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ABC execs raised eyebrows last week when they spiked a live appearance by Barbara Walters on the The View, as well as a planned appearance on the TODAY show.

Walters, sources told the NY Post, wanted to make a special cameo on the season opener, but network execs passed on the idea.

Walters did show her face on The View — a show she helped create — though it was in… Continue reading ABC Execs Passed On Live Barbara Walters Appearance On The View Season Opener, As Well As TODAY Show Cameo

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is setting records for ESPN, which scored its highest-rated World Cup opener when 4.435 million viewers tuned into the Brazil-Croatia telecast on Thursday.

It marked the fourth-highest-rated match of all group play games dating back to 1994 for the network, and was ESPN’s best non-U.S. game. Brazil’s 3-1 victory also became the most-watched event on the digital platform WatchESPN, bringing in 1.1 million… Continue reading World Cup opener a ratings high for ESPN

Bones fans, brace yourselves.

Ordinarily, we’d set up the following sneak peek clip with a flowery intro, maybe a pun or two. But the video you’re about to see is so intense and worrying, we really think you have to see this clip from Monday’s season finale of Bones for yourself.

Don’t say we didn’t warn you…

The Bones season finale airs Monday at 8 p.m. ET on Fox.… Continue reading ‘Bones’ sneak peek: Watch the show’s most intense season finale opener ever — EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

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Remember all the doomsaying way back when (up until about three days ago) that Brad Pitt’s zombie epic “World War Z” was doomed to be a flop?

There was all the negative buzz about the troubled production (which cost a reported $ 190 million and included extensive last-minute reshoots of a new ending), the six-month delay from its initial release date (also never a good sign), and the… Continue reading How Did 'World War Z' Beat Bad Buzz to Become Brad Pitt's Biggest Opener?

Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. Iron Man 3 – $ 175.3 million

2. Pain & Gain – $ 7.6 million

3. 42 – $ 6.2 million

4. Oblivion – $ 5.7 million

5. The Croods – $ 4.2 million

6. The Big Wedding – $ 3.8 million

7. Mud – $ 2.1 million

8. Oz: The Great & Powerful – $ 1.8 million

9. Scary Movie 5 – $ 1.4