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Gibson Lifts Abc Newscast Back To Second Place

7th June 2006

Charlie Gibson's first week as anchor of ABC's World News Tonight saw the news program regain second place from the CBS Evening News. However, both programs saw a downturn in audience numbers with ABC drawing...

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Nbc Returns To Top Of Ratings Heap

7th June 2006

NBC executives must have waxed nostalgic Tuesday as one of its shows topped the weekly Nielsens among total viewers for the first time since the network aired a Dateline report about Hurricane Katrina last September....

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Vargas Says She Wasn't Pushed

6th June 2006

Elizabeth Vargas has responded to feminists who have expressed harsh skepticism over statements by ABC and Vargas herself about why she was replaced last week by Charles Gibson as anchor of World News Tonight. In...

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Telenovelas: The New Reality?

6th June 2006

Next season appears to be shaping up as the season of the telenovelas -- soap-opera-type serials airing from beginning to end over five days of an entire week. ABC announced Monday that it has entered...

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More Morning Strain Hits Good Morning America

5th June 2006

The morning TV upheaval has become more turbulent with the announcement that Good Morning America executive producer Ben Sherwood is quitting effective Oct. 1. In a message to the show's staff on Friday, Sherwood said...

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Gibson Travels Into Controversy

2nd June 2006

Only days after signing on as the new permanent anchor of ABC's World News Tonight, Charles Gibson was under fire for remarks made in New York magazine that seemed to suggest that there was little...

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Nbc.com Is Top Network Website

2nd June 2006

NBC's game show Deal or No Deal has not only helped lift the network's sagging ratings, it has also drawn a huge number of visitors to its website, making it the most visited website operated by...

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Correspondent Logan Anxious To Return To Baghdad

1st June 2006

CBS Correspondent Lara Logan says that the killing of two of her colleagues and the critical wounding of another won't deter her from returning to Baghdad. Now working on a story in Sudan, Logan told...

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Sawyer Quitting Abc?

30th May 2006

Diane Sawyer may be planning to leave Good Morning America and perhaps the network itself next year, the New York Post reported today (Tuesday), citing reliable reports, including an item in the trade magazine Broadcasting...

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Injured Cbs Reporter Flown To Germany

30th May 2006

The CBS Evening News, which had featured correspondent Kimberly Dozier's reports from Iraq, provided some details about her condition Monday after she was critically injured by a car bomb earlier in the day. Her cameraman,...

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Nbc May No Longer Lead Off "Upfronts"

29th May 2006

NBC, which has traditionally been the first network to unveil its fall programming to advertisers in the so-called May "upfronts," may give up the lead-off spot next year after seeing its rivals quickly target its...

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Getting "Gitmo"

29th May 2006

Lara Setrakian, an off-air ABC reporter who scored a major beat last week by interviewing a group of five recently freed Guantánamo detainees, has criticized TV coverage of the "Gitmo" camp. In an interview with...

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Nbc Won't Pull Out Of Thursday Heavyweight Battle

26th May 2006

NBC has apparently given up hope of regaining Thursday-night supremacy. After first slotting the new Aaron Sorkin series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip into the 9:00 p.m. time slot, for years its highest-rated period...

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Big Audience Finds Lost Finale, Too

25th May 2006

Despite American Idols enormous success Wednesday night, loyal fans of ABC's Lost still turned out in big numbers, as the season finale of the ABC hit drew 17.57 million viewers and an overall 11.4 rating...

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Gibson Named Abc News Anchor

24th May 2006

As ratings continued to fall for ABC's World News Tonight, ABC News chief David Westin announced Tuesday that Charles Gibson would become the sole anchor of the program next Monday, replacing Elizabeth Vargas and Bob...

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Combs To Bring Broadway Play To Tv

23rd May 2006

SEAN COMBS is making the Broadway, New York play A RAISIN IN THE SUN into a television movie. Combs and the main cast from the 2004 musical, including PHYLICIA RASHAD, AUDRA MCDONALD and SANAA LATHAN,...

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Idol Finales Due To Draw Season's Top Ratings

23rd May 2006

American Idol is expected to score the highest ratings of any regularly scheduled show of the season tonight (Tuesday) and Wednesday night with the performances tonight of finalists Katharine McPhee and Taylor Hicks and the...

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Oprah Is The Real Deal In Primetime

23rd May 2006

ABC got off to a solid start Monday night with Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball, which came in first in the 8:00 p.m. hour with a 9.9 rating and a 15 share, beating the usual winner...

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Rodriguez Sentenced To More Jail Time

23rd May 2006

LATEST: LOST star MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ is heading back to jail after being sentenced to serve 60 days in prison for violating her probation. Rodriguez was arrested in December (05) on suspicion of drink driving in...

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Abc, Espn Score Higher Ratings With Nba Playoffs

22nd May 2006

Ratings for the NBA playoffs, which have steadily declined since the retirement of Michael Jordan in 1998, are finally on the rise again. ABC's ratings are up 14 percent for the first eight games, while...

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King Furious Over Idol Competition

22nd May 2006

Horror giant STEPHEN KING has blasted US TV network ABC for scheduling the small screen adaptation of his latest work DESPERATION at the same time as the AMERICAN IDOL finals. The MISERY author is thrilled...

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Iger Shaking Up Disney's "Partners"

19th May 2006

Disney's decision to begin offering its TV shows and movies online has created "a pretty interesting dynamic" between itself and its TV affiliates, DVD marketers, and movie theaters, Disney CEO Robert Iger said Thursday. Speaking...

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Finales Fail To Draw Big Ratings

17th May 2006

Series finales for such shows as Gilmore Girls, The West Wing, Malcolm in the Middle and 7th Heaven showed an uptick in their ratings last week, but none produced ratings that came close to those...

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Grey's Matters -- To Abc

17th May 2006

In a move that is likely to touch off a run on digital video recorders, ABC announced Tuesday that it will move its highest-rated program, Grey's Anatomy, from Sunday to Thursday when the season begins...

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Abc To Air College Football On Saturday Nights

17th May 2006

ABC, which will be without Monday Night Football next season for the first time in 36 years, will go with Saturday-night football instead. The network said Tuesday that it plans to air 12 college football...

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Richards And Locklear To Battle On Tv

16th May 2006

Former friends HEATHER LOCKLEAR and DENISE RICHARDS are set to go head-to-head as they battle for a primetime TV slot for their new shows this autumn (06). Richards, 35, and Locklear, 44, fell out earlier...

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Reporters Warned They're Phone Calls Are Being Monitored

16th May 2006

ABC News investigative reporters Brian Ross and Richard Esposito say they have been warned that federal authorities are tracking the phone numbers that they call in an effort to seal leaks from their confidential sources....

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Veteran Shows Go Out With A Whimper

15th May 2006

Two TV shows aired their final episodes Sunday night, but neither captured a substantial audience. NBC's The West Wing finished its seven-year run with a 6.1 rating and a 10 share -- better than its...

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Who Needs Katie?

12th May 2006

CBS may not have to wait for Katie Couric to take over as anchor of the CBS Evening News in order for the newscast to move ahead of ABC's World News Tonight in the news...

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Idol Voters Oust Another Favorite

11th May 2006

Chris Daughtry, whom many critics described as the far-ahead frontrunner in the current American Idol contest, received the fewest votes from audience members this week and was booted off the show Wednesday night. As the...

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