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  • Today is Pi Day. Detractors say pi really is half-baked

    Today is Pi Day. Detractors say pi really is half-baked
    Today is Pi Day. Math nerds and geometry aficionados will be celebrating the mathematical constant that describes the relationship between the circumference of a circle and its diameter. For those who need a refresher: Take a circle that is 1 inch...
  • BAFTA Dates Film Awards: Event to Be Held on February 8, 2015

    LONDON -- The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced that the EE British Academy Film Awards will take place on February 8, 2015 at London's Royal Opera House. It will be broadcast in the U.K. by the BBC, BAFTA said. The Film Awards...
  • Russell Brand's recipe for revolution coming to bookshelves

    Russell Brand's recipe for revolution coming to bookshelves
    Russell Brand, the actor and comedian and author, is adding a new vocation to his resume -- revolutionary. The Bookseller reports that the British publisher Century purchased the U.K. and Commonwealth rights for a new book from Brand in which he...
  • Ukrainian air force strikes pro-Russia rebels at Donetsk airport

    Ukraine’s presumed president-elect, Petro Poroshenko, vowed Monday to bring an end to the armed confrontation with pro-Russia separatists in the east and Russia’s top diplomat responded with assurances that the Kremlin is “ready for...
  • Rise of UKIP Poses Challenges for British Film and TV Folk

    LONDON -- The surge in support for the U.K. Independence Party -- demonstrated at the European Union election last week -- may have major consequences for the British film and TV industry. UKIP, which advocates an exit from the European Union, took first...
  • 'True Detective' leads TCA Awards 2014 nominees

    'True Detective' leads TCA Awards 2014 nominees
    It's the sort of news that Rust Cohle might celebrate with an unhurried swig of Lone Star beer:  "True Detective" picked up four nominations for this years Television Critics Assn. Awards. The hit HBO anthology series was nominated for program of the...
  • 'Good Wife,' 'Breaking Bad,' 'Game of Thrones,' 'True Detective' Lead TCA Award Nominees

    "The Good Wife," "Breaking Bad," "Game of Thrones" and "True Detective" are among the series landing multiple nominations in this year's Television Critics Assn. Awards derby. Netflix's "Orange is the New Black" joins that trio in the org's program of...
  • Queen Plans New Album With Unreleased Freddie Mercury Songs

    Queen is planning to release a new album of previously unheard Freddie Mercury vocals from the '80s, the band's guitarist Brian May has revealed. In an interview with BBC Radio, May said, "We found a few more tracks with Freddie singing and all of us...
  • Critics' Choice TV nominees include 'The Good Wife,' 'Fargo'

    Critics' Choice TV nominees include 'The Good Wife,' 'Fargo'
    The Broadcast Television Journalists Assn. announced nominations for the 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards on Wednesday. "Fargo," "Masters of Sex," "The Good Wife," "The Big Bang Theory" and "The Normal Heart" were the most-nominated programs...
  • 'Fargo,' 'Masters of Sex,' 'Broad City,' 'Silicon Valley' Score as Critics' Choice TV Noms Embrace Newcomers

    FX's "Fargo," Showtime's "Masters of Sex," Comedy Central's "Broad City" and HBO's "Silicon Valley" are among the newbies gaining kudos traction after landing multiple nominations for the fourth annual Critics' Choice Television Awards. The broadcast...
  • Ricky Gervais on 'Derek': 'I Think This is the Most Sincere Thing I've Done'

    Ricky Gervais wears many hats as the creator, writer, director and star of his Netflix laffer series "Derek," but all of his work boils down to one goal -- striking a chord with the audience. "I think that's the point of any art, even one as lowly as...