After the coffee. Before watching hearings on the
The Skinny: I hate that because of DVRs and video-on-demand I'm not supposed to talk about the plot twists on last night's episode of "24." I'll just say they fooled me. I should have known better. Today's roundup includes a feud between
Daily Dose: Sens.
Not a Hallmark moment. Investors in Crown Media, parent company of Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel, should be feeling good. Ratings are up at the channels, cash flow is growing and the stock has almost doubled in the last 18 months. Instead, minority shareholders are upset with Crown and its majority shareholder
Verdicts are in. Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was found guilty of phone hacking, but his predecessor, Rebekah Brooks, who was also charged with hacking, making payoffs to officials and obstruction of justice, walked. Coulson, who went on to become spokesperson for British Prime Minister David Cameron, is looking at jail time. The hacking scandal which led to the arrests of Coulson and Brooks put a dark cloud over media mogul
Goal! The U.S. may have broken hearts by tying with Portugal, but the game also was a turning point for soccer here in the States in terms of ratings. More than 18 million people watched Sunday's World Cup match on
Not so fast. On Monday, the New York Times wrote that besides
Product placement gone awry. Pangu Plaza, a luxury hotel in Beijing, cut a deal for product placement with