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‘Friends’ Scores 20-Episode Marathon on TBS for 20th Anniversary
Fine by us! TBS is marking the 20th anniversary of “Friends” with a mini-marathon on Monday. The run, which airs two decades to the day that the hit comedy debuted on NBC, will begin at 10...
Ruben Fleischer on ‘Two Night Stand’s’ Max Nichols: ‘The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree’
Indie rom-com “Two Night Stand” features a wealth of players on a path to making a bigger name for themselves, from former “America’s Next Top Model” contestant Analeigh Tipton to Scott Mesc...
FCC Defends Confidential Meetings As Part of Merger Reviews
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says that the commission has the legal standing to meet confidentially with potential critics of media mergers, after a report was published stating that companies have priv...
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How to Win a Clio Award
I was recently asked to be jury member of the Clio Awards. The Clios? An advertising award that my mother has actually heard of! But wait, it gets better. The judging was going to take place in beau...
Discovery To Take Control Of Kiddie-Focused Hub Cable Outlet: Report
Discovery Communications and toymaker Hasbro will rework their ownership of cable’s kid-focused Hub outlet so that Discovery will take more control of the property and rework it into a broader o...
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TV Directing Is Still a White Man's Job, Finds DGA Report
The new normal is the same as the old normalread more
'Mystery Science Theater 3000' Lands at Vimeo
Vimeo has announced they will now offer users the chance to revisit beloved cult series "Mystery Science Theater 3000" through a new partnership with the Shout! Factory. There are ...
Disney on Premium VOD: ‘Nothing Substantial Has Come of It’
Despite attempts by Disney to explore the premium VOD window — which offers up home video versions of movies closer to their theatrical release — “nothing substantial has come of it,...
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David Fincher Cast Ben Affleck in 'Gone Girl' After Googling His Smile
Because nothing says "I swear I didn't kill my wife" like the perfect grinread more
Senators Debate FCC Net Neutrality Curbs: It is a ‘Nanny State Regulation’
The FCC was inundated with comments on its proposal to set rules of the road for the Internet this week, and the Senate Judiciary Committee weighed in with a congressional hearing on Wednesday. Among...
'Red Band Society' Review: What Ails the Ambitious Fox Dramedy?
Voice-Over Abuse Syndrome DIAGNOSIS: "Red Band Society" is not the only new show this year suffering from this condition. In fact, voice-over abuse is so common that it's basically become t...
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Radisson's Social Branding Went Through the Roof After Dropping the Vikings
Yesterday may have been Radisson Hotels' best digital marketing performance ever, thanks to dropping its Minnesota Vikings' sponsorship in reaction to the team's troubles with Adrian Pet...
Cannes Winner ‘Leviathan’ Gets Russian Release
Russian drama “Leviathan,” which won best screenplay at 2014 Cannes, has been granted an exhibition license from the Russian culture ministry. A Company Russia will distribute in wide rel...
Sunset Strip Music Fest Pumps Up Volume For Its Seventh Edition
As it approaches its seventh iteration, the Sunset Strip Music Festival, at least on the surface, looks almost unrecognizable compared to that first year in 2008 when it was confined to three clubs ...
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'Paranormal Activity 5' Abandons Halloween Eve Release
Instead, the horror film will hit theaters in the springread more
Lionsgate’s Codeblack Signs First-Look Deal with Datari Turner
Lionsgate’s Codeblack Films has signed a first-look deal with independent producer Datari Turner. Codeblack will have all distribution rights to Turner’s microbudget film productions throughou...
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The Butcher Brothers Round Out Cast for 'The Beginners Guide to Snuff' (Exclusive)
Joey Kern, Luke Edwards, Bree Williamson and Brad Greenquist will starread more
‘Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension’ Moved to 2015
Paramount Pictures is shaking up the order of its parade of horribles. “Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension” is being moved from Oct. 25, 2014 to a March 13, 2015 opening. The film wa...
Watch: BBC America's Thriller 'The Game' Stirs Memories of 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' in New Trailer
Evoking the stylish period atmosphere and subversive espionage thrills of "Tinker Tailor Solider Spy," the new trailer for BBC America's 1970s-set "The Game" is chock full of intri...
'To Here Knows When' is Indiewire's Project of the Month for August, 2014
The project received the most votes to win August's Project of the Month. The prize is a consultation from our Project of the Month partner, Tribeca Film Institute. Here's more info on the p...

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