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CNN PRESIDENT GIVEN A LONG GOODBYE

July 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Jim Walton, who joined CNN a year and a half after it was founded and saw it rise to indomitable heights, only to witness its awkward descent over the course of the last decade, is stepping down as worldwide president, the cable news network announced on Friday. Walton, who started as a 25-year-old assistant at […]

COWELL MAY SHUT DOWN THE X FACTOR

March 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Simon Cowell has indicated he will pull the plug on The X Factor if ratings do not improve next season. While he was referring to the longer-running British version of the show in an interview with today’s (Monday) London Daily Express, his words would also seem to be applicable to the U.S. version, whose ratings […]

WARNER BROS. REVAMPING TWO AND A HALF MEN

April 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Warner Bros. Television is working on a “reconstruction” of Two and a Half Men that would allow it to continue without Charlie Sheen next fall, the New York Times reported today (Friday), citing an unnamed senior Warner Bros. executive. The executive insisted that despite recent signals by Sheen that he has been in talks about […]

CARELL TO EXIT THE OFFICE BEFORE SEASON ENDS

January 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Steve Carell will leave NBC’s The Office a month before the season finale, and the remaining four episodes will concern the chaos that ensues when the show’s regular characters vie for his job, producer Paul Lieberstein has told New York magazine’s Vulture blog. “If the show was ending, it would be about [Carell’s character leaving]. […]