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Letterman Victim Of Extortion Plot Over Affairs With Staffmembers

2nd October 2009

U.S. talkshow veteran DAVID LETTERMAN was forced to testify in front of a New York grand jury on Thursday (01Oct09), after becoming a victim of an extortion plot over his sexual affairs with staffmembers.The Late...

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Madonna Races Away From Marriage

1st October 2009

Madonna would rather "get run over by a train" than marry again.The 'Celebration' singer - whose eight-year marriage to movie director Guy Ritchie ended in December - has dispelled rumours she is planning to wed...

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Jay And Dave Continue To Battle Over Guests

24th September 2009

They may no longer be on the air opposite one another but the competition for A-list guests between David Letterman and Jay Leno is growing more intense, Chicago Sun-Times TV columnist Bill Zwecker reported today...

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Cbs Has Best Premiere-week Tuesday Ratings Since 1993

24th September 2009

CBS boasted Wednesday that it garnered the biggest premiere-week Tuesday audience since 1993, with the season premiere (its seventh) of NCIS producing the series's highest ratings ever -- 20 million viewers. The strong primetime lead-in...

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How Did The President Of The U.s. End Up On A Late-night Show?

22nd September 2009

President Obama told David Letterman Monday night that it was a bit "unexpected" when he noticed on his schedule that he would be making an appearance on Letterman's Late Night show. "But that's one of...

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Nightline Again Beats David, Conan

18th September 2009

ABC's Nightline has done it again -- beaten both The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien and The Late Show with David Letterman in total viewers. Moreover, it appears to be widening the gap between them....

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Anne Heche Takes Parenting Class

16th September 2009

Anne Heche has been ordered to take parenting lessons.The 'Psycho' actress and her ex-husband Coley Laffoon have been appointed a "parenting plan co-ordinator", who will teach them how to look after their seven-year-old son Homer.The...

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Letterman Not About To Take On Palin Again

7th September 2009

David Letterman on Thursday indicated that he is not ready to get into another tussle with Sarah Palin. In June he was forced to apologize for an admittedly crude joke he made during a Late...

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Late-night Tv Settles Into A Groove

28th August 2009

After an early period of see-sawing ratings, the competition between David Letterman and Conan O'Brien is falling into a nightly pattern that is relatively unaffected by repeats of either of the late-night shows' hosts, the...

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Heche Mocks 'Lazy' Ex On Letterman

27th August 2009

Actress ANNE HECHE took aim at her ex-husband during an interview with U.S. talkshow legend DAVID LETTERMAN - branding COLEY LAFFOON a "lazy a**".Heche and Laffoon went through a messy two year divorce that was...

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Something For Everyone In Late-night Race

24th August 2009

NBC on Thursday attempted to put a positive face on the latest late-night results, which showed Conan O'Brien's Tonight show trailing David Letterman's Late Show in total audience despite the fact that CBS's Letterman was...

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Britney Spears' Presidential Pie Pledge

19th August 2009

If Britney Spears was US President, she would give free pies to everyone.The 'Circus' singer outlined the ways America would benefit from her leadership in a pre-taped segment aired on 'The Late Show with David...

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Nightline Wins Again

14th August 2009

Chalk up another wild-card victory for ABC's Nightline. The late-night news show beat both CBS's The Late Show With David Letterman and NBC's The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien in total viewers last week and...

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All Three Late-night Shows Doing Fine, Ratings Suggest

7th August 2009

There was encouraging ratings news for all three late-night network TV shows on Thursday. CBS's Late Show with David Letterman drew far more viewers that NBC's Tonight show with Conan O'Brien. Late Show attracted 3.4...

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Victoria Beckham To Rescue Us Image

29th July 2009

Victoria Beckham is "embarrassed" by her husband's recent behaviour.The former Spice Girls star is planning a series of high-profile interviews in a bid to improve the image of her and soccer star spouse David Beckham...

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Higgins Still Fears Letterman's Wrath

28th July 2009

Actor JOHN MICHAEL HIGGINS fears DAVID LETTERMAN still hasn't forgiven him for portraying the talk show host in a TV movie 13 years ago.Higgins was cast as Letterman in The Late Shift, a docu-drama based...

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Conan Is No Late-night King -- But Neither Is Dave<br>

24th July 2009

In what is increasingly looking like a seismic shift in late-night TV viewing, CBS's Late Show With David Letterman topped NBC's The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien for the second week in a row, according...

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Nightline Tops Dave, Conan Again

17th July 2009

ABC's Nightline no longer featured wall-to-wall Michael Jackson coverage last week, but it still managed to beat both David Letterman and Conan O'Brien in the ratings for the third consecutive week -- the first time...

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Conan's Ratings Cut By Jackson Coverage

10th July 2009

While the Michael Jackson coverage may have boosted ratings at a time when viewership normally falls to its lowest level of the year, it has negatively impacted NBC's Tonight show, the New York Times observed...

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Tuesday All M.j. All The Time

6th July 2009

Coverage of Michael Jackson's memorial service at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday is likely to eclipse that of any such ceremony in history, published reports indicated today (Monday). All major broadcast networks...

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Nightline Beats Tonight & Late Night Again

3rd July 2009

A year ago at this time, there was much speculation about the possibility that ABC would make a play to land Jay Leno after he left the Tonight show to compete against Conan O'Brien and...

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Jack Black's Boys Bond

19th June 2009

Jack Black is relieved his sons are bonding.The 'Year One' actor says three-year-old Samuel, his eldest child with wife Tanya Haden, initially resented Thomas, now 13 months, but is slowly embracing his younger brother.Jack said:...

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Letterman Apologizes To Palin -- Again

16th June 2009

David Letterman on his Monday-night Late Night show apologized a second time for his joke about Sarah Palin's daughter. This time, he appeared less off-handed in his apology than he did last week. "I told...

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Palin Lays Into Letterman

12th June 2009

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin used the platform of NBC's Today show today (Friday) to thwack CBS late-night host David Letterman for jokes in his monologue that referred to her daughter. (He remarked that when the...

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Jessica Biel's Lengthy Love Calls

5th June 2009

Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake spent "hours" on the phone before their first date. The 'Powder Blue' actress - who has been dating the pop heartthrob since 2007 - revealed she and Justin were set...

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Tonight Beats Primetime

3rd June 2009

Conan O'Brien's debut as host of the Tonight show posted a 7.1 rating and a 17 share Monday -- numbers that were higher than any show broadcast in primetime on that night, according to Nielsen...

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O'brien Brings Late Night To Tonight <Br>

2nd June 2009

Conan O'Brien described the uphill battle he faces as the fifth host of the Tonight show with the very first line of his monologue Monday night "Well, I've timed this moment perfectly. I'm on a...

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Letterman Kidnap Suspect's Appeal Is Denied

21st May 2009

A man once accused of plotting to kidnap the son of U.S. talk show host DAVID LETTERMAN has been denied an appeal. In 2005, Frank Kelly was suspected of plotting to snatch the comic's young son...

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Will Nightline Rule Late-night Tv?

15th May 2009

ABC, which once hoped to land David Letterman and later Jay Leno to host a late-night talk show, has discovered that what it already has been airing in the time period is more potent than...

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