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Will Ferrell And Bear Grylls Versus Wild In New Show

Comedian Will Ferrell will join adventurer Bear Grylls for a new episode of the Discovery Channel's Man vs Wild.The Anchorman star joined the Born Survivor star in northern Sweden for an upcoming edition of his...

By on 16 April 2009

The $42-Million-a-week Show

With ads each costing $623,000 per 30 seconds, Fox's American Idol brings in about $7 million for each 30-minute segment, or $42 million on an average week when it airs a two-hour performance show and...

Tv Execs Would Like Obama To Bail Out Of Primetime

At a time when the earnings of the television broadcast networks are plunging, the decision by President Obama to hold another news conference in primetime during a sweeps month is provoking anger among some network...

March Comes In -- Like February

The February sweeps, which were bumped to March this year because it was thought that the (now delayed) digital transition would disrupt viewing, got off to an impressive start Thursday, as Fox aired an American...

Idol Is Only So-so On Thursday

American Idol , whose ratings often drop when it airs on Thursdays (it did so this week because of President Obama's address to Congress on Tuesday), did indeed see its numbers take a tumble Thursday...

Minority Actors Getting Fewer Jobs, Says Naacp Study

Roles filled by minority actors on television continued to decline in 2008 and shows featuring them in leading roles remained virtually non-existent, according to a study released by the National Association for the Advancement of...

Movie Reviews The Reader

Stephen Daldry's The Reader was obviously intended as an Important Film, dealing as it does with the Germans' collective guilt over the Holocaust and coming as it does during Oscar-movie season. And virtually every critic...

Nielsen Lists Ten Top Shows Of 2008

Nielsen Media Research listed the top-ten regularly scheduled TV shows of 2008 today (Friday), with Fox's American Idol taking the top two positions and ABC's Dancing With the Stars taking the next two. In fact,...

Networks Have Little To Give Thanks For On Thanksgiving

Low ratings are as traditional on Thanksgiving evening as turkey and cranberry sauce, and this year was no exception. CBS -- alone -- managed to come up with respectable ratings, thanks mainly to a new...

Survivor Contestant Arrested

Former SURVIVOR contestant ACE GORDON has been arrested in Florida after he was reportedly tossed out of a bar for hitting a woman. Gordon, a failed contestant in the hit U.S. series Survivor: Gabon, was...

Ivana Fears For Her Survivor-bound Husband

IVANA TRUMP fears her husband ROSSANO RUBICONDI won't come through his stint on the Italian version of reality TV show SURVIVOR unscathed. The 35-year-old is in Honduras shooting L'Isola dei Famosi (Island of the Famous),...

30 Rock Takes Acting And Writing Honours At Television Emmys

Comedy series 30 Rock was a major winner at the US television Emmy awards, with four prizes, while John Adams took five.NBC's 30 Rock, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a live entertainment show,...

By on 22 September 2008

Survivor's Diaries Yanked From Ebay

A former Survivor contestant who had attempted to auction off her personal diaries about her experience on the reality show learned late Monday that CBS had persuaded eBay to remove the listing. According to Broadcasting...

Stars Stand Up To Cancer

US stars who have battled cancer including actors Christina Applegate and Patrick Swayze have taken part in a charity telethon.The hour-long Stand Up to Cancer event was broadcast simultaneously on three networks and starred more...

By on 06 September 2008

Reality Hosts To Give, Receive Emmys

All five reality-show hosts who have been nominated for Emmys this year will also host the Emmys this year, ABC and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences have told the Associated Press. They are:...

Probst Denies Marriage Rumours

SURVIVOR host JEFF PROBST is disappointed rumours he is to wed have overshadowed his Emmy nomination. Probst picked up his sixth Emmy nod on Thursday (17Jul08) for Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality Competition...

Survivor Partner/producer Sues Burnett

Conrad Riggs has filed a $70-million lawsuit against his former partner and best friend Mark Burnett alleging that Burnett cheated him out of revenues from projects that the two jointly developed, including Survivor and The...

Burnett Sued Over Survivor Profits

British TV producer MARK BURNETT has been accused of failing to pay his former business partner the profits he made through TV game show SURVIVOR. Conrad Riggs claims he helped Burnett manage his expanding business...

Mr Brightside Named As UK's No 1 Driving Song

The Killers' Mr Brightside has been pinpointed as the definitive driving song in a new poll of British motorists.The track from the Las Vegas band's 2004 album Hot Fuss defeated classic rock efforts such as...

By on 23 May 2008

Eye Of The Tiger Tops Marathon Poll

A highlight of the Rocky soundtrack has been named the best song to run to in a survey of marathon runners.Eye of the Tiger by American rockers Survivor - which topped the Billboard Hot 100...

By on 20 May 2008

Judi Dench Handed Record 24th Bafta Nomination

The 2008 British Academy television awards nominations include a record 24th Bafta nomination for Dame Judi Dench after her performance in Cranford.The Oscar-winning actress earned her 12th Bafta TV nomination to equal comedienne Victoria Wood's...

By on 18 March 2008

There's Idol -- And Everything Else

Thanks largely to three episodes of American Idol, Fox scored its eighth straight weekly victory last week. With each of the Idol shows drawing nearly 30 million viewers, the shows that followed them were also...

Idol Is Tops -- Even On Thursday

Even the strongest Thursday-night competition from its rivals failed to keep Fox's American Idol from dominating the ratings. A results show, which trimmed the number of contestants to 16, wound up with a 14.2 rating...

Survivor Can't Survive Idol

CBS's Survivor: Micronesiamay have been handily beating the competition in the 8:00 p.m. hour on Thursdays so far this season, but it proved to be no match for a special one-hour results edition of Fox's...

Writers Facing Harsh Reality

Last week's ratings results could not have lifted the spirits of Writers Guild of America members. Of the top ten shows only three were scripted. ABC's Lost placed highest on the list -- tied, with...

Beyonce Knowles To Play Blues Legend Etta James In New Movie

Beyonce Knowles is to step into the shoes of a music legend in an upcoming period drama.The Destiny's Child star is to play Etta James in Darnell Martin's Cadillac Records - a tale of influential...

By on 20 February 2008

Reality-show Producers Shunning Hdtv

Producers of reality TV series and game shows have, by and large, been slow to make the transition to high-definition television, blaming higher costs and the unreliability of HD equipment, USA Today reported today (Tuesday)....

"Must-see" Night?

Ratings for virtually all of network television's offerings Thursday -- usually the highest-rated night of the week -- remained off substantially from their year-ago levels. CBS's Survivor: Micronesia may have won the 8:00 p.m. hour...

Fox Dominates Week's Ratings

Fox captured the top spot in the ratings for last week (for American Idol). Also the No. 2 spot (for the Idol results show). Also the third spot (for House). Also the fifth spot (for...

Ratings Down, Though Survivor's Survival Not In Doubt

Ratings for the season debut of the latest Survivor series may have been down considerably from previous years, but they were good enough to beat all the competition Thursday night. For its premiere, Survivor: Micronesia...

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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner divorce 'best thing for family'

The Hollywood duo - who have children Violet, nine, Seraphina, six, and Samuel...

Rita Ora Opens Up About Why She Decided To Join 'The X Factor'

New judge on ‘The X Factor’ Rita Ora has revealed that she couldn’t say no to Simon...

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Rolling Stones - Exhibitionism Featurette

The Rolling Stones are set to celebrate their long career as a band next year (2016) with their first exhibition at London's Saatchi Gallery.

'It's A Dream Come True': Paul Rudd Marvels Over 'Ant-Man' Role

The star makes his superhero debut in the upcoming movie.

Emilia Clarke Gives Her Fan Theory On The Fate On Jon Snow

The ‘Game of Thrones’ actress has given some hope to Jon Snow’s legions of fans.

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