Ratings: CBS’ March Madness Coverage Tops Friday, SmackDown Slips

RELATED STORIES In the latest TV ratings, CBS’ primetime coverage of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament opening day — including No. 11-seeded Syracuse’s besting of No. 6 San Diego State — averaged 3.4 million total viewers and a 0.8 demo rating, a far cry from what the comparable night drew two years and one pandemic-related […]

Countryfile viewers blast BBC for MORE negative Brexit coverage ‘What a surprise’

Ellie Harrison was joined by Tom Heap and Adam Henson for the latest instalment of Countryfile but viewers weren’t impressed with one of the BBC show’s segments. Tom investigated whether the government’s new green subsidy scheme can deliver for farmers in the absence of EU subsidies after Brexit. However, Countryfile viewers took to Twitter to slam the […]

Rachel Maddow to Miss Election Coverage, Will Quarantine After Close Contact Tests Positive for COVID-19

RELATED STORIES One of MSNBC’s biggest stars is being forced to sit out the cable news network’s continuing election coverage. Rachel Maddow will be off the air indefinitely and in quarantine at home after a close contact tested positive for the coronavirus, the host announced on Friday. “I’ve tested negative thus far, but will be […]

‘Election Night 2’ Coverage: What’s Preempted on Wednesday Night?

RELATED STORIES NBC’s American Ninja Warrior finalists will have to “hang in there” a bit longer now that  Wednesday’s Season 12 finale has been bumped by Night 2 of presidential election results coverage. ANW‘s two-hour finale will now air this Friday at 8/7c. CBS’ double-episode leg of The Amazing Race, as well as both Fox’s […]

Caroline Flack: Dan Wootton slams ‘despicable’ coverage of presenter’s death

Andy replied to Dan: “Since we spoke on Saturday, since I put that Instagram post and we found out about Caroline’s passing, I think the narrative of this whole situation has changed so much, Dan, and it has so many levels. “Like when I said I was coming here today, people started attacking me for […]

BAFTAs 2020: Viewers ‘switch off’ moments into coverage after they slam Graham Norton

BAFTAs is one of the most prestigious events in the award season calendar and fans of the big screen tune in on the BBC to watch the pre-recorded ceremony each year. This year, the ceremony was hosted by chat show host and comedian Graham Norton, 56, who got the show off to a light-hearted start […]

BBC News: ‘Out of order’ Viewers slam BBC reporter for ‘distasteful’ Thomas Cook coverage

The UK Civil Aviation Authority announced earlier today that Thomas Cook had “ceased trading with immediate effect”. It comes after last-minute negotiations to save the holiday firm failed, putting 22,000 jobs at risk. BBC Breakfast had reporter Gavin Lee at Palma Airport in Mallorca reporting live on the situation to Charlie Stayt and Louise Minchin […]

CBS Super Bowl coverage features augmented reality and 8K

CBS has big, high-tech plans for its Super Bowl LIII coverage this February. To start with, it’s using 14 cameras, including aerial systems, to create live virtual graphic elements designed to blend into the background. The network promises to show you those AR graphics up close and from various angles — even if you’re just […]

Ratings: The Gifted, Lethal Weapon Rise Opposite NBC-Led Election Coverage

Regularly scheduled fresh Fox fare saw a slight uptick this Tuesday night, perhaps as people sought solace from Midterms Election coverage. The Gifted delivered 2.4 million total viewers and a 0.6 demo rating, up 20 percent and a tenth from last week. Lethal Weapon (3.2 million/0./7) similarly rose 19 percent and a tenth. Among the […]

Trump compares media coverage of the package-bomb scare to the 2015 Charleston church shooting

President Donald Trump again bemoaned what he perceives as unfair treatment from the news media on Monday night, nearly a week after the attempted mail-bombings that targeted his political critics and Democratic leaders. Trump compared his treatment to that of President Barack Obama, following a racially motivated 2015 shooting at a predominately black church in Charleston, […]