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  • Jenna Elfman Inks Development Deal with 20th Century Fox Television

    Actress Jenna Elfman has signed a development and talent holding deal with 20th Century Fox Television. Elfman has already started meeting with writers on prospective development projects, keeping her options open for comedy and drama. The move reunites...
  • Canada's TV watchdog to ignore Netflix, Google after data denial

    Canada's TV watchdog to ignore Netflix, Google after data denial
    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's broadcast regulator said on Monday it will ignore evidence from Internet-based video providers Netflix Inc and Google Inc when making new rules for television after the companies refused to hand over some data. In a terse...
  • Why Japan's Softbank Needs to Buy DreamWorks Animation (Analysis)

    With its former focus on software wholesaling and its makeover as a technology investment holding company, Japan's Softbank has rarely been sexy enough to make the front pages of the entertainment press. Now the company's mooted bid for DreamWorks...
  • ArtsQuest's Oktoberfest is free — and bigger

    ArtsQuest's Oktoberfest is free — and bigger
    The fence that has surrounded ArtsQuest's Oktoberfest is gone. For the first time there will be no admission charge for the celebration of German culture, which kicks off its fourth year Friday at ArtsQuest's SteelStacks campus in south Bethlehem, thanks...
  • Live Events Give Cinemas a Boost Worldwide

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Event cinema has come a long way since Bon Jovi broadcast a live gig from London's Shepherd's Bush Empire to 14 cinemas in the U.K. and Germany on Sept. 18, 2002 -- the first of its kind. Today, opera, theater, ballet,...
  • Rapper Andre Benjamin has a Jimi Hendrix experience

    Rapper Andre Benjamin has a Jimi Hendrix experience
    Rapper André Benjamin had to learn to walk pigeon-toed before he could even begin to transform himself into guitarist Jimi Hendrix for writer-director John Ridley's new biopic, "Jimi: All Is by My Side." He started mumbling a bit more when he spoke too....
  • Amazon's Test After 'Transparent': Can Studio Maintain Its Momentum?

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Amazon Studios, an upstart trying to stand out amid a veritable glut of new television shows, is placing its original series bets on a core principle: The showrunner is (usually) right, and the studio's job is to pick the right...
  • BSO suffers three high-profile cancellations

    BSO suffers three high-profile cancellations
    You might suspect some strange jinx, or wonder if the third time's the harm. But the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is taking a rash of high-profile artist cancellations in stride. On July 29 came the news that actor/singer and star of Showtime's...
  • War of Words Over Comcast's Response to Merger Opponents Rages On

    The responses to the responses are still flowing in, nearly two days after Comcast filed its counterarguments with the FCC to comments from opponents of its pending $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable. The continuing stream of statements...
  • Guy Pearce, Dominic West Join Michael Grandage's 'Genius'

    LONDON -- Guy Pearce and Dominic West are to join Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Laura Linney in Michael Grandage's "Genius." Pearce will take the role of F. Scott Fitzgerald alongside West as Ernest Hemmingway in leading theater director...
  • A Minute With: Homer Simpson on kids, 'Family Guy' and donuts

    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES, Sept 26 (Reuters) - As the animated bumbling patriarch of Fox's hit TV comedy "The Simpsons," Homer Simpson has won a Grammy, journeyed to space, been a baseball mascot, bowled a perfect game and nearly destroyed and...