Uh-Oh: What Might Terra Nova’s Cancellation Mean for Other Bubble Shows?


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Looking back, how bad were Terra Nova’s TV ratings?

Nielsen stats show the now-canceled Fox series actually drew in more young adults than Dancing With the Stars, Revenge and many more.

If Terra Nova can go out like that, then where does that leave the bubble shows?

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It depends on which bubble show you’re talking about.

During its 11-episode, one-and-done freshman season, Terra Nova averaged a 3.6 rating in the all-important 18-to-49-year-old demographic, per Nielsen’s DVR-adjusted final numbers.

Before last night, Alcatraz was running slightly above that number. After last night’s weak performance, it might not be anymore. In its case, the Terra Nova precedent doesn’t bode well.

Fringe, another Fox drama, is sitting well below the Terra Nova line, with a 1.6 demo rating. Still, will it get credit for doing something, anything on Friday night?

Smash was at a 3.4 demo rating heading into Monday. The backstage musical has two things going for it: One, it’s by far NBC’s top-rated 10 p.m. show; and, two, its numbers are on the rise. Last night, it was up by nearly 20 percent among young adults over the previous episode. (Oh, and, three, it airs after The Voice.)

Parenthood averaged a 2.5 demo rating for its just-wrapped third season. While that’s well off the Terra Nova pace, it’s still pretty good for an NBC series. (Consider: For all the push the network gave Awake, that show premiered last week to a 2.0 demo rating.) Plus, when the head of NBC tells Peter Krause it’s coming back, we consider that a good sign.

Cougar Town couldn’t have less in common with Terra Nova, so comparisons are moot, which is good because after three episodes, Cougar Town is at just a 1.9 demo rating. We’ll see if tonight’s Scrubs reunion gives it any kind of boost. (A few of the actors appear.)

Since it’s possible Terra Nova’s cancellation wasn’t all about its own ratings—Fox chief Kevin Reilly had said the show was “hunting” for an identity, and it certainly wasn’t a cheap production—any comparison may be moot, which is good for all the bubble shows.

Who wants to be compared to a dinosaur?

Other TV ratings winners and losers, per the latest numbers and rankings:

• Jon Hamm: Per TiVo, the Saturday Night Live bit where Jimmy Fallon introduced the Mad Men star as Lindsay Lohan’s emergency back-up host was the top-rated episode’s most watched and rewatched moment among its users. (Wishful thinking perhaps?)

• American Idol and Smash: This dog fight is something else. Last week, the selection of Idol’s Top 13 finalists lifted the franchise to No. 1 in total viewers. The Voice, meanwhile, edged Idol for No. 1 in the 18-49 standings. (Actually, Nielsen has the two shows in a virtual tie there, although The Voice was shown to have slightly more young-adult eyeballs.) Last night, the beginning of the so-called battle rounds powered The Voice to a whopping 6.1 demo rating. Your turn, Idol.

• GCB: The retiring Desperate Housewives gave it a decent lead-in (8.2 million viewers; 2.5 demo rating), which the premiering Kristin Chenoweth-Leslie Bibb series held onto (7.6 million viewers; 2.2 demo rating). As of now, it’s an upgrade over what Pan Am had been delivering for ABC in the 10 p.m., Sunday slot.

Here’s a complete look at the TV week’s top 10 most-watched broadcast shows:

1.American Idol (Thursday), 18.5 million viewers 2.NCIS, 18.2 million viewers 3.American Idol (Wednesday), 17.2 million viewers 4.American Idol (Tuesday), 16.1 million viewers 5.NCIS: Los Angeles, 15.9 million viewers 6.The Voice, 14.9 million viewers 7.Daytona 500, 13.7 million viewers 8.Criminal Minds, 12.5 million viewers 9.Daytona 500 red-flag delay coverage, 12.5 million viewers 10.Two and a Half Men, 11.9 million viewers Read more: http://www.eonline.com/news/watch_with_kristin/uh-oh_what_might_terra_novas/299029#ixzz1oMraFygS


Ashton Kutcher Reconnects With Demi Moore After Rehab


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Their marriage may not have worked out, but Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore are clearly in this friendship for the long haul.

E! News has exclusively learned the actor has reached out to his estranged wife since she left her nearly monthlong stint in rehab last week and that the duo has been in contact.

After she completed her treatment, Demi quietly and briefly returned to her Beverly Hills home, spending just a few days in Los Angeles before embarking on a recuperative vacation to Turks and Caicos.

It was during that brief window that she received a visit from Kutcher.

He came to her house to see her for about an hour and a half,” a source told E! News.

However the visit, which took place on Feb. 25 at Demi’s home, wasn’t a one-on-one encounter, as Ashton was accompanied by three male friends.

And though they’re back in contact, the couple is showing no signs that they’ll be falling back into old romantic habits, as a source says that a reconciliation is unlikely to happen. But that doesn’t mean Ashton may not drop by her home again in the future.

Kutcher’s departure from their once-shared home last November was indeed abrupt and as a result he still has some belongings in the home, which accounts for his occasional return to the pad.

But while it would seem he remains on friendly terms with his ex, not all the Moore women are quite so receptive to his charms. The source tells E! News that Demi’s daughters are “no longer close” to their former stepdad.

Morning Mail! Who Else Is Rooting for Swebow?


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Dear Ted: Could it be true?! Tim Tebow and Taylor Swift spotted together? OMG, you’ve willed it to be true, Ted! Please please please tell me she really is a “good girl” like her image, because by all accounts he really is a good guy and I’d hate to see him wrapped up in Hollywood biz if it will warp him! —Kay

Dear 2 Peas in a Preachy Pod: Maybe The Secret is real, babe! ‘Cause I’m très thrilled that after saying Ms. Swift and the footballer were absolutely par-fait for each other, the twosome finally seemed to have caught on and are rumored to have hit the town together. Tim might be a bit too goody-goody for Taylor’s liking, but I happen to think they will have plenty in common.

Kirk Cameron: Homosexuality Is “Detrimental and Destructive”; GLAAD Says “He’s Out of Step


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So much for that lovable Mike Seaver rep.

In a sit-down on Piers Morgan Tonight that aired Friday, former Growing Pains star Kirk Cameron blasted gay marriage and homosexuality calling it “destructive to so many of the foundations of civilization.”

And that was just the beginning.

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When the 41-year-old outspoken “born-again Christian” was asked about his thoughts on gays tying the knot, Cameron said, “Marriage is almost as old as dirt, and it was defined in the Garden between Adam and Eve. One man, one woman for life till death do you part. So I would never attempt to try to redefine marriage. And I don’t think anyone else should either.”

“So do I support the idea of gay marriage? No, I don’t.”

And when asked if he thought homosexuality was a sin, Cameron went on to say, “I think that it’s unnatural. I think that it’s detrimental, and ultimately destructive to so many of the foundations of civilization.”

But, that wasn’t all. Piers Morgan continued to discuss the topic with the father of six, asking Cameron what he would say to one of his sons if he told him he was gay.

And Cameron admitted he wouldn’t be so accepting.

“I wouldn’t say ‘That’s great, son, as long as you’re happy.’ I’m going to say, There are all sorts of issues we need to wrestle through in our life. Just because you feel one way doesn’t mean we should act on everything we feel.”

Following the interview, Cameron’s comments ignited a firestorm with gay rights groups like GLAAD, which launched a campaign against the former teen idol, encouraging its members to sign a petition against him to let him know he’s “no longer their idol.”

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“In this interview, Kirk Cameron sounds even more dated than his 1980s TV character,” said Herndon Graddick, Senior Director of Programs at GLAAD.

“Cameron is out of step with a growing majority of Americans … with an increasing number of states recognizing marriage equality, Americans are seeing that marriage is about committed couples who want to make a lifelong promise to take care of and be responsible for each other and that gay and lesbian couples need equal security and legal protections. That’s not ‘redefining’ anything.” Read more: http://www.eonline.com/news/kirk_cameron_homosexuality_detrimental/298546#ixzz1oMuLal2

Victoria Beckham talks never dressing casually in public


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HollywoodNews.com: Victoria Beckham is known for always stepping out in high heels and a fashionable outfit, and it seems she will always be doing that simply for her love of fashion.

Beckham recently opened up about how she does dress down at home but will never step out looking like that on a normal day, states UsMagazine.com. “You’ll never see me on the street in a tracksuit. I just love fashion too much to wear a tracksuit! The same goes for UGG boots. I only wear them only at home,” Beckham commented.

Even while pregnant, Beckham always stepped out in heels and outfits that worked with her baby bump.

Do you like her style? Or is it hard for the average person to handle?

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Jennifer Lawrence has no interest in changing her body


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HollywoodNews.com: Jennifer Lawrence is going to be a role model for many young girls as ‘Hunger Games’ is about to be released, and it sounds like she will be ready to take on that role.

Lawrence recently opened up to ‘Seventeen’ about wanting to help young girls with their body image issues that have been going on for years now, states UsMagazine.com. “I think it’s really important for girls to have people to look up to and to feel good about themselves,” Lawrence commented.

And this is pretty much how she has always felt: “I remember when I was 13 and it was cool to pretend to have an eating disorder because there were rumors that Lindsay Lohan and Nicole Richie were anorexic. I thought it was crazy. I went home and told my mom, ‘Nobody’s eating bread — I just had to finish everyone’s burgers.’”

Do you think she’ll be a good role model?

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Olivia Wilde talks about getting labeled for being sexually open


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HollywoodNews.com: Olivia Wilde has done a lot at a young age and that apparently included becoming comfortable with sexuality which has apparently been misinterpreted by some.

Wilde recently opened up to ‘British GQ’ about being sexually mature at a young age as she was able to talk openly about it, states UsMagazine.com. However, it wasn’t always seen as a good thing by others.

“I was very comfortable with it and talking about it, and once someone hears a young woman speak candidly about sexuality, it’s like, ‘Whoa!’ You get labelled,” Wilde commented.

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Call for Entries


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The 4th Annual Norouz Gala


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HollywoodNews.com: On March 1stTI TV Networks sponsored the by invitation only of 4th Annual Norouz Gala at the Taglyan Cultural Complex in Hollywood. It was a who’s who of the Persian entertainment world walking down the red carpet.

The invitation only event brought out a many stars and entertainers like Navid Negahban who has appeared in over sixty films and numerous hit TV shows like Homeland with Damian Lewis and 24 starring Kiefer Sutherland. Also attending was bestselling musician Mohamad Mohebian and Solmaz Niki-Kermani, actress and Executive Producer and CEO of Mahtab Entertainment

Kelly Ripa to host the “10th Annual TV Land Awards


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The “TV Land Awards 2012,” honoring classic television, film and music icons, will return to New York City and be hosted by Kelly Ripa (nationally syndicated talk show “LIVE! With Kelly”), it was announced today by Larry W. Jones, president, TV Land. Ripa previously hosted the show in 2007. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the awards show will honor powerhouse songstress Aretha Franklin with the Music Icon Award and will be held at the Lexington Avenue Armory at Gramercy Park on Saturday, April 14th. The “TV Land Awards 2012″ will air on Sunday, April 29th at 9:00pm ET/PT. More honorees will be announced in coming weeks.

“We are ecstatic to welcome back Kelly as she reprises her role as host of the ‘TV Land Awards’ this year for our 10th annual celebration,” said Jones. “Her energy, enthusiasm and love of television make her the perfect person to lead the evening on the occasion of our 10th Anniversary.”

The successful “TV Land Awards” has scored a decade of success including the record-breaking numbers from the “TV Land Awards 2011,” which attracted over 2 million viewers for its premiere telecast. The star-studded special, which was held last year in New York City for the very first time, was the highest rated “TV Land Awards” show since 2004 across all key demos and posted double-digit gains in rating and delivery over preceding shows.

The “TV Land Awards” pays tribute to classic and contemporary luminaries of television, music and movies. The 90-minute telecast will feature exhilarating musical performances and will reunite some of the most iconic celebrity TV casts.

Previous honorees include Regis Philbin, Michael J. Fox, John Travolta, Bill Cosby, Mike Myers, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Garry Marshall, the cast of “Glee,” “Desperate Housewives” and the hilarious sitcoms “Cheers,” “The Cosby Show,” “Family Ties,” “The Facts of Life,” “Everybody Loves Raymond,” “Bosom Buddies,” “Welcome Back, Kotter,” “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and “M*A*S*H*.” Past presenters include Academy Award©-winner Halle Berry, Barbara Walters, Justin Timberlake, Ray Romano, Steve Carell, Billy Crystal, Sharon Stone, Robin Williams and Academy Award©-nominee Robert Downey, Jr., to name a few. Past musical performers include Liza Minnelli, Stevie Wonder, Blondie, Diana Ross, Willie Nelson and Lionel Richie.

Michael Levitt (“Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D List,” “Billboard Music Awards,” “Scream Awards”) is executive producer; Five-time Emmy Award©-winning Glenn Weiss is director (“Primetime Emmy Awards,” “BET Awards,” “The Tony Awards”); Greg Sills serves as supervising producer (“VH1 Rock Honors,” “The Teen Choice Awards,” “Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards”) and TV Land’s Larry W. Jones and Casey Patterson are executive producers. Tim Bruno is executive in charge of production for TV Land.

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