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IPL set for grand start - without ‘feel good’ factor


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) It is that time of the year when cricket meets Bollywood as the Indian Premier League (IPL) razzmatazz is all set to start Wednesday ... Read more...

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Bringing Indian hockey back to ‘consumer radar’


November 14th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Ingenious sports administrators and corporate honchos have realised that an IPL-like razzmatazz can work in other disciplines, too. A World Boxing Series is already ... Read more...

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Regis Philbin To Leave His Talk Show In November


February 8th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Regis Philbin, who has reigned the popular talk show, "Live With Regis And Kelly" announced that he has extended his terms with the channel and the ... Read more...

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“Captain America” Trailer Makes Its Debut During Super Bowl


February 7th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Super Bowl is known to garner extensive television ratings unlike any other sports event as the audiences wait with baited breath to watch the nail-biting closure ... Read more...

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Former NBA Star Scottie Pippen’s Wife Larsa Pippen To Star In “The Real Housewives of Miami”


February 4th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a bid to rule the roast when it comes to television ratings once again, cable network Bravo is all set to kick off a new ... Read more...

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Tyrone Burton Handcuffed But Released


February 4th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tyrone Burton, the popular actor, who claimed his fame after acting in "That's So Raven" and "Parent Hood", was handcuffed by the police on Thursday, February ... Read more...

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Cricket’s changing times mean an end to the relaxed selector


November 15th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov. 15 (ANI): Being a cricket selector in Australia can be a thankless and difficult task, according to the Sydney Morning Herald report.Take the last three months as an example. The ... Read more...

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Don’t kill off T20 golden goose, says Oz players’ body chief


October 31st, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 31 (ANI): Australian Cricketers' Association chief executive Paul Marsh has warned that the game's administrators in the country should avoid an overkill of Twenty20 cricket in the aftermath of a ... Read more...

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Kristen Bell To Recreate “Veronica Mars” On Big Screen Before 40


September 27th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, Sep 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Kristen Bell is planning to relaunch her celebrated on-screen character Veronica Mars, in the silver screen. Apparently, Kristen Bell was too upset when her show ... Read more...

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Why some sports fans are called ‘die-hards’


September 9th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 9 (ANI): Always wondered why some sports fans are referred to as "die-hards"? Well, this is because they remain loyal to their home teams despite moving away, say two University ... Read more...

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Oz players opposed to split innings in ODIs


July 17th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 17 (ANI): An internal poll of national-level and state players in Australia reveals that they have emphatically rejected the idea of splitting innings in the one-day international format, a plan ... Read more...

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Jay Leno wins the ratings on late night return


March 3rd, 2010 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 3 (DPA) Comedian Jay Leno topped the television ratings on his return to a late night time slot after a brief foray into prime time talk shows ended in ... Read more...

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Australian Big Bash can match Indian Premier League


January 24th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 24(ANI): After the massive success gathered by Twenty20 Big Bash, Australia's domestic tournament, it is being seen as a tournament having the potential to become as big as the lucrative ... Read more...

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CA set to trial pink, yellow, lime green balls in Feb for day-night Test cricket


January 23rd, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 23 (ANI): Cricket Australia is all set to announce a trial of pink, yellow, lime green and white balls in order to bring a revolution by hosting day-night Test cricket.The ... Read more...

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CA planning to turn Big Bash into IPL style event


December 31st, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is planning to turn Big Bash, its premier domestic Twenty20 tournament, into an Indian Premier League (IPL) like extravaganza. The Big Bash has been a huge ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods voted as Athlete of the Decade


December 17th, 2009 - 1:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tiger Woods has been voted as the Athlete of the Decade by the members of the Associated Press. This couldn’t come at a better time ... Read more...

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Consultations on TRP on, no time frame


August 4th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) With the present television rating points (TRP) system under attack from some quarters, the information and broadcasting ministry Tuesday said it plans to consult various stakeholders before ... Read more...

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American Idol Results Shocker: Alexis Grace voted off


March 19th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
American Idol, the popular reality show, ended in a bit of a shocker this week. Anticipation and anxiety filled the air when the results were being announced. It was a sad ... Read more...

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Are Oscars worth the fuss?


February 20th, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 20 (DPA) Stars careen from talk show to talk show, telling their funniest stories and hoping to appear at their charismatic best. Studios plaster the Los Angeles airwaves with advertisements, ... Read more...

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Australian Open to stay at Melbourne (Australian Open diary)


January 26th, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) The future of the Australian Open in Melbourne is secure until 2036.Victorian Premier John Brumby Monday committed to a multi-million-dollar plan to keep the Open at Melbourne Park. ... Read more...

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2008 US prez campaign now even more interesting: NYT


September 20th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.20 (ANI):The 2008 presidential campaign has stimulated a great deal of interest among American voters all year, but according to the New York Times, the campaign is at an ... Read more...

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Telecom watchdog wants advertisers to measure television ratings


August 19th, 2008 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Indian telecom watchdog Tuesday said the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), an organisation set up by advertisers last September, should oversee television audience measurement and ratings ... Read more...

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Football-crazy women take centre stage at Euro 2008


June 21st, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Vienna, June 21 (DPA) The latest television ratings from German broadcaster ARD during the ongoing Euro 2008 football tournament confirm that women have come to love 'The Beautiful Game'. The looks of ... Read more...

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Oz cricketers’ body to monitor impact of IPL


May 13th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 13 (ANI): Australian Cricketers' Association boss Paul Marsh has said that he will monitor television ratings and the popularity of the Test series between Australia and the West Indies, ... Read more...

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