These Are the 100 Most-Watched TV Shows of the 2017-18 Season: Winners and Losers

If there was a recurring theme during the recent broadcast network upfronts, it was this: Ratings must die. “We are in a new era of media and it’s time to retire the Nielsen television metric,” Turner president David Levy said. “While it undoubtedly served its purpose, it no longer fully captures how to successfully measure an audience in today’s landscape.” Of course, complaining about Nielsen and traditional ratings is nothing new. And these days, virtually every outlet has embraced its own version of multi-platform program measurement — including TV, DVR, VOD and streaming viewership. Levy pointed to audience targeting and other methods as better ways of selling their wares. At… Read More

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BottleRock 2018 highlight: Watch The Struts cover Bruce Springsteen

Could we already have heard best cover song of BottleRock 2018? The Struts absolutely wowed the crowd early on Day 1 of BottleRock Napa Valley by pulling out a Springsteen song. Yes, we said Springsteen. As in Bruce, aka The Boss. The great glam-metal act, which comes across as a cross between Queen, Aerosmith and Poison, is known for its dynamite covers (check out their take of Lourde’s “Royals” some tikme). Today, May 25, they covered Springsteen’s “Dancing in the Dark. They even pulled someone out of crowd to dance on-stage, a la Courteney Cox. Take a look: Best @springsteen cover I have heard in a long time. @TheStruts @BottleRockNapa… Read More

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Katharine McPhee Is Stylish in Summery Bra Top With Matching Pants & Pointy Pumps at Broadway.com Awards

Katharine McPhee was honored for her debut Broadway role in the Sara Bareilles musical “Waitress” yesterday at the Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards in New York City. For the special occasion, not only did she show off a new blunt bob with bangs, but her Zimmermann resort ’18 ensemble stood out, too. The 34-year-old, who was accompanied by her record producer boyfriend, David Foster, chose a summery striped, ruffled two-piece set featuring a bra top baring a good deal of midriff and high-waisted palazzo-style trousers from the luxe Australian brand. Katharine McPhee wearing Zimmerman resort ’18. CREDIT: Rex Shutterstock The “American Idol” runner-up accessorized the look, which was seen on the… Read More

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