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Sofia Vergara, Eugenio Derbez Top Variety’s Power of Latinos List
There’s never been a better time to be Latino in Hollywood. Just ask Sofia Vergara, who is laughing all the way to the bank as the highest paid actress on television — and the one with the most e...
FCC Spikes NFL Broadcasts Blackout Rule
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed its sports blackout rules in a ruling Monday. The action eliminates the Commision's protection of the NFL's 39-year-old blackout policy, wh...
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It's Official: Dominic Cooper Boards ABC's 'Agent Carter'
He'll reprise his role as Howard Starkread more
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Brand of the Day: How Skype Uses Storytelling to Be the Most Human of Tech Companies
Skype knows it's much more than a platform for people to converse quickly and simply. It smartly understands that the real value of its technology lies in the human connections and how they affe...
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PepsiCo’s Javier Farfan Talks About Blowing Up Genres and What Makes Great Creative
Creating a new cultural fluency for a brand as large and diverse as PepsiCo seems like a tall order. But sitting across from the man charged with that task—a denim-draped, chill and focused Ja...
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Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI
"He was unable to perform satisfactorily a series of standard field sobriety tests"read more
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Elisabeth Murdoch Leaving Shine Once Endemol Deal Closes
Rupert Murdoch's daughter is currently non-executive chair of the Shine Groupread more
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Imax CEO on 'Crouching Tiger 2' Netflix Ruckus: "I Knew It Wouldn't Work for Some People"
Rich Gelfond insists the revolutionary deal to release the sequel simultaneously on Netflix and in select Imax locations does not threaten theatrical windowsread more
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TBS Greenlights Reality Series Starring Former NBA Pro Kenny Smith and His Family
'The Smiths' is set to debut in the springread more
‘Crouching Tiger 2’ Deal Reinforces Netflix’s Rebel Brand
Netflix doesn’t need every single one of its subscribers to have a burning desire to see the sequel to a 14-year-old Asian martial arts movie — nor does it really matter to the company ...
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4 Things Jessica Alba Wants You to Know About Her Booming Lifestyle Brand
There's a lot you don't know about Jessica Alba. That's possibly because her initial fame from TV and movies in the mid-2000s has died down a bit. But it might also be because tabloid-c...
ABC Renews ‘Mistresses’ for Season 3
ABC has renewed summer time drama “Mistresses” for a third season, a network representative told TheWrap on Tuesday. The network has ordered 13 more episodes of the series about four fr...
‘Mistresses’ Renewed for Season 3
ABC has picked up its summer series “Mistresses” for a 13-episode third season. “Mistresses” just wrapped its second season run earlier this month. It was a solid but unspecta...
Digital Audience Ratings: ‘The Voice’ Hits High Note Following Premiere, #DeviousArmy Assembles for Season 3
Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to TV shows (see the film version here). Pr...
Kyle MacLachlan To Let Sunset Strip Pad
It was eagle-eyed informant Lucy Spillerguts who snitched that Kyle MacLachlan and his 10-time Emmy-nominated “Project Runway” exec producer wife Desiree Gruber have their Hollywood Hills house li...
Gores Brothers Play High-End Property Games
Paradigm Talent Agency chairman Sam Gores has surreptitiously sold a two-bedroom and two-bathroom condo at the celebrity-stacked Sierra Towers building on the border of Beverly Hills and West Hollywoo...
Palm Springs Real Estate Drawing Younger Crowd
With celebs like Leonardo DiCaprio buying property — and the Coachella music fest acting as a youth magnet — Palm Springs and its surrounding communities are evolving from their retirement-communi...
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MTV Orders Dark Comedy Pilot 'Self Promotion,' Zach Braff to Direct
Written by Mark Bianculliread more
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ABC's 'Mistresses' Renewed for Third Season
The summer soap will be back for another run of 13 episodesread more
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‘The Past’ Star Tahar Rahim Signs With UTA
The French actor gained critical notice in 2009’s ‘A Prophet’read more

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