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FCC Chairman Sets Vote to End NFL Blackout Rule
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has scheduled a vote for Sept. 30 on a proposal to end the near 40-year-old sports blackout rules, which he says “make no sense at all.” The rules prohibit cable p...
U2 Releases New Album for Free on iTunes
Apple is giving away U2’s new album, “Songs of Innocence,” for free exclusively on its iTunes store through Oct. 13. The company made the announcement after the band performed at the...
John Woo Sets ‘Crossing’ Release for December
Veteran Hong Kong director confirms shoot was delayed by his cancer
Helen Hunt’s Surf Comedy ‘Ride’ Gets North American Distribution
Screen Media Films has acquired North American rights to Helen Hunt’s comedy “Ride,” which stars Hunt, Brenton Thwaites, Luke Wilson and David Zayas. Screen Media will release the film i...
Top 20 TV Ratings: Yep, It's Football Season
It's officially not summer anymore, broadcast networks. The National Football League kicked off its 2014-2015 season on Thursday, pushing down all other primetime TV programming on last week'...
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Adam Carolla Settles Lawsuit Over Popular Podcast Business in Midst of Trial
The resolution came just before Carolla's ex-producer was to call a witness to testify about profitsread more
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10 Takeaways From Apple's Big iPhone and Watch Event
The problems, the promise and unanswered questionsread more
Joan Rivers’ Fans Convince Broadway to Reverse Decision, Dim Lights in Her Honor
Broadway will honor Joan Rivers by dimming its theatre lights on Tuesday evening, but only because her fans insisted. The Broadway League originally decided the late comedienne didn't meet the cri...
Albert Brooks Joins Will Smith in NFL Concussion Drama (EXCLUSIVE)
Albert Brooks is in talks to join Will Smith in Sony’s untitled NFL concussion drama based on the GQ article “Game Brain” for Scott Free and Sony. Alec Baldwin also stars with Peter Landesma...
Center Theatre Group Announces 2015 Season at Mark Taper Fourm
Three new plays and two classic dramas will be presented as part of Center Theatre Group’s 2015 season at the Mark Taper Forum, with the 48th season at the Los Angeles Music Center venue set to...
Christina Milian to Star in Kelsey Grammer-Produced E! Reality Series
E! has ordered a new docuseries starring singer Christina Milian with “Frasier” actor Kelsey Grammer serving as an executive producer. Currently under the working title “Christina Mi...
Wired Names Kelleher as New Publisher
As reported by The New York Post, Wired magazine is expected to offer its publisher job to former Say Media president Kim Kelleher. Condé Nast, owner of Wired, has not confirmed the offer, but...
‘Ugly Betty’ Creator Silvio Horta Lands Magical Realism Drama ‘Curse of the Fuentes Women’ at NBC
“Ugly Betty” creator Silvio Horta has sold a magical realist drama pilot, “The Curse of the Fuentes Women,” to NBC. His Silent H Productions will produce in association with W...
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Ethan Hawke, Richard Gere to Get Gala Tributes at New York Film Festival
The actors will each be hosted as part of the fest's "An Evening With…" seriesread more
Maker Studios’ Ynon Kreiz Set for Mipcom Keynote
BIARRITZ– Ynon Kreiz, the CEO of Maker Studios, is set to deliver a keynote as part of the Media Mastermind Keynote Series hosted during Mipcom. During the keynote, Kreiz will discuss this year...
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Toronto: Julianne Moore's 'Still Alice' Goes to Sony Pictures Classics in U.S.
The Alzheimer's drama also stars Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart and Kate Bosworthread more
‘Pretty Little Liars’ Star Troian Bellisario Gets an Instagram Intervention from Funny or Die (Video)
“Pretty Little Liars” star Troian Bellisario has a little problem, and her friends are just about fed up with it, in a new Funny or Die short. In a wink to Bellisario's active social m...
‘Great Wall’ to Shoot in January, Help Legendary Crack China Market
Chinese theatrical and online markets set for further exponential growth, CEO Peter Loehr forecasts
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Nike, EA Dropping Ray Rice
The former Ravens running back will no longer appear in Madden NFL 15read more
'The Newsroom' Season 3 Gets a Shorter Final Season; Release Date Paired with 'The Comeback'
HBO has announced the final season of Aaron Sorkin's journalism drama "The Newsroom" will premiere November 9 at 9pm. The hour-long Emmy-winner will be followed by the return of Lisa Kudrow'...

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