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‘Daily Show’s’ Jon Stewart Roasts CNN’s Malaysia Airline Coverage (VIDEO)
“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” wasted no time slamming recent news coverage of the missing Malaysia Airline plane. But out of all the major networks, he roasted CNN the most. Stewart st...
First Trailer for Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Hercules’ Debuts (VIDEO)
Paramount Pictures and MGM have released the first trailer for Dwayne Johnson’s “Hercules,” directed by Brett Ratner that shows the thesp in action as the Greek demigod, battling gia...
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Summit Picks Up Rachel Renee Russell's 'Dork Diaries' Book Series
Karen Rosenfelt is in talks to produce the adaptation of the humorous book series.read more
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Italy's Mediaset Returned to Profitability in 2013, But Says Ad Market Still Weak
The company earned $12.5 million in profits last year, compared to a $332 million loss a year earlier. read more
‘Dork Diaries’ Becomes a Movie with ‘Twilight’ Producer
Lionsgate’s Summit Entertainment has acquired movie rights to Rachel Renee Russell’s young teen book series “Dork Diaries.” “Twilight” producer Karen Rosenfelt is i...
Madonna Directing Adapatation of Rebecca Walker Romancer ‘Ade’
Madonna  is returning to the director’s chair and is attached to direct “Ade,” based on the Rebecca Walker novel “Ade: A Love Story.” Bruce Cohen (“Silver Linings ...
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Adam Scott Reprises 'Step Brothers' Character for Funny or Die Obamacare Clip (Video)
The White House makes another effort to encourage young people to sign up for insurance by the March 31 deadline.read more
Turner Overhauls Ad Outreach, Names Speciale President, TV and Digital Sales
Time Warner’s Turner unit is radically changing the structure of its ad-sales staff, resulting in the elevation of one of its top sales executives and the departure of another from the company. Donn...
BBC America Commissions First Original Comedy Series
BBC America has commissioned “Almost Royal,” a comedy series about young British aristocrats forced to interact with the Yanks while on their first trip to the United States. The mockument...
Linkin Park Debuts New Video within Xbox Video Game
After announcing a North American summer tour with 30 Seconds to Mars and AFI, the members of Linkin Park revealed Tuesday that they also have collaborated with a more unlikely partner for the release...
BBC America Orders First Original Comedy Series ‘Almost Royal’
BBC America is taking its first step into original comedy series with “Almost Royal.” It will premiere on Saturday, June 21 at 10/9c after the “Orphan Black” Season 2 finale. T...
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BBC America Orders First Original Comedy Series 'Almost Royal'
The seven-episode series will debut in June following the season two finale of "Orphan Black."read more
‘How I Met Your Mother’ Spinoff: Krysta Rodriguez Exits Pilot
There's been another shakeup for the “How I Met Your Mother” spinoff pilot “How I Met Your Dad.” Following news last week that longtime “HIMYM” director Pam Fry...
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ESPN Inks Dr Pepper as First Mega-Sponsor of the College Football Playoff Series
ESPN has signed on Dr Pepper as the first official Championship Partner of the College Football Playoff series, which kicks off on Jan. 1 in Pasadena and New Orleans. Analogous to the NCAA’s ...
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Madonna to Direct Interracial Romance 'Ade: A Love Story'
Bruce Cohen ("Silver Linings Playbook") will produce the adaptation. read more
A Fine Frenzy Singer Alison Sudol Joins USA Event Series ‘Dig’ as Series Regular
USA Network has cast singer-songwriter Alison Sudol, aka A Fine Frenzy, in a series regular role on its upcoming six-episode event series, “Dig.” From co-creators and executive producers T...
‘Hercules’ Trailer: The Rock Is an Insane Greek God With a Lion's Face for a Hat (Video)
For better or worse, this one looks legendary already. On Monday, the first images of Dwayne Johnson as Hercules were published online, but as we can see in this first new trailer, photos could not do...
Vista's Veezi Technology Will Link Independent Theaters to Fandango for Mobile Ticketing
Fandango has partnered with Vista Entertainment Solutions to provide Veezi software that will enable independent theaters owners to work with the online movie ticket broker, the two companies said Tue...
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BlackBerry Messenger Debuts Slate of Ad Products
BlackBerry is introducing ads and virtual stickers into its messenger app as it tries to squeeze value from its core communication service. BlackBerry executives were in New York last week showing o...
Patton Oswalt Returns as Host of the Webby Awards
Comedian Patton Oswalt will return to host the 18th annual Webby Awards, the competition honoring all things on the internet announced on Tuesday. Oswalt, who hosted the last two Webby Awards ceremoni...

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