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Jeffrey Katzenberg, Linda Ronstadt Among Presidential Medal of Arts Recipients
Jeffrey Katzenberg, Linda Ronstadt, Bill T. Jones, Albert Maysles and John Kander are among the recipients of this year’s National Medal of Arts, which President Obama will present at the White ...
Watch: Patricia Clarkson Gets the Family Together in Trailer for Dark Comedy 'Last Weekend'
From "Six Feet Under" to a few of Woody Allen's flicks to playing Emma Stone's mom in "Easy A," Patricia Clarkson is a rare and often underutilized talent. Fortunately, this traile...
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John Travolta Can't Stop Former Pilot's Lawsuit Over Secrets (Exclusive)
UPDATE: A California appeals court allows Douglas Gotterba to challenge the validity of a confidentiality agreement.read more
PBS Chief on ‘Downton Abbey,’ ‘The Roosevelts’ Streaming and ‘Midwife’ Return
It didn’t take long for “Downton Abbey” to dominate the question-and-answer session between PBS president and CEO Paula Kerger and journalists at the summer Television Critics Assn. ...
Colin Firth and Jacki Weaver Try to Pick Their Favorite Woody Allen Film
Woody Allen has directed so many movies, it’s hard to pick just one favorite. At the L.A. premiere of his latest, “Magic in the Moonlight,” at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science’s ...
Jessica Chastain and Colin Farrell Play Games of Sex and Power in First ‘Miss Julie’ Trailer (Video)
Sexual politics are at play in the first trailer for Liv Ullmann's “Miss Julie,” an adaptation of August Strindberg's classic 19th century play, starring Jessica Chastain and Colin...
Watch: Jessica Chastain Seduces Colin Farrell in First Trailer for 'Miss Julie'
With the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) lineup announced earlier today, an influx of photos, trailers and other promotional material for the selected films have landed. Among the...
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PBS Chief Paula Kerger Talks 'Sherlock,' Streaming and Cable's Exit From Education
"I'm the only person who will stand on this stage and say I hope people steal our ideas," the president and CEO tells the TCA crowd, "because that means more good television for the public."read more ...
CNN’s Chris Cuomo Talks Malaysia Airlines Coverage
Chris Cuomo has his share of harrowing on camera moments, but on Tuesday he had a dramatic one off-camera: While talking to a reporter about his current effort to follow the remains of victims of Mala...
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Average Movie Ticket Price Hits $8.33 in Second Quarter
The price sees a rise from $7.96 in the first quarter of 2014, but is down from $8.38 in the second quarter of 2013.read more
YouTube’s Fine Bros. Launch ‘React’ Channel
YouTube comedy duo The Fine Bros., who run one of the biggest channels on the video site, have debuted a new “React” channel that will run programming five days a week and incorporate tal...
‘The Purge: Anarchy’ Let Loose at Halloween Horror Nights
A hit in theaters, “The Purge: Anarchy” will become a “Halloween Horror Nights” scarezone at both Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort. Film joins TV shows...
HBO's ‘True Blood’ and ‘Leftovers’ Reach Highest Ratings Since Season Debuts
HBO's Sunday shows “True Blood” and “The Leftovers” reached encouraging season highs with their last episodes. “True Blood” kicked off the night at its 9 p.m. t...
PBS President Paula Kerger Knows They Need to Go Multi-Platform
Considering the fact that PBS is funded in part by like viewers like you, President Paula Kerger knows she needs to use some of those dollars to reach more viewers like — and unlike — you....
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'Predators' Writer Boards 'Deus Ex' Movie (Exclusive)
Roy Lee and Adrian Askarieh are producing the video game adaptation. read more
The $420 Million Question: How Much Will California Set Aside for TV, Film Tax Credits?
The bill to extend and expand California's TV and film tax credit program has sailed through its early legislative tests, but there's a big question remaining to be resolved before it hits Gov...
Marcelo Spinola Named Globosat Director, Int’l Channels
MADRID – Marcelo Spinola, one of the driving forces behind the international growth of TV Globo Internacional, the Brazilian TV giant’s overseas market channel, has been named director for interna...
Fortune Names Alan Murray as New Editor
Alan Murray has been named the new editor of Fortune magazine. “Alan's diverse background uniquely positions him to lead Fortune,” said Todd Larsen, executive vice president, Time Inc...
Judge Refuses to Disqualify Tolkien Attorneys in ‘Lord of the Rings’ Dispute
A federal judge is refusing to disqualify Greenberg Glusker as the law firm representing the estate of “The Lord of the Rings” creator J.R.R. Tolkien, which is engaged in a legal tangle wi...
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Venice Fest Unveils Venice Days Lineup
The independent sidebar will open with Kim Ki-Duk's "One on One" and close with soccer documentary "Messi."read more

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