After the coffee. Before finding a way to get that lost hour back.
The Skinny: I literally got chills watching "The Americans" on
Daily Dose: The
Help wanted. Do you have experience in broadcast and cable television? Are you willing to embrace new technologies? Do you have a deft sense of what makes for a good TV show? Can you manage in a corporate jungle with lots of office politics and colleagues with hidden agendas? Are you a good self promoter? If you checked yes to any of these questions then you might want to throw your hat into the ring to be president of the Disney/ABC TV Group. Perks include trips around the world and tickets to big awards shows. Please send resume to Disney Chairman Robert
A long journey. There is no shortage of opinions on "Noah" even though there is a shortage of people who have actually seen the movie, which opens later this month. Already
Clock is ticking. It's that time of year when the broadcast networks are developing new shows and trying to figure out which ones to put out to pasture. Variety looks at what shows may get the hook this May when the new fall schedules are presented in New York to advertisers. One show that won't be going away (duh) is the
Save my show. One TV show that had a lot going for it heading into the fall but has struggled is "The
Trouble with the curve. As any reader of mine knows, the Dodgers are having trouble getting their new network carried around town other than on
Hey, it's still cheaper than cable. Amazon is raising the price of its Prime video service $20 a year to $99. The move comes as Amazon continues to add original programming to its service, which already has an impressive library of movies and TV shows. It could have been worse. Amazon brass had hinted earlier that the price could go up by $40. Details from C/net.
Inside the Los Angeles Times: Mary McNamara on how Jimmy Fallon has revitalized NBC's "Tonight Show."
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