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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 ...
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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 $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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Johnny Depp's 'Mortdecai' to Hit Theaters Winter 2015
The action comedy also stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Paul Bettany and Olivia Munn.read more
Blake Lively, Co-Stars Courted for ‘Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants’ Threequel
“The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” is getting another sequel, as Alloy Entertainment is developing “Sisterhood Everlasting,” which is based on the book of the same title b...
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The RFP Is Out in New Jersey's Lottery Review
The New Jersey State Lottery has issued a request for proposals in a review of its creative and media business. The advertising budget—including media spend and agency fees—is projected...
4 Highlights from Tribeca Film Festival Cinematographers Masterclass
"Cinematography is kind of a hidden art, even though it's the most visible. It's mysterious," said film critic Eric Hynes in introducing Tribeca Talks Industry: Shooting the Film: An Exploration of Ci...
David Schulner Sets HBO Drama with Ridley Scott, Inks Overall Deal at U TV
David Schulner has inked a two-year overall deal with Universal TV, where he’s developing a drama series for HBO with Ridley Scott on board to direct. “Pharaoh” revolves around ancie...
Brett Gelman Tells Us Why He 'Drew from Lars von Trier and Michael Haneke as Much as Bill Murray' for Adult Swim's 'Dinner With Friends With Brett Gelman and Friends'
Brett Gelman has some uniquely odd and intriguing ideas about comedy, and -- thankfully -- he's found many different platforms to support them. The Illinois native and UCBC veteran has guest starred o...
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'Do No Harm' Creator Developing 'Pharaoh' With HBO, Inks New Deal With Universal TV
David Schulner has inked a new two-year pact with the studio and is developing projects for USA Network, Syfy and HBO.read more
Johnny Depp-Gwyneth Paltrow Comedy ‘Mortdecai’ Gets Release Date
“Mortdecai,” the action comedy starring Johnny Depp and Gwyneth Paltrow, will open in wide release on Feb. 5, 2015, Lionsgate said Wednesday. David Koepp directs “Mortdecai,” i...

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