You know it’s a recession when Superbowl ads are on sale.
30-second commercials during the upcoming Super Bowl are selling for between $2.5 million and $2.8 million . That’s a drop from last year, when ads averaged $3 million. Pepsi says they won’t advertise for the first time in 23 seasons, joining FedEx and GM, who dropped out last year.
He didn’t say a word to anyone before heading back to the jail. Balloon dad is serving a 90-day sentence for the balloon hoax that he says was real.
Simon Leaving Idol…
Simon Cowell says that this will be his last season on “American Idol.”
Cowell says that “The X Factor,” a show he created and is a hit in Britain, will join Fox’s schedule next year. Cowell will be on “The X Factor.” I’m really not a fan anyway.
Palin on Fox
No way… I never would have guessed…Sarah Palin, you know the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate, says that she will join Fox News as a regular commentator.
“I am thrilled to be joining the great talent and management team at Fox News,” Palin said in a statement posted on the network’s Web site. “It’s wonderful to be part of a place that so values fair and balanced news.”
Fox said that according to the multiyear deal, Palin will offer political commentary and analysis on the cable channel, as well as Fox’s Web site, radio network and business cable channel.
She also will host occasional episodes of Fox News’ “Real American Stories,” a series debuting this year that the network said will feature true inspirational stories about Americans who have overcome adversity. Look out Mr. Beck.