Monday, February 6, 2012
What were your favorite ads from Super Bowl 46? Take our poll or share your pick in the comments section below.
The Patriots’ last-minute drive wasn’t the only thing that fell short last night during Super Bowl 46. This year’s lineup of advertisements was like Gronk’s ankle: questionable. And today, as the Monday morning quarterbacks out there rehash Tom Brady’s imperfections, plenty of casual fans around coffee shops and water coolers will be dissecting the commercials, as well. While the immediate reaction was that this year’s ads collectively didn’t stack up against some storied lineups from the past, a few have been garnering positive reviews across the interwebs. Bud Light, for instance, played to both frat boys and animal lovers in its ad featuring Weego, a rescue dog who brings cold ones when called. And the brown M&M scored points for …
Monday, January 30, 2012
We want to see how much Burlington loves the New England Patriots. Share your photos here.
Let's see how much Danvers loves the New England Patriots! We want you to upload your favorite fan photos; whether it's in the office, your Patriots pets, or your decked out car--show us how you're celebrating. Come Super Bowl Sunday, we want this page to be decked out in Burlington's Patriots pride. Upload your photo, or if you're having trouble, email Richard.Hosford@patch.com and we'll get it up. GO PATS!
Saturday, January 28, 2012
Sunbeam and DirecTV have reached an agreement, and channel 7's back on.
DirecTV customers and New England Patriots fans can breathe a sigh of relief, as DirecTV and Sunbeam reached an agreement earlier on Thursday. For more than two weeks, the dispute between Sunbeam and DirecTV had left about 200,000 DirecTV subscribers in the Boston TV market without access to NBC and the CW network programming, according to Boston.com. WHDH, the NBC affiliate in Boston, will broadcast the Superbowl, so without an agreement, those people would not have been able to see the game. With this past weekend's AFC win by the New England Patriots, local legislators got into the fight earlier this week and urged the two companies to come to terms before the Superbowl would be blacked out in Boston and Florida. "We are pleased to have…