It was one year ago last week that ABC’s morning infotainment show “Good Morning America” overtook NBC’s like-minded “Today” show in overall audience. On Thursday, Nielsen issued ratings for that one-year-anniversary week. Read full article >>
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Channel 4 won widespread acclaim for its coverage of the Paralympics but the plaudits came at a price. The broadcaster, which surprisingly beat the BBC's Olympics programming to the sport and live event prize at the Bafta TV awards last week, sank £29m into the red last year – a £70m swing from its operating profit of £41m in 2011. C4 pointed to extra investment in content...
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The Olympics and Diamond Jubilee celebrations drove Eurotunnel to a record year last year, but the cross channel tunnel operator warned growth was unlikely to be as strong this year.
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G4S is to take a bigger-than-expected £70 million hit on its bungled contract for the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, the security company said today.
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Mo Farah insists he never had any thoughts of pulling out of the Virgin London Marathon in the wake of the Boston bombings and claimed the level of security at the 2012 Olympics provided all the safety assurances he needed.
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More than 300 volunteers are needed to help at the 2013 Special Olympics State Games at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The games are set for June 6 to 8, with competitions scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 7 and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 8.
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Carlene Melton clasped her hands together and posed Friday in anticipation of being named Athlete of the Year at the Area 4 Special Olympics competition at McCallie School today.
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If NBC wants improved Olympics ratings, they should listen to Stan Lee, the legendary founder of Marvel Comics who recently suggested -- no, demanded -- that the Olympics add pole dancing. And if they did add pole dancing, the sport (sport?) would guarantee ratings gold. "There's something that is so obvious that everyone and everybody should have thought about it -- pole...
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The 2012 Olympics opening ceremony and drama Call the Midwife are among six shows vying for the Radio Times Audience Award at this year's television Baftas.
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Queen Elizabeth II needed no convincing to appear in a James Bond-themed skit during the opening ceremony of the London Olympics _ in fact, she volunteered, according to the show's director.
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