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Big-getter Walters Scores Big Gets

18th February 2009

Barbara Walters, who is semi-retired from primetime television, where she once competed fiercely for major celebrity and newsmaker interviews -- "the big get," as it's known in the broadcast news business -- said Tuesday that...

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Fascinating Fact 6763

4th February 2009

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's girlfriend, NANCY SHEVELL, is U.S. broadcaster BARBARA WALTERS' second cousin.

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The Things They Say 10879

24th January 2009

"It's the first time I've been sat with four women, and there's not loud music and I haven't got a drink in both my hands." MICKEY ROURKE during an appearance on U.S. talk show THE...

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Swayze In Hospital With Pneumonia

10th January 2009

Patrick Swayze is being treated in hospital after contracting pneumonia.The 56 year old actor, who has pancreatic cancer, had been due to appear at a meeting of the Television Critics Association in Los Angeles 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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Swayze To Talk To Walters In Tv Special

3rd January 2009

U.S. broadcaster BARBARA WALTERS has landed the first TV interview with PATRICK SWAYZE since the actor announced he was battling pancreatic cancer last year (08). Walters has conducted an indepth chat with the Dirty Dancing...

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The Mentalist Tops Week's Ratings

10th December 2008

CBS remained the most-watched network last week as its new drama The Mentalist topped the Nielsen ratings list for the first time. No other new series has reached the top spot since Desperate Housewives did...

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Abdul: Idol Producers Ignored My Stalker Concerns

10th December 2008

American Idol judge Paula Abdul has said her worries about an obsessive fan appearing on the talent show were ignored by its producers.Paula Goodspeed, who auditioned on series five of the hit US talent show,...

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Rosie Live! Deadly In Ratings

28th November 2008

Rosie O'Donnell's live variety special on NBC Wednesday turned out to be a loser not only with critics but with viewers as well. According to Nielsen Media Research, Rosie Live! attracted just 5.04 million viewers...

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Barbara Fires Back At Rosie

21st November 2008

Without mentioning her by name, Barbara Walters lashed out at Rosie O'Donnell on The View Thursday for her recent criticism of the show. Walters said that "some people who have done this show" feel a...

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Big Weekend For "Gets"

14th November 2008

Although only three primetime news magazines are airing these days -- 60Minutes and 48 Hours Mystery on CBS and 20/20 on ABC --two of them are almost certain to dominate the ratings this week with...

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Smith + Cruise Land On Fascinating People List

13th November 2008

Pals WILL SMITH and TOM CRUISE, TINA FEY and MILEY CYRUS have landed on one of America's most important end-of-year countdowns - broadcaster BARBARA WALTERS' 10 Most Fascinating People list. The quartet joins Beijing Olympics...

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Walters Defends Palin

28th October 2008

Barbara Walters has come to the defense of Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin in the controversy over Palin's campaign wardrobe. Following reports that she spent $150,000 in campaign funds for her outfits at political...

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Critics Say Palin Dodged Gibson's Questions

12th September 2008

Sarah Palin's interview with ABC's Charles Gibson did not receive the same kind of praise from critics that her acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention did two weeks ago. Palin, critics said, seemed determined...

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Ellen Picks Up Fourth Daytime Emmy

22nd June 2008

Ellen DeGeneres has won her fourth Daytime Emmy in a row for best talk show host.The presenter beat Regis Philbin, Barbara Walters and Whoopi Goldberg to the prize and claimed she had no plans to...

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Newman Reps Deny He's Dying

11th June 2008

Unconfirmed tabloid reports that Paul Newman was dying of cancer that were given legitimacy -- and impetus -- when they were picked up by the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday were described as "not true"...

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Walters Says She Understands Couric's Woes

14th May 2008

Barbara Walters says that she can identify with the current tribulations of Katie Couric because she went through a similar experience when she herself left the Today show to co-anchor ABC's nightly newscast 30 years...

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Walters Criticised Over Senator Affair

14th May 2008

U.S. broadcaster BARBARA WALTERS has been heavily criticised for confessing to a passionate affair with a married senator during the 1970s. In her upcoming memoirs, Auditions, Walters admits to an affair with former Massachusetts Senator...

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And Then There Were Three

8th May 2008

Jason Castro, whose exotic good looks and sweet personality -- rather than his vocal talent -- were often credited for keeping him in the American Idol running until the final four, was eliminated Wednesday night,...

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Cruise's Tribute To Female Icon Walters

7th May 2008

TOM CRUISE made an impromptu appearance on U.S. TV talk show THE VIEW on Wednesday (7May08) - to pay a video tribute to veteran host BARBARA WALTERS. Walters, 78, is currently celebrating 50 years as...

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Walters' Affair With Married Senator Almost Ended Her Career

2nd May 2008

U.S. broadcaster BARBARA WALTERS has confessed to a passionate affair with a married senator during the 1970s - but she ended it after it almost destroyed her career. In her upcoming memoirs, Auditions, Walters admits...

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Ellen, Regis + Barbara Fight For Top U.s. Daytime Emmy

30th April 2008

ELLEN DeGENERES, REGIS PHILBIN and BARBARA WALTERS are the U.S. TV heavyweights who will battle for the big prize at June's (08) Daytime Emmy Awards. DeGeneres' self-named talk show has landed her a Best TV Host...

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Ellen, Regis + Barbara Fight For Top U.s. Daytime Emmy

30th April 2008

ELLEN DeGENERES, REGIS PHILBIN and BARBARA WALTERS are the U.S. TV heavyweights who will battle for the big prize at June's (08) Daytime Emmy Awards. DeGeneres' self-named talk show has landed her a Best TV...

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Cyrus Sends Walters A Golden Toilet

9th March 2008

MILEY CYRUS has sent respected U.S. broadcaster BARBARA WALTERS a golden toilet bowl as a quirky gift. The toilet at the Cyrus home overflowed after one of Walters' crew members used it during an interview...

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Americans Hail The Queen

4th March 2008

Barbara Walters's two-hour special on Britain's royals reigned supreme Monday night, winning every half hour between 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. The ABC documentary, The Royal Family, averaged a 10.4 rating and a 16 share...

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Idol: More Golden Than Oscar

27th February 2008

Although ABC had the Oscars last week, Fox had three nights -- count 'em, three nights -- of American Idol, and that's all it took to come out on top of the Nielsen ratings for...

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Griffin In Second Tv Snub

29th January 2008

Comedienne KATHY GRIFFIN has been dropped from U.S. TV show THE VIEW for a second time - after she was "mean" to co-host BARBARA WALTERS. The star was due to appear on the talk show...

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Britney Seeking Help For "Mental Issues", Pal Confirms

29th January 2008

Britney Spears has seen a psychiatrist regarding her fragile mental state according to a close friend of the singer.Legendary US talk show host Barbara Walters said she had been contacted by the Toxic star's manager...

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Winfrey And Walters In Bidding War Over Mccann Exclusive

26th January 2008

U.S. TV hosts OPRAH WINFREY and BARBARA WALTERS are embroiled in a multi-million-dollar bidding war for an exclusive interview with the parents of British missing child MADELEINE MCCANN. The talk show rivals have each offered...

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Us Tv Shows 'Want Mccanns'

26th January 2008

Kate and Gerry McCann have been asked to appear on two popular US television shows, according to their spokesman.Clarence Mitchell, the representative of the parents of missing Madeleine McCann, said the Oprah Winfrey and Barbara...

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