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Dancing Dominates

24th March 2009

ABC's Dancing With the Stars continued to keep a lock on Monday-night ratings, averaging 20.02 million over its two hours,...

Obama Address Tonight Will Disrupt Sweeps Week

24th March 2009

President Obama plans a formal address to the nation tonight (Tuesday) concerning his economic recovery program, prompting a second major...

Directv Gives Life To Canceled Shows

24th March 2009

DirecTV is planning to rescue at least three more critically well-received shows that were ditched by their networks after only...

Idol Up Against Rivals; Down Against Itself

20th March 2009

American Idol once again proved to be unchallengeable Wednesday night as it drew 23.07 million viewers. The only program that...

Ratings The Rich Get Richer

19th March 2009

The same players that dominated the top of the Nielsen ratings list the previous week did so again last week,...

Carlisle First To Go-go From Dancing Line-up

18th March 2009

Pop star BELINDA CARLISLE's dancing feet barely touched the ground before she became the first celebrity to be booted off...

Degeneres Interviews New Wife On Seven-month Anniversary

16th March 2009

Newlywed ELLEN DEGENERES celebrated her seven-month anniversary on Monday (16Mar09) by interviewing her wife, PORTIA DE ROSSI, on her U.S....

America's Imus Reveals Cancer Battle

16th March 2009

Controversial U.S. radio DJ DON IMUS is battling prostate cancer. The 68-year-old, who hit the headlines in 2007 when he referred...

Film Version Of Stephen King Horror It Planned

13th March 2009

Stephen King's classic horror novel It is set for the big screen in a new Warner Bros adaptation, it has...

Idol Captures Three Out Of Ten Top Spots

11th March 2009

Three American Idol shows aired last week and took over three of the top-ten spots on Nielsen's weekly ratings list....

Time Warner Cable Adding Tv Shows On Demand

10th March 2009

Time Warner Cable has become the latest cable provider to offer subscribers TV programs on demand. While many of the...

Abc's Dancing Returns As Big As Ever

10th March 2009

Ratings results for the return of Dancing With the Stars Monday must have had ABC execs dancing on their desks...

Cbs Wins Tight Sunday Race With Abc

9th March 2009

CBS dominated the first two hours of primetime on Sunday and ABC dominated the second two hours. When the night...

March Comes In -- Like February

6th March 2009

The February sweeps, which were bumped to March this year because it was thought that the (now delayed) digital transition...

Local News Shows Soar On Bad Economic News

5th March 2009

Despite the fact that the newsrooms of local TV stations have been trimmed all over the country in recent months,...

Idol Dominates Tuesday Again

4th March 2009

Performances by the last group of semifinalists on American Idol Tuesday night were watched by roughly the same number of...

Ratings This Week's Like Last Week

4th March 2009

Except for the appearance of a Jesse Stone TV movie starring Tom Selleck on the list, Nielsen's top ten looked...

Life On Mars Sent Into Orbit

4th March 2009

HARVEY KEITEL, JASON O'MARA and MICHAEL IMPERIOLI's U.S. sci-fi TV series LIFE ON MARS has been cancelled - just five...

Farewell To Mars

3rd March 2009

ABC has given producers of Life on Mars an early notice that it won't be renewing the show for next...

Lowe 'Too Tanned' For Tv Bosses

2nd March 2009

ROB LOWE has been ordered to stay out of the sun after his TV bosses objected to him becoming too...

Siegfried And Roy Show Taped For Abc News Magazine

2nd March 2009

As unlikely as it may seem, what was billed as the final on-stage appearance of Siegfried and Roy -- at...

U2 To Play Free Show At New York College?

2nd March 2009

Irish rockers U2 will follow-up their free concert in London last week (27Feb09) by treating students to a secret show...

Idol Still Golden But Slightly Tarnished

26th February 2009

Wednesday night's edition of American Idol -- a "performance" night that was delayed because of President Obama's address to Congress...

Oscars Can't Give Abc A Weekly Win

25th February 2009

As usual, ABC's coverage of the Academy Awards was the second-highest-rated telecast of the year, drawing 36.3 million viewers. Although...

Fox Wins Tight Monday-night Ratings Race

24th February 2009

Despite presenting a night of reruns, CBS managed to fight off a slew of tough competitors Monday, and although it...

California Passes Incentives Package

20th February 2009

Despite strong opposition from many legislators, a five-year financial incentives package for Hollywood filmmakers has been included in the California's...

Abc Shells Out For Interview, Doesn't Get It

20th February 2009

ABC News paid between $249 and $739 a night for a three-night hotel stay at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes...

Cut-price Oscars

20th February 2009

Because of the current flight of advertisers from television, ABC has been forced to cut the amount it charges for...

Tv Bosses 'Killing Off' Desperate's Sheridan

19th February 2009

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES bosses are making sure NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN's exit from the hit show is permanent - her character will be...

Despite Octomom And Idol , Cbs Wins Again

19th February 2009

The list of top-ten television shows for last week was composed mostly of the usual players, with NBC remaining on...