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  • PBS and CBS Lead News and Documentary Emmy Nominations

    PBS and CBS lapped the field with nominations for the 35th annual News and Documentary Awards. PBS lead with 43 bids, driven by 11 for "Frontline." CBS was a close second with 42, powered by 27 bids for "60 Minutes." ABC took in 19, led by 10 for...
  • Britain arrests hundreds of suspected pedophiles

    In a massive national dragnet, British police have arrested more than 600 suspected pedophiles who allegedly accessed pornographic images of children on the Internet, authorities said Wednesday. The sweep comes at a time of heightened sensitivity over...
  • Thai officials deny helping pop star Vanessa-Mae make Olympic team

    The odd story of thebeautiful pop star and the allegedly corrupt ski judges is continuing to pick up steam, with Olympic officials in Thailand denying they did anything wrong. The controversycenters around Vanessa-Mae,who has parlayed herself-...
  • Round-Up: Artist's 3-D crime, Darwin's library, why parking's a mess

    The ways in which parking spaces devour a city, LACMA director Michael Govan's defense of his museum's architectural plans and one of the awesome-est documentaries about L.A.— finally released on DVD! Also: pit bulls, lots of pit bulls (but not the...
  • The lighter side of Alec Guinness

    The lighter side of Alec Guinness
    One cold night last year with too much time on my hands, I found myself tumbling down an Alec Guinness rabbit hole, streaming first the 1979 BBC miniseries adaptation of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" and then, the late hour be damned, continuing on with the...
  • BAFTA to Feature Emma Thompson in Annual Screenwriters' Lecture Series

    Actress and writer Emma Thompson will be featured in BAFTA's 5th annual Screenwriters' Lecture Series, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and the British Film Institute announced Tuesday. Thompson will be accompanied by screenwriters James...
  • Stock-Media Online Marketplace Pond5 Raises $61 Million in Funding

    Pond5, an online marketplace for video footage and stock media, has raised $61 million in equity financing from Accel Partners and Stripes Group. The New York-based company's collection of more than 15 million media assets, including 2.7 million royalty-...
  • New Line Boards MGM's Drama 'Me Before You'

    New Line has come on board to co-produce MGM's drama "Me Before You" with MGM and set an Aug. 21, 2015, release date. MGM is handling production for "Me Before You," produced by Karen Rosenfelt ("Twilgiht") and based on the Jo Jo Moyes' bestseller of the...
  • BBC to Cut 415 Jobs from News Division

    LONDON - U.K. broadcaster the BBC is to cut £48 million ($82.1 million) a year from the budget of its news operations, BBC News Group, by 2016/17, which will result in the loss of 415 jobs. The BBC said Thursday that some 195 new roles will be created...
  • Google Touts Deals with CBS, Viacom for Google Play Storefront

    Google has inked pacts with CBS and Viacom to sell TV episodes through the Internet giant's Google Play online store, as it continues to ratchet up competition with Apple and Amazon.com. Nikesh Arora, Google's soon-to-be-departing chief business officer,...
  • International Star You Should Know: Aiysha Hart

    BREAKOUT ROLE Aiysha Hart's exotic looks (her mother is English, her father Saudi Arabian) is the perfect mix for the BBC's "Atlantis," a fantasy series that plays on the legend of the undersea world. Her role as Ariadne, daughter of King Minos, grows...