Author: FRANK PALLOTTA, CNN BUSINESS

How a game 50 years ago came to define the Super Bowl as we know it

This Sunday night, more than 100 million people will watch the Super Bowl, TV's biggest spectacle of the year. There will jets and pyrotechnics and Gladys Knight and Big Boi and Maroon 5 and commercials that cost $5 million for just 30 seconds and also some football. And al

Tony Romo is calling his first Super Bowl

Tom Brady's momentum has made him the quarterback on the field with the most fanfare, but Tony Romo's success in the broadcast booth has made him the quarterback to watch this Sunday when he calls his first Super Bowl.

The problem with Netflix's viewership numbers

Netflix typically keeps its viewership numbers a secret, but the company offered the public a rare glimpse of how some of its original programming fared in an earnings report that came out on Thursday.

Late night hosts react to bomb scares

Late night hosts such as Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel focused their shows on the news of bombs being sent to the Obamas, the Clintons, CNN and other public officials on Wednesday. Hosts addressed the news with their usual comedic wit, mixed with condemnat

Scoring is up in the NFL, and so are its ratings

The NFL's sluggish ratings were one of the biggest stories in TV for the past two years. The falling numbers weren't blamed on just one thing: There were concerns over concussions, star players getting hurt nearly every week and, of course, Pres