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  • Fox Upfront Scorecard: Big Risks, to Dig Out of a Big Hole

    Fox came into its upfront presentation Monday with a huge void to fill -- the three hours and 20% of its schedule once occupied by "The X Factor" -- and plenty of perceptual baggage, tied to a season marred by the old saying "Live by the singing...
  • CANNES: Wild Bunch, Sophisticated Bring Terrence Malick's 'Voyage of Time' to Cannes (EXCLUSIVE)

    CANNES- Surely moving waves at a largely calm Cannes market, Wild Bunch and Berlin-based Sophisticated Films are bringing Terrence Malick's long-anticipated, 30-years-in-gestation "Voyage of Time" onto the Cannes market. Having acquired international...
  • Comcast and Turner Ink VOD, Ad Pact for Current and Past Seasons

    Comcast, looking to bulk up its catch-up lineup against Netflix, reached a deal with Turner Broadcasting System to provide TV customers complete current and prior seasons of the programmer's shows, which also covers advertising in the VOD content. The...
  • Ireland Lures More Productions With Bigger Tax Breaks, Better Facilities

    Last year, Ireland announced that it was upping the ante in the global contest for international film and TV shoots by increasing its tax incentive to 32% beginning next year. But production incentives alone do not a film industry make, as Irish Film...
  • H.R. Giger dies at 74; Swiss artist designed 'Alien' creatures

    H.R. Giger dies at 74; Swiss artist designed 'Alien' creatures
    Swiss artist H.R. Giger, whose otherworldly imagery was prized by science-fiction aficionados, was plagued by nightmares as a child. As an adult, his nights were more peaceful. "I could heal myself," he said in a 2011 CNN interview, "through doing my...
  • Big year for indie flicks! Jon Feltheimer's big payday.

    Big year for indie flicks! Jon Feltheimer's big payday.
    After the coffee. Before seeing how "Sharknado 2" did. The Skinny: I caught Episode 3 of FX's "The Strain" last night and think I'm hooked now. Give it a shot. Today's headlines include Time Warner Cable's second-quarter results, Lions Gate CEO Jon...
  • AMC Networks in Talks to Buy Stake BBC America

    AMC Networks is in talks to acquire nearly a 50% stake in cabler BBC America. The negotiations have been ongoing for some time and stemmed from co-production partnerships that AMC has had with the BBC for programs including the SundanceTV miniseries "Top...
  • TV Picks: The Honorable Woman, The Killing, Masters of Sex

    TV Picks: The Honorable Woman, The Killing, Masters of Sex
     "The Honorable Woman" Exploring the seemingly endless conflict between Israel and Palestine at a time when the bloodshed there is again in the news, Hugo Blick's series both embraces and transcends its subject matter. The child of a Holocaust...
  • New 'Doctor Who' will get special theatrical screenings

    New 'Doctor Who' will get special theatrical screenings
    Summer is traditionally movie blockbuster time, but to celebrate the beginning of Peter Capaldi's run as the star of "Doctor Who," BBC America is breaking out of the normal TV experience and onto the movies' turf. The feature-length premiere episode...
  • 'Downton Abbey' Earns Intense Fanbase and Emmy Love

    "Downton Abbey" merits its best drama nom this year. Despite two previous nominations, the PBS period piece that broke the "Upstairs, Downstairs" mold has never won the Emmy in that competitive category. Season after season it compels: a combination of...
  • 'Doctor Who' Premiere: BBC America Announces Special Events Before Peter Capaldi's Debut

    Leading up to Peter Capaldi's first season debut as the infamous time traveler on "Doctor Who," BBC America will premiere a series of specials, and will team up with Fathom Events for theatrical screenings of the season premiere. "Doctor Who: The...