Tonight’s season finale of The Walking Dead is likely to be the most-watched show in the history of cable television. You don’t have to work for Nielsen to understand that The Walking Dead is a very popular show, and Sunday night’s episode will be something of an event. But a deeper dive into numbers behind the show ratings success tells an even more remarkable story. After AMC bought the pilot based on Robert Kirkman’s comics, the show has more than tripled its ratings in less than four years. And this season is likely to end with a record-breaking hour of television tonight.
Lady Gaga got a very sweet birthday surprise, courtesy of her longtime boyfriend Taylor Kinney.
The pop superstar, who turned 28 on Friday and performed at the famed Roseland Ballroom in New York City, celebrated the end of her very special day with her beau and hinted that his presence was unexpected, captioning a black and white snapshot of the lovebirds, "Another amazing birthday moment. I love surprises!" Earlier in the evening, Gaga kicked off a seven-night engagement at the famed New York City venue and pal James Franco was in the audience.
Frozen is in the history books at No.1!
Walt Disney Studios announced in a press release the heartwarming Disney film became the highest grossing animated feature this weekend, Walt Disney Studios. The fun-loving flick earned an estimated $398.4 million domestically and raked in an additional $674 million internationally, making a grand total of $1.072 billion worldwide. Frozen is also the first billion-dollar film for Walt Disney Animation Studios.
This highly impressive feat surpasses the mark Toy Story 3 set in 2010.
Yahoo is determined to weather its tough times despite the odds. The company is reportedly considering a YouTube rival as it continues to fixate on video as a potentially major revenue stream. According to Recode , Yahoo is hoping to poach some of YouTube's biggest stars and channels by offering more competitive rates than the Google-owned video platform. It supposedly intends to convince major content creators to ditch YouTube by guaranteeing them larger slices of the ad revenue pie. “Yahoo Screen was part one,” an unnamed producer working on the video project told Recode, referencing the company's new video streaming app.