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Maryland Politician Threatens to Seize 'House of Cards' Property If Show Stops Filming in State
UPDATED: Production company Media Rights Capital has said it's postponing production on the show's third season until it can be assured that sufficient funding for tax credits is in place.read more ...
Tom Wilkinson Eyed to Play Lyndon B. Johnson in MLK Movie ‘Selma’ (Exclusive)
Two-time Oscar nominee Tom Wilkinson is being eyed to play President Lyndon B. Johnson alongside David Oyelowo in Ava DuVernay's MLK movie “Selma,” an individual familiar with the Para...
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Comcast's Cohen Defends Time Warner Cable Deal
David Cohen, Comcast's evp and unofficial top lobbyist, is ready to take on any objection to the company's proposed eye-popping $45 billion bid to buy Time Warner Cable. In an interview for...
Why a Loss for Aereo Wouldn’t Threaten Cloud Services
Aereo, which will fight for its life before the Supreme Court next month, has issued dire warnings that if its TV-streaming service is ruled illegal, it would spell the doom of “cloud-basedR...
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Social Marketing Company WayIn Looking for Fresh Cash
The Twitter-focused marketing company WayIn, backed by Sun Microsytems founder Scott McNealy, is looking to raise up to $20 million, a source with knowledge of the fundraising told Adweek. WayIn ha...
Chelsea Handler and E! Brace for Contract Wrangle
Contract talks between late-night host Chelsea Handler and the network that has long run her program are slated to heat up in coming months, according to people familiar with the situation, throwing ...
5 Daily Tech Stories That Filmmakers (and Film Fans) Must Read: Movie-Dubbing App, Why Net Neutrality Matters and More
1. Why Net Neutrality Matters to Indie Filmmakers: In theory, having just a handful of content distributors equipped with the fastest connections could be okay for independent filmmakers, but mon...
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Justin Bieber, Usher Beat $10 Million Song Plagiarism Lawsuit (Exclusive)
A judge says that no reasonable jury could see "Somebody to Love" as a copy of plaintiffs' song.read more
'Funny Or Die' and Los Angeles Film Festival Launch Comedy Talent Competition
Anyone who thinks they've got a future in being funny will appreciate the latest offering from revered comedy website "Funny Or Die," which, in association with the Los Angeles Film Festival, is now p...
The Band Perry to Open ACM Awards Show
The Academy of Country Music Awards will kick off April 6 with a performance by The Band Perry, who'll tear through their new single “Chainsaw” at the beginning of the ceremony. The gr...
No Second Season for ABC’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Wonderland’
The original is still doing pretty well for ABC, but spinoff “Once Upon a Time in Wonderland” won’t be returning to the network next season, the Alphabet confirmed Friday. “Won...
‘Once Upon a Time in Wonderland’ Canceled by ABC
There's no happy ending for ABC's “Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.” ABC has canceled the “Once Upon a Time” spinoff, a network representative told TheWrap. Ordered for ...
Film Review: ‘Blumenthal’
The playwright Harold Blumenthal is already dead at the start of “Blumenthal” and so, for the most part, is the movie.
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It's Official: ABC's 'Once Upon a Time in Wonderland' Canceled
ABC is advertising next Thursday's episode as the "series finale." "Shark Tank" will take over the slot for a week before repeats of "Grey's Anatomy" move into the Thursday 8 p.m. time period.read mor...
Chris Evans, Channing Tatum and Scarlett Johansson Launch First-Ever MTV Movie Awards Takeover
The MTV Movie Awards is getting a big push from Captain America, Black Widow and Magic Mike. To boost awareness of the upcoming 2014 MTV Movie Awards, the network will launch a five-day programming t...
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Ad of the Day: Vodafone Salutes Emergency Responders in Quietly Explosive New Ad
Grey London takes an unconventional approach for Vodafone U.K., focusing on British emergency responders, more than three-quarters of whom, we're told, use the telecom's services. "The...
ATX Television Festival Unveils a Lineup That Includes 'Orphan Black,' 'Review' and 'Revenge'
With quality television on the rise and creating some tough competition for cinema, it comes as no surprise that TV shows are now getting their own festivals. One of the more prominent ones is undoubt...
Watch: DIY Filmmaking Studio Tricks and Tips in Three Minutes
We're big fans of filmmaker Joey Shanks and his instructional videos for fellow DIY filmmakers, so we're excited to share his latest video (which he produced in association with PBS Digital ...
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Broadcast’s Incredible Shrinking Thursday
Movie studios looking to prime the pump for their weekend releases may want to start looking for an alternative to broadcast TV. At the risk of trafficking in hyperbole, the Big Four has become a ve...
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Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig on the Battle Against Steroids: 'We've Come a Long Way'
"We have the toughest testing program in this country today," he told reporters during a joint conference call with ESPN president John Skipper on Friday. read more

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