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Univision Wins Second Straight Week Among Young Adults
NBC again edged ahead of its Big Four rivals in adults 18-49 last week, but Univision has made it two straight frames as the top-rated network overall in the key demo. With its year-round slate of fir...
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Cable's New Business Model: Lower Ratings, Higher Revenue
As top channels lose viewers and reality hits age, conglomerates are pumping profits with sub fees and overseas growth — but can it last?read more
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'Blackfish' Director Talks SeaWorld Revenue Drop: "People Are Truly Willing to Change Ethically"
Last summer's controversial documentary centered on killer whales in captivityread more
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All Eyes on Jerry Brown as Hollywood Awaits $1.6B Tax Credit Decision
Politicians are pleading their case to California's governorread more
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Smashbox Studios Gets $5 Million Makeover (Exclusive)
"It's been a few years since Smashbox has pumped the way it's going to again," says founder Davis Factorread more
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'Doctor Who' to Get BBC VOD Companion Show
'Doctor Who Extra' promises "unparalleled access" to stars Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and othersread more
San Sebastian Picks ‘Park Friend,’ ‘Magallanes,’ ‘Ixcanul’ For Films in Progress
MADRID – Ana Katz’s anticipated “My Park Friend,” Salvador del Solar’s “Magallanes” and Jayro Bustamante’s “Ixcanul” are three of the six titles that have made the cut for San Seba...
Bjork to Present U.K. Premiere of ‘Biophilia Live’ at BFI London Film Festival
LONDON — Icelandic singer Bjork will attend the U.K. premiere of concert movie “Bjork: Biophilia Live” at the BFI London Film Festival, alongside directors Peter Strickland and Nick ...
‘The Good Lie’ and ‘A Most Wanted Man’ Set To Play at Deauville
HAUGESUND, Norway– Deauville will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a strong competition lineup of U.S. indies, leading up with Anton Corbijn’s “A Most Wanted Man” and Reese ...
China’s Xi Jinping Seeks Launch of New Media Clusters
China’s president Xi Jinping has called for the establishment of several new media companies, and a possible reshaping pf China’s media landscape. “Several new media groups that have strengt...
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What Did TV CEOs Tell Investors About the Weak Ad Market?
Now that second-quarter earnings are over for the media sector, we can finally take a good look at what senior media company executives actually said on calls to investors when they were in the hot ...
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Deauville to Honor Brian Grazer, Premiere Nicole Kidman's 'Before I Go to Sleep'
Shailene Woodley's 'White Bird in a Blizzard' and Reese Witherspoon's 'The Good Lie' to compete for top prizeread more
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'SNL' Political Secrets Revealed: Hillary's "Entitlement," the Sketch Obama Killed and the Show's "Karl Rove"
In an exclusive book excerpt, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and even Sarah Palin recount the inner battle between the left and rightread more
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Metropolitan Opera Reaches Deal With Third Major Union, Allowing Season to Open As Scheduled
With labor peace apparently assured, a new ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’ will premiere Sept. 22read more
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Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright Eyeing New Film Trilogy
The long-time collaborators are already working on a new project that has "a title and everything"read more
Jimmy Fallon Schools Pierce Brosnan in Classic ‘Goldeneye’ Video Game (Video)
It's been 12 years since Pierce Brosnan portrayed James Bond on the big screen, but he got the chance to return to the character on “The Tonight Show.” Ever the big kid, Fallon asked t...
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Lauren Bacall, Political Activist: She Knew How to Whistle... and Speak Her Mind
The film legend, who died Aug. 12, was politically active--often controversially--before it was common for celebs to involve themselves in such mattersread more
Chloë Grace Moretz Admits to Cello-Playing Body Double in ‘If I Stay’ (Video)
Chloë Grace Moretz gave learning the cello the old college try, but she had to settle for special effects in the film “If I Stay.” The actress admitted on “Chelsea Lately” tha...
China’s Hottest New Director, Han Han Accused of Plagiarism
State-owned paper rips celebrity blogger, sparks Internet storm, then recants
LevelK Acquires Toronto Discovery Player ‘The Little Death’
HAUGESUND, Norway– LevelK has acquired international sales rights to Josh Lawson’s feature debut “The Little Death” in the run up to Toronto, where the film will make its world...

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