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Judd Apatow Hires ‘South Park's’ Pam Brady to Rewrite ‘Business Trip’ (Exclusive)
Producers Judd Apatow and Benderspink have hired Emmy-winning “South Park” writer Pam Brady to work on the screenplay for their Universal comedy “Business Trip,” TheWrap has le...
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‘Outlander’ Cast and Crew Celebrate New York Screening: ‘Make the Show for the Fans’
Six days prior to its multiplatform preview debut, Starz’s “Outlander” preemed Monday at the 92 Street Y to a very enthusiastic crowd. An adaptation of author Diana Gabaldon’s popular historic...
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‘Hercules’ Rules the Week in TV Advertising Spend
In this week’s edition of the Variety/iSpot.tv Movie Commercial Tracker, MGM’s “Hercules” leads in spending with an estimated outlay of $8.4 million for spots that have aired 1...
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Jim Gaffigan Comedy Nabs Series Order from TV Land
Jim Gaffigan’s domestic comedy “The Gaffigan Show” has landed a series order at TV Land. The show, which has a 10-episode order for a 2015 premiere, revolves around Gaffigan’s ...
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CBS' Jim Gaffigan Comedy Moves to TV Land With Series Order
Repeat episodes of "The Gaffigan Show" will air on fellow Viacom-owned cabler Comedy Central a week after their debut. read more
CW's ‘Flash’ Adds ‘Rake's’ Kelly Frye as Supervillainess Plastique
CW's “The Flash” has added Plastique to its ranks. Kelly Frye has been cast in the role of Bette Sans Souci aka Plastique, a show representative told TheWrap. Bette was a bomb disposal...
Here's How to Watch An Award-Winning Film (Starring Gaby Hoffman!) For Free
Another day, another distributor coming up with creative ways to utilize video on-demand to bring their films to the world. This time the movie is "Lyle," a thriller starring Gabby Hoffman, ...
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‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Apologizes for Controversial 9/11 Poster
Following backlash for a “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” poster depicting the titular turtles jumping from an exploding building above the “September 11″ Australian release date...
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The Chairman of the FCC Is Annoyed With Time Warner Cable
Maybe it was the widespread feeling that Tom Wheeler is too close to the industry he regulates. Maybe it was pressure from Congress. Maybe it was John Oliver calling him a dingo. Whatever the reason...
Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer Made $63.6 Million Last Year Thanks to New Deal
Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer‘s compensation figure hit $63.6 million in fiscal 2014, according to the proxy report that the company filed on Tuesday. The studio chief's apparent massive rais...
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CNN Overtakes MSNBC in July as Ratings Take a Hit
Fox News Channel is the only cable news net to see growth from 2013 as big news from the Gaza Strip and Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 drive the end of the month — and MSNBC falls to fourth place behin...
‘Sin City 2' Ad Rejected by ABC Because Eva Green's Too Sexy
Eva Green is apparently too hot for ABC. The network has rejected an ad for the upcoming Robert Rodriguez film “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,” because of two scenes in which the “Pen...
Tribeca Film Institute's Latin American Filmmaker Program Now in Colombia
Tribeca Film Institute today announced that they, with support from Bloomberg, will be expanding their Latin America Media Arts Fund (LAMAF) with a program for filmmakers in Colombia.  The ...
Leaked $100,000 Bryan Singer-Michael Egan Sex Abuse Settlement Could Still Stand, Lawyer Says
The Bryan Singer-Michael Egan sex abuse case took a bizarre turn Tuesday when alleged settlement documents from June were released in an explosive report. The supposed memorandum of settlement, obta...
How to Promote 'A Most Wanted Man' Without Philip Seymour Hoffman: Anton Corbijn on the Hard Experience
Philip was with you when the film first premiered at Sundance earlier this year. What's it been like to promote the film in the wake of his passing? It's hard, I find. I feel that because his perform...
Nick Orders Comedy '100 Things to Do Before High School’ From ‘Big Time Rush’ Creator
Nickelodeon has greenlit a new comedy from “Big Time Rush” creator and executive producer Scott Fellows titled “100 Things To Do Before High School.” The kids’ channel or...
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‘Fargo’s’ Colin Hanks on His Emmy Nomination and Playing on Both Sides of the Law
Despite “Fargo’s” total 18 Emmy nominations, as well as his own for supporting actor in a miniseries, Colin Hanks is still taken aback by the response the show has garnered.  “It’s an aweso...
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500 Million Katy Perry Fans Can't Be Wrong (Video)
"Dark Horse" leads YouTube's most-viewed videos at halfway mark, as Shakira, Iglesias score two apiece in Top 10.read more
‘Guardians of Galaxy’ Gets Record August Rollout, OK to Play China
“Guardians of the Galaxy” will roll out in 4,080 theaters on Friday, the widest release ever for a movie in August. Disney's Marvel space opera has also been given tentative approval f...
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'The Longest Week' Trailer: Jason Bateman and Olivia Wilde's Secret Romance (Video)
Billy Crudup and Jenny Slate co-star in the rom-com, hitting theaters Sept. 5.read more

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