After the coffee. Before seeing if
The Skinny: I'll be curious to see how Fox's "Dads" did after all the nasty reviews from critics. I watched two episodes of "Dads," which is from
Daily Dose: Mark Hollinger, who has spent more than two decades at cable programming giant
Big gift. The Dalian Wanda Group, the Chinese media giant that bought the AMC movie theater chain, still has some loose change in its pockets. On Tuesday, it said it would donate $20 million to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the new film museum it is planning to open in 2017. Heck for $5 million more the academy would have probably renamed the
Tough job to fill. New Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (not to be confused with fictional Baltimore mayor Tommy Carcetti from
AMC's announcement that it would stretch the final season of "Mad Men" out over two years should have been the kind of news that makes people cheer. But to cynical media reporters (are there any other kind?), it was a sign of a network struggling to develop new hits. That AMC is also developing spinoffs for
and "The Walking Dead" is also seen by some as a sign that the creative juices are running dry.
takes a look at AMC and says "get it together."
No Apple products allowed. The
Schmooze skills. When
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