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Tv Viewing Continues To Rise

Despite competition from the Internet, a myriad of videogame platforms, cheap DVD rentals via Netflix, RedBox, and video-on-demand, broadcast and cable viewing actually increased slightly in 2010, according to Nielsen Research. As reported in Sunday's...

3rd January 2011

Shuster Praises Msnbc -- Which Fired Him

Former MSBC host David Shuster, who was suspended by the NBC-controlled cable network after it discovered that he had been auditioning for an anchor's job at rival CNN, had nothing but praise for his former...

31st December 2010

Review Of The Year

It's been an incredible year in the world of showbiz, with the usual headline-grabbing antics, scandal, sleaze, celebrity births, star weddings, and bitter break-ups. Here, WENN takes a look back at the first six months...

31st December 2010

Griffin Remains Defiant Over New Year Show

KATHY GRIFFIN is refusing to tone down her bad language for an upcoming New Year's Eve (31Dec10) TV appearance, insisting she is prepared to be pulled off air and fired rather than compromise her act.The...

31st December 2010

Fascinating Fact 10574

WikiLeaks mastermind JULIAN ASSANGE has been named CNN.com's Most Intriguing Person on 2010. The journalist who spent time behind bars for exposing top secret information, beat President Barack Obama and Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg to...

30th December 2010

Dangerfield's Widow Finds Love With 93-Year-old Billionaire

Comedy legend RODNEY DANGERFIELD's widow has fallen in love with billionaire KIRK KERKORIAN, according to new U.S. reports.Joan Dangerfield, 58, and the 93-year-old businessman first met on a blind date two years ago and now...

30th December 2010

Kidman Overcome With Emotion As Unifem Ambassador

NICOLE KIDMAN has had to toughen up as global women's organisation UNIFem's goodwill ambassador - so she can sit and listen to rape victims' stories without sobbing.The Aussie actress admits she was overcome with emotion...

28th December 2010

Bieber Wants To Take Bieber Fever To Romanian Orphans

Pop star JUSTIN BIEBER wants to hug a Romanian orphan in 2011.The Baby singer reveals he's haunted by images he has seen of the parent-less tots in Europe and he's dedicated to doing what he...

27th December 2010

Couric And Cbs Set To Begin New Contract Talks

CBS and Katie Couric are expected to begin negotiations on a new contract next month with the likelihood that her $15-million annual salary will be slashed, the New York Post reported today (Tuesday), citing an...

21st December 2010

Fascinating Fact 10535

Revered U.S. newsman LARRY KING's final CNN talk show on Thursday night (16Dec10) finished on top form - the last ever LARRY KING LIVE was watched by 2.24 million people across America, more than triple...

19th December 2010

Teary King Bids Farewell To Talk Show

Revered U.S. newsman LARRY KING shed a tear as he hung up his braces and stepped down from his renowned CNN talk show after 25 years on Thursday (16Dec10).The 77 year old announced he was...

17th December 2010

Cnn Chiefs Blame Freeman Death Tweet On 'Hoax'

Bosses at America's CNN network have vehemently denied they were to blame for a Twitter.com update alleging MORGAN FREEMAN had died - insisting the message was a "hoax".U.S. TV chiefs allegedly released a message on...

17th December 2010

Freeman In Twitter Death Blunder

Fans of MORGAN FREEMAN were sent into a panic on Thursday (16Dec10) after a respected news organisation mistakenly tweeted that the Hollywood star had died.America's CNN released an update on Twitter.com stating, "Breaking News: actor...

17th December 2010

Cnn First To Show Florida School Board Shooting

Taking advantage of its relationships with affiliated local TV stations, CNN on Tuesday broadcast Panama City, FL footage of a man threatening a Bay District school board meeting, then opening fire on board members. (He...

15th December 2010

King How To Play Soft Ball

In advance of his swan song on CNN Thursday night, Larry King has responded to the frequent criticism of his interviewing technique that has obviously rankled him over the years -- that he rarely challenges...

14th December 2010

Kathy Griffin Fat Joke Could Jeopardise New Year's Eve Job

Directing fat jokes at Bristol Palin may have cost Kathy Griffin her New Year's Eve gig.The controversial US comedienne - who slammed the 20-year-old political activist for putting on weight during her time on 'Dancing...

10th December 2010

Kathy Griffin Fat Joke Could Damage Chance Of Cnn Job

KATHY GRIFFIN, the 50-year-old American comedienne and television personality, may have damaged her chances of getting back her old job on CNN's New Year's Eve Special by making a joke about BRISTOL PALIN's weight, reports...

8th December 2010

Larry King Having Regrets About Quitting?

Larry King may be having second thoughts about leaving his nightly CNN talk show. At the end of an interview with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Wednesday, he sounded a bit like Jay Leno after...

3rd December 2010

World Cup Announcement Gets Huge Coverage -- Except In U.s.

Television cameras from all over the world crammed into FIFA headquarters in Zurich Thursday to carry live the official announcement that Russia would host the World Cup in 2018 and Qatar in 2022. In the...

3rd December 2010

Urban's Childhood Home Burned Down

KEITH URBAN lost everything he owned as a child after his family home burned down.The country singer was born to working class parents and grew up with his brother in Queensland, Australia. But Urban and...

3rd December 2010

Urban's Lost Guitars Improved Album Sound

KEITH URBAN is convinced the loss of his guitars during heavy floods in Nashville, Tennessee in May (10) worked to his advantage - he credits unfamiliar borrowed instruments with giving his latest record "a burst...

3rd December 2010

Fox News A "Safety Net" For Spurned Newsmen?

Fox News has hired another reporter who was fired for making on-air comments that riled his bosses. The News Corp-owned cable network has brought aboard veteran Washington D.C. anchor Doug McKelway who was dismissed by...

2nd December 2010

Larry King Going Into Stand Up Comedy After Cnn

LARRY KING, the popular American television and radio host, has revealed that he wants to begin a career in stand-up comedy when he steps down as the host of 'Larry King Live' on December 16th...

2nd December 2010

Dollywood Theme Park Wins Industry's Biggest Award

DOLLY PARTON's theme park 'Dollywood' in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, has won the industry's most prestigious award, and the 64-year-old country singer was on hand to pick up the honour in person, reports CNN.'Dollywood' boasts over...

18th November 2010

Gwyneth Paltrow Slams High-profile Relationships

Gwyneth Paltrow thinks high-profile relationships are "unnecessary".The 38-year-old actress - who is married to Coldplay frontman Chris Martin - admitted she tries to keep as much as possible of her relationship under wraps from the...

18th November 2010

Grigorieva: 'Gibson Warned Me About His Dark Side'

MEL GIBSON reportedly warned his ex-lover about his "dark side" at the beginning of their romance.Oksana Grigorieva claims she quizzed Gibson about his alleged bad temper and his 2006 DUI arrest, during which he hurled...

18th November 2010

Longoria Confirms Divorce Plans In A Tweet

EVA LONGORIA has confirmed she's divorcing her husband of three years in a tweet to fans and friends.The actress filed divorce papers in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning (17Nov10) and then took to Twitter.com to...

17th November 2010

Longoria Confirms Divorce Plans In A Tweet

EVA LONGORIA has confirmed she's divorcing her husband of three years in a tweet to fans and friends.The actress filed divorce papers in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning (17Nov10) and then took to Twitter.com to...

17th November 2010

Paltrow Slams 'Unnecessary' Celebrity Couples

GWYNETH PALTROW is baffled by celebrity couples who flaunt their relationship in the spotlight, insisting high-profile pairings are "unnecessary" and don't "make sense".The Iron Man star is married to Coldplay rocker Chris Martin, but they...

16th November 2010

Walliams To Take Over Cowell/morgan Spots On U.k. Talent Show?

Comic DAVID WALLIAMS is in talks to take over one of the judging spots on hit U.K. TV show BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT in a $750,000 (£500,000) deal, according to reports.Both Simon Cowell - who created...

16th November 2010

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Watch The Old Meet The New As 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Teaser Excites Fans [Trailer & Pictures]

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Jennifer Lopez To Pay Tribute To The Late Selena Quintanilla

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George Clooney Travels Through Time In The Mysterious 'Tomorrowland' [Trailer + Pictures]

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'Child 44' Is Praised And Banned

As 'Child 44' opens in cinemas this weekend, novelist Tom Rob Smith is praising Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace as the...

'A Little Chaos' Brings British Humour To A French Tale

The new period drama 'A Little Chaos' may be set in France in the 17th century, but its...

'Furious 7' Sparks The Rumour Mill

As the seventh 'Fast & Furious' movie continues to dominate the global box office, rumours are swirling about where...

Live At Leeds 2015: Great For Music, Great For Life In General

So, Live At Leeds is but two weeks away from bringing some of the...

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