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Piers Morgan Interviews Oprah For Us Debut

7th January 2011

Oprah Winfrey will be Piers Morgan's first guest on his new US TV show.The 45-year-old British journalist -'Piers Morgan Tonight' replaces the legendary 'Larry King Live' on CNN - is delighted to be kicking off...

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Morgan Credits Cowell Tears With Landing Him U.s. Deal

7th January 2011

British journalist-turned-TV-personality PIERS MORGAN is crediting SIMON COWELL's tears with helping him land a multi-million dollar U.S. deal to take over from beloved TV newsman LARRY KING.Morgan was announced as King's CNN replacement last year...

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Oprah Will Be Morgan's First Guest

6th January 2011

OPRAH WINFREY will be British journalist-turned-TV personality PIERS MORGAN's first guest when he launches his new CNN chat show on 17 January (11).Morgan was announced as longtime CNN anchor Larry King's replacement last year (11)...

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Gwyneth Paltrow To Duet With Cee-lo Green On Snl?

5th January 2011

GWYNETH PALTROW, the American actress who stars in the forthcoming movie 'Country Strong' about a washed up singer songwriter, is set to host SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE on 15th January 2011, reports CNN. However, it has...

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Alec Baldwin Plans Political Career

5th January 2011

Alec Baldwin would like to run for political office. The '30 Rock' star wants to work in the US government because he "deeply cares about the middle class" and thinks many politicians are failing to...

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Baldwin Fuels Rumours Of Political Move

5th January 2011

ALEC BALDWIN has fuelled speculation he is planning to swap acting for politics when his 30 ROCK contract runs out next year (12), by declaring he is "very, very interested" in pursuing a career change.Baldwin...

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After Jumping From Cbs To Cnn, Roberts Jumps From Cnn To Fox

4th January 2011

John Roberts, who quit CBS News to join CNN in 2007 after he was passed over for Katie Couric to replace Dan Rather as anchor of the CBS Evening News , is now heading for...

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Tv Viewing Continues To Rise

3rd January 2011

Despite competition from the Internet, a myriad of videogame platforms, cheap DVD rentals via Netflix, RedBox, and video-on-demand, broadcast and cable viewing actually increased slightly in 2010, according to Nielsen Research. As reported in Sunday's...

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Shuster Praises Msnbc -- Which Fired Him

31st December 2010

Former MSBC host David Shuster, who was suspended by the NBC-controlled cable network after it discovered that he had been auditioning for an anchor's job at rival CNN, had nothing but praise for his former...

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Review Of The Year

31st December 2010

It's been an incredible year in the world of showbiz, with the usual headline-grabbing antics, scandal, sleaze, celebrity births, star weddings, and bitter break-ups. Here, WENN takes a look back at the first six months...

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Griffin Remains Defiant Over New Year Show

31st December 2010

KATHY GRIFFIN is refusing to tone down her bad language for an upcoming New Year's Eve (31Dec10) TV appearance, insisting she is prepared to be pulled off air and fired rather than compromise her act.The...

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Fascinating Fact 10574

30th December 2010

WikiLeaks mastermind JULIAN ASSANGE has been named CNN.com's Most Intriguing Person on 2010. The journalist who spent time behind bars for exposing top secret information, beat President Barack Obama and Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg to...

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Dangerfield's Widow Finds Love With 93-Year-old Billionaire

30th December 2010

Comedy legend RODNEY DANGERFIELD's widow has fallen in love with billionaire KIRK KERKORIAN, according to new U.S. reports.Joan Dangerfield, 58, and the 93-year-old businessman first met on a blind date two years ago and now...

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Kidman Overcome With Emotion As Unifem Ambassador

28th December 2010

NICOLE KIDMAN has had to toughen up as global women's organisation UNIFem's goodwill ambassador - so she can sit and listen to rape victims' stories without sobbing.The Aussie actress admits she was overcome with emotion...

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Bieber Wants To Take Bieber Fever To Romanian Orphans

27th December 2010

Pop star JUSTIN BIEBER wants to hug a Romanian orphan in 2011.The Baby singer reveals he's haunted by images he has seen of the parent-less tots in Europe and he's dedicated to doing what he...

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Couric And Cbs Set To Begin New Contract Talks

21st December 2010

CBS and Katie Couric are expected to begin negotiations on a new contract next month with the likelihood that her $15-million annual salary will be slashed, the New York Post reported today (Tuesday), citing an...

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Fascinating Fact 10535

19th December 2010

Revered U.S. newsman LARRY KING's final CNN talk show on Thursday night (16Dec10) finished on top form - the last ever LARRY KING LIVE was watched by 2.24 million people across America, more than triple...

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Cnn Chiefs Blame Freeman Death Tweet On 'Hoax'

17th December 2010

Bosses at America's CNN network have vehemently denied they were to blame for a Twitter.com update alleging MORGAN FREEMAN had died - insisting the message was a "hoax".U.S. TV chiefs allegedly released a message on...

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Teary King Bids Farewell To Talk Show

17th December 2010

Revered U.S. newsman LARRY KING shed a tear as he hung up his braces and stepped down from his renowned CNN talk show after 25 years on Thursday (16Dec10).The 77 year old announced he was...

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Freeman In Twitter Death Blunder

17th December 2010

Fans of MORGAN FREEMAN were sent into a panic on Thursday (16Dec10) after a respected news organisation mistakenly tweeted that the Hollywood star had died.America's CNN released an update on Twitter.com stating, "Breaking News: actor...

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Cnn First To Show Florida School Board Shooting

15th December 2010

Taking advantage of its relationships with affiliated local TV stations, CNN on Tuesday broadcast Panama City, FL footage of a man threatening a Bay District school board meeting, then opening fire on board members. (He...

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King How To Play Soft Ball

14th December 2010

In advance of his swan song on CNN Thursday night, Larry King has responded to the frequent criticism of his interviewing technique that has obviously rankled him over the years -- that he rarely challenges...

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Kathy Griffin Fat Joke Could Jeopardise New Year's Eve Job

10th December 2010

Directing fat jokes at Bristol Palin may have cost Kathy Griffin her New Year's Eve gig.The controversial US comedienne - who slammed the 20-year-old political activist for putting on weight during her time on 'Dancing...

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Kathy Griffin Fat Joke Could Damage Chance Of Cnn Job

8th December 2010

KATHY GRIFFIN, the 50-year-old American comedienne and television personality, may have damaged her chances of getting back her old job on CNN's New Year's Eve Special by making a joke about BRISTOL PALIN's weight, reports...

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Larry King Having Regrets About Quitting?

3rd December 2010

Larry King may be having second thoughts about leaving his nightly CNN talk show. At the end of an interview with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Wednesday, he sounded a bit like Jay Leno after...

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World Cup Announcement Gets Huge Coverage -- Except In U.s.

3rd December 2010

Television cameras from all over the world crammed into FIFA headquarters in Zurich Thursday to carry live the official announcement that Russia would host the World Cup in 2018 and Qatar in 2022. In the...

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Urban's Childhood Home Burned Down

3rd December 2010

KEITH URBAN lost everything he owned as a child after his family home burned down.The country singer was born to working class parents and grew up with his brother in Queensland, Australia. But Urban and...

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Urban's Lost Guitars Improved Album Sound

3rd December 2010

KEITH URBAN is convinced the loss of his guitars during heavy floods in Nashville, Tennessee in May (10) worked to his advantage - he credits unfamiliar borrowed instruments with giving his latest record "a burst...

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Fox News A "Safety Net" For Spurned Newsmen?

2nd December 2010

Fox News has hired another reporter who was fired for making on-air comments that riled his bosses. The News Corp-owned cable network has brought aboard veteran Washington D.C. anchor Doug McKelway who was dismissed by...

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Larry King Going Into Stand Up Comedy After Cnn

2nd December 2010

LARRY KING, the popular American television and radio host, has revealed that he wants to begin a career in stand-up comedy when he steps down as the host of 'Larry King Live' on December 16th...

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