TV Junkie: Super Bowl XLV Most-Watched Ever/Thank God It's Over; 'The Chicago Code' Premieres Tonight
Please check out our video interview with Joelle Carter who plays Ava Crowder on FX's "Justified" which returns to TV this Wednesday at 10pm.
It's official, yesterday's Super Bowl was the most-watched televised event in history - poor Tiny Tim's "Tonight Show" wedding just keeps getting pushed farther down the list. Of all the ads that played, the Richard Lewis/Roseanne (is she only going by one name now, like Usher?) Snickers "Logging" ad was the most popular. Rounding out the top ten most engaging ads were: Best Buy "Bieber and Ozzy," Pepsi Max "Love Hurts," Volkswagen Passat "The Force," Doritos "The Best Part," Teleflora "Help Me Faith," Doritos "House Sitting," E*Trade "Tailor," Cruze Eco "Misunderstanding" and Bridgestone's "Carma." What we didn't see mentioned is the above NFL "American Family" spot which we thought was clever, and since it is composed of hundreds of redone shots of classic American television shows, it was one of our favorites of the day.
It turns out that the vast majority of people tuned into the program to actually watch the game with only about the same number of people staying in the viewing room to watch the Black-Eyed Peas' halftime show as the last few Super Bowls (a net loss). It's our opinion that these people are somehow incapacitated and can not wheel themselves out of the room at halftime and are, thus, forced to watch the halftime shows.
At least we had a competitive game to watch even if our favorite teams were not in there. That being said, the play falling by Joe Buck was uninspired, and we'd like Troy Aikman to stop gesticulating at the camera with his freakishly huge hands, a man who'd obviously not come up as short as Brett Favre in the cellphone penis photos department.