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All My Children Airs Final Episode

24th September 2011

After over 40 years on US TV, the much lauded series ‘All My Children’ came to an end last night on Abc, leaving only ‘General Hospital’ and ‘One Life To Live’ as the broadcaster’s only...

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Kim Delaney Hauled Off Stage After Slurred Speech

23rd September 2011

Kim Delaney, the American actress currently starring in Lifetime drama series 'Army Wives', had to be escorted offstage during her speech at an event in Philadelphia on Thursday (22nd September 2011), reports Tmz.com.Delaney was speaking...

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Courteney Cox Developing 'The New Friends' With Husband

23rd September 2011

Courteney Cox, the American actress who rose to fame playing the ultra-obsessive Monica Gellar on Friends, is developing a new sitcom already being described as "one of pilot season's hottest properties", according to TVLine.com.Cox and...

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Katie Holmes Is 'How I Met Your Mother' Pumpkin

23rd September 2011

Katie Holmes has been cast for the role of the promiscuous pumpkin on the Halloween special of 'How I Met Your Mother'.The 'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark' actress - whose last TV role was...

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Rivals Gang Up On Monday Night Football

21st September 2011

Monday Night Football on ESPN was thrown for a loss this week as broadcast rivals Two and a Half Men on CBS and Dancing with the Stars on ABC combined with Comedy Central's Charlie Sheen...

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Ratings For Emmys Dip Again

21st September 2011

Television's annual Emmy awards, once one of the medium's highest-rated annual events, landed in seventh place on the Nielsen ratings list for last week, outranked by NBC's Sunday-night football telecast, which aired opposite it, a...

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Minka Kelly 'Sexually Harrased' By Sacked Crew Member

21st September 2011

A crew member on the new Charlie's Angels television set has been fired for sexually harassing the show's main star Minka Kelly, according to U.S Star Magazine. The incident is believed to taken place on...

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Ron Artest 'Metta World Peace' Given The Dancing Boot

21st September 2011

Metta World Peace has been given the boot from 'Dancing with the Stars'. The basketball player - who recently changed his name from Ron Artest - became the first contestant of this series to be...

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Metta World Peace Leaves Dwts

21st September 2011

Metta World Peace has been voted off 'Dancing with the Stars'.The basketball player - who was formerly known as Ron Artest - and partner Peta Mergatroyd departed the celebrity ballroom contest last night (20.09.11) after...

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Two And A Half Men Garners Year's Biggest Audience

20th September 2011

The season premiere of CBS's Two and a Half Men , in which Ashton Kutcher made his debut and Charlie Sheen's character was killed off, attracted nearly 28 million viewers Monday night -- the biggest...

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Brooke Burke Becomes 'Brooke Charvet' After Name Change

20th September 2011

Brooke Burke, the American television personality and Abc show host, is taking her husband's name and will now be known as Brooke Charvet. Brooke debuted her new name on last night's episode of Dancing With...

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Chaz Bono To Get Security On Dwts

19th September 2011

Chaz Bono will have security protection on 'Dancing With the Stars'.Executives at the ABC network are worried people could target Chaz – who was born a woman but began gender reassignment surgery around three years...

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Sarah Hyland Apologises To 'Strange' Lea Michele

19th September 2011

Sarah Hyland, the American actress whose hit comedy 'Modern Family' scooped five awards during Sunday evening's Emmy's, has apologised for branding Lea Michele's red carpet routine "very strange". Hyland made the comments while appearing on...

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Symone's Tv Show Axed After Just One Season

19th September 2011

Former child star Raven-symone's TV show State Of Georgia has been axed after just one season on air.The Cosby Show castmember played the lead in the Abc comedy drama about an aspiring actress who leaves...

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Reba Mcentire Making Tv Return

15th September 2011

Country music star Reba Mcentire is heading back to the small screen after signing up to front a new sitcom.The veteran star previously appeared in her own show, Reba, which ended in 2007 after six...

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Abc Scooped By Nbc On Jackie Kennedy Book

14th September 2011

Walt Disney Co. executives were said to be "furious" that excerpts from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis's book and audio recordings about her life with John F. Kennedy were broadcast on NBC Friday night, four days before...

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Nbc Kicks One Through The Goalposts

14th September 2011

The arrival of NFL football dominated primetime network ratings for last week and gave NBC a rare -- and emphatic -- victory in both the total number of adults as well as adults 18-49. The...

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Jim Belushi To Star In New Sitcom

14th September 2011

Jim Belushi has sold his new sitcom pilot to TV network Abc.According to ew.com, the star of K-9 is involved in a new comedy "where a co-dependent father and his teenage daughter's relationship is turned...

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Bradley Cooper And Jennifer Lopez On Romantic Date

12th September 2011

Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lopez had a two-hour dinner date on Saturday night in exclusive New York restaurant Per Se (10.11.2011)The fashionable restaurant which charges $295 per-person is a hugely popular place to dine, speaking...

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Garner Producing New Tv Comedy About Geeks

10th September 2011

Actress Jennifer Garner is bringing hit non-fiction book The Geeks Shall Inherit The Earth to the small screen.The pregnant Alias star's new show will follow several quirky students through high school and demonstrate how distinct...

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Ratings Show America's Ready For Football

9th September 2011

The football season was ushered in with a roar Thursday night as a special edition of NBC's Sunday Night Football, featuring the Green Bay Packers against the New Orleans Saints drew 24.5 million viewers (peaking...

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson Wasn't Worried About Coming Out

9th September 2011

'Modern Family' star Jesse Tyler Ferguson wasn't scared to come out as gay man.The actor - who plays homosexual character Mitchell Pritchett in the comedy TV series - was determined not to hide his sexuality...

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Univision A Big Ratings Winner

8th September 2011

Nielsen's top ten ratings list was turned on its ear this week as Univision's telenovela (limited-run soap opera) Fuerza del Destino captured three of the positions among the key demographic group of adults 18-49, making...

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Cooper And Couric To Be Just Regular Folks In Daytimg

7th September 2011

ABC plans to challenge Judge Judy (Sheindlin's) dominance in daytime TV with a newer, softer, Katie Couric, the Wall Street Journal observed today (Wednesday). "The plan is to pitch Ms. Couric as "the girlfriend next...

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A "New" Katie Couric Debuts On Abc

7th September 2011

Katie Couric made her debut as an ABC personality on Tuesday night with a B-list celebrity interview with Sarah Jessica Parker, who is promoting her upcoming film I Don't Know How She Does It ....

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Parker Planning A Long Getaway To Avoid Mean Tabloids And Paparazzi

7th September 2011

Sarah Jessica Parker is planning a long family break far away from her native New York and Hollywood, so she can fulfil her travelling dreams.The Sex and the City star admits she's growing tired of...

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Parker Jealous Of Other Mums When She's Working

6th September 2011

Sarah Jessica Parker is jealous of mums who get to drop their kids off at school every day - because there are times she has to start work early and cannot be there for her...

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Carol Burnett Returns To All My Children

6th September 2011

Carol Burnett is set to make her 'All My Children' return today (06.09.11).The 78-year-old actress - who has made guest appearances in 'Glee' and 'Law and Order' - will reprise her role as Verla Grubbs,...

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Lucci Blames Abc Exec For Demise Of Amc

6th September 2011

Three weeks before All My Children is scheduled to end its 41-year run on ABC, the show's longtime star, Susan Lucci, has hurled a broadside against ABC daytime chief Brian Frons. As reported in today's...

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Susan Lucci Slams Frons Over All My Children Cancellation

5th September 2011

Veteran actress Susan Lucci has taken aim at Abc chief Brian Frons in her new autobiography for axing U.S. soap opera All My Children.TV bosses announced earlier this year (11) that the longrunning beloved show...

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