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North America

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  • Hulu Pacts with BBC for 'Doctor Who,' 'Fawlty Towers' and Other Brit TV Fare

    Hulu is bulking up its subscription biz for Anglophiles, in a multiyear pact with BBC Worldwide North America that will add 2,000 episodes to Hulu Plus. The 144 BBC titles covered under the deal will give Hulu Plus one of the largest collections of...
  • Two prime ministers

    Following the hacking death of a British soldier by two alleged Islamic extremists, Prime Minister David Cameron said, "There is nothing in Islam that justifies this truly dreadful act." Winston Churchill thought otherwise, but he lived in a time...
  • REITs prove to be surprisingly reliable

    It may seem surprising that some forms of real estate have been among the most reliable of investments. Real estate investment trusts, known as REITs, invest in and own properties such as shopping centers, apartments, offices and industrial facilities....
  • Mobile platforms fuel spending growth in U.S. advertising

    Advertising spending in the U.S. and Canada is expected to grow 4% next year, according to newly released forecast by ad giant ZenithOptimedia. This year, spending is expected to inch up 3.4% in North America, slowing a bit after last year's infusion of...
  • Cris Abrego, Charlie Corwin Appointed Co-CEOs of Endemol North America

    Endemol North America has found fresh leadership from within its own stables, appointing Cris Abrego and Charlie Corwin co-chairmen and co-CEOs of the studio. News follows the December announcement that Endemol North America topper David Goldberg was...
  • New York Film Festival attracts the spotlight

    NEW YORK — For years, the New York Film Festival was a quaint afterthought on the fall festival circuit, good for locals to catch up on prestige titles but devoid of much Hollywood fizz. Not anymore. The Lincoln Center event has become an...
  • Trayvon- Zimmerman tragedy shows labels don't fit when it comes to race, ethnicity

    Trayvon- Zimmerman tragedy shows labels don't fit when it comes to race, ethnicity
    Whenever JoJo Ramos visits his "meemaw," he never forgets to ask for "bendición," a Spanish blessing, in his Appalachian-Florida dialect before crossing into the heart of her home in Belle Glade. He calls himself a "hillbilly" Puerto Rican in honor of...
  • Here's the buzz out West

    Here's the buzz out West
    Many Western ski resorts have had stronger-than-expected early snowstorms, meaning many will open soon. That's good news. And here's more from the Western slopes: Wyoming If you've never been to Jackson Hole, Wyo., maybe this is your year. Jackson...
  • Discovery premieres first independently produced landmark natural history series, “North America”

     
    “We called [North America] the most extreme continent, and we always talked about it being an extreme continent, and every single month there was something else to remind us of why that was true.” — Huw Cordey, North America series...
  • Fastest-growing consumer complaint: Towing

    Fastest-growing consumer complaint: Towing
    The fastest growing consumer complaints? In order: ¬†Towing disputes, landlord/tenant problems, abusive debt collection practices, telephone billing issues and unlicensed contractors. That’s according to an annual survey releaseed today by the...
  • Commentary: Jesus would demand justice for immigrants

    The nation is engaged in a conversation on immigration and, therefore, our congregations should be too. After all, this is not just an abstract philosophical topic — this cuts straight to the core of who we are as Americans and, ultimately, who we...