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Broadcasters Form Consortium To Produce Mobile Content

14th April 2010

Some of broadcasting's biggest players, including the Fox and NBC networks as well as ION Television (partially owned by NBC), Cox Media Group, Gannett Broadcasting, Belo, Media General, Meredith, Post-Newsweek, Raycom, and Hearst Television, have...

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Dancing Again Tops Idol

14th April 2010

For the second week in a row, an episode of ABC's Dancing with the Stars drew bigger ratings among overall viewers than either episode of Fox's American Idol -- the first time ever that Idol...

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Sawyer Continues To Gain On Williams

14th April 2010

ABC's Diane Sawyer narrowed the ratings gap between herself and NBC's Brian Williams further last week. Sawyer attracted 2.04 million 25-54-year-old viewers last week versus 2.40 million who watched Williams. CBS's Katie Couric drew just...

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Conan's Tour Draws Cheers From Fans -- And Critics

14th April 2010

Conan O'Brien may be legally prohibited from being funny on television, as the title of his current 30-city concert tour proclaims, and he may also be barred from using many of the regular features from...

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Conan Launches His On The Way To Tbs Tour

13th April 2010

"This is the first time anyone has paid to see me," Conan O'Brien remarked as he launched his 30-city The Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television Tour in Eugene, OR Monday, then added, "They've...

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Law & Order Heading To Los Angeles

13th April 2010

TV bosses are planning another LAW & ORDER spin-off - the New York-based cop drama is heading to Los Angeles.The long-running show, starring Sam Waterston, has already spawned two separate American series - Law &...

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Lynch To Return To Mulholland Drive

12th April 2010

Director DAVID LYNCH is in talks to revive his movie classic MULHOLLAND DRIVE for a sequel, according to the film's star LAURA HARRING.The film propelled Naomi Watts to fame upon its release in 2001, while...

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Msnbc President Responds To Viewer Over Shuster Dismissal

9th April 2010

Although MSNBC has not commented on its decision to suspend correspondent David Shuster indefinitely following a report that he had appeared in a pilot for rival CNN, email correspondence between a disgruntled viewer and MSNBC...

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Abc's Sawyer Chasing Nbc's Williams

7th April 2010

ABC's nightly newscast last week appeared to be narrowing the ratings gap between it and NBC's for the first time since Diane Sawyer took over as anchor last year. Among the key demographic group of...

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We Interrupt This Program For ... Tiger Woods

6th April 2010

Four cable news channels, CNBC, CNN, Fox News, Golf Channel and MSNBC carried Tiger Woods's latest news conference live from the site of the Masters golf tournament in Atlanta on Monday, with numerous local broadcast...

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Msnbc Suspends Host David Shuster For Appearing In Cnn Pilot

5th April 2010

MSNBC has suspended host David Shuster for reportedly filming a pilot for a new CNN series with NPR's Michele Martin without informing his bosses at MSNBC, the TVNewser website reported today (Monday), citing unnamed network...

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The Ipad Is Here, But Where Are The Tv Shows?

5th April 2010

Apple's iPad, which reportedly outsold the original iPhone in its debut over the weekend, may turn out to be a boon for struggling television networks, who have seen much of their ad revenue dry up...

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Merkerson Leaving Law & Order

2nd April 2010

LAW & ORDER star S. EPATHA MERKERSON is bailing out of the hit U.S. crime show, after 16 years.Merkerson plays Lieutenant Van Buren on the NBC series, but her contract is up and she has...

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Student Spy Being Sought By Copyright Defenders

30th March 2010

Warner Bros. and Universal studios in the U.K. are looking to hire a tech-savvy student to work with them on hunting for online pirates, the website Torrent Freak reported on Monday. The website, which tracks...

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Cnn's Ratings Fall Despite Intense Crisis Coverage

30th March 2010

At a time when President Obama's health care proposals dominated the news -- and divided the nation -- Fox News Channel, whose commentators led the attack on them, experienced its best quarter ever in ratings,...

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Gay Mag The Advocate To Launch Nightly Cable News Show

30th March 2010

The pioneering but relatively moderate gay-oriented magazine The Advocate, which in recent years has found itself on the outs (no pun intended) with more militant gay activists, plans to launch a cable and Internet news...

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Leno Extends His Lead Over Letterman

29th March 2010

After barely edging out David Letterman for two weeks following his triumphant return as host of NBC's The Tonight Show, Jay Leno began lengthening his lead in week 3, according to Nielsen Media Research. Leno...

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Erbe Fan Held For 'Stalking'

29th March 2010

Cops have arrested a man on stalking charges after he allegedly bombarded LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT star KATHRYN ERBE with love letters for more than three years.Charles Nagel, 36, reportedly sent the actress a...

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Icahn Lionsgate Should Not Be Making Movies

25th March 2010

Lions Gate Entertainment executives have still not revealed how much they're willing to spend to acquire MGM or Miramax, but Carl Icahn on Wednesday made it clear that he thinks whatever it is, it's too...

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Conservative Commentators Vow To Halt Democrats' Health Care Plan

24th March 2010

Conservative cable-news commentators who had led the cheering section for Republican opposition to the Democrats' healthcare plan have vowed to continue their crusade in the months ahead. A "battle" may have been lost, said Fox...

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Cbs And Fox Dominate Ratings

24th March 2010

Once again, judging from Nielsen's top ten list, it looked like a two-horse ratings race last week as Fox landed the top two spots with its two editions of American Idol and CBS took the...

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Summer Arrives In March At Box Office

23rd March 2010

The calendar says that spring arrived over the weekend, but for the box office, it might as well have been summer. Disney's Alice in Wonderland continued on a hot streak as it took in $34.2...

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Will Conan Come Back On Idol Gives Back ?

22nd March 2010

Conan O'Brien may be arriving at Fox a lot sooner than anyone had thought -- but not as host of his own late-night talk show again (although talks reportedly has resumed between Fox and O'Brien...

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Leno's Tonight Ratings Fall

19th March 2010

Reinstalling Jay Leno as host of The Tonight Show may turn out to be NBC's equivalent of former President Bush's "Mission Accomplished" moment following the invasion of Iraq -- as unanticipated fallout continues to roil...

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Nbc's Ratings Rise At 10 00 P.m.

18th March 2010

Since abandoning its experiment with The Jay Leno Show during primetime, NBC has remained in last place among the major networks in the 10 00 p.m. hour, but its ratings have risen by nearly half...

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Letterman And Kimmel Gang Up On Leno Again

17th March 2010

Two late-night talk show hosts, CBS's David Letterman and ABC's Jimmy Kimmel, got together on Letterman's show Tuesday and lamented the fact that they no longer had NBC's Jay Leno to kick around anymore since...

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Fox's Idol Remains Top Show; Cbs, Top Network

17th March 2010

All three American Idol episodes once again dominated the top-ten Nielsen chart among both overall viewers and those 18-49. But every other show on the chart aired on CBS, which won the week among overall...

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Cost Of Tv Ads Drop 11 Percent

17th March 2010

Blaming "audience fragmentation" that has resulted from viewers withdrawing from broadcast networks and switching to cable or Internet viewing, a study by TargetCast has revealed that lower ratings resulted in an 11 percent drop in...

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Noisy Eater Cynthia Nixon

16th March 2010

Cynthia Nixon is a noisy eater.'Sex and the City' creator Michael Patrick King banned the actress - who plays Miranda Hobbs in the TV series and subsequent films - from eating during shooting because she...

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Fox News Now The Leader In Revenue, Too

15th March 2010

Although several commentators had predicted that the victory of Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election would cripple the conservative-leaning Fox News Channel, the opposite has turned out to be the case, according to a...

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