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2012 Daytime Emmy Nominations Announced: But Will It Go Ahead?

The nominations for this year's Daytime Emmy Awards have been announced, though the ceremony still doesn't have a home on any of the major US networks, the Hollywood Reporter revealed today, (May 9, 2012). The...

The Bachelor Host Chris Harrison To Divorce From Wife

The Bachelor host Chris Harrison is set to become single himself after revealing he is to divorce from his wife of 18-years. A spokeswoman for the 40-year-old television personality confirmed the news on Thursday (May...

Ohio Prepares For 'The Avengers' Fancy Dress Party

A special premiere party for 'The Avengers' is being held in Cleveland, Ohio, where the movie was partly filmed. According to Abc'snewsnet5.com, Cinemark in Valley View will be hosting a special premiere for all of...

Christina Ricci Joins Smurfs Sequel

Christina Ricci has joined the 'Smurfs' sequel. The 'Addams Family' actress will portray animated star Vexi - an evil version of Katy Perry's alter-ego Smurfette - in the follow up to the 2011 movie based...

Cbs And Fox Split Ratings Honors

As usual, CBS was the most-watched television network last week, and its long-running drama NCIS was the most-watched television show. However, it came in second to Fox in the 18-49 age group, the demographic group...

Bachelor And Bachelorette Hit With Bias Lawsuit

ABC's The Bachelor and The Bachelorette are the likely target of a class-action lawsuit by two Nashville men who maintain that the two shows intentionally discriminate against people of color. Nathaniel Claybrooks and Christopher Johnson...

The Bachelor Facing Lawsuit Over All White Cast

The Abc network is facing a lawsuit over its reality dating shows The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. A group of Nashville residents - led by the football players Nathaniel Claybrooks and Christopher Johnson - are...

The Bachelor Being Sued For Racial Discrimination

A group of Nashville residents are planning to sue the makers of the TV programmes The Bachelor and The Bachelorette for racial discrimination. A story from Hollywood Reporter (April 17, 2012) reveals that the group...

Alec Baldwin Confirms '30 Rock' Will End In 2013

Alec Baldwin has moved to deny speculation he is leaving '30 Rock' following a dispute with the Nbc network, but claims the show is slated to come to an end soon anyway. Baldwin made headlines...

Titanic Abc Series Sinks With Critics And Just 4 Million Viewers

Abc's new Titanic miniseries concluded on Sunday evening (April 15, 2012), though it drew just 4.2 million viewers for its final hour, with a rating of 0.9 (tied with rivals that included crime drama repeats).Though...

Did Abc Dollars Save Casey Anthony?

An investigative report on PBS's Frontline scheduled to air on Tuesday will make the case that forensic specialists brought in by the prosecution in highly publicized cases can be challenged effectively in court -- but...

Ryan Seacrest Coy On Replacing Matt Lauer

Ryan Seacrest was ever the smooth operator on the Nbc's 'Today' show as he fielded potentially awkward questions from the show's host Matt Lauer about whether he would in fact be taking over the job...

Running Legend Micah True Found Dead

Famed marathon runner Micah True has been found dead in a remote part of New Mexico.The athlete went missing last week (begs27Mar12) after going for a 12-mile (19.3 kilometre) jog in Gila National Forest and...

Dolly Parton Haunted By Whitney Houston's Version Of Her Love Song

Dolly Parton thought her heart would break when she heard Whitney Houston's version of her song I Will Always Love You at the tragic R&B star's funeral.Houston recorded Parton's song for The Bodyguard soundtrack and...

Nielsen Will Rate Ipad USAge

Tens of millions of Americans have purchased Apple's iPad digital tablet, and all of the major television networks have designed free apps for it to allow users to access a limited number of their TV...

Ncis Beats Out Talent Contests

CBS's NCIS was back on top of the Nielsen ratings chart again last week, beating out such formidable competitors as ABC's Dancing with the Stars, Fox's American Idol and NBC's The Voice . Its margin...

Dennis Rodman Drinking Problem Results In Debts Of $800,000

Dennis Rodman has suffered an alarming fall from grace, it's been revealed, with the former basketball player apparently having a "drinking problem" and financial issues. The revelations came out in response to allegations made by...

Kylie Minogue To Design Sydney's Nye Firework Display

Kylie Minogue will be the brain behind Sydney's New Year's Eve firework display.As part of her 25th anniversary celebrations, the Australian-born singer has been appointed creative ambassador for the world famous event - and will...

Abc Selects Its Late-night Star To Host Emmys

The major television networks, which take turns each year presenting the Emmy awards, now appear to be selecting their late-night personalities to host them -- giving each one the opportunity for primetime exposure. On Monday...

Dancing With The Stars' Katherine Jenkins Shimmers Her Way To No.1

Katherine Jenkins has steadily impressed the judges on the Dancing With The Stars in recent weeks, but the Welsh opera singer and blonde bombshell took her performance to another level in the latest round of...

Jimmy Kimmel Announced As 2012 Emmys Host

Jimmy Kimmel has been announced as the host of this year's forthcoming Emmy Awards. The ceremony is scheduled to take place on September 23, 2012. The Los Angeles Times announced the news today (March 27,...

January Jones Ate Her Own Placenta On 'Mad Men' Set

January Jones returned to the set of Mad Men just seven weeks after giving birth to her first child, but found an unusual way of building up her strength. The actress, 34, opted to chomp...

Dancing With The Stars Suffers Ratings Blow After Season Opener

Season fourteen of Dancing With The Stars began on Monday evening (Monday 19, 2012), though show bosses will already be a little worried after the ratings were announced. The show opener - usually a big...

Titanic Tv Dramas Debunk Cameron's Film Drama

The 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic will see two television shows broadcast -- fittingly -- on each side of the Atlantic Sunday night -- each of which will attempt to refute in...

Ashton Kutcher Blasting Into Space With Virgin Galactic

Ashton Kutcher has become the 500th passenger signed up to take part on Richard Branson's revolutionary space flights. The Two and a Half Men actor received a call from Branson - the head of Virgin...

Nicollette Sheridan Trial: Jury Having Trouble With Verdict

Nicollette Sheridan will have to wait a little longer to see if a judge rules that her contract on Desperate Housewives was wrongfully terminated, after the jury in the high profile trial said they were...

Judge Dismisses Nicollette Sheridan's Battery Claim Due To Lack Of Evidence

Actress Nicollette Sheridan has been dealt a huge blow in her ongoing lawsuit against Desperate Housewives bosses and series creator Marc Cherry - a Los Angeles judge has dismissed the battery allegations at the centre...

Kelly Clarkson To Judge New Tv Talent Show

Kelly Clarkson has joined the judging panel of new TV talent show 'Duets'.The 'Stronger' hitmaker - who found fame on the first series of 'American Idol' - will join forces with music legend Lionel Richie,...

Gcb Uproar Will It Help Or Hurt?

Conservatives have ignited a firestorm of controversy over ABC's new drama GCB, based on the novel Good Christian Bitches. On his radio show Wednesday, Rush Limbaugh commented that the show represented "slime disguised as sophistication"...

Connie Britton To Play Country Legend In Drama 'Nashville'

Connie Britton has signed a deal with the Abc network to star in a pilot episode of their new drama Nashville, Deadline.com reported yesterday (March 6, 2012). Set against the backdrop of the Nashville country...

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