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NBC Wins Tuesday in Adults 18-49 With 'The Voice' and 'Chicago Fire'

Versus last week’s preliminary fast-affiliate rating, “The Voice” is up +4% in 18-49 (2.5 vs. 2.4) and up +6% in total viewers (10.987 million vs. 10.391

FNC’s ‘Legends & Lies: The Real West’ Picks Up Viewers in Week 2

Fox News Channel’s Legends & Lies: The Real West picked up steam in Week 2. In fact, it was the most-watched show on cable news Sunday. The debut of CNN’s Weed 3 was the most-watched in the A25-54 demo. The show, executive produced by...Show More Summary

Well-Known NASCAR Announcer Dead at 56

A veteran NASCAR broadcaster whose career included stints with CBS, Fox Sports Net and TNN has died. Variety reports that Steve Byrnes died Tuesday of complications from cancer. He was 56. “Byrnes’ NASCAR career began in 1985 when he became...

WLS Catches Stray Drone Outside Its Offices

WLS investigative reporter Chuck Goudie tweeted a shot of a downed drone that had possibly been hovering around the Chicago ABC owned station offices Monday. He also posted the pics to his facebook page. NEWS SPIES? Drone snared in pigeon wire outside @ABC7Chicago #ITeam office. Show More Summary

Aereo Settles Up With Broadcasters — It’s Pocket Change Compared With What They Were Seeking

Aereo will make a sizable payout to ABC, Fox, CBS and other broadcasters to settle a copyright infringement lawsuit brought by the broadcasters. reports that the tech startup, which has been shut down, agreed to pay out $950,000 to...

Here’s the ‘Thursday Night Football’ Schedule on CBS and NFL Network

CBS and NFL Network have rolled out the “Thursday Night Football” TV schedule for the 2015 NFL season, with CBS airing the games in September and October before NFL Network takes over for November and most of December. One December....

Sen. Franken: Comcast-Time Warner Merger ‘Not in the Public Interest’

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken joined CBS This Morning from Capitol Hill to explain to Charlie Rose why he opposes the planned deal between Comcast and Time Warner Cable. Franken, who is fighting the takeover, explained to Rose that the deal...Show More Summary

Will Leno and Letterman Finally Get Closure?

The long-running feud between late-night icons David Letterman and Jay Leno may be about to get some resolution: an “event television” moment that, while it’s still just speculation, apparently could come to fruition. CNN reports that an appearance by Leno...

Ann Notarangelo Leaving KPIX

Ann Notarangelo, the longtime weekend anchor and reporter at San Francisco CBS O&O KPIX, is leaving the station. Notarangelo, who joined KPIX in 2001, announced her departure on Facebook yesterday: For the last 14 years, I’ve had the...Show More Summary

Netflix Brings Back Superhero Series

Netflix has confirmed that it has renewed a superhero series for a second season. The streaming service will bring back Marvel’s “Daredevil” in 2016, reports. Doug Petrie and Marco Ramirez will be the showrunners for season two. Created by...

Battle of the Bundle: Broadcast Nets Line Up Against Verizon

Battle lines are forming in a high-stakes dispute over the TV bundle. Two major broadcast networks have aligned with Disney’s ESPN in protesting Verizon’s new FiOS offering, which threatens to break up the bundle. The Washington Post reports that Fox...

NBC Announces 2015 ‘Sunday Night Football’ Slate — Here’s the Full Schedule

NBC has taken the wraps off its lineup of “Sunday Night Football” NFL games, with the season kicking off on the network Thursday, Sept. 10. That night’s “NFL Kickoff 2015? lineup will feature the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots,...

ESPN Releases ‘Monday Night Football’ Schedule for 2015 NFL Season — We Have the Full Lineup

ESPN has released the full schedule for preseason and regular-season “Monday Night Football” NFL games for 2015, featuring a renewal of the Redskins-Cowboys rivalry (Dec. 7), a rematch of the two teams that met in the first Super Bowl in...

Sioux Falls Meteorologist to Testify Before Senate Committee

KELO chief meteorologist Jay Trobec is set to testify before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation today. The Rapid City Journal reports Trobec is testifying at a hearing called “Weathering the Storm: How Can We Better...Show More Summary

WRC’s Jim Vance Leaving 11PM Anchor Spot

Jim Vance, the veteran evening anchor at Washington NBC-owned station WRC, is stepping down from his 11 p.m. anchor gig. According to the Washington Post, Vance will remain at the station through 2017, and will continue to co-anchor the 6 p.m. Show More Summary

2015 NBC ‘Sunday Night Football’ Schedule Announced — 21-Game Slate Features 19 Prime-Time Regular-Season Games and 2 Postseason Games

Press release from NBC Sports, April 21, 2015: America’s No. 1 primetime television show gets “Back to Football” as NBC broadcasts 19 NFL games during the 2015 regular season, featuring: Tom Brady and the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots...

ESPN’s 2015 ‘Monday Night Football’ Schedule — Eagles vs. Falcons and Vikings vs. 49ers in Season-Opening NFC Doubleheader on Sept. 14

Press release from ESPN, April 21, 2015: MNF Highlights: • Appearances by both Super Bowl teams – Seattle Seahawks vs. Lions (Oct. 5), and New England Patriots vs. Bills (Nov. 23). • Seven teams have two appearances each – Baltimore...

This Would Have Been Worth Seeing! Major Producer Tried to Interest Angelina Jolie and Tom Cruise to Play Ma and Pa Ingalls in a Silver Screen Version of the Book and TV Classic ‘Little House on the Prairie’

How about a big screen theatrical version of the beloved family drama “Little House on the Prairie?” “Super producer Scott Rudin was super passionate about the project last summer and suggested megastars Angelina Jolie and Tom Cruise for the iconic...

Ben Affleck Apologizes for Pressuring PBS Documentary Series Not To Mention That His Ancestors Owned Slaves

“Ben Affleck has apologized for trying to block a PBS documentary from revealing that he had a slave-owning ancestor, admitting that he felt ‘embarrassed,’” reports Digital Spy. Affleck made the apology Tuesday, April 21, 2015, on his Facebook page. The...

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