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Kelsey Grammer Bolts From TV Interview Over Ex

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Prime Time, Talk Shows, Gossip, Internet,

Kelsey GrammerKelsey Grammer "ran out" on an interview after seeing a picture of his former wife. The former Frasier star was due to be interviewed by Piers Morgan for CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight but became so uncomfortable after seeing a photograph of his ex Camille Grammer that he left the building before filming began.

"Kelsey Grammer was supposed to be on my show now but ran out of the building. Strange. #CNN So, Kelsey Grammer saw a photo of his ex wife Camille in the open to our show and legged it. Extraordinary. Never had this happen before. I had a very friendly chat with Kelsey backstage, He said he was really looking forward to the interview. Weird. #CNN (sic)," Piers wrote on Twitter.

When Piers' former America's Got Talent co-star Simon Cowell responded by saying "I know how he feels," Piers joked it was possible Simon's new show The X Factor which scared him off. "I suspect Kelsey was watching X Factor in the green room and suddenly felt nauseous," he wrote.

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This Week on TV (9/28-10/4)

Kelsey Grammer in Hank

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MONDAY (9/28)

Season premieres: County Jail, Lie to Me, Trauma

  • Trauma (NBC, 9pm):  “A medical drama focusing on the first-responder paramedics at a San Francisco hospital and the extreme dangers they face to save lives.” It’s like a “very special episode” of ...every…week.
  • Unwrapped (FOOD, 9pm):  “The making of bacon ice cream at Delaware s Woodside Farm Creamery.” Hot bacon sundaes can be topped off with bacon bits and/or bacon grease.
  • CSI: Miami (CBS, 10pm):  “The lab is attacked and new CSI Jesse Cardoza is taken hostage along with four other people.” Unfortunately, the newbie wasn’t eligible for his hostage compensation benefits yet.

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TV on DVD: October 14, 2008

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Kids, Music, ABC, Cable, CBS, FOX, PBS, The CW, WB, DVD,

Here are some of the options available this Tuesday.

CSI Season 8 DVD

TV on DVD: December 11, 2007

There’s only two weeks left until Christmas!  Here are some of the options you can find on the shelves this Tuesday.

Beverly Hills 90210

  • Beverly Hills 90210 (Season 3)
  • Big Love (Season 2)
  • Dirt (Season 1)
  • Frasier (Season 10)
  • Frasier (Complete Series)
  • Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (Season 3)
  • High School Musical 2 (Extended Edition)
  • Lost (Season 3)
  • Masters of Horror: The V Word
  • National Geographic: Inside the Living Body
  • Slayers Next (Season 2)

Wednesday Ratings: Viewers Preoccupied With Halloween

Little goblins wanting their candy fix and a night full of reruns kept audiences away. 

Dirty Sexy Money



  • (13.5 million, 3.6/10 in 18-49 demo) easily won the hour.
  • (8.4 million, 2.9/8) remained about even with last week.
  • (5.7 million, 1.9/5) was down over 1 million from last Wednesday.

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FOX Picks Up ‘Back To You’

Posted by David Onda Categories: Comedy, Prime Time, ABC, FOX, Editorial, News, Ratings, Renewals,

Hacky comedy at its worst

Sometimes network executives boggle the mind with the shows they decide to pick up or, adversely, kick to the curb. One such moment is decision to pick up the horribly hacky news anchor comedy, , for a full 24-episode season. Are you kidding me? Ok, I like , I really do - and I think he has a lot of dry comedy potential. But ? Uck! There is nothing about Heaton that would make me subject myself to a half hour of listening to her voice set up hacky jokes that are only validated by some crappy laugh-track. And with the not-off-the-charts ratings the show has gotten, I’d guess that I’m not alone. How a great show like Lucky Louie gets dumped while this show is allowed to stay on the air is beyond me.

Oh yeah, and picked up six more scripts for . More like, “Samantha Who gives a crap?”

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Wednesday Ratings:  Red Sox Score More Than Homeruns

Both and had to take a back seat to baseball last night.  Game 1 of the World Series was a huge ratings victory for .


  • Approximately 16.7 million fans rallied for the Red Sox/Rockies game (5.6/14 in 18-49 demo). Life
  • (9.4 million, 3.0/8) wilted a bit from last week.
  • The debut of (8.4 million, 2.9/8) underperformed Deal or No Deal’s usual numbers, but it remained close to Daisies in the demos.
  • (8 million, 2.5/7) was slightly up from last Wednesday; (4.7 million, 2.3/6) was slightly down.



  • (13.6 million, 3.8/10 in 18-49) took the hour’s viewers and demos.
  • (8.6 million, 3.2/8) pretty much repeated last week.
  • (6.8 million, 2.5/6) was at least consistent; it lost viewers (900,000) again.

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Wednesday Ratings: ‘Daisies’ and ‘Practice’ Hold Strong

Wednesday night saw another close race between ABC and CBS.  Although Pushing Daisies and Private Practice both saw a drop in viewers, their demos helped the Alphabet network win the evening. 


  • (12.3 million, 3.1/9 in 18-49 demo) had another strong night and grabbed the hour’s largest audience. CSI New York
  • Although down 250,000 viewers, (9.7 million, 3.6/10) had the biggest numbers in the valuable age group.
  • (7.4 million, 2.4/7) improved up on last week’s numbers.
  • (6.9 million, 2.3/7) and (7 million, 2.7/7) both saw slight increases.
  • (5 million, 2.5/7) lost about 300,000.


  • (11.8 million, 4.3/11 in 18-49) had the evening’s best demo turnout.
  • At 14.9 million, (3.9/10) had the night’s largest audience.
  • NBC’s (8.5 million, 3.3/8) dropped over 1.5 million fans.
  • (6.7 million, 3.2/8) held steady from last week.
  • (2.4 million, 1.2/3) turned away about 450,000.


  • (13.9 million, 4.1/11 in 18-49) won the hour in both numbers.
  • (8.6 million, 3.1/9) lost several million from it’s lead-in.
  • (7.7 million, 2.8/8) was down about 490,000 viewers.

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Wednesday Ratings:  ABC and CBS Both Take Wins

Depending on how you look at it, two networks shared last night’s crown.  CBS may have grabbed the viewers, but ABC had it where it counts: the demos.

Private Practice


  • Despite mixed review, (12.42 million, 4.9/13 share) took the hour’s demos with ease.
  • At 14.55 million, CBS’ (3.9/10) won the night in viewers.
  • (10.28 million, 3.9/10) continued its losing race against Practice.
  • (6.37 million, 3.0/8) was up from last week’s numbers.
  • (1.3/3 share) rounded off the hour with 2.8 million viewers.


  • (4.1/11 in 18-49, 13.43m) pounded the competitors with 13.43 million viewers.
  • ABC’s (8.64 million, 3.3/9) was down slightly from last week as was (8.1 million, 2.7/8).


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‘Pushing Daisies’ Helps ABC Wednesday

Wednesday’s premiere of Pushing Daisies attracted many customers to The Pie Hole.  By night’s end, ABC came out with another win (followed by CBS, NBC, FOX and CW).



  • CBS’ (14.4 million, 3.7/9) took the hour in viewers, but placed 3rd in the demos.
  • (12.3 million, 4.5/11) declined from last week, but still topped that new show on NBC.
  • (10.9 million, 4.0/10) dropped 30% in the demos and lost 19% of its viewers.
  • CW’s (2.8 million, 1.3/3) remained fairly even.


  • (12.7 million, 3.9/10) maintained last week’s viewership numbers.
  • ABC’s (9.7 million, 3.6/10) lost almost 700,000 viewers but moved up to second place.
  • NBC’s (8.8 million, 3.0/8) lost 13% of its audience causing it to fall into 3rd place.

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