Although he was reading movie scripts that didn’t excite him, Columbus Short wasn’t interested in doing television, so he only reluctantly read the script for Scandal, Shonda Rhimes’s new ABC series starring Kerry Washington. “It taught me, ‘Don’t cut yourself off from what the universe has for you.’ This is the best thing that’s happened to me in my career.” READ MORE
T L Program / Network / Principals
1 P NBA Championship Finals / ABC / Oklahoma City Thunder, Miami Heat
2 1 Common Law / USA / Michael Ealy, Warren Kole, Sonya Walger, Jack McGee
3 2 Necessary Roughness / USA / Callie Thorne, Marc Blucas, Mehcad Brooks, Scott Cohen
4 N The Big C / SHO / Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, John Benjamin Hickey, Gabriel Basso, Gabourey Sidibe
5 3 So You Think You Can Dance / FOX / Cat Deeley, Mary Murphy, Nigel Lythgoe
6 5 Around the World in 80 Plates / BRAVO / Curtis Stone, Cat Cora
7 10 Melissa Harris-Perry / MSNBC / Melissa Harris-Perry
8 6 Food Network Star / FOOD / Alton Brown, Bobby Flay, Giada de Laurentiis, Bob Tuschman, Susie Fogelson
9 8 HGTV Design Star / HGTV /
10 9 Rizzoli & Isle/ TNT / Angie Harmon, Sasha Alexander, Lorraine Bracco, Lee Thompson Young, Bruce McGill, Jordan Bridges
11 N Daily Show / COMEDY / Jon Stewart
12 N Colbert Report / COMEDY / Stephen Colbert
13 N Selling London / HGTV
14 12 Selling LA / HGTV
15 7 Duets / FOX / Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Jennifer Nettles, Robin Thicke, Quddus
T (This Week), L (Last Week), P (Premiere), N (Not Charted Previous Week), GREEN = move UP,RED = move DOWN
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Condition One is part of the newest class of startups at TechStars NY, a three month boot-camp that helps young companies figure out their business model and connect with investors. Condition One has created software that takes the warped 180 degree footage shot with a fisheye lens and translates it back into the clear, flat image we are used to seeing. Then it allows tablet users to move through that space, creating an immersive video in which the viewer can explore inside the image. You can see how it works in the video below. READ MORE + VIDEO
Question Bridge: Black Males is a transmedia art project that seeks to represent and redefine Black male identity in America. Through video mediated question and answer exchange, diverse members of this “demographic” bridge economic, political, geographic, and generational divisions.
Question Bridge: Black Males was created by Chris Johnson and Hank Willis Thomas in collaboration with Bayeté Ross Smith and Kamal Sinclair. The Executive Producers are Delroy Lindo, Deborah Willis and Jesse Williams. Transmedia components were created by Innovent. READ MORE, VIDEO
Men, you’ve all heard the jokes about how wives and girlfriends can curb a man’s lifestyle. Ladies, you embrace your independence, and the fact that you can change your own oil, pay your own bills and enjoy your weekends with your girlfriends.
All this said, both men and women, deep down, know that a good relationship makes life better, smoothing out life’s rough edges, calming you down, building you up…and making you healthier. READ MORE