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  • Teens and young adults confronted by more TV ads for e-cigarettes

    Teens and young adults confronted by more TV ads for e-cigarettes
    Commercials for electronic cigarettes have become so ubiquitous that millions of American teens have seen them since 2012, a new study says. About 4 out of 5 of the TV ads seen by these young viewers were for blu eCigs, a brand that was purchased by...
  • Emmys may be ready to give up the 'Modern Family' lock on comedy

    Emmys may be ready to give up the 'Modern Family' lock on comedy
    "Modern Family" has won the Emmy for comedy series four years running. The only show to take it five straight years? "Frasier." Should "Family" win again, we might need therapy. An early look at this year's comedy races. COMEDY SERIES "Modern Family"(...
  • Hearst Hires Principato-Young's Corey Moss to Head Digital Studio Production

    Corey Moss, previously head of digital at Principato-Young Entertainment, has joined Hearst as SVP of production and development for Hearst Digital Studios. Moss, to remain based in Los Angeles, will be tasked with expanding Hearst Digital Studios'...
  • TWC's Dodgers channel dispute a case for a la carte pricing

    TWC's Dodgers channel dispute a case for a la carte pricing
    Time Warner Cable was patting itself on the back this week after saying it was willing to have a federal arbitrator step in to resolve its long-running dispute with other pay-TV companies over the cost of the new Dodgers channel. "We prefer to reach...
  • Inside the new iO,where Fey, Poehler got their start

    Inside the new iO,where Fey, Poehler got their start
    Thirty-two years ago Charna Halpern approached Del Close with an offer. He was already a renowned director in the world of comedy, and working at Second City. She had just launched the ImprovOlympic and wanted him to teach a class. "I heard about this...
  • 'South Park' All Past Seasons Moving to Hulu Under Exclusive Pact

    The "South Park" lads are heading on down to Hulu -- in a big way. The Hulu Plus subscription service will become the exclusive online-streaming home for all past seasons of the long-running Comedy Central show, following the season 18 premiere on the...
  • 'Apes' climbs high at box office. Fox plans TV-unit overhaul.

    'Apes' climbs high at box office. Fox plans TV-unit overhaul.
    After the coffee. Before getting over World Cup withdrawal. The Skinny: If the Justice Department wants to talk to me about the media landscape as it reviews the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal (see below) I am available -- if they will cover my airfare...
  • Hit hard rock band that sprouted from another, movie comedian to play Sands Bethlehem Event Center

    A chart-topping hard rock band that sprouted from the dissolution of another hit band will play Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced. So will an actor and stand-up comedian best known for his role on a TV parody of reality police shows and...
  • Will Jon Stewart get Hillary Rodham Clinton to talk White House run?

    Will Jon Stewart be able to find out if Hillary will or she won't? Comedy Central announced Monday that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will visit "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" on Tuesday night, her first appearance on the program...
  • TCA 2014: ABC's 'black-ish' joins the post-Huxtable generation

    TCA 2014: ABC's 'black-ish' joins the post-Huxtable generation
    One of ABC's new shows is a rarity -- a prime-time network comedy revolving solely around an African American family. "black-ish," arriving Sept. 24, features Anthony Anderson ("Law & Order"), Tracee Ellis Ross ("Girlfriends") and "special guest star"...
  • Shart Week drops on Comedy Central

    Shart Week drops on Comedy Central
    In a spoof of Shark Week, Comedy Central will deliver Shart Week. Yes, what a difference one letter can make. "It's gonna be a gas," Comedy Central announced Tuesday, describing it a "weeklong excrement extravaganza." The #ShartWeek programming starts...