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Fcc Chairman Opposes Delay In Switchover

FCC Chairman Kevin Martin has opposed the proposal to postpone the Feb. 17 date when broadcasters have been ordered tot switch from analog broadcasting to digital. Such a delay has received support from President-elect Obama...

Black Eyed Peas Member Fergie Weds Actor Duhamel

Singer Fergie and actor Josh Duhamel have departed for their honeymoon after marrying this weekend, it has been confirmed.The Black Eyed Peas vocalist and Transformers star were wed at the Church Estates Vineyards in Malibu...

By on 12 January 2009

Sony To Connect Products Over The Internet

Sony enlisted the aid of Tom Hanks at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to demonstrate how its new Cybershot camera can send images via WiFi to its Bravia TV sets or to its...

Theme At Ces In Las Vegas Convergence

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, numerous manufacturers, including Panasonic, Toshiba, LG, Samsung, Netgear, and Sony, unveiled settop or built-in devices that allow viewers to watch video on high-definition TV sets. Some of...

Tv Set Will Have Netflix Access

The TV and the PC took another step toward convergence Monday with the announcement by Korea's LG Electronics that it would begin manufacturing HDTV sets capable of streaming Netflix movies and TV shows from the...

Oj Simpson Jailed For 15 Years Over Robbery

Former American football star OJ Simpson has been handed a 15-year sentence today for his involvement in an armed robbery.In October, the 61-year-old was convicted of 12 charges arising from a failed attempt to recover...

By on 05 December 2008

Oj Simpson Facing 'Six Years To Life' Over Robbery

Former American football star OJ Simpson could be sentenced to life imprisonment today (Friday December 5th) for his involvement in an armed robbery.In October, the 61-year-old was convicted of 12 charges arising from a failed...

By on 05 December 2008

Killers Announce 2009 UK Tour Plans

The Killers have unveiled a high-profile tour of UK venues in 2009, including two dates at London's O2 Arena.The 12-date series of concerts will be the Las Vegas quartet's biggest British arena shows to date,...

By on 07 October 2008

Abc We Don't Pay For Interviews

ABC on Tuesday denied that it had paid Thomas Riccio $15,000 for an interview as Riccio had claimed during the O.J. Simpson trial in Las Vegas on Monday. The collectibles dealer, who recorded the meeting...

Did Abc Engage In Checkbook Journalism?

A witness in the current O.J. Simpson trial in Las Vegas testified that he received $15,000 from ABC News for an interview under the pretense that the network was buying photographs. The testimony by Thomas...

Oj Simpson Back In Court Over Alleged Robbery

OJ Simpson is to make a fresh appearance in court over kidnapping and robbery charges.Simpson, who was acquitted of the murders of his former wife and her friend Ron Goldman in 1995, will now face...

By on 08 September 2008

Rap Boss Suge Knight Arrested On Assault Charges

Suge Knight has been arrested on assault and drug charges after being allegedly "violently beating" his girlfriend.The Death Row Records founder, real name Marion, was jailed after punching an unnamed woman while holding a knife,...

By on 28 August 2008

The Killers Bassist 'Feels For Struggling Bands'

Mark Stoermer – bass player with Las Vegas band THE KILLERS – says he empathises with bands who are struggling to break into the music business.According to Stoermer, today's bands face an increasingly difficult time...

By on 27 August 2008

Peaches Geldof Marries In Las Vegas

Peaches Geldof has married her American boyfriend in Las Vegas, the couple's spokesman has announced.Peaches, 19, tied the knot with Max Drummey in a low-key ceremony last week.The daughter of Bob Geldof first met the...

By on 13 August 2008

Product Placements Hit Newscasts

Product placements, familiar on game shows and sitcoms, have now moved onto the sets of television news shows. The Las Vegas Sun on Monday reported that the two cups of McDonald's iced coffee sitting on...

'Lost' Hendrix Album To Be Released

An album JIMI HENDRIX recorded with Stephen Stills, which has been lost for over 30 years, is to be released.The album was recently discovered by Stills among material he recorded in the 1970s and is...

By on 10 July 2008

Panic At The Disco Talk Abbey Road

PANIC AT THE DISCO have spoken of their reverence in getting to record in the legendary abbey Road studios.The Las Vegas band recorded their recent album PRETTY, ODD at the studio, which was made famous...

By on 03 July 2008

Former Chicago/philadelphia Anchor Ron Hunter Dead At 70

1970s' Chicago anchorman Ron Hunter, who was said to be a model for Ted Baxter, the character on The Mary Tyler Moore Show played by the late Ted Knight, has died in Las...

Cnn, Fox News Return Freebees

A report by Cond Nast's Portfolio magazine last week that both CNN and Fox News, among other news outlets, had allowed its reporters to go on an all-expense-paid junket to Las Vegas has...

Boy George Refused Visa For Us Tour

Boy George may have to cancel his US tour after he was refused a visa due to looming legal issues in the UK.The 47-year-old had planned to kick off a 24-date tour in Las Vegas...

By on 24 June 2008

Comedy Great George Carlin Dies Aged 71

Stand-up comedy legend George Carlin has died of heart failure at the age of 71.His publicist Jeff Abraham said the New Yorker had checked into St. John's Health Centre in Santa Monica on Sunday and...

By on 23 June 2008

Spears, Federline Avoid Meeting During Las Vegas Trip

Divorced couple Britney Spears and Kevin Federline were both in Las Vegas this week but held separate celebrations on their night out. The pair, who recently finalised their seperation, partied at different venues and did...

By on 15 June 2008

Two Emmy Groups May Face Off Again

Raising the possibility of a new set-to between the two organizations that hand out Emmy Awards, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), the group that hands out Emmys for daytime, news, documentaries,...

Sims' Run-in With Caan

MOLLY SIMS credits JAMES CAAN with making her a better actress, after they initially clashed on the set of U.S. TV drama LAS VEGAS. The former model played Caan's daughter for four seasons of the...

Mr Brightside Named As UK's No 1 Driving Song

The Killers' Mr Brightside has been pinpointed as the definitive driving song in a new poll of British motorists.The track from the Las Vegas band's 2004 album Hot Fuss defeated classic rock efforts such as...

By on 23 May 2008

Osmonds To Star In New Las Vegas Revue Show

Donny and Marie Osmond will star in a new Las Vegas revue show later this year, it has been confirmed.The brother and sister act will perform at the Flamingo Hotel from Tuesday through to Saturday...

By on 28 April 2008

Calzaghe's Vegas Victory Available Free-to-air From Bbc2

The BBC is to provide the first free-to-air screening of Joe Calzaghe's light heavyweight title win on Sunday.The Welshman weathered a first-round knockdown from Bernard Hopkins to retain his title in Las Vegas, after a...

By on 23 April 2008

Who Dies In The City?

The revelation by Sex and the City's costar Cynthia Nixon that one of the principal characters will die in the theatrical version, due out on May 30, has touched off a wildfire of speculation on...

Tim Robbins Chastises Tv Execs For Elevating Britney Over Iraq

In a keynote speech that former New York Daily News TV columnist David Bianculli likened to Edward R. Murrow's "wires and lights in a box" and Newton Minow's "vast wasteland" criticism of the TV industry,...

21 Dealt The Right Cards To Top UK Box Office

Gambling film 21 has had a lucky stint at the blackjack table after debuting at the top of the UK box office charts.Starring Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth and British actor Jim Sturgess, 21 tells of...

By on 15 April 2008

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