The Skinny: Either I'm starting to lose it, or my digital video recorder has stopped listening to me. It was supposed to record the
Daily Dose: Discovery Channel may have Shark Week, but the Sportsman Channel has "Aporkalypse." What's aporkalypse? Well, it is a show about hunting feral pigs starring Ted Nugent and it is as charming as it sounds. Here's a teaser for it. Who knows, with Fox Sports 1 and
How did they cover this story?
We wish him well. Brian Lewis, the top communications strategist at Fox News and a long time member of network CEO Roger Ailes' inner circle, was dismissed from the network in a cloud of controversy. The network and its parent company,
They made how much? It's time for TV Guide's annual jealousy issue, otherwise known as its star salary report. TV Guide looks at some of the biggest paychecks in news and entertainment. I used to have to do these types of stories when I worked at Entertainment Weekly, so I know what a pain in the you-know-what they are and how hard it is to get the numbers right. Anyway, according to TV Guide,
Is Google ready for some football?
Most of the NFL's television packages are locked up for the next several years. But one -- satellite broadcaster's
's Sunday Ticket, which offers subscribers access to every game -- is coming on the market soon. According to
, Google recently met with the NFL and the subject of Sunday Ticket came up. The idea would be that Google could stream the package to consumers over the Internet. Such a move has the potential to broaden the universe of Sunday Ticket, but it might also upset
, who tolerate the Sunday Ticket package because its potential audience is relatively small. Not that you asked, but my thoughts are someday this could happen, but we're not there yet and I predict DirecTV renews the package.
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