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News Corp Faces New Investigation

14th October 2011

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp now faces another investigation following allegations that the European edition of the Wall Street Journal concocted a scheme with a Dutch company to boost its circulation figures and to publish favorable...

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Ellen Degeneres Returns With Comedy 'Weitz And Wong'

14th October 2011

Ellen Degeneres is returning to Abc to produce 'Weitz and Wong', a project that will see her reteam with writer Alex Herschlag, whom she worked with on the ground breaking Disney sitcom, 'Ellen', according to...

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Hugh Jackman Celebrates Birthday At Business Launch

14th October 2011

Hugh Jackman celebrated his 43rd birthday on Wednesday (12Oct11) by partying at the launch of his fair trade coffee company in New York.The X-Men actor and his wife Deborra-Lee Furness attended the opening of Laughing...

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Another News Corp Scandal Emerges

13th October 2011

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has been forced to defend itself on a second front as the British reporter who broke the News of the World phone-hacking story has followed up with a report that News...

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Julia Roberts Returns With Indie-flick 'Fireflies'

13th October 2011

Julia Roberts' latest movie 'Fireflies in the Garden' is set to open on Friday (14.10.11), four years after filming began.The 'Eat Pray Love' actress and her husband Danny Moder, the film's cinematographer, have been working...

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Tim Allen Makes Solid Return, But Critics Hate 'Last Man Standing'

12th October 2011

Tim Allen's return to television was given the thumbs up on Tuesday night (11st October 2011), with new show 'Last Man Standing' premiering to 13 million viewers. The figures will please Abc bosses, considering heavyweight...

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Tim Allen Returns To Tv, Improves Abc's Ratings

12th October 2011

Last Man Standing , Tim Allen's new sitcom for ABC, landed on its feet Tuesday -- yet another new comedy that appears to have caught on with viewers. Two half-hour episodes airing back-to-back at 8...

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Nielsen Ratings Delayed

12th October 2011

Nielsen said on Tuesday that it will delay release of primetime ratings until later today (Wednesday). It apologized but gave no explanation. It did release ratings for the nightly news programs, once again showing NBC...

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Beyonce Baby Due February But 'Fake Bump' Story Rumbles On

12th October 2011

Beyonce has announced her and husband Jay Z's first child together is due to be born in February 2012. The R&B superstar revealed the news while appearing on Australia's Channel 7 on Sunday night (9th...

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Adele Tipped To Storm American Music Awards

12th October 2011

British singing sensation Adele is being tipped to dominate the forthcoming American Music Awards, after being nominated in four categories. The 23-year-old, who was forced to cancel her forthcoming U.S. tour due to a vocal...

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Javier Bardem To Play James Bond Baddie

11th October 2011

Spanish actor Javier Bardem has been confirmed as the villain in the new James Bond movie.The Oscar winner has ended months of speculation by confirming he has signed up to play Daniel Craig's foe in...

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Tim Allen Back On Screens In 'Last Man Standing'

11th October 2011

Tim Allen is set to return to TV screens in 'Last Man Standing'.The 58-year-old actor - whose last main appearance on the small screen saw him star in ABC show 'Home Improvement', which ran until...

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Study Says Ipad Owners Use Them To "Untether" Tv

10th October 2011

Consumers are increasingly using the iPad principally to 'untether" television, according to an ABC survey reported by MediaPost.com. ABC, with its ABC Player app, was the first television network to offer full-length, ad-supported episodes of...

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Pan Am Hits An Air Pocket

10th October 2011

Television viewers bailed out en masse from ABC's Pan Am Sunday night as the series' ratings dropped 27 percent from a week ago. Only 6.4 million viewers tuned in, making it the network's lowest-rated show...

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Playwright Michael Gow Pays Tribute To Diane Cilento

8th October 2011

Playwright Michael Gow has paid tribute to Diane Cilento following her death on Thursday (06Oct11), calling the actress "a performer to the end".The Academy Award nominee, who was previously married to Bond star Sir Sean...

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Ratings For The Chew Hard To Swallow

7th October 2011

ABC on Thursday issued a press release boasting that the first week of The Chew , the talk show that replaced All My Children , had surpassed rival talk show. ABC's The Talk, by double-digit...

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Nancy Grace Attracts Attention Of 'Fart Fetish Group'

7th October 2011

Nancy Grace, the American attorney currently starring on Dancing With The Stars, has attracted the attention of a 'fart fetish group' after she reportedly broke wind live on television. Nancy was being interviewed by host...

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Nancy Grace Breaks Wind During Embarrassing Interview

7th October 2011

Nancy Grace left viewers stunned when she farted on 'Dancing with the Stars'. The television star was speaking to host Brooke Burke after dancing on the show, when she audibly passed gas to the gasps...

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X Factor 'S Ratings Ok -- But Nothing More

6th October 2011

The X Factor neither gained nor lost ground Wednesday night, as it continued to produce solid if not outstanding ratings. The first hour at 8 00 p.m. attracted 11.2 million viewers and beat CBS's always-strong...

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Kutcher's Men Scores Another Td Against Nfl

5th October 2011

For the second week in a row, CBS's Two and a Half Men topped the Nielsen ratings list for total adults, capturing 20.53 million viewers. Among 18-49 year-old viewers, however, it placed second, edged out...

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Cassidy Sues Over Profits From The Partridge Family Merchandise

5th October 2011

Former teen idol David Cassidy is taking his battle for merchandising compensation from his days on 1970s show The Partridge Family to court.The singer/actor shot to fame as Keith Partridge on the popular Abc sitcom...

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Espn "Fires" Hank Williams Jr. Over Obama Comment

4th October 2011

ESPN on Monday yanked Hank Williams Jr.'s "Are You Ready for Football" theme from its Monday Night Football telecast after Williams earlier in the day likened President Obama to Hitler. The company issued a statement...

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Cbs News Beefing Up Foreign Coverage

4th October 2011

After reportedly laying off "dozens" of staff members last year and some 120 members of its 1,600-person staff in August of this year, CBS News is beefing up its international news coverage, the Washington Post...

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Cheryl Burke Praises Rob Kardashian For Weight Loss

4th October 2011

Cheryl Burke has heaped praise on her 'Dancing with the Stars' partner Rob Kardashian for losing weight. The beautiful dancer has been really impressed with how the reality TV star - the brother of Kim...

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Abc News Content Coming To Yahoo!

3rd October 2011

ABC News and Yahoo! are teaming up to offer original news features from the network online, beginning today (Monday) with the launch of a new series called Newsmakers . The first webcast features ABC News...

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Soap Producers Awaiting Union Nods To Cut Online Costs

3rd October 2011

Plans to relaunch the ABC soaps One Life to Live and All My Children on the Internet are moving forward, with producers Prospect Park announcing that they have signed a deal with Ron Carlivati to...

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Longoria, Fey, Dominate Rich List With $13 Million

30th September 2011

Eva Longoria and Tina Fey dominate this year's female rich list, with Forbes estimating they each earned $13 million between May 2010 and May 2011. The actresses finished joint 1st in the 'Highest Paid TV...

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Eva Longoria And Tina Fey Top Earners List With $13 Million

30th September 2011

Eva Longoria and Tina Fey topped Forbes' 'Highest Paid TV Actresses List' this year, earning $13 million each between May 2010 and May 2011. Longoria, the star of Desperate Housewives, and Fey, best known for...

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Abc Tops Among Affluent Viewers

29th September 2011

During the first week of the new season, CBS may have come out ahead in the ratings as the most-watched network among total adults and Fox as the most-watched among the key 18-49 demographic, but...

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Tv's New #1 Show Two And A Half Men

28th September 2011

When Ashton Kutcher was named to replace Charlie Sheen on Two and a Half Men , he remarked that it was like winning the lottery. It now appears that the producers of the show and...

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