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One Direction Sings the Alphabet Song on ‘Sesame Street’ (Video)
After singing all about the letter U, the lads of One Direction are now tackling the rest of the alphabet. Harry Styles and Liam Payne (sans the other band members) made another appearance on “S...
Keith Feldman to Head Worldwide Distribution at Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has promoted Keith Feldman to president, worldwide distribution. Feldman most recently was president of Fox’s international homevideo distribution effort...
ABC Wraps Upfront Sales With Slight Rate Increase
ABC has effectively wrapped up its upfront ad sales for the 2014-15 season, an individual with knowledge of the negotiations said Tuesday. With all but a bit of clean-up left, the network is finishing...
Arizona State Schools Superintendent Outed as Racist by Media
Additional racist comments attributed to Arizona state schools Superintendent John Huppenthal have been unearthed. In a December 2010 post on Espresso Pundit, Huppenthal — writing under the ps...
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Warner Bros. Options Hot YA Book 'I’ll Give You the Sun'
Denise Di Novi and Alison Greenspan will produce the adaptation. read more
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Rose Byrne to Make Broadway Debut in 'You Can't Take It With You'
The Australian actress will star opposite James Earl Jones, Kristine Nielsen and Annaleigh Ashford in the fall revival of the classic 1936 comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart.read more
Jay Leno Shouldn't Get the Mark Twain Award For Humor (But Not Because He's Not Funny)
Everyone's definitions of comedy are different. Poll a random group of strangers about who should win an award for being best at being funny, and the answers can range from Louis CK to a football to t...
Channing Tatum, Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes in Talks for Coens’ ‘Hail Caesar!’
The Coens are adding even more star power to their latest film, with Tilda Swinton, Channing Tatum and Ralph Fiennes all negotiating to join George Clooney and Josh Brolin in Universal and Working Tit...
Insider: ‘Community’ Isn't Dead Yet, Hulu Still in Talks With Sony
Hulu is still in talks with Sony Pictures Television to resurrect former NBC comedy “Community.” An individual close to the production told TheWrap that reports the streaming TV service ha...
‘Iron Man 3's’ Shane Black to Direct ‘Predator’ Reboot for Fox
Shane Black is attached to direct a reboot of the classic 80s action movie “Predator” for 20th Century Fox, an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap. Black will co-write a ...
Chicken & Egg Announces Follow-Up Grants for 23 Films
Earlier today, Chicken & Egg Pictures announced their list of 23 documentary features that will receive follow-up grants, an award which includes support at key stages.  READ MORE: Chic...
James Schamus to Receive Outfest Achievement Award
Writer, producer, and educator James Schamus has been chosen to receive the 18th Annual Outfest Achievement Award. Outfest is a Los Angeles nonprofit that promotes the LGBT community through the media...
LeBron James Opts Out of Miami Heat Contract
Miami Heat fans: we have good news and bad news for you — and the bad news isn't that you got spanked in the NBA Finals. LeBron James has elected to opt out of his contract, his agent Rich P...
Exclusive! Bible Belt-Based Drag Troupe Reluctant to Invite Family to Performances in 'Skanks' Clip
David McMahon's "Skanks" centers on an amateur drag troupe in the heart of the Bible Belt -- specifically, Birmingham, Alabama. The film chronicles the troupe's journey as it prepares to sta...
CBS Releases Fall Premiere Dates: ‘Big Bang Theory,’ ‘Thursday Night Football’ and More
Are you ready for some football? Hopefully so, because CBS has some coming your way. CBS announced its fall premiere dates, starting with “NFL Thursday Night Football,” which will make its...
CBS Announces Fall Premiere Dates, Including An Hour of ‘Big Bang Theory’ on Monday
CBS, which has traditionally rolled out just about all of its fall series during premiere week, is mixing things up some this year by stretching out its launches over a six-week period. “The additio...
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CBS Sets Fall Premiere Dates
NFL Thursday night football kicks off the 2014-15 season Sept. 11, with network juggernaut "Big Bang Theory" beginning its eighth season with a monthlong Monday stay.read more
Harlem Globetrotters Draft Landon Donovan, Kind Of
The Harlem Globetrotters have won the Free Publicity World Cup by announcing Tuesday that they are drafting U.S. soccer star Landon Donovan, mere weeks after he was excluded from World Cup competition...
Attention, Filmmakers: Here's Your Chance to Shoot a Music Video
OK! Good Records is launching the Night & Day Music Video Contest -- which offers budding filmmakers the opportunity to create an official music video for the "Night & Day," the firs...
Vincent Bruzzese Will Head New Research Firm C4
Vincent Bruzzese, the former chief executive at OTX and Motion Picture Group, will head new entertainment research firm C4, launched by film producers D. Todd Shepherd and George Waud of Miscellaneous...

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