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  • Moviefone Picks New 'Mr. Moviefone' as Voice and Face of Brand

    Moviefone, as part of an overhaul to its 25-year-old brand, has a new spokesman: Kevin Thompson, a TV host who's been named the new "Mr. Moviefone." Thompson, former warm-up man for "The Wendy Williams Show" and current host of BET's "Claim to Fame" game...
  • Machinima Launches 'Heroes Rise' Tagline, Adds Tools for Talent Network

    Digital network Machinima has adopted a new tagline -- "Heroes Rise" -- and logo to drive home its focus on fanboy and gamer culture, and has rolled out new programs designed to cater to its network of 12,000 creators. The "Heroes Rise" slogan is part of...
  • Sony unveils web-based TV service PlayStation Vue

    Sony unveils web-based TV service PlayStation Vue
    Sony Network Entertainment International LLC, a unit of Sony Corp of America, unveiled a new cloud-based TV service, PlayStation Vue, expected to be commercially launched during the first quarter of 2015. The web-based television service allows users...
  • TV Land pulls 'Cosby Show' reruns amid rape allegations

    TV Land pulls 'Cosby Show' reruns amid rape allegations
    NBC said on Wednesday it has canceled an upcoming project with veteran comedian Bill Cosby, his second show to be pulled after accusations that he sexually assaulted women resurfaced in recent weeks. The move by NBC comes a day after online streaming...
  • Viacom signs 12-year lease at Columbia Square in Hollywood

    Viacom signs 12-year lease at Columbia Square in Hollywood
    The campus that was once the legendary Hollywood headquarters for CBS will become home to a new generation of popular broadcasters. Cable television networks MTV, Comedy Central, BET and Spike TV will consolidate in a new building at Columbia Square,...
  • 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...
  • AOL Hires Viacom's Dermot McCormack as Head of Video, as Ran Harnevo Exits (Exclusive)

    AOL has tapped Viacom exec Dermot McCormack as president of its video division, replacing Ran Harnevo, who is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. Harnevo has been with AOL since its September 2010 acquisition of 5min Media, the web-video...
  • AfterEllen.com acquired by Evolve Media from Viacom

    AfterEllen.com acquired by Evolve Media from Viacom
    Though videos and mobile apps are driving advertising revenue growth, not everyone’s ready to give up on websites. Evolve Media, a Los Angeles company that owns and operates about 45 "enthusiast" websites, announced Tuesday the purchase of...
  • Sesame Workshop retains Brown Johnson as consultant

    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...