NBA Finals Give ABC Best Summer Ratings In Decade

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer NEW YORK – The NBA’s championship-winning game for the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday was seen by nearly 24 million people, leading ABC to its most-watched week during the slow summer season in nearly 10 years. The Nielsen Co. said the Mavericks’ series victory over the Miami Heat was seen […]

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Jimmy Kimmel Sued Over a ‘Flying Rabbi’

It sounds like the opening to one of his own jokes: Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel is being sued by an orthodox Jewish man known as “The Flying Rabbi.” Dovid Sondik, who The New York Post says is actually not a rabbi (and probably can’t fly), is suing Kimmel and ABC, for using his likeness without […]

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Stewart/Colbert, Sarah Palin Vie For Time‘s Person Of The Year

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert are among the 25 nominees for Time Magazine’s Person Of The Year – claiming a singular spot as a twosome, and not separately. ‘Daily Show’ Beats Letterman and Leno For First Time In Demos Explaining the inclusion of the Comedy Central couple, Time says that Stewart and Colbert’s recent side-by-side […]

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Pat O’Brien Back On The Air With Sports Radio Show

By NICOLE EVATT, Associated Press Writer NEW YORK – Pat O’Brien is returning to the spotlight as co-host of a sports radio show. But he isn’t leaving entertainment behind. O’Brien, 62, can talk about LeBron James and Mel Gibson with the knowledge of an inside expert. The former host of ‘The Insider‘ syndicated entertainment newsmagazine […]

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‘Dora’s Iconic Backpack Gets A Celebrity Twist

Dora is looking good for 10. For the Nickelodeon show’s 10th anniversary, celebrity-designed ‘Dora the Explorer’ backpacks were unveiled at Macy’s in New York Tuesday and are available for auction online. Celebrity designers include Jessica Alba, Matthew McConaughey, Salma Hayek Pinault, LeBron James, Eva Longoria Parker, Sheryl Crow, Faith Hill, Slash, Shakira, John Leguizamo, Heidi […]

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