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July 28, 2014

Katie Couric vs. Diane Sawyer: Who Will Be The Ratings Winner?

As you've undoubtedly heard, Diane Sawyer has ditched 'Good Morning America' to take over 'World News' from Charlie Gibson (her gig began yesterday). And while plenty of people are wondering how George Stephanopoulos will fare in her stead, what we're far more interested in is seeing the bloody ratings catfight that will now be taking place nightly at 6:30 p.m., as Sawyer goes up against Katie...

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Oprah Winfrey to End Her Talk Show in 2011

Say it ain't so, O! According to Reuters, Oprah Winfrey has decided to celebrate her talk show's 25th anniversary in 2011 with a bang -- by ending it. The sad news for devotees of She Who Makes Books Bestsellers was announced by her production company, Harpo Inc., on Thursday. In a statement posted on the Web sites of several TV station affiliates that air the show, Harpo president...

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'America's Next Top Model' Cycle 13 Winner Is Nicole Fox

So, it all came down to just two shorties on last night's 'American's Next Top Model' Cycle 13 finale: red-headed geek-turned-rock star Nicole and perky dyslexic Laura. But in the end, only one model could stand, if not head and shoulders above the rest (they are shorties, remember), at least a little taller -- and that was Nicole. Despite a little misdirection about Nicole's snobby performance...

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Aaron Sorkin Doing Another Show About a Show - Will He Succeed This Time?

Any of you who were slavishly devoted to 'Sports Night' -- the late, great dramedy that exposed the comic timing and acting chops of stars like Felicity Huffman and Peter Krause early in their careers -- good news! Series creator Aaron Sorkin (who also produced a little somethin-somethin called 'The West Wing') tells TV Guide he's coming back to TV with a series that promises to tread the same...

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Our Favorite TV Sidekicks: They're the True Stars of the Talk Shows

On June 23, 2009, the trademark laugh of the greatest sidekick of all time was silenced as Ed McMahon floated up to the great sidekick couch on the sky. While Publisher's Clearing House commercials and 'Star Search' reruns will never be the same, the good news is that McMahon, who rose up in the wake of some pretty stellar sidekicks himself, set the bar high for those to follow. Perhaps he set...

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ABC Buys 'Women Are Crazy, Men Are Stupid' Sitcom

What we have always feared to be true about men and women is now being turned into a sitcom. According to Variety, the book 'Women Are Crazy, Men Are Stupid' by 'Samantha Who' writer Jenny Lee and 'According to Jim' executive producer Howard J. Morris is getting the small screen treatment from ABC. ...

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'The Simpsons' Celebrates 20th Birthday With Scavenger Hunt, Spurlock Doc

If you're one of the people who think 'The Simpsons' jumped the shark years ago, you clearly didn't realize the longest-running sitcom in history isn't just about random acts of funny -- it can win you free stuff, and save lives. Cowabunga, dude. Fox is willing to bribe you to tune into the network this week with a 'Simpsons'-themed TV scavenger hunt commemorating the show's 20th birthday. From...

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Straight Actors, Gay Characters: Our Faves

It's a good (or at least a slightly better) year to play gay on prime time TV, according to the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD). Eighteen regular characters on scripted TV are either gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, an increase of 2.6 percent over last season. Of course, not every character that is gay is played by someone who is. Here's a look at some of the straight...

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Danielle Panabaker Checks into 'Grey's Anatomy'

Remember the James Woods series 'Shark'? Not really? Well, one of the stars of that gone-too-soon CBS drama is about to get slightly better exposure thanks to an episode of 'Grey's Anatomy' on Nov. 19, according to EW's Ausiello Files. Danielle Panabaker, who played Woods' troubled teen daughter on the show, will be playing a patient cared for by the perpetually cranky Cristina (Sandra Oh) and...

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How to Fix 'The Jay Leno Show'

Ah, memories. Remember when 18.4 million people naively tuned in to the debut of 'The Jay Leno Show,' curious to see what all the promotional fuss was about? Well, about half of those people have found something less painful to do at 10PM these days. After a little more than a month, the show is getting slammed by the critics and slapped down like a naughty dog in the ratings. Not only is it being...

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