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Sesame Street Confirm Bert And Earnie Are Not Gay

11th August 2011

Sesame Street bosses have responded to a petition for characters Bert & Ernie to marry - now that gay marriage is legal in New York. The petition hosted at Change.org urged the show's bosses to...

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Rebecca Black Rising Above Bullies After Leaving School

11th August 2011

Rebecca Black, the 13-year-old singer who rose to global fame after her YouTube hit 'Friday' went viral, has been driven out of her school by bullies. Rebecca, who was widely mocked for her heavily auto-tuned...

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Rebecca Black Quits School Over Friday Taunts

11th August 2011

Internet sensation Rebecca Black has quit high school after growing tired of the taunts of classmates and bullies.The singer, who became an overnight sensation when she posted a video of herself singing teenage party anthem...

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Ratings For Entertainment Shows Fall Below Newscast's

10th August 2011

For the second week in a row, television executives might have been wishing that their entertainment programs were drawing the sizable audiences that their evening newscasts were. While NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams averaged...

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Goodbye, Wisteria Lane

8th August 2011

Apparently ABC has decided to shut down Desperate Housewives after eight seasons before commentators began referring to the lead characters as spinsters. Once the top show on ABC's schedule, Housewives has seen a steady erosion...

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Goodbye, Wisteria Lane

8th August 2011

Apparently ABC has decided to shut down Desperate Housewives after eight seasons before commentators began referring to the lead characters as spinsters. Once the top show on ABC's schedule, Housewives has seen a steady erosion...

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Desperate Housewives Star Learnt Of Cancellation Via Email

8th August 2011

Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman says she learnt of the show's cancellation via an email from co-star Marcia Cross on Friday (5th August 2011). Huffman, who plays frustrated housewife Lynette, claims to have got the...

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Desperate Housewives To End In 2012

8th August 2011

'Desperate Housewives' will end in 2012.The drama series - created by Marc Cherry and starring Teri Hatcher and Eva Longoria - will come to an end next May after the "victory lap" of a final...

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Eva Longoria Confirms Desperate Housewives Is Done

8th August 2011

Actress Eva Longoria has confirmed the upcoming season of Desperate Housewives will be the last.Reports about the demise of the show started circulating online on Friday (05Aug11) and TV bosses made it official at a...

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Nicki Minaj Wardrobe Malfunction: Abc Apologises

6th August 2011

Nicki Minaj shocked early morning audiences in America earlier this week, when her nipples were accidently exposed during a live performance of Super Bass on Good Morning America's Summer Concert Series in New York's Central...

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Desperate Housewives To End In 2012 - Report

5th August 2011

Desperate Housewives is to end after its upcoming eighth season, according to U.S. reports.The official announcement is expected to be made by Abc Tv bosses on Sunday (07Aug11) when they meet with members of the...

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Tv Producers Blasted By Parents Watchdog For Nicki Minaj Incident

5th August 2011

Good Morning America producers have come under fire from a parents watchdog group after failing to prevent the broadcast of Nicki Minaj's wardrobe malfunction during the rapper's live performance on Friday (05Aug11).The Moment 4 Life...

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Roseanne Barr Ponders Presidency And Dancing With The Stars

5th August 2011

Roseanne Barr, the American actress, writer and comedienne, has announced she intends to run for the Presidency of the United States of America. The Emmy Award winner, whose self-titled Abc sitcom lasted for nine seasons,...

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Gellar Returns To All My Children

4th August 2011

Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar will return to her TV roots for a guest appearance on All My Children before the popular U.S. soap ends in September (11).In a cost-cutting move, Abc Tv bosses axed the...

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News Beats Entertainment In Ratings

3rd August 2011

More TV viewers were watching reports about the budget crisis last week than most entertainment programs. NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams averaged 7.9 million viewers for the week. That would have put it at...

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60 Minutes Dominates On Sunday

1st August 2011

According to conventional wisdom, TV shows that air at 8 00 p.m. are expected to perform poorly in the summer time because of the longer daily hours. But that theory flies in the face of...

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Nick Lachey Keeps Paparazzi Away With Wedding Fireworks

31st July 2011

Nick Lachey, the former husband of Jessica Simpson and ex-98 Degrees star, wedded his new beau Vanessa Minnillo on a private Island owned by Richard Branson earlier this month. Footage of the wedding was released...

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Lady Gaga Reveals 'Christina Aguilera' Look In Los Angeles

29th July 2011

Lady Gaga was spotted leaving the Chateau Marmont in Hollywood on Thursday (28th July 2011), looking remarkably similar to another diva of the stage. The singer donned a revealing black dress with fake eyelashes, deep...

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Fox First Among Young Viewers, Last Among Total Viewers

27th July 2011

Fox's highest-rated show among total adults last week was the Wednesday edition of So You Think You Can Dance , which came in at No. 23 in the overall weekly ratings. Nevertheless, among the key...

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Hulu Introduces New Restrictions

27th July 2011

Viewers who have cut the cord to traditional cable and satellite services hoping to watch most of their favorite shows on the video website Hulu the next day will be out of luck starting August...

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Abc News Won't Pay For Interviews From Now On

26th July 2011

ABC has decided to get out of the business of checkbook journalism. In his column for TheDailyBeast.com, media writer Howard Kurtz reported that, without fanfare, ABC President Ben Sherwood "has effectively taken ABC out of...

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Delay Expected In Soaps' Transition To The Web

26th July 2011

Can the shows that brought joy and happiness to millions of daytime television viewers for generations find love and acceptance on the Internet? Tune in next January to find out. According to the New York...

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Wagner Drops Out Of Charlie's Angels

22nd July 2011

TV veteran Robert Wagner has dropped out of the new Charlie's Angels Tv series due to a scheduling conflict.The Hart to Hart star had taken over from John Forsythe as the voice of Charlie in...

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Paris Hilton Walks Out Of Interview

20th July 2011

Paris Hilton walked out of an interview after it was suggested her "moment" could have "passed". The socialite stopped an interview with ABC News in the US after being asked if poor ratings for her...

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Sofia Vergara Reveals Secret To 'Looking Great'

20th July 2011

Sofia Vergara, the Columbian actress best known for her role on hit Abc sitcom 'Modern Family', has revealed her secret to "looking great". Vergara has been featured in People Magazine's 'Most Beautiful' issue and almost...

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Cbs, Fox Share Ratings Honors

20th July 2011

CBS didn't have to do much more than air reruns and Big Brother to capture the most viewers last week, although Fox won the week among viewers 18-49, thanks largely to its coverage of Major...

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Sawyer Closing In On Williams

13th July 2011

An excerpt from Diane Sawyer's interview with Jaycee Dugard that was included in last Thursday night's World News with Diane Sawyer not only gave the ABC newscast a rare win for the night over NBC...

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Dugard Interview A Huge Coup For Abc

12th July 2011

Diane Sawyer's interview with Jaycee Dugard on a two-hour special edition of Primetime Sunday night, which averaged 14.8 million viewers, has turned out to be the most-watched summer newsmagazine telecast since June 20, 2004, Mediaweek...

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Motown Songwriter/producer Alphonso Mizell Dies

12th July 2011

Motown songwriter and producer Alphonso Mizell has died at the age of 68.The star, nicknamed Fonce, passed away on Monday (11Jul11). The cause of death has yet to be determined. Mizell rose to fame as...

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Mark Cherry Wants Nicollette Sheridan's Lawsuit Changed

11th July 2011

Mark Cherry wants part of the lawsuit Nicollette Sheridan brought against him dropped.The 47-year-old actress is suing the 'Desperate Housewives' creator for wrongful termination, breach of contract and battery after she was told in February...

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