Overpowered TV ratings tabulator Nielsen admitted to fucking up months and months of ratings last week and told broadcast networks that they would re-crunch the numbers. In those updated numbers, CNN reliable source Brian Stelter reports, ABC World New Tonight's hard-fought ratings victory over NBC Nightly News and Brian Williams' jawline wasn't a win after all.
NBC, the former king of comedy who will now do something (anything) for a hit, needs your help to create its next huge hit/spectacular failure! The network is crowdsourcing its next few projects with a new Comedy Playground initiative, which means that you could totally be a part of the next 30 Rock. Or, more likely, the next Sean Saves the World.
Jimmy Fallon will take over as host of The Tonight Show Monday night, but we should always remember that in 1998, he was just a young 24-year-old trying out for Saturday Night Live and making Lorne Michaels laugh with his Adam Sandler impersonations.
[Community returns to NBC for its fifth season Thursday night with Dan Harmon back in charge. With high hopes that the new season will be draw more of an audience than the embarrassing season four, NBC's website excitedly invited everyone this morning to join the "Greenville" gang for the premiere. Too bad it's the Greendale gang. h/t Huffington Post]