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Binge-viewing sweeps across America: TV consumes the lives of 50 percent of all adult Americans

Binge-viewing sweeps across America: TV consumes the lives of 50 percent of all adult Americans Watch

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By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Watching a whole season of a television series in a day sounds ridiculous. However, binge-viewing has become more popular than the traditional way of ...

Make way for Stephen Colbert! David Letterman's last show May 20

Make way for Stephen Colbert! David Letterman's last show May 20 Watch

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All good things must come to an end. Late night TV talk show host David Letterman had announced his resignation in April, but now his fans have ...

'Black folk don't need lectures,' Obama, PBS host Tavis Smiley declares

'Black folk don't need lectures,' Obama, PBS host Tavis Smiley declares Watch

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PBS host Tavis Smiley offered up his opinion "respectfully," but that didn't stop his pointed criticism of U.S. President Barack Obama. Smiley ...

The internet does what the anaconda doesn't -- Paul Rosolie EATEN ALIVE by internet after chickening out on prime-time pledge

The internet does what the anaconda doesn't -- Paul Rosolie EATEN ALIVE by internet after chickening out on prime-time pledge Watch

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If you promise the world that you'll allow yourself to be devoured alive by a starving anaconda, then you had better follow through with the stunt or ...

Taking precautions: HBO hires 160 lawyers before mounting TV movie on Scientology

Taking precautions: HBO hires 160 lawyers before mounting TV movie on Scientology Watch

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"Going Clear" is the name of a new documentary that HBO intends to make concerning the late L. Ron Hubbard's Church of Scientology. While many ...

HBO announces Standalone Streaming Media SHOCKER!

HBO announces Standalone Streaming Media SHOCKER! Watch

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With countless Internet Web sites offering streaming services, of virtually all movies and TV content ever created, many are heralding the "death ...

Cable TV records broken with 'Walking Dead' season opener

Cable TV records broken with 'Walking Dead' season opener Watch

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The fifth series opener the horror series "The Walking Dead" has been watched by 17.3 million people, breaking all previous cable viewing ...

Fox News triumphant in hectic summer where news was always breaking

Fox News triumphant in hectic summer where news was always breaking Watch

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This past summer certainly did lack for breaking news. From the tragic deaths of such pop cultural icons as Robin Williams and Joan rivers, to ...

World's smallest woman lands role on TV's 'American Horror Story'

World's smallest woman lands role on TV's 'American Horror Story' Watch

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At two feet, half-an-inch tall, Jyoti Amge of India is the world's smallest woman. It hasn't been much of a handicap for Amge, as she's just ...

Maybe you'll find a million!

Maybe you'll find a million! Watch

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The Wall Street Journal reports that a haul of rare, 19th-century baseball memorabilia was discovered at a recent New York City taping of the PBS ...

Popular soap opera villain Charles Keating dies at 72

Popular soap opera villain Charles Keating dies at 72 Watch

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His classical, Shakespearean training brought a certain gravitas to the world of American TV soap operas. British-born actor and favorite TV ...

UNIVISION IS UNO: Univision is in first place for second consecutive July sweep

UNIVISION IS UNO: Univision is in first place for second consecutive July sweep Watch

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Spanish language networks have proven to be strong contenders in the U.S. TV market. As evidence of this growing popularity, Univision stations ...

We don't believe it: Confidence in TV news at an all-time low, according to Gallup

We don't believe it: Confidence in TV news at an all-time low, according to Gallup Watch

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The talking heads keep talking on news programs, but very few Americans are giving credence to the news media. According to the latest Gallup ...

Wow! 'It Takes a Church' provides refreshing take on matchmaking!

Wow! 'It Takes a Church' provides refreshing take on matchmaking!

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The Game Show Network (GSN) is airing a remarkable new show hosted by Grammy-nominated singer, Natalie Grant called, "It Takes a Church." It's a ...

'Duck Dynasty' pastor exhorts clergy 'to realize we're a part of the body of Christ that's worldwide'

'Duck Dynasty' pastor exhorts clergy 'to realize we're a part of the body of Christ that's worldwide' Watch

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Alan Robertson, best known as the beardless son of reality TV show "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson, is a pastor who officiated his ...

Is it okay for Catholics to watch Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey?

Is it okay for Catholics to watch Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey? Watch

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Some Christians who espouse a certain approach to creation have grabbed their share of the spotlight by criticizing Neil deGrasse Tyson's reboot of ...

WATCH as steely-eyed Judge Judy turns on spectator!

WATCH as steely-eyed Judge Judy turns on spectator! Watch

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It's inappropriate to laugh in a court room, even if that court is not home to the traditional solemnity and dullness associated with American ...

Stephen Colbert to succeed David Letterman as host of 'The Late Show'

Stephen Colbert to succeed David Letterman as host of 'The Late Show' Watch

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Longtime "Late Show" TV host David Letterman had announced that he would retire sometime in 2015. CBS wasted little time in announcing his ...

'Wheel of Fortune' winner 'most amazing solve in my 30 [plus] years on the show' Pat Sajak declares

'Wheel of Fortune' winner 'most amazing solve in my 30 [plus] years on the show' Pat Sajak declares Watch

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TV game show favorite "Wheel of Fortune" is very much like a showbiz version of "Hangman," where contestants must fill in phrases by correctly ...

Flight 370 story provides boon for cable TV news networks

Flight 370 story provides boon for cable TV news networks Watch

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The missing Malaysian jet flight, or Flight 370 continues to perplex and fascinate the world. However, without any recent developments and a lot ...

Cable television subscriptions take a major tumble

Cable television subscriptions take a major tumble Watch

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I recent statistics hold true, the era of the U.S. pay-television market is past its prime. The number of Americans who pay for TV through ...

'Comedian' Bill Maher blasphemes AGAIN: God in 'Noah' is a 'psychotic mass murderer' who 'drowns babies'

'Comedian' Bill Maher blasphemes AGAIN: God in 'Noah' is a 'psychotic mass murderer' who 'drowns babies' Watch

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While he rejects the label of "atheist," "comedian" Bill Maher is upfront with his disdain for all forms of religion. He managed to offend ...

Sarah Palin takes to the airwaves again with 'Rogue TV'

Sarah Palin takes to the airwaves again with 'Rogue TV' Watch

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Former vice presidential candidate, Fox News contributor and former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin will be launching her own digital video channel ...

First Lady Michelle Obama to appear on TV sitcom 'Parks and Recreation'

First Lady Michelle Obama to appear on TV sitcom 'Parks and Recreation' Watch

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Full of grace, poise and charm, U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to appear on cult television comedy "Parks and Recreation." The White ...

With ratings in free-fall, Piers Morgan to quit show

With ratings in free-fall, Piers Morgan to quit show Watch

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British journalist, Piers Morgan is ending his prime-time talk show on CNN. The date of the final broadcast has not been set. The decision came after ...

Russell Johnson, who played professor on TV's 'Gilligan's Island' dies at 89

Russell Johnson, who played professor on TV's 'Gilligan's Island' dies at 89 Watch

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The TV series was an unmitigated flop - except with the TV-watching public, who eagerly watched the series in syndication. Seven extremely ...

Sexy Santa on TV's 'Glee' draws outrage from moms

Sexy Santa on TV's 'Glee' draws outrage from moms Watch

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Santa Claus is supposed to determine who's been naughty or nice over the past year at Christmas time. For many mothers, the TV show "Glee" has ...

MSNBC host Martin Bashir leaves after MOST inappropriate comment - or was he really fired?

MSNBC host Martin Bashir leaves after MOST inappropriate comment - or was he really fired? Watch

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MSNBC host Martin Bashir a few weeks ago made an amazingly coarse comment regarding Sarah Palin. The quote won't be delivered here, but an ...