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  • 'House of Cards': Beau Willimon on Netflix's Rule-Breaking Creativity

    Beau Willimon's "House of Cards" inexorably changed the television landscape when it premiered on Netflix in 2013 -- establishing the streaming service as a major player in the scripted arena and forcing the entertainment industry to reexamine the very...
  • NBCUniversal Inks Deal with Tom Hardy's Production Outfit

    LONDON -- NBCUniversal Intl. Television Production has inked a two-year first-look pact with Hardy Son & Baker, the production company set up by actor Tom Hardy ("Dark Knight Rises," "Inception") and production partner Dean Baker. JoAnn Alfano, executive...
  • Christian mother may become 21st-century martyr

    How big is this planet? Here's how big. On one side, we pass laws to ensure gay couples can marry. On the other side, a wife is sentenced to death for refusing to denounce her religion. Right now, Meriam Ibrahim, 27, sits in a Sudanese prison, nursing...
  • BBC Presenter Jimmy Savile Sexually Abused at Least 500 Kids: Report

    LONDON - BBC presenter Jimmy Savile, who died in 2011, sexually abused at least 500 children, a report has claimed. The study, which was carried out by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children for the BBC's investigative show...
  • '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...
  • 'Glass Closet': The double life of a gay chief executive

    'Glass Closet': The double life of a gay chief executive
    "I was not a victim," declares John Browne, the former chief executive of BP, in his new book, "The Glass Closet: Why Coming Out Is Good Business," published by Harper Business. "We must own up to our choices and I had made some bad ones." The former...
  • Iranian president vows to protect shrines in neighboring Iraq

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared Wednesday that Tehran was ready to protect Shiite Muslim shrines in neighboring Iraq under threat from Sunni insurgents. The nation’s top military official, however, said the Islamic Republic had no...
  • The tea party lives -- in Europe

    The tea party lives -- in Europe
    While tea party candidates underperformed against establishment Republican incumbents in recent U.S. primary elections, in Europe their conservative cousins have just scored some spectacular victories. Commentators are calling elections for seats in 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...
  • Univision Pacts with Twitter for 2014 World Cup Sponsored Video Tweets

    Univision Communications announced a deal with Twitter for the first sponsored video-tweet campaign tied to the World Cup. The programmer said it has signed McDonald's and State Farm as initial sponsors for the Twitter Amplify program. During the...