Daily Archives : Dec 2, 2011

President of ABC Daytime Out; Company Announces Formation of New Division Encompassing Daytime and Syndication

The Disney ABC Television Group has announced "the formation of Times Square Studios, an integrated current entertainment programming and development division, following the announcement that Brian Frons, president, Daytime, Disney/ABC Television Group, will depart the Company at the end of…

Shakeup in Late-Night Wars — First Time in 17 Years This Has Happened

A shakeup has occurred in the late-night wars, with a milestone taking place for the first time in 17 years, Deadline.com reports. The two flagship late-night talk shows — CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman” and NBC’s “Tonight Show with…

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Kourtney and Kim Try Naked Yoga on ‘Kourtney & Kim Take New York’

Video: Naked Yoga Session Cited in Breakup of Kardashian-Humphries Marriage

A session with a naked yoga instructor that was aired Sunday on E!’s “Kourtney and Kim Take New York” is getting a lot of attention as a possible factor in the breakup of the marriage between Kim Kardashian and Kris…

Broadcasters to Appeal Media Ownership Decision to Supreme Court

The National Association of Broadcasters will ask the Supreme Court to overturn a lower court decision that backs the Federal Communications Commission’s restrictions on media ownership, B&C reports. Another challenge to the decision will be filed by News Corp., the…

So Far Steve Garvey, Orel Hershiser, Larry King, Peter O’Malley and Mark Cuban Have Said They Want to Be Part of Bids to Own the Los Angeles Dodgers. Now Another Legendary Sports Icon Comes Forward Saying He Wants to Bid as Well

One of the most popular sports figures ever says he’ll be part of a bid for the Los Angeles Dodgers. And though he’s never played professional baseball, he says he’s gone to lots of Dodgers games and is a big…

Actor Who Delivered One of the Creepiest Lines in Film History Dies

An actor who delivered one of the most unforgettable lines in movie history has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Bill McKinney, a character actor best known as one of the cruel villains in the 1972 film "Deliverance," died Thursday…

NBA to Celebrate End of Lockout With Five TV Games on Christmas Day

The NBA unveiled an ambitious schedule of Christmas games to tip off the shortened 2011-12 season on Christmas Day, B&C reports. The lockout shortened each team’s schedule from 82 games to 66 games and pushed back the start of the…

Piers Morgan Makes Embarrassing Mistake in Attempt to Pay Tribute to Comedian

Apparently CNN host Piers Morgan wasn’t a big fan of a comedian who recently died. Morgan stuck his foot in his mouth while paying tribute to Patrice O’Neal, who died this week at age 41, reports TheWrap.com. Talking to comedian…

NFL Putting the Squeeze on NBC

One of NBC’s few recent ratings success stories is on the line as negotiations get under way between the network and the National Football League. The NFL is seeking more money from NBC for the renewal of "Sunday Night Football,"…