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Barbara Walters Abandoning Oscar Specials

Barbara Walters, who stepped down in 2004 as co-host of ABC's 20/20 magazine show after 25 years, is now stepping down as the host of her annual Oscar interview specials -- after 29 years --...

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VICTORIA BECKHAM is set to add talk show presenter to her resume - she is joining the ladies of U.S. TV's THE VIEW next month (Feb10). The pop star-turned-fashion designer will take a seat alongside...

Langella Not Dating Walters

Revered U.S. TV personality BARBARA WALTERS has dismissed rumours of a romance with actor FRANK LANGELLA, insisting they are old friends.The pair sparked speculation they were a couple earlier this month (Dec09) after Walters and...

Lambert Invited To Abc's The View

Adam Lambert, who was kicked off ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live and Dick Clark's Rockin' New Year's Eve show, has found himself welcome at ABC's The View . "Hey friends! I will be performing and hanging...

Fame Monster Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga was "a monster" in her pursuit for fame. The 'Paparazzi' singer, who was recently nominated for five Grammy awards, always dreamt about being a star and was determined to do whatever it took...

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"I expected her to to show up in some weird get-up, but she arrived in a very serious black Chanel suit and she was quite intelligent." Beloved U.S. broadcaster BARBARA WALTERS confirms LADY GAGA is...

Tyson: 'I Wanted To Sock Givens On National Tv'

MIKE TYSON has opened up about his volatile relationship with his first wife, actress ROBIN GIVENS, confessing he wanted to "sock" her for what she said to U.S. interviewer BARBARA WALTERS in a famous 1988...

Nick Cannon's Lengthy Love Chase

Nick Cannon spent years trying to woo Mariah Carey.The rapper had been smitten with the 'Hero' singer for a long time and did everything he could to try and meet her by letting everyone know...

Leno Scores Again In Second Inning

The second night of The Jay Leno show averaged 10.74 million viewers, according to Nielsen overnights. That was down from a final figure of 18.42 million for the show's opener on Monday -- but it...

Swayze Interview To Air Tonight

ABC plans to air a Barbara Walters interview taped last January with Patrick Swayze, who died Monday in California at age 57 after a nearly two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. The network says the interview...

Patrick Swayze Loses Cancer Fight

Patrick Swayze has died at the age of 57.The 'Dirty Dancing' actor passed away at his family home yesterday (14.09.09) with his beloved wife Lisa at his side after losing his highly-publicised battle with pancreatic...

Michael Jackson's Envious Sister

Michael Jackson's half-sister JohVonnie Jackson claims meeting him was "the biggest letdown" of her life.JohVonnie - whose mother Cheryl Terrell had a 25-year affair with Michael's father Joe - says the late singer was "disinterested"...

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Leading U.S. journalists such as BARBARA WALTERS and DIANE SAWYER gathered on Thursday (23Jul09) to pay their final respects to late newsman WALTER CRONKITE, who died last week (17Jul09) at the age of 92. Actors...

Farrah Fawcett To Marry

Farrah Fawcett and Ryan O'Neal are set to marry.The actor has proposed to the former 'Charlie's Angels' star - whose anal cancer has spread to her liver - and the pair are keen to tie...

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"BARBARA has been a friend of mine for a long time. We went to HOWARD STERN's wedding. She approached me and said very nice things, and I said very nice things to her. We're back....

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"Looking in the front row and seeing JACK NICHOLSON." HUGH JACKMAN tells U.S. broadcaster BARBARA WALTERS spotting notorious awards show heckler JACK NICHOLSON at the forthcoming ceremony (22Feb08) would make him really nervous....

Big-getter Walters Scores Big Gets

Barbara Walters, who is semi-retired from primetime television, where she once competed fiercely for major celebrity and newsmaker interviews -- "the big get," as it's known in the broadcast news business -- said Tuesday that...

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SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's girlfriend, NANCY SHEVELL, is U.S. broadcaster BARBARA WALTERS' second cousin.

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"It's the first time I've been sat with four women, and there's not loud music and I haven't got a drink in both my hands." MICKEY ROURKE during an appearance on U.S. talk show THE...

Swayze In Hospital With Pneumonia

Patrick Swayze is being treated in hospital after contracting pneumonia.The 56 year old actor, who has pancreatic cancer, had been due to appear at a meeting of the Television Critics Association in Los Angeles to...

By on 10 January 2009

Cancer Sufferer Swayze 'May Only Live Two Years'

Actor Patrick Swayze has admitted pancreatic cancer may kill him in the next two years.The Dirty Dancing star gave his first TV interview since being diagnosed with the disease and revealed he was "scared" and...

By on 07 January 2009

Swayze To Talk To Walters In Tv Special

U.S. broadcaster BARBARA WALTERS has landed the first TV interview with PATRICK SWAYZE since the actor announced he was battling pancreatic cancer last year (08). Walters has conducted an indepth chat with the Dirty Dancing...

The Mentalist Tops Week's Ratings

CBS remained the most-watched network last week as its new drama The Mentalist topped the Nielsen ratings list for the first time. No other new series has reached the top spot since Desperate Housewives did...

Abdul: Idol Producers Ignored My Stalker Concerns

American Idol judge Paula Abdul has said her worries about an obsessive fan appearing on the talent show were ignored by its producers.Paula Goodspeed, who auditioned on series five of the hit US talent show,...

By on 10 December 2008

Rosie Live! Deadly In Ratings

Rosie O'Donnell's live variety special on NBC Wednesday turned out to be a loser not only with critics but with viewers as well. According to Nielsen Media Research, Rosie Live! attracted just 5.04 million viewers...

Barbara Fires Back At Rosie

Without mentioning her by name, Barbara Walters lashed out at Rosie O'Donnell on The View Thursday for her recent criticism of the show. Walters said that "some people who have done this show" feel a...

Big Weekend For "Gets"

Although only three primetime news magazines are airing these days -- 60Minutes and 48 Hours Mystery on CBS and 20/20 on ABC --two of them are almost certain to dominate the ratings this week with...

Smith + Cruise Land On Fascinating People List

Pals WILL SMITH and TOM CRUISE, TINA FEY and MILEY CYRUS have landed on one of America's most important end-of-year countdowns - broadcaster BARBARA WALTERS' 10 Most Fascinating People list. The quartet joins Beijing Olympics...

Walters Defends Palin

Barbara Walters has come to the defense of Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin in the controversy over Palin's campaign wardrobe. Following reports that she spent $150,000 in campaign funds for her outfits at political...

Critics Say Palin Dodged Gibson's Questions

Sarah Palin's interview with ABC's Charles Gibson did not receive the same kind of praise from critics that her acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention did two weeks ago. Palin, critics said, seemed determined...

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