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Web TV Business Booms in Silicon Valley

By | Apr 16, 2014

As the cost of producing online TV shows declines, companies are investing more in original video to boost their brands, while Silicon Valley businesses launch a new wave of video services to compete for digital advertising and subscription dollars. According to reports, both Yahoo and Microsoft ...

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All 'View' co-hosts will salute Barbara Walters

Apr 16, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC's "The View" will gather all 11 past and present co-hosts to salute Barbara Walters as she retires from daily television.

The network said Wednesday the first-ever reunion will air live on the May 15 episode of "The View," the day before Walters says goodbye as series ...

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Miley Cyrus hospitalized, cancels Kansas City show

Apr 15, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Miley Cyrus is in the hospital and unable to perform her "Bangerz" concert in Kansas City, Mo., as planned.

A spokeswoman for the singer says the 21-year-old canceled her performance Tuesday after she was hospitalized for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.

Publicist ...

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Walker's brothers to help finish 'Fast & Furious'

Apr 15, 2014

By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Walker's brothers are stepping to help finish filming on "Fast & Furious 7," the film Walker was in the midst of making when he died in November.

Caleb Walker and Cody Walker have been enlisted to complete their brother's action scenes and "fill in ...

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CBS wins the week with basketball and hit series

Apr 15, 2014

By FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen ratings company says basketball and a slate of hit television series have handed CBS another winning week. It was CBS' sixth straight weekly win in prime-time viewers.

The network had 15 of the top 20 shows, led by the NCAA Men's ...

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Colbert to visit future home of CBS' 'Late Show'

Apr 15, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Colbert will be paying a visit to CBS' "Late Show," his future home.

The network said Tuesday that Colbert will be a guest on "Late Show with David Letterman" on April 22.

Last week, the network announced that the host of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" will ...

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Lindsay Lohan's mom pleads guilty to DWI in NY

Apr 15, 2014

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Actress Lindsay Lohan's mother has pleaded guilty in New York to a misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated.

Newsday (http://bit.ly/Qacqop ) reports Dina Lohan also pleaded guilty to speeding during her court appearance Tuesday on Long Island.

The Nassau County ...

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Dance show 'Soul Train' may boogie onto Broadway

Apr 15, 2014

By MARK KENNEDY, AP Drama Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — The groundbreaking song-and-dance show "Soul Train" is chugging toward Broadway.

Stage and film producer Matthew Weaver, who helped create "Rock of Ages," has acquired the theatrical stage rights to the TV show and said Tuesday he's hoping to repeat ...

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Editor of Sittenfeld, Senior getting own imprint

Apr 15, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Lee Boudreaux, a top literary editor who has worked with Curtis Sittenfeld, Ben Fountain and numerous other authors, is switching publishers and getting her own imprint.

Little, Brown and Company announced Tuesday that Boudreaux will officially begin her new job on Sept. 2,

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MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell injured in car accident

Apr 15, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC says its host Lawrence O'Donnell was injured with his brother Michael in a taxi accident Saturday while vacationing out of the country. The network didn't specify where the accident occurred.

The two were transported back to the United States — Lawrence to New York and ...

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Criterion Collection extends Hulu streaming deal

Apr 15, 2014

By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — The Criterion Collection and Hulu have extended their deal to keep the video platform as the exclusive streaming home of Criterion's vast library of art house films.

Terms of the deal, revealed exclusively to The Associated Press, weren't disclosed, but ...

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China Film takes 1st stake in Hollywood movies

Apr 15, 2014

By KELVIN CHAN, AP Business Writer

HONG KONG (AP) — China's state-owned film distributor is making its first investment in Hollywood movies by taking a stake in two Legendary Entertainment productions.

China Film Co. will make an "eight-figure equity investment" in two upcoming films, "Seventh Son"

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Norway restores, donates 1927 silent film to China

Apr 15, 2014

By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN, Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) — Norway donated a restored Chinese silent film from the 1920s to China's national film archive on Tuesday, despite a prolonged diplomatic chill between the countries over the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize.

Two representatives of the National Library of ...

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China Film takes 1st stake in Hollywood movies

Apr 15, 2014

By KELVIN CHAN, AP Business Writer

HONG KONG (AP) — China's state-owned film distributor is making its first investment in Hollywood movies by taking a stake in two Legendary Entertainment productions.

China Film Co. will make an "eight-figure equity investment" in two upcoming films, "Seventh Son"

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Coulson: 'Didn't know about tabloid phone hacking'

Apr 15, 2014

By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron's former communications chief said under oath Tuesday that he was never involved in phone hacking when he was the editor of a Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid.

Andy Coulson was asked by his lawyer in court whether he was "ever ...

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Victoria's Secret announces London fashion show

Apr 15, 2014

LONDON (AP) — London is getting a new fashion extravaganza — the Victoria's Secret Show, which will take place for the first time in the British capital this year.

Victoria's Secret models Adriana Lima and Candice Swanepoel joined Chief Marketing Officer Ed Razek at the company's London flagship ...

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Boston Globe Wins Pulitzer for Bombing Coverage

Apr 15, 2014

By DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — An award that usually is met with cheers and jubilation instead came with a moment of silence, as The Boston Globe won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for its "exhaustive and empathetic" coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt ...

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'Captain America,' 'Rio 2' top box office

Apr 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — In a springtime battle of sequels, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" stayed strong enough to narrowly triumph over the debut of "Rio 2."

According to Monday's final box office figures, the Disney's Marvel superhero sequel took in $41.3 million in its second weekend of release.

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Flavor Flav takes plea deal in Vegas battery case

Apr 14, 2014

By KEN RITTER, Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Entertainer Flavor Flav pleaded guilty Monday to reduced charges and was sentenced to probation and more counseling in a Las Vegas domestic violence case involving the teenage son of his longtime girlfriend.

The 55-year-old rapper and reality TV ...

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