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Nate Silver Gives Republicans a 60 Percent Chance of Reclaiming the Senate
Nate Silver, the stat guru who gained fame by correctly predicting every state in the 2012 election, chimed in on the 2014 mid-term elections Sunday. It's not good news for the Democrats — S...
‘Mystery Science Theater 3000' Taking on National Geographic Reality Shows
The “Mystery Science Theater 3000” guys – well, the one guy and two robots – are coming back to TV. And this time it will be reality shows, rather than bad movies, that they...
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'Midnight Rider' Accident: Sarah Jones' Family Hires Attorney as Lawsuit Looms
A month after her death, the camera assistant's family has retained the services of a Savannah, Ga., law firm and is expected to file one or more civil complaints in the next few weeks.read more ...
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'The Good Wife' Bids Farewell to Beloved Character in Shocking Twist (Poll)
CBS had built up the three-episode event promising the show's "most shocking moment" -- which paid off in Sunday's episode.read more
Apple, Comcast Deal Would Give Streaming Customers Special Access (Report)
Apple and Comcast Corp. are in talks about offering a streaming-television service that would use an Apple set-top box and give users special access to Comcast's cables, the Wall Street Journal re...
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'Walking Dead' Dissection: Greg Nicotero Talks Terminus and What's Ahead
"This entire season was based on the premise of, 'Can you do what it takes to stay alive?' " the exec producer tells THR in our weekly postmortem.read more
‘Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD’ Tease ‘Captain America’ Crossover at Paleyfest
Many fans turned out in full Marvel regalia and were anxious to get some answers about the fates of their favorite characters at Sunday afternoon’s Paleyfest sesh with the cast of ABC’s “Agent...
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'Walking Dead': Will Season 4 End With Hope or Blood?
Two key characters are reunited as the first of the weary travelers arrive at Terminus -- but is the sanctuary too good to be true?read more
Apple, Comcast in Preliminary Talks to Provide TV Service Together
Apple and Comcast are in preliminary talks to partner on a streaming TV service that would reserve a congestion-free portion of the cable operator’s broadband service to ensure smooth video deli...
Broadway Review: ‘Les Miserables’
This reverential revival of the long-runner Broadway hit is a solid piece of theatrical architecture.
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China Set to Award Landmark Second Theatrical Distribution License
The license will be issued to state-backed China National Culture & Art Corporation this week, breaking China Film Group's hold on distributing imported movies. read more
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Apple, Comcast in Talks for Streaming-TV Service (Report)
The service would use Apple's own set-top box to provide content to Apple TV owners.read more
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Editor's Letter: Data, Native and Video Are Dominating Digital Strategy
As we march deeper into the wild and woolly media landscape of 2014, it has become clear that there are three issues the majority of Adweek’s readers are trying mightily to better understand. ...
Box Office: ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ Builds Steam With $6.7 Mil in Limited Release
The box office is looking grand for Wes Anderson as his latest pic continues to perform well in limited release. Now at 304 theaters, “The Grand Budapest Hotel” has brought in $6.7 million...
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'Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD' EP Teases 'Captain America' Tie-in
Although characteristically tight-lipped on details, exec producer Jeph Loeb said Sunday at PaleyFest: “It would not surprise anyone if things that happen in the movie are in the show we’re talkin...
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Second-Party Data Can Help Brands Get Unique Information at Scale
When it comes to data-driven marketing, the conversation more often than not tends to focus on first- and third-party data. Why is that? Well, for starters, first-party data is free. More importantly...
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Is This the Long-Awaited Answer to Measuring Video Viewers Everywhere They’re Watching?
Call it the time-shifted, made-for-tablets Winter Olympics. When Americans took in the jumps, spills and crashes from Sochi in February, they made Olympic history of their own. Viewing on mobile app...
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Retailers Are Finding That Data Vulnerability Can Undo Years of Brand Equity
Data breaches, as we have all learned, can be #EpicFails with far-reaching and destructive implications for brands. Once sensitive consumer information—payment-card data, home addresses, phone...
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Does Foursquare Offer Enough to Woo Advertisers Long Term?
During this year’s mercilessly cold winter, Foursquare managed to reignite its business, scoring a $15 million funding round from Microsoft as well as a three-month integrated campaign with Hei...
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How Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight Will Tackle the News
News organizations have always treated data as simply a complement to the news, but freshly relaunched FiveThirtyEight is flipping that idea on its head. Hot topics are secondary to stats with the Na...

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