As Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek continues mulling retirement, the syndicated game show is weighing its options regarding its nest host. And according to The New York Post, the current frontrunner is... Today show anchor Matt Lauer.
Two years ago, a conversation Michael Davies had with his daughter, then a 19-year-old college student, inspired him to create a reality show about people trying to find employment.
"When she finished up freshman year at school, she told me that she had no intention of going back for her sophomore year," Davies tells TVGuide.com. "And when I asked her why, she said because none of the graduating seniors in her college have real jobs."
And thus, CBS's The Job, which premieres Friday at 8/7c, was born.
After 11 years as host, Meredith Vieira is leaving the U.S. syndicated version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
It's hard out there for a madam. Meredith Vieira guested on ABC's General Hospital nearly 10 years ago as Bree Flanders, owner of an upscale call-girl business who tried to hire one of Luke Spencer's ladyloves. Bree's back on the soap Friday, Dec. 14, only this time in a very different line of work. Vieira gave TV Guide Magazine the exclusive dish.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire
The Walt Disney Company has lost its appeal for a new trial against the creators of Who Wants to Be A Millionaire?, who won a $319 million lawsuit against the company in 2010.
In ruling issued Monday, an appeals court panel denied Disney's request for a new trial, meaning the massive damage award stands barring a Supreme Court intervention.
Brian Frons, the president of ABC Daytime that oversaw the cancellation of All My Children and One Life to Life, is stepping down, the network announced on Friday.
"While my decision to try something new was not arrived at easily, nine years is a long time in television terms," Frons said in a statement. "I'm proud of the performance of ABC Daytime over that time, and of all of the accomplishments that our team achieved along the way."
Maybe it's Thanksgiving week sappiness getting to us, but we're totally grateful for ABC's You Deserve It.
Last night, the well-intentioned game show kicked off with all the emotional fixings: Chris Harrison for our most-dramatic-ever hosting needs, folks in need for the tears, selfless friends for the "it's better to give" message, and of course, mild-to-tricky trivia questions for the fun stuff.
In the end, it wasn't just Regis and Kelly, or Regis and Kathie Lee ... it felt more like Regis and everybody. After some 16,000 hours in front of a television camera, Regis Philbin signed off Live! with Regis and Kelly Friday morning.
Ending a 28-year run, the "Farewell Special" began oddly ...
Live with Regis and Kelly
Regis Philbin will receive the Legend Award at this year's TV Land Awards, the cable network announced Monday.
The Legend Award is given to an entertainer or TV show that has stood the test of time and ranks among the most celebrated in entertainment history. Previous winners include Garry Marshall, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner and Don Rickles.
"Hey, it's about time...
Betty White and Duff Goldman, Ace of Cakes
Mark your calendars, Ace of Cakes fans, because there are only five episodes left before the February 20 series finale. The Charm City Cakes head honcho, Chef Duff Goldman, gives a taste of what to expect.