TV and Movie News (page 14)

College Football on TV: Ratings Battle between Florida State and TCU
October 12, 2015 @ 1:45 pm PST    College Football on FOX     Evan Gillespie    
The Saturday-night football game on Fox featured the number 2 team in the nation, but ABC pulled off an upset and won the night with its game.

Weekend Box Office: Pan Fails, The Martian Triumphs
October 11, 2015 @ 12:41 pm PST    The Martian, Hotel Transylvania 2, The Walk, Steve Jobs     Evan Gillespie    
Even if Pan were a good movie, it would have had a hard time beating The Martian this week. Unfortunately, according to critics and audiences, it's not a good movie, so its chances of success were dim.

College Football on TV: Who Won The Ratings War - Notre Dame or Stanford?
October 08, 2015 @ 5:31 pm PST    College Football on FOX     Evan Gillespie    
Notre Dame was on prime-time TV again last Saturday, and this time its ratings numbers were enough to win the night.

New Movies October 9: Pan Challenges The Martian
October 08, 2015 @ 5:46 am PST    The Martian, The Walk, Hotel Transylvania 2, Sicario     Evan Gillespie    
A big-budget film about the early days of Peter Pan goes up against last week's returning box-office champion, The Martian, and the fight is unlikely to have a pretty outcome for the newcomer.

Weekend Box Office: The Martian Reaches for a Record
October 03, 2015 @ 9:01 am PST    The Martian, Gravity, The Walk, Sicario, Everest     Evan Gillespie    
The Martian lived up to expectations this weekend, but with just a little bit of luck, the space adventure could soar even higher and become one of the most successful fall movies of all time.

New on Netflix for October
October 01, 2015 @ 7:35 am PST    The Originals, The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, The Flash, Supernatural, iZombie, American Horror Story, Arrow, Jane the Virgin, Property Virgins, Extreme Homes, Million Dollar Rooms, House Hunters, Fixer Upper, Million Dollar Baby, August: Osage County, The Nightmare, Curse of Chucky, Hemlock Grove, The Exorcist     Evan Gillespie    
Series on The CW have been generating a lot of popular content lately, and Netflix has some catching up to do. Many of the network's series will debut new episodes on the service in October.

Family Entertainment: Nicki Minaj's New Sitcom
October 01, 2015 @ 6:57 am PST    Nicki Manaj: My Time Again, Life in Pieces, Chasing Life, Secrets and Lies, The Mysteries of Laura, The Other Woman, Barbershop     Evan Gillespie    
Presumably Nicki Minaj will have to tone down her outrageous style to make a sitcom that's appropriate for ABC Family, but it's a sacrifice she seems willing to make.

TV Tuesday: Muppets Backlash, SHIELD Debuts
October 01, 2015 @ 6:38 am PST    The Muppets, Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris , Scream Queens, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Limitless, Quantico     Evan Gillespie    
Not everyone appreciates the new and more adult Muppets on ABC, and the series' second episode showed that the disapproval could be affecting the show's ratings.

New Movies October 2: Mostly The Martian
October 01, 2015 @ 6:20 am PST    The Martian, The Walk, Sicario, Everest     Evan Gillespie    
The Martian is as close as you can get to a guaranteed hit on its opening weekend, especially since it won't have much competition.

College Football on TV: Oregon vs. UCLA
September 28, 2015 @ 6:10 am PST    ABC College Football     Evan Gillespie    
Oregon got to play on prime-time network TV again this weekend, and lots of people tuned in to watch the game. Unfortunately for the Ducks, the national stage was not kind to them this time.