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Lopez's Ex In Talks For Reality Tv Deal

22nd May 2010

JENNIFER LOPEZ's ex-husband is in negotiations to take his legal battle with his former wife to TV.Ojani Noa is hoping a new reality TV deal will help fund his ongoing court battle with Lopez over...

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Univision To Debut A Whopping 20 New Shows

20th May 2010

While ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC all surprised advertisers with aggressive overhauls of their fall schedules, they were upstaged today (Thursday) by Spanish-language Univision, which said that it will launch a staggering 20 new shows...

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Conan Stars At Tbs's Upfront Presentation

20th May 2010

Conan O'Brien was the poster boy for TBS Wednesday as he appeared at the cable network's upfront presentation at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. "I realized this morning this is my first time back...

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Nbc Station In L.a. Admits Not Living Up To "Journalistic Standards"

19th May 2010

The NBC-owned television station in Los Angeles on Tuesday announced the departure of its "vice president, content" and simultaneously admitted that it had not lived up to "journalistic standards" when it aired a faked report...

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Idol Is Again Tv's Most-watched Show

19th May 2010

Heading towards the final competition showdown, Fox's American Idol regained its position as the most-watched television show last week, with Wednesday's results show drawing 19.57 million viewers and Tuesday's performance show, 19.17 million. ABC's Monday-night...

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Cbs Making Bold Program Changes

19th May 2010

CBS unveiled its fall schedule today (Wednesday), surprising advertisers with an aggressive overhaul that includes dumping several shows, adding four dramas and two sitcoms, and shuffling some shows to different nights, including its hit series...

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Heroes Bosses Hit With $60 Million Lawsuit - Report

19th May 2010

TV executives for hit U.S. show HEROES are facing a $60 million (£40 million) lawsuit from a comic book artist who alleges they copied one of his storylines, according to a new report.Jason Barnes has...

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Abc To Offer Ten New Shows Next Season

18th May 2010

Like NBC, ABC is planning a major overhaul of its schedule next fall, introducing ten new series, it said today (Tuesday). Since all but one, the Wednesday-night sitcom Better Together, will be one-hour long, the...

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Hollywood Reporter Reporter Crashes Nbc Rehearsal

17th May 2010

The Hollywood Reporter may be -- as numerous reports have indicated -- in its last days as a daily trade publication. Its staff may have been decimated, and morale reportedly has never been lower. But...

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Nbc To Air 14 New Series

17th May 2010

NBC is expected to announce today (Monday) that it will air a whopping 14 new series during the fall season. As first reported by The Hollywood Reporter (see separate item), the programs will include five...

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Quinto: 'Heroes Axe Is Surreal'

17th May 2010

ZACHARY QUINTO has reached out to fans following the cancellation of hit U.S. show HEROES, insisting the decision still seems "surreal" to him.After four years on TV screens, bosses at America's NBC announced last week...

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Trachtenberg's Mercy Axed By Tv Bosses

16th May 2010

MICHELLE TRACHTENBERG and JAMES VAN DER BEEK are the latest U.S. TV stars looking for work - their medical drama MERCY has been cancelled after its first season.Trachtenberg stars as a nurse in the hospital...

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Heroes Falls In Tv Cull

16th May 2010

HEROES has become the latest victim of the ongoing TV cull - the show has been cancelled after four seasons.The hit programme, starring Hayden Panettiere and Ali Larter, won over audiences and garnered critical acclaim...

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Law & Order Cancelled

14th May 2010

Long-running U.S. cop show LAW & ORDER has been cancelled after 20 years.DICk Wolf's highly-successful New York-based drama premiered in America in 1990 and went on to spawn two separate spin-offs - Law & Order:...

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Comcast Chief Cable Is An "Industry People Love To Hate"

12th May 2010

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts admitted Tuesday that his company is part of an "industry people always love to hate." As reported by today's (Wednesday) Los Angeles Times , Roberts, interviewed at the National Cable &...

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Rather Says Cbs News/cnn Merger Would Be Advantageous

12th May 2010

Dan Rather, who still occupied the anchor's desk on the CBS Evening News when CBS and CNN first began discussions about merging their news operations, has told a New York interviewer that there could be...

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Regrets? Idol Producers May Have Had A Few

12th May 2010

American Idol did it Sinatra's way last week and saw its ratings plunge to their lowest level since 2002, the year the show debuted. Tuesday's performance episode attracted 17.5 million viewers, to place third for...

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Deleted Betty White Skits Posted On Hulu

11th May 2010

Ordinarily sketches and other performances that are dropped from variety shows and specials because of time constraints never see the light of day. But that was before networks owned stakes in video websites. On Monday,...

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Betty White Shines As Snl Turns Golden With Girls

10th May 2010

Betty White brought Saturday Night Live its highest ratings since last year's pesidential election as she co-hosted the late-night show and appeared in virtually all of its satirical sketches. The episode scored an 8.8 rating...

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Did Babies Violate Child Labor Laws?

7th May 2010

An Associated Press report that speculated that the filmmakers behind the documentary Babies may have violated California child labor laws by including a California infant as one of the stars has been blasted by James...

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Leno's Ratings Improve

7th May 2010

After spending two weeks drawing ratings no better than those that Conan O'Brien averaged when he hosted NBC's Tonight show, Jay Leno moved up a bit last week. True, his ratings increased just a tenth...

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Nbc Anonymously Hits Back At O'brien

7th May 2010

NBC executives are continuing to defend the network and Jay Leno against remarks made by Conan O'Brien on CBS's 60 Minutes Sunday night but are doing so "on background," according to Chicago Sun-Times TV columnist...

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Moonves Hints Rival Hulu May Be Failing

6th May 2010

CBS chief Les Moonves said Wednesday that "there has been some rumblings about some dissatisfaction" among the partners in Hulu, who include the Fox broadcast network, NBC, and ABC. During a conference call with investors,...

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Dancing Leads, Idol Steps Back

5th May 2010

ABC's Dancing with the Stars retained its title as the most-watched television show of the week as it attracted 20.4 million viewers, edging out Wednesday's results edition of American Idol , which drew 20.1 million...

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Fallon To Host Emmys

4th May 2010

NBC announced today (Tuesday) that Jimmy Fallon will host the Primetime Emmy Awards on August 29. In a statement released by the network, Fallon, who was a presenter at last year's awards telecast -- and...

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Nbc (Unofficially) Says Conan Lied On 60 Minutes

4th May 2010

Although NBC has not formally responded to Conan O'Brien's remarks on CBS's 60 Minutes on Sunday, the celebrity website TMZ has rounded up some unnamed network sources who have claimed that O'Brien lied throughout the...

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60 Minutes With Obama Draws Big Ratings

3rd May 2010

Who says Conan O'Brien can't draw big ratings? His appearance on CBS's 60 Minutes Sunday night produced the highest ratings of the night. The newsmagazine averaged a 9.9 rating and a 17 share, translating to...

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Comcast, Time Warner Lose Suscribers But Gain Profits

29th April 2010

Shares of Comcast, the nation's largest cable provider, were up 5.5 percent at midday today (Thursday) following the company's announcement that its first-quarter net income was up 12 percent from a year ago. The result...

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Letterman Lets Zingers Fly At Leno Again

28th April 2010

Goaded by guest Dr. Phil McGraw, David Letterman Tuesday night returned to tweaking his late-night rival, Jay Leno. The CBS late-show host acknowledged that he enjoyed every minute of NBC's Conan O'Brien-Jay Leno fiasco earlier...

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Conan To Be Interviews On 60 Minutes

28th April 2010

Conan O'Brien has granted his first post- Tonight show interview to CBS's 60 Minutes , the New York Times reported today (Wednesday). Speaking with the newspaper, Steve Kroft, who conducted the interview, said that while...

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