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Nick Orders Comedy '100 Things to Do Before High School’ From ‘Big Time Rush’ Creator
Nickelodeon has greenlit a new comedy from “Big Time Rush” creator and executive producer Scott Fellows titled “100 Things To Do Before High School.” The kids’ channel or...
‘Fargo’s’ Colin Hanks on His Emmy Nomination and Playing on Both Sides of the Law
Despite “Fargo’s” total 18 Emmy nominations, as well as his own for supporting actor in a miniseries, Colin Hanks is still taken aback by the response the show has garnered.  “It’s an aweso...
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500 Million Katy Perry Fans Can't Be Wrong (Video)
"Dark Horse" leads YouTube's most-viewed videos at halfway mark, as Shakira, Iglesias score two apiece in Top 10.read more
‘Guardians of Galaxy’ Gets Record August Rollout, OK to Play China
“Guardians of the Galaxy” will roll out in 4,080 theaters on Friday, the widest release ever for a movie in August. Disney's Marvel space opera has also been given tentative approval f...
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'The Longest Week' Trailer: Jason Bateman and Olivia Wilde's Secret Romance (Video)
Billy Crudup and Jenny Slate co-star in the rom-com, hitting theaters Sept. 5.read more
‘Agents of SHIELD’ Actress Elena Satine to Join ‘Revenge’ Season 4
Elena Satine is heading over to another ABC series this fall. The “Agents of SHIELD” actress will have a recurring role in “Revenge” season four, Variety has confirmed with a r...
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Twitter Revenues Surge as It Surpasses 270 Million Monthly Users
Twitter is hauling in users and ad dollars, giving the company a new of air of confidence. The tech notable announced its second-quarter performance today, including a 129 percent year-over-year ju...
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Bryan Singer Sex Abuse Accuser Dropped by Lawyer
Jeff Herman was representing Michael Egan in the ongoing lawsuit over Egan's allegations of abuse by the director.read more
Congressional Democrats Urge California to Expand Production Credit
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and more than two dozen other Democratic members of California’s congressional delegation are urging state lawmakers to pass legislation that would expand film and TV...
ESPN Suspends Stephen A. Smith Over Domestic Violence Remarks
ESPN suspended host Stephen A. Smith for a week over remarks about domestic violence in which he suggested women should avoid doing anything to “provoke wrong actions.” Though Smith said r...
Twitter Stock Surges on Q2 Results
Twitter shares jumped as much as 35% in after-hours trading after the social-media company posted better-than-expected earnings for the second quarter of 2014. The company reported revenue for the per...
FCC Takes Aim at Time Warner Cable in Dodgers Dispute
Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler has a message for Time Warner Cable: Get the Dodgers back on the air. In a stern letter to Time Warner Cable chairman and CEO Rob Marcus on Tuesd...
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George Takei's 'To Be Takei' Doc: Internment Camp, Internet Fame and Marriage 'Normality'
The 'Star Trek' actor and LGBT activist was joined by his partner, Brad, and director Jennifer M. Kroot aboard the Queen Mary 2 in NYC on Monday.read more
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ESPN Suspends Stephen A. Smith Over Domestic Violence Comments
The host had apologized for his remarks and called them "the most egregious error of my career."read more
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Andrew Dice Clay Signs With Gersh (Exclusive)
The comic’s dramatic renaissance continues with a role in HBO’s upcoming Martin Scorsese-Mick Jagger pilot.read more
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With a Redesigned Website, The New Yorker Hires an Ad Agency
The New Yorker has a redesigned website, a new paywall system in the works and now an ad agency to promote it all.  SS+K in New York has landed the assignment after a review, outstripping...
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TV Land Cancels 'Kirstie' After One Season
The series, which featured an all-star cast including Rhea Perlman and Michael Richards, will not continue on.read more
CW's Arrow Finds Its Wildcat in J.R. Ramirez
CW's “Arrow” producers just told fans at San Diego Comic-Con that it would be adding new hero Wildcat to the show on Season 3. Just days later, we know who's playing the character....
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ITV First-Half Earnings Rise, CEO Says Company Is Not Mulling Sale of Any Units
UPDATED: Adam Crozier says the U.K. TV giant, in which John Malone's Liberty Global recently acquired a small stake, is "fully focused" on its growth plan.read more
13 Annoying Habits Filmmakers Need to Break
I spend hours on Skype these days with many of the online Postgraduate Film Degree students. I wear headphones and engage in all sorts of debates about independent filmmaking in all its varied and cha...

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