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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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Comcast Now Offers Vod From All Networks

28th April 2011

Throw away the TV guide. If you're a Comcast subscriber, you'll be able to watch many network television shows any time you wish. Comcast said on Wednesday that it has become the first cable-TV provider...

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Nicollette Sheridan Gets Key Testimony In Abc Lawsuit

28th April 2011

Nicollette Sheridan, the former 'Desperate Housewives' actress, has strengthened her sex discrimination lawsuit against Abc after an executive producer on the show came forward with key testimony, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Nicollette Sheridan is...

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Idol , Dancing Tie For First Place

27th April 2011

For the first time in memory, two shows have tied for first place in the weekly Nielsen ratings. Each show, Fox's American Idol and ABC's Dancing with the Stars , ended up with identical 12.7...

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Couric's Departure Goes Unreported By Cbs

27th April 2011

Viewers of the CBS Evening News Tuesday night would not have learned that Katie Couric will be stepping down as anchor of the nightly newscast at the end of next month. They would have heard...

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Katie Couric Leaves Cbs 'Evening News'

27th April 2011

Katie Couric has resigned from her news anchor role at CBS 'Evening News'.The 54-year-old journalist - who has reportedly been approached by rival networks ABC, CNN and NBC - revealed she stepped down from the...

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General Hospital Estate Files Suit Against Abc

27th April 2011

The children of the creators of General Hospital are suing TV bosses over allegations they've been cheated out of the soap opera's fortune.The daughters of husband and wife writers Frank and Doris Hursley, who created...

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Katie Couric Departs Cbs

26th April 2011

Katie Couric has stepped down from her news anchor role.The 54-year-old American journalist has announced her departure from CBS 'Evening News' after months of speculation about whether she would stay with the US network.She said:...

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