caption “Game of Thrones” source HBO The season eight premiere of “Game of Thrones” was the show’s most watched ever across all of HBO’s platforms. We looked at how “Game of Thrones'” HBO numbers compare to Nielsen ratings for 2018’s biggest shows, including “Roseanne” and “This Is Us.” Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. The “Game of Thrones” final season premiere was watched by a series-best 17.4 million viewers across all of HBO’s platforms on Sunday. But how does that stack up to TV’s other popular shows? It’s difficult to compare “Game of Thrones'” viewership directly to shows on broadcast and cable networks. The HBO fantasy series is a mega-hit whose viewership includes a lot of HBO Go/Now streaming viewers, and viewers who pirate the show illegally, which would not be captured by traditional Nielsen ratings. Sunday’s … [Read more...] about How ‘Game of Thrones’ viewership compares to TV’s other most watched shows
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GOP Sen. Kevin Cramer is leading a drive to reward 300,000 Indian visa workers for taking college graduate jobs from at least 200,000 young middle aged or older American graduates. Via Twitter, the North Dakota Senator is pushing the “Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act,” which was also championed by former GOP Rep. Kevin Yoder until he lost his 2018 election.The legislation “is about exactly that: fairness,” Cramer tweeted. “The long wait for these green cards is a disservice to legal immigrants and to the potential of the American economy. Let’s get this passed.” But Cramer’s bill does not offer fairness or safeguards to the many Americans who are losing careers or starter jobs to the imported army of roughly 500,000 Indian workers and recruiters, said Dawn Collins, a former vice-president at J.P. Morgan Chase bank. Casey and other American professionals were forced out of their software jobs in 2016 to make … [Read more...] about GOP Senators Push Green Card Rewards for Indian Visa Workers Who Take College Jobs in U.S.
By Malcolm Owen Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 04:24 am PT (07:24 am ET) Apple has released a new video for the Apple Watch Series 4 highlighting the freedom the cellular model provides to its users without requiring a nearby iPhone, by showing a runner whisked into the air and transported to the middle of a lake. Published early on Wednesday to Apple's YouTube channel for the United Kingdom, the video titled "Flight" starts with a runner on the side of the road following a path given by her Apple Watch. She is taken to a woodland and up a hill, before being carried into the sky by the wind. Following a period of airborne acrobatics, the fitness enthusiast is dropped into water, which turns out to be the middle of a lake surrounded by mountains and trees. The actor receives then declines an incoming call on the Apple Watch before surveying the view, and starts swimming to shore. The tagline of the ad spot is "The freedom of cellular," referencing the ability of the … [Read more...] about Apple Watch ‘Flight’ spot highlights cellular functionality with airborne acrobatics
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Peter Bailey-Wells Globe Staff February 19, 2019 Watch: Shin Lim declared “America’s Got Talent: The Champions” winner A dazzling card trick performed with the help of a popular TV actress was enough to make Waltham magician Shin Lim the winner of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent: The Champions.”Lim, who won the show’s 2018 season, was named the winner during Monday’s finale over 14-year-old ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer, who won the show’s 2017 season. The “Champions” series featured past winners of the show competing against one another and the final champion was determined by a fan vote.Host Terry Crews belted out Lim’s name as blasts of confetti and the Queen song “We Are The Champions” rang out over an excited audience. Lim fell to his knees before embracing Darci Lynne and … [Read more...] about Waltham magician Shin Lim wins ‘America’s Got Talent: The Champions’
By Joey Guerra Published 12:05 pm CST, Thursday, January 31, 2019 Beyonce and Jay-Z perform on the 'On The Run II' tour at NRG Stadium on September 15, 2018 in Houston, Texas. Beyonce and Jay-Z perform on the 'On The Run II' tour at NRG Stadium on September 15, 2018 in Houston, Texas. Photo: Raven Varona/Parkwood/PictureGroup, Contributor / Raven Varona/Parkwood/PictureGroup Photo: Raven Varona/Parkwood/PictureGroup, Contributor / Raven Varona/Parkwood/PictureGroup Image 1 of / 65 Caption Close Image 1 of 65 Beyonce and Jay-Z perform on the 'On The Run II' tour at NRG Stadium on September 15, 2018 in Houston, Texas. Beyonce and Jay-Z perform on the 'On The Run II' tour at NRG Stadium on September 15, 2018 in Houston, Texas. … [Read more...] about You can win Beyoncé and Jay-Z concert tickets for life by going vegan