Toups

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  1. My favourite Grand Slam is here!! I love it because of the night matches. Hopefully we'll see a lot of 5 setters that end around 12am.
  2. January 5, 1970 - September 2011
  3. Still Star-Crossed: Discussion Thread
  4. I'm not worried about B&B - everyone's demos are going lower and lower. It will at least air for another 5 years on CBS. But once CBS cancels the show, Brad Bell will move it somewhere else.
  5. Brad Bell was still EP though. He may have not written the outlines or be in the writers room or conference calls, but he was still steering the ship. It's not like Kay did things without Brad's approval.
  6. I don't believe they ever owned, or had majority ownership, since they got locked out.
  7. SB was never at the top half of the ratings and was never a family-run soap. It's not comparable to B&B at all.
  8. It's technology and changing times. TV ratings are always going down. The next generation is watching stuff online/steaming. I'm not worried at all these lows in the young demos anymore. There's probably different data that the network execs are looking at, whether that's the L+3 or L+7 or something else. The demos are such a small percentage of the audience.
  9. The fact is the young demos will keep dropping because there's no new generation of soap viewers. In terms of total viewers, B&B and Y&R still get more viewers than a lot of primetime shows. B&B hasn't hit a new low in viewers in a very long time, the early 2010's.
  10. July 15, 1968 - January 2012
  11. Empire: Discussion Thread EMPIRE – From Academy Award nominee Lee Daniels (“Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “Precious”) and Emmy Award winner Danny Strong (“Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “Game Change”), comes EMPIRE, a sexy and powerful new drama about the head of a music empire whose three sons and ex-wife all battle for his throne. LUCIOUS LYON (Academy Award nominee Terrence Howard, “Crash,” “Hustle & Flow”) is the king of hip-hop. An immensely talented artist, the CEO of Empire Entertainment and a former street thug, his reign has been unchallenged for years. But all that changes, when he learns he has a disease that is going to render him crippled and incapacitated in a matter of three years. The clock is ticking, and he must groom one of his three sons to take over his crowning achievement, without destroying his already fractured family. Lucious’ favorite is his youngest son, HAKEEM (newcomer Bryshere Gray), a gifted musician and a spoiled playboy who values fame over hard work. The middle son, JAMAL (Jussie Smollett, “North,” “The Mighty Ducks”), is a sensitive soul and a musical prodigy who, unlike Hakeem, shies away from the spotlight. Jamal also happens to be gay, which infuriates and embarrasses his father. ANDRE (Trai Byers, “90210”), the eldest son, is CFO of Empire Entertainment. Wharton-educated with a brilliant business mind, Andre lacks the charisma that Lucious believes is crucial to running the company. But in his quest for power, Andre is assisted by his manipulative and like-minded wife, RHONDA (Kaitlin Doubleday, “Hung,” “Catch Me If You Can”). As Lucious prompts his sons to vie for the empire, his plans are thrown into chaos when his ex-wife, COOKIE (Academy Award and Emmy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”), mysteriously emerges seven years early from prison, where she’s been for almost two decades. Brash and fearless, she sees herself as the sacrificial lamb who built this empire with Lucious and then took the fall for running the drugs that financed Lucious’ early career. For now, Lucious remains firmly in control of Empire Entertainment. He is attended to by his hard-working assistant, BECKY (guest star and Academy Award nominee Gabourey Sidibe, “American Horror Story,” “Precious”), and relies on longtime friend and Chairman of the Board VERNON TURNER (Malik Yoba, “Revolution,” “Girlfriends”) for advice and support. He relies on a whole lot more from ANIKA GIBBONS (newcomer Grace Gealey), the head of A&R for Empire, and his current girlfriend. As the Lyons slug it out, an emotional chess game begins that will either cause the family’s destruction or redemption. Lives and loves will be lost as the complicated family will come together and fall apart over the elusive throne, all set to an original soundtrack written and produced by legendary hip-hop hitmaker Timbaland. Will the family unite and learn to love each other before it’s too late? Love, war, family, sacrifice, money and music: this is the story of the Lyons’ EMPIRE. EMPIRE is from Imagine Television in association with 20th Century Fox Television. The series is created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong. The pilot is written by Daniels and Strong. The series is executive-produced by Daniels, Strong, Brian Grazer (“24,” “Friday Night Lights,” “Parenthood”) and Francie Calfo (“Those Who Kill,” GANG RELATED). Daniels directed the pilot.
  12. Last Updated: April 12 B&B: DAYS: - Edwin Klein last listed as Script Writer on March 6 - Sheri Anderson first listed as Script Writer on March 21 GH: - Donny Sheldon first listed as Breakdown Writer on February 15 - Kate Hall first listed as Script Writer on March 13 - Lucky Gold first listed as Breakdown Writer on April 10 Y&R: - Rebecca Taylor McCarty last listed as Script Writer on January 10 - Kate Hall last listed as Script Writer on January 11 - Sara A. Bibel first listed as Script Writer on January 17 - Christian McLaughlin first listed as Script Writer on January 18 - Michael Montgomery first listed as Script Writer on January 24 - Lisa Seidman first listed as Breakdown Writer on January 26 - Sara A. Bibel first listed as Editor on February 13 - Lucky Gold last listed as Breakdown Writer on February 24 - Tracey Thomson last listed as Co-Head Writer on March 15 - James Freeman last listed as Associate Producer in March - Matthew J. Olsen last listed as Coordinating Producer on March 30 - Matthew J. Olsen first listed as Producer on March 31 - James Freeman first listed as Producer on March 31 - Matthew Clifford first listed as Editor on April 13
  13. Homeland: Discussion Thread
  14. Ratings for the week April 3-7, 2017
  15. Riverdale: Discussion Thread
  16. Arrow: Discussion Thread
  17. Supergirl: Discussion Thread
  18. Check the first page.