After the coffee. Before sending Tim Duncan a note to feel better.
The Skinny: I felt so bad for Tim Duncan missing that shot Thursday night and not just because I was rooting for the Spurs. He's a class act. Friday's headlines include a preview of the weekend box office and more drama at
Daily Dose: The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has tapped as its new president an executive familiar with mobile and digital platforms. Lucy Hood, executive director of the Institute for Communications Technology and Management at USC, will succeed Alan Perris, who is retiring from the Academy. Hood is also a former president of Fox Mobile Entertainment.
Monsters vs. Zombies. This weekend's box office battle is between
Staying or going? Hollywood started buzzing late Thursday that
Make your offer. Bids on Local TV LLC, an owner of 19 television stations in large and medium-sized markets, are due. The Wall Street Journal says the price tag for the stations could hit the $2.5-billion mark. Expected to bid are Sinclair, the nation's largest owner of TV stations, Nexstar Broadcasting and
Moving on. Howard Kurtz, the longtime media critic and host of
Let us play on our own. Fox told the
Follow me on Twitter. I am the world's most interesting tweeter. @JBFlint.