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Stephen Gaghan to Direct ‘White City’ Pilot for AMC
Oscar-winning writer and producer Stephen Gaghan will direct the pilot of AMC's “White City,” the network announced Friday. The potential series is a geopolitical drama following Weste...
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M.I.A. Resolves NFL's War Over Super Bowl Middle Finger
The football league sought $16.6 million in arbitrationread more
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Shell Shows More Gas Brands Could Fuel Up on Social Media
While BP has garnered attention in recent years for its use of social media, not many of its competitors have been notably active in the space. But then there's Shell, which is ramping up its soc...
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Gap Runs First Social Campaign for Kids’ Accounts
It’s back-to-school time, which means moms are already gearing up to take those first-day-of school pictures (which are equally loved and dreaded by social media users nowadays). Gap Kids is l...
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10 Branded Instagram Videos That Beat All Competitors
The Adweek/Shareablee Instagram Video weekly chart is back after a brief hiatus, as we've tweaked our approach and will now regularly call out only the top-of-the-heap winners. The chart below ...
Stephen Gaghan to Direct AMC’s Geopolitical Drama Pilot
“Traffic” and “Syriana’s” Stephen Gaghan is returning to similar terrain, as he has been tapped to direct the pilot for AMC’s geopolitical drama “White City.&...
TLC's ‘Four Weddings’ Takes the Competition to the Go-Kart Track (Exclusive Video)
In a quest to be crowned the best wedding, one party on TLC's “Four Weddings” puts on a stunt that seems pretty hard to top. In each episode of “Four Weddings,” four brides...
Emmys: Twitter Will Mount Zip-Line Camera for Red-Carpet Coverage
Watch your head! Twitter will debut a zip-line camera feed for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards this Monday, featuring footage from the red carpet and preshow among other Internet tie-ins for next week&...
‘Orange Is the New Black’ to Bring Lori Petty Back for Season 3
Taylor Schilling‘s Piper may have one new prison buddy on the upcoming third season of Netflix's “Orange Is the New Black.” Lori Petty will reprise the role of Lolly on the priso...
‘Horrible Bosses’ Writers Team with Relativity on Prison Comedy
Relativity Studios is teaming with “Horrible Bosses” writers Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley on prison comedy “All Day and a Night.” Relativity will finance, produce ...
Do Sunday-Morning Talk Shows Need a Makeover?
Amid hand wringing over the direction of TV’s Sunday-morning talk shows, Bob Schieffer sees little need to change “Face The Nation, the program he has hosted since 1991. He sees reason to add more...
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Snapchat's 'Crazy Engaged' Users Can't Resist a Message From Taco Bell
Taco Bell’s Nicholas Tran said Snapchat followers are “crazy engaged.” When the brand sends a Snap, 90 percent of friends who open a message view it in its entirety, and these can b...
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'House of Cards': Watch Frank Underwood at His Devilish Best
"There is but one rule: hunt or be hunted"read more
Social Media Buzz: ‘If I Stay’ Tugs on Young Emotions to Top Box Office
Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend’s new movies a...
Watch ‘Girls’ Season 4 Teaser Trailer, Which Features a Meta Twist
HBO has released a teaser trailer for season four of “Girls,” featuring Lena Dunham’s Hannah riding a bike down a shady, beautiful path before veering off the paved road and immediat...
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Rep Sheet Roundup: UTA Signs 'Warehouse 13' Star, 42West Lands Vogue Cover Girl
THR’s at-a-glance look at the week in representation newsread more
Showtime Renews Masters of Sex, Ray Donovan
Showtime announced today that Masters of Sex and Ray Donovan will both be renewed for a third season, with twelve episodes slated for each series, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Production on t...
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Is Your Secret Safe With 'Secret' App?
Hackers recently showed that Secret, the anonymous social networking app that encourages users to "speak freely," may not be so secretive after all. Speaking with Wired, Ben Caudill, co-f...
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Yahoo Passes on 'Enlisted' Revival
The comedy was canceled at Fox in Mayread more
Film Review: ‘Remix, Remake, Rip-Off: About Copy Culture and Turkish Pop Cinema’
Raucous, rowdy and regrettably scatter-brained, Cem Kaya’s side-splitting essay film “Remake, Remix, Rip-off” marks a noble, albeit disorganized effort to convey the appeal of vintage Turkish po...

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