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TV-News Outlets Grapple With How To Report On Grisly ISIS Videos
The videos are shocking, repulsive and horrifying. Yet they would likely attract tens of thousands of viewers who have few qualms about watching appalling content.  As a broadcaster, do you put them ...
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Real Food Media Project Seeks Films About Sustainable Food
To spread the word about the need for global sustainable food sources, the Real Food Media Project is calling on digital filmmakers to help spread the message. The initiative is holding the second ...
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NBC Readying Couples Weight Loss Show
'Weight for Love' hails from 'Amazing Race's' Rick Ringbakk and 'Survivor's' Craig Armstrongread more
Vscore: Emmys Boost Winners’ Social Media Power
The social media buzz triggered by the recent Emmy Awards  provided a noticeable bump to the Vscore rankings of some of TV’s biggest winners for the night. Vscore is Variety’s method of a...
AwesomenessTV Teams With Kohl's on New Fashion Line
AwesomenessTV is on a quest to be everywhere your kids are. The multi-platform media company will partner with Kohl's to promote a limited-edition junior fashion line that will launch in September...
Fox to Stream 101 NFL Games Online This Season, But Only to Some Pay-TV Subs
Fox Sports will serve up 101 live NFL games during the 2014-15 season on the web, the first time a broadcaster is making regular-season games available streamed over the Internet — but there are...
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'Dancing With the Stars' Reveals Season 19 Cast: Betsey Johnson, 'Duck Dynasty' Star
The ABC dancing competition announces the 13 new celebrities competingread more
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Snuggle Doubles Down on Social Media
Snuggle aims to bring its long-time Snuggle Bear mascot into the digital age with the help of social media. The brand has launched a campaign on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram that celebr...
Black Girls Can Be Losers Too: From 'Living Single' to 'Scandal'
Each night on television, black women are saving the day. When lives are at stake, characters look at each other desperately -- but everyone knows that when She walks through the door everything will ...
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Netflix Sides With Government-Run Broadband Providers
Netflix filed a startling comment with the FCC today: the company wants the Telecommunications Act amended to allow for "a pro-consumer policy of limitless bandwidth," or to put it plainly...
Camden International Film Festival Unveils 2014 Lineup for Its 10th Year
Now in its tenth year, the Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) has announced its 2014 lineup with over 60 features and short films. In addition to the titles below, CIFF will screen the Cinema ...
Novelist Trio to Develop TV Projects with TPG-Backed Slingshot Global Media
In a deal that reflects several trends in TV production, three rising novelists have inked a first-look development pact with Slingshot Global Media, the banner backed by private equity giant TPG. Scr...
Box Office: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ to Hold Off Faith-Based Musical ‘The Identical’
At the box office, there’s horrible — and then there’s the weekend after Labor Day. It’s hard to get audiences to hit up the multiplexes when they’re consumed with gettin...
Fall TV Ratings Preview: Can NBC Stay on Top, or Will CBS Regain the Throne?
Last season, NBC comfortably topped the competition after years of lagging behind. But can it stay on top in 2014-15? The short answer: Maybe. The longer one requires a look back before we forecast fo...
‘Meredith Viera Show’ Premiere Week Guests Include Jennifer Lopez, Seth Rogen, Jessica Alba
Meredith Vieira's upcoming syndicated talk show has lined up its guest roster for its premiere week, with “American Idol” judge Jennifer Lopez, “The Guilt Trip” actor Seth ...
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Allison Williams Plays Peter Pan in NBC's Next Live Theater Show
Allison Williams has traded in the long tresses and glam style she flaunts on HBO’s Girls for the boyish charm of Peter Pan, NBC’s second installment of live TV theater, and today we hav...
Watch: Greta Gerwig and Al Pacino Square Off in 'The Humbling' Trailer
Millenium Films has released a trailer for Barry Levinson's latest film, "The Humbling," following the film's debut last week at the Venice International Film Festival. Based on Philip Roth...
USA Today Slashes 70 Jobs
USA Today will lay off between 60 and 70 employees today, including ten percent of its newsroom staff. Sources close to the situation told TheWrap that the cuts will be across all of the Gannett Co. p...
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Land Rover Goes Galactic in Push for New SUV
Land Rover kicked off the launch of its new Discovery SUV with a contest that will send the winner into space. The campaign, dubbed “Galactic Discovery,” invites consumers to submit a 3...
Gannett Broadcasting, Debmar-Mercury Name Development Head for New Partnership
Gannett Broadcasting and Debmar-Mercury have named Stephanie Eno their vice president of development, the programming partners announced Tuesday. The experienced television executive and executive p...

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