NFL’s Drew Brees to appear on Sesame Street

By Stacey Plaisance,  Associated Press NEW ORLEANS –Move over, Grover! One of the NFL’s top passers is heading to “Sesame Street.” New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is making a special appearance on Thursday’s episode of the educational children’s TV show. He visited the set a few months ago to record the segment, which co-stars […]

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‘Allen Gregory,’ ‘Amazing Race’ Slip on Slow Night

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Most programing took a hit Sunday night as the Thanksgiving weekend drew to a close, with Fox’s new animated series “Allen Gregory” and CBS’ reality standby “The Amazing Race” taking particularly big hits. Meanwhile, NBC took a predictable win for the night based on “Sunday Night Football,” according […]

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Kim Zolciak’s Million Dollar Wedding to Be on TV – Just Like That Other Kim

Imitation is the highest form of flattery. Just ask Kim Zolciak. In keeping with the spirit of fellow high maintenance, extravagant reality starlet Kim Kardashian, the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” peach has just revealed strikingly similar details from her own recent 11/11/11 nuptials. “We spared no expense, you only do this once,” Kim, 33, told […]

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ABC’s ‘Once Upon a Time’ Starts Strong, Fox Wins Night

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – ABC’s new fairytale drama “Once Upon a Time” got off to a strong start Sunday night, scoring the top ratings of any drama debut this fall, while Fox won the night overall thanks to the NFL and the World Series, according to preliminary numbers. Competing against both the […]

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Hank Williams Jr. Out on Monday Night Football

BRISTOL, Conn. — Hank Williams Jr. will no longer sing the words “Are you ready for some football?” on Monday nights on ESPN. Each side claimed Thursday it had decided to part ways after Williams’ tune opened “Monday Night Football” for more than two decades. The network had pulled the intro for this week’s game […]

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Could An ESPN Super Bowl Be In The Future?

By Lucas Shaw NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – When ESPN announced its new “Monday Night Football” deal with the NFL Thursday, it locked up one of the marquee franchises in not just sports, but all of broadcasting, for another eight years. The deal is but the latest step in what Tom Shales and James Andrew Miller, […]

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NBC Widely Promoting NFL Football’s New Season

NEW YORK – NBC won’t be missing any opportunity this week to promote the opening of NFL football’s new season. The “Today” show, the Weather Channel, Telemundo and E! Entertainment all are reporting live this week from Green Bay, where NBC is televising Thursday’s opening game between the Packers and New Orleans Saints. President Obama […]

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‘Brother Brother’ Wins Top Spot In Nightly TV Ratings

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – CBS’ reliable ratings earner “Big Brother” took the top slot on Thursday night, pushing the network to an overall victory, according to preliminary numbers. “Big Brother’s” win is dampened by a couple of factors — namely, that it had virtually no competition in the way of original programing, […]

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