EmptyIf you can pull away from the TV to read this
Don't tell broadcasters, but we're watching more television than ever before. A Nielsen report covering the fourth quarter finds that the average American watches more than 151 hours of TV a month, an all-time high. Also in the findings: Those who watch TV programs on the Internet consume three hours of online video a month, and those who use mobile video watch nearly four hours a month. For more on the study, go to THRFeed.com.
Leno due north
Canadian broadcaster Rogers Media has taken a leap into primetime by acquiring NBC Universal's Jay Leno primetime talk show for its Citytv-branded stations beginning in the fall. Leno's new series will air at 10 p.m. weeknights on Citytv's free, over-the-air stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg, and "The Tonight Show" with new host Conan O'Brien will remain on the rival A-Channel stations run by CTVglobemedia at 11:35 p.m.
Braun to CAA
Boutique TV lit agency Kaplan-Stahler-Gumer-Braun has lost a second name partner in a month, with Alan Braun departing to join CAA. The move follows Robert Gumer's exit last month to go to APA. The agency has been renamed Kaplan-Stahler.