8 Spike TV Viacom's TNN is setting itself up as the foil to Lifetime. Spike TV is "unapologetically male" says President Albie Hecht. As of June 16, it will be the place to find Bond films, Playboy models and financial reports.
6 Paula Zahn CNN will replace Connie Chung's prime-time show with "American Evening with Paula Zahn." More fallout includes "Crossfire," which moves to a 4:30 p.m. time slot and shrinks from an hour to 30 minutes and will be packaged with "Judy Woodruff's Inside Politics."
4 "The Devil Wears Prada" Former assistant to Vogue's Anna Wintour publishes a novel about the empty, shallow people who inhabit a leading fashion bible. Resemblance to real people strictly coincidental (the disclaimer the folks at Fox who snatched up movie rights are surely planning.)
1 Hollinger S&P slashed the long-term rating on the media empire, which includes the Chicago Sun-Times, just as it is looking to borrow cash. Hollinger admitted to the SEC it had a "shortfall" in the funds it uses to pay operating costs.