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Olympics Win Gold Ratings; So Does Idol

3rd March 2010

So far as the Nielsen top ten list was concerned last week, it was all either Winter Olympics or American Idol . Not another show made the list. Looking below the top ten, the standouts...

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For Nbc, It Was Must-see-tv Night Again

26th February 2010

Results shows for American Idol that air on Thursdays never do so well in the ratings as those that air on Wednesdays, and this week's Thursday episode was no exception. It also had the bad...

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Life-saver Sean Penn

26th February 2010

Sean Penn saved two lives in Haiti yesterday (25.02.10). The Oscar-winning actor was on a rescue mission in the earthquake hit Caribbean nation when he discovered an orphaned child and a woman badly injured in...

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A New Quiz Show Scandal?

22nd February 2010

The Federal Communications Commission has launched an investigation of Fox's planned game show Our Little Genius after receiving a letter from the father of one of the potential contestants claiming that the child was given...

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Idol Finally Goes Down To Defeat

19th February 2010

The contestants on American Idol proved to be no match for the likes of Linsey Vonn, Shani Davis, and Shaun White, who captured the gold at the Winter Olympics Wednesday night. While NBC's coverage of...

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Kate Moss' Haiti Show

19th February 2010

Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell and Nicola Roberts were among the fashionistas taking to the catwalk for Fashion For Relief yesterday (18.02.10).In a touching tribute to Alexandra McQueen - who committed suicide last week - both...

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Beverley Knight's Deafening Collaboration

16th February 2010

Beverley Knight said her studio collaboration with Chaka Khan was "deafening".The soul singer had always wanted to record with the veteran 'I Feel For You' hitmaker, and when they finally recorded 'Soul Survivor', the results...

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Alexandra Burke Heartbroken For Haiti

12th February 2010

Alexandra Burke says the damage in Haiti is of "Biblical proportions".The 'Broken Heels' singer is in the earthquake ravaged country's capital Port Au-Prince where she is helping with relief efforts to assist the survivors of...

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Cbs Passes On Super Bowl Carnaval

8th February 2010

CBS gave barely passing attention to New Orleans' post-Super Bowl celebrations Sunday night after the New Orleans Saints historic win over the Indianapolis Colts, a coverage choice roundly criticized by several publications While all of...

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John Travolta Flies In Haiti Aid

27th January 2010

John Travolta has flown emergency supplies to Haiti. The 'Grease' actor, who is a trained pilot, flew the specially-borrowed plane to the Caribbean nation's capital Port-au-Prince to help the 1.5 million people who are believed...

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Brittany Murphy's Husband Refutes Drug Claims

21st January 2010

Brittany Murphy's husband claims the prescription drugs found in their home were his.Simon Monjack insists speculation that the actress's death from a cardiac arrest last month was linked to her use of medications is inaccurate...

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Survivor Producer To Bring His Approach To Rock 'N' Roll

14th January 2010

Reality-show guru Mark Burnett is expanding his presence in cable with a show built around David Fishof's Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp. VH1 Classic channel said today (Thursday) that it is teaming up with Burnett...

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Movie Reviews Daybreakers

8th January 2010

Several critics are having a field day lampooning Daybreakers , about an epidemic that is turning much of the human race into vampires and a maverick scientist who is trying to find a cure for...

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Ratings Cbs Swamps The Competition

23rd December 2009

CBS made it almost a clean sweep in last week's ratings competition. Of the top 15 entertainment shows, CBS accounted for 14 of them. Its Monday-night Big Bang Theory and its Tuesday-night The Good Wife...

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Rihanna Survives 'Perfect' Chris

7th November 2009

Rihanna thought Chris Brown was "perfect" until he attacked her.The 'Umbrella' singer - who was left bruised after her then-boyfriend assaulted her in his car after a pre-Grammy Awards party in February - believes the...

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Tv Series May Become "Sequel" To 2012

5th November 2009

While it may not be unusual for producers to be discussing a sequel to a blockbuster movie even before the original is released, it is unusual for them to suggest that the sequel ought to...

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Cbs Wins Thursday Despite Ratings Fall

16th October 2009

CBS remained the most-watched network on Thursday night despite an overall erosion of its audience. Its opening series, Survivor Samoa , has entered the new season relatively unscathed, showing an audience drop to 11.93 million...

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Networks Relieved By Early Ratings

5th October 2009

Despite mostly negative critical reaction to the networks' new programs for the fall, ratings indicate that after the first two weeks of the season it all amounts to "so far so good." Broadcasting & Cable...

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Survivor Safe From Tsunami

30th September 2009

A spokesperson for U.S. reality series SURVIVOR has confirmed no cast or crew members were harmed in a tsunami that hit the South Pacific on Tuesday (29Sep09).At least 90 people in Samoa were killed by...

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Jade Ewen Harassed By Keisha Fans

29th September 2009

New Sugababes singer Jade Ewen is being harassed by fans of departed member Keisha Buchanan.The former Eurovision contestant - who replaced Keisha, the band's last original member, last week - had to shut down her...

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Cbs's Audience Expands Online, Too

25th September 2009

Not only has CBS's on-air ratings average during the first days of the new season soared above last year's, its online traffic has also shot ahead of 2008's, Broadcast & Cable magazine reported Thursday, citing...

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Abc's Flashforward Gets Off To A Fast Start

25th September 2009

ABC's much-hyped FlashForward made a big flash in its debut on Thursday as it averaged 12.5 million viewers and beat CBS's usual winner in the 8 00 p.m. timeslot, Survivor , which rounded up 11.9...

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Destiny's Child To Reunite

1st September 2009

Destiny's Child are reuniting.The sexy R'n'B trio - consisting of Beyonce Knowles, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams - are planning to get back together in 2010.Michelle told Britain's News of the World newspaper: "It definitely...

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Hatch Denied Early Release For Reality Comeback

13th July 2009

SURVIVOR star RICHARD HATCH's dreams of a reality TV comeback have been shot down - a judge has refused to end his home confinement sentence so he can appear on the show in Samoa.Hatch was...

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Bear Grylls' Lopez Survival

28th June 2009

Bear Grylls wants to spend a night in the wild with Jennifer Lopez.The ex-SAS soldier - who recently filmed a one-off episode of his TV show 'Born Survivor' in Northern Sweden with Will Ferrell -...

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Marcus Brands Housemates 'Liars'

20th June 2009

Marcus has lashed out at his "lying" housemates.Just hours after Cairon became the second official housemate to be evicted from the 'Big Brother' house, the 35-year-old carpenter launched a foul-mouthed attack on his fellow contestants...

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Bulgarian Survivor Contestant Dies On Set

2nd June 2009

A contestant on Bulgarian reality TV show SURVIVOR has died after suffering a heart attack on the programme.Former stuntman and singer Noncho Vodenicharov, 53, had just completed a challenge on the show, which is being...

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Fascinating Fact 7377

18th May 2009

ETHAN ZOHN, the winner of 2002 U.S. reality show SURVIVOR: AFRICA, has been diagnosed with stage two Hodgkin's disease. He says, "This is the ultimate game of Survivor and there's really only one outcome, and...

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Survivor, Housewives Win, But Lose Viewers

18th May 2009

The season finales of CBS's Survivor Tocantins and ABC's Desperate Housewives scored strongly with two-hour episodes Sunday night, but their audiences were down significantly from previous seasons. Survivor averaged 12.74 million viewers, peaking in the...

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Survivor's Hatch Gets Early Prison Release

14th May 2009

American reality TV star RICHARD HATCH has been released from a federal prison after failing to pay taxes on his winnings from hit show SURVIVOR. Hatch, 47, was crowned the winner of Survivor: Borneo in 2000,...

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