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FiGa/Br Bows With ‘August Winds’
LOCARNO – Driving still more into one of the building assets of Brazilian filmmaking –movies and new filmmakers from its regions outside Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo – L.A.-based sales-distribut...
Jillian Michaels Rides to Malibu Spread
Telegenic personal trainer Jillian Michaels announced in late June that she will not — for the third time — return as the baddest of the badass trainers on the next season of “The Biggest Loser....
Wolfgang Petersen Developing ‘Ghost Brigades’ for SyFy
SyFy has announced that Oscar nominee Wolfgang Petersen (“Air Force One,” “Das Boot”) and Scott Stuber (“Safe House,” “Ted”) have signed on to develop &...
CBS, NBC Evening Newscasts Suffer Worst July Sweep in Demo Since 1991
This August, NBC and CBS News are trying to forget their Julys. Last month, “Nightly News” and “Evening News” both had their lowest sweep period in the key 25-54 news demo sinc...
Kurt Sutter Attacks Google: Stop Profiting from Piracy (Guest Column)
Open Letter to the Creative Community — Dear Family, Friends and Enemies: Recently, I responded to a Google-sponsored article in Slate. In my retort, I bitch-slapped Google and its half-bright shill...
Katharine Hepburn Biopic by Indie Producers in the Works (EXCLUSIVE)
A biopic about Hollywood icon Katharine Hepburn is in development by independent producers, based on William J. Mann’s “Kate: The Woman Who Was Hepburn.” Producers are Richard Akel and J...
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Disney Rides Hit Movies to Record Earnings Per Share
UPDATED: Operating income at the conglomerate's film studio more than doubles to $411 million as "Frozen" outperforms internationally and in home entertainment.read more
E!’s ‘Botched’ Fixing for Its Second Season
E! announced today that “Botched,” its reality show that gives viewers a glimpse into the world of plastic surgery revision, will get a chance to redo itself with a second season. By the time of i...
Jeff Goldblum and a Dinosaur Crash a Wedding (Photo)
All your clever wedding antics have been officially dethroned. The “running away from a dinosaur” wedding photo has been done before, but a bridal party in Toronto just bested everyone by ...
Reality Aftershows Keep the Party Going
Viewers are loyal to shows, not networks. It’s just how the business works. This may explain why for years executives have been tearing their virtual hair out trying to figure out ways to get those ...
Emmy Analysis: ‘Amazing Race’ vs. ‘The Voice’
Will vocal talent win for a second year? Or will the intrepid travelers regain the Emmy competition crown? “The Amazing Race” may have an unprecedented nine wins for reality — competition progra...
Comedienne Carol Leifer Schleps to Sherman Oaks
BUYER: Carol Leifer LOCATION: Sherman Oaks, CA PRICE: $1,260,000 SIZE: 3,215 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: It was good ol’ real estate yenta Yolanda Yakkeyyak who first...
‘Intervention’ Revived for New Season on LMN
“Intervention” is coming back. The show has been revived for a 14th season by A+E Networks group sibling LMN, the network announced Monday. It previously ran on A&E for 13 seasons befo...
Digital Sales of New Movies Spike in Q2
The shift to digital in home entertainment picked up more steam in the second quarter of 2014, driven in part by a spike in online purchases of new movies, according to figures released Monday by the ...
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AirSign Combines Social Media With Skywriting
The next big platform for social media advertising could be up—way up—if skywriting firm AirSign has anything to say about it. The Gainesville, Fla.-based firm is one of the top provider...
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Chris Pratt Channels Eminem During Radio Appearance (Video)
Because the "Guardians of the Galaxy" actor wasn't awesome enough just yet, he busted out some unexpected rap skills during a guest spot on "The Whoolywood Shuffle" radio show.read more
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Universal's Halloween Horror Nights to Feature 'AVP: Alien vs. Predator' Maze
The attraction inspired by the sci-fi/horror saga joins ones based on "The Walking Dead," "The Purge" and others.read more
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James Brady Death: Networks Air Shooting Footage He Wanted Destroyed
The former Reagan press secretary was remembered with replays that he wanted the media to forget.read more
Warner Bros. Adds 25 Minutes to ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release an extended cut of “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” on Blu-ray, Nov. 4, that will add 25 minutes to the second film in Peter Jackson̵...
Craig Ferguson to Be Replaced by James Corden as Host of ‘Late Late Show’ (Exclusive)
James Corden is taking over for Craig Ferguson as host of “The Late Late Show” on CBS, an individual with knowledge of the situation has told TheWrap. A representative for Corden did not i...

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