FRIENDS WITH BETTER LIVES is a romantic comedy about six friends at different stages in their lives – married, divorced, newly engaged and single – who are outwardly happy, but secretly questioning if their friends have it better. Andi (Majandra Delfino) and Bobby (Kevin Connolly) are happily married with two kids but at times long for the days they had less responsibility and more fun; Will (James Van Der Beek) is newly single and preaching the bachelor lifestyle, but still pining for his ex-wife; Jules (Brooklyn Decker) and Lowell (Rick Donald) are high on their passionate new relationship; and Kate (Zoe Lister Jones) has a successful career but may take a swan dive into the L.A. River when she finds out her last remaining single friend, Jules, just got engaged. When it comes to relationships, these six friends are finding it a challenge to look at each other without wondering… who really has the better life? Dana Klein and Aaron Kaplan are executive producers for Twentieth Century Fox Television. Emmy Award winner James Burrows directed the pilot.
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NEW ORLEANS (CBSMiami) – The Baltimore Ravens and Joe Flacco were the big winners on the field for Super Bowl XLVII, but CBS may have been the biggest winner of the night.
Super Bowl XLVII scored an overnight rating of 48.1/71 which would make the game the highest rated Super Bowl in metered television market history. The previous record was held by Super Bowl XLV in 2011.
According to Deadline.com, the game’s ratings peaked in the last half-hour of the game when the ratings hit a 52.9/75 as the 49ers mounted a furious comeback after the lights went out in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome during the third quarter.
The Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers 34-31 in one of the longest Super Bowls in history due to the third quarter blackout.
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Update: 4:30 p.m. – Updated numbers from Nielsen lowered the rating to 46.3 for an average of 108.4 million viewers. That would place the Super Bowl as the third most watched in history.