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YouTube Network Tastemade Raises $25 Million Led by Scripps, Liberty Media
Food Network owner Scripps Networks Interactive is buying a piece of Tastemade — a YouTube multichannel network building a stable of food-centric programming for online audiences. Tastemade anno...
YouTube Feeding Frenzy Continues: Food Network Tastemade Raises $25 Million
The biggest Food Network on TV wants a piece of the biggest food network on YouTube. Tastemade, a large network of food-centric online video channels, has raised $25 million in a Series C round led b...
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World Cup: Will Ferrell, Hulk Hogan Fire Up Fans for the U.S. vs. Germany Match (Video)
U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann tweeted a note to help viewers ask their bosses to skip work for the match: "We will need the full support of the nation if we are to advance to the next round."read more ...
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Why the Asian Theme Park Business Is Exploding
2013 attendance was up 7.5 percent compared with the previous year, according to a new report, compared to a 2.5 percent increase for North and South America.read more
Andy Serkis Voiced an Incredibly Creepy Conversation Between Gollum and Caesar the Ape (Video)
Andy Serkis is one of Hollywood's most bankable stars. We just don't quite realize it because we never see his face or body. See video: Final ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Trai...
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Canadian Seesaw Battle to Woo Hollywood Has Vancouver Booming Again
The West Coast city got its mojo back, thanks to an upswing in visual effects work for major studios and a low Canadian dollar. read more
Pinewood Shepperton Sees Revenue Rise 16.5%
LONDON — Revenues at Pinewood Shepperton, one of the world’s leading production services companies, rose by 16.5% to £64.1 million ($109 million) in the past financial year, which ended M...
Wide Management Sells Karlovy Vary Title ‘Barbarians’ to Japan (EXCLUSIVE)
PARIS – Tapping into a new and often more audience-friendly generation of directors and producers from Eastern Europe, Paris-based sales-production house Wide Management has made first major deal on...
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Desperate for the Next 'Duck Dynasty': Explaining Reality's Growing Pains
Cable TV's biggest genre has not produced a new top 10 hit in two years as networks and copycat programming abound.read more
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Pinewood Shepperton Touts 'Unprecedented' Demand for Firm's U.K. Studio Space
The British home of the James Bond franchise and "Star Wars: Episode VII"‎ reports improved full-year financials.read more
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World Cup: France's Draw Pulls Record Ratings
Wednesday's 0-0 tie with Ecuador drew 14.7 million viewers on France's TF1 and won the night across Europe. read more
Music Box Acquires North American Rights To Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight Standout ‘Alleluia’ (EXCLUSIVE)
PARIS – Chicago-based arthouse distributor Music Box has acquired all North American rights to Belgian genre filmmaker Fabrice du Welz’s gritty horror movie “Alleluia,” a Cannes...
Locarno, Transilvania Fests Pact to Promote Young Romanian Directors
LONDON — Locarno Film Festival and Transilvania Intl. Film Festival will join forces to promote the winning Romanian directors from Transilvania Pitch Stop at Locarno Industry Days, which runs A...
YouTube Pacts with SiriusXM for Weekly Music Radio Show with Jenna Marbles
YouTube star Jenna Marbles will host a weekly pop-music show on SiriusXM, under a deal between Google’s YouTube and the satellite radio service. “The YouTube 15″ will run on the Siri...
Sony Buys U.K.’s CSC Media Group with 16 TV Channels
LONDON — Sony Pictures Television is to acquire CSC Media Group, which operates 16 ad-supported channels in the U.K. The deal was struck between SPT Networks and private equity firm Veronis Suhl...
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World Cup: Despite Piracy Crackdown, Illegal Match Streaming Continues
Soccer governing body FIFA has targeted piracy sites carrying illicit streams of live games, but millions continue to watch.read more
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Sony Pictures Television to Acquire U.K. TV Networks Group CSC Media
The deal will add 16 channels in the kids, music and general entertainment space to Sony's portfolio.read more
‘World's Ugliest Dog’ Gets A Makeover on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ (Video)
The annual World's Ugliest Dog contest was held on Monday at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petuluma, California, crowning shelter dog Peanut. On Wednesday, Jimmy Kimmel invited the two-year-old chihuah...
Bradley Cooper's Rocket Raccoon Steals the Show in New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Trailer (Video)
The more we see of him, the more we're certain that Bradley Cooper‘s Rocket Raccoon is going to steal the show when “Guardians of the Galaxy” hits theaters on August 1. The dimin...
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Box Office: Sunshine, Not World Cup, Drives German Drop
Warm weather is being blamed for the 33 percent decline in second-quarter box-office revenue.read more

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