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‘The Fosters,’ ‘Behind the Candelabra’ Among GLAAD Media Awards Winners

April 13, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The groundbreaking ABC family drama “The Fosters” and Emmy-winning HBO movie “Behind the Candelabra” were among the big winners this Saturday at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, which recognizes accurate representations of the LGBTQ community. Honorees for 12 of this year’s 29 media categories were feted at Los Angeles’ Beverly Hilton Hotel tonight. Iconic... Read more

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‘The Fosters,’ ‘Behind the Candelabra’ Among GLAAD Media Awards Winners

April 13, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The groundbreaking ABC family drama “The Fosters” and Emmy-winning HBO movie “Behind the Candelabra” were among the big winners this Saturday at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, which recognizes accurate representations of the LGBTQ community. Honorees for 12 of this year’s 29 media categories were feted at Los Angeles’ Beverly Hilton Hotel tonight. Iconic... Read more

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‘Sinister Six’ and ‘Venom’ Movies to Be Released Before ‘Amazing Spider-Man 4′

April 12, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A clear timeline is finally starting to materialize for the growing “Amazing Spider-Man” franchise. According to Den of Geek, the villain-centered spinoffs “Venom” and “Sinister Six” will be released before “The Amazing Spider-Man 4,” which had initially been slotted for May 7, 2018. “Before we know what we do with ‘Spider-Man 4,’ we’re going to... Read more

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MipTV: Chipotle And Piro Discuss The Making And Future Of ‘Farmed And Dangerous’

April 12, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

PARIS– MipTV turned the spotlight on U.S. food chain Chipotle, which fully-financed “Farmed and Dangerous,” the Hulu comedy show toplining Ray Wise as Buck Marshall, a cynical spin doctor navigating the industrial agriculture world. Chipotle earned MipTV’s Brand of the Year award for pushing the envelop with “Farmed,” a smartly-written and well-polished half-hour show which... Read more

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‘Mad Men’ Preview: Buckle Up For 7 ‘Dense’ Episodes, Says Matthew Weiner

April 12, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Get ready and don’t blink — the “Mad Men” mini season that begins on Sunday is tightly packed with momentous developments for the core Sterling Cooper gang. “The episodes are dense,” creator/exec producer Matthew Weiner says of season 7-A. Because the show’s finale is divided over two years, and the first batch of seven episodes... Read more

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Michael Keaton’s ‘Birdman’ Set for Oct. 17 U.S. Release

April 12, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Fox Searchlight has set Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s “Birdman,” starring Michael Keaton, for an awards-season release date of Oct. 17 in the U.S. Keaton stars as a famous actor struggling to mount a Broadway play. Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan (pictured above with Keaton), Emma Stone and Naomi Watts also star. Inarritu wrote... Read more

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‘Big Bang Theory,’ ‘Scandal’ Top Thursday; ‘Surviving Jack’ Steady for Fox

April 11, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

CBS’ “The Big Bang Theory” and ABC’s “Scandal” remained the hottest shows on Thursday this week, ranking as the top draws among young adults as the nets tied for the demo lead. ABC helped its cause by airing a special “Shark Tank” leading off the night. According to preliminary national estimates from Nielsen, “The Big... Read more

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Stephen Colbert Tips Hat To David Letterman: ‘Huge Shoes To Fill, And Some Really Big Pants’

April 11, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Stephen Colbert took a few seconds during the Thursday-night edition of his “Colbert Report” to pay tribute to David Letterman – but did not break character talk about his own feelings about being the latenight veteran’s successor. “I know we’ve got a big show to do tonight, but one thing before we get started. There... Read more

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CNN Bumps Up Original Programming

April 10, 2014  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Instead of focusing on the traditional newscast,

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‘Dumb and Dumber’ Producers Claim Red Granite Used ‘Ill-Gotten Gains’ to Finance Sequel

April 10, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Producers Steve Stabler and Brad Krevoy, who last year sued Red Granite Pictures for being frozen out of the sequel to “Dumb and Dumber,” have added a new claim to their complaint: violation of racketeering laws. But Red Granite contends that the latest twist in the litigation is “false, malicious and baseless,” with no facts... Read more

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