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The Bible Producers: Satan/Obama Comparison Is 'Total Nonsense, a Foolish Distraction'

Bible Satan Obama Controversy

The producers of History’s The Bible are smiting the controversy that erupted after this Sunday’s episode of the scripted series drew comparisons between its Satan character and United States president Barack Obama. READ MORE

Report: Beyoncé Lip-Synced National Anthem at Inauguration: Is the Moment Tarnished?

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What’s noisier than bombs bursting in air? The news that Beyoncé Knowles lip-synced her epic performance of the National Anthem at President Obama’s inauguration in Washington, D.C. on Monday. READ MORE & TAKE POLL

Ratings: Election Night Slightly Below 2008; CNN Edges Out Fox News, NBC Tops Networks

Obama Re-Elected President

The major broadcast networks’ coverage of Election Night on Tuesday amassed 37.1 million total viewers, putting the audience just a flag in the hair below the night that Barack Obama was first elected President of the United States (when 38 million people tuned in).

NBC and its purty ice-rink map led the Big 4 with …READ MORE

Election Night: The Good, the Bad and the… What Was Up With Diane Sawyer?!

What were your picks for Best and Worst Moments from coverage of Election Night 2012? Sound off in the comments!

The endless campaigning is over, and Barack Obama has defeated Republican challenger Mitt Romney to win a second term as President of the United States. Of course, the frenzied reporting Tuesday night of exit poll numbers, voting tallies and demographic trends shone a glaring spotlight on the stars of CNN, MSNBC, Fox News Channel, and the news divisions of CBS, ABC, NBC and Fox. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS

Ratings: Dixie Rises, Emily Owens Is No Ringer

Emily Owens MD

Emily Owens, M.D. on Tuesday night made her debut to 1.7 million total viewers while scoring a 0.5 demo rating, opposite coverage of the second presidential debate and the American League Championship Series Game 3 (I DON’T WANT TO TALK ABOUT IT).

Those tallies are 40 and 50 percent below Ringer‘s year-ago debut in the time slot, and yet… READ MORE

Ratings: While Obama's Numbers Hold Up, Idol Repeat Leads Fox to Demo Win


President Obama’s third State of the Union Address averaged 25.5 million total viewers across ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox on Tuesday night, based on preliminary overnight numbers. Looking at strictly the broadcast numbers available thus far, that puts it on par with POTUS’ year-ago speech to the nation.

Among other Tuesday fare, an NCIS repeat drew the most … READ MORE