peHUB First Read

See No Evil: The big networks block Google TV.

Lehman-Barclays: When a good deal comes back to haunt you, from FT Alphaville.

Succession Planning: James Murdoch is the lead contender to succeed his dad at News Corp.

Alesia Whacked: Rupert Murdoch fails at building a competitor to Google news.

Union Protests: Warner Bros. may move “The Hobbit” out of New Zealand. Say it ain’t so Frodo.

Metamorphosis: PE firms are morphing into hum drum money managers.

Watching from the Sidelines: It’s been a long, tough year for Tom Hicks.

Scorecard: Deal Journal oogles Warren Buffett’s investment.

Harry McCracken: Five questions about this week’s Apple news.

Printing FB Pics: Target launches in-store Facebook photo printing.