Good Questions: TV Pilots, Growling Stomachs & Winter RobinsEvery Friday, Heather Brown answers a few of our viewers' burning questions. This week, she finds out how the first episode of a T.V. series got its unique name and why our stomachs growl. Plus, she learns a bit about birds' winter migration habits.
Good Question: What Hooks Us On A TV Show?Anyone who is addicted to a television show knows it usually doesn't take too long to get hooked. Netflix now understands that even better after figuring out the exact number of episodes it takes to get people to watch a full season of its most popular shows.
'Game Of Thrones' Emmys' Top Draw, With 24 NominationsThe fantasy saga "Game of Thrones" received a leading 24 Emmy Awards nominations Thursday. The drama wasn't hurt by controversy over its depiction of a female character's rape, earning five more nominations than it did last year.
Survivor: Cagayan Season Finale, Who Will Come Out On Top?The Survivor: Cagayan season finale airs tonight, and with only four castaways left, one will “pull one of the greatest comebacks in Survivor history.”
The Walking Dead Road Trip: Your 13-Stop Tour Of The Show's Best Filming LocationsCheck out these Walking Dead locations for your next road trip vacation.
Good Question: Which Electronics Are Costing You The Most?Every year, the average American family spends more than $100 on energy costs to power appliances that have been turned off. These “vampire appliances” - like televisions, cable boxes, DVD players, etc. - continue to use power once we turn off the power switch. According to the Department of Energy, this vampire power accounts for 4 to 5 percent of the energy use in a home. As is the case with almost all appliances, when we turn something “off,” it’s still usually “on” in standby mode.
A MN Prep Football First: ESPN To Televise Stillwater Vs. Cretin-Derham It's a Minnesota first -- two metro high school football teams will play in front of the nation tomorrow night. The local football scene is in the spotlight because of Jashon Cornell, the Cretin-Derham Hall defensive end is ranked as the No. 1 2015 recruit in the country, according to ESPN.
Ultimate Job InterviewCan you keep cool under this type of pressure? When a meteor crashes outside the office window, how would you react?
Contest Open For Upper Midwest Sitcom WritersSo you think you're funny? The Upper Midwest Sitcom Writing Competition is open for entries. The contest is looking for original television scripts or pilots from Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Is The Media Coverage Of The Boston Bombings Over The Top?
Outrage Over New Comcast Fee Hike Has Politicians, Regulators InvolvedA notice from Comcast -- also known as XFINITY -- of a new fee is prompting outrage and confusion.
Good Question: How Much TV Do Our Kids Watch?Many parents focus on the amount of time their children watch TV, trying to limit it. Pediatricians have focused on it as well, encouraging kids under age two to watch no television, and kids older than two to watch no more than two hours a day.