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Ann Curry Thanks Twitter Fans For Their Support

Ann Curry, the American journalist who has been announced as Meredith Vieira's successor on the 'Today Show', has thanked Twitter followers for their messages of congratulations. Ann Curry, who will join Matt Lauer on the...

Meredith Vieira To Be Succeeded By Ann Curry

Meredith Vieira, the long-time 'Today Show' host, will leave the programme in June 2011. Meredith Vieira, who will take an unspecified new role at the network, will be succeeded by news anchor Ann Curry.The shake-up...

Drake Makes Huge Fee For Party Appearance

Drake made $250,000 performing at a private party after organisers turned down Kanye West's $1 million demand.The 24-year-old rapper - who collected the huge fee for appearing at a New York bar mitzvah - was...

Nbc Getting $200 Million For Program Development

Steve Burke, the new president of NBC Universal, will be pumping $200 million of mostly Comcast money into programming development for the broadcast network in hopes of making it competitive again. As reported by today's...

Bin Laden Killing Announcement Draws Obama's Biggest Ratings

President Obama drew his biggest audience ever Sunday night when 56.5 million viewers tuned in to watch his announcement that a U.S. Navy SEAL team had killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. The figure was...

Abc Becomes No. 1-Rated Network

Three installments of Dancing with the Stars helped put ABC on top of the Nielsen ratings for the first time this season (excluding the week of the Oscars). Three other ABC shows landed in the...

Ryan Seacrest Creating New Music Show For Nbc

'American Idol' host Ryan Seacrest is in talks to create a rival music show with NBC.The network has revealed that the TV presenter wants to create a new talent contest with his production company Ryan...

Ryan Seacrest Creating Nbc Music Show

'American Idol' host Ryan Seacrest is in talks to create a rival music show with NBC.The network has revealed that the TV presenter wants to create a new talent contest with his production company Ryan...

Stevie Nicks Suffering From Pneumonia

Stevie Nicks, the American singer-songwriter and former Fleetwood Mac star, is suffering from pneumonia and the fly. Stevie Nicks has been forced to cancel numerous upcoming appearances having been advised to stay in bed and...

Royal Wedding Attended By 23 Million In U.s.

Despite being broadcast at the ungodly hour of 3 00 a.m. on the West Coast and 6 00 a.m. on the East Coast, the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton was watched by...

Trump Gets Dumped

Clearly Donald Trump has seen better weekends. Skewered mercilessly by President Obama and Saturday Night Live comic Seth Meyers at the White House Correspondents Dinner on Saturday, Trump saw the final minutes of his Celebrity...

Twitter Scoops Tv On Bin Laden Death

On Sunday, a day when broadcast and cable news operations are notoriously lean and insufficient, it was Twitter that initially spread the word that Osama bin Laden had been killed during a 40-minute military operation...

Steve Carell's Replacement Rumours Intensify

Steve Carell, the American actor and comedian, has officially left Nbc's hit show 'The Office' having played the hapless manager 'Michael Scott' for seven seasons, reports the Press Association. Steve Carell's character departed during a...

Comcast Now Offers Vod From All Networks

Throw away the TV guide. If you're a Comcast subscriber, you'll be able to watch many network television shows any time you wish. Comcast said on Wednesday that it has become the first cable-TV provider...

Idol , Dancing Tie For First Place

For the first time in memory, two shows have tied for first place in the weekly Nielsen ratings. Each show, Fox's American Idol and ABC's Dancing with the Stars , ended up with identical 12.7...

Couric's Departure Goes Unreported By Cbs

Viewers of the CBS Evening News Tuesday night would not have learned that Katie Couric will be stepping down as anchor of the nightly newscast at the end of next month. They would have heard...

Katie Couric Leaves Cbs 'Evening News'

Katie Couric has resigned from her news anchor role at CBS 'Evening News'.The 54-year-old journalist - who has reportedly been approached by rival networks ABC, CNN and NBC - revealed she stepped down from the...

Carson Daly Defends Nbc's The Voice

Carson Daly has defended Nbc's new reality singing competition 'The Voice', insisting that it is not an American Idol copycat, reports the New York Daily News. Carson Daly hosts the new show, which made a...

Paul Reiser: 'Sitcom Failed Due To Lack Of Promo'

Comedian Paul Reiser has blamed TV bosses for failing to promote his recently axed sitcom and airing it in the same time slot as American Idol.Executives at U.S. TV network Nbc cancelled Reiser's self-titled show...

Katie Couric Departs Cbs

Katie Couric has stepped down from her news anchor role.The 54-year-old American journalist has announced her departure from CBS 'Evening News' after months of speculation about whether she would stay with the US network.She said:...

De Niro Calls Trump's Political Bid 'Crazy'

Robert De Niro has waded into the debate over Donald Trump's political ambitions, launching a thinly-veiled attack on the businessman's "crazy" aim to run for office.Trump is seriously contemplating challenging current U.S. leader Barack Obama...

Hulu Blocks Access Via Rim's Playbook Tablet

Hulu, whose owners include the parent companies of NBC, ABC, and Fox, has blocked content from its side on Research In Motion's new tablet device, the PlayBook. Research in Motion, which makes the popular BlackBerry...

The Voice Promo To Delay Tonight And Snl

Hoping to give its new singing competition series The Voice an unusual promotional treatment, NBC is planning to delay the start of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno some 12 minutes tonight (Thursday) for a...

Nielsen Ratings Same Old, Same Old

Except for the absence of the NCAA basketball finals, the titles of the top-ten finishers on the Nielsen ratings list were pretty much a carbon copy of those a week ago, although the number of...

Nbc Ices New Deal With Nhl

In a deal that suggests that NBC Sports and Olympics chief Dick Ebersol is still firmly in the driver's seat, the network has agreed to pay the National Hockey League $2 billion for rights to...

Report Ebersol And Comcast Clash Over Olympics

NBC Sports and Olympics chief Dick Ebersol is locking horns with Comcast, NBC's new owners, over the network's bid for the 2014 and 2016 Olympics, the New York Post reported today (Tuesday). The newspaper quoted...

Conan O'brien's Beard To Be Shaved By Ferrell

Conan O Brien 's famous beard is under threat after the comedian and actor Will Ferrell threatened to shave it off when he next appears on the host's talk show. Conan O Brien welcomes the...

Conan O'brien Calls Sheen A Genius

Conan O Brien - The American television host Conan O Brien has called the troubled actor Charlie Sheen "a genius", reports the New York Daily News. The talk show favourite discussed Sheen's recent bizarre behaviour...

Trump Closing In On A Presidential Run

Donald Trump may use the season finale of Celebrity Apprentice on May 22 to promote his presidential ambitions and is considering how to do so without running afoul of the FCC's Equal Time rule. In...

Couric Stays Mum About Future Plans

A seemingly awkward moment occurred on the syndicated The View Tuesday, when Barbara Walters, apparently referring to persistent reports that Katie Couric will be leaving as anchor of the CBS Evening News to host a...

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