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Lauren Zalaznick Joins Shazam Board
Lauren Zalaznick, a former top cable exec at NBCUniversal, has joined the board of Shazam Entertainment, maker of apps that lets consumers identify music, TV shows and ads with a mobile device. In Sep...
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Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader's 'The Skeleton Twins' Set to Open Nantucket Film Festival
Fox Searchlight's "I Origins" and Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" are set as the centerpiece and closing night selections.read more
YouTube Analytics Startup Tubular Labs Raises $11 Million
Tubular Labs counts AwesomenessTV, Maker Studios, Vice and Jamie Oliver as customers. read more
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Comcast Touts NBC Ratings Momentum, Upfront Outlook
UPDATED: CEO Brian Roberts highlights the "incredible turnaround" at the network and says it is positioned to top peers in the 18-49 demo in primetime and late night this season.read more
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IPG Grows Revenue but Loses Money in Q1
Interpublic Group today reported a net loss of nearly $21 million in the first quarter of the year, despite solid revenue growth of 6 percent. The company ended the quarter with $1.64 billion in re...
Earnings: Comcast Beats Expectations With Help From Sochi Games
Comcast reported revenue of $17.4 billion for the first quarter, beating analysts’ predictions with help from the Sochi Winter Olympics. The cable company and owner of NBCUniversal reported prof...
Brian Williams Raps ‘Gin & Juice’ in Jimmy Fallon's Latest Mashup Masterpiece (Video)
Brian Williams dropped his latest single on Monday night, a Jimmy Fallon-produced remix of Snoop Dogg's classic “Gin & Juice.” Of course, Williams had no say over the matter and ne...
Turner, Lee Take on WarnerTV in Asia
Marianne Lee joins as content strategist
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Inside BBDO's Harmonious New Brand Campaign for AT&T
IDEA: Wouldn't it be nice if everyone broke into song in a commercial and it felt somewhat natural and not like a cheesy Broadway show? AT&T manages that feat in a 60-second launch spot for...
ShowMobile Launches Austin Mahone Channel as it Tries to Reinvent Social Media Storytelling
Up until now, social media series like “@SummerBreak” have driven viewers to individual platforms like YouTube Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram. But new media venture ShowMobile is putting al...
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'Dancing With the Stars' Recap: Don't You Wanna Danica?
Drew Carey and partner Cheryl Burke are bid adieu on Party Anthem Night, while Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy score perfect 40s. read more
Miles Teller's Sundance-Winning ‘Whiplash’ Headlines Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight Lineup
After winning the Audience and Grand Jury prizes in Park City, “Whiplash” is going international. Damien Cheazelle's feature film debut, about a young drummer (played by Miles Teller) ...
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Aereo Backstory: One Supreme Court Case, Three Recusals, One 'Unrecusal,' Much Uncertainty
Seldom (one imagines) has one case involved so many questions of judicial and attorney disqualification.read more
Bollywood’s ‘Bangistan’ to Shoot in Poland
Riteish Deshmukh and Pulkit Samrat star as bungling terrorist rivals
Comcast 1Q Net Rises 30% With Gains From Sochi Olympics
Comcast Corp., the Philadelphia cable and media giant working to convince regulators of its suitability to buy Time Warner Cable, said Tuesday its first quarter net income soared 30%, largely from gai...
HBO Speeds up Content to Asia Region
Original content to screen in less than 24 hours
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'Top Gun'-Inspired Propaganda Film Goes Viral in China (Video)
The lavish six-minute short, featuring sailors running on the beach, pumping iron shirtless and flying J-15 fighter planes -- all to a Tibetan pop anthem soundtrack -- has been watched more than four ...
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Warner Bros. Germany Boards 'Madame Bovary'
The literary adaptation from director Sophie Barthes stars Mia Wasikowska, Paul Giamatti and Rhys Ifans.read more
Cannes: ‘Whiplash,’ ‘Cold in July’ Set to Screen at Directors’ Fortnight
Damien Chazelle's "Whiplash" and Jim Mickle's "Cold in July," two well-received American dramas that world premiered at the recent Sundance Film Festival, are among the 19 features set to screen in th...
Film Review: ‘Tasting Menu’
This relentlessly mediocre ensemble dramedy features several of the least compelling dinner guests in recent memory.

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