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Nielsen To Start Measuring Online Viewing

Posted On November 19, 2014

(Undated) -- Nielsen is taking its TV tracking system online. The TV ratings company tells the "Wall Street Journal" it will begin measuring viewership of online video services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant Video in December. Nielsen says tracking streaming of shows like Netflix's "House of Cards" and "Orange Is The New Black" will…

Stephen Colbert To Host Kennedy Center Honors

Posted On November 19, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Stephen Colbert will play host at this year's Kennedy Center Honors ceremony. The soon-to-be "Late Show" host is taking on emcee duties for the 37th annual event honoring Al Green, Tom Hanks, Sting, Lily Tomlin and ballerina Patricia McBride for their contribution to the performing arts. The Kennedy Center Honors will be…

“SNL’s” Cecily Strong To Host White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Posted On November 19, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Live from DC it's "Saturday Night Live's" Cecily Strong. The White House Correspondents' Association has announced the "SNL" cast player as its pick to emcee next year's White House Correspondents' dinner on April 25th. The group says Strong's political humor is "sly and edgy, and it comes with a Chicago accent." The…

U2 Frontman Seriously Hurt In Cycling Crash

Posted On November 19, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Bono's cycling accident is apparently more serious than first confirmed. "Rolling Stone" reports the U2 frontman underwent a five-hour surgery for multiple breaks in his shoulder blade and upper arm. Doctors in Manhattan say metal plates and 18 screws were used in some repairs. The rockstar also suffered a facial fracture…

“People’s” Sexiest Man Chris Hemsworth Thanks Parents, Brother, Matt Damon

Posted On November 19, 2014

(Los Angeles, CA) -- Actor Chris Hemsworth is "People" magazine's 2014 "Sexiest Man Alive." The actor was revealed as this year's cover hunk for the special issue Tuesday on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live." On the show he expressed his appreciation to Matt Damon and others who paved the way for him, explaining how they taught…