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Australia Investigates Possible Debris From Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
Australia is leading the effort to identify debris in the southern Indian Ocean to determine if it is from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott (pictured in...
Yahoo’s Tumblr First TV Ad Deal Is with Viacom
Tumblr, the blogging site Yahoo bought last year for $1.1 billion, has secured an advertising deal with Viacom, which plans to pitch cobranded campaigns on the site to marketers tied to TV programming...
The First Original Series From Sony's PlayStation Network Will Be 'Powers,' Based on the Graphic Novel
If 2013 was the year of streaming platforms making their entrance into the original programming game, 2014 is looking to be the one in which consoles do the same. In December, Microsoft's Xbox gr...
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'Dust on the Tongue' Tops Cartagena Film Fest
Mark Grieco's "Marmato" wins documentary, Colombian section awards.read more
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Golden Bear-Winning 'Black Coal, Thin Ice' Opens In China
50 Cent, Timbaland, Eminem and Carmelo Anthony are among the investors in the film.read more
AMC Puts Zulueta in Charge of Chello Latin America
LONDON — AMC Networks has made changes to the senior management at Chellomedia, which it acquired from Liberty Global last month, and has renamed AMCN Chellomedia. Eduardo Zulueta, managing dire...
‘Star Wars: Episode VII,’ ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Score IMAX Releases (Updated)
The iconic opening crawl of the “Star Wars” movies will unfold across the widest of screens when the upcoming sequel to the space adventure hits theaters in 2015. “Star Wars: Episode...
MipTV: ZDF Enterprises Nabs Hit Scandi-Noir Series ‘Thicker Than Water’
PARIS– ZDF Enterprises has acquired international sales rights to hit Swedish Noir series “Thicker Than Water” for international sales. Set in the Stockholm’s archipelago, the ...
Cable-News Outlets Circle Around Malaysia Airline Story
Cable-news outlets appeared to intensify their coverage of the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, spurred on by the discovery of debris in the Indian Ocean that could potentially belong ...
‘Winter Soldier’ to Fire Asia Shot With China’s Youku-Tudou
HONG KONG — The Walt Disney Co.’ and Marvel Entertainment’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is to be co-marketed in China by Youku-Tudou, the country’s largest online video c...
Johnny Depp Makes First Promotional Visit to China, Hawking ‘Transcendence’
Johnny Depp will make his first visit to China to promote “Transcendence,” the film's backers said Thursday. DMG, which is producing and distributing the film along with Warner Bro...
Jimmy Fallon Sang ‘Let It Go’ From ‘Frozen’ as Vladimir Putin (Video)
Jimmy Fallon has done the impossible: Made Vladimir Putin seem cute and friendly. The “Tonight Show” host grabbed a bottle of vodka, hairpiece and a bad suit in order to impersonate the Ru...
Tribune Digital Unit Launches Streaming-Audio News App with Robot and Human Voices
Ready for a computer to deliver you a daily radio newscast? Tribune Digital Ventures, the technology arm of Tribune Co., has launched Newsbeat, a news-aggregation app that sifts through around 7,000 ...
Jeffrey Katzenberg Unveils $2.4 billion Shanghai DreamCenter
HONG KONG – DreamWorks Animation revealed plans on Thursday for a $2.4 billion entertainment complex in Shanghai, China. Due to open in 2017, the ‘DreamCenter’ will have a 500-seat IMAX theater,...
Discovery Feeds Channel Launch By China’s WASU
HONG KONG — Chinese cable TV giant WASU and Discovery Communications have struck a content agreement for Wasu’s new Qiu Suo pay-TV channel. Discovery will serve as a channel and content consul...
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Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight Focuses on Debris in Indian Ocean
UPDATED: Before Australian authorities ended the search for the day, ABC News reporter David Wright was aboard a U.S. aircraft sent to try to identify two large objects spotted by satellite off the co...
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Disney to Release Next 'Star Wars,' 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' in Imax
The giant-screen exhibitor has renewed its deal with the studio, covering several upcoming films, including "Maleficent," "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Avengers: Age of Ultron."read more
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Anne Sweeney Replacement: Disney's Bob Iger Surveys the Candidates
ABC News president Ben Sherwood, global distribution chief Ben Pyne and owned stations boss Rebecca Campbell are all seen as top contenders for the top job at Disney-ABC Television Group.read more ...
Disney Sets Imax Releases for ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Captain America,’ ‘Avengers’
Disney has extended its long-running exhibition partnership with Imax, setting a deal to release “Star Wars: Episode VII,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and other high-...
MipTV: Canal Plus Acquires Italian Mafia Drama ‘Gomorrah’
PARIS– In the run-up to MipTV, French paybox Canal Plus has picked up “Gomorra,” the Italian hit crime skein based on Roberto Saviano’s investigative bestseller. Helmed by Stef...

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