Daily Archives : Apr 21, 2011

Late-Night Show Renewed

The network may be struggling in other dayparts, but late-night is doing OK for NBC. Today the network renewed "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" for a third season, reports Entertainment Weekly. Fallon reportedly renewed his contract with the network earlier…

Another Former ‘Survivor’ Star Is in Legal Trouble

Original "Survivor" champion Richard Hatch isn’t the only veteran of the CBS reality show who’s having legal troubles. The Detroit News is reporting that Michael Skupin, who appeared on the third season of the show, is experiencing his own problems…

2011 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards: Complete List of Winners

Here’s the list of winners of the 2011 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, announced by the Radio Television Digital News Association. The awards honor outstanding achievement in electronic journalism. To watch or listen to the winning entries, go here. Region…

2011 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards Revealed–See the Complete List of Winners

The Radio Television Digital News Association (formerly the Radio-Television News Directors Association) has revealed the winners of the Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for 2011. The awards honor outstanding achievement in electronic journalism. The organization has been giving them out…

‘American Idol’ Dominates Wednesday Night Ratings

On a night marked by a heavy dose of repeat programming, “American Idol” dominated the overnight ratings and Fox cruised to another easy overall win, TVbytheNumbers.com reported. Fox averaged a 5.8 rating for the night in the 18-49 demo, well…

Bravo Takes It Back, Plots Another ‘Real Housewives’ Installment

A month ago Bravo executive Andy Cohen declared that there would be no further spinoffs of the "Real Houswives" franchise. But now it appears the network has had a change of heart. The Las Vegas Review-Journal is reporting that auditions…

Netflix CEO Has His Compensation Doubled

After a banner year for Netflix, in which its stock price more than tripled and it added 8 million customers, Chief Executive Reed Hastings had his 2010 compensation doubled to $5.5 million, reports the Los Angeles Times’ Company Town blog….

Cable Telecast Slated for Oscar-Nominated Documentary by Journalist Killed in Libya

Following the news that filmmaker Tim Hetherington was killed Wednesday in a combat zone in Libya, it was announced that his Oscar-nominated documentay “Restrepo” will have an encore airing on cable. National Geographic Channel announced that it will run the…

‘Desperate Housewives’ Star Suffering From Painful Medical Condition

One of the stars of ABC’s “Desperate Housewives” is suffering from a painful medical condition, the Los Angeles Times reports. The star is actress Teri Hatcher, who is suffering from a frozen shoulder, according to the story. The ailment causes…

Trump Unleashes Verbal Attack on Jerry Seinfeld

The latest target of Donald Trump’s anger is Jerry Seinfeld, who canceled an appearance for Trump’s son’s charity as a protest against Trump’s “birther” campaign, reports the New York Post’s Page Six. Seinfeld canceled an appearance scheduled for September with…