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At Emmys, It's Mob Rule For Final Time

17th September 2007

Last season's lowest-rated network was the biggest winner at Sunday night's 59th annual Emmy Awards bash, while last season's top-rated network took only a single trophy. NBC took home seven awards, including best comedy series...

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Xtina Adds To Pregnancy Rumours At Emmys

17th September 2007

Christina Aguilera has done little to dispel rumours she is expecting her first child following a hint-filled evening at the Emmy awards.Pregnancy rumours have followed the 26-year-old since June, and despite her best efforts arriving...

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Spike Lee + Timberlake Among The Winners At Creative Emmys

10th September 2007

American TV movie BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE emerged victorious at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Saturday (08Sep07) night, winning five prizes. The HBO drama took home the awards for Best Make-Up, Best...

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Falco To Join 30 Rock

7th September 2007

Former SOPRANOS actress EDIE FALCO is set to join the ALEC BALDWIN in his hit TV show 30 ROCK. Falco, who played mob boss Tony Soprano's wife Carmela on the HBO series, will appear in...

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Robbins Blasts Iraq War `Experts' In Tv Rant

27th August 2007

Actor/activist TIM ROBBINS lost his cool on U.S. TV during an appearance on REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER on Friday night (24Aug07) when he attacked the "experts" who took America to war with Iraq. The...

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Timberlake Breaks Camera Records For Tv Special

25th August 2007

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE will make TV concert special history next month (03Sep07) after using 43 cameras to film his Madison Square Garden HBO spectacular in New York. Cameramen used the latest technology to cover the pop...

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Surf Drama Axed

15th August 2007

REBECCA DE MORNAY's much-hyped surfing drama JOHN FROM CINCINNATI has seen its last wave - the show has been cancelled. The show failed to win over viewers and critics called it "strange" and "unlikable" and...

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Fascinating Fact 3746

13th August 2007

THE SOPRANOS star JAMES GANDOLFINI is returning to U.S. TV network HBO to star in ABCD CAMP, in which he plays the man who signed basketball ace MICHAEL JORDAN to the first multi-million dollar shoe...

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Pollack Drops Out Of Film Due To Illness

7th August 2007

Academy award-winning director Sydney Pollack has dropped out of his latest movie due to illness.Pollack was working on the HBO political drama Recount which shows people affected by the presidential election recount in Florida in...

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Pollack Quits Election Movie

7th August 2007

Filmmaker SYDNEY POLLACK has pulled out of a film based on the 2000 U.S. presidential election after being struck down with a mystery illness. The Oscar-winning director was due to produce a film depicting the...

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Nbc: Last In Ratings; First In Awards

23rd July 2007

The fourth-rated network continued to pile up awards Saturday. NBC was honored by the Television Critics Association with the group's top award -- outstanding program of the year -- for the freshman Heroes. The network's...

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Sopranos Nominated For 15 Emmys

19th July 2007

New Jersey gangster drama The Sopranos has picked up 15 nominations for this year's prestigious Emmy TV awards.After concluding in the US earlier this year, The Sopranos has been nominated for a clutch of gongs...

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Little Britain Adopted By Us

13th July 2007

Little Britain creators Matt Lucas and David Walliams are to make an American version of the show, it has been announced.Filming on the new project is due to begin in the autumn, with the six-part...

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Little Britain To Take On U.s.

12th July 2007

British comedy stars MATT LUCAS and DAVID WALLIAMS are making an American version of their hit TV sketch LITTLE BRITAIN. The pair will transport existing characters and create new ones for the programme which will...

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Sex + The City Film To Shoot This Autumn

5th July 2007

LATEST: The long-awaited SEX + THE CITY TV movie has been greenlighted and will start shooting this autumn (07). Actress Kim Cattrall, who stalled and then axed plans to make the project in 2005 over...

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Top Emmy Nominees Leaked

3rd July 2007

In a significant breach of security, the top-ten finalists in each category of the Primetime Emmy Awards were disclosed Monday by the website TheEnvelope.com, operated by the Los Angeles Times. According to the website, the...

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Branagh Reunites With Kline For Another Shakespeare Saga

29th June 2007

KENNETH BRANAGH is to reunite with his WILD WILD WEST co-star KEVIN KLINE for another WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE movie adaptation. Kline has joined Bryce Dallas Howard, Janet MCTeer and Alfred Molina as part of the cast...

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The Sopranos Would Have Been #2 For The Week

13th June 2007

Although HBO can be seen in fewer than a third of U.S. households, its telecast of the final episode of The Sopranos was watched by more people than any other program on the air Sunday...

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More High-def Movies Coming To Hbo

13th June 2007

HBO plans to expand its high-definition program feeds later this year with completion due by the second quarter of 2008, it announced Tuesday. The pay-TV channel said that all 26 HBO and Cinemax channels will...

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Critics Debate Final Mob Scene

11th June 2007

Many fans of HBO's The Sopranos who tuned in to Sunday night's finaleto see whether Tony (James Gandolfini) would finally get whacked concludedafter it was all over that they were the ones who had been....

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Sopranos Is Over, Capiche?

11th June 2007

Hit HBO series The Sopranos concluded in the US last night after six seasons and 86 episodes.Trailers in the build-up to the final nine-episode run hinted at the imminent death of central character Tony Soprano,...

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Jfk Miniseries To 'Rubbish Conspiracies'

7th June 2007

A new US drama series is set to rubbish conspiracy theories linked to John F Kennedy's death and tell the story from the view that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone.The miniseries will be produced by...

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Entourage Denies Racist Casting

30th May 2007

The makers of TV hit ENTOURAGE have denied claims by MARK WAHLBERG's former bodyguard that they cast actors according to race. Entourage, which stars Adrian Grenier as a rising Hollywood star, is inspired by Wahlberg's...

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Entourage Film In Cannes

25th May 2007

The cast and crew of ENTOURAGE are filming at the Cannes Film Festival this week (ends25May07). Adrian Grenier's movie star character Vince will socialise with real stars at the annual event on the French Riviera...

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Tennant And Serkis To Star In Einstein Drama

22nd May 2007

HBO and Company Pictures, along with the BBC, have announced that David Tennant and Andy Serkis will star in the new one-off drama Einstein and Eddington.The film takes a closer look at the story behind...

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Hbo Fight Telecast Produces Record Pay-per-view Revenue

10th May 2007

Saturday's HBO telecast of the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Oscar De La Hoya battle drew 2.15 million pay-per-view customers, generating $120 million in revenue -- smashing the previous record of $106.9 million for the Lennox Lewis-Mike Tyson...

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Hbo Boss Albrecht Resigns

10th May 2007

LATEST: HBO boss CHRIS ALBRECHT has resigned from the network, following his arrest on suspicion of allegedly attacking his girlfriend. Albrecht yesterday (09May07) agreed to take a leave of absence, but has now agreed to...

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Hbo Boss Takes Leave Of Absence To Battle Alcoholism

9th May 2007

LATEST: HBO boss CHRIS ALBRECHT is taking a leave of absence from his position at the network, following his arrest on suspicion of assaulting his girlfriend at the weekend. The network Chairman and CEO was...

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Hbo Chairman Arrested Over Assault

7th May 2007

TV mogul CHRIS ALBRECHT has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting his girlfriend in the early hours of yesterday morning. (06May07). The chairman and chief executive of American TV network HBO allegedly assaulted the woman...

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Timberlake Lands Us Tv Special

3rd May 2007

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is the latest pop superstar to land a TV special in America. Hot on the heels of Madonna, Jamie Foxx and his ex-girlfriend Britney Spears, Timberlake's Madison Square Garden concert in New York...

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