The Skinny: I love the Saul Goodman character on
Daily Dose: Since putting its shows on
Playing catch-up. NBC has a lot work to do.
They're off to see the wizards. Warner Bros. and "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling are teaming up on new movies inspired by Potter's Hogwart's textbook "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." Rowling will write the screenplay for the first movie, which is a first for her. For Warner Bros. Chief Executive Kevin Tsujihara, forming a new agreement with Rowling is a huge coup as the "Harry Potter" franchise was huge for the studio. More from the Los Angeles Times and Variety.
Paying the price.
Better call Saul. "Breaking Bad" fans have something to cheer about. While the
Out of tune. Several big record labels including Sony and Universal have sued SiriusXM, charging that the satellite radio operator has violated copyright law. At issue are older songs SiriusXM has played that the labels charge SiriusXM has not paid copyright fees to use. If successful, the suit could also be bad news to Internet music services. Details from the New York Times.
Parting ways. Normally we steer clear of publishing news but we'll make an exception in the case of Tina Brown, who is exiting as editor of the Daily Beast, which is owned by
Inside the Los Angles Times: Mary McNamara on the new Netflix series "Derek" starring Ricky Gervais.
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