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  • Asian Versions of 'Pretty Little Liars,' 'Gossip Girl' and 'ER' Planned

    "Pretty Little Liars," "Gossip Girl" and "ER" are heading overseas, as WBTV announced today that three of its popular shows have been commissioned and optioned as local versions in the Philippines, Thailand and India, respectively. The 22-episode...
  • Hulu Hires Disney's Tim Connolly as Head of Distribution

    Hulu hired Tim Connolly, who has run The Walt Disney Co.'s digital distribution initiatives for TV, to be head of distribution -- as CEO Mike Hopkins returns to one of the joint venture's parent companies for talent. Connolly most recently was VP of...
  • Oscars soar on Twitter with Ellen DeGeneres

    Oscars soar on Twitter with Ellen DeGeneres
    Ellen DeGeneres' mass A-lister selfie and pizza party helped the Oscars rule Twitter.  The event, televised on ABC, drew nearly 11.2 million tweets from 2.8 million people, according to Nielsen SocialGuide. The 86th Academy Awards generated 25 times...
  • Disney, Dish Network reach truce on ad-skipping AutoHop

    Walt Disney Co. and satellite TV provider Dish Network have signed a new long-term distribution deal that includes an agreement for Dish to disable its controversial ad-skipping feature for ABC network shows. The two companies announced a...
  • Dish Will Pull Back Ad-Skipping on ABC Shows Under Disney Pact

    Dish Network and The Walt Disney Co. announced that they struck a long-term programming deal -- and as part of the deal, the satcaster has agreed to disable the ad-skipping function in its Hopper DVR for three days for ABC programming. Among other pieces...
  • Disney-Dish Network pact may alter TV viewing habits

    Walt Disney Co. and satellite TV provider Dish Network's sweeping new agreement could lead to changes in the way consumers watch television. The comprehensive distribution deal, announced late Monday, is expected to become a blueprint on how the...
  • Greg Finley talks tatts, scar, 'Star-Crossed'

    Greg Finley talks tatts, scar, 'Star-Crossed'
    Greg Finley often worried about his character's -- and thus his -- chances of surviving the first season of The CW's new series "Star-Crossed." In the "Romeo and Juliet"-inspired drama premiering at 7 p.m. Monday, 29-year-old Finley plays Drake, a member...
  • WWE Earnings Impacted by Cost to Launch Digital Network

    During a week that saw Dish Network pull out of offering WWE pay-per-views, including Sunday's "Elimination Chamber" and April's "WrestleMania 30," for the forseeable future, WWE isn't showing signs of concern that its new WWE Network will prompt other...
  • WWE Has No Plans to Exit Film Business

    With WWE Studios finding its footing with hits like the Halle Berry thriller "The Call" and made-for-TV movies like ABC Family's "Christmas Bounty," WWE has no plans to leave Hollywood. After co-producing films with 20th Century Fox and Lionsgate...
  • Big media still has plenty of muscle

    Big media still has plenty of muscle
    There may be 500 channels and almost $80 billion in advertising and subscriber revenue in the television industry, but most of that content and cash is controlled by a handful of companies. In a new report on the U.S. media industry, Sanford C....
  • ABC's 'World News With Diane Sawyer' Rises to Three-Year Ratings High

    ABC continues to make inroads in the evening news ratings derby, with "World News With Diane Sawyer" hitting a three-year demo high in a news-heavy week. Posting year-over-year increases for the fourth time in the last five weeks, "World News" averaged...