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Wipeout Knocks Over Cbs's Top Comedies

14th January 2011

ABC's reality show Wipeout took on CBS's comedy hits The Big Bang Theory and $#!? My Dad Says Thursday night, and, for the second week in a row, wiped them out in the ratings --...

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Leno Takes Another One On The Chin

13th January 2011

Now even Jay Leno's guests are firing zingers in his direction. Without mentioning Leno by name, Alyson Hannigan, who co-stars on CBS's How I Met Your Mother , complained, "Certain [late-night] hosts have you do...

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Tuesday Nfl Game Scores For Nbc

12th January 2011

NBC's Sunday Night Football telecast of a game played on Tuesday night was the highest-rated program of last week, according to Nielsen Research. The Minnesota Vikings/ Philadelphia Eagles game that had been delayed because of...

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Mccarthy's New Year Mystery Man Is Her Latest Lover

12th January 2011

JENNY MCCARTHY has explained her New Year's Eve (31Dec10) on-camera kiss with a mystery man - the 'stranger' is her new boyfriend.The actress/model rang in 2011 in New York hosting a televised special for America's...

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Abc Romancing Bloomberg News

11th January 2011

Rumors that ABC may partner with Bloomberg News took on new credence Monday as both Disney-ABC TV chief Anne Sweeney and ABC News President Ben Sherwood each indicated that a partnership with Bloomberg's cable channel...

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Steel Magnolia Release Self-titled Debut Album

11th January 2011

Steel Magnolia have released their self-titled debut album.The US-based country music duo - who shot to fame after winning TV talent show 'Can You Duet' - released the record, which features their top-10 hit 'Keep...

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Woodruff Foundation To Present Afghanistan Plays

10th January 2011

The Bob Woodruff Foundation, set up by the ABC News anchorman who was seriously injured while covering the war in Iraq, is teaming up with the British Council to screen a 7-hour three part play,...

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Paula Abdul Stumbles In Ratings After Promising Start

10th January 2011

PAULA ABDUL's new reality television show 'Live to Dance' experienced dwindling audience figures following its second episode on Wednesday (5th January 2011), reports Reuters. The singer songwriter's return to television after quitting AMERICAN IDOL had...

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Lost Numbers Win Lottery Jackpot

6th January 2011

In an almost metaphysical coincidence that would have seemed over-the-top on the show itself, at least 26,000 fans of the ABC series Lost have won $150 each by playing three numbers plus the bonus number...

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Abc Boosting Prices For Ads During Oscars

6th January 2011

Anticipating a resurgence of interest in this year's Oscars given the probability that more popular blockbusters will be among the nominated movies than in recent years, ABC is reportedly raising its asking price for a...

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Court Overturns Fcc Indecency Fine

5th January 2011

In yet another blow to conservative parents' groups and religious organizations battling what they consider indecent content on broadcast television, a federal appeals court on Tuesday overturned a $1.2 million fine that the Federal Communications...

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Nbc Scores Again With Sunday Night Football

5th January 2011

Thanks to its coverage of two Sunday Night Football telecasts -- one of which was played on Tuesday -- NBC shot to the front as the most-watched network among 18-49-year-old viewers last week. The Tuesday...

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Rose Bowl Comes Up Roses For Espn

4th January 2011

For the first time since 1947, when it was first televised, the Rose Bowl game was not carried on broadcast television this year, moving instead to cable sports network ESPN, where, according to preliminary Nielsen...

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Brad Womack Slapped On Return To The Bachelor

4th January 2011

BRAD WOMACK, the 38-year-old bar owner who famously refused to marry either of the finalists on season eleven of THE BACHELOR, returned to the show last night (3rd January 2011) for the all new series,...

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Sunday Night Football Goes Out With A Bang

3rd January 2011

NBC said goodbye to its top-rated program on Sunday as Sunday Night Football played its final game of the season, averaging 15.79 million viewers, according to Nielsen's overnight figures. Next Sunday, the network resumes airing...

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Cbs Wins On Wednesday -- With Reruns

30th December 2010

Despite airing a full night of reruns, CBS once again dominated primetime ratings Wednesday night, winning every half hour in total adults. It was edged out by ABC, however, among adults 18-49. CBS was helped...

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Cbs A Smash During Xmas Week

29th December 2010

During a week that saw millions of folks doing last-minute Christmas shopping instead of watching TV, network schedules that included as many reruns as a week in July, and a blizzard that knocked out Sunday...

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Oscar Ballots Go Out

27th December 2010

Nomination ballots are due to be mailed out today (Monday) for this year's Academy Awards competition. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said that 248 films are eligible in the Best Picture category....

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Nbc Hardest Hit By Eastern Snowstorm

27th December 2010

Without Sunday Night Football on its schedule, NBC fell from first to last place in the Sunday primetime ratings. Because of the NFL's decision to move the scheduled Sunday Night Football game to Tuesday on...

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Conan O'brien "Apologizes" To Jimmy Kimmel

24th December 2010

Conan O'Brien took to the Internet Thursday to respond to several Web postings that noted that his recent "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" spoof on TBS, in which Sarah Palin is seen shooting Rudolph, was similar...

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Caramba! Univision Wins Again

24th December 2010

For the second day in a row, the top-rated show on Wednesday night among 18-49-year-olds did not air on either ABC, CBS, Fox, or NBC. It aired on Spanish-language Univision -- and it was the...

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Grinch Steals Christmas Ratings

24th December 2010

The Grinch brought much holiday cheer to ABC Thursday night. The network, which has been struggling mightily throughout the season, saw its ratings climb with a repeat of the hit holiday movie Dr. Seuss' How...

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Portuguese Dvd Renters Want Pirate Penalties Reduced

23rd December 2010

An association of Portuguese video rental shops, claiming that prosecutors are reluctant to file charges against persons who download movies illegally because the penalties are too severe, says it plans to begin reporting thousands of...

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Onetime Voice Of Abc (And The Lone Ranger ) Dead At 89

23rd December 2010

Veteran announcer Fred Foy, who was the voice of ABC Television in the 1960s and '70s, but was probably best known for his introduction of The Lone Ranger on radio and TV in the late...

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Nbc Ratings Champ Again

22nd December 2010

With 24 million viewers tuning in to the game itself and another 17 million watching the "Pre-Kickoff" telecast, Monday Night Football gave NBC its second consecutive ratings victory among the key 18-49 demographic last week,...

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Google Tv Admits It's Not Ready For Primetime

20th December 2010

On virtually the eve of its introduction of Web TV software, Google has told television manufacturers who had planned to integrate it into their new TV sets that the software is not ready and has...

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Snf Survives Survivor Finale

20th December 2010

Football once again dominated the Sunday-night ratings, with a 7 00 p.m. overrun on CBS capturing 24.7 million viewers and NBC's Sunday Night Football (Green Bay vs. New England) averaging 20.84 million. Despite the huge...

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Time Warner Cable Goes The Distance To Battle Balky Stations

17th December 2010

Implementing a new tactic in its battle against local TV stations over retransmission consent fees, Time Warner Cable is replacing Smith Media stations in Utica and Plattsburgh, NY and Burlington, VT with affiliates of the...

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Jimmy Kimmel Being Sued By Brooklyn Rabbi

16th December 2010

Jimmy Kimmel is being sued by a Brooklyn-based rabbi.The 43-year-old US chat shaw host - who used a YouTube video entitled Flying Rabbi to entertain audiences during a segment of one of his shows in...

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The Peacock Crows Again

15th December 2010

Look who was the No. 1-rated network last week. NBC, that's who -- at least among the key demo of adults 18-49. The struggling network rose to the top spot for the first time this...

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