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Let The Games Begin

27th July 2012

Director Danny Boyle has said that he is aiming to create a "live film" spectacular at London's Olympic Stadium tonight (Friday) for his "Isles of Wonder" opening ceremony. While some news outlets have estimated that...

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Will Nbc Actually Earn A Profit From The Olympics?

26th July 2012

Until recently, NBC was predicting that it would probably lose about $100 million on its multi-platform coverage of the London Olympics, but that the loss would be offset by its ability to promote its fall...

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers To Play Dracula

26th July 2012

Jonathan Rhys Meyers is to play Count Dracula in a new US TV series.The British actor - who is best known for roles in 'The Tudors', TV film 'Elvis' and Woody Allen movie 'Match Point'...

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers To Star As Dracula In New Nbc Drama

26th July 2012

Jonathan Rhys Meyers will be eyeing up necks and running from garlic after it was revealed that his latest role will be that of the fabled count Dracula. Meyers has become somewhat known for playing...

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Osbourne Leaving Agt -- Much Adieu About Nothing?

25th July 2012

Sharon Osbourne's tweet to fellow America's Got Talent judge Howard Stern that she will not be returning to America's Got Talent apparently caught NBC executives by surprise. NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt told reporters that...

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Bachelorette Finale Wins Week

25th July 2012

The season finale of ABC's The Bachelorette was the top-rated show among the key 18-49 age group last week, but NBC's summer stalwart America's Got Talent remained the winner among total adults. Nielsen reported that...

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Sharon Osbourne Blindsides Bosses By Leaving 'America's Got Talent'

25th July 2012

Sharon Osbourne confirmed on Tuesday (July 24, 2012) that she is to leave her role as a judge on 'America's Got Talent'. In a post on Twitter, the Osbourne matriarch seemingly took Nbc by surprise...

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Sherman Hemsley, 'The Jeffersons' Star, Dies Aged 74

25th July 2012

Sherman Hemsley has sadly passed away aged 74. Hemsley was a predominant figure on US television throughout his career, though was undoubtedly best known for his role as janitor-turned-dry-cleaner owner George Jefferson in hit show...

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Sharon Osbourne Says Goodbye To America's Got Talent In A Tweet

25th July 2012

Sharon Osbourne has announced she is leaving her post on hit U.S. show America's Got Talent.The British TV personality took to Twitter.com on Tuesday (24Jul12) to respond to remarks made by fellow judge Howard Stern...

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Shooting Coverage Tops Friday's Ratings

24th July 2012

CBS, NBC, and ABC on Friday dumped scheduled programming to present news specials dealing with the theater massacre in Colorado. Final ratings figures on Monday revealed that none of the specials individually drew a sizable...

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John Mccain To Guest Star In Parks And Recreation

23rd July 2012

John McCain is to guest star in 'Parks and Recreation'. The former presidential candidate will join Senators Barbara Boxer and Olympia Snowe as guest stars on the NBC sitcom - which stars Amy Poehler, Rashida...

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John Mccain Joins Cast Of 'Parks And Recreation'?

22nd July 2012

Award winning comedy 'Parks and Recreation' is heading to Washington D.C. The small-town political satire is uprooting to the nation's capital for a special episode guest starring three sitting senators, reports the New York Times.Ok,...

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Alec Baldwin's Fitness Plans For Wife

21st July 2012

Alec Baldwin wants his wife to release a fitness range.The 'It's Complicated' star wed yoga teacher Hilaria Thomas in New York in June, and after they have settled into their new life together he is...

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Stars Of 'Park And Recreation' Turn Heads As Show Heads To Washington Dc; Cameo Confirmed For John Mccain

21st July 2012

The stars of Nbc comedy 'Parks And Recreation' look to have been having a hoot after getting the chance to leave their fictional sleepy Indiana town of Pawnee in lieu of a trip to politics...

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Christopher Nolan Devastated By Midnight Movie Massacre

21st July 2012

Moviemaker Christopher Nolan has broken his silence following the midnight massacre at the screening of his new film The Dark Knight Rises.Devastated by the news that 12 Batman fans lost their lives in the cinema...

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Guy Ritchie's Representative Confirms Girlfriend's Pregnancy

19th July 2012

A representative for director Guy Ritchie has confirmed Madonna's ex-husband is set to become a father for the fourth time.The filmmaker and his model girlfriend, Jacqui Ainsley, sent gossips into a spin when she debuted...

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George Michael: 'Madonna Ignored Me When We Met'

19th July 2012

George Michael is baffled by longstanding reports Madonna tried to seduce him when they first met, insisting she actually "ignored" him.The Careless Whisper hitmaker was partying at a Los Angeles nightclub after shooting to fame,...

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George Michael Wanted Amy Winehouse Duet

19th July 2012

George Michael wrote a song for Amy Winehouse before she died. The 'White Light' hitmaker says he was ''so in awe'' of the 'Rehab' singer's ability and is devastated that he never got around to...

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Guy Ritchie Girlfriend Jacqui Ainsley Appears To Be Pregnant

19th July 2012

Guy Ritchie's girlfriend has sparked pregnancy rumors after she was pictured cupping to her stomach at 'The Dark Knight Rises' premiere.Jacqui Ainsley - who the film director welcomed their first child with last September -...

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Oprah Winfrey Sells Chicago Apartment

19th July 2012

Oprah Winfrey has sold her Chicago, Illinois home.The media tycoon's Streeterville-area apartment was purchased in the American city on Tuesday (17.07.12) for $2.75 million.However the star originally bought the place for $5.6 million six years...

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All-star Game A Big Hit

18th July 2012

Last week's Major League Baseball's All Star Game helped lift Fox to No. 1 in the ratings among the key 18-49 age group and to second place among adults overall. CBS remained the most-watched network...

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Hasselhoff Set To Return To Baywatch , Playing Himself

17th July 2012

The long-rumored feature-film version of Baywatch may finally be approaching reality, David Hasselhoff, the star of the original TV series, has confirmed. In an interview at the White Nights of St. Petersburg arts festival with...

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Savannah Guthrie Brings Little Change As 'Good Morning America' Beats 'Today'

17th July 2012

After all the protracted rumors and the "will she won't she" news stories, the decision by Nbc to get rid of Ann Curry from hosting their morning show 'Today' and replace her with Savannah Guthrie...

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Bree Turner Debuts Baby Bump At Comic-con

17th July 2012

Actress Bree Turner confirmed she is expecting her second child after debuting her growing baby bump at California's Comic-Con on Saturday (14Jul12).The expectant star wore a tight-fitting dress and cradled her bulging stomach as she...

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Microsoft Drops Out Of Msnbc.com

16th July 2012

Hit the delete key on the "MS" in MSNBC.com. Comcast, which owns NBC Universal, has acquired from Microsoft the 50 percent of the news website that it didn't already own and has renamed it NBCNews.com....

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Could Aretha Franklin Be The Next American Idol Judge?

16th July 2012

Could Aretha Franklin really be the next American Idol judge? According to Cnn the Queen of Soul sent them an email that suggested she'd be keen on filling the seat vacated by Jennifer Lopez. Both...

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Viewers To Follow Athletes On Facebook During Olympics

12th July 2012

NBC and Facebook announced on Wednesday that they plan to set up an NBC Olympics page on Facebook that will feature polls, photos,trivia and other exclusive content. To make all of the online discussions about...

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Nbc To Buy All Of Msnbc.com -- Convert It To Nbcnews.com

12th July 2012

NBC's long-rumored plan to buy from Microsoft the 50 percent of MSNBC.com that it doesn't now own will materialize within days, media reporter Howard Kurtz reported on TheDailyBeast.com, citing people familiar with the matter. The...

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Study Ad-skipping Recorders Could Plague Networks

12th July 2012

Unless the broadcast and cable networks prevail in court, DISH Network's new Hopper DVR, which automatically skips commercials on recorded shows, could increase 22 percent within four years to 11.7 million units, according to a...

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Angelina Jolie's Dad Give Brad's Mom The Thumbs Up

12th July 2012

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have made a name for themselves as pretty left-of centre, liberal-minded folk but if you take a little browse through the family tree, it's hard to understand where their attitudes...

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