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  • Screen Engine Buys TV Program Researcher ASI Entertainment

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Four-year-old movie researcher Screen Engine is expanding into TV research by acquiring ASI Entertainment for an undisclosed price. Screen Engine will continue to focus primarily on film-related research and Screen Engine/...
  • Al Jazeera America rejects allegations in Al Gore's lawsuit over sale

    The Al Jazeera America television network is rejecting claims it owes former Vice President Al Gore and his business partner $65 million. Last week, Gore and business partner Joel Hyatt sued the satellite TV service owned by the Qatari royal family...
  • 'The Strain' will be back for a second bloodsucking season

    'The Strain' will be back for a second bloodsucking season
    The vampire infection of "The Strain" is still spreading at the midway point of FX's horror thriller series' first season. And it looks like it will continue to spread into next year, as the cable channel announced on Tuesday that the series would...
  • 'Strain' renewed; virus to spread

    'Strain' renewed; virus to spread
    The vampire catastrophe just got bigger. "The Strain" has been renewed for a second season, FX announced Tuesday. Six episodes in, "The Strain" has become a bit hit for the cable channel. Seven episodes from season one remain to be seen this year....
  • Discovery's 'Shark Week' Sets Ratings Record Among Women, Tops All of TV in Young Men

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Discovery's Shark Week has made its biggest ratings splash yet in several key ratings categories, including a first-place finish among all networks -- broadcast and cable -- in men under 50. The 27th edition of Shark Week...
  • Upcycling: Turning trash into beauty -- and a sparkling career

    Upcycling: Turning trash into beauty -- and a sparkling career
    When Tiffany Threadgould moved into her Philadelphia apartment in 2012, the first thing she did was trash the place. But for Threadgould, 40, that didn't mean making a mess. On the contrary, it's all about discovering beauty or at least function in...
  • With 'The Knick,' Cinemax tries a grown-up brand of adult programming

    For decades, watching Cinemax could trigger a spiral of shame. Many voyeurs waited until their parents or spouse fell asleep, then crawled out of bed, tiptoed down to the living room and watched "The Great Bikini Bowling Bash" at low volume in the dark....
  • Interactive bus shelters tout 'Houdini' miniseries

    Interactive bus shelters tout 'Houdini' miniseries
    The History Channel is promoting its upcoming "Houdini" miniseries with interactive bus shelters challenging Chicagoans to hold their breath for three minutes — duplicating one of the magician's legendary tricks. The two-day series will run...
  • All 82 Panthers' games to be televised on Fox Sports Florida

    Press release from Panthers and FOX Sports Florida FOX Sports Florida and Sunrise Sports & Entertainment jointly announced today the Florida Panthers’ 2014-15 NHL regular season television broadcast schedule, featuring all 82 games broadcast on...
  • Guillermo del Toro's TV thriller 'The Strain' gets second season

    LOS ANGELES, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Gory paranormal television thriller "The Strain," one of the top new series on U.S. cable television, has been renewed for a second 13-episode season, U.S. cable network FX said on Tuesday. The vampire horror drama from...
  • Startup NimbleTV Expands 'Virtual Cable' Service, Drawing Legal Scrutiny

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It's not exactly Aereo, but startup NimbleTV -- which offers existing pay-TV subscribers access to their channels and DVR recordings over the Internet -- has attracted the attention of industry lawyers who are examining whether...