The Skinny: I know its sacrilege to ever have a bad thought about "Mad Men" so I'll only say I'm glad
X marks the spot. "X-Men: Days of Future Past," which sounds more like the title of a Moody Blues album (yes, I said album) than it does a movie, dominated the Memorial Day box office with a take north of $110 million. Not nearly as strong was the romantic comedy "Blended," starring
Tell us how you really feel. "There are good reasons the Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission should block Comcast’s $45-billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable," an editorial in the New York Times says. It goes on to compare a combination of Comcast and Time Warner Cable to the
Time to sell.
Switching courts. The Tennis Channel has launched an online service that it is selling directly to consumers. Called Tennis Channel Plus, the service costs $59.99 a year and is being marketed as a complement to the linear channel. The new offering won't have the same material as the flagship channel because that would likely run afoul of agreements the network has with distributors. The Los Angeles Times on the new outlet. Meanwhile Reuters reports that
Inside the Los Angeles Times:
Musicians are getting
about the growing trend of Hollywood movie studios outsourcing film scores.
's summer medical drama "The Night Shift."