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Sarah Palin’s Sportsman Channel Show Renewed for Second Season
The Sportsman Channel has renewed “Amazing America With Sarah Palin” for a second season. According to the the niche cable channel, the show’s first season propelled it to “tri...
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Yankees Fan Caught Sleeping Sues ESPN for $10 Million (Video)
Andrew Robert Rector, who nodded off during the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry game April 13, has filed a defamation lawsuit against ESPN, MLB, Dan Shulman and John Kruk for making fun of his inappropriate n...
‘Fox & Friends’ Advice for Women in the Workplace: ‘Don't Talk Too Much’
In a segment that sounded like something out of the '60s, “Fox & Friends” dispensed advice to career-minded women Monday that included telling them to “wear colorful tops&#...
Kevin Smith Says Weinsteins Passed on ‘Clerks 3’
It looks like Kevin Smith’s plans for “Clerks 3,” which he initially wanted to start shooting in May, have been derailed. Smith told Screen Daily that The Weinstein Company, who own ...
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Sour Patch Kids' Snapchat Effort Is a First for Mondelez Brands
Sour Patch Kids has launched a five-day Snapchat campaign, which marks parent Mondelez International's initial foray on the smartphone app as well as the candy brand's first time utilizing s...
FX’s ‘Tyrant’ Adds Young Adults in Second Week — Thanks to Huge DVR Playback
In another example of how DVR playback can boost a program’s ratings profile, FX on Monday reported some promising news for its new drama “Tyrant,” which ended up attracting more you...
Ken Roberts, Who Nursed KROQ Into Radio Behemoth, Dies at 73
Ken Roberts, a concert promoter who oversaw the remaking of Los Angeles’ KROQ-FM into a musical trendsetter influential throughout the country, died May 22 in New York City. He was 73. Roberts h...
Katie Stanton to Replace Exiting Twitter Media Chief Chloe Sladden (Exclusive)
Less than a month after the departure of Twitter Media chief Chloe Sladden, the social media giant has found her replacement. Katie Jacobs Stanton, previously vice president of international market de...
Watch: Mike White Does Yoga, Eats a Burger and Talks Creativity in Latest 'Academy Originals' Video
Academy Originals, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences' first digital initiative, has just released a new video featuring Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award-winning film...
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NFL Concussion Settlement Gets Preliminary Approval
The judge could give final approval after a fairness hearing in November.read more
‘The Conjuring’ Spinoff ‘Annabelle’ Set for Oct. 3 Release
New Line is going with “Annabelle” as the title for its spinoff of “The Conjuring” with a  Oct. 3 release date in the U.S. Peter Safran and “The Conjuring” director James Wan are ...
Why Steven Soderbergh Quit Movies: ‘Ratio of Bulls— to Fun … Got Out of Whack’
It was hard to swallow the fact that the man who gave us “Sex, Lies, and Videotape,” “Traffic” and the “Ocean’s” franchise was leaving the movie biz when Stev...
Watch: Exclusive Trailer for 'Fact or Fiction: The Life and Times of a Ping Pong Hustler' Captures the Final Years of a Forgotten Champion
"He was the Joe Dimaggio of table tennis." Marty Reisman was an American and international champion; the sort who appeared on late night talk shows and was covered in Sports Illustrated at a...
Broadway Box Office: July 4th Fizzles, But Stage Fares Better Than Cinema
Independence Day didn’t set off any fireworks at the Broadway box office last week — but at least the Rialto held steadier than the cineplex. Compared to a dreadful weekend at the movies t...
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Rolling Stone Names New Publisher
Following last week’s spate of executive departures, Rolling Stone has named a replacement for publisher Chris McLoughlin, who resigned after less than a year on the job. Michael Provus, the m...
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IfOnly Sells 2,000 Experiences in Its First Year
While most of the online retail space focuses on selling goods, IfOnly offers adventures ranging from hanging out during Paul McCartney's soundcheck to watching a baseball game with San Francisc...
Mila Kunis Reveals She Never Planned to Get Married — Until She Met Ashton Kutcher
Mila Kunis never planned on a wedding, but she also didn't plan on meeting Ashton Kutcher. In an a new interview with W Magazine, the pregnant actress reveals she told her family at a very early...
Giorgio Faletti, Italian Actor and Author of ‘I Kill,’ Dead at 63
Italian author and actor Giorgio Faletti died on Friday, July 4 in Turin, Italy, from an incurable illness. He was 63. Born Nov. 25, 1950 in Asti, Faletti earned a law degree before starting his eclec...
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L.A.'s First-Ever Marijuana Farmers Market Draws Hourlong Lines
The three-day event at California Heritage Market was billed as L.A. County's first farmers market for medical marijuana, where buyers could bypass dispensary owners and go directly to growers.read mo...
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The Top 10 Messaging Apps by User Base and Revenue
A new report from Forrester Research gives marketers an interesting perspective on the quick growth of messaging apps in the past year. Whether or not that translates into solid revenue strategies f...

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