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NAAAOM and Entertainment Studios to Amend $10 Billion Lawsuit against AT&T and DirecTV to Include the Newly Discovered Evidence of Racial Discrimination and Cover-up

Press release from the National Association of African American Owned Media, April 27, 2015: Knoyme King, an African-American female and a 30-year employee of AT&T, through her attorney Louis “Skip” Miller of Miller Barondess, has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit…

FX Networks Orders Road Comedy Pilot From Gillian Robespierre and Elisabeth Holm Starring Jenny Slate and Ari Graynor

Press release from FX, April 27, 2015: FX Networks has ordered a pilot co-created by the award-winning team of Gillian Robespierre and Elisabeth Holm, starring Jenny Slate and Ari Graynor, it was announced today by Nick Grad and Eric Schrier,…

Thom Beers to Depart FremantleMedia North America; Jennifer Mullin and Craig Cegielski Elevated to Co-CEOs

Press release from FremantleMedia North America, April 27, 2015: Thom Beers, CEO, FremantleMedia North America, today announced he will be stepping down as CEO when his contract with the company concludes this summer. Beers will be replaced by Jennifer Mullin,…

Daytime Television’s Biggest Stars, Honored TV Legends, a Surprise Prank and Long-Awaited Soap Star Reunion Ignite TV Fans and Trend on Social Media of the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards on Pop

Press release from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, April 26, 2015: The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards roared back to television tonight on Pop with a live broadcast that put the spotlight on show-stopping entertainment, daytime’s biggest…

E! Announces New Documentary Series Following Bruce Jenner’s Life as a Transgender Woman

Press release from E! Entertainment, April 24, 2015: E! announces a new documentary series with Bruce Jenner living his life as a transgender woman. The series will tell Bruce’s intimate story and will join him as he seeks out his…

Cablevision to Target ‘Cord Cutters’ With Product Offers for a New Generation of Consumers

Press release from Cablevision, April 23, 2015: Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC) announced today the launch of new Internet-focused Optimum product offers that provide greater choice and flexibility for the ‘cord cutter’ and ‘cord never’ generation of connectivity-minded consumers. With…

‘SNL’ Closes Out 40th Anniversary Season With Three Star-Studded Shows

Press release from NBC, April 23, 2015: SNL kicks off the final three shows of the season with Scarlett Johansson making her fourth hosting appearance on May 2. Johansson reprises her role as Black Widow in the highly anticipated “Avengers:…

Syfy Reveals 2015 Summer Programming Schedule

Press release from Syfy, April 23, 2105: Syfy continues to roll out an ambitious slate of original programming, with its Summer 2015 programming schedule announced today. The slate includes two new scripted series: Killjoys, from the producers of Orphan Black,…

Nickelodeon Acquires Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen Library of Series, Movies and Specials

Press release from Nickelodeon, April 23, 2015: Nickelodeon is bringing the content library of beloved TV and style icons Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen to its screens through the acquisition of four series, seven TV movies and two music video…

20th Television and WiOffer Partner to Deliver 2nd Screen Engagement Experiences for Advertisers

Press release from 20th Television and WiOffer, April 22, 2015: 20th Television, a division of 20th Century Fox Television, announces a partnership with WiOffer, a New York based cross-platform mobile company, to deliver television advertisers 2nd Screen engagement experiences. WiO’s…