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  • Jon Avnet and WIGS Partners Launch Digital Studio Backed by ITV, WPP

    The trio of filmmakers who launched digital studio WIGS -- "Black Swan" exec producer Jon Avnet together with his son Jake Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia -- have formed a new venture: Indigenous Media, backed by British broadcaster ITV and global advertising...
  • Emmys 2014: 'Breaking Bad' wins drama series award

    Emmys 2014: 'Breaking Bad' wins drama series award
    “Breaking Bad” went out with a bang Monday night, winning a second straight Emmy for drama series for its highly acclaimed final season.  The AMC series had its finale on AMC back in September, when a record 10.3-million viewers tuned in...
  • 'The Guest' filmmakers Adam Wingard, Simon Barrett going beyond horror

    'The Guest' filmmakers Adam Wingard, Simon Barrett going beyond horror
    A handsome, polite young man arrives at the door of a modest, middle-class family in New Mexico saying he served in the military with their recently deceased son. They invite him in. Wouldn't anyone? In "The Guest," such a seemingly innocuous setup sets...
  • Dan Stevens gives 'The Guest' its psychotic, thrilling charm

    A Venn diagram of "Downton Abbey" watchers and lovers of '80s-era exploitation cinema might not show a big overlap, yet one of the many pleasures of director Adam Wingard's tough, fun thriller "The Guest" is seeing Matthew Crawley — er, British...
  • U.K. Broadcaster ITV Invests in Believe Entertainment

    Believe Entertainment, which produces digital series like the animated "The LeBrons" and Jay Mohr's game show "Money Where Your Mouth Is," has secured financing from U.K. television broadcaster and producer ITV. Specific financial terms of the deal...
  • George Clooney to appear in 'Downton Abbey' sketch

    George Clooney to appear in 'Downton Abbey' sketch
    Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney will be gracing the halls of Downton Abbey on television later this year. But before you get too excited about what this news could mean -- will Clooney don his tux and roll around in a pigsty with Lady Mary? Or...
  • After 'Downton Abbey' tux, Dan Stevens tries on modern American roles

    After 'Downton Abbey' tux, Dan Stevens tries on modern American roles
    It's been almost two years since Dan Stevens' beloved "Downton Abbey" character, Matthew Crawley, met with an untimely end, and some die-hard fans of the PBS costume drama still may not quite be over it. But for the 31-year-old British actor, Crawley's...
  • TV Review: 'Robin Williams Remembered - A Pioneers of Television Special'

    PBS isn't always particularly nimble, which makes its speed in throwing together "Robin Williams Remembered - A Pioneers of Television Special" something of an occasion. Not surprisingly, the resulting hour is warm and heartfelt, drawing extensively on an...
  • Extraordinary Life: Salisbury Man 'A Missionary Of Tea'

    Extraordinary Life: Salisbury Man 'A Missionary Of Tea'
    John Harney was a former innkeeper whose efforts to introduce quality specialty teas to a coffee-drinking public were highly successful. The founder of Harney & Sons Ltd., he was an ambassador for loose-leaf tea, which he introduced personally, one...
  • Why the poor have to use the 'poor door'

    Why the poor have to use the 'poor door'
    Everybody's mad about the "poor door." This is the name critics have bestowed upon the separate entrance for the affordable-housing units at a planned new luxury building on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Those who pay market rates would have access to...
  • WWI, the not so great war

    NEWBURY, England -- World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years. While the match igniting the "war to end all wars" was lit by the assassination of Austria's Archduke Ferdinand on June 28,...