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Al Jazeera, BBC Hold Silent Vigil for Journalists Jailed in Egypt (Video)
To protest the jailing of three Al Jazeera English journalists in Egypt, BBC staff gathered outside the broadcaster's headquarters in London and stood in silence, wearing black tape across their mouth...
U.S. Indie Titles ‘Listen Up Philip’ and ‘Buzzard’ Set For Locarno Fest Launches
ROME – U.S. indie helmers look set to play prominently at the upcoming 67th Locarno Film Festival where Alex Perry’s Jason Schwartzman-starrer “Listen Up Philip” and Joel Potry...
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Adam Levine Teases David Letterman About the Origin of Maroon 5's Name (Video)
"It was my idea never to tell anybody," revealed Levine, while Zach Braff complained to Jimmy Kimmel that he was putting audiences to sleep in "Bullets Over Broadway."read more
Rebekah Brooks Cleared of All Charges at Phone Hacking Trial
LONDON — Former News Corp exec Rebekah Brooks has been cleared of all charges at the trial relating to phone-hacking at the News of the World newspaper, where she was editor. After editing the N...
Doha Film Institute’s Ajyal Kiddie Fest Sets December Dates
The Doha Film Institute has set Dec.1-6 as the dates for the second edition of its Ajyal Youth Film Festival, where hundreds of kids and adolescents aged 8-21 will be the jurors. Ajyal’s youth jury ...
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Which TV Comedienne Is Looking for Love on Tinder?
Specs Who Whitney Cummings Age 31 Accomplishments Comedian and actress (her Comedy Central stand-up special, Whitney Cummings: I Love You, premieres June 28 at 11 p.m./10 c); co-creator of the CBS ...
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John Cleese: 'James Bond' Franchise Sacrificed Humor to Win Asia Markets
"The audiences in Asia are not going for the subtle British humor or the class jokes," said the British comedy legend, who appeared in two Pierce Brosnan Bond films. read more
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Hacking Trial: Rebekah Brooks Found Not Guilty on All Counts, Andy Coulson Found Guilty on One
UPDATED: The jury deliberated for a week to come up with first verdicts and will continue to discuss two more counts.read more
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Mobile Marketers Know Who You Are and Where You've Been
Location data has long been a key selling point in convincing marketers to buy into mobile advertising, but it’s not gaining the traction networks had hoped for. Now location-based ad networks...
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World Cup: Dutch Treat as Ratings Top 88 Percent for Final Group Game
Television ratings in Spain and the UK dip after their teams are eliminated from the tournament while the French prefer "Criminal Minds" to Monday night's matches.read more
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Is the Airbus A380 This Generation's Concorde?
When Airbus loaded one of its super-jumbo A380s with Wall Street analysts and flew it over New York two weeks ago, it was only the latest piece of evidence that the ginormous plane has fallen far sho...
Karlovy Vary Film Festival to Honor Mel Gibson
PRAGUE — The 49th Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival will honor Mel Gibson with its kudo for contribution to world cinema, and will host French helmer/thesp Fanny Ardant, screening her third film,...
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Can a Career TV Exec Bring Ambitious Xbox Shows to Life?
Specs Name Jordan Levin New gig Evp, Microsoft Old gig CEO, Generate Age 45 How did you land at Microsoft? The simplest way of making the connection is that [Microsoft entertainment and digital me...
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Wimbledon: BBC Opening-Day Coverage Peaks With 2.2 Million Viewers
Scottish star Andy Murray drew the biggest audience of the day, but the peak rating fell below last year's.read more
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Will Programmatic Advertising Take Over TV?
Illustration: Alvaro Dominguez YES Who needs ratings when you can buy TV impressions? All you need is a defined audience, the ability to deliver an ad wherever a person is viewing and automation ...
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Locarno Film Fest: 'Listen Up Phillip' With Jason Schwartzman to Screen in Competition
Joel Potrykus' indie drama "Buzzard" will also screen at the 67-year-old Swiss festival. read more
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Mel Gibson to Get Lifetime Honor at Karlovy Vary Festival
The 49th edition of the central European fest will also screen Andrei Zvyagintsev's Cannes entry "Leviathan," with Laura Dern attending a special screening of David Lynch's "Wild at Heart."read more ...
Daytime Emmys Red Carpet Hosts Each Offered $1,000 for Disastrous Pre-Show
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences apparently knew what they were getting into when they hired four social media hosts for their Red Carpet coverage of Sunday's Daytime Emmy Aw...
Zach Braff Battled a Sleeping Woman And Her Family During His Broadway Show (Video)
For his one day off, Zach Braff flew out to Los Angeles Monday night to appear on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” While there, he talked about the grueling schedule of doing a Broadway production. Br...
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China Box Office: 'Godzilla' Rules, 'Maleficent' Opens Strong in Massive Week for Hollywood
"Maleficent" took a healthy $22 million, but some observers are wondering whether Angelina Jolie’s recent comment regarding the political sovereignty of Taiwan might have kept some mainland Chinese ...

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