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  • Paramount Television names production, development heads

    Paramount Television names production, development heads
    Viacom Inc.'s Paramount Television studio has named the executive team that will help the company stage its return to the TV production business.  The company on Wednesday appointed Jason Fisher, formerly of cable network AMC, as head of production. ...
  • Yahoo Hires Vulture's Josh Wolk as Entertainment Editor

    Yahoo has recruited Josh Wolk, entertainment editor for New York magazine's Vulture.com website, to head up showbiz coverage as exec editor. Wolk replaces Scott Robson, who ankled as Yahoo's editor-in-chief of entertainment earlier this month after...
  • NBCUniversal Shuts Down DailyCandy, Television Without Pity Websites

    NBCUniversal is pulling the plug on two websites -- femme-focused DailyCandy and snark-fueled Television Without Pity -- after the media company evidently failed to find buyers for the properties. The shutdowns, first reported by Re/code, affect 64...
  • Why a Loss for Aereo Wouldn't Threaten Cloud Services

    Aereo, which will fight for its life before the Supreme Court next month, has issued dire warnings that if its TV-streaming service is ruled illegal, it would spell the doom of "cloud-based" services like Dropbox or Google Drive. "If the broadcasters...
  • Top Hollywood Players Attempt Executive Reinvention

    Richard Zanuck, the former second-generation production chief of Twentieth Century-Fox, once explained to me his survival strategy for his later years as an independent producer. "When a studio development executive calls me in to give me his notes, I...
  • Murdoch keeps it all in the family. Cable wants more ad dollars.

    Murdoch keeps it all in the family. Cable wants more ad dollars.
    After the coffee. Before changing my last name to Murdoch. The Skinny: Ever spend too much time online and your eyes hurt? That's how I felt yesterday. I hate Internet hangovers. Today's roundup includes more coverage of the drama at Rupert Murdoch's...
  • "Captain America" logra recaudación histórica tras estreno en EEUU y Canadá

    LOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", la secuela del filme de Marvel del 2011 sobre el superhéroe del traje rojo, blanco y azul, obtuvo 96,2 millones de dólares en ventas de entradas el fin de semana y fijó un ré...
  • MIP TV: FremantleMedia Takes International Format Rights to 'Punk'd'

    CANNES -- FremantleMedia has inked a format acquisition deal with Katalyst Network, co-founded by Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg, and MTV for the international rights (excluding North America) to the hidden-camera reality show "Punk'd."...
  • Why John Malone's Liberty Is Virtually Closing the Book on Barnes & Noble

    Liberty Media said it will sell about 90% of its stake in Barnes & Noble, a blow to the bookseller that was once an acquisition target by John Malone's conglomerate. The major reduction in Liberty's B&N ownership, announced Thursday, comes as Liberty...
  • Tom Hardy, Ridley Scott Team on Steven Knight's 'Taboo'

    LONDON -- Thesp Tom Hardy has partnered up with executive producer Ridley Scott for "Taboo," an eight-part miniseries created by Steven Knight ("Dirty Pretty Things," "Locke," "Eastern Promises"). Scott's Scott Free London and Hardy's Hardy Son &...
  • Toni Braxton to Star as Darlene Love in OWN Biopic

    Toni Braxton will star as singer Darlene Love in OWN's biopic of the famed pop vocalist. In a series of announcements set for the cabler's upfront presentation Thursday, OWN has also set Octavia Spencer to topline a miniseries revolving around a...