After the coffee. Before making this heat wave end.
The Skinny: I caught up on
Daily Dose: I am asked by Dodger fans every day what is going on with the Dodgers' SportsNet LA channel. Everyone wants to know if
Dialing Direct. Although a deal is no certainty and talks are very preliminary, news that telecommunications giant AT&T has expressed interest in satellite broadcaster DirecTV had everyone buzzing Thursday. AT&T's approach came after
Casting a web. "
Punching above its weight.
Betting lines. In just over a week, the broadcast networks will unveil their fall schedules to advertisers. That means everyone starts playing guessing games on what pilots will be picked for the new lineups. I'm too old and tired to keep up with the day-to-day buzz on what's hot and what's not, which is usually based on what projects your agent source is handling. Here's the Hollywood Reporter on 10 pilots likely to make the cut.