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NBC Execs Talk Cosby, ‘Hannibal,’ and Not Griping About Emmys
NBC entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt took a pass on griping about the Emmys, lamented the small audience for “Hannibal” and broke some news about Bill Cosby‘s new show Sunday. G...
Nickelodeon Canceling ‘Sam & Cat’ Amid Production Drama
Although production has been down since April, Nickelodeon has officially canceled “Sam & Cat” after just one season, a network spokesperson told TheWrap. The network released the foll...
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Neil Young Cancels Tel Aviv Concert Due to Israel Security Crisis
Neil Young and Crazy Horse has cancelled their July 17  Tel Aviv concert, according to Warner Brothers Records, due to the security situation in Israel. The band”s only Israeli date was at the ...
Shakira Steams Up World Cup Closing Ceremony With Sexy Performance (Video)
Shakira kicked off the closing ceremony for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in grand fashion. The Colombian singer rocked the crowd with a sexy performance of the tournament's theme song, “La la l...
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Jon Voight Lashes Out Against Obama In Lengthy Televised Statement
The Oscar-winning actor aired grievances on Fox News, framing them as a message to the American public. "The Democrat party has become a very negative force," he said. read more
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Box Office: ‘Boyhood’ Producers Say Richard Linklater Finally Getting His Due
Critics are labeling “Boyhood” a masterpiece and those rave reviews are translating into strong ticket sales. The Richard Linklater drama debuted to $359,000 from five locations in New Yo...
Dana Walden, Gary Newman Near Deal to Lead Fox Network
20th Century Fox Television co-chairs Dana Walden and Gary Newman are close to a deal to lead Fox Broadcasting as well. The deal would see the two continuing their partnership, but expanding it from t...
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Katherine Heigl: 'I Certainly Don't See Myself as Being Difficult'
The poised actress responds to reports that she and her mother and manager, Nancy Heigl, are a challenging pair with whom to work: "I would never intend to be difficult."read more
Emmys Chief on Fishy Category Entries: ‘We Definitely Need to Look at It’
Reporters pressed Television Academy's chairman and chief executive office Bruce Rosenblum to explain possible abuses of category rules by producers/networks hoping to increase their chances of wi...
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Emmy Awards 2014: Seth Meyers Promises ‘Upbeat,’ Less ‘Morbid’ Ceremony
Last year’s Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony was dubbed “the saddest Emmys of all time,” punctuated with individual in memoriam segments that cast a depressing pall over the evening....
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Nickelodeon Cancels 'Sam & Cat' After Behind-the-Scenes Drama
UPDATED: The Viacom-owned network is not moving forward with the Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande comedy after putting the series on hiatus earlier this year.read more
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Dana Walden, Gary Newman Close to Deal to Oversee Fox Broadcasting
Sources say 21st Century Fox is close to setting a deal with 20th Century Fox TV CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman to take on oversight of Fox Broadcasting Co. Deal will involve a restructuring of oper...
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NBC Chiefs on Abortion Controversy, Emmy Snubs and 'Community's' New Home
UPDATED: Bob Greenblatt and his fellow execs used the TCA platform to tout NBC's turnaround and its plan for the fall.read more
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20th Century Fox Crosses $1 Billion at 2014 Domestic Box Office
The domestic box office is mired in a slump, but it’s been a great summer for 20th Century Fox, which became the first studio to cross the $1 billion mark Stateside this year. It got there on th...
NBC Chief's 3 Pieces of Advice for for the Next Head of Fox
With Fox expected to name a new head of entertainment within days, NBC entertainment chief Bob Greenblatt offered some advice to his new rival. Since taking over NBC in 2011, Greenblatt has helped lea...
Shakira to Kick Off World Cup Closing Ceremony Sunday
Shortly before the final match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off Sunday, Colombian singer Shakira will rock the crowd at the star-studded closing ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The diva an...
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Empty Chair For Detained Chinese TV Anchor
CCTV star taken away moments before going on air. Rampant corruption or retaliation among the explanations.
Christopher Walken to Play Tap-Dancing Captain Hook in ‘Peter Pan Live’
Christopher Walken will be playing Captain Hook in NBC's “Peter Pan Live” — a role that will include singing and tap dancing. “He might really just be a song and dance man ...
‘America's Got Talent,’ ‘Last Comic Standing,’ ‘American Ninja Warrior’ Renewed
NBC is renewing “America's Got Talent,” “Last Comic Standing,” and “American Ninja Warrior.” The new seasons will be the 10th for “America's Got Talen...
‘Transformers’ Adds $102 Million Overseas, Steams Toward $1 Billion at Global Box Office
“Transformers: Age of Extinction” continued its global dominance this weekend, leading the worldwide box office with another $102 million. The foreign total for Michael Bay's morphing ...

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