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The West Wing Weekly, The Good Wife, an Internet Minute and Another REALLY Hard Trivia Question

Posted on the 10 May 2016 by Kristy47 @watchingwaytoomuch
Tuesday May 10, 2016

Trivia Answer: Alicia Florick, Jackie Peyton & Tami Taylor ALL have daughters named GRACE!

First Fives: Only 2 people got it..Monica Caraffa & Dani Jackel

THE NUMBERS Friday's Broadcast Top 5
Shark Tank-ABC 1.2/5.3
Blue Bloods-CBS 1.1/9.8
Hawaii Five-0-CBS 1.1/8.4
20/20-ABC 1.0/5.2
The Amazing Race-CBS .9/5.2

Friday's Cable Top 5
NBA Playoffs-ESPN 2.1/4.9
NBA Playoffs-ESPN 1.2/3.1
Alaskan Bush People-Discovery .7/3.1
American Dad-Adult Swim .5/1.2
Rick & Morty-Adult Swim .5/1.1
Friday's Social Media Top 5
The Amazing Race-CBS 27,000 Tweets
Rachel Maddow-MSNBC 20,000 Tweets
The Vampire Diaries-CW 19,000 Tweets
The Originals-CW 18,000 Tweets
Blue Bloods-CBS 12,000 Tweets  

Sunday's Broadcast Top 5
Little Big Shots-NBC 1.3/7.3
Family Guy-FOX 1.3/2.7
The Good Wife-CBS 1.2/10.4
America's Funniest Home Videos-ABC 1.2/5.2
Once Upon a Time-ABC 1.2/3.7  
Sunday's Cable Top 5
NA
Sunday's Social Media Top 5
Game of Thrones-HBO 154,000 Tweets
Once Upon a Time-ABC 57,000 Tweets
Nuestra Belleza Latina-Univision 83,000 Tweets
Keeping Up With the Kardashians-E! 41,000 Tweets
Love & Hip Hop-VH1 40,000 Tweets 
Broadcast Live + 7  Ratings for the week of 4/18/16-4/24/16
Empire - From a 3.7 to a 5.7 (+2.0)
The Big Bang Theory- From a 3.2 to a 5.2 (+2.0)
Grey's Anatomy-From a 2.0 to a 3.5 (+1.5)
The Blacklist-From a 1.3 to a 2.6 (+1.3)
Scandal-From 1.5 to a 2.8 (+1.3)
Cable Live +7 Ratings for the week of 4/18/16-4/24/16
Fear the Walking Dead-From a 2.1 to a 3.6 (+1.5)
Better Call Saul Finale-From a .8 to a 2.0 (+1.2)
Game of Thrones-From a 4.0 to a 5.0 (+1.0)
Teen Mom-MTV From a .9 to a 1.9 (+1.0)
Vikings-From a .7 to a 1.5 (+.8)
THE SHOWS
-I had every intention of staying up and watching Blindspot, Full Frontal and The Detour, but on my way home from work I listened to my West Wing podcast which reminded me once again how amazing Martin Sheen is. He's currently in Grace & Frankie on Netflix. Season 2 is up now and I'm on episode 5. President Bartlett's gay now and he's really good at it. Sooooo no Blindspot, no Housewives, no Detour or Samantha Bee. I'll have to catch up on those over the weekend or something. I know I keep saying this, but I don't think anyone's listening to me. The West Wing was great when it originally aired, it's great now too but what makes it even better is Joshua Malina's West Wing Weekly podcast where he and his buddy, Hrishi, talk Aaron Sorkin and all things West Wing. They've had Dule Hill, Janelle Maloney and some staffers on their show so far and all of them have been amazing. This week Lyn Paolo the costumer for The West Wing was their guest. I didn't think that she would be such an interesting guest, but she was. It's really a great way to re-watch an old series. I wish someone would do it with Friday Night Lights. Anyway, if you're vacationing over the Summer or you're NOT watching Big Brother with me this Summer, consider The West Wing. 
THE OTHER STUFF
-I'm not sure I've ever explained my writing "process" to you guys. I'm not sure it actually matters most of the time except when deep thinking about something comes into play. I watch each show and keep my laptop with me while I watch. As the show goes on, I just type reminders or key words like "why isn't grace in school? or "Alicia's drinking to much" or "All I see is Rizzo from Grease when I see Alicia's Mom". Get the idea?  I don't actually write the paragraph until the next morning most of the time. So, most of what I write literally flows out of my brain as if I was speaking to my screen. With time pressure, grammar pressure and comedy pressure, I don't have the luxury to analyze or think too long about anything. After reading the King's recap of The Good Wife's series finale, I realized that there was SO much more to everything in the final episode than I would have ever realized. I had NO recollection of the slap that started the series off and didn't make any connection to the slap that ended the series either. For any of you guys who watched The Good Wife, this is a must read: http://www.cbs.com/shows/the_good_wife/news/1005197/the-good-wife-creators-say-farewell-spoilers-/?ftag=MKT-01-10aaa7b
-This has nothing at all to do with TV, but I found it pretty interesting and thought you would to:
What happens in an Internet Minute?
69,444 hours of Netflix watched

150 million emails sent
1389 Uber rides taken
527,760 photos shared on Snapchat
51,000 Apps downloaded from the Apple App Store
$203,596 in Amazon sales
120+ New Linked In Accounts created
347,222 new Tweets
38,194 Posts to Instagram
1,04 million Vine Loops
38,052 hours of music played
2.4 million Google Search Queries
972,222 Tinder Swipes
2.78 million YouTube video views
20.8 million What's App Messages sent
701,389 Facebook Logins     

-Everyone is vying for our video eyeballs…everywhere you look VIDEO. We all have so much video to discover, consume and share that at times it feels a bit overwhelming. Now, a new player in the video space…Spotify. Yep, they have 12 new original series coming in 2016 and a bunch of them sound pretty cool for music fans like me. I like Trading Playlists where 2 celebs trade Spotify playlists, Singles a show that follows artists as they record new takes on their most well known songs in a super intimate way and a new take on the music video with another cool show called Flash Frame. 

Tuesday's Trivia Question: What do Tim Taylor, Matt LeBlanc, Casey McCall and Dan Reidell, Murphy Brown, Tracy Jordan, Danny Tanner, Dean Sanderson & Larry Sanders all have in common?

WWTM-Kristy

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