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Dana Walden, Gary Newman Near Deal to Lead Fox Network
20th Century Fox Television co-chairs Dana Walden and Gary Newman are close to a deal to lead Fox Broadcasting as well. The deal would see the two continuing their partnership, but expanding it from t...
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Katherine Heigl: 'I Certainly Don't See Myself as Being Difficult'
The poised actress responds to reports that she and her mother and manager, Nancy Heigl, are a challenging pair with whom to work: "I would never intend to be difficult."read more
Emmys Chief on Fishy Category Entries: ‘We Definitely Need to Look at It’
Reporters pressed Television Academy's chairman and chief executive office Bruce Rosenblum to explain possible abuses of category rules by producers/networks hoping to increase their chances of wi...
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Emmy Awards 2014: Seth Meyers Promises ‘Upbeat,’ Less ‘Morbid’ Ceremony
Last year’s Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony was dubbed “the saddest Emmys of all time,” punctuated with individual in memoriam segments that cast a depressing pall over the evening....
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Nickelodeon Cancels 'Sam & Cat' After Behind-the-Scenes Drama
UPDATED: The Viacom-owned network is not moving forward with the Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande comedy after putting the series on hiatus earlier this year.read more
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Dana Walden, Gary Newman Close to Deal to Oversee Fox Broadcasting
Sources say 21st Century Fox is close to setting a deal with 20th Century Fox TV CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman to take on oversight of Fox Broadcasting Co. Deal will involve a restructuring of oper...
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NBC Chiefs on Abortion Controversy, Emmy Snubs and 'Community's' New Home
UPDATED: Bob Greenblatt and his fellow execs used the TCA platform to tout NBC's turnaround and its plan for the fall.read more
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20th Century Fox Crosses $1 Billion at 2014 Domestic Box Office
The domestic box office is mired in a slump, but it’s been a great summer for 20th Century Fox, which became the first studio to cross the $1 billion mark Stateside this year. It got there on th...
NBC Chief's 3 Pieces of Advice for for the Next Head of Fox
With Fox expected to name a new head of entertainment within days, NBC entertainment chief Bob Greenblatt offered some advice to his new rival. Since taking over NBC in 2011, Greenblatt has helped lea...
Shakira to Kick Off World Cup Closing Ceremony Sunday
Shortly before the final match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off Sunday, Colombian singer Shakira will rock the crowd at the star-studded closing ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The diva an...
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Empty Chair For Detained Chinese TV Anchor
CCTV star taken away moments before going on air. Rampant corruption or retaliation among the explanations.
Christopher Walken to Play Tap-Dancing Captain Hook in ‘Peter Pan Live’
Christopher Walken will be playing Captain Hook in NBC's “Peter Pan Live” — a role that will include singing and tap dancing. “He might really just be a song and dance man ...
‘America's Got Talent,’ ‘Last Comic Standing,’ ‘American Ninja Warrior’ Renewed
NBC is renewing “America's Got Talent,” “Last Comic Standing,” and “American Ninja Warrior.” The new seasons will be the 10th for “America's Got Talen...
‘Transformers’ Adds $102 Million Overseas, Steams Toward $1 Billion at Global Box Office
“Transformers: Age of Extinction” continued its global dominance this weekend, leading the worldwide box office with another $102 million. The foreign total for Michael Bay's morphing ...
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NBC Execs on Broadcast Vs. Cable, Emmy Awards, Thursday Night Struggles
NBC topper Bob Greenblatt opened the Peacock’s portion of the Television Critics Assn. summer press tour with the good news that the Peacock’s ratings momentum has continued into the summe...
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Christopher Walken to Play Captain Hook in NBC's 'Peter Pan'
UPDATED: The network also had gone out to Kristen Bell to star as Peter, but could not work out a deal due to the actress' commitment to Showtime's "House of Lies."read more
2015 Oscar Predictions: Best Director
Indiewire will provide updates of our predictions for the 87th Academy Award nominations through January 2015, when the nominations are announced. Here's our early predictions for the best direct...
Richard Linklater's ‘Boyhood’ Breaks Out at Specialty Box Office
Richard Linklater‘s adventurous and unconventional “Boyhood,” which was filmed over a period of 12 years as a young boy aged from preschool to high school graduation, broke out at th...
‘Planet of the Apes’ Doesn't Monkey Around in Massive $73 Million Box-Office Opening
“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” delivered beyond expectations in a $73 million debut this weekend that gave the sputtering summer box office a much-needed shot in the arm. The 3D sci-fi t...
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Box Office: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Scores Stellar $73M Debut
UPDATED: The sequel, however, couldn't prevent summer domestic box office revenue from continuing to tumble year over year; Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" wows at the specialty box office, while "Begin...

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