Daily Archives : Sep 18, 2009

Lee Woodruff and Former ‘Early Show’ Anchor Rene Syler Round Out Kate Gosselin-Fronted Talk Show Panel

Lee Woodruff, the wife of former ABC "World News" anchor Bob Woodruff, and former CBS "Early Show" anchor Rene Syler are joining "Jon & Kate Plus 8" star Kate Gosselin’s talk show pilot, which tapes Sunday, the New York Post…

Stossel Claims Working at ABC News Was ‘Frustrating’

Now that he has accepted a new post at Fox News and Fox Business Channel, John Stossel is saying it was often frustrating working for ABC News, according to the New York Post. Stossel wrote a blog on Townhall.com detailing…

Video: Local Anchor in Nation’s No. 1 Market Drops F-Bomb During 10 p.m. Newscast

Legendary New York City news anchor Ernie Anastos, now with Fox’s WNYW, dropped and F-bomb, live, during the station’s 10 p.m. newscast Wednesday night, reports B&C. Bantering with the show’s weatherman, Anastos said "Keep f—ing that chicken." The Associated Press…

Returning Series on NBC and CBS See Ratings Declines; Fox Shows Are Up Slightly

The overnight ratings are in from Thursday night’s returning shows’ premieres. The numbers are down significantly from last season on CBS and NBC, but up slightly on Fox, reports TVbytheNumbers.com. NBC’s "The Office" slid 18% to a 4.0 rating in the…

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Gets Skunked on Celebrity Edition of ‘Jeopardy!’

The answer is: CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. The question: Who did Dana Delany and Andy Richter beat on the "Jeopardy! Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational" Thursday, reports Politico. The CNN newsman was $4,600 in the hole after Double Jeopardy but, unlike what…

Gordon H. Smith Named NAB President and CEO

Former Oregon Senator Gordon H. Smith has been chosen as president and CEO of the National Association of Broadcasters, according to TVNewscheck.com. Smith, a Republican, will officially join the organization on Nov. 1 after meeting with the NAB board in Dallas…

Sacha Baron Cohen to Guest Star on ‘The Simpsons’

Sacha Baron Cohen is lending his voice to Fox’s "The Simpsons," reports EW.com. Better known as Borat or Bruno, the comedian will be playing a “pretty angry but funny” Israeli tour guide who crosses paths with Homer and Marge when…

‘Glee’ Soundtrack Singles Score on Billboard’s Top 100

The power of the music on Fox’s "Glee" has been felt on the Billboard Top 100, with the cast’s version of "Take a Bow" the top debut at No. 46 and "Don’t Stop Believin’" re-entering the chart at No. 78, reports Reuters….

Rush Limbaugh to Race Jay Leno in an Electric Car

Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh has agreed to an electric car race with Leno on next Thursday’s "The Jay Leno Show," according to The Hollywood Reporter. Leno’s "Green Car Challenge" will be a regular segment on his show, with…

Oprah’s Book Club Back in Session

On today’s episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show," Oprah reopened the book club by announcing her latest selection, "Say You’re One of Them," reports the Orlando Sentinel. "Say You’re One of Them," written by Uwem Akpan, is a collection of…