Tag: NBC

“24” Canceled After Eight Seasons

Posted: March 29, 2010 at 9:38 pm   /   Local, Television News

Once upon a time 24 was a rating behemoth that seemed like it could go on forever. Although, for the past few years the series has fallen further and further back in the ratings. The ratings for this season are the worst yet. So, after eight seasons Jack Bauer is being laid to rest. There […]

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FOX Renews Sci-Fi Series “Fringe”

Posted: March 6, 2010 at 4:22 pm   /   Local, Television News

Sci-fi series have never really enjoyed blockbuster ratings on TV, even the original Star Trek series didn’t last because of low ratings. Although, they do manage to keep a tight cult following. It seems there is a sci-fi show that has a petition to keep it from being canceled every year. This year there is […]

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NBC Hands Out Renewals for “Community”, “The Office”, and “30 Rock”

Posted: March 5, 2010 at 5:54 pm   /   Local, Television News

After recently renewing Parks and Recreation it came as no surprise to anyone that NBC quickly renewed the rest of its Thursday night comedy line up. The three shows are freshman comedy show Community starring Joel McHale, critical darling 30 Rock, and NBC’s only ratings king The Office. Despite some average to low numbers on […]

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Sarah Palin Pitched Alaska Reality TV Show To Mark Burnett

Posted: March 5, 2010 at 5:42 am   /   Local, Television News

According to Entertainment Weekly, Sarah Palin is shopping around an idea for a reality TV show in Alaska. It looks like her first instinct is to go to reality TV show mastermind Mark Burnett, who is the creator of Survivor. Sources tell EW that Palin and Burnett have been seen together in Los Angeles, trying […]

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Robert Pattinson is “Bothered” by Jimmy Fallon

Posted: March 2, 2010 at 1:28 pm   /   Local, Television

Kevin posted a video last July of Jimmy Fallon making fun of both the Harry Potter and Twilight series, and from it sprang a new Fallon idea where he played Robert Pattinson who is “bothered” by everything. (Watch the video here.) Well, now there is a followup to the video where once again Fallon, playing […]

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NBC Renews “Last Comic Standing” and “The Sing Off”

Posted: March 1, 2010 at 4:17 pm   /   Local, Television News

It isn’t big news that NBC is struggling in the ratings these days. Even their strongest shows seem to be operating below industry standards these days. So, it is no surprise that they would bring back some cost effective shows like Last Comic Standing and The Sing Off. Neither had stellar ratings, but each were […]

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Dermot Mulroney Playing Jim Rockford in NBC’s “Rockford Files” Remake

Posted: February 28, 2010 at 8:42 pm   /   Local, Television News

NBC’s update of the popular James Garner detective show of the 70s, The Rockford Files, seems to be moving right along. House MD creator David Shore is helming the show, and now it seems like they have a solid male lead in casting talks. Dermot Mulroney is in talks for the lead role, his first […]

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“The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” Returns – Here is the Guest List

Posted: February 23, 2010 at 1:31 pm   /   Local, Television

A lot of websites and blogs are firing up today talking about the guest list for the return of Jay Leno. Saying the first two weeks proves that he wasn’t hurt by the debacle at all. It’d be naive to think that NBC wouldn’t be able to book top guests for the return of a […]

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Top Chef Judge Padma Lakshmi Gives Birth To Baby Girl

Posted: February 22, 2010 at 4:00 pm   /   Local, Off the Wall

The 39 year old Top Chef judge Padma Lakshmi gave birth to her “miracle” baby Saturday evening. Krishna Thea Lakshmi and mother are both doing fine according to her rep. What is amazing is that Padma Lakshmi suffers from endometriosis which often causes infertility. Add on the fact that she is 39, and the father […]

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Interview with “Trauma” star Anastasia Griffith

Posted: February 22, 2010 at 6:17 am   /   Featured, Interviews, Local, Movie News, Television

I recently had the pleasure of talking with Anastasia Griffith, best known for her role on “Damages” and currently on the popular NBC show “Trauma.” Anastasia plays Nancy Carnahan, one of the main first response paramedics on the show – which will be returning to NBC on March 8. Kevin: Anastasia, I read that you […]

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