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Chelsea Handler Inks 3-year Deal March 24, 2009 1:02 am

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chelseahandler-032409Chelsea Handler, host of the E! Entertainment latenight show Chelsea Lately, has inked a new 3-year deal with parent company Comcast Entertainment Group that will keep her at the network for at least the next three years.

The deal, said to be worth as much as eight figures, means that Handler will continue as the host and executive producer of the latenight show through 2012.

Source: Variety

Chelsea Lately Renewed Through 2009 October 28, 2008 11:13 pm

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Chelsea Lately, the late-night talk show on E!, has been renewed by the network through 2009.  Hosted by Chelsea Handler, the show has done very well for E!, averaging around 600,000 viewers in its nightly 11:30 p.m. time slot.  That performance has boosted the network by 21 percent in the third quarter versus the comparable year-ago period.

“Chelsea Lately is a breakout hit that has significantly grown our late night audience,” said Lisa Berger, E!’s executive vp of original programming and series development. “Our viewers are enamored with Chelsea’s unique comedic approach and hilarious commentary on the world of entertainment. She is truly one of Hollywood’s fastest rising stars and we look forward to having the show on our air through 2009 and many years to come.”

Source: MediaWeek

E! Sets Premiere for New Pamela Anderson Reality Series, Renews ‘Kardashians” July 18, 2008 4:08 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in E!, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, News, Pam: Girl on the Loose, Renewals, Television.
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E! has announced that their new reality series starring Pamela Anderson, Pam: Girl on the Loose, will makes its premiere Sunday, August 3rd at 10pm.  THe network promises the show will provide a “truly personal and in-depth glimpse” into Anderson’s life.

The network also announced that they’ve renewed their hit reality series Keeping Up with the Kardashians, which will premiere its third season next year.

‘Kardashians’ Renewed for Another Season November 14, 2007 12:15 am

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E! has picked up a second season of the reality series Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

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Season/Series Premieres/Finales and Specials for Sunday, September 30, 2007 September 30, 2007 8:17 pm

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Here are the list of season/series premiere(s)/finale(s) as well as special(s) that will be airing this evening.

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E! Acquires “Knocked Up”, “Evan Almighty” And More August 30, 2007 11:28 pm

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E! has acquired the broadcast rights to several Universal movie properties, including Knocked Up and Evan Almighty.

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E! Renews “Chelsea Lately” August 24, 2007 1:06 am

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With an average audience of just under 450,000 viewers, Chelsea Lately has been renewed by the cable TV station E!.

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Rivers Mother/Daughter Team Out, Rinna In at TV Guide April 18, 2007 5:45 pm

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TV Guide has singed actress Lisa Rinna to be the sole host of red-carpet events for the network, choosing to let go of Joan and Melissa Rivers.

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