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BIG BANG THEORY DRAWS DYNAMITE RATINGS AGAINST IDOL

February 3, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

For the second week in a row, CBS’s The Big Bang Theory has outscored Fox’s American Idol in the 8:00-8:30 p.m. half-hour among total adults and adults 18-49. According to Nielsen Media Research, the sitcom on Thursday attracted 16.4 million viewers versus 15.8 million for the talent contest. That number for Idol was 24 percent […]

COWELL DEFENDS CHOICE OF HOWARD STERN FOR AGT

December 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

America’s Got Talent producer Simon Cowell said Monday that he decided to hire Howard Stern to replace Piers Morgan because the show had become “too predictable.” In an interview with today’s (Tuesday) Los Angeles Times, Cowell said that the show needed “a shakeup.” Cowell will join Sharon Osbourne and Howie Mandel on the judging panel. […]

MORGAN LEAVING AMERICA’S GOT TALENT TO FOCUS ON CNN

November 10, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

NBC’s hit summer talent show America’s Got Talent probably draws more viewers in one night than Piers Morgan’s interview show on CNN draws in a month, but Morgan said Wednesday that he can’t continue working on both shows and has therefore opted to remain on CNN. On Piers Morgan Tonight, he announced, “I am going […]