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Golden Globes To Return To Sunday Nights

For the first time in three years, the Golden Globes ceremonies will return to Sunday night. After presumably be scared off by the overwhelming popularity of ABC's Desperate Housewives on that night, the Hollywood Foreign...

The Shrek For All Christmases

In what may well turn out to be the highest-rated Christmas TV special ever, ABC's animated Shrek the Halls drew a whopping 21.06 million viewers Wednesday night and led into a repeat of How the...

Ferrera + Efron Winners At Family Tv Awards

UGLY BETTY star AMERICA FERRERA and HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 2 hunk ZAC EFRON were crowned king and queen of family entertainment at the ninth Family Television Awards on Wednesday (28Nov07) night. Ferrera, 23, who plays...

Abc Dancing On Air With Massive Ratings

Catching many TV critics off guard, race-car driver Helio Castroneves danced off with the mirrorball trophy on Tuesday night's season finale of ABC's Dancing With the Stars. Most writers had predicted that Melanie Brown, the...

Dancing Sweeps To The Top

Last week's penultimate Dancing With the Stars competition show on Monday night hoofed it to the top of the ratings as 22.85 million viewers tuned in. It marked the fourth time in the last five...

So, How Many People Are Watching Network Tv Shows Online?

Although the networks touted the results as a great success, Nielsen figures for the month of October indicate that ABC attracted 10.6 million unique visitors to the website where it streams episodes of its shows;...

Leno, Even In Reruns, Rules

After at first seeming to benefit from the writers' strike as it rose to first place among the late-night shows, Late Show With David Letterman dropped to third place last week, according to Nielsen Research....

Dancing Puts On The Ritz

ABC's Dancing With the Stars produced the best ratings of any entertainment show of the fall season Monday night as the final competition night nabbed a 15.7 rating and a 23 share in the 8:00...

Dancing To The Top?

The performance finale of ABC's Dancing With the Stars tonight (Monday) is expected to draw the biggest ratings for any show broadcast so far this season. Last May's finale drew 23 million viewers. However, a...

Imus's Sponsors Wait On Sidelines

Don Imus's longtime advertisers -- even those who stuck with him during the controversy over his controversial remarks about the Rutgers University women's basketball team -- are taking a wait-and-see approach before committing to his...

Jackson Five To Reunite

The Jackson Five are to reform for a tour, according to Jermaine Jackson, with his brother Michael set to take part in the reunion.Jermaine told BBC 6 Music that the band - featuring Tito, Marlon,...

By on 26 November 2007

Jermaine Confirms Jackson 5 Reunion Rumours

LATEST: JERMAINE JACKSON has confirmed speculation THE JACKSON 5 are to embark on a reunion tour in 2008 - complete with pop superstar brother MICHAEL. Concert promoter Leonard Rowe - the man behind Michael Jackson's...

Cbs Struts On Turkey Day; Abc Squawks

CBS showed surprising strength on Thanksgiving night, a holiday night when the usual Thursday-night powerhouses ordinarily take a big hit. Indeed, with the exception of Pushing Daisies, ABC's lineup did perform poorly. At 9:00 p.m....

Stars Dances Back To First Place

ABC's Dancing With the Stars, which was tripped up a bit last week by CBS when it aired a drama that began on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and concluded on Without a Trace, took the...

Fox's Smith Now Top-paid Cable News Anchor

Under a new three-year contract, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith will be paid $7-8 million a year, making him the highest-paid news anchor on cable TV and giving him a salary close to that paid...

Early Show Staffers Exit After Ross Takes Over

Shelley Ross, who, as executive producer of Good Morning America, was credited with lifting the ratings of the ABC morning show by bringing to bear her workaholic and volcanic personality, is alienating staffers of CBS's...

Nbc To Air Web Drama Quarterlife

A drama that made its debut on social networking website MySpace has been bought up by U.S. network NBC - and will be screened on TV next year (08). Quarterlife, created by the team...

Will Strike Give Cbs A Black Eye?

Sumner Redstone's decision to split Viacom into two separate companies, Viacom and CBS, in 2006 may have been taken without reckoning the consequences that a major strike would have on CBS. Analysts warned Thursday that...

Spongebob Soaks Up Ratings

If Nickelodeon channel's SpongeBob SquarePants movie had aired on a broadcast network Monday night, it would have come in in second place in the ratings only to ABC's blockbuster Dancing With the Stars. The special,...

Peculiar List Of 50 Greatest Tv Icons

In advance of a special to air on the nostalgia channel TV Land, the channel and Entertainment Weekly have issued a list of the 50 greatest TV "icons" of all time. The list is headed...

News Magazines Set To Replace Struck Shows

As the networks run out of fresh sitcoms and dramas in the coming weeks, news magazines are likely to replace them. "The reality is that 48 Hours is the utility player for the network, a...

Who Needs Writers? Abc Wins With Unscripted Shows

Clearly ABC was not dependant on scripted shows last week as it easily defeated the opposition with huge ratings for Dancing With the Stars and the Country Music Awards. The network placed first in overall...

Thursday Night Sweeps Ploy Wins For Cbs

CBS's Thursday-night crossover ploy, in which a story begun on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation at 9:00 p.m. concluded at 10:00 on Without a Trace, sent ratings up for each show but most of all for...

Hasselbeck Has Baby Boy

U.S. TV presenter ELISABETH HASSELBECK has given birth to a baby boy. The 30-year-old View co-host celebrated the birth of her son with American football star husband Tim on Friday (09Nov07) morning at an Arizona...

Marston Leaves Soap Just Weeks After Assault Charges

Actor NATHANIEL MARSTON is leaving U.S. soap ONE LIFE TO LIVE, less than three weeks after he was charged with attacking three people and fighting with police. The 32-year-old, who plays Dr. Michael MCBain in...

Nbc Entertainment Chief Lashes Out At Rivals

In a verbal volley fired at his competitors unlike any since Ted Turner's broadsides at Rupert Murdoch in the '90s, NBC Entertainment chief Ben Silverman has taken aim at ABC Entertainment President Steve McPherson and...

Disney Chief: Strike Could Cause "Indelible Damage"

A day after News Corp. President and COO Peter Chernin said that the writers' strike could actually benefit his company since it has a number of non-scripted and animated shows in the works -- including...

Strike Likely To Benefit Abc's Nightline

ABC's Nightline, which had already been closing the gap between itself and NBC's Tonight show and CBS's Late Show With David Letterman, may overtake both those shows in the ratings during the current writers' strike,...

No Misstep For Dancing

ABC didn't miss a beat with last night's (Tuesday) edition of Dancing With the Stars. The first hour of the show registered a 13.8/20, while the second hour (actually 45 minutes) managed a 13.4/19 --...

Nfl Game Oddly Blacked Out -- In Ratings

In its release of ratings for the week of Oct. 29-Nov. 4, Nielsen Media Research observed that the most-watched telecast of the week was Sunday night's 7:00 p.m. half-hour overrun of the New England Patriots-Indianapolis...

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