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Networks Balk At Cutting Download Prices

According to earlier reports, Steve Jobs had hoped to announce at his February iPad unveiling an agreement with most television networks to allow episodes of current programs to be downloaded for a test period for...

Goodbye, Betty

ABC's Ugly Betty aired its series finale Wednesday night, and the results weren't pretty. The episode drew 5.4 million viewers, slightly better than its season average but nevertheless putting in last place in its 10...

Dancing Again Tops Idol

For the second week in a row, an episode of ABC's Dancing with the Stars drew bigger ratings among overall viewers than either episode of Fox's American Idol -- the first time ever that Idol...

Sawyer Continues To Gain On Williams

ABC's Diane Sawyer narrowed the ratings gap between herself and NBC's Brian Williams further last week. Sawyer attracted 2.04 million 25-54-year-old viewers last week versus 2.40 million who watched Williams. CBS's Katie Couric drew just...

Walsh's Divorce Finalised

PRIVATE PRACTICE star KATE WALSH is officially single - a Los Angeles judge dissolved her marriage to ALEX YOUNG on Tuesday (13Apr10).The actress became embroiled in a bitter legal battle after splitting from her film...

Conan Launches His On The Way To Tbs Tour

"This is the first time anyone has paid to see me," Conan O'Brien remarked as he launched his 30-city The Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television Tour in Eugene, OR Monday, then added, "They've...

Pamela Anderson's 'Pastie' Nipple Protection

Pamela Anderson is forced to wear nipple covers to stop her exposing herself on 'Dancing with the Stars'.The former 'Baywatch' actress - who is known for her busty, curvy figure - has been told to...

Abc Says Nike Took Woods's Father's Remarks Out Of Context

ABC News has disclosed that the current Nike commercial which features the voice of Tiger Woods's father, the late Early Woods, seemingly addressing him from beyond the grave -- several commentators have described it as...

Look Who's Tailing Jay Now

The Tonight Show was the late-night champ for the fifth week in a row last week, drawing 4.20 million viewers. But it all amounted to something of a pyrrhic victory, inasmuch as its ratings were...

Abc Overhauls Summer Schedule

In place of serialized dramas that tend to draw few viewers during summer repeats, ABC plans to introduce three new dramatic shows this summer that, while similar in content to the ones they're replacing, can...

Abc's Sawyer Chasing Nbc's Williams

ABC's nightly newscast last week appeared to be narrowing the ratings gap between it and NBC's for the first time since Diane Sawyer took over as anchor last year. Among the key demographic group of...

Longoria Parker 'Confused' About Sheridan's Legal Attack

EVA LONGORIA PARKER is desperately trying to find out more about the incident that sparked former DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES castmate NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN's $20 million (£12.5 million) lawsuit against the show's creator - but no one's talking...

Nicollette Sheridan Stands Up To 'Abusive' Cherry

Nicollette Sheridan has described 'Desperate Housewives' producer Marc Cherry's behaviour towards her as "abusive and appalling".The British-born actress - who is suing the TV executive for $20 million, alleging he hit her across the face...

Rep: 'Sheridan Had No Choice But To File Suit'

A representative for former DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN has defended the actress' decision to sue the show's creator amid allegations of assault and wrongful termination, insisting she felt "compelled" to stand up for her...

Dancers And Basketball Players Compete

The second hour of ABC's Dancing With the Stars easily defeated the NCAA men's basketball telecast on CBS Monday night. According to overnight Nielsens, nearly 22 million viewers tuned in to the ABC dance contest...

Nicollette Sheridan Suing Housewives Creator

Nicollette Sheridan is suing the 'Desperate Housewives' creator for $20 million, after alleging assault and wrongful termination.The 46-year-old actress - who portrayed maneater estate agent Edie Britt in the US show - filed a lawsuit...

Sheridan Sues Cherry Over Slap And Wrongful Termination

Former DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN has launched a legal battle with the show's creator over allegations he slapped her during a row about the script and then fired her when she complained to producers.The...

Sheridan Sues Cherry For Desperate Behaviour, Wrongful Termination

Former DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN has launched a legal battle with the show's creator over allegations he slapped her during a row about the script and then fired her when she complained to producers.The...

Ncaa Semifinals Draw Biggest Ratings In Five Years

Once again calling into question the policy of the major networks of dumping reruns and failing shows into their Saturday night schedule, CBS's coverage of the NCAA men's basketball Final Four doubleheader on Saturday averaged...

The Ipad Is Here, But Where Are The Tv Shows?

Apple's iPad, which reportedly outsold the original iPhone in its debut over the weekend, may turn out to be a boon for struggling television networks, who have seen much of their ad revenue dry up...

Abc Marries Apple's Ipad

In advance of Saturday's debut of Apple's iPad, ABC on Thursday introduced its free ABC Player App, allowing users to watch -- in the beginning, at least -- about ten ABC shows, including Lost, Castle,...

Indelicato Weeps Over Final Ugly Betty Scenes

Actor MARK INDELICATO had to be comforted by castmates on the New York set of UGLY BETTY after breaking down as he filmed his final scenes on the show.The star, who was just 11 years...

Actor Fired For Turning Down Sex Scene With Madsen

Former DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star NEAL MCDONOUGH has been fired from a new U.S. TV show for refusing to take part in a sex scene.The actor was reportedly just three days in to shooting new ABC...

Abc Takes Over Ownership Of Monday Night

ABC's Dancing with the Stars wiped the floor with its rivals Monday night, clobbering the usual Monday-night winners on CBS soundly. A two-hour edition averaged 22.56 million viewers, peaking in the final half hour at...

Ugly Betty Stars Struggle With Final Scenes

Actors MARK INDELICATO and MICHAEL URIE are struggling to bid farewell to UGLY BETTY as they film their final scenes for the hit U.S. show.The pair was left stunned when ABC executives announced in January...

Leno Extends His Lead Over Letterman

After barely edging out David Letterman for two weeks following his triumphant return as host of NBC's The Tonight Show, Jay Leno began lengthening his lead in week 3, according to Nielsen Media Research. Leno...

Halitosis Heartthrob Matt Damon

Matt Damon has bad breath, according to Sarah Silverman.The American comedienne - who famously created a video entitled 'I'm F***ing Matt Damon' for her TV host boyfriend Jimmy Kimmel in 2008 - joked the actor's...

Oscars To Return To February

Apparently the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences intends to embark on a schedule to air the Oscar presentations in February for three consecutive years, then move them to March in the fourth year,...

Abc News Staff Suffering Through Cutbacks

Former ABC News correspondent Brian Rooney, who was recently fired after 22 years with the network, has told Daily Variety that the mood at the news division is "dark" as the network retrenches with wholesale...

Spj Condemns Networks For "Checkbook Journalism"

The Society of Professional Journalists has employed strong language to rebuke news organizations who sidestep journalistic ethics rules against paying subjects for interviews. In a statement released at its Indianapolis headquarters, the SPJ said that...

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