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Millions View Obama Online

Barack Obama's inauguration may have marked a media transition as well as a political one Tuesday as tens of millions of viewers throughout the world accessed the new president's inaugural address on their PCs and...

Obama Makes Life Tough For Comics

The rise to the presidency of Barack Obama has posed a problem for comedians, Chris Rock has told CNN. There's little that is funny about him. "He's just one of those guys, you know, like...

Cnn To Reair "I Have A Dream" Speech

CNN has purchased rights from the Martin Luther King Jr. estate to air King's entire "I Have a Dream" speech, originally delivered in August 1963, today at noon Eastern Time. In 1999 a court ruled...

Technical Glitches Plague Cooper's Show From Israeli Border

The technical production manager of Anderson Cooper's 360 deg. on CNN has disclosed that the show was hit by a plague of technical problems on Monday as Cooper attempted to report from the Israeli border...

Tv Reporter To Become Surgeon General

President-elect Obama has asked CNN medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta to become the next U.S. surgeon general, the Washington Post reported on its website Tuesday, citing two sources with knowledge of the situation. According to...

Rapper Forte Released

Rapper JOHN FORTE has vowed to help young people "understand they have options" following his release from a New Jersey federal prison on Monday (22Dec08) after his sentence for drug-smuggling was reduced by U.S. President...

Cbs, Turner May Make Joint Olympics Bid

CBS and Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting are considering joining up to bid on rights to televise the Olympics in 2014 and 2016, the Associated Press reported today (Thursday), citing no sources. NBC, ABC/ESPN, and Fox...

Cnn Distances Itself From Miles

After having lost his job as co-host of CNN's American Morning last year, Miles O'Brien is being dropped by the cable news network altogether. O'Brien, who had earned much respect as the chief technology and...

Fox Potent During November Sweeps

The presidential election came only a few days into the November sweeps, but its political coverage drew so many viewers during those early days of the month that it was able to claim second place...

Cuts Hurt Coverage Of Mumbai Attacks, Says Trade Magazine

The much criticized TV coverage of the terrorist attacks in Mumbai last week manifested the effects of deep cuts in the broadcast and cable networks' foreign news operations, Broadcasting & Cable magazine said in a...

Holiday Bad Time For Crisis Coverage

Television coverage of the terrorist attacks in Mumbai exposed the weaknessof the broadcast and cable networks in responding to major events over aU.S. national holiday, several media critics have maintained. They wereparticularly critical of reports...

Colmes Quits Fox News Show With Hannity

President-elect Obama may be bringing rivals together in his new administration, but the high-profile rivals on Fox News's 9 00 p.m. hour are splitting after 12 years. Liberal Alan Colmes announced on his website that...

Jones Proud Of Career Achievements In Obituary

Veteran crooner TOM JONES has mixed feelings about reading his own obituary - after he was killed off online last month (Oct08) by a sick Internet prankster. The Delilah singer, 68, was fast asleep in...

Cable News Audiences Go Through Slow Withdrawal

The presidential election may have been held the previous week, but cable news outlets were continuing to draw relatively large audiences last week, with Fox News Channel finishing as the third most-watched cable channel, behind...

Springsteen Gives Clothes Off His Back To Charity

Generous rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN helped to raise over $100,000 (GBP63,290) for wounded war veterans on Wednesday (05Nov08) when he threw his leather jacket in a charity auction. The legendary star took part in the New...

Schwarzenegger Urges Supreme Court To Overturn Proposition 8

Movie star-turned-California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER is urging the state Supreme Court to overturn the controversial bill that banned gay marriage last week (04Nov08). The Proposition 8 bill was voted in earlier this month (Nov08), overturning...

Springsteen Gives Clothes Off His Back To Charity

Generous rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN helped to raise over $100,000 (GBP63,290) for wounded war veterans on Wednesday (05Nov08) when he threw his leather jacket in a charity auction. The legendary star took part in the New...

Dark Knight Lights Up Time Warner's Books

The Dark Knight came to the rescue of Time Warner, helping it toboost third-quarter revenue. The film has grossed $527 million worldwide.DVD sales were OK, largely as a result of the popularity of the Sex...

Cnn Has Its Biggest Night Ever

If coverage of the election results past primetime up to the concessionspeech by John McCain and victory address by Barack Obama after midnight istaken into account, CNN was the clear winner with an average of...

Abc Wins On Election Night

The election is over, and the vote that really matters to broadcasters andtheir advertisers is in. And the winner is ... ABC, which averaged 13.1million viewers in primetime for its coverage anchored by Charles Gibson,Diane...

The Force Is With Tv News Channels

CNN at times had the look of a special-effects movie during its electioncoverage Tuesday night, expecially when its in-studio team discussed theresults with correspondent Jessica Yellin in the field, who appeared on theset as a...

Tv Goes To The Polls

The broadcast networks promised Monday not to project a winner in today's(Tuesday) presidential election until a nominee has unequivocally garneredat least 270 electoral votes and not to announce that a candidate has won astate until...

Cnn Turns Down Obama Infomercial

CNN said Tuesday that it turned down an offer by the Barack Obama campaign to purchase a half-hour of primetime television time tonight (Wednesday). The political infomercial is scheduled to air on NBC, CBS, Fox,...

Cnn, The Wire Service?

CNN is planning to launch a new wire service that will compete against the Associated Press and Reuters and has invited leading newspaper editors to attend an all-expense-paid "summit" at its Atlanta headquarters in December...

Msnbc Delays Hdtv Rollout

After having predicted that MSNBC would be simulcasting in high definitionbefore the presidential election, MSNBC acknowledged that it probably won'tbe able to do so before the second quarter of 2009. In an interview withMultichannel News,...

Msnbc Delays Hdtv Rollout

After having predicted that MSNBC would be simulcasting in high definitionbefore the presidential election, MSNBC acknowledged that it probably won'tbe able to do before the second quarter of 2009. In an interview withMultichannel News, MSNBC...

Usher Releases Voting Song

R+B hunk USHER has released a new song urging his fans to vote in the upcoming U.S. presidential election on 4 November (08). The singer has debuted Hush on iTunes.com as part of his continued...

Mccain Finally Sets Interview Date On Cnn

John McCain has agreed to be interviewed by CNN for the first time since his nomination. He is scheduled to appear on the cable news network's The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer on Wednesday. He...

56.52 Million Watch Final Debate

Final viewer figures were tallied on Thursday for Wednesday's third presidential debate -- and the results showed that 56.52 million people tuned in to the debate on the three major networks, the Spanish-language networks, and...

Fascinating Fact 6174

Actor/comedian D.L. HUGHLEY will join the ranks of American comedians-turned-TV hosts JON STEWART and STEPHEN COLBERT as the new presenter of a political-entertainment show for U.S. news network CNN, which is set to air later...

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'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Has Worn Joss Whedon Out

Now that he has unleashed his second 'Avengers' movie to global box...

Rosewater - Movie Review

A harrowing true story infused with sharp humour and bristling intelligence, this riveting film is an auspicious writing...

Music Streaming Dinosaur Grooveshark Shuts Down Overnight After Rights Settlement

With all the fuss around Spotify and Jay Z’s streaming service Tidal, other...

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Ryan Adams Covers Bryan Adams' 'Summer of 69' in Nashville [Video]

Some twelve years after he had a heckler removed for requesting Bryan...

Samba - Movie Review

Some very big themes are given space to breathe in this remarkably naturalistic drama, which is livened up by terrific...

Enrique Iglesias Is Second Biggest Victor At 2015 Latin Music Awards

Romeo Santos, commonly known as The King of Bachata, was not...

'Unfriended' Brings Horror To Screen Addicts

Horror is a reliably profitable genre, generally cheap to make and always popular with young audiences...

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