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  • 'Watch Dogs' makes Chicago a digitized surveillance state

    'Watch Dogs' makes Chicago a digitized surveillance state
    Books become TV series. Amusement park rides become movies. Pop songs become Broadway musicals. But how do you adapt a city into a video game? How do you digitize the essence of a major American metropolis within the framework of a playable experience?...
  • Hollywood protests Beverly Hills Hotel. Jimmy Kimmel renews deal.

    Hollywood protests Beverly Hills Hotel. Jimmy Kimmel renews deal.
    After the coffee. Before seeing how "24" did in the ratings. The Skinny: Our website has a brand new look, so be sure and take it all in and spread the good word. Today's roundup includes a look at Dawn Hudson's tenure as CEO of the Academy of Motion...
  • Taking television show vows

    Taking television show vows
    We are legion! TV fanatics who, after a day mired in social media viral videos and flotsam that calls itself entertainment, opt for shows with character. We're the masses rejecting HBO's "Game of Thrones." Yes, we consider action and story progression...
  • Netflix to Focus on Adding Higher-Rated and Exclusive Titles, CFO Says

    Netflix CFO David Wells said the No. 1 streaming service will expand the breadth of its programming over the next few quarters, through original series and with more emphasis on licensing exclusive and "four- and five-star content." "Our intent is to...
  • Six people shot, three fatally, in city over holiday weekend

    Six people shot, three fatally, in city over holiday weekend
    The four shots, which came in the early hours of Memorial Day, sounded as if they had been fired from some distance by a small-caliber gun. Bernice Latou's dogs scampered in from the backyard of her Southwest Baltimore home, and she wondered whether...
  • Edward Snowden's exile TV pick? 'The Wire'

    National Security Agency document leaker Edward Snowden sat down for a lengthy exclusive interview with NBC News' Brian Williams this month, and while the interview touched on all the hefty issues any discussion with someone like Snowden should touch on,...
  • Female Directors Dominate French Film Showcase

    French women filmmakers may be under-represented in the competition lineup of Cannes Film Festival, but they're surely gaining ground in recent years, accessing high-profile casts and delivering singular, often emotional films that spark international...
  • Aereo tries to make case to Supreme Court. HBO sells to Amazon

    Aereo tries to make case to Supreme Court. HBO sells to Amazon
    After the coffee. Before analyzing the Redskins' 2014 schedule. The Skinny: Sorry we are a little late today. Had to jump on the HBO/Amazon story and make sure that was in our roundup. Other stories include recaps of Aereo's big day at the Supreme Court...
  • President Obama says real D.C. less exciting than 'Scandal'

    President Obama says real D.C. less exciting than 'Scandal'
    President Obama appeared via remote satellite link on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show on Thursday to promote signing up for Obamacare, and among the many light topics DeGeneres hit on were the president's TV viewing habits. The commander in chief is a...
  • Broadcasting the big strides in TV diversity

    Broadcasting the big strides in TV diversity
    When Fox's "Sleepy Hollow" became a hit this season, critics and viewers were so bowled over by its crazy-great premise — Ichabod Crane as a colonial war hero! Back to fight the Four Horseman of the Apocalypse! — that another revolutionary...
  • A little time with Littlefinger

    A little time with Littlefinger
    Irish actor Aidan Gillen plays Petyr Baelish, a sometimes villainous schemer nicknamed Littlefinger, on HBO's "Game of Thrones." Once humiliated in a duel with Lord Brandon Stark for the hand of Lady Catelyn Tully, Baelish now seeks out Catelyn's naive...