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ABC Summer Sked Takes Flight With Four Original Dramas
ABC is diving deeper into the scripted pool this summer, with the network on Monday announcing four dramas among its dozen new and returning firstrun series to premiere in mid-May or later. “The...
Bob Iger: ‘Work Ethic, Intellect and Curiosity’ Helped Ben Sherwood Land Top Disney Job
It was no knee-jerk appointment: Bob Iger’s decision to name ABC News chief Ben Sherwood as Anne Sweeney’s successor atop Disney/ABC TV Group had been in the works for nine months. as far ...
5 Best Bets on TV This Week: 'Brooklyn 99' and 'Kroll Show' Air Season Sign-Offs While 'Psych' Ends For Good
Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV like "Game of Thrones," "House of Lies," "Shameless" and "The Walking Dead," but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you fi...
‘Divergent,’ ‘God's Not Dead': What's Behind Their Box-Office Breakouts
We know “Divergent” hit the mark with its $54.6 million opening and launched a franchise, “The Muppets Most Wanted” missed and the Christian-themed “God's Not Dead...
AG Studios Sets ‘Mind Puppets’ (EXCLUSIVE)
GUADALAJARA – With offices in L.A., Mexico City and now Brazil and Colombia, Alex Garcia’s AG Studios is in pre-production on “Mind Puppets,” a New Orleans-set comedy thriller produced by AG...
Ben Sherwood on Choosing a Successor, Paul Lee's ABC Fate and the ‘Rising’ Sky for Traditional Media
Ben Sherwood, just named co-chairman of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney/ABC Television Group, says he expects ABC entertainment president Paul Lee to remain at ABC, and believes “t...
Could James Goldston Be The New Head of ABC News?
In TV-news circles, James Goldston is the guy who helped breathe new life into “Nightline” after it suffered in the years after Ted Koppel’s departure. Or the guy who worked with AB...
FilMart: Leung Reviewing Film Development Council Funding
Hong Kong’s chief executive C.Y. Leung promises support for the territory’s creative industries.
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ABC Sets Summer Schedule, Will Bow Five Scripted Dramas
Scripted drama "The Astronaut Wives Club" and a "Bachelor" spinoff will cap the schedule that also includes limited series "Black Box" and the return of "Mistresses."read more
Why ‘Divergent’ Is a Better Movie Than ‘The Hunger Games’
“Divergent” is my favorite kind of movie, and though it shares a fair amount of DNA in common with “The Hunger Games,” it ranks as far superior in my book.
‘American Horror Story’ Season 4 Title Revealed
“American Horror Story” fans, prepare to be freaked out. Ryan Murphy, co-creator of the FX anthology series, revealed that the next season of the drama will be sub-titled “Freak Show...
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TV Ratings: 'Girls' Wraps Season 3 With Steady Finale, Average 4.6 Million Weekly Viewers
The HBO comedy, already renewed for a fourth run, concludes its first 12-episode season up a hair from last year. read more
Oberon, Alebrije Link for ‘The Chosen’ (EXCLUSIVE)
GUADALAJARA –Director-producer Antonio Chavarrias (“Dictation,” “Celia’s Lives”) will direct true-event thriller “The Chosen,” which is set up at Chavarrias’ Barcelona-based Oberon C...
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Infographic: Consumers Just Say No to In-Store Tracking
Given the choice, consumers are likely to just say "no" to their movements being tracked in retail stores via their smartphones. According to a new survey by Chicago-based OpinionLab, eight...
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Jennifer Lopez to Be Honored at GLAAD Media Awards
The singer, "Fosters" producer and "American Idol" judge will be recognized at the L.A. awards ceremony, to be held at the Beverly Hilton on April 12.read more
Pantelion Sets Romantic Comedy From Paul Mazursky’s Daughter
Pantelion Films has optioned the script for English-language romantic comedy “Hopelessly Devoted” from Jill Mazursky and Jamee Decio. Sandra Condito and Paul M. Perez are producing and pro...
Director Cory McAbee Is Giving Away 'Crazy and Thief,' One of Our 10 Best Undistributed Films of 2012, for Free
Back in 2010, writer, director and musician Cory McAbee shot "Crazy and Thief," a no-budget (well, $1500 budget) film featuring his two young children Willa Vy McAbee and John Huck McAbee, with l...
Cinedigm Picks Up Danish Comic-Inspired 'Antboy'
Cinedigm just acquired all US distribution rights to live action Danish family flick "Antboy." The film is based on Kenneth Bogh Andersen's acclaimed comic book series, and Ask Hasselbalch directed an...
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Coldplay Introduces 'Ghost Stories' in Intimate Concert
Chris Martin floats above the crowd to preview album’s May 19 release in front of 800.read more
Ryan Murphy Reveals ‘American Horror Story’ Fourth Season Subtitle
Last week, fans found out that “American Horror Story’s” fourth season would be set at a carnival, but now they have an official subtitle to attribute to that theme: ”Freak S...

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