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Fox News Shifts ‘Sunday Housecall’ to Accommodate Bartiromo Show
Fox News Channel will move its “Sunday Housecall” program to make room for Maria Bartiromo’s  new business-focused Sunday talk show. Fox News said “Sunday Housecall” wil...
Willow Bay to Head USC Annenberg School of Journalism
Journalist Willow Bay has been named as the director of the School of Journalism at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Bay has held positions as senior editor, The Huffington ...
Nashville Film Festival Releases Complete Features Lineup
The Nashville Film Festival (NAFF) has announced its full line-up of feature films, including special presentations. NAFF programmers combed through more 31,000 submissions. READ ALSO: Nashville ...
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L'Wren Scott Laid to Rest in L.A.
The designer, who took her own life March 17 at age 49, was laid to rest Tuesday with Mick Jagger and Nicole Kidman in attendance. read more
Analysts: Murdoch Promotions Consolidate Family's Power, But Succession Question Remains
Wall Street analysts weren't surprised that Rupert Murdoch had promoted his sons to top jobs at 21st Century Fox, noting that Murdoch had long promised to leave his company to his children. But it...
10 Best and Worst Moments of ‘The Voice’ Battle Rounds Week 2 (Guest Blog)
This was the last wave of Battles: Round 1 on season 6 of NBC's “The Voice,” so let's gather around the campfire and chat my favorite and least favorite moments from this week'...
‘Mindy Project’ Cast Reveals Dream Guest Stars (Video)
Woody Harrelson and Naomi Watts top the wish-list of guest stars for “The Mindy Project” cast. TheWrap caught up with actors Ike Barinholtz, Ed Weeks, Xosha Roquemore, and Zoe Jarman on t...
‘Jersey Shore,’ ‘Party Down South’ Producer 495 Productions Acquired by FremantleMedia
The production company that brought the world “Jersey Shore” and “Party Down South” has a new owner. “American Idol” producers FremantleMedia has acquired a majorit...
Watch: Juliette Binoche Lets Loose in Trailer for Romantic Comedy 'Words and Pictures'
Juliette Binoche last appeared on screen in what was arguably her most challenging role to date as the titular depressed artist in "Camille Claudel 1915," so you can't blame her for following that up ...
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AMC Developing Late-Night Series With Kevin Smith, 'Comic Book Men' Renewed
The network looks to further its relationship with the filmmaker, ordering a pilot based on Smith's and collaborator Ralph Garman's "Hollywood Babble-On" podcast and developing a new unscripted vehicl...
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AMC Pushes Into Scripted Comedy With First Order (Exclusive)
The cable network home to "Mad Men" and "The Walking Dead" has put into development its first scripted comedy, putting into development an adaptation of Andrea Abbate's play "Random Acts."read more ...
‘Frozen’ Soundtrack Scores Biggest Sales Week Since Debut
Spring may finally have sprung, but the weather on the U.S. album chart remains wintry, as the “Frozen” soundtrack scored its seventh non-consecutive frame at No. 1 last week. The Disney animated ...
Movie Theaters Might Cut Prices One Day A Week To Lure Movie Fans Back to Theaters
The numbers are in and they're not encouraging. A report yesterday from the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) found that domestic movie box office sales rose to $10.9 billion last year -- a...
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CNN Producers Arrested for Trying to Break Into World Trade Center Site
The two men were in the area to report on the recent security breaches at the area, including three daredevils who BASE jumped off the Freedom Tower, but wound up getting arrested for trespassing.read...
13 Celebrity Chef Contestants Picked for Bravo’s ‘Top Chef at Sea’
In a follow-up to the Feb. announcement of “Top Chef at Sea,” a joint venture between Celebrity Cruises and Bravo, the companies revealed Wednesday the 13 former “chef’testants” who will set...
5 Daily Tech Stories That Filmmakers (and Film Fans) Must Read: A New Online Network for Filmmakers, IFP Gets Web Series and More
1. Facebook Buys Oculus VR: ICYMI, big news for Facebook. The social network has acquired Oculus VR, Inc., the immersive virtual reality technology company, for a total of approximately $2 billion w...
Comcast-TWC Deal Draws More Fire From Al Franken in Senate
Comcast's bid for Time Warner Cable drew new fire in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, this time nearly drowning out an expected debate about the future of DirecTV and Dish Network. The Senate Judicia...
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FremantleMedia Acquires 'Jersey Shore' Creator SallyAnn Salsano's 495 Productions
The reality producer, whose "Party Down South" just scored a renewal on CMT, sells a 75 percent stake in the company. read more
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E! Green-Lights The Royals Starring Elizabeth Hurley
It's finally happening: E!'s scripted series, The Royals, will grace its viewers with its presence in 2015. A one-hour drama by Mark Schwahn about the British royal family and starring Eliza...
Gersh to Represent Budd Schulberg’s Estate
Gersh has singed a deal with Betsy Schulberg, widow to Budd Schulberg, to represent the iconic author and screenwriter’s estate. Gersh and Betsy Schulberg will work together to shepherd the mult...

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