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Yahoo Acquires Mobile Streaming-Video Startup RayV
Yahoo has acquired RayV, an Israel-based startup that developed mobile video-streaming technology. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to Yahoo, 11 employees of RayV will join Yahoo, mostl...
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Charlie Haden, Legendary Jazz Bassist, Dies at 76
Charlie Haden, the pioneering jazz bassist who played with the likes of Ornette Coleman and Keith Jarrett before enjoying a decades-long solo career, died Friday at age 76 of a prolonged illness, acco...
‘Please Like Me’ Star Explains How to Shower With a Baby on TV
“Please Like Me” star Josh Thomas has broken one of television's last taboos: Showering with babies. In a Television Critics Association panel for his Pivot series, he said a scene in ...
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Twitter Tells Brands They Can Reach 30% of Their Followers for Free
Twitter is telling brands, "Come to us if you want to reach fans freely." The company said today that marketers can hit an audience equal in size to 30 percent of their followers in a give...
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Latvia Looks to Use European Film Awards to Strengthen Links with International Biz
Dita Rietuma, the new director of the National Film Center of Latvia, was at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival this week for the world premiere of Signe Baumane’s competition entry “Rocks in ...
MTV's ‘Virgin Territory': Teens Debate Saving Sex for Later
MTV presented its upcoming docuseries, “Virgin Territory,” at the Television Critics Association press tour with panelists that didn't quite reflect any groundbreaking differences betw...
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‘Scandal’s’ Dan Bucatinsky Talks Emmys, LGBT Community at Outfest Film Festival
“Scandal’s” Dan Bucatinsky stopped by the opening night of L.A.’s Outfest Film Festival to show support to the LGBT community and to talk Emmys and his life after “Scandal.” Bucatinsky won...
‘The Strain's’ Guillermo del Toro Bites Into ‘Twilight': Our Vampires Aren't the ‘Charming Young Man With a Six-Pack’
Fourteen hours after FX received 45 Emmy nominations on Thursday morning, the premiere for their vampire thriller “The Strain” at the DGA evolved in to a celebration. A bar was open before...
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Rob Lowe Appears in a New ‘Sex Tape’
Rob Lowe finally has a sex tape he wants you to see. In Sony Pictures’ July 18 release “Sex Tape,” the 50-year-old actor, known for making his own infamous sex tape in the late 1980s...
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Guillermo del Toro Addresses Worm in the Eye Billboards for FX’s ‘The Strain’
Guillermo del Toro had some fun addressing “The Strain’s” advertising campaign at the Thursday DGA premiere, aimed at taking down frightening billboards around the country. “I ...
‘Masters of Sex’ Review: Lizzy Caplan and Michael Sheen Go Deeper in Season 2
“Masters of Sex” ended its first season with an apparent breakthrough: Michael Sheen‘s Bill Masters confessed to Lizzy Caplan‘s Virginia Johnson that he can't live without ...
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'Game of Thrones' Actress Joins Vin Diesel in 'The Last Witch Hunter' (Exclusive)
Breck Eisner is directing Summit's supernatural action movie. read more
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Starz Splitting 'Outlander' Season
The anticipated adaptation of Diana Gabaldon's best-selling novels will launch the first eight episodes beginning Aug. more
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Sun Valley: Where in the World is Marissa Mayer?
Marissa Mayer practically sprinted away from photographers Friday at the Allen & Co. annual media and technology conference. Flanked by a security guard, the Yahoo chief refused to acknowledge cal...
Watch: '30 Rock''s Judah Friedlander Preps for Ping Pong Championship in Thundershorts Weekly Roundup
Need a good Friday laugh? Luckily, Thundershorts is here to bring the funny. All week, the website has been debuting new episodes of its original independent short-form comedy. You can check out ...
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Hollywood Docket: 'Blurred Lines'; Bob Marley; TV Stunt Accident
A roundup of entertainment law news including a lawsuit from a man who tried to set the record for "fastest time to jump through 10 panes of tempered glass."read more
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LeBron's Brand Shifts to 'the Good Guy' and Cash Windfall Awaits
In the first hour today after LeBron James revealed he was going back to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers, the development was mentioned on Twitter 1.44 million times, per Kontera. Underscoring the ...
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New Play by Pulitzer Winner Bruce Norris Set for New York Run
“The Qualms,” the new play by Pulitzer winner Bruce Norris (“Clybourne Park”), has locked in a New York run at Off Broadway’s Playwrights Horizons just ahead of the openi...
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Pivot Sticks With 'Please Like Me,' Orders Third Season
The year-old cable network gives an early greenlight to the co-production and also acquires reality series "The Operatives." read more
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Ophelia Lovibond Joins CBS’ ‘Elementary’
British actress Ophelia Lovibond has earned her first U.S. television debut with a recurring role on CBS’ “Elementary.” Lovibond is set to play Kitty Winter, the new protege to Jonny Lee Miller&...