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NFL PREGAME SHOWS TO BATTLE PRESIDENT OBAMA

September 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Sunday Night Football kicks off the season on NBC tonight on an odd note. First of all, it”s not airing on Sunday night; it’s airing on Thursday night. Also, the pregame show will not be airing on NBC, but it will be airing on five cable networks instead, USA Network, Syfy, Versus, G4 and NFL […]

ANOTHER MSNBC COMMENTATOR IS OUT

July 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

MSNBC has suspended yet another commentator. This time it’s Mark Halperin, an editor-at-large for Time magazine, who remarked during an interview on Joe Scarborough’s Morning Joe program Thursday that he thought President Obama “was kind of a dick” at his news conference on Wednesday when he discussed his deal with Republicans over the budget. Halperin […]

AMERICA’S GOT TALENT WINS WEDNESDAY BY DEFAULT

June 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

On a night that featured three heavyweight talent contests, NBC’s America’s Got Talent got help indirectly Wednesday from President Obama, whose speech on Afghanistan earlier in the evening split up his viewers on the major broadcast networks, thereby depressing ratings for NBC’s The Voice and Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance. Talent, which aired […]

CNN GOES TO COMMERCIAL DURING LIVE OBAMA ADDRESS

March 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

CNN appeared to be asleep at the wheel on Saturday when it failed to provide live audio coverage of President Obama’s statement in Brazil about the U.S.’s planned intervention in Libya. While Fox News and MSNBC aired it live, CNN was broadcasting a commercial and made no mention of it until after the president had […]

CBS BACK IN FIRST PLACE

November 10, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS returned to the top of the Nielsen ratings heap last week after striking out a week earlier against Fox’s World Series telecasts and a Glee “Rocky Horror Show” special. Fox fell to fourth place despite relatively strong numbers for Game 5 of the Series, edged out by NBC, whose only solid performance was exhibited […]

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