Thursday, October 30, 2008

Thursday News Bites

Obama Ruled the Night
Obama's 30 minute prime time infomercial special out performed the usual programming in the 8pm timeslot on all networks. Brian Stelter reports:

Ben Silverman of NBC on the Outs?

As per Deadline Hollywood Daily, NBC Program Executive Ben Silverman continues to sit on his bubble of doom. The Fall NBC schedule did not bring in the viewers, and is being considered a failure at the hands of Ben. Paul Teledy, head of BBC Worldwide America has apparently resigned from his post. The word is, NBC may poach him for the job Silverman is sitting on.

World Series Ratings
Fox reports that the 2008 World Series, which had reported the lowest numbers ever Games One through four, ruled the night for Game Five, the game clincher. It garnered the highest ratings ever for the autumn classic at 26.3 million viewers. So, people actually cared enough to watch the Rays and the Phillies.

The Beatles and MTV Strike a Deal
MTV and The Beatles Apple Corps. have come to an agreement that will allow the fab four's music to be used in the latest version of Rock Band.

"30 Rock" Feature in
Nice feature from Alessandra Stanley from on Tina Fey and "30 Rock".

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