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Hulu Acquires Exclusive U.S. Rights to Australian Soap ‘Neighbours’
Hulu cut a deal with FremantleMedia International giving it exclusive U.S. rights to the current season of long-running Australian soap opera “Neighbours.” The Aussie sudser will debut ...
Ratings: ABC Edges Out CBS in Battle of Low-Rated Reality Shows
ABC topped Sunday in demo ratings, with CBS just behind. That order was flip-flopped in average audience size, though the margin of victory was more significant. ABC was first in ratings with a 1.1 ra...
2014 Emmy Predictions: Best Miniseries
With "True Detective" out of the running, the TV miniseries category is a big sparce. "Luther" and "Sherlock" -- both of which missed out last year -- could definitely ma...
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EPIX to Air Gay Athletes Doc Shot Secretly During Sochi Olympics (Exclusive)
"To Russia With Love," produced by Robert Redford and Laura Michalchyshyn's Sundance Productions, features figure skater turned broadcaster Johnny Weir as host-interviewer.read more
Listen: John Waters Himself Recounts a Tornado in Exclusive Audio Clip from his Book 'Carsick'
One day, veteran filmmaker John Waters parked himself on the side of the road, displaying a sign that read "I'm not psycho." He was beginning what would be a successful quest to hitchhike ac...
Fortune Global 500: China Grows, but U.S. Still Top Nation
The Fortune Global 500 list was released on Monday, and despite China growth, the United States still claims the largest presence. The magazine's annual ranking of the world's largest corporat...
Disney Picks 11 Tech and Media Firms for Startup-Accelerator Program
Disney has announced 11 technology and media startups that will participate in the Disney Accelerator incubator and investment program, designed to provide entrepreneurs access to top execs and re...
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On 'The View,' Sherri Shepherd Cries, Jenny McCarthy Teases New Job (Video)
The two hosts, who were recently revealed to be leaving the show, thanked their colleagues and fans for their support in their first live broadcast since news of their departure.read more
Sarah Palin on ‘The View'? ‘Rumor and Speculation,’ Says ABC
For now, the idea of Sarah Palin co-hosting “The View” is just a dream. “Any specific names at this point are rumor and speculation,” an ABC representative told TheWrap. “...
Fake ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Footage Imagines AT-ATs at the Airport (Video)
If you think flight delays are bad now, imagine waiting for an AT-AT to clear the runway: A German “Star Wars” fan had some fun with homespun CGI in what he claimed was “leaked”...
Watch: Touching and Poetic New Short Showcases Talents of Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' Animator
Once an artist for Walt Disney Animation during the studio's most prolific period in many decades, Glen Keane served as supervising animator on such films as "The Fox and the Hound," "B...
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IFC Orders Second 'Spoils' Miniseries From Will Ferrell, Funny or Die
The second installment, "The Spoils Before Dying," will premiere as six episodes in the summer of 2015.read more
John Stanley to Lead Warner Bros. Digital Distribution and Consumer Products UK Divisions
John Stanley will take on overall leadership of Warner Bros. Digital Distribution UK and Warner Bros. Consumer Products UK, in addition to his existing responsibilities as SVP & Managing Director,...
TV Review: ‘Extant’
“Extant” feels a bit like a Steven Spielberg greatest (and not-so-greatest) hits album, from “A.I.” to, in this case, a close encounter of the reproductive kind. That’s not an indictment so ...
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Michael Phelps Strips Down to His Tan Lines For ESPN the Magazine's 'Body Issue' (Exclusive Photo)
The Olympic swimmer is back from retirement — and in the buff — as he joins Paralympian Amy Purdy, Venus Williams and U.S. soccer star Omar Gonzalez, who all stripped for the special issue. read m...
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British Film Institute Fund to Launch Diversity Requirements
Productions receiving financial support from the fund must demonstrate a commitment to onscreen, offscreen and employment diversity.read more
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N.Y. Newspaper Editor Explains Decision to Call Obama the 'N-Word'
George Capsis writes that he wanted to "shock" readers and that "The New York Times avoids using the word, which convinced me that WestView should."read more
Nathan Fielder Hires a Johnny Depp Impersonator and Fools Excited Tourists (Video)
Nathan Fielder knows what the people want, and he's going to do his best to pretend to give it to them so that he gets what he wants. Ahead of Tuesday's episode of “Nathan For You,”...
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Richard Linklater on 'Boyhood's' Original Title, Casting Kid (Video)
The Oscar hopeful almost had the same title as last year's best picture winner, and co-star Ethan Hawke talks about reteaming with his "Before Sunrise" director.read more
Rome Film Fest To Slim Down Lineup, Eliminate Juries, And Focus On Emerging Directors
ROME – After a long period of silence, during which it suffered a date change and a budget cut, the Rome Film Festival has announced it will have a slimmer lineup during its upcoming October 16-...

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