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Fox Television Stations Giving ‘Hollywood Today Live,’ 2 Other Shows Summer Test Runs
Fox Television Stations (FTS) announced Thursday that three new TV shows would get trial runs this summer. The broadcasting group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox, is premiering the hour-long daytim...
Joe Roth Sells Revolution Studios for $250 Million
Joe Roth’s 14-year-old Revolution Studios has been acquired for $250 million by Fortress Investment Group, according to several sources close to the sale. Revolution was carrying roughly $175 mi...
E! Sets Premiere Date for ‘Untold With Maria Menounos’
E! has set a July 17 premiere date for Maria Menounos’ news magazine show “Untold With Maria Menounos.” Each one-hour episode of the entertainment talker, hosted by Menounos, explor...
GoPro Stock Surges on First Day of Trading
Shares for portable video camera company Go Pro shot up in their first day of trading Thursday, with the shares shooting up by 30.5 percent, USA Today reports. The stock price for the company jumped $...
How Chevy’s Camaro Changed with the ‘Transformers’ Franchise
The “Transformers” franchise has become just as much about the cars as they are about the shape-shifting robots. And no one has benefitted more from the exposure of their vehicles in the f...
America Ferrera to Star in ‘Lips Together, Teeth Apart’ Off Broadway
America Ferrera will topline Second Stage Theater’s Off Broadway production of Terrence McNally’s 1991 play “Lips Together, Teeth Apart.” Ferrera, the “Ugly Betty” ...
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America Ferrera Returns to the Stage in 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart'
Also starring in the Off Broadway revival of Terrence McNally's acerbic 1991 comedy are Michael Chernus, Tracee Chimo and Austin Lysy.read more
Vidcon: Maker Studios, Jeffrey Katzenberg Tout Future of Online Video
The YouTube platform is building the foundation for a strong future, according to some industry leaders who took to the stage Thursday at Vidcon, a conference for online video programming held at the ...
USA World Cup Viewers Upset by Technical Glitches During Record-Setting ESPN Livestream
Soccer fans watching World Cup matches on WatchESPN experienced several types of disappointment Thursday morning when the live-streaming site temporarily succumbed to technical issues during the U.S. ...
Watch: Nick Offerman is the Nihilist Voice of God in Western Comedy Short 'The Gunfighter'
Beloved "Parks and Recreation" star Nick Offerman narrates the western comedy short film "The Gunfighter," which won the Audience Award at this year's Los Angeles Film Festival. A...
Ann Dowd Joins Lifetime’s Stephen King Movie ‘Big Driver’
Actress Ann Dowd is becoming omnipresent on our television screens, adding a role in Lifetime’s upcoming telepic, “Big Driver,” to a resume that has recently included “True De...
Eddie Murphy’s Fourth ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ Gets $13.5 Million Rebate From Michigan
The Michigan Film Office is rolling out the red carpet for Eddie Murphy and Paramount, approving a $13.5 million rebate for the studio’s upcoming “Beverly Hills Cop” reboot. The film...
Spike Lee Says America Is Addicted to Violence
The latest, greatest Spike Lee joint is, in fact, based on an old, obscure (but beloved) film. “Da Sweet Blood of Jesus” finds Lee reaching both into the future and the past, as he used a ...
Maker Studios Launches New Brands Maker Gen and Maker Shop
Maker Studios announced on Thursday that it's adding two new consumer-facing brands to its ever-growing umbrella of products: Creator network Maker Gen and merchandise store Maker Shop. Maker Gen ...
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7 Agencies Chase Infiniti's Global Account
Infiniti Motor Co. will meet with more than a half-dozen agencies before selecting a handful of finalists to pitch its global creative account. The meetings are taking place this week, with Infinit...
Insiders at ‘Extra’ Grumble Over Tracey Edmonds as New Co-Host (Exclusive)
Insiders at “Extra” are grumbling at the hiring of Tracey Edmonds as co-host of the daily syndicated entertainment news magazine, saying the socialite and Hollywood producer is inexperienc...
Channing Tatum’s Manager Joins His Production Company
Veteran manager Peter Kiernan has joined Channing Tatum and Reid Carolin as a partner in their newly named Free Association production company. Kiernan, who has been partner and board member at Manage...
Lupita Nyong'o, Eugene Jarecki and David Gordon Green Among the 271 Invited to Join Academy
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 271 artists and executives to join the organization this year. Honorees this year include Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o, documentary filmmaker...
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Binge-Watching TV May Be Linked to Premature Death (Study)
The Journal of the American Heart Association has published a new study detailing the hazards of sedentary behavior and its relationship with excessive TV viewers.read more
James Jagger, Andrew Dice Clay Join Cast of HBO’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Drama Pilot
James Jagger, Andrew Dice Clay and P.J. Byrne are among the latest additions to the large cast of the pilot for HBO’s rock ‘n’ roll drama project from Martin Scorsese, Terence Winter...

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