The first round of the National Football League draft drew its highest major-market television rating ever on ESPN as Jadeveon Clowney became the No. 1 pick and quarterback Johnny Manziel dropped to No. 22.
The dispute over whether Dish Network Corp.’s ad-skipping technology violates network television copyrights may turn on which court the second-biggest U.S. satellite-TV service persuades to hear the matter.
Beyonce Knowles, performing at the Super Bowl for the first time, is poised to draw more viewers at halftime than the game itself, fueled by the flap over the pop star’s lip-syncing at President Obama’s inauguration.