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  • Jeff Robinov's new friends. Fox wants big bucks for '24' return.

    Jeff Robinov's new friends. Fox wants big bucks for '24' return.
    After the coffee. Before trying out a new dentist. The Skinny: Another intense episode of "The Americans" on Wednesday night. It almost made me forget the 20 minutes of "Mixology" I forced myself to endure. Almost. Thursday's roundup includes former...
  • Who will replace Anne Sweeney? Jimmy Fallon on a roll.

    Who will replace Anne Sweeney? Jimmy Fallon on a roll.
    After the coffee. Before finding a way to get that lost hour back.  The Skinny: I literally got chills watching "The Americans" on FX last night. I know I keep plugging it but trust me, it's worth an hour of your time. Thursday's roundup includes a...
  • Disney goes cloud! Stacey Snider to Fox? RIP Harold Ramis.

    Disney goes cloud! Stacey Snider to Fox? RIP Harold Ramis.
    After the coffee. Before checking Seth Meyers' debut ratings. The Skinny: Do you know how often I quote from Harold Ramis movies? Probably every day something from "Ghostbusters" or "Animal House" leaves my lips. He will be missed. Today's Morning...
  • Winners of the L.A. Times' 2013 Editorial Awards

    Winners of the L.A. Times' 2013 Editorial Awards
    The Times' Editorial Awards for 2013, handed out in a ceremony Thursday night, honored both accountability journalism and what Editor Davan Maharaj called “the ever-growing types of journalism we produce in this Digital Age.” “This age...
  • Oscar fever! Warner Bros. has no more trouble with the curve.

    Oscar fever! Warner Bros. has no more trouble with the curve.
    After the coffee. Before making sure "The Americans" is on my DVR. The Skinny: Very excited that FX's "The Americans" is back Wednesday night. If you're not watching, start. It will easily fill the void left by the shark-jumping "Homeland." I'm also...
  • Will 'Son of God' rise at box office? Parity comes to the Oscars.

    Will  'Son of God' rise at box office? Parity comes to the Oscars.
    After the coffee. Before getting my boat out of the garage. The Skinny: Am I the only one disappointed (but not surprised) that Jay Leno couldn't go two weeks without popping back up on a late-night TV show? Maybe there is a 12-step program for him....
  • 'Gravity' and '12 Years a Slave' win big. 'Non-Stop' flies to top.

    'Gravity' and '12 Years a Slave' win big. 'Non-Stop' flies to top.
    After the coffee. Before erasing the Oscars from my already packed DVR. The Skinny: I'd love to tell you I was at all the hot parties last night. While I was certainly in demand — sorry, Graydon and Madonna — I opted to stay home and watch...
  • Apple buys Beats Electronics, Hulu eyes 'Community'

    Apple buys Beats Electronics, Hulu eyes 'Community'
    After the coffee. Before figuring out how to make May last longer. The Skinny: I caught most of the Don Rickles roast/tribute on Spike on Wednesday night. It was pretty entertaining, although I'm not really sure what having newscaster Brian Williams...
  • Al Jazeera America preps launch, 'The Butler' had lots of help

    Al Jazeera America preps launch, 'The Butler' had lots of help
    After the coffee. Before remembering to smile. Well, it's worth a shot! The Skinny: Are the Dodgers ever going to lose? Serves me right for turning the game off when the Mets were up 4-0 and watching "Scarface" on AMC. Thursday's headlines include a...
  • Al Jazeera America sues AT&T! Judge Judy rakes in the bucks

    Al Jazeera America sues AT&T! Judge Judy rakes in the bucks
    After the coffee. Before cleaning my desk off for vacation. The Skinny: Either I'm starting to lose it, or my digital video recorder has stopped listening to me. It was supposed to record the Fox Sports 1 show "Crowd Goes Wild" and "Breaking Bad" and,...
  • Al Jazeera America's debut underwhelms television critics

    The early reviews are in for the first day of programming on Al Jazeera America. If there's a consensus, it's that the new network, which has pitched for months itself as an unbiased alternative to opinionated and sensationalized cable news shows in the...