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Paul Haggis Backs Tom Cruise 'Wife Auditions' Scandal Story

5th September 2012

Paul Haggis has backed up Vanity Fair's controversial article about Tom Cruise wife auditions

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Off Camera, Katie Couric Brands Kate Middleton 'Too Thin'

4th September 2012

Katie Couric has risked the wrath of the PR team at Buckingham Palace by suggesting Kate Middleton is "too thin". The comments - initially reported by Usa Today - came during a question-and-answer session following...

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Oscar Winner Confirms Tom Cruise 'Auditioned' For Wife

4th September 2012

Rumours that Tom Cruise auditioned wives before he met Katie Holmes have been growing over the past couple of weeks, and now one seemingly credible source has confirmed the speculation. Oscar winning director Paul Haggis-...

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Without Sunday Football, Ratings Plunge

3rd September 2012

Probably far more people were preparing their barbeque grills Sunday night than watching television. Virtually everything on the air was a repeat, with the exception of CBS's Big Brother , which averaged 5.5 million viewers....

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Robin Roberts' Mother Dies, 'Good Morning America' Plan Tribute

31st August 2012

Robin Roberts ' mother has died, aged 88. The Good Morning America star's mum, Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts passed away at her home in Mississippi last night (August 30, 2012). Robin Roberts has had her own...

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Ratings For Rnc Coverage Slips

30th August 2012

Coverage of the Republican National Convention by all three major networks combined was watched by nearly as many viewers as tuned in to the results episode of America's Got Talent Wednesday night. NBC led the...

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Fox News Dominates Convention Coverage

30th August 2012

Demonstrating its strong connection to its conservative audience, Fox News Channel drew significantly larger ratings for its coverage of the first night of the Republican National Convention than any other network, including broadcast giants NBC,...

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Modern Family Creator Offers Ann Romney A Role On New Season

30th August 2012

'Modern Family' creator Steve Levitan has reacted to news that Ann Romney - wife of Presidential candidate Mitt Romney - considers the Abc comedy to be her favorite show on television. The series centers on...

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Joss Whedon To Write And Direct New 'Shield' Series

29th August 2012

Joss Whedon, the director of The Avengers, is to write and direct new action series S.H.I.E.L.D reports Screen Rant. The news follows the announcement that Whedon will be the writer and director of The Avengers...

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Oscars Have New Producers

24th August 2012

Following rumors appearing on numerous blogs, newspaper columns, and tabloid TV shows that Lorne Michaels had a lock on the producer's gig at next year's Oscar ceremony, it was announced Thursday that Craig Zadan and...

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Taylor Swift Crashed Kennedy Wedding, Says Kathie Lee Gifford

24th August 2012

Apparently, Taylor Swift and new beau Conor Kennedy were playing Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn this week when they crashed the wedding of Victoria Kenny's daughter, Kyle, last weekend.Victoria's stepmother Kathie Lee Gifford spoke about...

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Abc Picks Up Jennifer Lopez Show 'The Fosters'

24th August 2012

Jennifer Lopez will see her first post-American Idol take her to a path relatively untread in the past, as she looks to go behind the camera to produce her next on-screen project.Yesterday (August 23rd), Abc...

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Will Networks Be Covering The Rnc Or Isaac?

23rd August 2012

The anchors of the three major evening newscasts -- Brian Williams of NBC, Diane Sawyer of ABC, and Scott Pelley of CBS -- are set to command the troops of network reporters who will be...

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Angelina Jolie To Showcase Daughter Vivienne In 'Maleficent' Movie

23rd August 2012

Angelina Jolie 's youngest daughter is set to follow in her Oscar-winning mother's footsteps as she appears in the superstar's upcoming Disney movie 'Maleficent'.Vivienne Jolie-Pitt will play the role of young Princess Aurora in the...

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Tony Scott Suicide Mystery: He Was Excited About Top Gun 2

22nd August 2012

The mystery surrounding Tony Scott 's death has become even more baffling, with the news that he was "burning with excitement" about making Top Gun 2. According to a report from The Metro,...

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Football Star Michael Strahan To Join Kelly Ripa On Live!

22nd August 2012

It is looking increasingly likely that the former football star Michael Strahan will become Kelly Ripa's co-host on Live!. Multiple sources with inside knowledge of the situation have revealed that the Fox Sports presenter will...

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Reports A Replacement For Regis Has Been Found

22nd August 2012

After nearly a year-long search following the departure of Regis Philbin, ABC has found a permanent co-host for Kelly Ripa on its morning Live! talk show. He's former football star Michael Strahan, who currently appears...

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No Olympics -- But Nbc Still Tops Ratings Chart

22nd August 2012

After two weeks of Olympics domination, the latest Nielsen ratings list returned to normal -- "summer" normal, that is -- last week. And NBC still had three shows among the top ten, including the top...

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Leno Responds To Budget Cuts -- In His Monologue

22nd August 2012

Jay Leno responded Tuesday to reports that NBC has steeply cut the budget of the Tonight show and that Leno himself had offered to take a cut in pay of as much as 25 percent...

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Kelly Ripa's Co-host Will Be Football Star Michael Strahan

22nd August 2012

Kelly Ripa's co-host on 'Live with Kelly' has changed 59 times since Regis Philbin announced his retirement, though it appears a deal for a permanent successor has finally been inked. Former New York Giants star...

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Michael Strahan's 'Live With Kelly' Deal Almost Done

22nd August 2012

It looks like Michael Strahan 's Live With Kelly deal has been signed, sealed and delivered, after Abc finally decided on a candidate trusted with replacing the inimitable Regis Philbin. The former football star has...

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Coroner: 'Tony Scott Did Not Have Brain Cancer'

21st August 2012

The Los Angeles Coroner's Chief of Operations has dismissed reports suggesting late director Tony Scott had been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour prior to his tragic death on Sunday (19Aug12).The Top Gun filmmaker jumped...

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Nbc Won't Air Democratic Convention On Wednesday

21st August 2012

There was a time when all three major television networks broadcast the Republican and Democratic national conventions "gavel to gavel." No longer. In more recent years, they've reduced their coverage to one hour per night....

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Video Of Scott's Suicide Jump Being Shopped To Tabloid Shows

21st August 2012

TMZ has said that it has been offered video footage of director Tony Scott's suicide leap from the Vincent Thomas bridge in Los Angeles -- for a price. The gossip website said that it did...

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Why Did Nbc Want Michael J. Fox's New Sitcom So Badly?

21st August 2012

Michael J Fox will return to screens next year with a new sitcom on Nbc, partly based on his own life. Facing stiff competition from the other major networks, chairman Robert Greenblatt offered the actor...

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Michael J Fox Will Return To Tv Sitcom After 12 Year Hiatus

21st August 2012

The actor Michael J Fox will be making a return to TV after a lengthy hiatus, after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, Bbc News reports. Fox retired from acting in 2000, when he had been...

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Report Tony Scott Had Brain Tumor When He Committed Suicide

20th August 2012

Action film director Tony Scott, whose films included Top Gun, Crimson Tide, The Taking of Pelham 123, The Last Boy Scout, and Beverly Hills Cop 2 , has died at age 68, an apparent suicide....

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Tony Scott's Autopsy To Be Done Today

20th August 2012

An autopsy on Tony Scott will be carried out today (20.08.12).The 'Top Gun' director was found dead after jumping from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in Los Angeles yesterday (19.08.12) and authorities have confirmed they will...

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Tony Scott Suffered From Inoperable Brain Cancer - Report

20th August 2012

Tragic director Tony Scott had been diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer, according to U.S. reports.The Top Gun filmmaker jumped to his death from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon (19Aug12), aged...

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Tony Scott Diagnosed With Inoperable Brain Cancer Before Death

20th August 2012

Tony Scott 's death came as a great shock to the movie industry this week, though the context of the director's decision to commit suicide is beginning to take shape. A source close...

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