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FremantleMedia Exec Reunites with Mike Darnell at Telepictures
FremantleMedia North America alum Donna Redier Linsk has joined Telepictures Prods. as exec VP of business operations and programming. Move reunites the production vet with Mike Darnell, Warner Bros. ...
Telepictures Nabs Former Fremantle COO Donna Redier Linsk to Head Business Operations
Donna Redier Linsk, former Chief Operations Officer of FremantleMedia North America, will head the business operations at Warner Bros.’ Telepictures. In the newly-created position of Executive V...
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FMNA's Donna Redier Linsk Joins Telepictures, Reunites With Mike Darnell
The former FremantleMedia North America COO will serve as exec vp business operations and programming.read more
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Hulu Hires Another High-Level Traditional TV Exec
Hulu is doubling down on originals, if its new hire is anything to go by: the over-the-top service has snagged Warner Horizon TV executive Craig Erwich just as his contract with Warners expires. Er...
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Ad of the Day: KFC Takes a Long Ride in the Slowest-Cooked, Fast-Food Ad Ever
Languid tales of southern Americana always make me feel hot and itchy. So, right from the start, I might not be the best audience for BBH London's 60-second "Bus" spot for KFC's sl...
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Neve Campbell Joins Animated 'Bremen Town Musicians' (Exclusive)
"Cats & Dogs" helmer Lawrence Guterman is directing the picture.read more
Machinima Taps Chad Gutstein as CEO
Chad E. Gutstein will take over as Chief Executive Officer of Machinima, as the media company behind several popular YouTube channels is in a period of transition — one that has brought both l...
Hulu Names Warner Bros. TV’s Craig Erwich Head of Content
Hulu announced that it has hired Craig Erwich, previously with Warner Horizon Television, as senior VP and head of content. Erwich will officially start at the Internet TV joint venture next Monday, A...
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FCC Votes Along Party Lines to Limit TV Joint Sales Deals
It’s a good thing the FCC started out with three items that all five commissioners could agree upon because that was the end of the harmony at Monday’s meeting. Over strong objections fr...
‘How I Met Your Mother': 6 Standout Moments From the Series (Video)
With “How I Met Your Mother” hurtling toward its series finale on Monday, TheWrap looks back at six particularly striking (in one case, literally) from the show's history. Yes, we know...
Tori Spelling, Dean McDermott Sign On for Lifetime Show Amid Cheating Scandal
After Dean McDermott admitted to cheating on wife Tori Spelling in January, the couple will be working it out in front of Lifetime's cameras. The cable network has greenlit six one-hour episodes o...
A ‘Penny Dreadful’ Sex Tour: Where Victorians Picked Up Hookers and Bought Porn (Exclusive Video)
Showtime's upcoming “Penny Dreadful” shows us the strangest parts of Victorian London, but some things never change. In a new video from the production, star Reeve Carney shows us wher...
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Resurrection Falls Back to Earth
After a splashy debut in which it more than doubled its time slot predecessor’s average deliveries, ABC’s Resurrection has fallen back to earth. According to Nielsen fast national data,...
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Dylan Penn Horror Film 'Condemned' Finds Its Cast
Eli Morgan Gesner, a professional skateboarder turned clothing designer, wrote the script and is directing the film.read more
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Hulu Names Craig Erwich Head of Content
The former head of Warner Horizon will join the online streamer on April 7. read more
U.K. TV Channel London Live Launches
LONDON — A new U.K. TV channel, London Live, launches Monday, one of the biggest developments in the local biz since the launch of commercial channel Channel 5 in 1997. The channel is the third ...
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'Midnight Rider' Accident: Sarah Jones Remembered at Georgia Safety Seminar (Video)
Local filmmakers and labor representatives discussed ways to prevent similar tragedies from occurring.read more
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Skype's Message to Facebook and WhatsApp: Millennial Use Growing
Skype is making its case to marketers that it is hip with millennials, that highly coveted youth demographic. Skype now counts more than 300 million users and said it reaches 24 percent of 18-24-yea...
Paula Froelich Named Editor of Yahoo Travel, Joining New Entertainment Chief Josh Wolk
Former “Page Six” editor Paula Froelich will oversee Yahoo's travel section, the internet platform said Monday, joining Josh Wolk, who was officially named executive editor of Yahoo En...
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Machinima Names Chad Gutstein CEO
UPDATED: The former COO of Ovation television network says he "jumped at the chance" to lead Machinima.read more

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