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Ukraine: Tycoon to Launch English-Language News Network
Funded by Igor Kolomoisky, Ukraine Today, the country's only English-language network, wants to be Ukraine's answer to Russia Today. read more
Earnings: Comcast Beats Profit Estimates, But NBCU Films Down
Comcast beat analysts’ quarterly profit predictions, thanks in part to more high-speed internet subscribers. Earnings per share increased to $0.75, beating average analysts’ estimate of 72...
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Alan Rickman's 'A Little Chaos' to Close Toronto Film Festival
While not naming its opener, Toronto also unveiled the latest movies by Mike Binder, Shawn Levy and Jason Reitman for high-profile bows.read more
BAM Underscores Further Industry Growth in Colombia
BOGOTA – “This isn’t an event where you really buy many films but rather one to make contact with producers, get the latest on their projects and then follow-up later,” Ernesto Munoz de Cote, ...
First Look at ‘Halo: Nightfall’ Series Hero (EXCLUSIVE)
Xbox has provided the first look of Agent Locke, the lead character played Mike Colter in the upcoming digital series “Halo: Nightfall,” who also will be prominently featured in the “...
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Fred Armisen Harasses Innocent New Yorkers For Heineken (Exclusive Video)
UPDATED: The comedian called a payphone across the street from New York City’s Comedy Cellar to see who would venture into the unknown.read more
Frank Spano sets ‘Human Persons’ (EXCLUSIVE)
BOGOTA – Panama-based actor-turned-playwright-and-movie director Frank Spano (“Hora Menos”) has set drama thriller “Human Persons” as his second feature before helming “Gauguin & C...
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NBCUniversal Doesn't Need to 'Bulk Up' Amid Industry Deal Talk, CEO Says
After Fox's recent Time Warner bid, Steve Burke points to successful upfront ad sales, while Comcast CEO Brian Roberts says NBCUniversal's performance "positions us well in the content business."read ...
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GLAAD Report Says Many LGBT Characters in Studio Films Were Defamatory Portrayals
The organization issued failing grades to two studios for only including minor, offensive portrayals of LGBT people in last year's releases.read more
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Publicis Groupe Posts Weak Results
Publicis Groupe delivered disappointing second-quarter and first-half results, with chief Maurice Lévy saying 2014 will “be a difficult year.” The French holding company posted f...
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Omnicom's Net Income Grew 13% in Q2
Omnicom Group generated net income of more than $318 million in the second quarter, up 13 percent from the same period last year. Revenue for the quarter grew 6 percent to $3.87 billion, exceeding ...
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Ford's Former Social Media Chief Takes Agency Role
Scott Monty, who left the Ford Motor Co. two months ago after a five-year run that made him one of the best known social media figures in the corporate world, has a new gig. The marketing veteran ne...
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FEINBERG FORECAST: Emmy Projections for the Lead Acting Categories (Drama)
Can Matthew McConaughey become the second male actor to score an Oscar and Emmy in the same year? Can newbie nominee Lizzy Caplan pull off an upset win over veterans? THR awards analyst Scott Feinberg...
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Kate Hudson Beats Jimmy Fallon in 'Box of Lies' (Video)
"The Tonight Show" host got thrashed in his favorite game, while the cast of "Guardians of the Galaxy" invaded "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"read more
Comcast’s Q2 Net Income Soars Nearly 15% On Sale of Broadband Services
Comcast said second-quarter net income rose about 15% as more of its cable customers opted to take a higher degree of service to get  high-speed connections to the Internet as well as other business-...
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Univision Second-Quarter Financials Improve Amid World Cup
Revenue increased 23 percent, boosted by $115.5 million in Cup advertising revenue, and operating profit rose nearly 18 percent.read more
One Direction Concert Movie to Be Released on 3,000 Screens Worldwide
Event cinema distributor Arts Alliance has inked a pact with Simon Cowell’s Syco, Modest! and Sony Music Entertainment to release pop band One Direction’s latest concert movie in theaters worl...
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Chinese President Brings DVDs as Gift on Argentina State Visit
Having promised to share Chinese culture with others, Xi Jinping brings dignitaries such fare as 2011 film "Love Is Not Blind" and TV series "Beijing Youth," marking the first-ever DVD gifts from a Ch...
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Ewan McGregor Thriller 'Son of a Gun' Sells to More International Markets
The debut feature from Australian director Julius Avery scores a number of deals through Altitude Film Sales after finding North American distribution in Cannes.read more
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Why 'Frozen' Was Such a Big Box-Office Hit in Japan
The global Disney success is set to finish its theatrical run in the country with more than $250 million, making it the third-highest grossing film there ever. read more

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