| Jan 20, 2015
| 8:08 AM
As if he doesn't have enough pressure as an Oscar nominee, J.K. Simmons will take on being host of "Saturday Night Live."
He will do the honors Jan. 31, the night before the Super Bowl on NBC.
The musical guest will be D'Angelo, who will appear with...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 8:14 PM
Are we supposed to cry so often at the Super Bowl ads?
The serious commercials were generally far more memorable than the funny ones this year (although Snickers was a notable exception). Many advertisers saw inspiration and tears as the way to go...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 10:40 AM
UPDATED: The Super Bowl is the most-watched telecast each year, and "Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials" was the most-watched telecast Monday.
The CBS broadcast averaged 10.8 million. CBS said the annual special had its most-watched edition since 2010...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 5:23 AM
The network presenting the Super Bowl interviews the president each year, and NBC will send in Savannah Guthrie of "Today" to do the honors this Sunday.
Guthrie talks to President Barack Obama in a live interview at the White House. Their chat will...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:11 AM
The February sweeps start Thursday, and you've probably noticed the increased promotion for special reports (starting Thursday) by local stations.
The sweeps are usually about broadcast networks presenting big events to bolster their stations and...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 2:19 PM
You'll be seeing Super Bowl previews through the weekend. Here are three to keep in mind:
***NBC Sports offers "Super Bowl Zone" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday on WESH-Channel 2. The half-hour program will be co-hosted by Carolyn Manno (who grew up in Central...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 11:02 AM
We're hoping for a dramatic Super Bowl on Sunday. But we've got a good idea what the most dramatic ad will be.
The topic: domestic violence. The sponsor: The NFL.
NoMore.org, an advocacy group, has delivered for the league a powerful spot in which a...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:47 AM
The year's most-watched telecast tops a weekend filled with comedy from Mel Brooks, Key & Peele, Jimmy Fallon and "Saturday Night Live."
The Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks starts at 6:30 p.m. Sunday on NBC. That...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 10:58 AM
Unless you are the New England Patriots, who are deservedly basking in the glory of their Super Bowl XLIX victory last night over the Seattle Seahawks, it's never too early to look ahead to the 2015 season.
Bovada has already published the odds for next...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 7:33 AM
February brought very good news to WFTV-Channel 9. The ABC affiliate continued to lead in most news time slots and surpassed Fox-owned WOFL-Channel 35 at 10 p.m.
NBC affiliate WESH-Channel 2 had the most-seen prime-time lineup, thanks to the Super...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:11 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has long been a fan of trick plays.
Some of them are even legal.
But he won't be alone in next week's Super Bowl: Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll also went deep in his playbook to...