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Tyra Banks Sells Scripted Show Based On Her Rise To Fame

13th October 2012

Supermodel-turned-Tv titan Tyra Banks is turning her attentions to scripted drama after selling a show based on her early life to a major U.S. network.The beauty moved from the runway to the small screen when...

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Jennifer Lopez's New Tv Show Targeted By Anti-gay Protests

9th October 2012

Jennifer Lopez's latest Tv venture has been targeted by conservative campaigners over its focus on a lesbian couple raising children.The singer/actress is an executive producer of new small screen series The Fosters with her Nuyorican...

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Sofia Vergara Turns Producer For New Tv Thriller

5th October 2012

MODERN FAMILY star Sofia Vergara is moving into producing after Tv bosses handed her the reins of a new show.The sexy Colombian star is set to adapt Argentine series Mujeres Asesinas for America's Abc network,...

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Football+voice+revolution Add Up To #1 For Nbc

26th September 2012

It's probably a given that between now and the Super Bowl in February: football will hold the top spot in the weekly Nielsen ratings. Last weekend's NBC coverage of the game between Baltimore and New...

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Football+voice+revolution Add Up To #1 For Nbc

26th September 2012

It's probably a given that between now and the Super Bowl in February: football will hold the top spot in the weekly Nielsen ratings. Last weekend's NBC coverage of the game between Baltimore and New...

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Pete Doherty Scraps Another Scottish Concert

25th September 2012

Troubled rocker Pete Doherty has cancelled a concert in Glasgow, Scotland due to "unforeseen circumstances".The former Libertines star was scheduled to take the stage at the O2 Abc venue on Tuesday night (25Sep12), but pulled...

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Monday-night Season Debuts Down From Last Year

25th September 2012

A slew of season premieres hit the airwaves Monday night and virtually all of them were down significantly from a year ago. NBC, which got a headstart last week and wound up as the most-watched...

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At Primetime Emmys, Mad Men Goes 0-17

24th September 2012

On a night of shockers at the Emmy Awards, the biggest one may not have been that Mad Men was passed over for best dramatic series -- it had won the trophy four previous years...

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Football Outscores Emmys

24th September 2012

The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards on ABC aired opposite Sunday Night Football on NBC. Football won by a blowout margin. The Emmys attracted 11.6 million viewers, down from 12.4 million a year ago, a 6.5-percent...

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Swing-state Tv Stations Cleaning Up

24th September 2012

This is a great year to be running a radio or TV station in a so-called second-tier market in a swing state. I've been someone who always sort of pooh-poohs 'This is the record year,'...

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Fred Willard's Lewd Conduct Case Closed

19th September 2012

Veteran actor Fred Willard is in the clear over charges of lewd conduct after completing a court-ordered sex education course.The This is Spinal Tap star was arrested for allegedly masturbating while watching a porn film...

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Nbc Takes Nine Of Top-ten Rated Shows

19th September 2012

NBC managed to place nine shows in the Nielsen top ten last week, including the series premiere of Go On (at No. 10) and the season premiere of The Voice (at No. 4), but CBS,...

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Peacock Struts On Monday

18th September 2012

NBC, which has not been able to put a scripted series in contention for ratings success for years, pulled out the best numbers for a premiere of a dramatic series in three years as Revolution...

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Peacock Struts On Monday

18th September 2012

NBC, which has not been able to put a scripted series in contention for ratings success for years, pulled out the best numbers for a premiere of a dramatic series in three years as Revolution...

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Broadcasters File New Lawsuits To Shut Down Aereo

17th September 2012

Several broadcasters, including Fox, Univision and PBS, filed a brief on Friday challenging a federal judge's decision to allow Barry Diller's Aereo service to continue streaming their signals in New York City without permission....

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Broadcasters File New Lawsuits To Shut Down Aereo

17th September 2012

Several broadcasters, including Fox, Univision and PBS, filed a brief on Friday challenging a federal judge's decision to allow Barry Diller's Aereo service to continue streaming their signals in New York City without permission. Aereo...

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Joss Whedon Couldn't Say No To Avengers 2

15th September 2012

Joss Whedon has admitted that agreeing to write 'The Avengers 2' wasn't a difficult decision.It has taken a while for the writer and director to sign on for the sequel, but he insists it was...

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Moonves Praises Pelley, Snubs Old What's-her-name

13th September 2012

Four years ago, CBS chief Les Moonves went out of his way to praise Katie Couric even as her ratings continued to decline. Couric, he told a staff meeting in New York, "is my anchor...

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Nicollette Nicolette Sheridan Loses Another Fight In Desperate Housewives Battle

13th September 2012

Former Desperate Housewives star Nicolette Sheridan has been dealt another blow in her ongoing court battle with the show's executives - lawmakers in California have denied her request for a retrial.The actress' wrongful termination case...

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Nbc Scores Biggest Ratings Win In Years

12th September 2012

The beginning of the football season dominated the Nielsen ratings chart for last week, with NFL-related programs on NBC accounting for six of the top ten programs. With NBC's America's Got Talent accounting for two...

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Pamela Anderson Regrets Sex Ban

12th September 2012

Pamela Anderson is struggling to stay celibate.The 45-year-old blonde bombshell vowed to give up sex until November for the duration of 'Dancing with the Stars: All Stars', but is finding it an impossible task because...

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Screen Tests For ‘Titanic’ Show A Nervous Kate Winslet

12th September 2012

Kate Winslet and Leonardo Dicaprio will now be forever in the public’s conscious as the star-crossed lovers Rose and Jack on the maiden voyage of the Titanic, yet it all could have been so different...

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Outrage As ‘Today’ Ignores 9/11 Silence For Kris Jenner

11th September 2012

Nbc’s ‘Today Show’ came under fire on Tuesday after a segment featuring the Kardashian family matriarch Kris Jenner took precedent over a remembrance for those lost during the terrorist attacks on 9/11While Abc’s Good Morning...

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New Online Video Service Boasts Impressive Pedegree

11th September 2012

A new online video news network has announced a roster of heavy-hitting executives, including Eason Jordan, the former CNN chief news executive who resigned after 23 years at the cable news network after what he...

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Nicki Minaj: Not In Support Of Romney And Behind Obama!

11th September 2012

Nicki Minaj has dispelled the myth she created when she appeared to support Mitt Romney in one of her songs. The rapper has taken to Twitter to set the record straight. “ Ha! Thank you...

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Patrick Dempsey In Trouble For Posting Grey's Spoiler Alert

10th September 2012

Patrick Dempsey has confirmed reports suggesting he was reprimanded by Grey's Anatomy bosses after giving away plot secrets by posting a photo of a castmate online.The actor admits he wasn't thinking about the impact of...

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Katie Couric Heads Battle Of The Monday Night Talk Shows

10th September 2012

Katie Couric is leading a whole host of stars preparing for their first seasons as talk show hosts, with many citing the void left by the incomparable Oprah Winfrey as reason why so many are...

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Clinton Draws Millions Away From Nfl Kickoff

7th September 2012

NBC and the NFL moved the season kickoff of NFL football to Wednesday night so that it would not have to compete against President Obama's acceptance speech on Thursday, the usual night for the kickoff....

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Rnc Can't Crack Top 20 In Ratings

6th September 2012

So far as the individual broadcast networks were concerned, their expensive coverage of the Republican National Convention was pretty much a bust. No network managed to place a single night of convention coverage in the...

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Eddie Murphy Gets Green Light For 'Beverly Hills Cop' Television Show

5th September 2012

It looks like Eddie Murphy may well and truly be on his way back. Ok, perhaps not to the heady heights of the early 1990s, though a primetime television series certainly isn't anything to be...

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