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BBC Worldwide Prods. France Set to Produce Daft Punk Docu For Canal Plus
  PARIS– BBC Worldwide Production France has been tapped by paybox Canal Plus to produce a documentary film about French electro band Daft Punk. The one-hour docu, announced at non-fiction ...
IFC Center Takes A Look At Time in Honor of Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood'
Richard Linklater's much-anticipated "Boyhood," which was filmed over 12 years, is a continuation of the director's fascination with time. In honor of the film, IFC Center will host a series...
TV Guide Shrinking Magazine in Major Redesign
TV Guide announced a major overhaul for its print edition that will reduce its publication size to 7 by 10 inches. The size shift will go in effect for the August 11 issue. “It's roughly ...
Review: David Wain's 'They Came Together,' With Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd, is a Hilarious Knock on Romcoms
David Wain's goofy, playful filmmaking approach was first successful with "Hot American Summer," but despite solid work on television ("Childrens Hospital"), he hasn’t made a fil...
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Halle Berry Lawsuit: Any Such Thing as a Free Celebrity Gift?
A watchmaker suggests that celebrities likely consent to use of their images when accepting merchandise from those connected to marketing agencies.read more
TV Review: ‘Last Tango in Halifax,’ Season Two
Derek Jacobi continues his march toward adorable PBS mascot status, with the one-two punch of returning drama “Last Tango in Halifax” and the premiere of “Vicious,” a new sitcom co-starring Ia...
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Jay Leno Producer Reveals A-List Guests' Most Outrageous Demands
Which actress asked for a $2,000 Louis Vuitton bag? And who demanded $18,000 for a hairdo? Dick Berg reveals all in his upcoming memoir, "Behind the Curtain."read more
New York City's Big-Soda Ban 
Rejected by State's Top Court
The court determined the city's Board of Health engaged in policy-making, and not simply health regulations, when it imposed the restrictions on restaurants, delis, movie theaters, stadiums and street...
NeonGrid Is Building IMDb for YouTube Stars
A former IMDb executive is building an IMDb for online video stars and musicians. John Gibbons, who helped IMDb make money from products such as IMDb Pro, has founded NeonGrid, a crediting platform th...
Why Michael Stipe Was Afraid to Be Tested for HIV (Video)
R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe says he was once afraid to be tested for HIV not just because of fear that the test would be positive, but that he would suffer government repression. “In the early...
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Natpe Europe: Eastern Europe Still Hungry for US Drama, Say Studios
The international television market, held this year in Prague after 23 years in Budapest, sees an uptick in business as the region's economy improves.read more
L.A. Film Fest Review: 'Trouble Dolls' Shows You What Happens When Comedy Goes Awry
Some of the most arresting moments in "Trouble Dolls" feature cats. One of them is a house pet named Seagull who dies 10 minutes into the movie. The other, hairless and curiously expressive,...
Watch: Dan Stevens is an Unwanted Visitor in ‘The Guest’
As if to permanently put those “Matthew Crawley-esque” typecasting worries to bed, “Downton Abbey” alum Dan Stevens’ upcoming role has him starring as a something’s...
NBCUniversal Taps Ex-HBO Exec Dina Juliano to Head TV Everywhere Product Strategy
NBCUniversal head of TV Everywhere Alison Moore has hired former colleague Dina Juliano, who previously led HBO’s digital user experience team, to be SVP of consumer product strategy for the gro...
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World Cup: Watching Matches at Work Will Lead to $1.68 Billion Loss in U.S.
An informal poll conducted by Captivate Network discovers how many are turning in to matches while at work, and how it's potentially affecting productivity.read more
‘The Daily Show’ Gives Tips on Avoiding College Sexual Assault (Video)
The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video ArchiveThe culture of sexual assault is endemic to college campuses, and for years, university administrati...
The 7 Most Wonderful Things Chaz Ebert Said About Roger Ebert at a 'Life Itself' Screening
New York's Museum of the Moving Image held a screening of "Life Itself," the documentary focusing on late film critic Roger Ebert, followed by a chat with his wife Chaz Ebert, film critic Sc...
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Late BBC Host Jimmy Savile Had 'Fascination' With Corpses, Report Finds
Witnesses told probes into sexual abuse claims against him that he said he had rings made from glass eyes taken from dead bodies, posed with corpses for pictures and performed sexual acts on them.read...
Gary Oldman Goes ‘Stranger Wrestling’ After Apology on Jimmy Kimmel (Video)
Moments after self-described “a-hole” Gary Oldman apologized for his Playboy magazine comments on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” the “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” star ta...
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World Cup Biter Luis Suarez Banned From Rest of Tournament
UPDATED: The Uruguay striker can't participate in any soccer activities for four months, including the team's next nine international games, which begin with a World Cup match against Colombia on Satu...

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