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  • New York Television Festival To Spotlight 62 Projects In Pilot Competition

    An animated film-noir parody, an adult who returns to the Boy Scouts to earn the merit badges he failed to secure as a kid and a spy comedy set in 1968 are among the 62 projects set to get a spotlight in an annual competition of indie pilots held by the...
  • Comedy Central renews '@midnight' for second season

    Comedy Central renews '@midnight' for second season
    It looks like "@midnight," the late-night Internet-themed quiz show, has scored major points with Comedy Central, getting renewed for a second season that will air in 2015. The announcement, appropriately enough, came just after midnight (on the East...
  • Comedy Central Renews Chris Hardwick's '@midnight'

    "@midnght," host Chris Hardwick's popular weeknight panel show that famously mixes the best of what both social media and improv comedy have to offer, has been given a second season order at Comedy Central. The show became a ratings hit -- especially...
  • Why BuzzFeed Is Launching Its Own Hollywood Studio

    Are you ready for "Listicle: The Movie"? BuzzFeed, the Internet-media company best known for its shareable list-based articles, is expanding across multiple vectors -- including changing the name of its digital-video division into the grandiose-...
  • Top 3 Pop: New Haruki Murakami novel; 'The Approval Matrix'; 'The Giver' movie

    'THE GIVER' FILM 1 Based on the book by Lois Lowry, "The Giver" transcends boundaries, telling the story of a utopian society. The story centers on Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), a young man chosen to be the community's Receiver of Memories. He begins to...
  • Viacom Claims Cablevision Engaged in Fraud in Pact for Channel Carriage

    Viacom is claiming that Cablevision's 2012 negotiations for carriage of its cable networks were a "complete sham" and is asking a federal judge to void an agreement that gives the cable operator rights to carry MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, BET and...
  • 'Let's Be Cops' Campaign Feeds Twitter Blurbs Into TV Ads (Exclusive)

    Who needs critics? 20th Century Fox is pulling upbeat bon mots from Twitter about "Let's Be Cops" -- the goofy buddy-cop comedy picture that bows Aug. 13 -- into TV ads shortly after the tweets are posted. The studio is working with social-media...
  • ABC's 'Jimmy Kimmel' Rises in July, Routs Letterman in Demo

    NBC's Jimmy Fallon remains the dominant latenight talkshow, but that hasn't keep ABC's Jimmy Kimmel from notching some ratings achievements of his own. And both seem to be gaining at the expense of CBS' David Letterman, who has lost whatever momentum he...
  • The Best of This Year's Emmy Campaigns

    Hard work deserves recognition. And in showbiz, there is no better recognition than an award. So here are the first Emmy Tubthump Awards, which salute the innovative and/or goofy work of Emmy campaigners -- those people who work hard to make sure that you...
  • 'Garfunkel and Oates' finds an odd, funny, endearing harmony

    'Garfunkel and Oates' finds an odd, funny, endearing harmony
    With Comedy Central's "Broad City," USA's "Playing House" and now "Garfunkel and Oates," which premieres Thursday on IFC, it is springtime on television for female comedy teams. If the dynamic is not exactly without precedent — Lucy and Ethel,...
  • Viacom 3Q Profit Falls 5% Due to Film Revenue Declines

    Viacom said third-quarter net income fell just over 5% due to revenue shortfalls at its filmed-entertainment business and a gain of just 1% in revenue at its cable-network portfolio. The owner of the Paramount movie studio and cable outlets like MTV...