Saturday Night Live: John Mulaney and David Byrne fire up a strong show

The Talking Heads star helped the guest host deliver a knockout musical paean to the horrors of La Guardia airport Saturday Night Live returns from a short hiatus in time to catch up with the White Houses inept handling of the coronavirus outbreak. Despite not believing in science, Mike Pence (Beck Bennett) is taking charge of the task force. The VP attempts to field questions from reporters, only to be interrupted by the Democratic candidates, who turn the press conference into an impromptu debate. Charisma vacuum Mike Bloomberg (Fred Armisen) tries to present himself as a trustworthy leader in a time of crisis, only for Elizabeth Warren fifth in the polls but No1 in Bloombergs nightmares to slam him. Joe …

NBA TV goes over-the-top to offer live games and original programming to cord cutters

Cord-cutting basketball fans now have a new option for their non-stop hoops coverage. NBA TV is officially launching a direct-to-consumer subscription service today, making it the first linear TV sports league network to go over the top. The service, which will be available both on the web at NBA.com and through the NBA app, will include more than 100 exclusive, out-of-market live games, original programming and on-demand video for $6.99 per month. You can also pay the annual price of $59.99 for a small discount. The launch won’t impact customers with pay-TV subscriptions, as they’ll still be able to watch NBA TV by authenticating with their TV provider. In addition to the enhanced games, NBA TV promises more than 100 …