After the coffee. Before deciding what movie not to see this weekend.
The Skinny: I'm going to try to not stuff myself on
Daily Dose: Aereo is not the only new distribution company that broadcasters are trying to shut down. Aereokiller, a knockoff company that also offers broadcast signals via the Internet, is being sued by the networks. On Thursday, Fox,
Faster and Louder. "Fast & Furious 6" is expected to smoke "
Did you get your bid in? A lot of suitors are sniffing around the online video website Hulu. Bids for the company, which is owned by
There's always money in the banana stand. Netflix will debut 15 new episodes of the cult sitcom "Arrested Development" this weekend. The show, which ran on Fox for three seasons, from 2003 to 2006, has grown in popularity since then and its loyal audience has been begging for more shows. The entire cast, which includes
New screening rooms aren't cheap. United Talent Agency has retained investment banker Moelis & Co. to explore selling a stake in the agency, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Over the last few years, rival agencies CAA and WME also sold stakes in their businesses. UTA clients include
No rest for the weary.
It used to be that summer was a time for TV executives to worry about the fall and for viewers to catch up on the shows they missed during the season. But the days of taking three months off and throwing nothing but reruns on are gone. Besides the usual assortment of cable shows coming on in the summer, the broadcast networks also have some big projects. A preview from the
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