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YouTube Blocked in Turkey
The government of Turkey on Thursday blocked access to YouTube — a week after taking similar action to ban Twitter — after a two-part video was uploaded to the vidsite purportedly disclosi...
Entertainment Weekly Launches ‘The Community’ Platform for Guest Contributors
Entertainment Weekly readers who want to try their luck at entertainment reporting have a brand new opportunity. The publication is launching a community platform ala HuffPost/BuzzFeed that will open ...
David Fincher, Norman Lear, Seth Rogen Head PGA Speakers
David Fincher, Cean Chaffin, Norman Lear, Seth Rogen and Joe Roth have signed up as speakers at the Producers Guild of America’s 6th annual Produced By Conference. The event will be held at Warn...
Watch: Lena Dunham Directs the Music Video 'I Wanna Get Better' by Bleachers
"Girls" may have concluded this past Sunday, but Lena Dunham isn't slowing down. The writer/director/star of HBO's hit comedy has stepped in to direct the latest video from Bleachers, titled "I Wanna ...
‘Michael J. Fox Show’ Actress Joins ‘Good Session’ CBS Pilot
The CBS relationship pilot “Good Session” has found a loveable singleton. Ana Nogueira (“The Michael J. Fox Show”) will play Abby, who is described as an extreme character and ...
CBS Comedy Pilot ‘Good Session’ Adds Ana Nogueira
The CBS comedy pilot “Good Session” has added Ana Nogueira as a regular to its cast. Nogueira, who most recently was in the NBC comedy “The Michael J. Fox Show,” will play  Ab...
Czech, Indian, French Films Coming to L.A. Festivals
Three vibrant international film scenes will be showcased in Los Angeles in the next month, with March and April film festivals devoted to the cinema of the Czech Republic, India and France. The Czech...
Twister Thriller ‘Into the Storm’ Gets First Trailer (VIDEO)
New Line has unveiled the destruction-laden first trailer for “Into the Storm,” in which a small Midwest town is ravaged by cyclones. “There is no calm before the storm,” the t...
Will More Movie Theaters Start Serving Booze to Boost Business?
Want some booze with your popcorn? A handful of movie theaters around the country, including Brooklyn's Nitehawk Cinema, already serve alcohol to customers -- and given that ticket sales are down, mor...
Starz Casts Leads for LeBron James’ Comedy Series ‘Survivor’s Remorse’
Starz has cast its lead roles for new basketball comedy series “Survivor’s Remorse.” NBA star LeBron James will serve as executive producer for the original series. Mike O’Malley penned the...
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ABC Studios Boss on the Pace of 'Scandal,' Advice for Anne Sweeney and Why He Sent Paul Feig a Tie (Q&A)
Patrick Moran talks to THR about comedy's challenges, scheduling frustrations and that showrunner who got away.read more
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Not Watching 'American Idol' this Season? You're Missing Out (Opinion)
Thanks to some key tweaks and promising talent, the show is surprisingly entertaining on its 13th go-round.read more
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How John Tesh Is Shaking Up TV Syndication
The former "Entertainment Tonight" host -- whose company is producing and self-distributing a new daily talk show -- is keeping his budgets low and targeting cities where his radio show is popular as ...
CinemaCon: Fox’s Chris Aronson Fires Back at ’12 Years a Slave’ Snub
Twentieth Century Fox domestic distribution chief Chris Aronson fired back Thursday morning at the head of the National Assn. of Theater Owners John Fithian, who made waves earlier this week when he s...
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TV Ratings: 'Duck Dynasty' Finale Ticks Up, Beats All But 'Modern Family'
Still far off from the record highs of yore, and the least-watched ender since the first season, the A&E series places second across all of Wednesday TV -- beating "American Idol" by 15 percent.read m...
Diane Sawyer Lands First Chris Christie Post-Scandal Interview
Embattled New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who's faced criticism in recent months for the controversial lane closure on the George Washington Bridge, will meet with Diane Sawyer for an exclusiv...
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Magnet Releasing Picks Up SXSW Horror Thriller 'Honeymoon'
Rose Leslie ("Game of Thrones") and Harry Treadaway ("Penny Dreadful") star in the Leigh Janiak-helmed film.read more
Advertisers Ambush Jimmy Fallon By Taking To Twitter
Just as Jimmy Fallon’s new run on “Tonight’ takes off, a group of advertisers is tackling the likable late-night host and trying to make him take part in their promotions. Since Fallon launched ...
People Mag Now Allows Celebrities to Post Directly to Its Website
Time Inc.’s People magazine is giving celebrities unprecedented access to its website—permitting them to post their unfiltered tweets and other content—through a partnership with st...
Watch: 'Bootleg Cinema Paradiso,' Doc on Piracy, for Free
When most people think of movie piracy, they think of entitled suburbanites who don't want to cough up 10 bucks to go to the movies. But what of a country where access to art house or classic films is...

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