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Garth Ancier Quits As Head Of Bbc Worldwide America

Garth Ancier, who at 51 boasts one of the longest résumés in show business, has decided to step down as president of BBC Worldwide America, the commercial cable arm of the BBC in the U.S....

Oprah Announces Two-year Fade-out

A teary-eyed Oprah Winfrey announced today (Friday) that she will end her unrivaled daytime talk show at the end of its 25th season in 2011. She told her audience that "after much prayer and months...

Oprah To End In 2011

OPRAH WINFREY will end her hit talk show in 2011, according to a leaked announcement.Oprah will make the big news official during her show on Friday (20Nov09). A statement from Tim Bennett, the president of...

Winfrey Show Apologises Over False Dubai Claims

Executives at OPRAH WINFREY's production company have apologised to viewers after poor research led the TV titan to make a string of false claims about the benefits of living in Dubai.The media mogul used her...

Oprah Apologises To Givens For Flawed Tyson Interview

OPRAH WINFREY has publicly apologised to actress ROBIN GIVENS for not attacking her ex-husband MIKE TYSON's domestic violence boasts when he was a guest on her show recently.Givens, who is now a spokesperson for the...

Palin Says Couric Had A "Partisan Agenda" In Her Interview

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has told Oprah Winfrey that she was immediately aware that her interview with Katie Couric was going badly during the first segment but that Republican campaign officials urged her to...

Mo'nique Dismisses Winfrey War

MO'NIQUE has shot down reports of a rift with PRECIOUS executive producer OPRAH WINFREY after missing a series of promotional events for the new movie.The heavyweight star was alleged to have fallen out with Winfrey,...

Winfrey's 'Aha Moment' Case Settled

OPRAH WINFREY has reached a settlement with a U.S. bank over the rights to her signature catchphrase, the "Aha moment".The American talk show host is known for using the slogan to describe a revelation on...

Oprah: 'I've Seen Precious On Street Corners As I Drive By In My Limo'

Acclaimed new film PRECIOUS touched co-producer OPRAH WINFREY deeply - because she recognised the desperate, overweight, abused lead character as one of the girls she passes and ignores on her way to work every day.The...

Debra Winans Thanks Winfrey For Taking Stand Against Ex

Gospel star BEBE WINANS' ex-wife has applauded OPRAH WINFREY for banning the singer from appearing on her talk show, pending his trial on domestic assault charges.Debra Winans attacked Winfrey for inviting the singer on her...

Will Oprah Winfrey Move Her Show To Cable?

CBS TV Distribution says that it has not been apprised by anyone within Oprah Winfrey's Harpo organization that she plans to pull up stakes in Chicago and move her syndicated talk show to her Los...

Winans Banned From Oprah's Show

Gospel star BEBE WINANS has been banned from appearing on OPRAH WINFREY's talk show, pending his trial on domestic assault charges.Winans' ex-wife attacked Winfrey for inviting the singer on her show last week (30Nov09), while...

Clooney, Winfrey & Washington On President's Invite List

GEORGE CLOONEY, DENZEL WASHINGTON and OPRAH WINFREY were among the first big names to land an invitation to meet with U.S. President BARACK OBAMA during his first few months in office, according to official White...

Generous Paul Newman

Paul Newman was the most generous celebrity of 2008. The late 'Cool Hand Luke' actor - who passed away last September - donated more money to charity than any other US star, giving a huge...

Swayze's Widow To Talk To Oprah

PATRICK SWAYZE's widow LISA NIEMI is to give her first indepth interview since the death of the actor to OPRAH WINFREY.The dancer will appear on Friday's (30Oct09) Oprah in America for a one-to-one about her...

Aniston 'Absolutely Not' Hosting U.s. Talk Show

Former FRIENDS star JENNIFER ANISTON has slammed reports she is set to host her own U.S. talk show for media mogul OPRAH WINFREY.Recent reports suggested the star was set for a small screen comeback after...

Aniston Set For Small Screen Comeback

Former FRIENDS star JENNIFER ANISTON is headed back to the small screen to front a late-night show with OPRAH WINFREY, according to a new report.The actress is set to produce and star alongside the media...

Oprah Lands Palin For "World Exclusive Interview"

No doubt aware of Oprah Winfrey's influence when it comes to book sales, former Alaska governor and vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has agreed to give Winfrey a "world exclusive interview" on Nov. 16, a day...

Valderrama The Dog Whisperer

Actor WILMER VALDERRAMA has sniffed out his next TV role - playing OPRAH WINFREY and WILL SMITH's celebrity dog trainer in an upcoming U.S. comedy.The That '70s show star will play a character based on...

Banks Tops Forbes' Primetime Rich List

TYRA BANKS is catching up with her idol OPRAH WINFREY in the fortune stakes - she's topped a Forbes list of the highest earning women on primetime U.S. TV.The supermodel-turned-chatshow host is leading the way...

King Angry Over Flight Attendant Lawsuit

OPRAH WINFREY's best pal GAYLE KING is fuming after a fired flight attendant targeted her friend in a lawsuit - insisting the talk show queen is an "easy target" for opportunists.Corrine Gehrls, a former employee...

Winfrey Inspired Perry To Open Up About Abuse

TYLER PERRY was inspired to open up about his horrific childhood - after watching OPRAH WINFREY reveal her own dealings with abusive relatives.The Madea Goes To Jail filmmaker penned a candid email to fans earlier...

Winfrey Sued By Flight Attendant

OPRAH WINFREY is facing a lawsuit from a flight attendant over allegations of a sky-high tryst on board the media mogul's private jet.Corrine Gehrls filed suit on Friday (09Oct09) claiming she was fired from her...

Precious Director Defends Mo'nique

Director LEE DANIELS has leaped to the defence of his PRECIOUS movie star MO'NIQUE, amid rumours the comedienne has refused to promote the OPRAH WINFREY-produced film without compensation.The movie, which also features Mariah Carey, is...

Winfrey & Obama Back Chicago's Olympics Bid

America's TV titan OPRAH WINFREY and U.S. First Lady MICHELLE OBAMA have joined forces to help Chicago, Illinois land the Olympics in 2016.The powerful pair jetted to Copenhagen, Denmark on Wednesday (30Sep09) where the International...

Oprah's Ratings Soar In Season Debut

Defying analysts who said that her decision to support Barrack Obama for the presidency last year alienated core viewers, Oprah Winfrey launched her new season last week with a ratings leap of 39 percent. The...

Winfrey Fan's Party Crash Plan Foiled

An overeager OPRAH WINFREY fan was restrained by security at the Toronto International Film Festival as he attempted to crash a party the talk show queen was hosting.The media mogul was holding a lavish bash...

Winfrey's Precious Wins Top Toronto Award

MARIAH CAREY and OPRAH WINFREY's new movie PRECIOUS scooped the top award at the Toronto Film Festival on Saturday (19Sep09).The movie, a gritty drama produced by talk show host Winfrey and featuring singer Carey, was...

Whitney Houston Still Tempted By Drugs

Whitney Houston still fights the urge to take drugs. The 'I Will Always Love You' singer still thinks about taking crack cocaine and marijuana - the substances she was addicted to when she was married...

Whitney Houston Too High To Sing

Whitney Houston "forgot" she was a singer during the depths of her drug addiction. The music star admitted the extent of her substance abuse and the lowest points of her 14-year marriage to singer Bobby...

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