♦ The Emmy Awards will take place on Sunday evening; AMC's Mad Men is the "overwhelming favorite" to win for best drama series. [Reuters]
♦ What's happening with the New York Sun, which said it will shut down on September 29th without additional funding? It's a "very fluid situation," according to Ira Stoll. [Portfolio]
♦ Tina Fey's SNL imitation of Sarah Palin earned NBC its most-watched web clip in history. [THR]
♦ According to a new research study, Survivor is the most addictive show on TV. [NYP]
♦ MSNBC is expanding to India and Indonesia, among other places. [THR]
♦ The founders of Dreamworks have sealed their pact India's Reliance, a deal that will provide them with $1.2 billion to set up a new film company. [WSJ]

♦ Cablevision may continue working with Ticketmaster, but it hasn't ruled out signing with LiveNation either. [WSJ]
♦ Jon Friedman would like to know why no one reads Harper's. [MarketWatch]
♦ A new set of board members for the Screen Actors Guild may finally push actors and studios to settle on a new contract. [NYT]
♦ Bauer Publishing, which owns the junky tabloid Life & Style, is looking for a new editor-in-chief. [NYP]
♦ Terry Christensen, the Hollywood power lawyer who landed in the middle of the Anthony Pellicano mess (and is now a convicted felon), has officially left the building. [DH]