TV biz veteran Ed Wilson has been named president of Tribune Broadcasting, where he'll oversee the company's 23 TV stations, Tribune Entertainment, WGN Superstation and WGN Radio.
Appropriately enough for Super Bowl weekend, the WGA and the studios were driving toward the end zone, looking to lock in a strike-ending deal as early as this week.
Talks between WGA leaders and top studio execs on Friday and Saturday have been productive enough to generate cautious optimism that a settlement to the three-month-old strike may soon be at hand.
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This Is Where I Leave You
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Terry Semel has logged off of Yahoo.
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