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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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World News Producer "Frustrated" Being No. 2

29th June 2010

ABC's World News executive producer Jon Banner has acknowledged that he is "deeply frustrated" that the news program with Diane Sawyer at the helm has made such slow progress in overtaking NBC Nightly News ,...

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Univision Records Its Highest Ratings Ever

29th June 2010

Sunday's World Cup match between Mexico and Argentina, won by Argentina 3-1, attracted the biggest audience in the history of the Spanish-language network, Nielsen Research said on Monday. According to the ratings company, more than...

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Hulu -- Instead Of Cable?

29th June 2010

Hulu, the second-most-popular video website, is preparing to offer itself up as a cheap ($10.00 per month) alternative to cable TV as early as this week, the Los Angeles Times reported today (Tuesday), citing people...

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U.s.-Ghana World Cup Clash Sets New Record

28th June 2010

The U.S. soccer team departed the 2010 World Cup in style Saturday. Losing to Ghana 2-1 in a dramatic match that ended in overtime, the American team attracted 14.9 million viewers on ABC and another...

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Glaad Takes On The View

25th June 2010

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) has issued a "Call to Action," urging its supporters to sign an online petition protesting comments by two black panelists on ABC's The View about the spread...

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Report Final Network Holdout Cbs To Join Hulu

24th June 2010

CBS, which is the only major broadcast network that does not provide programs on Hulu.com, may begin doing so at the beginning of the fall season, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday, citing people with direct...

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Sawyer Narrows Gap With Williams

24th June 2010

Among the nightly newscasts last week, ABC World News with Diane Sawyer continued to cut into the lead of NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams last week. ABC said that compared to the same week...

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Abc Scores Decisive Ratings Victory With Nba

24th June 2010

ABC's hoop dreams came true last week as its coverage of Thursday's seventh and deciding game of the NBA Finals, in which the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Boston Celtics, drew 28.2 million viewers --...

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Abc, Espn -- The Real World Cup Winners

22nd June 2010

The U.S. audience for the World Cup soccer telecasts has increased 64 percent from 2006, with ESPN and ABC averaging 3.35 million viewers per game, according to Mediaweek. Although those numbers may be skewed somewhat...

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Britain Gives Birth To Two More U.s. Tv Shows

21st June 2010

Two more audience-tested British TV series are jumping across the pond, this time into arms of MTV. Britain's Guardian newspaper reported today (Monday) that MTV is planning to produce a U.S. version of Skins, about...

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Tiger's Still Not Out Of The Woods

21st June 2010

Tiger Woods was still a strong contender to win the U.S. Open on Saturday, but NBC's telecast of the U.S. Open drew only so-so ratings. While the telecast of the golf tournament dominated the ratings...

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Sawyer May Be Gone Form Gma , But Ratings Have Improved

18th June 2010

Allaying initial fears that the departure of Diane Sawyer from Good Morning America would damage the ratings for the ABC morning show, new Nielsen figures released Thursday show that its ratings are actually up slightly...

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America Ferrera Gets Engaged

18th June 2010

America Ferrera has got engaged to her boyfriend Ryan Piers Williams.The 'Ugly Betty' star's spokesperson confirmed the news after America was seen wearing a ring on her engagement finger at the Edinburgh Film Festival on...

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Nba Dominates Week's Tv Ratings

16th June 2010

The biggest stars on television last week were not actors but Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers and Paul Pierce of the Boston Celtics as the NBA finals on dominated the ratings and gave...

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Sheridan's 'Assault Claims Dismissed In 2008'

16th June 2010

NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN's assault allegations against DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES creator MARC CHERRY were investigated by TV bosses in 2008 and dismissed, according to a new report.The actress, who played Edie Britt on the hit show, filed suit...

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