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Super Bowl Nabs Giant Ratings -- But No Record

The New York Giants' stunning upset defeat of the New England Patriots averaged a 46.4 rating and a 67 share in the Nielsen overnights between 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Sunday. The Fox telecast recorded...

Letterman Apologises To Hilton

U.S. chat show host DAVID LETTERMAN publicly apologised to PARIS HILTON on Friday night (01Feb08) for hurting her feelings during an infamous 2007 interview. The late-night TV presenter upset the socialite when he grilled her...

Wga Signs Interim Deals

The striking Writers' Guild of America (WGA) has reached a deal with two more film studios as hopes grow of a close to the lengthy industrial action.Independent film producer Lionsgate and Marvel studio have signed...

By on 25 January 2008

'Unemployed' Willis Joins Letterman's Band

BRUCE WILLIS has found an unlikely employer in lieu of the ongoing writers strike - talk show host DAVID LETTERMAN. The "happily unemployed" Die Hard actor made a surprise appearance on Thursday night (17Jan08) when...

Grammys Seek Wga Pact

This year's Grammy awards could still go ahead after organisers asked the striking Hollywood writers to allow the show to proceed.Last weekend's Golden Globe awards ceremony was cancelled in favour of a press conference after...

By on 16 January 2008

No Writers? No Problem For Leno

Not only hasn't the strike of the Writers Guild of America affected Jay Leno's ratings, but a study by the ad agency Magna Global indicates that they have actually risen 11 percent from what they...

How Will They Produce The Oscars?

Speculation continued to mount in Hollywood Wednesday about how the Oscars might be produced if the writers' strike is not settled by February 4. "We are going to do it," producer Gil Cates told the...

Letterman Shaved His Beard On Air

Talk show host DAVID LETTERMAN had his beard shaved off on air on Monday night (07Jan08). Letterman had cultivated the facial growth while supporting the writers' strike, but kept it as The Late Show with...

Ua Signs Separate Deal With Writers Guild

United Artists has become the first major movie studio to sign an agreement with the Writers Guild of America, essentially accepting the terms of the contract negotiated last week with David Letterman's company, Worldwide Pants....

Will Globes Spin?

The fate of next week's Golden Globes Awards presentations remained up in the air over the weekend as the WGA rejected requests by Dick Clark Productions to negotiate an interim agreement on the same basis...

Nbc And Wga Engage In Picket Fencing

NBC claimed Friday that any attempt by the Writers Guild of America to enforce strike rules barring Jay Leno from writing his monologue for the Tonight show would violate federal labor laws. It did not...

Letterman Loses Ratings Battle To Leno

U.S. TV presenter DAVID LETTERMAN's pay deal with his talk show's striking writers couldn't save him from a ratings beating at the hands of rival JAY LENO. Both shows returned to the air on Wednesday...

Heeeeere's Jay, David, Conan, & Craig

Jay Leno, appearing on his first live Tonight show since the writers' strike began two months ago, surprised viewers by delivering a funny monologue that, he admitted during the course of it, he had written...

Fascinating Fact 4600

DAVID LETTERMAN returned to U.S. TV on Wednesday night (02Jan08) for the first time in two months, after his production company agreed a deal with striking writers. Letterman, sporting a bushy beard, entered the stage...

Golden Globes Face Wga Boycott

The Golden Globe awards could be the latest victim of the Hollywood writers' strike, it has emerged.The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), which organises the prestigious ceremony, had hoped to secure an interim agreement with...

By on 03 January 2008

Late Night Goes Live

The late-night talk shows are due to resume live competition tonight (Wednesday), with David Letterman expected to take over as the ratings leader. Letterman's company, Worldwide Pants, negotiated a separate deal with the Writers Guild...

Fascinating Fact 4596

Funnyman ROBIN WILLIAMS will be the first guest on DAVID LETTERMAN's LATE SHOW upon its return on Wednesday (02Jan08) - the first show since the writers' strike began in November (07).

Controversy Roars Over Wga-letterman Deal

Following a deal that appeared to raise more questions than it answered, David Letterman's production company and the Writers Guild of America said Friday that Letterman's Late Show will be able to return to the...

Letterman Writers Back To Work

David Letterman will be the first US chatshow host hit by the Hollywood writers' strike to go back on air with a full team of writers tonight.The Late Show has negotiated a deal with striking...

By on 29 December 2007

Letterman Gets Striking Writers Back

Beloved U.S. TV chat show host DAVID LETTERMAN has won a major break in the ongoing writer's strike - his entire staff has been given a waiver to return to work. Letterman was among the...

Letterman To Return -- "With Or Without Writers"

David Letterman is expected to announce today (Thursday) that he will return to the air on January 2 with or without his writers, the New York Post reported today. The newspaper suggested that Rob Burnett,...

No Writers' Deal For Letterman

Negotiators for David Letterman's Worldwide Pants Co. and the Writers Guild of America failed to reach an agreement on Friday on a deal that would allow writers to return to work on CBS's The Late...

More Comics Return

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, each of whom is a member of the Writers Guild of America, have agreed to return to the air on January 7th -- presumably winging their material without their staff...

Wga Sets Meeting With Letterman Reps

The Writers Guild of America is scheduled to meet with representatives of David Letterman's Worldwide Pants company on Friday in hopes of reaching an agreement that would enable Letterman to return to the air with...

Late-night Shows Return, But Will Stars?

Bookers for late-night talk shows have been struggling to find A-list personalities willing to cross picket lines to appear on the shows when they return on January 2, the New York Times reported today (Thursday)....

Fascinating Fact 4551

Property tycoon and reality TV star DONALD TRUMP will reportedly be the first guest on DAVID LETTERMAN's U.S. talk show when it returns to the air after a long strike on 2 January (08).

In The Blink Of An Eye?

Raising the question of who blinked first, the New York Times reported today (Monday) that David Letterman is working out a deal with the Writers Guild of America that would allow him to return to...

Letterman Looks To End Strike

Talkshow host David Letterman is looking to broker an interim agreement with the Writers Guild of America (WGA) that would allow his show to return to TV.The Late Show with David Letterman has been off...

By on 17 December 2007

Strike Hits Leno, Letterman Hardest

Although ratings for NBC's The Tonight Show With Jay Leno are down 19 percent since the strike of the Writers Guild of America began last month, ratings for CBS's The Late Show With David Letterman...

Conan The Humanitarian

The 75 nonstriking staff members of Late Night With Conan O'Brien will continue to receive paychecks courtesy of O'Brien himself beginning next week, an NBC spokeswoman said Thursday. According to today's New York Times, the...

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