"Founded in 2003, Common Sense Media provides parents with an online rating system that suggests age-appropriate shows for children, highlighting those that underscore admirable character traits like courage, empathy and perseverance. Show More Summary
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It's a lot of so-so on Thursday night with six — six! — alternative efforts on the Big Four, as 'Boy Band' premieres to little fanfare. read more
Freddie Mac’s weekly survey of mortgage rates (PMMS) were released this morning showing rates remaining at near record lows. Last week, the 30 year fixed averaged 3.90 priced with a half point at “year-to-date lows amidst ongoing economic uncertainty”. The uncertainty in the markets are providing a great opportunity for those who can lock in a […]
Internet-based mortgage companies often offer the best mortgage rates, but who are you really working with? We show you how to find the best online mortgage lenders and discuss when it's worth getting your mortgage online versus working...Show More Summary
Compared to taxes on alcoholic beverages such as wine and beer, distilled spirits are taxed at much higher rates across the states, ostensibly to adjust for higher alcohol content. Today’s map shows how spirits excise taxes in your state compare. Data for this map comes from the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States. To […]
From the Hollywood Reporter: MSNBC, which has been soaring lately in both ratings and in advertising prices, is giving radio host Hugh Hewitt his own show, adding another conservative voice to a lineup that already includes Fox News poach Greta Van Susteren and former George W. Show More Summary
Stephen Colbert has delivered lots of good lines on the GOP’s effort to destroy Obamacare, but the joke he fired off Wednesday on “The Late Show” rates special mention. The host targeted Senate Republican negotiations to hammer out a healthcare bill that is expected to deprive millions of medical coverage. Show More Summary
More than 2,000 murders registered in May, a record high for any month since 1997, government statistics show.
Data shows 2,186 murders were committed in May, surpassing May 2011 record Crackdown on organised crime has consumed Mexico for more than a decade Mexico marked another murderous milestone in its conflict with organised crime as the monthly homicide rate hit its highest level in 20 years. Show More Summary
The message of gender in TV shows profoundly affects how kids view themselves later in life
(University of Colorado at Boulder) A new study by pain researchers from University of Colorado and University of Haifa found that when an empathetic partner holds a lover's hand, their heart rates and breathing rates sync and her pain subsides. Authors say such 'interpersonal synchronization' could play a role in the analgesic impacts of touch.
Yesterday, I received a promotional email from the new DoubleTree by Hilton New York Times Square West announcing a partnership with hit Broadway show Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. While I have never stayed at or visited the property...Show More Summary
Face the Nation finished No. 1 in total viewers. Meet the Press was No. 1 in the demo. Only Fox News Sunday posted year-over-year audience growth in the aforementioned categories.
The Federal Reserve's latest interest-rate increase has come despite evidence that inflation is actually moving further below the central bank's 2% target rather than toward it. One chart from Morgan Stanley offers some insight intoShow More Summary
If Mayweather and McGregor showed up in WWE, it would draw huge ratings
In the week of June 12-16, 2017, “The Tonight Show…
The National Cycling Participation Survey for 2017 was released this week, showing that the ACT leads the nation with higher participation rates than any other place in Australia. 103,000 Canberrans ride a bike every week, meaning that just over a quarter of us are getting out on our bikes regularly. In comparison, just 15.5% of […]
IHS Markit index shows UK households pessimistic about finances for 2017-208 UK household finances remain under intense pressure from rising living costs 58 percent of respondents expected higher interest rates in 12 months time Inflation...Show More Summary
The ratings for the apprentice in the White House are tanking faster than the ratings for “The Apprentice” on TV.