Monday, September 23, 2019

CELEBRITY REHAB DOCTOR ACCUSED OF ACCEPTING PAYOLA FROM DRUG FIRM

July 6, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Dr. Drew Pinsky, best known as “Dr. Drew,” host of VH1’s controversial Celebrity Rehab reality series from 2008-2011, has been accused of taking at least $275,000 in bribes from the pharmaceutical group GlaxoSmithKline to promote the company’s products. On Thursday GSK was fined $3 billion after admitting that it lavished gifts, kickbacks, resort travel, tickets […]

CASEY ANTHONY MURDER TRIAL BOOSTS RATINGS FOR HLN

June 20, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

The Casey Anthony trial has sent ratings soaring for HLN, CNN’s sibling channel, and has also boosted ratings for other broadcast and cable shows focusing on the trial, the New York Post reported today (Monday). The newspaper observed that total viewers for HLN have risen more than 150 percent since the trial began; the channel’s […]