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  • Los Angeles Times and EPIX Create Original Five-Part TV Series "Hollywood Sessions" to Premiere December 8th at 8pm ET/PT

       Award Season Contenders Including Jennifer Aniston, Emily Blunt, Steve Carell, Jessica Chastain, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Keaton, Eddie Redmayne, Emma Stone, Christoph Waltz and Shailene Woodley in Conversation with Times...
  • Epix and L.A. Times team up on 'Hollywood Sessions' interview series

    Epix and L.A. Times team up on 'Hollywood Sessions' interview series
    Premium movie channel Epix and the Los Angeles Times have teamed up to co-produce a new series featuring interviews with award-contending film actors and directors. The five-part series, called "Hollywood Sessions," debuts on Epix at 8 p.m. Dec. 8....
  • Old media meets new media, and they like each other

    Old media meets new media, and they like each other
    It started out as a titanic clash between old and new media — and sort of petered out. Earlier this year, Google Inc. and Viacom settled what had been billed as a landmark lawsuit over alleged copyright violations at YouTube, which Google acquired...
  • Sesame Workshop retains Brown Johnson as consultant

    Brown Johnson, an influential former Nickelodeon programming executive, is working as a consultant with Sesame Workshop. Johnson is the second prominent Nickelodeon executive to join Sesame Street, the television home for Elmo, Big Bird, Oscar and other...
  • Yahoo's Tumblr Enhances Video Player, But It's Still No YouTube Killer

    Tumblr, the micro-blogging site Yahoo acquired last year for $1.1 billion, has rolled out new features to make itself a better home for video. But despite speculation that it's aiming to become a rival to Google's YouTube, Tumblr still has a long way to...
  • Hulu Renews Viacom Deal, Expanding Selection of Nickelodeon Shows

    Hulu has renewed its distribution deal with Viacom, under which the Internet TV service will expand its kids' lineup with additional shows from Nickelodeon including Spanish-language versions of "SpongeBob SquarePants" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."...
  • Universal, CW and Hulu Buy Into Yahoo's Tumblr Autoplay Video Ads

    Entertainment companies have yet another social-marketing tool to play with: Yahoo's Tumblr micro-blogging site has launched autoplay video ads, with initial advertisers including Universal, CW and Hulu. The video ads on Tumblr will show up in users'...
  • Hulu extends streaming deal with Viacom, expands library

    Hulu extends streaming deal with Viacom, expands library
    More Viacom shows will get the streaming treatment on Hulu. The streaming service announced Tuesday that it has renewed its distribution deal with the media company that allows it to replenish and expand its library of content from Viacom's portfolio of...
  • U.K.'s Channel 5 to Air MTV EMA Awards Show

    LONDON -- U.K. free-TV network Channel 5 is to air music awards show the MTV EMA for the first time this year as the music channel's parent Viacom amps up the synergies following last month's takeover of Channel 5. Last year's awards, which took place in...
  • Rich Ross named president of Discovery Channel

    Rich Ross named president of Discovery Channel
    Discovery Communications has tapped veteran programming executive Rich Ross to run its flagship network. Ross will step into his new position as president of Discovery Channel in January. For nearly two years, he has served as chief executive of Shine...
  • Hulu Picks Up Jason Reitman 'Casual' Comedy Series in Lionsgate TV Pact

    Hulu announced a 10-episode straight-to-series order for "Casual," a half-hour comedy series from Lionsgate Television to be exec produced by director Jason Reitman. "Casual," will debut sometime on Hulu in 2015. Reitman ("Up in the Air," "Juno") is...