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Katie Couric gets one-hour, daytime talk show deal

HollywoodNews.com: Katie Couric has finally decided on her next career move after ending her most recent job with CBS ‘Evening News.’ Couric will now reportedly be hosting and producing her own nationally syndicated, one-hour, daytime talk show, states UsMagazine.com. Couric will be working on ABC for the new program and[...]

Katie Couric being courted by other networks

HollywoodNews.com: Katie Couric is the belle of the TV news ball. Turns out her contract with “CBS Evening News” is up at the end of May, and she’s being approached by a number of suitors. That’s not to say Couric will depart the Tiffany Network where she clears a $15[...]

Piers Morgan saving CNN money by taking over ‘Evening Show.’ Larry got 10 million, Piers a steal at 6

HollywoodNews.com: Piers Morgan will be paid a staggering $6 million a year for the next three years in his new gig for CNN, according to reports. Piers was already known to be the network’s top choice to replace Larry King before the veteran newsman was officially even leaving his show.[...]

Top Celebs not among Oscar voters

It has come to the attention that many of the top celebrities are not Oscar voters. Those included are Taylor Lautner, Woody Allen, George Lucas, Rupert Murdoch, Pedro Almodovar, and Sascha Baron Cohen among others. Even top heads of studios are missing from the list such as NBC Universal chief[...]

Louis C.K. speaks out for Conan

By GREG HERNANDEZ The Conan-Leno late night debacle seemingly has everyone in the entertainment business taking sides including comedian Louis C.K. who has publicly joined team Conan. “Conan gave me my first job, to me that’s sacred,” C.K. (a.k.a. Louis Szekely) said of O’Brien while promoting his new FX comedy[...]

NBCUNI renews Zucker

The Hollywood Reporter reports that NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker has signed a new three-year contract to secure him at the company through 2013. Zucker will be heading the new company comprised of Comcast and GE, but probably won’t start until another year due to the delay in waiting for[...]

Comcast buys NBCU

Deadline.com has reported that Comcast has agreed on a $13.75 billion price tag for a share of NBC Universal to create the nation’s largest cable and entertainment company. The breakdown of the allotment of the money will be $6.5 billion in cash going to GE and a promise to contribute[...]