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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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Theme Parks Work Magic On Disney's P&l's

9th November 2012

The Walt Disney Co. on Wednesday reported a 14-percent jump in quarterly profit but it came from two unexpected sources, theme parks and cable-TV fees. Everything else, including its film division, its ABC television network,...

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Cbs Gets A Big Bang Out Of Thursday Ratings

9th November 2012

CBS executives who have seen the network's ratings falter this season, were no doubt thrilled by the strong performance of its Thursday lineup this week. The Big Bang Theory drew 16.5 million viewers, its best...

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Election Viewing Down From 2008

8th November 2012

Some 66.8 million viewers watched the election returns during primetime on the broadcast and cable networks, according to Nielsen Research. That figure was down nearly 7 percent from the 71.5 million who tuned in to...

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Diane Sawyer Ignores Tweets About Her Election-night Work

8th November 2012

Diane Sawyer has declined to address the thousands of tweets and blog comments about her odd performance during election night, when she slurred and stumbled over words, including, on several instances, the name of President...

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Ratings: Something For Everybody

7th November 2012

Just about every network had something to boast about following the release of last week's ratings results. NBC could brag that it was once again the No. 1 network among the key 18-49 age group...

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The Top Ten Shows For The Week Of 10/29

7th November 2012

The top ten shows of the week according to Nielsen Research: 1. Sunday Night Football, NBC, 13.2/20; 2. NCIS, CBS, 11.8/18; 3. 60 Minutes, CBS, 10.2/15; 3. NCIS: Los Angeles, CBS, 10.2/15; 5. The Big...

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Nbc Wins The Election (Ratings)

7th November 2012

Some 37.1 million viewers watched Tuesday night's election returns on the major broadcast networks, according to Nielsen Research figures published by TVbytheNumbers.com. That was down 2.6 percent from the 38.1 million who watched the returns...

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Most Tweeted On Tuesday: Obama, Romney -- And Diane Sawyer

7th November 2012

Neither ABC News nor Diane Sawyer has responded to a flood of bl og comments and tweets noting that the anchorwoman appeared drunk during election-night coverage Tuesday. Viewers could not help but be puzzled by...

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Ratings: Something For Everybody

7th November 2012

Just about every network had something to boast about following the release of last week's ratings results. NBC could brag that it was once again the No. 1 network among the key 18-49 age group...

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Nbc Wins The Election (Ratings)

7th November 2012

Some 37.1 million viewers watched Tuesday night's election returns on the major broadcast networks, according to Nielsen Research figures published by TVbytheNumbers.com. That was down 2.6 percent from the 38.1 million who watched the returns...

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Most Tweeted On Tuesday: Obama, Romney -- And Diane Sawyer

7th November 2012

Neither ABC News nor Diane Sawyer has responded to a flood of bl og comments and tweets noting that the anchorwoman appeared drunk during election-night coverage Tuesday. Viewers could not help but be puzzled by...

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Cbs Eyes Hulu

6th November 2012

CBS is not going to become a fourth owner of Hulu, joining the parents of rival networks ABC, NBC, and Fox in the online video venture, but it has reached a non-exclusive agreement to license...

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Ratings Down For All Tv Networks

6th November 2012

It's still not clear to what extent continued electrical outages on the East Coast may be affecting television ratings. But the overnight numbers for the broadcast networks on Monday night were down across the board....

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Cbs Eyes Hulu

6th November 2012

CBS is not going to become a fourth owner of Hulu, joining the parents of rival networks ABC, NBC, and Fox in the online video venture, but it has reached a non-exclusive agreement to license...

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Fascinating Fact: 3357785

5th November 2012

Actors Ethan Hawke, Dave Annable, Tony Danza, Ana Gasteyer and reality Tv star Nicole 'snooki' Polizzi were among the celebrities who helped to man the phones and take donations from viewers of U.S. breakfast show...

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Normalcy Returns To Tv As Sandy Departs

31st October 2012

The broadcast and cable networks were expected to resume normal programming today (Wednesday), following the departure of Hurricane -- now Tropical Storm -- Sandy from the coastal areas of the East Coast. But the storm's...

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Ncis Is Week's Most-watched Show

31st October 2012

CBS's NCIS edged out NBC's Sunday Night Football as the most-watched television show last week. The long-running drama drew 17.78 million viewers, while the football telecast landed 17.30 million (a statistically insignificant difference). The...

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Normalcy Returns To Tv As Sandy Departs

31st October 2012

The broadcast and cable networks were expected to resume normal programming today (Wednesday), following the departure of Hurricane -- now Tropical Storm -- Sandy from the coastal areas of the East Coast. But the storm's...

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Ncis Is Week's Most-watched Show

31st October 2012

CBS's NCIS edged out NBC's Sunday Night Football as the most-watched television show last week. The long-running drama drew 17.78 million viewers, while the football telecast landed 17.30 million (a statistically insignificant difference). The...

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Storm Plays Havoc With Tv

30th October 2012

As dozens of network-owned and -affiliated stations opted out of their regular programming and switched to local coverage of Hurricane -- now Tropical Storm -- Sandy, some networks decided to drop original episodes Monday night...

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Taylor Swift: I Don't Know How To Have A 'Normal Relationship'

26th October 2012

Taylor Swift says she ''doesn't know'' how to hold down a ''normal relationship''. The 22-year-old singer - who has previously dated John Mayer, Joe Jonas, Jake Gyllenhaal and Taylor Lautner - insists she tries to...

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Ap And Networks Cutting Back Exit Polling

26th October 2012

The consortium formed by ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox News Channel, NBC and the AP to poll voters as they exit the voting booth on election night is cutting back this year, reflecting what the AP...

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Ap And Networks Cutting Back Exit Polling

26th October 2012

The consortium formed by ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox News Channel, NBC and the AP to poll voters as they exit the voting booth on election night is cutting back this year, reflecting what the AP...

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Scrubs Star Zach Braff To Direct New Tv Comedy

25th October 2012

Zach Braff is heading back to the small screen to direct a new comedy.The Scrubs star has been commissioned by bosses at America's Abc network to write, direct and executive produce a new half-hour show...

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Ratings Slip For Third Debate

24th October 2012

With foreign policy as its principal topic and facing competition against Monday Night Football on ESPN and game 7 of the National League playoffs on Fox TV, the latest presidential debate attracted 59.2 million viewers...

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Nbc Has Its Best Season Start In Ten Years

24th October 2012

NBC dominated the ratings among adults 18-49 for the fourth consecutive week last week -- the first time it has done so since the Must-See-TV days of 2002 when its Thursday night comedy lineup and...

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Ratings Slip For Third Debate

24th October 2012

With foreign policy as its principal topic and facing competition against Monday Night Football on ESPN and game 7 of the National League playoffs on Fox TV, the latest presidential debate attracted 59.2 million viewers...

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Nbc Has Its Best Season Start In Ten Years

24th October 2012

NBC dominated the ratings among adults 18-49 for the fourth consecutive week last week -- the first time it has done so since the Must-See-TV days of 2002 when its Thursday night comedy lineup and...

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The Voice Keeps Nbc In First Place Monday

23rd October 2012

ABC's Dancing with the Stars continued to draw a big overall audience Monday night but trip when it came to attracting younger viewers, falling to NBC's The Voice. On Monday night Dancing attracted 12.47 million...

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