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Slumdog Millionaire Inspires Increase In Child Sponsorship

27th February 2009

The global success of Slumdog Millionaire has had a real-life impact, with a surge in enquiries sponsoring Indian children, it has been revealed.According to ActionAid, the Oscar-winning film's portrayal of poverty in the slums of...

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Patel To Appear On Quiz Show?

26th February 2009

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE star DEV PATEL is set to imitate his on-screen character - by making an appearance on the real-life version of TV quiz show WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE. Patel, 18, shot to fame...

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Slumdog Millionaire Strikes Lucky At Academy Awards

23rd February 2009

Slumdog Millionaire has dominated the 81st annual Oscars, with eight awards including best picture.Danny Boyle's Mumbai-set drama, which tells of a boy from the slums appearing on the Indian version of Who Wants to Be...

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Anil Kapoor: We Are Humbled By Slumdog Success

15th February 2009

Slumdog Millionaire star Anil Kapoor says the cast and crew of the Oscar favourite are stunned by the success of the film.The Mumbai-set drama won seven awards at last weekend's Bafta ceremony as well as...

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Slumdog Millionaire Named Best British Film By UK Critics

5th February 2009

Oscar favourite Slumdog Millionaire has won three prizes at the annual UK film critics' awards, including best British film.Danny Boyle was named best British director for his drama about a boy from the Mumbai slums...

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Slumdog Millionaire Reigns At UK Box Office

27th January 2009

British Oscar hopeful Slumdog Millionaire has continued its domination of the UK box office by holding off the challenge of Tom Cruise's Valkyrie.The Mumbai-set drama about an orphan appearing on the Hindi version of Who...

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Slumdog Millionaire Breaks Record In Topping UK Charts

20th January 2009

Golden Globe winner Slumdog Millionaire has continued its incredible run of success, breaking a UK box office record as it topped the charts.Danny Boyle's film, which tells of a boy from the Mumbai slums nearing...

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Bollywood Star Denies Slumdog Millionaire Criticism

16th January 2009

A legend of the Bollywood film industry has denied criticising Mumbai-set Golden Globe winner Slumdog Millionaire. Danny Boyle's claimed four awards at the Golden Globes last weekend but was castigated by Amitabh Bachchan for portraying...

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Slumdog Poised For Further Award Success

13th January 2009

Triple Golden Globe winner Slumdog Millionaire is leading the way in the Evening Standard British film awards with three nominations.Danny Boyle is well placed to follow up recognition in Hollywood after being named in the...

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Winslet, Slumdog Lead British Charge At Golden Globes

12th January 2009

Kate Winslet has scooped both main acting awards at the Golden Globes on a night when Slumdog Millionaire was honoured four times.As the Hollywood awards season got underway in earnest, Winslet, 33, made it sixth...

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Slumdog Millionaire Cleans Up At Critics' Choice Awards

9th January 2009

Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire swept the board at the 14th annual Critics' Choice awards with five prizes including best picture.The novel adaptation - released in the UK today (Friday January 9th) - tells of a...

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Newlyweds Vs. Goldwebs In Revived Game Show

22nd December 2008

GSN, formerly known as the Game Show Network, has announced plans to revive The Newlywed Game , which ran in fits and starts from 1966 to 1988 with Bob Eubanks as host. (Eubanks was replaced...

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Slumdog Wins First Major Award

5th December 2008

The National Board of Review, which launches the movie awards season each year, named Fox Searchlight's Slumdog Millionaire best film of the year Thursday. The Danny Boyle film, about a poor boy, played by newcomer...

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Mumbai Will Recover, Says Danny Boyle After Slumdog Win

1st December 2008

Director Danny Boyle has paid tribute to the strength of Mumbai after his new film won the top prize at the British Independent Film awards (BIFAs).Slumdog Millionaire, the story of a teenage boy from the...

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Boyle: Slumdog Millionaire A Dream Come True

31st October 2008

Director Danny Boyle has described making his latest film Slumdog Millionaire as a "dream come true".The film sees 18-year-old Jamal Malik, an orphan from the slums of Mumbai, one question away from winning 20 million...

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Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire Is Big Winner In Toronto

14th September 2008

British director Danny Boyle has won the People's Choice Award, the main prize at the Toronto Film Festival, for his work Slumdog Millionaire. The Dev Patel-starring film, which charts a poor boy's rise to fortune from...

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Danny Boyle Film To Close 52nd London Film Festival

4th September 2008

Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire has been announced as the closing film for the Times BFI 52nd London Film Festival. London's West End will play host to the European premiere of the film, the story of...

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Chris Tarrant Reaches 'Amicable' Divorce Settlement

4th April 2008

Well-known TV host Chris Tarrant has come to an "amicable" settlement in divorce proceedings with his wife of 15 years, Ingrid.Mr Tarrant, 61, has been in negotiations with his estranged spouse, who left him in...

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Culshaw To Kick Off New-look Millionaire

13th August 2007

Impressionist John Culshaw and comedian Jon Thompson will kick off a new-look Who Wants to be a Millionaire on August 18th.The celebrity pair will be putting their mental strength to the test in a revamped...

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Blairs Set For Christmas Millionaire?

21st July 2007

Tony Blair and his wife Cherie are reportedly being lined up to appear in a special version of ITV1's Who Wants to be a Millionaire.The broadcaster is said to want the former prime minister and...

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What Will Judge Seidlin Really Do At Cbs?

21st June 2007

The editor of the CBS News blog Public Eye has expressed relief over reports that Judge Larry Seidlin has signed a deal with the syndication arm of CBS to preside over a daytime court show....

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Putin Decries Cultural Invasion From Abroad

1st June 2007

Russian President Vladimir Putin has chastised the country's television stations for packing their program schedules with cheap programming from other countries that has had "a massive cultural influence" on young people. He urged TV stations...

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Tarrant Arrested In Nottingham

14th May 2007

TV presenter Chris Tarrant has been arrested in Nottingham following an incident at an Indian restaurant.A spokeswoman for Nottinghamshire police said that a 60-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault after a 999 call...

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Ms Dynamite Involved In High-speed Car Crash

12th November 2006

Award-winning singer MS DYNAMITE is recovering after she was involved in a terrifying high speed car crash while filming the finale for reality TV show THE RACE in England. Fellow celebrity contestant BRIAN JOHNSON, the...

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Who Wants To Be A Ratings Winner?

18th October 2006

ABC scored its biggest ratings success last week since Who Wants to Be a Millionaire dominated Nielsen's top-ten list in 2000. Moreover, for the fourth straight week, it was the top-rated network among adults 18-49,...

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Another Hour Of The Day For Today?

8th August 2006

NBC, which extended the Today show to a third hour in many markets six years ago, may add a fourth hour, Daily Variety reported today (Tuesday). If an additional hour is tacked on, it would...

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Vieira To Replace Couric On Today Show

6th April 2006

TV star MEREDITH VIEIRA will replace KATIE COURIC as co-host of America's TODAY show. Vieira, one of the co-hosts of THE VIEW, announced her departure live on the show earlier today (06APR06). The teary co-host...

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Couric To Become Evening News' First Lady

5th April 2006

Beloved US TV anchorwoman KATIE COURIC will make history this summer (06) when she becomes the first female anchor of the CBS Evening News. The longtime TODAY co-host will leave when her contract runs out...

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Who Wants To Buy A Millionaire Show?

31st March 2006

The rights to international TV hit WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE? are up for sale for an estimated $70 million (GBP40 million). British programme makers Celador created the game show in Britain in 1998,...

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Who Wants To Be A Millionaire Scrapped In India

25th January 2006

India's WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE game show has been temporarily scrapped due to host AMITABH BACHCHAN's complicated recuperation from bowel surgery. KAUN BANEGA CROREPATI was taken off the air last month December...

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