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OPRAH: BIG ON TV, BIGGER ONLINE

May 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Of all the regular TV shows broadcast this year, none was more talked about on the Internet than Oprah Winfrey’s final telecast last week. According to Long Island-based research firm General Sentiment, the final episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show generated more online discussion even than the finale of American Idol earlier in the week. […]

ROYAL WEDDING ATTENDED BY 23 MILLION IN U.S.

April 30, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Despite being broadcast at the ungodly hour of 3:00 a.m. on the West Coast and 6:00 a.m. on the East Coast, the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton was watched by nearly 23 million Americans, according to preliminary ratings released late today (Saturday) by Nielsen Research. The figure represents the combined average of […]

ROYALS BAR SATIRICAL SKETCHES ABOUT WEDDING

April 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Any television network, anywhere in the world that has been granted rights to cover the royal wedding on Friday is barred from using the wedding footage in any drama, satirical sketch or any similar entertainment program, the London Independent reported today (Thursday). The ban has put a crimp in plans for an “alternative commentary” that […]

COURIC CONFIRMS SHE’S STEPPING DOWN

April 26, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

UPDATE: Katie Couric has confirmed reports that she is stepping down as anchor of the CBS Evening News after five years. In a statement to People magazine, she said: “I have decided to step down from the CBS Evening News,” Couric told People. “I’m really proud of the talented team on the CBS Evening News […]