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Dancing And Idol Draw Huge Ratings

25th May 2011

Television's two powerhouse talent shows, ABC's Dancing with the Stars and Fox's American Idol, continued to dominate the ratings last week as they headed into the final stretch. With an extra performance show on Tuesday...

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Parents Group Angered By Spears & Rihanna's S&m Performance

25th May 2011

Angry activists at a TV parents group have branded Britney Spears and Rihanna's risque performance at the Billboard Music Awards a "profanity-laced sex show".The two pop stars teamed up to duet on Rihanna's track S&M...

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Brad Womack's Fiance Hands Back Engagement Ring

24th May 2011

Brad Womack, the American reality television star, has reportedly split from his fiance Emily Maynard, according to U.S. Weekly Magazine. Brad Womack proposed to Maynard during the season finale of 'The Bachelor' in November 2011,...

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Bachelorette Steps On Dancing 'S Toes

24th May 2011

In an apparent effort to provide a big lead-in for the season premiere of The Bachelorette , ABC compressed Dancing with the Stars final "performance" episode to one hour Monday night. (A two-hour season finale,...

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Jeff Conaway 'Not Doing Well' Says Dr Drew

23rd May 2011

Jeff Conaway, the American actor who was found unconscious at his home on 11th May 2011, is "not doing well" in hospital, according to the Celebrity Rehab host Dr Drew Pinsky. Jeff Conaway slipped into...

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Peter Fonda Launches Expletive Barack Obama Tirade

20th May 2011

Peter Fonda, the American actor and star of the classic 1969 road movie 'Easy Rider', has launched an expletive attack on the US President Barack Obama over his handling of the Gulf oil spill. Peter...

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Idol, Dancing Dominate Ratings

18th May 2011

As Fox's American Idol and ABC's Dancing with the Stars neared the final stretch, ratings for both shows continued to dominate the Nielsen ratings list last week. Some 23.05 million viewers watched the Wednesday performance...

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Griffiths Returning Down Under

18th May 2011

Brothers & Sisters star Rachel Griffiths is heading back to her native Australia after the U.S. TV show was axed.The family drama was scrapped by bosses at America's Abc network earlier this month (May11) due...

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Tim Allen Returning To Televison In 'Last Man Standing'

17th May 2011

Tim Allen, the American actor and comedian, is returning to US television in the new sitcom 'Last Man Standing'. Tim Allen's new show has been picked up by Abc and will be included on the...

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Nba Game Sets Ratings Record

17th May 2011

TNT's telecast of Game 1 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals between the Miami Heat and the Chicago Bulls drew 11.1 million viewers, making it the most-watched basketball game on cable television in history. It...

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Fox Adds X Factor And Spielberg's Dinosaurs

16th May 2011

Fox was the second network to unveil its schedule, featuring what appeared to be a strong lineup that not only includes Simon Cowell's X Factor but also Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park- type drama, Terra Nova,...

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Ginnifer Goodwin Desperate To Get Snow White On Tv

12th May 2011

Walk The Line star Ginnifer Goodwin is begging TV executives at Abc to pick up the pilot for her new Snow White drama - because she thinks it's riveting television.The actress signed on for the...

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Ratings Everybody's A Winner (Or So They Say)

11th May 2011

Assessing their ratings results for last week, each of the major broadcast networks had something to brag about. For the first full week of the May sweeps. CBS could declare that it attracted more adult...

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Daytime Emmy Award Nominations For Axed Soap Operas

11th May 2011

Nominations for this year's Daytime Emmy Awards have been announced, with two recently axed soap operas getting nods in a number of categories. 'All My Children', 'One Life to Live' and 'General Hospital' all have...

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Cancelled Soaps Land Top Daytime Emmy Nominations

11th May 2011

Axed U.S. soaps All My Children and One Life To Live are set to go out with a bang after scoring a combined total of 25 nominations for the 2011 Daytime Emmy Awards.Earlier this year...

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Cancelled Soaps Land Top Daytime Emmy Nominations

11th May 2011

Axed U.S. soaps All My Children and One Life To Live are set to go out with a bang after scoring a combined total of 25 nominations for the 2011 Daytime Emmy Awards.Earlier this year...

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Lindsay Lohan Could Be Under House Arrest For 84 Days

10th May 2011

Lindsay Lohan, the American actress who will be sentenced for misdemeanour theft tomorrow (11th May 2011) is likely to escape jail, reports Tmz.com. Lindsay Lohan, who is charged with stealing a $2,500 bracelet from a...

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Dancing With The Stars' Ralph Macchio In Last Place

10th May 2011

Dancing With The Stars contestant Ralph Macchio and his partner Karina Smirnoff finished bottom of the leader-board on last night's show. Ralph Macchio struggled through the routine with a nasty injury, but received a standing...

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Nbc News Fanning The Tail Of The Peacock

9th May 2011

Among the four major television networks, NBC remains a distant fourth in the ratings, but a week ago Sunday night, when coverage began of President Obama's announcement of the killing of Osama bin Laden, television...

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Whitney Houston In Rehab Days After Movie Sequel Talk

9th May 2011

Whitney Houston has voluntarily entered rehab for drug and alcohol treatment, just days after it was revealed that she was in talks to star in a sequel to the 1995 movie 'Waiting to Exhale'. Whitney...

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Ginnifer Goodwin Doesn't Want To Be 'Queen Of Romcoms'

8th May 2011

Ginnifer Goodwin has revealed to The Wall Street Journal that she fears restricting herself to one type of role. Ginnifer Goodwin is currently starring in the romantic-comedy 'Something Borrowed' with fellow co-star Kate Hudson.Talking in...

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Reports Cbs Halts Talks With Couric

5th May 2011

CBS has halted discussions with Katie Couric over hosting a possible syndicated talk show when she steps down as anchor of the CBS Evening News next month, published reports said today (Thursday). "The negotiations just...

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Katie Couric To Replace General Hospital For $20m?

5th May 2011

Katie Couric, the American news anchor who recently stepped down from her position on Cbs News, is close to signing a $20 million deal to join Abc, according to Tmz.com. 54-year-old Katie Couric is in...

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Bin Laden Killing Announcement Draws Obama's Biggest Ratings

4th May 2011

President Obama drew his biggest audience ever Sunday night when 56.5 million viewers tuned in to watch his announcement that a U.S. Navy SEAL team had killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. The figure was...

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Abc Becomes No. 1-Rated Network

4th May 2011

Three installments of Dancing with the Stars helped put ABC on top of the Nielsen ratings for the first time this season (excluding the week of the Oscars). Three other ABC shows landed in the...

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Jesse James Says Bullock Has Cut Step-daughter Out

4th May 2011

Jesse James, the American reality television star and former husband of Sandra Bullock, says the Hollywood actress has completely cut step-daughter Sunny out of her life, according to the UK's Daily Mail. Jesse James, who...

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Sandra Bullock Has No Contact With Sunny

4th May 2011

Sandra Bullock has had "no contact" with stepdaughter Sunny for months. The Oscar-winning actress' ex-husband Jesse James - who she split from last year amid allegations of affairs with other women - claims she has...

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Royal Wedding Attended By 23 Million In U.s.

2nd May 2011

Despite being broadcast at the ungodly hour of 3 00 a.m. on the West Coast and 6 00 a.m. on the East Coast, the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton was watched by...

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The Climax Of The Office Is Anti-climactic

29th April 2011

In the end, the climactic episode of The Office -- the one in which Steve Carrell as office manager Michael Scott checks out -- turned out to be an anticlimax. The episode was as jumbled...

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Royals Bar Satirical Sketches About Wedding

28th April 2011

Any television network, anywhere in the world that has been granted rights to cover the royal wedding on Friday is barred from using the wedding footage in any drama, satirical sketch or any similar entertainment...

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