• News of Walter Cronkite's death on Friday evening didn't generate a Michael Jackson-like reaction, but the hour-long CBS News special honoring him on Sunday proved a ratings winner. In related news, the network will continue airing Cronkite's voice-over introducing the CBS Evening News. [NYT, NYT]
• Is Janice Min leaving Us Weekly? That's the rumor, at least. [P6]
• Fashion magazines are looking a little thin this fall, not surprisingly. [MW]
Padma Lakshmi is in talks with NBC to star in a sitcom. [Variety]
• More changes are afoot at Interview: Evan Schindler is the troubled mag's new president. And Stephen Mooallem has been named editor-in-chief. [NYT]
• As expected, the new Harry Potter movie mopped up at the box office this weekend with $79.5 million in ticket sales. The big loser? Brüno, which fell to fourth place as sales plummeted 73 percent. [EW, Variety]

• Michael Jackson's final rehearsals may be turned into a movie. [People]
• A handful of buyers are interested in acquiring Jackson's 50 percent share of Sony/ATV, the company that controls most of the Beatles catalog. [NYT]
• TLC's next reality series will tackle/exploit the morbidly obese. [THR]
Life of Pi author Yann Martel's new book deal is worth $3 million. [NYT]
• Former Miss California Carrie Prejean has a book in the works, too. [USN]
• A night out with Fox Business host (and ping pong fan) Cody Willard. [NYT]