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Bewkes May Break Up Time Warner, Says Report

28th December 2007

Incoming Time Warner CEO Jeffrey Bewkes is likely to movie quickly to dismantle the company by spinning off Time Warner Cable and selling AOL and Time Inc., according to Bloomberg News. Such a move would...

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Cohen Says Goodbye To Borat

22nd December 2007

Despite the huge success of the film, Sacha Baron Cohen has said he is unlikely to ever play Borat again.After appearances in series on Channel 4 and HBO, the antics of Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev...

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Cbs Snubbed By Actors Union

21st December 2007

CBS, the most-watched television network of 2007, received not a single nomination in any category for the Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony on January 27. ABC, on the other hand, received 11 nominations, three of...

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Hbo Sets Pay-per-view Record

18th December 2007

HBO's pay-per-view telecast on December 8 of the Floyd Mayweather-Ricky Hatton welterweight championship fight produced $47 million in revenue, helping to set a record for the year for the Time Warner pay-TV network. Some 850,000...

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Andy Serkis Signs Up To Tintin

17th December 2007

ANDY SERKIS is the first actor to sign up to the TINTIN movies.While there has been no official announcement of what role he will play, it is believed that Serkis will play Captain Haddock, a...

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Critics Score Golden Globe Tv Nods

14th December 2007

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which has often raised eyebrows with its selection of movie nominees for its Golden Globes awards, did the same thing -- in spades -- with its selection of TV nominees...

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Chase To Testify In Lawsuit Brought By Judge Over Sopranos

12th December 2007

The Sopranos creator, David Chase, is expected to testify in New Jersey this week in a federal lawsuit brought by former judge Robert Baer who claims that he was responsible for providing Chase with the...

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Bracco Sick Of Sopranos Blame

1st December 2007

Actress LORRAINE BRACCO is tired of THE SOPRANOS fans blaming her for the end of the hit mob show. Bracco, who played therapist Dr. Jennifer Melfi in the longrunning series, admits she's often stopped in...

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Hbo To Produce Film About Bonds And Steroid Scandal

30th November 2007

Only days after baseball giant (and Giant) Barry Bonds was indicted on charges of lying to a federal grand jury about his alleged use of performance-enhancing drugs, HBO announced Thursday that it has acquired rights...

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Hbo Backs Down Over Satc Battle

20th November 2007

U.S. TV network HBO has ended its battle with a woman it accused of naming her business after hit series SEX AND THE CITY. The cable giant threatened to oppose Jennifer Cassetta's plans to trademark...

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Strike Delays U.s. Little Britain

20th November 2007

The U.S. version of hit British TV comedy LITTLE BRITAIN is the latest small screen casualty of the Hollywood writers' strike. The six-part series, starring comedians Matt Lucas and David Walliams, had been tipped...

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Family Concerned Over Sevigny's Working Hours

16th November 2007

Actress CHLOE SEVIGNY is neglecting her friends because she works too hard on U.S. TV show BIG LOVE, according to the star's brother. Paul Sevigny fears his sister will lose her close friends and boyfriend...

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It's Official: Parsons Quitting Time Warner

6th November 2007

As expected, Dick Parsons will step down as chief executive of Time Warner Inc. at the end of the year but remain as chairman. On January 1, the company said, Parsons will hand over the...

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Jolie And Pitt Team Up For Tv Series

22nd October 2007

BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE are teaming up to produce a new TV series based on the lives of aid workers. The couple is working on a new small screen project - their first together...

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Brangelina Set For New Venture

22nd October 2007

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are to put their partnership skills to practice in their first production project together.According to the Hollywood Reporter, the glamorous Holly wood duo are set to create a behind-the-scenes drama...

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Sex And The City Movie In Trouble?

1st October 2007

The movie adaptation of hit TV series Sex and the City could be in trouble, according to set insiders.Plans for a film adaptation of Darren Star's HBO series were reportedly hampered by producers' inability to...

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At Emmys, It's Mob Rule For Final Time

17th September 2007

Last season's lowest-rated network was the biggest winner at Sunday night's 59th annual Emmy Awards bash, while last season's top-rated network took only a single trophy. NBC took home seven awards, including best comedy series...

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Xtina Adds To Pregnancy Rumours At Emmys

17th September 2007

Christina Aguilera has done little to dispel rumours she is expecting her first child following a hint-filled evening at the Emmy awards.Pregnancy rumours have followed the 26-year-old since June, and despite her best efforts arriving...

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Spike Lee + Timberlake Among The Winners At Creative Emmys

10th September 2007

American TV movie BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE emerged victorious at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Saturday (08Sep07) night, winning five prizes. The HBO drama took home the awards for Best Make-Up, Best...

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Falco To Join 30 Rock

7th September 2007

Former SOPRANOS actress EDIE FALCO is set to join the ALEC BALDWIN in his hit TV show 30 ROCK. Falco, who played mob boss Tony Soprano's wife Carmela on the HBO series, will appear in...

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Robbins Blasts Iraq War `Experts' In Tv Rant

27th August 2007

Actor/activist TIM ROBBINS lost his cool on U.S. TV during an appearance on REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER on Friday night (24Aug07) when he attacked the "experts" who took America to war with Iraq. The...

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Timberlake Breaks Camera Records For Tv Special

25th August 2007

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE will make TV concert special history next month (03Sep07) after using 43 cameras to film his Madison Square Garden HBO spectacular in New York. Cameramen used the latest technology to cover the pop...

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Surf Drama Axed

15th August 2007

REBECCA DE MORNAY's much-hyped surfing drama JOHN FROM CINCINNATI has seen its last wave - the show has been cancelled. The show failed to win over viewers and critics called it "strange" and "unlikable" and...

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Fascinating Fact 3746

13th August 2007

THE SOPRANOS star JAMES GANDOLFINI is returning to U.S. TV network HBO to star in ABCD CAMP, in which he plays the man who signed basketball ace MICHAEL JORDAN to the first multi-million dollar shoe...

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Pollack Drops Out Of Film Due To Illness

7th August 2007

Academy award-winning director Sydney Pollack has dropped out of his latest movie due to illness.Pollack was working on the HBO political drama Recount which shows people affected by the presidential election recount in Florida in...

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Pollack Quits Election Movie

7th August 2007

Filmmaker SYDNEY POLLACK has pulled out of a film based on the 2000 U.S. presidential election after being struck down with a mystery illness. The Oscar-winning director was due to produce a film depicting the...

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Nbc: Last In Ratings; First In Awards

23rd July 2007

The fourth-rated network continued to pile up awards Saturday. NBC was honored by the Television Critics Association with the group's top award -- outstanding program of the year -- for the freshman Heroes. The network's...

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Sopranos Nominated For 15 Emmys

19th July 2007

New Jersey gangster drama The Sopranos has picked up 15 nominations for this year's prestigious Emmy TV awards.After concluding in the US earlier this year, The Sopranos has been nominated for a clutch of gongs...

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Little Britain Adopted By Us

13th July 2007

Little Britain creators Matt Lucas and David Walliams are to make an American version of the show, it has been announced.Filming on the new project is due to begin in the autumn, with the six-part...

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Little Britain To Take On U.s.

12th July 2007

British comedy stars MATT LUCAS and DAVID WALLIAMS are making an American version of their hit TV sketch LITTLE BRITAIN. The pair will transport existing characters and create new ones for the programme which will...

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