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Newsman Bill Mclaughlin Dies At 76

10th March 2014

Former news anchor Bill Mclaughlin has died at the age of 76.MCLaughlin suffered a cardiac arrest on Friday (07Mar14) and passed away in Waterbury, Connecticut. He began his career as Tv network Cbs' Paris...

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Former Emmys Boss Henry 'Hank' Rieger Dies At 95

10th March 2014

The first elected president of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Hank Rieger, has died.The former Emmy Awards boss passed away from natural causes at a nursing home in Oceanside, California on Wednesday (05Mar14)....

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Early Grammys Producer Ted Bergmann Dead At 93

9th March 2014

Veteran Tv producer Ted Bergmann has died at the age of 93.He passed away on 2 March (14) following surgery in Santa Monica, California, according to his wife, Beverly. Bergmann began his career in...

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Heroes Returning To Tv

23rd February 2014

Cult Tv show Heroes is returning to the small screen four years after it was cancelled.The show, about ordinary people who discover they have superpowers, launched the careers of stars including Hayden Panettiere and Zachary...

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U.s. News Reporter Garrick Utley Dead At 74

21st February 2014

Revered U.S. news reporter Garrick Utley has died at the age of 74.The Nbc news correspondent passed away from cancer on Thursday (20Feb14). Utley began his career in 1963 as a journalist for...

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Cee Lo Cee-lo Green Quits The Voice

19th February 2014

Singer Cee Lo Green has quit the U.S. version of The Voice for good.The Forget You hitmaker has been a judge on the reality singing competition since 2011. He and fellow judge Christina Aguilera took...

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Will Smith, Robert De Niro, U2 And Lady Gaga Join Jimmy Fallon For New Era Of The Tonight Show

18th February 2014

Will Smith, Robert De Niro, Lady Gaga, Lindsay Lohan and U2 were among the stars who turned out on Monday (17Feb14) to help Tv presenter Jimmy Fallon launch a new era of America's The Tonight...

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Octavia Spencer Lands New Tv Series Debut After Murder, She Wrote Axe

18th February 2014

Oscar winner Octavia Spencer has signed up to star in Steven Spielberg's new Tv drama Red Band Society after plans to remake acclaimed crime show Murder, She Wrote with her as Angela Lansbury's replacement were...

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Bode Miller Interview Was Rough, But Go Easy On Christin Cooper

By Michael West | 17th February 2014

The internet exploded into a ball of molten indignation on Sunday night (February 16, 2014) after NBC interviewer Christin Cooper pushed skier Bode Miller so far on his late brother Chelone that the famously hard-skinned...

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U.s. Newsman Tom Brokaw Diagnosed With Cancer

12th February 2014

Beloved U.S. newsman Tom Brokaw has been diagnosed with cancer.The veteran reporter, who has been a staple at America's Nbc network since 1966, has been battling multiple myeloma since last August (13). The news...

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Former Nbc News Anchor Tom Brokaw Diagnosed With Bone Cancer

By Nick Hill | 12th February 2014

Former longtime NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw is unfortunately suffering from a form of bone marrow cancer.Last summer, the 74 year-old was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer affecting blood cells in the bone marrow.Brokaw...

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Michael J. Fox's Sitcom Is Cancelled Due To Poor Ratings

By Jack de Aguilar | 6th February 2014

Michael J. Fox’s foray into the world of sitcom is looking like a short-lived affair. NBC confirmed last night (Feb 5) that the show – which is 15 shows into its 22 – will not...

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Nbc To Follow 'Sound Of Music' Success With Live Performance Of 'Peter Pan'

By Joe Wilde | 20th January 2014

NBC will hope to emulate the success they had over the 2013 seasonal period when they aired a live performance of The Sound of Music starring Carrie Underwood and Stephen Meyer. The show was a...

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Nbc Expects 'Parks & Recreation' Renewal, With Other Shows Still In Limbo

By Joe Wilde | 20th January 2014

NBC have teased at what shows they are due to renew and which they are likely to drop from their schedules at the TCA press tour this weekend. Given how vague the network executives were...

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Will Ferrell's Anchorman-style Comedy Picked Up For Pilot

16th January 2014

Will Ferrell's new ANCHORMAN-inspired comedy project has been picked up for a pilot by bosses at America's Nbc network.The funnyman and his longtime producing partner Adam MCKay are hoping to find success on network Tv...

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Julia Louis-dreyfus' Smoking Skit Sparks Fury With U.s. Senators

15th January 2014

Julia Louis-Dreyfus' fake smoking stunt at Sunday's (12Jan14) Golden Globes has sparked outrage among several U.S. senators, who have demanded organisers ensure a similar skit is not televised again.The funnywoman, who was nominated for two...

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Nbc's 'The Sound Of Music' Branded "Painful To Watch" By Original Cast Member

By Joe Wilde | 7th December 2013

The live performance of The Sound of Music, aired on NBC earlier this week, was met with a mixed reception from audiences at home and critics alike, however the harshest piece of criticism may have...

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Original Gretl Von Trapp Disappointed By Carrie Underwood's Sound Of Music Performance

6th December 2013

One of the original child stars of movie classic The Sound Of Music was left "mystified and disappointed" by Carrie Underwood's performance in a live Tv production of the hit musical following its U.S. broadcast...

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Was Nbc's 'The Sound Of Music' One Of America's Favourite Things Last Night?

By Joe Wilde | 6th December 2013

The hills were alive last night, as NBC broadcast the live stage version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic stage show The Sound of Music. Favouring the original stage production over the 1965 movie version, the...

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Top Newsman Martin Bashir Resigns Over Sarah Palin Remarks

5th December 2013

Martin Bashir, the British newsman who shot to fame after landing Tv interviews with Princess Diana and Michael Jackson, has stepped down from his job as an anchorman for U.S. political news network Msnbc after...

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Jennifer Love Hewitt In No Rush To Lose Baby Weight

28th November 2013

New mum Jennifer Love Hewitt is in no rush to lose the extra pounds she gained during pregnancy, insisting she won't worry about getting back in shape for months.The former Party of Five star gave...

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Double Joy For Jennifer Love Hewitt As She Becomes A New Mum And Wife

27th November 2013

Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt has two big reasons to be thankful over America's upcoming Thanksgiving holiday - she's a new mum and a new wife, according to reports.The I Know What You Did Last Summer...

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Angela Lansbury Not Keen On Murder, She Wrote Remake

11th November 2013

Veteran actress Angela Lansbury is urging Tv producers to reconsider revamping her classic crime series Murder, She Wrote because she feels recycling the show is a "mistake".The Oscar nominee portrayed mystery writer and amateur detective...

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Richard Branson's First Space Flight To Be Broadcast Live In The U.s.

8th November 2013

Richard Branson's first Virgin Galactic space flight will be broadcast live on U.S. Tv network Nbc.The Virgin empire founder and his two adult children, Holly and Sam, will be the first private passengers to jet...

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Zooey Deschanel To Produce Her First Movie

31st October 2013

Actress Zooey Deschanel is set to produce her first movie.The New Girl star and her partners at Hello Giggles have sold their film, Sister-In-Law, to bosses at Good Universe, according to Deadline.com. The...

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Rob Lowe Willing To Return To Parks And Recreation

30th October 2013

Rob Lowe has confessed he will most likely return to his role on Parks And Recreation, despite the fact he's leaving the show halfway through the current season.The actor and co-star Rashida Jones announced they...

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Murder She Wrote Reboot In The Works Starring Octavia Spencer

24th October 2013

Beloved U.S. Tv series Murder She Wrote is set for a revamp with Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer in the leading role.Angela Lansbury played mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher in the series, which ran from...

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Olympic Figure Skater Johnny Weir Retiring

23rd October 2013

Former U.S. figure skating champion Johnny Weir is retiring from the sport after 17 years.The two-time Winter Olympics athlete announced he had taken his final bow on the competitive ice rink during an appearance on...

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Dancer Larri Thomas Dead

22nd October 2013

Actress and dancer Larri Thomas has died, aged 81.The star famously performed a striptease for Dean Martin at the start of The Silencers and appeared in South Pacific, The Pajama Game, Guys & Dolls and...

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Ringo Starr Hunting For Beatles Fans In 1964 Photo

22nd October 2013

Former Beatles star Ringo Starr is asking fans to help him track down the Fab Four fans he photographed from a car window in Florida during the group's first U.S. tour in 1964.The never-seen-before black...

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