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Tim Allen Returns To Comedy In New Abc Pilot

21st February 2011

TIM ALLEN has signed on to star in a new comedy pilot for ABC.TIM ALLEN, the American actor and comedian, is set to star in a new comedy pilot tentatively titled 'The Last Days of...

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Dina Lohan Predicts 'Lifelong' Addiction Fight For Lindsay

18th February 2011

Dina Lohan says her daughter Lindsay will have a "lifelong struggle with addiction".The showbiz matriarch insists the troubled actress - who recently completed a court-ordered rehab stint for drug and alcohol abuse - will never...

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Corey Haim Fell Ill During Frisbee Game With Mother

18th February 2011

COREY HAIM, who died of pneumonia in March 2010, began feeling unwell during a game of Frisbee with his mother.COREY HAIM, the American actor and star of 'Lost Boys' who passed away under unusual circumstances...

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Melissa Rycroft-strickland Welcomes Baby Daughter

17th February 2011

Melissa Rycroft-Strickland has given birth to a baby girl.The former 'Bachelor' contestant and her insurance agent husband Tye Strickland welcomed their daughter Ava Grace Strickland into the world yesterday (16.02.11), weighing in at 6lbs 13oz.Melissa...

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Len Lesser Uncle Leo Seinfeld Actor Dies Aged 88

17th February 2011

LEN LESSER, the American actor best known for playing 'Uncle Leo' on SEINFELD, has died, aged 88.LEN LESSER, the American actor who played the cantankerous yet good-natured 'Uncle Leo' on the hit sitcom SEINFELD, has...

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Another Reporter Beaten During Protest

17th February 2011

ABC News correspondent Miguel Marquez has become the latest reporter to be attacked during the upheaval in the Middle East. Marquez said that he was beaten by a billy-club-bearing military squad as he covered a...

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Cbs Regains First Place

16th February 2011

It was a week that saw CBS's Grammy Awards telecast draw its biggest audience in eleven years but the finale of CBS's Live to Dance with Paula Abdul flatlined with just 4.6 million. Four shows...

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Michelle Pfeiffer To Star In New Tim Burton Movie?

16th February 2011

MICHELLE PFEIFFER is reportedly in talks to star alongside JOHNNY DEPP in TIM BURTON's forthcoming movie 'Dark Shadows'.MICHELLE PFEIFFER, the 52-year-old actress who worked with Burton on the 1992 flick 'Batman Returns', is currently in...

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Kelsey Grammer Attends Daughters Wedding With Kayte Walsh

14th February 2011

KELSEY GRAMMER attended the wedding of his daughter SPENCER GRAMMER on Friday (11th February 2011).KELSEY GRAMMER attended the wedding of his daughter Spencer at New York's City Hall last week, and he was accompanied by...

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Cassidy Seeking Cut Of Partridge Family Merchandising Profits

11th February 2011

Former teen idol DAVID CASSIDY is seeking compensation from bosses behind his hit 1970s show THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY after alleging he was left out of highly profitable merchandising deals.The singer/actor shot to fame as Keith...

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Matthew Perry's Mr Sunshine To Premiere Tonight

9th February 2011

MATTHEW PERRY is set to star in his new television series 'Mr Sunshine', which premieres on ABC tonight (9th February 2011).MATTHEW PERRY, the American actor best known for his role as 'Chandler' on the hit...

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Fox Hails One Of Its Biggest Weeks

9th February 2011

Needless to say, Fox TV, which drew the largest U.S. audience in TV history with this year's Super Bowl telecast (111 million viewers) and cashed in afterwards with the post-game show and a special edition...

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Espn Team Disney's Biggest Star

9th February 2011

It may be its least Disneyish business, but ESPN turned out to be the star of the Walt Disney Co.'s first-quarter earnings report, which saw a 54-percent leap in net income over the same period...

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Powers Snubbed After Hart To Hart Finale

7th February 2011

HART TO HART star STEFANIE POWERS felt like a "pariah" after the hit TV series came to an end - because network bosses turned their backs on her.The glamorous actress played Jennifer Hart in the...

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Mabius: 'Betty Bosses Neglected The Cast'

7th February 2011

Actor ERIC MABIUS has lashed out at U.S. TV executives over the cancellation of UGLY BETTY last year (10), accusing them of neglecting the cast.Bosses at ABC stunned the stars and fans of the show...

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Violence Against Media Pyramids In Egypt

4th February 2011

In what today's (Thursday) New York Times described as "an apparently coordinated campaign that is intended to stifle the flow of news that could further undermine the government," reporters -- particularly TV reporters and their...

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King Wants Gyllenhaal And Thornton For The Stand Remake

4th February 2011

Legendary horror writer STEPHEN KING is urging movie bosses to cast JAKE GYLLENHAAL and BILLY BOB THORNTON in the upcoming big screen remake of his 1978 book THE STAND.The post-apocalyptic story, which sees the United...

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Fox Takes Over First Place

2nd February 2011

Fox returned to the head of the class last week, displacing CBS's hold on the No. 1 spot in both total adults and the 18-49 demo. Wednesday's edition of American Idol topped the Nielsen ratings...

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Porn Star Opens Up About Sheen's Wild Night

31st January 2011

A porn star has revealed all about last week's (ends28Jan11) wild party at CHARLIE SHEEN's house, which ended when the actor was stretchered out and hospitalised.Adult actress Kacey Jordan agreed to be interviewed on TV...

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Networks Turn To Al-jazeera For Egypt News

31st January 2011

U.S. television broadcast news operations and cable news networks, which have drastically curtailed or closed down their overseas bureaus, have been forced to depend on al-Jazeera for coverage of the Tunisian and Egyptian protests. Ironically,...

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Johnny Depp On Green Tea Diet For Dark Shadows Role

28th January 2011

JOHNNY DEPP is reportedly on a 'green tea' diet to prepare himself for a forthcoming movie role.JOHNNY DEPP, the 47-year-old American actor, is reportedly drinking "gallons of green tea" in a bid to lose weight...

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Morgan Planning Speedy Return To Tv Show

27th January 2011

U.S. soap star DEBBI MORGAN is planning to return to her role on hit show ALL MY CHILDREN in two months after undergoing treatment for Lyme disease.The actress recently revealed she has been suffering from...

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Kimmel Gets New Timeslot; Nightline To Go Primetime

21st January 2011

ABC's Jimmy Kimmel is getting an earlier timeslot -- five minutes earlier, to be precise. Beginning February 4, his show will begin precisely at midnight instead of at 12 05 a.m. The move will shorten...

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Annie Ilonzeh Is The New Star Of Charlie's Angels

21st January 2011

ANNIE ILONZEH, the American actress best known for her role as 'Maya Ward' on the long running medical drama 'General Hospital', has been cast as one of the three leads in ABC's forthcoming 'Charlie's Angels'...

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Cbs Again Dominates Weekly Ratings

20th January 2011

Some 50.55 million viewers tuned in to CBS's telecast of the AFC Divisional Playoff game between the New York Jets and the New England Patriots on Sunday, and while Nielsen did not include the primetime...

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American Idol Season Ten Gets Underway With New Judging Lineup

20th January 2011

AMERICAN IDOL returned last night (19th January 2011) with its season ten premiere and showcased a new look judging panel that includes American singer JENNIFER LOPEZ and AEROSMITH frontman STEVEN TYLER. The two-hour episode featured...

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No Fireworks In Piers Morgan Debut

18th January 2011

At the end of his interview with Oprah Winfrey on the premiere of CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight , the host asked Winfrey, "How have I done?" Her reply "You have been surprising." "Surprisingly bad?" asked...

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Stars Line-up For 1980s Supergig

18th January 2011

RICK ASTLEY, the HUMAN LEAGUE and SPANDAU BALLET frontman TONY HADLEY are to co-headline this summer's (11) Rewind Festival in Scone Palace, Scotland.Heaven 17, Bananarama, Hue & Cry, The Beat, ABC, The Bluebells and Fiction...

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Sawyer Lands Husband Of Wounded Congresswoman

17th January 2011

Certifying her reputation as queen of the "gets" -- especially now that Barbara Walters is, for all intents and purposes, out of the competition -- Diane Sawyer has landed the first interview with Mark Kelly,...

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31 Million Watch Obama At Tucson Memorial

14th January 2011

Nielsen Research said on Thursday that some 31 million people watched President Obama's speech during the memorial service for victims of the Tucson shooting Wednesday night on NBC, CBS, Fox, ABC, CNN, Fox News and...

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