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Hulu Loses 45 Percent Of Its Viewers

27th July 2010

Hulu, the video site owned by Disney/ABC, NBC Universal, and Fox and long regarded as the No. 2 video site behind YouTube, is actually no where near as popular as it was believed to be,...

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60 Minutes Remains Timeless Winner

26th July 2010

The highest-rated show on primetime television Sunday night was also the longest-running show on primetime television CBS's 60 Minutes . The magazine show attracted 7.58 million total viewers; nevertheless it ranked third among adults 18-49....

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Rachelle Lefevre Heads 'Off The Map'

26th July 2010

In reports still yet to be confirmed, RACHELLE LEFEVRE has joined the cast of ABC's latest medical drama 'Off the Map' says website ontheredcarpet.com. The series has been produced by 'Greys Anatomy' creator SHONDA RHIMES...

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Bashir Leaves Nightline ; To Turn Up At Msnbc

23rd July 2010

In the latest round of musical chairs at the network news divisions, Martin Bashir is stepping down as one of the triumvirate anchors of ABC's Nightline and going solo in an afternoon slot at MSNBC...

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Naomi Campbell's Evidence Date Set

22nd July 2010

Naomi Campbell will give evidence at the war crimes trial of Liberian dictator Charles Taylor.The supermodel has been ordered to face court in The Hague, Netherlands, on August 5 to testify as to whether or...

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Cbs Is First -- And Last

21st July 2010

CBS led again in the Nielsen ratings as the most-watched television network last week, but it was the least-watched network among the key group of adults 18-49. That honor fell to Fox, which has been...

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The Bachelorette Helps Abc Win Again On Monday

20th July 2010

ABC is grabbing ownership of Monday night away from CBS. Last night's two-hour edition of The Bachelorette averaged 9.93 million viewers, peaking in the 10 00 p.m. half hour with 10.67 million. The show also...

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Abc Reporter Takes On Fox's Beck

20th July 2010

Three years after launching a highly critical investigation of rival NBC's "To Catch a Predator" series on Dateline , ABC's chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross has trained his sights on another rival, Fox News, and...

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Most Popular Tv Show On The Web Wipeout

16th July 2010

Suggesting that television on the Internet does not attract a more highbrow audience than the regular kind, comScore on Thursday said in its first Video Metrix report on audience numbers for individuals shows that the...

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Viewers Willing To Pay Extra For "Tv Everywhere"

16th July 2010

Nearly 40 percent of TV viewers would be willing to pay an extra $5.00 per month to their cable or satellite provider in order to receive their TV programs whenever and wherever they want them,...

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Amber Tamblyn Moves To House

16th July 2010

Joan of Arc star AMBER TAMBLYN is set to join critically acclaimed FOX series 'House' filling a void left by actress OLIVIA WILDE who is currently taking a break from the show to shoot her...

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Nbc, Trying Harder, Is Now In Second Place

14th July 2010

It's rare when any company boasts about being No. 2 -- Avis's long-running ad campaign notwithstanding -- but NBC, which in recent years has finished last in the ratings during the regular season, sent out...

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Soccer Now Bigger Than Hockey And Baseball?

13th July 2010

Any lingering doubts about Americans' interest in soccer were dispelled Monday when Nielsen released figures indicated that Sunday's World Cup final between Spain and the Netherlands attracted 24.3 million viewers, who tuned in to the...

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Walters In Talks For Tv Biopic

13th July 2010

Recovering U.S. newswoman BARBARA WALTERS is in talks to bring her life story to the small screen in a documentary about her 50-year career.Walters, 80, is negotiating with TV executives at HBO to adapt her...

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Millionaire Producers May Sue Their Agent

12th July 2010

Seeming to take the advice of its courtroom foes, London-based Celador Entertainment is planning to sue the William Morris Agency (now the WME Agency) for what Britain's Guardian newspaper described today (Monday) as "acting improperly...

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Harry Potter Stars Compete On Set

12th July 2010

Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe raced like "maniacs" to compete with each other when filming 'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows'.The films' director David Yates revealed what went on behind the scenes as he revealed...

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Who Wants To Be A $269-Million Millionaire?

8th July 2010

Disney said today (Thursday) that it will appeal a ruling by a federal jury on Wednesday that it must pay the British creators of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire $269 million in damages. The...

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Networks Share Ratings Spotlight

8th July 2010

Each of the broadcast networks had something to boast about with the release of last week's ratings (delayed because of the Fourth of July holiday). Although it aired more repeats than any other network, CBS...

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Emmy Nominations Broadcast Nets Make A Comeback

8th July 2010

The day got off to a particularly good start for broadcast television with the 5 30 a.m. PT unveiling of this year's Emmy nominations. After years of being dominated by the likes of HBO and...

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Jillian Harris And Ed Swiderski Need To Reset Relationship

8th July 2010

JILLIAN HARRIS has become the latest BACHELORETTE to end her engagement. According to the magazine US WEEKLY the 29 year old reality TV star has recently separated from fiance ED SWIDERSKI after a 14 month...

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Second Drake New York Show Axed

8th July 2010

Rapper DRAKE has seen a second planned New York concert axed in a month - amid safety fears at the location in Central Park.Bosses at TV network ABC were set to book the Canadian star...

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Tv Reporters In Afghanistan Decry New Pentagon Policy

7th July 2010

The Rolling Stone interview with former Afghan Commander Stanley McChrystal might well be described as a watershed incident in the war, but the Pentagon now seems determined to ensure that no such incident is ever...

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Cbs Suffers Rare Monday-night Loss To Abc

6th July 2010

ABC's The Bachelorette mowed down the competition, including the usual Monday-night winner CBS, as it averaged 9.09 million viewers, peaking in the 9 30 p.m. half-hour with 10.12 million. But True Beauty , which followed,...

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Vienna Girardi Flees In Tears From Interview

6th July 2010

Bachelorette star VIENNA GIRARDI fled from an interview last night on ABC's The Bachelorette after revealing that a lack of 'intimacy' had led to her breakup with pilot JAKE PAVELKA. The couple, who met on...

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Will Jay Receive Walking Papers?

2nd July 2010

Low ratings and high production costs have pushed NBC's Tonight show with Jay Leno into the red, the New York Post reported today (Friday), citing unnamed insiders. "Leno May Be Next," the newspaper said in...

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World Cup Drawing Enormous Crowd On U.s. Tv

1st July 2010

If all of the viewers who have watched at least six minutes of the televised coverage of the World Cup thus far had tuned in at the same time, they would have produced an audience...

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Abc News Apologizes For Another Ethical Misstep

1st July 2010

Admitting an ethical lapse for the second time in a one-month period, ABC News said Wednesday that Elizabeth Vargas should not have interviewed Michael Douglas about his divorce during a segment on Tuesday's Good Morning...

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Hulu Confirms Plans To Launch Pay-tv Online Service

30th June 2010

As expected, Hulu, the very-distant No. 2 video website behind YouTube, announced on Tuesday that it plans to launch a $10-per-month subscription service that will stream hundreds of TV episodes and movies to its customers....

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America's Got Talent Wins Another Round

30th June 2010

NBC's America's Got Talent once again nabbed the top two positions on Nielsen's ratings list for last week, but overall, CBS remained in the lead, placing seven shows in the top ten, all of them...

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Cheryl Cole To Dance With Stars?

30th June 2010

Cheryl Cole is set to compete in 'Dancing With The Stars'.The Girls Aloud singer - who has been romantically linked to the show's professional dancer Derek Hough - has reportedly been approached by bosses at...

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