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Daily Archives : Aug 27, 2015

Two Broadcast Nets Slugging It Out to Finish as King of Summer

Two of the big four broadcast networks are in a dead heat as the race to finish on top in the summer ratings comes down to the wire. Media Life reports that ABC and NBC are tied in the key…

Stock Market Rebounds After Tough Stretch — But Did Media Stocks Get Left Behind?

As the Dow Jones average posted its biggest one-day gain in four years on Monday — rebounding from a six-day losing streak — media stocks appeared to lag behind the rest of the market, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The…

MTV’s Video Music Awards: Will This Year’s Ceremony Bring High-Fives … or Back Flips?

Even as the stock market was crashing Monday, Van Toffler’s spirits were heading in the other direction. “This is my favorite week,” he told me by phone from New York, referring to the days leading into the MTV Video Music…

Justin Bieber Look-Alike Found Dead

“Tobias ‘Toby’ Sheldon, the 35-year-old who spent more $100,000 on plastic surgery to look like Justin Bieber, was found dead last week,” reports the website of People magazine. The story continues, “According to TMZ, officials found his body on Aug….