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Study: Movies With Women in Prominent Roles Earn More Money
Despite Hollywood’s love for testosterone-dominated movies, a recent study has found that movies with a strong female component actually perform better at the box office and cost less to make. N...
‘Halo’ Spawns Second Project From Xbox Entertainment
Videogame mega-franchise “Halo” is getting the creative juices flowing over at Xbox Entertainment Studios, which disclosed a new project Wednesday. In addition to a previously announced se...
‘Million Dollar Listing: NY’ Star Ryan Serhant on Season's New Conflicts: ‘I'm Like the Other Woman’
“Million Dollar Listing: New York” returns Wednesday after a season that saw some pretty extreme upheaval between its cast members. As a result, Ryan Serhant learned a few new life lessons...
Dish Network Backs Aereo in Supreme Court Battle With Broadcasters
Dish Network, Echostar and the American Cable Assn. are among those supporting Aereo in its showdown with broadcasters in the Supreme Court. They were among the companies and organizations which filed...
Lucy Hood, Television Academy President and COO, Dies of Cancer at 56
Lucy Hood, president and COO of the Television Academy, has died following a battle with cancer. She was 56. Hood, who earned an MBA from Columbia University's Graduate School of Business, was the...
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TV Academy President and COO Lucy Hood Dies
UPDATE: The veteran of USC, Fox Mobile Entertainment and News Corp. had been battling cancer. read more
Television Academy President Lucy Hood Dies at 56
Lucy Hood, president and chief operating officer of the Television Academy who was respected for her keen understanding of digital media, has died after a battle with cancer. She was 56. Hood, a forme...
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Meredith Vieira's Husband Recovering in Hospital Following a Blood Clot
The former "View" host revealed on Twitter that her husband, Richard Cohen, is recovering from his health scare and is already "flirting with nurses."read more
Amy Adams May Board Sci-Fi Drama ‘Story of Your Life’
Amy Adams is in negotiations to star in indie sci-fi thriller “Story of Your Life” with Denis Villeneuve (“Prisoners”) directing. FilmNation Entertainment and Lava Bear Films a...
Aereo Defenders Say Broadcast Ban ‘Would Strip Away Commercial Freedom’
Consumer groups, the consumer electronics industry, satellite TV providers, law professors and smaller cable system operators are coming to the defense of Aereo in its fight with TV broadcasters over ...
‘Frozen’ Beats ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ to Remain at Top of Home Video Sales Charts
Walt Disney Studios’ “Frozen” remained at No. 1 on both national home video sales charts for the second consecutive week, despite the release of three high-profile newcomers. Paramount’s “Th...
Ridley Scott's New ‘Halo’ Digital Project Recruits ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Director (Exclusive)
Veteran TV director Sergio Mimica-Gezzan is set to direct a new chaptered “Halo” digital feature project for 343 Industries, Xbox Entertainment Studios and Scott Free Productions, TheWrap ...
Why Did Halle Berry’s ‘Frankie & Alice’ Languish on the Shelf?
It took three years, a Golden Globe nomination and possibly a slew of recent hit films targeting African-American audiences for Halle Berry’s “Frankie & Alice” to finally open in 125...
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'Big Bang Theory,' Lucasfilm Team for 'Star Wars' Day Episode (Exclusive)
The gang will celebrate "Star Wars" Day and re-create the planet Dagobah, with Bob Newhart slated to appear as one of the iconic characters from the franchise.read more
Nickelodeon’s ‘Sam and Cat’ On Hiatus Amid Tension Behind the Scenes
“Sam and Cat” is the hottest live-action series entry on Nickelodeon in the past few years, but the pressure of a 40-episode production schedule seems to be wearing on its teenage stars, J...
‘Captain America’ Guns for $90 Million Box-Office Debut
It's a given that “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” will conquer the box office this weekend, but there's still questions circling the April 4 release. The biggest ones for Dis...
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Fort Hood Shooting: Cable Networks Report
UPDATED: Three victims are reported dead and 14 injured in the military base shooting.read more
‘Under the Skin’ Review: A Is for ‘Alien’ and ‘Arthouse’ in This Oblique Scarlett Johansson Puzzler
It's currently a given that Stanley Kubrick's “2001: A Space Odyssey” is a classic, and generations of critics and film students have collectively deduced its storyline over the ye...
Jean-Claude Van Damme’s Heist Drama ‘Swelter’ Gets U.S. Distribution
WellGo USA Entertainment has acquired North American rights to Jean-Claude Van Damme’s heist drama “Swelter.” The film sold out all of its international markets following the American Film M...
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Merkle Acquires Digital Player New Control
Customer relationship marketing specialist Merkle has acquired New Control, a digital and direct marketing shop whose clients include Chase, PNC Bank, Visa, Gap and Sony. The terms of the deal--whi...

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