Hollywood News Banter

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Kim Masters and John Horn of the Los Angeles Times discuss some of this week's top entertainment news stories.

- Shake-up in the independent film world. Universal ousts the head of Focus Features-- the studio's art house brand. Long-time head James Schamus is replaced by Peter Shlessel whose background is more in low budget genre films.

- Update on broadcast networks Fall launch: NBC does surprisingly well. Fox already renews Sleepy Hollow. ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. falters.

- With Breaking Bad ending on a series high of 10.3 million viewers will the networks learn from that show to allow series to build an audience?



Kim Masters