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  • A Minute With: Laverne Cox on 'Orange' and transgender activism

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As sassy stylist Sophia Burset on Netflix's women's prison drama "Orange Is the New Black," actress Laverne Cox has marked a milestone in the portrayal of transgender characters and was the first transgender actress to land an...
  • HBO to Launch Stand-Alone Over-the-Top Service in U.S. Next Year

    In a bold surprise, HBO said it will launch a stand-alone over-the-top service in the U.S. next year, HBO chief Richard Plepler confirmed Wednesday. "This will be transformative for our company," Plepler said during his presentation at Time Warner's...
  • Chris McCarthy Adds Oversight of Viacom's Logo TV to His MTV2 Duties

    Chris McCarthy, the MTV Networks executive who supervises MTV2 and mtvU, is getting more responsibility. He will now oversee all creative and business functions for sister cable network Logo TV. He is already an executive vice president of MTV and...
  • MTV names Chris McCarthy general manager of Logo TV

    MTV names Chris McCarthy general manager of Logo TV
    Chris McCarthy has been named general manager of Logo TV, the Viacom television channel that aims to serve the LGBT community. Since late last year, McCarthy has helped MTV President Stephen Friedman manage Logo on an interim basis. Now McCarthy will be...
  • Mipcom Briefs: U.K.'s Channel 5 Grabs 'NCIS,' 'CSI' Trio; Fremantle Sets Arab 'X Factor'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - CBS Studios Intl. has set a deal to export "NCIS: New Orleans" and "CSI: Cyber" to the U.K.'s Channel 5, now owed by the Eye's corporate cousin, Viacom. Deal unveiled Tuesday at the Mipcom international TV sales market in...
  • Mipcom: Simon Cowell Vows to Bring 'X Factor' Back to the U.S.

    CANNES- Mipcom's Personality of the Year Simon Cowell delivered a colorful and upbeat keynote at the Cannes confab's jam-packed auditorium. Interviewed by his pal Piers Morgan, Cowell, who was dressed with his trademark white shirt, confirmed he...
  • Should HBO Open A News Division?

    A traditionalist would tell you John Oliver ought not be mentioned in the same breath as Scott Pelley, David Muir, or Brian Williams. In just a few years, however, traditionalists won't be the people consuming the bulk of TV news. Oliver is the HBO...
  • Mipcom: James Murdoch Takes a Shot at Windows

    CANNES -- James Murdoch, co-chief operating officer at 21st Century Fox, took a shot at release windows during his keynote interview at TV market Mipcom on Monday. "We have these windows that are set up. They were set up in order to make more available...
  • Mipcom Briefs: Viacom Pacts with Amazon Prime U.K.; Shine Goes to 'School' in China

    Viacom has cut a multi-year pact with Amazon Prime in the U.K. for rights to "Awkward," "Kung Fu Panda" and four other shows from MTV and Nickelodeon. Deal gives Amazon Prime exclusive U.K. access to the shows, which include "Legend of Awesomeness,"...
  • Kevin Nealon Remembers Jan Hooks at AOL Webseries Premiere Party

    The stars of AOL's webseries casually strolled the red carpet in the open interior courtyard of the Palihouse Thursday evening. AOL celebrated the season premieres of five web shows, including "Laugh Lessons with Kevin Nealon," "True Trans with Laura...
  • Showbiz Stocks Hit As Dow Plunges Over 300 Points

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank more than 300 points on Thursday while the NASDAQ gave up 90 points as two weeks of seesaw activity in the major indices drove investor anxiety. The Dow's 334-point drop on Thursday came on the heels of a 272-point...