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Death by Hiatus: Extended Downtime Is Killing Your Favorite TV Shows
While extended hiatuses may work for the likes of The Walking Dead and Breaking Bad, broadcast TV series that take lengthy breaks or are erratically scheduled increasingly run the risk of losing the...
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Why Johnson & Johnson Treasures BabyCenter's Data
Johnson & Johnson has improved on its ability to target its advertising and develop brand strategies thanks to some internal initiatives (and an assist from an agency). Christina Hoff, Joh...
The Weinstein Company and Media Giant Gannett Co. Enter Into First Look Film and Television Deal
In a press release issued today, The Weinstein Company announced that it has entered into a unique first look development deal for film and television projects with the media and publishing giant Gann...
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How Samsung and David Ortiz Roped the President Into a Promotional Selfie
Has Samsung gone selfie crazy? The smartphone maker behind the Oscar selfie tweeted 'round the world has now brought President Barack Obama unwittingly into its marketing act. Unbeknownst ...
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Wil Wheaton to Host Weekly Talk Show for Syfy
The 12-episode summer series will feature the actor and geek culture expert dissecting sci-fi film, TV, video games, viral videos and news.read more
Evian Introduces Dancing Baby Spider-Man
Evian has followed up its wildly successful “Baby & Me” online campaign with one that stars Spider-Man and a miniature version of himself mimicking his every move in the streets of New...
Weinstein Co. Enters First-Look Deal With Gannett
Gannett Co. and the Weinstein Co. are partnering on a first-look development deal aimed at creating film and TV projects based on news and feature stories covered by the media giant’s periodic...
'Veep' Star Tim Simons on Why Jonah is a Perect Human Being, How He Unifies the Characters, and What to Expect in Season Three
Tim Simons, who plays White House Aid Jonah on HBO's Emmy-winning comedy "Veep," may be playing a pitiable buffoon at the bottom of the political food chain, but the comedic actor has a lot to say abo...
Scarlett Johansson Accidentally Accesses 100 Percent of Her Brain Power in First ‘Lucy’ Trailer (Video)
Scarlett Johansson is already the Marvel superhero Black Widow in this weekend's “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” but this summer she'll be showcasing actual super powers as ...
Discovery, Science Channel Series to Culminate in Live Broadcast From Moon
The Discovery and Science Channels will air a new docu-series following the Google Lunar XPrize competition, which will culminate in a live broadcast from the moon, which is expected to occur sometime...
Film Review: ‘We Love You, You Bastard’
Faded French icon Johnny Hallyday plays a weary war photog who wraps his high-impact career snapping cow portraits from a posh Rhone-Alps chalet in Claude Lelouch’s shamelessly sentimental (and equa...
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Amy Adams in Talks to Star in 'Story of Your Life'
Denis Villeneuve is on board to direct the adaptation of a short story by Nebula and Hugo Award-winning author Ted Chiang. read more
David Milch Extends HBO Overall Deal Through 2016
“Deadwood” producer David Milch has signed on for a new two-year overall deal with HBO, a network representative told TheWrap. Also read: HBO Films Developing Biopic About Gypsy Rose Lee&...
Scarlett Johansson Goes Superhuman in ‘Lucy’ Trailer (VIDEO)
Universal has released the first trailer for Luc Besson’s sci-fi thriller “Lucy,” starring Scarlett Johansson as a drug mule with superhuman powers. The movie, set in the Taiwanese c...
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CMT Orders Documentaries From Ridley Scott, Morgan Spurlock
The Viacom-owned cable network has launched a news and documentary division and ordered six new projects, including one that celebrates Johnny Cash.read more
Josh Elliott on NBC Role: ‘I Hope Matt Lauer Is Here 30 Years Down the Road’
Josh Elliott's first duty for NBC Sports — where he will do a mixture of hosting, interviewing and reporting — will be covering the Kentucky Derby on May 3. “I feel like the luck...
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Tribeca: Nas Documentary 'Time is Illmatic' to Receive Inaugural Candescent Award
Lilly Hartley's Candescent Films is launching the multi-year award grant program in conjunction with the Tribeca Film Institute. read more
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Electus Chiefs on Ben Silverman's Role, Next Hot Reality Genres and Barry Diller's 3 Pieces of Advice (Q&A)
Chris Grant and Drew Buckley open up about the "next generation" studio's ratings misfires, reality TV woes and the show they wish were theirs.read more
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E*Trade Adds SS+K to Its Creative Roster
Looking to deepen its online marketing efforts, E*Trade has added SS+K to its roster of agencies. SS+K in New York will focus in particular on the brand's use of social media to engage consumer...
Emily Blunt to Star in ‘Prisoners’ Director’s Next Pic ‘Sicario’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Emily Blunt is in talks to star in the thriller “Sicario,” which will be “Prisoners” helmer Denis Villeneuve’s next pic. Basil Iwanyk will produce along with Thad and Tre...

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