• Reed Elsevier is planning to sell a bunch of publications, including Broadcasting & Cable, Publishers Weekly and Multichannel News. [THR]
• Rodale's president and CEO, Steve Murphy, has resigned. [Gawker]
• Disney reports third-quarter profit fell 26 percent from the same quarter a year ago. Sony posted a loss for the quarter, as well. [AP, Reuters]
• Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia reported a loss, but beat estimates. [NYP]
• TLC's been having a pretty good year, in case you haven't heard. [LAT]
Amy Poehler is coming back to SNL. Just part-time, though. [Vulture]
Maria Bartiromo has locked in a new five-year contract with CNBC. [VF]
• Dustin "Screech" Diamond's tell-all memoir will be published, after all! [NYO]

• An update on Dave, Conan, and the the late-night ratings wars. [NYT]
Funny People is expected to be No. 1 at the box office this weekend. [THR]
Diane Keaton will star in a half-hour comedy series for HBO. [THR]
• AOL now has 1,500 reporters employed across its network of sites. [TC]
• TV talking heads unleashed: Brian Williams says he starts his mornings with meth. Jeff Toobin's response to whether he uses Twitter: "No fuckin' way."