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  • Hallmark channels on a roll but not all shareholders celebrate

    Hallmark channels on a roll but not all shareholders celebrate
    The Hallmark Channel and its sister network Hallmark Movie Channel are doing so well they should get congratulation cards from their namesake. Ratings for both networks are up, ad revenue and cash flow is growing too, and the stock price of parent...
  • 'Think Like a Man Too' cleans up. Stephen King on 'Under the Dome.'

    'Think Like a Man Too' cleans up. Stephen King on 'Under the Dome.'
    After the coffee. Before seeing how "Rising Star" did in the ratings. The Skinny: I checked out ABC's new talent show "Rising Star" Sunday night. Other than the live-voting aspect (which isn't the case for those of us on the West Coast) it looks a...
  • Dora the Explorer is growing up and getting a spinoff series

    Dora the Explorer is growing up and getting a spinoff series
    Dora Marquez, as the pint-sized global superstar herself might say, has gotten muy grande. The beloved cartoon character first walked her tiny feet into the hearts of children 14 years ago with the premiere of "Dora the Explorer" as part of Nickelodeon'...
  • Defy Media Launches Expanded 'Prank It FWD' Campaign, In Vein of #IceBucketChallenge

    Digital studio Defy Media is hoping to do well by doing good. New York-based Defy is launching a wider "pranks for good" initiative, inviting users to nominate someone to be featured in an uplifting prank video to debut in mid-November, based on the...
  • Fredrik Bond to Direct 'Olympus Has Fallen' Sequel

    Fredrik Bond is in negotiations to direct the "Olympus Has Fallen" sequel, "London Has Fallen," for Focus Features and Millennium Films. Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart and Morgan Freeman are set to return with Christian Gudegast, Creighton Rothenberger and...
  • MTV Renews Coming-of-Age Drama 'Finding Carter'

    MTV has given a 12-episode second season order to "Finding Carter," its popular scripted teen drama about a girl who reunites with her birth family after learning she was abducted. The show is a ratings hit for 12 to 34 year olds, specifically with...
  • George Nicholaw dies at 86; longtime general manager of radio's KNX

    George Nicholaw dies at 86; longtime general manager of radio's KNX
    George Nicholaw, the longtime general manager of KNX-AM (1070) who oversaw its rise into an award-winning, all-news giant and delivered on-air editorials that made his voice familiar to millions of Southern California listeners, died Sunday in Los...
  • Comedy Central renews '@midnight' for second season

    Comedy Central renews '@midnight' for second season
    It looks like "@midnight," the late-night Internet-themed quiz show, has scored major points with Comedy Central, getting renewed for a second season that will air in 2015. The announcement, appropriately enough, came just after midnight (on the East...
  • TBS and MTV Acquire 'New Girl' Cable Syndication Rights

    TBS and MTV have acquired basic cable syndication rights for 20th Century Fox's "New Girl," which will make its cable debut in fall 2015. Under the five-year pact, TBS and MTV will air the series on weekdays. Netflix already has U.S. streaming rights for...
  • Dog the Bounty Hunter vows to hunt down MMA fighter War Machine

    This may be the most PR Dog the Bounty Hunter has gotten since his A&E show was canceled. Hurling himself in the middle of a celebrity domestic-abuse case, the reality TV star who goes by Dog -- real name: Duane Chapman -- has vowed to find War Machine,...
  • Box Office: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Battles 'Guardians' for Top Spot in Mid-$40 Millions

    Tornadoes and turtles and space cowboys careen into each other at the multiplexes this weekend as studios looking to wring the last juices out of a parched summer flood the box office with four new wide releases. The big question mark isn't which of...