History Repeats Itself: The Daily Fantasy Boom

History Repeats Itself: The Daily Fantasy Boom

Hate the endless stream of weekly fantasy site ads? Blame Chris Moneymaker. And yes, that is his real name. In 2003, the unassuming accountant from Tennessee stumbled his way into first place in the World Series of Poker. He showed up, combined some real skill...
Fall TV Preview: Can the networks recover?

Fall TV Preview: Can the networks recover?

Over the next few weeks, the big four networks will crank out their fall TV schedule. There will be super hero shows, reboots, remakes, Muppets and variety shows. The four networks alone will debut at least 40 new shows from now until spring. There’s a dizzying...
NCCU wins at home, again

NCCU wins at home, again

Duke lost a home game two weeks ago. NC State lost at home last week. North Carolina lost at home last night. Meanwhile, tucked into a nondescript section of southern Durham, North Carolina Central’s McDougald-McLendon Gym hasn’t seen an opponent victory in 792...
’14 Favorites: Five Shows That Improved

’14 Favorites: Five Shows That Improved

FX Productions The TV landscape has exploded in the last few years, as cable companies have upped the ante when it comes to bringing original content while streaming providers have jumped into the game headfirst. With so much TV out there, it’s simply not possible...
’14 Favorites: New TV Shows Worth Discovering

’14 Favorites: New TV Shows Worth Discovering

HBO The TV landscape has exploded in the last few years, as cable companies have upped the ante when it comes to bringing original content while streaming providers have jumped into the game headfirst. With so much TV out there, it’s simply not possible to...
Understanding TV ratings

Understanding TV ratings

AMC On Sunday night, The Walking Dead once again shattered cable TV ratings records by capturing over 17 million views and an 8.7 rating in the 18-49 demo. If you don’t know what that sentence means then, well, this is the column for you. What are Nielsen...
Back Catalogue Review: LOST

Back Catalogue Review: LOST

Disney/Buena Vista There are hundreds of cancelled shows littering the internet landscape on Netflix servers and Apple TVs. Austin Johnson is here to help.  LOST This week marks the 10th anniversary of the series premiere of LOST, one of the most extravegant and...
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