Daily Marauder

October 19, 2009, 2:45 PM


Officials say Colorado parents concocted the story that their young son was trapped in high-flying balloon to market themselves for a reality television deal. A yet-to-be-named “media outlet” that blurs “the line between entertainment and news” may be a conspirator. (Iwantmedia 10/19, Yahoo News 10/19)


Discovery’s TLC is filing a lawsuit against Jon Gosselin, the co-star of its smash reality show “Jon & Kate Plus 8.” The suit charges that Gosselin violated his contract by taking paying gigs from other television shows, including CBS’ “Entertainment Tonight” and “The Insider.” (Iwantmedia 10/19, LA Times 10/19)

NBC’s Brian Williams, anchor of the most-watched evening newscast, will become a special “contributor” to low-rated “The Jay Leno Show.” Also:“Jay Leno” is undermining the viewership of local late-night newscasts, which are a crucial source of revenue for affiliates. (Iwantmedia 10/19, Broadcasting & Cable 10/19)


Leave a Comment so far
Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: