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  • Brit Producers Aiming Films for Diverse Global Audiences

    Filmmakers in London fret a lot about subsidies, rebates and the obstinacy of Hollywood distributors, but when I encountered Eric Fellner this week, he seemed resolutely unfretful. And with good reason. Arrayed before the co-chief of Working Title is a...
  • NBCUniversal CEO Burke says cable channels face challenges

    Media companies' most reliable cash cow -- their clusters of cable TV channels -- could be headed for some rough terrain. On Thursday, NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke warned Wall Street not to expect cable TV channels to produce the same fat...
  • Green Bay Packers - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Green Bay Packers - INSIDE SLANT Points aren't expected to be in short supply Sunday night at the Superdome when the Green Bay Packers visit the New Orleans Saints. Not only does the midseason matchup feature two of the NFL's most...
  • With Election Two Weeks Away, Malloy, Foley Spending Money At Brisk Pace

    With Election Two Weeks Away, Malloy, Foley Spending Money At Brisk Pace
    HARTFORD — With less than two weeks remaining before the election, the two major candidates for governor are spending money at a blistering pace. The most recent campaign finance reports, filed Thursday, show that Republican business executive...
  • World Series ratings bottom out

    The World Series is off to its worst start in the television ratings since Nielsen began tracking viewership in 1968. The company reported Friday that just 7.6 percent of U.S. homes with a TV turned in, on average, to Fox's telecasts of the first two...
  • AMC Networks To Operate BBC America After $200M Investment

    Doctor Who has fought Daleks, Silurians and Cybermen. Now he's going to be teaming up with flesh-eating zombies in hopes of conquering Madison Avenue and merging cable behemoths. AMC Networks, which has found much success with its apocalyptic zombie-...
  • Greg Berlanti Plans Subversive Spin on Archie Comics' 'Riverdale' for Fox

    Greg Berlanti may well be dubbed the king of comics, with new drama "Riverdale," based on the indelible characters of the Archie Comics franchise, set at Fox with a script deal plus penalty. Warner Bros. TV is producing along with Berlanti Prods....
  • 20th TV Buys Comedy Based on Life of Basketball's Baron Davis

    20th Century Fox Television has bought a single-camera comedy script for Fox Broadcasting Company that's based loosely on the life of NBA All-Star Baron Davis, Variety has learned. Written and exec produced by Courtney Lilly ("The Cleveland Show,"...
  • Scare Biz: How San Francisco's 'Spookeasy' Could Launch Touring Haunted Theater Show

    When Scott Levkoff saw the Great Star Theater, in San Francisco's Chinatown, he knew he had found the perfect venue to launch a potential new franchise with "Mr. Nobody's Spookeasy." The abandoned movie theater, built in 1923, and played Kung Fu movies...
  • 'Pippin' brings big-top wonders to Hollywood Pantages

    'Pippin' brings big-top wonders to Hollywood Pantages
    "Pippin," the Tony-winning revival that transformed Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz's musical into a circus theatrical, has pitched its tent at the Hollywood Pantages, and it has been quite a while since this majestic old theater has held so much...
  • 'Bronies': When men love 'My Little Pony' too much

    'Bronies': When men love 'My Little Pony' too much
    Nothing in “Bronies: The Musical,” at the Third Street Theater, is as hard to credit as the existence of bronies: adult, primarily male fans of “My Little Pony.” If bronies are real — and according to the Internet, they are...