Archive for December, 2003

Paris Hilton proves bigger TV draw than President Bush interview

NEW YORK (AP) — Paris Hilton was a bigger television draw than President Bush this week. So, for that matter, was Mark Harmon. ABC’s interview of the president by Diane Sawyer, telecast Tuesday, only two days after the capture of Saddam Hussein was announced, was seen by 11 million people, according to Nielsen Media Research. […]

Posted: December 18th, 2003
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‘The Simple Life’ gets solid ratings

The debut of “The Simple Life,” Fox’s reality show about Paris Hilton and pal Nicole Richie roughing it on a farm, drew a solid 13 million viewers Tuesday, according to Nielsen Media Research.The Hilton hotel heiress’ recent publicity from a sex video with a former boyfriend that appeared online may have helped. Her 8:30 p.m. […]

Posted: December 3rd, 2003
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Rich to Rural: Reality series shakes up Arkansas town

When Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie arrived in Arkansas’ wine country to tape their chic-to-sheep reality TV series, it was the biggest thing since German and Swiss immigrants planted vineyards in the 1880s. Now the folks of Altus, population 817, are setting VCRs and shuffling schedules to see how they’ll come across to the rest […]

Posted: December 1st, 2003
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Checking in with Paris Hilton

On a gray, gusty autumn afternoon in a city preparing for an incoming storm, Paris Hilton manages to steal even Mother Nature’s thunder. Months before snippets of her private sex video became public, the now-infamous Hilton hotels heiress arrives for lunch nearly three hours late. She’s here to promote her Fox reality series The Simple […]

Posted: December 1st, 2003
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