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Report: Nbc Ignoring Curry's Request To Depart

10th January 2013

One week after reportedly asking NBC to let her out of her contract, Ann Curry is still waiting for a response, RadarOnline.com reported on Wednesday. The gossip website reported last week that Jeff Zucker, Curry's...

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Ratings For Kimmel's Debut Don't Bode Well

10th January 2013

The final numbers are in for the first night of Jimmy Kimmel's new slot on ABC, and they are not propitious. Although early ratings from major markets had indicated that Kimmel had beaten both Jay...

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Ncis Draws Best Ratings Of Season

10th January 2013

CBS's long-running NCIS crossed the 20-million-viewer mark to 20.87 million Tuesday night as it posted its biggest audience of the season. With a 13.0 rating and a 20 share among total households and a 3.5/10...

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Oscar Nominations: Lincoln Leads The Field

10th January 2013

One hundred fifty-two years after being nominated for president, Lincoln has been nominated again, 12 times in fact. Steven Spielberg's biopic received the most nominations for this year's Academy Awards at announcement ceremonies in Hollywood...

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Nbc Says Goodbye To Nfl For 20012-13 Season

9th January 2013

It was NBC's last week of the season with NFL football. And it was a doozy. Saturday night's playoff game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers attracted 30.8 million viewers, while its...

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Production To Restart On Canceled Soaps Next Month

8th January 2013

After months of fits and starts, production company Prospect Park formally announced on Monday that it will indeed relaunch the defunct ABC soap operas All My Children and One Life to Live, with production due...

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Production To Restart On Canceled Soaps Next Month

8th January 2013

After months of fits and starts, production company Prospect Park formally announced on Monday that it will indeed relaunch the defunct ABC soap operas All My Children and One Life to Live, with production due...

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Netflix Acquires Serialized Dramas From Warner Bros. Tv

7th January 2013

Continuing to focus on television, rather than flix for its principal Internet streaming content, Netflix announced today that it had licensed several full seasons of serialized dramas produced by Warner Bros. TV. They include NBC's...

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Justin Bieber Pays Surprise Visit To Cancer-stricken Girl

6th January 2013

Pop superstar Justin Bieber made a cancer-stricken little girl's New Year one to remember by paying her a surprise visit ahead of his concert in Utah on Saturday (05Jan13).Leukaemia sufferer Millie Flamm, seven, had been...

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At Half-way Point, Nbc Is No. 1 For The Season

4th January 2013

No one would have predicted it at the beginning of the season, but now, at the midpoint of the 2012-13 season, NBC has risen to No. 1 in the ratings among the key 18-49 age...

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Kimmel Smokes Pot During Rolling Stone Interview In Run-up To New time Slot

4th January 2013

Entertainers have often granted interviews to Rolling Stone as part of an effort to alter their public image. Such was the case, for example, back in the '70s when teen idol David Cassidy appeared nude...

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Dick Clark -- Gone But Not Forgotten -- On New Year's Eve

2nd January 2013

Although Dick Clark died last April, he was certainly not forgotten on New Year's Eve, as a two-hour ABC special, New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Dick Clark, averaged 9.35 million viewers -- more than twice...

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Dick Clark -- Gone But Not Forgotten -- On New Year's Eve

2nd January 2013

Although Dick Clark died last April, he was certainly not forgotten on New Year's Eve, as a two-hour ABC special, New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Dick Clark, averaged 9.35 million viewers -- more than...

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Nbc's Sunday Night Football Draws Best Ratings Ever

2nd January 2013

An average of 25.8 million viewers watched the Sunday Night Football matchup between the Washington Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys -- the highest ratings ever for the NBC primetime feature. That figure may rise further...

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Football To Dominate Weekends From Now To Super Bowl

2nd January 2013

Each of the major networks, with the exception of ABC, will have a piece of the NFL playoff action in the run-up to CBS's coverage of the Super Bowl on Feb. 3. On Sunday, the...

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Steven Spielberg Buys Rights To U.k. Lottery Drama

29th December 2012

Director Steven Spielberg has snapped up the rights to a U.K. Tv drama about fictional lottery winners after becoming an "avid fan" of the show.The moviemaker and his wife Kate Capshaw loved Bbc series The...

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Tapper Leaves Abc – New Role At Cnn Beckons For Jake Tapper

By Hayley Avron | 21st December 2012

Jake Tapper leaves ABC, The Hollywood Reporter has informed us. The network’s White House correspondent will be leaving to join CNN, where he will become their own chief Washington correspondent.Tapper will also be hosting a...

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Abc Veteran Sam Donaldson Arrested For Dui In Delaware

By Hayley Avron | 20th December 2012

The veteran ABC News reporter Sam Donaldson has been charged with driving under the influence in Lewes, Delaware Online reports. The ABC staple may be more accustomed to reporting the headlines than being featured in...

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Leah Remini Sued By Former Managers

19th December 2012

Actress Leah Remini is facing legal action from her former managers over allegations she failed to pay commission from her new Tv show Family Tools.The star was sued in Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday...

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Justin Bieber's Life Set For Sitcom

15th December 2012

Tv bosses in America are developing a sitcom based on Justin Bieber's life.A proposed show was discussed last year (11) and now the idea has morphed in to a full comedy project. Bieber will...

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Jackson Documentary Is No Ratings Killer

23rd November 2012

Spike Lee's documentary Michael Jackson: Bad25 was no match for NFL football on Thanksgiving night. It drew just 4.2 million viewers on ABC versus 15.9 million for NBC's telecast of the New England Patriots-New York...

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Good Grief! Charlie Brown Beats The X-factor

22nd November 2012

It may be nearly 40 years since A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving originally aired (on CBS at the time), but it managed to draw 8.1 million viewers to ABC Wednesday night, holding its own against CBS's...

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Denver Station Apologizes For Airing Doctored Book Cover

15th November 2012

After becoming the object of ridicule on numerous websites on Wednesday, KMGH, the ABC affiliate in Denver, apologized for showing a doctored image of the cover of Paula Broadwell's book about David Petraeus, All In....

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Nbc Remains No. 1 For 7th Week

14th November 2012

It was another very good week for NBC. For the seventh week in a row, it wound up as No. 1 among the key 18-49 age group. Its ratings soared in larger measure because of...

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Denver Station Airs Doctored Photo Of Petraeus Book

14th November 2012

Yet another warning to television stations that pluck stuff off the Internet without vetting it properly. A station in Denver is being ridiculed for displaying a doctored photo of Paula Broadwell's book about General David...

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Josh Duhamel Develops Soap-themed Tv Drama

14th November 2012

Transformers hunk Josh Duhamel is moving into Tv development after selling a new drama to executives at America's Abc network.The actor has come up with a new show about the workings of a Tv soap...

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Report: Nbc To Oust Producer Who Ousted Ann Curry

13th November 2012

NBC is preparing to oust Jim Bell as the executive producer of the Today show and replace him with Alexandra Wallace, a veteran news exec who currently produces the primetime newsmagazine Rock Center with Brian...

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Lohan Snubs Walters -- At Her Peril

13th November 2012

arbara Walters is hopping mad after Lindsay Lohan backed out of an interview with her and instead agreed to appear on the Tonight show with Jay Leno. On Monday's edition of The View, Walters said...

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Lohan Snubs Walters -- At Her Peril

13th November 2012

arbara Walters is hopping mad after Lindsay Lohan backed out of an interview with her and instead agreed to appear on the Tonight show with Jay Leno. On Monday's edition of The View, Walters said...

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Evidence Of Sawyer Drinking On Set Pops Up Online

9th November 2012

The gossip website TMZ has posted a video of a much younger Diane Sawyer drinking wine and swallowing pills on the set of the ABC News magazine Primetime Live as she waits either to record...

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