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Daily Archives : Jul 13, 2010

George Steinbrenner, New York Yankees Owner and Creator of YES Network, Dies at 80

One of the biggest names in New York sports and entertainment, George Steinbrenner, passed away this morning at the age of 80 after suffering a massive heart attack. Steinbrenner, a larger-than-life figure known as "The Boss of Baseball," died at…

Report: Lindsay Lohan’s Jail Time Could Mean Big Payday for Actress

"Lindsay Lohan may soon be on her way to prison, but her legal woes are turning into her biggest payday in years. Bids for the troubled starlet’s pre- and post-prison interview are now coming in at over $500,000." So says…

Today’s Must Read: Esquire Article About the Only Person to Guess the Exact Amount of the Final Showcase in the History of ‘The Price is Right’

Was it cheating? Was it luck? Was is it skill? It’s the fascinating behind-the-scenes story of Terry Kniess, who did something a few seasons back on "The Price is Right" that no one had done before or has done since: actually guess the…

Barbara Walters Talking with HBO About Movie Based on Her Career

Barbara Walters is in discussions with HBO to make a movie based on her career, the New York Post reports. "The View" star met with HBO executives last week to discuss creating a TV version of her memoir, "Audition," the…

CBS Says ‘CSI: NY’ Star Melina Kanakaredes Is Leaving Program

CBS Television Network and CBS Television Studios said Melina Kanakaredes, who plays Det. Stella Bonasera on "CSI: NY", will be leaving the program after six seasons,Nellie Andreeva at Deadline.com reports. Kanakaredes’ contract was up and although CBS and CBS TV…

Kitty Kelley’s Tell-All About Oprah Optioned for a TV Movie

The story of Oprah Winfrey as told by controversial author Kitty Kelley in her unauthorized book "Oprah: A Biography," has been optioned for a one part or two part TV movie, reports the Associated Press. The person who has taken…

Another King in Trouble at CNN?

John King will be the next King to depart CNN, reports the New York Post’s Page Six. Since King took over Lou Dobbs’ 7 p.m. time slot, the period has shed more than half its audience, the story says. CNN…

No. 1 Show on Cable Sold in Syndication to Stations Representing 60% of the U.S.

The No. 1 rated show on cable has been sold to television stations reaching 60% of U.S. viewers, reports TVNewsCheck. The series is USA Net’s "Burn Notice," from Twentieth Television. Reruns of the show in syndication will begin airing on Fox…

Report: CBS News Preparing Another Round of Layoffs, Third Since 2008; Does This Mean a Deal with CNN is Closer?

CBS News is preparing for its third major round of layoffs since 2008, reports Forbes.com’s The Biz Blog According to the article, "My understanding is that the cuts are coming this month. I’ve heard this from the highest level," says…

Consumer Reports Says It Can’t Recommend the iPhone 4 Because of Reception Problem; Plus Consumer Reports’ Solution to the Problem if You Have Bought an iPhone 4

Consumer Reports has concluded that it can’t recommend Apple’s iPhone 4 after completing testing of the device because of a problem with the device’s reception "When your finger or hand touches a spot on the phone’s lower left side—an easy…