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Female demographic support for Obama cooling down: Poll


July 30th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): The US President Barack Obama is losing ground with women as a 59 percent approval rating among this section in 2009 dipped 14 points to just 45 ... Read more...

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TV ads influence dietary habits of kids


July 6th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) TV ads seem to influence short-term eating habits of children aged 2 to 11 years, says a study. In 2006, 10 major US food companies pledged to devote at ... Read more...

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Dobbs becomes a nightmare for CNN


August 5th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 5 (IBNS) Famous news anchor Lou Dobbs has become a challenge for CNN bosses after he embarrassed his boss and hosted a show that seemed to contradict the channel's "no bias" ... Read more...

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Kathy Griffin still in D-list after Grammy win?


June 16th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
Kathy Griffin may have to look for a name change of her show's title very soon. Griffin's show on Bravo, "My Life on the D- List" is just not that anymore. The ... Read more...

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Over 52 million watched Obama’s speech to Congress


February 26th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.26 (ANI): Over 52 million people watched President Obama's first address to a joint session of Congress in prime time on Tuesday, according to Nielsen Media Research. The TV audience, pegged at ... Read more...

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36 million US viewers watched Oscars telecast


February 24th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Over 36 million US viewers followed Oscars song-and-dance on television Sunday night, lifting the glitzy film awards show from record low ratings in 2008, according to national ratings figures.The three and one-half ... Read more...

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Obama airing TV infomercial tonight in ad-war in the run up to Nov 4 Prez poll


October 29th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Oct 29 (ANI): Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama will showcase his campaign on Wednesday night in a 30-minute commercial to air before the World Series, spending about one ... Read more...

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Palin earns US TV show highest ratings in 14 years


October 20th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.20 (ANI): Alaska Governor and Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin and her impersonator, Tina Fey earned the American television program "Saturday Night Live" its best ratings in 14 years over ... Read more...

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Presidential debate drew only adequate audience


October 17th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.17 (ANI): The third and final presidential debate between Senators John McCain and Barack Obama Wednesday night did not draw a landmark viewing audience. An adequate audience is more likely, ... Read more...

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Second Presidential Debate becomes the 10th-most watched in US history


October 9th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
About 63 million people watched second presidential debate aired on Tuesday night.The second presidential debate gathered over 63 million viewers worldwide, which makes it the 10th-most-watched presidential debate in history, and the ... Read more...

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Palin-Biden debate most watched vice presidential debate ever


October 5th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Oct 5 (ANI): The much-hyped Sarah Palin-Joe Biden vice-presidential debate on October 2 has been ranked as the most watched vice presidential debate ever, as it was keenly viewed ... Read more...

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Over 73 million hear Biden, Palin VEEP debate


October 4th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.4 (ANI): Over 73 million people are reported to have watched the vice presidential debate between Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and Delaware Senator Joe Biden on Thursday night, making it ... Read more...

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McCain address beats Obama to become most watched convention speech of all time


September 6th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 6 (ANI): Republican presidential candidate John McCain attracted a record 38.9 million television viewers to his acceptance speech last night, edging Democratic rival Barack Obama and his running ... Read more...

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More than 38 mn watch Obama’s acceptance speech


August 30th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (DPA) Barack Obama's speech accepting the Democratic Party's nomination for the presidency was watched by more than 38 million people - making it the ratings hit of the ... Read more...

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Beijing Olympics most watched event in U.S. TV history


August 27th, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): NBC''s round-the-clock coverage of the 2008 Summer Olympics has been declared the most watched event in U.S. TV history.Statistics released by Nielsen Media Research show that ... Read more...

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This years Oscars were the least watched ever


February 26th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): The 80 th Oscars might have been high on the glamour and emotional quotient, but they werent successful in drawing sufficient number of viewers sitting at home, for ... Read more...

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