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August 31, 2006

Super Bowl Poll: No Clear Favorite

In the NFL’s world of parity, it’s hard to establish dominance. That reality is reflected in the first Rasmussen Reports Super Bowl poll of the 2006-2007 football season.

August 30, 2006

Subway Series On Deck for October

American baseball fans won’t be surprised if there is a subway series between the New York Yankees and New York Mets this year.

August 29, 2006

26% of Baseball Fans Think Yankees will Win 2006 World Series

American baseball fans think the New York Yankees are most likely to win the 2006 World Series but the Detroit Tigers have more people pulling for them.

August 28, 2006

Emmy Update: TV Fans' Picks Grey's Anatomy & House Squashed at Emmys

The Emmy winners have officially been announced. With Conan O’Brien as host, Sunday ’s award ceremony brought bouts of laughter and some Emmy surprises. Unfortunately for TV fans, most of their picks weren’t the winners.

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August 26, 2006

And the Emmy Award Goes to…

This year’s Emmy actor and actress nominations spurred some surprising choices. Several actors were nominated for the first time, like Christopher Meloni ( Law & Order: SVU ), Denis Leary ( Rescue Me) , Peter Krause ( Six Feet Under ), Kevin James ( King of Queens ) and Charlie Sheen ( Two and a Half Men ). In the best actress in a drama category, Kyra Sedgwick ( The Closer ), Francis Conroy ( Six Feet Under ) and Geena Davis ( Commander in Chief ) also picked up their first nomination.

August 26, 2006

And the Emmy Award Goes to…

This year’s Emmy actor and actress nominations spurred some surprising choices. Several actors were nominated for the first time, like Christopher Meloni ( Law & Order: SVU ), Denis Leary ( Rescue Me) , Peter Krause ( Six Feet Under ), Kevin James ( King of Queens ) and Charlie Sheen ( Two and a Half Men ).

August 25, 2006

The Emmy Awards: Fans Choose Grey’s Anatomy and House

The decision of the judges will be heard on Sunday night, but TV fans think that Two and a Half Men should win the award for Best Comedy at the ceremony. Thirty-two percent (32%) of fans surveyed picked the CBS comedy starring Charlie Sheen and Pretty in Pink actor Jon Cryer.

August 25, 2006

O'Brien To Host 2006 Emmy Awards

For the past 57 years, the Emmy Awards have entertained audiences with a wide range of talented individuals—from hosts like Ellen DeGeneres and Dennis Miller to award winners such as Kelsey Grammer and Jennifer Aniston.

August 23, 2006

Day of Thunder between Cruise and Paramount

Paramount Pictures will no longer be showing Tom Cruise any more money. The feature film organization and the Jerry Maguire star are officially separating in an unamicable split that the studio says is a result of Cruise’s off-screen behavior.

August 14, 2006

School Days are Here Again

Parents of the world rejoice! It’s that time of year again. Time to set the alarm clocks, load up the backpacks and lunchboxes, and lay out the new clothes, all in anticipation for the sigh of relief that only the sight of a school bus’ tail lights can bring. It’s back to school time!

August 7, 2006

Mel Gibson: 52% Say His Apologies Sincere

The conduct of actor-producer Mel Gibson during a recent arrest for drunk driving—including his utterance of anti-Semitic remarks, noted in a police report—is a world-wide story that has been heavily publicized.

August 2, 2006

"World Trade Center" Coming to Big Screens

On August 9, Paramount studios will release “World Trade Center,” the true story of two New York City Port Authority police officers trapped in the rubble of the twin towers and the efforts to rescue them.

July 31, 2006

Aniston, Pitt & Vaughn Have All the Right Moves

Meet the celebrities: Jennifer Aniston, Tom Cruise, Paris Hilton, Brad Pitt and Vince Vaughn.

July 26, 2006

General Motors Still a Giant?

Discussions about a possible alliance among General Motors (GM), Nissan and Renault have ignited sparks among union leaders and elected officials in Michigan and cast a renewed focus on the state of America’s auto industry.

July 19, 2006

Vanishing Vacations

Whether you choose to catch some waves in Waikiki, cruise the Caribbean, swoosh down the slopes in Aspen, or simply catch up on the latest bestsellers next to the pool, a vacation can be the stuff dreams are made of—a needed escape from the daily grind of the real world.

July 19, 2006

53% of Churchgoers Say Attendance is Growing

Fifty-three percent (53%) of American churchgoers say that attendance at their Church is growing. A Rasmussen Reports survey found that 11% say attendance is declining while 33% see little change.

July 19, 2006

Home and Office - Workers Want It All

While only 23 percent of U.S. employees work from home or are given that option, most of the work force (59 percent) believes that telecommuting at least part-time is the ideal work situation.

July 13, 2006

Ms. Jolie Viewed Favorably By 46%

She’s an Oscar winning actress, philanthropist and a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations. But how did Angelina Jolie fare in a recent Rasmussen Reports survey?

July 4, 2006

39% Say George Washington Greatest Founding Father

Thirty-nine percent (39%) of Americans say that George Washington is the greatest of the nation’s Founding Fathers. A Rasmussen Reports survey of 1,000 adults found that 26% named Thomas Jefferson as the greatest of the Founders while 21% preferred Benjamin Franklin.

July 4, 2006

Happy Fourth of July

Two-thirds of Americans (69%) are likely to watch fireworks over the Fourth of July weekend. A Rasmussen Reports survey also found that 59% will enjoy a cook-out, 31% will sing patriotic songs, and 15% will participate in or watch a parade.