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  • Rory McIlroy charges to a three-shot lead with a 63 at the Memorial

    Rory McIlroy charges to a three-shot lead with a 63 at the Memorial
    One week after finally getting a big win, Rory McIlroy showed Thursday that he might be ready for another in the Memorial in Dublin, Ohio. McIlroy had two eagles on the back nine at Muirfield Village and opened with a nine-under-par 63 despite making...
  • Swedish Film Institute Backs 'Flocking,' 'False Witness'

    Swedish helmer Beata Gardeler, who earned a Guldbagge award nomination and the Novella Film nod at Goteborg Intl. film festival for her debut "In Your Veins," is on board to direct her sophomore feature, "Flocking." The drama, which is one of the...
  • NBC Summer Slate Robust in Original Scripted Series

    Six original scripted series, as well as a new original alternative series, will join NBC's summer line-up, the network announced Wednesday. The slate is heavy on comedies, with the Amy Poehler-produced "Welcome to Sweden," which is based on her...
  • CANNES: European Film Promotion Unveils 24 Participants

    LONDON -- Twenty-four up-and-coming European producers have been selected to take part in European Film Promotion's networking platform Producers on the Move at the Cannes Film Festival. The event, which runs May 17-19, aims to help the producers work...
  • Gunmen refuse to release European observers seized in eastern Ukraine

    Gunmen refuse to release European observers seized in eastern Ukraine
    SLOVYANSK, Ukraine -- Pro-Russia gunmen refused Saturday to release a group of European observers and accompanying Ukrainian army officers seized a day earlier in this eastern Ukrainian town, the epicenter of the pro-Moscow rebellion. “These...
  • Nominees for the Banff World Media Festival Rockie Awards Announced

    Nominees for the 35th annual Banff World Media Festival Rockie Awards were announced today, honoring excellence in television and media content from around the globe. Nominees in the Serial Drama category, which is currently a shortlist of 25 entries,...
  • 'Crash' Co-writer Bobby Moresco Kicks Off Production on Scandi Crime Show '100 Code'

    LONDON -- Scandi crime series "100 Code," which was created by Bobby Moresco ("Crash," "Million Dollar Baby"), kicked off production Monday. Red Arrow Intl. is distributing. Moresco, who won an Oscar with Paul Haggis for penning "Crash," will direct...
  • On the Town: GCC students check out Festival of Books; "The Art of the Scarf" event

    On the Town: GCC students check out Festival of Books; "The Art of the Scarf" event
    On a recent sunny weekend on the USC campus, more than 100,000 bookies gathered to read, attend author seminars, panels and lunch from ubiquitous food trucks. The Los Angeles Times 19th annual Festival of Books also featured author readings and...
  • Mip TV BRIEFS: Sweden's TV4 Orders Up Second Season of 'Welcome to Sweden'

    Sweden's top commercial broadcaster TV4 has odered a second 10-episode season of Amy and Greg Poehler's "Welcome to Sweden" which will bow on NBC in the U.S. on July 10 at 9 p.m. Produced by Entertainment One and based on Greg Poehler's true life story,...
  • Looking Out: Same-sex couple files marriage lawsuit in Puerto Rico

    Looking Out: Same-sex couple files marriage lawsuit in Puerto Rico
    A lesbian couple married in Massachusetts filed a lawsuit this week looking for recognition of their marriage in Puerto Rico. Ada Conde and Ivonne Alvarez married in Massachusetts in 2004. Because Puerto Rico signed a law in 1999 that defined marriage...
  • Mip TV Q&A: Caroline Torrance, Head of International Scripted at Zodiak Media

    CANNES- Variety caught up with Caroline Torrance, who took the reins of Zodiak Media's international scripted in October. Torrance joined Zodiak from BBC Worldwide where she headed scripted, content and production of such high profile shows as "Da Vinci's...