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  • TV Land Cancels Kirstie Alley Comedy

    Kirstie Alley's return to sitcom work was short-lived. TV Land has axed "Kirstie" after one season. "Kirstie" starred Alley as a Broadway star who reunites with the son she gave up for adoption years ago. The series reunited Alley with her former...
  • Jim Gaffigan Comedy Nabs Series Order from TV Land

    Jim Gaffigan's domestic comedy "The Gaffigan Show" has landed a series order at TV Land. The show, which has a 10-episode order for a 2015 premiere, revolves around Gaffigan's life as a standup comic and father who struggles with an insatiable appetite....
  • 'Pitch Perfect' Producers Enroll in College Digital Comedy 'Resident Advisors'

    Paramount Digital Entertainment announced comedy series "Resident Advisors," set in the sex-and-drugs world of college dorm life, exec produced by Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman (producers of "Pitch Perfect"). Series will star Ryan Hansen ("Two...
  • 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...
  • Judy McGrath Joins Amazon's Board

    Judy McGrath, former CEO of MTV Networks, has been elected to Amazon.com's board of directors effective Oct. 1, the company said. McGrath also was appointed to the Amazon board's leadership development and compensation committee, according to an SEC...
  • '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' go wild at box office with $73 million debut

    "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," a sequel about highly intelligent apes that battle with humans for dominance, has knocked the giant "Transformers" robots out of the top spot on U.S. and Canadian movie charts. The 3D "Apes" movie collected $73...
  • Epix Scales Another Distribution Hurdle in Carriage Pact with AT&T's U-verse

    Epix has scaled another distribution hurdle, signing a deal with AT&T's U-verse service that will add 5.7 million households to its subscriber base. The pact covers four channels and extends the availability of Epix's broadband offerings into U-verse...
  • Why Wall Street Will Scrutinize Walden, Newman As They Take Fox Control

    Installing new creative oversight at a major broadcast outlet is a move that typically raises the interest of Hollywood. Now that longtime production-studio vets Dana Walden and Gary Newman have been placed over the operations of TV's iconoclastic Fox...
  • Brian Grazer is Hustling to Keep Imagine Entertainment Relevant in Ever-Changing Hollywood

    It's odd to see Brian Grazer chillin'. But there he is -- the frenetic mega-producer -- lounging in his sprawling backyard in Santa Monica, Calif., overlooking the Riviera Country Club, munching on a breakfast of turkey bacon and eggs over easy, drinking...
  • Time Warner stock surges after rebuffed Fox offer

    Time Warner stock surges after rebuffed Fox offer
    Shares of Time Warner Inc. surged Wednesday after Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox said it had tried to buy the company in a deal valued at $80 billion. Time Warner's board rejected the overture, but the offer drove Time Warner stock up 16% to $82.53...