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NBC Gives 13-Episode Order to David Duchovny Charles Manson Drama
David Duchovny won’t be out of the series game long after “Californication” finishes its seven-season run on Showtime this year. The actor will star in a period NBC drama as a police...
‘Jersey Shore's’ ‘The Situation’ to Star on TVGN Reality Series
Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino has found a new network home. The star of MTV's former hit “Jersey Shore” will appear with his family on TV Guide Network's “The S...
‘Twilight’ Producers on Board Robert Silverberg Sci-Fi Story for Focus (EXCLUSIVE)
Focus Features has acquired movie rights to the Robert Silverberg sci-fi story “How It Was When the Past Went Away.” Producers are Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen of Temple Hill Entertainment...
Hollywood Figures Make Last-Minute Push for Affordable Care Act Enrollment
Hollywood’s role in promoting enrollment in the Affordable Care Act was on display in the final hours before a deadline for coverage this year, as John Legend, Jared Leto and Kerry Washington we...
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Machinima Hires New CEO Chad Gutstein
Gaming entertainment portal Machinima has hired Chad E. Gutestein to head its online empire. Gutstein previously was the COO of cable network Ovation, a channel dedicated to the arts. Gutstein told...
MGM Rebooting ‘The Pink Panther’ as a Live Action-Animation Hybrid
The Pink Panther will be rebooted once again. MGM announced Monday that it is taking another pass at reviving the famed franchise, and this time around, they'll give it a very 21st century spin. T...
Sentinels Heat Up in New ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ TV Spot (Video)
Sentinels are burning, Iceman is surfing and stadiums are falling in a new “X-Men: Days of Future Past” TV spot. The latest look (above) at director Bryan Singer's third time behind th...
MGM Taps ‘Simpsons’ Director to Helm Rebooted ‘Pink Panther’ Movie
MGM’s is looking to reboot “The Pink Panther,” tapping David Silverman to helm the live-action/animated hybrid pic. This pic will not focus the famous Inspector Jacques Clouseau play...
Stevie Nicks to be Named BMI Icon at Annual Pop Awards
Broadcast Music, Inc. will honor legendary musician Stevie Nicks as the BMI Pop Icon at its 62nd annual BMI Pop Awards. The ceremony will recognize the songwriters and publishers of the past year’s ...
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Are Brand Rivalries Like the Taco Bell-McDonald's Dust-Up Good Marketing?
Taco Bell and McDonald's last week had an epic exchange after the former debuted its "Ronald McDonald" TV spot. And Ford took on Cadillac in what has been a late March defined by brand...
5 Daily Tech Stories That Filmmakers (and Film Fans) Must Read: Combating Piracy, Top Indies in iTunes and More
1. Pluto.TV Launches: A new free streaming platform launched today with the idea of bringing the experience of watching television to the web with 100 channels of curated content. There are a lot of c...
Are These the Next Master Filmmakers From Around the World? Lessons From New Directors/New Films
Talent is generally noticed when it has company. From the French New Wave to mumblecore, new filmmakers tend to receive widespread attention when they're lumped into the perception of a movement, whet...
Diane Farr to Guest Star on USA’s ‘Royal Pains’
Diane Farr is set to guest star on the sixth season of the USA Network dramedy “Royal Pains.” Farr, best known for her role as Megan Reeves on the CBS crime drama “Numb8rs,” will play a privat...
Spike TV’s ‘Ink Master’ Gets Fifth Season
“Ink Master” is in the black. Spike TV has ordered a 16-episode fifth season of its tattoo artist reality competition show hosted by Dave Navarro. The series follows tattoo artists battlin...
Dianna Agron Joins Jason Sudeikis, Rebecca Hall Rom-Com ‘Tumbledown’
Former “Glee” actress Dianna Agron has joined Jason Sudeikis and Rebecca Hall in the romantic comedy “Tumbledown,” which began principal photography in Massachusetts this week....
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'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers' Dancer Marc Platt Dies at 100
Earlier, he starred as the original Dream Curly in the 1943 Broadway production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!”read more
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Big Data Players Riff on Instagram Video (and Ukulele)
The I-Com Global Summit kicked off this afternoon in Seville, Spain, where brands, agencies and tech vendors are discussing Big Data issues through Thursday. Coca-Cola, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson...
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Spike TV Renews 'Ink Master' for Season 5
The next cycle will consist of 16 episodes -- its largest order yet -- and return in the fall.read more
Eva Longoria’s ‘Food Chains’ Documentary Getting U.S. Distribution
Screen Media has acquired North American rights to the farm worker documentary “Food Chains,” executive produced by Eva Longoria and narrated by Forest Whitaker. “Food Chains,”...
FCC Move Could Force TV Station Sales
A divided Federal Communications Commission on Monday voted to require television station owners to start counting as their own any stations they sell ads for and program. The FCC's 3 to 2 party-l...

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