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‘Malicious software attack’ knocked the Weather Channel off-air for more than an hour

04.19.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The FBI is currently investigating a "malicious software attack" that interrupted the Weather Channel’s non-stop 24-hour-a-day coverage. The Weather Channel suddenly went dark for more than an hour on Thursday during its live morning broadcast.... ...

Netflix says it’s testing a shuffle feature for when you don’t know what to watch

Netflix is testing a new feature that can help you start streaming when you don’t know what to watch. The company confirmed it’s testing a shuffle mode of sorts, which will allow you to easily click on a popular show to start playing a random episode. The idea with the feature is to offer an ...

‘Sesame Street’ just gave us the only ‘Game of Thrones’ ending we want

04.18.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Do you ever pause amidst the ****** carnage of Game of Thrones and think: Why can't these people just get along? Well, so does Elmo from Sesame Street, and he's done with all this fighting and ****** nonsense. In a magical crossover spot from Gam... ...

“Strarcrossed,” the hot disco track from the Price is Right (1976)

Come on down and, more to the point, get on down to this full version of "Starcrossed," one of the many disco jams from Score Productions used as a musical cue on The Price is Right starting in 1976.

Also, I hadn't realized before that Crystal Waters' 2001 cover of Score Productions' "Come on ...

MTV announces first ever reality TV convention

MTV has announced RealityCon, a reality TV fan convention to take place next summer. No word yet on whether they will also launch a RealityCon reality show about what happens when people stop being polite and start producing a real convention about reality shows. If only Lance Loud was alive to keynote. From Rolling ...

HBO’s mobile apps to gain a million new downloads courtesy of ‘Game of Thrones’ premiere

In addition to exciting its loyal legion of fans, HBO’s “Game of Thrones” premiere was also once again great news for installs of the network’s app for cord cutters, HBO NOW, which shot to the top of the App Store this weekend. The app this weekend saw a combined 300,000-plus new mobile subscribers in the ...

Um, did Ed Sheeran get an explicit ‘Game of Thrones’ shoutout in the Season 8 premiere?

04.15.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The Game of Thrones Season 8 premiere saw plenty of reunions, callbacks, and major moments, but nothing can beat telling us the fate of Ed Sheeran's Season 7 character. In a scene with Bronn and three women (some old school GoT sexposition), two girl... ...

11 flashbacks to the pilot in the ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 premiere

04.15.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The grandest and most beloved stories come full circle in the end, and Game of Thrones' Season 8 premiere proved that it intends to do just that. In an episode full of parallels to the show's pilot from eight years ago, we got ready to send Thrones o... ...