Kiefer Sutherland’s ‘Designated Survivor’ May Get Saved by Netflix After ABC Cancellation

Last week brought dozens of cancellations by TV networks clearing the path for new shows hitting the air for the new 2018-2019 television season. Brooklyn Nine-Nine was lucky enough to be saved with a last minute renewal, and now one more has been given a new lease on life after being canceled. Designated Survivor is […]

Designated Survivor: ABC Boss Was Concerned About Show's 'Creative Path Forward,' Prompting Cancellation

The decision to cancel Designated Survivor was not purely ratings-driven, per ABC president Channing Dungey. During a conference call with reporters Tuesday, the exec cited the series’ anemic “live” ratings as only part of the Kiefer Sutherland drama’s woes. “Creatively, we’ve had a lot of behind-the-scenes churn on the show in terms of the number […]

Ratings: Designated Survivor, Empire Eye Lows; Code Black Returns Down

Designated Survivor this Wednesday drew 3.4 million total viewers and a 0.5 rating, ticking down on both counts and hitting a new demo low. Elsewhere on ABC, two Alex Inc. episodes did 3 mil/0.7 (at 8:30/7:30c) and then 2.5 mil/0.6 (giving Dez a markedly measlier lead-in). RELATEDMay Sweeps Preview: Get 110+ Spoilers, Exclusive Photos! Over […]

A Victorian survivor

WHEN the Foreign & Colonial Government Trust was launched in 1868, The Economist had its doubts. “The shape is very peculiar,” we worried, adding that “the exact idea upon which it starts has never been used before.” Some of the trust’s promises were “far too sanguine to ever be performed”. Nevertheless, we concluded that: “In our judgment, […]

The Story of Austin Hatch: Michigan Basketball Player and Two-Time Plane Crash Survivor

Hail to Michigan’s Conquering Hero: Austin Hatch, Basketball Star, Two-Time Plane Crash Survivor Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). […]

Laura Ingraham apologizes to Parkland shooting survivor after 3 advertisers pull commercials from her Fox News show — here’s how other companies are responding

AP Photo/Getty Images Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg organized a boycott campaign against companies that run ads on Laura Ingraham’s Fox News show after the host posted a tweet mocking Hogg. Wayfair is the latest company to publicly confirm that it will be pulling ads from the show. On Thursday, Ingraham apologized to Hogg on Twitter. Here’s how […]

Rejected by 4 colleges ‘and whines about it’: A Fox News host mocked a Parkland school shooting survivor — now he’s going after her advertisers

AP Photo/Getty Images Laura Ingraham, a Fox News opinion host, made what some have interpreted as a snide comment about David Hogg, a survivor of the Parkland school shooting. Ingraham tweeted a link to a news article about Hogg having received some college rejection letters. She tweeted the article’s headline, “David Hogg Rejected By Four […]