Ted Harbert knows what it feels like to miss out narrowly on a top entertainment job at NBC.
In the winter of 2000, Mr. Harbert was running NBC Studios in L.A. when network bosses passed him over (along with a field of other strong potential candidates) and announced that a young news producer named Jeff Read More
Comcast has signed a mega-lease for nearly 100,000 square feet in the Ernst & Young building at 5 Times Square, according to sources familiar with the transaction.
The cable company will relocate in May 2009 to the ninth, 10th and 11th floors of the 1.1-million-square-foot tower, owned by the Yonkers-based AVR Realty, from Brookfield Properties’ Read More
On Thanksgiving, the NFL Network will be showing the Indianapolis Colts vs. Atlanta Falcons game.
Problem is: most football fans won’t be able to watch the game at home.
Yesterday, during a conference call with reporters NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged that the NFL Network remains at odds with several of the country’s major cable distributors–including Comcast. Read More
On the never-ending frontier of newspaper self-criticism, The Washington Post has launched a project in which individual staffers take turns reading the previous day’s paper and writing an internal memo commenting on it. Today, Style section scribe Hank Stuever took the opportunity to deliver an extended riff of meta-criticism—second-guessing not merely page-one placement decisions but Read More
It’s too late to complain about winter, too early to ridicule the annual deluge of Hamptons real-estate articles (which should begin to appear any second now), and-alas-nobody has bought my idea for the ultimate reality-TV series: America’s Most Wanted Idol , a.k.a. Survivor, the Celebrity Cell Block Edition , starring MichaelJackson,MarthaStewart,James Brown, Diana Ross, Courtney Read More