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SAJAK AND TREBEK SET SIGHTS ON BARKER’S RECORD

September 10, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

They have a few more years yet to go before they can challenge Bob Barker’s record for the longest run as a television game-show host — 35 years — but Pat Sajak and Alex Trebek will come close by the end of their current contracts. Sony Pictures Television announced today (Monday) that Sajak, who is […]

WHAT WILL THE SAG AWARDS BE CALLED NOW?

July 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The merger of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists into a single union called SAG-AFTRA left one major question unresolved: What will the SAG Awards show now be called? Well, for next year at least, it will continue to be called the SAG Awards, according to Daily Variety. […]

TODAY PRODUCER CALLS LAUER QUITTING RUMOR “LUDICROUS”

April 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Jim Bell, the executive producer of NBC’s Today show, says that the increasing speculation that Matt Lauer will be leaving the show when his contract expires at the end of next year is “ludicrous.” In an interview with today’s (Friday) Hollywood Reporter, Bell remarked: “When we’re talking about something that is almost two years away, […]

TV HOST BARRY NOLAN LOSES SUIT AGAINST COMCAST

September 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Boston television personality Barry Nolan has lost his $1.2-million lawsuit against his former employer, Comcast. Nolan was fired by Comcast two years ago after he mounted a protest against the Boston chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Science’s decision to present Fox News commentator Bill O’Reilly its annual Governor’s Award. At the […]