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  • CNN, other Turner networks removed from Dish Network

    CNN, Cartoon Network and several other Turner cable channels were removed from satellite TV giant Dish Network's systems late Monday after the two companies could not agree on a new distribution contract. Dish said the action was taken because it no...
  • Fox TV to air horror anthology 'Scream Queens' from 'Glee' creator

    LOS ANGELES, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Fox has ordered anthology series "Scream Queens" from the creator of 'Glee" and "American Horror Story," the U.S. television network said on Monday, as broadcast TV takes a cue from a format largely successful on cable...
  • FX Networks Hires AMPTP's Jesse Hiestand for PR Post

    Jesse Hiestand, longtime spokesman for the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, has become the director of corporate communications for FX Networks and FX Productions in Los Angeles. Hiestand had been the AMPTP's director of...
  • Sony Takes Stake in Telenovela Channels in Israel, Indonesia

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON -- Sony Pictures Television is to acquire 50% of Israel's VIVA and VIVA Plus cable channels, and online service VIVA Walla, along with 50% of Baby TV in Indonesia. Deals are part of an agreement inked with Dori Media...
  • Nielsen, Adobe to measure online TV across multiple devices

    By Jennifer Saba NEW YORK, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Nielsen and Adobe Systems Inc announced an alliance on Tuesday that aims to measure the viewership of digital video across all Internet-connected platforms including TVs, smart phones and tablets as the...
  • Nielsen, Adobe Team on Digital-Content Ratings

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Nielsen and Adobe Systems have paired up for what they claim will be the first comprehensive, cross--platform system for comparably measuring consumption of digital-media content -- including TV programming distributed online...
  • Sony Pictures TV acquires stakes in Israeli telenovela channels

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Sony Pictures Television agreed to buy 50 percent stakes in two Israeli telenovela cable TV channels from Dori Media Group, the companies said on Tuesday. Financial details were not disclosed. "This acquisition builds on our...
  • Quinn, Rauner unleash negativity in final debate

    Quinn, Rauner unleash negativity in final debate
    Facing off for the final time in the contentious race for governor, Gov.┬áPat Quinn decried “savage cuts” in a Bruce Rauner budget, while the Republican challenger repeatedly branded the Democratic chief executive a “phony” and a...
  • Korean TV Hit 'Full House' to Be Remade in China

    "Full House," the 2004 TV drama that made stars of Korean singer Rain and actress Song Hye-kyo, is to get a Chinese-language remake. The show is to be produced by Korea's Group Eight and Asia Media Holding. Korean producer Lee Min-cheol is to direct,...
  • 'My Little Pony' movie in development at Hasbro

    'My Little Pony' movie in development at Hasbro
    Bronies of the world, rejoice: "My Little Pony" is trotting toward the big screen. Hasbro Studios is developing an animated film based on the 1980s toy line of plucky multicolored ponies and the magical world they live in, a spokesperson for the company...
  • Meet the man planning Dr. Phillips Center's big show (with video)

     Meet the man planning Dr. Phillips Center's big show (with video)
    When Richard Jay-Alexander talks about texting Barbra, he's referring to Barbra Streisand. He laughs as he describes meeting a woman breezily referenced as "Diana." "I wanted to fix her wig," he laughs. That would be Diana Ross. Such is the first-...