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Actor Charles Esten Raises $500,000 On Game Show For Cancer Charity

Nashville star Charles Esten has raised $500,000 (£312,500) for a children's cancer charity after taking part in a celebrity edition of U.S. game show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.The actor, also known as Chip...

Cedric The Entertainer Quits Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

Comedian Cedric The Entertainer has become the latest U.S. Tv host to step down after announcing he'll be departing game show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire after just one season.The funnyman replaced former presenter...

Disney Profits Dip -- But Not As Badly As Expected

The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday reported a 6-percent dip in profits to $1.38 billion for its first quarter, down from $1.46 billion during the year-ago period. Analysts had predicted a somewhat steeper decline. Disney...

Una Healy Raises $40,000 For Charity On U.k. Quiz Show

Irish singer Una Healy kicked off 2013 by raising $40,000 (£25,000) for charity during an appearance on U.K. Tv quiz show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?The Saturdays star and her rugby player husband Ben...

Una Healy To Star On U.k. Quiz Show For Charity

Irish singer Una Healy is set to show off her general knowledge in an upcoming edition of U.K. Tv quiz show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?.The Saturdays star and her rugby player husband Ben...

David Hasselhoff To Star In Festive Tv Quiz Show

David Hasselhoff is set to show off his general knowledge by signing up to star in a festive edition of U.K. quiz show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?The former Baywatch star will dress up...

Nbc Owns Half Of Top-ten Rated Shows

Time was when NBC's Thursday lineup alone would provide five contenders or more for Nielsen's list of the top ten television shows of the week. These days, however, it is extraordinary when any five NBC...

Vieira Seeking A Lifeline To Stay On Millionaire

Meredith Vieira has indicated that while she is stepping down as co-host of NBC's Today show, she would like to keep her job as quizmistress on the syndicated Who Wants to Be a Millionaire ....

Meredith Vieira Reported To Be Leaving 'The Today Show'

Reports have arisen that Meredith Vieira has been scheduled to leave 'Today'. The Hollywood Reporter claims that she will be leaving this June and that her replacement has already been established.Whilst Vieira's contract is supposed...

Reports Vieira Leaving Today

Meredith Vieira is planning to leave her two jobs as co-host of NBC's Today and host of the syndicated Who Wants to Be a Millionaire when her contracts for those shows expire late this year,...

Meredith Vieira To Leave The Today Show?

Meredith Vieira is expected to leave NBC's 'Today' show when her contract comes to and end this year.The news anchor, who has previously presented ABC's 'The View' and 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire', is...

Voice Of America Is Not What You Think It Is

NBC is planning to add a third singing competition to the airwaves in early 2011 to compete with American Idol and Simon Cowell's The X-Factor. Produced by reality show mavens Mark Burnett ( Survivor )...

New Lawsuits Filed In Britain's Hackergate Scandal

Chris Bryant, the former Foreign Office Minister for Europe in the British Labor Party government, and Brian Paddick, a former Metropolitan Police (Scotland Yard) senior officer, have filed a lawsuit against the Yard, claiming that...

Millionaire Producers May Sue Their Agent

Seeming to take the advice of its courtroom foes, London-based Celador Entertainment is planning to sue the William Morris Agency (now the WME Agency) for what Britain's Guardian newspaper described today (Monday) as "acting improperly...

Who Wants To Be A $269-Million Millionaire?

Disney said today (Thursday) that it will appeal a ruling by a federal jury on Wednesday that it must pay the British creators of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire $269 million in damages. The...

Disney To Fight Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Ruling

Disney bosses are set to launch an appeal after losing a multi-million dollar case against the British creators of hit quiz show WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE?.A judge has ordered The Walt Disney Company...

Guiding Light A Last Hurrah

Guiding Light is fading out brightly. Actor Jeff Branson tied for best supporting actor in the Daytime Emmy Awards Saturday. Backstage, he called the award "bittersweet," as he observed that the CBS show will be...

America's Got Talent Has Got Top Ratings

NBC's America's Got Talent not only held on to the top spot on the weekly Nielsen TV ratings list for last week, it nabbed the second slot as well, as viewers tuned in to see...

Judd Calls Her Aunt For Charity Cash

Country star WYNONNA JUDD called on a relative to help her win $50,000 (£33,300) for charity during a recent taping for an upcoming all-star edition of U.S. game show WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE?...

Nbc Has No. 1 Show; Cbs Is No. 1 Network

Although NBC scored solidly once again with its all-new editions of America's Got Talent, CBS remained the highest-rated network overall last week, both in terms of overall households and viewers 18-49, even though most of...

Cbs Wins Monday Night -- With Reruns

Reruns of CBS's Two and a Half Men and The Big Bang Theory managed to score ratings well above anything else airing Monday night, according to Nielsen Media Research. Men drew 8.7 million viewers at...

Millionaire 'S Numbers Tick Upwards

America's Got Talent is not the programming juggernaut that Who Wants to Be a Millionaire once was, but neither is Millionaire. The return of the Regis Philbin-hosted quiz show on ABC edged out a "recap"...

Third Night Of Millionaire Is A Slumdog

The return of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire is not giving the struggling ABC network any relief. Sunday and Monday's installments drew 7.2 million -- not bad for a summer show but millions below...

Perry & Snoop Dogg For Millionaire Show

KATY PERRY and SNOOP DOGG are to test their general knowledge on TV after signing up to appear on a special celebrity edition of quiz show WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE.Actress Vanessa Williams, The...

Revamped Millionaire Returning For 2-Week Run

ABC is bringing Who Wants to Be a Millionaire back to primetime for a two-week special run from August 9-23, the network announced Monday. It's also bringing back the show's original host, Regis Philbin. "ABC's...

Can Millionaire Revive Abc Again?

ABC, which is slogging through another year of lackluster ratings, is planning to revive the show that rescued it when it was last in a ratings bind ten years ago -- Who Wants to Be...

Chris Tarrant Arrested After 'Domestic Incident'

TV presenter Chris Tarrant has been arrested over claims a woman was assaulted at his home in Surrey.The host of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? was detained at the property in Esher and questioned...

By on 16 March 2009

Rushdie Ridicules Slumdog

Author Salman Rushdie, who was born in Mumbai, the setting for Slumdog Millionaire , has written a critique of the movie for Britain's Guardian newspaper. In the article, published on Saturday, he attacked the movie's...

Slumdog Millionaire Inspires Increase In Child Sponsorship

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...

By on 27 February 2009

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