Archive for the ‘Entertainment’ Category

Raiders QB Derek Carr not really getting into music business (thank goodness)

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Derek Carr is apparently starting a music career. The number of professional athletes who have also experienced success in the music industry is very small. Carr tweeted out a short teaser video to go along with a new site

Let’s guess Aaron Rodgers’ favorite ‘Game of Thrones’ character

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Aaron Rodgers is giving four free tickets to the Green Bay Packers’ preseason opener against the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday night. But to win the tickets, Packers fans have a riddle to solve. Rodgers posted the challenge on Instagram. First, Packers fans have to know which restaurant in the Green Bay area is Rodgers’ favorite. Then, they have to guess the quarterback’s favorite character on HBO’s Game of Thrones. A post shared by Aaron Rodgers (@aaronrodgers12) on Aug 10, 2017 at 10:02am PDT For those who haven’t watched Game of Thrones, this isn’t an easy question. It’s not a sitcom like Friends with six main characters and then minor ones that only the hardcore fans would know. Characters

‘The Carmichael Show’ Finale Ratings Steady, ‘Diana’ Docu Starts Solid

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

It was partially a primetime of goodbyes and remembrance last night as The Carmichael Show came to an end after three seasons and the life of Diana, Princess of Wales was examined as the 20th anniversary of her death nears. In the first of a two-night documentary event on ABC, The Story of Diana, Part 1 (1.0/4) certainly delivered for the Disney-owned net with the second best rating of the night for an original. With a jump of over a million viewers in its second hour, once an America’s Got Talent (1.4/6) recap show was out of the way over on NBC, the Diana docu’s grand total audience of 6.1 million was the best non-sports summer programming ABC has had in the 8 – 10 PM slot since June 6, 2009.

‘Game of Thrones:’ NFL Star Aaron Rodgers Is a Fan of the ‘Three Heads of the Dragon’ Theory

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Rodgers is a big fan of HBO’s successful fantasy series, and subscribes to a popular fan theory that Daenerys (Emilia Clarke), Jon Snow (Kit Harington) and Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinkleage) are all related. “I think that Jon Snow, Daenerys, and the Hand of the Queen [Tyrion Lannister] — I think they are all related. Three dragons, three riders, three siblings,” Rodgers told The Ringer‘s Kevin Clark.

Why Peter Kraus, Rico Gathers and Nova Clarke Are TV’s Social Media MVPs of the Week

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

The Wrap has partnered with Canvs, the emotion analytics company, for a weekly look at some of the characters and personalities that have TV viewers the most worked up on social media. The data below covers Aug. 2-8 and is drawn from the most emotionally

Purple Reign Show: Ravens vs. Redskins Preseason Preview, featuring Nora Princiotti

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

This week, Phil Gentile speaks with Redskins beat writer, Nora Princiotti, over the upcoming preseason week one contest. Later, Phil speaks with Purple Reign College Football Analyst, Kevin Carroll, previewing the upcoming college football season. 1:00 — Greetings and overview of Ravens camp 8:00 — Nora Princiotti, Preseason Breakdown 34:30 — Whitey’s Liquors beer breakdown 42:40 — Kevin Carroll, College breakdown Support the Podcast with follows, subscriptions, ratings. All this content deserves a quick five stars. How to support: Subscribe & Rate— Purple Reign Show iTunes Subscribe and Like — Baltimore Beatdown SoundCloud Like — Purple Reign Show Facebook Like — Baltimore Beatdown Facebook

49ers to unveil their own version of Hard Knocks

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

Hard Knocks, the annual NFL-HBO partnership chronicling one team’s training camp, kicks off its new season on Tuesday night. But the Buccaneers aren’t the only team giving fans an inside look at their operation. The 49ers have announced that they’re

Review: Randy Newman Makes Irony Great Again on ‘Dark Matter’

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Randy Newman is so busy as a film composer (most recently with Cars 3) that we get new albums from him only about once a decade. But the guy's got pretty good timing: Just as 2008's excellent Harps

Ratings: NBC Spikes ‘Big Brother’ With Hall of Fame NFL Game

Friday, August 4th, 2017

You had your fun, “Big Brother,” but now NFL games are back. Or at least, the preseason ones are. Thursday’s Hall of Fame Game on NBC crushed its broadcast competition, as the Dallas Cowboys edged the Arizona Cardinals 20-18. CBS finished in a very clear

Postcard from Camp, Day Six: A painful session

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

* Brady incomplete to Edelman. Butler right there in coverage to help break it up. * Brady complete to Edelman on an over route. * Brady incomplete to Cooks. Ball was overthrown. Hard to do... * Brady complete to Dwayne Allen. * Garoppolo complete. * Garoppolo complete. * Garoppolo complete to Foster. * Garoppolo complete to Cotton. * Brissett complete to Washington. Well-placed, just out of Moore's reach. * Brady complete to Cooks over the middle. * Brady incomplete for Allen. Jonathan Jones broke it up. * Brady incomplete for Cooks. * Garoppolo complete to Hogan deep down the sideline with Rowe in coverage. * Garoppolo incomplete for Carr. Would've been sacked by Rivers, who was working on