'Downton Abbey,' AMC's 'The Walking Dead' and the NBA All-Star Game on TNT all scored more viewers than anything else airing on network television on Sunday, Feb. 17, when the 'Downton' finale aired. In its third season, 'Downton Abbey' was the most-watched PBS series since Ken Burns' 1990 documentary series 'The Civil War.'
I live in Ohio, the swing-state capital of the Midwest. Sure, people complain about the incessant political ads, the traffic when Mitt Romney and President Obama are moving around town, and the perpetual knocking on the door. But it's a small price to pay for all this attention.
The Tracy Morgan prank by host Jimmy Kimmel was disappointing, but audience members like Stephen Colbert and Amy Poehler kept the show rolling.
Emmy nominations show some deserving recipients, but other shows and actors have gotten snubbed again.