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Letterman Grateful Extortion Case Is Over

10th March 2010

U.S. TV host DAVID LETTERMAN is grateful authorities brought the man who tried to blackmail him to justice - telling viewers the case was handled "professionally, skillfully and appropriately."TV producer Robert Halderman was charged with...

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Letterman's Extortionist Pleads Guilty

9th March 2010

The U.S. TV producer accused of blackmailing comedian DAVID LETTERMAN has been sentenced to six months in jail and five years probation after pleading guilty to one count of grand larceny in the second degree.TV...

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Seinfeld's Marriage Ref Debuts With Strong Ratings

8th March 2010

It may have received nothing but disparaging reviews after a preview outing during the Winter Olympics' finale a week ago, but the Jerry Seinfeld-produced The Marriage Ref got off to a solid start in the...

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Seinfeld To Guest With Letterman When Leno Returns To Tonight

25th February 2010

Two days after NBC announced a strong guest list for the first two weeks of Jay Leno's return to the Tonight show, CBS revealed an equally strong lineup for next week's Late Show with David...

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Mysterious Wedding Planner Scarlett Johansson

19th February 2010

Scarlett Johansson says planning her wedding to Ryan Reynolds was like conducting a "drug deal".The actress - who married the 'Adventureland' actor in an intimate ceremony on Vancouver Island, Canada, in September 2008 - admits...

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Ring Designer Nicole Richie

18th February 2010

Nicole Richie designed her own engagement ring.The TV star - who revealed her betrothal to Good Charlotte rocker Joel Madden during an appearance on 'The Late Show With David Letterman' this week - worked with...

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Father-of-the-bride Lionel Richie

17th February 2010

Lionel Richie can't wait to walk daughter Nicole down the aisle.The 'All Night Long' singer is thrilled the reality TV star is to tie the knot with Joel Madden - with who she has two...

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Nicole Richie Engaged

16th February 2010

Nicole Richie is getting married. The socialite confirmed yesterday (15.02.10) that she is officially engaged to her rocker boyfriend Joel Madden - with whom she has daughter Harlow, two, and five-month-old son Sparrow - when...

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Letterman Gains From O'brien's Departure

12th February 2010

The end of live Tonight show broadcasts with Conan O'Brien has given a big boost to NBC's rivals. On CBS last week, Late Show with David Letterman attracted 4.5 million viewers, up 18 percent versus...

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Jennifer Garner Gives Dolphin Aquatic Ecstasy

11th February 2010

Jennifer Garner once brought a dolphin to orgasm.The 37-year-old actress was researching a role for TV show 'Fantasy Island', in which a dolphin turns into a girl, but admits the friendly mammal got a little...

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Why Would Jay Appear In A Promo For Dave?

9th February 2010

People were still scratching their heads over the appearance of Jay Leno with Oprah Winfrey in a promotional ad for David Letterman's show during Sunday's Super Bowl telecast. On his Jay Leno Show , which...

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Letterman's Sidekick Hospitalised

9th February 2010

DAVID LETTERMAN's TV sidekick was hospitalised on Monday (08Feb10) after a game of catch on the show went awry.The U.S. talk show host was enjoying a break during the taping of The Late Show with...

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Leno And Letterman -- Together Again

8th February 2010

Aside from the victory of the New Orleans Saints in Sunday's Super Bowl game, the biggest surprise of the night came in a 15-second CBS promotional spot for Late Show with David Letterman, which included...

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Nightline Rolls Over Late-night Comics

5th February 2010

Forget Jay Leno, Conan O'Brien, and David Letterman. The real champion in late-night television is now ABC's Nightline . For the week of January 25, the news magazine anchored by Cynthia McFadden, Terry Moran and...

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Woman Joins Letterman's Writing Staff

4th February 2010

Four months after Nell Scovell, a former writer on David Letterman's show, revealed in a Vanity Fair article that she left the show because of the sexual environment apparent in Letterman's production company -- leaving...

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G.e. Profit Loss Not So Bad As Expected

22nd January 2010

General Electric, NBC Universal's corporate parent until its deal with Comcast is completed, today (Friday) reported a 19-percent decline in fourth-quarter profit, an amount that was well below the expectations of most analysts, who had...

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Conan Likely To Get Huge Send-off Tonight

22nd January 2010

Conan O'Brien is expected to draw a massive audience for his final appearance as host of The Tonight Show tonight -- the last night he will be able to fire humorous insults at NBC executives...

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Nbc And Conan Sign Divorce Papers

21st January 2010

It's all over but the joking. NBC confirmed early today (Thursday) that it had reached a deal under which Conan O'Brien will leave the network after his final Tonight show on Friday. Reports indicated that...

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O'brien Continues His Laugh Assault On Nbc Execs

20th January 2010

Conan O'Brien continued to milk his own predicament at NBC for laughs Tuesday night, saying during his monologue, "I spent the afternoon at Universal Studios' amusement park, enjoying their brand-new ride, The Tunnel of Litigation."...

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The Long (And Nasty?) Goodbye

19th January 2010

NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker has told the Wall Street Journal that he was "very surprised and disappointed at how nasty" Conan O'Brien's reaction was to the decision to move his show to midnight. The...

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Letterman's Alleged Extortionist To Stand Trial

19th January 2010

The U.S. TV producer accused of blackmailing comedian DAVID LETTERMAN will be forced to stand trial - after a judge rejected his motion to dismiss the case.TV producer Robert Halderman was charged with attempted first...

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Leno's 2004 Tonight Comments Are Replayed

18th January 2010

Jay Leno's 2004 comments on NBC's announcement that he would be replaced as host of The Tonight Show in 2009 may be coming back to haunt him. Over the weekend, the website FunnyOrDIE.com dug out...

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Zucker It Will All Blow Over

18th January 2010

NBC chief Jeff Zucker has dismissed criticism that the wrangling over Jay Leno's imminent return to The Tonight Show and the forced departure of Conan O'Brien from the time period have left Leno damaged goods...

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Conan's Exit Papers May Be Delivered Today

18th January 2010

NBC is expected to announce as early as today (Monday) that Conan O'Brien will leave The Tonight Show on Friday and that Jay Leno will return as host of the late-night show on March 1,...

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Nbc's Late-night Tumult Grows Nastier

15th January 2010

NBC's critics were accusing network brass of speaking out of both sides of their mouths Thursday as the tumult over their late-night programming decisions grew louder. On the one hand, NBC Sports and Olympics Chairman...

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'Humiliated' Kiefer Sutherland

15th January 2010

Kiefer Sutherland suffered his "most humiliating moment" ever when he wore a dress on US TV on Wednesday (13.01.10).The '24' actor admitted to talk show host David Letterman that his green vintage ensemble was the...

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Reports Conan Planning To Exit Nbc

14th January 2010

Even as NBC executives remained stone silent on Conan O'Brien's stated refusal to go along with their plans to move The Tonight Show to 12 05 a.m., the Internet was rife with rumors about what...

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Letterman "It's All About The Money"

13th January 2010

David Letterman, who knows what it is like to have a run-in with NBC executives, got off what were arguably the most insightful comments about the Jay Leno-Conan O'Brien muddle Tuesday night. "Now, here's the...

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Letterman Feels Heat Following Transgender Sketch

7th January 2010

David Letterman, already under fire for revelations that he engaged in sexual relations with female staff members, came under renewed attack Wednesday following a sketch on Tuesday night's show about President Obama's decision to appoint...

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Sherlock Holmes 2 In Jeopardy

4th January 2010

Guy Ritchie's plans for a 'Sherlock Holmes' sequel are in jeopardy after Robert Downey Jr. claimed the character could be portrayed as gay.Andrea Plunket, who holds the US copyright to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's literary...

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