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Nbc Continues To Fade

28th January 2009

Without football in the picture, NBC was unable to place a single show in the Nielsen top ten last week. CBS again emerged as the most-watched network overall, while Fox -- thanks mostly to American...

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Abc Denies Ugly Betty Axe

27th January 2009

Officials at U.S. TV network ABC have denied hit series UGLY BETTY is set to be cancelled - after announcing plans to take the show off-air in March (09). The programme, starring America Ferrera, is being...

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Ringwald Pregnant With Twins

24th January 2009

Actress MOLLY RINGWALD is preparing for double trouble - she's expecting twins. The Breakfast Club star, 40, has announced she is pregnant with a boy and a girl, according to People.com. The tots are due...

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Fishburne Makes Solid Debut On Csi

23rd January 2009

CBS's CSI Crime Scene Investigation , in its first episode without star William L. Peterson but with its new star, Laurence Fishburne, attracted 17.53 million viewers Thursday night, making it the most-watched show of the...

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Football Throws Idol For A Loss

22nd January 2009

Both the Tuesday and Wednesday episodes of American Idol drew more than 30 million viewers last week, but Fox fell far short of winning the week, according to ratings figures released by Nielsen Media Research...

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James 'Emotional' As Beyonce Sang At Last

22nd January 2009

Blues singer ETTA JAMES was overcome with pride watching BEYONCE KNOWLES covering her classic song AT LAST for new U.S. President BARACK OBAMA. Knowles, who depicts James in the drama Cadillac Records, sang the icon's...

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Clooney Heading Back To E.r.

22nd January 2009

GEORGE CLOONEY has reportedly agreed to return to medical drama E.R. for the show's final series. The Oceans Eleven actor starred as Dr. Doug Ross from 1994 to 1999 in the long-running series before leaving...

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Er To Be Saved?

21st January 2009

Medical drama ER has been given a lifeline as fans prepare for the show's final episodes. Executive producer John Wells is set to pull the life support system on the hit programme this spring (09),...

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Jonas Brothers Surprise Obama's Daughters

21st January 2009

Teen pop heart-throbs THE JONAS BROTHERS made a special visit to the White House on inauguration day, as a scavenger hunt prize for President BARACK OBAMA's daughters. After watching their father sworn in as America's...

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Will Studios Sponsor Themselves During Oscar Telecast?

19th January 2009

For the first time the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will permit ads for movies to run during the Oscar telecast on February 24. Under new rules adopted in October, studios will be...

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O'connell Debuts Twins On U.s. Tv

17th January 2009

Actor JERRY O'CONNELL has given American audiences their first peek at his newborn twin girls with actress REBECCA ROMIJN. O'Connell was bursting with pride as a new dad during a stint as guest co-host on...

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Citizen Journalists Cover N.y. Plane Crash

16th January 2009

Once again, as it had in Mumbai last month, television relied on "citizen journalists" for video coverage of the crash of a U.S. Airways flight into New York's Hudson River on Thursday. First images of...

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Soap To Be Recycled On The Web

15th January 2009

Fans of the long-running ABC soap opera General Hospital who miss an episode no longer need worry about losing a key plot point. The network announced Tuesday that it would post each episode online, on...

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Ferrell's Tv Ad Gets Axe

15th January 2009

A controversial advert for WILL FERRELL's new Broadway show has been pulled from U.S. TV - after millions of outraged Americans complained the promo was too outrageous for its daytime slot. The foul-mouthed funnyman will...

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The Mentalist Becomes Top-rated Entertainment Show

14th January 2009

CBS's The Mentalist turned out to be not only the top-rated new show of the season but also the most-watched entertainment show of last week, according to Nielsen Research. The show attracted 19.6 million viewers,...

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Braff Scrubs Out Of Tv Series

13th January 2009

SCRUBS star ZACH BRAFF will bow out of the hit U.S. series after completing its next season to pursue a career in directing. The 33-year-old actor has starred in the show as Dr. John 'J.D.'...

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Chenoweth Returns To New York Stage

13th January 2009

Tony Award winner KRISTIN CHENOWETH is returning to the New York stage - two months after producers announced her U.S. TV show was facing cancellation. Pushing Daisies executive producer Bryan Fuller declared in November (08)...

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Walters Special Beats The Competition

9th January 2009

Barbara Walters' interview with Patrick Swayze, who is battling pancreatic cancer, was watched by 12.6 million viewers Wednesday night, making it the most-watched show of the night, according to Nielsen Research. But ABC, which carried...

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Reporting For Abc From Iraq The Bbc

8th January 2009

Challenged by cutbacks and forced to retrench, ABC News, which no longer maintains a full-time correspondent in Iraq, said Monday that it will now get breaking news reports in the country from the BBC, which...

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Big News Week -- Who Knows Why?

8th January 2009

Once again, unaccountably it was a big week for the nightly news shows with NBC averaging 9.5 million viewers for NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams. (The Associated Press observed that the figure would have...

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Nbc Back In First Place -- For Now

8th January 2009

The first week of the new year was dominated by football, with Saturday's NFL Playoff Game between the San Diego Chargers and the Indianapolis Colts watched by 27.8 million viewers. Indeed, while Saturday is ordinarily...

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Oprah's Weight Confession = Ratings

7th January 2009

There's one positive thing that can be said about Oprah Winfrey's 48-pound weight gain it's good for ratings. Monday's Oprah show in which she talked about packing on the pounds and what she plans to...

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Cancer Sufferer Swayze 'May Only Live Two Years'

7th January 2009

Actor Patrick Swayze has admitted pancreatic cancer may kill him in the next two years.The Dirty Dancing star gave his first TV interview since being diagnosed with the disease and revealed he was "scared" and...

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Who Says People Won't Watch Tv On Saturdays?

5th January 2009

The upset victory of the San Diego Chargers over the Indianapolis Colts in overtime drew 23.84 million viewers on Saturday -- a night that most broadcast executives have given up as hopeless, filling their Saturday...

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Cruise Credits Scientology With Fixing His Dyslexia

5th January 2009

TOM CRUISE has credited his Scientology faith with helping him overcome dyslexia - insisting he was illiterate until he followed the teachings of the controversial religion's founder L. RON HUBBARD. The Hollywood superstar struggled with...

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New Year Surprises In Tv Ratings

2nd January 2009

New Year's Day produced some surprising results in the primetime competition. At 8 00 p.m., the last half hour of the Rose Bowl Game drew 13.45 million viewers. While figures for the earlier hours were...

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Dick Clark Still Rings In Ratings

2nd January 2009

Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest , which aired from 11 30 p.m. to 1 00 a.m., remained the most-watched New Year's Eve show Wednesday/Thursday although its ratings slipped slightly from last...

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Cbs Dominates Weak Week For Networks

31st December 2008

CBS's 60 Minutes was watched by nearly the same number of people who tuned in to NBC's Sunday-night football game between the Denver Broncos and the San Diego Chargers. The football game, the highest-rated telecast...

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Underwood: 'Dirty Sexy Money Is Cancelled'

31st December 2008

DIRTY SEXY MONEY star BLAIR UNDERWOOD has confirmed the struggling U.S. show is set to be axed - despite network executives refusing to admit it's been cancelled. The show, which airs on American network ABC,...

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Old Movie Captures Young Viewers

26th December 2008

The 62-year-old movie It's a Wonderful Life , broadcast annually by NBC, went head-to-head against the three-year-old The Chronicles of Narnia The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe , broadcast by ABC Wedneday, but it...

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