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Universal's Halloween Horror Nights to Include 'The Purge: Anarchy' Scarezone
The microbudget horror series returns to the theme park's annual Halloween event alongside attractions based on "The Walking Dead," "From Dusk Till Dawn" and "Face Off."read more
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Variety Produces First Virtual Reality Red Carpet Coverage
Variety became the first news outlet to produce virtual reality video coverage of a red carpet premiere Monday night, teaming with VR technology provider Jaunt to capture highlights of Monday’s...
BBC Reporter Attacked by Israeli Resident During Live Segment (Video)
BBC Arabic reporter Feras Khatib was attacked by an angry Israeli citizen while reporting live on the conflict in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday. Khatib, wearing a bullet-proof vest with the word “PR...
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White House Bypassed Obama ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Appearance Because of ‘More Serious Matters’
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said that President Obama and his staff chose not to do an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Wednesday because of “more serious matters the pres...
FX: Let's All Be More Patient About Ratings
Does it still make sense to report ratings the morning after a show airs at a time when people watch so many views on DVR? FX thinks not, and last week started what it hopes will be an industry trend....
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Comic-Con: Fox and Boom! Team for 'Maze Runner' Comic (Exclusive)
Wes Ball and T.S. Nowlin, the respective director and screenwriter of the movie, wrote the comic, which will only be available at Fox's panel in Hall H.read more
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Will Ferrell, Adam McKay to Produce 'Manimal' for Sony Pictures Animation
"Key & Peele" exec producers Jay Martel and Ian Roberts are writing the script.read more
Ex-NFL Coach Tony Dungy Backtracks on Michael Sam Remarks: ‘I Feel Badly’
Ex-NFL coachTony Dungy was criticized for saying he never would've drafted Michael Sam — the league's first openly gay player. Now Dungy says he regrets the way his comments were taken. ...
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Durban Festival: New Projects Snag FilmMart Awards
The Durban Intl. Film Festival’s FilmMart closed July 21 with a host of awards for promising new projects from around the African continent. The CineMart award, sponsored by the Intl. Film Festival ...
Watch: FXX 'Simpsons' Marathon Trailer Warns Us That 'We're All Gonna Die'
There comes a time in everyone's life where they must sit themselves down and accept their fate. That day is today. There's no escape. The "Simpsons" marathon is coming, beginning August 21 ...
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Mick Jagger on James Brown: ‘He Was Very Generous and Kind With Me and He Wasn’t Kind With Everybody’
The Mecca of R&B music, aka Harlem’s Apollo Theater, played host to Monday’s world premiere of Universal’s James Brown biopic “Get On Up.” “I first saw James Br...
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Tim Pastore Joins National Geographic Channel as President, Original Programming & Production, NGC U.S.
Emmy-nominated producer and TV veteran Tim Pastore has been named president of original programming & production, NGC U.S., of National Geographic Channel. He is currently executive vice president...
Movie Ticket Prices Climb in Second Quarter: Thanks, ‘Captain America’
The average cost of a movie ticket rose to $8.33 in the second quarter, according to data released Tuesday by the National Association of Theater Owners. Blame “Captain America: The Winter Soldi...
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USA's 'Dig' Moves From Israel to Albuquerque Amid Gaza Strip Conflict
The miniseries, which filmed its pilot episode in Israel, moves all the way back to the U.S. just a week after violence prompted FX's "Tyrant" to exit for Turkey. read more
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Gretchen Carlson Defends Acting Debut Against 'Transparent' Critics
The Fox News anchor talks acting in the religious thriller "Persecuted" and the ongoing criticism about her remarks regarding Festivus.read more
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Pinterest Hires the Man Behind Axe Marketing at Unilever
Pinterest has a new advocate, David Rubin, who was a vp at Unilever in charge of marketing hair care products. At Pinterest, he's the new head of brand, working with users and businesses to enco...
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Jeffrey Katzenberg, Linda Ronstadt Among Presidential Medal of Arts Recipients
Jeffrey Katzenberg, Linda Ronstadt, Bill T. Jones, Albert Maysles and John Kander are among the recipients of this year’s National Medal of Arts, which President Obama will present at the White ...
Watch: Patricia Clarkson Gets the Family Together in Trailer for Dark Comedy 'Last Weekend'
From "Six Feet Under" to a few of Woody Allen's flicks to playing Emma Stone's mom in "Easy A," Patricia Clarkson is a rare and often underutilized talent. Fortunately, this traile...
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John Travolta Can't Stop Former Pilot's Lawsuit Over Secrets (Exclusive)
UPDATE: A California appeals court allows Douglas Gotterba to challenge the validity of a confidentiality agreement.read more
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PBS Chief on ‘Downton Abbey,’ ‘The Roosevelts’ Streaming and ‘Midwife’ Return
It didn’t take long for “Downton Abbey” to dominate the question-and-answer session between PBS president and CEO Paula Kerger and journalists at the summer Television Critics Assn. ...

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