After the coffee. Before trying to shake off this sore throat and fever.
The Skinny: I've been a little under the weather the last two days. Hopefully the fever will fade later in the morning. Wednesday's roundup includes some late-breaking news out of
Daily Dose: ABC News has unveiled some big changes Wednesday morning. Diane Sawyer will step down at the end of summer as anchor of "World News Tonight" and David Muir will succeed her. Sawyer will remain with ABC News as an anchor of investigative reports. Also,
Big rebound. Advertisers are betting on NBC this fall. The network indicated it has pretty much completed selling advertising inventory for the fall TV season, taking in just over $2.5 billion. That's a 12% increase from last year's total. Besides a better prime time lineup, NBC also has next year's Super Bowl. NBC's cable properties -- including USA and
Making the rounds. DirecTV and AT&T Chief Executives
The magic box. Can
The revolution is over. Joe Roth is near a deal to sell his Revolution Studios to Fortress Investment Group for $500 million, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Revolution hasn't made a movie in almost 10 years but it still had a small presence in the TV biz and has a library.
Inside the Los Angeles Times:
TV pilot production in Los Angeles
. Legendary actor Eli Wallach, whose career spanned Broadway, spaghetti Westerns and even "The Godfather III,"
at the age of 98.