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Jimmy Fallon Confirms: 'I'm Not Gonna Do The 2013 Oscars'

8th August 2012

Oscars speculation has started already. And we're not even talking about the movies this time. Sure, the films will always be the real star of the Oscars show but the other big talking point of...

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Can 'Go On' Get Matthew Perry Back To The Top?

8th August 2012

Matthew Perry - better known as Chandler from Friends - is taking his latest stab at returning to television's A-list with a new sitcom. Matthew Perry's 'Go On' - a single-camera comedy -...

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Going Nowhere! Joan Rivers Handcuffs Herself To Costco Shopping Cart

8th August 2012

Shoppers at a Burbank outlet of Costco certainly got a surprise on Tuesday (August 7, 2012), when comedienne Joan Rivers handcuffed herself to one of the store's carts in protest of Costco's refusal...

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Jimmy Fallon's Chances Of Hosting The Oscars Slipping After Dispute

8th August 2012

Just as we were all gearing up for the likelihood of Jimmy Fallon hosting the Oscars next year, it seems we're going to have to hold our horses (or, for those of us who can't...

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Jack Osbourne Calls For Nbc Boycott

7th August 2012

Jack Osbourne has called for a boycott of NBC.The reality star has responded to the television network's claim that they didn't fire him from an upcoming TV show because of his recent diagnosis with multiple...

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Olympics On Tv -- Nobody's A Winner

7th August 2012

The Olympics are becoming a ratings bonanza internationally for the stations and networks carrying them; they are also crushing every other station and network competing with them. The irony is that because of the enormous...

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Is Sharon Osbourne Really Quitting Agt ?

7th August 2012

Sharon Osbourne is washing her hands of NBC after, she says, the network reneged on a deal to cast her son Jack on a new reality series called Stars Earn Stripes . In an interview...

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Jack Osbourne's Fiancee Wants Nbc Boycott

7th August 2012

Jack Osbourne's fiancee is demanding fans boycott U.S. network Nbc amid allegations the reality TV star was dropped from a new strength-training show following his recent multiple sclerosis diagnosis.Jack's mum Sharon Osbourne sparked the controversy...

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Are Comedy Central Right To Cut Jeffrey Ross Shooting Joke?

7th August 2012

Jeffrey Ross ' joke about the Colorado cinema massacre will be withdrawn from their upcoming Comedy Central show 'Roast of Roseanne'.It's really a case of 'Ooh, too soon?' for this comedian as he...

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Sharon Osbourne Fall Out With Nbc

7th August 2012

Sharon Osbourne has declared war on US network NBC over their treatment of her son, Jack. The matriarch has quit her post on 'America's Got Talent', claiming the network discriminated against 26-year-old Jack by axing...

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Lady Gaga Dines On Oysters For Anniversary

7th August 2012

Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney celebrated their first anniversary with a dinner of oysters and caviar.The 'Born This Way' singer and the 'Vampire Diaries' hunk went for a meal at Chicago restaurant Spiaggia on Sunday...

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Nbc Bosses Respond To Sharon Osbourne's Tv Allegations

7th August 2012

Bosses of U.S. TV network Nbc have responded to Sharon Osbourne's allegations she resigned from America's Got Talent over a dispute with company chiefs over her son Jack's multiple sclerosis diagnosis.Sharon claims she felt compelled...

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Knight Rises; Box Office Declines

6th August 2012

In the weekend competition between Olympics telecasts and the movies there was no contest, as the NBC coverage continued to rack up record ratings while the box office sank 25 percent below last year. The...

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Saturday Night (Olympics) Fever

6th August 2012

On Saturday, a night where television networks ordinarily dump their least successful entertainment shows, NBC's coverage of the Olympics not only beat its rivals' programming, it wiped their clocks. While the Olympics coverage averaged 26.08...

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News Dilemma Olympics Or Killings?

6th August 2012

NBC News was faced with a damned-if-you-do, damned-if-you-don't dilemma over the weekend after seven persons were shot to death, including the perpetrator, and three were wounded at a Sikh temple in the Milwaukee suburb of...

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Jeffrey Ross Defends Aurora Shooting Joke At Roseanne Roast

6th August 2012

The controversial comedian Jeffrey Ross has defended his decision to make a joke about the recent shootings in Aurora, Denver. Ross cracked the joke, which was a jibe at the Hollywood actor Seth Green, during...

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Sharon Osbourne Quits America's Got Talent

6th August 2012

Sharon Osbourne has quit 'America's Got Talent' because of NBC's ''discrimination'' against her son Jack.The showbiz matriarch was furious when 26-year-old Jack was axed by email from reality show 'Stars Earn Stripes', allegedly because of...

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Sharon Osbourne Quit America's Got Talent Over Son's Tv Dispute

6th August 2012

Sharon Osbourne has opened up about her decision to quit America's Got Talent, insisting a dispute with TV chiefs over her son Jack's multiple sclerosis diagnosis prompted her resignation.The British TV personality took to Twitter.com...

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Jimmy Fallon Tipped To Be 2013 Oscars Host?

4th August 2012

Jimmy Fallon is said to be front-runner to be the host of next years Academy Awards Ceremony, according to news first broken by the Los Angeles Times.The American funny man, who hosts Late Night With...

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Even With Curry Out, Today Tumbles Against Gma

3rd August 2012

So it wasn't Ann Curry after all, the latest Nielsen ratings for morning television appeared to suggest on Thursday. During the week before the Olympics -- with Ann Curry out of the picture at the...

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Nbc Gives New Meaning To "Boob Tube"

2nd August 2012

NBC may be delaying the broadcast of some Olympic events for hours but there apparently is not even a five-second delay in its real-time coverage. The result a Janet Jackson-type reveal during a women's water...

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Despite Major Losses, Comcast Reports Solid Earnings Overall

2nd August 2012

Comcast shareholders had every reason to suspect a dismal third-quarter report on Wednesday. After all, Comcast's movie studio, Universal, released one of the biggest bombs of the period, Battleship . Its broadcast television network, NBC,...

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At Olympics, Nbc Collects More Gold (Or Green) Than Expected

2nd August 2012

NBC, which had previously said that it expected to take a loss of around $100-200 million on its Olympics coverage, has revised its forecast. It's now expecting to break even. The new forecast came from...

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Nbc Deny That Hoda Kotb Was Sent To Olympics To Help Failing Figures

2nd August 2012

The Internet has been rife with the news that Hoda Kotb was sent to cover the London Olympics for Today, as Savannah Guthrie's work on the programme somewhat resembled a sinking ship with no hope...

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Christopher Eccleston Joins Thor: The Dark World

2nd August 2012

Christopher Eccleston is to star in 'Thor: The Dark World'. The 48-year-old actor is in final negotiations to play super-villain Malekith the Accursed in the follow up to the 2011 superhero movie, which sees Chris...

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Reporter Suspended By Twitter "Why?"

1st August 2012

Guy Adams, the Los Angeles bureau chief for the London Independent , may have had his Twitter account reinstated after the uproar that followed its being suspended, but NBC and Twitter are still being battered...

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Despite Controversies, Nbc Remains A Ratings Winner

1st August 2012

Despite being battered in the blogs for its Olympics coverage and its decision to delay broadcasting key events until primetime, NBC continued to rack up gigantic ratings Tuesday night, thanks to team finals in women's...

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Nbc Claims Top Five Ratings Spots

1st August 2012

NBC's coverage of the Summer Olympic Games accounted for only three nights of the Nielsen weekly ratings for last week, and they grabbed the top three rankings. Next week, no doubt, they'll take over the...

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Hoda Kotb Flies To London To Help Save Today's Olympic Coverage

1st August 2012

Hoda Kotb has been flown to London by Nbc to help rejuvenate Today's coverage of the Olympics, as the show continues to suffer from faltering viewing figures. This is bad news for Savannah Guthrie, who...

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Ricky Martin Reassures Fans Over Tv Plans

1st August 2012

Ricky Martin has assured fans he has no plans to turn his back on music after signing a U.S. TV deal, insisting he loves "the stage and touring".The She Bangs hitmaker thrilled fans with his...

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