Weekend TV: NFL playoffs kick off with Wild Card
The top draws on broadcast and cable and in sports
January 6, 2017
Best bet online: Netflix, “Degrassi: The Next Class,” 3 a.m. The complete third season, which touches on issues including abortion, becomes available.
Best bet on cable: Food Network, “Ginormous Food,” 8 p.m. Series premiere. Comedian Josh Denny hosts a new series looking at oversized meals. First stop: Louisville.
Top sporting event: ESPN, “NBA Basketball,” 8 p.m. Doubleheader starts with Knicks-Bucks and ends with Grizzlies-Warriors.
Best bet on cable: Hallmark Channel, “Love on Ice,” 9 p.m. Can Hallmark keep up the momentum following a successful run of holiday movies?
Top sporting event: ABC, ESPN, “NFL Football,” 4:20 p.m. The playoffs kick off with a Wild Card game between the Raiders and Texans.
Best bet on broadcast: NBC, “Golden Globe Awards,” 8 p.m. Jimmy Fallon hosts the 74th annual ceremony, which includes a tribute to Meryl Streep.
Best bet on cable: History, “Transition of Power: The Presidency,” 9 p.m. A timely look at the process in which a sitting president prepares the office for the president elect.
Top sporting event: Fox, “NFL Football,” 4:30 p.m. The NFL playoff game of the weekend pits the Giants versus the Packers in Green Bay.
ABC and CBS tie for first on Friday night
Michelle Obama boosts NBC’s ‘Tonight Show’
Richard Beckman hops to a new media venture
Hacker hijinks: Station stuck with anti-Trump song
Trump inauguration draws 30.6 million viewers
CBS takes Thursday night with ‘Big Bang Theory’
Puzzling out Carlos Slim’s bold U.S. ambitions
New York leads the Ellie nominations, once again
CBS’s ‘Hunted’: Little hope of sustaining its big bow
Best of the week: On the origins of fake news
In this digital age, the allure of alternative OOH
Digital radio: A primer for media planners and buyers
Weekend TV: ‘Beaches’ for a new generation
- John Deschner becomes chief innovation officer at TBWA
- Tiffany Egan becomes Australia managing director at DWA
- Robert Langer becomes EVP and CFO at Disney|ABC Television
- Jim Fielding becomes president of consumer products at Fox
- Betty Chen and Tyler Massey join IM Global Television
- Nadine Santos rises to director of programming at Music Choice
- Jane Lynch joins the cast of Discovery Channel's 'Manifesto'
- Kristen Stewart hosting NBC's 'Saturday Night Live'
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