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‘Scandal,’ ‘House of Cards,’ ‘The Bridge,’ ‘Orphan Black’ Among Peabody Winners
This year’s Peabody Award winners are a typically eclectic list ranging from hits such as ABC’s “Scandal” and AMC’s “Breaking Bad” to Netflix’s groundbr...
Italo Motion Picture Org ANICA Launches Its Own VOD Service
ROME – Italy’s motion picture association ANICA is launching its own Video-On-Demand service for movies intended as a tool to fight the country’s rampant piracy plague and also to st...
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'The Lion King' Cast Goes Viral by Singing 'Circle of Life' on a Plane (Video)
A video of the Australian cast's spontaneous number has already collected 2.8 million views.read more
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TLC Renews '90 Day Fiance,' Adds 'Psychic Matchmaker' (Exclusive)
The cable network also adds three specials as it pushes further into the wedding and relationship space.read more
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Matt Lauer, Al Roker to Appear in 'Sharknado 2' (Video)
The sequel to Syfy's hit TV horror movie filmed at NBC's Studio 1A and the hosts revealed a sneak peek during Wednesday's show.read more
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Warner Bros. Wins $2.57 Million Ruling Over 'Wizard of Oz' Merchandise
The defendants attempted to avoid this outcome by arguing that the materials used were in the public domain.read more
Samuel L. Jackson Performs ‘Boy Meets World’ Slam Poetry on ‘Tonight Show’ (Video)
Talk about staying power: Samuel L. Jackson performing a slam poem about “Boy Meets World” is now nostalgic and very relevant, all at the same time. See video: Chris Evans Explained Marve...
Kudos Co-Founder Stephen Garrett to Step Down
LONDON — Stephen Garrett, chairman and co-founder of Shine Group-owned production company Kudos and executive chairman of Shine Pictures, is to leave later this year. Garrett became chairman of ...
21st Century Fox’s Europe/Asia Chief Moves to Fox International Channels
21st Century Fox international exec Jan Koeppen is segueing to the top post overseeing Europe and Africa for Fox International Channels. Koeppen has spent the past five years as chief operating office...
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Josh Elliott's Messy 'GMA' Exit: Can He Rebound at NBC?
A contract standoff, terse emails, a $10 million salary demand: Why ABC's morning news star quit for a sports job and what it means for Bob Costas and Matt Lauer.read more
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Hollywood Ties Become Liability for Two of Obama's Ambassador Picks
Television producer Colleen Bell and political strategist Noah Mamet wait months for Senate approval during an unusually nasty confirmation process.read more
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Chelsea Handler vs. E!: What's Next for the Late-Night Host?
Manager Irving Azoff says she "intends to leave" the network, but new talks are set and options could be limited.read more
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Nickelodeon Opens First Retail Store — in Panama
Unlike Disney, which has some 340 stores mostly in North America, Viacom has no plans for Nick stores in the U.S. as it instead focuses on emerging markets.read more
Jonas Holmberg Tapped Artistic Director of Goteborg Intl. Film Festival
PARIS– Jonas Holmberg has been tapped artistic director of Goteborg Film Festival, succeeding to Marit Kapla. A movie critic who founded the film mag FLM, Holmberg  joined the festival in 2012...
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‘Geographer’ Big Winner at Russian Academy Awards
The festival favorite from director Aleksandr Veledinskiy took best film, best director and both lead acting honors at Russia's Nika Awards.read more
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Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Starring in 'Secret' Sci-Fi Film Shot in Beijing
Described as a dystopian short set in the not-too-distant Chinese future, the dissident artist's latest project has launched a kickstarter campaign and is filmed by celebrated cinematographer Christop...
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Netflix to Launch French Service From Neighboring Luxembourg (Report)
The decision is said to be due to French regulations requiring the promotion of French and European films.read more
Hulu Inks Exclusive Pact with Parent NBCUniversal for ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine,’ ‘Top Chef’ and Other Shows
The streaming wars continue: Hulu reached a licensing deal with NBCUniversal, one of its owners, to bring past seasons of “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” “Top Chef” and other shows exclu...
Report: Netflix Sets French Headquarters In Luxembourg to Bypass Gallic Regulations
PARIS — Netflix is set to follow iTunes and Google’s footsteps: The service will launch in Gaul in the fall but will be headquartered Luxembourg in order to avoid the heavy French regulati...
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A Look at How Women Grocery Shop
These days, ladies are all about the labels in the grocery store. With the help of mobile devices and coupons, they tend toward the healthiest food at the best prices, and are swayed by packaging tha...

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