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FCC Sets Timeline for Review of AT&T-DirecTV Merger
The FCC has set in motion its review of AT&T’s proposed merger with DirecTV, setting deadlines for gathering public comment on whether the proposed transaction is in the public interest. Com...
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Mobile Coupon Growth Expected to Continue
There were an estimated 560 million digital coupon users in 2014, and that number is expected to grow to over a billion by 2019, according to a new study by Juniper Research. The growth comes as re...
Landon Donovan Announces Professional Soccer Retirement on Facebook
Landon Donovan is hanging up his cleats, the Major League Soccer star announced Thursday on his Facebook fan page. “After careful deliberation and after many conversations with those closest to...
‘Real Housewives’ Ramona Singer Leaving Husband Mario Again: ‘I Tried My Best’
Bravo's “Real Housewives of New York City” star Ramona Singer has decided to once again leave her husband, Mario Singer. “I have decided to move on with my life without Mario,...
Exclusive: Strand Releasing Acquires Abdellah Taïa's 'Salvation Army'
Strand Releasing announced today the company has acquired all U.S. rights to Abdellah Taïa's "Salvation Army." READ MORE: 10 Films We Want To See At New Directors/New Films The film ha...
Katherine Heigl Talks ‘Grey's Anatomy’ Exit: ‘My Priorities Were Messed Up’
Stop the presses; Katherine Heigl has admitted fallibility. The Emmy-winning actress — who gained fame and acclaim playing Dr. Izzie Stevens on the ABC medical drama “Grey's Anatomy...
Channing Tatum, Diego Luna Vie for Zoe Saldana's Heart in Stunning New ‘Book of Life’ Trailer
Channing Tatum and Diego Luna compete for Zoe Saldana‘s affections to hilarious ends in the new trailer for “The Book of Life,” 20th Century Fox's forthcoming Day of the Dead-ins...
ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ Rises in July, Routs Letterman in Demo
NBC’s Jimmy Fallon remains the dominant latenight talkshow, but that hasn’t keep ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel from notching some ratings achievements of his own. And both seem to be gaining at...
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Twitter Lets Advertisers Buy Against Campaign Goals
Twitter has rolled out a new tool for advertisers dubbed objective-based campaigns that let marketers set up, measure and optimize promos. The social site’s new tools let marketers manage thei...
Can IFC Films Turn ‘Boyhood’ Into a Big, Fat Box-Office Hit?
IFC Films’ decision to roll out writer-director Richard Linklater‘s singular coming-of-age tale “Boyhood” in the summer looks pretty good right now. Linklater and stars Patrici...
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Alice Eve Joins Kevin Costner in 'Criminal'
Ryan Reynolds, Tommy Lee Jones and Gary Oldman will star in the thriller.read more
‘Killing Jesus': Christopher Menaul to Direct National Geographic Telepic
Christopher Menaul has signed on to direct National Geographic’s upcoming TV event “Killing Jesus” by Scott Free Productions. The three-hour television event, based on the global best-selling b...
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Radius Co-Chiefs on VOD Strategy, 'Snowpiercer's' Critics and Toronto (Q&A)
Tom Quinn and Jason Janego, co-presidents of The Weinstein Co.'s 3-year-old boutique arm, discuss the new economics of indie film, plans for the fest and Harvey Weinstein's involvement in it all.read ...
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'You're the Worst' Creator Opens Up About Failure, Dating and How Jenji Kohan Brought Him Back to TV
The creator of NBC's Dane Cook comedy "Next Caller" talks with THR about his return to TV and the lessons he learned from opening up after the show's cancellation before its premiere.read more
Univision Communications Taps Kevin Cuddihy as Local Media President, Jessica Rodriguez as CMO
Univision Communications has named Kevin Cuddihy president of Local Media, and Jessica Rodriguez has been appointed chief marketing officer. Both promotions are effective immediately, based in New Yor...
‘Royal Pains’ Snags Khloe Kardashian, Scott Disick for Season Finale
USA Network's “Royal Pains” is taking advantage of its NBCUniversal membership with a “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” tie-in for their season finale. Khloe Kardashian and...
Alcon in Negotiations to Rescue Larry Sher's Adult Comedy ‘Bastards’ (Exclusive)
Alcon Entertainment is in negotiations to finance and produce “Bastards,” an R-rated comedy written by Justin Malen that Paramount has put into turnaround, TheWrap has learned. Veteran cin...
‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Overpowers ‘Guardians’ in Weekend Pre-Sales
“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” is pulling out in front of “Guardians of the Galaxy” in what is shaping up to be a bruising fight at the weekend box office. The reboot of the sh...
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Ad of the Day: AT&T Makes You a Detective and an Astronaut for U-verse
Lots of advertising for television-related products—from HD screens to DVR recorders—immerses an everyman viewer into chaotic scenes from film and TV as a metaphor for how real the exper...
‘Mad Men’ Star Christina Hendricks Won't Work Like a Modern Woman Until She Gets Paid Like a Modern Man (Video)
Modern Office w/ Christina Hendricks from Funny Or Die “Mad Men” star Christina Hendricks won't work like a modern woman if she's still getting paid like a woman living in the 1960...

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