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NBC Shuts Down The Michael J. Fox Show Peacock’s third new Thursday night sitcom is a goner

NBC’s beleaguered Thursday prime-time lineup continues to give the network fits, and as of this evening, the night’s lone remaining new show has been pulled from the schedule. Effective immediately, The Michael…

February 5, 2014, 10:53 PM EST

Ad of the Day: United Airlines Shows Its Team USA Pride 'Athletes Aboard' to debut during Opening Ceremony

Now that the Super Bowl ad bonanza is (finally) over, it’s time we all take a well-deserved break from obsessively tracking TV spots created for major sporting events. Just kidding!…

February 5, 2014, 1:17 PM EST

Diversity PSA Misses the Mark by Saying Two-Man Luge Is 'a Little Gay' Juvenile humor simply plays up stereotypes

Prepping for a two-man luge race looks like two dudes humping, says a new PSA from a Canadian equal rights group protesting Russia's anti-gay laws ahead of the 2014 Winter…

February 5, 2014, 12:17 PM EST

MSNBC Builds Show Around Ronan Farrow Celebrity scion, activist’s 1 p.m. show launches Feb. 24

MSNBC on Monday announced its new daytime lineup, shifting Andrea Mitchell out of the 1 p.m. time slot in favor of newcomer Ronan Farrow. The son of Woody Allen and Mia Farrow…

January 27, 2014, 6:10 PM EST

Ex-Minnesota Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe Is Hoping for Some Boycotts in Sochi Will sponsors step up?

Chris Kluwe, former punter for the Minnesota Vikings, argues that American consumers and sports fans worldwide should boycott corporate sponsors of the upcoming Olympics because of Russian anti-LGBT laws. Kluwe…

January 26, 2014, 8:55 PM EST

NBCU Olympic Ad Revenue Is Snowballing Report sees Peacock booking more than $1 billion in Sochi sales

NBCUniversal forked over some $775 million for the media rights to the 2014 Sochi Olympics, but if history is any guide, the network is all but certain to recoup the…

January 23, 2014, 11:22 AM EST

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