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Broad Green Pictures Acquires Ramin Bahrani's '99 Homes' in $3 Million Deal
Ever since Ramin Bahrani's American housing crisis drama "99 Homes" premiered to critical acclaim at the Venice Film Festival, awards pundits have been wondering when a distributor would ste...
Brian Van Holt Exiting ‘Cougar Town’ Early in the Final Season
TBS’ “Cougar Town” will end its run missing one original cast member. Brian Van Holt, who has played Bobby Cobb on the Courteney Cox-led sitcom since its 2009 launch on ABC, will rep...
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'Falling Skies' Security Guard Killed on TNT Drama's Vancouver Set
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Andrew Garfield’s ’99 Homes’ Acquired by Broad Green Pictures for U.S.
Broad Green Pictures has bought all U.S. rights to Ramin Bahrani’s drama “99 Homes,” following screenings at the Venice, Telluride and Toronto Film Festivals. The recently launched distr...
Bravo’s ‘Best New Restaurant’ Gets Premiere, Sets Competitors
Forget bloggers’ end-of-year top 10 roundups and magazines’ editorial lists, Bravo wants to take foodies behind the scenes of how the sausage is made, so to speak, when determining what w...
Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs Spends Big in Holmby Hills
YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: After a years long search with one of the Platinum Triangle’s most successful brokers, Sean Combs — aka P. Diddy or Puff Daddy or Diddle Fiddle or whatever self-applied monike...
Super Bowl Mainstay Anheuser-Busch Troubled By NFL Controversy
One of the biggest sponsors of the National Football League’s flagship event, the Super Bowl, said Tuesday it was “concerned” about the league’s handling of recent controversie...
‘Little People Big World's’ Amy Roloff ‘Floats’ a Challenge to Grumpy Hubby Matt (Exclusive Video)
There's a parade in the Roloff family's future on Tuesday's new episode of “Little People Big World,” but not everyone seems to be on board. Things seemed to have gone so smoot...
Fox Writer’s Intensive Opens Nomination Period
Fox Audience Strategy is now accepting nominations for its fourth-annual Fox Writer’s Intensive, a program designed to foster the careers of experienced writers with diverse backgrounds and crea...
Jerry Springer Revamps His GSN Dating Show
Jerry Springer is bringing new “Baggage” to the Game Show Network, with the network ordering 20 episodes of a spin-off version of the dating show, titled “Baggage on the Road.”...
NASCAR Star Tony Stewart's Case in Death of Fellow Driver Heads to Grand Jury
The case to determine whether Tony Stewart will face charges in the death of fellow driver Kevin Ward Jr. is heading to a grand jury, Ontario County (N.Y.) D.A. Michael Tantillo announced in a stateme...
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Canon Asks Celebrities to Photograph Their Hometowns
Canon is inviting Joel McHale to join fellow actors Donnie Wahlberg and Michael B. Jordan in photographing their hometowns for its PIXMA PRO campaign.   The celebrities-turned-photograp...
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Brands Sound Off on the NFL's Brutal Episodes
Anheuser-Busch scolded the National Football League today for keeping a house marred by ugly controversies in the last week. The brewer inked a $1.2 billion sponsorship deal with the league a few ye...
Jerry Seinfeld Had Planned a Joan Rivers Appearance on ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’
Joan Rivers had a lot to keep her busy before her Sept. 4 death — including an appearance on Jerry Seinfeld’s webseries “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” Seinfeld revealed in...
Edinburgh Fest Topper Chris Fujiwara Ankles Post
Chris Fujiwara is stepping down as artistic director of the Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival to pursue other activities. Fujiwara launched his tenure in 2012 to much praise after a 2011 edition that was ...
Top 20 TV Ratings: NFL Dominates, ‘Biggest Loser’ and ‘Hell's Kitchen’ Premieres Squeak In
Football once more has a stranglehold on the Nielsen sheets. The NFL claimed the top six primetime broadcast spots in the key 18-49 demographic last week. The week before that, it actually had the eig...
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Elisabeth Hasselbeck Links Ray Rice Scandal to Benghazi
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Imax Exec on Box Office Plunge: Audiences Need to Have Fun
Want to make a hit movie? Lighten up. That’s the advice Imax Entertainment CEO Greg Foster offered up Tuesday at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Communications & Entertainment Confe...
Amazon’s ‘Transparent’ Cast Talks Family, Making a Difference at Series Premiere
“Transparent” is more than just a television show.  “This is a moment.  It’s a perfectly timed creative explosion,” said creator Jill Soloway from the stage at the Ace...
The Women of TIFF 2014: Exclusive Photos of Keira Knightley, Jessica Chastain, Rosario Dawson and More
At the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, much was made of who wasn’t there: The women. More than 350 films screened over 10 days, but there were few representations of women as primary ...

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