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  • Who owns monkey selfie? Photographer says monkey was like his assistant

    Who owns monkey selfie? Photographer says monkey was like his assistant
    Monkey saw and monkey did -- and now a British photographer says he’s out thousands of dollars because of it. On a trip to Indonesia in 2011, wildlife photographer David Slater set up his equipment to try to capture images of a bunch of crested...
  • Emmy Lead Actor, Movie or Miniseries: Billy Bob Thorton vs. Mark Ruffalo

    Is it a simple choice of good versus evil in one of Emmy's most contested categories? A blunt activist or a psychopathic contract killer? A furrowed brow or Dutch-boy bangs? In a word -- yes. The heatseekers in this star-packed race are Mark Ruffalo,...
  • Liza Marshall to Step Down as Head of Ridley Scott's Scott Free UK (EXCLUSIVE)

    LONDON -- Highly-regarded production executive Liza Marshall is to step down as head of Ridley Scott's London-based TV and film production arm Scott Free UK, she confirmed to Variety Friday. Marshall is considering a number of options within the U.K....
  • Netflix Picks Up BBC's 'Happy Valley' Crime Drama

    Netflix has acquired rights to BBC drama series "Happy Valley," scheduled to make its exclusive U.S. and Canadian debut on the video-streaming service Aug. 20. The series, starring BAFTA winner Sarah Lancashire ("Last Tango in Halifax," pictured above),...
  • Italy's TV Producers Turn to Crime Series for Global Sales

    Boosted by the international sales success of mob series "Gomorrah," Italy's expanding TV production community, led by Sky Italia and shingle Cattleya, is hoping to spark a trend among buyers, much as Denmark's "The Killing" prompted the Nordic Noir...
  • Ricky Gervais on 'Derek,' Netflix and Whether He'd Host the Emmys

    Ricky Gervais has made a career out of the uncomfortable. Both through his sitcoms "The Office" and "Extras" (co-created with and Stephen Merchant) and in his standup routines and public persona, he's created situations and subjects that poke fun at the...
  • Spain's La Liga works to be a premier soccer league in its own right

    Spain's La Liga works to be a premier soccer league in its own right
    Gareth Bale was born in Wales and learned to play professional soccer in the English Premier League. But lately he's become a passionate advocate for Spain's La Liga, where he is about to begin his second season with Real Madrid. "The Spanish league...
  • Steven Moffat Wants 'Doctor Who'-'Sherlock' Crossover, But Doubts Possibility

    For the fans who want a "Doctor Who"-"Sherlock" crossover, "Sherlock" showrunner and co-creator Steven Moffat is on your side -- he just doesn't think it can happen. Fans of the hugely popular British series have been asking for the crossover for years...
  • Sonar Entertainment Adds to Senior Leadership Team

    Sonar Entertainment has made two appointments to its senior leadership team, naming Peter Keramidas as executive vice president, planning, strategy and administration, and Jenna Glazier as senior vice president, television series. The appointments were...
  • Italy's Wildside Recruits Hot Scribes To Pen International TV Projects

    ROME - Expanding Italian production company Wildside is looking to grow its presence in the international TV arena with several new projects, including high-concept skeins being penned by two of the country's best-selling authors, Niccolò Ammaniti and...
  • Reino Unido apagará las luces en el centenario de la Primera Guerra Mundial

    Reino Unido apagará las luces en el centenario de la Primera Guerra Mundial
    Las luces se apagarán el lunes durante una hora en algunos lugares históricos de Reino Unido, donde el primer ministro David Cameron y el príncipe Guillermo rindieron homenaje a los fallecidos en la Primera Guerra Mundial el día que se conmemora el...