After the coffee. Before figuring out whether if I act like Charlie Sheen I can get his job security.
The Skinny: FX gave an order for 90 more episodes of Charlie Sheen's new sitcom "Anger Management." That's not a typo. Thursday's headlines include some big executive changes at Nickelodeon and Fox, and Dick Clark Productions may have a buyer. Otherwise, it is pretty slow as most of Hollywood is on vacation this week.
Daily Dose: Over the last few months, ABC, NBCand Fox have all gotten new program planning chiefs. But the musical chairs among schedulers isn't over yet. NBC, which wooed ABC's longtime scheduling chief Jeff Bader, is now looking for a No. 2 who will handle day-to-day management of the schedule while Bader focuses on long-term strategy. ABC, meanwhile, filled Bader's position with Andy Kubitz, the No. 2 at CBS, which promptly promoted Noriko Gee, its No. 3 scheduling executive, to No. 2.
'Toon trauma.With its ratings falling, heads are starting to roll at kids network Nickelodeon. Exiting is Brown Johnson, the veteran head of animation for Nickelodeon who also created "Dora the Explorer." Margie Cohn, who had overseen live-action programming, is taking on new duties at the channel. Russel Hicks, Nickelodeon's chief creative officer, will take on Johnson and Cohn's responsibilities. Details on the changes from the Los Angeles Times and New York Times.