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 2020-10-16 12:53 

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Heyday Snags Ashley Audrain's Debut Novel 'The Push' After Nine-Way Bidding War...

Heyday Television, the production company run by Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and Marriage Story producer David Heyman, has acquired the film and TV rights to Ashley Audrain's debut novel Th......

 2020-10-16 12:14 

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International Insider: Quiet Cannes; HBO Max Spending Spree; More Covid Chaos; NBCU Bombshell...

Hello, Jake Kanter here, and welcome to the latest edition of International Insider. This week, we ponder Mipcom's slim pickings and examine the problems of production in a pandemic. Scroll o......

 2020-10-16 11:53 

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Brexit: Boris Johnson Tells UK To "Get Ready' For No Deal With EU...

Amid a pandemic which is battering the UK economy and public health, Prime Minister Boris Johnson heaped more misery on the population today with news that the country should "get ready"......

 2020-10-16 10:42 

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UK 500M Film & TV Insurance Restart Scheme Officially Opens Today Following State Aid Approval...

The UK's 500M Film and TV Production Restart Scheme officially opens today following state aid approval being granted by the EU. The DCMS has extended the deadline for registration and start......

 2020-10-16 10:24 

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International Film Oscar: 'When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit' & 'And Tomorrow The Entire World' Among German Potentials...

German Films has released a list of ten films that were submitted by German producers for consideration to become the country's International Feature Oscar contender. Among the front-runners ......

 2020-10-16 09:57 

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Netflix Doubles Down On UK-Made Reality Shows With Studio Lambert & Lion Television Formats...

EXCLUSIVE: Netflix is making good on its promise to move at pace into reality and competition series after partnering with two British-based, All3Media-owned producers on new formats. Deadline can ......

 2020-10-16 09:53 

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'Patrick Melrose' & 'The Wheel Of Time' Outfit Little Island Options TV Rights To Sci-Fi Thriller 'The Book Of Malachi'...

UK TV outfit Little Island Productions (Patrick Melrose) has acquired TV rights to T. C. Farren's well-received sci-fi thriller novel The Book of Malachi, we can reveal. The story follows Malachi, ......

 2020-10-16 04:48 

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Jeff Wachtel Exits As President of NBCUniversal International Studios...

EXCLUSIVE: Jeff Wachtel is leaving NBCUniversal after almost two decades at the company, most recently as President of NBCUniversal International Studios since 2018. According to sources, there had......

 2020-10-16 04:13 

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Jane Wiseman Exits As Netflix VP Original Series...

EXCLUSIVE: Jane Wiseman is out as VP, Original Series at Netflix after almost seven years at the streamer where she was head of comedy. The departure comes amid management changes following the ele......

 2020-10-16 03:57 

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Town Hall Debates Zinged By Online Celebrity Reactions...

As reactions pour in to tonight's dueling Town Hall debates, most opinions seemed firmly fixed on one side of the aisle or another. While that's not unexpected, it does point out that f......

 2020-10-16 02:12 

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Savannah Guthrie Saves NBC News From Total Town Hall Debacle As She Grills An Irritable Donald Trump -- Review...

As puzzling as it was that NBC News scheduled its town hall with Donald Trump against ABC News and Joe Biden, credit is due to moderator Savannah Guthrie for turning it into much more of an hourlon......

 2020-10-16 02:01 

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Joe Biden's ABC Town Hall Was Deep Dive TV That Was Good For Democracy & Bad For Donald Trump - Review...

Donald Trump may have been twirling like a rabid squirrel over on NBC, but on the unique night in America's challenged democracy, Joe Biden's town hall on ABC was a display of a candidate in contro......

 2020-10-16 01:45 

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ViacomCBS Reveals Writers For 2020-2021 Mentoring Program...

ViacomCBS has revealed the 11 writers set to participate in its annual Writers Mentoring Program. The network announced Thursday its lineup of scribes, selected from a pool of over 1,600 applicants......

 2020-10-16 01:29 

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Burbank Cracks Down On Public Mask-Wearing, Threatens Citations And Fines...

Starting tomorrow, employees of Warner Bros. and Disney, among others, had better make sure they have a mask on when they venture out into Burbank. That's when the city's private enforc......

 2020-10-16 01:23 

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Los Angeles Coronavirus Update: 24 New Deaths In County; Official Slams Herd Immunity Plan...

Local health officials on Thursday reported 24 new deaths from COVID-19 in Los Angeles County over the past 24 hours and 1,233 new cases. The countrywide totals now stand at 6,834 deaths and more t......

 2020-10-16 00:43 

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'One Tree Hill,' 'Ray Donovan' Actor Austin Nichols Signs With A3...

Austin Nichols has signed with A3 artists Agency. The actor, known for his roles in One Tree Hill and The Day After Tomorrow, has an extensive and diverse resume of films, TV series and shorts. Nic......

 2020-10-16 00:30 

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Donald Trump Gets In Heated Exchange With Savannah Guthrie In Opener To NBC News Town Hall...

Donald Trump's town hall with NBC News — competing against a similar event with Joe Biden on ABC News — opened with a contentious series of questions with moderator Savannah Guthr......

 2020-10-16 00:00 

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APA Signs 'Blindspot' Actress Audrey Esparza...

Blindspot's Audrey Esparza has signed with APA. The actress, who has appeared as Tasha Zapata in the NBC crime drama, has a number of TV and film credits to her name. Additional titles includ......

 2020-10-15 23:52 

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Vaughn McClure Dies: ESPN NFL Reporter Focused On Atlanta Falcons Was 48...

Vaughn McClure, who covered the Atlanta Falcons beat for ESPN, died this week at his home near Atlanta. He was 48 and no cause of death was revealed. A former Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times ......

 2020-10-15 23:26 

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CuriosityStream Ends First Day Of Trading On Nasdaq With 11% Gain...

CuriosityStream ended its first day of trading on the Nasdaq on Thursday at $11.20 a share, up 11% in its initial public offering. Founded by Discovery founder John Hendricks in 2015, the company r......

 2020-10-15 23:22 

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New Line Acquires Katie Wech Untitled Spec: Think 'Sausage Party' Meets 'Toy Story' With R-Rating...

EXCLUSIVE: New Line has acquired an untitled spec script by Katie Wech for an untitled but hard R-rated comedy spec script that is best described was referred to me as Sausage Party meets Toy Story......

 2020-10-15 23:18 

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Film Review: 'The Kid Detective' Starring Adam Brody...

There are certain films that you just know are Canadian after five minutes — they're milder, softer, more congenial and eager to please than their south-of-the-border counterparts would be — and th......

 2020-10-15 22:43 

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'You': Travis Van Winkle & Shalita Grant Join Season 3 Of Netflix Series...

EXCLUSIVE: Former The Last Ship star Travis Van Winkle and NCIS: New Orleans alumna Shalita Grant are set as series regulars opposite Penn Badgley and Victoria Pedretti on the upcoming third season......

 2020-10-15 22:34 

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Twitter Goes Dark Hours Before Dueling Presidential Town Halls...

UPDATED with company statement. Twitter has started to come back online for many users just prior to tonight's presidential town halls. "Twitter has been down for many of you and we're ......

 2020-10-15 22:30 

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George Clooney To Direct Adaptation Of John Grisham's 'Calico Joe'; Smokehouse Will Produce Along With Bob Dylan's Grey Water Park Banner...

George Clooney and Grant Heslov are set to give a feature adaptation of John Grisham's baseball-themed novel Calico Joe, with Clooney attached to direct. Clooney and Heslov will also produce under ......

 2020-10-15 22:23 

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Joan Barnett Dies: Emmy-Nominated Producer Of 'Adam' Was 74...

Joan Barnett, the Emmy-nominated producer of the television movie Adam, died in Boston at age 74 after a prolonged illness. Barnett was an executive producer for Adam, a 1983 film about the kidnapp......

 2020-10-15 22:16 

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How Hollywood Is Working To Help Boost Turnout Among Voters Of Color...

With COVID-19 disproportionately impacting minority groups and accounts of police brutality against Black Americans becoming all too frequent, the lead up to the presidential election has been like......

 2020-10-15 22:11 

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'Always Wright' Mystery Drama From 'For Life' EP Sonay Hoffman In Works At NBC...

EXCLUSIVE: NBC has put in development Always Wright, a drama from For Life executive producer Sonay Hoffman and Sony Pictures TV, where Hoffman is under an overall deal. Written by Hoffman, Always ......

 2020-10-15 21:55 

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CBS News To Broadcast Election Night Coverage From Times Square...

CBS News will base its election night coverage from Times Square for the first time, in ViacomCBS's headquarters at 1515 Broadway. The network on Thursday announced its plans for coverage of ......

 2020-10-15 21:32 

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Conan O'Brien Jabs NBC Over Trump Town Hall Fiasco, Bringing Back Memories Of 'The Tonight Show' Shambles...

Conan O'Brien has poked fun at his former employer NBC over its handling of President Donald Trump's town hall a dig that drew comparisons to the way the network bungled The Tonight Show successi......

 2020-10-15 21:06 

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Jim Carrey, Wanda Sykes & Others Support NBC Blackout Of Trump Town Hall, Push Followers To Watch & Amplify ABC's Joe Biden Event...

Refresh for updates: Tension between Thursday night's presidential town halls continues to unfold as hoards of Twitter users are calling to boycott NBC's coverage of President Donald Tr......

 2020-10-15 21:03 

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Paul Frank Dies: Longtime Entertainment Executive Was 53...

Paul Frank, a entertainment executive who worked on both the creative and business sides of the industry for 30 years, died unexpectedly of a suspected heart attack on September 30 in his home in L......

 2020-10-15 21:02 

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Tony Award Snubs, What Ifs And That Strange Case Of Aaron Tveit...

Blame the coronavirus for this year's drastically reduced roster of eligible Tony Award nominees, and Tony nominators for overlooking at least a few possibilities. Even with only 18 Broadway ......

 2020-10-15 20:55 

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Warner Bros And Universal Bosses Say No Movie Theater Buyouts In The Works, But "We're Rooting For Them"...

Donna Langley, chairman of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, and Ann Sarnoff, chair and CEO of Warner Bros had the same reaction Thursday when asked if their companies had any interest in buyin......

 2020-10-15 20:32 

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RedBird Capital Opening LA Office, Sets Longtime Goldman Sachs Media Banker Andy Gordon To Run It...

RedBird Capital Partners, the investment firm with stakes in David Ellison's Skydance Media and the YES Network, is opening a West Coast office in Los Angeles and has hired longtime top Goldman Sac......

 2020-10-15 20:02 

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'The Resident': 'How To Get Away With Murder' Alum Conrad Ricamora To Recur On Season 4...

EXCLUSIVE: How To Get Away With Murder alum Conrad Ricamora is set for a key recurring role on the upcoming fourth season of Fox's hit medical drama The Resident. Ricamora will play Dr. Jake ......

 2020-10-15 20:00 

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'Doc McStuffins' Creator Chris Nee Unveils New Slate Of Inclusive Animated Preschool Series For Netflix...

Chris Nee and her production company Laughing Wild are best known for creating all-inclusive children's programming such as Doc McStuffins and Vampirina in bringing more representation to Net......

 2020-10-15 19:45 

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C-SPAN Places Steve Scully On Indefinite Leave After He Admits To False Claim About His Twitter Hack...

Steve Scully, the longtime C-SPAN anchor who was to moderate the second presidential town hall debate this evening, is being placed on leave after he admitted that he falsely claimed that his Twitt......

 2020-10-15 19:27 

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How Sacha Baron Cohen's Plan To Use 'Borat' Sequel To Combat Facebook & Twitter Holocaust Denier Policies Evolved With Abrupt About Face & Surprise Lawsuit...

EXCLUSIVE: You could tell from Sacha Baron Cohen's 2019 ADL speech and his just published Time Magazine guest column that an edgy criticism of social media platforms Facebook and Twitter for ......

 2020-10-15 19:06 

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As Donald Trump Blasts Twitter And Facebook, FCC Chairman Says He Will Move Forward With Plans To 'Clarify' Section 230...

The chairman of the FCC issued a statement on Thursday saying that he plans to move forward with efforts to clarify Section 230, the provision of a 1996 law that gives immunity to internet companie......

 2020-10-15 19:06 

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As Donald Trump Blasts Twitter And Facebook, FCC Chairman Says He Will Move Forward With Plans To 'Clarify' Section 230...

The chairman of the FCC issued a statement on Thursday saying that he plans to move forward with efforts to clarify Section 230, the provision of a 1996 law that gives immunity to internet companie......

 2020-10-15 19:04 

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Emma Roberts To Produce YA Vampire Series 'First Kill' At Netflix...

Netflix has handed a series order to First Kill, a YA vampire series based on the short story by New York Times bestselling author Victoria "V. E." Schwab, with American Horror Story and Scream Que......

 2020-10-15 19:00 

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ARRAY Acquires Deepa Mehta's Adaptation Of 'Funny Boy', Filmmaker Talks Women Of Color Taking Award Season Spotlight...

Ava DuVernay's ARRAY Releasing has acquired the highly-anticipated dramatic feature Funny Boy directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Deepa Mehta. The film is based on the best-selling Canadian......

 2020-10-15 18:50 

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Donald Trump Attacks NBC As "The Worst" & Mocks Savannah Guthrie As Network Slammed Over Dueling Town Halls...

NBC are taking a lot of heat today for scheduling a town hall with Donald Trump tonight opposite Joe Biden on ABC, including from the ex-Celebrity Apprentice host himself. "So you know I'm being se......

 2020-10-15 18:19 

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'Bridgerton': Netflix Announces Release Date, Shares First Looks At New Shonda Rhimes Series...

Netflix has dropped the release date and first-look images for its upcoming Shonda Rhimes series Bridgerton. The streamer announced Thursday that the first Netflix-Shondaland title, created by Rhim......

 2020-10-15 18:05 

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'Americanah' Limited Series Not Moving Forward At HBO Max After Lupita Nyong'o Exits...

Americanah will not be moving forward at HBO Max. The limited series had been a longtime passion project of Lupita Nyong'o who was set to star in and executive produce the adaptation of Chima......

 2020-10-15 18:00 

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Latinx Creators Sign Open Letter To #EndLatinXclusion In Hollywood: "We Are Tired"...

October 15 marks the end of Hispanic Heritage Month and some of the top creators in TV and film are punctuating it with a demand for change when it comes to Latinx representation — and they h......

 2020-10-15 18:00 

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'Black Monday': Showtime Renews Don Cheadle Dark Comedy For Season 3...

Black Monday will live to see another crash after it was picked up for a third season by Showtime. Don Cheadle's dark comedy has been renewed for another ten-episode run and will start production n......

 2020-10-15 18:00 

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Ed Burns 1980s Dramedy 'Bridge and Tunnel' Gets Epix Series Greenlight, Sets Cast...

Epix has given a six-episode series order to Bridge and Tunnel, a half-hour dramedy written, directed and produced by Edward Burns. It is slated for a Jan. 24, 2021 premiere. The project, previousl......

 2020-10-15 17:29 

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Darren Barnet, Harry Shum Jr., James Saito, Mikaela Hoover and Heather McMahan Join 'Love Hard'...

EXCLUSIVE: Darren Barnet, Harry Shum Jr., James Saito, Mikaela Hoover and Heather McMahan have rounded out the cast of Netflix's romantic comedy Love Hard starring Jimmy O. Yang and Nina Dobr......

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