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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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Karina Smirnoff Takes A Tumble On Dancing With The Stars

26th April 2011

Karina Smirnoff has become the latest star to fall over on 'Dancing with the Stars'.The professional ballroom dancer and partner Ralph Macchio - who became the second couple to take a tumble this season after...

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Moses Returns To Mountain Top

25th April 2011

After being knocked into second place a year ago, when it competed against basketball, Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments , starring Charlton Heston as Moses, averaged 7.05 million viewers. That compares with the dismal...

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Hulu Blocks Access Via Rim's Playbook Tablet

22nd April 2011

Hulu, whose owners include the parent companies of NBC, ABC, and Fox, has blocked content from its side on Research In Motion's new tablet device, the PlayBook. Research in Motion, which makes the popular BlackBerry...

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Kirstie Alley Slims Down To Size 6

21st April 2011

Kirstie Alley, the American actress and current Dancing With The Stars contestant, has slimmed down to a size 6, according to Abc News. Kirstie Alley was photographed leaving a restaurant in Los Angeles on Tuesday...

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Ftc Cracking Down On Phony Web "News"

20th April 2011

The Federal Trade Commission is taking action against websites that give the appearance of being actual news sites but are in fact touting dubious health claims for products like açaí berry weight-loss pills and other...

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Nielsen Ratings Same Old, Same Old

20th April 2011

Except for the absence of the NCAA basketball finals, the titles of the top-ten finishers on the Nielsen ratings list were pretty much a carbon copy of those a week ago, although the number of...

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The Anti-sweeps Hoover Boycotts Abc

19th April 2011

Angry viewers have often banded together to boycott advertisers because of their sponsorship of certain controversial programs. But now, for probably the first time, a longtime soap-opera sponsor, the vacuum maker Hoover, is spearheading a...

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Demi Lovato Officially Leaving Disney Series

19th April 2011

Demi Lovato - The 18-year-old American actress Demi Lovato, will not be returning to her hit Disney series 'Sonny with a Chance'. Lovato recently completed a stint in rehab for "emotional and physical issues" and...

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Melissa Joan Hart Celebrates 35th Birthday

18th April 2011

Melissa Joan Hart - The American television star Melissa Joan Hart is celebrating her 35th birthday today (18th April 2011). Joan Hart, the star of 'Sabrina The Teenage Witch', has had a long career in...

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Evangeline Lilly Pregnant With First Child

17th April 2011

Evangeline Lilly - Evangeline Lilly the 31 year old Canadian actress is pregnant with her first child. Evangeline Lilly, who is probably best known for playing Kate in the popular TV series 'Lost', has recently...

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Guilds In A Lather Over Soap Cancellations

15th April 2011

The Directors Guild of America (DGA), the Writers Guild of America (WGA), and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) reacted with shock and dismay Thursday to ABC's announcement that it will be...

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All My Children Final Episode To Air In September

15th April 2011

All My Children, the long running soap opera starring Susan Lucci, will air its final episode in September 2011 after the show was axed by Abc bosses, reports the UK's Daily Mail. All My Children...

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Susan Lucci Bids Farewell To All My Children

15th April 2011

Susan Lucci - The 64-year-old soap legend Susan Lucci has reacted to the cancellation of the sitcom 'All My Children', describing her time on the show as "a fantastic journey", reports People Magazine. Lucci has...

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Kelly Ripa Heartbroken Over All My Children Axe

15th April 2011

Actress-turned-Tv personality Kelly Ripa is devastated about the cancellation of her former show All My Children, calling the shock axe "like losing a member of your family".The blonde beauty was a series regular from 1990...

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Top U.s. Soaps All My Children And One Life To Live Cancelled

15th April 2011

Long-running U.S. soap operas All My Children and One Life To Live have been cancelled.Abc Tv bosses have opted to replace the beloved daytime dramas with two talk shows as part of a cost-cutting initiative....

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Analyst Apple Likely To Begin Manufacturing Tv Sets

14th April 2011

Apple computer, which already makes numerous devices that can be hooked up to television sets, may introduce a television set of its own by the end of the year, according to Ticonderoga Securities analyst Brian...

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Happy Endings Abc Comedy Gets Mixed Reviews

14th April 2011

Happy Endings, Abc's new comedy starring Elisha Cuthbert, premiered to mixed reviews last night (14th April 2011). The show follows a group of close friends whose lives are turned upside down when Cuthbert's character calls...

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Phil Spector Appealing Murder Conviction

14th April 2011

Phil Spector is launching a third appeal against his conviction for murder. The pop producer is currently serving a 19-year-to-life sentence for the second degree murder of 40-year-old actress Lana Clarkson in 2003, but his...

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Cbs Not N0. 1, 2, Or 3 -- But Biggest Winner Anyway

13th April 2011

CBS may have been shut out of the top three spots in the Nielsen weekly ratings again last week, but it captured 13 of the next 17 places and ended up as the top-rated network...

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Elisha Cuthbert's New Comedy To Premiere Tonight

13th April 2011

Elisha Cuthbert - The new comedy series 'Happy Endings' starring Elisha Cuthbert is set to premiere on ABC tonight. The show marks an acting departure for Elisha Cuthbert, who is better known for her gritty...

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Sugar Ray Leonard Leaves Dancing With The Stars

13th April 2011

Sugar Ray Leonard was given the boot on last night's Dancing With The Stars, despite fellow contestant Kirstie Alley making her second mishap in consecutive weeks on Monday's show. Sugar Ray Leonard was gracious in...

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Demi Lovato To Talk About 'Struggles With Cutting'

13th April 2011

Demi Lovato - The 22-year-old American singer and actress Demi Lovato will open up about "her struggles with cutting and food addictions" during an in-depth interview with Good Morning America. 18-year-old Demi Lovato recently completed...

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Elisha Cuthbert Anxious About Comedy Role

13th April 2011

Elisha Cuthbert admits she was anxious about making the move into comedy acting for her role in the new Abc series 'Happy Endings', reports the Kansas City Star. Elisha Cuthbert, best known for playing 'Kim...

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Couric Already Sidelined At 60 Minutes

11th April 2011

Well before her $15-million-per-year contract with CBS neared its end, Katie Couric was already being marginalized by the news division -- limited to an average of fewer than five appearances per year on 60 Minutes...

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