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Cable News Ratings, Monday December 27: The Five’s Substitute Hosts Draw Big Audience During Holiday Week

Cable news ratings are down across the board this week — traditionally one of the slowest in news — with one exception: Fox News show The Five, which drew a whopping 3.12 million total viewers and 406,000 in the demo. (NB: Because of the holiday weekend, Nielsen ratings are delayed, hence why Monday’s numbers are […]

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Tom Brady Says The NFL Threatened Him With A Fine Over Tablet Throw: ‘Imagine That’

The feud between Tom Brady and a Microsoft Surface remains ongoing. The Bucanners quarterback went viral when he threw his Microsoft Surface tablet in Tampa Bay’s Week 15 shutout loss to the New Orleans Saints, and now he’s hearing about it from the NFL. “I’ve thrown a few electronic things in my day, as recently […]

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Pat McAfee Responds To Backlash Over Latest Aaron Rodgers Interview: ‘There Was A Lot Of Sh*t Said About Me’

Former NFL punter Pat McAfee is not pleased with the amount of blowback he’s receiving for his latest interview with Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers joined McAfee earlier this week for his weekly appearance on SiriusXM’s The Pat McAfee Show and sounded off on the reluctance to promote alternative Covid treatments. “One of my issues, and I’ve brought […]

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Simpsons Writers Take Credit For Broadcasting Success of Peyton and Eli: ‘We Started The Mannings’ Comedy Career’

The Simpsons writers and producers Matt Selman and Brian Kelley want credit for helping launch Peyton and Eli Manning’s broadcasting careers. ESPN’s “The Manningcast” has drawn high praise and a large audience since launching earlier this year. The first five Manningcasts on ESPN2 averaged 1.59 million viewers. Before Peyton and Eli co-hosted the popular ESPN2 […]

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WATCH: Elon Musk Says He Will Land A Human On Mars in Five to Ten Years

SpaceX founder Elon Musk has set a five to 10-year window for landing a human being on Mars. “When do you think SpaceX will land a human being on Mars?” Lex Fridman asked Musk on the latest edition of the Lex Fridman Podcast. “Best case is about five years,” Musk replied. “Worst case is about ten […]

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LISTEN: Rep. Dan Crenshaw Says Anyone Who Opposes Endless Wars is a ‘Friggin’ Idiot’

Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) has zero patience for his fellow Americans who are against “endless wars.” “We’re the United States of America so we always have to be prepared for everything,” Crenshaw said while talking about foreign affairs on the latest edition of Hold These Truths with Dan Crenshaw podcast. “China just has to prepare for […]

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Tom Brady Applauds ‘Brave’ Reporter For ‘Awesome’ Bill Belichick Question That Went Viral

Tom Brady said  his goal for 2022  is to be more like the reporter who asked Patriots coach Bill Belichick what his New Year’s resolution was after a divisional loss. How do you ask this question with a straightface when the #Patriots just lost a huge divisional game? pic.twitter.com/FirdQr18HU — Will D. (@WAD1980) December 26, 2021 […]

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Michelle Beadle Slams LeBron James For Meme Comparing Covid To The Flu: ‘Stop Asking These Guys What They Think Of The World’

Former ESPN host Michelle Beadle took a page out of Laura Ingraham’s “shut up and dribble” book after LeBron James posted a meme comparing Covid to the flu. “That one pissed me off bad,” Beadle said, on the latest edition of What Did I Miss? podcast, about the Instagram post. “What is more ballsy than […]

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Cable News Ratings, December 23 & 24: Maddow Climbs in the Ratings, But Fox News Sweeps Friday in the Demo

On Thursday, heading into the Christmas holiday, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow had the fifth most-watched show on cable news. Maddow hosted her show both Thursday and Friday, while her competitors like Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham were replaced by guest hosts. Maddow, who usually trails both Ingraham and Hannity managed on Thursday to just top Ingraham […]

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Bill Simmons Obliterates Drew Brees’ TV Career with Vicious Assessment: ‘He’s a Corpse! It’s Really Rough’

The Ringer founder Bill Simmons thinks Drew Brees’ second career as a broadcaster for NBC is off to a rough start. Simmons brought up reports that Brees was asked to come out of retirement on the latest edition of The Bill Simmons Podcast. “Brees should have bragged about it on TV. It would have been […]

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