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XFL 2020 Kickoff Includes TV Deals with ABC/ESPN, FOX Sports

Looking to move out from underneath the shadow of the recently shuttered Alliance of American Football (AAF) as well as learn from its own disastrous past (with the hopes of not repeating it), WWE head Vince McMahon‘s XFL has announced multi-year deals with both ESPN and FOX Sports to televise league games beginning with the […]



BREAKING: New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Facing Prostitution Bust Charges

With a situation that is still breaking and very fluid, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will be charged in a prostitution bust by police in Jupiter, Florida. Jupiter Police Chief Daniel Kerr said Kraft was among a number of individuals being charged who were caught at a “spa,” that was part of a prostitution ring; and was […]

[Super Bowl LIII] WWE ‘Halftime Heat’ Making Sundays “Super” Again (SPOILERS)

It started at the WWE Royal Rumble and then rumbled all the way to Atlanta, Georgia: NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa, NXT North American Champion Johnny Gargano, and The Undisputed Era guru Adam Cole in a six-man smackdown with Aleister Black, Ricochet, and “Worlds Collide” Champion Velveteen Dream – with WWE Hall of Famer Shawn “The Heartbreak Kid” Michaels on hand […]

It’s Always Sunny in Atlanta: The Bleeding Cool Gang Fixes The Super Bowl

“I’m Chet Throwhard, 27-time Super Bowl winning Hall of Fame quarterback for the Cleveland Browns – and by my side riding shotgun on color is Walt “The Wild Man” Williams. Welcome to the 37th hour of the Doritos-KFC-Pepto Bismal Super Bowl LIII Pre-Game Show, brought to you by two of 2019’s most highly-anticpated films: Dumbo […]


‘Hanna’ Pilot to Screen for Amazon Prime Members Post-Super Bowl; Premieres March

Two simple questions have haunted the teasers for Amazon Prime‘s series adaptation of Joe Wright‘s 2011 movie Hanna: “Who stole Hanna?” and “Why?” Starting this March, viewers are going to start getting some answers when the series premieres – but Prime members only have to wait until after this Sunday’s NFL Super Bowl LIII to get a first-look: the […]

WWE Halftime Heat Returns with NXT 6-Man Tag Match; Shawn Michaels Announcing

As huge as the fireworks were that took place during last night’s WWE NXT TakeOver: Phoenix, they didn’t stop once the show went off the air with NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa and newly-crowned NXT North American Champion Johnny Gargano holding their titles high–DIY reunited, and it was feeling so good for both of them. Unfortunately, that […]

Here’s the 8 Lucky(?) Cities That Will Get an XFL Football Franchise

Vince McMahon’s attempt to revive the XFL took a major step forward Wednesday, announcing its start date and the first 8 cities that will get their own XFL teams. XFL Cities and Stadiums: Official Announcement https://t.co/DLE6cq9rfp — XFL (@xfl2020) December 5, 2018 The cities to get teams include New York/New Jersey (even though they already […]

2019 NFL Draft: ABC Airing All Days; Two Nights Original Primetime Coverage

The combination of making the game look prettier, giving fans different ways to watch, the growth of fantasy football, and more states looking to legalize gambling created a “perfect storm” for the National Football League (NFL). Over the past twenty years, the NFL’s growth is nearly unprecedented – and with that growth came a lot […]


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[UPDATE] Multiple Fatalities as Shooting Erupts at Madden 19 Tournament

Word is coming in from various outlets that a mass-shooting incident has erupted during a Madden 19 Tournament at the GLHF Game Bar at The Landing in Jacksonville. At least one suspect is reported to be dead at the scene. Update 26 Aug @ 7:47 p.m. CDT: The numbers of dead and injured have been […]

Fox Sets Fall Premiere Dates for The Gifted, Bob’s Burgers, Family Guy, and More

Things in front of and behind the camera have been anything but boring and same-old-same-old for Fox over the past several weeks; but after a tornado of series renewals, greenlights, and cancellations (sorry, Ghosted: we hardly knew or watched ya), the network has released the fall premiere dates for both its new and returning series. […]

ABC Entertainment President Addresses Kenya Barris/Black-ish Controversy

On the surface, Kenya Barris and ABC-Disney appear to be a match made in heaven, with the Black-ish creator currently shepherding three series on air. His aforementioned series is readying for its fifth season on ABC, with spinoff Grown-ish and newly picked-up Besties finding homes at Freeform (and Barris still has the pilot Bright Futures […]

HBO’s Paterno: A Look at Al Pacino as Controversial Penn State Coach

Viewers finally received the first official trailer for HBO Films‘s Paterno, Al Pacino‘s long-awaited portrayal of legendary and controversial Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. Directed by Barry Levinson (Rain Man, Wag The Dog) and written by Debora Cahn (Homeland, Vinyl) and John C. Richards (Sahara, Nurse Betty), the film is set to debut on Saturday, April 7th […]

The Quad’s Rob Hardy to Direct CW’s Spencer Paysinger Football Pilot

The Quad director/executive producer Rob Hardy is set to direct the CW‘s still-untitled drama pilot inspired by the life of football player Spencer Paysinger. April Blair (Spencer) will write and executive produce the project, which centers on a rising high school football player from South Central L.A. recruited to play for Beverly Hills High. Berlanti Productions will produce […]

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The Weekly Static s01e23: Watchmen, Rockwell, Doherty and More!

Welcome back! It’s The Weekly Static, so that’s what you call us. That or – uh – “His Weekness”, or – uh – “Weeker,” or “El Weekerino,” if you’re not into the whole brevity thing. But first? I need you to look me in the eye and put your hands on top of the table […]

NEW YORK - AUGUST 29, 2016: American actor and singer Leslie Odom Jr. at the red carpet before US Open 2016 opening night ceremony at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York

Super Bowl LII: Hamilton’s Leslie Odom, Jr. Joins P!nk, Justin Timberlake

Hamilton‘s own Leslie Odom, Jr. is getting ready to take the stage at a “theater” that seats over 100 million, with NBC announcing that the Tony Award-winning singer would be performing “America The Beautiful” at NFL Super Bowl LII on Sunday, February 4. His performance will be televised live on NBC prior to kickoff at U.S. […]