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  • Sun Valley: Cable Consolidation, Murdoch and Digital Disruption Among Big Themes

    Media and technology moguls are jetting to Sun Valley, Idaho this week for mountainside pressing of the flesh and potentially some deal-making. The exclusive confab, sponsored by investment bank Allen & Co., gets started Tuesday behind closed doors,...
  • Robert Redford to Play Dan Rather in CBS Scandal Movie 'Truth'

    Robert Redford has come on board to play Dan Rather and Cate Blanchett will portray producer Mary Mapes in political drama "Truth." James Vanderbilt, who wrote Zodiac" and both "The Amazing Spider-Man" scripts, will make his directorial debut along...
  • Despite Headwinds, Disney Expects Volume Gains In Kids' Ad-Sales Market

    Disney thinks it has made a few steps forward in its effort to lure ad dollars to its kids' programs, despite a difficult market. The so-called "kids' upfront," the market in which Viacom's Nickelodeon, Time Warner's Cartoon Network and other youth-...
  • MMA Coming To Mohegan Sun

    In the 1990s, America considered mixed martial arts a savage, low-rent bastard of a combat sport — a kind of competition barely a tier above bar fighting. But with the rise of the UFC, most of MMA's edges have been smoothed over, and there's a whole...
  • 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...