Daily Archives : Jan 22, 2013

This Story Has Lots of Bull: Stock Market on Fire as Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 Hit Highest Levels in More Than Five Years

The bulls have gotten a hold of the stock market and won’t let go. "The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 62.43 points, or 0.5%, to 13,712.13 on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, recovering from a morning slide of as much as…

Son of a Bitch: ABC Yanks Sitcom From Schedule — Co-Star Tweets ‘We’ve Basically Been Canceled’

ABC has yanked one of its sitcoms from its schedule, effective immediately, reports our friend Nellie Andreeva at Deadline.com. The sitcom involved is "Don’t Trust the B– In Apt. 23." Writes Andreeva, "While ABC does not call this a cancellation,…

Strong Opening for Fox’s New Kevin Bacon Drama Series

Fox scored the second-highest-rated drama premiere of the season with the debut Monday night of the new Kevin Bacon series “The Following,” TVbytheNumbers.com reports. The series turned in a time zone-adjusted 3.2 average rating in the key 18-49 demo, ranking…

‘SNL’ Actor to Fill Hasselhoff’s Speedo in ‘Baywatch’ Adaptation

An upcoming adaptation of the hit 1990s series “Baywatch” will feature a “Saturday Night Live” actor stepping into the role made famous by David Hasselhoff as the leader of a team of California lifeguards, TheWrap.com reports. Bill Hader — known…

Must-See: While There Is Some Controversy as to Whether or Not Beyonce Sang the National Anthem Live During Obama’s Inauguration Yesterday, There Is No Doubt That Kelly Clarkson’s Live ‘My Country Tis of Thee’ During the Ceremony Moved Many to Tears

More TV Appearances in the Works for Alabama Beauty Queen Who Caught Brent Musburger’s Eye

Alabama beauty queen Katherine Webb, who became a part of a minor controversy after ESPN broadcaster Brent Musburger emphatically expressed his appreciation for her during the BCS National Championship Game, has been getting plenty of offers since then, the New…

‘Arsenio Hall Show’ Racking Up Syndication Clearances

CBS Television Distribution committed to "The Arsenio Hall Show" back in August after the strip was cleared in 85% of the country, and that figure has now swelled to 95%, reports Deadline.com. The show is set to bow Sept. 9,…

‘Who Shot J.R. 2.0?’: TNT’s ‘Dallas’ Reveals How It Will Eliminate the Late Larry Hagman’s Character

Ruthless oil baron J.R. Ewing’s exit from "Dallas" will bring back memories of the famous “Who shot J.R.?” episode of an earlier version of the show that created a sensation in the 1980s, reports the New York Post. People will…

Lady Gaga Loses Her Spot as the Most Followed Person on Twitter — So Who’s the New No. 1?

Lada Gaga has been displaced as the most followed person on Twitter, according to a report by E! Online. The new No. 1 is another pop star: Justin Bieber. The piece notes that Bieber recently mooned his followers in an…

Why Older TV Shows Are Being Rediscovered by a New Generation

More young people are digging into "retro TV" — programs from the 1990s and earlier — the New York Post reports. That’s because of the increased availability of the programming online on streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu and…