The Morning Fix: Upfront wraps, Warner Bros. wants Midway, Terminator’s strong start


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After the coffee. Before the flight back to L.A.

The New York Times looks back on the lighter moments of upfront week while Variety provides more details on just how the networks are cutting production costs on new and returning shows. Google held its own upfront as well, say The Hollywood Reporter.

Warner Bros. is making a play for bankrupt Midway Games, the video game company that had been owned by Viacom’s Sumner Redstone. The Los Angeles Times


‘Terminator Salvation’ pulled in $3 million in midnight screenings, a good sign for the long weekend. Variety.

He’s going to Disney World...sort of. The New York Times details the production of what’s been dubbed ‘Robobama,’ an audio-animatronic version of the president.

Former Time Warner CEO and current Citigroup Chairman Dick Parsons personal life has become public and a little messy, says The New York Daily News.

And in today’s Los Angeles Times: Memorial Day weekend box office preview. SAG and AFTRA ratify a new commercial contracts. No laughs at the CW Network.

-Joe Flint