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Chelsea Handler DESTROYS Piers Morgan On His Own TV Show ...

Chelsea Handler DESTROYS Piers Morgan On His Own TV Show ... | Television Industry | Scoop.it
Ch-ch-check out the primetime smack down for yourself (above)! Holy banana splits!!! Did she really just call him a "terrible interviewer"? And then joke about his show coming to an end? Ouch! Then again, he was kind of ...
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We know that controversy can bring in the ratings.

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Tinder to Introduce Verified Accounts for lovelorn celebrities

Tinder to Introduce Verified Accounts for lovelorn celebrities | Television Industry | Scoop.it
Apparently, celebrities are being shot down on the service because most of its users simply assume their accounts are fake. While Tinder requires new users to prove their identity with a Facebook account, it's ineffective when ...
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Celebrities deserve love like the rest of us and should not be turned down and turned away from this service. There's got to be an authentication process that will work here. #celebrities

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Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian Named as Forbes' Most Overexposed ...

Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian Named as Forbes' Most Overexposed ... | Television Industry | Scoop.it
Other famous names featured in Forbes' list of the Most Overexposed Celebrities in 2014 include Lindsay Lohan, Miley Cyrus and other stars from 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians'.
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Lots of celebrities have staff members who work at keeping them visible. Some stories might be considered positive and some might the result of behavior that's not the most stellar, but one thing is true- controversy can often be very lucrative. My question about this topic is, "Overexposed compared to what??"

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2014 Grammy Awards Winners ~ First Celeb Post

2014 Grammy Awards Winners ~ First Celeb Post | Television Industry | Scoop.it

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I watched the pre-Grammy Red Carpet arrivals and fashions too.. 

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Pop Idol's Simon Fuller: X Factor, The Voice and Britain's Got Talent are ... - The Independent

Pop Idol's Simon Fuller: X Factor, The Voice and Britain's Got Talent are ... - The Independent | Television Industry | Scoop.it
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Pop Idol's Simon Fuller: X Factor, The Voice and Britain's Got Talent are ...
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Simon Fuller shares in this article that he know it's time for him to come up with the next big thing, something new. His  Pop Idol show and format have been used by others  to create a number of other shows which have become hugely success around the globe. I agree that it's time for something new and hope that he is the one to come up with it.

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Maxim magazine names Eva Longoria Woman of the Year - ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)

Maxim magazine names Eva Longoria Woman of the Year - ABC15.com (KNXV-TV) | Television Industry | Scoop.it
ABC15.com (KNXV-TV) Maxim magazine names Eva Longoria Woman of the Year ABC15.com (KNXV-TV) Formerly known as just one of the "Desperate Housewives," Longoria has spun her fame into taking on the restaurant industry, political activism and TV...
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Congrats to Eva Langoria on being named "Woman of the Year" by Maxim magazine.She has not had an easy road to success.

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Jimmy Fallon prime-time special ratings a good sign - Entertainment Weekly

Jimmy Fallon prime-time special ratings a good sign - Entertainment Weekly | Television Industry | Scoop.it
New York Daily News Jimmy Fallon prime-time special ratings a good sign Entertainment Weekly The pre-primetime game was fought amidst the “polar vortex” winter storm that doubtless drew many non-fan curious viewers to watch NFL stars shiver (I was...
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Good show.Jimmy Fallon got some great ratings for his Sunday night special but of course you know the NFL brought in  higher ratings. So much of America got blasted with bad weather, thankfully enough viewers had electricity and could watch television or connect to a mobile device.

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'C' Is For Celebrity Electronics Show - Adweek

'C' Is For Celebrity Electronics Show - Adweek | Television Industry | Scoop.it
'C' Is For Celebrity Electronics Show
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Fitty has been coming to the electronics show for years to promote SMS Audio, part of the wave of celebrity endorsements for fashionable headsets.
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The 2014 International CES will have its share of celebrity appearances . This consumer electronics industry tradeshow is in Las Vegas and this makes it great for attracting celebrity appearances, for filling up hotel rooms and bringing in millions of dollars in revenue for the establishments in Las Vegas including attracting large crowds for the nightclub venues with before , during , and after 2014 International CES parties.

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Denzel Washington, 59, and other celebrity birthdays for Dec. 28, 2013

Denzel Washington, 59, and other celebrity birthdays for Dec. 28, 2013 | Television Industry | Scoop.it
Stan Lee, Maggie Smith, Charles Neville, Edgar Winter, Seth Meyers, Sienna Miller and John Legend also are among today's celebrants. (RT @NOLAnews: Denzel Washington, 59, and other celebrity birthdays for Dec.
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Happy Birthday.

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Those Australians we lost in 2013 - NEWS.com.au

Those Australians we lost in 2013 - NEWS.com.au | Television Industry | Scoop.it
Those Australians we lost in 2013 NEWS.com.au A highly-respected Queensland actor and playwright, Brown appeared on screen in feature films such as Fierce Creatures, Oscar and Lucinda and Killer Elite, while on the small screen he was cast in TV...
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Remembering those Australians lost in 2013

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Singer's fellow Jamaicans propel her to victory on 'The Voice' - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Singer's fellow Jamaicans propel her to victory on 'The Voice' - Pittsburgh Post Gazette | Television Industry | Scoop.it
Singer's fellow Jamaicans propel her to victory on 'The Voice' Pittsburgh Post Gazette What ultimately became akin to a grassroots political campaign that unfolded in the blogosphere began organically on Twitter and Facebook as word quickly spread...
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Witnessing the power of community

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Derry girl to vie for a date on prime time TV game show - Derry Journal

Derry girl to vie for a date on prime time TV game show - Derry Journal | Television Industry | Scoop.it
Derry girl to vie for a date on prime time TV game show
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A Derry girl will be among 30 looking for love in the new series of the prime time dating show 'Take Me Out' next week.
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WIll she find true love ?

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Top of the Pops at 50: should the BBC bring it back? - The Guardian

Top of the Pops at 50: should the BBC bring it back? - The Guardian | Television Industry | Scoop.it
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Top of the Pops at 50: should the BBC bring it back?
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On New Years' Day Top of the Pop Celebrates 50 Years!

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Who will replace Anne Sweeney? Jimmy Fallon on a roll. - Los Angeles Times

Who will replace Anne Sweeney? Jimmy Fallon on a roll. - Los Angeles Times | Television Industry | Scoop.it
Who will replace Anne Sweeney? Jimmy Fallon on a roll.
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Who are the next big leaders we will see in the television industry?

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Man arrested for sending live worms in letters to celebrities - Vanguard

Man arrested for sending live worms in letters to celebrities - Vanguard | Television Industry | Scoop.it
TAIPEI (AFP) – A Taiwanese man has been arrested on suspicion of sending threatening letters containing live mealworms and ceremonial money — traditionally used in rituals for the dead — to local celebrities, police said ...
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It never ceases to amaze me how many obsessed fans are out there and how far they will go to reach these celebrities they are obsessed with. #celebrities

 

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HGTV's 'Rehab Addict' battles blight to save old houses - NEagle

HGTV's 'Rehab Addict' battles blight to save old houses - NEagle | Television Industry | Scoop.it
HGTV's 'Rehab Addict' battles blight to save old houses
NEagle
“Rehab Addict,” which premiered on DIY Network in 2010, is now in its fourth season and one of the network's highest-rated shows, Lerner said.
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I have re-habbed quite a few homes and buildings and what I learned first-hand is that the vintage homes with old plumbing and wiring tended to cost me much more to rehab than many of the newer properties. I also would recommend that those starting out try to get involved with properties that require less extensive rehab and more cosmetic such as need to change carpet, paint, and landscaping vs total rehab.Incorrect calculations when rehabbing can contribute to your losing money instead of making money- . 

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TV-aholic's TV Blog: Primetime Cable Ratings: January 23, 2014

TV-aholic's TV Blog: Primetime Cable Ratings: January 23, 2014 | Television Industry | Scoop.it
PAWN STARS was not only the most watch cable program on Thursday night, it was the dominate show of the night. The long running reality series placed four episodes in the night's top 10 list. The two new episodes grabbed ...
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Are you a Pawn Star Fan? Have you been to their store yet?

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Warner Bros. International TV Circling Dutch Production Giant Eyeworks (Reports) - Hollywood Reporter

Warner Bros. International TV Circling Dutch Production Giant Eyeworks (Reports) - Hollywood Reporter | Television Industry | Scoop.it
Hollywood Reporter
Warner Bros. International TV Circling Dutch Production Giant Eyeworks (Reports) Hollywood Reporter Time Warner's global TV production division is said to be in talks to take full control of Eyeworks, which produce such light...
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We are wishing Warner Brothers  International a splashing success in their talks to take full control of Eyeworks. Will there be an announcement in time for the upcoming NATPE Convention in Miami Beach later this month?

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QUEEN LATIFAH Talkshow Gets Greenlight for Season Two - Broadway World

QUEEN LATIFAH Talkshow Gets Greenlight for Season Two - Broadway World | Television Industry | Scoop.it
QUEEN LATIFAH Talkshow Gets Greenlight for Season Two
Broadway World
"We are proud to have the CBS stations as our partners as we continue to build the Queen Latifah show into a franchise brand," said John Weiser, Sony Pictures TV's prexy of U.S.
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Congrats to Queen Latifah for the green light into Season two and for her work with CBS stations. I  am counting down the days to the upcoming NATPE Convention in Miami Beach.

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The Walking Dead Midseason Premiere Poster: Don't Look Back!

The Walking Dead Midseason Premiere Poster: Don't Look Back! | Television Industry | Scoop.it
The Walking Dead will return with new episodes on February 9. Prepare yourselves, television viewers.
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This highest-rated cable series is so hot. One trend we've spoted from this program is Sunday night viewing parties at bars where people dress up for the ocassion. Yes , the bars get packed with Zombies and more.

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These Photos Of Celebrities Skiing And Snowboarding Will Get You Ready To ... - Huffington Post

These Photos Of Celebrities Skiing And Snowboarding Will Get You Ready To ... - Huffington Post | Television Industry | Scoop.it
These Photos Of Celebrities Skiing And Snowboarding Will Get You Ready To ...
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With snowstorms in the forecast, hundreds of people will be heading to their nearest mountain resort and strapping on their skis or snowboards.
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TV ratings: CBS wins Thursday with 'Big Bang Theory' rerun - Los Angeles Times

TV ratings: CBS wins Thursday with 'Big Bang Theory' rerun - Los Angeles Times | Television Industry | Scoop.it
TV ratings: CBS wins Thursday with 'Big Bang Theory' rerun
Los Angeles Times
According to early numbers from Nielsen, the show drew nearly 11 million viewers and a rating of 2.6 in the advertiser-desired 18-49 age group.
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Nielson ratings revealed  CBS' 'Big Bang Theory' as the leader in the Thursday night prime time television viewing ratings in the 18-49 age group. Congrats to CBS- I started my television career at CBS-TV in New York and have great memories from there.

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Jimmy Fallon tops Most Desirable Neighbors poll - UPI.com

Jimmy Fallon tops Most Desirable Neighbors poll - UPI.com | Television Industry | Scoop.it
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Jimmy Fallon tops Most Desirable Neighbors poll
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Presenter and TV host Jimmy Fallon performs at the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on September 22, 2013.
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And here's our host.. Jimmy Fallon

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'Game of Thrones' slays 'Breaking Bad' as most-pirated TV show of 2013 - NBCNews.com

'Game of Thrones' slays 'Breaking Bad' as most-pirated TV show of 2013 - NBCNews.com | Television Industry | Scoop.it
'Game of Thrones' slays 'Breaking Bad' as most-pirated TV show of 2013 NBCNews.com Actor Peter Dinklage of 'Game of Thrones' won poses in the press room after winning outstanding supporting actor in a drama series 2011 during the 63rd Annual...
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Game of Thrones takes the most-pirated TV show spot

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Most talked about Mollywood celebs of 2013 - Times of India

Most talked about Mollywood celebs of 2013 - Times of India | Television Industry | Scoop.it
Most talked about Mollywood celebs of 2013
Times of India
Finally, the divorce got through and the next we saw of Ganesh Kumar was in an anchor's avatar, on a prime time TV show.
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Our industry is so globally connected

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