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Daily Archives : Jun 5, 2015

Game 1 of NBA Finals Sets Record for ABC — Here Are the Numbers

ABC announced that overnight numbers for Game 1 of the NBA Finals, in which the Golden State Warriors rallied to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in overtime, set a network record. The game’s 12.9 overnight rating, based on Nielsen data, made…

Facebook Launches ‘Lite’ Version

“Facebook rolled out a new version of the social network that will work well across all network conditions — including those with poor connectivity,” USA Today reports. The launch of the new app for Android devices, Facebook Lite, includes the…

A Look Back at the Sound of Jon Stewart’s ‘Daily Show’ Career

A “Daily Show” contributor resurfaced to present a retrospective tribute to outgoing host Jon Stewart, focusing on one of Stewart’s trademarks: his goofy noises. John Hodgman, who is still listed as a contributor but whose appearances on the show have…

Duggar Interview on Fox News’ Megyn Kelly Show Is Ratings Winner. Plus There is a Follow-up Interview

“More than 3 million people tuned in to see Megyn Kelly’s exclusive interview with the Duggar parents on Fox News Channel’s ‘The Kelly File’ [on Wednesday night] – the primetime show’s biggest audience of the year,” reports our good friend…

If You Are a Movie Lover, Starting Today It’s Christmas in June. A Love Letter to Lawrence Tierney, Ann Sheridan, Claire Trevor, and All of Those In Front of the Camera and Behind It Who Put the Noir in Film

The late, great movie critic Roger Ebert once wrote that film noir is “the most American film genre, because no society could have created a world so filled with doom, fate, fear and betrayal, unless it were essentially naive and…