Daily Archives : Jun 15, 2012

Popular Sitcom Actress Dead at 48

An actress known for her work in popular sitcoms along with a string of feature film appearances has died, TheWrap.com reports. Yvette Wilson, 48, died after a long battle with cervical cancer, the story reports. Wilson is best known from…

Paramedics Called to Lindsay Lohan’s Hotel Room

Concerns were raised about the condition of Lindsay Lohan today after reports circulated that paramedics had been called to her hotel room and she was found to be unresponsive, USA Today reports. TMZ.com confirmed that the actress was OK. Lohan…

HBO Scrambles to Mitigate Damage From George W. Bush Severed Head Controversy

HBO has taken a number of steps aimed at mitigating the damage from a controversy that flared up when it was revealed that the image of the severed head of President George W. Bush appears in an episode of “Game…

U.S. Series Is Named the Most Popular TV Show in the World

A U.S. TV series has earned the distinction of being declared the most popular television show in the world. At the 52nd Festival de Television de Monte Carlo Golden Nymphs, the winner in the category of "International Television Audience Award…

CBS Fails to Block ABC’s ‘Glass House’

CBS lost in its bid to block ABC from airing “Glass House,” a new reality show that CBS thinks is too similar to its own “Big Brother.” U.S. District Judge Gary Feess today denied CBS’s request for a restraining order…

Documentary Gives NBA TV Its Biggest Audience Ever

A TV documentary that debuted Wednesday gave NBA TV its biggest audience in history, B&C reports. The telecast of “The Dream Team” averaged 847,000 viewers. The 90-minute production focuses on the 1992 USA Men’s Basketball Team, nicknamed The Dream Team,…

Three Top Talk Shows Sold Through 2016

Three popular nationally syndicated talk shows have been renewed through 2016 in more than 60% of the domestic market, NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution announced. The shows are NBCU’s “Maury,” “The Jerry Springer Show” and “The Steve Wilkos Show.” All three…

Canceled Comedy Series Could Become HBO Movie

A canceled comedy series is under consideration as a television movie for HBO, according to The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed. The pay-cable channel is having early discussions about reviving its own “Bored to Death” as a feature, the story notes….

Which Show Is Late-Night’s Ratings Champ for the Second Season in a Row? (It’s Not Leno or Letterman)

One late-night show has now won the ratings battle for two seasons in a row — and it’s not NBC’s “Tonight Show with Jay Leno” or CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman.” The ratings champ for now two consecutive seasons…

Star of Fox’s Long-Running ‘Bones’ Hints the End Is in Sight — but Show’s Creator Says Not So Fast. Hmm. Do We Smell a Salary Negotiation Ploy Here?

A spin campaign is playing out on Twitter after one of the stars of  Fox’s "Bones" hinted that the series may be winding down. David Boreanaz, one of the stars of "Bones," hinted on Twitter that the show will come to…