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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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Pittsburg Steelers Star Arrested For Drink Driving

10th July 2011

Hines Ward, the longest-tenured current player on the Pittsburg Steelers, was arrested and booked into the DeKalb County jail in suburban Atlanta at 3:41 a.m. and charged with driving under the influence. He was later...

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Elizabeth Smart 'Kidnap Victim' Becomes Abc Star

7th July 2011

Elizabeth Smart, the 23-year-old woman from Salt Lake City who was abducted in 2002, has agreed to join Abc as a contributor, the network announced on Thursday (7th June 2011). Smart, who was held for...

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Struggling Nbc Wins Another Week

7th July 2011

NBC executives may have been wishing that the network's summer ratings might hold over through the regular season in the fall, as it led among 18-49-year-olds last week, thanks to the season finale of The...

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Cancelled Iconic Soap Operas Find Home On Internet

7th July 2011

Recently cancelled U.S. soap operas All My Children and One Life To Live have found a new home online - a media company is set to bring both shows to the Internet.Abc Tv bosses cut...

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James Spader Signs On To Join 'The Office'

6th July 2011

James Spader has officially joined the cast of 'The Office: An American Workplace', replacing the outgoing Steve Carell, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Spader appeared in the seventh season finale of the show as one...

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Indoor Fireworks A Hit On 4th Of July

5th July 2011

Perhaps it's a sign of the growing number of big-screen HDTV sets that have been installed in households throughout the country, but Macy's annual 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular on NBC drew its biggest audience...

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The Voice Goes Out Shouting

29th June 2011

The final performance show of the season of NBC's The Voice averaged 12.55 million viewers Tuesday night. The two-hour telecast was also the No. 1 show among adults 18-49. Earlier in the evening, a one-hour...

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Nbc Owns Half Of Top-ten Rated Shows

29th June 2011

Time was when NBC's Thursday lineup alone would provide five contenders or more for Nielsen's list of the top ten television shows of the week. These days, however, it is extraordinary when any five NBC...

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Charlie Sheen On Steroids During 'Major League'

29th June 2011

Charlie Sheen, the controversial American actor, has revealed he was taking steroids during the filming of his classic 1989 baseball movie 'Major League'. Charlie Sheen famously played 'Ricky 'Wild Thing Vaughn' in the satirical comedy...

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Raven Symone Returns To Tv In State Of Georgia

29th June 2011

Raven-Symone has made a TV comeback in 'State of Georgia'.The 'Dr. Dolittle' actress - who previously starred in 'The Cosby Show' and 'Hangin' With Mr. Cooper' - has returned to screens in the 30-minute ABC...

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Cars 2 Drives Overall Box Office To Victory

28th June 2011

With the top two films raking in far more than even the most optimistic forecasters had envisaged, the box office resumed its summer march forward, erasing a little more of the shortfall from 2010. After...

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Ratings For The Bachelorette Hit Season High

28th June 2011

On a night that saw reruns filling most of the schedules of its rivals, ABC came out on top Monday with an all-new two-hour edition of The Bachelorette averaging 8.04 million viewers, its best showing...

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Survivor 'S Jeff Probst To Host New Talk Show

28th June 2011

CTD, the syndication arm of CBS, which had been preparing to announce a new daytime talk show with Katie Couric until Couric jumped to ABC, has a new host for the show that Couric shunned...

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Nbc Few Viewers But Still No. 1

27th June 2011

Its ratings -- an average of only 4.75 million total viewers -- were nothing to cheer about except for the fact that with a 1.4 rating and a 4 share among 18-49-year-olds they gave NBC...

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Peter Falk Dead At 83

24th June 2011

Columbo star Peter Falk has died at the age of 83.The beloved actor passed away peacefully at his Los Angeles home on Thursday (23Jun11). Falk was born in New York in 1927 and enjoyed a...

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Obama's Speech On Afghanistan Not A Big Draw -- For Him

24th June 2011

President Obama's 15-minute address to the nation on Afghanistan Wednesday night was watched by 25 million viewers on nine networks, Nielsen Research reported on Thursday. It was the smallest audience for any Obama address during...

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Peter Falk Dead At 83

24th June 2011

Columbo star Peter Falk has died at the age of 83.The beloved actor passed away peacefully at his Los Angeles home on Thursday (23Jun11). Falk was born in New York in 1927 and enjoyed a...

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Justin Bieber Reacts To Macys 'Attack'

24th June 2011

Justin Bieber, the 17-year-old Canadian pop sensation, has taken to his Twitter page to describe yesterday's events in New York as "wild". Justin Bieber was tackled to the ground by an undercover police officer while...

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Smith Estate Loses Latest Round In Marchall Family Cash Battle

23rd June 2011

Anna Nicole Smith's estate has been dealt a bitter blow in its bid to land a large slice late oil tycoon J. Howard Marshall's fortune - a Supreme Court Chief Justice in Washington, D.C, has...

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Is Hulu A Takeover Target?

22nd June 2011

Hulu, the video site owned by the corporate parents of ABC, NBC, and Fox-TV as well as Providence Equity, may be the target of a possible takeover attempt by Yahoo!, published reports, led by the...

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Peacock Roosts Atop Ratings Again

22nd June 2011

In her TV column in today's (Wednesday) Washington Post , Lisa de Moraes writes, "Once upon a time, when NBC did not win a week, it was big news. Now, NBC's winning a week is...

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Suspects Charged Over Bananas In Pyjamas Theft

22nd June 2011

Two suspects have been charged over the alleged theft of the iconic costumes from hit kids' TV show Bananas In Pyjamas.The famous banana outfits, named B1 and B2, were stolen from the Adelaide headquarters of...

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Jon Hamm And Mad Men Dominate Critics Choice Awards

21st June 2011

Jon Hamm, the American actor best known for playing the suave advertising executive Don Draper in 'Mad Men', scooped the award for 'Best Actor in a Drama' at Monday's Critics Choice Television Awards. Hamm's co-stars...

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Eulogies For Dying Soaps At Daytime Emmys

20th June 2011

Sunday night's presentation of the Daytime Emmy awards was more like a funeral for soap operas than a celebration of top talent. The ABC soaps All My Children and One Life to Live were up...

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David Blaine Plans Tv Magic Special For May, 2012

19th June 2011

Master illusionist David Blaine is plotting a magical new TV special for 2012 he hopes to turn into a global event.The stunt magician, who has wowed fans around the world with his televised feats of...

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