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Ratings: ‘Big Brother’ Season Premiere Wins Night for CBS
The season premiere of CBS's “Big Brother” on Wednesday inched up from last year's premiere to take the night's top numbers, pushing the network to an overall win for the night...
‘Red Band Society’ Cast Talks Hospital Shows, On-Set Singalongs at L.A. Screening
For “Red Band Society” scribe Margaret Nagle, setting her show in a children’s hospital recalled some of her earliest childhood memories, a personal connection she shared with the gu...
Review: Does the Keira Knightley-Starring 'Begin Again' Celebrate the Music Industry or Critique It?
John Carney's low budget 2006 musical romance "Once" was a breakout hit that foregrounded the emotional complexities of its central lovers with delicate tunes. By contrast, "Begin Again...
MGM Closes on $300 Million Loan, Touts Wall Street Support
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has closed on a six-year $300 million second lien term loan agreement with a consortium of lenders. Chairman-CEO Gary Barber touted the loan as a sign of Wall Street’s confid...
Parents of UCSB Victims Say Tragedy Preventable, Elliot Rodger's Family Did Not Apologize (Video)
The parents of David Wang and George Chen — the first two victims killed in the rampage near the University of California Santa Barbara campus —  believe the tragedy could have been preve...
Why Destination America Sent The Wallflowers To A Small Arizona Town For July 4
The Wallflowers have played concerts in practically every major city in America, but chances are they don’t get to Prescott, Arizona very often. Thanks to efforts by cable network Destination Americ...
Will Ferrell Joins the US World Cup Team, Threatens to Bite Everyone (Video)
Will Ferrell has played a goofy basketball player, NASCAR driver, and figure skater. He played a youth soccer coach in “Kicking & Screaming,” and now he's ready to take to the fiel...
Nancy Grace Shocks Man With Revelation His Missing Son Was Found In His Basement (Video)
Nancy Grace broke the news on-air to a father searching for his 12-year-old son that the boy had been found alive in his basement. “Charlie, we are getting reports that your son has been found i...
Watch: Dan Stevens Goes from 'Downton Abbey' to Terrorizing a Family in Trailer for 'The Guest'
Dan Stevens' departure from "Downton Abbey" at the end of Season 3 left fans distraught -- how would the show survive without the beloved Matthew Crawley? (In truth, Season 4 was a bit dull....
BBC Worldwide Prods. France Set to Produce Daft Punk Docu For Canal Plus
  PARIS– BBC Worldwide Production France has been tapped by paybox Canal Plus to produce a documentary film about French electro band Daft Punk. The one-hour docu, announced at non-fiction ...
IFC Center Takes A Look At Time in Honor of Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood'
Richard Linklater's much-anticipated "Boyhood," which was filmed over 12 years, is a continuation of the director's fascination with time. In honor of the film, IFC Center will host a series...
TV Guide Shrinking Magazine in Major Redesign
TV Guide announced a major overhaul for its print edition that will reduce its publication size to 7 by 10 inches. The size shift will go in effect for the August 11 issue. “It's roughly ...
Review: David Wain's 'They Came Together,' With Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd, is a Hilarious Knock on Romcoms
David Wain's goofy, playful filmmaking approach was first successful with "Hot American Summer," but despite solid work on television ("Childrens Hospital"), he hasn’t made a fil...
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Halle Berry Lawsuit: Any Such Thing as a Free Celebrity Gift?
A watchmaker suggests that celebrities likely consent to use of their images when accepting merchandise from those connected to marketing agencies.read more
TV Review: ‘Last Tango in Halifax,’ Season Two
Derek Jacobi continues his march toward adorable PBS mascot status, with the one-two punch of returning drama “Last Tango in Halifax” and the premiere of “Vicious,” a new sitcom co-starring Ia...
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Jay Leno Producer Reveals A-List Guests' Most Outrageous Demands
Which actress asked for a $2,000 Louis Vuitton bag? And who demanded $18,000 for a hairdo? Dick Berg reveals all in his upcoming memoir, "Behind the Curtain."read more
New York City's Big-Soda Ban 
Rejected by State's Top Court
The court determined the city's Board of Health engaged in policy-making, and not simply health regulations, when it imposed the restrictions on restaurants, delis, movie theaters, stadiums and street...
NeonGrid Is Building IMDb for YouTube Stars
A former IMDb executive is building an IMDb for online video stars and musicians. John Gibbons, who helped IMDb make money from products such as IMDb Pro, has founded NeonGrid, a crediting platform th...
Why Michael Stipe Was Afraid to Be Tested for HIV (Video)
R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe says he was once afraid to be tested for HIV not just because of fear that the test would be positive, but that he would suffer government repression. “In the early...
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Natpe Europe: Eastern Europe Still Hungry for US Drama, Say Studios
The international television market, held this year in Prague after 23 years in Budapest, sees an uptick in business as the region's economy improves.read more

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