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  • PBS Launching 4 New Digital Original Series

    PBS is expanding its digital-video footprint, announcing four new series bowing on YouTube and other platforms that will join its current lineup of 30-plus original shows. Two of the new shows are launching today on the PBS Digital Studios' YouTube...
  • Vevo Unveils 7 New Series and Live Concert Event, Expands Twitter Pact

    Digital music-video powerhouse Vevo is doubling down on original programming -- adding seven new shows and a live concert event to its lineup -- and launched a new ad program with Twitter aimed at driving music-video views past the 100-million mark....
  • Jimmy Kimmel Given Two-Year Contract Extension at ABC

    ABC has extended latenight host Jimmy Kimmel's contract for two more years, locking him up at the network through January 2017. The "Jimmy Kimmel Live" star is in his 11th season as headliner of ABC's latenight lineup. The vote of confidence in Kimmel...
  • Bob Iger Explains Why Disney Bought Maker Studios

    During its first earnings call with Wall Street analysts since buying Maker Studios for at least $500 million in March, the Walt Disney Co. shed a little more light on what it plans to do with the multichannel YouTube network on Tuesday. In addition to...
  • Maker Studios Launches Maker.tv, Tees Up Original Series from Morgan Spurlock and YouTube Stars

    Maker Studios, the digital media company that Disney is buying for up to $950 million, unveiled a slate of original programming and took the wraps off Maker.tv -- a consumer destination for monetizing video off YouTube. At its first Digital Content...
  • Film Review: 'Harmontown'

    Much better known than most sitcom writers, partly for the wrong reasons -- notably his frequent clashes with co-workers and resultant firings -- Dan Harmon has a die-hard fanbase from NBC's "Community," which at one point was saved from the ax by a...
  • NBC Cancels 'Community' After Five Seasons

    NBC has closed the book on "Community," canceling the Sony Pictures TV comedy after five seasons of underwhelming ratings, even with the rabid fan base the show has fostered via social media. Sony TV is likely to shop the series to other outlets. The...
  • Larry Wilmore to replace Stephen Colbert with 'The Minority Report'

    Larry Wilmore to replace Stephen Colbert with 'The Minority Report'
    Comedian Larry Wilmore will succeed Stephen Colbert in the 11:30 p.m. slot on Comedy Central, hosting a show called “The Minority Report” beginning in January, the network announced Friday. Wilmore is already familiar to Comedy Central...
  • 'Daily Show's' Larry Wilmore to Replace Stephen Colbert

    "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart's" Larry Wilmore has been tapped to host "The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore," a new Comedy Central show to air in the 11:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday timeslot currently occupied by soon-to-be "Late Show" host Stephen...
  • Larry Wilmore Replacing Stephen Colbert: Hollywood Reacts

    When Comedy Central announced that comedian Larry Wilmore would replace Stephen Colbert in the post-"Daily Show" timeslot, many were quick to praise the cabler's choice -- especially in the TV sphere. Lizz Winstead, co-creator of "The Daily Show,"...
  • 'Neighbors' squashes 'Spider-Man.' NBC unveils fall schedule.

    'Neighbors' squashes 'Spider-Man.' NBC unveils fall schedule.
    After the coffee. Before the NBC and Fox upfronts. The Skinny: As usual, I come to New York and the forecast is for lots of rain. But Sunday was gorgeous and I had a great eight-mile run, and I'm hoping to catch a Yankees game as well. First priority,...