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Christina Applegate Now '100 Per Cent' Free Of Breast Cancer

19th August 2008

Christina Applegate is clear of breast cancer following treatment, she has confirmed.It was revealed earlier this month that the actress was suffering from an early form of the disease.But thanks to the cancer being discovered...

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Colbert, Stewart Audiences Smart; Couric's Not So

18th August 2008

The overwhelming majority of people who watch cable and broadcast newscasts and topical variety shows are unable to identify the party that now controls Congress, name the current secretary of state, and name Britain's new...

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Yung Joc Sued Over Child Support

18th August 2008

Rapper YUNG JOC is facing further legal drama after the mother of his son filed a lawsuit against him, claiming he failed to pay child support. Fatimah Jester is suing the Georgia-based star - real...

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Ugly Betty Wins Big At Alma Awards

18th August 2008

U.S. TV hit UGLY BETTY was the big winner at this year's (08) ALMA awards - scooping four of the ceremony's most prestigious gongs. The ALMA Awards, which took place on Sunday (17Aug08) at the...

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Pay Bump For Lost Star Fox

15th August 2008

The lovely ladies of Wisteria Lane are able to command a fairly hefty pay packet – and now Lost star Matthew Fox has worked his per-episode wage up to their level.Fox, who plays Jack Shephard...

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Fox Brokers Lucrative New Lost Deal

15th August 2008

LATEST: Actor MATTHEW FOX has reached a new pay deal with TV bosses, taking his LOST salary to $225,000 (GBP112,500) per episode. The star's wage negotiations were first highlighted earlier this week (begs11Aug08), when Fox...

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Lopez Brings Maid To Tv

13th August 2008

Hollywood actress JENNIFER LOPEZ is bringing her 2002 romantic comedy MAID IN MANHATTAN to the small screen. The 39-year-old has teamed up with U.S. TV network ABC to produce a new series based on the...

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The Peacock Flies Again

13th August 2008

NBC, which once dominated the weekly Nielsen ratings but which had fallen to has-been status in recent years, was back on the victors' stand again thanks to its coverage of the Summer Olympics in Beijing....

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Witches Of Eastwick Set For Tv

13th August 2008

THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK is to be turned into a TV series in the U.S. - more than 20 years after it hit the big screen. Bosses at Network ABC are developing the project, which...

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Jazz Legend Lee Young Dies

10th August 2008

Legendary jazz musician Lee Young has died. He was 94. The music pioneer passed away at his home in Los Angeles on 31 July (08). Young forged his love affair with jazz growing up...

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Tennis Star Files For James Bond Divorce

9th August 2008

Former tennis star Pam Shriver has filed for divorce from James Bond actor George Lazenby.Court papers filed in Los Angeles cite "irreconcilable differences" as the reason the six-year marriage has come to an end.Lazenby and...

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Jameson Strips For Peta Sex Ad

9th August 2008

Former porn star JENNA JAMESON is baring all in a sexy new PETA ad to urge pet owners to get their dogs and cats spayed and neutered. The sexy actress, who is reportedly expecting her...

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Debate Moderators Named

6th August 2008

The Commission on Presidential Debates on Monday named the moderators of the three presidential debates between John McCain and Barack Obama and the single debate between the yet-to-be-named vice-presidential candidates. The first debate, set to...

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Cbs Wins With Repeats

6th August 2008

They may all have been reruns, but CBS's scripted shows dominated the Nielsen top ten list last week, with Two and a Half Men drawing 9.3 million viewers, followed by Criminal Minds with 8.7 million....

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Braxton To Dance With The Stars?

5th August 2008

TONI BRAXTON is set to bounce back from her recent health crisis to compete in the upcoming series of U.S. reality TV contest DANCING WITH THE STARS, according to reports. The Unbreak My Heart singer,...

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Us Actress Christina Applegate Has Breast Cancer

3rd August 2008

American comedy actress Christina Applegate is suffering from breast cancer, it has been announced.Representatives issued a statement confirming the early form of breast cancer following stateside media reports last night.The 36-year-old is expected to make...

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Talent's Got Ratings

31st July 2008

After being bumped off the top of the Nielsen weekly ratings list a week earlier by baseball's All-Star Game, NBC's America's Got Talent regained its leadership as America's most-watched summer show, with 13.2 million viewers....

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Another Canadian Series Coming To The U.s.

29th July 2008

Giving Hollywood labor unions further pause, a second Canadian-produced TV series has been set to air on a major U.S. network. 18 to Life , produced by Montreal's Galafilm, is due to air next season...

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Reality Hosts To Give, Receive Emmys

29th July 2008

All five reality-show hosts who have been nominated for Emmys this year will also host the Emmys this year, ABC and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences have told the Associated Press. They are:...

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Stars Come Out To Battle Cancer

29th July 2008

JENNIFER ANISTON, SCARLETT JOHANSSON and CHARLIZE THERON will be among the stars adding a touch of glamour to a U.S. TV special to raise money for cancer research. The actresses will join other Hollywood celebrities...

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Abc's Nightline Shows Growing Strength

25th July 2008

Suggesting that ABC may want to think twice before paying Jay Leno gazillions to take over its 11:30 p.m. time period when he leaves the Tonight show next year, its relatively low-budget Nightline managed to...

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Produced-in-canada Show A Hit

25th July 2008

Flashpoint , a Canadian-produced cop drama that CBS picked up during the writers' strike when production of U.S. shows had shut down, placed first in its 10:00 p.m. time period Thursday night and retained virtually...

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Viewers Sign Fox's Dance Card

24th July 2008

Fox's two-hour So You Think You Can Dance stomped all over its mostly rerun competition Wednesday night, averaging a 5.2 rating and a 9 share (8.38 million viewers), giving the network a win for the...

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Australia's Abc Making Shows Available On Demand

23rd July 2008

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation said today (Wednesday) that it had reached a turning point in the digital age with the launch of an online streaming platform that will enable viewers to watch a variety of...

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Williams, Gibson, Run Neck-and-neck

23rd July 2008

ABC and NBC wound up in a virtual tie for first place among the three nightly newscasts. Nielsen gave them an identical 5 rating and 11 share and noted that NBC Nightly News With Brian...

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All-star Game Scores For Fox

23rd July 2008

Some 14.5 million people were singing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" last week, making Fox's coverage of Major League Baseball's All-Star Game the most-watched telecast of the week. (The figure represented only the primetime...

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Leno To Leave Tonight On May 29

22nd July 2008

Television critics were left scratching their heads when Jay Leno, disguised in a bald cap and fake goatee, showed up as a reporter at a news conference for NBC executives Monday but did not ask...

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Talk Show Host Crane Dies

21st July 2008

Former U.S. talk show host LES CRANE has died at the age of 74. Crane enjoyed a long and successful career as a radio presenter, helping to pioneer the talk radio format, and he even...

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High School Musical Hits Sour Note

21st July 2008

Disney learned Sunday that its High School Musical brand has limits to its success. Only 4 million viewers tuned in to High School Musical: Get in the Picture , a talent competition that aired on...

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Amazon Video On Demand Is Launched

18th July 2008

Amazon on Thursday launched a beta version of its new Amazon Video on Demand service, which allows users to watch any of 40,000 movies and TV shows on their PCs or Macs. (It requires no...

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