Super Bowl Advertising 2008

This Year’s Super Bowl Ads to Be Gentle and Sweet By STUART ELLIOTT Published: January 31, 2008 No matter how rough the action gets when the New England Patriots meet the New York Giants, the advertisers will be playing nice.

The Tonight Show Vs WGA

Leno Faces Writers Guild Action Over Monologues By BILL CARTER Published: January 5, 2008 A spokeswoman said Friday that the Writers Guild of America would definitely take some action against Jay Leno, who is a member.

Letterman Live

Letterman’s Back, With a Greeting From Clinton By JACQUES STEINBERG and BILL CARTER Published: January 3, 2008 The show’s producers inserted a one-line joke to precede David Letterman’s entrance — delivered not by the host but by Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, via satellite from Iowa.

Post Sopranos HBO

Tony Wasn’t Whacked, but What About HBO? By BILL CARTER Published: December 23, 2007 “The Sopranos” ending perfectly symbolized the black hole that the show’s departure left in the television landscape. What show is going to fill the gap it leaves behind?