The Skinny: It's election day here so do your civic duty and remember to take nothing for granted. Tuesday's stories include a new president at
Daily Dose: Now that the upfronts are done, the big TV production companies have rolled out the red carpet for top television executives from around the globe who come here every May for a shopping spree. Screenings are going on throughout the week and then the deal-making gets done. Dramas are the easy sell, comedies are tougher because sometimes humor doesn't travel as well. Given the increase in sitcoms picked up for the fall, it will be interesting to see how that affects the deals this week.
The British are coming! Deborah Turness, news editor for the British TV channel ITV, has been tapped as the new president of NBC News. Turness takes over for Steve Capus, who resigned in March. Besides trying to get NBC's morning program
I'm available. Seth MacFarlane once again said he is not available to host next year's Oscars. This time, we seem to believe him. So who wants this thankless job that serves only to give anyone with a Twitter account a chance to play critic?
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Come on Miami! While many basketball fans may be cheering for an Indiana upset of Miami the
Inside the Los Angeles Times: United Talent Agency's new screening room has become the envy of Hollywood.
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