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Nickelodeon Orders ‘School of Rock’ Series
Nickelodeon has given a straight-to-series order for “School of Rock,” Variety has confirmed. The cable network will partner with Paramount TV for the adaptation, which is based on the 200...
Time Inc. Hires Digital Sales Vet Mark Ellis, Former Head of Yahoo North America Sales
Time Inc., looking to boost digital ad revenue, has tapped Mark Ellis, most recently VP of North American sales for Yahoo, to develop an integrated sales strategy across the company’s propertie...
Fox News’ Sean Hannity Takes Show To Israel For First Time
Sean Hannity will anchor his primetime Fox News Channel program from Israel for the first time starting this evening. Fox News Channel will present his show, “Hannity,” from Israel, a fe...
Nascar Enlists IMG To Secure International TV Rights
After establishing deals with Comcast’s NBCUniversal and 21st Century Fox in recent months, Nascar is turning its attention to international opportunities: The racing organization said it select...
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Johnsonville Capitalizes on National Bratwurst Day With '12 Days of Bratsgiving'
Johnsonville today launches its biggest campaign related to National Bratwurst Day with a 12-day, sausage-themed Facebook effort dubbed "12 Days of Bratsgiving." Leading up to National Br...
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How 6 Ad Women Would Rebrand Pro-Choice
Where a politician stands on women's issues may be a tentpole of election season but, according to The New York Times, an enduring label of modern politics—pro-choice—has lost favor....
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Tribune Company Rebrands as Tribune Media
Tribune Company has announced a rebranding as Tribune Media Company, following news yesterday that the company would spin off its troubled print publications into Tribune Publishing. The rebranding ...
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In 'Finding Fela,' Director of 'Armstrong Lie' Explores the Life of Africa's Rock God
Alex Gibney turns his cameras on the legend of Feli Kuti and the Jay-Z/Will Smith-produced Broadway musical, "Fela!." read more
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Jon Bon Jovi Explains Why He's Bidding on Buffalo Bills In New Letter
The rocker writes, "If we are given the chance to be the next owners of the Buffalo Bills, I promise you that we will bring the same passion that you do every Sunday, every day."read more
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Pharrell, Ariana Grande to Perform at NFL Kickoff
The pregame performances will air on NBC and the NFL Network.
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Horror Master Dario Argento on Fear and Happiness (Q&A)
The director, set to visit the Locarno festival, discusses what scares him, working with Bernardo Bertolucci, why he is popular in Japan and why he thinks South Korea makes the best horror films these...
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Nickelodeon Orders Live-Action 'School of Rock' Series (Exclusive)
The cable network is teaming with Paramount, director Richard Linklater and producer Scott Rudin to adapt its Jack Black-starrer with the new adaptation earning a straight-to-series pickup.read more ...
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Tribune Co. Changes Name to Tribune Media
The company, led by CEO Peter Liguori, recently approved the spinoff of Tribune Publishing, which houses the Los Angeles Times and whose stock is set to start regular trading on Tuesday.read more ...
Review: Why Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan Can't Salvage Romcom 'What If'
Canadian director Michael Dowse's movies tend to revolve around vulgar, garrulous individuals driven to ridiculous extremes, from the hotheaded hockey player in 2011's "Goon" to the headbang...
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Box Office: What 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Means for Year-Round Tentpoles (Analysis)
UPDATED: Marvel Studios and Disney circumvented the rules by going outside the traditional May-July corridor to launch "Guardians," which opened to record-breaking numbers; ditto for "Captain America:...
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TV Upfront Commitments Drop for First Time in Five Years
NBC is the lone broadcast network to see a lift from the 2013-14 season, as even cable sales drop for the first time since the recession.read more
Italy’s Wildside Recruits Hot Scribes To Pen International TV Projects
ROME – Expanding Italian production company Wildside is looking to grow its presence in the international TV arena with several new projects, including high-concept skeins being penned by two of...
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Seventy Years After Anne Frank Arrest, Arabic Documentary in Works With Israel-Gaza Footage
Croatian director Jakov Sedlar's "What Does Anne Frank Mean Today?" weaves scenes from Frank's diary with conversations with ordinary Palestinian youngsters. read more
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New 'Doctor Who' Is Loud, Rude, Showrunner Says
Steven Moffat reveals that the latest incarnation of the BBC's famed Time Lord, played by Peter Capaldi, won't be anything like his friendly and mild-mannered predecessor.read more
AMC Networks Rebrands MGM Channel as AMC in Int’l Territories
LONDON — AMC Networks is rebranding its MGM Channel in international territories as AMC. The rebrand marks the first distribution outside of North America for AMC. AMC will begin launching local...

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