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Aereo To Add Three More Cities In September

Aereo, which does not disclose the number of its subscribers, has not indicated whether it has benefited significantly from the CBS blackout on the Time Warner Cable service in New York, the only affected city...

A Whole New Game For Sports Tv?

With ESPN and regional sports networks accounting for 19.5 percent of their total fees, cable-TV and satellite operators are employing usage data gathered from settop boxes to resist further increases in the cost of sports...

$50 A Ticket For A Movie? It's Coming Next Week

egal Theaters and Paramount Pictures will roll out a unique mega ticket packaging concept at five theaters when the Brad Pitt starrer World War Z opens on June 21. For $50, moviegoers will receive not...

Live On Your Iphone: Abc

In what at first glance appears to be an effort to undercut Barry Diller's Aereo service, which provides broadcast signals over the Internet to subscribers, ABC announced on Sunday that it will launch an app...

Fallen Singer Houston Dodges Jail In Dui Charge

Embattled R&B singer Houston has escaped jail time following his arrest for driving under the influence last year (12).The I Like That star, who gouged his own eye out during an infamous meltdown in 2005,...

Grammys Down But Still Tops For The Week

CBS's telecast of the Grammy Awards may have fallen steeply from a year ago when it aired one day following the death of Whitney Houston, but it was nevertheless the highest rated program of last...

Tribune Emerges From Bankruptcy

Tribune Co. is due to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today (Monday) with a new board composed mostly of TV and movie executives who have had little experience running either newspapers or television stations,...

Football To Dominate Weekends From Now To Super Bowl

Each of the major networks, with the exception of ABC, will have a piece of the NFL playoff action in the run-up to CBS's coverage of the Super Bowl on Feb. 3. On Sunday, the...

Nbc Remains No. 1 For 7th Week

It was another very good week for NBC. For the seventh week in a row, it wound up as No. 1 among the key 18-49 age group. Its ratings soared in larger measure because of...

Moviegoers Spend Less On Expendables Than Expected

Many box office pundits had predicted that The Expendables 2 would earn significantly more than the $34.8 million that the original raked in in its debut two years ago, with many forecasting a haul in...

Movie Reviews Sparkle

Several critics wonder in their reviews why they even bothered remaking the 1976 original version of Sparkle. "The '70s original was a dark, confusing mess, but the remake lacks the little soul it had," comments...

Lindsay Lohan Helps Porn Star Reach New Levels In The Canyons

Lindsay Lohan helped porn star James Deen reach new levels of prowess while filming 'The Canyons'. The 26-year-old actress - who has previously posed nude for Playboy magazine - appears as the adult film star's...

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...

Bobbi Kristina To Perform Musical Tribute For Whitney Houston

Bobbi Kristina Houston will honour her late mother, Whitney, with a special performance at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards.Although the tribute to the late 'I Will Always Love You' singer will take place the Awards...

Where Is Aaron Barnhart?

Aaron Barnhart, an influential TV critic with the Kansas City Star , has not written his column, "The TV Barn," for the newspaper since December and has not posted on his Facebook page since January...

Hulk Hogan Doesn't Know Sex Tape Woman

Hulk Hogan doesn't know who the woman in his sex tape is. The 58-year-old wrestling legend admits he went ''crazy'' and was ''running wild'' with more than one love interest for four months around the...

Hulk Hogan Furious Over Sex Tape

Hulk Hogan claims a sex tape allegedly featuring him and a mystery brunette was ''secretly filmed''.The legendary wrestler is furious about the recording - which is currently being offered for sale to porn companies -...

Daft Punk To Work With Nile Rogers

Daft Punk are set to work with Nile Rogers. The 'One More Time' group were scheduled to meet the guitarist and producer - who has worked with David Bowie and Michael Jackson - this week...

Madonna Announces 2012 World Tour

Madonna has announced her 2012 World Tour. The 'Give Me All Your Luvin' singer is set to embark on a huge trek across the Middle East, Europe, America and Australia - where she has not...

Florence + The Machine Announce Us Tour

Florence + the Machine have announced a string of US tour dates.The 'No Light, No Light' hitmakers insist the shows will not be "extravagant", opting instead to focus on the strength of the music during...

Oprah Lifts Her Own Network

The only thing Oprah Winfrey's struggling cable network OWN needed was Winfrey herself, it seemed apparent on Tuesday as ratings for the second episode of her new series Oprah's Next Chapter attracted 1.6 million viewers....

Coldplay Announce North American Tour

Coldplay have announced a 2012 tour of North America. The 'Every Teardrop is a Waterfall' group are set to play a string of dates in support of their latest album, 'Mylo Xyloto', from April to...

Baseball Post Season To Get A Makeover

Aiming to whip up flagging interest in the National Pastime and simultaneously boost TV revenue, Major League Baseball is planning to introduce additional play-off games next season in which one more wild-card team will be...

Radiohead Announce Us Tour Dates

Radiohead have announced a string of live dates for 2012.The band will kick off their first US tour since 2008 in Miami on February 27, just over a year after the release of their last...

Black Network Bounce Now Reaches Half The Country

By adding a digital subchannel of Gannett Broadcasting's WUSA in Washington DC to its lineup, African-American network Bounce TV has cleared 50 percent of the country (and an even greater percentage of the country's black...

Conrad Murray Cries In Court

Dr. Conrad Murray cried as he listened to defence witnesses give evidence in his involuntary manslaughter trial today (26.10.11).The physician's defence team called five character witnesses to take to the stand to speak about Murray's...

Kings Of Leon Admit 'Problems'

Kings of Leon admit they have "internal sicknesses and problems". The 'Sex on Fire' rockers cut short a concert in Dallas, Texas, on Friday (19.07.11) and cancelled a show scheduled for the next day near...

Movie Reviews Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2

Movie reviews simply don't come more enthusiastic than those being garnered by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. Among the major newspaper reviews, there's not a single clunker in the lot. It's hard...

Nicki Minaj Hit In Hotel Row

Nicki Minaj was struck in the face during an argument at a hotel.The 'Check It Out' rapper - whose cousin was murdered earlier this month - was struck on the lower lip during the heated...

Movie Reviews Transformers Dark Of The Moon

Reviews for Transformers Dark of the Moon read like, well, reviews for the other Transformers movies that is, they're replete with complaints about a senseless plot, senseless mayhem, and senselessness in general. But a couple...

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