‘Big Bang Theory’ hits a season low as NFL Draft took a toll on Thursday shows

05.09.14 4 years ago

“Big Bang Theory” hits a season low as NFL Draft took a toll on Thursday shows
Even “Grey”s Anatomy” and “Vampire Diaries” were down last night. PLUS: NBC's “American Comedy Awards” bombs, and how about that “Big Bang” shocker?

NFL”s decision to move the NFL Draft to May pays off with record ratings for ESPN
The draft is usually held two weeks earlier, at the end of April. But this year”s move to May – along with suspense over Johnny Football – paid off with ESPN”s highest-rated first round ever.

“American Horror Story: Freak Show” will have “the most terrifying clown ever!,” plus a Bearded Lady
Ryan Murphy says of next season: “I thought it was going to be light but it”s turning out to be quite terrifyingly dark, which it feels much more like the Asylum season. But look – if you have a character named the Clown Killer, it”s going to be dark.”

Bravo orders scripted series “Shanghai,” “Rules of Attraction” and “Sweet Life”
“Shanghai” is an ensemble drama set in the Chinese city, while “Rules of Attraction” is based on the Bret Easton Ellis book and movie. “Sweet Life” is set in an area of Martha”s Vineyard where affluent African Americans like to visit.

Jay Leno to host an awards show in Israel
He”ll help honor for NYC Mayor Michal Bloomberg as part of the $1 million Genesis Prize in Jerusalem.

“The Neighbors” is ABC”s latest cancelation
It joins “Mixology” and “Trophy Wife” on ABC”s cancelation pile. PLUS: “Trophy Wife” stars react to cancelation, thanking fans via Twitter.

Brothers yanked by HGTV say “we love homosexuals,” but hate the “homosexual agenda”
“A smear campaign was run, and Jason and I are not going to try and correct a smear campaign,” David Benham said on CNN of his and his twin brother”s show “Flip It Forward” being yanked from HGTV.

“The Carrie Diaries” boss reveals how Carrie would”ve met Miranda
Exec producer Amy B. Harris says she “always knew that final episode, which I hoped was just a season finale, could also be a series finale if it came to an end.”

Anderson Cooper says “F*ck you” to the person who mixed him up for Dr. Drew
CNN did bleep Cooper's pretaped F-word and middle finger.

Jason Priestley doesn”t think “True Tori” is fake
He tells “Watch What Happens Live” there”s “zero percent” chance her new reality show is staged.

Stephen Colbert dresses as a vampire
Watch his interview with a “vampire Congressional candidate.”

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