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Gavin Polone: Don't Buy Tickets for the Ringling Bros. 'Spectacle of Cruelty' (Guest Column)
The producer makes an impassioned plea to animal lovers.read more
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Ringling Bros. to Gavin Polone: Animal Cruelty Claims 'Just Wrong'
Spokesman Stephen Payne says a guest column claiming the circus mistreats its elephants is false: "Our animals get better medical care than I do." read more
A&E IndieFilms to Back Doc on Autistic Boy Who Loved Disney
Oscar-winning director Roger Ross Williams ("Music by Prudence") will direct the feature-length "Life, Animated," based on the book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind.read more
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Huge Gains for Paid Search on Mobile in Europe
A report from Kenshoo reveals a 24 percent lift in advertising spend across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for this quarter. Click volume is also on the rise. The research, which analyzed...
Latest ‘Rurouni Kenshin’ Topples ‘Godzilla’ at Japan Box Office
Period action sequel has strongest live-action opening of the year.
Gannett to Split Publishing and Broadcast Businesses into Two Companies
Gannett will split its publishing and broadcast/digital businesses into two publicly-owned companies, the media giant announced early Tuesday. It will also acquire the rest of Cars.com for $1.8 billio...
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Cinemark Second-Quarter Earnings Rise, Revenue Drops
UPDATED: The exhibitor grew its profit after a debt payment had affected its bottom line in the year-ago period, with the latest financials exceeding expectations amid strong international trends.read...
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What's in That Expensive Bottled Water, Anyway?
There’s nothing like a toxic algae bloom like the one in Toledo to spur sales of bottled water. When Ohio state officials declared a state of emergency on Saturday, ordering everyone in the ci...
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Gannett to Separate Broadcasting, Publishing Businesses Via Spin-Off
UPDATED: The move follows the split of Tribune, which was completed late Monday, News Corp-Fox and Time Warner's spin-off of Time Inc.read more
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Locarno Film Festival: 5 Things Not to Miss
With the 67th edition kicking off Wednesday, here are the must-see events to hit. read more
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Taylor Lautner: U.K. TV Writers Get Away With More Than‎ U.S. Scribes
The "Twilight" star, appearing in the upcoming second season of BBC sitcom "Cuckoo," talks about swearing on TV, shooting a scene in moving traffic and why his part in the comedy is unlike his past ro...
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Kim Kardashian Races Jimmy Kimmel in Diaper-Changing Contest (Video)
Also on the late-night shows, Helen Mirren told Jimmy Fallon why she's similar to "Fifty Shades of Grey's" Anastasia Steele, and Conan O'Brien learned how to make "crazy eyes" from the "Orange Is the ...
Janeane Garofalo Separating From ‘Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce’
“The Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce” is purportedly getting a face lift midway through its first season. Janeane Garofalo, who plays lead Lisa Edelstein's lawyer and friend, Lyla,...
Thailand Bans ‘Tropico 5′ Computer Game
Military rulers say game may cause rifts between people of differing views
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Australia's Seven Network Acquires Rights to Next Three Olympics
The deal encompasses TV, radio and digital rights and includes an option to add the 2022 Winter and the 2024 Summer Games. read more
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Liberty Media Second-Quarter Operating Profit, Revenue Rise
John Malone's company owns Sirius XM Radio and other businesses. read more
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Cablevision Second-Quarter Underlying Profit Rises, Subs Drop
UPDATED: The cable company, led by CEO James Dolan, lost 28,000 video subscribers, with broadband subscribers also falling for the first time.read more
‘Sin City’ B-Roll Footage Shows Jessica Alba, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Lots of Green Screen
A lot of films use their CGI effects with subtlety, but not “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.” Like the 2005 original, this sequel relies heavily on the use of CGI to create its mostly black-...
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Time Inc. Swings to Quarterly Loss in First Report as Standalone Company
UPDATED: Time Warner spun off the magazine company, led by CEO Joseph Ripp, in June.read more
ESPN's SEC Network Inks Deal With DirecTV
DirecTV and ESPN have entered into an agreement that will see the satellite TV provider carry the new SEC network from its launch on August 14. The new network will focus on the Southeast Conference a...

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