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How Amblin TV’s Success Led Spielberg to His New DreamWorks CEO
Steven Spielberg’s Amblin TV is the little engine that could, a tiny operation that has almost as many shows on the air as it has full-time employees. Amblin’s success at TNT in particular...
'I Origins' and Diego Luna's 'Cesar Chavez' Round Out Raindance Film Festival Lineup
Raindance Film Festival has released their 2014 lineup. The 22nd incarnation of the festival will be held in London from September 24 through October 5. With over 100 feature length films, 150 shorts ...
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Discovery, AMC, CBS Execs Bullish on TV Ad Outlook
Digital isn't eating TV's lunch, they tell an investor conference after a weak upfrontread more
Watch: Arabella Bushnell Belts It Out in 'Songs She Wrote About People She Knows'
"Songs She Wrote About People She Knows," a delightfully cynical quasi-musical featuring original songs, stars Canadian actress Arabella Bushnell as Carol and Brad D...
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'Arrested Development' Fans Can Design DVD Art
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State Department Trolls ISIS With Horrifically Violent Anti-Recruitment Video
The U.S. Department of State has come up with a novel way to deal with the Internet-savvy recruitment strategy undertaken by the terrorist group Islamic State (ISIS). Troll them on YouTube. In an ...
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Saks Fifth Avenue CMO Mark Briggs Explains Sweeping Changes
When Hudson’s Bay plunked down $2.4 billion to acquire Saks Fifth Avenue last year, many remarked on the pluck of chief executive Richard Baker. Hadn’t he heard that department stores we...
Watch: Ingrid Isensee is an Actress on a Mission in Exclusive Trailer for "Voice Over"
Chilean director Cristián Jiménez's ("Bonsai") "Voice Over" is a dramedy which follows the trials and tribulations of a washed-up actress named Sophia (Ingrid Isensee...
Epiphany Hotel Draws Silicon Valley Crowd
Silicon Valley’s newest hotel, the Epiphany, by Joie de Vivre (proprietors of Big Sur’s Ventana Inn), opened this spring in downtown Palo Alto, Calif. The property’s aesthetic borrows on the ent...
Morning-News Scramble: CNN’s ‘New Day’ Tackles MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’
Is CNN morning show “New Day” finally getting a moment in the sun? When the Time Warner-owned outlet launched its latest attempt to do battle with “Today,” “CBS This Morning” and other pro...
Ariana Grande, The Who Among Stars Set for ‘Stand Up to Cancer’ Telethon
How do you make cancer entertaining? Ask Joel Gallen. The exec producer of the biennial “Stand Up to Cancer” telethon along with Gwyneth Paltrow, he must craft an hourlong program that’s meaning...
Q&A: Salma Hayek on Her Passion for Animated ‘Prophet’
Three months after Salma Hayek’s production “The Prophet” screened in Cannes as a work in progress — and a few days after her 48th birthday — the completed film will unspool at the Toronto I...
MTV Greenlights Ja Rule Reality Show ‘Follow the Rules’
MTV has ordered a half-hour reality series toplined by rapper-actor Ja Rule with Queen Latifah among its exec producers. “Follow the Rules” will revolve around Rule’s family life wit...
Indie Film ‘Seoul Searching’ is a Melting Pot of a Production
If the modern low-budget international indie ever needed a poster child, “Seoul Searching” is it. An American-Korean-Chinese co-production, the film shot in Korea, tapping the Korean Film Council...
U.K. Broadcaster ITV Ripe for a U.S. Takeover
Media mavens in Blighty are buzzing at the prospect that the U.K.’s biggest broadcaster, ITV, may end up in U.S. hands as a rush of consolidation reshapes the British media landscape. All year, U.S....
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Ja Rule Lands Family Docuseries at MTV
Queen Latifah will exec produce 'Follow the Rules'read more
Ja Rule to Star on New MTV Series ‘Follow the Rules’ From Queen Latifah (Video)
MTV has greenlit a reality series starring rapper Ja Rule aptly-titled “Follow the Rules,” with Queen Latifah among the executive producers. Described by the network as a “comedic ha...
TORONTO: Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts on Romancer ‘Demolition’
Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts will star in the romantic drama “Demolition” for “Dallas Buyers club” director Jean-Marc Vallee. Gyllenhaal’s attachment was first reporte...
Ex-Focus Features Executive Jack Foley Joins Bleecker Street
Bleecker Street CEO Andrew Karpen is getting the band back together, so to speak, by hiring former Focus Features colleague Jack Foley as the President of Distribution for his new company. Foley held ...
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Sean Hayes Prepping Live Comedy for NBC
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