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2014 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award Winners Announced — CBS and NBC Honored for Breaking News Coverage; CIR Wins Two Awards and ESPN Wins for the First Time for Investigative Reporting

Press release from Columbia Journalism School, Dec. 18, 2013: Fourteen winners of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards were announced today by Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Four awards will be given for breaking news coverage including reporting by…

Miramax and The Weinstein Company Enter Into Multi-Year Production and Distribution Agreement Reuniting Weinsteins and Company They Founded

Press release from Miramax and The Weinstein Company, Dec. 16, 2013: Miramax and The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today a multi-year, multi-title film, television and live stage co-production and co-distribution agreement involving library- derived and original development projects covering some…

71st Annual Golden Globes Nominations (Announced Dec. 12, 2013)

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA a. BREAKING BAD AMCSony Pictures Televisionb. DOWNTON ABBEY PBSCarnival Filmsc. THE GOOD WIFE CBSCBS Television Studios in Association with Scott Free Productions and King SizeProductionsd. HOUSE OF CARDS NETFLIXDonen/Fincher/Roth and Trigger Street Productions, Inc. in…

A+E Networks to Launch New Network — FYI; BIO Channel Rebranding as FYI to Inspire Personal Creativity With an Adventurous and Less Prescriptive Approach to All Aspects of Viewers’ Lives in Summer 2014

Press release from A+E Networks, Dec. 11, 2013: Launching summer 2014, A+E Networks’ BIO Channel will be rebranded as FYI, a contemporary lifestyle network reflecting how people actually live their lives today, it was announced today by Nancy Dubuc, President…

Nominations Announced for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards — Ceremony Will Be Simulcast Live on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT

Press release from SAG-AFTRA, Dec. 11, 2013: Nominees for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards for outstanding performances in 2013 in five film and eight television categories as well as the SAG Awards honors for outstanding action performances by…

‘The Real’ Cleared in Over 70% of the Country for Fall ’14

Press release from Warner Bros. Television Group, Dec. 9, 2013: “The Real,” the one-hour daily talk show, hosted by a dynamic team of Tamar Braxton, Loni Love, Adrienne Bailon, Jeannie Mai and Tamera Mowry-Housley, has been cleared in over 70%…

Sarah Palin Joins Sportsman Channel as Host of Original Series ‘Amazing America With Sarah Palin’

Press release from Sportsman Channel, Dec. 9, 2013: Former U.S. vice presidential candidate, governor, best-selling author and original “Mama Grizzly” Sarah Palin returns to series television on Sportsman Channel to host a new show — the first part of the…

Viacom Realigns Music and Entertainment Ad Sales to Create New Convergent Structure

Press release from Viacom, Dec. 4, 2013: Viacom Inc. today announced a realignment of its Viacom Media Networks Music and Entertainment Ad Sales group to merge its television, digital and mobile teams into a single convergent sales organization. The convergent…