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Broadcasters’ Stocks Rise on Aereo Victory
The Supreme Court's ruling against Aereo was good financial news for the companies who took the service to court, saying it was stealing their signals and threatening their decades-old business mo...
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Barnes & Noble to Spin Off Nook Business
The bookseller is splitting its retail and e-book divisions into two separate companies.read more
‘Snowpiercer’ Review: Chris Evans Thriller Embraces and Rejects Blockbuster Conventions
Before “Snowpiercer” was a movie, it was a story. I'm not referring to the French graphic novel by Jacques Lob, Jean-Marc Rochett, and Benjamin Legrand on which this dystopian action t...
Kerry Washington's ‘Scandal'-Inspired Clothing Line Debuting This Fall
Fashion industry, it's handled. “Scandal” star Kerry Washington has teamed up with costume designer Lyn Paolo and The Limited head designer Elliot Staples to develop a new fashion line...
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Lupita Nyong'o Leaks Her Own Lancome Ad
The fashion industry darling uploaded the ad on Instagram, calling it "the secret I never intended to keep."read more
SundanceTV Revs Development with Projects from Alan Cumming, Todd Field, Patrick Dempsey
SundanceTV is embracing television’s auteur moment with an ambitious development slate that aims to capitalize on the new flexibility offered by limited-run series. The cabler is building on the fou...
120 Sports Digital Net Launches with League Backers, But Faces Tough Odds to Attract Fans
If you build it, there’s no guarantee they will come. 120 Sports, which officially launches Wednesday with an eight-hour block of short-form clips, is about to test the appetite of fans for yet...
Ratings: ‘America's Got Talent’ Rerun Tops Slow Tuesday
“America's Got Talent” topped Tuesday despite being a repeat from Sunday. NBC finished first outright. ABC aired originals, settling for a second place tie in ratings. NBC was first in...
Marissa Mayer Apologizes for Being Late to Advertisers Dinner After Oversleeping
Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer is sorry she overslept. Mayer came under fire last week after she failed to hit the snooze button and nearly missed a dinner meeting put together by major ad firm Interpublic...
Time Inc. Launches Digital Sports Network for Short Attention Spans
Do you love sports but can't focus for more than 120 seconds? Time Inc. has just launched the perfect network for you. 120 Sports launches today as a downloadable app for iOS devices and serves as...
Heineken Runs Instagram Campaign for Gay Pride Month
Heineken posted a series of photos on Instagram this morning that makes creative use of the photo-sharing app for a Gay Pride Month campaign. The "Like for Love" campaign (which Heineken t...
Will ‘Transformers 4' Nearly 3-Hour Run Time Cut Into Box Office?
Paramount's “Transformers 4: Age of Extinction” will dominate the box office this weekend, and there's a good chance it will be the summer's first movie to open to more than $1...
Visual Effects Giants Prime Focus World, Double Negative to Merge
Updated 9:00 a.m. PDT — Prime Focus World and Double Negative have agreed to merge in a deal that represents a major shakeup at the top of the visual effects business. The combined entity will be t...
Aereo Investor Barry Diller Says Company ‘Is Over’
Barry Diller, Aereo's chief investor, says the company “is over” in light of the Supreme Court's ruling against it. “We did try, but it's over now,” he told CNBC. A...
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Barry Diller on Aereo Ruling: 'We Did Try, But It's Over Now'
"I do believe blocking this technology is a big loss for consumers," the Aereo financial backer told CNBC. read more
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Supreme Court Effectively Puts Aereo Out of Business
The official word on Aereo came down from the Supreme Court today, and the word is "no."  The ruling came down 6-3 against the streaming TV company. In an opinion written by Associat...
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North Korea Vows Retaliation Over Seth Rogen Movie
The country's Foreign Ministry says the film, involving a plot to assassinate Kim Jong-un, "will invite a strong and merciless countermeasure."read more
Watch: Learn Why 'Chappelle's Show' Ended in Found Footage Documentary
It's been more than a decade since Dave Chappelle's "Chappelle's Show" first aired on Comedy Central, but many still wonder why the show, which aired for two successful seasons, suddenly cam...
Stephen Colbert Mauls New York's Selfies-With-Tigers Ban (Video)
Stephen Colbert says New York City, the epicenter of overreaching policies, has gone too far with its ban on selfies with tigers. In addition to New York City's limits on trans fats, massive sodas...
Here Are the 5 Movies You Must See at the New York Asian Film Festival
Fourteen years ago, the collective Subway Cinema created what would become known as the New York Asian Film Festival as a nearly word-of-mouth affair at Anthology Film Archives under the moniker Asian...

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