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Roku Hires Fox Networks’ Jody Vogelaar as VP of Partner Marketing
Internet set-top maker Roku has hired Jody Vogelaar, previously VP of distribution marketing at Fox Networks, as VP of global partner marketing. Vogelaar will oversee Roku’s marketing relationsh...
Apple Has Sold 20 Million Apple TV Set-Tops to Date: CEO
Apple has now sold about 20 million $99 Apple TV devices — and CEO Tim Cook is confident that the project he once dubbed a “hobby” is a solid competitor to other offerings in the mar...
Watch: Dwyane Wade, Tom Brokaw Weigh in on Allen Iverson in New Docu Clip
With its Tribeca Film Festival bow just days away, a new clip from first-time helmer Zatella Beatty’s docu “Iverson” highlights another side of controversial former NBA player Allen Iverson. In ...
Art Directors Guild Sets 2015 Award Dates
The 19th Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards will take place on Jan. 31 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. But there’s a lot to do before the big night. Here’s the ...
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Tribeca: 'Chef' Stars Jon Favreau, Oliver Platt Talk Preparation
The two stars of the food film revealed how they researched their roles as cook and critic.read more
Meg Ryan to Lend Voice to ‘How I Met Your Dad’
CBS’ “How I Met Your Dad” pilot has found a … mother. “Sleepless in Seattle’s” Meg Ryan will narrate the story of the “How I Met Your Mother” spi...
Meg Ryan to Voice the Mother in ‘HIMYM’ Spinoff
Meg Ryan has just scored a mother of a role. Ryan has been tapped to voice the role of the mother in CBS’ upcoming “How I Met Your Mother” spinoff “How I Met Your Dad.” T...
Comedy Central Picks Up Digital Series ‘This Is Not Happening’ for Linear TV
Comedy Central has greenlit digital series “This Is Not Happening” for an eight-episode season to air on the linear channel — the cabler’s first promotion of a series developed by its ...
Here's How to Find What You Need for Your Indie Production at a Thrift Shop
Indiewire is a huge fan of filmmaker Joey Shanks who makes instructional videos for fellow DIY filmmakers. Last month we showed you a video tutorial Shanks made of different tips and tr...
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Facebook Tops 1 Billion Mobile Users
Facebook crossed the billion mobile user mark last quarter, the company announced in today’s earnings report. The company also announced a big transition in leadership as CFO David Ebersman pl...
Apple Revenue Climbs to $45.6 Billion Thanks to Strong iPhone Sales
Apple reported stronger than expected financial results in the second quarter of fiscal year 2014 thanks to strong iPhone sales and the growth of its China business. It reported earnings per share of...
William Hurt Has Dropped Out of 'Midnight Rider' Following Death of Crew Member Sarah Jones
William Hurt has dropped out of "Midnight Rider," the troubled biopic of musician Gregg Allman, following the on-set death of camera assistant Sarah Jones, the actor's representatives told EW. A socia...
Facebook CFO Exiting on Heels of Strong $2.5 Billion Quarter
Facebook Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman is exiting the social media giant later this year, and will be succeeded by David Wehner. Facebook announced the change in its earnings report for the f...
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4 Brands Unplugged for Earth Day to Brainstorm—Vote for Their Best Ideas
Ad agency Iris Worldwide yesterday invited clients to come to its downtown New York office to come up with marketing ideas the old-fashioned way—no Web, no email, no smartphone, no nothing. Bu...
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Facebook Smashes Wall Street Expectations in First Quarter
UPDATED: The social network also announced that CFO David Ebersman will step down in June. read more
Tribeca Review: Stirring Documentary 'Virunga' Will Change Your Perspective On the Crisis in Congo
Before it delves into the alarming issues plaguing Virunga National Park, a UNESO World Heritage Site in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Orlando von Einsiedel’s stirring docu...
WWE's Stone Cold Steve Austin Slams ‘Motherf–kers’ Who Don't Agree With Gay Marriage (Audio)
Gay marriage is just fine, and that's the bottom line, according to Stone Cold Steve Austin. The WWE wrestler's profanity-laced defense of gay marriage is making the rounds on the web, months ...
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Jodie Foster Marries Girlfriend Alexandra Hedison
The couple tied the knot this past weekend after dating for almost a year.read more
In Upfronts, Big TV Nets’ Pricing Strength Is Threatened Yet Again
In the next few weeks, Fox is expected to spotlight a series that plays off of the popular Batman character, CBS to talk up its new slate of Thursday-night football and NBC to promote its ongoing resu...
‘Bachelorette’ Contestant Eric Hill's Survivors Say to ‘Live Like Eric’
Eric Hill, the competitor on the upcoming season of “The Bachelorette,” who was killed in a weekend paragliding accident, wasn't just a reality contestant. He was also traveling the wo...

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