Weekend Report September 15, 2014
No Good Deed: $24MM Sam Miller UTA - Jason Burns Idris Elba WME - Brandt Joel Taraji P. Henson Vincent Cirrincione Associates - Vincent Cirrincione   Dolphin Tale 2: $...
The Race Too Early to Call: Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, Chromecast
The more data that emerges regarding the streaming video player category, the less clear it is just who is on top. The latest sprinkling of data points carefully designed to make a company look robust...
Barbra Streisand Talks Divas, Stardom and Why She's Going to Write a Book on ‘Tonight Show’ (Video)
Barbra Streisand is one of the most revered entertainers of the modern era, so it perhaps makes sense that she completely took over “The Tonight Show” on Monday during her first guest appe...
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Barbra Streisand on 'Tonight Show': She Sings a Beloved Classic, Jokes About Her Butt
Streisand performed an unforgettable version of "Love Me Tender" with Jimmy Fallon as Elvisread more
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Barbra Streisand on 'The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon': TV Review
The singer made her first late night appearance as a guest in decadesread more
Ben Kingsley, Brie Larson Join Daniel Radcliffe in ‘Brooklyn Bridge’
LONDON — Ben Kingsley and Brie Larson will star alongside Daniel Radcliffe in Killer Films’ “Brooklyn Bridge.” The pic is written and directed by Douglas McGrath, whose credits include “...
Barbra Streisand Duets With Elvis Presley-Clad Jimmy Fallon on ‘Tonight Show’ (Video)
Barbra Streisand was the only guest on “The Tonight Show” on Monday night, and yet her album is called “Partners” and features duets with singers ranging from Blake Shelton, Mi...
Adam Lambert Replaces Keith Urban for ‘American Idol’ New York Auditions
Adam Lambert will return to the house that built him when he steps in for Keith Urban as a judge for the “American Idol” New York auditions. Urban is with his wife Nicole Kidman, grieving ...
China Box Office: ‘Apes’ Swings it by a Whisker
Tight three-way race over the weekend, but two stand-outs over the whole week. Hollywood scores strongly.
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China Box Office: 'Planet of the Apes' Narrowly Tops 'Expendables 3'
The Moon Festival holiday was good for attendanceread more
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Netflix, Amazon Beat Blacklisting Lawsuit From Former Employee
The claims from Jerry Kowal included defamation and wrongful terminationread more
POV Digital Launches Six Interactive Documentary Shorts
POV, American television’s longest‐running showcase for independent nonfiction films, has launched six new interactive shorts. Delving into topics about contemporary social issues, these web...
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This Company Makes Billboards Come to Life for Major Brands
Specs Who (from left) Josh Cohen, president, CEO; Eddie, chief canine officer; Jen Lee Almeida, vp, operations; Anthony Petrillo, svp, business development  What Digital out-of-home-company Wh...
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How Campbell’s Tomato Soup Became a Legend in a Can
Next time you open a can of Campbell’s—and, each year, over 2 billion of us do—say “Bon appétit” (yes, instead of “Mmm mmm good,” which is trademarked...
Twitter TV Ratings: ‘Miss America’ Tops the Week Despite Poor Viewership
After banking some pretty terrible television ratings, the Miss America pageant still inspired a lot of social chatter. The pageant topped the Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings this week. At 9 p.m. on Sunda...
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Fox’s Maria Bartiromo Follows Everyone From Matt Damon to Matt Drudge on Twitter
Specs Who Maria Bartiromo Claim to fame: Global markets editor, Fox Business Network; host of Opening Bell With Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business (weekdays at 9 a.m. ET) and Sunday Morning ...
Fall TV Preview at the Academy (WATCH LIVE)
The nation’s top television critics discuss Fall 2014’s hottest new series at the Television Academy. Moderated by Variety’s editor-in-chief Cynthia Littleton, the panel begins at 7:...
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6 of the Top 10 Brand Posts on Facebook Are About Sports
While Facebook’s controversial algorithm changes late last year have given marketers migraines, a few heavy hitters have powered through and scored huge numbers. Social vendor Shareablee reel...
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Editors Pan Fashion Week’s Smorgasbord of Sponsorships
From the Oscars to the Met Ball, plenty of events have borne the nickname “The Super Bowl of Fashion.” But when it comes to matching the Super Bowl’s propensity for sponsorships, t...
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China's Huayi Brothers Setting Up $130 Million U.S. Subsidiary
The unit will help with Huayi’s overseas expansion plansread more