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  • Petty Theft: Crime-Oriented Reality TV Recycles More Scripted Series, Movies

    It's hardly a surprise to see a reality-TV show pretty slavishly seek to replicate scripted drama, and particularly its most durable genre, the crime procedural. What's notable, at least this month, is how brazen and sometimes lazy producers and...
  • Endemol to Invest $40 Mil to Build Out Premium Online Video Network

    Endemol, the TV production company whose properties include "Big Brother," said it will spend up to 30 million euros ($40 million U.S.) in Endemol Beyond, a venture to produce digital video spanning multiple genres in markets worldwide. Endemol Beyond...
  • Swoon Reads seeks fresh young adult romances

    Swoon Reads seeks fresh young adult romances
    From "Sweet Valley High" to "Twilight," teen romances have long been popular off-the-shelf selections for young adult readers. Now, Swoon Reads, a new website maintained by Macmillan Children's Publishing at SwoonReads.com, is allowing bibliophiles to...
  • TV picks for Oct. 28 to Nov. 3: Pete Holmes, Charlie Brown & Atlanta housewives

    TV picks for Oct. 28 to Nov. 3: Pete Holmes, Charlie Brown & Atlanta housewives
    Here's a sampling of what's on TV during the week of Oct. 28 to Nov. 3. Monday, Oct. 28 Seduced and Abandoned 8 p.m. Monday, HBO This documentary takes us behind the scenes as filmmaker James Toback and Alec Baldwin try to get financing for a movie...
  • Album review: Arcade Fire blazes ahead on 'Reflektor'

    Album review: Arcade Fire blazes ahead on 'Reflektor'
    Arcade Fire has certainly found itself on a strange perch with its new album, "Reflektor." The last time the Montreal-based group made a record, "The Suburbs," it did so as an acclaimed indie band — not a Grammy album of the year-winning act on...
  • Giorgio Moroder, the granddaddy of DJs, is back for another spin

    Giorgio Moroder, the granddaddy of DJs, is back for another spin
    In his penthouse condo on the toniest block of Westwood, one of the world's biggest dance music producers kicks back at his dining room table in an all-black Armani ensemble. A spread of magazine covers, featuring the producer's face, stares up at him...
  • Orb Media Opens Chinese Production Unit

    HONG KONG - Asian-American producer-financier Orb Media Group has set up a Beijing-based subsidiary. The entity will draw on a new business relationship between Orb founder Peter Shiao and his father, the well-known fantasy martial arts writer Shiao Yi....
  • Marvin Gaye's family sues Robin Thicke over 'Blurred Lines'

    Marvin Gaye's family sues Robin Thicke over 'Blurred Lines'
    Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” will surely go down as one of the biggest songs of 2013. The slinky dance track was No. 1 for 12 weeks, sold more than 6 million copies and served as the soundtrack for one of the most deliciously...
  • No Laughing Matter: TV Networks Need New Sitcoms

    It's been four years since ABC's "Modern Family" came along and seemingly put the half-hour comedy back on the map, but the TV biz has hardly been a laugh-a-minute since. Not only has the Alphabet been unable to find a companion to its megahit comedy, but...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Oct. 28-Nov. 1, 2013)

    Ender's Game Distributor: Summit Entertainment An anti-bullying allegory writ on the largest possible scale, "Ender's Game" frames an interstellar battle between mankind and pushy ant-like aliens, called Formics, in which Earth's fate hinges on a tiny...
  • Review: Hard's Day of the Dead closes with a svelte Sunday

    Review: Hard's Day of the Dead closes with a svelte Sunday
    The voice coming out of the tent wasn’t exactly modest.  “They called me the granddaddy of EDM. Then they called me a 73-year-old EDM bad ass,” it said, with a vocodered robot tang. “My name is Giovanni Giorgio. But I like to be...