• Tense negotiations over proposed budget cuts continue between the New York Times Co. and unions that represent workers at the Boston Globe; in the meantime, the Times has postponed plans to shut down the paper. [NYT, WSJ]
• Another way the Times is planning to rake in some much needed cash: It may raise newsstand prices as early as this week. [FT]
• NBC announced several shows that it plans to add to primetime. One show noticeably missing from the lineup: Law and Order. [Variety, NYT]
• Ex-Portfolio publisher William Li has landed at Condé Nast Traveler. [NYO]
• A positive aspect to the cuts at Conde Nast? Media buyers "say that publishers and salespeople are becoming easier to work with. [Crain's]
Wolverine grossed a whopping $87 million at the box office. [Variety]

• Oprah Winfrey is launching a talk show hosted by Jenny McCarthy. [THR]
• All is not OK at OK! magazine, clearly. [CoverAwards, Gawker]
• Hate to break it to you, but Jimmy Fallon's late night show is doing well. [WSJ]
• A book about Chesley Sullenberger's crash landing in the Hudson, penned by William Langewiesche, will be published by FSG in November. [NYT]
• DirecTV is merging with a division of John Malone's Liberty Media. [DB]
TV Guide is now selling ads within its primetime TV listings grid. [MW]
• Newspapers are seeking to bolster their digital divisions. Surprise! [AdAge]