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The uncensored version of SodaStream’s commercial for the Big Game 2014. Starring Scarlett Johansson, Fox has reportedly rejected this Super Bowl commercial because it ends with her saying “Sorry, Coke and Pepsi.”

Coca-Cola’s Game Day ad about an American underdog chasing his dream.

Sir Ben Kingsley, Tom Hiddleston and Mark Strong star in the car company’s “It’s Good to Be Bad” promotional spot. The action-packed commercial from Les Miserables director Tom Hooper teases the question, “Have you ever noticed that in all Hollywood movies, all the villains are played by Brits?”

Probably the cutest ad this Super Bowl

This is an ad that Ellen has done for Beats Music that will air during the Superbowl (in the USA) when the Seattle Seahawks will go up against the Denver Broncos on Monday, 3 February, 12:00 pm on ESPN

Breaking Bad (Season 4)Breaking Bad actress in new pilot

Breaking Bad actress Anna Gunn has picked up a role in a new drama pilot called Rita. The pilot is adapted from a Danish series of the same name.

Super Bowl ratings through the roof

Early US Super Bowl ratings suggest the match could be the most-watched in the history of the sport. The ratings look to be up 1 per cent on last year’s game, which was the most-watched ever. Continue reading »

Super Bowl sets new TV record

Last weekend’s Super Bowl XLVI match between New York and New England has officially become the most-watched TV programme in US history with 111.3 million viewers tuning in.

Coaches announced for The Voice Australia

Delta Goodrem, Keith Urban, Seal and Joel Madden have been announced as the coaches for the Australian version of The Voice.

Sopranos movie unlikely

Former Sopranos actor Steven Van Zandt has told fans of the show that a movie based on the series is unlikely to happen despite actress Edie Falco saying it was still possible.

New drama series picked up

The ABC network in the US has picked up a new drama series called Bunheads that centres on a Las Vegas showgirl who ends up moving to a small town after getting married impulsively. Former Flight of the Conchords actress Sutton Foster will play the lead role.

Yesterday’s Super Bowl has just been confirmed as the most-watched program in US television history, beating last year’s match by around 4.5 million viewers.

111 million US viewers tuned in yesterday to see the Green Bay Packers defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers, a total that surpasses the previous TV audience record of 106.5m.

Not surprisingly the list of the most-watched TV programs in the US is dominated by the Super Bowl, which claims 8 of the top 10 places.

The only scripted shows to make the list are the finale of M*A*S*H in 1983 which pulled 106m viewers and the 100-minute finale special of Cheers in 1993 which was viewed by 93.1m.