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Alec Baldwin Confirms '30 Rock' Will End In 2013

17th April 2012

Alec Baldwin has moved to deny speculation he is leaving '30 Rock' following a dispute with the Nbc network, but claims the show is slated to come to an end soon anyway. Baldwin made headlines...

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Titanic Abc Series Sinks With Critics And Just 4 Million Viewers

16th April 2012

Abc's new Titanic miniseries concluded on Sunday evening (April 15, 2012), though it drew just 4.2 million viewers for its final hour, with a rating of 0.9 (tied with rivals that included crime drama repeats).Though...

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Did Abc Dollars Save Casey Anthony?

16th April 2012

An investigative report on PBS's Frontline scheduled to air on Tuesday will make the case that forensic specialists brought in by the prosecution in highly publicized cases can be challenged effectively in court -- but...

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Lionel Richie Owes $1.1 Million In Unpaid Taxes

13th April 2012

"Hello, is it me you're looking for?" sang Lionel Richie in the 1980s. "Yes," says the Irs, in 2012. Lionel Richie seems to be in financial trouble and he could soon find out that 'Dancing...

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Carrie Underwood Loves Vegan Diet

11th April 2012

Country star Carrie Underwood's vegan diet is helping the singer make better choices at mealtimes.A longtime vegetarian, the Before He Cheats hitmaker gave up all dairy and animal products last year (11) after a friend...

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A Slam Dunk Ratings Victory For Cbs

11th April 2012

CBS's coverage of Kentucky's victory over Kansas in the NCAA basketball championship was watched by more than 20 million viewers, making it the highest-rated show of the week. and giving the network a slam-dunk victory...

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Nicki Minaj: 'Nipple Slip Wasn't On Purpose'

11th April 2012

Nicki Minaj has slammed reports her nipple slip on live U.S. TV last year (11) was planned to boost the rapper's profile.The star was left red-faced during an energetic performance on Good Morning America last...

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Gma Vs Today -- The Week's Results

10th April 2012

ABC's Good Morning America, with Katie Couric sitting in as co-host, pulled within 25,000 viewers of the morning leader, NBC's the Today show, on Friday, striking down previous reports that her stint on GMA was...

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Two And A Half Men Caught In A Squeeze

10th April 2012

The competition on Monday night between the two popular talent contests Dancing with the Stars on ABC and The Voice on NBC, has claimed a victim -- and its none of the contestants on either...

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Moses Is Still A Ratings Draw

9th April 2012

Perhaps it was simply a case of there not being anything else worth watching on a Saturday night -- a night that the networks have all but abandoned -- but ABC's telecast of the 1956...

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Report Gma Lost Viewers With Couric

9th April 2012

The career path of Katie Couric is beginning to resemble that of another former Today show co-host, Jane Pauley, after Pauley left the NBC morning show. Brought on as a substitute co-host for Robin Roberts,...

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Matt Lauer Is Staying On To Host 'Today'

7th April 2012

Matt Lauer, the face of Nbc's popular 'Today' programme has announced his intention to stick with the show, despite numerous rumours surrounding his position on the show. The show is one of the few real...

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Eva Longoria Says Sheridan Case Is A 'Stain' On Desperate Housewives

5th April 2012

Eva Longoria says the trial between Nicollette Sheridan and 'Desperate Housewives' creator Marc Cherry has left a ''stain'' on the show's legacy.The 37-year-old actress was shocked her former co-star's claims for battery and wrongful termination...

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Ryan Seacrest Coy On Replacing Matt Lauer

5th April 2012

Ryan Seacrest was ever the smooth operator on the Nbc's 'Today' show as he fielded potentially awkward questions from the show's host Matt Lauer about whether he would in fact be taking over the job...

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Two Shows Tie For First Place In Ratings Again

4th April 2012

For the second week in a row -- and the first time in memory -- the same two shows tied for first place in the Nielsen ratings. ABC's Dancing with the Stars and CBS's NCIS...

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Running Legend Micah True Found Dead

4th April 2012

Famed marathon runner Micah True has been found dead in a remote part of New Mexico.The athlete went missing last week (begs27Mar12) after going for a 12-mile (19.3 kilometre) jog in Gila National Forest and...

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Dolly Parton Haunted By Whitney Houston's Version Of Her Love Song

3rd April 2012

Dolly Parton thought her heart would break when she heard Whitney Houston's version of her song I Will Always Love You at the tragic R&B star's funeral.Houston recorded Parton's song for The Bodyguard soundtrack and...

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Nbc, Abc Bring Out Big Guns In Morning Battle

2nd April 2012

A knock-down, drag-out fight between the two principal morning talk shows began this morning (Monday) with Katie Couric returning to the air on ABC's Good Morning America at the same time of day that she...

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Katie Couric Set For Morning Battle With Sarah Palin

2nd April 2012

Katie Couric made a hugely welcome return to morning TV in the US today, with the former Nbc host of 'Today' pitching up for a week long guest presenting slot on Abc's Good Morning America,...

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Good Morning America Set To Overtake Today Next Week

30th March 2012

It may turn out to be the irony of ironies. For the first time in seven years, ABC's Good Morning America seems likely to overtake NBC's the Today show in the ratings next week, the...

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Madonna's Perfume Ad Too Racy For Tv

30th March 2012

Madonna's perfume commercial is too racy for TV. The 'Girls Gone Wild' singer's new 30-second black-and-white ad for her Truth or Dare scent have been deemed inappropriate for Disney-owned channel ABC with bosses ordering that...

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Madonna Ad Toned Down For Tv

30th March 2012

Bosses at U.S. TV network Abc have demanded computer experts tone down a racy new advertisement for Madonna's perfume.The 30-second commercial for Truth or Dare, which leaked online earlier this week (beg26Mar12), shows the Material...

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Katie Couric Returning To Morning Tv -- One Week Only

29th March 2012

For the first time since she stepped down from NBC's Today show six years ago, Katie Couric will return to doing what she had done from 1991 to 2006, co-hosting a morning network talk show....

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Nielsen Will Rate Ipad USAge

29th March 2012

Tens of millions of Americans have purchased Apple's iPad digital tablet, and all of the major television networks have designed free apps for it to allow users to access a limited number of their TV...

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Ncis Beats Out Talent Contests

28th March 2012

CBS's NCIS was back on top of the Nielsen ratings chart again last week, beating out such formidable competitors as ABC's Dancing with the Stars, Fox's American Idol and NBC's The Voice . Its margin...

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Dennis Rodman Drinking Problem Results In Debts Of $800,000

28th March 2012

Dennis Rodman has suffered an alarming fall from grace, it's been revealed, with the former basketball player apparently having a "drinking problem" and financial issues. The revelations came out in response to allegations made by...

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Kylie Minogue To Design Sydney's Nye Firework Display

28th March 2012

Kylie Minogue will be the brain behind Sydney's New Year's Eve firework display.As part of her 25th anniversary celebrations, the Australian-born singer has been appointed creative ambassador for the world famous event - and will...

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Abc Selects Its Late-night Star To Host Emmys

27th March 2012

The major television networks, which take turns each year presenting the Emmy awards, now appear to be selecting their late-night personalities to host them -- giving each one the opportunity for primetime exposure. On Monday...

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Dancing With The Stars' Katherine Jenkins Shimmers Her Way To No.1

27th March 2012

Katherine Jenkins has steadily impressed the judges on the Dancing With The Stars in recent weeks, but the Welsh opera singer and blonde bombshell took her performance to another level in the latest round of...

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Jimmy Kimmel Announced As 2012 Emmys Host

27th March 2012

Jimmy Kimmel has been announced as the host of this year's forthcoming Emmy Awards. The ceremony is scheduled to take place on September 23, 2012. The Los Angeles Times announced the news today (March 27,...

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