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Dwayne Johnson Reteams With Mark Wahlberg For Tv Show

3rd May 2013

Dwayne Johnson is eyeing a move to the small screen after signing up for a new Tv series with his Pain & Gain co-star Mark Wahlberg.The wrestler-turned-actor will play the lead role in the new...

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Hbo Go Won't Go It Alone

2nd May 2013

HBO's Game of Thrones may have become the most pirated television series of 2012. HBO GO passcodes may have become valuable currency among subscsribers' family and friends. And an HBO fan may have set up...

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Fascinating Fact: 3638453

1st May 2013

Tv executives at America's Hbo network are putting together a four-hour mini-series about Frank Sinatra. The documentary, which will air over four nights next year (14), will feature previously unseen home movies and private performances...

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John Legend Producing Gritty Tv Drama

19th April 2013

Singer/songwriter John Legend is set to tap into his personal experiences of the music industry for a new U.S. Tv series.The Get Lifted hitmaker has teamed with producer/director Tony Krantz to develop and executive produce...

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Steven Soderbergh's Behind The Candelabra To Compete For Palme D'or At Cannes

18th April 2013

Director Steven Soderbergh will bow out of the movie industry with a bang - his Liberace biopic Behind The Candelabra has been nominated for the top prize at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.The movie, starring...

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Robert De Niro's Film About His Late Father Picked Up

18th April 2013

Robert De Niro's new film about his late father has been snapped up by bosses at cable Tv network Hbo.The movie star is the producer of filmmaker Perri Peltz's documentary, The Education of Dee Dee...

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Analysts Disagree About Future Of Netflix

16th April 2013

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,...

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Cnn Ratings Heat Up For Anthony Bourdain Series

16th April 2013

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...

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The Bible: Already Out On Home Video

8th April 2013

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...

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Nora Ephron's Son To Make Documentary About Her Life

8th April 2013

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...

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

By Michael West | 4th April 2013

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...

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Fascinating Fact: 3584637

2nd April 2013

Hit fantasy drama Game Of Thrones has officially been renewed by Hbo network bosses for a fourth season, two days after its season three premiere became the most watched opener of the series, with 4.4...

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

2nd April 2013

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...

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Game Of Thrones A Game For Pirates

1st April 2013

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...

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Conservative Catholic Group Blasts Maher

29th March 2013

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...

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Phil Spector's Wife Turns Love Letters Into New Songs

22nd March 2013

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...

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Lana Clarkson's Former Publicist Furious Over Phil Spector Movie

21st March 2013

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...

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Laura Dern's Tv Drama Axed

20th March 2013

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...

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Al Pacino Left With A Stoop After Playing Phil Spector

18th March 2013

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...

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Phil Spector's Wife Upset By New Tv Movie

14th March 2013

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...

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Cate Blanchett To Play Brave Cancer Victim

13th March 2013

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...

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Liberace's Former Lover Scott Thorson Charged With Burglary

11th March 2013

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...

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

11th March 2013

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...

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Dennis Rodman Opens Children's Basketball Camp In North Korea

27th February 2013

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...

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Fascinating Fact: 3529403

26th February 2013

Author and Tv writer Jonathan Ames is reviving his axed comedy series Bored To Death as a small screen movie. The show, starring Jason Schwartzman as a bumbling private detective, ran for three seasons on...

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Adele Wants Beyonce-style Documentary For Awards Grand Slam

26th February 2013

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,...

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Game Of Thrones Season 3 Trailer Finally Hits (Watch)

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd February 2013

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...

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Fascinating Fact: 3514245

20th February 2013

R&B superstar BEYONCE has scored cable channel HBO's most-watched documentary film in almost 10 years after 1.8 million viewers tuned in to her Life is But a Dream film, which premiered in the U.S. on...

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Luck Screenwriter Brings Back Drama Via Blog

20th February 2013

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...

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The Things They Tweet: 3503902

17th February 2013

"Watching Beyonce's Hbo special and all I got to say is... B a rockstar sistah (sic)! You are all that God made you to be! Queen B Rocks. You look so happy and so blessed...

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