After the coffee. Before buying my
The Skinny: I've been tired all week and Friday morning is no exception. Was out late at premiere for
Daily Dose: Sony Corp. held its investor day Thursday (see below) and talked about making TV the priority over movies. What that means for the media giant's lone U.S. cable channel -- the
Hungry for more. "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is expected to smoke everything else at the box office this weekend. The sequel to last year's
Small screen dreams. Sony Corp.'s entertainment unit, which is about to start making cuts, held an investor conference Thursday to calm concerns that it is in a downward spiral. Studio brass said it would shift its focus more toward television and also scrutinize its movie efforts more closely. Part of the push into television will be to take advantage of the growing international market for U.S. shows. Details of investor day from the Los Angeles Times and Reuters.
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Look under the cushions for change!
Not as easy as it looks.
Inside the sausage factory. Since it's Friday and you might want some reading material for the weekend, here's a look at the battle between the entertainment trades from Los Angeles Magazine. If you already know all the players, this will confirm your suspicions. If you don't, you'll be glad you don't live in this world.
Inside the Los Angeles Times: Kenneth Turan on "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire."
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