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Cnn Ratings Heat Up For Anthony Bourdain Series

TV chef Anthony Bourdain's new series on CNN, Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, debuted on Sunday with 747,000 viewers of whom 282,000 were in the 25-54 age group, the demo advertisers prize when it comes to...

Analysts Disagree About Future Of Netflix

Two financial analysts issued widely divergent views of Netflix's potential on Monday. B. Riley & Co. analyst Eric Wold noted that while Netflix has a clear lead in streaming -- mostly TV reruns, older movies,...

The Bible: Already Out On Home Video

In what is perhaps the fastest turn-around from TV series to home-video release in history, 20th Century Fox Home Video has released the History Channel's 10-hour miniseries The Bible on DVD ($59.95) and Blu-ray Disc...

Nora Ephron's Son To Make Documentary About Her Life

Late filmmaker Nora Ephron is to be the subject of a new Tv documentary created by her journalist son.Jacob Bernstein is to direct and co-produce Hbo movie Everything Is Copy, an "intimate portrait" of the...

Christopher Abbott Abruptly Leaves 'Girls' After "Issues" With Lena Dunham

Just when things were hotting up between Christopher Abbott's character Charlie and Allison Williams' Marnie on HBO series Girls, the actor has abruptly left the series due to issues he was having with creator Lena...

Game Of Thrones Piracy? Hbo Exec Says, Who Cares?

One day after Britain's Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT) spoke out against the extensive pirating of HBO's Game of Thrones -- it reportedly was the most illegally downloaded TV series of 2012 -- the head...

Game Of Thrones A Game For Pirates

The HBO series Game of Thrones has become one of the most pirated TV shows ever, with one episode downloaded more than four million times, Britain's Independent on Sunday reported, noting that by the time...

Conservative Catholic Group Blasts Maher

Lapsed Catholic Bill Maher has drawn the wrath of the nation's largest Catholic lay group, the Catholic League, which has accused him of making vile and obscene attacks on the church. In a letter to...

Phil Spector's Wife Turns Love Letters Into New Songs

Incarcerated music mogul Phil Spector's wife has turned love letters she has received from the producer from behind bars into songs for a new Ep.Rachelle Spector, who maintains her husband is innocent of the murder...

Lana Clarkson's Former Publicist Furious Over Phil Spector Movie

Lana Clarkson's former publicist has accused the makers of an upcoming Phil Spector biopic of casting doubt on the music producer's conviction for killing the actress.Al Pacino plays the hitmaker as he stands trial for...

Laura Dern's Tv Drama Axed

Actress Laura Dern's critically-acclaimed Tv drama Enlightened has been cancelled after two seasons.The Jurassic Park star co-created the series with writer/director Mike White and Dern won a Golden Globe for her role in the show...

Al Pacino Left With A Stoop After Playing Phil Spector

Hollywood legend Al Pacino was left with a stoop after spending months hunched over to play incarcerated music mogul Phil Spector in a new Tv movie.The Godfather star went to great lengths to adopt the...

Phil Spector's Wife Upset By New Tv Movie

Disgraced music mogul Phil Spector's wife has blasted the producers of a new Tv movie about the producer's murder trial, insisting the project makes her husband look like a monster.Rachelle Spector is still convinced her...

Cate Blanchett To Play Brave Cancer Victim

Cate Blanchett is taking on one of the most heart-rending roles of her career - she will play a breast cancer victim who battles the disease while planning her wedding.The Elizabeth star has joined forces...

Liberace's Former Lover Scott Thorson Charged With Burglary

Liberace's former toyboy lover Scott Thorson is facing a jail sentence amid allegations of burglary and identity theft.The 53 year old, also known as Jess Marlow, was arrested by police in Reno, Nevada on 22...

Sarah Jessica Parker: 'Sex And The City Made Girls Possible'

Sarah Jessica Parker is convinced her hit Tv show Sex And The City paved the way for Girls, insisting Lena Dunham's series would not have been possible without its glossy predecessor.The actress, who starred in...

Dennis Rodman Opens Children's Basketball Camp In North Korea

Retired athlete Dennis Rodman has jetted to North Korea to run a basketball camp for children.The former Chicago Bulls ace is teaming up with three members of New York City's Harlem Globetrotters to coach youngsters...

Adele Wants Beyonce-style Documentary For Awards Grand Slam

Adele wants to follow in Beyonce's footsteps by making a Tv documentary to get herself one step closer to winning all four of Hollywood's top prizes.The British singer is aiming for the Hollywood quadruple honour,...

Game Of Thrones Season 3 Trailer Finally Hits (Watch)

Game of Thrones season 3 is on it’s way, and if the dark television adverts aren’t enough to convince you, then the new trailer will have to do. And it’s good; oh it’s good. If...

Luck Screenwriter Brings Back Drama Via Blog

Characters from axed horseracing drama Luck have been brought back to life by the Tv show's screenwriter in a new blog.The Hbo series, starring Dustin Hoffman, Nick Nolte and Dennis Farina, was cancelled last year...

Time Warner Cable Channels Buoy Conglomerate

Time Warner may be the only media conglomerate among the top five -- the others are Comcast (NBC), News Corp (Fox), Disney (ABC) and National Amusements (CBS) -- without a broadcast network of its own...

Lena Dunham Working On New Tv Show

Girls creator Lena Dunham is expanding her Tv credentials by signing up to write a new show based on the memoirs of a stylist to the stars.Dunham, who writes, stars in and directs Girls, will...

Lena Dunham On Board For Betty Halbreich Based Comedy Hbo Show

If she wasn't already busy enough Lena Dunham is allegedly on board to help write the screenplay for personal shopper Betty Halbreich's autobiography, All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go, according to The Hollywood Reporter.Dunham...

Doug Ellin Gets Go-ahead For Entourage Movie

Director Doug Ellin has officially been given the green light to take the boys from his hit Tv series Entourage to the big screen.The show, created by Ellin and executive produced by Mark Wahlberg, starred...

Stephen Merchant To Get U.s. Sitcom

British writer/actor Stephen Merchant is following his pal Ricky Gervais to Hollywood - Tv bosses want him to make a sitcom based on his stand-up comedy routine.Merchant teamed up with Gervais to help write hit...

Dustin Hoffman Targeted By Peta Again For 'Cold And Irresponsible' Luck Remarks

Dustin Hoffman has been blasted by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) after suggesting Tv bosses were too quick to cancel his horse racing drama Luck amid outrage from the animal rights group.Hoffman,...

Dustin Hoffman: 'Tv Bosses Were Too Hasty To Cancel Luck'

Dustin Hoffman is convinced bosses at U.S. Tv network Hbo made a "hasty decision" to cancel horse-racing drama Luck following animal cruelty complaints, insisting the "facts were so distorted".Activists at People for the Ethical Treatment...

Jailed Russian Rockers Documentary A Hit At Sundance

A documentary about the plight of Russian punk band Pussy Riot has been picked up by executives at U.S. network Hbo after its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah.Pussy Riot - A...

Tom Hanks And Steven Spielberg Making Tv Miniseries

Actor Tom Hanks is re-teaming with Steven Spielberg to make a new Tv miniseries about World War Ii.The pair's as-yet-untitled show for America's Hbo network will tell the story of aerial wars fought by bombers...

Actor Robert F. Chew Dies

The Wire star Robert F. Chew has died at the age of 52.The heavyweight actor died in his sleep at his home in Baltimore, Maryland on Thursday (17Jan13).His cause of death has been identified as...

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