After the coffee. Before figuring out if I need a new hairstyle.
The Skinny: While I'm not a fan of Thursday night football, I do want to see the Chiefs-
Daily Dose: A helicopter owned by
Remember us? Much of the focus on this Sunday's
Broken news. Deadline Hollywood founder and editor Nikki Finke is turning up the volume in her fight with owner Jay Penske. Finke has been at odds with Penske since his Penske Media Corp. bought Variety and opted not to give her a role in running it. Now Finke thinks Variety is getting preferential treatment from Penske and wants to buy Deadline Hollywood back or be cut loose from her contract to start another site. So far, Penske has shown little interest in granting Finke -- who has reduced her presence on the site as of late -- her wishes. The latest on the Hollywood drama from the New York Times and Los Angeles Times. The New York Times says the site has become "bland" since Finke lowered her profile, which I'm sure made the rest of the staff there feel real good.
Hopping mad. The broadcast networks were dealt another blow in their legal fight against satellite company Dish Network and its AutoHop, a device that makes it easier to skip commercials while watching television. A New York federal judge denied
Writing a new script. Producer Mark Burnett, who rose to fame with the reality hit
Inside the Los Angeles Times: Kenneth Turan on "Enough Said," which stars the late
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