Bill Simmons to Exit ESPN This Fall, After Contract Talks Fall Through
Bill Simmons’ almost 15-year run with ESPN will end this October, after the renowned analyst/columnist/podcaster failed to strike a new deal with the cable sports outlet. READ MORE
Ratings: NCAA Final Surges vs. 2014, The Following Slips, Night Shift Rises
CBS’ coverage of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship game averaged 22.6 million total viewers and a 7.2 rating from 9 to 11 pm, rising 27 and 20 percent from last year’s numbers.
Elsewhere READ MORE
Ratings: Blacklist and Vampire Diaries Tick Up, Scandal Slips vs. NCAA Hoops
NBC’s The Blacklist this Thursday drew 8.4 million total viewers and a 1.8 demo rating, rising 12 percent and a tenth week-to-week.
Leading out of that, The Slap READ MORE
What to Watch: Girl Meets Scandal, NCAA Tourney, Reign and More
On TV this Thursday: Lena Dunham drops a Scandal on Olivia Pope’s doorstep, Mystic Falls’ finest attempt a supernatural prison break, the Blacklist team goes after an enemy known all too well and March Madness revs up on CBS. READ MORE
Super Bowl XLIX: Grade Katy Perry's Firework-Filled Halftime Show!
Baby, you really are a firework.
Pop songstress Katy Perry filled her Super Bowl XLIX halftime show with color, pageantry, whimsy and a too-much-isn’t-enough sensibility that meshed well with one of the most hyped sporting events of the year. READ MORE & GRADE IT
Super Bowl XLIX: Reviewing the Best & Worst Commercials (Watch 'Em Here)
The time is night for the Super Bowl, where every year advertisers pony up big bucks (nowadays, north of $4 million per 30-second spot) to wave their wares in front of 100 million viewers.
Who drafted big stars to shill? Who went for laughs? READ MORE
Super Bowl XLIX: Idina Menzel Sings the National Anthem — How'd She Do?
Broadway star Idina Menzel sang the national anthem prior to kickoff at Super Bowl XLIX, her first large-scale performance since a much-critiqued appearance on Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.
So, Internet: How’d she do? READ MORE & GRADE IT
LOL Video: Jimmy Kimmel Live & Friends Take the Air Out of Deflategate
The wicked pissah kickoff to your Super Bowl weekend has arrived. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Badass Danny Trejo Joins Brady Bunch in Super Bowl Commercial — But Why?
Machete kills… Mike and Carol Brady?!
It nearly comes to that in a Super Bowl commercial debuting this Sunday that deposits Danny Trejo into the groovy living room READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Ratings: Galavant Fumbles vs. AFC Championship, Scorpion Ties High
With CBS’ coverage of the NFL’s AFC Championship Game averaging north of 34 million total viewers and a 11 demo rating from 7 to 10:30 pm, ABC’s Galavant READ MORE