After the coffee. Before getting one of those
The Skinny: I feel bad that I haven't been watching any of the Winter Olympics. Of course, I don't feel so bad that I'll tune in Wednesday night. Wednesday's headlines include Charter's latest assault on
Daily Dose: The cable industry would like the
If at first you don't succeed. Having had its offer to buy Time Warner Cable rejected,
Eye-opening deal. Warner Bros. has struck a deal to buy Eyeworks for more than $270 million. No, Eyeworks is not a competitor to Lens Crafters, it is a Netherlands-based television production company that has content in several major territories including Europe, Australia an South America. Eyeworks makes both scripted and unscripted shows. It was the latter that made the company appealing to Warner Bros., which is already the biggest supplier of scripted content. Details on the deal from Variety.
Hitting the wrong note. Remember how once
Casting coup. CBS has landed
Get better. Tom Brokaw, the former anchor of NBC News who is still a presence on the network, disclosed that he is being treated for cancer. Brokaw, 74, said he has multiple myeloma, but is optimistic about recovery. Coverage from USA Today.
Inside the Los Angeles Times: Betsy Sharkey on the new version of "RoboCop."
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