After the coffee. Before deciding whether to see "Nymphomaniac" now or wait for the edited version on cable.
The Skinny: Caught Sunday's "The Walking Dead" last night where the Lizzie character got Fredo'd. Godfather fans will get the reference. Tough to watch, but she had to go. Wednesday's roundup includes a recap of Disney's annual meeting and
Daily Dose: Not only will non-
Peace at least. Viacom settled its seven-year legal battle with Google's YouTube, which was once seen as a huge fight between the freewheeling online video world and traditional media. Viacom contended that YouTube was not aggressive enough (or aggressive at all) about taking pirated material down from its site. YouTube countered (and initial verdicts agreed) that it was enough for them to take pirated fare down when alerted as opposed to being more proactive. While technology has made it easier for such material to be found, I can still catch plenty of unauthorized clips of TV and movies on the site. More on the settlement from the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal and Variety.
Who you gonna call? The search is on for a director for "Ghostbusters 3," the long-anticipated next chapter of the 1980s hit movies. Ivan Reitman, who manned the first two, is taking a pass. Of course, since
One step at a time. We can't catch every story out there and somehow this Wall Street Journal profile of NBC Entertainment boss Bob Greenblatt from a few days ago slipped by me. It's a look at the roller coaster ride Greenblatt has been on for the past couple of years as he tries to rebuild NBC and worth a read.
RIP. John Agoglia, a senior NBC business executive during its 1980s and 1990s glory days who was known for his blunt negotiating style with talent, died at the age of 76. Agoglia played a key role in the decision to choose Jay Leno over
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