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WGN America Orders 'Titans' Straight to Series, Eyes Slave Drama
The network is nearly doubling its scripted slateread more
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Watch Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart Show Edward R. Murrow Around Hollywood Home
Plus, the late actress shows off a gift worth a whistleread more
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema To Open a Los Angeles Location
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, an Austin-based movie theater most known for its beer and food service, will be opening a location in downtown Los Angeles, according to the L.A. Times.  Alamo, which is...
Nicki Minaj Bringing ‘Anaconda’ to MTV Video Music Awards
Nicki Minaj will bring her “Anaconda” to the MTV Video Music Awards, the network announced on Wednesday. The hip-hop star will be performing her new single for the first time on television...
‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Rules the Week in TV Advertising Spend
In this week’s edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” leads in spending with an estimated outlay of $9 million for spots...
AOL Says 92% of Marketers Use Programmatic Despite Persisting Challenges
AOL announced last week that ad revenues were up 20 percent for the quarter, due in large part to the growth of its programmatic business. To get a better handle on where advertisers, publishers and ...
Jimmy Fallon, Seth Meyers Pay Tribute to Robin Williams During Latenight Shows (VIDEO)
Latenight hosts Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers paid tribute to comedic legend Robin Williams during their “The Tonight Show” and “Late Night” broadcasts on Tuesday, following the...
Emmy Predictions: Can 'Fargo' and 'The Normal Heart' Sweep the TV Movie and Miniseries Categories?
The experiment is over. After three years of a merged TV Movie/Miniseries category, the TV Academy voted to revert to its old ways and separate the two groupings. Sadly, it's not a particularly strong...
The 13 Best Sports Documentaries
[Editor's Note: This post is presented in partnership with Time Warner Cable Movies On Demand in support of Indie Film Month. Today's sports-centric pick, “We Could Be King,” is now available On D...
Celine Dion Goes on Indefinite Hiatus to Help Ailing Husband
Celine Dion announced that she is postponing “all of her show business activities indefinitely” so that she can focus on helping her husband, Rene, who is battling cancer. The singer will ...
‘Walking Dead’ Star Norman Reedus Heads to ‘Silent Hill’ in New Video Game Teaser (Video)
Norman Reedus has killed his fair share of zombies, but soon his fans can control him as he takes on demons and ghosts in the latest installment of the “Silent Hill” video game series. A t...
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Ad of the Day: Fox Sports 1 Is Sorry for Turning Football Fans Into Even Slobbier Spouses
Angry college football widows give Fox Sports 1 the finger for adding more college football games this season. That’s the creative concept behind the new “Sorry for All the Football&rdq...
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Music Biz Agent Claims Colleague Defamed Him Through Twitter Impersonation
Joseph Cassiere's lawsuit over @QuotesOfJJ also provides one of the first tests of a fairly new California cyber-bullying lawread more
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Amazon Bets on Small Businesses to Win Mobile Payment Space
Amazon rolled out a new mobile point-of-sale service today dubbed Amazon Local Register that competes directly with Square and PayPal to push retailers and merchants to accept in-store transactions ...
Psy’s Agency YG Entertainment Ready to Sell to Overseas Investors
"Gangnam Style" reportedly attractive to private equity arm of French fashion conglomerate LVMH
Documentary on British Prom Craze Coming to ITV
ITV has commissioned “Prom Crazy: Frocks and Ferraris,” a one-hour documentary detailing the the preparation for, and events of, prom night for a group of UK teenagers. The documentary, fr...
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Sony Altering Kim Jong Un Assassination Film 'The Interview' (Exclusive)
Military buttons disappear and face-melting could be cut as the Japan-owned studio preps the Seth Rogen comedyread more
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MTV VMAs: Nicki Minaj Added to Performers Lineup
The former 'American Idol' judge will perform "Anaconda"read more
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Robin Williams Left a Legacy of Humor and Humanity in Ads
“The powerful play goes on and you contribute a verse.” The powerful monologue Robin Williams recited in Dead Poets Society is also part of his legacy in advertising, as it became the v...
Edward Snowden Cradles Flag for Wired Cover, Discusses Secret NSA Program
Wired scored an interview and cover story with National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, whose talk with the magazine included discussing a secret NSA program for answering cyberattacks....