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Jody Gerson Named Chairman and CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group
Jody Gerson has been named chairman and chief executive officer of Universal Music Publishing Group. The appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2015. Gerson, who currently serves as Co-President of Sony/ATV...
Fox Signs ‘Apes’ Director Matt Reeves to Overall Deal
Twentieth Century Fox is going into the Matt Reeves business for the long haul, signing the “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” director to an overall deal at the studio. “We are thrill...
Watch: Comedian Dave Attell is a Bogus School Photographer in New Thundershorts Clips
Need a good Friday laugh? Luckily, Thundershorts is here to bring the funny with all new episodes of its original short-form comedy series'. Check out a compilation of all of this week's new clips bel...
Watch: Someone on 'The Leftovers' Takes Drastic Measures in New Episode 6 Clip
Five episodes into its debut season, Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta's HBO drama "The Leftovers" has remained mesmerizingly bleak and doesn't seem to be slowing down in terms of emotional he...
Jane Pauley to Fill In on CBS Morning News Shows in August
Jane Pauley will spend much of August in familiar territory: morning television. The former longtime “Today” show host will have a run on CBS’ morning news shows in August. See video...
‘Dexter's’ David Zayas Joins ‘Gotham’ as Mob Boss Sal Maroni
David Zayas is crossing the thin blue line in his next role. The actor, best known for playing a homicide detective on “Dexter,” will join Fox's freshman series “Gotham” in...
E.W. Scripps, Journal Communications Merger to Result in Separate Broadcast, Print Companies (Video)
Media companies E.W. Scripps Co. and Journal Communications Inc. are planning to merge, combine their newspaper and broadcast assets and then create a separate print company. The new print company wil...
James Franco Talks to Indiewire at NYC Premiere of 'Child of God'
The long-in-the-works Cormac McCarthy adaptation attracted an eclectic group to the Tribeca Grand Hotel that include the film's crew and star Scott Haze, singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey and Broadway le...
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Argentina Currency Crisis Stops Hollywood from Exporting Profits (EXCLUSIVE)
Hollywood studios have been unable to take tens of millions of dollars out of Argentina for roughly two years, a victim of the country’s ongoing financial crisis, Variety has learned. It’s...
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Disney Launches The Muppets Digital Series
Disney is launching a new digital series starring the Muppets to promote this month’s release of “The Muppets Most Wanted” on all homevideo formats. The six-part series called “...
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Disney Renews Carriage Deal With NCTC, Adding Sports Networks and Digital Rights To Mix
The National Cable Television Cooperative renewed its carriage deal with The Walt Disney Company in an agreement that will add a few of Disney’s sports networks to the distribution mix as well a...
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Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer’s Compensation Is Actually Higher Than Reported
Lionsgate has disclosed that it recently under-stated CEO Jon Feltheimer’s compensation package by $2.7 million, bringing its value to $66.3 million for its fiscal year ended March 31. The studio, i...
Bride Gives ‘Say Yes to The Dress: Atlanta’ Crew a Lesson in ‘What's Snatch’ (Exclusive Video)
On Friday's episode of “Say Yes to The Dress: Atlanta,” bride, Rachel Lester, turns to fashion directors, Monte and Lori, to find the perfect blush, fitted dress that will compliment h...
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Watch Kevin Spacey in Full Villain Mode in New ‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’ Story Trailer
With Activision starting to take pre-orders for “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare,” the videogame publisher has released a new story mode trailer for the military game that sets up the lates...
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Reviews: Is Chris Pratt's Goofy Space Romp Out of This World?
Fans have had high hopes for Marvel Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy” since the first teaser dropped in February and, according to most critics, moviegoers will not be disappointed...
SnagFilms Free Movie of the Week: 'Wakaliwood' Uncovers an Action Studio in the Slums of Uganda
Ben Barenholtz is a God. A Cult God. Not of the Kool-Aid variety, but of the Cult Film variety. His first job was at a movie theater in Bushwick before it was cool. His first theater origina...
Meet Thundershorts Creators: 'Gabe & Max Need Help' Creator Max Silvestri is Easily Distracted and Demands Attention
For years, New York-based comedian Max Silvestri has been creating videos surrounding the characters Gabe and Max, based loosely on versions of his friend and co-star Gabe and himself. Now, with the l...
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NBC's 'Today' to Air Live Musical, Written by Kathie Lee Gifford
"Peter Pan" won't be the only live musical airing on NBC this year.read more
Love 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Star Chris Pratt? Check Out These 8 'Parks and Recreation' Episodes
What episodes best showcase his talents, and set the stage for Pratt's new role as a Marvel superhero? Here are a few favorites from Seasons 2 and 3.  Season 2, Episode 7: "Greg Pikitis&quo...
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Kit Harington Wavers Between Love and War in 'Testament of Youth' Trailer (Video)
The "Game of Thrones" actor stars opposite Alicia Vikander in the BBC Films World War I romantic drama, directed by James Kent.read more

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