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From Oscars to Underdogs, Telluride Sets the Stage for the Fall
"What is the point of the Telluride Film Festival?" asked a colleague over dinner in the Colorado Rockies last weekend. It's an understandable question about a festival that combines sever...
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Syfy Greenlights 'Childhood's End' Miniseries
The six-hour effort, first put in development in April 2013, is based on the Arthur C. Clarke novelread more
‘Duck Dynasty’ Dad Phil Robertson on Radical Islam: ‘Convert Them or Kill Them’
Phil Robertson is saying things again. The “Duck Dynasty” patriarch, who was briefly suspended by A&E for his comments about homosexuality and race last year, appeared on Fox News̵...
Manhattan Theater Club Sets Lisa D’Amour’s ‘Airline Highway’ for Broadway
Manhattan Theater Club, the New York nonprofit theater company, will round out its Broadway season with “Airline Highway,” the new play by Lisa D’Amour (“Detroit”) that w...
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Choice Hotels Picks New Agencies
Choice Hotels has selected the New York office of McCann Erickson as the brand's new lead creative agency and sister shop MRM//McCann for digital and customer relationship marketing efforts. Me...
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'Dexter's' Jennifer Carpenter to Star in USA's 'Stanistan'
It's a drama set in the Middle Eastread more
‘Top Chef Duels’ Throws a ‘Bizarre’ Twist at the Contenders (Exclusive Video)
On Wednesday's new episode of Bravo's “Top Chef Duels,” two masters go head-to-head and the challenges are appropriately tough. Former “Top Chef Masters” competitors an...
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Dwayne Johnson Reveals His DC Comics Role
"Kneel at his feet or get crushed by his boot"read more
Ratings: ‘America's Got Talent’ Dips Back Down, But NBC Still Tops Demo
NBC led in the key demographic Tuesday despite “America's Got Talent” dipping back down from last week's uptick. CBS had the largest audience, despite airing only reruns. NBC was f...
Netflix’s Ted Sarandos to Speak at Mipcom TV Market
LONDON — Ted Sarandos, chief content officer at Netflix, will be a keynote speaker at TV market Mipcom, which takes place from Oct. 13-16 in Cannes, France. Sarandos will be interviewed by Eric ...
Michelle Obama, Chloe Grace Moretz, Tyler Posey Spoof ‘Divergent’ With ‘Snackpocalypse’ (Video)
SNACKPOCALYPSE with Chloe Grace Moretz, Tyler Posey, and First Lady Michelle Obama from Funny Or Die Chloe Grace Moretz and “Teen Wolf” star Tyler Posey are different than all the other bo...
Dwayne Johnson to Play Black Adam in ‘Shazam,’ Darren Lemke To Script (EXCLUSIVE)
Though Dwayne Johnson hasn’t been shy about teasing his potential involvement in DC and New Line’s “Shazam” movie, the superhero comicbook pic now looks closer to achieving l...
OSCARS: Croatia’s ‘Cowboys’ to Chase Academy Award
LONDON — Croatia has selected Tomislav Mrsic’s comedy “Cowboys” as its submission for the foreign-language film Oscar. Pic centers on a theater director who returns to his home...
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Apple Can't Kill 'Breaking Bad' Fan's Lawsuit Over Final Season
The trouble began when AMC split up the fifth seasonread more
Blumhouse, Ivanhoe Strike Genre Film Partnership With India’s Phantom
Jason Blum's Blumhouse has pacted with financier Ivanhoe Pictures and Indian indie Phantom to produce a slate of Indian genre movies.
Venice Film Review: ‘Villa Touma’
The idea of a film without a country makes an excellent statement about the Israeli-Palestinian disaster — it’s a pity the concept is considerably more powerful than the movie at hand. Suha Arra...
CNN Launching Lisa Ling Documentary Series ‘This Is Life’
Lisa Ling is coming to CNN with a new investigative documentary series which that sounds a lot like her old one that ended its run on OWN earlier this year. “This Is Life with Lisa Ling” f...
Robin Roberts Launches Rock'n Robin Productions
“Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts announced on the show Wednesday that she is launching Rock'n Robin Productions, which will create original programming ranging from news spe...
Tribune Media’s Gracenote Acquires Baseline for $50 Million Cash
Tribune Media Co.’s Gracenote entertainment-metadata division has acquired Baseline, which sells film and TV information services to studios and entertainment providers, for $50 million in cash as t...
'Flight of the Conchords' Duo Gets It Goin' On (Again) with HBO
HBO must have really, really loved "True Detective." While the Emmy-craving premium network may have always done its fair share of miniseries and close-ended short series before Rust Cohle ...

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