A random smattering of tube notes. Remember to chew them thoroughly before swallowing. It aids in digestion.

" Although it often seems like she can do it all, Grey's Anatomy jefe Shonda Rhimes knows that she can't - especially not if she has two hours of TV to oversee every week next season. So, says Variety, while she'll remain show-runner of Grey's and its spin-off, Private Practice, she's chosen Krista Vernoff as her day-to-day Grey's point person and Buffy alum Marti Noxon to do that same job at PP.

" CBS will air the Tonys on June 10. I will watch the performances and only the performances on TiVo the following day. I mean, three hours? Jack Bauer can save the world three times in 180 minutes.

" Per Variety, Lifetime has greenlit a two-part TV-movie from Battlestar Galactica exec producer David Eick. In The Gathering, a doctor investigating his wife's disappearance discovers a cabal of witches operating out of New York. My question is, if he's so worried about his missus, why's he taking a Broadway break to go see Wicked?

" Damn you, HGTV! With so many home-improvement shows on the air and ratings flatlining, CBS Television Distribution has boarded up Home Again with Bob Vila.