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TLC's ‘Next Great Baker’ Preview: Contestants Clash Over Candy-Themed Cake (Exclusive Video)
Tensions are running high on Tuesday's episode of TLC's “Next Great Baker.” TheWrap has an exclusive look at the newest episode in which the contestants divide into teams to create...
Starz, FremantleMedia North America Developing Neil Gaiman ‘American Gods’ Series
Starz is developing an adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s urban fantasy novel “American Gods” with Bryan Fuller and Michael Green for FremantleMedia North America. The pilot script will be ...
Grab, Twitter Create Mobile Tool to Track Users
A mobile app has taken tweeting to a new height by making it easier for advertisers to identify and track user behavior from tweet to purchase. Grab Analytics, a mobile app analytics and marketing com...
CNN Making Ratings Strides With Original Series, Tops MSNBC for Total Day in Spring
Some solid performances from its original series have helped CNN gain on its primary news competition in the ratings. During the second quarter, according to Nielsen estimates, CNN leap-frogged MSNBC ...
Esquire Orders 13 Additional Episodes of ‘Knife Fight’ for Summer (Exclusive)
If you've been craving more of Esquire Network's culinary competition “Knife Fight,” you're in luck. The new cable channel for men will extend the show's second season with...
‘Drunk History’ Creator Derek Waters Describes 3 Phases of Being Wasted and the Funniest Way to Censor Hitler
Sometimes you just want to get drunk and talk history with your friends — or at least Derek Waters does. In anticipation of Tuesday night's Season 2 premiere on Comedy Central, the actor an...
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Google Buying Songza to Compete With Apple's Beats
The playlist-focused streaming service will move into Google's New York office as part of the acquisition. read more
Travel Channel Pulls Adam Richman’s New Show After Instagram Tirade
Travel Channel’s upcoming new series “Man Finds Food” starring Adam Richman has been pulled from its schedule in wake of Richman’s Instagram outburst, where he told one follower to commit suic...
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'St. Vincent' Trailer: Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy Raise a Child (Video)
Naomi Watts, Terrence Howard and Chris O'Dowd co-star in the comedy about a cranky war vet taking care of his neighbor's son, opening Oct. 24.read more
Netflix Stock Hits All-Time High on Upbeat Analyst Estimates
Netflix shares closed up 7.4% Tuesday to an all-time high of $473.10 after a Goldman Sachs analyst upgraded the stock, citing the company’s long-term international growth prospects and its stepp...
Bill Murray Gets Drunk, Visits Naomi Watts at Strip Club in ‘St. Vincent’ Trailer (Video)
The Weinstein Company has released the first trailer for Ted Melfi's comedy “St. Vincent,” which stars Bill Murray as the title character. Melissa McCarthy co-stars alongside Naomi Wat...
Watch: Bill Murray Enters the Oscar Race With 'St. Vincent' Trailer
It's hard to believe, but Bill Murray has only been nominated for an Oscar once (for "Lost in Translation") and didn't win the time he was up for one. That could change this fall when The We...
Stephanie Sigman Joins Netflix Series ‘Narcos’
Stephanie Sigman has joined the cast of the new Netflix drama “Narcos.” The shows stars Wagner Moura as infamous drug kingpin Pablo Escobar. Sigman will play Escobar’s mistress in th...
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Oliver Platt, Bryan Greenberg Join HBO's 'Bessie' Biopic
"True Detective's" Tory Kittles has also been added to the cast of the TV movie based on blues icon Bessie Smith.read more
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Academy Announces Submission Deadlines
Submissions for the Scientific and Technical Awards are due July 11, and the deadline for official screen credits is Dec. 3.read more
Viacom’s Music Group Launches Director Diversity Program
Viacom’s Music Group, which includes MTV, VH1, CMT and LOGO, has launched its Director Diversity Program. The VMN Spectrum Director Diversity Program is designed to help attract and provide training...
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A Look Back at Google's History of Social Media Failures
In some alternate social media history, the term Crush List is a verb—meaning to elevate a friend to the most prominent position within one’s social network. And somewhere MySpace founde...
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Neil Gaiman's American Gods Finds a Home at Starz
It's been rumored for years and now coming to pass: Neil Gaiman's beloved fantasy novel American Gods has a network ready to develop a long-rumored TV adaptation. The deal, initially, is fo...
Reality TV Producers Form New York-Based Trade Association
Things just got real in the trade world. A group of New York-based reality TV production companies have formed the non-profit trade group called the Nonfiction Producers Association (NPA), which will ...
World Cup Star Misses Game-Winning Shot, Sears Painful Memory Into His Flesh
Chile was eliminated by the narrowest of margins in a World Cup knockout game on Saturday when they lost to host country Brazil in a 3-2 contest that eventually came down to penalty kicks. Mauricio Pi...

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