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'Thieving' New Format In Store For Nbc's 'The Voice'

There's going to be a few tweaks going on for Nbc's reality singing contest 'The Voice', with the show reportedly adding an element of thievery to its format. The initial format of the program, starting...

Gannett Stations Take Olympics Lead

Attracting a massive 51 percent of the local audience in the 25-54 age group, Denver's KUSA has emerged as the top-rated station in primetime in the top 25 markets during the Olympics. Gannett Broadcasting, which...

Olympics Ratings Drop; Still Dominant

Viewers may have been overly saturated with the Olympics. Thursday night's coverage on NBC saw its audience decrease a whopping 39 percent versus last Thursday night among viewers 18-49. Its 22.4 million total viewers was...

Lady Gaga And Taylor Kinney Celebrate One Year Anniversary

Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney celebrated their one year anniversary on Sunday (05.08.12). The 'Born This Way' singer and the actor toasted their first year together by enjoying a dinner date with friends in Chicago,...

Matthew Perry Is Back! 'Go On' Pulls In 18.5 Million Viewers

Could 'Go On' be the series that Matthew Perry has be searching for since his departure from 'Friends'? The actor of course starred as the quick-witted Chandler on the long-running comedy series, though has struggled...

Frosty Scenes As Ann Curry And Matt Lauer Reunite On 'Today'

Ann Curry 's return to the Today show made for unexpectedly uncomfortable viewing yesterday (August 9, 2012). Curry was dumped from the show back in June, somewhat unceremoniously and no secret was made of the...

Lady Gaga And Taylor Kinney Order Oysters, Caviar, In Chicago

Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney may have kept their relationship on the low-down, though the couple openly celebrated their first anniversary at Chicago restaurant Spiaggia on Sunday (August 5, 2012), according to the New York...

Ann Curry And Matt Lauer Reunite: Most Awkward Moment Of 2012?

Ann Curry 's acrimonious exit from the Today Show will no doubt be remembered as one of the year's most surprising stories, though her recent reunion with former co-host Matt Lauer may well make...

Nbc's Olympics Again Run Rings Around Rivals

NBC collected more ratings gold on Wednesday as its coverage of the 30th Olympic Games attracted 28.75 million viewers, according to Nielsen's preliminary overnight ratings. The primetime coverage peaked in the 10 00 p.m. half-hour...

Randy Travis Arrested: Drunk, Naked And Trying To Buy Smokes

When he was arrested for being intoxicated, back in February, the country singer Randy Travis blamed the Super Bowl. Or, rather, he explained that he'd gotten himself a little-over excited about the Super...

Randy Travis Attempts To Buy Cigarettes, Completely Naked

Randy Travis seems like a character eh? Not content with being arrested for boozing in front of a Baptist church earlier in the year (because he'd been arguing with his girlfriend, apparently,) the...

Ratings They're All About The Olympics

If a week had ten days, NBC's Olympics coverage would have swept the entire list of the top ten positions on Nielsen's weekly rating list. As if was, it took the top seven, with Tuesday's...

Jack Osbourne "Boycott Nbc!"

Jack Osbourne has responded angrily to a statement by NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt suggesting that Osbourne was dropped as a contestant on the upcoming Stars Earn Stripes reality series because the network feared that,...

Jimmy Fallon Confirms: 'I'm Not Gonna Do The 2013 Oscars'

Oscars speculation has started already. And we're not even talking about the movies this time. Sure, the films will always be the real star of the Oscars show but the other big talking point of...

Can 'Go On' Get Matthew Perry Back To The Top?

Matthew Perry - better known as Chandler from Friends - is taking his latest stab at returning to television's A-list with a new sitcom. Matthew Perry's 'Go On' - a single-camera comedy -...

Going Nowhere! Joan Rivers Handcuffs Herself To Costco Shopping Cart

Shoppers at a Burbank outlet of Costco certainly got a surprise on Tuesday (August 7, 2012), when comedienne Joan Rivers handcuffed herself to one of the store's carts in protest of Costco's refusal...

Jimmy Fallon's Chances Of Hosting The Oscars Slipping After Dispute

Just as we were all gearing up for the likelihood of Jimmy Fallon hosting the Oscars next year, it seems we're going to have to hold our horses (or, for those of us who can't...

Jack Osbourne Calls For Nbc Boycott

Jack Osbourne has called for a boycott of NBC.The reality star has responded to the television network's claim that they didn't fire him from an upcoming TV show because of his recent diagnosis with multiple...

Olympics On Tv -- Nobody's A Winner

The Olympics are becoming a ratings bonanza internationally for the stations and networks carrying them; they are also crushing every other station and network competing with them. The irony is that because of the enormous...

Is Sharon Osbourne Really Quitting Agt ?

Sharon Osbourne is washing her hands of NBC after, she says, the network reneged on a deal to cast her son Jack on a new reality series called Stars Earn Stripes . In an interview...

Jack Osbourne's Fiancee Wants Nbc Boycott

Jack Osbourne's fiancee is demanding fans boycott U.S. network Nbc amid allegations the reality TV star was dropped from a new strength-training show following his recent multiple sclerosis diagnosis.Jack's mum Sharon Osbourne sparked the controversy...

Are Comedy Central Right To Cut Jeffrey Ross Shooting Joke?

Jeffrey Ross ' joke about the Colorado cinema massacre will be withdrawn from their upcoming Comedy Central show 'Roast of Roseanne'.It's really a case of 'Ooh, too soon?' for this comedian as he...

Sharon Osbourne Fall Out With Nbc

Sharon Osbourne has declared war on US network NBC over their treatment of her son, Jack. The matriarch has quit her post on 'America's Got Talent', claiming the network discriminated against 26-year-old Jack by axing...

Lady Gaga Dines On Oysters For Anniversary

Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney celebrated their first anniversary with a dinner of oysters and caviar.The 'Born This Way' singer and the 'Vampire Diaries' hunk went for a meal at Chicago restaurant Spiaggia on Sunday...

Nbc Bosses Respond To Sharon Osbourne's Tv Allegations

Bosses of U.S. TV network Nbc have responded to Sharon Osbourne's allegations she resigned from America's Got Talent over a dispute with company chiefs over her son Jack's multiple sclerosis diagnosis.Sharon claims she felt compelled...

Knight Rises; Box Office Declines

In the weekend competition between Olympics telecasts and the movies there was no contest, as the NBC coverage continued to rack up record ratings while the box office sank 25 percent below last year. The...

Saturday Night (Olympics) Fever

On Saturday, a night where television networks ordinarily dump their least successful entertainment shows, NBC's coverage of the Olympics not only beat its rivals' programming, it wiped their clocks. While the Olympics coverage averaged 26.08...

News Dilemma Olympics Or Killings?

NBC News was faced with a damned-if-you-do, damned-if-you-don't dilemma over the weekend after seven persons were shot to death, including the perpetrator, and three were wounded at a Sikh temple in the Milwaukee suburb of...

Jeffrey Ross Defends Aurora Shooting Joke At Roseanne Roast

The controversial comedian Jeffrey Ross has defended his decision to make a joke about the recent shootings in Aurora, Denver. Ross cracked the joke, which was a jibe at the Hollywood actor Seth Green, during...

Sharon Osbourne Quits America's Got Talent

Sharon Osbourne has quit 'America's Got Talent' because of NBC's ''discrimination'' against her son Jack.The showbiz matriarch was furious when 26-year-old Jack was axed by email from reality show 'Stars Earn Stripes', allegedly because of...

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