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Should Yahoo and AOL Merge? Such a Deal Is ‘Rife with Risk,’ Analysts Say
An activist investment firm has urged Yahoo to consider merging with AOL — claiming the combination could produce $1 billion of cost synergies — but several Wall Street analysts say such a...
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'Midnight Rider' 1st A.D. Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter, Criminal Trespass
Hillary Schwartz is set to be arraigned Tuesday morningread more
‘Midnight Rider’ First A.D. Indicted on Involuntary Manslaughter Charge
Hillary Schwartz, first assistant director on “Midnight Rider,” is expected to be booked on Tuesday in Wayne County, Ga. on charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass relate...
Jerry Seinfeld Has a Flashback to the Day His Hit Sitcom Got the Greenlight From NBC
The city of Portland, Ore. will forever remind Jerry Seinfeld of his smash-hit NBC sitcom. Why? That's where the comedian was when he got the news that his pilot “Seinfeld” was being p...
How ‘Boxtrolls’ Out-of-the-Box Marketing Served Up Box-Office Success
It would be easy to overlook the surprisingly strong opening of “The Boxtrolls” amid the hail of box-office bullets fired by Denzel Washington‘s “The Equalizer,” which wo...
Wal-Mart Faults Tracy Morgan for Not Wearing Seatbelt During Crash
Tracy Morgan could have prevented the injuries he sustained during an accident in June if he had worn a seat belt, retail giant Wal-Mart claims in legal papers obtained by TheWrap. In papers filed in ...
‘The Dovekeepers’ Kicks Off Production in Malta With Actual Birds (Video)
CBS began production on its upcoming religious miniseries “The Dovekeepers” in Malta on Monday, teasing the event with a video featuring costumed cast members and a production executive re...
Amanda Bynes Arrested for Driving Under Influence of Drugs
Amanda Bynes is back in legal trouble. Also read: Amanda Bynes’ Mother Granted Temporary Conservatorship The 28-year-old actress was arrested around 4 a.m. Sunday for suspicion of driving under...
Mark Burnett: MGM Deal Will Drive Faith and Family Channel
MGM wanted more traction in television production. Mark Burnett and Roma Downey wanted more capital and resources to support their vast business plans, specifically the launch of an over-the top subsc...
Alan Rickman's Period Romance 'A Little Chaos' Picked Up by Focus
Focus Features has picked up the U.S. rights for Alan Rickman's star-studded romantic drama "A Little Chaos," which closed out the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival earlier this month...
Watch: 'The Simpsons' Gets Truly Surreal in Don Hertzfeldt's Couch Gag
Last night, for the season premiere, Oscar-nominated animator Don Hurtzfeldt took the classic couch gag to a whole new level, bringing audiences to the 800th season of the show. Known for his stick ...
Le Pacte Scores More Deals On ‘Salt of The Earth’ (EXCLUSIVE)
PARIS– Le Pacte has sealed a raft of deals on “Salt of the Earth,” Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribero Salgado’s documentary feature which won the audience prize at San Sebastian fes...
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ABC Developing Family Comedy From Fred Goss
Mandeville will exec produce, marking its third sale of the season to ABCread more
Who's the Best 'SNL' Cast Member? Week 1 MVPs (and Chris Pratt)
"Saturday Night Live" returned this past weekend for its 40th season with host Chris Pratt and musical guest Ariana Grande. As with nearly every season premiere of the stalwart sketch comedy...
Watch: ‘Simpsons’ Season 26 Premiere Offers One of the Craziest Couch Gags Yet
“The Simpsons” viewers were exposed to a thought-provoking couch gag on Sunday night. The gag, which was created by Don Hertzfeldt, created buzz after its debut on the show’s 26th se...
CBS's ‘Scorpion’ Books Kid Cudi, Method Man for Guest Roles
Another rap rivalry is in the works — this time on CBS's “Scorpion.” The freshman drama has booked rappers Kid Cudi and Method Man for an upcoming episode that centers on a team ...
Naomi Campbell Cast for Recurring Role on Lee Daniels’ Fox Drama ‘Empire’
Fox's hip-hop drama “Empire” has booked supermodel Naomi Campbell in a recurring role, the network announced on Monday. Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson star on the show set agains...
2015 Oscar Predictions: Best Actress
Indiewire will provide updates of our predictions for the 87th Academy Award nominations through January 2015, when the nominations are announced. Compared to the remarkably stacked best actor ra...
David Macmillan To Recieve Cinema Audio Society Career Achievement Award
The Cinema Audio Society will honor production mixer David Macmillan with its highest accolade, the CAS Career Achievement Award. Macmillan has more than 80 feature films to his credit. He has “...
2015 Oscar Predictions: Best Supporting Actress
Indiewire will provide updates of our predictions for the 87th Academy Award nominations through January 2015, when the nominations are announced. Here are our early predictions for the best supp...

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