Connect with us

News

NBA Finals Exceeding Expectations with Surprising Ratings

Published

on

ABC

Ahead of the start of the 2023 NBA Finals there were concerns that the matchup between the Western Conference champion Denver Nuggets and the Eastern Conference Miami Heat would not translate to strong television ratings.

However, those concerns have been silenced thus far as the NBA Finals is now tied at 1-1 heading back to Miami, with the Game 2 shocking victory for the Heat in Denver, where the Nuggets hadn’t lost in several weeks, being the key banner marker.

According to ESPN’s Ben Cafardo, Game 2 between the Heat and Nuggets matched last year’s viewership numbers for Game 2 between the 2022 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors and the Boston Celtics.

Per the report, Game 2 of the 2023 NBA Finals, which was broadcasted on ABC, matched last year’s average audience numbers for Game 2 – between Golden State and Boston – with 11,910,000 viewers (via Nielsen).

The broadcast peaked at 10:15 p.m. ET with 15,256,000 viewers easily willing the TV viewership game for the night.

Movies

‘Masters of the Universe’ Live Action Reboot Set to Arrive in 2026

Published

on

Masters of the Universe

After many, many years there will finally be a live-action reboot of the classic ‘Masters of the Universe’ which is currently scheduled to hit theaters on June 5th, 2026 and will be directed by Travis Knight, according to Deadline.

Mattel Films’ Robbie Brenner, and Escape Artists’ Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, and Steve Tisch are producing while Chris Butler is working on the screenplay.

According to the reported synopsis: “The movie follows ten-year-old Prince Adam who crashed to Earth in a spaceship and was separated from his magical Power Sword—the only link to his home on Eternia. After tracking it down almost two decades later, Prince Adam is whisked back across space to defend his home planet against the evil forces of Skeletor. But to defeat such a powerful villain, Prince Adam will first need to uncover the mysteries of his past and become He-Man: the most powerful man in the Universe.”

While the film had been in limbo for several years with Sony initially attached and then Netflix, it is now coming to life at Amazon MGM.

Continue Reading

Entertainment

Selena Gomez Starring in New Food Network Show ‘Selena + Restaurant’

Published

on

food network

The Food Network is rolling out a brand new show starring Selena Gomez called ‘Selena + Restaurant’ which will take viewers into the culinary world of Los Angeles and highlight some of the area’s hotspots.

Some of those hotspots include Lemon Grove, Ms Chi, Alta, CUT Steakhouse and more, and the new show is set to make it’s premier exclusively on Food Network on May 2nd and start the journey of visiting 6 LA based restaurants.

The new show premiers with two episodes, with the first episode featuring Puck at his Beverly Hills restaurant CUT Steakhouse and the second episode featuring Chung at her Culver City spot Ms Chi.

“After cooking mostly virtually from my kitchen with some of the best chefs for the last four years, I was thrilled to step into their world,” Gomez said in an official release. “You’ll have to see if being in person helped my skills at all.”

Continue Reading

Entertainment

Electric Light Orchestra Keyboardist Richard Tandy Dies at 76

Published

on

Electric Light Orchestra

The keyboardist for British rock band Electric Light Orchestra Richard Tandy has died at the age of 76, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Electric Light Orchestra’s frontman and leader Jeff Lynne, officially announced Tandy’s death on social media on Wednesday: “It is with great sadness that I share the news of the passing of my long-time collaborator and dear friend Richard Tandy. He was a remarkable musician & friend and I’ll cherish the lifetime of memories we had together. Sending all my love to Sheila & the Tandy family.”

Tandy first joined Electric Light Orchestra, and was among the three core members, following the release of the band’s first album in 1972 playing bass guitar before eventually moving to the keyboard following the exit of another member of the band.

ELO was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017.

Continue Reading

Trending