Mayor Bloomberg Hails Record 23 Shows Filming In NYC

By Tim Molloy LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg said Monday that a record-breaking 23 primetime TV shows are filming in the city’s five boroughs, bolstering an industry that contributes $5 billion to the city’s economy  each year. Bloomberg touted the city’s attempts to draw TV productions and encouraged more to […]

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ESPN Betting US Soccer Fans Want More World Cup

By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer NEW YORK — Knowledgeable U.S. soccer fans – it’s not an oxymoron. ESPN is making a huge investment in World Cup coverage, paying $100 million for the rights to the 2010 and 2014 tournaments, based on the conviction that not only do Americans know the beautiful game, they want […]

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Dating Shows: Already in a Relationship? Who Cares!

Friday, People featured a touching story about how Bret Michaels’ recent brain hemorrhage has strengthened his relationship with his girlfriend of sixteen years, Kristi Gibson.  Wait, what?  The man who spent three seasons searching for the groupie of his dreams on VH1’s ‘Rock of Love’ was in a relationship the whole time?  None of his […]

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Exclusive: Kiefer Cleans Up to Please ’24’ Bosses

Kiefer Sutherland is back home again in New York after a wild week in London.  The ‘24‘ star is being watched by friends, family and TV show bosses hoping he will be keeping his partying ways to a minimum this summer.  When this season’s filming of the ’24’ finale wrapped early in the month, Kiefer’s […]

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ABC Hires Amanpour For Sunday Morning Job

By DAVID BAUDER AP Television Writer NEW YORK — ABC News has hired Christiane Amanpour, one of CNN’s best-known personalities for her hard-nosed reporting from war zones over the past two decades, to host its Sunday morning political talk show starting this summer. She replaces George Stephanopoulos, who left the show in December to take […]

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Virgin America Apologizes For LA-to-NY Grounding

LOS ANGELES – Virgin America has offered refunds to ‘Dancing With the Stars‘ judge Carrie Ann Inaba and other passengers who were stranded for hours on a grounded plane bound for New York from Los Angeles. Virgin America CEO David Cush sent an apology letter Tuesday to each passenger, promised refunds and provided credit for a future […]

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