After the coffee. Before deciding whether to give
The Skinny: It feels like Thursday but it's only Wednesday. Normally this would bug me, but I have so much work I'm trying to get done before next week that I'm actually kind of glad this week is dragging. Wednesday's roundup includes the end of
Daily Dose: The heavy spending
Happily ever after. This morning, Rupert Murdoch and his wife Wendy Deng Murdoch are expected to be in a
Report card. Jeff Zucker is approaching his one-year anniversary as head of CNN. Some of his moves to expand CNN beyond news and talk have paid off, but the network is still struggling in many areas, particularly mornings and prime time and is coming off a particularly rough stretch of low ratings.
Scrubbed out. MTV is backing away from its latest reality show "Scrubbing In" about nurses, which on paper sounded more like a soap opera then a serious look at the hard work nurses do. According to Variety, MTV has gone back and re-edited the series and is also shifting it out of prime time after just a few weeks on the air after it got complaints from the American Nurses Assn. I'm going to show my age, but the backlash reminds me of the heat
Maybe they can try out Billy or Daniel or Stephen. Are
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[For the record: A previous version of this column incorrectly said that ABC had cancelled "Revenge."]