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Potter Oscar Snub Confounds Industry

25th January 2012

The omission of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 2 from the list of nominees for best picture was the subject of numerous blogs and newspaper commentaries on Tuesday -- not to mention...

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Abc Offers Free App For Watching Oscars

25th January 2012

Working with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, ABC has updated the free iPhone/iPad/iPodTouch "Oscars" app it introduced last year that will allow viewers to access any of six cameras set up at...

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Er Star James Farentino Dies Aged 73

25th January 2012

James Farentino, the veteran television actor best known for playing George Clooney's estranged on-screen father on ER, has died aged 73. A family spokesman told the Los Angeles that James passed away on Tuesday (24...

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Charlie Sheen On 'Men': They Forgot How To Write Jokes

25th January 2012

Charlie Sheen is back on television soon, and the formerly disgraced star is not going to let us forget it in the run up to his new sitcom 'Anger Management.' Though he was being interviewed...

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Tim Gunn Hasn't Had Sex For Almost Three Decades

25th January 2012

Tim Gunn, the star of Project Runway, has revealed that he hasn't had sex in 29 years. The revelation came as he chatted on the Abc talk show The Revolution. When asked if he felt...

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Beauty & The Beast Set For Tv Revival

25th January 2012

Bosses at America's Abc network are set to breathe new life into classic fairytale Beauty And The Beast for a new TV pilot.Executives have ordered a first episode based on the tale of the princess...

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Fox's New Alcatraz Remains Strong In Week 2

24th January 2012

CBS, the usual Monday-night ratings champ, remained in re-run mode this week, allowing Fox to capture the night among adults 18-49. CBS, however, continued to hold sway among total adults. While it lost about a...

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Tracy Morgan On Hospitalization, "Superman Ran Into Kryptonite"

23rd January 2012

Tracy Morgan has laughed off his hospitalization at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah and confirmed he would be returning to work shooting 30 Rock on Tuesday (24 January 2012). The comedian - who was...

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Tracy Morgan Rushed To Hospital After Collapsing At Sundance

23rd January 2012

Comedian Tracy Morgan remains in a Utah hospital after collapsing at the Sundance Film Festival, according to Abc News. The 30 Rock star had been attending an awards ceremony when he was taken to the...

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Gingrich Fights Back Against Ex-wife, Cnn

20th January 2012

Despite expectations that she might firebomb Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign, his second wife Marianne had little to reveal during her interview with ABC's Brian Ross on Nightline Thursday night. Her most sensational revelation was that...

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Abc To Air Interview With Gingrich's Ex-wife

19th January 2012

Once again raising the question of how far a news organization should go in revealing the personal foibles of a presidential candidate, ABC is planning to broadcast an interview with one of the ex-wives of...

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Afc Playoff Helps Cbs Trounce Rivals

19th January 2012

Last week, CBS not only was the No.1-rated television network among total adults and adults 18-49, it also had the most-watched show of the week. Indeed, the network that has been beaten by NFL football...

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Chris Brown Denies Reigniting Romance With Rihanna

19th January 2012

Three years after R&B star Chris Brown assaulted his girlfriend Rihanna, speculation suggests the pair have been "hooking up" for the past year. A source told US Weekly the pair "meet up very casually" claiming...

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Lady Gaga Up For Glaad Award

19th January 2012

Lady Gaga has been nominated for a Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Award. The 25-year-old singer will do battle with 'The Voice' contestant Beverly McClellan, Girl in a Coma, Hunx and His...

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Katherine Heigl Wants Grey's Anatomy Return

19th January 2012

Katherine Heigl wants to return to 'Grey's Anatomy'. Although the 'One For The Money' star left the ABC show in a storm of controversy in 2010 after criticising her character Izzie Stevens, the actress admitted...

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Golden Globes Success For Little-known Tv Shows

16th January 2012

A slew of cable-television shows in their first season on the air swept the board at the Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (15 January 2012). Only Abc's huge show 'Modern Family' retained...

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Golden Globes Reward New Generation Of Tv Shows

16th January 2012

If last night's Golden Globe Awards proved anything about U.S. television, it's that change is happening and it's not necessarily good news for the networks. A whole spate of new cable channel shows picked up...

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Madonna Has Never Cooked A Meal

14th January 2012

Madonna has never cooked a meal herself because she has employees to look after kitchen duties for her.The Material Girl admits she lacks culinary skills and even her teenage daughter, Lourdes, is a better chef...

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Report Pbs Developing Special About U.k. Hacking Scandal

12th January 2012

PBS's Frontline is preparing a special about the telephone hacking scandal that has embroiled -- and continues to dog -- News Corp, Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera has disclosed in a Facebook post. Rivera said...

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Eva Longoria Wants To Steal Desperate Housewives Memorabilia

12th January 2012

Eva Longoria is prepared to break a ban on Desperate Housewives stars taking souvenirs from the set when the series wraps later this year (12), as she wants a memento from her time on the...

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Reports Scotus Likely To Uphold Fcc Indecency Rules

11th January 2012

Weighing the comments from Supreme Court justices who heard arguments about the FCC's indecency rules on Tuesday, many journalists concluded that the majority of justices appeared to agree with the government's position that such rules...

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Bcs Game On Espn Tops Everything Else On Tv

11th January 2012

Demonstrating yet again that a program televised on cable can rack up ratings that are every bit as dominating as anything offered by a broadcast network, ESPN's coverage of the Alabama/LSU BCS national championship on...

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Dish To Offer Any Show At Any Time

9th January 2012

Satellite operator DISH Network is expected to unveil a new DVR at the CES convention in Las Vegas today (Monday) that will automatically record every primetime show on the four major television networks and hold...

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Grey's Anatomy Returns, Tops Primetime On Thursday

6th January 2012

The return of an all-new episode of ABC's Grey's Anatomy after the show's nearly two-month absence attracted more than 12 million viewers on Thursday and was the highest-rated show of the night, according to overnight...

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Kim Kardashian To Star In Sitcom

5th January 2012

Kim Kardashian is to appear in a sitcom.The 31-year-old socialite will make a cameo as herself in ABC series 'Last Man Standing', which stars Tim Allen, according to GossipCop.com.In the episode, Tim's character Mike Baxter's...

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Gary Busey The Star Attraction In Perculiar Wife Swap

4th January 2012

As expected, American actor Gary Busey stole the show on Tuesday night's (January 3, 2012) premiere of Celebrity Wife Swap, wholeheartedly baffling his temporary wife Gayle Haggard with a series of cartoon voices and spurious...

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Russell Brand Stands To Make Millions From Divorce

3rd January 2012

Russell Brand could become millions richer following his impending divorce from singer Katy Perry, thanks to a Californian law and the couple's alleged decision to steer clear of a prenuptial agreement. The couple tied the...

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Huge Ratings For Abc's New Year's Eve Shows

2nd January 2012

You'd have to go back to December 31, 1999, the eve of the millennium, to find a New Year's Rockin' Eve show that attracted more viewers than Saturday's on ABC. The 11 35-12 32 segment...

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Scientists Solve The Mystery Of The Birds

30th December 2011

Scientists are confident they've solved a 50-year-old mystery that inspired director Alfred Hitchcock's movie The Birds.Following years of research into birds attacking humans and losing their bearings mid-flight, the boffins have ruled the creatures ate...

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So What Did Xmas Shoppers Watch On Their New Tv's?

29th December 2011

The week before Christmas featured nearly as many reruns on primetime TV as a typical week in midsummer -- with commensurate low ratings. There were a few exceptions. A repeat of CBS's NCIS drew 12.4...

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