Hallmark Cuts Down Low-Rated Martha Stewart Block

Moving to cable hasn’t turned out to be such ‘a good thing’ for Martha Stewart. The domestic goddess has experienced seriously low ratings ever since she took her ‘Martha Stewart Living‘ Omnimedia franchise to cable this fall. As a result, the Hallmark Channel has reduced the amount of coverage dedicated to its daily Martha Stewart […]

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Martha Opens Up About Prison – And Why Oprah Never Visited

Oprah Winfrey put Martha Stewart on the hot seat this week, asking the domestic diva to spill all about the five months she served in federal prison from October 2004 to March 2005. Stewart proceeded to give her own personal version of ‘Lockup: Raw,’ detailing the deprivations of prison life – including the unavailability of […]

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Desperate Martha Stewart Asks for Advice on Twitter

Martha Stewart’s two million Twitter followers are approximately infinity percent more people than tuned in for her cable debut on the Hallmark Channel last week. OK, maybe not – but close. (In its premiere ‘The Martha Stewart Show‘ drew 61 percent fewer viewers than reruns of ‘The Golden Girls‘ did in the same time slot […]

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Oops! Martha Stewart Wrongly Puts Barbara Walters Out To Pasture

File this under “Not A Good Thing”: In the course of positioning herself as the next great celebrity interviewer, Martha Stewart mistakenly aimed a fork at the long career of the venerable (and powerful) Barbara Walters. Martha! Martha! Martha! Hallmark Flips for Martha Stewart “My favorite interviewers are Larry King [and] Barbara Walters, both of […]

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Rachael Ray Launches iPhone Food Shopping App

BY: Michelle Locke Now you can get things ‘Yum-o’ to go. Rachael Ray, best-selling cookbook author and TV personality, has a new iPhone application, ‘Tasty Bytes,’ that combines recipes and cooking tips with a shopping tool aimed at getting you down the aisles faster. The app, which launches Monday, includes 200 recipes and a shopping […]

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With Martha’s Help Emeril Going Strong 20 Years On

By MARY FOSTER Associated Press Writer NEW ORLEANS – Nearly 20 years after Emeril Lagasse begged, borrowed and scrounged every penny he could to open his own restaurant, the celebrity chef worried it was all slipping away. Lagasse’s 17-year run on the Food Network was over. Hurricane Katrina had caused at least a $1 million loss […]

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‘The Simpsons’ Has Designs On Martha Stewart, Unveils ‘Idol’ ‘Toons

Fox’s ‘The Simpsons‘ hopes that Martha Stewart plus Christmas adds up to “a good thing,” and has signed the lifestyle doyenne to voice a cartoon version of herself. In the Yuletide-themed outing, “Marge Simpson receives a nighttime visit from the most powerful force in the universe who teaches her the true meaning of Christmas: Martha […]

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