AS SHE watched everything she owned go up in flames Emily Thomas felt numb. The fire raged quickly through the Thames barge that she shared with her father, sister, two brothers and two cats, destroying all in its path.
‘Nothing more terrifying than hearing shooter reload from under your desk’ – Maryland paper survivor
A crime reporter who witnessed his colleagues being shot at an Annapolis, Maryland newspaper and then waited under his desk for the gunman to pick the next victim, posted a harrowing description of the attack on Twitter. Five people were killed and several others gravely injured at the offices of Capital Gazette in Annapolis on […]
On the final night of May Sweeps, CBS’ Survivor snuffed Season 36 in front of 7.4 million total viewers while scoring a 1.5 demo rating, atypically holding steady week-to-week while marking a series low for a finale. Versus its previous two season finales, Survivor was down 14 percent in audience and 21 percent in the […]
This week on Designated Survivor, in its Season 2 and, at very least, ABC series finale, Tom Kirkman’s administration stepped in it yet again, casting even more doubt on the future of his presidency. But as the series cut to black, was change in the air? RELATED
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 […]
Ryan Straschnitzki suffered a severe spinal injury in the crash of the Humboldt Broncos team bus. His doctors talk about what happened to the teen hockey star in the crash, and the issues this kind of injury poses as he heals.
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 […]
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, […]
A woman who sustained a concussion in Yellowknife last year is using her story to advocate for improvements to the territory’s healthcare system.