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  • ABC expected to tap OWN's Whitney Holland for scheduling position

    ABC expected to tap OWN's Whitney Holland for scheduling position
    ABC is expected to finally fill a key position in its scheduling department by tapping Whitney Holland as its new vice president of program planning and acquisitions, according to people close to her and ABC. Holland joins ABC from OWN, the cable...
  • 'Gatsby' does great. Upfront week! Bruce Rosenblum on way out.

    'Gatsby' does great. Upfront week! Bruce Rosenblum on way out.
    After the coffee. Before getting through two upfronts in one day. The Skinny: It's a beautiful day here in New York. Too bad I'll spend it indoors at the NBC and Fox upfronts, and then running in and out of Starbucks to steal their Wi-Fi to file blog...
  • Cannes crime spree! Billy Crystal tries TV. Sen. McCain makes case.

    Cannes crime spree! Billy Crystal tries TV. Sen. McCain makes case.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out what to do this weekend. The Skinny: Loyal readers know what a big fan I was of ABC's "Nashville." That's why last night's season finale was such a disappointment. What was once a cool breeze on a humid night is...
  • Kids' cable channel Hub hopes 'SheZow' has magic touch on ratings

    Kids' cable channel Hub hopes 'SheZow' has magic touch on ratings
    Television's latest animated superhero sports a purple skirt and cape, pink gloves and white go-go boots. She is also a he. Meet SheZow, the star of a cartoon debuting Saturday on the Hub, a kids' cable channel co-owned by cable programming giant...
  • 'Fast and Furious 6' laps 'Hangover III'; Hub looking for hits.

    'Fast and Furious 6' laps 'Hangover III'; Hub looking for hits.
    After the coffee. Before trying to persuade Netflix to make another season of "Men of a Certain Age." The Skinny: So far I've gotten through seven episodes of "Arrested Development." Unlike others who powered through all 15 like a kid with a pizza in...
  • AMC Networks buys Liberty Media's Chellomedia for $1.035 billion

    AMC Networks buys Liberty Media's Chellomedia for $1.035 billion
    AMC Networks Inc., parent of cable channels AMC, WE and IFC, has struck a deal to acquire Liberty Global's Chellomedia for $1.035 billion. For New York-based AMC Networks, the acquisition will vastly increase its international presence. Chellomedia...
  • Grumpy Cat's a star. Amazon picks shows. CBS' Franks retiring.

    Grumpy Cat's a star. Amazon picks shows. CBS' Franks retiring.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out where the month of May went. The Skinny: I've got a pile of pilots to watch, but I just can't find the energy right now. Instead, all I want to do is watch baseball and take naps. Thursday's headlines include a look...
  • Philip DeFranco goes from Web host to network exec

    Philip DeFranco goes from Web host to network exec
    Online sensation Philip DeFranco has found a new online home. The popular YouTube host has joined forces with Discovery Communications Inc.'s Revision3 in a deal scheduled to be announced Thursday. DeFranco will become senior vice president of...
  • 'The Purge' should top 'The Internship.' Tyler Perry lifts OWN.

    'The Purge' should top 'The Internship.' Tyler Perry lifts OWN.
    After the coffee. Before getting ready for the cable show in D.C. The Skinny: I'm flying to Washington tomorrow for the cable convention next week. I'm such a good soldier that I'll stay with family rather than a comfy hotel near the convention center....
  • Discovery founder John Hendricks sells $12.7 million in stock

    Discovery founder John Hendricks sells $12.7 million in stock
    Discovery Communications Inc. Executive Chairman John S. Hendricks has exercised stock options worth $12.7 million, according to a regulatory filing. The 61-year-old company founder sold 144,179 shares of Discovery common stock on Oct. 31 for prices...
  • Emmy loves Netflix! Shake-up at Turner. Comic-Con time.

    Emmy loves Netflix! Shake-up at Turner. Comic-Con time.
    After the coffee. Before avoiding the onslaught of Comic-Con tweets. The Skinny: Really hard getting motivated this morning. I keep getting distracted by all the Emmy coverage and being amused by reporters trying to top each other with arcane tweets...