After the coffee. Before making sure "The Americans" is on my DVR.
The Skinny: Very excited that FX's "The Americans" is back Wednesday night. If you're not watching, start. It will easily fill the void left by the shark-jumping "Homeland." I'm also strangely excited for the rain we're supposed to get. Today's Fix includes a preview of this Sunday's
Daily Dose: Broadcasters are hoping that the daughter of a Supreme Court justice can help persuade the high court that Aereo -- the start-up service that distributes local TV signals via the Internet -- is illegal and needs to be shutdown. In their filing in advance of arguments before the Supreme Court, the broadcasters cited work critical of a lower court ruling favoring Aereo by Jane
Too close to call. This Sunday's Oscars is gearing up to be one of the toughest to predict in years, particularly in the best picture category, where "Gravity," "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle" are expected to duke it out. The Los Angeles Times looks at this year's show and the challenges folks may have with their office pool as well as a peek behind the scenes at all the work that goes into pulling off the Oscars.
No more trouble with the curve.
Real trouble with the curve. As reported last week in the Los Angeles Times, SportsNet LA, the Dodgers-owned network that
But will there be enough parking? The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences planned museum in the old May Co. building (a few blocks from my mansion) is trying to walk a fine line between serious institution devoted to the art of film and cheesy tourist attraction that will draw the masses. With $300 million being spent, perhaps it can afford to be both.
Ignorance as a defense. Former
Solid debut. Although some of the critics were disappointed in
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