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Blago Joins Celebrity Apprentice Cast

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NBC has revealed the fourteen stars who will make up the new cast. The show, scheduled for a March premiere, features a mix that includes a disgraced politician, a former comedian, even a TV chef.

, Sharon Osbourne, Cyndi Lauper, Darryl Strawberry, Michael Johnson, Holly Robinson Peete, Goldberg, Carol Leifer, Sinbad, Summer Sanders, Maria Kanellis, Curtis Stone and Angel Selita Ebanks will be joined by former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich to compete for their chance to work for Donald Trump.

This will be Blago’s first foray into reality TV, but not for lack of trying. The politician was formerly scheduled to appear on another NBC series, I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here. Due to Blago’s legal troubles, he sent wife Patti to the Costa Rican jungle in his stead.

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Sunday Ratings: A Desperate ABC Wins

Okay - let’s try this again. After a week full of Nielsen ratings delays, we’re getting back to business. Thanks to a slate full of finales, CBS had a hold on the viewers last night. ABC, in the meantime, won the oh-so-important demos. (It should be noted though that both networks were beat in the 10:00 hour by NBC’s The Celebrity Apprentice.)

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (4/29)

Private Practice

Here’s an update on the shows you’ll be seeing more of in the months to come:

 

EXTENSIONS
  • The HIlls (MTV) - **more episodes of Season 5**

 

RENEWALS

Sunday Ratings: Weekend Win for ABC

If it hadn’t been the first official Sunday of sweeps, last night would have been considered a fairly uneventful. ABC’s lineup took the oh-so-important demos while CBS won a narrow contest with the viewers.

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This Week on TV (4/27-5/3)

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Better Off Ted

(You can view TV Envy’s Midseason Programming Schedule here.)

 

MONDAY 4/27)
  • Little People, Big World (TLC, 8pm):  “Matt has high expectations for the upcoming pumpkin season, but he starts to worry when opening day fails to draw large crowds.” His pessimism grows when he sees Charlie Brown sitting alone in the patch.
  • How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8:30pm):  “Ted starts texting a woman () he recently met, breaking one of Barney and Marshall’s relationship rules.” His “Bro” status is then revoked when he friends her on Facebook.
  • Table for 12 (TLC, 9pm):  “Eric and Betty Hayes share their step-by-step guide to raising a large family.” The “creating” section of that guide will be left out.
  • CSI: Miami (CBS, 10pm):  “A sexy bachelorette on a popular TV dating series is discovered murdered in a limousine just as the bachelor on the show is going to propose to her.” The prerecorded event was later billed as a finale “shocker.”

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Donald Trump Fields Khloe Kardashian Flak


New Yorker and Georgi Vodka head Martin Silver held a well-publicized news conference today in response to Donald Trump’s actions on , specifically in relation to Khloe Kardashian.

It was a very clever stunt.

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Sunday Ratings: Fond Farewell for Desperate Housewife

She might not be Miss USA, but Nicollette Sheridan is still a winner. Last night’s goodbye to Edie Britt was Sunday’s most-watched event. The farewell helped ABC take first place in both the viewers and the demos yesterday.

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Sunday Ratings: CBS Gets a Hole in One

Earlier coverage of The Masters golf tournament (and its convenient overrun) lifted CBS to a victory on an otherwise slow Easter Sunday.

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  • /The Amazing Race (3.0/9 in 18-49) combined for 11.8 million.
  • A 2-hour (9.4 million, 2.9/8) pulled in another 2.3 million.
  • An expanded (6.4 million, 1.6/5) did better than the recently-moved Kings.
  • * (4.7 million, 2.2/7) dropped 1.7 million; King of the Hill* (2.0/6) turned in 4.2 million.
  • CW’s airing of Cutthroat Island (0.3/1) registered 1.4 million.

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Sunday Ratings: Music Awards Has CBS Singing

Either country music is in its prime, or viewers weren’t interested in a Housewives repeat. Whatever the reason, the ACMAs were hot last night. Yesterday’s broadcast had its best demos since 2005 and its largest audience in 11 years.

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  • The Academy of Country Music Awards (3.8/10 in 18-49) drew in 14.8 million for CBS.
  • * (7.1 million, 2.2/6) was down 3.7 million from last week.
  • (6.4 million, 3.1/9) lost 200,000; * (2.8/7) turned in 5.8 million.
  • (3.6 million, 1.1/3) gave up another 800,000.
  • CW’s airing of Rocky III (0.4/1) had 1.1 million cheering.

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Sunday Ratings: Family Guy Beams Up the Numbers

FOX might not have been last night’s winning network (that title belongs to CBS), but it wasn’t due to lack of trying. Yesterday’s Family Guy episode drew a fair number of Trekkies and the best demos of the evening.

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  • 60 Minutes/The Amazing Race combined efforts for 13 million (3.8/10 in 18-49).
  • (10.8 million, 3.6/9) was up 1 million.
  • (6.6 million, 3.1/9) improved by 400,000.
  • (4.4 million, 1.3/3) lost another 200,000.
  • CW’s broadcast of War Games (0.4/1) sucked in 1.2 million.

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