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New Tv Shows Fail To Draw Viewers

There was something for each of the broadcast networks to boast about in last week's Nielsen ratings race. CBS once again attracted the most viewers, but ABC and NBC tied for a win among the...

Dancing Light On Its Feet; Other Shows Stumble

ABC's Dancing With the Stars continued to dominate on Monday night, averaging a 12.8 rating and a 19 share between 8:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Many of the shows on other networks, however, saw significant...

Abc Anchor Gibson Claims Advertisers Keep Hands Off News

ABC World News anchor Charles Gibson told students at the University of Pennsylvania Monday that corporate bosses do not influence the content of his nightly newscast. "We're circumspect that our ownership is Disney," the student...

Imus To Return?

Don Imus could be returning to radio by early next year, according to published reports, but there are no solid plans in the works to put the broadcast on television, as was the case with...

Russia Allows Abc To Return To Moscow

Two years after it was kicked out of Russia for airing an interview with a Chechen rebel leader, ABC is being allowed to send a reporter back to Moscow to head up its bureau there....

Desperate Housewives Blasted For Filipino Gag

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES has come under fire in the U.S. for poking fun at the Filipino education system. Angry viewers called the show's broadcaster ABC after Teri Hatcher's character Susan questioned the medical training in the...

Abc Apologizes To Philippines For Housewives Remark

ABC and the producers of Desperate Housewives apologized today (Thursday) for a remark in last Sunday's episode that appeared to belittle medical professionals from the Philippines. However, the network added, "There was no intent to...

Cavemen Clubbed By Critics

Turning Geico's provocative cavemen commercials into a TV series has apparently proved to be almost as difficult as inventing the wheel. Despite massive hype, ABC's series premiere of Cavemen drew just 8.9 million viewers Tuesday...

Philippine Officials Angered Over Housewives Remark

The government of the Philippines is likely to demand an apology from ABC for a put-down of the country's medical professionals on the season premiere of Desperate Housewives, which aired Sunday. In one of the...

Abc To Set Up One-person Bureaus In Asia And Africa

ABC News, which has been shutting down many of its bureaus in Asia and Africa in recent years, said Tuesday that it plans to open one-person bureaus in several countries. Each person assigned to the...

Abc Dances To First-week Victory

ABC, which stumbled on the comeback trail last season, strode to the head of the pack in the first week of the new season, landing at the top of the Nielsen ratings lists among both...

Ferrera Honoured As Latina Leader

UGLY BETTY star AMERICA FERRERA has been awarded a prize for her contribution to the Latina community. The influential actress has been honoured with a Latina Leader award by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute....

Grey's Is Greenest

An average 30-second spot on ABC's Grey's Anatomy costs $419,000 -- making it currently the most expensive on primetime television, according to a survey by Advertising Age. The figure tops the $394,000 that spots on...

Dancing Dominates; Bang Fizzles, Chuck Chokes

The second week of ABC's Dancing With the Stars once again dominated Monday night's ratings as it drew a solid 13.2 rating and a 19 share between 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Those numbers were...

Group Wants Airlines To Clean Up Movies, Tv Shows

The Parents Television Council, the organization principally credited with pressuring the FCC to step up and expand rules barring indecent language on TV and radio, is now taking aim an the airline industry. In Friday...

Housewives Throws Football For A Loss

NBC's Sunday Night Football, which has seen its ratings slip against last year's this month, saw them take a big tumble Sunday against the season premiere of ABC's Desperate Housewives. The nighttime soap recorded a...

For Abc's Revival, It Takes Practice

ABC's Practice Practice and NBC's Bionic Woman got off to promising starts Wednesday night, with Practice easily becoming the most-watched series premier so far this season. Of course, its 9.7 rating and 15 share owed...

So Long, Summer

Although a few early premieres punctuated the period, last week nevertheless was officially regarded as the last week of the summer season -- and looked it. Most shows continued to draw relatively tiny audiences, and...

Tight Ratings Race On Tuesday

Fox and ABC duked it out Tuesday night, with Fox's House scoring a 10.7 rating and a 16 share in its season premiere at 9:00 p.m. It also drew the largest number of 18-49-year-old viewers...

Jensen's Ugly Regret

Scottish actress ASHLEY JENSEN regrets signing a seven year contract for hit show UGLY BETTY - because she is dreading raising a child in the U.S. The 38-year-old - who plays stylist Christina MCKinney in...

Abc Hot To (Fox) Trot On Monday

ABC waltzed away with a ratings victory on the first Monday of the new season, thanks to a strong performance by the season premiere of Dancing With the Stars. The 90-minute show recorded a 13.4...

Dancing On Your Cellphone

In a kind of reverse product placement, unaired footage from ABC's Dancing With the Stars will be available for viewing by AT&T Wireless customers on their cell phones following each week's broadcasts. AT&T is a...

New Shows Hit Hard By Football

The debut of a number of new series and new episodes of some old ones were hammered by NBC's Sunday Night Football game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Chicago Bears. The game, and its...

Us Networks 'Neglecting Diversity'

Representation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LBGT) people in US primetime drama continues to fall, a survey claims.The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (Glaad), publishing its 12th annual study of diversity on American...

By on 24 September 2007

Nbc Unveils Yet Another Download Plan

NBC's digital strategy became embroiled in new confusion and controversy Wednesday as the network announced that it will begin beta testing NBC Direct, employing an online player that will allow PC users to view for...

Loser Wins Tuesday

NBC's The Biggest Loser was the biggest winner Tuesday night as it averaged a 5.8 rating and a 9 share over two hours, peaking in the final half hour with a 6.7/10. By contrast, the...

Cbs To Remain At Apple's Core

CBS has no intention of following NBC's lead in pulling its TV shows out of Apple's iTunes Music Store if it is not allowed to control pricing, CBS chief Les Moonves indicated Tuesday. Speaking at...

Us Audience Turns Off Emmys

This Sunday's Emmy primetime awards may have been one of the least-watched ever, initial figures suggest.According to statistics released by ratings analysts Nielsen Media Research, the prize-giving ceremony attracted 13.1 million viewers when it aired...

By on 19 September 2007

Elvis Special To Be Hosted By Former News Anchor Vargas

One of the oddest exhibitions of "infotainment" ever broadcast is due to air tonight as a two-hour ABC-TV special, Elvis: Viva Las Vegas, emceed by 20/20 co-host and former ABC World News anchor Elizabeth Vargas....

O'donnell Snubs Winfrey

ROSIE O'DONNELL has turned down the chance to appear on OPRAH WINFREY's show to promote her new autobiography. The actress-turned-U.S. TV personality, who is currently promoting her memoirs Celebrity Detox, will snub a slot on...

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