| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:35 AM
After the coffee. Before deciding whether to pick the Jets or Patriots.
The Skinny: I love the Saul Goodman character on "Breaking Bad," but anytime I hear the words "spinoff," "prequel" or "sequel," I get very nervous as visions of "Joey" start...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 10:35 PM
NEW YORK -- There's been a lot of grousing about New York Fashion Week this season -- the packed crowds, the packed schedule, the faraway venues. And on Sunday afternoon, Diane von Furstenberg, president of the Council of Fashion Designers of America,...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:28 AM
After the coffee. Before Joe rethinks his vacation plans.
The Skinny: The boss is going on vacation next week and wisely giving me reign over the Fix. Or maybe not so wisely, given I stayed up too late watching "The Thick of It" on Hulu. Today's...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:32 AM
The U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in New York is tired of talking about Aereo, the start-up service that transmits broadcast TV signals to subscribers via the Internet that the broadcast industry is trying to shut down.
In April, a panel of judges...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 11:58 AM
On Monday, many who follow Hollywood — this space included — took a look at the fallout from “The Lone Ranger” on the film’s principals, which include Disney and Johnny Depp. It was followed up by many on Tuesday with further...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:15 AM
NEW YORK — In its 14-year history, the website CollegeHumor has accrued 4.7 million subscribers, won 11 Webby awards and drawn more than 2 billion page views in becoming a leader of the digital comedy world.
But it has never attempted one of the...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:08 AM
After the coffee. Before going back to my salad diet.
The Skinny: Had dinner at the iconic diner Pann's on Wednesday night and now I can't move. But it was worth it. Thursday's headlines include a potential scandal involving a top Miramax executive, CNN...
| May 31, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Henry Winkler has managed to stay in the comedy zeitgeist for more than 40 years, from his star-shot to fame on "Happy Days" in 1974 to the fourth season of "Arrested Development" on Netflix. These days Winkler continues to make recurring appearances on...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:31 PM
IAC Chairman Barry Diller launched into a spirited defense of the controversial Aereo Internet TV service, which will expand to 22 markets in the coming months -- even in the face of lawsuits from major media companies.
The service -- which uses tiny...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
If viewers are losing interest in broadcast TV, what can lure them back? Executives hope they have an answer: stars.
Lifting the curtain on their 2013-14 schedules at the "upfronts" in New York this week, the networks behaved like smartphone-...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:00 AM
NEW YORK — This week, the streets of midtown Manhattan will once again swarm with TV executives trying to woo ad buyers to their upcoming fall lineups with splashy presentations, star-packed cocktail parties and plentiful swag.
But there's an...