The Skinny: I'm on the East Coast right now so the blood moon happened past my bedtime. The pictures looked cool though. I survived my Seder. Now I just need to burn off the meal and hope the rain doesn't mess with my flight. Today's headlines include a look at Turner Broadcasting as it begins an executive overhaul. Also, looks like David Fincher won't direct a
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Changes. Once one of the most stable and quiet units of Time Warner Inc., Turner Broadcasting is in the midst of a makeover under new leadership. Some top executives have left voluntarily, some not but regardless change is the buzzword there. A little shaking up may not be such a bad idea.
The last picture show. As Hollywood converts to digital distribution, movie theaters in rural markets may be left behind if they can't afford to upgrade. Some are finding unique ways to raise money to overhaul their theaters. But not everyone may make it. The Wall Street Journal on the plight of small theater owners. Earlier this year, the Los Angeles Times reported on
Too much of a good thing? The addition of Thursday night football to the CBS prime-time schedule this fall may bring more ad dollars to the network. At the same time though another big prime-time package could also keep commercial rates on other outlets that have games from rising as fast as in previous years. Although the Thursday package on CBS is not new, the games are expected to get bigger ratings than they did when they were exclusively on the
Sounds perfect for a movie about Steve Jobs.
Inside the Los Angeles Times: Tribune's WGN hopes its new drama "Salem" can work some magic with viewers and advertisers.