After the coffee. Before seeing numbers for Under the Dome.
The Skinny: I liked the first hour of "Under the Dome" but was concerned that the show was moving too fast, and some of the subplots seemed silly. Episode 2 confirmed my fears. I will give it another shot next week but my patience is waning. Tuesday's headlines include Disney CEO Robert
Staying put. Robert Iger will extend his tenure as chief executive of
Smaller world. Tribune's deal to acquire 19 television stations owned by Local TV Holdings will increase consolidation among broadcasters and create more tension with pay-TV distributors. Part of Tribune's motivation, according to CEO Liguori, is to increase the number of TV stations the company owns to give it leverage when negotiating distribution deals with cable and satellite operators. Coverage of the Local TV Holdings deal from the Los Angeles Times and Wall Street Journal.
Tooting his horn. Alan Horn brought some much needed stability to Walt Disney Studios when he took over as chairman after Rich Ross was pushed out. In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Horn talks about his management style and says he's not afraid to say yes to a big-budget risk. What he won't say is whether
Where the money is. The
Can lightning strike twice? When History Channel took a chance on "The Bible," a miniseries from
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