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Gibson's Departure Leaves Abc News In Flux

3rd September 2009

The largely perfunctory manner in which it was announced that Diane Sawyer would replace Charles Gibson as anchor of ABC's World News has left many analysts questioning the timing of Gibson's announcement and the network's...

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Even With Top Three Shows, Nbc Can't Beat Cbs

2nd September 2009

NBC took the top three spots in the Nielsen ratings last week, with two episodes of America's Got Talent , followed by pre-season football. But it was all CBS after that among the top ten...

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Sawyer To Replace Gibson As Abc Anchor

2nd September 2009

Charles Gibson will step down as anchor of ABC's World News in January and be replaced by his onetime Good Morning America and Primetime co-host Diane Sawyer, ABC News President David Westin announced today (Wednesday)....

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Few Viewers For Daytime Emmy Awards

1st September 2009

Mirroring the sad state of affairs (no pun intended) of daytime television in general, Sunday night's telecast of the Daytime Emmy Awards hit an all-time low in the ratings on the CW network. The awards...

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Guiding Light A Last Hurrah

31st August 2009

Guiding Light is fading out brightly. Actor Jeff Branson tied for best supporting actor in the Daytime Emmy Awards Saturday. Backstage, he called the award "bittersweet," as he observed that the CBS show will be...

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Brown's Post-sentencing Party Lands Nightclub In Trouble

29th August 2009

CHRIS BROWN's post-sentencing celebration this week has landed a Los Angeles nightclub in trouble - because he was partying underage.The R&B star shocked fans on Tuesday (25Aug09) when he was snapped dancing in Hollywood club...

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Late-night Tv Settles Into A Groove

28th August 2009

After an early period of see-sawing ratings, the competition between David Letterman and Conan O'Brien is falling into a nightly pattern that is relatively unaffected by repeats of either of the late-night shows' hosts, the...

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Thriller Named Jackson's Number One Album

27th August 2009

MICHAEL JACKSON's iconic record THRILLER has been named the King of Pop's best album in a new poll of the superstar's fans.In a survey timed to coincide with what would have been Jackson's 51st birthday...

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America's Got Talent Has Got Top Ratings

26th August 2009

NBC's America's Got Talent not only held on to the top spot on the weekly Nielsen TV ratings list for last week, it nabbed the second slot as well, as viewers tuned in to see...

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Cbs Wins Every Half Hour Of Primetime Monday -- With Repeats

25th August 2009

Every show in its lineup Monday night was a rerun, but CBS won every half-hour of primetime nevertheless. The two top shows, Two and a Half Men , with 9.3 million viewers, and The Big...

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Something For Everyone In Late-night Race

24th August 2009

NBC on Thursday attempted to put a positive face on the latest late-night results, which showed Conan O'Brien's Tonight show trailing David Letterman's Late Show in total audience despite the fact that CBS's Letterman was...

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News Reports Remain Aligned As Before

19th August 2009

Among the evening newscasts, the results were little changed with NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams retaining the lead with 7.35 million viewers. ABC World News With Charles Gibson placed second with 6.74 million, while...

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Nbc Has No. 1 Show; Cbs Is No. 1 Network

19th August 2009

Although NBC scored solidly once again with its all-new editions of America's Got Talent, CBS remained the highest-rated network overall last week, both in terms of overall households and viewers 18-49, even though most of...

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Solid Debuts For District 9, Time Traveler

18th August 2009

District 9 's final weekend results were slightly better than studio estimates, while The Time Traveler's Wife were slightly worse. District 9 wound up with $37.4 million, while The Time Traveler's Wife took in $18.6...

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Cbs Wins Monday Night -- With Reruns

18th August 2009

Reruns of CBS's Two and a Half Men and The Big Bang Theory managed to score ratings well above anything else airing Monday night, according to Nielsen Media Research. Men drew 8.7 million viewers at...

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Report Abdul Negotiating A Return To American Idol

18th August 2009

Rumors that Paula Abdul would appear as a contestant on next season's Dancing With the Stars on ABC were snuffed out Monday when the show issued the lineup of contestants -- sans Abdul. However, MSNBC.com's...

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Kudrow Wants Mini Friends Reunion

18th August 2009

LISA KUDROW is campaigning for a role in new comedy series COUGAR TOWN, so she can reunite with her former FRIENDS co-star COURTENEY COX.Cox plays an older women chasing younger lovers in the ABC show...

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Nightline Wins Again

14th August 2009

Chalk up another wild-card victory for ABC's Nightline. The late-night news show beat both CBS's The Late Show With David Letterman and NBC's The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien in total viewers last week and...

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St. Elmo's Fire Reignited For The Small Screen

14th August 2009

ST. ELMO'S FIRE has been reignited - TV bosses have signed a deal to adapt the Brat Pack movie classic into a small screen series.The original 1985 picture followed the lives of seven pals as...

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Millionaire 'S Numbers Tick Upwards

13th August 2009

America's Got Talent is not the programming juggernaut that Who Wants to Be a Millionaire once was, but neither is Millionaire. The return of the Regis Philbin-hosted quiz show on ABC edged out a "recap"...

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Abdul To Star In Her Own Abc Show?

13th August 2009

Gossip website TMZ reported Wednesday that Paula Abdul spent part of Tuesday afternoon with ABC entertainment chief Steve McPherson discussing a possible package deal. Citing "our spies," the website said that McPherson has proposed that...

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Third Night Of Millionaire Is A Slumdog

12th August 2009

The return of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire is not giving the struggling ABC network any relief. Sunday and Monday's installments drew 7.2 million -- not bad for a summer show but millions below...

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Abc's Ratings Fall To Historic Low

12th August 2009

With The Bachelorette having concluded its summer run, ABC was left floundering in the ratings last week -- posting last-place averages among viewers overall and also among adults 18-49. Among the former group, ABC posted...

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Dwts Pro Thinks Abdul Should Only Be A Contestant

11th August 2009

One of the professional dancers who appears on ABC's Dancing With the Stars has weighed in on ABC Entertainment chief Stephen McPherson's indirect invitation to Paula Abdul to join the show. "I think we're good...

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Abc Ready To Dance With Paula Abdul

10th August 2009

Paula Abdul received an indirect invitation to appear either as a judge or a performer on ABC's Dancing With the Stars. The invitation was extended over the weekend by ABC Entertainment President Steve McPherson as...

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Grey's Anatomy Bosses Hit Back At Heigl

9th August 2009

TV executives behind hit medical drama GREY'S ANATOMY have berated KATHERINE HEIGL for her recent outburst in which she criticised the show's "cruel and mean" work schedule.The actress spoke out in a bid to "embarrass"...

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At The Movies Critics Replaced

6th August 2009

Few moviegoers pay much attention to critics these days, but apparently ABC Media Productions has paid attention to the critics of their critics. The company has fired co-hosts Ben Lyons and Ben Mankiewicz who were...

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Nbc At Top Of Nielsens, But Cbs Wins Week

5th August 2009

NBC returned to the head of the class last week as America's Got Talent occupied the first, second and ninth positions on Nielsen Research's weekly network ratings chart. The network fared less well with the...

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Netflix To Stream Abc Series

3rd August 2009

Netflix subscribers may now begin to watch the first five seasons of ABC's Lost free as part of a deal announced today (Monday) between the online movie rental service and the TV network. Previous seasons...

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Disney Profits Plunge 26 Percent

31st July 2009

Add the Walt Disney Co. to the list of media conglomerates reporting big second-quarter losses. Its profit fell 26 percent in the quarter, but analysts noted that it was expected to report an even sharper...

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