Fast National ratings for Sunday, May 19, 2013The Billboard Music Awards brought in their biggest total audience in 12 years and their best 18-49 rating in a decade Sunday, carrying ABC to a ratings win for the night.Also Sunday, the "Family Guy" season finale was up for FOX, and the "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice" finale improved on its recent numbers for NBC -- but still had its worst finale ever. CBS ran a Tim McGraw concert special opposite the Billboard Awards but didn't steal much audience from ABC's special.ABC drew 8.9 million viewers and a 5.1 rating/9 share in households for the night, beating second-place CBS (7.8 million, 5.0/8) by a little over a million viewers. NBC (3.93 million, 2.6/4) barely beat FOX (3.9 million, 2.2/4) for third place, but both were well behind the top two nets.ABC scored a 3.1 rating among adults 18-49, leading the demographic by a pretty good margin. FOX came in... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/05/tv-ratings-billboard-music-awards-score-for-abc-sunday-apprentice-finale-rises.html
Donald Trump made his latest "hire" on Sunday night's live finale. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/okPp_yFAgc0/story01.htm
Donald Trump launched his 13th season of "The Apprentice" on NBC in 2013 with another celebrity version -- but this one was an all-star season. Which former contestant came out on top this time around?It was Trace Adkins, who previously finished as runner-up to Piers Morgan on the original season of "Celebrity Apprentice." He ended up raising over $1.3 million for the American Red Cross. Penn Jillette came in second, after previously finishing seventh during the fifth season of the show. He ended up raising over $700,000 for Opportunity Village, a charity that serves people in southern Nevada who have developmental disabilities.The final task, the first part of which aired a week ago, was to create a new flavor of ice cream for Walgreens, along with making a promotional video and raising money for a launch event. In the end, Jillette said he was no match for Adkins' super-human fundraising abilities.Going into the finals, Jillette... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/05/all-star-celebrity-apprentice-winner-trace-adkins-or-penn-jillette-who-took-home-the-prize.html
The Celebrity Apprentice Season 6 (All Star) Episode 12 airs Sunday, May 19 on NBC (9-11:00p.m. ET). Episode Synopsis: The Celebrity Apprentice Season 6 (All Star) Finale – The finalists scramble to put the finishing touches on their charity event, enlisting the help of special guests and returning All-Stars. In the end, Donald Trump makes his final decision, live – who will be fired, and who will become the very first All-Star Celebrity Apprentice? Boardroom Advisors: Joan Rivers and Ivanka Trump. Special Guests include Gilbert Gottfried, Blue Man Group, Taylor Hicks, Wayne Newton, George Wallace, Teller, The Oak Ridge Boys, Tim Tebow, Billy Ray Cyrus, Wynonna Judd and Vinny Pastore. READ MORE...
When Donald Trump, Trace Adkins and Penn Jillette meet in the boardroom for Sunday's (May 19) finale of NBC's "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice," "Mr. Trump will have the most normal hair," says Adkins. On Sunday, the country music star and illusionist, who both have long hair, and Trump -- well, his coiffure is an original -- will meet in the boardroom to see who's fired. The two finalists chatted with Zap2it today and reflected on whether they would return for another round. READ MORE...
The actress tells THR why she wasn't upset about getting fired, making the final four and Donald Trump's obsession with her lips. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/EN455xTRP7A/story01.htm
The rapper talks to THR about being fired by Donald Trump before the last challenge of the season. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/sjFQXb2sth4/story01.htm
UPDATED: Donald Trump announced the news Sunday afternoon to his Twitter followers. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/mUAm1tRTVJo/story01.htm
The Celebrity Apprentice Season 6 (All Star) Episode 11 airs Sunday, May 12 on NBC (9-11p.m. ET). Episode Synopsis: The Celebrity Apprentice Season 6 (All Star) Episode 11 – Mr. Trump fires two contestants before the finalists are challenged to take on their biggest task yet. They must create a new flavor of Walgreens Delish brand premium ice cream, produce a promotional video, and raise money for a launch event featuring the new flavors. With six fired All-Stars returning to help them, the two finalists must rely on everything they’ve learned to win the ultimate prize – $250,000 for their charity and the title of All-Star Celebrity Apprentice. With time running out, one finalist can’t edit their video down to time, while the other finalist has trouble finding donors for the launch event. Boardroom Advisors: Joan Rivers and Ivanka Trump. READ MORE...
Enough of Gary Busey and his ridiculousness. It's time for the Celebrity Apprentice competition to really begin. http://www.tvguide.com/News/Celebrity-Apprentice-Final-Four-1065531.aspx?rss=breakingnews