

'The Avengers 2' looks set to be released on May 1, 2015. The follow up to this year's 'Avengers Assemble' superhero movie is expected to hit the big screen in less than three years and...

Joss Whedon Signs 3 Year Deal With Marvel Studios, Includes 'Avengers 2'

Avengers Assemble! And you, Joss Whedon ! The Hollywood Reporter have revealed that Whedon has signed an exclusive deal with Marvel Studios, until the end of 2015. Writing and directing The Avengers 2...

Ratings They're All About The Olympics

If a week had ten days, NBC's Olympics coverage would have swept the entire list of the top ten positions on Nielsen's weekly rating list. As if was, it took the top seven, with Tuesday's...

Joss Whedon Signs On To Write And Direct 'The Avengers 2'

Want Joss Whedon ? Well you're going to have to wait your turn, because he's just signed an exclusive deal to write and direct the follow up to the hugely successful Marvel Studios film...

Jimmy Fallon's Chances Of Hosting The Oscars Slipping After Dispute

Just as we were all gearing up for the likelihood of Jimmy Fallon hosting the Oscars next year, it seems we're going to have to hold our horses (or, for those of us who can't...

Police Remove Joan Rivers From Store Over Protest

Joan Rivers was removed from a California store by police on Tuesday (07Aug12) after she staged an unofficial protest over the banning of her book.The comedienne is unhappy that bosses at U.S. chain Costco have...

Joss Whedon Back In The Saddle For 'The Avengers 2'

In news that will no doubt delight Disney executives, Joss Whedon has signed on to direct the sequel to Marvel's huge grossing 'The Avengers' movie. The filmmaker seemed undecided about a return when...

Joss Whedon To Write And Direct Avengers 2

Joss Whedon will write and direct 'The Avengers 2'. The filmmaker impressed Disney bosses so much with 'Avengers Assemble' - which brought together many characters from the Marvel comics - that they have signed him...

Robert Pattinson To Make First Post-split Tv Appearance On Monday

Heartbroken Twilight hunk Robert Pattinson will make his first TV appearance since Kristen Stewart's cheating confession on U.S. comedian Jon Stewart's late-night programme on Monday (13Aug12).The actor will promote his new film Cosmopolis on the...

Jennifer Garner Plans Return To Action Films

Jennifer Garner wants to return to making action films.The 'Juno' actress - who shot to fame as CIA agent Sydney Bristow in TV crime drama 'Alias' - is hoping to give the action genre another...

Olympics Coverage Continues To Steamroll Rivals

NBC's Olympics coverage continued to crush the competition on Monday as it averaged 25.99 million in primetime, according to preliminary figures from Nielsen research. Virtually every program on every other network was a rerun, with...

Pamela Anderson Gives Up Men For All-stars

Pamela Anderson is giving up men while taking part in 'Dancing with the Stars All-Stars'. The 45-year-old blonde bombshell - who took part in the ballroom dancing series in 2010 and was eliminated in round...

Jimmy Fallon Tipped To Be 2013 Oscars Host?

Jimmy Fallon is said to be front-runner to be the host of next years Academy Awards Ceremony, according to news first broken by the Los Angeles Times.The American funny man, who hosts Late Night With...

Even With Curry Out, Today Tumbles Against Gma

So it wasn't Ann Curry after all, the latest Nielsen ratings for morning television appeared to suggest on Thursday. During the week before the Olympics -- with Ann Curry out of the picture at the...

Miley Cyrus' Home A Victim Of Swatting Prank

Miley Cyrus got a shock when police, fire and rescue squads raided her house in Los Angeles after responding to an alleged report of a home invasion. However, worry not about Cyrus, because it seems...

Jimmy Fallon To Take On Oscars Host Role, Unless Abc Have Anything To Say About It That Is

Jimmy Fallon looks to be the top contender to host 2013's Academy Awards Ceremony next February, whilst Saturday Night Live producer/creator Lorne Michaels is set to produce the extravaganza, the LA Times have reported.Fallon was...

Katherine Jackson Tricked Into Long Break?

Katherine Jackson has suggested she was tricked into blocking communication with her grandchildren recently. Katherine made the claim when she filed a declaration as part of her attempt to obtain co-guardianship over Michael Jackson's children...

Nbc Winning Gold Medal In The Juggernaut

ABC aired repeats of two episodes of its hit comedy Modern Family opposite the Olympics Wednesday night and couldn't even crack the three-million viewer mark with either one. By contrast, NBC's coverage of the Olympics...

Vince Vaughn Set To Be Involved With Re-boot Of 'The Brady Bunch'

Vince Vaughn is set to be at the helm of yet another re-boot, as the comic actor is rumoured by Deadline.com to be taking co-developed and executive producer role for the return of the much-loved...

Nbc Claims Top Five Ratings Spots

NBC's coverage of the Summer Olympic Games accounted for only three nights of the Nielsen weekly ratings for last week, and they grabbed the top three rankings. Next week, no doubt, they'll take over the...

Hoda Kotb Flies To London To Help Save Today's Olympic Coverage

Hoda Kotb has been flown to London by Nbc to help rejuvenate Today's coverage of the Olympics, as the show continues to suffer from faltering viewing figures. This is bad news for Savannah Guthrie, who...

Abc And Univision To Partner On An All-news Site

It's now official ABC and Univision have signed a deal to debut a new cable news channel in mid-2013 that will focus on events affecting the Latino community. Prior to that, the two television networks...

Nbc Crushes Rivals With Olympics Coverage

NBC's Olympics coverage on Monday averaged 31.4 million viewers. By contrast, ABC, CBS, and Fox averaged 9.5 million viewers -- combined !. The only competing show on any of the other networks to attract more...

Fred Willward Loses Second Job In The Fallout From His Indecent Exposure Scandal

The fallout from Fred Willard's indecent exposure gaffe continues, with the veteran actor now losing a second job thanks to his recent shenanigans in an adult theatre in Hollywood. Willard, star of the film 'Best...

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