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  • 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...
  • Comedy Central Orders Magic-Based Variety Show Pilot

    Comedy Central has ordered a pilot for a weekly variety show -- but with a magical twist. "Sleight of Mouth" would star magician and TV host Justin Willman and comes from Comedy Central's "@midnight's" Chris Hardwick of Nerdist Industries and...
  • 'Into The Storm' Rules the Week in TV Advertising Spend

    In this week's edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by iSpot.tv, "Into the Storm" leads in spending with an estimated outlay of $9.4 million for spots that have aired 1,208 times across 42 networks through August 4. That's up from $8...
  • Bill Cosby Leads 2014 New York Comedy Festival Lineup

    Bill Cosby will play Carnegie Hall as part of the 2014 New York Comedy Festival, which boasts a lineup that includes new names to the fest such as Amy Schumer and Nick Offerman as well as festival veterans like Bill Maher. Other comedians on this year'...