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Revolving Door Newsletter: 10.04.13
CBS Extends Letterman's Contract; Cuts Coming to Reuters

So What Do You Do, Robert Verdi, Logo TV Host?
The ubiquitous fashion media personality discusses his latest TV project, his plan to get his own cable network, and how Twitter's helping him turn a profit.

So What Do You Do, Nina Garcia, Marie Claire Fashion Director & Project Runway Judge?
Tastemaker and Project Runway judge Nina Garcia dishes on becoming a household name, juggling her TV persona with her magazine job, and what it takes to make it to the top.

So What Do You Do, Ann Curry, News Anchor, The Today Show?
The anchor talks about interviewing major newsmakers, witnessing global hardships, and bringing her personal life into the public eye on Today.

So What Do You Do, Robbie Myers, Editor-In-Chief, Elle?
At the helm of the world's largest fashion mag, Myers sizes up the future of print and explains how Elle's early embrace of reality TV boosted the brand.

So What Do You Do, Harry Smith, Co-Anchor, The Early Show?
Harry Smith discusses the 'pressure to make the needle move' on network TV and contends that reporting 'will always pay' in the evolving broadcast sector.

So What Do You Do, Hoda Kotb, Co-Anchor, The Today Show?
Enduring 27 rejections before landing an on-air job, Hoda Kotb talks about breaking into broadcast news and taking on Today's fourth hour.

So What Do You Do, Harvey Levin, Executive Producer and Host, TMZ?
TMZ ringmaster Harvey Levin spills on breaking the news of Michael Jackson's death, from delivering continuous scoop to earning street cred from traditional media.

So What Do You Do, Linda Fairstein, Bestselling Crime Novelist?
From sex crimes prosecutor to prolific author, Linda Fairstein plots a page-turner a year, markets herself online, and doles out PR wisdom for new writers.

So What Do You Do, Laura Brown, Features & Special Projects Director, Harper's Bazaar?
Recently recognizable from Bravo's The Fashion Show, Bazaar's Laura Brown protects a 141-year-old brand and champions publicity efforts.

So What Do You Do, 'Page Six' Editor Richard Johnson?
New York's gossip king Richard Johnson says Internet competition sharpens his news judgment, predicts a media monetization model and considers penning a book.

So What Do You Do, Isaac Mizrahi, The Fashion Show Host/Liz Claiborne Creative Director?
The prolific designer dishes on the 'irresistible drama' of hosting a reality show, and getting personal on his video blog.

So What Do You Do, Sally Singer, Fashion News/Features Director, Vogue?
Amid the buzz of New York Fashion Week, this magazine veteran addresses the economy's impact on fashion and discusses the finer points of selecting cover subjects.

So What Do You Do, Ilene Chaiken, Creator/Exec. Producer Of The L Word?
The Showtime scribe dishes on being out in Hollywood, breaking new ground in TV, and learning the ropes from Aaron Spelling.

So What Do You Do, Joni Evans, CEO, wowOwow.com?
The publishing powerhouse talks about launching a women's Web site and how the Internet can save the 'broken' book industry.

So What Do You Do, Bill Geddie, Executive Producer, The View?
Barbara Walters' main man on 20 years of wrangling TV divas and getting in touch with his maternal instincts.

So What Do You Do, Charlie Collier, AMC Vice President and General Manager?
Fresh from his network's historic Emmy win, the AMC exec weighs in on the Mad Men phenomenon and the importance of 'enduring cool.'

So What Do You Do, Andre Leon Talley, Editor-at-Large, Vogue?
The fashion bible's main man discusses his telepathic connection with Anna Wintour, the blight of reality television, and Jennifer Hudson's infamous Oscar outfit.

So What Do You Do, Joe Zee, Creative Director, Elle?
Elle's main man serves haute dish on his new reality show gig and Nina Garcia's departure.

So What Do You Do, Matt Blank, Chairman and CEO of Showtime Networks?
Ahead of Weeds' season four premiere, Showtime's chief exec weighs in on A-listers and why dysfunctional TV families rule

So What Do You Do, Kathie Lee Gifford?
Gifford and her perky persona wake up to a comeback on Today.

So What Do You Do, Dominick Dunne, Author, Vanity Fair Special Correspondent?
The courtroom chronicler on trainwreck celebrity justice and the diagnosis that has him rushing to finish his next book.

So What Do You Do, Charla Lawhon, Managing Editor, InStyle?
InStyle's top editor on going Hollywood, talking to Katie (but not Tom), and why George Clooney isn't cover-worthy.

So What Do You Do, Fern Mallis, Senior Vice President IMG Fashion?
The originator of New York Fashion Week on the event's impact, her legacy, and why well-rounded people make the best fashion execs.

So What Do You Do, Tiki Barber, The Today Show, Correspondent?
Tiki talks his new job, Project Runway, and empathizing with Michael Vick.

So What Do You Do, Deborah Norville, Inside Edition Anchor, Bestselling Author?
The television vet and author on the power of positive thinking and the dangers of keeping your mouth shut.

So What Do You Do, Ashleigh Banfield, Court TV Anchor?
After speaking her mind got her banished to NBC's "warehouse," this TV woman found an unlikely home at Court TV.

So What Do You Do, Henry Schleiff, President & CEO, Crown Media
Talking Michael's, markets, and movie making with Hallmark's president and CEO.

So What Do You Do, Joy Behar, Co-host of The View?
The View's most enduring co-host discusses working with Barbara, Whoopi, and Rosie, and reveals why she'll never quit standup.

So What Do You Do, Jeffrey Toobin, Author?
The author, who moonlights as a CNN legal analyst and a New Yorker writer, describes getting Supreme Court justices to divulge the high court's inner workings for his book.

So What Do You Do, Margaret Russell, Editor-in-Chief, Elle Decor?
Why she's happy to be left behind on summer Fridays and other tidbits from this shelter mag editrix.

So What Do You Do, Brian Williams, anchor NBC Nightly News?
The former volunteer firefighter discusses his headline-making career in TV news and his late-night kitchen-cleaning habit

So What Do You Do, Glenda Bailey, Editor-In-Chief, Harper's Bazaar?
From scheduling cover stars to sync with their legal woes to casting Chloe Sevigny in a recent rehab-inspired layout, one of fashion's top EICs tells why her work matters.

So What Do You Do, Jim Bell, Executive Producer, Today?
One man dishes on how a summer job pushing a wheelchair turned him away from law school and into a career in television.

So What Do You Do, Tina Brown?
The prolific editor and first-time author talks about her #1 debut, The Diana Chronicles.

So What Do You Do, Kate White, Editor-In-Chief, Cosmopolitan?
Cosmo's editor-in-chief turned novelist-in-demand on conquering the magazine industry and working in the shower.

So What Do You Do, Nancy Grace, CNN Headline News?
Leaving Court TV, thoughts on Alec Baldwin, Paris Hilton, Star Jones and the network's new direction.

So What Do You Do, Glenn Beck, CNN Headline News?
Headline News' controversial anchor on being "a conservative, not a journalist," and hanging with D. Sawyer.

So What Do You Do, Al Roker?
The Today show's weatherman weighs in on why he'll never quit his day job, Star Jones' rapidly shrinking frame, and flying coach with the family.

So What Do You Do, Campbell Brown
Weekend Today co-host explains her passion for hard news, how the Hilary campaign should use Bill, and the true story behind her name.

So What Do You Do, Soledad O'Brien?
The CNN anchor talks about motherhood, race, Hurricane Katrina and technology

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Taking a Lunch Break... - Posted August 6, 2014
Our resident Lunch reporter Diane Clehane begins her annual August hiatus. But, worry not, she'll be back on the beat after Labor Day (Sept. 3, to be exact) when the media bigwigs return to Michael's in full force. Until then here ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Taking a Lunch Break... - Posted August 6, 2014
Our resident Lunch reporter Diane Clehane begins her annual August hiatus. But, worry not, she'll be back on the beat after Labor Day (Sept. 3, to be exact) when the media bigwigs return to Michael's in full force. Until then here ... [FishbowlNY]

Taking a Lunch Break... - Posted May 7, 2014
Sad to say, our fearless Lunch columnist Diane Clehane was feeling under the weather today, so she had to skip her usual rounds at Michael's. We have no doubt she'll be back in top form next week and ready to dish ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Taking a Lunch Break... - Posted May 7, 2014
Sad to say, our fearless Lunch columnist Diane Clehane was feeling under the weather today, so she had to skip her usual rounds at Michael's. We have no doubt she'll be back in top form next week and ready to dish ... [FishbowlNY]

The Good Life is Going Well, Says Dr. Oz - Posted April 30, 2014
[caption id="attachment_212119" align="alignleft" width="304"] Dr. Mehmet Oz and Lisa Oz at the TIME 100 Gala. (Getty Images)[/caption] "I think TIME 100 is an iconic event," said Dr. Mehmet Oz at the TIME 100 Gala last night, where ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Good Life is Going Well, Says Dr. Oz - Posted April 30, 2014
[caption id="attachment_212119" align="alignleft" width="304"] Dr. Mehmet Oz and Lisa Oz at the TIME 100 Gala. (Getty Images)[/caption] "I think TIME 100 is an iconic event," said Dr. Mehmet Oz at the TIME 100 Gala last night, where ... [FishbowlNY]

Richard Johnson, Diane Clehane Compare Michael's Lunch Notes - Posted March 10, 2014
How's this for a handsome couple? On the left is our indefatigable "Lunch" columnist Diane Clehane. On the right, New York Post columnist ... [GalleyCat]

Richard Johnson, Diane Clehane Compare Michael's Lunch Notes - Posted March 10, 2014
How's this for a handsome couple? On the left is our indefatigable "Lunch" columnist Diane Clehane. On the right, New York Post columnist ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Richard Johnson, Diane Clehane Compare Michael's Lunch Notes - Posted March 10, 2014
How's this for a handsome couple? On the left is our indefatigable "Lunch" columnist Diane Clehane. On the right, New York Post columnist ... [FishbowlNY]

Taking a Lunch Break... - Posted January 22, 2014
Unfortunately, today's Lunch at Michael's fell victim to the Polar Vortex, Part Deux. Apparently, few VIPs wanted to trudge through the city's slushy, slippery sidewalks. And we don't blame them. Our intrepid columnist Diane Clehane... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Taking a Lunch Break... - Posted January 22, 2014
Unfortunately, today's Lunch at Michael's fell victim to the Polar Vortex, Part Deux. Apparently, few VIPs wanted to trudge through the city's slushy, slippery sidewalks. And we don't blame them. Our intrepid columnist Diane Clehane... [FishbowlNY]

Diane Clehane on the Lunch That Changed Her Life - Posted January 14, 2014
Every Wednesday, as many of you already know, our "Lunch" columnist Diane Clehane catches up at Michael's with all sorts of interesting media folks. Most rece... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Diane Clehane on the Lunch That Changed Her Life - Posted January 14, 2014
Every Wednesday, as many of you already know, our "Lunch" columnist Diane Clehane catches up at Michael's with all sorts of interesting media folks. Most rece... [FishbowlNY]

Taking a Lunch Break... - Posted November 13, 2013
Sad, but true. Our fearless Lunch columnist Diane Clehane was feeling a bit under the weather today -- though still on her high from chatting with Mrs. Patmore -- so she won't be dishing about the scene at Michael's. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Taking a Lunch Break... - Posted November 13, 2013
Sad, but true. Our fearless Lunch columnist Diane Clehane was feeling a bit under the weather today -- though still on her high from chatting with Mrs. Patmore -- so she won't be dishing about the scene at Michael's. ... [FishbowlNY]

Marie Claire EIC Fetes Randi Zuckerberg - Posted November 4, 2013
Here at FishbowlNY, we don't normally report about Monday lunch at Michael's. However, in advance of our columnist Diane Clehane's next Wednesday hit parade, for which she will be joined by a Downton Abbey cast member, we wanted to make the rare exception. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Marie Claire EIC Fetes Randi Zuckerberg - Posted November 4, 2013
Here at FishbowlNY, we don't normally report about Monday lunch at Michael's. However, in advance of our columnist Diane Clehane's next Wednesday hit parade, for which she will be joined by a Downton Abbey cast member, we wanted to make the rare exception. ... [FishbowlNY]

Taking a Lunch Break... Instead, Here's a Shot of Miley Cyrus (Gasp!) Tastefully Dressed - Posted October 23, 2013
Our intrepid Lunch columnist Diane Clehane won't be covering the scene at Michael's today because she was up until the wee hours last night as one of the producers of The Fashion Group International's 30th Annual Nigh... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Taking a Lunch Break... Instead, Here's a Shot of Miley Cyrus (Gasp!) Tastefully Dressed - Posted October 23, 2013
Our intrepid Lunch columnist Diane Clehane won't be covering the scene at Michael's today because she was up until the wee hours last night as one of the producers of The Fashion Group International's 30th Annual Nigh... [FishbowlNY]

Weight Watchers Rebrands Spokesperson Jessica Simpson - Posted September 26, 2013
Here's an interesting takeaway from FishbowlNY regular Diane Clehane's latest Lunch column: rather than ... [PRNewser]

Behold... Brigitte Bardot - Posted July 19, 2013
In a recent FishbowlNY "Lunch" column, Diane Clehane mentioned that PR maven Catherine Saxton was headed to St. Tropez for parties aboard Denise Rich's yacht and at another location hosted by Ivan... [GalleyCat]

Taking a Lunch Break - Posted May 22, 2013
Sorry, folks. Our fair Diane Clehane is off for the day, but Lunch will be back next week. (Hmm, wonder who got her usual perch at Michael's?) In the meantime, check out some of her recent celebrity spottings and interviews: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Taking a Lunch Break - Posted May 22, 2013
Sorry, folks. Our fair Diane Clehane is off for the day, but Lunch will be back next week. (Hmm, wonder who got her usual perch at Michael's?) In the meantime, check out some of her recent celebrity spottings and interviews: ... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch Takes a Sick Day - Posted April 25, 2012
Sorry, folks. Our fair Diane Clehane is taking the day off, but Lunch will be back next week. (Hmm, wonder who got her usual perch at Michael's?) In the meantime, check out some of her recent celebrity spottings and interviews: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch Takes a Sick Day - Posted April 25, 2012
Sorry, folks. Our fair Diane Clehane is taking the day off, but Lunch will be back next week. (Hmm, wonder who got her usual perch at Michael's?) In the meantime, check out some of her recent celebrity spottings and interviews: ... [FishbowlNY]

Eliot Spitzer on 'In the Arena': For people 'who don't happen to be watching the Knicks or American Idol and want news.' - Posted April 28, 2011
FishbowlNY contributor Diane Clehane was at her usual perch Wednesday, at Michael's restaurant where media bigs do lunch. Diane sat down with f... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Bill Clinton on Digg; Oprah's brand; Lunch at Michael's; Jerry Jones on YouTube - Posted April 15, 2010
WebNewser: Digg Dialogg Books Bill Clinton for Earth Day Q&A Advertising Age: Oprah Bio Won't Impact 'Teflon' Brand, Experts Say TechNewsWorld: Tweet Your Way Into a ... [PRNewser]

Marie Claire's Nina Garcia Is In - Posted January 28, 2010
Last week, we were so excited about Marie Claire's new publisher, N... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Marie Claire's Nina Garcia Is In - Posted January 28, 2010
Last week, we were so excited about Marie Claire's new publisher, N... [FishbowlNY]

Covering Michael's And The Kiddie Table - Posted January 5, 2010
Here's some Revolving Door news that's close to home. FishbowlNY's own Diane Clehane, who so expertly covers the comings and goings of the media playground at Michael's every Wednesday, will now also be covering the c... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Covering Michael's And The Kiddie Table - Posted January 5, 2010
Here's some Revolving Door news that's close to home. FishbowlNY's own Diane Clehane, who so expertly covers the comings and goings of the media playground at Michael's every Wednesday, will now also be covering the c... [FishbowlNY]

Hoda Kotb Tells Us Her Story - Posted July 22, 2009
FishbowlNY Contributing Editor Diane Clehane conducted a lengthy interview with ... [TVNewser]

Harper's Brown Loves Making "A Fantastical Idea A Reality" - Posted June 5, 2009
Harper's Bazaar features and special projects director Laura Brown spoke with FishbowlNY contributor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Harper's Brown Loves Making "A Fantastical Idea A Reality" - Posted June 5, 2009
Harper's Bazaar features and special projects director Laura Brown spoke with FishbowlNY contributor ... [FishbowlNY]

Larry Kramer Tells Laurel at Michael's: 'We Need a New Generation of Storytellers' - Watch the Video! - Posted February 19, 2009
<img alt="ltlunch.jpg" src="/fishbowlny/files/original/ltlunch.jpg" width="400" height="255" Pictured above, Jack Rotherham of Metacafe. Watch now: mediabistro.com founder Laurel Touby t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Larry Kramer Tells Laurel at Michael's: 'We Need a New Generation of Storytellers' - Watch the Video! - Posted February 19, 2009
<img alt="ltlunch.jpg" src="/fishbowlny/files/original/ltlunch.jpg" width="400" height="255" Pictured above, Jack Rotherham of Metacafe. Watch now: mediabistro.com founder Laurel Touby t... [FishbowlNY]

Sally Singer on the Relevance of Vogue - Posted February 18, 2009
FBNY's Diane Clehane interviewed Vogue's Sally Singer for a 'So What Do You Do?' feature currently running on... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sally Singer on the Relevance of Vogue - Posted February 18, 2009
FBNY's Diane Clehane interviewed Vogue's Sally Singer for a 'So What Do You Do?' feature currently running on... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 12.04.08 - Posted December 4, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Liz Smith Lunches With FishbowlNY! - Posted October 1, 2008
Well, sort of, anyway (we can dream!). In this week's New York ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Liz Smith Lunches With FishbowlNY! - Posted October 1, 2008
Well, sort of, anyway (we can dream!). In this week's New York ... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker (p.m. edition): Adoption, Bohrman, E-Cards... - Posted August 18, 2008
> TVNewser contributor Diane Clehane writes about her experience, and the experience of others, regarding Chinese adoption on Vanityfair.com. She quotes 48 Hours EP Susan Zirinsky, who adopted a baby from China in 1996: "Instead... [TVNewser]

Diane Clehane on VF.com: The Chinese Adoption Effect - Posted August 18, 2008
China may just be a backdrop (and a ratings cash cow) for NBC, but you will no doubt be completely unsurprised to learn that there is a huge multi-faceted country behind the quick eye-pleasing blurbs that fill up airtim... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Diane Clehane on VF.com: The Chinese Adoption Effect - Posted August 18, 2008
China may just be a backdrop (and a ratings cash cow) for NBC, but you will no doubt be completely unsurprised to learn that there is a huge multi-faceted country behind the quick eye-pleasing blurbs that fill up airtim... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: Brown, Iger, Gifford... - Posted July 31, 2008
> CNN anchor Campbell Brown will anchor, "Roads to Ruin: Why America is Falling Apart," tomorrow at 8pmET. The program looks at the nation's crumbling highways and bridges, with guests from across the country (New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and California governor ... [TVNewser]

Fashion Week: Oscar Posse Holds Breath On Red Carpet Fate - Posted February 8, 2008
Academy Awards show producer Gil Cates has done such a good job of keeping his plans for an 'alternate' broadcast should the writer's strike remain unresolved come February 24, that even Academy insiders who would ordinarily be gearing up for the big night by now are still in the dark. Tom... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fashion Week: Oscar Posse Holds Breath On Red Carpet Fate - Posted February 8, 2008
Academy Awards show producer Gil Cates has done such a good job of keeping his plans for an 'alternate' broadcast should the writer's strike remain unresolved come February 24, that even Academy insiders who would ordinarily be gearing up for the big night by now are still in the dark. Tom... [FishbowlNY]

Fashion Week: Editors, Stylists in Frock Shock Over KO'ed Vanity Fair Fete - Posted February 7, 2008
What's an A-list actress to do if she's found the designer dress of her dreams for Vanity Fair's Oscar party now that the legendary bash has been cancelled? And what about the editors who rely on those indelible images from Morton's that seem to live on for eternity? Those were questions... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fashion Week: Editors, Stylists in Frock Shock Over KO'ed Vanity Fair Fete - Posted February 7, 2008
What's an A-list actress to do if she's found the designer dress of her dreams for Vanity Fair's Oscar party now that the legendary bash has been cancelled? And what about the editors who rely on those indelible images from Morton's that seem to live on for eternity? Those were questions... [FishbowlNY]

Fashion Week: Celebs to Press @ Michael Kors: Look But Don't Talk to me! - Posted February 7, 2008
With the surprising dearth of A-listers at Fashion Week (Does Sophia Bush ever stay home?), those of us who brave crowds at the tents to ask celebs burning questions like: 'Besides your Blackberry what do you never leave home without?' the Michael Kors show promised to yield plenty of chatty items... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fashion Week: Celebs to Press @ Michael Kors: Look But Don't Talk to me! - Posted February 7, 2008
With the surprising dearth of A-listers at Fashion Week (Does Sophia Bush ever stay home?), those of us who brave crowds at the tents to ask celebs burning questions like: 'Besides your Blackberry what do you never leave home without?' the Michael Kors show promised to yield plenty of chatty items... [FishbowlNY]

Fashion Week: Angie Harmon to WGA: "Let's Get This Thing Worked Out!" - Posted February 7, 2008
Glamazon actress Angie Harmon has been passing time this week at the tents doing a Fashion Week diary for InStyle (slated for the April issue) and sitting in the front row of shows like that of pal Michael Kors. But truth be told, she really wants to go back to work.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fashion Week: Angie Harmon to WGA: "Let's Get This Thing Worked Out!" - Posted February 7, 2008
Glamazon actress Angie Harmon has been passing time this week at the tents doing a Fashion Week diary for InStyle (slated for the April issue) and sitting in the front row of shows like that of pal Michael Kors. But truth be told, she really wants to go back to work.... [FishbowlNY]

Fashion Week: Overheard at The Tents - Posted February 6, 2008
What else is there to do but listen in on the chattering classes while enduring the endless wait for shows. A sampling of what we heard today: "Some cop stopped me and wanted to look in my bag and I told him, 'My God, don't you know it's Fashion Week?' He was... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fashion Week: Overheard at The Tents - Posted February 6, 2008
What else is there to do but listen in on the chattering classes while enduring the endless wait for shows. A sampling of what we heard today: "Some cop stopped me and wanted to look in my bag and I told him, 'My God, don't you know it's Fashion Week?' He was... [FishbowlNY]

Fashion Week: 'Lunch' at The Tents - Posted February 6, 2008
Fashion Week has many of the stylish regulars who break bread (or at least nibble on their salads) on Wednesdays at Michael's taking a pass today. At the tents ourselves, we found out what top media fashion plates are dishing up instead... InStyle's Charla Lawhon says she'll be dining at... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fashion Week: 'Lunch' at The Tents - Posted February 6, 2008
Fashion Week has many of the stylish regulars who break bread (or at least nibble on their salads) on Wednesdays at Michael's taking a pass today. At the tents ourselves, we found out what top media fashion plates are dishing up instead... InStyle's Charla Lawhon says she'll be dining at... [FishbowlNY]

Fashion Week: Mercedes Promo Gives Style Set the Benz - Posted February 5, 2008
Fashion folk who've grown used to scoring serious swag at the tents during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week have been known to turn their noses up at some of the freebies on offer (we noticed there weren't many takers for T3 haircare products being thrust at the crowd leaving Monday's Carolina Herrera show).... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fashion Week: Mercedes Promo Gives Style Set the Benz - Posted February 5, 2008
Fashion folk who've grown used to scoring serious swag at the tents during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week have been known to turn their noses up at some of the freebies on offer (we noticed there weren't many takers for T3 haircare products being thrust at the crowd leaving Monday's Carolina Herrera show).... [FishbowlNY]

Fashion Week: Overheard in the Tents - Posted February 5, 2008
Here's a newsflash: all those well-turned out folks flocking to Fashion Week have a lot more on their minds than Michael, Marc and the gang: A sampling of snippets we caught yesterday: "I'm thinking about having a kid, but everyone tells me it's so much work and I'm not sure I can give... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fashion Week: Overheard in the Tents - Posted February 5, 2008
Here's a newsflash: all those well-turned out folks flocking to Fashion Week have a lot more on their minds than Michael, Marc and the gang: A sampling of snippets we caught yesterday: "I'm thinking about having a kid, but everyone tells me it's so much work and I'm not sure I can give... [FishbowlNY]

Fashion Week: Dominick Dunne @ Carolina Herrera: 'I'm a Star in Dubai!' - Posted February 4, 2008
Dominick Dunne made his only Fashion Week appearance at Carolina Herrera this morning ("We're good pals"). Sandwiched between Vanity Fair's fashion director Michael Roberts and the unsmiling Fran Lebowitz , the intrepid chronicler of the social set's crimes and misdemeanors was happy to chat about his latest passion: the Princess Diana... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fashion Week: Dominick Dunne @ Carolina Herrera: 'I'm a Star in Dubai!' - Posted February 4, 2008
Dominick Dunne made his only Fashion Week appearance at Carolina Herrera this morning ("We're good pals"). Sandwiched between Vanity Fair's fashion director Michael Roberts and the unsmiling Fran Lebowitz , the intrepid chronicler of the social set's crimes and misdemeanors was happy to chat about his latest passion: the Princess Diana... [FishbowlNY]

Fashion Week: Swag Scorecard - Posted September 11, 2007
Our unofficial poll found that the crowd's top pick for best freebie goes to Havaianas. "Adorable and really comfortable," enthused a show-goer. Made in Brazil and retailing between $20 and $40, we're told the flip-flops are a celebrity favorite — just the thing when being snapped coming out of Starbucks. Well-heeled... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fashion Week: Swag Scorecard - Posted September 11, 2007
Our unofficial poll found that the crowd's top pick for best freebie goes to Havaianas. "Adorable and really comfortable," enthused a show-goer. Made in Brazil and retailing between $20 and $40, we're told the flip-flops are a celebrity favorite — just the thing when being snapped coming out of Starbucks. Well-heeled... [FishbowlNY]

Fashion Week: Feeding Frenzy - Posted September 11, 2007
Who says the fashion crowd doesn't eat? After canvassing the various reps for the sponsors of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, it's clear that many of the companies camping out in the tents believe the way to a fashionista's heart is through the stomach. Having made the rounds, we can report that... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fashion Week: Feeding Frenzy - Posted September 11, 2007
Who says the fashion crowd doesn't eat? After canvassing the various reps for the sponsors of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, it's clear that many of the companies camping out in the tents believe the way to a fashionista's heart is through the stomach. Having made the rounds, we can report that... [FishbowlNY]

Fashion Week: This Season's Must-Have — A Stylin' Tot - Posted September 10, 2007
Gwen Stefani's son Kingston is hardly the only kid kickin' it at Fashion Week. From the looks of things yesterday, forget about that new Fendi or Chanel bag: The must-have accessory of the season is an adorable -- and, of course, fashionably-dressed -- tyke. We counted six kiddies at the Michael Kors... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fashion Week: This Season's Must-Have — A Stylin' Tot - Posted September 10, 2007
Gwen Stefani's son Kingston is hardly the only kid kickin' it at Fashion Week. From the looks of things yesterday, forget about that new Fendi or Chanel bag: The must-have accessory of the season is an adorable -- and, of course, fashionably-dressed -- tyke. We counted six kiddies at the Michael Kors... [FishbowlNY]

Trade Round-Up: September 7, 2007 - Posted September 7, 2007
Smith for Seven Pounds Will Smith is pursuing a major reteam with the creative minds behind The Pursuit of Happyness. The actor has inked to star in Seven Pounds, Variety reports. The project reunites him with helmer ... [FishbowlLA]

Lunch At Michael's: A 'Roomful of Bitches' - Posted August 22, 2007
[EDITOR'S NOTE: Sure, the media world shuts down in late August — and our Lunch At Michael's column takes a breather to regroup — but we wouldn't let those of you chained to your desks down. This week and next we're running favorite columns from the past... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch At Michael's: A 'Roomful of Bitches' - Posted August 22, 2007
[EDITOR'S NOTE: Sure, the media world shuts down in late August — and our Lunch At Michael's column takes a breather to regroup — but we wouldn't let those of you chained to your desks down. This week and next we're running favorite columns from the past... [FishbowlNY]

Torch-Passing, TVNewser Style - Posted July 26, 2007
For a couple hours, the back room at Michael's was transformed into a television news executive bender, a happy hour in honor of our outgoing TVNewser, Brian Stelter [right], and incoming TVNewser, er, 'Newsers: Chris Ariens, Diane Clehane, Alissa Kinsky and Philadelphia Inq... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Torch-Passing, TVNewser Style - Posted July 26, 2007
For a couple hours, the back room at Michael's was transformed into a television news executive bender, a happy hour in honor of our outgoing TVNewser, Brian Stelter [right], and incoming TVNewser, er, 'Newsers: Chris Ariens, Diane Clehane, Alissa Kinsky and Philadelphia Inq... [FishbowlNY]

Matt Lauer: No 'Quid Pro Quo' Deal For Princes - Posted June 25, 2007
In the wake of the embarrassing debacle of NBC's now-you-see-it, now-you-don't $1 million deal for Paris Hilton's first post-penitentiary interview, Matt Lauer said during a conference call to promote next Sunday's "Concert for Diana" telecast that there was "no quid pro quo" involved in his exclusive interview w... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Matt Lauer: No 'Quid Pro Quo' Deal For Princes - Posted June 25, 2007
In the wake of the embarrassing debacle of NBC's now-you-see-it, now-you-don't $1 million deal for Paris Hilton's first post-penitentiary interview, Matt Lauer said during a conference call to promote next Sunday's "Concert for Diana" telecast that there was "no quid pro quo" involved in his exclusive interview w... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Peggy Siegal: 'I Want It Now' - Posted June 20, 2007
Perhaps it was the schizophrenic weather that kept most of the familiar faces and celebrity diners away. It was a pretty subdued crowd at 55th & Fifth today. No big stars of stage, screen and nary an editor in sight. (Okay, Kathie Lee Gifford was there.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Peggy Siegal: 'I Want It Now' - Posted June 20, 2007
Perhaps it was the schizophrenic weather that kept most of the familiar faces and celebrity diners away. It was a pretty subdued crowd at 55th & Fifth today. No big stars of stage, screen and nary an editor in sight. (Okay, Kathie Lee Gifford was there.... [FishbowlNY]

Bob Schieffer's Band To Make NYC Debut - Posted June 19, 2007
If you've been wondering what Bob Schieffer has been doing in his free time since he relinquished the CBS Evening News anchor desk to Katie Couric, well, mystery solved. The tireless newsman has embarked on a second career as a member of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bob Schieffer's Band To Make NYC Debut - Posted June 19, 2007
If you've been wondering what Bob Schieffer has been doing in his free time since he relinquished the CBS Evening News anchor desk to Katie Couric, well, mystery solved. The tireless newsman has embarked on a second career as a member of ... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Forget Michael Caine — It's Star Jones! - Posted June 6, 2007
Imagine our disappointment when we heard that had we chosen to come by on Monday, we'd have been sipping Bloody Marys at the bar with Claire Danes and Natasha Richardson. Luckily, there were enough faces in today's crowd from filmdom, fashi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Forget Michael Caine — It's Star Jones! - Posted June 6, 2007
Imagine our disappointment when we heard that had we chosen to come by on Monday, we'd have been sipping Bloody Marys at the bar with Claire Danes and Natasha Richardson. Luckily, there were enough faces in today's crowd from filmdom, fashi... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Al & Meredith Talk Skateboarding - Posted May 30, 2007
On the menu today: a tasty stew of media moguls and television titans with a dash of talking heads to spice things up. After making the rounds and checking in with some of our favorite regulars, we were thrilled to chat with our good pals Today's Meredith ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Al & Meredith Talk Skateboarding - Posted May 30, 2007
On the menu today: a tasty stew of media moguls and television titans with a dash of talking heads to spice things up. After making the rounds and checking in with some of our favorite regulars, we were thrilled to chat with our good pals Today's Meredith ... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Kate White & Her Lethal Blondes - Posted May 23, 2007
After the last few relatively uneventful Wednesdays, we were thrilled to see the dining buzzing with excitement when we arrived this afternoon. Our favorite Cosmo gal Kate White was celebrating the publication of her latest book, Lethally Blond... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Kate White & Her Lethal Blondes - Posted May 23, 2007
After the last few relatively uneventful Wednesdays, we were thrilled to see the dining buzzing with excitement when we arrived this afternoon. Our favorite Cosmo gal Kate White was celebrating the publication of her latest book, Lethally Blond... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Tina Brown's Bathroom Promise - Posted May 16, 2007
We were expecting a celeb sighting or two since it's Upfront time — the week the networks trot out their overpaid and underfed stars to shill for their supper — but alas, there were no signs of McDreamy or Matthew Fox anywhere. (Thankfully, we d... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Tina Brown's Bathroom Promise - Posted May 16, 2007
We were expecting a celeb sighting or two since it's Upfront time — the week the networks trot out their overpaid and underfed stars to shill for their supper — but alas, there were no signs of McDreamy or Matthew Fox anywhere. (Thankfully, we d... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Ralph Lauren Is Into Leather - Posted May 2, 2007
Fashion designers are a strange bunch. These arbiters of style often appear in some head-scratching ensembles that, if they were mere mortals, would land them squarely in "What were they thinking?" territory. We're always on the lookout for the sartorially splendid during o... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Ralph Lauren Is Into Leather - Posted May 2, 2007
Fashion designers are a strange bunch. These arbiters of style often appear in some head-scratching ensembles that, if they were mere mortals, would land them squarely in "What were they thinking?" territory. We're always on the lookout for the sartorially splendid during o... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Wesley Clark & A Model Mystery - Posted April 25, 2007
We missed Jane Fonda by a day. Today's lunch crowd was lacking the star power we've come to expect on our weekly visits so while we were disappointed our usual perch at the bar had been usurped by an unidentified exec, we didn't miss much from our less than... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Wesley Clark & A Model Mystery - Posted April 25, 2007
We missed Jane Fonda by a day. Today's lunch crowd was lacking the star power we've come to expect on our weekly visits so while we were disappointed our usual perch at the bar had been usurped by an unidentified exec, we didn't miss much from our less than... [FishbowlNY]

Vieira's View @ Matrix: 'Your Vagina Can Open Doors' - Posted April 24, 2007
"This is a celebration of women who change the world and no one can understand why Rupert Murdoch is on the dais," emcee Rosie O'Donnell told the crowd at yesterday's Matrix Awards. (In fact, he was there to introduce Cindy Adams.) "He's a man who makes me take Heprin. I mean... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Vieira's View @ Matrix: 'Your Vagina Can Open Doors' - Posted April 24, 2007
"This is a celebration of women who change the world and no one can understand why Rupert Murdoch is on the dais," emcee Rosie O'Donnell told the crowd at yesterday's Matrix Awards. (In fact, he was there to introduce Cindy Adams.) "He's a man who makes me take Heprin. I mean... [FishbowlNY]

Rosie On Trump @ Matrix: 'My Goal ... To Give A Bald Billionaire A Boner' - Posted April 24, 2007
The 'Boner' we wish Rosie'd been referring to at yesterday's Matrix Awards During a break in the pre-Matrix action yesterday, we poked our heads into the Waldorf Astoria ballroom where recipients of the New York Women in Communications Foundation Scholarship winners were lined up... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rosie On Trump @ Matrix: 'My Goal ... To Give A Bald Billionaire A Boner' - Posted April 24, 2007
The 'Boner' we wish Rosie'd been referring to at yesterday's Matrix Awards During a break in the pre-Matrix action yesterday, we poked our heads into the Waldorf Astoria ballroom where recipients of the New York Women in Communications Foundation Scholarship winners were lined up... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: 'We're Off To Prison' - Posted April 18, 2007
For the boldface names and media mavens who flock to 55th & Fifth on a regular basis, the dining room is like a high school cafeteria without the adolescent angst. The richest and coolest kids in the class spend lots of time table hopping and there's plenty of gossip on... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: 'We're Off To Prison' - Posted April 18, 2007
For the boldface names and media mavens who flock to 55th & Fifth on a regular basis, the dining room is like a high school cafeteria without the adolescent angst. The richest and coolest kids in the class spend lots of time table hopping and there's plenty of gossip on... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Brokaw & Burns Break Bread - Posted March 28, 2007
The scene at 55th & Fifth was bustling as always thanks to one iconic newsman (we always sit up a little straighter when Tom Brokaw is in the room), a mix of movie moguls and the usual roundup of public relations pitchmen and women. Peggy Siegal... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Brokaw & Burns Break Bread - Posted March 28, 2007
The scene at 55th & Fifth was bustling as always thanks to one iconic newsman (we always sit up a little straighter when Tom Brokaw is in the room), a mix of movie moguls and the usual roundup of public relations pitchmen and women. Peggy Siegal... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Post-Hasselhoff, All Business - Posted March 21, 2007
We're guessing many of our favorite media celebrity regulars have headed south with their families for spring break or to rev up from the endless winter doldrums that have left us feeling a bit grumpy. Today, the tables were packed with a cross section of Prada and Gucci ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Post-Hasselhoff, All Business - Posted March 21, 2007
We're guessing many of our favorite media celebrity regulars have headed south with their families for spring break or to rev up from the endless winter doldrums that have left us feeling a bit grumpy. Today, the tables were packed with a cross section of Prada and Gucci ... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Tina Brown, Downright Subdued - Posted March 14, 2007
On the menu at today's lunch: a tasty stew of pop culture icons, publishing legends and power brokers — with a side of TV's young-ish guns. There must have been big things afoot. Instead of the usual glad-handing and table-hopping, most diners were deep in conversatio... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Tina Brown, Downright Subdued - Posted March 14, 2007
On the menu at today's lunch: a tasty stew of pop culture icons, publishing legends and power brokers — with a side of TV's young-ish guns. There must have been big things afoot. Instead of the usual glad-handing and table-hopping, most diners were deep in conversatio... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: All Hail Tina Brown! - Posted March 8, 2007
When a little birdie told us to switch our weekly reservation from Wednesday to Thursday so as not to miss the confab of publishing powerhouses that were expected today, we did so in a heartbeat. We're happy to report today's crowd didn't disappoint. Where else could you ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: All Hail Tina Brown! - Posted March 8, 2007
When a little birdie told us to switch our weekly reservation from Wednesday to Thursday so as not to miss the confab of publishing powerhouses that were expected today, we did so in a heartbeat. We're happy to report today's crowd didn't disappoint. Where else could you ... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Is Dave Zinczenko Ready For Prime Time? - Posted February 28, 2007
Magazine moguls kept things interesting today at 55th and Fifth. Without the usual intriguing mix of celebrities (who were, undoubtedly still recovering from Oscar overload) to observe, we spent the afternoon wondering what the editors and behind-the-scenes execs were plo... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Is Dave Zinczenko Ready For Prime Time? - Posted February 28, 2007
Magazine moguls kept things interesting today at 55th and Fifth. Without the usual intriguing mix of celebrities (who were, undoubtedly still recovering from Oscar overload) to observe, we spent the afternoon wondering what the editors and behind-the-scenes execs were plo... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Teddy, Liz & The Gang - Posted February 21, 2007
The dining room at Michael's was buzzing today with moguls and media mavens who did more than the usual amount of table-hopping between bites — standing-room only in the bustling lounge as the regulars and requisite movers and shakers were out in force. (Liz! Lesley! T... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Teddy, Liz & The Gang - Posted February 21, 2007
The dining room at Michael's was buzzing today with moguls and media mavens who did more than the usual amount of table-hopping between bites — standing-room only in the bustling lounge as the regulars and requisite movers and shakers were out in force. (Liz! Lesley! T... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Valentine's Hangover - Posted February 15, 2007
It's the calm after the storm. The biggest — and only — snow storm of the season couldn't keep the movers and shakers away yesterday. On Valentine's Day the bustling dining room was host to a "low-key" birthday celebration hosted by Sherry Westin... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Valentine's Hangover - Posted February 15, 2007
It's the calm after the storm. The biggest — and only — snow storm of the season couldn't keep the movers and shakers away yesterday. On Valentine's Day the bustling dining room was host to a "low-key" birthday celebration hosted by Sherry Westin... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Ex-CBS News Prez Says Give Katie A Chance - Posted January 31, 2007
As much as we've come to enjoy our perch at the bar with its bird's eye view, we were thrilled when one of our favorite television titans, Andrew Heyward, invited us to join him and his guests for lunch. Today's lunchtime chronicler, Diane Clehane... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Ex-CBS News Prez Says Give Katie A Chance - Posted January 31, 2007
As much as we've come to enjoy our perch at the bar with its bird's eye view, we were thrilled when one of our favorite television titans, Andrew Heyward, invited us to join him and his guests for lunch. Today's lunchtime chronicler, Diane Clehane... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Gay Talese, John Huey and The Guys - Posted January 17, 2007
The scene at 55th and Fifth resembled something of a men's club today where the power suits -- and ties -- ruled. Media machers including Time Inc.'s editor-in-chief John Huey, ad man Jerry Della Femina and the sartorially splendid Ga... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Gay Talese, John Huey and The Guys - Posted January 17, 2007
The scene at 55th and Fifth resembled something of a men's club today where the power suits -- and ties -- ruled. Media machers including Time Inc.'s editor-in-chief John Huey, ad man Jerry Della Femina and the sartorially splendid Ga... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: A Kareem Dream - Posted January 10, 2007
It's official — the holidays are over! It's back to business, people! Now that the weather has finally turned cold (it is January, after all), things are heating up once again at Michael's. The dining room was abuzz with the usual mix of movers and shakers, mo... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: A Kareem Dream - Posted January 10, 2007
It's official — the holidays are over! It's back to business, people! Now that the weather has finally turned cold (it is January, after all), things are heating up once again at Michael's. The dining room was abuzz with the usual mix of movers and shakers, mo... [FishbowlNY]

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