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A GOOD DAY FOR MODERN FAMILY‘S SOFIA VERGARA

July 19, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Colombia-born actress Sofia Vergara awoke today (Thursday) to find herself on two impressive lists. She was on the Emmy nominations list in the supporting comedy actress category for her role as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett on Modern Family, and she topped Forbes magazine’s latest list of top-earning actresses on television. Forbes estimated that she earned $19 million […]

A “NEW” KATIE COURIC DEBUTS ON ABC

September 7, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Katie Couric made her debut as an ABC personality on Tuesday night with a B-list celebrity interview with Sarah Jessica Parker, who is promoting her upcoming film I Don’t Know How She Does It. Appearing on ABC’s late-night magazine show Nightline, Couric lobbed mostly softball questions and Parker easily hit them into the infield. Parker’s […]

MEDIA CAUGHT IN MARKET WHIRLWIND

August 5, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Like a TV reporter hanging on to a light pole during a hurricane, the media drew attention to itself Thursday as the Dow plunged 512 points. For some media companies, the nosedive was far greater than the overall setback. CBS Corp., which is the least diversified of all the major media companies and primarily depends […]

ABC BECOMES NO. 1-RATED NETWORK

May 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Three installments of Dancing with the Stars helped put ABC on top of the Nielsen ratings for the first time this season (excluding the week of the Oscars). Three other ABC shows landed in the Nielsen top ten as well, Body of Proof, Better With You and Grey’s Anatomy. It was a first-time appearance in […]

ESPN: TEAM DISNEY’S BIGGEST STAR

February 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It may be its least Disneyish business, but ESPN turned out to be the star of the Walt Disney Co.’s first-quarter earnings report, which saw a 54-percent leap in net income over the same period a year ago. Ad revenue at the cable sports network soared 27 percent, thanks in great measure to the ratings […]