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  • Mike Nichols, dead at 83, was 'best of America'

    Mike Nichols, dead at 83, was 'best of America'
    Mike Nichols' life was a study in endurance. The celebrated director, who died Wednesday at 83, started off his Hollywood career with two groundbreaking works. "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" in 1966 shook up the prim film industry with its  frank,...
  • TV ratings: ABC tops key demo with 'Modern Family,' 'black-ish'

    TV ratings: ABC tops key demo with 'Modern Family,' 'black-ish'
    ABC won the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic on Wednesday night but CBS averaged the most viewers overall. "Modern Family" topped ratings, averaging 10.9-million viewers and a rating of 3.7 in the key demo, according to Nielsen. "Black-ish" followed in...
  • Mike Nichols, award-winning American director, dies at 83

    (Reuters) - Mike Nichols, a nine-time Tony Award winner on Broadway and the Oscar-winning director of influential films such as "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf," "The Graduate," and "Carnal Knowledge," died on Wednesday at age 83. The prolific director...
  • Mike Nichols, 'Graduate' Director, Dead At 83

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Mike Nichols, the award-winning director of Broadway and movies, died Wednesday in Manhattan at the age of 83. Nichols was the husband of ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer. A spokesman for ABC said the cause was cardiac arrest....
  • Wednesday Ratings: ABC Comedy Block Strong, CBS' 'Stalker' Bounces Back

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - UPDATE: In updated Nielsen estimates released Thursday afternoon, the only revision was CBS' "Stalker" losing a tenth (1.6/5 in 18-49, 7.98 million viewers overall) -- leaving it up 0.2 from its low of the previous week and the...
  • 'Survivor': Alec draws a crowd

    UPDATED: The ratings news for CBS' "Survivor" was encouraging as Winter Park player Alec Christy continued in the contest. "Survivor" was easily the most-watched program Wednesday in Central Florida. CBS said the reality contest, which won its 8 p.m....
  • Longtime Head of KABC-TV Los Angeles to Retire

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Arnie Kleiner, one of Los Angeles' long-serving TV station chiefs, will retire from his post as g.m. of KABC-TV at the end of January. Kleiner has been prexy of ABC's West Coast flagship station for 19 years. During that time,...
  • Bill Engvall: Likeable blue collar funny man back in Easton

    Bill Engvall: Likeable blue collar funny man back in Easton
    Bill Engvall is the most successful regular guy you will ever see. After more than 30 years of doing comedy, his career is stronger than ever. He captivated fans with his turn last year on Season 17 of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars." He is a...
  • Barack Obama won't bump Sheldon Cooper

    Barack Obama won't bump Sheldon Cooper
    President Barack Obama's prime-time speech on immigration will play on cable news channels at 8 p.m. Thursday but not on the broadcast networks except for PBS. The White House did not ask for the time, and the commercial broadcast networks will go...
  • NBC Says It Stands by Current 'Today' Team

    NBC Says It Stands by Current 'Today' Team
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The team on NBC's venerable "Today" show is going to be the one in place for weeks to come, according to the top executive of the company's NBC News unit. In response to a whirl of rumors surrounding the potential ouster of...
  • Ratings: 'NCIS' Combo Powers CBS to Tuesday Victory in Demo

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - UPDATE: In updated Nielsen estimates released Wednesday afternoon, a winning CBS held at its prelim demo levels while its "NCIS" surpassed the 18-million viewer mark (18.10 million). NBC saw a typical one-tenth trade between...