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  • 'X-Men' cleans up. Tennis Channel goes over the top.

    'X-Men' cleans up. Tennis Channel goes over the top.
    After the coffee. Before getting back into work mode. The Skinny: I know its sacrilege to ever have a bad thought about "Mad Men" so I'll only say I'm glad "The Sopranos" never did a song-and-dance number with Tony. Today's roundup includes the Memorial...
  • YouTube's Fine Bros. Promo for AMC's 'Halt and Catch Fire' Goes Viral (VIDEO)

    AMC Networks contracted with YouTube comedy stars Fine Bros. to produce a video promoting the cabler's original series "Halt and Catch Fire" -- and in less than 48 hours, the clip has racked up more than 4.5 million views. The AMC series, a fictionalized...
  • Nintendo Plans to Give YouTube Users Cut of Ad Revenue from Videos Featuring Its Games

    Videogame company Nintendo said it's getting ready to launch a program for YouTube creators under which fans that use its copyrighted material in their videos will be eligible to receive a share of advertising revenue from that content in some...
  • Media execs among highest-paid CEOs. Exhibitor stocks rise.

    Media execs among highest-paid CEOs. Exhibitor stocks rise.
    After the coffee. Before getting to the bottom of something somewhere. The Skinny: I've gotten very aggressive as of late in getting my name off spam emailing lists. It is definitely worth the effort. Now the next step is reducing the number of...
  • Apple buys Beats Electronics, Hulu eyes 'Community'

    Apple buys Beats Electronics, Hulu eyes 'Community'
    After the coffee. Before figuring out how to make May last longer. The Skinny: I caught most of the Don Rickles roast/tribute on Spike on Wednesday night. It was pretty entertaining, although I'm not really sure what having newscaster Brian Williams...
  • Viacom and Joyful Heart Foundation Partner For 'No More' Domestic Violence PSAs

    Viacom has partnered with Mariska Hargitay's Joyful Heart Foundation for a new series of PSAs aimed to raise awareness for the NO MORE movement to end domestic violence and sexual assault. The "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit" actress directed the...
  • Lionsgate Earnings, Revenues Below Analyst Estimates

    Lionsgate has reported earnings of $49.2 million, or 35 cents a share, for its fourth quarter ended March 31, and an 8% decline in revenues. The figures, reported after the market closed, came in below consensus estimates. Shares of Lionsgate slid 6.6%,...
  • Amazon Staggers Rollout of First 3 Original Kids' Shows: 'Tumble Leaf,' 'Creative Galaxy' and 'Annedroids'

    Amazon will launch its first three original TV shows for children this summer but will offer just the first six episodes of each, with additional installments slated to debut later in 2014. The Amazon Studios kids' originals are two preschool-targeted...
  • Offbeat Bill Murray Comedy 'Rock the Kasbah' Seeks Love From Cannes

    Is the world ready for a comedy about Kabul? Will audiences empathize with a broke Bill Murray bar-hopping amid the wartime chaos of Afghanistan? Certainly "Rock the Kasbah," being shopped at Cannes this week (it starts shooting June 2), contrasts...
  • 'Transformers' to Smash Box Office Record in China, Viacom Chief Predicts

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" will take China by storm, Viacom president and CEO Philippe Dauman predicted Thursday at the MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit. "It's going to be huge and will probably set a box office record in China," the...
  • On Cusp of 40, 'Austin City Limits' Mixes Jeff Bridges, Sheryl Crow With Video-Streaming Experiments

    "Austin City Limits" is humming an interesting tune: The PBS musical staple is about to celebrate its 40th anniversary with a landmark two-hour TV special. Yet its top producer sees a day when digital transmission of video and audio plays a...