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NFL Viewership Numbers Take Huge Hit in 2017

Much like 2016, NFL television viewership numbers went down again in 2017. Except this time, the viewership numbers dropped by a larger percentage than the previous year.

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Jodie Foster Reprises ‘Silence of the Lambs’ Role to Help Take Down Trump (Video)

Jodie Foster reprised her Oscar-winning role as FBI agent Clarice Starling from the 1991 horror film The Silence of the Lambs for a skit on Stephen Colbert’s Late Show Friday night, in which she attempts to get information on possible collusion between President Donald Trump and Russia from an imprisoned Hannibal Lecter, played by Colbert.

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Ratings for ‘Thursday Night Football’ Crash to Season Low

The NFL has struggled mightily this year to get people to watch their primetime games, as the ratings from the Week 15 edition of Thursday Night Football continue to come in, it’s clear that those struggles will continue until the end of the year.

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Dismal NFL Numbers Show a Sea of Ratings in the Red for 2017

Sports Media Watch has a great resource for the National Football League’s ratings since 2014 and a glance through the listings for this season through Week 13 offers a sea of red fields showing just how badly the league’s TV ratings have suffered this year.

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Jeremy Piven CBS Show Canceled Amid Sex Misconduct Allegations

CBS has ended Wisdom of the Crowd after its initial 13-episode order of the Jeremy Piven-starring crime drama. The network’s decision not to order additional episodes comes as Piven facing multiple accusations of sexual assault.

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Stephen Colbert Trolls President Trump in Twitter Spat with LaVar Ball

Stephen Colbert, host of The Late Show on CBS, rarely misses an opportunity to take a dig at President Trump. The comedian seems especially prone to taking those digs when it comes to the president’s tweets. During Monday night’s opening monologue, Colbert didn’t let that opportunity go to waste.

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‘Longmire’ Actress Accuses Jeremy Piven of ‘Predatory Behavior’ as He Resumes Work at CBS

Earlier this week, Emmy-winning actor Jeremy Piven “unequivocally” denied that he had in any way harassed or groped reality star Ariane Bellamar on two separate occasions. Apparently that denial was good enough for CBS. The Daily Mail reports that Piven was seen on the set of the CBS drama Wisdom of the Crowd Wednesday. Two more accusers have now come forward.

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NFL Broadcasters Ignore Anthem Protests as Ratings Crater

As the NFL’s 2017 season began, all the league’s broadcast partners were deeply interested in showing the national anthem in order to highlight the protests by millionaire players. But, as Week 6 hit and ratings had slipped to record lows, those same broadcasters began to end their attention on the protests to avoid angering millions of NFL fans.